New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1916. First Edition. 12mo., vii, 186pp., 6pp ads; VG-; spine green cloth with faded gilt lettering; small stains to front board; rear board fore edge has some paper remnants attached; small waterstain on middle of fore edge from pages 117-end, water reaches text on page 147; no writing or underlining; presumed first printing, as copyright page has no further printings listed; Motte began her nursing career as a tuberculosis nurse in Baltimore and then served as an army nurse in Europe during World War I. The Backwash of War is based on the diary she kept during that time. Due to its graphic depictions and presumed unpatriotic attitude, it was suppressed in the United States, and not republished until 1934, although there was a British edition in 1919; shelved case 10.
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New York: Henry Holt and Company, n.d. 12mo; Good; navy spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Select Documents of European History, 800-1495; pp 201; vol. 2, Select Documents of European History, 1492-1715, pp 212; no jackets; cloths have mild wear to exteriors; strong boards; mylar wraps; text blocks have light toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns; interiors clean;.
Paris: Chez Mme Ve Jules Renouard, 1864. Octavo; VG-; black leather 1/4 bound spines with gilt text; raised bands to spines; no jackets; green marbled boards has slight wear to exteriors; mild edge wear; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; top edges gilt; deckled fore edges; marbled endpapers; interiors clean; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; text in French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1982. Phoenix edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Red spine with white text; Covers have some light wear at spine corners, sticker on rear, slightly sunned spine and minor but light rubbing on panels which are otherwise intact and clean; Text block is unmarked with tight binding; pp 384.
Cambridge & Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1994. reprint. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Taupe spine with blue & brown text; Covers have slightly sunned spine with minor edge wear, otherwise panels are clean and intact; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling with highlighting on pp xvi-xvii in preface and 51, otherwise tight binding; pp 194.
Chicago: University of Chicago, 1980. First Edition. Octavo; G+/G+; Red spine with white text; DJ has moderate edgewear with visible rubbing around edges, 1" open tear on tail; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock shows strong foxing and spotting on exterior head/fore edge, interior has few pages with highlighting; Binding strong; 384pp.
New York, NY: George Braziller, 1955. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G; Faded blue spine with white and blue text; DJ darkened with age, all edges show signs of wear including some small tears, the spine has a 1" x .5" x 1" open tear, and the inner flap original price tag has been removed; Boards clean and strong, some rubbing to exposed edges; Textblock darkened by age but otherwise clean, edges show some signs of foxing, and the last two pages of the textblock before the free end pages are connected; pp 407.
Paris: Editions A. et J. Picard & Cie. 1966. Octavo; pp 534; G-/paperback; grayish beige spine with black text; odd volume; exterior has slight sun darkening to spine; moderate shelf wear to exterior; lightly creased fore edge; intact panels; minor chips to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior show light toning toward edges; light marginalia in pencil; text in French;.
Paris: Editions A. et J. Picard & Cie. 1968. Octavo; pp 518; G-/paperback; grayish beige spine with black text; odd volume; exterior has slight sun darkening to spine; moderate shelf wear to exterior; lightly creased fore edge; intact panels; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior show light toning toward edges; text in French;.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1938. Octavo; VG/G+; Dustjacket age toned, edges have some small chips and tears, DJ has small scuffs and occasional light foxing; Boards strong, boards have a little light rubbing, pastedowns age toned and have some light foxing; Textblock age toned, edges have some light foxing, interior clean; 308 pp.; Inscribed by author on half title page.
Washington: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2007. Quarto; pp 386; VG-/paperback; brown/orange pictorial spine with ivory text; covers have light wear to exterior edges; mild wear to exteriors; faux flaps; intact panels; text blocks have light toning to interior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - history; collection; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1954. First Edition. Octavo; pp 540; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to spine; minor wear to corners and spine edges; smudges to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; frontispiece.
Munchen: Verlag C.H. Beck, 1999. Quarto; pp 253; VG; dark gray spine with gilt text; slipcase shows slight wear to exterior; intact panels; no jacket; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; top edge gilt; illustrated; inscribed by Dieter Grimm, editor; German text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: University of London Press Ltd, 1967. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Light green spine with gray text; Covers have slight shelf & edge wear, lightly age toned and creased spine; Text block is slightly age toned with light foxing on head & tail edge exteriors; Front cover is cracking slightly from binding; pp 232.
London: Elek Books Limited, 1969. First UK Edition. Small Octavo; pp 204; G/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to spine; soiling to rear; light foxing to fore edges; minor chips to edges; moderate wear to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1966. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Purple and grey spine with beige text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; SIGNED by author 2 pages before the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 404.
Prague: Orbis Prague, 1949. First Edition, 5200 copies. First Edition, 5200 copies. Octavo booklet; frayed cream thin spine; G-/Wraps; Heavy shelf wear and age to covers, fraying along sides, edges and to corners, marks along rear surfaces, blue marks along rear cover edge, large 4 inch tear of front cover at head of spine and 3 inch tear at base of spine, front cover separated but present; Binding intact, erratum insert; Text block clean, grey scale illustrations; 37 pp.
London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1924. Reprinted. 12mo; pp 211; VG/no-DJ; light blue spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; cloth has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine, blue text to front; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, offset toning to ffep; includes maps; interior clean; some uncut pages.
Glasgow: W. Sommerville, A. Fullarton, J. Blackie, & Co., 1815. First Edition. Octavo, 973pp.; VG; spine maroon with seven gilt bands and gilt lettering; spine shows some wear and cracks, as well as some weathering and rubbing at edges; board edges have some wear, especially at corners; rebound; all 6 portraits present, as indicated by the directions to the binder in rear, as well as all maps; minor foxing appropriate with age present, else text clean; red spotted marbling on text block; shelved case 7.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987. Octavo; pp 260; G+/paperback; pinkish beige spine with brown and red text; covers have mild wear to exterior; slight sticker residue to spine; lightly thumbed corners; previous bookshop's label to rear; intact panels; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987. Octavo; Good condition hardcover; Ex-Library; Spine, purple with gold print; Boards in purple cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, rear bottom edge bumped, mild shelfwear; Text block has library stamp on top edge and verso of title page, rear endpapers have library label, surface tear, and call number in ink, ink marking on page 61 otherwise clean text; 260 pages.
New York: The Viking Press, 1968. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan and green with black print; DJ has light edgewear, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine; Boards in black cloth, mild wear to spine caps, stains on rear; Text block has orange-tinted top edge, bookplate on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; paged 243-583, illustrated (b&w plates, folded map).
Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1982. Octavo; pp 196; Fair/G; ivory/purple spine with gilt/ ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; small closed tear to rear head edge; cloth has slight sunning to spine; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight staining to fore edge; interior clean.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1975. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine white with blue and white print; DJ has edgewear, tears to top edge, especially at spine corners, some spotting and smudging; Boards in blue cloth with blue and gold print, bumps to outside corners and spine tail, slight spotting; Textblock clean and tight; xiv, 650 pages.
Paris: Les Presses Universitaires de France, 1946. First;. Octavo in blue and white soft covers; G/G-; spine white with black letters; covers show heavy shelf wear; spine has an open tear on top; front first end page is detached from spine and soiled; binding strong; paper discolored; folded charts and illustrations interspersed; uncut pages; pp. 382; this book is in FRENCH; as is.
Paris: Gallimard, 1954. Small quarto, 98 pages, 340 pages, Notes section numbered 439-475; VG-/G- condition; Off-white cloth, gilded text on spine, foxing to boards, age-toning to board edges and spine head and foot, textblock edges fine; small stain on interior front board; interior unmarked, slight age-toning to some page edges; Light tan DJ with red and black text on spine, red and black text and photo of stonework on front, wear to edges of spine and flap folds including small tear at head of spine and at bottom back cover, spine and both covers significantly soiled with dirty hand/fingerprints.
London: Hollis and Carter, 1954. First Edition. First Edition; Octavio; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, age toned spine, slightly sprung front, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges, previous owner's name in ink on front end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 382.
Lugduni Batavorum: Elzeviriana [Elzevier], 1630. First Edition. 32mo, 245 pages; VG; bound in contemporary vellum, vellum clean and in excellent condition, title written at top of spine; engraved title page; binding tight, 2nd ffep torn out, pages clean and free from marking, rear paste down has come loose revealing several pieces of a music manuscript used in binding; shelved case 3.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1966. Octavo; VG/VG-; Grey spine with white text; Dustjacket has some minor edge wear incl. very small chip at bottom left of spine and a light crease at top edge of spine, DJ is age toned, covers have some rubbing, with some fading through of color on front cover and spine, front flap price clipped; Boards straight and strong, edge wear to boards minimal, pastedowns clean, binding strong; Textblock very subtly age toned, a few small, faint spots on textblock head edge, interior clean; 393 pp.
Boston: Walker, Wise, and Company, 1864. Apparent first edition, four volume edition. Four volume, octavo. Fair+ with no dust jackets. Brown spine with gold lettering for each volume. Rear hinge of volume 1 loose. Stain to top edge margin of volume 1 above the text. Significant staining to front cover of volume 2. Moderate rubbing and staining to covers of volume 4. Volumes 1 and 3 covers good. Shelf-wear to the top and bottom edges of the spine of each volume. Nick to center of spine of volume 3. Paper of each volume age-toned and fragile. Nick to front free end paper of volume 1. Volume 1 to 455pp, volume 2 to 500pp, volume 3 to 575pp, volume 4 to 665pp.
Bruxelles: Nouvelles Editions Vokaer, 1980. Quarto; G+/G; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, illustrated with white print; DJ has edgewear, 2-inch closed tear to rear top edge, numbered label at bottom of spine; Boards in tan cloth, clean and strong; Text block has library stamp on title page, mild tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; Text in French; 235 pages, frontispiece (color map), illustrated (some color). Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York/London: Appleton and Co./Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1889. First US Edition [Second Issue]. Octavo; G+; Ochre boards and spine with gilt lettering; Some bumping and scuffing to the edges and corners of the boards, some slight tearing to the cloth at the spine edges, spine scuffed, gilt lettering faded but visible fraying at the corners; Binding is shaken with some tearing at the gutter and end papers both front and rear; Text block is age toned, as typical; Free of marking; BD consignment, shelved case 10.
New York: Praeger, 1954. Octavo; G/G; Black spine with white text and blue, white, and red stripes; Dustjacket is in protective plastic covering, DJ is age toned and has considerable edge wear incl. large square-shaped section missing at top of spine, elsewhere along edges DJ has some small chips, occasional short closed tears, some creases, and a few places on folds where top, colored layer of DJ's material is frayed through, back of DJ has rubbing and scuffing of a darker color; Boards have edge wear incl. fraying along very top and bottom edges of spine and occasional tiny chip, color has faded slightly along very top edge of boards, pastedowns are age toned, book's binding is shaken: first signature is separated at hinge from second signature but still connected to binding by webbing, last signature is separated at hinge from second-to-last signature but still connected to binding by webbing; Textblock age-toned, head textblock edge darker from age, tail textblock edge has some light rubbing, interior clean; 318 pp.
London: George Bell and Sons, 1887. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; Ex-library; Cloth is moderately rubbed & sunned on exterior, mostly on spine edges with slight fraying also at spine edges, sticker on spine toward tail edge and rubbing wear at fore corners, but otherwise strong and intact; Text block has darkened slightly on exterior edges with previous owner's book plate on front pastedown, embossed stamp of previous owner on frontispiece, title page, pp 1, page facing pp 85, tear at tail edge of pp 217, light pencil underlining and in margins toward center of text, library pouch on rear pastedown, with tight binding; pp 515.
London: Forgotten Books, 2015. Octavo; Facsimile of edition: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., London, 1905 (Special Campaign Series, No. 2); VG; Paperback; Spine, black and brown with tan print; Cover clean and bright; Textblock clean and tight but for pages at front with bump to lower outside corner; Photo-reproduced copy had light amount of reader annotations; xix, 300 pages.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1970. Octavo; VG-/VG-; grey spine, black and white text; dust jacket age toned on spine and along head and fore edges, general shelfwear, general edgewear, chipping on spine head and tail, rubbing on fore corners, closed tear on rear tail edge, light soiling on exterior covers, price cut, age toning, light soiling and light foxing in interior; boards strong, slight bowing, soiling on rear and spine, minor bumping on fore corners, light foxing in front interior along gutter; text block has occasional light soiling, foxing on exterior edges; x, 360pp.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1974. First edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Green spine with white text; Boards grayish spotting on rear panel with strong, intact panels otherwise and minor edge wear; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges due to handling with tightly bound pages; pp 269.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; pp 289; G/G; white spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; some minor chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; illustrated; slight writing to ffep.
London: Henry Colburn, 1814. Octavos, 2 volumes; Poor; 3/4 bound in brown leather, marbled boards; paneled spines, one compartment with burgundy label, one with an ex-library sticker, label on volume 1 has been lost; severe wear and rubbing to boards and binding; gutter visible on ffep of volume 1, with front board and spine detached from text block, but attached to rear board at hinge, volume 2 nearly detached in a similar manner, but still held together; ex-library, with usual stamps, bookplates, and stickers; volume 2 lacking front endpapers, all pages after 486;.
London: Hollis & Carter, 1950. Octavo; VG/VG-; Tan spine with black text; Dustjacket age toned, has a little bit of foxing, front top edge has a tiny chip and a small brown spot; Boards strong, pastedowns have considerable foxing, binding strong; Textblock age toned, textblock edges have a lot of foxing; 251 pp.
Madrid: Historia Hispana, 1987. Text in Spanish; Octavo; VG/VG; White spine with brown illustration of a family tree, no title text. DJ has general shelf wear, small closed tear on front; Boards have small bumping on bottom edge, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 287.
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;.