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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1870. Octavo; pp 251; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with black text; cloth has slight soiling and rubbing to exterior, some chipping to spine edges, lightly bumped corners; text block has age toned edges, cracked gutters, tissue guard to frontispiece; text pages have slight brown toning.
London: Harrison, 1802. Set of two small octavos in burgundy leather and multicolor cloth; VG/no DJ; leather spines have small dents, with small open tear on volume I; boards are strong with general wear along the edges and tiny bumps on two corners for volume II; front hinge of volume I half detaching; moderate foxing on ffeps; general yellowing from age; text clear; a few pages on volume II have dog ears; pp. 316 and 466; this is a rare set. eb/nd.
London: William Hodge and Company, Limited, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; pp 248; G/Fair; beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; some chips to edges; small price sticker to front flaps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; slight rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block has light foxing foxing to edges; light shadow toning to endpapers; interior clean; illustrated;.
Dublin: William Blackwood and Sons, 1836. first edition. octavo in dark gren hardcovers with beige label on spine; condition: Good; some soiling and shelf wear on covers and spine; open gutter on front cover; ex-library copy with stamps and stickers; paper wobbly with moderate fading; text clean; no illustrations; pp. 430; shelved in Botany section.
London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1957. Octavo; pp 624; G/G; blue spine with gilt text to black bars; this volume only; dust jacket has minor chips to edges; lightly sunned exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight rubbing to edges; clean exterior; strong boards; text block has light foxing to first and last few pages as well as exterior edges; text pages clean;.
London: A. Millar, 1740. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with gilt text; Half-bound leather and corners with cloth covered panels which have age toned & rubbed edges, missing head and tail spine edges but panels are still attached; Text block shows slight cracking along binding at hinges at pastedowns with foxing on exterior edges and stiff pages which are fully bound and intact; slight writing on half title page verso; pp 197.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1900. Octavo; pp 439+531; G-; burgundy spines with gilt text; no jackets; 2 volumes; cloths show modest soiling to exteriors; sturdy boards; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; partial cracking to front and rear gutters; interiors lightly toned; deckled edges;.
London: The London Library, 2006. Booklet [8x9]; pp 43; VG/paperback; purple spine with bright green text; full title: Library Book: An Architectural Journey Through the London Library, 1841-2006; covers have mild wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; faux flaps; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Paisley: Alexander Gardner, 1900. Octavo; Fair hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, worn corners and spine caps, wear to hinges, shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, deckle edged, cracked hinges, intermittent spine breaks, spotting to some page edges, small stain to front endpapers, newspaper clipping taped to rear pastedown, stains to front endpapers and title page, annotation in ink on front endpapers; 707 pages, frontispiece.
London: Methuen & Co., 1961. Octavo; G-/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tattered, tan with red and black print; DJ torn in half along spine, tanned spine and flap folds, top portion of spine taped to front flap, price-clipped, edgewear, chipping along front top edge; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, fading to spine head cap, slight wear to spine caps and corners, mildly cocked spine; Text block has slight tanning to endpapers, penciled marginal lines throughout, stain on p. 165, intermittent spine breaks; xii, 188 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (2 b&w plates).
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1915. 10mo; pp 368; G-/no-DJ; dark red spine with gilt text; gilt titles and black illustration to front; cloth shows slight soiling to exterior; lightly sunned spine; some wear to corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; slight cracking to front and rear gutters; frontispiece; moisture staining to head edge of last few pages; interior lightly toned;.
London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., 1869. Octavo; pp 437; G+/-no-DJ; Dark yellow spine without text; Cloth has slight wear and light soiling to exterior, minor rubbing to edges and corners; Text block has slight toning to exterior edges, light pencil to front pastedown and first few page, some foxing to first and last few pages, light adhesive residue to front pastedown, light foxing throughout text; uncut pages;.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red, illustration, gold print; DJ has mild edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in cream paper and black cloth with gold print, mild bump to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 306 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color). BL consignment.
Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas, 1876. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, cocked spine, corners bumped and worn, wear to spine caps and hinges, shelfwear, small stain on rear; text block has cracked hinges, intermittent spine breaks, bookplate on front pastedown, spotting to edges, foxing to endpapers, penciled annotation inside rear flyleaf; xv, 510 pages, 6 maps (color).
Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1880. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, corners bumped and worn, wear to spine caps and hinges, shelfwear; Text block has cracked front hinge, shaken binding, spotting to edges, foxing on title page; xv, 525 pages, frontispiece (map).
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. First Paperback Edition. Octavo: G+/no-DJ paperback: Red spine with thin white text: Covers are clean with light rubbing to edges, slight bump to upper corner, price sticker on back, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean, many pages have notations to margins or underlining that do not impact readability: 200 pp.
London: The Bodley Head, 1910. large 8vos., 596 pp. [Vol. 1], 559 pp. [Vol. 2]; VG-; blue cloth-covered spine and boards with gilded lettering; gilded illustration to spine, with some scratches/markings; bumping and fraying to head and tail; bumping and shelfwear to board edges and corners; gilding to top of text block with some fading; frontispieces protected by tissue guards fingerprint stain to bottom right corner of tissue guard, Vol. 1 only; interiors clean, some spotting to endpapers; shelved Great Britain/Ireland.
London: Longman & Co.; W. Pickering; and G. Bell, 1845. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; boards are moderately rubbed on exterior; fraying at spine edges & corners; panels are intact & strong; text block has slightly age toned exterior edges; cracking along front hinge toward first third of text pages; slight foxing toward center of text, mostly toward binding; text pages toward front are slightly loosed from binding, but still present; good binding; previous owner's book plate on front pastedown; pp 135.
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; pp 184; VG-/G; sunfaded tan spine with yellow text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; lightly bumped spine edge; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
St. Leonards-on-Sea; East Sussex: HPC Publishing, 1999. First. Octavo; VG/Paperback with no DJ; Spine is light tan with black text; Minor shelf wear with slight bumping on upper and lower right on front and back cover; Slight spine crease; Edges and text block clean; pp. 74. Well illustrated account of the establishment of an Advanced Landing Group and the 1942 creation of the air strip at Romney Marsh. Includes several accounts of the three squadrons variously based there; also has brief history of the air strip's role in the anti-V1 rocket campaign.
London and New York: Routledge, 2014. Fourth Edition. Octavo; pp 587; Good/paperback; black spine with white text; covers show some mild rubbing wear to exterior; minor edge wear; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; small stain to exterior tail edge; illustrated; occasional underlining and ink marks;.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1963. first edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Beige/blue spine with off-white text; Dust jacket is covered w/ mylar and has slightly sunned exterior, lightly age toned flap edges; minor rubbing at head & tail spine edges; overall dj is clean & intact; cloth is slightly sunned w/ minor rubbing along edges; text block has lightly age toned exterior edges with clean pages & tight binding; pp 192.
Edinburgh: The Heraldry Society of Scotland, 2001. Quarto; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Slipcase in glossy dark green paper without print, slight shelfwear but clean and strong; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; x, 237 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color).
London: Paul Elek, 1966. Oblong Folio; pp 96; G/G-; blue/brown pictorial spine with blue text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; small chips to edges; light soiling to rear; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior edges; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; tight binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Methuen & Co, 1934. Second Edition. First thus. Scarce in DJ. Octavo; VG/VG-; Brown spine with pink text; DJ with mylar exterior, has front cover interior cover price clipped; Boards strong, minimal rubbing to spine, corners; Textblock age-toned, some small brown spotting on exterior fore edge; Binding strong; 295pp+Further Methuen Publications.
Cambridge: at the University Press, 1970. Thick octavo; good-/good-; dj, tan spine with red and black text; dj, dampstaining to spine and tail edges; HB, blue cloth spine with gold text; boards, dampstaining to spine and tail edges; front board, slightly bowed; binding, shaken; text block, clean; toning at the edges; 896pp. SBN 521-07451-7. Offered as is. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1984. First UK Edition. Octavo; pp 595; G/G-; gray spine with black text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; modest soiling wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; slightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block shows only light tone to exterior edges; good binding; illustrated; interior clean;.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1936. First Edition. 10mo; pp 104; G/Fair; tan spine with black text; mylar wraps; dust jacket has moderately age toned exterior; chipping to spine and fore edges; 2 inch chip across head spine edge; cloth has light smudges to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight browning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; pp 45-49 loosed but present; inscribed by author.
Ireland: Irish University Press, 1969. Third Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. a heathered, mild orange, glossy DJ spine with small white title and author centered beneath head and segmented by a thin blue/black line; with blue/black publisher just above foot. edgewear is whitish and light around DJ strip ends, edges and corners. some age-toning to flaps and rear. dark green clothbound HB with stamped gold tilting, adjacent sturdy boards. textblock includes frontispiece and 15 titled illustrations. a few specks on the outer edges, the volume is bound well and complete. 480 pp. ISBN# 716505703.
London: John Murray, 1903. Octavo; pp 342+372; Fair/no-DJ; green spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths have heavy wear to exteriors; some fraying to spine edges; circular fading spot to front of vol. 1; minor cracking to joints of vol. 1; text blocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; top edges gilt; deckled edges; previous owner's name to ffeps; interiors clean; some foxing to first few pages; slight cracking to front gutters; frontispieces with tissue guards; illustrated.
London: Ward & Downey, 1885. First Edition. Octavo; 2 volumes; full burgundy cloth; bindings largely worn; frayed at spine ends and corners; bindings cocked; one hinge cracked; one tissue guard lacking; contents generally good or better with frontispiece each volume. [Spines; gilt titles on burgundy cloth].
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1923. Octavo; pp 183; Good; brown spine with silver text; no jacket; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior; minor wear to corners; lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; top edge gilt; clipped illustrations adhered to front endpapers; frontispiece; errata slip tipped in at table of contents page; illustrated; light toning to endpapers; interior clean;.
New York: Random House, Inc., 2012. Octavo; pp 663; VG-/VG-; ivory/white spine with red/brass text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior edges; cloth is clean, strong boards, slight rubbing to edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, deckled fore edge; interior clean; inscribed by author.
London: Oxford University Press, 1980. Octavo; pp 225; G+/G; sunned light blue pictorial spine with blue text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; light wear to corners; small sticker to front flap; cloth shows slight toning to exterior; slightly bowed boards; text block slightly age toned; pictorial endpapers; illustrated;.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, spotting, rubbing, heavily bumped corners, wear to all edges and spine hinges, cloth torn at both spine caps; Textblock has deckle edges, missing front endpaper, has ink inscriptions on half-title page and verso of frontispiece, shaken binding, spotting/foxing to pages, missing map at page 1; vi, 183 pages, frontispiece, 22 leaves of plates (including folded color map at p. 150).
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson / The Orion Publishing Group Ltd, 2005. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Ivory spine with dark green & red text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has lightly sunned exterior with minor wear on edges, some light rubbing on rear but otherwise intact; Cloth is clean with strong and intact panels; Text block shows slight wear on exterior with clean pages and tight binding; pp 574.
Poona: DastaneRamchandra & Co., 1990. First edition. Octavo; pp 232; G+/G-; Green spine with white text; Dust jacket has rubbing to exterior, slight chipping to spine edges and corners, sticker to front flap; Cloth has minimal wear to exterior, light sunning to spine, light bumping to corners; Text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, interior clean;.
Provo: Repressed Publishing, 2015. First Edition Thus. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; brown spine with gold text; cover has minor shelfwear; textblock has rubbing in bottom corner, ex libris stamp on front endpaper, pencil markings on a few pages, otherwise clean; pp 283; facsimile reprint of original 1906 edition, published by Spottiswoode & Co.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1955. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; maroon spine with gold text; cover has rubbing, sunning, binding has been reinforced; textblock has age toning, edgewear, ex library blind stamp on title page, stamp on page 497, some pencil markings throughout, otherwise clean; pp 497.
London, Great Britain: C. Hurst & Company Publihsers Ltd., 1978. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. fully b/w pictorial DJ spine and front jacket panel background with dark blue colored capitals for author, title and logo close to tail. moderate edgewear lightly upon upper perimeter the entire intact jacket under clear protective cover. HB is simple navy clothbound HB with stamped gold lettering. general handling apparent, visible, but mildly to corners, edges and at spine length gently bumped ends. basic fep/ffep in ivory and clear. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. within textblock 1 paragraph, approx. 5 lines of text highlighted. note condition as otherwise unmarred and solidly bound, all sheets intact,; no marginal markings, as is.small and slender edges are clear and excellent. volume is scarce. 174 pp. ISBN# 0905838106.