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1625 Georg Draud Bibliotheca Classica Libri Theologici Very Scarce Catalogue
1625 Georg Draud Bibliotheca Classica Libri Theologici Very Scarce Catalogue

Price: £1,200.00

A very scarce copy of the Bibliotheca Classica by Georg Draud.The original work was split into four continuously paginated sections and a supplement, in two volumes.The four sections had separate headers and were as follows: Libri...

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1652 The Ladies Dispensatory With an Alphabetical Table Very Scarce
1652 The Ladies Dispensatory With an Alphabetical Table Very Scarce

Price: £4,750.00

A scarce copy of this medical reference book.The like never published in English.With an Alphabetical Table of all the Vertues of each Herb, and Simple.With a Table of Contents to the rear of the volume.This book was last seen at auction...

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1665 Nouvelle METHODE Facilite Principes Langue Latine Scarce
1665 Nouvelle METHODE Facilite Principes Langue Latine Scarce

Price: £525.00

A scarce seventeenth-century reference work for learning Latin. A new method to apprehend with ease the principles of the Latin language. Explains the types and variation of the nouns and pronouns, preterite and supination, and...

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1684 Linguae LATINAE Liber DICTIONARIUS by A. LITTLETON
1684 Linguae LATINAE Liber DICTIONARIUS by A. LITTLETON

Price: £399.99

A scarce edition of Adam Littleton's uncommon Linguae Latinae Liber Dictionarius. Needing some remedial work to the binding but with the orginal boards and spine. A good copy would be around 750, priced to allow for the work to...

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1712 Johann Albert Fabricius Bibliotheca Latina Latin Language Bibliography
1712 Johann Albert Fabricius Bibliotheca Latina Latin Language Bibliography

Price: £550.00

A scarce edition of Johann Albert Fabricius' Bibliotheca Latina, in Latin.One of the most famed and exhaustive bibliographies of Latin literature and writers, the book is separated in both historical and theoretical sections, exploring...

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1712 Johann Albert Fabricius Bibliotheca Latina Supplement Bibliography Latin
1712 Johann Albert Fabricius Bibliotheca Latina Supplement Bibliography Latin

Price: £80.00

A scarce supplementary edition to Johann Albert Fabricius' Bibliotheca Latina, written in Latin and including additional notes and explanation of the initial volume.One of the most famed and exhaustive bibliographies...

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1716 Gradus ad Parnassum Sive Novus THESAURUS Jesuit
1716 Gradus ad Parnassum Sive Novus THESAURUS Jesuit

Price: £165.00

A  thesaurus of synonyms, epithets, verses and phrases in classical poetic usage. A Jesuit text. Aler's work was specially intended for the study and appreciation of Latin poetry of the classical period, and to aid students...

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1720 4v Dictionaire Historique et Critique Pierre Bayle Troisieme Edition Scarce
1720 4v Dictionaire Historique et Critique Pierre Bayle Troisieme Edition Scarce

Price: £1,350.00

The most important work by Protestant philosopher Pierre Bayle.A historical and critical dictionary often noted as a forerunner of the Encyclopedists.In the original French.The third edition of this dictionary.With an illustrated vignette...

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1728 Dictionaire Neologique Usage des Beaux Esprits du Siecle Pantalon Phoebus
1728 Dictionaire Neologique Usage des Beaux Esprits du Siecle Pantalon Phoebus

Price: £99.99

A French dictionary by Pierre-Francois Guyot Desfontaines. Third edition. In French. With a number of other works bound in. The Abbe Pierre Francois Guyot-Desfontaines (1685 in Rouen - 16 December 1745 in Paris) was a French...

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1732 THESAURUS Theologico-Philologicus HASEUS Iken
1732 THESAURUS Theologico-Philologicus HASEUS Iken

Price: £299.99

Rebacked in leather effect cloth with the original calf leather boards.  Latin thesaurus in impressive folio binding with red and black lettering to the title page. The book is illustrated with vignette to title page and engraved...

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1740 Pierre Danet Magnum Dictionarium Latinum et Gallicum Scarce Early Edition
1740 Pierre Danet Magnum Dictionarium Latinum et Gallicum Scarce Early Edition

Price: £250.00

A scarce early edition of Magnum Dictionarium Latinum et Gallicum, ad Pleniorem Planioremque Scriptorium Latinorum Intelligentiam by Pierre Danet (c1650 - 1709). In French and Latin. Complete in one volume. With an...

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1748 Youth's Introduction to Trade and Business M Clare Very Scarce
1748 Youth's Introduction to Trade and Business M Clare Very Scarce

Price: £140.00

A very scarce edition of this practical guide for young people wanting to go into business by Martin Clare.'The Sixth Edition, Corrected, Augmented, New-modell'd, and considerably Improved''Containing tables of...

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1755 Benjamin Hederich Lexicon Manvale Graecum Third Edition William Young Greek
1755 Benjamin Hederich Lexicon Manvale Graecum Third Edition William Young Greek

Price: £315.00

A third edition of Hederich's Greek-Latin Lexicon.In Greek and then Latin. Benjamin Hederich was a German dictionary and textbook author, best remembered for this Greek Lexicon which was widely used in the Roman Catholic Church in...

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1756 2Vol A Dictionary of the English Language Samuel Johnson First Octavo Ed
1756 2Vol A Dictionary of the English Language Samuel Johnson First Octavo Ed

Price: £1,400.00

The first octavo and abridged edition of Johnson's Dictionary.With the variant 'By the Author' to volume I. This was originally omitted and added late in the printing (ESTC)Abstracted from the Folio Edition.Complete in two volumes.'In...

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1757 Year Calendar with Weather Predictions Chronology of Kings and Queens
1757 Year Calendar with Weather Predictions Chronology of Kings and Queens

Price: £150.00

A pocket-sized almanac style work from 1757.This work has a full calendar of  the year 1757, weather predictions, sunrise and sunset times, public holidays and lunar movements. Prior owner's inscription next to the table of 'Terms...

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1759 Joannis de Fordun Scotichronicon cum Supplementis et Continuatione Fordun
1759 Joannis de Fordun Scotichronicon cum Supplementis et Continuatione Fordun

Price: £160.00

An eighteenth century edition of John of Fordun's Chronicles. In the original Latin. Unfortunately suffering loss to several of the pages due to damp staining.Errata for both vols to verso of half title page to volume II.Fordun's...

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1760 2 vol Dictionnaire Historique-Portatif Contenant L'histoire des Patriarches
1760 2 vol Dictionnaire Historique-Portatif Contenant L'histoire des Patriarches

Price: £140.00

'The portable Historical Dictionary, containing the history of the patriarchs, Hebrew princes, emperors, kings and great captains; of gods and heroes of pagan antiquity, popes, saints, fathers, bishops and cardinals famous, historians,...

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1762 The New Law Dictionary Interpretation Definition of Words Eigth Ed Giles
1762 The New Law Dictionary Interpretation Definition of Words Eigth Ed Giles

Price: £150.00

The eighth edition of this Law dictionary.Giles Jacob was a British legal writer whose works included a well-received law dictionary that became the most popular and widespread law dictionary in the newly independent United States. Jacob was...

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1766 Collection Of State Trials And Proceedings Upon High-Treason Eighth Volume
1766 Collection Of State Trials And Proceedings Upon High-Treason Eighth Volume

Price: £90.00

A very scarce Eighteenth Century legal reference volume.Detailing the trials undertaken for crimes such as high-treason, as well as smaller petty crimes and misdemeanours, the work encompasses all of these said cases from the...

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1766 The Court and City Kalendar Gentleman's Register Noblemen Parliament
1766 The Court and City Kalendar Gentleman's Register Noblemen Parliament

Price: £90.00

An early reference and genealogy work for the year 1766.Containing the complete lists of the noblemen and gentlemen who compose the new administration and lists of both houses of parliament, the court and city offices, the army and...

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1767 Ancient Tracts Management of Landed Property Vansittart Husbandry
1767 Ancient Tracts Management of Landed Property Vansittart Husbandry

Price: £295.00

A guide to eighteenth-century estate and property management. Covering animal husbandry (The Boke of Husbandry), surveying (Surueyenge) and matters of the household (Xenophon's Treatise of Householde). Robert Vansittart, who was...

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1770 2vol DICTIONNAIRE DIZIONARIO Italian Latin French
1770 2vol DICTIONNAIRE DIZIONARIO Italian Latin French

Price: £195.00

Two volumes bound in black cloth. This is an unusual reference Dictionary: volume one being in Italian and volume two in French with Latin variations in both.

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1770 2vols Dizionario Italiano Latino e Francese A Antonini Dictionnaire
1770 2vols Dizionario Italiano Latino e Francese A Antonini Dictionnaire

Price: £160.00

Two volumes of philologist and translator Annibale Antonini's French, Latin and Italian dictionaries. Volume I is Italian and Latin to French and volume II is French to Italian and Latin.  Direct from the Regency...

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1770 Il GOUDAR Italian French GRAMMAR Louis Goudar
1770 Il GOUDAR Italian French GRAMMAR Louis Goudar

Price: £162.00

  A scarce early edition of Goudar's popular Italian and French textbook. With mirror French and Italian title pages.

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1771 2vols Nouveau Dictionnaire Francois-Italien
1771 2vols Nouveau Dictionnaire Francois-Italien

Price: £290.00

A useful and indispensable French-Italian dictionary for anyone who wishes to translate and read one or other of the two languages, by Mr. l'Abbe Francois Alberti. Complete in two volumes. With all of the proper terms for the Sciences...

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1771 William Evans A New English-Welsh Dictionary Greenly 1st Edition Full Calf
1771 William Evans A New English-Welsh Dictionary Greenly 1st Edition Full Calf

Price: £330.00

A well preserved copy of this early English-Welsh dictionary, heavily annotated and clearly well used by Elizabeth Greenly, a noted and varied collector.She kept prolific diaries from 1784 until her death in 1839 which included...

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1771 Year Calendar with Weather Predictions Chronology of Kings and Queens
1771 Year Calendar with Weather Predictions Chronology of Kings and Queens

Price: £140.00

A pocket-sized almanac style work from 1771This work has a full calendar of  the year 1771, weather predictions, sunrise and sunset times, public holidays and lunar movements. There is also a table to the rear of the chronology...

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1773 The Royal Kalendar or Complete Correct Annual Register Riders Merlin
1773 The Royal Kalendar or Complete Correct Annual Register Riders Merlin

Price: £70.00

An early reference and genealogy work for the year 1773.Bound together with Riders Merlin after title pageContaining lists of members of both houses of parliament, the peerage, baronetage, officers of the State, Law and other public...

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1775 2 vol DICTIONARY English Language Dublin JOHNSON
1775 2 vol DICTIONARY English Language Dublin JOHNSON

Price: £1,450.00

An early Dublin edition of this English writer and lexicographer's celebrated dictionary. 'The Fourth Edition, Revised by the Author'. With 'A History of the Language, and an English Grammar'. Complete in two volumes. Johnson's...

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1775 2vol Dictionnaire Royal Hans von Aphelen in Danish SCARCE
1775 2vol Dictionnaire Royal Hans von Aphelen in Danish SCARCE

Price: £195.00

An early and scarce edition of this Danish dictionary, from professor of philosophy Hans von Aphelen. Volume I is in two parts (A-K then J-Z), whilst the second volume is a guide to grammar. Written in Danish and French. Three...

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1775 The Court and City Register or Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar
1775 The Court and City Register or Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar

Price: £200.00

A calf printing of the 1775 Court and City Register.The register contains a great deal of census information on eighteenth-century England, such as members of the House of Commons, the War Office, the Universities, and so on.Of...

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1775 The Royal English Dictionary Treasury of English Language D Fenning
1775 The Royal English Dictionary Treasury of English Language D Fenning

Price: £250.00

A fifth edition of this dictionary by D Fenning.Containing terms used in various trades and specialities including astronomy, botany and chemistry, as well as word origins and additional geographical notes.The fifth edition includes...

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1776 Gentleman and Lady's Key to Polite Literature or a Compendioius Dictionary
1776 Gentleman and Lady's Key to Polite Literature or a Compendioius Dictionary

Price: £130.00

An extensive dictionary of varying characters and places from ancient Literature. With an engraved title page.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at...

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1776 Tables of Interest 1-365 days in a Regular Progression John Thomson Signed
1776 Tables of Interest 1-365 days in a Regular Progression John Thomson Signed

Price: £150.00

An early edition of Thomson's successful Tables of Interest, neatly signed by the author."Tables, at all the above rates, from 1 to 12 Months, and from 1 to 10 Years: Which, by directions given, answer for all other rates from 1 to...

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1778 2vols A New Dictionary English and French and French and English Chambaud
1778 2vols A New Dictionary English and French and French and English Chambaud

Price: £195.00

Two volumes of this early French-English dictionary.Scarce in this

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1779 The Court and City Register Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar Parliament
1779 The Court and City Register Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar Parliament

Price: £120.00

An early reference work containing lists of political, court, and public offices for 1779.With detailed lists of Houses of Parliament, The Court Register, Army, Navy, Universities, Public Office and Hospitals.

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1780 Smart's Tables if Interest Discount Annuties Charles Brand Scarce
1780 Smart's Tables if Interest Discount Annuties Charles Brand Scarce

Price: £99.99

This is an uncoomon (fifth) edition of the noted actuary guide by John Smart.To which is added an appendix containing some observations on the general probability of life.John Smart was a pioneer of the actuarial science and...

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1780 The Royal Kalendar Complete Correct Annual Register England
1780 The Royal Kalendar Complete Correct Annual Register England

Price: £54.00

An early reference and genealogy work for the year 1780.Containing lists of members of both houses of parliament, the peerage, baronetage, officers of the State, Law and other public departments.

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1780 The Royal Kalendar or Complete Correct Annual Register England Scotland
1780 The Royal Kalendar or Complete Correct Annual Register England Scotland

Price: £44.00

An early reference and genealogy work for the year 1780.Bound together with The Companion to the rear.Containing lists of members of both houses of parliament, the peerage, baronetage, officers of the State, Law and other public departments....

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1781 The Royal Kalendar Complete Correct Annual Register Parliament Baronetage
1781 The Royal Kalendar Complete Correct Annual Register Parliament Baronetage

Price: £45.00

An early reference and genealogy work for the year 1781.Containing lists of members of both houses of parliament, the peerage, baronetage, officers of the State, Law and other public departments.

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1782 The Banker's Sure Guide or Monied Man's Assistant by S. Thomas
1782 The Banker's Sure Guide or Monied Man's Assistant by S. Thomas

Price: £99.99

A copy of a compact but important reference work concerning interests, annuities, brokerage commissions, etc. In three parts. Part I consists of Tables of Interest, Part II of Sundry Tables and Part III of A large and accurate...

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1783 2 Vol Dictionnaire Royal Francois-Anglois M. A. Boyer
1783 2 Vol Dictionnaire Royal Francois-Anglois M. A. Boyer

Price: £225.00

A uniformly bound set of both French and English dictionaries, designed to be used as an understanding into both the French and English languages. Fifteenth edition, with maritime terms for both English and French, and alphabetical...

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1783 Cyclopaedia Universal Dictionary Arts and Sciences E Chambers Abraham Rees
1783 Cyclopaedia Universal Dictionary Arts and Sciences E Chambers Abraham Rees

Price: £120.00

A volume of Chamber's Cyclopaedia of Arts and Sciences.An early edition of this, the first of the encyclopaedias.The fourth volume of original four, later extended to five volumes with the fifth volume comprising only plates. This...

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1783 The Court and City Register Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar
1783 The Court and City Register Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar

Price: £55.00

An early reference work containing lists of political, court, and public offices for 1783.With detailed lists of Houses of Parliament, The Court Register, Army, Navy, Universities, Public Office and Hospitals.

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1786 2 Vol DICTIONNAIRE de L'academie Francoise
1786 2 Vol DICTIONNAIRE de L'academie Francoise

Price: £99.99

This wonderfully informative scarce set of french dictionaries are divided into two volumes. Volume one focuses on words beginning with A to K. Which then allows volume two to define words beginning with L to Z.   Supervised...

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1786 Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar The Court and City Register
1786 Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar The Court and City Register

Price: £52.00

An early reference work containing lists of political, court, and public offices for 1786.With detailed lists of Houses of Parliament, The Court Register, Army, Navy, Universities, Public Office and Hospitals.

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1786 SAMUEL JOHNSON DICTIONARY of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE
1786 SAMUEL JOHNSON DICTIONARY of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Price: £999.99

Folio edition bound in calf. This is the Harrison edition, the first one-volume edition of Johnson's dictionary. Needs a rebind (maybe a 200 cost, but obviously very well worth if for this book) This edition includes advertisement...

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1786 The Court and City Register Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar
1786 The Court and City Register Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar

Price: £65.00

An early reference work containing lists of political, court, and public offices for 1786.With detailed lists of Houses of Parliament, The Court Register, Army, Navy, Universities, Public Office and Hospitals.

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1788 2vol Nuovo Dizionario Italiano-Francese Francesco de Alverti di Villanuova
1788 2vol Nuovo Dizionario Italiano-Francese Francesco de Alverti di Villanuova

Price: £700.00

A sought after Italian/French dictionary from the late eighteenth century.Complete in two volumes In the original Italian and French.This is the third edition of this interesting work.With the bookplate of the Earl of Ilchester...

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1788 Dictionnaire de Synonymes Francois Nouvelle Edition
1788 Dictionnaire de Synonymes Francois Nouvelle Edition

Price: £110.00

An insightful referential text listing the synonyms of words within the French language. New edition. Edited by Timothee de Livoy.

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1788 Gradus Ad Parnassum Latin Language Dictionary Thesaurus Vowel Quantities
1788 Gradus Ad Parnassum Latin Language Dictionary Thesaurus Vowel Quantities

Price: £220.00

A scarce Latin language dictionary.The title refers to 'Steps to Parnassus', denoting a gradual leaning curve or progress in literature, language instruction or the arts in general, and is often applied to this sort of work, in which...

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1789 Interest at One View by RICHARD HAYES Leather
1789 Interest at One View by RICHARD HAYES Leather

Price: £39.99

An early book of interest tables. Bound in morocco leather with gilt bands. Uncommon. Richard Hayes was an accountant.

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1789 The Experienced English Housekeeper For The Use and Ease of Ladies Raffald
1789 The Experienced English Housekeeper For The Use and Ease of Ladies Raffald

Price: £250.00

A useful reference work on housekeeping.With a portrait frontispiece and three folding plates to the work.Dedicated to the Hon Lady Elizabeth Warburton, for whom the author served as a housekeeper. With several original recipes.A New...

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1790 Chronology or the Historians Vade Mecum Abridged J Trusler Dictionary
1790 Chronology or the Historians Vade Mecum Abridged J Trusler Dictionary

Price: £140.00

A pocket-sized edition of Trusler's dictionary of historical events and figures. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire, was...

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1790 Regia PARNASSI Synonyma Epitheta Periphrases
1790 Regia PARNASSI Synonyma Epitheta Periphrases

Price: £143.99

A comprehensive dictionary and thesaurus of the arts, compiled from the classics, with excerpts. In Latin and Italian. Originally published anonymously. "Ascribed to J. Vaniere by Barbier, but Backer questions the correctness of...

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1790-1 System of PEERAGE & HERALDRY Royal Encyclopedia
1790-1 System of PEERAGE & HERALDRY  Royal Encyclopedia

Price: £95.99

System of Heraldry and System of Peerage from the New Royal Encyclopaedia. Disbound in a folder. With 16 plates.

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1794 JOHN THOMSON Tables of Interest leather SIGNED
1794 JOHN THOMSON Tables of Interest leather SIGNED

Price: £83.99

Leatherbound volume with gilt bands to the spine. This volume is signed by the author.

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1794 The Royal Kalendar Complete Correct Annual Register Riders Merlin
1794 The Royal Kalendar Complete Correct Annual Register Riders Merlin

Price: £75.00

An early reference and genealogy work for the year 1794.With Rider's Merlin for the Year of Our Lord 1794 bound in after title page.Containing lists of members of both houses of parliament, the peerage, baronetage, officers of the...

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1795 Cardonus Rider British Merlin Arms Of Peers Peeresses Of Great Britain
1795 Cardonus Rider British Merlin Arms Of Peers Peeresses Of Great Britain

Price: £145.00

A very scarce 1795 edition of British Merlin.Detailing the births and deaths of members of the peerage, the work is an interesting document of the upper-classes during the period, and the importance and dominance held by them.

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1797 The Gentleman's and Connoisseur's Dictionary of Painters Pilkington Scarce
1797 The Gentleman's and Connoisseur's Dictionary of Painters Pilkington Scarce

Price: £170.00

An eighteenth century edition of what became known as Pilkington's Dictionary. A scarce edition published by Spilsbury. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth...

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1798 English and Italian Dictionary Baretti Damiani
1798 English and Italian Dictionary Baretti Damiani

Price: £110.00

An late eighteenth century edition of Baretti's influential and extensive Italian and English dictionary. Bound in full calf with gilt lettering. In Italian and English. Two Volumes bound as One. Complete in Two Volumes. New...

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1798 Matthew Pilkington The Gentlemans and Connoisseurs Dictionary of Painters
1798 Matthew Pilkington The Gentlemans and Connoisseurs Dictionary of Painters

Price: £65.00

A new edition of Pilkinton's dictionary of painters.Collated: Complete, with misnumbered pages at p439.Matthew Pilkington was an author best known for this work on painters which became a standard text known as Pilkington's Dictionary....

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1800 Elements of Geometry by Thomas Simpson Fifth Edition Scarce
1800 Elements of Geometry by Thomas Simpson Fifth Edition Scarce

Price: £220.00

A scarce edition of this book on Mathematics by Thomas Simpson.The Fifth Edition, Carefully Revised.Thomas Simpson FRS (20 August 1710 - 14 May 1761) was a British mathematician, inventor and eponym of Simpson's rule to approximate...

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1802 Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Cottonian Library British Museum Planta
1802 Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Cottonian Library British Museum Planta

Price: £95.00

A catalogue to the Cottonian Library in the British Museum.Commissioned by King George III in pursuance of an address of the House of Commons of Great Britain.The Cottonian library was collected privately by Sir Robert Bruce Cotton,...

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1803 2 Vols. William Owen Welsh Dictionary Autograph Letter Greenly 1st Ed.
1803 2 Vols. William Owen Welsh Dictionary Autograph Letter Greenly 1st Ed.

Price: £375.00

A first edition of William Owen Pughe's full two volume English-Welsh dictionary, direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, complete here in two volumes with a third volume (a Welsh grammar) appended. Within this...

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1803 The Royal Kalendar Complete Correct Annual Register England Scotland
1803 The Royal Kalendar Complete Correct Annual Register England Scotland

Price: £38.00

An early reference and genealogy work for the year 1803.Containing lists of members of both houses of parliament, the peerage, baronetage, officers of the State, Law and other public departments.

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1804 The Royal Kalendar Complete Correct Annual Register Parliament Baronetage
1804 The Royal Kalendar Complete Correct Annual Register Parliament Baronetage

Price: £58.00

An early reference and genealogy work for the year 1804.Containing lists of members of both houses of parliament, the peerage, baronetage, officers of the State, Law and other public departments.

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1805 Dictionary of MERCHANDIZE and Nomenclature in all Languages Kauffman
1805 Dictionary of MERCHANDIZE and Nomenclature in all Languages Kauffman

Price: £250.00

A rare referential text created for the use of counting houses. Second edition. Containing the history, places of growth, culture, use, and marks of excellency , of such natural productions as form articles of commerce; with their...

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1805 Synonymous Etymological English Dictionary PERRY
1805 Synonymous Etymological English Dictionary PERRY

Price: £255.00

A scarce English dictionary by William Perry from the works of Samuel Johnson. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. The complete title for this work is: The Synonymous, Etymological and Pronouncing English Dictionary;...

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1806 3vol Pocket Dictionary Italian French English One Volume In Each Language
1806 3vol Pocket Dictionary Italian French English One Volume In Each Language

Price: £99.99

A scarce complete set of this pocket dictionary in Italian, French and English by Gaetano [Cajetan] Polidori.In three volumes complete.Volume I: Nuovo Dizionario Portabile delle Lingue Italiana, Inglese, e Frances: Estratto...

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1806 5Vols Horatio Walpole A Catalogue Of The Royal And Noble Authors
1806 5Vols Horatio Walpole A Catalogue Of The Royal And Noble Authors

Price: £350.00

We have a set on sale, good full moroc [260]A catalogue of the works of noble and royal authors of Britain, including Elizabeth I, James II, Anne Boleyn and many more.Illustrated throughout with one hundred and forty-nine engraved...

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1806 Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language Miniature Heathen Deities
1806 Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language Miniature Heathen Deities

Price: £110.00

An early miniature dictionary of the English language.Seventeenth edition.To which is added, an alphabetical account of the heathen deities; and a list of the cities, boroughs, and market towns in England and Wales.Unfortunately,...

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1806, 1809 A Loyal ALMANACK by Francis MOORE
1806, 1809 A Loyal ALMANACK by Francis MOORE

Price: £79.99

Two volumes of Old Moore's Almanack, one of the most successful astrological almanacks of the 1800s. Scarce 2 Volumes. Bound in stab-sown pages with red and black ink. With a One Shilling Stamp Duty ink stamp to each title...

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1807 The New Pocket DICTIONARY of the Italian and English C. Graglia
1807 The New Pocket DICTIONARY of the Italian and English C. Graglia

Price: £24.99

Divided into two parts, this wonderfully informative dictionary translates Italian into English, and then vice versa to the rear. It also includes an Italian grammar and pronunciation section. This scarce tenth edition...

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1808 EVENING AMUSEMENTS Beauty of the Heavens WILLIAM FREND
1808 EVENING AMUSEMENTS Beauty of the Heavens WILLIAM FREND

Price: £79.99

A scarce copy of 'Evening Amusements or, the Beauty of the Heavens displayed. In which Several Striking Appearances, to be observed on various evenings in the heavens, during the year 1808, are described; and several means are pointed...

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1808 Forsok Till en Praktisk Larobok for Svenska Petter Moberg Swedish English
1808 Forsok Till en Praktisk Larobok for Svenska Petter Moberg Swedish English

Price: £120.00

A scarce second edition of this Swedish reader.In Swedish. Reader for the use of Swedes studying English, including sections on grammar and vocabulary.

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1808 PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY English Language W. ENFIELD
1808 PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY English Language W. ENFIELD

Price: £234.00

A scarce early nineteenth century pronouncing dictionary. Second Edition. With an explanation of pronunciation and grammar to the front.

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1810 2vol Samuel Johnson Dictionary of the English Language
1810 2vol Samuel Johnson Dictionary of the English Language

Price: £495.00

Samuel Johnson's famous dictionary, unlike any other, a compendium of English literature 'In which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers and...

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1810 Graecum Lexicon Manuale Primum a B Hederich Greek to Latin Dictionary
1810 Graecum Lexicon Manuale Primum a B Hederich Greek to Latin Dictionary

Price: £160.00

An expanded edition of Benjamin Hedericus' famous Graecum Lexicon. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire, was a noted and varied...

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1811 6Vols Jonathan Scott The Arabian Nights Entertainments Leather Binding
1811 6Vols Jonathan Scott The Arabian Nights Entertainments Leather Binding

Price: £380.00

A scarce edition of The Arabian Nights Entertainments, in very attractive leather binding.Needs the spine labels replacing - not a large job and then would be a very attractive set.Translated by Jonathan Scott, the works contains a...

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1811 A Provincial Glossary by Francis Grose New Edition Corrected
1811 A Provincial Glossary by Francis Grose New Edition Corrected

Price: £225.00

A copy of A Provincial Glossary; with a Collection of Local Proverbs, and Popular Superstitions by Francis Grose.A New Edition, Corrected.From the Preface: "The utility of a Provincial Glossary to all persons derirous of understanding...

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1813 Almanach Imperial Pour L'anne MDCCCXIII Testu Scarce French Almanac Scarce
1813 Almanach Imperial Pour L'anne MDCCCXIII Testu Scarce French Almanac Scarce

Price: £995.00

A scarce copy of this French royal almanac from 1813.In the original French.The Royal Almanac is a French administrative directory which was founded in 1693 by Laurent d'Houry. It has appeared under various titles. The publication...

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1813 Quarterly Review March July Articles Collection Mathematics Malta Fisheries
1813 Quarterly Review March July Articles Collection Mathematics Malta Fisheries

Price: £60.00

A scarce edition of this collection of articles from March to July 1813. Featuring writings on a wide range of subjects, this collection is a valuable insight into 19th Century politics, travel and many other subjects besides.

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1813-1819 7Vol Librorum Impressorum qui in Museo Britannico
1813-1819 7Vol Librorum Impressorum qui in Museo Britannico

Price: £220.00

A seven volume set of the catalogue to the printed books in the British Museum.Printed in Latin.7 volumes. Volume II is printed in two parts. Volume I is missing.The British Museum is a museum in London dedicated to human...

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1815 2vol Lexicon Graeco-Prosodiacum T Morell Edward Maltby Dictionary Greek
1815 2vol Lexicon Graeco-Prosodiacum T Morell Edward Maltby Dictionary Greek

Price: £260.00

A Greek to Latin reference work.This work was originally produced by Thomas Morrell and has been revised by Edward Maltby.Maltby was an English clergyman and Bishop of Durham. His views were controversial due to his liberal...

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1815 Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetica Early Catalogue of Early English Poetry 1st Ed
1815 Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetica Early Catalogue of Early English Poetry 1st Ed

Price: £210.00

A copy of Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetica, an interesting catalogue of primarily seventeenth century works. Features small descriptions of each work, with an assortment of extracts from various pieces. With an armorial bookplate...

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1815 Classical Dictionary Proper Names Weights Measures Lempriere
1815 Classical Dictionary Proper Names Weights Measures Lempriere

Price: £120.00

A very scarce copy of John Lempriere's Classical Dictionary.The ninth edition, corrected.John Lempriere (c. 1765, Jersey 1 February 1824, London) was an English classical scholar, lexicographer, theologian, teacher and headmaster....

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1815 The Young Book-keeper's Assistant Thomas Dilworth Very Scarce
1815 The Young Book-keeper's Assistant Thomas Dilworth Very Scarce

Price: £225.00

A very scarce copy of this guide to book-keeping by Thomas Dilworth.Title page reads: 'The Young Book-keeper's Assistant: showing him in the most plain and easy manner, the Italian way of stating debtor and creditor'.  Thomas...

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1816 Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language Miniature Heathen Deities
1816 Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language Miniature Heathen Deities

Price: £260.00

A scarce miniature edition of Johnson's dictionary of the English language. Nineteenth edition. To which is added, An alphabetical account of the heathen deities; and a list of the cities, boroughs, and market...

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1817 A Geographical Dictionary Universal Gazetteer Ancient and Modern Worcester
1817 A Geographical Dictionary Universal Gazetteer Ancient and Modern Worcester

Price: £35.00

The first volume of this Geographical dictionary.From AA to LYS.First edition of this volume of the dictionary.Lacking volume II. Written by the American lexicographer Joseph Emerson Worcester. Worcester was the chief competitor to...

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1818 The Addresses, Speeches, Squibs, Songs Exeter Elections by R Cullum
1818 The Addresses, Speeches, Squibs, Songs Exeter Elections by R Cullum

Price: £240.00

An edition of The Addresses, Speeches, Squibs, Songs, &c.The full title of this volume reads: The Addresses, Speeches, Squibs, Songs, &c. Which Were Circulated during the Recent General Election of Members for the City of Exeter,...

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1820 3vol The New Italian, English, and French Pocket Dictionary F Bottarelli
1820 3vol The New Italian, English, and French Pocket Dictionary F Bottarelli

Price: £240.00

A scarce three-way dictionary in French, English and Italian. Volume I: Italian Before the English and the FrenchVolume II: English Before the French and the ItalianVolume III: French Before the Italian and the EnglishBookplate of...

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1820 3vols Manuel du Libraire et de L'Amateur de Livres
1820 3vols Manuel du Libraire et de L'Amateur de Livres

Price: £325.00

A useful bibliographical dictionary. In French. Third edition. Four volumes in three; complete. Jacques Charles Brunet (2 November 1780 14 November 1867) was a French bibliographer. He was born in Paris, the son of a bookseller....

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1820 Wilbraham Attempt At A Glossary Some Words Used In Cheshire Scarce Signed
1820 Wilbraham Attempt At A Glossary Some Words Used In Cheshire Scarce Signed

Price: £175.00

A very scarce signed copy of An Attempt at a Glossary of Some Words Used in Cheshire Communicated to the Society of Antiquaries by Roger Wilbraham in a letter to Samuel Lysons. From the Archaelogia Vol. XIX with considerable additions....

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1821 4vol Manuel du Libraire Charles Jacq Brunet Bibliographical Reference Text
1821 4vol Manuel du Libraire Charles Jacq Brunet Bibliographical Reference Text

Price: £175.00

 Jacques Charles Brunet's famous bibliographical dictionary. The third edition, enlarged.In the original French.Collated, complete in four volumes.Jacques Charles Brunet was a French bibliographer. His Manuel de Libraire...

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1822 A New Biographical Dictionary by Stephen Jones the Seventh Edition
1822 A New Biographical Dictionary by Stephen Jones the Seventh Edition

Price: £39.99

A reference book by literary editor Stephen Jones. The Seventh Edition. With numerous additions and improvements.

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1822 Nuovo metodo la lingua LATINA Latin Language
1822 Nuovo metodo la lingua LATINA Latin Language

Price: £99.99

An early nineteenth century Italian guide to the Latin language, as used in the Naples Seminary. Volume One only. The full title: Nuovo metodo per apprendere agevolmente la lingua latina, tratto dal francese nell' italico idioma,...

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1822 The Practical Measurer By Alexander PEDDIE
1822 The Practical Measurer By Alexander PEDDIE

Price: £189.99

A scarce copy. Bound in quarter calf, with gilt lettering. Presumed first. Very scarce. One plate missing.

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1822 WORTERBUCH Englischen Sprache BAILEY Fahrenkruger
1822 WORTERBUCH Englischen Sprache BAILEY Fahrenkruger

Price: £47.99

An early nineteenth century English to German dictionary, based on Nathan Bailey's dictionary. In German. Volume one only. With the armorial bookplate of William Phillips to the front pastedown. With the Simms's Library, George...

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1823 5vols Thesaurus Sacrorum Rituum Editio Novissima D Bartholomaeo Gavanto
1823 5vols Thesaurus Sacrorum Rituum Editio Novissima D Bartholomaeo Gavanto

Price: £400.00

Five volumes of Gavanto's chief work Thesaurus Sacrorum Rituum.With three vignette illustrations of altars and rituals to volume I.Collated, complete. Batolommeo Gavanto was an Italian Barnabite priest and liturgist who dedicated himself...

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1823 A Grammar of the English Language William Cobbett Uncommon
1823 A Grammar of the English Language William Cobbett Uncommon

Price: £70.00

An uncommon copy of this instructional work on English grammar by William Cobbett. The work consists of a 'series of letters, intended for the use of schools and of young persons in general; but more especially for the use of soldiers,...

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1823 GRAMMAR English Language & Cottage ECONOMY COBBETT
1823 GRAMMAR English Language & Cottage ECONOMY COBBETT

Price: £275.00

Two early editions of classic works from farmer and journalist William Cobbett in a decorative binding. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, Northumberland, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper. Bound in leather...

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1823 John Watkins The Universal Biographical Dictionary New Edition
1823 John Watkins The Universal Biographical Dictionary New Edition

Price: £39.99

A new edition of Watkins' A Universal Biographical and Historical Dictionary.An Universal Biographical and Historical Dictionary (London, 1800) was a landmark book written and published by British author John Watkins, an English miscellaneous...

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1824 AUCHINLECK Tables of Interest Bookkeeping Samuel Cunningham bookplate
1824 AUCHINLECK Tables of Interest Bookkeeping Samuel Cunningham bookplate

Price: £125.00

A handsome and very scarce Victorian economics aid, bearing the bookplate of Irish noteworthy Samuel Cunningham.One of those rare and intriguing pieces which surfaces every once in awhile to remind us that the vast majority of human...

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1824 DICTIONARY English Language JOHNSON Todd Chalmers
1824 DICTIONARY English Language JOHNSON Todd Chalmers

Price: £650.00

An uncommon edition of Chalmer's extensively revised text of Johnson's famous dictionary. Bound in the original publisher's boards. A great and wonderfully original copy with a lovely provenance. Direct from the library...

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1824 Photii Bibliotheca Ex Recensione Immanuelis Bekkeri Tomus Prior
1824 Photii Bibliotheca Ex Recensione Immanuelis Bekkeri Tomus Prior

Price: £350.00

This is a scarce copy of this work by August Immanuel Bekker.Printed in Greek.August Immanuel Bekker was a German philologist and critic.

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1825 Catalogue of the Herald's Visitations Genealogy Topography MSS Museum
1825 Catalogue of the Herald's Visitations Genealogy Topography MSS Museum

Price: £160.00

An extremely scare generalogical reference book organised by area. Second Edition. Armorial bookplate of Henry Thomas Ellacombe to front pastedown.

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1825 Encyclopaedia Of Agriculture Management Landed Property Illustrated First
1825 Encyclopaedia Of Agriculture Management Landed Property Illustrated First

Price: £210.00

An Encyclopaedia of Agriculture; Comprising the Theory and Practice of the Valuation, Transfer, Laying Out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property; and the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable Productions of...

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1825 Exercises on SPANISH Language Grammar McHenry
1825 Exercises on SPANISH Language Grammar McHenry

Price: £24.99

Leather bound volume containing a guide to Spanish grammar. With the bookplates of James Barratt, Lymm Hall and Charles J. Bewlay, Carleton Hall on the front pastedown.

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1825 Grammatica ITALIANA e FRANCESE Lodovico GOUDAR
1825 Grammatica ITALIANA e FRANCESE Lodovico GOUDAR

Price: £39.99

An early nineteenth century Italian to French textbook in a contemporary binding. In Italian.

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1825 Practical Measuring Made Easy E. Hoppus Reviused T Crosby Fold Out
1825 Practical Measuring Made Easy E. Hoppus Reviused T Crosby Fold Out

Price: £65.00

An revised and improved edition of Hoppus' Measurer.Containing various tables for measuring timber, stone, glass and anything made use of in building construction or repair.Revised by T. Crosby. E. Hoppus was an English surveyor who...

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1825 The Universal Preceptor or General Grammar By David Blair Illustrated Map
1825 The Universal Preceptor or General Grammar By David Blair Illustrated Map

Price: £34.99

An informative textbook on a variety of subjects for use in schools. Twentieth edition. With many engravings throughout and a fold-out map of the world to frontispiece. Previous owner's copperplate inscription to title page of...

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1826 2Vol Debrett's Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland Illustrated Plates
1826 2Vol Debrett's Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland Illustrated Plates

Price: £395.00

Debrett's Peerage of England, Scotland and Ireland with extinct and forfeited peerages. A list of family names, second titles and mottoes.The sixteenth edition, considerably improved of this two volume set. Includes a short history...

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1826 2vols Testamenta Vetusta Illustrations... Wills of Manners N Harris Nicolas
1826 2vols Testamenta Vetusta Illustrations... Wills of Manners N Harris Nicolas

Price: £160.00

Two volumes of this fascinating work on wills.A scarce work, which discusses the will and last testaments of many distinguished families from the reign of Henry II to the accession of Queen Elizabeth I. With a frontispiece...

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1826 Bibliotheca Classica Classical Dictionary John Lempriere Scarce
1826 Bibliotheca Classica Classical Dictionary John Lempriere Scarce

Price: £88.99

A scarce classical dictionary from the early nineteenth century by John Lempriere. John Lemprire (c. 1765, Jersey, February 1, 1824, London) was English classical scholar, lexicographer, theologian, teacher and headmaster. He...

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1826-1833 3Vol Catalogue of the Library of the Writers to his Majesty's Signet
1826-1833 3Vol Catalogue of the Library of the Writers to his Majesty's Signet

Price: £800.00

A scarce three volume set of catalogues.Three of four volumes. Lacking volume four which was published later.The Society of Writers to Her Majesty's signet is a private society of Scottish solicitors dating back to 1594 and part of...

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1827 2vols Constable's Miscellany Volumes VI and VII
1827 2vols Constable's Miscellany Volumes VI and VII

Price: £99.99

Volumes VI and VII of Constable's Miscellany. These two volumes cover Converts from Infidelity. Archibald David Constable FRSE (24 February 1774 21 July 1827) was a Scottish publisher, bookseller and stationer. Constable's Miscellany...

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1827 3vol Universal Geography or A Description of All The Parts of the World
1827 3vol Universal Geography or A Description of All The Parts of the World

Price: £235.00

Volumes I-III of this fascinating geographical work. Volumes I-III only of this eventual six volume set. The final three volumes were published two years later in 1829 by a different publisher. This is the first edition of these three...

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1827 Critical Pronouncing Dictionary The English Language John Walker Reference
1827 Critical Pronouncing Dictionary The English Language John Walker Reference

Price: £150.00

A handsomely bound copy of Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary. Containing "principles of English pronunciation, in which the sounds of letters, syllables and words, are critically investigated and systematically arranged"...

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1827 GRAMMAR Simplified Ocular Analysis GREENLEAF
1827 GRAMMAR Simplified Ocular Analysis GREENLEAF

Price: £120.00

A fascinating 1820s grammar textbook. Very scarce in any

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1828 Royal Kalendar Court Register England Scotland Ireland Colonies Genealogy
1828 Royal Kalendar Court Register England Scotland Ireland Colonies Genealogy

Price: £49.99

An early Almanack from the late Regency. Detailing lists of members of both houses of parliament; the peerage; the baronetage; officers of state, law, universities, and other public bodies; as well as a lunar calendar,...

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1828-68 Handwritten Account Book Georgian Business Management
1828-68 Handwritten Account Book Georgian Business Management

Price: £325.00

A handwritten ledger for a Regency through to Victorian business. With later additions in another hand by a Miss M. Devenish. Written in two columns, containing addresses of customers (or suppliers) and amounts paid....

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1829 12Vols The London Encyclopaedia Or Universal Dictionary Illustrated
1829 12Vols The London Encyclopaedia Or Universal Dictionary Illustrated

Price: £190.00

Twelve volumes of Thomas Tegg's famous London Encyclopaedia, illustrated with both plates and diagrams, tables and graphs. This work is a peerless window into the state of scientific knowledge in Western societies in the first...

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1829 E Arthur New Spirit Calculator Rules Reducing Compounding Spirits Uncommon
1829 E Arthur New Spirit Calculator Rules Reducing Compounding Spirits Uncommon

Price: £110.00

An uncommon first edition of E Arthur's The New Spirit Calculator.Containing tables, formulae, and figures to demonstrate the appropriate strength for the distillation of spirits.

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1829 Lempriere A Classical Dictionary Revised By T. Smith Half Morocco
1829 Lempriere A Classical Dictionary Revised By T. Smith Half Morocco

Price: £80.00

An early edition of the famous classical dictionary by John Lempriere.John Lempriere  was English classical scholar, lexicographer, theologian, teacher and headmaster.This is the work for which he is known; it has been a standard...

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1829 Porny Syllabaire Francois French Spelling Book Names Use French Letters
1829 Porny Syllabaire Francois French Spelling Book Names Use French Letters

Price: £80.00

A scarce French spelling book.Seperated into lessons and subjects, the book has French words and their equivalents running parallel down the pages, with explanations given beforehand. Published in Montreal, the book also gives an interesting...

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1830 A Dictionary of Practical Surgery by Samuel Cooper 2 volumes bound as 1
1830 A Dictionary of Practical Surgery by Samuel Cooper 2 volumes bound as 1

Price: £89.99

A large edition of A Dictionary of Practical Surgery by Samuel Cooper. Two volumes bound as one. Samuel Cooper FRS (September 1780 2 December 1848) was an English surgeon and medical writer. He published a Surgical Dictionary...

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1830 A Treatise on Practical Mensuration by A Nesbit Scarce
1830 A Treatise on Practical Mensuration by A Nesbit Scarce

Price: £30.00

A scarce copy of A Treatise on Practical Mensuration, in Eight Parts by A. Nesbit.Complete in one volume.Fifth Edition, Corrected and Greatly Improved.The whole illustrated by five hundred and eighty Practical Examples, two hundred...

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1830 Nouveau Vocabulaire Francais Alfred de Wailly
1830 Nouveau Vocabulaire Francais Alfred de Wailly

Price: £29.99

A  work of French vocabulary. Sixteenth edition. From the writer of Nouveau dictionnaire franais-latin.

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1830-32 2 Vols English Italian Dictionary BARETTI
1830-32 2 Vols English Italian Dictionary BARETTI

Price: £245.00

An Italian-English dictionary and an English-Italian dictionary from the famous Baretti editions. With the fascinating provenance of Catholic priest and historian James Spencer Northcote, 1821-1907, with his signature,...

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1830-38 8 Vols Lardner's CABINET CYCLOPAEDIA First Ed
1830-38 8 Vols  Lardner's CABINET CYCLOPAEDIA  First Ed

Price: £285.00

An Eight Volume set of Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopaedia. Bound in the original publisher's binding. This set includes Scotland by Sir Walter Scott, Optics by David Brewster, Botany by Rev. J. S. Henslow, and The Netherlands...

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1831 Entick's English-Latin Dictionary Thesaurus William Crakelt
1831 Entick's English-Latin Dictionary Thesaurus William Crakelt

Price: £450.00

A copy of these Latin-English and English-Latin dictionaries bound together in one volume. 'Containing all the words and phrases proper for reading the classic authors in both languages, designed for the use of grammar schools...

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1831 Le Petit Secretaire Parisien Reading English into French on Sight
1831 Le Petit Secretaire Parisien Reading English into French on Sight

Price: £19.99

A guide to teaching French and recognising the written language on sight, intended mainly for schools. The author, Louis Philippe R. Fenwick de Porquet, was a prolific author of French language and grammar, especially of books...

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1831 The British Almanac Useful Knowledge Holidays Peerage
1831 The British Almanac Useful Knowledge Holidays Peerage

Price: £40.00

A collection of interesting and useful facts from the year 1831.With information on eclipses, holidays in public offices, peerage and the royal family.

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1831-1832 4vol Year Book Of Daily Recreation And Every Day Book By William Hone
1831-1832 4vol Year Book Of Daily Recreation And Every Day Book By William Hone

Price: £320.00

An illustrated almanac of curiosities for each day of the year with one hundred and fourteen illustrations to The Year Book and four hundred and thirty-six engravings to The Every-Day Book. In four volumes, a three volume...

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1831-2 2vol Noah Webster A Dictionary of the English Language First UK Edition
1831-2 2vol Noah Webster A Dictionary of the English Language First UK Edition

Price: £3,400.00

An attractive first UK edition of this famous dictionary.The first UK edition, reprinted by E H Barker from a copy communicated by the author and containing manuscript corrections and additions.Complete in two volumes. 'Intended to...

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1832 2 Vols DICTIONNAIRE Francais - Italien et Italien - Francais Buttura
1832 2 Vols DICTIONNAIRE Francais - Italien et Italien - Francais Buttura

Price: £99.99

A uniformly bound set of dictionaries translating the French language into Italian and vice versa. Volume one holds a section on Italian grammar, and volume two holds French grammar. Antonio Buttura was an ordained priest,...

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1832 2vol Samuel Johnson Dictionary of the English Language Engraved Frontis
1832 2vol Samuel Johnson Dictionary of the English Language Engraved Frontis

Price: £490.00

An earl nineteenth copy of Johnson's dictionary. With an engraved frontispiece of Johnson to the first volume. 'To which are prefixed a history of the language, and an English grammar.'After nine years of work, Johnson's A Dictionary...

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1832-1836 Artis Logicae & Questions on Aldrich's Logic
1832-1836 Artis Logicae & Questions on Aldrich's Logic

Price: £125.00

Two fantastic scarce little educational textbooks. A revised edition of Aldrich's lasting Compendium Artis Logica, bound with an exercise book regarding the former text. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with...

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1832-51 68vols Dictionnaire de la Conversation et de la Lecture Ducket First Ed
1832-51 68vols Dictionnaire de la Conversation et de la Lecture Ducket First Ed

Price: £1,350.00

The first edition of this famous French dictionary. In the original French.Dictionnaire de la Conversation et de La Lecture was inspired by the German 'Conversations Lexicon'. It is an enclopedic dictionary which had great success...

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1833 2vol Universal Historical Dictionary George Crabb Names and Places
1833 2vol Universal Historical Dictionary George Crabb Names and Places

Price: £180.00

A handsome fascinating dictionary, containing brief information on influential historic figures and places. George Crabb (17781851) was an English legal and miscellaneous writer. Containing entries on Sir Thomas Liddell, Homer,...

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1833 Compendious View of Universal History and Literature James Bell
1833 Compendious View of Universal History and Literature James Bell

Price: £120.00

A scarce copy of this unusual historical compendium, based on the German edition by G. G. Bredow and translated by Major James Bell. Comprising twenty coloured tables, containing information on historical events and sigificant works...

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1833 Parish Register Abstract For 1831 Population Account Colour Maps And Tables
1833 Parish Register Abstract For 1831 Population Account Colour Maps And Tables

Price: £490.00

A very scarce Parish Register Abstract for 1831.Detailing the rise and fall of populations across counties in England and Wales, the work makes for an interesting insight into Nineteenth Century changes in rural and urban populations,...

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1833-1846 29vols The Penny Cyclopaedia Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
1833-1846 29vols The Penny Cyclopaedia Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Price: £440.00

Twenty nine volumes of the Penny Cyclopaedia. Comprising of all twenty-seven volumes of the encyclopaedia (A-Z) and two supplement volumes. Errata slip to the rear of volume I. Volume I - A-Andes (1833)Volume II - Andocides - Athanagilde...

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1834 - 1842 Catalogues of John Russell Smith Literature
1834 - 1842 Catalogues of John Russell Smith Literature

Price: £235.00

An extensive bound collection of the catalogues of John Russell Smith.Probably now a unique record of this Regency period London BookdealerWith catalogues on numerous subjects, including voyages and travels; fine art; prints and...

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1834 A Critical Pronouncing DICTIONARY and Expositor of the English Language
1834 A Critical Pronouncing DICTIONARY and Expositor of the English Language

Price: £89.99

A scarce complete and universal dictionary of the english Language.New edition.Featuring a frontispiece of John Walker engraved by R. Hicks.To which are prefixed, "Principles of English Pronunciation" , "Rules to be observed by the...

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1834 Bibliographical Catalogue Bannatyne Maitland Roxburghe Clubs Illustrated
1834 Bibliographical Catalogue Bannatyne Maitland Roxburghe Clubs Illustrated

Price: £220.00

A scarce first edition of this bibliographical catalogue.With an engraved frontispiece, and a number of vignette head and tail pieces. Bibliographer John Martin was born in London in 1791. After assisting John Hatchard, bookseller...

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1834 MANUEL VOYAGEUR English French Italian GENLIS
1834 MANUEL VOYAGEUR English French Italian GENLIS

Price: £83.99

The eighteenth edition of this English, French and Italian travel dictionary, which offers an interesting insight into early nineteenth century travel. 'Consisting of Familar Conversations... with Models of Letters, Notes, etc....

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1834-35 3vols Catalogue of the Library of the Late Richard Heber
1834-35 3vols Catalogue of the Library of the Late Richard Heber

Price: £140.00

A set of the Catalogue of the Library of the Late Richard Heber.Three of the complete thirteen volumes.The set consists of: Part I, IV, and VI, and is missing Parts II, III, V, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII and XIII.Richard Heber...

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1834-36 7vols Catalogue of the Library of the Late Richard Heber
1834-36 7vols Catalogue of the Library of the Late Richard Heber

Price: £400.00

A set of the Catalogue of the Library of the Late Richard Heber.Seven of the complete thirteen volumes.The set consists of: Part I, II, IV, VI, VII, VIII and XI, and is missing Parts III, V, IX, X, XII and XIII.Richard Heber (5...

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1835 A Treatise on Algebraical Geometry by the Rev S W Waud
1835 A Treatise on Algebraical Geometry by the Rev S W Waud

Price: £115.00

A scarce work on Mathematics.By the Rev. S. W. Waud, Fellow and Tutor of Magdalene College, Cambridge.Published under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

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1835 Grammatical Questions Adapted to the Grammar of Lindley Murray Bradley 8th
1835 Grammatical Questions Adapted to the Grammar of Lindley Murray Bradley 8th

Price: £18.00

The eighth edition of this work on Grammar.Charles Bradley was a preacher and writer of sermons, belonging to the evangelical school of the Church of England.

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1835 The Universal Cambist and Commercial Instructor P Kelly Coins Weights
1835 The Universal Cambist and Commercial Instructor P Kelly Coins Weights

Price: £260.00

An extensive treatise on the currencies and measures of the world in 1835.Illustrated with two maps of India.  Second edition, corrected from verified standards by order and aid of Government and the East India Company.Two volumes...

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1836 2vol Charles Richardson A New Dictionary Of The English Language
1836 2vol Charles Richardson A New Dictionary Of The English Language

Price: £11,000.00

A first edition of A New Dictionary of the English Language by Charles Richardson. Volume I A-K, volume II L-Z and with a Preliminary Essay to front of volume II. In two volumes complete. First edition. Second...

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1836 An Encyclopaedia of Plants J C Loudon Illustrated New Edition Culture Histo
1836 An Encyclopaedia of Plants J C Loudon Illustrated New Edition Culture Histo

Price: £300.00

A horticultural reference work.This encyclopaedic work describes the specific character, culture and history of several plants that are indigenous to/cultivated in/introduced to Britain as of the time of writing.Illustrated throughout,...

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1836 DICTIONNAIRE Francais-Italien by A Ronna
1836 DICTIONNAIRE Francais-Italien by A Ronna

Price: £42.99

A useful French and Italian dictionary. "D'Apres la Nouvelle Edition du Dictionnaire de L'Academie Francais et de Celle du Dictionnaire de la Langue Italienne". The first part contains French-Italian, and the second Italian-French. With...

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1836 Dictionnaire Universel Manuel Encyclopedique P C V Boiste Eighth Edition
1836 Dictionnaire Universel Manuel Encyclopedique P C V Boiste Eighth Edition

Price: £70.00

A French-English dictionary from P. C. V. Boiste.Including a folding table to the rear.Eighth edition, revised, corrected, and considerably augmented from Charles Nodier. Printed in three columns. Bookplate of Sir Gilbert Frankland...

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1836 English Exercises Adapted to Murray's English Grammar by Lindley Murray
1836 English Exercises Adapted to Murray's English Grammar by Lindley Murray

Price: £38.00

A useful reference book on Exercises in English by Lindley Murray.Designed for the benefit of private learners, as well as for schools.The forty-fourth edition.

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1836 Johnsoniana or Supplement to Boswell
1836 Johnsoniana or Supplement to Boswell

Price: £64.99

A study of the anecdotes and sayings of Dr. Johnson. Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist,...

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1836 Le Petit Secretaire Parisien PORQUET French
1836 Le Petit Secretaire Parisien  PORQUET   French

Price: £39.99

A bright, clean edition of the scarce Le Petit Secretaire Parisien by Louis Fenwick de Porquet. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. With a White & Sons bookseller's label on the front pastedown. This book is a comprehensive...

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1836 Le Tresor de L'Ecolier Francais PORQUET French
1836 Le Tresor de L'Ecolier Francais  PORQUET  French

Price: £45.99

 A bright, early edition of Louis Porquet's Le Tresor de L'Ecolier Franais. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. There is White & Son's bookseller's label on the front pastedown. This book is a comprehensive...

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1836 Nouveau Secretaire General a l'usage de la Jeunesse by G C Lhermitte
1836 Nouveau Secretaire General a l'usage de la Jeunesse by G C Lhermitte

Price: £37.99

An instructional manual entitled New Secretary General for the use of the Youth. In French. The volume contains models containing letters, compliments, commerce and petitions.

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1836 The Army List For July Military Reference Volume
1836 The Army List For July Military Reference Volume

Price: £60.00

A uncommon army reference guide.Rare to see the original paper covers survive.Listing all the people enlisted in the army in July 1836, the work makes for an valuable reference for students of military history.

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1836 The Speaker or Miscellaneous Pieces Two Essays William Enfield
1836 The Speaker or Miscellaneous Pieces Two Essays William Enfield

Price: £39.99

A scarce new edition of William Enfield's broad anthology of practical essays. Featuring an engraved frontispiece depicting Maria. To which are prefixed two essays on elocution, and on reading works of taste.

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1836 The Universal Preceptor or General Grammar by the Rev David Blair
1836 The Universal Preceptor or General Grammar by the Rev David Blair

Price: £24.99

A useful reference book on the Arts, Sciences and Useful Knowledge. For the use of schools. The sisty-sixth edition, improved, with many engravings.

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1836-1839 Synopsis Of The Contents Of The British Museum And Other Pamphlet
1836-1839 Synopsis Of The Contents Of The British Museum And Other Pamphlet

Price: £190.00

A very scarce British Museum reference, to which a further pamphlet is affixed, in leather binding.Acting as a interesting insight into the exhibits of the British Museum at the time, as well as a profile of the Queen vs. Lumsdaine...

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1836-44 7vols Chambers Edinburgh Journal Vols IV VII VIII IX X XI XII W Chambers
1836-44 7vols Chambers Edinburgh Journal Vols IV VII VIII IX X XI XII W Chambers

Price: £225.00

Seven volumes of Chambers' Edinburgh JournalThe Edinburgh Journal also later known as the Journal of Literature Science and Arts was written by Robert and William Chambers. The journal was a weekly 16-page magazine which included topical...

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1837 An Abridgement of Ainsworths Dictionary Thomas Morell For the Use of School
1837 An Abridgement of Ainsworths Dictionary Thomas Morell For the Use of School

Price: £30.00

A reference work aimed at schools. Based on Ainsworth's English to Latin dictionary. Written by Thomas Morell, an English librettist, classical scholar and printer.Edited by John Carey LL.D. 

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1837 HOPPUS'S TABLES FOR MEASURING E. Hoppus Leather
1837 HOPPUS'S TABLES FOR MEASURING  E. Hoppus  Leather

Price: £49.99

A copy of Edward Hoppus' Tables of Measuring. Bound in diced leather with gilt decoration to the spine. With Alexander Davis' ink signature on the front pastedown. Edward Hoppus (d. 1739), was a surveyor for the...

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1838 4vol Year Book Of Daily Recreation And Every Day Table Book By William Hone
1838 4vol Year Book Of Daily Recreation And Every Day Table Book By William Hone

Price: £170.00

An illustrated almanac of curiosities for each day of the year with four hundred and thirty-six engravings to The Every-Day Book and one hundred and fourteen illustrations to The Year Book. In four volumes complete. The...

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1838 REFERENCE Dictionary CROOK Numerical Data Removed
1838 REFERENCE Dictionary CROOK Numerical Data Removed

Price: £29.99

William H. Crook's A Plan and Dictionary, by which the Difficulty of Remembering Numerial Data is Removed, with Historical and Scientific Illustrations. Bound in cloth. Fourth Edition. With the armorial bookplate for Thomas Tudor...

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1839 The Parisian GRAMMAR PORQUET French
1839  The Parisian GRAMMAR  PORQUET  French

Price: £37.99

A bright, clean copy of the scarce French textbook, The Parisian Grammar by Louis Porquet. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. With White & Sons bookseller's label on the front pastedown. This book is a comprehensive...

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1839 The Eighth Meeting of the British Association Vol VII First Edition
1839 The Eighth Meeting of the British Association Vol VII First Edition

Price: £49.99

An attractive copy of the Report of the Eighth Meeting for the British Association for the Advancement of Science. The British Science Association, formerly known as British Association for the Advancement of Science or the BA,...

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1840 Greek and English Lexicon Scientific Terms George Dunbar Measures Coins
1840 Greek and English Lexicon Scientific Terms George Dunbar Measures Coins

Price: £80.00

A first edition two part Greek and English dictionary that made George Dunbar's name. The work includes an appendix, explanatory of scientific terms. Dunbar has added tables of grecian measures, weight conversions, coin...

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1840 Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning Francis Bacon Pickering Ed
1840 Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning Francis Bacon Pickering Ed

Price: £120.00

A detailed copy of Bacon's Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Edited by B. Montagu. Adorned with a beautifully engraved title page. Containing the original publishers' advertisements to the start of the work, and bound...

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1840 Outlines of BANKS, Banking and Currency Joseph Macardy
1840 Outlines of BANKS, Banking and Currency Joseph Macardy

Price: £325.00

A detailed referential text written over twelve years, accounting currencies, regulations and the history of a selection of banks. With an introduction explaining the origin of the bank. Featuring a folding frontispiece and several...

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1841 The British Almanac for the Year of Our Lord 1841
1841 The British Almanac for the Year of Our Lord 1841

Price: £20.00

A British Almanac of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.A collection of useful information for the year 1841.With tables and statistics.

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1842 Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education Scarce 1841-42
1842 Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education Scarce 1841-42

Price: £70.00

A scarce record of the minutes of the Educational Committee meetings from 1841-42.With details of the Glasgow Education Society, elementary education in Aberdeen and Fordyce, and more.

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1843 DIZIONARIO Universale Portatile Nicola de JACOBIS
1843 DIZIONARIO Universale Portatile Nicola de JACOBIS

Price: £276.00

The first edition of a scarce and rather impressively extensive Italian dictionary from the mid-nineteeth century.  Volume One only. Volume One of Three. From A to F. In Italian. With an ink stamp and printed note to...

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1843 Francis Passow Liddell Scott Greek English Lexicon German Work Leather
1843 Francis Passow Liddell Scott Greek English Lexicon German Work Leather

Price: £650.00

A scarce first edition of this Greek-English dictionary, in decorative leather binding.Based on the previous German-Greek work of Francis Passow, this extensive, detailed volume provides essential reference material for any Greek to...

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1844 2 Vol John Poynder Literary Extracts from English Other Works First Scarce
1844 2 Vol John Poynder Literary Extracts from English Other Works First Scarce

Price: £260.00

A scarce first edition of John Poynder's Literary Extracts from English and Other Works.A theological writer and lawyer, John Poynder is mainly known for his Literary Extracts and publications of his Christian missions to...

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1844 2Vol A New Dictionary English Languge Explanation with Etymology Richardson
1844 2Vol A New Dictionary English Languge Explanation with Etymology Richardson

Price: £950.00

A set of English dictionaries, considered to be the most substantial lexicographical undertaking in England between that of Samuel Johnson and the O.E.D. In 1818 the opening portions of an English lexicon, by Richardson, appeared...

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1844 2vol Catalogue of the Manuscript Maps Charts and Plans John Holmes
1844 2vol Catalogue of the Manuscript Maps Charts and Plans John Holmes

Price: £120.00

A bibliographic catalogue of maps and charters held in the British Museum. Including lists of world maps, local English maps, French maps, and more. Complete in two volumes, with a third having been published subsequently....

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1844 2vols Cyclopedia ENGLISH LITERATURE Chambers Illus
1844 2vols Cyclopedia ENGLISH LITERATURE Chambers Illus

Price: £167.99

Two leatherbound volumes with decorative gilt tooling to spines and brown cloth covered boards. A first edition which is in two volumes complete, and is illustrated with small black and white woodcuts. Robert...

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1844 3Vol Samuel Coleridge The Friend A Series of Essays on Politics Morals
1844 3Vol Samuel Coleridge The Friend A Series of Essays on Politics Morals

Price: £60.00

 Samuel Coleridge's Friend in three volumes.Samuel Taylor Coleridge (21 October 1772 25 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement...

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1844 A Treatise on the Integral Calculus by J Hymers Third Edition
1844 A Treatise on the Integral Calculus by J Hymers Third Edition

Price: £45.00

A scarce copy of A Treatise on the Integral Calculus by J. Hymers.Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged.With fold-out plates to the rear of the volume.

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1844 Saunders and Otley The Print Collector Decorative Headpieces Vignettes
1844 Saunders and Otley The Print Collector Decorative Headpieces Vignettes

Price: £44.00

A first edition copy of the 1844 work, 'The Print Collector'.Illustrated with decorative headpiece vignettes and tailpiece. This work introduces the reader to the knowledge that one would require to begin building up a collection...

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1844 The Claims of Labour the Duties of the Employers to the Employed First Ed
1844 The Claims of Labour the Duties of the Employers to the Employed First Ed

Price: £49.99

An uncommon essay on employment, published by William Pickering.William Pickering (2 April 1796 27 April 1854) was an English publisher, notable for introducing cloth binding to British publishing before 1820.Pickering began working...

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1845 An Abridged Catalogue of the Saffron Walden Museum 1845 Illustrated Scarce
1845 An Abridged Catalogue of the Saffron Walden Museum 1845 Illustrated Scarce

Price: £240.00

A catalogue for the Saffron Walden Museum.With a frontispiece and vignettes throughout. This is an abridged catalogue and highlights several fascinating exhibits at the museum at the time of publication (1845). A scarce work, which...

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1845 Dictionary of Dates Universal Reference Joseph Haydn Third Edition
1845 Dictionary of Dates Universal Reference Joseph Haydn Third Edition

Price: £550.00

An extensive history of many items, peoples and countries of the world. Third edition, to which is added a copius index of leading names. Haydn's reputation rests on the Dictionary of Dates. Posterity has upheld his own assessment...

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1845 Scientific & Literary TREASURY Samuel Maunder
1845 Scientific & Literary TREASURY Samuel Maunder

Price: £47.99

An early edition of Maunder's in-depth encyclopedia of literature. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. Fourth Edition. Samuel Maunder, 1785 - 1849, was a compiler of reference works. Maunder...

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1846 Tables and Rules by J B Huntington Scarce Railway and Canal Building
1846 Tables and Rules  by J B Huntington Scarce Railway and Canal Building

Price: £90.00

A useful reference work on engineering by J. B. Huntington.With tables to the front of the volume and essays to the rear.For building railways and canals.With numerous diagrams and formulae.There is no litho frontispiece to this volume....

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1847 Augustus De Morgan Arithmetical Books From The Invention Of Printing
1847 Augustus De Morgan Arithmetical Books From The Invention Of Printing

Price: £285.00

A catalogue of books on arithmetic.First Edition.Noted as "probably the first significant work of scientific bibliography" , the volume deals with works from the invention of printing up until the time of publication, and contains...

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1847 John GUY Outlines Of USEFUL KNOWLEDGE Use Schools Scarce
1847 John GUY Outlines Of USEFUL KNOWLEDGE Use Schools Scarce

Price: £59.99

An extremely scarce and charming little educational book for school children. Containing a wide assortment of interesting subjects, from the human body, to rum, to coal to fur, to rainbows and more.

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1847 Tables of Interest by John Thomson Fourteenth Edition
1847 Tables of Interest by John Thomson Fourteenth Edition

Price: £99.99

A copy of 'Tables of Interest, at 3, 4, 4 1/2, and 5 per cent. From one pound to ten thousand, and from one to three hundred and sixty-five days, in a regular progression of single days: with tables, at all the above rates, from...

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1847-1850 George Willis A Catalogue of Ancient and Modern Books Bookseller
1847-1850 George Willis A Catalogue of Ancient and Modern Books Bookseller

Price: £450.00

A collection of publisher's catalgouer for bookseller George Willis.The catalgoues run from number 1-40, August 1847- 1850. George Willis was a bookseller famous for pioneering the monthly catalogue, which took advantage of a growing...

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1848 12vol A New General Biographical Dictionary Hugh James Rose
1848 12vol A New General Biographical Dictionary Hugh James Rose

Price: £265.00

A complete collection of this biographical dictionary from Hugh James Rose.Volume I: A-ANSVolume II: ANS-BAHVolume III: BAH-BEEVolume IV: BEE-BRAVolume V: BRA-CAPVolume VI: CAP-CZEVolume VII: DAC-GEOVolume VIII: GEO-JENVolume IX: JEP-MARVolume...

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1848 Hoppus's Practical Measurer Or Measuring Made Easy With A New Set Of Tables
1848 Hoppus's Practical Measurer Or Measuring Made Easy With A New Set Of Tables

Price: £24.99

Hoppus's Practical Measurer; or Measuring Made Easy to the Meanest Capacity By a New Set of Tables, Which Shew at Sight the Solid Content of Any Piece of Timber, Stone &c.Also, the superficial content of boards, glass, painting,...

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1848 The Young Mill-Wright and Miller's Guide Oliver Evans Illustrated Scarce
1848 The Young Mill-Wright and Miller's Guide Oliver Evans Illustrated Scarce

Price: £465.00

An important work in the history of mill farm instruction from an American inventor. Twelfth Edition with additions and corrections by Thomas P. Jones. Twenty-eight descriptive plates to the rear, collated complete. With a description...

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1848-1863 Handwritten Banking Ledger Personal Banking Book Bosanquet & Co.
1848-1863 Handwritten Banking Ledger Personal Banking Book Bosanquet & Co.

Price: £160.00

A unique handwritten banking ledger of the Victorian era.For an account held with Bosanquet, Franks and Whatman and Charles Holland Kendall.Bosanquet and Co., better known as Bosanquet Anderdon & Co were a noted London banking...

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