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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

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Report...on an Inquiry Into The Sanitary Conditions Of The Labouring Population Of Great Britain....

By: N/A

Price: £158.00

Publisher: London, W Clowes: 1842

Seller ID: 003300


medium octavo (22 by 14 cms) text of 457 pages illustrated with 2 folding tinted maps, a folding graph, 2 plates of vignette views and 18 full-page plans plus text illustrations, original cloth, re-backed with old spine laid down, front cover with partial fading, 2 pages with small faint brown marks, very clean and sound copy £158.00 View more info

Sir Francis Drake's Voyage Round The World 1577-1580 Two Contemporary Maps

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, British Museum: 1931

Seller ID: 003443


slim folio, 11 pages of text, including title page and introduction, illustrated with 2 folding maps and a text portrait of Drake from an original by Hondius, original printed boards, very slight signs of use to the covers but a very nice copy, no internal marks or signatures. £18.00 View more info

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Report from the Select Committee to whom it was referred to examine and state the several Accounts and other Papers

By: N/A

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, J Debrett: 1786

Seller ID: 003453


octavo (22 by 13.5 cms) text of 96 pages including advertisement and 5 folding tables, bound in modern half tan calf with marbled sides, unlettered, inner margin at head of title neatly restored, ink inscription at head of title cropped, a nice clean copy £75.00 View more info

Experiences of Flagellation. A Series of Remarkable Instances etc

By: N/A

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Paris, Isidore Liseux: 1902

Seller ID: 003498


octavo (22.5 by 14.8 cms) text of 119 pages. Apparently a limited edition of 500 copies printed in Paris for subscribers The main work is preceded by a long introduction entitled Discipline in School and Cloister which is also the title on the spine. This runs to 35 pages and has a title page with the Paris imprint and date. The main work also has a title page. It's bound in marbled boards with a paper label on the spine. Light crinkling to the paste-down end-papers and... 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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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 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

The Registers of Boughton under Blean,. Kent

By: Boodle, Rev J A

Price: £21.00

Publisher: London, Parish Register Society: 1903

Seller ID: 003847


the original edition, octavo 23 by 15.5 cms text of 120 pages including index, blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, from the Law Society library with their stamp on the half title and title, bookplate and some reference numbers inside front cover, half title and last leaf of index browned, contents very fresh clean and unmarked, firm and sound in the binding £21.00 View more info

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A Topographical History of Surrey edited and revised by Edward Walford.

By: Brayley, E W

Price: £178.00

Publisher: London, Virtue and Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 000327


Four volumes, complete set, large quarto (12 x 9.5 inches) illustrated with 3 maps and 72 engraved plates (2 double-page) nicely bound in contemporary half tan morocco, matching cloth sides, all edges gilt, spines dull, some minor signs of use to covers. Note that the text has been revised for this edition but the plates are unchanged re-issues of those in the 1846 edition. There is some light foxing, two leaves slightly frayed in blank outer margins, the corners are... View more info

The Face of Spain

By: Brenan, Gerald

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Turnstile Press: 1952

Seller ID: 003796


octavo (21 by 13.5 cms) third impression, text of 268 pages illustrated with 16 plates and a text map, original cloth in frayed unclipped dust jacket. £16.00 View more info

A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire (new edition)

By: Burke, Sir Bernard

Price: £62.00

Publisher: London, Harrison: 1866

Seller ID: 003839


thick large octavo (26 by 16 cms) text of 636 pages plus 32 pages of adverts, nicely bound in old half dark green morocco, spine gilt, marbled end-papers, top edge gilt, very well illustrated with engraved plates of coats of arms, some foxing to frontispiece and title page which also has a small snag, one text page with a small black mark in the margin, some text leaves and plates with a few small foxing spots, otherwise a very clean and sound copy-no signatures or inscr... View more info

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History of Catharine II. Empress of Russia

By: Castera, J

Price: £94.00

Publisher: London, John Stockdale: 1800

Seller ID: 003774


octavo (22 by 14 cms) text of 579 pages illustrated with 14 plates, bound in old half tan calf with marbled boards, spine lightly faded and with some mottling, 1 plate, 'View of the Fortress' with a small area of loss in the centre of the image otherwise a very presentable copy, clean and sound and in a pleasant binding. £94.00 View more info

In Darkest London

By: Chesterton, Mrs Cecil

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul and Co: 1927

Seller ID: 003625


undated but 1927, octavo 17.5 by 11.5, text of 252 pagess plus advert. leaf, original red cloth, slight wear to spine, faint text browning. mostly to the margins, a bright, clean and sound copy otherwise, no internal marks or signatures. £18.00 View more info

The Story of the Last Days of Jerusalem

By: Church, Rev. Alfred J

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Seeley & Co. Limited: 1881

Seller ID: 003795


first edition, octavo (19.5 by 13 cms) text of 166 pages,plus a 6-page publisher's list at end, illustrated with 8 coloured plates, original pictorial cloth, inscription on front end-paper, a very clean and sound copy £16.00 View more info

Image for Histoire Anecdotique des Cafes & Cabarets. Avec Dessins et Eaux-fortes de Courbet, Flameng et Felicien Rops

Histoire Anecdotique des Cafes & Cabarets. Avec Dessins et Eaux-fortes de Courbet, Flameng et Felicien Rops

By: Delvau, Alfred

Price: £78.00

Publisher: Paris, E Dentu: 1862

Seller ID: 003655


first edition, octavo 19 by 12 cms text of 298 pages, illustrated with a frontispiece and 7 text engravings printed on India paper, contemporary quarter brown morocco, marbled sides and end-papers, some foxing to the frontispiece, title and last two leaves,, small abrasion to inside front cover and one page with a few small ink marks. The frontispiece.is by Felicien de Rops. The book gives a survey of 44 of the better-known cafes and cabarets of Paris with observations ... View more info

British Castles, or A compnedious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain

By: Fielding, T H

Price: £985.00

Publisher: London, Howlett and Brimmer: 1825

Seller ID: 003830


oblong quarto (10 by 8.5 inches) text of 72 pages illustrated with 25 fine hand-coloured plates, old full calf with elaborate gilt spine, a very clean and sound copy £985.00 View more info

Traitors Within. The Adventures of Ex-Detective Inspector Herbert T Fitch

By: Fitch, Inspector Herbert T

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett Ltd: 1933

Seller ID: 003378


first edition, octavo (23.5 by 15.5 cms) text of 275 pages including index, illustrated with 8 plates of photographs, original red cloth, covers slightly shaky and a little marked, light wear to spine, clean and sound otherwise. Scarce. Deals with crime, espionage and anarchism. £16.00 View more info

The Origin and Progress of the Preceptory of St George, 1795-1896

By: Fitzgerald Matier, c

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Spencer and Co: 1910

Seller ID: 003842


octavo (22 by 14 .5cms) text of 148 pages, illustrated with 6 plain plates, original dark blue cloth, all edges gilt, marbled end-papers.A very clean and sound copy-no signatures or inscriptions £28.00 View more info

Heroes of the Indian Empire.

By: Foster, Ernest

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1896

Seller ID: 003402


octavo (19 by 12.5 cms) text of 256 pages,illustrated with 4 plain plates, nicely bound in full tan calf, spine with gilt decoration, gilt stamp on front cover, marbled end-papers, presentation label inside front cover, covers bowed, occasional faint foxing. A bright clean copy in a pleasant binding. £16.00 View more info