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.
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New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1915. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. toned, olive clothbound HB with tiny gilt-stamped titling centered beneath tip and publisher near tail end of spine. pushed in, puckered cloth at ends, and corners a touch. the adjacent panels are a lighter olive from a mix of exposure and handling, titling ion black beneath a black/gilt illustration. endpapers clear, binding cracked very slightly at title page hinge. textblock include 14 full-page illustrations. gilded head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail. 312 pp.
Paris: Chez F. Buisson, 1799. Second Edition. 8vos., 5 volumes; VG-; spines brown, red and black labels, gilt lettering and tooling; gilt panel on front and rear board of each volume; gilt tooling on board edges; marbled endpapers; speckled text blocks; all volumes have some bumping and shelfwear, including fraying to corners, chipping to heads and tails of spines, cracking to spine edges; volume 1 lower third of spine partially detached, ffep loose; name written in ink on second front endpage of volumes 1, 3; volume 5 half of black label missing; all plates and folding maps present and in excellent condition; volume 1: half-title, plates 1-6, including frontispiece and folding map, clxxxiv, 311 pp.; volume 2: half-title, plates 7-13, 408 pp.; volume 3: half title, plates 14-27, 414, pp.; volume 4: half-title, plates 28-35, 380 pp.; volume 5: half-title. 350 pp, plates 36-39, including three folding maps; shelved above.
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: Edward Arnold, 1897. no edition given. large octavo, G+/no DJ, burgundy spine with faded gilt text: shelfwear; corners & spine ends bumped and worn; front hinge cracked; POS on ffep verso; gutter cracked in two places; text block age-toned, with minor foxing to first 10 pages, including ffep & tissue covering frontispiece, frontispiece itself NOT affected; minor pencil marks on several pages, text block else clean. All plates and maps present, including frontispiece, 1 fold-out map and 7 extended maps (2 closed tears in margins of fold-out map, map itself not affected; all other maps & plates fine). Shelve in glass case.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1891. Octavo, xviii-356 pages (excluding the index and publisher's catalogue). Hard cover faded burgundy boards with faded gilded text and decoration and no dust jacket. Fair. Illustrated New Edition. The binding is cocked, cracked in several places, particularly visible between pages 112 and 113 and 160 and 161, but there are no loose pages. Strong age yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. There is a small sticker from previous bookseller on the inside of front board. Strong shelf wear, aging, and fading to boards.
New York: GF Hopkins, 1802. First American Edition. Octavo; VG-; ix,94, 296 pages with folding frontispiece map (now backed by linen); Original brown leather boards with repaired spine; Gilt lettering and designs on spine; Scuffing to edges of boards, some bumping and fraying to the corners; Spine is rubbed but title on spine is legible ("Mackenzy's Travels" [sic]); Two bookplates on front pastedown (Bonnycastle Robinson & CLF Robinson); Previous owner's name in ink on title page; Some spotting/foxing throughout including map; Original frontispiece map is intact and backed by linen; PS Consignment; Shelved in Case 9.
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.
n.p. Ministry of Information, 2014. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; pp 193; VG/G; white/beige pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; mild dings to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; mildly rubbed edges; slightly bowed boards; text block has very little wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; mothball odor; Arabic and English text;.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. Second Edition. Octavo hardcover in dark brick-colored boards, VG-/No DJ: some shelfwear, some bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, some concomitant abrading, some age-toning to edges of text block and interior, some sunning and resultant darkening on spine, previous owner's name written on ffep, front and rear hinges show splits starting, light, sporadic foxing to interior, pages a bit stiff. Includes black-and-white engraving of Augustus Raymond Margary as frontispiece. Fold-out map of Margary's route also present: minor foxing to map, about a 2" closed tear to one fold, but map is intact. Front matter includes biographical preface and itinerary. Includes "Concluding Chapter" by Sir Rutherford Alcock, K.C.B. and index at rear of book. Scarce. Full title reads as follows: The Journey of Augustus Raymond Margary, From Shanghae to Bhamo, and Back to Manwyne. From His Journals and Letters, With a Brief Biographical Preface: To Which is Added a Concluding Chapter, By Sir Rutherford Alcock, K.C.B. With a Portrait Engraved by Jeens, and a Route Map. [Spine has dark brownish background and gilt text. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Edinburgh and London: Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, 1901. Octavo; pp 472; Fair; sunned red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has noticeable soiling to exterior; repaired front joint; some fraying to corners and spine edges; text block shows age darkened exterior edges; deckled edges; stain to exterior head edge; light pencil throughout; frontispiece with tissue guard; cracking to gutter at frontispiece; illustrated; condition noted, as is;.
Toledo: Diputacion Provincial, 1971. Octavo; pp 586; G-/paperback; beige spine with black and green text; covers have moderate soiling to exterior; sunned spine; several vertical creases to exterior; faux flaps; some rubbing wear to edges; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; gift inscription to half title page; interior clean; illustrated; text in Spanish;.
Hannover: Touristbuch, 1987. Oblong quarto; vg/good+; dj, color canyon cave and cliffs with white text; HB, same, glossy; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 144 pp.; maps, photos, portraits, landscapes and color plates; binding shaken; dj, minor chipping; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN.
Boston: The Page Company, 1918. First Edition, Fourth Impression. Octavo; VG/VG; teal and brownish spine with faded gold text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, edgewear, open tears at spine head and tail; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, minor rubbing in corner of tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 425; blind presentation copy stamp on frontispiece tissue guard and on title page; FLP Collection. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 1997. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Light grey spine with black text; All volumes have moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, minor rubbing along surfaces, otherwise jackets are clean and intact; Light shelf wear to boards, gilt text on spine otherwise clean and strong; Binding solid, previous store pencil notes and sticker on front free end page; Binding solid; Text block clean Vol I - 471 pp Vol II - 464 pp [map insert] Vol III - 496 pp Vol IV - Kalat- ISBN 81-215-1033-3 (2001 edition) (map insert) 463 pp.
Granada: Edilux, 1992. Quarto; pp 213; VG/VG; black spine with copper text; dust jacket shows only light shelf wear to exterior; small scratch to lower spine; cloth clean; sturdy boards; text block has only light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; 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.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1924. Octavo; pp 202; G-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; gilt and blue illustration to spine and front; blind stamped borders to front; cloth has some rubbing wear to exterior; rubbed corners; text block shows some age toning; heavy foxing to some pages; profusely illustrated; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; slight cracking to front and rear gutters; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown; frontispiece.
New York: Macmillan and Co., 1893. 10mo; pp 265; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth has light exterior to spine; gilt text and illustration to front; slight sunning to exterior; small chips to spine edges; slight wear to joints; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; slight cracking to front gutter; foxing to lightly throughout; illustrated.
Paris: La Decouverte, Le Monde, Sol. Octavo (narrow); G; Paperback; Spine, green with white print; Clear plastic portfolio contains six folded map/tour guides each representing a guided tour of a particular area of Paris; Cover is clean, some creasing to the rear; Folded guides are clean and tight; illustrated. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; pp 309; VG/G-; ivory spine with tan text; dust jacket has some soiling to rear; lightly sunned spine; modest wear to edges; mildly rubbed head and tail edges; lightly sun faded exterior; slight scratches to rear; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has only slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1953. First Edition. Octavo; pp 210; VG/G; ivory pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has some slight toning to exterior; small sticker to front flap; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows very light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior lightly toned; deckled fore edge; illustrated;.
New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1976. Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; Sunned spine with black text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket covers, blemishes and marks along surface of covers, chipping and fraying to edges, sides and corners, rubbing and age toning along exterior surfaces and interior of jacket; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, previous owner's inscription on front free end page; Text block clean; 114 pp.
Gaborone, Botswana: Imprint Botswana, 2013. Second Edition. Oblong Quarto; pp 199; VG/VG-; green pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows minimal wear to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: John Murray, 1847. First British Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 321 pages; VG; bound in contemporary half-burgundy calf, marbled boards, rebacked with modern burgundy cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing to boards; lacking terminal ads. BAL 13655: State C of page 209, no priority; frontispiece map.; WD consignment; shelved case 2.
Evanston: Northwestern University Press, Newberry Library, 1968. Octavo; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black and red print; DJ is tan with black and red print, tears at spine ends and flap corners, long tear along top of rear spine hinge, toning to spine, mild smudging, shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print on red banner, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xiv, 374 pages, 1 b&w plate (port.).
Hamburg: Hoffmann und Campe Verlag, 1964. Large Octavo; pp 49; G-; dark green/beige pictorial spine with ivory text; no jacket; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; minor wear to corners; small chip to head spine edge; sturdy boards; text block shows some slight foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; gift inscription to ffep; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; illustrated with many fold-out maps; good binding; text in German;.
Navesink, New Jersey: Whip Publishers, 1988. First Printing. Qto. VG/VG. porcelain beige solid DJ spine with medium title and author placed within 1" indent from neat DJ spine ends. attractive DJ, front jacket and rear pictorial, no edgewear. medium green cloth HB, stamped black type upon spine and cover. sage green fep/ffep. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. includes 484 illustrations. textblock securely bound and volume solid between panels. interior and exterior edges neatly clear. 208 pp.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1980. Octavo; pp 969; VG-/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text and decorations; gilt borders and decorations to fronts; 2 volumes; cloths have mild wear to exteriors; some wear to corners; strong boards; text blocks show minor wear to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; pictorial endpapers; illustrated.
Bielefeld: Hans Kock, 1970. Reprinted. 16mo; pp 134; VG-/no-dj; dark yellow spine with black text; originally published in 1866, this is a reprint; cloth shows light smudges to exterior; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; map tipped in at page 30; map in strap at rear pastedown; tight binding;.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1893. Octavo; good/none; sunned dark blue spine with gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; age-toned at the spine; chipping; endpapers, browned; ex libris bookplate, front pastedown; text block, clean; head edge, gilt; other edges, speckled; toning starts; B/W illustrations; 518pp.
Paris: Andre Cailleau, 1717. First Edition. Narrow duodecimo in original dark brown leather boards; VG/G; six-band embossed spine rebound in dark brown leatherette with burgundy frame and gold letters and gilt; original boards with shelf wear around edges and tiny indentations; binding strong due to rebound spine; boards' interiors soiled; ex-libris stamps and inscriptions on title page; paper faded and slightly foxed; text clean and very readable with occasional smaller print; edges very dusty; few full page engravings; one folded map of Mont Carmel and Caifa; contains a description of Arabia, Mecca, Sanaa, Oman and Bahrain; this journey was commissioned by King Louis XIV for Monsignor Rouille, Finance Minister; in FRENCH; app. 350 pages; shelved in Case 9.
Paris: Baudry's European Lbrary, 1834/1835. Octavo, 124/201 pages; G+; quarter bound in dark green leather, paneled spine has faded gilt lettering and tooling; binding has moderate shelf wear, with cracking and detachment along the sides of the spine, has bumping and fraying on the fore edge corners, has bumping on the top and bottom edges, has heavy rubbing on the front and back covers; pages have age toning, have moderate detachment at the front and back hinges; shelved front case.
New York: Arco Publishing Co., Inc., 1969. Small quarto; pp 50; G+/no-DJ; burgundy spine with beige text; dust jacket has some light wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated with photographs.
New York: The American Past/Book-of-the-Month Club, Inc., 1992. Octavo; pp 682; VG-/VG-; blue spine with black text; navy blue slipcase has slight wear to exterior; intact panels; dust jacket has lightly sunned spine; otherwise clean; mylar wrap; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows mild tone to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; illustrated; frontispiece; interior clean; ribbon marker;.
London: Oxford University Press. Reprint Edition. 12mo; G+; hardcover; rebound in forest green cloth, gilt lettering; boards bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on fore corners and head spine edge, some rubbing and bumping on hinges, spine sun toned, interior age toned, penciling on front pastedown, erased penciling on front end paper, browning on rear end paper; text block age toned, visible separation between first title page and frontispiece page, occasional soiling, soiling on exterior edges; 229pp.