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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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.
Washington, D.C. The Archaeological Institute of America, 1921. Vol. XI, Nos. 1-2. Booklet [8x12]; pp ; G-/paperback; beige spine without text; February; covers have slight sunning to exterior; small chips to edges; slight smudges to exterior; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; frontispiece NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
London: The Religious Tract Society. 32mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green embossed paper with gold print, cloth is puckering, bumps to corners, wear to spine caps, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has gilt edges, endpapers in front and rear torn along hinges, some spotting to endpapers, rear endpapers have vendor label, slight amount of foxing; vi, 192 pages, illustrated.
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 Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Albany: Luther Tucker, 1846. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold print, chipping at hinges and spine, spine caps torn away, worn corners and edges, shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf and title page, vertical tear to rear flyleaf, tanning/age-toning to paper; 392 pages, illustrated.
Washington: American Forest Institute, 1980. Quarto; VG; Paperback; Spine, green with gold print; Paperback book accompanied by 27 GreenAmerica folded posters housed in green slipcase; Slipcase in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Book and posters clean and bright; Some posters carry legend “A Quarterly Publication of the American Forest Institute” and are dated 1972-1973; 64 pages, illustrated (color) + 27 color posters. [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: 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.
Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. Nine photos available; if you don't see all nine images due to image caps, please contact the seller for additional information. 12mo; 79 volumes; Good condition; Hardcover with DJ; Many volumes have DJ and while most have light shelfwear, they are clean and whole; Boards may have light wear to corners and spine caps, most are clean and strong; Text block for some volumes have name in ink on front endpapers, else volumes are generally clean and tight; Some vols. lack series number--numbers that do not appear on volumes are found in listing from “Private Library, vol. 10, #4, 1977”; CONTENTS: No. 1 (1939) British Birds on Lake, River and Stream / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 2 (First published 1939, reprinted 1941) A Book of Roses / J. Ramsbottom — No. 3 (1941) A Book of Ships / Charles Mitchell — No. 4 (1940) Portraits of Christ / Ernst Kitzinger & Elizabeth Senior — No. 5 (1940) Caricature / E.H. Gombrich and E. Kris — No. 6 (1943) British Shells — No. 7 (1943) Fashions and Fashion Plates 1800-1900 / James Laver — No. 8 (1943) Elizabethan Miniatures /Carl Winter — No. 8 (First published 1943, reprinted 1952) Elizabethan Miniatures /Carl Winter — No. 9 (1943) The Microcosm of London / T. Rowlandson & A.C. Pugin, text by John Summerson — No. 9 (First published 1943, reprinted 1947) The Microcosm of London / T. Rowlandson & A.C. Pugin — No. 10 (1943; DJ from 1949 edition) The Bayeux Tapestry / Eric Maclagan — No. 10 (First published 1943, revised edition 1945, reprinted 1949) The Bayeux Tapestry / Eric Maclagan — No. 11 (1943) Fishes of Britain’s Rivers and Lakes / J.R. Norman — No. 12 (1943) The Poet’s Corner / Sir Max Beerbohm — No. 13 (1943) Edible Fungi / John Ramsbottom — No. 14 (1943) A Book of Lilies / Fred Stoker — No. 15 (1944) Seashore Life and Pattern / T.A. Stephenson — No. 16 (First published 1944, new edition 1947) Children as Artists / R.R. Tomlinson — No. 17 (1945) The Leaves of Southwell / Nikolaus Pevsner — No. 18 (1944) Some British Moths / Norman Riley — No. 19 (1946) Garden Birds / Phyllis Barcklay-Smith — No. 20 (1944) English Ballet / Janet Leeper — No. 21 (1945) Popular Art in Britain / Noel Carrington — No. 22 (1946) Heraldry in England / Anthony Wagner — No. 23 (1945) Poisonous Fungu / John Ramsbottom — No. 24 (1945) Birds of the Sea / R.M. Lockley — No. 25 (1946) Ur, the First Phases / Leonard Woolley — No. 26 (1946) A Book of Toys — Gwen White — No. 27 (1946) Flowers of Marsh and Stream / Iolo A. Williams — No. 28 (First published 1947, reprinted 1950) A Book of English Clocks / R.W. Symonds — No. 29 (1946) Flowers of the Woods / E.J. Salisbury — No. 30 (1947) A Selection of Engravings on Wood by Thomas Bewick / with a note on him by John Rayner — No. 31 (1947) English Book Illustration, 1800-1900 / Philip James — No. 32 (1946) A Christmas Carol in Prose : Being a Ghost Story of Christmas / Charles Dickens — No. 33 (1947) Russian Icons / David Talbot Rice — No. 34 (1947) The English Tradition in Design / John Gloag — No. 35 (1947) A Book of Spiders / W.S. Bristowe — No. 36 (1948) Ballooning / C.H. Gibbs-Smith — No. 37 (1947) Wild Flowers of the Chalk / John Gilmour — No. 38 (1947) Compliments of the Season / L.D. Ettlinger and R.G. Holloway — No. 39 (1948) Woodcuts for Albrecht Dürer / T.D. Barlow — No. 40 (1948) Edward Gordon Craig : Designs for the Theatre / Janet Leeper — No. 41 (1951) British Butterflies / E.B. Ford — No. 42 (1948) British Military Uniforms / James Laver — No. 43 (1948) A Prospect of Wales : a Series of Water-Colours / Kenneth Rowntree, essay by Gwyn Jones — No. 44 (1959) Tulipomania / Wilfrid Blunt — No. 45 (1948) Unknown Westminster Abbey — Lawrence E. Tanner — No. 46 (1948) Highland Dress / George F. Collie — No. 47 (1949) British Reptiles and Amphibia / Malcolm Smith — No. 48 (1949) A Book of Scripts / Alfred Fairbank — No. 49 (1948) Some British Beetles / Geoffrey Taylor — No. 50 (1948) Popular Art in the United States / Erwin O. Christensen — No. 51 (1949) Life in an English Village / sixteen lithographs by Edward Bawden, with an introductory essay by Noel Carrington — No. 52 (1950) The Isle of Wight / Barbara Jones — No. 53 (1950) Flowers of the Meadow / Geoffrey Grigson — No. 54 (1950) Greek Terracottas / T.B.L. Webster — No. 55 (1950) Romney Marsh / John Piper — No. 56 (1950) Early British Railways / Christian Barman — No. 57 (1950) A Book of Moses / Paul Richards — No. 58 (1951) A Book of Ducks / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 59 (First published 1951, reprinted 1952) Ackermann’s Cambridge / Reginald R0ss Williamson — No. 60 (1951) The Crown Jewels / Oliver Warner — No. 61 (1951) An Atlas of Tudor England and Wales : Forty Plates from John Speed’s Pocket Atlas of 1627, Introduced and Described / E.G.R. Taylor — No. 62 (1953; number on series title page is 41, number on spine is 62) Medieval Carvings in Exeter Cathedral / C.J.P. Cave — No. 63 (1952) A Book of Greek Coins / Charles Seltman — No. 64 (1953) Magic Books from Mexico / introduction and notes on the plates by C.A. Burland — No. 65 (1952) Semi-Precious Stones / N. Wooster — No. 66 (1952) Birds of La Plata / with notes by W.H. Hudson — No. 67 (1952) Mountain Birds / R.A.H. Coombes — No. 68 (1953) Animals in Staffordshire Pottery / Bernard Rackham — No. 69 (1954) Ackermann’s Oxford : a Selection of Plates from Rudolph Ackermann’s “A History of the University of Oxford … 1814“ and James Ingram’s “Memorials of Oxford, 1837” / notes by H.M. Colvin — No. 70 (1953) The Diverting History of John Gilpin : Showing How He Went Farther Than He intended and Came Safe Home Again / William Cowper, with many illustrations by Ronald Searle — No. 71 (1954) Egyptian Paintings / Nina M. Davies — No. 72. (First published 1954, reprinted 1956) Misericords : Medieval Life in English Woodcarving / M.D. Anderson — No. 73 (1955) The Picture Book of Cricket / John Arlott — No. 74 (1955) Woodland Birds / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 75 (1957) Monumental Brasses / James Mann — No. 76 (1959) The Sculpture of the Parthenon / P.E. Corbett + The Penguin Story MCMXXXV - MCMLVI (1956) 59 pages, illustrated (b&w, color). Oversized order. 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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).
Rochester, N. Y. C. Mitzky & Co., 1893. Octavo, 218,  pages; G; bound in publisher's blue pebbled cloth, gilt titling to front cover; water-staining to spine, upper and lower edges of front board, light water-staining to gutter, more pronounced at beginning of volume and quickly becoming isolated to lower gutter and adjacent section of lower edge; pencil name to ffep; sfep detached but present; slight cracking beginning to lower rear gutter; pencil 'x' to corner of color plates; Three color lithographs of types of grapes, being Green Mountain, Brilliant, and Early Ohio; numerous full-page black and white engravings of grapes, in-text illustrations; Pages 201-219 are advertisements; MH consignment; shelved case 10.
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.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1899. Octavo; pp 144; Fair/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; slight darkening to spine; fraying to spine edges; light rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; maps at rear pastedown; ex-library with markings inside; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne: Rigby Limited, 1972. First Edition. Octavo; pp 62; VG/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine and flap edges; minor chipping to edges; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean.
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;.
St. Helena, CA: Napa Valley Vintners, 2013. First Edition. Oblong quarto; unpaginated; VG-/VG-; black spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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: George R Lockwood, n.d. [1870?]. Early Edition. Quarto; VG-; 334 pages; Tooled leather with gilt titling on spine, raised bands; VOL. 2 ONLY; Full color plates intact, protected by tissue guards; Gilt edges; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Marbled endpapers; Bookstore bookplate on front pastedown; Scuffing and some fraying to the edges of the boards and spine; Bumping/fraying to the corners; Some foxing to the edges of the text block; Toning to pages as typical; PS Consignment, shelved case 3.
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.
Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson, 1859. Large Octavo; Good-; grayish tan spine with gilt text; odd volume; cloth has some rubbing to spine edges; light soiling to exterior; ex-library label to spine; sturdy boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamps inside and to exterior edges; ex-library bookplate to front pastedown; interior light foxing sprinkled throughout; letter from Friend of the Main Public Library, El Paso laid in at front; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.].
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.].
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1969. Octavo; pp 379; VG/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; 3/4 bound binding with dark green spine and light green boards; cloth shows minor rubbing to edges; light shelf wear to exterior; text block has dark green endpapers; previous owner's stamped to head edge and ffep; interior clean; illustrated.
Buffalo, NY: Foster & Stewart Publishing Corporation, 1952. Second Edition, Fourth Printing. Octavo; pp 150; G/no-DJ; beige spine with dark brown text; illustration to front; cloth shows slight sunning with light soiling to exterior; some wear to edges and corners; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; some foxing to first and last few pages; small sticker to first page; interior clean; profusely 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.
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.
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.