New York City: Hart Publishing Company, 1965. Large Octavo; G-/paperback; pp 192; ivory spine with black text; covers show sunned spine; moderate wear to exterior; slight creases to front; rubbing wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; minor cracking to front gutter; profusely illustrated.
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2007. First Edition. Oblong Large Quarto: VG/VG: Very deep purple spine with gold text: DJ has very light shelfwear, some sticker residue to upper front corner, rest of DJ clean: Boards are strong and clean with rubbing to edges, binding solid: Textblock is clean: First Edition: 395 pp.
Cincinnati: Market Street Press, 1995. Signed Limited Edition. 4to., 207pp., 4pp. subscribers; VG; paneled green leather spine with gilt lettering; housed in a VG green cloth slipcase, very minor shelfwear; green ribbon; top edge of text block gilt; SIGNED on limitation page by Weaver, Olman, and Olman; of an edition of 300 signed and numbered copies, this is copy number 205; shelved case 12.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1993. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Gray spine with maroon/black text; DJ has light edgewear, 1" adhesive mark on front cover/upper spine, few marks and faint stains on rear cover head; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock shows moderate but faint foxing/marks on exterior edges, light highlighting on few pages, otherwise clean; 319pp.
Osceola, WI: MBI Publishing Company, 2000. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 192; G/G; blue spine with orange/light blue/black text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; small "signed" sticker to spine; some rubbing to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated with numerous color photographs; inscribed author;.
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1929. Limited Edition. Limited Edition, 850 copies; Octavo; VG- condition hardcover; Red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing on spine edges, circular cup mark on rear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has Ex-Libris book plate on front paste down, cracking on front inner hinges, cracking on gutter between p176 and 177, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 313.
London: Collins, 1936. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, age toned spine, rubbing on edges, bumping to corners, open tear on front edge, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on edges and small water stain on fore edge bottom corner, foxing on a few pages, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 259.
London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1900. Octavo; VG- condition hardcover; Green fabric spine with gilded text and illustrations. Boards have wear, age toned spine, rubbing on edges, bumping on corners, tears on ends of spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has age toned deckled edges, foxing to a few pages, previous bookstore's stamp on front paste down, cracking on rear inner hinges, cracking on gutter between p64 and 65, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 287.
Leicester: Edgar Backus, 1934. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with darkened gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, age toned spine, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor wear and staining on edges, foxing on a few pages, tiny open tears on front paste down and end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 292.
London: Pittman Warwick Square, 1844. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Greed leather spine with red label and gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, bumping to corners, age toned spine, spine is slightly cocked, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has cracked inner hinges, cracking on gutter between p.202 and 203, foxing and age toning on pages, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 400.
London: JOSEPH ROGERSON, 1846. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Black leather spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, bumping to corners, cracking on front joint, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on edges and some pages, lightly age toned, small embossed label of previous book store on first blank page, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 144.
New York: St. Martin's Press Inc., 1987. First edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Brown spine with off-white text; Dust jacket is slightly sunned & rubbed exterior with some minor edge wear, otherwise intact; Boards have slight shelf wear with lightly rubbed edges, otherwise clean and sturdy panels; Text block has darkened very slightly due to age with deckled fore edge and good binding; pp 291.
New Braunfels: Bob Pease Accuracy, 1979-1989. Octavo; 4 volumes; G+; Paperback; Spine, black plastic comb binding; Covers are blue, cream, yellow, or tan with black print, slight edgewear, slight smudging on front of vols. 2-3; Text blocks clean and tight; 4 volumes (28, 28, 25, 28 pages), illustrated.
Sparkford, UK: Haynes Publshing, 2010. First Edition. Quarto, 207 pages; VG/VG-; spine is blue-gray with black and yellow lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with a small closed tar on the top of the back cover; binding and pages clear; signed by Pelé on the ffep; shelved case 13.
New York: Workman Publishing Inc, 2010. Square quarto. VG/VG DJ. White, blue, grey, yellow, brown, and green spine with white text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge of the inside flap of the front dj; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 308.
Lausanne: International Amateur Wrestling Federation, 1993. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 1014/1500 copies; G/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red with yellow print; DJ has slight edgewear, label taped to spine, else clean and bright; Boards in green cloth with gold print, cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has gilt top and front edges, white ribbon marker, clean and tight; “1994 IOC Centennial Anniversary”— title page; 149 pages + illustrated plates (some color).
New York: Crown, 1975. First. Small quarto, VG/G+ DJ. Black and blue spine with blue and white text; DJ price-clipped and a closed tear at top rear near spine and a bumped lower left front corner; Green paper and tan cloth-covered boards with red text titles; binding is tight, SIGNED on front free end page; double-sided addendum sheet laid in; textblock is clean. Pp. 177.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1974. 7th. Printing. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, 5" black color block with green text in middle of white spine with black text; dj, in protective cover, light shelf wear; HB, black cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; 338pp. SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. "The art of making, maintaining, and repairing your own rods, plugs, spinners, bucktails, nets, sinkers, and much other fishing gear". (from the dust jacket).
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1857. First Edition. Octavo, xi, 13-237; VG-; bound in publisher's embossed brown cloth, faded on spine with faded lettering; boards have some rubbing, rear board has some bubbling and staining; slight age-toning to pages; profusely illustrated with plates and figured; shelved case 10.
Roma [Rome]: Nella Stamperia del Komarek, 1762-1768. Octavos, 4 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full vellum, gilt lettering to spines; some bookworm damage to spines, minimal impact to text block; large hole to middle of spine on volume 3; speckled text block; ex-library, with expected markings, including remnants of labels to tail of spines, blind stamps and ink stains to interior, pocket to rear pastedowns; With 45 numbered plates (restarting in each volume), plus frontispiece in volume 1; shelved case 3.
Fort Washington: Datapass Corporation, 1980. Octavo. VG/Fair DJ. White spine with brown text; dustjacket has multiple moisture exposure staining, crinkled areas, and larger tears (4 inch vertically by 0.5 inch horizontal in one portion of it) on the front dj and by the spine (2.75 inches vertically); multiple creases on the back dj; some scuff marks also noted on the dj; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; fore-edge has foxing; textblock is clean.
1994. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, green without print; Cover has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight, mild bump to top corner; Signed in ink by the author’s daughter inside front cover; Text in English and Hungarian; 172 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1931. 1st American Edition. 12mo; VG/VG-; hardcover; green spine with black text; dust jacket has considerable tears, rubbing and stains to the corners and edges; boards have minor bumping to the edges and tips but are clean and strong; rear paste down, end papers, edges and margins are moderately tanned otherwise pages are clean and legible; 128p.
New York: GP Putnam's Sons, 1954. First Edition. Octavo; VG/Lacking Jacket; 246 pages; Red boards with blue and red spine. Book has been SIGNED by Povich as well as the following members of the 1954 Washington Senators: Ed Yost, Chuck Stobbs, Spec Shea, Bob Porterfield, Jim Busby, and Mickey Vernon as well as radio announcer Bob Wolff and president Calvin Griffith. Some scuffing to boards, bumping to corners. Text block is age toned as usual, otherwise free of marking. Shelve in Case 5.
Washington, D.C. Nationa Academy of Sciences, 1965. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Front pastedown has previous owner's label; Front free endpaper has cutting from DJ; Book plate on reverse side of front free endpaper; Boards have slight edgewear otherwise clean; Textblock is age toned; pp 369.
London: Arlington Books, 1961. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with yellow print; Boards in glossy paper, illustrated, yellow print, wear to spine caps, slight wear to corners, mild shelfwear, scratch to front, slight warping; Text block has spotting to edges, clean text; 45 pages, illustrated with line drawings.
Pennsylvania: Chilton Book Company, 1974. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/VG-; Spine is white, green, and brown with white text; DJ has general shelf wear, age-toning, several small closed tears along edges, some light scratches and marks, light rubbing to corners, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, light bumping to head/tail of spine and corners, joint and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, foxing on text block edges, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 185; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Saturday Review Press, 1972. First Edition. Octavo; pp 265; G/G-; blue spine with white and orange text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; minor chip to front head edge; lightly sunned spine; lightly sun darkened flaps; cloth shows slight sun darkening to exterior edges; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; inscribed by author;.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1879. Two Volume Set; Octavos; G+ condition hardcovers; Red fabric spines with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, spine is age toned and has small open tears on head, chipping to ends of spine, spines are shaken, apart from that, binding is still strong; Textblocks have cracking on inner hinges and gutters between p.256 and 257 of Vol. 2, front hinge of volume 2 repaired with office tape, cracking on gutters between p144 and 145, p. 240 and 241, Halftitle page of volume 1 detatched, otherwise free of underlining/highlighting; Vol. 1 pp 396, Vol. 2 pp 390; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York: Nick Lyons/Winchester Press, 1980. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 192; VG/G-; creamy white spine with red and black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; few chips to edges; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; lightly sun faded spine; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Kingston, Jamaica: Heinemann Publishers Caribbean Limited, 1990. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; pp 448; G/G; bright green spine with black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to edges; light sunning to exterior; small price sticker to front; mylar wraps; cloth has only slight wear to exterior; mildly rubbed edges; gilt illustration to front; mild rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; interior clean;.
Philadelphia, PA: A. J. Reach, 1912. First Edition. Octavo, 672 pages; VG-; spine is green with yellow lettering; binding has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping and creasing most prominent at the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners, both covers have rubbing, spine has heavy creasing and wear along the sides; pages have minimal blotching and age toning; profusely illustrated; shelved case 13.
Seattle, Washington: The Mountaineers, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo, 301 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut, some closed chipping and wear to edges; with thirty-three pages of full color photographs; Inscribed on ffep by Jim Whittaker (First American to summit Mt. Everest), Jim Wickwire (First American to summit K-2), Dianne Roberts (photojournalist), and Craig Anderson.; Inscribed to Ethel Kennedy, "With whom I would share any tent, in any camp, on any mountain - anywhere. Love Kisses & Bear Hugs"; Shelved case 9.
London: Paul Hamlyn Limited, 1967. Reprinted. 10mo; pp 242; G/G; black and white pictorial spine with red text; full title: A Fighting Chance: How We Rowed the Atlantic in 92 Days; dust jacket has moderate sunning to exterior; some rubbing to corner; cloth has some sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; sturdy boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; illustrated; interior has lightly toned edges; possibly inscribed by authors to dedication page.
New York: Random House, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 236 pages, VG-/VG; DJ, white spine, blue and red lettering: minimal wear to DJ, "U.S.A. $24.95 / Canada $37.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarterbound, blue matte paper spine, red matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light bumping to head, tail, and corners; slight fading to edges of boards; text-block and interior clean, with numerous black-and-white photographs on baseball instruction; INSCRIBED by Cal Ripkin, Jr. and his brother Billy Ripkin to verso of first blank page in permanent marker, inscription somewhat visible to recto of first blank page; shelved Window or Baseball.
Somerset: The R.S. Surtees Society, 1993. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Red spine with gilt design; Moderate shelf wear and age to boards, otherwise strong and clean, boards protected in a plastic type transparent cover, 6 inch open tear to plastic cover at front head edge; Binding solid; Text block clean; 408 pp.