London: His Majesty's Staionery Office, 1949. Paperback. Off-white side stapled paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Penned ownership signature of Arnold Plant dated 26 Jan 1949 to front cover. Minor browning to margins and edges of wrappers, but clean overall. 82 pages. ENG/040820. Very Good.
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London: Marcus Ward & Co., 1880. Hardcover. with 74 illustrations by R.T. Pritchett and 12 water-colour sketches after F. Jones - produced here in chromograph. Thin quarto. Three-quarter black leather over marbled paper covered boards with red leather title label to spine. Heavy wear to boards with some loss to paper. Chipping to head of spine and wear to edges of boards. Minor foxing to interior and smudge marks / spots of soiling throughout. Short tears to edges of some pages. This was obviously a family favorite in years past. 144 pages. ENG/071422. Very Good.
New York: Schocken Books, (1966). Hardcover. 8vo. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright. Red price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Spine panel faded to light brown. Minor rubbing to dust jacket. Index, 216 pages. English Biography. ENGBIO/042313. Near Fine / Very Good.
London / New York: William Heinemann / Dodd, Mead and Company, 1904. Hardcover. A history of Bath in England focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries with chapters on life at bath, society, Sheridan's marriage, the Methodists, authors at Bath, Art and Science, and the transformation of Bath in the 19th century. With extensive bibliography and illustrations. Bound in three quarter red leather over marbled paper covered boards with gilt title and decoration to spine. Sunning and scuffing to spine. Fading, rubbing, and spotting to front board. Wear and chipping to edges and corners. Illustrated with some full page plates, some of which fold out. Occasional spots of foxing to interior and occasional spot of soiling to margins, but clean and bright overall. Bookplate of Miriam Lewis to front pastedown. A worn, but still attractive copy. 328 pages. ENG/083022. Very Good.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1952. Hardcover. Very good. No Jacket. 4to. Red cloth boards with blue title to spine and small white unicorn designs. Minor fraying to spine ends; rubbing to boards and spine. Light bowing to front board. Interior pages are yellowed around edges, but are otherwise very clean w/ bright text. Includes 201 photographs of English scenes from 1850-1951. Index, 164 pages. ENG/042004. Very Good.
Sussex and New Jersey: The Harvester Press and Barnes & Noble Books, (1985). First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Fine in grey paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior. Fine light blue dust jacket with white and black title to front and spine panels. Index, 228 pages. ENGHIS/010418. Fine / Fine.
London: Paul Elek, 1966. Hardcover. With 24 colour plates, reproduced using 6 color lithography, from original 18th and 19th century engravings, prints, and paintings. Also includes 96 pages with 196 duotone illustrations for a total of 144 pages. Oblong folio bound in turquoise cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt emblem to front board. Minor sunning to edges of boards and wear to edges. Clean, bright interior. In full color illustrated dust jacket with dark blue title to spine and front panels. Wear to edges of jacket including a few tears, one repaired with tape. Minor sunning to jacket. Jacket is now protected in an archival cover. This may require extra shipping fee due to large size. ENG/072821. Very Good / Very Good.
London: James Woodman, 1722. Hardcover. One of 250 copies printed for subscribers. There is preface that includes "A Dissertation, wherein some Passages of these Memoirs are illustrated. With a Digression containing serveral curious Observations concerning the Antiquities of Ireland. Bound in contemporary brown leather with scuffing, small tears, and bumping. With gilt titling and ornaments to spine. The front cover is detached although holding slightly to a torn piece from the title page. Pages are aged, and there is offsetting from the text of one page onto another. This does not affect legibility of text. Small ownership signature to title page. Still a nice copy of this scarce 18th century title. Octavo. 259 pages. ENGHIST/040122. Very Good -.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1858. Hardcover. From "The Chronicles and Memorials of Great Britain and Ireland During the Middle Ages" series. Ex-libris with library book plate to front paste down. Very good in maroon cloth black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Wear to exterior includes rubbing to boards, bumping to corners and spine ends and some rippling to the cloth on the spine. Light damp stain to front board. Presentation slip tipped in at front. Interior is clean and bright. Index, 186 pages. English Monarchy. ENGMON20/062699. Very Good.
New York: John Lane Company, 1913. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in grey cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Minor rubbing to front board, edges, and hinges. Top edge gilt. Light sporatic foxing throughout. Binding cracked but tight. 247pages , plus approximately 20 pages of ads. English History. ENG105310. Very Good.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1962. Paperback. Includes laid in three page typed report with pencil annotations from a Conservative Agricultural Committee M.P's Fowl Pest Report meeting, which began in 1960 and wasn't "signed" until 1962. Bound in blue paper wrappers with black title to front cover and handwritten black title to spine panel. Minor wear to covers and previous owner's name to top of front cover. Some underlining in pencil to text. Includes two fold-out charts. 108 pages. ENG/091015. Very Good.
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1903. Hardcover. First American Edition. With 2 photogravure plates and 172 illustrations. A readable history written by the Countess of Warwick (1861 - 1938) in the first person based on her research. The author was a British socialite and philanthropist. A campaigning socialist, she supported numerous attempts to aid the disadvantaged in pursuing education, getting housing, and finding employment. She established a school for needlework in Essex. She had several scandalous affairs and was the mistress of the Prince of Wales. Her memoirs are considered to be amongst the best written in Edwardian Society, even though they were considered vulgar at the time of publication. Warwick Castle still stands and is now a tourist attraction. Bound in red morocco over marbled paper covered boards with gilt title and decoration to spines. Rubbing to boards, wear to edges, corners, hinges, and bands. The front board of volume I remains attached to the spine, but has become detached from the textblock. Three inch split to leather along front hinge. Rear hinges of both volumes are starting and have tears to the leather. Bumping to top corners of first volume. . Continuous pagination of 882 pages. ENG/083022 May require an extra shipping fee. Very Good.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1953). Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in black cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Interior is clean and bright. White and grey price clipped dust jacket with black and red title to front and spine panels. Browning to spine panel and top edge of front panel and minor soiling to dust jacket. Index, 224 pages. ENGHIS/070716. Near Fine / Very Good.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1884. Paperback. SCARCE. 8vo. Beige paper wrappers with black title to front panel. Wear to wrappers includes one closed tear to top half of front wrapper and one closed tear to bottom half of rear wrapper as well as a few chips to the edges and spine and writing in pencil to top corner of front wrapper. Small chips to corners of text block. Pages are brittle. Pencil marking to footnote on one page. Else is clean and bright. 32 pages. English History. ENGHIS/011818. Very Good.
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1926). Hardcover. SCARCE IN DUST JACKET. 8vo. Very good+ in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends. Very light browning to front and rear free end pages. Else is pristine with color frontispiece. White illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor foxing, soiling and edgewear to dust jacket which is in a protective plastic sleeve. Index, 314 pages. ENGMON/011018. Very Good+ / Very Good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926. Hardcover. 8vo. Dark blue boards with gilt title to spine. Spine sun-faded with title difficult to read. Fading to portion of front board. Minor yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright. Tight binding. 396 pages. English History. ENG3/3122. Very Good.
Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1957. Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth board with gilt title to spine. Bump to head of spine of book and jacket. Clean, tight interior. Beige dust jacket with blue title to spine and front panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket and a few smudge marks. 470 pages. ENG/072806. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1882. Hardcover. 12mo. Green leather backed marble paper covered boards with green leather corners. Gilt title to maroon title label on spine but half of label is missing. Minor rubbing to exterior. Front hinge cracked. Front free end page is loose. Marbled page edges. Interior is clean and bright. English Biography. ENG408271. Very Good.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1872. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Fading to spine and to top edge of front board. First American edition. Autobiography of an eminent English physician. A few ink marks in text from previous owner. 351 pages, index, plus ads in the rear. English Biography. ENG106080. Very Good.