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Official Record of the Entertainments Given By the London Members of the Incorporated Law Society in the Jubilee Year 1887
1 Official Record of the Entertainments Given By the London Members of the Incorporated Law Society in the Jubilee Year 1887
London Published By Authority of the Council of the Incorporated Law Society 1887 First Edition Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. 62 pages. Bound in original publishers full vellum, gilt crest and title lettering on top board, gilt ruled lines, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Vellum slightly dust marked, slightly sprung. Binding in very good firm condition. Internally, Law Society and withdrawn stamp on title page, last page has a short closed tear. Pages in good clean condition. A very nice copy. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the use of the Church of England; together with the Psalter , Psalms of David [ Bound with The Whole Book of Psalms ]
2 The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the use of the Church of England; together with the Psalter , Psalms of David [ Bound with The Whole Book of Psalms ]
London John Jarvis 1791 Period Morocco Small 8vo 
Book measures 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Unpaginated. Bound in full period red morocco, raised bands, gilt tooling, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Calf rubbed, some abrasiona wear, very slight wear line along text block, and hinge joints. Binding in very good condition. Internally, Annotations, previous owners Name/Date/Birth/Death on endpapers. Pages in good clean condition. A nice annotated copy. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments. The Psalms of David in Metre. Translations and Paraphrases in Verse of Several Passages of Sacred Scripture.
3 The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments. The Psalms of David in Metre. Translations and Paraphrases in Verse of Several Passages of Sacred Scripture.
Printed By Sir D. Hunter Blair Edinburgh 1815 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Both volumes have the period name of Jane Jamieson. Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 5 x 3 inches. Bible,Psalms,bound together, possibly not continuous pagination. Bound in full period black leather, with folding flap held by strap, full gilt edges.Calf rubbed on edges and corners, with some wear loss. Both binding in good condition. Internally, a few pages ragged on edges, or slightly loose. Pages in good clean condition. A very nice set, being sold as seen. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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The Muses Threnodie. or, Mirthful Mournings on the Death of Mr. Gall. Containing a variety of Pleasant Poetical Descriptions, Moral Instructions, Historical Narrations, and Divine Observations, with the most remarkable Antiquities of Scotland, Especially, Adamson Henry
4 Adamson Henry The Muses Threnodie. or, Mirthful Mournings on the Death of Mr. Gall. Containing a variety of Pleasant Poetical Descriptions, Moral Instructions, Historical Narrations, and Divine Observations, with the most remarkable Antiquities of Scotland, Especially
Perth Printed by George Johnson for the Editor and Robert Morison Bookseller 1774 Second Edition Full-Leather Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 7 3/8 x 5 inches. Collation, 2 volumes bound in 1, xxii, [2], 261, [1]. 200 pp, large folding map. Bound in full calf. Rebacked, retaining the original boards, raised bands, leather title label. Minor wear to board edges. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, map repaired, small stain mark to margin of 100 pages. Pages in very good condition throughout. Originally published in 1638, Adamson's Muses Threnodie was the first book to contain a reference to the game of golf, in two lines of a poem that read "and yee, my clubs, you must no more prepare/to make your bals flee whistling in the aire." This second edition, published almost 150 years later, contains a footnote to these two lines and a reference to playing golf at Perth, where Adamson was born. This is the variant with the title page only for the first volume, without a volume number. Scarce. A very nice copy, of a rare book. 
Price: 1500.00 GBP
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An Abridgment of Penal Statutes, which exhibits at one View, The Offence; the Punishment or Penalty annexed to that Offence; The Mode of Recovering and Application of the Penalty; The Number of Witnesses and Justices necessary to convict , Etc, Etc, Addington William
5 Addington William An Abridgment of Penal Statutes, which exhibits at one View, The Offence; the Punishment or Penalty annexed to that Offence; The Mode of Recovering and Application of the Penalty; The Number of Witnesses and Justices necessary to convict , Etc, Etc
London W. Strahan and M. Woodfall 1775 First Edition Very Good Plus Oblong 8vo 
Collation, viii+558,38pp. Recentely bound in quarter calf, marble boards, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title label. Binding in excellent condition. Internally, no loose pages, title page strengthened on inner margin, slight loss on margin of title, without any loss of text, some occasional light browning. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice well bound copy.A57 
Price: 550.00 GBP
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Miscellaneous Works, in Verse and Prose, of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Ezq; with Some Account of the Life and Writings of the Author By Mr. Tickell., Addison Joseph
6 Addison Joseph Miscellaneous Works, in Verse and Prose, of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Ezq; with Some Account of the Life and Writings of the Author By Mr. Tickell.
London Jacob Tonson at the Shakespear's Head Over St Katherine Street in the Strand 1726 First Edition 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Collation, Vol 1:xxxv+267+7pp, Vol 2: 321pp, Vol 3: 328pp. Bound in full contemporary calf, raised bands, gilt lines, lib number on spines, leather rubbed on corners and edges with some wear loss, wear lines on hinge joints, but all boards firmly attached. Attractive contemporary full calf bindings. Internally, library labels pasted to endpapers, very occasional small stamp, some occasional light spotting or browning. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice attractive antiquarian work.A68 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison ( Complete in 4 Volumes ), Addison Joseph
7 Addison Joseph The Works of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison ( Complete in 4 Volumes )
London J & R. Tonson at the Shakespear's Head in the Strand 1741 Third Edition Half-Leather Very Good Plus Quarto 
Books measure 10 x 8 inches.Complete in 4 volumes, collation, xxv[iii]538[iv]pp, [viii]538[xii]pp, 579[xii]pp, 555[xii]pp, volume 1 contains 6 full page illustrations of coins, 1 engraved frontis portrait. Bound in modern half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt tooling, black leather title labels. Calf light rubbed and scuffed on corners of boards. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, previous owners name dated 1874 on top margin of title pages, some very occasional spotting. Pages in very good clean condition. A nice clean well bound set. 8998. A48 
Price: 380.00 GBP
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The repertorie of records, remaining in the 4. treasuries on the receipt side at Westminster, the two remembrancers of the Exchequer, Agard Arthur
8 Agard Arthur The repertorie of records, remaining in the 4. treasuries on the receipt side at Westminster, the two remembrancers of the Exchequer
London London : Printed by B. Alsop and T. Fauucet, for B. Fisher, dwelling at the signe of the Talbot in Aldersgate-street 1631 First Edition Very Good Small Quarto 
Collation, [i]+217pp. Bound in full calf. At some time but not recently this volume has been rebacked retaining the original boards. Boards are rubbed on corners with some wear loss, library number on spine. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, occsional library stamp of mark, ( about 10 in all ). Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very good clean copy, in a very good solid binding. A21. ( FULL TITLE ) The repertorie of records, remaining in the 4. treasuries on the receipt side at Westminster, the two remembrancers of the Exchequer : with a briefe introductive index of the records of the Chancery and Touuer, whereby to give the better direction to the records abovesaid : as also a most exact calender of all those records of the Touuer, in which are contained and comprised whatsoever may give satisfaction to the searcher, for tenure or tytle of any thing. 
Price: 320.00 GBP
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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, Aikin Lucy
9 Aikin Lucy Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth
London Longman Hurst Rees & Orme and Brown 1818 Second Edition Half Calf Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Complete in 2 volumes, collation,vol 1:half title+ frontispiece+xvi+488pp, vol 2: half title+vii+522pp. Bound in half calf, cloth boards, gilt title lettering, library number on spines. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition, with strong hinge joints. Internally, Contents holding firm, no loose pages, occasional lib stamp/mark, (about 10 in each volume) some general light browining, but text in very good clean condition. These volumes were part of reserve stock, not on lending list, so in very good clean condition. Books measure 14x22cm. Weight 2kg. 2317. A9 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to "Little Men.", Alcott Louisa M.
10 Alcott Louisa M. Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to "Little Men."
Boston Robert Brothers 1886 Very Good Plus 8vo 
First edition, first state. Book measures 7 x 5 inches. 365pp, 18pp adverts, illustrated frontispiece. Bound in original publishers brown cloth, tooling in black and gilt. Cloth lightly rubbed, black tooling faded from leaf design on top board. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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The History of Timur-Bec, known by the name of Tamerlain the Great, emperor of the Moguls and Tartars. [ Volume 1 Only ], Ali, Sharaf al-Din Yazd.
11 Ali, Sharaf al-Din Yazd. The History of Timur-Bec, known by the name of Tamerlain the Great, emperor of the Moguls and Tartars. [ Volume 1 Only ]
London Printed for J. Darby 1723 8vo 
Volume 1 only. Book measures 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, xxxi,[1],542,pp, 2 folding maps. Bound in full calf. Binding worn, both boards detached. Text block holding firm. Internally, some occasional light spotting or browning. Pages in good clean condition. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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A New and Complete History of the County of York Illustrated By a Series of Views  Engraved on Steel from Original Drawings By Nathaniel Whittock, Allen Thomas
12 Allen Thomas A New and Complete History of the County of York Illustrated By a Series of Views Engraved on Steel from Original Drawings By Nathaniel Whittock
London I. T. Hinton 1828 Large Paper Copy Very Good Quarto 
Complete in 3 volumes.Large paper copy, with plates on Indian paper. Only 80 of the large paper copies were supposedly printed.Collation.x + 491pp, ii + 598pp, ii + 550pp, 142 engraved plates. Bound in half calf, calf corners, marble boards, flat ornate gilt bands, full marble edges. Each volume have been rebacked, ( not recently ) , retaining most of the original spines, corners of boards rubbed and worn with some wear loss. Generally all 3 bindings in good clean firm condition, all boards holding firm. Internally, Constitutional Club Library bookplate on fixed endpaper of each volume, no other library marks, some light spotting or browning, very occasionally heavier in places. Pages and engravings in very good condition throughout. A good solid well bound work.A54 
Price: 475.00 GBP
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The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, Allen Thomas
13 Allen Thomas The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent
London Cowie and Strange 1827 First Edition Full Leather Very Good 8vo 
Complete 4 volumes bound in 5 volumes.Books measure 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, [10]468pp+16pp, [8]589pp, [10]386-788pp, [10]574pp, 38 plates or maps, lacking 1 plates from index, but extra 2 plates not in index. Bound in full leather, raised bands, gilt lines and stamp, leather title labels. Calf light rubbed on head and tail of spines and edges, slightly faded. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some light spotting or browning, heavy in places, occasional stain marking, half title and title page in volume 2 lacking a section but repaired. Pages and plates in good condition. A good informative work, in very attractive bindings. 
Price: 425.00 GBP
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14 Allies Jabez On the Ancient British, Roman, and Saxon Antiquities and Folk Lore of Worcestershire
London J. H. Parker 1852 Second Edition Publishers Cloth Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. xiv,[2],496pp, 6 full page plates, text illustrations. Bound in original publishers green embossed cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, minor wear on head and tail of spine. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland. a Modern Poem, Allingham William
15 Allingham William Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland. a Modern Poem
London Macmillan & Co 1864 First Edition Small 8vo Signed by Author
Inscribed on 2nd blank, '' From the Author ''. Book measures 7 x 4 1/2 inches. Collation, viii, [2],290pp, [2], errata slip. Bound in original publishers green stippled cloth, gilt lettering, gilt rule line to top board, gilt crest on bottom board. Cloth light rubbed, light dust or dirt marking, short split on spine, minor abrasion wear. A better than good binding. Internally, endpaper joint wear, content slightly loose. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A nice copy, inscribed by the Author. 
Price: 275.00 GBP
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Systema Doctrinae., Amort Eusebio
16 Amort Eusebio Systema Doctrinae.
Augustae & Herbipoli : Sumptibus Martini Veith, Bi Augustae & Herbipoli 1749 Very Good 8vo 
Text in Latin. Rare work. With the bookplate of Cardinal Marefoschi. 3 works bound in 1 volume. 1. Systema Doctrinae. Printed in the year 1749.2. Responsio. Printed in the year 1749.3. Hallucinationes. Printed in the year 1749.Collation, complete with all pages, [10], 478, [10], 108, [14], 316, [1] , pages. Book measures 7 x 4 1/4 inches.Bound in full period vellum. Vellum, dust or dirt marked, convent library number on spine. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, occasional library stamp or mark, some light tanning throughout, heavier in a few places. Pages in good ccondition throughout.A very nice copy, on a rare work.A14 
Price: 475.00 GBP
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The Improvisatore or Life in Italy, Andersen Hans Christian ( Translated By Mary Howitt )
17 Andersen Hans Christian ( Translated By Mary Howitt ) The Improvisatore or Life in Italy
London Richard Bentely 1847 Buckram Very Good 
Collation, xxx[2]340pp, printed and engraved title page, frontis, half title. Bound in original publishers embossed cloth, gilt title lettering. Cloth light faded on spine, small nick on head of spine, slightly bumped. Binding in very good condition. Internally, light off-setting to title. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. A23 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. With Critical Observations on His Works, Anderson Robert
18 Anderson Robert The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. With Critical Observations on His Works
London Printed for J. & A. Arch. 1795 First Edition Full Period Tree Calf 8vo 
Book measures 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. [2],307pp. Bound in full period calf, flat gilt bands, gilt tooling, Calf light rubbed, hinge joints cracked, but boards holding. Generally a very nice binding. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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19 Anon A Visit to London Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities in the British Metropolis By S. W. With Copper Plates a New Edition, with Additions and Improvements By H. T.
London William Darton 1820 New Edition Small 8vo 
Collation, 212+1pp, engraved frontis, plus 6 engraved plates, of which one is folding.Bound in contemporary quarter calf, marble boards. Calf rubbed on head/tail, and hinge joints, with some wear loss, boards rubbed with slight loss of pattern, very slight abrasion wear on corners. Generally a nice contemporary binding. Internally, neat gift inscription dated 1824 on fixed endpaper, some occasional light spotting, pages and illustraions in very good clean condition. A very nice copy.A55 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Biographie Universelle Ancienne et Moderne  ( Complete in 52 Volumes, Leather Bindings ), Anon
20 Anon Biographie Universelle Ancienne et Moderne ( Complete in 52 Volumes, Leather Bindings )
Paris Chez Michaud Freres, Imprim Libraires 1811 Period Half Calf Very Good Plus 8vo 
Complete in 52 volumes. Books measure 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt tooling, top gilt edges, marble endpapers. Bindings light rubbed on edges, a few minor abrasion wear marks. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some spotting, generally light, heavier in places. A very nice set, in very attractive period bindings. 
Price: 750.00 GBP
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