Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1961. Octavo; pp 173; G/G-; green spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; few chips to edges; light foxing to rear; exterior lightly sunned; cloth has minor wear to edges; slightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; foxing to head exterior edge; interior clean.
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Chicago: Callaghan and Co., 1897. Octavo; Leather Binding; VG-; Hardcover; yellow spine with red and black labels and gold text; Volume is ex-library; Boards have shelf wear with rubbing, bumping and stains to corners, edges and exterior; Front and rear hinges are slightly separated but pages are unaffected;Text block is minimally age-toned, book plate is posted on front paste down; end papers and paste downs are sunned to the margins, rear paste down and edges have rubber stamps, otherwise text is clean; 733p.(Vol.1).
Columbia, Mo: E.W. Stephens, 1896. Octavo; Leather Binding; VG-; Hardcover; yellow spine with red and black labels and gold text; Volume is ex-library; Boards have shelf wear with rubbing, bumping and stains to corners, edges and exterior; Front and rear hinges are slightly separated but pages are unaffected;Text block is minimally age-toned, book plate is posted on front paste down; end papers and paste downs are sunned to the margins; bottom and fore edges have liquid stains and rubber stamps,otherwise clean; 733p.(Vol.3).
Columbia, Mo: E.W. Stephens, 1896. Octavo; Leather Binding; VG-; Hardcover; Yellow spine with red and black labels and gold text; Volume is ex-library; Boards have shelf wear with rubbing, bumping and stains to corners, edges and exterior; Front and rear hinges are slightly separated but pages are unaffected;Text block is minimally age-toned, book plate is posted on front paste down; rear paste down has a rubber stamp; end papers and paste downs are sunned to the margins; edges are tanned otherwise clean; 711p.(Vol.4).
Philadelohia and London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1918. Octavo; good/none; red cloth spines with gold text; moderate shelf wear and bumping; sunned at the spines; light flaking and chipping; text blocks, clean; toning at the edges; head edges, gilt; illustrations in color and doubletone; --v1: frontispiece portrait of Stephen Girard; 409pp. --v2: frontispiece reproduction of the vessel Good Friends, 246 tons; 481pp. -Sold as a 2 volume set.
Wasington, DC: National Historical Publications and Records Commission, 1996. Octavo; vg+/none; blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; --V1, 1022 pp., ISBN 0-16-048498-7; maps; binding shaken; ---v2, 1057 pp.; ISBN 0-16-048499-5; portraits; binding shaken; --v3, 1001 pp.; ISBN 0-16-0484500-2; maps; binding shaken; else very good.
Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1990. First Edition. Imperial Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; spine red with white lettering; covers sturdy, clean, minor to minimal edgewear, minimal other wear; textblock clean, minimal wear, front hinge cracked (adhesive showing) inscription by author on title page, no other writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining, contains b/w photos. pp. 82.
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978. Octavo; pp 460; G+/G; red spine with white and black text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; some foxing to inside spine; minor wear to edges; cloth has some spots to spine; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992. Thick Octavo; pp 1061; VG/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; full title: Foreign Relations of the United States, 1958-1960: East Asia-Pacific Region; Cambodia; Laos, Volume XVI; this volume only; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Xlibris Corporation, 2012. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends, mild edgewear and shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; 451 pages, illustrated.
Cleveland: World Publishing, 1961. First Edition. Newsletter Text: Harry Golden CARL SANDBURG [SIGNED] Cleveland: World Publishing, 1961. First Edition. Biography of poet Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) told in an upbeat anecdotal style. Sandburg was a noted poet, writer, musician, and thinker. A pacifist, he was a Spanish-American war veteran who later supported U.S. involvement in two World Wars. A supporter of Swedish-style socialism, he had many Republican admirers due to his biographies of Abraham Lincoln. Sandburg's support for such radical ideas as old age pensions, worker compensation, and a minimum wage became mainstream in his life time. Author Harry Golden was a friend and neighbor of Sandburg. Hardcover with dust jacket. 287 pages with black and white photos. Signed by both Sandburg and Golden. CONDITION NOTES: Octavo; VG/VG; Red spine with black and white lettering; Stated first edition; SIGNED by BOTH Golden and Sandburg; Light wear to dust jacket, toned at spine, now covered by a mylar brodart cover; Boards straight with light edgewear; Binding tight; Pages toned, but free of marking; 287 pages. SHELVED: Case 1.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1963. Octavo; pp 531; VG-/G; beige spine with black text; this volume only; dust jacket has slight wear to light green exterior; sunned spine; price clipped front flap; gray cloth has minor wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges, light foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1979. First Edition. Octavo; pp 320; VG/G; sunned ivory spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; light smudges to rear; mylar wraps; cloth has very light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by Barry Goldwater;.
New York: Doubleday & McLure Co., 1899. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with black print on white banner; Boards in illustrated grey cloth, black print, wear to corners and spine caps, small tears at spine head, bump to top outside corner, wear to hinges; Text block has cracked front and rear hinges, tanning to endpapers, bump to top outside corner throughout, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; 307 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates, folded map).
New York, London, Toronto, Sydney: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2005. Octavo; pp 916; VG-/G; black spine with gilt and ivory text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior, lightly bent edges; cloth shows some wear to exterior, lightly rubbed edges; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges, deckled fore edge; interior clean.
Dublin: Printed for the Company of Booksellers, 1779/1785. First Editions. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG, bound in unrestored contemporary specked calf, burgundy and black labels to spines, gilt titling; some rubbing and wear to bindings, mild fraying to corners, vertical crack to spines of volumes 1 and 3, mild wear to hinges; rear hinge of volume 1 beginning to separate; small ownership stamp to ffeps; interiors with minimal scattered ink; volume 1: , vi, , vi-vii, , -399, volume 2: , 6-427, , volume 3: , xii, 432; With folding table in volume 1, listing those killed or wounded during battle, including Lexington and Concord and the Battle of Bunker Hill. Lacking the folding "A new map of North America" called for by Sabin.; The first volume is a history of conflicts from 1774 to 1778, and the second volume has copies of political papers and letters beginning with the Stamp Act. "The third volume, which continues the history to 1783, was a subsequent publication, and is seldom found with the other two" - Sabin. Shelved case 1.
Trenton, NJ: Daniel Fenton, 1834. First Edition. Octavo; G/No jacket hardcover; Brown leather spine with faded gilt lettering; Boards are rubbed and worn, edges and corners are faded, hinges and spine are cracked; Spine is rubbed and leather is cracking, half of gilt lettering is missing; Some abrasions to all sides; Binding is loose but intact; Text block is age toned, foxed and has some liquid staining throughout, there is some underlining throughout text; Folded-in color map is torn in places, and edges are well worn, but map is intact; Previous owner's name and bookplate on front paste down. 2 Volumes in 1 book, 329 and 266 pages.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1959. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, green with black print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear, small closed tears at top and bottom edges of front; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, bumps to lower outside corners, mild wear to spine caps; textblock has tinted top edge, name in ink on front end papers, text clean and tight; xii, 428 pages, 16 pages of plates, illustrated.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1872. Octavo; G/No-DJ; Spine is dark grey with gold text; Boards have general edge wear, some rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are sprung, scratches and marks, stains, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, significant age-toning, foxing, content is clear; pp 517.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1867. Octavo, 596 pages; G+; fully bound in brown leather, spine has embossed lettering; binding has heavy shelf wear, with the top and bottom of the spines missing chunks, has fraying and bumping on the fore edge corners, has streaks and patches of rubbing throughout; pages have age toning and blotching, have minor detachment in several locations, endpapers have pencil markings; shelved case 1.
Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1982. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 303; VG-/VG-; light brown spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor edge wear; mylar wraps; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
Montgomery: The Black Belt Press, 1998. Quarto; VG; Paperback; Green and white jacket with black text; Covers have slight marks and scratches, but binding is good; Text block has an inscription with signature of one of the Authors, Willy S. Leventhal, limited words are underlined and there are considerable ink marks to the margins of some pages at the end of the book, 255p.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1962. First Edition. Octavo; pp 445; G/Fair; dark blue/orange pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows small chips to edges; modest wear to exterior; cloth has lightly sun faded exterior; slight bump to spine; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
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;.
Washington, D.C. Department of the Navy, Naval History Division, 1972. Booklet [8x10]; pp 85; G-/paperback; full title: The American Revolution, 1775-1783; An Atlas of 18th Century Maps and Charts, Theatres of Operation; light gray front cover shows slight sunning to exterior; rear cover lightly soiled; moderate wear to edges; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's name stamped inside front cover; interior clean.
Cleveland, OH: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1915. US Printing. small Qto(s). VG/ - no DJ (TWO VOLUME SET). burgundy clothbound HBs, spine stamped with calligraphic title, standard gilt capitals for author at head and publisher at foot. edgewear concentrated at the puckered ends and the outer extremities bumped. Volume I: stamped gilt cloaked figure at center panel. aged but not discolored interior, with AUTHOR'S INSCRIPTION ON BLANK FEP SHEET PRIOR TO HALF-TITLE PAGE. color frontispiece, with tissue overlay, sheer with a line of printed text relative to illustration. 5 additional images in b/w and limited color. interior is in above average shape, with 341 pp., no writing. with gilded head-edge and roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail. Volume II : stamped gilt cloaked figure at center of front board. pushed in ends and thick board corners curve in. sealed hinges, fep/ffep are unmarked. color frontispiece with text imprinted sheer tissue overlay. also title vignette and 5 more illustrations. gilded head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail. interior fine. 346 pp.TWO VOLUME SET, EXCELLENT COPY.
Chapel Hill, NC: Chapel Hill Press Inc., 2006. Two 4to hardcovers in slipcase. VG+. Ex-Library of Congress- each has barcode sticker on dedication page. Interiors otherwise pristine,minor bumping to spine, some residue on back boards where price sticker was removed. Light shelfwear, bumping to one corner of slipcase. Vol. One 297 pp. 1880849836. Vol. Two 332 pp. 1880849836. [Gilt text on blue spines. In cases.].
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1974. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 344; VG/G; red spine with white text; dust jacket shows few chips to edges; slight moisture staining to rear; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows some rubbing to edges; lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Cabin John, MD: Seven Locks Press, 1984. 1st Edition. Tall Octavo in blue cloth boards and yellow dust jacket. VG+/VG+. very light shelf-wear to boards and dust jacket, binding tight, dust jacket protected by plastic sleeve. INSCRIBED BY U.S. CONGRESSMAN GUDE in blue ink on title page. 185 pp. [Shelved Case 1].
New York: Random House, 1970. Quarto; VG/VG-; blue spine, yellow and white text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, rubbing on corners and spine edges; boards strong, rubbing on corners and spine edges; text block age toned; 147pp [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
New York: Kraus Reprint Co., 1974. Reprint. Volume Three Only; Reprint; Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is brown with gold text; Boards have some rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, some material loss at edges and corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 501.
Washington, DC: P. Haas, 1840. First Edition. 10vo, 44 pages; Fair; fully bound in green cloth, front cover has embossed gilt lettering and tooling; ex library copy with numerical code on the back of the title page; binding has severe wear, with both boards completely detached, with heavy wear along the edges along the fore edge corners, spine has heavy chipping at the top and the bottom, and has rubbing; pages have heavy age-toning, frequent blotching, occasional tearing, and discoloration along the edges of the text block; original owner's name is written on the inner front board in ink; profusely illustrated with 1 leaf frontispiece, 20 plates (1 folded) 2 folded plans; shelved case 9 3/4.
Cincinnati: The Graphic Press, 1886. Octavo; G condition; Dark green spine with gilt text; Cloth has rubbed edges, wear at head & tail spine edges, and exterior shows rubbing also but panels have stable and sturdy planks; Text block edges has some dark toning due to age with otherwise intact and unmarked pages; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 330. Shelved in aisle 7.
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1997. Octavo; pp 447; VG-/VG; purple/gray pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has slight wear to edges; light shelf wear to exterior otherwise; cloth has light sunning to exterior edges; slightly cocked spine; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Portsmouth, NH: Federal Fire Society of Portsmouth, NH, 1905. (first). 8vo in quarter-cloth, cloth corners. VG+. Foxing throughout. Ffep age-toned, signed by previous owner. Light staining to insert "Songs" by the Federal Fire Society 1789. Shelfwear, very light stains to back board. Spine is red cloth, no text. In Locked Cases. 90pp.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1981. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 283; VG-/G-; blue/ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior; some chips to edges; moderate scratches and rubbing to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; slight wear to edges; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; signed by author to title page; arts - Collection.
Hallowell: Glazier, Masters & Co., 1831. Twelfth Edition. 8vo., 542pp.; VG; bound in brown calf, spine brown with a red label and gilt lettering; scratching and rubbing to boards; tail of spine has a chunk missing; bumping and rubbing to corners; bottom part of page 179/180 coming loose, upper part still firmly attached; scattered moderate foxing throughout; drawing on a star in ink on the front pastedown; lower fore corner of the ffep has a piece missing; name written on ffep; shelved case 1.
Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1974. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 572; G/G; light red/dark blue spine with burgundy text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; price clipped front flap; light sticker residue to front flap; minor edge wear; cloth has slight smudges to exterior; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; tight binding;.