New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1935. First Edition. 10mo; pp 255; G/Poor; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has noticeable chips to edges; some toning to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has age toned exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean;.
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Great Britain: The Oxford Illustrated Press, 1988. UK Edition. small Qto. VG/VG. color pictorial DJ spine and front jacket, standard black color textbox for tiny yellow title, stacked upon white italics and green author, decorative logo at tail. expanded lettering centered just above mid-panel with larger lettering. slight edgewear to perimeter with an exactly matching glossy HC volume, pictorial panels with no impressions and intact extremities. previous owners' name and date in ink on right fep. illustrations include photos, images, drawings and maps with details. medium to full sheet in size highlight the unmarked texblock. 240 pp. ISBN# 0946609683.
Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1967. Facsimile Reprints; Octavo; VG/VG-; Light brown spine with tiny building illustrations in black and red and black text. DJ has general shelfwear, tiny open tears to corners, small closed tears on front/rear, sticker residue and stain on front; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, otherwise clean, free of underlining/highlightling; pp 308.
Singapore: Archipelago Press/Editions Didier Millet, 1999. First Edition. Quarto; pp 400; G-/Fair; beige spine with brown and black text; dust jacket has chips to edges; noticeable rubbing to exterior; lightly sunned spine; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth has light modest wear to edges; clean exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Philadelphia: J. W. Bradley, 1848. First American Edition. Octavo, xiv, 440 pages,  ads; VG; bound in publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering to spine; mild rubbing and wear; foxing to interior; with frontispiece and tssue-protected engraved plates throughout; Drawing of Tsetse fly on title page; shelved case 9.
London: Talbot & Co., c1930. 12mo; good/fair-; dj, tan spine with brown text; HB, tan cloth spine with black title; endpapers, maps; ex library, in gift On the Occasion of the Five Power Naval Conference in London, January 1930; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 168 pp.; illus., plates, photos and maps; hinges, split start; light general toning; spine, sunned; fj, clipped; sunned; major long tears; staining;, chipping, and wear; else good.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
Hippocrene Books, Inc., 1982. First American Edition. Quarto; vg/vg; dj, yellow spine with black text; dj, light chipping and rubbing; HB, brown cloth spine with yellow text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; small, dark stain, near middle of rear board; illustrated endpapers; text block, clean; numerous illustrations in color and B/W; 190pp.
London, Great Britain: Faber and Faber Limited, 1969. First UK Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG. off white glossy DJ spine with purple outlined titled characters between small purple and black authors and tiny black publisher. gentle yellow toning to part of jacket front/rear. as is. medium blue clothbound HB with black label, gilt-stamped title framed by decorative gilt. gently worn at its head and foot, a touch to outer corners. prior owner name in ink on right fep. illustrations include frontispiece and 8 additional plates, also 2 maps. 220 pp. ISBN# 571089356.
London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1924. Reprinted. 12mo; pp 211; VG/no-DJ; light blue spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; cloth has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine, blue text to front; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, offset toning to ffep; includes maps; interior clean; some uncut pages.
Glasgow: Robert Maclehose & Co., 1959. Octavo; vg/good-; dj, orange over blue illustrated bands with black text on spine; HB, blue cloth spine with gilt title; quarter-bound w/aquamarine boards; some edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; 312 pp.; photos and ads; dj, sunned, chipping and tears; else good.
Paris: Chez Buisson, 1788. First Edition. Octavo, , 323,  pages; G+; bound in 3/4 brown leather, red marbled boards, paneled spine with black label and gilt lettering; rear side of label missing; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; front hinge loosening; name to ffep; name and date to title page (1788); with folding map (des Royaumes d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande), with 3 of the 4 folding plates: Greenwich Hospital, Hampton Court and Windsor Castle, lacking Chelsea Hospital; EM consignment; shelved case 9.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1915. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. toned, olive clothbound HB with tiny gilt-stamped titling centered beneath tip and publisher near tail end of spine. pushed in, puckered cloth at ends, and corners a touch. the adjacent panels are a lighter olive from a mix of exposure and handling, titling ion black beneath a black/gilt illustration. endpapers clear, binding cracked very slightly at title page hinge. textblock include 14 full-page illustrations. gilded head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail. 312 pp.
Paris: Chez F. Buisson, 1799. Second Edition. 8vos., 5 volumes; VG-; spines brown, red and black labels, gilt lettering and tooling; gilt panel on front and rear board of each volume; gilt tooling on board edges; marbled endpapers; speckled text blocks; all volumes have some bumping and shelfwear, including fraying to corners, chipping to heads and tails of spines, cracking to spine edges; volume 1 lower third of spine partially detached, ffep loose; name written in ink on second front endpage of volumes 1, 3; volume 5 half of black label missing; all plates and folding maps present and in excellent condition; volume 1: half-title, plates 1-6, including frontispiece and folding map, clxxxiv, 311 pp.; volume 2: half-title, plates 7-13, 408 pp.; volume 3: half title, plates 14-27, 414, pp.; volume 4: half-title, plates 28-35, 380 pp.; volume 5: half-title. 350 pp, plates 36-39, including three folding maps; shelved above.
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1911. First Edition. 10mo; pp 231; G/no-DJ; sunned dark beige spine with gilt text; green cloth shows some shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has top edge gilt; slight toning to exterior edges; slight pencil to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding; deckled edges; light ink to rear endpaper;.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1891. Octavo, xviii-356 pages (excluding the index and publisher's catalogue). Hard cover faded burgundy boards with faded gilded text and decoration and no dust jacket. Fair. Illustrated New Edition. The binding is cocked, cracked in several places, particularly visible between pages 112 and 113 and 160 and 161, but there are no loose pages. Strong age yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. There is a small sticker from previous bookseller on the inside of front board. Strong shelf wear, aging, and fading to boards.
New York: GF Hopkins, 1802. First American Edition. Octavo; VG-; ix,94, 296 pages with folding frontispiece map (now backed by linen); Original brown leather boards with repaired spine; Gilt lettering and designs on spine; Scuffing to edges of boards, some bumping and fraying to the corners; Spine is rubbed but title on spine is legible ("Mackenzy's Travels" [sic]); Two bookplates on front pastedown (Bonnycastle Robinson & CLF Robinson); Previous owner's name in ink on title page; Some spotting/foxing throughout including map; Original frontispiece map is intact and backed by linen; PS Consignment; Shelved in Case 9.
London: The Hakluyt Society, 1974-1976. First edition, second printing. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. Dark blue dust jacket with a white-bordered green panel and black text. Slight shelf-wear to extremities of dust jacket spine. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Owner markings to front free end paper. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 365pp. Half-title correction: "Corrigendum to the Half Title This volume is not issued for 1976 but is the second issue for 1974" to replace the year on the half-title and title pages.
n.p. Ministry of Information, 2014. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; pp 193; VG/G; white/beige pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; mild dings to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; mildly rubbed edges; slightly bowed boards; text block has very little wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; mothball odor; Arabic and English text;.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. Second Edition. Octavo hardcover in dark brick-colored boards, VG-/No DJ: some shelfwear, some bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, some concomitant abrading, some age-toning to edges of text block and interior, some sunning and resultant darkening on spine, previous owner's name written on ffep, front and rear hinges show splits starting, light, sporadic foxing to interior, pages a bit stiff. Includes black-and-white engraving of Augustus Raymond Margary as frontispiece. Fold-out map of Margary's route also present: minor foxing to map, about a 2" closed tear to one fold, but map is intact. Front matter includes biographical preface and itinerary. Includes "Concluding Chapter" by Sir Rutherford Alcock, K.C.B. and index at rear of book. Scarce. Full title reads as follows: The Journey of Augustus Raymond Margary, From Shanghae to Bhamo, and Back to Manwyne. From His Journals and Letters, With a Brief Biographical Preface: To Which is Added a Concluding Chapter, By Sir Rutherford Alcock, K.C.B. With a Portrait Engraved by Jeens, and a Route Map. [Spine has dark brownish background and gilt text. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Toledo: Diputacion Provincial, 1971. Octavo; pp 586; G-/paperback; beige spine with black and green text; covers have moderate soiling to exterior; sunned spine; several vertical creases to exterior; faux flaps; some rubbing wear to edges; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; gift inscription to half title page; interior clean; illustrated; text in Spanish;.
Hannover: Touristbuch, 1987. Oblong quarto; vg/good+; dj, color canyon cave and cliffs with white text; HB, same, glossy; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 144 pp.; maps, photos, portraits, landscapes and color plates; binding shaken; dj, minor chipping; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN.
Boston: The Page Company, 1918. First Edition, Fourth Impression. Octavo; VG/VG; teal and brownish spine with faded gold text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, edgewear, open tears at spine head and tail; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, minor rubbing in corner of tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 425; blind presentation copy stamp on frontispiece tissue guard and on title page; FLP Collection. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 1997. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Light grey spine with black text; All volumes have moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, minor rubbing along surfaces, otherwise jackets are clean and intact; Light shelf wear to boards, gilt text on spine otherwise clean and strong; Binding solid, previous store pencil notes and sticker on front free end page; Binding solid; Text block clean Vol I - 471 pp Vol II - 464 pp [map insert] Vol III - 496 pp Vol IV - Kalat- ISBN 81-215-1033-3 (2001 edition) (map insert) 463 pp.
Granada: Edilux, 1992. Quarto; pp 213; VG/VG; black spine with copper text; dust jacket shows only light shelf wear to exterior; small scratch to lower spine; cloth clean; sturdy boards; text block has only light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1924. Octavo; pp 202; G-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; gilt and blue illustration to spine and front; blind stamped borders to front; cloth has some rubbing wear to exterior; rubbed corners; text block shows some age toning; heavy foxing to some pages; profusely illustrated; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; slight cracking to front and rear gutters; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown; frontispiece.
New York: Macmillan and Co., 1893. 10mo; pp 265; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth has light exterior to spine; gilt text and illustration to front; slight sunning to exterior; small chips to spine edges; slight wear to joints; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; slight cracking to front gutter; foxing to lightly throughout; illustrated.
Paris: La Decouverte, Le Monde, Sol. Octavo (narrow); G; Paperback; Spine, green with white print; Clear plastic portfolio contains six folded map/tour guides each representing a guided tour of a particular area of Paris; Cover is clean, some creasing to the rear; Folded guides are clean and tight; illustrated. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; pp 309; VG/G-; ivory spine with tan text; dust jacket has some soiling to rear; lightly sunned spine; modest wear to edges; mildly rubbed head and tail edges; lightly sun faded exterior; slight scratches to rear; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has only slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1953. First Edition. Octavo; pp 210; VG/G; ivory pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has some slight toning to exterior; small sticker to front flap; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows very light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior lightly toned; deckled fore edge; illustrated;.
New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1976. Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; Sunned spine with black text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket covers, blemishes and marks along surface of covers, chipping and fraying to edges, sides and corners, rubbing and age toning along exterior surfaces and interior of jacket; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, previous owner's inscription on front free end page; Text block clean; 114 pp.
Gaborone, Botswana: Imprint Botswana, 2013. Second Edition. Oblong Quarto; pp 199; VG/VG-; green pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows minimal wear to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: John Murray, 1847. First British Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 321 pages; VG; bound in contemporary half-burgundy calf, marbled boards, rebacked with modern burgundy cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing to boards; lacking terminal ads. BAL 13655: State C of page 209, no priority; frontispiece map.; WD consignment; shelved case 2.
Evanston: Northwestern University Press, Newberry Library, 1968. Octavo; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black and red print; DJ is tan with black and red print, tears at spine ends and flap corners, long tear along top of rear spine hinge, toning to spine, mild smudging, shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print on red banner, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xiv, 374 pages, 1 b&w plate (port.).
Hamburg: Hoffmann und Campe Verlag, 1964. Large Octavo; pp 49; G-; dark green/beige pictorial spine with ivory text; no jacket; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; minor wear to corners; small chip to head spine edge; sturdy boards; text block shows some slight foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; gift inscription to ffep; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; illustrated with many fold-out maps; good binding; text in German;.
Navesink, New Jersey: Whip Publishers, 1988. First Printing. Qto. VG/VG. porcelain beige solid DJ spine with medium title and author placed within 1" indent from neat DJ spine ends. attractive DJ, front jacket and rear pictorial, no edgewear. medium green cloth HB, stamped black type upon spine and cover. sage green fep/ffep. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. includes 484 illustrations. textblock securely bound and volume solid between panels. interior and exterior edges neatly clear. 208 pp.