Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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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.
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: 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.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1937. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xxvi, 1140 pages; VG-; Spine black with faded gold print; Boards in black cloth, mild wear and rubbing, binding slightly loose; With both of the two maps in rear pocket; small water-stain to lower fore corner of text block.; Signed on verso of the ffep by 26 members of the Federal Writers Project, including founding director Henry Alsberg, assistant to the director George Cronyn, and assistant director Reed Harris. The remainder are presumed some of the writers or editors hired by the Federal Writers Project to research the book, including composer Ruth Crawford Seeger, anarchist Leonard Abbott, and author/editor Kathryn Coe Cordell. Other listed names include C. W. Foster, Donald C. Kline, J. Frank James, Howard S. Douglas, John C. Rogers, B. Foster Cooke, and Sterling A. Brown.; An important piece of DC history, linking the leadership of the FWP with some of its largely ignored and unrecorded writers and editors. Nowhere in the volume does it list the names of any individual contributors.
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 0 binder.
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.
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.
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, 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].
Lynchburg, VA: J.P. Bell Company, Inc., 1970. First Printing. Octavo; pp 429; VG-/G-; red, blue, purple and gray illustrated spine with black text; scarce; dust jacket exterior has some rubbing to exterior; few chips to edges; mild tone to fore edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have very slight wear; gift inscription to ffep; erased pencil to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding; interior clean.
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; GP consignment; shelved case 8 1/2.
Atlanta, GA: National Publishing Company, 1870. First Edition. Octavo, 732 pages; G-; quarter bound in brown leather, paneled spine has gilt lettering and tooling; binding has heavy wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners, both boards have heavy rubbing, with moderate cracking on the front cover, has cracking and creasing along the sides of the spine; pages have heavy age toning, have minor detachment in the first several pages, have dust build up and blotching along the edges of the text block, has regular creasing and dog-earing; contains 3 fold out maps and 10 full page maps; marbled endpapers; shelved case 1.
New York: The Press of the Pioneers, Inc., 1934. Limited Edition (29/550). Octavo, 189 pages; VG/VG; spine is blue with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, , has mild chipping on the top and bottom of the spine, and on the fore edge corners, spine has minor discoloration; binding has minor shelf wear; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge; illustrated endpapers; shelved US Regional Virginia.
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.
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;.
Louisville: Filson Club, 1982. Octavo; G+/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Tan spine with Navy Blue text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, open and closed tears along spine edges, small closed tears along head and tail edge of front cover, open and closed tears along head edge of spine, open tears at top corners of both covers, price-clipped; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping along fore edge of both covers; Textblock has staining along fore edge, otherwise clean; 441 pp Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
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].
Cincinnati: The Graphic Press, 1886. Octavo; G condition; Dark green spine with gilt text; Cloth has rubbed edges, wear at head & tail spine edges, and exterior shows rubbing also but panels have stable and sturdy planks; Text block edges has some dark toning due to age with otherwise intact and unmarked pages; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 330. Shelved in aisle 7.
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.
New York: Scott-Thaw Company, 1904. 12mo; pp 343; Good-; dark yellow spine with white text; no jacket; cloth has modest soiling to exterior; slight fraying wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; previous owner's name to ffep; slightly cocked spine; frontispiece; interior clean;.
Richmond: The Old Dominion Press, 1924. Octavo; G- Hardcovers; Red spine with Black text on Off White spine labels; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, slight fraying of spine edges, rubbing to corners, Volume 1 spine partially separated from textblock; Textblocks have age toning, some faint foxing, Volume 1 has mark in pencil on front pastedown, Volume 2 has black mark on rear pastedown; Volume 1 348 pp, Volume 2 376 pp; Volume 1 has maps in rear.
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.
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].
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.
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.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. Octavo; G/No-DJ; Spine is light tan fabric with red text, age-toned and stained; Boards have general edge wear, light rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, joints are sensitive, hinges are cracked, some scratches and marks, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, light pen on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 504.
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.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1940. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; G+/G; Spine is age-toned grey with blue text; DJ is very battered, significant material loss, age-toning, creasing, multiple open and closed tears, Brodart Cover, Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, some scratches and marks, bumping to corners, age-toning, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, foxing, content is clear; pp 699.
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.
Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Spine black without print; Boards in black leather with gold print, mild wear to spine caps, outside corners, and bottom edge, mild shelfwear; Textblock has marbled edges, library bookplate on front endpapers, library stamp on prelim. page facing title page, text clean but for slight spotting/foxing, age-toning to paper; 63 pages.
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.
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. Shelved in Ephemera Box 8.
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.
New-York: G.P. Putnam & Company, 1853. Revised edition. Octavo; Revised edition; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with gold print; Boards in grey cloth, embossed design, tattering to spine caps and corners, shelfwear; Text block has vendor embossed stamp and penciled name to front flyleaf, tanning to endpapers, cracked hinges, intermittent spine breaks, some age-toning to pages; 506 pages, frontispiece, illustrated “with twenty illustrations by Strother” (b&w).