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.
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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.
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.
Jerusalem, Israel: Ariel Publsihing House / The Kibbutz Movement, c. 1980. Israeli Printing. thin Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. ivory wraps spine with Hebrew titling in small brown lettering. jacket front partially illustrated beneath English language titling and softcover rear is similarly illustrated but in Hebrew. barely skimmed, this copy lists and includes more than 100 titled drawings, plans, layouts, maps and more. clear within textblock, edges slim and corners of sheets and covers neat. approx. 128 pp.
San Francisco: Yolla Bolly Press, Sierra Club Books, 1985. First Edition (Stated). Folio hardcover with dustjacket. VG+/VG+. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front endpaper to historian Daniel Boorstin. Interior clean, binding strong, minor shelfwear, dustjacket now in protective plastic sleeve. 210 pp. 0871568454. [Black text on white spine. Above geography.].
Italy: Monumenta Bergomensia LXX, 2000. First Edition. Folio; VG/VG; Hardcase spine natural map picture w/ maroon and black text, boards strong, slight wear; dustjacket spine natural map picture w/maroon & black text; boards strong; binding good; minimal wear of pages otherwise very good. 543pp. Oversize/overweight: may require additional postage for expedited/international orders.
Beijing: China Cartographic Publishing House, 2001. Third. Third edition, third printing; large octavo; VG/G+; dark green and blue photograph spine with red text; dustjacket has some edgewear and fraying, one small, 0.5 cm hole in material in bottom left corner of back cover, some scuffing and creasing; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; 107pp.
New York: American Geographical Society, 1943. Octavo; G+/G; off-white spine w/o text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and lightly age toned exterior; chipping at fore corners and slight rubbing & soiling along fore edge; head & tail edges show slight fraying; cloth slightly sunned with strong & intact an panels; text block slight age toning on exterior edges; text pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; pp 312.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
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.
Amsterdam: Chez George Gallet, 1703. First Illustrated French Edition. folio, , 556 pages, ; VG; 3/4 bound with brown leather spine, black leather label with gilt lettering, marbled boards; newly repaired, with new spine, previous marbled boards preserved; rubbing and shelfwear to boards, edges worn; mild foxing throughout; half-title and engraved frontispiece; small pen writing in upper fore corner of title page; complete collation, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4; with 16 folding plates, 16 single plates, 39 black and white plates embedded within text, and 3 color plates embedded within text; plate 1 is folded in such a way that it slightly sticks out the fore edge, and as such the vertical crease is torn along the lower half; full title continues: et de quelques autres adjacentes ; dont les principales sont Chypre, Rhodes, Candie, Samos, Chio, Negrepont, Lemnos, Paros, Delos, Patmos, avec un grand nombre d'autres. Comprenant leurs noms, leur situation, leurs villes, leurs châteaux, l'histoire tant ancienne que moderne de leurs habitants ; leur gouvernement, les révolutions qui y sont arrivés, les plantes, animaux, &c. qui s'y trouvent.; shelved case 4.
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.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
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.
London: J. Newberry, 1758. First Edition, Second Issue. 16mo; G+; Contemporary binding with red label on spine with gilt; Front board is separating, still attached; general scuffing to edges, boards; Corners bumped, bent; Small pen marking on ffep; Toning to pages; Maps clear, undamaged; Small [1/2 inch] tear to index page; Frontispiece, engraved title page, preface leaf, B & W maps, index leaf; NOTES: maps are not tinted, all black and white. Book does not have Africa error or printed correction on index (second issue); SS Consignment. Shelved in Case 3.
Philadelphia: Johnson & Warner, 1809. First edition. octavos in dark brown leather; six-band spine with gold gilt; condition: Good; boards show moderate shelf wear; corners slightly bumped and frayed; binding strong; inscriptions on end pages of vol. 1; paper heavily foxed and stained with offsetting on most pages, but not detrimental to text; text in tight print; pp. 556 and 496; contains folded maps of all areas described; please contact us for shipping costs; SH consignment; shelved in Case # 9.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1991. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, closed tear at front top right corner, stain to bottom edge; Boards in green cloth with gold print, bumps to outside corners and spine caps, mild stain to front bottom right corner; Textblock has bumped lower right corner with stain to bottom edge and front edge; 96 pages, illustrated (chiefly color).
Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2005. Second Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Blue spine with lighter blue and white text: Covers have general shelfwear, scuff marks, slight fraying to corners, sticker residue on front, binding tight: Textblock exterior has some smudges, pages clean and unmarked: Second Edition: 339 pp.
New York: American Geographical Society, 1930. Second, revised. Octavo; vg/wraps/box; grey spine with no text; slipcase, grey cloth spine with gilt lettering on black; sunned; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; two folding maps, toning starts; front panel and edges, foxing starts; slipcase, some soiling and flaking; else very good; ---ISBN none.
Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006. US Printing. small Qto. VG/ - no DJ. black glossy wraps spine has purple, orange and white titles. glossy, smooth adjacent softcovers with background map graphics and lettering in similar shades of purple, orange and black. includes CD-ROM in protective sleeve affixed inside rear cover. no marks, writing to interior or exterior, edges smooth and clear. volume in super shape overall. 588 pp. ISBN# 0471792292.
New York: Arno Press, 1969 . Facsimile reprints [including maps]. VOLS. 1-7: 8vos., VG/no DJs; HCs, green cloth boards with gold lettering to spines and front boards; bumping to head and tail of spines, particularly to tail of Vol. 1; mild shelfwear to text-blocks, e.g., age-toning to top edges of text-blocks; frontispieces; VOL. 8: pamphlet with all 54 maps (facsimile reprints) housed in green cloth-covered clam-shell case (moderate shelfwear to case); pamphlet and maps in VG+ condition; second printing of De Voto's introduction [orig. 1953]; shelved above General American History.
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.
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.
London, Melbourne and Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1982. Quarto, 314 pages. Hard cover with dust jacket. Very good. Inscribed by former owner on the half-title page. Tight binding. Text is clean and unmarked. Neat and clean boards. Light shelf wear to dust jacket; still very good and wrapped in protective brodart. red spine with text in yellow and blue. Shelve in Geography.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1846. Octavo; good-/none; dark green leather spine with gilt lettering and rulings; half-bound with red and green marbled boards; bumped at corners; ex libris, signature and name stamp; edge wear and abraded along top and bottom, separation of leather along hinge at front board; text block, mild toning; foxing throughout;early pages, water spots; 308 pp.; Appendix, Accurate synopsis of the Sixth Census of he United States, 1845; 212 pp.; ---Book's subtitle is AN INDEX OF THE VARIOUS COUNTIES, DISTRICTS, PARISHES, TOWNSHIPS, TOWNS, &C., AND AN INDEX OF THE RIVERS; TOGETHER WITH A GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF EVERY STATE AND TERRITORY IN THE UNION; ALSO AN ACCURATE SYNOPSIS OF THE POPULATION IN THE YEAR 1840, ACCORDING TO THE SIXTH CENSUS, ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED; IN ADDITION TO WHICH THERE ARE A VARIETY OF STATISTICAL AGGREGATES, ACCOUNTS OF ALL RAIL ROADS AND CANALS, COLLEGES, &C., ANS A SYNOPSIS OF THE NEW POSTAGE LAW.
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.
London: Bernard Quaritch Ltd, 1935. Octavo, 222pp; 170pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Edge-wear to dust jacket, including light chipping, rubbing and age-toning. Green clothbound boards are clean. Head-edge gilt. Minimal, faint foxing to rear text of volume two. Spines gently cocked. Binding is sturdy. Volume two contains numerous fold-out maps. Spines are beige with black text at head.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1888. Ex-libris (personal library); Quarto; VG/no-DJ; spine beige (looks like canvas), no lettering, darker toward the center; boards strong, clean, very slightly warped, corners worn inward, some wear on spine head and tail, minimal other edgewear; textblock clean, bottom corner of ToC folded, ex-libris bookplate on front pastedown, minor stain at bottom of front free end paper, some creasing on back free end paper, free of highlighting/underlining, contains many b/w illustrations and color maps. pagination not followed to end.
Erfurt: Verlag der Muellerschen Buchhandlung, 1836. na. folio.VG-. half-leather w/ marbled boards. brown leather spine w/ blue field containing title in gold. hinges have small splits to head and tail of spine. boards are worn and curled at corners. shelfworn. staining to rear pages of book. this book contains beautiful maps.
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.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1907. First Edition. 4to., 336 pp., VG-; orange cloth boards, spine faded light brown, leather title label with gilt lettering affixed to spine; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine and corners of boards; rubbing to spine, chipping to edges of label, lettering to label barely legible; cocking to spine, cracked hinge to front board, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; fading to gilt text-block, age-toning to beveled fore- and bottom-edges; occasional age-toning, foxing, and minor staining to interior; signature of previous owners to ffep and recto of first blank page, embossed stamp of previous owner to bfep, label from previous bookseller to front paste-down; tipped-in frontispiece and plates protected by tissue guards; shelved Case 10.
London: Printed for William Johnston, 1754. Third Edition. 8vo., 640pp.,  index; VG-; spine paneled brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards, including scuffing, scratches, slight bowing; corners and board edges peeling; all 23 plates present, some staining from the color onto other parts of plates or facing pages; mild age-toning; GB; shelved case 9.
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.