New York: The Viking Press, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 398 pages; VG/VG-; spine black, with bronze and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; bookseller's white and red sticker at jacket front; mild wear to crown of jacket spine; price uncut '$32.95'; signed flat by Philbrick at title page; contains full color and black and white photos and illustrations; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
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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.
New London: New London County Historical Society, 1929. Limited Edition: 1/900. Octavo, xx, 208 pages; G+/no dj; Brown cloth spine with gilt lettering; Boards show light wear to corners and top- and bottom-edges, mild bumping to head/tail of spine, some very faint discoloration to spine near label, and faint water damage to bottom edges are the front and back covers; Textblock has some light age-toning to bottom and fore-edges, and moderate age-toning to top-edge; Illustrated; 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.
Rochester: Self-Published, 1970. First Edition. Quarto, 527 pages; VG-/G; White spine with blue lettering; Dustjacket has a closed tear along the fore-edge of the front cover near the bottom edge, moderate chipping to the top corners, light+ wear along the hinges of the spine, two small closed tears on the spine, and light-age-toning to the spine; Boards have light wear to bottom and top edges; Textblock has light age-toning to edges, a single instance of light soiling to the fore-edge, and very light shelfwear to the bottom edge; Illustrated; NOTE: Shelved on bookshelf in hallway outside of 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: Located on bookshelf in hallway outside Room A.
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.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1853. A New Edition. Octavo, 2 vols.; VG-; contemporary three-quarter dark calf bindings, with boards in marbled paper; spines paneled, with black labels and gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and scuffing; corners bumped; scuffing to spines and boards; all edges red; inscribed at vol. 1 front free end paper by Robert Winthrop, descendant of John Winthrop and Speaker of the House, to Lord Lyons, British diplomat; frontispieces of both vols. offset; pages clean; shelved above Case 1.
Boston, MA: Barre Publications, 1970. First Edition. Quarto, 63 pages; VG/G+; spine white with orange and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; some shelf wear and soiling; small chips missing from corners of flap folds; small chip missing at center of top edge of jacket front; two small chips missing from bottom edge of jacket front; three tears repaired with clear tape at jacket front; small chips missing from crown and tail of jacket spine; larger chip missing from center of upper edge of jacket back; ceasing and closed tears to upper edge of jacket back; one tear repaired with clean tape; price cut; previous owner's inscription at front free end paper verso; profusely illustrated with black and white woodcuts; pages clean; shelved Front Table.
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 Case 13.
Bartow: Impreial Publishing, 1980. Second Printing. Quarto; G+/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Off White spine with Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tear along head edge of front cover, small open and closed tears along tail edge of front cover, fraying and small closed tears along spine edges, small closed tear along tail edge of rear cover, fraying and small open tears at corners of both covers; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, some bumping and rubbing to corners; Textblock clean; 190 pp.
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 13.
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 case 13.
New York: Published by the Author, 1863. First Edition. Octavo, 852; G; fully bound in green cloth; spine has gilt lettering and tooling, front and back covers have gilt tooling and embossing; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, has fraying and bumping on the fore edge corners, has minor rubbing throughout; pages have age toning and occasional blotching, have multiple instances of detachment, ranging from minimal to moderate, several of the fold out illustrations have fraying, tearing, and discoloration on the outer edges; profusely illustrated with colored drawings and lithograph plates; original owner's name is written in pen on the ffep; shelved case 13.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 2.
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 case 13.
New York: E. French, 1839. First Edition. Octavo, 536 pages; G; bound in green cloth with spine re-backed in blue green cloth, front cover has faded embossing, spine has heavily faded gilt lettering; binding has heavy wear along the top, bottom, and fore edges, has fraying on the fore edge corners; front and back cover have rubbing and discoloration throughout; pages have moderate age toning and blotching, page 536 has a large chunk missing; occasionally illustrated; shelved case 13.
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 13.
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 case 13.
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.
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 case 13.
New York: The Eagle Press, 1903. First Edition. Quarto, 131 pages; VG-; fully bound in orange cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has heavy discoloration, boards have warping, has fraying on the fore edge corners, has rubbing and discoloration throughout; pages have gilt along the edges of the text block, have frequent stamps in the first several pages, has an imprinted letter from the previous owner; have minimal detachment in the front and back hinges; shelved case 13.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 531 pages VG/VG; spine orange with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut, mild chipping to head and tail of spine, corners, small hole in middle of spine, spine sun-faded; name on ffep; scarce in dust jacket; top edge of text block red; shelved New York Regional.