Delmar, NY: Floyd I. Brewer, 1997. Octavo; pp 548; G/G-; light greenish gray spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; slight sunning to exterior; cloth shows light spotting to exterior; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows some staining to exterior edges, as is; light foxing to first few pages; interior clean; signed by author.
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New York: Atheneum, 1969. Revised Edition. Small Quarto; pp 262; G/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, light toning toward edges, mylar wraps; cloth has white paper to exterior, minor rubbing to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, stamped text to last page, chipped rear endpaper, tape to gutters, remainder mark to head edge; interior clean.
New York: Empire Books, 1983. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is tan with red and black text; DJ has general shelf wear, some open and closed tears, scratches and marks, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, bumping and rubbing to corners, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear; pp 301; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Philadelphia: Local Democratic Political Committee of Pennsylvania, 1948. First Edition. 8vo., 574pp.; VG-; spine blue cloth with gilt lettering; mild bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; interior clean, save for previous owners name in ink on ffep; front board just slightly loose; scarce; shelved case 1.
Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1963. na. 8vo. VG/VG-. b/w illustrated DJ spine and jacket front with red, light blue, medium blue titling down spine. spine background extends across jacket front with enlarged type and a moderately rubbed but unsoiled ivory jacket rear. medium blue clothbound HB with stamped black type down spine between lightly worn ends, slim but sturdy blue panels. prior owner bookplate affixed to left fep. generally read but without writing. sprinkle of yellow spots faintly mar the tail edge. 246 pp.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's oxblood cloth, gilt lettering and tooling to front covers and spines; moderate wear and rubbing to boards; volume one has a shaken binding; volume 2 rebacked with original spine preserved, ex-library, with remnant of sticker to tail of spine, discard stamp, pencil notations; Illustrated with 322 gravure plates. A handsome set with many fine architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above case 2.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; G; bound in publisher's oxblood cloth, gilt lettering and tooling to front covers and spines; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, including shaken bindings to both volumes; volume 2 has water-staining to spine, upper gutter edge of text block, discoloration to spine; 'Albert S. Burleson' engraved by publisher on front board of volume 1; Illustrated with 322 gravure plates. A handsome set with many fine architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; DG consignment; shelved above case 3.
New York: American Geographical Society, 1943. First Edition. Gift inscription to previous owner on front end paper. Quarto; VG-/G-; Gray spine with no text; DJ has some strong wear, 3" closed tear on rear cover of spine, some other smaller closed/open tears around corners, tape over upper portion of spine; Boards strong, clean; Textblock age-toned, some minor marks on few pages; 311pp.
Woodland Hills, CA: Windsor Publications, Inc., n. d. Quarto; pp 335; VG-/VG-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior, mylar wraps, exterior slightly sunned; cloth has light sunning to spine, strong boards; text block shows minimal toning to exterior, interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Honolulu: The University Press of Hawaii, 1972. Octavo; VG/G+; white spine, blue/red text; jacket has smudging, wrinkling, age toning, small closed tear on head edge, ex-library numbering on spine, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, rubbing around edges; textblock has ex-library materials on tail edge, title page, back free endpaper and back pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 155.
Providence, Rhode Island: Brown University Press, 1966. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. dark navy DJ spine with tanned ivory titling, concentrated wear at both ends appears as creases and chipping with outer jacket covers' outer corners nipped some, edges of both covers have a few closed tears. dark navy cloth, gilt-stamped with some surfacewear to lower spine. foxing moderate to fep/ffep with some browning to hinge area inside both covers. 13 maps included within the chapter textblock. foxed outer edges, no transference to the interior pages. as is. 411 pp.
Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1869. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with faded gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, toning/fading to spine, tattering and wear to spine caps and corners, wear to edges and hinges, shelfwear; Text block has gilt edges, cracked hinges, intermittent spine breaks, name in ink on front endpapers and on title page, light moisture stain to bottom corner in center portion of book, slight spotting throughout, mild age-toning to paper; 700 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Boston: Dayton and Wentworth, 1855. Large Octavo, 450, 438 pages; VG; bound in contemporary embossed brown leather, spine rebacked with most of original spine preserved, gilt tooling and lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; marbled text block and endpapers; gilt and leather bookplate to front pastedown; profusely illustrated with full-page illustrations, many hand-colored; two volumes in one, with separate pagination and title pages; shelved case 1.
Winterthur: Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Inc., 1965. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; softcover; volume 1 - white spine, black text, volume 2 - white spine, blue text, volume 3 - white spine, red text; slip cover has general shelfwear, general edgewear, fraying along fore edges, soiling on head; all volumes' covers have minor shelfwear, slight sun toning on spines; all volumes' text blocks clean; volume 1 has some separation from spine; Volume 1 - The Winterthur Story; Volume 2 - Winterthur in Bloom; Volumes 3 - Winterthur Illustrated [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, NY: Random House, Inc., 1993. First Paperback Edition. thick 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. thick red wraps spine with bold black title, mid-spine white author and white/black publisher. light edgewear, a touch thumbed at its corners, softcover front curls lightly. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE, with prior owner's address aside. includes gallery of 47 b/w images with text detail, following page 368. slim ivory edges average. 622 pp. ISBN# 0679748784.
Baltimore; Lancaster, PA: Williams & Wilkins Company; Lancaster Press, Inc., 1915; 1928. Mixed Editions. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; gilt rules to head and tail spine edges; gilt design of Maryland state seal to front of vol. 1; blind-stamped borders to front boards; 2 volumes: vol. 1, 513; vol. 2, pp 688; boards show moderate wear to exteriors with some soiling; sunned spines; slight rubbing wear to edges; as is; lightly frayed corners; text blocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; illustrated with facsimile charts; cracking to rear gutter of vol. 1; minor cracking to front gutter; frontispieces; light markings to ffep; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1896. Abridged Edition. Octavo, 547 pages; G-; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; moderate soiling and rubbing to boards; foxing to interior; webbing showing on ffep; two two tipped in TLS's, dated Feb. 3/97 and June 19/98, from James Bryce to Samuel Barker, publisher of "The American." Bryce writes about this work and mentions Woodrow Wilson before Wilson becomes President and Gladstone. Pasted to front pastedown is a newspaper photograph of Bryce and his wife. Barker Company Stamp on ffep; The American Commonwealth was first published in 1888 in three volumes; shelved case 1.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1983. first edition. Octavo; VG-/G; Burgundy spine with green & off-white text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed exterior with some small tears at spine corners, missing 1.5 inches of spine tail edge and lightly age toned flaps; Cloth has lightly sunned spine with otherwise clean panels which are sturdy and intact; Text block shows slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 587.
Chicago, IL: The Newberry Library, 1991. US Printing. oblong Qto. VG/ - no DJ. thin gray spine, mild wear, no text. wide adjacent cover images, both colored map plans. a touch thumbed, the softcovers are smooth. interior contains around 45 b/w plates facing extensive text details and references. slim edges are unblemished, all sides. 102 pp. ISBN# 091128463.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1951. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; red spine with gold text; the 2 volume set have uniform condition; they are enclosed in a red slip case; boards have shelf wear and have minor marks but strong; fore edges of the text blocks are deckled but pages are clean; 632p. (Vol.1 ); 686p. (Vol. 2).
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1951. Second Printing. Thick octavo; G-/no-DJ; sunned red spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 632; vol. 2, pp 686; sunned and soiled red slipcase; some fraying to edges; cloths have moderate wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show light foxing to exterior fore edges; deckled fore edges; previous owner's name to front endpapers; frontispieces; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Sarasota, Florida: Pineapple Press, Inc., 1991. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; pp 267; dark green spine with ivory text; this volume only; dust jacket shows light wear, minor rubbing to edges; cloth has very light wear to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows slight wear to edges; interior clean.
Michigan State University Press, 1961. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear, call number inked out on spine; Textblock yellow-tinted top edge, vendor label on front flyleaf, library stamps to all edges and title page, rear end papers have library pocket and paper label affixed; xii, 340 pages.
Hanover: Dartmouth Publications, 1960. First. First edition, second revised printing; VG-/Fair; forest green spine with orange text; dustjacket has severe edgewear with tearing and fraying, staining and discoloration to back cover, dustjacket has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; title page has gift inscription to previous owner, otherwise textblock is clean; 302pp.
Charleston, SC: The Charleston Museum, 1942. Unstated, apparent first edition. Octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Blue spine with silver lettering. Several scuffs to front cover near the fore-edge, slight shelf-wear to rear cover. Uneven sun-fading on the front cover. Binding, book block edges, and text pages generally very good. Discoloration mark on the edge of page 163. 311pp.
College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 1997. Limited Edition, 1/1250. Square Quarto, 147 pages; VG; bound in publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, housed in a VG blue cloth slipcase, with seal of the US on front cover; SIGNED by both Bush and Valdez on two separate limitation pages, additionally inscribed on the title page by Valdez; shelved case 5.
New York: Doubleday, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 270 pages; VG/VG-; spine white with black, blue and red lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar cover; price unclipped "$18.95"; some creasing to the edges of the dust jacket, pages clean, signed flat bookplate on second front endpaper, glue warping as usual; shelved in case 5.
Charles Town, West Virginia: Jefferson Publishing Company, 1941. First Edition. Octavo; VG/No-DJ; Book signed by author on title page; Red spine with gold text; Boards in good condition with a two-toned color mark on the front cover and a water stain on the back cover that bleeds over onto the spine, some rubbing on corners; Stains on front and back inner hinges; Textblock clean; pp 438.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930. First Edition. Octavo; pp 862; VG; lightly sunned green spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; full leather bindings; newly rebound; decorative designs and tooling to boards and spines; raised bands to spines; exteriors show light wear; strong boards; text block has deckled fore edges; top edges gilt; pictorial endpapers; tight bindings; interiors clean;.
Maryland: 1908. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, light brown without print; Boards in brown cloth with white print, tanning to spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has intermittent spine breaks, clean text; 125 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. Authors Autograph Edition, #442/1000. Octavo, xvi, 436 pages; VG-; 3/4 bound in publisher's faux vellum with light blue paper boards, gilt lettering to spine; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to head and tail of spine, spine edges, corners; top edge of text block cut, others uncut; SIGNED on Limitation page by both Byrd and the Publisher; BL consignment; shelved case 9.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1935. First. Octavo; VG-/G+; Faded blue spine with red label and blue text; DJ age-worn, generally clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, chipping at corners and both ends of spine, open tears at top corners, chipping at repaired semi-open tear along top edge of front cover, light chipping along tail edge, open tear along back cover edge of spine top, open tear near back cover tail corner, spine sun-faded to the point of near illegibility, DJ protected by book jacket cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise clean, name of previous owner and other notations inscribed on front free-end paper, light pencil marginalia towards end of text; fore and tail edges deckled, top edge gilt intact; pp 255.
Cadiz, OH: Harrison o. Genealogical Society, 1986. Reprinted. Large quarto; VG-/no-DJ; black spine without text; originally published in 1875, reprinted in 1986; cloth has slight wear to exterior; gilt text to front; some light scratches to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated.
Indianapolis, New York and Kansas City: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1967. First. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine with blue and brown illustration band, red band, and black, red and white text; dustjacket has minimal edgewear, light staining and discoloration/scuffing to covers; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; 208pp.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1959. Octavo; pp 638; G/no-DJ; dark red spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. I, 1777-1804; vol. II, 1812-1826; black slipcase shows rubbed, worn corners; minor chips to edges; has lightly rubbed exterior; cloths have slightly sunned spines; boards show mild wear to exteriors; bumped tail fore corners; sturdy boards; text blocks show slight wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; previous owner's name to ffeps; frontispieces;.
Cleveland: The world Publishing Company, 1966. Facsimile edition. Tall quarto in vellum with cloth ties; King James I coat of arms on front cover; pale blue case, velvet lined, with black and white illustration on front cover; VG/VG; case has moderate soiling and slight mark in the back; book in very good condition; slightly slanted forward due to thick vellum; includes pamphlet with historical introduction and bibliographical notes; shelved on front table; GP consignment; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886. Octavo; pp 519; Fair/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth has noticeable soiling to exterior; rubbed to edges; some fraying to spine edges; chipped spine head edge; text block shows age toning to exterior edge; interior clean; cracking to front gutter; slightly cocked spine.
Providence, RI: Brown University Press, 1973. Octavo; G+/VG-; Green and black illustrated spine with white text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, light rubbing and chipping at corners and both ends of spine, chipping and small closed tear along top edge of back cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock generally clean aside from numerous underlined and annotated passages, several pages have dogeared corners, name of previous owner inscribed on front free-end paper, date and location of importance to previous owner inscribed on back free-end paper; pp 221.
Fort Collins, CO: The Old Army Press, 1974. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 168; G+/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning toward exterior edges; 1/4 bound blue spine with ivory boards; slight wear to edges; small gilt illustrated crossed swords to front; minor splaying to boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; intact binding; frontispiece; inscribed by authors to ffep.