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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, 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.
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, 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.
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. 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.
Washington: Edward Trust, Sr. 1913. First Edition. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with black print; Boards in red cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, rubbing, fading, shelfwear; Text block has stain to front edge, spotting to endpapers, torn along hinge of front endpapers, spine break at page 14; 115 pages.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957. First Edition. Octavo, 124 pages, VG-/G+; lime green dj, blue and beige title blocks, white lettering: wear with chipping and closed tearing to edges; light age-toning visible to back cover; scattered foxing to back cover and flaps; "$2.50" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, faux-buckram blue paper boards, bright small gold lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, very mild fading to head and tail, light bumping/wear to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block, denting to top (top edges of some leaves slightly affected); INSCRIBED by Acheson to James Newmyer on ffep; light age-toning to endpapers and interior, signature and text clear and legible; shelved Window or case 1.
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.
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. 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.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978. Hardcover small Imperial Octavo; VG;Tan spine, Gilt text; Inscription and signatures of Senator Paul S. Sarbanes of Maryland and Staff; Stamp from Senator's office on first title page; Tan spine with light beige boards and gilt text; Boards are clean with minimal shelf ware. Text block age toned but clean; pp 455.
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: W.W. Norton and Company Inc, 1978. First edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Age-toned beige spine with blue, red, and black text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean with mild edgewear; dj is age-toned and has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; dj is price-clipped on the lower lateral edge corner of the inside flap on the front dj; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but mostly clean except for offsetting on front free end page and back free end page. Pp. 296.
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.
Washington, DC: Fannie MAe Foundation, 2007. first edition. VG+/VG+. 4to in blue boards. DJ is blue and gray w/ title on spine in white and red. Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments (COG). Boards have lightly bumped bottom corners. DJ has minor shelfwear. Contains a number of color photos. 96 pp. Shelved in Regional U.S. History-MD,DC,VA.
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.
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.
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.
New York: Elizabeth Ann Guild, 1927. First Edition. Octavo, 437 pages; VG/G; spine black with beige lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; dust jacket has moderate chipping to head and tail of spine, cracking and chipping to hinges, corners, wear to all edges; spine slightly cocked; name written to ffep; slight age-toning to interior; scarce, especially with dust jacket; shelved case 13.
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, 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.
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).
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.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1905. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners, bottom edges, and spine caps, spotting, bump to front edge, shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, bookplate on front pastedown, tanning/foxing to endpapers and to some plates, foxing and stain to title page, clean text; xxii, 386 pages, frontispiece (port.), 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.
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. 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.
Richmond: The Dietz Press, 1951. Second Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; white spine with black text; jacket has spotting, rubbing, significant edgewear, large tear on front head edge that has been taped; boards are strong; textblock has age toning, spotting around edges, otherwise clean; pp 324; has gift inscription from author on half title page.