London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1876. Full Leather. First Edition. xiii, , 403 pp. 8vo. Full red leather bindings with five raised bands at spine. Gold titling to spine, remaining compartments between bands decorated with gold embossed bridle and horseshoe illustrations. Three gold line borders surround front and rear boards with the same bridle image from the spine embossed in each corner, gold lines on board edges, creasing along hinge of front and rear boards that has lost a small amount of the leather's surface color ; gold line borders to pastedowns with two bridles embossed on foredge corner. Interiors have light staining in first pages, clean within and with original cloth covers bound in at rear. Illustrated with 10 color plates and 3 woodcuts...
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London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1876. Full Leather. First Edition. xiii, , 403 pp. 8vo. Full red leather bindings with five raised bands at spine. Gold titling to spine, remaining compartments between bands decorated with gold embossed illustrations of a horse and rider jumping a gate, horseshoe, polo hat and mallet, hunting horn and fox head. Two gold line borders surround front and rear boards, gold lines on board edges, creasing along hinge of front and rear boards that has lost a small amount of the leather's surface color; gold line borders to pastedowns with horseshoes embossed on foredge corners. Interiors clean and crisp within and with original cloth covers bound in at rear. Illustrated with 10 color plates with tissue guards and 3 woodcuts...
Philadelphia, PA: 1892. Quarter-Leather. First Edition. Signed and inscribed by Mary Folwell, Translator. Bound in quarter leather (red/brown). Foxing throughout.
Signed By Translator. Good.
New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1940. Hardcover. First Edition. First American Edition. 92 pp. 4to. Bright color ills. Published in France under the title "Patapoufs et Filifers." This edition translated by Rosemary Benet. Blue cover has darker blue box stamped on front containing title and illustration. Darker blue title on spine. Corners lightly bumped. Spine has slight wear at ends, and there are touches of edgewear on bottom edges. There are traces of soil to lower front cover, and upper front cover is a bit warped. All in all, really a very good cover. Dust jacket, in protective cover, is unclipped. It is chipped at extremities, somewhat soiled, and faded on spine. A 1" chip at head of spine is the largest loss of...
London: Royal Society of London, 1866. Hardcover. First Edition. v, , 25, -886 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
Also contains Arthur Cayley's "A Supplementary Memoir on the Theory of Matrices" (pp. 25-35). Very Good.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013. Hardcover. First Edition. Third Printing. Clean, crisp copy. Fine / fine.
New York: New Directions, 1945. Hardcover. First Edition. 292 pp. 8vo. Slight wear and creasing to dust jacket, now in mylar cover. Light tan cloth boards with some soiling, water base at foot of spine. Front and rear endpapers illustatrated with a map of Miller's travels. Clean within, slight musty smell. Very Good / Very Good.
Sarg, Tony. New York: Greenberg, Publisher, 1930. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. Unpag. 4to. Dust jacket has light chipping at the edges, minor soiling, sunning to spine, now in mylar cover. The story of two little dolls, Annabel and Frances. Extremely, crisp and vibrant illustrations within. Fine / Very Good.
Tress, Arthur. Richmond, VA: Westover Publishing Company, 1972. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. Unpag. 4to. Light scuffing to dust jacket, small tears at head and foot of front and rear panels, now in mylar cover. Inscribed by the artist on the title page.
Seminal work by and about the photographer Arthur Tress. Inscribed by Tress in blue ink on the title page: "For Bernard/Arthur Tress." Fine / very good.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 2002. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. Clean, crisp copy in mylar cover. Signed boldly by author on title page.
Signed by Author. Fine / Fine.
Hartford, CT: S. S. Scranton & Co., 1867. Hardcover. First Edition. xvi, -596 pp. 8vo. Green cloth boards with gold embossed titling to cover board and spine. Bumping to corners, slight fraying at head and foot of spine. All edges gilt. Front hinge starting, some staining within. Good.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1936. Wraps. Advance Reading Copy. Advance Copy. 317 pp. 12mo. Blue-green paper wraps with minor scuffing, soiling, and small loss at base of spine. Clean within.
Rare in an advance copy. Very Good.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. xii, 212 pp. 8vo. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover.
Inscribed on the first free endpaper by the author to Hodding Carter III. Carter is a journalist and served as President Jimmy Carter's Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs. Fine / Fine.
Washington DC: AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science), 2004. Wraps. First Edition. Very light scuffing to covers. Previous owner's address label on front cover, typical for a periodical delivered by mail. Clean and crisp within. Housed in a custom folding case with gold embossed titling to spine.
"Watershed" paper in the discovery of Graphene, Nobel Physics 2010 for Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene" Fine.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. Hard Cover. First Edition. Wilderness Edition Frontispiece portrait of Eugene O'Neill. Original gilt stamped terra-cotta cloth with gilt vingette on the front cover of each volume, top edge of text block also gilded. 12 volumes complete.
O'Neill has signed Volume 1. Set #179 of 770. Minor foxing to endpapers on some volumes. An exceptional set! Very Good.
New York: Ecco, 2011. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. 415 pp. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover. Oates' memoir of her sudden widowhood and how she dealt with this unexpected blow to her life. Signed by Oates on the title page. Fine / Fine.
Swafford, J. G. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1936. First Edition. xiv, 108 pp. 12mo. Orange boards with black cover illustration and tilting to cover and spine. Light bumping to corners, sunning to spine. Clean within.
Inscribed by author on second free endpaper with her distinct signature.
Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc., 1995. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. xiii, 442 pp. 4to. Dust Jacket is Fine. Inscribed by author. Exceptional Book! Fine / Fine.
London: Royal Society of London, 1840. Quarter Leather. First Edition. [xi]-[xii], [xi]-[xii], [iii]-viii, , -14, -620,  pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling, scuffing and tears where call numbers have been removed. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
William Parson's (1800-1867) article outlining his design and construction of the reflecting telescope that provided him with the technology to make his observations and first identification of the spiral nebulae disseminated by him in our #27507, "Observations on the Nebulae" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 140 for the Year 1850 Part II, pp. 499-514). Very Good.
Self Published, 2009. Trade Paperback. First Edition. First Printing. Clean crisp copy. As New.
Paris: Calmann Levy, 1899. Quarter Leather. As. 578 pp. 8vo. A beautifully rebound copy with leather spine set off from marbled boards and gilt rules. Five raised bands on gilt-embellished spine. Lightest wear at corners and bottom front of spine. Top edge gilt. Peacock-patterned marble eps with bookplate pasted in on fep. Original paper wraps bound in. French language. Fine.
Hallowell, ME: S. K. Gilman, 1819. Wraps. As. 47,  pp. 12mo. Blue printed wraps with wear and soiling, small chip missing at base of spine, 1/3 up from base of spine. General soiling within, toning due to age of book and quality of paper. Previous owner, Hazen Lovejoy's notes dated 1826 and indicating that "this is the best parsing book in the state of maine." Good.
Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, 1954. Hard Cover. First Edition. First American Edition. 464 pp. Subtitle: "Edited with an Introduction by T.S. Eliot." Black cover has bright silver on spine. Touches of bottom edgewear. Front fep shows a fingerprint. Unclipped dj has dark red front and spine with black lettering in white frames. Dj has tiny chips at spine extremities. Dj flaps and the ivory back cover are a bit aged, as are book edges. Gallup A67b. Very Good / Very Good.
London: Faber & Faber, 1950. Hard Cover. First Edition. First English Edition. 447 pp. Light sunning to spine of dust jacket, light chipping at head and foot of spine, now in mylar cover. Black cloth covered boards with bright gilt on spine. Endpapers slightly aged. Clean and crisp within. Gallup A61b. Very Good / Very Good.
London: J. Johnson, 1775. Full Leather. Second Edition. xxiii, , 324,  pp. 8vo. Recent full leather binding in 18th century style. Brown leather with five raised bands at spine, burgundy patch title with gold lettering. Light age toning to interior. Previous owner's name in ink and dated 1777 on title page, second small ownership signature on third page with date 1902. Underlining in faded blue ink on pages 133, 178, & 179. Very clean overall. Two folding plates illustrating the apparatus used in the experiments, one tipped in opposite title page, second at end of Appendix at rear.
The first volume in Priestley's three volume work on the study of gases. This volume expands upon his observations reported in Volume 62 (1772) of the...