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Image for The Art of Skating; Containing Many Figures Never Previously Described, with Illustrations, Diagrams, and Plain Directions for the Acquiremrnt of the Most Difficult and Elegant Movements.

The Art of Skating; Containing Many Figures Never Previously Described, with Illustrations, Diagrams, and Plain Directions for the Acquiremrnt of the Most Difficult and Elegant Movements.

By: Anderson, George ('Cyclos')

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1868

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021117


vii + 71pp, 5 full page diagrams, 3 full page drawings, illustrations in text. Blindstamped covers, gilt titling to front, some fraying/rubbing to edges, general ageing to contents, a few marks and creases, front hinge slightly weak but quite secure, pencilled owner's name to title page, binding tight. Overall a Good copy of a scarce title. View more info

Image for Echoes from the Clubs: A Record of Political Topics and Social Amenities. Volume I May - October, 1867; Volume II November 1867 - April 1868; Volume III May - December 1868

Echoes from the Clubs: A Record of Political Topics and Social Amenities. Volume I May - October, 1867; Volume II November 1867 - April 1868; Volume III May - December 1868

By: Anon

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Offices of 'Echoes from the Clubs': 1867

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 016730


3 volumes of a weekly magazine, published every Wednesday. All volumes in martching green boards, gilt border to each panel, gilt titling. Volume I: v+ 401pp, index. Light wear, rear endpaper creased. Volume II: v + 453pp, illustrated. Light wear, illustrated. Volume III: vi + 672pp. 15mm split to spine top otherwise light wear, general foxing, numerous double page illustrations plus folding plates, some of which have been misfolded and sit unevenly, with some creasing a... View more info

Image for The Suffolk Garland or, a Collection of Poems, Songs, Tales, Ballads, Sonnets, and Elegies, Legendary and Romantic, Historical and Descriptive, Relative to the County; and Illustrative of Its Scenery, Places, Biography, Manners, Habits and Customs

The Suffolk Garland or, a Collection of Poems, Songs, Tales, Ballads, Sonnets, and Elegies, Legendary and Romantic, Historical and Descriptive, Relative to the County; and Illustrative of Its Scenery, Places, Biography, Manners, Habits and Customs

By: Anon

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Ipswich, John Raw: 1818

Seller ID: 019228


xv + 404pp, ilustrations in text. Full leather binding, gilt and stamped border to boards, 4 bands gilt decoration within, gilt on black spine label. Some edge rubbing to boards, which are very secure, some foxing/marking to contents, occasional corner crease, overall a Good+ copy of a scarce title. Ownership inscription to front endpaper dated March 14th 1863. Assumed 1st edition (ref British Library). View more info

Image for The Preambles to the Patents for Advancing the Right Honourable William Lord Dartmouth to the Dignity of Viscount Lewisham, in the County of Kent..

The Preambles to the Patents for Advancing the Right Honourable William Lord Dartmouth to the Dignity of Viscount Lewisham, in the County of Kent..

By: Anon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Morphew, Near Stationers-Hall: 1711

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020960


The Preambles to the Patents for Advancing the Right Honourable William Lord Dartmouth to the Dignity of Viscount Lewisham, in the County of Kent.. Thomas Lord Raby, Viscount Wentworth, of Wentworth-Woodhouse and Stainborough, in the County of York. And Robert Lord Ferrers, Viscount Tamworth, in the County of Stafford.Modern rebinding, quarter-bound in dark brown buckram over tan cloth boards, blind-stamped panel of buckram to front board, 8pp, horizontal internal crease... View more info

Image for A Record of Two Centuries: Being a Short History of the House of Merryweather & Sons, of Long Acre & Greenwich, 1690 - 1901

A Record of Two Centuries: Being a Short History of the House of Merryweather & Sons, of Long Acre & Greenwich, 1690 - 1901

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Merritt & Hatcher Ltd: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021167


85pp, frontispiece photograph. Red cloth boards, blind-stamped decoration, gilt titling to front and spine, mottling/fading to boards, general light ageing, a few marks, overall a Good copy of a scarce title. Merryweather were manufacturers of fire engines and related equipment. View more info

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Book of Games and Sports

By: Anon

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, T Nelson & Sons: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021739


17 numbered pages, printed on one side only, including frontispiece. Hand coloured illustrations throughout, featuring sess-saw to marbles, to I spy and hide and seek. Pictorial boards, gilt decoration with coloured illustration within, split to spine (30mm approx, repaired), loss to spine head/tail, edge rubs, edge browning, marks to rear board. Small insect holes to front hinge, general foxing to contents, overall a Good copy of an extremely scarce book. (No copy in Br... View more info

Image for Plain Instructions for Every Person to Make a Will with Forms of Bequests, Tables of Duties Etc & an Abstract of the New Act, 1 Vict., C.26. Also a Plain Guide to Executors & Aministrators; Shewing the Duties of Their Trusts, & How Safely to Perform Them

Plain Instructions for Every Person to Make a Will with Forms of Bequests, Tables of Duties Etc & an Abstract of the New Act, 1 Vict., C.26. Also a Plain Guide to Executors & Aministrators; Shewing the Duties of Their Trusts, & How Safely to Perform Them

By: Anon

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Henry Washbourne: 1839

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 021856


118pp + 12pp adverts at rear. Blind-stamped boards, fraying to spine head, otherwise general light wear, owner's signature to title page, some foxing/marking to contents, overall a Good copy. This is the 1839 New Edition, 'Enlarged by a Chapter on the Duties, Trusts, Etc., of Guardians'. View more info

Image for Dean's Embossed or Raised Relief Picture Toy Books No.3 The Chicken's Garden Party

Dean's Embossed or Raised Relief Picture Toy Books No.3 The Chicken's Garden Party

By: Anon

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021857


12pp + 2pp adverts at rear, 6 coloured plates of which 4, plus the cover illustration, are in raised relief. Softback, some staining to front cover, less so to rear, a few marks to latter, approx 1" split to spine, binding secure. A few marks to contents, plates are bright and VG. One relief plate to front pastedown, a 3rd page of adverts to rear pastedown. A Good copy with faults as described. Extremely scarce. Undated, presumed circa 1880 first edition (ref British... View more info

Image for The Satires of Juvenal and Persius with English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, from the Best Commentators.

The Satires of Juvenal and Persius with English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, from the Best Commentators.

By: Anthon, Charles / Revised By J Talboys Wheeler

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, William Tegg & Co: 1858

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 016384


viii + 253pp. New and revised edition. Quarter-bound calf over brown cloth, some edge rubbing, cloth is faded in parts, decorated endpapers, marbled page edges, small maroon title label to spine, gilt lettering, a handsome volume. Dated owner's initial to tile page, some neat pencilled underlining to text (mainly to Book IX and partly to book III). View more info

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The Blazon of Episcopacy

By: Bedford, Rev. WK Riland

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, John Russell Smith: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019177


viii + 144pp, addenda et corrigenda, 61 plates showing the various Arms of the Bishops. Brown blind-stamped boards, gilt titling to spine faded, some edge rubbing and bumping. Top edge of pages gilt, fore- and bottom edges rough cut, general foxing throughout, occasional short edge tears, overall a Good tight copy of the scarce first edition. Covers Canterbury, St. Asaph, Bangor, Bath and Wells, Bristol, Chichester, St. David's, Ely, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Lichfie... View more info

Image for Beeton's Shilling British Gazetteer: A Topographical and Historical Guide to the United Kingdom Containing Nearly Five Thousand Distinct Articles. With the Correct Pronunciation of the Name of Every Place

Beeton's Shilling British Gazetteer: A Topographical and Historical Guide to the United Kingdom Containing Nearly Five Thousand Distinct Articles. With the Correct Pronunciation of the Name of Every Place

By: Beeton, Samuel Orchart

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Tyler: 1870

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 017982


Adverts + iv + 284pp + 34pp catalogue at rear. Black on mauve decorated boards, some light rubbing, contents secure though with some movement of gatherings. Some foxing mainly to edges and endpapers. Overall a Good+ copy of a fascination period publication. Undated, but Belfast entry references present day as 1870, the British Library entry corresponds. View more info

Image for The Break-up of China with an Account of Its Present Commerce, Currency, Waterways, Armies, Railways, Politics and Future Prospects.

The Break-up of China with an Account of Its Present Commerce, Currency, Waterways, Armies, Railways, Politics and Future Prospects.

By: Beresford, Lord Charles

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018556


xviii + 509pp + 2pp adverts at rear. Gilt on blue boards, general edge rubbing to boards, owner's bookplate to front pastedown, owner's stamp to front endpaper, 2 folding maps (edge tears) plus folding data table (cotton imports), rough cut edges, general ageing to contents. Overall a Good copy. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for Outre-Mer: Impressions of America

Outre-Mer: Impressions of America

By: Bourget, Paul (Member of the French Academy with Frontispiece Portrait)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016555


425pp, frontispiece. Gilt on green boards, top edge gilt, foxing to endpapers and early pages, light foxing otherwise, rough cut edges to fore- and bottom edges. No dustwrapper. No inscription, overall a VG copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for The Christmas Hirelings

The Christmas Hirelings

By: Braddon, ME

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021684


261pp + 10pp adverts at rear, 25 listed illustrations plus chapter headpieces. Pictorial boards, general light wear, a few marks, rear internal hinge showing very slightly, gift inscription to front endpaper, general foxing to contents, a Good tight copy. View more info

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Historic Warwickshire

By: Burgess, J Tom / Edited and Revised By Joseph Hill

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Birmingham, The Midland Educational Company Limited: 1893

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 020891


xx + 305pp, illustrations throughout. gilt decoration on green bevelled boards, top edge gilt, general light edge rubbing, marbled endpapers, general light foxing, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for The Publications of the Harleian Society Volume XII: The Visitation of the County of Warwick in the Year 1619 Taken By William Camden, Clarencieux King of Arms

The Publications of the Harleian Society Volume XII: The Visitation of the County of Warwick in the Year 1619 Taken By William Camden, Clarencieux King of Arms

By: Camden, William / Fetherston, John (Editor)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, The Harleian Society: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020954


xx + 464pp, index, 4pp non-paginated facsimile signatures of Warwickshire gentry from original loose papers of the visitation of 1619. The main text body is the Visitation of the County of Warwick taken 1619 by Samson Lennard Blewmantle & Augustyn Vincent Rouge Roye, being Marshalls and Deputies for William Caxton, Clarentiux King of Armes. Original mauve boards are now faded, spine has been rebacked (slight edge fraying), gilt decoration to front board, gilt titling to ... View more info

Image for The Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers: A Facsimile Reproduction of the First Book Printed in England By William Caxton, in 1477.

The Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers: A Facsimile Reproduction of the First Book Printed in England By William Caxton, in 1477.

By: Caxton, William / Blades, William (Preface)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015956


xii + 150pp. Blind-stamp decorated brown cloth boards, untitled, rubs to spine head/tail and corners, owner's name and small label to front endpaper, slight foxing mainly to endpapers, front hinge very slightly weakening but still firm. Overall a Good copy of this first facsimile. View more info

Image for Name This Child: A Story of Two (2 Volume Set)

Name This Child: A Story of Two (2 Volume Set)

By: Chesson, Wilfrid Hugh

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016557


2 volume set. Vol 1: viii + 216pp. Vol 2: pp217-419. Both volumes matching lightly flecked blue cloth, gilt titling, both volumes have 3 white/gilt flower heads to front board, blind-stamped stems. Foxing to endpapers of both volumes, light foxing to contents otherwise. Volume 1 has two edge bump to fore-edge of rear board and to top edge of same, the latter has pressed slightly into the adjacent few pages. Signed dedication to front endpaper of volume 1 reads: 'C.F. Koh... View more info

Image for Das Pflanzenleben der Schweiz (Plant Life in Switzerland).

Das Pflanzenleben der Schweiz (Plant Life in Switzerland).

By: Christ, H

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Zurich, Friedrich Schulthess: 1879

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: R15102


xv + 488pp, indexes, bibliography, 4 tissue guarded woodcuts by Buri and Jeker, from original recordings by C Jauss, 4 coloured double-page maps. Brown boards, heavily decorated spine and front board, rubbing to corners, short tears/fraying to spine head/tail, all edges gilt, internally a VG clean tight copy, binding is very sound. Scarce. View more info

Image for Glamorgan Worthies: Some Account of Sir Robert Mansel, Kt, Vice Admiral of England and Member of Parliament for the County of Glamorgan; and of Admiral Sir Thomas Button Kt, of Worlton, and of Cardiff, in the County of Glamorgan

Glamorgan Worthies: Some Account of Sir Robert Mansel, Kt, Vice Admiral of England and Member of Parliament for the County of Glamorgan; and of Admiral Sir Thomas Button Kt, of Worlton, and of Cardiff, in the County of Glamorgan

By: Clark, Geo. T

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Dowlais, Geo. T Clark: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021192


110pp. Brown boards, blind-stamped decoration to both boards, 'Glamorgan Worthies' to spine with gilt decoration. Light wear and ageing only, a VG copy. Biographies of two officers of the Royal Navy in the early 17th century. View more info

Image for The History & Description of the Town and Borough of Ipswich Including the Villages and Country Seats in Its Vicinity More Particularly Those Situated on the Banks of the Orwell.

The History & Description of the Town and Borough of Ipswich Including the Villages and Country Seats in Its Vicinity More Particularly Those Situated on the Banks of the Orwell.

By: Clarke, GR

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Printed & Published By S.Piper: 1830

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R14893


504pp, general index, addenda, subscribers, errata, preface, 19 illustrations plus frontispiece, as called for. . Recently rebound in half leather over marbled boards, 5 raised bands, blind-stamped decoration to each compartment, gilt titling to red label in second compartment. New endpapers. Edge staining to early pages, illustrations and text unaffected, some foxing throughout, generally a Good clean tight copy in a very handsome and excellent binding. First edition. View more info

Image for The Suburban Homes of London: A Residential Guide to Favourite London Localities, Their Society, Celebrities, and Associations  with Notes on Their Rental, Rates and House Accommodation

The Suburban Homes of London: A Residential Guide to Favourite London Localities, Their Society, Celebrities, and Associations with Notes on Their Rental, Rates and House Accommodation

By: Clarke, WS

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016007


x + 562pp + 32pp adverts at rear. Map. Period pictorial decorated boards, colour fading to spine, slight edge rubbing. Spotting to edges and to contents, edge tear to map. No inscriptions. A fascinating period study of London, each district covered in a separate chapter. A good copy of the very scarce first edition. View more info

Image for A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands Including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles

A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands Including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles

By: Coke, The Hon. Henry J

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019719


x + 390pp, frontispiece. Black half-leather over grey boards, 5 raised bands, gilt titling, some edge rubbing. Owner's details to front pastedown dated 1919, general browning to pages, foxing mainly to endpapers and frontis, a few marks commensurate with age, occasional short edge tear, edge loss to frontis, the binding is very solid indeed. The contents 2pp have been duplicated between pages 286/7. Top edges gilt. Scarce. View more info

Image for Memoirs of Admiral the Right Honble. Sir Astley Cooper Key

Memoirs of Admiral the Right Honble. Sir Astley Cooper Key

By: Colomb, Vice-Admiral PH

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017553


511pp, index, errasta slip, frontispiece. Blue boards, gilt titling and decoration to spine, foxing mainly to endpapers, overall a near VG tight copy. Memoirs covering the early life of Cooper Key, and his naval exploits, including battles during the Anglo-French blockade of Rio de la Plata and the Crimean War, before becoming First Naval Lord in 1879. View more info

Image for The Cruise Round the World of the Flying Squadron 1869 - 1870, Under the Command of Rear-Admiral G.T. Phipps Hornby

The Cruise Round the World of the Flying Squadron 1869 - 1870, Under the Command of Rear-Admiral G.T. Phipps Hornby

By: Compiled By J.B. With the Assistance of Henry Cavendish

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, JD Potter: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021231


290pp + 16pp publishers catalogue at rear, 1 black and white plate, 13 coloured plates (12 with tissue guards), folding map. Blue boards, blind-stamped decoration, gilt design to front and titling to spine, gift inscription (non-personallised) to verso of front endpaper, from ? Potter, possibly the printer. Boards are bright, light edge rubbing, general light ageing to contents, short edge tear to map, darkening to 1 page from plate opposite (missing tissue guard), overa... View more info

Image for Romances; Consisting of a Persian, a Roman and an Arcadian, Romance

Romances; Consisting of a Persian, a Roman and an Arcadian, Romance

By: D'Israeli, I

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1807

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019695


xvi + 267pp + v adverts at rear. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Half-leather binding, marbled endpapers and page edges, 5 raised bands, gilt motifs and decoration in each partition, date to spine base, gilt on black title label. General edge rubbing to boards, some spotting to edges and outer pages, including frontis, a few marks. Overall a Good tight copy of this, the third edition, revised. View more info

Image for Historical Account of Every Sect of the Christian Religion: Its Origin, Progress, Rites and Ceremonies, with a Brief Description of Judaism and Mahometanism, Compiled from the Latest Authorities

Historical Account of Every Sect of the Christian Religion: Its Origin, Progress, Rites and Ceremonies, with a Brief Description of Judaism and Mahometanism, Compiled from the Latest Authorities

By: De Radius, J.S.C.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Printed By T Blower: 1864

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 015376


173pp plus subscriber's list at rear. Second revised edition. Small hardback, contemporary mauve boards with gilt border and decoration, spine sunned, general light wear. All edges gilt, locallised foxing to early pages (from a leaf now removed?), otherwise contents clean and tight. Scarce. View more info

Image for Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and Aulus Persius Flaccus Translated & Illustrated, As well with Sculpture as Notes by Barten Holyday.

Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and Aulus Persius Flaccus Translated & Illustrated, As well with Sculpture as Notes by Barten Holyday.

By: Decimus Junius Juvenalis (Juvenal) / Aulus Persius Flaccus / Translated and Ullustrated By Barten Holyday D.D. And Late Arch-Deacon of Oxon

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Oxford, W. Downing for F.Oxlad Senio, J. Adamd, and F. Oxlad Juniorr: 1673

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016405


x + 341pp, circa 50 illustrations and adornments, 1 folding map, 3 other folding plates. Recent rebind into quarter-calf, gilt titling/lines to spine with blind-stamped decoration. Grey boards, a few minor marks. New endpapers, title page in red/black ink. A few marks to text throughout, small hole to title page of satyre I, overall a good copy of the first edition. View more info

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By-Gone Hours

By: Dering, Rev. Cholmeley Edward

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Ashford, Elliott and Son: 1842

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021813


73pp. contemporary blind-stamped boards, bound by Westleys & Clark, London. Gilt titling to front, some edge rubs/light bumps, a few marks, a little fading, general light ageing to contents, occasional mark, overall a Good copy. 'From the author' handwritten to front endpaper. View more info

Image for Gairloch In North-West Ross-shire. Its Records, Traditions, Inhabitants, and Natural History with a Guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree. And a Map and Illustrations

Gairloch In North-West Ross-shire. Its Records, Traditions, Inhabitants, and Natural History with a Guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree. And a Map and Illustrations

By: Dixon, John H

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Co-Operative Printing Company Limited: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R15229


xlviii + 435pp, folding coloured map at rear, index, 8 appendices, 5 tables, bibliography, 3 tissue guarded plates plus numerous other illustrations. Includes chapters by William Jolly FGS FRSE; The Rev. John McMurtrie MA; Professor W Ivison Macadam FCS FIC MMS etc.. Blue pictorial boards, light edge rubbing, owners bookplate to front pastedown, interesting inscription in pencil to verso of frontispiece. The owner of the book was an old school friend of the author, the i... View more info

Image for The Visitation of Berkshire, 1664-6

The Visitation of Berkshire, 1664-6

By: Elias Ashmole (Windsor Herald) for Sir Edward Bysshe (Clarenceux) / Edited By Walter C Metcalfe

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Exeter, William Pollard: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021079


iv + 126pp, notanda, index, pedigrees. Red boards, gilt spine titling, blind-stamped decoration to boards, a few marks to rear, slight bumping to edges, general foxing to contents, rough cut edges with a number of pages uncut. Overall a Good+ copy, no dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Publications of the Harleian Society Volume XII: The Visitation of the County of Warwick in the Year 1619. Taken By William Camden, Clavencieux King of Arms.

The Publications of the Harleian Society Volume XII: The Visitation of the County of Warwick in the Year 1619. Taken By William Camden, Clavencieux King of Arms.

By: Fetherston, John (Editor)

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, The Harleian Society: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021075


xx + 464pp, index, facsimile of signatures, corrigenda, illustrations, pedigrees. Mauve boards, gilt titling to spine and decoration to front board, colour fading to spine and adjacent edges otherwise light wear, general foxing, mainly to page edges, occasional annotation (mainly pencil), overall a Good tight copy, no dustwrapper. Invaluable reference for the genealogist and historian. Scarce. View more info

Image for Letters and Papers Relating to the First Dutch War 1652 - 1654. Six Volume Set  Plus Corrigenda

Letters and Papers Relating to the First Dutch War 1652 - 1654. Six Volume Set Plus Corrigenda

By: Gardiner, Samuel Rawson / Atkinson, CT (Editors)

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, The Navy Records Society: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018178


6 volume set plus corrigenda. xx +431pp; xvi + 388pp; xviii + 452 + 4pp; xiv + 396 + ivpp; xvi + 429pp; xiv + 379 + 7pp; 34pp. Folding map, tables. All volumes blue buckram over white buckram boards, gilt decoration to front panel. Boards grubby in places, some rubbing to edges, mainly to head/tail of spine of volume V, sunning to spine of volume VI; general browning/foxing to contents, a few marks, slight hinge weakening in places but overall a tight set. Occasional an... View more info

Image for What Was the Gunpowder Plot? The Traditional Story Tested By Original Evidence

What Was the Gunpowder Plot? The Traditional Story Tested By Original Evidence

By: Gerard, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Osgood, McIlvaine & Co: 1897

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 017685


xvi + 290pp, index, 24 illustrations. Maroon boards, gilt titling and decoration, light wear only, spine slightly dulled, owner's name to verso of front endpaper, generally light foxing, a little heavier to frontispiece tissue-guard, overall a very nice clean tight copy, without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Ye Auncient Citie of Durham in Ye Olden Tyme. Descriptive - Historical - Traditional

Ye Auncient Citie of Durham in Ye Olden Tyme. Descriptive - Historical - Traditional

By: Gradon, HT

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Durham, Thomas Caldcleugh: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019367


vi + 54pp + vi index at rear. Contemporary plain boards, some foxing mainly to endpapers and title page, 2 repairs to index pages, neatly done, some slight offsetting with very small loss, overall a Good tight copy, without dustwrapper. Scarce. View more info

Image for The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray, LL.B. With Some Account of His Life and Writings. The Whole Carefully Revised; and Illustrated By Notes, Original and Selected. To Which are Annexed, Poems Written By, Addressed to, or in Memory of Mr. Gray

The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray, LL.B. With Some Account of His Life and Writings. The Whole Carefully Revised; and Illustrated By Notes, Original and Selected. To Which are Annexed, Poems Written By, Addressed to, or in Memory of Mr. Gray

By: Gray, Thomas

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, J. Scatcherd: 1799

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: R14863


xvpp + 186pp + 2pp adverts at rear. Frontispiece plus 4 other plates. Recently rebound in 1/2 leather over marbled boards, blind-stamped decoration between 5 raised bands, gilt titling to red label in 1 partition, gilt date to spine base. New endpapers, marking to frontispiece, engraving unaffected, general light ageing to contents, overall a very nice copy, It is noted that the annexed poems 'several of which were never before collected'. View more info

Image for Old English Glasses. An Account of Glass Drinking Vessels in England, From Early Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century. With Introductory Notices, Original Documents, etc..

Old English Glasses. An Account of Glass Drinking Vessels in England, From Early Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century. With Introductory Notices, Original Documents, etc..

By: Hartshorne, Albert

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R14995


xxiii + 490pp, index, 11 appendices, 67 plates, 366 illustration in text. Large folio, half bound in patterned paper design over blue boards, slight edge rubbing, foxing mainly to endpapers, top edge gilt, uneven edges to fore- and bottom. Main plates tissue-guarded (some creasing). Contents tight. Massive volume in 26 chapters. View more info

Image for Workers Under the Ground or Mines and Mining from 'The Subterranean World'

Workers Under the Ground or Mines and Mining from 'The Subterranean World'

By: Hartwig, Dr. G.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021228


126pp, 29 illustrations, all edges gilt. Pictorial boards, illustration to front board, a few rubs, nick to spine head, slight twist to spine, contemporary owner's details to verso of front endpaper, some pencilled annotation, overall a Good copy. View more info

Image for Volcanoes and Earthquakes. A Popular Description of the Movements in the Earth's Crust  from 'The Subterranean World'

Volcanoes and Earthquakes. A Popular Description of the Movements in the Earth's Crust from 'The Subterranean World'

By: Hartwig, Dr. G.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021848


158pp + 2pp adverts at rear, 30 illustrations. Pictorial boards, all edges gilt, bookplate to front pastedown and signature to 1/2 title page, some foxing mainly to early pages, slight edge rubbing, bevelled boards. View more info

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Among Men and Horses

By: Hayes, M Horace Hayes

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1894

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Publisher

Seller ID: 016562


xv + 358pp + 8pp adverts at rear, index, 8 plates. Gilt on green boards, decoration to front board, slight marking to front board otherwise clean and bright. Top edge gilt, other edges gilt. General light foxing to contents and edges. Signed gift dedication from the publisher, T Fisher Unwin, to verso of front endpaper. Overall a very presentable copy. View more info

Image for The Poll for Member of Parliament for the Eastern Division of the County of Suffolk Taken 7th May 1859

The Poll for Member of Parliament for the Eastern Division of the County of Suffolk Taken 7th May 1859

By: Her Majesty's Government

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Ipswich, J Haddock: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019163


116pp, Complete voting record, including names of the electorate and their vote, covering Beccles, Framlingham, Halesworth, Ipswich (including the Borough), Lowestoft, Needham, Saxmundham, Stradbroke and Woodbridge. The 3 candidates were The Right Hon. Lord Henniker; Sir Fitz-Roy Kelly, Knight; Alexander Shaft Adair, Esq.. Very scarce and fragile book, paper wraps, creasing and some edge loss, strip of tape applied to reinforce covers, general ageing to contents, some cr... View more info

Image for With the Beduins: A Narrative of Journeys and Adventures in Unfrequented Parts of Syria

With the Beduins: A Narrative of Journeys and Adventures in Unfrequented Parts of Syria

By: Hill, Gray

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Publisher

Seller ID: 016564


320pp, errata sheet, map, 68 illustrations, some full page, appendices. Blue boards, gilt titling and decoration, excellent bright condition, general light foxing throughout. Non personalised gift dedication from the publisher to verso of front endpaper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for From Fag to Monitor or Fighting to the Front

From Fag to Monitor or Fighting to the Front

By: Home, Andrew

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1899

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 021682


346pp + 10pp adverts at rear, 10 illustrations. Pictorial boards, gilt on blue cloth, short tears to spine head, light edge rubbing, slight twist to spine, all edges gilt, foxing mainly to endpapers and adverts, a few marks, dated (1899) inscription to 1/2 title, faint inscription to front endpaper and name to verso, overall a Good tight copy. View more info

Image for Men and Manners: Or, Concentrated Wisdom BOUND WITH Maxims, and Moral Reflections

Men and Manners: Or, Concentrated Wisdom BOUND WITH Maxims, and Moral Reflections

By: Hunter, A / The Duke De La Rochefoucault

Price: £100.00

Publisher: York & London, Thomas Wilson & Son / Charles Whittingham: 1809

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: R15230


Men and Manners: 1809, 263pp, 1495 individual gems of wisdom, in this the fourth edition, much enlarged. Maxims, and Moral Reflections: 1802, a new translation, viii + 84pp, index, frontispiece, 528 separate maxims. Occasional pencilled anotation (ticks). The whole is encased in half-calf, recently rebacked with new spine label, marbled boards, some rubbing to edges and corners, original endpapers, marbled page edges, light foxing, overall a VG tight copy. An unusual boo... View more info

Image for Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts. Forming the Third Series of Sacred and Legendary Art

Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts. Forming the Third Series of Sacred and Legendary Art

By: Jameson, Mrs

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019569


lxvi + 370pp + 32pp adverts at rear. index, 152 woodcuts called for in text, 156 present. 29 full page drawings called for, 31 present. Contempoary blue boards, blind-stamped decoration with gilt decoration to front and gilt titling to spine. A few bumps and marks, spine is sunned (browned). Bookplate to front pastedown of Sir Robert Shafto-Adair. General foxing to contents, some light spotting throughout, a few marks to contents commensurate with age. Closed edge tear ... View more info

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Then and Now

By: John George Witt Q.C.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R15131


128pp. Original pale blue boards, browning to spine, boards rather grubby, bookplate of 'Wyatt Paine Esquire, Inner Temple' to front pastedown. Light foxing mainly to endpapers, contents otherwise clean and tight and VG. An extremely scarce copy of Witt's writing. View more info

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The Nation in the Parish or, Records of Upton-on-Severn; with a Supplementary Chapter on the Castle of Hanley

By: Lawson, Emily M / Lawson, Robert

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Houghton & Gunn: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020219


xv + 209pp + xli. Errata slip. 14 full page illustrations by Charles Cattermole and George R Clarke. Glossary of more than 800 local words and phrases by Robert Lawson at rear. Green pictorial boards, some edge rubs, general foxing to contents, a VG tight copy. Edition not stated but likely to be a first edition though it was published in different coloured boards. View more info

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The Nation in the Parish or, Records of Upton-on-Severn; with a Supplementary Chapter on the Castle of Hanley

By: Lawson, Emily M / Lawson, Robert

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Houghton & Gunn: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020220


xv + 209pp + xli. Errata slip. 14 full page illustrations by Charles Cattermole and George R Clarke. Glossary of more than 800 local words and phrases by Robert Lawson at rear. Brown pictorial boards, some edge rubs, a few marks, general foxing to contents, owner's label to front pastedown, front hinge slightly weak, a Good+ copy. Edition not stated but likely to be a first edition though it was published in different coloured boards. View more info

Image for Genuine Narratives and Concise Memoirs of Some of the Most Interesting Exploits and Singular Adventures of J M'Alpine, a Native Highlander, from the Time of His Emigration from Scotland to America, 1773

Genuine Narratives and Concise Memoirs of Some of the Most Interesting Exploits and Singular Adventures of J M'Alpine, a Native Highlander, from the Time of His Emigration from Scotland to America, 1773

By: M'Alpine, J

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Greenock, William Innes: 1883

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 015620


67pp, 4pp catalogue of Gaelic Books at rear as available April 1883. Burgundy boards, gilt titling with black decoration. Patterned endpapers, light foxing mainly to edges, overall a VG clean tight copy of this first reprint of the 1780 original. Scarce. View more info

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Traité De Grammaire Francoise

By: M. l'Abbé Regnier Desmarais (Secretaire Perpetuel De l'Académie Francoise)

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Jean-Baptiste Coignard: 1706

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016400


viii + 732pp. Includes a Table des Matieres at rear. Full leather, rebacked retaining original spine with new spine title label to same. Original boards, new endpapers by the Ipsley Bindery. Small owner's label to ffep, contemporary initials to verso of same. General light ageing, French text, a nice tight copy. View more info