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(New York):(Country Life Press). 1934. 1st edition. 107pp. Illustrated. Hardcover, Boards are lightly soiled and shelfworn, but otherwise very good condition. Labels on front cover and spine slightly soiled and edge points gently worn. Page edges slightly soiled. Internally, a light rust stain and impression to first few pages from a paper clip left to long. Same stains to authors card which is now laid in. Otherwise pages clean and the last few are still uncut. Inscribed on title page for Mr. Ernest Hutcheson. A very good copy.
New York:Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc. (1963). 1st US edition. 232pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy inside and out, with a very good, slightly edgeworn dust jacket.
New York:Mason Brothers. 1860. 1st edition. 502pp. Hardcover. Brown boards shelfworn and soiled with wear to edges and edge points. Gilt on spine dulled but still legible. Page edges soiled. Internally, previous owners name is inked to 2nd free end-page, otherwise paper is age toned, with some soiling/smudging scattered throughout. The binding is tight but hinges are starting. A good solid copy.
Moscow:Foreign Languages Publishing House. 1959. Translated from the Russian by George H. Hanna. 274pp. Illustrated, with folding map at end. Hardcover with dust jacket. In very good condition. Slight age toning to end pages, but free of previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with shelfwear to edges and folds, including some chipping and small tears.
Boston:Houghton, Osgood, and Company. 1880. 360pp + errata. 1st edition. Signed by author. Green boards very lightly shelf-worn with a bit of mottling to the rear cover and chipping/fraying to spine ends. Internally, the second free end-page has a gift inscription on the top of the page and is signed and inscribed by the author on the bottom half of the page. Otherwise the pages are clean and bright. The binding is tight and the hinges still intact. Overall, a very good, clean and bright copy, signed by the author. *The author was a former Chief Justice of Illinois, and the book is comprised of essays compiled from his travels during his retirement, including chapters on Hawaii and Cuba.
Glasgow:Thomas Murray. (1868). 132pp with 22pp advertisements. Illustrated. Softcover. Internally a very good copy. Illustrations are all bright. Binding shows wear at the edges. Rather than water or coffee stains, there are a few droppings of melting candles on front cover suggesting a contemporary use before the advent of electricity. Overall, this is a very good copy.
Boston:Houghton Mifflin Company. 1938. 1st edition. lxiii+430pp. Illustrated, with map in rear pocket. Hardcover. Blue boards lightly soiled, shelfworn and faded. Gilt dulled on cover and spine. Internally, aside from slight age-toning to end-pages, a very good, clean copy, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The map is in very good condition, with no tears but worn along all folds.
Fernard Nathan. (1949). 187pp, Illustrated with 127 black/white photographs, 64 of which by H. Cartier-Bresson. Text in French. Softcover with dust jacket. White covers clean with some wear to edges. Internally, paper is age toned but with no previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket is in good condition, still in one piece but soiled, with wear to all edges and folds. The front flap is starting to separate, with additional tears along both sides of spine ends.
Boston:Ticknor and Fields. 1863. 1st edition (with one page of ads at end and the mis-spelled 'myterious' on page 145). 398pp+1pp ads. Hardcover. Brown embossed boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with gilt on spine dulled. Page edges soiled. Internally, a previous owners name (Susan Hawthorne Pierce) is inked ot top of half title page, with a small inch long damp stain to foredge, intruding ever so slightly into margins from page 313 to end. One signature, page 147-168 still attached but starting to loosen. The binding is tight and hinges intact. Overall, a near very good copy. *Bal:7626
London:Saunders and Otley. 1839. 2nd edition. xi+312pp and iv+305pp. Illustrated with 8 lithographic plates (5 with tissue guards) and numerous drawings in text. Hardcover. Bound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards. Leather spine decorated in gilt. Leather is worn and scuffed with some chipping to spine strip as well as to one leather label. The spine ends are worn and chipped and edge points bumped. The marbled boards are rubbed and shelfworn but boards are still firmly attached. Page edges marbled. Internally, both volumes have 3 bookplates to inside front board (stacked), and both volumes have the 2nd free endpage top edge clipped. The frontispiece in the 1st volume still has tissue guard however other 3 do not, as well as other 3 having old damp stains to outer edge of margins, none intruding onto plate. All 4 plates in volume 2 have tissue guards and are in very good condition. Both volumes are in very good, clean condition. The bindings are tight and hinges intact.
RAND MCNALLY AND CO.'S NEW GUIDE TO THE PACIFIC COAST, SANTE FE ROUTE. California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Kansas.
Chicago:Rand McNally & Company, Publishers. 1893. 212pp. With fold-out map. Illustrated. In very good, clean condition. The only prior ownership mark is a round blue stamp of the R. R. N. Co. of L.A. on the first free end-page. Otherwise the pages are clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The fold-out map of United States is in very good condition. The maroon boards are in very good condition with just hints of shelf-wear. Gilt still bright on cover and spine. A very good copy.
London:George Routledge and Sons, Ltd. (1937). 1st English edition. xi+250pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Turquoise boards slightly shelfworn and soiled. Edges, top and bottom, are sunfaded. Internally, penciled inscription to top of 1st free end-page, otherwise pages are clean. Several pages towards the center have their bottom edges creased. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is quite soiled and worn, still in one piece (not price clipped), but with chips and tears to edges and folds. A very good/good dust jacket. *The author "arranged to follow the route of his childhood's hero, limited his journey similarly to a period of eighty days. Here are his impressions on that journey...Part of the journey was made in the company of Charlie Chaplin, of whom he gives a delicate and profound account."
London:A. & C. Black. 1913. 1st edition. x+479pp. Illustrated by F. de Haenen with 48 color, 48 black/white, and map at rear. Hardcover. Brown decorated boards soiled and shelfworn, with wear to edges and some bubbling to cloth on front cover. Page edges soiled. Internally there are no previous owners marks or signatures. There is some scattered soiling but otherwise a good, solid, tight copy. All plates present as called for. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
London:George, Philip and Son. 1898. 1st edition. xlii+243pp+errata page. Illustrated with 15 maps and 6 plans. Red flexi-covers rubbed and lightly soiled, with light general shelf-wear and slight sun-fading to spine strip. Internally, penciled note to margin of map on 1st free end-page and notes penciled to top half of errata page, otherwise a very good, clean copy. All maps present as called for, and in very good condition.
New York:Oxford University Press. 1928. 117pp. teg. Now first printed from the original MS. and edited by Ryllis Clair Alexander. With illustrations and collotype facsimilies of the MS. No. 13 of a limited editon of 575 copies. Vellum spine and marbled boards lightly soiled. Interior pages clean and bright with no previous owners marks or signatures. A very good copy.
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