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Boston:Colonial Society of Massachusetts. 1984. 608pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket shows only some minor wear to the edges, with some fraying and a few small chips and tears. Also some soiling to the covers. Book itself is only lightly shelf-worn. Interior is clean and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
Washington, D.C.:American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. (1972). 139pp. Illustrated. Wraps. Covers are only lightly shelf-worn at the edges. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
Chicago: Callaghan & Company. 1887. 369 pp. Hardcover. Ex-library copy. Boards show only minor shelf wear. Bottom right corner on front is bumped. Interior contains library bookplate (front board verso), stamp (title page), and card holder (rear). Some light foxing throughout, but regardless a very good, clean copy.
[NY]:Random House. 1992. 751pp. With dust jacket. *Book covers almost 1000 topics in alphabetical order. An excellent copy.
Cambridge:Harvard University Press. 1968. 144pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn with some moderate soiling to the covers. Otherwise in very good condition. Binding is mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, save for a previous owner's signature inked onto the first free end-paper. Overall, this is a very good copy.
New York:The John Day Company. 1927. xi+280pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Black boards, with title in gilt on spine, lightly soiled and shelfworn with spine ends lightly worn. Internally, a very good, clean copy, free of previous owners marks or signatures, with an old bookseller ticket to inside front board. The binding is tight with hinges intact.
New York:The Century Co. (1926). 1st edition. xiii+873pp. Hardcover. A very good, clean copy, inside and out. Gilt on spine still bright, there are no previous owners marks or signatures, the binding is tight and hinges intact.
New York:Duffield and Company. 1930. 1st thus. xvii+357pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Red boards with gilt on spine still bright, ever so slightly shelfworn. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures, but with a bookseller ticket to inside rear board. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A near fine copy.
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".
London:Cassell and Company Ltd. (1927). 1st edition. Illustrated with 8 plates. xiii + 278pp. Hardcover. Blue boards lighly soiled and shelf-worn. Pages edges lightly soiled. Internally, pages age-toned, but clean with no previous owners marks or signatures. Binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good, solid copy.
THE HISTORY OF GAMBLING IN ENGLAND (Publication #73: Patteson Smith Reprint Series in Criminology, Law enforcement, and Social Problems)
Montclair, NJ:Patterson Smith. 1969 (Reprint of 1898 edition). 286pp. Hardcover. Top page edges lightly soiled from dust residue, otherwise in fine condition.
Cambridge:Harvard University Press. 1939. xi+176pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book is in very good, clean condition, inside and out. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelf-worn, with several small tears to top edges. Overall, a very good copy.
Boston, MA:The Stratford Company, Publisher. (1930). 1st edition. vii+292pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Signed/inscribed by the Author on the 1st free end-page. Book in very good, clean condition. Internally, aside from the inscription, no other marks or signatures found. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is in good condition. Still in one piece, but lightly soiled along spine strip and upper front panel, with wear to all edges and seams. The front panel has a closed tear along the gutter, traveling about 3/4's up from the bottom edge, and then going about half way across the spine strip at the author's name. Designed by J. S. Kirshen, the imagery is still vibrant, despite the soiling. *Barnes, who received his Ph.D. in Penology from Columbia in 1918, was an American historian who taught history at Columbia University from 1918-1929. While once highly regarded as a historian, by the end of the 1950's he had lost credibility because of the major role he played in the inception of the Holocaust denial movement. (Wikipedia)
London:William Hodge and Company, Limited. (1954). xiii+299pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Red boards lightly soiled and shelfworn along edges and spine ends with gilt still bright on spine. Page edges lightly soiled. nternally, a previous owners bookplate to 1st free endpage, otherwise a very good, clean copy with slightly age toned paper. A very good, clean copy.
Providence, RI:Brown University Press. 1966. 1st edition. (xv)+243pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Boards clean with text on spine still bright. Page edges lighlty soiled. Internally end pages slightly age toned but otherwise clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket is lightly shelfworn along edges but otherwise in very good condition. *"A political and constitutional cause celebre of the formative years of the Republic followed a gigantic, fraudulent speculation in Yazoo River lands. The Yazoo affair scandalized the state of Georgia for three decades and troubed the administrations of Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison before it was settled, in 1810, by the Marshall Supreme Court's precedent-making decision in Fletcher v. Peck."
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