Munchen: Verlag der Vereinigten Kunstanstalten. Quarto (oblong); 5 volumes; G; Paperback; Spine, white without print; Covers are oversize with light edgewear, light shelfwear, v. 5 has mild foxing on front; Text blocks have foxing to interior of covers and initial and final pages, else clean and tight unless otherwise noted below; Each volume consists entirely of variously numbered leaves of b&w plates of captioned photographs; Captions in German; CONTENTS: Alpine Ansichten aus Aller Welt [Heft 2-5 only] -- Bayerische Alpen (textblock is separated from cover). Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #3.
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Alger: XIXe Congrès Géologique International, 1952. Octavo, 84 leaves of b&w plates + 10 maps (1 folded) in envelope. In Good plus condition. Slipcase in cream paper, slight stain, light smudging. Spine is tan with black print. Cover is tan without print. Toning to spine, slight foxing inside rear. Captions for plates in French. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column A.
Milsons Point: Mynah, 2003. Folio; VG; Hardcover in portfolio; Spine, blue with gold print; Portfolio in glossy illustrated paper, handle on fore edge, clean and bright; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; CD-Rom in pocket affixed to front flyleaf; xxi, 618 pages, 1 CD-Rom, illustrated (color). [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.].
London: Edward Stanton, 1898. Hardcover folding map in original red publisher's binding with red label to front cover. Boards show moderate shelf wear overall. Map measures 22 1/8" x 27" ; linen backed with toning and scattered foxing. Wear to hardcover with bumping to corners, small stain on front and back; moderate wear to spine with some loss of material and minor chipping to head and tail.
Chicago: National Railway Publication Co./Rand McNally, 1877. Small Octavo, 376 pages. In Fair condition. Yellow paper covers with black text. Covers have tearing to spine edges, creasing to spine, bending to corners, age toning to both covers, and mild edgewear. Textblock lacking title page and has bending to corners and light age toning. Folding map laid in. RWO.
1765? Octavo, 156 pages + index. In Fair condition. Spine is cream with faded tan print. Boards half bound with cream vellum to spine and corners and tan paper to boards. Wear to spine caps and corners, smudging/shelf wear overall. Text block has red tinted edges, bookplate and name in ink on front pastedown. Text in German, gothic script. Date from preface which is signed by Georg Andreas Bill (Will?). NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk Column A, ND-A.
[n.p.]: [n.p.], 1747 - 1760. Oblong Quarto, [99 leaves]. In Good condition. Bound in full 18th-century marbled papers boards. Boards show moderate plus wear to all edges and corners, and moderate soiling and age toning overall. Text block has moderate uneven age toning throughout, light soiling to some pages, and light wear edges. Mounted maps show occasional light soiling, light to moderate age toning, and some minor ink emendations. MJ Consignment. NOTE: Shelved in Room G.
London: Hurst & Company, 1992. First UK Edition. 10mo; pp 252; VG/VG-; black/white spine with white text; dust jacket has light shelf wear to exterior; minor foxing to rear fore edge; mild damp stain to rear tail edge; also light staining inside dj tail edge; cloth clean; text block exterior edges have light foxing; slight tone to endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Auburn: H. C. Southwick, 1817. Octavo; 360 pages; G-; Bound in dark brown leather with gilt lettering on brown spine label; Bumping and rubbing to corners, cracking to spine leather scratch on rear cover, boards exposed at bottom corners; Textblock has age toning to pages, foxing to pages, open tear in title page, splitting along front interior hinge; Howes B867; Sabin 8558; RWO.
Xining: People's Government of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture; Propaganda Department of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, 1991. Large quarto: 142 pages. Very good-. White spine with black titling in Chinese, Tibetan, and English. Corners and edges of wraps lightly bumped; spine lightly creased; Corners of text block slightly bumped. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Text in Chinese, Tibetan, and English. SH consignment. This is an oversized item which may require additional postage; please inquire for rates.
Rome: I.C.E. -Italian Institute for Foreign Trade, 1982. Large octavo; G/no-DJ; gray spines with black text; slipcase has slight staining to rear; cracking rear head edge; 2 volumes, 78+146; cloths have moderate wear to edges; some spotting to spine; lightly sunned boards; one volume is in 2 ring binder, second volume is hardbound book; text blocks show moderate wear due to handling; lightly sunned spines; interiors clean; illustrated with many photographs; Italian, German, French, Arabic and English text NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1978. First. Text in French; Gift Inscription to previous owner on half title page; Octavo; VG- Paperback; Green spine with White text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, slight bowing to rear cover, moderate bowing of front cover, otherwise clean; Textblock has small black pen mark along fore edge, inscription on half title page, slight age toning, faint brown stains on 8 pages towards rear, otherwise clean; 257 pp.
Maysville, Kentucky: Lewis Collins, 1850. Presumed First Edition. Octavo, xvi, 560 pages. In Good condition. Spine is red with gilt lettering. Boards show minor rubbing to front and back boards, minor smudging along front and back hinges. Boards show minor rubbing to fore edge corners, minor rubbing to tail edges on front and back boards. Boards show sunning to spine, minor rubbing to headcap and tail. Lacking accompanying folding map. Ex-library copy with ink stamp on reverse of title page near tail edge, faded spot on spine towards tail. Ownership inscription on head edge of title page. Textblock shows age toning and minor foxing spots on fore edge. Pink spots on tail edge. RWO Consignment.
Paris: Chez la Veuve Estienne, 1741. First Edition. 12mo., , [xxii], 497 pages, ; G-; Full contemporary calf, with gilt tooling and lettering to banded spine (largely faded and significantly toned); Boards show moderate plus wear overall, with cracking to joints, significant fading to spine, and spine cracked between pp. 162 and 163 (but binding still intact); Textblock has light shelfwear to red-dyed edges, some chipping to ffep (decorative endpaper), and moderate uneven age-toning to pages interiorly throughout; Includes two large fold-out maps (the first, at p. 164, has one closed tear); Lengthy inscription in mid-19th century hand appears on verso of ffep. RWO.
Baltimore: George M'Dowell & Son, 1832. Octavo; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on black banner, raised bands; Boards in brown leather, binders tape on hinges is cracked or torn length of spine, tattering to spine caps and corners, wear to edges, scuffing, peripheral darkening, small stains; Text block has cracked front hinge, notation to endpapers in pencil and ink, small vendor label on front pastedown, tanning/foxing to endpapers, name in ink on title page, tear to fore edge of title page, foxing throughout, puckering to paper throughout; Missing two folded color maps; 471 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1962. Reprint. Octavo, vii, 151 pages. In Good plus condition with Good dust jacket, price clipped. Dust jacket shows rubbing to front and back boars. Dust jacket shows sunning to spine, fore edge and head edge of front and back boards. Dust jacket shows minor rubbing to fore edge corners. Dust jacket shows minor tear at hinge of front board towards tail edge, minor tearing at head and tail edges of back board, minor tear at fore edge of back board near tail edge. Textblock shows mild minus foxing spots on head edge, minor foxing spots on fore edge. RWO Consignment.
Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Larger Octavo; VG-/paperback; pea green spine with white text; first edition, first printing; covers show slight smudges to exterior; binding intact; text block exterior head and fore edges show some foxing; exterior tail edge lightly toned; light foxing to half title and title pages; map frontispiece; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 209.
New York & Bombay: Longmans, Green& Co, 1906. Fifth Impression. Octavo, 223 pages. In Very good minus condition. Burgundy spine with gilt lettering. Full binding in burgundy cloth. Boards show light shelf wear and slight sunning to spine. Text block a has deckled fore-edge, modest age-toning and periodic pen marks throughout pages.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1922. First Edition. Octavo; 368 pages; G+; Bound in red cloth with discolored gilt text; Covers have sunning to spine, discoloration to gilt text on spine, mild edgewear and shelfwear; Textblock has faint age toning, slight writing in pen on front endpaper NOTE: Shelved in Front Desk Alcove.
London: A&C Black Limited, 1924. Second Edition. Octavo, 234 pages. In Very Good minus condition. Navy spine with gilt lettering. Full binding in navy cloth. Boards show light shelf wear, slight sunning to spine, minor fraying to corners and mild cracking to headband and tailband. Text block exhibits modest age-toning throughout pages.
Bassano: Calende di Aprile, 1796. Octavo. 50 pages. In Good minus condition. Blue paper covers. Covers have front cover mostly torn at joint, slight tearing to spine at tail edge, slight bending to corners. Textblock has light age toning, foxing in some places, and bookplate on inside of front cover. Shelved Allan's Office.
Washington, D.C. United States Department of State, 1982. Presumed First Edition. Octavo, Two Volumes. In Good plus condition. Spines are red with gilt lettering. Boards show minor rubbing to front and back boards, minor scratching to front and back boards of Part 1. Boards show minor bumping to fore edge corners, minor bumping to headcaps and tails, minor sunning to spines. Textblocks shows minor age toning, mild minus foxing spots to head edges, minor foxing spots to fore and tail edges. CONTENTS: Vol I., "Part 1", (xxvii, 1409 pages) -- Vol II., "Part 2", (xxiii, 1410 - 2497 pages). RWO Consignment.
New York: The Twentieth Century Fund, 1961. Octavo; G/G-; black/copper spine with copper and beige text; dust jacket exterior shows moderate soiling wear; several chips to edges; light tone to flaps; slight foxing inside dj; cloth exterior has light wear; minor edge wear; tight binding; textblock exterior edges have mild tone; pictorial endpapers; faint foxing to few first and last pages; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 810.
New York: University Books, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo, viii, x, xi, xiv, 228 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good dust jacket. Spine blue/black with lime green lettering. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering. Mild age toning to the rear and flaps. Boards show extremely light sunning. Text block has head edge colored yellow and slight age toning to the fore and tail edges. Slight age toning interiorly. Frontispiece. Illustrated. Reprinted. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk Column A, ND-A.
Paris: Imp. Paul Dupont. Quarto; Volume 2 (of 2) only; G-; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards quarter bound with red leather to spine and marbled paper to boards, wear to spine caps and corners, scuffing to leather, small surface tears to boards; Text block has cracked hinges front and rear, tanning to endpapers, foxing throughout, else clean and tight; Text in French; paged 632-1206, illustrated (b&w and color plates). [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].
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1963. First Edition. Large Octavo, Volumes I and II only. In Good plus condition with Good dust jacket, prices clipped. Dust jackets are protected by mylar covering. Dust jackets show foxing spots to front and back boards of Vol I. Boards show sunning to spines, rubbing and tearing to head, tail, and fore edges, bumping to headcaps and tails. Dust jackets show minor water mark on spine label of Vol I. Ownership bookplate sticker on inside of front boards of Vol I. Both textblocks show age toning, milld foxing spots on head edges. Textblock of Vol II shows mild foxing spots on fore edge of and minor foxing spots on tail edge. CONTENTS: Vol I., "Pacific and Western Manuscripts [Except California]", (vii, 379 pages) -- Vol II., "Mexican and Central American Manuscripts", (ix, 294 pages). RWO Consignment.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1984. First Edition. Small Quarto, xi, 77 pages. In Very Good condition with Good plus dust jacket. Dust jacket shows minor rubbing at tail edge of front and back corners, and at front board hinge. Dust jacket shows minor sunning to head edge hinge of back board and spine. Textblock is clean. RWO Consignment.
The State of Ohio, 1896. Octavo, Two Volumes. In Good condition. Spines are red with gilt lettering. Half bound in red leather with black cloth boards. Boards show rubbing to front and back boards, rubbing and minor bumping to fore edge corners. Boards show minor rubbing to fore edges, with minor tearing to fore edge of back board and tail edge of front board on Vol I. Boards show minor rubbing to hinges, moderate rubbing and creasing to spines. Boards show moderate rubbing, bumping, and tearing to headcaps and tails, with slight exposure to binding. Front hinge of Vol II shows moderate plus tearing, board is slightly loose. Bindings are slightly loose. Ownership inscriptions on inside of front board on paste down paper. Textblocks show age toning, mild foxing spots and smudging to fore and tail edges. CONTENTS: Vol I., (1004, xxvi) -- Vol II., (xvi, 911 pages, xx). RWO Consignment.
Cairo: Government Press, 1925-1950. Octavo, Four volumes. In Good condition. Ex-library with usual markings, including labels on spine, pinhole stamp and library markings on title pages, library pocket or glue stains on rear endpapers. Spines are green with gold print. Boards in green cloth. Light wear to spine caps, light blemishes from removed labels. Illustrated: color maps (folded), b&w/sepia maps and plates (some folded). At head of title: Ministry of Public Works, Egypt. Physical Department”. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column D. CONTENTS: The Lake Plateau Basin of the Nile (Physical Department Paper No. 21) (1925; v, 75 pages) — The Lake Plateau Basin of the Nile. Second Part (Physical Department Paper No. 21) (1927; vii, 66 pages) — The Nile Basin. Volume I. General Description of the Basin, Meteorology, Topography of the White Nile Basin (Physical Department Paper No. 26) (xi, 144 pages) — The Nile Basin. Volume VIII. The Hydrology of the Sobat and White Nile and the Topography of the Blue Nile and Atbara (Physical Department Paper No. 55) (1950; x, 141 pages, 2 large folded color maps in rear pocket). [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].
n.p. EEBO Editions/ProQuest, 2011. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; VG/paperback; brown pictorial spine with white text; originally published in 1659; facsimile reprint; full title: A Topographie or Survey of the County of Kent with Some Chronological, Historicall, and Other Matters Touching the Same, and the Several Parishes and Places Therein; covers have minimal exterior wear; intact binding; edges to textblock has slight wear due to handling; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; pp 422.
London: Sir Joseph Causton & Sons, 1909. First Edition. Octavo, 191 pages. In Very Good condition. Purple and yellow spine with purple lettering. Full binding in purple cloth with amber details. Boards show light shelf wear and minor fraying to corners and headband's edge. Text block has a deckled fore edge and modest age-toning throughout pages. Note: Shelved in Netdesk Column B, ND-B.
London: The Macmillan Company, 1934. Third edition. Small Octavo; 528 pages; G-; Hardcover without dust jacket; Sea blue spine with gilt lettering; Full binding in sea blue cloth; Moderate shelf wear and edge wear, sunning and closed tears to spine; Text block exhibits some age-toning, binding relatively loose due to age.
New York and London: The Guilford Press, 2004. Reprinted. Octavo; G+/paperback; white/gray spine with gray and white text; reprinted; covers have minimal exterior wear; minor edge wear; text block exterior edges show slight shelf wear; small streaks to exterior fore edge; some highlights inside; tight binding; stain to pp 76-77; profusely illustrated; pp 513.
Boston: Wells And Lilly, 1824. First Edition Thus. Ocatavos; G/No jacket hardcover; Brown black and red leather spines with gilt lettering; 8 Volumes, bound in brown leather; All volumes have significant wear at the edges and corners, spines are creased and rubbed, some fraying at the corners and light bending to the boards; Bindings are sturdy; Text blocks are greatly age darkened, some foxing throughout the texts, some spots of liquid staining to the texts, no marking to the texts; 8 Volume Set. shelved above political science.
Parsons WV: McClain Printing Company, 1971. First Edition. Octavo, xii, 158 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Good dust jacket. Spine ivory white with black lettering. Slight soiling wear with minimal minor edge wear. Boards show minimal wear with very slight edge wear. Text block has tiny black mark to fore edge, impacted few pages. Previous owner's name to front end papers and small smudge to map illustrated map between pages 103-104. Illustrated. First Edition.
New Haven: Sherman Converse of New Haven, 1821. Third Edition. Octavo, 832 pages. In Good condition. Spine is brown with red spine label and gilt lettering. Bound in brown leather. Boards show moderate rubbing to front and back boards, spine, head, fore, and tail edges. Boards show moderate rubbing and bumping to fore edge corners. Boards show rubbing to front and back hinges, creasing to spine, minor fading to gilt lettering, rubbing and bumping to headcap and tail. Binding is slightly loose. Textblock shows age toning, moderate plus foxing spots, minor smudging. RWO Consignment.
Paris: Chez Bordelet, 1754. First French Edition. 12mo., xxiv, 402 pages; Brown leather banded spine with gilt graphics and nearly fully faded label; Boards show significant wear to top-most band on spine, a large chip to head of spine and to spine along joint of front-cover below spine label; moderate+ wear to all edges, chipping to top-corner of front cover, warping to back cover, and one worm-hole near top edge of front cover; Textblock has light wear to edge-corners, light+ soiling to fore- and top-edges, curling/creasing at the bottom-corner of pages 201 - 354, and two worm-holes impacting the top-quarter of all pages from ffep to page 28; Includes original 11.75" x 11.75" fold-out map at page 278; all edges dyed red; NOTE: Shelved in Room G.
Naval Intelligence Division, 1946. First Edition. Octavo, 659 pages; G+; full binding of green cloth; spine faded to yellow with gilt lettering; in mylar wrapper; mild shelf wear; mild shredding at top of back joint; ex-library, with usual marks; bookseller's sticker at front free end paper; contains black and white photo plates, and fold-out maps; missing one map; pages clean else library marks; LJ consignment; shelved Middle Room.
York: Thomas Wilson and Sons, 1820. Second Edition. Octavo; 392 pages; G; Bound in Brown paper with Black text on brown spine label; Boards have sunning to spine, bumping and rubbing to corners, chipping along edges, rubbing to edges, splitting along front joint, fraying along spine; Textblock has creasing to pages, age toning and foxing to pages, waviness to pages, writing in pencil on front endpaper and pastedown; RWO.
London: Times Books, 2005. Eleventh Edition. Folio; VG- Hardcover w/ VG- Dustjacket and G+ Slipcase; White spine with Gold and Black text; Slipcase has some shelfwear, some edgewear, large black mark on front cover; Dustjacket has slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, slight fraying at corners; Boards strong, slight edgewear, otherwise clean; Textblock has bending to top corner of page 3 of index, otherwise clean; 415 pp.