Oxford: Phaidon Press Limited, 1985. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 192; G/G-; peach spine with black text; full title: The Good and Simple Life: Artist Colonies in Europe and America; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; sticker residue to front, with small hole; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; light foxing to firs few pages; some foxing to pp 192 and facing endpaper; profusely illustrated; interior clean; arts - History.
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London: MacMillan, 1970. First Edition. First American Edition; Octavo; VG- Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Off White spine with Blue and Black text; Dustjacket has open tear along head edge of front cover near spine, closed tear along tail edge of front cover near spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear, faint stains on rear cover, faint blue marks on rear cover, color of boards rubbed on to interior of dust jacket, browning along interior flaps; Boards strong, rubbing to corners, bleeding of color on both covers towards fore edge; Textblock has faint stains along fore edge and tail edge, stain on page 144, otherwise clean; 446 pp.
Ipswich, UK: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 1281/2000. Oblong Quarto; pp 174; Good; mustard yellow spine with gilt; yellow slipcase has light soiling to exterior; intact panels; no jacket; cloth has glassine wraps; minor chips to wrap edges; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; interior clean; signed and numbered, no. 1281; signed by John Griffiths;.
London: William Hodge & Company, Limited, 1950. Second Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 298 pp.; VG/G+; light brown spine with black and red lettering, slight cocking to spine, bumping and chipping on the head and tail of spine as well as corners; dust jacket protected with mylar, price cut, mild shelfwear; red cloth-covered spine and boards; stated Second Edition on cover and "New Edition" on copyright page; yellowing on all edges of text block, small scratch on fore-edge of text block, interior clean, slight age toning throughout, pp. 265-268 uncut; shelved law.
London: Richard Bentley, 1848. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Greenish-brown spine with gold text; 2 Volumes; Ex-library with stamps, embossing, slight writing & pouches on pastedowns, end papers & title pages; Boards have heavily sunned spines with moderately rubbed corners & edges, lightly rubbed & scratched exteriors, otherwise panels are sturdy & intact; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with previous owner's book plate on front pastedown and otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 832. eb/nd.
New York, Chicago and San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 466; G/G-; blue pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; light rubbing to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated.
Chicago; London: Stone and Kimball; Methuen & Company, 1896. 10mo; G+/no-DJ; light brown spines with gilt text; 3 volumes; cloth has gilt borders, text and design to front boards; boards have slight rubbing to edges; light bumped corners; browning to spines; text blocks show browning to exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard to volume 1; deckled edges; slight toning to interiors; slight cracking to gutters.
London: Robert Jennings, 1816. First edition. Small octavo in 3/4 red marble with brown calf; VG; 7-band embossed spine with gold gilt; minimal soiling on boards; ex-libris bookplate inside front cover; slightly open gutter; front end pages and title page foxed; two facsimile of Dr. Johnson's handwriting in ink pen inscription; Index to first book foxed; text clean; pp. 370; shelved in Case # 3; GP consignment.
London: John Murray, 1854. First edition. Set of three green octavos with gold gilt and black letters in vinyl covers; VG; moderate soiling; ex-libris plate inside front cover; edges dusty and paper slightly faded; text clean; vol. 1 1618-1700; vol. 2 1667-1743; vol. 3 1688-1771; shelved above Nature.
London: Conway, 2003. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with red print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the half-title page; x, 310 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color). BL consignment.
London, Great Britain: Frank Cass & Co. Ltd., 1962. Reprint. small 8vo. VG/VG-. pale ice blue DJ spine with tiny black text close to head and tail of spine. spine has concentrated wear, closed tears and cuts, fraying to the ends and along upper edge. price-clipped front inner flap. denim blue clothbound HB, tiny gilt-stamped titling with pushed in and worn ends, a tad to panel corners. off white fep/ffep, between light ivory textblock, unblemished. thin, clear outer edges. 122 pp.
West Yorkshire: EP Publishing, 1978. Small Octavo: VG/VG: Brown spine with tan text: DJ is clean with light general shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges: Textblock has light dust staining to head edge, otherwise clean and pages unmarked: 1978 reprint of the 1927 first printing: 123 pp.
London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1870. First Edition. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; sunned burgundy spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 427; vol. 2, pp 499; original publisher's cloths have noticeable chipping to spines, mostly at rear joints; rubbing to corners; embossed borders to panels; staining to fronts toward head edges; rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text blocks show sun darkened exterior edges; previous bookshop's label to front pastedown; bookplates of former owner to front pastedown; interiors lightly toned; deckled fore edges; some uncut pages; former bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown, vol. 1; bookbinder's tape to rear gutter, vol. 2; frontispieces with tissue guards; light pencil; illustrated;.
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1964. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with silver print; Boards in green cloth with silver print, smudge on spine, slight spotting on rear, mild wear to outside corners and spine caps; Textblock has green tinted top edge, slight spotting to edges, pencil inscription on front endpapers, and slight pencil notation on rear endpapers, clean text; 193 pages, frontispiece.
Sussex, England; Atlantic Highlands, NJ: The Harvester Press Limited; Humanities Press Inc., 1980. First edition. Octavo; pp 234; VG/VG-; blue spine with teal blue text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges, light sunning to exterior; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Nenston, England: The Scholar Press Limited, 1967. Reproduction. Thin octavo. Good with no DJ. Tan spine with gold lettering. Ex-library copy. Library markings to front cover, front and rear pastedowns. Age-toning to rear cover. Book block edges slightly foxed. Text pages very good with many reproduced black and white plates.
London: John Stockdale, 1811. Later edition. Thick quarto in 3/4 brown marble and leather with six-band embossed spine; VG; gold letters on spine; some rubbing on boards and tiny bumps on corners from shelving; open gutter in front; marbled end pages; frontispiece portrait; paper age-toned and clean; text clean in very tight print; includes a biography; pp. 721; shelved in Alcove # 1; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
New York: Murphy Y McCarthy, Publishers, 1902. Small quarto; pp 281; Fair/no-DJ; burgundy spine with black text; gilt illustration to front; full title: Atlas and Cyclopedia of Ireland: Part I, A Comprehensive Delineation of the Thirty-Two Counties; Part II, The General History; cloth has rubbed exterior; heavy wear to edges; slight darkening to spine; marbled text block shows moderate wear; some discoloration to exterior edges; patterned endpapers show age toned edges; small chip to ffep; interior slightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Harrison, 1802. First. Set of two small octavos in burgundy leather and multicolor cloth; VG/no DJ; leather spines have small dents, with small open tear on volume I; boards are strong with general wear along the edges and tiny bumps on two corners for volume II; front hinge of volume I half detaching; moderate foxing on ffeps; general yellowing from age; text clear; a few pages on volume II have dog ears; pp. 316 and 466; this is a rare set. eb/nd.
London: William Hodge and Company, Limited, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; pp 248; G/Fair; beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; some chips to edges; small price sticker to front flaps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; slight rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block has light foxing foxing to edges; light shadow toning to endpapers; interior clean; illustrated;.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1996. 8vo., 602pp; VG-; bound in fine maroon genuine leather with bright gilt spine titles and gilt decorative motifs on covers, gilt text blocks; silk ribbons; silk endpapers; small white paint dots on bottom edge of boards, fore edge of front board; shelved easton press.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1936. First Edition. 10mo; pp 104; G/Fair; tan spine with black text; mylar wraps; dust jacket has moderately age toned exterior; chipping to spine and fore edges; 2 inch chip across head spine edge; cloth has light smudges to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight browning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; pp 45-49 loosed but present; inscribed by author.
Portland, Oregon: Four Courts Press, 1999. US Edition. tall Qto. VG/ - no DJ. tall wraps spine, black with white and yellow title, white uppercase authors and tiny white logo. largely pictorial, beige/black maps in fine detail illustrate covers. includes 48 numbered figures, 106 maps and 18 tables and 7 illustrations highlight the textblock. 220 pp. ISBN# 1851823573.
London, New York: Batsford, Hippocrene Books, 1979. First edition. Octavo. VG in VG price-clipped dust jacket. Pale blue spine with black lettering. Slight shelf-wear and age-toning to dust jacket. Owner emboss to half-title page. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 181pp.
London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1968. Quarto; vg/fair; dj, red spine with white and black text; dj, extensive flaking, all edges; moderate chipping; HB, light green cloth spine with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; Introduction, followed by 55 electoral and political maps, accompanied by key statistics and a full explanatory text; 158pp. Cartography by the author.
Garden City, NY and Toronto: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921. 12mo; unpaginated; G/no-DJ; 1/4 beige spine without text; grayish green boards shows moderate wear to exterior; gilt text to front; some age toning to spine; light wear to edges; text block has deckled fore edge; some age toning to interior; previous owner's plate to ffep.
Edinburgh: The Scottish History Society, 1981. First. Octavo; G/G; blue spine with silver text on black label; boards are strong, front cover has thin tear in material across middle of board, some light scuffing and discoloration, spine is creased; pages xxxiii through xl have small markings in blue ink in margins, readability not affected, back paste-down has a 1 inch closed tear in bottom left corner, otherwise textblock is clean; 337pp.
Edinburgh: Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, 1908. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to outside corners, spine caps, slight spotting; Textblock has spotting on all edges, tanning endpapers, foxing to some pages, owner label on front endpapers, penciled owner information on front endpapers, penciled notation on rear endpapers; 456 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (ports.) with b & w plates.
West Sussex: J. R. Knott, 1986. revised & updated, second edition. Small quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; dark green spine w/o text; covers have light wear; minor dings & chips along edges; light fraying at spine edges; panels are intact w/o damage; text block pages show slight wear on exterior edges; otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 100.
London: Printed for the Editor by William Bowyer, 1739. First Edition. Small Quarto; Good; burgundy spines with gilt text to red labels; 2 volumes: vol. 1, 527; vol. 2, pp 439; rebound in modern Buckram; cloths noticeably scuffed and modestly soiled; sturdy boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; frontispieces; some pencil inside; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Cambeidge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1977. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 330; G/G; light brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; some rubbing to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
London: Methuen & Co., 1962. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with black and pink print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners, tanning to spine, smudging/shelfwear; Boards in purple cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, fading to spine, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges and endpapers, name in ink on front flyleaf, clean text; 172 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
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: Gregg International Publishers Limited, 1971. Facsimile reprint. Thin octavo. VG with no dust jacket. Green spine with gold lettering. Several small scuffs to the covers, particularly to the rear cover at the top of the exterior hinge. Binding strong. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 216pp.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1989. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red print; DJ has mild edgewear, vendor label on front flap; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, slight bump to front top edge, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has yellow highlighting throughout with some pencil and pen notation, including on the title page; ix, 257 pages.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1950. Ex libris on front paste-down; Octavo; VG-/no dust jacket; Age toned red spine with silver text; Boards show wear at head and tail of spine and at corners, stains and scuffing; Edge of text block is age toned, foxing on front and rear paste-downs and end-papers, previous booksellers sticker on front paste-down, interior is clean and undamaged; 223pp.
Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud J Ravesteynium, 1652. 12mo., 230pp.; VG;bound in old vellum with faded 'florus anglicus' written on spine; head of spine peeling; boards slightly loose, but solid; Title page has a vignette, woodcut printer's device of Elijah fed by ravens, with motto "Exspectando"; minor ink writing on ffep recto and verso; small hole in ffep; missigned plates are F7 as E7, I4 as L4; shelved case 3.
London: Thames and Hudson, 1976. Large Octavo; pp 640; G/G-; grayish green/black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; small chip to front joint; mild wear to edges; cloth shows some slight darkening toward edges; slight wear to edges; minor splaying to boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated;.
London: Richard Bentley, 1856. Extra-Illustrated Edition. Octavo, 202 pages; VG; bound in polished calf, triple gilt rules to board edges, paneled spine with two labels with gilt titling, gilt tooling to remainder; marbled endpapers; gilt roll turn-in; Bound by Root & Son, London with their mark; mild chipping and wear, primarily to head of spine, corners; bookplate to front pastedown; top edge of test block gilt; Extra-illustrated with 34 plates, 12 of which are colored, inlaid to size; MW consignment; shelved case 7.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-/paperback; white pictorial spines with black, multicolored text;11 volumes, including, vol. XI, index, pp 344, ISBN 0520227166; and vol. X, companion, pp 626, ISBN 0520227156; vol. I, 1660, pp 350, ISBN 0520225791; vol. II, 1661, pp 267, ISBN 0520225805; vol. III, 1662, pp 329, ISBN 0520225813; vol. IV, 1663, pp 466, ISBN 0520226941; vol. V, 1664, pp 386, ISBN 0520226968; vol. VI, 1665, pp 367, ISBN 0520226976; vol. VII, 1666, pp 450, ISBN 0520226984; vol. VIII, 1667, pp 627, ISBN 0520226992; vol. IX, 1668-9, pp 590, ISBN 0520227018; covers show mild wear to exterior; intact panels; some light creases to spines; text blocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.