4to, blue morocco-backed buckram bds., gilt, t.e.g., slipcase. Illustrated. One of 250 (of 276) copies printed by Stamperia Valdonega in Verona. A fine copy. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : The Hall Carbine Affair. An Essay in ...
Éditeur : Danbury, Ct.: Privately Printed, 1971.
Reliure : Hardcover
Description du livre Privately printed: Danbury, CT, 1971. Facsimiles, 11.5 x 7.75, blue leather backed blue cloth; teg, minor wear to spine, in soiled slipcase. LIMITED TO 250 NUMBERED COPIES. J.P. Morgan financed this scheme to buy up defective guns from the US Government, then sell them back for a profit. N° de réf. du libraire 98-1437
Description du livre Privately Printed, Danbury, 1971. hardcover. État : very good(-). One of 250 numbered copies. In 1861, Simon Stevens purchased 5000 Hall's carbine rifles for resale to the United States government. Stevens' purchase of the rifles was financed by a loan from J. P. Morgan. The rifles were sold by Stevens to the War Department for an inflated price. This work examines the affair and exonerates J. P. Morgan from knowing about the profiteering by the sale of the rifles by Simon Stevens. Illus. xv, 249pp. 4to, contemporary 1/2 blue morocco, blue cloth slipcase, page margins uncut, spine sunned, bottom of spine lightly soiled, slipcase lightly soiled. Danbury: Privately Printed, 1971. N° de réf. du libraire 273986
Description du livre privately printed 3rd edition, Danbury, 1971. #63 of 250 copies, xv, 251 p., frontis, notes, appendices, biblio, index, 4to 1/4 leather in slipcase; VG/VG slipcase, smudges to book and slipcase, interior in FINE condition. N° de réf. du libraire 30345
Description du livre Danbury: Privately Printed, 1971., 1971. Small quarto. Quarter morocco and cloth, t.e.g. Woodcut by Fritz Kredel. Facsimiles (some folding). Bookplate on front pastedown, spine a bit sunned, but a very good copy, without slipcase. Third edition, being one of two hundred and fifty-press numbered copies (of 276), designed by Giovanni Mardersteig and printed at the Stamperia Valdonega. A critical and detailed examination of the accusations against J.P. Morgan for sale of defective weaponry to the government during the Civil War by the eminent ethnomycologist. N° de réf. du libraire WRCLIT 63536
Description du livre Self-Published,, Danbury, Conn.:, 1971. Hardcover. Limited Edition.. Near fine in 1/4 blue morocco leather and dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt borders on the boards. The top edge of the text block is in gilt. The leather on the spine is slightly faded to a dark green and there is a small 1/4" scuff mark to the spine, else fine. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine cloth covered slip case. One of only 250 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies printed. This copy is identified as one of the lettered copies being copy "E". 249 pages of text including an index. John Pierpont Morgan was alleged to have sold to the U.S. Government, during the War Between the States, arms which had been condemned giving him a profit that would have been exorbitant even for first class weapons. The author takes issue with the claims made against Morgan and brings to light documentation which had previously been supressed. N° de réf. du libraire TB27531
Description du livre Privately Printed, Danbury, Conn, 1971. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 250 numbered copies, this is copy #62 from the library of Van Allan Bradley. While this is the third time this book has been printed, the author wanted to keep the story alive and with added information not found in the other editions including a photograph of Simon Stevens which Fritz Kredel provided the wood-cut from the original photograph especially for this edition. A pristine copy bound n 1/4 blue morocco over blue cloth, flat spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, housed within publisher's cloth covered slipcase, encased in original wrapping paper and shipping box. N° de réf. du libraire 019767
Description du livre Danbury (CT), 1971., 1971. 249 pp. 3rd edition. Copy H of 26, with Wasson's brief 1971 inscription to Jack Morgan on front free endpaper. Very Good in slipcase. Sunning to spine, with one small light scratch. N° de réf. du libraire 46674
Description du livre 1941. État : VG. Danbury 1941 Privately Printed. True first edition. **Limited to 100 copies after which type was broken up - this is copy No. 58. Concerns an episode in the Civil War in which J. Pierpont Morgan is alleged to have sold the Government some condemned guns at an exorbitant profit. Large octavo, 184pp., folding charts, index, printed brown paper wraps in matching brown paper covered box. ***Signed by Wasson presentation to Ralph Dawson. Book is VG plus to Near Fine, almost no wear but does have a very few pages at the end with neat ink lines underlining and marks affecting a word or two or in margin only, presumably by Dawson. Box is VG with light wear, a few minor stains, but no tears. Very scarce. N° de réf. du libraire a82277