Essex: Essex Record Office, 1991. Octavo: G-/no-DJ hardcover: Red and multicolored spine with white text: Boards have heavy shelfwear, extensive chippping at tail of spine and bottom corner, chipping at upper corner and head of spine, binding solid: Textblock is age toned else mostly clean with owner's name in ink on front free page, exterior fore edge has some staining: 364 pp.
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New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1977. Octavo; pp 396; Good; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has light wear to exterior; mild rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; ex-library with markings to ffep and copyright page; interior clean; good binding;.
Amsterdam, New York: Da Capo Press, 1970. Facsimile reprint. Thin octavo. Red spine with long blue panel and gold lettering. VG- with no dust jacket. Covers and text block edges very good. Small printing imperfection stain along bottom edge of front cover. Slight rubbing to rear cover. Text pages clean. 43pp.
London, England: The Travel Association, 1949. 2nd Edition. 8vo., 47 pages, illustrated, maps; VG-; illustrated cover with brown print, some spotting, stains, corners bumped, lower spine corner torn away, tear to front cover at top staple of binding, slight wear to upper and lower edges of cover; clean inside; maps of inner and outer London printed inside cover flaps.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. First Edition. 8vo, iv, 41 pages, tables; G-; white cover with black print, peripheral foxing to cover and edges of pages, some creasing to front of cover, slight bumps to outer corners, back cover creased; clean interior; "Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry by Command of Her Majesty, February 1972."
New York: Sotheby's, 1997. Small Quarto; VG/paperback; navy spines with white text; 3 volumes: Information booklet, pp 70; The Public Collections, pp 549; The Private Collections, pp 541; black slipcase has modest shelf wear to exterior; some dings to edges; pictorial panels; covers show little wear to exteriors; intact panels; text blocks have minimal wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; include letters from Diana Brooks, President and CEO of Sotheby's, New York; price list; 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.
n. d. n. publ. 1993. Booklet; pp ; G/paperback; beige covers show slight soiling to exterior, mostly toward edges; minor wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; inscription to previous owner to front pastedown; slight smudges toward head edge, small stain to spine toward head edge; otherwise interior clean.
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.
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.
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.
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1989. Octavo; pp 230; G; blue spine with silver text; no jacket; cloth has ex-library sticker to spine; light sticker residue to front; mildly bumped corners; strong boards; text block has little wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to exterior fore edge; lightly toned; frontispiece; some ex-library markings inside; illustrated with charts; tight binding; few margins markings;.
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;.
United Kingdom: The Oakwood Press, 2002. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 626; VG-/VG-; army green spine with yellow and white text; full title: The Festiniog Railway: A History of the Narrow Gauge Railway Linking the Slate Quarries of Blaenau Ffestiniog with Portmadoc, North Wales: Together with Outline Histories of Quarry Undertakings Connected to the Railway, 1800-1974, Vol. 2 - Locomotives, Rolling Stock and Quarry Feeders; this volume only; dust jacket shows light sunning to exterior; minor bumping to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings; illustrated endpapers; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
New York, NY: Methuen, Inc., 1985. US Edition. 8vo. VG/G+. navy blue DJ spine and jacket, with titling in yellow and white italics, stacked on tiny white capitals for subtitling, mid-spine white author and tiny white type for publisher, severely abraded, with many large tears to panel, ends nad corners are closed with tape. edgewear whitish where contact was abrasive. dark blue HB has stamped gilt titling. solid form, minimal wear to ends and corners. light yellow endsheets, textblock ivory, no marks. smooth outer edges likewise. 237 pp. ISBN# 0416350704.
Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 282; G/G-; purple spine with beige text; dust jacket has noticeable sunning to exterior; rubbing wear to spine and edges; cloth shows modestly sunned exterior; some wear to edges; text block has slightly toned exterior edges; light marginalia; illustrated;.
London: University of London, The Atthlone Press, 1977. Octavo; pp 576; G/G-; grayish white spine with black and white text; dust jacket shows noticeably sunned spine; some toning to fore edges; minor chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth shows slightly sunned spine; clean exterior; strong boards; text block has mild tone to exterior edges; slight pencil marginalia;.
Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1851. First American Edition. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; spine beige with gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, spine has significant wear, two cracks across spine, back joint cracked, front joint cracked at bottom, 1/2" half open tear across spine, chips on spine at head and back joint, moderate wear on corners, minor to moderate edgewear, minor wear on covers, protected by plastic cover; textblock has minimal wear, bookplate and minor pencil marks on front pastedown, stain on front free end paper, foxing throughout pages, stain from flower pressed in pages 82-83, minor pencil margin notations on first few pages, no underlining. pp. 344.
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).
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.
Cambridge: University Press, 1906. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth, mild wear to corners, hinges, and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, spine break at page 96, annotation in ink throughout; x, 105, cii pages, frontispiece, illustrated (1 b&w plate, 1 map).
Great Britain: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., 1962. UK Reprint. large 8vo(s). VG/VG-. TWO VOLUME SET. crimson spines, ivory titling for title, author with subtitling and volume number indicator on extended bisque band--jacket encircled. abrading, large chips, cuts creases and wrinkles as edgewear. DJ volumes under clear protective cover. plum clothbound HB set with titling stamped in copper, gently bumped corners. left fep, bookplate with author's signature affixed beneath full author name in cursive directly above at upper edge. flipped through and uniform texblock stock. Vol I: includes 15 tables, 408 pages with fold-out map of Scotland. Vol. II: with 3 titled tables and fold-out color map of Scotland. 359 pp. bright plum tint to head edges of set. basic ivory fore-edge and tail. as is.
London, Henley and Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977. Large Octavo; pp 224; G/paperback; brown/ivory pictorial spine with black text; this volume only; covers have some light soiling to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker inside front cover; interior toning; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated.
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1960. Octavo; pp 452; G-/Fair; grayish blue spine with black text; dust jacket shows severe wear to exterior; small chips to edges; 1.5 inch open tear to rear tail edge; some foxing to edges and flaps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows foxing to endpapers; marker mark to ffep; slight toning to exterior edges;.
New York: Arco Publishing Company, 1964. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; First U.S. Edition; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with red and black print; DJ has some spotting/smudging, edgewear, fading to spine, stain and surface tear on spine, price label on front; Boards in black cloth with gold print, minor spotting, bump to bottom edges; Textblock has spotting on edges and endpapers, name in ink on front flyleaf, clean text; 124 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1966. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with white print; DJs has mild edgewear, price-clipped; Boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text blocks clean and tight; CONTENTS: Volume I, House of Lords — Volume II, House of Commons; 2 vols. (lxix, 366 pages; xxi, 422 pages), frontispiece to each volume.
Oxford, New York and Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1993. First Printing. Octavo; pp 407; VG/G; white spine without text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior; lightly smudged spine; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
London: HarperCollins Publishers, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 338; VG/VG-; black spine with gilt and white text; dust jacket only light wear to exterior; slightly dinged edges; cloth clean; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block edges show mild tone; tight binding; illustrated;.
New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1958. Quarto; pp 403; VG; 1/4 bound green spine with gilt text; light green marbled boards; no jacket; sunned red slipcase has minor chips to corners; some soiling to exterior; cloth shows little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light smudges to exterior edges; illustrated;.
London: Collins, 1971. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, light green spine with black text; dj [clear mylar cover], light shelf wear; HB, blue cloth spine with gilt lettering on black color block; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; former owner's name, FFEP; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; map of India; 288pp.
Edinburgh and London: Oliphant, Anderson, and Ferrier, 1898. 10mo; pp 140; VG-/no-DJ; red spine with black text; cloth has light soiling to exterior; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to front ffep; bookplate to front pastedown; decked edges; slightly cocked spine.
London: Chapman & Hall, 1904. Octavo; pp 358; Fair/no-DJ; dark orange spine with dark brown text; cloth shows noticeable wear to exterior; light bumping to corners; darkening to spine; illustration and text to front; sturdy boards; text block has slight darkening to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; slight offset to ffep; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some slight foxing to few pages; light pencil; illustrated throughout; uncut pages; cracking to pp 48-49, 65, 80-81,128-129, 144-145.
Urbana: The University of Illinois Press, 1940. First. Large octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; grey spine with gold text; boards strong, have moderate signs of aging with faded, scratched covers and faded corners; textblock slightly yellowed with age, front paste-down inscribed by author to previous owner, front free-end paper has mark where sticker has been torn off, otherwise textblock is clean; 269pp.