London. Pamphlet. Quarto sized pamphlet. Lacks front wrapper. Pen inscription from the right honorable Sir John Sinclair, Bart dated January 18, 1830 in pen to title page. He was a Scottish politician, an author on finance, and a baronet. Bottom front corner of cover and title page are no longer present. Chipping and wear to edges of all pages. Thread binding is loose with some pages present but detached. Some light staining to the righthand margin of the text, occasionally spills into text, but text by and large unaffected. 21 pages. General history. GENHIS02/012600. Very Good.
n.p. Hardcover. Good condition. This book has been re-backed using red cloth along the spine and the original boards. The boards are heavily rubbed and frayed along edges. Both hinges are cracked. It is lacking the title page. Several pages are loose, but present. There are tears and chips to several pages. Some foxing and smudges to interior. This is a good reading copy. Includes many color maps and many black and white illustrations. AME/3083. Good.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1899. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good dark green cloth covered baords with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor wear to spine ends and corners. Inscription to back of frontis page. Else is clean and bright. Last few pages are unopened. Tight binding. Index 330 pages. History. HIS608271. Very Good.
Henry C. Swords at the De Vinne Press, 1907. Hardcover. Limited to 1000 copies. 4to. Very good in brown cloth backed grey paper covered boards with gilt title to black tilte label on spine. Part of title label is missing leaving only "and Trade Centers" visitible. Bumping and rubbing to spine ends and corners. Minor damp staining to bottom edge of front board. Minor browning and foxing throughout. Includes engraved frontis. Index, 63 pages. History. HIS102141. Very Good.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984. Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in very good+ purple and black illustrated dust jacket with yellow and white title to front and spine panels. Minor fading to spine panel and slight edgewear to dust jacket. Previous owner's name to front free end page. Else is bright and clean. 299 pages. Ancient History. ROME/5142. Near Fine / Very Good+.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1897. Hardcover. Volume V ONLY from the 30 Volume set of The Works of Carlyle. Centenary Edition. Very good in full dark blue leather with gilt and red title to spine. The word "Summerfield" has been titled in gilt to the front board. Six compartments to spine with elaborate gilt decoration. Minor rubbing to joints and light fading to spine. Full marbled edges and marbled end pages. Gilt and blind-stamped tooling to edges of boards. Clean, bright interior with frontispiece. Signed by previous owner with date of 1898. Beautiful binding. 255 pages. HIS/012909. Very Good.
Washington D.C. Brassey's, Inc., 2002. Hardcover. Mint in mint red and blue dust jacket with white title to front panel and to black spine panel. Like new. 295 pages. Includes section of notes for each chapter. Illustrated throughout with drawings and photos. Middle Eastern History. MID/8132. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
London: Geoge Kenning, 1890. Hardcover. Thin 8vo. FIRST EDITION. Light blue cloth covered boards with black title to the front board. Damp stain to bottom of front board. Wear to edges of boards and spine. Minor soiling to boards. Spine slightly darkened. Damp stains on end pages. Lacks front second free endpage. Some pencil notes throughout. A few splits to interior binding; however all pages remain tightly bound. Overall interior is clean, however there are a few smudge marks in margins which do not effect the text. Six pages of advertisements to rear. 77 pages. GENHIS/071907. Very Good.
London: G. Willis, Great Piazza, Covent Garden, 1851. Hardcover. Three-volume set. Ex-library from the Maryland Historical Society with discreet stamp to verso of each title page. Includes folding color map to front of first volume. Bound in grey cloth with gilt lettering on spines. Spines are all slightly sunned and all have chips to cloth. Clean, bright interiors with tight bindings. 621 pages in volume I; 744 in volume II; 703 in volume III. History. DUT111240 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Very Good.
New York: Paulist Press, (1995). Paper Boards. 8vo. Light blue paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light bumping to bottom outer corners of both boards. Pristine interior with bright text. Tight binding. Light blue and white illustrated dust jacket with red title to front and spine panels. Light edgewear and crease to rear panel. 374 pages. GEN/082004. Near Fine / Very Good+.
Providence: Sidney S. Rider, 1877. Paperback. SCARCE. Very good in original blue paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor chipping and fading to edges. Text is bright. Laid-paper interior is clean but lightly yellowed with age. Paper is slightly brittle. 41 pages. In wraps. Americana. AME/9043. Very Good.
London: Printed for T. Davies, R. Baldwin, T. Becket, T. Cadell, and T. Evans, 1774. Hardcover. The second edition, corrected. Full brown leather boards with maroon leather title labels and gilt titles to spines. Each volume in this set has been expertly rebacked with new leather to spines. The boards appear to be original. Heavy wear and chipping to edges of boards. One of the raised bands on volume I has been nearly chipped off. Scuffing and minor cracking to boards. The interiors are clean overall, though there are a few small spots of foxing. The book plate of James John and Sophia Holrond of White Hall to front pastedown of each volume. Two signatures are loose, but present in Volume II; the bindings of the remaining volumes are secure. 384 pages + index in Volume I; 410 pages + index in Volume II; 454 pages + index in Volume III; 410 pages + index in Volume IV. This set may require additional money for shipping. HIS/092607. Very Good.
New York: George Braziller, 1964. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good + in very good black, white and green illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Light soiling to rear panel as well as light wear to edges of dust jacket. 551 pages. General History. GEN1/5072. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
New York: The Committee of Arrangements. Van Winkle and Wiley, 1814. Paperback. An interesting oration which hails the French royalists and condemns Napoleon. This was published soon after Napoleon's abdication. Original wrappers missing. Signed by previous owner, Mason Williams Esq on title page. Browning to edges of most pages and minor foxing throughout. Text is bright. 23 pages. AME/081408. Very Good.