Mason City, IA: The Anderson Publishing Company, 1918. Large Quarto; pp 441; Fair; 1/2 bound burgundy spine without text; no jacket; some chipping to joints at edges; worn corners; cloth exterior shows modest wear; blind stamped borders to panels; gilt text to front; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; broken hinges, as is; profusely illustrated; 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, on top shelf of 7's ephemera bookcase.
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Sandusky, Ohio: Sandusky County Historical Society, 1974. Facsimile Reprint. Folio; VG to VG- condition hardcover; Black spine, gold text; Boards strong and clean, general shelfwear; Textblock clean, notably age toned, text and illustrations are clear and legible; pp 96. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information. Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
Roma: L'ERMA DI BRETSCHNEIDER, 1961. First edition. Three Large Octavos; VG-/no-DJ; Red spines with gilt text on black block; 3 Volumes; Boards are slightly rubbed on exterior with minor edge wear and strong, sturdy and intact panels; Text blocks have darkened slightly due to age and handling with deckled fore edges and tight bindings; pp 1306. Italian language. Aisle 7 on sales floor. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Berlin: Walter De Gruyter & Co., 1940. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Red with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned and rubbed panels with light wear and minor edge wear; Text block shows slight toning and wear on edges due to age and handling with name of former owner on title page, otherwise clean and intact pages; pp 667. German text. Shelved in aisle 7.
Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1797. 8vo., 300pp.; VG-; bound in brown leather, spine has red label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards, including scratches, scuffing, and rubbing; foxing, age-toning, and mild water-marks to interior; name written on ffep, dated 1801; lower edges of hinges beginning to split; TG consignment; shelved case 1.
St. Louis: N.D. Thompson Publishing Co., 1893. Quarto; G+ condition hardcover, Half leather bound; Brick red spine with peeled spine with no text; Volume is severely age-toned with Joints cracked to the spine but boards are intact; Front paste down has minor pencil inscription; free front end-paper and considerable number of pages have stains and limited foxing otherwise pages are legible; unpaginated 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. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Madrid: En la Imprenta de la Administracion de Real Arbitrio de Beneficencia, ca 1805. Covering the period from June 1803 through the end of June 1804. (Covering the period from June 1803 through the end of June 1804) Two volumes. Octavo; 496; 408 pp. Original flame calf, marbled boards, leather spine labels. Boards rubbed at hinges and extremities. Pages age-toned, with scattered foxing. Small tear to endpaper of Volume I. Hinge starting at spine top of Volume II. Good solid copies. Text in Spanish. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016] - See all six photos for details Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping may be unavailable due to size/weight restrictions of international shipping. Please contact seller for details regarding this specific item. Shelved in Allan's Office.
New York: James C. Reed. Octavo, 218pp. Hardcover without dust jacket as issued in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear evident. Red leather boards with gilt decoration. All edges gilt. Moderate foxing throughout text. Rubbing along all edges of front and rear boards. Heavy rubbing to spine. Includes clear plastic protective cover. Binding sturdy. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1993. Five octavos. Conditions range from VG to VG- condition. White spines with dark blue text. All volumes have shelfwear along edges (see photos), all volumes have creasing along spines, with 2,3 & 5 having the most (see photos); Textblocks clean, with numerous charts, maps, graphs, B&W photos, and illustrations, pp.637-656 in volume 5 are detached yet present. Please contact seller regarding any questions before placing your order. v.1 - Planning and Command and Control, ISBN: 0160429099 v. 2 - Operations and Effects and Effectiveness, ISBN: 0160429102 v. 3 - Logistics and Support, ISBN: 0160429110 v. 4 - Weapons, Tactics, and Training and Space Operations, ISBN: 0160429277 v. 5 - A Statistical Compendium and Chronology ISBN: 0160420555 Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping may be unavailable due to size/weight restrictions of international shipping. Please contact seller for details regarding this specific item. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
Wien: Josef Belf, 1935. 16mo, 79 pages; VG; tan marbled spine with gilt lettering; professionally rebound with new boards and endpapers; minor shelf wear and bumping; with black and white engravings; medium toning and foxing; else very good; text in Hebrew and German; Consignment; Shelved in Case 4.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1856. Thick Octavo; pp 864; Poor/no-DJ; 3/4 bound dark brown leather spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; gilt scroll rule bordering leather; rare; cloth shows some staining to front; severely rubbed edges; noticeable wear to joints, mostly to front joint; text block shows age toned exterior edges; staining and foxing to endpapers; cracked front gutter, exposing binding; blue marbled endpapers; illustrated; light foxing to some pages, otherwise interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep.
Neaulme & Compagnie, France: A Lahaye, 1755. G+. 4to in brown leather boards, title on spine in gilt (as "PEUPLE DE DIEU"), spine has 5 raised bands. Wear to boards; edges rubbed, cracking to leather along hinges, top corners and bottom rear corner frayed, light general wear otherwise to boards. Original boards, but binding repaired with new endpages. Text in French.
Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1808. Fourth Philadelphia Edition. 4to., 1080, 72 pages; G; bound in contemporary brown leather, paneled spine with faded gilt lettering; cracking on spine; chipping to head and tail of spine, rubbing to boards, corners, edges; age-toning and foxing to the interior; with 31 engraved plates and maps, plate opposed page 922 has had most of the margins removed, but the image is intact, lacking half of the frontispiece plate; bookplate and library discard stamp on front pastedown, no other library markings; first title page reads 1804, others read 1808; A study bible, made specifically with notes, maps, extra texts, and indices to enable the reader to more easily cross-reference and build context.; shelved case 4.
London: Wm. H. Allen & Co., 1888. Octavo; xcii, 637 pp. Rebound in modern burgundy buckram with gilt spine lettering. VG, clean and tight, no markings. Title page bears the ink stamp of the Law Society of the United Kingdom. A beautiful copy of a book rarely found thus. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in shelf above Ephemera section.
New York: Hinds and Noble Publishers, 1897. King James Version and the Revised Version. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Dark black-green spine with gold text; covers are mostly clean with some moderate edgewear along the spine but otherwise minor edgewear; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong but hinges are loose (see photo); foxing on the front pastedown, back pastedown, front free end page, and back free end page; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 403. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Napoli: Editoriale Scientifica, 1983. Facsimile Limited Edition, #289/500. Two volumes. Quarto; xxxii, 330; xv, 446 pp. Quarter vellum, cloth boards, publisher's original slipcase. Facsimile of the work originally published in 1753. VG, clean and tight, no markings. Some slight age-toning to vellum; one small flaw to velum on front of Volume I. Slipcase somewhat soiled. Shelve above Italy.
Tokyo: 1937. Quarto. VG/no DJ - paperback; Green spine with gold text; covers are mostly clean but some slightly rubbed edges and multiple creases; some darkened age-toning of the covers as well; front pastedown and front free end page have a few minor tears; binding is strong; fore-edge is age-toned; textblock is age-toned and has foxing. Pp. 1227.
Paris: H. Agasse, 1805. Quarto. Full tree calf binding with gilt lettering and ornamentation on paneled spine; hand-printed blue and white end papers. The text block is clean, and the leaves are printed on one side only. The volume presents a number of plates from an earlier dictionary of fine arts, which depict tools, techniques, and studio scenes for various categories of fine art. Condition: Good only. The binding shows minor fraying, scratches, and shelf wear consistent with age. Several plates are detached but present or damaged: “Composition et Expression” has been tipped in and then cut out with no damage to the plate. Plate 13 under Dessin [Drawing], “Jambes et Pieds,” has been cut out and then tucked back into the book in its original place. Plate 1 under Sculpture en Bois [Sculpture in Wood], “Vignette, atelier du sculpteur en boise, et outils,” has been removed and cut into three sections. As it originally depicted three separate images on a single page, only one of the three images was damaged in this process, but the printed title that accompanied the image has been lost. In addition, the final page of the table of contents has been removed and cut down slightly, but the page is tucked into the volume and there is no damage to the text. Two plates are absent from the book. Plate 8 under Gravure en taille-douce [Intaglio], “Gravure en manière de crayon,” has been removed. Plate 38 under Dessin [Drawing], “Proportions de la Vénus de Médicis,” is likewise absent. Dimensions 9.25 x 12 x 1.375 inches.
Paris: 1912-1919. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with moderately rubbed spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with slight foxing on first few pages, otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Paris: 1920. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with taped toward head edge across spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Paris: 1921. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with heavy wear on spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
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.
London; London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy; Priestley and Weale, 1827; 1829. Small Quarto; VG-; Dark beige spine with black text [Part II]; Green slipcase has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to corners, cloth covering spine detaching toward tail edge, cloth covering head edge slight detaching; Part I contains loose bindings numbering 141 uncut pp, outer pages show slight age toning, rough edges, interior pages unmarked; Part II has 431 pp; bound in paper covers, covers show slight browning to exteriors, chipping to spine edges, minor wear to edges; text block has light wear and ivory toning to exterior edges, foxing to inside covers, foxing to first and last two pages; interior clean; [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Shelve in Netdesk office, on shelf above Ephemera section.
Paris: Lemarchand, 1802. new edition. 12mos. in light brown leather; Good; 5-band spines with gold letters and burgundy frame; some amount of shelf wear mostly on spine and edges; binding strong; previous owner's tiny seal on title page; frontispiece portrait loose; paper faded and foxed, text clean in tight print; in FRENCH; shelved in France section.
Cuoira: S. Benedict, 1833. First. 12mo; good+/none; dark brown cloth spine with no text and raised bands; quarter-bound w/brown marbled boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 294 pp.; all edges, red sprinkling; light toning and foxing; else very good; ---TEXT IN ROMISH [ROMAUNSCH]; ---[First published text in this language]. Shelved Aisle 7.
New York: Printed by James Parker, 1767. 8vo., 479pp., 148pp.; G+; contemporary leather binding, spine paneled brown leather, top three of six panels have significant amount of leather gone, showing binding underneath; back board splitting from text but still attached, missing leather continues from spine onto back bard, upper quadrant next to spine missing leather; text good with some individual foxing stains; 479 pages of hymns, followed by 148 pages including 143 pages of text, title page and verso, statement of purpose of the printing and a page containing musical scales for individuals desirous of participating in singing the hymns; Inscription by Jacob R. Hardenburgh on ffep attesting to the books purchase for the use of the Bedminster Congregation dated 1774 with later inscriptions by two other church members. Hardenburgh was the first appointed President of Queen's College (Rutgers University); EH consignment; shelved case 3.
New York, Philadelphia, London: various, see descr. below, 1879-1886. First Edition, magazine format. Octavo ("The Sunbeam," ("Picture Lesson Paper," "Illustrated Fly-Leaves"), Folio ("Sabbath School Visitor"). Newspaper magazine format. G. 2ff single-sheet inserts, profusely illustrated with beautiful steel-plate engravings. "The Sunbeam" (Philadelphia, Presbyterian Board of Education, earlier pub. dates not stated, final date: Jul 19, 1885)- each issue composed of large steel-plate illustration on front, followed by 2-3 stories and an "our bible lesson" section on rear page [VI- 304; VII- 313,315,318,319,321-328,331 (2x),333,337,338,344,346-349,353,361; VIII- 362-368,370-372,374,378,379 (1ff only),382,383,385,386,388,390,396,398,401,402,404,406-408,410,412,413; IX- 1,3,7-14,17,20-24,25 (2x),26,27,28 (2x),29,31-33,35-39,40 (2x),41-43,45-52; X- 2,3,4; XI- 29]. "Picture Lesson Paper" (New York, Phillips & Hunt, Mar 1882-May 1885)- each issue with large engraving on front, followed by "Berean Leaflet" section of Bible study and several children's stories with Biblical Allegory [XIII- 11,27,43; XIV- 1,13,14,19; XV- 39,44; XVI- 1C,1D,2A,2C,2D,3A,4A,4C,5D]. "Sabbath School Visitor" (Philadelphia, Presbyterian Board of Education, John A. Black, pub., Sep 1979-Mar 1886)- each folio-size issue with long story on front, generally in the adventure genre, with a large steel-plate engraving centered in the middle of the text block, followed by several short and medium-length, stories, all with Biblical allegory [XXX- 36,XXXII- 10; XXXV- 18,19,20; XXXVI- 4,14,18,19,21,22; XXXVII- 6]; "Illustrated Fly-Leaves" (London, S. W. Partridge & Co., pub. date not stated)- every page ruled with margins with quotes from Psalms, Isaiah, Chronicles, John, Luke, and Corinthians, large engraving on front, followed by 4pp. allegorical story [No. 61 only]. Moderate to heavy age wear to all issues, creasing and toning to fragile newspaper sheets. Some issues, especially of "The Sunbeam," detached along spine or middle creases. Pictures of several issues neatly colored in. Occasional child and adult writing on several issues. Each set of magazines in separate protective plastic sleeve. Overall, in Good condition, considering the nature and the age of this rare, ephemeral material. Shelved in Locked Cabinet 2/3, "Beatrix."
Washington: Thomas H. Ford, 1860. First Edition. Tall quarto; 358, (41) pp. Rebound in modern cloth, with leather spine and leather spine label. With 70 color plates; lacking two of the three folding maps at rear; the third is present but has a longitudinal tear halfway through the middle. Foxing to interior and many of the plates. Good copy only; Shelved in Case # 4.
Arezzo: Michelle Bellotti, 1749. First Edition. Small, thick octavo in 1/2 ivory and green vellum with lettering on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling and fraying with slightly bumped corners; strong binding; front and back end pages covered with inscriptions and signatures; title shows some soiling, not affecting text; external edges with green and red marble; paper generally soiled and foxed, but text very readable; tight print; page 17 is almost entirely detached; pp. 500; slight musty odor; in ITALIAN; shelved in Allan's Office.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Black spine with gilded text; Boards straight and strong, boards have scuffing, rubbing, and some faint spots, book has significant edge wear (corners chipped, top corners bumped, spine edges frayed, bottom edges of boards worn), pastedowns age toned, back pastedown has binder's stamp in upper left, binding strong; Textblock age toned, head edge has some light scuffing, front end paper has some notes in pencil in upper right, interior clean; 768 pp.
Philadelphia: The Saving Fund Society of Germantown, 1904. Thin octavo; good condition hardcover; green spine, no text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; light flaking at the corners and spine edges; former owner's name, ffep; text block, clean; toning lightly; frontispiece photo; text portraits; 39pp.
ca. 1890. Small octavo; G/no-DJ; red spine, no text; cover has corner wear, wrinkling along spine, some age discoloration, back board is separated but front is fully attached; textblock is age toned, map folds out completely in one piece, all pages strongly attached, front pastedown is starting to peel from board but is still strongly attached, a few pages have small closed tears.
New York; London: The Century Co., 1910. Quarto; g/none; HB, black leather spine with raised bands and gilt text, half bound with black boards; heavy shelf wear and bumping, toning to spine, boards rubbed and frayed, hinges cracked and weakened, heavy chipping to leather on spine, HB now in clear plastic cover, occasional staining to page edges, occasional pages partially torn from text block but present, toning to end pages and page edges, text block clean; 576 pp; photographs and illustrations; else very good.
New York; London: The Century Co., 1906. Quarto; g/none; HB, brown leather spine with raised bands and gilt text, half bound with black boards; heavy shelf wear and bumping, toning to spine, boards rubbed and frayed, spot staining to boards, hinges cracked and weakened, heavy chipping to leather on spine, HB now in clear plastic cover, occasional staining to page edges, toning to end pages and page edges, text block clean; 576 pp; photographs and illustrations; else very good.
1826. Ex library, 1st Catholic newspaper in New York (?), 51 issues plus part of #1 (uncollated); Folio; G+ condition hardcover; Brown spine with gilt text; Boards have light edge wear, dust stains across boards, call number at tail of spine; Library stamps on front and rear paste-downs and end-papers, heavy foxing, age toning, and stains throughout, some repairs made with tape at beginning pages, otherwise undamaged. Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
London: William Pickering, 1836. 16mo; vg/none; black cloth spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound w/red boards; ex libris, Norton, Charles Eliot [1827-1908], bookplate; minor shelf wear and bumping, small square yellow sticker on front cover; text block, clean; unpaginated, [xiv], 44 pp., uncut; some engravings and text figures; light toning; minor chipping and wear; rubbed; else very good; --NORTON: Harvard graduate, first Harvard professor, History of Art; businessman and literati; journalist, editor, co-founder of the Archaeological Institute of America; of the Dante Club with Lowell, and Longfellow; befriended also Thomas Carlyle, John Ruskin, Edward FitzGerald; and Leslie Stephen; taught James Loeb who created the Loeb Editions; and was honored with the Charles Eliot Norton Memorial Lectureship ; and the Charles Eliot Norton Professorship of Poetry . Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box B.
London: Young Ladies' Journal, n.d. Serial. Quarto; good- condition; brown leather spine with gilt titles and faux banding; half-bound w/darker brown boards; ex libris, signature; major shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 832 pp.; illus., vignettes, fashions, music scores; age-toning; some edges folded, closed tears; binding, shaken; split starts, hinges and joints; all edges and corners, chipping, wear, and scars. there are two pages that also appear to have material removed from them; else good.
Milano: Gorlich Editore, 1970. Text in Italian; Folio; VG-/G+; White spine with small black text. DJ has shelf wear, tears along edges with clear tape over them by previous owner, age toning, some foxing; Boards have rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on fore edge and pages, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 45 plus 291 plates; Italian art; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Boston, The Club of Odd Volumes, 1963. Limited Edition. Large octavo, 41 pages. Hard cover no dust jacket, VG. Signed by author on a tipped-in card on the front end paper. The edition of this book consists of five hundred copies designed by Joseph Blumenthal and printed at The Spiral Press, New York. The photographs have been reproduced by the Mriden Gravure Company. The wood engravings were made for this publication by Thomas W. Nason and printed from the original blocks. Book is in very good condition but it is missing its slipcase and pages show slight age toning. Tight binding. Clean, unmarked pages. Light shelf wear to boards. Red spine with gilt lettering.
Milan: Salamon e Agustoni editori, 1972. Quarto; VG/VG-; black spine, white/red text; jacket has protective mylar cover, chipping around edges, small open tear at front head edge, closed tear and crease at back head edge; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean, in Italian; pp 108; TL Art consignment - give tag to Allan.
Ankara: Turk Tarih Kurumu Basimevi, 1978. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Brown spines with black spine labels and gilded text, labels read "Xth Congress Ankara-Izmir 1973"; Rebound in hardcover with original paperback front covers inside, paperback covers have light edge wear and rubbing and a few small creases, boards are straight and strong, bindings strong; Textblocks very lightly age toned, interiors clean; Vol. I: pp. 1 - 590, Vol. II: pp. 593 - 1198, Vol. III: 360 pp. plates; Texts in English, German, French, and Italian. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
London: S & J Fuller, (1816). First edition. Quarto. With illustrated title page and 18 full page hand-colored plates by Henry Alken. Somewhat later half-leather over marbled boards. Some rubbing to spine and extremities; scattered foxing, age-toning and smudging to interior; hinge starting at midpoint of book; good solid copy. TJ Consignment. Shelved upstairs, on rare/exp bookshelf in upstairs rear offices area.
Self Published, 1927. First Thus. Quarto; Good condition hardcover; Black leather spine with gilt lettering; Covers have some wear at all corners and edges; Good deal of cracking to the spine hinges, some rubbing to all sides; Binding is sturdy; Foxing to the outer edge of the text block, interior of text block is age toned but clean; NOTE: Leather bound collection of union newsletter from 1924-26, signed by members. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s).
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1902. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Beige spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; Cloths have sunned spines and head edges v. 1 has light moisture staining along front joint going towards rear panel and rear tail edge as well as lightly on rear panel of v. 2, otherwise slight edge wear with strong & sturdy panels; Text blocks have lightly age toned exterior edges with previous owner's name on front pastedowns and light moisture staining at tail edges of first few pages of both volumes, binding is good; pp 479. Shelved in aisle 7.