London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1880. Large Paper Edition, #3/50. Octavo, 281 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf by Blackwell, marbled boards and endpapers, spine paneled gilt with titling in two compartments; top edge gilt, others uncut; slight wear to hinges, slight rubbing to corners; signed and numbered by the printer; "This Large-Paper Edition, consisting of fifty copies, all of which are numbered, was printed in the month of October 1880. This copy is No. 3. Charles Whittingham"; OF consignment; shelved case 0.
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1855. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown fabric spine with no age toned worn label, fading black text. Boards has wear, age toned spine, mostly torn remant of Ex-library label on spine, rubbing on edges, dark stain on front, soiling, spine is shaken; Textblock has light wear on edges, cracking on inner hinges, library bookplate on front end paper, library label embossed on title page, card holder on rear paste down, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 338.
London: Oxford University Press, 1931. Large Quarto; G/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text; Text volume only; Boards have sunned head edge and spine with minor shelf wear otherwise, panels are strong & sturdy; Text block has darkened along edges with age, deckled fore edge and light foxing on end papers but pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 350. Arts- Italian. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London and New York: The London Printing and Publishing Company Limited, n.d. Thick Octavo; pp 1254; Fair; 1/2 bound brown leather with gilt text; no jacket; odd volume; exterior shows heavy rubbing to edges and joints; slight defect to front joint; gilt scroll to leather; text block marbled; exterior edges shows some wear; marbled endpapers; ex-library plate to front pastedown; profusely illustrated; interior pages slightly age toned; slight cracking to gutters; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; frontispiece;.
London: WhiteHall Histories, 2002. small 4tos., 2 volumes; VG/VG; spines blue with white lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; minimal shelfwear; text blocks clean, small smudge to lower corner of volume 2; Volume 1; September 1939-October 1940, with 178 pages, photos and plans. Volume II; November 1940- December 1941, with 318 pages, photos and plans; ISBN 9780714652054 and 9780714651798; shelved Naval History.
London: John Murray, 1832. First Thus. 17 Small Octavos; VG to VG-; Black leather spines with gilt lettering and designs, 5 raised bands on spine; All edges gilt; Some peeling at the joints, bumping to corners; Previous owner's bookplates; Text clean yet toned; SHELVED over monographs; NOTE: Heavy set, please contact us for international or priority shipping; GP Consign.
Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press, 1940. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Cover in brown leather with gold print, some spotting, wear to edges and to spine; Textblock has ink inscription on half-title page, gilt top edge, clean text; vi, 336 pages, frontispiece (port.).
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1853. 8vo., 829pp.; G; bound in black leather, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; boards have gilt paneling, gilt tooling on board edges, turn-ins; gilt text block; minor shelfwear to front hinge, ridges on spine, corners; front board detached; 8 elegant steel engravings, including frontispiece; mild foxing throughout, moderate on plates;.
London: John Murray, 1823. First edition. Octavo in contemporary brown leather covered with gold gilt; VG/VG; six-band embossed spine; silk, burgundy end pages; paper age-toned with dusty deckled edges; pp. 188; first end page has a tipped-in folded letter (forged) from Goethe about a contribution to Lord Byron's Monument; second end page has a folded, lengthy note from W.C. Macready concerning a personal legal matter; Macready was the best actor performing Werner for twenty years (1830-1850) both in England and the U.S.; previous owner's penciled inscription on top of inside first end page; in good condition; shelved in Case # 0; VK consignment.
London: John Murray, 1821. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; boards are half bound with leather spine and fore corners & marbled panels; front panel is detached but present; tail spine edge is missing; edges are moderately scratched & corners are rubbed; text block has darkened due to age on exterior edges; text pages has age toned fore corners, otherwise pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; previous owner's book plate on front pastedown; pp 439.
London: John Murray, 1815. Reprinted. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; 3/4 bound dark brown leather spines with gilt text; marbled boards; 2 volumes; boards have heavy rubbing to exteriors; noticeable rubbing wear to edges; bumped corners; lightly sunned spines; split stat to front joint of vol. 1; slight cracking to rear joint of vol. 2; text blocks have age toned exterior edges; cracking to gutters; slight writing to pastedowns; previous owner's name to title page of vol. 1; previous owner's name to ffep of vol. 2; few loosed pages to front of vol.1, but still present; some foxing throughout.
London: James Cawthorn, 1810. Third Edition. small Octavo, viii, 86 pages; VG; bound in brown calf, elaborately tooled boards, remnants of gilt roll to board edges; rebacked with new spine, gilt lettering; Line 269 misspelling, no watermarks present to any pages; states Third Edition to title page, presumed early spurious 4th edition; shelved case 0.
London: John Murray, 1833. First Thus. Small octavos; VG to VG-; Red leather spines with gilt lettering; Boards 3/4 leather with marbled boards; Some rubbing and wear, corners edge worn and bumped. Scuffing to boards and spines on some volumes; Binding tight; Marbled edges and end papers; Pages age toned, but quite clean; Sewn-in silk bookmarks; Complete in 17 volumes. Contact us for international or priority shipping. SHELVED: Above nature.
London: Hamish Hamilton Ltd, 1973. First UK Edition. Octavo; pp 760; G/G; blue spine with white text; dust jacket shows noticeable wear to edges; rubbing to exterior; price clipped front flap; small price sticker to front flap; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
London: Oxford University Press, 1955. Octavo; Second Impression, 1956; G-/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, heavy spotting/foxing, smudging, slight tear at top of spine; Boards in green cloth with silver print, heavily spotted, slightly warping, wear to outer corners and spine caps, cocked spine; Textblock has spotting/foxing to all edges, endpapers, some few pages; Inscribed in ink by Maggie Corbett on front endpapers; xiii, 30 pages, illustrated.
London: Stevens and Sons Limited, 1961. Oblong Quarto; pp 76; G/Fair; pictorial sun darkened tan spine without text; dust jacket has large chips to spine; other few chips to edges; exterior has some foxing and soiling; price clipped front flap; cloth has some sun fading to exterior; slight rubbing to spine corners; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Longmans Green and Co., 1934. First Edition. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Black spine with yellow label and green text; Boards are strongly stained to the spine, front and rear exteriors; also boards have minor bumping to the corners and edges but binding is solid; Edges have moderate stains and minor foxing, paste downs, end papers are slightly discolored otherwise text block is clean; 303p.
Boston: John W. Luce & Company, 1917. Reprint. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards are slightly sunned with some0.0000 moisture stains on front head edge, moderate edge wear at head & tail spine edges, but panels have minimal edge wear & sturdy; Previous owner's name on front pastedown; Text block has darkened due to age along exterior edges, but pages are lightly ivory toned; pp 207.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1926. Octavo; Second printing; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with black print; Boards in blue cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, blemishes to rear, mild shelfwear; Text block has small stain on fore edge, age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; v, 294 pages.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1940. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has light edgewear, toning to spine, small tears to top edge; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps but clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; CONTENTS: The Gods of the Mountain — The Golden Doom — King Argimenes and the Unknown Warrior — The Glittering Gate — The Lost Silk Hat; xii, 116 pages.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1940. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with black and white print; DJ in mylar, peripheral toning, price-clipped; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has slight peripheral tanning to endpapers, smudge to rear endpaper, else clean and tight; vi, 334 pages.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1931. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, large tear at bottom of spine, shelfwear, scratches, toning to spine, price-clipped; Boards in tan cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, smudging along bottom edge, else clean and strong; Text block has blue-tinted top edge, bookplate on front flyleaf, light tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; vii, 304 pages.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1924. First Edition. 10mo; pp 301; Good+; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; rubbing wear along edges, spine cocked; text block shows modest foxing to exterior edges; interior has slight foxing to first and last few pages; frontispiece; minor chip to front gutter at head edge; good binding;.
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: Elkin Mathews, 1915. Octavo, 111 pages; VG; quarter bound in beige cloth, spine and front cover have black lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and boom edges, has bumping and frying on the fore edge corners; pages have age toning, have dust build up along the top edge; shelved case 8.
London: Vail and Co, No Date Given. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/No-DJ(paperback as is); Spine is white with creasing, material loss, and no text; Covers have general shelf wear, bumping and rubbing, front hinge is cracked, scratches and marks, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 29; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
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.
New York: Macmillan Co., 1964. Octavo; vg/good+; fj, brown spine with blue text; photo-portrait in background; HB, brown cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 627 pp.; frontispiece and photos; binding shaken; dj, [BRO-DART]; sunned; spot staining; else very good.
London: Charles Knight and Co., 1839-1846. Various Editions. 8vos., 5 volumes; VG; spines paneled green leather with gilt lettering and tooling; 3/4 bound in green leather, pastel marbled boards; green and pink marbled endpapers; top edges of text blocks gilt; minor bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; plates of portraits engraved in steel in all volumes; minor age-marks; first series of statesmen states second edition, rest no editions stated; heavy, due to weight please contact for shipping; shelved above Franklin Library.
London: Charles Knight and Co., 1845. Octavo; pp 516; Good; 3/4 bound red spine with gilt text to black bar; no jacket; rebound in 1968; cloth shows modest rubbing to joints; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has some toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to half title page; some foxing sprinkled throughout; illustrated; deckled edges;.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1957. First Edition, First State. thin 8vo., 86 pp., VG/VG; DJ black with white illustration, white lettering to spine; mild wear to covers, particularly to back cover; very mild rubbing to edges of DJ; mild foxing to margins of back flap; price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine faded), text legible; text to spine reads from head to tail of spine as done in Europe, indicating a First State; bumping/rubbing to head and tail of spine; rubbing/mild foxing to edges and corners of boards, mild rubbing to boards; mild age-toning/foxing to text-block; aged paste staining to endpapers; INSCRIBED by Lord to ffep; interior clean; Howard's second book published by Arkham House as a limiting printing of 536, with 436 First State copies and 100 Second State copies; LP consignment; shelved Case 3, Dupont.
London: John Hunt, 1823. Octavo; pp 125; G/no-DJ; light brown leather spine with gilt text to burgundy and black panels; gilt decorations to spine; full leather binding; boards have gilt borders to front and rear panels; some rubbing to exterior; moderate rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block marbled; tight binding; marbled endpapers; light foxing to first and last few pages;.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; sea-foam green spine, black lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, some edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, pen marks on spine; boards bowed, minor edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, penned signature on front end paper, soiling on rear end paper, ex-library insert on rear pastedown; text block has light soiling on page 11, light soiling on exterior edges; 759pp.
London: John Murray, 1819. First Collected Edition. 10mos., 2 volumes; VG; bound in quarter red calf with marbled boards, gilt lettering to spines; volume 1 spine with mild cracking, volume 2 with moderate; some rubbing to boards; volume 1 ffep with for edge trimmed, volume 2 with two holes; names on sfep; mild foxing; with half-titles bound in; shelved case 0.
London: Henry Frowde, 1896. Oxford Edition. Octavo, 924 pages; VG; bound in full teal leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling, gilt borders to boards, gilt seal of Clapham High School on the front cover; marbled text block and endpapers; name written on sfep; very mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine, hinges; shelved case 3.
New York: Johnson, Fry and Company, 1867. First Quarto Edition Complete in One Volume. 4to., 740 pages; VG; bound in full brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering; blind-stamping to boards, spine; beveled edges to boards; fraying to lower edges and corners; mild wear to boards; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; tape repair to gutter of both pastedowns; text in double columns, mild age-toning to pages; mild scattered foxing; bookplate to front pastedown; profusely illustrated; frontispiece with tissue-guard, illustrated title page; shelved case 0.
Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: Golden Cockerel Press, 1933. Limited Edition #139/325. 8vo., 73 pages; VG; bound in morocco-backed decorated cloth, protected with glassine; very mild shelfwear; top edge of text block gilt; One of 325 numbered copies, of which this is number 139, printed by Gibbings in Golden Cockerel type on Batchelor's hand-made paper with seven wood-engravings by Gibbings; loose within is a letter from the Golden Cockerel Press, answering an inquiry about the publication of this book, dated 1958; front endpaper has an inscription, dated 1958, stating that this volume was part of Lord Dunsany's personal library; LP consignment; shelved case 0, Dupont.
London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1922. Limited Edition, #214/500. Quarto., 321 pages; VG/none; bound in original vellum-backed orange cloth, leather label lettered and ruled in gold affixed to spine panel; label slightly worn; marbled endpapers; top edge of text block gilt, others untrimmed; One of 500 numbered copies signed by Dunsany and Sime, this is number 214; inserted frontispiece with illustration by Sidney H. Sime, with signature; Dunsany signature of preface; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved case 7, Dupont.
London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1976. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Age-toned tan spine with black text; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; dustjacket has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is mostly clean except for some pen marks on the side of a few pages. Pp. 160.
Kessinger Publs. 2009. facsimile reprint of second edition. thick octavo in glossy white and navy blue hardcovers with black letters; VG; boards, paper and text in good condition; tight print; facsimile reprint of the second edition published in London in 1848; pp. 460; shelved in Biographies section.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1964. First Dover Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; green white and yellow spine, black lettering; all volume's dust jackets have general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed and open tears on head and tail edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, some light soiling, spines sun toned, price cut; all volumes' boards have minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on front end paper; all volumes' text blocks age toned, minor soiling on exterior edges; volume 1 and 2 dust jacket has light chipping on spine head edge, sticker on rear interior flap; volume 1 and 2 boards have small closed tear on spine head edge; volume 3 and 4 boards have small tear on spine tail edge; volume 5 and 6 dust jacket has chipping on spine head edge, stickers on rear interior flap; First Dover Edition; 6 volumes bound as 3 SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.