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THE CHANGELING

By: Ali, Hassan [Ranjee G Shahani]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Joseph: 1933

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: W044

Condition: Fine


267pp. Bright orange cloth binding in unfaed and unworn state. End-papers foxed otherwise a nice copy of a scarce book. Ranjee Shahani was born in 1904 and travelled to Britain some time in the mid-1920s. He had a D.Litt from Paris and his first wife, Suzanne, was from Normandy, France. His second wife was Leticia V. Ramos from the Philippines. He died in 1968. Neat gift inscription dated 1943. View more info

ANNO REGNI GEORGII III AN ACT

By: Americana]

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: London, Charles Eyre and William Strahan: 1776

Edition: Original Issue First Printing

Seller ID: M1486

Condition: Fine


'PROHIBITORY ACT' 215-244pp; Cap.V 1776. AN IMPORTANT ACT IN THE STORY OF AMERICA AND THE REVOLUTION. A fine example with clean fresh paper, wide margins and a strong dark type impression. "It throws thirteen colonies out of the royal protection, levels all distinctions, and makes us independent in spite of our supplications and entreaties... It may be fortunate that the act of independency should come from the British Parliament rather than the American Congress" [John Adams] 'Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, and Hiberniae, Vicesimo. Decimo Secto. At the Parliament begun and ho... View more info

NORTHERN FRANCE- FROM BELGIUM AND THE ENGLISH CHANNEL TO THE LOIRE EXCLUDING PARIS AND ITS ENVIRONS,

By: Baedeker, Karl,

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Karl Baedeker, Publisher, Leipzig, T. Fisher Unwin: 1909

Seller ID: C175

Condition: V.g.


fifth edition, xxxvi, 454pp, 16 maps and 55 plans., sm. 8vo, orig. red cloth, gilt, v.g. condition except frontis. map torn and loose, spine a little rubbed. First published in 1889. View more info

A COMPLETE AND UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

By: Barclay, Rev. James

Price: £285.00

Publisher: Bungay, Brightly & Childs: 1812

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: W688

Condition: V.g.


Inc. 21 Hand Coloured Maps. Ist Bungay Edition..xxxiii, 928pp; A COLLECTION OF THE PRINCIPAL FLAGS OF ALL NATIONS IN THE WORLD [1813] 1 plate with a sailor holding the British Standard aloft a fortress and 15 plates of flags, all hand-coloured. Including the time table of ancient and modern history, plus the full "An Atlas of the Principal Places in the World. Bound with original HAND COLOUR MAPS 1.Folding dble/page Map of the World with two hemispheres dated 1807 2. Africa 1806. 3. North America 18[06]. 4.South America 1806. 5. Asia1806. 6. England and Wales 1807. 7. Europe. 8. France 18... View more info

A COMPLETE AND UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY 22 Maps

By: Barclay, Revd. James

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Bungay, Brightly & Childs: 1812

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: Le538

Condition: V.g.


xxxiii, 929;30pp Flags. Original full calf now with detached boards. 22 hand-coloured maps by Barlow [this issue is earlier than the Thomas Moule map editons]. Double hemisphere folding map at front; Africa; North America; South America; Asia; Europe; England & Wales; France; Germany; West Indies [folding]; Ireland; Italy; Netherlands; Russia [folding]; The Seven United Provinces (Dutch possession); Poland; Spain and Portugal; Scotland; Turkey; Switzerland; Sweden; Denmark & Norway. All 22 maps nicely hand-coloured. Plus 16 hand-coloured flags as a supplement at the rear. Numerous prints inclu... View more info

THE FLORA OF THE ALPS; being a description of all the species of flowering plants

By: Bennett, Alfred W.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Q348

Condition: V.g.


xxii, 167pp. 58 full-page coloured paltes. VOLUME ONE ONLY [of two]. Original green buckram with an attractive gilt block decoration to the front board, No fading or wear. A lovely volume one with attractive plates. Please email for photos. THE FLORA OF THE ALPS; being a description of all the species of flowering plants indigenous to Switzerland; and of the alpine species of the adjacent mountain districts of France, Italy, and Austria including the Pyrenees [Vol. One only] THE FLORA OF THE ALPS; being a description of all the species of flowering plants indigenous to Switzerland; and of the ... View more info

LACE-MAKING WITH CROCHET HOOK AND KNITTING NEEDLES

By: Cartier-Bresson, Thiriez

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Lille Paris, Thiriez & Cartier-Bresson:

Seller ID: J393

Condition: Fine


48pp, Printed in France with an English text. ND but 1950's [?] View more info

BOUQUET DE FRANCE: an epicurean tour of the French provinces

By: Chamberlain, Samuel

Price: £55.00

Publisher: New York and London, Gourmet/Hamish Hamilton: 1960

Edition: sixth printing

Seller ID: Le170

Condition: Fine


Recipes translated from the French and adapted by Narcissa Chamberlain. Illustrated and designed by the author. lii,619pp. Illus. end-papers.Illustrated throughout by the author. White cloth, with gilt, red and blue dec. to the board and spine. No inscriptions, fading or wear. Samuel Chamberlain (1895-1975). Printed in the USA View more info

THE SONGSTER'S CABINET Or Britain's Glory: Being a Collection of Twenty-Five Choice Songs

By: Chapbook

Price: £850.00

Publisher: Nottingham, Burbage and Stretton: 1794

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: Pa548

Condition: V.g.


8pp. UNRECORDED Chapbook with full-title page and 7 pages of lyrics [with no music]. Sewn sheets. Block embellished wood-cut above the publisher's imprint.. Containing 'Come ye lads who wish to shine'; Smile, Smile Britannia Smile; How Little do the landmen know; Long Had the French Navy; Come my boys, we've beat the foe; Now away my brave boys; Ye true honest Britons; The Lillies of France; How stands the glass around; The Thund'ring Drums do Beat; In Glory we're told; The Soldiers tired of wars alarms; Hail England, Old England; On Old England's blest shore; Down by a crystal river clear; So... View more info

Music, Men and Manners in France and Italy

By: Charles Burney

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Eulenburg Books: 1974

Edition: re-issue

Seller ID: R571

ISBN: 0903873036

Condition: Fine


245pp. Colour illus. card covers. Originally pub. by The Folio Society View more info

THE WONDERS OF NATURE AND ART Volume One Only.;

By: Cobbett, C.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Reading, C. Cobbett and C. Micklewright: 1750

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa480

Condition: V.g.


..being an account of whatever is most curious and remarkable throughout the World...vi, contents [xii], 406pp. only 4 double-page folding plates present. All foling in fine condition. 1. View of Blenheim Palace, 2. Palace Gardens Herrenhausen, Hanover. 3.The Escurial Palace, Spain. 4. The West End of St. Peters Rome. This first volume covers Great Britain and Ireland; France, Spain and Portugal, Italy, Germany and Switzerland. [Four volumes made up the complete set this being Volume One only. Later cloth binding. 17.5 x 10.5 cms. A second edition of six volumes was published in 1768] View more info

THE SHELL PILOT TO THE ENGLISH CHANNEL: Harbours in Northern France

By: Coote, J. O. (John O.); Coles, K. Adlard (Kaines Adlard)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1987

Edition: 1st revised edition

Seller ID: Y171

ISBN: 057114988X

Condition: Fine


266pp. Laminated boards. A nice copy THE SHELL PILOT TO THE ENGLISH CHANNEL: Harbours in Northern France and the Channel Islands, Dunkerque to Brest. [Vol. 2] View more info

THE HISTORY OF FRANCE

By: Corner, Julia

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Dean and Munday: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: GT199

Condition: V.g.


ND [c1840. viii, 9-178pp. Frontis, 2 full-page plates including 'Napolean Expedition Acroos The Alps'. Folding map of France [[closed tear]. A children introduction to the history of France. Scarce first ediiton. Attractive embossed ribbed cloth boards, gilt. Gitl rules and titles to the spine EEmbossed title to the cover' The Historical Library by Miss Corner' View more info

BURGANDY AND MORVAN

By: Crowdy, W.M.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Christophers, 12 Berners Street: 1925

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: E112

Condition: Fine


200pp, XII illustrations each full-page with a tissue guard. Printed on quality paper. Very small ex-libris mark at foot of spine. T.e.g. View more info

OFF BEATEN TRACKS IN BRITTANY

By: Davies, Emil

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Stephen Swift & Co Ltd: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS319

Condition: V.g.


248, 8pp [pub. cat.] Frontis and 11 full-page photographs. Publishers green cloth, black titles. Trifle mottled to the boards but a clean and unworn spine. A nice tight copy with a clean text block. The opening end-papers and titles have a trifle foxing. Uncut fore-edges. A scarce pre-war travelogue of Brittany. View more info

A NEW VOYAGE TO THE LEVANT

By: Du Mont, Sieur

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, printed by T.H. for M. Gillyflower, in Westminster-Hall, T. Goodwin, at the Queen's-Head, and M. Wotton, at the Three Daggers in Fleetstreet, J. Walthoe, under the Cloisters in the Middle-Temple, and R. Parker, at the Unicorn under the Royal Exchange: 1696

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS336

Condition: V.g.


: Containing an Account of the Most Remarkable Curiosities in German, France, Italy, Malta, and Turkey; With Historical Observations relating to the Present and Ancient State of Those Counties.....Frontis, [30], 416 p.; 7 folding plates. Original full calf worn with the front board detached. A translation of: 'Nouveau voyage du Levant'. The title-page has a double-rule border. The folded plates face pages 6, 96, 169, 276, 284, 309 and 335. Wing D2526 View more info

HISTORY DE FRANCE

By: Duruy, Victor

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Paris, Libraire Hachette: 1888

Edition: Nouvelle edition

Seller ID: K130

Condition: V.g.


xxiv, 767pp, illustrated View more info

Empsons' War: A Collection of Letters

By: Empson, C.C.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Bishop Auckland, The Pentland Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TH116

ISBN: 1858212596

Condition: Fine


177pp. Illustrated throught with photos. A collection of letters [1910-1921] sent home by three brothers to their parents in Yorkshire front the front in France. View more info

THE KING'S WARRANT: A Story of Old and New France

By: Engelbach, Alfred H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1883

Seller ID: TT201

Condition: V.g.


ND [inscribed 1890]. 251, [iv pub. cat. dated 1.1.83]]pp. Frontis. plate plus 2 others. Aractive head and tail decorations to the chapters. Lacks rear free end-paper. Brown dec. cloth, gilt. An attractive binding with clean contents. View more info

A VIEW OF THE CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE PRESENT WAR WITH FRANCE

By: Erskine, The Honorable Thomas

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, J. Debrett, Piccadilly: 1797

Edition: Twenty-first edition

Seller ID: Pa581

Condition: Fine


[ii half-title], 138, [ii pub. cat.] pp. Dis-bound copy from a nonce volume. Lacking covers. 21cms. View more info