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IRVING, Washington

Published by John Murray, London (1828)

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About this Item: John Murray, London, 1828. 1st edition. Vol.2 only of 4. Folding map present. Page edges roughly cut; lacks front board; back board present but detached, with wear at top edge; paper of spine cracked, with some loss; title label present, but browned & cracked. Used - Acceptable. Poor hardback. Seller Inventory # BOOKS183871I

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Published by Monthly Review, London (1828)

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About this Item: Monthly Review, London, 1828. Disbound. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 16 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Monthly Review; Inventory No: 272979. Seller Inventory # 272979

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IRVING, Washington.

Published by London: John Murray (1828)

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About this Item: London: John Murray, 1828. 1st. Edn. pp. vi, 490. Folding engraved chart showing the voyages. Open size 50 x 30 cms. In half morocco over marbled boards. Gilt lettered spine with gilt rules on raised bands. Spine rubbed at hinges. Bad chip on second compatrment. Strip missing from top corner of back board. Light foxing to prelims and rear endpapers. Light foxing of folding chart. The text is clean and very good. The chart is complete and with no tears. A near very good copy. Seller Inventory # 3313

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Irving, Washington

Published by Carey, Lea & Blanchard, Philadelphia, PA (1835)

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About this Item: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, Philadelphia, PA, 1835. Hardcover. First Edition Thus. Moderate shelf/edge wear (heavy at spines), some fraying/chipping at head and heel, spines show stablized cracking/flaking, spine labels missing, hinges split but tight, tips through (small pull at one), owner bookplates, glue toning at endpages, light foxing throughout, vermin nibbling at lower corner of Vol. 1, else tight and unmarred. Full brown leather boards, gilt lettering. 8vo. 411pp; 356pp. While the bindings are marginal, the textblocks, overall, are quite nice. Nice reading copy and/or rebinding project. Fair (Textblocks Good+], No DJ, as Issued. Seller Inventory # 4791

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Irving, Washington

Published by Published by John Murray, London (1828)

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About this Item: Published by John Murray, London, 1828. , 473, 490, 413, 489 pages, folding map in volumes 1 and 2 First Edition , 3 volumes crudely held at spines with brown cloth, volume 1 lacks spine and boards detached, others loosely attached, small remains of paper title label on spine of volume 2, lightly spotted at margins, one map has closed tear at inner edge but complete, a well worn set , plain grey boards Octavo Hardback ISBN: Seller Inventory # 47522

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WASHINGTON IRVING

Published by JOHN MURRAY (1828)

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About this Item: JOHN MURRAY, 1828. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First edition. Sent within 24 hours. Expedited UK delivery available. Edition: . Leather binding. Four volume set. First editions. Half calf and marbled boards. All lacking spines, corners bumped. Lacking half titles and adverts. Internally all good, both hinges starting vol III, front IV. Both folding maps placed in I, second has centre of a fold split. Good+. Seller Inventory # BBI1364758

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A History of the Life and Voyages: Irving, Washignton

Irving, Washignton

Published by G. & C. Carvill, New York (1828)

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About this Item: G. & C. Carvill, New York, 1828. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 1st edition. Three volumes. Octavo. Original quarter cloth and boards with spine title labels. xvi, 399 pp., viii, 367 pp., viii, 420 pp, large folding map. Good, two of three spine labels present, the large map is clean but detached and lacking a piece from the uppermost section on the right which seems not to have contained anything save empty ocean. Some of the hinges are starting but covers still well on. Some light to moderate foxing throughout with the end papers heavier as usual. With the ownership signature, dated 1843, of Spafford D. Macdonald. Macdonald was a noted Kansas printer and politician.And also with the ownership signature of Horatio Gates Spafford, prominent lawyer and Presbyterian elder who penned the hymn 'It is Well with My Soul" after he lost his four daughters in a trans Atlantic steamship disaster. A decent but not great set in the original bindings and with interesting provenance. Seller Inventory # 11130

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Washington Irving

Published by John Murray, London (1828)

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About this Item: John Murray, London, 1828. Half-Leather Marbled Boards. Condition: Very Good (AVERAGE). No Jacket. MAPS MISSING (illustrator). This IS the Edition of 1828. The Spines have Some Parts Missing .They have Been Repaired and also New Labels on the Spines. These Contain Bookplates from the "Plymouth Institution and Devon & Cornwall Natural History Society".Heavy Foxing to Endpapers.Please Email for further details or Direct Enquiries Tel : 01822 810108 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Not Signed or Inscribed. Hardback Ex Private Library. Seller Inventory # 565215

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A History of the Life and Voyages: Washington Irving

Washington Irving

Published by John Murray, London (1828)

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About this Item: John Murray, London, 1828. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Dimensions: 23cm x 15cm approx. 4 x complete Hardcover First Editions in green cloth covers, published by John Murray, London in 1828. The volumes have been re-bound by Edmund Worrall, Birmingham but contain the original free end papers and both maps (bound into volume 4 prior to the Index). Volume 1 = 473 pages, volume 2 = 490 pages, volume 3 = 413 pages, volume 4 = 489 pages (plus fold-out maps). All pages neatly hand-cut. Condition: Inscription to front free end paper of all volumes in the name of J. Edgar Martineau with second inscription to first title page in the name of D. Martineau (all neatly executed). Hardcovers very good and have slight wear and some sunning to the spines. Internal pages are very good with some yellowing and minor foxing throughout. Bindings tight. ******PLEASE NOTE that these are heavy volumes that will require significant extra postage. Please do not order unless you are prepared to pay this******. Seller Inventory # 000850

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IRVING,WASHINGTON

Published by John Murray, London (1828)

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About this Item: John Murray, London, 1828. Hardcover. Condition: VG. First Edition. Four volumes bound in half calf with blue cloth boards. Marbled endpapers and edges, gilt decorations and red morocco spine labels. Large foldout maps in volumes one and two. Leather is generally worn but very solid. Volume 2 has been rebacked with original spine laid on and rear cloth replaced. Spine label missing from volume one. All volumes tight with contents in excellent condition. BAL 10123. Seller Inventory # 8747

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IRVING, Washington;

Published by Baudry Paris 1828 (1828)

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About this Item: Baudry Paris 1828, 1828. 4 volumes in-12, 3 pages pour le prospectus du libraire, XVI pages, 472 pages, 2 cartes dépliantes ; VIII pages, 517 pages ; VIII pages, 434 pages ; VII pages, 513 pages. Couvertures beiges imprimées de parution. Non rogné. (Quelques rousseurs.) La première carte, lithographiée par Roban, intitulée "Chart of the West Indies with the adjacent Coast of South America shewing the tracks of Christopher Columbus", mesure environ 580 X 430 mm au trait. La seconde, gravée par le même lithographe, intitulée "Chart shewing the tracks across the North Atlantic Ocean of Don Christopher Columbus", mesure environ 435 mm X 265 mm au trait. Bon exemplaire, tel que paru, avec ses rares couvertures. C'est la première édition française (partagée avec Galignani, dans la même collation), publiée la même année que l'édition originale anglaise et la première édition américaine. L'ouvrage est imprimé par Didot l'Aîné. First french edition, with original wrappers. Seller Inventory # 5270

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IRVING, WASHINGTON

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About this Item: 1828. IRVING, WASHINGTON. A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus. New York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828. 3 vols. xvi, 399 p.; 367 p.; viii, [1], 14-420 p. Lacks folding map. Later half morocco. Two small ownership stamps in each volume, else internally fine and fresh, in a simple half morocco binding with the name of Chas. C. Allen in gilt at the foot of each spine. First American edition, and Irving's first major historical work. Lacking the map, and priced accordingly. BAL 10124. Seller Inventory # 12361

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IRVING, Washington (1783-1859).

Published by London: John Murray. (1828)

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From: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB (Royal Tunbridge Wells, KENT, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: London: John Murray., 1828. [Colonial History]. FINELY BOUND FIRST EDITIONS. In four volumes. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.[4] xii; 473 [7]; pp.[12] 490 [6]; pp.[2] viii; 413 [5]; pp.[2] viii; 489 [5]. With two large folding maps. In contemporary green calf boards, re-backed to style in green calf with gilt titles to red labels and further gilt decoration to spines. All edges marbled. Rubbed binding edges re-coloured in places; tailbands painted and brittle. A number of gatherings proud of the text block in each volume, with some weakness to binding. Fair. Seller Inventory # 49800

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Irving, Washignton

Published by G. & C. Carvill, New York (1828)

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About this Item: G. & C. Carvill, New York, 1828. Hard Cover. 1st American Edition. Three volumes. Rebound at an earlier time with grey boards and green cloth spine wraps. Gilt titling to upper spine, gilt vol.number mid spine, gilt 1828 at bottom ofall three spines. Deckle edges. Map present in Vol. 1, complete & intact though shows older taped repairs. Vol.1 - xvi, 399ppgs., Vol.2 - viii, 367ppgs., Vol.3 - viii, 420ppgs. Very good overall considering age. Spine ends and corners lightly bumped and rubbed, some overall light soiling and age-browning. Interiors, as might be expected, show light to moderate foxnig throughout. Bindings tight on all, no previous owner markings. Seller Inventory # 300172

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Irving, Washington

Published by G. & C. Carvill, New York, New York (1828)

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About this Item: G. & C. Carvill, New York, New York, 1828. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Rebound in burgundy boards with title stamped in gold on spines. Two 4 1/4" closed tears on map in vol. 1. Foxing. Otherwise tight and clean. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 12059

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IRVING, Washington.

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About this Item: 1828. IRVING, Washington. A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus. Contemporary full tree calf with tan morocco spine labels, housed in custom cloth slipcase. New-York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828. 3 Vols. First American edition. BAL 10124. With folding map. Some rubbing and scuffing to leather, bookplates removed, ink ownership inscriptions on each pastedown, light scattered foxing, else a very good set. Seller Inventory # 72040

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A History of the Life and Voyages: Irving, Washington

Irving, Washington

Published by John Murray, London (1828)

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About this Item: John Murray, London, 1828. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First edition, complete in four volumes, complete with the two maps in volumes 1 and 2. Later 19th century half calf signed Phibster. Bindings lightly rubbed at the corners but overall a near fine set, armorial bookplates on the end papers. the contents are clean and unmarked, some light wear to the maps. Seller Inventory # 005725

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Irving, Washington

Published by John Murray, London (1828)

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About this Item: John Murray, London, 1828. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued. First Edition. A very nice four-volume set of the first edition, first printing (John Murray, 1828). Fine -. Probably as nice a set as you can find. Fold-out map in Volume One and Volume Two are intact, untorn, and very clean. Text is very solid, tight, and clean except for a few pages with light scattered foxing. Rebound in three-quarter leather (brown) with five raised bands to spine and gold gilt titles and embellishments, marbled boards and text edges. Lettering to spine is bright and unflaked. No marks or highlights in text. In short - this is a beautiful set! No previous owner's names. Not ex-lib. Not a Book Club Edition. Photos sent upon request. Accurate Descriptions/Quality Books/Unmatched Prices. International shipping extra. Please inquire. Seller Inventory # 5170-TS

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Irving, Washington.

Published by G. & C. Carvill, New York (1828)

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About this Item: G. & C. Carvill, New York, 1828. First American edition of Irving's somewhat fanciful yet readable work on Christopher Columbus. Irving notes in the preface "the sight of disjointed papers and official documents is apt to be repulsive to the general reader" so he has decided to create a narrative rather than simply translate pertinent documents related to Columbus as originally asked. This edition comes with a => large folding map of Columbus' route through the Bahama Islands. Binding: Gorgeous 19th-century acid-stained autumnal binding: Covers framed with a gilt floral roll and brilliantly crossed with bands of walnut brown, ochre, deep green, russet red, black, and grey, all => very bright. Spines gilt extra with compartment devices and multiple interesting rolls, and bearing black leather gilt labels; board edges touched at corners with gilt; marbled endpapers. Provenance: Signature of Sam Baird on front endpaper and title-page of vol. I and half-title of vol. II. As described in the BAL, signature sign 6 is not present on p. 41 in vol. I and the last page of vol. III is unnumbered. 8vo (22 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xvi, 399 pp., 1 folded map. II: viii, [1], 10?367. III: viii, [1], 14?419, [1] pp. BAL 10124. Bound as above, bindings moderately rubbed with one sliver of leather lost at a joint and a small patch lost near the bottom of one back cover. Age-toning, foxing, and some other spotting; some corners creased (some corners improperly trimmed during manufacture. Inscriptions as above, light pencilling on endpapers of one volume; map wrinkled with some old light staining and a tear repaired some time ago from back, with cloth tape ? folds strong. => A classic semi-historical work most strikingly bound. Seller Inventory # 36170

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IRVING, Washington.

Published by John Murray, London (1828)

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About this Item: John Murray, London, 1828. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 473, 490, 413, 489. Bound with two large folding maps, bound into the rear of volume IV. All four volumes bound with the half titles in full calf, stamped in gilt on the spine, by Bickers & Son of London. Some rubbed and nicked. A very nice clean set. BAL lists 8 pages of textual variants and notes: "Due to the fact that two different printers were involved, using several settings of type,The above factors combine to produce copies of the book in an almost infinite variety. No ready argument remerges to support primacy of any setting, if primacy there is . BAL suggests that all copies issued by Murray under date 1828 be considered of equal primacy until evidence is produced to the contrary." BAL 10123. Seller Inventory # 49855

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HISTORY OF THE LIFE AND VOYAGES OF: Irving Washington

Irving Washington

Published by Paris A. and W. Galignani 1828 (1828)

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About this Item: Paris A. and W. Galignani 1828, 1828. 4 volumes. First edition published in France. The book was published in England in the same year. Two large folding maps. 8vo, contemporary dark-blue half calf over marbled boards, the spines with red and black morocco lettering labels gilt, raised bands gilt ruled. xvi,472; viii, 517; viii, 434; vii, 513 pp. A handsome set with light aging or light rubbing at the tips, clean and very well preserved lettering labels refurbished at some time. IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION, Paris printing. This was a scholarly but popular biography based primarily on the work of the Spanish historian Navarrete. Navarrete had published his work on Columbus, which contained a number of previously unknown and significant documents. However, Irving felt that "the whole presented rather a mass of rich materials for history, than a history itself.[and] the sight of disconnected papers and official documents is apt to be repulsive to the general reader, who seeks for clear and continued narrative." In fact, he felt that nearly every account had been incomplete while many important documents and manuscripts ignored. Thus, he hoped to offer a more rigorous and yet accessible account. Written while Irving was a diplomatic attaché in Spain (1826-29), "it was the most painstaking effort of Irving's life, and it won him election to the 'Real Academia de la Historia', the friendship of Navarrete, and a literary reputation in Spain where the work is still quoted respectfully" (DAB). The American edition, published the same year in three volumes, had only one map. BAL A testament to Irving’s often-neglected gifts as a historian. Seller Inventory # 14872

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A History of the Life and Voyages: IRVING, Washington.

IRVING, Washington.

Published by New York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828 (1828)

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About this Item: New York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828, 1828. 3 volumes, octavo (218 x 134 mm). Finely bound by Riviere & Son in early 20th-century red crushed morocco, spines richly gilt to compartments with brown morocco onlays, French fillets to covers, gilt turn-ins, silk endpapers, gilt edges. Very slight marking to covers, very minor discolouration to some pages. An excellent set. Folding map to vol. I. First US edition. An exquisitely bound set of Irving's biography of Christopher Columbus, a fine example of Riviere and Son's craftsmanship. This set is from the library of the author Dennis Wheatley (1897–1977), with his bookplate to vol. I. BAL 10124. Seller Inventory # 122883

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HISTORY OF THE LIFE AND VOYAGES OF: Irving Washington

Irving Washington

Published by London John Murray 1828 (1828)

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About this Item: London John Murray 1828, 1828. 4 volumes. The first edition, preceding the American edition (and exceeding it in bulk by one volume) With two large engraved folding maps. 8vo, beautifully bound in contemporary dark green straight-grain morocco, beautifully tooled large gilt panels on each cover incorporating multi-fillet lines interlinked by elaborate arabesque floral devices at the corners, the spines beautifully gilt with elaborate panels between raised bands, the bands decorated with Regency gilt tools, decorative gilt and blind tooling abounds, a.e.g. XII, 473; (6), 490; viii, 413; vii, 489 pp. An especially fine and unusually handsome set, beautifully preserved. IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION IN A BEAUTIFUL PERIOD BINDING. This was a scholarly but popular biography based primarily on the work of the Spanish historian Navarrete. Navarrete had published his work on Columbus, which contained a number of previously unknown and significant documents. However, Irving felt that "the whole presented rather a mass of rich materials for history, than a history itself.[and] the sight of disconnected papers and official documents is apt to be repulsive to the general reader, who seeks for clear and continued narrative." In fact, he felt that nearly every account had been incomplete while many important documents and manuscripts ignored. Thus, he hoped to offer a more rigorous and yet accessible account. Written while Irving was a diplomatic attaché in Spain (1826-29), "it was the most painstaking effort of Irving's life, and it won him election to the 'Real Academia de la Historia', the friendship of Navarrete, and a literary reputation in Spain where the work is still quoted respectfully" (DAB). The American edition, published the same year in three volumes, had only one map. BAL A testament to Irving’s often-neglected gifts as a historian. Seller Inventory # 20176

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