Gravenhage, Amsterdam: Gebroeders van Cleef, 1833-1843. Ten volume edition. Nine of ten paperback octavo volumes (missing volume 3, part 2). Marbled spine and covers. Most volumes fair, particularly with wear and tears to the hinges, heads, and tails of the spines along the wrappers of the books. Several of the paper spines are very worn away, but nevertheless the signatures are generally not loose. Contains volume 1, both parts of volume 2, volume 3 part 1, both parts of volume 4, volume 5, and both parts of volume 6. Comprises a major study in Dutch maritime and international history. Text in Dutch. Shelved in aisle 10.
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New York: American Hungarian Daily, Inc., 1934. Octavo; pp 315; G-/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate soiling to exterior; slight spotting to spine and edges; lightly bumped corners; sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; some slight foxing to first few pages; light toning to interior.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1981. Octavo; pp 698; G/G-; dark beige/rust pictorial spine with burgundy and black text; dust jacket shows minor wear to edges; slight wear to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to front; creased front flap; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Current Literature Pub. Co., 1903. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound brown leather spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; odd volume; boards have mild wear to spine, some scratches to corners and edges; exterior lightly sunned; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, top edge gilt; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; former bookshop's name stamped to verso of ffep; marbled pastedowns and endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; deckled edges; interior clean.
Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1983. Octavo; pp 483; VG-/paperback; ivory spine with dark brown text; covers have light wear to exterior; mild wear to edges; faux flaps; small chip to rear head edge; text block shows slight age wear, due to handling to exterior edges; light stain to title page; illustrated; German text.
n.p. Zodiaque, 1965. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 414; G/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior, mostly to spine; some foxing to fore edges; defect to front, tape mended inside dj; cloth has very little shelf wear to exterior; light wear to edges; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; French text;.
Athens: The Greek Ministry of Culture, 1987. First. Quarto; VG/no-DJ softcover; grey photograph spine with white text, black shadow; covers are clean with very little edgewear; textblock is clean; 397pp. [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].
Saint-Malo: Editions d'Art Derveaux, 1987. Octavo; VG/G+; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket has moderately rubbing exterior mostly along spine and edges, but otherwise undamaged and intact exterior, mylar covering; Cloth is clean with strong panels; Text block is clean and intact with tight binding; pp 31. French text.
London: Oxford University Press, 1968. Octavo; pp 184; VG-/G+; sun faded blue spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has heavy sunning to spine and edges, minor chipping to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior, some wear to edges and corners, strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior clean.
United States and London: Transaction Publishers, 1997. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is light yellow with light purple text, sunned; DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing, some small open and closed tears along edges, age-toning to recto and verso, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 324; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, 1872. Octavo; Fair-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, wear to corners, edges, hinges, and spine caps, rubbing and stains to boards; Text block has bookplate on front pastedown, shaken binding, cracked hinges, intermittent spine breaks; x, 364 pages.
London: Rodwell and Martin, 1819. First Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full paneled polished calf, paneled spine with gilt, green label with gilt; front board of volume 1 rebacked; mild rubbing and wear to boards; spines have mild cracking, some chipping to heads and tails; bookplate to front pastedowns; With 33 engravings on copper in volume 1, including a fold-out map of Greece and two colored plates, 34 in volume 2; With 35 engravings on wood in text in volume 1, 13 in volume 2; scarce; shelved case 9.
New York: Orion Press, 1959. First Edition. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; Black spine with tan text; DJ has moderate edgewear, few open/closed tears up to 1" on upper spine, lower fore edge; Boards strong, light rubbing to corners; Textblock shows few darkened marks on exterior edges, otherwise clean; 310pp.
Cambridage, MA: Harvard University Press, 1953. Octavo; VG/G+; Red spine with small black text. DJ has shelf wear, tears along edges, age toned, price clipping to front flap; Boards have light rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has Ex-Libris book plates on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 250.
Boston, MA: A. O. Crane, 1884. First Edition. Small Quarto, 375 pages; G+; fully bound in brown cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has black embossing and lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor fraying on the fore edge corners, has a tear on the back cover; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge, have minor detachment in several locations, title page has a sticker, first several pages have creasing; profusely illustrated; shelved case 12.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1882. Thick Octavo; G/no-DJ; blue spines with gilt text; profusely illustrated with tissue guard to frontispiece of vol. 2; full title: The Land of the Midnight Sun: Summer and Winter Journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland and Northern Finland; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 441; vol. 2, pp 474; cloths have slight sunning to exteriors, mostly to spines, some slight wear to boards; moderate wear to edges and corners, strong boards; text blocks have age toned exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; interiors clean.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1889. Octavo; pp 591+562; G-/no-DJ; navy spines with gilt text; full title: The Viking Age: The early History Manners, and Customs of the Ancestors of the English-Speaking Nations; 2 volumes; gilt designs to spine and front; cloths show some moderate soiling to exteriors; minor fraying to corners and spine edges; slight sunning to spines; sturdy boards; text blocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; ex-library with bookplates to front pastedowns; previous booksellers sticker to ffeps; cracking to gutters; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London & Mechanicsburg, PA: Greenhill Books & Stackpole Books, 2001. Oblong large Quarto: VG-/VG-: Multicolored muted tones on spine with off white text: DJ has general shelfwear, some chipping to edges and head and tail of spine, 1 inch closed tear along back head edge near head of spine, age toning to back: Boards are strong and clean, chipping at corneras and head and tail of spine, small 1 inch tear at head edge hinge, spine cocked but binding still tight: Textblock is clean: 208 pp.
Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 1988. Octavo: G/no-DJ paperback: Light green spine with white box and darker green text: Cover has general shelfwear, some fraying to corners, 2 inch closed tear along front fore edge, several pages have indentation from this tear: Textblock has some age toning, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 377 pp.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1985. First Edition. Octavo; pp 318; VG-/G; blue spine with white and black text; this volume only; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; small chip to spine tail edge; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; pp 95-98 loosed from binding, but present; profusely illustrated; interior clean.
London: Faber and Faber, 1958. First Edition. Octavo; pp 208; VG-/G-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has moderately sunned exterior, mostly to spine, some toning to edges, price clipped flap; cloth has light sunning to exterior, some wear to edges; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
Paris: Dufour et Mulat, 1852. Octavo; G+; Quarter leather binding; Hardcover; Dark brown spine with designs and labels and gold text; Boards have general age-tone with rubbing, bumping and chips to the corners, edges and exterior, front hinge is slightly separated but boards are not affected; Text block has a crease on free front end paper and severe foxing on pages otherwise pages are legible; 311p. ( Vol.1 Only).
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1932. Octavo; pp 347; VG-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text and bands; ex-library; cloth has slight smudges to exterior, library sticker to lower spine; text block shows light toning to exterior edges, library stamps to exterior head and tail edges, library bookplate to front pastedown and copyright page, as well as labels and pouch in rear; interior clean;.
New York: Hutchinson and Co. Ltd, 1945. Octavo. VG/VG- DJ. Black spine with yellow and white text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean with mild edgewear (small rubbed areas and small tears); dj is age-toned and has protective mylar covering; dj has pencil marking on the inside flap on the front; boards are strong and mostly clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 176.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1967. Octavo; VG/VG-; red/black spine, tan text; jacket has age toning in back, chipping around edges, taped closed tears at head edge, small open tear on spine; board are strong, bumping in top corners; textblock has minor pencil markings throughout, former owner's inscription on front free endpaper, tearing along joints at pastedowns, staining around edges, all text is clear; pp 642; Vol. 4 only.
Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1916. First. Quarto; G+/no-DJ; green spine with gold text; book shows significant age discoloration throughout; cover beginning to show separation in front but still fully intact, fraying and bending around edges, stain on upper back; textblock intact and free of markings, beginning to show some separation; pp 211. [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].
Amsterdam: Paddington Press Ltd, 1976. Small quarto; pp 240; G/G; black spine with yellow text; dust jacket has minor chipping to edges; slight rubbing to exterior; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has soiled exterior edges; light pencil to endpapers; light ink to rear pastedown; interior clean; profusely illustrated with many photographs.
Helsinki: John Nurrminen Foundation, 1995. Quarto; pp 287; VG-/VG-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; minor chipping to edges; closed tear to front tail edge, as is; mylar wraps; cloth has lightly toned exterior edges; some rubbing wear to edges; lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London, Copenhagen, Stockholm: The Norroena Society, 1905. 20/650. Octavo; pp 618; G-/no-DJ; navy blue spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; ex-library; limited Viking edition, this is no. 20 of 650; cloths have moderate sunning to exteriors; wear showing to spine edges and fore corners; noticeable rubbing to exteriors; strong boards; library markings to spines; text blocks show slight soiling to exterior edges; slightly age toned fore edges; ffeps missing in both volumes; some minor chipping to fore edges of first few pages; ex-library with library markings to few early pages; library pouches to rear pastedowns; library bookplate to front pastedowns; bookplate remnants to verso of title page of vol. 2; frontispieces with tissue guards; cracking to frontispiece near gutter in vol. 2, as is.
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1954. First English edition. Octavo; pp 275; G/G-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has some foxing to exterior, mostly to spine; minor chipping to corners; cloth shows slight soiling to boards; some bumping to head fore corners; text block slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
Macmillan and Company: St. Martin's Press, London. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with dust jacket; Green spine with red and brown text; Dust jacket has minor tears to the corners and edges and has severe marks and discoloring to the rear; Boards have minor bumping to the corners and edges and end hinge is cracked but boards are not separated; Front free end-paper has an inscription of the previous owner in a rubber stamp,edges have minor scratches and marks, otherwise text block is clean; 889p.
Sussex, England and New York: Wheatsheaf Books Ltd and St. Martin's Press, Inc., 1987. First Edition. Octavo; pp 203; VG/G-; green spine with red and pink text; dust jacket has sunned spine, slight wear to exterior; cloth shows light wear to exterior; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Barnes and Noble Books, 1978. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Black spine with silver letters; Boards strong, back board slightly bowed, covers have occasional scratch and some spots/scuffs, cover material frayed through in a few places on spine, boards have edge and corner wear; Textblock some spots around edges, back end paper very minor foxing at edge, text has very occasional underlining and margin notations in pencil, interior otherwise clean; 305pp.
Athens: Constellation Books, 1995. Small Quarto; pp 238; VG/VG-; dark blue spine with white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong and clean boards; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London, Melbourne, Toronto; New York: Macmillan; St Martin's Press, 1968. Small Octavo; pp 425; G/no-DJ; Orange spine with gilt text on a black panel; cloth has slight sunning and wear to exterior, tape residue to head and tail edges, moderate wear to edges; text block shows slight wear and light soiling to exterior edges, interior unmarked; inscribed by author;.