New York: Miramax Books, 2003. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, red banner; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in grey paper and black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; xi, 467 pages, illustrated (color plates). BL consignment.
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red, illustration, gold print; DJ has mild edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in cream paper and black cloth with gold print, mild bump to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 306 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color). BL consignment.
Toronto: A Douglas Gibson Book, McClelland & Stewart, 2007. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; xi, 1121 pages, illustrated (b&w plates). BL consignment.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1963. First edition. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black and orange print; DJ has mild edgewear, age-toning; Boards in red cloth and black cloth with silver and red print, mildly cocked spine, smudge to bottom edge, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 272 pages, illustrated (b&w). BL consignment.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1977. Octavo; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with brown print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear, mild peripheral tanning, slight spotting to bottom corners, price-clipped; Boards in red and black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by Bob Hope on the front flyleaf; 271 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w). BL consignment.
London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1907. first edition. Octavo, VG- condition in blue cloth with blue half-leather spine and corners, title on spine in gilt with five raised bands. Moderate wear to boards; rubbing to edges and corners, rubbing and some chipping to raised bands of spine, light scratching and dry staining to rear board. Top edge of textblock is gilt, other edges deckled, lightly agetoned and lightly foxed. Only light foxing to endpages, pages otherwise only lightly agetoned. From the Royal Library Historical Series. Despite title, text is in English. Gabrielle D'Estrees was a mistress of Henry VI of France in the 16th century. 330 pp. HAGAR CONSIGNMENT. Shelved in glass case on sales floor, near stairs.
Toronto, Ontario: Total Sports Canada, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 226 pages; VG/VG; spine silver with blue and silver lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket with mild wear; SIGNED flat by Wayne Gretzky on half-title page; BL consignment; shelved case 10.
Paris: The Obelisk Press Books, . Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in brown faux-leather with brown cloth boards; age-darkening to spines; spines have two brown labels with gilt lettering; pages age-toned, as usual for post war paper; colophon's read 1948; volumes 1, 2, and 3 only; JC consignment; shelved above case 0.
London: William Heinemann, 1951/1952. Limited Editions. 4tos., 2 volumes; VG; spines vellum with black leather label and gilt lettering; 1/4 bound with blue boards, gilt emblem on front boards; top edge of text blocks gilt; ribbon; mild shelfwear; small chips to spine labels, some dirtying to spine; of this deluxe edition 1050 copies only have been printed, these are both copies number 927; GP consignment; shelved case 12.
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1966. First Edition, Fourth Printing. Octavo, 53 pages; VG; bound in publisher's red boards, white lettering to spine; mild rubbing and wear; Inscribed on the front endpapers by Thomas P. Tip O'Neill (on a plane to Boston, dated Oct 19-79), Pierre Salinger (at the JFK Library dedication, dated 20 Oct 1979), and Pierre Salinger (dated 3 Feb. 2000).; AR consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Doubleday, 1962. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG-; White spine with aqua and black lettering; 460 pages; SIGNED by Nixon [not a bookplate]Jacket has some wear on all sides, uncut; Small tear to the lower front edge and some creasing; light wear to board edges; Binding lightly shaken, interior clean; BL consignment; Case 5 or window.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 460 pages; G/G; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.95'; dust jacket has some chipping, creases, closed tears; some tape to dust jacket and both front and rear gutters; name and address on ffep; mild scattered pencil; Signed flat on free blank by Richard Nixon; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
Oxford: Clarendon Printing House, 1761. Third Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary acid-washed brown leather, spines with two black labels, gilt lettering and tooling; rebacked, spines preserved; interiors clean; some top edges trimmed close; mild rubbing to corners; TB consignment.
Boston: The Riverside Press, 1909. Limited Edition, #283/370. small 4to., 337pp.; VG; bound in green cloth with gilt; wrapped in the original glassine cover, numerous rips, including a chunk missing along the tail of spine and the lower part of the front cover; fore and lower edges of text block deckled; of a limited edition of 370 copies, this is number 283; many pages uncut; interior clean; MA consignment; shelved case 12.
New York: Scholastic Press, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, unpaginated; VG/VG; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$16.99'; Inscribed by Edward Kennedy to his Daughter-in-law, Victoria Gifford-Kennedy, "Splash and I hope you enjoy," dated 2 June 06, also signed by Splash with a stamp of his pawprint.; consignment; shelved case 5.
London: Rudolph Ackerman, 1851. Third Edition. Octavo; VG; 218 pages; Bound in red leather with gilt borders on boards; raised bands on spine, gilt lettering and designs; Gilt dentelles and marbled end papers; Binding has been professionally repaired along the spine, with one section of gilt detailing missing; Third edition, with 18 hand-colored aquantint plates all intact and protected by tissue guards; All edges gilt; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Some wear along the edges, including bumping to the corners and a small chip missing from the upper edge near the spine; Original gilt and cloth spine and cover bound in rear; OF consignment; Shelved in case 7.
Guildford, England: Genesis Publications, Inc., 2006. Limited Edition (512/2150). Quarto, 255 pages; VG; half bound in red leather, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has white and gilt lettering; binding has minimal wear; binding and pages clear; pages have gilt along the text block edges; profusely illustrated; housed in red publisher's slipcase within publisher's black drawstring bag; WD Consignment; shelved case 13.
Guildford, England: Genesis Publications, Inc., 1996. Limited Edition (352/2000). Quarto, 229 pages; VG; half bound in black leather, spine has embossed lettering, front cover has illustrated red cloth; binding has minimal shelf wear, pages clear; profusely illustrated; housed in pictorial publisher's slipcase, contains a small 'sketch book' of works by the artist; signed by Pauline Sutcliffe, Kay Williams, and Astrid Kirchherr on the limitation page; WD Consignment; shelved case 13.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 226 pages, 16 pages ads; VG; spine red with gilt lettering; front board has a pictorial of Churchill standing over a rhino; folded map on page 2; all maps and photos present; frontispiece with tissue guard; boards with mild rubbing, spine slightly sun-faded, tear and wear to head of spine; text block shows some foxing, but interior clean; RB consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 508 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95', price lightly crossed out, mild wear; top edge of text block black; INSCRIBED on ffep by Gerald Ford; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 544 pages; VG/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$24.95'; mild wear and rubbing to dust jacket; mild spotting to text block; sticker on front cover reading 'Autographed copy'; SIGNED flat on title page by Muhammad Ali; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1976. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xi, 296 pages; VG/VG; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$9.95'; lower corner of front flap clipped; mild wear to head and tail of spine; top edge of text block blue; SIGNED flat on title page by Ted Kennedy and Patrick Kenendy; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1939. Limited Edition (50/1001). Octavo, 386 pages; VG-/VG-; spine is gold patterned with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has wear along the top and bottom edges, with several small closed tears and chipping at the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners, back cover has minor scratch marks; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor detachment of the hinges of the front and back cover, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning, have faded gilt along the top edge, have occasional water damage and blotching; contains a ribbon; inscription from original owner on the limitation page; signed by Edith Wilson on the limitation page; SG Consignment, shelved Political Case.
London: Genesis Publications Limited, 2000. Limited Edition, #664/2500. Quarto, 138 pages; VG; Master-printed on acid-free 200gsm matt art paper, and quarter-bound in black leather, Mania Days is housed in an exquisite silk-screened slipcase; Mania Days in presented a special solander box bound in white buckram with silkscreen printing and gold foiling, to celebrate more than 50 years of The Beatles in the USA.; Strictly limited to 2,500 numbered copies, individually signed by Stephen Gunther, custodian of The Gunther Archive, this large format volume of over 350 images also includes several stunning double-page spreads of colour montages and additional wrap-around sections on a variety of specialist Italian art papers. Original packing present; WD consignment; shelved case 13.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1962. First Edition. 10mo., 121pp.; VG; in wraps, protected with a custom brown linen dust-wrapper, with maroon label and gilt lettering on spine; SIGNED on ffep by August Derleth; There is an inscription on the ffep by Nelson S. Bond, notable pulp writer and bookseller and recipient of the 1998 Nebula Author Emeritus award for lifetime achievement, that this copy might have been the last copy every inscribed by Derleth, and that it was send to him a few days before he died.; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 144 pp., [50 pp.], VG-/VG-; white and black lettering to tan spine, black-and-white photograph to front cover; fading to spine, lettering legible; shelfwear to covers, chipping with material loss to head of spine, slight superficial material loss to corners; price clipped; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; fading to spine (lettering slightly affected yet bright and legible); wear to boards, mild spotting with gray discoloration towards hinge of spine to front board; boards shaken/cocked, no shelf lean, binding strong, casing somewhat loose, boards firmly attached to text-block; age-toning/wear to text-block, scattered foxing to top, slight foxing to fore-edge; starting hinge to back of copy between 2 unpaginated black-and-white photographic plates; recto of bfep stuck to verso of last photographic plate to top margin of leaves at gutter; very occasional mild foxing to interior, text clear and legible; "First Printing, 1965" stated to copyright page; contains unpaginated section of photographs courtesy of Sports Magazine to back of volume; INSCRIPTION to title page reads "For Don Loos / with every best wish and memories of shooting baskets together years ago / John McPhee / December 1, 1965"; LP consignment; shelved Case 5, Dupont.
London: Richard Bentley, 1856. Extra-Illustrated Edition. Octavo, 202 pages; VG; bound in polished calf, triple gilt rules to board edges, paneled spine with two labels with gilt titling, gilt tooling to remainder; marbled endpapers; gilt roll turn-in; Bound by Root & Son, London with their mark; mild chipping and wear, primarily to head of spine, corners; bookplate to front pastedown; top edge of test block gilt; Extra-illustrated with 34 plates, 12 of which are colored, inlaid to size; MW consignment; shelved case 7.
London: printed for Henry Rhodes at the Star, 1695. First English Edition. Octavo, , 228, 260 pages,  ads; VG; bound in early gilt morocco, rebacked with a marching paneled gilt spine; headband slightly loose; bookplate to front pastedown; all edges of text block gilt; title page with archival repair to top edge, having been trimmed, open tear to lower fore edge, lower fore corner with a chip missing; pages 97-112 with hand-corrected page numbers; some soiling and wear to pages; pages 115/116 and 117/118 with minor archival repair. Early hand wrote 'Hot' on page 1, above 'Amours,' Use of Hot as "full of sexual desire, lustful" dates to c. 1500, while the sense of "inciting desire" is c. 1800. MW consignment; shelved case 3.
London: R. Davis, 1765. Second edition. Octavo in brown calf with six-band embossed spine and gold gilt; VG- condition; moderate soiling and shelf wear; open gutter in front; strong binding; wobbly paper, age-toned; clean text; some stained pages at the end; pp. 307; author converted from Heatherism and became a Member of the Church of England; GP consignment. Please see all five photos for details. Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1960. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 338 pages; VG/none; bound in full olive cloth, spine has gilt lettering; binding has minor shelf wear, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners, boards have minor warping, spine has discoloration and fading; page have age toning and minor dust build up along the top edge; Inscribed by Robert Kennedy to Gordon Riedell on the ffep; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Best Books Inc., 1965. First Trade Paperback Edition. Octavo, 286 pages; VG-: spine is white with red lettering; binding has minor wear along the edges, has a small crease at the bottom of the front cover and at the top of the back cover, has minor creasing on the spine; pages have red coloring along the text block, have minor fading along the edges and have age toning; signed by Ronald Reagan on the title page; SG Consignment; Shelved in case 5.
London: W. Battersby, 1701. Third Edition. Folio, , 633, , 63, , 636-658, ; VG; bound in contemporary speckled leather, hollow rectangle of polished leather with blind tooling in each board; rebacked with 20th century spine, burgundy label with gilt lettering; with 22 illustrated portraits; lacking frontispiece; 'The history of the Chaldaick philosophy' (pts. 14-19) has separate dated title page, with imprint "printed for A. and J. Churchill", and separate pagination.; bookplate of Richard Brinsley Sheridan on front pastedown; ESTC T102824; JW consignment; shelved Above Mythology.
Thornwillow Press, 1999. Limited Edition, #89/185. Large Octavo, 107 pages; VG; bound in half black morocco and dark blue paper boards, housed in a VG black cloth clamshell; top edge of text block gilt, decorated endpapers; signed on colophon by Donald, #89/185; with three tipped-in photogravure portraits & two fold-out facsimile letters; V consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1965. First Edition, Fourth Printing. Octavo, 316 pages; VG/VG; spine gold with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.95', slight chipping to head and tail of spine; bump to upper corner of rear board; signed on ffep, 'Best Regards / Ronald Reagan'; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
A Cologne: chez Pierre Marteau, 1701. Early Fictitious Imprint. 12mo., , 564 pages, ; VG; bound in contemporary acid-washed calf, paneled spine with elaborate gilt, morocco label with gilt titling; board edges with gilt roll; marbled endpapers; cracking to front hinge; scattered and scarce staining to interior; name to title page; index in rear; Title page in red and black, with sphere device; text in French; Volume 1 of 3 only; BJ consignment; shelved case 3.
Cambridge, Mass. Privately Printed. University Press, 1945. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo., 75pp.; VG/no glassine; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, black label with gilt lettering on front cover; small amount of foxing to top edge of text block; slight wear to head of spine; second issue, with the winged device on the title page printed in black and white, one of 250 copies; VK consignment, shelved in case 5.
Cambridge, Mass: Privately Printed. University Press, 1945. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo., 75 pages.; VG/glassine; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, black label with gilt lettering on front cover; wrapped in original glassine, with only flaws being a set of small scratches to middle of front cover, small tear along lower edge of front flap fold, slight wear to top edge; second issue, with the winged device on the title page printed in black and white, one of 250 copies; INSCRIBED by Ethel Kennedy to her Grandson, Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Jr. Ethel Kennedy was the wife of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.; VK consignment; shelved case 5.
Philadelphia: James Crissy, 1834. Second Edition, Early Issue. Thick octavo, 460, 42, viii, 448, 32, v, 10 maps; VG; bound in contemporary full brown leather, flat compartmentalized spine, gilt lettering and rules; gilt roll to board edges; repair to front hinge; bumping to corners, mild shelfwear; interior clean; some gatherings have more bleeding than others, causing a variance of color in the text block; Atlas with engraved vignette title, all 10 folding maps present and in excellent condition; lacking engraved frontispiece portrait of Washington in volume one, tissue-guard present; JG consignment; shelved case 1.
London: Charles Dilly, 1791. First Edition, Second Issue. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full polished calf with gilt and black rules to boards, black ornament to corners, paneled spines with green and red labels with gilt lettering, gilt rules and black stamps, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers; bound by Birdsall, Northampton with their mark; mild rubbing, primarily to spine; all edges of text block gilt; small bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1, upside down on rear pastedown of volume 2; Volume 1, page 135, line 10 has 'give', so is in the corrected state; Plates: volume 1, Frontispiece with tissue guard. Opposite page 92, a 'Round Robin' addressed to Samuel Johnson. volume 2, opposite page 588, various facsimiles of Dr. Johnson's handwriting; volume two with misnumbered pages, pp. 229, 408, 497, 504, 555, 585, 586; MW consignment; shelved case 7.
Ephrata: Verlags der Bruderschafft, 1748. First Edition. Large thick folio; VG; bound in contemporary black leather, metal corners and broken hinges, repaired with new plain black leather paneled spine; some foxing throughout; some mild wear to fore edge of text block; with engraved frontispiece and title page vignette; collation: , A-G4, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3O4, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3Z4, 4A-4Z4, 5A-5Z4, 6A-6G4; text in German.; MW consignment; shelved in Case 4.
London: William Roybould, 1660. First Edition. 12mo, 359 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in modern burgundy leather, burgundy cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt bands and gilt lettering; top edge of text block gilt; , 459 [i.e. 359], , page 359 misnumbered 459; title page in red and black; page 103/104 (leaf H4) has both corners torn out, text impacted; with frontispiece of Oliver Cromwell; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 325 pages; VG/none; in publisher's black cloth, yellow titling; mild rubbing; minor tape remnants to free endpapers; gutter slightly visible on half-title; lacking scarce dust jacket; no bookplates or previous ownership markings; Inscribed on dedication page by J. Edgar Hoover, Clyde Tolson, and Courtney Riley Cooper. "To Anita Sheaffer With best wishes and appreciation 2/3/38 J. Edgar Hoover", "Sincerely - Clyde A. Tolson 2/4/38", "Me too! Courtney Riley Cooper"; GM consignment; shelved case 5.
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.