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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 spots. Very good. ** "The Reverend Dr. Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (10 May 1810, Norwich[1] – 6 March 1897, Edwinstowe, Notting... 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. Scarce first edition in a very good original binding. 8vo. 7.25" x 5.0" x 0.50. [8pp.]/pp.168. Maroon cloth covered boa... View more info

A History Of The Siege Of Gibraltar, 1779-1783. With A Description And Account Of That Garrison From The Earliest Periods. By John Drinkwater. / Travels In Egypt and Nubia, Syria, And The Holy Land. By The Hon. Charles Leonard Irby and James Mangles

By: DRINKWATER, John / IRBY, Charles Leonard / MANGLES, James .

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1844 / 1845 . 0:

Seller ID: 43592


A very good Victorian full leather binding. 8vo. [4pp.]/pp.172/ [6pp.]/pp.150 . Crimson morocco covered boards with gilt decorated border and central gilt crest: "Leamington College A.D.1844. Gilt dulled and edges lightly rubbed. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and title :"Siege Of Gibraltar". Gilt rubbed and dulled. All page edges gilt. Original yellow endpapers. Prize label to the verso of the front board: "Leamington College. At The Examination Christmas, 1848... Awarded to L. Bonar" . Neat dedication to front endpaper: "Presented by Miss M. Bo... 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 (Introductory essay) + 40 loose plates . In a hardback clam-shell box (16.25" x 12.50" x 1.00"). Externally sound with marks and wear to... View more info

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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 folding); there is also an engraved vignette on the title-page and 2 other text illustrations. A very good book. ** Family Hi... 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

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

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

Price: £100.00

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 Julie Adélaïde Récamier (1777 – 1849), known as Juliette, was a French socialite, whose salon drew Parisians from the l... View more info

History of the United Netherlands (4 volume set).

By: MOTLEY, John Lothrop (1814 – 1877) .

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1867 - 1868. 0:

Seller ID: 45552


A very good four volume set in matching full leather bindings by "Bicker & Son" 8.75" x 5.75" x 1.25" 8vo. Vols. 1 & 2 dated 1868 (second editions). Vols. 3 & 4 dated 1867 (first editions) , Navy blue polished calf. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Spines 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and original tan leather title and volume labels. Top & tail of spines lightly rubbed. Marbled page edges and matching marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate to the verso of each front board: "John W. Buxton". Clean text throughout. G+ ** "John Lothrop Motley (April ... View more info

The Life And Death Of John Of Barneveld, Advocate Of Holland; With A View of The Primary Causes And Movements of The Thirty Years' War. (2 volume set).

By: MOTLEY, John Lothrop (1814 – 1877) .

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1874. 0:

Seller ID: 45553


A very good two volume set in matching full leather bindings by "Bickers & Son" . First edition. 8.75" x 5.75" x 1.25" 8vo. Navy blue polished calf. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Spines 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and original tan leather title and volume labels. Top & tail of spines lightly rubbed. Marbled page edges and matching marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate to the verso of each front board: "John W. Buxton". Clean text throughout. G+ ** "John Lothrop Motley (April 15, 1814 – May 29, 1877) was an American author, best known for ... View more info

The Works of Cornelius Tacitus; with an essay on his life and genius, notes, supplements, &c., by Arthur Murphy Esq. A New Edition, With The Author's Last Corrections. In Eight Volumes.

By: MURPHY, Arthur (Translator - 1727-1805) .

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London : Printed for John Stockdale; F.C. and J. Rivington; J. Walker; R. Lea; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; Cadell and Davies; J. Mawman; J. Murray; J. Richardson; R. Baldwin; and J. Faulder 1811 0:

Seller ID: 45462


A very good 8 volume set in matching contemporary leather bindings. 8vo. 8.5" x 5.25" x 1.0". Brown calf with blind-stamped border. Edges rubbed and bumped. Spines with 4 raised bands and rubbed gilt titles. Top and tails rubbed and chipped. Marbled endpapers and matching page edges. Small bookseller label to verso of front board of Vol. I. : "James Bulcock, Bookseller, Stationer & Printseller, 163, Near Somerset House, Strand." Armorial bookplate to the verso of each front board: "Francis Sterry." Clear English text and maps throughout. Pages lightly foxed through... View more info

Letters of Lady Rachel Russell; From The Manuscript In The Library At Woburn Abbey. To which are prefixed, an introduction, vindicating the character of Lord Russell against Sir John Dalrymple, &c. : and the trial of Lord William Russell...

By: RUSSELL, Rachel Lady 1636-1723.

Price: £88.00

Publisher: London: Printed by J. McCreery, Black Horse-Court, Fleet-street, For J. Mawman; J. Walker et al, 1809 . 0:

Seller ID: 45465


"Embellished With Three Elegant Engravings. The Seventh Edition." A very good full leather binding. 8.5" x 5.5" x 1.5". 8vo. pp.8/pp.171/pp.351/[1p. - Books published...] + 3 full-page engravings (including frontis). Mottled calf with gilt filet border. Smooth spine with gilt banding and original crimson leather title label. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Marbled endpapers. Gilt leather roundel laid-down to the verso of the front board: "Hon. Octavius Duncombe". Clean English text throughout, just light offsetting of the engravings. ** "Rachel, Lady Russell ... 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 compartments and three separate black leather labels: "Cameos From English History", "First series (or "Second Se... View more info

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The King's Maiesties [sic] Declaration To His Subjects. Concerning Lawful Sports To Be Used.

By: [JAMES I, King of England 1566-1625 ].

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London : Printed by Bonham Norton and John Bill, ... M.DC.XVIII. Reprinted by G. Smeeton, St. Martins Church Yard, 1817. Price 2s. 0:

Seller ID: 45164


Dis-bound booklet. 230mm x 170mm. [2pp.]/pp.11/[1p. - Blank]. Printed title-page very soiled. Followed by another printed title in red & black. Staining and soiling to margins of most leaves. Clear English text. G. View more info