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Image for The British Almanac for the year of Our Lord 1869 bound with: Vox Stellarum, a loyal almanack for 1869

The British Almanac for the year of Our Lord 1869 bound with: Vox Stellarum, a loyal almanack for 1869

By: N/A

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Knight and Co: 1869

Seller ID: 002726


octavo (6.8 by 4 inches) bound in old full red morocco with gilt decoration to spine, all edges gilt, marbled end-papers. The book contains the Almanac for 1869 and a copy of Francis Moore's 'Vox Stellarum, A Loyal Almanack for 1869'. Moore's Almanacs are fairly easy to find but there is no copy of this edition in Copac. and only one copy of the British Almanac for this year. Pagination is 96. 288.74 including the 3 title pages and with 3 advertisement leaves at the end... View more info

Image for The English Baronetage: containing a Genealogical and Historical account of all the English Baronets.....

The English Baronetage: containing a Genealogical and Historical account of all the English Baronets.....

By: Anon

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Thos Wotton: 1741

Seller ID: 002734


this set consists of volumes 1 and 2 complete with text of 546 and 417 pages plus preliminary pages and lenghty indexes to each volume, octavo (21.5 by 13.5 cms) illustrated with 38 engraved plates printed on both sides of the sheet, bound in old full calf with later spines, marbled end-papers, covers chipped and rubbed, 1 plate slightly soiled, contents clean, sound and unmarked. The first two volumes of the set and complete in themselves. The full set has four vol... View more info

Image for An Account of the Extraordinary Abstinence of Ann Moor of Tutbury, Staffordshire, who has since June 1807 Lived Entirely Without Food....by a Gentleman living near Tutbury

An Account of the Extraordinary Abstinence of Ann Moor of Tutbury, Staffordshire, who has since June 1807 Lived Entirely Without Food....by a Gentleman living near Tutbury

By: Anon.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Uttoxeter, R Richards: 1810

Seller ID: 002455


octavo 8.2 by 5.5 inches, uncut, sewn as issued in the original plain paper wrappers, 32 pages, short tear to title page which is a bit dusty, wrappers worn, marginal dustiness to first leaf, very clean otherwise. This is the third edition of this locally-printed pamphlet. Rare. £48.00. View more info

Image for I Ragguagli di Parnasso: or Advertisements from Parnassus in Two Centuries with the Politick Touch-stone, now put into English by the Right Honourable Henry, Earl of  Monmouth

I Ragguagli di Parnasso: or Advertisements from Parnassus in Two Centuries with the Politick Touch-stone, now put into English by the Right Honourable Henry, Earl of Monmouth

By: Boccalini, Trajano (Bocalini)

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Moseley: 1656

Seller ID: 002195


small folio (10.8 by 7 inches) bound without the portrait, old full calf, later lettering label, covers rather worn and front board loose, ink signature crossed through in blank margin of first leaf, a very clean and sound copy otherwise. This is the first English edition of this well-known Italian satire. It was translated by Henry, Earl of Monmouth £110.00 View more info

A Splendid Cousin

By: Dean Mrs Andrew

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1892

Seller ID: 003136


first edition, octavo (7 by 3.6 inches) text of 201 pages, nicely bound in half tan calf, red lettering label, gilt spine, the binder has discarded the half title, bookplate and signature inside front cover, faint browning to reverse of title and first text leaf otherwise a very clean and sound sound copy in a pleasant binding £20 View more info

A Bundle Of Life

By: Hobbes John Oliver (Pearl Craig)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1893

Seller ID: 003137


first edition, issued in the Pseudonym Library and with the half title which has a list of Pseudonym Library titles on the reverse, nicely bound in half tan calf, red lettering label, bookplate and signature inside front cover, light toning of free end-papers otherwise a nice clean and sound copy in a pleasant binding. £18.00 View more info

Image for The Jewish Spy: being a philosopical, historical and critical correspondence....between certain Jews...(volume 1 only)

The Jewish Spy: being a philosopical, historical and critical correspondence....between certain Jews...(volume 1 only)

By: Marquis D'Argens

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, D Brown: 1744

Seller ID: 002108


volume 1 only (of 2) second edition, with a portrait of the author and a frontispiece, vignette on title page. text of 303 pages plus a lengthy index, bound in full contemporary tan calf, some rubbing of cover edges, front joint cracking but firm, a clean, sound copy. £18.00 View more info

De Atestinorum Principum Calamitatibus Commentarii

By: Venturini, Salvatore (Venturino)

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum, 1755

Seller ID: 003803


small quarto (24 by 17.5 cms) text of 155 pages which includes the title page, bound in original full vellum with red lettering label,allegorical vignette on the title page, first leaf of text with fine engraved capital and a large head-piece illustrating the fable of the wolf and the lamb, two old bookplates inside front cover, small neat repair to top corner of title page, lacks the front free end-paper, rear cover with partial browning . A very clean and sound copy.... View more info