London: Henry Colburn, 1817. First Edition. Folio (12 5/8 x 11 inches) in brown and dark green marbled hardcovers with fine brown leather corners and spine; VG; spine embossed with five bands, gold gilt and letters; boards show moderate soiling and shelf wear, mostly rubbing to marbled area; corners slightly bumped and spine slightly worn; binding still strong; flaps and external edges in moire, in good condition; previous owner's signature penciled on ffep; title page slightly discolored; paper generally clean, with occasional pages heavily foxed; text clean, in fairly large print except for appendix; p. 139 detaching with tearing around edges; p. 329 has tiny tear on the external edge; pp. 368; content: two aquatint frontispiece, including portraits of the General Officers; three-page author's dedication to the Duke of Wellington; at the beginning, folded engraving of the Battle of Waterloo; folded Map of the Campaign; large folded Plan of the Battles (torn around the edge and repaired with scotch tape); at the end, 25 plates of aquatint engravings including the "Flight of Bonaparte from the Field of Waterloo accompanied by his guide"; all plates bright with no foxing; appendix contains 17 narratives (in French and English) of the military operations, including Napoleon's writings to the Soldiers and to the People of France.; consignment; Shelved in Case 4 Spine is brown leather with gilt text and decoration.
Amsterdam: Chez George Gallet, 1703. First Illustrated French Edition. folio, , 556 pages, ; VG; 3/4 bound with brown leather spine, black leather label with gilt lettering, marbled boards; newly repaired, with new spine, previous marbled boards preserved; rubbing and shelfwear to boards, edges worn; mild foxing throughout; half-title and engraved frontispiece; small pen writing in upper fore corner of title page; complete collation, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4; with 16 folding plates, 16 single plates, 39 black and white plates embedded within text, and 3 color plates embedded within text; plate 1 is folded in such a way that it slightly sticks out the fore edge, and as such the vertical crease is torn along the lower half; full title continues: et de quelques autres adjacentes ; dont les principales sont Chypre, Rhodes, Candie, Samos, Chio, Negrepont, Lemnos, Paros, Delos, Patmos, avec un grand nombre d'autres. Comprenant leurs noms, leur situation, leurs villes, leurs châteaux, l'histoire tant ancienne que moderne de leurs habitants ; leur gouvernement, les révolutions qui y sont arrivés, les plantes, animaux, &c. qui s'y trouvent.; shelved case 4.
Paris: Chez Rollin, Quillau, Desaint, 1726. First Edition. Quartos, 4 volumes; VG-; bound in full brown leather, paneled spines with gilt lettering to two compartments, uniform gilt tooling to the rest; marbled endpapers; general rubbing and scraping to boards, some wear to hinges, chipping to heads and tails of spines, corners; name written in ink on verso on ffeps; purple stamps of the Grand Consistory of Kentucky (Freemasons) on all title page, some other pages; wide margins, with no writing or marginalia in text; with 71 full page portraits, five folding maps, and one plan; Volume 1: 28 portraits, 3 folding maps; Volume 2: 20 portraits, 1 plan; Volume 3: 5 portraits, 2 folding maps; Volume 4: 18 portraits; text in French; shelved case 7.
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.
Glasgow: W. Sommerville, A. Fullarton, J. Blackie, & Co., 1815. First Edition. Octavo, 973pp.; VG; spine maroon with seven gilt bands and gilt lettering; spine shows some wear and cracks, as well as some weathering and rubbing at edges; board edges have some wear, especially at corners; rebound; all 6 portraits present, as indicated by the directions to the binder in rear, as well as all maps; minor foxing appropriate with age present, else text clean; red spotted marbling on text block; shelved case 7.
Gedruck zu Budiffin/durch Nicolaum Zipfern, 1615. first;. Slightly oblong octavo in green and ivory cloth with black gothic writing; Good+; embossed spine; right edge of front board slanted upwards; boards' corners ivory; boards and spine generally soiled from age but in good condition; binding strong; tiny French library sticker inside front cover; front hinge starting to loosen; parchemin type paper discolored but not heavily; green external edges dusty and sunned; first part of book (about 60 pages) in gothic writing with calligraphy; first title page partly written in red ink with 1615 date; other title pages interspersed with coat of arms; some titles pages in red ink; second part of book (136 pages) in regular handwriting in black ink; last part of book (no numbering) in regular handwriting with date of 1624; last pages left blank; this book is in GERMAN; shelved in room 12.
Lugd. Batav. Roterodami: Hackios, 1669. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary vellum, faded ink lettering to spines; some soiling to vellum; bookplate to front pastedown of each volume; each volume with an engraved title page, all dated 1669, title page of volume 1 says 1669, 2 and 3 state 1668; stain to bottom of text bloc of volume 1, does not impact any text; interiors clean; printer's mark with an eagle and the motto 'MOVENDO' on each title page; text in Latin with Greek references; shelved case 3.
Ruremundt: Iohan Hompes, 1620. First Edition. Quarto, , 399 pages; G-; bound in contemporary vellum, worn or broken ties to fore edge; rear cover replaced with early untreated calf-skin, some repair from similar time-frame; moderate soiling and wrinkling to vellum, repair patch to middle of front cover; spine bent inwards, causing the entire text block to extend; with half-title with ink writing on upper halfl ; lacking engraved title page; occasional marginalia; some wear to page edges; Text in Dutch; TL consignment Shelve in bookshelf near stairs on sales floor.
Paris: Francois Huby, 1613. First Edition. Thick 12mo in discolored vellum; G; substantial shelf wear on covers with large open tear on spine, binding still strong but loosening; engraving title page stained and brittle; paper wobbly with general offsetting and slight foxing; previous owner's ex-libris inscription on back page; pp. 850; text in French with no marks; scarce, early edition of this work; shelved in Case 3; GP consignment.
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.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1885. first edition; dedicated to His Majesty Leopold II, the King of the Belgians. Thick octavos in light green hardcovers with gold, black and red gilt; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear, and fraying on borders; dusty edges; good binding; title page of volume one detaching; paper and text clean; pp. 528 and 483; contains over 100 hundred illustrations and maps folded in pocket at the end; shelved in Case # 9; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: James Carpenter, 1844. First edition. Thick, large quarto in dark burgundy leather with six-band embossed spine and gold letters; VG; book slightly bowed due to shelving; moderate soiling or shelf wear; gilt edges; frontispiece page foxed; small penciled inscription on second frontispiece page; age-toned; text clean; contains 80 pages of memoir followed by extensive catalogue of etchings and papers by contemporaries of Van Dyck; shelved in Alcove # 1; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Congdon & Weed, Inc., 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 256 pages; VG/VG; spine pictorial with white and beige lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$16.95'; slight speckling to top edge of text block; SIGNED flat on title page as 'Bill Bryson'; extremely scarce signed; shelved case 9.
Vinegia: Presso Altobello Salicato, 1572. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 vellum with marbled paper boards, gilt block with lettering on spines; wear and rubbing to boards; Title page vignette (personification of Fortitude holding two columns in figurative frame; motto: Materiam superat opus); head- and tail-pieces; initials.; Translation of: Historiae sui temporis; "La selva di varia istoria di Carlo Passi ...", "Tavola nella quale si contengono i nomi antichi, et moderni ...", and "Sopplimento di Giralmo Ruscelli" all have special title pages; Includes index; text in Italian; shelved case 7.
Munich: Jos. Lindauer, 1856. First edition. Octavo in 3/4 marble and brown leather; VG/G; 5-band embossed spine with gold letters; moderate shelf wear on boards; strong binding; previous owner inscription on ffep; general foxing throughout, more pronounced on last pages; page 221 has a horizontal cut not detrimental to reading; a couple of pages slightly detached; this is vol. 1 of 5 volumes describing, in two parts, the stories of General Lieutenant Michailowski-Danilewski; contains 16 small folded maps at the end showing the movements of the French troops; in good condition; in Gothic print German; pp. 605; shelved in Cse # 1; MD consignment.
Warrington: T. Cadell, 1784. Third Edition. Quarto, 492 pagers,  index,  directions to bookbinder; VG-; newly repaired with 1/4 new black leather, previous marbled boards; paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering; front pastedown has a letter from a bookseller and a description of another copy of this book; with all 22 plates, most folding; some chipping to edges of pages, primarily towards beginning and end; rubbing and wear to boards, board edges; shelved case 10.
London: Humphrey Moseley, 1654. Quarto, , 190,  pages; VG; bound in full contemporary brown leather, rebacked with a later spine with gilt lettering and tooling; boards have moderate scarring, rubbing, and scuffing; engraved title as frontispiece and eleven full-page engraved plates; frontispiece with archival backing, slight trimming to the fore edge; some intermittent archival repair; with order to print in rear; translated from the French; shelved case 4.
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811. Sixth Edition. Octavos, 4 volumes; VG; all volumes bound in contemporary full mottled brown calf, gilt tooling to spines, red and brown labels with gilt titling and numbering; gilt roll to board edges; mild rubbing and wear to all volumes, including bumping and peeling to corners; some foxing to endpapers, interiors clean; , xxxvii, , 481; , 496; , 483; , 530; with engraved portrait frontispiece and the two required plates: the fold-out reproduction of Dr. Johnson’s handwriting in volume 1 and the famous Round Robin in volume 4; offsetting to title page of volume 1 from frontispiece; shelved above Judaism.
Warrington: T. Cadell, 1789. First Edition. Quarto, 259 pages,  index; VG; bound in full contemporary brown leather, rebacked with new spine, paneled brown leather with black label and gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; text block red; mild foxing to endpapers; with all 22 plates in excellent condition, plus Folding Table by Sir. S. T. Janssen in rear; directions to bookbinder in rear; shelved case 10.
Stockholm: Wahlström & Windstrand, 1913. First Edition. Quarto, 1117pp.; VG-; spine teal with gilt lettering, one vertical crack running down the center; 'OL12.8' written in white on bottom of spine and in pen on first page; cover fraying along all edges; all plates intact; minor shelfwear; text block clear; text clear; contact for priority and international shipping; shelved case 12.
Gravenhage, Amsterdam: Gebroeders van Cleef, 1833-1843. Ten volume edition. Nine of ten paperback octavo volumes (missing volume 3, part 2). Marbled spine and covers. Most volumes fair, particularly with wear and tears to the hinges, heads, and tails of the spines along the wrappers of the books. Several of the paper spines are very worn away, but nevertheless the signatures are generally not loose. Contains volume 1, both parts of volume 2, volume 3 part 1, both parts of volume 4, volume 5, and both parts of volume 6. Comprises a major study in Dutch maritime and international history. Text in Dutch. Shelved in aisle 10.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1916. First Edition. 12mo., vii, 186pp., 6pp ads; VG-; spine green cloth with faded gilt lettering; small stains to front board; rear board fore edge has some paper remnants attached; small waterstain on middle of fore edge from pages 117-end, water reaches text on page 147; no writing or underlining; presumed first printing, as copyright page has no further printings listed; Motte began her nursing career as a tuberculosis nurse in Baltimore and then served as an army nurse in Europe during World War I. The Backwash of War is based on the diary she kept during that time. Due to its graphic depictions and presumed unpatriotic attitude, it was suppressed in the United States, and not republished until 1934, although there was a British edition in 1919; shelved case 10.
Lugduni Batavorum: Elzeviriana [Elzevier], 1630. First Edition. 32mo, 245 pages; VG; bound in contemporary vellum, vellum clean and in excellent condition, title written at top of spine; engraved title page; binding tight, 2nd ffep torn out, pages clean and free from marking, rear paste down has come loose revealing several pieces of a music manuscript used in binding; shelved case 3.
Paris: Robert Laffont, 1969. first edition. Elephant folio in dark pink cloth with brown and pink DJ in dark pink casing; VG/VG; minimal soiling; slight fraying on DJ borders; ivory letters on spine; first front end page slightly creased; printed on parchment paper with deckle edges; contains essays on Marie de Medicis and on the Gallery in Luxembourg folllowed by tipped-in illustrations and triptych plates all in vivid colors; pp. 158; in French; shelved on Front Table; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: Nicolas Le Gras, 1687. Second edition. 10mo in brown leather with six-band embossed spine and gold gilt; condition: Good; some shelf wear on board, with fraying on corners and small bump on upper right; spine is frayed with tear on leather on upper right; front board loosening but not affecting binding; inscription in black ink on title page; paper faded, with occasional foxing at the beginning; edges dusty; vol. 1 contains 268 pages including l'Isle de Notre Dame; vol. 2 focuses on the Rue de l'Universite and Paris bridges; in French; shelved in Case # 4.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 228 pages; VG/VG; spine gray with red and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$19.95'; text block clean; Inscribed on the ffep by Václav Havel, with his characteristic heart next to his name; shelved case 5.
London: Tim. Goodwin, 1693. First edition. Small octavo in dark brown leather with embossed spine rebound; VG/VG; ex-libris plate inside front board; strong binding; frontispiece engraving; general fading and discoloration throughout with occasional foxing; text clean; pp. 298 followed by Memoirs of the Prince of Conde pp. 221; in good condition; shelved in Case # 4.
Amsterdam: Abraham Wolfgang, 1692. 24mo in contemporary vellum boards. light wear to edges of boards, some slight soiling, one centimeter of vellum along edge of back board is worn away, leather stripes at top and bottom of spine, top stripe reads "h." bottom stripe reads "N.3124" binding tight, previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down, pages crisp, minimal foxing, writing in pencil on ffep, else pages free from marking. 536 pp. This volume only, from a 25 volume set detailing European history from 1686 through 1693, This volume covers July through December, 1692. TEXT IN FRENCH SHELVED BEHIND ROCKVILLE FRONT DESK.
Lipsiae/Leipzig: Sumtibus et Typis Caroli Tauchnitii, 1848. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ; vellum spines with gilt text to black bars; gilt design to spines; 6 volumes; boards show slight soiling to exteriors, light wear to edges, sunned spines; text blocks have some toning to exterior edges, shadow toning endpapers; light staining to fore edges; interiors clean; Latin text.
Kensington: The Cayme Press, 1927. First Edition Thus; Limited to 450 Copies. Octavo; 223pp; brown cloth spine and marbled paper boards; top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed; moderate exterior wear and soiling; bumped and worn at crown and foot; owner bookplates [including Baron Marcus Rosenkrantz]; review affixed to front endpaper; very minor foxing; contents generally very good; reprinted from the edition of 1697; #48 of 450 with hand-colored illustrations by Alexina Ogilvie.
London: Henry Colburn, 1814. Octavos, 2 volumes; Poor; 3/4 bound in brown leather, marbled boards; paneled spines, one compartment with burgundy label, one with an ex-library sticker, label on volume 1 has been lost; severe wear and rubbing to boards and binding; gutter visible on ffep of volume 1, with front board and spine detached from text block, but attached to rear board at hinge, volume 2 nearly detached in a similar manner, but still held together; ex-library, with usual stamps, bookplates, and stickers; volume 2 lacking front endpapers, all pages after 486;.
Warszawa: Pax, 1957. First Edition. Folio; 319pp; full cloth hardcover in dustjacket; moderately worn and a bit age-soiled; two holes in dj near foot [about half an inch each]; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Housed in original shipping sleeve. Text in Polish. [Spine; white letters in small red panel on b/w photo background].
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 Christianity.
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.
London: David Nutt, 1901. Octavo; G; hardcover; bound in 1/4 cloth, maroon boards, gilt lettering; all volumes' boards slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on tail edges, soiling on spines, spines sun toned; all volumes' text blocks slightly age toned, pages uncut, foxing on edges especially fore edge, stamp on first page; volume 1 boards have closed tears on spine edges, bumping on rear fore edge; volume 2 text block has large closed tear on page 392; volume 3 boards have bumping on head edges, sticker on front paste down, closed tear on front end paper fore edge; volume 3 text block has folding on tail fore corner of page 1; volume 4 text block has folding on pages 45 through 47, small closed tear on fore edge of page 172, occasional soiling; volume 6 text block has foxing on half title and title pages; 6 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859. First Edition. Quarto, 400 pages; G+; bound in publisher's blind-stamped cloth, paneled spine with gilt lettering; chipping to head and tail of spine, spine cracking; some rubbing to boards; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; with 19 steel engravings with tissue guards; mild foxing to interior; shelved case 12.
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: John Murray, 1859. New Edition. Large Octavo, xxiv, 452 pages; VG; bound in full brown cloth, boards paneled with triple-ruled boarders; paneled spine with gilt lettering; mild wear and rubbing to boards; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; green ribbon; ex-library, bookplate to front pastedown, in a custom library binding with embossed seal of Brighton College in gilt to front and rear boards; profusely illustrated with full page plates and in-text illustrations; shelved case 9.
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.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1959. First Edition. Octavos, G+/G+; black DJs, red and white lettering: mild overall wear to covers, edgewear with occasional closed tears, mild age-toning visible to flaps (text legible), DJs protected by mylar; black faux-leather paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: mild wear to boards; mild bumping to heads, tails, and corners; moderate age-toning/mild wear to text-blocks; light age-toning mostly to margins of interiors, text somewhat affected yet clear and legible; interiors replete with black-and-white maps (including fold-outs) and other graphics, particularly within Vol. 2; VOL. 1 [1914-1939]; VOL. 2 [1939-1945]; frontispieces; shelved above Case 13.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1858. Early Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spines with back and burgundy labels in two compartments, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to compartments; mild wear; marbled text block, endpapers; bookplate to front pastedowns of Wilbur J. Carr.; interiors clean; shelved above Europe.
London: Robert Jennings, 1830. first edition. Small octavo in dark green hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; substantial soiling on boards; dusty edges; small bumps around corners; open front gutter; first pages detaching; last illustration loose; paper age-toned; text clean; pp. 278; shelved under front counter; GP consignment.
London: 1810. First edition. Quarto. Good with no dust jacket. Ex-library copy. Brown library binding spine with gold lettering. Shelf-wear to the spine near the tail band where the call number has been rubbed away. Several other minor shelf-wear scuffs to the boards. Library stamp and owner signature to the title page. Chip at the bottom margin of the frontispiece page, about one inch by a quarter inch near the fore-edge, does not affect the plate. Moderate foxing to a minority of the pages, particularly near the front and rear of the text pages. Discoloration, aging to edges of text block. Text of pages age-toned with the noted foxing, and occasional offsetting (as to rear end paper facing last text page) but generally free of marginalia or underlining. 492pp.
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854,1860. Mixed Editions. 10mo; G/no-DJ; 3/4 dark green and brown leather spines with gilt text and decorations to spines; 4 volumes: Historical Dramas, pp 516; Historical and Dramatic, pp 553; Early Drama and Romances, pp 493; History of the Thirty Year War, pp 519; marbled boards have some wear spines, some rubbing and fraying to boards, moderate wear to exteriors and edges; marbled text blocks have light wear to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns; off set to title page from frontispieces; light pencil to end papers; frontispieces with tissue guards; marbled endpapers; interiors clean.
New York & Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1897. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with gilt text & vertical filigree designs; 2 volumes; Panels are half-bound with leather spine & corners and cloth which have slightly sunned exterior; wear along edges ; text blocks have darkened on exterior edges; slight foxing on pages throughout; previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns; cracking along front hinges at bindings; pp 341 + 309; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: George P. Putnam, 1850. First edition. 12mo; pp 176; G-; green spine with gilt text; Title: The Hungarian Revolution, outlines of the prominent circumstances attending the Hungarian Struggle for Freedom: Together with brief biographical sketches of the leading statesmen and generals who took part in it; covers have heavy soiling toward fore edges; sun fading to exterior, some wear and fraying to edges, as is; text block shows darkening to exterior edges, cracking to hnges, foxing to pages toward front and rear of text; inscribed by author;.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1980. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; dark green spines with gilt text; 4 volumes; cloths have minor wear to exteriors; light bumping to fore corners; strong boards; text blocks have light toning to exterior edges; red endpapers; maps in pouches to pastedowns; interior pages lightly toned; shelve above American History.