Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, 1947. Quarto; pp 293; G/no-DJ; 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.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1882. Approx. 7.25" x 10.75" VG-/No DJ. Slim, brown hardcover with blank spine and gilt lettering on front cover. Significant rubbing to surfaces and all around perimeter of lightly stained and mottled boards with mild fraying to corners and spine ends. Some penciling scattered throughout; binding tight. Scarce.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Insitute, 1965. First Edition. Double-fold paperback binding. Square Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Wraps show minor soiling and edgewear, spine has a crack that extends through the corner of one of the panels -- can be repaired with tape; Interior clean except for a small smudge on title page along with an ink stamp indicating "marine archiv F.W. Jahn"; pp 105.
North Carolina: New Maritima Press, 2007. Autograph Copy. Large Octavo; VG/VG; Brown spine with light brown label and white and brown text. DJ has general shelfwear, sticker residue on front, very minimal edgewear; Boards clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has signs of light shelfwear to fore edge, othewise, clean, personal autograph by author on title page, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 523.
Seattle, WA: Univeresity of Washington Press, 1960. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. gently toned DJ spine with olive illustration upon beige, titling in black overlay. jacket-wide olive on ivory illustration. discoloration lightly tones the panel upper edge, similar to toning of spine. price-clipped with clear protective cover. bright blue clothbound HB with small gilt titles, light bump to ends and outer corners. skimmed interior with some illustrations and maps. 274 pp.
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.
Unique, ca 1956-1970 Collection of over 70 objects, mostly postcards in a 1960s era photo album, related to famous ocean liners and other ships many of which met their end in tragedy. Postcards of ships ranging from the USS Maine, to RMS Titanic and Lusitania as well as coastal, riverine and lake steamers, and shipboard-cancelled envelopes. Included is a full-page magazine ad for the Andrea Doria and a copy of Life Magazine from 1956b featuring the tragedy of the Andrea Doria. 12.5" x 12.75", 10 album pages plus magazine. Condition is Good +, most of the postcards being in plastic sleeves rather than glued in to the album. Room 429.
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1905. Octavo; pp 201; Fair/no-DJ; sunned bluish green spine with gilt text; elaborate illustration in purple, gilt and beige to front; cloth shows noticeable wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; slight chipping to spine head edge; light bumping to corners; darkening to spine; illustration and text to front; sturdy boards; text block has top edge gilt; slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; endpapers have significant browning; some chips to fore edge of ffe; frontispiece; cracking to gutters; adhesive residue to pastedowns; slight residue of bookplate to ffep.
Barre: Barre Publishing, 1962. 8vo; VG/VG-; brown and cream spine with black and white text;dust jacket, front paste down and front free- end paper have minor green stains; dust jacket, boards and text block discolored as a result of exposure to the sun; top edge of dust jacket is moderately shelf-edged; 164p.
New York: Hyperion, 1995. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; White spine with red and black text. DJ has minimal shelf wear, no major tears; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has personal inscription by author on half title page, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 407.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1974. first U.S. edition. Octavo; VG-/G; Blue spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned spine with some rubbing wear on exterior and along edges, mostly at fore corners, otherwise exterior is intact without defect; Cloth has minor shelf wear such as light, minor spots on exterior with strong and sturdy panels; Text block has light wear on exterior edges due to handling but otherwise pages are clean and intact with tight binding; pp 760.
New York: Halcyon House, 1937. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 234; G-/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text to black bar; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows some age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior slightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep; light blue pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated with photographs.
New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher / Putnam, 2002. First Printing. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, blue and black text in ecru panel over illustrated, sea-blue spine; dj, light shelf wear; price clipped; HB, blue spine with silver text; quarter-bound with blue boards; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illus.: map and photo; 204pp. ---SIGNED by author on half-title page.
London, New York: Barker & Howard, W.S. Heinman, 1972. Seventh edition, reprint. Thick octavo. Good in good dust jacket. Blue spine with black lettering. Minor rubbing to dust jacket. Occasional foxing and discoloration to parts of pages, particularly near the end pages. Foxing to book block edges. Binding and pages very good. 298pp.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1962. first edition. Octavo; G+/G; red/black spine with off-white text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has some wear at fore edges & lightly sunned exterior; cloth is lightly sunned w/ light edge wear; panels are clean, sturdy & intact; text block has slight wear & toning along exterior edges; text pages have tight binding and are unmarked; pp 361. Inscribed.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1986. First American Edition. Quarto: G/VG-: Age toned blue, white and green spine (faded photo of ocean, sky and iceberg) with white and green text: Dj has general shelfwear, some scuff marks, age toning: Boards are strong and clean with general shelfwear, spine cocked with light cracking, pages still solid and in place: Textblock is age toned, half title pages inscribed by both authors to a previous owner, rest of pages clean and unmarked: First American Edition: 116 pp.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1962. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Volume I only; Cover has shelf wear such as lightly rubbed exterior with foxing on spine & rear fore edge; Text block is slightly age toned, foxing on head edge exterior; Previous owner's name on title page; pp 355.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1962. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Volume II only; Covers have shelf wear such as lightly rubbed exterior with foxing along front edges & on spine; Text block is slightly age toned with foxing on head edge exterior; Previous owner's on title page; pp 649.
London: Lockwood & Co., 1872. Sixth. Sixth edition, revised and corrected. 12mo; good/none; olive green silk with gilt titles; front cover detached, spine and rear cover missing; signature of previous owner to front paste down; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; sunned; 99 pp.; ads, 48 pp. and endpapers; illus., tables and labelled figures; some foxing; ffep, corner tear; else very good.
London: Evans Brothers Limited, 1983. Quarto; VG-/VG-; Blue spine with white & black text; Dust jacket is slightly sunned and age toned, small moisture stains on pouch attached to back with facsimile 8.5 foot map, covered in mylar; Boards have edgewear, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 128.
London: Yale University Press, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 340 pages; VG; full bound in red cloth, spine has gilt tooling and lettering; binding has minor wear at the top and bottom of the spine, has library code on the spine, has minor discoloration; pages have minor detachment on pages 148-9, title page has small pen marks and an impression stamp; shelved case 7.
Greenwich: Conway Maritime Press Limited, 1975. first. Quarto; VG-/G; Off-white spine with blue text; Dust jacket has frayed & torn edges with age toned exterior & interior; Boards have lightly sunned top edges and shelfwear; Textblock is slightly age toned with foxing at head edge exterior; pp 384.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/Fair; turquoise & black spine with white lettering; DJ missing approx. 2" x 1 1/2" piece at bottom of spine as well as 1" x 3/8 piece at top, 1 3/4" x 1/2" piece missing on back panel toward bottom of the wrap, price clipped, other minor edge-wear, protected in mylar cover; Boards strong, clean minimal bumping to corners; inside front end paper has prior owner's name and date in ink; minor pencil markings (erasable) on a few pages, otherwise textblock clean; pp, 415+.
Rome: Edindustria Editoriale, 1961. Quarto; VG-/VG; off-white spine with black text; dustjacket has light edgewear with light tearing, sunning to edges (including flaps), slight cracking/peeling along edges of spine, light scuffing and staining to rear cover; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; mixed pagination. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
London, Great Britain: Hutchison & Co., LTD, 1961. First Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG. black drawing on purple with white, blue and white titles near upper end of spine DJ. illustration continues on front, with larger lettering above and below nautical illustration. off white DJ rear with some mottling behind the black text. slim off white inner panels. all under clear protective cover. hot pink cloth HB spine with imprinted silver metallic lettering and some curved striping in light blue. gently worn at HB spine ends. near fine front and rear panels. maps in fushcia on endpapers. some foxing between half-title page and ix page of preface. b/w frontispiece facing title page is foxed also. textblock an even light beige as follows. lightly spotted on upper edge and foreedge, bottom unmarked. 277 pp.
Miami, Ohio: Friends of the Library Society, Miami University, 1985. Limited Edition. thin 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. mildly grained bisque spine with tiny uppercase black lettering. front shows one smudge and also some surface soiling to evenly toned wrappers. somewhat artistic black hand-drawn maps line endpapers. this edition is limited to five hundred copies of which this is number 52, hand numbered. textblock clear includes b/w photos, maps, drawings and scanned document images. 83 pp. ISBN # 0918761018.
London: W.W. Norton and Company, 1988. First American Edition. Octavo; VG+/VG-; spine has sea-side city-scape with white lettering; dust jacket clean, no marks or stains, 2.5" crease on front, several scratched on both front and back, lamination torn open 1/2"x 1/4" on back outer corner, some wear on spine head and tail, minor other edgewear; boards strong, clean, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, minimal wear, free of highlighting/underlining, includes many b/w photos and images. pp 233.
London: Henry Colburn, 1838. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; bould in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, spine brown with small gilt horizontal lines, presence of two labels in the past now represented only by the unfaded leather and faint lettering; some mild shelfwear and rubbing, primarily to corners and spine; frontispiece in volume 1 a portrait, volume 2 a map; shelved under front counter.
London: WhiteHall Histories, 2002. small 4tos., 2 volumes; VG/VG; spines blue with white lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; minimal shelfwear; text blocks clean, small smudge to lower corner of volume 2; Volume 1; September 1939-October 1940, with 178 pages, photos and plans. Volume II; November 1940- December 1941, with 318 pages, photos and plans; ISBN 9780714652054 and 9780714651798; shelved Naval History.
Cambridge: Cornell Maritime Press, 1965. First Edition. Quarto; VG/G+; White spine with black text; DJ front cover interior flap price clipped, shows moderate wear, faint spotted staining on edges/spine, few 0.5" open tears on top/heel of spine, few minor marks on rear cover; Boards strong, light rubbing to corners; Textblock age-toned, otherwise clean; 211pp.
Boston: I.R. Butts, 1858. Third edition. 12mo; Fair-/no-DJ; Brown spine w/o text; Boards have rubbed, worn and scratched exterior panels, spine is torn with 1 inch missing from head & tail edges, panels are cracking from gutters along spine; Text block has darkened from age with stiff pages, light pencil on ffep, and foxing on first & last few pages; pp 98.