London: Harrison and Sons, 1914. Cloth Hardcover. Harrison and Sons. First Edition. Octavo. 187pp. ads. Hardcover. Illustrated with 51 plates and line drawings. Original red cloth. Top and bottom of spine stained. General light wear. Previous owners signature. Very good. Large 8vo. Item #10081
Los Angeles: Privately Printed, 1949. Hardcover. Privately Printed. Quarto. 23pp. txt, plus several unpaginated pages of photographs. Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press. Item #8562
Adler, Jacob; Kamins, Robert M.
Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. University of Hawaii Press. 243pp. Illustrated. Light foxing on fore-edge. Spine of dustjacket faded. 8vo. Item #8021
Angas, George French
SAVAGE LIFE AND SCENES IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: Being an Artist's Impressions of Countries and People at the Antipodes. 2 Volumes.
Adelaide: Libraries Board of Australia, 1969. Facsimile edition. Leatherette. Libraries Board of Australia. Octavo. 2 Volumes: 339pp; 280pp. AUSTRALIANA FACSIMILE EDITIONS No. 184. Illustrated. Some light soiling to fore-edge of volume 1.; a couple minor soil spots on covers. Item #7981
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1961. Second edition. Hardcover. Princeton University Press. Quarto. 343pp. Incl index. Small ink name on title-page. Tear to dustjacket. Item #8378
Brewster, Charles W.
Portsmouth, N.H. Lewis W. Brewster, 1873. Second edition. Hardcover. Lewis W. Brewster. Octavo. 2 volumes: First Series: 1873. 381pp. Incl. Index of Names. Second Edition; Second Series: 1869. 375pp. First edition.Original dark brown embossed cloth, spine stamped in gold. Coated paper endpapers have some shallow cracks, but hinges are sound... Item #10918
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1935. First edition. Hardcover. Hodder & Stoughton. Royal octavo, large paper edition. SIGNED & Numbered, Limited edition # 324 of 500 copies. White buckram, stamped in gold. T.E.G. Book is very clean and nice. In slipcase that is darkened on all edges and has some insect... Item #10305
Byrd, Robert C.
Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1995. Hardcover. U.S. Government Printing Office. Octavo. 189pp. Some illustrations. inscribed by BYRD, "Best Wishes to R.G. Hansen..."Red cloth decorated with gold medallion, stamped in gold. Item #9911
Mexico: Archivo Casasola. Cloth Hardcover. Archivo Casasola. 1900-1940. First 20 issues of this bound-up periodical with original covers bound-in. In Spanish. Profusely illustrated with historic photographs. First 3 volumes in smooth burgundy cloth, 4th volume in rough burgundy cloth with red cloth corners. Rubbing and some fraying to spine ends... Item #7752
New York: The Telegraph Press, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. The Telegraph Press. Royal octavo. 205pp. Illustrated from photographs. light foxing to endpapers. Attractive bookplate on front paste-down. This author takes a Pro-Italian view of Mussolini's invasion of Ethiopia. Item #9680
HISTORY OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH MICHIGAN OF THE IRON BRIGADE, KNOWN AS THE DETROIT AND WAYNE COUNTY REGIMENT
Detroit: Winn & Hammond, 1891. First edition. Hardcover. Winn & Hammond. Quarto. 483pp., plus 1p. ad. Includes list of original members, and index. Illustrated. Original embossed red cloth with gold lettering. Paper-clipped unto ffep is a typed "Compliments of the Burton Historical Collection..." notice on Detroit Public Library stationery, dated... Item #9269
WORKS OF CHARLES DARWIN Early John Murray editions uniformly bound in half-leather bindings 1873-1886
London: John Murray/ Smith Elder & Co. 1873-1886. 3/4 Leather. John Murray/ Smith Elder & Co. Octavo. 3/4-leather bindings with marbled boards and edges. Spines with raised bands, title labels, gilt lettering and decoration. Spines are a little sunned, some rubbing and wear to spine tops, corners rubbed. Leather finish... Item #11316
Philadelphia: M.Murphy, 1880. First edition thus. Hardcover. M.Murphy. Octavo. A New American Edition. Five volumes: 489pp.; 590pp.; 630pp.; 579pp.; 504pp. Includes index. Extensive notes throughout. Green pebble-cloth with gilt titles. Some rubbing to spine ends and a little to edges. Neat ownership signature and date in each volume. Very nice..... Item #12426
French, Alvah P. (Editor); Clark, Will L. (Staff Historian)
New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Lewis Historical Publishing Company. Quarto. Five Volumes. Volumes I & II, Historical, 1060pp. Incl index; Volumes III & IV, Biographical, 644pp. text, incl. index, plus 100s of un-numbered full-page portraits.Volume V,1927, Biographical, 265pp., incl. index. Additional Biographies, each illustrated with... Item #8402
Gardiner, Samuel Rawson
London/ New York: Goupil & Co. / Scribners, 1899. Limited ed. Full Leather. Goupil & Co. / Scribners. Folio. 216pp. Full Leather. Color frontispiece and 43 engraved plates. Limited to 1475 copies. Tissue guards are toned. Light foxing throughout, incl. Frontise and some plate margins. Full brown leather binding has... Item #8419
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1889. Limited ed. Hardcover. J.B. Lippincott Company. Quarto. 396pp. Illustrated. Limited to 780 copies. Large paper copy. Red Cloth stamped in gold. Cover a bit scuffed and soiled; spine head and tail rubbed with a couple small ,1/4" tears. Some light foxing to the first and... Item #8490
Baltimore. Williams & Wilkins Company. 1914. First Edition. Hard Cover. Howes H706. Williams & Wilkins Company. Octavo.423pp. 25 illustrations including a fold-out War Map of Virginia, 11 b&w plates and several text illustrations. Errata laid-in. Spine is faded and rubbed at ends, corners lightly bumped. Damage to a the top... Item #7618
LAND LABOR AND GOLD; or Two Years in Victoria with Visits to Sydney and Van Deimen's Land. (Two Volumes)
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1855. First edition. Hardcover. Ticknor and Fields. 12mo. 2 volumes. 441pp.; 426pp. plus 8pp. ads. Original brown blind-stamped cloth. Some light rubbing, corners turned. Small, neat ink name and date on ffep. Endpapers and first and last few pages have some light foxing. May be missing... Item #10249
Hunt, Capt. G.H.
London: G. Routledge & Co. 1858. First edition. Full Leather. G. Routledge & Co. Octavo. 352pp. Illustrated with 7 hand-colored lithographs. Full leather, covers stamped "Upper Canada College," with 1864 presentation plate on front paste-down as book was given as a prize for academic achievement. Corners and spine edges rubbed... Item #10839
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1893, 1894,1896. First edition. Hardcover. G.P. Putnam's Sons. Thick octavo. First English language edition. Three volumes: Part I: The Country and It's Inhabitants. 588pp. Four folding maps, incl index; Part II: The Institutions. 565pp. incl. index; Part III: The Religion. 601pp. incl index. T.E.G. Untrimmed..... Item #11372
Lewis, Edward R. Jr.
Edward R. Lewis Jr. 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Edward R. Lewis Jr. Quarto. 253pp. plus Personal Name Index. Illustrated from old photographs. Small price mark in ink of ffep. Dustjacket has edgewear, chips and small tears. Item #9909
Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia, 1967. Facsimile Edition. Hardcover. Libraries Board of South Australia. Octavo. 2 Volumes. 402pp.; 395pp. plus fold-out map at rear. Facsimile edition of the original 1852 edition published by T & W Boone. Green leatheret, title stamped in gold. A couple corners bumped. Item #8940
CHRISTIANITY AND THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. An Examination of the Christian Forces at Work in the Administration of India and of the Mutual Relations of the British Government and Christian Missions 1600-1920.
London. Faber & Gwyer Limited. 1929. First Edition. Hard Cover. Faber & Gwyer Limited. 160pp. Library Bookplate, stamped 'sold". Cloth worn, corners bumped. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Item #8221
Merrihew, S. (Chairman)
New Bedford: J.C. Parmenter, Mercury Office, 1836. Paperback. J.C. Parmenter, Mercury Office. 16mo. 8pp. Self- wrappers, sewn into plain blue paper cover. Includes Articles I-XX and "List of Persons Belonging to Engine Number Seven. Poorly openend so tears to tops of pages. Some edge-wear to bottom, where cover does not..... Item #10282
Monshi, Eskandar Beg
Boulder, Co: Westview Press, 1978. Hardcover. Westview Press. Octavo. 3 volumes. Volume I & II continuous pagination, 1-1399. Volume III: Index.355pp. Translated by Roger M. Savory. Blue cloth stamped in silver, light rubbing to spine ends and cornewrs. Some minor silverfish damage to front endpaper of index volume. Item #11009