Boston: Caleb Bingham, 1817. 300 pages. 12mo, uniquely bound in leather: original full leather calf boards are covered in leather sewn in a rudimentary fashion; leather wrappers are considerably worn, front hinge barely attached, back hinge detached, contemporary ownership signature in ink on title page, pages foxed and toned. Boston: Caleb Bingham, 1817. Stereotype edition. A good-only copy. Early American imprint.
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New London: Samuel Green. 230 pages. 12mo, full contemporary calf; two contemporary ownership signatures on chipped flyleaf, some arithmetic in pencil at back free end pages, pages toned & foxed, corners bumped, leather worn at edges and hinges of covers, spine label missing. New London: Samuel Green, (no date, circa 1802). A very good(-) copy. Early American imprint.
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......
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.
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.....
Dedham: Herman Mann, 1806. 232 pages. 12mo, full contemporary calf; covers considerably worn with some loss of leather at spine, hinges weak, corners bumped, some contemporary notations in pencil and ink inside front cover and on first end page, some toning and foxing throughout. Dedham: Hermann Mann, 1806. First American edition, from the Eighth London Edition. A good-only copy. Early American imprint.
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 repair on right fold with no loss of text and is foxed and stained. 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.....
Boston: Lincoln & Edmands, 1820. Illustrated with four plates. 360 pages. 12mo, full contemporary calf; leather worn at covers, edges, spine and corners, corners bumped, some pages torn (but not loss of legibility), some scribbles in ink, including pipes added to the figures on each plate, foxing and toning present throughout. Boston: Lincoln & Edmands, 1820. A very good(-) copy. Early American imprint.
Albany: E. & E. Hosford, 1808. Illustrated with some tables. 172 pages + appendix. 12mo, full contemporary calf; leather scratched at covers and worn at spine, edges and corners, corners slightly bumped, flyleaf torn, contemporary ownership signatures in ink, some ink stains, toning and foxing throughout, pages 17 and 18 torn at bottom with some loss of text. Albany: E. & E. Hosford, 1808. First edition. A very good(-) copy. Early American imprint.
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.