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Editions Le Sycomore, (1980). Paperback. 8vo. White paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and to spine. Light foxing to wrapper. Residue to rear wrapper where original price sticker was. Light foxing to several pages throughout though text remains clean and bright. IN FRENCH. 198 pages. Spanish History. SPA/030111. Very Good.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1883. Hardcover. Very good in green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt illustration of a building to the front cover. Rubbing and minor wear to spine ends and corners of boards. Interior hinges are cracked, but binding remains solid. One signature in the middle of the book is coming loose. Includes frontispiece illustration. Minor browning to endpapers, else clean. 249 pages. SPA/032816. Very Good.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1872. Hardcover. 3 volumes. Very good in three quarter tan leather with marbled paper covered boards. The title labels are no longer present and one of the black leather author labels is also missing. There is a large chip to the author label of volume 1. All volumes are decorated with raised bands and gilt decorations to the spines. The spine leather is cracked and there is a chip to the foot of the spine of volume 2. Minor wear to the edges and corners of boards. Marbled endpages and full marbled edges. Clean, bright interiors with previous owners signature to front free endpages. 504 pages; 508 pages in volume 2; 574 pages in volume 3. SPAIN/082510. Very Good.
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1843. Hardcover. Ninth Edition, 3 Volumes, 8vo. Good plus full leather w/gilt bordered bands to spine; brown & gilt title label to spine is only present on vol. 2, and lacks right half. Boards are quite scuffed and worn, especially along the edges, hinges, and head/foot of spine. Spotty foxing throughout volumes, heavy on endpapers and engraved frontis./plates, all of which have their original protective tissue paper. Bindings are quite tight overall, ffep to inscription page in vol.1 are loose. 411, 509, 531 pp. Spanish History. This set may require an extra shipping fee. SPA/6193. Good +.
West Chester, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1992. Hardcover. Size: Quarto. Fine in grey cloth boards with black title to spine and illustration of planes to front board. Pristine interior filled with illustrations. Near fine white dust jacket with black title to spine and front panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket. 287 pages. SPA/071008. Fine in Near fine Dust Jacket.
New York: Benziger Brothers. Hardcover. Reprint of 1883 Benziger Brothers edition. Purple cloth boards with black title to spine and front cover. Slight fading to spine panel and small mark of discoloration to foot of spine. Clean interior overall with small dampstaining marks along top edge of top margins of most pages. 312 pages. SPA/100318. Very Good.
Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1853. First Edition. Hardcover. Wallis was also the author of Glimpses of Spain, or Notes of an Unfinished Tour in 1847, which was published in 1849. At that time, he was asked by the U.S. government to return to Spain on official business, where he was able to observe its institutions and meet public officials. This work resulted from that visit. 12mo. Three-quarter leather with blue and brown marbled paper-covered boards. Gilt title to raised leather spine. Marbled front and back endpapers and very nice marbled edges of text block. Leather on corners of front and back covers is worn, and there are other minor scrapings on leather. Browning to margins of front and back free endpapers and first few and last few pages of book, with slight browning throughout. Otherwise, clean, with small stains on a few pages. A very attractive copy. 399 pages. SPANHIST/082522. Very Good.