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THE OPENING OF TIBET, An Account of Lhasa and the Country and People of Central Tibet and of the Progress of the Mission Sent There by the English Government in the Year 1903-4.
New York; Doubleday, Page & Co., 1905. First American Edition. Hardcover, no dj. 484pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Ex-library. Good condition. Green cloth boards are moderately worn with some fabric fraying at the extremities and top/bottom of spine. Library number is taped to spine. Light foxing to preliminaries and again to final few pages; also a bit around each of the photographic pages. Library sticker to front paste down, a few pencilled library markings,and small library stamp to title page and to margins of all photographs. The binding is slightly cocked but tight, with rear hinge starting. Overall a very satisfactory copy of this important historical account of Tibet. (cfm) *This is a heavy book and will incur extra postage.
Boston; Little, Brown and Company, . First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover with DJ. xiii+652pp. Condition is Good in a Fair jacket. Jacket is shelf worn, with small tears and chips around the edges. Red cloth boards have a bit of soiling and the spine is darkened. Owner name pencilled on ffep. Light foxing to endpapers and title page. Otherwise clean, unmarked, square, and securely bound. The life of Sir Edward Coke, Queen Elizabeth's Attorney General, and later Chief Justice under James I, and ultimately a philosophical inspiration to America's founding fathers. (cfm)
SHIPWRECKS AROUND NEW ENGLAND (Illustrated), A chronology of marine accidents and disasters from Grand Manan to Sandy Hook
[Orleans, MA]; [The Lower Cape Publishing Co.], . First Edition, second printing. Softcover. Profusely illustrated. 230pp. Signed by author on title page. Very Good condition. Softcovers moderately rubbed with two creases to back cover. Internally clean and bright, unmarked, and securely bound. "This book is a collection of photographs of marine accidents and disasters" from the 1870s to the 1970s, with text describiing the circumstances, largely taken from newspaper accounts. (cfm)
Annapolis, MD:Naval Institute Press. (1984). xviii+356pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Green boards lightly shelfworn at edges. Internally, a previous owners stamp is embossed on the lower title page, as well as 7 more times throughout the book. Otherwise, pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket is age-toned at eges and wear to edges and seams, with some tears. Overall, a very good copy with a good dust jacket.
London:Bickers and Son. 1885. xvii+300pp+16pp catalogue. A new edition, with 10 Illustrations in permanent photography. Hardcover. Red decorated boards lightly soiled with fading to spine strip and wear to edges. All edges gilt. Internally, previous owners name inked to inside front board and light foxing to first couple pages, otherwise a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight with front hinge starting and rear intact.
London:Longmans, Green and Co. 1909. xvi+317pp, errata slip tipped in at p.1. 1st edition. Hardcover. Blue boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn with wear (and maybe a nibble) to edges. Page edges soiled. Internally, previous owners bookplate to inside front board and age-toning to end-papers, both front and rear, but otherwise a very good clean copy. Binding is tight and hinges intact. *From the preface..."This volume contains a course of lectures, delivered in Oxford, during Michaelmas term of the year now ending, for the Delegates of the Common University Fund. Its object is to combine a record of the principal facts of unemployment with a continuous argument as to the causes of unemployment..."
THE ANNALS OF ROGER DE HOVEDEN, COMPRISING THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND AND OF OTHER COUNTRIES OF EUROPE FROM A.D.732 TO A.D. 1201. 2 Volumes
London:H. G. Bohn. 1853. xii+564pp+(30)pp catalogue and 556pp+(32)pp catalogue. Hardcovers. Brown boards slightly rubbed but gilt on spines bright and edge points still sharp. Internally, the end pages in both volumes age-toned, with the paper in the catalogues at the end of the books yellowed. No previous owners marks or signatures found. An occasional bit of foxing found, scattered throughout. Bindings are tight and hinges intact. Overall, a very good, bright set.
MATTAPOISETT AND OLD ROCHESTER MASSACHUSETTS. Being A History Of These Towns and Also In Part of Marion and A Portion Of Wareham (The Grafton Historical Series)
New York:The Grafton Press. (1907). xii+424pp, Illustrated. Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn with some mottling along edges and spine. The binding is tight but rear hinge is cracked. Internally, a couple old price erasures to inside front board but otherwise no previous owners marks or signatures. Overall, a very good copy.
London:Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., Ltd. 1929. 2nd edition. ix+246pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition save for a small tear to side edge of contents page. The dust jacket is slightly shelf-worn and soiled with light edge-wear. Overall, a very good copy with a very good dust jacket. *'The science of economics, usually considered a dull and uninteresting study, as treated in this book appears not merely simple but attractive. Money and interest rates, trade routes and their consequences, banking in England, population and the minimum wage, land and production capital, organization and reward of labour, and many other problems."
Chapel Hill; University of North Carolina Press, . xx+426pp. First Edition. Hardcover with DJ. VG condition in a Good dj. Some age spotting to end papers and page edges; otherwise clean and tight. DJ has small tears to edges, some rubbing/soiling, and age toning, especially to spine. "Essays...published in honor of Professor Samuel E. Thorne....intended as a tribute to him and to his lifelong study of English legal history from the eleventh to the seventeenth century".
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1896. 85pp. Illustrated by W. S. Vanderbilt Allen. Hardcover. Decorated boards soilled along spine and edges, with wear to edges and edge points. Binding is slightly cocked. Internally, a previous owners name is penned to the 1st free endpage, but otherwise a very good, clean copy.
(Decorah, IA):(Anundsen Publishing Co.). (1992). Hardcover. 219pp. Facsimile reprint of 1829 edition, published by Flagg and Gould. Aside from a previous owners inscription to top of ffep, a very good clean copy.
(Littleton, N.H.):Self-published. (1971). 158pp. Illustrated. Signed by author on title page. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition. Green boards bright with gilt still bright on spine. Internally, previous owners name to top of 1st free end-page, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed and soiled, with shelf-wear to edges and seams, still in very good condition.
London:Croom Helm. (1982). 251pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition. Dust jacket, lightly soiled and shelfworn at edges, still very good.
Middletown, CT:Wesleyan University Press. (1989). xi+349pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. In very good clean condition, with a very good (Spine slightly sund-faded) dust jacket.
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