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.
Refine search resultsSkip to search results
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.
Sussex: Book Guild Publishing, 2012. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, black with white and brown print, image of author; Cover has light edgewear, mild bump to rear upper spine corner; Text block clean and tight but for slight spotting to fore edge; Inscribed in ink by author’s wife on title page; xii, 435 pages, illustrated (b&w and color plates).
Dublin: William Blackwood and Sons, 1836. first edition. octavo in dark gren hardcovers with beige label on spine; condition: Good; some soiling and shelf wear on covers and spine; open gutter on front cover; ex-library copy with stamps and stickers; paper wobbly with moderate fading; text clean; no illustrations; pp. 430; shelved in Botany section.
London: John Murray, 1903. 2 octavos in cloth. Both VG-. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Corners of boards, ends of spines bumped and frayed. Foxing in both volumes. Former owners name written on title page of both volumes. Both volumes combined contain 13 black and white illustrations including 2 fold-out maps. 3 appendices at end of volume II. Volume I is 353pp. Volume II is 305 pp. Shelve in second alcove. Spines are red with gold text.
London: Leo Cooper, 1993. First. Octavo; VG-/VG with plastic cover; Spine is white with black text; DJ has minor shelf wear but otherwise VG; Boards are solid and clean except for minor bumping and small 3/4" crease on back cover; Edges and text block are clean; pp. 273. This is Leach's autobiography chronicling his 45 year naval career from his days as a pre-World War II Naval Cadet to his eventual rise to Admiral of the Fleet; He was an accomplished ship commander as well as a skilled player in the highest reaches of Britain's defense community.
London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd, 1955. 12mo; VG/no dust jacket; Red spine with gilt text; Light scuffing along spine and edges; Foxing along edge of text block, foxing on front and rear paste-downs and end-papers, pencil and pen markings on front past-down and end-paper, rest of interior is clean and undamaged; 191pp.
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., n.d. [c. 1860s]. Oblong 4tos.; 93 pp. [Vol. 1], 95 pp. [Vol. 2], 93 pp. [Vol. 3], 95 pp. [Vol. 4], 94 pp. [Vol. 5]; G+; three-quarter bound maroon leather spine, edges of boards, and corners with red cloth-covered boards and marbled endpapers; 5 panels to spines; fading to gilt text-blocks; cocking to spines and boards; rubbing and fraying to spines and corners; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tails of spine, particularly Vol. 1; rubbing, soiling, and age-toning to boards, particularly Vol. 2; age-toning throughout interiors and to endpapers, text legible; slight tearing/missing corners to blank pages between endpapers and half-title page, all volumes; ex-library stamp to half-title page, all volumes; front boards re-hinged with pasted strip of red flint paper; front boards loose to Vols. 1 and 5 despite repairs; black stain towards mid-bottom half of front board, Vol. 3; shelved Aisle C above Native American Studies.
London: Bradbury and Evans, 1983. Octavo; pp 412; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; gilt illustration to spine and front board; cloth has light sunning to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean.
London: J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., 1948. Reprinted. 10mo; pp 1401; VG-/G; ivory spine with black text; mylar wraps; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; minor chipping to edges; cloth has lightly sunned boards; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. 1st American edition. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Green spine with gold text/title; caulked spine with sticker residue on the lower half; bookplate on front pastedown; part of adhesive still on front free end page; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but mostly clean. Pp. 203.
Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 1984. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 304; VG/VG-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior, light wear to edges, price clipped flap, sunned rear; cloth has white paper and mylar wraps to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block has very slight smudges to exterior edges; interior clean.
Gwernaffield, UK: Adit Publications, 2003. Small quarto; pp 82; G/paperback; light blue spine with blue text; covers have slight wear to exterior; light toning toward edges; sticker residue to rear; text block has minimal toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
London: Seeley and Co., Limited, 1892. 10mo; pp 334; Good-; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest wear to exterior; mildly rubbed edges; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; light pencil; modest foxing to few early pages; previous owner's name to half title page; frontispiece; illustrated;.
England: Victorian Military Society, 1981. first edition. thin octavos in white soft covers with brown letters and illustrations; VG; covers with minimal soiling and strong binding; Volume 1: The Cavalry and The Royal Artillery with a special section on The Royal Marines; Volume 2: The Infantry; filled with black and white illustrations and drawings; shelved in U.K. section.
Park Ridge, NJ: Noyes Press, 1980. Large Octavo; pp 148; VG/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight toning to spine and edges; minor wear to edges; cloth has light wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts - Criticism.
London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1957. Octavo; pp 624; G/G; blue spine with gilt text to black bars; this volume only; dust jacket has minor chips to edges; lightly sunned exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight rubbing to edges; clean exterior; strong boards; text block has light foxing to first and last few pages as well as exterior edges; text pages clean;.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1940. First Printing. Octavo; pp 494; G/Fair; sunned dark orange spine with yellow text; dust jacket has chips to edges; moderate wear to exterior; slight soiling to rear; tape mends to inside dj; price clipped front flap; cloth shows slight spotting to exterior; light sunning to edges; strong boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown.
London: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., 1949. First edition. Octavo. Good+ with no dust jacket. Blue spine with gold lettering. Moderate shelf-wear to covers. Sun-fading near top edge of front cover. Binding and book block edges good or better. Age-toning to pages, otherwise clean and unmarked interior. 481pp.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1996. Collector's Edition. 8vo., 635pp.; 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 rear board; shelved easton press.
Great Britain: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. Second Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. matte off white between gray tipped head and tail with publisher and logo in small black. black title and dark teal author, few small ridges/lines across lower wraps spine. thumbed softcover exterior covers. upper panel is b/w, half illustrated on rough dark teal paint roller effect as background on white. few punctures at mid-panel right, initial sheets show mild patch of tiny impressions. gentle edgewear. clear textblock interior with softly worn outer edges, mainly tail end. 267 pp. ISBN #0333998693.
Paris: Chez Buisson, 1788. First Edition. Octavo, , 323,  pages; G+; bound in 3/4 brown leather, red marbled boards, paneled spine with black label and gilt lettering; rear side of label missing; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; front hinge loosening; name to ffep; name and date to title page (1788); with folding map (des Royaumes d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande), with 3 of the 4 folding plates: Greenwich Hospital, Hampton Court and Windsor Castle, lacking Chelsea Hospital; EM consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1969. First American Edition. Octavo; vg/good-; dj, red spine with faded yellow text; dj, chipping, with small open and closed tears; tape repair to head of spine; HB, maroon cloth spine with gilt lettering; boards minor shelf wear and bumping; illustrated endpapers; text block, clean; toning starts; B/W illustrations; 407pp.
Edinburgh: Southside (Publishers) Ltd., 1976. First Edition. Octavo; pp 220; VG-/VG-; green spine with beige text; dust jacket has slight wear to edges, exterior has light sunning, rubbing to spine, price clipped front flap; cloth shows slight sunning to boards, text block has has stain to fore edge, some slight foxing to exterior edges, writing to ffep, previous owner's name embossed to half title page; interior clean.
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1911. First Edition. 10mo; pp 231; G/no-DJ; sunned dark beige spine with gilt text; green cloth shows some shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has top edge gilt; slight toning to exterior edges; slight pencil to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding; deckled edges; light ink to rear endpaper;.
London: Allen Lane/Penguin Books Ltd, 1979. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG-: Black spine with yellow text; Dust jacket has slight wear along edges, otherwise clean and intact exterior, covered with mylar; Cloth has slight wear on exterior, otherwise has strong and sturdy panels; Text block has slight wear exterior edges due to handling and light foxing on first and last few pages, however with clean text pages and tight binding; pp 279.
New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, London: Sage Publications, Inc., 1995. First edition. Octavo; pp 348; VG/VG-; dark pink/orange spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, light wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1972. Third. Quarto; VG/G-; White spine with black text; Dust jacket is age toned with 2 inch tear on front top edge, 0.5 inch tear on bottom edge, peeling exterior and frayed edges; DJ has foxing inside; Boards have slight shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock is age toned with foxing on edges; pp 365.
Ireland: Irish University Press, 1969. Third Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. a heathered, mild orange, glossy DJ spine with small white title and author centered beneath head and segmented by a thin blue/black line; with blue/black publisher just above foot. edgewear is whitish and light around DJ strip ends, edges and corners. some age-toning to flaps and rear. dark green clothbound HB with stamped gold tilting, adjacent sturdy boards. textblock includes frontispiece and 15 titled illustrations. a few specks on the outer edges, the volume is bound well and complete. 480 pp. ISBN# 716505703.
Dublin: Allen Figgis, 1972. Third edition, revised. Quarto; Third edition, revised; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print and centered medallion; DJ has slight tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear; Boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 365 pages, illustrated (color plates), folded map tipped in after last page.
USA / Orig. Great Britain: Kessinger Publishing / Cassell and Company, Ltd., 2004. Facsimile Reprint. thin 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. sunny yellow glossy wrappers spine, no text. yellow frames cover textbox with much enlarged bold black titling; author at bottom right. soft ivory textblock, skimmed and complete in 83 pp. excellent shape. ISBN# 1417964340.
London: The Hakluyt Society, 1974-1976. First edition, second printing. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. Dark blue dust jacket with a white-bordered green panel and black text. Slight shelf-wear to extremities of dust jacket spine. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Owner markings to front free end paper. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 365pp. Half-title correction: "Corrigendum to the Half Title This volume is not issued for 1976 but is the second issue for 1974" to replace the year on the half-title and title pages.
New York: D. & J. Sadlier & Co., 1873. Fourth edition. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, purple (faded) with gold print; Boards in purple cloth with gold print, mitred edges, worn corners, tattering to spine caps, small hole in front hinge, staining to back cover; Text block has grey-tinted top edge, spotting to fore edge, clean interior; xiv, 653 pages.
Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 500; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text to red bar; full title: Types of Naval Officers, Drawn from the History of the British Navy; cloth has light rubbing to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.