Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1927. 1st. 140pp. hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Japanese colophon, tipped-in. Illustrations present, an intact copy of this book. Green cloth covered boards clean, with minimal shelf wear. Text is unmarked, age toned. Some foxing at endpapers, foxing in text is very sparse. Top edge gilt. Dust jacket protected, minimal shelfwear apparent, with one or two smudges. DJ spine toned darker, with small soiled spot and a pen mark. Spine is brown with brown letters. Shelve Lit. Crit.
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Gerrards Cross, UK: Van Duren/Colin Smythe Limited, 1994. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 133; VG-/VG-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior minor edge wear; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker to title page; interior clean.
New York: None given, 1814. 12mo; good/none; brown leather spine and boards; blind but previously gilt title and faux bands; ex libris, signatures; some endpapers, short of full; extensive shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light general toning with foxing; 308 pp.; engraved frontispiece; all edges and corners, chipping and wear; hinges and joints, split starts; spine, sunned; boards, scars and wear; else very good.
Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1970. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is grey with brown text; DJ has general shelf wear, price-clipped, creasing along edges, some open and closed tears, age-toning, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, bumping to corners, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 344.
London, Glasgow and Dublin: Blackie & Son, Limited, 1898. First Edition. 12mo; pp 352; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; original's publisher's cloth has moderate wear to exterior; rubbed edges; gilt and blue illustrations to front and spine; text block shows slight cracking to front gutter; frontispiece; slightly cocked spine; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean;.
London: Methuen & Company Ltd., 1957. 12mo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with white text label, red text; Age related toning and stains across dust jacket, scuffs, wear at head and tail of spine; Boards are clean and undamaged; Light age toning and stains along edge of text block, interior is unmarked and undamaged; 200pp.
London: Oxford University Press, 1976. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with gilded text. DJ has a clear protective jacket taped onto boards, general shelf wear, price clipped, but no tears; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has an "out of print" stamp on front end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 156.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. First American Edition. Small Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with red and white text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, some mild general shelfwear, some scuffing, sticker residue at tail of spine: Boards are strong and clean with very minimal shelfwear: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds or tears: First American Edition: 230 pp.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. First American Edition. Small Octavo: VG/VG-: Black spine with red and white text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, many instances of scuffing, general shelfwear, sticker residue at tail of spine, some soiling: Boards are strong and clean with very mild general shelfwear: Textblock has some light soiling, otherwise free of markings, folds or tears: First American Edition: 230 pp.
London and New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; pp 455; VG-/G+; teal blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; previous owner's pouch to ffep; interior clean.
New York: St. Martin's Press Inc., 1973. First edition. Octavo; VG-/G; Off-white spine with black & brown text; Dust jacket has slightly smudged and rubbed exterior, small peeling tear on front, slight edge wear and overall intact; Boards have slightly sunned exterior with otherwise sturdy and clean panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear with intact, clean pages; pp 203.
Oxford, UK: Basil Blackwell, 1981. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 180; G/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; cloth shows moderate wear to edges; ex-library stickers to exterior; mild scratches to front and rear; sturdy boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; ex-library with markings to exterior head edge; ex-library markings inside; profusely illustrated; good binding;.
London, Great Britain: Macmillan London Limited, 1980. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. basic red DJ spine and jacket front with bright white bold author, taupe title and bold white publisher at tail end. enlarged full white author with bold taupe title expansive and fit at center panel. b/w pictorial rear under clear protective cover. brown clothbound HB, stamped deeply with uppercase gold lettering. panel upper corners bumped. ivory textblock generally read, but corners neat and outer edges smoothly unmarked. binding secure and volume complete in 173 pp. ISBN# 0333242173.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981,1986. Mixed Editions. Octavo; pp 601+850; VG-/G; black spines with ivory text; 2 volumes; full title: History of the Second World War: British Intelligence in the Second World War; dust jackets have moderate rubbing to exteriors; minor wear to edges; cloths show minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text blocks have slight soiling to exterior edges; several maps tipped into text pages; some moderate highlighting throughout; map endpapers.
London: His Majesty'e Stationery Office; J.J. Keliher & Co., 1912. Quarterly. Octavo; tome; vg/none; red cloth spine with stamped gilt lettering and Royal crest; boards blind stamped elaborated borders; front board with gilt crest and titles; minor shelf wear and bumping; all edges light toning; text block, clean; 3252 pp.; listings by rank and regiments; binding shaken; split start, gutter; spine, sunned; all edges and corners, wear and chipping; else very good.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1970. Octavo; pp 318; VG-/G; mustard yellow spine with white and green text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, slight wear to exterior edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, light wear to edges; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Edinburgh: Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1757. 4to., 296pp.; VG; bound in full contemporary calf, paneled spine with mild gilt lettering and tooling; some shelfwear to boards and spine, including small chipping to label, chipping to head of spine; bumping and peeling to corners, scratches to boards; lower fore corner of front board has the leather peeling off the board, and front pastedown has peeled off in the same spot; title page has a name signed as "John Dunlop 1809'; bookplate on front pastedown, second bookplate on ffep; previous booksellers description pasted on front pastedown; interior clean; shelved case 4.
Newton Abbot, London, Vancouver: David & Charles, 1976. First edition. Octavo. VG- in good- dust jacket. Red spine with white lettering. Significant sun-fading to the top of the dust jacket panels and jacket spine. Sale sticker to bottom of front dust jacket panel. Covers, binding, and edges very good. Pages unmarked. 224pp.
London: Boussod, Valadon & Co., 1897. Quarto, 195 pages; VG; bound in half red calf, red cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering and elaborate gilt tooling; top edge of text block gilt; mild rubbing to boards; marbled endpapers; color frontispiece plus 40 plates; with original wraps bound in; shelved above front case.
Whitefish, MY: Kessinger Publishing, 2009. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; vg/paperback; 1" blue bands surround glossy white spine with black text; minor shelf wear; text block, clean; 286pp. A facsimile reprint originally published cir.1869 by The University Press, Dublin, then printed from the Originals in the Public Record Office, London.
New York: Penguin Group, 1988. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Vol 1 spine white with blue text, Vol II spine dark blue with cream text; Both volumes have light shelf wear to dust jacket, which are clean and intact; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean; Vol I - isbn - 0670805025 - 537 pp Vol II - isbn - 0670-829803 - 739 pp Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Hamden: Archon Books, 1976. Octavo; VG/VG-; Red spine with white text; DJ has moderate edgewear, light surface scuffing, 0.25" closed tear on rear cover head, light spotted staining on edges of interiro flaps; Boards strong, minor rubbing to spine; Textblock shows moderate foxing to exterior head, otherwise clean; 182pp.
New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1928? Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print, raised bands; Rebound, boards in marbled papers and green leather with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has taped tears to half-title page, seems to be missing actual title page, penciled annotation in Arabic (?) script on half-title page, pencil notation throughout, some pages torn and taped, ribbon marker; xiii, 494 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; pp 553; Good; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned exterior edges; deckled fore edge; ex-library with markings inside and exterior tail edge; illustrated; tight binding; inscribed by author;.
London: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., 1957. Octavo; good/good-; dj, faded tan spine with black text; dj, age-toned; chipping and rubbing; HB, purple cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; endpaper maps; ex libris name, ffep; frontispiece sketch of Mary Kingsley; text block, clean; toning lightly; 231pp.
London: William Pickering, 1843. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with silver print; Later binding boards in brown cloth, clean and strong; Text block has intermittent spine breaks, frontispiece and some pages becoming separated from binding, foxing to most plates and some pages, slight amount of pencil notation, ribbon marker; lxi, 450 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w and color plates).
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1870. Octavo; pp 251; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with black text; cloth has slight soiling and rubbing to exterior, some chipping to spine edges, lightly bumped corners; text block has age toned edges, cracked gutters, tissue guard to frontispiece; text pages have slight brown toning.
London: A. Millar, 1767. New Edition. Octavos; VG- to G+; Tan leather spines with raised bands and gilt lettering; Bumping and wear to the edges and bumping at the corners; Spine is worn; Text block is age-toned; Bindings are sturdy; Some glue staining at the end papers and paste-downs; Some volumes have some minor separation at the hinges beginning; Covered by clear plastic; 8 Volumes. Shelved above general US.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1872. New Edition. Octavos, 6 volumes; VG; newly rebound in half brown speckled calf, brown calf, paneled spines with gilt; marbled endpapers; frontispiece with tissue-guard to volume 1; small ink-blotch to fore edge of text block of volume 1; mild age-toning to pages; shelved above Case 11.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1975. Classics of British Historical Literature. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, illustrated spine with black text; dj, light chipping and rubbing; HB, red cloth spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound with blue boards; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; Ex Library markings; text block, clean; 392pp.
Beckenham, England: Ravenswood Publications Ltd, 1973. Octavo; pp 72; VG-/G; brown spine with white text; dust jacket has moderate wear to edges; moderate soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth has minor wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; dark yellow endpapers; interior clean; illustrated with many photographs.
Oxford: Clarendon Printing House, 1761. Third Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary acid-washed brown leather, spines with two black labels, gilt lettering and tooling; rebacked, spines preserved; interiors clean; some top edges trimmed close; mild rubbing to corners; TB consignment.
Cambridge, MA and London, UK: Harvard University Press, 1977. Second Printing. Octavo; pp 373; G/G-; ivory spine with black and green text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; some rubbing to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; light pencil; inscribed by Mary Hyde and The Thrales.
Lympne: Harry Margary, 1981. Quarto; VG-/VG-; grey spine, blue lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, some edgewear, closed tears on front head edge and rear tail edge, soiling on front and rear, light rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, protected in plastic; boards strong, slightly bowed, some shelfwear, some edgeswear, light bumping around edges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and tail edges, stamp on front end paper; text block age toned, gutter occasionally slightly visible; viii, 88pp.
Antrim, N. Ireland: W. & G. Baird Ltd., 1975. Booklet; unpaginated; G-/paperback; white comb spine with yellow covers; green text and illustration to front; covers show slight sunning; some rubbing wear to edges; light ink to front; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; light toning to interior pages; illustrated with many photographs.