Zaragoza: Cursos Del Instituto De Estudios Pirenaicos, 1949. First Edition. Thin Octavo; G-/paperback; tanned spine with black text; covers show modest age toning; several small chips to edges; rubbed edges; mild lean to spine; text block exterior edges have some age toning; previous owner's name stamped to half title page; slight defect to rear hinge; interior modestly age toned; illustrated; pp 210; text in Spanish.
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Alger: XIXe Congrès Géologique International, 1952. Octavo, 84 leaves of b&w plates + 10 maps (1 folded) in envelope. In Good plus condition. Slipcase in cream paper, slight stain, light smudging. Spine is tan with black print. Cover is tan without print. Toning to spine, slight foxing inside rear. Captions for plates in French. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column A.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, 1947. Quarto; pp 293; Good condition hardcover navy spine with gilt text; full title; The Colorado River: A Natural Menace Becomes a National Resource [Interim Report on the Status of the Investigations Authorized to be Made by the Boulder Canyon Project Act and the Boulder Canyon Project Adjustment Act]; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to pages; previous owner's name to ffep; minor cracking to front gutter; bent page edges toward front; profusely illustrated with maps and photographs; maps tipped in at rear 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, Case #1.
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.
Boston: Massachusetts Horticultural Society, 1880. First Edition. Octavo; pp 545; G/no-DJ; green spine with gilt lettering and rule to spine; ex-library; cloth has light soiling to exterior; some rubbing to corners; blind-stamped triple borders to boards; text block has some age toning to page edges; previous library's bookplate to front pastedown; slight cracking to gutters; frontispiece with tissue guard; tissue guard has closed tear to fore edge; illustrated with some having tissue guards throughout text; ex-library markings to preface page; interior clean. NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
New York: American Agora Foundation, 2008. Octavo; 4 volumes in slipcase; VG; Paperback; Spines, white with various color print; Slipcase is in blue paper with white print on rear panel, clean and strong; Issue covers are clean and bright; Text blocks clean and tight; ISSN1935-7494; Quarterly volumes: Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall 2008; Vols. individually paged, illustrated (b&w, color).
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1901. Hardcover Octavo; VG; Dark Brown Spine with Gilt Text; Boards show staining. Rubbing and chipping on edges and corners; Text block age toned. Foxing on edges. Shadowing on certain pages opposite plates. Otherwise clean. Text and illustration legible and clear. Inscription to previous owner on front end paper. Order form in back of book; pp 642. NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
Santa Fe, NM: Herbert W. Yeo, n.d. Octavo; pp 248; Fair/no-DJ; reddish rust spine with gilt text; cloth has slight spotting to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; age toning to front endpapers; interior clean; illustrated with charts; chips to tail edge of p 11; slight cracking to rear gutter.
Takahama City, Japan: Kawara Museum, 2014. Booklet [8x10]; unpaginated; VG/paperback; brown spine with white text; brown covers show minor rubbing toward spine; light wear to edges; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; Japanese text; art - sculpture. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #3.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; G; Gold-Beige spine with black text; Spine cocked. Rubbing on boards, edges and corners. Damp stain on back board. Text block age toned. Tear down length of binding near verso of front end paper. Scuffing on certain pages throughout text block. Ephemera at front end paper; pp 888. NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1897. Hardcover Octavo; G-; Green Spine with Gilt Text; Rubbing and damp staining on boards. Rubbing on edges and corners. Dinging on edges. Spine cocked; Text block age toned. Tear down length of binding near verso of front end paper. Closed and open tears on end papers. Foxing on certain pages within text block; pp 686. NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1899. Hardcover Octavo; VG; Green Spine with Gilt Text; Sunning on spine has caused it to change from dark blue to green. Sunning on edges. Rubbing and/or bumping on corners. Foxing on spines and boards. Spine cocked; Text block age toned. Foxing on fore edge and foot edge. Foxing on certain pages within text block; pp 768.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with black print; DJ has small label at bottom of spine, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with green cloth to spine and light green paper to boards, blemishes at bottom of spine in the front and rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xx, 248 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 1990. First Canadian Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 207 pages. In Very Good condition with Very Good minus dust jacket. Dark blue spine with white and red text. Dust jacket is protected by mylar covering and has mild edgewear and wear to top corners. Boards have slight bumping to top corners. Textblock has black mark on tail edge. Signed and Inscribed by Douglas Adams on title page. Shelved Case 8.
London: William Heineman, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 207 pages. In Very Good minus condition with Very Good minus dust jacket. Dark blue spine with white and red text. Dust jacket is protected by mylar covering and has mild edgewear and wear to top corners. Boards have bumping to top corners. Textblock has faint staining to tail edge of pages 185 to second to last page. Signed by Douglas Adams on title page. Shelved Case 8.
Columbus: Ohio State University, 1924. Large Octavo, 745 pages. In Good plus condition. Dark green spine with gilt lettering. Full binding in dark green cloth. Boards show modest shelf wear, slight sunning to spine and minor cracking to tailband. Text block has a sticker from previous library on pastedown and exhibits light age-toning throughout pages. Note: Shelved in Netdesk Column B, ND-B.
Washington DC: Biological Society of Washington, National Museum of Natural History, 2006. Quarto, 436 pages. In Very Good condition. Paperback binding. Pictorial black spine with white lettering. Covers have mild shelf wear with minimal wear to the edges and light crease to rear tail fore corner. Text block has light soiling to the edges. Illustrated. Text in French and English.
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 241; G/G; dark green spine with blue and white text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth clean; slightly splayed boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
New Orleans: Harmanson, 1937. Limited Edition: #334/375. Octavo, 517 pages. In Good plus condition with a Very Good minus dust jacket. Later edition dust jacket. Spine orange with brown lettering. Dust jacket protected in mylar covering, with price uncut: "$5.00". Moderate shelfwear. Creasing and soiling to dust jacket, with non-archival tape adhered to inside. Front board and first few endpapers detaching from spine, with webbing exposed. Bookplate on front pastedown. Features illustrations and photographs throughout. Signed flat by Arthur and Harmanson on limitation page. Shelved in Case 5.
Sacramento: W.W. Shannon, 1910. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in tan cloth, mild wear to spine caps and corners, slight warping, light shelfwear; Text block has bookplate on front pastedown, name in ink and small embossed stamp on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xvi, 312 pages, frontispiece (folded map), illustrated (b&w, color folded maps).
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with brown and black print; DJ has slight tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, wear to flap folds, front flap clipped at bottom; Boards in orange paper with brown print, mild wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has inscription in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 183 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Denver: Denver Museum of Natural History, 1962. Larger Octavo; pp 305; VG-; greenish gray spine with blue text; no jacket; cloth has light foxing to exterior; mildly rubbed edges; slightly splayed boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; small crack to front hinge at ffeps.
2003. A gouache painting on deckle edge white cotton rag paper; landscape orientation; signed and dated lower right in black ink; unmounted; artist's pencil grid with title, second artist signature, and year beneath image boundary lower right corner in black ink; protected in a mylar sleeve; not examined out of sleeve; very good condition. Dimensions: height 14 1/2 inches x width 22 inches. Located at Dupont store.
Kuala Lumpar, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 1978. Octavo; G/G; green pictorial spine with white text; first printing; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; ex-library sticker to spine; some rubbing wear to edges; mylar wrap; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light wear; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; dj flaps taped to pastedowns; broken hinges, as is; some ex-library markings inside; ex-library stickers to ffep; illustrated; interior clean; tight binding; pp 500.
Margaretville: American Whitewater Affiliation, 1989. Quarto; G; Paperback; Spine, black plastic comb binding; Cover has mild edgewear, light soiling to front and rear; Text block has light amount of highlighting and ink notation; unpaged. [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: Simon & Schuster / Madison Press Books, 1996. Quarto (oblong); VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple and white with brown print; DJ has slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, else clean and bright; Boards in black paper with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; 191 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color). [Shelf: American Art] [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: John Murray, 1892. Reprint. Octavo, x, xiv, xl, 395 pages. In Good condition. Bound in the publisher's sage green cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Boards have slightly cocked spine with moderate wear exteriorly including faint whitish smudges, rubbed joints/edges and scratch to the rear. Text block has ages toned edges. Deckled fore edge. Previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown with offsetting to the facing page and to rear end paper. Hairline crack to the front hinge and partial cracking to the rear hinge. Gift inscription to the front free end paper. Frontispiece with tissue guard and slight foxing to the tissue. Very mild wear interiorly. Illustrated. Reprint.
Clinton: Amwell Press, 1991. Second trade edition. Quarto; G+; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Slipcase in brown paper with illustrated pastedown on front, very slight shelfwear, but clean and strong; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, toning to spine, else clean and strong; Text block has 2-inch tear at top of front hinge, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page verso; xvii, 424 pages, frontispiece, “illustrated with color and black and white reproductions of original art by Belmore Browne in addition to photographs from the archives of the Browne family”. [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.].
Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2019. Octavo; VG-; off-white spine with green text; cloth exterior shows slight soiling, probably due to handling; strong, straight boards; no jacket; text block outer edges have light yellowish tone; small flat chip to rear endpaper and pastedown; interior clean; pp 227.
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.
New York: The Viking Press, 1977. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; pp 135; VG-/G+; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to edges; light rubbing to exterior; light toning to flaps; mylar wraps; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; writing to verso of ffep; interior clean NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
Bangor: Privately Printed, 1903. Octavo; Limited edition, 500 copies; Fair+; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, brown with paper title label; Boards quarter bound with brown cloth to spine and purple cloth to boards, library call number in white ink at bottom of spine, slight foxing to title label, light wear to spine caps and corners, light shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, foxing to endpapers, date stamp and library stamp on endpapers, foxing to frontispiece and title page, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; Spine title: "The Naturalist of the St. Croix"; xi, 351 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959. Octavo; First printing; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with orange print; DJ has edgewear, tear to rear bottom corner and to front fore edge, mild smudging/shelfwear; Boards in yellow cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps, light soiling to front and rear top edges; Text block has vendor label on front pastedown, else clean and tight; vii, 247 pages, illustrated (b&w drawings).
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976. Quarto; pp 276; VG-/VG-; blue, beige, red and yellow pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket exterior shows mild sun aging; otherwise exterior very good; cloth exterior has minimal wear; slight foxing to edges; mild lean to spine; text block exterior edges have light tone; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2011. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; white pictorial spine with black and red text; first edition; first printing; dust jacket has slight scratches to exterior; otherwise clean; mylar wrapped jacket; cloth exterior clean; mild rubbing to head and tail edges; straight boards; textblock exterior edges show slight age toning; otherwise mild wear; pictorial endpapers; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 576; inscribed by author.
London: Gleave for Lackington, Allen & Co., 1816. First edition. Thin octavo. green leatherbound hardcover. Good- condition, darkened green spine with gilded text/design. Boards strong, binding strong, front board detached yet present, rubbing to corners; Textblock agetoned, clean save for previous owners name on front end page. pp. 160; includes 9 plates in black and white; this book is a contribution and clarification on the lack of similar research in English on the subject; sold as is; Please review images for additional details. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above Ephemera section.
Boston, MA: William Hyde & Co., 1832. First Edition. Octavo, 408 pages; G+; paneled spine is brown with faded gilt lettering and tooling; binding has shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, front board has minor detachment, has chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have heavy age toning, have occasional creasing; shelved case 10.
London: Printd by J. Ruthven, for G.G. J. and J. Robinson, 1790. First Edition. Quartos, Five Volumes. In Very Good minus condition. Re-backed and uniformly bound in contemporary full polished calf, with gilt emblems to boards, black leather spine labels, and gilt lettering. Boards show loss of leather and some red rot to spines, not impacting the gilt lettering. Light bumping to corners, and some minor scratching to the boards. Text block has minor age toning throughout. Lacking two plates [One sheet of Hieroglyphics in volume 1, one plate of "Binny" from Volume 5]. All three folding maps intact, with some light tearing along the creases. Three leaves of battle plans intact [Vol IV], and four leaves of Ethiopian text [Vol I]. CONTENTS: Vol. I. ([x], lxxxii, 535) -- Vol. II. ([ii], viii, 718) -- Vol. III. ([ii], viii, 759) -- Vol. IV. ([ii], viii, 695) -- Vol. V. ([ii], xiv, 230, [xii], [3 folding maps]). JR consignment. Shelved above New Age.
Tuson: The University of Arizona Press and The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2012. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, green and black with black print; Cover has vendor label on rear, else clean and bright; Text block has underlining and marginal notation in pencil throughout; xi, 354 pages, illustrated (b&w maps, color plates).
Paris: Chez Chevalier, 1819. Octavos, two volumes; G+; Early black glossy spine with faded gilt lettering and gilt graphic designs; Boards have moderate bumping and wear to corners, cracking to gloss finish along hinges of both volumes, moderate wear to applied gilt graphics and lettering, and light+ shelfwear overall; Textblocks have light shelfwear to bottom edges, light foxing to pages near beginning and end of each volume, and light age-toning overall; The ex libris of a former owner appears on the front paste-down of each volume; Illustrated; Volumes III and IV only; CONTENTS: Vol. III. Contains 32 fold-out plates (including frontispiece) / (iii, 264 pages, ) -- Vol. IV. Contains 31 fold-out plates (including frontispiece) / (, 263 pages, ); NOTE: Shelved in Room G.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1961. First edition. Quarto; First edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black and red with red print; DJ in mylar, tears at spine ends and flap corners, small tears across top and bottom edges, creasing to front corners, shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with black print, wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges and endpapers, else clean and tight; 318 pages, illustrated (b&w and color plates). [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.].
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First Printing. Octavo; 368 pages VG/P; Green spine with white/yellow lettering; Dustjacket missing half of front cover and spine, tearing along head edge of rear cover. Boards show mild edgewear and shelfwear; Textblock has foxing along edges; Includes drawings by Lois and Louis Darling.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1980. Octavo; VG-; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; original publisher's cloth with embossed wave design to front and rear; clean exterior showing little wear; light bump to head fore corners; tight binding; strong boards; text block exterior head edge colored blue; otherwise exterior edge show minimal wear; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; pp 252.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1951. Reprinted. Small Octavo; G/G-; green pictorial spine with off-white text; reprinted; dust jacket has mild sun aging to exterior; some foxing to rear and flaps; several chips to edges; mylar wrapped; cloth has slight wear to front and rear; rubbed areas to edges; slightly splayed boards; mild sunning to spine; text block exterior edges modestly foxed; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to front pastedown; few numbers stamped to front endpaper; frontispiece; interior good; illustrated; pp 230.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1980. Limited Edition, #275/2000. Octavo, 252 pages; VG; full blue cloth binding; spine with gilt lettering; in publisher's original VG glassine wrappers; housed in VG- gray paper slipcase; mild fading to slipcase; mild shelf wear and scuffing; upper edge dyed blue; Limited Editions Club monthly newsletter contains loose within; full-color photos; signed flat by Eisenstaedt at colophon; hand-numbered 275 at colophon; pages clean; shelved Limited Editions Club.