London: John W. Parker and Son, 1858. Second Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; spine paneled with brown leather and gilt lettering; 3/4 bound with brown leather, marbled boards; marbled endpapers; mild scratching to spines, rubbing to corners; minor occasional pencil notations in margins; top edge of text blocks gilt; some cracking to gutter on ffep in first volume; shelved above WWII.
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Edinburgh: MacLachlan & Stewart, 1874. First Edition. Octavo, 398 pages; VG; bound in publisher's dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; chipping to head of spine, mild wear to tail; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated with 8 tinted lithograhic plates, including the frontispiece; shelved case 10.
London: A. Millar, 1763. 12mo; G+ hardcovers without dust jackets; brown spines with gold text; the 6 vols. are in uniform condition; boards are extremely age-toned with rubbing, bumping and frays to the corners and edges; text blocks have severe stains, water damage and edges are strongly tanned but pages are legible, 331p. (Vol.1); 365p. (Vol.2); 348p.(Vol.3); 376p. Vol.4); 123p. (Vol.5- General Index not paginated); 362p. (Vol.6).
New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1940. Octavo; pp 361; Good; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to exterior; mild sun fading to spine and head edge; some rubbing wear to corners; blind-stamped design to front; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece with tissue guard; small stain to copyright and half title pages; slight toning to first and last few pages; interior clean; illustrations with tissue guards; good binding;.
New York: Henry Holt, 1991. First American Edition. Octavo, 1066 pages; VG/VG; spine is dark blue with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '$35.00', has minor shelf wear, with minor closed tears at the top and bottom of the spine; binding has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages clear; inscribed by the author on the title page; shelved case 5.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1989. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red print; DJ has mild edgewear, vendor label on front flap; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, slight bump to front top edge, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has yellow highlighting throughout with some pencil and pen notation, including on the title page; ix, 257 pages.
Dublin: Irish Manuscripts Commission, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 498 pages; G+/VG-; Spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering; has price uncut '£3.10', has wear along the top and bottom edges with mild chipping at the top of the spine and at the fore edge corners, has minor discoloration; binding has cocking on the spine and minor wear at the top and bottom edges; pages have dust build up along the top edge; shelved case 13.
Hildensheim: Georg Olms Verlag, 1974. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in red cloth, black label with gilt lettering; all volumes' boards slightly bowed, some edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, light soiling on spines, spines slightly sun toned; all volumes' text blocks age toned, soiling and light foxing on exterior edges; volume 1 boards have significant bumping on tail edges, minor foxing on front end paper; volume 2 boards have significant bumping on rear tail edge, damp staining on front paste down, minor foxing on front paste down and front endpaper, light soiling on rear pastedown; 4 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. Octavo; VG- condition hardcovers; dark red spine with gilt text; marbled boards; 6 volumes; slightly sunned spines; cloths show lightly bumped corners; text blocks have top edges gilt; deckled edges otherwise; slight toning to exterior edges; light foxing to first and last few pages; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders; Shelved in aisle 7.
London: John Russell Smith, 1865. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; sunned burgundy spines with gilt text; 4 volumes; original publisher's cloths have some chipping to head and foot spine edges; rubbing to corners; other moderate wear to exteriors; sturdy boards; text blocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; deckled edges; slight cracking to gutters;.
Boy's Own Paper Office: London, 1913. Large Octavo; pp 824; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; bound book of individual editions for one year; original publisher's cloth has slight soiling to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; beveled edges; gilt lettering to front; brown, white and red embossed illustrations to spine and front; slight sunning to spine; sturdy boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; some cracking to gutters; frontispiece; profuse with drawings, paintings and some photographs; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Country Life, Batsford, 1911. First edition. Two volumes, folio. Both volumes fair+ with no dust jacket. Faded, stained red spine with gold lettering. Each volume INSCRIBED but not signed by the author on the front free end paper. Some rubbing and scuffing to covers. Front end paper loose at hinges of both volumes. Offsetting to free end paper. Several plates loose. Pages generally clean. Includes over 1,500 illustrations and over 70 photogravure plates. Volume 1 to 466pp, volume 2 continues to 1085pp.
London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1870. First Edition. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; sunned burgundy spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 427; vol. 2, pp 499; original publisher's cloths have noticeable chipping to spines, mostly at rear joints; rubbing to corners; embossed borders to panels; staining to fronts toward head edges; rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text blocks show sun darkened exterior edges; previous bookshop's label to front pastedown; bookplates of former owner to front pastedown; interiors lightly toned; deckled fore edges; some uncut pages; former bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown, vol. 1; bookbinder's tape to rear gutter, vol. 2; frontispieces with tissue guards; light pencil; illustrated;.
London: Pitman, 1914. First Edition. Octavo; VG; Red cloth spine and boards, gilt lettering and design; Edge wear to the boards, light bumping at the corners; Binding tight, text block toned but clean; Previous owner's book plate on front paste down; 243 pages with 24 pages of advertisements in rear; Shelved under front counter.
London: John Murray, 1854. First edition. Set of three green octavos with gold gilt and black letters in vinyl covers; VG; moderate soiling; ex-libris plate inside front cover; edges dusty and paper slightly faded; text clean; vol. 1 1618-1700; vol. 2 1667-1743; vol. 3 1688-1771; shelved above Nature.
New Dehli: India Research Press, 1999. First Indian Edition. Octavo, 1264 Pages + 14 maps + 33 photographs; VG/VG-, VG/VG-; spines are gray pictorial (a military march) with black lettering; dust jackets are in mylar coverings, have price uncut, 'Rs. 1800', have minor wear and creasing along the top and bottom edges, have stickers on the back cover and on the inner front flap; bindings have minimal shelf wear; pages have minimal blotches on the edges of the text block; shelved India.
London: Folio Society, 2015. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 351pp.; VG; spine gray with blck and white stripes and lettering; bound in gray buckram, pictorial on front board; housed in VG dark gray slipcase; text block clean; interior clean; numerous colored plates, and 4pp folding reproduction of William Allen's 'Waterloo', 3 maps; in excellent condition; shelved folio society.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. First U.S. Editions, First Printings. Octavo; G/G; blue, red and beige spines with red and white text; 4 volumes: vol. 1, Infants of the Spring, pp 214 [ISBN 0030209919], 1977; vol. 2, Messengers of Day, pp 209 [ISBN 003020996x], 1978; vol. 3, Faces in My Time, pp 230 [ISBN 0030210011], 1981; vol. 4, The Strangers All Are Gone, pp 208 [ISBN 003063279x], 1983; dust jackets show modest wear to exteriors; lightly sunned spine of vol. 3; light sticker residue to front of vol. 3; light soiling to front of vol. 4; some rubbing to edges; cloths have light rubbed corners; exteriors clean; mild wear to edges; sturdy boards; text blocks have light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1826. Second edition. Octavo; pp 519+548; VG-/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; half-bound leather spines with cracking to joints, rubbing wear to edges, strong boards; text blocks show age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to ffeps, writing to verso of ffep of vol. 2; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. SHELVED IN AISLE 8.
Washington, D.C. Ransdell Incorporated, 1935. First edition. Small Octavo; pp 176; VG-/no-DJ; tan spine without discernible text; cloth has light soiling and scratches to exterior, moderate sunning to spine, some wear to edges; text block shows darkening to exterior edges, inscribed to Arthur Krock, by author, a former House Majority Leader and 22 year congressman; interior clean;.
London: James Mackenzie, 1909. Quarto; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tanned with gold print; Boards in cream paper with gold print, spine tail torn away, wear to spine head and corners, smudging, shelfwear, mild warping; Text block has gilt top edge, cracked front hinge, name in ink on front pastedown, tanning to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper; unpaged, illustrated (tipped-in color plates). [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2019. Limited Edition, #579/1200. Octavo, 436 pages; VG; bound in fine burgundy genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; SIGNED on limitation page by John le Carré; Certificate of Authenticity loose within; shelved easton press.
Manchester: University of Manchester, 1913. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, tattered corners and spine caps, spotting and shelfwear, tape across spine for reinforcement; Text block has gilt top edge, deckle-edged, shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, front endpapers torn along spine exposing binding, library label on front pastedown, spotting to front endpapers, library stamp on verso of frontispiece and verso of title page, call number in pencil on verso of title page; 412 pages, frontispiece (folded map), folded map after final page + 20 page publisher catalog.
London: Published by Rivingtons, Murray, Hatchard, Clarke, Taylor, and Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1864. Octavo; 4 volumes; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spines, brown leather, gold print, raised bands; Boards in brown leather, small amount of scratching on rear of v. 1 and front of v. 2, front boards of v. 1, 3, and 4 are detached, spine tails are torn away on all vols., spine heads worn, some wear to corners; Text blocks have marbled edges and endpapers, bookplate on front pastedowns, all vols. have cracked hinges but binding is tight and unbroken, mild age-toning to paper, some foxing to plates; 4 volumes, unpaged, illustrated (b&w plates).
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition. 8vo., 191pp.; VG-/G-; spine purple and tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, blacked out; dust jacket has numerous chips and tears, including front flap detached along hinge, but present, chipping along all edges; booksellers sticker to rear pastedown; inscription on ffep; marbled boards, mild wear; extremely scarce in dust jacket; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to board edges; top edge of text block stained red; shelved case 9.
London: Rivingtons, 1872. Octavo. VG/none. 3/4 brown leather with gilt lettering, raised bands with tooled gilt design on spine, over red marbled paper boards. Red text block edges. 336pp. Annual issue of the renowned British reference publication originally founded by Edmund Burke. Includes primary sources and secondary commentary relating to the world-wide events taking place in the year 1871. Contents include: English History, Foreign History, Chronicle of Remarkable Occurrences, Obituary of Eminent Persons, Remarkable Trials, and an Appendix with Public Documents. Light to moderate shelf wear, scuffing and chipping to leather and boards along edges and corners. Moderate age toning to text block edges. Text block clean and bright. Hinges and signatures all tight. Overall, very good. Shelved above Historiography.
Norwich, England: Jarrold & Sons, 1897. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 184 pages; VG-; fully bound in green cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges with mild fraying at the top of the spine; pages have age toning and small occasional tears; profusely illustrated with inlaid and folded tipped-in plates; original owner's name is written in pen on the ffep; shelved case 9.
London: Spink and Son Ltd., 1999. quarto in cloth with DJ. VG/VG+. Slight edge and shelf wear to DJ. Binding is solid and interior of book is like new. Boards are slightly bowed. Book contains numerous color and black and white photos. 469pp. Shelved front table; DJ spine is pictorial with white text in orange box; please contact us for shipping costs.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 1417 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; text block clean; interior clean; SIGNED by Gilbert on title page; shelved Churchill.
London: John Stockdale, 1811. Later edition. Thick quarto in 3/4 brown marble and leather with six-band embossed spine; VG; gold letters on spine; some rubbing on boards and tiny bumps on corners from shelving; open gutter in front; marbled end pages; frontispiece portrait; paper age-toned and clean; text clean in very tight print; includes a biography; pp. 721; shelved in Alcove # 1; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
London: John Murray, 1903. 2 octavos in cloth. Both VG-. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Corners of boards, ends of spines bumped and frayed. Foxing in both volumes. Former owners name written on title page of both volumes. Both volumes combined contain 13 black and white illustrations including 2 fold-out maps. 3 appendices at end of volume II. Volume I is 353pp. Volume II is 305 pp. Shelve in second alcove. Spines are red with gold text.
Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson and Peter Brown, 1831. reprint edition. G. 8vo in marbled boards half bound in tan leather (spine and corners), title on spine in gilt on black label (as simply "PALEY'S WORKS"). Wear to boards; edges and boards rubbed, corners lightly bumped and chipped, some discoloration and minor chipping to leather along spine. Foxing to all edges of textblock, foxing and light moisture staining to front and rear pages, interior pages are clean. 712 pp. Shelved SECOND ALCOVE.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1877. First Edition. Octavo, 422 pages; fully rebound in indigo leather, paneled spine has gilt tooling and lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, back board has impressions, spine has minor discoloration; pages have detachment on the title page, a stamp on the title page and on the plate, have a blotch on the start of the preface; shelved Endcap.
New York: P.J. Kenedy, 1883. first edition. octavo in dark green and black illustrated hard covers with gold gilt; VG; spine shows some shelf wear and tear; boards with moderate soiling and corner bumps; binding loosening; previous owner's name inside front cover; paper faded; no marks on text; external edges dusty; pp. 407; contains speeches by 14 contributors; shelved by Front Door.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1813. Octavo; Fair; dark brown spines with gilt text; full title: Letters Written by Eminent Person in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; to which are Added, Hearne's Journeys to Reading, and to Whaddon Hall, the Seat of Browne Willis, Esq. and Lives of Eminent Men; 2 volumes in 3 bound books; cloths show some rubbing wear to exteriors; bumped corners; light sunning to spines; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; broken hinges; previous owner's name to verso of ffep in vol. 1; previous owner's name to rear pastedown in vol. 1; deckled edges; slight pencil to rear endpapers of vols. 1 and 3; light toning to interior pages; other light pencil to volumes;.
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; 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.
Wilmington, DE and London: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1974. Facsimile Reprint. Tall Quarto; pp 689; G/no-DJ; beige spine with dark red text; cloth has some soiling to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; good binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000. Quarto; pp 282; VG/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; slight sticker residue to rear; minor wear to edges; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Cheapside, London: Thomas Tegg, 1842. Third edition. Three volumes, octavo. Each volume fair with no dust jacket. Each volume fully bound in tan leather. Spine of each volume with five raised bands, four tan blindstamp gold tooling panels, and two black panels also with tooling. Significant shelf-wear to the boards of each volume, with rubbing scuffs and uneven age-toning. Rubbing to the top of the spine of each volume, with the top of the backstrip of volumes 2 and 3 particularly worn. Covers of volume 2 present but detached from spine. Hinges of volumes 1 and 3 loosening. Owner markings and stains to free end paper of each volume. Text of pages generally clean and legible for each volume. Volume 1 to 539pp, volume 2 to 528pp, volume 3 to 510pp. Oversized set. Additional shipping needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions.
London: The Athlone Press, University of London, 1970. Octavo; pp 342; VG-/G; red and ivory beige spine with ivory and black text; dust jacket shows some age toning to exterior; lightly sunned spine; minor dings to edges; cloth clean; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block has mild age toning to edges; tight binding;.