Boston, Massachusetts: C.F. Libbie & Co., 1904. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo 9 1/2" tall, 145 pages, beige paper wraps, wire side stitched. A very good sound copy of this auction catalogue, printed paper wrap completely detached; staples rusting and discoloring spots on front and back pages as well as two areas of front cover. Copy is clean overall, BUT there is a water mark on last page--no mildew or odor present. Auction held in Feb. 1904. Collection included English city and county histories, privately printed Parish Registers, Archaeological Journals, illustrated topographical and archaeological works.
London, England: Self published, circa 1900. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Fair. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 368 pages, red and black cloth, gilt titles. This is a good reference copy only of the original and often reprinted edition, in fair condition. The covers are worn at all extremities, the back strip is missing and there has been a poor attempt at taping over the binding, hinges broken, internal binding secure, endpapers and first and last pages are loose, paper is moderately yellowed--but its all there! quite usable as is.
London, England: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1956. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Small quarto, 8" tall, 11+ 47 plate pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, clean soft cover with minor shelf wear; binding sturdy, paper just slightly yellowed.
Des Moines, Iowa: Wallace-Homestead, 1974. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 11" tall, 127 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing, binding solid, paper cream white.
London, England: Orbis, 1984. Later printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Quarto, 10" tall, 128 pages, blue cloth, illustrated endpapers; color illustrations throughout. A fine, clean, hardcover edition with little minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, price-clipped dust jacket.
New York, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 160 pages. A very good, clean, hard cover first edition;hinges and binding solid, paper white, with two small edge bumps and a slight cant to the spine. In a very good dust jacket with light edge wear.