New York: LIFE Books, 2013. Hardcover. Includes a removeable reprint of the original LIFE issue published after Kennedy's assasination. Small folio volume with filled with photographs documenting Kennedy's life and death, including all 486 frames of the Zapruder film in print for the first time. With pictoril paper covers with black and silver spine. A magnetic flap folds over the text block and attaches to the front cover. Torn remnants of glassine to rear but otherwise very good. 192 pages. PRES/041916. Very Good.
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Washington DC: National Geographic Society, (1974). Hardcover. 8vo. Red cloth boards with silver title to spine and embossed illustration of animals to front board. Interior is very clean with many color illustrations. Tight binding. Red dust jacket with white spine panel and black title to spine. 207 pages. NAT/012105. Near Fine / Very Good.
Milano: Fabbri, 1968. Paperback. Three seperate side stapled sections, each with a full color cover depicting photographic images of animals including pages 521 - 580. Text in Italian. Each section includes full color photographs and black and white line drawings. They cover marsupials, monotremes, and birds. Occasional pen annotations and minor dampstaining to bottom edge of one issue. Clean overall. An amusing periodical just for the illustrations (even if you don't read Italian). NAT/082517. Very Good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1940. LIMITED EDITION. Hardcover. SIGNED BUT THE EDITOR. 4to. 1 of 3025 copies. Beige cloth boards with black and gilt title to spine and front board. Browing to top portion of front board. Pristine interior with tight binding. Includes several illustrations. Glassine dust jacket with several large open tears and wear to edges. Housed in a good black paper slipcase with minor wear. 327 pages. NAT/070305. Very Good in Good dj.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1990. Hardcover. 4to. Fine in black cloth covered boards with bright gilt silhouette of tiger to front board and gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with full color photographic illustrations of endangered animals. In near fine illustrated white dust jacket with gilt title to front and spine panels. 144 pages. Nature. NAT/5093. Fine in Near Fine DJ.
New York: Outdoor Life Books, 1985. Linen Backed Paper Covered. 8vo. In green linen backed white paper covered boards with gilt title stamp to spine. In white and green illustrated slightly edgeworn DJ with brown title print to spine panel. Interior is clean and bright with many color illustrations. Index. 254pp. NAT/020305. Very Good in Very Good dj.
London: Thornton Butterworth, (1921). Hardcover. Very good in orange cloth covered boards with black tilte to spine. Minor soiling to exterior as well as minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Owner stamp on front flyleaf. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 253 pages. Nature. NAT3/01301. Very Good.
New York: George Braziller, 1963. Hardcover. First Edition, First printing. Previous owner of this book was Pauli Murray (1910 - 1985), civil rights activist, women's rights activist, lawyer, priest, and author. She was born in Baltimore and was the first African American to receive a Doctor of Juridical Science degree from Yale Law School. She was also the first African American to be ordained as an Episcopal priest. She was one of the first to publically criticize the sexism present in the civil rights movement and coined the term "Jane Crow." Her ownership stamp appears on the front pastedown and she has made numerous markings in red pen along the margins. This is an interesting book on gender roles and the female revolution, that clearly influenced Murray's own writings and activism. In blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor fading to spine and edges of boards. Remnants of tape to front endpaper and stain to fore-edge. Slight browning to margins of pages. In good white dust jacket with white title to blue spine panel. Chipping, closed tears, and wear to edges of jacket, which have been repaired along interior with tape. A spots of dampstaining to jacket. Jacket is now in a protective plastic cover. Includes laid in news clipping from the New York Times book review, reviewing this book. 247 pages. WOM/032117. Very Good / Good.
Cambridge: University Press, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 16mo. Pink illustrated cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Fading to spine. Minor rolling to spine. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 172 pages. NAT/101617. Very Good.
Columbia, MD: C. H. Fairfax Company Publishers, 1989. Paperback. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Black paper wrappers with white title to front wrapper and to spine. Minor rubbing and creasing to exterior. Ex libris with writing in pen to top corner and bottom of front free end page. Inscription from author to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. 203 pages. AFRAM/120716. Very Good.
New York: Playboy Press, 1974. Hardcover. 4to. Near fine in very good blue illustrated, price clipped dust jacket with white title to spine panel. Fading to spine panel and wear to edges of dust jacket. Interior is in lovely condition, clean and bright with no yellowing. Many full-color photographic illustrations. Ink inscription to previous owner opposite title page. Index, 214 pages. Nature. NAT/5093. Near Fine / Very Good.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, (1969). Hardcover. 8vo. “The first quantitative analysis of black political participation in the half-century after emancipation, Mrs. Callcott’s study does much to dispel the myth of Negro apathy during this period. She shows that, in fact, Maryland Negroes were impressive participants in the political process and that Maryland owes the establishment of its two-party system to its black citizens” (jacket). Near fine in very good+ brown price clipped dust jacket with brown title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear and fading to spine panel of dust jacket. Ex libris with writing to front free end page. Else is pristine. Index, 199 pages. MD/070716. Near Fine / Very Good+.