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...
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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...
Bennington: Darius Clark, 1815. 12 unnumbered leaves. 12mo, sewn, page margins uncut, first and last leaves lightly soiled, last leaf chipped on right and with a small hole near top of text with the loss of some text. Bennington: Darius Clark, (1815). Drake 13570. Shaw & Shoemaker 34676.
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.
New York: Facts on File, 1982. Illus., some in color. 400pp. 8vo, blue boards, d.w. New York: Facts on File, (1982). Book Club Edition. Near Fine.
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.
Niort: Lefrac-Elies, 1792. 112 pages, tiny chip on half title and title page, slim 16mo, 1/2 vellum-backed marbled boards (vellum discolored). Niort: Lefranc-Elies, 1792. Very Good.
Paris: Testu, 1792. Title page woodcut vignette, 5 copper engraved portraits. 680 pages, thick 8vo. Early binding of full burgundy leather, with ornately gilt spine, hinges are strengthened, corners bumped and worn, light soiling, all edges gilt. (Paris): D'Houry & Debure, 1792. Very good. The last royal almanac of the reig of Louis XVI and the first almanac of the constitutional monarchy.
Philadelphia: Jacob Johnson, 1805. 8 folding maps. 628pp., thick 12mo, full calf; lightly foxed throughout, covers worn with some minor loss at head of spine, split to the upper front hinge. Philadelphia: Jacob Johnson, 1805. A worn, but still very good copy.
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: Library of America, 1987. 1605pp. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. (New York): Library of America, (1987). Near Fine.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1977. Color plates by Norman Rockwell. 4to, pr. wrs. New York: Ballantine Books, (1977). Very good.
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...
Gottingen: Dieterich, 1803. Illustrated with 1 map, 4 folding plates and 16 copper engravings, scattered foxing. Small ex-libris stamp on title, small tear on several pages not affecting the text. 24mo, tan speckled boards. Gottingen: Heinrich Dieterich, 1803. Fisrt Edition. A very nice copy.
London: Horsfield, 1790. Wherein are Contain'd, Necessary Rules and Useful Tables... Printed in red and black. 48pp., narrow 32mo, original marbled paper wrappers (spine chipped). London: Robert Horsfield, . First Edition. Very good (+). Rare miniature almanac for 1790.
Philadelphia: T. Belknap, 1832. 508 pages with tipped-in map. 8vo., bowed and edge-worn leather covers stamped at spine, pages moderately foxed throughout. Philadelphia: T. Belknap, 1832. A very good copy. Repair to map, ding on outer paper edge, inscribed Samuel M. Keehan April 22nd 1835 Beautiful historical guide to Pennsylvannia.
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Educational & Cultural Alliance, 1984. Illus. 101pp. 4to, pr. wrs. light rubbing to edges. (Brooklyn): Brooklyn Educational & Cultural Alliance, (1984).
Garden City: Doubleday, 1971. Maps. 1135pp. 8vo, two-toned cloth, d.w. chipped, d.w. and cloth lightly soiled. Garden City: Doubleday, 1971.
London: Company of Stationers, 1819. 14 issues bound together. Illustrated. Very thick 12mo, rubricated titles and text, bound in early boards. London Printed by Cox and Baylis for the Company of Stationers, 1819-1832. Very good (+).
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.