Great Britain: George Allen and Unwin ltd., 1965. Second Impression. 8vo. VG/VG-. mild turquoise green, solidly shades the DJ spine and front jacket, titling centered beneath stacked full author at tip, bold black title and distant small black uppercase publisher at tail. abraded ends and jacket outer edges, chafed and whitish from excessive shelfwear, tiny closed tears and extremities fatigued. large cut with veins and creasing to jacket front bottom. medium brown bound HB, spine stamped in tiny gilt. light yellowing to hinges. texbtlock is cream ivory with numbered tables and appendices. flipped through much, bound securely but smooth outer edges age and taken on a yellow tone. out of print. 216 pp. plus index. as is.
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New York: Knopf, 1961. First Edition. Octavo; VG in VG slipcase; Blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; Red slipcase; Some minor wear to the edges, bumping; Case shows wear to the corners and title plate; Interior clean with only minor age toning; Excellent condition; First trade edition of a book originally privately printed; 153 pages; CASE 12.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1963. [The Goucher College Series ]. Octavo; vg/good-; dj, sunned tan spine with green text; dj, age-toned; chipping and small open and closed tears; 3" closed tear, head of spine; HB, green cloth spine with silver text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; gift note, ffep; text block, clean; toning at the edges; illus.: tables; 319pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. Octavo; Poor/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print, library call number in white ink at bottom; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and illustrated grey paper to boards, tattering to spine caps and corners, spine head torn away, peripheral tanning to paper, shelfwear; Text block is detached from cover, pastedowns torn away, string binding of book signatures loose so that signatures are separating, library stamp on front flyleaf and title page, light age-toning to paper; xv, 304 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w) “with illustrations chiefly from photographs taken by the author”.
London: Macmillan, 1962. Second Edition. Octavo; G-/G-; Blue spine with white text; DJ shows strong wear, very small (0.25") open tears on upper front cover, multiple small stains and moderate surface scuffing, rear cover interior flap has 1" closed tear; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock shows foxing on exterior edges, name in ink on front pasteboard, several pages with underlining throughout textblock; 160pp.
Philadelphia: Porcupine Press, 1978. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 217; G/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; slight chipping to spine edges; cloth shows lightly sun faded exterior; sturdy boards; text block has very slightly toned exterior edges; partial shadow toning to endpapers; some pencil inside;.
Chantilly, VA: The Teaching Company, 2009. US Edition. 8vos. VG/ - no DJ. two clear plastic coated volumes contain 24 lectures recorded on 12 cassettes. each spine is olive tipped and has a lengthy bright white segment for titling in black, framed by thin dark green. Part 1 includes a guidebook, stapled binding, with 61 pp. complements the secured double-sided 6 cassetes for the first 12 lectures. thick plastic seals the contents. Part 2 includes a separate guidebook, stapled binding, with 58 pp. and the remaining lectures 13-24 on cassettes are secured neatly. an excellent double volume set of audio lectures from "The Great Courses" series. ISBN#1598035371.
New York: Quadrangle Books/The New York Times Book Company, 1973. Octavo; VG/VG-; Purple spine with black & green text; Dust jacket has moderately rubbed exterior, lightly age toned flaps and minor edge wear, otherwise intact; Cloth has slight edge wear, however panels are clean, strong and intact; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 279.
South Bend, IN: Gateway Editions, 1960. First English Edition. Octavo; VG-/No jacket softcover; White spine with dark blue lettering; Cover has some wear along edges and rubbing at the spine, one small crease/bump at the center of the spine; Binding is sturdy; Text block has some foxing/spotting along the outer edge, interior of the text block is clean; 312 pages.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has edgewear, vendor label on rear, toning to spine; Boards in tan cloth with black print, slight wear to spine caps, lightly bumped top corners, else clean and strong; Text block has small amount of penciled marginal lines throughout, else clean and tight; ix, 353 pages.
Washington, D.C. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1978. Octavo; pp 293; VG/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers show light toning to exterior; minor crease to fore corner; intact panels; text block has very little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1967. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, gold with black print; DJ has edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with brown print, mildly cocked spine, slight wear to spine caps; Text block has black-tinted top edge, stray pencil mark on front pastedown, else clean and tight; xv, 215 pages.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1977. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG; Spine is light green with large white text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, some age-toning, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, foxing, inscribed by previous owner, content is clear; pp 324.
Great Britain: Cambridge University Press, 1969. Second Edition. 8vo. VG-/ -no DJ. dark orange softcover, spine and front softcover, with expanded lettering for author in ivory capitals, thin lime band, author and edition in ivory, white band extends and orange on lime publisher symbol. wrinkles and veins are part of reading spine wear, chafed edges, slightly whitish and worn. front softcover features enlarged titling, full author and title, edition and publisher, expansively fill the simple cover with few impressions, but with crease at upper corner. ivory endsheets. 40 tables and appendix tables, and 39 diagrams fill the clear stock, heavy handling shows as slight crease from original sheet and faintly through p. 60. previous owner is on upper left corner of left fep. wear is general, no cuts tears but excessive rubbing and shelfwear. 220 gently thumbed pages. ISBN# 521095689.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1953. Octavo; ©1947, Third printing, 1953; G; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print , mild wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, small vendor label on front flyleaf, slight tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; xii, 447 pages.
London: The Macmillan Press, 1992. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/VG: Red spine with white text: DJ has extensive rubbing, general shelfwear else clean: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, light bumping to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some age toning mostly to head edge, page perimeters also have age toning mainly to head edge, otherwise clean and unmarked: 419 pp.
Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers, 1989. Octavo; VG; Paperback; lemon green spine with black text; rear cover of vol.1 has moderate creases and like vol.2 has minor tiny black spots on the front cover; that apart, the 2 vols are in uniform condition; text blocks are slightly discolored but clean; 1555p. (Total pages of vols. 1&2).
New York: The Free Press of Glencoe, Macmillan, 1962. First edition. Tall octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Beige spine with maroon lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers. Possibly inscribed by the author at the front free end paper: "For Anita and Morton K. To fill all those empty bookshelves. Ben S. June 1962" Shelf-wear at the top edge of the rear cover. Binding intact, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 887pp.
New York: Augustus M. Kelley, Bookseller, 1965. Reprint. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Light red spine with gold text; Boards are slightly sunned with minor shelf wear and strong, clean panels; Previous owner's name on front pastedown; Text block is slightly age toned with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 249.
Great Britain: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008. UK Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. medium teal glossy DJ spine with white titling. color pictorial jacket front, with large closed tear to jacket rear. DJ as is. black clothbound HB with stamped silver titling, adjacent panels trim and cornered sharply. contents printed on bright ivory stock, no marks/writing, nor to clean outer edges, all sides. 226 pp. ISBN# 9781845429683.
New York: Kraus Reprint Co., 1969. Third edition. Octavo; Reprint of third edition, London, 1901; G+; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, slight wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has light tanning to endpapers, slight smudge to title page, else clean and tight but for slight marginal pencil notation in final chapter; xxiv, 592 pages.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1946. Octavo; pp 332; VG-/G-; Black spine with ivory text; Dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, minor chipping to corners and edges, price clipping to front flap; Cloth has sun fading to spine, minor wear to edges; Text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, interior clean;.
Calcutta: Firma K. L. Mukhopadhyay, 1965. Third Edition. Octavo; VG/G; Tan spine with black text; DJ shows moderate edgewear, two 1" closed tears on front cover head, few smaller tears up to 0.5" around edges, spine sunned; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock shows few strong marks on exterior edges, otherwise clean; 265pp.
London: Macmillan, 1983. Octavo; G+ Hardcover w/ G Dustjacket; Gray spine with White and Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, heavy sunning to spine, heavy color fading along head edge and joints of both covers; Boards strong, some edgewear, slight shelfwear, rubbing to corners, otherwise clean; Textblock has foxing on some ages, small dark brown stain along fore edge, otherwise clean; 447 pp.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975. Octavo; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with blue and white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, small portion at top of spine torn away, peripheral tanning, edgewear, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has slight tanning to endpapers, notation in ink to front flyleaf, marginal notation in ink throughout; xvi, 647 pages.
New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1994. Quarto; VG/VG-Hardcover; Blue spine with ancient building image and yellow and white text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, fraying along sides and corners, scratches to surface exteriors of dust jacket, minor marks along interior of jacket; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Dark spotting along head of text block exterior; Text block clean; 835 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
London: printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, in the Strand, 1776. First Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full tree calf, hand-tooled gilt and twin morocco labels with gilt titling to spines; occasional gathering with faint spotting; Volume 2 with the half-title, no half-title issued for volume 1; leaves measure 27.5 x 22 cm; Frank J. Farrell bookplate to both front pastedowns; ink initials to both front pastedowns; White binder's paste visible to both sets of hinges and spines, slight staining to boards, possible repair beneath; lower rear hinge of volume two beginning to separate; Volume 1: A4, a2, B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, 3A-3T4 (final blank presumed integral); Volume 2: [pi]2, B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Zzz4, 4A-4E4, 4F2; With the usual cancels: M3, Q1, U3, 2Z3, 3A4 and 3O4 in volume I, D1 & 3Z4 in volume II; Volume: 1:small closed tear 3F1; Vol 2: Small ink stain to G4, small tear to M2, errata corrected to 3O2, 3Q4;.
Madrid: Aguilar, 1961. Segunda edición. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with gold print; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, stain on rear and small stain on spine, shelfwear; Text block has cracked front hinge, owner label on front flyleaf, significant amount of notes and underlining in ink and pencil throughout; Text in Spanish; xx, 893 pages.
Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1958. Octavo; pp 239; G+/G-; dark tanned beige spine with black text; scarce; dust jacket has some noticeable chips to spine edges; some age toning to exterior, mostly toward edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has modest sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Hampshire and London: The Macmillan Press Ltd, 1993. First Edition. Octavo; pp 327; G-; dark blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has some stains to exterior; sturdy boards; ex-library stickers to front and spine; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; ex-library marking inside; tight binding;.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1961. Octavo; good/fair; dj, blue spine with white text; dj, shelf worn and age-toned; chipping and small open and closed tears; HB, light blue cloth spine with black text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; former owner's name in ink, front endpapers; heavy pencil notations, Chapter VII; illus.: figures; 173pp.