London: F. Wingrave, 1791. 12mos, Seven volumes; G; Darkened green leather spines with small gilt lettering; Missing Vol. VII of an eight-volume set; Boards show moderate wear to corners (most significant on volumes I and III), light+ wear to head/tails of spines (moderate+ chipping on volumes II, III, and VI), significant darkening to originally green leather spine, light cracking to leather on spines (cracking to joints near head of spine on volume II), moderate wear to leather spines on volumes V, VI, and VIII, and light shelfwear and fading to covers overall; Textblock has light age-toning and minor foxing interiorly, and the ex libris of a former owner appears in volume VIII at pastedown, ex libri have been removed from the pastedowns of vols I, IV, V, and VI (leaving tears); CONTENTS: Vol. I. (contains one plate)(xvii, 374 pages, ) -- Vol. II. (contains four plates)(, 364 pages, ) -- Vol. III. (Contains 23 plates) (, 374 pages, ) -- Vol. IV. (Contains 38 plates) (, 328 pages) -- Vol. V. (Contains 10 plates) (, 357 pages) -- Vol. VI. (Contains 12 plates) (, 371 pages) -- Vol. VIII. (Contains three plates) (, 128 pages, ); NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854. No Edition Given. Octavo, 4 vols.; VG-; full contemporary bindings of tan leather; spines age-toned, raised bands, with red leather volume number labels, and gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear; small cut in lower edge of front board; all edges marbled; previous owner's bookplate at front paste downs; marbled end papers; pages clean; shelved above US Civil War M-Q.
Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1853. Thirty-fifth American edition. Octavo; Thirty-fifth American, from the nineteenth English edition; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards quarter bound with black leather to spine and black cloth to boards, bumped corners, wear to spine caps and leather hinges, wear to edges, blemishes, shelfwear; Text block has foxing to endpapers and throughout, pencil notations to endpapers, rear flyleaf torn out, cracked hinges front and rear, small amount of pencil and pen notation throughout, red ribbon marker; 379 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Philadelphia: Grigg & Wlliot, 1844. Revised and corrected. 12mo; Revised and corrected; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown leather, tearing along front hinge, tattering to spine caps, worn corners, scuffing to edges; Text block has pencil doodle on front pastedown, foxing to endpapers and pages, significant age-toning to paper; 322 pages.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1909. Octavo; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, cream with gold and green print; Boards in cream cloth with gold and green print, illustrated pastedown on front, light wear to spine caps and corners, mild soiling to spine and rear, rubbing/shelfwear to front pastedown; Text block has gilt top edge, chipped fore edge to brittle front flyleaf, cracked hinges front and rear, spine breaks at pp. 20 &60, shaken binding, clean text; 99 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w drawings, 40 color plates tipped-in with tissue protectors).
Edinburgh and London: A. Fullarton and Co., c. 1848. Octavo, 2 vols., 536 pages, 541 pages; VG-; contemporary three-quarter dark green leather bindings, boards in marbled paper; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; paper chipped at edges of boards; joints of both vols. starting; mild wear to spines of both vols.; all 72 hand-colored illustrated plates present, as called for; both frontispieces present; mild age-toning; vol. 2 with three instances of damage from stored newsprint; pages else clean; CX consignment; shelved Case 10.
London: John Murray, 1854. First Thus. Octavo, 4 vols.; three-quarter maroon calf binding, with boards in marbled paper; spines paneled and mildly faded, with gilt lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; wear at head and tail of all spines; wear at corners of joints; all corners bumped, with shredding to board; upper edges gilt; some foxing to frontispieces and title pages; pages else clean; shelved above US History.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900. Library Edition. Octavo, 12 vols.; G+; three-quarter bindings of green leather, boards in marbled paper; spines faded to brown, with raised bands, and gilt lettering and design; wear to edges of boards; upper edges gilt; marbled end papers; engraved plates offset; pages clean; shelved above US History 1700s A-F.
London: John Murray, 1854. 8vos., 4 volumes; VG; bound in brown full calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and red and black labels with gilt lettering; floral gilt borders along boards, matching gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins; marbled text blocks, endpapers; mild rubbing to boards, wear to hinges; some rubbing to spines, wearing off some small parts of the gilt; small wear to head and tails of spine; interiors clean; small scrape to rear cover of volume one; front boards on volumes two, three, and four slightly loose; shelved above US politics.
London: John Murray, 1854. First Thus. Octavo, four vols.; VG-; three-quarter bindings of green leather, boards in marbled paper; spines faded to brown with raised bands, and gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear; wear to edges of boards; vol. 1 missing tail of spine; upper edges gilt; marbled end papers; mild foxing; pages clean; shelved above Egypt.
London: The Scholartis Press, 1928. Octavo; pp 243; G/no-DJ; 3/4 bound green leather spine with gilt text; marbled boards; lightly sunned spine; some wear to joints and edges; sturdy boards; minor chips to head spine edge; text block has age toned exterior edges; interior clean; deckled edges, others uncut; top edge gilt; tight binding;.
London: Suttaby, Evance, and Company, 1811. First Thus. Quarto, 182 pages; G+; contemporary rebacking with quarter red leather binding, with boards in soiled gray paper; spine with gilt lettering; marked shelf wear and some soiling; corners bumped and shredded; board exposed at all corners; wear to crown and tail of spine; title at front board markedly rubbed; scuffing at back board; all plates offset; pages clean; CX consignment; shelved Case 0.
London: George G. Harrap & Company, 1929. First Trade Edition. large 8vo., 231pp.; VG; bound in polished red calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, two panels green with gilt lettering; boards have triple-ruled borders with circle decoration to the corners, inner gilt dentelles, single gilt edge-roll, all edges of text block gilt; mild rubbing to corners, head and tail of spine, small scar on front cover; red marbled endpapers; bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, London; interior clean, with no signs of age-toning or foxing; shelved case 14.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, . Limited Edition, #185/350. Quarto, 197 pages; VG; bound in full modern burgundy morocco, paneled spine with gilt; top edge gilt; minimal wear and rubbing; with 25 tipped-in color plates, endpapers lightly age-toned; Limited Edition, #185/350 signed by the Hugh Thomson; Presentation copy, inscribed to title: `With every good wish from Caroline and Rudyard Kipling, April 19, 1913`.; CX consignment; shelved case 0.
London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1929. Limited Edition, #449/775. Quarto. 231 pages; VG; bound in the publisher's original vellum boards, gilt title and tooling to spine and front board; pictorial endpapers, top edge of text block gilt; vellum with mild staining and wear; small wax initials to front pastedown; bookplate to verso of ffep; lacking original box; some pages uncut; illustrated with color frontispiece and 12 color plates, plus in-text black and white illustrations, number 449? of 575 copies for England signed by Arthur Rackham; shelved case 14.
Philadelphia: Dobelbower, Key, and Simpson, 1796. First American Edition. 8vo., 464pp., 34pp.; VG; bound in brown cloth, red label on spine with gilt lettering; some shelfwear to boards, including scuffing, scratching, a chip to head of spine, fading to spine; wear to hinges; foxing throughout, including to plates and map; contains all 7 plates, including 1 folded map and frontispiece; PD consign;.