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LIFE OF FIELD MARSHALL, HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON 2 Volumes

By: Alexander, Sir James Edw. [ed]

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn, Publisher: 1840

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Le371

Condition: V.g.


2 volumes et [1840/1840]. xiv, [i, plate list],491pp: vi,[i, plate list], 576. Large folding of Spain and Portugal by Sidney Hall [some splits] all plates present [some foxed] as called for including complete folding plates. Page 173/4 has a tear with some loss. Original red cloth with blind-stamped decoration and ruled borders. Raised compartment rules, gilt titles. Both volumes in the original cloth in an unrestored state with some loss, split joints and sunned cloth. Frrontis. portraits of Wellington [heavily foxed] and George IVth. View more info

THE MINSTREL with thirty-three designs by Birket Foster engraved by the Brothers Dalziel.

By: Beattie, James

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Co.: 1858

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Q427

Condition: V.g.


vi, 90 [ii]pp. Armorial bookplate of Martha Hornby with neat inscription dated Jan 5th 1859. Binders ticket, Bone & Son, London at rear. Heavily decorated binding with gilt and black decoration over green cloth. Please email for photos. Some foxing and small loss at head and foot of spine. View more info

Instrvctions for a right comforting afflicted conciences [sic]: with speciall antidotes against some grievous temptations : Delivered for the most part in the lecture at Kettering in Northamptonshire [BOUND WITH THREE OTHER TRACT PAMPHLETS BY OR ABOUT BOL

By: Bolton, Robert

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: London, Th. Weaver: 1640

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: GT020

Condition: V.g.


4 rare tracts bound in a single original full calf binding. INSTRUCTIONS FOR A RIGHT COMFORTING AFFLICTED CONCIENCES: with speciall antidotes against some grievous temptations : Delivered for the most part in the lecture at Kettering in Northamptonshire 3rd edition 1640 595pp, [i pp blank], [iv pp]table....[Bound with] ;MR BOLTON'S LAST AND LEARNED WORKE of the Foure last Things, Death, Judgement, Hell, and Heaven. With his Assise-Sermons, and Notes on Justice Nicolls his Funerall. Together with the Life and Death of the Authour. Published by E.B. And re-viewed, with Marginall Notes, and an Al... View more info

Browns Manual of Modern Farriery a Practical and Popular Treatise

By: Brown, Thomas

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, George Virtue, Ivy Lane:

Seller ID: F058

Condition: V.g., Soiled


920pp, 18 steel engraved plates. plus frontis. and engraved title-page. ND The game laws at the end refer to 1847. Soiled copy with a tired, worn but complete binding. A good reading copy of the book. Plates soiled and a little worn in places. Section VI [en-titled OF FIELD SPORTS GENERALLY] is interesting with instructions in Racing, hunting, coursing, shooting, fishing and field-sports generally. Half-title page reads ;- A manual of modern farriery embracing the cure of diseases incidental to horses, cattle, sheep, swine and dogs ; with instructions in racing, hunting, coursing, shooting, f... View more info

THE OXFORD HISTORY OF ENGLAND 16 VOLUMES

By: CLARK, Sir George

Price: £325.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1985

Seller ID: Le244

ISBN: 0198217196

Condition: Fine


16 Volumes complete.[pub 1985-1986]. A continuous history of England from the Roman period to the twentieth century. All with the original binding and d.j.'s. No clipping, inscriptions, wear or marks. A trifle fading to spines but only minor lightening of the titles.. Complete set of the Oxford History of England. Vol. 1a. Roman Britain, Vol 1b The English Settlements, R.G. Collingwood & J.N.L. Myers. Vol. II. Anglo-Saxon England, Sir Frank Stenton. Vol. III. From Domesday Book to Magna Carta 1087-1216, Austin L. Poole. Vol. IV. The Thirteenth Century 1216-1307, Sir Maurice Powicke. Vol. V. Th... View more info

KING GEORGE VI,

By: Darbyshire, Taylor,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1937

Edition: sixth Impression

Seller ID: D003

Condition: V.g.


255pp, 31 b&w illustrations, original blue, gilt lettering. 'An intimate and authoritive life of His Majesty the King, by one who has had special facilities, published with the approval of His Majesty before his accesion and brought up to 1937.' View more info

MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK

By: Dickens, Charles.

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: G127

Condition: Fine


MDCCCXL [1840] - MDCCCXLI [1841]. First Edition, from Weekly Parts. Three-Volumes. [i]-iv,306,[i]-vi,306,[i]-vi,426 pp. Frontispiece to each (of 3) section. Text illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne. Two frontispieces, 130 woodcuts, and twenty-five initials by Browne; one frontispiece and thirty-eight woodcuts by Cattermole; one woodcut each by S. Williams and Maclise. Bound in original green half-calf with gilt decorated compartments to the spine, marbled boards, plain edges. Occasional blemish but otherwise a clean, tight attractive set. Binding a little rubbed to extremitie... View more info

THE GAZETTEER'S OR NEWMAN'S INTERPRETER Being a Geographical Index

By: Eachard, Lawrence

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, John Nicholson and Samuel Ballad: 1716

Edition: eleventh edition

Seller ID: Pa888

Condition: V.g.


[ii pubs. ad. including maps and atlases by Herman Moll]. [i pp ad], Preface incl. The Clavis [i pp] ,[vi], Gazetteer a5-Ll5; [iii pub. book lists.; bound with the Second Part THE GAZETTEER'S OR NEWMAN'S INTERPRETER Being a Geographical Index ....in Asia, Africa, and America pub. by George Sawbridgeand Maurice Atkins, London [ the third edition Corrected and Enlarged 1710] Preface [iv], Or Divers Measures [iii], The Clavis [i pp], The Gazeteer A6- M5, pub. ads [iii pp]. Original full calf with raised bands. Single gilt ruled borders to the boards. View more info

THE TRIAL OF QUEEN CAROLINE

By: Fulford, Roger

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1967

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C969

Condition: V.g.


255pp, 15 b&w illustrations, original royal blue cloth, gilt, pictorial d.j., d.j. chipped and torn but complete. The 1820 trial of Queen Caroline, consort to George VI. View more info

FOLK TALES FROM MANY LANDS

By: Gask, Lilian,

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1910

Seller ID: Q341

Condition: V.g.


ND [1910]viii, 287pp. Illustrated by Willy Pogany. 26 plates with 8 in full colour. Front board rubbed to the lower edge of board. Red cloth with beautiful gilt device enclosing a pasted-down colour plate 5x5 cms [rubbed]. Rear board has the arms of King Edward VI grammer School, Birmingham blocked in gilt. View more info

ANNO REGNI GEORGII 11 - THE WINDOW TAX ACT 1747

By: George 11 Act of Parliament

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Baskett. Printer to the King By the Assigns of Roberet Baskett: 1747

Edition: Original issue

Seller ID: M1481

Condition: Fine


[vi pp], 903-906pp. An Act to Enforce the Executon of an Act of this session of Parliament, for granting to His Majesty serveral rates and Duties uopm Houses, Windows, or Lights. 31cms. 'Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, and Hiberniae, Vicesimo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the First day of December, Anno Dom. 1741. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the eighteenth day of November, 1746, being the sixth session of this present parliament'. Attractive general title-page with the Royal Crest. Decorative initial to the black letter type with a drop title t... View more info

GREAT BRITAIN VOLUMES 1-4

By: Gibbons, Stanley

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Gibbons Ltd: 1973

Edition: reprint with corrections

Seller ID: L604

Condition: Fine


4 VOLUMES Specialised stamp catalogue 1973-79. Volume 1 [4th 1973]: Queen Victoria, Volume 2 [4th 1978]: King Edward VII to King George VI, Volume 3 [3rd 1976]: Queen Elizabeth II, Volume 4 [2nd 1979]: Queen Elizabeth II Decimal. Matching set with red d.j.'s View more info

GEORGE SELWYN AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES with memoirs and notes

By: Jesse, John Heneage

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1843

Seller ID: Z469

Condition: V.g.


4 volumes 1833-34. 8 engraved portrait plates.vi, 418; 404; 400;411pp. Original ribbed purple cloth with blind-stamped dec. to the boards and gilt titled spines. Joints a trifle frayed in places. An attractive set, spines sunned and foxing to the plates but internally clean. View more info

INTERNATIONAL NETSUKE SOCIETY JOURNAL Vol. 17 No 4 Winter 1997

By: Meredith, Linda

Price: £10.00

Publisher: California, International Netsuke Collector Societ: 1997

Seller ID: L1305

Condition: Fine


64pp. Colour plates. How I Began Collecting by George E. Henriquez; A Young Collector's Story by Garrett McCormick; Hatsune no Tsuzumi by Shinzo Shibata; Inro Motifs Part VI by Heinz Kress; A Ukrainian Netsuke Carver by Wolfmar Zacken; News from Japan by Nori Watanabe; Review by Robyn Buntin; Auction Report by D.J.K. Wright; Legends by Sharen Chappell and Karl M. Schwarz; Tidbits and Answers by Yukari Yoshida and Joseph Kurstin;The Bakemono Says View more info

SKETCHES OF DURHAM,

By: Ornesby, The Reverend George,

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Durham, George Andrews: 1846

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: A388

Condition: V.g.


1st edition, vi, 227 pp. including a bibliographical list of the City and County of Durham, engraved title page, several vignettes, 12mo., original cloth, paper label, v.g., cloth soiled, A guide to D urham and neighbourhood for 'strangers', View more info

A Select Collection of Original Scottish Airs for the Voice SET 1.

By: Pleyel, Ignace [ed George Thomson]

Price: £375.00

Publisher: London, Preston & Son, 97 Strand: 1799

Edition: 1st edition, 1st issue

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: M1495

Condition: V.g.


Signed by the editor, George Thomson, at the foot of the title-page.The very scarce first edition, with the 1st May 1793 preface of the frst issue. There were four sets eventually published in the next few years, completeing the edition by 1799. P2: R.BURNS 'HERE AWA THERE AWA'. vi, [ii], 25pp; 25 pages of scores. Attractive title-page with plate engraved music. THE FULL TITLE: A Select Collection of original Scotish Airs for the Voice. To each of which are added, introductory & concluding symphonies, & accompanyments for the violin & piano forte, by Pleyel. With select and characteristic ve... View more info

THREE GRAND SONATAS FOR THE PIANO FORTE or HARPSICHORD To Which are Introduced for the Subjects of The Adagios & Last Movements Select Scotish Airs with Accompanyments for the Violin & ViolinCello SECOND SET

By: Pleyel. Mr

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Preston & Son, 97 Strand: 1797

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: M1498

Condition: Fine


ND c 1797. 71pp. Sonatas IV-VI. Signed by the editor George Thomson at the foot of the title-page. Keyboard part only. Only one copy located in WorldCat View more info

BABES OF THE WILD

By: Roberts, Charles G.D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London & Toronto, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1924

Edition: re-issue

Seller ID: MH232

Condition: V.g.


vi, 249pp. 8 illustrations by Warwick Reynolds. Oliver green cloth with gilt vignette block to the front board of nesting crows. End-papers browned otherwise a clean copy. Originally pub. by Cassells in 1912. Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (1860-1943) was a Canadian poet. A nice copy. View more info

Lectures on architecture & painting delivered at Edinburgh 1853

By: Ruskin, John

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Orpington, George Allen: 1899

Edition: Sixth Thousand

Seller ID: G249

Condition: Fine


vi,256 pp, 15 plates. End-papers foxed overwise a fine tight copy with no fading. T.e.g. View more info

GEORGE MACDONALD A Short Life

By: Saintsbury, Elizabeth

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Canongate Books Ltd,: 1987

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: V196

ISBN: 0862410924

Condition: Fine


vi, 152pp. 15 illus. Pictorial colour portrait d.j. No inscriptions or clipping. Trifle rubbed. A nice copy. View more info