Washington: R.O. Polkinhorn, Printer, 1879. 32mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown canvas tape; Boards separated from textblock and held in place by canvas tape, boards in marbled paper, worn edges, shelfwear, buckling from moisture; Text block has stain to fore edge, puckering due to moisture damage, clean text; 104 pages. Shelved in Ephemera Box 8.
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Woodbridge, VA: Potomac News/Manassas Journal Messenger, 2002. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; pp 156; G-/no-DJ; creamy white spine with black text; cloth has little wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; slight ink to several pages, as is; profusely illustrated; pictorial endpapers;.
Richmond: Printed by Thomas Ritchie, 1819. Octavo; Poor+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red and black banners (faded), top and bottom portions torn away; Boards in brown leather with gold print (faded), mild warping, front and back cover separated from text block, tattering to corners, scuffing, significant shelfwear; Text block without endpapers, significant age-toning and foxing to paper, intermittent spine breaks, water stains to some pages, ink stain to title page; 716 pages.
Millwood, VA: The American Foxhound Club. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G+; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; HB bound issues of the American Foxhound Club magazine; cloth shows very little wear to front; mild rubbing to rear; exterior; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; deckled edges; previouse owner bookplate to front pastedown; interior clean; tight binding; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1966. Facsimile Edition. Tall quarto in vellum with cloth ties; King James I coat of arms on front cover; pale blue case, velvet lined, with black and white illustration on front cover; VG/VG; case has moderate soiling and slight mark in the back; book in very good condition; slightly slanted forward due to thick vellum; includes pamphlet with historical introduction and bibliographical notes; GP consignment; shelved above case 2.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1928. Large Octavo; pp 64; G+/no-DJ; beige spine with navy text to paper label; cloth has beige spine light blue boards, slight sunning to exterior, some smudges toward edges and spine; text block has some age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; deckled edges; interior clean.
New York: Random House, 1969. First Printing. Octavo; VG-/G; pp 366; blue/black pictorial spine with white and gilt text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior; mildly toned flaps; minor edge wear; slight creases to front flap; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have some foxing; pictorial endpapers; deckled fore edge; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; good binding.
Richmond: Owens Publishing Company, 1987. Octavo; pp 219; VG-/G; off-white spine with red text; dust jacket shows moderate sunning to exterior; minor chips to corners; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; burgundy exterior; gilt text to spine; slightly splayed front board; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Williamsburg, VA: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1976. Large Octavo; pp 254; G/G-; black spine with white text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; slightly cocked spine; illustrated;.
Charleston, WV: West Virginia Publishing Company, 1942. Octavo; pp 383; G/fair; light green spine with ivory text; very rare in dj; dust jacket shows few chips to edges; some rubbing wear to exterior; missing front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has some foxing to exterior, mostly to spine and edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; deckled fore edge;.
Richmond, Virginia: The Valentine Museum, 1949. Octavo; pp 286; G+/no-DJ; navy spine with black text to paper label; cloth shows heavy sunning to boards, some spotting to front, moderate wear to edges and corners; mylar wraps; text block has light toning to exterior edges, light foxing to gutters; light pink hue to pages.
Louisville: Filson Club, 1982. Octavo; G+/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Tan spine with Navy Blue text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, open and closed tears along spine edges, small closed tears along head and tail edge of front cover, open and closed tears along head edge of spine, open tears at top corners of both covers, price-clipped; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping along fore edge of both covers; Textblock has staining along fore edge, otherwise clean; 441 pp 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 bookcase next to Ephemera section.
New York: The Press of the Pioneers, Inc., 1934. Limited Edition (29/550). Octavo, 189 pages; VG/VG; spine is blue with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, , has mild chipping on the top and bottom of the spine, and on the fore edge corners, spine has minor discoloration; binding has minor shelf wear; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge; illustrated endpapers; shelved US Regional Virginia.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1937. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xxvi, 1140 pages; VG-; Spine black with faded gold print; Boards in black cloth, mild wear and rubbing, binding slightly loose; With both of the two maps in rear pocket; small water-stain to lower fore corner of text block.; Signed on verso of the ffep by 26 members of the Federal Writers Project, including founding director Henry Alsberg, assistant to the director George Cronyn, and assistant director Reed Harris. The remainder are presumed some of the writers or editors hired by the Federal Writers Project to research the book, including composer Ruth Crawford Seeger, anarchist Leonard Abbott, and author/editor Kathryn Coe Cordell. Other listed names include C. W. Foster, Donald C. Kline, J. Frank James, Howard S. Douglas, John C. Rogers, B. Foster Cooke, and Sterling A. Brown.; An important piece of DC history, linking the leadership of the FWP with some of its largely ignored and unrecorded writers and editors. Nowhere in the volume does it list the names of any individual contributors.
Gaithersburg, Maryland: Butternut Press, Inc., 1985. Facsimile reprint of 1896 edition inscribed by Author's Granddaughter. Hardcover octavo with dust jacket, both in Very Good + condition. Inscribed by author's granddaughter, Rosalie Goodhart Dietz, on second front endpaper. Also included is an invitation to meet the Mrs. Goodhart Dietz at a book signing. Otherwise no markings to text and pages are clean. Binding is tight. Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book jacket cover. Illustrated with B&W photos, illustrations, and maps throughout. 243 pp. All else is very good. - [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Cincinnati: The Graphic Press, 1886. Octavo; G condition; Dark green spine with gilt text; Cloth has rubbed edges, wear at head & tail spine edges, and exterior shows rubbing also but panels have stable and sturdy planks; Text block edges has some dark toning due to age with otherwise intact and unmarked pages; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 330. Shelved in aisle 7.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1981. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 283; VG-/G-; blue/ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior; some chips to edges; moderate scratches and rubbing to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; slight wear to edges; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; signed by author to title page; arts - Collection.
Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1940. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; G+/G; Spine is age-toned grey with blue text; DJ is very battered, significant material loss, age-toning, creasing, multiple open and closed tears, Brodart Cover, Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, some scratches and marks, bumping to corners, age-toning, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, foxing, content is clear; pp 699.
London: John Stockdale, 1787. First English Edition. Octavo; VG-; 382 pages; full brown leather binding paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering; Professionally rebound; Lacking map; Fold-out table of Native American tribes intact; pages toned; a few spots of liquid at upper edge, text unaffected; JG Consignment; Shelved Case 1.
Richmond: Department of Agriculture and Immigration of the State of Virginia, 1923. Octavo; G+ Paperback; Book is enclosed in protective, polyethylene bag; Spine has rubbing with no text; Covers have severe rubbing to the front and rear exteriors, front right corner and head of spine have minor open tears; Text block has strong age- tone with discoloring to the edges and a tear to pp.53-54; pages are tanned but text is clean and legible; 256p.
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, 1999. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 314; VG-/VG-; black spine with gilt text; dust jacket has mild wear to edges, otherwise clean; cloth clean; slightly splayed boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; tight binding; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
Savannah, GA: The Beehive Press, 1987. Small Quarto; pp 263; G-/G-; black spine with white text; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; several chips to edges; price sticker to rear flap; cloth shows few light damp stains to front; light soiling to edges; sturdy boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; some underlining and notations in ink to pages including, pp 9-27, 34, 38, 129; previous owner's name to half title page; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1965. Quarto; pp 292; G/G-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; lightly sunned exterior; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
[Washington, D.C.?]: [Publisher Not Identified], . First Edition. Thin Octavo, 16 pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards and endpapers; some rubbing to binding; lacking title page and map; ex-Columbia Historical Society library, with their stamps to interior and sticker to front board, bookplate to front pastedown; first page with some period writing; extremely scarce in any condition; HSDC consignment; shelved case 9 3/4.
Glasgow: John Bryce and David Paterson, 1759. Second Edition. Octavo, xxii, 482 pages; G; in contemporary full calf, faded lettering to spine; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine; Lacking title page and ffep; names written to front pastedown, first page, rear pastedown; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2008. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 366; VG/G; peach spine with dark brown text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior at front; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1859. 16mo 403pp. hardcover in good condition. Association copy, written on paste down endpaper: "[...]compliments of the author" Brown cloth cover boards show soiling, bumping and some chipping at bottom edge. Head and tail of spine cloth with closed tears; spine sunned. Gutter starting, pg 239. Text is foxed and toned. Leaves warped. A good copy. Spine is brown with gold text. Shelved in Allan's Office.
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, 1965. First Edition. Octavo; pp 68; VG-/no-DJ; beige spine with red text; cloth shows sunned spine; some soiling to exterior boards; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; maps to rear pastedown; light foxing to rear endpapers; signed by author.
Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, Publishers, 1942. Octavo; pp 235; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound black spine with gilt text; cloth has heavily sunned spine; noticeably rubbed edges; slight soiling to exterior; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; cracking to gutters; previous bookshop's label to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; light foxing to first and last few pages.