Boston: Thomas B. Wait, 1819. Frontis., folding table. 499pp. 8vo, contemporary mottled calf, red leather spine label, pages slightly wavy throughout, moderate foxing and browning throughout, calf lightly scuffed. Boston: Thomas B. Wait, 1819. Papers and documents relating to foreign relations during John Adam's administration. Papers and documents cover the period from January 19, 1797 to April 3, 1798. Pages 456-499 are instructions to and dispatches from the American envoys in France who were involved in the X. Y. Z....
Paris: Pierre Tisne, 1950. With "L'Universe de Watteau" by Rene Huyghe, and a catalog of paintings and illustrations by Helene Adhemar. 155 plates, including 19 color tipped-in ones, plus many text illustrations. 262pp., 4to, green cloth with gilt lettering and color plate inlaid on front cover; spine ends discolored and chipped. Paris: Pierre Tisne, (1950). Internally near fine, a very good copy.
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....
New York: Cassell. Illustrated with dozens of woodcuts by several artists. 280pp., folio, gilt-lettered decorative green cloth; lightly rubbed, some play to the front hinge. New York: Cassell Publishing, (ca. 1890). A very good (+) copy of this handsome book. Illustrations by J. MacWhirter, J. Fulleylove, J. O'Connor, S. Simpson, et al.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1938. Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, cloth lightly soiled, bottom edge of back cover bumped. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1938. Taped on the back endpaper is a typed letter signed by the author to Stuart Jackson. Stuart Jackson has written pencil annotations on the front flyleaf and has written a few pencil marks in margins of the text.