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: 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: Printed for James Knapton, 1689. First Edition. 12mo., 258 pages; VG; bound in contemporary tan leather boards, rebacked with new spine, paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; both boards have moderate wear, gilt signet to middle with seal of 'The Society of Writers to the Signet'; turn-in has a signle blind-roll of floral design; board edges have some gilt; verso of ffep has sticker; title page has the ink names of two previous owners, one dated 1766; James II and VII 1633-1701 was King of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII, from 1685 until he was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. "And thus ended th short Reign of James the Second: of whom it may be said much like that which was spoken of Richard the Second. That he loat his Kingdom rather by his own ill management and Irregularities, then by the pernicious Councels or practices of others" (page 258); consignment; shelved case 9.
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.
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: Hamish Hamilton, 1968. Famous Regiments series edited by Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks. Thin octavo. Good in VG price-clipped DJ. White spine with black lettering. Some age-toning to the DJ panels, particularly near the top edges. Gentle crease to rear flap of the dust jacket. Light foxing and occasional marginal notes to the pages of the text. Covers, binding, and book block edges all very good. 157pp.
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 ].
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.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white text: Covers have general shelfwear, scuff and light scratch marks, slight fraying to corners, mild soiling: Textblock exterior has foxing to head edge else clean and pages unmarked: 239 pp.
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.
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.
London: Macmillan and Co. 1897 . First Edition Thus. 8vo., 444; VG-; red cloth boards with gilt lettering and gilt illustration to spine and front board; slight fading to spine, gilt lettering slightly faded yet clear and legible, "MACMILLAN & CO" logo to tail of spine; bumping/chipping/rubbing to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, no shelf lean; minimal wear to covers of boards, rubbing to edges, corners, and hinges; mild rubbing to bright gilt illustration on front board; slight cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact; shelfwear to bright gilt text-block; minimal wear to yellow pictorial endpapers with peacock design, age-toning predominantly to interior of margins, text legible; an attractive copy despite imperfections; LP consignment; shelved Case 6, Dupont.
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.
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.
London, Great Britain: Hodder and Stoughton, 1954. First UK Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG-. slim dark green DJ with small black uppercase titling, characters descend from bold medium to tiny publisher at tail, abraded and chipped with text loss. edgewear moderate with b/w half-illustrated jacket front with heavily foxed text filled ivory jacket rear, endpapers, initial and final sheets around a basic ivory textblock. volume mention Port Isaac (Portwenn) and 61 plates and 13 maps illustrate the interior. 128 pp.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1947. Reprint. Octavo; good-/none; deep blue cloth spine and boards with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; 1" circular tear, fore-edge of rear board; text block, cracked at pages 160-161; former owner's name, front pastedown; text block, clean; toning starts; 87 illustrations; 595pp.
Great Britain: Lennard Publishing, 1987. UK Printing. small, squarish Qto. VG/VG. off white DJ spine with black titles, b/w illustrated jacket front beneath enlarged titling, small centered photo on jacket rear. mild edgewear, light surfacewear. charcoal black clothbound HB, spine stamped with gilt tilting. neatly cornered boards. striking black photos on off white stock, clean throughout. above average shape, no marks/writing. 111 pp. ISBN# 1852910054.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000. First paperback printing. Paperback octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Deep blue spine with white lettering. Rubbing to the wrappers. Discoloring stain at bottom edge of rear wrapper, about one inch, which also affects the margin of several of the rear pages. Similar smaller marking to several of the rear pages at the fore-edge. Otherwise text block edges clean. Binding intact. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 349pp.
London: John Murray, 1918. Octavo; good/no dust jackets; green cloth spines with gilt text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; light flaking and rubbing; foxing at the spines; spot stain to front board of Vol. 1; text blocks, clean; 39 B/W illustrations; 392 and 415 pages. GIFT-INSCRIBED, Feb 18, 1919, by English businessman and Liberal Party politician Sir Albert Spicer.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. First edition. Oblong quarto. Good with fair dust jacket. Gray spine with white lettering. Minor rubbing to covers. Age-toning and many chips to dust jacket, particularly the rear panel near the top and bottom of the spine. Stain to bottom edge of book block. Text pages very good. 108pp.
London: Martin Secker, 1911. Limited Edition (1/1000). Quarto in light brown cloth. VG-. Some shelfwear. Corners bumped; rubbing and tearing to cloth on spine ends and corners; 4" square section at tail of rear board warped and discolored; moderate general soiling. Top edge of text block gilt. Some age-toning. Previous owner's name in brown ink on front free end paper. Frontispiece engraving of John Graham, in excellent condition. Some toning-in-transfer to protective onion skin leaf. Another engraving, from a "contemporary miniature," inside, with similar toning to onion skin. Several foldout maps in very good condition; one foldout pedigree of the Grahame family at rear, shows some creasing and 1" tape-repaired closed tear. Minor foxing in places. Interior is otherwise clean and text is clear. Binding is sturdy. 447 pp. [Spine is light brown with gold text.].
Edinburgh: The Mercat Press, 1975. Quarto; VG/VG; Thick light blue spine wit black text. DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear but no tears; Boards have light rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, tape residue on front and rear, cocked spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, glue residue on front/rear paste downs/free end papers, Ex-Library stamp on title page, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 509; May require extra pricing for shipping international.