London: Various, 1772. Rubricated text throughout. Illustrated with many charts and some woodcut diagrams. Thick 12mo, contemporary red calf, gilt, leather label, a.e.g. London: various publishers, , for The Company of Stationers, 1772. First editions. An interesting collection in a very good(+) attractive period binding Titles include: Remarkable News from the Stars; The Gentleman's Diary & Mathematical Repository; The Ladies' Diary; Vox Stellarum; Merlinus Liberatus; Parker's Ephemeris; The Coelestial Diary; Poor Robin; The English Apollo; Speculum Anni; Olympia Domata; The...
Company of Stationers, 1796. With a copper engraved view of the Inside of the Hall of Carleton House folded into binding forming 3 pages. Illustrated, 64mo., 10 pages. Original burgundy morocco, covers with inlays of red blue and green and gold stripes in a matching (original) slipcase. In virtually pristine condition. A very rare miniature book, measuring 2.50 x 2.25 ". Printed for the Company of Stationers. 1796. Scarce. Very good (+).
Woodstock: Elm Tree Press, 1909. Preface by Edmund Lester Pearson. Facsimile frontis illustration. Thin 8vo, cloth-backed marbled boards with paper labels on spine and front cover; lightly edgeworn, corners bumped. Woodstock: Elm Tree Press, 1909. A very good copy. A very rare pamphlet first published in New Haven Connecticut in 1773 and now reprinted for the first time.
Paris: Chez Janet. Text in French. Engraved title page and illustrated with 6 black and white engravings by A.B. Massol, protective tissue guards. Unpaginated (some light foxing), miniature book, 32mo, pale pink boards with decorative gilt stamped borders, all edges gilt, matching slipcase (slipcase a little darkened by dust). Paris: Chez Janet, no date, circa 1810. A very good(+) copy. Very scarce. Includes poetry selections from various authors and 23 pages without text, (12 decorated with engraved zodiac designs,) plus...
Providence: 1824. 4 volumes. 12mo, sewn, page margins uncut, all volumes are lightly soiled on self-wrappers, with scattered light foxing to some pages, and 3 of 4 have a few pages with contemporary ink annotations in margins, the almanacs for the years 1827 and 1828 have a few pages that are lightly dampstained, the almanac for 1828 has many pages creased in lower right corner margins. Providence: (Various printers), 1824-1827. Drake 13021, 13023, 13025, 13027.
Paris: Janet, 1820. 6 engraved plates. 18mo, turquoise boards decoratively stamped in gilt. Paris: Janet, n.d. [ca 1820] A Ladies Almanac, containing fragments of poetry and prose, apparently published yearly, often with a calendar, which this one lacks. Exceptionally fine copy, with a matching board slipcase.
Boston: Thomas Groom, 1840. Folding street map of Boston, several small engravings on the top of some pages, 130 pages. 24mo, original brown cloth with gilt decoration on front cover, cloth and fore-edges lightly soiled, corners lightly bumped, page 71 creased on upper right corner of text. Boston: Thomas Groom, (1840). Pages 49 to 110 comprise a business and political directory for Boston. Contains the color ads from S. N. Dickinson's print shop mounted on the front and back endpapers. Drake 4208.
New York: Shepard Kollock, 1876. Includes map tipped-in at first end paper: The City of New York published by J. Disturnell, engraving, 13.5 x 12.5 inches, 1876; tear near at center-left margin extends to image, otherwise in very good condition. 98 pages. Slim 8vo, original black cloth covered boards, cloth worn at head and tail of spine as well as at corners of boards, binding fragile at first signature but intact. In very good (+) condition. New York: Shepard Kollock...
A. B. Keyes, 1854. Almanac. Original printed self-wrappers, stitched into contemporary plain paper wrappers. Wrappers soiled and edgeworn. Notations in ink "R. L. Doe". 8" x 5". This rare farmer's almanack from 1854 is the first to contain a map of the gold mining region of California. It has a full page advertisement for Webster's Dictionary on the back cover.
Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1864. 641pp. 12mo, original black cloth, ex libris, spine ends worn and repaired. Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1864. First Edition. Contains many political and economic statistics on the United States and each free state and territory. None of the Confederate states are included. At the end are several pages of publisher's ads and ads from Philadelphia merchants.
New York: Pratt & Co., 1849. Containing..an almanac for 1849...and a business directory for the state...to which is appended, a short advertising register. Folding map of New Hampshire, text Illus. 123pp. + 15pp. appendix. 24mo, original brown cloth, corners very lightly bumped, otherwise very good. New York: Pratt & Co., 1849. First Edition On the lined memorandum pages for March, April, and May are contemporary ink annotations for goods purchased with prices.
Copenhagen: Hoeckes, 1816. Kongel Majestaets Soe- Krigstieneste staaende Flagmaend or Officierer m.v. for Aar 1816. Bound with: Wolf, Jacob. Skriv og Reise Calender for det Aar ester Christi Fodsel 1816, fom er et Skud-Aar. Title vignette, 2 vols. in one, 24mo, original marbled boards; (worn). Kiobenhavn: P.H. Hoeckes (part I), J.F. Schultz (part II), 1816. Good.
Copenhagen: Hoeckes, 1817. Kongel Majestaets Soe- Krigstieneste staaende Flagmaend og Officierer m.v. for Aar 1817. Bound with: Schumacher Heinrich Christian. Skriv or Reise Calender for det Aar ester Christi Fodsel 1817, fom er det forste Aar ester Skud-Aar. Title vignette, 2 vols. in one. 24mo, original marbled boards; (spine worn, part II dampstained). Kiobenhaven: P.H. Hoeckes (part I), J.F. Schultz (part II), 1817. Good.