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1806 Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain Ireland, Robert BEATSON
1806 Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain Ireland, Robert BEATSON

Price: £99.99

'Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain and Ireland: or, a complete Register of the Hereditary Honours, Public Offices, and Persons in Office, from the earliest periods to the present time' by Robert Beatson. Written...

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1807 History of The Belgian Republic Phillip II Frederic Schiller Thomas Horne
1807 History of The Belgian Republic Phillip II Frederic Schiller Thomas Horne

Price: £125.00

A history of the Rise and Progress of the Belgian Republic, taken from the original German, by Thomas Horne A leather bound edition of the 'History of the Rise and Progress of the Belgium Republic'....

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1807 R. Duppa A Brief Account of the Subversion of the Papal Government 1798
1807 R. Duppa A Brief Account of the Subversion of the Papal Government 1798

Price: £395.00

A re-bound copy of the third edition of A Brief Account of the Subversion of the Papal Government, 1798.Rather uncommon, if not scarce. Only edition.Richard Duppa (1770 1831) was an English writer and a draughtsman. He also wrote,...

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1807 The Works of Sallust Translated Arthur Murphy Frontispiece
1807 The Works of Sallust Translated Arthur Murphy Frontispiece

Price: £450.00

- This volume contains Sallust's works 'Catiline's Conspiracy', 'The Orations of Cicero Against Catiline', and 'The War Against Jugurtha'. These works look at the Catiline conspiracy, an attempt...

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1807-9 13vol HOLINSHED Grafton Monstrelet CHRONICLES
1807-9 13vol HOLINSHED Grafton Monstrelet CHRONICLES

Price: £5,750.00

  Three scarce complete sets of early nineteenth-century publications of influential Medieval and Early-Modern Era chronicles, uniformly and finely bound. Holinshed's Chronicles, also known as Holinsheds Chronicles...

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1807-9 3vol BARONAGE of ENGLAND by Thomas C. BANKS
1807-9 3vol BARONAGE of ENGLAND by Thomas C. BANKS

Price: £699.99

A scarce set of genealogy books by Thomas C. Banks. First editions. Bound in quarter calf with gilt lettering and decoration on the spine and marbled paper covered boards. With Lord Gwydyr's armorial nameplate on the front pastedowns. Thomas...

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1808 12vol Froissart's Chronicles of England France Spain European History 3rd
1808 12vol Froissart's Chronicles of England France Spain European History 3rd

Price: £1,100.00

The scarce complete set of the third edition of Froissart's famous Chronicles. A good copy in the original binding. Newly translated from the French editions, with variations and additions from many celebrated MSS. The third...

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1808 4vol Scripture Characters by Thomas Robinson History 6th Ed Scarce Full Set
1808 4vol Scripture Characters by Thomas Robinson History 6th Ed Scarce Full Set

Price: £275.00

An attractively bound set of this scriptural history by Thomas Robinson, a celebrated evangelical clergyman. In this compendious work Robinson endeavours to provide a "proper improvement of the inspired history" with a "studied...

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1808 4Vol William Mitford The History of Greece Fine Binding Ancient Classics
1808 4Vol William Mitford The History of Greece Fine Binding Ancient Classics

Price: £290.00

A four volume 1808 set of William Mitford's The History of Greece, all finely bound.  4 volume set, with volume IV being published in 1808. Volume V was published in 1810 so this set was all published at the time. All volumes...

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1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign James the Second Charles Fox 1st
1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign James the Second Charles Fox 1st

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this history by Charles James Fox.With an engraved frontispiece. James the second was King of England and Ireland as James II and king of Scotland as James VII between 1685 and 1688. He was the last Roman Catholic...

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1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the II Charles James Fox
1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the II Charles James Fox

Price: £265.00

An interesting history work by Charles James Fox.The first edition of this work, published posthumously.This work was unfinished at Fox's death in 1806. His original intentions were to carry his history onwards to William III...

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1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second C J Fox
1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second C J Fox

Price: £215.00

A history of the early part of the reign of the Catholic English king James II. First printing for W. Bulmer and Co. Including frontispiece of Fox. With an extensive appendix to the rear, containing correspondence...

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1808 The History of the Holy War By Thomas Fuller Scarce Early Pickering Edition
1808 The History of the Holy War By Thomas Fuller Scarce Early Pickering Edition

Price: £150.00

An early Pickering edition on the history of the Crusades by Thomas Fuller. Thomas Fuller (1608 16 August 1661) was an English churchman and historian. He is now remembered for his writings, particularly his Worthies of England,...

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1808-09 12vol The Works of William Robertson History of England Scotland India
1808-09 12vol The Works of William Robertson History of England Scotland India

Price: £350.00

The complete historical works of William Robertson, Scottish historian. Containing: The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI (the eighteenth edition, in three volumes) The History of America...

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1808-1809 8Vol Choix des Lettres Edifiantes Ecrites des Missions Etrangeres Anon
1808-1809 8Vol Choix des Lettres Edifiantes Ecrites des Missions Etrangeres Anon

Price: £475.00

A scarce first edition of this collection of letters.Complete in eight volumes.Volumes are:I-III: Missions de la ChineIV: Missions de L'IndeV-VI: Missions du LevantVII-VIII: Missions de L'Amerique.With the bookplate of Sir Edgar MacCulloch...

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1809 2vol Historia de Portugal Nova Edicaeo Hippolyto Jose da Costa Volume I II
1809 2vol Historia de Portugal Nova Edicaeo Hippolyto Jose da Costa Volume I II

Price: £340.00

A work on the history of portugal. Written by Brazilian journalist Hipolito da Costa.This portuguese translation of this work is written with the notes of the French edition.Translated into Portuguese by Antonio de Moraes.Volumes...

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1809 4 Vols Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time
1809 4 Vols Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time

Price: £225.00

A complete edition of Burnet's popular historical work in need of a sympathetic binding and priced accordingly. Bound in leather with gilt lettering. Complete in Four Volumes. From the Restoration of King Charles II to the Conclusion...

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1809 A Summary of Geography and History both Ancient and Modern Alexander Adam
1809 A Summary of Geography and History both Ancient and Modern Alexander Adam

Price: £80.00

The fourth edition of this comprehensive educational work.'Containing an account of the political state and principal revolutions of the most illustrious nations ni ancient and modern times; their manners and customs, the local situation...

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1809 Europe Lines on the Present Reginald Heber Scarce Napoleonic War
1809 Europe Lines on the Present Reginald Heber Scarce Napoleonic War

Price: £70.00

A scarce copy of Reginald Hebers's work of European history. The work is influenced by Heber religious background, with deemed worthy of salvation. Disbound, this copy starts at the half-title...

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1809 History of the Proceedings of the House of Commons Duke of York Uncommon
1809 History of the Proceedings of the House of Commons Duke of York Uncommon

Price: £190.00

An interesting account of the investigation into the Duke of York and Mary Anne Clarke in 1809. This is an interesting work about an event that gripped the attention of the British public. There...

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1809 TURKISH ROYAL COURT Beauvoisins SCARCE
1809 TURKISH ROYAL COURT Beauvoisins SCARCE

Price: £599.99

A very scarce and important work on the Turkish Royal Court and government of the time. Theoretically the fourth edition augmented, but there seems to be no trace of earlier editions. A lovely association copy, belonging to...

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1810 3 vol Chronicles MONSTRELET French History JOHNES
1810 3 vol Chronicles MONSTRELET French History JOHNES

Price: £252.00

Enguerrand de Monstrelet's chronicles of fifteenth century France, from the Savile Club Library. 'Containing an account of the cruel Civil Wars between the houses of Orleans and Burgundy, of the posession of Paris...

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1810 6vol Sacred History Selected from the Scriptures With Annotations Trimmer
1810 6vol Sacred History Selected from the Scriptures With Annotations Trimmer

Price: £395.00

Sarah Trimmer's famous educational work.Sacred History was originally published over 1782-5 and came as a result of her teaching her sons. Trimmer soon became aware of the need for interesting, moral and religious texts for her children...

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1810 Danmonii Orientales The Worthies of Devon Most Famous Divines John Prince
1810 Danmonii Orientales The Worthies of Devon Most Famous Divines John Prince

Price: £110.00

A folio edition of John Prince's magnum opus, a biography of the notable figures of Devon. With eleven full page plates, six of portraits and five of coats of arms as well as a portrait frontispiece. Collated, complete.  Prince...

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1810 Discussion With Foreign Powers Vol XV Spain Portugal America Very Scarce
1810 Discussion With Foreign Powers Vol XV Spain Portugal America Very Scarce

Price: £240.00

An extensive collection of political correspondence from the early nineteenth century, published by order of the House of Common in 1810. This very scarce work features a large collection of...

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1812 12vols The Works of William Robertson History
1812 12vols The Works of William Robertson History

Price: £550.00

A set of The Works of William Robertson, Fellow of the Royal Society, and Principal of the University, of Edinburgh, Historiographer to His Majesty for Scotland, and Member of the Royal Academy of History at Madrid.To which is prefixed,...

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1812 2vol Cabis Calendaria a Compendious Analysis of the Calendar John Brady
1812 2vol Cabis Calendaria a Compendious Analysis of the Calendar John Brady

Price: £75.00

An interesting analysis of the calendar, looking at the different saint's day, historic days, and royal births and coronations. Complete in two volumes. John Brady's look at the history of...

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1812 2vol Clavis Calendaria Compendious Analysis of Calendar John Brady
1812 2vol Clavis Calendaria Compendious Analysis of Calendar John Brady

Price: £125.00

A history of the Gregorian calendar, and notable events in history. Second edition. Illustrated with Ecclesiastical, Historical, and Classical Anecdotes.Complete in two volumes.

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1812 4 vols The History of Rome and The History of Greece Oliver Goldsmith
1812 4 vols The History of Rome and The History of Greece Oliver Goldsmith

Price: £240.00

Two of Oliver Goldsmith's Historical works in four volumes.Collated, complete.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire, was a...

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1812 A Complete System of Chronology Universal History Abridged Aspin
1812 A Complete System of Chronology Universal History Abridged Aspin

Price: £325.00

Scarce first edition of Aspin's compendious abridged history of the universe, religious and factual. Two parts bound as one, complete. Part I comprising all the historical facts recorded by sacred and profance writers, from the...

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1812 A Refutation of M M De Montgaillard's Calumnies Against British Policy
1812 A Refutation of M M De Montgaillard's Calumnies Against British Policy

Price: £49.99

An interesting historical work by Sir John Jervis White Jervis.The Jervis-White-Jervis Baronetcy, of Bally Ellis in the County Wexford, was a title in the Baronetage of Ireland. It was created on 6 December 1797 for John Jervis-White-Jervis....

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1812 Alfred Mills Pictures of Grecian History in Miniature Illustrated Scarce
1812 Alfred Mills Pictures of Grecian History in Miniature Illustrated Scarce

Price: £350.00

A very scarce historical work aimed at children from the early nineteenth century. In miniature.Illustrated, with 47 plates throughout. Collated, lacking one plate.Designed by Alfred Mills, who designed several miniature...

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1812 Clavis Calendaria by John Brady Two Volumes Bound as One
1812 Clavis Calendaria by John Brady Two Volumes Bound as One

Price: £140.00

A copy of Clavis Calendaria by John Brady.Two volumes bound as one.John Brady was a clerk and author.Brady was a clerk in the victualling office. The compiler also published an abridgment of the above work, and some extracts from it...

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1812 John Adams A New History of Great Britain Fourth Edition Illustrated
1812 John Adams A New History of Great Britain Fourth Edition Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A pocket sized book on the History of Great Britain.The Fourth EditionLacking two of the six plates called for.'Exhibiting to the minds of youth a variety of instructive and pleasing information, adapted to the capacities of young...

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1812 John Wilmot The Life Of The Rev. John Haugh Bishop Of Oxford
1812 John Wilmot The Life Of The Rev. John Haugh Bishop Of Oxford

Price: £235.00

A very scarce biography of John Hough.An English bishop of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Hough was best known for a confrontation brought about by his election as president of Magdalen College, Oxford, where he was Bishop.Contains...

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1812 Memoirs JOAN D'ARC or Du Lys by Geo Ann Grave
1812 Memoirs JOAN D'ARC or Du Lys by Geo Ann Grave

Price: £345.00

A scarce English translation of Fresnoy's biography of Joan of Arc. Bound in half cloth with marbled paper-covered boards. This edition is held only by the Bodleian and the British Library. Nicolas Lenglet Du Fresnoy, 1674-1755,...

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1812 Pictures of Grecian History In Miniature Alfred Mills Scarce Illustrated
1812 Pictures of Grecian History In Miniature Alfred Mills Scarce Illustrated

Price: £595.00

This is a scarce edition of this miniature featuring illustrations of Grecian history with descriptions. This beautifully illustrated text features engraved plates, each showing a different scene from Grecian history. Plates include...

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1813 2vol The Peerage of Scotland Sir Robert Douglas Plates Second Edition
1813 2vol The Peerage of Scotland Sir Robert Douglas Plates Second Edition

Price: £750.00

An attractive second edition of this important genealogical work.Complete in two volumes.With seventeen plates of engravings of the arms of the peers.Revised and corrected by  John Philip Wood, a Scottish antiquary and biographer....

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1813 3vol Germany Baroness Stael Holstein Translated From French
1813 3vol Germany Baroness Stael Holstein Translated From French

Price: £425.00

A three volume leather bound set of the work of Baroness Stael Holstein's 'Germany'A three volume set of the work of Baroness Stael Holstein, 'Germany'. Translated from the original French into English. Each of the three volumes...

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1813 Description Routiere et Geographique de L'Empire Francais Vol V Only
1813 Description Routiere et Geographique de L'Empire Francais Vol V Only

Price: £105.00

A book on the Geography of the French Empire by Regis-Jean-Francois, Vaysse de Villiers.Volume V Only.In French.With a fold-out map to the front of the volume.

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1813 Selection of Discourses on Various Subjects Isaac Watts Portrait Vol II
1813 Selection of Discourses on Various Subjects Isaac Watts Portrait Vol II

Price: £49.99

A scarce second volume of lectures from the prolific and popular theologian and logician, Isaac Watts.Illustrated frontispiece portrait of Isaac Watts with five illustrated plates.  Discourses on the topics of the...

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1813 The Annual Register for the Year 1812 History Vol 54 First Edition Scarce
1813 The Annual Register for the Year 1812 History Vol 54 First Edition Scarce

Price: £65.00

The 54th volume of this long-established work of reference. First written in 1758 under the editorship of Edmund Burke, and produced continuously since that date, the Annual Register records and analyses the years major events,...

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1814 3Vol Histoire du Donjon et du Chateau de Vincennes Nougaret Scarce Second
1814 3Vol Histoire du Donjon et du Chateau de Vincennes Nougaret Scarce Second

Price: £195.00

A three volume set of this work by Pierre-Jean-Baptiste Nougaret.The second edition.Complete in three volumes with a frontispiece to each volume.With the bookplate of Cornelius Ver Heyden de Lancey, a doctor, dentist, lawyer and keen...

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1814 3vol Jacques-Benigne Bossuet Discours su L'Histoire Universelle Oraisons
1814 3vol Jacques-Benigne Bossuet Discours su L'Histoire Universelle Oraisons

Price: £150.00

A three volume set of the works of Jacques-Benigne Bossuet.Here bound as a set, although originally issued as two separate works.Volumes I & 2: Discourse on Universal History, from the Beginning of the World to the...

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1814 3vols Quarrels of Authors Specimens of Controversy Isaac D'Israeli
1814 3vols Quarrels of Authors Specimens of Controversy Isaac D'Israeli

Price: £95.00

A smartly bound three volume set of anecdotes, relating authors quarrels throughout history, written by Isaac D'Israeli. Complete in three volumes. This humorous and informative work looks...

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1814 A Literary History of the MIDDLE AGES State of Learning by Joseph Berington
1814 A Literary History of the MIDDLE AGES State of Learning by Joseph Berington

Price: £79.99

A Literary History of the Middle Ages; comprising of an account of the state of learning from the close of the reign of Augustus to its revival in the fifteenth century'. By Joseph Berington (16 January 1743 1 December 1827)...

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1814 An Universal History of Christian Martyrdom John Fox J. Milner Illus
1814 An Universal History of Christian Martyrdom John Fox J. Milner Illus

Price: £440.00

A smart edition of this famous work on Protestant Martyr's, this edition being extended with notes and illustrations. This work is more commonly known as 'Foxe's Book of Martyr's, and was originally...

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1814 Analecta Graeca Minora ad usum Tironum Accommodata
1814 Analecta Graeca Minora ad usum Tironum Accommodata

Price: £34.99

An early nineteenth century edition of Dalzel's popular Greek textbook.In 1789 Dalzel produced a pair of textbooks, Analekta Hellenika Hessona and Meizona, with annotated extracts from Greek literature which became standard in Scotland...

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1814 Chateaubriand De Buonaparte Et Des Bourbouns French Historical Pamphlet
1814 Chateaubriand De Buonaparte Et Des Bourbouns French Historical Pamphlet

Price: £45.00

A very scarce UK edition of this popular historical pamphlet, written in French.Highly critical of Bonaparte and the Revolution, this highly reactionary pamphlet was said by Louis XVIII to have been worth a whole army to the forces...

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1814 Les Revelations Indiscretes du XVIIIe Siecle in French
1814 Les Revelations Indiscretes du XVIIIe Siecle in French

Price: £100.00

A collection of Indiscreet Revelations of the XVIII Century.By Various Contributors.In the original French.All preceded by Confessions and an Apologetic Letter on the State of Present Literature.

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1815 2vol Impartial History of the Naval Military and Political Events H Clarke
1815 2vol Impartial History of the Naval Military and Political Events H Clarke

Price: £475.00

A beautifully rebound copy of this comprehensive historical study. The work looks at the French Revolutionary Wars, the roles of the Allies as well as biographical memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte and other principal players...

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1815 2vols Histoire Abregee de la Litterature Romaine Bound in Two Volumes
1815 2vols Histoire Abregee de la Litterature Romaine Bound in Two Volumes

Price: £260.00

A set of Histoire Abregee de la Litterature Romaine.By F. Schoell, Consellor to the Court of the King of Prussia.Complete here in four volumes, bound as two.In French.

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1815 4vol Siecles De Louis XIV et De Louis XV Voltaire Edition Pocket Sized
1815 4vol Siecles De Louis XIV et De Louis XV Voltaire Edition Pocket Sized

Price: £120.00

Pocket-sized editions of Voltaire's two works The Age of Louis XIV and The Age of Louis XV.Four of five volume set only. Collation unavailable although volumes I-IV appear complete. Voltaire, or Francois-Marie Arouet was a French Enlightenment...

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1815 Anecdotes Parisiennes Scarce Work Good provenance
1815 Anecdotes Parisiennes Scarce Work Good provenance

Price: £290.00

A scarce collection of anecdotes on Paris and French life. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Not Widely Held Institutionally. Held at Glasgow, Edinburgh, the British Library, Aberdeen, and St. Andrews. The editor...

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1815 Campaign RUSSIA by E. LABAUME & PARIS by GIRAUD
1815 Campaign RUSSIA by E. LABAUME & PARIS by GIRAUD

Price: £260.00

Two important texts, bound in one, about the Napoleonic wars.   Bound in diced claf leather with gilt lettering and decoration.   Translated from the French.   With Cokayne Frith's armorial nameplate on...

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1815 Reports on Regulation of Madhouses in England folding Plates Scarce
1815 Reports on Regulation of Madhouses in England folding Plates Scarce

Price: £1,520.00

A collection of the reports of 1815 and 1816 on the reformation of mental asylums of England in the nineteenth century. Containing the first report (ordered to be printed 25 May 1815), the second report (2nd June 1815) the third...

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1816 3Vol Memoirs of Oliver Cromwell and his Children Written by Himself Scarce
1816 3Vol Memoirs of Oliver Cromwell and his Children Written by Himself Scarce

Price: £350.00

A first edition of this memoir of Oliver Cromwell.Complete in three volumes.With a bookplate belonging to Charles Penruddocke, with the Penruddocke coat of arms and motto "Gloria Soli Deo"Oliver Cromwell was an English military...

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1816 Le Livre Rouge The Red Book French Revolution Monarchist Scarce
1816 Le Livre Rouge The Red Book French Revolution Monarchist Scarce

Price: £350.00

A scarce copy of this historical recordThe Red Book is an account of the trial and death of Charles I of England and Louis XVI of France, both of whom were killed after a period of revolution.Published shortly after the fall of Napoleon,...

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1816 The Constitution of England De Lolme Illustrated Monarchies in Europe
1816 The Constitution of England De Lolme Illustrated Monarchies in Europe

Price: £85.00

A scarce history of English government as told by the revolutionary political theorist, De Lolme. The account compares the English system with the Republican form of government and the other monarchies in Europe. With supplemental...

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1817 Algiers Barbary States G.A. Jackson First Illus
1817 Algiers Barbary States G.A. Jackson First Illus

Price: £1,400.00

A scarce first and only edition of this fascinating account of the Barbary States, including a chapter on the slavery of captured Europeans. Bound in quarter calf, with marbled paper coverings, gilt bands, and a printed paper spine...

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1817 British Monachism Manners Customs Monks Nuns Fosbrooke First Thus Illustrated
1817 British Monachism Manners Customs Monks Nuns Fosbrooke First Thus Illustrated

Price: £225.00

A fascinating and copiously illustrated study of English monastic life by the notable English antiquary, Thomas Dudley Fosbroke. To which are added: 'I. Peregrinatorium Religiosum; or Manners...

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1817 History of the Ancient Noble Family of Marmyun T C Banks Folding Plates
1817 History of the Ancient Noble Family of Marmyun T C Banks Folding Plates

Price: £190.00

A fascinating work of British history and genealogy.The first edition.Complete with five folding plates and five folding tables.Thomas Christopher Banks was a British genealogist and lawyer, known for assisting several claimants to...

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1817 Letters on English History for the Use of Schools J Bigland
1817 Letters on English History for the Use of Schools J Bigland

Price: £45.00

A first edition of this work on history.John Bigland was an English schoolmaster and later an historian who produced works for the use of schools.

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

Price: £625.00

A collection of the historical essays and recollections of Sir N. William Wraxall. With a frontispiece to volume I. Third edition, revised and corrected. Contaning: Part the First: From 1772 to 1780 Part the Second: From...

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1818 A Vindication of the University of Cambridge by the Rev James Henry Monk
1818 A Vindication of the University of Cambridge by the Rev James Henry Monk

Price: £34.99

A scarce copy of A Vindication of the University of Cambridge.Contained in a pamphlet, entitled Considerations respecting Cambridge, &c.By the Rev. James Henry Monk, Fellow and Tutor of Trinity College, and Regius Professor of...

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1818 Anecdotes of The Court and Family of Napoleon Bonaparte Second Ed
1818 Anecdotes of The Court and Family of Napoleon Bonaparte Second Ed

Price: £285.00

A beautifully rebound copy of this work, which looks at the court life and family of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. The second edition of this work, which has been translated from French. ...

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1818 Beautes de L'Histoire de la Savoie Geneve Pierre Nougaret Illus Very Scarce
1818 Beautes de L'Histoire de la Savoie Geneve Pierre Nougaret Illus Very Scarce

Price: £145.00

Curieux Concernant la Geographie, l'Histoire Naturelle, les Moeurs, les Usages et les Coutumes: Ouvrage Destine a L'Instruction et a L'Amusement de la Jeunesse, et Orne de Huit Estampes en Taille-douce ...

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1818 Biographical Memoir of the Much Lamented Princess Charlotte Augusta
1818 Biographical Memoir of the Much Lamented Princess Charlotte Augusta

Price: £440.00

A biography of the daughter of George IV, who died at the age of 21.Fourth edition. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, a vignette title page, one folding scene and a folding facsimile.Bookplate of Thomas Hatman Brenchley to...

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1818 Histoire du Passage des Alpes Par Annibal Jean-Andre Deluc First Edition
1818 Histoire du Passage des Alpes Par Annibal Jean-Andre Deluc First Edition

Price: £340.00

The 1818 edition of J. A. Deluc's History of the Passage of the Alps by Hannibal. Hannibal (247 - 183/182 BC) was a Carthaginian military commander - considered to be one of the greatest in the world - and crossed the Alps...

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1818-1854 27vols Annuaire Historique Universel French M C L Lesur
1818-1854 27vols Annuaire Historique Universel  French M C L Lesur

Price: £1,500.00

A set of Annuals on Universal History, or Political History by C. L. LesurIn French.The set consists of twenty-seven volumes and covers the years 1818, 1819, 1820, 1822, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1832, 1833, 1835,...

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1819 3vol Henry Hallam View of the State of Europe Middle Ages
1819 3vol Henry Hallam View of the State of Europe Middle Ages

Price: £255.00

A second edition copy of Henry Hallam's first major work, 'View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages', complete in three volumes. Henry Hallam was an English historian, best known...

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1819 3vol View of the State of Europe Middle Ages Henry Hallam Leather
1819 3vol View of the State of Europe Middle Ages Henry Hallam Leather

Price: £210.00

A second edition copy of Henry Hallam's first major work, 'View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages', complete in two volumes. Henry Hallam was an English historian, best known for...

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1819 3vols Thucydidis Olori Fol De Bello Peloponnesiaco Libri VIII History Greek
1819 3vols Thucydidis Olori Fol De Bello Peloponnesiaco Libri VIII History Greek

Price: £280.00

Thucydides' account of the Peloponnesian War.Volumes I-III of four volumes, lacking volume IV.  This edition is edited by Joannis Christophori Gottleberi and Caroli Ludovici Baveri. This edition is in Greek, with...

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1819 6vol Plutarch's Lives J Langhorne W Langhorne New Edition Illus Biography
1819 6vol Plutarch's Lives J Langhorne W Langhorne New Edition Illus Biography

Price: £650.00

A lovely set of this famed collection of biographies by Plutarch. Being the John and William Langhorne translation. In the beautiful and uniform contemporary calf bindings. A New Edition, carefully...

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1819 7vol M Tullii Ciceronis Opera Omnia Works of Cicero Jo Augusti Ernesti
1819 7vol M Tullii Ciceronis Opera Omnia Works of Cicero Jo Augusti Ernesti

Price: £230.00

A uniformly-bound collection of the works of Marcus Tullius Cicero.With a frontispiece of Cicero to the first volume.In Latin. Petrarch's rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited for initiating the 14th-century Renaissance...

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1819 Beautes De L'Histoire D'Angleterre Ou Epoques Interessantes Et Remarquable
1819 Beautes De L'Histoire D'Angleterre Ou Epoques Interessantes Et Remarquable

Price: £99.99

Beauts de l'Historie d'Angleterre, Ou poques Intressantes et Remarquables, Origines, Usages et Moeurs, Batales Celebres, Depuis les Commencements de la Monarchie Jusqu'a la Fin de Regne de Georges II. Written for the Instruction...

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1819 History JULUS CAESAR Edited by van Oudendorp
1819 History JULUS CAESAR Edited by van Oudendorp

Price: £199.99

An illustrated early nineteenth century edition of Julius Caesar's history, edited by van Oudendorp. Bound in half-leather with gilt lettering and marbled paper-covered boards. In Latin with Latin footnotes throughout. With nine...

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1819 Roman Antiquities An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans Adam
1819 Roman Antiquities An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans Adam

Price: £55.00

An informative historical work on the Romans. The eighth edition of this work, which was originally published in 1791. This work is lacking the title page and is therefore dated from the pagination and comparison with online copies...

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1819 Tom Crib's Memorial to Congress by One of the Fancy
1819 Tom Crib's Memorial to Congress by One of the Fancy

Price: £79.99

A small volume of this satirical historical works by Thomas Moore. In the original publishers' boards. Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for...

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1819 TRAVELS AFRICA Modern Writers William BINGLEY 1st
1819 TRAVELS AFRICA Modern Writers William BINGLEY 1st

Price: £168.00

A first and only edition of the Reverend William Bingley's work on Africa for young people. Featuring a titlepage vignette. 'Exhibiting a Connected View of the Geography and Present State of that Quarter of the Globe'. With a...

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1820 11vol The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon
1820 11vol The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon

Price: £325.00

A detailed account of the final days of the Roman Empire, and the reasons behind its collapse from eminent historian Edward Gibbon. A new edition. With three folding maps of the Roman Empire and frontispiece of Gibbon to volume...

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1820 2vol Antiquities of Greece John Potter Folding Map Scarce Edition
1820 2vol Antiquities of Greece John Potter Folding Map Scarce Edition

Price: £240.00

A scarce two volume set of this important historical work, profusely illustrated with a folding map and many detailed plates. A new edition. First published between 1697 and 1698. No complete...

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1820 2vol First Edition The History of the Crusades Charles Mills Illus Ex Lib
1820 2vol First Edition The History of the Crusades Charles Mills Illus Ex Lib

Price: £285.00

The first edition of Charles Mills' famous historical work. This work is known for its criticism of other esteemed historians of the time, David Hume and Edward Gibbon The first edition of this...

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1820 2Vol Memoires de la Maison de Conde Second Edition Manuscripts
1820 2Vol Memoires de la Maison de Conde Second Edition Manuscripts

Price: £175.00

A scarce second edition two volume set of the history and correspondence of the Princes of Conde.Printed in French. With two portraits and 32 folding facsimiles of original manuscripts.The Most Serene House of Conde is a...

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1820 4vol The History of Ancient Greece John Gillies Folding Maps
1820 4vol The History of Ancient Greece John Gillies Folding Maps

Price: £425.00

John Gillies' comprehensive history of Ancient Greece.Sixth edition. Volume I is part of the first four volumes of an eight-volume set, which first appeared in 1786, the latter four of which were the 'New edition, with corrections...

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1820 5vol Memoires du Cardinal de Retz Guy Joli Duchesse de Nemours Illus French
1820 5vol Memoires du Cardinal de Retz Guy Joli Duchesse de Nemours Illus French

Price: £150.00

Cardinal de Retz's memoir about his life and experiences in the political scene in seventeenth century France. In the original French. Incomplete, being five volumes of six. This set contains...

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1820 George Cornelius History & Antiquities Of Eynesbury & St. Neot's 1st Ed.
1820 George Cornelius History & Antiquities Of Eynesbury & St. Neot's 1st Ed.

Price: £85.00

A history of this contraversial priest's birthplace, as well as its namesake in Cornwall.Gorham studied at Queens' College Cambridge, and was a competent antiquarian. This intruiging local history is a unique examination of small English...

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1820 The Queen's Letter to the King Caroline Bunswick George IV Scandal Trial
1820 The Queen's Letter to the King Caroline Bunswick George IV Scandal Trial

Price: £35.00

An uncommon printing of the letter sent by Queen Caroline to King George IV.First printed by William Hone in 1820, this is one of the pirated editions. Uncommon in any edition of age.Queen Caroline, better known as Caroline of Brunswick...

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1821 10vol The Works of William Robertson History of England Scotland India
1821 10vol The Works of William Robertson History of England Scotland India

Price: £440.00

The complete historical works of William Robertson, Scottish historian. Containing The History of Scotland during the Reigns of Queen Mary, and of King James VI (Volumes I-III), The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V...

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1821 An Analysis of the Talents and Character of Napoleon Bonaparte Military
1821 An Analysis of the Talents and Character of Napoleon Bonaparte Military

Price: £450.00

A very scarce first edition of this work regarding the French ruler, and military figure, Napoleon Bonaparte. The author notes to the preface that the intention of this work is to 'instruct...

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1821 Brathwait Some Rules And Orders For Government For The House Of An Earle
1821 Brathwait Some Rules And Orders For Government For The House Of An Earle

Price: £130.00

Some Rules and Orders for the Government of The House of An Earle Set downe by Richard Brathwait. With a portrait of the author tipped in to title with facsimile signature. Richard Brathwait or Brathwaite (1588 - 1673) was an English...

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1821 Christian Molbech Kong Erik Plogpenning Historie Danish History Scandinavia
1821 Christian Molbech Kong Erik Plogpenning Historie Danish History Scandinavia

Price: £45.00

A scarce edition of this history of Eric IV of Denmark.Known as Erik Plogpenning, he ruled the country from 1241 to 1250. Here, renowned writer and literary critic (known especially for his scathing reviews of Hans Christian Anderson)...

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1821 History of the Persecutions endured By the Protestants of France M Wilks
1821 History of the Persecutions endured By the Protestants of France M Wilks

Price: £480.00

Both volumes bound in one as usual of Colonel Mark Wilks' sought after book.First edition.With a coloured illustrated map.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth...

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1821 Two Vols David Price Mahommedan History 1st Edition Half Calf With Gilt
1821 Two Vols David Price Mahommedan History 1st Edition Half Calf With Gilt

Price: £1,200.00

First editions of volumes one and four of the British army officer and orientalist's history of Muslim peoples.According to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Major David Price, "saw action in the Third Anglo-Mysore War against...

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1822 2vol Napoleon in Exile Voice From St. Helena Barry O'Meara Frontispiece 1st
1822 2vol Napoleon in Exile Voice From St. Helena Barry O'Meara Frontispiece 1st

Price: £800.00

The very scarce first edition of the surgeon Barry O'Meara's work recounting his time as Napoleon's surgeon on Saint Helena, illustrated with a frontispiece to each volume. The first edition...

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1822 2vol The History of the Crusades Charles Mills Third Edition Illustrated
1822 2vol The History of the Crusades Charles Mills Third Edition Illustrated

Price: £225.00

Two volumes of Charles Mills' most famous historical work, known for its criticism of other esteemed historians of the time, David Hume and Edward Gibbon. An early edition of this work, With...

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1822 5 Vols The History of ENGLAND T.Smollett
1822 5 Vols The History of ENGLAND T.Smollett

Price: £550.00

Rare in the publisher's paper boards This fascinating historical set explores all the key events which effected society within England between 1688 and 1760. Tobias George Smollett was a Scottish poet and author....

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1822 7vol History of Modern Europe Decline Roman Empire Progress Society Russell
1822 7vol History of Modern Europe Decline Roman Empire Progress Society Russell

Price: £450.00

A lovely set of the scarce 1822 London edition of Russell's unusual historical work, written in epistolary form. A new edition, with a continuation, terminating at the establishment of the Austrian power in Italy, in 1821. 'With...

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1822 Scarce Etat De L'angleterre The State of England in 1822 French Second Ed
1822 Scarce Etat De L'angleterre The State of England in 1822 French Second Ed

Price: £25.00

An uncommon book on the state of England in 1822In French Published by order of the Ministry of S. M. BritanniqueSecond Edition

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1822 Thomas Moule Bibliotheca Heraldica Magnae Britanniae
1822 Thomas Moule Bibliotheca Heraldica Magnae Britanniae

Price: £135.00

An edition of this work of Heraldry by Thomas Moule. With an engraved frontispiece of the author. The full title of this volume reads: Bibliotheca Heraldica Magnae Britanniae. An Analytical Catalogue of Books on Genealogy, Heraldry,...

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1822-5 2vols in1 Bibliotheca Heraldica Thomas Moule and Herald's Visitations
1822-5 2vols in1 Bibliotheca Heraldica Thomas Moule and Herald's Visitations

Price: £330.00

Two scarce works on heraldry and genealogy bound as one.Loosely inserted are photocopies of several interesting articles regarding to the topics of heraldry and genealogy. With an illustrated frontispiece to Bibliotheca Heraldica....

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1823 2vol C Corn Tactiti Opera Regognovit Emendavit Supplementis Explevit Valpy
1823 2vol C Corn Tactiti Opera Regognovit Emendavit Supplementis Explevit Valpy

Price: £59.99

C. Corn. Taciti Opera: Recognovit, Emendavit, Supplementis Explevit, Notis, Dissertationibus, illustravit Gabriel Brotier edited by Abrahamo Joanne Valpy.The first two volumes of four.In Latin.A new edition.PubliusCornelius Tacitus...

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1823 2vol History of Rome Oliver Goldsmith Illustrated Folding Map
1823 2vol History of Rome Oliver Goldsmith Illustrated Folding Map

Price: £90.00

A complete two volume set of Oliver Goldsmith's 'History of Rome'. Oliver Goldsmith was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet, best known for his novel 'The Vicar of Wakefield'. However, Goldsmith...

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1823 2vol History Of Spanish And Portugese Literature Bouterwek Ross Translation
1823 2vol History Of Spanish And Portugese Literature Bouterwek Ross Translation

Price: £69.99

A first edition translation of this fascinating work, a first of its kind, concerning the history of a subject of growing interest to the Britain of 1823. Translated from the original German by Thomasina Ross. Complete...

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1823 2vol Lacon or Many Things in Few Words Colton
1823 2vol Lacon or Many Things in Few Words Colton

Price: £49.99

A popular collection of observations and comments on society and life by the Reverend C. C. Colton. Sixteenth edition. Reverend Colton was a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, and author of Hypocrisy: A Satire; Moscow, A Poem...

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1823 4vols REVOLUTIONS du SYSTEME POLITIQUE Ancillon
1823 4vols REVOLUTIONS du SYSTEME POLITIQUE Ancillon

Price: £227.99

Four volumes bound in half leather with marble paper-covered boards and gilt lettering and decoration.  Friedrich Ancillon (1766-1837) was a Prussian historian and statesman. His Tableau des Revolutions du Systeme Politique...

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1823 6 Vols HISTORY of his OWN TIME Bishop BURNET
1823 6 Vols HISTORY of his OWN TIME Bishop BURNET

Price: £599.99

A bright, clean complete set of the 1823 edition of Burnet's History of His Own Time. Bound in half-leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. With a bookseller's label for 'W. J. Sackett'...

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1823 A Cabinet of Portraits Consisting Distinguished Characters First Illus
1823 A Cabinet of Portraits Consisting Distinguished Characters First Illus

Price: £550.00

A scarce edition of this collection of portraits of noted historical figures.With 64 plates including portraits of Sir Isaac Newton, Sir William Raleigh and William Shakespeare.

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1823 Chronologique de L'HISTOIRE DE FRANCE 1787-1819
1823 Chronologique de L'HISTOIRE DE FRANCE 1787-1819

Price: £125.00

The uncommon second edition of this comprehensive study of French history in a fine binding that would be a lovely addition to any library. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine. With...

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1823 The Charity of Richard Huish in taunton Scarce Goldsworthy Signed Copy
1823 The Charity of Richard Huish in taunton Scarce Goldsworthy Signed Copy

Price: £190.00

A very scarce signed Taunton printing of the will and documents surrounding Richard Huish. Containing copies of his will, and the decree in chancery respecting the same; together with a copy of a degree made by the right honourable...

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1824 21 Vol Histoire du Bas-Empire Par Lebeau M.De Saint-Matin
1824 21 Vol Histoire du Bas-Empire Par Lebeau M.De Saint-Matin

Price: £2,250.00

A rare fascinating collection of works exploring the history of the later Roman Empire. New edition written in French. The decline of the Roman Empire refers to the gradual societal collapse of the Western Roman Empire. Many...

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1824 2Vol Francois Guizot Memoires relatifs l'histoire de France Crusades D'Aix
1824 2Vol Francois Guizot Memoires relatifs  l'histoire de France Crusades D'Aix

Price: £60.00

A two volume set of this work on the history of France.Two of three volumes on the Crusades taken from work by Albert D'Aix. Part of a wider series edited by Francois Guizot.In French.With the bookplate of Camille Aboussouan (1919-2013)...

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1824 2vol Heraldic Anomalies By Edward Nares Second Edition
1824 2vol Heraldic Anomalies By Edward Nares Second Edition

Price: £150.00

A history of nobility in Heraldic Anomalies or, 'rank confusion in our orders of precedence. With disquisitions, moral, philosophical, and historical, on all the existing orders of society. By it matters not Who.' With the occasional...

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1824 2volin1 The History of the Reign of The Emperor Charles V William Robertson
1824 2volin1 The History of the Reign of The Emperor Charles V William Robertson

Price: £75.00

A comprehensive history of this Holy Roman Emperor With vignette title pages. Volumes I and II of this eventual four volume set. Charles V was the ruler of both the Spanish Empire and the...

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1824 2Vols William Godwin History Of The Commonwealth Of England, Vols I & IV
1824 2Vols William Godwin History Of The Commonwealth Of England, Vols I & IV

Price: £90.00

Volumes one and four of the radical intellectual's history of the Commonwealth.Godwin was one of the first proponents of Utilitarianism, as well as of Anarchism, and was married to the feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft. His...

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1824 4Vol Histoire de la Regeneration de la Grece Pouqueville French
1824 4Vol Histoire de la Regeneration de la Grece Pouqueville French

Price: £800.00

A four volume set of this work on Greek history.Printed in French.Collated: Complete with four maps and seven plates.Francois Charles Hughes Laurent Pouqueville was a French diplomat, writer, explorer, physician and historian. He travelled...

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1824 George Moberly Remarks on The Admission of Dissenters
1824 George Moberly Remarks on The Admission of Dissenters

Price: £235.00

A scarce book discussing the prospect of allowing 'dissenters' into Oxford colleges.George Moberly was an English divine, educated at Winchester and Oxford.

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1824 Notitia Historica Tables Calendars Nicholas Harris Nicolas Public Records
1824 Notitia Historica Tables Calendars Nicholas Harris Nicolas Public Records

Price: £85.00

This is a first edition collection of historical records.Nicholas Harris Nicolas was an English antiquary who worked as a barrister alongside studying genealogy and history.

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1824 Relics for the Curious Anon 2 Vol in 1 Scarce
1824 Relics for the Curious Anon 2 Vol in 1 Scarce

Price: £130.00

A scarce edition of this work on historical relics.Two volumes in one.With two full page plates serving as frontispieces to each volume.

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1825 2vol Encyclopaedia of Antiquities Archaeology Fosbroke Scarce Illustrated
1825 2vol Encyclopaedia of Antiquities Archaeology Fosbroke Scarce Illustrated

Price: £495.00

A scarce illustrated work on archaeology from the early nineteenth century. Covering Roman, Anglo-Saxon, and Greek archaeological finds. Illustrated throughout with thirty-four plates (collated complete) and numerous...

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1825 2vol The History of England from The Revolution Tobias Smollett David Hume
1825 2vol The History of England from The Revolution Tobias Smollett David Hume

Price: £160.00

A pair of complementary works by David Hume and Tobias Smollett on the history of England. Illustrated throughout with sixteen engraved plates (missing frontispiece for volume I). Volume I contains Volume II contains The...

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1825 3Vol Celebrated Trials and Remarkable Cases of Criminal Jurisprudence
1825 3Vol Celebrated Trials and Remarkable Cases of Criminal Jurisprudence

Price: £770.00

A three volume set of this work on legal history.Three volumes of original six. Lacking volumes I-III.With 12 plates, 3 folding plates and one map.George Henry Borrow was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on...

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1825 6vol Ecclesiastical History Ancient Modern Mosheim Maclaine Scarce Illustrated
1825 6vol Ecclesiastical History Ancient Modern Mosheim Maclaine Scarce Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A scarce copy of John Lawrence Mosheim's study of 'Ecclesiastical History', complete in six volumes. Johann Lorenz von Mosheim, or John Lawrence Mosheim as he is named within this text, was...

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1825 A Narrative of the Conversion and Death of Count Struensee Dr Munter 2nd Ed
1825 A Narrative of the Conversion and Death of Count Struensee Dr Munter 2nd Ed

Price: £75.00

A biographical work on this scandalous figure in the Danish aristocracy. Written on Struensee's conversion to Christianity prior to his execution by Dr Munter, a Danish priest sent to Struensee by the government. ...

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1825 Traite GARANTIE Warranty Gold Silver B.L. RAIBAUD
1825 Traite GARANTIE Warranty Gold Silver B.L. RAIBAUD

Price: £348.00

A scarce first edition of this French economic text with a focus on the goldsmithing trade. Featuring eight plates depicting goldsmiths' marks. Covering goldsmithing laws and ordinances, hallmarks, warranties, and counterfeit...

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1825-1847 2vols Justice of the Peace and Public General Statutes Kinge George
1825-1847 2vols Justice of the Peace and Public General Statutes Kinge George

Price: £75.00

An uncommon set of two nineteenth century historical works.The Public General Statutes  was printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty.The Justice of the Peace  was printed and...

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1826 2 Vols Testamenta Vetusta Being Illustrations from Wills Nichols Nicolas
1826 2 Vols Testamenta Vetusta Being Illustrations from Wills Nichols Nicolas

Price: £130.00

A scarce illustrated two volume of extracts of the wills of distinguished families. Illustrated title pages and frontispiece plate. Information on the manners, customs, descents and possessions of the families listed. Volume one contains...

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1826 Morus by Kenelm Henry Digby First Edition Medieval Novel
1826 Morus by Kenelm Henry Digby First Edition Medieval Novel

Price: £160.00

A first edition of this historical work by Kenelm Henry Digby. Kenelm Henry Digby (c1800-1880) was an Anglo-Irish writer born at Clonfert in Ireland. His reputation rests chiefly on his earliest publication, The Broad-Stone of...

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1826 The Monumental Remains of Noble and Eminent Persons Sepulchral Antiquities
1826 The Monumental Remains of Noble and Eminent Persons Sepulchral Antiquities

Price: £130.00

A illustrated history of sepulcrhal antiquities of Great Britain.With 30 full page plates engraved from drawings by Edward Blore.Each plate is accompanied by a historica and biographical account of the person featured in the sepulchre.Edward...

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1827 3Vol Histoire de La Fronde Le Comte de Sainte Auliare First Uncommon
1827 3Vol Histoire de La Fronde Le Comte de Sainte Auliare First Uncommon

Price: £160.00

An uncommon three volume set of this history of The Frond.Complete in three volumes.With the bookplates of Camille Aboussouan (1919-2013) a diplomat, writer and bibliophile who held an award from the French Academy for the first translation...

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1827 3vol History Reign EMPEROR CHARLES V Robertson
1827 3vol History Reign EMPEROR CHARLES V Robertson

Price: £165.00

A fascinating history focusing on a controversial monarch, but also imparting a grand overview of determining factors in the history and culture of Britain and Europe. 'With a view of the progress of society in Europe, from...

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1827 8vols The Works of William Robertson With Portrait
1827 8vols The Works of William Robertson With Portrait

Price: £495.00

An attractive set of the historical works of Dr. William Robertson. Complete in eight volumes. Volume I contains an engraved portrait of Dr Robertson. Volumes VI, VII and VIII contain pull-out maps to the rear of the books. William...

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1827 Archaeologia Aeliana Volume Two Part One Scarce Archaeological Volume
1827 Archaeologia Aeliana Volume Two Part One Scarce Archaeological Volume

Price: £110.00

A very scarce archaelogical volume.Volume II, part one of a four volume set, the work contains numerous tracts and letters on various archaeological matters, including findings in Rome and Cairn, as well as runic inscriptions, and...

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1827 George Agar Ellis Ellis on Clarendon 1st Edition Biography History Account
1827 George Agar Ellis Ellis on Clarendon 1st Edition Biography History Account

Price: £50.00

A hardback rebinding of the 1827 Ellis on Clarendon, an historical account of the Earl of Clarendon's life and character. George Agar Ellis was a Whig politician under Earl Grey who took a great interest in culture. He was...

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1827 Letters from His Late Majesty George III Coronation Oath Catholic Ireland
1827 Letters from His Late Majesty George III Coronation Oath Catholic Ireland

Price: £295.00

A selection of letters from George III to two political figures regarding the proposition of Catholic emancipation and his Coronation Oath. He writes to British politician and barrister, Lord Kenyon and the then Prime...

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1827 Pinnock's Epitome of Classical Geography W C Taylor Maps New Edition
1827 Pinnock's Epitome of Classical Geography W C Taylor Maps New Edition

Price: £65.00

An uncommon historical work from the Pinnock's series, revised and improved by W C Taylor. This work is supported by many folding map plates. This is a new edition of this work, which has been...

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1827 Richard Thomson Chronicles London Bridge Antiquary First Edition Historical
1827 Richard Thomson Chronicles London Bridge Antiquary First Edition Historical

Price: £95.00

An extensive 19th Century history of London Bridge.Described by the author as a 'toilsome and extended' project, this volume provides a detailed account of the bridge's many incarnatons and contains illustrative vignettes, or 'embellishments'...

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1827-8 4vol Antonii Peretii Opera Omnia Justinian Code Corpus Juris
1827-8 4vol Antonii Peretii Opera Omnia Justinian Code Corpus Juris

Price: £395.00

The scarce works of Antonio Pereti, comprising lectures on the Justinian Code and Roman law. 'Now for the first time with many errors corrected, on the basis of carefully weighing each law and restoring order'. In...

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1828 6vol Washington Irving History of the Life of Columbus Conquest of Granada
1828 6vol Washington Irving History of the Life of Columbus Conquest of Granada

Price: £1,750.00

Six uniformly-bound histories from the celebrated American author, Washington Irving. First UK editions. Containing: A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada From the Mss. of Fray Antonio Agapida (1829, in two volumes) A History...

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1828 An Account of Public Charities in England and Wales
1828 An Account of Public Charities in England and Wales

Price: £175.00

A scarce copy of An Account of Public Charities in England and Wales.Abridged from the Reports of His Majesty's Commissioners on Charitable Foundations.With Notes and Comments.

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1828 Calendar of Knights Francis Townsend from 1760 to the present time
1828 Calendar of Knights Francis Townsend from 1760 to the present time

Price: £69.99

This volume is essentially a list, with the details of all of the men considered to be Knights between the years 1760-1828 by Francis Townsend, Pursuivant of Arms. The full title of this book reads: Calendar of Knights; containing...

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1828 Chronique de la Prise de Constantinople par les Francs Ville-Hardon Scarce
1828 Chronique de la Prise de Constantinople par les Francs Ville-Hardon Scarce

Price: £140.00

A French history of the fall of Constantinople.Volume 3 of a wider series of French chronicles, though complete in itself.Geoffrey of Villehardouin was a knight and historian who participated in and chronicled the Fourth...

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1828 NICOLAS Siege of Carlaverock with Arms Translation and History heraldry
1828 NICOLAS Siege of Carlaverock with Arms Translation and History heraldry

Price: £145.00

A noteworthy edition featuring a translation of the ancient Roll of Caerlaverock, with many appendages of interest to the heraldry student.In 1299, the Scottish garrison at Caerlaverock attacked the English garrison at occupied Lochmaben. ...

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1828 Teutonic Antiquities Historical Geographical Sketches Chatfield Very Scarce
1828 Teutonic Antiquities Historical Geographical Sketches Chatfield Very Scarce

Price: £400.00

A very scarce copy of this historical work by C. Chatfield.'Explanatory of the origin and progress of the following nations: Goths, Visigoths, Ostrogoths, Vandals, Lombards, Thuringians, Burgundians, Bavarians, Franks, and Britons'. ...

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1828 Titi Livii Patavini HISTORIARUM BELLI Punici Secundi Hunter
1828 Titi Livii Patavini HISTORIARUM BELLI Punici Secundi Hunter

Price: £130.00

A scarce history of the Punic Wars in Latin by an ancient historian, Titus Livius (59 BC AD 17). Contains the first five books of the second Punic war. Publisher's catalogue to the rear. The Punic Wars were a series of three...

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1829 2vol Sir Thomas More Colloquies Robert Southey Prize Binding Illus Uncommon
1829 2vol Sir Thomas More Colloquies Robert Southey Prize Binding Illus Uncommon

Price: £180.00

An uncommon two volume set of this work by Robert Southey. The work is 'an exposition of Southey's mature social and political convictions: rejection of the Catholic claims and of the constitutional reform, support for high...

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1829 HISTORICAL Miscellany by William Cooke TAYLOR 1st
1829 HISTORICAL Miscellany by William Cooke TAYLOR 1st

Price: £59.99

A first edition of the unusual Historical Miscellany by William Cooke Taylor written before his more famous historical works. Bound in leather with gilt lettering. William Cooke Taylor, 1800 - 1849, was an Irish writer,...

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1829 The Life and Adventures of Alexander Selkirk John Howell Shipwreck First
1829 The Life and Adventures of Alexander Selkirk John Howell Shipwreck First

Price: £450.00

A first edition of this narrative of Scottish castaway Alexander Selkirk.Alexander Selkirk was a Scottish sailor marooned on an uninhabited island in the South Pacific Ocean. Selkirk survived on the island for four years before being...

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1829-30 21Vol memoires Complets et Authentiques de duc de Saint Simon First
1829-30 21Vol memoires Complets et Authentiques de duc de Saint Simon First

Price: £440.00

A twenty one volume of the memoires of Saint-Simon.The first collected edition.Complete in 21 volumes.Louis de Rouvroy, commonly known was Saint-Simon, was a French soldier, diplomat and writer of memoirs. He posthumously acquired...

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1830 2vol A Narrative by John Ashburnham King Charles the First Uncommon
1830 2vol A Narrative by John Ashburnham King Charles the First Uncommon

Price: £200.00

An uncommon copy of this work by John Ashburnham. Complete in two volumes. Rather unusual and sought after as a primary source.John Ashburnham (1603-1671) was an English courtier, diplomat and politician who sat in the House of Commons...

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1830 2vols A Narrative by John Ashburnham Attendance on King Charles I First Ed
1830 2vols A Narrative by John Ashburnham Attendance on King Charles I First Ed

Price: £170.00

A fascinating memoir from the attendant to King Charles I, John Ashburnham.The first edition of the work.John Ashburnham was an English courtier and politician. He became well known to King Charles I as a supporter in the English Civil...

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1830 4vol Private Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte M. de Bourrienne 1st
1830 4vol Private Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte M. de Bourrienne 1st

Price: £325.00

The first edition thus of this interesting biography of Napoleon Bonaparte, written by one of his colleagues. Complete in four volumes. The first edition of this work, being the first edition...

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1830 Bayley The History And Antiquities Of The Tower Of London Leather Binding
1830 Bayley The History And Antiquities Of The Tower Of London Leather Binding

Price: £180.00

A volume on the history of the Tower Of London, in attractive leather binding.A comprehensive account of the iconic tower's history, the volume takes its findings from records, state-papers and manuscripts, and from memoirs of "Royal...

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1830 HISTORY AFRICA Geography Customs Jane MARCET Illus
1830 HISTORY AFRICA Geography Customs Jane MARCET Illus

Price: £450.00

A scarce first edition of this account of the history, georgraphy and customs of Africa by Jane Marcet. Featuring several engraved plates - including a frontispiece - and several woodcuts. The third volume of the 'Juvenile...

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1830 MILITARY REMINISCENCES Journal Illus Colonel Welsh
1830 MILITARY REMINISCENCES Journal Illus Colonel Welsh

Price: £175.00

A wonderful autobiographical account of the military life of an army officer in the East India company. Featuring a frontispiece and several further plates, some folding. With a vignette to the title, and illustrations...

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1830 Roman Antiquities An Account of the Manners of the Romans Alexander Adam
1830 Roman Antiquities An Account of the Manners of the Romans Alexander Adam

Price: £120.00

A fascinating study of the manners and customs of Romans by Alexander Adam, in a contemporary Regency full calf prize binding. In a full calf prize binding, with 'Presented to the School of...

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1830 The Theatre of the Greeks Grecian Drama John Donaldson Folding Plate
1830 The Theatre of the Greeks Grecian Drama John Donaldson Folding Plate

Price: £90.00

The third edition of John Donaldson's interesting work on the theatre of Ancient Greece, illustrated with a folding plate. The third edition of this work. This is an interesting work on the...

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1830-3 6vols Cabinet Cyclopaedia by the Rev Dionysius Lardner
1830-3 6vols Cabinet Cyclopaedia by the Rev Dionysius Lardner

Price: £55.00

An incomplete set of The Cabinet Cyclopaedia by the Rev Dionysius Lardner.Assisted by Eminent Literary and Scientific Men.Six of the complete eight volumes.The set consists of Geography, Cities and Principal Towns of the World Vol...

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1830-44 7Vol De LA Politique et du Commerce des Peuples de L'antiquite Heeren
1830-44 7Vol De LA Politique et du Commerce des Peuples de L'antiquite Heeren

Price: £280.00

A seven volume set of this work by A.H.L. Heeren.Collated: Complete in seven volumes with 8 folding maps and two folding plates.A history of the politics and commerce of peoples of antiquity. Translated from the original German...

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1831 Illustrations of Literary History Eighteenth Century Vol VI J Nichols
1831 Illustrations of Literary History Eighteenth Century Vol VI J Nichols

Price: £29.99

A scarce sixth volume of this set of literary correspondence from eminent persons of the eighteenth century.Illustrated frontispiece portrait of critic William Gifford with facsimile signature and nine other illustrated portrait...

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1831-33 2vol Pompeii Elgin and Phigaleian Marbles Illustrated Folding Plates
1831-33 2vol Pompeii Elgin and Phigaleian Marbles Illustrated Folding Plates

Price: £40.00

Two works from the Library of Entertaining Knowledge, looking at Pompeii and the Parthenon Marbles. Illustrated throughout. Incomplete, with each volume being the volume one of two. Two volumes...

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1832 A Chronological and Historical Chart of Modern Europe 827-1830 Scarce
1832 A Chronological and Historical Chart of Modern Europe 827-1830 Scarce

Price: £240.00

A scarce first edition of this fascinating chart of European history.Showing, in parallel columns over 14 pages the Kings, Queens etc of Each Country as well as notable events characters etc.With errata slip and list...

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1832 POLITICAL ECONOMY Moral State Society CHALMERS 1st
1832 POLITICAL ECONOMY Moral State Society CHALMERS 1st

Price: £288.00

  A first edition of Chalmers' economic work, concerning the moral

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1832-33 4vol Luisa Stozzi Story of the XVI Century Giovanni Rosini Italian
1832-33 4vol Luisa Stozzi Story of the XVI Century Giovanni Rosini Italian

Price: £150.00

A four volume set of Giovanni's second historical novel 'Luisa Strozzi', a romance novel in the original Italian. Complete in four volumes. In the original Italian. 'Luisa Strozzi' is a historical...

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1832-6 2vol in 1 Trial and Life of Eugene Aram With Gleanings after Eugene Aram
1832-6 2vol in 1 Trial and Life of Eugene Aram With Gleanings after Eugene Aram

Price: £445.00

Two uncommon volumes bound as one regarding the infamous murderer and philologist Eugene Aram. The first work regards Aram's trial for the murder of Daniel Clark and the second is a biographical work on Aram. ...

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1833 6vol Bishop Burnets History of His Own Time Second Edition With Notes Swift
1833 6vol Bishop Burnets History of His Own Time Second Edition With Notes Swift

Price: £625.00

The complete six volumes of this notable historical work.History of my Own Time was first begun in 1683 and covers the English Civil War and the Commonwealth of England to the Treaty of Utrecht (1713). This critical edition of the...

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1833 6vol Historical Researches Politics Intercourse Trade Heeren
1833 6vol Historical Researches Politics Intercourse Trade Heeren

Price: £675.00

An english translation of Arnold Hermann Ludwig Heeren's fascinating historical study of the 'Principal Nations of Antiquity'. Arnold Hermann Ludwig Heeren was a German historian noted for...

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1833 The Duchess of Berri in la Vendee Illustrated French History
1833 The Duchess of Berri in la Vendee Illustrated French History

Price: £80.00

A study of Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchess of Berry, an Italian princess of the House of Bourbon.The third edition. Princess Marie-Caroline (1798 - 1870) married into the French royal family when she wed Louis XVIII's...

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1833 The Lives and Exploits of Banditti and Robbers C Mac Farlane Volume II
1833 The Lives and Exploits of Banditti and Robbers C Mac Farlane Volume II

Price: £89.99

A scarce copy of this account of the lives of bandits and robbers across the world. First edition. Illustrated with engraved plates. Volume II of a two-volume set only.

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1833 W Taylor Annals of St Mary Overy St Saviours Church Historical Plates
1833 W Taylor Annals of St Mary Overy St Saviours Church Historical Plates

Price: £83.00

An uncommon illustrated work on the history of Southwark Cathedral.Collated: Complete, with the scarce preface leaf additional to the collation.With twenty plates engraved by the author, partly from his own drawings,...

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1834 2vol History of the Revolution in England in 1688 Sir James Mackintosh
1834 2vol History of the Revolution in England in 1688 Sir James Mackintosh

Price: £270.00

An historical work on the Glorious Revolution.Written by Scottish Jurist, Whig politician and historian Sir James Mackintosh.A very bright copy in a splendid contemporary bindingFor this work, Mackintosh collected a large amount of...

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1834 2vols History of England From First Invasion by the Romans to George IV
1834 2vols History of England From First Invasion by the Romans to George IV

Price: £140.00

Two volumes of this well known Nineteenth century History Work.With an illustrated frontispiece to each volume.Written with the intention to be a historical work for young people.Mrs Markham was a pseudonym for writer Elizabeth...

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1834 2vols Memoirs of Spain by John Dunlop First Edition Uncommon
1834 2vols Memoirs of Spain by John Dunlop First Edition Uncommon

Price: £240.00

A fascinating uniformly bound first edition set of this uncommon work detailing the history of Spain between the years 1621 and 1700. Complete in two volumes. Lacking half title to volume...

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1834 A Brief History of Old and New Sarum SALISBURY Peter Hall Presentation Copy
1834 A Brief History of Old and New Sarum SALISBURY Peter Hall Presentation Copy

Price: £150.00

A very scarce author's presentation copy of this history of Salisbury and Old Sarum. Inscribed by the author to the front free-endpaper. Old Sarum is the site of the earliest settlement of Salisbury, in England. The site contains...

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1834 An Historical Record Of The Royal Regiment of Horse Guards Or Oxford Blues
1834 An Historical Record Of The Royal Regiment of Horse Guards Or Oxford Blues

Price: £60.00

An historical work on the Oxford Blues.With a portrait frontispiece and hand-coloured vignette title page.Lacking all other plates.The first edition of this work by Edmund Packe.The Royal Regiment of Horse Guards or the Oxford Blues...

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1834 DUCATUS LANCASTRIAE Pleadings Elizabethan
1834 DUCATUS LANCASTRIAE Pleadings Elizabethan

Price: £71.99

One large folio volume bound in quarter leather with red cloth. Usually found as single volumes (as here) would command up to 400 as set of five. This records commission publication is a calendar to the Pleadings in the Duchy of...

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1834 History of Rome Goldsmith Pinnock Taylor Illus Folding Maps
1834 History of Rome Goldsmith Pinnock Taylor Illus Folding Maps

Price: £80.00

An illustrated copy of Oliver Goldsmith's abridged 'History of Rome', with two folding maps and numerous in-text illustrations. This work is a thorough history of Rome, looking at significant...

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1834 Manuscript Documentzs Regarding Claims Of Augustus Of Este Wraps Bound In
1834 Manuscript Documentzs Regarding Claims Of Augustus Of Este Wraps Bound In

Price: £150.00

A scarce copy of (As Manuscript) Documents Regarding the Claims of Augustus of Este to the Title, Dignities, and Rights of a Prince of the House of Hanover and Other Papers.With original paper wraps bound in.Prince Augustus Frederick,...

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1835 Nouvelle Histoire de France by L Ardant Ninth Edition Scarce
1835 Nouvelle Histoire de France by L Ardant Ninth Edition Scarce

Price: £25.00

A scarce edition of this History of France by L. Ardant.With seventy-three new portraits, engraved by Dembour, de Metz.Ninth Edition.

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1835 Reverend William Scoresby Memorials Of The Sea First Edition Half Calf
1835 Reverend William Scoresby Memorials Of The Sea First Edition Half Calf

Price: £2,400.00

A first edition of the account of his voyages by William Scoresby, the English scientist, clergyman, and Arctic explorer.The work includes his account of the so-called Mary Russell murders, in which during a cargo run to Barbados...

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1835 Synopsis of the Extinct Baronetage of England Heraldry William Courthope
1835 Synopsis of the Extinct Baronetage of England Heraldry William Courthope

Price: £125.00

A scarce work on titles of the gentry which are no longer in use in England. Arranged alphabetically, it contains lists of every person to bear the titles and the last date of their use.

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1835 UNIVERSAL CAMBIST Weights MEASURES Kelly SCARCE
1835 UNIVERSAL CAMBIST Weights MEASURES Kelly SCARCE

Price: £159.99

Blind embossed full cloth binding with gilt titles to spine.  Includes two volumes bound together. An important economical work by Patrick Kelly which includes two maps of India to the rear and the half title page. Kelly's...

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1835-1967 65Vol The Surtees Society Collection Text Publication society Durham
1835-1967 65Vol The Surtees Society Collection Text Publication society Durham

Price: £950.00

A scarce and vast collection of the works published for the Durham based text society; spaning over a total of one-hundred and thirty-two years. Sixty-five volumes of the original two-hundred and fifteen volumes published....

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1836 2vol Memoirs of Napoleon His Court and Family Madame Junot Illustrated
1836 2vol Memoirs of Napoleon His Court and Family Madame Junot Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A two volume set of this insightful biography about Napoleon Bonaparte. 'Memoirs of Napoleon' is a personal memoir about the formidable Napoleon Bonaparte, written by Laure Junot, who had a...

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1836 2Vol The Monarchy of the Middle Classes France Henry Bulwer Lytton
1836 2Vol The Monarchy of the Middle Classes France Henry Bulwer Lytton

Price: £145.00

A two volume set of this work by Henry Lytton Bulwer.With one folding table.Henry Lytton Bulwer was a British liberal politician, diplomat and writer who wrote broadly on history, topography and society.

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1836 2vols Sadler's Abridgement Of Lingard's History Of England With Foldout Map
1836 2vols Sadler's Abridgement Of Lingard's History Of England With Foldout Map

Price: £99.99

Sadler's Abridgement to Lingard's History of England from the invasion of Julius Caesar to James II; abridged for the first time, and continued from that period until 1835 illustrated with a coloured map of England showing the ancient...

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1836 4vol History of the County Palatine and Duchy Lancaster Edward Baines Illus
1836 4vol History of the County Palatine and Duchy Lancaster Edward Baines Illus

Price: £750.00

A topographical work on The County Palatine and the Duchy of Lancaster.Illustrated across all volumes with many plates.Plates comprise of both portraits and maps.Complete with all plates and in four volumes.Written by Edward...

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1836 4vols The History of England From The Revolution in 1688 Tobias Smollett
1836 4vols The History of England From The Revolution in 1688 Tobias Smollett

Price: £115.00

An historical work by Tobias Smollett.Complete in four volumes.This is Smollett's continuation from David Hume's historical work.It follows the History of England from 1688 to 1760. Tobias Smollett was a Scottish poet and author. He...

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1836 6vols Historical Memoirs of His Own Time and Posthumous Memoirs N W Wraxall
1836 6vols Historical Memoirs of His Own Time and Posthumous Memoirs N W Wraxall

Price: £340.00

A selection of Sir N W Wraxall's biographical works.Comprising of Wraxall's Historical and Posthumous Memoirs. With a frontispiece to the first volume of Historical Memoirs of my Own Time. A frontispiece and additional plate to every...

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1836-1848 6vol History War in the Peninsula and South France 1807 to 1814 Napier
1836-1848 6vol History War in the Peninsula and South France 1807 to 1814 Napier

Price: £440.00

A complete six volume set of Napier's influential, if not controversial 'History of the War in the Peninsula'. William Francis Patrick Napier was an Irish soldier in the British Army and a...

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1837 2vol Athens Its Rise And Fall by Edward Lytton Bulwer First Ed
1837 2vol Athens Its Rise And Fall by Edward Lytton Bulwer First Ed

Price: £110.00

The first edition of this uniform set of historical works by English novelist Edward Lytton Bulwer. With errata slip tipped in after the introduction to volume one. The first edition of the...

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1837 2vols Sacred and Profane History by Rev. Michael Russell
1837 2vols Sacred and Profane History by Rev. Michael Russell

Price: £59.99

An attractive set of books on this history of Sacred and Profane History, from the Death of Joshua to the Decline of the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah by Rev. Michael Russell. Intended to complete the works of Shuckford and Prideaux. The...

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1837 4vols Hallam's Introduction Literature of Europe In Fifteenth Sixteenth
1837 4vols Hallam's Introduction Literature of Europe In Fifteenth Sixteenth

Price: £180.00

The complete four volumes of Henry Hallam's Literature of Europe. Collated, complete.Henry Hallam was a barrister before he formed his historical writing career. His first published book was his View of the State of Europe During...

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1837 Description of the Banquet Given in Honour of Sir Robert Peel Glasgow
1837 Description of the Banquet Given in Honour of Sir Robert Peel Glasgow

Price: £395.00

A very scarce account of the banquet in honour of Sir Robert Peel's election as Lord Rector of the University of Glasgow. Detailing the proceedings at the election and inauguration; the addresses of various public bodies; and reports...

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1837 The Works of Flavius Josephus William Whiston Illustrated History
1837 The Works of Flavius Josephus William Whiston Illustrated History

Price: £40.00

The William Whiston translation of Flavius Josephus' work.With a portrait frontispiece of Josephus.Flavius Josephus was a first century Romano-Jewish scholar, historian and hagiographer. He recorded Jewish history with particular emphasis...

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1837-1844 5vols The History of Rome by B G Niebuhr Third Edition Revised
1837-1844 5vols The History of Rome by B G Niebuhr Third Edition Revised

Price: £600.00

A collection of the History of Rome by B. G. Niebuhr.Complete in five volumes.The complete set is scarce.Translated by Julius Sharles Hare and Connop Thirwall, Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge.Third Edition, Revised.With...

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1838 - 1840 2vol Life and Testimony of Saint Cyprian Ayliffe Poole Author's Copy
1838 - 1840 2vol Life and Testimony of Saint Cyprian Ayliffe Poole Author's Copy

Price: £395.00

The author's copies of these two volumes of his work on Saint Cyrpian, with the author's extra annotations throughout. Complete in two volumes. The author's copies, with ink and pencil annotations...

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1838 2vol Francois Guizot History of the English Revolution Civil War First
1838 2vol Francois Guizot History of the English Revolution Civil War First

Price: £180.00

A two volume extensive history of the English 17th century revolutionTranslated from French by Louise H. R. CoutierThe first English edition.Franois Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was...

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1838 2vols The Lounger's Common-Place Book by Jeremiah Whitaker Newman
1838 2vols The Lounger's Common-Place Book by Jeremiah Whitaker Newman

Price: £29.99

An edition of The Lounger's Common-Place Book by Jeremiah Whitaker Newman. In two volumes. Inside volume I it states that this works is in two volumes but as it was so popular a further two volumes were added. Jeremiah Whitaker...

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1838 7vol William Mitford The History of Greece Revised by William King
1838 7vol William Mitford The History of Greece Revised by William King

Price: £250.00

An attractive seven volume set of Mitford's history of Greece.Seven of eight volumes, lacking volume II. With a portrait frontispiece and title page vignettes to each volume.A revised edition of Mitford's most famous work, with his...

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