London: Henry Colburn, 1827. Extra-Illustrated Edition. Octavos, 9 volumes; VG; bound in half blue calf with blue cloth boards, paneled spines with gilt lettering and titling; top edge of text blocks gilt; marbled endpapers; unsigned binding; all volumes have very mild wear, primarily to corners, mild cracking to some hinges; volume 3 has a small hole in the head of the spine; extra illustrated with 650 portraits and 70 views; inlaid pages; with separate title page for the nine volumes in addition to the inlaid title pages; mild scattered foxing; scarce; Shelved above Middle East.
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 325 pages; VG/none; in publisher's black cloth, yellow titling; mild rubbing; minor tape remnants to free endpapers; gutter slightly visible on half-title; lacking scarce dust jacket; no bookplates or previous ownership markings; Inscribed on dedication page by J. Edgar Hoover, Clyde Tolson, and Courtney Riley Cooper. "To Anita Sheaffer With best wishes and appreciation 2/3/38 J. Edgar Hoover", "Sincerely - Clyde A. Tolson 2/4/38", "Me too! Courtney Riley Cooper"; GM consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1960. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; 233 pages; Black jacket spine with white lettering; Book has been INSCRIBED by JFK to George Sweeney on the ffep: "With warm regards and best wishes, Jack Kennedy" Jacket has some crease marks at the upper front corner, some chipping at the spine edges, slight scuffing, now protected by mylar cover; Black cloth boards have some edge wear, bumping at the corners; Binding tight; Text block slightly toned; Inscription in pen bright and legible; SG Consignment; Shelved in case 5.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. First Edition, Early Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; 230 pages; Red and gray jacket spine; Book has been INSCRIBED by King "To: Mr. L.A. 'Pat' Touchae, With best Wishes, Martin L. King Jr" Some wear to jacket, including some small [1/8"] tears along the edges and some scuffing; Jacket spine is somewhat faded; minor chipping to jacket at spine crown, now covered by mylar brodart; Boards show minor edge wear; Binding sturdy; Text block slightly toned as is typical; some spotting to the outer edge of text block; SG Consignment; Shelved signed political case.
Auburn: Derby and Miller, 1853. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 336 pages; G; bound in 3/4 red leather, pebbled dark green cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt and no titling; hinges cracked, some rubbing to binding; reinforcement to both front and rear gutters; gift inscription to second free endpaper; page 336 with significant damage, appears to have at one point been glued to something; Significantly foxed, as usual, with finger smudges and wear to pages, some fraying to scattered fore edges; With all seven wood engravings, including frontispiece portrait; true first printing of this scarce title, with no mention of "Thousand" at top of title page; lacking four-page catalogue; LB consignment; shelved case 1.
Valladolid: Pedro de Espinosa y Antonio de Zamora, 1551. First Edition. Quarto, 186 leaves; VG; bound in full brown calf, spine with two black labels, gilt titling and stamping; rebacked with spine preserved; mild rubbing and wear to binding; marbled text block; title page with slight repair, last two leaves with very mild repair; Text in two columns, Gothic typography with 48 lines; Title page with large detailed wood engraved frontispiece in black and red hand-colored, many of the capitular engravings colored as well; scarce; shelved case 3.