Boston: American Stationers [John B. Russell], 1837. First Edition. Large Quarto; VG; 371 Pages; re-bound in 3/4 green leather with marbled boards and end papers; Gilt lettering to spine; Illustrated with B & W plates throughout, including many telescopic views of the moon; Also 3 fold-out hand-colored diagrams of the constellations; Some waviness and age toning to the text block, as is typical; Some spots of foxing; Light tears at the folds of some illustrations; Shelved Case 10.
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 130 pages; G+; Spine is black with red lettering; binding has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with damage at the top and bottom of the spine, has mild rubbing on both boards, has minor detachment in the center of the book; pages have red coloring along the top edge and minor chipping streak in the bottom fore edge corner, shelved front table.
Baltimore, MD: Church Advocate Press, 1925. Revised Edition/SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Approx. 5.25" x 7.75" VG- forest green hardcover with blank spine; black lettering on front cover. Rubbing to corners and spine ends of gently bowed, lightly soiled boards. Tiny internal nicks along rear joint. The author has SIGNED and offered a neat and mindful INSCRIPTION (dated June 3, 1926) on ffep. A personal study with biographical sketches of "Black Slaves" and "Free Blacks" in Maryland, familiar and previously uncelebrated names together, with (for example) Frederick Douglass appearing alphabetically between Thomas Joshua Dorsey, Caterer, and William Douglass, Priest and Author. From the Author's Preface: "It has been our fixed aim to render the book particularly helpful to the boys and girls of the race who might desire a knowledge of the past of their people so as to inspire them to noble endeavor." Smoky odor; otherwise, clean and tight throughout. CONSIGNMENT-Tag to Allan. Shelve Case #12.
Ephrata: Verlags der Bruderschafft, 1748. First Edition. Large thick folio; VG; bound in contemporary black leather, metal corners and broken hinges, repaired with new plain black leather paneled spine; some foxing throughout; some mild wear to fore edge of text block; with engraved frontispiece and title page vignette; collation: , A-G4, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3O4, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3Z4, 4A-4Z4, 5A-5Z4, 6A-6G4; text in German.; MW consignment; shelved in Case 4.
Amsterdam: Jean-Louis De Lorme, 1699. First French Edition. 12mo., , 249 pages; newly bound in 1/4 brown leather, brown cloth boards, paneled spine with green label and gilt lettering; title page has two stamps for a Cabinet De Lecture, or reading room; title page also has a pen scribble line underneath the word 'voyage,' not impacting any text; two sheets of contemporary blue paper bound in, presumably publisher's wraps; lacking engraved frontispiece; large folding map present, in excellent condition; CM consignment; shelved case 3.
1907. First Edition. Octavo; Staplebound with tan wraps; Tan spine with no lettering; Some chipping to wraps at the spine, peeling; Wraps are age toned, chipping to the fore edge; Some tearing to inner area of first and last pages from staples, text not affected; Text clean; 112 pages. Shelved case 1. AG Consignment.
Paris: Sauret, 1962. First Edition. Large quarto in slipcase; VG/VG case; Numbered 2201 of a limited edition of 4125; Off white spine with black lettering; Book is in original glassine cover which has some small tears and a chip missing; Box has light shelf wear, along the edges and the corners; Wraps are toned, interior clean; 146 plates on 183 pages; Shelved in Case 11.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. First American edition. Folio, 156pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. This book comprises a double number (31-32) of VERVE in the French edition. Includes numerous plates-- Draeger Frères are responsible for the heliogravures (in color and black and white) and Mourlot Frères for the color lithographs. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Rubbing, creasing and abrasions to jacket. Large chip to head of spine and tail of front panel of dust jacket. Foxing to head edge of text block. Spine top partially torn away from binding. Faint age-toning to end-papers, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Boards gently bowed. Spine cracked. Good copy only. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #11 Spine is orange with black text.
London: John Dawson, 1641. Third revised edition. Tall quarto in dark brown leather with well-rebound six-band spine and gold letters; VG; binding strong; general soiling and fraying on original boards, specially in the back; ex-libris plate inside front board; facsimile frontispiece glued to original end page; previous owner's signature on title page; paper age-tone and very wobbly; text clean; pp. 253; in good condition; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 216 pages; VG/VG; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price cut, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has creasing on the front flap; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor blotching along the top edge, ffep has top corner cut; inscribed by the author on the ffep; shelved case 6.
London: Bickers and Son, 1879. new edition; with numerous portraits. octavos in burgundy moire with 3/4 leather; VG/G; six-band embossed spine with gold letters; boards with moderate shelf wear; strong binding; moire flaps; previous owner's label inside front board; paper slightly faded; brown ink vignette portraits throughout; shelved above greek history; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1948. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 244 pages; VG/G; Spine is red with yellow, black, and white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$2.50', has moderate shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top of the spine and small closed tears on both edges, spine has minor scratches and discoloration due to sun exposure, both front and back sides have minor discoloration; binding has moderate wear at the top and bottom of the spine, has detachment at the top of the spine; pages have a blotch along the top edge and minor discoloration due to dust build up; shelved mystery special collection.
London: Henry Colburn, 1838. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; bould in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, spine brown with small gilt horizontal lines, presence of two labels in the past now represented only by the unfaded leather and faint lettering; some mild shelfwear and rubbing, primarily to corners and spine; frontispiece in volume 1 a portrait, volume 2 a map; shelved under front counter.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1952. First decision. Tall folio in discolored ivory hardcovers with black and green illustrations; VG; black letters on spine; slightly bowed upwards; general discoloration and soiling from shelving; strong binding; paper faded; photos clean; preface by Cartier Bresson; contains captions from the West (mostly Europe) and the Orient (India; Singapore; China); shelved above case 2; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: Editions Vincent, Freal & Cie, 1970. French edition. Oblong quarto; vg/good+; dj, yellow spine with black text; HB, gray cloth spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping;text block, clean; 240 pp.; illus., photos, interiors and elevations; plans, some color; dj, sunned; [clear mylar protector, taped] ---TEXT IN FRENCH. Shelved in Architecture or Front Table.
Paris: Nicolas Le Gras, 1687. Second edition. 10mo in brown leather with six-band embossed spine and gold gilt; condition: Good; some shelf wear on board, with fraying on corners and small bump on upper right; spine is frayed with tear on leather on upper right; front board loosening but not affecting binding; inscription in black ink on title page; paper faded, with occasional foxing at the beginning; edges dusty; vol. 1 contains 268 pages including l'Isle de Notre Dame; vol. 2 focuses on the Rue de l'Universite and Paris bridges; in French; shelved in Case # 4.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 217pp.; VG/VG; spine teal and yellow with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; very mild shelfwear; in excellent condition; INSCRIBED on fep, signed as both Bricuth and Irwin, dated 12/2/05; shelved poetry.
Princeton University Press, 1969. First edition. Large, thick folios in beige cloth and DJ with dark grey case; VG/VG; minimal soiling; case sturdy with labels on both sides; printed on thick parchment paper; vol. 1: text; vol. 2: plates in black and white; pp. 378 and 539; work was written and published for the septicentennial of Dante's birth; shelved under Review Table; due to size of items, please contact us for shipping costs.
Boston and Tokyo: J. B. Millet, 1901. Large Octavos, 12 volumes; VG; bound in publisher's 1/4 white paper imitation vellum, handmade brown paper boards; green, brown, and gilt lettering and decoration to spine; top edges of text blocks gilt; some mild rubbing and wear to boards and spines; glue-stains to front pastedowns from removed bookplates; partial set, lacking the remaining 9 volumes on the Philippines, Burma, Afganistan, India, Persia, Turkey, and Russia; shelved above England.
Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2004. First edition; signed by artist and author. Large quarto in light grey cloth with grey and green DJ in brodart; VG/VG; front cover slightly slanted upward; minimal soiling; signatures on title page; contains essay by artist followed by 190 pages of plates; exhibition took place from 21 March to August 1, 2004; shelved case 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd., 1919. Limited Edition. 8vo., x, 156pp.; VG-; spine paneled black leather with black label and gilt lettering; rebound with new spine; boards green leather, somewhat faded, some wear; one of 1000 copies published at the Chiswick Press using the Riccardi fount on Riccardi handmade paper, this is number 178; some pages have pressed flowers some darkening and damage to pages from flowers; repairs to gutters on pastedowns; top edge of text block gilt; inscription in ink of second free endpaper; shelved case 0.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979. Octavo 445pp. hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Author signed with a personal inscription on half title page. Stated 3rd printing. Protected dj not clipped, rubbed, spine sunned, foxed back cover. Orange cloth covered boards clean. Boards show shelf wear at corners. Textblock foxed. Spine cocked. Shelve Literary Critiicism. Spine tan with black lettering.
Munich: Georg W. Dietrich, 1913. Quarto in dark pink cloth hardcovers with vinyl cover; gold and black gilt on covers; moderate soiling; strong binding; title page slightly soiled and repaired with scotch tape; illustrations on white glossy paper; text in Gothic letters; in German; pp. 95; shelved in Case # 7; DC consignment; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: Chez Gaston Boutitie & Cie, 1923. Limited Edition, #173/1030. 4to., 2 volumes; VG; bound in full burgundy leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering; boards and board sides both have double-ruled borders; turn-ins gilt decorated; top edges of text block gilt, others untrimmed; marbled endpapers; mild wear, primarily to corners and head and tail of spine; volume 2 has some splitting to the head and tail of front hinge; both volumes with matching colophons and matching limitation numbers #173; This catalog describes and reproduces 271 pieces of the engraved work of the artist, reproduced in collotype. Volume 1 has numbers 1-141, Volume 2 has 142-271; bilingual, with French and English type; shelved above Science.
Philadelphia: Local Democratic Political Committee of Pennsylvania, 1948. First Edition. 8vo., 574pp.; VG-; spine blue cloth with gilt lettering; mild bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; interior clean, save for previous owners name in ink on ffep; front board just slightly loose; scarce; shelved case 1.
London: WhiteHall Histories, 2002. small 4tos., 2 volumes; VG/VG; spines blue with white lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; minimal shelfwear; text blocks clean, small smudge to lower corner of volume 2; Volume 1; September 1939-October 1940, with 178 pages, photos and plans. Volume II; November 1940- December 1941, with 318 pages, photos and plans; ISBN 9780714652054 and 9780714651798; shelved Naval History.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 224 pp., VG/VG-; black DJ, yellow and orange lettering (faded) to spine, white lettering to front cover; rubbing to edges, mostly to corners; age-toning to covers; top right-hand corner of front flap price clipped; DJ protected by mylar; brown cloth boards, black text to spine, black facsimile signature of Brown to front cover; bumping to head and tail of spine; bumping to corners, slight cocking to boards; mild staining to faded red top, age-toning to text-block; age-toning to interior, text legible; "first edition" stated to copyright page; shelved LP collection.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's oxblood cloth, gilt lettering and tooling to front covers and spines; moderate wear and rubbing to boards; volume one has a shaken binding; volume 2 rebacked with original spine preserved, ex-library, with remnant of sticker to tail of spine, discard stamp, pencil notations; Illustrated with 322 gravure plates. A handsome set with many fine architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above case 2.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; G; bound in publisher's oxblood cloth, gilt lettering and tooling to front covers and spines; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, including shaken bindings to both volumes; volume 2 has water-staining to spine, upper gutter edge of text block, discoloration to spine; 'Albert S. Burleson' engraved by publisher on front board of volume 1; Illustrated with 322 gravure plates. A handsome set with many fine architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; DG consignment; shelved above case 3.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, unpaginated; VG/VG; spine black with beige lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; very slight wear to head and tail of spine of dust jacket; bound in red cloth; fir tree patterned end papers; shelved case 14.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1940 . First Edition, Second Printing. small Octavo, 167 pages; G+; bound in publisher's blue pictorial wraps, black lettering to spine; chipping most edges, including hinges; INSCRIBED in pencil by Paul Brown on ffep, with pencil drawing of a man smoking a cigar; HP consignment; shelved case 9.
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.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, Inc., 1871. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 242; VG-; full bound in brown cloth, spine has gilt tooling and lettering; profusely illustrated with several inlaid plates and five large folded plates; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has minor discoloration from sun exposure, has bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have dust build up along the top edge, have tearing and tape on the large folded plates; housed in a dark red slip case; shelved case 12.
East Aurora, NY: Roycroft Press, 1897. Limited Edition, No. 365 of 590. G/no DJ Medium Octavo quarter bound in deep yellow cloth and brown paper over boards, gilt title in matching brown paper strip that runs vertically the length of spine, deckled fore edge. Some shelf wear; bumped and worn at corners, along edges and at head and tail of spine. Scattered foxing throughout. SIGNED by Irving Browne on limitation page. Handful of pencil marginalia, previous owner's name in pencil on blank page following ffep. Binding solid. Shelved Rilke Case.
London: J. Payne, 1756. Second Edition. Small Octavo, lxi, , 136 pages; VG; bound in brown leather, rebacked with new spine, paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; boards have moderate shelfwear; front gutter repaired with tape; ownership name of R. Churton 1780 on front pastedown; ffep slightly torn; interior clean; shelved case 10.
Boston: Dayton and Wentworth, 1855. Large Octavo, 450, 438 pages; VG; bound in contemporary embossed brown leather, spine rebacked with most of original spine preserved, gilt tooling and lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; marbled text block and endpapers; gilt and leather bookplate to front pastedown; profusely illustrated with full-page illustrations, many hand-colored; two volumes in one, with separate pagination and title pages; shelved case 1.
London: Arthur Humpfreys, 1913. First Edition. 10vo, vii/64 pages; VG-; bound full in green faux leather, paneled spine has gilt tooling and gilt lettering on red labels, front and back cover have gilt ruled edges; binding has wear along the sides of the spine and along the top and bottom edges, has bumping on the fore edge corners, front and back cover have minor scratching and rubbing; pages have gilt text block top edge, have minor age toning; faded inscription of the original owner on the title page; shelved front case.
New York: James Miller, 1867. First Edition. 8vo., 162pp.; G+; spine green cloth with gilt lettering; bound in green cloth, gilt stamp to front cover, blind stamp to rear cover; some peeling to cloth on corners, head and tail of spine; mild shelfwear otherwise; binding slightly loose; plates with tissue guards present, including frontispiece; illustrations by Hennessy and Thwaites; slight age-toning to pages; some cracking to gutter on ffep, frep; shelved case 0.
London: Frederik Warne and Co. First edition thus; not dated; includes wrap around illustrations from the 1866 edition. Thin quarto in green and ivory hardcovers with brown spine; VG; moderate shelf wear; slight fraying around bottom edges; age-toned paper with minor soiling on one page; pp. 48; shelved in Case # 14.