New York: Macmillan, 1896. hardcover. TWO VOLUMES. Forty plates, 158 text plans and 70 plans. xxii + 475pp. and 448pp., thick 4to, gilt-lettered blue cloth; foxing to end papers and title pages, and a few instances in the text, spine ends torn, covers rubbed, several scratches to spine of volume II. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1896. A very good set.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1925. First. hardcover. Illustrated with 95 facsimile reproductions of original drawings and copper plates engravings by the author, including folding map. 188pp., folio, black cloth, gilt decoration front cover; significant wear and discoloration to front and rear covers. London: John Lane The Bodley Head, (1925). First edition. Internally fine, a very good copy.
New York: Forty-Second Street Property Owners and Merchants Association, 1929. First. hardcover. and the East and North Rivers in the Borough of Manhattan. Illustrated with many photos and sketches. 215pp. + advertisements of prominent businesses. 4to, black cloth, pages throughout are slightly wavy, head of spine expertly repaired, corners lightly bumped. (New York): Forty-Second Street Property Owners, 1929. First Edition.
Toronto: Rose-Belford, 1878. hardcover. 150pp., 16mo, original green cloth, worn; hinges weak. Toronto: Rose-Belford, 1878. Originally printed in the Atlantic Monthly, January, 1878, this copy does not conform in title to BAL 3371, which describes it as "An Idle Excursion". It has broken type, which may indicate a later printing, and contains the footnote on p. 63.
Paris: Hachette. hardcover. 18 mounted color plates with tissue guards, and approx. 370 additional black-and-white illustrations. 444pp., thick 4to, gilt-lettered maroon cloth, uncut edges, t.e.g.; corners bumped, spine faded and lightly worn, hinges mended. (Paris: Hachette & Cie, no date circa 1915). Text in French. Very good.
Boston: David Carlisle, 1805. First. hardcover. By Christopher Caustic. viii, 220pp. 12mo, contemporary 3/4 calf with marbled boards, spine ends lightly worn, corners worn and bumped, boards rubbed, many pages with light foxing, mostly to margins, pages slightly wavy throughout. Boston: Printed by David Carlisle, for the Author, 1805. First Edition. Thomas Green Fessenden "...was the most important satirist in verse between Trumbull and Lowell." "Democracy Unveiled...the most celebrated and virulent assault on Jefferson and the minor Democratic leaders, coarse...
1914. fourth. hardcover. Illustrated throughout with b/w historical reproductions. 89; 101 pages. 2 volumes rebound in one. Slim 4to, green cloth with red leather spine label. ?, 1914. Fourth edition. Dampstaining at corner of last few pages in first part, still a very good copy of this rather scarce book. Friar Park is a 120-room Victorian Neo-Gothic mansion in Henley-on-Thames built in 1889. It was formerly owned by eccentric lawyer Sir Frank Crisp and purchased in January 1970 by musician...