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Gordon's Print Price Annual 1992

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Naples, Florida, Gordon and Lawrence Inc: 1992

Seller ID: 002909


a fine unmarked copy of this invaluable reference work. Thick quarto (11.2 by 8.5 inches) unpaginated but with over 37,000 entries with prices in US dollars, GB pounds and Deutschmarks. A wide range of artists are covered and over all periods. Original green cloth. Note that this heavy book will need extra postage. £40.00 View more info

John James Audubon. The Birds of America

By: N/A

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Houston, Christie's: 1982

Seller ID: 003559


the auction catalogue for the sale of all 435 plates from Audubon's great folio work on the Birds of America. Illustrated throughout with photographs, some full-page and a few in colour, printed wrappers as issued, with sale price sheets loosely inserted. Price sheets frayed at the outer edges otherwise a very clean copy-no internal marks. £24.00 View more info

Broadside : A Modern Universal Table, The Most Copious and Authentick that ever was published

By: N/A

Price: £32.00

Publisher: 1775

Seller ID: 003737


large folio (55.5 by 48.00 cms) undated but circa 1775. This rare broadside provides a detailed guide to all the currencies of the then known world. Apparently first issued as a single sheet broadside circa 1755 and then re-issued at later dates. This copy has been bound in a book as there are faint fold marks and the head of the first letter is slightly shaved-see photos. It is attributed to a John Pararie but I have not been able to find anything about him. Henry Hig... View more info

Webster's Royal Red Book incorporating Boyle's Court Guide and Fashionable Register January 1937

By: N/A

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, A Webster: 1937

Seller ID: 003849


thick octavo 17.5 by 12.5 cms, text of 780 pages plus a 68-page section on theatres and entertainments and many pages of advertisements, original red coth, gilt titles, spine lettering slightly dull otherwise an unusually fresh clean and unmarked copy of a work usually found in worn condition. £32.00 View more info

The Hants and Dorset Court Guide and County Blue Book. A Fashionable Record, Professional Register and General Survey of the Counties

By: N/A

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Charles William Deacon: 1897

Seller ID: 003850


thick octavo 19 by 13 cms with 3 coloured folding maps, text of 665 pages plus approximately 200 pages of advertisements, original red cloth, spine faded, rubbed at base and with a small area of crinkling. The text includes lengthy sections on the history and natural history of each county and the directory sections list the peers, landed gentry and members of the professions in each county. Rear cover a little bit shaky but the book is firm and sound, no internal mark... View more info

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London Illustrated 1604-1851 A Survey and Index of Topographical Books and their plates

By: Adams, Bernard

Price: £34.00

Publisher: London, Library Associatiion: 1983

Seller ID: 003612


thick quarto (26 by 21 cms) text of 586 pages illustrated with frontispiece and 50 photographic illustrations on 24 pages of plates, original black cloth with dust wrapper which has a slightly faded spine otherwise a fine copy-no internal marks or signatures. An un-numbered copy marked as out of series. An invaluable reference work giving detailed descriptions of each book and lists of the plates. Note that this is a heavy book and UK postage will be £12.00 Overseas buy... View more info

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Degas. The Complete Etchings, Lithographs and Monotypes

By: Adhemar, Jean and Cachin, Francoise

Price: £34.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1974

Seller ID: 003745


first edition, folio (33 by 24.5 cms) with 293 mainly black and white illustrations,some full-page, a little speckling to the top edge otherwise a fine copy in unclipped dust jacket. A heavy book, overseas buyers please ask for shipping rates. £34.00 View more info

Image for Curtis's Botanical Magazine Index, with a revision of the names of the plants from the beginning in 1787 to the end of 1947

Curtis's Botanical Magazine Index, with a revision of the names of the plants from the beginning in 1787 to the end of 1947

By: Chittenden, F J

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, Royal Horticultural Society: 1956

Seller ID: 003609


octavo (25 by 16 cms) text of 282 pages, original blue cloth, spine lightly faded and a few minor spots to the covers, corners bumped otherwise a very clean, sound and unmarked copy. Most of the work is taken up with an index to the plants found in the Botanical Magazine and there is also a lengthy article on its history and a table giving the dates of publication of each volume. An invaluable reference work. Rare. £42.00 View more info

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Manuel de l'Amateur d'Estampes du XVIII Siecle

By: Delteil, Loys

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Paris, Dorbon-Aine: 1910

Seller ID: 003698


thick octavo (25 by 17 cms) text of 447 pages illutrated with 106 plates, original half leather, gilt, corners rubbed, spine worn but covers firm and sound, contents clean and unmarked-no signatures or inscriptions. £36.00 View more info

The Ecclesiastical Cyclopaedia; or, Dictionary of Christian Antiquities and Sects

By: Eadie, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Griffin Bohn and co: 1862

Seller ID: 002902


second edition, thick octavo (8 by 5 inches) text of 668 pages plus advertisement leaves, original blak cloth, minor wear to spine, covers slightly shaky but firm, presentation inscription on half title, very clean and sound.£25.00 View more info

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Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum volume 6 1784-1792

By: George, Mary Dorothy

Price: £84.00

Publisher: London, The Trustees: 1938

Seller ID: 003647


the original edition, thick large octavo 26 by 17 cms, text of 1000 pages with a lengthy introduction, appendices and indexes, with a frontispiece,original black cloth, gilt titles, signature and date on front end-paper, a clean, unmarked copy, firm and sound in the binding. Forms volume 6 of the series covering the period 1784-1792. £84.00 View more info

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A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, (two volumes)

By: Gregory, G

Price: £165.00

Publisher: London, Richard Phillips: 1807

Seller ID: 002114


two volumes, thick quarto (10.5 by 8 inches) illustrated with 136 (of 138) engraved plates, strongly bound in half dark brown morocco, marbled sides, most plates folded in at outer and/or bottom edge,two plates slightly damaged, title pages a bit creased, one with a faint damp mark to outer edge, last leaf of index repaired. Approximately 40 plates with staining and/or repairs. There is a library number in gilt at the foot of each spine, a small neat repair to the rever... View more info

Image for A Philosophical and Mathematical Dictionary...a new edition with many additions

A Philosophical and Mathematical Dictionary...a new edition with many additions

By: Hutton, Charles

Price: £485.00

Publisher: London, The author: 1815

Seller ID: 003280


two volumes, second revised edition, quarto (27 by 22.5 cms) text of 628 and 725 pages, illustrated with 41 engraved plates, nicely bound in half brown calf with red lettering labels and marbled sides. Ink withdrawn stamp and number on reverse of one title page, circular embossed stamp on both title pages, last text leaf and all the plates, title to volume 1 creased, some light foxing, mostly marginal, 2 plates offset to facing text. Hutton was Professor of Mathematics a... View more info

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Die Illustrerten Vogelbucher. Ihre gesichte und bibliographie

By: Nissen, Claus

Price: £46.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Hiersemann Verlag: 1953

Seller ID: 003563


first edition of this standard bibliography, quarto (30 by 21.5 cms) text of 22 pages, illustrated with 16 plates, a frontispiece and a few text illustrations, original cloth in dust jacket which is frayed at the top edge.one corner bumped otherwise a fine, unmarked copy £46.00 View more info

English Cursive Book Hands 1250-1500

By: Parkes, M.B.

Price: £21.00

Publisher: London and Birmingham, Scolar Press: 1979

Seller ID: 003762


Slim quarto 29 by 21.5 cms text of 26 pages, with numerous illustrations. Bound in dark maroon cloth, with gilt lettering to the spine, signature and date inside front cover very slight partial fading of the front board otherwise a near fine copy £21.00. View more info