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1637 Remaines Concerning Britaine William Camden
1637 Remaines Concerning Britaine William Camden

Price: £555.00

  Bound in reverse calf. The Fift Impression, with many rare Antiquities never before imprinted. By the industry and care of John Philipot, Somerset Herald. Originally published in 1605 as: Remaines of a greater worke, concerning...

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1664 Worth of a Penny Peny Henry Peacham
1664 Worth of a Penny Peny Henry Peacham

Price: £1,120.00

An early and very scarce edition of Peacham's guide to being thrifty from the mid-seventeeth century. Bound in vellum. The full title of this work is: The Worth of a Peny, or A caution to keep money With the causes of the...

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1680 Peter Heylyn Table Kings Bishops Dukes HERALDRY
1680 Peter Heylyn Table Kings Bishops Dukes HERALDRY

Price: £800.00

Very scarce not listed on ESTC. A detailed and illustrated catalogue of British history and geneaology from Peter Heylyn in a vellum binding. Bound in half vellum with gilt lettering and decoration. Containing the Catalogue of...

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1681 Bill of Exclusion Charles II William Cavendish
1681 Bill of Exclusion Charles II William Cavendish

Price: £150.00

A document attributed to William Cavendish concerning Charles II and the Bill of Exclusion. Disbound. Attributed to William Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire. William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire KG PC, 1640 1707, was a soldier...

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1684 Chronicle Of The Kings Of England Romans To James Charles First And Second
1684 Chronicle Of The Kings Of England Romans To James Charles First And Second

Price: £285.00

A Chronicle of the Kings of England. From the time of the Romans government, unto the death of King James. Containing all passages of State and Church, with all other Observations Proper for a Chronicle. Faithfully collected out...

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1719 The British Compendium of Present Nobility Bishops Heraldry Illustrated
1719 The British Compendium of Present Nobility Bishops Heraldry Illustrated

Price: £395.00

A richly illustrated book on British nobility. Third edition. With 66 plates of heraldic devices, portraits of notable people and examples of robes worn by them. Including details of such figures as Osborne, Duke of Leeds, Hastings,...

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1722 An Historical Account Succession House of Hanover Matthias Earbery Scarce
1722 An Historical Account Succession House of Hanover Matthias Earbery Scarce

Price: £95.00

A scarce copy of this critical historical pamphlet by Matthias Earbery.Matthias Earbery was an industrious participant in historical and theological controversy; his bias was consistently broad-church and Whig. This pamphlet,...

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1722 Letters from MR HUTCHESON to EARL of SUNDERLAND
1722 Letters from MR HUTCHESON to EARL of SUNDERLAND

Price: £89.99

Scarce disbound pamphlet containing letters between Archibald Hutcheson and Charles Spencer Sutherland. Archibald Hutcheson (c. 1659 12 August 1740) was a British Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Hastings from...

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1731 A Specimen of Arbitrary Power in a Speech Made by the Grand Seignior to his Janizaries 1st
1731 A Specimen of Arbitrary Power in a Speech Made by the Grand Seignior to his Janizaries 1st

Price: £775.00

An extremely scarce political pamphlet from 1731, written anonymously and regarded as attacking the Prime Minister Robert Walpole. The first and only edition of this work. Written anonymously...

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1731 HERVEY Answer to PULTENEY Craftsman's pamphlet
1731 HERVEY Answer to PULTENEY Craftsman's pamphlet

Price: £99.99

Scarce disbound pamphlet with illuminated letters. Collates complete. John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey (1696 1743), English courtier and political writer and memoirist, was the eldest son of John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol, by his...

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1735 The Memoirs of the Honourable Sir John Reresby Restoration to Revolution
1735 The Memoirs of the Honourable Sir John Reresby Restoration to Revolution

Price: £345.00

The historical memoirs of Sir John Reresby, 17th-century English politician and diarist. Second printing. After the English Civil War, in 1654 Reresby went abroad, where he became a great friend of Henrietta Maria, the widow of...

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1741 Volume III of The British Compendium Or Rudiments of Honour Francis Nichols Illustrated Scotlan
1741 Volume III of The British Compendium Or Rudiments of Honour Francis Nichols Illustrated Scotlan

Price: £120.00

A leather bound copy of Volume III of The British Compendium Or Rudiments of Honour by Francis Nichols Volume III of this fascinating historical document, charting the Scottish nobility, their...

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1743-5 4vol HISTORY of ENGLAND Rapin MAPS Plates
1743-5 4vol HISTORY of ENGLAND Rapin MAPS Plates

Price: £1,799.99

Four leatherbound volumes with marble paper covered boards and gilt titles to the spines. Volume I has an engraved frontispiece, 3 fold-out maps, 4 foldout plates, and 49 other plates. Volume II has an engraved frontispiece and...

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1747-50 2 Vols HISTORY of ENGLAND Thomas CARTE First Ed
1747-50 2 Vols HISTORY of ENGLAND Thomas CARTE First Ed

Price: £324.00

  The first editions of the first two volumes of Thomas Carte's somewhat controversial history of England, with Jacobite leanings. Bright, with wide margins. Volume One and Two Only, of Four. "Carte published the first volume...

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1756 The Tradesmans Director Shopkeepers Companion Scarce Weights Book-keeping
1756 The Tradesmans Director Shopkeepers Companion Scarce Weights Book-keeping

Price: £2,500.00

A scarce eighteenth century book .Containing such instructions as will enable the shop-keeper to carry on his business with more ease and greater exactness than is usually done.Gives a good overview of the world of business and commerce...

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1764 Valentine Green Survey City Worcester Ecclesiastical Civil Government
1764 Valentine Green Survey City Worcester Ecclesiastical Civil Government

Price: £170.00

An uncommon Eighteenth Century study of Worcester.With pull out illustrations, throughout, this early work is an informed and detailed survey and history, tracing the city from its time under Roman and Saxon rule up until the author's...

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1766/1666 Medulla Historae Anglicanae Ancient and Present State England Howell
1766/1666 Medulla Historae Anglicanae Ancient and Present State England Howell

Price: £60.00

A work on the monarchs of England.The twelfth edition of this work.Plate to page 33 is lacking half. Plate was a genealogical table on the royal family. Illustrated with eleven plates in total. Title page is erroneously dated 1666,...

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1770 Clarendon's History of England Illustrated Plates Map First Edition Thus
1770 Clarendon's History of England Illustrated Plates Map First Edition Thus

Price: £695.00

A set of Hugh Clarendon's History of England. The works presents a sweeping view of British history, "Particularly, Its Origin; the Progress of its Empire; Laws; civil and religious Establishments; its various Operations naval and...

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1771 3vols BARONETAGE of England Kimber Johnson plates
1771 3vols BARONETAGE of England Kimber Johnson plates

Price: £1,299.99

Three volumes bound in full leather with gilt titles to the spine, gilt detailing to the boards, and collates complete with 36 plates and in a lovely original binding. Scarce. Containing a genealogical and historical account of...

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1773 New Complete History of England by Temple SYDNEY
1773 New Complete History of England by Temple SYDNEY

Price: £199.99

 

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1774 An Abridgement of the History of England by Dr Goldsmith
1774 An Abridgement of the History of England by Dr Goldsmith

Price: £99.99

A small volume of An Abridgement of the History of England by Dr. Goldsmith.Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1730 4 April 1774) was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766),...

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1774 The Form and Order of the Coronation of Charles II Robert Douglass V Scarce
1774 The Form and Order of the Coronation of Charles II Robert Douglass V Scarce

Price: £600.00

A very scarce copy of this work on Charles II by Robert Douglass. Rare local Perth imprint.This work gives a detailed account of the coronation of King Charles II, with the sermon preached by Robert Douglass, Minister at Edinburgh, Moderator...

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1781 7vol HISTORY of NORFOLK Antiquities NORWICH scarce
1781 7vol HISTORY of NORFOLK Antiquities NORWICH scarce

Price: £1,400.00

A superb set of this very scarce history of Norfolk. Very rarely seen and then only in individual volumes. Seven leatherbound volumes with gilt detailing to the spine, marble paper covered boards and marble foredge. Volume IV -...

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1782 Rider's British Merlin ALMANAC Cardanus Rider
1782 Rider's British Merlin ALMANAC Cardanus Rider

Price: £205.00

A scarce 1782 Rider's British Merlin almanac and the 1782 Royal Kalender, containing a fascinating variety of information, including agricultural insights, fair dates, members of parliament, colonial ministers, and army officers,...

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1783-1816 4 Vols DOMESDAY BOOK with Indices
1783-1816 4 Vols DOMESDAY BOOK with Indices

Price: £2,450.00

The 1783 Domesday Book, with 1816 Additional Volumes. Bound in leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. Publication Information for Volumes I and II from the ESTC #T97297. Volume...

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1789 The Constitution of England or Account of the English Government De Lolme
1789 The Constitution of England or Account of the English Government De Lolme

Price: £185.00

An historical and political text from the eighteenth century.With an engraved frontispiece.A new and revised edition.Written by a Swiss and British political theorist Jean-Louis de Lolme. This work is his most famous and was originally...

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1790 Of London Second Edition Thomas Pennant Scarce Illustrated Historical
1790 Of London Second Edition Thomas Pennant Scarce Illustrated Historical

Price: £280.00

Thomas Pennant's popular historical and observational work.Due to its instant popularity Of London went through several editions.This is the second edition, published the same year as the first.Illustrated, with a frontispiece of Sir...

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1792 A General History of Inland Navigation Phillips Illus Map
1792 A General History of Inland Navigation Phillips Illus Map

Price: £650.00

John Phillips' condensed history of canals in England, looking at their usage for travel and and trade purposes. John Phillips is thought to be the first person to document and research British...

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1793 2vols The History of the British Colonies in the West Indies Bryan Edwards
1793 2vols The History of the British Colonies in the West Indies Bryan Edwards

Price: £1,900.00

A set of The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the Est Indies by Bryan Edwards.Complete in two volumes.With one large folding map on two separate sheets in volume I, and three double-page and three folding letterpress...

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1793 Science of Heraldry in ENGLAND FIRST colour plates
1793 Science of Heraldry in ENGLAND FIRST colour plates

Price: £1,079.99

A nice clean first edition of Dallaway's work on Heraldry with bright hand-coloured plates First Edition Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards, gilt lettering and blind embossed detail. In the original binding. Collated...

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1793-1806 70vol History of England Hume Bowyer Engravings Complete First Ed Thus
1793-1806 70vol History of England Hume Bowyer Engravings Complete First Ed Thus

Price: £9,950.00

The complete Bowyer's edition of David Hume's seminal work, The History of England, offered here in the publisher's original bindings. A rare example of this work as it was originally offered to its subscribers, in paper and...

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1794 8vol The History of England Tobias Smollett David Hume Illustrated Bromley
1794 8vol The History of England Tobias Smollett David Hume Illustrated Bromley

Price: £230.00

A full set of Smollett's History of England Tobias George Smollett (1721- 1771) was a Scottish poet and author. Although best known for his novels - which include The Adventures of Roderick Random (1748) and The Adventures of Peregrine...

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1796-7 8vol History of England David Hume Complete New Edition Biography Illus
1796-7 8vol History of England David Hume Complete New Edition Biography Illus

Price: £480.00

David Hume's famous historical work.A 'New Edition' of the work with the author's final corrections and improvements complete in eight volumes.With a short account of Hume's life to the first volume by himself. Illustrated, with a...

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1797 3vol Annals of Scotland the Accession of Malcolm III to Stewart D Dalrymple
1797 3vol Annals of Scotland the Accession of Malcolm III to Stewart D Dalrymple

Price: £490.00

The complete three volumes of David Dalrymple's Annals of Scotland.With a portrait frontispiece of Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes, to volume I.The Annals of Scotland track Scotland's historical records from the accession of...

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1799-1808 6v PUBLIC CHARACTERS for 1799 to 1807
1799-1808 6v PUBLIC CHARACTERS for 1799 to 1807

Price: £325.00

A collection of Richard Phillips' Public Characters, short biographies of eminent public figures. An important contemporary reference. Normally seen as single volumes for up to 150-200 per volume. A good run, smewhat spotted and...

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1802 The History of England From the Earliest Dawn G C Lyttleton Vol II
1802 The History of England From the Earliest Dawn G C Lyttleton Vol II

Price: £75.00

Volume II of this comprehensive history of England by author, George Courtney Lyttleton. Illustrated throughout, with a frontispiece of Henry IV and forty-three plates. Rebacked with original...

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1804 2 vols A System of Heraldry Colour Illustrated Alexander Nisbet Blazon
1804 2 vols A System of Heraldry Colour Illustrated Alexander Nisbet Blazon

Price: £260.00

A scarce early edition of Nisbet's history and explanation of heraldry.Includes the true art of blazon according to the most approved heralds in Europe.Numerous colour illustrated plates throughout showing arms and symbols with...

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1806 Calendarium Inquisitionum Post Mortem Sive Escaetarum Temporibus Regum
1806 Calendarium Inquisitionum Post Mortem Sive Escaetarum Temporibus Regum

Price: £69.99

An interesting record of deaths, listing all land owners who held his lands under various forms of feudal land tenure directly from the king.  Written in Latin, with a dedication to King George III in English. "Transcript...

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1807 Goldsmith Morell History Of England From Earliest Times To Present Period
1807 Goldsmith Morell History Of England From Earliest Times To Present Period

Price: £69.99

The History of England, From The Earliest Times to The End of The Reign of George II. by Dr. Goldsmith And Continued to The Present Period by Thomas Morell. A new edition. Two volumes bound in one. Embellished with a...

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1808 A History Of The Reign Of James The Second Charles James Fox First Edition
1808 A History Of The Reign Of James The Second Charles James Fox First Edition

Price: £140.00

A first edition of Fox's uncompleted history of James II of England. First Edition. Featuring an engraved portrait frontispiece of Charles James Fox. With an appendix to the rear. Charles James Fox was a prominent British...

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1808 Charles James Fox History Of Early Part Of The Reign Of James Second First
1808 Charles James Fox History Of Early Part Of The Reign Of James Second First

Price: £250.00

A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second; with an Introductory Chapter to Which is Added an Appendix by the Right Hon. Charles James Fox. Fox was engaged in this history for may years, however, he died before...

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1808 Ready RECKONER Daniel FENNING Joseph MOON
1808 Ready RECKONER Daniel FENNING Joseph MOON

Price: £234.00

A smart copy of this Georgian working book showing the measurements and values of goods. The thirteenth edition. Containing numerous tables allowing readers to 'ascertain the Value of any Number of Hundreds, Pounds, Ounces,...

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1809 James Stanier Clarke Life of Admiral Lord Nelson Vol II Illus First History
1809 James Stanier Clarke Life of Admiral Lord Nelson Vol II Illus First History

Price: £260.00

A copy of James Stanier Clarke's The Life of Admiral Lord Nelson. With 9 illustrated plates including frontispiece and end, with 4 maps, collated complete.Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, KB (1758-1805) was a British flag officer...

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1810 Cromwelliana Oliver Cromwell 1642 - 1658 Illustrated
1810 Cromwelliana Oliver Cromwell 1642 - 1658 Illustrated

Price: £385.00

An interesting look at the life of Oliver Cromwell from the year 1642 to his death in 1658. Oliver Cromwell is one of the most controversial and formidable figures in British history. He was...

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1810 James Caulfield Cromwelliana 1st Edition Of 250 Large Paper Copies
1810 James Caulfield Cromwelliana 1st Edition Of 250 Large Paper Copies

Price: £590.00

A limited edition collection of primary sources on Oliver Cromwell during the civil war period.The work draws together contemporary documents, including newspaper articles and other ephemera, which shed a light on Cromwell, his...

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1810 The Antiquities of the Anglo-Saxon Church Rev John Lingard Folding Map
1810 The Antiquities of the Anglo-Saxon Church Rev John Lingard Folding Map

Price: £115.00

A very scarce historical work by the Rev. John Lingard, with a folding map to the frontispiece. Very scarce. An exploration of the Anglo-Saxon Church, written by Rev Dr John Lingard. This...

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1811 2 Vol Inquisitionum Ad Capellam Domini Regis Scottish Archives FIRST Ed
1811 2 Vol Inquisitionum Ad Capellam Domini Regis Scottish Archives FIRST Ed

Price: £225.00

Two volumes of this very scarce work on the public archives of Scotland, dating from the early nineteenth century. First Edition. Volume I features a facsimilie of the records. Two volumes from a three volume set. In...

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1811 Inquisitionum ad Capellam Domini Regis Retornatarum Scottish Archives Vol 1
1811 Inquisitionum ad Capellam Domini Regis Retornatarum Scottish Archives Vol 1

Price: £40.00

A scarce work on the public archives of Scotland. First edition. In Latin, with a preface and an address of the House of Commons in English.Volume 1 of three volumes only.

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1811 Libri Censualis Vocati Domesday Book Indices Scarce Rebound
1811 Libri Censualis Vocati Domesday Book Indices Scarce Rebound

Price: £120.00

A scarce copy of 'Libri Censualis Vocati Domesday-Book Indices', volume three of four of the first publication of the Domesday book. The project to publish 'Domesday' began in 1773, and the...

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1811 Richard Burton Admirable Curiosities Greenly Half Calf Illustrated
1811 Richard Burton Admirable Curiosities Greenly Half Calf Illustrated

Price: £210.00

An illustrated 19th century 'new edition' of the 17th century historical work by Nathaniel Crouch - the English printer and bookseller who wrote under the pseudonym Richard Burton. Crouch was considered by later...

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1812 LORD GRENVILLE LETTER to the Earl of FINGAL
1812 LORD GRENVILLE LETTER to the Earl of FINGAL

Price: £27.99

Disbound volume. William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville PC (25 October 1759 12 January 1834), was a British Whig statesman and Prime Minister. The son of Whig Prime Minister George Grenville and Elizabeth Wyndham, daughter...

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1813 Westminster Abbey with Other Occassional Poems illustrated Thomas Maurice
1813 Westminster Abbey with Other Occassional Poems illustrated Thomas Maurice

Price: £120.00

A collection of poems that includes: "Westminster-Abbey : An Elegiac and Historical Poem", "The Lotos of Egypt" and "Hinda; an Arabian Elegy". Features full-page intricate illustrations of Westminster. From the author...

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1814 2vol Gesta Navali Della Monarchia Inglese Stefano Egidio Petronj Illus
1814 2vol Gesta Navali Della Monarchia Inglese Stefano Egidio Petronj Illus

Price: £475.00

A poem of the naval exploits of the British monarchy by Stefano Egidio Petronj. Complete in two volumes. In Italian with a French preface and historical and political notes by Joseph Lavallee. Many monarchs in volume I are...

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1814 Vox Stellarum LOYAL ALMANACK Star Napoleonic MOORE
1814 Vox Stellarum LOYAL ALMANACK Star Napoleonic MOORE

Price: £29.99

An interesting almanac dating from the penultimate year of the Napoleonic Wars, and featuring predictions based on planetary movements. Containing: 'A table of terms and their returns; the full, changes, and quarters of the...

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1815 WILLIAM GODWIN history politics MILTON biography
1815 WILLIAM GODWIN history politics MILTON biography

Price: £799.99

Cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. First edition and a scarce book, which is illustrated with two lovely engraved portraits. This rare book is an ex library copy and is therefore priced accordingly. Lives...

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1816 Battle of Waterloo Series of Accounts Published by Authority Colour Maps
1816 Battle of Waterloo Series of Accounts Published by Authority Colour Maps

Price: £770.00

, Relative to the Battle from a Variety of Authentic and Original Sources, with Connected Official Documents, Forming an Historical Record of the Operations in the Campaign of the Netherlands, 1815By A Near Observer1816 - London -...

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1819 FOREIGN EXCHANGES Currency British Tables Rates
1819 FOREIGN EXCHANGES Currency British Tables Rates

Price: £252.00

An extensive guide to worldwide currency conversion from Great Britain in the early nineteenth century. Shewing, at one view, any sum of foreign money reduced into British sterling, and British money into foreign, with those countries...

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1819-30 8vols A History of England Rev John Lingard Tudor Roman M'Cann
1819-30 8vols A History of England Rev John Lingard Tudor Roman M'Cann

Price: £440.00

Eight volumes of this comprehensive history of England. With volumes I-III being 'From the First Invasion by The Romans to the Accession of Henry VIII'. Volume IV is from Henry VIII to the...

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1821 An Authentic History of the Coronation of George the Fourth Huish Scarce
1821 An Authentic History of the Coronation of George the Fourth Huish Scarce

Price: £350.00

An extremely scarce record of the coronation of George IV. With engraved frontispiece and five other plates. George's coronation was a magnificent and expensive affair, costing about 243,000 (approximately 18,994,000 as of 2012;...

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1821 Moral Gallantry a Discourse by the Late Sir George Mackenzie
1821 Moral Gallantry a Discourse by the Late Sir George Mackenzie

Price: £58.00

A scarce edition of Moral Gallantry: a Discourse by the Late Sir George Mackenzie, or Rosehaugh, Advocate to King Charles II and King James VII.With other essays, intimately connected with the Subject.With a dedication to the Nobility...

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1822 3vol of The History of the Puritans Daniel Neal Reformation Religion
1822 3vol of The History of the Puritans Daniel Neal Reformation Religion

Price: £95.00

Three volumes of the work Daniel Neal's work, discussing the history of Puritanism, and its development from the time of the reformation. Three volumes of an original five volume set. Written...

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1822 Reminiscences Charles Butler Leather History
1822 Reminiscences Charles Butler Leather History

Price: £45.00

A leather bound copy of Charles Butler's work 'Reminiscences'. Charles Butler's 'Reminiscences'. Charles Butler was born in London in 1750. A lawyer and miscellaneous author, he was a prolific...

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1822 The History and Antiquities of the Town of Ludlow and its Ancient Castle
1822 The History and Antiquities of the Town of Ludlow and its Ancient Castle

Price: £160.00

A scarce edition of this local interest book on Ludlow.With other particulars interesting to strangers and residents.With an engraved frontispiece of Ludlow.

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1824 4vols BIBLIOTHECA BRITANNICA Robert Watt
1824 4vols BIBLIOTHECA BRITANNICA Robert Watt

Price: £431.99

Four leatherbound volumes with marble paper covered boards, gilt foredge, and marble paper pastedowns. Dr Robert Watt (bapt. May 1, 1774 March 12, 1819) was a Scottish physician and bibliographer. Watt's first bibliographical...

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1825 Lettres sur l'ANGLETERRE by Auguste STAHL-HOLSTEIN
1825 Lettres sur l'ANGLETERRE by Auguste STAHL-HOLSTEIN

Price: £89.99

The uncommon first edition of de Stael-Holstein's letters concerning political and cultural observations of England. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. In The Travellers Club binding, with their emblem to the...

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1825 The Miscellaneous Writings of John Evelyn Esq by William Upcott
1825 The Miscellaneous Writings of John Evelyn Esq by William Upcott

Price: £180.00

This text feature all manner of writings by Evelyn including his translation of "Of Liberty and Servitude" and "The Ladies Dressing-Room Unlock'd". Evelyn is mostly known for his diaries or Memoirs, which are largely contemporaneous...

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1825-1832 A Short and Easy Method With the Jews Deists Charles Leslie New Edition Very Scarce
1825-1832 A Short and Easy Method With the Jews Deists Charles Leslie New Edition Very Scarce

Price: £440.00

A very scarce copy, containing an 1832 edition of Charles Leslie's 'A Short and Easy Method With the Deists' bound with an 1825 copy of his 'A Short and Easy Method With the Jews'. Charles...

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1826 3vol The Lives of the Norths Francis North Charles II James II Popish Plot
1826 3vol The Lives of the Norths Francis North Charles II James II Popish Plot

Price: £240.00

An attractive three volume set of this famous biographies of the North family.Complete in three volumes with a frontispiece to each volume.Written by Roger North detailing the lives of his three brothers, the most famous...

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1828-1836 11vols The History of England S Turner Middle Ages Anglo Saxons Tudor
1828-1836 11vols The History of England S Turner Middle Ages Anglo Saxons Tudor

Price: £590.00

A selection of Sharon Turner's History of England works.Works included are: The complete three volumes of the sixth edition of Turner's History of the Anglo-Saxons from the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest, The complete...

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1830 4vols The History of the Reformation of the Church of England G Burnet
1830 4vols The History of the Reformation of the Church of England G Burnet

Price: £400.00

A comprehensive work on the reformation of the Church of England. With twenty two plates across all volumes.Collated using the binder's instructions, complete.Plates are portraits of the key players in the reformation, the Tudor Monarchs,...

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1834 - 1836 20vol The History of England David Hume Tobias Smollett T.S. Hughes Illus
1834 - 1836 20vol The History of England David Hume Tobias Smollett T.S. Hughes Illus

Price: £700.00

A twenty volume set documenting the history of England, from B.C. 55 to A.D. 1813 Incomplete in twenty volumes out of twenty-one. Lacking Volume XX, which documents to years 1814 to 1824. ‘The...

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1835 12vols in 6 Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain Edmund Lodge
1835 12vols in 6 Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain Edmund Lodge

Price: £375.00

A profusely illustrated set of biographical works discussing significant personages in British history, written by the notable heraldic writer, Edmund Lodge. Twelve volumes, bound in six. ...

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1836 Tales About Great Britain and Ireland Peter Parley Map Illustrations First
1836 Tales About Great Britain and Ireland Peter Parley Map Illustrations First

Price: £24.99

A book for children describing the author's travels around Britain and Ireland. First edition. With a map and numerous illustrations.

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1837 2Vol Bellenden Archaeology of Popular Phrases and Nursery Rhymes
1837 2Vol Bellenden Archaeology of Popular Phrases and Nursery Rhymes

Price: £295.00

A two volume set of this fascinating work on etymology.Complete in two volumes.John Bellenden was an English botanist known for his wit, and his interest in the history of English and Germanic languages.  Direct from the library...

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1837 William Elphinson The Life And Death Of King James The First Of Scotland
1837 William Elphinson The Life And Death Of King James The First Of Scotland

Price: £65.00

A uncommon account of King James I.With a Latin language account by William Elphinson, Bishop of Aberdeen, as well as an introduction to the manuscript, this is a interesting reproduction of Elphinson's document.

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1838-1900 24 Vols Publications from THE CAMDEN SOCIETY
1838-1900 24 Vols Publications from THE CAMDEN SOCIETY

Price: £950.00

An uncommon, thoroughly interesting twenty-four volume set of The Camden Society publications rare to find in such a nice uniform run. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. A Roll of the Household...

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1841 Edward Jesse A Summers Day At Windsor And A Visit To Eton Illustrated First
1841 Edward Jesse A Summers Day At Windsor And A Visit To Eton Illustrated First

Price: £39.99

Following the favourable recepotion of his guide to Hampton Court Palace and Gardens , Edward Jesse decided to undertake a similar notice of Windsor Castle and its locatlities. A scarce first edition. With a foldout plan of...

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1842 3V T. Fuller The Church History Of Britain Until The Year 1648 Lib. Cloth
1842 3V T. Fuller The Church History Of Britain Until The Year 1648 Lib. Cloth

Price: £140.00

A nineteenth century edition of Fullers work on the history of the church, first published in 1655, complete with eleven books in three volumes and rebound in a library cloth binding. Thomas Fuller was a prolific author,...

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1845 2vol Old England Pictorial Museum Of Popular Antiquities Colour Plate First
1845 2vol Old England Pictorial Museum Of Popular Antiquities Colour Plate First

Price: £69.99

A pictorial history of English architecture, monuments and antiquities from the Roman Period to the 1850's, in seven books. With twenty-four illuminated colour engravings including illuminated titles and numerous...

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1847-1910 7 Vols The CAMDEN MISCELLANY Camden Society
1847-1910 7 Vols The CAMDEN MISCELLANY Camden Society

Price: £175.00

Seven Volumes of The Camden Miscellany published by The Camden Society. A good run of a periodical normally found one volume at a time. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. With an armorial namplate for William John...

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1848 3 Vols History ENGLAND Revolution George Second Tobias SMOLLETT
1848 3 Vols History ENGLAND Revolution George Second Tobias SMOLLETT

Price: £195.00

Three volumes of Smollett's popular History of England. A New Edition. 'Designed as a continuation of Mr. Hume's History'. Featuring an engraved portrait frontispiece. Three of four volumes. Tobias George Smollett (19 March...

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1849 7vol Earl Of Clarendon The History Of Rebellion And Civil Wars In England
1849 7vol  Earl Of Clarendon The History Of Rebellion And Civil Wars In England

Price: £845.00

Edward Earl of Clarendon's contemporary History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England together with an Historical View of the Affairs of Ireland for the first time carefully printed from the original MS. preserved...

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1851 2vol The Annals of Yorkshire Henry Schroeder First Edition History England
1851 2vol The Annals of Yorkshire Henry Schroeder First Edition History England

Price: £48.00

A fascinating, historical work on Yorkshire from the 'earliest period' to the mid nineteenth century. This work discusses Yorkshire from as early as records began. In the first volume Schroeder...

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1851 Joseph Haydn book of Dignities Rolls of Official Personage British Empire
1851 Joseph Haydn book of Dignities Rolls of Official Personage British Empire

Price: £25.00

An uncommon first edition of Joseph Haydn's The Book of Dignities.A comprehensive list of royalty and statesmen throughout Europe, from the late Middle Ages to 1851, including officers of the royal Household.

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1853 A Popular Account of the Priory of Llanthony Near Gloucester John Clarke
1853 A Popular Account of the Priory of Llanthony Near Gloucester John Clarke

Price: £29.99

An interesting study on the history of Llanthony Priory in modern-day Monmouthshire. First edition. The priory dates back to around the year 1100, when Norman nobleman Walter de Lacy reputedly came upon a ruined chapel of St. David...

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1855-58 6vol The Pictorial History of England Being A History of the People Illus
1855-58 6vol The Pictorial History of England Being A History of the People Illus

Price: £300.00

A beautifully illustrated historical work on England from W and R Chambers. A new edition, revised and extended. Frontispiece plates to all volumes. Illustrated throughout, with numerous...

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1856 Historical and Topographical Account of Wensleydale WGM Jones Barker 2nd Ed
1856 Historical and Topographical Account of Wensleydale WGM Jones Barker 2nd Ed

Price: £125.00

An illustrated and insightful guide to the history of Wensleydale and the Valley of Yore in the North Riding of Yorkshire. The second edition of this work. Illustrated throughout. Collated,...

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1857 CHARLES the FIFTH William ROBERTSON W. Prescott
1857 CHARLES the FIFTH William ROBERTSON  W. Prescott

Price: £150.00

A bright one volume edition of Charles the Fifth by William Robertson. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. In one volume, complete. With Geo. Robertson's bookbinder's ink stamp on the front...

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1857 REPORT Contracts Public Dept SELECT COMMITTEE
1857 REPORT Contracts Public Dept SELECT COMMITTEE

Price: £71.99

An uncommon report by the Select Committee on contracts for Public Departments. The Select Committee were 'appointed to inquire into the Principle adopted for making Contracts for the Supply of the Public Departments, and the Effect...

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1857-73 2 Vols VOCABULARIES National Antiquities Wright
1857-73 2 Vols VOCABULARIES National Antiquities Wright

Price: £295.00

A fascinating and very scarce Victorian philological guide to the history of the English language, especially Anglo-Saxon, with vocabulary glossaries. Illustrating the

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1858 Historica Regis Hemrici Septimi Edited By James Gairdner Lithograph Frontis
1858 Historica Regis Hemrici Septimi Edited By James Gairdner Lithograph Frontis

Price: £34.99

Historia Regis Henrici Septimi, a Bernardo Andrea Tholosate Conscripta; Necnon Alia Quaedam ad Eundem Regem Spectantia. Edited by James Gairdner.In English.The History of King Henry VII, composed by Bernard Andrew Tholosate.With three...

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1861 Education Commission Appendix Minutes of Evidence Before Commissioners VI
1861 Education Commission Appendix Minutes of Evidence Before Commissioners VI

Price: £49.99

A volume containing the minutes of evidence taken before the commissioners of education in England between the years 1859 and 1860. The commission investigated the state of popular education in England.

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1861 George II Set of Bound Acts
1861 George II Set of Bound Acts

Price: £49.99

A book on certain acts enacted during the reign of George II.George II (1683 - 1760) was King of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Leburg (Hanover) and Prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 11 June 1727 until his...

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1861 Legends of Saint Swithun and Sancta Maria Aeyptiaca John Earle Facsimile Very Scarce
1861 Legends of Saint Swithun and Sancta Maria Aeyptiaca John Earle Facsimile Very Scarce

Price: £300.00

A very scarce facsimile of texts on Medieval two religious figures, Saint Swithin, and Mary of Egpyt. This work is a facsimile of text written in the Medieval times about Saint Swithin and...

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1861 The Pilgrim: Life and Actions of Henry VIII William Thomas J. A. Froude
1861 The Pilgrim: Life and Actions of Henry VIII William Thomas J. A. Froude

Price: £155.00

A previously unpublished work on Henry VIII, written just after his death by an avid supporter. 'The Pilgrim' is an interesting analysis of the reign of the infamous King Henry VIII. It was...

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1862 Report Inspectors PRISONS Southern Midland Britain
1862 Report Inspectors PRISONS Southern Midland Britain

Price: £35.99

An interesting report by the Inspectors of Prisons, including overviews of prisons, and statistics. Part I concerns the Southern District, and Part II the Midland District. 'Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command...

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1863 The Board's General Orders Tobacco Letters Import Export Laws Decrees
1863 The Board's General Orders Tobacco Letters Import Export Laws Decrees

Price: £160.00

A very scarce collection of general orders from 1863 relating to the import and export of tobacco. Ninety-three typed and handwritten orders signed by Geo. Dickins and J. B. Hale.Contains instructions for ascertaining...

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1864 Aquae Solis or Notices of Roman Bath Rev H M Scarth C S Beckett
1864 Aquae Solis or Notices of Roman Bath Rev H M Scarth C S Beckett

Price: £48.00

A fascinating look at the Roman history of the U.K city of Bath, with lots of plates and plans. The first edition of this work. Complete with a frontispiece and fifty one plates displaying...

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1867 3vol Memoirs of The Life and Reign of King George the Third J Heneage Jesse
1867 3vol Memoirs of The Life and Reign of King George the Third J Heneage Jesse

Price: £160.00

The complete three volumes of this historical memoir of King George III of the United Kingdom. Written almost forty years after his death, this work is a study of the monarch's entire reign. ...

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1867 Improvement Society Diffusion Knowledge T. Dick
1867 Improvement Society Diffusion Knowledge T. Dick

Price: £29.99

A copy of this work on the improvement of society through the dissemination of knowledge. Bound in half leather, with cloth coverings, gilt lettering and decoration, raised bands, and gilt pages. Illustrated with engravings. ...

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1869-73 2Vol Robert Walton Random Recollections of the Midland Circuit Signed
1869-73 2Vol Robert Walton Random Recollections of the Midland Circuit Signed

Price: £650.00

A scare two volume set of Robert Walton's Random Recollections.First editions. The first series was published in 1869 and achieved such success that a second series was issued in 1873.In attractive bindings by J Aston.Inscribed by...

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1872 2vol The Scottish Nation Or The Surnames Families Literature William Anderson
1872 2vol The Scottish Nation Or The Surnames Families Literature William Anderson

Price: £150.00

A genealogical work on Scottish names and history. Two volumes of three only. Lacking volume I. Illustrated throughout, with several plates, vignettes and woodcuts across both volumes. Written...

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1874 The History of The Hospital of S. Margaret Taunton S Thomas Hugo Signed Robert Badcock
1874 The History of The Hospital of S. Margaret Taunton S Thomas Hugo Signed Robert Badcock

Price: £220.00

A limited edition of this scarce work, with a signed dedication from the author. Limited edition of fifty large paper copies of which this is number fifteen. Dedicated from the to the title...

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1874-87 8vol Greville Memoirs Queen Victoria and King George IV and William IV
1874-87 8vol Greville Memoirs Queen Victoria and King George IV and William IV

Price: £140.00

The complete memoirs of Charles Greville.Part I: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV Edited by Henry Reeve. (1874), Volumes I-III, Second Edition. Part II: A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria...

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1876 TELL-TROTHES New-Years Gift Passionate Morrice Tom Trades Glasse
1876 TELL-TROTHES New-Years Gift Passionate Morrice Tom Trades Glasse

Price: £34.99

A collection of Elizabethan and Jacobean essays and tracts, collected by and published for the New Shakespeare Society in 1876. Includes: Tell-Trothes New-Yeares Gift being Robin Good-feelowes newes out of those countries...

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1877 6vol The Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales John Wilson Coloured Plates
1877 6vol The Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales John Wilson Coloured Plates

Price: £440.00

A complete set of John Wilson's descriptive topographical dictionary of England and Wales, accompanied by illustrations. Complete in six volumes. These volumes include; Volume I, containing...

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1877 Catalogue of the Loan Collection of Antiquities Curiosities and Appliances George Bullen Leathe
1877 Catalogue of the Loan Collection of Antiquities Curiosities and Appliances George Bullen Leathe

Price: £75.00

A leather bound copy of 'Catalogue of The Loan Collection of Antiquities, Curiosities, and Appliances' edited by George BullenA catalogue of the Caxton Celebration in 1877. Edited by librarian George Bullen. The book catalogues...

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1882 8vols The History of England Thomas Babington Macaulay Riviere Binding
1882 8vols The History of England Thomas Babington Macaulay Riviere Binding

Price: £1,200.00

A beautifully bound set of Lord Macaulay's famous history of England in a Riviere and Co binding. Binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. In full tree calf bindings. Thomas Babington...

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1883 Collectanea Genealogica by Earl of Crawfurd Signed by his Son Very Scarce
1883 Collectanea Genealogica by Earl of Crawfurd Signed by his Son Very Scarce

Price: £195.00

A genealogical collection concerning the upper echelons of British society. With interesting notes and amendments in ink by 'Crawfurd', stated to be the son of Lord Crawfurd, who gained possession of the manuscript before the death...

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1884 3vol Memoirs of the Reign of George II John Croker Limited Ed Large Paper
1884 3vol Memoirs of the Reign of George II John Croker Limited Ed Large Paper

Price: £275.00

Lord Hervey's frank memoir of George II.Hervey was a courtier and political writer. It was said he had affairs with many notable figures including Anne Vane, Lady Montagu, Princess Caroline, Francesco Algarotti and possibly Prince...

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1884 J. R. Seeley The Expansion of England: Two Courses of Lectures Tauchnitz Ed
1884 J. R. Seeley The Expansion of England: Two Courses of Lectures Tauchnitz Ed

Price: £19.00

A Tauchnitz edition of The Expansion of England: Two Courses of Lectures.John Robert Seeley (1834 1895) was an English essayist and historian. The Expansion of England is a book by an English historian about the growth of the British...

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1884 REPORT Appendix London LIVERY COMPANIES Commission
1884 REPORT Appendix London LIVERY COMPANIES Commission

Price: £198.00

A scarce report of the Royal Commission into the state of the City of London Livery Companies. Containing 'The Reports and Memoranda of the Commissioners' and 'The Oral Inquiry'. 'The Oral Enquiry' includes interviews with liverymen,...

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1885 4vols History of The English People John Richard Green Illustrated Maps
1885 4vols History of The English People John Richard Green Illustrated Maps

Price: £140.00

The complete four volumes of this historical work.Comprising of the following work:Volume I: Early England 449-1071, Foreign Kings 1071-1214, The Charter 1204-1291, The Parliament 1307-1461.Volume II: The Monarchy 1461-1540, The Reformation...

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1886 2vol The Gentleman's Magazine Archaeology George Laurence Gomme
1886 2vol The Gentleman's Magazine Archaeology George Laurence Gomme

Price: £34.99

A collection of archaeological essays from The Gentlema's Magazine. Including chapters on Stone and Flint Implementation, Celtic Remains in Kent, British Villages and more. Bookplate of L. E. J. Brooke to front pastedown. Complete...

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1886-87 2vol The English Historical Review Rev Mandell Creighton History Leather
1886-87 2vol The English Historical Review Rev Mandell Creighton History Leather

Price: £190.00

Two volumes of 'The English Historical Review' edited by Rev Mandell Creighton, with work by author such as H G Keene, Oscar Browning, and S R Gardiner. The English Historical Review is the...

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1889 7Vols Lord Macaulay The History Of England From The Accession Of James II
1889 7Vols Lord Macaulay The History Of England From The Accession Of James II

Price: £75.00

Seven volumes of Macaulay's famous History of England, uniformly bound.Thomas Babington Macaulay was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history.Macaulay's...

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1890 Letters of Philip Dormer Fourth Earl of Chesterfield to His Godson Stanhope Carnarvon
1890 Letters of Philip Dormer Fourth Earl of Chesterfield to His Godson Stanhope Carnarvon

Price: £110.00

A limited edition copy of Lord Chesterfield's insight to eighteenth century society and politics; the letters he wrote to his godson. A first thus of this work, In the original half vellum binding. ...

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1890 The Testimony of Tradition David MacRitchie Illustrated British Folk Lore
1890 The Testimony of Tradition David MacRitchie Illustrated British Folk Lore

Price: £39.99

A study of British traditions from David MacRitchie, including examinations of cairns and burial mounds. Including many plates, and illustrations in the text.

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1892 Richard Jefferies The Toilers of the Field Limited Large Paper Edition
1892 Richard Jefferies The Toilers of the Field Limited Large Paper Edition

Price: £125.00

A posthumous collection of writings from this British nature writer, who published prolifically on a great many topics.English rural life runs through the majority of Jefferies' essays, novels, letters, and natural history books. The...

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1892-94 4v Short HISTORY of ENGLISH People GREEN Illus
1892-94 4v Short HISTORY of ENGLISH People GREEN Illus

Price: £659.99

An illustrated edition of Green's influential Short History in smart uniform bindings, looking great on the shelf. Complete in Four Volumes. With a selection of plates and maps. John Richard Green, 1837-1883, was an English historian....

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1893 Francis Aidan Gasquet Henvry VIII And The English Monasteries Vol. II 1stEd
1893 Francis Aidan Gasquet Henvry VIII And The English Monasteries Vol. II 1stEd

Price: £24.00

A first edition second volume of the Benedictine monk's history of his medieval brethren's suppression, with fold-out maps. Gasquet had a successful ecclesiastical career. He overcame ill health to become President...

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1893-1931 3vols Admissions to the College of St John the Evangelist Cambridge
1893-1931 3vols Admissions to the College of St John the Evangelist Cambridge

Price: £120.00

An informative three volume set of works documenting the students of St John's College, Cambridge across two centuries. A three volume set of works. Volume 1 has both parts I and II. A history...

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1894 2Vol History of Civilization in England Henry T. Buckle H.Sotheran Binding
1894 2Vol History of Civilization in England Henry T. Buckle H.Sotheran Binding

Price: £29.99

An uncommon set of Henry Thomas Buckle's History of Civilization in England. Nicely bound in full tree calf bindings, by H.Sotheran and Co.Volume one and two of the original three.

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1894 Queen Elizabeth Mandell Creighton Rebound Illustrated
1894 Queen Elizabeth Mandell Creighton Rebound Illustrated

Price: £150.00

An interesting illustrated biography of Queen Elizabeth I, written by the noted historian Mandell Creighton with some very good large format plates. Queen Elizabeth I is one of the most famous...

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1895 A Short History of the English People One Volume Edition John Richard Green
1895 A Short History of the English People One Volume Edition John Richard Green

Price: £28.00

A one-volume edition of John Richard Green's popular history.With a colour frontispiece and six further maps.With the bookplate of Arthur Stafford Crawley, Canon of Windsor, to both pastedowns. Arthur Stafford Crawley was educated...

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1895-1926 REPORTS AGRICULTURE Credit Germany Ireland
1895-1926 REPORTS AGRICULTURE Credit Germany Ireland

Price: £143.99

An interesting collection of reports and records concerning agriculture and agricultural credit. Comprising: 'The Recent Development of German Agriculture' by T.H. Middleton for the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries (1916); 'Second...

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1896 James Anthony Froude English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century Fine
1896 James Anthony Froude English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century Fine

Price: £95.00

A new edition of renowned historian James Anthony Froude's English Seaman in the Sixteenth Century.Includes chapter on 'John Hawkins and the African Slave Trade', 'Drake's Voyage Around the World', and 'The Great Expedition to the...

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1896 La Tunisie Gaston Vuillier Illustrated French Leather
1896 La Tunisie Gaston Vuillier Illustrated French Leather

Price: £110.00

A beautifully illustrated, limited edition copy of 'La Tunisie Illustree Par L'Auteur'. A interesting travel work on the northern African country, Tunisia. During this particular era, Tunisia...

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1897 London Statistics 1895-96 Vol VI County Council Population Health Labour
1897 London Statistics 1895-96 Vol VI County Council Population Health Labour

Price: £99.99

A fascinating collection of statistics on the County of London, with numerous tables and large, colourful fold-out maps. Including statistics on population, health, labour, lunacy, taxation, water and transport. Maps include the...

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1897-1911 Newspaper JUBILEE CORONATION Victoria George
1897-1911 Newspaper JUBILEE CORONATION Victoria George

Price: £330.00

A fascinating collection of news publications concerning the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (June 1897) and the Coronation of King George V (June 1911). The following items relate to the Diamond Jubilee: 'The Illustrated...

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1898 2 Vols Genealogical and Heraldic History of Landed Gentry Burke Illustrated
1898 2 Vols Genealogical and Heraldic History of Landed Gentry Burke Illustrated

Price: £175.00

A through two volume history of the landed gentry in Great Britain and Ireland from the noted genealogists, the Burke Family. Volume one covers Abney of Measham Hall to Oxley of Minster House and volume two is Reynell-Pack of Netherton...

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1898 Charles I John Skelton Biography History Stuarts Colour Illustrated Scotland England
1898 Charles I John Skelton Biography History Stuarts Colour Illustrated Scotland England

Price: £130.00

A beautifully illustrated work on Charles I by Scottish author, Sir John Skelton. Published to a high quality by renowned fine art publisher, Goupil and co. The first trade edition of this...

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1898 The Englishman's House C. J. Richardson Illustrated New Edition
1898 The Englishman's House C. J. Richardson Illustrated New Edition

Price: £65.00

A new edition of Charles James Richardson's survey of the nineteenth-century bourgeois household.C. J. Richardson (1806 - 1871) was a architect and art collector, who became chiefly known as a pioneer of the Victorian appreciation...

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1899 2Vol The History of England Lord Macaulay James II
1899 2Vol The History of England Lord Macaulay James II

Price: £45.00

A two volume set of 'The History of England' by Lord Macaulay 'The History of England from the Accession of James the Second' by Lord Macaulay, two volumes in a cloth binding. Covering a seventeen...

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1899 Fasti Etonenses History of Eton Celebrated Etonians A C Benson
1899 Fasti Etonenses History of Eton Celebrated Etonians A C Benson

Price: £39.99

A history of Eton College, told through the lives of some of its famous students. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates, some of which are coloured. Including chapters on De Quincey, Charles Simeon, Tennyson and many others....

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1899 Memoranda from a Note Book the Yorkshire Penny Bank HB Sellers Scarce 1st
1899 Memoranda from a Note Book the Yorkshire Penny Bank HB Sellers Scarce 1st

Price: £65.00

A very scarce and interesting work on the history of the 'Yorkshire Penny Bank' now known as the 'Yorkshire Bank'. Being a series of three addresses delivered to staff in 1898. This work, by...

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1899 Oliver Cromwell Samuel Rawson Gardiner Limited Edition Illustrated
1899 Oliver Cromwell Samuel Rawson Gardiner Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A profusely illustrated work exploring the life and legacy of Oliver Cromwell. Limited edition, printed on fine paper. This particular volume is number 225 of 1475. This biographical work...

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1901 2vol The Amusements of Old London William B Boulton Illustrated First Ed
1901 2vol The Amusements of Old London William B Boulton Illustrated First Ed

Price: £240.00

An interesting historical work on London. The first edition.Complete in two volumes.Illustrated throughout, with twelve hand coloured plates. The plates have been reproduced from contemporary engravings.This work discusses the sports,...

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1901, 1911 2vol Library Catalogue BISHOPSGATE INSTITUTE
1901, 1911 2vol Library Catalogue BISHOPSGATE INSTITUTE

Price: £499.99

Nicely bound library catalogues. Two full leather hardbacks with gilt lettering and decoration. Governor's copy. Scarce (Probably unique copy). First edition. The Bishopsgate Institute opened in 1895 and is a cultural institute. The...

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1902 - 1904 2vol Henry VIII James I and VI Henderson Pollard Coloured Plates Limited Editions
1902 - 1904 2vol Henry VIII James I and VI Henderson Pollard Coloured Plates Limited Editions

Price: £945.00

A set of two limited edition volumes looking at two historic British monarchs, Henry VIII, and James I, illustrated throughout with coloured frontispiece and contemporary portraits of prominent figures. ...

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1902 Francis Bacon our Shake-Speare Edwin Reed First Edition
1902 Francis Bacon our Shake-Speare Edwin Reed First Edition

Price: £99.99

A fascinating study into the Shakespeare authorship theory, as well as the plays accredited to him and their historical context. First edition. Featuring a frontispiece facsimile, portraying Francis Bacon. From the private...

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1902 John Heneage Jesse Charles The Second First Edition Quarter Calf And Vellum
1902 John Heneage Jesse Charles The Second First Edition Quarter Calf And Vellum

Price: £130.00

An excellent first edition of John Jesses history of Charles the Second, bound in quarter morocco, from the library of Voltelin Heath. Charles both lost and regained his throne. After being defeated by Oliver Cromwell...

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1902 Social Service Conditions of The Poor George Tanfield Scarce
1902 Social Service Conditions of The Poor George Tanfield Scarce

Price: £140.00

A book on the objectives of the Darlington Central Mission and Workingman's Home. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs. With chapters on subjects including the housing of the poor and the unemployed and how to...

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1902-10 2Vols John Knox Laughton The Naval Miscellany Navy Records Society Illus
1902-10 2Vols John Knox Laughton The Naval Miscellany Navy Records Society Illus

Price: £58.00

Two volumes of diverse writings on naval matters, deriving in the main from the Elizabethan period to the Napoleonic Wars. The works constitute numbers XX and XL in the series of the Navy Records Society. The...

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1902-8 3 vols Froissart's Modern Chronicles History Gou
1902-8 3 vols Froissart's Modern Chronicles History Gou

Price: £95.99

Three cloth covered hardback with decorated boards. "I have endeavoured in this little book to chronicle the political history of the last sixteen years in the spirit and language of Sir John Froissart, as if the events recorded...

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1903 Henry Tanner's Old English Doorways Illustrated
1903 Henry Tanner's Old English Doorways Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A detailed history on Old English Doorways.A Series of Historical Examples from Tudor Times to the End of the XVIII Century.Illustrated on Seventy Plates reproduced in collotype from photographs specially taken by W. Galsworthy Davie.With...

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1903 Old English Doorways by Henry Tanner Illustrated
1903 Old English Doorways by Henry Tanner Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A detailed history on Old English Doorways.A Series of Historical Examples from Tudor Times to the End of the XVIII Century.Illustrated on Seventy Plates reproduced in collotype from photographs specially taken by W. Galsworthy Davie.With...

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1903 Royal Loyal Sufferers Cecil Deedes Russell Press Stuart Series Limited Ed.
1903 Royal Loyal Sufferers Cecil Deedes Russell Press Stuart Series Limited Ed.

Price: £120.00

A beautifully bound work, regarding Wase's 'Electra', the life of King Charles II and 'The Loyall Sacrifice'. A fascinating work, which introduces the reader to some very scarce 17th century...

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1903-05 Alfred Neobard Palmer's A History of the Old Parish of Gresford
1903-05 Alfred Neobard Palmer's A History of the Old Parish of Gresford

Price: £295.00

A historical reference book by Alfred Neobard Palmer.Reprinted from the Archaeologia Cambrensis, July, 1903.Alfred Neobard Palmer (18471915) was a chemist and local historian. He published several books concerning the local history...

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1904 2vols Henry VIII Edward Hall Charles Whibley History Frontispiece
1904 2vols Henry VIII Edward Hall Charles Whibley History Frontispiece

Price: £70.00

A limited edition set discussing the tumultuous reign of one of England's most infamous monarchs, Henry VIII. Complete in two volumes. Limited edition, one of only 500. With an illustrated...

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1904 The Crown of Wild Olive John Ruskin Leather
1904 The Crown of Wild Olive John Ruskin Leather

Price: £55.00

Four interesting lectures by the influential Victorian critic and social thinker, John Ruskin. In a lovely leather binding. Series of lectures by Ruskin, first published in 1866. Includes...

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1905 Report PUBLIC HEALTH Acts Amendment Bill Committee
1905 Report PUBLIC HEALTH Acts Amendment Bill Committee

Price: £49.99

A scarce Edwardian report on the Public Health Acts Amendment Bill, containing numerous interview transcripts. 'Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed'. With a bookbinder's stamp for W. Easy, London, to the front pastedown. In...

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1905 With Togo H C Seppings Wright Illustrated Military Photographs
1905 With Togo H C Seppings Wright Illustrated Military Photographs

Price: £45.00

A fascinating piece of military history exploring the conflict between Russian and Japan in the early twentieth century. A military account of the Russo-Japanese War, with first hand account...

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1906 Constitutional Documents Puritan Revolution 1625-1660 Gardiner Third Edition Revised Uncommon
1906 Constitutional Documents Puritan Revolution 1625-1660 Gardiner Third Edition Revised Uncommon

Price: £35.00

An uncommon third edition, revised copy of 'The Constitutional Documents of the Puritan Revolution 1625-1660', selected and edited by Samuel Rawson Gardiner. Samuel Rawson Gardiner was a leading...

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1906 Report Education PROVISION MEALS Select Committee
1906 Report Education PROVISION MEALS Select Committee

Price: £44.99

A scarce Edwardian report concerning the provision of midday meals for children by the State. 'Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed'. Featuring numerous tables and interview transcripts. With a bookbinder's stamp...

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1908 Herbert A. P. Trendell Dress Worn at His Majesty's Court Plates
1908 Herbert A. P. Trendell Dress Worn at His Majesty's Court Plates

Price: £124.00

A first edition of Dress Worn at His Majesty's Court - Issued with the Authority of the Lord Chamberlain.Illustrated by coloured plates specially prepared; and containing also an appendix dealing with undress uniforms, white tropical...

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1908-1911 LAND TAXATION Transfer Acts Sinking Funds
1908-1911 LAND TAXATION Transfer Acts Sinking Funds

Price: £143.99

An interesting collection of economic records relating to the Land Transfer Acts, land taxation, and sinking funds. There is a hand written contents page listing: 'Report from the Committee on the Application of Sinking Funds in...

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1909 An Introductory History of England The Great European War Rossall First
1909 An Introductory History of England The Great European War Rossall First

Price: £130.00

A history of England, illustrated with fold-out maps and plates. First edition.  A presentation copy from Rossall School, awarded in 1910 to J. G. Barr. With a presentation label to front pastedown and the school motto to...

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1909 British and Foreign Arms and Armour Extra Illustrated First Ed C H Ashdown
1909 British and Foreign Arms and Armour Extra Illustrated First Ed C H Ashdown

Price: £145.00

Charles Ashdown's work on arms and armour.Illustrated throughout, with 42 plates and hundreds of vignettes.This is the first edition of this work.Rebound, with numerous blank leaves inserted for notes and for extra illustrations. Prior...

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1909 British Military Prints by Ralph Nevill with Plates
1909 British Military Prints by Ralph Nevill with Plates

Price: £120.00

A first edition of British Military Prints.By Ralph Nevill, Author of Old Sporting Prints, French Prints of the 18th Century, &c.With eighty-eight full page plates, many in colour.With a List of Military Prints and Books with Plates...

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1909 H B Sellers Memoranda from a Note Book on the Yorkshire Penny Bank Private Printed Jubilee
1909 H B Sellers Memoranda from a Note Book on the Yorkshire Penny Bank Private Printed Jubilee

Price: £48.00

A very scarce and interesting work on the history of the 'Yorkshire Penny Bank' now known as the 'Yorkshire Bank'. Being a series of three addresses delivered to staff in 1898 and then a further series of addresses for...

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1909 Sketches of English Life and Character by Mary R Mitford Colour Plates
1909 Sketches of English Life and Character by Mary R Mitford Colour Plates

Price: £59.99

A charming collection of sketches on English life. First edition. With many colourful plates by Stanhope A. Forbes tipped in.

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1910 The Records of the City of Norwich II Illustrated Colour Plate Folding Plan
1910 The Records of the City of Norwich II Illustrated Colour Plate Folding Plan

Price: £39.99

A historical work on the city of Norwich. With many monochrome plates, including a fold-out plan of Norwich, and one full-colour plate. Volume II only of a two part set.

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1911 2vols Palace of History Scottish Exhibition of National History Art Industry Glasgow
1911 2vols Palace of History Scottish Exhibition of National History Art Industry Glasgow

Price: £115.00

A comprehensive study of the Scottish Exhibition held in Glasgow in 1911. Written across two volumes, this work explores Scottish history, art and industry. With a foreword by the Scottish...

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1911 3 Vols Hebert Cescinsky English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century
1911 3 Vols Hebert Cescinsky English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century

Price: £300.00

Three volumes of Cescinsky's English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century.The first volume includes a "Parallel History of Europe in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, with Population of the Various Countries in the Year 1800"...

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1911 Beside The Bonnie Brier Bush Ian Maclaren Scotland Etchings
1911 Beside The Bonnie Brier Bush Ian Maclaren Scotland Etchings

Price: £18.00

A signed copy of Ian Maclaren's popular Beside The Bonnie Brier Bush, with etchings by William Hole R.S.A.Maclaren found this collection of stories to be wildly successful upon its initial publication in 1894. The illustrations...

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1911 The Pageant of British History J Edward Parrott Illustrated
1911 The Pageant of British History J Edward Parrott Illustrated

Price: £25.00

A pictorial history of Britain illustrated throughout. With illustrations by many eminent artists such as JMW Turner, G F Watts, Benjamin West, Lord LEighton, Sir John Gilbert , Ford Madox...

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1912 A Hamilton Thompson Military Architecture In England During The Middle Ages
1912 A Hamilton Thompson Military Architecture In England During The Middle Ages

Price: £34.99

A first edition of Professor A. Hamilton Thompson's Military Architecture in England During the Middle Ages.A comprehensive and detailed survey of English castles in the Middle Ages, in which an "attempt is made to trace the growth...

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1912 ENGLISH CHARACTERS Spencer Leigh Hughes Illus
1912 ENGLISH CHARACTERS Spencer Leigh Hughes Illus

Price: £36.99

Hardbound volume with green cloth covered boards and gilt title to the spine and front board, with 16 illustrations. This humorous volume contains chapters on Statesmen and Politicians, Title People, Official People, Cranks...

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1912 The Shakespeare Myth & Macbeth proves Bacon Edwin During-Lawrence Signed
1912 The Shakespeare Myth & Macbeth proves Bacon Edwin During-Lawrence Signed

Price: £170.00

A scarce pair of works from Edwin Durning-Lawrence, exploring the Shakespeare authorship theory. Neatly inscribed by the author to the endpaper. Contains the scarce work of Macbeth Proves Bacon is Shakespeare. Featuring...

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1914 2 vol Report SICKNESS BENEFIT National Insurance
1914 2 vol Report SICKNESS BENEFIT National Insurance

Price: £69.99

A scarce report on sickness benefit claims, featuring a number of tables and interview transcripts. 'Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty'. Each front pastedown has a bookbinder's stamp for Kelly and...

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1916 2vols in 4 Shakespeares England Life and Manners of His Age Bickers Binding
1916 2vols in 4 Shakespeares England Life and Manners of His Age Bickers Binding

Price: £495.00

A fascinating collection of essays by various Shakespearean scholars.Two volumes bound as four volumes.With 195 illustrations across all volumes ranging from portraits to facsimile title pages of contemporary works.In a Bickers and...

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1917 Report WELFARE BLIND Departmental Committee Health
1917 Report WELFARE BLIND Departmental Committee Health

Price: £49.99

An uncommon and interesting report on the welfare of blind people, dating from the time of the First World War. 'Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty'. Featuring numerous tables and interview transcripts. With...

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1920 British Secret Service During the Great War by Nicholas Everitt First
1920 British Secret Service During the Great War by Nicholas Everitt First

Price: £260.00

An account of the adventures of Nicholas Everitt in the Secret Service during World War I. First edition. With a foreword by Viscount Northcliffe. Label of The Times Book Club to rear pastedown.

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1922 2v English DECORATION FURNITURE Renaissance Illus
1922 2v English DECORATION FURNITURE Renaissance Illus

Price: £210.00

Two first editions from this wonderful series examining historical British decorations and furniture. Featuring a colour frontispiece and numerous black and white photographic plates. With additional illustrations, drawn...

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1922-25 Bodley Head Quartos Elizabethan Quartos
1922-25 Bodley Head Quartos Elizabethan Quartos

Price: £83.99

Three volumes of Bodley Head Quartos in a calf binding. Bodley Head Quartos, Volume XII, II, and IV. Elizabethan Quartos. The English Romayne Lyfe by Anthony Munday. Fovre Letters and certeine Sonnets by Gabriel Harvey. Kind-Hartes...

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1923 The English 1909-1922 Frank Fox A Gossip British History
1923 The English 1909-1922 Frank Fox A Gossip British History

Price: £19.99

A brief history of England in the early twentieth century from Frank Fox. Including chapters such as A Voyage of Discovery, England at Work, English Politics and many others.

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1923 The Taylor Papers Signed by Author Luddenham Davington Faversham Family
1923 The Taylor Papers Signed by Author Luddenham Davington Faversham Family

Price: £90.00

A scarce signed story of the Faversham Taylor family who's exploits have fascinated their descendants. Signed "To Leland L. Durean, with the author's kindest regards. July 1923."The Taylor family spread from Luddenham to Davington,...

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1924 R King Old Tyneside Street Cries Illus F Austin Child Local History Scarce
1924 R King Old Tyneside Street Cries Illus F Austin Child Local History Scarce

Price: £110.00

A beautiful copy of Old Tyneside Street Cries, collected by Robert King.Illustrated throughout by F Austin Child.Personally printed by Robert King at Priory Press. Part of a limited pressing of 120.This publication captures...

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1924 SANDHURST Berks Captain Gerard Ainslie Kempthorne Royal Army Medical Corps
1924 SANDHURST Berks Captain Gerard Ainslie Kempthorne Royal Army Medical Corps

Price: £89.99

A history of the Berkshire town of Sandhurst, dating from the 1920s. 'Reprinted, with permission, from the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Archeological Journal'. Gerard Ainslie Kempthorne was formerly captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps. ...

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1925 NORWICH Museum Centenary Souvenir 1825-1925 Illus
1925 NORWICH Museum Centenary Souvenir 1825-1925 Illus

Price: £69.99

A scarce presentation copy of this interesting souvenir of the centenary of Norwich Museum. Bound in the original paper wraps, with printed lettering and decoration, and a ribbon tie. Featuring numerous hand tipped photographic...

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1925-1929 3 vol Committee INDUSTRY TRADE Balfour Report
1925-1929 3 vol Committee INDUSTRY TRADE Balfour Report

Price: £239.99

An interesting set of economic works from the Committee on Industry and Trade, relating to the Balfour Report. Volume I contains 'Survey of Industrial Relations: Based on material mainly derived from official sources, with...

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1926 Arthur Weigall Wanderings in Roman Britain Illustrated First Edition
1926 Arthur Weigall Wanderings in Roman Britain Illustrated First Edition

Price: £20.00

A first edition of Arthur Weigall's Wanderings in Roman Britain.With many illustrations and 12 plates.A stage designer and author, Arthur Weigall was known predominantly as an Egyptologist though he wrote historical biographies and...

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1926 Cambridge University An Episodical History Arthur Gray Colour Illustrated
1926 Cambridge University An Episodical History Arthur Gray Colour Illustrated

Price: £95.00

An historical work on Cambridge University.Illustrated, with numerous plates both colour and monochrome of university buildings and features.Written by Arthur Gray.This work is a slightly edited reprint of the title which was...

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1926 Report NURSING HOMES SELECT COMMITTEE
1926 Report NURSING HOMES SELECT COMMITTEE

Price: £132.00

A scarce report by the Select Committee on Nursing Homes, providing an important record of the development of nursing home care. Including interview transcripts. From the Royal College of Surgeons of England Library.

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1927 London Trademen By Anthony Trollope Foreword Sadler Limited Edition 487/530
1927 London Trademen By Anthony Trollope Foreword Sadler Limited Edition 487/530

Price: £145.00

A limited numbered edition of only 530 copies printed of which only 500 were for sale, nos. 326 to 500 in the United States of America. This is number 487. First edition thus.  A collection of eleven sketches by Trollope which...

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1927 The Later Court Hands in ENGLAND 15th - 17th Century Jenkinson
1927 The Later Court Hands in ENGLAND 15th - 17th Century Jenkinson

Price: £49.99

A fascinating exploration into the distinct varieties of writing which existed side by side within England during the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth century. Really a reference copy as the plates were loose separately...

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1928 Through Merrie ENGLAND History STEVENS Bedford
1928 Through Merrie ENGLAND History STEVENS Bedford

Price: £59.99

A blue cloth hardback with decorative with pictures to frontboard and spine plus a rather scarce colour pictorial dust jacket. A delightful picture of England including the pageantry and pastimes of the village and the town. Illustrated...

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1929 DRESS Insignia Worn Majesty's COURT Illustrated Austin Hertslet
1929 DRESS Insignia Worn Majesty's COURT Illustrated Austin Hertslet

Price: £495.00

An illustrated study into the fashions of King George V of England's court. Featuring a tissue-guarded coloured frontispiece. Contains numerous coloured plates. With twenty-two pages of adverts. Two lists of court dress...

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1929 History of England George Macaulay Trevelyan Coloured Folding Maps
1929 History of England George Macaulay Trevelyan Coloured Folding Maps

Price: £34.99

Trevelyan's History of England, spanning from pre-Roman Britain to the death of Queen Victoria.Seventh impression. Illustrated with several coloured folding maps.

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1929 Proceedings Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society Fletcher Maps
1929 Proceedings Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society Fletcher Maps

Price: £24.99

An interesting publication by the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society. Featuring several folding plates, including an interesting frontispiece map of the West Moors in the 1600s. With a further 14 monochrome illustrations. The...

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1930 An Apology For St Paul's Cathedral by Canon Henry Scott Holland Bembridge
1930 An Apology For St Paul's Cathedral by Canon Henry Scott Holland Bembridge

Price: £29.99

AN interesting study of St. Paul's Cathedral by Henry Scott Holland, a canon of Christ Church, Oxford. First edition. With a prize presentation bookplate to front free endpaper from the Bembridge School on the Isle of Wight. Presented...

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1930-34 3vols England Under Queen Anne Trevalyan Blenheim Ramillies Protestant
1930-34 3vols England Under Queen Anne Trevalyan Blenheim Ramillies Protestant

Price: £120.00

Historical works by George Macaulay Trevelyan.All three volumes are illustrated throughout with maps and plans.Ten plates to volume I, a frontispiece and ten plates to volume II, a frontispiece and nine plates to volume III. Volume...

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1931 F S Oliver The Endless Adventure Vol II 1727-35 Illustrated 1st Edition
1931 F S Oliver The Endless Adventure Vol II 1727-35 Illustrated 1st Edition

Price: £40.00

A first edition of the second volume of the British political writer and businessman's historical review of the monarchy.Oliver played a reasonably prominent role in the politics of his day: he was part of the Round Table movement,...

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1932 Ramillies and the Union with Scotland George Macaulay Trevelyan Leather
1932 Ramillies and the Union with Scotland George Macaulay Trevelyan Leather

Price: £44.00

A leather bound edition of George Macaulay Trevelyan's 'Ramillies and the Union with Scotland', with folding maps. As stated by the author himself in the books preface, this book consists of...

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1933 Ernest C. Pulbrook English Country Life and Work New Issue
1933 Ernest C. Pulbrook English Country Life and Work New Issue

Price: £24.00

A new issue of Pulbrook's English Country Life and Work, first published in 1922.Pulbrook was also the author of The English Countryside.With chapters on Farmers Old and New, Religious Life Past and Present, Trading in the Country...

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1935 King Emperor's Jubilee F G H Salusbury George V Illustrated
1935 King Emperor's Jubilee F G H Salusbury George V Illustrated

Price: £19.99

A commemorative work, celebrating the Silver Jubilee of George V. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs and a coloured frontispiece.

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1935 Pearson Morant Portraiture of Oliver Cromwell Wilkinson Head
1935 Pearson Morant Portraiture of Oliver Cromwell Wilkinson Head

Price: £295.00

A scarce work on Oliver Cromwell and authenticity of the Wilkinson Head.With 107 plates.  Following the death of Oliver Cromwell on 3 September 1658, he was given a public funeral at Westminster Abbey, equal to those of monarchs...

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1936-52 2vol Illustrated London News Lying in State George V and George VI
1936-52 2vol Illustrated London News Lying in State George V and George VI

Price: £65.00

Two issues of The Illustrated London News, published to commemorate the deaths of Kings George V and VI. Featuring many photographs of the lives and reigns of both kings. With advertisements to the rear of each volume. King George...

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1937 Old England Illustrated English Paintings Of The 18th 19th Centuries First
1937 Old England Illustrated English Paintings Of The 18th 19th Centuries First

Price: £19.99

Old England Illustrated By English Paintings Of The 18th and Early 19th Centuries by R. H. Mottram. First edition. With forty-eight plates of reproductions from English Paintings by various artists including Morland, Turner and Constable. Ralph...

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