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[Glendale, CA]: Apollo Year Two [Roy A. Squires], 1971. Limited First Edition [#173/485]. sewn 8vo. pamphlet, unpaginated, VG+; very mild shelfwear to brown covers; dark brown paper endpapers; untrimmed fore-edge to front cover and bfep; brown threading to spine; interior pristine; pamphlet housed in plastic; No. 173 out of 485 first edition copies "printed during May and June 1971 A.D." stated to limitation page; publisher stated "Apollo Year Two" to title page; contains ephemera to front endpapers (a checklist of publications printed by Roy A. Squires, Glendale, CA, in which this title is included; one of Bradbury's poems on Herman Melville's Moby-Dick; shelved Case 0.
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG; Blue pictorial spine, white text; Minor rubbing to board corners, dinging on bottom right corner of front board; DJ is intact under protective archival cover, rubbing along corners, edges, and back cover, sunning on back cover and back inside slip; Text block clean, age toned, pages durable, text legible; pp 233. Shelve Case 8. LP Consignment.
New York: Olivetti, 1979. 4to., 204 pp., VG-; blue cloth boards, white lettering to spine, illustration 3 1/2" by 2 3/4" affixed to front board; spotting with gray discoloration to top margin of back board and top edges of boards, boards cocked, binding sturdy; bright illustrated endpapers by Folon; interior clean; leaves glossy; contains several full-color water-color plates; 2 identical golden yellow matte leaves featuring various facsimile signatures of Bradbury housed to back endpapers; "This copy not for sale" stated to copyright page, most likely a private printing; LP consignment; shelved front table.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1955. First Edition. 8vo., unpaginated; VG/VG-; spine dark green with yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; chipping to head of spine, some small closed tears and wear; small dent on front hinge of spine; shelved sci/fi special collection or window.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1955. First Edition, First State. 8vo., 306 pp., VG/VG-; DJ white with black and red lettering, text to spine faded orange; rubbing to edges of DJ, shelfwear/age-toning to covers, notation in pencil to spine; price uncut "$3.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; Currey binding "B," no priority, red cloth boards, black lettering to spine, with upside-down Ballantine logo to tail of spine; bumping/fraying to head and tail of spine; mild rubbing to edges and corners of boards; boards slightly shaken, binding sturdy; mild wear to text-block, age-toning mostly to top of text-block; age-toning to back endpapers; interior clean; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
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.
Baltimore, MD: Church Advocate Press, 1925. Second Edition. Octavo, 160 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's dark green cloth, black titling to front cover; mild rubbing and wear to boards; mild Smoky odor; Inscribed by Braggs on the ffep to a member of his congregation, dated June 3, 1926; shelved case 1.
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.
New York: The Bobbs-Merill Company, 1941. First Edition. Octavo, 471/520/484/627/540/533; VG/VG,VG/VG-,VG/VG-,VG/VG,VG/VG; VG/VG-; spines are multicolored with white lettering; dust jackets are in mylar coverings, have price uncut, "$6.00"for volumes 1-4, "$6.50" on volume 5, volume 6 has price cut; all volumes have minimal creasing and chipping at the top and bottom of the spines and on the fore edge corners, have occasional small closed tears along the top and bottom edges volume 2 has a small open tear on the spine, volume 3 has a small closed tear on the spine, volume 6 has small pieces of tape on the inside of the jacket; bindings have minimal bumping on the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners; pages have red coloring and minor dust build up along the top edge; has an inscription from the original owner on the ffep; shelved Front Window Display.
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.
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.
Paris: Musée du Louvre Éditions, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 534 pages; VG/VG-; bronze-colored spine with black and white lettering; some creasing to the edges and scratches to the front and back of the dust jacket, bumped corners, pages clean, full of graphics and plates of French bronze sculptures; shelved front table.
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1996. First signed limited edition. Octavo; VG; Red leather binding with gilt lettering and decorations; All edges gilt; Sewn-in silk bookmark; 524 pages; Minor shelf wear to the boards; Gilt fore edge has some white spotting and minor scratching; Text block clean; Book has been SIGNED by Brin and is numbered 744 out of an edition of 1100. Comes with Easton Press certificate of authenticity. Shelved Easton Sci-fi table.
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. 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.