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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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2019. Limited Edition, #940/1000. Octavo, 346 pages; VG; bound in fine blue genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; SIGNED on limitation page by David Brooks; Certificate of Authenticity loose within; shelved easton press.
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. Glenn Brown. History of the United States Capitol. 2 volumes. 56th Congress, 1st session, 1900/1902, Senate Document 60. First edition; folio. Both volumes in full red cloth binding with gilt ornamentation and lettering on covers and spines. The name of Albert S. Burleson (1863-1937), a former Postmaster General and U.S. Representative fromTexas, is engraved on the front cover of the first volume. Both volumes contain numerous plates, including architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs. Condition: Good. Both volumes show fraying and rubbing to head and foot of spine, edges, and corners; general marking due to shelf wear; age-toning throughout; and some chipping to the edges of pages. Both bindings also have somewhat shaken bindings. Volume 1 has a crack after the first gathering and some water-staining on the left side of the top edge throughout, though this does not impact text or plates. Volume 2 has a four-inch tear to the cloth covering over one joint (the board is still fully attached from the inside) and a notable open tear over the author’s name on the spine. There is some water staining to the cover, as well as to the upper left corner and the lower right corner throughout the volume which does not affect either text or plates. There are gutter cracks after the first gathering and before the last gathering. Dimensions 12.25 x 15.25 x 5 inches DG consignment.
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: Robert Riviére & Son Ltd., c. 1920. First thus. 10mo; VG; Blue leather with gilt lettering and panels on spine. Riveire binding; 277 pages; All edges gilt; Wear to the board edges, some bumping and light fraying at the corners; minor scratching to the outer gilt edges; A nice example of a Riviere binding. Shelved front case.
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.
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1899. Riverside Edition. Set of six 3/4 octavos in green leather and marble hardcovers; VG; six-band embossed spine in brown leather with gold gilt; moderate discoloration around spines; marble end pages; dusty edges; frontispiece portrait; paper age-toned, clean, with text in tight print; shelved above US History; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: The Do-Not Press, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 237 pages, [2 pages advertisements], VG-/VG; DJ, navy blue spine, orange and red lettering: minimal wear to DJ, minor scratch to spine; "UK £15.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; navy blue faux-cloth paper boards, gold lettering to spine: slightly cocking to spine, front board very slightly shaken, back board tight, binding sturdy; minimal wear to boards; very mild wear/light age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text clear and legible; SIGNED by Bruen to title page; shelved Case 6.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First American Edition. Quarto, 177 pages; VG-; fully bound in brown cloth, spine has gilt lettering and tooling, front cover has gilt tooling and rulers; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has bumping on the fore edge corners, has minor rubbing on both covers and a minor scratch on the spine; pages have minor age toning and dust build up along the top edge; contains several tipped in plates with tissue guards; Shelved Case 7.
New York: J.B. Ford & Company, 1871. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 790 pages; VG-; half-bound in green cloth and dark green leather, spine is paneled and has gilt tooling and lettering, has gilt rulers on the front and back boards, front board has gilt lettering; binding has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, and on the sides of the spine, has mild rubbing on both boards; has a bookplate on the inner front board; pages have occasional small pencil marks and dog-earing, features several plates with tissue protectors; original owner's name is written on the first flyleaf; has marbling on the text block and endpapers; shelved front case.
Philadelphia: Bruner Routledge, 2000. First printing. Quarto; vg/none; black cloth spine with orange text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; --v1, Historical, Conceptual, and Theoretical Issues; 426 pp.; --v2, Crime and Juvenile Delinquency, 537 pp.; ---v3, Sexual Deviance, 436 pp.; ---v4, Self-destructive Behavior and Disvalued Identity, 547 pp.; else very good. [DC Store: Overstock Aisle B].
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1874. Large Quarto, 576/568 pages; VG-/VG-; both volumes bound in brown leather, have gilt lettering and profuse embossing on the front and back cover, paneled spines have gilt lettering; bindings have shelf wear along the top and bottom edges and along he sides of the spine, has minor bumping and fraying on the fore edge corners; pages have age toning, have gilt ledges, have minor to major detachment in several locations; profusely illustrated with in-text and full page illustrations; shelved front case.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1896. Abridged Edition. Octavo, 547 pages; G-; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; moderate soiling and rubbing to boards; foxing to interior; webbing showing on ffep; two two tipped in TLS's, dated Feb. 3/97 and June 19/98, from James Bryce to Samuel Barker, publisher of "The American." Bryce writes about this work and mentions Woodrow Wilson before Wilson becomes President and Gladstone. Pasted to front pastedown is a newspaper photograph of Bryce and his wife. Barker Company Stamp on ffep; The American Commonwealth was first published in 1888 in three volumes; shelved case 1.
London: John Murray, 1832. First Thus. 17 Small Octavos; VG to VG-; Black leather spines with gilt lettering and designs, 5 raised bands on spine; All edges gilt; Some peeling at the joints, bumping to corners; Previous owner's bookplates; Text clean yet toned; SHELVED over monographs; NOTE: Heavy set, please contact us for international or priority shipping; GP Consign.
London: John W. Parker and Son, 1858. Second Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; spine paneled with brown leather and gilt lettering; 3/4 bound with brown leather, marbled boards; marbled endpapers; mild scratching to spines, rubbing to corners; minor occasional pencil notations in margins; top edge of text blocks gilt; some cracking to gutter on ffep in first volume; shelved above WWII.
New York: Dingwall-Rock, Limited, 1925. (1st). 4to. VG+/VG. Brown cloth boards with gold text on spine. DJ is light tan with black text. DJ spine is age-toned dark tan with black text. Light bumping to head and tail of spine. Previous owner's name written on ffep. Rest of interior is clean & clear. Outside text block has a few minor spots. Very light shelfwear to edges and corners of boards. DJ spine slightly soiled and age toned. 2 small tears to dj at head of spine, all dj edges show some light shelfwear. 154pp plus 60pp. b&w photos. Shelved in glass case with oversize art.
Philadelphia, PA: Historical Publishing Company, 1889. New Edition. Quarto, 606 pages,  ads; VG-; bound in publisher's olive cloth, olive lettering and black palm tree on spine; spine cocked; age-toning to pages; profusely illustrated with 500 engravings, some in color; frontispiece with tissue-guard slightly bled onto title page; sticker of the "Library Baltimore Academy of the Visitation' on front pastedown; MA consignment; shelved case 9.
Paris: Henry Creuzevault, 1953. Limited Edition, #15/140. Folio (10" x 15"), 52 leaves in 26 signatures in original paper folded cover (covered in a glassine protective wrapper); Fine; Bound in cloth sleeve covered in paper with a box enclosure. Number 15 of 140 copies, on Rives paper. Printed by Janine Daragnès on May 11, 1953. With 21 original etchings by Buffet, including 7 full page and 3 double-page, plus one on cover; plus a separate suite of 23 drawings, including 3 double-page drawings. Limited edition reissue of 1939 work, with illustrations by Bernard Buffet (1928-1999), signed by Giono and Buffet, with a foreword by Pierre Bergé.; shelved case 11.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1991. First Edition. Octavo, 389 pages; VG; bound in fine ecru genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; SIGNED on limitation page by Lois McMaster Bujold; very small sticker removal stain to front pastedown; shelved Easton Sci Fi Table.
Riverdale, New York: Baen, 1996. Limited First Edition. 8vo., 480pp.; VG-/VG-; spine gray with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild rubbing to rear cover of dust jacket, small stain to front cover above the word 'Honor'; pages age-toned; minor bump to lower edge of rear board, minor wear and rubbing to boards; SIGNED flat in blue ink on title page; a one inch tear/puncture to ffep, review page, and title page, does not touch the signature; The Hugo award winning Barrayar was a paperback original and first appeared in hardcover from the Easton Press in a signed edition, this is it's first trade hardcover; the dust jacket was specially produced for this volume by a specialty bookstore in Chicago, printed after the fact; shelved case 8.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1998. Limited First Edition, #1078/1100. Octavo, 311 pages; VG; bound in fine brown genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; SIGNED on limitation page by Lois McMaster Bujold; With Easton Press Certificate of Authenticity loose within; shelved Easton Sci Fi Table.