Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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Basilaea: Froben, 1549. 4to., 518pp.; VG; spine brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; later brown leather boards with double-ruled borders, recent professional rebacking with new spine; general wear to boards; bookplate on front pastedown, partially torn off; small two line ink inscription on title page, dated 1589; printer's device on title page; verso of final leaf; complete collation: AA⁴, a-z⁶, A-T⁶, V⁸, A-B⁸, BB-CC⁶ DD⁸ (DD⁸, V⁸ blank); NM consignment; shelved case 3.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
London: Richard Bently, 1845-1864. First Thus. Octavos; VG/No Jacket; Brown spines with gilt lettering; Bound in 3/4 morocco, five bands on spine; top edges gilt; All volumes have light wear along the edges, some corners bumped; Text blocks are toned, but clean; A fine-looking set; NOTE: Set is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping; GP consignment; SHELVED above regional US history.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1819. Second Edition. Quarto, xvi, 420,  pages; VG; bound in contemporary straight-grain morocco, gilt and blind border rolls, rebacked with majority of spine preserved, missing part of head of spine; some rubbing to boards, primarily corners; bookplate to front and rear pastedown; illustrated with 10 black and white lithograph plates, 7 hand colored aquatint plates (including frontispiece), 4 maps (of which 3 are folding); with errata leaf in rear; VG consignment; shelved case 9.
Boston; New York: Houghton Mifflin Company; Harper & Brothers, 1880-1904. Various Editions. Octavos, 28 volumes; VG; all volumes matching 3/4 bound in brown leather, spine with 6 compartments, two with gilt lettering and a single rule border, the others with a double ruled border; marbled boards, endpapers; top edges gilt;name of F. A. Delano on spine tail in gilt on all volumes; Frederic Adrian Delano II was a member of the Delano family as a son of Warren Delano Jr. and Catherine Robbins Lyman, brother of Sara Ann Delano, and uncle of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Among other accomplishments, he was the chairman of the influential National Capital Park and Planning Commission and helped approve and oversee the building of the Pentagon.; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above WWII.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1992. Octavos, 11 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine brown leather with bright gilt spines, black and red labels with gilt titling, and gilt decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; shelved above Easton Press.
London: Printed for William Johnston, 1754. Third Edition. 8vo., 640pp.,  index; VG-; spine paneled brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards, including scuffing, scratches, slight bowing; corners and board edges peeling; all 23 plates present, some staining from the color onto other parts of plates or facing pages; mild age-toning; GB; shelved case 9.
Amsterdam: J. F. Bernard, 1725. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full mottled calf, paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; some wear to spines, including chipping to heads and tails, rubbing, scuffing, and mild flaking over majority; text blocks red; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedowns; interiors clean; text in French; shelved case 4.
London: H. D. Symonds, 1807. First Edition. 8vo., 576 pages; VG-; rebound in brown cloth boards, brown leather spine with black label, gilt lettering; pages worn, with scattered sparse pencil marks in margins; with two color plates in excellent condition, two folding maps, both with some tears and wear; b/w frontispiece; shelved case 9.
Lugd.[uni] Batavorum: Apud Franciscum Hackium, 1651. Octavo, , 855 pages,  index; VG; bound in contemporary vellum, faded ink lettering to psine; mild soiling to vellum; engraved title page by R. A. Persyn; bookplate on verso of title page of Erskine of Dun; two lines of ink writing to sfep;.
Geneva, Switzerland: The Bibliophiles Library, 1983. Special Editon. 14 Volumes; Bound in crimson leather wit gilt accents and signature on front covers in gilt; All volumes VG; All edges gilt; Sewn in silk bookmark; Some minor scuffing to the edges, light scratches to gilt; Many volumes appear unread. Shelved above.
London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1956. First Edition. Set of four octavos in burgundy hardcovers with beige and brown DJs in brodart; VG/VG; vol. 1 front cover has a minor crease; good binding; DJs clean; all in good condition; vol. 1 The Birth of Britain; vol. 2 The New World; vol. 3 The Age of Revolution; vol. 4 The Great Democracies; shelved in Case 5; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: E. Dentu, 1890. first edition. Thick folios in grey hardcovers with brown gilt and gold letters; VG; boards have moderate soiling; volume one corners slightly bumped; edges dusty; paper clean; text clean; in French; foxing on a few pages; app. 600 pages each volume; shelved above French section; please contact us for shipping costs.
Leiden, Netherlands: E.J. Brill. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG-/G; white spines with black text; 9 volumes; editions published 1964-1987; dust jackets have slight sunning to exteriors, mostly to spines; light bending to some edges; small chip to front tail edge of vol. 4; small chip to rear tail edge of vol. 5; tiny chip to head fore corner of vol. 8; some slight soiling to exteriors; cloths show slight sunning to spines; clean boards; strong boards; text blocks show light shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; ex-library with stamps to pastedowns; small brown stain to page 1 of vol. 1; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1986. Second Impression. Octavo; pp 520; VG/VG; ivory spine with green and black text; inside cardboard box; this volumes only; full title: History of the Second World War: The Mediterranean and Middle East, Volume VI: Victory in the Mediterranean, Part I: 1st April to 4th June 1944; dust jacket show only light sunning to exterior; cloth has some very light wear to exterior; lightly bumped tail fore corners; mylar wraps; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; illustrated with maps and charts.
Florence: V. Batelli, 1831. Third Edition. Third Edition. Set of three oblong quartos in 1/2 beige marble hardcovers with brown leather spine; VG- condition; gold gilt on spine; general fraying and soiling on boards; binding strong; previous owner's inscription on ffep; edges dusty; paper generally foxed, with discoloration on first pages; text clean in tight print; in Italian; includes full page and folded maps; many vignette portraits and other illustrations, and 39 articles on countries and States; Please see photos for details IR consignment. [Oversized books. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Associated Authors, 1955. First American Edition. Octavo, 248 pages; VG/VG; spine grey with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; small amount of chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; foxing and age-toning to interior of dust jacket; INSCRIBED on half-title by Gerda Lerner to Professor Evelyn Beck; very scarce in any condition; shelved case 6.
New York: Macmillan, 1934. "Cheap Edition" 12 Octavos; G+ to VG; No jackets; Green spines with gilt lettering; All volumes have general edge wear, some bumped corners; Volume 13 has sticker residue on the spine; Most spines are faded/toned but lettering is legible on all; Cloth slightly fraying at the spine edges of a few volumes; Interiors toned but free of marking.
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).
London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1970-1976. First Edition. Large octavos, 5 volumes, VG-/G+; beige DJs, black and red lettering: moderate overall wear to DJs, mild water staining to spines (lettering unaffected), mild creasing to covers, occasional closed tears to edges, dates in black marker and ex-library stamps to bottom corners of front covers, "£3 12s. 6d. [£3・62½] net" to front flaps, DJs protected by mylar; vertical line of off-white dots to front cover of Volume 5 only, lettering unaffected; brown cloth boards, black title block and gilt lettering to spines: mild overall wear to boards; mild bumping to head, tail, and corners; ex-library labels to front paste-down; ex-library labels and stamps to ffeps; notations in pencil to ffep of Volume 1 only; light age-toning/mild wear to text-blocks; interiors clean; errata slips included in Volumes 3 and 5 only; shelved above Cookbooks.
Staplehurst, Kent: Spelmont, 1999. Quarto; VG/VG- with plastic cover; Maroon and grey spine with white text; DJ has some shelf wear and minor chipping on lower edges; price has been clipped from lower inside front; Edges and text block are clean; Signed and inscribed by the author, this is No 47 of a very limited edition of 300 privately published by the author for friends and colleagues. This autobiography covers his nearly 40 years in the Army from commisioning in the late 1940s to his retirement as General Officer Commanding Wales. He served many years in Scottish Battalion of The Parachute Regiment ; he was the last comanderof the Sultan's Armed Forces before Oman indepedence.
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; shelved case 9.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
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.
Amsterdam: SOCIETE D'EDITION, 1925. Limited Edition. Hardcover large quarto in Good + condition. B&W photographs, maps, and illustrations throughout. Some fading to periphery of blue endpapers. No markings to text and pages are clean. Crack to front hinge between front endpaper and half title, binding shakes and signatures loosening but remains intact. No dust jacket. Edges of text block are rough cut. Moderate shelf wear and bumping, particularly to corners. Booksellers stamp on upper left of front cover. 562 pp. Spine is sunned from navy blue to brown. Weighs 6 lbs., additional shipping costs may apply. TEXT IN FRENCH. -Shelve Front Table [Spine is blue/brown with gilt text].
Germany: Reite Fortgefesste, 1742. New Edition. Thick 12mo in brown hardcovers; VG; substantial shelf wear on boards, specially spine, with upper open tears; good binding; frontispiece engraving; title page and text clean throughout; contains nine books divided by world regions with register at the end; German in Gothic letters; shelved in Case # 6; YR consignment.
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.
Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1966. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Covers have slight rubbing and wear on exterior and along edges with some creasing along spine with light toning toward edges, otherwise panels are sturdy and intact; Text block has slight wear on exterior edges due to age and handling, and slight cracking at binding and rear hinge, however has clean text pages and tight binding; pp 664. French text.
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1814. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in contemporary polished calf by J. Larkins with their stamp, marbled boards and endpapers, spines paneled with red and green labels with titling, other panels gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards; folding frontispiece to volume 1; with engravings; shelved above US Regional.
New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 570 pages; VG/G; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95'; some rubbing and wear to jacket, including chipping to head and of spine, corners, edges, wear to hinges; Inscribed to ffep by Dan Kurzman to Chalmers Roberts; shelved case 1.
Boston: Jenks, Hickling, and Swan, 1852. Revised edition. Octavo; Fair-; Hardcover; Spine, black with gold print; Boards half bound with black leather to spine and corners and marbled paper to boards, mild wear to spine caps, hinges, and corners, wear to edges, shelfwear/surface tears to paper; Text block has marbled edges (mostly faded), book plate on front pastedown, missing title page and final page, name in ink with pencil scrawls and stains on front endpaper, stains and foxing throughout, some pages with small tears to edges, p. 49 has bottom corner with text torn away; Supplied assumed title and publisher information from Library of Congress record 02005980; 206 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color maps).
New York: Monthly Review Press, 1952. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Red and black spine with red and cream text/title; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge; boards are strong and clean; foxing and age-toning on front pastedown, front free end page, back free end page, and back pastedown; binding is strong; deckled fore-edge with foxing; textblock is clean. Pp. 364.
London: John Murray, 1881. Octavo in green boards, Good/No DJ: minor shelfwear, some bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, some superficial scratching to exterior of boards, spine cocked, front and rear hinges have splits starting; gutter cracked at pages 32-33, 48-49, 128-129, 144-145; previous bookseller's sticker affixed to front paste-down, gift inscription in pencil on printer's blank, previous owner's name and date written in ink on half-title page, some foxing and age-toning. Includes folding map at rear to illustrate the Treaties of San Stefano and Berlin: some abrading at edges, map is foxed, but no loss to map itself. Text clean. [Spine has green background and gilt text.] eb/nd shelved case 9.
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.
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.
London: John W. Parker, 1834. First Edition. Small octavo; viii;376pp;(4pp ads)/383pp;(8pp ads) ; VG/none; full contemporary green cloth. Bindings bit soiled and edge-worn, corners turned, few ink swipe-marks on spines, owner names paste-downs and end-papers, contents very good throughout. [Spine; gold letters on faded green cloth]. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Philadelphia/New York: James M. Campbell/Robert Carter and Brothers, 1845-1853. Later American Edition. Small octavo; 5 volumes uniformly bound in brown cloth spines and boards with paper title labels; fifth volume publisher differs; spine ends and corners worn and chipped; title labels rubbed and worn (illegible); scattered foxing; text blocks toned; engraved titles volumes 1-4; reading copy set. [Spines; worn paper labels on brown cloth].
Munich, Germany: Drei Masken Verlag, 1925. First Edition. Octavo hardcover in Good condition only. TEXT IN GERMAN. Ex-libris, previous owner's bookplate and name on front endpapers. Heavy foxing to edges of text block, and moderate foxing to endpapers and periphery of pages. Binding shakes but holds together. Moderate shelf wear & bumping. General soiling to cover. Bowing to front and rear boards. B&W photographic illustrations. All else is good. - [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 512 pages, VG/VG; white and blue pictorial DJ, red lettering: very mild wear to covers, "U.S. $27.50 / Can. $37.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, navy blue faux-leather paper spine, lighter blue matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, light age-toning/wear to text-block, interior clean, with several black-and-white photographic plates; INSCRIBED by Ambrose to first blank page; shelved Window or WWII.
Berlin, Germany: Propyläen, 1957. Second ed. VG Short stout 4tos in red cloth, titles in gilt on black spine panels. Spines sunned. Occasional water-stains on boards. Foxing to textblocks. Pages clean, flat and white, no foxing. no notes or underlining. Prev. owner's BP or glue res. on ffep's. 600+ pgs. in each volume. Text in German. Shelved above Italian Language.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 427 pages, VG/G+; black DJ, white and golden yellow lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, closed tears to edges of covers, light scratching mostly to back cover; non-archival tape to head, tail, corners, and fore-edge to back cover to interior of DJ; DJ protected by mylar; black faux-cloth paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: very mild wear to text-block, mild age-toning to top, light age-toning to fore-edge, bottom clean; interior clean; shelved china.
Turkey: Ministry of Culture and Tourism, 2007. Quarto, 207pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in slipcase in VG/VG condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean with minimal edge-wear. Dark blue cloth-bound slipcase is in VG condition. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Inscribed on the front free end page by Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan. Shelve: HISTORY - TURKEY Spine is beige with dark green text.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1967, 1969, 1970. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Black & red spine with gilt text; Slipcase has moderate shelf wear with scratches and rubbing on exterior but still intact; 4 Volumes - 1 -The Birth of Britain, 2 -The New World, 3 -The Age of Revolution and 4 -The Great Democracies; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with wear on exteriors such as: vol. 1 bumped head fore corner with light stains on front & rear, vol. 2 & 3 also have slight stain on front & rear, and vol. 4 has tear at spine head edge, but all are intact with strong panels; Text blocks show lightly age toned exterior edges with otherwise unmarked pages with tight binding; deckled fore edges and previous owner's name on ffep of v. 1; pp 1759. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Viking, 2005. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with brown and white print; DJ is clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, slight wear to spine tail but clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xi, 575 pages, illustrated (maps, b&w plates).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898. First Edition. 10mo; pp 331; G+/no-DJ; burgundy pictorial spine with gilt text; white and gilt drawing to front; gilt and white titles to front; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges and corners; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; ex-library markings inside; previous owner's name to ffep; clean text pages; illustrated; good binding;.
Pittsburgh: Boxwood Press, 1960. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, light wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, slight age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; xlvi, 373 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w tables, graphs, charts, some folded).
London, Englandd: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864. First. Quarto; Fair/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Boards strong, marginally clean with considerable shelfwear and edgewear, corners bumped, rubbing at corners, boards edgeworn, extensive chipping at both ends of spine, signatures exposed at top end of spine, backstrip exposed at tail of spine, horizontal crack 1/4 of the way down the spine - extends across the width of the spine, spine darkened by age, material dry and "crunchy" to the touch, edgewear along edges of spine - partial separation from front and back boards near both ends of spine, spotting on front and back covers; Textblock darkened by age otherwise generally clean with light underlining and marginalia on a handful of pages, light-to-medium foxing persists throughout text, inscription to a previous owner on reverse of front free-end paper, names of other previous owners inscribed on reverse side of first plate, hinges cracked, signatures loose - at least one partially detached, pages stiff, some difficult to turn, dedication page has a long narrow stain that runs the length of the page, all edges show signs of wear; pp 374. "As-Is"