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Hymns and songs for Mission Services and Conventions with tunes

By: N/A

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Charles H Kelly: 1887

Seller ID: 003667


an unusually bright clean copy in the original decorative green cloth, enlarged edition, octavo 20 by 13.5 cms, (8 by 5.4 inches) text of 267 pages including index, name on front end-paper, neat inscription on title page View more info

Crowned Masterpieces of Eloquence representing the advance of civilization

By: N/A

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, International University Society: 1914

Seller ID: 003941


an unusually nice clean set, uniformly bound in the original half mock green morocco with richly decorated spines, top edges gilt, 10 volumes large octavo 24 by 16.5 cms, each volume with numerous black and white plates, title pages printed in red and black, end-papers toned otherwise a near-fine set-no internal marks or signatures. Note that it's a heavy set so will need extra postage, please enquire £90.00 View more info

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Fine French Bindings 30 volume set: Oeuvres Completes des Rollin

By: N/A

Price: £315.00

Publisher: Paris, Firmin Didot: 1821

Seller ID: 004288


A complete set in 30 volumes nicely bound in uniform half red morocco,marbled sides and end-papers, the spines with attractive gilt decoration and titles, large octavo 23 by 14 cms (9 by 5.5 inches) Some trivial scuffing to a few spines, a number of spine ends lightly rubbed. There.is a very small split in the paper of the first three leaves of volume 14-text not affected, a small area of faint browning to the half title of volume 7, the title and half title in volume 9 have been removed The contents clean throughout, no foxing, browning, signatures or,other marks..A handsome set, the bindin... View more info

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

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The Ancient History of The Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Grecians and Macedonians.

By: Rollin, Charles

Price: £165.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Tegg: 1835

Seller ID: 004314


6 volumes octavo 22 by 14 cms (8.75 by 5.5 inches) A complete six-volume set of this well-known history. It's uniformly bound in old tan calf and illustrated with a portrait of Rollin, 8 folding maps plus folding plans of Alexandra, Syracuse and Babylon. A very clean and complete set, sound and firm in the bindings. Finely-bound sets are rare. Top of volume one slightly chipped, plan of Alexandra with some browning, a few maps lightly offset to the facing text. View more info

Sire and Son. A Startling Contrast

By: White, Rev Amos

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School Union: 1888

Seller ID: 003657


an exceptionally bright copy in the original pictorial blue cloth, all edges gilt, octavo 19 by 12.5 cms (7.5 by 5 inches) new and revised edition, undated but 1888, text of 234 pages plus an advert leaf, illustrated with 4 plain plates, light partial fading of rear cover, inscription on front end-paper. A rare work. View more info

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Wilson's Historical, Traditional and Imaginative Tales of the Borders and of Scotland

By: Wilson, John Mackay

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Manchester, James Ainsworrth: 1840

Seller ID: 003813


the complete set of six volumes bound in three. large octavo (29 by 21 cms) with a portrait of Wilson in the first volume, nicely bound in old half maroon morocco, panelled spines with gilt titles and decoration. The lst volume has a 45-page Glossary of Scottish words. Old inscription on front end-paper of two volumes, portrait with a few foxing spots, spine head of of first volume slightly rubbed but a very clean and sound set in an attractive period binding Please note that tnis heavy set will need extra postage. £165.00 View more info