Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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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.
New-Haven: Printed by Meigs, Bowen and Dana, in Chapel-Street, . First Edition. 12mo., 214 pages; G-; bound in contemporary full calf, black label to spine with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, cracking to spine, wear to hinges; ffep loose within, with early names written in ink, one dated 1787; some gatherings slightly loose; page 57 with long horizontal tear; with half-title; some slight waviness to pages, some mild cracking and wear to fore edges of pages; With engraved hand-colored double-hemisphere of the world frontispiece (The World. Agreeable to the last Discoveries in the South Seas. 6.5x10 cm) and 4 "word maps" (described by Warren Heckrotte as "cartographic diagrams") in the text (South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa). LACKING THE FOLDING MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; some tattering to edges of frontispiece, does not effect map; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
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.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1959. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 243 pages; VG/G; in dark green dust jacket, dark green spine with white titling; mild rubbing and wear, particularly to spine, including chips missing to head and tail of spine, small chips and tears; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.95'; Inscribed on the ffep by Joseph Mitchell, "To Rachel MacKenzie / with love / Joe Mitchell / November 11, 1974"; JM consignment;. Case 3.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 322 pages; VG/VG; spine is gray and black with beige lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50', chipping to head of spine, rubbing and chipping to extremities; top edge red; Scarce with Dust Jacket; shelved case 13.
Brooklyn: A. Spooner, 1824. First Edition. Octavo, 116 pages, ; G-; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather over brown cloth boards; pages have some tide-marks and foxing; most pages with some fraying and wear along fore edge; with rear advertisement black; two front blanks preserved, both with archival repair; title page with inscription "Presented to .... By the Compiler"; scarce in any condition, let alone signed; shelved case 13.
Brooklyn: E. B. Spooner, 1848. First Edition. Octavo, 286, 191 pages; VG; rebound in full green cloth, paper labels from original boards preserved, new black leather label with gilt titling to spine; with tipped-in notice of appended additional names; Contains separately-paged section: Municipal register of the City of Brooklyn and manual of Kings County; Walt Whitman [Sr.] is listed on p. 241. Notable locations and Public figures are designated in All Caps; shelved case 13.
New York: John F. Trow, 1859. First Edition. Octavo, 885/32/65 pages; G-; quarter rebound in brown leather, spine has gilt lettering, has original boards; binding has significant wear along the top and bottom edges, with heavy rubbing on both covers, wear and fraying on the edges of the boards, with heavy wear on the fore edge corners; pages have moderate age toning, have occasional pencil markings, have frequent dog-earing and blotching; includes a large, heavily worn map of the city; shelved case 13.
New York: The Eagle Press, 1903. First Edition. Quarto, 131 pages; VG-; fully bound in orange cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has heavy discoloration, boards have warping, has fraying on the fore edge corners, has rubbing and discoloration throughout; pages have gilt along the edges of the text block, have frequent stamps in the first several pages, has an imprinted letter from the previous owner; have minimal detachment in the front and back hinges; shelved case 13.
Salem, Mass: North Shore Publishing Company, 1892. First Edition. Octavo, 272 pages; G; bound in publisher's red cloth, black titling; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, spine faded, scratches; library sticker to tail of spine, 'Student League House' to ffep; rear gutter opening; slight chipping to fore edge of frontispiece, title page; pencil writing to endpapers; with 40 illustrations; shelved case 1.
New York: The Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, 1856. First Edition. Octavo, 316 pages; Fair; bound in brown cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front and back covers have embossing; binding has significant wear along the sides of the spine, with tearing, cracking, and minor detachment throughout, has severe damage at the top and bottom of the spine, with large chunks missing at both ends, has heavy discoloration, has wear along the top and bottom edges with minor fraying and bumping on the fore edge corners, front cover has pen markings; pages have heavy age toning, have crinkling and minor detachment in several locations, contains several fold out graphs; shelved case 13.
New York: Published by the Author, 1863. First Edition. Octavo, 852; G; fully bound in green cloth; spine has gilt lettering and tooling, front and back covers have gilt tooling and embossing; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, has fraying and bumping on the fore edge corners, has minor rubbing throughout; pages have age toning and occasional blotching, have multiple instances of detachment, ranging from minimal to moderate, several of the fold out illustrations have fraying, tearing, and discoloration on the outer edges; profusely illustrated with colored drawings and lithograph plates; original owner's name is written in pen on the ffep; shelved case 13.
New York: E. French, 1839. First Edition. Octavo, 536 pages; G; bound in green cloth with spine re-backed in blue green cloth, front cover has faded embossing, spine has heavily faded gilt lettering; binding has heavy wear along the top, bottom, and fore edges, has fraying on the fore edge corners; front and back cover have rubbing and discoloration throughout; pages have moderate age toning and blotching, page 536 has a large chunk missing; occasionally illustrated; shelved case 13.
New York: Scheba Publishing Company, 1937. First Edition. Octavo, 344 pages; G+; fully bound in red cloth, front cover and spine have faded gilt lettering binding has moderate wear, with the top and bottom edges of the spine worn off, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners, has minimal rubbing on both covers; pages have minor age toning, have minor to severe detachment in several locations, occasionally illustrated; shelved case 13.
New York: The Board of Statutory Consolidation of the City of New York, 1939. Limited Edition (474/500). Octavo, 612 pages; VG; fully bound in green cloth, spine has gilt lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minimal dust build up along the top edge; illustrated with maps; shelved case 13.
New York: Random House, 1939. First Edition. Octavo, 707 pages; VG; fully bound in blue cloth, spine has faded gilt lettering; binding has minimal shelf wear, with minor discoloration on the spine; pages have minor age toning; contains a full map of the city with key land marks and routes; shelved case 13.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 531 pages VG/VG; spine orange with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut, mild chipping to head and tail of spine, corners, small hole in middle of spine, spine sun-faded; name on ffep; scarce in dust jacket; top edge of text block red; shelved New York Regional.
Bartow: Impreial Publishing, 1980. Second Printing. Quarto; G+/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Off White spine with Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tear along head edge of front cover, small open and closed tears along tail edge of front cover, fraying and small closed tears along spine edges, small closed tear along tail edge of rear cover, fraying and small open tears at corners of both covers; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, some bumping and rubbing to corners; Textblock clean; 190 pp.