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

By: Anderson, George ('Cyclos')

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1868

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021117

Condition: Good


vii + 71pp, 5 full page diagrams, 3 full page drawings, illustrations in text. Blind-stamped 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

Condition: Good


3 volumes of a weekly magazine, published every Wednesday. All volumes in matching 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 and tears and minor loss. One page requires edge trimming. Volumes I and II are VG, Volume III Good only. A very scarce and col... 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: £100.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020960

Condition: Good


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 to each page, rough cut fore- and bottom edges, general light ageing, small seller's label to rear pastedown. Contents Good... 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

Condition: Good


17 numbered pages, printed on one side only, including frontispiece. Hand coloured illustrations throughout, featuring see-saws 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 British Library records) 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 & Administrators; 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 & Administrators; 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

Condition: Good


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

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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

Condition: Good


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 inch 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 Library). View more info

Image for The Estate and House Agents' Complete Assistant. Dedicated to the Nobility, Gentry, and Other Landed Proprietors, Also to Estate Agents, Land Surveyors, Upholsterers, House Agents, Architects, Cabinet Makers, Land Agents, Surveyors, Appraisers, Etc Etc

The Estate and House Agents' Complete Assistant. Dedicated to the Nobility, Gentry, and Other Landed Proprietors, Also to Estate Agents, Land Surveyors, Upholsterers, House Agents, Architects, Cabinet Makers, Land Agents, Surveyors, Appraisers, Etc Etc

By: Anon

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, Printed for The Proprietors By Richard Watts: 1824

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030119

Condition: Good+


xiii + 476pp, 2 drawings, 2 colour plates, as called for. Full calf binding, 5 raised bands, gilt decoration within, title label, gilt lining to boards. Spine dulled, small split on 1 edge to spine head, bumping to corners, numerous rubs and marks, general foxing to contents, owner's details (Westminster address) to front pastedown, binding tight, overall a Good+ copy.. View more info

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The Manchester Manual No.1. Oct 1850.

By: Anon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Manchester, Richards & Co: 1850

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030344

Condition: Good


The Manchester Manual No.1: Containing official intelligence of the home and foreign Post Offices, Railway Time Tables, under the authority of the London & North Western, Lancashire & Yorkshire and East Lancashire Railway companies; arrivals and departures of the omnibuses and packets; lists of the Banks, leading hotels, best and most frequented houses of business in Manchester; calendar, time table and other useful information. 64pp, adverts, timetables etc.. Original softback publication has been bound with plain untitled khaki soft covers, retaining original covers. These are marked with so... View more info

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Dick and His Dog

By: Anon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister:

Seller ID: 030627

Condition: Good


12pp plus card covers. Shaped pages, chromolithographic illustrations, selection of children's verses. Small losses to covers, edge creasing/short tears, boards are fragile but still attached, some paper loss to spine. Undated, probably circa 1880. Overall a Good copy. Undated, edition unknown. View more info

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Six Months in the West Indies, in 1825

By: Anonymous (Coleridge, Henry Nelson)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022369a

Condition: Good+


332pp, not illustrated. Half bound in calf over marbled boards, some edge rubbing, bookplate of Marmion Edw'd Ferrers, Baddesley Clinton, to front pastedown, general light ageing, overall a Good+ copy. Published anonymously, it was written by HN Coleridge (ref British Library). View more info

Image for Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers. A Series of Excursions By Members of the Alpine Club. Fifth Edition.

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers. A Series of Excursions By Members of the Alpine Club. Fifth Edition.

By: Ball, John (Editor)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts: 1860

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 022594

Condition: Very Good


xv + 328pp, appendix, drawings, 8 folding maps. Rebound in modern purple cloth, blind-stamped lining, gilt decoration panel from original board, pasted to front board. Top edge of pages purple, new toned endpapers, general ageing to contents, a few edge creases but overall a VG copy. 5th edition. View more info

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The Blazon of Episcopacy

By: Bedford, Rev. WK Riland

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, John Russell Smith: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019177

Condition: Good


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, Lichfield and Coventry, Lincoln, Llandaff, London, Norwich, Oxford, Peterborough, Rochester, Salisbury, Westminster, Winchester, Wor... 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: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Tyler: 1870

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 017982

Condition: Good


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 A System of Naval Tactics; Combining the Established Theory With General Practice, and Particularly With the Present Practice of the British Navy.

A System of Naval Tactics; Combining the Established Theory With General Practice, and Particularly With the Present Practice of the British Navy.

By: Bigot de Morogues, Sébastien François

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Printed for David Steel, at His Navigation Warehouse, Little Tower Hill: 1797

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030341

Condition: Good


188pp, illustrated by colour figures, distinguishing the different columns or squadrons in every evolution. Rebound with new leather backstrip and new gilt on red spine title label, 5 raised bands, original boards retained. Some edge rubbing/loss to boards. General foxing throughout, portrait frontispiece has repair to 1 corner, slightly affecting illustration. A few minor edge tears, longer tear to pages 183/4 with minor loss. Pages 3/4 are missing and appear to have been so when rebound, otherwise contents complete. Fascinating study of a key time in naval history. Extremely scarce, only fou... 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: £40.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016555

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Image for The Dictionary of Dainty Breakfasts

The Dictionary of Dainty Breakfasts

By: Browne, Phyllis / with a Tabular Introduction By a Mere Man

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022495

Condition: Good


xii + 139pp + 8pp adverts at rear, index, recipes, not illustrated. Green boards, black titling, marks mainly to front board, 3.5cm section of rear backstrip hinge fraying slightly, general browning to contents which are tight. Overall a Good copy of a very scarce title. View more info

Image for Historic Warwickshire

Historic Warwickshire

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

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birmingham, The Midland Educational Company Limited: 1893

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 020891

Condition: Very Good


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: £95.00

Publisher: London, The Harleian Society: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020954

Condition: Good


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 spine is dulled. Previous owners name to front endpaper, a few marks, light foxing only, 2 pages uncut, overall a Good tight ... 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: £150.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016557

Condition: Very Good


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. Kohler with kind regards from WH Chesson 29 November 1899'. A very handsome 2 volume set. WH Chesson worked as a reader for T Fi... 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: £25.00

Publisher: Zurich, Friedrich Schulthess: 1879

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: R15102

Condition: Good+


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. German text. 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: £125.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R14893

Condition: Good


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 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

Condition: Good


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 frontispiece, a few marks commensurate with age, occasional short edge tear, edge loss to frontispiece, 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: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017553

Condition: Good+


511pp, index, errata 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

Condition: Good+


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-personalised) 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), overall a Good+ copy. Scarce. 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: £35.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1807

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019695

Condition: Good


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 frontispiece, 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: £20.00

Publisher: London, Printed By T Blower: 1864

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 015376

Condition: Very Good


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, localised foxing to early pages (from a leaf now removed?), otherwise contents clean and tight. Scarce. View more info

Image for Christian Missions in the East and West, in Connection with the Baptist Missionary Society. 1792 - 1872

Christian Missions in the East and West, in Connection with the Baptist Missionary Society. 1792 - 1872

By: E.B.U.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Yates & Alexander: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022361

Condition: Very Good


144pp, appendix, 2 folding coloured maps. Brown bevelled boards, blind-stamped lining, gilt titling and decoration, a few edge rubs only, 1874 gift inscription to verso of front endpaper, light ageing only, a VG copy, no dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Old Constitutions Belonging to the Ancient and Honourable Society of Free and Accepted Masons of England and Ireland. Four Reprints of the First Editions Published in London, 1722, 1723, MS. 1726, Dublin, 1730

The Old Constitutions Belonging to the Ancient and Honourable Society of Free and Accepted Masons of England and Ireland. Four Reprints of the First Editions Published in London, 1722, 1723, MS. 1726, Dublin, 1730

By: Edited By the Rev. John Edmund Cox, D.D., F.S.A.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Bro. Richard Spencer: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022420

Condition: Good


2 frontispieces reproduced in facsimile by the Woodbury process, and facsimile woodcuts. xliii + 26pp + 93pp + 24pp + 82pp +17pp. Index. Blue boards, slight fading to spines, rubs/minor loss to spine head/tail, top edge of pages gilt, general foxing, fore- and bottom edges rough cut, overall a Good copy. 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

Condition: Good+


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 Notes on the Domesday Survey of the Land Between Ribble and Mersey (Reprinted from the 'Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society Volume XVI)

Notes on the Domesday Survey of the Land Between Ribble and Mersey (Reprinted from the 'Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society Volume XVI)

By: Farrer, William

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Manchester, Richard Gill: 1899

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022710

Condition: Good


38pp, 7 folding charts, 1 folding coloured map. Thick card boards, stamp to front, a few rubs/marks, 'Manchester Central Library, Special Collections, Footpaths Preservation Society' plate to front pastedown, remains of card pocket thereunder, no other library evidence, split to 1 fold and edge tear to map, some edge creasing/minor tears to charts, light ageing, overall a Good tight copy. Scarce, 2 copies only on COPAC. 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: £125.00

Publisher: London, The Harleian Society: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021075

Condition: Good


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 Inscriptionum Antiquarum Sylloge in Duas Partes Distributa. Quarum Prior Inscriptiones Ethnicas Singulares & Rariores Penè Omnes Continet, Quæ Vel Gruteri Corpore, Reynesii Syntagmate, Sponii Miscellaneis, Aliisque Ejusdem Argumenti Libris Reperiuntur

Inscriptionum Antiquarum Sylloge in Duas Partes Distributa. Quarum Prior Inscriptiones Ethnicas Singulares & Rariores Penè Omnes Continet, Quæ Vel Gruteri Corpore, Reynesii Syntagmate, Sponii Miscellaneis, Aliisque Ejusdem Argumenti Libris Reperiuntur

By: Fleetwood, William (Bishop of Ely)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Impensis Guil..Graves: 1691

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022598

Condition: Good


xiv + 536pp + 12pp index. Full leather, binding secure but some wear to boards, some cracking to hinges, loss to lower front corner. Blind-stamped decoration to boards, no title label, but indented lettering in one compartment. Bookplate to front pastedown has the motto 'Clariores E Teneris', possible from the Puleston family. Title page in red/black, general text in black and in Latin and Greek. Marks and ageing commensurate with age, overall a Good tight copy. The first major work by Fleetwood, discussing Christian and Pagan inscriptions (COPAC). 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: £150.00

Publisher: London, The Navy Records Society: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018178

Condition: Good+


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 annotation, mainly pencil, to rear endpaper of volume 1 plus occasionally to text, and occasionally in red pencil. Overall a Go... 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

Condition: Good


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 'Black Watch' or Forty-Second Highlanders

The 'Black Watch' or Forty-Second Highlanders

By: Grant, James

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030582

Condition: Good


391pp + 4pp adverts at rear. Quarter-bound in red buckram on black boards, gilt titling to spine. Buckram lifting in a few places, general marks, spine dulled, slight twist to spine, a few bumps/rubs. Top edge of pages gilt, small area of staining to upper inner hinge area of front pastedown/endpaper and slightly to early pages, foxing mainly to edges and early pages, 4 pages uncut at rear, binding is tight, overall a Good copy of a scarce title. 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: £50.00

Publisher: London, J. Scatcherd: 1799

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: R14863

Condition: Very Good


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 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Image for Among Men and Horses

Among Men and Horses

By: Hayes, M Horace

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1894

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Publisher

Seller ID: 016562

Condition: Nr VG


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: £60.00

Publisher: Ipswich, J Haddock: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019163

Condition: Good


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 creasing to page corners, overall a Good copy of a very scarce publication. Of great interest to genealogists. 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: £120.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Publisher

Seller ID: 016564

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

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Then and Now

By: John George Witt Q.C.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R15131

Condition: Good


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

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

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: £40.00

Publisher: London, Houghton & Gunn: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020219

Condition: Good+


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

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

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: £45.00

Publisher: London, Houghton & Gunn: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020220

Condition: Very Good


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 Pauper Children: Their Education and Training: A Complete Handbook to the Law Relating to Pauper Children as Comprised in the Several Acts of Parliament Relating Thereto, & the Orders, &c., of the Poor Law Commissioners, the Poor Law Board,....

Pauper Children: Their Education and Training: A Complete Handbook to the Law Relating to Pauper Children as Comprised in the Several Acts of Parliament Relating Thereto, & the Orders, &c., of the Poor Law Commissioners, the Poor Law Board,....

By: Leach, RA

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hadden, Best & Co: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022629

Condition: Near Very Good


xi + 352pp, addendum, index, appendix. Blue boards, blind-stamped lining, gilt titling, adverts to endpapers, front hinge showing but quite secure, general light foxing mainly to edges, 'Lichfield Union' stamp to front free endpaper, overall a near VG copy. Scarce. View more info

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Heroes of Science: Mechanicians

By: Lewis, TC

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, SPCK: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022595

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 340pp, not illustrated. Full brown leather binding, 5 raised bands to spine, gilt decoration and lining, gilt motto 'Palmam Qui Mervit Ferat' to front board. Spine dulled, light edge rubbing. Marbled page edges, presentation bookplate to front pastedown, from Amersham Hall School, dated 1891. General light foxing, a VG copy . Biographies of James Watt, George Stephenson, Sir Richard Arkwright, Samuel Crompton, Henry Maudsley, Joseph Clement, James Nasmyth, Sir Joseph Whitworth and Charles Babbage, plus a chapter on the first steam engine. 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: £50.00

Publisher: Greenock, William Innes: 1883

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 015620

Condition: Very Good


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 La Grammaire Francoise

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

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Jean-Baptiste Coignard: 1706

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016400

Condition: Good


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 front free endpaper, contemporary initials to verso of same. General light ageing, French text, a nice tight copy. View more info