Verviers: Bureau, No date. Circa 1880s. Hardcover. Presentation copy signed by the author. Good minus in blue leather with gilt lettering and raised bands on spine. Gilt emblem to both covers. Pages edged in gilt. Rear board is detached but present. Bottom piece of spine is also detached along with front endpage which bears the author's signature. Short closed tear to front endpage near author's signature. Occasional spots of foxing. 115 pages. FRE1/12050. Very Good.
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Boringhieri, 1980. Paperback. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. In grey paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Spine and edges of wrappers are sunned, and interior is browned, else Near Fine. 272 pages. Italian Language. ITAL1/04121. Very Good +.
Paris: Au Semeur, (1892). Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Very good in modern black leatherette with gilt lettering on spine. Presentation copy signed by the author on the front free end page. Brown damp stain and minor damage to lower righthand corner of margin (does not affect text). Text is clean and bright. 241 pages. French Language. FRE109150. Very Good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968. Hardcover. First Edition. Inscribed by author to Barry and Margaret Zorthian. John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the most important economists of the twentieth century. Barry Zorthian was an American diplomat who was the U.S. government spokesman during the Vietnam war. In blue cloth with blue and red pictorial dust jacket. Jacket is chipped and bumped, and a closed tear is affixed by glue to the rear board of book. Otherwise very good condition. 239 pages. LIT/011113. Very Good.
Washington, D.C. Joseph J. Binns, 1982. Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED and SIGNED BY FRANK GETLEIN. Inscription reads "With affection in spite of everything." Near fine white linen 4to., bright gilt title stamped on cover and spine. Interior is clean and tight; 48 full color plates of Safer's sculptures. Art - Sculpture. ART/7033. Near Fine.
New York: Random House, 1972. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. Near fine in very good grey dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor browning to edges and spine of dust jacket. Inscription on title page from author to publisher reads "Ernest Scott, From his colleague/friend/neighbor/fellow sufferer, Herbert Gold, July 1974." 246 pages. Literature. LIT1909291. Near Fine / Very Good.
Washington DC: Center of Military History / Government Printing Office, 1996. Hardcover. Interesting Presentation Copy. Inscribed, "For Barry Zorthian With the deepest thanks for your support and assistance over the years! William Hammond January 8 1997. This book and its predecessor covering 1962-68 analyze the factors that shaped the way in which the U.S. government and the military related to the press during the Vietnam War. Barry Zorthian was the highly esteemed U.S. spokesman to the media in Vietnam during the 1960s. Hammond was a historian with the U.S. Army Center of Military History. Bound in dark brown cloth with military insignia in gilt to cover and title and author in gilt to spine. In pictorial dust jacket with chips and small tears along edges. Near fine in very good dj. 659 pages including index. VIET/011013. Near Fine.
Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, . Hardcover. Nice presentation copy. Inscribed "For Barry Zorthian With deepest appreciation for all you've done! William Hammond 6 December 1998."The author was a senior historian at the U.S. Army's Center of Military History. In this book he analyzes how the relations between the media and the military evolved during the Vietnam War from one of shared views to a state of animosity and mistrust. Barry Zorthian was the U.S. spokesman to the media during the 1960s in Saigon. He remained a trusted and well-regarded figure during his tenure there. Bound in black cloth with title and author in green to spine. In pictorial dust jacket with photograph of soldier next to helicopter on front. Fine in near fine dust jacket. 362 pages. Fine.
Baltimore: Contemporary Poetry, 1963. Hardcover. 1st edition presentation copy, signed by author inside cover. Near fine blue boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor fading to spine. Author;s inscription reads "For John, Loyal friend and best of companions in grim times and in gay. Richard, May 26, 1986."47 pages. Poetry. POE/9262. Very Good +.
London: MacMillan and Co., 1891. Hardcover. First edition. Original blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends. Presentation copy, inscribed to Showell Rogers Esq, M.A. LLD. with the Author's kindest regards July 21st. 1891. Fine copy of this rare title. 175 pages. Poetry. POE/4103. Near Fine.
Baltimore, MD: John Cox's Sons, 1886. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. SCARCE> Very good green cloth backed marble paper covered boards. No title to spine. Rebacked with a modern spine. Bumping to edges and minor rubbing to boards. Presentation copy from the author. Inscription to title page. Else is clean and bright. Literature. LIT/6272. Very Good.
Manchester: Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, 1889. Paperback. Very good minus in original light blue wrappers, some light chipping, especially along spine where it seems to have once been bound into a larger volume; also some fading. Presentation copy inscribed on cover. Interior is clean and bright. 20 pp. In wraps Science. SCI/10163. Very Good -.
London: Methuen & Co., 1898. Harper, W. St J. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed Presentation Copy. First Edition. Presentation copy inscribed "To Charles Wilson Yours very truly Anthony Hope Hawkins. Anthony Hope (1863-1933) was a prolific author who is mainly remembered today for his Prisoner of Zenda, which was also made into a movie. Simon Dale is a historical novel involving the actress Nell Gwyn. Bound in original green-gray cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board. Some bumping, front hinge slightly pulling away but binding is tight. Small black mark to fore-edge and occasional light foxing, but generally clean. In very good condition. From the library of H. Bertram Smith. Wolff 3099. 357 pages. + 40 pages of ads. LIT/082104. Very Good.
University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1975. Hardcover. Very good+ in very good white dust jacket. Minor rubbing to dust jacket as well as 2 small chips and 2 small closed tears to edges. Presentation copy signed by author. Frontis piece has color tipped in image. B& w images throughout. 145 pp. Art Biography. ARTBIO/6122. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, The Rhode Island Printing Company, 1892. Paperback. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. Very good- in green paper wraps with black title to front wrapper. Chipping to wrappers and spine. Front wrapper is attached with archival tape. 47 pages. American History. AME112201. Very Good -.
Dublin: Printed by Philip Dixon Hardy, 1834. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on the title page. Very good in original brown, thin vellum wrappers; light chipping along spine. Handwritten title to cover. Title page is browned w/age but rest of interior is bright and clean. 9 pp. Lloyd was an eminent Irish scientist. In wraps. Science. SCI/10163. Very Good.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Very Good- tan hardcover with gilt title to front board and to spine. Water staining to front board. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. A signed presentation copy. American Biography. AMBIO/1283. Very Good -.