London: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd, 1968. Octavo; pp 254; G/G; light brown spine with white and black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; minor chips to corners; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block lightly age toned exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
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New York and London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1937. First Edition. Octavo; pp 292; G/G; green and gray pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket has modest sunning to exterior; mild wear to corners; few chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has mild wear to corners; clean exterior; text block has light tone to exterior edges; frontispiece; deckled fore edge; illustrated;.
London: Punch Office, 1848. Octavo, G-/Hardcover; Chocolate brown faded box; Moderate shelf wear and age to fold out box, fading along side panel edge of box, minor chipping at corners; Heavy age and shelf wear to boards, very worn look, fading and rubbing along surfaces, sides and edges, sunned spine, faded gilt stamp on cover, bowed and bumping to corners, otherwise boards are strong; Binding solid, light to heavy foxing and age toning marks along paste-downs and within pages; Darkened and aged, deckled text block exeterior, text block clean, ten coloured etchings, 120 woodcuts; 304 pps.
London: Collins, 1964. Quarto; VG-; hardcover; bound in maroon cloth, gilt lettering; boards have slight bowing, some shelfwear, some edgewear, minor soiling on front and rear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on head and tail edges, sticker on rear pastedown; text block slightly age toned; 321pp [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Gregg International, 1971. First Edition Reprint. Octavo; G/no-DJ; red spine with gold text; cover has rubbing, sticker on spine, binding is strong; textblock has edgewear, ex library stamps on edges and title page, page prior to title page has been cut out, title page has been taped along hinge, otherwise clean; reprint of original 1750 edition.
London: Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1964. First Edition. Octavo; pp 64; VG-/G; brown spine with gilt text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; price clipped front flap; light edge wear; mylar wraps; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998. Quarto; pp 360; VG-/VG-; black/gray spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; light smudges to rear; cloth has slight shelf wear; gilt text to green spine; paper wraps; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; arts - biography; British; 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].
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.
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: 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: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1913. Octavo; 2 volumes; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, tattered spine caps, wear to edges and hinges, tear to bottom of front hinge (vol. 2), shelfwear, cocked spines; Text blocks have gilt top edge, tanning to endpapers, owner stamps and name in ink (partially erased) in front endpapers, both vols. torn along front hinge, vol. 2 has detached, chipped title page and intermittent spine breaks, both volumes have some smudging to front edge; 2 volumes (xxxv, 986 pages), frontispiece, “1,400 illustrations”.
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.
Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1830. Octavo; pp 574; Fair/paperback; Beige spine with black text to beige label; covers have slight toning to spine, chipping to edges and spine, moderate staining and some soiling and wear to exterior; text block shows slight brown toning to exterior edges, foxing to first and last few pages, previous owner's name to ffep, interior has light stains to some pages with light foxing toward edges, as is;.
Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1830. Octavo; pp 285; G/paperback; Beige spine with black text to beige label; covers have slight toning to spine, some chipping to spine, light soiling to exterior; text block shows slight brown toning to exterior edges, light foxing to first and last few pages, interior has light stains to some pages with light foxing toward edges, as is;.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1876. Octavo; pp 424; Fair/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth has slight soiling to exterior, mostly to rear; gilt and black designs to front; moderate rubbing wear to edges; fraying to edges; ex-library sticker to spine; bumped corners; text block shows some foxing towards exterior edges; ex-library with plate to front pastedown; writings to ffep; cracking to gutters; light foxing to first and last few pages; interior lightly toned.
Barming: Eric Dobby Publishing Ltd, 2004. first. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with red & white text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed exterior with some minor edge wear; Cloth has minor shelf wear with lightly sunned spine and minor edge wear, otherwise strong and intact panels; Text block shows very slight shelf wear on exterior edges with light ink in foreword, otherwise unmarked with tight binding; pp 194.
London: John Murray, 1907. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Sunned burgundy spine with black text; Heavy age and shelf wear to covers, rubbing and creasing along surfaces otherwise dj clean; Moderate wear and age to boards, bumping and creasing at corners, sunned spine, binding cocked, Age toning along paste-downs, toning to pages; Age toning,foxing and spotting to deckled page exterior, gilded text block exterior head, text block clean; Vol I - 641 pp, Vol II - 575 pp Vol III - 660 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
Sunderland, UK: Thomas Read Industrial Press; Tyne and Wear County Council Museums, 1984. Fifth Edition. Small quarto; pp 136; G/paperback; gray, brown, yellow spine with ivory text; covers show slightly sunned and scratched exterior; moderate wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated with many photographs.
Skeffington & Son, Limited, n.d. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; beige spine with black text; cloth is covered w/custom dust jacket which has mylar cover; exterior shows some light rubbing and scratches; spine is sunned; panels are otherwise clean w/ intact & stable panels; text block has foxing on exterior edges; first & last few pages are lightly foxed; pages are fully bound & intact; deckled fore edge; pp 632.
London: Oxford University Press, 1954. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; blue spines with gilt text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, pp 543; vol. 2, pp 391; vol. 3, pp 406; cloths have slight sunfading to spines; slight wear to edges; sturdy boards; text blocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; black marker to previous owner's name to ffeps; interiors clean; illustrated; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedowns; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New Abbot, UK: David & Charles, 1966. Octavo; pp 272; VG-/G; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; minor wear to edges; dj adhered to pastedown; cloth shows slight wear; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
East Ardsley: S.R. Publishers, 1970. Octavo; First published by John Miles, London, 1938; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ has light edgewear, toning to flaps; Boards in red cloth with gold print, creasing to cloth on rear, mild bump to top edge, wear to spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has mild tanning to pastedowns, else clean and tight; xvi, 191 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publications, 1977. Octavo; pp 245; G/G-; green spine with red text; rebound, modern binding; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, chipping to corners, slight toning to rear; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, bumped corners; text block shows light toning to edges; interior clean.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltf. 1905. Octavo; pp 232; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has soiling to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; scratches to exterior, mostly to spine; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore and tail edges; frontispiece; illustrated; possibly rebound.
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Reprinted. Thick Octavo; pp 1185; G/paperback; light red spine with gilt text; reprint of last edition of 1884; cloth shows some sunfading to exterior, mostly to spine; sturdy boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
North Carolina: Univerity of North Carolina Press, 1983. Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is green with white text; DJ has some creasing and wear to edges, general signs of shelf wear, small closed tear on back, some age-toning; Boards have general shelf wear, minimal edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has light signs of handling, pen writing on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 342.
London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1950. First U.K. Edition. Octavo; pp 818; G/G-; tan spine with green and red text; odd volume; dust jacket has small chips to edges; moderate sunning to spine; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; some mild smudges to exteriors; strong boards; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interior has light foxing to first and last few pages.
London: Hamish Hamilton & Jonathan Cape; Book Club Associates, 1975,1976,1977. Mixed Edition. Octavo; G/G-; blue and green spines with gilt text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Minister of Housing, 1964-1966, pp 688; vol. 2, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons, 1966-1968, pp 851; vol. 3, Secretary of State for Social Services, 1968-1970; ISBN vol. 1: 0241891108 and 0224010115; dust jackets have sunned spine; slight chipping to edges; noticeable sunning to spines; lights shelf wear to exteriors; cloths have slightly bowed boards; slight wear to exterior; moderate wear to edges; text blocks show light toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; vol. 1 has underlining to p 623; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Macdonald, 1961. First. Octavo; good+/vg-; dj, olive green spine with black and red text on white labels; HB, faded red cloth with gilt title on green label; shelf wear and bumping; text block clean. edges, extensive foxing; 368 pp.; Illus., frontispiece and 17 B&W plates and photos; binding shaken; joints, nicks and wear; dj, [BRO-DART]; else good.
Cambridge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; pp 384; G+/G; grayish tan spine with red and black text; dust jacket has some sunning to exterior; minor wear to edges; age toned flaps; mylar wraps; cloth shows light sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; light foxing to exterior head edge; frontispiece; light toning toward edges; profusely illustrated.
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2012. Reprinted. Octavo; Fair/paperback; black/red/blue/brown multicolored spines with white text; 6 volumes: vol. A, The Middle Ages [ISBN 9780393912494]; vol. B, The Sixteenth Century/The Early Seventeenth Century [ISBN 9780303912500]; vol. C, The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century [ISBN 9780393912517]; vol. D, The Romantic Period [ISBN 9780393912524]; vol. E, The Victorian Age [ISBN 9780393912531]; vol. F, The Twentieth Century and After [ISBN 9780393912548]; covers have slight rubbing wear to exterior; small sticker to rear; thumbed corners; minor chip to edge of vol. C; text blocks show some soiling to exterior edges, as is; ex-library with stamps to exterior edges; some volumes have stickers and sticker residue to exteriors; pictorial endpapers; light ink to first page of vol. D; interiors shows some highlighting and underlining; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1978. Octavo; pp 391; Poor/Fair; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket moderate sunning to exterior; shows heavy rubbing to corners; some staining to edges; cloth has severe spotting to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight staining to exterior edges; slight ink to ffep; illustrated; frontispiece.
London: John Murray, 1855. 12mo; good/none; brown cloth with gold text; blind stamped filigree, boards, and emblems; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; --v1, 468 pp.; ---v2, 419 pp.; V3, 455 pp.; rare but occasional pencil marks in margins; hinges, split starts; edges and corners, chipping and wear; bindings, shaken; spines, sunned; else good+.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006. First Edition. Octavo; pp 313; G/G-; black spine with red and yellow text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; few chips to corners; light toning to flaps; mylar wraps; cloth has light spotting toward head edges; slightly splayed boards; text block has mild shelf wear to exterior edges; slight foxing on few pages to exterior edges; illustrated;.
n.p. The Maryland Historical Society, n.d. Octavo; pp 223; VG-/G; dark beige spine with brown text; dust jacket has minor chips to head edge; modest wear to exterior; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; pouch with maps to rear pastedown;.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981,1986. Mixed Editions. Octavo; pp 601+850; VG-/G; black spines with ivory text; 2 volumes; full title: History of the Second World War: British Intelligence in the Second World War; dust jackets have moderate rubbing to exteriors; minor wear to edges; cloths show minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text blocks have slight soiling to exterior edges; several maps tipped into text pages; some moderate highlighting throughout; map endpapers.
New York: Penguin Group, 1988. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Vol 1 spine white with blue text, Vol II spine dark blue with cream text; Both volumes have light shelf wear to dust jacket, which are clean and intact; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean; Vol I - isbn - 0670805025 - 537 pp Vol II - isbn - 0670-829803 - 739 pp Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; pp 553; Good; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned exterior edges; deckled fore edge; ex-library with markings inside and exterior tail edge; illustrated; tight binding; inscribed by author;.
Beckenham, England: Ravenswood Publications Ltd, 1973. Octavo; pp 72; VG-/G; brown spine with white text; dust jacket has moderate wear to edges; moderate soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth has minor wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; dark yellow endpapers; interior clean; illustrated with many photographs.