Carta, Jerusalem: A.T. Prikov, Publisher, n.d. Reprinted. Thin Oblong Octavo; G+; beige spine without text; no jacket; cloth has brown text to front; brown and ivory decorative border to front; slight sunning to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has mild tone toward edges; pictorial endpapers; illustrated; text in Russian, English and Hebrew;.
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Berlin: Globus Verlag. Quarto (oblong); G; Hardcover; Spine, white without print; Boards in white cloth with illustrated pastedown on front, wear to spine caps, edges, and corners, light rubbing, pastedown is clean and bright; Text block has light tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; Unpaged b&w photographs with captions in German. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #4-5.
Oslo: Bennett's Travel Bureau, 1925. 12vo; G- Hardcover; Red spine with Black text; Boards shaken, some edgewear, some shelfwear, wear to lettering on front cover, small open tears along head edge of spine, black and white marks on rear cover; Textblock has age toning, black pen on front pastedown, rusting to staples, blue stain on page 171, ribbon bookmark frayed at end; 347 pp.
Omaha NE: J.P. Cummins, n.d. Booklet [7x10]; G+/paperback; blue covers have sunned slightly; minor edge wear; intact binding; inside covers have slight damp staining; textblock edges have light wear; damp stains to several pages; map frontispiece; map to verso to p 47; interior good otherwise; illustrated; pp 47 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #7.
Weltevreden: Official Tourist Bureau. Octavo; Fair softcover with cloth covers; Spine, tan without print; Boards in vinyl sleeve, purple cloth with gold print, fading to spine, print worn away, mild wear to corners and spine caps, cocked spine; Text block has endpapers torn along hinges, owner stamp on title page and rear endpapers, block separating from rear cover, last page (with folded map affixed) separated from block; 335 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Cambridge Springs, PA: Riverside Inn, 1987. Reprinted. Oblong Booklet [5x7]; pp 48; VG-/paperback; dark beige covers show minimal wear to exterior; slight wear to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #3.
Madrid: Administración Turistica Española, 1986. Quarto; 2 volumes in slipcase; VG; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Slipcase in blue cloth with illustrated pastedown on front and rear, light wear to bottom edges but clean and strong; Boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text blocks clean and tight; Text in Spanish; CONTENTS: Vol. 1. (ISBN 8485983068) 217 pages — Vol. 2. (ISBN 8485983076) 293 pages, both vols. illustrated (color). [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].
Milwaukee: Rufus King, 1848. 10mo; Fair condition; black 1/4 bound spine without discernible text; tan front and rear shows some staining wear; few chips to spine edges; black lettering to front board; exterior edges to text block has moderately toning; interior has noticeable foxing throughout; Blank Book Manufactory and Stationery bookbinder's bookplate adhered to front pastedown; previous owner's name in pencil to front endpaper; other slight pencil to interior; decent binding; illustrated; pp 204.
Dublin: Irish Tourist Association (Inc.), c. 1936. 12mo; pp 231; Fair/paperback; sunned light blue spine without text; Official Guide; rear cover detached, but present; covers have darkening toward edges, due to age toning; rubbed edges; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; map adhered to rear pastedown; slight cracking to gutter at pp 24 and facing page NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #3.
Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1868-1880. 18mo; 5 volumes; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spines, brown with gold print; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spines and corners, marbled paper to boards, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear to paper, light scuffing to leather; Textblocks have red-speckled edges, owner label on front pastedown, stains from leather edges on endpapers; CONTENTS [note: series "No." taken from Complete catalogue of the Tauchnitz Edition of British and American authors, Leipzig, 1905): Friends in Council : a series of readings and discourse thereon : in two volumes. Vol. I [No. 1303] / Sir Arthur Helps. (1873; cracked front hinge, foxing throughout; 263 pages) — A Cruise Upon Wheels : the chronicle of some autumn wanderings among the deserted post-roads of France : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1447] / Charles Allston Collins. (1874; surface tear to paper on rear; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 288 pages) — Two French Marriages : in two volumes. Vol. I (Collection of British Authors, vol. 991) [No. 991] / Mrs. C. Jenkin. (1868; penciled name on front flyleaf, foxing throughout; 299 pages) — A Poetry-Book of Songs and Sonnets, Odes and Idylls. Second Series, From the End of the Eighteenth Century to the Present Time [No. 1751] / Amelia B. Edwards [editor] (1878; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; “A Poetry Book II”— spine; x, 334 pages) — Mrs. Denys of Cote : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1904] / Holme Lee (1880; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 296 pages).
London: The Medici Society, 1927. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards in brown leather with gold decorative print, light wear to spine caps, hinges, and corners, mild cracking to leather on spine, else clean and strong; Text block has gilt top edge with stamped design, brown moire endpapers, brown ribbon marker, stiff color title page resembling the cover for a paperback volume along with standard title page, clean and tight; 161 pages, illustrated (sepia photographs).
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.
Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1886. Large Octavo; G-; dark burgundy 1/2 bound leather spine with gilt text; gilt rules to spine; no jacket; dark brown panels; panels show noticeable wear; rubbed joints and edges, as is; beveled edges; text block marbled; marbled endpapers; cracked hinges, as is; some foxing inside, mostly to first and last few pages; county map at front; illustrated; some illustrations with tissue guard; pp 880; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Edward Stanton, 1898. Hardcover folding map in original red publisher's binding with red label to front cover. Boards show moderate shelf wear overall. Map measures 22 1/8" x 27" ; linen backed with toning and scattered foxing. Wear to hardcover with bumping to corners, small stain on front and back; moderate wear to spine with some loss of material and minor chipping to head and tail.
Washington, D.C. American Automobile Association, 1940. Octavo; G/paperback; blue spine with light blue text; covers have few stains to exterior; minor chips to spine edges; foxing to rear; some rubbing to edges; intact panels; text block edges have age toned; slight damp staining to inside front cover and fore edge to few pages; cracking to gutter to pp 288-289; profusely illustrated; pp 656.
Bari: Mario Adda Editore, 1985. Fifth edition. Octavo; 5th edition; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with blue print; DJ has mild edgewear, but is clean and bright; Boards in red cloth with white print, clean and strong; Text block has inscription in ink on front flyleaf, slight smudges on rear flyleaf, else clean and tight; Text in parallel French, German, and English; 677 pages, illustrated (color).
Washington: Thomas H. Ford, 1860. First Edition. Tall quarto; 358, (41) pp. Rebound in modern cloth, with leather spine and leather spine label. With 70 color plates; lacking two of the three folding maps at rear; the third is present but has a longitudinal tear halfway through the middle. Foxing to interior and many of the plates. Good copy only; Shelved in Room G.
Harare, Rhodesia: National Gallery of Rhodesia & National Historical Association of Rhodesia, 1975. First Edition. Booklet; unpaginated; VG-/paperback; pictorial wrappers show light wear to exterior, slight age toning to exterior; brown covers have minor wear; text block has slight wear to edges; interior clean NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Oversized Ephemera Case.
Milano: A. Scrocchi. 16mo; 2 volumes; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue or red without print; Boards in blue (vol. 1) or red (vol. 2) cloth with pastedown photograph, wear to edges and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block pages are accordion-style presentation of b&w captioned photographs with explanatory text on verso of each card in Italian, French, English, and German; 2 volumes, 32 photos each, keyed map on endpapers. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #1.
Portland: Chisholm Bros. ca. 1870s. Octavo; Fair-; Hardcover; Spine, red without print; Boards in red cloth blocked in gold and black on front, the inked scenes on the cover are reproduced from wood engravings, warping, small holes in spine, tattering to corners; Textblock first page adhered to front pastedown, textblock loose from cover, 6 leaves loose from the continuous accordion style sheet of illustrations, tears to some folds; Publisher and date information not present; All illustrations,127 unnumbered lithoprint views.
Shepherdstown, WV: Charles S. Adams, 1996. Revised Edition. Booklet [7 x 8.25]; VG-/paperback; white spine with dark blue text; revised edition; covers show mild exterior wear; faint, tiny white spots sprinkled to front; light foxing to rear; tiny sticker to rear; tight binding; text block exterior edges have one or two tiny spots; interior clean; illustrated; pp 63 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #6.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1962. Octavo; G+/G-; pp 238; white/red spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; small chips to corners; cloth shows light sunfading to exterior; slight edge wear to corners; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean; illustrated.
London: John Murray, 1816. First Edition. Quarto, xxxix, , 231 pages; VG; three quarters bound in calf, paper covered boards, paneled spine with black label and gilt titling; some mild wear and rubbing, cracking to spine; bookplate to front pastedown of Thomas Munro; wide margins; folding map; shelved case 9.
New York, Washington, London: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, 1969. Octavo; G; burgundy spine with gilt text black panel; first edition; cloth has mild, slight soiling; good binding, though mildly splayed boards; no jacket; textblock edges have some soiling smudges; previous owner's embossed stamp to flyleaf; interior clean; illustrated; pp 540.
Washington: The Hotel Association of Washington, D.C., 1935. Booklet [5x7]; G/paperback; light bluish gray pictorial covers show modest wear; light foxing to front; some minor chips to edges; some light stains to rear; tape mend to spine tail edge; blue titles to front and rear; tape mend to front and rear hinges; text block has mild toning; pp 27 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #5.
New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xxii, 314 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good dust jacket. Spine is blue with salmon-colored and white lettering. Light shelfwear to head and tail of spine with minimal chipping. Mild soiling to top right and middle portion of front cover of dust jacket. Minor creasing to back cover with slight marks in black ink leaving indentations. Slight sticker attached to lower portion of back cover leaving adhesive mark. Mild rubbing and scratching to dust jacket. Light tanning to top edge of textblock's middle section. Age-toning to textblock. Inscribed by Buzz Aldrin.
Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1947. Quarto; VG-/G+; red spine with yellow and black text; dust jacket exterior shows slight shelf wear; minor dings to edges; protective plastic wrap to jacket; cloth has very slight wear; good, sturdy binding; text block exterior edges have mild tone; pictorial endpapers; interior very good; illustrated; pp 112.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. 12mo; VG-; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; lightly sunned spine; decorative gilt scroll design to head and tail spine edges; straight boards; lightly rubbed corners; gilt decorations to front; very nice binding; probably rebound; text block exterior fore and tail edges slightly age toned; top edge gilt; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight foxing to before edge to title page; interior unmarked; illustrated; fold out map tipped in at rear endpaper; pp 357 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #4.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. First Edition. Octavo. Good Hardcover; blue spine with gilt lettering; boards show shelf wear to edges and corners, some discoloration and scattered surface marks; binding to front cover slightly compromised, else tight; foxing throughout; text block has foxing and discoloration; b/w photographs throughout and maps on endpapers; 230 pp.
London: J. Johnson, W. J. and J. Richardson, T. Payne, and others, 1806. Fourth Edition. Quarto, 122 pages, 38 maps; VG; bound in contemporary 3/4 calf, paneled spine with gilt titling, gilt and blind stamping; newly rebacked with spine preserved; marbled boards, text block, endpapers; 3 bookplates to front pastedown; plate 1 not present as issued, 38 plates present, one folding; plates 2, 7, 11, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, with some color borders or roads; MW consignment; shelved case 9.
Paris: La Villette, 1793. Two volumes; octavo. The first volume is 336 pages; the second volume is 451 pages. Both volumes are bound in contemporary full calf binding with gilt lettering and ornamentation on the spine and gilt ornamentation on the edges of the boards. The endpapers are marbled. A folding plate map of the east coast of the United States appears at the beginning of the first volume. The second volume includes three plates: a depiction of an Indian warrior, a folding plate depicting a British fortification, and a folding plate image and diagram of a fort at the end of the second volume. Also included with this lot are the title page of a Christie, Manson, and Wood catalogue for a 1926 auction of fine books, and a clipping, presumably from this catalogue, which lists these volumes as among the lots for that auction. In addition, the lot includes a typewritten letter, dated October 9, 1935, which discusses various English translations of the work and describes its historical significance at the time of first publication. Volumes condition: Good. Both volumes exhibit notable wear, including fraying at the foot and edges, loss of gilding, damage to labels, and water damage visible on end leaves and first several pages and final several pages of both volumes. Both volumes have clean text blocks. Letter and catalog sections condition: Good. All exhibit creases, minor tears and punctures, and yellowing consistent with age. The second page of the letter also has two closed tears along the horizontal crease and a partially open tear from the bottom of the page to the horizontal crease. These do not impact legibility. Dimensions 5.25 x 8 x 3.25 inches Shelved case 9.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1877. Octavo; G-; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on green banner; Boards in brown leather, spine head torn away, wear to spine tail, hinges, and corners, tear at top of front hinge, smudging to leather; Text block has marbled edges and endpapers, library labels on front pastedown, name in ink on front endpapers, library stamps on title page, p. 5, and final page, cracked front hinge, clean text; 308 pages, frontispiece.
London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1894. 12mo; pp 207; Fair/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth has some rubbing wear to exterior; worn corners; noticeable rubbing to edges and joints; lightly sunfaded boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior has light toning towards edges; gutters show cracking at pastedowns; cocked spine; previous owner's name to title page.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1910. Thick Octavo; G; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows slight overall wear; few, small marks to exterior; slightly rubbed edges; shaken binding cocking spine; ex-library markings to spine; textblock exterior edges have age toned moderately; deckled fore edge; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some foxing to several pages; other ex-library markings to few early pages; frontispiece with tissue guard; fold out map at front; illustrated; ex-library pouch to rear pastedown; pp 532.
Montréal: Les Éditions Variétés, 1945. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, cream with black and red print; Boards in clear plastic sleeve, spine caps taped, creasing to spine, mild shelfwear, lightly cocked spine; Text block has cracked hinges front and rear, clean text; 318 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Paris: Le Capitaine Bacheville, Corréard, Ponthieu, 1822. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner; Boards in brown leather, wear to spine caps, edges, and corners, small surface tear to rear, light rubbing, light warping, else clean and strong; Text block has marbled endpapers, ribbon marker, light occasional foxing, else clean and tight; Text in French; viii, 401 pages. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column B.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1897. 12mo; pp 419; Good; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest wear to exterior; mild smudges to panels; sturdy boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; some minor chipping to fore edges of first and last few pages; broken hinges; pouches with maps adhered to pastedowns; illustrated; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #3.
Bucarest: Edité par le Soussecrétariat d'État de la Presse, 1932. Quarto; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with illustrated pastedown on front, tattering to spine caps and corners, smudging, shelfwear, mild warping; Text block has grey tinted top edge, bookplate on front pastedown, cracked hinges front and rear, intermittent spine breaks; Text in French, captions in French, German, Romanian, English; 208 pages, chiefly illustrations (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.].
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1911. Eleventh Edition. 12mo; Fair; pp 602; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows several chips to head edge; mild wear to exterior otherwise; joints and tail edge slightly rubbed; slightly cocked spine; text block exterior edges marbled; chipping to head edges to first few pages; illustrated endpapers; slight defect to front hinge; damp staining to head edges first few pages; map of Wien at title page; illustrated with several maps; good binding Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelves next to the 7's ephemera.
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.
Chicago: Albert Whitman and Comp, 1954. Thin Oblong Octavo; VG-; blue spine with black text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows mild sunning; pictorial paper label to front; slightly rubbed spine edges; some rubbing to fore corners; tight binding; straight boards; exterior text block edges have slight tone; pictorial pastedowns; mild offsetting to hinges; profusely illustrated; interior clean; unpaginated.
Alma-Ata: Kramds-reklama, 1991. Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with white print; DJ is clean and bright; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Text in Russian and English; 311 pages, chiefly captioned illustrations (color). [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: Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 1999. Octavo; pp 239; VG-/G; dark blue pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; minor defect to front gutter at front endpaper; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Philadelphia: The Peter Reilly Company, 1926. 12mo; G/fair; dark tan spine with dark blue text; dust jacket exterior shows some age toning, mostly to spine; cracking to front joint; chip to front; several other chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth exterior has slight slight smudges; some cracking to hinges; former owner's name to ffep; mild offsetting to endpapers; frontispiece; interior pages lightly foxed; shaken binding, few pages loosed but present; illustrated; pp 325.
Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder'sche Verlagshandlung, 1889. First edition. Octavo, 462 pages; VG; fully bound in brown illustrated cloth with gilt lettering and tooling; protected by a clear plastic dust jacket; marbled fore-edges; contains 16 illustrations and a folding map; some rubbing to boards, staining to rear board, front hinge significantly cracked but holding; interior age-toned but clean, rear pastedown shows abrasion from removal of book plate; text in German; IR consignment; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.