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1908 University of Glasgow Deed of Gift of the Newlands Scholarships History
1908 University of Glasgow Deed of Gift of the Newlands Scholarships History

Price: £44.99

An interesting pair of letters from Lord Newlands to the Principal of the University of Glasgow for the purpose of setting up scholarships in his name. James Henry Cecil Hozier, 2nd Baron Newlands (4 April 1851 5 September...

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1908 W J Couper The Edinburgh Periodical Press Bibliography 1711-1800 Journalism
1908 W J Couper The Edinburgh Periodical Press Bibliography 1711-1800 Journalism

Price: £45.00

A scarce volume of this bibliographical work on Edinburgh printing.'Being a bibliographical account of the newspapers, journals and magazines issued in Edinburgh from the earliest times to 1800'Volume II of II. With a frontispiece.William...

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1908-1910 2vol The Journal of Hellenic Studies XXVIII and XXX Archaeology
1908-1910 2vol The Journal of Hellenic Studies XXVIII and XXX Archaeology

Price: £99.99

Two journals containing archeological and historical essays and findings on Greece and the ancient world. Containing volume XXVIII (1908) and volume XXX (1910). Published for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies. Illustrated...

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1909 2 Vols New History METHODISM W. J. Townsend Illustrated
1909 2 Vols New History METHODISM W. J. Townsend Illustrated

Price: £39.99

An illustrated early twentieth-century study into the origins of Methodism. Featuring coloured tissue-guarded portrait frontispieces. Contains thirty-two illustrated plates. Volume II has a fold-out table to the rear. Complete...

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1909 Coins and How to Know Them Gertrude Rawlings Collecting Uncommon Second Ed
1909 Coins and How to Know Them Gertrude Rawlings Collecting Uncommon Second Ed

Price: £39.99

Gertrude Burford Rawling's informative work on the science of coins. Profusely illustrated with over 200 photogravure illustrations. Second edition.

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1909 Days Before History H R Hall Illustrated J J Findlay
1909 Days Before History H R Hall Illustrated J J Findlay

Price: £24.00

An illustrated work on ancient history.With illustrations in the text, five full page plates and a frontispiece.

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1909 Indian Borderland 1880-1900 Colonel Holdich Illus Folding Maps 2nd
1909 Indian Borderland 1880-1900 Colonel Holdich Illus Folding Maps 2nd

Price: £295.00

An illustrated work on the history of the Indian borderland in the nineteenth century, written by Thomas Holdich, illustrated with two folding maps. The second edition of this work. 'The Indian...

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1909 La Nevrose Galante au dix-huitieme Siecle Antonin Reschal Illustrated
1909 La Nevrose Galante au dix-huitieme Siecle Antonin Reschal Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A detailed exploration into Libertinism and women within the eighteenth century. Written in French. Illustrated throughout with a total of fourteen photographic plates and facsimiles.

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1909 Lorenzo the Magnificent E L S Horsburgh Illustrated Italian History
1909 Lorenzo the Magnificent E L S Horsburgh Illustrated Italian History

Price: £120.00

A history of the life and times of Italian statesman, Lorenzo de'Medici.Illustrated throughout with many plates.

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1909 Salomon Reinach Repertoire Relief Grecs Romains French Archaeology Book
1909 Salomon Reinach Repertoire Relief Grecs Romains French Archaeology Book

Price: £48.00

An uncommon, illustrated directory of Roman and Greek ruins written by Salomon Reinach. The first volume in a three volume set. Reinach was a renowned archaeologist, making particularly notable findings at Myrina and Carthage in the...

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1909 The Evolution of Journalism Illustrated First Edition War Correspondents
1909 The Evolution of Journalism Illustrated First Edition War Correspondents

Price: £29.99

A scarce first edition history of man's need to record and share his thoughts and experiences.Illustrated portrait plates of editors, writers and artists that all contributed toward's the development of the journalism industry...

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1909 The Face of China E G Kemp Illustrated Limited Edition Buddhism
1909 The Face of China E G Kemp Illustrated Limited Edition Buddhism

Price: £140.00

A profusely illustration limted edition copy of 'The Face of China' illustrated and authored by the talented artist Emily Georgiana Kemp. Limited Edition special edition, number 24 of 110, (with...

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1909 The Inns of Court
1909 The Inns of Court

Price: £24.00

A first edition copy of Cecil Headlam's fascinating study of the Inns of Court in London; with charming illustrations by the renowned English landscape artist, writer and illustrator Gordon Home. ...

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1909 The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirks Colonists Manitoba Canada G Bryce
1909 The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirks Colonists Manitoba Canada G Bryce

Price: £55.00

An historical work on the settlers of Manitoba, Canada.This work is based on the establishment of the Red River Colony of 1811 and events following the settlement. The expedition were lead by Thomas Douglas, a Scottish peer. He...

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1910 4Vols Aulard The French Revolution A Political History First Edition
1910 4Vols Aulard The French Revolution A Political History First Edition

Price: £120.00

A first English edition of this notable history of the French Revolution, complete in four volumes.Its author, Francois Victor Alphonse Aulard, was the first professional historian of the French Revolution, and of Napoleon, arguing...

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1910 A Genealogical Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, the Privy Council, Knightage and
1910 A Genealogical Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, the Privy Council, Knightage and

Price: £110.00

A seventy seventh edition copy of Burke's renowned genealogical reference work; containing a complete A-Z alphabet list of the Peers and Baronets of early twentieth century Britain. Since its...

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1910 A Literary History of Rome J. Wight Duff Frontispiece 2nd
1910 A Literary History of Rome J. Wight Duff Frontispiece 2nd

Price: £45.00

The second edition of J. Wight Duff's history of literature in Rome, illustrated with a frontispiece. The second edition of this work. An account of Latin literature in Rome, the development...

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1910 A Short History of the Church of England
1910 A Short History of the Church of England

Price: £34.00

An uncommon first edition copy of J. F. Kendall's fascinating work of ecclesiastical history; copiously illustrated throughout. As a concise history, this work examines the developments of...

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1910 Catalogue Of Books Manuscripts At Shakespeares Birthplace Illustrated First
1910 Catalogue Of Books Manuscripts At Shakespeares Birthplace Illustrated First

Price: £26.99

Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Works of Art, Antiques and Relics at Present Exhibited in Shakespeare's Birthplace Sixty-one illustrations including black and white plates. First edition. With a list of Trustees to front...

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1910 Frank A. Munby The Romance Of Book Selling With Plates First Edition
1910 Frank A. Munby The Romance Of Book Selling With Plates First Edition

Price: £70.00

A first edition of this work on book-selling, by noted collector Frank A. Munby.With plates throughout, the work offers a history of the trade from the "earliest times to the twentieth century" , with sections on Oxford and Cambridge...

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1910 Heraldry Simplified an Easy Introduction to the Science Complete Body of Armory
1910 Heraldry Simplified an Easy Introduction to the Science Complete Body of Armory

Price: £35.00

The first edition of W. A. Copinger's useful guide to heraldry, illustrated throughout by W. Clafton. The first edition of this work. A useful work discussing heraldry in a simplified manner,...

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1910 List of Publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology Smithsonian
1910 List of Publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology Smithsonian

Price: £50.00

A publication from the Smithsonian Institution.This is bulletin number 49 from the Bureau of American Ethnology.This is a list of the publications from the Bureau of American Ethnology with an index to the Authors and Titles.

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1910 Money and the Mechanism of Exchange
1910 Money and the Mechanism of Exchange

Price: £90.00

A pleasing copy of William Stanley Jevons's authoritative economic work 'Money and the Mechanism of Exchange'. Examining the past and present monetary systems of the world, the materials used...

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1910 Some Experiences of an Irish R M by E O Somerville and Martin Ross
1910 Some Experiences of an Irish R M by E O Somerville and Martin Ross

Price: £24.00

A copy of Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. O. Somerville and Martin Ross, Authors of The Real Charlotte, An Irish Cousin, The Silver Fox, etc. etc.With illustrations by E. O. Somerville.New edition.

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1910 The Age of Drake LW Lyde Second Edition Elizabethan History Relfe Binding
1910 The Age of Drake LW Lyde Second Edition Elizabethan History Relfe Binding

Price: £48.00

A collection of stories and poems from the time of Sir Francis Drake.Second edition. Illustrated with numerous engravings.

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1910 The Gates of India Sir Thomas Holdich Maps First Edition Travelogue
1910 The Gates of India Sir Thomas Holdich Maps First Edition Travelogue

Price: £135.00

The first edition of this historical travelogue regarding India. Written by scholar and geographer, Sir Thomas Hungerford Holdich. In the publisher's original binding. Illustrated, with five...

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1910 The John Rylands Facsimiles No. 3 A Little Boke For The Pestilence
1910 The John Rylands Facsimiles No. 3 A Little Boke For The Pestilence

Price: £44.00

A facsimile from the John Rylands library, with an introduction by Guthrie Vine.Reproducing the very scarce and curious work by the "Bisshop of Arusiens" , entitled "a litil boke for the Pestilence" , the work offers an explanation...

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1910 The Rationale of Ceremonial Cyril Cobb Henry VIII
1910 The Rationale of Ceremonial Cyril Cobb Henry VIII

Price: £62.00

This is the 18th volume from the Alcuin Club Collections series regarding church ceremony.This edition, the first thus, appears 'with notes and Appendices and an Essay on the Regulation of ceremonial during the reign of King...

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1910 The Romance of a Medici Warrior Christopher Hare Illustrated First Edition
1910 The Romance of a Medici Warrior Christopher Hare Illustrated First Edition

Price: £32.00

The first edition of Christopher Hare's biography on Giovanni Delle Bande Nere, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. A biography on Giovanni Delle Bande Nere, also known...

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1910-1918 11Vol Les Origines de la France Contemporaine Hippolyte Taine French
1910-1918 11Vol Les Origines de la France Contemporaine Hippolyte Taine French

Price: £600.00

This is an attractive eleven volume set of this noted history of france by Hippolyte Taine.Complete in eleven volumes with Volume XI two volumes bound in one.In original French.Volumes as follows: Volume I & II- L'Ancient RegimeVolume...

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1911 4vols Folkenes Historie Fremstillet Af Noriske Historikere J Ottosen Moller
1911 4vols Folkenes Historie Fremstillet Af Noriske Historikere J Ottosen Moller

Price: £95.00

Four volumes of this historical work on folklore historians.In the original Danish.With several illustrations, both vignettes and full page plates throughout. Edited by Johan Ottosen and Niels Moller. Volumes I-III and then...

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1911 A History of Eton College (1440-1910) Sir H C Maxwell Lyte Illustrated
1911 A History of Eton College (1440-1910) Sir H C Maxwell Lyte Illustrated

Price: £95.00

An historical work on one of England's oldest schools.Eton is one of the original seven public schools in England.Illustrated throughout, with eleven plates and numerous wood engravings.The fourth edition of this work. Written by British...

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1911 A School History of England
1911 A School History of England

Price: £20.00

An uncommon children's historical work by the notable English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist Rudyard Kipling, and the renowned English historian Charles Robert Leslie Fletcher. ...

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1911 Die Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller Theodoret Kirchengeschichte
1911 Die Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller Theodoret Kirchengeschichte

Price: £135.00

A scarce copy of Kirchengeschichte's work on the first three centuries of Greek Christian writers.In German and Greek. With a biography of the author.

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1911 OCEANIA English Colonies by James A. Froude ILLUS.
1911 OCEANIA English Colonies by James A. Froude ILLUS.

Price: £69.99

A scarce, illustrated edition of Froude's study of the English colonies, in a Tyttenhanger Lodge preparatory school presentation binding. Bound in full calf leather with a spine label and gilt lettering and decoration. Includes a...

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1911 Records of the Basketmakers' Company Henry Hodgkinson Bobart Signed
1911 Records of the Basketmakers' Company Henry Hodgkinson Bobart Signed

Price: £39.99

A collection of the records of the Basketmaker's Company. Including a frontispiece.With author's ink inscription to front endpaper, stating, 'To Mr and Mrs Thomas Fryer, from the author, in appreciation of much kindness, July 1928'....

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1911 Saint Cecilia's Hall In the Niddry Wynd David Fraser Harris Illustrated
1911 Saint Cecilia's Hall In the Niddry Wynd David Fraser Harris Illustrated

Price: £50.00

This is a scarce second edition of this select history of music.A chapter in the history of the music of the past in Edinburgh.Saint Cecilia's Hall in Edinburgh is Scotland's oldest purpose-built concert hall, and the second oldest...

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1911 Some Family Leaves by James A Duncan Illustrated Family History Literature
1911 Some Family Leaves by James A Duncan Illustrated Family History Literature

Price: £350.00

A fascinating glimpse into a single family's history and their literary endeavours, afforded by the Duncan family. The volume begins with five chapters outlining the family's history and then outlines a variety of verse and prose...

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1911 The Evolution of Urine Analysis An Historical Sketch Medical History
1911 The Evolution of Urine Analysis An Historical Sketch Medical History

Price: £80.00

An illustrated history of urine examination.With coloured illustrations in the text, a coloured frontispiece and a map of Birmingham.

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1911 The Expansion of England Two Courses of Lectures by Sir J R Seeley
1911 The Expansion of England Two Courses of Lectures by Sir J R Seeley

Price: £125.00

A beautifully bound copy of The Expansion of England.By Sir J. R. Seeley, Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Cambridge, Fellow of Gonville and Caius College; Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and Honorary...

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1911 The Great Solemnity of the Coronation Signed Presentation Copy Macleane
1911 The Great Solemnity of the Coronation Signed Presentation Copy Macleane

Price: £140.00

A smart, signed copy of this work on the coronation ceremony of British royalty. With author's presentation inscription to, 'Herbert dear' to front endpaper, and with a signed letter from the author to, 'My dear Bertie' loosely...

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1911 The WORLD of Today JAPANESE Illustrated
1911 The WORLD of Today JAPANESE Illustrated

Price: £59.99

An illustrated hardback with paper covered boards.  This illustrated book, published by the Yurakusha, concerns commercial and industrial interests particular to Great Britain and America, which is illustrative of the whole...

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1911-2002 59Vols The Mariner's Mirror Society for Nautical Research Quarterly
1911-2002 59Vols The Mariner's Mirror Society for Nautical Research Quarterly

Price: £1,900.00

88 volumes, bound as 59, of the international journal of the Society for Nautical Research; an exceptional private run from 1911-2003.The journal has been published since 1911, and is recognised as the leading journal for its...

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1912 A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland
1912 A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland

Price: £350.00

A nicely bound copy of Bernard Burke's work looking at the gentry of Ireland in the nineteenth century, illustrated in-text with coat of arms throughout. Burke's Peerage was dedicated to documenting...

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1912 BACON'S ESSAYS Humphries HISTORY
1912 BACON'S ESSAYS Humphries HISTORY

Price: £35.99

Publisher's full blue cloth binding with gilt titles to spine.  The Sydney edition of Bacon's Essays illustrated with portrait frontispiece, vignette to title page and illuminated initials. A collection of 58 essays by Francis...

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1912 Chronique Parisienne des Six Derniers mois d'Empire Ginisty Deekens Binding
1912 Chronique Parisienne des Six Derniers mois d'Empire Ginisty Deekens Binding

Price: £95.00

An interesting history book on the final six months of the Empire.With the original paper wraps bound in this book.Illustrated throughout, with fifteen plates of notable figures and places. Written by Paul Ginisty & M Quatrelles...

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1912 Germany E T Compton E Harrison Compton Rev J F Dickie Illustrated First Ed
1912 Germany E T Compton E Harrison Compton Rev J F Dickie Illustrated First Ed

Price: £65.00

A pleasing first edition copy of this work of German history, profusely illustrated throughout by E. T. Compton and E. Harrison Compton. A first edition copy of this work. Illustrated by...

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1912 Guillaume Apollinaire L'oeuvre De Francisco Delicado La Lozana Andaluza
1912 Guillaume Apollinaire L'oeuvre De Francisco Delicado La Lozana Andaluza

Price: £70.00

An uncommon French language study in Francisco Delicado.A Spanish writer of the Renassiance, little is known of his life aside from his travels from Spain to Italy, where he wrote his novel Portrait of Lozana: The Lusty Andalusian...

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1912 History of Old Sheffield Plate by Frederick Bradbury First Edition Illus
1912 History of Old Sheffield Plate by Frederick Bradbury First Edition Illus

Price: £150.00

The first edition of this highly regarded work detailing the fascinating history of silver and plated goods in Sheffield. The first edition of the work. Uncommon. Profusely illustrated throughout...

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1912 La Premiere Renaissance Rome Rodocanachi Illustrated First Edition Scarce
1912 La Premiere Renaissance Rome Rodocanachi Illustrated First Edition Scarce

Price: £135.00

A lovely scarce first edition copy of this fascinating history of Renaissance Rome in the period from the papacy of Julius II to that of Leo X by Emmanuel Rodocanachi. Emmanuel Rodocanachi was...

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1912 Maitland of Lethington The Minister of Mary Stuart Life and Times E Russell
1912 Maitland of Lethington The Minister of Mary Stuart Life and Times E Russell

Price: £60.00

A biographical work on the life and political career of the noted Scottish political figure during the reign of Mary, Queen of Scots. In the publisher's original cloth binding, this is a pleasing...

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1912 Memoirs of Napoleon Louis Bourrienne Abridged Robert Armstrong Very Scarce
1912 Memoirs of Napoleon Louis Bourrienne Abridged Robert Armstrong Very Scarce

Price: £45.00

A very scarce and abridged biographical work by Louis Bourrienne on the notable French military leader, Napoleon Bonaparte. Very scarce. This particular copy is part of The "Active Service"...

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1912 OLD ENGLISH CHINA Porcelain HAYDEN Wedgwood
1912 OLD ENGLISH CHINA Porcelain HAYDEN Wedgwood

Price: £24.99

Pictorial green cloth binding with white and black detail.  Includes lots of photographic plates and in text illustrations. Comprehensive guide to English China with chapters on; Old Derby Chelsea China The Bow China...

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1912 Records by Spade and Terrier J D C Wickham Illustrated Stone Age Celtic
1912 Records by Spade and Terrier J D C Wickham Illustrated Stone Age Celtic

Price: £48.00

A collection of historical anecdotes and discoveries from the Mendip area by J. D. C. Wickham. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographic plates.

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1912 Records by Spade and Terrier Rev J D C Wickham Illustrated Stone Age
1912 Records by Spade and Terrier Rev J D C Wickham Illustrated Stone Age

Price: £40.00

A scarce copy of Records by Spade and Terrier by the Rev. J. D. C. Wickham.With 24 Plates and Other Illustrations.Historical Side-lights from the discvoery of Stone-Age, Celtic, and Roman remains ; also from the Etymology of local...

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1912 Sinking of the Titanic Thomas H Russell Captain E J Smith Portrait
1912 Sinking of the Titanic Thomas H Russell Captain E J Smith Portrait

Price: £250.00

A first edition of this work on the Titanic.With a frontispiece portrait of Captain E J Smith

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1912 Specimina Condicvm Latinorvm Vaticanorvm Illustrated Latin With Booklet
1912 Specimina Condicvm Latinorvm Vaticanorvm Illustrated Latin With Booklet

Price: £55.00

A profusely illustrated volume featuring numerous facsimiles of religious documents, collected and introduced by notable Vatican archivist. Volume III. In the original Latin. The work is...

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1912 Story of The Napoleonic Campaign 1805 HMA Brunker Plans Folding Maps Scarce
1912 Story of The Napoleonic Campaign 1805 HMA Brunker Plans Folding Maps Scarce

Price: £115.00

A scarce work of French military history, with numerous plates held in a pocket to the rear pastedown. Scarce. An attractive copy of this work, handsomely bound in the publisher's original...

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1913 At The Sign of the Grasshopper Oliver A. Minns Illustrated
1913 At The Sign of the Grasshopper Oliver A. Minns Illustrated

Price: £140.00

A little-known and excellently preserved history of Greshman Press, Ludgate Street by Oliver A Minns.Illustrated throughout with relevant drawings, facsimiles, and a fold-out section of card with tipped-in plates.Dustwrapper reads...

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1913 Die Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller Philostorgius Greek History
1913 Die Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller Philostorgius  Greek History

Price: £50.00

A very scarce copy of this work on Greek Christian writers of the first three centuries.In German and Greek.Philostorgius (368 c. 439 AD) was an Anomoean Church historian of the 4th and 5th centuries. Anomoeanism questioned the Trinitarian...

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1913 Historical & Literary Studies HOUSE of LORDS First
1913 Historical & Literary Studies HOUSE of LORDS First

Price: £44.99

A scarce first edition of Turberville's book on the House of Lords. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. First edition. Scarce. Volume III only of the Oxford Historical and Literary Studies. The following study deals with the...

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1913 Indexes to the Ancient Testamentary Records of Westminster
1913 Indexes to the Ancient Testamentary Records of Westminster

Price: £80.00

A very scarce copy of this interesting work listing the ancient wills and testamentary records of Westminster in London, illustrated with a colour folding map to the frontispiece. A very scarce...

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1913 Jerome Doucet Chaussures D'Antan Illustrated Scarce First Edition Limited
1913 Jerome Doucet Chaussures D'Antan Illustrated Scarce First Edition Limited

Price: £89.99

A very scarce limited edition in paper wraps of Chaussures d'Antan (Shoes of Yesteryear) by Jrome Doucet. First edition. In French. In a limited edition of ten copies printed on Japanese paper numbered 1 to 10, this copy is unnumbered. With...

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1913 Pedigrees of the Family of James of Culgarth West Auckland and Barrock
1913 Pedigrees of the Family of James of Culgarth West Auckland and Barrock

Price: £240.00

A history of the James family of Culgarth, West Auckland, and Barrock, illustrated throughout with many folding plates. In a half vellum binding. A very scarce work. An interesting look at...

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1913 Some Pedigrees from the Visitation of Oxfordshire
1913 Some Pedigrees from the Visitation of Oxfordshire

Price: £38.00

A charming reprinted copy of John Philipott and William Ryley's 1634 examination of heraldry in Oxfordshire; rebound in a half cloth binding with attractive marbled paper boards, with the original paper wraps preserved....

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1913 The History of Prostitution Its Extent Causes and Effects Sanger W W
1913 The History of Prostitution Its Extent Causes and Effects Sanger W W

Price: £24.99

A sociological history of prostitution throughout the world. New edition, with numerous editorial notes and an appendix. Including information on the spread of diseases, the connections with alcohol, marriage, and many more topics....

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1913 The Southern El Dorado A N Homer Ship Voyage Illustrated
1913 The Southern El Dorado A N Homer Ship Voyage Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A delightful work of travel writing, documenting a journey from England, across the ocean to South America. Plenty of period pictures. A charming travel work, charting the voyage of the S.S....

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1913 Verrall Euripides The Rationalist Study In The History Of Art And Religion
1913 Verrall Euripides The Rationalist Study In The History Of Art And Religion

Price: £50.00

A work of art and religious history by A.W. Verrall.Examining these subjects via the study of Ancient Greek tradgedian Euripides, the work casts interesting light upon history of both subjects, and from a unique academic standpoint....

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1913-22 8vol Geschichte Derm Stadt Rom im Mitteldalter Ferdinand Gregorovius
1913-22 8vol Geschichte Derm Stadt Rom im Mitteldalter Ferdinand Gregorovius

Price: £90.00

Ferdinand Gregorovius' monumental eight volume work of the history of Rome in the Middle Ages, written in the original German. Complete in eight volumes. In the original German. 'Geschichte...

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1914 A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain
1914 A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain

Price: £120.00

A smartly rebacked copy of the 1914 edition of Burke's 'Landed Gentry', with in-text illustrations throughout. Burke's Peerage was dedicated to documenting the ancestry and heraldry of the peerage...

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1914 Angelo Rappoport The Fair Ladies Of The Winter Palace 1st Ed Asprey Binding
1914 Angelo Rappoport The Fair Ladies Of The Winter Palace 1st Ed Asprey Binding

Price: £490.00

A first edition of this salacious history of the Imperial Russian women, from their seclusion in the 17th century to their extravagant domestic dominion in the 19th.The author protests in the preface that he is not writing merely...

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1914 E.M. Wilmot-Buxton Britain Long Ago With Original Dustwrapper And Plates
1914 E.M. Wilmot-Buxton Britain Long Ago With Original Dustwrapper And Plates

Price: £120.00

A uncommon, decorative history volume with original dustwrapper.Scarce in the dustwrapper.With plates throughout, the work focusses on several historical and mythological happenings in Britain's history. Contains a bookplate from Stimpson...

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1914 Early Tasmania Papers Read Before the Royal Society of Tasmania Walker
1914 Early Tasmania Papers Read Before the Royal Society of Tasmania Walker

Price: £50.00

The second impression of this work.With a portrait frontispiece of J B Walker and an additional six folding plates of maps and charts.In original cloth binding.Written and edited by James Backhouse Walker, an Australian solicitor and...

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1914 Edward Dennison Ross First Edition Feasts Holidays Hindus Muhammadans
1914 Edward Dennison Ross First Edition Feasts Holidays Hindus Muhammadans

Price: £50.00

An uncommon volume detailing the various feasts and holidays of Hindus and Muslims ("Muhammadans")Published shortly before the outbreak of World War One, this book's grouping of both religions makes for an interesting document pre-partition...

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1914 Liberty a Statement of the British Case Arnold Bennett First Edition NonFic
1914 Liberty a Statement of the British Case Arnold Bennett First Edition NonFic

Price: £27.00

A journalistic piece of writing on the events leading to the First World War.This work outlines the British case for entering the war.Bennett begins this piece of writing with discussions of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination...

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1914 Republican Rome Conquests Manners and Institutions H L Havell Plates
1914 Republican Rome Conquests Manners and Institutions H L Havell Plates

Price: £40.00

A first edition of this comprehensive history of Rome.With 65 plates and 12 maps, five of which are folding.H L Havell was an English author and translator. He tragically died during the publication of this, his final and most comprehensive...

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1914 The Ban of the Bori Demons and Demon Dancing Major A J N Tremearne Illus
1914 The Ban of the Bori Demons and Demon Dancing Major A J N Tremearne Illus

Price: £145.00

An exploration the Bori religion and the practise of Demon-Dancing in the countries in the West and North Africa. A lavishly illustrated work with a colour frontispiece, 60 photographic illustrations...

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1914 The Historical Record of the Imperial Visit to India in 1911 Illus First Edition
1914 The Historical Record of the Imperial Visit to India in 1911 Illus First Edition

Price: £700.00

The first edition of this beautifully illustrated and comprehensive work on the 1911 Coronation of Durbar. Compiled from the official records under the orders of the Viceroy and Governor-General of India. ...

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1914 The London CHAMBER Of COMMERCE From 1881 To 1914 MUSGRAVE Presentation Copy
1914 The London CHAMBER Of COMMERCE From 1881 To 1914 MUSGRAVE Presentation Copy

Price: £120.00

A presentation copy of this scarce work examining the history of the London Chamber of Commerce since its establishment. Inscribed 'To F. Faithfull Begg Esq, chairman of the council of the London Chamber of Commerce with the...

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1914 Yusuf Khan Rebel Commandant S. C. Hill Illustrated Folding Map
1914 Yusuf Khan Rebel Commandant S. C. Hill Illustrated Folding Map

Price: £55.00

S. C. Hill's biography of the Commandant Yusuf Khan, illustrated with a folding map and in-text illustrations. A biography of Muhammed Yusuf Khan. Khan was a Commandant for the British East...

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1915 Case on Behalf of Charles Vere Townshend Mainwaring - Ellerker - Onslow
1915 Case on Behalf of Charles Vere Townshend Mainwaring - Ellerker - Onslow

Price: £48.00

A very scarce work of legal history from the early twentieth century., with a large folding plate to the front of the volume. This case was made in the House of Lords and pertains to the case...

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1915 Palaeography and the Practical Study of Court Hand by Hilary Jenkinson
1915 Palaeography and the Practical Study of Court Hand by Hilary Jenkinson

Price: £69.99

An interesting reference book on the study of ancient writing. by Hilary Jenkinson of the Public Record Office F. W. Maitland Memorial Lecturer in the University of Cambridge.

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1915 Sheffield Pedigrees
1915 Sheffield Pedigrees

Price: £85.00

An uncommon work looking at the pedigrees within Sheffield, compiled by Thomas Walter Hall. An uncommon work. The second volume of Sheffield Genealogies. An interesting look at prominent Sheffield...

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1915 The Monumental Inscriptions in the Churches and Churchyards of the Island of Barbados, British
1915 The Monumental Inscriptions in the Churches and Churchyards of the Island of Barbados, British

Price: £98.00

An excellent copy of this fascinating record of of monumental inscriptions recorded by the author during his visit to Barbados from 1913-1914. This work contains a fascinating and throughout...

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1915-1916 64vols in1 Iberia Weekly World War One Magazine Very Scarce Spanish Military Journal Perio
1915-1916 64vols in1 Iberia Weekly World War One Magazine Very Scarce Spanish Military Journal Perio

Price: £450.00

A very scarce Spanish periodical from the First World War. A weekly periodical, with numerous images and articles regarding the First World War accompanied by cartoons of a similar vein to Private Eye. ...

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1915-23 2vol Spirit Traders' Licensed Victuallers' Reducing Table Scarce 1st
1915-23 2vol Spirit Traders' Licensed Victuallers' Reducing Table Scarce 1st

Price: £38.00

Two scarce works guiding the reader on diluting spirits and hard liquor, with adverts for various liquors throughout. A scarce work. The first edition of these works. These two volumes are...

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1915-40 3vol Italy in the Making 1815-1848 Illustrated J Berkeley GFH Berkeley
1915-40 3vol Italy in the Making 1815-1848 Illustrated J Berkeley GFH Berkeley

Price: £135.00

Three volumes of this historical look at Italy during the nineteenth century, its political upheaval, and quest for unification. The first edition of this work. Frontispiece portrait and folding...

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1916 Clayton Hamilton On The Trail Of Stevenson Walter Hale Illustrated First
1916  Clayton Hamilton On The Trail Of Stevenson Walter Hale Illustrated First

Price: £28.00

A scarce first edition of this study of Robert Louis Stevenson.Written by American drama critic Clayton Hamilton, with illustrations throughout by Walter Hale, the book traces Stevenson's origins in Scotland through to his later...

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1916 3Vol Germany 1815-1890 Adolphus William Ward
1916 3Vol Germany 1815-1890 Adolphus William Ward

Price: £89.99

A scarce set of historical works, exploring key events within Germany between the years 1815 and 1890. Part of the Cambridge Historical Series edited by G. W. Prothero. With volume one focusing on the years 1815 through to...

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1916 Carthage and the Carthaginians Bosworth Smith Illustrated
1916 Carthage and the Carthaginians Bosworth Smith Illustrated

Price: £69.99

A history of the city of Carthage and an exploration of the myths that surround it. New impression. With frontispiece and vignette title page. Including three folding coloured maps.

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1916 History of the Modern Family by Stapleton Martin Second Edition
1916 History of the Modern Family by Stapleton Martin Second Edition

Price: £59.99

A scarce edition of History of the Modern Family.By Stapleton Martin of Christ's College, Cambridge, Barrister-at-Law.Second edition, enlarged, corrected, and revised.

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1916 Jas Steele Early Days Of Windsor First Edition Illustrated Original Cloth
1916 Jas Steele Early Days Of Windsor First Edition Illustrated Original Cloth

Price: £55.00

The scarce first edition of this history of the small town of Windsor, in New South Wales.Windsor is the third-oldest British settlement in Australia, having been established in 1791. It is located at the mouh of the Hawkesbury...

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1916 Royal Commission Historical Monuments Inventory Volume I First Edition
1916 Royal Commission Historical Monuments Inventory Volume I First Edition

Price: £70.00

A first edition of Volume I of this book of historical monuments.With photographs, illustrations, and a foldout map at the rear.The Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) was a government advisory body responsible...

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1917 A List of Coat Armour Used in Norfolk Before 1563 Walter Rye Scarce
1917 A List of Coat Armour Used in Norfolk Before 1563 Walter Rye Scarce

Price: £350.00

A scarce heraldic work collected by Walter Rye.Without the index supplement, which contains an Ordinary of Arms, which was published subsequently.A scarce work. Only 120 copies of this edition were printed and issued to subscribers...

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1917 A Short Account of the Charity & Library Under Will of Rev Daniel Williams
1917 A Short Account of the Charity & Library Under Will of Rev Daniel Williams

Price: £29.99

A short history of Dr. William's library, the notable research library of English Protestant non-conformity.  Printed by direction of His Trustees to Commemorate the Bicentenary of the Trust in the Year 1916." Featuring a...

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1917 A Short History of the Port of Belfast DJ Owen Illustrated Plates Maps
1917 A Short History of the Port of Belfast DJ Owen Illustrated Plates Maps

Price: £65.00

An illustrated history of the port of Belfast complete with folding maps.This first edition includes a full colour frontispiece and monochrome plates as well as four folding maps and plans. This is a well produced...

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1917 American Revolution Volume I Trevelyan Folding Map Illustrated New Edition
1917 American Revolution Volume I Trevelyan Folding Map Illustrated New Edition

Price: £95.00

A fascinating study of the American Revolution by George Otto Trevelyan, in a lovely half crushed morocco binding with cloth covered boards and attractive marbled endpapers. Whilst primarily...

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1917 Links with the Past The Eagle and British Dominions Insuranc A. F. Shepherd
1917 Links with the Past The Eagle and British Dominions Insuranc A. F. Shepherd

Price: £34.99

A "Brief Chronicle of the Public Service of a Notable Institution" being the renowned Eagle and British Dominions Insurance Company. Nicely illustrated with photographic plates, portraits, and a coloured frontispiece. ...

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1917 The German Spy in America John Price Jones Foreward by Roosevelt
1917 The German Spy in America John Price Jones Foreward by Roosevelt

Price: £295.00

A first edition of this account of the events leading up to the sinking of the ocean liner RMS Lusitania, with particular reference to the part played by German spies. WIth ink stamp to title page, bearing the words, 'With...

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1918 6 Vols Grandeur Et Decadence de Rome Men Guin Conquete D'Auguste Cesar
1918 6 Vols Grandeur Et Decadence de Rome Men Guin Conquete D'Auguste Cesar

Price: £450.00

A very scarce complete French history of the rise and fall of Rome, Ferrero's greatest work.Each volume covers a separate topic or leader, from the small beginnings of the the grand empire, to the importance...

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1918 CLEMENCEAU Georges LECOMTE Illustrated
1918 CLEMENCEAU Georges LECOMTE Illustrated

Price: £29.99

Lecomte's study of Georges Clemenceau, in a fine binding. Sixth Edition. 'Avex six gravures hors texte' - Contains six photographs. Georges Lecomte (9 July 1867 - 27 August 1958) was a French novelist and playwright, who also...

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1918 France Gordon Home Illustrated Mortimer Menpes et al Second Impression
1918 France Gordon Home Illustrated Mortimer Menpes et al Second Impression

Price: £75.00

A colourful, illustrated exploration into France, its religion, architecture, landscape and history. Illustrated throughout, by numerous people including Mortimer Menpes. Second reprint of the...

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1918 Stories from Scottish History Selected from Scott's Tales of a Grandfather
1918 Stories from Scottish History Selected from Scott's Tales of a Grandfather

Price: £90.00

A selection of tales from Sir Walter Scott's Tales of A Grandfather.With an illustrated frontispiece and an additional 15 plates.Edited by Madalen Edgar. In a beautiful tree calf binding by Bickers and Son for Bowden House School,...

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1919 A Brief Record of the Advance of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force Allenby
1919 A Brief Record of the Advance of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force Allenby

Price: £325.00

A work on the Egyptian Expeditionary Force of 1917-1918The first edition of this fascinating work.Hard to find in this attractive

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1919 American Indian Freemasonry Arthur Parker Very Scarce Author's Presentation
1919 American Indian Freemasonry Arthur Parker Very Scarce Author's Presentation

Price: £450.00

A very scare copy of Arthur C. Parker's fascinating work on freemasonry in Native America, illustrated throughout. Author's presentation copy. A very scarce work, with only six held in institutions...

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1919 Colonialism Die Behandlung der Einheimischen Bevolkerun in den Kolonialen
1919 Colonialism Die Behandlung der Einheimischen Bevolkerun in den Kolonialen

Price: £250.00

A report on the treatment of indiginous people of the colonies of Germany and England.With five photographic plates showing the poor treatment of these people.Written in response to a report on the natives of Sout-West Africa and their...

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1919 Die Behandlung der Einheimischen Bevolkerun in den Kolonialen Colonialism
1919 Die Behandlung der Einheimischen Bevolkerun in den Kolonialen Colonialism

Price: £230.00

A report on the treatment of indiginous people of the colonies of Germany and England.With five photographic plates showing the poor treatment of these people.Written in response to a report on the natives of Sout-West Africa and their...

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1919 FRANCE History HUDSON Folding MAPS
1919 FRANCE History HUDSON Folding MAPS

Price: £24.99

Full blue cloth binding with gilt titles. Comprehensive history of France with lots of plates and maps including two folding.

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1919 Golden Book of Famous Women Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale Colour Plates
1919 Golden Book of Famous Women Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale Colour Plates

Price: £140.00

A collection of poems and short stories about famous women throughout history. Illustrated throughout with many coloured plates. Including entries on Eloisa and Abelard, Joan of Arc, Queen Katharine, and many others. Eleanor...

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1920 CHARM of ANTIQUES Collecting ART Shackleton
1920 CHARM of ANTIQUES Collecting ART Shackleton

Price: £19.99

Bound in decorated green cloth boards with lots of illustrations throughout! Interesting book on antiques with chapters on; The Charm of Acquisition, Knowing Period and Styles, Finds near Home, Comparative Cheapness, Auctions,...

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1920 Reims et le Fort de la Pompelle Illustrated French
1920 Reims et le Fort de la Pompelle Illustrated French

Price: £80.00

An informative guide to the town of Reims, illustrated throughout and held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. An interesting tour of the town Reims...

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1920 Roger Bacon by H. Stanley Redgrove First Edition Scarce Occultism
1920 Roger Bacon by H. Stanley Redgrove First Edition Scarce Occultism

Price: £135.00

The first edition of this scarce work on the fascinating life of the noted experimental scientist Roger Bacon. With a frontispiece of Roger Bacon from a statue outside of the University Museum,...

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1920 Sappho Vigil of Venus Arthur S. Way First Edition Bumpus Fine Binding
1920 Sappho Vigil of Venus Arthur S. Way First Edition Bumpus Fine Binding

Price: £95.00

An uncommon first edition copy of Arthur S. Way's translation of the works of Sappho, in a signed 'Bumpus' binding. Arthur Sanders Way was a classical scholar and translator, widely renowned...

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1920 The Ritchies in India by Gerald Ritchie Illustrated Signed 1st Thackeray
1920 The Ritchies in India by Gerald Ritchie Illustrated Signed 1st Thackeray

Price: £210.00

A scarce first edition of this work by Gerald Ritchie.WIth a map and folding genealogical table to the rear.With four postcards written by Ritchie to the reviewer at the times thanking him for his review and expressing their shared...

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1920 The Victory at Sea William Sowden Sims Hendrick Illustrated
1920 The Victory at Sea William Sowden Sims Hendrick Illustrated

Price: £25.00

A fascinating autobiography of the renowned admiral in the United States Navy, William Sowden Sims, recounting his experiences during the First World War. After entering the U.S. Naval Academy...

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1920 The XVIIIth 18th Century in London Beresford Chancellor w Plates Batsford
1920 The XVIIIth 18th Century in London Beresford Chancellor w Plates Batsford

Price: £29.99

A handsome volume in good

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1920 Two Centuries of Life in Down JOHN STEVENSON Illustrated Irish interest
1920 Two Centuries of Life in Down JOHN STEVENSON Illustrated Irish interest

Price: £79.99

A charming history of life in County Down.This thorough chronicle of life in Ulster's south-eastern county faithfully explores the time period between 1600 and 1800.Replete with index, folding elevation of Bangor Castle, portraits,...

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1920-1924 4vol in 1 Det Nittende Aarhundrede The Nineteenth Century Science
1920-1924 4vol in 1 Det Nittende Aarhundrede The Nineteenth Century Science

Price: £48.00

Four volumes of Danish periodical Det Nittende Aarhunrede bound in one.In DanishContains:Sprogvidenskaben I Det Nittende Aarhundrede:  Meoder og Resultater- Holger Pedersen[The language science of the nineteenth century;...

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1921 2vols A General History of Porcelain by William Burton
1921 2vols A General History of Porcelain by William Burton

Price: £150.00

A scarce two volume set of A General History of Porcelain by William Burton.One of the key reference works, here in the very scarce dustwrapper.Complete in two volumes.With Thirty-two Plates in Colour and Eighty in Black-and-White.From...

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1921 England in the Eighteenth Century Essays in Verse O F Christie Shakespeare
1921 England in the Eighteenth Century Essays in Verse O F Christie Shakespeare

Price: £75.00

An historical work on the Eighteenth Century.Written in rhyming verse.A scarce work, and a fascinating interpretation of key events in the Eighteenth century.The work is a series of essays which provide the reader a few aspects of...

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1921 Freemasonry and the Ancient Gods J S M Ward History Freemasonry First
1921 Freemasonry and the Ancient Gods J S M Ward History Freemasonry First

Price: £180.00

A first edition of this work on Freemasonry.Illustrated throughout with 35 plates.Freemasonry is a fraternal organisation that traces its origins to the local fraternities of stonemasons. This work includes a loosely inserted article...

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1921 J A K Thomson Greeks & Barbarians History First Edition
1921 J A K Thomson Greeks & Barbarians History First Edition

Price: £70.00

A first edition of J A K Thomson's Greeks & Barbarians.A highly regarded scholar of classical history and literature, Thomson was professor emeritus of classics at King's College, London until his death in 1959.

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1921 Napoleon G Lacour-Gayet Sa Vie Son Oeuvre Son Temps Colour Plates
1921 Napoleon G Lacour-Gayet Sa Vie Son Oeuvre Son Temps Colour Plates

Price: £200.00

A French history of the life, time, and works of Napoleon. Illustrated throughout with twenty-four coloured plates tipped onto cartridge paper (collated, complete), and numerous other illustrations in the text. With a preface by Marechal...

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1921 Roosevelt in the Bad Lands Hagedorn First UK Edition Scarce Illustrated
1921 Roosevelt in the Bad Lands Hagedorn First UK Edition Scarce Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A scarce first UK edition of Hermann Hagedorn's 'Roosevelt in the Bad Lands'; chronicling the years Theodore Roosevelt spent as a rancher in the Badlands of Dakota Territory. Hermann Hagedorn...

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1921 The History of the Twentieth Light Division by Captain V E Inglefield
1921 The History of the Twentieth Light Division by Captain V E Inglefield

Price: £70.00

A copy of this History of the Twentieth (Light) Division by Captain V. E. Inglefield.With an Introduction by Lieut.-General the Earl of Cavan.With numerous illustrations, and a Frontispiece of Major-General W. Douglas Smith.

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1922 Discovery of Australia Wood First Edition Folding Map Illustrated
1922 Discovery of Australia Wood First Edition Folding Map Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A first edition copy of this authoritative work on the 'discovery' of Australia, by George Arnold Wood. George Arnold Wood was a renowned English Australian historian, best known for writing...

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1922 Frau Marie Grubbe Jens Peter Jacobsen German
1922 Frau Marie Grubbe Jens Peter Jacobsen German

Price: £19.00

An historical novel written in German.Jens Peter Jacobsen was a Danish novelist, poet and scientist.  

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1922 Histoire du Canton de Fribourg Gaston Castella History Illustrated
1922 Histoire du Canton de Fribourg Gaston Castella History Illustrated

Price: £150.00

An illustrated edition of this history of the Canton of Fribourg.Printed in French. With 32 plates.The Canton of Fribourg is a canton of Switzerland and the first to enter the Swiss confederation in 1481.

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1923 A Catalogue of Books Printed In Europe During The Fifteenth and Sixteenth
1923 A Catalogue of Books Printed In Europe During The Fifteenth and Sixteenth

Price: £35.00

A very scarce reference work of the sixteenth and seventeenth century, illustrated throughout. Part I only. In the publisher's original binding. Published by Bernard Quarich, this work is...

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1923 Britain's Life-Boats Major A J Dawson Foreward Joseph Conrad Signed Illus
1923 Britain's Life-Boats Major A J Dawson Foreward Joseph Conrad Signed Illus

Price: £350.00

A scarce signed limited edition of this celebratory history of British lifeboat services.Number 125 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the Chairman, Deputy Chariman and Secretary of the RNLI. Alec John Dawson was an English author,...

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1923 Christmas and Christmas Lore First Edition T G Crippen Tradition Stories
1923 Christmas and Christmas Lore First Edition T G Crippen Tradition Stories

Price: £70.00

A fascinating collection of tales regarding Christmas.This anthology provides a selection of tales and writings regarding Christmas traditions and Christmas Lore.Subjects discussed include the origin of Christmas, Use of Evergreens,...

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1923 Richmond Its People and Its Story Stanard Illustrated First Edition
1923 Richmond Its People and Its Story Stanard Illustrated First Edition

Price: £40.00

A fascinating single volume work on the history of Richmond, examining the capital city's past from the Colonial Period to the war between the states, and the following reconstruction. This...

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1923-27 21vol Ourvrages De G Lenotre Memoirs Et Souvenirs Sur La Revolution
1923-27 21vol Ourvrages De G Lenotre Memoirs Et Souvenirs Sur La Revolution

Price: £750.00

A collection of some of the works of G. Lenotre. Ouvrages de G. Lenotre with Mmoires et Souvenirs sur la Rvolution et l'Empire, publis avec les documents indits and Le Mystecisme Rvolutionnaire: Robespierre et la Mere de Dieu. With...

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1924 2Vol The Eventful Years The Twentieth Century in The Making First Edition
1924 2Vol The Eventful Years The Twentieth Century in The Making First Edition

Price: £120.00

The fascinating history of the twentieth century, 'These Eventful Years' in two leather bound volumes. First Edition. One of fifteen hundred copied especially bound and numbered. This particular...

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1924 The Legacy of Greece Gilbert Murray Essays RW Livingstone Fine Binding
1924 The Legacy of Greece Gilbert Murray Essays RW Livingstone Fine Binding

Price: £120.00

A collection of essays in a beautiful leather binding from Scotch College, Melbourne. The fourth impression of this work, sixteenth thousand. With essays by Gilbert Murray, W R Inge, J Burnet,...

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1924 The Legacy of Rome Essays Cyril Bailey Illustrated
1924 The Legacy of Rome Essays Cyril Bailey Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A smart copy of this collection of essays on Rome, in a full calf prize binding. In a prize binding from Scotch College, Melbourne. 'The Legacy of Rome' is a fascinating collection of essays...

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1924 The Parish Register of Wimbledon Surrey First Edition
1924 The Parish Register of Wimbledon Surrey First Edition

Price: £35.00

The first edition of this comprehensive parish register of Wimbledon from the sixteenth to nineteenth century. The first edition of this work. A referential work outlining the registers of...

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1924-1925 4Vol The Lives of the Rakes E. Beresford Chancellor Signed
1924-1925 4Vol The Lives of the Rakes E. Beresford Chancellor Signed

Price: £160.00

A signed four volume set of this biography of rakes.Four of original six volumes.Volumes include: Volume II- The Restoration Rakes, Volume IV- The Hell Fire Club, Volume V- Old Q and Barrymore, Volume VI- the Regency Rakes.One of three...

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1924-1926 9vols Gobernantes Del Peru Roberto Levillier Spanish
1924-1926 9vols Gobernantes Del Peru Roberto Levillier Spanish

Price: £300.00

Exploring the history of the Peru, through the letters of its leaders. Edited by Roberto Levillier. In the original Spanish. Nine volumes of an original 14 volume set. Volumes VI to volume...

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1924-32 4vols Calendar of Early Mayor's Court Rolls of the City of London
1924-32 4vols Calendar of Early Mayor's Court Rolls of the City of London

Price: £120.00

A collection of Court Rolls, edited by A. H. Thomas, Late of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, Clerk of the Records.Four of the complete six volumes.Preserved among the Archives of the Corporation of the City of London at the Guildhall...

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1925 2vol Joyfull Newes Nicholas Monardes John Frampton Gaselee Limited Ed
1925 2vol Joyfull Newes Nicholas Monardes John Frampton Gaselee Limited Ed

Price: £60.00

A limited edition copy of John Frampton's translation of Nicolas Monardes influential medical study, 'Joyfull Newes', here with an introduction by the diplomat Stephen Gaselee. A limited edition...

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1925 History of the Conquest of Mexico
1925 History of the Conquest of Mexico

Price: £75.00

A fascinating work of Mexican history being a a view of Ancient Mexican civilisations and in addition a biographical account of the life of Hernando Cortes. New and revised edition, with the...

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1925 Long BARROWS COTSWOLDS Crawford Illustrated Scarce
1925 Long BARROWS COTSWOLDS Crawford Illustrated Scarce

Price: £295.00

A fascinating work examining the remains of ancient settlings in the Costwold hills. First Edition. 'A descritpion of long barrows, stone circles and other Megalithic remains in the area covered by sheet 8 of the quarter-inch odnance...

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1925-72 50vol Archaeologia Aeliana Society Antiquaries Newcastle Upon Tyne
1925-72 50vol Archaeologia Aeliana Society Antiquaries Newcastle Upon Tyne

Price: £1,300.00

An extensive collection of archaeological records from the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne.Illustrated throughout with many folding plates and illustrations in the text. Including chapters on The Walbottle (Throckley)...

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1926 2vol The Armies of the First French Republic.. R W Phipps Dustwrapper 1st
1926 2vol The Armies of the First French Republic.. R W Phipps Dustwrapper 1st

Price: £750.00

Two volumes of this work on the First French Republic armies.Volume I is The Armee Du NordVolume II is The Armees De La Moselle, Du Rhin de Sambre et Meuse, De Rhin-Et-MoselleWith four plates to volume I and seven plates to volume...

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1926 A Short History of the English People Everyman's Library John Richard Green
1926 A Short History of the English People Everyman's Library John Richard Green

Price: £45.00

A succinct one-volume edition of Green's A Short History.Illustrated, with seven maps, six of which are coloured.With an introduction and notes by L Cecil Jane and a survey of 1815-1914 by R P Farley.Edited by Ernest Rhys.This work...

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1926 Book of Discovery, the T C Bridges First Edition Illustrated
1926 Book of Discovery, the T C Bridges First Edition Illustrated

Price: £140.00

A copy of 'The Book of Discovery' by T. C. Bridges.With a frontispiece, plates and illustrations in colour and black and white.First Edition.

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1926 Cattle Chosen Australian Settlement E O G Shann First Edition Illustrated
1926 Cattle Chosen Australian Settlement E O G Shann First Edition Illustrated

Price: £220.00

A fascinating historical work regarding the settlement of south-western Australia.The first edition, scarce with original dustwrapper.An exceptional copy.Illustrated, with a portrait frontispiece of John Garrett Bussell and...

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1926 Eton College Christopher Hussey Illustrated Country Life Publication
1926 Eton College Christopher Hussey Illustrated Country Life Publication

Price: £26.00

A fascinating Country Life publication on one of England's most prestigious boarding schools.Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs and paintings of the college campus throughout its vast history.Founded in...

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1926 Les Lettres de Cachet Franck Funck-Brentano First Edition History
1926 Les Lettres de Cachet Franck Funck-Brentano First Edition History

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this historical work from Frantz Funck-Brentano. From the Bibliotheque d'Histoire. Frantz Funck-Brentano (15 June 1862 13 June 1947) was a French historian and librarian. Containing letters of kings of France....

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1926 Nickel Coinage
1926 Nickel Coinage

Price: £25.00

A scarce copy of this fascinating history of the usage of nickel in coinage. A scarce work. An interesting history on the history of nickel coinage. The first use of nickel in coins was in...

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1926 Ronsard Et Son Temps Pierre Champion Illus French Burns and Harris Binding
1926 Ronsard Et Son Temps Pierre Champion Illus French Burns and Harris Binding

Price: £50.00

A fascinating look into the life and time of the important French poet, Pierre de Ronsard. Illustrates throughout and in the original French, this volume was written by the historian, Pierre Champion. ...

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1926 Sea-Kings of Crete James Baikie Illustrated Uncommon Folding Map
1926 Sea-Kings of Crete James Baikie Illustrated Uncommon Folding Map

Price: £45.00

A fourth edition copy of Rev. James Baikie's 'The Sea-Kings of Crete', complete with thirty two photographic plates, a 'sketch-map of Crete' and a folding map of the 'Plan of Knossos'. In an...

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1926 St Paul's Cathedral by S A Werner First Edition Illustrated
1926 St Paul's Cathedral by S A Werner First Edition Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A reference book on St Paul's Cathedral by S. A. Warner.Illustrations in Line are by the Author.From the Preface: "Here within these covers will be found a general account of this famous building which will supply the average inquirer...

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1926 The Book of Discovery T C Bridges Dustwrapper Illustrated Marco Polo
1926 The Book of Discovery T C Bridges Dustwrapper Illustrated Marco Polo

Price: £70.00

This is a charmingly illustrated first edition, second impression, of this collection of adventure stories.With a frontispiece and several plates and illustrations.With the very scarce  dustwrapper.Covering stories of travel and...

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1926 The Vespasiano Memoirs Illustrious Men XVth Century De Bisticci Illus
1926 The Vespasiano Memoirs Illustrious Men XVth Century De Bisticci Illus

Price: £55.00

An interesting collection of short biographies of illustrious figures in the fifteenth century, illustrated throughout. 'The Vespasiano Memoirs' is an interesting collection of memoirs of significant...

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1926 Travel and Travellers of the Middle Ages A Newton Ogden History Pilgrimages
1926 Travel and Travellers of the Middle Ages A Newton Ogden History Pilgrimages

Price: £90.00

An historical work on the Middle Ages in England.Edited by Arthur Percival Newton, a historian of the British Empire. He was the general editor of The Cambridge History of the British Empire.This work comprises of a...

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1927 Harold William Thompson Anecdotes and Egotisms of Henry Mackenzie 1st Ed
1927 Harold William Thompson Anecdotes and Egotisms of Henry Mackenzie 1st Ed

Price: £30.00

A copy of The Anecdotes and Egotisms of Henry Mackenzie, edited by Harold William Thompson. Henry Mackenzie was known as the 'Addison of the North', and published both fictional and non-fictional. Includes anecdotes about Mackenzie's...

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1927 Italian Navy in the World War 1915-1918 Scarce First Edition Illustrated
1927 Italian Navy in the World War 1915-1918 Scarce First Edition Illustrated

Price: £175.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating study of the Italian Navy in the First World War, dealing with such topics as ships, mines, uniforms, medical services, and torpedoes, to name a few. ...

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1927 Rulers of the Indian Ocean Admiral Ballard Illustrated
1927 Rulers of the Indian Ocean Admiral Ballard Illustrated

Price: £44.00

An interesting history of the Indian Ocean, written by George Alexander Ballard, illustrated throughout. This work comprises of the maritime history of the Indian Ocean, from the earliest times...

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1927 Secret History of Procopius Richard Atwater Translation Scarce Dustwrapper
1927 Secret History of Procopius Richard Atwater Translation Scarce Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

An English translation of the Secret History of Byzantine scholar Procopius. The Secret History covers roughly the same years as the first seven books of the History of Justinian's Wars and appears to have been written after they...

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1927 Short History of Weymouth for Use of Schools Illustrated Maps Black Death
1927 Short History of Weymouth for Use of Schools Illustrated Maps Black Death

Price: £65.00

A scarce editon of this history of Weymouth.Illustrated frontispiece of King Geroge III at Weymouth with illustrated plates throughout. The book details the derivation of the name Weymouth, the Black Death, St. Nicholas Chapel, the...

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1927 The Dictionary of English Furniture Illus Macquoid and Edwards Vol III 1st
1927 The Dictionary of English Furniture Illus Macquoid and Edwards Vol III 1st

Price: £120.00

A first edition of this work on English furniture.Volume III of III containing MO-Z. With 16 colour plates.Percy Macquoid was a theatrical designer and connoisseur of English furniture. He was the author of various articles and four...

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1927-28 2Vol This Generation Thomas Cox Meech 1900-1926 History Britain First
1927-28 2Vol This Generation Thomas Cox Meech 1900-1926 History Britain First

Price: £48.00

A scarce two volume set of this work by Thomas Meech.The first edition, complete in two volumes.A history of Great Britain and Ireland between 1900 - 1926.Thomas Meech was an English journalist, author and lawyer best known for this...

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1927-28 5Vol L'Histoire La Vie Les Moevrs et La Curiosite 1450-1900 Illus Plates
1927-28 5Vol L'Histoire La Vie Les Moevrs et La Curiosite 1450-1900 Illus Plates

Price: £380.00

This is a five volume set of this work by John Grand-Carteret.Illustrated throughout with full colour plates and fold outs as well as illustrations within the text. Printed in French.Complete in five volumes.These volumes follow French...

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1928 2vol Nepal by Perceval Landon Illustrated Folding Maps First Ed
1928 2vol Nepal by Perceval Landon Illustrated Folding Maps First Ed

Price: £550.00

A two volume set of this excellent work regarding the history of Nepal, complete with many plates and folding maps. The first edition of the work. Collate complete with five maps, four of...

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1928 Christophe Colomb Vu Par Un Marin Charcot Illustrated
1928 Christophe Colomb Vu Par Un Marin Charcot Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A smart account of the naval voyages of Christopher Columbus. With numerous illustrations, including maps and facsimiles of the writings of Columbus, and coloured title page. In French. Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs...

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1928 Heraldry in the Channel Islands. (Jersey).
1928 Heraldry in the Channel Islands. (Jersey).

Price: £125.00

A very scarce and beautifully illustrated heraldic work on the Channel Island of Jersey; written by the renowned local historian and authority on the subject, Norman Victor Lacey Rybot. This...

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1928 HISTORY Bunyan Country PILGRIMS PROGRESS Illus 1ST
1928 HISTORY Bunyan Country PILGRIMS PROGRESS Illus 1ST

Price: £19.99

A First Edition of Harper's illustrated study of the landmarks of The Pilgrim's Progress. Bound in cloth with gilt and stamped lettering, and a stamped pictorial motif. With a frontis showing a portrait of Bunyan, and fifty illustrations...

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1928 OLD SILVER of EUROPE and AMERICA Antiques 1st
1928 OLD SILVER of EUROPE and AMERICA Antiques 1st

Price: £36.99

Publisher's full cloth binding with silver titles to spine and front board. A fascinating country by country guide to antique silver in Europe and America with 96 plates. "Within these pages an attempt has been made to compile,...

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1928 The History of The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists J. Hill W. Midgley
1928 The History of The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists J. Hill W. Midgley

Price: £125.00

A lavishly illustrated work of local history document the history and artwork of The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists. Undated, dated using Copac. Very scarce. This delightful work offers...

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1928-39 9Vol Crawford and Austin Antiquity A Quarterly Review of Archeology Ill
1928-39 9Vol Crawford and Austin Antiquity A Quarterly Review of Archeology Ill

Price: £550.00

A comprehensive collection of Antiquity an illustrated journal of ArchaeologyIllustrated throughout with engravings and folding mapsAntiquity is an academic journal dedicated to the subject of archaeology. It publishes four editions...

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1929 Armorial Families a Directory of Gentlemen of Coat-Armour
1929 Armorial Families a Directory of Gentlemen of Coat-Armour

Price: £145.00

The seventh edition of Arthur Charles Fox-Davies' referential work on the armorial families of Great Britain, illustrated with colour plates. In two volumes. The seventh edition of this work....

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1929 C J Gadd History And Monuments Of UR Illustrated With Photographs
1929 C J Gadd History And Monuments Of UR Illustrated With Photographs

Price: £29.99

A history of the ancient oriental lands, also decribing its monuments, illustrated with thirty-two plates from photographs. Second impression. Written by Cecil John Gadd of the Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities of...

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1929 Court Rolls Of The Bishop Of London's Manor Of Hornsey 1603-1701 Limited Ed
1929 Court Rolls Of The Bishop Of London's Manor Of Hornsey 1603-1701 Limited Ed

Price: £39.99

Parish of Hornsey Court Rolls of the Bishop of London's Manor of Hornsey 1603-1701. Transcribed and edited by William McBeath Marcham and Frank Marcham. Limited edition number 89 of 235 copies. Illustrated with foldout map and...

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1929 Gabriel Hanotaux Joffre Le Vainqueur de la Marne Signed
1929 Gabriel Hanotaux Joffre Le Vainqueur de la Marne Signed

Price: £95.00

A re-bound copy of Hanotaux's Joffre Le Vainqueur de la Marne - signed by the author.Marshal Joseph Jacques Cesaire Joffre (1852 1931), was a French general during World War I. He is most known for regrouping the retreating allied...

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1929 Glory GREECE Hellenic Culture J.C. STOBART Illus
1929 Glory GREECE Hellenic Culture J.C. STOBART Illus

Price: £132.00

A smart copy of this interesting and beautifully illustrated account of Ancient Greece. The 1929 reprint of the second edition (published 1915). Featuring 92 photogravure plates, including a tissue guarded frontispiece of...

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1929 Historic Costume A Chronicle of Fashion Europe 1490-1790 Francis Kelly
1929 Historic Costume A Chronicle of Fashion  Europe 1490-1790 Francis Kelly

Price: £27.00

A beautifully illustrated second edition of this history of fashion in Western Europe.This edition, revised and enlarged, includes both full coloured plates and monochrome illustrations, including illustrations by Randolph Schwabe....

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1929 Le Pacte General de Renonciation a la Guerre Rene Weiss Illus French
1929 Le Pacte General de Renonciation a la Guerre Rene Weiss Illus French

Price: £115.00

An interesting work on a historical war pact, written in French by Rene Weiss, illustrated throughout. In the original French. This is a work describing the historical general pact for renunciation...

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1929 Ordenanzas Don Francisco de Toledo Roberto Levillier Peru Spanish History
1929 Ordenanzas Don Francisco de Toledo Roberto Levillier Peru Spanish History

Price: £120.00

A history of the Virrey of Peru, Francisco de Toledo, in the original Spanish. In the original Spanish. A fascinating piece of South American history. With letters, papers and ordinances...

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1929 The Intimate Life of the Last Tsarina Romanov Princess C Radziwill Asprey
1929 The Intimate Life of the Last Tsarina Romanov Princess C Radziwill Asprey

Price: £500.00

A fascinating biography of Alexandra Feodorovna, the final Empress of Russia. Written by Princess Catherine Radziwill, a notable Polish aristocrat. She was a prominent figure at the Imperial courts in Germany and Russia.To the...

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1929 The Magic Island William Buehler Seabrook Illustrated Very Scarce First Edition
1929 The Magic Island William Buehler Seabrook Illustrated Very Scarce First Edition

Price: £140.00

A later reissue of the first edition of 'The Magic Island', a book about the occult in Haiti. This is a very scarce edition of a later reissue of the first edition. 'The Magic Island' is a...

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1929-1932 2vol Audley Pedigrees Aleyn Lyell Reade Presentation Copy Genealogy
1929-1932 2vol Audley Pedigrees Aleyn Lyell Reade Presentation Copy Genealogy

Price: £49.99

A privately-printed genealogical work on the Audley family. Complete with presentation slips bound to the front of each volume, stating this copy's presentation to the Royal Insitution, London. Including a supplementary pamphlets...

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1929-30 7vols Mysore Gazetteer Compiled For Government C. Hayavadana Rao Scarce
1929-30 7vols Mysore Gazetteer Compiled For Government C. Hayavadana Rao Scarce

Price: £950.00

A seven volume set of works on the region of India know as Mysore, this being a new edition edited by C. Hayavadana Rao. In the publisher's original cloth. New edition. This set includes volume...

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1930 - 1931 2vol Nueva Cronica de la Conquista del Tucuman Roberto Levillier
1930 - 1931 2vol Nueva Cronica de la Conquista del Tucuman Roberto Levillier

Price: £70.00

A comprehensive history of the sixteenth century Tucuman conquest. Incomplete in two volumes, volumes two and three out of three. Roberto Levillier's history of the conquest of Tucuman, which...

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1930 Amy Cruse The Englishman And His Books First Edition With Dustwrapper
1930 Amy Cruse The Englishman And His Books First Edition With Dustwrapper

Price: £70.00

A first edition of this history by Amy Cruse, in the original dustwrapper.Described as a "goldmine of suggestion" by Victoria Sackville-West, the work humorously traces the history of books and reading in the nineteenth century, offering...

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1930 DISCOVERIES INVENTIONS Twentieth Century Edward CRESSY
1930 DISCOVERIES INVENTIONS Twentieth Century Edward CRESSY

Price: £99.99

A detailed and interesting copy of Edward Cressy's history of Discoveries and Inventions of the Twentieth Century, written on request by Routledge as a continuation of Robert Routledge's Nineteeth Century edition. Set in a beautiful...

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1930 Grandeur and Misery of Victory by Georges Clemenceau First Edition
1930 Grandeur and Misery of Victory by Georges Clemenceau First Edition

Price: £44.99

A first edition of the memoirs of Georges Clemenceau, published after his death. English translation by F. M. Atkinson. Georges Benjamin Clemenceau (28 September 1841 24 November 1929) was a French statesman who led the nation...

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1930 Hobhouse Wheeler Ginsberg Material Culture And Social Institutions Essay
1930 Hobhouse Wheeler Ginsberg Material Culture And Social Institutions Essay

Price: £44.99

The Material Culture of Social Institutions of the Simpler Peoples An Essay in Correlation by L. T. Hobhouse, G. C. Wheeler and M. Ginsberg. In unclipped dustwrapper. The introduction and first two chapters were previously published...

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1930 La Vie Privee dans la Grece Classique Charles Picard
1930 La Vie Privee dans la Grece Classique Charles Picard

Price: £24.00

An attractive copy of this work on Ancient Greece.With fourty monochrome plates.Charles Picard was a prominent Classical archaeologist and historian of ancient Greek art.

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1930 Merlin Poinssot Crateres Candelabra Marbre Trouves Mahdia Archaeology Book
1930 Merlin Poinssot Crateres Candelabra Marbre Trouves Mahdia Archaeology Book

Price: £34.00

A detailed, scholarly account of an archeological finding off the Tunisian coast .Discovered was an Athenian ship that contained many marble vases and candelabra which contributed extensively to the progress of dating and the importance...

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1930 Old and Happy By William Pett Ridge Limited Edition 148/500 Signed Author
1930 Old and Happy By William Pett Ridge Limited Edition 148/500 Signed Author

Price: £140.00

A very scarce limited edition presentation copy signed by the author being number 148 of 500 with a list of subscribers to rear. An account by William Pett Ridge of hisd visit to the Almshouses in Wood Green along with a short story...

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1930 Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages E L Cutts Illustrated
1930 Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages E L Cutts Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A history of the Middle Ages from Edward L. Cutts. Illustrated throughout with many plates. Bookplate of W. S. Milne to front pastedown.

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1930 The Chronicler of European CHIVALRY Coulton
1930 The Chronicler of European CHIVALRY Coulton

Price: £46.99

A red, cloth hardback with gilt lettering to spine and illustrated throughout.  This volume contains eight, tipped in colour plates on thick paper, plus 75, black and white illustrations.  At the beginning of the volumet...

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1930 The Times Book Of Printing In The Twentieth Century With Illustrations
1930 The Times Book Of Printing In The Twentieth Century With Illustrations

Price: £50.00

A history of printing in the twentieth century.Published by The Times newspaper, the work contains colour plates and numerous interesting advertisments to the rear of the volume.

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1930-2 3Vols Brian Tunstall The Byng Papers Illustrated With Maps And Plates
1930-2 3Vols Brian Tunstall The Byng Papers Illustrated With Maps And Plates

Price: £125.00

The naval papers of George Byng, a celebrated English admiral, and those of his son, the infamous John Byng, who was court martialed and shot.George Byng was a leiutenant when he delivered a message to Prince William of Orange, assuring...

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1930-31 3vol FRENCH Memoires Chancellor Prince de Bulow
1930-31 3vol FRENCH Memoires Chancellor Prince de Bulow

Price: £92.99

Three brown, cloth hardbacks with gilt lettering to spines.  This set contains volumes two, three and four only.  Volumes two and three contain sixteen illustrated plates each, with the third volume containing 20...

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1931 A Century of Gunmen A Study in Lawlessness Frederick Watson
1931 A Century of Gunmen A Study in Lawlessness Frederick Watson

Price: £20.00

An historical work on American gunmen.With a vignette title page.A collection of essays originally posted in 'The Time Literary Supplement' which include 'The American Heritage', 'The Six-Shooter', 'The Western Gunman in Life and Literature',...

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1931 A Century of Journalism Sydney Morning Herald Australian Life 1831-1931
1931 A Century of Journalism Sydney Morning Herald Australian Life 1831-1931

Price: £90.00

A fascinating work of journalistic history charting the first one hundred years of The Sydney Morning Herald. In the original publishers cloth binding. A fascinating volume documenting a...

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1931 Andre Siegfried La Crise Britannique Au XX Siecle Dedication by Author
1931 Andre Siegfried La Crise Britannique Au XX Siecle Dedication by Author

Price: £110.00

A quarter-calf binding of Siegfried's La Crise Britannique Au XXc. Siecle.With a dedication by the author.Andre Siegfried (1875 1959) was a French academic, geographer and political writer best known for his commentaries on American,...

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