Albany, NY: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford, State Printers, 1896. 8vo., 1024 pp., VG-; black cloth boards, copper lettering to spine; overall wear to boards with scattered superficial material loss, bumping to corners; starting hinge between title page and p. 3, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; bumping to head and tail of spine, cloth torn to back towards head, lettering faded yet legible, "VOL. 1 / 1896" stated to tail; age-toning/foxing to text-block, creasing to bottom corners of pp. 41-171 visible from text-block; mild age-toning and scattered foxing/other minor imperfections to interior, text clear and legible; though header of report to p. 3 states State of New York Assembly "No. 53" in session Feb. 11, 1896, no other page other than p. 7 does it also state "No. 53," all other pages state "No. 98"; lacks VOL. 2: text to p. 1024 ends abruptly, pagination likely continuous between the two vols.; shelved Case 1.
Academic/Misc. Periodicals [Not for Rockville]
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Arkham House, 1967-1971. First Collected Edition. 8vo., 348 pp., VG; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; very mild shelfwear to boards; mild age-toning, scratching, and shelfwear to text-block; very mild aged paste-staining to endpapers; interior clean and bright, several pages uncut to top corners; contains the entire ten (10) issue run of the Arkham Collector magazine; shelved Case 8.
New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1879. Periodical. Octavo; VG-/wraps; beige spine with no text, perfect-bound; black text on front cover; soiling to upper left of front cover,shelf wear and chipping on all front and back cover and edges; age toning to text block but otherwise clean; pp 27; else very good; [Shelved in Ephemera Binder].
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 144 pp., [50 pp.], VG-/VG-; white and black lettering to tan spine, black-and-white photograph to front cover; fading to spine, lettering legible; shelfwear to covers, chipping with material loss to head of spine, slight superficial material loss to corners; price clipped; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; fading to spine (lettering slightly affected yet bright and legible); wear to boards, mild spotting with gray discoloration towards hinge of spine to front board; boards shaken/cocked, no shelf lean, binding strong, casing somewhat loose, boards firmly attached to text-block; age-toning/wear to text-block, scattered foxing to top, slight foxing to fore-edge; starting hinge to back of copy between 2 unpaginated black-and-white photographic plates; recto of bfep stuck to verso of last photographic plate to top margin of leaves at gutter; very occasional mild foxing to interior, text clear and legible; "First Printing, 1965" stated to copyright page; contains unpaginated section of photographs courtesy of Sports Magazine to back of volume; INSCRIPTION to title page reads "For Don Loos / with every best wish and memories of shooting baskets together years ago / John McPhee / December 1, 1965"; LP consignment; shelved Case 5, Dupont.
Lahore, Pakistan: Ashraf Islamic Publishers [AIP], 1990. tall 8vos., VG-; maroon faux leather cloth boards, gold lettering to spines, gold/blue decorative motif to front boards, green silk ribbons (faded to tops of text-blocks); bumping to head and tail of spines, cocking to spines (more so to Vols. 3A-3B), rubbing to spines (see notes); occasional denting to edges/covers of boards, mild wear; mild age-toning to text-blocks; occasional buckling to leaves/endpapers; occasional fading to text yet legible (more so towards end of Vol. 4B), occasional fingerprint and other markings; VOL. 1A [small dent with material loss towards left corner of front board, boards somewhat shaken, starting hinge to back endpapers, shelf lean, binding sturdy]; VOL. 1B [rubbing with superficial material loss to back cover, back board shaken, starting hinge between verso of p. 467 to p. 468, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; small closed tears to top edges of pp. 408-419 visible from text-block]; VOL. 2A [front board somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding strong]; VOL. 2B ["ASHRAF" logo to tail of spine mostly obscured; front board somewhat shaken, starting hinge to front board, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; small open tear to ffep]; VOL. 3A [boards cocked, front board shaken, starting hinge between verso of first blank page and recto of second blank page, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; "HR" in "ASHRAF" logo to tail of spine mostly obscured]; VOL. 3B [boards cocked/somewhat shaken, starting hinge to front board, shelf lean, binding strong]; VOL. 4A [boards somewhat shaken, shelf lean, binding sturdy; closed tear to ffep repaired with tape to bottom of verso]; VOL. 4B [back board shaken, starting hinge to back endpapers, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; tear with material loss to bottom of bfep]; an attractive and legible despite imperfections; set measures 9 1/2"; please contact us for expedited/international shipping; shelved above Case 12.
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vos., VG/no DJs; HCs: dark gray cloth boards; gold lettering to red title block, gold decorative motif to spine and front board; bumping to head and tail of spine, particularly to tail of spine of Vol. 1; very mild shelfwear to boards; interiors clean; VOL. 1 [REMEDIES FOR PROSPERITY: TRANSLATION, 324 pp.]; VOL. 2 [REMEDIES FOR PROSPERITY: COMMENTARY, 425 pp.]; VOL. 3 [REMEDIES FOR ADVERSITY: TRANSLATION, 338 pp.]; VOL. 4 [REMEDIES FOR ADVERSITY: COMMENTARY, 532 pp.; very slight creasing/tearing to top corners of pp. 69-76; small black smudge to bottom corner of text-block]; VOL. 5 [REFERENCES, 563 pp.; very slight creasing/tearing to top corner of pp. 31-32; small black smudge to bottom corner of text-block]; an attractive set in very nice condition; shelved above Greek and Latin.
New York: A. Wessels, 1909. Presumed First Edition. 8vo., 361 pp., VG-/no DJ; blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, horizontal crease above "A. WESSELS' logo to tail of spine (lettering affected yet legible; bumping to corners of boards, cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; ex libris bookplate to front paste-down, square area of age-toning to ffep from bookplate; age-toning to interior, slight fading to text (legible), occasional marginalia in pencil; INSCRIBED by Post to first blank page, dated "Chicago / Dec 1909"; Post served as Assistant Secretary of Labor from 1913-1920 under the Wilson administration; shelved Case 1.
Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1953. Second Edition. Folio, pictorial matte white paper wraps, no lettering to white and gray pictorial spine; 24 pages, leaves unbound; G+; mild overall wear to wraps, mild creasing/wear to edges and hinges, slight fraying to head and tail, tear to head; fingerprint marks and other mild imperfections to covers, brown scattered residue to back cover (lettering affected yet legible); minor imperfections to interior, text and graphics unaffected; text in French; this issue published in conjunction with the opening of the Galerie Maeght in Paris on April 17, 1953; incomplete volume: lacks pages 11-16 and 21-22; shelved Rockville Non-Retail room.
Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1962. Limited Edition, #563/725. tall 8vo., 410 pp., i-xv pp., VG; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; rounding to spine, bumping to tail; bright gilt top, mild wear to text-block; dark brown discoloration to fore-edge of gilt top; mild age-toning to text-block; ex-library: embossed stamp "Library of Giancarlo Cavagna [GAC] with "03" in blue ink to half-title page; embossed "University of Western Ontario London Library" stamp to title page and p. 101; faded "U.W.O. LIBRARY" stamp to all sides of text-block, though most visible to gilt top; very occasional stains/waving to interior, text affected yet clear and legible; marginalia in pencil mostly to pp. xiv-xv; No. 563 of 725 numbered copies; shelved case 1.
London, UK: The Hogarth Press, 1933. Reprint. Reprint of 1929 New Edition. Small Octavo; VG-/Fair (Mylar protected); Yellowing spine with blue letters; DJ protected by Mylar, edges frayed, age-yellowing spine is torn in multiple places to the point where some pieces are missing, this does not affect the readability of the lettering, advertising for other editions published by author appears on rear cover; Boards strong; some foxing around front and back hinges and on textblock edges, textblock colored by age but is otherwise clean; pp 305.