Fair. Stiff paper covered wraps are browned and worn and separated from text block. Back cover is missing. Spine is fragmented and glued to spine. Last page 279/8 is loose. Cover has imprint of Johnson and Emigh Publishers, 10 Post St., San Francisco. Previous owner sig on first blank page dated 1892, Pacific Grove. Main text block is still intact.
Good. No Jacket. Red boards are lightly worn and faded. Page edges dusty. Not a great copy of this book but what makes it special and interesting is the signature on the FEP of George Sprague Myers the Stanford professor and expert on exotic fishes. He has signed it with his full name and the title "Grand Dragon Ku Klux Klan" followed by a crude drawing of a flaming cross. Book came to this shop from the son of Myers who lived nearby and who disposed of lots of his fathers books, old aquarium ...
Binding: Paper Wraps
Publisher: Padell Book Co., New York
Description: Good. Red, white and blue paper wraps are chipped and worn on edges. Staple binding. Manual of Kodokwan judo thoroughly modernized and particularly adapted for use in our armed forces. $1 price on cover. 88 pages plus ads. Pages tanning on edges. World War II publication with no date given. Read More
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Oxford University
Date published: 1941
Description: Very Good. No Jacket. Signed by Author Blue boards are rubbed on edges and have several light stains on cover. Gilt imprint on spine. Interesting series of signatures. Initial inscription is from James Hart to Wilder Bentley saying "now that this book is completed I will have even more time to learn about printing from you." Wilder Bentley designed and printed William Saroyan's first edition of A Native American later printed as My Name is Aram. The book plate on the FEP is printed with the ... Read More