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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New Market, VA: Townsend Book Bindery, n.d. Facsimile Reprint. Large Quarto; VG; pp 135; brown spine without text; no jacket; originally published, 1883; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; gilt titles to front; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; limited edition plate to front pastedown; this is number 58 of 500 copies; profusely illustrated; tight binding.
Paris: E. Andriveau-Goujon, 1870. Nouvelle édition. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps, bumped corners, blind-stamped design; Interior is folded color map, 62 x 91 cm (dissected panels mounted on linen), scale 1:7,285,000, 4 inset maps, “No. 24” at top right edge of map; Foxing on verso of linen, else clean and tight; Title and map key in French. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
Milsons Point: Mynah, 2003. Folio; VG; Hardcover in portfolio; Spine, blue with gold print; Portfolio in glossy illustrated paper, handle on fore edge, clean and bright; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; CD-Rom in pocket affixed to front flyleaf; xxi, 618 pages, 1 CD-Rom, illustrated (color). [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.].
Boston: Walker Lith & Pub. Co., 1894. 12mo; G-; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is grey with black print, edgewear, creasing, smudging; Text block (Index, 31 pages) has mild age-toning to paper; Large folded map (color) affixed to rear cover, has tears to folds. Shelved in Netdesk office, 15's Ephemera Box 2.
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.
Chicago: The National Library Association, 1893. Quarto; G-; brown spine without text; cloth shows noticeable soiling to exterior; blind-stamped borders to front and rear; chipping to spine edges; rubbing wear to edges otherwise; worn corners; gilt lettering and illustration to front; slightly bowed boards; text block marbled; exterior edges modestly toned; patterned endpapers; broken hinges, as is; minor chips to edges to few pages; profusely illustrated; interior mildly toned; pp 250.
Chicago and New York: Rand, McNally & Co., 1899. Large Quarto; pp 353; Poor condition hardcover; dark green spine with black text; cloth shows soiling to exterior; slight fraying to spine edges; lightly bumped corners; lightly sunned spine; slight wear to exterior; marbled text block has lightly faded exterior edges; cracking to gutters and hinges, loosened binding; green patterned endpapers; frontispiece; interior has slight toning toward edges; illustrated; See photos for details. 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, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1896. First Edition. Octavo, 277 pages; G+; rebound in black library binding, with original spine preserved; presumed ex-library, with usual marks; spine with black bonded leather, and gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and some soiling; mild wear to edges of preserved spine; scraping to upper right corner of title page and first page; contains six large fold out maps; pages clean; shelved Case 1.
Leipzig, Germany: Karl Baedeker, 1914. Seventh Edition. Octavo, 458 pages; G; full binding of red cloth; spine with gilt lettering; moderate shelf wear; closed tears at head and tail of spine; small closed tears at upper edge of back cover; all edges marbled; tanning to pages; both hinges split; contains maps throughout; two ribbon bookmarks; pages clean LJ consignment; shelved Middle Room.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with white print; DJ has light edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in tan cloth, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xxiv, 404 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w).
Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1953. Folio; VG- hardcover; black spiral binding with no text; boards have moderate shelf wear with marks and residual stains in front and to the rear otherwise boards are in tact; text block is moderately age toned with tanning on the top and bottom of the title page and slight discoloration of pages otherwise clean; 28p. Shelved in Netdesk office, just above the leather-bound African game hunting books on the Ephemera bookshelf.
Buenos Aires: Emece Editores, 1991. First edition. Quarto; First edition; VG-; Hardcover; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, pastedown illustration on front, light shelfwear but clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Text in Spanish; 70 pages, illustrated (b&w). [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.].
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1970. Revised Edition. Large Thin Octavo; VG-/paperback; red spine with white text; revised edition; exterior covers show slight age toning to front; lightly sunned spine; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; fully intact binding; text block edges have mild tone; interior clean; illustrated; pp 127.
London: James Duncan, 1830. First Edition. 10mo., iv, 338 pages; VG; bound in smooth green cloth, paper label with black titling to spine; spine faded, label with some wear and rubbing; mild rubbing and wear to boards; front gutter beginning to show; with 2 folding maps and two plates, as called for; fore and lower edges uncut; minor offsetting and page imprints from maps; scarce; shelved case 9.
Warszawa: Panstwowe Przedsiebiorstwo Wydawnictw Kartograficznych, 1986. Second Edition. Thin Quarto; VG-/VG-; beige/green/pink pictorial spine without text; second edition; dust jacket has mild sunning to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth shows only mild wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have slight tone; illustrated; interior clean; pp 56.
New York: Arno Press/Crown Publishers, Inc., 1978. Reprinted. Small Folio; G/G-; red spine with blue and white text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; small chips to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior edges; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington: James J. Chapman, 1888. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, red with faded gold print, call number label at bottom; Boards in red cloth, library labels on front and rear, tattered spine caps, bumped corners, edgewear, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, loose library bookplate laid in, library pocket and library name in ink on rear endpapers, owner name in ink on rear flyleaf, owner name stamp on front flyleaf and title page, mild age toning to paper; vi pages, 64 plates (b&w maps, some folded).
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.
Athens, Greece: AdVenture SA, 2019. Octavo; VG-; dark purple spine with silver text; no jacket; cloth has small stain to spine; otherwise slight exterior wear; slight lean to spine; text block edges show minimal wear; stamped text to half title page; interior clean; frontispiece; tight binding; illustrated; pp 175.
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.
Delray Beach: Levenger Press in association with the Library of Congress, 2015. First edition. Folio; 1st edition; VG; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, illustrated pastedown on front, clean and strong; Text block with gold ribbon marker, clean and tight ; Signed in ink by author Ehrenberg on the title page; viii, 111 pages, illustrated (color), 2 color folded maps in pockets on front and rear pastedowns. [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.].
West Point, NY: Department of Military Art and Engineering, United States Military Academy, 1950. Large Oblong Quarto; G; blue spine without text; no jacket; cloth shows modest exterior wear; slight overall age toning; slightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block edges have age darkened; previous owner's name to ffep; slightly cocked spine; unpaginated; illustrated.
Philadelphia PA: Franklin Survey Company, 1943. First Edition. Elephant Folio; VG-; Three quarter leather binding; Gilt lettering on spine, leather title with gilt lettering on front board; Wear to leather spine, some missing leather and fraying at corners and head/tail of spine; Cloth boards are faded, with some rubbing; Plat maps separated by cloth tabs with gilt numbers (1-34, Street, Sub-div, Index, Utility); Interior in great shape, all colors bright, minor wear to the text block edges and light toning; 34 double page plates backed by linen; Extremely scarce item. Shelved in Poster Bin; NOTE: Book is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping;.
New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1976. First U.S. Edition. Large Thin Octavo; G/G; purple spine with white text; dust jacket has modest shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; mildly toned flaps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
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.
Philadelphia: G.M. Hopkins & Co, 1871. Reprint of 1871 Edition; Folio; VG-; Maroon spine with gold text; Boards have severe rubbing to the front exterior but have solid binding; Text block is minimally age-tone with discoloring to edges and top margins otherwise clean; 82p. 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.
London: J. Newberry, 1758. First Edition, Second Issue. 16mo; G+; Contemporary calf with plain paneled spine; housed in a custom gray cloth clamshell; Front board separated, with ffep through first map attached to front board; lacking title page; sticker to front pastedown 'Sold by J. Manning, book-seller, in Launceston'; with frontispiece, preface leaf, B & W maps, index leaf;; All 52 maps are not tinted, all black and white. Book does not have Africa error or printed correction on index (second issue); Consignment; Shelved Case 3.
London: Directorate of Military Survey & Geographical Section General Staff, 1945. Seventh edition. Quarto (oblong); 7th edition; VG; Hardcover; Spine, binding folds; Boards in brown cloth with black print, three-hole bound with brown cloth ribbon, wear to spine caps and corners, smudging/shelfwear, rubbing; Text block consists of unnumbered folded leaves of large color maps covering most areas of the planet, some tearing, some pencil and ink notation (chiefly noting area of each folded map); "For Official Use Only"-- Front cover. [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.].
California: The Book Club of California, 1950. First Limited Edition. Small Folio; VG; Bound in black and red boards with red leatherette spine and gold lettering; Printed on thick parchment paper with deckle edges; The book contains historical accounts of the exploration including 29 maps of San Francisco Bay, 9 maps of the Town of San Francisco and larger folded maps of the San Francisco area; Slight age toning to page edges; Offset along front and rear hinge including head and tail; Rubbing along joints and bumping to head and tail; 140 pp; Limited Edition of 375 copies; Shelved Upstairs Middle Room.
Paris: H. Welter, 1900. Limited edition. Quarto; Limited edition, 371/380; Fair+; Ex-library; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover is grey with black print, toning and creasing to spine, peripheral toning, small tears/chipping to spine ends, light stains to bottom edge, spotting/foxing, smudging & shelfwear; Text block has cracked front hinge so that initial signature is attached only by a thread, deckle edges, intermittent spine breaks, uncut pages; Text in French; lxii, 420 pages, frontispiece (color map), illustrated (b&w). [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.].
Paris: Librairie Tross, 1872. Limited edition. Quarto; Limited edition, 160/225; Fair+; Ex-library; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover is cream with black print, toning and creasing to spine, peripheral toning, chipping to spine caps, edges, corners, smudging & rubbing, library stamp on front; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, deckle edges with toning, spine broken at p. 208 so that remaining portion of text block and rear cover are attached only by a thread, pages are uncut; Text in French; 230 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.].
New York: E. Belcher Hyde, 1912. First Edition. Octavo, 24 pages, 472 pages of color maps; VG; newly rebound in burgundy cloth, black label with gilt lettering to spine, previous board covers preserved, including distinct gilt titling on front cover; title page has some chipping to edges; detailed hand-colored maps extending from Battery Park north to 228th Street; shelved case 13.
Netherlands: Lausanne / Amsterdam, Sequioa / Elsevier, 1966. Facsimile Edition. Elephant folio (22" x 13.5"), unpaginated; VG; spine paneled light brown leather with title and name of author in gilt on black and red title labels;gilt vignette of a coat of arms stamped on front board; some wear to spine gilt; text in Dutch; tan cloth slipcase with the same coat of arms as front cover of book stamped on front in gilt; some wear to slipcase, especially at corners and edges; 32 colored plates, most of maps, that span a double page; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above mythology.
London: Edward Stanford, 1906. Third edition. 12mo; 3rd edition; G; Hardcover; Spine, blue without print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, moisture stain to front top fore corner, mottled fading, warping; Interior is folded color map, 63 x 58 cm (dissected and mounted on linen), scale [1:63,360], stain to front endpapers at top fore corner, else clean and tight. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 10, in Netdesk office.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1930. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 536 pages; VG; full binding of brown cloth; spine faded to orange, with black lettering; mild shelf wear; previous owner's name at front free end paper; contains fold-out maps; pages clean; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2. LJ CONSIGN. SHELVED IN MIDDLE ROOM.
Taipei, Taiwan: Academia Sinica Digital Center, 2014. Revised Edition. Quarto, 444 pages; VG; spine is gray-blue with silver lettering; front cover has a beige label with black lettering; binding has minimal wear; pages clear; housed in publisher's pictorial slipcase; profusely illustrated; text in Chinese with English translation; shelved front table.
Maplewood, NJ; Ann Arbor: Hammond Incorporated; The University of Michigan Press, 1976. Quarto; pp 138; G-/Fair; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows noticeable wear to exterior; chips to edges; soiled rear; cloth has some spot stains to exterior; light sunning to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; endpapers are adhered to flaps, as is; profusely illustrated;.