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The Albion June 1 1831.
Wm Boucher 69 Strand, 1831. First Edition. Unbound, An original full size newspaper of four pages, clean, but with a very little wear to the edges. The contents include advertisements, including full details of a lecture on singing and a concert at Horncastle, the Fifeshire election, the capture of the midnight legislators of Galway and other outrages, including insurgents dressed as females, foreign news, Paganini in Leipzig, Covent Garden, the murder of Richard Taylor, Rochester and market and law news etc. Very rare... Very Good.
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Book number: 16462
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.25 US$ 39.16 | JP¥ 4148]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Newspaper, Horncastle, Fifeshire, Rochester, Paganini, Irish History

 
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Anecdotes of Eminent Persons Comprising Also Many Interesting Remains of Literature and Biography with Some Original Letters of Distinguished CHaracters in Two Volumes Vol I and Vol II.
Samuel Bagster, 1813. First Edition. Full-Leather, 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ Tall, A heavy set of two volumes, both of 404pp. Leather covered boards with portions of loss to the spine and covers and cracked gutters. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, a few small spots of foxing, otherwise internally clean. A wide range of anecdotes - Dr Sheridan in his youth. Thomas Sainvitz, verses by Mary Queen of Scots, conjoined twins, the first siege of Corfe Castle, Empress Cathereine of Russia, frogs, drunkards etc... Very Good.
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Book number: 16529
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 50 US$ 58.74 | JP¥ 6222]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Sheridan, Pope, Literature, Anecdotes, Collection, Miscellany

 
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The British Museum Quarterly Vol XVIII No 2 June 1953.
British Museum, 1953. First Edition. Soft Cover, Softback covers. B + w illustrations. A couple of small closed tears to the covers, otherwise very clean. Articles on early visitors, Thomas Watts, Charles James Fox Papers, Burney Papers, William Ottley, John Henderson etc... Very Good.
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Book number: 15340
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 8.49 | JP¥ 899]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: British Museum

 
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The British Museum Quarterly Vol XVIII No 4 December 1953.
British Museum, 1953. First Edition. Soft Cover, Softback covers. B + w illustrations. A couple of small closed tears to the covers, otherwise very clean. Articles on an early Portuguese Tragedy, Meyerstein Bequest, 3 Dering mss, an Assyrian helmet, Meissen pocelain crinoline group, Franks collection of oriental antiquities, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles etc... Very Good.
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Book number: 15342
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 8.49 | JP¥ 899]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: British Museum, Raffles

 
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The British Museum Magazine Winter 2015 Issue 83.
British Museum, 2015. First Edition. Soft Cover, Tall format. 64pp, illustrated softback covers. Colour illustrations. A clean copy. Contents include the co-existence of Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths in Egypt, The Grand Tour works of Francis Towne, the works of Marion Maguire and Sarah Banks' collection of ephemera... Very Good.
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Book number: 16694
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.79 | JP¥ 1037]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: British Museum, Grand Tour, Egypt, Francis Towne, Marion Maguire, Maori Art

 
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The British Museum Magazine Winter 2013 Issue 77.
British Museum, 2013. First Edition. Soft Cover, Tall format. 64pp, illustrated softback covers. Colour illustrations. A clean copy. Contents include culture, ships, trade, belief and the warrior in Viking Society, ancient gold in Colombia, the Mostyn Tompion clock, and German identity, drawings by Georg Baselitz, Gerhard Richter etc... Very Good.
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Book number: 16695
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.79 | JP¥ 1037]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: British Museum, Vikings, Tompion, German Art, Colombia

 
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The Celts Artists And Storytellers.
Grange, 1998. Hard Cover, 64pp, laminated boards with matching dustjacket. Many colour ilustrations. Part of the Ancient Cultures Series, this volume is an introduction to celtic art and society and previously appeared as part of 'An Introduction To Celtic Mythology'... As New /As New.
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Book number: 4153
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 8.49 | JP¥ 899]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Myth

 
The Complete Home Educator.
Odhams, 1111. Hard Cover, 1930s? 832pp, red leatherette boards, b + w illustrations. Includes english history by John Langdon-Davis and psychology by D J Moxley, philosophy by Max Black and intelligence tests. Internally clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 2761
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 8.49 | JP¥ 899]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: education, Langdon-Davis, Moxley, intelligence tests

 
(GRAVES, RICHARD)
The Festoon A Collection of Epigrams Ancient and Modern Panegyrical Satyrical, Amorous, Moral, Humorous, Monumental with an Essay on That Species of Composition.
Robinson and Roberts and W Frederick, 1767. Hard Cover, The Second Edition, considerably augmented. 213pp, the paper a little tanned with age, and with occasional light foxing. Marbled paper covered boards with leather spine and corners with red leather label to the spine. The spine cover now largely missing, and the front hinge cracked but holding. Marbled endpapers and foredge. Armorial bookplate of Monkhouse Tate. Vignette illustration to the title page. A vignette including a man flying a kite to the second title page on p155. Internally clean and complete. Includes a poem on the coronation of George III, and several with Bath connections. The author was a clergyman and friend of William Shenstone and Ralph Allen, and was tutor to the young Malthus, and a successful novelist... Good.
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Book number: 17129
GBP 37.50 [Appr.: EURO 41.75 US$ 48.95 | JP¥ 5185]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Bath, Georgian Literature, Eighteenth Century Literature

 
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In the Grip of the White Slave Trader.
M.A.P, First Edition. Soft Cover, Attributed to William ALexander Coote, the Secretary of the National Vigilance Association. Circa 1912. 112pp, softback covers with a woman gripped by a giant hand, with a little wear to base of spine. Internally clean and tight. Moral dangers of Paris, Rotterdam etc and rescue work. Now very rare... Very Good.
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Book number: 12514
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.25 US$ 39.16 | JP¥ 4148]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: White Slave, National Vigilance Association

 
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Law Practice and Usage in the Solicitor's Profession Being a Digest of Decisions of the Courts and Opinions Principally of The Council of The Law Society Affecting Solicitors 1923.
The Law Society, 1934. Hard Cover, 1934 reprint of the 1923 edition. 493pp, red cloth covered boards with light marks to the edges. Internally clean. Reports of cases and decisions on sales, mortgages, charges, marriage settlements, partnership etc affecting solicitors' practice. Now rare... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 15958
GBP 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 US$ 41.77 | JP¥ 4424]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Solicitor, Law

 
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The London Evening Post May 19 to May 21 1796 Number 11,367.
J Barker in the Old Bailey, 1796. First Edition. Unbound, An original full size newspaper of four pages, clean, but with a very little wear to the edges. The first page has advertisements of meetings, theatres, races etc, and other pages have domestic and foreign news including an address by the Batavian National Assembly on the English attack, and news from cities in Europe on the War,. the conspiracy in France etc and also law news including a full report of Lord Valentia's case against his wife's seducer... Very Good.
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Book number: 16460
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.75 US$ 32.63 | JP¥ 3457]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Newspaper, War

 
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The London Evening Post October 6 to October 8 1796 Number 11,427.
J Barker in the Old Bailey, 1796. First Edition. Unbound, An original full size newspaper of four pages, clean, but with a very little wear to the edges. The newspaper has advertisements of houses, a new portable cooking machine, the lottery etc. and long reports of speeches in the Houses of Lords and House of Commons on the Peace negotiations, allegations of bribery in the Southwark election and also royal, army, law and naval news - and the magistrates's court appearance of Elizabeth Taylor who had dressed as a man, served in the navy and been captured by the French.. Very Good.
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Book number: 16461
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.25 US$ 39.16 | JP¥ 4148]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Newspaper, War, Southwark, Female Sailor, Oven

 
(HENRY MACKENZIE ET AL)
The Mirror A Periodical Paper Published at Edinburgh in the Years 1779 and 1780 Vol I.
W Strahan and T Cadell and W Creech, 1781. Full-Leather, Third edition, corrected. 296pp. Leather covered boards, with gilt ornament to spine, with a little loss to the ends of the spine and a little rubbing to the edges. Ownership stamp to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The first volume of three... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 16535
GBP 26.50 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 US$ 34.59 | JP¥ 3664]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Poetry, Letters, english Literature

 
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The New Album of London.
1111. Full-Leather, 21 sepia engravings of London scenes on 14 concertina fold out pages in red leather boards, a little worn and rubbed ot the spine and edges. with elaborate gilt ornament. Printed in Germany, but no publisher's anme. Some of the illustrations are by permission of the Illustrated London News. The inclusion of theTraining Ship Frolic in a panorama of the Victoria Embankment indicates that the date is around 1890, as Frolic became a drillship in 1888 and was renamed in 1895. Includes two views of the Crystal Palace. A repair to one illustration, otherwise very good... Very Good.
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Book number: 17267
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.79 | JP¥ 1037]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: London, Views of London, Crystal Palace, HMS Frolic, Training Ship, Drilllship

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