Sea & Ships

Sea & Ships

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8vo. 230 x 127 mm. Includes the 2nd issue of Maskelyne's 'Instructions Relative to the Observation of the Ensuing Transit of the Planet Venus'. With early inscription in an unidentified hand to Admiral [James] Saumarez, 'With respectful compliments to Admiral Saumarez./ A puzzle for you, sir'. [10],167,[1],44,[4]. Early full calf, worn, joints started. With stamp of 'E. Libris/ H.G. Doggett,/ ___ in catalogue.' Bookplate removed from pastedown. Minor foxing to leaves. A clean copy, with interesting inscription, in a worn early binding, of a rare title. Full calf, rubbed, with joints cracked and starting. Light dampstaining to tail margin of first few leaves. Heavy toning to endpaper margins, with small previous owner stamp to f.f.e.p. VG.
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8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by the publisher. Lacking d.j. Some light wear to cloth spine ends and extremities. A touch of shelfwear to boards. VG/--.
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Small 4to. Half leather. Top edge gilt. Leaves and illustrations toned, some creased and smudged with short tears; a little worn and stained at fore and bottom edges. Covers bowed, Fade and worn. Spine ends rubbed. G
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(1976). 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by author on label. Minor toning to edges of cloth. Creasing to a few corners from dog-earing. Light chipping to edges and corners of dust jacket, with small closed tear to top edge of back panel. Slight rubbing to panels. VG/VG.
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4to. INSCRIBED by Arthur H. Gosselin, Chairman of Connecticut Port Survey Commission. Toning to leaves, top edge dust soiled. Toning, edgewear to covers (especially at corners). Paper spine label darkened. VG
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8vo. 'VOL. VI. New Series', July, September, October, and November Only. On pp. 295-301 is the first printing of 'ADVENTURES OF HENRY BIRD,' captured by the Shawnees in Ohio, 1811. (Ayer Supplement #2). Half-leather. Covers detached. Lacking general title page. Mild foxing throughout. Bookplate to front paste-down. Rear hinge cracked and front cover detached. Covers quite rubbed and worn. Sold with all faults. Good.
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(1928). Large 8vo, cloth. 87 plates. English captions to inside rear cover. Rebound, original wrapper mounted to front cover. V.g.
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(1873). 8vo. 1st edition. Spine slightly cocked. Chipping to ends of faded spine. Darkening to edges of text block. Previous owner's name inked to and small open tear to head of f.f.e.p. Light foxing to some leaves. VG.
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8vo. Fraying to ends of darkened spine. Scuffing and light soiling to cloth. A few spots of overopening. Previous owner's blind stamp to title page. VG.
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4to. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author at half-title and INSCRIBED to Marty Forscher at f.f.e.p. Subtitle at front board. Minor bumping and scuffing to extremities of cloth, with light fading to spine and gentle rubbling along edges of boards. Mild offsetting and foxing to endpapers. VG.
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Thick 8vo. 1st edition. Top edge gilt. Some toning to leaves, a little foxing to fore-edge and minor rubbing to bottom edge. Some rubbing to boards; a little wear and bumping to edges. VG
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Translated out of the original tongues and with all former translations diligently compared and revised. Red letter edition. Pictorial pronouncing dictionary and other instructive features. A family Bible beautifully illustrated with masterpieces of religious art. Master reference edition.
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8vo. Later edition. Lean to spine. Some edgewear and darkening to covers. A little toning to leaves. VG.
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8vo. Later edition. With two folding maps and illustrations throughout. Original cloth, rebacked, with original spine laid-down. Bumping to extremities. Light ubbing to cloth. Foxing to leaves throughout. Minor tears to maps. Previous owner's presentation inscription to first blank, dated 1856. VG.
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8vo. 2nd edition, 'Improved.' Original cloth, lightly worn at extremities with minor dampstaining to both boards. A bit of spotting and traces of organic matter to leaves. With one plate, detached. VG.
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