Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith, 1893. vg. First British edition, first issue. Original reddish brown cloth with blue and black lettering and design, gilt lettering on spine. Slight spine slant and stain on back cover. Page edges are dusty. Previous owner's small bookplate on inside pastedown. Book seller's notes in pencil on flyleaf. Illustrated by James Greig and Paul Hardy. Book is tight - overall a very good copy with beautiful black and white engravings throughout. Note: the pic of the spine shows the color of the boards more accurately.[removed][removed]
London: M. Joseph, London, 1948. good/good. first UK Edition. A good copy with moderate spine slant and a place on top page edges that looks like a splash of bleach. Top page edges were dyed red; the splash is white. Good dust jacket is worn on edges and has 1/2 inch by 1/8 inch chip on back spine fold (doesn't affect anything), small chipping at spine ends, and a water stain on inside that doesn't show on the outside. Overall, a good only copy.
New York: HarperCollins, 1995. fine/fine. First edition. A fine copy in dust jacket. This is the third novel in the Civil War series.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1958. vg/vg. First British edition, published in 1958. A very good copy with some foxing to page edges and a small (about 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch) abrasion to front pastedown. Dust jacket is clean and bright with a little edgewear and a 1 inch closed tear on back flap.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Co, 1981. vg/vg. First American edition. A very good copy with slight soiling to top page edges and some shelfwear to bottom boards. Very good dust jacket rubbed on extremities with small chipping.
New York: Viking, 1988. nf/nf. first American edition. A near fine copy (slight finger soiling to page edges) in like dust jacket. This is an historical novel set in the time of the American Revolution.
Northridge: Lord John Press, 1988 Limited edition, #180 of 250 copies. A fine, crisp copy with no dust jacket, as issued. This is an anthology celebrating the first decade of the press. 26 authors contributed stories, and each signed on his or her story. Some of the notable contributors include: Ray Bradbury, Ramsey Campbell, James Crumley, Joyce Carol Oats, Robert B. Parker, John Updike. Please email for more pictures if you are interested.. Signed by Author. Limited. Hard Cover. As New.
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 1997. fine/nf. First edition. A fine copy, crisp, in near fine dust jacket that is slightly rubbed.
Cleveland: Arthur Westbrook Company, n.d. vg. Pulp paper edition. No. 93 in the Hart, this is a very good copy in nostalgic paper wraps. The paper cover is still brightly colored with a little faint creasing but still looks wonderful. Solid copy with browned pages, as usual.
New York: Jonathan Cape, 1930. vg. A nice production of the Canterbury Tales rendered into prose by Farjeon. With 12 color plates by W. Russell Flint. A very good copy (rubbing to board edges and a bit of scuffing with damp stain along bottom edge) in half leather, raised bands and gilt decoration and lettering to spine, top edge gilt. A very nice production created for The Medici Society.