New York & Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1897. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with gilt text & vertical filigree designs; 2 volumes; Panels are half-bound with leather spine & corners and cloth which have slightly sunned exterior; wear along edges ; text blocks have darkened on exterior edges; slight foxing on pages throughout; previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns; cracking along front hinges at bindings; pp 341 + 309; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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Chicago: Argonaut, Inc., Publishers, 1966. Octavo; pp 592; VG/G; blue spine with black text to ivory strip; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to corners, price clipped front flap; cloth has light sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
London: Sceptre / Hodder and Stoughton, 2005. First edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with gold text; Dustjacket VG, has a tiny closed tear and some very small frays in upper left corner of back cover on the fold between back cover and flap, has a small nick near the bottom right corner of the front cover on the fold between front cover and flap; Boards straight and strong, some thin marks of whitish rubbing on the outer edge of front and back board, pastedowns clean, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 373 pp.
Paris: Gallimard, 1935. Octavo in slipcase, 287 pages followed by 208 pages of plates; VG/G condition; Blue cloth, spine has gilded text, light spotting to spine and boards, small area at center of both boards along spine hinges seems to have spotting from sticker residue, corners lightly bumped, age-toning and light foxing to textblock portion dedicated to text while portion dedicated to plates is printed on lighter paper and has a single small dark blemish; foxing and age-toning throughout textblock, some plates stuck together, interior clean.
Stockholm: Wahlström & Windstrand, 1913. First Edition. Quarto, 1117pp.; VG-; spine teal with gilt lettering, one vertical crack running down the center; 'OL12.8' written in white on bottom of spine and in pen on first page; cover fraying along all edges; all plates intact; minor shelfwear; text block clear; text clear; contact for priority and international shipping; shelved case 12.
Copenhagen: Forlaget Fremad, 1954. First Edition. Text entirely in Danish. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Black/gray/green spine with off-white text; DJ shows moderate edgewear, some very small tears; Boards strong, minimal rubbing to corners; Textblock shows heavy foxing along exterior edges; Binding strong; 391+413+412pp.
Cambridge: The Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, 1992. first paperback. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Orange/beige spine with orange text; Covers have slight shelf wear such as light rubbing on exterior and minor wear along edges, however panels are intact; Text block has darkened on exterior edges due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 211.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltf. 1905. Octavo; pp 232; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has soiling to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; scratches to exterior, mostly to spine; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore and tail edges; frontispiece; illustrated; possibly rebound.
Antwerp: Fonds Mercator Paribas, 1997. First. Small quarto; VG-/VG; navy blue spine with white and gold text; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; boards are strong and clean; front free-end paper contains gift inscriptions to previous owner across entirety of page, otherwise textblock is clean; 402pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1898. Octavo; pp 374; Fair/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth shows heavy spotting to spine with darkening; noticeable soiling to exterior with spotting toward edges; slightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block slight age toning to exterior edges; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; deckled edges; top edge gilt; light foxing to endpapers.
Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. First Edition, First Printing [ST ANTONY'S SERIES]. Octavo, 224 pages, VG/VG; DJ, tan and gray colorblocked spine, black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to DJ, covers protected by mylar; black matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, inscribed by previous owner to title page; light staining/roughness/waving to title page (inscription affected) likely from liquid damage, otherwise interior clean; very mild wear to text-block, minor small stains to fore- and bottom-edges; shelved Case 9.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. 1st Edition. 8vo; VG/VG; hardcover; green spine with black and white text; dust jacket has minor marks and scratches; boards have limited marks and minor bumping to the tips; text block is clean with the exception of a slight blue spot to the bottom edge; 243p.
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811. Sixth Edition. Octavos, 4 volumes; VG; all volumes bound in contemporary full mottled brown calf, gilt tooling to spines, red and brown labels with gilt titling and numbering; gilt roll to board edges; mild rubbing and wear to all volumes, including bumping and peeling to corners; some foxing to endpapers, interiors clean; , xxxvii, , 481; , 496; , 483; , 530; with engraved portrait frontispiece and the two required plates: the fold-out reproduction of Dr. Johnson’s handwriting in volume 1 and the famous Round Robin in volume 4; offsetting to title page of volume 1 from frontispiece; shelved above Historiography.
New York & London: Arnold & Oxford University Press, 2002. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with light gray text: DJ has general shelfwear, some light scuff marks: Boards are strong with edgewear, dust staining, binding is tight: Textblock has some light soiling, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 584 pp.
[Remington, Va.]: Military History Press, 2006. First North American Edition, Limited #805/1400. Quarto., iii, 227 pages; VG; bound in full burgundy morocco with gilt lettering and tooling; full gilt text block, minor scratching; sewn in ribbon; limited to 1,400 copies and signed by translator on bookplate to rear pastedown; shelved above case 7.
[Remington, Va.]: Military History Press, 2005. First North American Edition, Limited #60/1000. Quarto., 347 pages; VG; bound in full burgundy morocco with gilt lettering and tooling; full gilt text block, minor scratching; sewn in ribbon; limited to 1,000 copies and signed by translator on bookplate to front pastedown; shelved above case 7.
New York: Book Collectors Society, n.d. Octavo; pp 340; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; lightly splayed boards; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; illustrated endpapers; illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep.
Chicago, IL: University of Chicago / Phoeniz Books, 1967. First Phoenix Edition, Third Impression. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. pale ivory wraps spine with auburna nd black titling down spine, several dimples and mild ink line, spot along the column. beige wraps spine with stacked wide black and ivory segments, each with contrast titling in ivory/black centered above a third illustrated orange/black segment. textblock is neat, sheets aligned and mark-free. edges, all sides an even ivory. 364 pp.
London: Macmillian, 1970. First Edition. Quarto; G+/G+;blue illustrated spine with black text; jacket has rubbing on the front and back, age toning, bumping to the head and tail edges; boards have bumping on the head and tail of spine, age toning around edges; textblock has age toning, light staining on all three edges; interior pages have age toning; pp 319.
Delmar, NY: Floyd I. Brewer, 1997. Octavo; pp 548; G/G-; light greenish gray spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; slight sunning to exterior; cloth shows light spotting to exterior; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows some staining to exterior edges, as is; light foxing to first few pages; interior clean; signed by author.
Paris: Nicolas Le Gras, 1687. Second edition. 10mo in brown leather with six-band embossed spine and gold gilt; condition: Good; some shelf wear on board, with fraying on corners and small bump on upper right; spine is frayed with tear on leather on upper right; front board loosening but not affecting binding; inscription in black ink on title page; paper faded, with occasional foxing at the beginning; edges dusty; vol. 1 contains 268 pages including l'Isle de Notre Dame; vol. 2 focuses on the Rue de l'Universite and Paris bridges; in French; shelved in Case # 4.
London; New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head; John Lane Company, 1911. Octavo; pp 391+441; G/no-DJ; sunned red spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths have gilt illustrations to fronts; embossed borders; minor rubbing to corners and edges; some light soiling to exteriors; sturdy boards; text blocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; top edges gilt; previous owner's name to ffeps; interiors clean; some foxing to first few pages; slight cracking to front gutters; frontispieces; illustrated.
The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1975. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in light blue cloth, gilt lettering; boards have slight bowing, significant shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on front, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, fraying on front head edge, interiors slightly age toned, light tearing on front pastedown, pen mark on front end paper, erased penciling on rear pastedown; text block age toned, soiling on pages vi vii and 1, soiling on exterior head and fore edges; volume 5 only; vii, 212pp.
Providence, RI; London: Brown University Press; Lund Humphries, 1962. Reprinted. Large octavo; pp 564; VG-/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt to red bar; cloth has slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; map illustrations to endpapers; light toning toward page edges of first few pages, otherwise clean; profusely illustrated in color, including maps; frontispiece; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: The British Library, 1996. First. Octavo: VG/VG: White and off white spine with black text: Dj is in good condition with mild, general helfwear and some scuffing: Boards are strong and clean with minimal edgewear: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 252 pp.
New York: Barnes & Noble, 1965. Third Impression. Octavo; VG/VG-; White spine with green text; DJ has slight edgewear, 1" faint stain on middle of spine, few smaller spots and minor surface scuffing across covers, 0.5" closed tear on rear cover tail; Boards strong, light rubbing to spine; Textblock clean; 234pp.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. first paperback edition. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; black spine with yellow & white text; covers show slight wear on exterior; small dings & frays along edges w/ intact panels; text block has remainder mark on exterior fore edge; slight cracking along front hinge; text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 278.
New York: Harper & Row, 1971. First. Small Octavo: VG-/no- DJ paperback: Off white spine with red text: Covers have general shelfwear, some scuff marks, several creases on the spine, hole punched hole in upper right on front cover: Textblock has darkened with age with some mild, very small bumps, pages are clean and free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 282 pp.
New York: Congdon & Weed, Inc., 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 256 pages; VG/VG; spine pictorial with white and beige lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$16.95'; slight speckling to top edge of text block; SIGNED flat on title page as 'Bill Bryson'; extremely scarce signed; shelved case 9.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1969. First edition. Large Octavo; pp 270; G+/G; yellow/black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior, chipping to edges, sun fading to spine; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, sticker to front pastedown; interior clean;.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1967. Oblong Folio; pp 136; VG-/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; light wear to spine edges; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; tight binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Prague: Panorama, 1993. First edition. Large Quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with white & gold text; Text in German, English & Italian; Dust jacket is lightly rubbed on exterior with very slight edge wear; Boards have slight edge wear, otherwise strong; Text block is slightly age toned, otherwise clean; Previous owner's name plate on front pastedown; pp 255.
Skol Vreizh, 2001. 2nd edition. Small Quarto; VG/VG; Yellow spine with blue text; Volume one only; Dust jacket have minimal shelf wear, overall exterior is lightly rubbed with minor edge wear; Boards have a glossy exterior with clean and strong panels; Text block has tight binding with clean pages; pp 175. French text.
New York: International Universities Press, 1948. Octavo; G+/G-; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has fading to spine, wear and tears along top and bottom edges especially at spine hinges and flap folds, slight spotting/smudging; Boards in blue cloth with black print, mild bumps/wear to outer corners and spine caps, slight smudges/spotting; Textblock has library stamp on all edges and endpapers, library pocket attached to rear endpapers, presentation plate pasted on front endpapers, inside clean and tight; 264 pages.
Leicester, England: Magna Books, 1991. Large Quarto; pp 304; G/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; numerous illustrations; light blue endpapers; interior clean.
London: Elibron Classics, 2004. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Green spine with white text; Covers clean, creasing on front and back covers, some edgewear, wrinkling on the spine; Text block has written in brackets throughout made in pencil, some staining on the head and tail of text block, but otherwise clean, 411 pp.
Prague: Ceskoslovensky episovatel, 1955. first edition. small octavo in pale green cloth with black illustration and DJ; VG/VG-; spine ivory and black with black letters; DJ discolored with open tears on top; front board bending upward; beautiful colored and black and white drawings throughout; paper and text clean; pp. 275; this book is in SLOVAKIAN.