Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1947. Proceedings. Quarto; good+/fair+; dj, tan spine with black text; HB, same; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 121 pp.; photos; age-toning; dj, [BRO-DART]; open and closed tears; else very good; ---SUBTITLE: Educational Conference Celebrating the Inauguration of James Lewis Morrill as Eighth President of the University of Minnesota].
Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 1944. 1944 Edition. Quarto; G/no-DJ; Grey spine with no text; Boards strong, age-worn, generally clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, covers faded with wear, front cover illustration faded with age, light staining on back cover; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise generally clean, light musty odor, many pages stuck to one another due to an unknown tackiness, photographs well-maintained and interior illustrations are mostly still vivid, top edge shows signs of heavy wear; pp 155.
Washington: Senior Class of Georgetown University, 1947. Quarto; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with raised brown text; Boards haveslight edge wear, lightly sunned spine and minimal wear on exterior, otherwise sturdy; Text block is slightly age toned with partial pages due to portions cut or torn out; foxing on pages towards front have moisture stains and shadow toning; pp 232.
Edinburgh: Printed for Robert Ogle, 1841-1842. First Edition. Three thick quartos; cxxii, 492 pp; xi, 516 pp; xii, 627 pp + errata page. Original publisher's purple cloth; spines faded brown; largely chipped and worn at spine ends and corners; spine volume three shows 1/3 torn detachment re-glued; hinges a bit tender; mild foxing to prelims; contents else very good throughout. [Faded gilt titles on chipped brown cloth].
Rhode Island: Brown University Press, 1985. US Printing. Qto. VG+/VG+. fully pictorial DJ spine and jacket-wide in b/w, with light blue titleblock, white title framed in black beneath tip of spine. expanded tilting and tauthor on similar sement and subtitling centered below upper edge. maroon clothbound HB with stamped gilt titling, large gilt crest centered on front board. panels thick and sturdy, minimal damage. textblock is a light ivory with small to large illustrations in b/w, drawings, scanned images and more. tail edge has mild discoloration. 319 pp.
Boston: M.R. Gate, 1883. Sixth revised edition. Thick Octavo; G/no-DJ; Dark brown decorative spine with gilt text; 3 Volumes in one bound book; Boards are leather bound with general wear along edges, slightly sunned spine, otherwise planks are strong; Text block is lightly age toned with tape along pastedowns and first & last pages; Sticker on front pastedown. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1961. First. Octavo; VG/G; Black spine with white text; Front free endpaper has embossed library stamp; DJ is age toned, rubbed with frayed edges, 1 inch tear at top edge, 0.5 inch tear at bottom corner; Boards have edge wear, otherwise clean; Textblock has darkened with age; pp 456.
Andover: Venture Publishing, 2013. First. Ex-Library. Small quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; white spiral binding; covers show minimal signs of edgewear, some staining on front; textblock contains numerous notes and math problems worked out in pencil by previous owner throughout pages 1 through 56; Library sticker fixed to front inside cover. 151pp. [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].
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1962. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. gently tanned DJ spine with dark red titling above black illustrated segment past mid-spine and across most of jacket front. a large closed cut to upper spine and large gash to jacket rear. dark red clothbound HB with stamped silver titling upon spine and front board. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. includes frontispiece and 6 illustrations, 14 drawings and 1 map. clear and complete ivory interior, all edges a basic ivory. 651 pp.
Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1936. First [SIGNED]. 12mo; vg+/none; green cloth spine with black text on tan label; quarter-bound w/black text; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to Blanchard Randall [1856-1942], Johns-Hopkins Trustee, 1936, ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 185 pp.; bfep, minor foxing starts; else very good.
Philadelphia: Board of Education, 1911. Third edition. Octavo; vg/wraps; green spine with no text; saddle-stitched; black text on front panel; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 76 pp.; photos, music, and text figures; handwritten notes on memorandum pages; light general age-toning; else very good.
Washinton, DC: The World Bank, 2011. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. rough strokes in shades of bright green and emerald. smooth wraps softcover, very glossy with smooth spine, titling in small white and tiny yellow subtitle, above small authors and tiny b/w logo. delicate skimmed, all corners of bright white texblock aligned and interior without marks, just as the wraps outer edges. overall condition is great. 251 pp. ISBN# 9780821386798.
Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1980. first edition. VG+/VG. 8vo in green cloth. DJ is Green with text on cover and spine in dark green and white. Boards have light fading along top edge, DJ has light shelf and edgewear, closed tear at top of spine on rear; very light fading along top edge and spine. Light yellowing to top of page block, and red pen mark on bottom edge; pages are clean and un-yellowed. Previous owners signature on front page. Scarce. 280 pp. This item was from our Dupont Circle store, now shelved in Maryland warehouse.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; vg/vg-; dj, light blue patterned spine with dark blue title blocks and white text; HB, dark blue cloth with gold text, quarter bound with patterned boards; minor shelf wear and bumping, chipping and closed tears to top edge of dj, light toning to board edges, very light foxing to page edges and end pages, text block clean; 241 pp; else very good.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 318 pages; VG/VG; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$20.00'; ex-libris bookplate on front pastedown; full number line; bookplate SIGNED by Hillary Clinton on second free endpaper, presumed autopen; shelved case 5.
London: R. Wilkin, 1722. First Edition. thin large 8vo., 44pp.; VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, spine has a large red label with gilt lettering; marbled boards; bookplate on front pastedown; mild rubbing and wear to boards; fore edge of text block uneven; unusually wide margins, the text measures approximately 19cm x 10 1/2cm, while the full page measures 24 1/2cm x 18 1/2cm; 'that' on the title page has been crossed off, as it was a misprint; shelved case 4.
Washington, DC: Author, 1951. first edition. thick, small folio in embossed grey hardcovers with blue gilt and letters; VG/G; boards with moderate soiling; spine discolored; front end pages with quotes and blue ink engravings of main buildings; glossy paper filled with photographs; advertisements at the end; pp. 220; shelved in Education section.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1959. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. much worn DJ along entire perimeter and aside the spinal column--continuous abrading and exterior panel edgewear. concentrated chipping and closed tears at head and tail of spine, with small faded lettering in red and white. jacket front has bold red left-justified title, ivory uppercase author and tiny text detail. black clothbound HB, tiny bronze-tone imprinted lettering mostly nicked off. cloth spine ends appear somewhat grayish and worn, marbled red panels and jacket edges are somewhat foxed from proximity to heavily foxed head-edge at top of volume. interior is unaffected, ivory sheets without discoloration or writing. 211pp.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Book Club Edition. 8vo., 288 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, tan and blue lettering to spine; general wear/mild age-toning to covers, "CONROY" in tan lettering to spine faded yet legible; chipping and closed tears to head and tail of spine; chipping with slight material loss to corners, creasing to fore-edges of covers; "Book Club Edition" stated to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, white lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild wear to boards; age-toning/scattered foxing to text-block, beveled fore-edge; shelved Case 5.
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 1981. First Edition Thus. 12mo., 254pp., VG-; softcover, spine white with black lettering, pictorial front cover; general shelfwear, cocking and creasing to spine (lettering affected yet legible), slight material loss to head of spine, age-toning to text-block and interior, small brown age spot to top of text-block; SIGNED by Conroy to title page; Conroy's first book written on Lt. Colonel Thomas "The Boo" Courvoisie, Commandant of Cadets at the Citadel, who was considered a friend and father figure by Conroy and his peers while attending the Military College of South Carolina; covers protected by plastic covering; shelved Case 5 or Window.
Alabam: Birmingham-Southern College, March 1981. not given. Qto. G+/VG-. light yellow glossy spine with small black lettering. DJ panel perimeter has some chips and nicks to what is otherwise smooth on panels. DJ protects mottled black cloth boards, slightly bumped corners, pushed in fraying tip and tail. endpapers have just a few faint spots. fully illustrated in black and white. glossy stock with pictorial history. 150 pp.
Cambridge: Harvard University, 1958. Octavo; VG/G+; Brown spine with dark brown text; DJ has moderate edgewear, small closed tears on spine, 1" closed tear on upper fore edge, discoloration marks on front cover and around edges; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to spine/corners; Textblock clean; 221pp.
Fredericksburg: University of Mary Washington, 2008. First Edition. Inscribed by author to previous owner on title page; Thick octavo; VG+/VG; Silver spine with blue and white text; DJ has slight shelfwear; Boards are sturdy, clean, corners good; Textblock including FFEP has slight creasing on fore edge for the first 7pages otherwise clean; 909 pp.
Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1974. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. simple red DJ spine with centered tiny black author, white title and black subtitle; black publisher at tail with white logo. edgewear appears whitish and tiny cuts and stress points along jacket perimeter. bright red clothbound HB, wide spine with full author and title gilt-stamped and centered on black label; gold publisher at tail end. decorative b/w pictorial endpapers. neat, clear interior textblock with unmarked outer edges. 668 pp. ISBN# 0548162433. (VOLUME II only!!).
Illinois: Northern Illinois University Press, 1984. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is purple with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, faint age-toning, some small open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, light bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 348; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1906. First Edition. Octavo; G/No jacket (as issued) hardcover; Blue spine with brown lettering; Boards have significant wear at all edges, and at the spine, corners and spine edges are beginning to fray; Binding is loose, some cracking at the gutters though all pages are bound; Text block is age toned and has a few instances of underlining; 391 pages.
New York: Aberdeem Press, 1974. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, blue spine with white and green titles; HB, blue cloth spine with yellow titles; ex libris, INSCRIBED BY CO-AUTHOR, Richards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 269 pp.; figures; light toning; dj, deeply sunned; minor chipping and tears; else very good.
Crukshank: Philadephia, 1793. First American Edition. Duodecimo; 192pp; full old calf leather with spine fully rebacked in workmanlike fashion; old wear remains; top corners largely showing; text block lacks endpapers; numerous contemporary ink names and later pencil scribbles on pastedowns and verso of frontis engraving with evident bleed-through; text block toned and occasionally soiled; folding table between pp130-131 torn halfway down the folding crease with the external half missing; contents else generally good. [Spine; plain and worn brown leather no titles]. [Note: A. S. Con Alex P.L.].
Winston-Salem: Hunter Publishing Company, 1967. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Orange spine with black text; Cloths are slightly sunned on spine and light wear on exterior & at corners, overall clean with strong panels; Text block has age toned moderately with unmarked pages and good binding; pp 323. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Lancaster, PA: Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Association, 1903. Limited First Edition/SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Approx. 10" x 12.75" VG- royal blue hardcover with gilt title. One in a Limited Edition of only 50 large paper copies, of which this is hand-stamped #24 and SIGNED by Joseph Henry Dobbs on edition page (verso of title page). Significant edge- and corner-wear to boards with partial old glue repair to front bottom fore edge corner. Faded gilt along top of deckle-edged text block. Hinges starting at front endpapers. Foxing to early and late pages. Age-toning throughout.
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan, 2006. Folio; VG+/VG; White spine with black text; Inscribed by the author; Dust jacket has slight shelfwear, otherwise clean; Boards have ribbed corners, otherwise clean; Textblock is clean; pp 329. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Lewisburg, WV: Greenbrier Military School, 1944. 1944 Edition. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with no text; Boards ageworn, strong, generally clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, tail corners bumped; Textblock clean, light musty odor, printed colors vibrant, occasional signatures and/or marginalia appear next to individual pictures, occasional pages lightly stuck together; pp 171.