New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. Fourth Edition. Octavo. Fair Hardcover; dark blue spine with gilt lettering; front cover has allover surface marking that continues around to spine, minimal other shelf wear; binding very slightly loose to some page sections; text block bottom edge jagged with some tears but otherwise clean; 409 pp.
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1950. First Edition. Octavo. Good Hardcover w/ Fair Dustjacket; black spine with yellow lettering; DJ shows creasing and tears to top and bottom edges and corners, discoloration inside; boards have minor shelf wear but otherwise clean; binding tight; text block has some discoloration; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on ffep; 256 pp.
New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition. Oblong octavo, 111 pages; VG/VG-; spine olive green, with brown lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; fading to edges of jacket all around; fading to spine; price uncut '$7.95'; inscribed by Welty at title page; profusely illustrated with black and white photos; pages clean; shelved Case 11.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1872. First Thus. Octavo, 864 pages; VG-; three-quarter calf binding, boards in blue and brown marbled paper; spine with black label with gilt lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; all leather scuffed, with leather rust; corners bumped; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; decorative brown speckling to all edges of textblock; pages clean; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase wrapping around the 15's bookcases.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Type 1 press photos from the 1960's. Both photos are stamped on back and come with letters of authenticity from RMY Auctions: "MLK Shakes Hands with Supporters in Cleveland" (1964) ~7" x 9" black-and-white photograph has bumping to corners (with partial tear of upper right corner), as well as light creasing and scratching AND "Voter Registration in Mississippi" (1962) 8" x 10" black-and-white photograph has moderate creasing and scratching, and edge-wear (with small partial tear along bottom edge) Please view photographs for more details on condition. CX Consignment shelved Allan's office.
New York: American Book-Stratford Press, Inc., 1969. First Edition. 10mo; G+/fair; brown, green and beige spine with beige text; first edition; jacket has slight toning to exterior; several chips to edges; mylar wrap to dj; cloth exterior shows mild exterior wear; some rubbing wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have slightly age toned; intact binding; previous owner's name to fep; mild offset to front endpapers; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 213.
New York: William Sloane Associates, 1947. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 386 pages; VG/VG-; spine gray, with white label with red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; mild wear to front flap fold; mild wear to crown and tail of jacket spine; small chip missing at jacket back joint;five-inch closed tear to jacket back, repaired with tape at interior; price uncut '$3.50'; upper edge dyed russet; previous owner's bookplate at front pastedown; signed flat by Guthrie at front free endpaper; pages clean; shelved Case 6.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982. First Edition. Octavo. VG Hardcover w/ Fair Dustjacket; blue spine with yellow lettering; DJ shows considerable wear, creasing and tears to top and bottom edges, corners, and spine, and surface scratches to back; boards have minor creasing at top and bottom of spine but otherwise clean; binding tight; text block clean; b/w and color photographs; 341 pp.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. First Edition. Quarto. VG Hardcover w/ Good Dustjacket; red spine with black lettering; cover shows light creasing to top and bottom edges and corners; boards show very minimal shelf wear but otherwise clean; binding tight; text block clean; b/w and color photographs; 199 pp. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1868. Octavo; VG-; pp 824; 1/2 bound black leather bound spine with gilt text; no jacket; odd volume; probably rebound; blue marbled front and rear; strong boards; minor wear to corners; age toned fore and tail edges to text block; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; good binding; light pencil to title and contents pages; ex-library stamp to title page; illustrated; interior good.
Birmingham: Oxmoor House, 1990. First Edition. Oblong Octavo. VG Hardcover w/ Good Dustjacket; white spine with brown lettering; DJ has some creasing and a few small tears; boards very minor fading and creasing to corners; binding tight; text block clean; color photographs; previous owner name in ink on ffep; 155 pp. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York. Iconic 10"x 8" original photograph of Jake LaMotta and opponent Tommy Bell titled "The Knockout Blow." Ringside horizontal photo captures LaMotta's right cross (although he missed on this occasion). Photograph in very good condition with only a few light creases (including lower right corner; see Photo 3); comes with letter of authenticity from RMY Auctions ("Vintage 1" photograph). The LOA dates the photo to the 1950's: "A perfect 10/10 that is one of the greatest images of LaMotta that we have ever seen in any form." CX Consignment (shelved Allan's office).
PAIR of Howard Lindsay photographs (both inscribed): 8x10 of Lindsay in costume for "Life With Father" AND 10x8 of Lindsay with Dorothy Stickney in a scene from "Life With Mother" (signed by both Lindsay and Stickney) Photos are in good condition with light creasing, bumping to corners, and edge-wear; writing on back CX Consign (shelved Allan's office).
"Beautiful 1920's silver gelatin studio quality image of Chinatown in downtown San Francisco. A crystal clear masterpiece, this is a wonderful look at the neighborhood before it became completely commercialized..." Photo measures 7 3/4" x 9 1/2" Condition is good with light creasing and edge-wear and a few faint scratches visible (close-up you can see faint impressions from writing) Stamped on back; includes letter of authenticity from RMY Auctions CX Consign (shelved Allan's office).
Classic 10x8 photograph capturing Abraham Lincoln with Union soldiers at Antietam in 1862 No provenance or additional information available for this photograph (other than being printed on Kodak paper) Photo has a few light creases and dents with minor bumping to corners CX Consign (shelved Allan's office).
Original snapshot photograph of Walter Hagen at North Shore Country Club in 1919. Photograph is titled "Gold Legend in Trouble at North Shore" and comes with Letter of Authenticity from RMY Auctions (classified as "Vintage 1" photo): "...A unique new discovery (snapshot) that is being offered here for the first time ever, it was recently found in a photo album and will come with a copy of the entire page that clearly identifies Hagen..." Photo measures 3 1/2" x 2" and is in good condition with mild creasing (including a faint vertical crease 1/2" from left edge where photo was partially folded); one or two fingerprints; a few faint spots along left edge CX Consign (shelved Allan's office).
Frederick Hill Meserve. Frederick Hill Meserve print capturing General George McClellan. Printed on heavy stock 8x10. Likely from Alexander Gardner's original negative (McClellan's official photographer in 1862). From accompanying information: "This superb, scarce image was almost certainly printed off the original negative and was hand produced by the preeminent photography historian of the 20th century." Condition is good with light edge-wear, bumping to corners, some light creasing, a few minor dents CX Consign (shelved Allan's office).
Lot of FOUR vintage original Type 1 photos of famous racing horses. All 4 include letters of authenticity from RMY Auctions. Included are the following: 1922 Whisk Away and Kai Sang silver gelatin photo (8" x 4 3/4") titled "Dramatic Horse Racing Finish" Light creasing and bumping to corners; light scratching; faint impression from writing (upper left corner) 1943 Whirlaway photo (9" x 7") from International News titled "Triple Crown Winning Race Horse" Creasing, wrinkling, and a few light scratches 1946 Assault photo (5" x 7") from Acme titled "Winner Takes All Match Race" Light creasing (including a single diagonal crease running across horse's face) 1979 Spectacular Bid photo (10" x 8") Light creasing and edge-wear CX Consign (shelved Allan's office).
New Mexico: 1979. Up for auction here is a stunning 1979 restrike of the classic Ansel Adams photograph titled "Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico" (originally 1941). Photo measures 10" x 8" and comes with letter of authenticity from RMY Auctions: "This is a sweeping and spectacular image that is offered here as a restrike from 1979 (from a newspaper photographer lens) after a show of Adams' work was on display. A rare image in great shape and one of the greatest works from Adams." Photo is date stamped on back with newspaper clipping. Photo has mild bumping to corners, a few dents, and imperfections (~1" from top edge) where it appears the paste used to secure clipping to photo back has disturbed the Kodak paper (see Photos 3-5) CX Consign (shelved Allan's office).
Louisville: White Fields Press, 1994. "8 Fragments for Kurt Kobain" By Jim Carroll 11" x 22" broadside poem inspired by Kurt Cobain. #13 in "Heaven Poster Series." Signed by Carroll (and numbered 45/100) Currently sealed behind plastic in excellent condition. Happy to remove and ship rolled (will adjust shipping as necessary). CX consign (shelved Allan's office).
Austin: State House Press, 1988. Revised Edition. Originally published 1977. Octavo. VG Hardcover w/ Good Dustjacket; tan spine with blue lettering; DJ has some creasing and tears to top and bottom edges and is in protective cover; boards very minor shelf wear and a few surface marks but otherwise clean; binding tight; text block clean; maps on endpapers; 351 pp.
Philadelphia: W.L. Germon. 3" x 9" champagne pink silk ribbon with images of a sailor, American eagle and George Washington, inscribed "Our Country and Her Flag Native Americans." Published in Philadelphia circa 1844. This group endorsed Clay in the election of 1844 Ribbon in good condition with creasing, fraying at edges, and light spotting (scattered). Please view photographs for more details on condition. CX Consign (shelved Allan's office).
Cleveland: 1959. Unique original Type 1 photograph of John F Kennedy "On the Campaign Trail in Cleveland" (1959) Photo measures 8" x 10" and is in good condition with light edge-wear and creasing; a few fingerprints; film along top edge is slightly peeled back. Please view photos for more details on condition.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1950. Limited Edition, #1114/1500. 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 1114 at limitations page; pages clean; shelved case 9 3/4.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1946. First Edition. Octavo. Good Hardcover; tan spine with green lettering; some rubbing and creasing on corners and top and bottom edges, boards otherwise clean; binding tight; text block clean; maps on endpapers; b/w photographs; previous owner name in ink on title page; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE; 209 pp.
1960. A large lithograph poster of John F. Kennedy, produced for his presidential campaign; VG-; in dark wooden frame, with glass front; not examined out of frame; mild wear at upper edge of poster; small chip to lower left edge of frame; dimensions in frame: width 29 1/2 in. x height 45 in.; dimensions from sight: width 27 in. x height 42 1/2 in.; CX consignment; located Dupont store.
New York: New York University Press, 1992. First Edition. Octavo. VG Hardcover w/ Good Dustjacket; white spine with black lettering; DJ shows minor creasing at top and bottom edges and corners; boards have slight shelf wear but otherwise clean; binding tight; text block clean; previous owner name in ink on ffep; b/w photographs; six center pages of photographs bound upside-down; 133 pp.
New York: Saturday Review Press/E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1974. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-/paperback; beige and off-white spines with black, red, blue and green text; first edition, first printing; 3 volumes: vol. 1, The War in the North: From Fort Ticonderoga to Concord Bridge-The Best, Most Comprehensive Touring Guide to Revolutionary War Sites, pp 391, ISBN 0841503117, 1974; vol. 2, The Middle Colonies: From Washington's Crossing to Valley Forge-The Best, Most Comprehensive Touring Guide to Revolutionary War Sites, pp 173, ISBN 0841503133, 1974; vol. 3, The War in the South: From Savannah to Yorktown, The Best, Most Comprehensive Touring Guide to Revolutionary War Sites, pp 217, ISBN 0841503168, 1974; covers have some stains to exteriors; small sticker to front to vol. 2; minor crinkles to spine to vol. 1; slight whitish scratches to exteriors to vols. 1 and 3; lightly sunned front head edge to vol. 3; intact panels; modest edge wear; text block exterior edges have mild tone; interior pages clean; illustrated.
1844 Henry Clay silk campaign ribbon measuring ~3in x 8in. Features the following slogans: "Henry Clay. Pride of America. People's Choice. Protector of American Industry." Thin silk ribbon has some fraying at the top/bottom and edges (including two small holes), light toning, and scattered light spotting. Please view the photographs for more details on condition. CX Consign (shelved Allan's office).
Salisbury: Rowan Printing Company, 1965. Second Edition. First published 1943. Octavo. Good/Fair Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; green spine with white stripe and black lettering; DJ shows considerable fading, creasing, scratches and tears; front DJ edge torn; boards have some divots but otherwise clean; binding tight; text block clean; 134 pp.
Brushton NY: Teach Services, Inc. and Franklin County Historical and Museum Society, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. Oblong Quarto; VG/VG; deep red spine with gilt text; first edition; first printing; volume one only; dust jacket shows minimal exterior wear; cloth clean; straight boards; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; pp 264.
Philadelphia: IG Kohler, 1880. Revised Edition with German translation (text in English and German). Octavo; Good/ Hardcover; brown spine with gilt lettering; boards clean; some shelf wear on spine; front cover coming away from ffep; some loosening of binding; text block clean; minor stain of red ink at lower inside of back board and last three pages; 518 pp.
Nathaniel Currier, 1844. Colorful lithograph depicting former United States Presidential candidate, Henry Clay, with the caption, "JUSTICE TO HARRY OF THE WEST." Litho published in 1844 by Nathaniel Currier and measures 10" x 14" (resting in a wooden 12 1/12" x 16 1/2" frame). Lithograph in good condition with slight fading of text. There is some creasing, edge-wear, and light toning where the print has been protected by framing (litho has not been removed from frame); minor dent visible along right edge (see Photo No.9 ). Frame has wear with a few scrapes and chips and tape on back. CX Consignment (shelved Allan's office).
1939. 5.25 in x 5.25 in Vintage 3 photograph titled "Wounded Zouave." This is a 1930's re-strike of the classic 1863 photograph by Matthew Brady. Photo has light edge-wear and bending to corners with a few scattered light scratches (Photos 5-8); date-stamped on back 12/17/1939 and comes with "Letter of Authenticity" from RMY Auctions. CX Consignment (shelved Allan's office).
TWO original Henry Clay-related items: The Whig Almanac and Politicians' Register for 1844 (featuring Henry Clay on cover) Measures 5" x 7.5"; all pages present (back cover detached); wear to cover and spine with creasing and edge wear (partial tears); bumping to corners; minor spotting throughout AND The National Clay Minstrel. And True Whig's Companion, for the Presidential Canvass of 1844 (Henry Clay: Campaign Songbook.) Philadelphia, George Hood, 126pp., bound in embossed brown cloth. Front cover gold stamped "Clay Minstrel". Damp stains, cracked hinges, light mildew to covers, bumped corners, light loss to spine. CX Consignment (Shelved Allan's office).
Currier & Ives, 1870. Original 13 7/8 in x 10 in lithograph published by Currier & Ives in 1870 titled "California Scenery. Seal Rocks-Point Lobos" Litho has creasing, light foxing, and wear to edges with partial tears (majority of tears originate at edges; one 3/4" partial tear in body (see photo #9); evidence of water damage and repair to back (tape) CX Consignment (shelved Allan's office).
1844. 2" x 8" pink silk ribbon commemorating Whig party barbecue held on 9/8/1842. Includes a note stating the following: "Badge worn at a convention held at Dayton Ohio when Henry Clay was the Whig Candidate for President 1844." Ribbon has a few horizontal folds, minor soiling at ends, pin-sized holes at the top, light fraying at both ends, and a thin 1/2" tear at bottom right edge CX Consignment (shelved Allan's office).
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1958. First Edition. Octavo; Good/Fair Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; blue to dark blue spine with white letters; DJ has tearing that has been repaired in several places with non-archival tape; b/w photographs; SIGNED BY AUTHOR LON TINKLE on ffep. Binding tight, boards and text block clean; 255 pp.
Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, n.d. 84/501. Octavo; G; 1/4 bound grayish beige spine with black text; tercentennial edition numbered and limited copies; this is number 84 of 501; no jacket; exterior has some soiling to exterior, mostly to spine; sturdy boards; rubbed corners and spine edges; text block exterior edges have modest foxing; endpapers have slight age toning; frontispiece; intact binding; slight foxing to some interior pages; light damp staining to tail edges to several first pages; illustrated; pp 496.
Washington, DC: 1804. A framed letter on parchment from the office of President Thomas Jefferson, regarding the appointment of a judge to the district court of New Hampshire; signed flat by Jefferson and Madison; VG-; framed and matted; not examined out of frame; text of letter reads: "Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States of America, to all who shall see these presents, Greeting: Know ye, that reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Wisdom, Uprightness and Learning of John Samuel Sherburne, of New Hampshire, I have nominated, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate do appoint him Judge of the District Court in and for New Hampshire District; and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfill the duties of that office according to the Constitution and Laws of the said United States, and to Have and to Hold the said office with all the powers, privileges and Emoluments to the same of Right appertaining unto him the said John Samuel Sherburne during his good behavior. In Testimony whereof, I have caused these Letters to be made patent, and the seal of the United States to be hereunto affixed. Given under my Hand at the city of Washington, the Twenty Sixth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and four, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the Twenty Eighth. In Testimony whereof [Jefferson's signature] By the President, Secretary of State [James Madison's signature]"; seal removed from letter, with traces of red wax remaining; scraping at site of removed seal; lower left corner of letter clipped; lettering mildly faded; mild soiling at lower left edge of letter; page else clean; dimensions of frame: height 19 1/4 in. x width 21 1/2 in.; dimension from sight: height 12 5/8 in. x width 15 3/8 in.; JF consignment; located at Dupont Store.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1963. First Edition. Octavo, 256 pages; VG-/None; contemporary full tan cloth binding; spine with black lettering and gilt design; covers protected with a mylar wrapper; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; mild soiling to spine; inscribed by Gardner at half title; profusely illustrated with black and white and full color illustrations; pages clean; CX consignment; shelved Case 9.
New York: John Lane Company, 1916. First Edition, First Printing, First State. Octavo, 513 pages; VG/VG-; spine olive drab, with dark green lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; in preferred binding; mild shelf wear and soiling; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; small chip missing from upper edge of jacket front; small chips missing at tail of jacket spine; two small closed tears each to upper and lower edges of jacket back; upper edge gilt; inscribed by Dreiser at title page; uncut pages throughout; mild pencil marginalia; first state, with "The War! The War!" at page 173; contains black and white illustrations; CX consignment; shelved Case 9.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 272 pages; VG-/G+; spine age toned white, with red and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling to volume; some shelf wear and soiling to jacket; small chips missing from corners of flap folds; long chip missing at upper edge of jacket front; crown and tail of jacket spine missing; 2.5 inch closed tear to lower edge of jacket back; four chips missing from upper edge of jacket back; jacket age toned overall; price uncut '$5.00'; previous owner's inscription at half title; inscribed by Gardner at half title; contains numerous black and white photographs; pages clean; CX consignment; shelved Case 1.
Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1972. Reissued. Octavo; VG-; dark green spine with silver text; no jacket; reprinted; cloth shows minimal exterior wear; ex-library sticker to spine; strong boards; text block exterior edges show mild toning; ex-library stamp to exterior edges; tight binding; ex-library stamp to endpapers; ex-library pouch to rear pastedown; other slight ex-library markings inside; interior clean otherwise; illustrated; pp 476.