Kingston upon Hull: Kingston upon Hull City Council, 1980. Oblong Octavo; VG/no DJ wraps. Beige saddle-stiched spine with no text. Wraps age-toned and rubbing along corners/edges, two different price stickers on the front and rear covers; Interior clean. Pamphlet is part of the Amy Johnson Festival and was promoted by the English Tourist Board. Shelved in Ephemera Box B.
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Cleveland: The Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1970. Ex-library with library stamps and markings; Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Light blue spine with gilded text; Boards strong, some very faint foxing perceptible near top of boards, front board has some light rubbing of a darker color near bottom, base of spine has small area of darker color where library sticker was once affixed, pastedowns are lightly age toned, back pastedown has some short and thin lines in black marker near top (rubbed on from contact with a crossed out library sticker on the back end paper--see below), book's binding is strong; Textblock edges have library stamps, textblock head and fore edge have some very light foxing, tail edge has one small spot, front end paper clipped in upper right corner, back end paper has a library bar code sticker affixed near top and scribbled over in black marker, back end paper also has a thin sliver of paper glued to it (remnant of a larger piece of paper formerly glued there), book's interior is clean; 330 pp.
Newton Abbot, England: David & Charles (Publishers) Limited, 1972. Third impression. Large octavo; pp 160; G+/G; Red spine with white and black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, light rubbing to exterior, light foxing to edges of flaps; cloth has slight sunning to spine, minor wear to exterior and edges; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges with tight binding, slight writing to ffep; interior clean;.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1960. First American edition. Small Octavo; G-/G; Black & gray spine with orange text; Dust jacket is slightly sunned with minor edge wear such as small tears, lightly rubbed exterior & corners with darker toning along edges, otherwise intact & price clipped; Boards are age toned more around edges, but planks are sturdy & strong; Text block has generally age toned exterior edges with unmarked pages; pp 320.
London: Robert Hale Limited, 1950. Octavo. VG/Fair DJ. Green spine with cream and black text/title; dustjacket is age-toned but mostly clean with moderate amount of edgewear (a few tears around the edges and spine); boards are strong and clean; pencil writing on front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 312.
London, Great Britain: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1957. Reprint. small 8vo. VG/VG. partially faded red DJ spine, tiny red titling on sunned ivory segments with centered red titling type, near tip and tail, separated by decorative ivory symbols. jacket front titling in white upon an even red background. mild shadow to jacket front and age-toning to ivory rear. exterior touch of wear to DJ tip and corners. small red clothbound HB with gilt stamped titling, boards neatly cornered. tonal discoloration around fep/ffep hinges. lightly skimmed interior quality. 8 illustrations including frontispiece. petite octavo with smooth ivory edges. 302 pp.
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.
London, Great Britain: Hutchinson, 1990. Reprint. 8vo. VG/VG. dark blue glossy DJ spine with stacked uppercase title and full author, both ivory followed by white publisher at tail. edgewear and creasing is light. black clothbound HB, stamped gold titling. toned beige sheets, basically clear with no marks. with b/w images and text detail on ivory sheets follow p. 114 and p. 370. unmarked edges, all sides. 480 pp. ISBN# 0091741068.
New York, NY: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., c. 1927. Fourth Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. light brown paper DJ spine with black uppercase titling and simple black titling characters enlarged on jacket front and small black text on rear. tiny chips and light edgewear to DJ spine ends and extremities. under clear protective cover. light gray clothbound HB with small stamped red lettering between lightly pushed in ends. some tonal discoloration to fep/ffep. frontispiece and 11 plates illustrate the interior. 321 pp.
Australia: Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1983. First Australian Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. sunned DJ spine has black uppercase titling, tiny italic brown lettering for subtitle left justified beneath, text starts indented from tip of spine and is followed by uppercase brown author and miniature full publisher just above DJ tail. front and rear are awash in shades of pale yellow, ombre sunny yellow. dark brown clothbound, imprinted with uppercase white lettering upon HB spine. a neat tangerine orange shade for endsheets, fep has an affixed bookplate of previous owner on right fep. pale golden stock, semi-glossy and with prose in brown, highlighted by brown/gray or brown/white symbol miniatures, drawings, some photos. textblock is glossy and very clear, with tight binding and dark brown text lettering. lightly handled volume with glossy jacket, some slight impressions. clothbound volume edgewear along bottom edges is from abrasive contact, tiny whitish nicks. 250 pp. ISBN # 0207145482.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1985. Third printing. Large octavo; pp 467; G+/paperback; Black spine with ivory text; covers have slight sunning to exterior, minor bending to fore corners, slight rubbing to exterior; text block shows very slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to front pastedown; interior clean;.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1980. Small Quarto; pp 482; VG/VG-; brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior, minor chipping to edges, mylar wraps; cloth shows light sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Robert Hale. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; Green spine with white lettering; Jacket has several moderate tears to the edges and corners, some chipping to the spine edges; Boards are straight with moderate edge wear; Binding is tight; Some age toning to outer edge of text block, interior is clean, some staining to paste down and end papers; Rear folding map is intact; 224 pages.
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.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1950. Ex libris on front paste-down; Octavo; VG-/no dust jacket; Age toned red spine with silver text; Boards show wear at head and tail of spine and at corners, stains and scuffing; Edge of text block is age toned, foxing on front and rear paste-downs and end-papers, previous booksellers sticker on front paste-down, interior is clean and undamaged; 223pp.
Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 1984. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 304; VG/VG-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior, light wear to edges, price clipped flap, sunned rear; cloth has white paper and mylar wraps to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block has very slight smudges to exterior edges; interior clean.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1983. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Black and red spine with gold text; Boards strong, general shelfwear, smudges on front and back covers, spine age-faded and lightly stained; Textblock has multiple passages bracketed in pen, but is generally clean, fore edge of textblock is faintly stained; pp 973.
Barry: Stewart Williams, 1970. First. Octavo; VG/Fair; Brown spine with white text; First printed in 1874 by Longmans, Green & Co., reprinted in 1970 by Stewart Williams; DJ is age toned, 1.5 inch tear at front top edge and tears on top and bottom back cover; Boards are strong with slight shelfwear, rubbed at edges; Textblock is age toned but clean; pp 194.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1986. First edition. Large quarto. Good in good dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Rubbing to dust jacket panels, sale sticker to top corner of front dust jacket panel. Two-inch by one quarter inch vertical indentation along the front cover near the front hinge. Binding, book block edges, and text pages all very good. 272 illustrations with 60 full color pates. 216pp.
Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1970. First edition. Octavo. VG- in VG- price-clipped dust jacket. Blue spine with tan extremities and tan lettering. Ex-library copy with stamp to front free end paper and similar stamp to copyright page. Age-toning and slight soiling to dust jacket panels. Covers clean, binding intact. Slight foxing to text block edges, particularly to the top edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 271pp.
Leicester, UK: Edgar Backus, 1950. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Yellow spine with black lettering; Jacket is clean with very little wear at the edges and corners, now protected by a plastic mylar cover; Binding and boards are strong; Text block is age toned on the outer edge, but the interior is clean, previous owner's bookplate on front paste down; 125 pages.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1970. US Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. medium, age-toned DJ spine with tiny white title, small black author and at tail, the MIT Press logo in black. much abraded with tiny cuts and fatigued ends. chafed to whitish where abrasive contact has caused limited perimeter damage. panel area illustration is simple black drawing filling the upper third and the remainder is tiny bold ivory title left-justified and full subtitle with black author aside oriented into the bottom right. intact slender inner flaps with very small black text detail filling it. neat lime clothbound HB with imprinted black type: the title, subtitle and author to fit upper half and tiny logo close to tail. unmarred, solid panels. decorative illustrative maps in black-brown/ivory. 24 titled and numbered figures, followed by a list of 12 titled and labelled tables. listed illustrations highlight the unmarked and compact ivory volume interior. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. edges smooth, uniformly ivory shows between sturdy panels. likewise very clear sheets and margins. 236 pp. ISBN # 0262220121.
London: Faber and Faber, No Date Given. Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is tan with brown text; DJ has some age-toning, general signs of shelf wear; Boards have general shelf wear, minimal edge wear, bumping to some corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has light signs of handling, discoloration to front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 280.
London: The Folio Society, 1966. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gold text; Gray slipcase has moderate wear & slightly sunned exterior with cracking along tail edge & tears at head fore edge; Boards have minor edge wear & slight sunned exterior, otherwise clean with strong panels; Text block has clean pages and tight binding; Book plate residue on front end paper; pp 217.
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.
Edinburgh: Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, 1908. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to outside corners, spine caps, slight spotting; Textblock has spotting on all edges, tanning endpapers, foxing to some pages, owner label on front endpapers, penciled owner information on front endpapers, penciled notation on rear endpapers; 456 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (ports.) with b & w plates.
Chepstow: The Newport & Monmouthshire Branch of the Historical Association & Chepstow Society, 1952. Octavo; pp 120; VG-/G; beige spine with brown text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior, minor wear to edges, mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges, bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; interior clean;.
Great Britain: William Heinemann Ltd., March 1946. Second Impression, UK Printing. small 8vo. VG/VG-. dulled ivory DJ spine with black uppercase author, red title and tiny publisher at tail end. foxing to DJ covers and extra wide inner flaps protect the slim black cloth HB with tiny silver capitals for titling. gently nipped board corners. soft ivory, unmarked sheets, lightly handled and slim outer edges very good all sides. 254 pp.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1972. Third. Quarto; VG/G-; White spine with black text; Dust jacket is age toned with 2 inch tear on front top edge, 0.5 inch tear on bottom edge, peeling exterior and frayed edges; DJ has foxing inside; Boards have slight shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock is age toned with foxing on edges; pp 365.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2004. first U.S. edition. Quarto; VG-/VG; Gray spine with black & white text; dust jacket is clean with very little wear, intact & undamaged; dj is covered with mylar; cloth is clean with strong & sturdy panels; text block has slight wear due to handling, but overall clean with tight binding; pp 160.
England: The Harvester Press Limited, 1977. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. solid sky blue DJ spine with titling on light blue segments bordered in dark blue around title, author both; smaller white lettering for publisher near tail. edgewear and closed cuts to spine ends, corners and the slender inner flaps. medium powder blue clothbound HB with stamped gold titling, lightly pushed in ends. EX-LIBRIS, prior owner bookplate tipped in on right fep. skimmed interior, no marks or writing, neat edges all sides. 386 pp. ISBN#0855278390.
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.
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.
Great Britain: Scarthin Books, 1992. New Edition Reprint. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. 8vo. VG/VG. shades of natural green and brown dominate the aerial photo of a British valley for half rear panel, spine and front jacket cover. titling is tiny bold black within an ivory textbox, bordered in fuschia and with a pink banner and miniature black subtitle., centered pink uppercase author and black publisher logo upon white colorblock at spine tail. mild edgewear. dark medium blue clothbound HB, stamped with bold title, smaller gold capitals for full author and tiny gilt publisher at tail. front and rear boards are a spot free blue cloth, striking white fep/ffep. white textblock is clear and unmarked, 130 illustrations and 9 maps highlight the chapters, with captions and text details. 316 pp. ISBN# 0907758177.