New York, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1967. First Edition. Large Thin Octavo; VG-/G; deep yellow spine with gray, red and white text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows mild, general wear; few chips to edges; cloth exterior clean; good, solid binding; text block exterior edges have light tone; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; pp 28.
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891. First US Edition, Early Printing. Octavo, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in full green publisher's cloth bindings, stamped in black and gilt; some mild shelf wear and rubbing; light wear to heads and tails of spines; gutter open at volume one pager 224, some gatherings partially detached; ink name to ffeps; all maps present; pages clean; shelved above Africa.
Ville de Sisteron: Éditions Sépia, 1995. Octavo; VG/G; Paperback with DJ; DJ spine, grey with black print; DJ has crease to rear, light shelfwear, but clean and bright; Cover is white with black print, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Text in French; Exposition catalog; 91 pages, illustrated (chiefly color). [Shelf: Modern Art].
Woodford Green: Lalibela House, 1955. Octavo; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, wear to spine caps, hinges, and corners, slight punctures to hinges, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has smudges to top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, faint spotting to endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; xxxviii, 747 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates, some color).
Philadelphia, PA: Historical Publishing Company, 1890. New Edition. Quarto, 576 pages; VG; bound in publisher's red cloth, gilt lettering and black palm tree on spine; light fading to spine, some gilt rubbed; age-toning to pages; profusely illustrated with 500 engravings, some in color; frontispiece with tissue-guard slightly bled onto title page, as usual; shelved case 9.
London: Robert Hale Limited, 1956. First Edition. Octavo; G+; black spine with gilt text; first edition; no jacket; cloth exterior shows modest wear, notably few whitish spots; light sub faded spine; good binding; text block exterior edges have slight age toning; faint staining to head edge to fore edge; light foxing sprinkled to endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; map frontispiece; interior pages good; pp 430.
Via Afrika Limited, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, VG/VG; red spine with blue stripe and white lettering; dust jacket protected in a mylar covering, minor shelfwear including small tears along the top and bottom of edges of dust jacket; bookplate signed by LLW Sebe adhered to ffep; shelved in Africa.
Waterloo: Published for the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion/Corporation Canadienne des Sciences Religieuses by Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1988. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, white with red and black print; Cover has light edgewear, creased front hinge, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 321 pages.
Kumasi/London: Basel Mission Book Depot/Oxford University Press, 1954. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; xviii, 414 pages; VG/VG-; spine beige with dark grey text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped reading "42s. net", some shelfwear to dust jacket including some chipping and small closed and open tears, particularly at the head of the spine; some foxing to textblock; ink names to front pastedown and ffep, offset to ffep and rfep with possible tape marks in the fore edge corners; black and white photographs throughout; shelved World Religion.
The Netherlands: Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, 1994. Quarto; G; Ex-library; Paperback; Spine, white with black print, call number label taped at bottom; Cover has light edgewear, library barcode label on rear, else clean and bright; Text block has library bookplate inside front cover, library stamps on title page, library barcode label inside rear cover; else clean and tight; xl, 211 pages, illustrated (b&w). [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].
Johannesburg: The Art Photo Publishing Company. Quarto; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black leather with gold print, cocked spine, wear to spine caps, edges, and corners, toning to spine, light scuffing and blemishes to boards; Text block has gilt edges, surface tear to front pastedown, cracked front hinge, else clean and tight; 159 leaves, b&w photographs with descriptions on facing leaves. [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].
Geneve: Editions Minerva, S.A., 1971. Large Octavo; G+/G; orange/black spine with black text; dust jacket exterior has slight shelf wear; light toning to exterior; few, minor chips to edges; ex-library sticker to spine; cloth exterior has light wear; mild tone toward edges; slight lean to spine; textblock exterior head edge shows mild tone; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; few ex-library markings inside; profusely illustrated; interior good; pp 151.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 527 pages; VG/VG; gray spine with white lettering; dust jacket protected in a mylar covering; price unclipped'$19.95'; minor shelfwear including several tears at the top and bottom edges of the dust jacket; title page inscribed by "Sandy" Unger; shelved Africa.
London: Privately Printed for Lady Meux, 1906. Limited Edition: 250 copies. Elephant Folios, Two Volumes; G-; Full brown cloth, tooled, with gilt lettering to spines; Boards show moderate wear to cloth along joints, light plus bumping to corners, light wear to edges, light plus wear and discoloring overall, and several instances of minor worming; Textblocks have light shelfwear and age-toning to marbled edges, several instances of moderate worming to endpapers and subsequent pages, and varying degrees of light to moderate plus age-toning and foxing to pages throughout interiorly; Three leaves (half-title through titlepage) of Volume One are loose, but intact; All original 165 color plates are intact; Marbled endpapers; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (viii, lxiv, 243 pages (with 112 interleaved plates, numbered cxii)) -- Vol. II. (pp. 244 - 396, 142 pages). JR Consignment.
Washington DC: Privately Published, 2006. Large Octavo; VG; dark blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows fairly slight wear; tight binding; strong boards; textblock exterior edges clean; interior pages clean; inscribed by authors, as "Owen and Janet" to front endpaper; illustrated; pp 390.
Madrid: Editorial San Martin, S.L., 1988. Thick Octavo; VG-/paperback; green spine with black and red text; covers show slight handling wear; few, minor dings to edges; previous bookshop's stickers to rear; French flaps; text block exterior edges have slight shelf wear; slight wear to hinges; interior clean; illustrated; pp 629; text in Spanish 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. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
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"
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1863. First Edition. Octavo, [ii], xxxi, 658, [xxxv]; VG-; 20th century binding in 1/4 brown leather, with gilt letting and raised bands on spine; Original front board cloth with gilt illustration loose inside; Light wear to the edges and corners; Text block toned with some minor spotting/foxing; strip of archival backing to frontispiece, title page, gutter of v; Lacking the folding map; Several dozen black and white plates, some full page and some insets; 35 pages of advertisements in rear; JR consignment; Shelved Case 9.
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.
Hartford: Silas Andrus, 1821. Thirteenth Edition. Octavo; 275 pages, map in rear; G-; Bound in brown leather with gilt lettering on red spine label; Bumping and rubbing to corners, splitting along joints, tearing to both covers near joints, scratching to covers, creasing to rear cover; Textblock has age toning, damp staining to pages, small triangular tear in front endpaper, foxing to pages, rear endpaper separated from textblock; RWO.
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.
Port Washington: Kennikat Press, 1970. Octavo; 2 volumes; First published 1902, reissued 1970; G; Hardcover; Spine, grey with silver print; Boards in grey cloth, light soiling; Text blocks have spotting to edges and endpapers, else clean and tight; 2 vols. (ix, 543 pages), frontispiece (port.) in each volume.
New York: Random House, 1938. First American Edition. Octavo; 389 pages; G+/G; Brown and green pictorial spine with black text; Dustjacket protected by mylar covering, Open tear along head edge of spine, chipping along spine edges, small open tear to front joint, chipping at corners, sunning to spine; Minor wear along edges; Textblock has age toning to pages, bookplate on front pastedown, marking in pen and pencil on pastedowns, creasing along front interior hinge; RWO.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965. Reprint. Octavo; 271 pages; G+; Gray dustjacket spine with navy text; Dustjacket has chipping along edges and at corners, sunning to spine, toning to covers, small closed tears along head edge of front cover; Slight cocking to spine, minor wear to edges, rubbing along spine edges; Textblock has ink stamp on front endpaper, spotting along head edge; RWO.
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.
Columbus: George Brewster, 1851. Octavo; Fair; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Later library binding with boards in brown buckram, mild wear to spine caps, hinges and corners, blemish from removed call number label on spine, else clean and strong; Text block has library bookplate on front pastedown, embossed library stamp and penciled library markings on title page, surface tear from removed library pocket on rear pastedown, name in pencil on title page, occasional foxing chiefly in conjunction with plates; xii, 448 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w and color plates, folded map). Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column B.
London: Printed by Richard. Bishop. for Iacob Blome and Richard Bishop, 1633. Second Edition. Quarto, , 256, 259-364,  pages; VG; bound in contemporary full leather boards, later rebacking with paneled spine morocco label with gilt titling; moderate wear and rubbing to binding, bumping and light fraying to corners, label slightly chipped; bookplate to front pastedown; gift inscription to sfep; date on title page inked to read 1688; With an additional engraved title page and a multitude of in-text engravings of people, animals, and maps; SH consignment; shelved case 9.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1878. Octavo; Fair; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Later binding with boards in red buckram cloth, light wear to bottom edge, slight blemish on rear, else clean and tight; Text block has library stamps on frontispiece and title page and on versos of interior plates, library penciled markings on title page, title page has spine tear, plate at p. 38 is loose from binding, slight number of pages with tear to fore edge, light age-toning to paper; xvi, 499 pages, frontispiece (folded map), illustrated (b&w, with folded geological table) + 39 page Macmillan catalog.
Brooklyn NY: Arrow and Trooper Publishing Co, 1996. 38/50. Booklet [8.5 x 11]; black comb binding without text; VG-/paper wrappers; light blue covers show only slight wear; pictorial front with black lettering; textblock exterior edges show minimal wear; interior clean; illustrated; numbered copies; this no. 38 of 50 copies; pp 45.
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.
London: Frederick Muller Limited, 1959. 461/525. Octavo; VG/G+; Yellow, green and brown pictorial spine with green and yellow text; facsimile reprint; first Frederick Muller Limited edition; numbered copies, this is 461 of 525; exterior to dust jacket shows mild handling wear; lightly sunned spine; other slight edge wear; small black marker mark to rear; green cloth exterior has very slight wear; tight binding; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges lightly toned; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior pages very good; illustrated; pp 200; signed by Ellen Enzler-Herring of Trophy Room Books, Agoura CA.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1935. Octavo; G+; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth exterior has slight, sparse marks; few scratches to rear; minor edge wear; strong boards; no jacket; text block exterior edges have slight toning; light tone to endpapers; frontispiece; faint smudge to p 19; otherwise interior good; pp 238.
Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1935. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 178 pages; VG/VG-; faded red spine with black text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped '$1.50' crossed out in pencil; mild shelfwear all around, approx. 1/4" maximum missing from the four fore edge corners, approx. 1/4" maximum missing from the top of the spine, and minor smudging/staining on the white of the back cover; map of Ethiopia on end pages; ink name to back of frontispiece, illustrated throughout, very minor split/exposed webbing on spread 126/127; shelved in Italy.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1926. Octavo; Volume 2 only; G-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with faded print; Boards in blue cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, mottled fading, mild shelfwear; Text block has light spotting to edges and endpapers, spine break at p. 272, clean text; xv, 629 pages, folded map at rear, illustrated (b&w).
Philadelphia: David McKay. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, light fraying to spine caps and corners, light shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, tanning and spotting to endpapers, initials in ink on front pastedown, occasional light foxing within, clean text; vi, 335 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w and color plates).
London: John Murray, 1905. Second Edition. 2 Volumes; Octavos; 280/374 pages; G; Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering on spines and front covers; Boards have rubbing to corners and along edges, slight cocking to spines; Textblocks have age toning to pages, marking in pencil on front endpaper of volume 1, light foxing to some pages; RWO.
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).
Atlantic Highlands NJ: Humanities Press, 1981. First Edition. Octavo; G+/G; sunned blue spine with white and red text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight rubbing; two white spots to front; slightly age toned flaps; cloth exterior has only light wear; sturdy boards; textblock exterior edges have slight yellowish toning; interior good; illustrated; pp 224.
New Hyde Park: University Books, 1968. Octavo; Volume 2 only; “Complete reproduction of the original work”, Macmillan, London, 1926; G/Fair+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, small surface tear on spine, shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in black cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has red tinted top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, slight moisture stain to front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xvii, 629 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 294 pages; VG/VG-; spine beige and green with black titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut, some rubbing and mild discoloration, light chipping to head of spine; ink name to ffep; First Edition, First Printing with Scribner's 'A' and seal; TC Consignment; shelved case 2.
London: Frank Cass & Co Ltd., 1966. Second Edition, New Impression. Octavo, xxviii pages, 446 pages; G+; marked shelfwear and rubbing to the cover of the book; significant tanning to the spine with minor tanning towards the top of the front cover; marked soiling near the head of the spine; bumping to the corners of the boards and the head and tail of the spine; marked creasing and tearing to the bottom edges of the boards; marked foxing/spotting to the top edge of the text block; minor soiling to the fore and bottom edges of the text block; minor soiling to front and back paste downs and end papers; inked with previous owner's name and a date on ffep; fold out map, in good condition, between page 446 and bfep; shelved in Africa.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1962. First Edition. Octavo; G+; 1/4 bound black spine with red and beige text; first edition; no jacket; spine to cloth shows slight soiling stains; slightly rubbed edges; straight boards; text block exterior edges have age toned moderately; gift inscription to ffep; interior slightly age toned; pp 555.
London: John Bale, Sons, and Danielsson, Ltd., [n.d. 1921]. [No Edition Statement]. Octavo, 321 pages; G; contemporary full brick cloth binding; spine faded, with black lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners markedly bumped; tide line at left-hand edge of front board; joints starting; small chips missing at crown and tail of spine; some fading and soiling to spine; chip missing at center of spine; four small soiled patches at back board; spine cocked; binding shaken; signature of previous owner Eslanda Goode Robeson, anthropologist, at front pastedown; contains black and white photos; fold-out map at back; pages clean; shelved Case 9.
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1958. Small Octavo; G+/G-; beige spine with black text; dust jacket exterior shows modest soiling wear; some chips to edges; exterior edges and spine to cloth has sunned slightly; otherwise exterior good; mild lean to spine; text block exterior edges have mild toning; slight offsetting to endpapers; paperclip offset to feps; interior pages clean; pp 93.
London and Basingstoke: The Macmillan Press Ltd, 1974. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-/paperback; beige/orange spine with black text; reprinted; covers show slight sun aging to exterior; however binding intact; textblock have only mild wear to exterior edges; interior pages clean; illustrated; fold out map at rear; pp 491.
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].
Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1977. Octavo; G; burgundy spine with white text; covers have slight handling wear; 1.5 inch tear to front head edge; closed chip to front tail edge; minor wear to edges otherwise; text block fore edge has two brownish stains; interior pages good; illustrated; pp 425.
London: Bourbon and Pierce, 2007. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 285 pages; VG/VG; spine black, with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and scuffing; inscribed by Lenderking at second front free endpaper; contains black and white illustrations; inconsistent and thin printing throughout textblock; pages clean; shelved Cookbooks--International.