Henning Borek, Publisher. Quarto; G+/no-DJ; Dark red spine binders with gold text; 2 Volumes; Slipcases are red with split head edge and front tail edge is slightly cracking of one case, as is; Covers are unmarked and fully intact; Text blocks are clean but missing maps 1-15, but 16-31 are present, as is. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
Alexandria: Time Life Book Company, 1991. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text; 3 volumes; Slipcase is clean with sturdy, intact panels; Boards have minimal shelf wear, all are clean with strong, intact panels; Text blocks are clean with tight bindings; pp 951. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Harper & Brothres, 1866. Very Scarce; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have wear, rubbing on edges, bumping on corners, age toned spine, soiling, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has age toned spine, cracking on inner hinges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 374.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1958. Signed; Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with white text. DJ has shelf wear, rubbing and chipping on edges; Boards have age toned spine, apart from that, binding, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, front end paper is signed by editor; pp 210.
Boston: James Redpath, 1863. First Edition. Slim duodecimo (7' tall) 102pp in green cloth boards. Alcott family ownership indicated in ink on second blank page: "April 25th 1864/Mercy G Alcott's/Book /Wolcott/New Haven County/Conn--" Jedediah Gaylord Alcott, husband (and possibly cousin?) to Mercy Gaylord Alcott, was first cousin to Amos Bronson Alcott, Louisa May Alcott's father. Ad at rear of book announcing Wendell Phillips's Speeches at $2.50, not $2.25. VG/No DJ: minor shelfwear and edgewear, spine sunned, some ink spots on exterior of boards, minor age-toning to edges of text block and interior, front paste-down and ffep bear writing indicating this book once belonged to "Lydia S. Wilcox"; stamp on front paste-down with "M.S. Wilcox 490" in gilt text; touches of foxing, advertisement at rear of book lists Speeches at $2.50, but the .50 is crossed out with ink and .25 is written next to it in two places. Binding strong, text clean. A wonderful association copy of Alcott's Hospital Sketches. [Spine is dark green and has gilt text. Shelved in Case 1 - US History - Civil War].
Kearny, NJ: Belle Grove Publishing Co. 2002. US Printing. oversize 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. maroon glossy HC with small bright white titling down spine. b/w illustrations highlight the maroon cover and centered white text fills the rear panel. SIGNED BY EDITOR ON TITLE PAGE. bright white edges, smooth all sides. above average condition, inside and out. 272 pp. ISBN# 1883926157.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1962. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with black and gold print; Boards in blue cloth with black and gold print, wear to spine caps and lower edges, bumps to outside corners, some fading; Textblock clean and tight; vi, 226 pages, illustrated with b & w pages of plates.
New York: Vintage, 1989. first thus; signed by coauthor. Octavo, VG/none, in black and white wraps; spine is white with black and brown title. Shelfwear; corners slightly bumped; minor crease in front cover; minor age-darkening of pages and wraps; minor soiling from removal of price sticker on back cover; POS on inside of front cover; signed by Nancy Scott Anderson (co-author) on half-title. ISBN 0394759850.
Rouzerville: W. Craig Angle, 1992. First printing. Octavo; VG/G; White spine with black text; Dust jacket has slight fraying at fore corners and spine edges & minor wear at other edges, exterior has rubbing along fore edges, but still intact; Boards have clean exterior with strong & sturdy panels; Text block is clean with tight binding; pp 354. Signed by author.
Gaithersburg, MD: Butternut Press, 1984. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; VG/No jacket as issued; Green leather spine with gilt lettering, gilt design and title on front board; Boards are straight with some very light wear and rubbing to the corners and edges; Binding is tight; One smudge at outer upper corner; Previous owner's bookplate on front paste down; Interior and rest of text block is bright and clean; A facsimile reprint of the Selby & Dulany 1867 original. 408 pages and index.
Glendale, CA: The Barbe Associates, 1949. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solid ivory DJ spine with centered uppercase black lettering for title, short band and author last name, blank length followed by publisher close to tail in tiny black characters. front DJ panel is half-ivory with a large yellow stain in upper right, titles in large, bold black, followed by author full name and engraving in black. slender, blank ivory inner flaps. ivory white clothbound HB spine and panel boards with embossed dark blue title close to tip of spine, followed by author last name and publisher embossed in tiny blue uppercase publisher. front and rear are an unmarked white, ivory endsheets. light beige text interior, no markings and lightly red quality. 470 pp.
New York, Washington, Atlanta, and Hollywood: Vantage Press, Inc. 1976. First Printing/SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Octavo. VG+/VG+. Yellow dustjacket with black lettering. Corners and spine ends of boards bumped and rubbed. Corresponding areas of gently age-toned dustjacket softened and abraded. Superficial scuffing across jacket covers. Author has SIGNED and INSCRIBED this copy on ffep. Letter to the author from U.S. Capitol Historical Society also tipped in. ISBN na.
Huntington, WV: Blue Acorn Press, June 1999. Second Printing. Qto. VG/VG-. tall navy glossy DJ spine, beige uppercase lettering and mid-spine pictorial segment, separated by red bands; publisher at tail. partially illustrated jacket front and rear with beige titling and white text. light edgewear to outer DJ. navy clothbound HB with stamped fold titling. few superficial marks to front board. illustrated with 465 wartime photographs. with timeline and scanned drawings and documents. white edges, fore-edge a touch smudged and with yellow stain. binding strong, 481 pp. ISBN#1885033168. ISBN# 1885033168.
USA: Little, Brown and Company, 1975. First Edition. squarish, small Qto. VG/VG-. powder blue DJ spine strip and basic panel background. spinal lettering is an ornate ivory script from exposure, pale pink author and ivory publisher. severely chipped and worn at tip; tail end has moderate wear, just as the remainder of the perimeter and scuffing DJ corners leaves some abraded HB cloth visible. some brown staining to upper portion of jacket rear. price-clipped front inner flap. age-toning along fore-edge folds and upper perimeter of inner flaps. medium blue clothbound HB, stamped with small ornate title, and author, editor, owner and publisher in silver-- between decorative stamped bands and band with scrollwork. enlarged ornate titling stamped and centered on front panel within double bordered frame with decorative scrolled cornices and more. matching decorative maps endsheets. clear ivory stock, profusely illustrated with with original pencil sketches and wash drawings by the author, 74 of which are in full color and presented printed on ivory. tightly bound and clear, HB in excellent shape. smooth and ivory edges. OWNED & SIGNED BY HAYNES JOHNSON ON HALF-TITLE PAGE-- PULITZER-PRIZE WINNING WRITER AND HISTORIAN. 298 pp. ISBN # 0316088330.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1928. Limited First Edition [#79/201]. large 8vo., 377 pp., VG-; tan paper boards, spine age-toned a darker brown, dark brown lettering to spine clear and legible; scattered foxing mostly towards hinges, pencil mark towards bottom right corner of front board; purple top to text-block; very occasional minor imperfections to interior; SIGNED by Benét to limitation page, No. 79 of 201 copies; First Edition stated to copyright page; housed in brown slipcase with moderate wear, maroon paper title label with off-white lettering affixed to front cover of slipcase; shelved Case 1.
Boston: Coburn Publishing, 1900. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with white text. Boards have shelf wear, bumping on corners, rubbing on edges and rear, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has closed tear on front end paper, age toned, tiny cracking on front hinges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 337.
Caldwell: The Caxton Printers, LTD, 1966. Octavo. VG/VG- DJ. Dark blue DJ spine with b/w illustration above the mid-spine centered main title in white; Dustjacket has minor tears and at the corners and near the spine; tears at the corners of the dustjacket are more prominent but none are larger than 1 inch; some edgewear noted around the the spine and creases along the corners of the dustjacket; dustjacket is also price clipped on the inner flap; board is strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 333.
Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2003. first. Octavo; VG/VG; Black/green spine with red & off-white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slight wear on exterior which is otherwise clean and intact; Cloth is lightly sunned with minor edge wear with sturdy, clean and intact panels; Text block exterior has light wear due to handling but has unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 360.
Wilmington, North Carolina: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 1987. Reprint of the original 1952 edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solid medium green DJ spine has black author and publisher with lengthy white title between. solid green jacket front with enlarged type, edgewear is light. terracotta clothbound HB with stamped black type, tiny gilt band accents, a bit bumped at panel corners. bright ivory textblock has no marks or writing, with unblemished edges all sides. 360 pp. with illustrations and maps, including rearmost section a fold-out map feature.
Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. First edition. Octavo; VG-/VG; White spine with blue text; Dust jacket has mylar covering with slightly sunned exterior; Boards have minor edge wear, otherwise have intact, clean and strong panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling, overall pages are clean and binding is tight; pp 206.
Westland, MI: Penniman Books, 2013. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. DJ spine and front jacket are illustrated with hues of golden yellow, tan and brown, hills and field with cannons as battlefield guns. titling is in the foreground of the wide illustration and white outlined orange uppercase capitals for title and small, full white author above tiny orange publisher. further enhanced jacket cover shows enlarged, repeated titling centered below upper edge and again at bottom edge. striking cover design. HB medium auburn brown leatherette, neat and panels both very smooth and sturdy. endsheets are unmarked and interior textblock clear and excellent. 215 pp. ISBN# 9781929974016.
Campbell, California: Savas Woodbury Publishers, 1996. First Hardcover Edition. Octavo, xxii-575 pages. Hard cover with dust jacket. Very good/Very good. Tight binding. Text and pages are clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear to boards. Light shelf wear to dust jacket, but still very good and is wrapped in a protective brodart for added protection. Blue spine with text in white. Shelve with Civil War.
Philadelphia, PA: Zeigler, McCurdy & Co. 1867. First Edition. 8vo., 799pp.; VG-; bound in brown cloth, blind stamping front board, gilt lettering to spine; some fading to spine; mild age-toning and foxing to pages; upper corner of text block has some mouse chewing marks; mild shelfwear; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1862. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have wear, rubbing on edges, bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges, sticker residue on front paste down, age toned, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 458.
Washington, D.C. The National Tribune, 1890. First Edition. Crown Octavo; Fair-/no-DJ; spine blue with faded bronze lettering; boards strong, spine cocked, spine has moderate water damage and minor to moderate wear at the head and tail, back joint of spine rubbed, corners have moderate wear, moderate to significant edgewear near the spine, minor edgewear elsewhere, covers have minor rubbing and scratching, otherwise clean; textblock has loose signatures, deckle edges, edges originally colored red (faded now), textblock clean, inscription from previous owner on front free end paper, no other writing/underlining, contains various illustrations and charts. pp. 400.
Providence: J. A. & R. A. Reid, 1888. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, bumping on corners, rubbing on edges, some soiling, cocked spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges, cracking on inner hinges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 445.
Edison, NJ: Castle Books, 1999. Large Quartos: VG/VG: Light blue spines with black and red text: 2 Volume Set: Slipcase has some age toning, light soiling, minimal shelfwear: DJs are clean with very minor shelfwear: Boards are strong, light rubbing mainly to head and tail of spine and corners, bindings are tight: Textblock exteriors are clean and pages unmarked: Vol I- ISBN 0785811370, 371 pp; Vol II- ISBN 0785811508, 373 pp.
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1978. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with blue print; DJ has mild edgewear along bottom, some spotting, age-toning to spine; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, some spotting, slight wear to spine tail; Textblock has spotting along all edges and to endpapers, inside clean and tight; xxiv, 537 pages, frontispiece.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1965. First. Octavo: VG-/VG-: Brown/multi colored spine with black text: DJ is scuffed and has some stains, very small closed tears along head, some mild fraying and shelfwear: Boards are strong, fraying due to shelfwear along edges, some age related discoloration: Textblock has been dyed red along head edge by publisher, some dust staining, pages are slightly darkened due to age but free of markings, folds and tears: First Edition: 555 pp.
New York: William Morrow & Co. 1959. first edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Red spine with black text; 2 volumes; Slipcase has shelf wear such as cracking tail edge, sunned & spotted exterior, tears at tail spine edge, and exterior edges are fraying with small tears; Cloths are covered with mylar and have slight smudges & scratches on exteriors with some vertical creasing along spines, and lightly sunned spines, 'as is', but panels are intact and strong; Text blocks have slightly age toned exterior edges and some underlining and margin markings in both volumes with tight bindings & deckled fore edges; pp 1133. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1960. First. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. First edition; Blue and black spine with gold text; boards are strong; front and back pastedowns show foxing and moisture exposures stain vertically; front end free page has gift inscription to former owner by the author; front free end page further has foxing, and vertical moisture exposure stain; back free end page displays foxing as well and a faint moisture exposure stain vertically; fore-edge has foxing; binding is strong; textblock is slightly age-toned but otherwise clean. Pp. 384.
Norman: The University of Oklahoma Press, 1949. second printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has lightly scratched exterior and slightly sunned spine, otherwise panels are intact and strong; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges with otherwise unmarked pages and binding is tight; pp 328. Inscribed by author.
New York: Richardson, 1865. first edition;. octavo in dark green cloth; VG; gold letters on discolored spine; boards have substantial soiling and shelf war, particularly on spine and corners; front gutter opening but binding still strong; faded paper and at times foxed; vignettes photographs throughout; text dense and clean; one map of the Atlanta campaign; external edges dusty; pp. 512; as is; shelved in Civil War section.