New York: William W. Snowden, 1838. First Edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; spine brown leather w/gold txt, spine discolored, fading has made words almost nonexistent; frnt cvr no longer bound to book due to age, creasing at joints visible, as well as fraying, scuffing; boards clean & firm, minor bumping to corners; binding loose at back hinge, about to fall off as frnt cvr, otherwise serviceable; pgs have visible aging: foxing throughout book & txt block, free frnt pg has prev owner signature, Feb/May/Sep. prints are torn significantly, some chipping of pgs. Despite this, book in protective wrap, in fairly good cond. as is. 300pp + 9 prints.
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Cincinnati/New York: L.Swormstedt and J.H. Power/G.Lane and L. Scott, 1848. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ, spine maroon w/ gold txt, creasing at joints, fraying of spine fabric, discoloration, scuffing on both cvrs, fraying at all edges; boards bumping at corners, but clean & firm; binding loose at hinges, still strong; pgs exhibit typical aging; foxing and discoloration of tissue ppr for prints, prev owner wrote on back of 1st print, otherwise in very good cond. as is. 380pp +12 prints.
New York: William W. Snowden, 1841. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown leather w/black label & gold txt, creasing at joints visible, general wear overall, fraying at head & tail; boards frnt inside has prev owner writing in it, otherwise clean and firm; binding is loose at hinges, paste down page splitting at hinge, otherwise holding strong; pgs have prev owner inscription free frnt pg., and writing on torn free back pg., and pg. before.; has wear and aging: dog eared pgs from being left in prolonged position, discoloration extending to txt block, staining, some chipping and tiny tears, two prints have clean tears, one missing sml blank portion, otherwise book is in very good cond. as is. 312pp + 6 prints.
Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1866. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown leather w/gold txt, slight creasing at joints, minor fraying at fore edge, and along sides; boards firm & clean; binding is loose at hinges, both hinges' glued down ppr split, otherwise binding is strong, holding; pgs have minor signs of wear: minor chipping, creasing, some discoloration due to age throughout book, txt block has fox & discoloration, transfer of color from print, otherwise pgs are in excellent repair, and overall very good condition as is. Full pricing. 548pp + 6 color prints.
Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1867. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine leather brown w/gold txt, visible creasing at joints, very little wear evident at head or tail, overall very little shelf wear; boards clean & firm; binding loose at hinges, prev owner taped frnt hinge, slight separation from head band, otherwise binding is strong; pgs shows signs of aging: discoloration of txt block, as well as evident in pgs, some color transfer from prints as well as yellowing of pgs. Some creasing in places due to being in bent position for long times, and chipping otherwise in excellent condition as is. Full pricing. 554pp + 6 color prints.
Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1868. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; spine brown leather w/gold txt, extensive wear and creasing at joints, scuffing at corners, some minor general wear; boards bumping to corners, firm & clean; binding is loose at hinges, prev owner taped both hinges as if a preventative measure, separation from head band and along spine in the back, marginal strength; pgs have visible aging: chipping, yellowing, some staining, txt block staining due to age, some pgs creased due to prolonged position, despite this listing, it is in very good condition as is. Full pricing.556pp + 6 color prints.
Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1866. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown leather w/gold txt, minor creasing at joints, slight wear at the head & tail of spine, some scuffing; boards are clean & firm; binding is loose at hinges, glue down pg. taped down by prev owner, otherwise solid; pgs show discoloration and staining from age, txt block has discoloration, foxing, some creasing, chipping of pgs as well as transfer of color from prints, otherwise in very good condition as is. Full pricing. 564pp + 6 color prints.
Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1868. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown leather w/gold txt, visible creasing at joints, superficial scuffs at random points along the spine, some wear at head & tail, minor shelf wear overall; boards are firm & clean; binding is loose at hinges, back hinge paste down ppr splitting, very minor separation from head band, otherwise binding is strong; pgs exhibit very little wear (relative to age), aging is evident in staining; discoloration that extends to the txt block, transfer of color, various pages have minor chipping, creasing not indicative of entire text. In very good condition as is. Full pricing. 566pp + 6 color prints.
New York: D.Appleton and Company, 1887. First Edition. **indicative of all volumes** Octavo; VG/no-DJ;; spine brown leather w/gold text, some wear and fading at spines, superficial scratches and wear, some edges have frayed completely at edges; ; boards clean and firm; binding loose at hinges, Vol.6 has extensive wear/damage, splitting from middle, otherwise binding is quite strong; pages show some moisture exposure, but still in good quality; for the age, in very good condition. Vol. 1: 768 pp + 10 prints; Vol.2: 768 pp + 10 prints: Vol.3: 752 pp + 10 prints Vol.4: 762 pp + 0 prints; Vol. 5: 752 pp + 10 prints; Vol. : 809 + 10 prints. ***overweight: requires additional postage for expedited/international orders***.
New York, NY: Walker Publishing and Company, Inc., 1987. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solidly hued DJ spine and rear in dark navy gloss, front jacket is delicately bordered in ornate ivory/khaki pattern around dark navy inner panel. ivory spinal title, full green author and tiny publisher in khaki. light rubbing dulls the sheen of covers with some fine superficial impressions. enlarged titling upon jacket cover. yellow tinged to ivory inner flaps. medium blue HB, titling stamped in gold lettering. gently bumped at spine ends, pushed in lightly. blank ivory fep, with small stamp of previous owner. lightly framed textblock interior, a dry beige tone along all sheet edges save for inner hinge area between. edges a matching beige, no marks. 249 pp. ISBN #0802756662.
New York, NY: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1966. Second Imprint. Octavo; VG/VG; Green spine with yellow text; DJ clean with general edgewear; Boards strong, clean, slightly dusty, some wrinkling along the spine; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise clean, small residue remnant of stuck pages between front pasteboard and front free-end page, headband inked and dusty, edges lightly stained; pp 639.
New York, London & Paris: Abbeville Press Publishers, 1995. First edition. Small Quarto; VG/VG-; White/blue/green painted scene with blue & white text; Dust jacket has 0.5 inch closed tear at bottom front fore edge, otherwise slight wear due to handling; Boards are clean and strong; Text block has minimal age toned edges, otherwise clean; Signed by Ray Ellis; pp 144.
New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966. first edition. Octavo; G/G-; Gray spine with black & white text; Dust jacket has heavily sunned spine, tear at rear fore head which has been taped, rear shows slight rubbing with small stain at head edge and at tail fore edge, otherwise some minor rubbing along edges but intact; Price clipped front flap; Cloth has overall lightly sunned exterior with strong and intact panels; Text block shows slightly cocked spine with light wear on exterior edges and unmarked pages which are ivory toned; pp 302.
Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, 2000. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. white glossy DJ spine with black titling and small pictorial green/blue segment just beneath author at head. jacket front is fully illustrated with larger overlay title. simple green clothbound HB with stamp of prior owner on right fep with some red ink writing, also in Ch. 3. as is. outer edges clear and white. 226 pp. ISBN# 0813121523.
Washington: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, Printers, 1848. First Edition, House of Representatives issue. Octavo, 11, 614 pages; rebacked with contemporary calf boards preserved, new spine with label preserved, burgundy morocco with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; mild foxig throughout; First edition, House of Representatives issues of the report, containing the reports of Lieutenant Abert, Colonel Cooke, and Captain Johnson as well as that of Emory; the Senate issue only contained the Emory report; with both folding maps; profusely illustrated; shelved case 1.
Carpinteria: Legacy Publishing, 1993. Quarto; VG/VG-; Light blue/green spine with black text; dust jacket has minimal shelf wear small tear on rear at spine toward head edge & light indentations on front, otherwise exterior is clean and intact; cloth has very slightly sunned exterior with strong, sturdy & clean panels; text block has slight wear on exterior edges with unmarked text pages and tight binding; pp 96.
Rockland: The Courier-Gazette, Inc., 1973. reprint. Octavo; VG-/VG-; light blue spine with black text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has lightly sunned; lightly rubbed exterior & edges; some chipping at corners & minor edge wear; cloth has minimal wear on exterior; strong & intact panels; text block has slight wear on exterior edges, due to handling; text pages are unmarked and are intact; good condition; pp 352.
Walloon Lake, MI: Friends of the Crooked Tree District Library, 2003. Large Octavo; pp 283; VG/G; pink spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; lightly sunned spine; cloth clean; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; Friend of the Crooked Tree District Library embossed sticker to front pastedown; interior clean; frontispiece; pictorial rear endpapers; profusely illustrated;.
Boston: Nathan Hale; and Allen & Ticknor, 1834. Booklet [6x8]; pp 104; Fair; blue spine without text; missing covers; text block shows noticeable foxing to first and last pages and exterior edges; some foxing toward edges of interior; tape mends to page 104; chips to few last pages at edges, as is; ex-library text stamped to title page;.
Philadelphia: National Publishing Company, 1965. First Edition; No. 558 of 1000. First Edition; No. 558 of 1000; Octavo; VG/VG-; White spine with blue and black text. DJ has general shelf wear, minor edge wear; Boards have bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has personal inscription by previous owner on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 325.
Saint Louis: Pirseus Publishers, 1973. First Edition. Quarto; VG condition hardcover with no dustjacket. Blue cloth spine with gilt text. Boards strong, clean, some shelfwear, bumping to lower corners; Textblock has some agetoning, otherwise clean and free of underlining/highlighting, some cracking along gutters between both paste downs and front/rear endpapers, does not affect binding which is still strong. Half title page is inscribed by Cardinal John Cushing of Boston. Inscription reads: "With deepest appreciation and gratitude, and my blessing. Servited in our lady John J. Cardinal Carberry (?) Febuary 4 1974."
Saco, Maine: Bastille Books, 1988. US Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-.light gray DJ spine with black uppercase title within upper half and smaller dark blue author in capitals. gray frames the jacket front, enlarged text and main illustration thinly bordered and centrally aligned within. occasional discoloration. medium blue HB, spine stamped with gold lettering and adjacent clear boards. unabraded extremities, minimal contact. blank ivory endsheets. textblock interior lightly perused with no discoloration. 256 pp.
New York: Coley Taylor, 1953. Octavo; pp 542; G/Fair; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has noticeable chipping to corners and edges; some sunning to exterior; mylar wraps, as is; cloth has light wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; slightly bowed boards; text block shows some age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior lightly toned.
Lancaster, Mass. Carter, Andrews, and Co., 1829. First Edition. Octavo; viii; 351pp; Very Poor condition. contemporary paper covered boards and cloth spine with paper title label; binding in tatters; old ex-library copy with label on front pastedown; backstrip lost; boards detached; prelims loose; text block split; contents relatively good and appear complete. An alphabetical treatment from Abbott to Young. SOLD AS IS WITH ALL FAULTS.
Chicago and New York: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1945. Quarto; pp 103; G-/no-DJ; tan spine without text; cloth shows foxing to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior has mild foxing to few first and last pages; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated;.
Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1938. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. lightly yellowed dark blue cloth spine with small gilt stamped titling between worn, fraying ends. adjacent panels are framed by the slight discoloration, with abraded corners. front inner hinge severely cracked, around half of binding intact. txetblock is intact, and includes 6 illustrations, including frontispiece and 1 map. rear hinge is also splitting, slit halfway down gutter. no writing to the clean interior, complete in 300 pp.
Eugene, Oregon: Harvest House Publishers, 2001. Large Octavo; pp 48; VG-/VG-; dark green spine with white text; dust jacket has minor wear to exterior, lightly sunned exterior; cloth shows minor rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to edges; interior clean; inscribed by author; arts - American.
Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1986. Quarto; pp 263; VG/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; some toning to flap edges; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; rubbed edges; sturdy boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; frontispiece;.
St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Historical Society, 1969. Reprint. Octavo; VG/VG; Green spine with white text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, small closed tear at the head of the front cover, small closed tear at head of spine; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, edges lightly stained; pp 605.
Springville, Utah: Utah American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, 1976. Quarto; pp 262; VG/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight toning to edges, light scratches to exterior, chipping to edges; cloth shows light fading to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges, some writing to half title page; interior clean; arts - Sculpture.
New York: Merrell, 2008. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is light green with white and black text; Covers are edgeworn, general shelf wear, design is clear, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, content is clear, no obvious marks; pp 240; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Baltimore: N. Hickman, 1835. Reprinted. 16mo; pp 304; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has chipped head spine edge; sunned exterior; rubbing to edges; moderate wear to corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edge; previous owner's name to ffep; ex-library stamped text to pastedowns; interior has slight toning; frontispiece.
New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1931. Octavo; pp 256; G/no-DJ; light green spine with black text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, sunned spine, some wear to edges and corners; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges, light pencil; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, slight writing to front pastedown; light toning to pastedowns and endpaper;.
Tucson, AZ: The Patrice Press, 2003. Third Edition. Small quarto; pp 51; VG-/no-DJ; yellow spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight rubbing to exterior; lightly sunned boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; many maps and line drawings; some photographs; pictorial endpapers.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948, 1949. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; dark blue spines with ivory text; green slipcase with paper labels to exterior, cracking to front head edge, fraying to edges, sunned exterior; 2 volumes, vol. 1, Young Washington, pp 549; vol. 2, Young Washington, pp 464; cloths show slight slight wear to exteriors, mild rubbing to edges, light sunning to spines; text blocks have slight toning to exterior edges, chipping to head edge of last page of vol. 1; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., 1891. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gold text; Boards are slanted/cocked with lightly age toned spine and fraying edges and some rubbing along spine & fore edges; Text block has darkened due to age with slight shadow toning on some pages, previous owner's book plate on front pastedown, and slight cracking between end papers at front hinge from binding; slight pencil on rear end paper and newspaper clipping adhered to front end paper; pp 242.
Buffalo: Geo. H. Derby and Co., 1851. 10mo; pp 456; G-; dark blue spine with gilt text; ex-library; full title: Oregon and California: The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California, to which is added a description of the Physical Geography of California; cloth has slight fading to exterior, some wear to edges; ex-library sticker to lower spine; text block has age toned exterior edges; ex-library stamps to some early pages and other pages in text; slight cracking to front gutter; missing ffep; some slight foxing throughout.
St. Petersburg, FL: Great Outdoors Publishing Co., 1972. Small Quarto; pp 389; VG-/G; black spine with gilt text; dust jacket shows slight foxing to exterior, previous bookshop's sticker to front, sticker to rear; cloth has light sunning to exterior, minor rubbing to exterior edges, strong boards; text block has light foxing to head and tail edge.
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. reprint. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Bright green spine with gilt text; Originally published in 1894, this reprint is from 1978; Boards has minor smudges on exterior with lightly rubbed edges, however panels are strong, sturdy and intact; Text block shows light foxing along exterior edges as well as inside pastedown & on end papers, pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 126.