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London: Stanford's Geographical Establishment, 1902. Map. Color lithograph. Image size 26" x 36 3/4", page size 27" x 40 1/4". Iconic map which was included in the final series of three of Charles Booth's "Life and Labour of the People of London." The last series was a conclusion of the previous two. This particular map was intended to highlight the hierarchy of social influences in London, showing an overwhelming number of houses that sell alcohol as compared to schools and.....
New York: Harcourt, 1981. 10 full-page color plates, from the original water-color drawings of Hannah Millard. Introduction by Kevin Starr, historical notes by Leon D. Adams. Unpaginated, folio, burgundy cloth with mounted title front cover, printed mylar dust wrapper; very minor fading to bottom edge of cloth. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1981). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Facsimile reprint of the San Francisco: Edward Bosqui & Co., 1877 edition.
New York: Stewart Tabori & Chang, 2001. Illustrated profusely in color. 312 pages. Tall 4to, brown blind stamped cloth (some edge wear and bumped corners), dust wrapper (also some edge wear and bumping to corners). New York: Stewart Tabori & Chang, (2001). A very good(+) copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
Paris: 1773. Lacking a general title page, but with the dated half title. [ii], iv, 198 pages. Illustrated at rear with 12 interesting copperplates, 2 double-page, by Goussier & Benard. Folio, bound in contemporary tan boards with leather spine (well-rubbed overall and worn at corners; leather backstrip quite cracked and chipped but still holding; light scattered spotting and staining). [Paris], 1773. A very good wide-margined copy.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1952. xii, 372 pages. Thick narrow 8vo, two-toned beige & green cloth (spine ends just a bit worn; pages uniformly toned). Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1952. Second edition. A very good(+) early copy of this scarce and classic mixology book. "What 'Gray' means to the medical student and 'Hoyle' to the would-be card sharp, 'Embury' means to the budding mixologist. In 1948, David Augustus Embury, a sixtyish New York lawyer with no connection to, as he.....
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1944. 8vo, red cloth. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1944). First Edition Inscribed by Jackson on Feb. 1, '44. "For Whoever buys this book in the Westport War Bond auction - & good luck & best wishes".Very good copy of this classic title, lacking the dust wrapper & with minimal dust soil.