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Boston and New York: The C.T. Brainard Publishing Co., n.d. Octavo; G/no-DJ; green spines with black text to paper labels; Edition de Luxe; 9 volumes: Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches with Elucidations, vols. 1 and 2; Essays: Collected and Republished, vols. 1 and 2; History of Frederick the Great, vols, 1, 2, 3 and 4; The French Revolution: A History, vols. 1, 2 and 3 in one book; original publisher's cloths show slightly sunned spines; exteriors show slight soiling; edges slightly rubbed; strong boards; text blocks have slight toning to fore and tail exterior edges; top edges gilt; deckled fore edges; frontispieces with tissue guards; interiors lightly toned; some cracking to gutters; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
North Carolina: Univerity of North Carolina Press, 1983. Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is green with white text; DJ has some creasing and wear to edges, general signs of shelf wear, small closed tear on back, some age-toning; Boards have general shelf wear, minimal edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has light signs of handling, pen writing on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 342.
London: Mathews and Leigh, 1809. Quarto, xxii, , 541 pages; VG; half bound in brown calf, paper boards, newly rebacked with new paneled spine, black label with gilt lettering; mild rubbing to boards; marbled text block; bookplate to ffep; personal library stamp to first blank leaf; with all 12 aquatint plates, including folding frontispiece, some offsetting; shelved case 9.
London: Richard Phillips, 1806. First Edition. Quarto, xiv, , 530 pages; VG; half bound in brown calf, paper boards, newly rebacked with new paneled spine, black label with gilt lettering; mild rubbing to boards; marbled text block; bookplate to ffep; personal library stamp to first blank leaf; with all 17 aquatint plates, including folding frontispiece and 4 other folding plates, some offsetting; shelved case 9.
Boston: B.J. Brimmer Company, 1925. First Edition. 10mo; pp 55; VG-/no-DJ; black spine with black text to paper label; cloth has black 1/4 bound spine, light sunning to spine; red boards; boards shows moderate wear to exterior; some wear to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; light toning to interior; tight binding.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1961. Octavo; pp 313; G/Fair; ivory spine with blue and pink text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some soiling to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth has some brown spotting to exterior; slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; interior clean.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1939. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, mild bump to front top corner, mild shelfwear, small blemish on rear, cocked spine; Text block has book review pasted onto front pastedown, inscription in ink by Wendell Willkie to Thurman Arnold dated Dec. 1939 on front flyleaf, spotting to endpapers; xiii, 276 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: A.H. Baldwin & Sons, 1925. Octavo; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, ink inscription on front flyleaf, spine break at page 24, slight amount of annotation in red pencil, slight foxing; 99 pages.
Edinburgh: Constable and Co. and Hurst, Chance and Co., 1827. 18mo; 2 volumes; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards quarter bound with blue leather to spines and blue cloth to boards, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight fading to cloth, slight shelfwear; Text blocks have yellow-tinted top edges, cracked hinges, foxing to title pages, paper stiff and puckering; 2 volumes (xii, 312, 340 pages).
London: Constable and Co. and Hurst, Chance, and Co., 1829. 32mo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners and marbled paper to boards, front board detached, wear and tattering to spine caps, hinges, corners, light scuffing to leather on spine, paper on boards has peripheral tanning; Text block has marbled edges, cracked hinge in rear, tanning to endpapers, foxing to endpapers, initial, and final pages else clean and tight; x, 332 pages, engraved added title page after drawing by D.O. Hill.
Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske & Company, Publishers, 1881. Thick Octavo; pp 761; Fair/no-DJ; reddish brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; black and gilt embossed text and designs to front; cloth shows noticeable wear to exterior; slightly sunned exterior; fraying to spine edges; some rubbing to spine; heavy wear to edges and corners; text block shows age toned exterior edges; richly illustrated; some plates impacted with slight foxing; cracking to gutters; frontispieces.
London: Christie's, 2003. Exhibition Catalogue. Three slipcased quarto hardcovers in red cloth-covered boards, with dust jackets, all VG+/VG+. The following characterizes all three volumes: minor shelfwear, light bumping to head and tail of spine. Includes many illustrations and reproductions of art. Binding strong, text and reproductions clean. Slipcase also is in VG+ condition: minor shelfwear. From the auction held on Wednesday 19 February and Thursday 20 February 2003. [DJ spines are red with white text. Shelved in British Art].
Croydon, UK: Motor Racing Publications Ltd., 1990. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; pp 128; VG/VG; green spine with black text; volume 2 only; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has light shelf wear; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Cambridge, UK; New York and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1999. First Edition. Octavo; pp 177; VG-/G; black/blue spine with white and blue text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; minor dings to edges; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; ex-library sticker to rear; strong boards; text block has mild shelf wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to ffep and copyright page; interior clean;.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1967. US Printing. 8vo(s) VG-/VG-. TWO VOLUME SET. plum glossy DJ spione, with ivory and rose pink title centered between red volume/part indicator at head and pink publisher at foot. HBs are both half-gray and half-plum. lengthy plum titleblock for gilt-stamped and navy characters. Part 1: 1874-1895, heavy edgewear and surfacewear, whitish at creases, wrinkles and scuffs to the plum spine ends, jacket front and jacket rear. blue ink spot to plum cloth front board. fep/ffep foxed lightly. outer edges heavily foxed. as is. 678 pp. Part 2:1896-1900, heavy edgewear and surfacewear, whitish marks from rough and excessive contact and moderate edgewear. half-gray and half-plum cloth, lengthy plum titleblock with stamped gold and navy characters. solidly bound HB with minimal edgewear. foxing present on head-edge. 679-1290 pp. TWO VOLUME SET!
Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969. US Printing. 8vo(s). VG/VG-. THREE VOLUME SET. white DJ appears a touch toned to ivory, with small red subtitle at head, dark blue title and light blue author centered at mid-spine with light blue publisher at foot. rubbing appears shadowy upon the white jacket panels of each volume in the set. HBs are clothbound half in light gray and plum, with tall titleblock imprinted in plum, stamped titling in gilt and navy. Part 1 : 1901-1907, edgewear light, faint faded foxing spots to head-edge, 675 pp. Part 2: 1907-1911, large closed cuts and tears to DJ foot and panel bottom corners. lightly foxed head-edge, 676-1373 pp. Part 3: 1911-1914, edgewear minimal, 1374-2159. THREE VOLUME SET, each volume is unmarked, no writing and only mildly foxed on the head-edge of Part 1,2,3.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; pp 1290; VG-/G; dark red spines with red and white text; 2 books of volume 1, in two parts; part 1: 1874-1895; part 2: 1896-1900; dust jackets show moderate rubbing to exteriors; lightly sunned spines; cloths have minimal wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks have light shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean;.
London: Cassell & Company, Ltd., 1956. First Edition. Octavo, 415/344/330/322; VG-/no jacket, VG-/no jacket, VG-/VG-, VG-/VG-; spines are red with gilt lettering/pictorial jackets; dust jackets of volumes 3 and 4 have wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, jacket of volume 3 has moderate discoloration throughout, jacket of volume 4 has minor discoloration; bindings have minor shelf wear, with minor fraying on the tops and bottoms of the spines, have minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor blotching, have faded red coloring along the top edge, volume 3 has a torn page near the end of the book; occasionally illustrated; shelved above Political Science.
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1993. Octavo; VG/Hardcover in Slipcase; Black case; Light shelf wear to slipcase; Light shelf wear to covers of volume set, boards are clean and strong; Binding solid; Text block clean; Volume I - The Birth of Britain, pp 521 pp Volume II - The New World, pp 433 Volume III - The Age of Revolution, pp 402 Volume IV - The Great Democracies, pp 403.
London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1956. First Edition. Set of four octavos in burgundy hardcovers with beige and brown DJs in brodart; VG/VG; vol. 1 front cover has a minor crease; good binding; DJs clean; all in good condition; vol. 1 The Birth of Britain; vol. 2 The New World; vol. 3 The Age of Revolution; vol. 4 The Great Democracies; shelved in Case 5; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 226 pages, 16 pages ads; VG; spine red with gilt lettering; front board has a pictorial of Churchill standing over a rhino; folded map on page 2; all maps and photos present; frontispiece with tissue guard; boards with mild rubbing, spine slightly sun-faded, tear and wear to head of spine; text block shows some foxing, but interior clean; RB consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First American Edition. 8vo., xii, 377pp.; VG/G; spine red and white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, moderate bumping and shelfwear, including rips to lower edges, head and tail of spine, corners; price cut; interior clean; includes 28 illustrations; text block has smudges to lower fore corner, speckling to top; shelved case 5.
London, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1948. First Australian Edition. Octavo; G/Fair; pp 640; sunned beige spine with navy text; odd volume; dust jacket has sun darkened exterior; some chips to edges; cloth shows slight sunfading to exterior; sturdy boards; slightly rubbed corners; text block has age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; patterned endpapers; illustrated.
London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1950. First U.K. Edition. Octavo; pp 818; G/G-; tan spine with green and red text; odd volume; dust jacket has small chips to edges; moderate sunning to spine; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; some mild smudges to exteriors; strong boards; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interior has light foxing to first and last few pages.
London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1967. First Edition. Octavo; vg/vg; dj's, white spines with multi-color text; dj, light scuffing and rubbing; HB's. red cloth spines with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text blocks, clean; head edges, tinted red. --v.1, Part 1, 1874-1896: pp xxi, 1-678; --v.1, Part 2: pp 679-1290.
London: Folio Society, 2000. Reprinted. Octavo; VG; brown spines with gilt text; no jackets; volumes 4,5,6 only; brown slipcase; slipcase has split start to rear head and tail edges; mild wear to exterior; vol. 4, The Hinge of Fate, pp ; vol. 5, Closing the Ring, pp 623; vol. 6, Triumph and Tragedy, pp 658; cloths have mild wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks clean; frontispieces; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London, Toronto, Melbourne: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1949. First UK Edition. Small Octavo; pp 683; G/G-; dark goldish beige pictorial spine with purple text; odd volume; dust jacket has minor chips to edges; slight smudges to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated; light foxing to few pages; tight binding;.
New York: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 414 pages; G+; bound in publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine; chipping to head and tail of spine; age-toning to pages; like the British first edition, the American has a fragile binding; 'The Constitutional Menace' on pages 405-414 has had the paragraphs numbered in pen; 1 of 465 copies; RB consignment; shelved case 5.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1957. Two Volume Set; Octavos; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spines with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, Vol. 1 have minor faint yellow stains on front with bumping to corners, Vol. 2 has slightly shaken spine; Textblock has light wear on edges, Vol. 1 has age toning and foxing on end papers and paste downs, Vol. 2 has small stamp by previous owner on front end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; Vol. 1 pp 324, Vol. 2 pp 368.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1967. Octavo, 188pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. ----Spine is olive green with black text. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Edge-wear to dust jacket, including rubbing to margins of rear panel. Front inner flap of dust jacket is corner clipped. Previous owner's stamp to front free end page, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Binding is gently shaken but sturdy.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1979. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, brown with black print on white banner; Cover is illustrated, black print, edgewear, small tear at bottom of spine, slight shelfwear, vendor label on rear, mild wear to corners; Textblock is clean and tight; x, 418 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Kissinger Publishing, LLC, n.d. No place or year of publication indicated for this reprint--this is a Kissinger Legacy Reprint of a work originally published by Minerva Press in London in 1793; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Black spine with white text; Spine is cocked and has several reading creases (but no cracks), back cover has a short, very light crease in bottom right corner, book's shelf wear is minimal, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 403 pp.
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1940. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with red and grey print; DJ in mylar, tanning to spine, peripheral tanning, slight edgewear, price-clipped; Boards in grey cloth with red print, slight wear to spine caps; Text block has red-tinted top edge, spotting to edges, tanning to endpapers, spine break at page 144, light foxing to some pages; 250 pages.
Sumptibus Regiis, 1652. 32mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in marbled paper and brown leather with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, worn hinges, slight tear at bottom of front hinge; Text block has spotting to edges, two small sections cut from title page, ink underlining through page 38, surface tears to endpapers, age-toning to paper, mild foxing to some pages; Text in Latin; 444 pages.
London: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd, 1968. Octavo; pp 254; G/G; light brown spine with white and black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; minor chips to corners; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block lightly age toned exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
London and Boston: Faber and Faber, 1978. Octavo, 335pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. ----Spine is black with red-orange and white text. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket encased in a protective mylar covering. Sunning to DJ spine. Sticker residue on mylar at spine tail. Foxing to head edge of text block. Light soiling to fore-edge of text block. Binding is sturdy. Inscribed by the author on the fly-leaf and signed on the title page.
London: Oxford University Press, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 750; G-/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth shows some rubbing to edges; moderate wear to exterior; some sunning towards edges; sturdy boards; text block has noticeable soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; light foxing to endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; light pencil; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: R. Ackerman, 1820. Vol. 1 third edition. Set of 2 octavos in dark brown calf with five-band spine with gilt; VG; marble end pages; moderate soiling on boards and tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep and cut on title page of vol. second; last illustration in vol. 2 repaired in the back; paper and text clean with slight fading and foxing; illustrations bright and clean; shelved in Case #0.