London: J. Newberry, 1758. First Edition, Second Issue. 16mo; G+; Contemporary calf with plain paneled spine; housed in a custom gray cloth clamshell; Front board separated, with ffep through first map attached to front board; lacking title page; sticker to front pastedown 'Sold by J. Manning, book-seller, in Launceston'; with frontispiece, preface leaf, B & W maps, index leaf;; All 52 maps are not tinted, all black and white. Book does not have Africa error or printed correction on index (second issue); Consignment; Shelved Case 3.
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Amsterdam: Chez George Gallet, 1703. First Illustrated French Edition. folio, , 556 pages, ; VG; 3/4 bound with brown leather spine, black leather label with gilt lettering, marbled boards; newly repaired, with new spine, previous marbled boards preserved; rubbing and shelfwear to boards, edges worn; mild foxing throughout; half-title and engraved frontispiece; small pen writing in upper fore corner of title page; complete collation, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4; with 16 folding plates, 16 single plates, 39 black and white plates embedded within text, and 3 color plates embedded within text; plate 1 is folded in such a way that it slightly sticks out the fore edge, and as such the vertical crease is torn along the lower half; full title continues: et de quelques autres adjacentes ; dont les principales sont Chypre, Rhodes, Candie, Samos, Chio, Negrepont, Lemnos, Paros, Delos, Patmos, avec un grand nombre d'autres. Comprenant leurs noms, leur situation, leurs villes, leurs châteaux, l'histoire tant ancienne que moderne de leurs habitants ; leur gouvernement, les révolutions qui y sont arrivés, les plantes, animaux, &c. qui s'y trouvent.; shelved case 4.
Washington, DC: Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, 1852. First edition. Folio; (2), 159 pp., printed on rectos only. Three large folding maps, backed with linen. Original three-quarter calf, brown boards, gilt spine lettering, rebacked, with original spine laid down. VG, boards rubbed, particularly at spine and corners. Some scattered foxing. Ink notation on title page: "This book corrected and revised for M.G. Emery, Alderman 4th Ward by W. Forsyth, Surveyor, 10th Feb. 1857." Facing the title page is a handwritten list of squares added or corrected, 32 squares in total. Elaborate cartographic survey of the District. Shelve in Case #1.
Philadelphia: R. H. Baist, 1938-1965. Elephant Folios, 4 volumes; VG-; 1/2 bound in maroon cloth with mustard cloth boards; hardcover, some wear. Contents very good. 141 detailed maps, based on surveys conducted by Baist's employees, showing not only major landmarks and government buildings, but the location of nearly every structure in Washington, including houses color coded by the type of material used to build their exteriors; Title information mounted on pastedown, index on ffep; extremely scarce, the only copies on sale at the time of listing; extremely heavy, please contact for accurate shipping costs; AS consignment; shelved above aisle A.
New York: Printed by Edmunt Blunt, 1812. Seventh Edition. 8vo., 311pp., 63pp. appendix, 10pp ads; VG; spine paneled brown leather with a red label and gilt lettering; brown leather boards have moderate wear, including rubbing and scratches, bumping to corners, lower hinge on front board splitting; some foxing and age-toning to pages, mild scattered water marks; some pages pressed slightly askew; ads for Blunts on both pastedowns, page 179/180; page 187 has two lines crossed out; has 14 plates, four of which are folded; includes a foldout map of The Bay Of Chesapeake From Its Entrance To Baltimore, including part of Washington DC, just 21 years after its founding; TG consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Johnson and Ward, 1862. Folio, 99 pages, 64 lithographed maps; G; bound in original publisher's three-quarters calf with embossed green cloth covers, titling in gilt on front cover and spine, marbled endpapers; front gutter partially open; most maps with light foxing; hand-colored plates; shelved above case 3.
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.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
Washington DC: Post Office Department, 1866-1867. First. Two canvas-backed maps of the United states folded into a brown leather slipcase. Case has some light scuffing and wear at the edges and to the gilt lettering; Some light tearing to edges and folds of map, hand colored; Color still very vibrant on all maps. Two folded maps indicate postal routes through New England. Though the maps were made in 1866, it appears that they were updated in 1867; The outer box credits Amos Kendall, but that may be because the set was given to him, as the Postmaster General at the time was William Dennison, and he is credited on the maps themselves. VERY scarce, especially in this condition. Shelved in Case 1.
Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America, 1985. Anthology. Included books and maps in very good condition. Sun fading and occasional tears to several of the paper wrappers that store the folded maps. Nevertheless, the maps themselves remain clean and bright. Comprises 67 volumes and 25 maps. In addition to the accompanying maps, many volumes include multiple plates. Collection includes many regional map sheets with accompanying text. PLEASE NOTE that due to the number of these volumes and their respective weight that special shipping arrangements are required.
Philadelphia PA: Franklin Survey Company, 1943. First. Elephant Folio; VG-; Three quarter leather binding; Gilt lettering on spine, leather title with gilt lettering on front board; Wear to leather spine, some missing leather and fraying at corners and head/tail of spine; Cloth boards are faded, with some rubbing; Plat maps separated by cloth tabs with gilt numbers (1-34, Street, Sub-div, Index, Utility); Interior in great shape, all colors bright, minor wear to the text block edges and light toning; 34 double page plates backed by linen; Extremely scarce item. Shelved in Poster Bin; NOTE: Book is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping;.
New York: E. Belcher Hyde, 1912. First Edition. Octavo, 36 pages, 675 pages of color maps; VG; newly rebound in burgundy cloth, black label with gilt lettering to spine, previous board covers preserved, including distinct gilt titling on front cover; detailed hand-colored maps of Brooklyn Proper; with ownership stamps; shelved case 13.
New York: E. Belcher Hyde, 1912. First Edition. Octavo, 24 pages, 472 pages of color maps; VG; newly rebound in burgundy cloth, black label with gilt lettering to spine, previous board covers preserved, including distinct gilt titling on front cover; title page has some chipping to edges; detailed hand-colored maps extending from Battery Park north to 228th Street; shelved case 13.
Stanstead and Sherbrooke, L. C. Walton & Gaylord, 1835. First Edition. 10mo., 116 pages; Fair; in original publisher's quarter brown leather, blue paper boards, front cover has reprint of title page within a frame; rear cover missing fore half, front cover with chipping and wear to all edges, spine chipped to head and tail; some fingerprint smudges to interior; lacking map; page 57 has a small newspaper clipping, detailing the 1891 Census, pasted above the lesson on population; extremely scarce Lower Canadian Imprint; shelved case 3.
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.
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.
Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Apud Elzevirios, 1641. 16mo; 352, 70 pp., two folded illustrations. Contemporary vellum. Very good; vellum soiled and age-discolored; front hinge and front endpaper starting; title page loose; penciled notes on front pastedown. This work is considered the first comprehensive modern geography. Text in Latin. Shelved in Case #3.
Netherlands: Lausanne / Amsterdam, Sequioa / Elsevier, 1966. Facsimile Edition. Elephant folio (22" x 13.5"), unpaginated; VG; spine paneled light brown leather with title and name of author in gilt on black and red title labels;gilt vignette of a coat of arms stamped on front board; some wear to spine gilt; text in Dutch; tan cloth slipcase with the same coat of arms as front cover of book stamped on front in gilt; some wear to slipcase, especially at corners and edges; 32 colored plates, most of maps, that span a double page; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above mythology.
Chicago and New York: Rand, McNally & Co., 1899. Large Quarto; pp 353; Poor/no-DJ; dark green spine with black text; cloth shows soiling to exterior; slight fraying to spine edges; lightly bumped corners; lightly sunned spine; slight wear to exterior; marbled text block has lightly faded exterior edges; cracking to gutters, loosed binding; green patterned endpapers; frontispiece; interior has slight toning toward edges; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Taipei, Taiwan: Academia Sinica Digital Center, 2014. Revised Edition. Quarto, 444 pages; VG; spine is gray-blue with silver lettering; front cover has a beige label with black lettering; binding has minimal wear; pages clear; housed in publisher's pictorial slipcase; profusely illustrated; text in Chinese with English translation; shelved front table.
Lisbon: Finantia, 1991. Limited Edition. Oversize Folio (22 X 15.5) in brown hardcovers with orange and turquoise DJ with mylar wraps; G/G-; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior; small chip to head read edge; cloth has mild wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight toning to exterior tail edge; front page has a crease on the right; paper and maps in good condition; profusely illustrated; Portuguese text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Self- Publisher, 1952. 8vo; VG- paperback; thin spine without text; 1 of 300 copies signed twice by author who is editor of Baker Street Journal; covers have shelf wear with discoloration to the corners and edges; front free end -paper has an inscription; text block is moderately age-toned otherwise clean and legible; 13p.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of the Interior Geological Survey, 1970. Folio; pp 417; VG-/no-DJ; navy blue spine with silver text; overlays in pouch for national maps laid in at rear pastedown; cloth shows only slight wear to exterior; light splayed but strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Cambridge, MA: Sky Publishing Corporation, 1972. Second Edition. Softcover Folio; VG; Covers show general shelf ware, prominent crease going diagonally across bottom foot of covers;Text block is clean, crease along foot of title page, otherwise fine, maps are clear and legible. Higher shipping rates for items requiring expedited or international shipping, as well as any items weighing more than 4 Lbs. Please contact shipping department for details.
Atlanta: William R. Scaife, 1983. Large Octavo; pp 43; VG-; burgundy spine without text; no jacket; cloth has mild wear to exterior; silver titles and borders to front; strong, intact boards; text block show light shelf wear to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover Large Folio; VG-; Dark blue leather spine with gilt text, light blue cloth boards; Boards show sunning, cloth edges near spine appear to have been loosened, exposing the under boards, remaining edges are firmly attached, rubbing on corners, corners lightly bumped; Text block is age toned, text and maps are legible and clear, translucent map of the UK is in back with contents page attached to back paste down; pp 222. Higher shipping rate required for items with expedited or international shipping, or any item over 4 Lbs. Please contact shipping department for details.
Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1953. Folio; VG; hardcover with no dust jacket; black spiral binding with no text; boards have moderate shelf wear with marks and residual stains in front and to the rear otherwise boards are in tact; text block is moderately age toned with tanning on the top and bottom of the title page and slight discoloration of pages otherwise clean; 28p.
Lancaster: Press Of The New Era Printing Company, 1917. First Edition. Rebound Octavo; VG-/Hardcover; Light grey spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, age toning along sides and edges, rubbing to cloth surfaces; Binding tight, turnpike map/drawing insert, previous owner's sticker on front paste-down, age toning to pages; Age toning to text block exterior, text block clean, vivid grey scale illustrations; 125 pp.
New York: Arno Press/Crown Publishers, Inc., 1978. Reprinted. Small Folio; G/G-; red spine with blue and white text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; small chips to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior edges; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Philadelphia: George H. Beans, 1928. first limited edition (112 of 500 copies). Thin folio in brown hard covers with brown letters on a beige frame; G+ Hardcover; spine covered with dark brown tape; covers with moderate shelf wear around edges; bookstore tiny sticker inside front cover; thick paper slightly faded with text in large print; 4 photographs on thin paper; contains pages on the fourth voyage of Columbus; pp. 30; First limited edition (112 of 500 copies). May need additional S/H for expedited/international orders.
Cadiz, OH: Harrison o. Genealogical Society, 1986. Reprinted. Large quarto; VG-/no-DJ; black spine without text; originally published in 1875, reprinted in 1986; cloth has slight wear to exterior; gilt text to front; some light scratches to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated.
Moscow: Glav. uprav. geodezii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR, 1959. Three volume ephemera edition. Three volumes, quarto, each volume a staple-bound individual gathering. Each volume good with no dust jacket. Notable age-toning to wrappers. For each volume, owner markings in Russian to top corner of front wrapper. Color prints of each volume generally clean and free of markings, though each volume exhibits some age-toning. Volume 1 to 16pp, volume 2 to 12pp, volume 3 to 21pp. Text of the maps for each volume in Russian. Shelved in ephemera box F.
New York, Washington, London: Praeger Publishers, 1972. Fifth Printing. Oblong Quarto; G/no-DJ; gray/black spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, 1689-1900; vol. 2, 1900-1953; cloths show slight soiling to exteriors; slight sun darkened spines; minor chips to spine edges; strong boards; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; hairline defect at front gutter of vol. 2; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Oxford, UK: Basil Blackwell, 1981. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 180; G/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; cloth shows moderate wear to edges; ex-library stickers to exterior; mild scratches to front and rear; sturdy boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; ex-library with markings to exterior head edge; ex-library markings inside; profusely illustrated; good binding;.
Lisboa: Instituto de Investigacao Cientifica Tropical, 1991. Small Octavo; pp 192; VG-/VG-; yellow spine with orange and black text; dust jacket has sunned spine, clean exterior, minor wear to edges; cloth has light sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges, interior clean; Portuguese text;.
Paris: Editions du centre national de la Recherche Scientifique, 1967. Quarto; VG- Paperback; Green spine with Black text; Covers have moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, some small, faint brown stains on front cover, bending to bottom corner of front cover, bending to corners of back cover, sunning to spine, green color is faded on both covers starting near spine, small brown mark along rear joint near tail edge, otherwise clean; Textblock has some age toning, foxing along fore edge, Ink stamp on front endpaper, writing in pencil on title page, faint brown marks on pages 64, 106, Carte XIV, Carte XV, faint smudge on page 92, small black spots on rear of Carte VIII, otherwise clean; 129 pp.; Book in French; Several Foldout maps on inside.
Boston: Walker Lith & Pub. Co., 1894. 12mo; G-; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is grey with black print, edgewear, creasing, smudging; Text block (Index, 31 pages) has mild age-toning to paper; Large folded map (color) affixed to rear cover, has tears to folds. Shelved in Netdesk office, 15's Ephemera Box 2.
Washington, D.C. National Geographic Society, 2005. Eighth Edition. Folio; pp 137; VG-/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; dark blue slipcase has rubbed exterior; smal chip to front tail edge; intact panels; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Arno Press [A New York Times Company], 1978. Ex-library, square quarto; VG/Hardcover; beige spine with copper gilt text; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers, gilt title on front cover, light marks and minor discoloration along surfaces, fraying and fading at corners of spine, light bumping, light color marks on front cover side and edges; Binding solid, slight marks on front free end page and rear paste-down; Text block clean, vivid illustrations; 102 pp.
Rome: Edindustria Editoriale, 1961. Quarto; VG-/VG; off-white spine with black text; dustjacket has light edgewear with light tearing, sunning to edges (including flaps), slight cracking/peeling along edges of spine, light scuffing and staining to rear cover; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; mixed pagination. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1970. Octavo; pp 319; G/G-; blue/black spine with white text; odd volume; dust jacket shows slight soiling to rear; ex-library stickers to spine and rear; tape to head and tail edges at flaps; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has lightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; some tape residue to exterior; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; ex-library with markings to table of contents page; missing rear endpaper; condition noted; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.