Washington: Government Printing Office, 1856. Large Octavo; pp 288; G-/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth shows some rubbing to edges; moderate wear to exterior; some sunning towards edges; sturdy boards; text block has age toned exterior edges; ex-library stamps to exterior edges; ex-library plate to front pastedown with markings inside; slight dampstaining to some plates and ffep; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; Plate count: 24+25+10 (plate 11 in the 2nd back is titled "X" as is plate 10) Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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Cambridge: The Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, 1992. first paperback. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Orange/beige spine with orange text; Covers have slight shelf wear such as light rubbing on exterior and minor wear along edges, however panels are intact; Text block has darkened on exterior edges due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 211.
Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2015. Octavo: VG/VG: Light green spine with dark brown and dark green text: DJ has light shelfwear, some bumping to tail of spine: Boards strong and clean, light bumping to tail of spine and upper corner, mild rubbing: Textblock exterior is clean, half title page inscribed by one of the author's to a previous owner, pages otherwise unmarked: 225 pp.
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 614; G/paperback; peach spine with black handwritten text; volume 2, this volume only; covers show moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine, slight wear to exterior, slight toning to exterior edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Washington, D.C: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 509; G/paperback; peach spine with black handwritten text; volume 3, this volume only; covers show moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine, slight wear to exterior, slight toning to exterior edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Published by the author, 1899. Octavo; pp 843; G-/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; cloth has slightly sunned exterior; slight fraying wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; slight ink to page listing portraits; illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; cracking to gutters; top edge gilt;.
Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1993. First Printing. Octavo; pp 406; VG/G; gray/white spine with black and red text; dust jacket has slight dings to edges; small chip to rear head edge; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean;.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1983. first edition. Octavo; VG-/G; Burgundy spine with green & off-white text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed exterior with some small tears at spine corners, missing 1.5 inches of spine tail edge and lightly age toned flaps; Cloth has lightly sunned spine with otherwise clean panels which are sturdy and intact; Text block shows slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 587.
Washington, D.C. American Enterprise Institute, 1967. First edition. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. Blue spine with black lettering. Slight shelf-wear to dust jacket panels at the corners and extremities of jacket spine. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 167pp.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930. First Edition. Octavo; pp 862; VG; lightly sunned green spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; full leather bindings; newly rebound; decorative designs and tooling to boards and spines; raised bands to spines; exteriors show light wear; strong boards; text block has deckled fore edges; top edges gilt; pictorial endpapers; tight bindings; interiors clean;.
Cork, Ireland: Cork University Press, 1992. First Paperback Edition. Octavo, 327 pages; VG-; gloss paper covers, spine red and yellow with white lettering: mild bumping to corners, crease to top left corner of back cover; mild wear to text-block; interior virtually pristine; INSCRIBED by Callanan to Seamus McKenna to title page, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by McKenna (previous owner) to ffep; shelved case 9.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. first published May, 1935. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Grey spine with black text; 2 volumes; Cloths have moderately soiled and rubbed exteriors with some fraying on tail front edge of v. 1 as well as lightly bumped corners and sunned spines of both, otherwise panels are sturdy and intact; Text blocks have slightly age toned exteriors with some foxing on first and last few pages, light pencil throughout both volumes, v. 1 has cut out maps adhered to pastedown & ffep and ink writing on ffep, and both volumes have slight cracking along rear hinges between end papers; pp 1067. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York and London: Routledge, 2001. Octavo; pp 319; G/paperback; brown spine with yellow & beige text; covers show modest wear to exterior; mild thumbing to corners; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; intact panels; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG; Tan spine with brown and blue lettering; Jacket has some wear at all edges, discolored near the edges, now protected by a mylar brodart cover; Boards are straight with some light wear to the edges; Binding is tight; Outer edge of text block is foxed, interior is bright and clean; NOTE: Book has been signed by the author; 344 pages.
Lancaster: author, 1807. First edition. 10mo, 85pp + plates in calf; VG-; front board and end-papers missing, spine heavily abraded, back board hinge starting with heavy shelf wear; title page with cuts; first half of book stained probably by water damage; paper heavily discolored and wobbled; text clean with cuts on two pages, eight plates listed, plate VIII missing and plate VII about half missing, rest are present and very worn.
Philadelphia: General Committee, 1850. first. octavo in brown cloth with black letters; Good-; spine covered with beige tape; boards with substantial soiling and wear; hinges dusty, detached and worn; paper discolored and foxed; set of folded charts at the end worn and detached; pp. 115; shelved in room 12.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1948. Octavo; good-/fair; dj, matte black spine with white text; dj, tape affixed to all sides, has caused foxing; 2" closed tear, head edge of spine; price clipped; 2" square scratch to front cover; HB, brown cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; endpapers, browned; text block, clean; first several pages, lightly bent; 210pp.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1948; New Imprint 1983. New Imprint by the Office of Air Force History. Octavo; Blue gray spine with silver embossed lettering. VG-/no DJ; Boards have minor bumping and slight shelf wear, otherwise very good; Other than minor aging, text block and edges clean; pp. 788. This 1983 imprint carries a new Forward explaining how this official history came to be written. The volume includes 18 chapters by distinguished military historians ranging over issues of developments in anticipation of a European War; working through defensve strategies for the United States to early deployments in both the European and Pacific Theaters; Planning for rapid expansion of the then US Army Air Corps led to debates about strategy, aircraft selection, manpower mobilization and training. The US was thrust into global war while early teething problems constantly challenged the expanding air force.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1952. Octavo; pp 1560; VG-/G-; black and yellow spines with black, red, gilt text; 2 volumes; vol 1 signed by author who was ambassador to Japan before World War II; dust jacket on vol 1 only has slight sunning to spine, some chipping to edges; cloths have light sunning to spines, minor wear to edges; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges, vol 2 has tape mended front end paper, title page; cracking to front hinge, as is; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Pearson Education, Inc, 2008. Octavo; pp 438; VG-; light green spine with red and black text; no jacket; scarce in hardback; cloth shows only mild wear to exterior; lightly bumped spine edges; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; tight binding;.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937. Octavo; pp 576; VG-/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth has slight wear to exterior; moderate rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; light stain to exterior head edge; deckled fore edge; detached flaps laid in at front gutter; frontispiece; interior clean; inscribed by Homer Cummings.
Wilmington, DE and London: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1974. Facsimile Reprint. Tall Quarto; pp 689; G/no-DJ; beige spine with dark red text; cloth has some soiling to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; good binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Walker Publishing Company, Inc., 1971. First Edition. Octavo; pp 233; VG-/VG-; ivory spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight sunfading to exterior; light toning to spine; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to spine; clean panels; mild edge wear; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; deckled fore edge;.
Stanford University, CA: Food Research Institute, 1939. Octavo; pp 494; VG-/G-; sunned orange spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; minor chipping to edges; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges, slight toning to pages; sticker residue to ffep.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1986. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 756; VG/G; silvery gray spine with red and black text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; mylar wraps; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; slight pencil and highlighting to few pages, as is; tight binding;.
Essex, UK: Whittet Books, 1985. First Edition. Octavo; pp 199; VG-; dark yellow/white spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has lightly sunned spine; mild wear to panels; strong boards; text block shows only light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. Small quarto; pp 1201; G/G; black spines with white and gilt text; 3 volumes; dust jackets have moderate rubbing to exteriors; minor edge wear; light toning to flap edges; cloths have mild wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show light shelf wear to exterior edges; burgundy endpapers; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1977. first edition. thick quarto in brown hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; in good condition; last few pages have a tiny crease at bottom edge; text in fairly large print; pp. 662; this is volume one only published for the 200th anniversary of the initial meeting of the Continental Congress; shelved in Government section; please contact us for shipping costs.
Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1858. Thick, large quarto; G+/no DJ wrap; brown quarter leather binding with marbled boards; covers have some rubbing, front hinge loosely attached, corners worn, wear to the leather of the spine; strong binding, light foxing to the edges, pages have marginal foxing but are otherwise clear in consideration of their age; 1077pp.
Hampstead: Dixon Publishers, 2009. first printing. Quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; white spine with black text; covers have some scratches & rubbing on exterior; tape on spine & rear head edge; sturdy & intact panels; text block has very light wear on edges; ex-library w/ stamp on last page; pages are otherwise clean w/tight binding; good condition; pp 117.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1952. first. Small Octavo; G/G; Black/ivory spine with ivory & black text; Inscribed by the author; Dust jacket has rubbed exterior & corners, sunned spine, tears & fraying at edges, foxing inside & outside; Boards have rubbed corners and foxing; Textblock has darkened with age with stains on pp 156-161 at fore edges; pp 277.
Baltimore: Henry Vicary, 1828. 12mo; pp 270; Fair/no-DJ; beige spine with handwritten text; printed in election year 1828; Jackson's presidency, 1829-1837; dark brown boards have some scratches, tape mends to spine, worn and frayed edges; text block has darkened due to age, taped gutters, light writing and soiling to pastedowns, foxing throughout pages, tape mends and staining to first few pages; lacking frontispiece; interior clean.
Westport, CT and London: Praeger Publishers, 1996. First Edition. Octavo; pp 420; VG-/VG-; brownish black spine with dark yellow text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; minor bumping to corners; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; inscribed by author.
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1974. First edition. Octavo; pp 458; VG-/G; blue/grayish-green spine with ivory and black text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has minor chipping to corners; cloth has slight sun fading to spine otherwise boards are clean, strong and intact; text block shows light wear, due to age, to exterior edges, previous owner's name to verso of half title page, interior clean;.
London: Oxford University Press, 1956. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 339; VG/G; gray spine with black text; full title: The People and the Constitution Being a History of the Development of the People's Influence in British Government; dust jacket shows light wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight tone to exterior edges; shadow toning to endpapers; interior clean;.
Brooklyn: Printed for the Corporation, 1995 [i.e., 1895]. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black without print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine tail, spine head torn away, mitred edges, general shelfwear; Text block has cracked front hinge, penciled notations on endpapers, intermittent spine breaks, age-toning to paper; 193 pages, illustrated, folded tables.
London, Melbourne, Toronto; New York: Macmillan; St Martin's Press, 1968. Small Octavo; pp 425; G/no-DJ; Orange spine with gilt text on a black panel; cloth has slight sunning and wear to exterior, tape residue to head and tail edges, moderate wear to edges; text block shows slight wear and light soiling to exterior edges, interior unmarked; inscribed by author;.
Freeport, New York (Washington, D.C.): Books for LIbraries Press (U.S. GPO), 1971 (orig. 1866). US Reprint. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. charcoal clothbound HB with bold metallic block lettering stamped and centered above publisher logo at tail. visibly generally read condition, slight stress to spine ends. a touch of toning to the endpapers. thick textblock interior a reprint, small type. light pencilling. 182 pp. ISBN# 0836988752. eb/nd.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1907. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; sage green spine with gilt text; odd volume, Vol. IX, October 3-December 31, 1777; original 20th century full leather binding shows some age toning to spine, slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to edges; deckled edges, some pages uncut; marbled pastedowns and endpapers; interior clean Shelved in Aisle 10.