Tarrytown, NY: William Abbatt. Thin Octavo; G; blue and red spines with gilt and black text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, The U.S. and Canada, pp 109, 1924; vol. 2, England and Colonies, pp 137, 1925; no jackets; cloths show some sunned exteriors, mostly to spines; strong boards; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; slight cracking to front hinge, vol. 1; interiors slightly toned.
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London: War Office, 1940-1943. 12mo; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, bare spine edge of pamphlets; Pamphlets are bound in 3-hole punch boards with twine tie, pink cloth to spine edge, brown paper to boards, handwritten contents label on front, wear to cloth hinges, stains on front; Text block consists of various size pamphlets, name in ink on front of first pamphlet, some curling to edges of large pamphlets; CONTENTS: Pocket Book of the German Army (1943; 150 pages) — Field Service Pocket Book, Part I, Pamphlet No. 3: Abbreviations (1943; 14 pages) — Protection Against Gas and Air Raids, Pamphlet No. 1: Protection Against Gas in the Field (1939, Reprinted with amendments1940; 112 pages, illustrated) — The Regimental Officer’s Handbook of the German Army (1943; 47 pages) — Flame Warfare : Military Training Pamphlet No. 53: Part 1, Barrel Flame Traps (1942; 20 pages) — Description and Uses of Miscellaneous Chemical, Disinfectants, etc. Supplied by the Royal Army Service Corps (1940; 4 pages) — Description and Uses of Miscellaneous Chemical, Disinfectants, etc. Supplied by the Royal Army Service Corps. Amendment No. 1 (1940; 8 pages).
John Player & Sons, 1937. Octavo; G- condition; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is grey with purple and gold print, detached from text block, edgewear, stain to front spine edge and rear bottom corner, smudging; Text block clean and tight; 24 pages, color cards tipped-in on each page. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
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.
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.].
London: W. Aubert, Printer, n.d. Booklet [5x8]; pp 44; Fair/paperback; green covers has severe wear to exterior edges; detached at spine; slight chips to corners; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; noticeable foxing to interior; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 7, in Netdesk office.
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 12.
London: printed for S. Crowder, in Pater-Noster-Row, [1775?]. 12mo., xii, 155  pages; VG; bound in later three quarters calf with marbled paper boards, spine with gilt titling 'Fair Rosamond & Jane Shore - London 1700'; mild rubbing and wear; small Robert W. Downing bookplate to front pastedown; with wood-engraved frontispiece and numerous illustrations; poor impressions to both text and plates; date presumed from the ESTC, with only one copy listed, located at the British Library; extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
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, both boards separated (see photo), binding unaffected; ex-library with plate to front pastedown; writings to ffep; cracking to gutters; light foxing to first and last few pages; interior lightly toned PLEASE SEE ALL THREE IMAGES FOR DETAILS FRAGILE BOOK. Expect condition to be the same as above or slightly more worn with age Shelve in Netdesk office, in FS box #3.
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, 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."
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.
Shannon: Irish University Press, 1968. Tall Quarto; G+ Hardcover; Brown Leather spine with raised bands and Gilt text on Red spine labels; Fully bound in Brown Leather, gilt head edge of textblock; Boards shaken, some edgewear, some shelfwear, peeling at corner of top spine label; Textblock has brown mark along fore edge, otherwise clean; 744 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. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1929. First Edition. Quarto; G+; gray spine with black text; first edition; volume 4 only; no jacket; cloth exterior shows modest wear due to age; 1.5 inch split to front joint; some fraying to spine edges; damp stain to spine head edge; bumped fore corners; strong boards; textblock exterior edges have some foxing; slight staining to head edge; binding good; light foxing to few first and last pages; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior pages very good; map in pouch to rear pastedown; pp 258; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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 NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 11, in Netdesk office.
London: Christie's, 2008. Quarto; pp 347+293; VG/VG-; grayish blue pictorial spine without text; 2 volumes in one dust jacket; dust jacket has some soiling to front; minor rubbing to corners; covers have light shelf wear to exteriors; text blocks have slight wear to exterior edges; light bumping to corners of vol. 2; frontispieces; interiors clean; 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.
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.
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;.
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; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above 7's Ephemera section.
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;.
New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1966. Octavo; Reprint of edition originally published by Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., London, 1857; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with gold print on red banner; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 2 vols. published together: xi, 348 pages and vii, 313 pages.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1882. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards (not original) in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong, not original binding; Text block has name in ink on half-title page, else clean and tight; vi, 432 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates, maps).
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;.
Cambridge, New York, Post Chester: Cambridge University Press, 2005. First PB Edition. Octavo; VG-/paperback; green spine with green text; first PB edition; covers have only slight exterior wear; minor crease to front fore corner; ex-library of congress surplus sticker to rear; intact panels; text block exterior edges have slight shelf wear; ex-library of congress surplus markings inside; illustrated; pp 209.
London: printed by Edward Jones, for Edward Pawlet, at the Sign of the Bible in Chancery-Lane, near Fleetstreet, 1696. Octavo, , 165,  pages; Bound in full brown calf with gilt ornamentation to boards; rebacked. Shelf wear, chipping, and rubbing to boards. Damp staining to upper edge of text block through p. 2. Minor chipping and age-toning to edges of first and last leaves. Added t.p. engraved. "To the bookseller" signed Hum. H. Includes "Private devotions" (p. -165) with special t.p. Advertisement on p. [2-3] at end. Text block edges gilt, though now somewhat dark. JR Consignment. Case 7.
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.
Norwich, England: Jarrold & Sons, 1897. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 184 pages; VG-; fully bound in green cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges with mild fraying at the top of the spine; pages have age toning and small occasional tears; profusely illustrated with inlaid and folded tipped-in plates; original owner's name is written in pen on the ffep.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2009. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 1032; VG-/G; black spine with light green and white text; dust jacket has crinkling to spine head edge, as is; minor rubbing to corners; mild wear to exterior; small stain to rear; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; light ink to few pages; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1968. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 417; G/G-; beige/brown/green pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has some sunning to exterior; mild edge wear; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear, mostly to spine; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated;.
Kent UK: Longcross Press Ltd, 1996. Octavo; pp 1386; G+/G; gray spine with black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; sunned spine; light edge wear; cloth clean; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows edges have little wear; minor ink to exterior tail edge; tight binding; illustrated; interior clean;.
London: Collins, 1958. Reprinted. 10mo; G+/G; grayish green spine with yellow and black text; second impression; dust jacket has moderate exterior wear; some chips to edges; lightly sunned spine; cloth has slight overall wear; sturdy boards; exterior edges to textblock has age toned modestly; shadow toning to endpapers; good binding; interior pages good; illustrated; pp 384.
Malibu CA: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1994. Octavo; VG-; burgundy spine with white text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows mild wear; minor wear to corners; strong, straight boards; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; text block exterior edges have only light tone; frontispiece; tight binding; interior clean; illustrated; pp 236.
London: Printed for A. Bell, W. Taylor, J. Baker, A. Collins, 1715. 8vo., 565pp., ; G+; spine paneled brown leather with faded gilt lettering, gilt tooling; moderate wear to spine, including chipping to head and tail, pieces of top panel missing, chip on lowest panel missing; marks of what appear to be tape across the spine in four pieces; front board bowed inward; bumping to corners, wear to both boards; both boards slightly loose; worn gilt panel on both boards; tooling on board edges; bookplate on front pastedown; some writing in ink on ffep; mild age-toning; frontispiece, folding plate of the garter outfit, plate of garter outfit present and in excellent condition; the table inserted after page 156 is numbered 546-547, but is extra to both pagination and register; contents listed in rear; full title: The History of the most Noble Order of the Garter. Wherein is set forth An Account of the Town, Castle, Chappel, and College of Windsor; with their several Officers: The Foundation of the Order by King Edward III. With the Statutes, and Annals at large, as they have been altered and amended. An Account of the Habits, Ensigns, and Officers of the Order. The Ceremonies of Election, Investiture, and Instalment of Knights: The manner of their Feasts, and the Duties and Fees, payable in these Occasions. Some Account of the Founders, with an exact List of all that have been installed since the first Institution, and their several Coats of Arms emblazon's. To which is prefix'd, A Discourse of Knighthood in General, and the several Orders extant in Europe.; this particular edition was printed the year after George I of England ascended the throne; JG consignment; shelved case 4.
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: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1813. Octavo; Fair; dark brown spines with gilt text; full title: Letters Written by Eminent Person in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; to which are Added, Hearne's Journeys to Reading, and to Whaddon Hall, the Seat of Browne Willis, Esq. and Lives of Eminent Men; 2 volumes in 3 bound books; cloths show some rubbing wear to exteriors; bumped corners; light sunning to spines; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; broken hinges; previous owner's name to verso of ffep in vol. 1; previous owner's name to rear pastedown in vol. 1; deckled edges; slight pencil to rear endpapers of vols. 1 and 3; light toning to interior pages; other light pencil to volumes;.
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1959. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with black print; DJ has light edgewear with small tears to flap fold corners and to rear bottom edge, rubbing to front, scratches to spine and rear hinge; Boards in pink cloth, mild bump to top fore corners, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by St. John-Stevas on the front flyleaf; xvi, 485 pages, frontispiece (port.).
Edinburgh: The Ballantyne Club, 1841-1842. Three thick quartos; cxxii, 492 pp; xi, 516 pp; xii, 627 pp + errata page. Very good in publisher's original brown boards, rebacked in brown cloth. Small bookplate on front pastedowns. Boards rubbed, with some chipping to corners and wear to extremities. Some light foxing to endpapers and title pages. Shelved in Aisle 10.
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].