Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1833. Octavo, xx, , 22-380 pages; G; bound in publisher's blue cloth, titling to spine completely gone, remnants of ex-library label to spine; fraying and weakening to both hinges, spine peeling up along rear hinge, rubbing and general wear, water-stain to top edge of front board; mild foxing and toning throughout; ink name to ffep, sfep, rear pastedown; bookplate of the 'Woodlawn Library Association of Friends' to the front pastedown; Map bound in at page 253, largely detached from binding, but with 3cm at top attached to binding; Printed on thin paper; binding cracked at map; hand-colored; As Fine an example of the map bound in as can be found, this copy with no tears to the folds and only the slightest of wear to the extremities; David Rumsey: "the 'eagle' map is most extraordinary and rare: it shows an eagle superimposed in engraving and color on the United States, with the Talons in Florida, the eye in Vermont, and the wings spreading west to the Missouri Territory. It is beautifully done." consignment; shelved case 3.
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1883. Second Edition, Revised, Fourth Thousand. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in brick cloth, black stamping to front boards, blind stamping to rear boards, gilt titling to spines; mild shelfwear and rubbing; Volume 1 with one leaf of undated ads in rear, volume 2 with four leaves of undated ads in rear; gift inscription to ffeps; Stated 'Second Edition, Revised, Fourth Thousand', but actually a reissue from the plates with only the date changed.; shelved case 10.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1950. Limited Edition, #369/1500. Octavo, 2 vols.; VG; full navy cloth bindings; spines with black leather labels with gilt lettering; housed in G+ blue-green marbled slipcase; mild shelf wear and soiling; signed flat at limitations page by Front, Nason, and Rogers; hand-numbered 369 at limitations page; pages clean; shelved Case 9 3/4.
Minneapolis, Minn. Minneapolis Star and Tribune, 1955. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 134 pages; VG; bound in red puffy faux leather, gilt titling to front cover; mild shelfwear; all edges gilt; Inscribed in the ffep "To Victor Cohn for his tolerance and kindness from Basil O'Connor December 1955"; shelved case 10.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 218 pages; G+/none; bound in publishers dark green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blind-stamped title and authors name on front board; board cloth is slightly rubbed, water-stains to edges of boards, extending to margins of endpapers; small staining to spine; front board with small vertical crease, visible on pastedown; removed bookplate from ffep; small signs of tape removal to top and bottom edges of both pastedowns, possibly from removal of a protective cover or jacket; Has the following first printing text points: 1) Scribner seal on copyright page, and no subsequent printing statements; 2) page 60, line 16: "chatter" not "echolalia"; 3) page 119, line 22: "northern" not "southern"; 4) page 205, lines 9-10: "sick in tired" not "sickantired"; 5) page 211, lines 7-8: "Union Street Station" not "Union Station."; 6) page 165, line 16 says "it's"; shelved case 2.
London: Day and Son, [c. 1860]. Second Edition. Octavo, unpaginated; VG-; bound in full red calf binding, with gilt design; early 20th century rebacking, with previous boards and most of spine preserved; spine paneled, with gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear and soiling; mild wear to corners; all edges gilt; blue ribbon bookmark; some age-toning and foxing throughout textblock; illustrated with 39 limited-color lithograph plates plus vignette title page; pages clean; shelved Case 9.
New York: Macmillan, 1951. Third Edition. 13 Volumes; VG-/VG- to G Jackets; Tan Jackets with navy lettering; Complete in 13 Volumes; Jackets have some tearing at the edges; Spines sunned; Boards show some wear at the edges and corners bumped; Spines slightly cocked; Bindings tight; Interiors toned; Shelved above US political bio.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, x, 257 pages; VG/VG-; tan spine with dark blue text; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '17s. 6d. net', slight chipping to head of spine, slight toning and shelfwear; cloth exterior has slight vertical streak to front board; remnants of single fold to the upper fore corners of pages 63-70; scarce in dust jacket; shelved case 10.
New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, 1999. Advance Reader's Copy. Octavo, 448 pages; VG-; softcover; spine red and black, with silver lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; spine slightly cocked; mild soiling and fading to covers; faint stain at page 254; small soiled spots at lower and fore edge of textblock; pages clean; JH consignment; shelved Case 2.
New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, 1999. Advance Reader's Copy. Octavo, 352 pages; VG-; softcover; spine pictorial, with silver lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; spine slightly cocked; mild water damage to bottom of pages 95-102; light-colored speckling to pages 171-172; JH consignment; shelved Case 2.
Paris: Marcel Lubineau, 1970. Limited Edition, #756/1200. Quartos, 3 volumes; VG; housed in publisher's matching slipcase and two-fold, gilt titling to spines; minor wear to slipcases; volumes in sheets; Limited Edition, #756/1200, one of the 1050 copies on 'velin de Rives'; with 54 works by Henry Lemarié reproduced in color, including 3 frontispieces and 51 large in-text; shelved above US Pol Bios.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1948. First US Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 271 pages; VG/VG; spine brown with beige titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.00', mild shelfwear, including small creases, rubbing to corners, small staining to rear cover; interior clean; scarce in any condition, but especially with the dust jacket; shelved case 10.
Paris: Seghers, 1963. Limited Edition, #41/75. Octavo, 207 pages; VG/VG-; loose signatures house in printed red wraps protected in publisher's glassine; glassine with some small chipping and wear; #41 of 75 copies of the deluxe edition on Vergé de Hollande; Unpublished texts presented and annotated by Robert D. Valette. Illustrated with various documents in black in and out of text; text in french; shelved case 0.
London: published by R. Bowyer, Historic Gallery, Pall Mall, & J. Fittler, No. 62, Upper Charlotte Street, 1795. Quartos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full straight-grain red morocco, spines with gilt ruling and titling; gilt dentelles; all edges gilt; some mild rubbing and wear, primarily to hinges and spines; Henry Bowen's bookplate to front pastedowns; Illustrated with Sixty-Two Copper-Engraved Plates from the Old Masters The title pages are engraved. Additional title page without imprint. The New Testament has separate title page without imprint. shelved case 4.
Norfolk: New Directions, 1957. First Edition, First Printing, Limited #34/75. Quarto, 112 pages; VG; bound in oversize boards, hand-painted by Patchen; both board covers and spine painted in a wraparound scene, rear pastedown with painted limitation, #34/75, and signed in paint; spine with some chipping to paint, primarily to head to spine, covers with consistent mild rubbing and wear, including chipping; some staining to endpapers from paint; shelved case 0.
New York: Grove Press, 1959. First US Edition, First Printing. Oblong octavo, VG-/G+; spine white, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$7.50'; some shelf wear and soiling; mild age-toning to jacket overall; small closed tear to upper and lower edge each of jacket front; long closed crack at jacket front; crown and tail of jacket spine missing; small chip missing at upper and lower edges of jacket back; tape repairs at interior of jacket; three small chips in fabric at upper edge of front board; Library of Congress Surplus stamp at front free endpaper; profusely illustrated with black and white photos; shelved Case 11.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1927. First Trade Edition, First Impression. Small Octavo, x, 103,  pages; VG; bound in publisher's deluxe binding, full red limp calf pictorially stamped in gilt, spine gilt; housed in publisher's original unrestored dark gray paper-covered cardboard box with white paper labels; box with very mild shelfwear, slight splitting beginning to bottom edge, corners; with original plain glassine wrapper, some tattering to edges, front flap detached by present; all edges gilt; shelved case 2.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928. First Trade Edition, First Impression. Small Octavo, xii, 178,  pages; VG; bound in publisher's deluxe binding, full red limp calf pictorially stamped in gilt, spine gilt; housed in publisher's original unrestored dark gray paper-covered cardboard box with white paper labels; box with very mild shelfwear, very slight splitting beginning to bottom edge; with original plain glassine wrapper, very mild wear to corners; all edges gilt; shelved case 2.
Milan: Franco Maria Ricci, 1981. Limited First Edition, #3430/5000. Quarto, 2 vols., 127 pages, 127 pages, 108+128 plates; VG; full black silk bindings; spines with gilt lettering; housed in VG- black linen and paper slipcases, with blue paper labels with black lettering and design; mild shelf wear and scuffing to slipcases; letter to the reader loose within in Italian and English; profusely illustrated in full color; text in asemic language; signed flat by Serafini and stamped 3430 at vol. 2 colophon, limited edition of 5000 copies; pages clean; shelved Case 11.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1916. First Edition, First Printing, First State. Octavo, 99 pages; VG; rebound in three quarters brown calf, marbled boards, paneled spine with gilt titling; top edge gilt; mild rubbing; Signed on the sfep by Robert Frost in Walnut Hills, Cincinnati June 8, 1922. below is pasted a headshot of Frost; First Edition, First Printing, First State, with the errors on pages 88 and 93; CN consignment; shelved case 0.
[Great Britain]: [n.p.], [circa 1840-1860]. Octavo, unpaginated; VG; bound in an unsigned mid-nineteenth century polished red calf, double gilt rules to boards, paneled spine with gilt tooling; front board with 'CYPHERS' in gilt surrounded by gilt oval of leaves, rear board matching but with 'L. LEFROY'; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; verso of ffep with a pasted image of flowers, recto of sfep with pasted image of birds; all leaves with hand-ruled borders in red and black.; With 1159 names and 1475 monograms (many hand-colored); The index sorts some by rank, being Dukes, Duchess, Marquis, Marchioness, Earl, Countess, Viscounts, Viscountess, Barons, and Baroness.; 122 numbered leaves (actually 135), plus 9 leaves of an index by rank, 1 blank ruled page following. There are stubs between most leaves, presumably by the binder to allow the binding to open. The insertion of the monograms has had some effect, with the leaves being slightly wavey and the glue/color slightly bleeding or offsetting.; A Victorian aristocratic compilation, it opens with three monograms for Queen Victoria and extends through to the Honorable Mrs. White. The inclusion of Prince Albert's monogram on page 1 implies a creation date between 1840-1860, although it was probably a product of years if not decades to collect and assemble.; SN consignment; shelved case 3.
Boston: James H. Earle, 1893. Third Edition. Octavo, 220 page; VG; bound in publisher's original pictorial olive cloth with sepia inset of a slave cabin on the front cover, spine with gilt block and olive titling; mild rubbing; floral end paper; pulp paper heavily toned, as usual, but not brittle; Frontispiece of the author; shelved case 1.
New York: Harper & Row, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 283 pages; VG-/VG-; spine black with white titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$12.95', mild wear and rubbing, including small closed tear to front lower edge, upper rear edge; top edge red; signed flat on the ffep by Freeman Dyson; shelved case 10.
New York: William K. Bell Publications, 1956. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 147 pages; VG; bound in publisher's orange wraps, black titling; mild fading to spine, mild wear; small indent to fore edge; Inscribed "For Dr. Lisle L. Carter, an old friend from across the years" by William Bell on the copyright page; shelved case 1.
New York: Crown Publisher's, Inc., 1956. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 316 pages; VG-/none; quarter bound in publisher's beige cloth, red paper boards, brown titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing; Inscribed and Signed by Langston Hughes on the ffep in his characteristic green ink to Lisle Carter Jr., and additionally signed by Meltzer directly below; scarce found signed; shelved case 1.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1948. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 262 pages; G-/G-; spine pink faded to white and grey with white titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.75', fading to spine, chipping to all extremities, including head and tail of spine, front hinge; water-staining to fore and lower edges of boards; Signed flat by Smith in blue ink on the ffep, small bleed onto front flap; First Edition, Second Printing, before publication; extremely scarce signed; shelved case 6.
New York: Bloomsbury, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 274 pages; VG/VG; spine white with red titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$25.95,' 'Borders Autographed Copy' sticker to front cover, mild wear and rubbing; Signed flat by Bourdain on the title page; First Edition, First Printing; shelved case 12.
Nashville, Tenn. A. M. E. Church Sunday School Union, 1895. First Edition. Octavo, 288 pages; VG; bound in bright blue cloth, gilt titling to spine and front cover; slight fading to spine, mild wear and rubbing; faded toning, possibly water, to the edges of the front board; top edge of rear board with some staining; interior age-toned; Inscribed by C. S. Smith to Addie Hunton on the sfep, dated Dec. 31, 1897 in Nashville, Tenn.; scarce, especially signed; shelved case 9.
New York: PPP Editions; Roth Horowitz, 2001. Deluxe Issue, #68/101 Copies. Quarto, 305,  pages; VG; bound in full black goatskin, embossed title to spine; top edge gilt; Japanese silk bookmark; housed in blue/gray Japanese silk slipcase, very mild wear; Also issued in a trade edition and a limited edition, this is the Deluxe Edition, #68/101 copies signed by the essayists Richard Benson, May Castleberry, Jeffrey Fraenkel, Daido Moriyama, Shelley Rice and Neville Wakefield, the authors Vince Aletti and David Levi Strauss, and the editor Andrew Roth.; shelved case 11.