Vienne: De L'imprimerie Imperiale et Royale, 1815. First Edition. Small Quarto, , 334,  pages; VG; bound in 3/4 leather, green label with gilt titling, tree calf patterned paper boards; pattered endpapers; small bookplate to front pastedown; mild scattered foxing; wide margins; minor archival repair to fore edge of page 1; mild rubbing and wear to boards; With a Preamble, 121 Articles, and 18 Annexes; with errata in rear; text in French; shelved case 9.
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Hartford, CT: 1809. First Edition. Octavo, 16 pages; VG-; stitched pamphlet, with contemporary stitching retained; protected in a mylar sleeve; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; lower right corner of first page missing, with small amount of text loss; some foxing and age-toning; pages clean; RW consignment; shelved Case 7.
nd [19th Century]. Small Octavo; G; 16 leaves; Riviere and Son binding; On polished paper, rounded naskh hand, tables headed in red, three columns, nine to fifteen examples with fine script below, within gilt rule borders. Some marginal annotations; Persian and undated, though likely 19th century; Incomplete. Leaves dampstained with some loss of border rules and some blurring and loss of text mostly to preliminary leaves; Notes in a later Persian hand on first and last pages; Old paper repair to border rules. The red morocco binding by Riveire and Sons has some edge wear, and bumping, front joint is cracked; "Persian Manuscript" in small gilt lettering on spine. TH Consignment; Shelved case 3.
This heavily retouched 8x10 photo of the Lunts dining with Lawrence Farrell, their acting company manager, may have been taken at Schellhase's restaurant in Baltimore MD. The photo is inscribed to the Schellhases and probably dates from the preview tour of "Taming of the Shrew when the Lunts dined there every night they were in Baltimore. The photo, mounted to stiff cardboard, is in Fair to Good condition with very faded ink. The inscription and signatures are readable if you hold it to the light at the right angle. Schellhase's Restaurant in Baltimore MD, owned by C H Otto Schellhase and Frieda Schellhase, operated from 1924 to 1980 and is "remembered for its heavy draperies and even heavier food." H.L. Mencken made it famous as the meeting place for his Saturday Night club. Mencken's influence led many in the world of the arts to gather there. Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullivan were married in Baltimore in 1931 and had their reception at Schellhase's. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne ate there every night while touring in "The Taming of the Shrew." The walls of Schellhase's gave testimony to its popularity with theatre types, being covered in signed photos of the many Broadway and Hollywood performers who stopped there in the 1930s, '40s, '50s and into the 1960s. -Shelved in Schellhase binder [consignment].
1816. First Edition. Octavo, 104 pages; VG; bound in modern marbled paper wraps; mild aging to pages; boldly signed R. Rush on cover, from his own library. Great American Statesman, Author, Editor, and Patriot who played a ket role with John Quincy Adams and Jmes Monroe in proclaiming the Monroe Doctrine. Was U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, and Agent to secure the Smithson Bequest to establish the Smithsonian Institute. Richard Rush was thr son of Dr. Benjamin Rush, Founding Father and Surgeon General for the Continental Army during the American Revolution. Excellent magazine content includes a poem about the Wasp and letters that are signed in type print by Commodore William Bainbridge. Shelved case 1.
London: J. Dodsley, 1773. Third Edition. Octavo, 268 pages, 259 pages; vol. 5 ONLY; G; ex-library; contemporary full calf binding; spine paneled, with dark red and black labels with gilt lettering and design; marked shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped and boards exposed; both joints split; crown and tail of spine missing; both hinges starting; binding shaken; Howard University bookplate at front pastedown; pages clean; shelved above Case 1.
London: J. Dodsley, 1765. First Edition. Octavo, 192 pages, 284 pages; vol. 7 ONLY; G; ex-library; contemporary full calf binding; spine paneled, with dark red and black labels with gilt lettering and design; marked shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped and boards exposed; both joints split; crown and tail of spine missing; both hinges starting; binding shaken; Howard University bookplate at front pastedown; pages clean; shelved above Case 1.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1779. First Edition. Octavo in good condition only; bound in full 19th century polished calf; pair morocco spine labels [red/green]; five  raised bands on spines; front board detached; spine ends worn down; corners worn and showing; previous owner bookplate front paste-down; text block remains solid and contents are very good. [Spines; heavily worn gilt leather with red/green spine labels]. -Shelve above case 1.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1781. First Edition. Octavo in poor condition; bound in full 19th century polished calf; pair morocco spine labels [red/green]; five  raised bands on spines; rear board detached; spine ends worn down; corners worn and showing; previous owner bookplate front paste-down; text block remains solid and contents are very good. Light foxing throughout [Spines; heavily worn gilt leather with red/green spine labels]. -Shelve above case 1.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1783. First Edition. Octavo in good condition only; bound in full 19th century polished calf; pair morocco spine labels [red/green]; five  raised bands on spines; boards attached but have major wear at hinges; split start between front free endpapers; spine ends worn down; corners worn and showing; previous owner bookplate front paste-down; text block remains solid and contents are very good. [Spines; heavily worn gilt leather with red/green spine labels]. -Shelve above case 1.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1792. First Edition. Octavo in good condition only; bound in full 19th century polished calf; pair morocco spine labels [red/green]; five  raised bands on spines; boards attached; spine ends worn down; corners worn and showing; previous owner bookplate front paste-down; text block remains solid and contents are very good. [Spines; heavily worn gilt leather with red/green spine labels]. Shelve above case 1.
New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications, 2007. Quarto; pp 181; VG/VG; red spine with white text; dust jacket show minimal shelf wear to exterior; minor bumping to edges; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Russian text; arts - American; shelved in American Art.
Bruxelles: Credit COmmunal de Belgique, 1977. Large Octavo, 165 pages; G; ivory spine with black text; covers have slight shelf wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; sticker to rear pastedown; French and Dutch text; shelved in African Art.
[London?]: [n.pub], 1705. First Edition. Octavo, , 257 pages, ; VG-; Dark brown leather banded spine with gilt lettering; Embossed graphic design on front and back cover; Boards have moderate wear to top corners and head of spine, cracking to leather at hinges near head of spine, and light wear to bottom corners and along hinges; Text-block has mild age-toning to edges, light foxing to free-end pages, and a bookplate with the Pitt family coat of arms on the front paste-down.; RW consignment; shelved case 8 1/4.
Stockholm: Arvinius+Orfeus, 2014. First edition. Quarto in orange cloth with brown and grey DJ in brodart; VG/VG; spine white with black letters; end pages slightly soiled; DJ, boards, paper and text in good condition; pp. 216; contains series of interviews and photographs in color and black and white; shelved in Architecture (Theory) section.
London: Deputies of Christopher Barker [i.e. Jan Fredericksz Stam], 1599 [i.e. 1633]. Small Quarto; G; bound in 3/4 black leather, brown cloth boards; rebacked with spine preserved; paneled spine with gilt lettering; text block with red specks; , 190, 1-8, 11-16, 18-127, , 3-121, ; A-Z4, &6, 2A7, 2B3-8, 2C2-8, 2D-2P8, 2Q7, 3A-3Q8, 3R4; some pages have scrap paper used to repair pages or reinforce binding; some pages have both open and closed tears, intermittent ink marginalia; mild tide-marks and wear throughout; two separate title pages for each part, plus engraved title page; engraved title page has been repaired; with the 'Breeches' translation in Genesis; shelved case 4.
Coloniae Agrippinae [Cologne]: Sumpt. Balthasaris ab Egmond et Sociorum, 1682. Small octavo, , 864 pages; G; Bound in full red leather with gilt tooling and titling; marbled endpapers; bumping and rubbing at edges and corners of binding and to raised bands of spine; several scratches to front board.. Text block edges gilt; two silk bookmarks sewn in. This copy was bound by a previous owner to be as compact as possible: only the engraved title page remains of the front and back matter, and the edges have been closely trimmed so that no marginal cross references or other text remain. Even the headings have been largely trimmed away. Ownership inscription in an old hand on title page. Text block somewhat age-toned. JR Consignment; shelved Case 4.
Nürnberg: Johann Andreä Endterischen Handlung, 1788. Elephant folio, , 1181,  pages; Fair; bound in period blind-tooled vellum covered boards, hardened leather spine with metal rivets, metal corners to boards; moderate wear and rubbing to binding, peeling to edges, small glue repair to spine; most of the straps gone, remnants of claps present; first frontispiece and title page detached, damaged with parts entirely missing; foxing and age-toning throughout; With 20 full-page plates: 2 frontispieces, 12 portraits, and 6 biblical scenes; Title page in red and black lettering; illustrated with approximately 200 4 x 7" in-text partial-page woodcuts; shelved case 4.
Amsterdam: J. Wetstein, 1742. Octavo, 485,  pages; VG-; bound in contemporary full acid-washed calf, paneled spine with gilt stamping, morocco label with gilt titling; moderate shelfwear and rubbing, some letaher worn off of board edges; some bowing to front board; edges of text block dyed red; with two title pages, one for Janvier, Fevrier, & Mars, and one for Avril, Mai, & Juin; Tome Vingt-Huit only; shelved case 3.
New York: Dell Publishing, 1962. Comic Book; VG/FN. Minor wear to cover (creasing and wrinkling); small partial tear front cover (edge wear) and two partial tears to back cover (small tear to bottom corner and ~1.5” triangle-shaped tear to upper corner; appears to have been cut and removed); extra staple applied (adjacent to upper staple); slight roll visible from back. RH Consignment; Shelved Case 8 1/4.
Oxford: John Baskett / T. Wood and S. Palmer, 1719/1723. Thick Small Quarto, unpaginated; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather, paneled spine with no lettering; boards diced; moderate rubbing and wear to binding; some margins cute close but without loss to text; 6 lines of ink writing to verso of ffep; mild age-toning to pages; The Book of Common Prayer: Printed by John Baskett in 1719, The Holy Bible: Printed by John Baskett in 1723, The Whole Book of Psalms: Printed by T. Wood and S. Palmer in 1723; EH consignment; Case 4.
London: by Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most Excellent Maiestie, 1615. Large octavo; , , , 151,  pages; VG-; Bound by Jon Robbins in full diced black leather; previous spine labels preserved; very minor shelf wear to lower edges of boards; a few scratches to boards; spine lightly tanned. The Booke of Common Prayer, The Psalter or Psalmes of David each with individial title pages, imprints, and pagination. Title within ornamental border; title vignette. All edges gilt. At foot of titlepage, xylographic: Cum priuilegio. In two parts: The booke of common prayer (last leaf: Q⁶); Signatures: a¹² B⁸ A⁸ ²B¹⁰ C-N⁸ O¹⁰ P⁸ Q⁶; ²A-²K⁸. Titlepage, sigs. a12v and sigs. B1-B8 printed in red and black. One column, black letter.; [Bound with] The vvhole book of Psalmes: collected into English meeter, by Thomas Sternhold, Iohn Hopkins, and others. Conferred with the Hebrew: with apt notes to sing them withall. London : printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1615.; Front endpaper with 17th cent. ink notes (birth records?) in Latin with archival backing. Two other front endpapers with early ink notes. Booke of Common Prayer with ink name to title page. Minor soiling throughout. Archival repair to A4-6 (Morning Prayer). marginal staining; fore-edges gnawed; Booke of Psalmes lacking Q1-3.; JR Consignment. Case 4 Oversized item(s). Will require additional postage for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller for additional information.
London: Christopher Barker and John Bill, 1660. A broadside printing of a proclamation issued by King Charles II calling for the arrest of Edward Whalley and William Goffe as regicides. Silked on verso and stitched into 19th-century marbled paper boards, with leather label on front cover. Boards measure 5.5" x 9"; Broadside (unfolded) measures 10.5" x 17". Boards age-toned and lightly rubbed; broadside age-toned and in near-fine condition.; shelved case 7.
London: printed for G. Bedel, and T. Collins, and are to be sold at their shop at the Middle-Temple-gate in Fleetstreet, 1654. Quarto, , 347, ; , 160, 181-355 [i.e. 255],  pages; VG-; Bound by Jon Robbins in modern period-style diced calf; spine lightly tanned. Text block with gilt edges. Case 7; JR Consignment.
Lexington, KY: Transylvania University, 1823. First Edition. Octavo, 16 pages; G+; stitched pamphlet binding; some shelf wear and soiling; protected in a mylar envelope; modern pencil notes at front cover; some age-toning and foxing throughout; modern purple check marks throughout; RW consignment; shelved Case 7.
Manchester: Joseph Harrop, 1765-1767. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in full brown calf, paneled spine with gilt lettering; mild rubbing and wear to boards; lacking Apocrypha; The New Testament has separate title-page dated 1765, and a separate sequences of part numbers.; 'To God the Father,' last page in volume, with archival backing; Published in parts, with engravings; 18th century family genealogy written on verso of frontispiece; some tide-marks; shelved front case.
1816. first edition; rebound. thick 12mo in 1/2 brown cloth and leatherette with six-band embossed spine; gold letters on burgundy frame; VG; tightly rebound; minimal soiling; paper wobbling with occasional creases; text clean; last part has brief sentences in Greek with Latin translations and interpretations; pp. 510; in good condition; shelved in Case # 3.
Beijing: China Federation of Literary and Art Circles Publishing Corporation. 1998. First edition. Tall, thick folio in dark brown and pink illustrated DJ with gold Chinese characters on spine, with case; VG/VG; in very good condition; large frontispiece photograph of artist; contains 190 full page color plates of oil, pastels, sketches and ink works; please contact us for shipping costs; oversized endcap between China and India.
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1828. Third Edition. Octavo, xvi, -644 pages + 18 numbered plates. Very good-; Bound in full brown calf with black leather label to spine; Rubbing and fraying to boards and spine, particularly at edges and corners of boards and at head and tail of spine; Wear to joints; Book label of previous owner pasted to front free endpaper; Plates IX and X with significant closed tears at spine, not impacting images; Text block age-toned and foxed. MF consignment. Shelved Case 13.
London: John Johnson at the Harp and Crown, 1763. Octavo hardcover, unpaginated; VG; Spine green with gilt letters; rebound in green cloth boards, leatherette spine; text age toned, foxed mostly on margins; spine with some chipping and rubbing; boards with some shelf wear to corners; fold-out fingering chart and ~3 pages written instruction; over 20 pages with music notation; GP Consignment; shelved case 12.
London: A. Millar, 1752. First Edition. 12mo, 341 pages, ; G+; Full calf binding; Banded spine with blank paper labels; Boards show significant cracking to leather along joints, light wear to edges, moderate wear to head and tail of spine, and slight warping to back cover; Text-block has very light age-toning to edges.; RW consignment; shelved case 7.
Washington, D.C. Thomas Allen, 1837. Octavo, , 222 pages, ; VG-; Full leather, with tooled covers and spine, gilt graphics and lettering; Boards show moderate wear to edges and joints of spine, some small cracks to joints near head of spine, and very light shelf-wear overall; Text-block has very light age-toning; Ruled blank pages interspersed between each page, unpaginated; Personal copy of Richard Thomas, President of the Maryland State Senate from 1836-1843; Nameplate of Thomas is placed on front cover, in gilt lettering; Ten pages of handwritten material, presumably in Thomas' hand, appears on ruled pages at pp. 90-99, listing the Rules of the Maryland Senate adopted for the December 1839 session.; RW consignment; shelved case 8 1/4.
Paris: D. Pierres and Pissot, 1783. First French Edition. Octavo, , 540 pages; VG-; Bound in contemporary mottled sheep with morocco label and gilt ornamentation to spine; Boards show light plus bumping to corners, light plus wear to joints and head/tail of spine, and light shelf wear overall; Textblock has very light foxing to edges.; shelved case 7.
London: Harrison and Co., 1792. Oblong Quarto, 122 leaves; VG; bound in three quarters green morocco, marbled boards, paneled spine with gilt, maroon morocco label with gilt titling; with 60 plates and matching leaves of text, lacking only text for plate 36, Wycliffe Hall, Yorkshire, with title page and advertisement leaf, index in rear, index listing only the first 50 plates; text sheet for plate 11, Farnham, has a small hole in the 'FA' of title, plate 16, Howth, has a pinprick hole in plate; shelved above Mythology.
New York: Love Romances Pub, Co., 1950. Comic Book; VG-. Wear to cover with creasing, wrinkling, and edge wear; minor abrasions to front and back covers with loss of ½” square of cover; stress marks and wear to spine with small partial tears; moderate staple tears (cover is loose but still partially attached); back cover shows evidence of minor water damage; slight roll visible; age toning to pages; minor water spots to a few pages but, otherwise, only minor creasing. RH consign; shelve case 8 1/4.
Lovanii: Apud Hieronymum Wellaeum, 1566. 193 numbered leaves (386 pp.). Text in Latin. Small octavo in an early vellum binding. Cropping to handwritten marginalia indicates that the volume has been rebound at least once. Condition: Very Good. The vellum is somewhat soiled and the boards slightly warped. Minor insect damage to spine. The pastedowns have torn in several places due to shrinking vellum, but the binding is overall very tight. There are some pencilled notes on endpapers and in margins and ink marginalia throughout the body of the text. The interior is age-toned. Dimensions 4 x 5.875 x 1.125 inches. Shelved case 3.
Patavii [Padua]: Ex Typographia Seminarii. Apud Joannem Manfre. 1749. 14th edition. Octavo; , 596, , 103,  pages; VG-; Bound in early vellum with partial title written on spine. Expected discoloration and warping to vellum, with rubbing and wear to edges and corners, tears at head and tail of spine, open tear to vellum on front board near spine. Crease to lower corner of rear board. Slip of paper with handwritten notes pasted to lower edge of front pastedown. With half title. [Bound with]: De Jubilaeo, praesertim anni sancti, ac de indulgentiis universim enchiridion. Auctore P. Dominico Viva Societatis Jesu. Patavii [Padua]: Ex Typographia Seminarii. Apud Joannem Manfre. 1749. Library stamp reading "Shadowbrook Lenox, Mass." on front pastedown; another stamp from Weston College in Weston, Massachusetts on title page, p. 178, and on final page. A slip of paper identifying the volume affixed to the lower margin of the front pastedown. Text block lightly age-toned and somewhat foxed. An ex-library copy with usual markings, including library stamps to front pastedown, title page, and several other pages. Small open tears to lower corner of pp. 91-end, and to upper fore edge of p. 103. JR Consignment. Case 7ds.
Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto; 599 pages; VG/VG; spine emerald with white text; dust jacket protected with mylar; mild shelfwear to dust jacket, including a few small chips to the front cover; textblock clean; ink name to ffep; black and white and full color photography throughout; shelved Artists A-F.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1978. First Edition Thus. Small octavo; 5 volumes; VG; quarter blue leather binding with gilt titling to paneled spines, housed in VG blue cloth slipcase with a blue removal ribbon; mild shelfwear to covers; textblocks clean, if mildly sunken; 3115 black and white plates throughout the 4 non-index volumes; shelved above Childrens.