London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1829. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white (tanned) with gold print on black banner; Boards in white cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, small tears to hinges, tanned spine, soiling to cloth, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, cracked rear hinge, foxing throughout; variously paged, illustrated (b&w). Shelved with overstock 15's in Room X.
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New Haven: 1847. First Edition. 8vo., paged -462, vii pages, illustrated; Fair; brown cover with black print, cover generally soiled with stains, tears at spine, foxing, buff label affixed to front is partially torn away, corners bumped, spine partially exposed; back is very soiled with upper right corner torn away and tears at lower edge, spotting, smudging; interior foxing and stained; "Vol. IV, November 1847, No. 12."
New Haven: 1847. First Edition. 8vo., paged -304, illustrated, tables; G-; brown cover with black print, stains, smudging, spotting, tears at spine expose binding, slight foxing, corners bumped; back has slight tear to upper left corner and along left edge, foxing, spotting, light smudging; interior foxing with some staining; "Vol. IV, September 1847, No. 11."
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1902. Thick octavo; pp 782; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; full title: Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1901; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; noticeable rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep; slight cracking to gutter at pp 400-401; cracking to gutters; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
In Fuligno: Gio. Tomassini Stamp. Vescovile e Pubblico, 1821. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 124pp; rough and spine-torn later paper-covered boards; later engravings from a different edition affixed to front and rear pastedowns; lacking prelims; some workmanlike restorations to front gutter obscuring the "P" in Presso... [imprint]; paper and text restoration on pp45 restores 3 lines of text from another copy [presumably the same edition]; contents shows some foxing and offsetting; else very good. [Spine; plain bluish paper with spine tears; no text]. [Note: A.S. Con Bedini].
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1921. Octavo; pp 1075; G-; 1/4 bound blue leather spine with gilt text to red bar; blue marbled boards; no jacket; exterior shows some rubbing to edges and joints; marbled boards; slightly sunned spine; text block has age toned exterior edges; marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior pages slightly age toned;.
Geneva: International Telecommunication Union, 1965. uarto; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has light edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in orange cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; "Published on the occasion of the centenary of the International Telecommunication Union"-- title page; 343 pages, illustrated (chiefly b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: Sotheby's, 2019. Quarto; VG-; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight bumps to corners, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 151 pages, illustrated (color). [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Albany: 1856. First Edition. 8vo., 139 pages; Fair; lacking front cover, back cover light green, age-toned, heavy spotting and stains, chipping and tears on all edges; front page has light smudging, tears at top and bottom of spine and both outside corners, binding thread exposed, slight spotting; clean interior but for creased, torn, and smudged upper right corner from page 119 to end.
Paris: Revue Francaise Des Bijoutiers-Horlogers, 1949. First Edition Thus. Quarto; G- condition paperback. Beige spine with faded black text. original softcover wraps; Covers age-tones and foxed, rear cover missing, edges chipped, crease marks and closed tears along spine; owner bookplate verso title; contents very good; clean and unmarked save for a few pages that have check marks written in the margins of the pages; 241 illustrations. Text in French. 375pp NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in the FS box.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. First Edition. 8vo, iv, 41 pages, tables; G-; white cover with black print, peripheral foxing to cover and edges of pages, some creasing to front of cover, slight bumps to outer corners, back cover creased; clean interior; "Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry by Command of Her Majesty, February 1972."
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1865. Octavo; Fair; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; volume two only; cloth exterior shows modest rubbing wear; heavy chip to spine head edge; other noticeable chips to spine; some rubbing to edges; circular ring stain to front; diagonal textured design to exterior; blind-stamped border to panels; textblock exterior edges have age toned modestly; endpapers have offset toning; light foxing to interior pages toward edges; slight defect to gutter to pp 144-145 and 304-305; profusely illustrated; pp 446 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
New York: Random House, 1990. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 331 pages; VG/VG; quarter binding of yellow cloth, covers in green paper; spine forest green with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; price uncut '$19.95'; mild shelf wear; inscribed at half title by Ackerman; pages clean; shelved Science.
New York: Dover Publications, 1950. New 1950 edition. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has green-tinted top edge (stained), pencil scrawl to bottom edge, bookplate on front pastedown, mild tanning to endpapers, cracked rear hinge, pp. 98-122 stained; xxxi, 638 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Interscience Publishers, Inc., 1960. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 647; G/G-; white/black spine with white text; ex-library; this volume only; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; moderate wear to edges; chipped rear flap; tape residue to spine; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; paper wraps; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to rear endpapers; slight toning to interior edges Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; off-white spine with gray and black text; first edition; dust jacket shows mild exterior wear; minor edge wear; cloth clean; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges have minimal wear; interior clean; tight binding; pp 118.
Cambridge, London, New York; Paris: Cambridge University Press; Unesco, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; pp 304; VG-/G; dark grayish green pictorial spine with pink and green text; dust jacket shows some rubbing wear to exterior; small price sticker to front flap; cloth has very light wear to exterior; strong boards; frontispiece; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding.
New York: A Wiley Interscience Publication, John Wiley & Sons, 1988. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with brown print; DJ has slight edgewear, slight age-toning, else clean and bright; Boards in grey cloth with metallic blue print, slight wear to spine caps and corners, creases to cloth on rear, else clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; ix, 418 pages. [Shelved: In room Z].
London: Macmillan and Co., 1889. Octavo; pp 514; Good; 1/4 bound brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; rebound; mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light tone to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece with tissue guard; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated;.
New York: Prometheus Books, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 374 pages; VG/VG-; spine dark blue with white speckling, and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and scuffing; small closed tear at top of back jacket joint; inscribed by Asimov at title page; pages clean; shelved Case 8.
Caithness, Scotland: Whittles Publishing, 1996. Octavo; G+; dark blue pictorial spine with green and white text; no jacket; cloth shows some rubbing wear to exterior, due to handling; mild lean to spine; open chip to rear joint, as is; text block exterior edges have slight foxing; interior clean; illustrated; pp 371 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
La Grange Park, IL: American Nuclear Society, 1989. First Edition. Quarto: VG-hardcover: Grayish brown spine with gold text: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, binding slightly shaken but still solid: Textblock has age toning to exterior, pages clean and unmarked: First Edition: 478 pp. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions.
Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1975. First Edition. 10mo; VG/G; off-white spine with brown and black text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight age toning toward edges; mild age toning to spine; some rubbing wear to fore edges; cloth exterior has minimal exterior wear; tight binding; straight boards; text block exterior edges have mild tone; deckled fore edge; interior pages good; pp 133.
Washington: Philosophical Society of Washington, 1899. First Edition. 8vo., paged 337-365; VG- condition paperback; tan cover with black print, slight soiling, two 1" closed tears on front cover, chipping on back cover and spine, pencil marking and embossed stamp on front cover; clean interior; "Philosophical Society of Washington Bulletin, Vol. XIII, pp. 337-366"; "Annual Presidential Address Delivered Before the Philosophical Society of Washington, January 7, 1899"
New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1964. Third Printing. Octavo; G+; burgundy spine with off-white text; third printing; no jacket; exterior to cloth shows slight soiling, most noticeable to rear; some rubbing wear to edges; sturdy boards; tight binding; text block exterior edges have slight age toning; pictorial endpapers; interior pages good; profusely illustrated; pp 153.
Slough: Technivision Services, 1970. Octavo; G-; blue and white spine, black text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, large open tear extending from front cover to spine, open tear on front head edge, closed tear on front tail edge, closed tears on rear head edge, closed tear on spine head edge, open tear on spine tail edge, rubbing on fore corners and hinges, damp staining on spine, spine sun toned, small closed tear on rear interior flap; boards strong, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, rear pastedown beginning to separate from boards; text block age toned around edges; 344pp.
Edinburgh: Adam Black, 1827. 8vo., xxxv, 251 pages; VG; bound in gray buckram, library numbering in gilt on tail of spine; library binding, with sheet on front pastedown, one word in pencil on title page, accession number in pencil on dedication page; with 5 folding plates, and plate 1 bound as frontispiece instead of page 108, all plates in excellent condition; shelved case 10.
New York: Hafner Publishing Company, 1953. Booklet [6x8]; pp 144; Poor/paperback; dark brown spine without text; exterior has heavy brown tape to spine and edges; cracking to front cover; missing rear cover; cover shows darkening to exterior; tape residue to front; text block has age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated; ex-library with markings inside; cracked front gutter; bookplate to inside front cover NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
New York and Basingstoke, UK: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1997. First Printing. Octavo; pp 485; VG/VG; blue spine with orange and white text; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; previous owner's label to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author.
Sydney: University of Sydney, Science Centenary Committee, 1985. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with yellow print; Boards in illustrated black cloth with yellow print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, wear to hinges and bottom edge, mild shelfwear; Text block clean; 256 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: D. Lane, Steam Printer, circa 1862. Octavo, G+, clay-orange hardcover with blank spine and gilt title on front cover. Significant abrasion with chipping to extremities of lightly stained cloth-covered boards, particularly to spine head, with old archival glue repair to split seams along front and especially rear joints; old hand-penned library sticker across spine. Hinges starting at front endpapers, but repair ensures secure binding. Wesleyan University Library sticker on front pastedown; related stamps and markings throughout. Previous seller's penciled writing on ffep describes rarity of volume. Age-toning; otherwise, clean.
Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1987. Small quarto; VG+/G+ hardcover with DJ; Red spine with black lettering; Dustjacket has two small tears at the head of the spine and minor edgewear near the tail, otherwise clean and intact; Boards are clean and strong apart from a 1/4-inch tear and dent at the head of the spine; Binding is in excellent condition; the text-block is pristine save for small and faitn red-stain on the top-edge; xxi, pp 341 plus index.
Mt. Airy, MD: Lomond Publications, Inc., 1986. Octavo; VG-/G-; off-white spine with red text; exterior to dust jacket shows modest foxing; foxing also to fore edges; few dings to edges; cloth exterior has only slight wear; strong, straight boards; textblock exterior edges have light tone; interior clean; illustrated; pp 482.
Freiburg: Universitatsbibliothek, 1999. Octavo; VG-/paperback; ivory spines with black text; 2 volumes; covers show light exterior wear; open chip to rear head edge to vol. II, as is; otherwise covers intact; text block exterior edges have minimal wear; chips to head edge to pp 857-859 to vol. II, as is; frontispiece to vol. I; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 859; text in German and English; with an essay by Frederick B. Churchill; inscribed by Frederick B. Churchill to first volume.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1969. Octavo; ©1948, Fourth printing 1969; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, light soiling/shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown, stamped numbers on front flyleaf, short tear to p. 361 fore edge, pp. 396-420 have pencil underlining and marginal notation, else clean and tight; xxi, 581 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with white print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, mild shelfwear, light peripheral toning; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and blue paper to boards, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, surface tear to rear pastedown corner, else clean and tight; 192 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London, Warsaw, Cracow, New York: Macmillan/Polish Scientific Publishers, 1972. Small Quarto; G/G; dark red spine with white text; this volume only; dust jacket has some soiling to wear to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Folio Society, 2019. Collector's Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 3 vols.; VG; quarter bound in (bonded) navy leather, with printed cloth sides; spines with gilt lettering; housed in VG navy cloth slipcase; mild shelf wear and soiling; upper edges of textblocks gilt; profusely illustrated; pages clean; shelved above Easton Press.
New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; pp 282; VG/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows some wear to exterior; slight chipping to edges; shows soiling to rear; price clipped front flap; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior; interior clean.