Berlin: Globus Verlag, 1904. Oblong quarto; good-/none; green cloth spine with no text; gray boards with gilt title and photo; ex libris signature, title page; major shelf wear, chipping, and bumping; text block clean; general toning and foxing; unpaginated, 32 pp.; B&W photos, one panorama and 30 views; endpapers and boards, staining; edges and corners, abrasion and wear, tears and nicks; captions in German. else very good.
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n. p. The Corporation of Dublin, 1929. Octavo; pp 90; Fair/paperback; beige spine with black text; full title: A Book of Dublin: Official Handbook; covers have noticeable soiling to exterior; minor chips to fore edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; slight cracking to gutter at pp 32, 88 and xxxii; interior shows minor foxing to few pages; profusely illustrated.
Weltevreden: Official Tourist Bureau. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; 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).
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.
Casablanca: Moroccan Courier, 1958. Octavo; VG-/Wraps; Cream spine with black text; Heavy shelf wear and age to covers, fraying and creasing along corners and sides of covers, covers slightly loose; binding slightly cocked, age toning to pages, previous owner's inscription on front page; Wear and toning to text block exterior, toning and foxing to text block and within pages, casino pamphlet insert, vivid color and grey scale illustrations; 223 pp.
Nairobi: Royal East African Automobile Association, n.d. Octavo; pp 208; Fair/no-DJ; sunned yellow spine with black text; cloth has some stains to exterior; sunned spine and fore edges; text block shows age toning to exterior edge; interior lightly toned; good binding; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Lancaster, PA: Benjamin F.G. Kline, Jr., 1982. Small quarto; pp 199; VG-/G-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; light sunning to spine; mylar wraps; cloth has light sunning to spine; clean and strong boards; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; illustrated with many photographs,charts and scale drawings.
Baghdad: Republic of Irag, Summer Resorts & Tourism Service, 1961. 12mo; pp 144; Fair/paperback; white spine without text; covers have moderate soiling to exterior; some creases to exterior; small chip to front head edge; rubbing to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior has light smudges to various pages; profusely illustrated; missing two pages toward front; map inside rear cover.
Small Quarto; G-/no-DJ; Red spine w/o text; Boards has moderately rubbed & slight frays on exterior and some wear at corners, as well as slightly sunned exterior, but overall intact; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with the appearance of wear, small tears & foxing on first and last few pages, pages are fragile but fully bound, deckled fore edge; pp 399. French language. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Dayton, O[hio]. B. F. Ells, 1840. New Edition. Octavo, 240 pages; G+; bound in period brown calf boards, newly rebacked in matching brown calf, ox-blood label with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; with frontispiece portraits of Lewis and Clarke, illustrated with 14 woodcut illustrations; entire printing somewhat light; mild foxing and age-toning to pages; small ownership stamp on rear endpaper; shelved case 1.
London, England: The Travel Association, 1949. 2nd Edition. 8vo., 47 pages, illustrated, maps; VG-; illustrated cover with brown print, some spotting, stains, corners bumped, lower spine corner torn away, tear to front cover at top staple of binding, slight wear to upper and lower edges of cover; clean inside; maps of inner and outer London printed inside cover flaps.
New York: National Railway Publication Co., 1966. September, 1966. Octavo; pp 1052; G-/paperback; tanned spine with blue text; covers have some stains to exterior; curling to corners; ex-library with stamps to rear cover; some rubbing wear to spine; minor edge wear; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean.
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.
Albany, NY: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford, State Printers, 1896. 8vo., 1024 pp., VG-; black cloth boards, copper lettering to spine; overall wear to boards with scattered superficial material loss, bumping to corners; starting hinge between title page and p. 3, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; bumping to head and tail of spine, cloth torn to back towards head, lettering faded yet legible, "VOL. 1 / 1896" stated to tail; age-toning/foxing to text-block, creasing to bottom corners of pp. 41-171 visible from text-block; mild age-toning and scattered foxing/other minor imperfections to interior, text clear and legible; though header of report to p. 3 states State of New York Assembly "No. 53" in session Feb. 11, 1896, no other page other than p. 7 does it also state "No. 53," all other pages state "No. 98"; lacks VOL. 2: text to p. 1024 ends abruptly, pagination likely continuous between the two vols.; shelved Case 1.
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 Case # 4.
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.
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.
Sydney: Frederick Berndt & Co., 1890. Small Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Black spine on concertina binding, without text; Cloth is slightly sunned and lightly scratched exterior with moderately rubbed edges, but otherwise unmarked with sturdy panels; Text block has slight age toning on pages and light foxing on pastedowns with pages detached from binding, but still present. Aisle 7.
Alpha, NJ: Sheridan Printing Company, Inc., 1972. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; pp 896; Fair/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have rubbed edges; some soiling to exterior; minor chips to edges; text block shows some wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated with maps and drawings; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
Ann Arbor: Edwards Brothers, Incorporated/National Railway Publication Co., 1971. Reprinted. Octavo; G/paperback; tanned spine with black text; facsimile reprint of June, 1870 publication; covers have noticeable sunning to exterior; some rubbing wear to spine; minor edge wear; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; minor cracking to gutter; interior clean.
London: Thos. Cook & Son, 1923. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, wear to hinges with spine caps torn away and small tears along spine, shelfwear; Text block has red-speckled edges, shaken binding, mild spotting/tanning to endpapers, color maps are present but loose (torn at spine or at folds), clean text; xii, 428 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Modern Age Books, Inc, 1938. Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; Sunned beige spine with black and beige text; Heavy shelfwear and age to dust jacket, heavy chipping along sides and edges, small open tears near spine head, rubbing to surfaces, dust jacket now protected in mylar cover; Age and wear to boards, rubbing and fraying to surfaces and along spine, minor marks, bumping; Binding cocked, heavy age toning to paste-downs and free-end pages, U.S. One map attached on rear paste-down in good condition; Heavy age and foxing along text block exterior, text block and foxing extending within a few pages and along sides, otherwise text block clean, vivid grey-scale illustrations; 344 pp.
Boston: Little Brown and Comapny, 1930. Book number 31 of 500. Signed, Book 31 of 500; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Spine is navy blue fabric with discolored white label, small blue text of label, material loss to crown; Boards have edge wear, bumping and material loss to corners, general marks, smudges, and scratches; Text block has age-toning, deckled pages, singed bu author on verso of page after title page, binding is strong; pp 296.
Albuquerque, NM: Sun Books, October 1977. First Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. tall ivory wraps spine with black titling. uniquely illustrated with black engravings on ivory cover and rear. edgewear is limited to moderate handling around the thin softcover panels. discoloration is mild and textblock interior filled mainly with two-column paragraph text arragement, highlighted by small to large b/w images, photos, reprints or scanned items, like documents. light handling, softcover with edges basically clear. 274 pp. ISBN# 0895400413.
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: Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1736. Fifth Edition. 12mo., 304pp., 8pp. Index; VG; spine paneled brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; 3/4 bound with orange-brown cloth boards; top edge of title page slightly cut, does not impact text; interior clean; minor shelfwear and bumping to boards, corners; shelved case 9.
Spain: Luna Wennberg Publishers, 1986. Spanish Printing. large Qtos. VG+/ - no DJ. TWO VOLUME SET IN SLIPCASE. finely grained dark red leatherette with deeply stamped uppercase gilt titling, each with volume numeral indicator. like new quality, boards very thick and sturdy, inside covers pictorial in orange and ivory. Volume I inscribed by previous owner on title page. followed up by lengthy notes section and bright full color images and photos follow up to final sheets, p. 229. ISBN# Vol I: 8485983157. Volume II is similarly bound, strong and bound solidly. includes traveller's notes II and profusely illustrated to around 310 pp. in outstading shape, stock unblemished and plenty of color images. unabraded exterior, smooth volumeedges. fit to size within an intact slipcase. full color glossy images coat the wide Qto sized sides, titles in English and the other cover in Spanish. solid slipcase, with abrading evident to edges to ends and outer edges moderately.
Brazil: Governo Da Bahia, 1997. Quarto; VG/VG; Thin Black spine with white text. DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, no tears; Boards have minor shelf wear, otherwise, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of marks on pages; page numbers not given; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Colombo: National Parks. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; VG-/G+; White spine with black text; DJ front cover interior flap has pen mark over price text, 2" open tear on upper rear cover (0.25" in height), 0.25" closed tear on bottom rear cover; general edgewear; Boards strong, some thin light colored spotting/staining on both boards; Textblock has very faint stain on bottom edge of rear end paper; Binding strong; 89pp. Includes map between rear end paper/rear pasteboard.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1986. First Edition. Signed; Octavo; VG/VG; Green spine with black text. DJ has a Brodart cover jacket, price clipped, rubbing on edges but no major tears; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, half title page is inscribed and signed by author; pp 202.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1923. 282/575. Octavo; pp 322 +276; Fair/no-DJ; green spines without text; limited edition; 2 volumes; cloths have moderate wear to exteriors; bookbinder's tape to spines; some sunning to exterior; heavy rubbing to corners; text blocks show age toned exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; deckled fore edges; frontispieces; slight pencil.
Garden City: Blue Ribbon Books, 1945. reprint. 12mo; VG-/G+; Brown spine with beige & yellow text; Dust jacket has edgewear, sunned spine and rubbed exterior; Boards have slight edgewear, otherwise strong; Textblock is age toned with foxing on exterior edges, deckled for edge, ink writing on rear free endpaper; pp 300.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1925. Early Reprint. Octavo, 334 pages; Fair; bound in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering; moderate fraying and wear to hinges, head and tail of spine; cocking to spine; ex-library, with markings to spine, remnants of pockets to rear endpapers; two folding maps in rear;.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition. 8vo., 191pp.; VG-/G-; spine purple and tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, blacked out; dust jacket has numerous chips and tears, including front flap detached along hinge, but present, chipping along all edges; booksellers sticker to rear pastedown; inscription on ffep; marbled boards, mild wear; extremely scarce in dust jacket; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to board edges; top edge of text block stained red; shelved case 9.
Valencia: Ayuntamiento de Valencia, 2000. Quarto: VG/VG: Blue and light brown spine with white text: DJ is in good condition with mild shelfwear mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners, small scuff along fore edge, otherwise clean: Boards are strong and clean with very light shelfweear: Textblock is clean and bright, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 235 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.].
Great Britain: Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1989. First UK Edition. small Qto. VG/VG-. lightly sunned DJ spine, paled shades of blue and lilac illustrated bottom half with black italicized author, title and publisher logo in the fore-ground. superficial surface impressions upon bright colorful images of jacket front/rear. snug fit over medium green clothbound HB, stamped with golden titles and boards neatly cornered. green/white decorative fep/ffep. with many illustrations, photos and images of pastoral scenes, shorelines, gardens, maps and more. light toning to ivory sections. 319 pp. ISBN# 0241123518.
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 Orleans: Harmanson, Publisher, 1954. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 146; Fair/paperback; sunned brownish yellow spine with black text; covers have moderately soiled exterior; chips to spine head and tail edges; creases to fore corner; minor rubbing to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; first few pages have crease tail fore corners; slight writing to ffep; previous owner's name to ffep and title page; small sticker inside front cover; profusely illustrated; frontispiece.
Baku: TUTU Publishing, 2001. First edition. Quarto; First edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; Slipcase, illustrated, clean and strong; DJ is clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with black print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, black ribbon marker; 190 pages, illustrated (color).
London: Andre Deutsch, 1989. First edition. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. Orange spine with black and white lettering. DJ protected in plastic encasement and exhibits only minor shelf-wear. Covers clean, binding intact. Small discoloring smudge to lower corner of text block, otherwise text block edges clean. Owner emboss to the half-title page and final text page. Text of pages age-toned but clean and free of markings. 413pp.