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London: Edward Stanford, 1878. Full Leather. First Edition. Five raised bands, elegant decoration in each panel, burgundy leather patch title, all in gold embossing. Double rule border to front and rear cover. Foot of boards rough and worn, 2" slit starting along hinge at top of rear board. Marbled endpapers, bookplate on front pastedown, foredges marbled. Clean and crisp within, 19 plates, 13 maps, some folding. Very Good.
Boston, MA: Dana Estes & Company, 1901. Hardcover. First Edition. xiii, 477 pp. Red publisher binding with yellow and black embossed titling and dragon illustration on cover. Slight scuffing to covers from shelf wear, bumping to corners. Gift inscription on verso of first free endpaper, dated 1920. Clean within.
Heavily illustrated view of China, from a Western perspective, at the outset of the 20th century. Very Good.
London: John Stockdale, 1800. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. xxxi, , 579,  pp. 8vo. Recent brown three quarter leather binding with four raised bands and green patch titles with gold titling; marbled paper insets to front and rear covers. Light toning to pages, 14 plates called for and present.
Early biography of Catharine the Great, translated from the French. Very Good.
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1973/1975. Hardcover. Third Edition. Volume 1: Second Printing, 1978. xxi, 868 pp. 8vo. Volume 2: First Printing, 1975. xxiii, 1128. 8vo. Rust cloth bindings with gold embossed titling to spine, gold on Volume 2 spine slightly duller than Volume 1. Clean within. Very Good.
New York: The Penguin Press, 2003, 2005, 2009. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printings.xxxiv, 622, xvii, 941, xvii, 926 pp. 8vo. Light scuffing and wear to dust jackets, now in mylar covers. Remainder mark at base of Volume I, previous owner's bookplate on first free endpaper of Volume III. Clean within.
A complete set of RIchard J. Evans' monumental history of Hitler's Reich, reaching back in history well before Hitler's time to show the underpinnings of culture and empire that facilitated Hitler's rise and later demise. Fine / Very Good.
Cleveland, OH: The World Publishing Company, 1966. Hardcover. First Edition. First U.S. Edition. viii, 558 pp. 4to. Scuffing and light wear to dust jacket, small tears at edges, sunning to spine, now in mylar cover. Previous owner's library stamp on first free endpaper, copyright page, and rear pastedown; otherwise, clean within. Very Good / Very Good.
Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1902. Hardcover. First Edition. xiii, 335 pp. 4to. Black cloth boards with printed illusrtation of the Mont Pelee eruption. Wear and scuffing overall, ex-library with call number visible on spine. Coverboards loose and paper has split at hinges but still attached front and rear. Ex-library indications throughout including a perforated ownership stamp on title page. Good.