San Francisco: Ransohoffs by the Grabhorn Press, 1941. Limited Edition, 1/250. Folio, , 57,  pages; VG; bound in quarter linen with blue cloth boards, leather spine label stamped in gilt; "Inscribed by Winston Churchill January 1942" written on the ffep in Churchill's own hand.; Limited to 250 copies, printed in blue and black on hand-made paper; A notoriously fragile volume, this copy has only minimal scuffing to the spine label, no cracking to the endpapers, and a small and unobtrusive bookplate to the front pastedown. Foxing to boards is present, as well as mild fraying and wear to corners and edges; with a removable, clear mylar cover; Loose within a protective sleeve are three pages of newspaper clippings pasted onto paper, from one article on Churchill's December 27, 1941 speech to Congress.; Consignment; shelved case 5.
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Auburn: Derby and Miller, 1853. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 336 pages; G; bound in 3/4 red leather, pebbled dark green cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt and no titling; hinges cracked, some rubbing to binding; reinforcement to both front and rear gutters; gift inscription to second free endpaper; page 336 with significant damage, appears to have at one point been glued to something; Significantly foxed, as usual, with finger smudges and wear to pages, some fraying to scattered fore edges; With all seven wood engravings, including frontispiece portrait; true first printing of this scarce title, with no mention of "Thousand" at top of title page; lacking four-page catalogue; LB 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.
Washington, DC: Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, 1852. First edition. Folio; (2), 159 pp., printed on rectos only. Three large folding maps, backed with linen. Original three-quarter calf, brown boards, gilt spine lettering, rebacked, with original spine laid down. VG, boards rubbed, particularly at spine and corners. Some scattered foxing. Ink notation on title page: "This book corrected and revised for M.G. Emery, Alderman 4th Ward by W. Forsyth, Surveyor, 10th Feb. 1857." Facing the title page is a handwritten list of squares added or corrected, 32 squares in total. Elaborate cartographic survey of the District. Shelve in 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.
Washington, DC: Printed In Pursuance of a Resolution of the U.S. Senate, Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, 1852. First edition. VG-. 4to in black-brown cloth, title on cover in gilt (simply "MAPS OF WASHINGTON" on cover). No DJ as issued. Moderate shelf and edgewear to boards; rubbing and fraying at all edges and folds, corners bumped, significant age toning to boards, significant moisture staining to rear board and spine. Age toning to textblock, minor deterioration to rear of block, may be mouse-chewed, or moisture deterioration. Foxing to endpages, and light foxing to rest of pages. Includes two of three fold-out maps tipped in on front endpage. On 6 pages after title page are paste-down newspaper cutouts from "The North American" (Feb 22, 1846), and "The Evening Transcript" (Jan 14, 1853), and an undated, unsourced article, describing sermons given in Pennsylvania, Boston, and New York, respectively. The remaining pages are numbered square breakdowns of the blocks and lots presented in the maps. 159 pp. Shelve: CASE 4 Spine is black leather, textless.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; G; bound in publisher's oxblood cloth, gilt lettering and tooling to front covers and spines; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, including shaken bindings to both volumes; volume 2 has water-staining to spine, upper gutter edge of text block, discoloration to spine; 'Albert S. Burleson' engraved by publisher on front board of volume 1; Illustrated with 322 gravure plates. A handsome set with many fine architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; DG consignment; shelved above case 3.
Berlin: Scalo, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 127 pp., VG/VG; DJ white with black lettering; mild age-toning/shelfwear to DJ, protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gray lettering to spine; cocking to spine and boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; INSCRIBED by Frank to half-title page; interior pristine, contains 90 black and white plates; "First Scale Edition" stated to copyright page; published in 2003 in conjunction with an exhibit at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC than ran from May 10 to July 14, 2003; includes a 23 pp. staple-bound pamphlet (mild shelfwear to pamphlet, interior clean, text by Brookman); contains ephemera (postcard and card invitations to a special preview of the Frank exhibit at the Corcoran); shelved Case 11.
Washington, DC: P. Haas, 1840. First Edition. 10vo, 44 pages; Fair; fully bound in green cloth, front cover has embossed gilt lettering and tooling; ex library copy with numerical code on the back of the title page; binding has severe wear, with both boards completely detached, with heavy wear along the edges along the fore edge corners, spine has heavy chipping at the top and the bottom, and has rubbing; pages have heavy age-toning, frequent blotching, occasional tearing, and discoloration along the edges of the text block; original owner's name is written on the inner front board in ink; profusely illustrated with 1 leaf frontispiece, 20 plates (1 folded) 2 folded plans; shelved case 9 3/4.
Boston: Samuel Walker, 1845. Second American Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary polished calf, elegant gilt borders to boards, spine with gilt titling and tooling; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to corners; lower front hinges threatening to crack; With 41 full-page engraved plates as called for in Sabin, 39 of which are called for in the Binder's Instructions (10 in Volume 1 and 27 in Volume 2, including a map of north America), plus a frontispiece to each volume, plus 3 plates uncalled for: Tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, Volume 2, page 452, states volume 1, page 319 - Exchange, New York, volume 2, page 392 - Custom House, Boston, volume 2 page 356; CO consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1978. Deluxe Edition. Octavo, 1120 pages; VG; bound in full dark blue leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering, front cover has gilt signature in a banner of stars; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; pastedowns paneled with leather; SIGNED flat by Nixon on tipped-in page; scarce edition; shelved case 5.
Philadelphia, PA: J. Ormrod, 1800. First Edition. Octavo, 338/44 pages; Fair; fully bound in brown leather, paneled spine has faded gilt lettering; binding has heavy wear, with detachment on either side of the spine, significant rubbing along all edges of the boards and on the front and back covers, has fraying on the fore edge corners, tap and bottom of the spine have edges missing, spine has several abrasion marks, ex library with a bar code and book plate on the inside of the back cover; pages have significant age toning, have occasional dog-earing, have blotching throughout and markings on the edge of the text block, first several pages have minor tearing, original owner's name is written on the ffep and inside the front cover in ink; shelved case 9 3/4.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's oxblood cloth, gilt lettering and tooling to front covers and spines; moderate wear and rubbing to boards; volume one has a shaken binding; volume 2 rebacked with original spine preserved, ex-library, with remnant of sticker to tail of spine, discard stamp, pencil notations; Illustrated with 322 gravure plates. A handsome set with many fine architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above case 2.
Washington, DC: Rufus S. Lusk & Son, Inc, 1960. folio, 787pp.; G; 1/4 bound with maroon cloth spine and orange boards, yellow lettering to the spine; some bumping and fraying to corners, board edges; plastic sheaths covering lower and fore edges of front board, covering tape repair; tape repair to all sides of rear board; Black ads on boards; color tabbed District zones; wear to head and tail of spine; title continues: 'Assessments Year Ending June 30, 1960 Ownership As Of July 1, 1959'; this is copy number 178; there is a small hole torn where the number should be, and it is handwritten next to the hole; two corners of a paper taped onto title page, as though there were once a full page taped there; as they were to have been returned upon delivery of a new directory or termination of the contract, they are incredibly scarce; consignment; shelved front case.
Washington, DC: Rufus S. Lusk & Son, Inc, 1961. folio, 365pp.; VG-; 1/4 bound with maroon cloth spine and orange boards, yellow lettering to the spine; some bumping and fraying to corners, board edges; Black ads on boards; color tabbed District zones; wear to head and tail of spine; title continues: 'Assessments Year Ending June 30, 1962 Ownership As Of July 1, 1961'; this is copy number 3513; as they were to have been returned upon delivery of a new directory or termination of the contract, they are incredibly scarce; consignment; shelved front case.
Washington, DC: Rufus S. Lusk & Son, Inc, 1966. folio, 318pp.; VG-; 1/4 bound with maroon cloth spine and orange boards, yellow lettering to the spine; some bumping and fraying to corners, board edges; Black ads on boards; color tabbed District zones; wear to head and tail of spine; title continues: 'Recorded Transfers, Mortgages and Leases - July 1, 1963 thru Dec. 31, 1965'; this is copy number 228; as they were to have been returned upon delivery of a new directory or termination of the contract, they are incredibly scarce; consignment; shelved front case.
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.
Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences- National Research Council, 1959. first edition. VG+. Two short 4tos (10" tall) in blue cloth boards, titles on spine in silver. No DJs as issued. Light bumping to bottom corners of first volume, vol II has light staining to front. Spines of both lightly age-toned. Very minor marking to textblocks, previous owner's signature on front endpage of both vols, pages otherwise clean. Pagination continues across vols. 1635 pp. Shelve Locked- LAFCADIO.
Washington, D.C. 1960. One mounted photograph, measuring 9 1/4" x 13 1/4", on which Robert A. Taft has inscribed his best wishes to the photographer, Abdon Ackad. Text to his signature is the commemorative stamp of Taft which used this very photograph. 'Sen Robert A. Taft / 4 cents stamp' is written on the rear. JK consignment Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera section.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999. Octavos, 4 volumes, VG; paperbacks, navy blue covers, light gray lettering: very mild overall wear to covers, mild vertical creasing to spine of Vol. 2, dent to spine of Vol. 4; light marking to fore-edge of Vol. 4, text-blocks of Vols. 1-3 clean; VOL. 1 [PRELIMINARY PROCEEDINGS: slight creasing/minuscule closed tears to fore-edge of front cover and to pages i-xviii (includes title page)]; VOL. 2 [FLOOR TRIAL PROCEEDINGS]; VOL. 3 [DEPOSITIONS AND AFFIDAVITS: slight dogearing to bottom corners of pages 2145-2198, creasing visible to fore- and bottom-edges of text-block]; VOL. 4 [STATEMENTS OF SENATORS REGARDING THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL: mild bumping to middle of fore-edge of back cover]; interiors clean; shelved above Case 11.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1952. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 217 pp., VG-/VG; DJ black with white text; mild shelfwear to DJ; price uncut "$2.75" to top right-hand corner of front flap; all four corners of flaps slightly clipped; DJ protected by mylar; dark gray cloth boards, light gray text to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping to corners; rubbing to boards, age-toning to edges of boards; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; age-toning to text-block, text legible; signed by previous owner to front paste-down, dated Dec. 9, 1952, Washington, D.C.; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First Edition, 1st Printing. Octavo, G+/no dj, gray spine w/ black & red text. SIGNED BY AUTHOR & JIM WRIGHT. Some shelfwear; chipping/bumping to corners/spine ends, 1" tear to front joint; text block age-toning w/ rubbing to edges & back endpapers; discoloration spots to margins of pp252-61 (text/cartoons not affected). Herblock signed/inscribed to Craig Raupe, top aide to House Speaker Jim Wright. Jim Wright signed/inscribed with cartoon of Wright & Raupe by Wright; shelved in Case # 6.
Washington, DC: Gibson Brothers, 1876. First Edition. 10vo, 90 pages; G-; quarter bound in brown cloth; ex library copy with book plate and number code; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal fraying on the fore edge corners, has chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, boards have moderate detachment, rubbing and discoloration throughout, insides of the front and back cover have adhesive on the gutter; pages have age toning and occasional blotching; illustrated; contains a fold out map; shelved case 9 3/4.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First Edition. 8vo., 158 pp., VG/VG; green DJ with black lettering; mild wear to DJ: mild rubbing to spine (lettering clear and legible), slight superficial material loss to head, tail, and hinges of spine; mild age-toning to covers mostly to back cover (lettering clear and legible), some small closed tears to edges; price uncut "$4.95" to front flap, crossed out in pencil, white sticker to the left with a revised price of "$1.00," DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, green lettering to gray cloth spine, blue paper boards; mild wear to boards: fading to edges; faded green top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; frontispiece, black-and-white glossy photograph of Meir; pub. 1962, no mention of further printings; shelved Case 5.
New York: Harper & Row, 1967. First Edition. Octavo, 710 pages; VG/VG-; spine is blue with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$10.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has creasing and chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has a small open tear at the bottom of the spine, has minor scratching on both covers; binding has minor cocking, has minimal shelf wear; pages have a sticker on the top right corners of the ffep; illustrated endpapers; signed by the author on the half title page; TL Consignment; shelved case 5.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First Edition. Large octavo, 454 pages, VG-/VG-; golden yellow DJ, black lettering: overall mild wear to covers, slight age-toning to spine, rubbing with small open tearing to joints of spine, chipping with material loss to tail, "Price, net, $4.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; purple cloth boards, gold lettering: spine and top margin of front board faded brown, lettering to spine faded yet legible; scattered spotting (likely water damage) to tail; age-toning to text-block, deckled fore-edge; slight wear to head, tail, and corners; foxing/age-staining to pp. 53-56, text and photograph adjacent to p. 55 somewhat affected yet legible/clear; ex-libris bookplate "From the books of Fred & Maud Black" to front paste-down; INSCRIBED by Morgenthau to Mr. Frederick Black, dated March 23, 1928; frontispiece protected by tissue guard; shelved Case 5.
Boyd, 1884. First Edition. Extra thick octavo in discolored blue/grey hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; boards show some soiling; large open gutter on back board, but binding still strong; edges soiled and dusty with previous owner's large stamp on side edge; paper and text clean; print very tight and readable; pp. 962; shelved in Second Alcove.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad, 1939. One mounted photograph, with the signature of Thomas Dewey below; There is also a TLS on 'The District Attorney, County of New York' letterhead, signed by Dewey, thanking Ackad for the photographs.; JK consignment. Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera Sections.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913. 64 Loose pamphlets and maps in wrappers [6x8]; G/no-DJ; cardboard slipcase with black ribbon ties to opening; heavy wear to slipcase exterior with noticeable stains, sunfading and other soling; some chips to corners; includes 64 consecutively numbered maps, charts and diagrams; each piece has slight age toning and minor edge wear; bindings intact.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 1165 pages; VG-/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has some chipping and general shelfwear; small bumping to corners; paper-clip marks to first two endpages; shelved case 13.
New York: A. Wessels, 1909. Presumed First Edition. 8vo., 361 pp., VG-/no DJ; blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, horizontal crease above "A. WESSELS' logo to tail of spine (lettering affected yet legible; bumping to corners of boards, cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; ex libris bookplate to front paste-down, square area of age-toning to ffep from bookplate; age-toning to interior, slight fading to text (legible), occasional marginalia in pencil; INSCRIBED by Post to first blank page, dated "Chicago / Dec 1909"; Post served as Assistant Secretary of Labor from 1913-1920 under the Wilson administration; shelved Case 1.
Washington, DC: Washington Architectural Club, 1901. First ed. VG 8vo in grey wraps, no title on spine. Wraps missing pieces top and lower spine, folded overlaps at edges are chipped. Spine slightly dished, no cracks. Text=block browned. Pages clean, flat and bright, no foxing, glossy stock. Unpaginated. Exhibition catalog, B/W plates of prints, plans, and photos. [Shelved on Front Table].
New York: Random House, 2006. First Edition. Folio, unpaginated, VG-/VG-; gray pictorial DJ, white lettering: mild creasing to head, tail, and corners of covers; approx. 1" long closed tear to bottom margin of back cover; "U.S.A. $75.00 / Canada $90.00" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, debossed navy blue lettering: cocking to spine and boards, casing somewhat loose, binding strong; bumping to corners; creasing to bottom corners of last five (5) leaves as well as bfep; interior pristine, with full-color photographic plates by Leibovitz; INSCRIBED by Leibovitz to half-title page, dated 2009 in Washington, DC; shelved Alcove 1.
London: The Folio Society, 2015. First Edition Thus. tall, thick 8vo., 489 pp., VG-; brown cloth spine with silver lettering, brown pictorial paper boards, with sepia photograph of Lincoln to front board; mild bumping to head of spine, slight cocking to spine; mild rubbing to corners of boards; very mild shelfwear to fore-edge of text-block; bottom corner of p. 217-218 creased; housed in black slipcase; shelved Folio Society.
New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1934. First Edition. 8vo., 247 pp., VG-/no DJ; red cloth boards, faded gold lettering to spine: bumping/fraying to head, tail, and corners; mild water spot to front board; age-toning/mild staining to text-block; wear to endpapers, light age-toning to margins (lettering clear and legible); Yardley was a American cryptologist who, in addition to technical nonfiction works, authored three spy novels, of which this is one; shelved Case 6.
Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. First Edition, First Printing [ST ANTONY'S SERIES]. Octavo, 224 pages, VG/VG; DJ, tan and gray colorblocked spine, black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to DJ, covers protected by mylar; black matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, inscribed by previous owner to title page; light staining/roughness/waving to title page (inscription affected) likely from liquid damage, otherwise interior clean; very mild wear to text-block, minor small stains to fore- and bottom-edges; shelved Case 9.