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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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1654 Florum Historiae 1st Ed Scarce Richard Smith Ecclesiastical History Latin
1654 Florum Historiae 1st Ed Scarce Richard Smith Ecclesiastical History Latin

Price: £450.00

The first edition of this Latin work regarding the ecclesiastical history of England. Written in the seventeenth century, this is a very scarce work by the once Vicar Apostolic of England, Richard Smith. ...

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1661 Ecclesia Restaurata or the History of the Reformation First Edition Heylyn
1661 Ecclesia Restaurata or the History of the Reformation First Edition Heylyn

Price: £475.00

The first edition of this near-contemporary history regarding the Religious reformation in England by ecclesiastic and author, Peter Heylyn. A fascinating work that analyses and narrates the...

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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 A Short View of the Late Troubles in England Civil War Restoration
1681 A Short View of the Late Troubles in England Civil War Restoration

Price: £950.00

The first edition of this Civil War history by William Dugdale. With an engraved frontispiece and illustrated title page. A fascinating, politically charged work which is told from a Royalist perspective. ...

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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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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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1694 Le Caractere de la Reine Elizabet Bohun Very Scarce French
1694 Le Caractere de la Reine Elizabet Bohun Very Scarce French

Price: £180.00

A very scarce French translation of Edmund Bohun's fascinating study of the character of Queen Elizabeth I. Studying her personal virtue and defects, her policies, the methods of her government...

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1702 The Triumphs of William III Battles Sieges Sea Beek Very Scarce 1st Ed
1702 The Triumphs of William III Battles Sieges Sea Beek Very Scarce 1st Ed

Price: £380.00

A very scarce English translation of this beautifully illustrated synopsis of William of Orange's triumphs. An early edition of the English language edition of this work, translated from the...

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1705-1712 3vol in 6 Clarendon History Rebellion Civil Wars England
1705-1712 3vol in 6 Clarendon History Rebellion Civil Wars England

Price: £1,600.00

A mixed edition collection in their original bindings, of the most influential contemporary history of the Civil War, 'The History Of The Rebellion and Civil Wars In England' by Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon. ...

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1707 3vol in 6 History Rebellion Civil Wars England Clarendon Second Octavo Edition
1707 3vol in 6 History Rebellion Civil Wars England Clarendon Second Octavo Edition

Price: £950.00

A leather bound second octavo edition of the most influential contemporary history of the Civil War, 'The History Of The Rebellion and Civil Wars In England' by Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon. ...

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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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1729 3 Vol in 1 Histoire des Revolutions D'Angleterre Pierre-Joseph of Orleans
1729 3 Vol in 1 Histoire des Revolutions D'Angleterre Pierre-Joseph of Orleans

Price: £340.00

A French work on the history of English Revolutions, written by the French historian Pierre-Joseph of Orleans. With a frontispiece. Complete, being three volumes bound as one. In the original...

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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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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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1745 Chronicon Preciosum An Account of English Gold and Silver Money Fleetwood
1745 Chronicon Preciosum An Account of English Gold and Silver Money Fleetwood

Price: £345.00

Bishop Fleetwood's fascinating exploration of Briti

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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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1758-59 9vol History of England T. Smollett Illustrated Folding Maps 2nd 3rd Ed
1758-59 9vol History of England T. Smollett Illustrated Folding Maps 2nd 3rd Ed

Price: £475.00

A nine volume set (of 10) of Tobias Smollett's 'History of England', illustrated throughout, including with folding plates to Volume I all with the original binding. A nine volume set, lacking...

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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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1767-71 2vol The History and Life of King Henry the Second George Lord Lyttelton
1767-71 2vol The History and Life of King Henry the Second George Lord Lyttelton

Price: £190.00

Two volumes from George Lyttelton's biographical work on King Henry II. In lovely contemporary bindings, this comprehensive work looks at this esteemed monarch. Lacking volume II, and IV, being...

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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 2vol in1 The City Remembrancer Fire of London Great Storm Defoe Gideon
1769 2vol in1 The City Remembrancer Fire of London Great Storm Defoe Gideon

Price: £975.00

Two separate essays from the scarce title, 'The City Remembrancer'. Being a contemporaneous account of The Fire of London and the Great Storm of 1703. These two works comprise of volume II...

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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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1771 4vols History of England Earliest Time to the Death of George II Goldsmith
1771 4vols History of England Earliest Time to the Death of George II Goldsmith

Price: £300.00

A delightful four volume set of historical work by Oliver Goldsmith, in a uniform calf binding with gilt to the spines. A first edition copy of this work. Complete in four volumes. Handsomely...

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1771-8 3vols Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland Sir John Dalrymple Second Ed
1771-8 3vols Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland Sir John Dalrymple Second Ed

Price: £1,240.00

The complete three volumes of Sir John Dalrymple's comprehensive history of Great Britain and Ireland from the dissolution of the last Parliament of Charles II until the turn of the eighteenth century. ...

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1772-1809 22 vols Archaeologia: Miscellaneous Tracts Folding Plates Colour Illustrated
1772-1809 22 vols Archaeologia: Miscellaneous Tracts Folding Plates Colour Illustrated

Price: £2,350.00

Twenty two fascinating volumes from the Society of Antiquaries of London's monumental 'Archaeologia'; copiously illustrated throughout with in-text illustrations and plates, many of which are folding and or coloured....

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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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1778 A Treatise On Agistment Tithe Thomas Bateman Second Edition Half Calf
1778 A Treatise On Agistment Tithe Thomas Bateman Second Edition Half Calf

Price: £130.00

A pleasing copy of this scarce work from the eighteenth century explore the tithe system of the eighteenth century. Rebound in a half calf binding, with marbled paper covered boards and new...

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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 2vol The History of Scotland Gilbert Stuart Leather Yarborough Appuldurcombe
1782 2vol The History of Scotland Gilbert Stuart Leather Yarborough Appuldurcombe

Price: £320.00

A complete two volume set of Gilbert Stuart's fascinating history of Scotland, with particular emphasis on the life of Mary, Queen of Scots who reigned over Scotland from 1542 to 1567. Gilbert...

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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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1785 5vol The History of England From Revolution to George II T. Smollet
1785 5vol The History of England From Revolution to George II T. Smollet

Price: £425.00

Five complete volumes of Tobias Smollett's continuation of 'The History of England', carrying on from David Hume's work in an original binding. Complete in five volumes. Five volumes of Tobias...

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1785-87 6 Vol in 3 Antiquities of England and Wales Frances Grose Illus
1785-87 6 Vol in 3 Antiquities of England and Wales Frances Grose Illus

Price: £875.00

Francis Grose's extensive work on the historical monuments and antiquities in England and Wales, illustrated profusely throughout. Six volumes in three. A new edition. 'The Antiquities of...

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1786 A Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain and Ireland R Beatson
1786 A Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain and Ireland R Beatson

Price: £70.00

A uncommon work of British and Irish History, documenting the important clerical, political and military figures over three centuries. In three parts. First edition (Copac). An interesting...

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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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1791 Report of the Trials of the Rioters Warwick Baron Perryn Very Scarce 1st
1791 Report of the Trials of the Rioters Warwick Baron Perryn Very Scarce 1st

Price: £275.00

A very scarce first edition of this account of the 1791 Birmingham Riots, presided over by Richard Perryn. A very scarce work. The first edition of this work. An account of the 1791 Priestley...

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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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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 Memoirs of the Peers of England James the First Egerton Brydges Illus 1st
1802 Memoirs of the Peers of England James the First Egerton Brydges Illus 1st

Price: £90.00

The first edition of this collection of memoirs on British Peers during the reign of James I, illustrated throughout, written by Egerton Brydges. The first edition of this work. A large paper...

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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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1803 2vol The History of the County of Gloucester Thomas Rudge Illus Maps
1803 2vol The History of the County of Gloucester Thomas Rudge Illus Maps

Price: £250.00

The first edition of this comprehensive guide to Gloucester by topographer and antiquarian, Thomas Rudge. Rebound, in smart full calf bindings. Illustrated, with a frontispiece map and one...

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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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1805 History of the Anglo-Saxons Manners Government Poetry Sharon Turner 1st
1805 History of the Anglo-Saxons Manners Government Poetry Sharon Turner 1st

Price: £250.00

The first edition of this final volume in Sharon Turner's 'History of the Anglo-Saxons', with a great deal of information on their political, secular, and religious life. The first edition of...

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1805 History of the City and Cathedral of Lichfield John Jackson First Thus
1805 History of the City and Cathedral of Lichfield John Jackson First Thus

Price: £130.00

A very smart copy of this historical look at Lichfield city and cathedral. A first thus, being the first expanded edition. The first expanded edition. This work was first issued in 1795, with...

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1805 The Farmer's Calendar Arthur Young Agriculture Uncommon Sixth Edition
1805 The Farmer's Calendar Arthur Young Agriculture Uncommon Sixth Edition

Price: £60.00

An uncommon work of a agricultural history by the noted writer and agriculturalist, Arthur Young. Uncommon. The sixth edition, greatly enlarged and improved. Written by Arthur Young, the...

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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 3vol The History of England From the Earliest Dawn G C Lyttleton Illus
1808 3vol The History of England From the Earliest Dawn G C Lyttleton Illus

Price: £600.00

A mixed edition set of this beautifully illustrated historical work. Uniformly rebound in a lovely half calf binding. Collated using the binder's directions to the rear of volume III. 'Philip...

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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 History of James II Introductory Chapter Charles James Fox First Edition
1808 History of James II Introductory Chapter Charles James Fox First Edition

Price: £350.00

A first edition copy of the History of James II, focusing on the early years of his reign. First edition. This particular work was written by Charles James Fox. Unfinished at the time of...

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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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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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1810-11 2vols History of Kingdom of Ireland Wars of English Scotland Burton
1810-11 2vols History of Kingdom of Ireland Wars of English Scotland Burton

Price: £150.00

A two volumes of historical writing by the published, Nicholas Crouch, under the pseudonym, Richard Burton. A interesting two volume set of works. The early volume documents the Wars of England,...

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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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1811 The History and Antiquities of Gloucester Thomas Rudge Illus Abbey First Ed
1811 The History and Antiquities of Gloucester Thomas Rudge Illus Abbey First Ed

Price: £155.00

The one volume edition of Thomas Rudge's comprehensive historical guide to Gloucester. Rebound, in a very smart quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. The first edition of this work,...

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1812 Beauties of England and Wales Vol XVI Yorkshire Bigland Illustrated Scarce
1812 Beauties of England and Wales Vol XVI Yorkshire Bigland Illustrated Scarce

Price: £125.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating topographical and historical study of Yorkshire by John Bigland. This work is volume XVI from the 'The Beauties of England and Wales' series,...

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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 History of the City of Chester Foundation to Present Time G Cuitt Scarce
1815 History of the City of Chester Foundation to Present Time G Cuitt Scarce

Price: £290.00

A very scarce work of local history exploring the city of Chester. This interesting work offers an insight into the formation of the city. A very scarce work of local interest. Anonymously...

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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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1818 3vol Historical Memoirs of My Own Time N. William Wraxall Frontispiece
1818 3vol Historical Memoirs of My Own Time N. William Wraxall Frontispiece

Price: £550.00

Three volumes of Nathaniel William Wraxall's memoirs of life in the late eighteenth century. The third edition of this work. This corrected edition was published in 1818, after Wraxall had...

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1818 Memorialls or the Memorable Things Robert Law Witchcraft First Edition
1818 Memorialls or the Memorable Things Robert Law Witchcraft First Edition

Price: £645.00

The first edition of this work on witchcraft by Robert Law. Edited from the original manuscript by Scottish antiquary and artist, Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe. With an illustrated frontispiece....

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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 3vol Report of the Proceedings in the House of Lords Against the Queen 1st
1820 3vol Report of the Proceedings in the House of Lords Against the Queen 1st

Price: £110.00

The first edition of this interesting look at the Pains and Penalties Bill of 1820, of George IV attempting to file a divorce against his wife, Caroline of Brunswick. The first edition of this...

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1820 Circumstantial Account of the Preparation for Charles II Coronation Scarce
1820 Circumstantial Account of the Preparation for Charles II Coronation Scarce

Price: £795.00

A scarce account of the preparations regarding Charles II's coronation. Containing an installation of knights, creation of peers etc. The information to this work has been taken from an original...

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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 2vols George the Third His Court and Family John Galt Illustrated
1821 2vols George the Third His Court and Family John Galt Illustrated

Price: £140.00

An illustrated biography of the life and monarchy of King George III of England, written by John Galt. Complete in two volumes. An interesting look at the life of George III, discussing his...

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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 parts in 1 Polyanthea Librorum Vetustiorum Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges Scarce
1822 2 parts in 1 Polyanthea Librorum Vetustiorum Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges Scarce

Price: £345.00

A very scarce work by Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges presenting various translations of 'Polyanthea Librorum Vetustiorum'. Two parts in one. A very scarce work. One of seventy five copies printed....

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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 A Historical Account of His Majesty's Visit to Scotland 2nd Ed Illus
1822 A Historical Account of His Majesty's Visit to Scotland 2nd Ed Illus

Price: £118.00

The second edition of this informative work regarding George IV's visit to Scotland. Illustrated, with five folding plates. This second edition has Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine No LXVIII,...

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1822 A Historical Account of His Majesty's Visit to Scotland 4th Ed Illus
1822 A Historical Account of His Majesty's Visit to Scotland 4th Ed Illus

Price: £300.00

The fourth edition of this work regarding George IV's visit to Scotland. Illustrated, with five folding plates. With the bookplate of David James Benjamin to the front pastedown. The folding...

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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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1823 History of Great Britain Antoine de Moleville Edward Holt Illus Very Scarce
1823 History of Great Britain Antoine de Moleville Edward Holt Illus Very Scarce

Price: £240.00

A very scarce copy of Edward Holt's continuation of Antoine de Moleville's history of Great Britain, illustrated with portraits throughout. A very scarce work, with only one listed in WorldCat...

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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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1824-18274vol History of Scotland Aikman Folding Plate First Edition Very Scarce
1824-18274vol History of Scotland Aikman Folding Plate First Edition Very Scarce

Price: £850.00

A very scarce first edition of this fascinating history of Scotland in its original binding, with only one four volume copy held at the Durham University. The first two volumes of this set...

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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 2vol The Antiquary's Portfolio Historical & Literary Curiosities J. S. Forsyth
1825 2vol The Antiquary's Portfolio Historical & Literary Curiosities J. S. Forsyth

Price: £35.00

A collection of anecdotes of customs and manners from British history, written by J. S. Forsyth, illustrated with a frontispiece to each volume. Complete in two volumes. This work is an interesting...

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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 Naval History of Great Britain Captain William Goldsmith Biography Scarce
1825 Naval History of Great Britain Captain William Goldsmith Biography Scarce

Price: £355.00

A handsome copy of William Goldsmith's work of naval history, with several short biogrpahies of noted Admirals and Naval Officers. Scarce. Rebound in a quarter morocco binding, with marbled...

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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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1829 Jones' Views of the Seats Mansions Castles Illus England Historical
1829 Jones' Views of the Seats Mansions Castles Illus England Historical

Price: £230.00

A smartly bound copy of this fascinating account of the significant seats, castles and mansions of nineteenth century prominent noblemen. A fascinating survey, which looks at many country houses...

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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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1830 Privy Purse Expenses Elizabeth of York Wardrobe Accounts Edward IV Nicolas
1830 Privy Purse Expenses Elizabeth of York Wardrobe Accounts Edward IV Nicolas

Price: £175.00

An interesting look into the lives of Elizabeth of York and her father Edward IV, written by Nicholas Harris Nicolas. This historical work offers a very interesting insight into the characters...

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1830-34 2 Vol in I History of King George the Fourth William Cobbett 1st
1830-34 2 Vol in I History of King George the Fourth William Cobbett 1st

Price: £120.00

The first edition of this biography about George IV, written by William Cobbett, bound as two volumes in one. The first edition of these works. The first volume was published in 1830, the year...

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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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1832 1vol Calendars of the Proceedings in Chancery The Reign of Queen Elizabeth
1832 1vol Calendars of the Proceedings in Chancery The Reign of Queen Elizabeth

Price: £70.00

A scarce work of British history offering an insight into the proceeding of the Chancery during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Volume III. Elephant folio. Printed by Command of His Majesty...

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1832 3vol The Constitutional History of England Henry Hallam 3rd Edition
1832 3vol The Constitutional History of England Henry Hallam 3rd Edition

Price: £290.00

A third edition copy of Henry Hallam's fascinating history of England; complete in three volumes. Henry Hallam was a renowned English historian best known for his first published work, his'...

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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 Chandos Peerage Case George Frederick Beltz First Edition Scarce
1834 Chandos Peerage Case George Frederick Beltz First Edition Scarce

Price: £45.00

A exploration of the Chandos Peerage case, written by the Lancaster Herald, George Frederick Beltz. A scarce volume. When the Chandos barony became vacant in the late 18th century, Samuel...

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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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1836-37 2vol History of the Twelve Great Livery Companies William Herbert
1836-37 2vol History of the Twelve Great Livery Companies William Herbert

Price: £80.00

A complete set of William Herbert's look at the history of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of London. Complete in two volumes. A history of the Twelve Great Livery Companies. The Twelve...

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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 2vol Life and Reign of William the Fourth G. N. Wright Illustrated 1st
1837 2vol Life and Reign of William the Fourth G. N. Wright Illustrated 1st

Price: £290.00

An illustrated biography about King William IV, documenting his successful reign and personal life, written by George Wright. The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. William...

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1837 Bibliotheca Cantiana Bibliographical Account County Kent John R. Smith 1st
1837 Bibliotheca Cantiana Bibliographical Account County Kent John R. Smith 1st

Price: £33.00

The first edition of John Russell Smith's interesting history of Kent, illustrated with two plates. The first edition of this work. A fascinating and in-depth look at the history of the county...

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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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1839 2vol Historical Sketches Statesmen the Time of George III Lord Brougham 1st
1839 2vol Historical Sketches Statesmen the Time of George III Lord Brougham 1st

Price: £110.00

The first edition of Henry Brougham's collection of biographies and profiles on prominent men during the reign of George III. The first edition of this work. Incomplete in two volumes, being...

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1840 Articles of The Ancient Britons Benefit Building Society Scarce Pamphlet
1840 Articles of The Ancient Britons Benefit Building Society Scarce Pamphlet

Price: £55.00

A very scarce article discussing the Ancient Britons building society. A pleasing copy of this pamphlet, offering a look into the financial organisations of the nineteenth century. A very scarce...

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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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1842 Selections From the Dispatches General Order Wellington Gurwood
1842 Selections From the Dispatches General Order Wellington Gurwood

Price: £135.00

An interesting compilation of the dispatches of the Duke of Wellington during his impressive military career, compiled by John Gurwood. This work contains a selection of the letters, dispatches,...

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1843 Memorial of The Royal Progress in Scotland Sir Thomas Dick Lauder Illus
1843 Memorial of The Royal Progress in Scotland Sir Thomas Dick Lauder Illus

Price: £170.00

A handsomely bound work of British royal history, charting the journey through Scotland of Queen Victorian and Prince Albert. Written by Sir Thomas Dick Lauder, Bart. of Fountainhill. This...

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1844 Notices of Windsor in the Olden Time Stoughton 1st Ed Uncommon
1844 Notices of Windsor in the Olden Time Stoughton 1st Ed Uncommon

Price: £75.00

A handsome first edition copy of this uncommon history of Windsor, by the renowned English Nonconformist minister and historian John Stoughton. Containing a fascinating array of lectures on...

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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 Chronicle of Calais in the Reign of Henry VII Henry VIII John Gough Nichols
1846 Chronicle of Calais in the Reign of Henry VII Henry VIII John Gough Nichols

Price: £40.00

A fascinating work of British and French history from the sixteenth century in relation to the city of Calais. In the publisher's original cloth binding. With a booksellers label to the tail...

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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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1847-48 2vol Comic History of England A'Beckett Leech Illus Colour Plates
1847-48 2vol Comic History of England A'Beckett Leech Illus Colour Plates

Price: £325.00

A two volume set of Gilbert Becket's comical retelling of British history, illustrated with coloured plates by John Leech. Complete in two volumes. 'The Comic History of England' is a humorous...

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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 7vol History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England Edward Clarendon
1849 7vol History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England Edward Clarendon

Price: £395.00

A seven volume set of Edward Hyde's monumental first hand account of the English Civil War. Complete in seven volumes. 'The History of the Rebellion' is Edward Hyde's account of the English...

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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 College Life in the Time of James the First Sir Symonds Dewes Scarce
1851 College Life in the Time of James the First Sir Symonds Dewes Scarce

Price: £45.00

A scarce work exploring the history of St. John's College in regards to the education of antiquary and politician Simonds d'Ewes. A scarce biographical work, taken from Sir. Symonds D'Ewes's...

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1851 Grammar of History Ancient and Modern John Robinson Folding Plates
1851 Grammar of History Ancient and Modern John Robinson Folding Plates

Price: £24.00

A very scarce work on the history of grammar by John Robinson, as work that unpicks the history of numerous languages. The twenty-eight edition of this popular work of grammar. Illustrated...

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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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1851 Miscellanea Palatina Cheshire Domesday Ormerod Scarce Presentation Copy
1851 Miscellanea Palatina Cheshire Domesday Ormerod Scarce Presentation Copy

Price: £98.00

A very scarce author's presentation copy of two historical genealogical essays by the antiquary George Ormerod. A very scarce work. Author's presentation copy, with an ink inscription to the...

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1852 Life of the Duke of Wellington Charles Macfarlane Illustrated
1852 Life of the Duke of Wellington Charles Macfarlane Illustrated

Price: £140.00

A fascinating biography of the military hero and twice Prime Minister, the Duke of Wellington; by the renowned Scottish writer Charles Macfarlane. Whilst the first edition of this work published...

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1852 The Celt The Roman and The Saxon A History Thomas Wright Fazakerley Binding
1852 The Celt The Roman and The Saxon A History Thomas Wright Fazakerley Binding

Price: £450.00

A beautifully bound first edition copy of this history regarding the early inhabitants of Britain. Being an illustrated work by this antiquary. With a folding map plate to the frontispiece,...

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1852-1857 9vol History Corneille Shakespeare Cromwell Charles I Peel Guizot
1852-1857 9vol History Corneille Shakespeare Cromwell Charles I Peel Guizot

Price: £450.00

A lovely uniformly bound collection of works by the notable French historian, orator, and statesman François Guizot. Containing the following works: 'Corneille and His Times' (1852)...

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1853 4vol Memorials of English Affairs Charles I Charles II Bulstrode Whitelock
1853 4vol Memorials of English Affairs Charles I Charles II Bulstrode Whitelock

Price: £115.00

A complete set of Bulstrode Whitelocke's first hand account of Britain during the reigns of Charles I and II. Complete in four volumes. A collections of scenes and anecdotes of the history...

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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 History Gazetteer and Directory of Suffolk William White Second Edition
1855 History Gazetteer and Directory of Suffolk William White Second Edition

Price: £120.00

The second edition of this thorough work regarding the history of Suffolk, handsomely rebound with gilt detail to the spine. The second edition of the work. Rebound in cloth with gilt detail...

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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 3vol View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages Henry Hallam
1856 3vol View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages Henry Hallam

Price: £155.00

A three volume set of Henry Hallam's extensive look at Europe during the Middle Ages, with his supplementary notes included. Complete in three volumes. This work is a comprehensive history...

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1856 Blue Funnel History of The Alfred Holt and Co Francis Hyde JR Harris 1st Ed
1856 Blue Funnel History of The Alfred Holt and Co Francis Hyde JR Harris 1st Ed

Price: £45.00

A first edition copy of F. E. Hyde's work of British maritime history. This work charts the early life of the Blue Funnel shipping company and its founder Alfred Holt. In the publisher's original...

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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 6vol Brief Historical Relation of British State Affairs Narcissus Luttrell
1857 6vol Brief Historical Relation of British State Affairs Narcissus Luttrell

Price: £280.00

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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 Memorials of the Hamlet of Knightsbridge Davis First Edition Very Scarce Illustrated
1859 Memorials of the Hamlet of Knightsbridge Davis First Edition Very Scarce Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A very scarce copy of this fascinating history of the hamlet of Knightsbridge, by Henry George Davis. Exploring the political and social changes, notable families, architecture, and general...

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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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1860 The County Families of The United Kingdom Edward Walford Scarce
1860 The County Families of The United Kingdom Edward Walford Scarce

Price: £125.00

A scarce work of British genealogical interest from the nineteenth century, written by Edward Walford. Scarce. First edition. In a half calf binding, with cloth covered boards and gilt initials...

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1861 Critical and Historical Essays Edinburgh Review Lord Macaulay New Edition
1861 Critical and Historical Essays Edinburgh Review Lord Macaulay New Edition

Price: £115.00

A handsome bound volume by Lord Macaulay, being a series of critics and historical essays published in the Edinburgh Review. New edition. Complete in one volume. In an attractive full calf...

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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 People's History of Essex D. W. Coller First Edition Folding Maps
1861 The People's History of Essex D. W. Coller First Edition Folding Maps

Price: £48.00

A first edition copy of this authoritative and detailed history of Essex by William Duffield Coller. Exploring the political and social changes, notable families, the castles, antiquities,...

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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 History of Brighthelmston Brighton John Ackerson Erredge First Edition
1862 History of Brighthelmston Brighton John Ackerson Erredge First Edition

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this historical and topographical work regarding Brighton, or Brighthelmson. The name 'Brighthelmston' comes from Brighton's entry in the Domesday book. A local imprint,...

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1862 Isca Silurum Museum of Antiquities at Caerleon John Lee Illustrated 1st
1862 Isca Silurum Museum of Antiquities at Caerleon John Lee Illustrated 1st

Price: £75.00

The first edition of John Edward Lee's detailed work on the Roman antiques held at Caerleon, illustrated with fifty-two plates.The first edition of this work. This work documents the many Roman antiquities that were surfacing in...

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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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1862-1894 6vol Anglo-Saxon Middle Ages Eighteenth Century Fifteenth Century History
1862-1894 6vol Anglo-Saxon Middle Ages Eighteenth Century Fifteenth Century History

Price: £190.00

A six volume collection of important historical works, rebound in a uniform half crushed morocco binding with cloth covered boards. This collection contains the following works: A first edition...

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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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1863-1868 4vol Invasion of Crimea Kinglake Colour Folding Maps Illustrated
1863-1868 4vol Invasion of Crimea Kinglake Colour Folding Maps Illustrated

Price: £220.00

Four volumes from Alexander William Kinglake's fascinating history of the Crimean War, in an attractive uniform half crushed morocco binding with marbled paper boards, endpapers and textblock. ...

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1863-1887 5vol Invasion of Crimea II III IV VI VII Kinglake Folding Map 1st Ed
1863-1887 5vol Invasion of Crimea II III IV VI VII Kinglake Folding Map 1st Ed

Price: £210.00

Five excellent first edition volumes from Alexander William Kinglake's fascinating eight volume history of the Crimean War. Alexander William Kinglake was an English travel writer and historian,...

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