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THE QUARTLERLY REVIEW VOL. 113

By: N/A

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1863

Seller ID: J590

Condition: V.g.


Contents of No 225: Travels in Peru and India by Clements R. Markham; Papers by the Central Society of Education; The History of the Russian Empire: The New Testament in the original Greek; REPORTS OF THE DIRECTORS OF CONVICT PRISIONS; South Kensington Museum; NO226 has The Progress and State of Briotish India; My Diary North and South by William Howard Russell; The English Cyclopaedia; Report of Commissioners into Salmon Fisheries; Russia and Poland; Book reviews including No Name by Wilkie Collins; THe Invasion of the Crimea by Alexander William Kinglake.Ex-Westminster School copy in nice c... View more info

THE NATIONAL TRAMWAY MUSEUM

By: N/A

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold & Sons: 1981

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: T070

Condition: V.g.


28pp. Guide and history to the museum in full colour View more info

NAVALIS sociedade de construcao e reparacao naval

By: N/A

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Lisbon, Rocha Conde de Obidos: 1960

Seller ID: Y114

Condition: V.g.


ND c1960. 52pp. The history of the Portuguese Naval Ship construction company Navalis. Potuguese and English text. D.j. edge chipping. 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

Manon Lescaut

By: Abbé Prévost

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1950

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: F003

Condition: V.g.


220pp with an essay by Edward Sackville West abd wood-engravings by Valentin Le Campion. Spine a trifle faded View more info

THE CAMBRIDGE MODERN HISTORY Volume 7 THE UNITED STATES

By: Acton, Lord

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge at the University Press: 1934

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: Y125

Condition: V.g.


x, 783pp. Unfaded green cloth, gilt. Almost fine. View more info

THE CUCKOO AND OTHER BIRD MYSTERIES

By: Acworth, Bernard,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1944

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C990

Condition: Fine


198pp, original green cloth View more info

A SERMON Preached in the Essex Street Congregation BOSTON September 1, 1839 on the occasion of the death of Lucy Pierce Tappin and of her mother Mrs Sarah Tappan

By: Adams, Nehemiah

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Boston, USA, Perkins & Marvin: 1839

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: Q356

Condition: V.g.


23pp. Reverse of title-page notes *A few Copies of this Sermon have been printed , for the use of the relatives and immediate friends only. A very rare item of Boston history. Disbound sewn copy with dust and aging but complete and sound. A SERMON Preached in the Essex Street Congregation BOSTON September 1, 1839 View more info

NAVAL & MARITIME HISTORY

By: Albion, Robert Greenhalgh

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Connecticut, Munson Institute of American Maritime History/Marine Historical Association: 1972

Edition: fourth edition revised and expanded

Seller ID: T404

Condition: Fine


370pp. Red cloth, gilt. A fine copy with no marks, fading or wear. View more info

TRACING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY

By: Aldoph, Anthony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 2008

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: MJ147

ISBN: 0007274920

Condition: Fine


320pp. Pictorial colour d.j. Illustrated throughout View more info

THE HOUSES OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS ; a History and a Guide

By: Allan, D.G.C.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Royal Society: 1974

Edition: Second Revised edition

Seller ID: J586

Condition: Fine


40 pp, illustrated end-papers, coloured plates, b&w photographic illustrations, plans View more info

THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF RAILWAYS IN BRITAIN

By: Allen, Geoffrey Freeman

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish Editions: 1979

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: P332

ISBN: 0856857149

Condition: Fine


272pp. 22 colour and 284 b/w photogrpahs. View more info

ALL SAINTS', CLIFTON : The Church: Its History and its Octaves.

By: Alleyne, Forster M.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Bristol, W. Crofton Hemmons: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS434

Condition: Fine


ND but 1893. xiv, [iii], 181p. : plates, ports. Fine pub. green buckram binding with blind crossed ruled enclosing the gilt titles. All edges red. 22cms View more info

ANCHOR AND BALANCE: Det norske Veritas, 1864-1989

By: Andersen, Hakon with, John Peter Collett

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Forlag, Belgium, J. W. Cappelens:

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: N308

ISBN: 8202117690

Condition: Fine


491pp, 29 graphs, b/w and colour photos. ENGLISH TEXT.No clipping, inscriptions, fading or wear. Trifle shelf rubbed otherwise a fine copy. The history of Det Norske Veritas the Norwegian merchant marine society. Beautifully illustrated throughout. View more info

LATE JOYS AT THE PLAYERS THEATRE

By: Anderson, Jean

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, T. V. Boardman & Co. Ltd: 1943

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: R353

Condition: V.g.


119pp. Illustrated throughout. A history of the Players' Theatre, London's only Victorian Music Hall, located under the arches near Charing Cross Station. Musical examples, posters, photos etc. Whire buckram boards with a pictorial block in red to the front cover. A nice copy View more info

Europe in the 18th Century 1713-1783

By: Anderson, M. S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Longman: 1995

Edition: third edition, sixth impression

Seller ID: TT143

ISBN: 0582493897

Condition: Fine


539pp. Illus. colour card covers. No inscriptions or fading. Longmans General History of Europe. [first pub. 1961] View more info

THE SAILING SHIP Six Thousand Years of History

By: Anderson, Romola & R.C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company Ltd: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TS393

Condition: V.g.


Frontis. 212pp. 134 illustrations. Black cloth, gilt. Fore-edge a trifle spotted otherwise a near fine copy. No fading to the cloth. View more info

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF VIRUSES [The World Naturalist Series]

By: Andrewes, C.H.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: W558

Condition: V.g.


viii, 237pp. illustrated throughout including 41plates. A trifle rubbed but now enclosed in a clear mylar protective wrapper. One chip to the front top edge of the d.j. View more info

ARCHITECTURE, AMBITION AND AMERICANS

By: Andrews, Wayne

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1955

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: G174

Condition: V.g.


A HISTORY OF AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE, FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE PRESENT, TELLING THE STORY OF THE OUTSTANDING BUILDINGS, THE MEN WHO DESIGNED THEM AND THE PEOPLE FOR WHOM THEY WERE BUILT. 315 pp., illus. 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