Berlin: Ciogarten-Bilderienst Altona-Bahrenfeld, 1936. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 2 vols.; VG-; contemporary full royal blue cloth binding; spines with black lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; profusely illustrated with black and white tipped-in photos, as well as full color plates and two color fold-outs; mild age-toning to textblocks; all text in German; pages clean; shelved Case 9.
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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2008. Collector's Edition. Quarto, 559 pages; fully bound in genuine blue leather; spine paneled, with bright gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and scuffing; all edges bright gilt; silk moire end papers; satin ribbon bookmark; profusely illustrated with black and white and full color photos; CD loose within; pages clean; shelved Easton Press.
London: Printed for J. Walthoe, J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, G. Conyers, J. and B. Sprint, et al. 1724. Octavo, , , xxix, 366 pages, , ; G+; Full tree calf, with gilt tooling to covers and spine, gilt dentelles on cover edges, spine banded with largely worn label; Boards show moderate wear to all edges and head/tail of spine, significant cracking to joints, and light wear to bands on spine; Textblock has light age-toning to marbled edges, small chip to bottom corner of page 11, and apparent printing distortion to margins on pp. 12 - 13; Engraved portrait frontispiece of Charles I; Armorial bookplate of John Austen appears on front-pastedown (Either Jane Austen's patrilineal cousin once removed or second cousin). RWO.
Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. Nine photos available; if you don't see all nine images due to image caps, please contact the seller for additional information. 12mo; 79 volumes; Good condition; Hardcover with DJ; Many volumes have DJ and while most have light shelfwear, they are clean and whole; Boards may have light wear to corners and spine caps, most are clean and strong; Text block for some volumes have name in ink on front endpapers, else volumes are generally clean and tight; Some vols. lack series number--numbers that do not appear on volumes are found in listing from “Private Library, vol. 10, #4, 1977”; CONTENTS: No. 1 (1939) British Birds on Lake, River and Stream / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 2 (First published 1939, reprinted 1941) A Book of Roses / J. Ramsbottom — No. 3 (1941) A Book of Ships / Charles Mitchell — No. 4 (1940) Portraits of Christ / Ernst Kitzinger & Elizabeth Senior — No. 5 (1940) Caricature / E.H. Gombrich and E. Kris — No. 6 (1943) British Shells — No. 7 (1943) Fashions and Fashion Plates 1800-1900 / James Laver — No. 8 (1943) Elizabethan Miniatures /Carl Winter — No. 8 (First published 1943, reprinted 1952) Elizabethan Miniatures /Carl Winter — No. 9 (1943) The Microcosm of London / T. Rowlandson & A.C. Pugin, text by John Summerson — No. 9 (First published 1943, reprinted 1947) The Microcosm of London / T. Rowlandson & A.C. Pugin — No. 10 (1943; DJ from 1949 edition) The Bayeux Tapestry / Eric Maclagan — No. 10 (First published 1943, revised edition 1945, reprinted 1949) The Bayeux Tapestry / Eric Maclagan — No. 11 (1943) Fishes of Britain’s Rivers and Lakes / J.R. Norman — No. 12 (1943) The Poet’s Corner / Sir Max Beerbohm — No. 13 (1943) Edible Fungi / John Ramsbottom — No. 14 (1943) A Book of Lilies / Fred Stoker — No. 15 (1944) Seashore Life and Pattern / T.A. Stephenson — No. 16 (First published 1944, new edition 1947) Children as Artists / R.R. Tomlinson — No. 17 (1945) The Leaves of Southwell / Nikolaus Pevsner — No. 18 (1944) Some British Moths / Norman Riley — No. 19 (1946) Garden Birds / Phyllis Barcklay-Smith — No. 20 (1944) English Ballet / Janet Leeper — No. 21 (1945) Popular Art in Britain / Noel Carrington — No. 22 (1946) Heraldry in England / Anthony Wagner — No. 23 (1945) Poisonous Fungu / John Ramsbottom — No. 24 (1945) Birds of the Sea / R.M. Lockley — No. 25 (1946) Ur, the First Phases / Leonard Woolley — No. 26 (1946) A Book of Toys — Gwen White — No. 27 (1946) Flowers of Marsh and Stream / Iolo A. Williams — No. 28 (First published 1947, reprinted 1950) A Book of English Clocks / R.W. Symonds — No. 29 (1946) Flowers of the Woods / E.J. Salisbury — No. 30 (1947) A Selection of Engravings on Wood by Thomas Bewick / with a note on him by John Rayner — No. 31 (1947) English Book Illustration, 1800-1900 / Philip James — No. 32 (1946) A Christmas Carol in Prose : Being a Ghost Story of Christmas / Charles Dickens — No. 33 (1947) Russian Icons / David Talbot Rice — No. 34 (1947) The English Tradition in Design / John Gloag — No. 35 (1947) A Book of Spiders / W.S. Bristowe — No. 36 (1948) Ballooning / C.H. Gibbs-Smith — No. 37 (1947) Wild Flowers of the Chalk / John Gilmour — No. 38 (1947) Compliments of the Season / L.D. Ettlinger and R.G. Holloway — No. 39 (1948) Woodcuts for Albrecht Dürer / T.D. Barlow — No. 40 (1948) Edward Gordon Craig : Designs for the Theatre / Janet Leeper — No. 41 (1951) British Butterflies / E.B. Ford — No. 42 (1948) British Military Uniforms / James Laver — No. 43 (1948) A Prospect of Wales : a Series of Water-Colours / Kenneth Rowntree, essay by Gwyn Jones — No. 44 (1959) Tulipomania / Wilfrid Blunt — No. 45 (1948) Unknown Westminster Abbey — Lawrence E. Tanner — No. 46 (1948) Highland Dress / George F. Collie — No. 47 (1949) British Reptiles and Amphibia / Malcolm Smith — No. 48 (1949) A Book of Scripts / Alfred Fairbank — No. 49 (1948) Some British Beetles / Geoffrey Taylor — No. 50 (1948) Popular Art in the United States / Erwin O. Christensen — No. 51 (1949) Life in an English Village / sixteen lithographs by Edward Bawden, with an introductory essay by Noel Carrington — No. 52 (1950) The Isle of Wight / Barbara Jones — No. 53 (1950) Flowers of the Meadow / Geoffrey Grigson — No. 54 (1950) Greek Terracottas / T.B.L. Webster — No. 55 (1950) Romney Marsh / John Piper — No. 56 (1950) Early British Railways / Christian Barman — No. 57 (1950) A Book of Moses / Paul Richards — No. 58 (1951) A Book of Ducks / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 59 (First published 1951, reprinted 1952) Ackermann’s Cambridge / Reginald R0ss Williamson — No. 60 (1951) The Crown Jewels / Oliver Warner — No. 61 (1951) An Atlas of Tudor England and Wales : Forty Plates from John Speed’s Pocket Atlas of 1627, Introduced and Described / E.G.R. Taylor — No. 62 (1953; number on series title page is 41, number on spine is 62) Medieval Carvings in Exeter Cathedral / C.J.P. Cave — No. 63 (1952) A Book of Greek Coins / Charles Seltman — No. 64 (1953) Magic Books from Mexico / introduction and notes on the plates by C.A. Burland — No. 65 (1952) Semi-Precious Stones / N. Wooster — No. 66 (1952) Birds of La Plata / with notes by W.H. Hudson — No. 67 (1952) Mountain Birds / R.A.H. Coombes — No. 68 (1953) Animals in Staffordshire Pottery / Bernard Rackham — No. 69 (1954) Ackermann’s Oxford : a Selection of Plates from Rudolph Ackermann’s “A History of the University of Oxford … 1814“ and James Ingram’s “Memorials of Oxford, 1837” / notes by H.M. Colvin — No. 70 (1953) The Diverting History of John Gilpin : Showing How He Went Farther Than He intended and Came Safe Home Again / William Cowper, with many illustrations by Ronald Searle — No. 71 (1954) Egyptian Paintings / Nina M. Davies — No. 72. (First published 1954, reprinted 1956) Misericords : Medieval Life in English Woodcarving / M.D. Anderson — No. 73 (1955) The Picture Book of Cricket / John Arlott — No. 74 (1955) Woodland Birds / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 75 (1957) Monumental Brasses / James Mann — No. 76 (1959) The Sculpture of the Parthenon / P.E. Corbett + The Penguin Story MCMXXXV - MCMLVI (1956) 59 pages, illustrated (b&w, color). Oversized order. 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New York: American Agora Foundation, 2008. Octavo; 4 volumes in slipcase; VG; Paperback; Spines, white with various color print; Slipcase is in blue paper with white print on rear panel, clean and strong; Issue covers are clean and bright; Text blocks clean and tight; ISSN1935-7494; Quarterly volumes: Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall 2008; Vols. individually paged, illustrated (b&w, color).
Harare, Rhodesia: National Gallery of Rhodesia & National Historical Association of Rhodesia, 1975. First Edition. Booklet; unpaginated; VG-/paperback; pictorial wrappers show light wear to exterior, slight age toning to exterior; brown covers have minor wear; text block has slight wear to edges; interior clean NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 11, in Netdesk office.
Paris: Librairie C. Klincksieck, 1973. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with green & red text; Covers are slightly rubbed with somewhat age toned and smudged exterior, otherwise with sturdy and intact panels; Text block has moderate wear on exterior edges due to handling with tight binding, underlining and writing from middle toward end of text; pp 590. French text.
New York and London: New York University Press, 2000. Octavo; G/paperback; pp 498; black/ivory spine with white text; covers show slight shelf wear to exterior; previous bookshop's stickers to spine and rear; slightly curled front cover; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; slight bending toward for edge; some pencil marginalia and underlining inside; illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1995. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black, brown and white pictorial spine with white and black text; first edition; dust jacket exterior has only mild handling wear; slight edge wear; cloth has clean exterior; good, straight boards; text block exterior edges show very light wear; deckled fore edge; inscribed by author to ffep; interior pages; illustrated; pp 847.
Stanford CA: Stanford University Press, 1981. Octavo; VG/VG-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has slight exterior wear; minor dings to edges; mild vertical crease to rear flap; cloth exterior has light sun fading; straight boards; light edge wear; tight binding; textblock exterior edges show mild tone; interior good; illustrated with maps toward rear; pp 302 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
Creative Publishing, Ltd, 1999. Large Quarto; pp 463; VG/VG-; patterned brown spine with white text; dust jacket has tiny defect to front joint, light wear otherwise; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Barcelona: Espasa y Compania, 1891? Edicion Monumental. Quarto; 2 volumes; Edicion Monumental; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print, raised bands; Boards quarter bound with red leather to spine and red cloth to boards, wear to spine caps, edges, and corners, scuffing and small surface tears to leather spines and boards, stains to boards, significant rubbing/shelfwear; Text blocks have spotting to edges, cracked hinges front and rear, foxing throughout, v.I has stain to top edge of pages xli-lxxiii, v. 2 folded color map has tear to tipped-in edge, v. 2 has penciled name on half-title page; Text in Spanish; Each vol. has color frontispiece (ports.), b&w illustrations, color plates; Tomo I, cxliii, 742 pages — Tomo II. 901 pages. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X, atop one of the bookcases.
London: The Medici Society, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vo., 614 pp., VG-; dark green cloth boards, bright gilt lettering to spine; overall wear; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; denting along edges of boards; bumping to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; starting hinge to front endpapers and between pp. 144-145, binding sturdy; mild age-toning to interior, text legible; 2 foldout maps to end of volume; pub. MCMXXXI stated to title page, no mention of further printings; shelved case 9.
Washingto, D.C. Cato Institute, 1994. Octavo; VG-/G; white spine with black and blue text; first edition; first printing; dust jacket has sun fading to exterior; few chips to edges; ex-library sticker to spine and to rear; cloth has very light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges show light wear; previous owner's name to exterior tail edge and to ffep; ex-library markings lightly on copyright page; illustrated; slight underlining inside; tight binding; pp 362.
London: Methuen & Co., 1889. Octavo; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, tattering to spine caps and corners, mildly cocked spine, wear to hinges, stains on rear; Text block has name in ink inside front flyleaf, cracked hinges front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, light age-toning to paper, p. viii has taped tear; viii, 323 pages.
London: Collins, 1953. Octavo; G/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Yellow, Brown and White spine with Green text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, fraying and small open tears along spine edgessmall closed tears along head edge of front cover, small open tear along head edge of front joint, small closed tears along head and tail edge of rear coversmall open tear at top corner of front cover; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has page before title page fully separated, some age toning; 236 pp.
New York: The Review of Reviews Corporation, 1911, 1912, 1915, 1927. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in red buckram, gilt titling to spines; mild wear and rubbing; with six issues, three per volume, with five of the six issues having original wraps, June 1911 lacking, all ads and articles present; All six issues are by/about Albert Beveridge. Contains the following: June 1911: Canada's Tariff Policy by Albert Beveridge. October 1911: Federalism in Canada and the United States by Albert Beveridge. August 1912: Contains a small article entitled 'Progressives to Convene on August 5'. September 1912: Contains a long article entitles The Progressives at Chicago' by William Menkel, including a caricature of Chairman Beveridge. May 1915: As Witnessed in Germany by Albert Beveridge. June 1915: As Witnessed in France by Albert Beveridge. July 1915: English Opinion on the War: Some Contrasts by Albert Beveridge. June 1927: Albert J. Beveridge by Albert Shaw.; shelved above Middle East.
Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 440; VG/G; teal blue spine with white text; dust jacket has mild rubbing wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; cloth clean; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated;.
Columbus: J. & H. Miller, 1858. Quarto; 832 pages; G-; Bound in brown leather with gilt lettering and detailing on spine; Patterned textblock edges; Boards have heavy rubbing and bumping to corners, large open tear at bottom corner of back cover, tearing along spine edges, splitting along joints, fraying along spine edges; Textblock has damp staining to rear pages, foxing to pages, waviness to pages; RWO.
Paris: Lefèvre, 1844. 18mo; G; Hardcover; Spine, black without print, raised bands; Boards half bound with black leather to spine/corners and marbled paper to boards, wear to leather corners and hinges, paper somewhat age-toned; Text block has glue stains and light foxing on endpapers, name in ink on title page, light amount of foxing within, clean text, tightly bound; Text in French; 486 pages.
London: Yale University Press, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 340 pages; VG; full bound in red cloth, spine has gilt tooling and lettering; binding has minor wear at the top and bottom of the spine, has library code on the spine, has minor discoloration; pages have minor detachment on pages 148-9, title page has small pen marks and an impression stamp.
New York: Encounter Books, 2006. First Edition; First Printing. Octavo; pp 381; VG-/VG-; brown pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has only mild wear to exterior; small chip to rear head edge; mild edge wear otherwise; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has small smudge to exterior head edge; otherwise edges have mild wear; inscribed by author.
London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999. 2 Volumes; Quarto; VG- Hardcovers; Blue spines with White and Tan text; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, slight bending along spine edges, some faint scratches on rear covers of both volumes; Textblocks clean; Volume 1 742 pp, Volume 2 820 pp NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office above the foreign language section Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s).
New York: The Literary Guild of America, 1938. New edition, fully revised and reset. Octavo; New edition, fully revised and reset; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has edgewear, with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning, light shelfwear; Boards in red cloth, mild wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has small moisture stains to top edge, slight tanning to endpapers, light age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; xii, 669 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1970. Large Quarto; VG/VG-; black spine with white text; dust jacket shows very light wear to exterior; slight age toning to flaps; mylar wrap; cloth has clean exterior; text block has tight binding; light toning toward interior edges; profusely illustrated with photographs, engravings and drawings; pp 360; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1951. Octavo; G-/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning, smudging/shelfwear; Boards in green cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, toning to top edge, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges and endpapers, slight amount of occasional foxing within, mildly cracked front hinge, else clean and tight; ix, 587 pages.
New York, Evanston, San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1975. Octavo; VG-/G; off-white spines with black, blue and red text; 2 volumes; dust jackets have mild tone to exteriors; slight dings to edges; price clipped front flaps; cloths show light exterior wear; minor wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block edges have slight tone; deckled fore edges; pictorial endpapers; interiors clean; illustrated; pp 1056.
Boston: Dayton & Wentworth, 1853. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black embossed leather, tattering to spine tail, worn, exposed corners and edges, tears to front and rear hinges, shelfwear; Text block has marbled edges (well faded), has cracked hinges, significant foxing throughout, front and rear tipped in folded maps have tears, owner’s name stamped in gold on center of front cover and written in ink on title page verso; 464, 396 pages, illustrated (“numerous and diversified coloured illustrations, by eminent artists”).
Leicester, England: Magna Books, 1991. Large Quarto; pp 304; G/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; numerous illustrations; light blue endpapers; interior clean.
Paris: Le Prieur, 1822. Fifth Edition. Octavo, 3 vols.; G+; contemporary full calf bindings; spines with maroon labels and gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear and soiling; all corners bumped and shredded; scrapes to boards; all joints starting; small chips missing at crown and tail of vol. 1 spine; all edges with faded marbling; ribbon bookmarks in all vols.; previous owner's bookplate at front pastedown of each vol.; some foxing throughout all vols.; fold-out maps at back of vol. 3; all text in French; pages clean; shelved above Middle East--A-F.
Leiden: Brill, 2002 - 2010. Quartos, Fifteen Volumes; VG-; Full pictorial boards, with white lettering to spine; Boards show light bumping to heads/tails of spines, occasional light shelfwear to covers, some minor bumping to edges on several volumes, and a quarter-inch tear at the spine tail of Volume 15; Textblocks have minimal wear to the bottom edges of several volumes, and the bookplate of former owner appears on the front pastedown of Volume 1; Text arranged in numbered double-columns; Contents: Vol. I. "A - Ari" (lxi, 1158 columns) -- Vol. II. "Ark - Cas" (xviii, 1190 columns) (Note: Has moderate wear to back cover) -- Vol. III. "Cat - Cyp" (lviii, 1090 columns) -- Vol. IV. "Cyr - Epy" (xviii, 1202 columns) -- Vol. V. "Equ - Has" (xviii, 1182 columns) (Note: Shows significant bumping to bottom corner of back cover) -- Vol. VI "Hat - Jus" (xvi, 1232 columns) -- Vol. VII "K - Lyc" (lvi, 942 columns) -- Vol. VIII "Lyd - Mine" (lv, 942 columns) -- Vol. IX "Mini - Obe" (lvi, 942 columns) -- Vol. X. "Obl - Phe" ([lvi], 954 columns) -- Vol. XI "Phi - Prok" ([lvi], 952 columns) -- Vol. XII. "Prol - Sar" ([lvi], 1004 columns) -- Vol. XIII. "Sas - Syl" ([lvi], 988 columns) -- Vol. XIV. "Sym - Tub" ([lviii], 992 columns) -- Vol. XV. "Tuc - Zyt / Addenda" ([lviii], 1050 columns); MS Consignment.
New York: Peter Lang, 1988. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black wit orange and red print; DJ has edgewear, creasing to rear; Boards in blue cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to fore edge, else clean and tight; xx, 452 pages, illustrated (b&w & color plates).
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1922. First Edition. Octavo; pp 419; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; vol. 4: The Theories of the Relation of the Empire and the Papacy from the Tenth Century to the Twelth, this volume only; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; ex-library sticker to spine; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; tight binding; ex-libris plate to front pastedown; ex-library with markings inside; previous owner's name to ffep; errata slip tipped in at ffep; light sticker residue to rear endpaper and pastedown;.
Manassas: Trinity Communications, 1989. Octavo; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with red print; DJ has edgewear with tears at spine ends and flap corners, taped tear to rear top edge, shelfwear; Boards in red cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, slight warping, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 592 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 630; G+/G; black/blue spine with white text; odd volume; dust jacket has minor chips to edges; mild wear to exterior; cloth shows little shelf wear; sturdy boards; text block has lightly foxed exterior edges; interior clean; good binding;.
Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2009. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, pink with blue, yellow, red print; Cover has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Text block has damp stain/puckering to bottom of pages throughout second half of book, else clean and tight; US ISSN 0065-9746; xxvi, 168 pages, frontispiece (b&w port.).
Rio de Janeiro: Odebrecht, 1998. Oblong Quarto; VG-/VG-; dark green spines with ivory text; 4 volumes; dust jackets of vols. 1, 2 and 3 have modest wear to exteriors; cloths have slight wear to exterior; slight splaying to boards; text blocks clean; frontispieces; vol. 1, Colony, pp 257; vol. 2, United Kingdom and Empire, pp 235; vol. 3, Republic, pp 271; vol. 4 consists of clamshell box exterior; box exterior has mild rubbing with intact panels; interior consists portfolio wrapper with disbound pages of Maps, Sketches and Plans; clean pages; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: Libraire Plon. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark red with gilt & black text; Cloth has slightly sunned panels with light wear at edges and corners, and some minor rubbing on exterior; Text block has darkened slightly with slight cracking at front end papers along binding, otherwise clean and intact pages; deckled fore edge; pp 399. French text. Shelved in aisle 7.
Paris: Chez Didot, 1744. First Edition. 12mos., Four Volumes; G; Full calf, with dark brown leather spine labels and gilt lettering, spines banded with gilt tooling; Lacking Volumes V and VI; Boards show moderate plus wear to corners (boards exposed), significant cracking to leather along joints, moderate cracking to leather overall, and spine labels in varying degrees of wear; Textblocks have light plus shelfwear and occasional light soiling to red-dyed edges, and light plus age-toning to pages interiorly throughout; One map in Vol. I, and two maps and one plate in Vol. II, extend slightly beyond the textblock edge due to mis-folding, resulting in some minor chipping and age-toning; Ink emendations in an 18th-century hand appear on the verso of the ffeps of all four volumes; The ownership inscription of "Luis de Artaud" appears in ink on the sfep of all volumes, and the signature of former owner "Vivian Sorrelle" appears in pencil on the sfep of all volumes also; Lacking several maps (compared against description in Backer-Sommervogel): Vol. I - Three out of five fold-out maps intact // Vol. II - Two out of five maps intact // Vol. III - One out of two maps intact // Vol. IV - Complete (All five fold-out maps and one fold-out plate intact, in addition to all 43 botanical plates); CONTENTS: Vol. I (, , viii, 454 pages, ) -- Vol. II (, 501 pages, ) -- Vol. III (, 465 pages, ) -- Vol. IV (, 388 pages, ). Sabin 12136n; Faribault 132; Backer-Sommervogel 2:10178. RWO.
Paris: G. Baranger Fils, 1943. Octavos, Volume I: 642 pages, Volume II: 800 pages; Very Good- condition; Dark green quarter-bound leather spine with raised bands and gilded text and design, minor rubbing to head and foot of spine and rubbing to leather quarter edges, wear to leather, teal cloth boards with very minor wear to edges and corners, no damage to textblock edges save for some minor scratching to head of Volume I, binding tight; minor foxing to select pages, textblock interior unmarked; Shelved on endcap between aisles 9 and 10.
New York: Dorset Press, 1990. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-; 1/4 bound red/black spines with gilt text; reprinted; black slipcase with black tape mends to closed edges; slipcase exterior has only, slight incidental smudges; 4 volumes: volume 1, The Birth of Britain, pp 521, ISBN 088029423x; volume 2, The New World, pp 433, ISBN 0880294248; volume 3, The Age of Revolution, pp 402, ISBN 0880294256; volume 4, The Great Democracies, pp 403, ISBN 0880294264; no jackets; cloths have lightly rubbed and sunned spines; otherwise exteriors have little wear; tight bindings; strong boards; text blocks have mild toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Carlton: Melbourne University, 1968. Octavo; VG/VG; hardcover; faded red spines with black text; the 3 vols. are in uniform condition; dust jackets have moderate stains and minor tears and creases; boards are sturdy and clean; fore edges are minimally discolored, paste downs, free end papers and pages are moderately age-toned but clean; 421p. (Vol.1); 362p. (Vol.2); 491p. (Vol.3).
London: Dennis Dobson, 1949. First UK Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 130 pages; G+/G+; spine beige with red and black titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '7s 6d net', some foxing and shelfwear, top inch of spine partially detached; foxing to boards; moderate toning to text block; ink name to ffep; shelved philosophy.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1953. Octavo; G/Fair; black/gray pictorial spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket has noticeable chips to edges; rubbed joints; exterior has modest browning due to age; cloth has some sun fading to spine; slightly sunned edges; light wear to exterior; intact panels; text block exterior edges slight foxing; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated; slight underlining inside; pp 700.
New York: Viking, 2005. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; pp 575; black and white pictorial spine with copper, black and white text; dust jacket shows light wear to exterior; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; minor wear spine edges; strong boards; text block has light smudges to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean; tight binding; signed by author.