New York: Negro Universities Press, 1968. Octavo: VG/no-DJ: Brown spine with gold text: Boards are strong with some light general shelfwear, mild rubbing at corners and head and tail of spine, some light dust staining: Textblock has slightly darkened with age, pages are free of markings, folds or tears, some darkening of the crease of the joint on the inside front and page free pages: 526 pp.
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New York: Johnson and Ward, 1862. Folio, 99 pages, 64 lithographed maps; G; bound in original publisher's three-quarters calf with embossed green cloth covers, titling in gilt on front cover and spine, marbled endpapers; front gutter partially open; most maps with light foxing; hand-colored plates; shelved above case 3.
Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1968. First. First edition, second printing; small quarto; VG-/G; pale blue spine with white text, white lines; dustjacket has moderate edgewear with light tearing and fraying, considerable discoloration, spine has faded from green to pale blue; boards are strong and clean; textblock has some light foxing to pages and edges, readability not affected; 117pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Bonanza Books, 1947. Ex-library; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is a color illustration of a tree, white text, library reference label taped; DJ has shelf wear, small open and closed tears on edges; Boards have bumping on corners, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has library stamp on edges, rear end paper has card holder, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 373.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1946. First. Octavo; VG/G+; green spine, yellow text; jacket has protective mylar cover, edgewear, open tears at spine head and tail that have been fixed with tape, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, minor rubbing around edges; textblock has small stains on back pastedown and free endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 344.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1959. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has spotting, smudging, wear to edges and flap folds, slight tears across top edge; Boards in black cloth with silver and yellow print, spotting and smudging, slight wear to outside corners and spine caps; Textblock clean and tight, illustrated endpapers, author signature in ink on series title page; ix, 212 pages, illustrated.
Raleigh: The North Carolina Emergency Relief Commission, 1936. Quarto; G-/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Spine is cocked; Tape along front and back free endpaper; Boards are age toned, rubbed at corners and stained with discolorations; Textblock is age toned, with some foxing; pp 544. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Beehive Press Book/Abbeville Press, Publishers, 1990. Quarto; pp 203; VG-/G; yellow/black spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing and scratches to exterior, chipping to corners, small closed tear to rear head edge; cloth shows minor rubbing to exterior, panels are strong and intact; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean; red ink stamp writing to copyright page;.
Savannah, GA: The Beehive Press, 1975. Quarto, in slipcase (approx 10"w x 11"h); HB, in VG condition; brown spine with dark brown text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; over 300 black-and-white illustrations; 350pp. slipcase is encased in illustrated paper, with white text on black spine; light shelf wear and chipping to the slipcase. A very fine copy.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1921. First limited edition. Octavo; pp 318; G-; light green slightly sun faded spine with dark green lettering; cloth shows minor wear to exterior and corners, slight fraying to head and tail spine edges, boards intact; text block has darkened slight to fore edges, shaken spine with cracking to binding toward front pages, few loose pages due to cracking, slight foxing toward head edges of text pages, decked fore edges; interior clean;.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1932. first edition. Octavo; G/G-; Off-white/black spine with black text; dust jacket is covered with mylar; head & tail edges of dj has small tears and slight fraying; spine is moderately sunned; cloth is clean with slight wear due to handling; lightly sunned head edge; panels are strong, clean & intact; text block shows slight wear & minor toning at edges due to age; previous owner's name on ffep; otherwise pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; deckled fore edge; pp 690.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1998. First printing. Quarto; VG/VG-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed exterior with lightly age toned edges and covered with mylar; Cloths have slight edge wear otherwise clean and strong panels; Text block has lightly age toned edges, but pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 157. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1965. Quarto; pp 292; G/G-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; lightly sunned exterior; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Gainsville: A University of Florida Book, the University Presses of Florida, 1976. Octavo; Second paperback printing, 1990; VG; Paperback; Spine, white with blue print; Cover has slight edgewear, but is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Originally published under title, “The Adelantamiento of Florida, 1565-1568”; xi, 253 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Charleston, West Virginia: Sarah & Pauline Maier Scholarship Foundation, 1982. N/A. 8vo. VG-/VG-. maroon DJ spine with ivory titling, black publisher logo at tail. edgewear is moderate, with stress points to its ends and tiny closed cuts at the outer panel corners. rich, dark red clothbound HB with stamped gilt titling. finely ribbed beige endpapers, right fep has signature of prior owner. includes b/w image gallery between page 136-137. foxed head-edge and fore-edge. as is. 250 pp.
Savannah: Golden Coast Publishing Company, 1982. Small Quarto; pp 279; VG-/G; Blue spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior and edges, tears to head front edge, chipping to spine edges, slight sunning to spine and fore edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to spine, covered with mylar; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2010. Octavo; pp 219; G/G-; green pictorial spine with white text; full title: Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; some chips to corners; light sticker residue to front; cloth shows light sunfading to exterior; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; light ink to margins at pp 284-285, 324.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1897. Octavo; pp 490+496; Poor/no-DJ; burgundy spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths have severe wear to exterior; chipping to spine edges of vol. 1; 3/4 leather binding to vol. 1 with noticeable wear to spine; some fraying to fore edges of vol. 1; severe rubbing to spine of vol. 2; minor chips to spine edges of vol. 2; scratches to boards; condition of volumes noted, as is; moderating sunning to spines; very rubbed edges; bumped corners; text blocks show age toning to exterior edges; marbling to exterior edges of vol. 1; vol. 1 has peeling tear to front pastedown; light pencil to front endpapers; some tape mends to front gutters; dampstaining to fore edges; ex-library to with markings to copyright pages; cracking to gutters of vol. 1; frontispiece; some foxing to first and last few pages; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. Large Octavo; pp 548; VG-/VG-; blue spine with gilt and white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; slight foxing toward head edge; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
Detroit: Harlo, 1981. Reprint. Signed; Reprint; Octavo; VG+/VG-; Spine is grey with white and black text; DJ has general shelf wear, marks, nicks, and scratches, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, joints are strong, light bumping, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, signed on title page, content is clear; pp 207; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New-Haven: Printed by Meigs, Bowen and Dana, in Chapel-Street, . First Edition. 12mo., 214 pages; G-; bound in contemporary full calf, black label to spine with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, cracking to spine, wear to hinges; ffep loose within, with early names written in ink, one dated 1787; some gatherings slightly loose; page 57 with long horizontal tear; with half-title; some slight waviness to pages, some mild cracking and wear to fore edges of pages; With engraved hand-colored double-hemisphere of the world frontispiece (The World. Agreeable to the last Discoveries in the South Seas. 6.5x10 cm) and 4 "word maps" (described by Warren Heckrotte as "cartographic diagrams") in the text (South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa). LACKING THE FOLDING MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; some tattering to edges of frontispiece, does not effect map; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1972. First Edition. Large, Thick Octavo; pp 1845; G+/Fair; navy spine with blue text; dust jacket shows mild sun fading to exterior; some chips to edges; light soiling to rear; price clipped front flap; cloth has only slight wear to exterior; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges, due to handling; pictorial endpapers; interior clean;.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with orange and green text; jacket has minor shelfwear; boards are strong, white spotting along spine, small gap between spine head and textblock; textblock has edgewear, spotting along fore edge, small picture drawn on tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 243.
Memphis, Tenn. ArtsMemphis, 2008. First Edition. oblong 4to., 244 pp., VG-/VG; DJ, brown spine, white lettering: mild wear to DJ (mostly light scratching to covers, lettering to front cover very slightly affected); brown cloth boards, silver lettering: light scratching to front board, spine cracked between verso of ffep and tissue guard protecting half-title page (boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy); SIGNED by Riss to title page, dated 10/2008; shelved Front Table.
Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, Publishers, 1935. Octavo; pp 166; Good/Fair; bluish beige spine with black text; dust jacket has chipped to edges, exterior has moderate sunning, rubbing to spine, mylar wraps; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior, general wear to edges; text block has browning to exterior edges, deckled edges; interior clean;.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1954. first edition. Octavo; G/G-; beige spine with dark brown text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and shows some wear on exterior; lightly age toned edges & staining at spine tail edge; but clean and intact; chipping at fore corners; cloth has clean, unmarked exterior; panels are strong and sturdy; text block has light wear on exterior edges, due to age & handling; text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; pp 537.
Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1973. facsimile reproduction w/maps. Large Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light moss green spine with black text; Originally published in 1770, this reprint is from 1973; Boards have slight shelf wear with clean, strong and intact planks; Text block has lightly ivory toned pages which are unmarked with firm, secure binding; pp 99.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan and green with black print; DJ has fading on spine, tear to spine cap, wear to spine tail and flap fold corners; Boards in blue and pink cloth with blue print, clean and strong, mild bump to both upper outside corners; Textblock clean but for slight age-toning of endpapers; 392 pages, map.
n.p. The Walpole Society, 1929. First Edition. Octavo; pp 323; G+/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; ex-library; cloth has light toning to exterior, some rubbing wear to spine edges, ex-library stickers to rear board; ex-library writing towards spine tail edge; minor wear to edges; text block has light toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamps and markings to rear endpaper; ex-library sticker to rear pastedown; interior clean; arts - American.
Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1986. Octavo; pp 306; VG/VG; gray spine with red text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, mylar wraps; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to verso of ffep; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
London: Cassell & Co., 2000. reprinted. Large octavo; VG/VG; Lavender spine with black text; dust jacket has mylar covering; dj shows minor wear at corners, otherwise clean & intact exterior; boards have very slight wear on exterior w/ strong & unmarked panels; text block has minimal wear w/ tight binding; pp 224.
Richmond: Garrett and Massie, Incorporated, 1940. Large Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Gray spine with gilt text; Cloth has moderately age toned exterior, mostly on spine and some rubbing wear along edges, otherwise intact and strong panels; Text block shows darkening due to age and handling on exterior edges but pages are unmarked and binding is tight; pp 374.
The Supreme Council, 2001. Quarto; VG/VG; light grey spine, dark grey lettering; dust jacket has minor shelfwear, some edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine head edge, spine sun toned; boards strong, some edgewear, bumping on tail edges, minor rubbing on fore corners; text block slightly age toned around edges; insert included; 269pp [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Montgomery, AL: The Black Belt Press, 1993. Large Octavo; pp 220; VG/G; yellow spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has slight rubbing wear to exterior; few chips to edges; 1994, C.J. Coley Award winning sticker to front; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
Chicago and New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1928. Octavo; VG-; dark brown spines with raised text; 5 volumes - vol. 1 - 418 pp, vol. 2 - 458 pp, vol. 3 - 376 pp, vol. 4 - 371 pp, and vol. 5 - 379 pp; cloths have minor wear and light smudges to exteriors, edges, slight wear and some fraying to head and tail spine edges, light bumping to fore corners; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Georgia: The University of Georgia Press, 1949. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is white and black at tail and head with black outlined white block text; DJ has edge wear, some small open and closed tears, age-toning, price-clipped, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 280.
Dallas: Alcor Publishing Company, 1983. second edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; Yellow/beige spine with black text; Dust jacket has minor rubbing wear at fore corners, and slightly sunned exterior, otherwise i tact; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with lightly rubbed edges, but panels are strong and sturdy; Tex block shows some foxing on exterior edges as well as light foxing on first & last few pages and slightly cocked spine, 'as is', but text pages remain unmarked with tight binding; pp 512.