Chennai, India: Decan Publications, 2006. 1st edition. Octavo. Very Good hardcover with Very Good DJ. Hardcover is light blue with gilt text. Dust jacket is light blue with gilt, black and red text. Binding is strong. Text has no marks and pages are clean. Illustrated throughout. 608 pp. Has aquamarine reading ribbon. Very minor shelf wear and dust jacket is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book jacket cover. All else is very good. - See photos for details Shelved in Netdesk office, on bookcase.
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1927. 10mo; pp 173; G/G-; yellowish orange spine with brown text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; lightly sunned spine; blue cloth has light smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; light wear toward edges; deckled edges;.
Springfield: G. and C. Merriam, 1839. Early Reprint of the First American Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in modern brown cloth, brown leather labels with gilt lettering on spines; fore-edge of title page for volume one archival backed; mild age-toning to pages; interiors clean; title page states 'First American from the First London Edition', actually later, presumably from the same plates; shelved above Eastern Europe.
Albany: Matthew Bender & Company, 1914. Tenth edition. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text on red & green bars; Boards are slightly age toned with scratches & smudges on exterior, and tear on rear near head edge; otherwise panels are strong; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with otherwise unmarked pages with tight binding, stamp on front end paper; pp 1513. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Appleton, 1920. First Edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ hardcover; Gray spine with green text; Boards strong, moderate wear to corners and surface scuffing; Textblock age-toned, some slight discoloration exterior fore edge/tail, minor very small marks leading into pages from fore edge; Binding strong; 364pp.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1942. First Edition. Octavo; pp 434; G/no-DJ; black spine with white text; cloth shows slight smudges to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; light bumping to front head edge; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; light foxing to first few pages; minor cracking to front gutter; small tape residue to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; signed letter by author tipped in at front endpaper.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. foxed, toned, gray DJ spine with much abraded ends chipped away with tiny navy titles segmented between thin doubled bands at head and tail segments. heavy abrading, chips and wear to the outer panel edges, with few closed cuts. price-clipped front inner flap. all under clear protective cover. finely ribbed navy clothbound HB with small stamped gilt titles at opposite ends. a touch of wear to its ends ad corners. extremely rare in DJ. thick basic ivory sheets, no writing to the interior. few spots on head-edge and roughly-trimmed fore-edge, tail is unmarked. 145 pp.
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.
Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers Inc, 2011. First edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. 1st edition; Beige spine with black and brown text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; boards are strong and clean; creases on the inside flap of the front dj; SIGNED by author on the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 312.
New York, Westport, Conn., London: Greenwood Press, 1991. first edition. Octavo; pp 204; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt lettering set in black box to spine; cloth has slight scratches to exterior, lightly sun-faded exterior, mostly towards head edge of front panel; minor wear to fore corners; panels are strong and intact; text block show light wear to exterior edges; former bookshop price sticker to front pastedown; clean interior; good, tight binding;.
New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1974. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Dark red spine with orange and purple labels and white and orange text. Covers have general shelf wear, light rubbing to edges, small glue residue on spine tail, apart from that, clean, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 352.
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 2013. Large Octavo; pp 550; VG-/G; gray/ivory spine with rust and black text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; lightly rubbed corners; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; red stamped text to exterior tail edge;.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 48 pages; VG/VG-; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has some mild chipping and wear, primarily to head and tail of spine; interior clean; shelved law.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1956. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 480pp.; VG/none; bound in black cloth, spine has silver and red lettering; mild shelfwear and rubbing; mild age-toning to endpapers; INSCRIBED by Douglas to Bobby Kennedy on ffep; Douglas was a member of the Supreme Court of the United States. Confirmed at the age of 40, his term lasted 36 years and 211 days (1939–75) and is the longest in the history of the Supreme Court. Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy the 64th U.S. attorney general from January 1961 to September 1964, with his tenure overlapping that of Douglas.; VK consignment. Shelve: Case 5.
London: William Hodge and Company, 1951. Second Edition. Second Edition; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is age-toned to a tan color with red and black text; DJ has shelf wear, age toning around the edges of recto and verso, wear to corners, several small open tears on head/tail of spine small scratches and smudges, cover design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, light bumping to corners and head/tail of spine, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, musty smell, age-toning and foxing to pages and edges, content is clear; 216; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to weight/size restrictions.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1917. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 305 pages; VG; bound in dark red cloth, binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges and a minor scratch on the front board, has minor detachment on page 64, has minor discoloration due to sun exposure; pages have dust build up along the top edge and blotching on the bottom edge; has a bookplate on the inner front board; signed by DuBois on the ffep; shelved law.
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.
Washington D.C. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1901. Reprint. Reprint; Large Octavo; G+/No-DJ; Spine is matte black with copper text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are split and sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 1152; Additional shipping may be necessary for expedited and international shipping.
Edinburgh: Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1772. 4to., 243pp.; VG-; spine paneled brown calf with maroon label and gilt lettering; marbled boards; boards have some rubbing to covers, bumping and peeling to corners; bookplate on ffep; name written on ffep; mild scattered foxing and age-toning; interior clean; some slight wear to hinges, front board slightly loose; shelved case 4.
Birmingham: The Legal Classics Library, 1984. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Maroon leather spines with gilded text; Boards straight, both books some minor edge and corner wear, incl. some wearing through of color at tips of corners, first book (containing Vols. I and II) small, faint trace of white visible bottom edge front board from shelf wear, second book (containing Vols. III and IV) one tiny fleck white paint on upper corner back board, binding of both books tight; Textblock: first book a few tiny scuffs visible on head edge of gilded textblock, some small white scuffs end of tail edge of textblock, second book some very small white scuffs end of tail edge of textblock, interiors both books clean; Vol. I 593 pp., Vol. II 592 pp. (first book approx. 1190 pp.), Vol. III 533 pp., Vol. IV 503 pp. (second book approx. 1040 pp.).
New York: Lemma Publishing Corporation, 1970. Octavos: VG/no-DJ hardcovers: Black spines with two red bands and gilt text: Boards are all strong and mostly clean with some very minor dust staining, light shelfwear, bindings solid: Textblock exteriors are mostly clean with some mild dust staining to the fore edges of volumes 4 & 6, volume 4 has small blue mark to tail edge exterior, pages are all clean and unmarked: Complete 6 Volume Set: Unpaginated.
Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint, 1975. Reprint. Large Octavo: VG-/no-DJ hardcover: Green spine with gilt text: Volume 4372 pp. only: Reprint of the The American Historical Association edition from 1935: Boards are strong and clean, some mild rubbing, general shelfwear apparent, binding solid: Textblock exterior has dust staining to head edge, light smudges for fore edge, very minor age toning to pages else clean: 372 pp.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896. Authorized Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; brown leather spine with gilt letters; boards strong, clean, some wear on spine front joint, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, some agetone on pastedowns and free end papers, front hinge cracked, pencil mark on last page, free of highlighting/underlining. pp 284.
Washington, C.C. Urban Institute Press, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition, First Printing; VG; Paperback; Spine yellow with black print; Cover has stray pencil marks on front, some fading, bump to front lower right corner and to rear upper left corner; Textblock clean and tight but for slight corner creasing at top of final pages, owner's name ink on half-title page; xviii, 246 pages, graphs, tables.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, blemish to spine; Text block has tanning to endpapers, erasures on front endpapers, one folded plate is taped together, else clean text, mild age-toning to paper; 343 pages, tables (folded).
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has slight tears to spine ends, toning to spine, minor stray marks to front and rear, slight shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, cocked spine, mild wear to spine caps; Text block has pencil annotations through page 91, else clean and tight; xxiv, 317 pages, illustrated (b&w).
n. p. n. publ. 1954. Octavo; pp 174; G/paperback; ivory spine without text; full title: United States Atomic Energy Commission Brief on Behalf of Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, filed with the Atomic Energy Commission, June 7, 1954; covers have slight soiling toward edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; intact binding.
Boston: Chipman Law Publishing Company, 1925. Octavo; pp 699; G/no-DJ; dark cream spine with gilt text to brown bar; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; interior clean;.
Ardsley: Transnational Publishers, Inc., 2006. Octavo; VG; Hardcover; Pale green spine with black text; Boards,save a slight rubbing to the rear and thin vertical lines to the rear hinge, are strong and clean; Front free end-paper has an inscription of the previous owner and fore edge has slight marks otherwise clean; 327p.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1965. Small Octavo: VG-/DJ missing: Light gray spine with black text: Boards are strong with some general shelfwear, some light dust staining, small one inch split in paste down at head joint: Textblock has age toning, several pages have soiling that does not impact readability, otherwise pages are clean and free of markings, folds or tears:.
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005. First Edition. Large, Thick Octavo; pp 1249; VG/VG; black spine with red and white text; dust jacket has mild wear to edges; exterior clean; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth clean; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint, 1975. Reprint. Large Octavo: VG-/no-DJ hardcover: Green spine with gilt text: Volume 6 only: Reprint of the The American Historical Association edition from 1950: Boards are strong and clean, some mild rubbing, general shelfwear apparent with main concentration at corners, binding solid: Textblock exterior has dust staining to head edge, light smudges for fore edge, very minor age toning to pages else clean: 676 pp.
Philadelphia: T. & J. W. Johnson, 1848. Second Edition. Octavo, 645pp.; spine brown with maroon textblock; minor shelfwear and rubbing to boards and edges, textblock on spine exhibits some cracking; binding solid; text block clear; text clean; stamp on inside front board of previous owner; shelved case 10.