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: 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.
n.p. C.F. Burgess Laboratories, Inc. n.d. Octavo; VG; navy blue spine without text; decorative gilt designs with lines to front and rear boards; C.F. Burgess Laboratories: Burgess Battery Company, Burgess Products Company, Burgess-Parr Company; cloth shows light sunning to spine, rubbing wear toward spine head edge, slight rubbing wear to exterior; text block is unmarked, unnumbered, uncut pages; ivory silk end pages;.
Chicago: Rand McNally. 32mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green, too narrow for print; Boards in green embossed cloth with gold print, slight bumps to corners and slight wear to spine; Textblock is a leporello (concertina binding), separated at penultimate page, surface tear on third page; 14 pages of engravings.
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.
Chicago: Central Electric Railfans' Association, 1958. Bulletin 101. Quarto; pp 174; G/no-DJ paperback; dark blue spine with ivory text; covers have slight sun fading to exterior, small tears and chipping to spine head and tail edges, minor wear to fore corners, slight tacky feel to front panel; text block shows slight wear to exterior edge, covered spiral binding, lightly age toning to interior;.
Waynesville: Grant County Commission & Don Mills, Inc. 1992. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth has minor shelf wear; edges show slight wear; panels are intact, sturdy and strong; text pages shows slight wear toning on exterior edges, due to handling; pages are unmarked with good, secure binding; quite good condition; pp 339. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1857. Octavo; pp 864; G+; dark brown leather spine and fore corners, gilt text and small beige to spine; ex-library; boards have heavily rubbed corners, slight sun faded spine, wear and scratches to exterior of panels; text block shows darkening to exterior, previous library's book plate to front pastedown, shadow toning to fore corners of first and last page, light pencil to title page, remnants of library label to last page, residue of pouch to rear pastedown;.
1894. Octavo (oblong); G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, narrow, red without print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, wear to corners and edges, smudging/spotting; Textblock is a leporello (concertina binding), images clean and glossy, slight bump to bottom edge, slight tear to bottom of folds, but images are clean and glossy; captions in English, German, French, and Spanish; Printed in Germany; 16 pages, chiefly illustrated (engravings).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1980. Oblong quarto. VG/Poor DJ. Beige spine with pink text/title and yellow moisture exposure staining; dustjacket has multiple tears on the spine and edges, including one on the back measuring 2.5 inches vertically; dj also has multiple significant creases more so on the back than on the front; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 143. Shelved under American Art.
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.
Hopewell, New Jersey: PTJ Publishing, Inc. 1975. Large octavo; pp 64; VG-/no-DJ paperback; green scenic spine without text; covers have light wear to panels, slight sun-faded tone to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows light age toning to exterior edge, light browning to head edge of first and last few pages;.
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.
Bowman County, North Dakota: Rural Area Development Committee, 1965. Octavo; pp 488; VG/no-DJ; light brown spine with dark brown text; cloth has light wear to exterior, panel are clean and intact; text block has light ivory toning to exterior edges, previous owner's book plates to front pastedown, interior clean with secure and tight binding; very good condition.
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].
Rome: Sesquicentennial Committee of the City of Rome, 1986. revised edition. Small quarto; pp 240; VG-/G+; dark blue spine with white text; rubbing wear to head and tail edges, slight rubbing and sun fading to exterior; slight sunning to exterior cloth; light bumping to head fore corners, strong and clean panels; clean text block exterior and interior; quite good condition;.
New York: The Century Co. 1914. 8vo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ. Red and gold decorative spine with black print; Boards in highly decorated embossed red cloth with gold and black illustration, worn and bumped corners, fading on spine, some smudging; Textblock clean, binding tight, front endpapers taped to spine, mild age-toning to pages, corners of some paged folded or torn away; paged viii, 577-1152, leaves of plates, highly illustrated (some color).
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.
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: Viking, 1987. First Edition. Signed by author on half title page. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with white text; DJ has light surface scuffing; Boards strong, show slight discoloration on head, otherwise clean; Textblock has light foxing to exterior head; Binding strong; 208pp.
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.
Rhinebeck: Palatine Transcripts, Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1980. reprint. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Green spine with gilt text; Cloth has slight wear on exterior with some slight soiling and minor edge wear, otherwise strong and intact panels; Text block shows very slight wear on exterior edges due to handling with otherwise clean pages with tight binding; pp 280.
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.