London: Rivingtons, 1872. Octavo. VG/none. 3/4 brown leather with gilt lettering, raised bands with tooled gilt design on spine, over red marbled paper boards. Red text block edges. 336pp. Annual issue of the renowned British reference publication originally founded by Edmund Burke. Includes primary sources and secondary commentary relating to the world-wide events taking place in the year 1871. Contents include: English History, Foreign History, Chronicle of Remarkable Occurrences, Obituary of Eminent Persons, Remarkable Trials, and an Appendix with Public Documents. Light to moderate shelf wear, scuffing and chipping to leather and boards along edges and corners. Moderate age toning to text block edges. Text block clean and bright. Hinges and signatures all tight. Overall, very good. Shelved above Historiography.
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London: Published for Gillett Brothers Discount Co. Ltd by Chapman & Hall, 1964. Third revised edition. Octavo; Third revised edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear, small tears at spine top and bottom and to bottom edge, mild shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; 95 pages, illustrated, samples in pocket affixed to rear pastedown.
n. p. The Corporation of Dublin, 1929. Octavo; pp 90; Fair/paperback; beige spine with black text; full title: A Book of Dublin: Official Handbook; covers have noticeable soiling to exterior; minor chips to fore edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; slight cracking to gutter at pp 32, 88 and xxxii; interior shows minor foxing to few pages; profusely illustrated.
London: Christie's, 2005. Small Quarto; VG-/paperback; lavender purple spine with black text; 2 volumes: The Champalimaud Collection, Evening Sale, Wednesday 6 July 2005 [pp 267]; The Champalimaud Collection, Morning Sale, Thursday 7 July 2005 ; volumes housed in lavender box; box exterior shows slight soiling, with 2 flat tears to rear; strong, intact panels; covers show light wear to exterior; red spines with white text; minor rubbing to edges; text blocks have very little wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Dublin: Irish Tourist Association (Inc.), c. 1936. 12mo; pp 231; Fair/paperback; sunned light blue spine without text; Official Guide; rear cover detached, but present; covers have darkening toward edges, due to age toning; rubbed edges; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; map adhered to rear pastedown; slight cracking to gutter at pp 24 and facing page.
Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1827. Octavo; pp 258; G-/paperback; Beige spine with black text to beige label; odd volume; covers have slight toning to spine, some wear to edges; text block shows light brown toning to exterior edges, interior has light stains to some pages with light foxing toward edges, as is;.
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;.
New York: Bounty Books/Crown Publishers, Inc., 1970. reprint. Quarto; VG-/VG-; black spine with red & yellow text; dust jacket is covered with mylar; dj has slightly age toned flaps; exterior of dj has minor wear, mostly along edges; cloth has light wear, however panels are strong & intact; text block shows only slight wear, due to handling; text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 328.
London: John Murray, 1881. Octavo; pp 438; G/no-DJ; 3/4 bound navy blue spine with gilt text; raised bands and gilt decorations to spine; marbled boards; boards show slight shelf wear to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; lightly sunned spine; text block has slight age toning to fore and tail edges; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; slight cracking to gutters; previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated.
London: 1820. First edition. 16mo in 3/4 brown leather; VG; substantial shelf wear on boards and spine; good binding; edges dusty; open front gutter; previous owner's signature on back of frontispiece engraving; top of title page cut off; last three pages of contents cut off at bottom; slight foxing on first pages; text clean; pp. 278; shelved in Case # 4; GP consignment.
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.
London: G. Kearsley, 1783. First edition. Small octavo in 3/4 orange marble and brown leather; VG; six-band spine with gold letters; moderate, general shelf wear on boards; closed cut on ffep; open front gutter; binding strong; paper wobbly with occasional foxing; text clean; pp. 302; shelved in Case # 7.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Thick Octavo; pp 648; Fair/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; leatherette binding; boards have rubbing to corners; slight sunning to exterior; text block has age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; slight writing to ffep; cracking to front gutter.
London, England: The Travel Association, 1949. 2nd Edition. 8vo., 47 pages, illustrated, maps; VG-; illustrated cover with brown print, some spotting, stains, corners bumped, lower spine corner torn away, tear to front cover at top staple of binding, slight wear to upper and lower edges of cover; clean inside; maps of inner and outer London printed inside cover flaps.
London: A. Millar, 1763. 12mo; G+ hardcovers without dust jackets; brown spines with gold text; the 6 vols. are in uniform condition; boards are extremely age-toned with rubbing, bumping and frays to the corners and edges; text blocks have severe stains, water damage and edges are strongly tanned but pages are legible, 331p. (Vol.1); 365p. (Vol.2); 348p.(Vol.3); 376p. Vol.4); 123p. (Vol.5- General Index not paginated); 362p. (Vol.6).
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. First Edition. 8vo, iv, 41 pages, tables; G-; white cover with black print, peripheral foxing to cover and edges of pages, some creasing to front of cover, slight bumps to outer corners, back cover creased; clean interior; "Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry by Command of Her Majesty, February 1972."
New York: AMS Press, 1976. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG; hardcover; grey cloth, black lettering; boards strong, minor mark on front cover, minor marks on spines, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on rear pastedown; text block slightly age toned, very minor soiling on exterior head edge; 332pp.
London: London County Council, 1961. Quarto; pp 182; G/no-DJ; green/dark green spine with ivory text; cloth has light wear to exterior; minor edge wear; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear; faux flaps; text block has slight toning; profusely illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; slightly cocked spine.
n. d. n. publ. 1993. Booklet; pp ; G/paperback; beige covers show slight soiling to exterior, mostly toward edges; minor wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; inscription to previous owner to front pastedown; slight smudges toward head edge, small stain to spine toward head edge; otherwise interior clean.
London: Christie's, 2008. Quarto; pp 347+293; VG/VG-; grayish blue pictorial spine without text; 2 volumes in one dust jacket; dust jacket has some soiling to front; minor rubbing to corners; covers have light shelf wear to exteriors; text blocks have slight wear to exterior edges; light bumping to corners of vol. 2; frontispieces; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1911. Approx. 6.75" x 9.5" VG half-leather and marbled brown paper hardcover with red spine and gilt lettering. Rubbing and abrasion all around perimeter of gently cocked, superficially scratched boards with corner- and spine-end wear. Speckling around edges of text block. P.O.S. penciled on ffep. Foxing to title page and along rear gutter. Age-toning throughout; otherwise, clean and tight. Shelve in Second Alcove.
London: Christie's, 1994. Large Octavo; pp 361; VG/no-DJ; ivory spine with silver text; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; glassine wraps; text block shows very light wear to exterior edges; tight binding; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., 1926. New Edition. Octavo; good/fair; dj, sunned and flaking blue spine with black text; dj, shelf worn; open and closed tears; badly chipped, flaking; HB, sunned red cloth spine with gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear; binding shaken; dedication note, ffep; endpapers/text block, age-toned; frontispiece photo of Rt. Hon. David Lloyd George; 193pp. Character sketches of some of England's notables, ..."to give you a real knowledge of English politics and politicians during and after the war [WWI]." (quote from the dust jacket.
Radnor, PA: The Annenberg School Press, 1972. Folio: VG-/VG: Black spine with white text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, some light soiling and age toning, price clipped on front flap: Boards are strong, general shelfwear, and dust staining: Textblock is darkened with age, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 246 pp.
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: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1944. First Edition. Quarto 221 pages, VG/G+; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has several small closed and open tears, has several pieces of tape on the inside, has rubbing and discoloration throughout; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has heavy bumping on the fore edge corners, boards have minor warping; pages have minor age toning and warping; profusely illustrated with maps and photographs; contains a two part separate map of the master plan; shelved case 12.
London: The Cambridge University Press, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; G/no-DJ; lightly sunned black spines with gilt text; 13 volumes; cloths show moderate shelf wear to exteriors; some slight rubbing to edges; text blocks have slight soiling to exterior edges, including light moisture staining to head fore edge of vol. 1; interiors lightly toned, otherwise clean; tight bindings.
Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens Limited, 1987. first edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Green spine with yellow text; Covers have moderate shelf wear such as light sunning and scratches on exterior and rubbing wear along edges, bent front fore corner, however panels are intact; Text block shows slight wear & smudges on exterior edges due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 160.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987. Octavo; pp 398; VG-/G; blue spine with gray and yellow text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; slight rubbing showing to edges; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear; remainder mark to exterior tail edge; profusely illustrated; interior clean;.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1935. Two-volume set; octavo; VG/VG-; red spines, white text; jackets have rubbing, chipping, sunning along spines, open tears at spine head and tail; boards are strong, some spotting, age toning along spine; textblocks have edgewear, age toning, otherwise clean; pp 1305. [Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
London: George Routledge & Co., 1857. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo, 296 pages, VG-; rebound; three-quarter-bound, navy blue spine/corners, light blue buckram boards; gilt lettering to five-paneled spine and gilt star motif to four compartments, gilt borders to boards: spine age-toned black, gilt clear and bright; mild wear to text-block, gilt top, age-toning to fore- and bottom-edges; marbled endpapers, ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; light age-toning/scattered foxing to interior, black text clear and legible; notations in pencil to page 296; original red cloth spine and cloth covers to boards bound-in to rear of volume; shelved Front Case.
Oxford: Oxford University Presss, 1977. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Building on spine shades of orange, brown, black with white text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket,light fraying along sides, now protected in mylar cover; Boards are strong and clean, light sunning along side edges of board, binding solid; Text block clean, grey-scale illustrations; 414 pp;.
La Salle: The Open Court Publishing Company, 1974. Second printing Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket, minor rubbing and creasing along surfaces, DJ is price clipped at flap; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, ivory toned pages; Light foxing along head of text block exterior, text block clean; 224 pp.
Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1998. Second edition. Paperback octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Pale rose spine with white lettering. Small stain to the spine near the top. Slight shelf-wear to wrappers. Sporadic foxing to text block edges. Binding intact. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 448pp.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2012. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 255; VG/VG-; black/green/red spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket has light shelf wear; light toning to flaps; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; deckled fore edge; signed by author; STOCK IMAGE.