London: Printed, for the Proprietors ... by T. Crowder, 1800. First Edition. Octavo, v, , 586 pages; G-; Early half-morocco and marbled boards, with largely worn spine label; Boards show significant wear to sheepskin at corners and along spine and moderate plus wear to marbled boards; Textblock has light plus age-toning to edges and moderate shelfwear (curling and minor tears) to untrimmed edges; Ownership inscription ("Edward W. Laight") appears on the titlepage; BACKGROUND: An important pro-Tory periodical published by John Richards Green (pseudonym "John Gifford") from 1798 to 1821. Its primary aim was to solidify British antipathy for the French Revolution.
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London: Printed, for the Proprietors, by J. Hales, 1805. First Edition. Octavo, , 611 pages; G-; Early half-sheep and marbled boards, with largely worn spine label; Boards show significant wear to sheepskin at corners and along spine, significant cracking along spine, and moderate plus wear to marbled boards; Textblock has light plus age-toning to edges, some shelfwear to untrimmed bottom edge, and light to moderate foxing to pages interiorly throughout; Ownership inscription ("E. W. Laight") appears on the titlepage; BACKGROUND: An important pro-Tory periodical published by John Richards Green (pseudonym "John Gifford") from 1798 to 1821. Its primary aim was to solidify British antipathy for the French Revolution.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1962. Octavo; VG/G; maroon spine with white text; dust jacket exterior shows modest wear; some rubbing to edges and joints; price clipped front flap; cloth exterior has minimal wear; minor edge wear; strong boards; tight binding; text block exterior fore and tail edges have mild tone; exterior head edge dark red; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; pp 430.
New York, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1961. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; blue pictorial spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket exterior has moderate wear; few chips to edges; slight sticker residue to rear; price clipped front flap; mylar wrapped exterior; cloth exterior has little wear; sturdy boards; good binding; text block edges have light foxing; interior unmarked; illustrated; pp 536.
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1978. First UK Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; pp 342; beige/brown pictorial spine with dark blue text; first UK edition; dust jacket exterior shows minimal wear; only light sunning; small publisher's sticker to front flap; mylar wrap to jacket; cloth exterior clean; tight binding; text block exterior head edge colored red; fore and tail edges have light tone; interior clean; illustrated.
Cork: The Mercier Press, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G-; green spine with white text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows some rubbing wear; some noticeable rubbing to joints and fore edges; chips to edges; cloth has mild exterior wear; intact binding and boards; textblock exterior edges have age toned mildly; very slight offsetting to endpapers; minor ink to ffep; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 229.
Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1958. First Edition. Large Octavo, viii, 684 pages; G+/G; Light brown spine with black lettering and light brown framing graphic; Dustjacket has light chipping to edges and corners, moderate chipping to tail of spine, and light soiling overall; Boards have moderate bumping to head/tail of spine, and light fading to cloth along top edges and tail of spine; Textblock shows light age-toning and foxing to edges; Dustjacket in protective mylar cover. RWO.
New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1995. First US Edition. Thick Octavo; VG-/VG-; red pictorial spine with gilt and black text; first US edition; volume 2; odd volume; dust jacket exterior shows minimal wear; lightly rubbed edges; cloth exterior has minimal wear; tight binding; strong boards; text block exterior edges have very light tone; interior clean; illustrated; pp 1359.
New York: J. & J. Harper, 1832. Tenth Edition, Revised and Corrected. 10mo; Fair; sunned beige spine with black text to paper label; tenth edition, revised; original publisher's cloth has some soiling to exterior, due to age; however, binding good; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have noticeable foxing; some foxing to endpapers; otherwise foxing throughout, mostly toward edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; offsetting from frontispiece to title page; gift inscription to verso to frontispiece; damp staining to gutter to several early pages; previous owner's name to p 9; pages fully bound; pp 260.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1969. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue and green with green print; DJ has crease to front flap, else is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with green print, slight wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block has else yellow tinted top edge, slight stain to pp. 30-31, else clean and tight; 286 pages.
Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 12mo; 79 volumes; G; Hardcover with DJ; Many volumes have DJ and while most have light shelfwear, they are clean and whole; Boards may have light wear to corners and spine caps, most are clean and strong; Text block for some volumes have name in ink on front endpapers, else volumes are generally clean and tight; Some vols. lack series number--numbers that do not appear on volumes are found in listing from “Private Library, vol. 10, #4, 1977”; CONTENTS: No. 1 (1939) British Birds on Lake, River and Stream / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 2 (First published 1939, reprinted 1941) A Book of Roses / J. Ramsbottom — No. 3 (1941) A Book of Ships / Charles Mitchell — No. 4 (1940) Portraits of Christ / Ernst Kitzinger & Elizabeth Senior — No. 5 (1940) Caricature / E.H. Gombrich and E. Kris — No. 6 (1943) British Shells — No. 7 (1943) Fashions and Fashion Plates 1800-1900 / James Laver — No. 8 (1943) Elizabethan Miniatures /Carl Winter — No. 8 (First published 1943, reprinted 1952) Elizabethan Miniatures /Carl Winter — No. 9 (1943) The Microcosm of London / T. Rowlandson & A.C. Pugin, text by John Summerson — No. 9 (First published 1943, reprinted 1947) The Microcosm of London / T. Rowlandson & A.C. Pugin — No. 10 (1943; DJ from 1949 edition) The Bayeux Tapestry / Eric Maclagan — No. 10 (First published 1943, revised edition 1945, reprinted 1949) The Bayeux Tapestry / Eric Maclagan — No. 11 (1943) Fishes of Britain’s Rivers and Lakes / J.R. Norman — No. 12 (1943) The Poet’s Corner / Sir Max Beerbohm — No. 13 (1943) Edible Fungi / John Ramsbottom — No. 14 (1943) A Book of Lilies / Fred Stoker — No. 15 (1944) Seashore Life and Pattern / T.A. Stephenson — No. 16 (First published 1944, new edition 1947) Children as Artists / R.R. Tomlinson — No. 17 (1945) The Leaves of Southwell / Nikolaus Pevsner — No. 18 (1944) Some British Moths / Norman Riley — No. 19 (1946) Garden Birds / Phyllis Barcklay-Smith — No. 20 (1944) English Ballet / Janet Leeper — No. 21 (1945) Popular Art in Britain / Noel Carrington — No. 22 (1946) Heraldry in England / Anthony Wagner — No. 23 (1945) Poisonous Fungu / John Ramsbottom — No. 24 (1945) Birds of the Sea / R.M. Lockley — No. 25 (1946) Ur, the First Phases / Leonard Woolley — No. 26 (1946) A Book of Toys — Gwen White — No. 27 (1946) Flowers of Marsh and Stream / Iolo A. Williams — No. 28 (First published 1947, reprinted 1950) A Book of English Clocks / R.W. Symonds — No. 29 (1946) Flowers of the Woods / E.J. Salisbury — No. 30 (1947) A Selection of Engravings on Wood by Thomas Bewick / with a note on him by John Rayner — No. 31 (1947) English Book Illustration, 1800-1900 / Philip James — No. 32 (1946) A Christmas Carol in Prose : Being a Ghost Story of Christmas / Charles Dickens — No. 33 (1947) Russian Icons / David Talbot Rice — No. 34 (1947) The English Tradition in Design / John Gloag — No. 35 (1947) A Book of Spiders / W.S. Bristowe — No. 36 (1948) Ballooning / C.H. Gibbs-Smith — No. 37 (1947) Wild Flowers of the Chalk / John Gilmour — No. 38 (1947) Compliments of the Season / L.D. Ettlinger and R.G. Holloway — No. 39 (1948) Woodcuts for Albrecht Dürer / T.D. Barlow — No. 40 (1948) Edward Gordon Craig : Designs for the Theatre / Janet Leeper — No. 41 (1951) British Butterflies / E.B. Ford — No. 42 (1948) British Military Uniforms / James Laver — No. 43 (1948) A Prospect of Wales : a Series of Water-Colours / Kenneth Rowntree, essay by Gwyn Jones — No. 44 (1959) Tulipomania / Wilfrid Blunt — No. 45 (1948) Unknown Westminster Abbey — Lawrence E. Tanner — No. 46 (1948) Highland Dress / George F. Collie — No. 47 (1949) British Reptiles and Amphibia / Malcolm Smith — No. 48 (1949) A Book of Scripts / Alfred Fairbank — No. 49 (1948) Some British Beetles / Geoffrey Taylor — No. 50 (1948) Popular Art in the United States / Erwin O. Christensen — No. 51 (1949) Life in an English Village / sixteen lithographs by Edward Bawden, with an introductory essay by Noel Carrington — No. 52 (1950) The Isle of Wight / Barbara Jones — No. 53 (1950) Flowers of the Meadow / Geoffrey Grigson — No. 54 (1950) Greek Terracottas / T.B.L. Webster — No. 55 (1950) Romney Marsh / John Piper — No. 56 (1950) Early British Railways / Christian Barman — No. 57 (1950) A Book of Moses / Paul Richards — No. 58 (1951) A Book of Ducks / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 59 (First published 1951, reprinted 1952) Ackermann’s Cambridge / Reginald R0ss Williamson — No. 60 (1951) The Crown Jewels / Oliver Warner — No. 61 (1951) An Atlas of Tudor England and Wales : Forty Plates from John Speed’s Pocket Atlas of 1627, Introduced and Described / E.G.R. Taylor — No. 62 (1953; number on series title page is 41, number on spine is 62) Medieval Carvings in Exeter Cathedral / C.J.P. Cave — No. 63 (1952) A Book of Greek Coins / Charles Seltman — No. 64 (1953) Magic Books from Mexico / introduction and notes on the plates by C.A. Burland — No. 65 (1952) Semi-Precious Stones / N. Wooster — No. 66 (1952) Birds of La Plata / with notes by W.H. Hudson — No. 67 (1952) Mountain Birds / R.A.H. Coombes — No. 68 (1953) Animals in Staffordshire Pottery / Bernard Rackham — No. 69 (1954) Ackermann’s Oxford : a Selection of Plates from Rudolph Ackermann’s “A History of the University of Oxford … 1814“ and James Ingram’s “Memorials of Oxford, 1837” / notes by H.M. Colvin — No. 70 (1953) The Diverting History of John Gilpin : Showing How He Went Farther Than He intended and Came Safe Home Again / William Cowper, with many illustrations by Ronald Searle — No. 71 (1954) Egyptian Paintings / Nina M. Davies — No. 72. (First published 1954, reprinted 1956) Misericords : Medieval Life in English Woodcarving / M.D. Anderson — No. 73 (1955) The Picture Book of Cricket / John Arlott — No. 74 (1955) Woodland Birds / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 75 (1957) Monumental Brasses / James Mann — No. 76 (1959) The Sculpture of the Parthenon / P.E. Corbett + The Penguin Story MCMXXXV - MCMLVI (1956) 59 pages, illustrated (b&w, color). [Oversized book(s). 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London: Bloomsbury Reader, 2019. First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 430 pages; VG/VG; red spine with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor shelfwear and rubbing; price unclipped '$30.00'; pages are clean; inscription by Kogan on the title page; shelved in England.
Boston: The Medici Society. Octavo; 2 volumes; G; Hardcover; Spine, blue with faded gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, small stain to spine (v. 1), light blemishes/shelfwear but clean and strong; Text block has gilt top edge, slight age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; 2 vols. (xxx, 439 pages ; xxii, 531 pages), frontispieces, illustrated (color plates).
London: Macmillan and Co., 1857-1878. Octavo; 4 volumes; G; Hardcover; Spine, purple with gold print; Boards in purple cloth, light wear to spine caps, hinges, and corners, light rubbing, else clean and strong; Text blocks are clean and tight, slight puckering to paper, slight age-toning to paper; Spine title: “History of England and Normandy”; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (Macmillan, 1878) General relations of mediaeval Europe. The Carlovingian empire. The Danish expeditions in the Gauls. The establishment of Rollo. (l, 756 pages)— Vol. II. (John W. Parker and Son, London, 1857) The three first dukes of Normandy: Rollo, Guillaume-Longue-Epée, and Richard-Sans-Peur. The Carlovingian line supplanted by the Capets (xlvii, 916 pages) — Vol. III. (Macmillan,1864) Richard-Sans-Peur. Richard Le-Bon. Richard III. Robert Le-Diable. William the Conqueror. 1864 (xxvii, 662 pages) — Vol. IV. (Macmillan, 1864) William Rufus. Accession of Henry Beauclerc (xx, 734 pages). 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, atop one of the bookcases.
London: printed for Henry Seile, and are to be sold at his shop over against St. Dunstans Church in Fleetstreet, 1657. Second Edition. Folio, , 739, , 739-740, 761-890, p. 887, 898-934, 921-958, 961-1098, , 1089-1095,  pages; G; bound in full early speckled calf, simple double blind-rules to boards, paneled spine with morocco label, gilt titling; some rubbing and wear to boards, bumping to corners; heavy tide-marks throughout entire text block causing staining, heaviest along upper edge, fore corners; lacking all 4 maps; lacking engraved title; small bookplate of "Milton, Peterborough" and a second of Earl Fitzwilliam, both referring to the Milton Hall estate in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England; shelved above Vikings.
New Rochelle NY: Arlington House, 1967. Octavo; VG/G+; copper brown spine with black text; exterior to dust jacket has slight shelf wear; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has minimal exterior wear; tight binding; strong boards; textblock exterior fore and tail edges show mild tone; exterior head edge colored blue; slight whitish spots to exterior head edge; interior pages clean; pp 255.
Cambridge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1985. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; off-white and black pictorial spine with ivory text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight toning due to age; flaps have more toning; otherwise intact; cloth has very slight exterior wear; tight binding; strong boards; textblock edges only mildly toned; interior very good; illustrated; pp 188 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Elmwood Park IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 1991. First American Edition. Octavo; pp 596; VG/VG-; dark gray spine with white text; first American edition; dust jacket exterior shows mild wear; some minor edge wear; two tiny dents to rear joint; light adhesive residue to front flap; cloth exterior has mild wear; lightly rubbed edges; tight binding; text block exterior edges lightly toned; interior pages clean; illustrated.
London: Bradbury, Evans, and Co. Octavo; G-; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print, raised bands, call number label at bottom; Boards half bound with green leather to spine and corners and blue cloth to boards, wear to spine caps and hinges, worn, exposed corners, light shelfwear to cloth; Text block has gilt edges, library bookplate on front pastedown, library stamp on title page and on p. 35 with penciled call number, front and rear hinges reinforced, else clean and tight; 2 volumes bound as one, xviii, 320, 304 pages, frontispiece to each volume, illustrated “with twenty coloured etchings, and two hundred woodcuts by John Leech”.
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1927. Limited Edition: 1,133/1,800. Octavo, , 163 pages, ; G+; 1/4-cloth bound with marbled boards, and gilt lettering to side; Boards show light bumping and wear to head/tail of spine, light bumping to corners, and light toning to cloth on spine; Textblock has light plus age-toning and soiling to untrimmed edges, light age-toning throughout, and multiple pages uncut; Limitation Page at back of book states (handwritten in ink) that this is #1,133 of 1,800 copies printed for this edition. RWO.
Lawrenceville: Princeton University Press, 1987. First Edition. Large Octavo, xix, 435 pages; VG-/VG-; Beige and illustrated spine, with teal and black lettering; Dustjacket has light toning along spine, with light shelfwear overall; Boards show light bumping to tail of spine; Textblock has minimal shelfwear to bottom edge. RWO.
Oxford: Published for the Institute of Historical Research by Oxford University Press, 1989. Quarto; Volume 9 only; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has smudge at top of fore edge, marginal notation in ink on p. 246, else clean and tight; Title on half-title page: A History of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely; xx, 453 pages, illustrated (b&w plates). [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].
Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1979. Octavo; First published 1959, Fourth printing 1979; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue and white with black print; DJ has edgewear, surface tears to rear hinge, smudging/shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth, wear to bottom edge, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges and endpapers, else clean and tight; 540 pages, frontispiece (port.).
Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1980. Octavo; First published 1973, Fourth printing 1980; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue and white with black print; DJ has light edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth, slight wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 307 pages, frontispiece (port.), 1 folded b&w map.
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: 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.
Scholar Select. Octavo; Facsimile of edition published by the author, London, 1823; VG; Hardcover; Spine, purple with white print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, includes library stamp on original copy; 288 pages, frontispiece + “Reeves & Turner’s catalogue of Publications and Remainders”, May 1887, unpaged.
London: Richard Green, et. al. 1685. Presumed First Editions. Octavo, , 205 pages, , , pp. 116-216, , ; VG-; Bound in later dark brown calf, with tooled covers and spine and gilt lettering; Boards show very light shelfwear to back cover; Textblock has moderate uneven age-toning to edges, and very light age-toning interiorly overall. Lacking frontispieceWing R2450. Thomason I 435-36.
Philadelphia: Richard Folwell, 1795. Third Edition. Octavo, 120 pages; G; Original light blue wraps, side-sewn; Covers show moderate wear to edge, light chipping to fore-edges, light foxing and staining overall, and several ink and pencil emendations to front cover; Textblock has moderate wear and light age-toning to untrimmed edges; Pages uncut.
London: Andrew Bell, 1695. First Edition. Octavo, , xliv, 430 pages; VG-; Full contemporary speckled calf, with banded spines and no lettering; Boards show light+ wear to head/tail of spine and corners, light wear to edges, light+ cracking to leather on spine, and light shelfwear overall; Slight bowing to front cover; Textblock has light soiling to speckled edges, and some faint dampstains to ffep and following page; Publisher's ad appears on page preceding titlepage.
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: J. Downes, 1793. Second Edition. Octavo, 75 pages, 66 pages, VG-; Bound in modern full mottled calf in blind by Bayntun-Riviere, from Somerset House Library; Boards show some minor scratching and moderate bowing; Textblock has moderate age-toning to edges, and light uneven age-toning interiorly (with several very minor instances of foxing); With bookplate of William Terun Fehsenfeld on front pastedown.
London: J. Owen, 1796. First Edition. Small Quarto, 80 pages; VG-; Half bound in brown leather with marbled paper boards; Leather with some chipping and cracking; Boards lightly rubbed; Two bookplates (Frederic Ouvry and one unidentified) on front pastedown and front free endpaper; Text block lightly age-toned; a.e.g.
London: Phillips and Fardon, 1806. Presumed First Edition. 12mo., xi, 216 pages; Fair; Hardbound with original paper covered boards; Front board and front free endpaper separated but present; Boards much bumped and stained; Yellowed adhesive stain to title page; Complete with folding illustration of slave ship, though creased and repaired with yellowed tape; Errata on the verso of xi, with binder's instructions to place the fold-out illustration to be placed opposite page 192 of "View of a Slave Ship." This famous diagram shows the inhumane conditions in which African captives were brought to America against their will. Uncut and untrimmed, this copy is still in the original publisher's paper boards.
London: John Stockdale, 1801. First Edition. Quarto; VG-; v-xix, 443 pages; VG-; Full calf, with brown leather spine label and gilt lettering; Complete with six plate, three other illustrations, map of Tobago, and large folding map of St. Domingo at back; Boards show moderate wear to corners and light plus twear overall; Textblock has moderate age-toning to edges and light uneven age-toning to pages interiorly throughout. Volume VIII of Bryan's "History of the West Indies". First edition appeared in 1797, but this is the first edition to include Young's "Account". Sabin 21895.; shelved case 7.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989. First American Edition. Large Octavo; VG-/G+; light blue and green pictorial spine with ivory text; first American edition; dust jacket exterior has lightly sunned; slight edge wear; mylar wrapped jacket; cloth exterior has slight sunning; one or two small smudges; strong boards; text block edges have only slight tone; interior pages good; pictorial endpapers; illustrated; pp 207.
New York: Hyperion, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 415 pages; VG/VG-; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; black spine with white lettering; price unclipped '$40.00'; sticker 'AS SEEN ON THE HISTORY CHANNEL' on front cover; minor shelf wear and rubbing; small closed tear on the fore edge of the back cover; pages are clean; inscribed by Schama on the title page; shelved in England.
Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1967. Large Octavo; VG-/G; black and off-white pictorial spine with black text; exterior to jacket shows modest, general wear; few chips to edges; small chip to spine; cloth exterior has lightly sun faded; strong boards; good, intact binding; exterior text fore and tail edges mildly toned; head edge colored dark gray; ex-library stamp to rear endpaper; interior good; frontispiece; illustrated; pp 432.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1913. First US Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 2 vols.; VG; full contemporary navy buckram bindings; spines with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and soiling; upper edges gilt; contains black and white photos, fold-out maps; pages clean; shelved above Taoism.
London: George Routledge and Sons, [nd. c. 1860s]. [no edition given]. Octavo, 5 vols.; G+; full contemporary green, black, and gilt publisher's cloth bindings; spines green with black design and gilt lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; chips missing at crowns and tails of all vols. spines; previous owner's inscription at front free endpaper of all vols.; contains black and white illustrations; pages clean; shelved above Middle Ages.
London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1881. Second Edition. Octavo, 2 vols.; VG-; full contemporary green cloth bindings; spines with gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; mild wear to crowns and tails of spine; small chip in cloth of vol. 1 spine; both spines slightly cocked; vol. 1 front hinge starting; vol. 2 back hinge starting; two previous owners' bookplates at both vols. front pastedowns and free endpapers; pages clean; shelved above Middle Ages.
London and New York: The Syndics of the Cambridge University Press, 1969. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 350; G+/paperback; red spine with off-white text; second edition; first PB edition; exterior to covers show modest wear; some rubbing to edges; text block edges have mildly age toned; previous owner's name to half title page; light ink to table of contents; minor defect to gutter to pp 10-11, 78-79, 106-107, 142-143, 270-271; slight marginalia and underlining inside; illustrated.
Cambridge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986. Reprinted. Octavo; G/paperback; white spine with purple and orange text; reprinted; covers have mild exterior wear; slightly thumbed fore edges; otherwise minor edge wear; binding intact; text block exterior edges show slight shelf wear; light stain to exterior fore edge; faint damp stain inside front cover; interior pages clean; pp 321.