London: Edward Stanford, 1878. Full Leather. First Edition. Five raised bands, elegant decoration in each panel, burgundy leather patch title, all in gold embossing. Double rule border to front and rear cover. Foot of boards rough and worn, 2" slit starting along hinge at top of rear board. Marbled endpapers, bookplate on front pastedown, foredges marbled. Clean and crisp within, 19 plates, 13 maps, some folding. Very Good.
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London: Henry S. King & Co., 1876. Hard Cover. First Edition. 328 pp + 54 pp ads. Green cloth covered boards with a beveled edge, red coral design spans center of book on front cover and wraps to spine, light rubbing to spine and cover, titling in gold. Brown paper endpapers, clean within. Very Good.
London: T. Cadell, 1822. Full leather. First Edition. Brown leather covered boards with five raised bands at spine of each volume, black title patch, burgundy volume number patch, elaborate gold tooling in corresponding compartments. Gold single line border to front and rear board of each volume. Scuffing and wear to each volume. Title patches missing on all volumes except Volume I, volume # patch present on all volumes. All cover boards tight to text block and very clean within. Previous owner's bookplate on both pastedown and first free endpaper of each volume. Very Good.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1942. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. Original two-volume set in slipcase. Plain paper dust jackets with tilting only to spine, light scuffing, in mylar covers. Slipcase is missing rear panel and is in Fair condition with many losses and chipping at edges. Illustrations by Bertram Greene, Maps by Erwin Raisz. Fine / Very Good.
London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd., 1900. Hard Cover. Third Edition. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. 281 pp. Blue cloth covered boards with a blind embossed wave flowing across the front at midpoing, gold embossed titling to cover board and spine. Light bumping to corners, clean and crisp within. Very Good.
Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1945. Wraps. First Edition. First Printing, indicated by the date code 1945-663817 at the foot of page 182. vii, 182 pp. 8vo. Brown paper wraps with black titling to cover. Light scuffing to cover from shelf wear, clean within.
This is the so-called "Smyth Report," the first official US history of the Manhattan Project, published shortly after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Very Good.