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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1968-1974, 1980. Three large bound volumes containing a variety of 1960's counterculture newspapers. Thee are a total of 113 Issues. Volume 1 contains Issues of the Berkeley Barbs, starting at Vol. 6, No. 7, Issue 131, February 16-22, 1968 and running through Vol. 8, No. 7, Issue 183, February 14-21, 1969. It contains Issues 131-146, 149, 150, 152-159, 161, 162, 164-170, 172-176, 178-183, with 174 misnumbered as 173 and 178 done twice, being a total of 48 Issues. Volume 2 contains Issues of the Berkeley Barbs, starting at Vol. 8, No. 8, Issue 184, February 21-27 1969 and running through Vol. 10, No. 1, Issue 230, January 9-15, 1970. It contains Issues 184-204, Berkeley Tribe #2, 205-214, 216-221, 223, 225, 227-230, being a total of 43 issues of the Berkeley Barbs plus 1 issue of the Berkeley Tribe. This volume includes the special Barb on Strike issue, after which the staff launched their own rival newspaper, the Berkeley Tribe. Volume 3 contains a variety of issues from various magazines and newspapers, including: Rolling Stone, issue 120, October 1972, Berkeley Barb Vol. 15 No. 8 Issue 367, August 25-31 1972, National Enquirer Vol. 46 No. 20. January 16 1972, Rolling Stone Issue 82, May 13 1971, Rolling Stone Issue 80, April 15, 1971, Rolling Stone Issue 76, February 18 1974, Los Angeles Free Press, Issue 333, December 4 1970, The Organ, Vol. 1 Issue 2, September 1984, Tribe, Vol. 3 No. 11, Issue 63, September 18-25 1970, Earthtimes No. 2, May 1970, Earthtimes No. 1, April 1970, Rolling Stone No. 53, March 7, 1970, Los Angeles Free Press, Vol. 5 No. 46, Issue 226, November 15-21, 1968, Los Angeles Free Press Vol. 5 No. 29, Issue 209, July 19-25, 1968, Los Angeles Free Press, Vol. 5 No. 19, Issue 199, May 10-16 1968, Los Angeles Free Press Vol. 5 No. 16 Issue 196, April 19, 1968, San Fransisco Express Cities, Vol. 1 No. 12, April 11 1968, The Bay Guardian, Vol. 2 No. 9, April 5 1968, Los Angeles Free Press, Vol. 5 No. 9, May 1-7 1968, The Bay Guardian, Vol. 2 No. 8, February 28, 1968, Los Angeles Free Press Vol. 5 No. 7, Issue 187, February 16-22, 1968, The Bay Guardian, Vol. 2 No. 6, February 7, 1968 being a total of 22 Issues.
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: Thomas H. Ford, 1860. First Edition. Tall quarto; 358, (41) pp. Rebound in modern cloth, with leather spine and leather spine label. With 70 color plates; lacking two of the three folding maps at rear; the third is present but has a longitudinal tear halfway through the middle. Foxing to interior and many of the plates. Good copy only; Shelved in Case # 4.
New-Haven: Printed by Meigs, Bowen and Dana, in Chapel-Street, . First Edition. 12mo., 214 pages; G-; bound in contemporary full calf, black label to spine with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, cracking to spine, wear to hinges; ffep loose within, with early names written in ink, one dated 1787; some gatherings slightly loose; page 57 with long horizontal tear; with half-title; some slight waviness to pages, some mild cracking and wear to fore edges of pages; With engraved hand-colored double-hemisphere of the world frontispiece (The World. Agreeable to the last Discoveries in the South Seas. 6.5x10 cm) and 4 "word maps" (described by Warren Heckrotte as "cartographic diagrams") in the text (South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa). LACKING THE FOLDING MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; some tattering to edges of frontispiece, does not effect map; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
San Francisco: Simon J. Lubin Society of California, Inc., 1938. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo., 34pp.; VG; pamphlet, wrappers; inside front cover has a glue-stain where it appears as though something was removed; small booksellers sticker to the upper fore corner of the inside rear cover; with the famous front cover photo by Dorthea Lange of the migrant mother breast feeding her child; precursor to Steineck's The Grapes of Wrath; KT consignment; shelved case 2.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1931. first limited edition (300 copies). Tall folio in beige hardcovers with leatherette five-band embossed spine and gold letters; VG; minimal shelf wear on spine; slightly open gutter in front; printed on thick parchment paper with deckle edges; contains folded engraved, colored maps throughout; list of members of the Illinois Company who left in 1849; pp. 272; shelved above case # 2; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1874. First Edition. Octavo, 256 pages; G-; bound in publisher's brown cloth, gilt and black tooling; mild rubbing and wear to boards, corners bumped; front gutter shaken and loosening; multiple old newspaper clippings pasted to endpapers, also pasted to rear of one plate, some offsetting from clippings present; one endpaper loose, but present; with portrait frontispiece; shelved case 1.
Washington: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, Printers, 1848. First Edition, House of Representatives issue. Octavo, 11, 614 pages; rebacked with contemporary calf boards preserved, new spine with label preserved, burgundy morocco with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; mild foxig throughout; First edition, House of Representatives issues of the report, containing the reports of Lieutenant Abert, Colonel Cooke, and Captain Johnson as well as that of Emory; the Senate issue only contained the Emory report; with both folding maps; profusely illustrated; shelved case 1.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1964. first limited edition (400 copies). Tall folio in 3/4 orange and yellow hardcovers with beige cloth spine and brown letters; VG; printed on thick parchment paper with deckle edges; contains 37 plates with folded colored maps on rice paper; in good condition; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
Dayton, O[hio]. B. F. Ells, 1840. New Edition. Octavo, 240 pages; G+; bound in period brown calf boards, newly rebacked in matching brown calf, ox-blood label with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; with frontispiece portraits of Lewis and Clarke, illustrated with 14 woodcut illustrations; entire printing somewhat light; mild foxing and age-toning to pages; small ownership stamp on rear endpaper; shelved case 1.
The Book Club of California, 1950. first limited edition (375 copies). small folio in black and red hardcovers with red leatherette spine and gold letters; VG; printed on thick parchment paper with deckle edges; contains historical accounts of the exploration; 29 maps of the San Francisco Bay, and 9 maps of the Town of San Francisco, including larger folded maps; in good condition; pp. 140; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1962. Limited Edition, #563/725. tall 8vo., 410 pp., i-xv pp., VG; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; rounding to spine, bumping to tail; bright gilt top, mild wear to text-block; dark brown discoloration to fore-edge of gilt top; mild age-toning to text-block; ex-library: embossed stamp "Library of Giancarlo Cavagna [GAC] with "03" in blue ink to half-title page; embossed "University of Western Ontario London Library" stamp to title page and p. 101; faded "U.W.O. LIBRARY" stamp to all sides of text-block, though most visible to gilt top; very occasional stains/waving to interior, text affected yet clear and legible; marginalia in pencil mostly to pp. xiv-xv; No. 563 of 725 numbered copies; shelved case 1.
New York: A. Roman and Company, 1870. First Edition. 8vo., 292 pages,  ads; VG; bound in green cloth, gilt lettering to front cover and spine; beveled edges; mild wear to boards, including some small staining to front hinge, chipping to head and tail of spine; frontispiece with tissue-guard; gift inscription on second front endpaper; published six years after President Abraham Lincoln's signed the Yosemite Grant in 1864, and two decades before the land became Yosemite National Park, on October 1, 1890; shelved case 1.
Bowman County, North Dakota: Rural Area Development Committee, 1965. Octavo; pp 488; VG/no-DJ; light brown spine with dark brown text; cloth has light wear to exterior, panel are clean and intact; text block has light ivory toning to exterior edges, previous owner's book plates to front pastedown, interior clean with secure and tight binding; very good condition.
Fort Collins, CO: The Old Army Press, 1974. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 168; G+/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning toward exterior edges; 1/4 bound blue spine with ivory boards; slight wear to edges; small gilt illustrated crossed swords to front; minor splaying to boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; intact binding; frontispiece; inscribed by authors to ffep.
Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; 6 volumes: 1-TV Underwater: Silver Springs, Florida, April 15, 1956; 2-Barnhart Dam: U.S.-Canada Border, June 3, 1956; 3-Western Plains: Laramie, WY, Sept. 16, 1956; 4-Guided Missiles: White Sands, NM, March 3, 1957; 5- The Immigration Patrol Story on the California-Mexico Border, April 28, 1957; & 6-Marine Assault: Quantico, VA, May 12, 1957; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with minor scratches and rubbing as well as slight white smudges on exterior of panels and lightly rubbed edges and corners but otherwise panels are strong and intact; Text blocks have darkened somewhat on exterior edges due to age with light foxing on some first pages however bindings are tight with fully bound pages.
New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1849. Fourth edition. Small octavo; good/none; blue cloth spine with gilt title; blind stamped decorations on spine and boards; ex libris, name label and stamp; shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; foxing; 480 pp.; binding shaken; spine, sunned; chipping and wear; boards, spot discoloration; else good.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Torch Press, 1914. Octavo, 525/683 pages; VG-/VG, VG/G; spines are beige with black lettering; dust jackets are in mylar coverings, volume 1 has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, minor discoloration and creasing, volume 2 has a large chunk out of the back cover and several small open tears, with heavy creasing on the bottom of the back cover; bindings have minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, volume one has moderate detachment on the hinges of the front and back cover; pages have gilt along the top edge, have minor age toning; original owner's name is written in pen in both volumes in the early pages; shelved case 9.
San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1958. 10mo; pp 74; G/G-; pinkish beige pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has some chips to corners; few small spots to exterior; some rubbing wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has only slight wear to exterior; minor wear to corners and spine edges; strong boards; text block has slight tone to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; rubber stamped author's signature to ffep;.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1955. first limited edition (400 copies). Tall folio in grey cloth hardcovers with burgundy leatherette spine and gold letters; VG; printed on thick parchment paper; offsetting on gutter of end pages (found on most copies); contains 11 plates colored plates; in good condition; pp. 67; shelved in Front Table; please contact us for shipping costs.
Runnemede, NJ: Fran Striker, Jr., 1983. First Edition. Octavo, 143 pages, VG/VG; paperback, golden yellow covers, no lettering to spine, black lettering to front and back covers: mild overall wear to covers; light age-toning/wear to text-block; interior clean, replete with black-and-white graphics; INSCRIBED by Striker, Jr. to title page; label with publisher's information to verso of page 143; shelved Case 13.
Runnemede, NJ: Quest Word, 1993. Limited Commemorative Edition [#27/250]. Octavo, 353 pages, VG/VG; black faux-leather paper boards, bright gold lettering and illustration: minimal wear to boards; very mild wear to clean text-block; interior clean; SIGNED by Fran Striker Jr. beneath limitation label with a facsimile signature of his father, Fran Striker, to front pastedown, No. 27 of 250 numbered commemorative copies; INSCRIBED by Fran Striker, Jr. to ffep; contains "Thank You" card inscribed by "Fran" [Striker, Jr.] with a Certificate of Authenticity also signed by Fran Striker, Jr.; card and COA housed in white envelope to front endpapers; shelved Case 13.
San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1966. Revised Edition. Folio, 186 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, black lettering to spine; overall mild wear/age-toning, small open tear to bottom edge of front cover, slight tearing to bottom corners; "Revised edition, $25" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, muted gold lettering; minimal wear to boards, boards somewhat cocked, mild waving to text-block; numerous glossy photographic plates to interior; shelved Front Table.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1956. 141/375. Octavo; pp 363; G+; 1/2 bound brown spine with gilt text; first edition; limited, signed, numbered copies; this 141 of 375; no jacket; brown/black patterned slipcase; paper label to case at front panel; minor rubbing to corners; book exterior shows slight foxing to panels; minor wear to spine; strong boards; text block clean shows light tone to exterior edges; top edge gilt; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1961. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green, illustrated, with white and yellow print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, tears to spine ends, slight shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in green cloth with gold print on a black ground and red print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, creasing to front, slight vertical stain to front and rear; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the half-title page; 240 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w).
Chicago: Orange Judd Company, 1905. Limited Edition, This copy # 400 of 500 printed. Hardcover octavo in Good condition only. "Bound in Indian smoke tanned buckskin". Line of fringe leather on front cover in some disarray. Moderate shelf wear and heavy soiling to cover. Heavy age toning to edges of text block, which is rough cut. B&W illustrations throughout. 202 pp. Crease to photo at page 19. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in 13's Ephemera box.
West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1986. First edition. Quarto; pp 199; VG/VG; dark red spine with white text; dust jacket is clean, minor wear to edges; cloth is clean, minor rubbing to edges; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by Margaret Tafoya and authors; arts - American;.
Dallas: Southwest Railroad Historical Society, Inc., 1983. Reprinted. Large Oblong Octavo; pp 476; G/G-; red spine with yellow text; dust jacket has minor chipping to edges; light sunning to exterior; moderate rubbing to exterior; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. Large octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, age toning, staining, price clipped on both flaps; boards are strong, some rubbing; textblock has age toning, gift inscription on verso of copyright page, otherwise clean; pp 431.
San Francisco, CA: The Grabhorn Press, 1948 . Limited Edition Reprint [1 of 300]. Folio, 44 pp., VG-; quarter-bound, tan title label with black lettering affixed to red cloth spine, blue/green/yellow pictorial paper boards; mild fading/chipping/tearing with slight material loss to title label affixed towards head of spine (black lettering legible); rubbing to edges and covers of boards; beveled fore-edge, text-block clean; bumping to corners, slight material loss to bottom corner of front board; very mild residue to gutters of endpapers; very mild square of aged paste staining to front paste-down (likely from bookplate); first appeared as a story in THE LUCK OF ROARING CAMP AND OTHER SKETCHES, "reprinted in an edition of three hundred copies" stated to limitation/copyright page; shelved Alcove 2.
College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1982. Tall quarto, 183pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean, encased in a protective mylar covering. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Inscribed by the author on the front free end page. Shelve: AMERICAN WEST Spine is mustard yellow with white text.
New York: Hastings House, 1940. Octavo; G-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow with yellow and green print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, tears to spine (taped), smudging, soiling, shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with blue print, wear to corners and spine caps, peripheral tanning/fading; Text block has ink inscription on front flyleaf, tanning/foxing to endpapers, text is clean and tight; "Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in Northern California" ... "Sponsored by the City and County of San Francisco"-- title page; xvii, 531 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1908. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, call number at bottom; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, wear to corners and edges, tattering to spine caps, smudging to spine, stains to rear; Text block has library bookplate on front pastedown, library pocket on rear pastedown, library stamps to endpapers and title page verso, pinhole library stamp to all illustrated plates, tinted top edge, slight stain to fore edge, clean text; 57 pages, frontispiece, illustrated with b&w plates.
St. Paul: Northern News Co., ca. 1890. Octavo (oblong); G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black without print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to all edges, heavy wear to outside corners with small spine tears, some spotting, rear cover is stained and chipped; Textblock is a leporello (concertina binding), mild wear to edges, but images are clean and bright; 24 pages of illustrations.
St. Helena, CA: Napa Valley Vintners, 2013. First Edition. Oblong quarto; unpaginated; VG-/VG-; black spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Reuel Leslie Olson, 1926. Octavo; First edition, second printing; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; “Thesis Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy", Harvard University, June, 1926”; xxiv, 527 pages, illustrated.
Portland: Binfords & Mort, 1940. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ in mylar, tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, stains to front and rear, shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has mild water stain to lower corner through page 96, else clean and tight; “Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Oregon” … “Sponsored by the Oregon State Board of Control”— title page; xxxii, 549 pages, illustrated (b&w plates) + folded color state map in pocket at rear pastedown.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press; School of American Research, 1975. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with white print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, small tear to top edge of front, mild shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xviii, 702 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).