London: Printed for James Knapton, 1689. First Edition. 12mo., 258 pages; VG; bound in contemporary tan leather boards, rebacked with new spine, paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; both boards have moderate wear, gilt signet to middle with seal of 'The Society of Writers to the Signet'; turn-in has a signle blind-roll of floral design; board edges have some gilt; verso of ffep has sticker; title page has the ink names of two previous owners, one dated 1766; James II and VII 1633-1701 was King of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII, from 1685 until he was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. "And thus ended th short Reign of James the Second: of whom it may be said much like that which was spoken of Richard the Second. That he loat his Kingdom rather by his own ill management and Irregularities, then by the pernicious Councels or practices of others" (page 258); consignment; shelved case 9.
Philadelphia: R. H. Baist, 1938-1965. Elephant Folios, 4 volumes; VG-; 1/2 bound in maroon cloth with mustard cloth boards; hardcover, some wear. Contents very good. 141 detailed maps, based on surveys conducted by Baist's employees, showing not only major landmarks and government buildings, but the location of nearly every structure in Washington, including houses color coded by the type of material used to build their exteriors; Title information mounted on pastedown, index on ffep; extremely scarce, the only copies on sale at the time of listing; extremely heavy, please contact for accurate shipping costs; AS consignment; shelved poster bin.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1933. First US Edition. Octavo in orange boards with dust jacket. (VG/VG) minor shelf wear, light bumping to head and tail of spine. Binding strong, text clean, text block slightly sun faded. Dust jacket now encased in a protective mylar covering. Some discoloration from tape on back end papers. 312 pages. [DJ spine has orange and gold spine with B&W photo and black text. SHELVED: Rockville, Copier room shelf INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: from Alonzo, Lara & Jean. and to To Lucy, my real life Helene. Vicki B.
London: Paper Tiger, 2001. First Edition. Quarto in black cloth boards, with dust jacket, VG/VG: some edge- and shelfwear, minor bumping to edges, corners of boards, and head and tail of spine. Interior is clean. SIGNED BY ARTHUR C. CLARKE and authors DURANT and MILLER on bookplates affixed to half-title page. Small smudge to Miller's signature. Also includes a note from Durant on USO stationary. Binding strong, text and illustrations clean. DJ protected by mylar sleeve. In very good condition. ISBN 1855858843. A wonderful collector's item. Consignment. [DJ spine has black background and white text. Shelved in Case 11].
Paris: Fernand Mourlot, 1972. Folio, 199pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Minor bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean, encased by a protective mylar wrap. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Text is in French. I.R. Consignment. Shelved on Front Table; spine is white with black text.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1896. First Edition. 8vo., 401 pages; G; bound in publishers aqua cloth, spine has white lettering; rubbing to corners, sun-fading to spine; ads in rear uncut; slight fraying to head and tail of spine; water-stain to upper fore corner, going through entire volume, stain to front cover and rear cover, very small amount on interior, does not impact text; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; boards shaken, with webbing partially visible on pastedown gutters; MA consignment.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1899. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 96 pp., VG-; gray paper-backed pictorial boards with black lettering and illustration; spine age-toned to brown; spine re-backed with gray cloth (turned-in over endpapers), original paper label laid down; head and tail of paper label to original spine chipped off, mild bumping to head of cloth spine; bumping and chipping to edges, particularly corners; mild age-toning to boards and to margins of interior; light staining to bottom of front cover; beveled fore- and bottom-edge of text-block; text printed on heavy gray paper; square tearing to front paste-down, likely from removal of bookplate; MA consignment; shelved Case 0.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. First book edition. Octavo, approximately 650pp. Hardcover in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Rebound. First book edition, being two volumes bound together as one. Includes original wrappers for the monthly publications bound in at rear, as well as original advertisements. Half-bound leather and decorative paper and matching end papers. Spine has five raised bands with gilt text and decoration. Mild rubbing to leather to spine and corners. Head edge gilt. Previous owner's book-plate to paste-down end page. Text is bright and clean with only minor foxing and age-toning. Binding is sturdy. Edition points: The word "pricipal" is uncorrected in volume two, pp.115, line 38. G.G. CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #4 Spine is dark green leather with gilt text.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
New York: Random House, 1949. First Edition. 4to., unpaginated; G/none; spine white with black lettering; eight thin horizontal strips of tape holding wraps around the spine, two long vertical strips along both hinges on the lower half; rubbing and wear to all edges of boards; moderate wear to head and tail of spine; interior clean, with very light age-toning; SIGNED by Dr. Seuss opposing title page, with a drawing labeled 'Extra Special Oobleck'; TS consignment; shelved case 14.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First Edition, First Issue. The author's third collection features nine short stories. "The Rich Boy" contains one of Fitzgerald's most quoted passages: "Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. They possess and enjoy early, and it does something to them, makes them soft where we are hard, and cynical where we are trustful, in a way that, unless you were born rich, it is very difficult to understand". As with his other collections, its release was timed to follow the completion of his most recent novel, The Great Gatsby. As nice a copy as we've ever seen. Hardcover with near-perfect dust jacket. 267 pages. 8vo., 267pp.; VG/VG; dust jacket spine tan with black lettering; price uncut; green cloth boards, bright gilt lettering on spine; This is a true first issue of the first edition: the date on the title page, 1926, matches the date on the copyright page. The type at page 38, lines 6-9 (left), page 248, lines 21-24 (right) and the page number "90" is more battered on later printings. This copy exhibits no such battering. A true first issue.; small bumping to rear lower corner, created a tiny chip to dust jacket. Other than that, there is no sign of damage to the dust jacket. As nice of a copy as we've ever seen; interior clean; RD Consignment. Shelved Case #2.
New York: Printed by Edmunt Blunt, 1812. Seventh Edition. 8vo., 311pp., 63pp. appendix, 10pp ads; VG; spine paneled brown leather with a red label and gilt lettering; brown leather boards have moderate wear, including rubbing and scratches, bumping to corners, lower hinge on front board splitting; some foxing and age-toning to pages, mild scattered water marks; some pages pressed slightly askew; ads for Blunts on both pastedowns, page 179/180; page 187 has two lines crossed out; has 14 plates, four of which are folded; includes a foldout map of The Bay Of Chesapeake From Its Entrance To Baltimore, including part of Washington DC, just 21 years after its founding; TG consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Carnival Books, 1953. Second Edition. 8vo; 130pp; illustrated softcover stapled pulp; moderate rubbing and wear; spine chipped and worn; top corner at spine shows old dampstain; minor chipping and soiling with some surface loss to illustrated wraps; text block wattled; contents slightly age-toned; overall a good copy. [Spine; blue letters on white]. [NOTE: DM Consignment... Alert Rockville].
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1905. First edition. Octavo, 209pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Spine is beige with beige text on gray box at head. Bumping and shelf-wear. Minor rubbing, chipping and soiling to dust jacket. Sunning to spine of jacket. Attractive green top-stain. Cloth-bound boards are bright and clean. Previous owner's bookplate to front paste-down end page. Age-toning to end papers. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. YF CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
New York: The Publishers Printing Co. 1908. First Edition. 8vo., 333pp., v; VG; bound in brown cloth, dull gilt lettering on spine; boards have mild rubbing and wear, 4 small spots of fading on spine; white lettering and pictorial image on front cover; bookplate on front pastedown; SIGNED flat by Harry Houdini on ffep, vertical signature; frontispiece with tissue guard; gutter beginning to tear at first page of illustrations, as appears normal; boards slightly shaken; mild bumping to corners; KS consignment; shelved case 5.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1999. Signed Edition. 8vo., 337pp; VG; bound in fine black genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on cover, gilt text block; silk ribbon; in excellent condition; with a note about the book and certificate of authenticity loose within; ZG consignment; shelved case 7.
Norwalk, Ct. Easton Press, 2006. Signed First Edition. 8vo, 210pp.; VG; bound in fine dark green genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on covers; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; in excellent condition; INSCRIBED on title page by Edward Kennedy to his Daughter-in-law, Victoria Gifford-Kennedy. "To Vicki / With Love / Ted Kennedy"; lacking limitation page, presumably due to this being a presentation copy; VK consignment.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. 1970. First Edition. thick 8vo., 1038pp.; VG/G; spine brown with tan lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has numerous chips, including large chips to head and tail of spine, with chipping occurring along all edges; interior slightly age-toned; INSCRIBED by Charles Lindbergh to Hunter Harris, with the additional signature of Anne M. Lindbergh, his wife from 1929–1974 (his death); Hunter Harris, Jr. was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander in Chief, Pacific Air Forces (CINCPACAF) from 1964 to 1967, and is addressed by Lindbergh as 'my old friend and fellow air force officer; JH consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934. Limited Edition, #904/1500. small 4to., 130pp.; VG; bound in light brown full natural lambskin, stamped, with gold embossed medallion on front, gilt lettering on spine; housed in a G+ slipcase. original paper label, some water damage to slipcase only, does not impact book; top edge of text block gilt, others deckled; some mild rubbing and wear to volume; small bookplate on front pastedown; signed on colophon by Ruth Reeves; ZG consignment; shelved limited editions club.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1970. first edition. VG+/VG+. 8vo in quarter-cloth illustrated black boards. DJ is black w/ text in blue and orange on cover and spine. Both boards and DJ have light shelf and edgewear. Foxing along top of textblock, and spine slightly bowed, otherwise in excellent condition. 336 pp. Shelved Media Studies.
Gorlicii [Gorlice]: Fritsch, 1583. 8vo., , A1-R4; VG; in wraps; front cover is the title page, with some age-toning, two words in ink written along lower fore edge, 3 numbers along upper fore corner; a piece of patterned paper along spine, tattered; some sparse and scattered underlining and marginalia; wear to corners; wide margins along fore and lower edge, cut close along upper edge; 25 lines handwritten on rear cover in Latin; TG consignment; shelved case 4.
Venetiis [Venice]: Aldus, 1521. 8vo., 230pp.; VG; spine brown with maroon label and gilt letetring; bound in original Venetian morocco, ornamented with gold tooling, gilt edges; front cover has impressed in gold 'M. F. Quintilianus', rear cover 'IA. OB.'; slight waviness to pages; bookplate on front pastedown; head of spine slightly separating; mild bumping to corners; The Institutio Oratoria is a textbook on the theory and practice of rhetoric by Roman rhetorician Quintilian, published around 95 CE.; TG consignment; shelved case 4.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1934. Fourteenth printing; signed. Octavo in yellow hardcovers with black letters; in good condition; moderate soiling; boards show substantial fraying around edges; tears on spine; author's signature on front end page; paper sunned; text and illustrations clean; pp. 361; shelved in Case # 5.
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833. First U.S. Edition. 8vo., 197pp., 21pp. ads; G+; spine light brown, damaged tan label with black lettering; 1/4 bound, light brown-colored cloth and drab paper boards; moderate wear, including rubbing and shelfwear to boards, drops of water staining to boards, some peeling to corners; gutter between first and second endpapers open, but spine still attached; two cracks to front hinge; original printed paper spine label present, but parts are worn, most words legible, although the 'Fr' of Frankenstein has been worn off completely; half-title, title page present; moderate foxing throughout; pages not cut evenly; YS consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: The Viking Press, 1962. Limited First Edition. 8vo., 10 pp., VG/G-; pamphlet with light brown paper dust jacket with red and light brown lettering on the cover; small red mark to bottom of cover, "STEINBECK" written vertically front and back along the spine, tearing to head and tail of spine, wear and minor soiling to dust jacket; small stain at the top of front free endpaper, half-title page, and title page; interior clean except for rusting to two staples at hinge with rust staining to hinge on pp. 7-10; limited printing of 3,200 copies stated on printer's imprint/copyright page; black and white frontispiece photograph by Paul Farber; KT CONSIGNMENT; shelved Case 2.
New York: Covici | Friede, 1935. First edition. Octavo, 316pp. Hardcover without jacket. Bumping and shelf-wear. Moderate edge-wear to cloth-bound boards, including faint soiling to spine. Boards bowed. Blue top-stain. Front fly-leaf has been been cut from binding. Cracked between half-title and title page. Sticker to rear paste-down end page and rear fly-leaf. Binding shakes. Good copy only. Shelve: CASE #2 Spine is beige with blue text.
New York: Viking Press, 1939. First Edition. 8vo, 619pp.; VG/VG; dust jacket spine tan and pictorial with blue and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylr covering, price cut; front flap states first edition; stamp on front flap reading "$275"; mild wear to dust jacket, including a minuscule tear on top edge of front cover, mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; copyright page states "First published in April 1939"; endpapers with "Battle Hymn of the Republic;" mild spotting to fore edge of text block; minor foxing to endpapers, interior clean; RD Consignment; shelved Case #2.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921. Limited Edition, #825/1060. 8vos., 26 volumes; VG; all volumes bound uniformly in blue linen cloth, with paper spine labels, all edges deckled, patterned endpapers, each volume numbered on limitation page; volume 1 initialed on limitation page by Lloyd Osbourne, an American author and the stepson of Robert Louis Stevenson; minimal to no shelfwear; AS consignment; shelved above military history; heavy set, for shipping costs please contact us.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1923. First American Edition, 1/250 copies. 4to., 96pp.; VG/no DJ; 1/4 vellum over gray boards, gilt lettering on spine; housed in a custom gray slipcase, with a custom gray dust jacket; Professionally re-bound with new end papers and original spine; some wear and soiling to vellum on spine; pages slightly wavy; interior clean; All 48 illustration and 48 calligraphic textual plates intact, all plates and text mounted on gray paper as issued; First American edition, bound from plates from the British edition and one of 250 copies thus, with the remaining 1750 copies by Harrap in London; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont.
London: David Nutt, 1900. First Edition. Set of three small quartos in 3/4 purple cloth and burgundy leather; VG; six-band embossed spine with gold letters; vol. 1 end page loose; strong binding; deckle edges; text in small print; app. 400 pages each volume; ffep of volume 1 loose; GP consignment; please contact us for shipping costs; shelved above middle east.
New York: Interview Magazine, 1980. folio; VG; magazine; mild wear, appropriate with a lightly read magazine, including minor bumping to head and tail of spine; INSCRIBED by Andy Warhol on the front cover; Interview is an American magazine founded in late 1969 by artist Andy Warhol and British journalist John Wilcock; GJ consignment; shelved case 11.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1931. First Edition. small 4to., 114pp.; VG; spine tan with brown lettering; pictorial front board; protected with a thin mylar sheet; mild shelfwear, particularly in slight rubbing to corners; mild age-toning to pages; SIGNED on dedication page by Frank Lloyd Wright, "From one Princetonean to another"; JP consignment; shelved case 11.