London: Jonathan Cape 30 Bedford Square and at Toronto. Third Impression, August 1935. Bound in original tan publisher's cloth with gilt crossed swords on the front cover and a gilt-lettered spine. There is general wear with bumped spine ends and a few spots on the covers. The interior is quite clean and nice. 672 pages; 10 1/4" tall.
"Library Of Useful Knowledge. Sheep: Their Breeds, Management, And Diseases. To Which Is Added The Mountain Shepherd's Manual." London: Baldwin And Craddock, 1837. 3/4 Leather and marbled boards; spine crackled with some chipping to the label. Hinges are tender with wear at the extremities. The front cover has been bent, leaving a rippled crack line. The interior is toned with some foxing; includes several in-text engravings. 568 pages and 36 pages (Manual); 8 5/8" tall.
With an Introduction by Herbert Ravenel Sass. The Dale Press: Richmond (1933). Limited to 1550 copies, this is #232 and is signed by Charles W. Smith. Bound in original black cloth with illustrated paper cover; silver lettering on spine. The dust-wrapper has wear and some tearing, including a 1" piece from the upper left of the back of the wrapper, which has been repaired with archival tape. Very clean on the inside, save for a small dot on the margin above Plate 3. 12 5/8" tall.
By Marie Tussaud. Complete in Two Volumes, Illustrated throughout. London: Saunders and Otley, 1838. Signed bindings by J. Larkins, bound in full crimson red morocco leather with gilt ruling and tooling on the covers and spine. The spines have five raised hubs. The book has very light wear and an almost new exterior appearance. The interior is clean with some remaining traces of pencil notation inside the front cover and on the first free flyleaf...
New York: William E. Rudge's Sons, 1940. Original blue denim cloth binding with paper label on the front cover and tipped-in photographic prints throughout. There is some light wear to the extremities, but otherwise it is in very good condition. 175 pages; 8 1/4" tall.
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Philadelphia: David McKay Co. (1931). Includes twelve color plates. Bound in green cloth with gilt fish decoration and lettering on the front cover and spine. The corners and spine ends are bumped and the extremities are rubbed. The interior is foxed, particularly the page following each plate and along the fore-edges. The book is also slightly bowed. 224 pages; 9 3/4" tall.
"John Ettwein and the Moravian Church During the Revolutionary Period" by Kenneth Gardiner Hamilton. Bethlehem, PA Times Publishing Company, 1940. Bound in full green cloth with a gilt-lettered spine. The interior is tight and clean. 345 pages; 9" tall.
London: George Redway, 1896. This edition is 1 of 100, of which 90 were printed on Japanese Vellum and offered for sale only to Subscribers. Includes twelve Collotype plates of coins. Bound in 3/4 blue morocco leather and textured cloth boards' spine labels are red and brown. There is some wear to the extremities and hinges as well as some sun-fading to the front upper corner. The interior is quite clean and nice, although a few of the first pages are loose...
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1898. Bound in publisher's green cloth with floral and gilt lettering decoration on the spine and front cover. There is some soiling and light wear to the extremities; inside front and rear hinges are cracked. 255 pages; 7 1/2" tall.
Conducted by M. S. Emery. Underwood and Underwood: New York, London, Ottawa, Kas., Toronto, Can. (1901). Contains accompanying map atlas "Maps and Plans" pamphlet in a pocket at the back of the binding's cover. The pamphlet contains all eleven maps in excellent condition. The book is bound in green cloth with back pocket; front cover is black-ruled and lettered; front cover and spine also gilt-lettered...
Hamish Hamilton, London (1963). Finely-bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London (Signed inside on first flyleaf). Bound in 3/4 green leather and cloth with five raised hubs and six compartments which are gilt-enhanced on the spine. All fore-edges are gilt. Interior is very clean and tight. 8 1/4" tall.
New York: Oxford University Press; Printed by Thomas Forman and Sons, Nottingham England (ca. 1920). Contains twelve original color stone lithographs by Cecil Aldin. Hardcover, bound in paper with a spine cloth. There is some rubbing and chipping to the corners, the back cover and the extremities, there is some paper surface loss at the lower cover corners and the interior is foxed, but the book is still very nice overall. 9 1/4" tall.
New York: Oxford University Press; Printed by Thomas Forman and Sons, Nottingham England (1917). Contains twelve original color stone lithographs by Cecil Aldin. Hardcover, bound in paper with a spine cloth. There is some rubbing to the corners, the back cover and the extremities, and the interior is foxed, but the book is still very nice overall. 9 1/4" tall.
Selected and Arranged by Burton Stevenson. First Edition, Complete in Two Volumes. Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1934. Exquisitely bound in acid-free navy blue morocco leather with five raised hubs and six compartments on the spines. The gilt-ruled covers and spines were bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe as signed in front covers. All edges are gilt. Volume I has 1228 pages and Volume II is 1377 pages. 9 5/8" tall.
"Rowley, Massachusetts "Mr Ezechi Rogers Plantation" 1639-1850" by Amos Everett Jewett and Emily Mabel Adams Jewett, With Maps and Illustrations. The Jewett Family of America; Rowley, Massachusetts, 1946 (Newcomb & Gauss Co. Printers of Salem, Mass.). Presentation copy signed 'Mrs. Charles M. Duren, With the Compliments of Amos E. Jewett 19 September, 1946' on the first flyleaf. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine...
Compiled by George Brainard Blodgette. Revised, Edited and Published by Amos Everett Jewett. Rowley, Massachusetts, 1933 (Newcomb & Gauss Co. Printers, Salem, Mass.). #160 of 250 copies signed by Jewett. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. The top edge is gilt and the fore-edge is untrimmed. There is some wear to the extremities and the back lower corner is slightly frayed. Overall, the book is in nice condition. 472 pages; 9 3/4" tall.
Topsfield, Mass, The Topsfield Historical Society, 1940 (Perkins Press). This is one of 400 copies printed. Dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine; light rubbing at the extremities but otherwise quite nice. 517 pages; 9 1/4" tall.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. 71 pages. Small Folio 11 1/4" x 14 1/4" red cloth with gilt horse and rider and lettering on the front cover; gilt-lettered spine. There are bumped corners and spine ends and the corners are worn through to the under board. There is general wear overall with some soiling. Internally toned and heavily foxed throughout. There are eight color and twenty-eight full-page black-and-white plates of fox hunt views...