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.
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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.
London: Richard Bentley, 1848. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Greenish-brown spine with gold text; 2 Volumes; Ex-library with stamps, embossing, slight writing & pouches on pastedowns, end papers & title pages; Boards have heavily sunned spines with moderately rubbed corners & edges, lightly rubbed & scratched exteriors, otherwise panels are sturdy & intact; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with previous owner's book plate on front pastedown and otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 832. eb/nd.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-/paperback; white pictorial spines with black, multicolored text;11 volumes, including, vol. XI, index, pp 344, ISBN 0520227166; and vol. X, companion, pp 626, ISBN 0520227156; vol. I, 1660, pp 350, ISBN 0520225791; vol. II, 1661, pp 267, ISBN 0520225805; vol. III, 1662, pp 329, ISBN 0520225813; vol. IV, 1663, pp 466, ISBN 0520226941; vol. V, 1664, pp 386, ISBN 0520226968; vol. VI, 1665, pp 367, ISBN 0520226976; vol. VII, 1666, pp 450, ISBN 0520226984; vol. VIII, 1667, pp 627, ISBN 0520226992; vol. IX, 1668-9, pp 590, ISBN 0520227018; covers show mild wear to exterior; intact panels; some light creases to spines; text blocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1971. Reprinted. Large Octavo; Good; brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth consists of 4 fold out envelope style panels; exterior has some rubbing wear; intact panels; rubbed corners; slightly bowed boards; brown ribbon closures; text block consists of 12 disbound sets in paper wrappers; exteriors clean; intact bindings; two small red stamped stars inside front panel; profusely illustrated;.
London: George Virtue, 1837. Octavo; 2 volumes; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green embossed cloth with gold print, frayed, exposed corners, tattered spine caps, tears to hinges, spotting/rubbing/shelfwear; Text blocks of both volumes have cracked hinges, v. 1 lacks front flyleaf, name in pencil on front endpapers, significant foxing throughout; “Containing three hundred steel engravings”— title page of each volume; 2 volumes (208, 216 pages), illustrated.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. First American Edition. Large octavo, 340 pages, G+; brown cloth boards, faded gold lettering to spine: overall moderate wear, bumping/fraying to head, tail, and corners; slight creasing to head, backstrip age-toned a darker brown, lettering rubbed yet legible; age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning to margins of interior, text and woodcut illustrations by Pyle unaffected; crest with "VIRTUS ET RECTITUDO" [Latin trans., "POWER AND CORRECTNESS"] to front board; shelved Case 13.
London: William Kimber & Co. Limited, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; pp 256; G/G; yellow spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; rubbing to corners; cloth has light sunning to exterior; mild bumping to corners; sturdy boards; text block has some wear to exterior edges, due to handling; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
London: H. Goreham, 1739. Second Edition. 8vo., iv, 63 pages; G-; in tattered tan envelope inscribed in ink with author's name and title; lacks cover, binding exposed, pages have foxing, heavily stained lower half, some soiling and insect damage to lower rear pages, penciled number at lower left corner of title page, worn edges and corners, tears to lower right corner of title page and to lower left corner of last page; clean text.
Ottowa: Edmond Cloutier, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery, 1955, 1958, 1960. Mixed editions. Large Octavo; G+/Fair; ivory spine with red, blue, tan text; 3 volumes: vol. 1 - Six Years of War: The Army in Canada, Britain and the Pacific, pp 629; vol. 2 - The Canadians in Italy, 1943-1945, pp 807; vol. 3 - The Victory Campaign: The Operation in North-West Europe, 1944-1945, pp 770; dust jackets have sunning to exteriors, some chipping to edges, slight wear to exteriors, mylar covering; cloths have light sunning to spines, some wear to corners, strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges, some uncut pages; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1966. Octavo; pp 502; G/Fair; ivory spine with blue text; dust jacket has sunned spine; minor chips to edges; heavy rubbing to joints; some soiling to rear; price clipped flap; cloth has slight sunning to spine; moderate wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; good binding.
London: Shepheard-Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd. Octavo; VG+/VG; various color dj spines with white or yellow text; dj's, near fine condition; HB's, various color cloth spines with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text blocks, clean; all illustrated, some include maps, some genealogical tables. ---v1: WHO'S WHO IN ROMAN BRITAIN AND ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND, by Richard Fletcher; ISBN 0-85683-089-5; c.1989; 262pp. ---v2: WHO'S WHO IN EARLY MEDIEVAL ENGLAND, by Christopher Tyerman (TO 1272); ISBN 0-85683-091-7; c.1996; 424pp. ---V3: WHO'S WHO IN LATE MEDIEVAL ENGLAND, Michael Hicks; ISBN 0-85683-092-5; c.1991; 382pp. ---v4: WHO'S WHO IN TUDOR ENGLAND, by C. R. N. Routh; ISBN 0-85683-093-3; c.1990; 476pp. ---V5: WHO'S WHO IN STUART BRITAIN, by Peter Hill; ISBN 0-85683-075-5; c.1988; 466pp. ---v6: WHO'S WHO IN EARLY HANOVERIAN BRITAIN, by Geoffrey Treasure (to 1789); ISBN 0-85683-076-3; c.1992; 450pp. ---v7: WHO'S WHO IN LATE HANOVERIAN BRITAIN, by Geoffrey Treasure; ISBN 0-85683-094-1; c.1997; 466pp. ---v8: WHO'S WHO IN VICTORIAN BRITAIN, by Roger Ellis; ISBN 0-85683-095-x; c.1997; 465pp. -----A near fine set.
London: Methuen, 1912. First. Octavo; vg/none; full burgundy cloth with gilt title on spine; SIGNED BY AUTHOR, half-title page, 1917, with a handwritten letter to po, the Lady Eva Wyndham-Quin; ex libris, book plate; chipping, shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 850 pp.; frontispiece and facsimile letter to the author's family from Lord Nelson; minor foxing and age-toning; binding tight but loosening; else very good.
Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1996. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with white print; DJ has slight edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight bump to rear corners, else clean and strong; Text block has penciled notation on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xiii, 249 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Dublin: 1791. third edition. octavo in light brown leather with six-band embossed spine; condition: Good; burgundy framed title; front board detaching; shelf wear on spine; previous owner's inscriptions on back front board, title page and back end page; first pages and title page creased and torn on upper right; edges dusty; paper occasionally foxed; text clean; pp. 444; shelved in Great Britain section.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1996. Collector's Edition. 8vo., 635pp.; VG; bound in fine maroon genuine leather with bright gilt spine titles and gilt decorative motifs on covers, gilt text blocks; silk ribbons; silk endpapers; small white paint dots on bottom edge rear board; shelved easton press.
London: The University Press of Liverpool, Hodder & Stoughton, 1930. Quarto; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print, number label at bottom; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, tattering to corners and spine caps, wear to edges, stain to rear, shelfwear; Text block has name stamp on front pastedown, cracked front hinge, mild age-toning to paper; xv, 166 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color maps, b&w plates) + folded map in rear pocket. [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.].
Boston: Walker, Wise, and Company, 1864. Apparent first edition, four volume edition. Four volume, octavo. Fair+ with no dust jackets. Brown spine with gold lettering for each volume. Rear hinge of volume 1 loose. Stain to top edge margin of volume 1 above the text. Significant staining to front cover of volume 2. Moderate rubbing and staining to covers of volume 4. Volumes 1 and 3 covers good. Shelf-wear to the top and bottom edges of the spine of each volume. Nick to center of spine of volume 3. Paper of each volume age-toned and fragile. Nick to front free end paper of volume 1. Volume 1 to 455pp, volume 2 to 500pp, volume 3 to 575pp, volume 4 to 665pp.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1996. Collector's Edition. 8vo., 251pp.; VG; bound in fine maroon genuine leather with bright gilt spine titles and gilt decorative motifs on covers, gilt text blocks; silk ribbons; silk endpapers; small white paint dots on bottom edges of boards; shelved easton press.
London: Oxford University Press, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 750; G-/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth shows some rubbing to edges; moderate wear to exterior; some sunning towards edges; sturdy boards; text block has noticeable soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; light foxing to endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; light pencil; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Murphy Y McCarthy, Publishers, 1902. Small quarto; pp 281; Fair/no-DJ; burgundy spine with black text; gilt illustration to front; full title: Atlas and Cyclopedia of Ireland: Part I, A Comprehensive Delineation of the Thirty-Two Counties; Part II, The General History; cloth has rubbed exterior; heavy wear to edges; slight darkening to spine; marbled text block shows moderate wear; some discoloration to exterior edges; patterned endpapers show age toned edges; small chip to ffep; interior slightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Elliot Stock, 1897. First Edition. Octavo; 521pp; full cloth; largely worn at spine ends and corners; crown torn; hinges cracked; pastdowns, prelims and endpapers have various postcards, articles, etc. [all relevant to the title] tipped, pasted, or otherwise affixed; a few additional instances of scrap-booking in text; contents otherwise generally good with a folding map at front; a folding plan in text; and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. [Spine; old gilt titles on faded green].
Dublin: W. B. Kelly, 1869. First Edition. Octavo; xvii; 446pp; bound in full green cloth gilt; spine ends worn with a few small breaks to cloth; corners worn with one largely showing; owner notes in pencil [colored and gray] on front end-paper; front hinge cracked at binders directions; some marginal pencil notations; minor scattered foxing; else a very good copy; bookplate of General Sir Bindon Blood [1842-1940] on front pastedown; containing four chromolithographic plates [1) Dalkey Island and Sorrento; 2) Kingstown; 3) Killiney Bay and Hill; 4) Bray Head and Esplanade] and a folding map [Kelly's Map of the Environs of Dublin, Including the County of Wicklow] bound at rear.
London: George Routledge & Co., 1857. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo, 296 pages, VG-; rebound; three-quarter-bound, navy blue spine/corners, light blue buckram boards; gilt lettering to five-paneled spine and gilt star motif to four compartments, gilt borders to boards: front board detached; spine age-toned black, gilt clear and bright; mild wear to text-block, gilt top, age-toning to fore- and bottom-edges; marbled endpapers, ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; light age-toning/scattered foxing to interior, black text clear and legible; notations in pencil to page 296; original red cloth spine and cloth covers to boards bound-in to rear of volume; shelved Front Case.
London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1969. Fourth edition. Octavo; pp 432; G/G-; blue/black spine with black text; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior, price clipped front flap, mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
London, Glasgow and Dublin: Blackie & Son, Limited, 1898. First Edition. 12mo; pp 352; Good condition hardcover; blue spine with gilt text; original's publisher's cloth has moderate wear to exterior; rubbed edges; gilt and blue illustrations to front and spine; text block shows slight cracking to front gutter; frontispiece; slightly cocked spine; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean;.
Buffalo: William S. Hein Company, 1983, 2000. Octavo; 2 volumes; Facsimile reprint, originally published, Dublin, 1865,1869; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with white print; Boards in green cloth with white print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; “Published under the direction of the Commissioners for Publishing the Ancient Laws and Institutes of Ireland”— title page; “Hiberniae Leges et Institutiones Antiquae, or, Ancient Laws and Institutes of Ireland”— half-title page; Text in Gaelic and English on facing pages; 2 volumes (335, 448 pages).
London: John Murray, 1839. Octavo; pp 484; Good-; dark gray spine with gilt text to leather label; raised bands to spine; full leather binding; boards show modest rubbing to edges; exterior shows some scratches to panels; tooled and gilt borders to panels; sturdy boards; text blocks marbled; bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to title pages; marbled endpapers; frontispieces with offset to title page; cracking at gutters; text pages clean;.
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: M. Nutt, 1725. na. VG- condition hardcover 8vo in marbled boards, green half-leather with gilded text, title "Cox's Norfolk" on spine. Corners bumped. Spine straight, abraded top and bottom. Textblock smooth, dyed brown. Pages foxed, browned, but ckean, flat and untorn. Fold-out map of Norfolk as frontis, intact. Consists of pages 251 thru 457, from the original volume. Previous owner left inked notes on ffep concerning the origin of this abstracted volume, and pencil corrections on the title page. Shelve Aisle 7.
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 263; VG/G+; grayish beige spine with red and ivory text; NML ex-libris; dust jacket has lightly sunned spine; ex-library stickers to spine; mylar wrap; cloth clean; text block shows light ivory tone to exterior edges; slight bookplate residue to ffep; frontispiece; slight ink to cooyright page; interior clean; sticker to rear pastedown;.
Limerick: G. McKern & Sons, Publishers, 1896. 10mo; pp 336; G/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth shows light sunning to spine; slight bumping to corners; minor wear to exterior; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; some cracking to front gutter; illustrated.
Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1927. 1st. 140pp. hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Japanese colophon, tipped-in. Illustrations present, an intact copy of this book. Green cloth covered boards clean, with minimal shelf wear. Text is unmarked, age toned. Some foxing at endpapers, foxing in text is very sparse. Top edge gilt. Dust jacket protected, minimal shelfwear apparent, with one or two smudges. DJ spine toned darker, with small soiled spot and a pen mark. Spine is brown with brown letters. Shelve Lit. Crit.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1996. 8vo., 602pp; VG-; bound in fine maroon genuine leather with bright gilt spine titles and gilt decorative motifs on covers, gilt text blocks; silk ribbons; silk endpapers; small white paint dots on bottom edge of boards, fore edge of front board; shelved easton press.
London: Threshold books, 1984. First edition. Thin quarto in dark green hardcovers with vinyl cover; gold gilt on front cover; VG; minimal soiling and good binding; author's signature plate on ffep; pp. 128; includes photographs and drawings throughout; foreword by Princess Anne; shelved in Military section.
London: National Review, n.d. Quarto; good/none; gray cloth spine with gilt lettering; and stamped military stars with colors; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 288 pp.; foxing and occasional pencil marks; illus., frontispiece and 13 color plates with tissue guards; 9 folded color-coded maps; binding shaken; hinges, split starts; head-edge, gilt; fore-edge, deckle; spine, sunned; chipping and wear; else very good.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1972. Octavo; pp 440; G/no-DJ; sun faded blue spine with gilt text and rulings; cloth has slight wear to exterior, slight wear to edges and corners, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's label to ffep; underlining and margin markings throughput.
London: John Murray, 1899. Second impression. Octavo; 431 pp. Rebacked, with new leather spine and spine label over original boards. Corners of boards bumped and frayed. Light foxing. Binding is solid. Pages are rough cut. Book contains 6 black and white illustrations and 6 maps. Good solid copy. Shelved under counter.
London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1943. First Edition. Quarto: G-/no-DJ hardcover: Boards are strong with significant shelfwear, fraying at head and tail of spine, soiling to front and back, bumping to corners, 1 inch tear at hinge at head of spine, binding OK but slightly shaken: Textblock exterior is age toned, pages have some lighter age toning, front free page and half title page have some notations, light staining to free pages and half title page, rest of text unmarked, bumping to textblock in upper corner: 188 pp.
London: Conway, 2003. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with red print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the half-title page; x, 310 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color). BL consignment.
Garden City, NY and Toronto: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921. 12mo; unpaginated; Good condition hardcover; 1/4 beige spine without text; grayish green boards shows moderate wear to exterior; gilt text to front; some age toning to spine; light wear to edges; text block has deckled fore edge; some age toning to interior; previous owner's plate to ffep NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 5, in Netdesk office.
London: Thames and Hudson, 1976. Large Octavo; pp 640; G/G-; grayish green/black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; small chip to front joint; mild wear to edges; cloth shows some slight darkening toward edges; slight wear to edges; minor splaying to boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated;.
New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, London: Sage Publications, Inc., 1995. First edition. Octavo; pp 348; VG/VG-; dark pink/orange spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, light wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, Limited, 1921. Small Quarto; G-; 1/4 bound brown leather spines with gilt text; burgundy cloth; 3 volumes; exteriors show some soiling; light whitish scratches to exterior; rubbed corners; sturdy boards; text blocks have age toned exterior edges; frontispiece; ex-library with stamps to previous owner's name to half title page of vol. 1; ex-libris bookplates of previous owner to ffep; some cracking to gutters; previous bookshop's stickers to front pastedowns; interior pages clean, endpapers show age toning and light foxing; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.