Boston: C. S. Francis & Co., 1857. Octavo; Fair Plus condition, worn leather spine with gilded text on red title block; Leather worn, boards firm but worn, tail portion of spine coming loose, front board detached but present, FFEP coming loose as well; Textblock foxed and stained on the first few pages, but the further you go in the cleaner the textblock becomes. 536pp SEE ALL THREE PHOTOS FOR DETAILS AND EXAMPLES OF CONDITION. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
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New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc., 1989. Manuscript. Loose Manuscript for book. Include draft of book and typed letter from the publisher to an independent bookseller. Pages loose, some with more age-toning than others, some with edgewear and minor closed tears along edges. Unpaginated but 2 and 1/8" thick. See all three photos for details 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.
New York: The New Yorker, n.d. . First Edition. thin 8vo., unpaginated; VG; spine white with no lettering; some bumping and shelfwear to corners; spine has moderate cracking at edges, head of spine has a piece of scotch tape on it; original patterned boards, white label on front board; boards slightly bowed; previous owners name on ffep, else interior clean; scarce; shelved in case 8 1/2.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1935. First Edition, Twentieth Printing. Octavo. First Edition, Twentieth Printing. 136pp.; VG; spine green leather with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering; rebound in full green leather, floral textured endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; mild shelfwear; INSCRIBED and presented by author James Hilton to Francis Marion on the half-title following the title page. It reads "For Mrs. M. B. Owens / With all good wishes / from / James Hilton / Christmas 1935". M. B. Owens refers to her birth name, Marion Benson Owens, as she wrote under the pseudonym Frances Marion. See all five photos for details. LSM consignment; Shelved in glass case near front desk.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1926. First Edition. 8vo., 217pp.; VG; spine green leather with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering; rebound in full green leather, green patterned endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; Frances Marion's name embossed in gilt on lower fore corner of front board; mild shelfwear (see photos); INSCRIBED and presented by author Lorna Moon to Francis Marion on the third front endpaper; LSM consignment; See all six photos for details Shelved in case 8 1/2.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 328pp.; VG; spine brown leather with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering; rebound in full brown leather, floral patterned endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; Frances Marion's name embossed in gilt on lower fore corner of front board; mild shelfwear; front board slightly loose; no further printings listed on copyright page; spine misspells Hergesheimer's name, spelling it instead as 'Hergeshimer'; INSCRIBED and presented by author Joseph Hergesheimer to Francis Marion on title page, the '6' in '1926' is crossed out and replaced with a '9'; LSM consignment; Shelved in case 8 1/2.
London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831. First Edition. VG-/no DJs 3 small 12mos [4 3/8" x 7 1/4"] half bound in dark calf and marbled paper over boards. Gilt titles and designs on spine, blind stamping on leather near borders. Some shelfwear; bumped and rubbed at corners, along edges and at head and tail of spines. Leather on spines a bit scuffed in places. Now in mylar sleeves. Ad leaf has been pasted into the first volume after the title page. Half titles present in second and third volumes. Scattered foxing. Interiors clean, bindings solid. Shelved in case 8 1/2 [Oversized order. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Photos available upon request.
Venice: Ad instanza di Simone Occhi Libraro in Venezia, 1641. Text in Italian; Octavo; VG- hardcover; Worn brown leather spine with no text, gilded decorative. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing to edges and joints, bumping to corners, discolored, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light foxing on pages, cracking along gutter of verso of title page and acknowledgment page, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 279 Shelved in case 8 1/2.
Leipsig: A.H. Payne, 1859. First. Quarto; Good condition hardcover; Leather spine with gilt lettering; Quarter bound in leather, marble boards; Boards show some wear on all sides; Edges and corners beginning to fray; Some bumping and bending; Binding shaken but sturdy; Pages are toned and spotted in places, slightly musty; Several black and white plates, as well as some beautifully tinted plates; Previous owner's bookplate and inked gift inscription. See all six photos for details 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 case 8 1/2.
London: Saunders, Otley, and Co., 1862. First Edition. Octavo; iv;[errata slip];367pp. Bound in full purple morocco-style cloth; re-backed and re-cornered preserving faded spine and soiled board cloth; fresh endpapers; owner name front end-paper; old initials and later date on title page; few edge tears to folding plates and map. Contents very good throughout with folding map bound in front; 12 tinted color plates [2 are folding panoramas] in text; and many engravings throughout. See all seven plates for details, note the loose plate in the photos. Shelved in Allan's Office.
Venezia: Tomasso Bettinelli, 1746. 12mo; 463 pp. Contemporary calf, gilt spine decoration. Illustrated with engravings at beginning of each canto. Boards rubbed; gilt faded; small stain on front board; hinge starting at top near spine. Pencil doodles on endpapers. Long closed tear across last leaf of text. Good solid copy. Text in Italian. Shelved in Allan's Office.
Amsterdam: Aux dépens de la Compagnie, 1750. Nouvelle Édition. 12mo., 134pp., 50pp., ; VG; bound in brown cloth, paneled spine, gilt tooling, red label and gilt lettering; publishers binding; moderate wear to boards, including rubbing and scraping to boards, peeling to corners; leather cracked on hinges; chip missing to tail of spine; wear to head of spine; text block dyed red; marbled endpapers; interior clean; First published in 1737, Beugeant's celebrated but thinly disguised satire on Descarte's notion of the animal-machine attracted the censure of his superiors, leading to his brief exile from Paris; shelved in Allan's Office.
Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus, 1884. Octavo; good+ paperbacks; brown cloth tape on spine with no text; quarter-bound with tan panels and black text; ex libris, name stamp, half-title page; edges wear and bumping; all edges deckle; text block, clean; 430 + 408 pp.; illus., frontispieces, 45 steel engravings, folded panorama, 36 text figures, 19 plates, some double pages; and 8 folded color maps; front panels with engravings; panels, rubbed; darkened, v1 [very dark], chipping and tears; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN. [Spine is dark brown cloth with no text on spine- 2 volumes] Shelved in Allan's Office.
Neapoli: Ex Typographia Paciana, 1767. First Edition. 8vo., 213pp. + 8pp index, 3 pp additional; VG; bound in vellum, bottom of spine has black ink 'B F', top of spine has gilt label and lettering, cracked in upper left corner; bumping and shelfwear; two black stains on rear cover; moderate foxing throughout; frontispiece; ES consignment; shelved in Allan's Office.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1904. First Edition, Fifth Printing. 12mo, 288 pages; VG; bound in full red leather, title on spine in gilt with five raised bands on spine. Light shelf and edgewear to boards, light rubbing to bottom corners, light general bumping and scratching to boards, noticeable sun discoloration to spine. Gilt to top edge of textblock, lightly burnished, other edges agetoned, fore edge is deckled.. Marbled endpages. Pages have only light agetoning. 288 pp. + list of Macmillan Golden Treasury Series books. Harar consignment. shelved case 7.
Gottingue: Jean Chretien Dieterich, 1791. First Edition. Two octavos in one-third leather boards, both volumes are VG- condition. Please view all six photos for examples of condition. The following describes both volumes: some shelfwear and edgewear, some bumping to head and tail of spine, some rubbing/handling wear to exterior, some rubbing to spine, some dulling of gilt text on spine, previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, light age-toning, only the faintest touch of foxing to endpapers and only light, sporadic foxing to interior of the two volumes, else the text and interior are remarkably clean. The bindings are sound in both volumes. A very good set. Text is in French. Texte en francais. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping may be unavailable due to size/weight restrictions of international shipping. Please contact seller for details regarding this specific item. Shelved in Allan's office.
Madrid: En la Imprenta de la Administracion de Real Arbitrio de Beneficencia, ca 1805. Covering the period from June 1803 through the end of June 1804. (Covering the period from June 1803 through the end of June 1804) Two volumes. Octavo; 496; 408 pp. Original flame calf, marbled boards, leather spine labels. Boards rubbed at hinges and extremities. Pages age-toned, with scattered foxing. Small tear to endpaper of Volume I. Hinge starting at spine top of Volume II. Good solid copies. Text in Spanish. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016] - See all six photos for details Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping may be unavailable due to size/weight restrictions of international shipping. Please contact seller for details regarding this specific item. Shelved in Allan's Office.
London: Waterlow & Sons Limited, 1886. 1st edition. In good condition only. Duodecimo. Thick-stock cardboard boards and cloth spine. Moderate foxing to endpapers, light foxing interspersed throughout text. Spine has crack at top and bottom of the front board's hinge (approx. 1" each). Cloth on spine has 2 line-tears measuring 3/4 and 2 1/2". Some minor rubbing and edge wear to boards. Developed photograph of Burton on page opposite to half title (intended by publisher). 96 pp. Some rubbing to boards. All else is good. (Spine is black cloth with no text) NOTE: Shelved in Allan's Office.
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1890. Folio; vg+/none; burgundy cloth spine with gilt lettering on brown labels; half-bound w/French swirls; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; unpaginated; 40 plates; 167 items; [64 pp.]; deckle; spine and boards, flaking; edges, minor chipping, moderate bump to fore-edge; else very good. Text in French. Shelved in Allan's Office.
Paris: P. Didot L'ainé, 1812. Folio, 43pp + 70 engravings. Hardcover without jacket as issued. Quarter-bound leather and marbled boards. Bumping and shelf-wear. Heavy rubbing and abrasions to boards. Previous owner's bookplate to front paste-down end paper; stamp to front free end paper. Foxing, soiling, chipping and toning throughout text and plates, particularly to title and half-title page. Damp stain to head edge of text throughout end portion of book. Rear hinge has been reinforced, though final plate is detaching slightly at head. Binding is sturdy. Good copy only. NOTE: Due to size of item, additional shipping fees may apply. Shelved in Allan's Office Spine is burgundy with gilt decoration and raised bands; title in gilt on black label.
Paris: Estienne et Fils, 1753. French translation of 1741 second edition Spanish edition. Quarto; good copy; letterpress; brown spine with raised bands, gilt lettering and filigree; light shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; edges, tinted red; endpapers, light toning starts; chapters 1-77, part one; chapters 78-107, part two; boards, crackled; ff., XII, 280, 206 pp.; Full contemporary calf. Gilt spine and crest on front and rear boards. The French translation is the work of Veron Forbonnais, Inspector General of currencies. It is dedicated to Jean-Baptiste de Machaut Arnouville of the Attorney General and Comptroller General of Finance under Louis XV. The author paints a broad picture of trade and the Spanish navy and its American colonies. It analyzes the causes of economic decline and proposes plans to restore the normal functioning of factories and the Navy. He advocated a thorough reform of finance and solutions to curb the imbalance of trade relations between Spain, England and America; ---TEXT IN FRENCH. 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 Allan's Office.
Glasgow: Khull, Blackie, and Co., 1818. 8vo, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary reversed calf, spines have two red morocco labels per volume, spines tooled with blind Greek-key design and covers with leaf-design boarders; binders ticket "Bound by B. Scott, Carlisle" on upper front pastedown on Volume 1; Frontispiece, 2 folding maps intact; some shelfwear; protected in plastic jackets; Volume 1: 469pp., 427pp., Volume 2: 440pp., 460pp.; some foxing to pages; GP consign; shelved in Allan's Office.
Amsterdam: Pieter Mortier, 1700. First edition. Folio; (16), 282, (8) pp.; VG; Illustrated with 141 numbered plates; each plate contains two engravings. Dutch translation by Willem Sewel of the French original by David Martin. Original calf, rubbed at extremities; front hinge splitting at spine top; interior age-toned; occasional discoloration and waterstaining to margins; engravings intact and clean. NOTE: Volume 1 - Old Testament - only. Shelved in Allan's Office.
Lugduni [Lyon]: Jean Anard, 1622. Quarto; (4), 529, (2) pp. Contemporary vellum (soiled and age-discolored). Small hole on front pastedown, continuing to title page and first few leaves. Previous owner's signature and bookplate on front endpaper. Binding tight. Still very good. Text in Latin; Shelved in Allan's Office.
Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1559. Small octavo; 318,  pp. with full-page woodcut colophon of Gabriel Giolito. Contemporary vellum. A scarce early reprint of Dolce's translation of the poetry of Horace (originally published in 1535). Very Good; vellum soiled and rubbed; front hinge partially cracked at spine; boards slightly bowed; some age-toning and scattered foxing to interior. Text in Italian. Shelved in Allan's Office.
Witebergae: Schleich, 1570. Small thick octavo; , 524, [2, errata]; [2, 16], 550,  pp. Contemporary embossed vellum, with remains of metal clasps attatched. Boards bowed; vellum soiled and age-toned; scattered foxing (sometimes heavy) throughout; front endpapers and title page torn at edges (not affecting text); still Very Good. Text in Latin. Shelved in Allan's Office.
Amstelredami [Amsterdam]: Zachariam Heyns Bibliopolam, 1595/1594. First Editions Thus. small octavo, , 184, , 248, , 17-191 [i.e. 187]; VG; bound in full contemporary vellum, burgundy label with gilt lettering; mild soiling and rubbing to vellum; In Auli Persi and Auli Persi Flacci have individual title pages with the same publication information, Antiquarius has a separate date; small amount of writing to first title page; shelved in Allan's Office.
Coloniæ: Köln, Gleditsch & Weidmann, 1710. thick 8vo., )0( 8 A1-Z8, Aa1-Zz8, Aaa1-Zzz8, Aaaa1-Iiii8; VG; bound in slightly soiled vellum; title in black ink on spine; scattered and sparse marginalia in black ink; title page one horizontal bookworm hole along bottom of front pastedown, title page; text in LATIN; shelved in Allan's Office.
Venetia: Appresso li Gueriglij, 1655. 16mo., 336pp.; VG-; spine vellum with three lines of faded lettering, one line of less faded writing saying '145'; contains 14 plates in very good condition; contains three parts in one volume: Epistole Heroiche, Risposta, and Epistole Amorose; gutter partially open along front pastedown; ink writing on rear pastedown, sticker on front pastedown; general shelfwear and bumping appropriate with a volume of this age; title page engraved; shelved case 3.
Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden): Elzevier, 1629. 32mo in contemporary vellum boards. Light wear and staining to boards, binding in excellent condition excepting rear end paper, which is coming loose, front and rear free end papers worn at edges, pages lightly age-toned, some scattered foxing, previous owner's name in ink on front free end paper and below frontispiece, else text free from marking. 507 pp. + 12 pg. index. shelved case 3.
Col. Agrippinae [Cologne]: Sumpt. Andreae Frisii, 1675. 12mo., , 522pp., 60pp.; VG; spine vellum with five paneled compartments and faint lettering; front board has some ink splotches; faint ink writing on boards; gutter on rear pastedown slightly loose; ink writing on ffep, rear pastedown; illustrated title page; illustrated plates pages 4, 120, 2, possible others; shelved in Allan's Office.
Arezzo: Michelle Bellotti, 1749. First Edition. Small, thick octavo in 1/2 ivory and green vellum with lettering on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling and fraying with slightly bumped corners; strong binding; front and back end pages covered with inscriptions and signatures; title shows some soiling, not affecting text; external edges with green and red marble; paper generally soiled and foxed, but text very readable; tight print; page 17 is almost entirely detached; pp. 500; slight musty odor; in ITALIAN; shelved in Allan's Office.
Libraire des Bibliophiles, 1887. Quarto, xvi, 196 pages; Fair; bound in quarter calf, paneled spine with gilt titling, marbled paper covered boards, marbled endpapers;; front board largely detached, parts of spine coming loose, moderate wear; original wraps bound in; 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 shelf above Ephemera section.
Mason City, IA: The Anderson Publishing Company, 1918. Large Quarto; pp 441; Fair; 1/2 bound burgundy spine without text; no jacket; some chipping to joints at edges; worn corners; cloth exterior shows modest wear; blind stamped borders to panels; gilt text to front; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; broken hinges, as is; 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. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on top shelf of 7's ephemera bookcase.
Vinegia: Presso Altobello Salicato, 1601/1602. Girolamo Bardi Fiorentino. Della cose Notabili della città di Venetia: Libri II. Vinegia: Presso Altobello Salicato, 1601. 143 pp. Text in Italian. Girolamo Bardi Fiorentino. Dichiaratione di tutti le historie, che si contengono ne i quadri posti nuouamente nelle Sale dello Scrutinio, & del gran Consiglio del Palagio Ducale della Serenissima Republica di Vinegia, nella quale si ha piena intelligenza delle più segnalate vittorie; conseguite di varie nationi del mondo dai Venetiani. Vinegia: Presso Altobello Salicato, 1602. 47 pp. Text in Italian. Duodecimo volume in a contemporary full vellum binding. Two works, both by Girolamo Bardi Fiorentino, are bound together in this volume. An ownership inscription, now somewhat faded, has been written in ink on the bottom edge. The interior of the volume is generally clean and tight. Condition: Good to Very Good. The vellum is somewhat soiled and age-discolored, and the binding somewhat cockled. The endpapers are soiled, and show some pencil notes from previous owners. The back endpaper is partially detached from the vellum, and there is minor insect damage to the first and last pages. Dimensions 3.875 x 6.25 x 0.5 inches Shelved case 3.
Jacobis Stoer, 1607. Text in Latin. Sextodecimo in contemporary vellum boards. There is a blind-tooled pattern of bands and stars on spine, with “Macrobius” inked in the top compartment, and the binding is tight Two provenance notes on the front fly and title page are dated 1645 and 1858. Condition: Very Good. Some staining to the vellum and to the bottom of the text-block. Dimensions 3.625 x 5 x 1.75 inches.
London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1759 - 1760. First Edition, first printing. Both first editions. Both volumes bound in full leather binding with raised bands, gilt ornamentation and lettering on spines, and gilt ornamentation on edges of boards. A book plate belonging to David Henshaw Ward appears on the pastedown of the 1758 volume. Both texts blocks are clean. Condition: Good to Very Good. Some scuffing and shelf-wear to edges and spines. Both volumes rubbed, bumped, and frayed at corners; some light fraying at spine edges. Missing spot of leather (removed sticker?) to 1758 volume; repaired spine and new end papers to 1759 volume. Some light spotting to both. 1758 volume does not include title page, table of contents, or preface; 1759 volume does not include title page or preface. Both volumes are missing title pages and tables of contents. Dimensions 5.375 x 8.25 x 3 inches.
Ferrara: Vittorio Baldini, 1607. C. Guidebaldo de Bonarelli. Filli di sciro, favola pastorale. Ferrara: Vittorio Baldini, 1607. 172 pp. Text in Italian. Duodecimo. Full contemporary vellum binding with faded black hand-written title and publication date on spine. Engraved title page and four engraved plates. Clean text block. Bookplate on front pastedown identifies the book as having belonged in the library of Joseph Alexander Graf von Hübner (1811-1892), an Austrian diplomat. An inscription on the front fly gives the name of another previous owner. Condition: Good to Very Good. Binding somewhat cockled, with minor shelf wear and bumping. Some foxing and age-toning , with stains to final pages. Dimensions 5.625 x 8 x 0.75 inches; Shelved case 3.
Giessae Hessorum: Nicolaus Hampelius, 1615/1618. Helfricus Ulricus Hunnius. Tractatus de Usufructu. Giessae Hessorum: Nicolaus Hampelius, 1618. Text in Latin. Helfricus Ulricus Hunnius. De Interpretatione et Authoritate Juris: Libri duo. Giessae Hessorum: Nicolaus Hampelius, 1615. Text in Latin. Duodecimo in full contemporary vellum. Two works by the same author are bound in a single volume. The boards are decorated with blind ruling; some hair follicles visible on vellum. All edges of the text block are stained dark blue, as issued. The text block is largely clean, with a bookplate and inscription of two previous owners on the front pastedown. Condition: Very Good. The boards show light wear and are a little bowed. The textblock shows light age-toning and occasional foxing. The title page for Tractatus de Usufructu (the first of the two works in the volume) is somewhat loose but still attached. Dimensions 3.375 x 5 x 1.875 inches; Shelved case 3.
Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1859. Octavo in quarter maroon leather and three quarters maroon cloth over boards, with leather corners and gilt text and design. The spine has five raised bands, and the text block edges are in full gilt. The endpapers are red marbled paper, and there is a navy ribbon sewn into the head of the binding. Condition: Very Good. The front joint is worn and has been repaired. The volume shows minimal shelf wear, and the binding is square and tight. There is some age-toning to text block, and a previous owner's name has been penciled neatly onto the front free endpaper. 244 pp. Dimensions 5.5 x 7.125 x 0.875 inches.
Paris: H. Agasse, 1805. Quarto. Full tree calf binding with gilt lettering and ornamentation on paneled spine; hand-printed blue and white end papers. The text block is clean, and the leaves are printed on one side only. The volume presents a number of plates from an earlier dictionary of fine arts, which depict tools, techniques, and studio scenes for various categories of fine art. Condition: Good only. The binding shows minor fraying, scratches, and shelf wear consistent with age. Several plates are detached but present or damaged: “Composition et Expression” has been tipped in and then cut out with no damage to the plate. Plate 13 under Dessin [Drawing], “Jambes et Pieds,” has been cut out and then tucked back into the book in its original place. Plate 1 under Sculpture en Bois [Sculpture in Wood], “Vignette, atelier du sculpteur en boise, et outils,” has been removed and cut into three sections. As it originally depicted three separate images on a single page, only one of the three images was damaged in this process, but the printed title that accompanied the image has been lost. In addition, the final page of the table of contents has been removed and cut down slightly, but the page is tucked into the volume and there is no damage to the text. Two plates are absent from the book. Plate 8 under Gravure en taille-douce [Intaglio], “Gravure en manière de crayon,” has been removed. Plate 38 under Dessin [Drawing], “Proportions de la Vénus de Médicis,” is likewise absent. Dimensions 9.25 x 12 x 1.375 inches.
Philadelphia: Clara F. Cutbush, 1825. First Edition. Octavo; Poor Hardcover; Brown spine with Black text; Boards shaken, heavy edgewear, moderate shelfwear, bumping and rubbing to corners, open tear along front joint, fraying at spine edges, faint writing on front cover, sticker near tail edge of spine; Textbock has age toning, bookplates on front and rear pastedowns, heavily split hinges along front and rear pastedowns, foxing throughout textblock, open tears along fore edge of first two pages, open tear along hinge of title page, ink stamps on title page, writing in pencil on title page, holed stamp on title page, black marks on many pages, ink stamp and writing in pen on page 21, tape fixing tear on page 133, marking in pencil on 10+ pages, large open tear in page 485, large closed tear in page 315; 612 pp.
Philadelphia: Clara F. Cutbush, 1825. First Edition. Octavo; Poor Hardcover; Brown spine with Black text; Boards shaken, heavy edgewear, moderate shelfwear, bumping and rubbing to corners, open tear along front joint, fraying at spine edges, faint writing on front cover, sticker near tail edge of spine; Textbock has age toning, bookplates on front and rear pastedowns, heavily split hinges along front and rear pastedowns, foxing throughout textblock, open tears along fore edge of first two pages, open tear along hinge of title page, ink stamps on title page, writing in pencil on title page, holed stamp on title page, black marks on many pages, ink stamp and writing in pen on page 21, tape fixing tear on page 133, marking in pencil on 10+ pages, large open tear in page 485, large closed tear in page 315; 612 pp. Shelved to the right of ephemera section.
London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1878. Eleventh Edition. Two octavos; Half leather bound with marbled boards; Brown leather spine with 5 raised bands and gilded text; Boards strong, some edgewear, rubbing to corners, front board of 2nd vol detatched yet present (see photo), binding strong; Textblock age-toned, previous owner's name on top corner of half-title page, some spotting on fore edge of textblock exterior, otherwise clean. 501pp+496pp.