Montreal: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, 2003. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 937; G/paperback; purple spine with white and green text; covers show slight rubbing to exterior; lightly bumped edges; intact panels; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean;.
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New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987. First Printing. Octavo; G; black spine with gilt text; first printing; no jacket; cloth exterior has slight wear; mildly splayed boards; exterior text block edges have light wear; previous owner's name to fep; inked notes to fep; intact binding; some marginalia and underlining inside; pp 305.
London: Black, Perry, and Kingsbury, 1812. Second Edition. Octavo, xxv, , 2-164 pages,  ads; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, gray cloth boards, gilt titling to spine; name written to title page; with half-title, folding frontispiece; water-stain to lower edge of frontispiece; fore and lower page edges untrimmed; shelved case 10.
New York: George R Lockwood, n.d. [1870?]. Early Edition. Quarto; VG-; 334 pages; Tooled leather with gilt titling on spine, raised bands; VOL. 2 ONLY; Full color plates intact, protected by tissue guards; Gilt edges; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Marbled endpapers; Bookstore bookplate on front pastedown; Scuffing and some fraying to the edges of the boards and spine; Bumping/fraying to the corners; Some foxing to the edges of the text block; Toning to pages as typical; PS Consignment, shelved case 3.
New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1971. Octavo; 2 volumes; First published Cambridge University Press, 1928, Reprinted 1971; G-; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps and corners, else slight shelfwear, but clean and strong; Text blocks have light spotting to top edge, name in ink on front pastedown of v. 2, mild amount of penciled underlining and marginal notation in v.2, else clean and tight; 2 vols. (viii, 452 pages ; vii, 503 pages), illustrated (b&w).
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1989. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with white print; Boards in black cloth with green and white print, slight wear to spine caps and front hinge, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; viii, 256 pages, illustrated ("with 42 figures and 47 tables").
New York: Philosophical Library, 1989. Octavo; 2 volumes; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spines, black with gold and white print; DJs have edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps, bumps to corners, else clean and strong; Text blocks have very slight tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; Review request addressed to Gertrude Himmelfarb laid in (vol. 1); CONTENTS: Vol. I. Science (xvi, 551 pages, frontispiece, illustrated, 0802225446) — Vol. II. Philosophy os Science, Philosophy of Religion, History, Education, and Constitutional Issues (xix, 563 pages, frontispiece, illustrated, 0802225434).
n.p. A.L.M. Boehmer, 2000. Octavo; G+/paperback; dark blue spine with white text; covers show slight rubbing to exterior; mild lean to spine; minor edge wear; text block exterior edges have mild wear; some adhesive residue to content descriptor page, as is; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 317; text in English and Dutch.
New York: Random House, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 745 pages; VG/VG: spine black with pictorial image and yellow titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$25.00', mild shelfwear and rubbing; inscribed on the ffep by Boorstin, dated December 1983; shelved Historiography.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1953. Second Edition. Octavo, x, 356 pages; VG-/VG; Yellow spine with black lettering; Dustjacket shows minimal wear to corners and top and bottom edges, a very faint crease to the front cover, and some light sunning to the spine; Price Unclipped("$4.50"); Boards are full blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine; Boards show minimal wear to top and bottom edges; Textblock has some very minor foxing to edges, and a former owner's book stamp on the ffep; Frontispiece photograph. RWO.
London, New York, Ibadan: Cambridge University Press, 1966. 10mo; pp 295; G/G; blue spine with black and beige text; dust jacket shows some soiling to exterior; moderate rubbing wear to edges; mildly sunned spine; light pencil to front; price clipped front flap; cloth has lightly sunned spine; slightly darkened edges; sturdy boards; text block had slightly toned exterior edges; light marginalia in pencil; tight binding;.
Berlin: Verlag von Julius Springer, 1921. Octavo; pp 644; G; 1/4 bound brown leather spine with gilt text; marbled boards; no jacket; this volume only; cloth shows modest wear to edges; minor spots to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; German text;.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 230 pages; VG-/G+; spine black and white, with pink lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; marked shelf wear and scuffing; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; small chip missing at lower edge of jacket front; crown and tail of jacket spine missing; marked sunning to jacket spine; closed tear at lower edge of jacket back; multiple small closed tears to crown of volume spine; first state jacket, with single review at front flap; spine slightly cocked; pages clean; shelved Case 10.
Wellington, NZ: Nova Pacifica, 1982. First Edition. Folio, xii, 376pp.; VG; no dust jacket; Does not come with slipcase; spine has five raised bands, gilted motifs in four compartments and red & sky blue calf title labels with gilt lettering in two compartments; covers half navy blue calf leather, red calf date emblem to upper board surrounded by gilt decoration; hand marbled endpapers; text block slightly dirty in lower corner; text clean; bumping to corners of boards; small scratch to front board; due to weight shipping may be extra; shelved second alcove.
Paris: Ferra, 1836. Second Edition. Octavos, Two Volumes; G+; Quarter bound in cloth with marbled boards, and gilt lettering to spine; Boards have significant wear to bottom edges and corners, moderate plus bumping to the fore-edge and top corner (back cover) of Volume II, and light shelfwear to edges and covers ; Textblocks show light age-toning to speckled edges, and light occasional foxing to pages interiorly; Marbled endpapers; Illustrated: Plates I - XIV (with accompanying text) appear at end of Volume I, Plates XV - XX (with accompanying text) appear at end of Volume II; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (xxiv, 680 pages, ) -- Vol. II. (, 980 pages, , ). RWO.
New York and London: Hafner Publishing Co., 1968. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 58; G; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; ex-library sticker to spine; sticker to rear; text block has mild tone to exterior edges; tight binding; ex-library plate to front pastedown; other ex-library markings inside; text pages clean; illustrated.
Berlin: Springer, 2011. Reprint. Octavo; VG-/no DJ Paperback. Green and white spine with white text; MyCopy Digital Reprint. Cover with shelfwear (see photos), rubbing to corners, remnants of a sticker on the front cover and bookstore sticker on rear cover; Pages clean and free of underlining/highlighting. pp242.
London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1890. Third Edition. Octavo; pp 615; G+/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; full leather binding; scarce in leather; raised bands to spine; boards have slight rubbing to exterior; gilt borders to panels; mild wear to edges; marbled text block slight sun faded; ex-library's bookplate to front pastedown; marbled endpapers; slight foxing to some early pages; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding;.
New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1873. First US Edition. Octavo, 374 pages,  ads; G+; bound inn publisher's brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, embossed designs on front and rear board; Some bumping and fraying at the corners; Cloth torn but intact at the spine edges; 7 heliotype plates, of which 3 are folding; Previous owner's stamp on paste-down; Interior age toned but free of marking; EO Consignment; Shelved case 10.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1883. Second Edition, Revised, Fourth Thousand. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in brick cloth, black stamping to front boards, blind stamping to rear boards, gilt titling to spines; mild shelfwear and rubbing; Volume 1 with one leaf of undated ads in rear, volume 2 with four leaves of undated ads in rear; gift inscription to ffeps; Stated 'Second Edition, Revised, Fourth Thousand', but actually a reissue from the plates with only the date changed.; shelved case 10.
London: John Murray, 1828. First Edition. 8vo., 273 pages; G+; green cloth spine faded to brown, remnants of a tan label with black lettering, brown paper boards; moderate wear to boards, including bumping to corners, staining; spine has some fraying, signs of glue repair; small sticker with previous owners name on front pastedown; most pages uncut; mild foxing; shelved case 10.
Washington DC: NASA, Office of External Relations, History Division, 2009. Larger Octavo; VG-/VG-; black spine with white and blue text; dust jacket exterior shows minimal wear; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; light edge wear; cloth exterior clean; tight binding; textblock clean; illustrated; CD laid in at rear; pp 602.
Champaign: The American Oil Chemists' Society, 1979. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, yellow with black print; Boards in yellow cloth with black print, wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has light spotting to edges, slight puckering to pages, some pages are paper-clipped, clean text; Inscribed in ink by the editors on the front flyleaf; xi, 344 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1917. First US Edition. Octavo, 453 pages; VG/VG; spine is faded brown with black lettering, dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with minor chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has heavy discoloration on the spine; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor age toning and dust build up along the top edge NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase wrapping around the 15's bookcases.
New York: Garden City Publishing, 1925. Early Reprint. Octavo, 315 pages; VG-/VG-; spine is faded green with black lettering, dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has corners cut, has wear along the top and bottom edges, has a small open tear at the top of the spine, has creasing along the sides of the spine, has minor discoloration throughout; binding has wear and fraying at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have age toning and discoloration along the top edge; Book is shelved off the sales floor, in the upstairs office area Room B [Middle room].
Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. Second Edition. Large Octavo; VG-/paperback; blue/green pictorial spine with yellow text; second edition; covers fully intact; light crinkles to lower spine; only light exterior wear; slight crease to fore tail edge; mild rubbing to edges; text block exterior edges show light soiling; small stain inside front cover; small stain to tail edge to fep; previous owner's embossed stamp to title page; mild creases to fore tail edges to first few pages; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 484.
n.p. Self Published, c.1873. Octavo; pp 1211; Good; burgundy spine with black text; no jacket; original publisher's cloth has slight wear to exterior; black/gilt designs to front; some rubbing to edges and corners; strong boards; text block marbled; marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; illustrated; good binding;.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1985. Octavo; G; pp 500; white spine with red and black text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows mild wear; few scratches to rear; some wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have slight wear; light foxing to exterior head edge; previous owner's name to front pastedown; some pencil underlining and notes throughout; tiny holes toward fore edge to p 387; illustrated.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1971. Octavo; G/Fair+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, small portion torn away from rear top edge; Boards in green cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has name stamp on front flyleaf, slight spotting to endpapers, else clean and tight; xiii, 274 pages, illustrated (chiefly b&w plates).
London: F. Wingrave, 1791. 12mos, Seven volumes; G; Darkened green leather spines with small gilt lettering; Missing Vol. VII of an eight-volume set; Boards show moderate wear to corners (most significant on volumes I and III), light+ wear to head/tails of spines (moderate+ chipping on volumes II, III, and VI), significant darkening to originally green leather spine, light cracking to leather on spines (cracking to joints near head of spine on volume II), moderate wear to leather spines on volumes V, VI, and VIII, and light shelfwear and fading to covers overall; Textblock has light age-toning and minor foxing interiorly, and the ex libris of a former owner appears in volume VIII at pastedown, ex libri have been removed from the pastedowns of vols I, IV, V, and VI (leaving tears); CONTENTS: Vol. I. (contains one plate)(xvii, 374 pages, ) -- Vol. II. (contains four plates)(, 364 pages, ) -- Vol. III. (Contains 23 plates) (, 374 pages, ) -- Vol. IV. (Contains 38 plates) (, 328 pages) -- Vol. V. (Contains 10 plates) (, 357 pages) -- Vol. VI. (Contains 12 plates) (, 371 pages) -- Vol. VIII. (Contains three plates) (, 128 pages, ); NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/G; beige spine with black and blue text; first edition; first printing; dust jacket exterior shows age darkened spine; few, tiny chips to edges; front and rear has mild tone toward edges; price clipped front flap; cloth exterior clean; strong boards; text block edges have light tone; previous owner's label to fep; interior clean; illustrated; pp 343.
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1961. Octavo; Second printing; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print on green banners; Boards in tan cloth, light wear to corners and spine caps, mild bump to top fore corners, else clean and strong; Text block has cracked front and rear hinges, else clean and tight; Two print columns on a page; xxiii, 1119 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Cambridge, New York, Paris: Cambridge University Press and Editions de la Maison Des Sciences de l'Homme, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; VG-; yellowish green spine with gilt text; first edition; no jacket; cloth exterior has minimal wear; small smudge to front joint; very light edge wear; tight binding with strong boards; textblock exterior edges have minimal wear; tiny glue spots to exterior head and tail edges, near spine; lightly toned endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 336.
London: Natural History Museum Publications, 1992. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, purple with silver print; Boards in purple cloth with silver print, light wear to spine caps and corners, light warping, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; ix,181 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
Cambridge, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 346; G+/paperback; black spine with red and white text; covers show mild shelf wear to exterior; slight creasing to rear tail edge; intact panels; text block edges have light shelf wear; illustrated; good binding.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1905. Small Quartos., 2 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in dark green leather, paneled spines with elaborate gilt tooling, two compartments with gilt lettering, date on tails, lighter green cloth boards; marbled endpapers; bookplate on front pastedown; mild wear to boards, primarily to corners; both volumes with frontispiece and tissue guard; top edges of text blocks gilt; profusely illustrated with both black and white and color plates; translated from the fifth (enlarged) edition; shelved Case 12.