Sussex: Book Guild Publishing, 2012. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, black with white and brown print, image of author; Cover has light edgewear, mild bump to rear upper spine corner; Text block clean and tight but for slight spotting to fore edge; Inscribed in ink by author’s wife on title page; xii, 435 pages, illustrated (b&w and color plates).
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New York: Notable Trials Library, 1998. special edition. octavo in 1/4 leather. VG+. 5 raised bands on spine. Gilt text and design on spine and boards. Marbled endpapers. Edge of textblock is gilt. Comes with silk place-holding ribbon. 443pp. Shelve in Law section. Spine is brown leather with gilt text.
Washington, D.C. Green Bag, Inc., 2010. Octavo; pp 819; VG/paperback; lavender/purple spine with black text; featuring Thomas Nast's illustrated almanacs (1871-1875); covers show mild rubbing to edges; modest to exterior; intact panels; text block shows only light shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965. First. Octavo; VG-/G+; Brown spine with blue and white text; DJ clean with shelfwear and edgewear, chipping at corners and both ends of spine, front cover top edge has several small closed tears, rubbing along edges of spine and back cover fore edge, spine colors discolored with age and sun exposure; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, some signatures looser than others, light foxing and speckling along all edges; pp 556.
Washington, D.C. none given, 1841. First. Octavo; vg-/none; tan leather spine with gilt lettering on red and black labels; ex library, stamps; shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; light age-toning; endpapers, foxed; permanent bookmarkers; boards, rubbed; chipped; large library label; spine, chipped, faux banding; else very good; [Document 111 alone, 1456pp.]; ---ISBN none.
London: Robert Hale Limited, 1938. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; spine orange/red w/gold emboss txt, fading, slight cocking of spine as well as staining and discoloration on covers, remaining sticker on front, fraying at head & tail, shelf wear evident; boards have bumping to corners, still firm, sticker on inside front, stamp on inside rear, otherwise clean; binding loose at hinges, separated from head band but still strong; pages have very little wear, discoloration from aging evident, otherwise in fairly great condition as is. 285pp.
Leiden: Ex officina Plantaniana, apud Raphelengium, 1590, 1595. Small octavo; 302, 48 pp. Contemporary vellum, ruled in black with spiral design at center of boards. Very good; boards somewhat bowed; some soiling and rubbing; some small tears and soiling to pastedowns; interior generally clean. An early tract in political theory by the celebrated humanist scholar, Justus Lipsius. Text in Latin. Shelved in Case #3.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First Edition. Comes with slip case. First Printing. Octavo; VG/G+; Gray spine with black/red text; DJ has moderate edgewear, Vol II has few 1" tears on head, tape on upper spine, faint spotted staining on spine; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock clean; 654+780pp. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Gould, Banks and Co., 1840. (first U.S. edition). octavo in leather. Fair. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Corners bumped. Top and bottom of spine frayed. Abrasions to leather on front and back boards. Both hinges cracked. Pages are age toned. Former owners name written on inside of front board. Book is 319pp. Dual listed on internet. Seller please contact Alan/Jonathan once book sells.
Henry Holt and Company: New York, 1883. Third American Edition. Octavo; pp 400; G/no-DJ; dark red spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate sunning to spine, light sunning to boards, moderate rubbing to edges; text block shows age toning to exterior pages, interior unmarked; previous owner's book plate and label to front pastedown, light ink ti title page; minor cracking to gutters.
Cambridge: Published in association with the Selden Society at the University Press, 1965. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with blue print; DJ has small tears at spine ends, slight smudging on front and rear, penciled name on rear, age-toned; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight, light age-toning to paper; xxiv, 397 pages, frontispiece (port.).
Charlottesville, VA: Thomasson-Grant & Lickle, 1996. Quarto: VG/VG: Red spine with white text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with light shelfwear and slight chipping to corners: Boards are strong with mild dust staining, light rubbing mainly to corners and head and tail of spine, binding is tight: Textblock exterior is clean, front free page is inscribed by both authors to a previous owner, rest of text unmarked: 191 pp.
Gottingue: Jean Chretien Dieterich, 1791. First Edition. Two octavos in one-third leather boards, both volumes are VG-/No DJ. The following describes both volumes: some shelfwear and edgewear, some bumping to head and tail of spine, some rubbing/handling wear to exterior, some rubbing to spine, some dulling of gilt text on spine, previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, light age-toning, only the faintest touch of foxing to endpapers and only light, sporadic foxing to interior of the two volumes, else the text and interior are remarkably clean. The bindings are sound in both volumes. A very good set. Text is in French. Texte en francais. Full title reads as follows: "Recueil des Principaux Traites d'Alliance, de Paix, de Treve, de Neutralite, de commerce, de limites, d'echange &c. conclus par les Puissances De L'Europe Tant Entre Elles Qu'Avec Les Puissances Et Etats Dans D'Autres Parties Du Monde Depuis 1761 jusqu'a present." Tome I: 1761-1778 inclusiv. Tome II: 1779-1786 inclusiv. [Spines have a leather background, six raised bands, and gilt text. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016] Shipping weight is 4lbs.
Albany: New York State Department of Correction, Division of Identification, 1963. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight age-toning, pen notation on front, stamped number on front, crease to rear upper corner and inside pages; Textblock has slight bump to upper front edge and creasing to rear upper corners, otherwise clean and tight; 139 pages, illustrated.
Cambridge and Bentley House, London: Cambridge University Press, 1948. Octavo; pp 114; Good; navy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has some mild wear to exterior; minor smudges; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; tight binding; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean;.
St. Paul: West Publishing Co., 1974. First. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; green spine, gold text; cover has rubbing in corners, ex-library label on spine; textblock has ex-library stamps around edges and on front pastedown, library card holder on back pastedown, joint webbing is showing at copyright page, text is clear; pp 304; first reprint.
Glasgow: John Bryce and David Paterson, 1759. Second Edition. Octavo, xxii, 482 pages; G; in contemporary full calf, faded lettering to spine; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine; Lacking title page and ffep; names written to front pastedown, first page, rear pastedown; shelved case 1.
Washington: Published under the authority of an act of Congress and the direction of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, 1912. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print (flaking) against a red and a black banner; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, owner name printed on front, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild smudging; Text block has rear cracked hinge, owner name and (library?) stamp on front endpaper, small tear at bottom of front endpaper, mild age-toning to paper; Pamphlet, “Supplement … from January 1, 1912 to January 1 1916”, inserted; 421 pages + unpaged supplement.
Madrid: Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid, 1996. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; hardcover; red spine, gild text; both volumes' boards strong, rear boards slightly bowed, minor rubbing on tail edges; both text blocks clean; volume 2 has minor rubbing on rear fore edge; volume 1 prologue in Spanish [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1990. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; grey spine, blue text; dust jacket has minor shelfwear, sticker glue on rear cover, minor rubbing on head corners and spine edge; boards strong, minor bumping on spine edges; text block slightly age toned, folding on tail fore edge on page 201-206; inscribed by author on title page; xii, 403pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967. First. First edition; Octavo; VG/G; White spine with black and read text; Dustjacket has edge wear incl. two large chips and some fraying at top of spine, some creases and very small closed tears at top of front cover, and small chips at corners, DJ is age toned and has some scuffs, occasional small and faint spot, and some rubbing; Boards straight and strong, edge wear very minor, pastedowns clean, binding strong; Textblock age toned, textblock tail edge has occasional very faint spot, interior clean; 246 pp.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green and brown with white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xiii, 546 pages.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First Edition. Large octavo, 454 pages, VG-/VG-; golden yellow DJ, black lettering: overall mild wear to covers, slight age-toning to spine, rubbing with small open tearing to joints of spine, chipping with material loss to tail, "Price, net, $4.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; purple cloth boards, gold lettering: spine and top margin of front board faded brown, lettering to spine faded yet legible; scattered spotting (likely water damage) to tail; age-toning to text-block, deckled fore-edge; slight wear to head, tail, and corners; foxing/age-staining to pp. 53-56, text and photograph adjacent to p. 55 somewhat affected yet legible/clear; ex-libris bookplate "From the books of Fred & Maud Black" to front paste-down; INSCRIBED by Morgenthau to Mr. Frederick Black, dated March 23, 1928; frontispiece protected by tissue guard; shelved Case 5.
Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint, 1975. Reprint. Large Octavo: VG-/no-DJ hardcover: Green spine with gilt text: Volume 2 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: 777 pp.
The University of Chicago Press, 1964. Reprint. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. vibrant 'grass' green solidly shades the wrappers spine and front softcover. titling is in white capitals for title between full white author and publisher. gently chafed at wraps spine sides and rough patches to tip and tail. moderate softcover edgewear. bold white capitals, much enlarged white with black script author on truncated rust red band. generally flipped through, no notation nor markings. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. some age-toning to smooth wraps edges; curling corners minimal, thumbed lightly. perimeter of softcover chafed. 249 pp. ISBN # 0226553698.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1983. Octavo; VG/ VG-Hardcover; Red text with white text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, 2 inch open tear to head edge of jacket, chipping and one inch open tear along rear head edge and spine tail, rubbing to surfaces; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Marks along head tail block exterior, Text block clean, previous owner's inscription on front free end page; 162 pp.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987. Octavo; First paperback edition published by the University of California Press; G; Paperback; Spine, grey with black print; Cover has slight edgewear, slight curling to front corners, else clean and bright; Text block has slight smudge on half-title page, else clean and tight; xxiii, 839 pages.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1979. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Beige spine with dark blue-green text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear (minor tears along the edges); boards are strong and clean; bumped corners of the boards; binding is strong; foxing on the fore-edge; textblock is clean. Pp. 281.
London: Wildy & Sons, Ltd, 1999. Reprinted. 10mo; pp 456; VG/G; gray spine with blue text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; slight ink inside; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated;.
London: Butterworths, 1961. Complete edition. Octavo; Complete edition, reprinted 1983; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with green print; DJ has slight edgewear, slight staining/spotting to front; Boards in green cloth with silver print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xv, 456 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
New York: Threshold Editions, 2009. First. Octavo; VG/VG-; Red spine with white text; Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper, also included is a note from the author to previous book owner; Dust jacket has slight shelfwear and slight edgewear, otherwise clean; Boards have slight edgewear, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is clean; pp 280.
Chicago: Callahan and Company, 1947. fifth edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with light wear on exterior and at corners; Text block shows light wear on exterior due to handling with minimal edge wear, tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 931.
Reuel Leslie Olson, 1926. Octavo; First edition, second printing; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; “Thesis Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy", Harvard University, June, 1926”; xxiv, 527 pages, illustrated.
London: Butterworths, 1961. Reprint. Reprint, Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is grey with green text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some stains, content is clear; pp 456.
Geneva: Excudebat Stephanus Gamonetus, 1643. Quarto; pp 74; poor; tan spine with black text; raised bands to spine; chips to spine; boards have peeling to outer layer; heavy chipping to edges; partially detached front board; text block has darkened exterior edges; some foxing sprinkled toward edges of most pages; light pen; interior has age darkened pages; other stains to some pages, as is; illustration to title page; Latin text;.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1873. sixth edition. Thick Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Light brown spine with gilt text on red & black panels; 3 volumes; Boards are leather with some rubbing wear & scratches on exterior and along edges, tear along spine of vol. 1 at rear joint, tear at head spine edges of vols. 2 & 3 and sunned spines and panels have cracking along joints, but are present, 'as is'; Text blocks have darkened slightly on exterior edges with shadow around edges of first and last few pages, cracking along binding between pastedowns and end papers, stickers on front pastedowns, otherwise text pages are unmarked; pp 2155. [Shelved in Aisle 7].
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2002. The ultimate resource for authoritative information on the U.S. Presidency, Congress, and Supreme Court. Compiled by three top scholars, its pages brim with the key figures, events, and structures that have animated U.S. government for more than 200 years. Features biographies of all the Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Supreme Court Justices, as well as notable members of Congress (current at date of publication). Bound in fine brown genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on cover; gilt text block, silk ribbon bookmark sewn in. Hardcover. 802 pages. 8vo., 802pp; VG; bound in fine brown genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on cover; gilt text block; silk ribbon; in excellent condition; shelved easton press or political science.
Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & C., 1885. First Edition. Octavo, 415 pages; VG; newly rebound in full brown leather, paneled spine with gilt; marbled endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; large folding genealogical chart in rear, with an index on the reverse, one small tear; scarce; shelved case 1.