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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2012. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 255; VG/VG-; black/green/red spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket has light shelf wear; light toning to flaps; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; deckled fore edge; signed by author; STOCK IMAGE.
Norwich, England: Jarrold & Sons, 1897. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 184 pages; VG-; fully bound in green cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges with mild fraying at the top of the spine; pages have age toning and small occasional tears; profusely illustrated with inlaid and folded tipped-in plates; original owner's name is written in pen on the ffep; shelved case 9.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition. 8vo., 191pp.; VG-/G-; spine purple and tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, blacked out; dust jacket has numerous chips and tears, including front flap detached along hinge, but present, chipping along all edges; booksellers sticker to rear pastedown; inscription on ffep; marbled boards, mild wear; extremely scarce in dust jacket; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to board edges; top edge of text block stained red; shelved case 9.
Dublin, Ireland: The Museum of Modern Art, 1992. Large Octavo; pp 103; VG-/paperback; black spine with white text; scarce in U.S.; covers show slight sunfading to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior has slight toning toward edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - British.
London: B. Fellowes, 1845. Second edition. Octavo. Fair with no dust jacket. Age-toning to the spine of the book. Faded green-to-tan spine with gold lettering. Covers with blindstamp design intact exhibit sun-fading and several stains in addition to shelf-wear. Bookplate and offsetting to front pastedown and free end paper. Top of spine separating from binding at the top of the rear hinge. One particular deep scuff to front cover near the center of the spine. Bumping to corners of covers. Marginal foxing throughout the pages. Heavier foxing near the end paper. Text of pages generally clean and unmarked. 540pp.
London: John Murray, 1907. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Sunned burgundy spine with black text; Heavy age and shelf wear to covers, rubbing and creasing along surfaces otherwise dj clean; Moderate wear and age to boards, bumping and creasing at corners, sunned spine, binding cocked, Age toning along paste-downs, toning to pages; Age toning,foxing and spotting to deckled page exterior, gilded text block exterior head, text block clean; Vol I - 641 pp, Vol II - 575 pp Vol III - 660 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].
Newcastle upon Tyne: Frank Graham, 1983. First edition. Octavo; VG-/VG; White spine with black text; DJ has shelfwear including creases on front, small closed tear on top spine, and bumped corners; Boards bumped on all four corners and top and bottom spine; Binding is beginning to crack but still solidly bound with all pages; Textblock clean; 212 pp.
Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1972. Reprint. Octavo; VG/VG-; Tan spine with red text; DJ generally clean with shelfwear and edgewear, DJ misfolded, rubbing at corners and ends of spine, open tear at back cover tail corner, open tear at top of front cover, spine darkened with age, top of spine chipped, stray pen mark on spine, top edge of back cover wrinkled, DJ protected by plastic book jacket protector; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean; pp 322.
London: The Medici Society, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vo., 614 pp., VG-; dark green cloth boards, bright gilt lettering to spine; overall wear; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; denting along edges of boards; bumping to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; starting hinge to front endpapers and between pp. 144-145, binding sturdy; mild age-toning to interior, text legible; 2 foldout maps to end of volume; pub. MCMXXXI stated to title page, no mention of further printings; shelved case 9.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1813. Octavo; Fair; dark brown spines with gilt text; full title: Letters Written by Eminent Person in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; to which are Added, Hearne's Journeys to Reading, and to Whaddon Hall, the Seat of Browne Willis, Esq. and Lives of Eminent Men; 2 volumes in 3 bound books; cloths show some rubbing wear to exteriors; bumped corners; light sunning to spines; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; broken hinges; previous owner's name to verso of ffep in vol. 1; previous owner's name to rear pastedown in vol. 1; deckled edges; slight pencil to rear endpapers of vols. 1 and 3; light toning to interior pages; other light pencil to volumes;.
Netherlands: The University of Leiden Press, 1962. Dutch Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG-. delicately illustrated jacket over cloth HB. powder blue on white aerial view drawings of town homes, sculptured gardens, waterways and more across rear, spine and front jacket, extended panoramically. titling in red uppercase from indented tip to mid-spine. enlarged red uppercase tilting arranged word by word, volume number and full author in small red capitals. inner flaps lightly toned ivory with tiny red text, much detail. VOLUME ONE ONLY!!! maroon clothbound HB, stamped with small gilt capitals for titling. giilt emblem shallowly inlaid, blindly bordered upon front panel. heavily foxed fep/ffep, half-title page and reverse of white glossy stock forntispiece, b/w plate is unaffected. ivory textblock interior basically clear with infrequent foxing marks. 7 plates and 2 figures as illustration. fine foxing marks in yellow/brown on upper edge, fore-edge and tail end. as is. 238 pp.
London: John Haviland, 1632. 12mo; pp 340; full leather light brown binding without discernible text to spine; boards are slightly splayed; heavy rubbing to exterior; noticeable chipping to edges; spine edges chipped off; text block has darkened exterior edges; front endpaper detached midway toward tail edge, but present; light pencil to front pastedown; small doodle marking to rear endpaper with offset to rear pastedown; slight moisture stain to tail fore edges of last few pages.
Istanbul: ISIS, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; G+; Paperback; Spine, green with black print; Cover clean and bright, bump to lower right corner throughout; Textblock has slight smudge on front edge, otherwise clean throughout, top portion of spine unglued from cover; ink author's inscription on half-title page; xv, 165 pages, 4 pages of plates, illustrated.
Edinburgh, Scotland: Mainstream Publishing, 2002. First UK Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. smooth black wraps spine with bold red uppercase and yellow titles from head to tiny white publisher near tail. b/w pictorial softcover front with enlarged overlay titling. tight binding, like new qualities, a clear and excellent copy with minimal exterior wear. 223 pp. ISBN# 1840185759.
Edinburgh: Printed for Robert Ogle, 1841-1842. First Edition. Three thick quartos; cxxii, 492 pp; xi, 516 pp; xii, 627 pp + errata page. Original publisher's purple cloth; spines faded brown; largely chipped and worn at spine ends and corners; spine volume three shows 1/3 torn detachment re-glued; hinges a bit tender; mild foxing to prelims; contents else very good throughout. [Faded gilt titles on chipped brown cloth].
Sunderland, UK: Thomas Read Industrial Press; Tyne and Wear County Council Museums, 1984. Fifth Edition. Small quarto; pp 136; G/paperback; gray, brown, yellow spine with ivory text; covers show slightly sunned and scratched exterior; moderate wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated with many photographs.
London, Great Britain: Hodder and Stoughton, 1954. First UK Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG-. slim dark green DJ with small black uppercase titling, characters descend from bold medium to tiny publisher at tail, abraded and chipped with text loss. edgewear moderate with b/w half-illustrated jacket front with heavily foxed text filled ivory jacket rear, endpapers, initial and final sheets around a basic ivory textblock. volume mention Port Isaac (Portwenn) and 61 plates and 13 maps illustrate the interior. 128 pp.
San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library, 1967. Octavo; pp 256; VG/G; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows some soiling to exterior; minor chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Skeffington & Son, Limited, n.d. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; beige spine with black text; cloth is covered w/custom dust jacket which has mylar cover; exterior shows some light rubbing and scratches; spine is sunned; panels are otherwise clean w/ intact & stable panels; text block has foxing on exterior edges; first & last few pages are lightly foxed; pages are fully bound & intact; deckled fore edge; pp 632.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1947. Reprint. Octavo; good-/none; deep blue cloth spine and boards with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; 1" circular tear, fore-edge of rear board; text block, cracked at pages 160-161; former owner's name, front pastedown; text block, clean; toning starts; 87 illustrations; 595pp.
London: Oxford University Press, 1954. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; blue spines with gilt text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, pp 543; vol. 2, pp 391; vol. 3, pp 406; cloths have slight sunfading to spines; slight wear to edges; sturdy boards; text blocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; black marker to previous owner's name to ffeps; interiors clean; illustrated; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedowns; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. First edition. Oblong quarto. Good with fair dust jacket. Gray spine with white lettering. Minor rubbing to covers. Age-toning and many chips to dust jacket, particularly the rear panel near the top and bottom of the spine. Stain to bottom edge of book block. Text pages very good. 108pp.
London: John Murray, 1839. Octavo; pp 484; Good-; dark gray spine with gilt text to leather label; raised bands to spine; full leather binding; boards show modest rubbing to edges; exterior shows some scratches to panels; tooled and gilt borders to panels; sturdy boards; text blocks marbled; bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to title pages; marbled endpapers; frontispieces with offset to title page; cracking at gutters; text pages clean;.
Edinburgh: The Mercat Press, 1975. Quarto; VG/VG; Thick light blue spine wit black text. DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear but no tears; Boards have light rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, tape residue on front and rear, cocked spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, glue residue on front/rear paste downs/free end papers, Ex-Library stamp on title page, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 509; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
London, Great Britain: Leo Cooper Ltd., 1976. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solid medium blue exterior panel, with DJ spine upper half fit to yellow textbox with black uppercase title, white full author and publisher logo. doubly b/w pictorial DJ jacket, main title in block lettering of black centered within a larger medium yellow but with further subtitling. edgewear slight, but no fading. navy paperbound HB, pushed in ends, some sunning obvrious to extremities, the outer edges. titling is stamped in gilt to match DJ. raised and imprinted symbol even with grooves and in gold/silver upon front board. unmarked ivory inside the covers. color frontispiece at title page, including 5 maps, 20 illustrations and figures, all within three sections of textblock. 160 pp. ISBN# 0850522129.
New Abbot, UK: David & Charles, 1966. Octavo; pp 272; VG-/G; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; minor wear to edges; dj adhered to pastedown; cloth shows slight wear; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1974. first U.S. edition. Octavo; VG-/G; Blue spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned spine with some rubbing wear on exterior and along edges, mostly at fore corners, otherwise exterior is intact without defect; Cloth has minor shelf wear such as light, minor spots on exterior with strong and sturdy panels; Text block has light wear on exterior edges due to handling but otherwise pages are clean and intact with tight binding; pp 760.
New York: John W. Lovell Company. Eighth edition. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold; Boards have slightly sunned spine with minor wear along edges, otherwise panels are clean & strong; Text block has darkened slightly along exterior edges with slightly loose binding, but pages are all still bound; pp 199.
Greenwich, CT; London: New York Graphic Society Ltd; Harvey Miller & Medcalf Ltd, 1972. Large Quarto; pp 167; VG-/Fair; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows light toning toward edges; some chipping to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; pink endpapers; profusely illustrated; frontispiece; arts - British; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Spink and Son Ltd., 1999. quarto in cloth with DJ. VG/VG+. Slight edge and shelf wear to DJ. Binding is solid and interior of book is like new. Boards are slightly bowed. Book contains numerous color and black and white photos. 469pp. Shelved front table; DJ spine is pictorial with white text in orange box; please contact us for shipping costs.
East Ardsley: S.R. Publishers, 1970. Octavo; First published by John Miles, London, 1938; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ has light edgewear, toning to flaps; Boards in red cloth with gold print, creasing to cloth on rear, mild bump to top edge, wear to spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has mild tanning to pastedowns, else clean and tight; xvi, 191 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publications, 1977. Octavo; pp 245; G/G-; green spine with red text; rebound, modern binding; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, chipping to corners, slight toning to rear; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, bumped corners; text block shows light toning to edges; interior clean.
Buffalo, NY: Foster & Stewart Publishing Corporation, 1952. Second Edition, Fourth Printing. Octavo; pp 150; G/no-DJ; beige spine with dark brown text; illustration to front; cloth shows slight sunning with light soiling to exterior; some wear to edges and corners; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; some foxing to first and last few pages; small sticker to first page; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Great Britain: Forgotten Books, 2012. UK Reprint. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. brown and dark brown glossy wraps spine, smooth with ivory/beige titling. smooth glossy surface to both covers, gently read copy with slick unmarred exterior. a bright white reprint with 25 reproduced b/w illustrations. light white edges all sides. 359 pp. ISBN# 1000251508.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltf. 1905. Octavo; pp 232; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has soiling to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; scratches to exterior, mostly to spine; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore and tail edges; frontispiece; illustrated; possibly rebound.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925. Quarto; pp 269; G/Fair; ivory beige spine with black text; limited edition; scarce in dj; dust jacket has noticeable soiling to exterior; some chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has slight spotting to head edge; mild wear to exterior otherwise; minor wear to corners; paper label to spine; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; deckled fore and tail edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1965. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 385; G/G-; dark beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight toning to exterior, mostly toward edges; chips to edges; sun darkened spine; mylar wraps; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; deckled fore edges; illustrated;.
Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. First Edition, First Printing [ST ANTONY'S SERIES]. Octavo, 224 pages, VG/VG; DJ, tan and gray colorblocked spine, black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to DJ, covers protected by mylar; black matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, inscribed by previous owner to title page; light staining/roughness/waving to title page (inscription affected) likely from liquid damage, otherwise interior clean; very mild wear to text-block, minor small stains to fore- and bottom-edges; shelved in Espionage and Terrorism.