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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.
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.
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: 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.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903. first. VG. Three 8vos in red-brown cloth, titles on spine in gilt. No DJs. From the library of Caspar Weinberger, with his bookplate. Light shelf and edgewear to boards; rubbing to edges, and light bumping and agetoning to boards. Top edge of textblocks are gilt, other edges lightly agetoned, pages lightly agetoned but clean. Shelved Great Brit under "G" for Gladstone.
Morristown: Peter A. Johnson, 1823. Reprint. 12mo., 2 volumes G; bound in period calf, rolls in gilt and blind to boards, paneled spines with gilt tooling, black labels with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; hinges threatening; marbled text-block and endpapers; interiors clean; shelved case 0.
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.
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.
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.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1970-1974. Various First Editions. 8vos., 3 vols., VG/VG-; DJs, various covers, black lettering: mild overall wear to DJs, fading to spine of Vol. 3 only (lettering unaffected); cloth boards, various colors; bumping to heads and tails, slight fraying to joints and corners; boards somewhat shaken to Vols. 1-2; mild wear to text-blocks; interiors clean, with many black-and-white photographs to each volume; VOL. 1, 1877-1918 [First American Edition, pub. 1970 by Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, ISBN 0870219340: white/orange/sky blue DJ, mild age-toning to covers; navy blue buckram boards]; VOL. 2, 1919-1931 [First American Edition, pub. 1972 by Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, ISBN 0870219359: silver/white/red DJ, mild age-toning to back cover; dark red buckram boards, rounding with vertical crease to spine, binding sturdy]; VOL. 3, 1931-1963 [First UK Edition, pub. 1974 by Collins, ISBN 0002113325: white/red/green DJ, closed tears to back cover, front flap price clipped; bright red cloth boards, Collins cloth binding slightly different than the Naval Institute's Vols. 1-2; dark top to text-block; Naval Institute Press label to title page covering Collins logo]; shelved England.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
The Nonesuch Press: 1927, London. Limited First Edition [#404/1480]. 4to., 397 pp., VG-; quarter bound, spine vellum with gilt lettering, blue/red/yellow marbled paper boards; bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, no shelf lean, mild age-toning and shelfwear to spine, minor blue staining towards gilt title (lettering faded yet legible); rubbing/chipping with material loss to edges of boards and corners, marbling faded, mild shelfwear to covers of boards; age-toning and mild shelfwear to text-block, beveled fore- and bottom-edge; mild age-toning/foxing to endpapers; signature of previous owner to ffep; occasional foxing to interior, otherwise leaves clean, text clear and bright; pub. MCMXXVII  by Nonesuch Press stated to title page; frontispiece; shelved Limited Editions Club.
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.].
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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 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; G/no-DJ; 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;.
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.
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: 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: 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;.
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.
London: Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; pp 377; G/G; black spine with white and bluetext; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; some wear to edges; lightly toned rear and flaps; cloth shows very light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; frontispiece; light shadow toning to endpapers; interior clean.
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: Christie's, 2003. Exhibition Catalogue. Three slipcased quarto hardcovers in red cloth-covered boards, with dust jackets, all VG+/VG+. The following characterizes all three volumes: minor shelfwear, light bumping to head and tail of spine. Includes many illustrations and reproductions of art. Binding strong, text and reproductions clean. Slipcase also is in VG+ condition: minor shelfwear. From the auction held on Wednesday 19 February and Thursday 20 February 2003. [DJ spines are red with white text. Shelved in British Art].
Boxford, MA: Jane Fletcher Fisk, 1987. Octavo; pp 980; G/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; full title: Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: A Genealogy of Thomas Cooke alias Butcher of Netherbury, Dorsetshire, England, WHo Came to Taunton, Massachusetts, in 1637 and Settled in Portsmouth, Rhode Island in 1943; cloths show slight sunning to exteriors; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text blocks show light foxing to exterior edges; light foxing to endpapers; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Garden City, NY and Toronto: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921. 12mo; unpaginated; G/no-DJ; 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.