New York: Scholastic Press, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Large, Thin Quarto; VG/VG; blue spine with white and yellow text; first edition, first printing; dust jacket exterior shows minor edge wear; overall exterior has minimal wear; cloth exterior clean; only one or two minor dings to edges; fully intact binding; text block clean; illustrated by David Small, Caldecott Award winning artist; signed by author, Senator Edward M. Kennedy.
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951. Octavo; 506 pages; VG-/G; Sunned brown spine with faint brown text; Dustjacket has sunning to spine, open tearing along spine edges and at corners, closed tearing along head edge of both covers, mild edgewear and shelfwear; Boards have bumping to corners, minor edgewear and shelfwear; Textblock has age toning to some pages; RWO.
Albany: James B. Lyon, 1894 - 1896. First Editions. Large Octavos, Five Volumes; G+; Full brown buckram (20th century rebind) with red and black spine labels and gilt letter; Boards show light bumping to corners and heads/tails of spine, with very light shelfwear overall; Textblocks have very light age-toning to edges, some minor shelfwear to bottom edges, moderate plus uneven aget-toning to leaves near front and back (with some instances of crumbling edges), and one library-stamp to titlepage of each volume; Ex-library ("Historical Records Survey New York City"). RWO-LC. CONTENTS: Vol. I. "1664-1719" (xxii, 1092 pages) -- Vol. II. "1720-1737" (, 1113 pages) -- Vol. III. "1739-1755" (, 1181 pages) -- Vol. IV. "1756-1769" (, 1187 pages) -- Vol. V. "1770-1775" (, 931 pages). [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].
New York: William Godwin, 1932. Octavo; 2 volumes; G-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with faded gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spines, mottled fading to hinges and edges, else light shelfwear; Text blocks have inscription in ink on front flyleaf of v. 2, tanning to endpapers, light age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; 2 vols. (xv, 583 pages ; 579 pages). [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].
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966 - 1986. First Editions. Octavos, Fifty-Five Volumes; G+/G; Beige or yellow spines with black lettering; Dustjackets have minor wear to corners, occasional small closed tears, some faint water-staining to spines on several volumes, and light plus uneven age-toning overall; There is a light incision across the length of the front cover of Volume 19 (see photos); Prices clipped in some, unclipped in others; Dustjackets are a shade of yellow on volumes 1 - 21, light blue on volume 22, and beige on volumes 22 - 55; Dark brown cloth boards have light bumping and wear to corners and bottom edges; Textblocks show varying degrees of light to moderate age-toning, with some mild shelfwear to bottom edges. RWO-LC. [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: Heraldry Today, 1979. Large Octavo; VG-/G+; sage green spine with white text; dust jacket has mild sunning to front; rear and flaps show slight toning; lightly rubbed edges; otherwise dj good; cloth exterior has lightly sunned spine and edges; tiny white mark to front tail edge; slight lean to spine; text block exterior edges have mild tone; interior good; illustrated; pp 101.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; G+/G; pp 155; black spine with silver text; first edition, first printing; dust jacket exterior shows slight shelf wear; few scratches to rear; few small stains to spine; one or two chips to edges; prece clipped front flap; some foxing inside dj; cloth exterior has mild rubbing wear; slight lean to spine; textblock edges have modest foxing; light foxing to first few pages; otherwise interior good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1977. First Printing. Octavo; VG-/VG-; lime green and green pictorial spine with black text; first printing; rare and scarce Asimov book, traces United States history from the Reconstruction through World War I; dust jacket exterior shows minimal wear; lightly sunned spine; ex-library sticker to spine; cloth exterior clean; strong boards; mylar wrapped jacket; text block edges have mild yellowish toning; jacket flaps adhered to pastedowns; few ex-library markings inside with pouch adhered to rear pastedown; as is; interior clean; illustrated; pp 241.
[Washington, D.C.]: [Blair & Rives], . First Edition. Octavo, 1075 pages; G+; Half bound in brown calf with marbled paper boards; Gilt titling and ruling to spine; Leather of spine rubbed and worn, with some flaking; Rubbing to edges and corners of boards; Previous owner's name stamped in center of title page, and written and stamped on first page of text; Text block slightly age-toned and somewhat foxed; Lacking two frontispieces found in some copies. RWO.
New York: The Free Press, 1990. First Printing. Octavo; G+/G; black spine with red and white text; first printing; exterior to jacket shows modest wear with slight soiling; rear has mild toning; flaps has slightly age toned; one or two chips to edges; cloth exterior has very slight wear; slightly cocked spine; textblock exterior edges have some smudges as well as minor foxing; interior clean; pp 432; inscribed by author.
Providence: Brown University Press, 1957. Octavo; 131 pages; VG/G+; Tan spine with Dark brown text; Dustjacket has chipping to corners, wear along joints and spine edges, partially erased writing in pencil on front cover near head edge, sunning to spine; Minor wear along spine edges; Textblock has minor age toning to some pages; RWO.
New York: Smithsonian Books with HarperCollins Publishers, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-/VG-; yellowish beige marbled spine with brown and black text; first edition, first printing; winner of the National Book Award; dust jacket has very mild wear, only minor kinking to head edge; cloth exterior shows minimal wear ; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have light wear; few underlines and notations inside; illustrated; pp 614; inscribed by author.
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1972. First Printing. Octavo; G+/G; blue and black lettering to ivory white spine; first printing; dust jacket exterior shows modest handling wear with few minor chips to edges; deep yellow cloth has slight whitish spotting to tail edge; exterior shows minimal wear otherwise; good binding; exterior text block edges have light toning; light soiling to fore edge; interior good; pp 384; inscribed by Morris Udall.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972. First Printing. Octavo; G/G; off-white spine with blue and black text; stated first printing; dust jacket exterior shows modest handling wear; mild tone to exterior also; one or two minor chips to edges; minor ink mark to front flap; cloth exterior has sunned spine and edges; mildly cocked spine; text pages edges have some smudges and small marks; light offsetting to endpapers; slight marginalia and underlining throughout text; few notations to rear endpaper; pp 309; inscribed by author to Elizabeth (E.S. Brownstein).
New York: The Century Co., 1907. Octavo; G+; burgundy spines with white text; 2 volumes; no jackets; cloths have fairly mild wear; vertical slit spine to volume 1; sturdy boards with tight bindings; probably rebound; light edge wear; exterior edges to textblocks show slight age toning; ex-library stamp to exterior head edges; ex-library information to few first pages; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear pastedowns with light offsetting to facing pages; frontispiece to each volume; text pages only mildly toned; illustrated; pp 695+770 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 Room X, among the overstock 15's, atop one of the bookcases.
Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2008. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red white and blue; DJ is clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and blue paper to boards, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; vii, 238 pages, illustrated (b&w tables, charts, graphs).
Washington DC: US Government Printing Office. Mixed Editions. Large Octavo; G+; dark blue spines with gilt text to burgundy band; gilt scroll bands framing burgundy bands; no jackets; 3 volumes: volume 1, Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and Statements of the President, January 20 to December 31, 1961, pp 908, published in 1962; volume 2, Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and Statements of the President, January 1 t December 31, 1962, pp 1019, published in 1963; volume 3, Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and Statements of the President, January 1 to November 22, 1963, published in 1964, pp 1007; cloths have few whitish scratches to exteriors; faint stains to exterior to volume 1; some rubbing wear to edges; more wear to edges and exterior to volume 3; edges to textblocks have mild age toning; slightly more noticeable soiling to exterior edges to volume 2; small chip to p 687, due to paperclip to volume 1; frontispiece to each volume; slight pencil notations to few pages to volumes 2 and 3; slight crinkles to fore edges to title and foreword p v to volume 3; illustrated; Shelved in Room X Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: La Pensee Universelle, 1984. Octavo; G+/paperback; light gray spine with red and black text; exterior has slight soiling, probably due to handling; some adhesive residue to lower spine and toward joints; publisher's sticker to lower rear; minor edge wear; binding secure otherwise; text block exterior edges show mild sh of wear; stamped and inked text to verso to colophon; interior clean; pp 367; text in French.
New York, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1963. First Edition. Thick Octavo; G+/G; dark blue pictorial spine with beige text; first edition; dust jacket exterior has modest general wear mild; closed tear to rear head edge; other minor chips to edges; price clipped front flap; clear mylar wrap to jacket; cloth has few slight scratches to exterior; otherwise faint smudges to exterior; good binding; textblock exterior edges show slight shelf wear; few, stray marks to exterior edges; frontispiece; minor marks to rear endpapers; some marginalia and underlining inside; pp 681.
Center for the Study of Intelligence. Booklet [8.25x10.75]; VG-/paperback; black spine without text; covers have mild wear; minor edge wear; intact binding; pictorial front and rear; yellow and black titles to front; textblock exterior edges show minimal wear; interior clean; illustrated; DVD in pouch adhered inside rear cover; pp 44.
Westport CT: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1980. Reprint; First Greenwood Press Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-; black spine with gilt text; reprinted; first Greenwood Press edition; first printing; no jacket; cloth exterior has very slight wear; minor bumping to fore corners; tight binding; strong boards; text block exterior edges have very light tone; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; pp 398.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1912. Octavo; 594 pages; G+; 3/4 bound in brown leather with gilt lettering on spine; Patterned textblock edges; Rubbing to corners and along edges, indenting at joints, minor wear along joints, sticker on spine; Textblock has bookplate on front pastedown, remains of bookplate on rear pastedown; Ex-Library; RWO.
London, Washington, New York: Brassey's, 1992. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; pinkish purple spine with white text; dust jacket exterior shows mild overall wear; lightly sunned spine; minor edge wear; cloth exterior shows only slight sunning; good binding; straight boards; text block exterior edges have mild tone; frontispiece; interior clean; Illustrated; pp 508.
Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980. Large, Thick Octavo; G/paperback; light blue spine with black text; exterior to covers have slight staining, as is; minor edge wear; otherwise exterior intact; textblock exterior edges show mild wear; light tone to exterior edges; tight binding; interior pages clean; illustrated; last few pages head edge folded down; pp 1073.
Burlington: Edward Smith, 1833. Octavo; 330 pages; G; Bound in brown leather with gilt lettering on spine; Bumping and heavy rubbing to corners, rubbing along edges, tearing to head edge of spine, scratching to covers; Textblock has age toning, foxing, damp staining to forward pages, creasing to pages 307-310; Howes C389; RWO.
Washington: 1818. First Edition. Octavo; 191 pages; G-; String-bound pamphlet with blue paper covers; Most of spine missing, tearing along edges of covers, covers partially detached from string binding; Textblock has age toning, foxing to some pages, pages uncut, bending along edges, minor tearing to corners; RWO.
London: J. Smethwicke, 1640. 16mo; 272 pages; G; Bound in gray paper with brown text on spine; Sunning to spine, partial tearing near head edge of spine, splitting along front joint, minor rubbing along edges; Textblock has age toning, slight waviness to pages, splitting after title page; ESTC S117652; RWO.
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1889. Quarto; 70 pages; Fair; Bound in red cloth; Rubbing to corners and along edges, tearing along spine edges, head edge of spine missing, fraying along tail edges, splitting along front joint; Textblock has light age toning, splitting and tearing along front interior hinge, splitting along rear interior hinge, half of rear endpaper detached, second page partially separated from binding, tearing near binding; Inscribed by author on title page of first address; RWO.
London: T. Caddell, 1785. Octavo; 518 pages; G; Bound in brown leather with spine label mostly missing; Bumping and rubbing to corners, splitting along joints, head edge of spine missing, rubbing to covers, spine label mostly missing, cracking to spine leather; Textblock has age toning, foxing to pages, bookplate on front endpaper, letter attached to front pastedown; RWO.
Urbana: University of Illinois, 1923. Octavo; 164 pages; G; Half bound in red leather with patterned paper boards and gilt lettering on spine; Rubbing to corners and along edges, indenting at joints, rubbing along ridges; Textblock has age toning to pages, bookplate from Herbert Pell on front endpaper; RWO.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1971. Large Octavo; 413 pages; G+/G+; Tan spine with red and blue text; Dustjacket has small open tears at corners, small closed tears along edges, wrinkling along spine edges, price clipped; Boards have rubbing to corners, bending along spine edges; Textblock has spotting along edges; RWO.
New York: The Viking Press, 1948. Limited Edition. Octavo; 338 pages; VG- in G slipcase; Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering on red spine label; Slipcase has splitting along head edge of rear cover, rubbing to corners; Boards have rubbing to corners; Textblock has light toning to some pages; Signed by author on dedication page; Limited Edition 5/380; RWO.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1958. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; Red, green, black and silver spines with black, silver and red text; first edition; 2 volumes: volume 1, 1559-1581, pp 434; volume 2, 1584-1601, pp 452; dust jacket exterior shows modest rubbing wear; few chips to edges; price clipped front flaps; cloths have minimal exterior wear; tight bindings with sturdy boards; textblocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece to both volumes; light pencil to rear endpapers; interior pages; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.