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.
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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.
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. Shelved netdesk office, on bookshelf left of workstation.
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ediciones Libreria La Ciudad, 1980. 1st Ed. 4to. VG- hardcove with VG dustjacket. Inscribed by Sessa (to Boorstin). Cover is grey clothe w/ title in white on cover & spine. DJ is grey w/ title in white. Cover has minor wear, cracking along front hinge, also dented and splitting very slighlty at top front edges. DJ dented at same corners as well as minor shelf wear. 100 pp. Shelved in Photography-People (Sessa).
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.
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.
Brunn: T. G. Trassler, 1826. Annual. Pocket History for Moravia and Silesia 12mo; good- condition hardcover; dark gray cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, signature, ABSOLON, title-page; minor shelf wear and bumping; all edges, marbled; text block, clean; age-toning; 316 pp.; foxing; illus., frontispiece and folded plate with multiple images of artifacts; textblock split with boards, sunned; edges and corners, wear; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN SCRIPT. Shelved Aisle 7.