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London, Great Britain: Macmillan London Limited, 1980. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. basic red DJ spine and jacket front with bright white bold author, taupe title and bold white publisher at tail end. enlarged full white author with bold taupe title expansive and fit at center panel. b/w pictorial rear under clear protective cover. brown clothbound HB, stamped deeply with uppercase gold lettering. panel upper corners bumped. ivory textblock generally read, but corners neat and outer edges smoothly unmarked. binding secure and volume complete in 173 pp. ISBN# 0333242173.
London: Collins, 1981. Octavo; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with white and yellow print; DJ has light edgewear, mild age-toning; Boards in brown cloth, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 320 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1962. Octavo; pp 743; VG-/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 mild wear to corners; clean exterior; text block has light wear to exterior edges; text pages clean;.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981,1986. Mixed Editions. Octavo; pp 601+850; VG-/G; black spines with ivory text; 2 volumes; full title: History of the Second World War: British Intelligence in the Second World War; dust jackets have moderate rubbing to exteriors; minor wear to edges; cloths show minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text blocks have slight soiling to exterior edges; several maps tipped into text pages; some moderate highlighting throughout; map endpapers.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1990. First Edition. Octavo; pp 250; G+/G-; cream/copper spine with green, red and gray text; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; mild rubbing wear to corners and edges; light stain inside dj; lightly sunned flaps; cloth shows very little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has very light foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean;.
Edinburgh: Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1757. 4to., 296pp.; VG; bound in full contemporary calf, paneled spine with mild gilt lettering and tooling; some shelfwear to boards and spine, including small chipping to label, chipping to head of spine; bumping and peeling to corners, scratches to boards; lower fore corner of front board has the leather peeling off the board, and front pastedown has peeled off in the same spot; title page has a name signed as "John Dunlop 1809'; bookplate on front pastedown, second bookplate on ffep; previous booksellers description pasted on front pastedown; interior clean; shelved case 4.
Newton Abbot, London, Vancouver: David & Charles, 1976. First edition. Octavo. VG- in good- dust jacket. Red spine with white lettering. Significant sun-fading to the top of the dust jacket panels and jacket spine. Sale sticker to bottom of front dust jacket panel. Covers, binding, and edges very good. Pages unmarked. 224pp.
London: Boussod, Valadon & Co., 1897. Quarto, 195 pages; VG; bound in half red calf, red cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering and elaborate gilt tooling; top edge of text block gilt; mild rubbing to boards; marbled endpapers; color frontispiece plus 40 plates; with original wraps bound in; shelved above front case.
Whitefish, MY: Kessinger Publishing, 2009. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; vg/paperback; 1" blue bands surround glossy white spine with black text; minor shelf wear; text block, clean; 286pp. A facsimile reprint originally published cir.1869 by The University Press, Dublin, then printed from the Originals in the Public Record Office, London.
New York: Penguin Group, 1988. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Vol 1 spine white with blue text, Vol II spine dark blue with cream text; Both volumes have light shelf wear to dust jacket, which are clean and intact; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean; Vol I - isbn - 0670805025 - 537 pp Vol II - isbn - 0670-829803 - 739 pp Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Hamden: Archon Books, 1976. Octavo; VG/VG-; Red spine with white text; DJ has moderate edgewear, light surface scuffing, 0.25" closed tear on rear cover head, light spotted staining on edges of interiro flaps; Boards strong, minor rubbing to spine; Textblock shows moderate foxing to exterior head, otherwise clean; 182pp.
London: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., 1957. Octavo; good/good-; dj, faded tan spine with black text; dj, age-toned; chipping and rubbing; HB, purple cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; endpaper maps; ex libris name, ffep; frontispiece sketch of Mary Kingsley; text block, clean; toning lightly; 231pp.
London: William Pickering, 1843. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with silver print; Later binding boards in brown cloth, clean and strong; Text block has intermittent spine breaks, frontispiece and some pages becoming separated from binding, foxing to most plates and some pages, slight amount of pencil notation, ribbon marker; lxi, 450 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w and color plates).
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1870. Octavo; pp 251; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with black text; cloth has slight soiling and rubbing to exterior, some chipping to spine edges, lightly bumped corners; text block has age toned edges, cracked gutters, tissue guard to frontispiece; text pages have slight brown toning.
Boston, MA: Phillips, Sampson, and Company, 1849. 1849 reprint. Octavo; G+; Brown spine with gilt lettering; 466 pages; Book has been re-backed and retains the original cloth spine, lettering and embossed front and rear panels; Book has been SIGNED by both James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston, his niece and first lady, on the front paste-down and dated 1868; General wear at the edges, some bumped corners; Binding is sturdy; Some toning and a few spots of foxing to the outer edge of the book; Interior of the book is toned as is typical, and also spotted/foxed, mostly away from the type nearer to the fore edges. Shelved Case 5.
London: A. Millar, 1767. New Edition. Octavos; VG- to G+; Tan leather spines with raised bands and gilt lettering; Bumping and wear to the edges and bumping at the corners; Spine is worn; Text block is age-toned; Bindings are sturdy; Some glue staining at the end papers and paste-downs; Some volumes have some minor separation at the hinges beginning; Covered by clear plastic; 8 Volumes. Shelved above general US.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1876. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, dark brown with gold print; Boards in brown dark cloth, spine caps torn away, wear to corners, mild shelfwear; Text block has spotting to endpapers and title page, else clean and tight; xv, 789 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1975. Classics of British Historical Literature. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, illustrated spine with black text; dj, light chipping and rubbing; HB, red cloth spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound with blue boards; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; Ex Library markings; text block, clean; 392pp.
Beckenham, England: Ravenswood Publications Ltd, 1973. Octavo; pp 72; VG-/G; brown spine with white text; dust jacket has moderate wear to edges; moderate soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth has minor wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; dark yellow endpapers; interior clean; illustrated with many photographs.
Oxford: Clarendon Printing House, 1761. Third Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary acid-washed brown leather, spines with two black labels, gilt lettering and tooling; rebacked, spines preserved; interiors clean; some top edges trimmed close; mild rubbing to corners; TB consignment.
Cambridge, MA and London, UK: Harvard University Press, 1977. Second Printing. Octavo; pp 373; G/G-; ivory spine with black and green text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; some rubbing to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; light pencil; inscribed by Mary Hyde and The Thrales.
Antrim, N. Ireland: W. & G. Baird Ltd., 1975. Booklet; unpaginated; G-/paperback; white comb spine with yellow covers; green text and illustration to front; covers show slight sunning; some rubbing wear to edges; light ink to front; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; light toning to interior pages; illustrated with many photographs.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1978. First Edition. Octavo; pp 257; G/G; ivory spine with red and black text; dust jacket has mild toning to exterior; cloth has some foxing to exterior; slightly splayed boards; some foxing to edges; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; illustrated; light pencil inside;.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1971. First Printing. Octavo; pp 437; G/G-; light reddish brown spine with black text; dust jacket has some sunning to exterior; few minor chips to spine edges; slight toning to front and rear edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight tone to exterior edges and endpapers; illustrated;.
Devon, UK: David & Charles Reprints, 1971. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 294; G/G-; blue spine with white and black text; dust jacket has slightly soiled exterior; minor wear to edges; moderate soiling to rear; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; light highlighting to title page; light pencil to margins; illustrated; interior clean.
Glasgow: Jackson, Son, and Company, 1952. Octavo. VG/Poor DJ. Age-toned brown spine with red text/title; dustjacket is age-toned with various rubbing/scuff marks; and a larger torn area at the back dj on the top lateral edge; dj is also price-clipped at the upper and lower lateral edges of the front inside flap; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 207.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1960. First American edition. Small Octavo; G-/G; Black & gray spine with orange text; Dust jacket is slightly sunned with minor edge wear such as small tears, lightly rubbed exterior & corners with darker toning along edges, otherwise intact & price clipped; Boards are age toned more around edges, but planks are sturdy & strong; Text block has generally age toned exterior edges with unmarked pages; pp 320.
London: Country Life, Batsford, 1911. First edition. Two volumes, folio. Both volumes fair+ with no dust jacket. Faded, stained red spine with gold lettering. Each volume INSCRIBED but not signed by the author on the front free end paper. Some rubbing and scuffing to covers. Front end paper loose at hinges of both volumes. Offsetting to free end paper. Several plates loose. Pages generally clean. Includes over 1,500 illustrations and over 70 photogravure plates. Volume 1 to 466pp, volume 2 continues to 1085pp.
Great Britain: The Holland Press, 1967. 4to, 2 volumes; VG; spines paneled blue leather sun-faded to green, gilt tooling and lettering; three quarters bound in blue calf with aqua cloth boards; marbled endpaper; gilt text block; small sticker on upper left of inside front board for both volumes reading 'duplicate'; text clear; beyond sun-fading there is only the most minor of shelfwear and bumping; shelved front case.
Boston, Toronto; Washington, D.C. Little Brown & Company; National Gallery of Art, 1985. First US Edition. Small Quarto; pp 240; VG-/paperback; gray/blue/green pictorial spine with blue and white text; covers show light smudge to rear; mild wear to edges; small price sticker to rear; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean; signed by Gervase Jackson-Stops; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
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.
New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., 1966. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 480; G/Fair; dark beige spine with red text; dust jacket has sun darkened spine; several chips to edges; noticeable toning to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; light ink to title page; light marginalia;.
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;.