Oslo: AMAP-Artic Monitoring and Assessment Programme, 1998. Thick Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; Cloth has minor shelf wear, besides slight smudges on front panel, exterior is generally clean with strong and sturdy panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear along exterior edges due to handling, previous owner's name on ffep, otherwise pages are clean with tight binding; pp 859. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936. Quarto; G-/no-DJ paperback; Tan spine with black text; Covers have slight shelf wear with light rubbing & slight smudges on exterior, fraying spine edges, previous owner's name and ex-library stamp on front; Text block shows shelf wear along exterior edges due to handling & age, and slight cracking between pp 168-169 along binding, but pages inside are unmarked; pp 540. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1980. First edition; signed. Thin, small folio in brown hardcovers with green and yellow illustrated DJ in brodart; VG/VG; ivory letters on spine; in very good condition; author signature on illustrated title page; contains a chapter on "Concern for the Planet"; pp. 112; shelved on front table.
Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1988. First Edition Thus. Octavo, 255 pages, VG/VG-; gray pictorial spine, black and white lettering: mild overall wear, fading to spine; white cloth boards with speckled design, copper lettering to spine: cocking to spine, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; light age-toning/very mild wear to text-block; interior clean, occasional mild dogearing to leaves; contains ephemera (University of Arizona press release on the publication of this "absolutely terminal . . . definitive edition" of DESERT SOLITAIRE, with an introductory essay by Abbey and other additions; shelved Case 10.
La Jolla, CA: California Sea Grant College Program, 1985. Unstated, apparent first edition. Paperback octavo. VG- with no dust jacket. Tan spine with maroon lettering. Owner name to front wrapper near the top corner. Wrappers clean, binding intact, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 167pp.
New York: D.Van Nostrand Company, Inc. 1954. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG-; dust jacket w/brodart protective sleeve spine black w/tan txt, creasing at joints, wear and creasing all along DJ, chipping and separation of DJ and inside flaps, missing portions at head of spine and general wear warranted protective sleeve, slight cocking of spine; boards firm, prev owner sticker on inside frnt board, otherwise clean; binding is strong, lightly loose at hinges, separation from head band but serviceable; pages have minor wear, spotting and discoloration from aging, though prints still glossy and visible, "best regards" inscription to prev own signed by author on free frnt age, in very good cond. as is. 541pp + 40 prints.
Boston: Printed and Sold by the Printers and Booksellers [i.e. R. Draper, T. & J. Fleet, and Edes & Gill], . First Edition. 12mo., 24 pages; VG; 12 leaves disbound; chipping to edges, rounding to lower fore corner; all text present, although some rubbing has occurred to first page, occasional other leaves; incredibly scarce; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Sao Paulo: Empresa das Artes, 2006. Quarto: VG/VG: Shades of blue, green and black spine with blue and white text: DJ is clean with light shelfwear, bumping to upper corner: Boards are strong and clean, light edgewear, slight bumping to corners and tail os pine: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: 173 pp.
Seattle: Superior Publishing Company, 1954. Quarto; G-/Poor; Black spine with orange text; Dust jacket is frayed with several tears, moisture residue on back, rubbed exterior and corners & age toned; Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; Boards have shelfwear, rubbed corners and exterior; Textblock is age toned; pp 157.
Harrisburg: The Stackpole Company, 1959. Third printing. Octavo; VG/G; Gray spine with white text; Dust jacket has few small tears at edges, lightly sunned exterior and some slight rubbing along edges, but overall intact; Cloth is slightly sunned with strong and sturdy panels; Text block has very slight wear on exterior edges and pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 241.
N.p. The Fishing Book Club, 1971. na. Quarto. VG/VG. White spine of dustjacket has green & black lettering. Corners and spine ends of boards bumped and rubbed. Corresponding areas of dustjacket crinkled, creased, and abraded; top and bottom edges softened. Superficial scratches and scuffing across lightly soiled jacket.
New York: Abrams Books, 2010. Tenth anniversary edition. Folio; VG/G-; Tan spine with green text; Dust jacket has small tears on from at center design which taped on the inside, as is, otherwise lightly rubbed exterior; Boards have glossy, clean exterior with lightly rubbed corners, otherwise panels are strong & sturdy; Text block show very slight shelf wear at edges, otherwise pages are clean with tight binding; pp 437. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Columbus, OH: Charles E. Merrill Publishing Company, 1970. Octavo: VG/VG: Off white spine with black text: DJ has general shelfwear, slight fraying in upper corners, age toning: Boards are strong and clean with light edgewear: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears: 220 pp.
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1998. First. Quarto. vg+/vg; dj, pink sky over blue to black fade with orange text; HB, blue boards with gold text on spine. endpapers, green; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 216 pp.; maps and color photos; dj, minor chipping and wear; else very good.
Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1950. Octavo. VG/Fair DJ. Dark brown spine with light brown text; dustjacket has several significant torn areas in the front and back, with the largest tear measuring 2.5 inches across and 0.5 inches vertically; spine has moderate edgewear and torn areas as well; dj is price-clipped on the top and bottom of the inside flaps; dj is wrapped in protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 284.
Barcelona: Lunwerg Editores. Quarto: VG-/VG: Black spine with white text: DJ has general shelfwear, some scuff marks: Boards are strong with edgewear, slight bumping to head and tail of spine and corners, large liquid stains to back board: Textblock is clean, front free pages and pastedowns dust stained, otherwise pages clean and unmarked: Text is entirely in SPANISH: 226 pp. [Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
London: The Bombay Historical Society, 1908. Limited edition (1 of 1,200). Quarto. Hardcover in 3/4 bound green leather with green cloth on boards in Very Good condition. Ex-libris, stamp of previous owner on front free endpaper, otherwise there are no markings to text and pages are clean. Binding is strong. Edges of text block are uncut. Illustrated with 30 coloured plates. Endpapers are marbled. 292 pp. Moderate rubbing to leather on spine and to corners. Leather on spine is sunned, turning it from green to a light brown. All else is very good. Spine is light brown with raised bands and gilt text -Shelved Bookcase next to Front Door.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1959. Revised edition. Thin octavo. VG in G+ DJ. Yellow spine with blue lettering. Dust jacket wrapper has age toning and a closed tear along the front panel. Foxing and offsetting to pastedowns and free end pages. Foxing to text block edges. Pages and margins generally clean and unmarked. 245pp.
New Delhi: Oxford & IBH, 1994. Inscribed to previous owner by author on front end paper. Octavo; VG/G+; Blue spine with pink text; DJ has 1" open tear on upper spine, light edgewear; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners, very faint staining across boards; Textblock has slight bending of latter half of pages on bottom corner, otherwise clean; 232pp.
San Francisco, CA: Sierrra Club Books, 1985. First Edition. Qto. VG/VG. tall ivory DJ spine with black capitals as titling from tip to tail. gently worn ends and extremities, light wear and under clear protective cover. fully illustrated jacket front with enlarged black and white titling. light gray clothbound HB with incised titling and illustration in gray. SIGNED TO BOORSTIN BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. the textblock is highlighted by large illustrations and views usually full page in size and panoramic in orientation. no marks inside, read lightly. 210 pp. ISBN# 0871568454.
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.].
Dobrovo: Grafika Soca Nova Gorica, 1992. Quarto; VG-/VG-; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly rubbed exterior with minor edge wear; Boards show minor wear at edges with strong & clean panels; Text block has slight shelf wear, just minor smudges on end papers and slight markings in borders toward front with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 176. Slovenian, English, Italian & German languages.
London: John Murray, 1933. First Edition. Octavo; 517pp; full green cloth hardcover; no dust jacket; minor external wear; mild tape shadow foot of spine; hinges bit tender; ink stamp and pencil notation front end paper; ink numbers verso title; contents else very good; illustrated with black and white photographs. [Spine; gilt title on light green cloth].
Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1948. First Edition. Octavo; G+/No jacket hardcover; Red cloth spine with gilt lettering; Cover shows wear at all edges and corners, fraying to the corners and spine edges; Binding is sturdy; Ex Library copy with ink stamps on end papers and copyright page; Interior of text block is age toned but clean; 348 pp.
Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985. First Edition. Small Quarto; VG/VG-; First Edition; Teal spine with white text; DJ is clean with some minor discoloration on the headband and minor dents and fraying on the head corners, small stain on back cover; boards are strong, textblock is slightly discolored by age but is otherwise clean; pp 228.
Great Britain: CAB International, 1998. UK Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. green glossy HC spine with white and orange titles upon spine. minimal handling and a touch of shelfwear only to edges, surface wear is mild. main textblock is clean, with many figures and tables. exterior edges fine and a solid copy overall. 319 pp. ISBN# 0851992188.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with grey print; DJ has very slight spotting, small tear at top of spine, slight creasing at top of back; Boards in blue paper with silver print, slight wear to spine caps, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight but for hinge tear in rear endpapers and spine separation at page 326, former owner name in ink on half-title page; viii, 327 pages, illustrated.
Englewood, CO: Westcliffe Publishers, 2003. folio in cloth with DJ. VG/VG-. DJ has some shelf and edge wear especially on ends of DJ spine. Binding slightly cocked. Book is mostly composed of photographs by Tom Blagden. Text by Charles R. Tyson and W. Kent Olson. Signed and inscribed by photographer Tom Blagden. 152pp. Shelve on front table. DJ spine is black with white text.
Lititz, Penn. Sutter House, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 209 pp., VG/VG; blue and white pictorial DJ, black and cerulean blue lettering to spine, black and green lettering to front cover: mild wear to covers, mild scattered spotting to fore-edges and flaps of covers, price clipped, DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: spine cocked, boards cocked/somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding tight; bumping to head and tail of spine; rubbing to edges and corners of boards, very light spotting to boards; mild age-toning/light spotting to text-block; mild wear to blue map endpapers; light spotting to title page towards gutter; INSCRIBED by "Mary and Jim" Bond to title page; Jim in James Bond, the ornithologist from whom Ian Fleming got he name for his famous spy.; contains ephemera [Washington Post newspaper clipping, Friday, Feb. 17, 1989: James Bond's obituary, feat. his legacy as an ornithologist and living avatar of Ian Fleming's secret agent character of the same name]; LP consignment; shelved Case 6.