Albany: James B. Lyon, 1894 - 1896. First Editions. Large Octavos, Five Volumes; G+; Full brown buckram (20th century rebind) with red and black spine labels and gilt letter; Boards show light bumping to corners and heads/tails of spine, with very light shelfwear overall; Textblocks have very light age-toning to edges, some minor shelfwear to bottom edges, moderate plus uneven aget-toning to leaves near front and back (with some instances of crumbling edges), and one library-stamp to titlepage of each volume; Ex-library ("Historical Records Survey New York City"). RWO-LC. CONTENTS: Vol. I. "1664-1719" (xxii, 1092 pages) -- Vol. II. "1720-1737" (, 1113 pages) -- Vol. III. "1739-1755" (, 1181 pages) -- Vol. IV. "1756-1769" (, 1187 pages) -- Vol. V. "1770-1775" (, 931 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].
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New York; Albany: Isaac Riley; E. F. Backus, 1811 - 1823. Second Edition. Large Octavos, Twenty Volumes; G+; Full calf, with morocco spine labels, gilt lettering, and tooled volume numbers to spines; Boards show moderate wear to bottom edges, light bumping to corners, light chipping to head/tails of spines, and light plus shelfwear overall; More substantial chipping to top and bottom of spine on Volume 9; Significant cracking to leather along joints on volumes 4, 7, and 9; Textblocks show moderate age-toning to edges, light shelfwear to bottom edges, light to moderate uneven age-toning to pages throughout interiorly, occasional creases to pages, and various ownership inscriptions to several volumes; Possibly constructed of mixed editions, but all privately bound as a single set. RWO-LC. [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].
[Washington, D.C.]: [Blair & Rives], . First Edition. Octavo, 1075 pages; G+; Half bound in brown calf with marbled paper boards; Gilt titling and ruling to spine; Leather of spine rubbed and worn, with some flaking; Rubbing to edges and corners of boards; Previous owner's name stamped in center of title page, and written and stamped on first page of text; Text block slightly age-toned and somewhat foxed; Lacking two frontispieces found in some copies. RWO.
Boston, New-England: Printed by Edes and Gill, printers to the Honorable House of Representatives, 1771 . First Edition. Quarto, 195,  pages; Fair; bound in three quarters early leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with worm label and gilt titling; moderate rubbing to boards and spine; housed in matching quarter pebbled blue cloth and blue cloth slipcase and chemise, interiors marbled paper; front board and ffep detached, modern adhesive tape to both front and rear gutters; some light but consistent pencil marginalia throughout; Q1/Q2 with old signs of a paperclip, very small tear; ink stain to Y1v/Y2r; 2F2 lacking as issued, 3B1 verso blank; RW consignment; shelved case 7.
Boston, MA: The Old Corner Book Store, 1928. Limited Edition, #183/400. 16mo, 31 pages; VG-; quarter white paper binding, boards in blue paper; spine unmarked; mild shelf wear and scuffing; mild age-toning to spine; contains black and white photos; stamped 183 at colophon; signed flat by both contemporary owners of the Old Corner Book Store, Joseph M. Jennings and Richard F. Fuller at colophon; pages clean; shelved Front Case.
Rochester, N. Y. C. Mitzky & Co., 1893. Octavo, 218,  pages; G; bound in publisher's blue pebbled cloth, gilt titling to front cover; water-staining to spine, upper and lower edges of front board, light water-staining to gutter, more pronounced at beginning of volume and quickly becoming isolated to lower gutter and adjacent section of lower edge; pencil name to ffep; sfep detached but present; slight cracking beginning to lower rear gutter; pencil 'x' to corner of color plates; Three color lithographs of types of grapes, being Green Mountain, Brilliant, and Early Ohio; numerous full-page black and white engravings of grapes, in-text illustrations; Pages 201-219 are advertisements; MH consignment; shelved case 10.
New York: New York Common Council, 1836. First Edition. Octavo, vii, pp. 1, 4-370, ; G-; Rebound in blue-grey buckram, with original paper spine labels preserved; Text complete despite pagination, pagination as expected; Boards have light plus wear to corners, some fraying to cloth at head/tail of spine, significant chipping to cloth on spine, tears to cloth along joints, chipping and age-toning to paper spine labels, and light wear/soiling overall; Textblocks show moderate age-toning to edges and pages interiorly, moderate plus foxing to end-papers; Ex-library copy: ex libris ("Y.M.C.A. of New Brunswick") to front pastedown, withdrawal card pocket on back pastedown, and other standard library notation. RWO.
New York: The New York Historical Society, 1870. First Edition. Tall Octavo, xiv, , 560 pages; G+; Full green cloth with black spine label and gilt lettering; Boards show light plus wear to corners and head/tail of spine, and minimal wear overall; Textblock has light plus age-toning to edges, and the ex libris of the "Gunn Memorial Library" appears on the front pastedown. RWO.
New York: The New York Historical Society, 1868. First Edition. Tall Octavo, xviii, , 458 pages; G+; Full green cloth with black spine label and gilt lettering; Boards show light plus wear to corners and head/tail of spine, and minimal wear overall; Textblock has light plus age-toning to edges, and the ex libris of the "Gunn Memorial Library" appears on the front pastedown. RWO.
Hartford: Hudson & Goodwin, 1797. First Edition. Octavo, , 516 pages; G; Full contemporary calf, with heavily faded morocco spine label; Boards show moderate wear overall, with light warping to front and back covers; Textblock has moderate uneven age-toning and staining to edges, light age-toning to pages throughout, ffep is loose (but attached), and ink emendations in an early-19th century hand appear on the contents pages; Evans 32820; ESTC W 29386; Trumbull 1351. RWO.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1916. First Limited Edition, 450 Copies. Octavo, vi, , 190 pages; G; Red cloth, with gilt lettering to spine; Boards show moderate wear overall, with some fraying to cloth at head of spine, light bumping to corners and tail of spine, and some light staining to back covers; Textblock has moderate age-toning to edges; One of 450 copies; RWO.
New York: Cassell & Company, 1886. First Edition. Quarto, 433 pages; bound in modern three-quarters brown leather, black pebbled cloth boards, gilt to front board and spine; very mild wear; text block acid-toned and somewhat brittle; 432/433 gutter with pasted paper, holding inner quarter of two leaves together, causing some tearing; With 36 heliotype plates containing 204 mugshot or headshot records, as well as an image of Byrnes observing a bank robber being prepared for his mugshot and a frontispiece; shelved case 1.
Boston: The Daily Advertiser, 1821. First Edition. Tall Octavo, , 225 pages, [errata leaf]; G; Original light blue boards, with early leather rebacking; Boards show moderate wear to edges, significant damp-staining, and moderate plus wear to leather on spine; Textblock show moderate plus age-toning to untrimmed edges, light wear to edges, moderate foxing to pages throughout interiorly, and occasional pencil emendations to margins; Previously owned by Stephen Pynchon ("S. Pynchon"), who was serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives at the time of the trial (1808 - 1823); Signed "S. Pynchon" in ink on titlepage; Also bears the ownership signature of an "H. Pynchon / Brimfield", and "Charles Gardner" (later a delegate to the Massachusetts House for Brimfield). RWO.
Philadelphia: David Hogan, 1809. First Edition. Slim Octavo, , iii - iv, pp. 5 - 52; VG; Rebound in brown library binding, with original black leather spine and gilt lettering preserved; Boards have light wear overall, with very slight bowing to boards; Text-block has light foxing and age-toning throughout, and signature of previous owner (“E. Hubbard”) in ink on the title-page.; RW consignment; shelved case 8 1/4.
Albany: Packard and Van Benthuysen, 1822. Small Octavo, 38 pages, 34 pages, 42 pages, 5 pages; VG; Rebound in quarter-leather with marbled paper boards and blue label to spine; Boards show very light wear to top and bottom edges, and slight bowing to front and back covers; Text-block has light plus age-toning to edges, minor age-toning to page interiors, light plus foxing to pages 1-6, and scattered ink annotations.; RW consignment; shelved case 8 1/4.
Providence: Knowles and Vose, 1844. Presumed First Edition. Octavo; viii, 594 pages; VG-; Bound in full brown calf with red leather label to spine; Leather much scuffed with numerous small stains; Joints and hinges starting; Minor chipping at head of spine; Annotations to front free-end page; Text block lightly age-toned and foxed; A few scattered ink annotations; Includes “An Act to Secure and Appropriate the Touro Jewish Synagogue Fund” at pp. 476-477. This act recognized the trust established by Abraham Touro to maintain the structure and grounds of what would become known as Touro Synagogue, one of the oldest synagogues in the United States.
Hanover, NH: Hanover Historical Society, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 142 pages; VG/VG; spine gray, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; two small closed tears at upper edge of jacket back; spine cocked; contains black and white illustrations; signed flat at half title by Hoefnagel and Close; pages clean; shelved US Regional--New England.
Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1784. Presumed First Edition. Folio, xiii, 289 pages, , , 30 pages; VG-; Rebacked in brown calf, banded spine with dark brown label and gilt lettering; Ex libris belonging to “John Black” appears on front pastedown, and name of former owner “Thomas Dudley” appears in ink on the title-page.; shelved case 7.
Hartford: Hudson and Goodwin, 1799. Presumed First Edition. Small Octavo, 80 pages; G+; Side-sewn pamphlet in original wraps; Housed in blue cloth chemis cover, with toned paper label on “spine”; Textblock age-toned with damp staining to final five leaves; Generous margins, apparently untrimmed but with some bumping and minor tars (not impacting text); Scattered early ink annotations throughout text; "N. Goodwin” written on title page in an early hand.; shelved case 7.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. Limited First Edition: 1/1035. Quarto, vi, ; G+/ G+; Light brown spine with black letter; House in black cardboard slipcase; Dustjacket has moderate+ uneven age-toning overall, a chip to bottom-right corner of front cover, light wear to top edges, and faint red staining / a small chip at the head of spine; Boards show light wear to corners, light bumping to head/tail of spine, and several instances of light soiling; Textblock has some light age-toning and foxing to deckled edges; Slipcase has split along multiple edges and has significant chipping to black paper finish; Illustrated (sixty b/w drawing); Introduction by then NY governor Franklin Roosevelt; NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
New Bedford: Reynolds Printing, 1938. First Edition. Large octavo, , 262 pages; G+/ no dj; Green cloth spine with gilt lettering; Boards show light wear to bottom corners and tail of spine and light bumping to head of spine; Textblock has very light foxing and age-toning to edges; Illustrated (b/w photographs and illustrations); NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
Boston: Coburn Brothers, 1889. First Edition. Large octavo, xvi, 420 pages; G+; Black morrocan roundback spine, banded, with gilt lettering; Half-bound morrocan with faded green boards; Boards show significant wear along joints and head/tail of spine, moderate+ wear to corners and bottom edge, 1.5-inch tears along joints at head of spine, moderate+ shelfwear to back cover, light chipping to bands on spine, and light+ shelfwear overall; Textblock has light age-toning to edges; Inscription from author appears on ffep: "To Francis Skinner / from / the Author"; t.e.g.; Illustrated; NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1908. First Edition. Octavo, ix, 418 pages, ; G+; Faded navy blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; Boards have moderate bumping to head/tail of spine and corners, light bumping to bottom edge of front cover and moderate+ bumping to fore-edge of back cover, light wear to edges and joints, and moderate age-toning / soiling to edges and spine; Textblock has moderate age-toning to deckled edges, and very light shelfwear to bottom edge; NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
Edgartown: Dukes County Historical Society, 1966. Octavos, three volumes; G; Dark green cloth spine with gilt lettering; Boards show patches of moderate foxing on front and back cover, discoloration or fading in several places (especially volumes II and III), moderate+ shelfwear overall, light wear to corners, and moderate bumping to head/tails of spines; Binding on volume III is shaken (but fully intact), and spines on all three are slightly cocked; Textblocks show light age-toning to edges, very light shelfwear to bottom edges, and moderate soiling to the fore-edge of volume III; NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1866. First Edition. Small 12mo., 48 pages; G+; Green leather spine with gilt lettering and gilt floral graphic; Boards have water damage and mild soiling to front cover, an inch- long tear along the hinge at the bottom front cover, moderate wear to head/tail of spine, bottom edges, and corners; Binding is shaken, and split between frontispiece and titlepage; Textblock has moderate age-toning throughout, adhesive tape has been applied to page 24 and the plates between pages 22 and 23, and the plate at page 12 is loose from the binding (but intact); An inscription in pencil from a former owner appears on the ffep; Illustrated with 14 plates (including one map); NOTE: Shelved in 15's overstock, in Room X.
Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, 1873. First Edition. 12mo., 124 pages; G+; Green cloth spine, with light chipping and no text; Boards show chipping to head/tail of spine, bumping to corners (cloth worn from boards), moderate+ soiling to edges and discoloration along spine, a black ink mark on the spine, and three chips to cloth of spine; Textblock has moderate age-toning and light goxing to edges, ffep page has been excised; Copiously illustrated.
Boston, MA: Cummings, Hilliard, and Company / T. R. Marvin, 1825, 1843. Octavo, 40 pages, 39 pages; VG-; in full green library binding; spine with white lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; "Corner Stone" address contemporary 1825 pamphlet, with mild age-toning and foxing, blue check mark at title page; "Completion" address is a late 20th century reprint; pages of both pamphlets clean; CX consignment; shelved Case 1.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 328 pages, 22,  ads; VG; bound in publisher's blind and gilt-stamped brown cloth, gilt titling to spine; housed in a VG custom buckram covered slipcase with matching chemise, leather label with faded titling; ink signature dated 1864 on ffep; light foxing; gutters beginning to crack, tail of front hinge cracking; one page of ads facing title page, April 1864 catalogue and one-page ad for the Thirteenth Volume of The Atlantic at rear; CX consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Random House, 1992. Quarto, 263 pages; VG/VG; black spine with gold lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar cover, price clipped; minimal shelf wear, pages clean; includes a letter from and signed by Caspar Willard Weinberger addressed to Mrs. Vincent Astor; shelved in US history- New York.
New York: E. B. Treat, 1873. First Edition. Octavo, 359 pages; G; full binding of dark green cloth; spine with gilt lettering; moderate shelf wear; shredding at corners of boards; chips missing from head and tail of spine; mild soiling; small holes of cloth at front joint; spine repaired with glue at tail; mylar wrapper glued to covers; ex-library, with usual marks, including stamp to title page, bookplate to front pastedown; previous owners' names at front paste down and free end paper; contains black and white plates; pages clean; EF consignment; shelved on bookshelves to the left of the copier.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 322 pages; VG/VG; spine is gray and black with beige lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50', chipping to head of spine, rubbing and chipping to extremities; top edge red; Scarce with Dust Jacket; shelved case 1.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1959. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 243 pages; VG/G; in dark green dust jacket, dark green spine with white titling; mild rubbing and wear, particularly to spine, including chips missing to head and tail of spine, small chips and tears; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.95'; Inscribed on the ffep by Joseph Mitchell, "To Rachel MacKenzie / with love / Joe Mitchell / November 11, 1974"; JM consignment;. Case 6.
New York: The Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, 1856. First Edition. Octavo, 316 pages; Fair; bound in brown cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front and back covers have embossing; binding has significant wear along the sides of the spine, with tearing, cracking, and minor detachment throughout, has severe damage at the top and bottom of the spine, with large chunks missing at both ends, has heavy discoloration, has wear along the top and bottom edges with minor fraying and bumping on the fore edge corners, front cover has pen markings; pages have heavy age toning, have crinkling and minor detachment in several locations, contains several fold out graphs; shelved on bookshelves to the left of the copier.
New York: William Gowans, 1862. First Edition. Octavo, 127/32 pages; G; fully bound in brown cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has moderate wear, with the top and bottom of the spine missing, fore edge corners have minor fraying and bumping, spine has minor cracking near the bottom; pages have age toning, have fraying along the top edge, occasionally illustrated; shelved on bookshelves to the left of the copier.
New York: Scheba Publishing Company, 1937. First Edition. Octavo, 344 pages; G+; fully bound in red cloth, front cover and spine have faded gilt lettering binding has moderate wear, with the top and bottom edges of the spine worn off, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners, has minimal rubbing on both covers; pages have minor age toning, have minor to severe detachment in several locations, occasionally illustrated; shelved on bookshelves to the left of the copier.
New York: Published by the Author, 1842. First Edition. Octavo, 188 pages; VG-; fully bound in blue cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has embossing; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges and along the sides of the spine, with minor fraying on the fore edge corners and at the top and bottom of the spine, spine has a small tear; pages have minor age toning and minor detachment in several locations, have discoloration along the top edge; occasionally illustrated; shelved on bookshelves to the left of the copier.
Brooklyn: A. Spooner, 1824. First Edition. Octavo, 116 pages, ; G-; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather over brown cloth boards; pages have some tide-marks and foxing; most pages with some fraying and wear along fore edge; with rear advertisement black; two front blanks preserved, both with archival repair; title page with inscription "Presented to .... By the Compiler"; scarce in any condition, let alone signed; shelved case 1.
Brooklyn: E. B. Spooner, 1848. First Edition. Octavo, 286, 191 pages; VG; rebound in full green cloth, paper labels from original boards preserved, new black leather label with gilt titling to spine; with tipped-in notice of appended additional names; Contains separately-paged section: Municipal register of the City of Brooklyn and manual of Kings County; Walt Whitman [Sr.] is listed on p. 241. Notable locations and Public figures are designated in All Caps; shelved case 13.
New York: John F. Trow, 1859. First Edition. Octavo, 885/32/65 pages; G-; quarter rebound in brown leather, spine has gilt lettering, has original boards; binding has significant wear along the top and bottom edges, with heavy rubbing on both covers, wear and fraying on the edges of the boards, with heavy wear on the fore edge corners; pages have moderate age toning, have occasional pencil markings, have frequent dog-earing and blotching; includes a large, heavily worn map of the city; shelved on bookshelves to the left of the copier.
New York: The Board of Statutory Consolidation of the City of New York, 1939. Limited Edition (474/500). Octavo, 612 pages; VG; fully bound in green cloth, spine has gilt lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minimal dust build up along the top edge; illustrated with maps; shelved on bookshelves to the left of the copier.