Paris: Goupil & Cie, 1912. Finely-bound in maroon morocco leather; gilt-ruled covers and gilt-decorated spine in six compartments. Spine dated Paris, 1913. Moire endpapers cracking at inner hinge. This is #8 of 50 examples on Japan paper with twelve beautifully hand-colored plates and twelve identical un-colored plates. This volume is housed in a matching slipcase box. 11 5/8" tall.
Author: John Russell Young. Two volumes; 800 illustrations. New York: Subscription Book Department, The American News Company, 1879. 3/4 leather with cloth, marbled foredges. 10 5/8" tall.
46 Copperplate engravings; Etched by D. Deuchar. London: S. Gosnell, 1803. With descriptive text in English, Latin and French. Leather binding with covers detached but present; spine missing. Obviously a copy needing rebinding, but a nice copy internally except for foxing along foredge and bottom of pages. 8" tall.
Author: Jeremy Taylor, Sir John Lubbock's Hundred Books, George Rutledge and Sons: London and New York, ca. 1880. Full red Morocco leather, gilt ruled covers and spine in five compartments. 7 1/2" tall.
Trenton: Moore and Lake. William and David Robinson, Printers, 1813. Nice early American mottled calf binding with some scratch damage at the lower front hinge. 7 1/8" tall.
Richard Allestree (aka H.H. or Humphrey Henchman, Bishop of London). London: Printed for T. Garthwait, 1660. Covers detached but present; interior clean and complete in 175 pages, plus table of contents. Engraved frontispiece and title page, as well as two fine portraits. 6 1/8" tall.
London: W. Faden, 1749. Untrimmed copy, rebound in brown cloth. Collates complete; misnumbered pages 441-450, but text complete; pages 399-430 are worm-holed, not affecting text; pages 471 and 473 have margin tears not affecting the text. 11 1/4" tall.
Full Title: "A History of the Rise, Progress and Present Condition of the Bethlehem Female Seminary, With a Catalogue of It's Pupils, 1785-1858," by William C. Reichel. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1858. First Edition in original blue publisher's cloth, gilt decorated, rubbed, with some chipping at the top of the spine. 9 7/8" tall.
Illustrated from drawings by S. Prout, with 26 copperplate engravings. London: Robert Jennings, 1830. Bound as the Landscape Annual, 1830, full green leather, some rubbing, dry cracking on spine not serious, some stains and foxing not affecting but the margins of a few plates. 8" tall.
Memphis: S. C. Toof & Co., 1904. Limited #388 of 1075, and signed by Otto Zahn. Front cover has been replaced at hinge. The book was both bound and cover designed by Lola Lee Troy, Professor of Art at Tulane University in New Orleans. Measures 6 3/4" tall.
Embellished With Neat Engravings on Wood. New York: Published by Nafis & Cornish, ca. 1845. Original green publisher's cloth with general wear including foxing throughout. 6 1/8" tall.
Published by J. Milligan, Georgetown D.C., 1818. Original full-calf binding; back hinge is starting to split; front hinge is weakening. 5 1/2" tall.
Full Title: "A Map of the Roads Leading to the Town of Britania in the British Settlement Susquehanna County, Penna. (Pennsylvania)," 1819. Trimmed into border line in the lower right-hand corner. Measures 8 5/16" x 7 7/8."
"Map of the World From the Best Authorities" Engraved for Morse's Universal Geography, Published by Thomas & Andrews, Boston. Map is on laid paper, measuring 8 3/8" x 15 1/2." There is a 1 1/4" tear of the plate mark impression in the lower right corner with stain from old repair tape and a 3/8" tear on the fold in the lower left-hand corner. Rare Doolittle engraving.
Colored cerograph measuring 13 11/16" x 16 7/8." Light foxing and toning throughout.
Full Title: "Department of the Interior General Land Office; United States, Showing Routes of Principal Explorers and Early Roads and Highways." Published by The Lord Baltimore Press, Baltimore, MD. Some separation at folds and a tape repair at the fold intersection in North Carolina. Overall measurement is 25" x 34."
Pair of Prussian Military Original Stone Lithographs by the Werner Co. of Akron, Ohio, 1899, after G. Arnould: 1. "Cavalry Patrol, 16th Regiment of Dragoons (Hanoverian No. 2)" and 2. "Battery Halt, 7th Regiment of Field Artillery (Westphalian)." "Cavalry" measures 15 3/4" x 11 5/8," and is in very good condition. "Battery" measures 15 7/8" x 11 1/4," and has a 7/8" repaired tear in the upper left-hand margin. - $110 for the pair.
Pair of Prussian Military Original Stone Lithographs by the Werner Co. of Akron, Ohio, 1899, after G. Arnould: 1. "Piece Drill, 21st Regiment of Field Artillery 'Von Clausewitz (Upper-Silesian)'" and 2. "Artillery Firing, 27th Regiment of Field Artillery (Nassau). "Piece" measures 15 3/4" x 11 1/4," and has a 1 1/2" repaired tear in the lower left-hand margin. "Artillery" measures 16 1/2" x 11 3/4," and is in very good condition. - $110 for the pair.