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JOHN'S UNCLE (a thoughtful old gentleman) thinks it time to say a word, or, 1. How to conquer England! 2. How to defend England! 3. How to thrash the Prussians!.

By: 'John's Uncle'

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, John Camden Hotten: 1871

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa122

Condition: V.g.


32pp Original printed blue paper wrappers. Dated February 3rd 1871 at the end. A political tract on how to defend England [Franco-Prissian conflict]. Priced sixpence. No other copy of the first edition can be traced. Two 3rd edition recorded in WorldCat. [both 1871] View more info

DISEASES OF CULTIVATED PLANTS 1957-1968

By: 'Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationary Office: 1972

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C601

Condition: V.g.


x, 322pp, octavo, d.j, original blue cloth, gilt, d.j. a little grubby. Report on diseases of cultivated plants in England and Wales for the years 1957- 1968. View more info

THE COMIC HISTORY OF ENGLAND 2 volumes

By: A'Beckett, Gilbert

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.Ld: 1900

Seller ID: L244

Condition: Fine


ND [circa 1900] 2 volumes. xviii, 432; xiv, 416pp. 20 hand-coloured steel engraving and over 2000 wood-cut illustrations by John Leech. Printed by Bradbury, Agnew and Co, London and Tonbridge. Quarter bound in dark blue with buff boards, gilt lettering to spine. Gilt and blue illustration on front board. Plain bookplate of Francis, Earl of Stafford 1902 present in both volumes. Very nice sound and unfaded set. Trifle foxing. View more info

WEST-COUNTRY STORIES

By: A.L.Rowse,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1946

Edition: 1st reprint

Seller ID: A286

Condition: V.g.


222 pp., green cloth. View more info

THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND Volume the twenty-fourth

By: Agricultral Journal

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1863

Seller ID: K460

Condition: Fine


lxxiv, [2], viii, 673pp. One large folding table of manure effects on grassland. Original black polished half-calf with finely decorated gilt decoration to the spine with raised bands. Extremities a trifle rubbed otheriwse a very attractive and sound example View more info

THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND Volume the Second 1841

By: Agricultral Journal

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1841

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Pa752

Condition: Fine


cxxviii, 422pp. 6 plates. Extremities a trifle rubbed otherwise an attractive and sound example. Pub. half-calf binding with marbled boards [small loss]. Gilt stamped titles and compartmnets to the spine. 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

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 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

AMONG THE BYWAYS OF SUFFOLK

By: Anon,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: The Suffolk Congretional Union, Incorporated,:

Seller ID: C910

Condition: V.g.


first edition, 8pp, b&w illustrations throughout, original brown paper, v.g. staples rusted. View more info

THIS ENGLAND

By: Anon.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Burton-on-Trent, Worthington and Co. Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AB197

Condition: Fine


45pp, Vol. 2 only. Each page has a full page black and white photograph. End pages have slight foxing. Front cover corners a little curled[needs pressing]. Dark blue wrappers, gilt. View more info

JULES RIMET WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ENGLAND 1966 JULY 11-30

By: Anon.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Football Association: 1966

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: E455

Condition: Fine


64pp. The Official Programme for the 1966 World Cup showing all the venues and the teams. Staples a trifle rusty otherwise fine. The teams selection and match results have not been filled in View more info

BLACK'S GUIDE TO THE DUCHY OF CORNWALL

By: Anon.,

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh: 1877

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: B874

Condition: V.g.


vi, 275-397pp, 104pp catalogue 'Black's Guide Book Advertiser 1878', folding map and illustrations, orig. dark green cloth, gilt block decoration front board depicting map of Cornwall, front internal hinge split, a little loose otherwise a nice copy. Cloth unfaded but a trifle Pages run from 275-391as presumably Dorset, Devon and Cornwall were issued as a single volume as well. Map end- papers. View more info

LOOE AND SOUTH CORNWALL

By: Anon.,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd.:

Edition: 13th edition

Seller ID: A646

Condition: Fine


168pp., 6 folding maps, plans and numerous illustrations, 12mo., original decorative red boards View more info

WILDFOWL IN GREAT BRITAIN A Survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland and Wales

By: Atkinson-Willes, G.L.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1963

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Y250

Condition: Fine


368pp. Orange hardback in fine condition with a soiled d.j. No inscriptions or marks. The d.j. has protected the book and the cloth is like new. Monograph of the Nature Conservancy Number Three. Illustrated by Peter Scott with 14 full page colour plates. 28 photographs, 5 txt figures and numerous maps. A lovely copy. View more info

South East England by Train

By: Atterbury, Paul

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, The Automobile Association: 1991

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: T071

ISBN: 0749502428

Condition: Fine


120pp, Maps and photos throughout. View more info

MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES Showing Railways, Roads, and Distances [2 Folding sheets]

By: Bacon, G. W.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, G.W. Bacon: 1920

Seller ID: Map725

Condition: V.g.


ND.[c1920]. The Map Publishing Company, Oxford Priced 7/6. Each map 39 x 25 inches cloth backed and disected into 9 sections folding down Attractive inset plan of London, "Main Roads out of London", and a distance table. Copyright K2474. The Ministry of Transport is mentioned in the 'explanation' in the title and this was formed after the first world war in 1919. No split but a little grubby to the reverse. The plain maroon cloth case is worn and split to the spine. A large and attractive pair of folding maps View more info

BACON'S MOTORING AND CYCLING ROAD MAP LONDON and SOUTH-EAST DISTRICT

By: Bacon, G.W.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd.: 1905

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: TS193

Condition: V.g.


ND c1905. Large colour folding map laid on 'flexible linen'. "New 'half-inch' cycling and motoring maps of England and Wales. London and South-East England ". one of eleven sheets for the whole of England and Wales 90x71 cms. Place index booklet tipped-in. The Lewisham corner of London across to the the Channel and Thames estuary. View more info

GREAT ROMANTIC RUINS of England and Wales

By: Bailey, Brian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1984

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: V184

ISBN: 0517551519

Condition: Fine


256pp. Photographs throughout by Rita Bailey. Colour photographic d.j. [trifle rubbed]. A trifle musty View more info

Churchyards of England and Wales

By: Bailey, Brian J.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Limited: 1987

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: R394

ISBN: 0709029489

Condition: Fine


240pp. 100+ photos. No wear, marks or clipping. A trifle rubbed. View more info