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Charles-Quint son abdication son sejour et sa mort au monastere de yuste

By: Mignet, M

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Paris, Didier et Cie: 1862

Seller ID: 003462


octavo (22 by 14 cms) text of 463 pages, red moroco spine with gilt panels,red cloth sides, front cover with the gilt stamp of the Lycee de Bordeaux, spine bright and clean, occasional light foxing else contents fine, sides lightly mottled (see photo) £36.00 View more info

A Fly in Amber. Biography of Sir Robert Bruce Cotton

By: Mirrlees, Hope

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 1962

Seller ID: 003791


first and only edition,octavo (22.5 by 14.5 cms) text of 395 pages inlcuding index and bibliography, illustrated with 5 photographic plates, a bright clean and unmarked copy in unclipped d/w which is slightly used. £24.00 View more info

Taxation in Medieval England

By: Mitchell Sydney Knox

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1951

Seller ID: 003092


large octavo.(9.5 by 6.5 inches) second printing, same year as the first. text of 399 pages plus index, dust jacket a bit used otherwise a bright clean and sound copy (no internal marks or stamps) £18.00 View more info

Trial of A J Monson

By: More, John W

Price: £21.00

Publisher: Glasgow, William Hodge and Company: 1908

Seller ID: 003597


Notable Scottish Trials series. Octavo (22.5 by 15 cms) text of 472 pages, illustrated with 5 plates and 2 folding plans, original olive green cloth, some foxing to the preliminary leaves and ocasional light foxing to the text, very clean and sound. £21.00 View more info

Moses, Pharaoh Of Egypt

By: Osman Ahmed

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Grafton Books: 1990

Seller ID: 003086


medium octavo (9.5 by 6.3 inches) text of 262 pages with 4 pages of photographs, unclipped dustwrapper with a small patch of fading otherwise a very fine unmarked copy. £15.00 View more info

Merioneth Volunteers and Local Militia during the Napoleonic Wars (1795-1816)

By: Owen, Hugh J

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Dolgelly, Huges Bros: 1934

Seller ID: 003840


octavo (21.5 by 14 cms) text of 112 pages including index, with a coloured frontispiece and 4 plain plates, original blue cloth, with an engraved armorial bookplate inside front cover, a very clean and sound copy £23.00 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

ISBN: 0859675351

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Great Case of Tithes Truly Stated, Clearly Open'd and fully Resolv'd....with an Appendix

By: Pearson Anthony

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Luke Hinde: 1754

Seller ID: 003452


octavo (19 by 12.3 cms) text of 128 pages pus preliminary leaves, marbled paper wrappers, small faint damp mark to blank margin of last leaf, small repair to blank inner margin at top of title page which also has an inscription at head of title page otherwise a clean and crisp copy, sound and firm. £38.00 View more info

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The Battle Of Eddington; Or British Liberty. A Tragedy

By: Penn, John

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, Robert Fenn: 1832

Seller ID: 003555


large slim octavo (25 by 16.5 cms) text of 120 pages. It's a large copy with wide margins, finely bound in modern half brown calf, marbled sides, red lettering label. This second edition of Penn's play has a long inscription by him dedicating the work to a Miss Richardson who played the part of Queen Elsitha 'much to his satisfaction' A photograph, presumably of Miss Richardson, is pasted on to the half title . John Penn 1760-1824, was a significant figure in the his... View more info

John Aubrey and his friends

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: £21.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1948

Seller ID: 003793


second impression issued in the same year as the first, octavo (22.5 by 14.5 cms) text of 335 pages including index, with a frontispiece portrait of Aubrey, original black cloth with unclipped dust jacket which has the spine darkened and is a bit used, very faint damp mark to the outer edge of the front end-paper otherwise a very clean and sound copy-no internal marks or signatures. £21.00 View more info

Charterhouse. A History of the School

By: Quick, Anthony

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, James and James: 1990

Seller ID: 003720


large octavo (25 by 17 cms) text of 166 pages plus index, with many photos and other illustrations in the text plus a few in colour, two small address labels on the front end-paper otherwise a near-fine copy in dust wrapper £19.00 View more info

History of Glasgow volume 1 Pre-Reformation Period

By: Renwick, Robert and Lindsay, Sir John

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Maclehose, Jackson: 1921

Seller ID: 003827


thick octavo (24 by 15 cms) text of 411 pages plus index, ilustrated with 59 photographic plates and 2 large folding plans, original dark grey cloth, gilt titles, a presentation copy from Sir Robert Lindsay with a long inscription by him on the front end-paper, 4 text pages with heavy browning. short tear in one map, spine ends slightly rubbed otherwise a bright clean and sound copy £26.00 View more info

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The Chorographical Description or Survey of the County of Devon

By: Risdon, Tristram

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Rees and Curtis: 1811

Seller ID: 003786


octavo (22 by 14 cms) main text of 432 pages plus index and appendices, old half calf with marbled sides, some wear to spine, joints cracked but holding firm, bound without the half title, small hole at inner margin of title page, a few leaves with faint marginal browning a few foxing spots. £32.00 View more info

Trial of Dr. Pritchard

By: Roughead, William

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Glasgow, William Hodge & Company: 1906

Seller ID: 003598


Notable Scottish Trials series. Octavo (23 by 15 cms) text of 343 pages, illustrated with 14 plates, original olive green cloth, gilt, rear free end-paper toned, very occasional light foxing otherwise a very clean and sound copy-no signatures or inscriptions £24.00 View more info

The Registers of Stratford on Avon in the county of Warwick Baptisms 1558-1662

By: Savage, Richard

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Parish Register Society: 1897

Seller ID: 003843


octavo (23 by 15 cms) text of 188 pages including index, edges unut, with a frontispiece, original paper wrappers which are bit dusty, contents clean and unmarked-no signatures or inscriptions £22.00 View more info

Some Notes of the History of the Parish of Whitchurch, Oxon

By: Slatter, Rev John

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1895

Seller ID: 003846


octavo 23.5 by 15 cms text of 150 pages, with a frontispiece, original two-tone cloth, spine ends slightly rubbed, a small circular paper label of Trinity College Library on the front cover and its small ink stamp on the title page and the blank margin of a text page, a very clean and sound copy £19.00 View more info

Ballads and Songs of Brittany

By: Taylor, Mrs Tom

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge: 1900

Seller ID: 003709


small octavo 15 by 10 cms, text of 176 pages, original blue cloth, slight wear to spine but a clean, sound and internally unmarked copy. Dated 1865 on the reverse of the title page but that refers to the first edition. This is clearly a later issue probably circa 1900. £17.00 View more info

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Anticipation: Containing the substance of His M- - - -Y's Most Gracious Speech...to both H-----s of P---L----T.....

By: Tickell, Richard

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, T Becket: 1780

Seller ID: 001889


slim octavo (8.2 by 5.2 inches) the tenth edition, corrected, 74 pages plus title,an advertisement leaf dated 1778, and the leaf Gentlemen trading to the East-Indies...half black crushed morocco, marbled sides, gilt title, A popular satire on the English governement and its failures in America. End-papers lightly foxed, a little light scuffing to the covers otherwise a very clean and sound copy. £28.00 View more info

All Rank and No File. A History of the Engineer and Railway Staff Corps RE

By: Townsend, C E C

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Railway Staff Corps: 1965

Seller ID: 003323


octavo (22.5 by 14.4 cms) text of 125 pages with a coloured frontispiece and 4 plain plates, green cloth in original dust wrapper, sellotape mark to the edge of the inside front cover, ex-library copy with t he usual marks and labels on the end-papers and title page but none in the text or covers, a very clean and sound copy £16.00 View more info

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The Best Dive Wrecks of the World

By: Trainito, Egidio

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Italy, White Star Publishers: 2003

Seller ID: 003317


quarto (31 by 28 cms) text of 240 pages illustrated throughout with superb colour photographs, dark blue cloth in dustjacket, small tear to lower front corner of d/w otherwise a fine unmarked copy-no signatures or inscriptions. A handsome book printed on high-quality art paper. Note that it's a heavy book and will need extra postage. £26.00 View more info