London: Rivingtons, 1872. Octavo. VG/none. 3/4 brown leather with gilt lettering, raised bands with tooled gilt design on spine, over red marbled paper boards. Red text block edges. 336pp. Annual issue of the renowned British reference publication originally founded by Edmund Burke. Includes primary sources and secondary commentary relating to the world-wide events taking place in the year 1871. Contents include: English History, Foreign History, Chronicle of Remarkable Occurrences, Obituary of Eminent Persons, Remarkable Trials, and an Appendix with Public Documents. Light to moderate shelf wear, scuffing and chipping to leather and boards along edges and corners. Moderate age toning to text block edges. Text block clean and bright. Hinges and signatures all tight. Overall, very good. Shelved above Historiography.
London: Published for Gillett Brothers Discount Co. Ltd by Chapman & Hall, 1964. Third revised edition. Octavo; Third revised edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear, small tears at spine top and bottom and to bottom edge, mild shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; 95 pages, illustrated, samples in pocket affixed to rear pastedown.
Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1827. Octavo; pp 258; G-/paperback; Beige spine with black text to beige label; odd volume; covers have slight toning to spine, some wear to edges; text block shows light brown toning to exterior edges, interior has light stains to some pages with light foxing toward edges, as is;.
Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1830. Octavo; pp 574; Fair/paperback; Beige spine with black text to beige label; covers have slight toning to spine, chipping to edges and spine, moderate staining and some soiling and wear to exterior; text block shows slight brown toning to exterior edges, foxing to first and last few pages, previous owner's name to ffep, interior has light stains to some pages with light foxing toward edges, as is;.
Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1830. Octavo; pp 285; G/paperback; Beige spine with black text to beige label; covers have slight toning to spine, some chipping to spine, light soiling to exterior; text block shows slight brown toning to exterior edges, light foxing to first and last few pages, interior has light stains to some pages with light foxing toward edges, as is;.
New York: Bounty Books/Crown Publishers, Inc., 1970. reprint. Quarto; VG-/VG-; black spine with red & yellow text; dust jacket is covered with mylar; dj has slightly age toned flaps; exterior of dj has minor wear, mostly along edges; cloth has light wear, however panels are strong & intact; text block shows only slight wear, due to handling; text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 328.
London: 1820. First edition. 16mo in 3/4 brown leather; VG; substantial shelf wear on boards and spine; good binding; edges dusty; open front gutter; previous owner's signature on back of frontispiece engraving; top of title page cut off; last three pages of contents cut off at bottom; slight foxing on first pages; text clean; pp. 278; shelved in Case # 4; GP consignment.
London: G. Kearsley, 1783. First edition. Small octavo in 3/4 orange marble and brown leather; VG; six-band spine with gold letters; moderate, general shelf wear on boards; closed cut on ffep; open front gutter; binding strong; paper wobbly with occasional foxing; text clean; pp. 302; shelved in Case # 7.
London, England: The Travel Association, 1949. 2nd Edition. 8vo., 47 pages, illustrated, maps; VG-; illustrated cover with brown print, some spotting, stains, corners bumped, lower spine corner torn away, tear to front cover at top staple of binding, slight wear to upper and lower edges of cover; clean inside; maps of inner and outer London printed inside cover flaps.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. First Edition. 8vo, iv, 41 pages, tables; G-; white cover with black print, peripheral foxing to cover and edges of pages, some creasing to front of cover, slight bumps to outer corners, back cover creased; clean interior; "Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry by Command of Her Majesty, February 1972."
New York: AMS Press, 1976. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG; hardcover; grey cloth, black lettering; boards strong, minor mark on front cover, minor marks on spines, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on rear pastedown; text block slightly age toned, very minor soiling on exterior head edge; 332pp.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1923? first edition; rare;. Quarto in navy blue hardcovers with gold gilt; Good condition overall. substantial shelf wear on spine and front board detaching; previous owner's inscription on ffep; paper discolored and faded with some loose pages; beautiful pastel engravings collated on grey thick paper; minor pencilling; pp. 170; shelved in poetry section.
London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1911. Approx. 6.75" x 9.5" VG half-leather and marbled brown paper hardcover with red spine and gilt lettering. Rubbing and abrasion all around perimeter of gently cocked, superficially scratched boards with corner- and spine-end wear. Speckling around edges of text block. P.O.S. penciled on ffep. Foxing to title page and along rear gutter. Age-toning throughout; otherwise, clean and tight. Shelve in Second Alcove.
London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane/John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1894-1897. First Edition, First Printing. 8vos., G; all volumes HC, yellow cloth-covered spines and boards, with black lettering and illustrations; fading and staining to spines, particularly Vols. 1, 6-8, 11, and 13 (text illegible); shelfwear, e.g., bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines, cocking to spines, bumping and fraying to corners; top of text-blocks beckled, uncut pages throughout; boards shaken, bindings intact; rubbing and fading to boards, particularly Vols. 1, 8, 10, and 13 (text illegible, Vols. 8 and 10); boards and text-blocks warped, likely from shelfwear, particularly Vols. 3, 8-10, 13; illustrations protected by tissue guards; age-toning to text-blocks and endpapers; interiors clean; NOTES ON INDIVIDUAL VOLUMES: VOL. 1 [pub. April 1864; boards shaken, binding barely intact, ffep missing, title page and associated tissue guard loose, pp. 271-272 and bfep loose, back paste-down missing (back board visible); ex libris bookplate to first blank page], VOL. 2 [pub. July 1894; brown liquid staining to top half of spine, boards, and text-block; boards warped (likely from liquid damage); brown staining to top of back endpapers at gutter; uncut pages torn apart, pp. 330-331, 346-351 (text legible)], VOL. 3 [pub. October 1894], VOL. 4 [pub. January 1895; back board and bfep shaken, binding intact, brown residue visible at gutter, likely from aged paste], VOL. 5 [pub. April 1895], VOL. 6 [pub. July 1895; head of spine chipped off], VOL. 7 [pub. October 1895; middle of top edge of front board rubbed down to board], VOL. 8 [pub. January 1896; top corner of front board and middle of top edge of back board rubbed down to board; red staining to bottom right-hand corner of front board]; VOL. 9 [pub. April 1896; top edge of front board rubbed down to board in two spots; back turn-in frayed and separated from board, back paste-down intact], VOL. 10 [pub. July 1896], VOL. 11 [pub. October 1896; ffep creased at gutter], VOL. 12 [pub. January 1897; soiling to spine], VOL. 13 [pub. April 1897; front board and ffep separated from spine at gutter]; Vols. 1-2 pub. by Mathews & Lane; Vols. 3-13 pub. by John Lane, The Bodley Head; shelved Aisle D, above Espionage & Terrorism.
Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., 1926. New Edition. Octavo; good/fair; dj, sunned and flaking blue spine with black text; dj, shelf worn; open and closed tears; badly chipped, flaking; HB, sunned red cloth spine with gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear; binding shaken; dedication note, ffep; endpapers/text block, age-toned; frontispiece photo of Rt. Hon. David Lloyd George; 193pp. Character sketches of some of England's notables, ..."to give you a real knowledge of English politics and politicians during and after the war [WWI]." (quote from the dust jacket.
Radnor, PA: The Annenberg School Press, 1972. Folio: VG-/VG: Black spine with white text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, some light soiling and age toning, price clipped on front flap: Boards are strong, general shelfwear, and dust staining: Textblock is darkened with age, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 246 pp.
Barming: Eric Dobby Publishing Ltd, 2004. first. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with red & white text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed exterior with some minor edge wear; Cloth has minor shelf wear with lightly sunned spine and minor edge wear, otherwise strong and intact panels; Text block shows very slight shelf wear on exterior edges with light ink in foreword, otherwise unmarked with tight binding; pp 194.
Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens Limited, 1987. first edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Green spine with yellow text; Covers have moderate shelf wear such as light sunning and scratches on exterior and rubbing wear along edges, bent front fore corner, however panels are intact; Text block shows slight wear & smudges on exterior edges due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 160.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1935. Two-volume set; octavo; VG/VG-; red spines, white text; jackets have rubbing, chipping, sunning along spines, open tears at spine head and tail; boards are strong, some spotting, age toning along spine; textblocks have edgewear, age toning, otherwise clean; pp 1305. [Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
London: J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, 1746. First Edition Thus. Duodecimo; three  volumes; bound in full old brown calf with spines extra gilt and five raised bands; spine ends and corners worn and showing; spines sunburned with gilt faded, labels missing and leather dry and worn; boards still attached; owner bookplates; text blocks appear to be in very good condition. Good binding set. [Spine; old leather with faint guilt volume numbers]. [DC Store: Shelved in Case 12 ].
London: George Routledge & Co., 1857. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo, 296 pages, VG-; rebound; three-quarter-bound, navy blue spine/corners, light blue buckram boards; gilt lettering to five-paneled spine and gilt star motif to four compartments, gilt borders to boards: spine age-toned black, gilt clear and bright; mild wear to text-block, gilt top, age-toning to fore- and bottom-edges; marbled endpapers, ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; light age-toning/scattered foxing to interior, black text clear and legible; notations in pencil to page 296; original red cloth spine and cloth covers to boards bound-in to rear of volume; shelved Front Case.
Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1998. Second edition. Paperback octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Pale rose spine with white lettering. Small stain to the spine near the top. Slight shelf-wear to wrappers. Sporadic foxing to text block edges. Binding intact. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 448pp.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition. 8vo., 191pp.; VG-/G-; spine purple and tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, blacked out; dust jacket has numerous chips and tears, including front flap detached along hinge, but present, chipping along all edges; booksellers sticker to rear pastedown; inscription on ffep; marbled boards, mild wear; extremely scarce in dust jacket; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to board edges; top edge of text block stained red; shelved case 9.
London: B. Fellowes, 1845. Second edition. Octavo. Fair with no dust jacket. Age-toning to the spine of the book. Faded green-to-tan spine with gold lettering. Covers with blindstamp design intact exhibit sun-fading and several stains in addition to shelf-wear. Bookplate and offsetting to front pastedown and free end paper. Top of spine separating from binding at the top of the rear hinge. One particular deep scuff to front cover near the center of the spine. Bumping to corners of covers. Marginal foxing throughout the pages. Heavier foxing near the end paper. Text of pages generally clean and unmarked. 540pp.
London: Harrap Limited, 1981. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with white & red text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and is slightly sunned on exterior with some rubbing along edges, and price clipped front flap, otherwise intact; Boards are clean with strong panels; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges, but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 250.
Totowa: Rowman and Littlefield, 1977. first edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Brown spine with beige text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly sunned & rubbed exterior with lightly age toned rear and minor edge wear, otherwise intact; Cloth has lightly sunned exterior, mostly on e spine and light edge wear with strong, clean and intact panels; Text block has very slight wear on edges due to age and handling with tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 316.
Newcastle upon Tyne: Frank Graham, 1983. First edition. Octavo; VG-/VG; White spine with black text; DJ has shelfwear including creases on front, small closed tear on top spine, and bumped corners; Boards bumped on all four corners and top and bottom spine; Binding is beginning to crack but still solidly bound with all pages; Textblock clean; 212 pp.
Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1972. Reprint. Octavo; VG/VG-; Tan spine with red text; DJ generally clean with shelfwear and edgewear, DJ misfolded, rubbing at corners and ends of spine, open tear at back cover tail corner, open tear at top of front cover, spine darkened with age, top of spine chipped, stray pen mark on spine, top edge of back cover wrinkled, DJ protected by plastic book jacket protector; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean; pp 322.
London, Great Britain: The Hogarth Press Ltd., 1956. UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. much tanned DJ spine strip, a darkened ivory with small black type for title, subtitle, author and publisher at tail. general edgewear along edges and especially corners and ends. color illustrated jacket front. between enlarged black title and author. under clear protective cover. HB clothbound in bright yellow, heavily foxed and deeply stamped gilt lettering size matches outer DJ spine strip. browned along the thin board edges. foxed endsheets. off white frontispiece, b/w image faces heavily foxed title page. 3 b/w illustrations. red tinted head-edge. spotted dark ivory fore-edge and tail. mild toning to textblock, frequent patches of foxing in margins and outer edges. 309 pp.
London: The Medici Society, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vo., 614 pp., VG-; dark green cloth boards, bright gilt lettering to spine; overall wear; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; denting along edges of boards; bumping to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; starting hinge to front endpapers and between pp. 144-145, binding sturdy; mild age-toning to interior, text legible; 2 foldout maps to end of volume; pub. MCMXXXI stated to title page, no mention of further printings; shelved case 9.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1921. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Light ivory spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has slight moisture staining toward tail edge at fore edges of both panels and lightly sunned exterior, otherwise panels are sturdy & intact; Text block shows slight wear due to handling and some darkening on exterior edges due to age, light foxing on tissue over frontispiece with unmarked pages and tight binding otherwise; pp 546.
Netherlands: The University of Leiden Press, 1962. Dutch Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG-. delicately illustrated jacket over cloth HB. powder blue on white aerial view drawings of town homes, sculptured gardens, waterways and more across rear, spine and front jacket, extended panoramically. titling in red uppercase from indented tip to mid-spine. enlarged red uppercase tilting arranged word by word, volume number and full author in small red capitals. inner flaps lightly toned ivory with tiny red text, much detail. VOLUME ONE ONLY!!! maroon clothbound HB, stamped with small gilt capitals for titling. giilt emblem shallowly inlaid, blindly bordered upon front panel. heavily foxed fep/ffep, half-title page and reverse of white glossy stock forntispiece, b/w plate is unaffected. ivory textblock interior basically clear with infrequent foxing marks. 7 plates and 2 figures as illustration. fine foxing marks in yellow/brown on upper edge, fore-edge and tail end. as is. 238 pp.
Istanbul: ISIS, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; G+; Paperback; Spine, green with black print; Cover clean and bright, bump to lower right corner throughout; Textblock has slight smudge on front edge, otherwise clean throughout, top portion of spine unglued from cover; ink author's inscription on half-title page; xv, 165 pages, 4 pages of plates, illustrated.
Edinburgh, Scotland: Mainstream Publishing, 2002. First UK Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. smooth black wraps spine with bold red uppercase and yellow titles from head to tiny white publisher near tail. b/w pictorial softcover front with enlarged overlay titling. tight binding, like new qualities, a clear and excellent copy with minimal exterior wear. 223 pp. ISBN# 1840185759.
Edinburgh: Printed for Robert Ogle, 1841-1842. First Edition. Three thick quartos; cxxii, 492 pp; xi, 516 pp; xii, 627 pp + errata page. Original publisher's purple cloth; spines faded brown; largely chipped and worn at spine ends and corners; spine volume three shows 1/3 torn detachment re-glued; hinges a bit tender; mild foxing to prelims; contents else very good throughout. [Faded gilt titles on chipped brown cloth].
Edinburgh: Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier, 1901. Second Edition. Octavo; G/No-DJ; Red spine with gilt lettering; Cover is worn, especially at the spine and edges, all four corners are dented and bent; Binding is separating from the spine, but all pages are secure; Boards are strong; Some cracking at the gutters; Text block is age-darkened, and has pencil underlining and margin notes throughout, some foxing on inside back cover; 211 pp.
Santo Domingo: Editora Corripio, 2000. First Edition. Entirely in Spanish. Octavo; VG/VG; Red spine with black text; DJ has slight edgewear and scuffing; Boards strong, some rubbing to corners and spine, minor surface rubbing; Textblock shows faint discoloration to exterior head/fore edge; Binding strong; 245pp.