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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: Henry G. Bohn, 1848. Octavo, 517 pages; VG-; contemporary full binding of black calf; spine with raised bands, brown label, and gilt lettering and heavy design; mild shelf wear and scuffing; front joint starting at top; all edges gilt; previous owner's bookplate at front paste down; foxing and water staining to recto of frontispiece map; bookseller's stamp at back paste down; pages clean; shelved Front Case.
London: MacMillan & Co., Limited, 1911. First Edition. Octavo, 354 pages; G; full binding of burgundy cloth; spine with gilt lettering; some shelf wear; shredding to head and tail of spine; upper edge gilt; mild foxing; contains black and white photo plates, fold-out map; pages clean; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1930. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 536 pages; VG; full binding of brown cloth; spine faded to orange, with black lettering; mild shelf wear; previous owner's name at front free end paper; contains fold-out maps; pages clean; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
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 Case 8 1/2.
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).
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1992. Octavos, 11 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine brown leather with bright gilt spines, black and red labels with gilt titling, and gilt decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; very mild shelfwear; shelved above Easton Press.
London: Robert Jennings, , 1828. First Edition. Octavo; G; bound in 3/4 burgundy calf, marbled boards, spine with gilt titling; moderate wear and rubbing to binding, including front board largely detached, part of marbled paper on front board peeling, chipping to head and tail of spine; small ink splatter to top edge of text block, impacts top edge of Columbia and Brazil maps; with 80/81 plates, lacking the final plate (Intermediate Geography). With 55 maps illustrating the modern world and 25 of 26 maps illustrating the ancient world; Calligraphic title page to both parts; Scales differ.; RR consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: Rinehart & Comapny, 1954. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, tan with gold print on brown banner; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, tanning to spine, wear to spine caps and corners, mildly cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, mild tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; xvi, 362 pages, illustrated (b&w).
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;.
New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1983. Updated and augmented. Octavo; Updated and augmented edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has edgewear, light shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, light soiling on front and rear; Text block clean and tight; Laid in: “FractalMagic” by Sintar Software, 2 floppy discs (5 ¼ inches) in cardboard pocket (seems an unrelated publication from work being described); 468 pages, illustrated (b&w, some color).
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.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1874. Large Quarto, 576/568 pages; VG-/VG-; both volumes bound in brown leather, have gilt lettering and profuse embossing on the front and back cover, paneled spines have gilt lettering; bindings have shelf wear along the top and bottom edges and along he sides of the spine, has minor bumping and fraying on the fore edge corners; pages have age toning, have gilt ledges, have minor to major detachment in several locations; profusely illustrated with in-text and full page illustrations; shelved front case.
Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1936. Small Quarto; pp 182; G-/paperback; dark beige spine with black text; covers show mild wear to exterior; slight wear to edges; ex-library stamp to front; intact panels; text block has light toning to exterior edges; ex-library with markings to ffep; bookbinder's tape to front and rear gutters; frontispiece;illustrated; text pages clean;.
New York: GF Hopkins, 1802. First American Edition. Octavo; VG-; ix,94, 296 pages with folding frontispiece map (now backed by linen); Original brown leather boards with repaired spine; Gilt lettering and designs on spine; Scuffing to edges of boards, some bumping and fraying to the corners; Spine is rubbed but title on spine is legible ("Mackenzy's Travels" [sic]); Two bookplates on front pastedown (Bonnycastle Robinson & CLF Robinson); Previous owner's name in ink on title page; Some spotting/foxing throughout including map; Original frontispiece map is intact and backed by linen; PS Consignment; Shelved in Case 1.
Bathurst: Crawford House Press, 1993. Quarto; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with gold print; DJ has tears to front top edge, vendor label on rear, mild edgewear; Boards in green cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; 146 pages, frontispiece, chiefly 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 and New York: The London Printing and Publishing Company Limited, n.d. Thick Octavo; pp 1254; Fair; 1/2 bound brown leather with gilt text; no jacket; odd volume; exterior shows heavy rubbing to edges and joints; slight defect to front joint; gilt scroll to leather; text block marbled; exterior edges shows some wear; marbled endpapers; ex-library plate to front pastedown; profusely illustrated; interior pages slightly age toned; slight cracking to gutters; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; frontispiece;.
Bethesda: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 1997. Second edition. Quarto; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in glossy red paper with gold print, mild wear to corners, else clean and strong; Text block has spine break at page 18, else clean and tight; xvi, 689 pages, illustrated (some color). Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 2.
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.
Stanstead and Sherbrooke, L. C. Walton & Gaylord, 1835. First Edition. 10mo., 116 pages; Fair; in original publisher's quarter brown leather, blue paper boards, front cover has reprint of title page within a frame; rear cover missing fore half, front cover with chipping and wear to all edges, spine chipped to head and tail; some fingerprint smudges to interior; lacking map; page 57 has a small newspaper clipping, detailing the 1891 Census, pasted above the lesson on population; extremely scarce Lower Canadian Imprint; shelved case 3.
New York: Johnson and Ward, 1862. Folio, 99 pages, 64 lithographed maps; G; bound in original publisher's three-quarters calf with embossed green cloth covers, titling in gilt on front cover and spine, marbled endpapers; front gutter partially open; most maps with light foxing; hand-colored plates; shelved above case 3.
Edinburgh; London: A. Constable & Co. and Longman & Comp'y, 1817. First Edition. Quarto, 53 maps; G-; bound in publisher's quarter leather and marbled boards, engraved paper title label on upper board, title in gilt to spine; moderate wear to boards, including lower fore corner of front board missing, significant rubbing; with engraved title vignette; name on title page; lacks tipped in publishers advertisement; Complete with 53 full-page engraved maps, some with original tissue guards; shelved case 7.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1968. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, creasing to hinges, shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has slight stain to front flyleaf, penciled name on half-title page, else clean and tight; 194 pages, maps.
New-Haven: Printed by Meigs, Bowen and Dana, in Chapel-Street, . First Edition. 12mo., 214 pages; G-; bound in contemporary full calf, black label to spine with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, cracking to spine, wear to hinges; ffep loose within, with early names written in ink, one dated 1787; some gatherings slightly loose; page 57 with long horizontal tear; with half-title; some slight waviness to pages, some mild cracking and wear to fore edges of pages; With engraved hand-colored double-hemisphere of the world frontispiece (The World. Agreeable to the last Discoveries in the South Seas. 6.5x10 cm) and 4 "word maps" (described by Warren Heckrotte as "cartographic diagrams") in the text (South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa). LACKING THE FOLDING MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; some tattering to edges of frontispiece, does not effect map; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1902. Thick octavo; pp 782; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; full title: Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1901; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; noticeable rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep; slight cracking to gutter at pp 400-401; cracking to gutters; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950. Octavo; pp 715; G/no-DJ; sage green spine with gilt text; full title: Handbook of South American Indians, Volume 6: Physical Anthropology, Linguistics and Cultural Geography of South American Indians; odd volume; cloth has slight sunning to spine; lightly rubbed corners; mild wear to exterior; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior; interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to front pastedown; maps to pouch to rear pastedowm; profusely illustrated.
New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., 1987. Second Printing. Small Quarto; pp 321; G/Fair; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; tape mends to edges; slightly sun aged exterior; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; minor wear to corners; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front endpaper; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Boston: Ginn & Company, Publishers, 1900. Octavo; G+ hardcover with no dust jacket; dark grey spine with gold text; boards are severely age-toned and have stains to the front and rear; both joints are damaged but binding is in tact; text block is extremely tanned and front free end- paper has a scribble in red pencil otherwise pages are legible; 428p.
St.Simons Island: Watermarks Publishing, 2001. Fourth printing, spiral bound, Octavo; VG/Wraps; Cream color spiral spine, dark blue text; Light shelf wear to covers, minor fray at top of first spiral, otherwise covers are clean; Binding intact, [SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE], previous owner's pencil notes on end page; Text block clean; 160 pp.
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.
Buffalo: Geo. H. Derby and Co., 1851. 10mo; pp 456; G-; dark blue spine with gilt text; ex-library; full title: Oregon and California: The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California, to which is added a description of the Physical Geography of California; cloth has slight fading to exterior, some wear to edges; ex-library sticker to lower spine; text block has age toned exterior edges; ex-library stamps to some early pages and other pages in text; slight cracking to front gutter; missing ffep; some slight foxing throughout.
Lugd. Batav. Roterodami: Hackios, 1669. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary vellum, faded ink lettering to spines; some soiling to vellum; bookplate to front pastedown of each volume; each volume with an engraved title page, all dated 1669, title page of volume 1 says 1669, 2 and 3 state 1668; stain to bottom of text bloc of volume 1, does not impact any text; interiors clean; printer's mark with an eagle and the motto 'MOVENDO' on each title page; text in Latin with Greek references; shelved case 3.
New York: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2008. Fifteenth Edition, First Printing. Folio; pp 448; VG/VG-; black spine with white text; dust jacket show slight shelf wear to exterior; some bumping to edges; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1993. Quarto; pp 636; VG/VG-; orange spine with white and yellow text; odd volume; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, light curling to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior, minor edge wear; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1938. Second Edition. 12mo., 270 pages; VG; flexible red boards with gilt text on front and spine; text block marbled; 28 maps, 28 plans, 14 coats of arms; attached ribbon bookmark; mild bumping to spine and covers; bookplate to front pastedown; text in German; shelved case 9.
London: T. Nelson and Sons. Octavo; G-; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, tearing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on front fore edge, spine sun toned, separation front text block visible in front interior; text block age toned, some foxing, gutter visible.