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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 US$ 36.45 | JP 3882]
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 7 - 9 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 49.5 US$ 54.68 | JP 5823]
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$ 7.9 | JP 841]
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$ 7.9 | JP 841]
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 8.25 US$ 9.11 | JP 970]
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 8.25 US$ 9.11 | JP 970]
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$ 7.9 | JP 841]
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$ 7.9 | JP 841]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: education, Langdon-Davis, Moxley, intelligence tests

 
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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 US$ 36.45 | JP 3882]
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 35.25 US$ 38.89 | JP 4141]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Solicitor, Law

 
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The London Gazette March 30 to April 2 1674 Number 873.
Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy, 1674. First Edition. Unbound, An original single sheet newspaper, clean but with a little loss to the margin on one side, with news from Warsaw, Naples, Genoa, Vienna, Brussels etc of the war in Europe, plus an advertisement for a new map of Virginia and Maryland and a hunt for a missing servant boy... Very Good.
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Book number: 16445
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.3 | JP 2588]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Newspaper, Stuart

 
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The London Gazette June 18 to June 22 1674 Number 894.
Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy, 1674. First Edition. Unbound, An original single sheet newspaper, clean, but with a very little loss to one margin, with news from Berlin, Venice, Warsaw, Vienna, Amsterdam, Paris etc of the war in Europe and advertisements of a map of the Royal Camp at Maestricht and a runaway Blackamore man from St Michael's Mount, Cornwall etc... Very Good.
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Book number: 16451
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.3 | JP 2588]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Newspaper, Stuart, Black History

 
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The London Gazette June 4 to June 8 1674 Number 892.
Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy, 1674. First Edition. Unbound, An original single sheet newspaper, with one small mark to the margin, with news from Warsaw, Ratisbonne, Hamburg etc of the war in Europe, plus news from Plymouth that a ship had encountered Van Tromp's fleet, and advertisements for an auction of cotton, a lost horse, dog etc... Very Good.
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Book number: 16448
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.3 | JP 2588]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Newspaper, Stuart

 
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The London Gazette June 8 to June 11 1674 Number 893.
Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy, 1674. First Edition. Unbound, An original single sheet newspaper, clean, but with a very little loss to one margin, with news from Lisbon, Warsaw, Vienna of the war in Europe, and advertisements of sermons and Horae Hebraicae & Talmud Impensae, a stolen horse etc... Very Good.
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Book number: 16449
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.3 | JP 2588]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Newspaper, Stuart

 
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The London Gazette June 11 to June 15 1674 Number 894.
Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy, 1674. First Edition. Unbound, An original single sheet newspaper, clean, but with a very little loss to one margin, with news from Lisbon, Warsaw, Vienna of the war in Europe, a notice about the Order to deport Jesuits and Priests and advertisements of a lost picture of a lady, a stolen horse etc... Very Good.
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Book number: 16450
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.3 | JP 2588]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Newspaper, Stuart

 
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The London Gazette June 15 to June 18 1674 Number 895.
Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy, 1674. First Edition. Unbound, An original single sheet newspaper, clean, but with a very little loss to one margin, with news from Venice, Madrid, Aix etc. of the war in Europe, the visit of the king to Portsmouth and advertisements for lost or stolen horses etc... Very Good.
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Book number: 16452
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.3 | JP 2588]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Newspaper, Stuart

 
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The London Gazette June 22 to June 25 1674 Number 897.
Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy, 1674. First Edition. Unbound, An original single sheet newspaper, clean, but with a very little loss to one margin, with news from Warsaw, Vienna, Philipsburgh, Amsterdam etc. of the war in Europe, and advertisements for a lost or stolen pocket book and a horse etc... Very Good.
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Book number: 16453
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.3 | JP 2588]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Newspaper, Stuart

 
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The London Gazette June 25 to June 29 1674 Number 898.
Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy, 1674. First Edition. Unbound, An original single sheet newspaper, clean, but with a very little loss to one margin, with news from Madrid, Frankfurt, Aix, Ghent, Paris etc. of the war in Europe, and advertisements for a book and lost or stolen horses etc... Very Good.
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Book number: 16454
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.3 | JP 2588]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Newspaper, Stuart

 
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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 27.5 US$ 30.38 | JP 3235]
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 US$ 36.45 | JP 3882]
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 29.25 US$ 32.2 | JP 3429]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Poetry, Letters, english Literature

 
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The Penguin Hansard 1 From Chamberlain to Churchill.
Penguin, 1940. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback, 303pp, blue and white softback covers. Original owner's name to flyleaf, pencil marking to first few pages, otherwise internally clean and tight. Vital wartime parliamentary debates Aug 1939 to May 1940.. Very Good.
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Book number: 10558
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 4.86 | JP 518]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: WWII

 
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Portrait Miniatures.
Victoria & Albert Museum, 1959. First Edition. Soft Cover, Short introduction and 48 b + w plates of the finest portrait miniatures from 1539 to 1826 in the collection of the V & A. A clean copy... Very Good.
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Book number: 15655
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 4.86 | JP 518]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Painting, Art, Miniature, Portrait

 
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Punch Volume CLVII July - December 1919.
Punch, 1919. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ill.: Bateman, Bernard Partridge, Townsend, Armour, Frank Reynolds. Large format. Red faux leather, faded to edges, with leather spine, worn to top and bottom. Internally clean. Interesting post -World War I issue, with topical articles and cartooons... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 10951
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 19.44 | JP 2070]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Cartoon, Politics, WWI

 
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The Ready Reckoner or Commercial Hand- Book.
Collins, Hard Cover, Probably late 19th century. A pocket sized book of 256pp with brown cloth covered boards, a little worn to spine. Tables to calculate interest, income, wages etc in pre-decimal sterling. Internally clean... Very Good.
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Book number: 11033
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.47 | JP 582]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Maths, Interest, Calculator

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