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.
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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.
London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1837. Octavo; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, print worn away; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, wear to spine caps, worn, exposed corners, print portions of spine have worn away, leather torn along the length of both front and rear hinges, scuffing to leather, shelfwear to paper; Text block has speckled edges, bookplate to front pastedown, mild tanning to endpapers, hinges cracked front and rear, text clean and tight though there is slight age-toning and ink transfer to pages; ix, 617 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: Christie's, 2005. Small Quarto; VG-/paperback; lavender purple spine with black text; 2 volumes: The Champalimaud Collection, Evening Sale, Wednesday 6 July 2005 [pp 267]; The Champalimaud Collection, Morning Sale, Thursday 7 July 2005 ; volumes housed in lavender box; box exterior shows slight soiling, with 2 flat tears to rear; strong, intact panels; covers show light wear to exterior; red spines with white text; minor rubbing to edges; text blocks have very little wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Dublin: Irish Tourist Association (Inc.), c. 1936. 12mo; pp 231; Fair/paperback; sunned light blue spine without text; Official Guide; rear cover detached, but present; covers have darkening toward edges, due to age toning; rubbed edges; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; map adhered to rear pastedown; slight cracking to gutter at pp 24 and facing page NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 8, in Netdesk office.
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;.
London: Chapmans, 1990. Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with purple and white print; DJ has slight edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in black cloth, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 187 pages, 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: 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.
Derby: Printed and published by Henry Mozley and Son, [1820?]. First Edition. 16mo., 278 pages; G; bound in quarter brown leather; moderate 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; GP consignment; shelved Case 9 3/4.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1876. Octavo; pp 424; Fair/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth has slight soiling to exterior, mostly to rear; gilt and black designs to front; moderate rubbing wear to edges; fraying to edges; ex-library sticker to spine; bumped corners; text block shows some foxing towards exterior edges; ex-library with plate to front pastedown; writings to ffep; cracking to gutters; light foxing to first and last few pages; interior lightly toned.
Dublin: National Library of Ireland, 1981. Booklet [9x12]; pp 25; VG-/paperback; gray exterior encased in plastic slipcase; historical documents; covers shows minimal wear to exterior; intact panels; text block consists of disbound pages; interior shows only light shelf wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to first page and inside front cover; pages lightly toned at edges; profusely illustrated;.
Noida, India: SDS Publishers, 2006. Octavo; pp 290; VG/G; burgundy spine with light gilt text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; modest rubbing to edges; cloth has slight wear to corners; clean exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
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: A. Millar, 1763. 12mo; G+ hardcovers without dust jackets; brown spines with gold text; the 6 vols. are in uniform condition; boards are extremely age-toned with rubbing, bumping and frays to the corners and edges; text blocks have severe stains, water damage and edges are strongly tanned but pages are legible, 331p. (Vol.1); 365p. (Vol.2); 348p.(Vol.3); 376p. Vol.4); 123p. (Vol.5- General Index not paginated); 362p. (Vol.6).
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."
London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1884. Octavo; pp 404; Fair; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has some rubbing wear to joints; beveled edges; minor fraying to spine tail edge; gilt titles and illustration to front; cocked spine; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; broken hinges, as is; illustrated endpapers; slight offset toning to few early pages; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; slight ink to half title page; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated; deckled edges;.
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.
London: George Philip & Son. Octavo (oblong); G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue without print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to corners, hinges, edges, and spine caps, toning to spine, shelfwear; Text block detached from boards, stain to top edge, inscription in ink on front flyleaf (dated 1905), spotting to endpapers, tear to top edge of first illustration, age-toning to paper, light smudging to fore edge of some pages; 23 color illustrations (“views”) with short descriptive paragraph for each; unpaged.
London: London County Council, 1961. Quarto; pp 182; G/no-DJ; green/dark green spine with ivory text; cloth has light wear to exterior; minor edge wear; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear; faux flaps; text block has slight toning; profusely illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; slightly cocked spine.
New York: Sotheby's, 1997. Small Quarto; VG/paperback; navy spines with white text; 3 volumes: Information booklet, pp 70; The Public Collections, pp 549; The Private Collections, pp 541; black slipcase has modest shelf wear to exterior; some dings to edges; pictorial panels; covers show little wear to exteriors; intact panels; text blocks have minimal wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; include letters from Diana Brooks, President and CEO of Sotheby's, New York; price list; 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.
n. d. n. publ. 1993. Booklet; pp ; G/paperback; beige covers show slight soiling to exterior, mostly toward edges; minor wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; inscription to previous owner to front pastedown; slight smudges toward head edge, small stain to spine toward head edge; otherwise interior clean.
London: Christie's, 1994. Large Octavo; pp 361; VG/no-DJ; ivory spine with silver text; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; glassine wraps; text block shows very light wear to exterior edges; tight binding; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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.
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1944. First Edition. Quarto 221 pages, VG/G+; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has several small closed and open tears, has several pieces of tape on the inside, has rubbing and discoloration throughout; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has heavy bumping on the fore edge corners, boards have minor warping; pages have minor age toning and warping; profusely illustrated with maps and photographs; contains a two part separate map of the master plan; shelved case 12.
London: The Cambridge University Press, 1969. Reprint. Octavo; G/no-DJ; lightly sunned black spines with gilt text; 13 volumes; cloths show moderate shelf wear to exteriors; some slight rubbing to edges; text blocks have slight soiling to exterior edges, including light moisture staining to head fore edge of vol. 1; interiors lightly toned, otherwise clean; tight bindings; shelved above case 9.
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: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987. Octavo; pp 398; VG-/G; blue spine with gray and yellow text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; slight rubbing showing to edges; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear; remainder mark to exterior tail edge; profusely illustrated; interior clean;.
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: 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: front board detached; 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.
Oxford: Oxford University Presss, 1977. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Building on spine shades of orange, brown, black with white text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket,light fraying along sides, now protected in mylar cover; Boards are strong and clean, light sunning along side edges of board, binding solid; Text block clean, grey-scale illustrations; 414 pp;.
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1993. Small Quarto; pp 236; VG-/G; black/beige pictorial spine with white text; vol. 1 only; dust jacket has some smudges to exterior, due to handling; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; slightly bowed boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
London: Cambridge University Press, 2002. First Edition. Octavo; pp 233; VG-/VG-; blue/black spine with white and blue text; dust jacket shows mild shelf wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows little wear to exterior edges; some marginalia in ink; illustrated;.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1938. Octavo; pp 525; G/Fair; dark beige spine with black text; this volume only; dust jacket has sun darkened spine; several chips to edges; noticeable toning to front and rear; cloth has modest wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; mild toning to endpapers; good binding;.
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1973. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, mild smudging on spine and rear, light age-toning; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, light shelfwear on rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xii, 220 pages.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2012. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 255; VG/VG-; black/green/red spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket has light shelf wear; light toning to flaps; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; deckled fore edge; signed by author; STOCK IMAGE.