London: John Stockdale, 1787. First English Edition. Octavo; VG-; 382 pages; full brown leather binding paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering; Professionally rebound; Lacking map; Fold-out table of Native American tribes intact; pages toned; a few spots of liquid at upper edge, text unaffected; JG Consignment; Shelved Case 1.
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Philadelphia: Prichard and Hall, 1788. First American Edition. Octavo, , 244,  pages; G; bound in contemporary mottled brown leather, flat spine with gilt bands and lettering; chipping to head of spine; rubbing and bumping to corners; front hinge shaken, with lower half detached; an unrestored copy, no signs of repair to binding; collation: [A]2, [B]4, C-G4, H3/4, I4, K1-3, L4, M-Z4, 2A-2I4, lacking H1/2, K4, L1-L3 (corresponds to pages 49-52, 71-78); L4 and M1 partially loose; title page has a strip torn off at the head, does not impact text; name written on title page; first and last few leaves and pastedowns have light to moderate browning in irregular along edges, probably from binder's glue; mild foxing throughout; lacking folding demographic Table of Virginia Indians; map on page 20 present; 4 pages of ads in rear as called for; JG consignment; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: James Crissy, 1834. Second Edition, Early Issue. Thick octavo, 460, 42, viii, 448, 32, v, 10 maps; VG; bound in contemporary full brown leather, flat compartmentalized spine, gilt lettering and rules; gilt roll to board edges; repair to front hinge; bumping to corners, mild shelfwear; interior clean; some gatherings have more bleeding than others, causing a variance of color in the text block; Atlas with engraved vignette title, all 10 folding maps present and in excellent condition; lacking engraved frontispiece portrait of Washington in volume one, tissue-guard present; JG consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Johnson and Ward, 1862. Folio, 99 pages, 64 lithographed maps; G; bound in original publisher's three-quarters calf with embossed green cloth covers, titling in gilt on front cover and spine, marbled endpapers; front gutter partially open; most maps with light foxing; hand-colored plates; shelved above case 3.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
[Washington, D.C.?]: [Publisher Not Identified], . First Edition. Thin Octavo, 16 pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards and endpapers; some rubbing to binding; lacking title page and map; ex-Columbia Historical Society library, with their stamps to interior and sticker to front board, bookplate to front pastedown; first page with some period writing; extremely scarce in any condition; HSDC consignment; shelved case 9 3/4.
Philadelphia: C. P. Wayne, 1805-1807. First Edition, Second Issue. Octavos, 5 volumes; VG; newly bound in marbled calf, paneled spines with gilt; marbled endpapers; scattered light penciling throughout; frontispiece of volume 1 offsetting to title page; lacking atlas volume; Second Issue, with 1805 to volumes 1-4, 1807 to volume 5; shelved above Civil War.
Glasgow: John Bryce and David Paterson, 1759. Second Edition. Octavo, xxii, 482 pages; G; in contemporary full calf, faded lettering to spine; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine; Lacking title page and ffep; names written to front pastedown, first page, rear pastedown; shelved case 1.
Washington, DC: 54th Presidential Inaugural Committee, 2001. 10mo., 75 pages; VG; small pamphlet with the American flag on the front cover, plain red rear; INSCRIBED by President George Bush 'Best Wishes, George Bush' on interior of front cover in blue marker/Sharpie; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1859. 16mo 403pp. hardcover in good condition. Association copy, written on paste down endpaper: "[...]compliments of the author" Brown cloth cover boards show soiling, bumping and some chipping at bottom edge. Head and tail of spine cloth with closed tears; spine sunned. Gutter starting, pg 239. Text is foxed and toned. Leaves warped. A good copy. Spine is brown with gold text. Shelve case 1.
New York: Random House, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 115 pages; VG/VG-; spine green with white and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$4.95'; dust jacket has mild chipping to corners, head and tail of spine, cracking to hinges; text block and interior clean; shelved case 6.
Gaithersburg, MD: Flower Valley Press, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 132 pages, VG-/VG-; white DJ, black lettering: overall mild wear to DJ, yellowing/light soiling to covers, "$44.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black matte cloth boards, white lettering to spine: slight material loss to head and corners; mild denting to edges of boards; light age-toning/wear to text-block; clean and bright green and black illustrated endpapers; interior clean, with numerous full-color plates of Harper's work; INSCRIBED by Harper to verso of ffep and to laid-in Department of the Interior Museum postcard featuring an exhibit of the same name open through February 28, 1998; shelved Case 11.
Richmond, VA: The Valentine Museum, 1918. First edition. Four volumes, octavo. VG with no dust jacket. Green spine with gold lettering. Very slight foxing to book block edges, age-toning to text pages. Marking to front free end paper of volume 1. Covers and binding very good. Volume four continuous pagination to 2768pp. Shelved high in aisle 16.
Chicago: American Historical Society, 1924. First Edition, First Printing. 4tos.; VOL. 1 [COLONIAL PERIOD: 1607-1763 & INDEX, 424 pp.]; VOL. 2 [FEDERAL PERIOD: 1763-1861, pp. 542]; VOL. 3 [VIRGINIA SINCE 1861, 421 pp.]; VOL. 5 [VIRGINIA BIOGRAPHY, 568 pp.]; VOL. 6 [VIRGINIA BIOGRAPHY, 649 pp.]; G+; black cloth-covered spines and boards, with faded gold lettering to spine, green and blue marbled endpapers; bumping, chipping to spines; slight age-toning and rubbing to boards and spines, particularly Vols. 1 and 6; bumping and fraying to corners; fading to dark blue marbled text-blocks, particularly Vol. 1; age-toning to interiors, text legible; boards reinforced with pasted strip of green paper to gutter, all volumes; boards shaken despite repairs, binding intact; rubbing to edges of endpapers, all volumes; scratching to spines of Vols. 1, 3, and 5 to titles, text legible; tear to bottom of fore-edge of ffep, Vols. 1-2; tear to bottom of back paste-down, Vol. 5; VOL. 4 NOT INCLUDED in set; shelved Aisle B, above Law/Prison Studies & Criminology.
Cleveland: The world Publishing Company, 1966. Facsimile edition. Tall quarto in vellum with cloth ties; King James I coat of arms on front cover; pale blue case, velvet lined, with black and white illustration on front cover; VG/VG; case has moderate soiling and slight mark in the back; book in very good condition; slightly slanted forward due to thick vellum; includes pamphlet with historical introduction and bibliographical notes; shelved on front table; GP consignment; please contact us for shipping costs.
Gaithersburg, Maryland: Butternut Press, Inc., 1985. Facsimile reprint of 1896 edition inscribed by Author's Granddaughter. Hardcover octavo with dust jacket, both in Very Good + condition. Inscribed by author's granddaughter, Rosalie Goodhart Dietz, on second front endpaper. Also included is an invitation to meet the Mrs. Goodhart Dietz at a book signing. Otherwise no markings to text and pages are clean. Binding is tight. Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book jacket cover. Illustrated with B&W photos, illustrations, and maps throughout. 243 pp. All else is very good. - [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Hampton, Virginia: Virginia Numismatic Association, 1968, 1969. Mixed editions. Quarto; pp 237+265; G+/G; Beige spines with brown text; 2 volumes; numbered copies, vol. 1 is number 668 of 300 numbered copies starting with number 501; vol. 2 is number 186 of 1000 numbered copies; dust jackets have slight rubbing to exteriors, vol. 1 has tape mending to inside front, chipping to edges and corners, sticker to flaps, slight sun fading to exteriors; cloths have slight rubbing and scratches, slight sunning to exterior; text blocks show very slight wear to exterior edges, interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Richmond: Printed by Thomas Ritchie, 1819. Octavo; Poor+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red and black banners (faded), top and bottom portions torn away; Boards in brown leather with gold print (faded), mild warping, front and back cover separated from text block, tattering to corners, scuffing, significant shelfwear; Text block without endpapers, significant age-toning and foxing to paper, intermittent spine breaks, water stains to some pages, ink stain to title page; 716 pages.
Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard, n.d. . Limited First Edition [#312/1000]. Octavo, 108 pages, VG-/VG-; white DJ, golden yellow lettering: light age-toning/mild wear/scattered light fingerprint marks and other minor imperfections to covers of DJ, lettering (especially text to back cover) affected yet clear and legible; sticker to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, gold lettering: very light soiling to covers, very mild edgewear; light age-toning mostly to top, minor scattered foxing to text-block; signed by pinterior clean; ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; INSCRIBED by Bearrs to previous owner, dated 12/15/95; SIGNED by Bearss to limitation page, No. 312 of 1000 signed and numbered copies stated to limitation page, "1st Edition" stated to title page; shelved Civil War.
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Publishers, 1961. First Edition. Octavo; pp 627; G/G; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has modest wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; clipped front flap; light soiling to rear; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1963. Octavo; pp 399; G/no-DJ; dark red spine with gilt text; cloth shows moderately sunned exterior, some rubbing to edges, strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, some foxing to pastedowns and endpapers; interior clean.
Charleston, WV: West Virginia Publishing Company, 1942. Octavo; pp 383; G/fair; light green spine with ivory text; very rare in dj; dust jacket shows few chips to edges; some rubbing wear to exterior; missing front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has some foxing to exterior, mostly to spine and edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; deckled fore edge;.
n.p. The National Historical Society, 2008. Facsimile Reprints. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; red spines with gilt text; 4 volumes in 6 books: Vol. 1, Parts 1 and 2, General History; vol. 2, Maryland and Virginia; vol. 3, Parts 1 and 2, Virginia, vol. 4, North Carolina; cloths show slight wear; strong boards, silver toned design to fronts; text blocks have very slight wear to exterior edges, interiors clean; tight bindings; Shelved above Civil War History.
Charlottesville, VA: The University Press of Virginia, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; vg+/none; gray cloth spines with gilt lettering; quarter-bound with purple boards; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text blocks, clean. --v.1: pp 1-377; frontispiece portrait of Pendleton. --v.2: pp 378-753; frontispiece facsimile of Pendleton letter to James Madison, Nov. 20, 1780. ---Published for The Virginia Historical Society, Volumes 7 and 8 in their series 'Virginia Historical Society Documents'. Shelved Revolutionary War.
Virginia: Office of Planning and Community Development and the Graphics Department, 1997. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is white with black text; Covers have edge wear, bumping and rubbing to corners, faint age-toning, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, faint age-toning, content is clear; pp 158; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Richmond: Garrett & Massie, 1935. First. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; faded steel blue spine with gold text; covers are considerably faded with slight fraying along corners and edges, wrapped in protective mylar covering; textblock is free of markings, has some foxing and age toning; 589pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Richmond: J.L. Hill Printing Company, 1902. Octavo; pp 87; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has noticeable soiling to exterior; rubbing to edges; lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block shows some age toning to exterior edges; slight staining toward edges of endpapers and pastedowns; errata sheet tipped in at ffep; interior lightly toned; minor spot to few early pages.
Richmond: Whittet & Shepperson, 1975. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Cream spine with black text; Light shelf wear to covers, minor chipping at corners, age toning along surfaces of jacket; Boards are strong and clean, gilt design on front cover, binding solid, toned pages; Toning to text block exterior, text block clean, grey scale illustrations; 117 pp; Library of congress Catalog Card Number 74-27255.
Warrenton: The Fauquier Democrat, 1974. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, age, wear, fraying at sides, edges and corners, age toning within interior of dust jacket; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, age toning on front and rear paste downs, [SIGNED BY AUTHOR] on free end page; Foxing and minor blemishes on exterior text block, otherwise clean; Washington Antiquarian book fair insert; 150 pp.
Shinnston: McClain, 1975. First Edition. Short inscription to previous owner by author on title page. Octavo; VG-/VG-; White spine with black text; DJ with mylar exterior, DJ has 0.5" closed tear on upper rear cover, some small faint marks, mylar has two stickers on spine, one on rear cover, old adhesive marks on bottom front cover; Boards strong, shows minor rubbing to spine/corners; Textblock has moderately strong foxing to exterior head; Binding strong; 256pp.
White Post: Clarke County Sesquicentennial Committee, 1986. Clarke County Sesquicentennial Edition. Tall octavo; VG/VG; cream spine, blue/brown text; jacket has edgewear, some faint smudging; boards are strong; textblock has very faint spotting around edges, otherwise clean; pp 128; signed by author.
Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2008. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 366; VG/G; peach spine with dark brown text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior at front; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, Publishers, 1942. Octavo; pp 235; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound black spine with gilt text; cloth has heavily sunned spine; noticeably rubbed edges; slight soiling to exterior; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; cracking to gutters; previous bookshop's label to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; light foxing to first and last few pages.
New York: Hastings House, 1943. First Edition. thin 8vo., unpaginated; VG/VG; spine green with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut, but crossed out and '$1.50' written above the '$1.25'; mild chipping and wear to dust jacket; INSCRIBED on frontispiece, dated 27 Dec 49; shelved VA/DC/MD.
Harrisonburg, VA: C.J. Carrier Company, 1989. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 434; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows some spotting to exterior, mostly to rear; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; light foxing to fore edges of endpapers; light sticker residue to front pastedown; frontispiece; illustrated.
Whittet & Shepperson, 1938. Limited. Quarto; G+/no-DJ; dark brown leather spine with gold text, small, embossed four-leaf clovers along spine; boards are strong with slight bumping and rubbing to corners, light staining to covers, significant creasing, cracking and fading to brown leather spine, text still intact; free-end papers and paste-downs have light age-toning, general textblock is clean, copy page reads "Of the limited edition Richmand, Capital of Virginia, one hundred and sixty-three copies have been printed," although this copy is not numbered; 337pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Washington: R.O. Polkinhorn, Printer, 1879. 32mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown canvas tape; Boards separated from textblock and held in place by canvas tape, boards in marbled paper, worn edges, shelfwear, buckling from moisture; Text block has stain to fore edge, puckering due to moisture damage, clean text; 104 pages.
Hagerstown: Mail Publishing Company. Octavo. VG/hardback. Dark green/black spine with faded text/title; boards are strong and mostly clean, aside from smaller white marks, but title text is overall faded; binding is strong; foxing on the fore-edge; slightly smaller torn area on the front free end page; textblock is age-toned but clean.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1928. Large Octavo; pp 64; G+/no-DJ; beige spine with navy text to paper label; cloth has beige spine light blue boards, slight sunning to exterior, some smudges toward edges and spine; text block has some age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; deckled edges; interior clean.
Richmond, Virginia: The Valentine Museum, 1949. Octavo; pp 286; G+/no-DJ; navy spine with black text to paper label; cloth shows heavy sunning to boards, some spotting to front, moderate wear to edges and corners; mylar wraps; text block has light toning to exterior edges, light foxing to gutters; light pink hue to pages.
Huntington: Standard Ptg & Pub. Co., 1906. First. Thick Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark yellow spine with brown text; Boards have rubbed, sunned and stained exterior with peel corners and worn edges, planks are sturdy & intact; Text block is age toned with some stains and foxing on exterior edges, foxing also on first & last few pages; pp 500.