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: 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;.
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.
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.].
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: 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: 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."
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.
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.
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, 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.
Liverpool: University Press of Liberpool, 1932. Quarto; Fair; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, tan with black print; Boards quarter bound with tan cloth to spine and tan paper to boards, tattering to spine caps and corners, hinge tears to spine cloth at top and bottom, toning to spine, peripheral toning, surface tears to corners, stain from tape to bottom spine corners, creases, shelfworn; Text block has library labels on front endpapers, cracked front hinge, intermittent spine breaks, tissues protecting plates are loose, deckled edges; xviii, 218 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates, some folded). [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: 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; 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;.
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;.
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.
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; shelved case 9.
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;.
New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1997. 10mo; VG; gray 1/4 bound spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has mild exterior wear; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block exterior edges have minimal wear; ex-library markings to copyright; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated; pp 115.
Herndon: Mowbray, 1997. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with red print; DJ has slight shelfwear but is clean and bright; Boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for very slight spotting to fore edge and to rear endpapers; xii, 212 pages.
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;.
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].