Washington, DC: Printed In Pursuance of a Resolution of the U.S. Senate, Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, 1852. First edition. VG-. 4to in black-brown cloth, title on cover in gilt (simply "MAPS OF WASHINGTON" on cover). No DJ as issued. Moderate shelf and edgewear to boards; rubbing and fraying at all edges and folds, corners bumped, significant age toning to boards, significant moisture staining to rear board and spine. Age toning to textblock, minor deterioration to rear of block, may be mouse-chewed, or moisture deterioration. Foxing to endpages, and light foxing to rest of pages. Includes two of three fold-out maps tipped in on front endpage. On 6 pages after title page are paste-down newspaper cutouts from "The North American" (Feb 22, 1846), and "The Evening Transcript" (Jan 14, 1853), and an undated, unsourced article, describing sermons given in Pennsylvania, Boston, and New York, respectively. The remaining pages are numbered square breakdowns of the blocks and lots presented in the maps. 159 pp. Shelve: CASE 4 Spine is black leather, textless.
Washington, DC: Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, 1852. First edition. Folio; (2), 159 pp., printed on rectos only. Three large folding maps, backed with linen. Original three-quarter calf, brown boards, gilt spine lettering, rebacked, with original spine laid down. VG, boards rubbed, particularly at spine and corners. Some scattered foxing. Ink notation on title page: "This book corrected and revised for M.G. Emery, Alderman 4th Ward by W. Forsyth, Surveyor, 10th Feb. 1857." Facing the title page is a handwritten list of squares added or corrected, 32 squares in total. Elaborate cartographic survey of the District. Shelve in Case #1.
Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences- National Research Council, 1959. first edition. VG+. Two short 4tos (10" tall) in blue cloth boards, titles on spine in silver. No DJs as issued. Light bumping to bottom corners of first volume, vol II has light staining to front. Spines of both lightly age-toned. Very minor marking to textblocks, previous owner's signature on front endpage of both vols, pages otherwise clean. Pagination continues across vols. 1635 pp. Shelve Locked- LAFCADIO.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2001. Octavo; VG/VG; Red spine with white text. DJ has general shelf wear, but no tears; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light marginal pencil marks on some pages, EX-libris bookplate on front paste down of D.C.'s James M. Goode, author of "Best Addresses", otherwise, free of pen and highlighting; pp 299.
Washington, D. C. Alumni Association of Central High School, 1967. Quarto; good-/none; dark blue cloth spine, no text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; flaking, all edges; toning and spotting to endpapers; text block has notes in ink on some pages; inscribed to Walton E. Shipley, past President of Association; B/W illustrations; 85pp.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1937. First Edition. 8vo., 400 pp., VG/G; tan (age-toned) DJ with faded yet legible red lettering and Yale University colophon to spine, red lettering and decorative motif to front cover; closed tears to edges of DJ; chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine ("S" in "CAPITALISM" to title on spine somewhat obscured), bottom edge of front cover (first "S" in "PRESS" mostly obscured), hinge and top edge of front cover, and top edge of back cover; liquid staining to spine and to top and bottom edges of front cover; small red stain towards bottom edge of back cover; top right-hand corner of front flap price clipped; DJ protected by mylar; maroon cloth boards, bright gilt lettering and Yale University colophon to spine; bumping/mild chipping to head and tail of spine, slight cocking to spine, very slight shelf lean; minimal wear to boards, slight bumping to corners, slight cocking to boards; boards slightly shaken, binding intact; age-toning and mild wear to text-block; age-toning and occasional closed tears/mild staining to interior, text legible; sticker from previous bookseller to bottom of front paste-down; pub. 1937 by Yale University stated to title and copyright pages; shelved Case 10.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1952. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 217 pp., VG-/VG; DJ black with white text; mild shelfwear to DJ; price uncut "$2.75" to top right-hand corner of front flap; all four corners of flaps slightly clipped; DJ protected by mylar; dark gray cloth boards, light gray text to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping to corners; rubbing to boards, age-toning to edges of boards; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; age-toning to text-block, text legible; signed by previous owner to front paste-down, dated Dec. 9, 1952, Washington, D.C.; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Washington, D.C. Sulgrave Club, 2008. Oblong Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, blue spine with silver text; dj, light shelf wear; HB, blue cloth spine with silver text; emblazoned with heraldic crest on front cover; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 240pp.; illus., photos and portraits; else very good.
Washington, DC: Regnery Gateway, 1993. First Edition. Octavo: G+/VG-: Very dark green spine (appears almost black) and white text: DJ is clean with general shelfwear, "Autographed Copy" sticker on front: Boards strong and mostly clean with minor dust staining, rubbing to edges significant with some mild fraying at tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some dust staining, half title page signed by the author, back free page has full page of notations from a previous owner: First Edition: 355 pp.
Washington, DC: Fannie MAe Foundation, 2007. first edition. VG+/VG+. 4to in blue boards. DJ is blue and gray w/ title on spine in white and red. Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments (COG). Boards have lightly bumped bottom corners. DJ has minor shelfwear. Contains a number of color photos. 96 pp. Shelved in Regional U.S. History-MD,DC,VA.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First Edition, 1st Printing. Octavo, G+/no dj, gray spine w/ black & red text. SIGNED BY AUTHOR & JIM WRIGHT. Some shelfwear; chipping/bumping to corners/spine ends, 1" tear to front joint; text block age-toning w/ rubbing to edges & back endpapers; discoloration spots to margins of pp252-61 (text/cartoons not affected). Herblock signed/inscribed to Craig Raupe, top aide to House Speaker Jim Wright. Jim Wright signed/inscribed with cartoon of Wright & Raupe by Wright; shelved in Case # 6.
Boyd, 1884. First Edition. Extra thick octavo in discolored blue/grey hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; boards show some soiling; large open gutter on back board, but binding still strong; edges soiled and dusty with previous owner's large stamp on side edge; paper and text clean; print very tight and readable; pp. 962; shelved in Second Alcove.
Washington, DC: Author, 1899. first edition; rebound. Extra thick octavo in bright red hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; boards in good condition; first pages facsimile of first edition; original paper faded with clean text; a small section with creased pages; a couple of pages repaired with scotch tape; pp. 1148; shelved in Second Alcove.
1858. One page handwritten letter by President James Buchanan, written in Washington, dated 7 March, 1858. On a 7" x 6" piece of paper, backed onto a sturdier piece of paper. Two faded horizontal and two faded vertical creases. Some few letters and words have some smudging. The letter reads "My dear Madam, You ask for my autograph. This is indeed a small favor. Were it much greater it should be most cheerfully granted to promote the benevolent object of your solicitude. [parts of this sentence are illegible], I remain. Yours very respectfully, James Buchanan" Shelved DI autograph folder 1.
Nashville: The Parthenon Press, 1968. First Edition. Gift inscription by author to previous owner on front end paper. Octavo; VG/G+; Green spine with white text; DJ has mylar exterior, moderate edgewear, 1" closed tear on rear cover head, two 0.5" open tears on spine, faint spotted staining on edges of rear cover; Boards strong, heavier rubbing to edges of spine; Textblock clean; 377pp.
New York: Balance House, 1987. First Edition. Signed by author on title page. Folio; VG-/VG; White spine with black text; DJ has slight surface scuffing and discoloration on edges of rear cover/interior flaps; Boards strong, light white-colored spotting across majority of boards, 0.5" surface material torn on tail; Textblock clean; 159pp.
Washington: United States Department of State, 1945. Quarto; G/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards are slightly sunned with moderately rubbed edges, otherwise panels are sturdy; Text block is very lightly age toned with tight binding; Book plate of notable DC historian, James Goode adhered to front pastedown; pp 38.
Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2011. Second Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. deep dark green wraps spine with yellow capitals for titling. illustrated softcover front/rear. gently perused interior with illustrations (figures, photos, scanned images). SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear and excellent, a neat and solidly bound volume. 160 pp. ISBN#9781609493653.
Washington, D.C. Farragut Publishing Company, 1992. na, inscribed by author. Oblong, about 9" wide by 5" tall, VG/none, in white wraps; spine is red with yellow and white title. Shelfwear; corners slightly bent; age-darkening of wraps; inscribed by Douglas Evelyn (co-author) on ffep. ISBN 091853514x.
Berlin: Scalo, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 127 pp., VG/VG; DJ white with black lettering; mild age-toning/shelfwear to DJ, protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gray lettering to spine; cocking to spine and boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; INSCRIBED by Frank to half-title page; interior pristine, contains 90 black and white plates; "First Scale Edition" stated to copyright page; published in 2003 in conjunction with an exhibit at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC than ran from May 10 to July 14, 2003; includes a 23 pp. staple-bound pamphlet (mild shelfwear to pamphlet, interior clean, text by Brookman); contains ephemera (postcard and card invitations to a special preview of the Frank exhibit at the Corcoran); shelved Case 11.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949-1957. Various Editions. 8vo., G+; black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spines, beveled fore-edges; SPINES [shelfwear to head and tail of spines; lettering bright to Vols. 2, 4, and 7; lettering faded yet legible to Vols. 5-6; "SCRIBNERS" logo to tail of spines mostly obscured to Vols. 1 and 3, faded yet legible to Vol. 6; slight cocking to spine of Vol. 4, mild cocking to spine of Vol. 3, no shelf lean to Vols. 3-4, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong]; BOARDS [shelfwear to corners and covers of boards; rubbing to edges of Vol. 5 (see Notes); TEXT-BLOCKS [age-toning/wear to text-block, Vols. 1]; INTERIORS [age-toning to interiors of Vols. 1-3 and 5, text legible; interiors clean to Vols. 4, 6-7; frontispieces]; EDITION [see notes]; TITLES AND NOTES ON INDIVIDUAL VOLS. - VOL. 1 [YOUNG WASHINGTON, 549 pp.: pub. 1949, lacks Scribner's "A" and colophon to copyright page indicating a later printing]; VOL. 2 [YOUNG WASHINGTON, 464 pp.: boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; closed tears to edges of leaves (visible from text-block); staining to fore-edge of first blank page; pub. 1948, "Scribner's "A" without colophon to copyright page indicating a later printing of the First Edition; VOL. 3 [PLANTER AND PATRIOT, 600 pp.; pub. 1951, "Scribner's "A" without colophon to copyright page]; VOL. 4 [LEADER OF THE REVOLUTION: whitish spot of residue towards bottom edge of front board; pub. 1951, "Scribner's "A" without colophon to copyright page]; VOL. 5 [VICTORY WITH THE HELP OF FRANCE, 570 pp.: rubbing to edges of boards, very slight material loss to corners; moderate age-toning to text-block, water staining to top, bluish vertical stain to fore-edge; crease to p. 468; pub. 1952, "Scribner's "A" with colophon to copyright page; the most shelf worn copy in the set]; VOL. 6 [PATRIOT AND PRESIDENT, 529 pp.: scattered foxing to text-block, black ink stain to fore-edge; crease to p. 468; contains ephemera (clip from the New York Times book review of Vol. 6 pub. October 3, 1954, age-toned, housed in front endpapers, slight age-toning due to ephemera at gutter); tear to bfep at gutter (partly stuck to back paste-down); pub. 1954, "Scribner's "A" with colophon to copyright page; the second most shelf worn copy in the set; housed in cardboard slipcase, white title label with red and black lettering affixed to spine]; VOL. 7 [FIRST IN PEACE, 729 pp.: creased bottom right-hand corners to front endpapers and pp. 1-15; pub. 1957, "A. 10-57[v]" without colophon indicating a later printing of the First Edition published in October 1957; Caroll and Ashworth credited with "completing the biography by" Freeman to copyright page; Vols. 6-7 published posthumously, with Vol. 6 written by Freeman whereas Vol. 7 was mostly written by Carroll and Ashworth with the assistance of Freeman's extensive research (Freeman d. 1953)]; shelved above economics. Heavy set; please contact us for cost of international and/or expedited shipping.
One piece of paper, measuring approximately 3" x 3", with the autograph of Albert Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury under President Jefferson, as well as one of the founders of the University of the City of New York. There is a small red stain to the upper left corner of the paper, which does not impact text, as well as a few smaller smudges. There is a cease about halfway through horizontally that impacts about 1/2" of the autograph page. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". Shelved DI autograph folder.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974. First Edition. 4to., _ pp., VG/VG-; gray pictorial DJ, black lettering to spine; general shelfwear to covers, closed tears to head and tail of spine, mild foxing to flaps; olive green cloth boards, green lettering to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine, slight rounding to tail; rubbing to edges of boards, boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; mild foxing to text-block; First Edition stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Goode to title page in "Washington City" dated Dec. 1979; frontispiece; shelved Sculpture.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964. Second printing (1964) of 1962 publication; Octavo; G/G+; Blue and red spine with white text; Dustjacket is in protective plastic covering, DJ has a chip near bottom right of spine--a portion has come detached from DJ but is held in place by the plastic covering--DJ has edge wear incl. chip at upper left of spine, small chips and some light creases at other edges, DJ is price clipped in upper right of front flap and has one small former seller's sticker in that area, DJ is age toned, has some faint foxing on back, and has a faint damp stain in back at upper edge; Boards straight and strong, some very minor corner wear, pastedowns clean, binding strong; Textblock age toned w/ foxing on head and fore edge, front end paper has former owner's name and a date in black ink at top edge, text has some underlines and margin notes in blue ink, interior otherwise clean; 445 pp.; Front end paper has inscription/dedication from author.
New York: Hill and Wang, 2012. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Light blue, green and multicolored spine with red text: DJ is in very good condition, clean with virtually no shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean with mild shelfwear mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners: Textblock is clean, front free page is inscribed by the author to a previous owner, pages clean and free of folds or tears: First Edition: 486 pp.
New York: The Architectural Book Publishing Company, 1914/1915. First Edition. Elephant folio, unpaginated; VG-; spine tan cloth, some wear and peeling, especially to head; bumping to corners, shelfwear; contains 66 b/w plates of DC architecture; interior clean, minor age marks on endpapers; binding slightly loose; title page states 1914, copyright page states 1915; shelved front table.
New York, NY: Crown Publishers, 2011. Reprint. 8vo. VG+/VG+. light cream, pink and brown DJ spine with black titles and white lettering. HB is white cloth with imprinted silver lettering, light beige HB panels. front and rear inner panel DJ smooth and flat. interior is in great shape.SIGNED by AUTHOR on TITLE PAGE. 280 pp. ISBN # 9780307592095.
Washington, D.C. George F. Kelly, 1920. First ed. VG/--, no dj as issued. Slim 8vo in sunned burgundy buckram, title on front in gilt, no spine title. Pages lightly age-toned, former owner's name on ffep, faint foxing to head of rear pastedown, else very clean internally. A bit loose in binding but still structurally intact. Shelfwear to head & tail of spine, less so to edges; considerable uneven sunning. Alphabetical listing of "Society" in and around Washington in 1920. 61 pp.
London: The Folio Society, 2015. First Edition Thus. tall, thick 8vo., 489 pp., VG-; brown cloth spine with silver lettering, brown pictorial paper boards, with sepia photograph of Lincoln to front board; mild bumping to head of spine, slight cocking to spine; mild rubbing to corners of boards; very mild shelfwear to fore-edge of text-block; bottom corner of p. 217-218 creased; housed in black slipcase; shelved Folio Society.
New York: New York University Press, 1968. First Edition. 8vo., 658pp.; VG/VG-; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; mild wear to dust jacket, including a small tear to head of spine, general shelfwear; top edge of text block blue; inscription by previous owner on ffep; interior clean; extremely scarce; shelved case 12.
New York: Ruder Finn Press, 2010. First Edition. square 4to., 517 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, red spine with white lettering; approx. 1/2" closed tear to bottom edge of front cover; wear/creasing to corners, closed tear to bottom corner of front cover; "$85.00 US" to back cover; pale yellow cloth boards, depressed pale yellow lettering to spine; back board cocked; bumping to corners, particularly to bottom corner of back board; black scuffing to bottom edges of boards; text-block somewhat waved, black scuff mark to fore-edge; interior clean, many glossy plates of Henry's works; INSCRIBED to ffep: "Glen / Well finally this is it. Let me know what you think. Thank you for all you have done for the ISC - you have consistently pulled rabbits out of a hat month after month for years. You know I have always had a deep respect for what you do even if we don't always agree. All the very best / Peace and good health, John Henry / Feb. 2011"; "ISC" likely stands for International Sculpture Center, a non-profit based in Hamilton, NJ, of which Henry is a Chairman Emeritus; "Glen" likely refers to Glenn Harper, Executive Editor of Sculpture, the ISC's monthly magazine, with offices based in Washington, DC, who wrote a review of Henry's book posted to Sculpture magazine's website in March 2011 [https://blog.sculpture.org/2011/03/22/john-henry]; John Raymond Henry is a contemporary sculptor best known for monumental and large-scale public artworks, including the largest contemporary metal sculpture in the United States; copy includes sealed DVD affixed to back paste-down; shelved Front Table.