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Philadelphia: Published for the Subscribers, C. Sherman Printing, 1848. Octavo, xvi, 302 pages. In Good condition. Spine is black with gilt lettering. Half bound in green leather aged to black with black cloth boards. Boards show moderate rubbing to front and back boards, moderate rubbing and bumping to fore edge corners. Boards show moderate rubbing to back hinge, moderate plus rubbing to front hinge. Boards show rubbing to headcap and tail, moderate rubbing to spine with moderate plus rubbing towards tail, minor amount of binding to headcap and tail exposed. Boards show minor bumping to fore edge of back board. Ex-library copy with usual markings, including bookplate on inside of front board on paste down, check-out card on inside of back board on past down. Textblock shows faded dyed black head edge, age toning, minor scratching, foxing spots. Textblock shows mild minus water mark on head edge and at head, fore edge corner. RWO Consignment.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The University Press, 1909. Limited Edition, #138/350. Square Octavo, xviii, 61 pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in publisher's quarter brown cloth, paper boards. Spine with gilt titling. Some light shelfwear and rubbing. Limited Edition, #138/350, signed on the limitation page by W. K. Bixsby, a prominent St. Louis philanthropist and collector of art and rare books. Additionally inscribed to William S. Washington by Bixsby on the front free endpaper. Shelved case 1.
New York: Hastings House, 1940. Octavo, xii, 380 pages. In Fair condition. Spine is blue with blue print. Boards in blue cloth with blue print. Wear to spine caps, edges and corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning, shelf wear. Text block has penciled note on front flyleaf, inscription in ink opposite title page, cracked front hinge, insect damage to rear paste down, occasional interior smudging to page fore edge. Illustrated with b&w plates. “Sponsored by the Hampton Institute”— title page. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column A.
Richmond, VA: McFarlane & Fergusson, 1848. First Edition. Octavo, 236 pages. In Good condition with rebinding by owner. Spine is red and black with gilt lettering. Quarter bound in red leather with marbled and red paper covering front and back boards. Minor shelfwear to head and tail of spine. Minor chips to spine. Chipping, tearing, and rubbing to marbled and red paper exposing front and back boards. Moderate age toning and soiling to edges of textblock. Mild water damage and age toning to pastedowns, end pages, and textblock. Mild tearing to front and back endpages. Inscribed by previous owners on front and back endpages with offset markings on front and back pastedowns. Shelved in Case 1.
Washington DC: The Rare Book Shop, 1931. Reprinted. Octavo, xviii, 758 pages. In Good minus condition. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with faded gilt stamped lettering to spine. Issued without a Dust Jacket. Slight scuffing wear and modest rubbing to edges. Blind-stamped borders to boards. Text block shows moderate age toning to edges, ink markings to marbled front end paper, and cracking to rear hinge visible between pages 756-757. Reprinted. [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].
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1900. Octavo; G; blue spines with gilt text; gilt rules to head and tail spine edges; 2 volumes; no jackets; cloths show some soiling smudges to exteriors; lightly blind-stamped triple borders to front and rear boards; mild lean to spines; slight edge wear; textblocks have head edges gilt; remaining edges show slight tone; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; faint offsetting from bookplate to ffeps; cracked front hinges; few, tiny incidental marks to first and last pages, otherwise interiors lightly toned; illustrated; pp 490+496; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Richmond: Drinker & Morris, 1847. First Edition. Octavos, Two Volumes; G; Bound in full brown calf with red and black morocco spine labels with gilt lettering; Leather peeling from boards and spine, discoloration to calf, slight warping to boards, rubbing and bumping to corners, light cracking to leather on spine; Vol. I. has brown binding adhesive to head and tail of spine; Slight soiling to text block edges, text blocks show varying degrees of light to moderate age toning to edges and throughout interiorly, moderate foxing to pages, multiple emendations to both front and back free end papers; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (xx, 578 pages) -- Vol II. (xvi, 602,  pages). RWO.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1931 - 1944. First Editions. Octavos, Thirty-Eight Volumes; G+; Three-quarter pigskin leather and brown buckram boards, with gilt lettering to spines; Complete but for Volume 11; Boards show light plus wear to corners, very faint occasional soiling to buckram, and minor wear to joints; Textblocks have very light age-toning to pages interiorly, with some mild shelfwear to the bottom edges on several volumes; All edges marbled, with marbled endpapers; Set belonging to longtime South Carolina Congressman John L. McMillan (1898 - 1979); Includes 36 of 37 text volumes, plus two index volumes. RWO-LC [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].
n.p. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 1970. Large Octavo; G+/paperback; grayish blue spine with black text; blue covers have sunned modestly; few, miscellaneous marks to exterior; intact binding; text block page edges have slight toning; interior good; profusely illustrated; pp 88.
Westport CT: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1980. Reprint; First Greenwood Press Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-; black spine with gilt text; reprinted; first Greenwood Press edition; first printing; no jacket; cloth exterior has very slight wear; minor bumping to fore corners; tight binding; strong boards; text block exterior edges have very light tone; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; pp 398.
San Marino: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1948. First Edition. Octavo; 141 pages; G+/G; Brown spine with Black text; Dustjacket has chipping to corners and along edges, wear along spine edges price clipped; Slight wear along edges; Textblock has marking in pencil on front endpaper; RWO.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977/80. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 3 volumes; VG/VG-; spine red with white text; dust jackets protected with mylar; mild shelfwear and scuffing to dust jackets of volumes 1 and 2, dust jacket of volume 3 features shelfwear, scuffing, chipping, and splitting along the back fore edge fold; textblocks of volumes 1 and 2 clean, volume 3 has foxing; printed endpapers depicting journal spreads in all three volumes; full color and black and white illustrations throughout volumes 1 and 3; black and white illustrations throughout volume 2, with one color plate facing the title; fold-out family tree on paper inserted at spread lxxii-lxxv; pencil marks on margins and in text on 69-71 of volume 3; shelved ?
1985. Quarto; VG; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; x, 200 pages, illustrated (b&w). 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.
Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co., 1889. First Edition. Octavo, , iv, 303 pages; G+; Full green cloth with gilt lettering to spine; Boards show moderate wear and chipping to head/tail of spine, light bumping to corners, and light wear overall; Textblock has moderate age-toning to edges, and some cracking to endpapers along front hinges; frontispiece portrait; Howes G-373, Coleman 716. RWO.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1904. Limited Edition, 1/9000. Octavo, 18 pages, 84 leaves; G; bound in publisher's full straight grained red morocco, gilt borders to boards; gutters reinforced with cloth, hinges separated; some rubbing and wear, primarily to head and tail of spine, hinges; bumping to corners; marbled endpapers; Ex-library, Dominican College, with usual stamps and markings; shelved case 1.
Richmond, VA: T. W. White, 1830. First Edition. Octavo, 65 pages; G+; disbound stitched pamphlet; no stitching remaining; housed in a mylar envelope; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; multiple light pencil notes to title leaf; blank bifolio as front and back covers, with multiple pencil notes at front cover; mild age-toning throughout; pages clean; RW consignment; shelved Case 7.
New York: Cassell & Company, 1886. First Edition. Quarto, 433 pages; bound in modern three-quarters brown leather, black pebbled cloth boards, gilt to front board and spine; very mild wear; text block acid-toned and somewhat brittle; 432/433 gutter with pasted paper, holding inner quarter of two leaves together, causing some tearing; With 36 heliotype plates containing 204 mugshot or headshot records, as well as an image of Byrnes observing a bank robber being prepared for his mugshot and a frontispiece; shelved case 1.
1970. Quarto; G; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has faint stain to contents page, glue stains to endpaper gutters, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; 328 pages, folded map (b&w) tipped in at rear pastedown. [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: University of North Carolina Press, 1986. Octavo; VG/Fair+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, tear to front top edge, else clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xii, 275 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Fairfax: Fairfax County History Commission, 1970. Octavo; Fair+; Ex-library; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is white with black print, library labels on front, peripheral toning, smudging/shelfwear; Text block becoming detached from binding staples, library stamp on title page and rear flyleaf, library catalog card adhered to rear pastedown, p. 12-16 have glue stains from small color samples that have fallen off pages, else clean text; vi, 81 pages, chiefly b&w plates with description on facing pages, folded architectural plans in rear pocket.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1965. Octavo; VG-/G-; pp 281; off-white pictorial spine with red text; scarce; rear head edge to dust jacket has noticeable, open chips; few other chips to edges; some rubbing wear to exterior, due to handling and age; cloth exterior has slight wear; lightly bumped fore corners; few tiny scratches to rear head edge; mild handling wear otherwise; strong boards; text block exterior edges show slight wear; some foxing to exterior head edge; slight underlining to few pages; inscribed by author NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1796. First Edition. Octavo, 106 pages. In Good condition. Calf bound with morocco label on spine. Housed in brown cloth clamshell case, with morocco spine label and gilt lettering. Front board nearly separated from binding, and moderate wear to corners of front and back boards. Textblocks show moderate age-toning and light foxing to edges, minor age-toning to pages interiorly. Signature of US Navy Commander George P. Upshur appears on the front pastedown "G. P. Upshur / U.S. Navy", and on second front end paper "George P. Upshur / U.S. Navy / Dec. 1836". Signatures of two other previous owners appear on the titlepage. Shelved in Case 7.
Virginia Beach: The Donning Company Publishers, 2003. Quarto; VG/VG; blue spine with yellow text; dust jacket exterior shows mild wear; cloth clean; tight binding; strong boards; textblock exterior edges have minimal wear; pictorial endpapers; inscribed by J. Richard Kellam to title page; interior clean; illustrated; pp 128.
1823. Single sheet of 7.5" x 12.5" paper, folded once making four pages. Light plus age-toning overall, folded several times for mailing. Light wear to edges of page 3, with tear from postage seal (impacting two lines of text). Light soiling to verso of page 3 (address/postage). Condition: Very Good; Dimensions: 6.5" x 7.5" Shelved Case 0.
1792. A one page autograph letter, in ink, by John Marshall, future Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Light soiling and age-toning overall, with very light wear to top edge and corners. Folded twice for mailing, with minor creasing to verso. Condition: Very Good Minus; Dimensions: 7.25" x 8.75" Shelved Case 0.
Richmond: Thomas Nicholson, 1798 - 1799. First Edition. Octavos; , 392, 30; vii, 302, , 19 pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in mismatched modern green cloth bindings. Bookplates of a previous owner to front paste-downs. Previous owner's name and pencil annotations to blank first leaf and blank final leaf of vol. 1. Text blocks significantly age-toned and foxed. RW consignment. Shelved case 8 1/4.
Fairfax County, VA: The History and Archaeology Section, 1981. Oblong Quarto; G/paperback; orange spine with white text; covers show slight whitish smudges to exterior; lightly sunned spine; some crinkles and wear to edges; intact binding; text block exterior edges have slight soiling; interior pages good; illustrated; pp 145.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1874. 10mo; G; green spine with gilt text; no dust cover; original publisher's cloth has slight soiling wear; worn fore corners; minor fraying to spine edges; blind-stamped scroll design to panels; sturdy boards; textblock exterior edges have age toned; few, small chips to front hinge; fold out frontispiece; previous owner's name to fep; interior good, only few incidental marks; illustrated; pp 255.
Baltimore: Regional Publishing Company, 1971. Octavo; First published 1900, Reprinted 1971; G; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, clean and strong; Text block has light spotting to edges and rear endpapers, else clean and tight; viii, 160, xxvi pages, frontispiece (port.).
Richmond: Garrett and Massie, 1936. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, purple with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, Lee family coat of arms on front, light wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, cracked front hinge, clean text; xxiv, 575 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Culpeper: Raleigh Travers Green, 1900. Octavo; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, black with title on paper label; Boards in black cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, else light shelfwear; Text block has name in ink and bookplate on front flyleaf, surface tear to rear pastedown, light amount of ink marginal notation and underlining, penciled notation on rear flyleaf; viii, 120, 160, xxvi pages.
Sun Valley: American Historical Press, 1999. Quarto; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with green print; DJ has slight edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in green cloth, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 254 pages, frontispiece (map), illustrated (b&w, 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.].
New York: Lyle Stuart, 1960. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, orange with white print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning; Boards in grey cloth, wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block paper is age-toned and brittle, else clean and tight; 159 pages.
New York: New York University Press, 1957. Octavo; G+; gray/blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows slight rubbing wear; strong boards; minor edge wear; intact binding; exterior edges to text block shows some foxing; pictorial endpapers; inscribed by editor, Dorothy Mills Parker, to half title page; previous owner's label to half title page; frontispiece; interior pages good; illustrated; pp 411.
1967. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps and corners, small crease on spine, else clean and strong; Text block has small amount of penciled marginal notation, else clean and tight; “Sponsored by The Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society”— title page; xv, 393 pages, frontispiece (map), illustrated (b&w, including 2 folded genealogical tables).
Fairfax VA: Fairfax County Office of Comprehensive Planning, 1978. Third Printing. Quarto; VG-/paperback; tan spine with light brown text; third printing; covers show slight shelf wear; pictorial front with black lettering; light smudges to rear; tiny chip to spine head edge; textblock exterior edges have mild tone; inside front cover illustrated; intact binding; profusely illustrated; interior clean; pp 117.
Fairfax, VA: George Mason University, 1996. Quarto; VG-/paperback; black comb spine; creamy ivory covers show slight shelf wear; previous owner's name in red ink to front; intact binding; text block edges have only light wear; highlighting to pp 2, 12; marginalia to pp 12, 21, 24; interior clean otherwise; pp 165.
Cambridge MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1975. Small Quarto; VG/G-; light blue spine with black text; part one only; dust jacket exterior shows modest sun fading; otherwise modest rubbing to exterior; some chips to spine edges; rubbed fore edges; cloth exterior has very little wear; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block exterior edges have mild toning; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior pages good; pp 283.