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Image for The British Expedition to the Crimea: A Revised Edition, with Numerous Emendations and Additions

The British Expedition to the Crimea: A Revised Edition, with Numerous Emendations and Additions

By: Russell, W.H.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, G. Routledge: 1858

Seller ID: 30259

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


A reading copy only. Marbled boards + leather binding (wrapped in brown paper) very worn; front board detached (but present). Binding very frail indeed. At time of writing all plates + maps present (the list of illustrations states certain maps are to be found in rear pocket, but there is no evidence of such a pocket, and the relevant maps appear to have been bound in to the text). NB: All fold-out maps extremely frail!! Legendary Times reporter William Howard Russell's own account of the hostilities. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Discoverie of Witchcraft

By: Scot, Reginald

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Arundel, Centaur Press: 1964

Seller ID: 32349

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges.; Plain blk boards (no d/jkt), clean and bright; binding tight; gilt titling, bright. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 4to (7 1/2" x 10"); 400 pages View more info

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History Of The Manor And Ancient Barony Of Castle Combe In The County Of Wilts.

By: Scrope

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, J.R. Nicholls: 1852

Seller ID: 34267

Condition: Poor


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Contemporary blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine, printed for private circulation, presentation copy signed 'From the Author' on the title-page, boards worn, spine worn with loss, front hinge partially loose, leaves stained at upper corners, 'Directions to the Binder' ticket tipped in, lacks frontis, with three plates, including one colour, map apparently never issued as ticket states 'Withdrawn', in-text illustrations, text complete, reading copy only. ; 9" x 12"... View more info

Image for A History of Shrewsbury School. From the Blakeway MSS., and many other sources.

A History of Shrewsbury School. From the Blakeway MSS., and many other sources.

By: Shrewsbury School; Illustrated by Alfred Rimmer

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Adnitt & Naunton: 1889

Seller ID: 30249

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Dk brown boards (no d/jkt); a trifle marked; binding tight. Bookplate + owner's name on front pastedown. B/w frontis, with tissue guard (small loss in lower edge of tissue); b/w illustrations in text. Interesting history of one of England's leading public schools. ; 4to (9" x 11"); 241 + index pages View more info

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Chapters From Childhood : Reminiscences of an Artist's Granddaughter

By: Soskice, Juliet M.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Selwyn & Blount, Ltd.: 1921

Seller ID: 29766

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's original quarter beige cloth over grey paper-covered boards, paper title label to spine, in the original printed dust wrapper, SIGNED on the front endpaper by Frank Soskice, Baron Stow Hill and son of the author, dj slightly chipped at spine ends, frontis portrait, b&w illustrations, a nice association copy in VG condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages; Signed by Family Member View more info

Image for Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.

Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.

By: Speke, John Hanning

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 38217

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Dk green boards (no d/jkt, as issued); a trifle marked. Gilt titling bright; binding tight. Owner's name on verso of front endpaper. ; 8vo (4 1/2" x 7"); 480 pages View more info

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Elizabet and Essex: A Tragic History

By: Strachey, Lytton

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1928

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 29927

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Illustrated off-white d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but somewhat worn, with occasional losses. Light brown boards; clean; binding tight; gilt titling bright. Foredges spotted; pp occasionally spotted. Bookseller's tick on front pastedown. Owner's name pencilled on front endpaper. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 287 pages View more info

Image for The Works of Sir William Temple, Bart. To Which is Prefixed Some Account of the Life and Writings of the Author. In two volumes

The Works of Sir William Temple, Bart. To Which is Prefixed Some Account of the Life and Writings of the Author. In two volumes

By: Temple, William

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Round, J. Tonson, J. Clarke, et al.: 1731

Seller ID: 35061

Condition: Good


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; In two volumes complete, contemporary full leather, raised bands to spines, (xiv), 480; 585 pp., old repair to spine joints, boards marked & edgeworn, internally clean, frontis portrait, head and tail-pieces, bindings firm. ; 9" x 14" View more info

Image for Inauguration of the Statue of the Late Earl of Belfast

Inauguration of the Statue of the Late Earl of Belfast

By: The Belfast Papers, et al

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Belfast, The Belfast Papers, 1855: N.D.

Seller ID: 35741

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Pale blk mottled boards; lightly marked; binding tight. B/w frontis, with tissue guards. The book is a collection of speeches, odes & addresses. Frederick Richard was the second son of George Hamilton Chichester, 3rd Marquess of Donegall, and had the courtesy title of Earl of Belfast. He was educated at Eton and seems to have been a highly artistic and gifted young man, interested in literature and music. From an early age, he was composing music and eventually became President of the Classical Harmonists' Society in Belfast in 1852. The proceeds of his earliest compositions, £100, were donat... View more info

Image for The Guardian : Monday, November 25, 1963 'Oswald Shot Dead in Custody' [Kennedy Assassination]

The Guardian : Monday, November 25, 1963 'Oswald Shot Dead in Custody' [Kennedy Assassination]

By: The Guardian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Guardian: 1963

Seller ID: 29626

Condition: Very Good-


Original newspaper, single folded sheet, front page of The Guardian dated November 25, 1963, lead articles titled: 'Oswald Shot Dead in Custody' and 'Mr. Kennedy's Body Moved to the Capitol,' paper age-darkened, otherwise clean, now protected in a clear plastic folder. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4 pages View more info

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The Jubilee Book of St. Paul's Girls' School 1904 - 1954

By: The Jubilee Book Of St. Paul's Girls' School

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Favil Press: 1954

Seller ID: 37469

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Cloth-bound boards, marked on rear, bumped boards. Spotting on front endpaper, otherwise clean, no ownership marks, binding tight. ; 22 x 14.5 x 1.2 cm; 93 pages View more info

Image for The Seventy-Fourth Volume of the Walpole Society 2012

The Seventy-Fourth Volume of the Walpole Society 2012

By: The Walpole Society

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Walpole Society: 2012

Seller ID: 27794

Condition: Very Good


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges.; Original blue boards with gilt lettering to front board & spine, areas of staining to front board, internally clean and fresh, no ownership names, colour and b&w illustrations, articles on Edward Haytley, James Russel, Benjamin Wilson and James Irvine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 479 pages View more info

Image for The Weekly Entertainer [two volumes]

The Weekly Entertainer [two volumes]

By: The Weekly Entertainer [two volumes]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Sherborne, Printed by J. Langdon: 1813

Seller ID: 35677

Condition: Good


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; In 2 volumes, volumes 54 and 55, page numbers 1 to 520; and 521 to 1040 , contemporary quarter olive green morocco over marbled boards, vellum corners, boards rubbed, wear to spine ends with slight loss to spine edge, slight staining to leaves, bindings firm, numerous articles, including items on crime, history, fashion, etc. ; 5" x 9"; 1040 pages View more info

Image for Liber Quotidianus Contrarotulatoris Garderobae, Anno Regni Regis Edwardi Primi Vicesimo Octavo A.D. MCCXCIX & MCCC.

Liber Quotidianus Contrarotulatoris Garderobae, Anno Regni Regis Edwardi Primi Vicesimo Octavo A.D. MCCXCIX & MCCC.

By: Topham, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Society of Antiquaries: 1787

Seller ID: 34268

Condition: Good+


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Early 19th century full diced calf, raised bands to spine with gilt title lettering, gilt turn-ins, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, spine worn & damaged with slight loss, front hinge partially split & weak, text clean internally, a Good reading copy. ; Wardrobe Account of Edward 1st; 9" x 11"; 372 pages View more info

Image for Lord Grey of the Reform Bill  being the life of Charles, second Earl Grey ... With portraits and other illustrations

Lord Grey of the Reform Bill being the life of Charles, second Earl Grey ... With portraits and other illustrations

By: Trevelyan, George Macaulay & Charles Grey

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1920

Seller ID: 29939

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, spotting to fore-edge, armorial bookplate to front pastedown, frontis portrait, illustrations, interrnally clean, binding firm. ; 6" x 9"; 413 pages View more info

Image for Queer Stories from Truth -- Twenty-First Series

Queer Stories from Truth -- Twenty-First Series

By: Truth Office

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Truth Office: 1915

Seller ID: 33338

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Illustrated dk red boards; somewhat worn and marked; head and tail of backstrip worn; stitched binding a little frail, but intact. Published while the First World War was still gathering pace, an interesting collection of rum goings-on from the front. And an Interesting selection contemporary adverts in front and rear.; 8vo (5" x 7 1/2"); 246 pages View more info

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Josephine Butler

By: Turner, E. M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Association for Moral and Social Hygiene: 1935

Seller ID: 32863

Condition: Very Good


Stapled leaflet with orange card wrappers, a bit faded along edges, some marginal marks and underlingin in pencil. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 15 pages View more info

Image for The Glass Industry of Tyne and Wear. Part 1: Glassmaking on Wearside

The Glass Industry of Tyne and Wear. Part 1: Glassmaking on Wearside

By: Tyne and Wear County Council

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tyne and Wear8v, Tyne and Wear County Council: 1979

Seller ID: 37325

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled booklet -- stapling clean and intact. Illustrated card wrappers. B/w + monochrome illustrations. ; Sq 4to (8" x 8"); 40 pages View more info

Image for The End of the Old Regime in Europe, 1776-1789, Part I  The Great States of the West: The Great States of the West Pt. 1

The End of the Old Regime in Europe, 1776-1789, Part I The Great States of the West: The Great States of the West Pt. 1

By: Venturi, Franco & R. Burr Litchfield

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 32759

ISBN: 0691031568

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt creased on front inside flap. Green cloth boards, gold gilt bright. Text unmarked, binding tight. 2 vols, priced together in shop. ; Princeton Legacy Library; Vol. 1; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 480 pages View more info

Image for William G C Gladstone  A Memoir

William G C Gladstone A Memoir

By: Viscount., Gladstone.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Nisbet: 1918

Seller ID: 32002

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, reprint of June 1918, one month after first printing, spine slightly marked & lettering faded, spotting to endpapers, frontis portrait, illustrations. ; 6" x 9"; 143 pages View more info