New York: Abbeville Press, 1996. First. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; pink and brown spine with off-white text; covers show minimal edgewear, minor scuffing; textblock clean; 319pp. [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].
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1965. First Edition. Hardcover Medium Octavo; VG/VG; Black Spine with Blue and Red Text; DJ is lightly age toned with mild general shelf ware. Mild rubbing on corners and front and back covers; Text block lightly age toned. Underlining on pages 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Otherwise fine. Ex-Libris plate on front paste down; pp 338.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1950. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Blue and tan spine with brown and blue text/title; dustjacket is age-toned but mostly clean with mild edgewear (some chipped edges); dj has protective mylar covering; white sticker on the inside flap of the front dj; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 521.
Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2002. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in tan paper and white cloth, mild smudge on top of spine; Textblock has spotting on top edge, otherwise clean and tight; author inscription in ink on title page; “An ADST-DACOR Diplomats and Diplomacy Book”; xix, 247 pages, illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1987. second printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; Off-white spine with blue text; Inscribed on title page; Dust jacket is slightly age toned with sunned spine, sticker residue on front, sticker on back and slightly rubbed exterior; Boards have slightly bumped corners, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock has deckled fore edge and is clean; pp 373.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 1165 pages; VG-/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has some chipping and general shelfwear; small bumping to corners; paper-clip marks to first two endpages; shelved case 13.
Vermilion, Ohio: Great Lakes Historical Society, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, viii, 229 pages; VG-/VG; spine blue with black lettering; dust jacket protected in mylar covering, price uncut; interior has red underlining beneath all 32 passenger vessel ship names in the Ship Histories section; shelved Nautical.
New York: Thames & Hudson, Inc., 2004. First U.S. Hardcover Edition. Octavo; pp 224; G+/G; brownish green spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; slight toning to flap edges; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; slightly cocked spine; interior clean; illustrated.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. 10mo; pp 340; G/no-DJ; dark yellow spine with black text; cloth has moderate soiling to exterior, mostly to spine; slight wear to corners; illustration to front with black text; text block has foxing to exterior edges; color frontispiece; illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; slight cracking to front gutter.
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.
Bowie: Heritage Books, 1983. Facsimile Edition. Octavo; Facsimile Edition with a new name index; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight spotting, bump to spine head and to front right edge, mild wear to bottom edge; Textblock is clean but for pencil notation on front endpapers; Originally published: Boston, 1840; 456 pages.
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.
New York, NY: Washington Square Press, 1967. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. DJ spine is powder blue sunned to light gray, with centered ivory titling between decorative flourishes with tail segment, black publisher on red; full strip framed by thin black border. abrading concentrated to spine ends and panel outer corners. HB is a medium blue cloth with centered stamped gold title segments separated by thin white vertical striped segments. water exposure damage marks and scuffing to ends and mainly close to outer corners. clear textblock with 8 portraits, including frontispiece and 10 broadsides. 605 pp.
Tecumseh, MI: A.W. Mills, Publisher, 1886. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 1101; G/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; 2 volumes in one bound book; cloth has slightly sunfaded exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece with tissue guard; tape mend to corner of frontispiece; chipped corners of tissue guard and title page; illustrated;.
Whitehorse, Yukon: PR Distributing, 2013. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Red spine with white text: Covers are clean with minimal shelfwear, some slight curling at corners: Textblock is clean and bright, pages free of markings, folds or tears, some black and white photographs of the subject matter: Copyright page states "First Canadian edition 1999, tenth printing 2013": 351 pp.
Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1952. Octavo; VG/VG-; Red spine with yellow head, black and yellow text. DJ has a Brodart cover jacket, taped to boards, general shelf wear, tiny closed tear on front and rear edges; Boards have light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing on for edge, Ex-libris bookplate on front paste down, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 864.
Rindge, NH: Richard R. Smith Publisher, Inc., 1954. Octavo; pp 1386; G/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; 2 volumes: Book One: Narrative; Book Two: Genealogies; cloths has slight wear to exteriors; light sunning to spines; rubbed corners; strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; slight musty odor; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; light pencil;.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969. Octavo; First Printing; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue and red with blue and red print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear, mild spotting, creasing to rear top edge; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to outside corners and spine caps, spotting; Textblock has yellow-tinted top edge, spotting to all edges, clean interior; xxii, 561 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1966. Octavo; pp 316; G/G-; blue spine with black and white text; dust jacket has few chips to edges; some rubbing wear to exterior and vertical edges; cloth has moderate, general wear to exterior; some soiling to spine; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated;.
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.
Boston: Crocker and Brewster, 1826. Fifth Edition. 8vo., 481pp.; G+; spine blue cloth with red label and gilt lettering; rebound spine; boards brown, some shelfwear; new endpapers; folding map affixed to title page, VG condition, one small rip; errata slip tipped in rear; moderate foxing throughout; shelved case 1.
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall Inc, 1968. Octavo. VG/G+ DJ. Cream spine with circular illustration of Roosevelt and Willkie and with brown, blue, and black text; Minor creases along the edges of dustjacket and several tears by the dj edges no larger than 0.5 inches across; boards are strong; front pastedown has bookplate from James Goode, notable DC historian; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 210.
Washington, D.C. Monumental Press, Inc., 1952. Mixed Editions. Octavo; pp 192+193; VG-/no-DJ; blue and red spines with gilt text; 2 volumes in cardboard sleeve, Your Uncle Sam in Washington and Your Memorials in Washington; tape mend and sticker to sleeve; some cracking to sleeve edges; cloths have slightly sunned exteriors; minor wear to spine edges; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; frontispieces; interiors clean; illustrated; uncommon with author's signature.
Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 1987. Octavo; Reprinted 1988; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white and yellow print, portrait; DJ has mild edgewear, small tear to lower edge of rear flap; Boards in green cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block has red-tinted top edge, mild amount of pencil notation throughout; xxxi, 503 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (some color).
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;.
Washington: Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force, 1997. Octavo; VG+/no-DJ; Light gray spine with black text; Volumes are encased in dark blue slipcase; slipcase shows slight wear with undamaged & intact panels; v. 1, 1907-1950 & v. 2, 1950-1997; Cloths are covered with customized jackets which have an overlay of mylar; cloths are quite clean w/o defect; panels are stable, clean & intact; text blocks have very minimal wear due to handling; pages are clean, crisp with tight bindings; pp 513+659. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Norman: Red River Books, University of Oklahoma Press, 2002. Octavo; Originally published as two volumes in 1952 by the St. Louis Historical Documents Foundation; VG-; Paperback; Spine, brown with brown print on white banner; Cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; xxv, 854 pages, illustrated (b&w), folded maps in pocket attached inside rear cover.
London: J. Buckland, 1754. Second Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather, rebacked with new spines, paneled spines with red labels and gilt lettering; boards have some rubbing and wear; occasional marginalia throughout; volume 1 lacking the first 6 pages of the preface; title page and page vii of volume 1 ragged on all edges; title page through page x of volume 2 ragged on all edges; names written on title page of volume 2; shelved case 1.
New York: Doubleday, 1990. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown and tan with brown print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear but clean and bright; Boards in red cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by author Neely on bookplate affixed to half-title page; xiv, 172 pages, illustrated, including illustrated family tree on endpapers.
Paterson, NJ: The Press Printing and Publishing Co., 1900. Octavo; pp 678; G-/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text; cloth has noticeable sunning to spine; some soiling to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows slight pencil to front pastedown; age toning to exterior edges; interior has slight dampstaining to head edges; light underlining; frontispiece; cracking to gutter at pp 368-369; slight cracking to rear gutter.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1935. First Edition. Octavo; pp 623; G/G; dark brown spine with beige text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; minor chips to edges; price clipped flap; cloth has slight sunning to exterior, mostly to spines; strong boards; text blocks have light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1932. Ex-Library Octavo; VG-Hardcover bound in genuine leather; Olive green double raised band spine with gold text; Light shelf wear to covers, minor rubbing on surfaces, raised bands; Binding slightly cocked, Ex Library marking on front paste down, collector's note insert; Gilded text block exterior, text block clean; 443 pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; grayish beige spines with gilt text to red blocks; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 441; vol. 2, pp 501; cloths have sun darkened spine; slight spotting to exteriors; some slight rubbing to corners; strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; frontispieces; toning to front and rear gutters; interiors clean; illustrated;.
1907. Octavo; Poor +/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, torn away; Boards held in place by binding cloth and tape, boards covered in comic book paper and labeled in ink by previous owner, worn edges and corners, without spine; Text block has penciled notations on front and rear flyleaves, large spine break at page 12, intermittent spine breaks, one folded map separated from binding; 36 pages + 24 b&w plates (some folded).
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1978. First Edition. Octavo; pp 196; VG/G; ivory spine with green and black text; dust jacket shows light sunning to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has light shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
New York: The Century Co., 1902. Octavo; Good; green spines with gilt text; no jackets; 2 volumes; original publisher's cloths have slight smudges to exteriors; blind stamped borders to panels; moderate wear to edges; strong boards; text blocks show slightly age toned exterior edges; previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns; deckled edges; top edges gilt; some pencil, as is; frontispieces with tissue guards; some cracking to front gutters; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 19900. Limited Edition, #470/500. Octavo, 384 pages; VG; bound in full dark blue leather, gilt initials to front board and gilt titling to spine, housed in matching dark blue leather slipcase; silk endpapers; Limited edition of 500 copies signed by President Nixon, this being number 470; interior clean; in excellent condition; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1978. Deluxe Edition. Octavo, 1120 pages; VG; bound in full dark blue leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering, front cover has gilt signature in a banner of stars; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; pastedowns paneled with leather; SIGNED flat by Nixon on tipped-in page; scarce edition; shelved case 5.
New York: Doubleday, 1962. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG-; White spine with aqua and black lettering; 460 pages; SIGNED by Nixon [not a bookplate]Jacket has some wear on all sides, uncut; Small tear to the lower front edge and some creasing; light wear to board edges; Binding lightly shaken, interior clean; BL consignment; Case 5 or window.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 460 pages; G/G; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.95'; dust jacket has some chipping, creases, closed tears; some tape to dust jacket and both front and rear gutters; name and address on ffep; mild scattered pencil; Signed flat on free blank by Richard Nixon; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1992. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 322 pages; VG/VG; spine is white with blue text; dust jacket protected by a mylar covering, price uncut '$25.00', mild rubbing and wear, slight stains to front cover; SIGNED by former U.S. President, Richard Nixon, on bookplate from the Richard Nixon Library attached to the ffep; ; shelved case 5.