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New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987. First Printing. Octavo; G; black spine with gilt text; first printing; no jacket; cloth exterior has slight wear; mildly splayed boards; exterior text block edges have light wear; previous owner's name to fep; inked notes to fep; intact binding; some marginalia and underlining inside; pp 305.
Cambridge, New York, New Rochelle: Cambridge University Press, 1988. First Edition. Octavo, viii, x, 257 pages. In Very Good condition. Spine red with off-white lettering. Boards have very mild wear with minor bumping to tail spine edge. Text block has slight age toning to the edges. Illustrated. First Edition.
New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1971. Octavo; 2 volumes; First published Cambridge University Press, 1928, Reprinted 1971; G-; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps and corners, else slight shelfwear, but clean and strong; Text blocks have light spotting to top edge, name in ink on front pastedown of v. 2, mild amount of penciled underlining and marginal notation in v.2, else clean and tight; 2 vols. (viii, 452 pages ; vii, 503 pages), illustrated (b&w).
ALS (4 in. x 7 in.),  page. In Very Good condition. A one-page autograph note, in French. Light offset visible to upper half of recto, light creasing along the edges, and a very small closed tear at the horizontal half. Folded in half twice, once vertically and once horizontally, as well as one more full length vertical fold along the left side. This undated, unsigned and unaddressed note is purportedly from French Biologist Antoine Bechamp to Louis Pasteur. The note discusses the silkworm ailments pébrine, also known as "pepper disease," and the bacteria Flacherie, as well as cleaning procedures. The bottom half of the recto has calculations in at least two different pencils, the authorship of which is unclear. The verso is blank save for the name "Béchamp". Shelved in Case 0.
New York: Philosophical Library, 1989. Octavo; 2 volumes; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spines, black with gold and white print; DJs have edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps, bumps to corners, else clean and strong; Text blocks have very slight tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; Review request addressed to Gertrude Himmelfarb laid in (vol. 1); CONTENTS: Vol. I. Science (xvi, 551 pages, frontispiece, illustrated, 0802225446) — Vol. II. Philosophy os Science, Philosophy of Religion, History, Education, and Constitutional Issues (xix, 563 pages, frontispiece, illustrated, 0802225434).
n.p. A.L.M. Boehmer, 2000. Octavo; G+/paperback; dark blue spine with white text; covers show slight rubbing to exterior; mild lean to spine; minor edge wear; text block exterior edges have mild wear; some adhesive residue to content descriptor page, as is; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 317; text in English and Dutch.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1953. Second Edition. Octavo, x, 356 pages; VG-/VG; Yellow spine with black lettering; Dustjacket shows minimal wear to corners and top and bottom edges, a very faint crease to the front cover, and some light sunning to the spine; Price Unclipped("$4.50"); Boards are full blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine; Boards show minimal wear to top and bottom edges; Textblock has some very minor foxing to edges, and a former owner's book stamp on the ffep; Frontispiece photograph. RWO.
London, New York, Ibadan: Cambridge University Press, 1966. 10mo; pp 295; G/G; blue spine with black and beige text; dust jacket shows some soiling to exterior; moderate rubbing wear to edges; mildly sunned spine; light pencil to front; price clipped front flap; cloth has lightly sunned spine; slightly darkened edges; sturdy boards; text block had slightly toned exterior edges; light marginalia in pencil; tight binding;.
Cambridge, New York, Victoria: Cambridge University Press, 1992. First PB Edition. Octavo; G+/paperback; yellow spine with brown text; first PB edition; covers show slight shelf wear; light scattering of spots toward edges; some minor crinkling to edges; binding intact; dust jacket exterior shows minimal wear; cloth exterior clean; very slightly splayed boards; text block exterior edges have modest handling wear; inked date to half title page; interior clean; illustrated; pp 318.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 230 pages; VG-/G+; spine black and white, with pink lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; marked shelf wear and scuffing; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; small chip missing at lower edge of jacket front; crown and tail of jacket spine missing; marked sunning to jacket spine; closed tear at lower edge of jacket back; multiple small closed tears to crown of volume spine; first state jacket, with single review at front flap; spine slightly cocked; pages clean; shelved Case 10.
Wellington, NZ: Nova Pacifica, 1982. First Edition. Folio, xii, 376pp.; VG; no dust jacket; Does not come with slipcase; spine has five raised bands, gilted motifs in four compartments and red & sky blue calf title labels with gilt lettering in two compartments; covers half navy blue calf leather, red calf date emblem to upper board surrounded by gilt decoration; hand marbled endpapers; text block slightly dirty in lower corner; text clean; bumping to corners of boards; small scratch to front board; due to weight shipping may be extra; NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area (xdup).
Paris: Ferra, 1836. Second Edition. Octavos, Two Volumes; G+; Quarter bound in cloth with marbled boards, and gilt lettering to spine; Boards have significant wear to bottom edges and corners, moderate plus bumping to the fore-edge and top corner (back cover) of Volume II, and light shelfwear to edges and covers ; Textblocks show light age-toning to speckled edges, and light occasional foxing to pages interiorly; Marbled endpapers; Illustrated: Plates I - XIV (with accompanying text) appear at end of Volume I, Plates XV - XX (with accompanying text) appear at end of Volume II; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (xxiv, 680 pages, ) -- Vol. II. (, 980 pages, , ). RWO.
New York and London: Hafner Publishing Co., 1968. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 58; G; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; ex-library sticker to spine; sticker to rear; text block has mild tone to exterior edges; tight binding; ex-library plate to front pastedown; other ex-library markings inside; text pages clean; illustrated.
London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1890. Third Edition. Octavo; pp 615; G+/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; full leather binding; scarce in leather; raised bands to spine; boards have slight rubbing to exterior; gilt borders to panels; mild wear to edges; marbled text block slight sun faded; ex-library's bookplate to front pastedown; marbled endpapers; slight foxing to some early pages; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk Office, Case #3.
Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1980. Limited Edition. Octavo, 658 pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in green fine genuine leather, paneled spine has gilt lettering and spine, front, and back covers have profuse gilt tooling. Slight shelfwear to spine and mild shelfwear to edges of front and back boards. All edges gilt with slight scratching to edges of textblock. Original illustrations tipped in throughout textblock. Contains a silk ribbon, silk endpapers. Shelved in Franklin Library.
New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1873. First US Edition. Octavo, 374 pages, . In Good plus condition. Bound in publisher's brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, embossed designs on front and rear board. Boards show some bumping and fraying at the corners, and loth torn but intact at the spine edges. Text block has light age toning to pages throughout, but otherwise clean. Seven heliotype plates, of which three are folding. Previous owner's stamp on front paste-down. EO Consignment. Shelved in Case 10.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1882. First American Edition. Octavo, vii, 326 pages. In Very Good condition. Full binding of red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Minor shelfwear. Fraying to cloth on spine and corners. Scuffing to front and rear covers. Age-toning and foxing to textblock. Staining to fore edge of textblock. Shelved in Case 13.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1875. First American Edition. Octavo, x, 462,  pages. In Very Good minus condition. Full binding of red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Minor shelfwear. Light chipping and rubbing to spine and corners. Age-toning to textblock. Bookplate on front pastedown. Signature of previous owner on front free endpaper. With 8 pages of advertisements in rear. Shelved in Case 13.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1883. Second Edition, Revised, Fourth Thousand. Octavos, Two Volumes. In Very Good condition. Bound in red cloth with black stamping to front boards, blind stamping to rear boards, and gilt titling to spines. Mild shelf wear and rubbing to binding. Volume 1 with one leaf of undated ads in rear; Volume 2 with four leaves of undated ads in rear. Gift inscription to front free endpapers. Stated "Second Edition, Revised, Fourth Thousand," but actually a reissue from the plates with only the date changed. Freeman Bibliographical Database: F884; also showing reissues of the 1876 printing in 1884 and 1887. Shelved in Case 10.
London: John Murray, 1828. First Edition. 8vo., 273 pages; G+; green cloth spine faded to brown, remnants of a tan label with black lettering, brown paper boards; moderate wear to boards, including bumping to corners, staining; spine has some fraying, signs of glue repair; small sticker with previous owners name on front pastedown; most pages uncut; mild foxing; shelved case 10.
Washington DC: NASA, Office of External Relations, History Division, 2009. Larger Octavo; VG-/VG-; black spine with white and blue text; dust jacket exterior shows minimal wear; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; light edge wear; cloth exterior clean; tight binding; textblock clean; illustrated; CD laid in at rear; pp 602.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1957. Second printing. Octavo, vi, 139 pages. In Good condition with a Fair plus dust jacket. Spine is green with grey print. Dust jacket has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, mild shelf wear. Price clipped. Boards in green cloth. Text block has grey tinted top edge, tanning to endpapers. “Page-Barbour lectures for 1954 at the University of Virginia”— half-title page.
New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1896. First Edition. Large Octavo, 16 pages. VG-; Red cloth spine with gray paper boards; Covers have open tearing fore edge of front cover and at bottom corner of rear cover, closed tear along fore edge of rear cover, mild edgewear and shelfwear, bending to corners; Textblock has age toning, previous owner's name in pen on title page. NOTE: Shelved in Room G.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1989-1999. Octavo, Three volumes. In Good condition. Spines are white with black print. Covers has slight edge wear, light shelf wear, light creasing on first volume.Text blocks have embossed owner stamp on front flyleaf. Illustrated with b&w drawings and color plates. CONTENTS: Vol. 1. The Northern Neotropics : Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana (1989; ISBN 0226195406; x, 449 pages) — Vol. 2. The Southern Cone : Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay (1992; ISBN 0226706826; 430 pages) — Vol. 3. The Central Neotropics : Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil (hardcover in dust jacket; 1999; ISBN 0226195414; x, 609 pages). [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]. NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #3.
Champaign: The American Oil Chemists' Society, 1979. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, yellow with black print; Boards in yellow cloth with black print, wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has light spotting to edges, slight puckering to pages, some pages are paper-clipped, clean text; Inscribed in ink by the editors on the front flyleaf; xi, 344 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1917. First US Edition. Octavo, 453 pages; VG/VG; spine is faded brown with black lettering, dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with minor chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has heavy discoloration on the spine; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor age toning and dust build up along the top edge NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #4.
New York: Garden City Publishing, 1925. Early Reprint. Octavo, 315 pages; VG-/VG-; spine is faded green with black lettering, dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has corners cut, has wear along the top and bottom edges, has a small open tear at the top of the spine, has creasing along the sides of the spine, has minor discoloration throughout; binding has wear and fraying at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have age toning and discoloration along the top edge; NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column B.
Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. Second Edition. Large Octavo; VG-/paperback; blue/green pictorial spine with yellow text; second edition; covers fully intact; light crinkles to lower spine; only light exterior wear; slight crease to fore tail edge; mild rubbing to edges; text block exterior edges show light soiling; small stain inside front cover; small stain to tail edge to fep; previous owner's embossed stamp to title page; mild creases to fore tail edges to first few pages; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 484.
n.p. Self Published, c.1873. Octavo; pp 1211; Good; burgundy spine with black text; no jacket; original publisher's cloth has slight wear to exterior; black/gilt designs to front; some rubbing to edges and corners; strong boards; text block marbled; marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; illustrated; good binding;.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1985. Octavo; G; pp 500; white spine with red and black text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows mild wear; few scratches to rear; some wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have slight wear; light foxing to exterior head edge; previous owner's name to front pastedown; some pencil underlining and notes throughout; tiny holes toward fore edge to p 387; illustrated.
Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1984. Limited Edition. Octavo, 496 pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in green fine genuine leather, paneled spine has gilt lettering and spine, front, and back covers have profuse gilt and black tooling. Minor shelfwear to spine and to edges of front and back boards. Slight chipping to front board. All edges gilt with slight scratching to edges of textblock. Illustrations tipped in at the beginning of each author's writings. Contains a silk ribbon, silk endpapers. Shelved in Franklin Library.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1971. Octavo; G/Fair+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, small portion torn away from rear top edge; Boards in green cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has name stamp on front flyleaf, slight spotting to endpapers, else clean and tight; xiii, 274 pages, illustrated (chiefly b&w plates).
Oxford, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1987. Octavo, vi, xiv, xx, 727 pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in the publisher's black cloth bearing gilt lettering to the spine. Boards have extremely mild wear with minimal wear to the edges. Text block has light age toning to the edges. Frontispiece. Illustrated.
London: F. Wingrave, 1791. 12mos, Seven volumes; G; Darkened green leather spines with small gilt lettering; Missing Vol. VII of an eight-volume set; Boards show moderate wear to corners (most significant on volumes I and III), light+ wear to head/tails of spines (moderate+ chipping on volumes II, III, and VI), significant darkening to originally green leather spine, light cracking to leather on spines (cracking to joints near head of spine on volume II), moderate wear to leather spines on volumes V, VI, and VIII, and light shelfwear and fading to covers overall; Textblock has light age-toning and minor foxing interiorly, and the ex libris of a former owner appears in volume VIII at pastedown, ex libri have been removed from the pastedowns of vols I, IV, V, and VI (leaving tears); CONTENTS: Vol. I. (contains one plate)(xvii, 374 pages, ) -- Vol. II. (contains four plates)(, 364 pages, ) -- Vol. III. (Contains 23 plates) (, 374 pages, ) -- Vol. IV. (Contains 38 plates) (, 328 pages) -- Vol. V. (Contains 10 plates) (, 357 pages) -- Vol. VI. (Contains 12 plates) (, 371 pages) -- Vol. VIII. (Contains three plates) (, 128 pages, ); NOTE: Shelved in Room G.
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/G; beige spine with black and blue text; first edition; first printing; dust jacket exterior shows age darkened spine; few, tiny chips to edges; front and rear has mild tone toward edges; price clipped front flap; cloth exterior clean; strong boards; text block edges have light tone; previous owner's label to fep; interior clean; illustrated; pp 343.
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1961. Octavo; Second printing; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print on green banners; Boards in tan cloth, light wear to corners and spine caps, mild bump to top fore corners, else clean and strong; Text block has cracked front and rear hinges, else clean and tight; Two print columns on a page; xxiii, 1119 pages, illustrated (b&w).