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 AINSWORTH, W. HARRISON, The Tower of London.
AINSWORTH, W. HARRISON
The Tower of London.
London, John Dicks, (about 1890). 22 x 14 cm. Original wrappers. 244 p. Illustrated. Rare in unworn orange wrappers, fine condition.Very uncommon in its delicate, original shape!
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Book number: 270284
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HOTEL CECIL
Das Hotel Cecil. Strand, & Victoria Embankment, London, W.C.
London, Hotel Cecil, 1908. Original wrappers. 48 p. Printed in brown and black. Illustrated. With two owner's stamps on upper cover and one on first blank. With folding map. Slightly soiled, otherwise fine.German language guide for the famous 800-room hotel on Strand 80, that functioned only from 1890-1918 and was demolished in 1930.
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Book number: 276845
€  35.00 [Appr.: US$ 40.81 | £UK 29.75 | JP¥ 4636]
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FITZMAURICE, M.
British Banks and Banking. A Pictorial History.
Truro, D. Bradford Barton Ltd., 1975. 21 x 21 cm. Cloth with dust jacket. 96 p. Richly illustrated. 1st edition. Fine.Lots of reproductions of ancient documents.
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Book number: 275399
€  18.00 [Appr.: US$ 20.99 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2384]
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HUGHES, THOMAS
Autograph signature, dated 'London Febr 1880'.
Oblong 5,6 x 9,0 cm. From an autograph album. A bit browned.Hughes (1822-1896) was the author of Tom Brown's Schooldays, the epitome novel (for the youthful) about life on an English public school. In this case 1830's Rugby, the school of Dr. Thomas Arnold, 'the most influential British schoolmaster of the 19th century'.
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Book number: 205355
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LEE, SIR SIDNEY
Handwritten letter to Augustus Jessopp.
On cream colored paper watermarked T.H. Saunders, with printed heading 'Dictionary of National Biography/ (address)'. 18,6 x 11,8 cm. 4 p. Written in thin brown ink on recto only. Signed and dated '17/5/86'. Folded twice. Stained along the fold and vaguely at the foot of the letter.From young Sidney, or rather Solomon Lazarus Lee (1859-1926), the compiler of the Dictionary of National Biography to the cleric and writer Dr. Augustus Jessopp (1823-1914), an authority on 17th century history. A perfectly readable letter on Lee's article about Sir Simonds D'Ewes, that wasn't accepted by James Bass Mullinger. With mention of Leslie Stephen (the father of Virginia Woolf).
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Book number: 256469
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 NORTH, J.J., English Hammered Coinage. Volume 2: Edward I to Charles II. 1272-1662.
NORTH, J.J.
English Hammered Coinage. Volume 2: Edward I to Charles II. 1272-1662.
London, Spink, 1975. Cloth with dust jacket. (2), 192, (24) p. With 11 b/w plates. 2nd revised edition (first: 1960). DJ a bit worn.
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Book number: 277162
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NORTHCOTE, STAFFORD H.
Autograph Letter Signed to William McCullagh Torrens.
Stationery with blindstamp of the House of Commons. Recto only, 14,5 x 11,9 cm. 5 lines. To 'Dear W. Torrens'. Dated 'Feb. 21. 1884'. Pasted on a piece of stiff paper (with a note on verso, unrelated).About a petition, that Northcote thinks 'very good', but he sees a problem in 'cutting down the School rate quite so low as 6d. in Country Parishes'. Signed 'Yours in haste/ Stafford H. Northcote'. William McCullagh Torrens (1813-1894) was Member of Parliament for Finsbury until 1885.
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Book number: 263040
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PERKINS, STEPHEN PHILIP
British & Empire Campaign Medals 1793-1902. & British and Irish Campaign Medals 1899-2009. & R.J. Marles: Collectors' British Military Money 1943-1972. (3 books together).
London, Rotographic, 2013, 2009 & 2014. 148, 164 & 56 p. Illustrated. New.With detailed explanation and values in pounds.
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Book number: 265097
€  22.00 [Appr.: US$ 25.65 | £UK 18.75 | JP¥ 2914]
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 PERKINS, CHRIS HENRY, Collectors' Coins Great Britain Pre-decimal issues 1797-1970 & Decimal issues 1968-2014. (2 books together).
PERKINS, CHRIS HENRY
Collectors' Coins Great Britain Pre-decimal issues 1797-1970 & Decimal issues 1968-2014. (2 books together).
London, Rotographic, 2014. Paperbacks. 116 + 126 p. Illustrated. New.With variants, numbers and value (in British currency) in several conditions.
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Book number: 265095
€  20.00 [Appr.: US$ 23.32 | £UK 17 | JP¥ 2649]
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PERKINS, CHRIS HENRY
England's Striking History. A Brief History of England and its Silver Hammered Coinage.
Londen, Rotographic, 2013. 150 p. Illustrated with drawings. New.All about British coins from 959-1688. Easy explanation of coins, mints en mintmaster signs, variants and developments, texts and their meaning. Good basis for the collector.
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Book number: 265096
€  15.00 [Appr.: US$ 17.49 | £UK 12.75 | JP¥ 1987]
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 (BOER WAR). PONTEN, KEES VAN, EN CHRIS KRAS, Pillen voor Joe. Teekeningen van Jan Feith - Bijschrift van Kees van Ponten.
(BOER WAR). PONTEN, KEES VAN, EN CHRIS KRAS
Pillen voor Joe. Teekeningen van Jan Feith - Bijschrift van Kees van Ponten.
Amsterdam, Cohen Zonen, [1900]. Oblong 20 x 26 cm.(Drawings by Jan Feith with captions by Kees van Ponten). Amsterdam, Cohen Zonen, [1900]. Oblong 20 x 26 cm. Illustrated wrappers (with 2 lithographs). 28 p. with 28 color lithographs. 1st edition. Some tears in the cover, some cracks, backstrip worn and discolored.Very beautiful and fragile picture book of the gifted caricaturist Jan Feith (pseudo: Chris Kras), directed against the English in the Boer War. The rhymes by Van Ponten were written out by the artist. On the front, Paul Kruger carries a spoonful of pills to the British Colonial Secretary, Joseph Chamberlain, while on the lower cover, the man who rides a donkey dressed with a monocle, strongly reminds us of Winston Churchill.
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Book number: 204099
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 VICTORIA, QUEEN, Empty envelope addressed in Queen Victoria's own handwriting to the Duchess of Sutherland.
VICTORIA, QUEEN
Empty envelope addressed in Queen Victoria's own handwriting to the Duchess of Sutherland.
Mourning envelope, cloth-lined on the inside. 10.5 x 22.5 mm. Recto handwritten address 'The/ Duchess of Sutherland/ The Queen'. Recto handwritten address ‘The/ Duchess of Sutherland/ The Queen’ in the hand of Queen Victoria. Verso the Queen’s lacquer seal in black. Envelope roughly torn open, two vertical folds, a bit soiled.Queen Victoria was great friends with Harriet Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland (1806-1868), but this envelope might have been addressed to her daughter-in-law as well, Anne Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland (1829-1888), who was Mistress of the Robes to the Queen from 1870 to 1874. The time window of this envelope is 1861-1888. It was in the autograph collection of eccentric journalist John Arlott.
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Book number: 273574
€  275.00 [Appr.: US$ 320.64 | £UK 232.75 | JP¥ 36423]
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 WARWICKSHIRE, Souvenir of Warwickshire.
WARWICKSHIRE
Souvenir of Warwickshire.
No place, No publisher, (about 1920). Oblong 19 x 24 cm. All in brown: printed in dark brown ink on stiff light brown wrappers, photo's printed in brown offset on cream-coloured paper. Original cord binding. Cover edges slightly damaged, one small piece torn off.12 pictures of sights in and around Stratford-on-Avon, Warwick, Leamington and Coventry. No publisher or date mentioned, but probably about 1920.
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Book number: 204965
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 WHATMAN, SUSANNAH, Her Housekeeping Book.
WHATMAN, SUSANNAH
Her Housekeeping Book.
Cambridge, University Press, (1952). Original cloth. viii, 40 p. With engravings by Lawrence Josset. Title page engraved by H.K. Wolfenden. Printed in 250 copies on special Whatman paper. First edition. Cover a bit worn and discolored, edges of pages browned. Nice typographical bookplate 'gb'.Attractive book about the tasks of an 18th century housewife, in this case the wife of paper maker James Whatman II, whose father was the inventor (and most important producer) of wove paper. The book was assembled in 1776-1787. Humorous, refined engravings. The scanned picture illustrates the 'unnecessary temptations of inferior servants' when they find large joints of meat unnattended.
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Book number: 256605
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