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London:Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. (1961). 1st edition. xii+196pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy, inside and out. The dust jacket is slightly sun-faded along spine strip with light wear along edges, still in very good condition.
Oxford:At The Clarendon Press. 1955. xviii+198pp. Illustrated, including folding map. Hardcover with dust jacket. Blue boards lightly shelf-worn. Gilt on spine still bright. Internally, end pags slightly age-toned with a previous owners name to the upper outside edge of the 1st free end page, otherwise pages clean. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and edge-worn, with several small tears to the bottom edge. Overall, a very good, clean copy.
London:John Russell Smith. 1870. 1st edition. 257pp. Hardcover. Rebound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards. Leather spine gutter edges scuffed, with spine edges shelfworn, and edge points scuffed and gently bumped. Marbled boards lightly soiled and rubbed. Internally blue end-pages clean with a previous owners signature to top of 2nd free end-page and a quote written in the middle. Otherwise in very good, clean condition. The binding is tight with hinges intact. *Formerly owned (and signed) by Richardson Wright, Editor of House and Garden magazine from 1914-1946.
New York:Harper & Brothers PUblishers. 1935. 1st edition, stated xviii+303pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Black boards with title in gilt on spine. Light wear to spine ends and edge points. Internally, end pages lightly age-toned but clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. Dust jacket is soiled with a dampstain to front cover and light wear to edges and spine ends. It is not price clipped. "An authoritative and revealing analysis of Gladstone's activities as they concerned the world outside Great Britain. His long and often bitter struggles with Queen Victoria form an important part of the book as do his relations with Bismarch, Disraeli and all the important statesmen of his time."...dj.
New York:Thomas Y. Crowell Company. (1966). 208pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good clean condition. Dust jacket is slightly rubbed and shelfworn with light wear along edges, but still in very good condition. It is not price clipped.
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.
Loondon:Sampson Low, Marston & Company. 1901. 1st edition. xiii+387pp and ix+407pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Black boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with gilt on front cover and spine strip just ever so slightly dulled. Top page edges gilt. Internally end-pages of both volumes age-toned, with a previous owners signature penciled to inside front board of Volume 1. Otherwise, aside from an occasional spot of foxing scattered through, a very good, clean copy. All plates are present as called for. The bindings are tight and hinges intact.
London:Christopher Johnson. (1960). 1st edition. 247pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Blue boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with title in gilt on spine still bright. Page edges soiled. Internally, previous owners gift inscription on top of 1st free end page, with age toning and offset from the dust jacket to endpapers. Otherwise a very good clean copy The dust jacket is still in very good condition, with light soiling and wear along edges. It is not price clipped.
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".
POLITICAL ECONOMISTS AND THE ENGLISH POOR LAWS. A Historical Study of the Influence of Classical Economics on the Formation of Social Welfare Policy
Athens:Ohio University Press. (1977). xvii+300pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy with a very good, slightly rubbed and shelf-worn dust jacket. *"This is a study of the application of economic thought to social policy, especially to the reform of the old Poor Law. It seeks to appraise the influence of the political economists from Adam Smith to John Stuart Mill on the formation of social welfare policy..."
SIR THOMAS DOUBLE AT COURT AND IN HIGH PREFERMENTS, IN TWO DIALOGUES, BETWEEN SIR THOMAS DOUBLE AND SIR RICHARD COMOVER, ALIAS MR. WHIGLOVE, ON THE 27TH OF SEPTEMBER, 1710.
[London]: John Morphew. 1710. First edition. Softcover. 112pp. Very Good condition. Complete and securely bound, with light foxing, and some significant page darkening of the"second dialogue" beginning on p65. Trimmed at some point, without text loss. "Thomas Double, the fictional representation of a two faced politician, was a brilliantly imagined characterization of the modern Whig". (cfm)
London:(Eyre and Spottiswoode, Publishers). The Kings Printers. 1931. 1st edition thus, limited to 900 copies of which this is No. 248. pp.,lxii+313; (315)-648; (649)-1004. Illustrated with 5 portraits. Hardcover. Blue buckram spines all sun-faded, with light soiling and shelfwear. Vol. 2 has 2/88 written on front cover, now faded, in some sort of crayon. The other two volumes have the same numbers to the 1st free end-pages. Volume 3 has some bubbling to covers both front and rear. Top page edges gilt on all volumes. Internally all 3 volumes have a previous owners label to top of 1st free end-page, and all have age-toning to end-papers. Otherwise a very good, clean set. Bindings are tight with hinges intact. *"Printed from a copy of the original manuscript in the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle; and from the original manuscript at Ickworth."...Tp.
London:Methuen & Co., Ltd. (1912). 1st edition. xi+345pp+31pp catalog. Illustrated. Hardcover. Red boards lightly soiled with gilt on spine dulled. Page edges soiled. Internally, end papers lightly age-toned but otherwise pages clean and bright. No previous owners marks or signatures but with an old bookseller ticket to the lower inside edge of the 1st free end-page. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy.
London:C. and J. Rivington. 1823. 2nd edition. lxxii+675pp+errarta. Illustrated with crest on title page, headpiece and tailpiece. Hardcover. Rebound in three quarter leather with light soiling and sun-fading along spine strip, light shelfware and a white stain/scratch to lower front cover. Top edges gilt. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures but with some age toning and spots of foxing scattered throughout. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy. *"Now almost unknown, Digby's The Broad Stone of Honour (named after his favourite castle, Ehrenbreitstein) was an attempt to describe the true meaning of chivalry and to revive it in modern life"...Wikipedia
Cambridge:Harvard University Press. 1956. 1st edition. (xiv)+319pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A fine copy with a very good, slightly sun-faded along spine strip, dust jacket.
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