Bruxelles: Credit COmmunal de Belgique, 1977. Large Octavo, 165 pages; G; ivory spine with black text; covers have slight shelf wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; sticker to rear pastedown; French and Dutch text; shelved in African Art.
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New York City: Museum of Primitive Art, 1962. Quarto, unpaginated; VG/G+ condition; Greenish brown cloth boards and spine, white text on spine, front board age-toned at head, superficial scratch from box cutter in center of front board, slight bumping to corners and book slightly shaken; light brown thick paper dust jacket with black and purple text on front, rear, and spine, wear to edges but no tears or creases, only blemish is box-cutter slash down the front.
Nairobi: 1933-1934. Quarto; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, blue without print; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and grey cardboard boards, wear to spine caps and corners, spine has wear, slight tears, worn and mottled, boards have surface tear on front where large label was removed, foxing, wear to edges, stains, dates in ink on front top edge; Text block clean and tight; Each issue with separate paging, illustrated (b&w, including b&w plates). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Paris: Michelin & Cie. 1st edition. Octavo; First edition; G-; Hardcover; Spine, tan with brown print; Boards in tan cloth with brown print, rounded corners, light wear to spine caps, light smudging/shelfwear; Text block has speckled edges, blue and pink ribbon markers, cracked front hinge, penciled name on front pastedown, age-toning to paper; Text in French; xlii, 274 pages, illustrated (b&w and color maps (some folded)). SEE ALL FIVE IMAGES FOR DETAILS Shelved in Netdesk office, on bookshelf to the right of the Ephemera sections.
Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1983. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with red print; DJ has light edgewear, soiling to spine, else clean and bright; Boards in red cloth with gold and white print, wear to bottom edge, else clean and strong; Text block has mild age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; 279 pages.
Uganda: Authority, 1972. Octavo; pp 127; G-/paperback; brown spine without text; full title: The Republic of Uganda: Part I, Commission of Inquiry into the Missing American Messrs. Stroh and Siedle held at the Conference Room, Parliament House, Kampala; Part II, Government White Paper on the Report of the Commission of Inquiry; covers show slightly sunned exterior, chipped tail spine edge, some scratches to exterior; slight sunning to spine; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, cracked at front gutter with loosed text block; interior clean.
Harare, Rhodesia: National Gallery of Rhodesia & National Historical Association of Rhodesia, 1975. First Edition. Booklet; unpaginated; VG-/paperback; pictorial wrappers show light wear to exterior, slight age toning to exterior; brown covers have minor wear; text block has slight wear to edges; interior clean NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 11, in Netdesk office.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1952. Octavo; G-; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning, mild shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, slight tanning to endpapers, surface tears to rear endpapers where library label and pocket were removed, else clean and tight; xix, 201 pages, illustrated (2 b&w maps, 1 folded color map).
Paris: Librairie C. Klincksieck, 1973. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with green & red text; Covers are slightly rubbed with somewhat age toned and smudged exterior, otherwise with sturdy and intact panels; Text block has moderate wear on exterior edges due to handling with tight binding, underlining and writing from middle toward end of text; pp 590. French text.
London: John Murray, 1816. First Edition. Quarto, xxxix, , 231 pages; VG; three quarters bound in calf, paper covered boards, paneled spine with black label and gilt titling; some mild wear and rubbing, cracking to spine; bookplate to front pastedown of Thomas Munro; wide margins; folding map; shelved case 9.
Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1968. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/paperback; tanned beige spines with black text; 2 volumes; covers have mild soiling to exteriors; some age toning toward edges; small chips to corners; vol. 2 has light pencil to front; intact covers; text block edges have slight tone; slight sticker residue inside both front covers; tight bindings; interior pages clean; text in French; pp 1296.
Citta del Vaticano: Edizioni Musei Vaticani, 2014. Small Quarto; pp 74; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has only mild wear to exterior; light edge wear; exterior clean; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Arabic and English text;.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. 12mo; VG-; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; lightly sunned spine; decorative gilt scroll design to head and tail spine edges; straight boards; lightly rubbed corners; gilt decorations to front; very nice binding; probably rebound; text block exterior fore and tail edges slightly age toned; top edge gilt; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight foxing to before edge to title page; interior unmarked; illustrated; fold out map tipped in at rear endpaper; pp 357 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
Cape Town: A.A. Balkema, 1971. Small quarto; pp 259; G/G-; white/dark beige spine with black text; full title: Kruger's Pretoria: Buildings and Personalities of the City in the Nineteenth Century; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; minor sunning to exterior; slight wear to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; some ink writing to ffep; 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.
Chicago: University of Chicago, 1930. Octavo bound in blue cloth. The name of a previous owner, Les Janka, written on the front free endpape Condition: Good+. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and fraying to edges and corners of boards. Spine somewhat tanned. Bumping to corners and top of rear board. Text block somewhat age-toned with scattered marginalia in pencil. LJ Consign; Shelved Middle Room.
Stanford CA: Stanford University Press, 1981. Octavo; VG/VG-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has slight exterior wear; minor dings to edges; mild vertical crease to rear flap; cloth exterior has light sun fading; straight boards; light edge wear; tight binding; textblock exterior edges show mild tone; interior good; illustrated with maps toward rear; pp 302 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
New York: Basic Civitas Books, 1999. First edition. Quarto; 1st edition; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with gold print; DJ has light edgewear, slight shelfwear, but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xxxvii, 2095 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w, color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Random House, 1978. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G; off-white spine with black and burgundy text; dust jacket has slight smudges to exterior; damp stain inside dj to front tail edge; lightly age toned flaps; minor edge wear; cloth shows lightly sunned exterior; sturdy boards; exterior text block edges have light foxing; mild offset to endpapers; minor damp staining to tail edges to several pages toward front of text;.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1910. Thick Octavo; G; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows slight overall wear; few, small marks to exterior; slightly rubbed edges; shaken binding cocking spine; ex-library markings to spine; textblock exterior edges have age toned moderately; deckled fore edge; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some foxing to several pages; other ex-library markings to few early pages; frontispiece with tissue guard; fold out map at front; illustrated; ex-library pouch to rear pastedown; pp 532.
New York: Schocken Books, 1984. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow with brown print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, rear top and bottom edges have small tears, some creasing, toning to spine; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, cocked spine, mild wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; viii, 245 pages, illustrated (color plates).
Leipzig, Germany: Karl Baedeker, 1914. Seventh Edition. Octavo, 458 pages; G; full binding of red cloth; spine with gilt lettering; moderate shelf wear; closed tears at head and tail of spine; small closed tears at upper edge of back cover; all edges marbled; tanning to pages; both hinges split; contains maps throughout; two ribbon bookmarks; pages clean LJ consignment; shelved Middle Room.
London: The Religious Tract Society, n.d. Octavo; G; brownish tan spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to front and rear panels; noticeably sunned spine; sturdy boards; binding intact; slight fraying to spine edges; exterior text edges have modest age toning; slight cracking to front hinge; frontispiece; minor chip to fore edge to few pages, mid text; slight defect to gutter to p 128; light pencil to p 178; illustrated with black and white plates; pp 252.
Uppsala, Sweden: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 1992. Octavo; pp 320; Good; pinkish beige spine with brown and red text; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; lightly bumped corners; mildly bumped head edge; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean; illustrated;.
London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1962. Octavo; 2 volumes; G; Hardcover; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, freckled spotting/stains; Text blocks have tan-tinted top edge, slight spotting to fore edges, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; (2 vols.) xlvii, 569 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
Paris: Arts et Metiers, 1955. G+ Condition. Wide 4to in dark green boards half-bound (spine and corners) in green cloth, title on spine in gilt. No DJ. Edges of boards rubbed, spine agetoned, light scattered wear and staining to boards. TEXT IN FRENCH. Top and fore edges of textblock foxed, pages otherwise clean. A number of pages of photo images scattered throughout. 543 pp. 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.
London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1962. Second Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; red/black spine with beige text; second edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight soiling, due to handling; some rubbing wear to edges; cloth clean; straight boards; tight binding; textblock exterior edges have slight grayish tone; ex-Library of Congress Surplus stamp to copyright page; interior clean; illustrated; fold out map at rear; pp 411.
New York: Macmillan, 1908 & 1909. First Edition, first printing. Octavos; 594 & 600 pages; VG-; Green cloth boards with gilt lettering; Some wear to the fore edges of the boards on both volumes, corners bumped and starting to fray; Bindings secure; Previous owner's bookplates; Upper edge gilt with some abrasions; Some foxing, mostly to the edges of the text block; No writing or underlining Shelved in Middle Room.
New York: Doubleday, 2012. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 333 pages; VG/VG; spine yellow and black, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; price uncut '25.95'; inscribed by Bartles at half title, and inscribed by Herman at title page; contains black and white and full color photos; pages clean; shelved Africa.
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, Inc., 1935. Octavo; G; orange spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has slight handling wear to exterior; sturdy boards; textblock exterior head edge colored black; other edges have modest age toning; pictorial endpapers; reddish marks to front endpaper; minor offsetting to hinges; frontispiece; slight foxing to title page; interior pages slightly age toned; illustrated; pp 354.
Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1974. Small Octavo; VG-/G; blue spine with black and white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; few white spots to front; cloth shows slight smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light tone; slight offset toning to endpapers; interior pages clean; tight binding; pp 118.
Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University, 1984. First Edition. Octavo, 164 pages; VG/VG-; spine is faded orange with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping and several small open tears at the top of the spine; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor speckling along the top edge; shelved in Africa.
Basingstoke and London: The Macmillan Press Ltd, 1989. First Edition. 10mo; VG/G; off-white spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight toning toward edges; some minor smudges to exterior; cloth has slight scratches to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges mildly toned; slight shadow toning to endpapers; interior clean; tight binding; pp 182.
Brussel: Carl Muquardt, 1861/1862. New Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in later 3/4 acid-washed calf, marbled paper boards, spines paneled with two teal labels, gilt titling; some mild shelfwear and rubbing, primarily to marbled paper; name stamp to sfep of both volumes; Volume 1 with 63 of 64 plates, lacking plate 31, Volume 2 with 86 plates, for a total of 149 of 150 exquisite hand-colored plates with representations of costumes and uniforms from all over the world.; text in German; shelved case 9.
New York: Henry G. Allen & Company, 1887. Edition De Luxe: No. 584 of 800. Elephant Folios (19.5" x 26"), Two Volumes; Publisher's three-quarter leather and cloth bound, with morocco spine labels and gilt lettering to spine; Boards show moderate plus bumping to corners, moderate plus wear to edges, significant wear to leather on front cover of Volume I, and light cracking to leather along joints on both volumes[; Textblocks show moderate foxing and age-toning throughout; a.e.g.; All original 72 plates (with 50 color or tinted plates) intact. Each volume has engraved illustration to titlepage. Both volumes housed in latched cases in black cloth. JR Consignment. In Room B. CONTENTS: Vol. I. [Titlepage], [List of illustrations], 36 plates, each prefaced by titlepage and text description. In good condition. Professional repair to titlepage, and two-inch closed tear to bottom edge of plate 28 title/text page. Vol. II. [Titlepage], [List of illustrations], 36 plates, each prefaced by titlepage and text description. In good minus condition. The title/text pages of the following plates are loose (but intact): Plates 2-4, 11, 13-17, 33-36 (all of these pages have light chipping to fore-edges). Top edge of title/text page to plate two has one inch close tear. Title / text pages for plates 12 and 35 have tears to page along spine (each roughly 1/3 length of spine). Pencil presentation inscription on ffep: "New Ipswich Library / Presented by Henry O Chambry. / April"
New York: Harper & Borthers, 1881. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, worn spine caps and corners, mild warping, rubbing, shelfwear, marks on rear; Text block has penciled number on bottom edge, name in ink on front endpaper, cracked hinges front and rear, light amount of penciled marginal notation throughout, moisture stain to top edge of pages throughout; xix, 504 pages, frontispiece (port.), map (color).
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-; light blue spine with black text; reprinted; missing jacket; cloth has slight exterior wear; little sunning to spine; mild lean to boards; strong boards; text block exterior edges show light foxing; previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated; pp 246.
London: Oxford University Press, 1958. Octavo; 1st edition 1958, Reprinted (with corrections) 1958; G-; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps with slight tear to spine head, toning to spine, smudging/blemishes to front and rear; Text block has light spotting to fore edge, bookplate on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; vi, 281 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w maps including 1 folded at rear).
New York: Hacker Art Books, 1973. Reprint. Quarto; VG-/No jacket hardcover; Orange spine with brown lettering; Boards are straight with some wear along the edges, corners are bumped with some light fraying; Binding is sturdy; Text block is age toned but free of marking; Unpaginated, B&W Plates. NOTE: Text is in French. 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, atop one of the bookcases.
London: Brian Colquhoun and Partners, 1965. Quarto; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, cocked spine, light wear to spine caps and corners, peripheral toning, light soiling to fore edges of front and rear, warping; Text block has tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; At head of title: “Government of Malawi”; variously paged, illustrated (b&w), folded maps. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
London: Haughton and Co., 1884. First Edition. 12mo; pp 118; G-; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows some soiling stains to exterior; rubbed edges; black border to front and rear; lightly sunned spine; beveled edges; sturdy boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; some foxing to interior pages, mostly to first and last few pages; slight ink to rear endpaper; gift inscription to ffep; previous owner's name to title page; light ink and pencil marginalia; good binding.
London: Printd by J. Ruthven, for G.G. J. and J. Robinson, 1790. First Edition. Quartos, Five volumes; VG-; all volumes bound uniformly in contemporary full polished calf with gilt emblem to both, later rebacking with black leather title labels with gilt lettering; Loss of leather on spines with red rot occurring, not affecting the gilt lettering; Bumping to corners with some loss of leather, scratching to the boards; Typical toning to the text blocks; Lacking 2 of the plates [One sheet of Heiroglyphics in volume 1, one plate of "Binny" from Volume 5]; All 3 folding maps intact with some light tearing along the creases; 3 leaves of battle plans intact [Vol IV]; 4 Leaves of Ethiopian text [Vol I] [x], lxxxii, 535; [ii], viii, 718; [ii], viii, 759; [ii], viii, 695; [ii], xiv, 230, [xii], 3 folding maps. JR consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: A Halsted Press Book, John Wiley & Sons, 1975. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ has slight shelfwear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth, slight wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 160 pages, illustrated (b&w maps).
Philadelphia, PA: Historical Publishing Company, 1889. New Edition. Quarto, 606 pages,  ads; VG-; bound in publisher's olive cloth, olive lettering and black palm tree on spine; spine cocked; age-toning to pages; profusely illustrated with 500 engravings, some in color; frontispiece with tissue-guard slightly bled onto title page; sticker of the "Library Baltimore Academy of the Visitation' on front pastedown; MA consignment; shelved case 9.