Harare, Rhodesia: National Gallery of Rhodesia & National Historical Association of Rhodesia, 1975. First Edition. Booklet; unpaginated; VG-/paperback; pictorial wrappers show light wear to exterior, slight age toning to exterior; brown covers have minor wear; text block has slight wear to edges; interior clean.
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Scott, Foresman and Company, 1942. Octavo; VG-; tan spine; slip cover has general shelfwear, general edgewear, open tears on front and rear, tearing on head edge, open tears on spine edges, closed tear on rear spine edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, general foxing, soiling on rear, damp staining on spine and rear, spine sun toned; text block age toned, soiling on title page, folding on head rear corners, occasional soiling; supported by board.
Kampala: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, n.d. Octavo; pp 91; G/G-; white spine without text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior, minor chipping to corners, moderate soiling to exterior; cloth shows slight age toning to exterior, strong boards; text block has light shadow toning to pastedowns and endpapers, slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Kampala: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, 1973. Octavo; pp 107; G/G-; white spine without text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior, minor chipping to edges, rubbing wear to joints, small open tear to rear; cloth shows slight age toning to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight soiling to pastedowns and endpapers, slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
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.
Cesare Barbieri Endowment for Italian Culture, 2008. Octavo; vg/wraps; white spine with black text; covers, strong, lightly scuffed; text block clean; color and B/W illustrations; 98pp.
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.
Kineton: The Roundwood Press, 1974. First. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Black spine with green text; DJ fair with general shelfwear and foxing,cut across lower front; Boards are clean, some shelfwear around edges and foxing on top text block, book interior clean; pp 425.
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: A. S. Barnes and Company, c1956. na. VG/- hardbound, illustrated front cover, cream spine, "TRUE" lrg red letter on spine. Clear plastic cover. Illustrated endpapers. Normal shelfwear, rubbed at corners and edges. xii, [i], color illus, 398, several b& w illus thoughout.
Melbourne: State Library of Victoria Foundation. Octavo; VG/Wraps; Black spine with gold text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, slight fraying; Previous owner's inscription on title page; Text block clean; 178 pp.
Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 1991. Third Edition. Octavo; pp 359; VG-/paperback; light yellow spine with black text; covers show slight sunning to spine; minor wear to edges; faux flaps; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by author; Spanish text.
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.
New York: Kraus Reprint Corp. 1963. Reprint. Quarto; vg+/none; black cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 446+554 pp.; head-edge, foxing; else very good.
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: Yale University Press, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 340 pages; VG; full bound in red cloth, spine has gilt tooling and lettering; binding has minor wear at the top and bottom of the spine, has library code on the spine, has minor discoloration; pages have minor detachment on pages 148-9, title page has small pen marks and an impression stamp; shelved case 7.
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.
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.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1972. Octavo; pp 440; G/no-DJ; sun faded blue spine with gilt text and rulings; cloth has slight wear to exterior, slight wear to edges and corners, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's label to ffep; underlining and margin markings throughput.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1927. Octavo; fair/none; sunned, red cloth spine with gold text; boards, shelf worn, age-toned, bumped, flaking; wrinkling to rear board; ex libris, ffep; endpapers/text block age-toned; cracking starts, signatures 160-161; B/W illustrations; 273pp.
London: Order of the Trustees, 1900. First Edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ softcover; Tan spine with black text; Covers have slight creases across, spine is heavily sunned (reprinted title on spine); Textblock shows minor foxing on exterior head, age-toned; Binding strong; 163pp + Photos.
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.
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.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Off-white spine with black and purple text/title; dustjacket is age-toned but otherwise with mild edgewear (smaller tear on the front); white sticker on the inside flap of the front dj; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 378.
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].
Leicester, England: Magna Books, 1991. Large Quarto; pp 304; G/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; numerous illustrations; light blue endpapers; interior clean.
New York: Abbeville Press, Publishers, 1981. Folio; pp 148; G/G; white spine with black text; dust jacket has light sunning to exterior; cloth has slightly sunned exterior; mild shelf wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; slightly bowed boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
New York: Croom Helm, St. Martin's Press, 1984. Small Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Black spine with gold gilt text; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean; 297 pp.
New York, Evanston, San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 1972, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; G/G-; sunned multicolored spines with black and ivory text; 4 volumes: vol. 1, Herodotus to Froissart, pp 431 [ISBN 060114738]; vol. 2, Valla to Gibbon, pp 406 [ISBN 06011472x]; vol. 3, Niebuhr to Maitland, pp 325 [ISBN 0060114746]; vol. 4, Dilthey to Hofstadter [ISBN 0060114762]; dust jackets show slightly sunned exteriors; some small chips to edges; cloths have slight sunning to exteriors; sturdy boards; text blocks have light toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Ienae: Sumtu Io. Felicis Bielkii, 1718/1720. Various Editions. thick 12mo.; VG; bound in vellum, somewhat soiled, with faint lettering on head of spine; all three volumes have separate title pages and pagination is not continuous; collation: 242pp.,  index, , 275pp.,  index, , 569pp.; Title page of Historia Universalis has some minor damage to the top of the age, including to the words 'Christophori Cellarii'; last three pages in the book have some small bookworm damage to the upper fore corner, does impact text; front and rear pastedowns has some ink writing on it; the first and third parts state sixth edition as well as being published in 1720; the second part has no statement about edition and was published in 1718; Cellarius' 'Universal History Divided into an Ancient, Medieval, and New Period' helped to popularize the distinction between the three divisions of history; text in LATIN EB/ND.
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.
Paris: G. Baranger Fils, 1943. Octavos, Volume I: 642 pages, Volume II: 800 pages; Very Good- condition; Dark green quarter-bound leather spine with raised bands and gilded text and design, minor rubbing to head and foot of spine and rubbing to leather quarter edges, wear to leather, teal cloth boards with very minor wear to edges and corners, no damage to textblock edges save for some minor scratching to head of Volume I, binding tight; minor foxing to select pages, textblock interior unmarked.
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.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1967, 1969, 1970. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Black & red spine with gilt text; Slipcase has moderate shelf wear with scratches and rubbing on exterior but still intact; 4 Volumes - 1 -The Birth of Britain, 2 -The New World, 3 -The Age of Revolution and 4 -The Great Democracies; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with wear on exteriors such as: vol. 1 bumped head fore corner with light stains on front & rear, vol. 2 & 3 also have slight stain on front & rear, and vol. 4 has tear at spine head edge, but all are intact with strong panels; Text blocks show lightly age toned exterior edges with otherwise unmarked pages with tight binding; deckled fore edges and previous owner's name on ffep of v. 1; pp 1759. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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 5; please contact us for shipping costs.
Carlton: Melbourne University, 1968. Octavo; VG/VG; hardcover; faded red spines with black text; the 3 vols. are in uniform condition; dust jackets have moderate stains and minor tears and creases; boards are sturdy and clean; fore edges are minimally discolored, paste downs, free end papers and pages are moderately age-toned but clean; 421p. (Vol.1); 362p. (Vol.2); 491p. (Vol.3).
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.