Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003. With texts by several authors. 161 color and 147 black-and-white illustrations. 320pp., 4to, blue cloth, d.w.; minor bumping to upper corners. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, (2003). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
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Paris: Dentu, 1807. Illustrated with one folding map of Silesia, colored in outline, drawn by Lapie, and engraved by B. Tardieu. Translated from the English by J. Dupuy. , iv, 421 pages. 8vo, contemporary calf-backed plain boards. Paris: Dentu, 1807. First French edition. A near fine clean copy. First French edition of Adams's very extensive correspondence with his brother, Thomas Boyleston Adams, comprising a travel journal of considerable interest, written during Adams's stint at the Prussian court as U.S. Minister.....
London: Hayward Gallery, 1995. Foreword by Eric Hobsawm. Afterword by Neal Ascherson. Extensively illustrated in both color and black & white. 360pp., thick 4to, stiff, glossy pictorial wrappers. London Hayward Gallery, (1995). A near fine copy. Compiled and selected by Dawn Ades, Tim Benton, David Elliott and Iain Boyd Whyte.
New York: Random House, 1995. Several black and white illustrations. 8vo, peach decoratively gilt stamped boards backed in red cloth, dust wrapper. New York: Random House, (1995). First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
Venice: Giovanni Battista Albrizzi, 1750. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 13" x 16.75". This exquisite map of Sardinia has two country vignette cartouches that depict the island's idyllic lifestyle. Published circa 1750, the map dates to the period when the island was ruled by the House of Savoy. It features pictorial depictions of mountains, forts, and prominent churches, and cities and rivers are also labeled. The title cartouche in the lower left shows a man resting against a....
Venice: Giovanni Battista Albrizzi. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 14.25" x 18.5". Shows some light damp staining. In very good condition. This beautiful map of Sicily features a title cartouche at upper left depicting inhabitants fleeing the explosion of Mount Etna, which is also identified geographically on the map. The map shows pictorial depictions of mountains, forts, and prominent churches, and cities and rivers are also labeled. The map is in excellent condition. Narrow margins. Giovanni Battista Albrizzi...
New York: Scribner, 1948. Illustrated. xii + 388pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper lightly edgeworn, price clipped. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. A very good copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1850. 3 volumes. Thick 8vo, original blind-stamped brownish cloth, lettered in gilt; corners bumped, rubbed. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1850. A very good set.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. 10 volumes. 8vo, beautifully bound in full contemporary dark brown diced calf; gilt-stamped spines with black and red leather labels; marbled endpapers and page edges. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. Fifth edition. A near fine set in a lovely binding. Alison's monumental History of Europe, "by far the most remarkable historical work of the century" -- Allibone, I:52.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1835. 10 volumes. Large 8vo, full contemporary light brown diced calf; gilt and blind-stamped spines with raised bands & tan leather labels, (lightly sunned). Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1835-1842. First and second edition mixed set, uniformly bound. A near fine set in a handsome binding. Alison's monumental History of Europe, "by far the most remarkable historical work of the century" -- Allibone, I:52. The set consists of second editions of volumes I....
Groningen: Europa Law Publishing, 2011. 8vo, pr. wrs. Groningen: Europa Law Publishing, 2011. Very good(+).
New York: Random House, 1970. Photographs by Wim Swaan, in color and in black & white. 304 pages, 4to red cloth, dust wrapper (some text worn off dust wrapper, one tear to head of spine). New York (1970). A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
The Hague: Pierre Paupie, 1764. 8 volumes. 12mo, mottled calf with gilt decorated spines; covers rubbed and lightly worn, with some minor chipping at heads of spines, spine of volume 8 is damaged but sound. La haye: Chez Pierre Paupie, 1764. Nouvelle Edition. A very good set.
New York: Harper, 1971. Illustrated. xi + 585pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper price clipped and lightly chipped at spine ends. New York: Harper & Row, (1971). First edition. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.
London: Sayer and Bennett, 1782. Map, in two sheets. Copper plate engraving with original outline hand color. Each image measures 24.5" x 41.75". This two-part, large-scale wall map of Scotland depicts the country in intricate detail, with a particular focus on roads. has a particular focus on travel and post roads. Hand-colored lines divide and subdivide shires, mountains are depicted pictorially, and bodies of water such as lochs are all labeled. At the upper right is a large inset of...
Vienna: Artaria & Comp. 1848. Map. Hand colored lithograph. 18 1/2" x 25". Beautiful map of Hungary and Galizia in 1848. It shows the Kingdom of Hungary, what is today Transylvania in Romania, Croatia showing the military borders, Slovania, and Galizia. Borders are color coded and a legend on the left shows the different regions within the borders of Hungary, Croatia, and Slovenia. A key in the bottom right denotes the different regions of Transylvania. Transportation lines are shown prominently...
New York: Random House, 1993. Illustrated. 680pp., thick 8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w.; dust wrapper rubbed. New York: Random House, (1993). First edition. A very good copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper.
London: Harcourt, 1968. Profusely illustrated. 216pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper rubbed. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, (1968). First U.S. edition. A very good copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper.
Boston: Heath, 1932. Maps. vii + 633pp., 8vo, cloth; spine spotted. Boston: D.C. Heath and Company, (1932). A very good copy.
New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1995. Color frontispiece and more than 2500 smaller b/w illustrations. 544 pages. Thick square 4to, red cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Museum of Modern Art, 1995. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. 3 volumes. Illustrated throughout in black & white. 655pp. Short 4to, blue cloth, scratched slip case. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1980). Faded spines, but otherwise a near fine copy in a very good slip case.
London: Batsford, 1966. Color frontispiece with black-and-white drawings and photographs throughout. 174 pages, 4to, green cloth (corners bumped), dust wrapper (worn). London: Batsford, (1966). Very good(-).
3 volumes. Illustrated with plates and maps, some folding. 8vo, blue cloth (spines a touch faded; slightly shelfworn). Oxford: Clartendon Press, 1954. Very good, tight set.
No Place: Corvina, 1989. Decorative endpapers. Illustrated in color. 91 pages, slim 4to, tan cloth with red and white decorative stamping, dust wrapper. 1989, Corvina. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.
Rotterdam: Uitgeverij, 1988. Illustrated. 145pp., 4to, stiff, pictorial wrappers. Rotterdam: Uitgeverij, (1988). A near fine copy. Text in Dutch and English.