Boston: John Boyle and J. D. M'Dougall, 1779. Containing, Spelling, Reading, Writing, and Arithmetick ... folding plate of geometric diagrams, a few text diagrams. vi, 378, (1)pp. 16mo, contemporary calf, rubbed, some light foxing, some pages dampstained. Boston: John Boyle and J. D. M'Dougall, 1779. From the English edition of 1731; The first American edition was printed in 1748. Karpinski, pp. 59-62; Evans 16524. In this copy there is a tear in the first page of the preface with a....
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New Orleans: Librairie Francaise Ad. Redmond. Illus. 48pp. 18mo, pr. wrs., spine newly rebacked, corners of wrappers chipped, wrappers soiled, pages throughout are age-toned, page 11 with a small amount of pencil annotations in margins, several pages creased in lower right corners margins, several pages with a small amount of chipping to bottom margins. Nouvelle-Orleans: Librairie Francaise Ad. Redmond, n.d., circa 1900.
Montpelier: C. W. Willard, 1864. Also the Constitution of the United States, with Notes and Queries, by Pliny H. White, and the Declaration of Independence. Full page map of Vermont and several county maps in the text. A few plates. 268pp. 8vo, 12mo, publisher's 1/2 black leather, edges of cloth worn, spine rubbed, page 13 chipped in upper right corner margin. Montpelier: C. W. Willard, 1864. First Edition A schoolbook.
Philadelphia: Leary's Book Store. 38pp. Thin 8vo, pr. wrs., front wrapper lightly dampstained, back wrapper lightly soiled, some margins lightly soiled. Philadelphia: Leary's Book Store, circa 1870. A completely filled in student's composition note book in neat manuscript hand. The front wrapper depicts an engraving of Leary's Cheap Book Store at its first location at 158 Second Street in Philadelphia. Below it is a brief advertisement for the store including that they have for sale over 100,000 books. Leary's Book...
Philadelphia: J.H. Butler & Co., 1875. 23 copperplate engravings, 22 are hand colored. 114 pages. 4to, slightly discolored grey printed boards. Philadelphia: J.H. Butler, 1875. Showing some wear at back hinge, but binding is sound. In very good condition. Samuel Augustus Mitchell Jr. continued his father's successful map making and publishing business, and was one of the most prolific and renowned 19th century American publishers.
Boston: Thomas & Andrews, 1816. 2 folding maps. 364pp. 8vo, contemporary calf, leather label, light browning to text, label chipped, binding rubbed and lightly soiled, last few pages lightly dampstained. Boston: Thomas & Andrews, 1816. The map of the world has an 2 inch tear on right fold with no loss of text and is lightly dampstained. The map of North America is lightly foxed. S&S 38293.
A. J. Nystrom & Co., 1950. Roller map. Includes original roller and hanging bracket. Map measures 27" x 49.75". This map uses red dots to register global population, with each dot indicating between 50,000 and 100,000 people. Although printed in the post-war period, the overall map bears marked similarities to our present day: in particular, the red regions of India and China are both the largest and most saturated. As is common for population density maps, populations of fewer than...
New York: G. & R. Waite, 1802. 261pp. + 1 page table of contents. 16mo, contemporary 1/2 calf, last blank page creased, spine and boards worn, boards lightly soiled, light foxing throughout, title page chipped in margin, first two blank pages soiled and chipped, endpapers dampstained. New York: Printed by G. & R. Waite, for N. Judah, 1802. Shaw and Shoemaker 3514.