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Image for The historie of life and death : With observations naturall and experimentall for the prolonging of life. Written by the Right Honorable Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount S. Alban.

The historie of life and death : With observations naturall and experimentall for the prolonging of life. Written by the Right Honorable Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount S. Alban.

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, London : Printed by I. Okes, for Humphrey Mosley, at the Princes Armes in Pauls Church-Yard 1638: 1638

Seller ID: 096758

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 inches. [12],323pp, the imprimatur leaf present. Bound in full calf. Rebacked, [ not recently ], retaining the period or early boards. Calf rubbed, some minor wear, small nick on head of spine. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice copy. View more info

Image for Cabala : sive Scrinia sacra. Mysteries of state & government: in letters of illustrious persons, and great agents ; in the reigns of Henry the Eight. [ Bound with the  Additional Supplement to the Cabala ]

Cabala : sive Scrinia sacra. Mysteries of state & government: in letters of illustrious persons, and great agents ; in the reigns of Henry the Eight. [ Bound with the Additional Supplement to the Cabala ]

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Printed for G. Bedel, and T. Collins, and are to be sold at their shop at the Middle-Temple-gate in Fleetstreet 1654: 1654

Seller ID: 097111

Condition: Very Good


Bound with the Scrinia Ceciliana: Mysteries of State & Government: in Letters of the late Famous Lord Burghley, and Other Grand Ministers of State... Being a Further Additional Supplement to the Cabala, first edition. G. Bedel and P. Collins, 1663. Three parts in 1 volume. Collation, [18],347,[13],[12],355, [ i.e. 255],[17],[1],[14],228,,[8],pp. Book measures 7 3/4 x 6 inches. Bound in full period calf, raised bands. Calf rubbed, scuffed on edges and corners, tail of spine worn with loss, head of spine repaired. Generally binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout... View more info

Image for Sylva Sylvarum : Or, a Naturall History. In Ten Centuries; Whereunto is Newly Added the History Naturall and Experimentall of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life.

Sylva Sylvarum : Or, a Naturall History. In Ten Centuries; Whereunto is Newly Added the History Naturall and Experimentall of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life.

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £425.00

Publisher: London, London, printed by A.M. for William Lee 1658.: 1658

Seller ID: 097298

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 11 1.4 x 7 1/2 inches, [ 29x19mm ]. Complicated collation, engraved title, dated 1651, printed title dated 1658, [16],218pp, table of chief matters, [19pp],receipt for the gout [1pp], title page of '' Articles of Enquiry '', dated 1662, page numbers continue from 218-228pp, title page of '' New Atlantis '', 36pp, title page of '' History Natural '', dated 1658, [8pp], 64pp. Lacking engraved portrait. Bound in modern quater calf, cloth boards, gilt title lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some occasional light staining or marking. Pages in good clean... View more info

Image for The Essays, Or Councils, Civil and Moral, with a Table of the Colours of Good and Evil. And a Discourse on the Wisdom of the Ancients

The Essays, Or Councils, Civil and Moral, with a Table of the Colours of Good and Evil. And a Discourse on the Wisdom of the Ancients

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Printed by E. Holt for George Sawbridge: 1701

Seller ID: 097724

Condition: Very Good Plus


Book measures 7 3/4 x 5 inches. Collation, [8],167-[8],[1],21[1],144pp. Bound in full calf. Rebacked, retaining the original panelled boards, raised bands, leather title label. Boards slightly sprung. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice clean copy, in an attarctive full calf binding. View more info

Image for Sylva Sylvarum : Or, a Naturall History. In Ten Centuries; Whereunto is Newly Added the History Naturall and Experimentall of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life.

Sylva Sylvarum : Or, a Naturall History. In Ten Centuries; Whereunto is Newly Added the History Naturall and Experimentall of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life.

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £320.00

Publisher: London, London, printed by A.M. for William Lee 1658.: 1658

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 097957

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 11 1.4 x 7 1/2 inches, [ 29x19mm ]. Complicated collation, engraved frontis and title page, plus printed title page, engraved title page dated 1651, printed title dated 1658, [16],218pp,table of chief matters, [19pp],receipt for the gout [1pp],, dated 1662, page numbers continue from 218-228pp, title page of '' History Natural '', dated 1658, [8pp], 64pp, title page of '' New Atlantis '', 36pp. [ This copy is not bound with the , Articles of Enquiry which is a continuation of the first part, pages 218-228pp, ] Bound modern quarter green calf, marble boards, raised bands, leath... View more info

Image for Fables of the Ancients, in Philosophy, Morality, and Civil Policy; Illustrated and Explained

Fables of the Ancients, in Philosophy, Morality, and Civil Policy; Illustrated and Explained

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, Printed by J. Cundee: 1803

Seller ID: 098856

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 16 x 11.cm. Collation, [4],136pp, engraved frontispiece, wood engravings. Spine rebacked, retaining the original marble boards. Marble rubbed, with loss of pattern. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A good clean solid copy. View more info

Image for The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. With a Table of the Colours of Good & Evil. Whereunto is added the Wisdom of the Antients. Enlarged by the Honourable Author himself; and now more Exactly.

The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. With a Table of the Colours of Good & Evil. Whereunto is added the Wisdom of the Antients. Enlarged by the Honourable Author himself; and now more Exactly.

By: Bacon Sir Francis

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London, James Knapton: 1691

Seller ID: 097114

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Collation, [8],222,[4],[10],28,[12],103,[1],2pp, with seperate title. pages. Bound in full panelled calf. Spine rebacked, retaining the original boards, raised bands, red title label. Calf lightly rubbed, some minor wear or abrasions. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional light spotting or browning. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, in an attractive binding. View more info

Image for Lord Bacon's Essays or Counsels Moral and Civil [ Translated from the Latin By William Willymott ] [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

Lord Bacon's Essays or Counsels Moral and Civil [ Translated from the Latin By William Willymott ] [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

By: Bacon Sir Francis

Price: £240.00

Publisher: London, printed: and sold by H. Parson in Grace-Church-Street, J. Brotherton and W. Meadows in Cornhill, A. Bettesworth in Pater-noster-Row, S. Ballard in Little-Britain, R. Gosling in Fleet-street, and C. King in Westminster-Hall, MDCCXX. [1720]: 1720

Seller ID: 097115

Condition: Very Good


Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 7 3/4 x 5 inches. Collation, [16],503pp, xxx,432pp. Bound in full calf. Both volumes have been rebacked, retaining the original panelled boards, raised bands, leather title labels. Both volumes in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A very nice clean set, in very attractive bindings. View more info

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Baedeker Guides [ 10 Volumes ]

By: Baedeker Karl

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker: 1893

Seller ID: 099683

Condition: Very Good


10 guides. 1. Tirol. Published Leipzig. 1938, lvi,348pp, maps, A very good clean bright copy. Internally, pages, maps/plans clean. 2. Paris et ses Environs. Published Leipzig & Paris. 1911. xxvi,481pp, 58pp appendice. Cloth lightly rubbed, minor wear. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, one map has a short tear. Pages and maps/plans in good clean condition. 3. Belgien und Holland. Luxemburg. Published Leipzig 1904.xl504pp, Cloth very lightly rubbed/faded. Binding in very good clean condition. Internally, previous owners name/date on half title, light stain mark to about 30pp. Pages/m... View more info

Image for Lancashire and Cheshire, past and present: a history and a description of the Palatine counties of Lancaster and Chester. Forming the north-western division of England. From the earliest ages to the present time

Lancashire and Cheshire, past and present: a history and a description of the Palatine counties of Lancaster and Chester. Forming the north-western division of England. From the earliest ages to the present time

By: Baines Thomas

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, William Mackenzie: 1867

Seller ID: 098446


Complete 4 volumes, bound in 2. Books measure 12 1/2 x 10 inches. 720pp, 464pp,cclxpp, 25 plates, plus 2 engraved title pages. Bound in period red gilt calf, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Calf scuffed and marked, [ at some time both bindings have been repaired ] spines relaid, with loss, hinge joints on volume 2 weak but holding. Generally attractive period bindings. Internally, pages and plates clean. A good clean set, in attractive but worn bindings. View more info

Image for British Husbandry; Exhibiting the Farming Practice in Various Parts of the United Kingdon [ Complete in 3 Volumes ]

British Husbandry; Exhibiting the Farming Practice in Various Parts of the United Kingdon [ Complete in 3 Volumes ]

By: Baldwin & Cradock [ Publishers ]

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London, Baldwin & Cradock: 1834

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096427

Condition: Very Good


Complete in 3 volumes. Books measure 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Collation, viii,534,[2],pp, ix,[1],616pp, viii,534,[2],pp, lacks half titles?. Volume 3 comprises Reports of Select Farms; Outlines of Flemish Husbandry; Useful and Ornamental Planting; Road-Making and Cottage Economy, etcetera.Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble boards, coloured endpapers. Each volume professionally rebacked, retaining the original spines. Bindings rubbed on edges, occasional abrasion wear. All bindings in good clean firm condition. Internally, prevoius owners bookplate, bookplate gift/donation. Pages in v... View more info

Image for Lives of Dante, Boccaccio, and Blasise Pascal

Lives of Dante, Boccaccio, and Blasise Pascal

By: Baldwin Emily Lydia [ Translated By ]

Price: £68.00

Publisher: Cambridge & London, Printed at the University Press: 1894

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 099851

Condition: Very Good


For private circulation only. Book measures 17.5.x12.cm. [4],74,[2]pp. Inscribed on firrst blank, '' Mary Cory from the author ''. Bound in original publishers green cloth, gilt lettering, bevelled edges, full gilt edges, coloured endpapers. Binding in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. View more info

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Reminiscences of Golf on St. Andrews Links

By: Balfour James

Price: £3,000.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, David Douglas: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097353

Condition: Very Good Plus


Book measures 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. 68[2]pp. Bound in original publishers red paper covers, with black title lettering. Binding has been professionally restored. Very minor wear, lightly rubbed on edges, with very minor wear loss. Internally, some light red staining on front endpapers, colour seeping from covers, very light crease line to corner of about 30 pages. Pages in very good clean condition. Excellent copy of a very rare book. View more info

Image for A Complete and Universal Dictionary of the English Language: Comprehending the Explanation, Pronunciation, Origin, and Synonyms of Each Word; an Epitome of History, Biography, and the Useful Sciences; a Description of the Counties, Cities, .

A Complete and Universal Dictionary of the English Language: Comprehending the Explanation, Pronunciation, Origin, and Synonyms of Each Word; an Epitome of History, Biography, and the Useful Sciences; a Description of the Counties, Cities, .

By: Barclay James the Rev. [ Woodward B. B. ]

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, George Virtue: 1848

Seller ID: 098542


Book measures 28.5. x23 cm. 984pp, 50 maps, plans,13 plates, including frontis. Bindings detached, but complete, [ so could be restored ]. Internally, some light spotting to plates, occasional short closed tear. Pages and plates in good condition. A good collection of maps/plans, sold as is. View more info

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The History and Principles of Weaving by Hand and by Power.

By: Barlow Alfred

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington: 1879

Seller ID: 098596


Book measures 27 x 18.5. cm. xii, 443pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers brown cloth, with gilt lettering. At some time the binding has been repaired, recased. Cloth lightly rubbed, some age darkening, rippling. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages clean. A good clean solid copy. View more info

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Quality Street a Comedy in Four Acts

By: Barrie J. M. [ with Letter from Barrie ]

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 096560

Condition: Very Good


With a 2 page hand written letter, signed by Barrie. Book measures 11 x 8 3/4 inches. Collation, vii,[2],197,[1],pp, 22 tipped in coloured plates. Bound by Bayntun, in half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt tooling within compartments, top gilt edge, marble endpapers. Leather lightly rubbed on edges and corners, cloth has a light stain mark. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice copy. View more info

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Northampton Families

By: Barron Oswald [ Edited By ]

Price: £220.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable and Company: 1906

Seller ID: 098705

Condition: Good Plus


Limited to 500 copies. Book measures 44 x 33 cm. xxi,380pp, Bound in original publishers blue cloth. with gilt design and lettering. Cloth rubbed, wear loss on edges and coners. Generally binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages clean. A good copy. View more info

Image for Dictionarium Polygraphicum: or, the Whole Body of Arts Regularly Digested  [ Volume 2 Only. Complete with All Plates ]

Dictionarium Polygraphicum: or, the Whole Body of Arts Regularly Digested [ Volume 2 Only. Complete with All Plates ]

By: Barrow John

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, C. Hitch and C. Davis.: 1735

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096395


Book measures 8 x 5 inches. [4], signatures, B,Ll,4, [4],pp, in 8s, 24 folding plates as listed. Bound in period calf, with panelled boards, top board detached, heavily worn on edges. Text block solid. Internally, one plate torn without loss, browning to 2 plates. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A nice clean copy. View more info

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A Tour Round Ireland Through the Sea Coast Counties, in the Autum of 1835

By: Barrow John

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1836

Seller ID: 099644

Condition: Near Very Good


Book measures 20.5x13.cm. Collation, xi,[1],379,38pp, complete with 8 plates, and folding map. Bound in original publishers green cloth. Cloth rubbed, some abrasion wear on head and tail of spine, joints have short splits. Generally binding in good condition. Internally, heavy tanning/foxing to plates. Pages in very good clean condition. A nice copy, in the original publishers binding. View more info

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Turkey in Europe

By: Bartholomew J.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, George Philip & Son.: 1875

Seller ID: 096950

Condition: Very Good


Large folding coloured map, measures 25 x 22 inches, in 24 sections, linen backed. Map in good clean condition. Original publishers red covers, with gilt lettering on top cover. Covers rubbed, spine torn. A nice clean map. View more info