Refine search resultsSkip to search results
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.
Newark, NJ: New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce, 1928. First Edition. Quarto, 404 pages; VG/G; Spine is faded pictorial (a wall line with a dark sky); dust jacket is in a mylar covering; has price uncut '$3.50', has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping and several small open tears along the edges, back cover has a crumbled piece on tape on the top edge; has fading on the spine and rubbing on both covers; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge; illustrated with color and black-and-white plates; shelved Front Window.
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.
Hartford: Silas Andrus & Son, 1855. First American Edition. Set of two thick octavos in 3/4 brown marble and leather; six-band embossed spine with gold letters; VG; marble edges and end pages; good binding; slight fraying on spine; previous owner's name inside ffep; text and paper in good condition; tight print; pp. 626 and 682; shelved in Case 1; GP consignment.