London: printed [by William Stansby] for Walter Burre [and are to be sold at his shop in Paules Church-yard at the signe of the Crane], 1614. First Edition. Folio; G+; bound in early diced brown calf, newly rebacked with new spine and corners, paneled with gilt lettering; housed in a custom brown buckram covered clamshell; With the Poem and the engraved title page. Both have been trimmed and inlaid, possibly having been married to this copy from another.; With 5 folding maps, Lacking 3 maps: the Arabian Desert (pages 414/415), Troy (452/453), and Troy (454/455). Maps trimmed incredibly close, with map of the Middle East impacted just slightly.; Lacking blank leaf 3K4 and terminal blank 7C6; 4G3r has the woodcut initial hand-colored, with the color bleeding over to the facing page; with the Errata leaf at the end; Printer’s name and bookseller’s address from colophon.; "The first part of the historie of the vvorld .. The third booke" (caption title) begins new pagination on 4A1r.; LD consignment; shelved case 4.
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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.
Paris: Chez Desaint, David, Durand, 1757. Second Edition. Octavos, 6 volumes; VG; bound in full brown leather, spines paneled with gilt tooling, two compartments with gilt text; double rule with roll to boards; some shelfwear and rubbing; marbled endpapers; text block red; with 4 maps and 3 plans, volume 1 with folding map #1, volume 2 with folding plan #2, volume 3 with folding map #3, volume 4 with folding map #4, volume 5 with no plates, volume 6 with folding map 5, folding map #6, and folding plan #7, all in excellent condition; slight age-toning to pages; shelved case 9.
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.
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: 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.
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.
Philadelphia: Johnson & Warner, 1809. First edition. octavos in dark brown leather; six-band spine with gold gilt; condition: Good; boards show moderate shelf wear; corners slightly bumped and frayed; binding strong; inscriptions on end pages of vol. 1; paper heavily foxed and stained with offsetting on most pages, but not detrimental to text; text in tight print; pp. 556 and 496; contains folded maps of all areas described; please contact us for shipping costs; SH consignment; shelved in 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; shelved case 3.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First Edition. 8vo., 158 pp., VG/VG; green DJ with black lettering; mild wear to DJ: mild rubbing to spine (lettering clear and legible), slight superficial material loss to head, tail, and hinges of spine; mild age-toning to covers mostly to back cover (lettering clear and legible), some small closed tears to edges; price uncut "$4.95" to front flap, crossed out in pencil, white sticker to the left with a revised price of "$1.00," DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, green lettering to gray cloth spine, blue paper boards; mild wear to boards: fading to edges; faded green top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; frontispiece, black-and-white glossy photograph of Meir; pub. 1962, no mention of further printings; shelved Case 5.
Paris: Firmin Didot, 1859. Octavo, 2 volumes; G; 1/4 bound in black leather and marbled boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; top edge of text block gilt, marbled endpapers; some rubbing and wear to boards; volume 2 rebacked with spine preserved; Age-toning to fly leaves and faintly to margins of text; Text is in French and Italian; shelved case 7.
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.
Paris, France: Société de l'Histoire des Colonies Françaises; Librairie Larose, 1958. New Edition. Tall octavos, 3 rebound volumes, VG-; quarter-bound, navy blue leather spines, red and blue marbled paper boards, gilt lettering to spines: gilt lettering somewhat rubbed yet clear and legible, "Française" in title misspelled "Fraçaise" to spines of all volumes; mild overall wear to boards, bumping with material loss to corners, rubbing with slight material loss to edges of boards; mild wear to age-toned text-blocks; light age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; fold-out gloss maps to rear of all volumes; corners bumped with material loss to Volumes 2 more so than other volumes, mild creasing to bottom corners of pages 1093-1106 visible to text-block, paste-downs unaffixed to boards, cardboard and sewn binding visible, Volume 2 only, markings in blue pen to cardboard (front and back boards), recto of unaffixed front paste-down, and verso of unaffixed back paste-down; text in French; shelved above Holocaust Studies.
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: 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.
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 7.
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.
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.
London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1907, 1909, 1910. na. 8vos in maroon cloth w/ gilt text on spine. VG. Head & tail of spine lightly bumped & lightly rubbed, as are board corners (all volumes). Ex-libris bookplate on front pastedowns(all volumes), but no other ex-libris markings, save small number in ink on ffeps. All maps present. Contents age toned, but still bright & clean. Spines strong.
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.
Ienae: Sumtu Io. Felicis Bielkii, 1718/1720. Various Editions. thick 12mo.; VG; bound in vellum, somewhat soiled, with faint lettering on head of spine; all three volumes have separate title pages and pagination is not continuous; collation: 242pp.,  index, , 275pp.,  index, , 569pp.; Title page of Historia Universalis has some minor damage to the top of the age, including to the words 'Christophori Cellarii'; last three pages in the book have some small bookworm damage to the upper fore corner, does impact text; front and rear pastedowns has some ink writing on it; the first and third parts state sixth edition as well as being published in 1720; the second part has no statement about edition and was published in 1718; Cellarius' 'Universal History Divided into an Ancient, Medieval, and New Period' helped to popularize the distinction between the three divisions of history; text in LATIN EB/ND.
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].
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].
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.
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.
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.
London: William Pickering, 1848/1852. First Edition. Octavo, 264/300; VG-/VG-; bound in full green cloth; spines have black lettering on brown labels; bindings of both volumes have minor wear at the top and bottom of the spines, have bumping on the fore edge corners, spine labels have moderate wear and fading; volume 2 has a small blotch of white paint on the spine, has rubbing marks on the back cover; pages of both volumes have faded dark coloring along the top edge of the text block, have occasional creasing, age toning and minor detachment; volume 2 has detachment near the ffep; volume 1 has a mark from a previously attached page on the title page; both volumes have bookplates on the inner front cover; shelved case 1.
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.
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.
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].
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1964. first edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light peach spine with gilt text on a black bar; 2 volumes; Slipcase has moderate shelf wear on exterior with minor wear at spine corners; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with clean exteriors and strong, sturdy panels; Text blocks is slightly age toned on exterior edges with tight binding and otherwise unmarked pages; pp 1518. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
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;.
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 Erdo?an. Shelve: HISTORY - TURKEY Spine is beige with dark green text.
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.