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;.
Boston: Sampson, Davenport, and Company, 1878. Octavo; pp 860; Fair/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text; blind-stamped borders and oval design to front; full title: The Massachusetts Register and Business Directory, 1878, Containing a Record of State and County Officers, Merchants, Manufacturers, Etc., No. XCIX; some soiling to exterior; split starts to joints; slightly bumped corners; moderate wear to edges; slightly sunned spine; chipping to head and tail spine edges; text block has darkening to exterior edges; light moisture staining towards head edge at title page; pictorial endpapers; interior has slight age toning; frontispiece; illustrated; slight cracking to gutters; previous owner's name to tipped in map at front.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957. First Edition. Octavo, 124 pages, VG-/G+; lime green dj, blue and beige title blocks, white lettering: wear with chipping and closed tearing to edges; light age-toning visible to back cover; scattered foxing to back cover and flaps; "$2.50" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, faux-buckram blue paper boards, bright small gold lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, very mild fading to head and tail, light bumping/wear to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block, denting to top (top edges of some leaves slightly affected); INSCRIBED by Acheson to James Newmyer on ffep; light age-toning to endpapers and interior, signature and text clear and legible; shelved Window or case 1.
New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, January 2013. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. bright medium yellow DJ spine and jacket, mainly titling in black. no abrading to glossy exterior and minimal edgewear. HB is bound in black with bold stamped gilt lettering. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. softly skimmed stock, illustrations with text included frequently. 269 pp. ISBN# 9780230342248.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin: American Society for Quality Press, 2000. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. yellow tipped glossy HC spine, rests on tall segment of dark red to red; this coloring extends widely across both panels. spine titling in white. mild shelfwear only. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS ON RIGHT FEP. tightly bound, solid copy with figures and tables numbered within the chapters. 243 pp. ISBN# 0873894537.
New York, Chichester, Brisbane, Toronto & Sing: John Wiley & Sons, 1988. First Edition. Octavo; vg/vg-; dj, black spine with yellow text; HB, black cloth with gold text; signed and inscribed by the author; minor shelf wear and bumping, light, dry staining and toning to dj, text block clean; 206 pp; text figures; else very good.
New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2005. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no dj. black glossy spine with highlighted spine tip and green colorblock tail. fep/ffep is unmarked and clear. front and rear of glossy black HB are lightly shelfworn. ex-libris, stamped on back of title page. clean and excellent textblock. 290 pp. ISBN # 0521841259.
Hillsboro, Oregon: Beyond Words Publishing, Inc., 1996. First Edition. wide 12mo. NF/ NF. dark teal DJ spine with light turquoise lettering. front and rear panels are neat, as are HB spine in dark teal, with spotless HB panels also. front and rear inside panels, smooth and white, clear endpaper sections. SIGNED by AUTHOR on half-title page. mark-free text interior. as new. 116 pp. ISBN # 1885223471.
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1962. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. sunned solid plum DJ spine with white italics for title centered between the tiny white capitals for smaller white author and publisher. edgewear is moderate and general stress and handling appears as whitish chipping to head and foot, in addition to the corners and a few small closed cuts. light khaki clothbound HB spine has black titling between gently pushed in ends and sharply cornered adjacent panels. prior owner ink name/date on right fep. the ivory text is clear, corners neatly aligned and edges a smooth ivory. 287 pp.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1965. Ex-library w/library stamps and markings; Reprint (1965) of 1958 publication; VG/G+; Blue spine with white text; Dustjacket in protective plastic covering, DJ has edge wear incl. small chips at top edge of spine and elsewhere along top edge of covers, very small chips at bottom edge of spine and at corners, DJ also has occasional short closed tear and a few light creases at edges, DJ has rubbing to surface w/some of its blue color worn off in some areas on covers and spine, DJ has occasional light scuff and some light age toning at edges; Boards straight and strong, pastedowns age toned, back pastedown has library envelope taped in lower right w/catalog card inserted, back pastedown has one small brown spot, book's binding is strong; Textblock age toned, textblock edges have library stamps, front end paper library book plate, back end paper has small brown spot, interior clean; 340 pp.
San Juan, Puerto Rico: Carimar, 1993. First Edition. Qto. VG/VG-. matte grayscale DJ panel, fully illustrated with an enlarged image of an embossed symbol and characters. chips and tiny cuts with a scuff on lower DJ strip between tiny cuts and whitish edgeworn ends and moderately to perimeter and fore-edge folds. dark navy clothbound HB with stamped silver titling, bllind stamped title on front panel, edges of both only have mild shelfwear. head-edge peppered lightly on head-edge. profusely illustrated, highlighting the ivory textblock with medium to panoramic images. 372 pp. ISBN# 0963340905.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 334; G-/no-DJ; gray spine with black text; thirtieth anniversary edition; cloth shows staining to exterior, mainly toward head edges; slightly darkened spine; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; lightly stamped numbers to ffep; light staining to head edge of few early pages; slight margin marks and underlining toward first half of text; slightly cocked spine.
Jurong, Singapore: Prentice Hall/ Pearson Education Asia, 2002. First. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, red spine with white text; HB, red cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, BOOKPLATE OF CASPAR WEINBERGER; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, 2001, ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 412 pp.; illus. photos; some color; else very good.
New York: The Free Press, 1998. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, beige spine with white band and black text; HB, dark blue cloth with gold text, quarter bound with light gray boards; signed by the author; "A Gift from Atlantic Monthly" sticker on front end page; minor shelf wear and bumping, small stain to front dj cover, text block clean; 204 pp; else very good.
New York: Ronald Press, 1911. American edition. Octavo; good+/none; tan spine with gilt lettering on red and black labels; ex libris, name stamp, ffep; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 440 pp.; text figures; occasional pencil markings; age-toning; spine, sunned; boards, spot staining and discoloration; binding, shaken; hinges, split starts; else good.
Hagerstown, India: The American Press, 1989. First Edition. small Qto. VG/VG. blue, red, light orange, yellow and overlaying bold black type for titling. jacket graphics extend across cover with enlarged titling. dark medium blue HB, imprinted spine titling. simply a touch worn at extremities. decorative blue/white illustrated endsheets, text-filled interior, unmarked and with no interior markings, sheets excellent. INSCRIBED TO SAM DONALDSON BY AUTHOR. head-edge marked with remainder mark, fore-edge and tail are smoothly clear. 322 pp.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2010. First edition. Octavo; pp 279; VG/VG; light green spine with black and brown text; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior, light wear to edges, minor sticker residue to front; cloth shows light wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Barnes and Noble, 1997. Octavo. G+/VG DJ. Yellow spine with red and black text; dustjacket is clean with one minor tear by the spine; boards are clean and strong; binding is strong; textblock is clean mostly but a few pages p.136-157 have markings in pen, including underlining, starring, and brackets. Pp. 250.
New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1969. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. faded yellow DJ spine with red uppercase title with subtitle beneath in black, followed by full author in black capitals, miniature red publisher at tail end. abrasive contact affects the ends with wrinkles and tiny creases, a few closed tears on upper edge of front jacket and rear panel. the original sunny yellow panel has much enlarged red uppercase and black subtitle characters centered with black uppercase author above newsprint illustration in b/w. reddish clay shaded cloth HB, stamped with metallic characters for title, author and publisher beneath. dull dark yellow endsheets, fep INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TO HISTORIAN HAYNES JOHNSON. frontispiece in b/w faces title page, 25 additional illustrations included. unmarred textblock interior, plus edges on all sides are a smooth ivory. 236 pp.
Sterling, Virginia: Earthscan, 2007. First US Edition. slim 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. white HB spine with black lettering for title and smaller font for editors, tail finished with publisher title/symbol. front panel is light peach, with caliper measuring egg, titling on black and deep orange bands beneath illustration end at midsection. much rubbed, shadowiness is a quality to front and rear hardcovers. bright white endpapers, textblock within also a bright white. four text interior pages have folded over corners. included within chapters are 7 figures and 8 tables. there is no writing or discoloration through volume, just the dog-eared corners on thumbed pages. 146 pp. ISBN # 9781844073986.
Pacific Grove, CA: Duxbury, 1993. Third Edition. Large Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Black and dark gold spine with dark gold text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, some scuffs, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some dark smudges to tail edge, pages clean and unmarked: Third Edition: 726 pp.
New York: Garland Pubs. 1987. Facsimile edition. Thin, large quarto in beige cloth hardcovers with small brown letters on spine; in good condition; minimal soiling; paper and text clean; pp. 195; contains papers on the science of administration originally published in 1937 by the Institute of Public Administration at Columbia University; shelved in Business section.
New York: Harper and Row, 1976. First Edition. 8vo in grey boards, black and red text on a white dj spine. VG+/VG. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FFEP. Minimal wear to the boards. Dj is lightly soiled on the front and back covers. 453 pgs. ISBN 0-06-010476-7. This item was from our Bethesda store, now shelved in Maryland warehouse with our regular stock. BOOK SHELVED IN THE RARE & EXPENSIVE SECTION.
New York: Basic Books, 2012. 12mo: VG/VG: Blue and black spine with brown text: DJ is clean with very mild general shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean with very light bumping at head and tail of spine, corners are sharp, binding is tight: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds and tears: 214 pp.
New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1947. Reprinted. Small quarto; pp 560; VG-/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth shows slightly sunned exterior, minor wear to corners, strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name, some writing to ffep; underlining and writing toward front of text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1990. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. slim electric medium blue DJ spine with tiny white characters for title and authors, R-L justified within a thin black line border frame; white publisher symbol at tail. wear is gentle, a touch to ends and corners. matching titling in light blue on slim HB spine. solid black cloth, endsheets and textbock perused between the panels. 194 pp. ISBN# 0262031574.
Cambridge, MA; London: East Asian Research Center, Harvard University, 1977. First edition. Octavo; pp 323; VG-/no DJ; sun faded navy spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior edges and spine, boards are strong and sturdy; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, numbers in ink on copyright page, previous owner's name on front pastedown; interior clean;.
Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 1977. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG-: White spine with faded red and black text: DJ has general shelfwear, age toning and fading down spine, some light soiling: Boards are strong with some light dust staining, some rubbing at corners: Textblock has some dark smudges, age toning, pages are clean and free of markings, folds and tears: First Edition: 608 pp.