Cambridge: Addson-Welsley Press, Inc, 1951. First Edition. Hard Cover. Octavo. With special reference to the EDSAC and the uses of a library of subroutines. 167, (2)pp, Bound in original cloth. This was the first textbook written on the subject of computers, computer programming and software. Wilkes, Director of the Mathematical...
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London (1933-34): George Newnes. First Edition. Original Wraps. First edition, quarto, in the original 26 fortnightly parts; original pictorial wrappers; illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Owner name written in pencil on front wrap of part 17 thus: "Lt. D. K. Buchanan Dunlop HMS Douglas." The crew of HMS Douglas...
London (1883-1895 & 1897): George Routledge & Sons; J. M. Dent & Co. First Edition. A complete set of the Almanacks, including some varieties we have not seen; 17 volumes, one in dust jacket (1886). Almanack for 1883-1895. London; George Routledge & Sons, 1883-1895 (none was issued for 1896), together...
New York: Atheneum, 1968. First Edition. Hard Cover. Original blue cloth, xvi12 pages. SIGNED BY JAMES D. WATSON ON HALF TITLE PAGE without personalization. A fine first edition, review copy with publisher's slip laid-in. Dust jacket is so near fine. Housed in a custom made half calf morocco and cloth...
London (1852, 1853, 1854): Bradbury and Evans. First Edition. 12mo. Three volumes in original reddish-brown cloth; first issue of all three volumes, with first state ads in volumes I, II and III, as well as the textual points called for by Walter Smith in his bibliography. Marbled edges and marbled...
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Octavo. First Printing. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Dust jacket with $10.00 price on front flap. We have not seen this nice a dust jacket come to market in years. A beautiful copy. xii, 1245 pp.
New York (1955): The Johnny Gruelle Company. Octavo, 95 pages, 1 page of ads; pictorial dust jacket, with light wear at extremities.
New York (1934): The Modern Library. 12mo, 404 pages, 8 pages of ads; owner name on front pastedown. $1.95 on front flap of dust jacket, "300 titles" on rear panel. An early printing.
N.P. (1976): Northland Press. First Edition. Large octavo, 212 pages; number 94 of 250 copies, signed by Bower and Rosenstock. Maroon cloth over marbled boards, with cloth-covered slipcase, printed in gilt. Forward by Frank Waters. Book and slipcase are fine.
Occupied Japan (1948): Japan Travel Bureau. First Edition. Quarto, 40 pages; ribbon tied stiff pictorial wrappers, illustrated in color and black and white; price of 250 Yen on label on rear pastedown. Lacking the glassine dust jacket.
London: Rowland Ward Ltd., 1962. Octavo, 374 pages, folding table at rear. Bound in Zebra skin - one of a small number of copies specially bound. Illustrated in color and black and white; internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind.
New York (1950): Exposition Press. First Edition. Octavo, 62 pages; Inscribed thus on FEP: "To Mrs. Jennings / William Hardy Cowan / Nov. 13, 1950" - pictorial dust jacket with edgewear, light stain and a small hole on front panel.
N.P. (1943): David McKay. First Edition. Octavo, unpaginated; illustrated in color; pictorial boards, pictorial dust jacket, front flap corner-clipped, but price of $1.00 on rear flap; small loss at spine ends. "Reproduced from comic strip in the Saturday Evening Post." Internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind.
California: King Zany, 1938. First Edition. Uniquely and artistically bound in the flexible wood of the Joshua tree; 8vo, 19 leaves, printed in rust-colored ink; illustrated by the author. String-tied with leather. Charles Dill was a silent screen actor (as King Zany) who appeared with such stars as Mary Astor...
Fresno: Wilson Press, Inc., 1958. First Edition. Hard Cover. 17th Printing. SIGNED, INSCRIBED, AND DATED BY "PAPPY" BOYINGTON ON FRONTIS PAGE. Bound in publisher's green boards, with silver lettering spine. Fine copy in a very good++ dust jacket with short closed tear on front and rear panels of dust jacket...
England: Whitehall Silver & Plate Co. Address book, with 4 angels in silver bas-relief on front panel; binding is black full leather; 16mo, (4 3/4" x 3 1/4"), 104 pages, alphabetical tabs. Silver Makers Marks show Whitehill Silver & Plate Co., 1989 - 2004., Sheffield. No entries, no markings of...
Chicago: Sam Stone, 1904. First Edition. A miniature book (1 3/4" x 2 1/4"). A promotional book for the Campaign of Theodore Roosevelt; the appendix lists Electoral College votes by state. Yellow pictorial wrappers, printed in black; this copy is in English, but was also printed in Danish, German and Yiddish.
Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1911. First Edition. Publisher's light blue vertical grained cloth, with paper label portrait on front panel. Fifth impression. Light soiling to cloth, owner name on FEP and Dedication leaf; internally clean and bright.
Boston: Copeland and Day, 1895. First Edition. 12mo, 76 pages; original printed boards. Author's first trade publication, one of 500 copies printed. Light, occasional foxing on some leaves. Bookplate, neat owner name on front end paper, news article affixed to front free end paper. Housed in a handsome quarter-leather slipcase, with chemise.
London (1950): George G. Harrap & Company. First Edition. Octavo, 204 pages, publisher's pictorial orange cloth, printed in brown; pictorial dust jacket, with price on front flap, red on spine slightly fading, a couple of short closed tears. Internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind.
London (1967): John Murray. Fine binding by Bayntun-Reviere of blue polished calf; second edition, fourth impression (1967). Introduction by The Earl of Birkenhead. All edges gilt.
New York, Akron, O (1916): The Saalfield Publishing Company. Early edition, 12mo, 22 pages, all printed on muslin cloth, sewn at spine; beautifully illustrated in color. Internally clean and bright; a lovely and durable copy.
Nashville (1958): Abington Press. First Edition. Large octavo, 350 pages; neat owner name on FEP; dust jacket with price of $6 on front flap, spine fading, light wear at extremities.
New York (1939): Reynal & Hitchcock. First American Edition. Octavo, 306 pages; internally clean and bright. Price of $2.00 on rear flap. Dust jacket shows small loss at spine ends and some scuffs on front panel and spine.
New York: Macmillan, 1936. Hard Cover. Large Octavo. October 1936 printing. Bound in gray cloth with blue lettering spine and front cover. Very good copy with light wear to edges, small stains rear outer hinge, neat owner name ffep. Binding is tight and text is clean. 1037 pp.