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New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2005. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. vii, 222 pp. Oblong Folio. Clean, crisp copy with printed mylar cover sharp and tight to boards.
A selection of work for the New York firm that completed such high-profile commissions as the National Inventors Hall of Fame, the William J. Clinton Presidential Center, and the Rose Center at the American Museum of Natural History. Inscribed by firm principal, James S. Polshek, to Wall Street investor and New York philanthropist Richard Gilder, the major donor for the proposed The Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation at the American Museum of Natural History. Fine / fine.
New York: Privately Printed, 1911. Hardcover. First Edition. 119 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth boards with gold embossed title to cover board and spine. Light wear to edges, minor bumping to corners but quite sharp and crisp for its age. Now in a custom mylar dust jacket. Top edge of text block is gilded, tissue protecting frontispiece has some stains, but no stains on the portrait of the author in uniform. Bookplate of Annette K. Rankine is affixed to the front pastedow and has left a slight "ghost" on the facing first free endpaper.
Meyer served as a Captain, 24th New York Cavalry during the Civil War and received the Congressional Medal of honor for saving a fellow officer while badly wounded at Petersburg. Contains 11.....
Estes, Richard. New York: Rizzoli, 2006. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 254 pp. Foilo. Light scuffing to dust jacket, now in mylar cover. Gift inscription to previous owner on the half-title page, otherwise clean within with minor bumping to corners.
An important survey of the work of the photorealist painter, Richard Estes. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1948. Hardcover. 1st American Edition. First Printing. 750 pp. 4to. Dust jacket has light wear and chipping, some discoloration, now in mylar cover. Blue cloth boards with gold embossed sailboat on cover, gold titling to spine that has faded slightly. Clean within. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 302 pp. 8vo. Slight wear and scuffing do dust jacket, very minimum darkening to spine, closed 1/2" tear at head of rear panel, small chips at head and foot of spine, price clipped, now in mylar cover. Brown cloth boards that are very clean, endpapers illustrated with the path of the flood and elevation as well as a larger perspective of the flood location and the course it took.
David McCullough's first book, very rare in any condition. Fine / Very Good.
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Wharton School Publishing, 2008. Hardcover. First Edition. Second Printing. 263 pp. 8vo. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover.
Inscribed by the author to Dana Mead (1936-2018), former CEO of Tenneco (1992-2008) and Chair of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2003-2010) where the author also served on the board of the MIT Leadership Center Advisory Council at the Sloan School of Management. Fine / Fine.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 109 pp. 8vo. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover.
Inscribed by the co-authors, brothers Armsand and Donald Feigenbaum, and signed by both of them. Inscribed to Dana Mead (1936-2018), former CEO of Tenneco (1992-2008) who was a great proponent of the Feignebaum's theories and used them as consultants at Tenneco. Fine / Fine.
Binghamton, NY: The Bellevue Press, 1978. Broadside. First Edition. 3-1/2" x 5-1/2" postcard printed as a broadside of Ted Kooser's short poem, "New Year's Day"in black ink on a goldenrod field. This was the first printing of the poem by the the man who would become the U.S. Poet Laureate, serving two terms from 2004-2006. Fine.
Changchun, China: Yilin Graphic Arts Co., c. 1996. First Edition. Unpag. Oblong 4to. Red cloth covers with gold embossed titling in Chinese characters and English.
A China-produced overview of the "Red Flag Cars," which statrted as the official staff cars of the Chinese Communist Party in the late 1950s under Mao Zedong. The Company now exists as the Hongqi brand. This publication contains dozens of photographs, both color and black & white, showing the various models and their evolution.
Paris: Editions Henri Berger, 1994. Hardcover. First Edition. 271 pp. 4to. Brown cloth boards with author's signature embossed in white on front board.
Inscribed by Ion Iliescu on the second free endpaper while he was President of Romania (December 26, 1989-November 29, 1996) to Dana Mead (1936-2018), then CEO of Tenneco, a large U.S. conglomerate that had become one of the first U.S. companies to invest in post-communist Romania by opening a large hardwood processing plant. Fine.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2004. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. xiv, 221 pp. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover.
Inscribed by the author to the previous owner's on the title page. Elizabeth Kauffman Bush is the sister of the subject, and wife of Prescott Bush, brother of President George H. W. Bush and uncle of President George W. Bush. Fine / Fine.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1970. Hardcover. First Edition. 347 pp. 8vo. Wear and scufing to dust jacket, closed tear at upper right corner of rear panel, light chipping at edges, now in mylar cover. Some soiling to foredge, minor. Clean within.
Inscribed to the previous owner by Richard Scammon on half-title page, previous owner's name also in ink on first free endpaper. Very Good / Very Good.