Washington: The Commission of Fine Arts, and, The Historic American Buildings Survey, 1967. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, black plastic comb binding; Cover has wear to edges, slight tears at top and bottom of binding, spotting and slight smudging; Text block has curling to page corners, otherwise clean; 130 leaves, illustrated.
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.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957. First Edition. Octavo, 124 pages, VG-/G+; lime green dj, blue and beige title blocks, white lettering: wear with chipping and closed tearing to edges; light age-toning visible to back cover; scattered foxing to back cover and flaps; "$2.50" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, faux-buckram blue paper boards, bright small gold lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, very mild fading to head and tail, light bumping/wear to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block, denting to top (top edges of some leaves slightly affected); INSCRIBED by Acheson to James Newmyer on ffep; light age-toning to endpapers and interior, signature and text clear and legible; shelved Window or case 1.
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.
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: 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.
Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. First Edition, First Printing [ST ANTONY'S SERIES]. Octavo, 224 pages, VG/VG; DJ, tan and gray colorblocked spine, black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to DJ, covers protected by mylar; black matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, inscribed by previous owner to title page; light staining/roughness/waving to title page (inscription affected) likely from liquid damage, otherwise interior clean; very mild wear to text-block, minor small stains to fore- and bottom-edges; shelved Case 9.
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.
New York: Elizabeth Ann Guild, 1927. First Edition. Octavo, 437 pages; VG/G; spine black with beige lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; dust jacket has moderate chipping to head and tail of spine, cracking and chipping to hinges, corners, wear to all edges; spine slightly cocked; name written to ffep; slight age-toning to interior; scarce, especially with dust jacket; shelved case 13.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's oxblood cloth, gilt lettering and tooling to front covers and spines; moderate wear and rubbing to boards; volume one has a shaken binding; volume 2 rebacked with original spine preserved, ex-library, with remnant of sticker to tail of spine, discard stamp, pencil notations; Illustrated with 322 gravure plates. A handsome set with many fine architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above case 2.
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.
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.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. First Edition. Octavo, 258 pages, G+/no DJ; green cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: moderate overall wear to boards, boards somewhat shaken/cocked, spine cracked between pages 172-173, binding intact; age-toning/wear to text-block, deckled fore-edge; light age-toning to spine, lettering to spine rubbed/somewhat faded yet legible, bumping to head and tail with mild fraying to head, bumping with slight fraying to corners; light age-toning and mild scattered imperfections to interior, text clear and legible; INSCRIBED by Brawley to Reverend S. Arthur Devan, dated February 26, 1938 in Washington, D.C.; shelved Case 6.
Richmond: The Dietz Press, 1951. Second Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; white spine with black text; jacket has spotting, rubbing, significant edgewear, large tear on front head edge that has been taped; boards are strong; textblock has age toning, spotting around edges, otherwise clean; pp 324; has gift inscription from author on half title page.
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1995. First Edition Thus. Octavos, 7 volumes, VG; orange genuine leather boards, gilt lettering and gilt decorative motif to seven-paneled spine, dark green title blocks; minimal wear to boards; mild wear to gilt text-blocks; moiré endpapers; dark green silk ribbons; interiors clean; volumes include unused publisher's bookplates; frontispieces; set measures approximately 12" across; MH consignment; shelved above Folio Society/Easton Press.
Washington DC: Smithsonian Book, 1988. Second Edition, Third Printing. Quarto; VG-/VG-; black spine, white and gold lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, sticker on front interior flap; boards strong, general edgewearm bumping on front tail edge, closed tear on rear head edge, bumping on fore corners and spine edges; text block slightly age toned, light folding on head fore corner; xxxviii, 597pp [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979. First edition. Small Quarto; pp 517; G+/G-; Tan/brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight sunning to spine, minor wear top edges, slight chipping to edges; cloth has moderate sunning to exterior, slight wear to edges; text block has very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Inscribed by author; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989. Second printing. Small Quarto; pp 597; VG-/G+; Black spine with gold and white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior and edges, scratches to rear; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to exterior; slightly cocked spine; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. Second Edition. Quarto; VG-/VG-; blue spine with white text; DJ has rubbing on the front and back, bumping to the head and tail of spine and corners; Boards have light wear to hinges, bumping to the head and tail of spine and corner; Textblock clean; interior pages clean; 160pp.
The National Capital Area Council, Boys Scouts of America, n.d. Small quarto; VG-/no-DJ; white spine with white text on a blue bar; boards are slightly rubbed, mostly on rear; minor wear along edges; panels are intact and strong; text pages shows slight wear on exterior edges; pages have good, secure binding; quite good condition; pp 250.
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.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1998. Serial No. 68. Octavo, vi, 520 pages, VG-; paperback, tan covers, black lettering: slight fading to spine and covers, minor aged-paste residue to spine (lettering unaffected), mild creasing to spine; mild overall wear to covers, slight creasing to corners; very mild wear to text-block, light scuffing to bottom edge, fore-edge and top clean; interior clean; volume housed in plastic bag; shelved Case 1.