New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1899. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/No-DJ; Spine is light green with gold text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, deckled pages, of some marks and scratches, content is clear; pp 400.
London: Studio Vista, 1977. First Edition. Quarto; VG/G+; White spine with black text; DJ has slight edgewear, sticker on bottom of rear cover, 1.5" closed tear on rear cover head; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to tail and spine, small darkened mark on bottom of rear board; Textblock shows small dark mark and red ink mark on exterior tail, otherwise clean; 192pp.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2011. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. light ivory DJ spine with red and black titling/ jacket front half-pictorial, edgewear slight but with scuff/tear flap around ISBN on rear. bright red clothbound HB with stamped gold titling with adjacent black boards. black fep/ffep.. HB edges undamaged. a tightly bound bright copy. 145 pp. ISBN# 9780300153200.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1951. Octavo. VG-/G DJ. Tan brown spine with faint red text; dustjacket shows edgewear and some minor faint pencil marks on the bottom left and bubbled in for some of the letters for the title; dustjacket is price clipped on the upper right; board is strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean except for p. 166 where there is a minor pencil mark. Pp. 182.
Constantinople: Demetrius Nicolaides, 1873. first edition. small octavo in black and beige moire hardcovers; Good; spine black with gold letters; ex-library copy with seal and stamp on spine; boards show some shelf wear around edges; tiny open tear on top of front board; binding strong; previous owner's name on title page; paper heavily discolored; text clean; some pages creased at the end; pp. 427; book is a result of a legislative movement in Turkey (Corpus Juris Ottomani) for a corpus written in French; shelved in case # 9; in FRENCH.
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.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1957. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/G+; Spine is mostly dark green with light grey and orange text; DJ has general edge wear, creasing and small tears along edges, minor material loss at corners, age-toning to verso and recto, price-clipped, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, light rubbing to corners, bumping to head/tail of spine, some light scratches and scuffs, joints are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 337; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. First edition. Oblong quarto. Good with fair dust jacket. Gray spine with white lettering. Minor rubbing to covers. Age-toning and many chips to dust jacket, particularly the rear panel near the top and bottom of the spine. Stain to bottom edge of book block. Text pages very good. 108pp.
London, Bombay and Calcutta: Longmans, Green & Co. 1911. Thick Octavo; G/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gold text; Board have strong panels with slightly rubbed exterior and moderate edge wear; Spine is slightly cocked; Text block has deckled and lightly age toned edges, inside pages are unmarked and fully bound; pp 512. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1974. Quarto, xiv-280 pages. Hard cover with no dust jacket. Very Good. Book in very good condition except for an inscription by former owner on front end paper. Tight binding. text is clean and unmarked. Shelf wear, rubbing, and humidity damage to boards. Gray faded spine with text in gilt lettering.
London, New York: Barker & Howard, W.S. Heinman, 1972. Seventh edition, reprint. Thick octavo. Good in good dust jacket. Blue spine with black lettering. Minor rubbing to dust jacket. Occasional foxing and discoloration to parts of pages, particularly near the end pages. Foxing to book block edges. Binding and pages very good. 298pp.
Paris: Theophilus Barrois, 1808. octavo in 1/4 leather. VG+. Book has been rebound in 1/4 brown leather with 5 raised bands on spine. There is foxing throughout text. There is an open tear on front endpage. Former owners name written on front endpage. Forner owner's pencil drawings on rear endpages. 415pp. Shelve in first alcove. Spine is brown with gold text in red box. Text on spine reads: "Bollingbroke On History"
Birmingham, Alabama: Gryphon Editions, Inc. 1990. Special Edition. Octavo, vg+/none; full green leather. Gilt text on green spine. with raised bands and decorations; minor shelf wear and bumping. text block, clean; 745 pp. all edges, gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon bookmark, else very good; Shelved in Easton Press case.
New York: Random House, 1992. First. Octavo: VG/VG: Green spine with green text: DJ very clean with only slight edgewear: Boards are clean and strong with slight shelfwear: Textblock clean with no markings, tears or folds, slight scuffing along the bottom: Front page is inscribed by the author to a previous owner: 811 pp.
New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1981. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. mild red DJ spine with yellow author, editor aligned above larger curved bold white capital and hot pink publisher at tail. light edgewear with a few closed cuts and mild surfacewear, clipped front inner flap, rear flap has some folds. bright roughly red cloth HB spine and boards, with stamped gold titles. textblock interior unmarked. smooth, bright ivory edges all sides. 493 pp. ISBN# 0231050666.
London: Matthew Turner, 1686. First English Edition. 8vo., , 565 pages, ; VG; newly rebound in 1/4, brown leather paneled spine with gilt lettering, gray cloth boards; title page through page 10 have some wear to edges, title page chipped in upper fore corner; mild foxing and wear throughout; gutter visible on pages -.
London, Great Britain: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. 1971. First U.S. Printing. thick 8vo. G+/VG-. pictorial sea-scape, in fine-detail color illustrates wide DJ spine and follows over across jacket front/ large, wide bold ivory italic title, bordered by flourishes and small ivory capitals for author stacked below. gentle wear, appears like chafing and is concentrated at extremities along the panel perimeter. yellow-tinged inner flaps. HB is cobalt blue, stamped with titling in gold characters. light blue/dark blue match and line the fep/ffep. interior of HB includes 12 color plates, 7 maps and 20+ black/white plates. generally flipped through, solidly bound with some textblock a heavily foxed ivory. spine edges affected also,mainly on head-edge, but also fore-edge and tail. 574 pp. ISBN # 0340128682.
Brooklyn, NY: A & B Books Publishers, 1992. US Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. bluish tint to head of spine, white author, remainder in natural tones of light orange and white, overlay titling in hot pink, white and black. a touch thumbed and mildly curling front softcover. generally read, with a few underlined words. as is. out-of-print. minor discoloration to fore-edge and tail. 254 pp .ISBN# 1881316114.
Great Britain: A.H. & A. W. Reed Ltd. 1981. First Edition. Qto. VG+/VG+. light exposed DJ spine a paler green and brown illustration fully illustrate the light blue background from rear across spine and front. foreground titling in large bold red for title and author above small white logo. left justified title between thin white stripes and black author shrunken into upper left quadrant. espresso brown clothbound volume, stamped bold gold lettering upon spine. partly decorative endsheets. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON PAGE FACING HALF-TITLE PAGE> translated message SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON SLIPPED IN SHEET plus signed dedication in Maori language. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. basic layout on tightly bound ivory sheets, heavily illustrated within the columns. 108 maps included, 8 sections of numbered 42 color plates and over 200 figures. near fine in pristine, prime shape. DJ snug under clear protective cover. volume under sturdy boards and spotless edges, all sides. 262 pp. ISBN # 0589013157. Shelved in Archaeology section.
London, Great Britain: The University of Chicago Press, 1980. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. light blue DJ spine with black uppercase author, medium blue titleblock with white italics and light blue to smaller black publisher at tail. edgewear moderate, whitish and creasing to spine ends, the jacket panel edges and corners. wide ivory, blue text filled inner flaps. medium blue clothbound HB, imprinted silver titling between ends that are a bit worn. lighter blue lines the inside covers. ivory interior skimmed, no marks, no writing, and edges clean. 226 pp. ISBN# 0226071502.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. Revised Second Edition. 4to., 634 pp., G; blue cloth boards; spine faded to green, with faded gilt lettering and decorative motif; navy blue lettering to front cover, with blue and red decorative motif; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spine; bumping and fraying to corners; boards shaken, casing loose, text-block firmly housed; cracked hinge between pp. 190-191; age-toning and scratching to text-block; mild foxing to endpapers; interior bright and clean; circular staining to middle of front cover (likely liquid damage from cup/mug); includes a a full-color foldout map of Egypt and Nubia; full-color frontispiece protected by tissue guard; shelved Egyptology.
Vercelli, Italy; Cairo, Egypt: White Star S.r.l./American University in Cairo Press, 1999. Second Edition, First Printing. 4tos., 288 pp. [Vol. 1, EGYPT AND NUBIA], 320 pp. [Vol. 2, THE HOLY LAND]; VG/VG-; housed in G slipcase; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with gilded lettering, very slight rubbing to gilded text on front boards, both volumes; interiors clean; slight bumping to head of spine and corners, Vol. 1; 248 full-color lithographs by David Roberts R.A. contained in both volumes; includes pamphlet titled "The Life, Works, and Travels of David Roberts R.A."; shelfwear to edges and corners of dust jackets; water damage to dust jackets, with mild staining to dust jacket of Vol. 2; fraying and chipping to head and tail of spine [slipcase]; shelved Renaissance.
London: The British Library, 2014. Quarto: VG+/VG+: Blue spine with white text: DJ is nearly intact, very minimal edgewear around bottom of spine and bottom corners, encased in mylar covering: Boards are strong and clean, show very minor shelfwear along bottom edge: Textblock is very clean with no markings, folds or tears, edges are sharp: 240 pp.
1759. First Edition. 2 Volume set in leather both VG- to G+; Brown leather spines with gilt lettering and raised bands; Scuffing to edges and spine; Missing spot of leather (removed sticker?) to 1758; Both volume rubbed and bumped at the corners; Some light fraying at spine edges and corners; Repaired spine and new end papers to 1759; Bookplate on paste down of 1758; Some light spotting to both volumes; SHELVE: Case 1.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1965. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G; Spine is blue and black with white text; DJ has shelf wear, price-clipped, closed and open tears along edges and corners, design is clear; Boards have general edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, light age-toning, content is clear; pp 748; [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Florence: V. Batelli, 1831. Third Edition. Set of three oblong quartos in 1/2 beige marble hardcovers with brown leather spine; VG- condition; gold gilt on spine; general fraying and soiling on boards; binding strong; previous owner's inscription on ffep; edges dusty; paper generally foxed, with discoloration on first pages; text clean in tight print; in Italian; includes full page and folded maps; many vignette portraits and other illustrations, and 39 articles on countries and States; Please see photos for details IR consignment. [Oversized books. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
London: Bernard Quaritch, 1881. First Edition. Small octavo; two volumes; 366-738pp; bound in later green pebbled cloth for the Baxter memorial Library; gilt corners; top edges gilt; spine ends moderately frayed and worn; hinges tender; damp-stain at foot of volume 2 shows at endpapers but not in text; spines also indicate volumes III and IV but these two [Life and Commentary Volumes I and II] are complete in themselves; owner name front end-paper; some marginalia in pencil; contents else very good. [Spines; pebbled green cloth with gilt titles].
Tubingen, Germany: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1962. 1962 Edition. Six quartos in quarter cloth boards, all VG/No DJ, spines are black cloth with gilt text. The following characterizes all six volumes: Some shelfwear, some bumping to head and tail of spine, light smudging to bottom edge of text block, light superficial scratches to exterior of boards, previous bookseller's sticker affixed to front endpaper. Light sunning to spines of Volumes One, Two, Three, Four, and Six, light sunning to top edge of boards. Volume Five has some sunning to spine. Binding strong and text clean in all volumes. TEXT IN GERMAN. The individual volumes are divided and subtitled as follows: Volume One: Erster Band A-C Mit 8 Tafeln und 4 Karten; Volume Two: Zweiter Band D-G Mit 6 Tafeln und 7 Karten; Volume Three: Dritter Band H-Kon Mit 20 Tafeln und 7 Karten; Volume Four: Vierter Band Kop-O Mit 36 Tafeln und 2 Karten; Volume Five: Funfter Band P-Se Mit 3 Karten; Volume Six: Sechster Band Sh-Z: Mit 2 Tafeln und 3 Karten. This item was from our Dupont Circle store, now shelved in Maryland warehouse.
London: Charles Dolman, 1853. Fifth Edition. Octavos, Two-volume set. Stated fifth edition. Hard covers no dust jacket and marbled text block. Very Good. Bookplate by previous owner on the inside of front board of Volume One. Tight binding. Age yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Some tanning/spotting throughout in both volumes, particularly strong on end papers. Illustrations and folding map present. Light shelf wear, rubbing, and some chipping to boards. PRICE IS FOR SET. Shelve First Alcove.
Havana, Cuba: Guairas Book Institute, 1967. English Language Edition, translated from the original Spanish. slim 8vo. VG-/VG-. sunny yellow DJ spine with tiny red lowercase title, and black capitals for author above illustrated figures in black on yellow, based on bottom edge. heavily rubbed and discolored, creases and tiny cuts to the outer edges. slim inner flaps intact. unmarked plain ivory clothbond HB with large plum titling imprinted onto front board. mild discoloration and foxing appear randomly to board edges. stamped by prior owner, flipped through 104 pp. of text and separate, unpaginated 16 sheets of b/w photo images. as is. 120 pp in all.
New Delhi, India: Vision Books, 1979. First edition. Octavo. Fair in a good dust jacket. Beige spine with red and black lettering. Price-clipped unevenly from front dust jacket flap. Moderate rubbing to dust jacket. Water warping to covers of book. Age-toning to covers. book block edges, binding, and text pages generally good or better. 188pp. Shelved in Indian subsection of Asian studies.
New York: Negro Universities Press, 1880. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is brown with gold text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, ex-libris, content is clear; pp 500.
London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1956. First Edition. Set of four octavos in burgundy hardcovers with beige and brown DJs in brodart; VG/VG; vol. 1 front cover has a minor crease; good binding; DJs clean; all in good condition; vol. 1 The Birth of Britain; vol. 2 The New World; vol. 3 The Age of Revolution; vol. 4 The Great Democracies; shelved in Case #12; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1948-1954. First Editions. 8vos, 6 volumes; VG/VG-; spines tan with black and red lettering; dust jackets covered with a protective covering, prices uncut, first four volumes priced at 25s.net, final two volumes at 30s net; some sun-fading to spines; front flap on volume three reads 'overseas edition' next to price; minor bumping and general shelfwear; small chips to dust jackets; Volume 1: the Gathering Storm, Volume 2: Their Finest Hour, Volume 3: The Grand Alliance, Volume 4: The Hinge of Fate, Volume 5: Closing the Ring, Volume 6: Triumph and Tragedy; Maps and diagrams throughout. Author's errata note and errata slip in Volume 1; interiors clean; top edge of text blocks maroon, small waterstain to top of text block on volume one; bookplate to front pastedown on volume one; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above Case 12.
London, UK: Hutchinson & Co. 1987. Second Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise clean, all edges deckled, names of previous owners written on front pastedown and front free-end paper, foxing on pastedowns and free-end pages, pages stiff and cut unevenly, spine cocked top-to-bottom; pp 200.
Amsterdam: SOCIETE D'EDITION, 1925. Limited Edition. Hardcover large quarto in Good + condition. B&W photographs, maps, and illustrations throughout. Some fading to periphery of blue endpapers. No markings to text and pages are clean. Crack to front hinge between front endpaper and half title, binding shakes and signatures loosening but remains intact. No dust jacket. Edges of text block are rough cut. Moderate shelf wear and bumping, particularly to corners. Booksellers stamp on upper left of front cover. 562 pp. Spine is sunned from navy blue to brown. Weighs 6 lbs., additional shipping costs may apply. TEXT IN FRENCH. -Shelve Front Table [Spine is blue/brown with gilt text].