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1864 2vol Historic Bye-Ways Wraxall First Edition Very Scarce
1864 2vol Historic Bye-Ways Wraxall First Edition Very Scarce

Price: £90.00

A very scarce copy of this fascinating collection of articles by Frederic Charles Lascelles Wraxall, originally contributed to 'the leading periodicals' and centered on 'neglected points of modern history'. ...

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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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1865 4 Vol in 3 Curiosities of Britain England Wales Dugdale Illus Folding Map
1865 4 Vol in 3 Curiosities of Britain England Wales Dugdale Illus Folding Map

Price: £450.00

A lavishly illustrated work about the cities and towns in England and Wales, written by the antiquarian Thomas Dugdale. Four volumes in three. These topographical works look at the curiosities...

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1865 The Worthies of Sussex Mark Antony Lower First Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1865 The Worthies of Sussex Mark Antony Lower First Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £68.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating collection of biographical sketches of eminent inhabitants of the county of Sussex, England, written by Mark Antony Lower and printed for subscribers only. ...

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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 2vol English Seamen Under the Tudors H. R. Fox Bourne Colour Maps
1868 2vol English Seamen Under the Tudors H. R. Fox Bourne Colour Maps

Price: £195.00

An attractive and complete copy of Henry Fox Bourne's work on the sea life under the Tudors, illustrated with five coloured maps. Complete in two volumes. The first volume in this set looks...

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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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1868 The Babees Book Bokes of Nurture Frederick Furnivall Illus 1st
1868 The Babees Book Bokes of Nurture Frederick Furnivall Illus 1st

Price: £210.00

The first edition of this educational work on manners and meals provided through Early English, French, and Latin poetry, edited by Frederick Furnivall. The first edition of this work. A collection...

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1868 The Index Expurgatorius of Martial Private Circulation Limited Edition
1868 The Index Expurgatorius of Martial Private Circulation Limited Edition

Price: £775.00

A very scarce work being a collection of banned erotic passage from ancient poetry. The intention of this work, privately published, is to present these passages as a form of social commentary of the debauchery of ancient...

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1869 2vols History of the College of St. John Cambridge Baker Mayor Signed 1st Ed
1869 2vols History of the College of St. John Cambridge Baker Mayor Signed 1st Ed

Price: £95.00

A first edition copy of Thomas Baker's fascinating historical account of St John's College, Cambridge; edited and signed by the renowned English classical scholar John E. B. Mayor. A fascinating...

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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 2vol Compendious History of Sussex Lower Leather First Edition Folding Map Illustrated
1870 2vol Compendious History of Sussex Lower Leather First Edition Folding Map Illustrated

Price: £126.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating historical, topographical, archaeological, and anecdotal study of Sussex by Mark Antony Lower. Mark Antony Lower was a Sussex historian renowned...

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1870 2vols Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs David Herd Sidney Gilpin Reprint
1870 2vols Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs David Herd Sidney Gilpin Reprint

Price: £120.00

A two volume set of works offering a unique look into the musical culture of Scotland. Complete in two volumes (Copac) Bound by Andrew Grieve in a uniform calf binding. Collected and edited...

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1870 Thames and Tweed George Rooper Scarce Natural History
1870 Thames and Tweed George Rooper Scarce Natural History

Price: £35.00

A scarce work of fishing from the late nineteenth century written by George Rooper. In the publisher's original cloth binding. With publisher's advertisements to the front and rear pastedown...

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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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1871-74 2vol in 3 The Weald of Kent Early History of the County R Furley 1st Ed
1871-74 2vol in 3 The Weald of Kent Early History of the County R Furley 1st Ed

Price: £180.00

A three volume set of works exploring the history of this area in the English county of Kent. Each of the tree volumes are illustrated with folding plates. First edition. In the publisher's...

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1872 12vols History of England From the Fall of Wolsey Spanish Armada JA Froude
1872 12vols History of England From the Fall of Wolsey Spanish Armada JA Froude

Price: £1,900.00

A beautifully bound twelve volume set of James Anthony Froude's great historical work on England. In uniform half morocco bindings with marbled paper boards. Bookplate to the verso of front...

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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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1872 Lives of the Last Princesses of the House of Stuart Strickland Frontis 1st
1872 Lives of the Last Princesses of the House of Stuart Strickland Frontis 1st

Price: £80.00

The first edition of this fascinating work on the last four Stuart princesses, written by Agnes Strickland. The first edition of this work. An interesting work looking at the lives of the last...

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1872 The Churches of Sussex R H Nibbs M A Lower Illustrated Architecture
1872 The Churches of Sussex R H Nibbs M A Lower Illustrated Architecture

Price: £64.00

The first edition of this study regarding the Churches of Sussex. Beautifully illustrated throughout from engravings by R H Nibbs. With discussions on Chichester Cathedral, Appledram, Arundel,...

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1873-77 2vol Materials for a History of The Reign of Henry VII William Campbell
1873-77 2vol Materials for a History of The Reign of Henry VII William Campbell

Price: £35.00

A comprehensive look at the life and reign of King Henry VII, written by the Reverend William Campbell. In two volumes. These volumes show a detailed chronology of Henry VII's life and reign...

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1874 2vol The Conqueror and His Companions J. R. Planche First Edition
1874 2vol The Conqueror and His Companions J. R. Planche First Edition

Price: £110.00

The first edition of James Planche's interesting look at the companions of William the Conqueror. The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. An interesting history on William...

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1874 3vol A History of the Weald of Kent Robert Furley Henry B Mackeson 1st Ed
1874 3vol A History of the Weald of Kent Robert Furley Henry B Mackeson 1st Ed

Price: £150.00

The first edition of this historical study regarding the wooded area of south east England, the Weald. Illustrated, with three folding maps and one plate to vol I. Frontispiece map to volume...

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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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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 6vols A History of England in the Seventeenth Century von Ranke
1875 6vols A History of England in the Seventeenth Century von Ranke

Price: £240.00

A first thus edition of this fascinating history of England by the renowned German historian Leopold von Ranke; complete in six volumes. Renowned for pioneering the modern historical method...

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1875 A Treatise on Smoky Chimneys Cure and Prevention Edwards Scarce Illustrated
1875 A Treatise on Smoky Chimneys Cure and Prevention Edwards Scarce Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A scarce copy of this fascinating study of smoky chimneys and 'their cure and prevention', by the self-titled "Stovemaker to her Majesty" Frederick Edwards, Jun. Containing a comprehensive...

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1875 Bristol and Its Environs Historical Descriptive and Scientific Illus Maps
1875 Bristol and Its Environs Historical Descriptive and Scientific Illus Maps

Price: £40.00

A fascinating work of local history exploring the history of the South-Western city of Bristol, anonymously published. Published under the sanction of the local executive committee of the British...

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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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1875-1885 2vol History of the Conquest of England Normans Thierry Hazlit Scarce Illustrated
1875-1885 2vol History of the Conquest of England Normans Thierry Hazlit Scarce Illustrated

Price: £160.00

A scarce English copy of this fascinating historical work on the Norman Conquest of England by the notable French Romantic historian Augustin Thierry, in a lovely full calf binding with attractive marbled endpapers and...

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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 James the Second and the Duke of Berwick Charles Townshend Wilson Signed
1876 James the Second and the Duke of Berwick Charles Townshend Wilson Signed

Price: £120.00

A biography of the illegitimate son, James FitzJames, following his life from his childhood to his career in the French army, signed by the author Charles Townshend Wilson. Signed by the author...

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1876 Parish's Portfolio of Antiquities No 1 Colchester Mrs Josiah Parish Illus
1876 Parish's Portfolio of Antiquities No 1 Colchester Mrs Josiah Parish Illus

Price: £80.00

A very scarce collection of twenty plates showcasing the antiquities of the town of Colchester based in the East of England. These loose plates are held in the original portfolio. Undated,...

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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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1877-1881 3 Parts in 2vols Harrison's Description of England in Shakespeare's Youth Furnivall
1877-1881 3 Parts in 2vols Harrison's Description of England in Shakespeare's Youth Furnivall

Price: £220.00

A copiously illustrated and leather-bound copy of Furnivall's three part edition of Williams Harrison's 'Description of England', the second and third books of his 'Description of Britaine and England'; bound here in...

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1878 2vol History of The English People Early England To Reformation J R Green
1878 2vol History of The English People Early England To Reformation J R Green

Price: £35.00

Two volumes from John Richard Green's magnum opus, his 'History of the English People'. Adorned with coloured maps to the first volume, these volumes look at England from 449 to 1603. In the...

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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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1878 The War-Ships of Europe Chief Engineer King Illustrated Naval History
1878 The War-Ships of Europe Chief Engineer King Illustrated Naval History

Price: £210.00

Profusely illustrated, this is a lovely example of this work of European naval history, with two folding plates. A history of the war-ships of Europe. Illustrated with 23 plates, 2 of those...

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1878-1955 4vol Royal College of Physicians William Munk G. H. Brown
1878-1955 4vol Royal College of Physicians William Munk G. H. Brown

Price: £160.00

Four volumes of William Munk's impressive collection of biographies of the Fellows of the Royal College of Physicians. In four volumes. This work, also known as Munk's Roll, is a series of...

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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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1880 6vol Series of Picturesque Vies of Seats Noblemen Gentleman Britain Morris
1880 6vol Series of Picturesque Vies of Seats Noblemen Gentleman Britain Morris

Price: £450.00

Six beautifully illustrated volumes regarding the various seats of nobles and gentlemen in Britain and Ireland. There are discussions of the various stately homes and estates. A fascinating...

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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 Origins of English History Charles Elton Illus Fine Binding Folding Maps
1882 Origins of English History Charles Elton Illus Fine Binding Folding Maps

Price: £325.00

A beautifully bound copy of this historical work regarding English History by the English lawyer and antiquary, Charles Elton. The first edition of this work. Illustrated, with ten folding...

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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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1883 Record of the University Boat Race Commemoration Dinner Treherne Illus
1883 Record of the University Boat Race Commemoration Dinner Treherne Illus

Price: £125.00

The record of the 1829 to 1880 University Boat Races, illustrated with a frontispiece and four plates, written by G. T. Treherne and J. H. D. Goldie. This work is a record of the Cambridge vs...

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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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1884-1902 6vol History of the Church of England Richard Watson Dixon
1884-1902 6vol History of the Church of England Richard Watson Dixon

Price: £160.00

A nicely bound set of Richard Watson Dixon's extensive history on the early years of the Church of England. Complete in six volumes. A intricate history of the Church of England. The Church...

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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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1885 Historical Richmond Edwin Beresford Chancellor Illustrated First Edition
1885 Historical Richmond Edwin Beresford Chancellor Illustrated First Edition

Price: £35.00

A first edition copy of Edwin Beresford Chancellor's first work 'Historical Richmond', published when the author was only seventeen years old. This copy is not a Subscriber's Edition Copy;...

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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 3vol The Official Baronage of England James E. Doyle Illustrated 1st
1886 3vol The Official Baronage of England James E. Doyle Illustrated 1st

Price: £65.00

The first edition of this extensive guide to the baronage and titles of England, written by James Doyle, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. Complete in three volumes. ...

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1886 Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey Arthur Penrhyn Stanley Illustrated
1886 Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey Arthur Penrhyn Stanley Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A fascinating history of the iconic London landmark Westminster Abbey, by the notable English churchman and academic Arthur Penrhyn Stanley. Arthur Penrhyn Stanley was the leading liberal theologian...

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1886 The History of the Parish Church of Wrexham Alfred Neobard Palmer
1886 The History of the Parish Church of Wrexham Alfred Neobard Palmer

Price: £45.00

The first edition of this historical work regarding the history of the North Wales town of Wrexham. This work looks at the parish church of Wrexham and forms the second part of 'A History of the Town and Parish of Wrexham'....

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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 2vol The Reign of Queen Victoria Thomas Ward Folding Colour Maps 1st
1887 2vol The Reign of Queen Victoria Thomas Ward Folding Colour Maps 1st

Price: £45.00

The first edition of this interesting history on the reign of Queen Victoria, written by Thomas Humphry Ward, illustrated with coloured folding maps. The first edition of this work. Complete...

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1887 Myths Scenes Worthies of Somerset Boger First Edition Uncommon
1887 Myths Scenes Worthies of Somerset Boger First Edition Uncommon

Price: £48.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating collection of historical myths, legends and stories of Somerset. An uncommon work. With chapters on such notable persons as King Arthur, Robert Burnell,...

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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 History of the Old Parish Church of All Saints Wakefield Walker First Edition Uncommon
1888 History of the Old Parish Church of All Saints Wakefield Walker First Edition Uncommon

Price: £60.00

A lovely, uncommon first edition copy of John W. Walker's fascinating history of Wakefield Cathedral, or the 'Cathedral Church of All Saints' in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Wakefield Cathedral...

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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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1888 Saint Anselm Canterbury Benedictine Monk Theology R. W. Church
1888 Saint Anselm Canterbury Benedictine Monk Theology R. W. Church

Price: £25.00

An interesting biography of the Saint Anselm of Canterbury, written by Richard William Church. Richard William Church's work on the Saint Anselm of Canterbury. Anselm was a benedictine monk...

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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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1889 A History of Latchford by William Beamont Very Scarce
1889 A History of Latchford by William Beamont Very Scarce

Price: £70.00

The very scarce first edition of this work regarding the history of the Cheshire town of Latchford, presented in the original publisher's quarter cloth with paper covered boards. Very scarce....

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1889 History of the Apollo Lodge York Hughan 1st Limited Ed Very Scarce Illustrated
1889 History of the Apollo Lodge York Hughan 1st Limited Ed Very Scarce Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A very scarce first edition work of masonic history by William James Hughan, detailing the history of the 'Apollo Lodge, York' and providing a fascinating record of members from 1716 to 1789. ...

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1889-99 3vols Survey of the Antiquities City of Oxford Anthony Wood Andrew Clark
1889-99 3vols Survey of the Antiquities City of Oxford Anthony Wood Andrew Clark

Price: £90.00

A three volume set of works explore the antiquities of the city of Oxford in the sixteenth century, edited and published in the nineteenth century by Andrew Clark. Three volumes, with each...

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1890 2vols The Great Historic Families of Scotland James Taylor Scarce
1890 2vols The Great Historic Families of Scotland James Taylor Scarce

Price: £60.00

A two volume set of works by James Taylor being a history of Scottish families throughout history. This scarce work is handsomely bound in a full cloth binding. Complete in two volumes. A scarce...

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

Price: £110.00

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

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1890 The 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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1891 2vols Cathedrals Abbeys and Churches England and Wales Prof. T G Bonney
1891 2vols Cathedrals Abbeys and Churches England and Wales Prof. T G Bonney

Price: £100.00

A two volume set of works edited by Prof. T. G. Bonney. In this work Bonney explores the history and design of Cathedrals across England and Wales. Complete in two volumes. In the publisher's...

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1891 Vie de Saint Louis de Gonzague Virgile Cepari Michel Illus French
1891 Vie de Saint Louis de Gonzague Virgile Cepari Michel Illus French

Price: £50.00

An illustrated copy of Virgile Cepari's biography on his friend the Saint Louis de Gonzague, illustrated throughout, including a coloured frontispiece and folding maps. In French. In French....

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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 History of the Lodge of Prosperity No. 65 Bro. C. E. Ferry Second Edition
1893 History of the Lodge of Prosperity No. 65 Bro. C. E. Ferry Second Edition

Price: £110.00

A very scarce work of Masonic history by Bro. C. E. Ferry. Illustrated with several plates and one folding plate. A very scarce second edition copy of this work of Masonic history. In the...

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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 Fireside Pictorial Annual Rev. Charles Bullock Illustrated Scarce
1893 The Fireside Pictorial Annual Rev. Charles Bullock Illustrated Scarce

Price: £22.00

A scarce annual edited and compiled by Rev. Charles Bullock. This charming volume from the late nineteenth century offers a vast range of articles and essays. In the publisher's original cloth...

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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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1893-4 2vol The Eliot Papers John Eliot Eliot Marriages Eliot Howard Uncommon
1893-4 2vol The Eliot Papers John Eliot Eliot Marriages Eliot Howard Uncommon

Price: £30.00

An uncommon set of Eliot Howard's interesting look at the personal history of the Eliot family. An uncommon work. In two volumes. An interesting history on the Eliot family, written by Eliot...

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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 2vol Town Life in the Fifteenth Century Mrs J. R. Green 1st
1894 2vol Town Life in the Fifteenth Century Mrs J. R. Green 1st

Price: £80.00

Alice Stopford Green's interesting history on English town life in the fifteenth century. The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. 'Town Life in the Fifteenth Century' looks...

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1894 2vols Sheppard Memorials of St James's Palace 1st Edition Illustrated
1894 2vols Sheppard Memorials of St James's Palace 1st Edition Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A fascinating first edition copy of Edgar Sheppard's monumental historical account of St James's Palace; copiously illustrated throughout and complete in two volumes. Examining the notable...

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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 History of the Lodge of Fidelity Freemason Scarth Braim Limited Edition Illustrated
1894 History of the Lodge of Fidelity Freemason Scarth Braim Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £95.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating history of Freemasonry in Leeds, particularly focusing on the history of the Lodge of Fidelity. 'History of the Lodge of Fidelity, No, 289.'...

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1894 History of the Philanthropic Lodge Leeds Masonic Scarce Limited Ed Signed
1894 History of the Philanthropic Lodge Leeds Masonic Scarce Limited Ed Signed

Price: £195.00

A very scarce copy of this limited edition work on the history of the Leeds Freemasons lodge, written by Charles Letch Mason, illustrated throughout. Signed by the author. A very scarce work,...

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1894 Phoenix Lodge No 257 History Portsmouth Howell Freemason Knights Templar
1894 Phoenix Lodge No 257 History Portsmouth Howell Freemason Knights Templar

Price: £350.00

A very scarce publication regarding the history of this Portsmouth based masonic lodge. Only 175 copies of this work were originally issued, which is the product of thorough research by Alexander Howell. ...

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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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1894-1901 3vol History of Commonwealth Protectorate S Rawson Gardiner Fine Bound
1894-1901 3vol History of Commonwealth Protectorate S Rawson Gardiner Fine Bound

Price: £750.00

A beautifully bound three volume set regarding the commonwealth and protectorate. This historical work is profusely illustrated with several maps. Written by English historian, Samuel Rawson...

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1894-95 2vol in 1 Progress of the Duke of Monmouth An Old Racing Stable Scarce
1894-95 2vol in 1 Progress of the Duke of Monmouth An Old Racing Stable Scarce

Price: £30.00

A very scarce and attractive copy of these works by J. P. Earwaker and R. D. Radcliffe in relation to the county of Cheshire. A very scarce collection of two essay, both relating to the North...

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1895 Annals of The Free Foresters W. K. R. Bedford W. E. W Collins Illustrated
1895 Annals of The Free Foresters W. K. R. Bedford W. E. W Collins Illustrated

Price: £44.00

A delightful work of local interest, documenting the history of the Free Foresters Cricket Club located in the midlands of England. The Free Foresters is a cricket club established in the mid-19th...

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1895 English Seamen Howard Clifford Hawkings Drake Cavendish R Southey First Ed
1895 English Seamen Howard Clifford Hawkings Drake Cavendish R Southey First Ed

Price: £40.00

A interesting first edition copy of Robert Southey's 'English Seamen', with biographies of several naval figures. This work explores the navel careers of the following naval leaders: Lord Howard...

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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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1896 Nelson and his Companions in Arms 1st Edition Laughton Illustrated
1896 Nelson and his Companions in Arms 1st Edition Laughton Illustrated

Price: £62.00

A first edition copy of John Knox Laughton's fascinating and comprehensive study of Nelson, and the many people who influenced his life and character. Sir John Knox Laughton was a renowned British...

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1897 Her Majesty's Glorious Jubilee Queen Victoria Chromolithograph Plates 1st
1897 Her Majesty's Glorious Jubilee Queen Victoria Chromolithograph Plates 1st

Price: £85.00

The first edition of this beautifully illustrated work commemorating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897, illustrated with chromolithographed plates. The first edition of this work....

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1897 History of the Blackburn Grammar School Garstang First Edition Scarce Illustrated
1897 History of the Blackburn Grammar School Garstang First Edition Scarce Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating history of Blackburn Grammar School by John Garstang, who attended the school in his youth. John Garstang was a notable British archaeologist...

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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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1897-1902 3vol Burnet's History of My Own Time Supplement Airy Foxcroft
1897-1902 3vol Burnet's History of My Own Time Supplement Airy Foxcroft

Price: £120.00

A nicely bound set of Gilbert Burnet's history of the reign of Charles II and the English Civil War, with a supplemental volume. Complete in three volumes, being two volumes of 'Burnet's History...

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1897-1903 3vol The Constitutional History of England W Stubbs Leather Binding
1897-1903 3vol The Constitutional History of England W Stubbs Leather Binding

Price: £95.00

Three smartly bound volumes of this educational, historical study on England by William Stubbs. This work traces the development of the English constitution from the Teutonic invasions of Britain...

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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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1898 Nelson and His Times Rear-Admiral Beresford H. W. Wilson Illustrated 1st
1898 Nelson and His Times Rear-Admiral Beresford H. W. Wilson Illustrated 1st

Price: £38.00

A highly illustrated look at the impressive life of Horatio Nelson, written by Rear-Admiral Lord Charles Beresford and H. W. Wilson, with a colour frontispiece. The first edition of this work....

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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 2vols History of English Literature H. A. Taine H. Van Laun
1899 2vols History of English Literature H. A. Taine H. Van Laun

Price: £55.00

H. A. Taine's work on the history of English literature, here translated into English by H. Van Laun. Complete in two volumes. An interesting look at the history of English literature throughout...

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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 Lessons of the War with Spain Alfred Mahan Folding Maps
1899 Lessons of the War with Spain Alfred Mahan Folding Maps

Price: £98.00

A collection of essays looking at naval history, mostly at the effect of the Spanish War, illustrated with two folding maps. This work is an essay discussing the lessons of the war with Spain,...

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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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1899 Oliver Cromwell Samuel Rawson Gardiner Limited Edition Quarter Calf
1899 Oliver Cromwell Samuel Rawson Gardiner Limited Edition Quarter Calf

Price: £340.00

An important and informative biography on the controversial military and political leader Oliver Cromwell. This handsome volume is in excellent

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1899 Short History of the English People Green Woodhouse Grove School Binding
1899 Short History of the English People Green Woodhouse Grove School Binding

Price: £78.00

An attractive rebound copy of John Richard Green's fascinating history of the English people; in a full calf school binding, with the gilt crest of Woodhouse Grove School stamped to the front board. ...

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1900 5vol Critical Historical Essays Macaulay Temple Classics Very Scarce
1900 5vol Critical Historical Essays Macaulay Temple Classics Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A very scarce 'Temple Classics' series copy of Thomas Babington Macaulay's collection of historical essays and articles, originally published in the Edinburgh Review in 1843. Thomas Babington...

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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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1900 The Kalendar of the Corporation of SS. Mary and Nicolas Very Scarce
1900 The Kalendar of the Corporation of SS. Mary and Nicolas Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A very scarce copy of the calendar of events of the Woodard Schools, a group of Anglican schools. A very scarce work, with only one on Copac and WorldCat held at the Cambridge University. A...

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1900-29 2volin1 Clitheroe in the Coaching Days Railway Days Stephen Clarke Illus
1900-29 2volin1 Clitheroe in the Coaching Days Railway Days Stephen Clarke Illus

Price: £120.00

A lovely piece of local history, explore the transport systems of Clitheroe in the county of Lancaster. Uncommon. Two volumes bound in one. The volumes include, 'Clitheroe in the Old Coaching...

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

Price: £240.00

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

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1901 2vol Two Hundred Years of the S. P. G 1701-1900 Pascoe Folding Plates Illustrated
1901 2vol Two Hundred Years of the S. P. G 1701-1900 Pascoe Folding Plates Illustrated

Price: £70.00

An excellent copy of Charles Frederick Pascoe's fascinating study of the history of the 'Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts'; complete in two volumes. 'The Society for...

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1901 Memorials of Old Buckinghamshire Ditchfield First Edition Scarce Illustrated
1901 Memorials of Old Buckinghamshire Ditchfield First Edition Scarce Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A pleasing scarce work on the history of the county of Buckinghamshire, England; by the Church of England priest, historian and a prolific author Peter Hempson Ditchfield. Best known for co-editing...

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1901 The Story of Some English Shires Mandell Creighton Blackheath School
1901 The Story of Some English Shires Mandell Creighton Blackheath School

Price: £48.00

A beautifully bound copy of this work of British topography, written by Mandell Creighton. Written by the late Mandell Creighton, Lord Bishop of London and a frequently published historian....

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1901 V. R. I. Her Life and Empire Queen Victoria Marquis of Lorne Campbell Illustrated
1901 V. R. I. Her Life and Empire Queen Victoria Marquis of Lorne Campbell Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A charming and copiously illustrated detailed exploration of the life and reign of Queen Victoria; written by the Marquis of Lorne, John Campbell. John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland...

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1901 V.R.I. Her Life and Empire Marquis of Lorne Queen Victoria Illustrated 1st
1901 V.R.I. Her Life and Empire Marquis of Lorne Queen Victoria Illustrated 1st

Price: £50.00

The first edition of this look at Queen Victoria, illustrated profusely throughout, written by her son-in-law, John Campbell. The first edition of this work. Queen Victoria was the Queen of...

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

Price: £499.99

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

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

Price: £945.00

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

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1902 A Short History of the English People John Richard Green Colour Maps
1902 A Short History of the English People John Richard Green Colour Maps

Price: £140.00

A smartly bound history of the English people, written by John Richard Green, illustrated with coloured maps. 'A Short History of the English People' is a history of the inhabitants of England,...

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1902 Account of the Worshipful Company of Skinners London Wadmore Colour Plates
1902 Account of the Worshipful Company of Skinners London Wadmore Colour Plates

Price: £50.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of this history of the London Worshipful Company of Skinners, written by James Foster Wadmore. A concise history of the Worshipful Company of Skinners, a Livery...

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

Price: £99.99

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

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1902 Henry VIII A. F. Pollard Limited Edition Illustrated British Monarchy
1902 Henry VIII A. F. Pollard Limited Edition Illustrated British Monarchy

Price: £150.00

A limited edition work written by A. F. Pollard exploring the life of one of Britain's most notorious monarchs, Henry VIII. A limited edition copy of this work by A. F. Pollard. Number 232...

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1902 History of The Smithfield Club 1798 to 1900 E. J. Powell Illustrated First
1902 History of The Smithfield Club 1798 to 1900 E. J. Powell Illustrated First

Price: £40.00

A fascinating look at the history of the Smithfield Club, with several plates throughout. First edition. With the bookplate of Guildhall Library London to the front and rear pastedowns. ...

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

Price: £130.00

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

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

Price: £140.00

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

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1902 Words on Wellington The Duke Waterloo The Ball Sir William Fraser Scarce
1902 Words on Wellington The Duke Waterloo The Ball Sir William Fraser Scarce

Price: £47.00

A scarce work of military history profusely illustrated throughout with numerous depictions of the Duke of Wellington. New edition. Each of the illustrations in this work have been reproduced...

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

Price: £58.00

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

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

Price: £95.99

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

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1903 4vols History of The Commonwealth and Protectorate Samuel Rawson Gardiner
1903 4vols History of The Commonwealth and Protectorate Samuel Rawson Gardiner

Price: £60.00

A four volume set of works by Samuel Rawson Gardiner offering a fascinating insight into the Commonwealth and Protectorate during the seventeenth century. Complete in 4 volumes. Ex library...

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1903 A Catalogue of Letters and Documents Welbeck Library S Arthur Strong 1st Ed
1903 A Catalogue of Letters and Documents Welbeck Library S Arthur Strong 1st Ed

Price: £75.00

A first edition copy of this interesting collection of documents and letters exhibited at the Welbeck library. With numerous portraits and facsimiles throughout. First edition. With the bookplate...

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

Price: £50.00

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

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

Price: £40.00

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

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1903 Oxford Edward Thomas John Fulleylove First Edition Colour Illustrated
1903 Oxford Edward Thomas John Fulleylove First Edition Colour Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A first English edition copy of this fascinating work on the history and student life at the University of Oxford by Edward Thomas, with copious illustrations by the renowned English landscape artist and illustrator,...

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

Price: £120.00

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

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1903-05 5vols Middle Temple Records Minutes of Parliament Index C H Hopwood
1903-05 5vols Middle Temple Records Minutes of Parliament Index C H Hopwood

Price: £375.00

A smart five volume set of works by Charles Henry Hopwood offering an insight into the prestigious legal organisation Middle Temple from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. Five volumes....

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

Price: £295.00

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

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1903-4 2vol London the Time of the Tudors Stuarts Besant Illus Folding Map 1st
1903-4 2vol London the Time of the Tudors Stuarts Besant Illus Folding Map 1st

Price: £170.00

Two illustrated works looking at the history of London during the Tudor and Stuart eras, written by Walter Besant, with two folding maps. The first edition of these works. In two volumes. Part...

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

Price: £70.00

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

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1904 Early Records of St. Paul's Lodge, No. 43 Very Scarce Joseph Boocock Masonic Illustrated
1904 Early Records of St. Paul's Lodge, No. 43 Very Scarce Joseph Boocock Masonic Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A very scarce copy of this fascinating record of the minutes of one of the oldest Lodges in Freemasonry in the United Kingdom; St. Paul's Lodge, Birmingham. The records in this work were compiled...

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1904 The City Companies of London and Their Good Works P H Ditchfield Illus
1904 The City Companies of London and Their Good Works P H Ditchfield Illus

Price: £40.00

A first edition and profusely illustrated volume exploring the livery companies of the city of London. Written by the noted historian and Church of England priest, P. H. Ditchfield. First edition....

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

Price: £55.00

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

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1904-10 6vol Lives of the Queens of England Agnes Strickland Frontispieces
1904-10 6vol Lives of the Queens of England Agnes Strickland Frontispieces

Price: £95.00

A nicely bound collection of Anne Strickland's informative work on the history of English Queens, with frontispieces. Complete in six volumes. This six volume set is an interesting history...

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1904-1961 3vol in 1 Memorials of the Globe Lodge No. 23 1723-1961 Scarce Illustrated
1904-1961 3vol in 1 Memorials of the Globe Lodge No. 23 1723-1961 Scarce Illustrated

Price: £30.00

Three fascinating works of masonic history of the 'Globe Lodge'; copiously illustrated throughout and bound in one volume. A very scarce volume, containing the three following works: 'Some...

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1905 A General History of the County of Radnor Rev Jonathan Williams Illustrated
1905 A General History of the County of Radnor Rev Jonathan Williams Illustrated

Price: £245.00

A charming work of local interest, exploring the Randnorshire county of Wales, written by the Rev. Jonathan Williams. Compiled from the manuscript of the late Rev. Jonathan Williams, with other...

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1905 Famous British Admirals Albert Lee Illustrated Publishers Cloth Binding
1905 Famous British Admirals Albert Lee Illustrated Publishers Cloth Binding

Price: £30.00

In the publisher's original cloth binding, this copy explores the history of the famous British admiral, illustrated with several portraits throughout. In the publisher's original cloth binding....

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1905 Handbook of Co-Operative Congress at Paisley Illustrated Very Scarce
1905 Handbook of Co-Operative Congress at Paisley Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £170.00

A very scarce copy of the thirty-seventh annual of the Co-Operative Congress, illustrated profile throughout. A very scarce work. The thirty-seventh annual handbook for the Co-Operative Congress...

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1905 Origin and History of Old Masonic Lodge "The Caveac" No. 176 Simpson
1905 Origin and History of Old Masonic Lodge

Price: £70.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating work of masonic history by John Percy Simpson detailing the history of the 'Caveac Lodge'; providing a fascinating record of members, masters, secretaries and treasurers...

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

Price: £49.99

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

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1905 The Municipal Parks London Lieut Col J J Sexby Illustrated
1905 The Municipal Parks London Lieut Col J J Sexby Illustrated

Price: £53.00

A fascinating history work exploring the open and communal spaces in England's capital, illustrated throughout and written by the important designer Lieut-Col J. J. Sexby. Cheap edition. Profusely...

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1905-21 3vols Minor Poets of the Caroline Period George Saintsbury Dustwrappers
1905-21 3vols Minor Poets of the Caroline Period George Saintsbury Dustwrappers

Price: £175.00

George Saintsbury's collection of poetry from the English Caroline era, including works from the poets Katherine Philips, Patrick Hannay, William Hammond, and more. Volumes I and II are the...

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1906 2vols History of England Accession James II Macaulay Popular Edition
1906 2vols History of England Accession James II Macaulay Popular Edition

Price: £90.00

A complete two volume set of Thomas Babington Macaulay's 'The History of England', rebound in a lovely half crushed morocco binding. Thomas Babington Macaulay was a Whig politician, essayist,...

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1906 9vol The Letters of Horace Walpole Cunningham First Illustrated
1906 9vol The Letters of Horace Walpole Cunningham First Illustrated

Price: £195.00

A lovely complete nine volume set of 'The Letters of Horace Walpole' edited by Peter Cunningham and copiously illustrated throughout. This text was edited by Peter Cunningham, the son of the...

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1906 Durham Opening of the Twentieth Century Jamieson First Edition Illustrated
1906 Durham Opening of the Twentieth Century Jamieson First Edition Illustrated

Price: £155.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating historical study of Durham at the beginning of the twentieth century by James Jamieson, copiously illustrated throughout. With an extensive list...

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1906 History and Records of the Lodge of Emulation, No. 21 Sadler Very Scarce 1st Ed Illustrated
1906 History and Records of the Lodge of Emulation, No. 21 Sadler Very Scarce 1st Ed Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this fascinating work of masonic history by Henry Sadler detailing the history of the 'Lodge of Emulation'; providing a fascinating record of members, masters, secretaries and treasurers...

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

Price: £44.99

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

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1906 The History of the Phoenix Lodge Freemasons Thomas Todd Illus Very Scarce
1906 The History of the Phoenix Lodge Freemasons Thomas Todd Illus Very Scarce

Price: £70.00

A very scarce look at Thomas Olman Todd's history of the Freemason's Phoenix Lodge, illustrated throughout. A very scarce work. An intriguing look at the history of Phoenix Lodge, the Freemasons...

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1908 Last Fight of the Revenge Sir Walter Raleigh Illus Colour Plates 1st Thus
1908 Last Fight of the Revenge Sir Walter Raleigh Illus Colour Plates 1st Thus

Price: £45.00

The first edition thus of this interesting historical work by Walter Raleigh, illustrated with six colour plates. The first edition thus of this work, being the first edition with these illustrations....

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1908 Record of St. Mary's Lodge No. 63 Winsor Hollingworth Adams Scarce Illustrated
1908 Record of St. Mary's Lodge No. 63 Winsor Hollingworth Adams Scarce Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A scarce copy of this fascinating chronological record of 'St Mary's Lodge'; from its constitution in 1757 till the date of this text's publication. With a bookplate of an 'Andy Durr' to the...

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1908 The Old-Time Parson Peter H. Ditchfield Illustrated Colour Frontispiece
1908 The Old-Time Parson Peter H. Ditchfield Illustrated Colour Frontispiece

Price: £70.00

An illustrated work on the history of the roles and lives of parsons, written by the priest Peter Ditchfield. 'The Old-Time Parson' looks at the history and lives of parsons, a priest of an...

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

Price: £143.99

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

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

Price: £130.00

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

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

Price: £145.00

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

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

Price: £120.00

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

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1909 British Sport Past and Present E. D. Cuming Illustrated G. Denholm Armour
1909 British Sport Past and Present E. D. Cuming Illustrated G. Denholm Armour

Price: £40.00

A history of British Sport past and present bring a work exploring the history of British hunting and shooting. Illustrated with several plates by G. Denholm Armour, each with the original tissue guards. ...

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1909 Fights for the Flag Cheltenham College Leather Fine Binding
1909 Fights for the Flag Cheltenham College Leather Fine Binding

Price: £48.00

An attractive copy of W. H. Fitchett's 'Fights for the Flag', rebound in a full polished calf binding with Cheltenham college gilt crest to front board, and attractive marbled endpapers and textblock. ...

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

Price: £48.00

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

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1909 In the Footsteps of the Conqueror Ashdown Scarce Signed 1st Ed Illustrated
1909 In the Footsteps of the Conqueror Ashdown Scarce Signed 1st Ed Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A first edition copy of this scarce work celebrating the historical links between St Albans, England and Caen, Normandy; signed by the author Charles Henry Ashdown, and signed and presented by the mayor of St Alban's,...

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

Price: £59.99

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

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1909 The Bancrofts Recollections of Sixty Years Illustrated First Edition
1909 The Bancrofts Recollections of Sixty Years Illustrated First Edition

Price: £75.00

A first edition copy of this autobiographical work, exploring the life and career of two actors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. First edition copy of this work. In a...

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1909 The British Tar In Fact and Fiction Charles N Robinson John Leyland Illus
1909 The British Tar In Fact and Fiction Charles N Robinson John Leyland Illus

Price: £45.00

A delightful work of British naval history written by the maritime historian Charles Napier Robinson. A fascinating work of British maritime history, exploring the society and life of British...

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1909 The Smugglers Harper Hardy First Edition Bayntun Binding Illustrated
1909 The Smugglers Harper Hardy First Edition Bayntun Binding Illustrated

Price: £170.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating history of smuggling by Charles G. Harper; romanticising the exploits of the smugglers, and obscuring their more viscious crimes. Charles George Harper...

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

Price: £39.99

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

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

Price: £115.00

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

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

Price: £300.00

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

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1911 Rechabite History Richardson Campbell First Edition Scarce Illustrated
1911 Rechabite History Richardson Campbell First Edition Scarce Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A pleasing first edition copy of this uncommon history of the 'Independent Order of Rechabites' society; an organisation founded in England in 1835 to promote total abstinence from alcohol. ...

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1911 Report on the Manuscripts of the Earl of Denbigh Newnham Paddox Scarce
1911 Report on the Manuscripts of the Earl of Denbigh Newnham Paddox Scarce

Price: £45.00

A nicely bound copy of this collection of papers from the Earls of Denbigh, in a signed binding by Birdall & Son. In a signed binding by Birdall & Son. A collection of letters and paper...

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1911 The Dalesman A. Wren Rumney Illustrated Publishers Cloth
1911 The Dalesman A. Wren Rumney Illustrated Publishers Cloth

Price: £37.00

A first edition copy of this work by A Wren Rumney being an exploration of an area of Yorkshire. First edition. A story of the Yorkshire fells, written by A Wren Rumney. Lacking the original...

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1911 The Nelsons of Burnham Thorpe M. Eyre Matcham Illustrated 1st
1911 The Nelsons of Burnham Thorpe M. Eyre Matcham Illustrated 1st

Price: £90.00

The first edition of this biography of the life of Admiral Nelson and his family, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. This work looks at the life of Horatio Nelson and his...

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

Price: £25.00

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

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1911 The Roman Journals of Ferdinand Gregorovius 1852-1874 Friedrich Althaus
1911 The Roman Journals of Ferdinand Gregorovius 1852-1874 Friedrich Althaus

Price: £25.00

The journals of Ferdinand Gregorovius, a historian who specialised in medieval Rome, translated into English by Mrs Gustavus W. Hamilton. The journals are a collection by Ferdinand Gregorovius,...

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