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Gordon's Print Price Annual 1992

By: N/A

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Naples, Florida, Gordon and Lawrence Inc: 1992

Seller ID: 002909

a fine unmarked copy of this invaluable reference work. Thick quarto (11.2 by 8.5 inches) unpaginated but with over 37,000 entries with prices in US dollars, GB pounds and Deutschmarks. A wide range of artists are covered and over all periods. Original green cloth. Note that this heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

John James Audubon. The Birds of America

By: N/A

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Houston, Christie's: 1982

Seller ID: 003559

the auction catalogue for the sale of all 435 plates from Audubon's great folio work on the Birds of America. Illustrated throughout with photographs, some full-page and a few in colour, printed wrappers as issued, with sale price sheets loosely inserted. Price sheets frayed at the outer edges otherwise a very clean copy-no internal marks. £24.00 View more info

Webster's Royal Red Book incorporating Boyle's Court Guide and Fashionable Register January 1937

By: N/A

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, A Webster: 1937

Seller ID: 003849

thick octavo 17.5 by 12.5 cms, text of 780 pages plus a 68-page section on theatres and entertainments and many pages of advertisements, original red coth, gilt titles, spine lettering slightly dull otherwise an unusually fresh clean and unmarked copy of a work usually found in worn condition. £32.00 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 marks or signatures £32.00. View more info

Glasgow: Post Office Glasgow Directory for 1923-1924, arranged as General, Street, Commercial and Suburban with an Appendix

By: N/A

Price: £56.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Glasgow Post Office Directory Association: 1923

Seller ID: 003881

very thick octavo 22 by 15 cms with text of 1819 pages for the main work plus a further 246 pages of general information and advertisements, numerous inserted advertisements in the text, some coloured, original black cloth, gilt titles light rubbing to spine, webbing showing at title page but holding firm, a sound copy-not loose or shaky-the contents clean and unmarked, no signatures or inscriptions. Overseas buyers please note that it's a heavy book and will need extra postage £56.00 View more info

Trial of The Stauntons

By: Atlay, J B edits

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, William Hodge:

Seller ID: 003854

second edition, text of 327 pages including appendices, illustrated with 9 plates, original red coth gilt, ikn well used dust wrapper, An interestig copy from the collection Joe Buroughs, a producer with the BBC and with is signature on the end-paper. Loosely inserted is a tyoed letter from him to a Mrs Jenny Hewitt, presumably a lawyer, as he states that: Lord Birkett thinks you have handled the Lamson Case very well indeed. £18.00 View more info

Manuel de l'Amateur d'Estampes du XVIII Siecle

By: Delteil, Loys

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Paris, Dorbon-Aine: 1910

Seller ID: 003698

thick octavo (25 by 17 cms) text of 447 pages illutrated with 106 plates, original half leather, gilt, corners rubbed, spine worn but covers firm and sound, contents clean and unmarked-no signatures or inscriptions. £36.00 View more info

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A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, (two volumes)

By: Gregory, G

Price: £210.00

Publisher: London, Richard Phillips: 1807

Seller ID: 002114

two volumes, thick quarto (10.5 by 8 inches) illustrated with 136 (of 138) engraved plates, strongly bound in half dark brown morocco, marbled sides, most plates folded in at outer and/or bottom edge, two plates slightly damaged, title pages a bit creased, one with a faint damp mark to outer edge, last leaf of index repaired. Approximately 40 plates with staining and/or repairs. There is a library number in gilt at the foot of each spine, a small neat repair to the reverse of the one title page, the contents are generally very clean, sound and firm in the bindings. Overseas buyers please note... View more info

Die Illustrerten Vogelbucher. Ihre gesichte und bibliographie

By: Nissen, Claus

Price: £46.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Hiersemann Verlag: 1953

Seller ID: 003563

first edition of this standard bibliography, quarto (30 by 21.5 cms) text of 22 pages, illustrated with 16 plates, a frontispiece and a few text illustrations, original cloth in dust jacket which is frayed at the top corner bumped otherwise a fine, unmarked copy £46.00. View more info

Atlases & Cartography: National Maritime Museum Catalogue. 2 vols

By: Sanderson, Michael

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, H M S O: 1971

Seller ID: 002810

Condition: Fine

a fine set in dust wrappers. Two volumes, large thick octavo (9.5 by 7 inches) illustrated with 12 photographic plates, text of 1166 pages, A comprehensive work with collations and lists of of contents for each of the 575 atlases listed. Volume one is the catalogue, volume two the index. Slight signs of use to the wrappers else a fine set. Note that this heavy set (3.5 kilos) will need additional postage.£42.00 View more info

The Pont Manuscript Maps of Scotland. Sixteenth century origins of a Blaeu atlas

By: Stone, Jeffrey c

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Tring, Map collector Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 003420

large octavo (30 by 21 cms) softcover, text of 214 pages plus bibliography, about half the work consists of photographs of the maps, neat inscription inside front cover otherwise a fine copy £32,00 View more info

The Modern Encyclopedia of Photography. A Standard Work of Reference

By: Stubbs, S G Blaxland

Price: £34.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press Ltd: 1938

Seller ID: 003746

two volumes quarto (25.5 by 17 cms) text of 1350 pages including index, profusely illustrated with diagrams, text and full-page photographs including 17 in colour, original dark green cloth, a bright clean and sound set-no internal marks or signatures. A comprehensive and detailed work with much information on cameras. A heavy set, overseas buyers please check for shipping rates. £34.00 View more info

Lessons in Electricity at the Royal Institution 1875-76

By: Tyndall, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, green and Co: 1887

Seller ID: 002179

slim octavo (7.5 by 5 inches) illustrated with numerous text drawings 4th edition, original green cloth, spine ends very slightly rubbed otherwise a clean and sound copy. View more info

Locusts and Grasshopppers. A handbook for their study and control

By: Uvarov, B P

Price: £54.00

Publisher: London, Imperial Bureau of Entomology: 1928

Seller ID: 004345

Small folio 27 by 19.5 cms (10.5 by 7.75 inches) This is a serious scientific work by a noted Russian entomologist who came to Britain in 1920. The text of 352 pages is very well illustrated with drawings plus 9 plates, including 1 coloured, at the end. Bound in the original dark red cloth. A very clean and sound copy-no internal marks signatures or inscriptions. View more info

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