London: The British Broadcasting Corporation, 1931. 464p, illustrations, index, ads. 19cm. Bound in red cloth with black titling; dust jacket. A bright jacket, slightly rubbed at the spine, which is slightly faded, bottom panel soiled, small stain - art deco design by D. M. Blatty; minor wear to corners covers. A near fine copy in a very good jacket.
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Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers, 1854. Individual tracts are paginated. Includes 121 tracts on various subjects accompanied by illustrations. 18 cm. Publisher's blue stamped blue cloth with gilt decorated spines. One volume is missing its title page and prelims, contemporary gift inscription on the pastedown of one volume; a group of several pages in one volume are dog-eared and other volumes have single pages that are dog-eared, prior owner's contemporary neat signature on all front cover pastedowns; paper toned but only occasional foxing; covers and spines slightly rubbed, more so on one volume; corners slightly bumped and worn. In very good condition.
Edinburgh: D. Willison for Archibald Constable, 1803. 528p, indexed. 22cm. First edition. Half calf and blue paper boards; titling in gilt on the spine. Corners rubbed, some edge wear; otherwise in very good condition.
New York: Eastburn Kirk, 1815. 495p, indexed. 22cm. Calf back and marbles boards, titling in gilt on the spine. Spine darkened corners skinned; foxing; still in very good condition.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888. Frontispiece, 263p, illustrations. 22cm. First edition. Blue cloth with gilt decoration and titling. Corners bumped, minor wear to the edges; slightly soiled. Armorial bookplate on the front cover pastedown. In very good condition.
London: Printed and are to be sold by Peter Parker, 1679; 1642. Engraved portrait frontispiece, title page, 45p; second title page, [15p], 318p. 14.5 cm. 12mo. Second edition. [originally published 1627 and 1599, respectively] Eighteenth century rebind in full leather with edges tooled in blind; title in gilt on the spine, raised bands; all edges brown, marbled endpapers, watermarked wove endpapers. Text, illustration, and separate title page on thin laid paper. Contains "A short view of the long raign of King Henry the Third," followed by "The historie of the life and raigne of Henry the Fourth. King of England," by Sir John Hayward, London: Printed for William Shares, 1642. Covers reattached with strips of clear tape; head of spine missing; hinge cracked, almost cracked after title page; trimmed ; some foxing, few pages browned. In fair condition. Compared to copy held at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign [ESTC: R27281] (seven copies in institutions, two of which are held in the United States).
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1849-1861. Frontis, 619p; 617p; 686p, indexed; 750p, indexed; 304p, index. 24cm. Uniform black cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Corners skinned and rounded; wear to spine ends; edges rubbed; joint cloth torn on bottom cover of volume one; foxing. In better than good condition.
London: Illustrated London News, 1939-1940? 32p, illustrations. 37x53cm. Stapled black cloth backed faux leather card with gilt boards and titling in the front cover. Corners show minor wear, bottom edge has few short tears, one short fold over. Well preserved an in very good condition. Several double page diagrammatic drawings by G.H. Davis illustrating Great Britain's technological innovations, focused primarily on the military. In very good condition. Uncommon. 5 copies found.
London: Charles Tilt, 1832. Frontis, viii, 120p, [4p ads], plates. 20cm. Full green morocco, decorative wreath on the front cover with rules in blind, titling in gilt on the spine; aeg. Head and tail of spine missing, the remainder detached, all edges rubbed, corners skinned; first few pages stained near the bottom edge, occasional foxing; still, this copy is in good condition.
New York: Printed for Ezra Sergeant; and M. Carey, Philadelphia; Printed by D & G Bruce, 1809. 340p. 13cm. Calf covered boards; red morocco spine label in gilt. A worn but good copy.
London: J. Dodsley 1774. Frontispiece, vii, 568p; 606p, . 29.5x24cm. First edition, first issue with the uncorrected error on p. 55, line 16 of volume 1, "auroit." Bound in full calf bordered with two decorative gilt rolls and corner decorations with the spine in six gilt panels between five raised bands and the title label in gilt on red morocco, gilt turn-ins and edges; marbled endpapers. Housed in slipcases of brown cloth sides and brown morocco ends. With the half titles, and the errata sheet bound at the end of volume 2. Bookplate of Loxwood House on the front cover paste down of volume one; bookplate of Reeves Library on the first fly leaf. Corners of volume one rubbed and one skinned, and although the leather has split along the joints of volume one, the covers remain firmly attached, but with wear and some loss of leather at the spine ends. Minor rubbing to the top edge and spine of volume two; page numbers in old ink on the first fly leaf and gutter of volume two. The set is in very good condition.
Philadelphia: Printed by Jacob Johnson, 1764(1795). 124, iv, , 132-184p. 14cm. With the internal title page dated 1795. Leather; gilt fillets on spine. With the signature of Jeremiah Hughes, the second editor of Nile's Register. Edges rubbed; front free endpaper torn with bottom corner missing; prior owner's neat signatures on the front free endpaper and title page. A solid good copy. [Evans 29560].
London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1883. Frontispiece, title page in red and black, xi, , 335p, illustrations, index. 29 cm. Only 350 copies of this Edition have been printed for Sale, this cop is number 142. Black morocco back and wood veneer covers with illustration and titling in black; titling in gilt on the spine. Head of spine chipped and torn, tail shows wear, rubbed; edges chipped; prior owner's contemporary bookplate on front cover pastedown; slight tobacco odor. In better than good condition.
London: Bye and Law, 1797. 449p, index; 516p, index; 490p, index; 550p, index. 22cm. Uniform tree calf bindings with gilt spines and edges, red morocco spine labels. Spines are rubbed, moderate edge wear, front cover joint of volume 4 cracked but remains attached, lacking spine label; prior owner's neat signature on the front cover pastedowns. Over all in better than good condition.