...The Official Prayerbook of the Catholic Church." A small, rare book with soft leather cover published in 1888 by John Murphy (NY and Baltimore), printer to the Holy See. Prepared by and published by the order of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore. The cover shows wear on the sides and at the edges; also, the front free paper has a small pencil notation... a few pages are curled...Some text in both English and Latin. 792 pp.
Aspen Court: A story of Our Own Time" by Shirley Brooks. Published in 1860 by W.A. Townsend & Co, NY. Brown textured boards that show some wear especially at the corners. Light foxing, and the front board is loose but the book is intact.
A beautiful First American Edition published in 1888 by Roberts Brothers, Boston. There is gilt lettering on the front highlighting a drawing of a boat. The lettering on the spine has faded.Joseph Pennell did the majority of the 148 illustrations. The cover has smudges and is a bit faded and the corners are worn. Three pages have separated in the front and a water stain on the side of Preface page runs thru page 11 (which is very faint); pages 350-368 (last page) also have minor water staining...
First edition, second state ("copyrighted" instead of copyright).Published in 1876 by the American Publishing Co. Hartford CT. by subscription only. Hard cover with embossed design on the front, spine and back brown boards with gilt lettering.Issues: some staining on boards, brown stain on the fly leaf and pastedown, a water stain on the first illustrated page, and a small tear on the bottom of the title page.The water stain picks up at the bottom of pg...
A French (seventh edition) published by Mercvre de France in 1911. Volume 2 apparently of a set. There are leather boards with marbled endpapers. The pages have yellowed and there is a remnant of a label on the front pastedown.214pp
First printing May 1956 by G. & J. Publishing Co., Los Angeles, CA. Light blue cloth covers (corners slightly bent) with two small white smudges on the front. Good condition- solid, complete with very clean text. 152 pages.
An early hard cover edition published by James R Osgood, 1875. Terracotta boards with gilt title imprinted on the spine and facsimile signature on the cover. On page 58 there is an error "interferred" for "interfered". Cocoa brown endpapers. The boards show light wear otherwise a nice tight copy.Poems.
A hard cover with dustjacket in mint condition featuring 519 illustrations with 65 in color. This is a reprint published in 1992 by Thames and Hudson, New York.Foreword by the Seventh Earl of Carnarvon. 224pp.
An oversized illustrated hard cover with dust jacket published in 1966 by Viking.The jacket shows wear otherwise fine. 120pp.
Stated First Edition F-A, copyright by Zane Grey 1926, published by Grosset & Dunlap, New York. Very first page is missing, slight yellowing, no dj otherwise in good condition. 281 pgs.
A two volume set written by Samuel T. Pickard and published by Houghton Mifflin & Co. in 1894. Steel engravings in both volumes. The top pages are gilt edge and the edges of the brown boards show light wear otherwise a fine set.
Ca 1887 A hard bound copy that highlights the first battle of the Civil War with maps as well as Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania and the Battle at Chickamauga.There is also a story on Lincoln. Wonderfully illustrated with drawings, black and white photos and maps.The book is slightly musty with some foxing especially at the end papers, and there a small section of worm damage on the bottom inside corner from page 945 thru the back page and pastedown.Great resource for Civil war buffs.
Memorial Edition published by Wm. H. Shepard in 1882 and written by John Clark Ridpath, LL.D.The pages have yellowed, the boards show wear especially at the corners, the brown free paper opposite the front paste down and also on back have a very small section missing, and there is light foxing on the uncolored free paper. Illustrated. The binding is tight.672pp.
A signed( "Happy New Year James Farley") hardcover published by Harcourt Brace & Company, NY December 1939. The jacket has a water stain on the inside flap and a faint stain on the edge of the first few pages stops at the title page.392 pp.
A large heavy,coffee table book in mint condition.Hard cover with dust jacket.There is some tanning on the spine side of the book. Published by Phaidon Press Ltd London 1994. 172 colored plates~ 236pp.
A soft cover book written by Nancy Beliner and published in 2010 by the Yale University Press in association with the Peabody Essex Museum. "For centuries, China's Forbidden City has captured the world's imagination. With parts open to the public since 1925, nearly 8 million tourists flock there annually. Yet the elegant, intimate Qianlong Garden--itself a 'mini-Forbidden City' inside the Forbidden City--has remained sequestered from view...
Published by Tuttle in 2006.The dust jacket has a small tear near the spine and the edges area bit worn.The book however is in good condition.
A German catalog from Jurgen Holstein Antiquariat.Katalog # 93 AVANTGARDE-(MEIST) GEDRUCKT. BRUCKE BAUHAUS, DOCUMENTA KUNDST und LITERATUR, CA 1900-1975, BUCHER, GRAPHIK DOCUMENTA, PLAKATE DAZU ENINIGRE OBJEKETE. Unpaginated. 442 lots that include photographs, posters...