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Festschrift zum 125jährigen Jubiläum Der Schutzmannschaft Berlin 1848-1973 PRESENTATION COPY
Berlin, Verlag Haupt & Koska. 1973, First (& 0nly?) Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 173mm x 242mm tall (6.75" x 9.5" approx.). 96pp with 85 b/w photos, a double-page chart 'Organisationsplaner Schutzpolizei Berlin, and a map of the city. A few minor external marks, otherwise very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/colour-printed, pictorial title-label. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY with the calligraphic inscription to the front free endpaper, to "Tiny Miles", signed by the then Kommandeur Der Schutzpolizei, Erhard ? [signature not clear]. Very Good. Presentation Copy, Signed.
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Book number: 004129
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 US$ 31.1 | JP¥ 3522]
Keywords: Police History Histories German Germany Deutschland Schuttzpolizei Politics War City Crime Polizei UNTERZEICHNET Präsentation Kopieren Calligraphy

 
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19. Part 19. The Prince of Wales's Own ( West Yorkshire Regiment )
Photocopy. 215mm x 300mm tall I(8.5" x 11.75" approx.).116 single-sided, photocopied leaves, in light-blue thin card with typed title & plastic slide as spine. Very Good.
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Book number: 005534
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.55 | JP¥ 1761]
Keywords: Great War Deaths Memorial Personnel Soldiers Prince of Wales Own West Yorkshire Regiment

 
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19. Part 4. Corps of Royal Engineers. Abbott to Kyle and Kyte to Yule. 2 Vols
Photocopy. Two volumes, each 215mm x 300mm tall I(8.5" x 11.75" approx.). with a total of 213 single-sided, photocopied leaves, in light-blue thin card with typed title & plastic slides as spines. Very Good.
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Book number: 005533
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.55 | JP¥ 1761]
Keywords: Great War Deaths Memorial Personnel Soldiers Corps of Royal Engineers History Politics

 
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19. Part 54. The King's Own ( Yorkshire Light Infantry )
Photocopy. 215mm x 300mm tall I(8.5" x 11.75" approx.). 93 single-sided, photocopied leaves, in light-blue thin card with typed title & plastic slide as spine. Very Good.
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Book number: 005536
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.55 | JP¥ 1761]
Keywords: Great War Deaths Memorial Personnel Soldiers King's Own Yorkshire Light InfantryRiding Regiment

 
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19. Part 1 Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (Including Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps).
Photocopy. 215mm x 300mm tall I(8.5" x 11.75" approx.). 93 single-sided, photocopied leaves, in light-blue thin card with typed title & plastic slide as spine. Very Good.
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Book number: 005532
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.55 | JP¥ 1761]
Keywords: Great War Deaths Memorial Personnel Soldiers Household Cavalry Yeomanry Camel Corps History Politics

 
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19. Part 38. The Duke of Wellington's ( West Riding Regiment )
Photocopy. 215mm x 300mm tall I(8.5" x 11.75" approx.).76 single-sided, photocopied leaves, in light-blue thin card with typed title & plastic slide as spine. Very Good.
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Book number: 005535
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.55 | JP¥ 1761]
Keywords: Great War Deaths Memorial Personnel Soldiers Duke of Wellington West Riding Regiment

 
Thomas Telford [ with covering letter from Sonia Rolt ]
Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing. 2007, First Edition Thus. (ISBN: 9780750945769). 158mm x 236mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xx, 268 + 16 plates with a total of 21 b/w photos. Fine, in the original illustrated thin card covers. TOGETHER WITH, loosely inserted, a two-sided letter handwritten and signed by Tom Rolt's widow, Sonia Rolt, gifting the book to a mutual friend of theirs. Fine/N/A. Letter Signed by Author's Widow.
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Book number: 005280
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 US$ 55.97 | JP¥ 6340]
Catalogue: Steam
Keywords: Engineer Engineering Biography Biographies Steam Railways Canal Road Transport Local History Tools, Incl. Lathes and Turning Transport, incl. Trams & Tramways Topography and Local History Technology Architecture Biography and Bibliography 9780750945769

 
Von Waagen und Waagmachern [ Scales & Balances ]
Frankfurt am Main, Mascinen-Bau Verlag. 210mm x 210mm tall ( 8.25" x 8.25" approx.) 43pp (un-numbered), illustrated more or less throughout and printed in black/green/brown & terracotta. Undated, but probably 1950's/60's? Text in German. Deals with the history of weighing and measuring. Paper stock toned, but otherwise very good, in the original black thin-card covers, with scales logo in gilt to front cover. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 005490
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 US$ 22.39 | JP¥ 2536]
Keywords: Metrology Weights Measures Mensuration Measuring Balances Steelyard Pivot Scales Egyptian Roman History Technology Technology

 
BAILLIE-GROHMAN, W.A. [ WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY CHARLES LANDIS ]
The Land in the Mountains, Being an Account of the Past & Present of Tyrol, its People and Mountains
London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd. 1907, First Edition. Decorated Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 150mm x 228mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp xxxi, 288 with a text-fig. + 4pp Publisher's adverts, plus a tissue-guarded colour-plate frontispiece; 60 plates with a total of 80 further illustrations (mainly b/w photo); 2 double-page colour maps [all correct as called for] and a tipped-in Errata slip. The red & black-printed title-page has a couple of ink inscriptions to blank areas, recording the original purchase in 1907 and the volume's presentation to the RCA in Plas Mawr [Conway] in Dec 1919. Otherwise good, in the original red & white pictorial cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title/top edges gilt. Good/Later Glassine d/w.
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Book number: 005527
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 47.25 US$ 49.76 | JP¥ 5636]
Keywords: Travel Tyrol Tyrolean Mountains Scenery Alps Alpine Innsbruck Habsburg Empire Austria Plas Mawr Conway RCA

 
VARIOUS MEMBERS OF THE N.B.K.A., EDITED BY LEN CLAY
Nottinghamshire Beekeepers Association 1884-1984 Centenary Celebrations Booklet
Privately Printed. 1984, First & Only Edition. 4to. Ill.: Measures, Ron. 215mm x 298mm tall (8.55" x 11.75" approx.). A double-sided frontispiece leaf with a total of 5 b/w photographs + 79pp text + 4pp drawings by Ron Measures. Cyclostyled sheets, as issued, in the original illustrated light-green, soft-card covers/black plastic spine. Very Good.
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Book number: 004099
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 US$ 31.1 | JP¥ 3522]
Keywords: Apis Bee Bee-Keeping Beekeeping Bees Honey Hive Hives Wax Pollen Entomology Agriculture Husbandry Apiculture Entomology Insect Insects Queen Queens Natural History Royal Jelly Beeswax Wax Provincial Printing Notts Nottingham Nottinghamshire NBKA Associati

 
HALL, HUBERT, LITT.D., F.S.A. AND NICHOLAS, FRIEDA J., M.A., F.S.S.
Select Tracts and Table Books Relating to Weights and Measures 1100-1742
London, Camden Miscellany at the Offices of the Society. 1929, First Edition Thus. Card, Sm 4to. An offprint from Camden Miscellany, Vol. XV, 1929. 166mm x 208mm tall (6.5" x 8.25" approx.). Pp xviii, 68. Original black-printed, soft grey card covers slightly chipped and somewhat browned. Internally very good. Presentation copy signed by Hubert Hall. Good/Chipped d/w. Inscribed & Signed by Author.
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Book number: 005469
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 US$ 31.1 | JP¥ 3522]
Keywords: Weight Weights Measure Measures Metrology Avoirdupois Coin Coins Specie Steelyard Steelyards Balance Balances Scale Scales Magna Graecia Egypt History Wine Grain Cubits Imperial Metric System Roman Rome Mensuration

 
REBLITZ, ARTHUR A. AND BOWERS, Q. DAVID
Treasures of Mechanical Music. A compilation of Hundreds of Tracker Bar, Key Frame, and Note Layouts for Automatic Music Machines, Together with Historical and Technical Information and a Collector's Portfolio of Outstanding Mechanical Musical Instruments
Vestal, New York, The Vestal Press, Ltd. 1981, First Edition. (ISBN: 0911572201). Cloth, 4to. Hardback. 225mm x 285mm tall (9" x 11.25" approx). Pp 630, profusely illustrated in b/w photo. Almost fine, in the original grey cloth-covered boards//black spine title, and with the slightly chipped but otherwise sound, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Almost Fine/Good.
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Book number: 005452
GBP 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 206.25 US$ 217.68 | JP¥ 24657]
Catalogue: Horology
Keywords: Time Automata Automatische Automaton Mechanicals Mechanical Music Box Boxes Mechanisms Vichy Roullet Decamps Lambert Theroude Bontems Phalibois Horology Clock Clocks Time Music Offenbach Panharmonicon Orchestrelle Jacquard Chordephon Euphonika Hammond Org

 
FOSTER, STEPHEN COLINS AND OTHERS [ PAUL ROBESON ]
The Immortal Negro Melodies. These are the Songs Paul Robeson Sings.
London, The Family Journal. 1937, First Edition. 165mm x 228mm tall (6.5" x 9" approx.) 24pp incl. covers. Paper toned and staples rusted but sound, otherwise good. Published as a Supplement to the November 6th, 1937 issue of The Family Journal. The illustrated words and music to fourteen negro spirituals from the repertoire of the great Paul Robeson. Postage will be reduced for this item. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 005562
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.55 | JP¥ 1761]
Catalogue: Sundry
Keywords: Negro Spirituals Slave Slavery Mississippi Alabama America American Songs Folk Lore Folklore History Folklore History and Politics

 
CRESSWELL, ERNEST J.J.
Sponges. Their Nature, History, Modes of Fishing, Varieties, Cultivation, Etc.
London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. First Edition. Cloth, Sm 8vo. N.d. 130mm x 190mm tall. Pp vii, 126 with 26 illustrations + 16pp Publisher's adverts. Professionally and neatly rebound with new endpapers and with the original black-ruled, green linen cloth/black titles laid down. A useful source-book on diving equipment and methods. Good/Later Glassine d/w.
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Book number: 005564
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 US$ 55.97 | JP¥ 6340]
Keywords: Sponge Sponges Diver Diving Underwater Breathing Respiration Maritime Sea Fishing Zimocca Harpoon Harpooning Loofahs Loofah Mandruka Fernez Fisheries Scaphander Respirable Atmosphere Atmospheres Fishing Divers Diving-suit Diving-Suits Siebe Gorman History

 
ABBOTT, DAVID, PHD. GENERAL EDITOR
The Biographical Dictionary of Scientists. Engineers and Inventors
London, Blond Educational [ Frederick Muller Limited ]. 1985, First Edition. (ISBN: 0584700040). Boards, 4to. Hardback, 195mm x 255mm tall (7.75" x 10" approx.). Pp (vi), 189. with some text figs. Fine, in the original black boards/gilt spine title and unclipped dust-wrapper. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 003268
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 18.66 | JP¥ 2113]
Keywords: Vf42 Biography Biographies Dictionary Dictionaries Lives Engineer Engineers Engineering Technology Science Scientist Scientists Science and Medicine Technology Biography and Bibliography 0584700040

 
HARRIS, H.G. AND BORELLA, S.P., THE ALL ABOUT CONFECTIONERY SERIES OF HANDBOOKS
All About Biscuits
London, Maclaren & Sons at the Offices of "The British Baker". 1910, First Edition. Decorated Cloth, 4to. Hardback, 200mm x 258mm tall (7.75" x 10" approx.). Pp viii, 184, with over 100 b/w photo illustrations and including 14pp of contemporary advertisements, many with illustrations. Undated, but stated by COPAC to have been published in 1910. Some light external rubs but otherwise very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards, with darker green decorations and spine title/white title to front board. Detailed recipes for the making of nearly thee hundred types and varieties of biscuits [cookies if you're an American !]. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w.
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Book number: 005557
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 59 US$ 62.19 | JP¥ 7045]
Keywords: Cookery Cooking Baker Bakery Baking Flour Comestibles Cookies Biscuits Food Meringue Macaroons Sweets Nuts Chocolate Petits-four Dessert Ships Rusks Sponge Moulds Machinery Technology Shortbread Commerce Commodities Cookery & Food

 
GOLDING, ROBERT [OF] HUNTON, KENT
The Shilling Bee Book, Containing the Leading Facts in the Natural History of Bees, with Directions for Bee Management
London, Longman, Brown, and Co. 1848, Second Edition. Limp Cloth. 105mm x 173mm tall (4" x 6.75" approx.). 68pp, including the green & red-printed illustrated half title leaf with beehive vignette, title-page, Advertisement to the Second Edition and Preface, and including 3 line-drawn text figures. A rubbed, stained, foxed and loose example of this exceedingly rare book. with the [indecipherable] signature of its 1850 owner to the rear pastedown. Original blind-decorated, green cloth-covered thin card covers/gilt title. [British Bee Bibliography ref. 256]. Poor.
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Book number: 005565
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 112 US$ 118.17 | JP¥ 13385]
Keywords: Apis Bee Bee-Keeping Beekeeping Bees Honey Hive Hives Wax Pollen Entomology Agriculture Husbandry Apiculture Swarm Swarming Entomology Insect Insects Natural History Natural History

 
POLYNOV, PROF. B.B. D.SC (GEOL.)., PROFESSOR AT LENINGRAD UNIVERSITY, TRANSLATED FROM THE RUSSIAN BY ALEXANDER MUIR, MACAULAY INSTITUTE FOR SOIL RESEARCH, ABERDEEN WITH A FOREWORD BY W.G. OGG, M.A., PH.D.
The Cycle of Weathering
London, Thomas Murby & Co. 1937, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp xii, 220, with 4 text figs. + 12pp Publisher's adverts. Fine, in the original double blind-ruled, dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped dust-wrapper. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 004288
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 US$ 31.1 | JP¥ 3522]
Keywords: Weathering Entropy Natural History Geology Weather Rocks Sedimentary Sediment Minerals Soil Soils Sand Sands Erosion Chemistry Earth Vegetation Physics Natural History Science and Medicine

 
ABRAHAM, R.M., M.I.E.E., F.R.A.S.
Surveying Instruments. Their Design, Construction, Testing and Adjustment
London, C.F. Casella & Co Ltd. First [& Only?] Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Hardback 150mm x 223mm tall approx. Pp ix, 309 with 237 text illustrations. A few minor rubs and marks, otherwise very good, in the original blue linen-covered boards/gilt spine title, INSCRIBED on the front pastedown "To Capt. Reyne RN with the Author's Compliments - Tavistock May 1926". Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Inscribed by the Author.
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Book number: 005003
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 100.25 US$ 105.73 | JP¥ 11976]
Catalogue: Mathematics
Keywords: Reyne Science Technology Surveying Navigation Math Mathematics Optics Anallitic Telescopes Spirit Level Levels Micrometers Wireless Transit Theodolite Levelling Clinometer Altazimuth Trocheameter Perambulators Pedometers Staves Geodetic Invar Tapes Railwa

 
ACHELEY, THOMAS [ TRANSLATED FROM MATTEO BANDEO'S ORIGINAL WORK ]
Lamentable Historie of Violenta & Didaco - London 1576. Published as No. 836 in the Series 'The English Experience - Its Record in Early Printed Books
Norwood, N.J. & Amsterdam, Walter J. Johnson, Inc. & Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Ltd. 1972, First & Only Edition Thus. (ISBN: 9022108368). Cloth. Hardback, 105mm x 155mm tall (4.25" x 6" approx.). Pp (v), 80. Withdrawn from Keele University Library, with a neat embossed stamp impression to a lower blank margin and a tape residue mark to the front board. Otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Very Good/No d/w.
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Book number: 004213
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 US$ 22.39 | JP¥ 2536]
Keywords: Literature Poetry Verse Poem Tragedy Tragic Tale Tragedies Murder 9022108368

 
ACWORTH, RICHARD, M.A. [ EDITOR ]
The Journal of the Trevithick Society, No. 9, 1982
The Trevithick Society for the Study of the History of Industry and Technology in the County of Cornwall. 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0904040216). 4to. 177mm x 240mm tall (7" x 9.5" approx.). 84pp with 40 illustrations in b/w & line. Very good, in the original b/w photo-illustrated soft beige card covers/black titles. Postage will be reduced for this item. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 005182
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 12.44 | JP¥ 1409]
Catalogue: Steam
Keywords: Metrology Mensuration Measuring Gauge Engineering Mining Technology Cornish Cornwall Woolf Boiler Steam Newcomen Stack Chimney Devon Consols Copper Metallurgy Commodity Hayle Prestongrange engine Local History Geology and Mining Topography and Local Histo

 
ADAMSON, DANIEL, M.I.MECH.E.
The Design and Construction of Electric Cranes
Hyde, Cheshire, Joseph Adamson & Co. Sole Proprietor: Daniel Adamson. 1926, First Edition Thus. 183mm x 242mm tall (7.25" x 9.5" approx.). 16pp with 24 text figs. together with, loosely inserted, a 4to four-page illustrated advert sheet for the Vaughan Electric Block as manufactured and sold by The Vaughan Crane Company Ltd of Openshaw, Manchester. With one or two minor edge-chips and with the top free corners furling slightly, otherwise good, in the original black-printed, soft grey card covers. this uncommon booklet is a reprinting of a Paper, originally read by Daniel Adamson before the Manchester Association of Engineers, Octobert 23rd, 1925. "These notes, being the result of thirty years' experience, are submitted in the hope that they will be of service to members interested in the construction and maintenance of electric overhead travelling cranes". Fair.
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Book number: 004607
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 US$ 31.1 | JP¥ 3522]
Catalogue: Technology
Keywords: Crane Cranes Hoist Hoists Derrick Derricks Windlass Jacks Engineering Technical Technology Elevator Elevators Lift Lifts Jib Jibs Machines Machinery Mechanics Daniel Adamson Vaughan Openshaw Manchester Hyde Electric Electrical Overhead Traveling Travellin

 
ADAMSON, W.A.
Trout. How to Catch Them [ How to Catch Them series]
London, Herbert Jenkins. 1956, Second Printing. Boards. Hardback, 95mm x 168mm tall (3.75" 6.75" approx.). 96pp with 8 text figs. Previous owner's neat signature to front free endpaper, otherwise very good in the original blue paper-covered boards/black spine-title, and with unclipped but chipped and edge-repaired colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 003296
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 4.98 | JP¥ 564]
Catalogue: Angling
Keywords: Vf42 Fish Fishing Natural History Sport Sporting Trout Angling Flies Ferox Salmo Natural History Sports, Games and Pastimes

 
PATTERSON, ROBERT, F.R.S. AUTHOR OF "ZOOLOGY FOR SCHOOLS
First Steps to Zoology - Parts I & II
Belfast & London, Simms & McIntyre and Longman & Co.and Simpson & Co. 1860, Third Edition. Decorated Cloth, Sm 8vo. Hardback, 105mm x 170mm tall (4.25" x 6.75" approx.). Pp x, 244, with 232 engraved text figures. original blind-decorated cloth, somewhat age-darkened, esp. to spine, which is rubbed at hd/tl. Otherwise good. Contemporary owner's neat signature to upper blank margin of the title-page and Bookseller's ticket, Philips Son & Nephew Liverpool to front pastedown. Fair/No d/w.
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Book number: 004810
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 US$ 37.32 | JP¥ 4227]
Keywords: Education Zoology Biology Insects Spiders Lizards Fish Animals Life Science Bee Bees Natural History Science and Medicine

 
POTTER, T.R. [ THOMAS ROSSELL POTTER ]
Walks Round Loughborough, with Numerous Illustrations
Hamilton, Adams and Co.; R.Allen , Nottingham; E. Allen, Leicester & Lee, Smith, and Cartwright, Loughborough. 1840, First Edition. Cloth. Hardback, 105mm x 175mm tall (4.25" x 7" approx.) Pp xii, 108 [incl. Errata]; title-page printed in red & black; decorated capitals and tail-pieces, and with 9 steel-engraved vignette illustrations, Contemporary ownership label to front pastedown of Anne Frances Huskisson [1825-1886], of 30, Mecklenburgh Square to the front patedown. Light external rubs, otherwise very good, in the original cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title & rulings. Very Good.
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Book number: 005566
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 76.75 US$ 80.85 | JP¥ 9158]
Keywords: Local History Topography Leicestershire Leics Loughborough

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