City of Washington, 1830. first edition. octavo in beige soft covers in plastic wrap; Good condition; shows substantial wear and tear around edges; front cover half torn and soiled; paper discolored and foxed; most pages uncut; text mostly in large print with no marks; pp. 171. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box E.
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Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2001. Octavo; VG/VG; Red spine with white text. DJ has general shelf wear, but no tears; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light marginal pencil marks on some pages, EX-libris bookplate on front paste down of D.C.'s James M. Goode, author of "Best Addresses", otherwise, free of pen and highlighting; pp 299.
Washington, D.C. Sulgrave Club, 2008. Oblong Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, blue spine with silver text; dj, light shelf wear; HB, blue cloth spine with silver text; emblazoned with heraldic crest on front cover; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 240pp.; illus., photos and portraits; else very good.
The National Capital Area Council, Boys Scouts of America, n.d. Small quarto; VG-/no-DJ; white spine with white text on a blue bar; boards are slightly rubbed, mostly on rear; minor wear along edges; panels are intact and strong; text pages shows slight wear on exterior edges; pages have good, secure binding; quite good condition; pp 250.
Nashville: The Parthenon Press, 1968. First Edition. Gift inscription by author to previous owner on front end paper. Octavo; VG/G+; Green spine with white text; DJ has mylar exterior, moderate edgewear, 1" closed tear on rear cover head, two 0.5" open tears on spine, faint spotted staining on edges of rear cover; Boards strong, heavier rubbing to edges of spine; Textblock clean; 377pp.
Quantico, VA: Cadmus Publishing Group/Cadmus Fine Books, 1995. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 105; VG/G-; black/gray spine with red text; dust jacket has 1.5 tear to front head edge, closed tear to front tail edge, slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; cloth has minimal shelf wear, strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Alexandria: Meridian Sun Press, 1975. Octavo; G+/Fair; off-white spine with black & light brown text; dust jacket has small tears along head & tail edges; chipping at corners; 2 inch open tear midway along spine, toward front; exterior of has light foxing and slight rubbing along edges; cloth has slight wear at fore corners and head & tail spine edges; panels are clean, strong & intact; text block shows slight wear on exterior edges, due to age; previous owners' names & plate on front pastedown & ffep; underlining & margin markings on several pages: pp 1, 4, 6, 25, 29, 50, 53, 55, 63, 67-68, 72, 78, 84, 106, 114-117, 135, 138, 158-163, 181-182, 184-185, 190, 193, 195, 201-202, 220; text pages otherwise are good w/ tight binding; pp 237.
Washington, D. C. Alumni Association of Central High School, 1967. Quarto; good-/none; dark blue cloth spine, no text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; flaking, all edges; toning and spotting to endpapers; text block has notes in ink on some pages; inscribed to Walton E. Shipley, past President of Association; B/W illustrations; 85pp.
Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2011. Second Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. deep dark green wraps spine with yellow capitals for titling. illustrated softcover front/rear. gently perused interior with illustrations (figures, photos, scanned images). SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear and excellent, a neat and solidly bound volume. 160 pp. ISBN#9781609493653.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985. Small quarto; pp 464; VG-/G-; dark blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; crease to front; crease to rear at joint; split to rear fore tail edge; slight wear to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Washington: Georgetown Visitation, 1988. Quarto; VG/VG-; Off-white spine with beige text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has only slightly rubbed exterior; Boards have very minor wear at corners and edges, but panels are strong and clean; Text block has slightly age toned hue but pages are unmarked and binding is tight; pp 76.
Washington, DC: Garamond / Pridemark Press, Inc., 1967. US Printing. slim 8vo. VG+/VG. ivory paper DJ spine with small, thin black capitals for titling. lightly handled and minimal exterior wear, slim inner flaps. bright green cloth HB, gilt titling to spine, neat adjacent boards are sturdy and sharply cornered. with 15 illustrations following page 96. lightly handled copy. 101 pp.
The Redskins Public Relations Staff, 1986. Limited edition. Large Octavo; VG/VG-; White spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slight shelf wear such as very light toning around exterior edges with minor wear on exterior and edge wear, otherwise clean and intact; Cloth is clean with strong and sturdy panels; Text block is clean with tight binding; pp 111.
Washington: 1914. 12mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green without print; Boards in green cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, minor shelfwear; Text block has slight smudging to endpapers, clean text; Inscription without signature in ink by author on front flyleaf; 138 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Balance House, 1987. First Edition. Signed by author on title page. Folio; VG-/VG; White spine with black text; DJ has slight surface scuffing and discoloration on edges of rear cover/interior flaps; Boards strong, light white-colored spotting across majority of boards, 0.5" surface material torn on tail; Textblock clean; 159pp.
Washington, D.C. and Arlington, VA: The Commission of Fine Arts and The Historic American Buildings Survey, 1967. Large Octavo; pp 108; G-/paperback; black comb spine; gray covers show moderate wear to exterior; light sunning toward rear head edge; minor chip to spine head edge; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to first page; interior clean; illustrated.
Washington, D.C. The Commission of Fine Arts and The Historic American Buildings Survey, 1969. Large Octavo; pp 233; G/paperback; light blue spine with black text; covers have slight sunning to exterior; sunned spine; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc./Willow Bend Books, 2004. Facsimile Reprint. Large Octavo; pp 158; G/paperback; black comb spine; originally published in 1852, reprinted in 2004; light beige covers show slight soiling to exterior; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977. Oblong Quarto; pp 159; G/paperback; ivory spine with black text; pictorial covers have moderate sunning to exterior; some wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; letter from Elliott Carroll of FAIA, laid in at front pastedown; numerous floor plans and pictorial illustrations; interior light toned.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1932. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Light brown spine with black text; Boards are severely shelf worn with stains, minor foxing and discoloring of spines, front and rear exteriors; Text block has severe tanning to paste downs, end papers and edges; Front free end-paper has an inscription of the previous owner; otherwise pages though discolored are clean and legible; 268p.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1997. First Edition. Octavo; pp 642; G/G; white/black pictorial spine with white and black text; dust jacket has slight spotting to exterior; light foxing to fore edge turn in; cloth has modest rubbing to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean; illustrated;.
Cambridge: M.I.T. Press, 1968. Octavo (oblong); G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with white and black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and to center of front hinge, mild edgewear/shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild bump to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block has penciled name on front flyleaf, light amount of pencil annotation throughout, else clean and tight; xiii, 234 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1991. Quarto; VG/VG; hardcover brown spine with black text; dust jacket has minor bumping to the corners; and has few stains; boards have minimal chips to the corners otherwise they are solidly bound and clean; front paste has a small stain; text block has slight marks at the bottom edge apart from that it is clean; 297p.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989. Second printing. Small Quarto; pp 597; VG-/G+; Black spine with gold and white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior and edges, scratches to rear; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to exterior; slightly cocked spine; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, DC: The Methodist Home, 1989. US Printing. large 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark green leatherette, smooth and thin spine with no titles. gilt-stamped and centered characters upon the front board. mild wear and few faint marks from contact. ivory fep/ffep with glossy textblock interior, a history in text highlighted by b/w and color images and illustrations. 38 pp.
Washington, D.C. and Arlington, VA: The Commission of Fine Arts and The Historic American Buildings Survey, 1967. Large Octavo; pp 126; G/paperback; black comb spine; covers show moderate wear to exterior; light toning toward edges; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to first page; interior clean; illustrated.
Washington: The Society, 1905. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red banners; Three quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards and endpapers, wear to corners, hinges, and spine caps, slight scuffing to leather; Text block has tanning to edges, cracked front hinge, bookplate on front pastedown, else clean and tight; iv, 209 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Washington, D.C. Historic Chevy Chase, D.C., Inc., 1999. First Edition. Quarto; pp 149; VG/VG-; yellow spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; small chip to rear tail edge; minor wear to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Books, 1988. Quarto; pp 597; G/G-; black spine with gold text; full title: Best Addresses: A Century of Washington's Distinguished Apartment Houses; dust jacket has some moderate wear to exterior, mostly to joints; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows light soiling towards edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of the Interior, 1976. Quarto; pp 194; G-/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have light wear to exterior; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; lightly toned interior; mild cracking to front gutter; maps to rear pastedown; frontispiece;.
Washington, D.C. Georgetown University, 1964. Hardcover Quarto; VG; Black cloth boards with gold Georgetown stamp, white text and "Georgetown University" in blind text on front, white text on spine; Boards show light general shelf ware. Foxing on portions of spine and back board; Text block age toned but clean, text and photographs are legible and clear; pp 247. Additional cost for items designated for international/expedited shipping, or anything too large or heavy (over 4Lbs) for economy shipping. Please contact shipping department for details.
Washington, D.C. Georgetown University, 1964. Hardcover Quarto; VG; Black cloth boards with gold Georgetown stamp, white text and "Georgetown University" in blind text on front, white text on spine; Boards are clean with minimal general shelf ware. Spine slightly cocked. Light rubbing on corners. Text block age toned but clean, text and photographs legible and clear. pp 247. Additional cost for items designated for international/expedited shipping, or anything too large or heavy (over 4Lbs) for economy shipping. Please contact shipping department for details.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979. First edition. Quarto; First edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, slight surfaces tears to front edge; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps, cocked spine; Text block clean and tight; xxiv, 517 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Washington, D.C. Monumental Press, Inc., 1952. Mixed Editions. Octavo; pp 192+193; VG-/no-DJ; blue and red spines with gilt text; 2 volumes in cardboard sleeve, Your Uncle Sam in Washington and Your Memorials in Washington; tape mend and sticker to sleeve; some cracking to sleeve edges; cloths have slightly sunned exteriors; minor wear to spine edges; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; frontispieces; interiors clean; illustrated; uncommon with author's signature.
USA: The Alfalfa Club, 2002. Commemorating the Silver Anniversary of Alfalfa Club Crop Reporter James W. Symington VY65. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, glossy, ecru spine with blue and black text; dj, light shelf wear; HB, brown cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; B/W photos; 351pp. --SIGNED "Read 'em & weep" by Mr. Symington on half-title page. --INCLUSIONS (2): The Alfalfa Club letter addressed to "ALFALFANS" dated April 2002, and 11 page booklet to accompany January 26, 2002 Annual Dinner.