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 HOUGHTON, REV. W[ILLIAM] (1828-1895), BRITISH FRESH-WATER FISHES by the Rev. W. Houghton, M.A., F.L.S. Author of "Seaside Walks of a Naturalist, &c. Third edition illustrated with numerous engravings.
HOUGHTON, REV. W[ILLIAM] (1828-1895)
BRITISH FRESH-WATER FISHES by the Rev. W. Houghton, M.A., F.L.S. Author of "Seaside Walks of a Naturalist, &c. Third edition illustrated with numerous engravings.
London, Gibbings & Company 3rd edition 1900 Tinted plates (24) + 56 wood engravings in the text. . Small quarto green ribbed and blindstamped cloth (tips worn/bit marked to lower fore-edge) xxviii +231pp. Small ownership stamp of E.A. Ellis (Edward Ellis naturalist author) to corner of half title + pencil inscription M.P. Cockle dated Margate 1917. Inner hinge slightly pulled else very crisp and tight.
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https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V73267.jpg HOUGHTON, REV. W[ILLIAM] (1828-1895), BRITISH FRESH-WATER FISHES by the Rev. W. Houghton, M.A., F.L.S. Author of "Seaside Walks of a Naturalist, &c. Third edition illustrated with numerous engravings. 

 
HOUGHTON,LORD
GOOD NIGHT & (and) GOOD MORNING
London, Day & Son 1870s) Colored Illuminations (6) by Walter Severn . Small folio (280x210mm) purple decorated & gilt cloth with 4 colour-onlays bevelled boards (tips worn, 2" head of spine repaired/edges bit faded but gilt bright) All Edges Gilt Titlepage +Dedication page +6 plates with guard-sheets, inscription on FEP dated 1875 small corner tide mark to gutter corner never anywhere near the illustrated area. The poem is printed in red, blue and gold with fancy initial to each verse, the surround consists of colored floral decorations on gold ground with an inset etched illustration for each page. Each page is differently decorated. *Cf.McLean's "Victorian Book Design" for the interesting mixture of CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY & ETCHING on these plates "A Tour de force which is surprisingly successful" (p134).
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Book number: V65914
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HOWARD,FRANK
SCIENCE OF DRAWING being .. Part II - Animals
London, Pickering 1839 Litho plates (16) showing animal configuration and in motion, details of heads etc. . Duodecimo brown pebbled cloth with cover printed label/spine label nearly gone (tips sl.worn) viii+48pp+plates Titlepage has the Pickering dolphin & anchor printer's mark. A nice copy of the best of the series which included Part I trees Part III People.
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Book number: V59577
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 HOWARD, SIR ROBERT] (1626-1698) BUT NOT NAMED AS AUTHOR, A TWOFOLD VINDICATION OF THE LATE ARCH-BISHOP OF CANTERBURY [Tillotson], And of the Author of The History of Religion [Sir R. Howard]. The first Part defending the said Author against the Defamations of Mr. Fr. Atterbury's Sermon, and both those eminent Persons against a Traiterous Libel, titled, The Charge of Socinianism against Dr. Tillotson consider'd. In two Letters to the Honourable Sir R.H. The second containing Remarks on the said Sermon, and a reply to the same Libel .. By another Hand.
HOWARD, SIR ROBERT] (1626-1698) BUT NOT NAMED AS AUTHOR
A TWOFOLD VINDICATION OF THE LATE ARCH-BISHOP OF CANTERBURY [Tillotson], And of the Author of The History of Religion [Sir R. Howard]. The first Part defending the said Author against the Defamations of Mr. Fr. Atterbury's Sermon, and both those eminent Persons against a Traiterous Libel, titled, The Charge of Socinianism against Dr. Tillotson consider'd. In two Letters to the Honourable Sir R.H. The second containing Remarks on the said Sermon, and a reply to the same Libel .. By another Hand.
London, No publisher given [a secret press]. 1696 . Small octavo contemporary dark brown leather on 4 raised bands, dentelles with traces of gilt (traces of spine label, leather with a reptilian surface). Early bookseller's catalogue slip on pastedown. Title page +185pp with 3 further titlepages all dated 1696 within the through pagination. None have any publishing information. Some water-staining at foot of pages towards the end, paper otherwise crisp and white. *Attributed by the British Library catalogue to Sir Robert Howard, Whig politician and dramatist, co-author with Dryden (his brother-in-law) of The Indian Queen, later set to music by Henry Purcell.
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https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V73296.jpg HOWARD, SIR ROBERT] (1626-1698) BUT NOT NAMED AS AUTHOR, A TWOFOLD VINDICATION OF THE LATE ARCH-BISHOP OF CANTERBURY [Tillotson], And of the Author of The History of Religion [Sir R. Howard]. The first Part defending the said Author against the Defamations of Mr. Fr. Atterbury's Sermon, and both those eminent Persons against a Traiterous Libel, titled, The Charge of Socinianism against Dr. Tillotson consider'd. In two Letters to the Honourable Sir R.H. The second containing Remarks on the said Sermon, and a reply to the same Libel .. By another Hand. 

 
HOWEL, WILLIAM (MORE USUALLY SPELT HOWELL)
AN INSTITUTION OF GENERAL HISTORY, or the HISTORY OF THE WORLD Being a complete body thereof, from the beginning of the world till the monarchy of Constantine the Great. Wherein are described the several empires, and the contemporaries with them, all distinctly and by themselves, and yet linked together by synchronisms. As also, the forms and models of governments, with the power and nature of their respective magistrates, customs, laws, and antiquities. All in such unbroken order and method as yet never was extant. The second edition with large additions.
London, Herringman Bassett, Crook & Cademan 1680 .. 1685 . Four Volumes in Three. Folio contemporary panelled calf blindtooled on 6 raised bands (lacks leather to top 4 compartments of vol.1, damage to bottom compartment of vol.2 and to top & bottom compartment of vol.3, all tips worn but all covers attached). Titlepage in red & black +[10]pp +960pp +pair of Vertical Titles +[32]pp index; Vol.2 license leaf + Title in red & black +[12]pp prelims +727pp +[10]pp index/errata with publisher's catalogue on verso; Vol.3 Title in red & black +[3]pp prelims +208pp +[4]pp index, Title in red & black +[3]pp prelims +518pp +[9]pp index; Vol.4 Title in red & black +[3]pp prelims +464pp +[8]pp index. Several pagination jumps & repeats but all catchwords and signatures correct. One 2.5 inch tear to upper margin and a few small marginal paper-faults, about 20 leaves with marginal worming never touching text. A very crisp, wide margined copy collating complete. The sub-titles vary as to periods/subjects they cover and the imprint of vol.2 no longer lists Harriman, the 3rd/4th volume is "for the widow of the author" (WING 3138).
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 HUBNER,MR. IN HIGH DUTCH LANGUAGE NOW TRANSLATED BY J. COWLEY GEOGRAPHER TO HIS (BRITANNIC) MAJESTY, NEW AND EASY INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF GEOGRAPHY by way of Question and Answer .. containing I.Explication of the Sphere II.General Description of all the most remarkable Countries .. Added a Compleat Set of MAPS ..
HUBNER,MR. IN HIGH DUTCH LANGUAGE NOW TRANSLATED BY J. COWLEY GEOGRAPHER TO HIS (BRITANNIC) MAJESTY
NEW AND EASY INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF GEOGRAPHY by way of Question and Answer .. containing I.Explication of the Sphere II.General Description of all the most remarkable Countries .. Added a Compleat Set of MAPS ..
London, T. Cox & J. Hodges at the Looking Glass, London Bridge 3rd Edition 1746 Map plates (33 of which 27 are folding some with more than one map) by I. Cowley and Eman.[uel] Bowen. . Duodecimo gilt ruled roan on 5 raised bands (lacking all leather to rear board/spine with lower compartment mostly lacking leather/tips & hinges worn) Titlepage +vi +271pp +[22]pp place names & Index +[1]p books by T. Cox. The 27 folding maps are mostly numbered the others not, one map misplaced at p221. Name Edward Thorp and date 1753 on Endpaper, remnants of sealing wax on pastedown, inner hinge strengthened. Some small worm holes, mainly marginal to beginning and to gutter margin not affecting print, a small ink spot to fore-edge just visible to 1mm of margin on a few pages. A few maps repaired on the blank versos, three sl.tatty at margin where misfolded but actually a crisp neat copy and priced to reflect these minor faults and binding condition. *Quite scarce most libraries holding only the microfilms of the British Library copy.
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Book number: V70728
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https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V70728.jpg HUBNER,MR. IN HIGH DUTCH LANGUAGE NOW TRANSLATED BY J. COWLEY GEOGRAPHER TO HIS (BRITANNIC) MAJESTY, NEW AND EASY INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF GEOGRAPHY by way of Question and Answer .. containing I.Explication of the Sphere II.General Description of all the most remarkable Countries .. Added a Compleat Set of MAPS .. 

 HUGHES, THOMAS] (1822-1896), THE SCOURING OF THE WHITE HORSE
HUGHES, THOMAS] (1822-1896)
THE SCOURING OF THE WHITE HORSE
Cambridge, Macmillan 1st edition 1st issue 1859 Double page engraved titlepage + text illustrations by Richard Doyle engraved by W.J. Linton. . 178x133mm gilt pictorial cloth (tips worn/& 1cm splits to extremity of hinges) All Edges Gilt xi +228pp +16pp Macmillan catalogue for 1858, names R.M. Mason and Mrs. Robson to half title with "Xmas 1858" date. New front endpapers & minor isolated foxing. *1st edition 1st issue with uncorrected typo errors on p 60 (letter "u" missing from word "up") & p 99 ("puropse" for "purpose") - rare with these errors.
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https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V55407.jpg HUGHES, THOMAS] (1822-1896), THE SCOURING OF THE WHITE HORSE 

 
IDLE,CHRISTOPHER
HINTS ON SHOOTING AND FISHING etc. both on sea and land and in the Freshwater Lochs of Scotland..
London, Longmans,Green,Reader & Dyer 2nd edition 1868 . Small octavo red blindstamped cloth (tips worn/spine ends chipped) ox+354pp+32p catal with index. Inscription on FEP and a few minor signs of use but neat and tight. Incl. punt shooting and how to construct a punt for this sport as well as the breech loating punt gun. Also chapters on Dogs, on training, Stag hunting etc.
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 IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA,SAINT (1491-1556) & LUDOVIC DE PALMA, PRAXIS ET BREVIS DECLARATIO VIAE SPIRITUALIS, prout eam nos docet S.P.N. IGNATIUS in quatuor Septimanis Libelli sui Exercitiorum Spiritualium: Auctore R.P. Ludovico de Palma Toletano, Societatis Iesu. Ex Hispanico vertit R.P. Jacobus Dyck eiusdem Societatis.
IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA,SAINT (1491-1556) & LUDOVIC DE PALMA
PRAXIS ET BREVIS DECLARATIO VIAE SPIRITUALIS, prout eam nos docet S.P.N. IGNATIUS in quatuor Septimanis Libelli sui Exercitiorum Spiritualium: Auctore R.P. Ludovico de Palma Toletano, Societatis Iesu. Ex Hispanico vertit R.P. Jacobus Dyck eiusdem Societatis.
Antwerp, Officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti 1634 Copperplate emblem to titlepage and woodcut printer's emblem at colophon a few initials and tailpieces. . Small octavo laced through vellum later manuscript spine titling (lacks ties) 311pp +[4]pp index +[3]pp approbation & last page Plantin printer's mark with calipers. Bookplate of Lanherne Convent to pastedown, early initials on titlepage else very clean, crisp. *Based on Ignatius of Loyola's Exercitia Spiritualia. Unfoxed crisp, clean, tight copy.
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Book number: V71482
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https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V71482.jpg IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA,SAINT (1491-1556) & LUDOVIC DE PALMA, PRAXIS ET BREVIS DECLARATIO VIAE SPIRITUALIS, prout eam nos docet S.P.N. IGNATIUS in quatuor Septimanis Libelli sui Exercitiorum Spiritualium: Auctore R.P. Ludovico de Palma Toletano, Societatis Iesu. Ex Hispanico vertit R.P. Jacobus Dyck eiusdem Societatis. 

 IRELAND, SAMUEL (D. 1800), PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE UPPER, or WARWICKSHIRE AVON From its Source at Naseby to its junction with the Severn at TEWKESBURY: with Observations on the Public Buildings and other Works of Art in its Vicinity.
IRELAND, SAMUEL (D. 1800)
PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE UPPER, or WARWICKSHIRE AVON From its Source at Naseby to its junction with the Severn at TEWKESBURY: with Observations on the Public Buildings and other Works of Art in its Vicinity.
London, R. Faulder & T. Egerton 1st edition. 1795 Allegorical frontis of Shakespeare with Muses of the Avon by Burney, sepia aquatints (29) +2 etched portraits + map as listed by Samuel Ireland + woodengraved text engravings. . Quarto diced leather (rebacked in plain matching leather, boards worn to edges). Frontispiece + xviii (includes Map misplaced at front instead of end of prelims) Title, dedication, Preface & plate list) +284pp +[2]pp errata leaf. Inscription to free end paper (Anne Dorothea Gilbert Octr. 1903) & small monogram label to face the inscription. Some pale foxing or tanning to margins of some plates else a very nice clean copy on thick strong and supple paper.
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Book number: V74776
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https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V74776.jpg IRELAND, SAMUEL (D. 1800), PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE UPPER, or WARWICKSHIRE AVON From its Source at Naseby to its junction with the Severn at TEWKESBURY: with Observations on the Public Buildings and other Works of Art in its Vicinity. 

 
IRENAEUS, SAINT
SANCTI IRENAEI EPISCOPI LUGDUNENSIS ET MARTYRIS Detectionis et Eversionis falso cognominatae agnitionis aeu CONTRA HAERESES Libri Quinque.
Paris, Joannis Baptistae Coignard 1710 . Folio contemporary calf with six raised bands and handsome gilt compartments.Gilt fore-edges (chipping to head & foot of spine/corners and a some part of edges esp. to lower edge, some scratches to boards). All edges sprinkled red. Half title + Titlepage with 135 x 92mm engraving by P.le Pautre + v-xii [=Preface + contents] +[xiii]-clxii =Dissertationes Praeviae in Irenaei Libros + clxiii -clxxviii =Selecta Veterum Testimonia & Elenchus Librorum et Capitum Operis. +1p + full page engraving of the Prospectis Systematis Valentinianorum. [page i with large engraving of Irenaeus blessing the crowds] by P.F,Giffert. + 2-337pp "Contra Haereses". This part is in three parallel columns with Greek text and two latin texts. [338 -439pp =Fragmenta +Appendix +variae Lectiones, Greek Glossaries & indeces. +[ 1pp} = Irenaei & Veterum Gnosticorum. Pagination begins again with 1-221pp & Privilege du Roy. Ths final section includes Desiderius Erasmus' Observations & notes on Saint Irenius + a final index. There are side notes as well as larger foot notes almost thoughout. The paper is crisp, clean and well bound in.
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 JERROLD, DOUGLAS (1803-1857), MRS CAUDLE'S CURTAIN LECTURES as Suffered By the Late Job Caudle. Edited from the original MSS. By Douglas Jerrold
JERROLD, DOUGLAS (1803-1857)
MRS CAUDLE'S CURTAIN LECTURES as Suffered By the Late Job Caudle. Edited from the original MSS. By Douglas Jerrold
London, at the Punch Office 2nd second edition 1846 Frontis etching by John Leech. . Duodecimo half calf (cover detached/spine broken and lacking piece of leather). Titlepage in red and black xii+142pp + advert leaf for Jerrold's Shilling Magazine. Frontis foxed as usual else neat and tight. *This is the 2nd of several 1846 editions published in book form following the serial 1845 publication of Mrs Caudle's Lectures in Punch.
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Book number: V68052
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https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V68052.jpg JERROLD, DOUGLAS (1803-1857), MRS CAUDLE'S CURTAIN LECTURES as Suffered By the Late Job Caudle. Edited from the original MSS. By Douglas Jerrold 

 
JOHNSON,SAMUEL & JAMES BOSWELL)
JOHNSONIANA
London, Sharpe 1820 Engraved portrait & engraved Johnson's study on titlepages . 2 VOLUMES in One duodecimo diced calf lacking parts of leather on spine and inner edge of lower board (hinges a bit tender but holding) 177pp+index 178pp+index both half titles present. Coat of Arms bookplate of Sir Murdoch McLoed.
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Book number: V63351
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 JOHNSON, CAPTAIN EDWARD J., PRACTICAL ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE NECESSITY FOR ASCERTAINING THE DEVIATIONS OF THE COMPASS WITH EXPLANATORY DIAGRAMS and some account of the compass system now adopted in the Royal Navy; notes on Magnetism etc. .. published under the sanction of the right honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. Second edition.
JOHNSON, CAPTAIN EDWARD J.
PRACTICAL ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE NECESSITY FOR ASCERTAINING THE DEVIATIONS OF THE COMPASS WITH EXPLANATORY DIAGRAMS and some account of the compass system now adopted in the Royal Navy; notes on Magnetism etc. .. published under the sanction of the right honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. Second edition.
London, J.D. Potter 2nd edition 1852 Multi folding map as frontispiece + 2 other folding plates including working volvelle compass mounted on linen. . Octavo brown library buckram spine gilt titled with library and shelf mark (hinge starting to split/ink mark to cover but binding secure) XII + 175pp +folding diagram. The half title with gift inscription to Literary & Philosophical Society by N. Bennett "as a small remembrance of his friend Capt. Johnson .. 1854" Society stamp to verso of the map & titlepage, recto of the half title + six circular marginal stamps to text page margins. *The introduction of more iron into shipbuilding caused variations in the magnetic compass used for positioning. This was an early solution to the problem.
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Book number: V74604
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https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V74604.jpg JOHNSON, CAPTAIN EDWARD J., PRACTICAL ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE NECESSITY FOR ASCERTAINING THE DEVIATIONS OF THE COMPASS WITH EXPLANATORY DIAGRAMS and some account of the compass system now adopted in the Royal Navy; notes on Magnetism etc. .. published under the sanction of the right honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. Second edition. 

 JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.III (Volume Three)
JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS)
THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.III (Volume Three)
Dublin, Williams 1779 Folding Map hand colored in outline (2 tears to folds but neat) + 9 copperplates by J.Lodges. . Duodecimo (142x85mm) marbled calf lacking spine labels (worn and one corner with leather singed, one hinge cracked but held by cords/tips worn and 1cm damage to head of spine/2mm chipped to foot of spine) TP +[6]pp +216pp. Bookplate of Library of American board of commissioners for foreign Missions, bookplate of Jeremiah Evarts. Some foxing and browning but neat, tight and clean. Deals with Balbo's discoveries in Panama & Pizarro's conquest in Peru and the Settlement of Brazil by the Portuguese and its revolutions. This is one of the most interesting volumes on America in this series of early childrens book on exploration with all the charming required plates and a fine map.
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Book number: V70281
GBP 82.00 [Appr.: EURO 91 US$ 101.82 | JP¥ 11019]
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Keywords: exploration travel Balboa Pizarro Portuguese Panama Peru Brazil
https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V70281.jpg JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.III (Volume Three) 

 JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.V (Volume Five)
JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS)
THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.V (Volume Five)
Dublin, Williams 1779 Copperplates (8 including 2 town plans) by J. Lodge. . Duodecimo (142x85mm) marbled calf with most of two spine labels (worn, hinges cracked but held by cords/tips worn and 5mm damage to head of spine) Titlepage +[8]pp +203pp. Bookplate of Library of American board of commissioners for foreign Missions and bookplate of Daniel Barnes. Some foxing and browning but neat, tight & clean. Hudson Bay and Pennsylvania settlements, Nova Scotia described, Discoveries & settlements of French, Dutch, Danish in America. Voyages round the World of Sir Francis Drake and Voyages of Schouten and Le Maire. This is one of the most interesting volumes on America in this series of early childrens book on exploration with all the charming required plates.
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Book number: V70285
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https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V70285.jpg JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.V (Volume Five) 

 JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.VII (Volume Seven)
JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS)
THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.VII (Volume Seven)
Dublin, Williams 1779 Copperplates (9) by J. Lodge. . Duodecimo (142x85mm) marbled calf with part of vol.number label left (hinges partly cracked but still secure/tips worn & chipped to head & foot of spine) Titlepage +[6]pp +195pp. Bookplate of Library of American board of commissioners for foreign Missions and bookplate of Jeremial Evarts. Some foxing mainly to first pages but neat, tight and clean. Commodore Anson's voyage around the World. An early childrens book on exploration with all the charming required plates.
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Book number: V70287
GBP 72.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.75 US$ 89.4 | JP¥ 9676]
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https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V70287.jpg JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.VII (Volume Seven) 

 JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.VIII (Volume Eight)
JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS)
THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.VIII (Volume Eight)
Dublin, Williams 1779 Copperplates (9) by J. Lodge. . Duodecimo (142x85mm) marbled calf (worn spine & edges with leather darkened, hinges cracked but still secure/tips worn and 1cm damage to head & sl.chipped to foot of spine/lacks spine labels) Titlepage +[6]pp +220pp. Bookplate of Library of American board of commissioners for foreign Missions and bookplate of Jeremiah Evarts. Some foxing mainly to first pages but neat, tight & clean. Vasco da Gama's voyage to India, Pedro Alvares de Cabral, Capt.Lancaster and Commodore Beaulieu's East Indies. This is an interesting volume on the East Indies in the series of 20 volumes on explorations for children having all the charming required plates.
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Book number: V70288
GBP 72.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.75 US$ 89.4 | JP¥ 9676]
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Keywords: exploration travel voyages East Indies
https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V70288.jpg JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.VIII (Volume Eight) 

 JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.IX (Volume Nine)
JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS)
THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.IX (Volume Nine)
Dublin, Williams 1779 Copperplates (9) by J. Lodge. . Duodecimo (142x85mm) marbled calf with part of vol.number label left (hinges partly cracked but still secure/tips worn and 1cm damage to head & .5cm to foot of spine/spine darkened) Titlepage +[6]pp +211pp. Bookplate of Library of American board of commissioners for foreign Missions and bookplate of Jeremiah Evarts. Some foxing mainly to first pages but neat, tight & clean. Sir Henry Middleton & Mr. Grose explore the East Indies and Commodore Roggewein's voyage for discovery of Southern Lands. This section also includes an interesting account of the Japanese behaviour towards visiting European ships. From a series of early childrens books on exploration with all the charming required plates.
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Book number: V70289
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 83.25 US$ 93.12 | JP¥ 10079]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: exploration travel voyage Japan Middleton Grose Roggewein Pacific islands
https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V70289.jpg JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.IX (Volume Nine) 

 JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.X (Volume Ten)
JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS)
THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.X (Volume Ten)
Dublin, Williams 1779 Copperplates (9) by J. Lodge. . Duodecimo (142x85mm) marbled calf with part of vol.number label & title label (hinges cracked but still secure/tips worn and 5mm chipped to head & foot of spine/corners worn & chipped) Titlepage +[5]pp +[1]p blank) +258pp. Bookplate of Library of American board of commissioners for foreign Missions and bookplate of Jeremiah Evarts. Neat, tight & clean copy. Description of the Maldives by Francis Pirard de Laval, Voyages searching for North West Passage by Capt. Thomas James & Henry Ellis & the Eskimaux (sic). From a series of early childrens book on exploration with all the charming required plates.
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Book number: V70290
GBP 77.00 [Appr.: EURO 85.5 US$ 95.61 | JP¥ 10348]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: exploration travel voyage North West Passage Eskimo
https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V70290.jpg JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.X (Volume Ten) 

 JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.XIII & Vol.XIV (Volumes Thirteen & Fourteen)
JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS)
THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.XIII & Vol.XIV (Volumes Thirteen & Fourteen)
Dublin, Williams 1779 Hand colored multi folding map of Asia + 12 copperplates (3 multifolding) by J. Lodge. . Two Volumes duodecimo (142x85mm) marbled calf with title label for vol.13 and half of volume number labels (worn spine and edges with leather darkened, hinges cracked but still secure/tips worn and 1cm damage to foot of spine/one head with some chipping) Titlepage +[4]pp +191pp Titlepage +[6]pp +240pp. Bookplates of Library of American board of commissioners for foreign Missions and bookplates of Jeremiah Evarts. Some foxing mainly to first pages but neat, tight & clean. Includes Journey to Palmyra and its antiquities & Dr. Russel's Description of Aleppo but the main part of both volumes contain the Travels of the Holstein Ambassadors through Muscovy into Persia followed by Mr.Hanway's travels in the same regions. Sold as a pair as the voyages continue from vol.13 into 14 of this series of early childrens book on exploration, with all the charming required plates and the hand colored map.
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Book number: V70292
GBP 148.00 [Appr.: EURO 164 US$ 183.77 | JP¥ 19889]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: exploration travel voyages Russia Persia Palmyra Syria Aleppo
https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V70292.jpg JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.XIII & Vol.XIV (Volumes Thirteen & Fourteen) 

 JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.XVII (Volume Seventeen)
JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS)
THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.XVII (Volume Seventeen)
Dublin, Williams 1779 Copperplates (7) including two folding by J. Lodge. . Duodecimo (142x85mm) marbled calf with both labels missing (worn spine & edges with leather darkened, hinges cracked but still holding/tips worn and 1.5cm damage to head & chpped to foot of spine) Titlepage +[4]pp +205pp Contents leaves bound in the wrong order but complete. Bookplate of Library of American board of commissioners for foreign Missions and bookplate of Jeremiah Evarts. Some foxing mainly to first pages but neat, tight & clean. Description of Guinea and its slavery, Moore's travels into interior of Africa and Mr Windus, a gentleman in Charles Stewart's embassy to Morocco describes the country and religion of the Mohametans. The last chapter is the opening part of Shaw's travels through Barbary. Part of a series of voyages and discovery volumes for children collected for the charming plates which are correct for this volume.
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Book number: V70294
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 83.25 US$ 93.12 | JP¥ 10079]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: exploration travel voyages Morocco Gold Coast Africa
https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V70294.jpg JOHNSON,SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER SMART & OLIVER GOLDSMITH] (COMPILERS), THE WORLD DISPLAYED: or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. Vol.XVII (Volume Seventeen) 

 JOHNSTON,ROBERT ( 1567?-163, HISTORIA RERUM BRITANNICARUM: ut et multarum Gallicarum, Belgicarum & Germanicarum, tam politicarum quam ecclesiasticarum, ab anno 1572 ad annum 1628
JOHNSTON,ROBERT ( 1567?-163
HISTORIA RERUM BRITANNICARUM: ut et multarum Gallicarum, Belgicarum & Germanicarum, tam politicarum quam ecclesiasticarum, ab anno 1572 ad annum 1628
Amsterdam, Joannis Ravesteyni 1st Complete edition, a few chapters had appeared earlier 1655 Printed by Guilielmi van der Hoeve 1655 at Gouda (to colophon) TP woodcut of Elijah fed by the Ravens + foliated headpiece & a few foliated initials . Folio (in 4's) near Contemporary English sprinked calf with blind ruled & one decor roll on 5 raised bands with burgandy gilt label (tips sl.worn/head of spine bit worn but very neat original state) Red sprinkled edges TP (2p)+737pp + (1p)=blank) +(22p)=index. About a dozen corners torn away but never near to the text, else unmarked and clean. An interesting Scottish perspective on English history by a Edinburgh scholar who came to London after the Scottish King James VI became James I of England. Deals also with Irish affairs and affairs on the continent. With an Evelyn book label to pastedown this is a lovely crisp copy.
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Book number: V68713
GBP 480.00 [Appr.: EURO 531.5 US$ 596 | JP¥ 64504]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: Britain history Queen Elizabeth Stuarts
https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V68713.jpg JOHNSTON,ROBERT ( 1567?-163, HISTORIA RERUM BRITANNICARUM: ut et multarum Gallicarum, Belgicarum & Germanicarum, tam politicarum quam ecclesiasticarum, ab anno 1572 ad annum 1628 

 JONES,H.M., MODERN GEOGRAPHY, Comprising a Concise, Clear, and Entertaining Account of all the Empires, Kingdoms, States,&c. in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America; with the New Discoveries to the Present Period. Embellished with Accurate Views of the Principal Cities, Costumes of the Nations,and Maps.
JONES,H.M.
MODERN GEOGRAPHY, Comprising a Concise, Clear, and Entertaining Account of all the Empires, Kingdoms, States,&c. in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America; with the New Discoveries to the Present Period. Embellished with Accurate Views of the Principal Cities, Costumes of the Nations,and Maps.
London, Thomas Kelly 1844 Folding Maps (4 as called for) + 112 plates incl.city views London New York, Copenhagen, Stockholm,Bern etc. Costumes, Historical scenes such as death of Capt.Cook, Sir Walter Raleigh. . 2 Volumes in One, duodecimo half calf spine decoratively tooled & gilt titled (tips sl.worn/ marbled paper worn) Frontis. +Engraved pictorial TP +Printed TP +iv +711pp +(verso=publisher's list) +(2pp)=plate list. Some marginal browning and damp marking. Two of the maps have partial tears along the folds and one has old tape to repair a tear but no loss. Some signs of use but no writing or loss. Quite scarce (not in COPAC).
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Book number: V68588
GBP 165.00 [Appr.: EURO 182.75 US$ 204.87 | JP¥ 22173]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: geography
https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V68588.jpg JONES,H.M., MODERN GEOGRAPHY, Comprising a Concise, Clear, and Entertaining Account of all the Empires, Kingdoms, States,&c. in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America; with the New Discoveries to the Present Period. Embellished with Accurate Views of the Principal Cities, Costumes of the Nations,and Maps. 

 JOSEPHUS, FLAVIUS - TRANSLATED AND EDITED BY SIGMUND GELEN (1497-1554), FLAVII JOSEPHI ANTIQUITATUM JUDAICARUM Libri XX. Adiecta in Fine Appendicis loco Vita Josephi per ipsum conscripta, a Sigismundo Gelenio conversi. DE BELLO JUDAICO libri VII .. CONTRA APIONEM libri II .. DE IMPERIO RATIONIS, sive DE MACABAEIS liber unus, a Des. Erasmo Rotterodamo recognitus. Cum Indice accuratissimo.
JOSEPHUS, FLAVIUS - TRANSLATED AND EDITED BY SIGMUND GELEN (1497-1554)
FLAVII JOSEPHI ANTIQUITATUM JUDAICARUM Libri XX. Adiecta in Fine Appendicis loco Vita Josephi per ipsum conscripta, a Sigismundo Gelenio conversi. DE BELLO JUDAICO libri VII .. CONTRA APIONEM libri II .. DE IMPERIO RATIONIS, sive DE MACABAEIS liber unus, a Des. Erasmo Rotterodamo recognitus. Cum Indice accuratissimo.
Basel Switzerland, Froben (in officina Frobeniana per Hieronymum Frobenium et Nicolaum Episcopium) 1559 Fine Froben printer's marks on titlepage and colophon, large figurative initials at head of each section as used in Froben editions from 1515 [cut by F. Folio rolled pigskin on wooden boards, floral borders surrounding rolls of Biblical scenes with texts & the Virtues, spine with early manuscript title and 4 double raised cords, title also faintly written at foot of central front cover compartment (pigskin lacking along lower half of front hinge repaired with vellum underlaid, all cords firmly attached, some light stains & damage to pigskin more on upper than lower cover, lacks all brass clasps/corner ornaments) [12] +886 +[34]pp index. Fine early coloured armorial bookplate, with neat library shelf marks on pastedown and at top of title, lower gutter of first 24 leaves damaged by former damp nowhere affecting text, light damp mark at lower corner of final 5 leaves, pages else remarkably crisp and clean throughout. *Fine Froben typography and layout with large decorative initials after Holbein.
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Book number: V64564
GBP 1380.00 [Appr.: EURO 1528.25 US$ 1713.49 | JP¥ 185449]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: Jewish history Jews Christianity
https://www.abbeybook.com/images/V64564.jpg JOSEPHUS, FLAVIUS - TRANSLATED AND EDITED BY SIGMUND GELEN (1497-1554), FLAVII JOSEPHI ANTIQUITATUM JUDAICARUM Libri XX. Adiecta in Fine Appendicis loco Vita Josephi per ipsum conscripta, a Sigismundo Gelenio conversi. DE BELLO JUDAICO libri VII .. CONTRA APIONEM libri II .. DE IMPERIO RATIONIS, sive DE MACABAEIS liber unus, a Des. Erasmo Rotterodamo recognitus. Cum Indice accuratissimo. 

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