S.I. Dao guang 1, 1819. 4to., unpaginated (or paginated in Chinese); VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, raised ridges and maroon text block with gilt lettering on spine, marbled boards; mild bumping and peeling to corners, both boards slightly loose, chip missing to head of spine on the side towards the front board (keeping in mind that this volume reads right to left); rubbing to leather, boards, spine; 2 volumes in 1, on double leaves; interior clean; The Yuan Tian Tu Shou is a general treatise on astronomy, by Li Mingche, a Daoist priest, published in 1819. The author adopts the Ptolemaic system as given by Diaz in the Tianwanlou, giving the modern corrections for various elements. In a supplement, however, nearly as large as the original he seems to have changes his views, and adopts the Tychonic Theory. The work is illustrated throughout with well-cut diagrams; Text in Chinese; consignment; shelved case 3.
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London: John Murray, 1859. Third Edition. Octavo; G+; Green spine with gilt lettering; Third edition; 429 pages with two fold outs and pages of advertisements.; Darwin's contribution present and corrected on page 268. NOTES: The first edition of 1849 had a transposition error in Darwin's essay, some later states included a corrected text in a rear pocket. The second edition was issued in 1851, with no offprint of Darwin's article. This is the third edition, complete. Fold out maps are present, with some slight tears to the rear map.; Book has been repaired with original green cloth still present; Some cloth missing from the spine, lettering still present but worn; Former library book with bookplate from the Royal Navy on front paste down and faded ink stamp on title page; Boards show wear along the edges, corners bumped and beginning to fray. Pages are age toned, as is typical with some minor spotting, mostly at the beginning and on the fold outs; Interior otherwise clean and free of marking.; shelved case 3.
One ALS on White House stationary, dated 18 July, 1918, addressed to A. S. Burleson from President Woodrow Wilson, with his signature. The letter regards two enclosed letters that "are important about the telegraph and telephone matters." This letter is attached via two rusty staples to the two referred letters, plus the envelope for the letter. One is a 3 page TLS from Clarence Mackay, President of the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company, to Wilson. The other is a carbon copy of the response Wilson sent Mackay. Also included is a seemingly unrelated 4 page ALS addressed to Burleson regarding the telegraph, dated July 13 / 18. This letter is attached via three rusty staples to a piece of white paper; TW consignment; shelved case 0.
Lugd. Batav. Roterodami: Hackios, 1669. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary vellum, faded ink lettering to spines; some soiling to vellum; bookplate to front pastedown of each volume; each volume with an engraved title page, all dated 1669, title page of volume 1 says 1669, 2 and 3 state 1668; stain to bottom of text bloc of volume 1, does not impact any text; interiors clean; printer's mark with an eagle and the motto 'MOVENDO' on each title page; text in Latin with Greek references; shelved case 3.
Rome: Aloysium Zannettum, 1603. First edition. Thin, narrow 10mo in vellum; VG; minimal soiling on covers; tiny remnants of leather straps on back cover; strong binding; book title inscribed on lower external edge; ink inscriptions and signatures on end pages; tiny closed tears on first two pages; slight foxing on edges; text in Latin, in tiny print; tables at the end; in very good and readable condition; Clavius was a German Jesuit mathematician, highly respected by Galileo, who visited him in 1611; shelved in Case # 3.
Londini [London]: Typis Henrici Woodfall, Sumptibus Pauli et Isaaci Vaillant, 1739. First Edition. 4to., xvi, 307pp., 5pp. Index; VG; bound in polished brown calf, spine paneled tan leather with red label and gilt lettering; spine rebound, previous boards; boards have a gilt border, gilt rule to covers; gilt tooled turn-ins; marbled endpapers; some wear and bumping to corners, wear to boards; frontispiece portrait of Bentley, engraved by Geo. Vertue after I. (Sir James) Thornhill; large engraved headpiece to the dedication; folding plate of Farnese atlas, in excellent condition, plate only has the two folds; wide margins; consignment; shelved case 4.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1889-1897. Various. 8vos., G+; ALL VOLUMES: red cloth boards, with black decorative motif to front board; faded gilt lettering to spines (age-toned maroon), bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spines and corners of boards; cocking to spines; boards shaken, bindings intact; moderate soiling/staining to spines; mild scuffing to boards; dark tops to text-blocks, light scratching to text-blocks; age-toning to text-blocks and interior; mild wear to yellow endpapers; volumes variously contain markings/underlining in pencil; volumes variously include black and white illustrations and photogravures; VOL. 1 [AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND LETTERS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1893, edited by Francis Darwin; black smudge to middle of back board; tear to top of ffep and first blank page at gutter; lacks half-title page; frontispiece protected by tissue guard]; VOL. 2 [EXPRESSION OF THE EMOTIONS IN MAN AND ANIMALS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1897; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 3 [CORAL REEFS; Third Edition, pub. 1889, appendix by T. G. Bonney; buckling to ffep and bfep at gutter; tear to foldout map between pp. x-1; chipping/tearing to fore-edge of text-block; spine cracked in several places, binding intact]; VOL. 4 [CLIMBING PLANTS; Revised Second Edition; pub. 1897; fading to gilt lettering of spine, text barely legible]; VOL. 5 [ON THE FERTILISATION OF ORCHIDS BY INSECTS; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1895; threading from sewn binding visible to gutter between verso of first blank page and half-title page]; VOL. 6 [FORMATION OF VEGETABLE MOULD THROUGH THE ACTION OF WORMS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1897; tear to middle of fore-edge of first blank page; spine cracked btwn verso of half-title page and title page, binding strong]; VOL. 7 [ORIGIN OF SPECIES; Revised Sixth Edition, pub. 1892; lacks half-title page; spine cracked between verso of first blank page and title page; ffep shaken but not loose; black ink staining to fore- and bottom-edge of text-block and to endpapers]; VOL. 8 [GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS; Third Edition, pub. 1891; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil]; VOL. 9 [DIFFERENT FORMS OF FLOWERS ON PLANTS OF THE SAME SPECIES; First Edition Thus, pub. 1896; creasing to middle of front endpapers; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 10 [CROSS AND SELF FERTILISATION IN THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM; First Edition Thus, pub. 1895; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 11 [INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS; Pres. First, pub. 1895; stain and moderate scratching to fore-edge of text-block; tear to top and bottom of ffep at gutter]; VOL. 12 [NATURALIST'S VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD; Second Edition, pub. 1893; tear to top and bottom of ffep at gutter; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 13 [POWER OF MOVEMENT IN PLANTS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1892, with Francis Darwin; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1895]; VOL. 14 [DESCENT OF MAN/SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1895]; VOL. 15 [ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION I; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1894]; VOL. 16 [ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION II; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; lacks half-title page; small tear to top of ffep at gutter; small stain to back endpapers at gutter]; shelved above WW11.
London: Charles & Edwin Layton, 1849. 8vo., 309 pages; VG; rebound in brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine; small bookplate on front pastedown; mild age-toning to pages; bumping to corners; webbing visible on pages 304/305; shelved case 10.
London: John Murray, 1882. Second Edition, Third Thousand. Octavo, xvi, 300 pages; G+; bound in publisher's green cloth, rebacked with spine preserved; gilt lettering to spine; moderate wear and rubbing to corners, board edges; interior clean; illustrated with 38 woodcuts; This book is ‘the first of the volumes of supporting evidence [for natural selection]’. The first edition (Freeman 800) was published on May 15th 1862 and the second in 1877 (Freeman).; Freeman 801; shelved case 3.
Berolini (Berlin): B. Goldberg & L. Rosenkranz, 1846 / 1848. large 8vo.; VG-; 1/4 bound in black cloth with gilt Hebrew lettering on spine, marbled boards; rebound; small bumping to corners; Collation: [Sectio prior - 1848]  (lacking Latin title page, but with Hebrew title page), lacking xxvi (notes in German), xxxviii (also in German) pp., 60 leaves of Hebrew text with figures, , 42 pp. (tables), 4 plates; [Sectio altera -1846]  (beginning with Latin title), xi (notes in German),  pp., 48 leaves of Hebrew text; Ex-Libris, with stamp at bottom of title page, writing and stamps on recto of title page, small and unobtrusive black stamps in occasional margins; mild and scattered foxing and age-marks; interior clean of writing; following the first title page is a printed dedication to Moses and Judith Montifiore from the publishers in both Hebrew and German; Isaac Israeli ben Joseph was a Spanish-Jewish astronomer/astrologer during the fourteenth century, a pupil of Asher ben Yehiel. In 1310 he wrote Yesod Olam, the best contribution on that subject to Hebrew literature. The Yesod Olam was first published by Jacob Shklower in Berlin, in 1777. This more complete edition, with a preface by David Cassel, was published by B. Goldberg and L. Rosenkranz in 1848; consignment; shelved case 3.
Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1863. Second Edition. 8vo., 170  pages; VG; spine green leather with gilt lettering; 3/4 bound, with some repair, marbled boards preserved, new cloth spine and corners, previous thin spine preserved and on top of spine; not a recent repair, with moderate wear to cloth; with two title pages, the first in a burnt orange color; small bookplate on front pastedown; mild foxing; text in French; shelved case 10.
London: Butterworths Scientific Publications, 1956. Octavo; VG-/volumes 1-4 no DJ/volume 5 DJ VG-; hardcover; volumes 1 through 4 bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; volume 5 has dust jacket with grey spine and black lettering; all volumes' boards strong, some shelfwear, some edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges; all volumes' text blocks slightly age toned, very occasional minor soiling; volume 1 through 4 boards have some bumping around edges, sun toned on spine, interiors age toned; volume 1 boards have penned signature on front end paper, small closed tear on spine head edge; volume 1 text block gutter visible on half title page, frontispiece tissue paper torn; volume 2 has bumping on spine; volume 2 text block has damp staining on second to last page, gutter visible on second to last page; volume 3 boards have soiling on front and spine; volume 4 boards have small closed tear on spine head edge, some soiling on front and spine; volume 5 dust jacket has some shelfwear, general edgewear, chipping on spine head edge, closed tears on rear head fore corner and front tail fore corner, spine sun toned; volume 5 text block has frontispiece tissue paper torn out; volumes 1 and 3 partially written in German; volume 2 written in German; volume 5 Limited Edition, 2 or 1000; 5 volumes; Volume 1 - 1902-1913; Volume 2 - 1914-1932; Volume 3 - 1933-1939; Volume 4 - 1940-1951; Volume 5 - 1952-1963 SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
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].
London: John W. Parker, 1846. Second Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; gray paper boards, spines dark gray with paper labels, black lettering; rebacked with previous boards and new paper spines, previous labels preserved on spines; moderate wear to boards, including bumping, scratches, and staining; small bookplate to front pastedown of both volumes; scattered and sparse pencil markings; gutter slightly open on pages 320/321 of volume 2; shelved case 10.
Leipzig: Verlag von Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1826. First Edition. 8vo., 430 pages; VG; rebound in black clothm tan paper label with black lettering on spine; bound from wraps, with teal wraps bound in; largely uncut; moderate foxing; small faded stamp on title page; text in German;.
New York: Morrow, 1993. First edition. Octavo; vi, 331 pp. Hardcover in dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Smoot on title page. VG/VG; spine slightly cocked; interior clean and tight; slight shelfwear to jacket. Shelved in Case #5.
Cambridge, Mass. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Square quarto, 697 pages, VG-/G+; off-white DJ, black lettering: light age-toning/rubbing to DJ, open and closed tearing to edges, chipping mostly to head, covers protected by mylar; orange cloth boards, dark brown lettering: mild overall wear to boards, wear/rubbing to hinges of head and tail as well as corners, casing somewhat loose, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; mild wear to text-block, mild foxing to top, fore-edge clean, light scuffing to bottom; interior clean; shelved Review Table.
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.
Palo Alto, California: Annual Reviews, 2009. First Edition. Octavo; 528pp; uniform hardcover edition; bound in rust-colored cloth with black title labels gilt. Very good; text clean and unmarked throughout. [Spines; gilt titles on black labels on rust-colored cloth].
New York: Free Press, 2012. Octavo, 202pp; VG/VG; spine dark blue with yellow and white lettering, dust jacket protected with a mylar jacket; inscribed on title page by author to previous owner; embossed by previous owner on endorsement page; text block clean; text clear; in excellent condition; shelved case 13.
London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1931. 8vo in Blue Cloth, no Dj. VG+ Interior clean, no marks sans owner's signature on ffep. Pages are clean and crisp, light agetoning at edges; binding tight. Boards are straight and firm; corners square; resonably light shelfwear, slightly bumped at spine ends. 174pp with nice frontispiece, xiii. plates, several fold out maps, a few small illustrations in textblock, with indices. Spine is Dark Blue with gold gilt horizontal text. [Shelve in locked cases].
London & New York: The London Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, c 1855. Large octavo; G/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text 7 linear filigree design; rare; 4 volumes; half-bound exterior consists of leather spine w/leather corners & cloth covered panels; spine & fore corners are moderately rubbed w/some slight wear along edges; panels are lightly sunned & rubbed due to age & handling; spine is slightly sunned with wear & discolorations; spine edges are rubbed; panels are strong, rear panel of v. 1, pt. 1 is slightly detached; other volumes are slightly cracked along hinges; text blocks have darkened slightly on exterior edges; previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns; first & last few pages have slight foxing; text pages are intact & unmarked except for light, occasional foxing; pp 2382. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Munn & Co., 1906. Folio; pp 548; G-/no-DJ; dark red spine with gilt text; bound periodical; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; minor wear to edge; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows foxing exterior edges; interior slightly toned; ex-library with markings and stamp to verso of half title page; marking to rear endpaper; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown; shadow toning to verso of half title page and title page; patterned endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1981. First publication in an eight-volume edition. Quarto. VG/no DJ - hardbacks. 8 volume set; Green, black, and gold spines with gold texts/titles; boards are strong and clean; bindings are strong; textblocks are clean. aside from creases on volume 6 near the back free end page. Volume 1: Pp. 628 Volume 2: Pp. 622 Volume 3: Pp. 619 Volume Volume 4: Pp. 624 Volume 5: Pp. 622 Volume 6: Pp. 620 Volume 7: Pp. 639 Volume 8: Pp. 818 plus an additional 503 pages of the index at the back. SHELVED ON AISLE 10 IN THE MIDDLE OF THE AISLE ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Denver: American Astronautical Society, 1965. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in black cloth, white and red lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners, light soiling on front and spine, some bumping around edges; text block age toned around edges; insert included; xxi, 979pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 1873. New Edition. Large Octavo, 818 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards, spine paneled with a green and a burgundy label, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to other panels; gilt text block; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear to boards; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated with 343 engravings on wood and a color frontispiece;very mild foxing to interior; small name-stamp to front cover, sfep; shelved case 10.
Titusville: The Colonel, Inc., 1995. First Edition. Oblong folio; VG/none; bound in full leather-grained black cloth gilt; mild wear, else very good with 60 black and white photographic images and accompanying textual descriptions. [Spine; gold letters on black].
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1902. First Edition. Octavo; 392pp; 15 plates; bound in full later blue buckram; mild external soiling and wear; owner bookplate front pastedown; contents very good. [Spine; gilt titles on blue buckram]. [Note: A.S. Con Bedini].
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1945. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 182pp; stapled signatures in tan printed wraps; minor moisture wattling and soiling to covers, mostly at top edge; spot soiling to first and last pages at top edge; price stamp at lower right front cover; owner name [J. P. Kingman, April 2, 1951] lower left; few spots to fore-edge; contents very good throughout; relatively clean and unmarked. [Spine; tan buff paper no titles].
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1959. First Edition. Octavos, G+/G+; black DJs, red and white lettering: mild overall wear to covers, edgewear with occasional closed tears, mild age-toning visible to flaps (text legible), DJs protected by mylar; black faux-leather paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: mild wear to boards; mild bumping to heads, tails, and corners; moderate age-toning/mild wear to text-blocks; light age-toning mostly to margins of interiors, text somewhat affected yet clear and legible; interiors replete with black-and-white maps (including fold-outs) and other graphics, particularly within Vol. 2; VOL. 1 [1914-1939]; VOL. 2 [1939-1945]; frontispieces; shelved above Case 13.
Paris: Revue Francaise Des Bijoutiers-Horlogers, 1949. First Edition Thus. Quarto; 375pp; original softcover wraps; bottom wrap lost; top wrap soiled and worn; owner bookplate verso title; contents very good; clean and unmarked; 241 illustrations. Text in French. [Spine; black titles on toned buff paper; bagged].
New York: Oxford University Press, 1986-1990. First Editions, First Printings. Octavos, 2 volumes, VG/VG; gray DJs, dark green lettering: mild overall wear to DJs, spine of Vol. 2 age-toned light green (lettering to spine clear and legible), DJs protected by mylar; navy blue faux-cloth paper boards, bright gold lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, light paste residue from removed tape to boards of Vol. 1; very mild wear/light age-toning to text-block of Vol. 1; minimal wear to text-block of Vol. 2, small light stain to fore-edge, top and bottom clean; signed by previous owner to ffep of Vol. 2 only; VOL. 1 [PUBLICATIONS 1929-1936]; VOL. 2 [PUBLICATIONS 1938-1974]; shelved above Children's Case.
London and New York: Chapman and Hall, 1983. First edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with yellow and white text; Covers have occasional minor shelf wear, binding tight and strong; Textblock bottom edge has some light rubbing, interior clean; 734 pp.
Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1958 . Limited Edition. thin 8vo., unpaginated, VG; navy blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration, bright gilt lettering to spine; slight cocking to spine, minor bumping to corners, boards pristine; bright gilt top, mild age-toning to text-block; age-toning to gutters of endpapers, mild age-toning to interior, text bright and clear; contains many full-color woodcut illustrations by Reed; SIGNED by Reed to limitation page, no. 230 out of 250 copies bound by Elizabeth Kner; contains ephemera (order form stating original price as $25 for this limited edition); housed in light blue clamshell case with gold lettering to spine, moderate shelfwear to slipcase; blue silk ribbon; shelved Case 6.
London, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, & New York: Springer-Verlag London Limited, 2012. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue spine with white text; Boards has slightly rubbed exterior with strong and sturdy panels otherwise; Text block is clean with tight binding; pp 350. Inscribed.
New York: Firefly Books, 2004. Folio; VG/no-DJ; Black leather spine with gilded text. Boards have minimal shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 288; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
London: James and John Knapton, 1739. Second Edition. 8vo., , 285 pages,  ads; G+; bound in brown leather, paneled spine with gilt 'I' on spine; boards have a double-rule border; moderate rubbing, bumping, and wear to boards; cracking to hinges, spine; with folding plates 1, 17, 20, 3, 4, 5, 22, 6, 7, 8, 10, 9, 11, all in excellent condition; some foxing and age-toning to pages; a reprint of the first English edition of 1723. eb/nd.
Troy, New York: W. & L. E. Gurley, 1873. Nineteenth Edition-Revised. Duodecimo; 169pp; xiii; bound in green pebbled cloth; binding tattered; spine nearly lost; boards and text block held together by cords; remnant of old label on top board; signatures shaken; all told, contents generally good with 8 plates and numerous illustrations in text.
Bologna: Forni Editore, 1967/1780. Facsimile Reprint Edition. Octavo; four volumes; 531pp; 376pp; 377-800pp; 422pp; printed olive wraps; bindings slightly cocked; contents very good throughout. [Spines; black titles on olive green paper]. [Note: A.S. Con Bedini].
Paris: Dunod, 1878. First Edition. 8vo., 859 pages; G+; 1/4 bound with marbled boards, paneled red leather spine with gilt lettering and tooling; cracking to hinges, chipping to head and tail of spine, hinges; some repair to corners; rubbing to boards, corners, edges; marbled endpapers; interior clean; 8 folding plates in rear, part of plate one has some age-toning; text in French eb/nd.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1900. First Edition. Quarto; 263pp; x; bound in 3/4 GPO crimson morocco; marbled paper boards, edges and endpapers; binding moderately rubbed and worn; owner bookplate; text block solid; contents very good throughout; 24 black and white plates [some with multiple images]. USGS Monographs Volume XXXIX. [NOTE: CON - I.M.] Shelved in Case # 1; IM consignment.
New York: Gnome Press, 1953. First Hardcover Edition. Thin quarto, 144 pages, G+/VG-; DJ, white spine, small black lettering: overall mild wear to DJ, spine age-toned off-white, lettering clear and legible, "Gnome Press" logo to tail; light creasing to back cover, small closed tears to edges of back cover, small open tear to top edge of back cover; light water damage visible to edges of flaps; DJ protected by mylar; yellow cloth boards, small red lettering to spine: mild overall wear/light soiling to boards, dust staining to top edges of boards, "Gnome Press" logo to tail of spine; age-toning to interior, text and black-and-white graphics legible/clear; starting hinge with open tearing to gutter between table of contents and introduction/copyright page, boards slightly shaken, binding intact, leaves somewhat fragile; first published in the U.S. by Maco Magazine Corporation, New York in 1953 (remains stated to copyright page), subsequently published in hardcover by Gnome Press for the library market in a print run of 3,000 copies; shelved Front Counter.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1964. First Dover Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; green white and yellow spine, black lettering; all volume's dust jackets have general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed and open tears on head and tail edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, some light soiling, spines sun toned, price cut; all volumes' boards have minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on front end paper; all volumes' text blocks age toned, minor soiling on exterior edges; volume 1 and 2 dust jacket has light chipping on spine head edge, sticker on rear interior flap; volume 1 and 2 boards have small closed tear on spine head edge; volume 3 and 4 boards have small tear on spine tail edge; volume 5 and 6 dust jacket has chipping on spine head edge, stickers on rear interior flap; First Dover Edition; 6 volumes bound as 3 SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Munchen: C. H. Beck'sche, 1956. First Edition. Octavo; 678pp; 80 plates; full green library buckram; binding a bit worn at spine and ends; contents very good throughout. [Spine; gilt title on green buckram]. [Note: A.S. Con Bedini].
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1972. First Edition. 4to., 89 pp., VG/VG; DJ, spine black with gold and white lettering; minimal wear to DJ, mild age-toning to margins of flaps, price uncut "$12.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine, gray pictorial endpapers; slight cocking to spine, very mild bumping to corners, minimal wear to boards; "First published in 1972" stated to copyright page; interior clean; shelved Review Table.
Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1947. First Edition. Thin octavo, 96 pages, VG-/VG; blue DJ, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, "$2.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light soiling to edges of boards, bumping to tail; mild age-toning/soiling to endpapers, signature by previous owner in pencil to ffep; interior clean, white gloss leaves, text somewhat faded yet clear and legible; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; shelved Front Counter.
Ilmenau: Bernh. Friedr. Voigt, 1825. [Nach der 15ten Ausgabe aus dem Franzoischen ind Duetsche ubersetzt und mit Zusatzen und Anmerkungen]. 12mo; good+/none; brown spine with no text; gilt bands, flaking loss; boards, brown marbling; major edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; all edges, tinted green; 590 pp.; illus., seven  Tafeln, being three  folded charts, one folded table, and four  plates; foxing and mild toning; binding shaken; split starts, joints and spine; major chipping and wear; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN; ---[SUBTITLE: In zwei und zwanzig Vorkesungen, ohne Hulfe der Mathematik, erlautert; Nebst den neuesten Entdeckungen des Dr. Herschel in London, welche in Deutschland noch wenig bekannt sind. Mit 7 lytthographirten Tafeln und einer Himmelkarte] Shelved in Case #10.
Palo Alto, California: Annual Reviews, 2008. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 612pp; uniform hardcover edition; bound in rust-colored cloth with black title labels gilt. Very good; text clean and unmarked throughout. [Spines; gilt titles on black labels on rust-colored cloth].
München [Munich]: Georg D. W. Callwey, 1980. Reprint. Octavo; 374 pages, [2 pages], 25 unpaginated plates to back of volume; VG-/VG-; red DJ, black lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, moderate wear with slight fraying to corners, DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, red lettering to spine: mild bumping to tail and corners; boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; minimal wear/mild age-toning to text-block; minor scattered imperfections to interior, text clear and legible; facsimile reprint of the presumed First Edition; text in German; shelved Case 10.