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Souvenir De Pau Lourdes Bétharam
1885. Hard Cover. Attractive oblong publisher's photograph album 15 x 23.5 cm. Inscription dated September 1885. Contains 12 actual mounted photographs of Pau & Lourdes. Minor staining to first photograph else near fine copy in original red cloth gilt.
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Book number: 001418
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 US$ 64.61 | JP 7018]
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ANON
Authentic Narratives of Most Calamitous Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea
1840, First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, William Walker, Otley & London, n.d. [ca 1840]. Sm 8vo, 253p, 1p contents. Engraved frontispiece & title vignette. Small hardware company stamp, slight wear & browning, VG in original cloth gilt. Scarce, only 2 copies on COPAC.
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Book number: 001401
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 169.25 US$ 187.38 | JP 20352]
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Keywords: Voyages

 
ANON
The Children's Friend Being a Selection from the Works of Berquin
1805. Hard Cover. New edn, London, York, Newcastle and Northallerton [Printed at the Ofiice of J Langdale, Northallerton], 1805. 12mo, frontispiece, [vi], 340p Bkplt. Slight wear tail of spine & rear board. VG in original full calf, gilt label.
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Book number: 001918
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 64.25 US$ 71.07 | JP 7720]
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ANON
The History of Lady Godiva & Peeping Tom of Coventry .
1877. Printer Wrapper. 5th edn, Tomkinson, Coventry, 1877. Sq 8vo, 48p, folding frontispiece & 9 engraved plates. Original printed covers & pink endpapers. Slight wear, a good clean copy of a rare Victorian survival. Only one copy of this edition on COPAC.
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Book number: 001386
GBP 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 292 US$ 323.06 | JP 35089]
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ANON
The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte : late Emperor of France, from his birth in 1769 to his arrival in Elba containing an account of his parents, education, preferment, battles, etc, interspersed with numerous and interesting Anecdotes
Berwick, 1815. Hard Cover. Fourth edn with additions, Berwick, 1815. 8vo, 584p. Frontis & 8 engraved folding maps. Minor spotting to endpapers, light browning, near fine in contemporary full polished calf, gilt label.
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Book number: 001707
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 344.5 US$ 381.21 | JP 41405]
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BAIN, JOSEPH
The Border Papers. Calendar of Letters & Papers Relating to the Affairs of the Borders of England & Scotland Preserved in Her Majesty's Public Record Office London
1894, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 2 vols, H M General Register House, Edinburgh, 1894 & 1896. Large 8vo, vol I 1560-1594, xlv, 762p; vol II 1595-1603, xxvii, 960p. Worcester Public Library label on pastedowns & small label on spines, occasional small discrete stamps, browning to edges, inner hinges cracked but holding firm, sl wear else a VG clean set in original blind-stamped blue cloth gilt. Fraser p392 'For anyone who wants to see the Border Reivers almost at first hand there can be no substitute for the Calendar of Border Papers, which contains the letters & reports of the English Wardens of the Marches in Elizabeth's time'. A scarce set.
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Book number: 001627
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 344.5 US$ 381.21 | JP 41405]
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DE BIE, JACQUES
Les Vrais Portraits des Rois de France
1636. Hard Cover. 2nd edn, A Paris, Jean Camvsat, 1636 (but 1635 on Printer's imprint on last leaf). Engraved title, printed title in red and black, xx, 395p, iii, 25p contents, 1p printer. Folio, 24 x 34 cm. Occasional light dampstaining to lower corner, contemporary age-marked full vellum, yapp edges & remains of original ties, printed label. Generally a VG copy with 66 fine engravings.
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Book number: 001943
GBP 775.00 [Appr.: EURO 904.75 US$ 1001.49 | JP 108777]
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BRENEN, GERALD & LINDSAY, W [ED]
A History of the House of Percy from the Earliest Times to the Present Century.
1902, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 2 vols, Freemantle, London, 1902. Large 8vo, xviii, 393p; x, 495p, partly unopened. Illustrations, some in colour, and genealogies. Endpapers slightly spotted, near fine bright set in original white cloth gilt, top edges gilt, gilt emblem on front covers.
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Book number: 001973
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 344.5 US$ 381.21 | JP 41405]
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Keywords: Northumberland

 
DALZIEL BROTHERS
A Round of Days. Described in original poems by some of our most celebrated poets, and in pictures by eminent artists, engraved by the brothers Dalziel
1866, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Routledge, London, 1866. 4to, [vi], 93p, 2p cat. Engravings. Bkplt. Neatly re-cased at some time with new endpapers. One page has a small cut to one corner. Minor light foxing, slight wear internally. In the fine green, red, blue and gilt original attractive Sixties binding by John Leighton, 'Dalziel's Fine-Art Gift Book'. McLean, Victorian Book Design. p218; Victorian Publishers Book-Bindings p130. A nice copy.
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Book number: 001863
GBP 450.00 [Appr.: EURO 525.25 US$ 581.51 | JP 63161]
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BUNYAN, JOHN
The Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that which is to Come
M. Luckman, Coventry. 1791. Hard Cover. New edn, divided into chapters, with a life of the author by G. Burder. Printed and sold by M Luckman, Coventry, 1791. 12mo, in two parts, xxxvi, 197p; viii, 175p, 1p cat. Frontispiece and 9 engraved plates. Contemp full calf spine gilt, joints cracking but firm, spine worn & darkened,else VG clean copy.
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Book number: 001639
GBP 165.00 [Appr.: EURO 192.75 US$ 213.22 | JP 23159]
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CARY, R & NAUNTON, R.
Memoirs of Robert Cary, Earl of Monmouth, with Fragmenta Regalia Being a History of Queen Elizabeth's Favourites
1808. Hard Cover. Edinburgh, 1808. Important Elizabethan memoirs by a Border Warden with Fragmenta Regalia - History of Elizabeth's Favourites by Sir R. Naunton. Ed by Scott. 301p. VG nice copy, half-calf over original boards.
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Book number: 001363
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111 US$ 122.76 | JP 13334]
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CORNISH, J & T
Cornish's Strangers Guide Through Manchester & Salford
. New edn, Cornish, Manchester, 1857. Sm 8vo, lxiv (illus adverts), 164p, xxvi (ads). Large fldg b/w city map 'Manchester & Salford 1857' by J R Jobbins, showing the railway system. Text engs inc The Great Exhibition of Art Treasures 1857 held in Manchester. Original paper covers, slight wear & staining, else VG. Rare guide & railway map. Only 3 copies on Copac.
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Book number: 001668
GBP 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 204.5 US$ 226.14 | JP 24562]
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Keywords: Railway Map

 
CURWEN, HENRY
A History of Booksellers the Old and the New
1873, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, C&W, London, [1873]. 8vo, 483p. Plates. Minor light foxing & minor wear to head & tail of spine, near fine copy in original cloth gilt, with gilt vignette of battledore to upper board.
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Book number: 001410
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111 US$ 122.76 | JP 13334]
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DAGLEY, RICHARD [GASPEY, THOMAS]
Takings or, the Life of a Collegian. A Poem. Illustrated by Twenty-Six Etchings from Designs by R Dagley
1821, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, Warren & Whittaker, 1821. Tall 8vo, viii, 32p, [viii], 184p. 16 x 26 cm. 26 attractive hand-coloured plates. Fine, uncut copy in a very fine full straight-grained red morocco binding, full gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers by MORELL, Binder, London. Richard Dagley exhibited irregularly at the Royal Academy between 1785 and 1833.
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Book number: 001917
GBP 895.00 [Appr.: EURO 1044.75 US$ 1156.56 | JP 125620]
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Keywords: Fine Binding

 
JUSTITIA [ GLADSTONE ]
A Voice From the North or a Humorous Account of an Interview between John Bull and the Rt Hon. W. E. Gladstone on the Repeal of the Malt Tax, & Its Effects on Farms, Brewers & Licensed Victuallers
First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Reid, Newcastle-upon Tyne, n.d. [ca 1850]. Sq 8vo, 23p, satirical verse, rare (not in Copac). Bound with 'New Gleanings from Gladstone', first edn, Blackwood, Edinburgh, n.d. 30p, satirical engravings. Old blue cloth gilt, minor wear else VG nice copy.
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Book number: 001680
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 169.25 US$ 187.38 | JP 20352]
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HODY, HUMPHREY
De Bibliorum Textibus Originalibus, Versionibus Graecis , & Latina Vulgata
Oxford: e Theatro Sheldoniano. 1705, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Oxford, e Theatro Sheldoniano, 1705. Large folio, [xii], xxxvi, 664p. Fine engraved portrait frontispiece (Forster/Gucht) & engraving on title. Greek & Latin text, four books in one. Bkplt. Original panelled calf boards rather worn, strongly rebacked in speckled calf, raised bands, unlettered. Internally very clean VG copy. English scholar and theologian.
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Book number: 001731
GBP 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 350.25 US$ 387.68 | JP 42107]
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HUMPHREYS, HENRY NOEL
The Coinage of the British Empire an Outline of the Progress of the Coinage in Great Britain and her Dependencies, from the earliest Period to the Present Time.
1855, First Thus. Hard Cover. First edn thus, David Bogue, London, 1855. Sm 4to, 160p. Browning where plates have offset onto opposite page, slight wear to hinge, else VG nice copy in original cloth gilt, all edges gilt. McLean p 112 '24 plates of which 12 are chromolithographed in gold, silver and copper'.
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Book number: 001217
GBP 245.00 [Appr.: EURO 286 US$ 316.6 | JP 34387]
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HUMPHREYS, HENRY NOEL
The Coins of England a Sketch of the Progress of the English Coinage from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
1848. Hard Cover. 5th edn, London, Longman et al, 1848. 8vo, xviii, 136p. Col title & 23 colour plates 'printed in gold, silver & copper' on a blue background. The 'Victoria Crown Piece by Barclay's process' plate is also present. Original dark red calf, expertly rebacked at some time, marbled endpapers, with coin & onlay decoration on front board. Bookplate of Charles W Whistler. Minor wear, minor browning, damp stain to top of Barclay's plate. VG nice example of Victorian colour printing.
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Book number: 001444
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 344.5 US$ 381.21 | JP 41405]
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ODDFELLOWS
Laws & Regulations of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Loyal Miners Refuge Lodge No 1117 of the Manchester Unity, 10 Dec 1836
1836. Paperback, 10.5 x 17.5 cm, fine engraved title, 30p, 1836. With a long list of rules & fines for offences. Signed, inscribed & dated by William Sutherland. Slight wear & browning, old tape marks to cover, lacks blank rear blue paper cover. Sewn as issued, a good copy of a rare survival.
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Book number: 001243
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111 US$ 122.76 | JP 13334]
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OSWALD, JOHN CLYDE
A History of Printing its Development through Five Hundred Years
. Hard Cover. London, Library Press Ltd, 1929. 8vo, xxii, 404p. Many illust colour. Near fine copy in original cloth gilt.
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Book number: 001688
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 52.75 US$ 58.15 | JP 6316]
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ROGERS, R C. ROWLAND COTTON.
Cain's Lamentations over Abel in six books...
Sabine & Son, Shoe Lane, Fleet Street, London. 1800, First Edition. First edn, Sabine & Son, Shoe Lane, Fleet Street, London, n.d. [ca 1800]. Sm 8vo, frontispiece, 215p. Slight browning else VG in recent marbled paper wrappers. According to ESTC T498243, R.C. Rogers is Rowland Cotton. Scarce.
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Book number: 001962
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111 US$ 122.76 | JP 13334]
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Keywords: Bible Theology

 
SCIOBERET, PIERRE & CONGREVE, L DORA
Tales of Country Life in La Gruyère
1887, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Blackwood, Edinburgh & London, 1887. 8vo, xiv, 335p. School-prize bookplate & gilt emblem to front board. Slight wear else near fine in full calf, gilt in compartments, marbled eps & edges. A nice copy. Three selected tales from Switzerland & la Gruyre - Martin the Sawyer, Colin the Herdsman and Marie the Straw-Plaiter. Scarce.
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Book number: 001055
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 146 US$ 161.53 | JP 17545]
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SHAW, HENRY.
Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages from the Seventh to the Seventeenth Centuries.
1843, First Edition. Hard Cover. 2 vols, Pickering, London, 1843. First edn complete with 94 engraved plates mainly in full colour & gilt, wood engraved initials and text illustrations also in colour. Small folio, unpaginated, original cloth gilt, neatly recased with spines laid down. Bkplt, some light foxing not usually on plates, VG attractive set. Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages is considered to be Henry Shaw's most ambitious work on the decorative arts of the medieval period. Described by Ruari McLean, in his Victorian Book Design and Colour Printing, as "a magnificent production. It has a considerable claim to be called the most handsome book produced in the whole of the nineteenth century." McLean p66.
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Book number: 001635
GBP 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 758.75 US$ 839.96 | JP 91232]
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THE METCALFE SOCIETY
Metcalfe History of the Clan
First Edition. (ISBN: 0953326705) Hard Cover. First edn, published by the Metcalfe Society, 1998. Large format, 252p. Profusely illustrated in colour. Nr fine copy in similar dustwrapper. Scarce.
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Book number: 001615
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 87.75 US$ 96.92 | JP 10527]
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Keywords: 0953326705

 
STANFORD
Stanford's Railway and Road Map of England and Wales 1860
1860, First Thus. Hard Cover. Coloured engraved map on linen, 48 sections, 100 x 86 cm open. Sl wear else VG in original red slip-case gilt.
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Book number: 001835
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 140.25 US$ 155.07 | JP 16843]
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