London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 226 pages, 16 pages ads; G+; spine red with gilt lettering; front board has a pictorial of Churchill standing over a rhino; map on page 2, trimmed so that it doesn't fold; all maps and photos present; frontispiece with tissue guard; water-staining to rear board, bleeding onto front and rear pastedowns; small crack to top of front hinge; shelved case 5.
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London: Bell & Daldy, 1868. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ; dark green 3/4 leather bindings with gilt text to spine; gilt borders and raised bands to spines; 10 volumes; boards show heavy wear to edges and joints; rubbing wear to exteriors of boards; minimal wear to edges; marbled text block shows light sunning to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; frontispieces with tissue guards; previous owner's bookplates to ffeps; slight cracking to gutters; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Simon Miller, 1657. Fifth impression. Small quarto rebound in 3/4 black moire and red leatherette; VG; gold letters on spine; moderate soiling and fraying on spine; strong binding; facsimile frontispiece engraving and title page; original paper heavily discolored, wobbled, with foxing and offsetting; minor occasional marginalia; otherwise, text clean and readable; pp. 408, with last few pages out of sequence; shelved in Case 6.
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.
London: 1780. First Edition. 4to., 173pp.; VG; paneled brown spine with maroon label and gilt lettering, rebound with new spine and previous boards; boards have some scuffs and scratches, corners bumped and peeling; board edges have gilt tooling contains title page, itinerary, list of plates, index, contents, errata; contains 21 plates including one foldout; inscription on ffep dated 1944; ex bibris stamps on title page below date and pp. 63 on bottom of page; shelved case 7.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808. Second Edition. Quarto, xiv, 452 pages; VG; bound in contemporary calf, boards stamped in gilt and blind, newly rebacked, spine preserved, paneled with gilt titling and stamping; all edges of text block gilt; 2 bookplates to front pastedown, envelope tipped onto recto of ffep; with Frontispiece portrait, folding genealogical table, 4 other full page plates, including a plan of Nottingham Castle; plates with some mild offsetting, including usual to title page; shelved case 7.
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.
Dublin: John Barlow, 1808. (First ed.). Octavo revound with new medium brown leather spine, with five raised bands and gold text on black leather spine label, and original brown and red marbled boards and medium brown leather corners. G+. Severe wear and erosion to original leather corners, which have been rounded-off; light rubbing to original marbled boards; one 1" patch of archival tape repair to upper left corner of front board, where it meets new leather spine; brief ink notation to ffep; foxing and age-toning throughout text; light, old water-damage to bottom 1" of front paste-down endpaper, ffep, and next two pages, now evidenced as black spotting. Complete in one volume. xxvi, 40, 54, 35, 238 pp.
London: Rudolph Ackerman, 1851. Third Edition. Octavo; VG; 218 pages; Bound in red leather with gilt borders on boards; raised bands on spine, gilt lettering and designs; Gilt dentelles and marbled end papers; Binding has been professionally repaired along the spine, with one section of gilt detailing missing; Third edition, with 18 hand-colored aquantint plates all intact and protected by tissue guards; All edges gilt; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Some wear along the edges, including bumping to the corners and a small chip missing from the upper edge near the spine; Original gilt and cloth spine and cover bound in rear; OF consignment; Shelved in case 7.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1843. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full green leather by Bradstreet, paneled spines with elaborate gilt tooling, gilt borders, gilt turn-ins elaborately framing the marbled endpapers; signed in gilt on front pastedowns; top edge of text block gilt; front board of volume 1 threatening to separate; Thackeray used his real name for the first time in his dedication to Charles Lever in this title; with 38 engravings by Thackery; shelved case 9.
London: printed for G. Kearsley; and J. Ridley, 1777. First Edition. Quarto, 185 pages; VG; quarter bound in brown calf, marbled boards, black label with gilt titling to spine; mild rubbing to binding; with frontispiece; page 185 with archival rebacking, hole in archival paper for the errata to show through; some minor archival rebacking to other page edges; shelved case 7.
London: G. Kearsley, 1783. First edition. Small octavo in 3/4 orange marble and brown leather; VG; six-band spine with gold letters; moderate, general shelf wear on boards; closed cut on ffep; open front gutter; binding strong; paper wobbly with occasional foxing; text clean; pp. 302; shelved in Case # 7.
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.
London: 1676. First Edition, Second Issue. 12mo, 234 pages; VG; bound in later full brown calf, paneled spine, one compartment with red label and gilt lettering, others with gilt tooling; gilt triple-ruled boards, gilt double-ruled board edges, gilt dentelle roll; top compartment on spine restored, cover reattached; bound by Bedford; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; ex-library, with stamp on title page and on front and rear blank; *2, A-K12; Second issue, with frieze face (or Medusa) woodcut on title page. The second issue is also sometimes called the second edition. The first issue (or first edition) has a fruit instead of a face.; JG consignment; shelved case 0;.
London: John C. Nimmo, 1887. Octavos., 2 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering; marbled boards and endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; some mild wear and rubbing to boards, some mild bumping to corners; boards wrapped in mylar; with eighty wood engravings by Bewick printed on china paper, also nine engravings from original paintings by A. H. Tourrier and E. Buckman; interiors clean; JS consignment; shelved above case 1.
London: A. Mofely, 1664. First edition. 10mo., 320PP.; VG; in dark brown leather with spine rebound; moderate shelf wear on boards with fraying around corners; strong binding; minor pencil inscription inside front board; other original inscriptions behind title page; dusty edges; text clean; Sir Fanshawe was an English poet, ambassador to Spain and to Portugal from 1662 and 1666; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Oxford: The Theater, 1724. First edition. Folio in gilt dark brown leather; VG; 7-band embossed spine with gilt; boards show moderate soiling and shelf wear; strong binding; front gutter opened; offsetting on title page and first end page; frontispiece page clean; paper wobbled with offsetting on most pages; text clean in fairly large print; last pages with some rippling; pp. 616; shelved above front case; please contact us for shipping costs.
Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1921. First Edition. 2 Octavos; VG-; Red cloth boards and spine with gilt lettering; Some wear along the edges, bumping and light fraying at the corners and spine edges; Spines are sunned and faded; Binding secure; Fold-out maps are present, with some foxing; Outer edge of text block is toned with a few spots of foxing; Shelved above Japan.
London: Longmans, Green, & Co, 1899. First Silver Library Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 337 pages; G+; bound in maroon boards, gilt lettering to spine; spine cocked; some rubbing to boards; small needle-sized holes in boards, presumably from someone applying pressure with a pen-like object, on the front board one goes through the middle through page ix, on the rear multiple holes go through page 327; this edition's binding is usually found with some wear and fading, brittle paper, and cracked binding. While the edges of the paper in this copy are browned, the interior of the pages are clean; with 5 maps and a frontispiece; One of 1,440 copies; shelved case 5.
Manchester: John Heywood, . 1st. EXTREMELY SCARCE. G-/-- sm. "octavo" (18 cm.) without d.j., as issued. vi, [xiv], 306,  pp. + frontis. & 1 l. plate. Sewn gatherings in printed boards with pasted cloth spine: internally in G+ to VG- condition, pages beginning to tone at margins but paper is sound, clean & apparently unmarked; spine split through & pages loose but boards are undamaged & all contents (incl. advertising) are present. Could readily be recased with no loss of original material. Only one copy of this edition found in institutional collection (Cambridge) -- this is the true first ed. of the "Handbook," claims for the 1922/1923 edition notwithstanding. Running tile "Wood's Handbook of the Gold Coast." [SHELVE WITH RARE BOOKS].
London: Chatto and Windus, 1901-1909. Various. 8vos., 7 volumes; VG; spine paneled brown with gilt lettering; 3/4 bound in green leather with green cloth boards, spine leather faded to brown; top edge of text block gilt;some staining to parts of text blocks; bumping to corners, heads and tails of spine; Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880 in four volumes, Volume 1: 1903, 344pp., Volume 2: 1905, 337pp., a new impression, Volume 3: 1904, 329pp., Volume 4: 1907, 355pp., 1880 to the Diamond Jubilee in one volume, Volume 5: 1901, 409pp., Diamond Jubilee 1897 to the Accession of Kind Edward the VII in two volumes, Volume 6: 1909, 294pp., Volume 7: 1909, 280pp.; shelved next to china.
London: 1820. First edition. 16mo in 3/4 brown leather; VG; substantial shelf wear on boards and spine; good binding; edges dusty; open front gutter; previous owner's signature on back of frontispiece engraving; top of title page cut off; last three pages of contents cut off at bottom; slight foxing on first pages; text clean; pp. 278; shelved in Case # 4; GP consignment.
London: Henry Colburn, 1838. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; bould in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, spine brown with small gilt horizontal lines, presence of two labels in the past now represented only by the unfaded leather and faint lettering; some mild shelfwear and rubbing, primarily to corners and spine; frontispiece in volume 1 a portrait, volume 2 a map; shelved under front counter.
London: printed for A. Bettesworth, and C. Hitch; and James Hodges, 1737. Tenth Edition. 12mo., 192 pages; bound in fullspeckled calf, gilt roll to borders, paneled spine with gilt tooling and titling; top edge of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; trimmed close, scattered slight trimming to text; frontispiece, numerous in-text woodcuts; shelved case 9.
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.
Great Britain: The Holland Press, 1967. 4to, 2 volumes; VG; spines paneled blue leather sun-faded to green, gilt tooling and lettering; three quarters bound in blue calf with aqua cloth boards; marbled endpaper; gilt text block; small sticker on upper left of inside front board for both volumes reading 'duplicate'; text clear; beyond sun-fading there is only the most minor of shelfwear and bumping; shelved front case.
Paris: Treuttel et Wurtz, 1817. Second edition, revised. Small octavos in 1/2 brown leather and marble hardcovers with six-band spine; VG; moderate shelf wear on boards with fraying around corners; end pages and first few pages slightly soiled; text and paper clean; pp. 530 and 452; in French; contains 15 plates and 13 engravings in vol. 1; shelved in Case # 9; IR consignment.
Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., 1899. First Edition. 8vo., 320pp.; VG; spine blue cloth with gilt lettering; very mild shelfwear and bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; no sun damage to boards or spine, colors bright; top edge of text block gilt; title page INSCRIBED to ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY, with inscription reading: "Admiral George Dewey / With Compliments of the Author / [signature] / 12/25/99."; shelved case 9.
London: W. Meadows, 1745. Second edition. Octavo; vg+/none; brown leather spine with no text and raised bands; gilt filigree rulings; shelf wear and bumping; edges and joints, chipping and wear; endpapers, toning starts, Front board loose yet not detached; 428 pp., "A table of English Silver Coins with plates," 28 pp.; "A table of English Gold Coins with plates," 4 pp.; index, 12 pp.; boards, use wear; else good.
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., n.d. [c. 1860s]. Oblong 4tos.; 93 pp. [Vol. 1], 95 pp. [Vol. 2], 93 pp. [Vol. 3], 95 pp. [Vol. 4], 94 pp. [Vol. 5]; G+ condition; three-quarter bound maroon leather spine, edges of boards, and corners with red cloth-covered boards and marbled endpapers; 5 panels to spines; fading to gilt text-blocks; cocking to spines and boards; rubbing and fraying to spines and corners; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tails of spine, particularly Vol. 1; rubbing, soiling, and age-toning to boards, particularly Vol. 2; age-toning throughout interiors and to endpapers, text legible; slight tearing/missing corners to blank pages between endpapers and half-title page, all volumes; ex-library stamp to half-title page, all volumes; front boards re-hinged with pasted strip of red flint paper; front boards loose to Vols. 1 and 5 despite repairs; black stain towards mid-bottom half of front board, Vol. 3; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1944. First Edition. Quarto 221 pages, VG/G+; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has several small closed and open tears, has several pieces of tape on the inside, has rubbing and discoloration throughout; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has heavy bumping on the fore edge corners, boards have minor warping; pages have minor age toning and warping; profusely illustrated with maps and photographs; contains a two part separate map of the master plan; shelved case 12.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1864. Fourth Edition. 8vo., 678pp.; VG-; spine black with gilt lettering; brown leather boards; rebound with previous boards, new spine; corners of boards covered in electrical tape, giving the illusion that it's 3/4 bound; frontispiece with tissue guard; age-toning to pages; top edge of text block gilt; shelved case 1.
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.
London: Printed for the Editor by William Bowyer, 1739. First Edition. Small Quarto; Good; burgundy spines with gilt text to red labels; 2 volumes: vol. 1, 527; vol. 2, pp 439; rebound in modern Buckram; cloths noticeably scuffed and modestly soiled; sturdy boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; frontispieces; some pencil inside; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud J Ravesteynium, 1652. 12mo., 230pp.; VG;bound in old vellum with faded 'florus anglicus' written on spine; head of spine peeling; boards slightly loose, but solid; Title page has a vignette, woodcut printer's device of Elijah fed by ravens, with motto "Exspectando"; minor ink writing on ffep recto and verso; small hole in ffep; missigned plates are F7 as E7, I4 as L4; shelved case 3.
Paris: Chez Buisson, 1788. First Edition. Octavo, , 323,  pages; G+; bound in 3/4 brown leather, red marbled boards, paneled spine with black label and gilt lettering; rear side of label missing; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; front hinge loosening; name to ffep; name and date to title page (1788); with folding map (des Royaumes d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande), with 3 of the 4 folding plates: Greenwich Hospital, Hampton Court and Windsor Castle, lacking Chelsea Hospital; EM consignment; shelved case 9.
West Yorkshire: EP Publishing, 1976. First Edition, Second Printing. Two volume set; quarto; VG/VG; tan and green spines with black text; jackets have some staining, rubbing, scuffing, creasing, price clipped on front flaps, Vol. II has closed tear that has been fixed with tape at front flap hinge; boards are strong and clean, bumping along tail edges; textblocks have edgewear, name stamped on front endpapers, otherwise clean; originally published in 1798 (Vol. I) and 1801 (Vol. II) by J. Nichols and Son.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897-1898. First Edition, Thus. 12mo; Good-; 3/4 bound in calf; brown spines with marbled boards; 8 volumes; two labels to spines; gilt text and tooling to spines; boards have noticeable rubbing to edges and corners; some chips to spine edges; text blocks show age darkened fore and tail edges; top edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; hairline defect to few front gutters; frontispieces with tissue guards; light pencil;.
Staplehurst, Kent: Spelmont, 1999. Quarto; VG/VG- with plastic cover; Maroon and grey spine with white text; DJ has some shelf wear and minor chipping on lower edges; price has been clipped from lower inside front; Edges and text block are clean; Signed and inscribed by the author, this is No 47 of a very limited edition of 300 privately published by the author for friends and colleagues. This autobiography covers his nearly 40 years in the Army from commisioning in the late 1940s to his retirement as General Officer Commanding Wales. He served many years in Scottish Battalion of The Parachute Regiment ; he was the last comanderof the Sultan's Armed Forces before Oman indepedence.
Edinburgh, Scotland: T. & A. Constable, 1887. Quarto; VG-; Brown cloth boards and spine with gilt lettering; Corners bent with light fraying and rubbing, scratches on boards, rubbing on edges and spine's head and tail, spine is darkened from sun exposure; Text block has gilt head edge, age toned with light-to-moderate foxing throughout, some leaves throughout book have been separated at gutters resulting in tilted spine, some of the ink on several broadsides featuring family crests has bled through; Text is legible, pages durable; pp 240. shelved front endcase aisle 10.
London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1970-1976. First Edition. Large octavos, 5 volumes, VG-/G+; beige DJs, black and red lettering: moderate overall wear to DJs, mild water staining to spines (lettering unaffected), mild creasing to covers, occasional closed tears to edges, dates in black marker and ex-library stamps to bottom corners of front covers, "£3 12s. 6d. [£3・62½] net" to front flaps, DJs protected by mylar; vertical line of off-white dots to front cover of Volume 5 only, lettering unaffected; brown cloth boards, black title block and gilt lettering to spines: mild overall wear to boards; mild bumping to head, tail, and corners; ex-library labels to front paste-down; ex-library labels and stamps to ffeps; notations in pencil to ffep of Volume 1 only; light age-toning/mild wear to text-blocks; interiors clean; errata slips included in Volumes 3 and 5 only; shelved above Cookbooks.
New York: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1900. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 green leather, marbled boards and endpapers, paneled spines with red and orange labels with gilt lettering, other panels tooled in gilt; top edge of text block gilt; Bound by Zaehnsdorf for A. C. McClurg, with binders stamp; rubbing to hinges, head and tail of spines, with mild chipping to head and tail; rubbing to corners; small white paint stain to lower edge of rear board of volume 1; interiors clean; shelved above Nature.
London: Yale University Press, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 340 pages; VG; full bound in red cloth, spine has gilt tooling and lettering; binding has minor wear at the top and bottom of the spine, has library code on the spine, has minor discoloration; pages have minor detachment on pages 148-9, title page has small pen marks and an impression stamp; shelved case 7.
Cork, Ireland: Cork University Press, 1992. First Paperback Edition. Octavo, 327 pages; VG-; gloss paper covers, spine red and yellow with white lettering: mild bumping to corners, crease to top left corner of back cover; mild wear to text-block; interior virtually pristine; INSCRIBED by Callanan to Seamus McKenna to title page, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by McKenna (previous owner) to ffep; shelved case 9.
Soho: The Nonesuch Press, 1923. Limited reprint edition (#568 of 725). Tall, narrow, thin octavo in gold hardcovers with white spine; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear around edges; strong binding; parchment paper with deckle edges; pp. 52; text in tight print; contains seven original engravings on copper designed by Stephen Gooden; shelved in Case 0; GP consignment.
Paris: Boussod, Valadon & Cie. 1896. First Edition. Folio in 3/4 pink hardcovers with burgundy leather; VG; 6-band embossed spine with gold letters; moderate shelf wear or fraying on spine and corners; moderate soiling; strong binding; moire end pages clean; text and paper clean; contains 8 chapters and full size page engravings; pp. 199; shelved above case 4; please contact us for shipping costs.
Chicago: J.S. Hyland & Co., Inc., 1898. Oblong Quarto; pp 405; Good; dark green spine with gilt text; full title: Ireland in Picture: A Grand Collection of Over 400 Magnificent Photographs of the Beauties of the Green Isle Comprising Views of the Most Famous Buildings, Historic Places, Romantic Scenery, Venerable Ruins, Rich Art Treasures, Etc., Etc.; original publisher's cloth shows some scratches to exterior; rubbed edges; blind-stamped decorations to spine; elaborate embossed clover leaf design in black and gilt to front; beveled edges; strong boards; text block marbled; green patterned endpapers; interior clean; cracking to gutter at title page; profusely illustrated; gift card in envelope laid in at title page gives book's provenance, 1981; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1929. First Edition. Octavo, 672 pages; G+/G; spine a drab gray green, black lettering; moderate rubbing and staining to dust jacket; mild staining to text bloc; dust jacket in a protective mylar covering, price uncut '$10.00'; pages age-toned; name on front pastedown; text in English and Latin; with 16 plates of manuscripts; dust jacket printed on the reverse of a copy of Herodotus, presumably to save paper; scarce with dust jacket; shelved case 9.