[London?]: [n.pub], 1705. First Edition. Octavo, , 257 pages, ; VG-; Dark brown leather banded spine with gilt lettering; Embossed graphic design on front and back cover; Boards have moderate wear to top corners and head of spine, cracking to leather at hinges near head of spine, and light wear to bottom corners and along hinges; Text-block has mild age-toning to edges, light foxing to free-end pages, and a bookplate with the Pitt family coat of arms on the front paste-down.; RW consignment; shelved case 8 1/4.
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London: Christopher Barker and John Bill, 1660. A broadside printing of a proclamation issued by King Charles II calling for the arrest of Edward Whalley and William Goffe as regicides. Silked on verso and stitched into 19th-century marbled paper boards, with leather label on front cover. Boards measure 5.5" x 9"; Broadside (unfolded) measures 10.5" x 17". Boards age-toned and lightly rubbed; broadside age-toned and in near-fine condition.; shelved case 7.
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.
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).
London: A. Millar, 1752. First Edition. 12mo, 341 pages, ; G+; Full calf binding; Banded spine with blank paper labels; Boards show significant cracking to leather along joints, light wear to edges, moderate wear to head and tail of spine, and slight warping to back cover; Text-block has very light age-toning to edges.; RW consignment; shelved case 7.
London: Harrison and Co., 1792. Oblong Quarto, 122 leaves; VG; bound in three quarters green morocco, marbled boards, paneled spine with gilt, maroon morocco label with gilt titling; with 60 plates and matching leaves of text, lacking only text for plate 36, Wycliffe Hall, Yorkshire, with title page and advertisement leaf, index in rear, index listing only the first 50 plates; text sheet for plate 11, Farnham, has a small hole in the 'FA' of title, plate 16, Howth, has a pinprick hole in plate; shelved above Mythology.
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: J. Almon, 1770. Small Octavo, 56 pages; VG; Bound in full modern mottled calf by Bayntun-Riviere; Boards show very light wear to bottom edges and slight bowing to back cover; Text block lightly age-toned on edges; Bookplate of William Tarun Fehsenfeld to front paste-down.; RW consignment; shelved case 7.
London: J. Brotherton, 1753. Second Edition. Octavos, two volumes; VG; Rebound in 1/4 calf with marbled boards; Spine is banded with morocco labels and gilt lettering; Boards show very light wear to corners; Textblocks have moderate age-toning to edges, light+ age-toning interiorly throughout, some light chipping to ffep of volume I, and the name of a previous owner ("D B Stockholm") appears in ink on the titlepages of both volumes; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (lxi, , 381 pages, ) -- Vol. II. (, 483 pages, ).
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.
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: Printed for the Booksellers in Town and Country, 1739. Square Octavo, , x, pp. 11 - 280, ; VG-; Full calf, with elaborately tooled cover and spine, banded spine, black leather spine label with gilt lettering; Boards show moderate shelfwear to covers, very light cracking to leather along joints, and moderate bumping to corners; Textblock has moderate age-toning to edges and light age-toning to pages interiorly throughout; Three prior owner signatures appear on titlepage, two crossed out ("H. O. Seward" remains intact); Later bound with marbled paste-downs and free end pages by "H. Evans" of Cork, Ireland (sticker on front pastedown). RWO.
London: Printed for J. Walthoe, J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, G. Conyers, J. and B. Sprint, et al. 1724. Octavo, , , xxix, 366 pages, , ; G+; Full tree calf, with gilt tooling to covers and spine, gilt dentelles on cover edges, spine banded with largely worn label; Boards show moderate wear to all edges and head/tail of spine, significant cracking to joints, and light wear to bands on spine; Textblock has light age-toning to marbled edges, small chip to bottom corner of page 11, and apparent printing distortion to margins on pp. 12 - 13; Engraved portrait frontispiece of Charles I; Armorial bookplate of John Austen appears on front-pastedown (Either Jane Austen's patrilineal cousin once removed or second cousin). RWO.
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: Richardum Tottill [Richard Tottell], 1587. Small Octavo, , 250 leaves, ; VG; Contemporary English full leather cameo binding, tooled in blind with the initials “H.R.”; Rebacked and corners repaired, with modern endpapers; Title leaf soiled and repaired at margin, not impacting text; Name of “S. Mead” stamped on title page; Untrimmed copy; minor flaws to margins of some pages due to original size of paper; Heavily annotated in a beautiful early hand in French and, occasionally, in English; Annotation regarding “Mr Crooke Recorder of London” on final original leaf.; RW consignment; shelved case 7.
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.
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.
18th Century. Archive of documents regarding Robert Walpole, collected by British bibliomaniac Sir Thomas Philipps; five manuscript documents by multiple authors: Manuscript 1: 2 folio leaves folded into 9pps commentary on clipped newspaper article comparing John Stuart (3rd Earl of Bute, 1713-1792) to William Pitt (1st Earl of Chatam, 1708-1778). The article is circa 1763. According to a note on the reverse of the first leaf these comments are made by “Mr. J.C.” Manuscript 2: 1 folio leaf folded into 4pp. According to a penned note on the recto of 1st page “Mr. J.C.’s remarks on La H’s Walpoleana” J.C. apparently was asked to be a trustee of Oglethorpe’s Georgia Plan but declined as he also declined a part in the “British —-hery” Manuscript 3: 6 folio leaves folded into 20pp. Ms of Lord Hardwicke’s “Walpoleana.” Philip Yorke (Earl of Hardwick 1720-1790) published this work in 1783. Manuscript 4: 3 folio leaves folded into 12pp. “Remarks on a Pamphlet called Political Debates Particularly that part of it pretended to have been spoke by Mr W.P. (Wm. P.H).” Paper same as item #1 presumably same hand. Also by Mr. J.C? Manuscript 5: 1 folio leaf folded into 4pp apparently incomplete. A ms of a speech to Parliament? on the “Embargo laid on Wheat and Wheat flour by the Kings Order in Counsel Sept 26, 1766.” Manuscript 6: 2 folio leaves folded into 8pp. A copy of a “Paper delivered to the D. of Newcastle May 15, 1757.” Duke of Newcastle (Sir Thomas Pelham-Hollis, 1693-1768). Pitt fell in April, Newcastle joined with him and Pitt rose again in June. This letter supports Newcastle in joining P.H. Items housed in Philipps' presumed original folder, with his archive number 9104; some wear and soiling to folder; most manuscripts breaking at horizontal center folds; RW consignment; shelved Case 0. W1001.
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.
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1944. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with black print; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, front and rear board width slight shorter than text block, wear to spine caps and corners, smudging/shelfwear; Text block clean and tight, mild age-toning to paper; xvi, 1490 pages.
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.
London: J. Almon, 1774. First Edition. Octavo, , 63 pages, ; VG-; Pamphlet, later bound in light blue boards; Boards show light plus age-toning to edges and spine, with black lettering on spine; Textblock shows moderate age-toning to edges, light plus age-toning throughout interiorly, with 1-inch closed tear to titlepage along fore-edge; Last four pages are publisher's ads; Lacking half-title; shelved case 7.
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.
Surrey UK: Public Record Office, 1999. Octavo; VG-/G; pp 442; black, white and gray spine with white and black text; dust jacket exterior shows slight soiling to edges; lightly sunned spine; cloth clean; tight binding; straight boards; text block fore edge has spot stains to fore edge; other edges good; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated.
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;.