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BRITISH RAILWAYS ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL NUMBER TWO

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oldham, Irwell Press: 1993

Seller ID: P771

Condition: Fine


92pp. Illustrated throughout View more info

ELLEN AND SARAH; Or The Samplers

By: Anon

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1856

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: GT142

Condition: V.g.


ND [c1856]. Frontis., 48p Bound in original mauve card covers. [rubbed and toned but complete]. Printed by W. Clownes and Sons. No inscriptions or marks. [no copy Copac; 2copies WorldCat] 14cms. View more info

GLIMPSES OF THE WONDERFUL Christmas Annual 1846

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Harvey and Darton: 1846

Seller ID: L213

Condition: V.g.


217pp. 28 full page plates. One or two plates loose but all present. Generally a little grubby but original green cloth binding with attractive gilt block decoration to the front board. Lacks front free end-paper. Includes 'A Glimpse at China'; The Falls of Niagara; The Earthquake at Lisbon; The Mandan Indians etc. etc. Plates foxed View more info

FAMOUS DISCOVERIES BY LAND AND SEA

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son Limited: 1907

Seller ID: K628

Condition: V.g.


ND [inscribed Xmas 1907]256pp, 16pp pub. cat. 4 black and white plates. Pictorial binding blocked in tan, white and blue. A little rubbed and slight sunning to the spine. View more info

THE WEEKLY REGISTER VOL 1 Nos 1-12 1849

By: Anon

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Chelsea, London, Thomas Booker: 1849

Seller ID: K359

Condition: V.g.


208pp. Plates [one incomplete]Interesting theological magazine of the middle of the nineteenth century reflecting the social and religious attitudes of the period. Original cloth in nice condition, light stain to first pages. View more info

THE SAILOR`S MAGAZINE AND NAVAL MISCELLANY Published under the Patronage of The Port of London and Bethel Union Society Vol VIII

By: Anon

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, W.Simpkin and R. Marshall: 1827

Seller ID: N237

Condition: V,g


viii,524pp. 12 monthly magazines bound in one volume.Worn original binding but internally sound View more info

BUILDERS OF GREAT SHIPS

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: CAMMELL LAIRD & COMPANY (SHIPBUILDERS ( ENGINEERS) LIMITED. BIRKENHEAD: 1959

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: N120

Condition: Fine


79 pp with 7 tail pieces and 49 b/w illustrations View more info

MARGARET, THE PEARL OF NAVARRE: A Narrative compiled from Authentic Sources

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Oliphant:

Seller ID: H509

Condition: Fine


ND [ school prize label dated 1883]202 [6 pub. cat.] pp, frontis. A lovely clean copy with green buckram binding, embossed in gilt block and black design. All edges gilt. No wear or fading. Corners trifle rubbed. View more info

The Beauties of England: or, a comprehensive View of the chief Villages, Market-Towns and Cities; Antiquities; Remains of Palaces; Monasteries; Camps; and Castles; the two Universities: London and Westminster...

By: Anon

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, Davis, L, and Reymere, C.: 1767

Seller ID: DU198

Condition: Fine


Folding map of England and Wales [fine], 17, 236, [4 pub. list] pp.' Divided into the respective counties, and intended as a travelling companion pointing out whatever is curious both in art and nature'. Original full-calf binding with raised bands [no label]. A nice tight copy of a scarce book in a slightly rubbed original binding. The preface advertisement refers to earlier editions and that this edition is improved and with a map added. A travellers guide. View more info

THE LIFE OF IZAAK WALTON

By: Anon

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, James Burns, 17 Portman Street: 1842

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa197

Condition: Fine


40pp. Frontis. engraving by Cleghorn and a portrait of Walton to the title-page. Tailpiece engraving vignette at the end. Green printed wrappers with a vignette engraving to the rear. Titles to the front cover enclosed within a single ruled border with corner decoration. 14x9cms. Extremely rare. No copy traced View more info

Pictorial Records of the English in Egypt from the Earliest Times to the Death of the Khalifa with a Full and Descriptive Life of General Gordon, the Hero of Kartoum, and Other World-Famous Heroes

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.,: 1900

Seller ID: V260

Condition: V.g.


ND [ British Library copy states 1900]. vi, 502, (ii ads)pp. Green cloth dec. with gilt and black illus. of Britannica with a lion. No fading but corners a trifle rubbed and binding a little loose. Colour frontis. portrait of Gordon and full colour title-page. Illustrated throughout with 120 wood engravings. A nice Victorian binding and a well illustrated book. View more info

KELVIN GROVE A Favorite Ballad Dedicated to the Duchess of Argyle

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, W&S Wybrow, 24 Rathbone Place: 1822

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: M1460

Condition: V.g.


2pp. W/M 1822. 2 leaves with facing score. Some staining. Engraved title to the head of the first page. 'By a General Officer of one of his Majesty's Scottish Regiments and dedicated to the Duchess of Argyle. The earliest printed version of this song that we can trace. 'Kelvin Grove' used the tune 'the shearing's no for you' and this version predates the version written by Thomas Lyle. The sentiment of this earlier version is the opposite of Lyles sentiment with the first line being 'Then Farewell to Kelvin Grove, bonnie laddie-o' and depicts the soldier leaving for foreign shores. Performed b... View more info

NEW YEAR'S EVE; or What Can I Do for the Poor

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Charles Gilpin, 5 Bishopsgate Without: 1845

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa115

Condition: V.g.


31pp. Yellow card covers with attractive marrble paper spine. Sewn binding. Dec. border enclosing the title-page on the front cover. A morality tale depicting the plight of the poor in Victorian England.Rare item. No copy found. View more info

THE ARABIAN YOUTH A New and True Story

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Thomas Groom, Islington Row: 1847

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa166

Condition: Fine


ND [1847?] 18pp. Only one second edition found in the WorldCat [BL]. A rare Christain tract bound in green card sewn wrappers and with a small oblong title block pasted to the front cover View more info

HINTS ON DAILY MEDITATION and Examination for Every Day of the Month with Short Prayers

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Bath, Binns & Goodwin: 1842

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: Pa210

Condition: Fine


nd [1842].148; [4 pub. cat.] pp. Fine Victorian cloth binding. Sold by Simpkin, Marshall and Co. etc London.Very scarce tract. By the author of 'Prayers for private use' View more info

THE LECTURES OF THE THREE DEGREES IN CRAFT MASONRY with the Various Sections Complete

By: Anon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, A. Lewis: 1960

Edition: privately printed

Seller ID: Pa248

Condition: V.g.


v, 184pp. Green cloth. No inscriptions. View more info

THE FOREST CROSSING Life In the Canadian Backwoods

By: Anon

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Manchester and Brighton, The Religious Tract Society: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa795

Condition: V.g.


ND [c1875] 128pp. Green dec. boards, gilt dec. spine and tile and with 'A Story of Canadian Life' as a sub-title to the cover. Illustrated witha frontis. and 3 woodcuit full-page plates plus engraved headers and footers. A scarce item with only otwo copies listed on Cpoac.16.5cms. The story of motherless Minnie who converted her father and a neighbour in the virgin outbacks of Canada.. Intact but shaken copy with cracked but sound hinges, View more info

A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF ELIZABETH FRY [Reprinted from the Norfolk News 25th Tenth Month 1843]

By: Anon

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Brighton, Arthur Wallis: 1845

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: GT143

Condition: V.g.


30pp. Original yellow printed wrappers [grubby and rubbed]. A scarce early Elizabeth booklet. Elizabeth was born in Norwich 1780 and died in Ramsgate 1845. This contemporary account of her life was first pub. in The Norfolk News in 1845 and pub. in Brighton as a booklet. Rare, no recorded copies found... View more info

THE WONDERS OF NATURE AND ART

By: Anon

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Darton and Co.: 1850

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TH295

Condition: Fine


16pp text inter-leaved with llithographic plates of natural phenomena, RARE No copy traced. Green dec. illus. covers with rear cover advert fot Darton's Pictorial Instruction for Young Children. The cover is very attractive with gilt dec. design enclosing areactanular ill. of four young children on a cart drwan by two prancing two Billy goats. A cat and a dog peer out of decoration at the top of the page. View more info

THE SCOTCH PORTMANTEAU OPENED AT YORK

By: Anon

Price: £800.00

Publisher: London, M. Thrush: 1761

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: GT279

Condition: V.g.


160pp The Scotch Portmaneau was a satire relating to the influence of Lord Bute [anon]; [Bound with] THE HISTORY OF THE PROCEEDINGS IN THE CASE OF MARGARET COMMONLY CALLED PEG ONLY SISTER OF JOHN BULL [by Adam Ferguson]. [iv],188pp. Printed for W. Owen, London 1761 1st edition. TWO RARE BOOKS bound in original half-calf binding with marbled boards. Adam Fergusson was known as Fergusson of Raith and a leading Scottish Philosopher of the Scottish Enlightenment. Two contents pages with 2 line errata footnote. With an armorial bookplate of 'The Right Honorable George Rose'.'Constant and True'. [R... View more info