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Image for picturesque representations of the dress and manners of the Austrians [ 50 Hand Coloured Plates ]

picturesque representations of the dress and manners of the Austrians [ 50 Hand Coloured Plates ]

By: Alexander William

Price: £525.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Thomas M'lean: 1814

Seller ID: 097682

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. Collation, xv,50 coloured plates, each plate with accompanying text. Bound in modern half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt tooling, leather title label, marble endpapers. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, frontis lacking secition of margin, laid down, title page slightly grubby, last plate grubby, accompanying text page grubby, with loss on corners, laid down. Text and plates, [ other than those mentioned ] in very good clean condition. A good copy, in a very good binding. View more info

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Boot's '' District '' Guide to London

By: Alfred Boot and Son

Price: £475.00

Publisher: London, Alfred Boot and Son: 1891

Seller ID: 099941

Condition: Good Plus


Book measures 22x14.5.cm. 208,[1]pp, including 3 single page and 11 double page partially coloured maps. Bound in original publishers red illustrated hardcover. Cloth rubbed, head and tail of spine are worn, with loss. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, endpapers joints slightly loose. Pages and maps in very good clean condition. A very good clean copy, in a worn binding. View more info

Image for The History of Timur-Bec, known by the name of Tamerlain the Great, emperor of the Moguls and Tartars. [ Volume 1 Only ]

The History of Timur-Bec, known by the name of Tamerlain the Great, emperor of the Moguls and Tartars. [ Volume 1 Only ]

By: Ali, Sharaf al-Din Yazd.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Darby: 1723

Seller ID: 096397


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. View more info

Image for Description des maladies de la peau observées à l'Hôpital Saint-Louis. Et exposition des meilleures méthodes suivies pour leur Traitement [ 45 Coloured Plates ]

Description des maladies de la peau observées à l'Hôpital Saint-Louis. Et exposition des meilleures méthodes suivies pour leur Traitement [ 45 Coloured Plates ]

By: Alibert Jean Louis Marie

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Paris, A Paris : Chez Barrois l'ainé et fils 1806: 1806

Seller ID: 097656


Book, plates measure 14 x 20 inches.Volume of 45 plates only. Heavy staining to corners and edges, encroaching on to image. Binding heavily worn. Being sold as a collection of 45 coloured plates. View more info

Image for Historical and Descriptive View of the City of Durham and its Environs. To which is added a reprint of Hegg's Legend of St. Cuthbert from the edition of the late George Allan

Historical and Descriptive View of the City of Durham and its Environs. To which is added a reprint of Hegg's Legend of St. Cuthbert from the edition of the late George Allan

By: Allan George

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Durham, T. Hoggett: 1824

Seller ID: 098539


Book measures 18.5. x 11.5. cm. viii, 214pp, folding map. Bound in original publishers cloth backed, blue boards, paper title label. Binding rubbed, minor loss on head of spine, label rubbed with loss. Generally a nice binding. Internally, previous owners bookplate and name dated 1848 on endpaper, small inscription in ink on title page, some browning/offsetting. Pages in good condition. A good copy, in a period binding. View more info

Image for The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent

The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent

By: Allen Thomas

Price: £425.00

Publisher: London, Cowie and Strange: 1827

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009487

Condition: Very Good


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 c... View more info

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Lancashire Illustrated

By: Allen Thomas

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, H. Fisher R. Fisher, and P. Jackson: 1832

Seller ID: 097542


Book measures 11 x 9 inches. Collation, 112pp, 52 pages of plates with 2 images per page, [ 104 plate ], 4 single page plates. Bound in original publishers embossed and gilt cloth. Cloth nicked, a few short split on hinge joints, some general wear. Binding in good condition. Internally, plates have some water ? staining, mainly to corners or edges, generally light. A good copy. View more info

Image for On the Ancient British, Roman, and Saxon Antiquities and Folk Lore of Worcestershire

On the Ancient British, Roman, and Saxon Antiquities and Folk Lore of Worcestershire

By: Allies Jabez

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, J. H. Parker: 1852

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 097191

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland. a Modern Poem

Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland. a Modern Poem

By: Allingham William

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 096400


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. View more info

Image for Evil May-Day [ Signed H. Allingham, Wife ]

Evil May-Day [ Signed H. Allingham, Wife ]

By: Allingham William

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London, David Stott: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 099711

Condition: Near Very Good


Inscribed '' The South Place Ethical Society from H. Allingham, [ Allingaham's wife ] Jan 1st, 1915 '' with Ethical society bookplate. Bound in original publishers printed softcover. Covers rubbed on edges, dusty/dirt marked. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages clean. A nice copy. View more info

Image for Particulars of Sale and Plan of a Most Valuable Freehold Estate Known as the '' Alsager Estate '' [ Sold at Auction By Messrs. Churton, Elphick, & Co ]

Particulars of Sale and Plan of a Most Valuable Freehold Estate Known as the '' Alsager Estate '' [ Sold at Auction By Messrs. Churton, Elphick, & Co ]

By: Alsager Estate [ Freehold Sale ]

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Manchester, Printers. George Falkner: 1876

Seller ID: 097665

Condition: Very Good


Measures 17 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches. 7pp, 2 large folding coloured plans. Bound in linen backed softcover. Probably lacking a blank top cover?. Binding in good condition. Pages and maps in good clean condition. A nice copy, of a rare sale catalogue. View more info

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The Spas of Europe

By: Althaus Julius

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, Trubner & Co: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 098785

Condition: Very Good Plus


Book measures 23 x 15.5 cm. Collation, xix,[2]pp errata, 494,[2]pp, 32pp catalogue bound in. Bound in original publishers green embossed cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, small section of wear on base of spine. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy, in a bright publishers cloth binding. View more info

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Systema Doctrinae.

By: Amort Eusebio

Price: £475.00

Publisher: Augustae & Herbipoli : Sumptibus Martini Veith, Bi, Augustae & Herbipoli: 1749

Seller ID: 095623

Condition: Very Good


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 throughou... View more info

Image for An Index to Dr Nash's Collections for a History of Worcestershire [ Complete in 2 Parts ]

An Index to Dr Nash's Collections for a History of Worcestershire [ Complete in 2 Parts ]

By: Amphlett John [ Compiled By ]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxford, James Parker and Co: 1894

Seller ID: 099504

Condition: Very Good


Complete in 2 parts. Book measures 29x22.cm. Collation, 224,xliv, 227-358pp. Bound in full crushed red morocco, raised bands, gilt lines, top gilt edges. Calf rubbed, some wear loss on head of spine, hinge joints rubbed, but boards holding, library number on spine. Generally a very nice binding. Internally, occasional library stamp or mark. Pages in good clean condition. A good clean copy, in a attractive full leather binding. View more info

Image for The Improvisatore or Life in Italy

The Improvisatore or Life in Italy

By: Andersen Hans Christian ( Translated By Mary Howitt )

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentely: 1847

Seller ID: 009477

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for An Account of the Present State of the Hebrides and Western Coasts of Scotland: in which an Attempt is made to Explain the Circumstances that have hitherto Repressed the Industry of the Natives

An Account of the Present State of the Hebrides and Western Coasts of Scotland: in which an Attempt is made to Explain the Circumstances that have hitherto Repressed the Industry of the Natives

By: Anderson James

Price: £280.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed for G. G. J. And J. Robinson: 1785

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097627

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, [4]clxv,542pp, large folding map. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title label. Calf rubbed, some abrasion wear on corners, minor wear loss on head of spine, short split on joints. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages and map in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, in an attractive period binding. View more info

Image for The Okavango River: a Narrative of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure

The Okavango River: a Narrative of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure

By: Andersson Charles John

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett Publishers: 1861

Seller ID: 097388

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 9 x 6 inches. Collation, xxi,364pp, wood engraved frontispiece of an African elephant, engraved title page with a vignette - a portrait of the author, additional title page,,15 plates, complete as listed. Bound in original publishers cloth. At some time the cloth has been restored, but has lost most of the original gilt, and is quite faded.. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, text block bound slightly to tightly, a couple of brown spot marks on engraved and printed title, a few pages slightly rough on edges. Pages and plates in good condition. A good clean copy, in... View more info

Image for The Life and Reign of Her Late Excellent Majesty Queen Anne  with Some Political Remarks on Bishop Burnet's History.

The Life and Reign of Her Late Excellent Majesty Queen Anne with Some Political Remarks on Bishop Burnet's History.

By: Anne Queen

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Compiler: 1738

Seller ID: 099897

Condition: Near Very Good


Book measures 19.5x12.5.cm. Collation, 783,[11]pp, 3 portraits, 11 folding plates. Pages 9/10 bound in wrong order. Bound in full period calf, panelled boards, raised bands. Calf rubbed, worn, with loss on head and tail of spine, hinge joints split, but boards still attached. Generally a good binding. Internally, lacking free endpaper, folding plates have short tears or worn on margins, oocasionally encroaching onto engraved area. Pages and plates in good condition. A good copy. View more info

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.

By: Anon

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, William Darton: 1820

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 004311


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 View more info

Image for Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education; with Appendices 1844 ( with 18 Folding Engraved Plates )

Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education; with Appendices 1844 ( with 18 Folding Engraved Plates )

By: Anon

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, W Clowes and Sons: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004226

Condition: Very Good Plus


Collation, iv+317 pages, plus 18 folding engraved plates. Bound in half calf, marble boards, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title lable. Binding in excellent clean firm condition.Internally, some very light browning, a few plates creased and slightly dusty, pages and illustrations in very good clean condition. A very good clean well bound copy.A52 View more info