London: Alex. Hogg, [c.1780]. 12mo, 240 [mis-numbered 340], 24 advertisement pp. Frontispiece, slight chipping and browning to fly leaf, later inscription. Contemporary sheep, worn, rebacked with a plain spine. One of a number of similarly titled works published by Brown and Hogg from around 1770 onwards. Alston III 349.
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London: E. and R. Brooke and J. Rider, 1801. Third edition, 4 volumes, 8vo. Contemporary calf, spines marked, some light wear, a well preserved set.
London: Iliffe & Son, 1887. First edition, 8vo, (iv), 166, (18 advertisement) pp. Portrait frontispiece and a facsimile letter endorsing the biography, inscribed from the author on the half title. Original gilt titled cloth, spine slightly faded with light wear to ends.
London: Forster, Groom & Co., 1904. First edition, 8vo, xxii, 124 pp. 12 folding maps, one with a closed tear to a fold crease, endpapers browned, upper hinge cracked but sound. Original red cloth, marked and faded, slight loss to spine ends, top of lower joint worn.
London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., 1918. First edition. 8vo. (vi), 262, (4) pp. Publisher's red cloth, black lettered to the spine and in blind to the upper board. Fading and darkening to the spine, a little fading to the edges of the boards also, else a decent copy.
London: The Railway Gazette, . Sole edition. 8vo. (viii), 132 pp. Publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettered to the spine and upper board. 94 illustrations including a folding diagram at the rear. A fine copy.
New York: Association Press, 1927. First edition, 8vo, x, 140 pp. 18 black and white photographic portrait plates, newspaper clippings tipped to fly leaf and at two relevant places in the text, inscribed from the Author on the half title. Cloth, top of spine rubbed, d.w. with loss to the...
Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1927. 8vo. x, 703, (1) pp. Publisher's dark blue cloth, gilt to the spine and upper board, an early ownership inscription "R.E. Erbentraut, 2026" to the front pastedown. Illustrations in the text throughout. Spine dulled, some general rubbing, else a decent copy.
London: Printed for J. Owen and F. and C. Rivington, 1796. First edition, sixth impression, 8vo, (iv), 80 pp. Some light browning and a few spots, large armorial bookplate. 20th century purple cloth, spine and top edges sunned. Todd 65f.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1790. Second edition, third impression, 8vo, iv, 356 pp. Contemporary signature to paste down, title and subsequent leaf, faint damp stain to the top corner of some early leaves. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, some restoration and a new label to the spine. Stung into...
London: Burke's Peerage Ltd., 1937. 95th edition, large 8vo, (cxciv), 3057, (7) pp. 9 black and white photographic portraits of the Royal Family, upper hinge tender. Original gilt titled red buckram, a little rubbed and marked.
Esher: Penmiel Press, 1976. Limited edition, no. 23 of 125 copies, being one of the first 25 copies reserved for the author, signed by him and with his presentation inscription on the first preliminary leaf plus a typed letter signed from him on headed paper loosely inserted. 8vo. xii, 33...
London: The London Press Exchange, [c.1931]. Limited edition, one of 250 copies, 8vo, 37, (3) pp. 6 plates, compliments slip sent with the book loosely inserted. Original marbled cloth with some rubbing.
Edinburgh: E. & G. Goldsmid, 1885. 8vo, 113, (1) pp, a few leaves with some foxing, booklabel, original vellum wrappers, marked. A reprint of a work first published in 1749.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1884. First edition, large 8vo, (xl), 299, (1) pp. 293 illustrations in the text, some light marginal browning. Original grey cloth, recently rebacked in maroon morocco with leather corners also, covers a little marked, crossed swords design to upper cover. A pleasantly restored copy of one...
New York: Privately Printed by the Panurge Press, [c.1935]. No. 458 of 2,010 copies, 8vo, 107 pp, original gilt titled purple cloth, slightly rubbed and sunned. Originally published in 1885.
Bacup: Byrom Dyeing Co. Ltd., Flowers Mill, 1927. Folding colour sample chart, featuring 56 different coloured threads. Gilt titled blue boards, some mild marks otherwise excellent condition. The Byrom Dyeing Company went into liquidation in 1935.
London: Thomas Cooper & Co., . First edition, 8vo, 128, 11, (1) pp. Modern marbled boards, very good. Uncommon. Collecting the responses to an article by Harrier Beecher Stowe, published in the Atlantic Magazine in the US and Macmillan's Magazine in Britain, written as a result of her conversations with...
London: Ernest Nister. Small 8vo, (24) pp. Coloured illustrations throughout, contemporary inscription to front blank. Cloth backed paper boards, some light marking. A typical gift book of the period, including suitable quotes concerning friendship by various authors.
Genevæ [Geneva]: Jacobum Stoer, 1637. 8vo. (24), 518, (67) ff. Contemporary full calf, rebacked to style, the original gilt lettered red spine label preserved, new endpapers. Some minor worming to the rear of the book, else very good.
Cambridge: At the University Press, 1934. Thirteen volumes. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettered to the spines, dust jackets with red printed text, top edges green. The spines of the jackets with uniform gentle tanning, a little general edge wear with occasional small losses plus a few small more central...
4to, containing in all 24 issues of this periodical, the May Week issue for 1927 with its upper wrapper bound in, ex-Library copy with cancelled stamps on paste down and fly leaf, Library buckram, some light marks.
London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode... Published by Parker, Furnivall, and Parker, 1852. Sole edition, 8vo, xix, (i), xvi, 196 [ie 169], (3) pp. Engraved general title and 3 lithographic plates, including two in colour showing flags and uniforms. Original gilt titled red cloth, spine sunned, some...
London: Methuen & Co., (1939). First edition, 8vo, (xii), 403, (1) pp. 16 plates, light foxing to endpapers and edges. Original blue cloth, very good.
Chicago: Haymarket Books, (2011). Second printing, 8vo, xxi, (i), 193, (1) pp. Inscribed from Carlos on the fly leaf. Cloth, d.w., a fine copy.