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The Story of the Making of Buchanan Street (Glasgow)

By: Frazer, Daniel

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Glasgow, James Frazer: 1885

Seller ID: 003828


first and only edition, small quarto (22.5 by 18 cms) with a frontispiece and a large folding facsimile plate at end, original roan spine, green boards with gilt design, spine with overall rubbing and slightly worn at top, facsimile plate in several pieces but complete, a very clean and sound copy-no internal marks or inscriptions £18.00 View more info

Chivalry

By: Gautier, Leon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge: 1891

Seller ID: 003673


thick octavo 21.5 by 15 cms. text of 499 pages, with many full-page and text illustrations, original pictorial cloth, prize label on front end-paper, hinges cracked with webbing showing on front joint, a little foxing to the first and last leaves, cover shaky but holding firm, the book block sound, a very clean copy. A detailed survey of chivalry through the ages £22.00 View more info

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The History of our National Debts and Taxes......

By: Gordon, George

Price: £435.00

Publisher: London, M Cooper: 1753

Seller ID: 001096


octavo (8 by 5 inches) 1753, second edition, with 7 folding tables, modern half tan calf, panelled spine, red lettering labels, marbled sides, small split in one table, faint damp mark in top right hand corner affecting some pages. Issued in 4 parts. each separately paginated and with a separate half title and title to parts 2, 3 and 4. With the label and title page stamp of Jonathan Backhouse, (1849-1918), a director of Backhouse's Bank, later merged with Barclays, an... View more info

The Tower of London (vol 1)

By: Gower, Lord Ronald Sutherland

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons: 1901

Seller ID: 003772


volume one of the two-volume set, octavo 23.5 by 17.5 cms, text of 231 pages, illustrated with a coloured frontispiece, a folding plan, 38 plates in photogravure and 16 plates of photographs,original red cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt, small white mark on front cover otherwise a very clean and sound copy-no internal marks or signatures. £22.00 View more info

The Bayeux Tapestry. The Life Story of a Masterpiece

By: Hicks, Carola

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 2006

Seller ID: 003721


large octavo (24 by 15 cms) text of 345 pages plus index, illustrated with 8 colour plates and 301 text illustrations, fine copy in unclipped dust wrapper £18.00 View more info

The Invention of Tradition (Past and Present Publications)

By: Hobsbawm, Eric and Ranger, Terence edit

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambrdige University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 003802


first edition, octavo (22.5 by 14.5 cms) text of 320 pages including index, a fine unmarked copy in unclipped dust wrapper which has trivial signs of use. £24.00 View more info

The Story of the L M S 1795-1895

By: Horne, C Silvester

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, London Missionary Society: 1894

Seller ID: 003470


first edition, octavo (19 by 12.5 cms) text of 444 pages including index, very well illustrated with full-page and text engravings, original green cloth, title page slightly foxed, covers with minor wear and book block slightly shaky but a sound and clean copy £18.00 View more info

Rugby School Who's Who

By: Inglis, J edits

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Rugby, Old Rugbeian Society: 2002

Seller ID: 003097


large octavo (9.8 by 6 inches) main text of 448 pages.third edition, original dark green bindiing, gilt titles, fine unmarked copy. £24.00 View more info

The Quakers in the American Colonies

By: Jones, Rufus M

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1911

Seller ID: 003844


thick octavo (22.5 by 14 cms) text of 580 pages plus index, illustrated with 4 folding maps, original blue cloth, spine dull, signature and date on front end-paper otherwise a very clean and sound copy. £26.00 View more info

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Alle de Schimpdichten van Decius Junius Juvenalis, en A. Persius Flaccus, door verscheide Dichteren

By: Juvenal & Persius

Price: £62.00

Publisher: The Haarlem, Wilhelmus van Kessel: 1709

Seller ID: 003602


octavo (18.5 by 12.5 cms) two parts in one, 330 pages and 66 pages, title page printed in red and black, original vellum, lacks engraved frontispiece, covers soiled, slightly bowed and well used but firm. the contents very clean and sound. £62.00 View more info

Gibson's 1876-1962 A Chapter in Legal Education

By: Kersley, R H

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Law Notes Lending Library Ltd: 1973

Seller ID: 003717


slim octavo (22 by 14 cms) text of 80 pages including index, with 4 plates of photos, original dark red cloth gilt, inscription on front end-paper otherwise a bright clean copy £17.00 View more info

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Henry and Mary Ponsonby. Life at the Court of Queen Victoria

By: Kuhn, Williamd M

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth & Co: 2002

Seller ID: 002294


large octavo (9.5 by 6.3 inches) illustrated with photographs, near new copy in fine dust jacket. £26.00 View more info

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A Popular Account of the Discoveries at Nineveh

By: Layard, Austen Henry

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1851

Seller ID: 003777


octavo (19.5 by 13 cms) text of 353 pages plus 32-page publisher's catalogue, well-illustrated with text and full-page woodcuts and folding plates, original pink cloth, small piece cut from front end-paper, slight signs of use to the covers but a very clean and sound copy-no signatures or inscriptions £26.00 View more info

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A Series of Groups illustrating the Physiognomy, Manners and Character of the People of France and Germany

By: Lewis, George

Price: £165.00

Publisher: London, John and Arthur Arch: 1823

Seller ID: 003260


large octavo (27 by 18 cms) illustrated with 52 etched plates on India paper laid on to larger sheets, and an etched dedication leaf, 15 pages of notes describing the plates, finely bound in modern half tan calf, marbled boards, red lettering label, faint damp mark to outer edge of dedication leaf, faint browning to lower margin of some plates otherwise a nice clean copy. The plates vary in size. 7 are full-page, the rest vary from 12.5 by 14 cms to 13.5 by 18 cms. £16... View more info

Stephen. A Legend of Reading Abbey

By: Macfarlane, Charles

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Co: 1903

Seller ID: 003500


a fine unmarked copy, octavo (20 by 13.5 cms) text of 248 pages, illustrated with several plates, original red cloth, gilt title to spine, some pages unopened, a very bright copy. £22.00 View more info

An Epoch in Irish History. Trinity College, Dublin. Its foundations and early fortunes 1591-1660

By: Mahaffy, John Pentland

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Port Washington, Kennikat Press: 1

Seller ID: 003538

ISBN: 970


octavo (22.5 by 14.5 cms) text of 389 pages including index, original maroon cloth, gilt titles, an excellent reprint by Kennikat Press and in bright clean condition-no internal marks or signatures £18.00 View more info

Parish of Hornsey: Court Rolls of the Bishop of London's Manor of Hornsey

By: Marcham, William McBeath and Frank Marcham

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Grafton and co: 1929

Seller ID: 003841


quarto (25.5 by 18 cms) text of 301 pages including index, illustrated with a folding frontispiece, a plate and a folding map, original blue coth, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Edition limited to 235 numbered copies. Small faint whiute mark to bottom edge of front cover otherwise a very clean and sound copy-no internal marks or signatures. £30.00 View more info

Viscount Palmerston K G

By: Marquis of Lorne

Price: £21.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low Marston and company: 1892

Seller ID: 003788


octavo (10.5 by 13 cms) text of 235 pages plus index, with an engraved portrait, original marooncloth, gilt, top corner of front cover bumped, a very clean and sound copy, no internal marks or signatures. Second edition, Prime Ministers of Queen Vic toria series. £21.00 View more info

A History of Trinity College Dublin 1591-1892

By: Maxwell, Constantia

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Dublin, The University Press: 1946

Seller ID: 003537


octavo (22.5 by 14.5 cms) text of 299 pages illustrated with a frontispiece and 36 plates, original covers with gilt titles, a bright clean and sound copy-no internal marks or inscriptions £17.00 View more info

Sir Robert Peel

By: McCacCarthy, Justin

Price: £21.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low Marston & Company: 1892

Seller ID: 003789


octavo (19.5 by 13 cms) text of 189 pages plus index and publisher's catalogue, original maroon cloth, gilt, second edition, with an engraved portrait, a nice clean copy-no internal marks or signatures. Issued in the Prime Ministers of Queen Victoria series. £21.00 View more info