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Biblia Hebraica
Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz. 1889. Hard Cover. Binding bit worn, and detached from text block. Front endpaper creased, next presumably blank leaf cut out. Ad optimas editiones, imprimis Everardi van der Hooght; argumentique notationem et indices nec non Clavem Masorethicam Car. Godofr. Guilielmus Theile. Edition stereotypa septima. Marbled edges and endpapers, half-leather, gilt banded spine. Very heavy - may need extra shipping. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004245
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56.75 US$ 69.33 | JP¥ 7685]
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Keywords: Religion Bible Jewish Hebrew Language Philosophy, Theology, Religion

 
Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts
London & Edinburgh, W.& R. Chambers. 1870. Cloth, 6.5" x 10". Essays, poetry, fiction, popular science, notices of books, and Miscellaneous Articles of Instruction and Entertainment. One year's issues bound in green cloth with gilt titles, marbled edges. Cloth is damp stained and a little loosened on back and left edge of front; spine little worn; both hinges broken; contents clean & tight. Heavy book, might require extra shipping charge. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 001848
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.25 US$ 41.6 | JP¥ 4611]
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Keywords: Science, Technology, Medicine Poetry

 
The Crackerjack Book for Boys
London & Glasgow, Children's Press. Pictorial Glazed Boards, 7.5" x 10". 1950s? Contrs. inc. Anthony Buckeridge. Col. frontis, b/w ills. Top & btm. 2ins of sp. missing; bit shaky, edges brownish; well read. May require extra shipping. Fairly Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 001583
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 8.32 | JP¥ 922]
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Keywords: Juvenile, Annual, Children's Children's Books

 
The Family Treasury for 1876
London, Thomas Nelson. 1876. Hard Cover. Containing contributions by well-known writers in all departments of religious literature. Biblical, Biographies, Book talk, Historical, Life & religion in foreign lands, Outlook, Poetry, Practical Papers, Miscellaneous papers, Tales & narratives, The Children's Sabbath hour, Readings for young & old. J.J.Muir, W.G.Blaikie, Alpha, A.L.O.E. Annie Lucas, Marcus Dods, etc. Textured dark green cloth boards, dark green calf spine & corners; spine banded & gilt; marbled endpapers. Some wear on corners, foxing front & back, otherwise G+ condition. 763 pages. Heavy, may require extra shipping charges. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 002815
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 34.67 | JP¥ 3843]
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Keywords: Religion, Periodical, History, Travel, Poetry, Fiction Travel & Topography Poetry 19th Century Fiction

 
Fifty Great Sea Stories
London, Odhams. First?. Cloth. 1930s. 768pages. Illus. Cloth dull, spine faded. Gilt cloth binding. Good Plus/No Jacket.
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Book number: 001099
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Keywords: Fiction, Short Stories, Maritime Vintage Fiction

 
Great Pictures in Private Galleries
London, Cassell. First. Wrappers / Cloth Folder, 16ins x 11.5ins. 12 fortnightly parts, four plates in each, tipped-in between thick grey paper wrappers. 3 plates missing - Tantallon Castle and A Fresh Morning off the Mumbles, by Edwin Hayes, Llyn Gwyllem by B. W. Leader; some of the others are loose. Published 1904-05. Colour blocks made by Andre & Sleigh of Bushey, Herts. The 12 contained in green cloth folder with ties and gilt title. Some wear on the folder, bit chewed at top of spine, foxed on catalogue inside covers; wraps & plates are good. Adverts. HEAVY - will require extra for shipping. Good.
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Book number: 002193
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 74 US$ 90.14 | JP¥ 9991]
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Keywords: Art, Partwork, Colour Plates Paintings Art

 
Harper's New Monthly Magazine
1883. Hard Cover. July - Sept. 1888. 3 issues bound in red cloth. Illustrated. Spine dark, some spotting, generally good. Heavy, may require extra shipping to some locations. Fairly Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000271
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 34.67 | JP¥ 3843]
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Keywords: Literature, Periodicals Literature, Essays Etc.

 
Harper's New Monthly Magazine
1888. Hard Cover. Oct. - Dec. 1888, three issues bound in red cloth. Spine dark, good deal of spotting, generally good. Illustrated. Fairly Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000269
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 34.67 | JP¥ 3843]
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Keywords: Literature, Periodicals Literature, Essays Etc.

 
(REV. R.H.BARHAM)
The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and Marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby Esq.
London, Richard Bentley. 1881, New Edition. Hard Cover. Marbled edges. Small spots foxing at end, some water staining to edges of engraved title page; spine & edges worn & rubbed, slight splitting front hinge top and base of spine. tiny piece of damage to leather at lower corner. Marbled boards, leather spine. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000352
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 27.73 | JP¥ 3074]
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Keywords: Fiction, Literature, Fantasy Science Fiction, Fantasy, Supernatural, Horror Poetry 19th Century Fiction

 
WILLIAM J. THOMS F.S.A.
The Longevity of Man, its facts and its fictions
London, Frederic Norgate. 1879, First Edition. Hard Cover. Green cloth, gilt titles on spine. 320 pages. "With a prefatory letter to Prof. Owen, C.B. F.R.S. on the limits and frequency of exceptional cases" Author was Deputy Librarian, House of Lords, and alleged to have invented the term "folklore". Founder of Notes & Queries, in 1849. This book is an investigation of alleged centenarians, including examinations of the cases of Henry Jenkins, Old Parr, and the Countess of Desmond, and an appendix on the tombstone of Betty Evans in Pinner. There is a bookplate of Alexander Thoms, with coat of arms & motto Virtutis Praemium, and the half-title has the name John Thoms, Orpington, suggesting that this copy was for some time in the author's family. There is a little wear on the extremities, and a little foxing at either end, otherwise in very good condition. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003153
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 113.5 US$ 138.67 | JP¥ 15370]
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Keywords: Science, Medicine, Age, Human Life, Geriatrics, Folklore, Legend, Popular Belief Science, Technology, Medicine

 
JAMES CHRISTIE TRAILL M.A.
The New Parishes Acts, 1843, 1844, & 1856, with Notes and Observations Explanatory of Their Provisions, and a Copious Index, Designed for the Use of the Clergy
London, W.Maxwell, H. Sweet, and Stevens & Norton. 1857, Not Known. Hard Cover, 12mo - 4" x 7.5". Ex-Library, With an Appendix containing portions of Acts referred to, and a statement relating to the intended appropriation of the surplus of the Common Fund of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. Also pub. in Dublin by Hodges & Smith. Black cloth, gilt title on front, marbled edges and endpapers, 186pp + 36pp publisher's catalogue. 2 small library stamps and inked numbers title page; library label flyleaf; parts of spine gone; edges & corners worn, slight damage inside back cover. Contents clean. Fairly Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000419
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.5 US$ 55.47 | JP¥ 6148]
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Keywords: Law, Church of England, History Antiquarian Antiquarian History

 
ACHMED ABDULLAH
The Thief of Bagdad
London, Readers Library. 9999, Reprint. Hard Cover. Readers Library Film Edition. Parts of the dustwrapper, back with Douglas Fairbanks Snr. and front with artwork of man and woman on flying carpet, have been pasted in the front. Rest of the d/w missing. Pages are brown and very brittle on the edges, with some chipping; several pages are loose, but all there. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: 002632
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 34.67 | JP¥ 3843]
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Keywords: Film, Novel, Fiction Science Fiction, Fantasy, Supernatural, Horror Performing Arts: Theatre, Music, Dance, Cinema, &C Vintage Fiction

 
ALEXANDER ADAM, LL.D.
Roman Antiquities
London, Thomas Tegg & Son. 1837, Seventh Edn. Hard Cover, 6to, 4" x 6.5". or, an account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans, designed to illustrate the Latin classics, by explaining words and phrases, from the rites and customs to which they refer. Numerous notes & improved indices by James Boyd. Also pub. W.Curry, Dublin; Blackie, Glasgow & Edinburgh. Numerous wood & steel engravings. Contents clean & sound; spine rather worn & frayed, split front edge, label loose; boards worn on corners & edges, slight spotting prelims, front hinge cracked. Marbled boards, leather spine. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000576
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Keywords: History, Ancient Roman Life Antiquarian History

 
DOUGLAS ADAMS
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster. 1989, First US Edition. (ISBN: 0671625837) Hard Cover. Jacket illustration Wilson McLean. Dustwrapper very slightly creased at ends of spine. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 004120
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Keywords: Fiction Science Fiction Fantasy Humour Science Fiction, Fantasy, Supernatural, Horror Humour 0671625837

 
DANTE ALIGHIERI, ANNOTATED N. PERINI
La Vita Nuova
London, Hachette. 1893, New Edition. Hard Cover. Binding worn and stained; endpapers damp stained, slight cockling some page edges. La Vita Nuova di Dante Alighieri, with notes and comments, in English, by N. Perini. The original text annotated in footnotes by professor of Italian at King's College London & Royal College of Music. Pale green cloth with red decoration; 95 pages. First edition thus. This is the Italian text, with preface, footnotes, and supplementary note on the Ptolemaic system of astronomy, in English. Fairly Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004573
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Keywords: Italian, Classic Poetry Poem Literature Italian Language Renaissance Poetry

 
DANTE ALIGHIERI, ANNOTATED N. PERINI
La Vita Nuova
London, Hachette. 1893, New Edition. Hard Cover. La Vita Nuova di Dante Alighieri, with notes and comments, in English, by N. Perini. The original text annotated in footnotes by professor of Italian at King's College London & Royal College of Music. Previous owner's name at top of title page; some underlining lightly in pencil, spine dark & dull, worn on ends, front hinge weak. Pale green cloth with red decoration; 95 pages. First edition thus. This is the Italian text, with preface, footnotes, and supplementary note on the Ptolemaic system of astronomy, in English. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003200
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Keywords: Italian, Classic Poetry Poem Literature Italian Language Renaissance Poetry

 
GRANT ALLEN, ANDREW WILSON, THOMAS FOSTER, EDWARD CLODD AND RICHARD A. PROCTOR
Nature Studies
London, Longmans, Green. 1893, New Edition. Cloth. 24 essays from the weekly journal Knowledge. First published in 1882. Line illustrations to some pieces. One page bit stained; some pages towards the end have damp stain top margin; spine bit scuffed; previous owner's name on half title; slight foxing. Dark red cloth. Darwin, Dreams, Honey Ants, Colours of Animals, Birds with Teeth, Fiji Islands, Hyacinth Bulbs, Buttercups, Our Ancestors, Intelligence in Animals, Beetles, Grapes, Thought-reading, Monkshood, etc. etc. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 002772
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 US$ 48.53 | JP¥ 5380]
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Keywords: Nature, Natural History, Science, Biology Science, Technology, Medicine

 
RUDOLF ALLERS, M.D., PH.D
Self Improvement
London, Burns Oates and Washbourne. 1939, First UK Edition. Hard Cover. Black cloth; spine faded. Endpapers brown, front edge of some pages slightly nibbled by mice. Scarce thus. Publishers to the Holy See. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003399
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 US$ 48.53 | JP¥ 5380]
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Keywords: Self-Knowledge Psychology Self-Help Religion Roman Catholic Church Philosophy, Theology, Religion

 
HISPANIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA
The Hispanic Society of America Handbook, Museum and Library Collections
New York, The Trustees. 1938, First Edition. Hard Cover. Illustrated, map endpapers of Spain & Portugal. Slight wear on ends of spine. Paintings, sculpture, ceramics,glass, gold & silver, ironwork, furniture, textiles, maps, prints, manuscripts, books. 443 pages. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004402
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 US$ 30.51 | JP¥ 3381]
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Keywords: Art Spanish Spain Portugal Antiques History Culture Art Antiques & Collecting History Costume & Textiles

 
MR. AND MRS. ERNEST AMES
Sessional: Big Ben Ballads
London, Alston Rivers. 9999, Not Known. Hard Cover. Ill.: Mrs. Ames. 53pp; political verses, based on nursery rhymes, each with one page illus. c. 1900? Pictorial cover. 10 of 24 pictures have been coloured in, some only a little, most neatly. Some pencil scribbling here & there. Back cover stained, front grubby and a bit torn from paper next to spine; spine worn & faded. Hinges weak; contents give impression of being slightly too big for binding. Uncommon. Boards, cloth spine. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000677
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Keywords: Verse, Satire, Politics, Illustration Illustrated Politics, Economics, Social Studies Mrs. Ames

 
OLIVER ANDERSON
Painless Extractions
London, Arthur Barker. 1952, First Edition. Hard Cover. Dustwrapper, with art by John Dugan, is frayed & torn top & bottom, with some pieces missing from lower front edge; main picture unaffected. "It is in a disreputable Riviera night-box..that Nigel Tangent and Captain Traverse first encounter Mr. Ambrose Bannister, an aged but frisky town rake of singular charm.. " Comic novel, very entertaining. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 002259
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 142 US$ 173.34 | JP¥ 19213]
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Keywords: Humour, Fiction, Novel Humour Modern Fiction

 
THOR ANDERSSON, EDITOR
Nordic Statistical Journal, Volume 3
Stockholm, Nordic Statistical Journal. 1931, First Edition. Hard Cover. Red cloth with leather spine. Spine darkened, rubbed on ends & edges. Stamp of Royal Statistical Society on half title; small tear contents page. Text clean & sound. Folding diagram. English language. Good Plus/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003939
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 113.5 US$ 138.67 | JP¥ 15370]
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Keywords: Statistics, History, Scandinavia, Sweden Social History Science, Technology, Medicine

 
EDWARD DEMING ANDREWS AND FAITH ANDREWS
Fruits of the Shaker Tree of Life
Stockbridge, Mass. Berkshire Traveller Press. 1975, Not Given. Hard Cover, 7" x 10.5". Memoirs of fifty years of collecting and research. Illus. Pictorial covers worn round edges & bit marked, contents OK except dent in first few pages. Fairly Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 001965
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Keywords: History, Culture, Religion Art American History Antiques & Collecting

 
ANON (P. H. GOSSE)
Wanderings through the Conservatories at Kew
London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (S P C K). 9999, Not Known. Hard Cover, Sm. 8vo 4" x 6". Blind stamped green cloth, gilt decoration on spine. Illustrated numerous engravings. No date, 1850s or 60s, possibly first. Prelims missing up to title page; piece torn from rear endpaper; small tear in first page of catalogue. Spine darkened and a bit frayed top and bottom. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 000896
GBP 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 102.25 US$ 124.8 | JP¥ 13833]
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Keywords: Botany, Topography, History London Travel & Topography Antiquarian

 
ANONYMOUS
Banks' Florilegium Sale Catalogue
London, Sotheby & Co. 1988, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8" x 10.5". Damp damage at the top affecting margins and small part of one plate. Realised prices neatly entered in ink. A Sale of One Hundred and Twenty Prints for the Benefit of the Banks Alecto Edneavour Fellowhip, to be administered byh the Royal Society in conjunction with the British Museum (Natural History). 30 pages, 13 coloured illustrations. 8 x 10.5". Fairly Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004581
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 20.8 | JP¥ 2306]
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Keywords: Botany Art Printing Natural History Art Ephemera

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