Albany, NY: J. B. Lyon Company, 1911. US Printing. thick Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. wide navy clothbund HB with stamped gilt-titling near head of spine with two puncture holes and just above tail a shiny coated segment with opaque white library coding. EX-LIBRIS, with abraded extremities, curved in board corners. gilt-stamped tilte on cover above an ivory, finely gold-accented seal; several superficial scratches. tipped in bookplate of prior owner on left fep. foxing present on fep/ffep, frontispiece, tissue cover and title page. subsequent textblock less affected but occasionally spotted up to the ffep. more than 75 illustrations titled and listed, presented in b/w on thicker semi-glossy sheets. no writing to interior. voluminous with thick lightly toned edges. as is. 534 pp.
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New York: Random House, 2001. Advance Reader's Copy (ARC/ Uncorrected Galley Proofs). Octavo in wraps, VG, spine is black with copper text: minor shelfwear, minor bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of wraps, one 1" crease to bottom edge of rear wrap. There is one long, superficial scuff on back wrap: the scuff is on the lowest third of the wrap, and the shine is dulled as a result. The copper color of the rear wrap is not affected by the rubbing. Binding strong and text clean. Book is now in protective plastic bag. Shelve locked fiction case.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1950. 572/1500. Octavo; pp 469; VG-/no-DJ; sunned red spine with gilt text to black bar; limited edition; 572 of 1500 numbered copies; cloth has lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; minor spots to exterior fore edge; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; signed by author.
Boston: Samuel Walker, 1845. Second American Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary polished calf, elegant gilt borders to boards, spine with gilt titling and tooling; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to corners; lower front hinges threatening to crack; With 41 full-page engraved plates as called for in Sabin, 39 of which are called for in the Binder's Instructions (10 in Volume 1 and 27 in Volume 2, including a map of north America), plus a frontispiece to each volume, plus 3 plates uncalled for: Tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, Volume 2, page 452, states volume 1, page 319 - Exchange, New York, volume 2, page 392 - Custom House, Boston, volume 2 page 356; CO consignment; shelved case 1.
Hartford: Press of Case, Lockwood and Brainard, 1870. Octavo; pp 612; G-/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text; decorative embossed borders to panels; chips to spine edges; cracking to rear joint, midway along spine; worn corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with markings inside; slight cracking to front gutter; illustrated;.
New York: Negro University Press, 1969. Volume eighteen only; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Brown fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has Library of Congress stamp on front end paper and publication page, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 320.
Philadelphia: Published by the author, 1936. 10mo; pp 191; G/no-DJ; navy blue spine with gilt text; full title: The Fighting Parson of the American Revolution: A Biography of General Peter Muhlenberg Lutheran Clergyman, Military Chieftain and Political Leader; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; minor wear to corners; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown with offset to ffep; light toning to interior; signed by author.
Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1989. First Edition. Small Octavo; pp 200; VG-/G; light blue spine with blue text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; exterior has few chips; cloth has minor sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed by author to former U.S. Senator Harris Wofford;.
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2001. First Printing. 8vo (s). NF/ - no DJ, in slipcase. dark gray clothbound HB, with lengthy imprinted black label, stamped with metallic type for full title, volume indicator, and editors, all centered within the label. silver seal imprinted just above publisher at tail. three intact volumes, tightly bound and like new quality. endsheets are ivory and delicately flecked with fibers. shared pagination for this complete THREE VOLUME SET : the breaksdown as follows: Volume I: 464 pp., inscribed to prior owner on half-title page. Volume 2: 465-1149 pp. and Volume III: 1151-1651 pp. a touch of wear to sheets, three volumes are barely perused. in protective white glossy slipcase with large gray colorblock with black text on 2 panels, and text commentary with publisher info filling one side.
Tokyo: Kenkyusha, 1962. 10mo; pp 442; G+/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; full title: Commodore Perry's Visit to Okinawa, Selection from Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan; beige slipcase has age toned exterior, some wear to edges; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; English and Japanese text.
New York & London: Thomas Yoseloff, Publisher, 1959. new edition. Octavo; VG-/G; blue spine with white text; dust jacket is covered with mylar; dj has minor edge wear, exterior just has light rubbing; dj has price clipped front flap; cloth has slight smudges on panels which are otherwise strong & intact; text block has minor wear & pages have tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep; small tear at fore edge of p 613; deckled fore edge; pp 613.
Orange, VA: Moss Publications, 1985. First printing. Small quarto; pp 166; VG/VG; blue spine with black text; number 430 of 1000 numbered, inscribed copies; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has minimal shelf wear, stickers to front flap; cloth has clean, light sunning to exteriors, strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges, embossed stamp encircling limited edition numbers to ffep, inscription to ffep; interiors clean;.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1993. Second Edition. large 8vo(s). VG/ - no DJ. pearlescent light blue wraps spines for both volumes in this set, their spine titling is in white and black capitals upon both spines. Volume I: 1630-1865, smooth spine, lightly handled interior and exterior. textblock sheets neat and clear throughout, outer edges likewise, 467 pp. ISBN# 0195077792. Volume II: 1865 to the Present, single center spine reading crease. textblock clean, its outer edges are a basic smooth ivory. 429 pp. TWO VOLUMES, separately paginated, make up this set. ISBN# 0195077814.
Newton Abbot, London, Vancouver: David & Charles, 1976. First edition. Octavo. VG- in good- dust jacket. Red spine with white lettering. Significant sun-fading to the top of the dust jacket panels and jacket spine. Sale sticker to bottom of front dust jacket panel. Covers, binding, and edges very good. Pages unmarked. 224pp.
Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Press, 2006. Square quarto. VG/VG DJ. Inscribed by author on the title page; Dark grey spine with white text; dustjacket is mostly clean aside from some stains on the front and back cover; dj is slightly rubbed at the corner; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 253.
Washington, D.C. United States Government Printing Office, 1974. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine light blue with darker blue spine label, gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, light rubbing on edges from shelving, small bump on front top edge, minor scuff marks on front cover, minimal other wear; textblock clean, binding defect on pages 1365 to 1372 (page folded at bottom) minimal wear, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining. pp. 1566. SHELVED IN AISLE 10.
Washington, D.C. United States Government Printing Office, 1976. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine light blue with darker blue spine label, gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, light rubbing on edges from shelving, minimal other wear; textblock clean, minimal wear, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining. pp. 832. SHELVED IN AISLE 10.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. First Edition. Octavo, 477 pages; VG-; fully bound in green cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges, with minor fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, minor bumping on the fore edge corners, has minor rubbing on both covers; pages have minor age toning and minor detachment in several locations; shelved case 1.
New York: Bonanza Books, 1955. Quarto; pp 244; G-/G-; beige spine with black and ivory text; dust jacket has age toning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; small sticker to front; cloth shows moderate sunning to exterior; mild wear to edges and corners; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Cincinnati: Farmcourt Publishing, Inc., 2001. Revised Edition. Octavo; pp 456; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; nominated for the Pulitzer Prize; dust jacket has light rubbing to exterior; mild wear to corners; previous bookshop's autograph and Pulitzer Prize stickers to front; price stickers to rear; cloth shows clean; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated; signed by author;.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1965. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown, illustrated, with white print; DJ has small tears at spine ends, slight creasing to front top edge, mild shelfwear; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has penciled name on front flyleaf, red-tinted top edge, light amount of pencil notation throughout; 386 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1965. Octavo; VG-/G; Dark red spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has small tears and light fraying edges with lightly sunned and rubbed exterior, otherwise intact; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with minimal edge wear, panels are strong & sturdy; Text block has light foxing along fore edge exterior with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 386.
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; pp 553; Good; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned exterior edges; deckled fore edge; ex-library with markings inside and exterior tail edge; illustrated; tight binding; inscribed by author;.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1946. Octavo; pp 403; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior; moderate wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; cracked front gutter; blue pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: The Viking Press, Inc., 1959. Small Octavo; pp 312; G/G-; beige/red spine with beige and black text; dust jacket has moderate sunning to spine; slight soiling to exterior; chip to head edge; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Washington, D.C. Center of Military History, United States Army, 1993. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 748; VG/paperback; gray,green and beige spine with green text; full title: United States Army in World War II: The Mediterranean Theater of Operations: Northwest Africa: Seizing The Initiative in the West; covers are lightly sunned; minor wear to edges; sticker to spie; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; slight ink to ffep; illustrated with photographs; interior clean.
Raleigh: E.M. Uzzell & Co., 1914. Octavo; pp 399+508; VG-; dark brown spines with gilt text; full leather bindings; newly rebound; decorative borders and tooling to boards; 2 volumes; exteriors show slight scratches; lightly sunned spines; strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; light cracks to endpaper gutter at front, vol. 2; frontispieces with tissue guards; interiors clean;.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1917. First limited edition. Octavo; pp 386; G+; light green slightly sun faded spine with red lettering; cloth shows minor wear to exterior and corners, slight soiling to boards, however boards intact; text block has darkened slight to fore edges, cracking to binding at pp 8-9, 208-9, previous owner's name and book plated to front pastedown, embossed stamp of former bookshop to title page, decked fore edges; interior clean;.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1893. 264/1000. Octavo; pp 353; G+/no-DJ; tan spine with black text to paper label; number 269 of 1000 limited, numbered copies; large paper edition; 1/4 cloth binding shows slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore edge; interior lightly toned; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight offset to title page from frontispiece; uncut pages; illustrated.
New York: The macmillan Company, 1948. Octavo; 2 volumes; Second printing; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth, minor wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text blocks have owner stamp on front flyleaf, light tanning to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper; 2 volumes (xii, 1804 pages), frontispiece (port.).
Washington: Beverley Tucker, Printer, 1857. First Edition. 4to., 134p., 85pp., 102pp., 114pp., iv, 64pp,; VG; dark brown blind-embossed boards, faded letters to spine; signs of repair to binding, with spine being rebacked, chipping to spine where rebacking is visible; some shelfwear and rubbing, particularly to corners; bump to middle of upper and lower edges of rear board; title page is misspelled, with the 'he' of 'the' missing; pages 51-54 of the botanical report slightly loose; 13 plates/2 woodcuts [lacking maps], 5 plates [complete], 16 plates [complete], plate XXIIa/b, XXVa/b, XLa, XLVI, LXII, LXVI, LXVIII, LXX, LXXIV, XXVI, XXXIV, I?, III, XXIX [complete]; Signature of former president Millard Filmore on front pastedown, with date of Oct. 25, 1859. Filmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the 13th President of the United States (1850–53). Fillmore and his cabinet rode the first train from New York City to the shores of Lake Erie, and was a big proponent of a transcontinental railroad, urging Congress to authorize the federal funding for one.; This is the California/Oregon volume, with the report by Lieutenant Henry Abbot on the expedition, under the command of Lieutenant R.S. Williamson. They were attempting to find routes from the Sacramento Valley to the Columbia River. The first section described the routes and terrain, followed by sections on the geology, the botany, and the zoological report which included fishes, birds and mammals of the region.; JC consignment; shelved case 1.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1910. Large Octavo; pp 414; VG-/no-DJ; sage green spine with gilt text; odd volume, Vol. XVI, January 1-May 5, 1780; 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.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1910. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; sage green spine with gilt text; odd volume, Vol. XVII, May 8-September 6, 1780; 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.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1910. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; sage green spine with gilt text; odd volume, Vol. XVIII, September 7-December 29, 1780; 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.
New York: Octagon Books, 1969. Octavo; VG/Hardcover with no dust jacket; volume was copyrighted by the President and Fellows of Harvard College in 1949 and reprinted in 1969; red spine with gold text; boards have a minor white spot and a scratch in front and the front joint is minimally weakened otherwise boards are strong and clean; text block has few stains at the edges but pages are clean; 684p.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black/beige spine with white text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and shows minimal wear on exterior; clean and intact; cloth spine & paper boards are strong with clean, unmarked exterior; text block has light wear on exterior edges; text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; deckled fore edge; pp 433.
New York: A. Roman and Company, 1870. First Edition. 8vo., 292 pages,  ads; VG; bound in green cloth, gilt lettering to front cover and spine; beveled edges; mild wear to boards, including some small staining to front hinge, chipping to head and tail of spine; frontispiece with tissue-guard; gift inscription on second front endpaper; published six years after President Abraham Lincoln's signed the Yosemite Grant in 1864, and two decades before the land became Yosemite National Park, on October 1, 1890; shelved case 1.
New York: Lovell, Coryell & Company, n.d. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; light brown 3/4 bound calfskin with gilt text to spine; gilt rules and brown panels to spines; light brown marbled boards; 8 volumes; slight scratches to exteriors; cloths show lightly rubbed corners; text blocks have top edges gilt; light toning to fore and tail edges; interiors lightly toned; marbled endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep and verso of ffep; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003. Large Octavo; pp 590; VG-/VG-; creamy beige pictorial spine with dark blue text; dust jacket shows milid wear to exterior; flaps taped at pastedowns; mylar wraps; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; pictorial endpapers; missing ffep; ex-library with slight marks inside; illustrated; signed by author;.
London: Metheun & Co., Ltd, 1982. first edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark tan spine with silver text; Cloth has slightly sunned exterior, wear at corners and minor edge wear, overall are panels strong and intact; Text block shows slight shelf wear on exterior edges with light writing on front end paper, otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 304.
United States: J. David Valaik, 1993. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/VG-; Spine is light blue with dark blue text; DJ has general shelf wear, design is clear, some creasing, minor scratches and marks; Boards have edge wear, light bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, faint age-toning, binding is strong; pp 99; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
England: Pitt Rivers Museum Oxford, 1977. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/no-DJ (paperback as is); Spine is white with no text; Covers have general shelf wear, age-toning, some creasing to corners and edges, general shelf wear, font hinge is sensitive, joints are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, age-toning, binding is strong; pp 139; Additional Shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international orders.