London: Boy's Own Paper Office, 1922. Large Octavo; pp 784; G/no-DJ; burgundy 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; red lettering to front; brown, white and black embossed illustrations to exterior; slight white spots to spine; sturdy boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; light foxing to first and last few pages; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profuse with drawings, paintings and some photographs; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
New York: John Wiley, 1852. First Edition, Second Issue. Octavo, 57 pages,  plates,  list of subscribers; VG; bound in publisher's red cloth, rebacked with new spine, gilt lettering; foxing to interior, including plates; text block gilt; 12 chromolithographs including title, 1 lithograph in black and white, by T. Sinclair, Philadelphia; scarce; shelved case 7.
Ferrara: Bernardino Pomatelli, 1704. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green leather with gold print, wear to corners, hinges and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, names and notes in ink on front and rear endpapers, some notes in ink within text, stain on title page and initial text pages, mild amount of foxing; Text in italian; 152 pages, frontispiece (port.).
New York: Eastern Kirk and Co., 1815. Octavo; pp 377+360; Fair; 3/4 bound red leather spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; exteriors show some age toning towards edges; cracking to joints; marbled boards have modest rubbing to exteriors; rubbed edges; text blocks marbled; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; previous owner's name to half title pages; cracking to gutters; light pencil to front pastedowns; some foxing throughout, mostly to first and last few pages; few minor chips to text page edges; illustrated;.
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).
London: The Medici Society, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vo., 614 pp., VG-; dark green cloth boards, bright gilt lettering to spine; overall wear; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; denting along edges of boards; bumping to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; starting hinge to front endpapers and between pp. 144-145, binding sturdy; mild age-toning to interior, text legible; 2 foldout maps to end of volume; pub. MCMXXXI stated to title page, no mention of further printings; shelved case 9.
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.
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.
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, 1821. Second edition. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ; Brown spines without text; 2 Volume set; Boards have moderately scratched and rubbed exteriors with fraying at head spine edges, and general, minor wear along edges, front panel of v. 1 is cracking slightly from spine at hinge; Text blocks are have slight age toning along exterior edges and first and last few pages have foxing with slight foxing on some pages throughout, otherwise firm with tight binding; Previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns; pp 1125.
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;.
New York: Viking Press, 1999. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 250 pages; VG/VG; spine is dark brown with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minimal shelf-wear along the top of the spine; pages and binding are in excellent condition with no damage or markings; signed by author on bookplate on ffep; shelved case 13.
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: 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;.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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: 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).
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: 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: 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.
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: 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.
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: 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: 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.
Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. First Edition, First Printing [ST ANTONY'S SERIES]. Octavo, 224 pages, VG/VG; DJ, tan and gray colorblocked spine, black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to DJ, covers protected by mylar; black matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, inscribed by previous owner to title page; light staining/roughness/waving to title page (inscription affected) likely from liquid damage, otherwise interior clean; very mild wear to text-block, minor small stains to fore- and bottom-edges; shelved Case 9.
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; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Sumptibus Regiis, 1652. 32mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in marbled paper and brown leather with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, worn hinges, slight tear at bottom of front hinge; Text block has spotting to edges, two small sections cut from title page, ink underlining through page 38, surface tears to endpapers, age-toning to paper, mild foxing to some pages; Text in Latin; 444 pages.
London: George Bell & Sons, 1881. Sixth Edition. Duodecimo; [16pp ads]; 94pp; [ads continue to 29]. Bohn's Illustrated Library full green blind-stamped cloth; spine mildly faded and tanning; minor wear to crown and foot; corners turned; bottom corners worn and showing; contents very good throughout. [Spine; gilt titles on fading green cloth].
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;.
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.
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.