2007. A copy of the official red line version of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Reauthorization Act of 2007, signed into law by President George W. Bush on April 20, 2007. The original red line version of this law is held in the National Archives. Very good+; minor bumping to corners of frame. Signatures are copies, not original. Not examined out of frame. Dimensions: w 36.75 in x h 20.75 in.
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La Loupe: Imprime Par S.A.G.E.R., 1979. Reprinted. 10mo; G+; green spine without discernible text; reprinted; no jacket; originally published 1753; rebound; cloth over paper wrappers; cloth has light foxing; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light foxing; interior clean; split start to front hinge; previous owner's embossed stamp to third page; light foxing to some pages; stamped numbers to rear cover; pp 154; text in French.
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1828. Third Edition. Octavo, xvi, -644 pages + 18 numbered plates. Very good-; Bound in full brown calf with black leather label to spine; Rubbing and fraying to boards and spine, particularly at edges and corners of boards and at head and tail of spine; Wear to joints; Book label of previous owner pasted to front free endpaper; Plates IX and X with significant closed tears at spine, not impacting images; Text block age-toned and foxed. MF consignment. Shelved in Upstairs Hall.
Philadelphia: T. Dobson, 1791. New Edition. Octavo, xxxii, 33-656 pages with 6 plates. In Good condition. Bound in contemporary leather with gilt ruling and label bearing gilt titling and ornamentation to spine. Moderate rubbing and bumping to binding and light plus wear to hinges. Front free endpaper nearly detached. Text block age toned and foxed. A small closed tear to top of Plate II No. 1, impacting image, and to previous leaf. Handwritten book label to front paste down and ink ownership inscription ("Abiel Jones's book AD 1795") to front free endpaper. MF Consignment. Shelved in Upstairs Hall.
New York, NY: Girl Scouts, 1945. New Edition, Eighth Printing. Small octavo; x, 694 pages; VG/G; spine red and brown with stripes and brown text; dust jacket protected with mylar; some shelfwear to dust jacket, including chipping, creasing, scuffing, small open and closed tears, a small torn-off section on the front flap from possible sticker removal, small missing pieces from the head and tail of spine, and a liquid stain visible to interior of dust jacket spine and rear hinge; ink name of former owner to bottom edge of textblock; ink information of former owner to ownership page dated December 25, 1946; black and white illustrations throughout; shelved below front counter.
National Intelligence Council, 2000. Quarto; VG-; Paperback; Spine, without cover, page edges; Cover is stapled at spine, light edgewear, but clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 60 pages, illustrated (color graphs, maps, charts). [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].
Stoke-on-Trent: Institute of Ceramics, 1980. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; G-; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover white with red print, light shelfwear, surface tears to front, publisher address on front lined through with ink; Text block has owner stamp inside front cover, publishing information on sheet affixed inside front cover, else clean and tight; 35 pages, errata sheet laid in. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #6.
n.p. The Ohio State University, 1980. Facsimile Reprint. 12mo; pp 132; G/no-DJ; dark beige spine with black text; cloth has lightly sunned spine; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
Montreal: McGill University, 1989. Quarto; VG-/VG- Hardcover; White spine with Black text; Dustjacket has minor edgewear and shelfwear, small brown stains along tail edge of spine and head edge of rear cover; Boards have slight edgewear and shelfwear, black stains along front and rear joints, bumping to top corner of both covers; Textblock has brown stains along fore edge of some pages; Includes errata page and supplemental materials; 751 pp.
Albany: New State Department of Health, Division of Publicity and Education, 1906. 16mo; VG-/paperback; tan spine without text; covers show mild wear due to handling; small chip to spine head edge; light creases to spine intact panels; text block exterior edges have light wear; small tear to staple to title page; pp 189 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #5.
London: W. and J. Innys, 1724. Octavo, , 469 pp with plates, followed by index. Good; rebound in modern marbled paper with 3/4 brown leather, with gilt titling and tooling to spine, large areas of paper covers torn away and faded with extensive wear to edges and corners; binding tight; text block age toned; foxing and age toning to pages and plates; plates present as described, but several torn or otherwise compromised by discoloration, and some with contemporary and modern repairs; MF consignment. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above 7's Ephemera sections.
Baltimore: The Williams and Wilkins Company, 1902; 1906; 1919; 1931; 1935; 1938; 1941. First Editions, Limited. Octavos, 7 volumes, non-consecutive, First editions, all numbered and limited to between 300 and 575 copies. Good to Good+; bound in contemporary paper with cloth spines, black titling on spines, some slight discoloration and fading to covers with wear to spine edges and corners; bindings tight; text blocks, some of which gilt, age toned but clean, with some text blocks rough and uneven; pages clean, with some pages discolored by non-acid free cellophane used to attach or reattach illustrations and photographs to certain pages; some ex-library copies with usual markings, including bookplates to front pastedowns, institutional stamps to several pages, library card pockets to rfeps and call number written in pencil; MF consignment.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1896. First Edition. Octavo, 277 pages; G+; rebound in black library binding, with original spine preserved; presumed ex-library, with usual marks; spine with black bonded leather, and gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and some soiling; mild wear to edges of preserved spine; scraping to upper right corner of title page and first page; contains six large fold out maps; pages clean; shelved Case 1.
[Brooklyn?]: Davis & Geck, 1927-1936. Quarto; G-; Paperback; Spine, brown without print; Portfolio in brown paper with gold print, wear to all edges, tears to corners, spine, and to fore edge, creasing; Contains 43 clean, b&w unnumbered loose plates separated by protective tissue. [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.].
Milford, CT: The Herb Lovers' Book Club, 1939. 12mo; VG-; burgundy spine with gilt text; reprinted; full title:The Toilet of Flora; or, A Collection of the Mist Simple and Approved Methods of Preparing Baths, Essences, Pomatums, Powders, Perfumes, and Sweet-Scented Waters with Receipts for Cosmetics of Every Kind, Give Force to Beauty, and Take Off the Appearance of Old Age and Decay; no jacket; cloth shows only mild exterior wear; minor rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have modestly age toned; slight offset toning to pastedown edges; gift inscription to fep; other slight handwritten text to verso to fep; intact binding; light margin markings to few text pages; pp 151.
Geneva: World Health Organization, 1993. Booker [6.25 x 9.5]; VG/paperback; covers have minimal exterior wear; light edge wear; off-white, yellow and black pictorial front and rear; red and black lettering to front and rear; tight binding; text block clean; illustrated; pp 43 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #6.
Natal, South Africa and Portuguese Mozambique: 1903-1932. A collection of photographs, postcards, medicines, and personal artifacts belonging to Dr. William A. Backenstoe of Emmaus, Pennsylvania, and his wife Mamie Backenstoe of Windsor, New York, who worked as medical missionaries under the auspices of the Free Methodist Church of North America in Natal, South Africa and Portuguese Mozambique between 1903 and 1932. Collection contents: 1. Approximately 948 photographs relating directly to the Backenstoes’ time in Africa between 1903 and approximately 1932, including their journey from the United States, their travels in Africa, their homes and work in Inhambane, Edwaleni, and Izingolweni, and the communities within within which they lived and worked. Photographs vary significantly in size, from w 8.5 in x h 6.5 in to w 1.5 in x h 0.75 in. a. A photograph album dating from the early years of the Backenstoes’ time in South Africa, including 110 photographs with handwritten captions dated between 1902 and 1905. (Several photographs in this album appear to be gifts from other people, as the 1902 date suggests). Good-. Light rubbing to spine and corners of binding; binding splitting in several places; photographs and pages with at least light to light+ age-toning, but some photographs with significant age-toning. b. A photograph album dated 1906 with the dedication “To My Dear Mother / Wishing you a Merry / Christmas. / 1906,” apparently dating from the Backenstoe’s residence in Inhambane. The album contains 69 photographs with handwritten captions, mostly affixed to the pages of the album but with some loose photographs tucked between the leaves. Good+, with some minor wear and insect damage to album binding. Some photographs loose or loosening; all photographs and pages with light to light+ age-toning. c. A photograph album containing 84 photographs. The photos with dated inscriptions are largely from the years 1905-1908, but later photos have been tucked between the leaves of the album. Overall fair condition with individual pages in good and good+ condition. Moderate bumping and discoloration to binding, including a small white stain on rear cover and a small open tear to front upper edge near spine. The cord that originally held the album together is no longer affixed to the first five leaves, and only loosely affixed to subsequent leaves. Photographs in good to very good- condition. Most show light to light+ age-toning, but some with moderate or significant age-toning, creases to corners, small tears to edges, etc. d. A photograph album, undated, but containing images from the construction of the Ebenezer Hospital in Izingolweni in 1920 and 1921, as well as pictures of patients and staff at the hospital after it was completed. 127 photographs present in total, many having loosened from their pages or never having been formally placed in the album at all; some but not all of those still in their original positions in the album have captions, and some loose photos have text on their versos. Fair to good+; light+ discoloration and wear to spine and corners of binding; approximately half of the original pages in the album have been roughly cut out; photographs mostly with light or light+ age-toning, but some with moderate or substantial age-toning. e. An undated photograph album without captions containing 131 photographs which, except for the large image of the Ebenezer Hospital tucked between the front cover and the first leaf, seem to predate the Backenstoes’ time in Izingolweni. Good; light wear and discoloration to binding; some photos loose or loosening from their adhesive corners. Most photos with light or light+ age-toning; some with moderate or significant age-toning. One photo creased and partially torn at right edge, having been damaged during repeated opening and closings of the album over decades. Several other photos with creasing to corners. f. An undated photograph album containing 200 photographs without captions that appears to date to the Backenstoes’ early days in South Africa: several of the individuals and buildings depicted in photographs in this album are identified elsewhere with the city of Inhambane and the years 1903-1905, approximately. Good to good+. Light+ wear to binding, particularly at spine and corners; photos mostly with light or light+ age-toning, but some with moderate or significant age-toning. Some loosening or loose from the pages to which they were affixed; a few of those that have come loose show creased corners. g. An undated photograph album containing 180 photographs without captions which appear to date to the Backenstoes’ early days in South Africa: several of the photographs of individuals and buildings appear in other albums with early material, and this album contains no photographs of the Ebenezer Hospital at Izingolweni. Good. Moderate wear to binding, particularly at spine and corners; two large (1.5 in and 2.25 in) split in the leather at the tail of the spine. Photos mostly with light or light+ age-toning, but some with moderate or significant age-toning. Some loosening or loose from the pages to which they were affixed; a few of those that have come loose show creased corners. h. An undated blue photo album containing 13 photographs without captions. Very good. Light bumping to corners of boards. Photos with light+ age-toning; one photograph with spotted yellow discoloration. 2. 36 loose snapshots of the type included in the albums, including several duplicates. Three of these images are very small (w 2.75 in x h 2 in) color photographs showing the Ebenezer Hospital and Dr. William Backenstoe’s grave in Edwaleni. Very good-; slightly age-toned with moderate spotting to one of the color photographs. 3. 47 loose family photographs, mostly studio portraits, including many duplicates presumably intended as gifts. Twelve of the photographs are signed by William Backenstoe. Good+ to very good; light bumping to some corners and light foxing to some photographs. Light to light+ age-toning to all photographs. 4. Two glass negatives (both gelatine dry plates, both w 8.5 in x h 6.5 in) showing front and rear views of what came to be called the Backenstoe Memorial Hospital in Izingolweni. Good condition only; both plates show multiple scratches to gelatin coating and significant silver mirroring throughout dark areas of negatives. 5. An album containing 426 postcards. Most of these are from Africa, including some which are labeled Inhambane; others are from the Holy Land and Palestine, Italy, England, and other European destinations. Good+. Moderate wear to binding; postcards with light+ age-toning, with some postcards loose or loosening; tissue protectors moderately age-toned; long closed tears to several pages. 6. A staple-bound booklet entitled A Photographic Souvenir of Natal, hand-addressed to “Mrs. Mary A. Backenstoe / Emaus, / Penn. / U.S.A.,” stamped and postmarked November 30, 1906, from Durban, Natal. The contents of this booklet consist of 12 black and white photographs of Natal. Good+. Light wear to wraps; photographs lightly age-toned; staple rusted with associated minor staining. 7. One cloth-bound album entitled A Souvenir of South Africa, containing 12 color postcards. Good+. Light+ bumping and fraying to corners of binding; postcards lightly age-toned. 8. Seven pairs of glasses, including one pair of pince-nez and three pairs of bifocals, contemporary to the Backenstoes’ tenure in South Africa; each pair of glasses is housed in a case. Good- to very good-. All glasses with some amount of scratching to lenses, one pair of bifocals with chipped glass; several pairs with rust damage to frames. 9. Two early twentieth-century leather medicine cases with glass vials a. One case containing six glass vials with cork stoppers and metal caps. All six vials are labeled (“Pills for Cold,” “Digestive Pills 1 after Meals,” etc.); all but one still contain pills. Good condition. One of the glass vials (once containing Sal Hepatica) is not original to the set; the cork stopper from another vial has broken off, resulting in the loss of the metal cap. The leather case shows moderate wear with some red rot. b. One case of “Alkaloidal Granules” produced by the Abbott Alkaloidal Co. of Chicago. Nine of 24 glass vials with cork stoppers, all original to the set, labeled and containing pills. The lower row of bottles conceals a small pocket within the case (see photographs). Very good condition. The leather case shows minor wear. 10. A book on the history of William Backenstoe’s family, along with a folder full of news and magazine articles and typewritten documents providing context for the Backenstoes’ work in South Africa and insights from individuals who worked alongside them. BG consignment.
London: J. Murray; Joseph Johnson, 1781; 1783; 1784; 1786; 1788; 1789; 1790. Octavos, 7 volumes (non-inclusive) with uniform binding. Good+; rebound in modern marbled paper with 1/2 leather to spines, black labels with gilt titling, very minor wear to corners and some slight bumping to spine edges; bindings tight; text blocks age toned but clean; some foxing to pages; ex-library copies with usual markings, including an loose bookplate retained after rebinding and institutional stamps to several pages; MF consignment.
Philadelphia: T. Dobson, 1793. New Edition. Octavo, v-xii, 528 pp with one folding plate. Good; bound in contemporary leather, rebacked in modern leather with black spine labels, extensive wear to covers and corners; one signature slightly loosened but binding else tight; text block deeply age toned; very slight foxing to pages throughout; ex-library copy with usual markings, including institutional stamps to several pages and call number written in pencil; MF consignment.
Philadelphia: T. Dobson, 1793. New Edition. Octavo, iii-xii, 528 pp with one folding plate. Good; bound in contemporary leather with deepened burgundy spine label with gilt titling, extensive wear to covers, spine edges and corners; front hinge compromised but binding tight; text block deeply age toned; very slight foxing to pages throughout; ex-library copy with usual markings, including bookplate to front inside pastedown; MF consignment.
London: W. Glendinning, 1810. Octavo, , 464 pp. Fair; bound in contemporary faded green paper, rebacked with white paper with black titling on spine, areas of discoloration to covers and wear to corners; binding tight; text block rough and uneven; foxing to pages throughout; some marginal notes in blue pencil; MF consignment.
Philadelphia: Carey and Lea, 1830. Octavo, xxiv, 25-416 pp. Good; bound in contemporary leather and marbled paper with rubbing to covers, considerable war to spine edges and corners; binding tight; text block age-toned; some foxing and age-toning to pages throughout; ex-library copy with usual markings, including a bookplate to front pastedown, institutional stamps to several pages and call number written in pencil; MF consignment.
London: James Evans, 1793. Octavo, viii, 106 pages. In Good condition. Bound in contemporary leather with label and gilt ornamentation to spine. Binding shows some marking and wear with significant cracking to joints. Text block age toned and lightly foxed. Name of a previous owner ("Robert Harris Archer") on dedication page. An ex-library copy with usual markings, including a bookplate to front pastedown, institutional stamps to several pages and call number written in pencil. MF Consignment. Shelved in Upstairs Hall.
Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1811. Octavos, v-ix, , 325 (Vol. 1); 299 pp (Vol. 2). Two volume set, volumes issued separately with different bindings. Good; bound in contemporary leather with some surface scratches and marks to covers, with hinge of Vol. 1 cracked; Vol. 1 boards shaken but bindings to both volumes else tight; text blocks age-toned; age-toning to pages of both volumes; previous owner name in ink on ffep "Wm. Waters" and in pencil "G. Johnson;" ex-library copy with usual markings, including a bookplate to front pastedown, institutional stamps to several pages and call number written in pencil; MF Consignment.
Birmingham: The Classics of Surgery Library, 1984. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 187/7500; Reprint of edition published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, London, 1809; VG; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print, raised bands; Boards in green leather with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has gilt edges, marbled endpapers, marker ribbon, leather limited edition bookplate affixed to front pastedown, clean and tight; x, 292 pages.
Rockville: Kabel Publishers, 2001. Quarto; G+; Hardcover; Spine, black without print; Boards in black cloth with illustrated pastedown on front, light wear to spine caps and corners, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in pencil by the author on front endpaper; Includes facsimile of Daniel Beckher’s, “Historische Relation desz Preüsischen Messerschlückers” (1643); Introductory text in English, facsimile in German; 18, 137 pages, illustrated (b&w). [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].
Oxford, London, Glasgow: Oxford University Press, 1979. Octavo; VG-/G; burgundy spine with beige text; dust jacket exterior shows mild wear; few dings to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth exterior has very slight wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light wear; previous owner's name to fep; interior clean; illustrated; pp 210.
London: R. Phillips, 1801. Second Edition. 12mo, iv, , 118 pages. In Good condition. Bound in olive green paper boards. Binding is tight and boards show slight wear to spine edges and corners. Text block somewhat rough with age toning to interior and edges, and occasional light foxing. Previous owner's bookplate to front paste down. Color illustration of cowpox on front free end page. MF Consignment.
Philadelphia: Fry and Kammerer, 1807. Third Edition. Octavo, xiv, 116 pp. Good; bound in contemporary leather with some surface marks to covers, slight crack to front hinge and wear to spine edges and corners; binding tight; text block age-toned but clean; foxing and age-toning to pages throughout; previous owners' names [illeg.] in ink on ffep and title page; MF consignment.
London: T. Becket and P. A. de Hondt, 1771. Octavo, , 256 pp. Fair; bound in contemporary leather with areas of fading and discoloration to covers, cracks to spine hinges and wear to edges and corners; covers both loosened but binding else tight; text block age-toned; some foxing to pages throughout; succession of previous owners' names on ffep, in ink "Gad Stebbins August 13th 1774," "Daniel Coits bought of Gad Stebbins 22 September 1787" and "Asa Walker's Property AD 1801" with ink stamp at upper right corner "Amory Gale, M.D.;" on rfep in ink "Benj. Farley's Property 1795;" MF consignment.
Washington: Optical Society of America, 1996. Quarto; VG; Paperback; Spine, gold with white print; Cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; xii, 406 pages, illustrated (b&w). [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: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1997. First Printing. Octavo; pp 491; VG-; gray spine with black text; first printing; no jacket; cloth exterior has slight wear; few, tiny spots to rear; straight boards; tight binding; text block exterior edges show very light wear; interior pages clean; illustrated.
Philadelphia: Towar and Hogan, 1827. Octavo, , 627 pages with 7 plates. Good; Bound in contemporary full tree calf with red leather label and gilt lettering to spine; Bumping and rubbing to edges and corners of boards; Rubbing, peeling, and scratching to surfaces of boards; Wear to joints; Chipping to head and tail of spine; Paper library label pasted to lowest portion of spine; Previous owner's name to second front free endpaper and title page; Text block age-toned and foxed; Damp staining to lower fore edge corner throughout, though most evident on first 150 pages. MF consignment.
Concord: Isaac Hill, 1826. Sixth Edition, Much Enlarged and Improved. Octavo; viii, 9-335 pages with in-text illustrations. Good; Quarter bound in of-white cloth with blue paper-covered boards; Paper label pasted to spine; Bumping, foxing, and wear to boards; Front hinge cracked but stable; Chipping to cloth at tail of spine; Text block significantly age-toned and foxed. MF consignment. Shelved in Upstairs Hall.
New-York: James V. Seaman, 1822. Quarto, xxii, 25-199, 12 pages,  plates. In Good condition. Rebound in contemporary leather with dark red label and gilt lettering to a gilt-ruled spine. Boards show chipping and wear to spine edges and corners. Text block yellowed with extensive age toning and foxing throughout. Ex-library copy with usual markings, including a bookplate to rear pastedown, institutional stamps to several pages, and call numbers written in pencil and ink. All plates present and intact with deep age toning and bleed-through to versos. MF consignment.
New-York: James V. Seaman, 1822. Folio, xxii, 25-199, 12, with 11 plates. Fair; rebound in modern black cloth and marbled paper; binding tight; text block has ex-library stamps but else clean; extensive, deep age-toning to pages and plates; 9 plates present and intact at back, two additional plates between pp 66-67 marked Plate IX and Plate X; ex-library copy with usual markings, including a bookplate to front pastedown, institutional stamps to several pages and call number written in pencil; MF consignment.
Philadelphia and New York: Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, x, 255 pages. In Very Good condition. Spine green with black and white lettering. Boards have slight shelf wear including light scuffs to the rear. Text block has light ivory tone to the edges. Profusely illustrated. First Edition, First Printing. Inscribed by the author.
Paris: Chez Gabon, 1829. Octavo, x, 579 (Vol. 1); 458 (Vol. 2, Part 1); 459-906 (Vol. 2, Part 2). Fair; rebound in modern red cloth with extensive discoloration to covers to all volumes; bindings tight; text blocks age-toned, uneven and rough; deep age-toning and foxing to pages throughout all volumes; ex-library copy with usual markings, including bookplates to front pastedown, institutional stamps to several pages and call number written in pencil; MF consignment.
Philadelphia: Ed. Barrington & Geo. D. Haswell, 1843. Octavo, iv, 13-303, 36 pp (accompanying catalogue). Good; bound in contemporary leather with spine rebound in modern leather, with large surface marks and chips and wear to spine edges and corners; binding tight; text block clean; extensive foxing and age-toning throughout; previous owner name on ffep "F. W. Roddey Richmond." MF consignment.
Los Angeles, London, New York: Sage Publications Inc., 2014. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/paperback; white/red pictorial spine with black, green and red text; first edition; covers have slight exterior wear; one or two small spots to mid spine; damp stains to tail spine and rear edges, as is; tight binding; textblock exterior head and fore edges show minimal wear; damp stained rear lower tail edges to few pages; otherwise interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 474.
Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. First Oxford PB Edition. Octavo; G+/paperback; brick red spine black and white text; first Oxford PB edition; covers have mild exterior wear; lightly sunned spine; rear has light tone; tight, intact binding; text block exterior edges have slight wear; stray ink mark to exterior tail edge; previous owner's name to half title page; tiny chips to head edge to half title page; underlining and marginalia to some pages; illustrated; pp 371.