Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. Mixed. 8vo; VG/VG; hardcover; red, yellow and green spines with black texts; the 6 vols. are in uniform condition; Vols.1-3 & 5 are 1st editions, vols. 4 & 6 are Canadian 1st editions; dust jackets have moderate tears and smudges; boards have limited stains and bumping to the corners; paste downs and end papers are considerably tanned, fore edges are stained and slightly frayed; vol. 2 has a book plate to the front paste down; text blocks have stains to the edges otherwise pages are clean; 784p. (Vol.1); 751p. (Vol.2); 903p.(Vol.3); 1000p. (Vol.4); 749p. (Vol.5); 800p.(Vol.6).
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London, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1948. First Australian Edition. Octavo; G/Fair; pp 640; sunned beige spine with navy text; odd volume; dust jacket has sun darkened exterior; some chips to edges; cloth shows slight sunfading to exterior; sturdy boards; slightly rubbed corners; text block has age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; patterned endpapers; illustrated.
London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1950. First U.K. Edition. Octavo; pp 818; G/G-; tan spine with green and red text; odd volume; dust jacket has small chips to edges; moderate sunning to spine; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; some mild smudges to exteriors; strong boards; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interior has light foxing to first and last few pages.
London: Cassell & Co., 1951. Octavo; G-/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with blue print; DJ in mylar, top portion of spine torn away, large tears down the spine, front torn away from spine (taped), faded spine; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has red-tinted top edge, stained, spine break at page 916, spotting to rear endpapers; xviii, 917 pages, illustrated (maps and diagrams, some folded).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950. 8vo; VG-VG-; hardcover; black and cream spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate marks, tears and scratches; with the exception of minor stains, boards are clean and sturdy; edges of the volume are moderately tanned but text block is legible; 903p. ( Odd vol.-vol. 3 only).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, Inc., 1949. 1st Edition. 8vo; VG/VG-; hardcover; pink and black spine with black cream and black text; dust jacket has clear, mylar protecting covering; and also has severe smudges; boards have minor rubbing to the spine and slight bumping to the tip; text block is moderately shelf worn with discoloration to the edges and severe stain to pp.700-701 otherwise pages are legible; 751p.(odd vol-vol.2 only).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. 1st US Edition. 8vo; VG/VG-; hardcover; light brown and brown spine and black text; dust jacket has strong tears; boards have severe white stains; paste downs, free end papers are extremely tanned, edges are stained and pages are slightly discolored but clean; 784p.(Odd vol.-vol.1 only)).
London: Folio Society, 2000. Reprinted. Octavo; VG; brown spines with gilt text; no jackets; volumes 4,5,6 only; brown slipcase; slipcase has split start to rear head and tail edges; mild wear to exterior; vol. 4, The Hinge of Fate, pp ; vol. 5, Closing the Ring, pp 623; vol. 6, Triumph and Tragedy, pp 658; cloths have mild wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks clean; frontispieces; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London, Toronto, Melbourne: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1949. First UK Edition. Small Octavo; pp 683; G/G-; dark goldish beige pictorial spine with purple text; odd volume; dust jacket has minor chips to edges; slight smudges to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated; light foxing to few pages; tight binding;.
London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 1939. First Edition. Octavo; pp 365; Good-; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has sunned spine; moderate rubbing wear with light white smudges to exterior; lightly curved boards; some wear to edges and corners; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated; map to rear endpaper; good binding;.