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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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1685 A Perfect Copy of all the Summons of the Nobility William Dugdale Heraldry
1685 A Perfect Copy of all the Summons of the Nobility William Dugdale Heraldry

Price: £245.00

A smartly bound copy of this early work on British heraldry and nobility. Penned by an influential scholar who was key to the development of medieval history in academia. Rebound in a smart...

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1713 The Northern Atalantis or York Spy Captain Bland York Limited Ed
1713 The Northern Atalantis or York Spy Captain Bland York Limited Ed

Price: £45.00

A limited edition copy reprint copy of 'The Northern Atalantis of York Spy' a scarce parody work from the eighteenth century. A limited edition reprint, of which there are only 250 standard...

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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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1769 - 1775 10vol Description of England and Wales Illustrated
1769 - 1775 10vol Description of England and Wales Illustrated

Price: £650.00

A complete ten volume set about the history of England and Wales, exploring the counties of both countries, illustrated with two-hundred and forty plates. Complete in ten volumes. This set...

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1769 Introduction to the History and Antiquities of Scotland Goodall Tytler
1769 Introduction to the History and Antiquities of Scotland Goodall Tytler

Price: £110.00

A interesting look at the history of Scotland, going into fascinating detail, original written by William Goodall. A fascinating essay on the history of Scotland. This works looks at the different...

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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 2vol The History of Manchester Reverend Whitaker
1773 2vol The History of Manchester Reverend Whitaker

Price: £225.00

The first half of John Whitaker's interesting history of Manchester, in a smart tree calf binding. In two volumes, being part one of Whitaker's work on Manchester, the second part first published...

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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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1787 John Topham Liber Quotidianus Contrarotulatoris Garderobae Edward I
1787 John Topham Liber Quotidianus Contrarotulatoris Garderobae Edward I

Price: £100.00

An uncommon account of Edward I's wardrobe account, with an analytical introduction by English official, antiquary and librarian John Topham. This work transcribes the wardrobe account of Edward...

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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 Authentic Copies of Letters Between H. Clinton and Commissioners Uncommon
1793 Authentic Copies of Letters Between H. Clinton and Commissioners Uncommon

Price: £125.00

An uncommon collection of letters from Henry Clinton, a British Army officer, to the commissioners for auditing the public accounts. Henry Clinton was a British Army officer best known for his...

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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 The History of Mary Queen of Scots Thomas Robertson Second Ed Very Scarce
1793 The History of Mary Queen of Scots Thomas Robertson Second Ed Very Scarce

Price: £390.00

The very scarce second edition of this fascinating historical work by noted historian and theologian Thomas Robertson. ESTC Citation No. T73938. Very scarce. The second edition of the work....

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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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1795 Thomas Brydson Summary View of Heraldry Chivalry Feudal System
1795 Thomas Brydson Summary View of Heraldry Chivalry Feudal System

Price: £140.00

A smartly bound copy of this essay on heraldry by Thomas Brydson. An interesting essay on heraldry, intending to introduce those unacquainted with the subject to discover it, with references...

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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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1802-03 39vol The British Essayists Alexander Chalmers Frontispiece
1802-03 39vol The British Essayists Alexander Chalmers Frontispiece

Price: £650.00

A thirty-nine volume collection of essays from prominent British Essayists. Incomplete, as lacking volumes VII, XVII, XXIX, XXXI, XXXVIII, and XLII, with thirty-nine volumes present here in...

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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 Evening Amusements William Frend Beauty of the Heaven Scarce
1808 Evening Amusements William Frend Beauty of the Heaven Scarce

Price: £125.00

A scarce work by William Frend on the astronomical observations for the year 1808, with illustrations throughout. 'Evening Amusements' is an interesting observation on the astronomical circumstances...

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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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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 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 2vol Cavis Calendaria Analysis of the Calendar John Brady
1815 2vol Cavis Calendaria Analysis of the Calendar John Brady

Price: £75.00

A two volume set of John Brady's look at the history of significant days of the year. Complete in two volumes. This work looks at the history of significant days of the year, including saints...

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1815 The History of the Kings of England Rev John Sharpe First Ed Translation
1815 The History of the Kings of England Rev John Sharpe First Ed Translation

Price: £375.00

The first English translation of 12th century historian William of Malmesbury's history of the Kings of England, otherwise known as his 'Gesta Regum Anglorum'. A scarce work. With a biography...

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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 A Historical Survey of the Customs of Gypsies John Hoyland First Edition
1816 A Historical Survey of the Customs of Gypsies John Hoyland First Edition

Price: £255.00

The first edition of this analytical work regarding Romani people by scholar and Quaker, John Hoyland. With the bookplate of Sir Thomas Munro, 1st Baronet, the Governor of Madras. This fascinating...

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1816 Evening Amusements Beauty of the Heavens William Frend Scarce
1816 Evening Amusements Beauty of the Heavens William Frend Scarce

Price: £120.00

An interesting and very scarce astronomical analysis of the year 1816. A very scarce work. 'Evening Amusements' is an interesting observation on the astronomical circumstances in 1816, including...

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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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1820 The Black Book or Corruption Unmasked John Wade Clergy Debt First Edition
1820 The Black Book or Corruption Unmasked John Wade Clergy Debt First Edition

Price: £125.00

The first edition of this exposition of various authoritative bodies, to inspire political change in the early nineteenth century. Being John Wade's best known work, this insightful tirade was the expose that the nineteenth...

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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 2 Vol in 1 Royal Visit to Scotland Blackwood's Edinburgh Mag Folding Plates
1822 2 Vol in 1 Royal Visit to Scotland Blackwood's Edinburgh Mag Folding Plates

Price: £120.00

Two volumes bound as one, both documenting King George IV's 1822 visit to Edinburgh, illustrated with folding plates. Two volumes bound as one. 'A Historical Account of His Majesty's Visit...

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1822 2vol Memoires of the Last Ten Years of George II Reign Horace Walpole Illus
1822 2vol Memoires of the Last Ten Years of George II Reign Horace Walpole Illus

Price: £175.00

Horace Walpole's politically fuelled memoir of the last decade of George II's reign. A fascinating contemporaneous account of this historical period. The first edition of this work. With...

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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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1824 Georgii III Regis Rover Calder Salter Hebble Bridge Act
1824 Georgii III Regis Rover Calder Salter Hebble Bridge Act

Price: £27.00

A very scarce piece of legal history in the form of an act commissioned by the monarch George III. A very scarce work. An interest act proposing extending the navigation of the River Calder...

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1825 2vol Memoirs of Elizabeth Stuart Queen of Bohemia Miss Benger
1825 2vol Memoirs of Elizabeth Stuart Queen of Bohemia Miss Benger

Price: £140.00

A fascinating biographical work on Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, in two volumes. The first edition of this work. Written by Miss Benger, an author who penned biographies on other women...

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1825 2vol Memoirs of Samuel Pepys Lord Braybrooke First Ed Philip Worsley Wood
1825 2vol Memoirs of Samuel Pepys Lord Braybrooke First Ed Philip Worsley Wood

Price: £3,350.00

The first printed edition of this famous contemporaneous account of the fire of London. Edited by Lord Braybrooke using John Smith's transcription of the original diary. Illustrated, with a...

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1825 Introduction To Heraldry Hugh Clark Illustrated Rebound Leather
1825 Introduction To Heraldry Hugh Clark Illustrated Rebound Leather

Price: £220.00

An attractively rebound volume by Hugh Clark, offering a introduction into the study of heraldry. Rebound, lacking the title page and content pages. Due to lacking title page the date and...

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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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1827-1830 6vols The History of Scotland John Struthers James Aikman Folding Map First Edition
1827-1830 6vols The History of Scotland John Struthers James Aikman Folding Map First Edition

Price: £900.00

A uniformly bound collection of these two charming sets of influential Scottish historical works, with a informative folding map and many other portraits. Contains The History of Scotland by...

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1828 Papers Relative to the Marriage of King James to Princess Anna Very Scarce
1828 Papers Relative to the Marriage of King James to Princess Anna Very Scarce

Price: £190.00

This is a very interesting and very scarce historical work on the marriage of James VI and Anna of Denmark. A very scarce work. James VI was the only son of Mary Queen of Scots, and he succeeded...

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1828 The Tourist's Companion History of Ripon Illus Folding Plates Very Scarce
1828 The Tourist's Companion History of Ripon Illus Folding Plates Very Scarce

Price: £98.00

A very scarce work, exploring the history of the cathedral city of Ripon, in North Yorkshire. Rare in the original wrappers. Fifth edition. A very scarce volume in any form. A tourists companion...

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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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1831 Henry Pestalozzi Plan of Education E. Biber Very Scarce
1831 Henry Pestalozzi Plan of Education E. Biber Very Scarce

Price: £110.00

Illustrative of the Practical Parts of His Method By E. Biber ...

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1831 Records of Oxford Founders Joseph Skelton Illustrated
1831 Records of Oxford Founders Joseph Skelton Illustrated

Price: £340.00

An illustrated work looking at the history of various colleges within Oxford University, written by the engraver Joseph Skelton. 'Records of Oxford Founders' is a history of the founding of...

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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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1834 History of Mary Queen of Scots A Fragment Adam Blackwood Translated
1834 History of Mary Queen of Scots A Fragment Adam Blackwood Translated

Price: £140.00

A English translation of Adam Blackwood's 'History of Mary Queen of Scots' as sympathetic take on the life and reign of this Scottish monarch. Rebound. Translated from the original French...

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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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1835 The Black Book Exposition of Abuses Church and State John Wade
1835 The Black Book Exposition of Abuses Church and State John Wade

Price: £48.00

An early edition of this important and interesting work on the abuses of church and state, 'The Black Book'. An enlarged and corrected new edition of this work published in 1835, being first...

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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 3vols Illustrations of British History Biography and Manners Edmund Lodge
1838 3vols Illustrations of British History Biography and Manners Edmund Lodge

Price: £450.00

A three volume set works exploring the history of Britain under several monarchs, bound in an attractive half calf binding. Complete in 3 volumes. Second edition, with additions, revised...

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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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1840 The History and Mystery Scarborough Lancasterian Schools Davies Very Scarce
1840 The History and Mystery Scarborough Lancasterian Schools Davies Very Scarce

Price: £170.00

A very scarce copy of this history of Scarborough.

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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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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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1846 History of Counter-Revolution in England Charles II James II Armand Carrel
1846 History of Counter-Revolution in England Charles II James II Armand Carrel

Price: £35.00

An interesting history of the plan to overthrow King James II of England, with a short history of James' reign included. This work is an interesting look at the lead up to what has become known...

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1847 Memoirs Life Times Sir Christopher Hatton Nicolas First Edition Uncommon
1847 Memoirs Life Times Sir Christopher Hatton Nicolas First Edition Uncommon

Price: £240.00

An uncommon first edition copy of Sir Harris Nicolas's biography of Sir Christopher Hatton in an attractive polished calf binding with marbled endpapers and textblock. Sir Christopher Hatton...

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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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1848 Chronicles of the Crusades Devizes Vinsauf Joinville Illustrated Colour
1848 Chronicles of the Crusades Devizes Vinsauf Joinville Illustrated Colour

Price: £70.00

A fascinating collection of three contemporary narratives of the Crusades, in an attractive polished calf binding. Translated from the original Latin into English. This copy contains a lovely...

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1848 History of The Abbey and Palace John Parker Lawson Illus Scarce
1848 History of The Abbey and Palace John Parker Lawson Illus Scarce

Price: £55.00

A scarce work exploring this important the history of the building of Holyroodhouse, in the centre of Edinburgh. Scarce. A fascinating history of the abbey and palace of Holyroodhouse. ...

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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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1849 Worcester in Olden Times John Noake History Local Interest Scarce
1849 Worcester in Olden Times John Noake History Local Interest Scarce

Price: £55.00

A interesting work of localised British history exploring the city of the town of Worcester. Scarce. A fascinating work of Worcester history, by the prolific writer John Noake. Exploring the...

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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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1852 2vol Henry Schroeder The Annals of Yorkshire Early Edition History England
1852 2vol Henry Schroeder The Annals of Yorkshire Early Edition History England

Price: £28.00

A comprehensive historical work on Yorkshire from the 'earliest period' to the mid nineteenth century, (1852). Being an early edition of this work, which had its first edition a year earlier. ...

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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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1853-4 7vols History of England Peace of Utrecht Peace of Versailles Lord Mahon
1853-4 7vols History of England Peace of Utrecht Peace of Versailles Lord Mahon

Price: £790.00

A uniformly bound seven volume set of works by the fifth Earl of Stanhope, Philip Henry Stanhope. In seven volumes. Third edition, revised. Rebacked, and in a uniform calf binding, with...

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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 2vols History of Richard Cromwell and the Restoration of Charles II Guizot
1856 2vols History of Richard Cromwell and the Restoration of Charles II Guizot

Price: £135.00

A two volume set of Guizot's interesting history of the restoration of the English monarchy. Complete in two volumes. Part of Francois Guizot's 'History of English Revolution' series, these...

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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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1859 2vols The Pictorial History of Scotland A.D. 79 to 1749 James Taylor Illus
1859 2vols The Pictorial History of Scotland A.D. 79 to 1749 James Taylor Illus

Price: £265.00

A handsome two volume set of works explore the early history of Scotland up until the eighteenth century. Undated, dated using Copac. Complete in two volumes. Written James Taylor, assisted...

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1859-60 5vols in 1 Five Edifying Historical Sketches Rebound
1859-60 5vols in 1 Five Edifying Historical Sketches Rebound

Price: £240.00

An attractively bound five volume set of works largely authored by the priest, John Mason Neale. A handsomely rebound collection of works, four of which are attributed to the author John Mason...

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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 Tudor Froude William Thomas
1861 The Pilgrim Life and Actions of Henry VIII Tudor Froude William Thomas

Price: £225.00

'The Pilgrim' is an analysis of the reign of possibly the most famous historical English monarch, King Henry VIII. The work was was written by William Thomas, who was a clerk of the council...

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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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1867 The Early Years of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort C. Grey Second Ed
1867 The Early Years of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort C. Grey Second Ed

Price: £24.00

A second edition copy of this work of British royal history, exploring the early years of Prince Albert, the royal consort of Queen Victoria. Second edition. With the booksellers label to...

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1868 Congregationalism in Yorkshire James G Miall Church History
1868 Congregationalism in Yorkshire James G Miall Church History

Price: £29.00

An interesting work of religious work exploring the history of the church from the perceptive of the northern county of England, Yorkshire. An uncommon volume. This work explores the history...

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1869 History of the Anglo-Saxons Francis Palgrave Illustrated
1869 History of the Anglo-Saxons Francis Palgrave Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A smartly bound copy of this interesting and thorough history of Anglo-Saxons in Great Britain. The Anglo-Saxons inhabited Great Britain from the fifth century, and this history describes in...

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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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1870 The History of Roche Abbey Illustrated James Abeling Yorkshire
1870 The History of Roche Abbey Illustrated James Abeling Yorkshire

Price: £105.00

A uncommon work documenting the design and history of this Grade II listed building, situated in the parish of Maltby in the South of Yorkshire. An uncommon volume. Roche Abbey is a now ruined...

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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 2vol in1 Memoirs of Missionary Priests Rev Dr Challoner Illustrated
1874 2vol in1 Memoirs of Missionary Priests Rev Dr Challoner Illustrated

Price: £40.00

An illustrated work looking missionary priests who died in England due to religious accounts between 1577 and 1684. This work looks at missionary priests, intended as a supplement to English...

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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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1875 2vol History of the Scottish Highlands Clans Regiments Tartan John S Keltie
1875 2vol History of the Scottish Highlands Clans Regiments Tartan John S Keltie

Price: £190.00

A history of the Scottish highlands, beautifully illustrated throughout. Edited by John S. Keltie the work explores the culture and history of the region. First edition (Copac). Complete in...

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1875 Historic Scenes in Forfarshire William Marshall First Edition Scarce
1875 Historic Scenes in Forfarshire William Marshall First Edition Scarce

Price: £44.00

A first edition copy of the 'Historic Scenes in Forfarshire', exploring the history of the four divided districts of the old county: the Maritime, the Sidlaw, the Strathmore, and the Grampian. ...

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1876 Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey Arthur Penrhyn Stanley Illus
1876 Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey Arthur Penrhyn Stanley Illus

Price: £55.00

A charming volume exploring the history of this iconic London landmark, profusely illustrated throughout. A fascinating insight into the history of Westminster Abbey, written by one of it's...

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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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1878 3vols Mayhall's Annals of Yorkshire John Mayhall History Frontis Illus.
1878 3vols Mayhall's Annals of Yorkshire John Mayhall History Frontis Illus.

Price: £125.00

An attractive three volume set exploring the expansive history of the county of Yorkshire. Complete in three volume. Uncommon to find a complete set. A three volume set documenting the history...

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1878 History Antiquities Deanery of Craven York Whitaker Illustrated Folding
1878 History Antiquities Deanery of Craven York Whitaker Illustrated Folding

Price: £860.00

A lovely third edition copy of 'The History and Antiquities of the Deanery of Craven in the County of York' by the noted English clergyman and topographer, Thomas Dunham Whitaker. This copy...

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1879-1880 3vol Royal Windsor William Hepworth Dixon Illustrated Folding Plate
1879-1880 3vol Royal Windsor William Hepworth Dixon Illustrated Folding Plate

Price: £55.00

A fascinating study of Windsor Castle and its illustrious history by the notable English historian and traveller William Hepworth Dixon. In writing this text, Dixon was permitted by Queen Victoria...

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1879-1880 4vol Royal Windsor Dixon Illustrated Folding Plate First Edition
1879-1880 4vol Royal Windsor Dixon Illustrated Folding Plate First Edition

Price: £90.00

A fascinating study of Windsor Castle and its illustrious history by the notable English historian and traveller William Hepworth Dixon. In writing this text, Dixon was permitted by Queen Victoria...

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1880 3vol A History of the Reign of Queen Anne Burton First Edition
1880 3vol A History of the Reign of Queen Anne Burton First Edition

Price: £175.00

A fascinating history of the life and reign of Queen Anne by the notable Scottish advocate, historian and economist John Hill Burton. Complete in three volumes, in the publisher's original...

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1881-89 7vols Old Yorkshire William Smith Rev Robert Collyer New Series
1881-89 7vols Old Yorkshire William Smith Rev Robert Collyer New Series

Price: £125.00

Seven volumes of this periodical on Yorkshire, edited by William Smith. Beautifully illustrated. Being volumes I-V of the original series and volumes I and II of the 'New Series'. This work...

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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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1882 Origin and History of the Bradford Grammar School W. Claridge Illus
1882 Origin and History of the Bradford Grammar School W. Claridge Illus

Price: £60.00

A important historical account of the Bradford Grammar School, illustrated with portraits and sketches of the school buildings. A delightful work of local interest. An attractive volume offering...

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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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1884 Sketches of The Clans of Scotland Colour Illustrations First Ed
1884 Sketches of The Clans of Scotland Colour Illustrations First Ed

Price: £90.00

A beautifully illustrated guide to the various tartans of Scotland. The first edition of the work. Collated complete with twenty two full page coloured plates of tartan patterns. In this...

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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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1885 Debrett's Baronetage Knightage Companionage Mair Illustrated Advertisements
1885 Debrett's Baronetage Knightage Companionage Mair Illustrated Advertisements

Price: £75.00

A fascinating reference guide to the United Kingdom’s titled families, published in 1885, the '77th Year of Publication' of the work. A 'Library Edition'. Complete with copious contemporary...

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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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1887 The History of Conisborough Castle with Glimpses of Invanhoe-Land Smith
1887 The History of Conisborough Castle with Glimpses of Invanhoe-Land Smith

Price: £65.00

A uncommon limited edition history of Conisborough Castle by Henry Ecroyd Smith, illustrated throughout. Limited edition, with only 150 copies printed. Conisborough Castle is a medieval fortification...

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1888 Memorials of the West Historical Descriptive Illustrated WH Hamilton Rogers
1888 Memorials of the West Historical Descriptive Illustrated WH Hamilton Rogers

Price: £80.00

A selection of essays on the South West of England, its people and places, complemented by illustrations. With discussions on Beer, Malborough, Wadham and many individuals. Accompanied by many...

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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 Scottish Regalia Illus Folding Plate Reid Brook Author Presentation Signed
1890 Scottish Regalia Illus Folding Plate Reid Brook Author Presentation Signed

Price: £140.00

A fascinating history of the Scottish regalia, illustrated throughout, and signed by the author. Author's signature to the recto to the front free endpaper, 'With best wishes from Alexander...

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1890 The Sheffield Assay Office Arnold T. Watson Silver Trade
1890 The Sheffield Assay Office Arnold T. Watson Silver Trade

Price: £55.00

A very scarce volume, ideal for those with an interest in the industry and trade of the city of Sheffield. A paper read before the Sheffield Literary and Philosophical Society, October 1st,...

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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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1892-94 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 The Century Progress Commerce Yorkshire Illus History
1893 The Century Progress Commerce Yorkshire Illus History

Price: £70.00

A illustrated volume explores the history of industry and commerce in the county of Yorkshire, in the North of England. A lovely example of this historic work of local interest, exploring the...

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1893 The History of Brighouse Rastrick and Hipperholme 1st Ed Signed J H Turner
1893 The History of Brighouse Rastrick and Hipperholme 1st Ed Signed J H Turner

Price: £225.00

The very scarce large paper edition of this historical work on the West Yorkshire area of Brighouse, Rastrick and Hipperholme. Signed by the author to the title page. With the author's signature...

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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 4vol Memoirs of the Reign of King George III Walpole Limited Edition
1894 4vol Memoirs of the Reign of King George III Walpole Limited Edition

Price: £125.00

An uncommon limited edition copy of Horace Walpole's 'Memoirs of the Reign of King George III', edited by G. F. Russell Barker and illustrated throughout. Horatio (or Horace) Walpole, was an...

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1894 Fifty Years at St. Jude's Bradford 1843-1893 Illustrated Scarce
1894 Fifty Years at St. Jude's Bradford 1843-1893 Illustrated Scarce

Price: £48.00

A charming work of local interest exploring the fifty year history of the parish of St. Jude's in Bradford Yorkshire. Very scarce. With previous owners ink inscription to the front pastedown....

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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 History of The Welsh Church Dissolution of Monasteries Rev E J Newell First
1895 History of The Welsh Church Dissolution of Monasteries Rev E J Newell First

Price: £40.00

A interesting work of Welsh history exploring the progression of the Welsh church. First edition. Written by Rev. E. J. Newell, the author of other notable religious works 'A Popular History...

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1895-1911 9vol Navy Records Society
1895-1911 9vol Navy Records Society

Price: £335.00

A mixed volume set of publications by the Navy Records Society, from 1895 to 1911. The Navy Records society publish rare and original documents on naval history. It was established in 1893...

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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 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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1899 2vol Life of Wellington Maxwell Illustrated First Edition Folding Maps
1899 2vol Life of Wellington Maxwell Illustrated First Edition Folding Maps

Price: £45.00

A fascinating biography of the Duke of Wellington by renowned man of letters, Sir Herbert Maxwell. This text examines both the military and civil life of the notable nineteenth century figure,...

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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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1900 Historical Sketches Great Horton James Parker Tramways Very Scarce
1900 Historical Sketches Great Horton James Parker Tramways Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A very scarce work exploring the history and opening of the tramways of Lidget Green Tramway, in Great Horton West Yorkshire. A lovely piece of local history, perfect those with an interest in the tramways of England. ...

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1900 Our Fleet To-Day Captain and Its Development S. Eardley-Wilmot Illustrated
1900 Our Fleet To-Day Captain and Its Development S. Eardley-Wilmot Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A greatly revised second edition copy of Captain S. Eardley-Wilmot work of naval history, with numerous illustrations of naval ships throughout. Second edition. In its first edition the work...

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