Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition. 8vo., 191pp.; VG-/G-; spine purple and tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, blacked out; dust jacket has numerous chips and tears, including front flap detached along hinge, but present, chipping along all edges; booksellers sticker to rear pastedown; inscription on ffep; marbled boards, mild wear; extremely scarce in dust jacket; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to board edges; top edge of text block stained red; shelved case 9.
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Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1851. First American Edition. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; spine beige with gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, spine has significant wear, two cracks across spine, back joint cracked, front joint cracked at bottom, 1/2" half open tear across spine, chips on spine at head and back joint, moderate wear on corners, minor to moderate edgewear, minor wear on covers, protected by plastic cover; textblock has minimal wear, bookplate and minor pencil marks on front pastedown, stain on front free end paper, foxing throughout pages, stain from flower pressed in pages 82-83, minor pencil margin notations on first few pages, no underlining. pp. 344.
North Carolina: Univerity of North Carolina Press, 1983. Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is green with white text; DJ has some creasing and wear to edges, general signs of shelf wear, small closed tear on back, some age-toning; Boards have general shelf wear, minimal edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has light signs of handling, pen writing on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 342.
London: Mathews and Leigh, 1809. Quarto, xxii, , 541 pages; VG; half bound in brown calf, paper boards, newly rebacked with new paneled spine, black label with gilt lettering; mild rubbing to boards; marbled text block; bookplate to ffep; personal library stamp to first blank leaf; with all 12 aquatint plates, including folding frontispiece, some offsetting; shelved case 9.
London: Richard Phillips, 1806. First Edition. Quarto, xiv, , 530 pages; VG; half bound in brown calf, paper boards, newly rebacked with new paneled spine, black label with gilt lettering; mild rubbing to boards; marbled text block; bookplate to ffep; personal library stamp to first blank leaf; with all 17 aquatint plates, including folding frontispiece and 4 other folding plates, some offsetting; shelved case 9.
Boston: B.J. Brimmer Company, 1925. First Edition. 10mo; pp 55; VG-/no-DJ; black spine with black text to paper label; cloth has black 1/4 bound spine, light sunning to spine; red boards; boards shows moderate wear to exterior; some wear to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; light toning to interior; tight binding.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1961. Octavo; pp 313; G/Fair; ivory spine with blue and pink text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some soiling to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth has some brown spotting to exterior; slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; interior clean.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1939. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, mild bump to front top corner, mild shelfwear, small blemish on rear, cocked spine; Text block has book review pasted onto front pastedown, inscription in ink by Wendell Willkie to Thurman Arnold dated Dec. 1939 on front flyleaf, spotting to endpapers; xiii, 276 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Edinburgh: Constable and Co. and Hurst, Chance and Co., 1827. 18mo; 2 volumes; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards quarter bound with blue leather to spines and blue cloth to boards, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight fading to cloth, slight shelfwear; Text blocks have yellow-tinted top edges, cracked hinges, foxing to title pages, paper stiff and puckering; 2 volumes (xii, 312, 340 pages).
London: Constable and Co. and Hurst, Chance, and Co., 1829. 32mo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners and marbled paper to boards, front board detached, wear and tattering to spine caps, hinges, corners, light scuffing to leather on spine, paper on boards has peripheral tanning; Text block has marbled edges, cracked hinge in rear, tanning to endpapers, foxing to endpapers, initial, and final pages else clean and tight; x, 332 pages, engraved added title page after drawing by D.O. Hill. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 4, in Netdesk office.
Edinburgh: Constable and Co., 1828. 32mo; Vol. 2 only; Fair Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on red banners; Boards three-quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, front board detached but for binding string, spine caps torn away, wear to corners and edges, mild shelfwear; Text block has marbled edges, cracked front hinge, tanning to corners of endpapers, slight foxing to engraved series title page, else clean and tight; vi, 330 pages. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 7, in Netdesk office.
Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske & Company, Publishers, 1881. Thick Octavo; pp 761; Fair/no-DJ; reddish brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; black and gilt embossed text and designs to front; cloth shows noticeable wear to exterior; slightly sunned exterior; fraying to spine edges; some rubbing to spine; heavy wear to edges and corners; text block shows age toned exterior edges; richly illustrated; some plates impacted with slight foxing; cracking to gutters; frontispieces.
Toronto: Universty of Toronto Press, 1995. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with white print; DJ has light edgewear, long vertical scratch to front, else clean and bright; Boards in grey cloth with black print, slightly cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xx, 458 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Croydon, UK: Motor Racing Publications Ltd., 1990. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; pp 128; VG/VG; green spine with black text; volume 2 only; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has light shelf wear; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Cambridge, UK; New York and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1999. First Edition. Octavo; pp 177; VG-/G; black/blue spine with white and blue text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; minor dings to edges; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; ex-library sticker to rear; strong boards; text block has mild shelf wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to ffep and copyright page; interior clean;.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1967. US Printing. 8vo(s) VG-/VG-. TWO VOLUME SET. plum glossy DJ spione, with ivory and rose pink title centered between red volume/part indicator at head and pink publisher at foot. HBs are both half-gray and half-plum. lengthy plum titleblock for gilt-stamped and navy characters. Part 1: 1874-1895, heavy edgewear and surfacewear, whitish at creases, wrinkles and scuffs to the plum spine ends, jacket front and jacket rear. blue ink spot to plum cloth front board. fep/ffep foxed lightly. outer edges heavily foxed. as is. 678 pp. Part 2:1896-1900, heavy edgewear and surfacewear, whitish marks from rough and excessive contact and moderate edgewear. half-gray and half-plum cloth, lengthy plum titleblock with stamped gold and navy characters. solidly bound HB with minimal edgewear. foxing present on head-edge. 679-1290 pp. TWO VOLUME SET!
Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969. US Printing. 8vo(s). VG/VG-. THREE VOLUME SET. white DJ appears a touch toned to ivory, with small red subtitle at head, dark blue title and light blue author centered at mid-spine with light blue publisher at foot. rubbing appears shadowy upon the white jacket panels of each volume in the set. HBs are clothbound half in light gray and plum, with tall titleblock imprinted in plum, stamped titling in gilt and navy. Part 1 : 1901-1907, edgewear light, faint faded foxing spots to head-edge, 675 pp. Part 2: 1907-1911, large closed cuts and tears to DJ foot and panel bottom corners. lightly foxed head-edge, 676-1373 pp. Part 3: 1911-1914, edgewear minimal, 1374-2159. THREE VOLUME SET, each volume is unmarked, no writing and only mildly foxed on the head-edge of Part 1,2,3.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; pp 1290; VG-/G; dark red spines with red and white text; 2 books of volume 1, in two parts; part 1: 1874-1895; part 2: 1896-1900; dust jackets show moderate rubbing to exteriors; lightly sunned spines; cloths have minimal wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks have light shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean;.
London: Cassell & Company, Ltd., 1956. First Edition. Octavo, 415/344/330/322; VG-/no jacket, VG-/no jacket, VG-/VG-, VG-/VG-; spines are red with gilt lettering/pictorial jackets; dust jackets of volumes 3 and 4 have wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, jacket of volume 3 has moderate discoloration throughout, jacket of volume 4 has minor discoloration; bindings have minor shelf wear, with minor fraying on the tops and bottoms of the spines, have minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor blotching, have faded red coloring along the top edge, volume 3 has a torn page near the end of the book; occasionally illustrated; shelved above Political Science.
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1993. Octavo; VG/Hardcover in Slipcase; Black case; Light shelf wear to slipcase; Light shelf wear to covers of volume set, boards are clean and strong; Binding solid; Text block clean; Volume I - The Birth of Britain, pp 521 pp Volume II - The New World, pp 433 Volume III - The Age of Revolution, pp 402 Volume IV - The Great Democracies, pp 403.
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.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 226 pages, 16 pages ads; VG; spine red with gilt lettering; front board has a pictorial of Churchill standing over a rhino; folded map on page 2; all maps and photos present; frontispiece with tissue guard; boards with mild rubbing, spine slightly sun-faded, tear and wear to head of spine; text block shows some foxing, but interior clean; RB consignment; shelved case 5.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 226 pages, 16 pages ads; G+; spine red with gilt lettering; front board has a pictorial of Churchill standing over a rhino; map on page 2, trimmed so that it doesn't fold; all maps and photos present; frontispiece with tissue guard; water-staining to rear board, bleeding onto front and rear pastedowns; small crack to top of front hinge; shelved case 5.
London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1967. First Edition. Octavo; vg/vg; dj's, white spines with multi-color text; dj, light scuffing and rubbing; HB's. red cloth spines with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text blocks, clean; head edges, tinted red. --v.1, Part 1, 1874-1896: pp xxi, 1-678; --v.1, Part 2: pp 679-1290.
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;.
New York: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 414 pages; G+; bound in publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine; chipping to head and tail of spine; age-toning to pages; like the British first edition, the American has a fragile binding; 'The Constitutional Menace' on pages 405-414 has had the paragraphs numbered in pen; 1 of 465 copies; RB consignment; shelved case 5.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1957. Two Volume Set; Octavos; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spines with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, Vol. 1 have minor faint yellow stains on front with bumping to corners, Vol. 2 has slightly shaken spine; Textblock has light wear on edges, Vol. 1 has age toning and foxing on end papers and paste downs, Vol. 2 has small stamp by previous owner on front end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; Vol. 1 pp 324, Vol. 2 pp 368.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1967. Octavo, 188pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. ----Spine is olive green with black text. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Edge-wear to dust jacket, including rubbing to margins of rear panel. Front inner flap of dust jacket is corner clipped. Previous owner's stamp to front free end page, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Binding is gently shaken but sturdy.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1979. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, brown with black print on white banner; Cover is illustrated, black print, edgewear, small tear at bottom of spine, slight shelfwear, vendor label on rear, mild wear to corners; Textblock is clean and tight; x, 418 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Kissinger Publishing, LLC, n.d. No place or year of publication indicated for this reprint--this is a Kissinger Legacy Reprint of a work originally published by Minerva Press in London in 1793; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Black spine with white text; Spine is cocked and has several reading creases (but no cracks), back cover has a short, very light crease in bottom right corner, book's shelf wear is minimal, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 403 pp.
Sumptibus Regiis, 1652. 32mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in marbled paper and brown leather with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, worn hinges, slight tear at bottom of front hinge; Text block has spotting to edges, two small sections cut from title page, ink underlining through page 38, surface tears to endpapers, age-toning to paper, mild foxing to some pages; Text in Latin; 444 pages.
London: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd, 1968. Octavo; pp 254; G/G; light brown spine with white and black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; minor chips to corners; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block lightly age toned exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
London and Boston: Faber and Faber, 1978. Octavo, 335pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. ----Spine is black with red-orange and white text. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket encased in a protective mylar covering. Sunning to DJ spine. Sticker residue on mylar at spine tail. Foxing to head edge of text block. Light soiling to fore-edge of text block. Binding is sturdy. Inscribed by the author on the fly-leaf and signed on the title page.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press, 1963. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition, 1937, reprinted 1963; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tanned with red print; DJ is blue with red and blue print, tanning to spine, small tears at spine ends, edges, and flap corners, remainder of barcode label on spine; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has ink underlining and notes through the preface and within chapter 3, else clean text; xxv, 515 pages, illustrated (b&w maps).
London: Oxford University Press, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 750; G-/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth shows some rubbing to edges; moderate wear to exterior; some sunning towards edges; sturdy boards; text block has noticeable soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; light foxing to endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; light pencil; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: R. Ackerman, 1820. Vol. 1 third edition. Set of 2 octavos in dark brown calf with five-band spine with gilt; VG; marble end pages; moderate soiling on boards and tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep and cut on title page of vol. second; last illustration in vol. 2 repaired in the back; paper and text clean with slight fading and foxing; illustrations bright and clean; shelved in Case #0.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1975. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with green and black print; DJ has slight edgewear and slight peripheral tanning; Boards in green cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block has green-tinted top edge, slight smudge to front edge, else clean and tight; xi, 279 pages.
London: Leo Cooper, 1987. 541/750. Octavo; pp 552; G-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; missing slipcase and dj; first edition; cloth has mild wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight staining to exterior fore and tail edges; damp staining to interior pages at fore edges; smudging stain to exterior head edge; dampstained pastedown at fore edges; bookplate to ffep with author's signature; limited, numbered edition; this is number 541 of 750; interior clean; illustrated;.
Great Britain: Scarthin Books, 1992. New Edition Reprint. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. 8vo. VG/VG. shades of natural green and brown dominate the aerial photo of a British valley for half rear panel, spine and front jacket cover. titling is tiny bold black within an ivory textbox, bordered in fuschia and with a pink banner and miniature black subtitle., centered pink uppercase author and black publisher logo upon white colorblock at spine tail. mild edgewear. dark medium blue clothbound HB, stamped with bold title, smaller gold capitals for full author and tiny gilt publisher at tail. front and rear boards are a spot free blue cloth, striking white fep/ffep. white textblock is clear and unmarked, 130 illustrations and 9 maps highlight the chapters, with captions and text details. 316 pp. ISBN# 0907758177.