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A History of Valentines

By: Webb Lee, ruth

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1953

Seller ID: 002527

first edition of this well-illustrated and detailed history of the Valentine, medium octavo (9.4 by 6.2 inches) text of 239 pages with many photographic illustrations, original red cloth in slightly frayed dust wrapper, a bright clean and sound copy-no internal marks or signatures £14.00 View more info

History of the Battle of Otterburn, fought in 1388 with Memoirs of the Warriors who engaged in that Memorable Conflict

By: White, Robert

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, John Russell Smith: 1857

Seller ID: 003807

first edition, octavo (20 by 13 cms) text of 182 pages plus an advert leaf, 2 plates (1 folding) old brown half calf, covers loose, frontispiece with some foxing, preliminary leaves loose. Offered as a clean and complete copy suitable for re-binding £22.00 View more info

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Juvenile Depravity

By: Worsley, Henry

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Charles Gilpin: 1849

Seller ID: 002846

Condition: VG

the rare original edition, octavo (8 by 5 inches) nicely bound in modern half tan calf, marbled sides, text of 275 pages plus 5 leaves of advertisments. A detailed study of the various social ills (prostitution, drunkeness etc) affecting the moral development of working-class adolescents. The scale of the problem is shown by the fact that in just one district of Birmingham there were '118 brothels and 42 other houses resorted to by prostitutes' A clean unmarked copy i... View more info

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Heraldry in America (fine binding)

By: Zieber, Eugene

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000043

First edition, finely bound in modern full brown calf with a red lettering label, spine gilt with raised bands, all edges gilt. It's illustrated with 3 coloured and 6 plain plates and over 940 black and white illustrations in the text which runs to 437 pages and includes a detailed glossary and index.. A detailed and comprehensive work, printed on fine paper and profusely illustrated. Outer edge of half title slightly chipped, two plates slightly foxed, frontispiece wit... View more info