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Image for The Public Economy Of Athens; To Which Is Added, A Dissertation On The Silver Mines Of Laurion, By Augustus Boeckh, Translated By George Cornewall Lewis.  Second Edition, Revised  .

The Public Economy Of Athens; To Which Is Added, A Dissertation On The Silver Mines Of Laurion, By Augustus Boeckh, Translated By George Cornewall Lewis. Second Edition, Revised .

By: BOECKH, Augustus (1785-1867) / LEWIS, George Lewis (Sir George Cornewall Lewis 1806-1863 - Translator) .

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London: John W. Parker, West Strand, M.DCCC.XLII. [1842] . 0:

Seller ID: 44166


A very good quarter leather binding. 8vo. 9.00" x5.75" x 1.50" (22.5cm x 14.5cm x 3.5cm). pp.13/[pp.3]/pp.688 . Tan leather spine over maroon buckram boards. Spine with 5 raised bands gilt decorated compartments and red & gilt title label: "The Public Economy Of Athens". Marbled page edges. Modern yellow endpapers. Original free-endpapers. Clean text throughout with one fold-out plate. VG. ** "August Boeckh (often Böckh , born November 24, 1785 in Karlsruhe , died Augu... View more info

Image for The Political, Social, And Literary History Of Germany From The Commencement To The Present Day.  By The Rev. Dr. Cobham Brewer, Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

The Political, Social, And Literary History Of Germany From The Commencement To The Present Day. By The Rev. Dr. Cobham Brewer, Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

By: BREWER, Reverand Dr. Cobham .

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London: Thos. De La Rue & Co., 1881 . 0:

Seller ID: 40681


First edition. Author's copy with dedication to his daughter. A very good original Victorian binding. 8vo. 7.75" x 5.25" x 1.00" . pp.45/pp.329/[6pp. - Advertisements] + Errata slip. Dark blue pebbled cloth covered boards. Gilt titles to spine. Plain pale yellow endpapers, lightly spotted. Front free-endpaper with dedication: "Ellen M. E. Cobham Hayman nee Brewer. With the author's love, 14 May 1881". Printed title page. Clean English text throughout, just a few brown ... View more info

Image for Western Australia And Its Welfare. A Reproduction Of Articles Which Have Appeared In The The West Australian Review. 1893-1894. By Albert F. Calvert, Mining Engineer.

Western Australia And Its Welfare. A Reproduction Of Articles Which Have Appeared In The The West Australian Review. 1893-1894. By Albert F. Calvert, Mining Engineer.

By: CALVERT, Albert F. [ Albert Frederick Calvert 1872-1946] .

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1895 . 0:

Seller ID: 44340


This book, published at the end of the 19th century, contains a collection of articles written by the author for 'Calvert's West Australian Mining Register' and its successor 'West Australian Review' between 1893 and 1894, when the Australian Gold Rush was well under way. It offers an illuminating glimpse into the thoughts of a mining professional, and the many questions arising from the exciting developments occurring at the time, and remains in print to this day. Sca... View more info

Western Australia. Its History And Progress. By Albert F. Calvert, Mining Engineer.

By: CALVERT, Albert F. [ Albert Frederick Calvert 1872-1946] .

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1894 . 0:

Seller ID: 44335


Scarce first edition in a very good original binding. 8vo. 7.5" x 5.25" x 1.25. pp.8/pp.283/1p.]/pp.24 (Adverts). Maroon cloth covered boards, with gilt titles to front board and spine. Title to front board: "Western Australia Its History And Progress Albert F. Calvert Price One Shilling". Faded titles to spine. Edges rubbed and bumped. Top & tail of spine carefully strengthened. Inner hinges carefully strengthened. Old library label to verso of the front... View more info

Image for Early English Printing. A Series of Facsimiles of all the Types used in England during the XVth century, with some of those used in the Printing of English Books Abroad.  With An Introduction By E. Gordon Duff.

Early English Printing. A Series of Facsimiles of all the Types used in England during the XVth century, with some of those used in the Printing of English Books Abroad. With An Introduction By E. Gordon Duff.

By: DUFF, E. Gordon. (1863-1924).

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London: Kegan Paul Trench Trubner and Co., 1896. 0:

Seller ID: 43469


Whole page facsimiles of every fifteenth-century English type. Reproductions full size. Plates described separately. Included are: William Caxton, Wynkyn de Worde, Julian Notary, Lettou and Machlinia, Printer of the Caoursin Siege of Rhodes, Richard Pynson, the Oxford Press, the St. Albans Press, and foreign printers. Limited Edition of three hundred copies, of which this is number 269. Each sheet measures:15.25" by 11.50". 80 LOOSE FOLIO SHEETS. pp.8/pp.40 (Introductor... View more info

Image for The Student's Guide Through Lincoln's Inn: Containing An Account Of That Honourable Society, The Forms Of Admission, Keeping Terms, Performing Exercises, Call To The Bar, And Other Useful Information. By Thomas Lane, Steward.

The Student's Guide Through Lincoln's Inn: Containing An Account Of That Honourable Society, The Forms Of Admission, Keeping Terms, Performing Exercises, Call To The Bar, And Other Useful Information. By Thomas Lane, Steward.

By: LANE, Thomas .

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London: Printed For T. Lane, By Ellerton And Henderson, Gough Square, Fleet Street,1823 . To be had at the Steward's Office, No. 15, Lincoln's Inn. Price Ten Shillings in boards. 0:

Seller ID: 43290


"The Fourth Edition." A very good half leather binding. 8vo. [18pp.]/pp.227/[14pp. - Index etc.]. Black leather spine and corners over marbled boards. Previous owner's signature to the verso of the front board: "Edward Nugent Ayrton." . Also, another dedication to the verso of the title-page: "Oct 21st 1830, To Arthur Price from W A Childe". Well illustrated with an engraved plan (frontis.); 2 plates of facsimile signatures (1 folding); & 4 other engraved plates (3 fol... View more info

Image for The Tablet Of Memory; Shewing Every Memorable Event In History, From The Earliest Period to the Year 1800. Classed under distinct Heads, with their dates. Comprehending An Epitome Of English History With An Exact Chronology Of Painters, Eminent Men.

The Tablet Of Memory; Shewing Every Memorable Event In History, From The Earliest Period to the Year 1800. Classed under distinct Heads, with their dates. Comprehending An Epitome Of English History With An Exact Chronology Of Painters, Eminent Men.

By: LUCKOMBE, Philip.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London: Printed by J. Crowder, For G. C. Robinson, 1800. 0:

Seller ID: 7143


12mo. 16cm x 10cm x 2.5cm. 2ff./pp.332. Printed title and first few leaves slightly soiled(edges carefully stengthened). Contemporary full calf with smooth spine. View more info

Image for Madame Recamier: With a Sketch of the History of Society in France by Madame M***.

Madame Recamier: With a Sketch of the History of Society in France by Madame M***.

By: MADAME M. [Mary Elizabeth MOHL or Clarke].

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London: Chapman and Hall, 1862.:

Seller ID: 43975


1st edition. This book draws on Mary Elizabeth Mohl's knowledge of Récamier, but it also outlines her interest in women and a history of their rights. Pp.xii/291, armorial bookplate of Convent of the Immaculate Conception O.S.F. Bocking, Essex to inside front board, light spotting to endpapers. Green cloth with gilt motif and border to central front board, gilttitle and decoration to spine, edges slightly rubbed with bumps to corner tips. Scarce. VG.** Jeanne-Françoise... View more info

History of the French Revolution. (2 Volumes in One).

By: THIERS, M. [ DIXON, J. (translator) ].

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London: Printed and published by G. Vickers, 1845. 0:

Seller ID: 14709


Thick 8vo. 24.5cm x 15cm x 5.5cm . 2 Volumes in one. Pp.36464/476. Contemporary maroon half calf over marbled boards (slightly scuffed). Spine with gilt banding and original black leather title label. Small owners leather label to verso front board: "J. Reid." English text in double columns, pages lightly toned. A heavy volume. G+. View more info

Cameos from English History. [ Vol.I.] From Rollo To Edward II. Second Edition / [Vol.II.] The Wars In France. Second Series.

By: [ YONGE, Charlotte M. ]:

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan And Co., 1869 / 1871:

Seller ID: 5020


2 volumes. Small 8vo. 17.2cm x 12cm x 2.3cm. Vol.I.: pp.11/385. Vol.II.: pp.11/415. Titles in red and black with blue border and vignette. Spotting to preliminaries. Aeg. Marbled endpapers. Prize label to verso front board of Volume I.: Basingstochae, dated 1873. Inner gilt dentilles. Red calf, prize binding. Boards with gilt border and gilt crest to centre of each board, with motto: "Spiritum Nolite Extinguere." 5 raised bands to spine, with gilt decorated comp... View more info