Washington, DC: Printed In Pursuance of a Resolution of the U.S. Senate, Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, 1852. First Edition. Quarto, 159 pages; G; contemporary full black cloth binding; spine unmarked; marked shelf and edgewear to boards; rubbing and fraying at all edges and folds, corners bumped, significant age toning to boards, significant moisture staining to rear board and spine; crown and several large sections of spine loose and dangling, with lining exposed; both joints markedly worn; front board literally hanging by a thread; age toning to textblock, minor deterioration to rear of block; foxing to endpages, and light foxing to rest of pages; includes two of three fold-out maps tipped in on front endpage; on 6 pages after title page are paste-down newspaper cutouts from "The North American" (Feb 22, 1846), and "The Evening Transcript" (Jan 14, 1853), and an undated, unsourced article, describing sermons given in Pennsylvania, Boston, and New York, respectively; remaining pages are numbered square breakdowns of the blocks and lots presented in the maps; housed in a mylar enclosure; shelved above Case 2.
Urban Studies [Dupont Only]
Relating to city planning & management, social patterns, mass transit, etc.
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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.
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1944. First Edition. Quarto 221 pages, VG/G+; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has several small closed and open tears, has several pieces of tape on the inside, has rubbing and discoloration throughout; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has heavy bumping on the fore edge corners, boards have minor warping; pages have minor age toning and warping; profusely illustrated with maps and photographs; contains a two part separate map of the master plan; shelved case 9.
Dhaka, Bangladesh: ARCASIA, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. large square 4tos., 278 pp. [Vol. 1], 301 pp. [Vol. 2]; VG/VG; house in VG- slipcase; off-white cloth-covered spines and boards; very slight cocking to spines; soiling to boards of Vol. 1, incl. fingerprint marks and smudging to top corner of front board; interiors clean; creasing to bottom corners of pp. 275-278 [Vol. 1]; shelfwear to paper dust jackets, incl. chipping and tearing to head and tail of spine, bumping to corners [Vol. 1], bumping to edges and corners [Vol. 2]; white cloth-covered cardboard slipcase with vertical paper strip stating publisher affixed to spine, black text; moderate shelfwear and a torn orange paper insert partially repaired with tape; shelved under review table.
Chicago, Illinois: Paul Theobald and Company, 1955. First Edition. Quarto, 286; VG/VG-; spine is black with faded white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering; has price uncut '$8.75', has minor wear along thew top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners, has a small open tear, spine has minor discoloration; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages clear; shelved urban studies.
New York: Orion Press, 1964. 1964 Reprint. Oblong quarto, 344 pages; VG/VG-; spine orange, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners slightly bumped; small closed tear at upper left corner of jacket front; some wear to crown and tail of jacket spine; price uncut '$22.50'; profusely illustrated with black and white drawings and photos; pages clean; shelved Front Counter.
Boston: Beacon Press, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Octavio, 180 pages; VG/VG-; spine yellow with blue and black titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$8.95', mild shelfwear and rubbing, small fading and rubbing to spine, small closed tear to upper front cover; text block yellowed; shelved case 1.