Very Good. No Jacket. Book 1st Edition. Hard bound. No dust jacket. With a frontispiece in photogravure and 75 illustrations in doubletone. Boards show some wear, otherwise in very good condition. (Heavy-please contact for overseas shipping quote. )
Good. Small Quarto 25cm. Ex-Library with the usual treatments. Cloth Hardcover, 1928. x + 318pp. Numerous photographic plates....Bound in khaki cloth with black lettering and yellow/black illustration. Cover is lightly soiled, with wear at the extremities. Hinges are starting, though the interior textblock is sturdy. Pages are clean. Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Very Good, No Dust Jacket. 8VO, B/W Illus, Hardcover. Hardcover. Very nice dark blue cloth boards with title on spine in gold show minor soil and rubbing. Light foredge soil. Text pages are clean. Always carefully wrapped and shipped in cardboard boxes to protect your purchase.
Fine in Not Issued jacket. 8vo-over 7æ"-9æ" tall. Hardcover, blue cloth lettered in silver on spine, no dust-jacket as issued. 318 pages. Illustrated with 75 photographs. Reprint edition. Eberlein was an author and antiquarian who authored numerous books on china, furniture and architecture. Regarding the latter. his range extended from the" Villas of Florence and Tuscany" to "Historic Houses of George-Town and Washington City", with titles on the Mid-Hudon Valley, Delaware, Georgian and Colonial architecture, et alia. The present volume contains the history of those manorial and other ancient homes located on both Long Island and Staten Island, that where still extant in 1928. In addition to a full discussion of their architectural qualities, construction and history, Eberlein provides biographical and genealogical notes upon the personages who built or occupied them Blue cloth covers are clean and square with no wear. Interior is unmarked, with no writing, underlining or high-lighting. No previous ownership marks or book-plate. A very nice copy of an uncommon title, and one often found in lesser condition. Fine.
Very Good + Cloth hardbound in slipcase, clean unmarked text, heavily illustrated, 318 pp., Very Good+ copy in Good slipcase, light soil/discoloration to the cloth covers, strips of cloth pasted in at flyleaves (maybe samples from one of the houses in the text? ), minor off-setting to the outer pages, front inner hinge was starting but has been expertly repaired, slipcase with soil and edgewear.
Near Fine in Poor jacket. Book First Edition-First Printing. 75 black and white photographic illustrations 318 pages with index. 9.75 inches tall. --------A descriptive history of manorial and other ancient homes located on both Long Island and Staten Island, that where still extant in 1928. In addition to a full discussion of their architectural qualities, construction and history, Eberlein provides biographical and genealogical notes upon the dignitaries who built or occupied the stately homes. -------Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Slipcase is very worn at corners and edges, with discoloration and staining has clear tape reinforcement..
Very Good. Near fine. A superior copy, appears as new. 4 preliminary leaves, vii-x, , 318 pages: frontispiece, plates; 24 cm. Bound in publisher's cloth. Top edge gilt. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Includes related ephemera from Gardiner's Island Long Island, news clippings 1947, etc.
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