Paris: Librairie C. Klincksieck, 1973. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with green & red text; Covers are slightly rubbed with somewhat age toned and smudged exterior, otherwise with sturdy and intact panels; Text block has moderate wear on exterior edges due to handling with tight binding, underlining and writing from middle toward end of text; pp 590. French text.
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 York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 512 pages, VG/VG; white and blue pictorial DJ, red lettering: very mild wear to covers, "U.S. $27.50 / Can. $37.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, navy blue faux-leather paper spine, lighter blue matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, light age-toning/wear to text-block, interior clean, with several black-and-white photographic plates; INSCRIBED by Ambrose to first blank page; shelved Window or WWII.
Marlboro, VT: The Marlboro Press, 1992. First English Language Edition. Octavo: VG/VG-: Brown, age toned spine with black text:Dj has age toning to spine and perimeter, light soiling on front, mild shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean with rubbing along edges, slight bumping to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean: First English Language Edition: 298 pp.
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.
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.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1968. Octavo; VG-/G; Light blue spine with black & off-white text; Dust jacket has moderately sunned spine & head edge with some rubbing on exterior and along edges as well as a few small tears at head edge, otherwise intact; Cloth has slightly rubbed edge and lightly sunned spine with strong and clean panels; Text block shows ivory toned exterior edge with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 394.
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.
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.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1990. Morningside edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Brown/beige spine with black text; Covers have minimal shelf wear, panels are clean, intact and sturdy; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges with light staining on fore edge, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 327.
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.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984. Third Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-/VG-; orange spine sun toned yellow, white and black lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, some edgewear, small closed tear on front head edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine head edge; boards strong, general shelfwear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, stamp on front end paper; text block has foxing on exterior edges, soiling on page 234, penciling towards front of text; 434pp.
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2008. First Edition Thus. Octavos, 3 volumes, VG; bound in genuine gray leather, gilt lettering and gilt motif to spine and boards, four panels to spines, gilt text-blocks, silk ribbons: slight cocking to boards, bindings tight, very mild wear to bright gilt text-blocks; interiors clean, text clear and legible, numerous black-and-white illustrations to each volume; frontispieces; VOL. 1 [THE BASTILLE] VOL. 2 [THE CONSTITUTION] VOL. 3 [THE GUILLOTINE]; shelved Easton Press.
Paris: Libraire Plon. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark red with gilt & black text; Cloth has slightly sunned panels with light wear at edges and corners, and some minor rubbing on exterior; Text block has darkened slightly with slight cracking at front end papers along binding, otherwise clean and intact pages; deckled fore edge; pp 399. French text. Shelved in aisle 7.
Paris: Chez Desaint, David, Durand, 1757. Second Edition. Octavos, 6 volumes; VG; bound in full brown leather, spines paneled with gilt tooling, two compartments with gilt text; double rule with roll to boards; some shelfwear and rubbing; marbled endpapers; text block red; with 4 maps and 3 plans, volume 1 with folding map #1, volume 2 with folding plan #2, volume 3 with folding map #3, volume 4 with folding map #4, volume 5 with no plates, volume 6 with folding map 5, folding map #6, and folding plan #7, all in excellent condition; slight age-toning to pages; shelved case 9.
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.