London: William Washington, 1629. Second Edition. square/small 8vo, 335pp.; VG; brown paneled spine with red label and gilt lettering; rebound, previous boards rebacked, diced with 4 diamonds; faded gilt tooling on edges; marbled endpapers; red specks on text block; binding becoming loose on first two endpapers; significant writing in pen on front and rear endpapers; some writing on text pages, mostly on margins in the form of arrows; misprint on pp. 27 line 2 'pring' for 'bring; top edge trimmed, no text or titles are lost; some waviness to pages; shelfwear and bumping appropriate with age; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
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Dehiwala: Tisara Prakasakayo, 1970. Octavo; First Edition 1853, Reprint April 1970; VG/VG; Paperback with DJ; Spine, illustrated with red print; DJ has slight edgewear, mild smudging, fading to spine, small tear at spine head and upper right corner; Cover is clean and strong, some creasing to spine; Textblock is clean and tight but beginning to separate from cover at rear hinge; xiii, 207 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
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;.
London: Henry and Co., 1893. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; spines black cloth with gilt lettering; protected with mylar covers; mild bumping to corners, heads and tails of spines; mild age-toning to page edges; foxing throughout, more severe towards endpapers; interiors clean; published by Lady Burton after Richard Burton's death, these Neapolitan tales are translated from Basile's version published in 1637; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
London: William Pickering, 1834. Early Reprint. 8vo., 348pp.; VG-; spine paneled brown leather with gilt tooling, two labels, one maroon, one brown, both with gilt lettering; 3/4 bound with brown leather, marbled paper boards; marbled text block; spine has some wear, including pieces of labels chipped off, rubbing, wear to hinges; rubbing to boards, corners, slight peeling to corners; front pastedown has a bookplate, small booksellers sticker; very mild foxing, primarily to endpapers; shelved case 10.
New York: Horizon Press, 1960. First American Edition. Octavo; First American Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with tan and black print; DJ has mild edgewear with small tears at spine caps and flap folds, small tear on front at top edge, fading to spine and soiling along top edge and flap folds; Boards in black cloth with bronze and silver print, slight smudging on front, wear to spine caps; Textblock clean and tight but for name in ink and vendor stamp on front endpapers; xxi, 330 pages, frontispiece, illustrated with b&w plates.
New York: Book Collectors Society, n.d. Octavo; pp 340; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; lightly splayed boards; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; illustrated endpapers; illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep.
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.
Honolulu: East-West Center Press, 1967. Folio; pp 261; G/Fair; ivory spine with black and green text; missing slipcase; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior; chipped edges; some soiling to exterior; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; profusely illustrated with color reproductions of the stone-plate lithographs by J.G. Keulemans from the second edition of 1888; marbled endpapers; interior clean.
London: John Murray, 1899. Second impression. Octavo; 431 pp. Rebacked, with new leather spine and spine label over original boards. Corners of boards bumped and frayed. Light foxing. Binding is solid. Pages are rough cut. Book contains 6 black and white illustrations and 6 maps. Good solid copy. Shelved under counter.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company. Octavo; VG/Fair Hardcover; Green spine with gold text; Cover has significant wear, including along the edges, at the corners, and around the spine area. Cloth is cracked in some areas to reveal material underneath, Fore-edge has spotting and is a bit curved; Binding slightly cocked, linen is showing at both endpaper areas, small holes on parts of the end pages, there is some spotting/smudging throughout pages, previous owner's sticker on age toned paste-down and crossed out inscription on free end page; Age toned and foxing to text block exterior, text block is secure, heavily illustrated with black-and-white imagery throughout; 782 pp.
London: Oxford University Press, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 263; G/G; light orange/beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows lightly soiled exterior; sunning to spine; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; some foxing to exterior head edge; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; light ink to rear endpaper;.
New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, Inc., 1971. First American Edition, English translation from the Original Italian. Qto. VG/VG. sunned ivory DJ spine with titling at tip and tail, but a faded pale orange, between a lengthy strip of color pictorial segments. a neat montage of images in rows brightly illustrate the jacket front and rear. original bright bold red with black titling just below the upper edge. under clear protective cover. price clipped wide front inner flap. bright poppy red clothbound HB with gold-stamped tilting, fep has many dusty smudges, few marks and prior owner's address label with ink date. flipped through lightly, binding strong between sturdy boards. faintly peppered spotting to head and fore-edge. as is. 432 pp. ISBN# 9780004350219.
London: Printed for T. Egerton, 1825. 8vo., xvi, 414pp.; VG-; 3/4 bound with red cloth, spine has black label with gilt lettering, marbled boards and endpapers; moderate wear and rubbing to spine, boards; chip to tail of spine; small water-stain to lower edge of front endpapers; mild scattered foxingverso of ffep has the signature of George Carmichael; RG consignment; shelved case 9.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1957. Two Volume Set; Octavos; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spines with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, Vol. 1 have minor faint yellow stains on front with bumping to corners, Vol. 2 has slightly shaken spine; Textblock has light wear on edges, Vol. 1 has age toning and foxing on end papers and paste downs, Vol. 2 has small stamp by previous owner on front end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; Vol. 1 pp 324, Vol. 2 pp 368.
London: John Murray, 1862. First Edition. 10mos., 4 volumes; G+; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spines and front covers; general rubbing and shelfwear; spine of volume one has some damage from what appears to be four rubber bands around it; name stamp on ffep; interiors clean; volume 1: 1800-1806, volume 2: 1807-1809, volume 3: 1810-1812, volume 4: 1813-1815; RG consignment.
London: Hodder & Toughton, 1909. Limited Edition. large 4to., unpaginated; VG; spine tan with gilt lettering; bound in publishers white buckam with a pictorial stamped in gilt on front cover; spine has some wear and aging, cracking to head and tail; publishers gilt emblem on back cover, printed on inside boards and endpapers; top edge of textblock gilt, others uncut; no slipcase; 25 tipped in plates in excellent condition; of the 750 copies signed by Edward J. Detmold, this is no. 8; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
London, Paris, New York: Cassel, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1880. VG. Wide 8vo in dark green cloth boards, title on spine in gilt. No DJ, presumably as issued. Edges lightly rubbed, corners lightly bumped, very light general wear and agetoning to boards. Ex-libris, with prev. owner's name on small plate on ffep. Edges of textblock agetoned and foxed, light foxing to pages at front and rear, most pages clean. 778 pp. Shelved Locked- MASTER SHAKE (Brit/Ireland)--- Consignment.
New York: Macmillan Company, 1939. Octavo; First printing; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with gold print; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, tattering to spine caps, long tear along front hinge, shelfwear; Text block has slight age-toning to endpapers, name in ink and owner label on front pastedown, erasures on front flyleaf, small stains to first page; ix, 230 pages. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
London: Faber and Faber Limited, No date given. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is green with gold text; Boards have light edge wear, scratches and some marks, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has light age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 138. Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
London and Nashville: The Imperial War Museum with The Battery Press, Inc., 1994. reprinted. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; 2 volumes: v. 1 - The Battle of Normandy and v. 2 - The Defeat of Germany; Cloths are covered with custom wrappers with mylar overlay and have slightly sunned exteriors which are otherwise clean and panels are strong; Text blocks show only slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 1128. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. eb/nd. Rockville Aisle 24.
New York: Biblo and Tannen, 1964. Large Octavo; pp 844; Good; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; odd volume; cloth has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine and edges; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; some slight foxing to few early pages; previous owner's name to ffep; floor plans in pouch to rear pastedown; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean; This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: Boblo and Tannen, 1964. Large Octavo; pp 221; Good; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; odd volume; cloth has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine and edges; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1975. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red print; DJ has vendor label on front, tear at rear bottom of flap fold, slight edgewear; Boards in grey paper with gold print, slight bump to rear bottom corner, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to top edge and slight smudge to bottom edge, else clean and tight; xiii, 578 pages.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1975. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 578 pages; VG/VG; spine white with blue and black letteringl dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has very mild wear to corners, tail of spine; interior clean; shelved Germany.
London: Secker and Warburg, 1947. Third edition, reset and revised. Octavo; Third edition, reset and revised 1946, Reprinted 1947; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tanned with black print and small hole at bottom; DJ has tears along top and bottom edges, soiling to spine and flap folds, peripheral tanning and stains to front and rear, shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth with black print, peripheral toning, bump to bottom edge, light wear to spine caps; Text block clean and tight; "The only complete edition"-- DJ; xxx, 162 pages.
New York: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1958. Sixteenth edition, revised. Octavo; Sixteenth edition, revised; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow with black print, illustrated; DJ orange with black print, illustrated, toning to spine, light edgewear, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, blue ribbon markers; xxxiii, 1033 pages, illustrated (b&w) “with over four thousand illustrations”.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1905. Octavo; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, spine caps torn away, tears to front bottom and rear top of spine hinges, worn, exposed corners, blemishes and slight puckering to cloth on front and rear, shelfwear; Text block has cracked hinges in front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, name in ink on front flyleaf, mild tanning to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper; xi, 309 pages.
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1913. First edition. Thick octavo. Fair with no DJ. Red spine with gold lettering. Covers rubbed and marked, spine faded. Bookplate and sticker to front pastedown. Offsetting to free end pages. Age-toning to the edges of the book block. Binding slightly loose. Pages clean, legible, and unmarked. 394pp.
London: Printed and sold by John Nutt, 1699. Second edition, correct by the author. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards in brown leather, spine caps torn away, wear to edges, corners, hinges, rear hinge torn along spine, light scuffing at edges; Text block has speckled edges, tanned endpapers, cracked hinges, notations in Latin on front endpaper, slight amount of marginal bracketing in ink, tight binding; 94 pages, frontispiece.
London: John Murray, 1910. Octavo; good/none; blue cloth spine with missing gilt titles; ex libris, bookplate; chipping, wear and bumping; text block, some pencil marks in margins; endpapers, foxing and light age-toning; 296 pp.; illus., frontispiece w/tissue guard; 9 B&W photos; and 4 maps, folded; spine, sunned; upper half, missing; binding shaken; all edges and corners, chipping, and wear; else good.
Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., 1920. Small Octavo; pp 558; G-/Fair; beige/black spine with black text; full title: Now It Can Be Told: A War Observer's Illuminated Bomb; dust jacket has noticeable chips to edges; some age toning to exterior; mylar wraps; slight dampstaining to head edge; cloth has slight discoloration to tail edge; bumped corners; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; cracking to front gutter; light pencil to rear endpaper; light toning to endpapers; fontispiece.
na: Adamant Media Corporation, 2004. Elibron Classics Replica Edition of the original edition of 1893. 8vo. VG+/VG+. mauve and purple checkerboard woven pattern decoratively covers the glossy DJ spine with gray full author and white uppercase title. very smooth and no exterior shelfwear. light ecru HB is smooth and unmarked boards and spine excellent. secure hinges and tightly bound textblock, a solid volume with clear and bright interior and edges. 330 pp. ISBN # 9781421270890.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1952. American reprint. Octavo. VG in VG- DJ. Black and tan spine with black text. Dust jacket has some age toning and slight foxing, offsetting from cover to underside of dust jacket. Chipping along to the top of the rear DJ panel. Covers, binding, edges, and pages all very good. 340pp.
1899. First Edition. 8vo., paged 37-45, 2 plates; VG; blue cover with black print, some rubbing, soiling to covers; top of front cover says in ink "With the author's compliments"; clean interior; "Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society, Vol. IX (N.S.), Part I, No. 6"; "Read, November 16; Received for publication, November 21, 1898; Published, March 25, 1899"
Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1992. Quarto; VG- paperback; matte navy blue spine with white text; minor shelf wear, light flaking at the corners and spine edges, spine cocked; ex lilbris stamp of previous owner, half-title page; text block clean; 315pp. This publication commemorates the 400th anniversary of the birth of the Artist. The exhibit was held in the cities of Bologna, Frankfort and Washington, DC, July, 1991-May, 1992. ------------ARTS-BAROQUE. Shelved in Room X.
Birmingham University, 1923. 8vo., 79, frontispiece, 16 leaves of plates, "illustrated with cinematography, lantern slides, and exhibits"; G-; grey cover with black print, cover detached from binding; ink inscription at top edge, stray pencil parks on front, some soiling to front and back, smudging, tears at top and bottom of spine reveal binding, worn and slightly curled corners, front and back cover creased at lower outside corner, chipping along spine; inside soiling right side of 1st prelim. page, bumped lower right corner throughout, bumping to right edge, slight browning along upper edge of pages, otherwise clean interior and text; "Being and Address ... Delivered before the Birmingham University Metallurgical Society in The Metallurgical Department of the University of Birmingham, On Tuesday, October 30th, 1923"
New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1965. 1st U.S. edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Blue spine with black and white text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; small circular gold price sticker on the inside flap of the front dj; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 292.