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 nearly 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: The Century Co. 1884-1888. 4tos.; 750 pp. [Vol. 1, pub. 1884-1887], 760 pp. [Vol. 2, pub. 1888], 752 pp. [Vol. 3, pub. 1888], 836 pp. [Vol. 4, pub. 1888]; VG-; light brown leather-bound spine and boards with marbled endpapers; spine re-backed in original boards, original title blocks (maroon and black with gold lettering) affixed to new spine; strip of dark brown paper pasted to hinges of original endpapers; bumping and chipping to corners of boards; rubbing to bottom edges of boards; slight soiling to boards; scratch and rubbing to boards, Vol. 3; cocking to spine, primarily Vol. 2; fading and rubbing to marbled text-blocks; creasing to top right-hand corner of front free endpaper, Vol. 1; tear to top of verso of front free endpaper near hinge, repaired with tape (age-toned), Vol. 3; dark brown strip of paper removed from hinge of front free endpaper, tearing latter in the process, Vol. 4; ex-libris bookplates affixed to middle of front paste-downs; frontispieces; interiors clean; shelved Aisle C, above Colonial History.
Pukwana: Brule County Historical Society, 1977. Small Quarto; G+/no-DJ; Peach spine with brown text; Boards have slightly rubbed exterior surfaces with few smudges, also moderate wear along edges & corners, otherwise strong; Text block is slightly, generally ivory toned with slight wear due to handling, pages tightly bound; pp 656. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: 1913. Octavo; Fair-/no-DJ; Orange spine with black text; Boards are heavily rubbed and smudged with dark staining on exterior, wear along edges but still intact; Text block has darkened due to age with slight cracking along rear pastedown from binding; Previous owner's name on front; pp 566.
2015. Over 900 late 19th/ early 20th century postcards in both black and white, and color, documenting an actual journey that begins in California and spans to Europe, such places such as Israel, France and England. while the history is literally being made at the same time: WWI The Great Depression, and Prohibition leading up to WW2. Postcards all age-toned, most otherwise in excellent condition; some worn around the edges or torn. About 60 have been mailed (with writing & stamp on back), about 240 have been pasted into an album, and the rest are all clean. Collected in one yellow memory box w/a polka dot & ribbon, two black photo albums, and two multicolored albums, there is some wear and fraying due to its age, but in excellent cond. as is. For further details, sell or viewing, please feel free to contact us.
Boston: The Massachusetts Register, 1792. First edition. Small 6mo rebound in dark brown moire and leather; VG; 5-band embossed spine; good quality rebound; strong binding; title page and end pages discolored; paper generally faded with slight foxing around edges; one page slightly creased; in good condition; scarce; shelved in Case # 1.
New York: Leslie-Judge Co. 1913. folio, 626pp.; VG; spine brown cloth with gilt lettering; some shelfwear to corners, head and tail of spine; this collection collects the 117th volume of magazine; all pages of all issues are in excellent condition; Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper was published weekly, and this volume begins with the July 3, 1913 issue and concludes with the December 25, 1913 issue. Many engravings and illustrations are included in this wonderful bit of Americana; shelved front table.
Canajoharie, NY: Beech-Nut Packing Company, 1924. Beech-Nut Packing Co. Edition. Paperback octavo. VG- with no DJ. Brown spine with no lettering. Several small stains to the front cover, minimal fading and rubbing. Light foxing to the edges of the text block. Both hinges of the paperback cover are slightly loose. Pages clean and unmarked. 291pp.
New York: G. W. Carleton, 1877. Serial [Semi-annual run, January-June, 1876]. Quarto; good/none; blue cloth spine with gilt stamped titles; front board with black titles; and back board, blind with stamped lines; ex libris, signature; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 668 pp.; illus., steel engraved portraits per issue w/tissue guards; all edges, peppered; binding shaken; front hinge, split start; all edges and corners, wear, chipping, and abrasions; spine, sunned; boards, some spot discoloration and staining; else very good.
New York: J. & J. Harper, 1832. Revised. Octavo; good/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and faux raised bands; ex libris, multiple signatures in a flourished hand; hand-made book plate, 1854; major shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning; v1, 400 pp; v2, 240 pp.; hinges, split starts; boards, chipping; missing frontispiece; edges and corners, chipping and wear; else good.
Reading: Reading Eagle Company, 1999. First. Small folio; VG+/no-DJ; blue with gold text; cover strong and clean, very minor shelf-wear on corners; textblock clean; pp 175. [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].
Chicago: J.P. Craig, 1888. First Edition. Oblong quarto; unpaginated. Publisher's original brown cloth, gilt illustration on front board. Map of Chicago on front pastedown. With forty photo gravures of Chicago landmarks. VG+. Some rubbing to front board and spine. Some smudges and soiling to margins of interior. Contemporary gift inscription on title page. Shelve in Case #1.
London, England: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, 1989. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Spine is Green w/ white text; DJ has slight edge wrinkles and wear at corners and a 1/8 dimple on the back; Boards are very strong with the same little dimple and slight bumps on the upper corners; Text Block is toning and very clean and tight; pp.328.
Boston: Nabu Public Domain Reprints. Fourth. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; Reprint of 1848 information. White spine with black text; Fourth edition of original 1848 memoir; Covers have slight edgewear, otherwise clean; Textblock has slight edgewear, otherwise clean; pp 472. Book is perhaps a POD of an older title, with margin notes printed in the same quality as the text within the book. Nabu Public Domain Reprints.
Syracuse, N.Y. D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1892. First edition. Quarto; 671 pp. Publisher's original morocco binding, with five raised bands on spine, gilt spine lettering, all edges gilt. Rebacked, with new endpapers and original spine laid down. Illustrated. Very good; some rubbing to spine and extremities; interior age-toned and shows occasional foxing. Shelved by under front counter.
Boston: C.E. Goodspeed & CO. 1924. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Spine is thick, and dark navy blue, with gold text, edge worn at tail and crown of spine; Boards have bumping to corners, edge wear and material loss to fabric on corners, joints are strong; Text block has deckle edges, chipping to the edges of many pages, age-toned, general signs of handling, some dust, stamp from previous owner on front free-end paper, page 825 has an open tear and some pencil marks, page 17 has a closed tear that was taped effectively by a previous owner, content is clear; pp 870; Additional pricing for shipping may be necessary for international/expedited orders due to size/weight restrictions. Shelved upstairs, on shelf perpendicular to copier.
1935. Octavo; good/none; red cloth spine with dark gilt lettering; ex libris, signatures; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning; 632 pp.; illus., photos and portraits, foxing; 2 internal tears, previously mended, page and plate,separation along binding (please see photo for details) pg. 463-464; binding shaken; sunned; chipping; else good.
Collection of Hollywood ephemera from the career of Francine Ames (1921-1997), who appeared in several films during the 1940s including "Over 21" (1945) and "A Thousand And One Nights" (1945). All items are in good condition. The Collection Includes: * Signed/inscribed photograph of Francine Ames *Ames' Screen Actors Guild Membership Card for the period between 8/1/1944 and 10/31/1944 * Columbia Pictures Corp. Employment Contract for job as "dancer" signed Oct. 4th, 1945 with accompanying letter * Republic Productions Inc. employment contact for job of "dancer" -Shelve Autographs binder in Case 2 (Ephemera items in bag in binder marked "Autographs").
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003. First Edition. square 4to., 209 pp., VG/VG; DJ, spine white with black/yellow/blue lettering, sepia photograph to front cover with white and black lettering, black and white photograph to back cover with white lettering; rubbing to edges of DJ with mild material loss to top left-hand corner of back cover; spot of brown residue to bottom edge of back flap; price uncut "$35.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black paper boards with white/yellow/blue lettering to spine and front board; mild bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, no shelf lean; very mild shelfwear to boards (mostly light scratching), very mild bumping to corners of boards; full number line stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Iooss to half-title page, dated "4.4.03 ~ D.C." shelved Sports.
Dallas: Curtis Media Corporation, 1986. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; black spine, gold text; cover has minor scuffing, damp staining in back; textblock has foxing around edges, on pastedowns and on free endpapers, otherwise clean; 831. [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].
Providence, RI: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1978. Octavo; VG/VG; Maroon spine with white text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at corners, light chipping at top of spine, spine colors lightened with age, small closed tear at top edge of front cover, previous bookseller's price tag affixed to back cover; Boards strong, clean, light rubbing at corners and ends of spine; Textblock clean; pp 125.
West Virginia: McClain Printing Company, 1973. Second Edition. Second Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; Thin spine is a color photograph of a bridge and trees. DJ has shelf wear, rubbing on edges, minor foxing, but no major tears; Boards have light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing on edges and blank pages, front end paper is inscribed by author, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 159.
Philadelphia: Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, 1985. First edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Copy signed and inscribed by president of Society; Grey spine with black text; Top corner of board dented, .25" tear to cloth, otherwise boards clean and strong; binding strong; Aside from signature/inscription, textblock clean, pages crisp, pp. 124.
New York, NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1853. First. Small Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Green spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear, small scuff marks on front cover; Textblock age-toned and water damaged, pages stiff, difficult to turn, light-to-moderate foxing throughout textblock, all edges peppered with foxing and deckling; pp 330.
New York: Bounty Books. Small Quarto; G-/G; Red spine with black text; Volume 1 only; Originally published in 1894, this reprint is undated; Ex-library with stamps on end papers and pouch on rear pastedown; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has shelf wear such as rubbed & scratched exterior and minor wear along edges, adhered to pastedowns along flaps; Boards are slightly age toned with wear along edges, but panels are sturdy; Text block shows shelf wear and light soiling along edges, also slight cracking near tail edge between end paper and title page from binding, writing on head edge exterior, but pages are unmarked; pp 508.
New York, NY: Arno Press, Inc. 1976. Reprint. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear; Textblock clean, vertical wrinkling along top edge of several pages, ex-library stamp on back free endpaper, foxing and possible speckling along all three edges, most concentrated along top edge; pp 173.
Panama City, FL: Hank & Grettis Basham. Small Quarto: VG/no-DJ: Red spine with black text: Boards are strong with very mild general shelfwear, some scuff marks, back paste down peeling off, otherwise clean and binding tight: Textblock has some light staining, liquid staining on multiple pages that does not impact readability, otherwise free of markings, folds or tears: 479 pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Indiana: Unigraphic, Inc, 1975. Reproduction by Unibraphic, Inc.; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thick red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, front is slightly warped, minor bumping on top corner, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges, inscription by previous owner on front end paper, Ex-libris book plate on front paste down, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 968, plus 127 pages of Index; May require extra pricing for shipping international.