London: Robert Pawlet, 1675. Hardcover. Sir John Savile was a member of a prominent Norman family. His brother Sir Henry Savile was Queen Elizabeth's tutor in Greek and mathematics, and founded the chairs of Geometry and Astronomy at Oxford in 1619. Professionally rebound in three quarter brown morocco with raised bands on spine, gilt lettering, and marbled boards. Wide margins, decorative initial, on hand-laid paper, printed in a Gothic typeface. The binding is in fine condition and the interior is in very good plus condition. There is light browning to the margins and there are antiquated signatures in pen to the title page. There are also occasional spots of foxing. In the legal language of the time, a combination of French and English. 8 x 12 1/2 inches. 136 pages, indices. English History. ENH3/3230. Fine binding with very good plus interior.
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London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1890. Hardcover. Sir John Simon (1816 - 1904) was an English surgeon, pathologist, and public health officer. He was appointed the first Chief Medical Office in 1855 for Her Majesty's Government. Very good in maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor wear to edges of boards and fraying to head of spine. Repair to top of front hinge. Ex-library bookplate to front pastedown, library embossed stamp to several pages, antiquated library card to rear pastedown, and previous owner's signature to front endpaper. Aside from the library markings, the book is clean and tight. 496 pages. With ads ENG/110151. Very Good.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926. Hardcover. Volume one only. Very good+ slate colored cloth covered boards with bright gilt title on front and spine. Light edgewear to exterior. Deckle edge paper; sketched frontispiece with tissue intact; clean text; 272 pp. English Biography. ENG/12042. Very Good+.
Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1924. Hardcover. 8vo. Purple cloth covered boards with gilt tilte to frontand spine panels. Minor soiling to exterior as well as minor fading and foxing to spine and bumping to spine ends. Sporadic foxing throughout though text remains clean and tight. Illustrations throughout. 319 pages. English Biography. ENGBIO/042413. Very Good.
London: Longman, Orme, Brown and Longmans, 1840. Hardcover. VOLUMES II AND III ONLY. Very good in brown covered boards with gilt title to spine. Edgewear to exterior. Front board of volume III is nearly detached with front hinge separated from text block. Pages are still firmly bound. Interior is clean and bright with 2 articles attached to the front free end page of Vol III. English History. This set may require an extra shipping fee. ENGHIST13/0530. Very Good.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Company, 1890. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt tilte and decoration to front board and gilt title to spine. Minor soiling to boards. Minor bumping to spine ends. Light browning to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Tight binding. 302 pages. English Biography. ENGBIO/042613. Very Good.
London: Pleiades Books, (1948). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good off-white cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Light smudging to exterior. Prevoius owner's writing to front end pages. Margin notes in pencil throughout. Includes illustrations. Index, 315 pages. English History. ENG210111. Very Good.
London: Nattali & Maurice, 1969. Hardcover. Oblong. Very good in red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bumping to corners of boards. Clean interior with many photographic images and line drawings. In grey dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few short closed tears. A few scuff marks to jacket. 301 pages. ENG/090215. Very Good / Very Good.
The Acton Society Trust, 1950. Paperback. In blue side-stapled paper wrappers with white title to front cover. Clean. Includes laid in Statement of Aims and a list of the series of twelve Research Papers dealing with aspects of the nationalized industries (of which this is number 1). Previous owner signature in pen to verso of one of the laid in papers. 33 pages. ENG/090915. Very Good.
Cambridge: The Saint Nicolas Press, 1956. Hardcover. Limited Edition. Number 738 of 1000 copies printed. Thin 8vo. Pale yellow cloth backed maroon paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Foxing to end pages. Else is clean and bright. Includes frontis. Index, 25 pages. English Biography. ENG10/3122. Very Good.
London: MacDonald & Co., (1961). First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in very good+ green and white dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Light rubbing to dust jacket. First edition. Illustrated with frontis of Wilfrid Scawn on Arab Stallion and more than fifteen b/w photos. Index, 368. English Biography. ENGHIS04/070399. Near Fine / Very Good+.
London: Camelot Press; University of Southhampton, 1957. Paperback. The fourth Fawley Foundation Lecture. Near fine in light blue paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Clean and bright. Laid in card stating "with compliments of the University of Southhampton." 18 pages. ENG/121013. Near Fine.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1881. Hardcover. INSCRIBED by Trevelyan to Charles Dilkes. George Trevelyan (1838-1928) was a prominent British statesman and writer. Charles Dilkes (1843-1911) was a Liberal politician whose career was ended by a scandalous divorce. Dilkes's bookplate and library label are affixed to the front pastedown. The book was later owned by Maxwell Steinhardt. He was one of the foremost collectors of Rockwell Kent prints, and his bookplate on the front free endpage was designed by Kent. Bound in original dark green cloth, with title and author in gilt on spine, and the name of Fox and his emblem blind embossed to front cover. In very good condition with light bumping to corners and chips to top and bottom of spine. Dark brown endpapers are rubbed and chipped with browning to bookplates, and the front and rear hinges are tender. Interior pages show aging but are clean. 518 pages including index, and 12 pages of ads. ENGHIS/031411. Very Good.
London: Constable and Company, 1923. 1st Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Very good- in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Browning to spine and edges of boards. Bumping to edges and corners. Minor soiling to boards. Inscription to previous owner to front free end page. Sporadic light foxing throughout though text remains clean and bright. 317 pages. English History. ENG5/3152. Very Good -.