London: L. Harrison and J. C. Leigh, 1812. First. Folio; Very Good-/none; green leather spine with gilt titles, five raised bands, and six panel with gilt filigree and titles; half bound with greenish marbled papers boards; chipping, wear, and corner abrasion; text block, clean with toning starts, transfer shadows, and some foxing; illus., 80 color plates, floor plans, elevations, appointment details, and portraits; contents with list of subscribers and plates; Volume !, 330 pp.; Volume II, 275 pp.; . head-edge, gilt; split starts and some separation; joints and hinges; edges and boards, wear and scars; else very good. Shelved above case 2.
New York: Harper and Row, 1976. First Edition. 8vo in grey boards, black and red text on a white dj spine. VG+/VG. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FFEP. Minimal wear to the boards. Dj is lightly soiled on the front and back covers. 453 pgs. ISBN 0-06-010476-7. This item was from our Bethesda store, now shelved in Maryland warehouse with our regular stock. BOOK SHELVED IN THE RARE & EXPENSIVE SECTION.
Paris - Bruxelles: Elsevier, 1954. 1st French. G+/-- lg. quarto (28 cm.); 115,  pp. Cased in gros-grain ivory silk with gold embossed spine title and gold embossed Papal arms on front cover. Lettering somewhat rubbed on spine, covers lightly soiled overall with patchy sunning on front cover, scattered fine foxing on front & on rear turn-ins; tail of spine slightly bumpped & very slight cockling evident on close inspection but no structural or defects to binding. F.e.p.'s moderately browned, heavily illustrated text lightly so at page margins. Inscribed with brief message in a fine Germanic hand to a 'Herr Doorda[?]' and signed by Pope Pius XII. Laid in are 3 photographs of Pius: a 26 x 20 cm. commercial b./w. portrait, a 15 x 11 cm. sepia-toned color "snapshot" of the Pope kneeling at prayer at a prie dieu, and a 17 x 13 cm. photomontage full-length portrait with airbrushed highlights. Enclosed in an envelope taped to the rear pastedown are 2 large-format (92 x 70 mm.) photographic negatives: one of the photomontage portrait and one of a Papal audience with a group of 4 women and one other man. Neither of the smaller photographs nor the additional negative seem to appear anywhere in the item.
Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America, 1985. Anthology. Included books and maps in very good condition. Sun fading and occasional tears to several of the paper wrappers that store the folded maps. Nevertheless, the maps themselves remain clean and bright. Comprises 67 volumes and 25 maps. In addition to the accompanying maps, many volumes include multiple plates. Collection includes many regional map sheets with accompanying text. PLEASE NOTE that due to the number of these volumes and their respective weight that special shipping arrangements are required.
New York: Judge Co. 1908. Third. Folio; good/none; brown cloth spine with no text; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning; 100 illus.; endpapers, soiled; binding, shaken; spine, chipped with split starts; boards, soiled; edges, worn; else good; [Artists: James Montgomery Flagg; Penrhyn Stanlaws; Frank Snapp; W.O. Wilson; H. Leonard; V.A. Svoboda; Arthur E. Jameson; F.L. Fithian; G.W. Barratt; Fred Ninkivel; Anthony Guarino; H.L.V. Parkhurst; and Sigurd Schau]; ---ISBN none.
Boston: I. R. Butts, 1832. Fair / No dust jacket. Duodecimo in green cloth boards, boards bumped and stained in several places, spine cocked, title plate on spine faded, back hinge cracked, heavy foxing and age-toning throughout, previous owner's name in faded ink on on free end paper. Hannah Adams was the first American woman who worked as a professional writer. [Shelved in Case 1, Spine is green with beige title plate].
Pittsburgh: Isaac Harris, 1837. Annual. Octavo; good-/none; grimy grey spine with black text; major shelf wear and bumping; text block, extensive foxing; water spots; edges, deep toning; front endpaper, missing, torn; back endpapers, pencil doodling; split starts, hinges; spine, sunned; chipping; joints, split starts; boards, warped, deep soiling; else fair+; ---ISBN none. At Dupont store; shelved in leatherbound case.
Giessen [Giessae Hessorum]: Nicolaus Hampelius, 1618. 12mo in contemporary vellum boards, light wear to vellum boards, some hair follicles visible on vellum, boards a little bowed, all edges of text block stained dark blue as issued, previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down, title page coming loose, light age-toning to pages with occasional foxing, a fairly thick volume. TEXT IN LATIN. [Shelved in Case 3 with vellum books, spine has faded inscription at top].
Bonn: Max Cohen & Sohn, 1882. First. Quarto; good+/none; red cloth spine with black text on white label; quarter-bound w/black text on tan board; ex libris, signature of po, Absolon; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; endpapers, 222 pp.; 24 plates w/multiple figures; some coloring; split starts, gutter; variable toning, boards and endpapers; foxing, head-edge of some pp.; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN.
Wien: Verlag von Carl Konegen, 1881. First. Octavo; vg+/none; burgundy leather spine with raised bands and gilt lettering on black label; ex library,m stamps; ex libris, signature, ABSOLON [1877-1960; Czech archaeologist, geographer, paleontologist, speleologist; book collector; medicine, botanist], signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 245 pp.; rebound; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN. Photos available upon request.
Lexington: King Library Press, 1983. Reprint [Limited edition, numbered]. Octavo; vg+/wraps; gray-blue spine with no text; front panel, black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; unpaginated; 18 pp.; frontispiece; fore-edge, deckle; hand-press quality; "Part of an entertainment presented to the Countess Dowager of Darby at Harefield, by som Noble persons of her family, who appear on the Scene in pastoral habit, moving toward the seat of State, with this Song;" else very good; ---LIMITED 83/100, on Head paper.
Paris: Hachette, 1938. na. Quarto; good+/fair-; wraps, white spine with no text; dj, red spine with no text; ex libris, bookplate, front inside; Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur, 1938, printed signatures; major shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning, edges and hinges; 24 color illus.; 32 pp.; spine, staining; dj, open tears; spine, split starts; else good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH; ---ISBN none. Shelve arts case.
Frankfurt und Leipzig: Wolfgang Ludwig Spring, 1743. 12mo; vg-/none; white vellum spine with no text; ex libris, bookplate and stamps; major shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; some toning; endpapers, foxing; 946+144 pp.; Register, 32 pp.; edges, tinted red; spine and boards, staining; joints, split starts; spine, major tears; edges, abraded; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN SCRIPT.