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(Code No. 6723)

Williams. Stephen W.

The Cistercian abbey of Strata Florida : its history, and an account of the recent excavations made on its site.

Date. 1889.

London, Whiting and Co. 8vo, [6 x 9ins]. Pp. vii, [2], 229, cxxxvii + Many plans & maps throughout. Original cloth gilt, slight rubbing....

Around 1164 the Abbey of Strata Florida was founded through the patronage of Rhys ap Gruffydd. Strata Florida Abbey was dissolved in 1539 by Henry VIII's church commissioners. Stephen Williams, who was to become a leading expert on the archaeology of the Cistercian Order, was placed in charge of an excavation. Over the next few years, Williams removed huge amounts of spoil, to uncover the majority of remains that are still on view today. Interest in the Strata Florida's ruins brought in many wealthy Victorians....... £50.00

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(Code No. 6722)

The London Magazine: or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer.

Date. January to December 1766.

London, Printer for R. Baldwin. 8vo, [9 x 5 1/2ins].. Pp. 654. Lacks prints.

Many articles listing:-Two protests against the repeal of the American stamp-act, culture of vines, taxation of America, Dr Franklin's physical and meteorlogical observations, Front cover detached with surface loss.

The London Magazine is a historied publication of arts, literature and miscellaneous interests. Its history ranges nearly three centuries and several reincarnations, publishing the likes of William Wordsworth, William S. Burroughs and John Keats...... £60.00

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(Code No. 6718)

Birch, Walter de Gray.

History of Margam Abbey.

Date. 1997, Facsimlie Edition, Reprinted from 1897 edition.

West Glamorgan Archive Service, Glamorgan. 4to, [ 8 x 10 14ins]. P. xvi, viii 405 + Illustrations throughhout. Limited Edition, number 292 of 400 copies. Original cloth gilt, fine condition. Dust jacket, fine condition.

Margam Abbey was a Cistercian monastery, located in the village of Margam, a suburb of modern Port Talbot in Wales. The abbey was dissolved by King Henry VIII of England in 1536 and sold to Sir Rice Mansel. Significant holdings of the monastery library appear to have survived this event, including the Annales de Margan. At this time, only 12 monks were living in the monastery. From the Mansel family the abbey eventually passed into their descendants in the female line, the Talbot family. In the 19th century, C R M Talbot constructed a mansion at Margam Castle which overlooks the abbey ruins. The nave of the abbey continued in use as the parish church, as it does to this day....... £45.00

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(Code No. 6698)

Ainsworth, W. Harrison..

Bentley's Miscellany.

Jack Sheppard's Life & other tales. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. Volume 6.

Date. 1839.

London: Richard Bentley. 4to,[9 x 6ins]. Pp. 658 + 13 Copper engraved plates by George Cruikshank, foxing.

Jack Sheppard, was born in Whites Row on 4th March 1702, he lost his father and his sister in infancy. When his mother gave him to the workhouse in Bishopsgate at the age of six, but at age twenty he met Elizabeth Lyon, in a public house frequented by criminals and the infamous Jonathan Wild, known as the "Thief-taker General." On 10th September 1724, Sheppard was arrested where he was handcuffed and fettered. He escaped a month later and enjoyed a very public fortnight of liberty In London, eluding the authorities in disguise as a dandy and carousing with Elizabeth Lyon, until arrested by Jonathan Wild. Now the most celebrated criminal in history, hundreds daily paid four shillings to visit Sheppard in his cell, where he enjoyed a drinking match with Figg the prize-fighter. "The Beggar’s Opera,” was. modelled upon Sheppard's life. Original half calf, split hinges with surface loss. Just holding........ £60.00

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(Code No. 6681)

Metcalfe, John. Henry.

A Great Historic Peerage: The Earldom of Wiltes.

2 signed author's letters.

Date. 1899. 500 copies printed of which only 6 are for presentation.

London, Printed for the author at the Chiswick Press. 4to, [8 x 10ins]. Pp. 58, 8 + 4 plates one folding + a loose prospectus. Pages unopened (pages have not been severed from neighbouring pages, unread).

2 loose letters from the author John Metcalfe to the Duke of Westminster, one letter with the Duke's wax seal (damaged). Family names referred to:- Scrope, Bolingbroke, Percy, Clifford, Coke, Chelmsford, etc. Printed cloth, slight marks...... £100.00

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(Code No. 6671)

Jones, G. Hartwell.

Celtic Britain and the pilgrim movement.

Date. 1912. Volume 23.

London, .Society of Cymmrodorion, 8vo, [6 1/2 x 9ins]. Pp. xii,581, (1) + Photo illustrations throughout. Cloth gilt,very good condition. No dust jacket...

A pilgrim is a traveler who is on a journey to a holy place. This is a physical journey (often on foot) to some place of special significance. In the spiritual literature of Christianity, the concept of pilgrim and pilgrimage may refer to the experience of life in the world or to the inner path of the spiritual aspirant from a state of wretchedness to a state of happiness....... £30.00

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(Code No. 6667)

Guiley, Rosemary. Ellen.

The Encyclopedia of Witches and Witchcraft.

Date. 1989.

U.S.A. Facts on File. 4to, [11 x 8 1/2ins]. Pp. 421 + illustrations throughout. Soft covers, very good condition.... £30.00

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(Code No. 6601)

THIERRY (Augustin).

Histoire de la conquête de l'Angleterre par les Normands, de ses causes et de ses suites jusqu'à nos jours, en Angleterre, en Ecosse, en Irlande et sur le continent.

ATLAS volume only.

Date. 1839. 5th edn.

Paris: Just Tessier. oblong 4to. [11 x 8 1/2ins] Pp. 32 + Maps + 10 Plates, showing the full length of the Bayeux Tapestry, foxing throughout. Quarter calf over marbled boards, chipping and rubbed. The Norman conquest of England was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled as William the Conqueror...... £45.00

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(Code No. 6522)

Clarke, J. Reverend.

The Wreck of the Orion: A Tribute of Gratitude.

Date. 1851.

London: Longman, Brown, Green.. 8vo. . Owner's book plate on front past down. Pp. viii, 87 + Map + 2 Lithographic views. Original cloth gilt, cloth hinge split. Holding firm.

The Orion was an iron paddle steamer built in Greenock in 1846. On 17th June 1850 she left Liverpool for Glasgow with 110 passengers on board. The next morning, navigating in a thick mist, she struck a submerged rock in the entrance to Portpatrick harbour. A huge hole was torn in the ship's watertight bulkheads and she sank within minutes. At least 60 passengers were drowned. Some were still asleep in their cabins and others were caught in the suction of the ship as she went down.....£100.00

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(Code No. 6500)

Higgs, Joseph.

A guide to justices; or modern English precedents, for the direction of justices of peace and their clerks, in making out warrants, mittimus's, recognizances, Supersedeas's, Affidavits, Informations, Inquisitions, Summon.......

Date. 1742, 2nd edition.

London, Printed by Henry Lintot. 12mo, [4 1/4 x 7ins]. Pp. [6], 344, [14 ]. Full title:- A guide to justices : or modern English precedents, for the direction of justices of peace and their clerks, in making out warrants, mittimus's, recognizances, Supersedeas's, Affidavits, Informations, Inquisitions, Summons, Precepts, Certificates for the Poor, and Warrants for their Removal, Bonds, &c. Not being in any Book Extant: Also necessary for all Deputy-Lieutenants, Commissioners of Sewers, &c. to assist them in the Execution of their several Offices.

Approv'd and published at the Request of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Gloucester. The second edition corrected, with large additions. By Joseph Higgs, Gent. who has been Clerk to the Commission of the Peace, from the Reign of King Charles the Second to the present Time. Original full calf, rubbed and strained, hinges split. Holding firm.....£350.00

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(Code No. 6477)

Marriott, J. A. R & Arthur D. Innes.

2 Volumes.

England Since Waterloo, & England under the Tudors.

Date. 1920.

London; Methuen & Co Ltd. 8vo, Pp. xxiii 558 + 11 Maps. Pp. xix 481 + 6 Maps. Original half calf gilt. Raised spine bands with gilt decorated panels. Marbled edges....... £45.00

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(Code No. 6474)

Fontaine, Nicolas. 1625-1709.

The History of the Old and New Testament, Extracted Out of Sacred Scripture and Writings of the Fathers. To which are added The Lives, Travels and Sufferings of the Apostles etc. ...Translated from the Sieur De Royaumont, by several hands.

Date. 1703.

London : printed for S. and J. Sprint, C. Brome, J. Nicholson...4to, [7 1/4 x 9 1/2ins].Pp. 424 + 234 copper engraved prints, engraved by Bouche, J. Kip and others + 3 Folding maps, one with splits to folds, no loss. Original full calf gilt, Hinge leather split and slight leather loss. Still holding....... £250.00.

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(Code No. 6431)Swyer Versus Rutter.A Plain Narration of Shastonian Occurrences, Without Comment.Date. 1826.Shaftesbury, Published by John Rutter. 8vo, [5 1/4 x 8 3/4ins]. Title, Preface [i], Index iv. Pp. 64. Original full calf, marked & rubbed with slight leather loss.John Rutter was the Shaftesbury printer and publisher of The Shastonian, an occasional periodical publication, which along with it's publisher was implicated in a libel action, and consequently withdrawn from publication. An unique collection of works relating to the 1828 electoral controversy.....

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(Code No. 6430)

Butler.

Some account of the family of the Butlers, but more particularly of the late Duke of Ormond, the Earl of Ossory his father, and James Duke of Ormond his grandfather .

Date. 1716. 1st Edn.

London : Printed for J. Morphew. 12mo, [4 1/4 x 7ins]. Pp. 256 including portrait frontis, lacks small part of corner, with slight loss, water staining throughout. 18th century half calf gilt, hinge leather split,. Holding firm.

James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde served in the campaign to put down the Monmouth Rebellion, in the Williamite War in Ireland, in the Nine Years' War and in the War of the Spanish Succession but was accused of treason and went into exile after the Jacobite rising of 1715..... £450.00

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(Code No. 6429)

LOCKMAN, John.

A New Roman History, by question and answer.....

Date. 1754, 4th edn.

London: Printed for T. Astley: and sold by R. Baldwin. 12mo, [4 1/4 x 6 3/4ins]. Pp.xii 342, [18] index, one index page damaged with text loss] + 16 copper engraved prints. Original full calf gilt, hinge leather split. Holding firm...... £80.00

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(Code No. 6381)Evans, Edward R. G. R.South with Scott.Date. May 1924.London, Collins' Clear-Type Press. 8vo, [5 1/4 x 7 3/4ins]. Pp. xiv, 284., [vi . adverts]..slight foxing spots + 3 folding maps + 4 photographs by Herbert Ponting. Original decorated cloth, slight rubbing.Evans planned his own Antarctic expedition 1902-04. However, he suspended this plan when offered the post of second-in-command on Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated expedition to the South Pole in 1910-1913, as captain of the expedition ship Terra Nova. He accompanied Scott to within 150 miles of the Pole, but later became seriously ill with scurvy and only narrowly survived the return journey. Ironically, since the entire team that continued towards the Pole died, the life-threatening scurvy indirectly saved Evans' life.....

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(Code No. 6337)Gwynn, Stephen.Captain Scott.Date. 1929, 1st edn. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 8vo [9 x 6ins]. Pp. [viii], 240, [4 adverts] + 8 illustrations including folding map & letter, a few foxing spots. Original decorated cloth gilt, slight fading to spine...Robert Falcon Scott, CVO (1868 - 1912) was a UK Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition, 1901-04, and the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, 1910-13. During this second venture, Scott led a party of five which reached the South Pole on 17 January 1912, only to find that they had been preceded by Roald Amundsen's Norwegian expedition. On their return journey, Scott and his four comrades all died from a combination of exhaustion, starvation and extreme cold.......

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(Code No. 6233)Johnson Charles, (PSUD)..2 Volumes.A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates, and also their Policies, Discipline, and Government.[A History of the Pyrates].Date. 1724-[28].London: C. Rivington... / T. Woodward... . 8vo (5 x 7 3/4ins]. Pp. [xxii], 17-320; [xiv], 1-[416], + Copper engraved map + 2 Copper engraved portrait prints, lacks last blank, (vol 2), some slight browning..Original full calf gilt, just holding...This work is the 1st issue of the 1st edition, misspelt "Captain Thatch" corrected in the 2nd issue of the 1st edition to the correct spelling "Captain Teach." Attributed by some to Daniel Defoe, the work has recently been linked to Nathaniel Mist, a former sailor, journalist, and publisher of the Weekly Journal. It was influential in forming the mythology of pirates, referencing for the first time pirates with missing legs or eyes, buried treasure, and name of the flag the "Jolly Roger." Sabin 36187.

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(Code No. 6223)Geneva Breeches Bible."The Bible: that is, the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Olde and Newe Testament: translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke.....Date. 1594.London, Imprinted at London By the Deputies of Christopher Barker, Printer to the Queenes Most Excellent Maiestie. 8vo, [6 3/4 x 8 3/4ins]. Pp. 190, 254, 242, (22), a few pages with loss, some edges trimmed and marks. A few contemporary marginal doodles. Lacks 4 leaves, (Corinthians). 4 Engraved woodcut maps + Engraved woodcut text plates. Ornamental vignette head-pieces. 18th century full calf, leather hinge splits, rubbed.It is called the "Breeches Bible" from the rendering of Genesis, iii. 7. "Then the eyes of them bothe were opened, and they knewe that they were naked, and they sewed fig tree leaves together, and made themselves breeches."........

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(Code No. 6221)The European Magazine, and London Review: Containing the Literature, History Politics, Arts ........Volume, 21.Date. Jan to June, 1792.London, Printed for J. Sewell, 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8 1/2ins]. 1792. Pp. 488 [14], [2], frontis & title water stained + 12 of 13 Copper engraved plates, lack portrait of John Tooke (publishing error)...Listing:- A Tour through Persia by M D Beauchamp, Life of Dr Johnson by Boswell, Hutton's History of Derby, etc..Original calf gilt, rubbed with surface loss. Holding firm. ......

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(Code No. 6211)Buck, Adam.(Antique print).HENRY HUNT, ESQ.Date. [c.1820].London, Published by Adam Buck. Page size [10 x 14ins]. Image size [8 x 10ins. Original engraved print drawn from life by Adam Buck.Buck was born in Castle Street, Cork. Becoming an accomplished miniaturist in the 1780s whilst still in Ireland, he then made a permanent move to London. A major influence on Regency culture (producing plates of contemporary costume as well as pictures of family and classical scenes, he was influenced by the Greek Revival the furniture, vases, which he collected, sculptures, costumes and even hairstyles in his works are all ancient Greek. He exhibited more than 170 miniatures and small full-length portraits at the Royal Academy between 1795 and 1833.Henry "Orator" Hunt (1773 -1835) was a British radical speaker and agitator remembered as a pioneer of working-class radicalism and an important influence. He advocated parliamentary reform and the repeal of the Corn Laws. Invited, to be one of the scheduled speakers at a rally in Manchester on 16 August 1819, it became the Peterloo Massacre. Arrested and convicted, the incident cost him more than two years in prison.......

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(Code No. 6175)

39 Acts of Parliament. 1768-9.

Anno regni Georgii III, regis Magnæ Britanniæ, Franciæ, & Hiberniæ, decimo quarto : at the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the tenth day of May, anno domini, 1768, in the eighth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third..

Date. 1768-9.

London, Mark Baskett. 4to, [12 x 8 1/2ins] Pp. 1 - 1091, [19 Tables of Statues]. Illuminated initial capitals.

Listed Act:- Raw hides and raw silk from the Colonies in North America, Money raised by a Lottery, Punishment for damaging mine engines, Liberty to carry rice from North and South Carolina to all parts of America and rest of the World, Payments to East India Company. Licence of a playhouse in the County of York, [UK], etc. Original full calf gilt, marked and leather hinge split. Just holding....... £150.00

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(Code No. 6172)

Tyrrell, Henry.

(3 volumes bound up in 2).

The History of the War with Russia:

Giving full details of the Operations of the Allied Armies..

Date. [c.1857].

London, The London Printing and Publishing Company.. 4to, Pp. iv, 384; [iv], 380; [iv], 338 + 3 Steel engraved titles + 63 Steel engraved prints, marginal water stains, including 7 steel engraved coloured in outline maps/plans, very good, by J. Tallis, (as listed). Binding, poor. Because of the water staining, sold as a collection of plates only........ £70.00

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(Code No. 6170)

BURNEY, Charles.

An Account of the Musical Performances in Westminster-Abbey, and the Pantheon,

May 26th, 27th, 29th and June the 3rd and 5th 1784.

In Commemoration of Frederick Handel, (German-born British Baroque composer famous for his operas, oratorios, anthems and organ concertos).

Date. 1785.

London, Printed for the Benefit of the Musical Fund; and sold by T. Payne and Son. 4to, Pp. vii, [i] xvi, 56,139, [1 advert] + 3 of 7 engraved plates, (no plates cut out), foxing spots throughout. Original full calf, marked with some leather loss...... £170.00

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(Code No. 6162)

Treasure, Geoffrey (Editor), Richard Fletcher, Christopher Tyerman, Michael Hicks, C.P, Hill, Roger Ellis.

Who's Who in Roman Britain & Anglo-Saxon England, Early Medieval England, Late Medieval England, Stuart England Britain, Early Hanoverian Britain, Late Hanoverian Britain, and Victorian Britain.

7 Volumes.

Date. 1989-97.

London, Shepheard, Walwyn. 8vo. . Pp. (approx), 450 per volume + Illustrations throughout. Original cloth gilt. Dust jackets, very good condition......... £60.00

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(Code No. 6125)

Church, Rev Alfred.

Stories from Livy.

Date. 1895.

London, Seeley and Co. 8vo Pp. xii, 277 + 16 coloured lithographs by Pinelli, very good condition. Prize binding. Original full calf gilt. Raised spine bands with gilt decorated panels, very slight rubbing.

Titus Livius Patavinus (59 BC - AD 17) known as Livy in English was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome and the Roman people. Ab Urbe Condita Libri, "Books from the Foundation of the City," covering the period from the earliest legends of Rome well before the traditional foundation in 753 BC through the reign of Augustus in Livy's own time........ £40.00

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(Code No. 6124)

Hall, Mrs. S.C.

Pilgrimages to English Shrines.

Date. 1853.

London, Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co. 8vo, [9 x 7ins]. Pp. viii, 588, [16 adverts] + Text illustrations throughout by F.W. Fairholt. Quarter calf gilt. Gilt edges....... £65.00

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(Code No. 6117)

Nolan, E.H. .....

2 Volumes, (complete).

The Illustrated History of the War against Russia.

Date. [c.1857].

London, James S. Virtue. 8vo, [ 7 x 10ins]. Pp. viii, 812, viii, 772, slight foxing + 7 Engraved coloured maps + 65 Steel engraved views & portraits, slight foxing. Original half calf. Raised spine bands gilt with embossed decorated panels, spine chipped at base & rubbed....

The Crimean (1853 -1856) was a conflict between the Russian Empire and an alliance of the French Empire, the British Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and the Kingdom of Sardinia. The war was part of a long-running contest between major European powers for influence over territories of the declining Ottoman Empire. Most of the conflict took place on the Crimean peninsula, but there were smaller campaigns in eastern Anatolia, Caucasus, the Baltic Sea, the Pacific Ocean and the White Sea........ £160.00

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(Code No. 6114)Merivale, Charles, (1808 – 1893).8 Volumes, (complete).HISTORY OF THE ROMANS UNDER THE EMPIRE.Date. 1865.London, Longmans, Green, and Co. 8vo, [5 x 7ins]. Pp. (approx) 450 per volume + Folding maps, very good condition. Original half morocco gilt. Raised spine bands with gilt decorated panels, slight rubbing.Merivale wrote several smaller historical works, and published sermons, lectures and Latin verses. Merivale as a historian cannot be compared with Edward Gibbon, but he takes an eminently common-sense and appreciative view. He also instigating the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race held at Henley on Thames in 1829. He rowed at 4 in the Cambridge boat in the race which Oxford won......

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(Code No. 6005)MORLEY, John.THE LIFE OF WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE.2 Volumes.Date. 1906 reprint.London. Macmillan and Co . . 8vo. Pp viii, viii, 948. Frontis. Half calf gilt, slight scuffing and fading to the spine. Gilt top edge, vg.Gladstone is famous for his oratory, for his rivalry with the Conservative Leader Benjamin Disraeli and his poor relations with Queen Victoria, who once complained, "He always addresses me as if I were a public meeting." Gladstone was known affectionately by his supporters as "The People's William" or the "G.O.M." ("Grand Old Man", or, according to Disraeli, "God's only Mistake"). ...

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(Code No. 5958)

COOP, J. O. Rev.

The Story of the 55th (West Lancashire) Division.

Date. 1919.

Liverpool. Daily Post, 8vo. Pp 184, slight foxing. 10 coloured maps. 11 photographs some folding and 2 coloured plates of badges. Original printed boards,slightly marked. Cloth spine.......£60.00

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(Code No. 5906)Pinnock and Goldsmith.Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr Goldsmith's Abridgment of the History of Rome.....Date. 1832, 12th edn.London, Whittaker & Co. 8vo. Pp. xii 516, [24 adverts] + Portrait frontis + 2 Folding hand-coloured copper engraved maps + Copper engraved town plan of Rome. Original full calf gilt. rubbed & leather hinge split, holding firm.

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(Code No. 5731)The European Magazine, and London Review: Containing the Literature, History Politics, Arts ........Volume, 14.Date. July to December,1788.London, Printed for J. Sewell, 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8 1/2ins]. 1788. Pp. 488, water stained + 11 Copper engraved plates. Original calf gilt, rubbed with surface loss. Holding firm.Including plan for liquidating the claims of the American Loyalists and debates on the Slave Trade regulation bill......

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(Code No. 5689)

Wilkinson, George Theodore.

The Newgate Calendar Improved; being Interesting Memoirs of Notorious Characters who have been convicted of offences against the laws of England.

Volume 5 only of 5.

Date. 1821.

London, T. Kelly. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8 1/2ins]. Pp. 614 + 8 of 9 copper engraved prints. Covers detached. Listing :- The Cato-Street conspiracy, child murder and stealing, administration of drugs, adultery and murder, gaols of Engalnd, etc. Working copy only....... £50.00

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(Code No. 5680)

SMITH, Charles John.

HISTORICAL AND LITERARY CURIOSITIES;

Consisting of Fac-similes of original Documents; Scenes of Remarkable Events and Interesting Localities; and the Birth-Places, Residences, Portraits and Monuments, of Eminent Literary Characters...

Date. 1852.

London, H. Bohn. 4to, [9 x 11ins]. Pp. 100 Loose, (perished gutter percha binding), views, signature, letters, etc, very good condition. No covers. Sold as a collection of plates only..... £80.00

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(Code No. 5605)THOMPSON, Silvanus Phillips, and THOMAS (Eustace)Electrical Tables and Memoranda.(Miniature book).Date. 1893.London, E. & F. N. Spon. Oblong 32mo, [2 3/4 x 2ins.] Pp. [10 adverts], v. 128. [18 adverts] + Text illustrations. Original morocco style gilt soft covers with the original plastic slipcase.Silvanus Phillips Thompson FRS (1851 – 1916) was a professor of physics at the City and Guilds Technical College in Finsbury, England. He was elected to the Royal Society in 1891 and was known for his work as an electrical engineer and as an author. Thompson's most enduring publication is his 1910 text Calculus Made Easy, which teaches the fundamentals of calculus, and is still in print....

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(Code No. 5583)

Cassell's Illustrated History of England; Special Edition

[8 Volumes, complete]

Date. [c.1900].

London, Cassell & Company Limited. 4to, [8 x 10ins]. . Pp. (approx), 600+ per volume + 32 Chromolithographic prints, (printed colour), as listed, very good condition + black and white illustrations throughout. Original gilt-decorated cloth, slight marks. Lists:- Vol.1. 55.B.C - A.D 1450, vol. 2. 1450-1641, vol. 3. 1641-1711, vol. 4. 1712 -1810, vol. 5. 1810-1850, vol. 6. 1850-1871, vol. 7. 1871-1883, vol. 8. 1884-1895. Heavy books..... £80.00

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(Code No. 5572)STACKHOUSE, Thomas, Vicar of Beenham.A New History of the Holy Bible from the Beginning of the World to the Establishment of Christianity.2 Volumes.Date. 1762.London, John Hinton. Folio, [15 x 10ins]. . Pp. lx; vii 1650, [50 index]. Preiminary marginal waterstaining to volume 2 + 5 Full page copper engraved maps + 99 Full page copper engraved plates, some folding. Original full calf gilt, splits to leather hinges. Holding firm. Heavy books.The great work of Stackhouse was his 'New History of the Holy Bible which tradition says, he wrote in the 'Three Kings - Jack's Booth' public house in Sulhamstead, just across the Kennet Valley from Beenham in Berkshire.. He brought it out in numbers and then published in two folio volumes in 1737, with a dedication to his patron, Bishop Gibson. In 1732, while engaged on his great 'History of the Bible,' he issued a pamphlet (now very scarce) called 'Bookbinder, Bookprinter and Bookseller confuted; or Author's Vindication of himself,' which related his troubles with two booksellers, from a condition of extreme distress. .....

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(Code No. 5548)A Lady. (Hannah Glasse).The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy; which far exceeds and thing of the kind yet published .Date. 1765, 9th edn. London, A. Millar... 8vo, [5 1/4 x 8ins]. Pp. vi, [24], 384, [16, index], lacks last page of index. Original full calf with raised spine bands, rubbed and slight leather split to upper hinge......

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(Code No. 5503)

POTTER, John, successively Bishop of Oxford and Archbishop of Canterbury.

2 Volumes.

Archaeologiae Graecae, or, The Antiquities of Greece.

Date. 1728.

Oxford, Abel Swall & Ja. & Jo. Knapton. 8vo, [5 1/4 x 8 1/4ins]. Pp. [8] 420. 464 + Index, [11] + 24 copper engraved plates. Volume 2, original full panelled calf gilt, splits & Volume 1, 19th century cloth gilt rebound, rubbed.

List: - Civil Government of Athens, military affairs, customs, religion, and Olympic Games.... £220.00

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(Code No. 5491)HERSCHEL, John Frederick William.A Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy.Date. 1st edn.London: Longman..... 12mo, [4 1/4 x 6 3/4ins.] 1830, Pp. vii, [1], 372 + Portrait frontis, very good. Original full leather, gilt-tooled roll frame. Raised spine bands with gilt decorated panels, slight rubbing.Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet KH, FRS ( 1792 – 1871) was an English mathematician, astronomer, chemist, and experimental photographer/inventor. His preliminary discourse on the study of natural philosophy published early in 1831 set out methods of scientific investigation with an orderly relationship between observation and theorising....

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(Code No. 5480)

Whiston, William.

The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian and Celebrated Warrior. With Three Dissertations concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, James the Just, God's Command to Abraham, &c.

Two Volumes, [Complete].

Date. 1825.

London, William Baynes and Son. 8vo, [6 x 9ins.] Pp. [2], 635. 652, slight foxing + Portrait frontis + 2 Folding engraved maps. Original diced calf. Raised spine bands with gilt decorated panels, slight rubbing and slight leather split to hinge. Holding firm.

Titus Flavius Josephus was a 1st-century Romano-Jewish historian and hagiographer of priestly and royal ancestry who recorded Jewish history, with special emphasis on the 1st century AD and the First Jewish-Roman War which resulted in the Destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD. He has been credited by many as recording some of the earliest history of Jesus Christ outside of the gospels.... £90.00

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(Code No. 5478)The European Magazine, and London Review: Containing the Literature, History Politics, Arts ........Volume, 21.Date. Jan to June, 1792.London, Printed for J. Sewell, 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8 1/2ins]. 1792. Pp. 488 [14], [2], frontis & title water stained + 12 of 13 Copper engraved plates, (publishing error). Original calf gilt, rubbed with surface loss. Holding firm.....

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(Code No. 5468)

Fitchett, W. H.

The Great Duke.

2 Volumes, (complete).

Date. 1915.

London, Smith, Elder and Co. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8ins]. Pp. xx, 371. vi, 404 + 2 Engraved portrait frontis + 16 Maps, very good condition. Some pages uncut. Original half calf gilt. Raised spine bands with gilt-decorated panels. Previous owner's gilt-decorated device on upper cover. Gilt top edges.

Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, 1769 -1852, was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman, and one of the leading military and political figures of the 19th century.... £65.00

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(Code No. 5461)The European Magazine and London Review, containing Literature, History, Politics, Arts, Manners and Amusements of the Age.Volume. 19 for [Jan - June] 1791.Date. 1791.London: J. Sewell. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8 1/2ins.] Pp. 480, [pp.14 index] + 13 of 14, (publishing error), copper engraved plates, some water staining. Including one damaged plate. Listing articles about:- Memoirs of James Boswell, John Wesley, Mademoiselle La Chevaliere D'eon, (cross-dresser), Edystone Lighthouse, and Colonel Daniel Boone, one of the original settlers at Kentucky, etc. Original full calf gilt, Rubbed and some slight surface leather loss. Holding firm.....

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(Code No. 5460)Ranke, Leopold .2 Volumes.A History of the Papacy, Political And Ecclesiastical, in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.Glasgow, Blackie & Son. 8vo, [6 x 8 3/4ins]. 1850. Pp. lv, 633. iv, 604 + 20 Steel engraved plates, slight foxing. Marbled page-edges. Original half calf gilt. Raised spine bands with elaborate gilt-decorated panels....

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(Code No. 5445)

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.

4 Volumes bound in 2.

Cosmos : a sketch of a physical description of the universe .

Date. 1851-60.

London, Henry G. Bohn, 12mo, [5 x 7 1/4ins]. Pp. ix, 742, 16. xi, 601, 7, slight foxing + Engraved portrait frontis. Original half morocco gilt, over marbled boards, rubbed.

Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander Freiherr von Humboldt, (1769 – 1859) was a German naturalist and explorer, and the younger brother of the Prussian minister, philosopher, and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767–1835). Humboldt's work on botanical geography was the foundation of the field of biogeography....£80.00

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The European Magazine, and London Review: Containing the Literature, History Politics, Arts ........

Volume, 18.

Date. July to December, 1790.

London, Printed for J. Sewell, 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8 1/2ins]. 1790. Pp. 480 [12], [3 adverts] + 14 of 15 Copper engraved plates, (publishing error).Original calf gilt, rubbed with surface loss. Holding firm.... £50.00

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(Code No. 5386)Tytler, Alexander Fraser. (1747-1813)Elements of General History, Ancient and Modern. To which are added a Table of Chronology, and a Comparative view of Ancient and Modern Geography.Date. 1818 7th edn.London.Cadell & others. 8vo. 2 Volumes. Pp xvi 336. xii 482, vg. 6 Hand coloured folding world maps, vg. Including Modern America, Africa, Europe, Asia and Ancient "Italia Graecia & Asia" and " Orbis, Peteribus Notus". Original full calf gilt, slight rubbing. Hinge leather split, holding firm. Marbled edges.Tyler was appointed Professor of History at the University of Edinburgh in 1780 and was praised by Lord Cockburn for his 'elegant and judicious' lectures. He published several historical texts and a History of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1787). He was a member of the group of contributors to The Mirror and The Lounger, and in later life he published several legal texts, edited a collection of the works of Allan Ramsay and wrote a life of Henry Home, Lord Kames....

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(Code No. 5382)STACKHOUSE, Thomas, Vicar of Beenham.A New History of the Holy Bible from the Beginning of the World to the Establishment of Christianity.Date. 1742. 2nd edn.London, Stephen. Austen. Folio, [15 x 10ins]. Pp. lx; vii 1650, [50 index]. Marginal waterstaining & fraying to edges, pp 769 to796, no loss + 5 Full page copper engraved maps + 29 Full page copper engraved plates, very good. Original full calf gilt, some leather loss & marked. Holding firm. Heavy books.The great work of Stackhouse was his 'New History of the Holy Bible which tradition says, he wrote in the 'Three Kings - Jack's Booth' public house in Sulhamstead, just across the Kennet Valley from Beenham in Berkshire.. He brought it out in numbers and then published in two folio volumes in 1737, with a dedication to his patron, Bishop Gibson. In 1732, while engaged on his great 'History of the Bible,' he issued a pamphlet (now very scarce) called 'Bookbinder, Bookprinter and Bookseller confuted; or Author's Vindication of himself,' which related his troubles with two booksellers, from a condition of extreme distress...

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(Code No. 5368)RUSHOUT, John, Baron Northwick. / Mr. Phillips.Catalogue of the late Lord Northwick’s ... Collection of Ancient and Modern Pictures, Cabinet of Miniatures and Enamels, and other Choice Works of Art, and the Furniture, Plate, Wines and Effects, at Thirlestone House, Cheltenham, etc.Date. 1859.London, J. Davy & Sons. 4to, [7 1/2 x 10ins]. Ex library. Pp. iv. 200, including 622 lots listing the finest pictures, wines, silver, bronzes, etc. Original blind stamped cloth gilt, slight fading...

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(Code No. 5338)Tomline, George.3 Volumes.Memoirs of the life of the Right Honorable William Pitt ...Date. 1821, 3rd edn.London : John Murray. 8vo, [6 x 8 1/2ins.] Pp. xi 568. iv 508. iv 551. Original half calf gilt, lacks some titles & some spine leather loss...Son of William Pitt the Elder, Earl of Chatham, this William Pitt is the youngest prime minister on record, winning the post at the tender age of 24 in 1783. As prime minister he is remembered for his tough policies against corruption, fiscal reform, shifting power toward the House of Commons and the union with Ireland.

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(Code No. 5265)

Burnet, Gilbert, [1643-1715].

6 Volumes.

Bishop Burnet’s History of his own timewith the Suppressed Passages of the First Volume, and Notes By the Earls of Dartmouth and Hardwicke, and Speaker Onslow, Hitherto Unpublished to Which are Added the Cursory Remarks of Swift,...

Date. 1823.

Oxford, Clarendon Press. 8vo, 5 1/2 x 9ins. Pp. xxxii, 601,479, 391, 561,451,459, [1] + 2 Copper engraved portrait frontis. Original half calf over marbled boards, rubbed with some surface leather loss and slight leather hinge split . All holding firm.

Gilbert Burnet was a Scottish theologian and historian, and Bishop of Salisbury. He was fluent in Dutch, French, Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. Burnet was respected as a cleric, a preacher, and an academic, as well as a writer and historian. Burnet began his History of My Own Time in 1683, covering the English Civil War and the Commonwealth of England to the Treaty of Utrecht of 1713. The first volume was published in 1724, ending before the Glorious Revolution. In 1734 the second volume was published, taking the History to the Treaty of Utrecht. This critical edition in six volumes with numerous footnotes was edited by Martin Routh. £100.00

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(Code No. 5257)Taylor, Rev. James. (Ed).Volumes 5 and 6.The Family History of England. Civil, Military, Social, Commercial & Religious. From the earliest period to the Present Time.Date. [c.1860.]London, William Mackenzie. 4to, [8 x 10 1/2ins.] Pp viii, 400. viii, 344. lvi + 2 Portrait frontis, (one coloured) + 2 Printed coloured engraved titles + 3 engraved maps + 6 Steel engraved view plates + 6 Steel engraved portrait plates, very good condition. Original half morocco gilt, hinges rubbed. Holding firm.

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(Code No. 5238)HALLAM, Henry.3 Volumes.The Constitutional History of England From the Accession of Henry VII. To the Death of George II.Date. 1867.London, John Murray. 8vo. Pp. 419, 457, 465. Original full calf gilt with raised spine bands gilt and gilt-decorated panels, rubbed with some surface loss.

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(Code No. 5239)

Samuel Pepys.

2 Volumes bound in 1.

The Diary of Samuel Pepys.

Date. [c.1920.]

London, Dent. 8vo, [5 x7ins.] Pp. viii, 666, [4], 719, front flyleaf marked. Original half calf and raised spine bands with gilt-decorated spine panels.

Samuel Pepys, (1633 – 1703), was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament, who is now most famous for his diary. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and subsequently King James II. His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early days of the Royal Navy. £60.00

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(Code No. 5123)

Cain C W.

Aircraft in Profile.

Volume 1 Part 1, Volume 1 part 2 and Volume 14.

Date. 1975-76

UK. Profile Publications, 4to,[7 1/2 x 10ins.] Pp, 144, 144, 160, one volume's dust jacket price clipped. Original cloth gilt, very good. Dust jackets, very good. £40.00

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(Code No. 5103)

Walsh, Walter.

The Secret History of the Oxford Movement, new preface containing a reply to Critics.

Date. 1899.

London, Swan Sonnenschein, 8vo, [5 x 7 1/2ins.] Pp. xlvii, 424, 8, (3). Original printed wrappers. £35.00

The Oxford Movement was a movement of High Church Anglicans, eventually developing into Anglo-Catholicism. The members of which were often associated with the University of Oxford, argued for the recovery of tradtional aspects of the Christian faith, subsequently lost, and their inclusion into Anglican liturgy and theology and conceived of the Anglican Church as one of three branches of the Catholic Church. It was also known as the Tractarian Movement after its series of publications Tracts for the Times, published 1833 to 1841. The group was also disparangily called Newmanites (until 1845) and Puseyites (after 1845) after the two prominent Tractarians.

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(Code No. 5083)Jomini, Antoine. Henri, Baron de.The Art of War.Date. 1868.Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co. 8vo, [8 x 5 1/2ins]. Pp. 410, 2 pages with offsetting from a book marker. + 3 folding engraved maps. Original cloth gilt, previous owner's name on upper cover.Antoine-Henri, baron Jomini (1779–1869) was a general in the French and later in the Russian service, and one of the most celebrated writers on the Napoleonic art of war. According to the historian John Shy, Jomini "deserves the dubious title of founder of modern strategy.

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(Code No. 5043)Preston. Antony.Warship.(5 VOLUMES).Date. 1980-84. London, Conway Maritime Press . 4to, [7 1/2 x 9 3/4ins.] Pp (approx), 260 per volume, very good + illustrations throughout. Volumes 2-5 lacking dust jackets. Original cloth gilt, very good. Heavy books. Antony Preston was born in 1938 in Salford, Lancashire, and educated in South Africa at King Edward VII School, Johannesburg, and the University of Witwatersrand.[1] On his return to England he spent some years at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, before becoming Editor of the periodical “Defence”.During the 1970s he was employed by a specialist publisher, Conway Maritime Press, as editor of their Warships annual; he resumed this post in 1996. Antony Preston lived in London until his death in 2004.

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(Code no. 5031)Williams, Lieut-Colonel.England's Battles By Sea and Land .Volumes 1, 2 & 3 of 4.Date. [c.1850]London Printing & Publishing Company. 4to, [8 x 10 1/2ins.] . Pp. 392, 320, 432 + 68 Steel engraved plates, slight foxing & marks + 2 Tallis maps of Northern India & British India, very good. The three volumes cover the periods 1792-1857. Original half calf gilt with raised spine bands gilt and blind stamped decorated panels.

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(Code No. 5029)

Adams, W. H.

Davenport Memorable Battles in English History.

Date. 1863.

London,Griffith and Farran. Pp. xii 468 + Frontis, slight foxing. Original full calf gilt. Raised spine bands with gilt-decorated panels, slight rubbing & marks. Marbled edges and end papers. £65.00

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(Code No. 5028)Newbolt, Henry.The Year of Trafalgar, Being An Account of the Battle And of the Events Which Led Up to It, With a Collection of the Poems and Ballads Written there upon Between 1805 and 1905 .Date. 1905. London, John Murray. 8vo, [ 5 1/4 x 7 3/4ins.] Pp. xvi, 244 + Engraved frontis + 5 engraved charts. Original full calf gilt. Raised spine bands with gilt-decorated panels, slight rubbing. Marbled edges and end papers.

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(Code No. 5018)

Kemp, Paul & David Miller.

(2 Volumes.)

Midget Submarines of the Second World War & U-Boats History, Development and Equipment, 1914-1945.

Date. 1999-2000.

London, Caxton Editions & Conway Maritime Press Limited.. Folio. Pp 208, 125, very good. + Illustrations throughout. Original cloth with dust jackets. Heavy books £30.00

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(Code No. 5034).WILLIAMS, Henry.Smith (ed).The Historians' History of The World.25 Volumes, (Complete).London. The Times. 1907. 4to [ 9¾ x 12 ins]. Pp (approx) 640 per volume, very good. Illustrated throughout. Original full morocco covers with blind stamped Arts & Craft style decoration. Raised spine bands with blind stamped Arts and Craft style decorated panels, Gilt top edge. Bevelled boards. Very minor faults. Fine bindings. Heavy Books.

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(Code No. 5001)Lambert, Andrew.The Last Sailing Battlefleet. Maintaining Naval Mastery 1815-1850.Date. 1991.London: Conway Maritime Press. 4to, [8 x 11ins.]. Pp.214 + Illustrations throughout, very good. Listing - Creating a new battlefleet: 1815-30, gun ship devolopment , warship design and construction, navigation, etc. Original cloth gilt with dust jackets. (As new). Heavy book.

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(Code No. 5000)Gardiner, Robert .The Advent of Steam The Merchant Steamship before 1900, The Golden Age of Shipping The Classic Merchant Ship 1900-1960 and The Shipping Revolution The Modern Merchant Ship.(3 Volumes).Date. 1992-94.London: Conway Maritime Press. 4to, [8 x 11ins.]. Pp.190, 192, 208 + Illustrations throughout, very good. No, 487, (all 3 copies with the same edition number), of a limited edition of 2000 copies. Listing - Early merchant steam shipping, marine engineering devolopment , ship design and construction, navigation, etc.Original cloth gilt with dust jackets. (As new). Heavy books.

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(Code No. 4999)Gardiner, Robert .Steam Steel Shellfire 1815-1905, The Eclipse of the Big Gun 1906-45, Navies in the Nuclear Age since 1945.(3 Volumes.)Date. 1992-93.London: Conway Maritime Press. 4to, [8 x 11ins.]. Pp.192, 223, 224 + Illustrations throughout, very good. No, 487, (all 3 copies with the same edition number), of a limited edition of 2000 copies. Listing - Warships 1815-1990s. Original cloth gilt with dust jackets. (As new). Heavy books.

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(Code No. 4998)Gardiner, Robert .Sail's Last Century, Cogs, The Line of Battle, Caravels and Galleons & Heyday of Sail.(4 Volumes.)Date. 1992-95.London: Conway Maritime Press. 4to, [8 x 11ins.]. Pp.176, 175, 188, 208, + Illustrations throughout, very good. No, 487, (all 4 copies with the same edition number), of a limited edition of 2000 copies. Listing - Marchant shipping 1650 to 1930 & Sailing ships and Sailing Warships, 1000 to 1840. Original cloth gilt with dust jackets. (As new).

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(Code No. 4963)

Fox-Davies.A.C.

A Complete Guide to Heraldry.

Date. 1985.

London, Orbis Publishing. 4to, [8 x 10 1/2ins.] Pp xii, 513 + Illustrations throughout. Original cloth gilt with dust jacket. £33.00

Fox-Davies classic work which contains a most useful and comprehensive guide to the laws and practice of heraldry and new rulings and developments that have occurred.

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(Code No. 4886)Kennett, Basil (1674-1715).Romæ Antiquæ Notitia: or, the antiquities of Rome. In two parts.Date. 1726.London. D. Brown. 8vo, [8 x 5ins.] Pp. [16], xxx 375, [26], [1] + 13 Copper engraved plates, some folding. Original full panelled calf gilt, some surface loss & split hinges. Holding firm.

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(Code No. 4760)RUSSELL, William 1741-1793.The History of Modern Europe with an account of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire and a View of the Progress of Society From the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the peace of Paris in 1763.4 Volumes, complete.Date. 1842.London. Longman Brown & Co....8vo, [6 x 9ins.] Pp. xl,653, xxxv 633, xxxv713, xxxii 760, very good. Contemporary full polished tan calf gilt with raised spine bands and gilt-decorated spine panels, slight rubbing. Marbled edges.

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(Code No. 4733)

The Mariner's Mirror.

The Journal of the Society of Nautical Research.

10 Volumes.

Date. 1947 to 1956.

Cambridge. Cambridge University Press. 8vo, [7 x 9ins.] Pp. 360 (approx) per volume. illustrated throughout. Original Cloth gilt. £95.00

The Society for Nautical Research was founded in 1910 to promote the academic field of maritime history in the United Kingdom, it is internationally recognised as the pre-eminent English-language journal on naval and maritime history, nautical archaeology and all aspects of seafaring and lore of the sea up to the 1950's.

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(Code No. 4727)Miller, Hugh, 1802-1856.2 Volumes.The Testimony of the Rocks....... natural and revealed & The Old Red Sandstone or New Walks in an Old Field.Date. 1857-58.Edinburgh Constable. 8vo, [5 x 8ins.] Pp xi, 500. 385,[6] adverts + Hand coloured folding sectional plan + full page plates & text illustrations throughout. Original blind stamped cloth gilt, slight splits to hinges. Hugh Miller, Scottish geologist As a geological writer, he raised public interest in geologic history, he had great experience in the field, particularly in the local Devonian rocks, for his initial interest in geology was stimulated by his work as a quarryman. His best known work in science is his description of the Devonian fossil fish of Scotland. He died at his own hands apparently aggravated by the stress of writing his final work, The Testimony of the Rocks, in which he tried to reconcile his religious beliefs with the scientific evidence of his studies. From Today in Science History.

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(Code No. 4685)

LUCKOMBE, Philip.

A Concise History of the Origin and Progress of Printing; with Practical Instructions to the Trade in General. Compiled from Those who have Wrote on this Curious Art .

Date. 1770.

London. W. Adlard and J. Browne. 8vo, [5 x 8 1/2ins.] Pp. xiv,502,[4].+ Engraved frontis and illustrated throughout. Original full calf, covers detached with some loss. £300.00. Scarce.

The history and art of printing, invention, specimens of printing types, and various languages, music types, ornamentation, printing materials, different founts of letter and their properties, printing presses, the compositor's business, alphabets and characters, and warehousing, etc.

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(Code No. 4655)Gurney. J. and T. (Stenographer.).The trial of John Frost for high treason, under a Special Commission, held at Monmouth, 1839-40. Taken in short-hand by J. and T. Gurney.Date. 1840.London, Saunders.. 8vo. Pp 778. Original trade boards. lacks spine title label. Edges untrimmed. John Frost was a member of the SCI, (Society for Constitutional Information), a former associate of Pitt, an attorney and a friend of Paine's. On 6 November 1792 he got involved in a dispute with a friend over the French revolution in a tavern and was heard to say "Equality, and No King". This dispute was reported by publicans to government informers. When Frost went to Paris later that month, the government declared him an outlaw and encouraged him to stay in France. Frost, challenging the government to act, returned and surrendered himself to the authorities. Suggestions began to float around, from government and radical sources alike, that the government was embarrassed to prosecute Frost because of his former friendship with Pitt. But on 27 May, he was brought to trial for sedition. Erskine defended Frost, arguing that there was no seditious intent to his statement, his client was drunk, he was in a heated argument, and he was in a private space (the tavern). The Attorney-General contended that Frost "was a man whose seditious intent was carried with him wherever he went". The jury convicted him.

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(Code No. 4656)Blanco, Richard L ( British Army Doctor.)Wellington’s Surgeon General.(Sir James McGrigor).Date. 1974. Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press. 4to. Pp xiv, 235 + [8] ill, maps, portraits, plates, very good. Original cloth gilt. Dust Jacket, some foxing.The French military surgeon, Baron D. J. Larrey (1766-1842), is well known but his British near-equivalent, James McGrigor (1771-1858), is less renowned. Nevertheless, his role was almost as important, and this book is the first to trace his career in detail. He introduced sweeping reforms in preventive medicine, evacuation of the wounded, organization of hospitals, field and static, medical and surgical therapy as applied to soldiers, and in the administrative and other aspects of military medicine. Articles from Medical History.

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(Code No. 4653)

Dible, J Henry.

Napoleon's Surgeon.

(Dominique-Jean. Larrey. 1766-1842).

Date. 1970.

London, William Heinemann Medical Books Ltd., 4to. Pp xv ,346, very good + Maps & plates throughout. Original cloth gilt. Dust jacket, slight rubbing and nick to edge. £55.00.

Praised by Napoleon as "the worthiest man I ever met," Dominique-Jean Larrey (1766-1842), his legendary surgeon. Larrey became a field doctor with the rank of Major of the Army of the Rhine. He soon recognized the need for better organization in the battlefield, as victims died before they could receive any medical assistance. It was during this period of the French Revolutionary Wars that he thought of his celebrated Ambulance Volante or "the flying ambulances." The flying ambulances were horse drawn wagons for collecting and carrying the wounded from the battlefield to base hospitals. Moreover, his attention to the wounded on both sides of the battlefield was a noble concept for which Larrey should be credited. These revolutionary ideas for the care of the wounded survived to modern times in the form of the Red Cross. From the Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia (JMAG).


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(Code No. 4604)

GIFFORD, C. H.

History of the Wars Occasioned by the French Revolution, Commencement of Hostilities in 1792, to the End of the Year 1816; Embracing a Complete History of the Revolution.

2 Volumes.

No Date, [c.1817.]

London. Thomas Kelly. 4to, [9 x 11ins.] Pp. x; vii, 1741, Frontis & titles, creased & marked + 5 Hand-coloured copper engraved maps, as listed + 33 of 35 copper engraved plates, (publishing error, the 2 missing plates were never present), some marginal nicks, well away from the engraved area and slight foxing. Original full reverse calf gilt, split to 2 hinges with some slight loss. Holding firm. £150.00

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(Code No. 4565)Williams, Lt.-Col.The Life and Times of the late Duke of Wellington: Comprising the Campaigns and Battle-Fields of Wellington and his comrades. .... England’s Battles by Sea and. Land.8 Volumes.Date. [c.1850].The London Printing and Publishing Company. 4to Pp. 160 per volume, (approx) + 4 engraved titles + 71 Steel engraved plates that includes 42 views. Lacks Tallis Maps. Original cloth gilt, poor. Sold as a working copy only.

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(Code No. 4540)COTTERILL, JAMES H. & SLADE, JOHN HENRY.Lessons in Applied Mechanics.Date. 1894.London. Macmillan. 16 1/2 x 4 1.2ins. Pp xiv, 512 + text illustrations throughout, very good. Presented by the Council of King's College London. Original full morocco gilt. Raised spine bands with gilt-decorated panels, All edges gilt. Fine copy.

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(Code No. 4534)

Jarrin, G. A.

The Italian Confectioner; Or, Complete Economy of Desserts, According to the Most Modern and Approved Practice.

Date. 1861,revised.

London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge. 8vo, 4 1/2 x 7ins. Pp xxxiv, 298, 19, [3] adverts, very good condition, including portrait frontis + 6 full page engraved plates, (place setting diagrams) + 2 Fold-out engraved plates, very good condition. Original quarter morocco, chipping with slight loss and marked.

- Jarrin describes himself on the title page as an "ornamental confectioner," attributes recent advances in the confectioner's art in England to two factors: the aid of modern chemistry and the French Revolution, which led many leading chefs and confectioners to seek refuge and employment in England. 599 recipes are given. Originally published in 1820 this is a masterful, thorough work and one of the most important on confectionery, chocolate work and ice-cream to appear in the nineteenth century. £250.00

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(Code No. 4527)

SCOTT. William, (Editor).

THE HOUSE BOOK; or, Family Chronicle of Useful Knowledge, and Cottage Physician: combining Medicine, Cookery, Diet, General Economy, Health, Sea-Bathing, Gardening, Manufactures, Arts, etc. with the various branches of Domestic Concerns....

Date. 1826.

London. Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper. 8vo, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4ins. Pp xvi, 614, very good + Engraved frontis by Cruikshank, very good. Original half calf, Spine missing & boards detached. £110.00

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(Code No. 4514)

JONES, Richard Phillips. (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons).

Observations on Cholera Asiatica; its Symptoms, mode of Treatment, and Prevention.

Date. 1849, 2nd edn.

London, Chester [printed]. 8vo, 4 1/2 x 7 3/4ins. Pp. 95, [1], part of front free end paper missing. Original cloth with printed title label. Faded. £150.00

When cholera occurs in an unprepared community, case-fatality rates may be as high as 50%. London in 1849 saw the worst outbreak in the city's history, claiming 14,137 lives, over twice as many as the 1832 outbreak. In 1849 cholera claimed 5,308 lives in the port city of Liverpool, and 1,834 in Hull. An outbreak in North America took the life of former U.S. President James K. Polk.

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(Code No. 4480)

Keene's Bath Journal, General Advertiser for Somerset and Adjoining Counties.

( Bound volume of Newspapers.)

Date. November, 1907 to November 1908.

Bath. Printed and published by J. B. Keene. November,1907 to November 1908. Presented to Councillor T.H. Miller. Mayor. With Alderman & Mrs C.Bryan, Oliver's kind regards. Large Folio, [19 x 24ins.] Pp. 7 per week, one week's title missing. Top of one week's edition, water stained.  Original half morocco, Split to hinges, edges water stained and boards slightly cockled. All edges gilt. First Published Monday 27/2/1743-4. Became Boddely's Bath Journal in 1756. On 3/1/1757 it was printed for John Keene, brother-in-law of Mr.Thomas Boddely deceased'. Title reverted to Bath Journal 8/3/1773. It became Keene's Bath Journal in January 1822 and was absorbed by the Bath Herald in March 1916. Weight of volume, 6.5kg.  To see more images go to:-   [View Bookseller's Homepage] ...... £110.00

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(Code No. 4454)

HALL, HUBERT.

Court Life Under the Plantagenets. (Reign of Henry the Second).

Date. 1890.

London. Swan Sonnenschein & Co. 8vo, [6 x 8 1/2ins.] Pp vi 270 [1] + 5 coloured plates in facsimile by Ralph Nevill, some heightened in gold + text illustrations throughout, some foxing spots. Original half calf gilt, slight rubbing. £35.00

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(Code No. 4435) Articles of Agreements, Heads of Agreements and Sum-Contracts, Memorandum of Agreement and Indentures.Date. 1859-87.15 Welsh, etc, Railway Company Agreements for Working, (very good).London. Railway Companies. 4to, [7 1/2 x 12ins.] Vale of Clwyd Railway, Deed of Grant for Telegraphs, Irish Postal service, City of Dublin Steam Packet Company, 2 x Denbigh and Ruthin Railway Company, 2 x Chester And Holyhead Railway Company, Oswestry and Newton Railway Company, Shewsbury and Welshpool Railway Company, Dundalk Greenore Railway Company , Mold & the Denbigh Railway Company, Carnarvon and Llanberris Railway Company, and the Cambrian Railway Company. (Approx) 4 pp.,each.

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(Code No. 4307)

Rhind. William, Graeme:

The CREATION Illustrated by Six Engravings on Steel Exhibiting The Progressive Advance of Creation through the Six Days in a Series of Letters from a Father to his Children.

London. S. Bagster & Sons,and others. 8vo. ca1840. Pp xii 396 iv (3) + 6 Steel engravings, (as listed), some foxing throughout, including 4 Eastern hemisphere maps. Original cloth gilt, poor. £60.00

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(Code No. 4306)Blair, David, Rev.UNIVERSAL PRECEPTOR being a General Grammar of Arts, Science & Useful Knowledge.Date. 1819.London. Richard, Phillips. 12mo, [4 x 5 1/2ins.] Ppvi 346. Text illustrations throughout + folding engraved frontis. Original full calf gilt, splits to hinges.

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(Code No. 4283)Wallis Budge, E A,The Book of the Dead.The Papyrus of Ani in the British Museum.London. British Museum. Longmans and others. 1895. Folio [ 265 x 330 mm ]. Pp clv 377.,vg. Original morocco gilt, Rubbed and slight splits to hinges. Top edge gilt. [Weight approx 5kg]

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(Code No. 4278)Clark, Hugh.An introduction to Heraldry - Containing the origin and use of Arms; Rules for blazoning and marshalling Coat armours; the English and Scottish regalia; a Dictionary of Heraldic terms; orders of Knighthood, illustrated and explained.Date. 1834, 12th edn.London. Henry Washbourne. 12mo, [4 1/2 x 7 ins.] Pp vii (1),292, split to one page of text + 48 full page engravings, very good. Original cloth gilt. split to hinges, Holding firm.

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(Code No. 4211)

Bell.James.

A view of Universal History, Literature and the Several Schools of Painting.......

TWENTY-FIVE ILLUMINATED CHRONOLOGICAL TABLES etc.

London. Robert Baldwin. 1842 5th edition. Folio [14 x 19 1/2]. Title page + pp.3. Dedication + p. 4. Preface + 25 Double and full page hand colour coded chronological universal history tables. Original half calf gilt, marked and frayed, binding just holding. £70.00

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(Code No. 4178)The Steam Ship CITY OF RICHMOND.8 Daily News Sheets.Nos. 53 to 61. Missing Nos. 54 & 55.August 16th to 25th August 1892.Page size [6 x 8 1/2 ins.] 8 News Sheets, published on board ship, of a pleasure excursion to the fjords of Norway listing, places visited, scenery, enterainments, people on board, etc. The Steam Ship CITY OF RICHMOND was built as a passenger vessel and Transatlantic liner by Tod & McGregor Glasgow. Launched: Saturday, 15 February 1873. Scrapped - 1896. Tonnage: 4607 grt. Owner : Inman Line Liverpool. Foxing spots throughout. Very rare.

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(Code No. 4134)

Tyrrell, Henry.

THE HISTORY OF THE WAR WITH RUSSIA.

Vol. 7 only.

London Printing and Publishing Company . ca1860. 4to, [8 x 11 ins]. Pp 176 + 6 Steel engraved plates + 3 hand coloured in outline John Tallis maps of Russia in Europe, Russia in Asia and Independent Tartary. Original cloth gilt, part of spine cloth missing and some rubbing. £45.00

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(Code No. 4133).

Williams, Lieut.-Col.

The Life and Times of the Late Duke of Wellington...

Volume 3, only.

London: John Tallis & Company. ca1850. 4to, [8 x 11 ins.] Pp 212 + Engraved title page + 5 Steel engraved plates + 3 hand coloured in outline John Tallis maps of France, Germany and Prussia, very good condition. Original cloth gilt, rubbed. £55.00

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(Code No. 4066eb)HOZIER, H. M.The Russo-Turkish War : Including an Account of the Rise and Decline of the Ottoman Power, and the History of the Eastern Question.5 Volumes.Edinburgh. William Mackenzie. ca1870. 4to, [ 9 x 10 1/2 ins,] Pp 954,[ii],[ii],(1) + 32 engraved coloured maps, plans, views and portraits, Gilt decorated red cloth with bevelled edges, some slight marks. All edges gilt.The Russo-Turkish War of 1877–1878 had its origins in the Russian goal of gaining access to the Mediterranean Sea and capturing the Balkan Peninsula from the Ottoman Empire.

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(Code No. 4016)Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black. 1861. 8vo, [4 1/2 x 7 ins.] Pp vii 190. Text illustrations throughout. Original cloth gilt, faded spine and chipping to top and bottom of spine. was born in Slough, Berkshire, he became friends with Charles Babbage and George Peacock. He took up astronomy in 1816, building a reflecting telescope with a mirror 18 inches in diameter and with a 20-foot focal length. He also coined the term photography and applied the terms negative and positive to photography.

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(Code No. 3937) Ward, J. S. M.: Freemasonry and the Ancient Gods. London. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton. 1926,2nd edn. 8vo. Pp XXII, 373. Illustrated throughout. Original cloth gilt, marked and faded.

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(Code No.3912)

WRIGHT, Thomas.

The History of France from the Earliest Time to the Present Time.

3 Volumes.

London. London Printing and Publishing Company. ca1860. 8vo, [11 x 8 ins.] Pp xvi 905, iv 794, v 847, slight dust marks + Steel engraved vignette titles + 51 Full page steel engraved plates, (as listed). Original half calf, rubbed with some surface loss. Splits to hinges. Still holding firm. £100.00

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(Code No. 3854).

Watts, Isaac.

Logick: or, the Right use of Reason in the Enquiry after Truth, with a variety of Rules to guard against Error, in the Affairs of Religion and Human Life, as well as in the Sciences.

London. Printed for John Clark and Richard Hett. 1729, 3rd edn. 8vo, [5 x 8 ins]. Pp (5) 365 (5), water staining to some pages. Covers, poor.

Isaac Watts was also a renowned theologian and logician, writing many books on these subjects. The "Logick", was first published in 1724, and its popularity and sales success ensured that it went through twenty editions. Watts' Logick became the standard text on logic at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Yale, being used at Oxford for well over 100 years. £60.00

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(Code No. 3608) LOCKE, John: AN ESSAY CONCERNING HUMAN UNDERSTANDING. Two volumes.London: A. Churchill; and Edm. 1720. 8vo. Title as above + Dedication [4] + Epistle [11] + Contents [15] + Title as above (v. blank) + Contents [13] + Text 1 to 523 + pp. Index 27. slight marks throughout. Original full calf.

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(Code No. 3795) London: .London, The Folio Society, 1997-02. 8vo. Pp xxii, 490. xvii, 563. xxvi, 317. xxii 809, .Gilt decorated cloth, fine condition. All in fine slip cases. (as new). Please email for postal rates.

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(Code No. 3688)

Laws, Statutes.

(6 Acts).

London. Eyre and Strahan. 1783 - 84. 4to, [7 1/2 x 11 ins]. Pp (9) An Act repealing several duties upon Houses, Windows, and Lights, ( Window Tax ). Pp (37) Duties on tea, cocoa and coffee and other duties on inhabited houses. Pp (10) Rates and Duties upon waggons, wains, carts and carriages. Pp (13) Rates and Duties upon houses kept for the purpose of riding and drawing certain carriages. Pp (9) Act for the better preservation of game. Pp (14) Duties on certificates issued with respect to the killing of game, vg. Original full calf, later calf spine with raised spine bands, scuffing. £50.00

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(Code No. 3608)London: A. Churchill; and Edm. 1726, 9th edn, 8vo. Title as above + Dedication [4] + Epistle [11] + Contents [15] + Text 1 to 372. Title as above (v. blank) + Contents [13] + Text 1 to 340 + Index 10 of 27 pages. Lacks frontispiece, slight marks throughout. Original full panelled calf gilt, Splits to hinges, still holding. Slight variations in the bindings.

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(Code No. 3607)Oxford. 8vo. 1697. Engraved vignette title page + Additional title + Contents [4] + Text 1-424 + Index, [27] + Errata] [1] + Advertisement [2], including 9 of 15? engraved plates. (No list of plates). Original full panelled calf gilt, front cover detached. Contains : - Civil Government of Athens, Religion of Greece and Olympic Games.

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(Code No. 3562)London. J. Cooke: Folio, [10 x 15 1/2 ins]. nd, ca1777. Pp. 871. 91 Full page copper engraved plates, ( 97 Plates called for in "Plate List" ). Title page calls for 100 plates. Unstable binding errors throughout.Original full calf gilt, raised spine bands with gilt-tooled panels, rubbed with slight loss.

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(Code No. 3559)Cambridge University Press. 8vo. 1928-40. Pp, approx 650 per volume, very good. Lacks Volume V. Athens 478 - 401 B.C. Original cloth gilt, very good. No D/js.

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(Code No. 3558)BURY, J. B. & others.The Cambridge Medieval History. (8 Volumes + 8 Folders of maps in separate portfolios).Cambridge University Press. 8vo. 1924- 1936. Pp, approx 900 pages per volume vg. Original cloth gilt, slight faults, very good. No D/js. Weight of books, (approx), 14kg.

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(Code No.3411)Roby. John:Traditions of Lancashire. 2Volumes.London: George Routledge and Sons, 8vo, [ 5 1/2 x 8 ins.] 1879. Pp xxviii 468, 443 + Tissue guarded steel engraved views, very good. Original blind stamped cloth gilt. Fine copy.

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(Code No. 3365)

Angus-Butterworth, Lionel M.

Old Cheshire Families and Their Seats.

Manchester. E, J, Morten. 8vo. 1970, reprint. Pp (6) 218 xviii, vg. Illustrated throughout. Dedication on front endpaper. Original cloth gilt. dust wrapper, slight chipping to top of spine, vg. £18.00

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(Code No. 3364)London: Collins, 8vo. 1951. Pp xvi 278 (2) Illustrated throughout. Dedication on front endpaper. Original cloth gilt. Very good. No D/w.

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(Code No. 3363)

GASKELL. E. C.

The Life of Charlotte Bronte.

London: Smith Elder and Co. 8vo. 1860. Pp viii 441, slight foxing. Engraved title. Original printed linen covers, Slight fading and marks. £33.00

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Whitchurch. Herald printers. 8vo. 1991. Pp 172. Illustrated throughout. Original cloth gilt. D/w, slight nicks and mark on front cover.

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(Code No. 3361)

Dodgson. McN, J.

Place-Names of CHESHIRE.

Cambridge. University Press. 8vo. 1970. Pp.ix 329. The Place-Names of Bucklow Hundred and Northwich Hundred, Part 2. Original cloth gilt. D/w, poor. £15.00

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(Code No. 3360)

Leicester, K, Alan.

A Nun's Grave. A Novel set in the Vale Royal of England.

Cheshire. Northwich. Leonie Press. 1999, reprint. 8vo. Pp vi 136. Decorated soft cover. £10.00

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(Code No. 3334 or 3337)Cóvens, Joh. & Mortier. Corn. ( ANTIQUE PRINT.):Interior of the House of Commons, "Het Hoog-en lager Huysven Engeland" ( The Raising of the English Lower House )Amsterdam. Cóvens & Mortier, ca1725, Page size 24 x 19 1ns. Original folding copper engraved plate by R. de Hooge. Possibly showing one of Parliament's first major acts, limiting in the Bill of Rights, the powers assumed by the crown. The Commons declared that the king, (William of Orange seen seated on a dais,) could not keep a standing army in time of peace without consent of Parliament. This print is guaranteed to be over 250 years old.

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(Code No.3001)

Green. J. R:

A SHORT HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE.

London. Macmillan. 1902. 8vo. Pp xivii 872, vg. 6 maps including 5 coloured, vg. Original full tree calf. Raised spine bands gilt with gilt-tooled panels,slight chipping and rubbing. Marbled edges and end papers. £33.00

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(Code No. 3006)London. MacMillan and Co. 1905. 8vo. Pp xii 407, slight foxing. Illustrated throughout. Full prize calf gilt. Raised spine bands gilt with gilt-tooled panels, water stained mark to front covers.

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(Code No.2900)London. Bickers & Son. 1893. 8vo. Pp. xiv, 351,vg. 6 Woodbury photographic illustrations. Full tree polished calf, gilt dentelle borders and gilt school emblem on front cover. Raised spine bands gilt with gilt-tooled panels. Marbled edges and end papers. FINE COPY.

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(Code No.2978)Theal, George M'Call:SOUTH AFRICA. (The Cape Colony, Natal, Orange Free State, South African Republic and all other territories south of the Zambezi)London. T. Fisher Unwin. ca1904, 9th imp, 6th edn. 8vo. Pp xxviii, 452. Illustrated throughout. Full morocco prize binding with gilt dentelle borders. Raised spine bands gilt with elaborate gilt-tooled panels, vg. Marbled edges and end papers.

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(Code No.3222)London. Hugh Perry. 1629. 8vo [5 1/2 x 7 1/2 ins]. Title page + pp. (14) contents + pp. 1-60, 1st book + pp. 63-126, 2nd book + pp. 127-181, 3rd book + pp. 183-229, 4th book + pp. 231-262, 5th book + pp. (1), Appendix + pp. 1-32, 6th book + pp. 33-76, 7th book + pp. 77-106, 8th book, pp. 97-98 & last pages? missing. Ornamental initials and headpieces. Marginal worming . Slight marks throughout. Original boards, poor.

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(Code no.3000)1948-54 1st edn. 8vo. Maps and diagrams throughout. Original cloth which is in very good condition. Dust wrappers, slight fading to spines.

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