New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1994). First Edition. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo. Near fine in near fine light blue illustrated dust jacket with blue title to front and spine panels. One small closed tear to top inside flap hinge corner of dust jacket and minor bump to bottom corner of boards. Else is pristine with illustrations. Index, 233. Nature. NAT1/3082. Near Fine / Near Fine.
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Boston: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book, Little, Brown and Company, (1976). Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in very good black and yellow dust jacket with brown title to front panel and white title to black spine. Minor rubbing to dust jacket. Pristine interior with many photographic illustrations by the author. 228 pages + photos. Women's Studies. WOM1/3252. Near Fine / Very Good.
London: Ian Allan LTD., 1981. Hardcover. 8vo. Black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor damp staining to top edge of text block, does not effect text or illustrations. The letter "S" is written in pen on the top corner of the front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Includes many photographic illustrations. White illustrated dust jacket with green title to front panel and spine. Jacket shows minor wear including a slight damp stain to bottom edge of front panel and spine and a very small open tear to head of spine. 96 Pages. Automotive. AUTO/090507. Very Good+ / Very Good+.
New York: 1889. A leaf from Cram's Standard American Atlas of the World. This is a double page map with original outline color. Virtually all known railroads, finished and unfinished, Post Offices and Money Order Post Offices are indicated. Extensive county, city, township detail. Map measures 56 x 41 cm. or approximately 22.05 x 16.14 inches. Archivally matted. #54274. Near Fine.
Paris: Gauthier-Villars, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1870. Paperback. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. 8vo. Signed by author on front wrapper. Beige paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Browning to front wrapper as well as one very small open tear. Minor chipping and creasing to edges of wrappers. Minor browning to edges as well as minor foxing throughout. Text is clean and bright with many graphs and illustrations. 66 pages. SCI/042408. Very Good.
New York: Random House, (1964). Hardcover. 4to. Very good in very good illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and white title to black spine. Interior is clean and bright with 264 illustrations, Including 108 in color. Minor edgewear to dust jacket includes 3 small open tears. Index, 299 pages. Nature. NAT110231. Very Good.
Leipzig: Gerhard Fleischer dem Jüngern, 1811. Hardcover. Lacks both illustrations. German astronomer Dr. August Heinrich Christian Gelpke (1769 - 1842) is best known for his theory on comets and how they impact the Earth's surface. Bound in modern black leatherette boards with black and gilt title label to front cover. Rubbing to hinges, edges of boards, and corners. Scuff mark to front cover. Minor toning to margins, else clean interior. Bookplate of Harry Rabinowitz to front pastedown. Size: Thin, small quarto. 80 pages. SCI/042915. Very Good.
Augsburg, Germany: Erhard Ratdolt, 1488. An Incunabula Leaf from the Hungarian Chronicle of Johannes de Thurocz, which was the most extensive Hungarian work of this kind dating from the 15th century. The Chronicle was probably made on the impulse of dignitaries who were working in the Royal court of King Matthias Corvinus. Johannes de Thurocz, a member of Turiec a yeoman family, produced it while working from 1475 as a general notary of a regional judge. Erhard Ratdolt in Ausgburg, Germany printed it on June 3, 1488 for Theobald Feger. There are 8 lines of gothic text in Latin printed single column on paper as well as a 130 x 111 mm woodblock print of the coronation of King Besya. The verso contains 38 lines of the same text with no woodblock print. Beautifully custom framed. #17511. Fine.
London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1969. Hardcover. 8vo. In Very good orange cloth covered boards with black title stamp to spine and front cover. In map illustrated white and green DJ. Very clean internally with illustrations throughout. A crisp copy of this SCARCE title. Index. 183pp. SCI/022306. Very Good+ / Very Good.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co, 1960. Paperback. Warmly inscribed on front free endpaper by the author to neurosurgeon Lester Mount. First edition. Very good in orange and green paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. A few smudges to cover; clean interior. 224 pages. MED/071312. Very Good.
Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. Hardcover. First Edition. This book "tells the dramatic stories of the journalists who covered World War I for the American public. Dubbs draws on personal accounts from contemporary newspaper and magazine articles and books to convey the experiences of the journalists of World War I, from the western front to the Balkans to the Paris Peace Conference" (jacket). Fine in grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In white illustrated jacket with grey spine titled in white. Clean and bright. 294 pages. WWI/060517. Fine / Fine.