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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 Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica
1834 Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica

Price: £575.00

A lovely and uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating eight volume work on genealogy. Published quarterly beginning in 1834, the 'Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica' was compiled...

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1834 Descriptive Catalogue of a Cabinet of Roman Imperial Large-Brass Medals
1834 Descriptive Catalogue of a Cabinet of Roman Imperial Large-Brass Medals

Price: £120.00

A very scarce first edition of Captain William Henry Smyth's documentation of Roman Imperial large brass coins. The first edition of this work. A very scarce work. A catalogue discussing Roman...

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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 The History of The Discovery and Conquest of America Wm. Robertson
1835 The History of The Discovery and Conquest of America Wm. Robertson

Price: £59.00

A scarce work of American history by the eighteenth century historian William Robertson. An abridged version of this celebrated work of American history by William Robertson in which he explores...

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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 An Essay on the Ancient Weights and Money, and the Roman and Greek Liquid Measures
1836 An Essay on the Ancient Weights and Money, and the Roman and Greek Liquid Measures

Price: £70.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating examination of early weights and measure by Robert Hussey. Providing a comprehensive account of ancient money, with particular emphasis on...

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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 Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin
1837 Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin

Price: £650.00

An uncommon early edition of Benjamin Franklin's fascinating memoir; complete in two volumes. Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, and a American polymath;...

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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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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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1838 8vol Edward Gibbon The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
1838 8vol Edward Gibbon The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Price: £300.00

An eight volume set of Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.Collated: Lacking the map of the Western part of the empire.With a frontispiece and two folding maps.Edward Gibbon was an English historian, author and Member...

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1838 8vols The History of Greece William Mitford Complete Set Illustrated Fronti
1838 8vols The History of Greece William Mitford Complete Set Illustrated Fronti

Price: £600.00

William Mitford's History of Greece.With a portrait frontispiece to volume I and a vignette title page to all volumes.Complete in eight volumes.With a memoir of Mitford to volume I by his brother.William Mitford as an English MP and...

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1838 8vols The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon
1838 8vols The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon

Price: £750.00

Edward Gibbon's famed historical work.Complete in eight volumes.A New Edition. Frontispiece and three folding plates to the first volume.Edward Gibbon was an English historian, writer and member of Parliament. This historical...

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1838 An Introduction to Heraldry Hugh Clark Oxford Univerity Press Binding
1838 An Introduction to Heraldry Hugh Clark Oxford Univerity Press Binding

Price: £89.99

A work on heraldry, containing the origin of different arms, a dictionary of heraldry, rules for the creation of arms, and much more. Illustrated throughout with numerous engravings. Bound by the Oxford University Press (binder's...

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1838 Third Report in State of Education in Bengal by William Adam Scarce
1838 Third Report in State of Education in Bengal by William Adam Scarce

Price: £59.99

An extremely scarce copy of this report on the state of education in Bengal at the start of the Victorian era. William Adam (November 1, 1796 February 19, 1881) was a British Baptist minister, missionary, abolitionist and Harvard...

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1839 12vols Histoire Des Ducs de Bourgogne M de Barante French History
1839 12vols Histoire Des Ducs de Bourgogne M de Barante French History

Price: £390.00

A comprehensive history of the Dukes of Burgundy, specifically the house of Valois.Written by Amable Guillaume Prosper Brugiere, baron de Barante. In the original French.Barante was a French statesman and historian. This work procured...

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1839 2 Vol Chronicles of England France Spain and the adjoining Countries Johnes
1839 2 Vol Chronicles of England France Spain and the adjoining Countries Johnes

Price: £99.99

An illustrated and decorative copy of this important historical work. Translated from the French Editions, with Variations and Additions, by Thomas Johnes. With a Life of the Author, an essay on his Works, and a criticism of his...

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1839 2Vol Chronicles of ENGLAND France Spain FROISSART
1839 2Vol Chronicles of ENGLAND France Spain FROISSART

Price: £74.99

An illustrated and decorative copy of this important historical work at an affordable price due to the binding condition. Bound in leather with gilt lettering, decoration, and blindstamped decoration. Complete in Two Volumes. Translated...

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1839 2vol Constantinople Illustrated Allom Historical Account Walsh
1839 2vol Constantinople Illustrated Allom Historical Account Walsh

Price: £1,200.00

A very good copy of this fascinating history of Constantinople and other famous cities in Asia Minor, complete in two volumes and copiously illustrated throughout by Thomas Allom. Collated,...

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1839 2Vol John Froissart Chronicles of England France Spain Johnes Translation
1839 2Vol John Froissart Chronicles of England France Spain Johnes Translation

Price: £295.00

This is a two volume set of this noted history of England, France and Spain.Complete in Two Volumes.Illustrated with over 100 vignettes and illuminated letters. Translated from the French editions by Thomas Johnes to which are prefixed...

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1839 2vol Thomas Johnes Chronicles of England France Spain Sir John Froissart
1839 2vol Thomas Johnes Chronicles of England France Spain Sir John Froissart

Price: £210.00

An influential collection of essays on the history of Western Europe, particularly that of France, Spain and England, during the Hundred Years' War. Jean Froissart (c. 1337 c. 1405), often referred to in English as John Froissart,...

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1839 3vols EVERY DAY BOOK Almanac HISTORY Hone
1839 3vols EVERY DAY BOOK Almanac HISTORY Hone

Price: £179.99

The books have been rebacked with cloth with the ordinal boards and gilt titles to spine. Three volumes of William Hone's year books.  The books are illustrated with numerous in text illustrations throughout. Volume I - The...

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1839 7vl The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England Edward Clarendon
1839 7vl The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England Edward Clarendon

Price: £475.00

A voluminous work on the English Civil War and Rebellions.Complete in seven volumes.This is a New Edition, printed from Clarendon's original manuscript which therefore contains previously suppressed passages from the first edition.Clarendon...

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1839 A Genealogical Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire
1839 A Genealogical Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire

Price: £95.00

A sixth edition copy of John Burke's renowned genealogical reference work; containing a complete A-Z alphabet list of esteemed families. Since its establishment in 1826 by John Burke, Burkes...

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1839 A Glossary of Provincial and Local Words in England Francis Grose
1839 A Glossary of Provincial and Local Words in England Francis Grose

Price: £75.00

- This is an interesting work on the local colloquial terms used around England, accompanied by a short description of the word, as well as information as to where the word originates from....

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1839 Observations on Financial Position of United States Trotter Folding Map 1st
1839 Observations on Financial Position of United States Trotter Folding Map 1st

Price: £360.00

The first edition of Alexander Trotter's fascinating look at the financial situations of the United States at the beginning of the nineteenth century. The first edition of this work. An interesting...

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1839 The Yorkshire Dialect Glossary Very Scarce
1839 The Yorkshire Dialect Glossary Very Scarce

Price: £140.00

A very scarce and interesting look at the Yorkshire dialect in the nineteenth century. This work is very scarce. 'The Yorkshire Dialect' is a very interesting analysis of the local dialect...

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1839 Wesleyan Proprietary Grammar School Very Scarce Folding Frontispiece
1839 Wesleyan Proprietary Grammar School Very Scarce Folding Frontispiece

Price: £118.00

A very scare copy of this interesting work on the former Wesleyan Proprietary Grammar School, with an folding frontispiece showing an illustration of the school. A very scarce work. This work...

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1840 2 Vols ENCYCLOPEDIA of ANTIQUITIES Archaeology
1840 2 Vols ENCYCLOPEDIA of ANTIQUITIES Archaeology

Price: £225.00

The uncommon second edition of Fosbroke's impressive reference work, with splendid fold-out plates. Complete in Two Volumes. With forty-five plates, collated complete. One ink stamp for Natural History Society, to title page. With...

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1840 2 Vols HISTOIRE de France Theodose BURETTE French
1840 2 Vols HISTOIRE de France Theodose BURETTE French

Price: £120.00

A nicely illustrated set of this work on French history, in a decorative full leather binding. 'Since the establishment of the Franks in Gaul until 1830'. 'Enriched with 500 drawings by Jules David'. Featuring tissue-guarded frontispieces. With...

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1840 2vols The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet by Thomas Johnes
1840 2vols The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet by Thomas Johnes

Price: £695.00

A beautiful set of The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet.Complete in two volumes.The full title of this volume reads:The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet; containing an account of the cruel Civil Wars between the houses...

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1840 7Vol Herculanum et Pompei Recueil General Des Peintures Bronzes Roux Aine
1840 7Vol Herculanum et Pompei Recueil General Des Peintures Bronzes Roux Aine

Price: £595.00

A scarce set of archaeological works, exploring the many mosaiques, antiquities and buildings unearthed in the lost ancient cities of both Herculanum and Pompei; adorned with many beautifully engraved plates. Pompeii along...

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1840 8vols The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Gibbon Paris
1840 8vols The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Gibbon Paris

Price: £310.00

An eight volume set of this famous historical work by Edward Gibbon which traces the trajectory of the Roman Empire. This particular edition was published in Paris. Frontispiece and folding...

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1840 A Concise Account of the Loss of the Royal George at Spithead 1782 Scarce
1840 A Concise Account of the Loss of the Royal George at Spithead 1782 Scarce

Price: £975.00

A scarce third edition of this narrative of the wreck of the Royal George.Bound in wood taken from the shipwreck.With four plates and a frontispiece.Printed in the same year as the first edition. Scarce in any edition.The HMS Royal...

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1840 Carlsbads Memorabilien vom Jahre 1325 bis 1839 Jos Joh Lenhart German
1840 Carlsbads Memorabilien vom Jahre 1325 bis 1839 Jos Joh Lenhart German

Price: £90.00

A lovely example of this very scarce work of local topography by Joseph Johannes Lenhart. In the original German. Very scarce. In the original German. Illustrated with a frontispiece titled...

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1840 Chronica Jocelini de Brakelonda Johanne Gage Rokewode Camden Society
1840 Chronica Jocelini de Brakelonda Johanne Gage Rokewode Camden Society

Price: £19.99

The Camden Society reprint of the chronicles of twelfth-century monk Jocelyn de Brakelond. De Brakelond's chronicle narrates the fortune of the monastery of Bury St. Edmunds. In Latin. With an engraved frontispiece.

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1840 Encyclopedia of Antiquities and Elements of Archaeology, Classical and Mediaeval
1840 Encyclopedia of Antiquities and Elements of Archaeology, Classical and Mediaeval

Price: £170.00

The second edition of Thomas Dudley Fosbroke's important work discussing antiquities and archeology, illustrated profusely throughout with folding plates. The second edition of this work, being...

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1840 Georgia Scenes Characters Incidents Second Ed Illus Augustus B Longstreet
1840 Georgia Scenes Characters Incidents Second Ed Illus Augustus B Longstreet

Price: £140.00

A humorous collection of sketches conveying the middle-class in the Old South. The work is told through the Georgian dialect and wonderfully conveys life during the nineteenth century. First...

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1840 HEADS PEOPLE PORTRAITS ENGLISH Kenny MEADOWS Orin Smith
1840 HEADS PEOPLE PORTRAITS ENGLISH Kenny MEADOWS Orin Smith

Price: £125.00

A witty and interesting copy of 'Heads of the People' being 'Portraits of the English'. Includes a frontispiece and various plates and engraved illustrations of people from all walks of life of the time.

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1840 Histoire Generale de la CIVILISATION Europe GUIZOT
1840 Histoire Generale de la CIVILISATION Europe GUIZOT

Price: £83.99

An early edition of Guizot's history of Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire to the French Revolution. Fourth Edition. In the original French. Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot, 1787 1874, was an eminent French historian,...

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1840 HISTORY FitzWarin & Baudoyn BIOGRAPHY French FIRST
1840 HISTORY FitzWarin & Baudoyn BIOGRAPHY French FIRST

Price: £79.99

A mid nineteenth century volume comprising two books attractively bound together in leather and marbled paper covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. Both First Editions. French language. Le Livre de Baudoyn...

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1840 The Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet
1840 The Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet

Price: £320.00

A two volume set of 'The Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet' translated into English by Thomas Johnes. Uniformly bound in a half calf binding this set is a interesting account of France in the fifteenth century. ...

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1840 The Last Days of a Condemned from the French of Victor Hugo
1840 The Last Days of a Condemned from the French of Victor Hugo

Price: £120.00

A copy of The Last Days of a Condemned.From the French of Victor Hugo.First stand alone issue of this work in English.With Observations on Capital Punishment, by Sir P. Hesketh Fleetwood.

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1840 Thomas Fuller The History Of The Holy War Pickering Edition
1840 Thomas Fuller The History Of The Holy War Pickering Edition

Price: £79.99

The History of the Holy War by Thomas Fuller  (1608 - 1661), an English churchman and historian. First edition thus. Rare Pickering edition. Fuller is now remembered for his writings, particularly his Worthies of England,...

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1840 Visitations of Berkshire 1565, 1623, 1664
1840 Visitations of Berkshire 1565, 1623, 1664

Price: £195.00

A very scarce facsimile reprint of the manuscript of the visitations of Berkshire during the sixteenth and seventeenth century, this finely bound copy printed by Thomas Phillipps. A very scarce...

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1840 Visitations of Berkshire 1565, 1623, 1664
1840 Visitations of Berkshire 1565, 1623, 1664

Price: £195.00

A very scarce copy of Thomas Phillipps' publication of the documents recounting the 1566, 1623 and 1664 visitations to Berkshire. This copy was formerly owned by Joan Corder. A very scarce work,...

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1840-1844 10vol History of Europe French Revolution to Restoration of Bourbons Alison
1840-1844 10vol History of Europe French Revolution to Restoration of Bourbons Alison

Price: £350.00

A complete ten volume set of Alison's 'History of Europe', uniformly bound in an attractive calf binding with marbled endpapers and textblock. A comprehensive history of Europe during the turbulent...

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1841 2vols in1 The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland Illustrated Willis Coyne
1841 2vols in1 The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland Illustrated Willis Coyne

Price: £440.00

The first edition of this beautifully illustrated historical text.Two volumes bound as one. With 118 plates across both volumes in addition to two vignette title pages and an engraved map of Ireland. Lacking the portrait frontispiece...

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1841 3 Vol EUROPEAN HISTORY Archibald ALISON French Rev
1841 3 Vol EUROPEAN HISTORY Archibald ALISON French Rev

Price: £130.00

The first three volumes of the History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution by Archibald Alison. Bound in quarter leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine. Volumes...

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1841 3vol Family Secrets or Hints to Those Who Would Make Home Happy Ellis
1841 3vol Family Secrets or Hints to Those Who Would Make Home Happy Ellis

Price: £220.00

A collection of essays on the roles of women in the home.First edition.With numerous illustrations throughout, including engraved frontispieces.Sarah Stickney Ellis (179916 June 1872) was a Quaker turned Congregationalist who was the...

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1841 Abrege De L'Histoire des Croisades Troisieme Edition F Valentin History
1841 Abrege De L'Histoire des Croisades Troisieme Edition F Valentin History

Price: £60.00

An historical work on the crusades.Written by F Valentin.The third edition of this particular publication.With the bookplate of William Wickham to the front pastedown. Possibly the William Wickham who was a member of parliament...

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1841 Essai sue les Eaux Publiques Gabriel Grimaud de Caux French History
1841 Essai sue les Eaux Publiques Gabriel Grimaud de Caux French History

Price: £200.00

A scarce copy of this essay on water quality.Printed in French. This is the first edition which was later greatly expanded in 1863.

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1841 Italian Republics Origin Progress Fall Italian Freedom JCL Sismondi Scarce
1841 Italian Republics Origin Progress Fall Italian Freedom JCL Sismondi Scarce

Price: £145.00

A historical work on Italian republics by J. C. L. De Sismondi. Jean Charles Lonard de Sismondi (May 19, 1773 June 25, 1842), whose real name was Simonde, was a writer. He is best known for his works on French and Italian history,...

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1841 Papers Correspondence Rights AUGUSTUS ESTE Hanover
1841 Papers Correspondence Rights AUGUSTUS ESTE Hanover

Price: £129.99

A later collection of letters and documents compiled by Sir Augustus D'Este as evidence towards his claim for legitimate birth right. In a good calf binding. Sir Augustus Frederick D'Este KCB KCH (17941848) was the son of Prince...

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1841 Salopia Antiqua Survey Druidical & Military Remains Shropshire Hartshorne
1841 Salopia Antiqua Survey Druidical & Military Remains Shropshire Hartshorne

Price: £395.00

The first and only edition of this fascinating archaeological synopsis of Shropshire, beautifully illustrated, with an extensive glossary of the local dialect. "With Observations upon the Names of Places, and a Glossary of Words...

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1841 Views in Affghaunistaun
1841 Views in Affghaunistaun

Price: £11,500.00

An excellent and exceptionally scarce first edition imprint of this profusely illustrated work regarding the first Afghan War, presented in the original silk moire boards and complete with highly informative tinted lithograph...

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1841-43 5vols HISTORY of SCOTLAND Tytler LEATHER
1841-43 5vols HISTORY of SCOTLAND Tytler LEATHER

Price: £359.99

Full calf leather bindings with gilt tooled detail to spines and smart green and gilt spine labels. The last five volumes of Tytler's nine volume History of Scotland.  These volumes covers the years 1497-1605. Patrick Fraser...

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1842 2Vol Chronicles of England France Spain John Froissart Thomas Johnes
1842 2Vol Chronicles of England France Spain John Froissart Thomas Johnes

Price: £70.00

This is a two volume set of this noted history of England, France and Spain.Complete in Two Volumes.Translated from the French editions by Thomas Johnes to which are prefixed a life of the author, an essay on his works and a criticism...

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1842 2vols The Theocratic Philosophy of English History Reverend J D Schomberg
1842 2vols The Theocratic Philosophy of English History Reverend J D Schomberg

Price: £48.00

Two volumes of Reverend J D Schomberg's Theocratic Philosophy of English History.Complete in two volumes.  The first volume is divided into three time periods, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the end of the reign of...

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1842 3vol Lectures on the French Revolution William Smyth
1842 3vol Lectures on the French Revolution William Smyth

Price: £120.00

A collection of lectures on the French Revolution. Part of the second series of the Lectures on History collection. William Smyth (17651849) was an English historian, Regius Professor at Cambridge from 1807. Smyth's Lectures on...

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1842 An Historical Description of Westminster Abbey
1842 An Historical Description of Westminster Abbey

Price: £34.99

An edition of an Historical Description of Westminster Abbey. Designed chiefly as a Guide to Strangers. The new monuments are continued down to the present year.

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1842 John Fisher Murray Environs of London Western Division
1842 John Fisher Murray Environs of London Western Division

Price: £59.99

A charming first edition of John Fisher Murray's 'Environs of London, Western Division'.John Fisher Murray (1811 - 1865) was a poet and humorist who was closely related to the London scene of his time, being a contributor for various...

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1842 Lectures MODERN HISTORY Thomas ARNOLD First
1842 Lectures MODERN HISTORY Thomas ARNOLD First

Price: £59.99

A first edition of this Oxford Professor's modern history lectures given in 1841 and 1842. The titlepage has the ink stamps of the Torquay Book Society and Torquay Natural History Society.

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1842 Letter by J P Kennedy to His Constituents American Congressional Speech
1842 Letter by J P Kennedy to His Constituents American Congressional Speech

Price: £150.00

A very scarce letter on the principle and value of the protective system.John Pendleton Kennedy (October 25, 1795 August 18, 1870) was an American novelist and Whig politician who served as United States Secretary of the Navy from...

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1842 The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians
1842 The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians

Price: £140.00

The first American edition of Charles Rollin's exceptional and extensive history of the ancient world. Illustrated throughout. The first edition thus, being the first American edition. This...

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1842 The Miscellany of the Spalding Club John Stewart Volume Two
1842 The Miscellany of the Spalding Club John Stewart Volume Two

Price: £34.99

An anthology of the scholarly editions of texts and archaeological studies relevant to the history of Aberdeenshire and its region, which were published on behalf of The Spalding Club. The original club was founded by Joseph Robertson...

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1842 Thorpe Catalogue Extensive Valuable Collection Curious Books Uncommon First
1842 Thorpe Catalogue Extensive Valuable Collection Curious Books Uncommon First

Price: £150.00

An uncommon copy of MDCCCXLII Catalogue of the most Extensive, Valuable, and truly Interesting Collecti

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1843 2vol A Digest and Index with Chronological Tables George Crabb Scarce
1843 2vol A Digest and Index with Chronological Tables George Crabb Scarce

Price: £160.00

A very scarce collection of legal statutes from George Crabb. George Crabb (17781851) was an English legal and miscellaneous writer.In 1814 he entered Magdalen Hall, Oxford, as a gentleman commoner, and shortly thereafter published...

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1843 3vol John Heneage Jesse Memoirs of the Court of England Death of George II
1843 3vol John Heneage Jesse Memoirs of the Court of England Death of George II

Price: £98.00

A complete history of the life in the Royal Court of the Stuarts and Georgians.John Heneage Jesse (1809 July 7, 1874), English historian, son of Edward Jesse, was educated at Eton, and afterward became a clerk in the secretary's department...

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1843 3vols History Of The Conquest of Mexico First Edition Prescott
1843 3vols History Of The Conquest of Mexico First Edition Prescott

Price: £365.00

An historical work on the conquest of Mexico.The first edition of this work.Illustrated, with a frontispiece to all volumes as well as a folding map to volumes I and II and plate to volume III. With a life of Hernando...

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1843 AGE ABSTRACT 1841 CENSUS England Wales Scotland
1843 AGE ABSTRACT 1841 CENSUS England Wales Scotland

Price: £39.99

An interesting volume of the 1841 census reports, which gives a detailed breakdown of ages throughout England, Wales and Scotland. Part I concerns 'England and Wales, and Islands in the British Seas', and Part II concerns Scotland. 'Presented...

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1843 Geschichtliche Studien von Karl Turk German United States History
1843 Geschichtliche Studien von Karl Turk German United States History

Price: £65.00

A scarce work of history by Karl Turk.Karl Turk was a German politician and legal historian noted for his series of legal history studies. This volume deals with legal history in the united states.

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1843 Reports of Special Poor Law Commissioners Women and Children Agriculture
1843 Reports of Special Poor Law Commissioners Women and Children Agriculture

Price: £225.00

An interesting historical report on the roles of women and children in farming. With sections including the ages at which boys and girls are first employed, the nature of the work and their clothing and lodging.

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1843 The Military Operations at Cabul, Which Ended in the Retreat and Destruction
1843 The Military Operations at Cabul, Which Ended in the Retreat and Destruction

Price: £900.00

The extremely scarce first edition of Lieutenant Vincent Eyre's account of his first hand experiences during the First Afghan War, during which he was captured and imprisoned with his family. Illustrated with a folding...

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1843-4 2vol BANKS Baronia Anglica Concentrata a Concentrated Account of Baronies
1843-4 2vol BANKS Baronia Anglica Concentrata a Concentrated Account of Baronies

Price: £140.00

Two volumes of this genealogical work.With the bookplate of one Ronald Giles Daubeny to the front pastedown of both volumes.Written by Thomas Christopher Banks, a British genealogist and lawyer. He styled himself as 'Sir T C Banks,...

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1844 10vols History of Europe from French Revolution to Restoration of Bourbons
1844 10vols History of Europe from French Revolution to Restoration of Bourbons

Price: £340.00

The complete 10 volumes of Alison's History of Europe.From the library of the Titley Court Estate.Titley Court was home to the Greenly family for over 500 years. The Greenly family have a long and fascinating history, perhaps most...

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1844 2vol Chronicles of England France Spain John Froissart Thomas Johnes Illus
1844 2vol Chronicles of England France Spain John Froissart Thomas Johnes Illus

Price: £640.00

An illustrated copy of Jean Froissart's extensive history on Europe in the fourteenth century, translated by Thomas Johnes. Complete in two volumes. 'Chronicles of England' are a collection...

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1844 2Vol Souvenirs de Conferences Prones et Instrucitons French Sermons
1844 2Vol Souvenirs de Conferences Prones et Instrucitons French Sermons

Price: £124.00

A two volume set of this conference souvenir.In French.Sermons and instructions heard of Sainte-Valerie between 1830 and 1835.

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1844 A Compendious and Impartial History of England From Invasions of the Romans
1844 A Compendious and Impartial History of England From Invasions of the Romans

Price: £65.00

A brief historical work on England.Interesting as written from an Irish, and Catholic perspective on a country which is mostly Protestant.Aimed for the use of Catholic youth.Author is noted as 'A member of the Ursuline Community,...

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1844 A History of the Protestant Episcopal Church in America Samuel Wilberforce
1844 A History of the Protestant Episcopal Church in America Samuel Wilberforce

Price: £220.00

A scarce work of American history in which Samuel Wilberforce explores the history of the Episcopal Church. Scarce. Bound in the publisher's original cloth binding. Illustrated with one folding...

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1844 Claims Of Labour Essay Duties Of Employers To The Employed Pickering First
1844 Claims Of Labour Essay Duties Of Employers To The Employed Pickering First

Price: £120.00

The Claims of Labour An Essay on the Duties of the Employers to the Employed by Sir Arthur Helps (1813 - 1875) and English writer and dean of the Privy Council. First edition. Helps was recognised by the ablest of his...

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1844 HISTORY of SWEDEN Anders Fryxell Mary Howitt
1844 HISTORY of SWEDEN Anders Fryxell Mary Howitt

Price: £143.99

A scarce English translation of this comprehensive work from an eminent Swedish historian. Edited by Mary Howitt. Two Volumes only. Bound as one. These volumes cover Swedish history from 100BC to 1580AD. Anders Fryxell, 1795...

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1844 History of the Protestant Episcopal Church America Wilberforce Folding Map
1844 History of the Protestant Episcopal Church America Wilberforce Folding Map

Price: £175.00

An interesting work on the history of the Protestant Episcopal Church in America, written by the respected bishop and public speaker Samuel Wilberfoce, with a folding map to the frontispiece. ...

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1844 Report from the Select Committee on Tobacco Trade Evidence Map
1844 Report from the Select Committee on Tobacco Trade Evidence Map

Price: £380.00

A detailed report on the findings of the committee formed to investigate changes in the laws surrounding the tobacco trade.Containing:Minutes of ProceedingsList of WitnessesGlossary, or Terms Used in the Tobacco TradeMinutes of EvidenceAppendixAnalysis...

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1844 The Epidemics of Middle Ages First edition Hecker Babington Black Death
1844 The Epidemics of Middle Ages First edition Hecker Babington Black Death

Price: £115.00

Heckers three treatises of Epidemics occurring in the Middle Ages collected into one volume and translated into English from the original German texts.The book is divided into the diseases, the Black Death, Dancing Mania and Sweating...

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1844-6 2 Volumes Michelet The History of France Translated by Walter Kelly
1844-6 2 Volumes Michelet The History of France Translated by Walter Kelly

Price: £120.00

An English translation of this History of France, by one of the great historians.This is the magnum opus for which he is best known. The Encyclopaedia Britannica says, "Michelets method, an attempt to resurrect the past by immersing...

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1845 2vols Histoire de France by M Emile de Bonnechose Seventh Edition in French
1845 2vols Histoire de France by M Emile de Bonnechose Seventh Edition in French

Price: £150.00

A set of the History of France by M. Emile de Bonnechose.Complete in two volumes.Seventh Edition.In the original French.

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1845 2vols OLD ENGLAND A Pictorial Museum ILLUSTRATED
1845 2vols OLD ENGLAND A Pictorial Museum ILLUSTRATED

Price: £99.99

An illustrated book of the history and antiquities of England. Bound in half calf with gilt lettering and marbled paper covered boards. First edition. With Josiah Fletcher's binding label on the front pastedowns With 12 colour...

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1845 3vol The Reports of Edmund Saunders Charles II Edward Vaughan Williams
1845 3vol The Reports of Edmund Saunders Charles II Edward Vaughan Williams

Price: £210.00

A selection of legal reports and records of the cases of Sir Edmund Saunders. Sixth edition. Sir Edmund Saunders (died 1683) was an English judge, promoted to a high position at the end of the reign of Charles II of England. His...

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1845 Anleitung zur Ertheilung des Schreiblese-Unterrichtes Ph M Nabholz R Jung Teaching German Readi
1845 Anleitung zur Ertheilung des Schreiblese-Unterrichtes Ph M Nabholz R Jung Teaching German Readi

Price: £120.00

An uncommon nineteenth century instructional German work on the education of reading and writing. Written by the well-known German Benedictine monk and reform educator, Philipp Jakob Nabholz ...

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1845 Antonio Perez et Philippe II M Mignet French Historical Work King Philip II of Spain
1845 Antonio Perez et Philippe II M Mignet French Historical Work King Philip II of Spain

Price: £80.00

A biographical and historical work on Antonio Perez and Philip II of Spain. In the original French. With the bookplate of one Thomas Westwood to the front pastedown. Stamps to the half-title...

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1845 DAVENPORT The Borgias Italy in the 15c Pickering first edition
1845 DAVENPORT The Borgias Italy in the 15c Pickering first edition

Price: £89.99

A very scarce historical play by E.D. Davenport, in a handsome Pickering edition.Edward Davies Davenport was an enthusiastic Whig politician and social reformer.  He often found himself in despair at the tumultuous relationship...

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1845 History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798 Memoirs of the Union W H Maxwell
1845 History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798 Memoirs of the Union W H Maxwell

Price: £550.00

The first edition of W H Maxwell's historical text.Illustrated throughout, with twenty seven plates.Collated, complete.With illustrations by Cruikshank, a notable British caricaturist and illustrator.This work is a comprehensive history...

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1845 La Touraine Ancienne et Moderne S. Bellanger Illus Colour Plates French
1845 La Touraine Ancienne et Moderne S. Bellanger Illus Colour Plates French

Price: £190.00

A fully illustrated work on the history of Touraine in France, with coloured plates of coats of arms, written by Stanislas Bellanger. This work is an interesting history of the Touraine province...

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1845 Lives of Men of Letters and Science, Lord Brougham Illustrated throughout
1845 Lives of Men of Letters and Science, Lord Brougham Illustrated throughout

Price: £90.00

Lord Brougham's biographical work on several prominent figures.With portrait illustrations.This edition discusses Voltaire, Rosseau, Hume, Robertson, Black, Watt, Priestley, Cavendish, Davy and Simson. First volume only as  a further...

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1845 Prisons and Prisoners by Joseph Adshead with Inscription from the Author
1845 Prisons and Prisoners by Joseph Adshead with Inscription from the Author

Price: £210.00

A first edition of Prison and Prisoners by Joseph Adshead.With illustrations.With an ink inscription 'From the Author' to the title-page.

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1845 Servia The Youngest Member of the European Family Andrew Archibald Paton
1845 Servia The Youngest Member of the European Family Andrew Archibald Paton

Price: £290.00

A political travel work by Andrew Archibald Paton.Illustrated, with a frontispiece of Cara Georg and and additional plate.This work is both historical and descriptive and discusses Paton's residence in Belgrade and his travels in the...

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1845 The ARCHAEOLOGICAL Album or Museum of National Antiquities Wright First
1845 The ARCHAEOLOGICAL Album or Museum of National Antiquities Wright First

Price: £79.99

An interesting first edition exploring the study of human society, through the analysis of the material culture and environmental data and portrayed using illustrations. Includes a meeting of the British Archaeological Association,...

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1845 This Rol Was Laburd & Finished by Master John Rows of Warrewyk
1845 This Rol Was Laburd & Finished by Master John Rows of Warrewyk

Price: £12,000.00

Vanishingly scarce and in lovely

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1846 CHARLES 2nd ESCAPE from ENGLAND Col. GOUNTER 1st
1846  CHARLES 2nd ESCAPE from ENGLAND  Col. GOUNTER 1st

Price: £59.99

A scarce, first edition of the pamphlet, Col. Gounter's Account of Charles IInd's Escape out of England. Bound in card. First edition. Scarce. Colonel George Gunter, from Racton, is famous for his share in assisting the...

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1846 5Vol Histoire de Dix Ans 1830-1840 Plates Frontispiece French
1846 5Vol Histoire de Dix Ans 1830-1840 Plates Frontispiece French

Price: £95.00

A five volume set of this historical work.The fifth edition. Complete in five volumes.With 25 full page plates including five frontispieces.Louis Blanc was a French politician and historian.  A socialist who favoured reform,...

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1846 Historical Parallels From Original Historians By J H Malkin Illustrated
1846 Historical Parallels From Original Historians By J H Malkin Illustrated

Price: £39.99

Historical Parallels, from Original Historians  by J. H. Malkin. Illustrated with woodcuts. In two volumes complete. To volume one: The Retreat from Moscow, Spanish Armada, The Conspiracy of Pazzi, Etc. and to volume...

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1846 Lectures Historical Doctrinal Practical Catechism Church of England Scarce
1846 Lectures Historical Doctrinal Practical Catechism Church of England Scarce

Price: £40.00

A handsomely bound volume examining the Christian doctrine, its history and practical uses , written by the important figure in the churches history. Third edition. Scarce. Presenting a series...

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1846 Manual History POLITICAL System Europe Colonies HEEREN First
1846 Manual History POLITICAL System Europe Colonies HEEREN First

Price: £135.00

A smart copy of Heeren's influential historical work, in a fine binding. First English Edition: translated from the fifth German edition. 'From its formation at the close of the fifteenth century, to its re-establishment upon the...

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1846 Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second Count Grammmont Extra Volume
1846 Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second Count Grammmont Extra Volume

Price: £38.00

An historical work on the court of Charles the Second.Lacking title page and frontispiece.This work is Bohn's 'Extra Volume' as the publisher doubted  'the propriety of including Count Grammont's Memoirs in his 'standard...

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1846 Notes of an Exile to Van Dieman's Land
1846 Notes of an Exile to Van Dieman's Land

Price: £1,300.00

An uncommon, first-hand account of the convict system in Tasmania written by political prisoner Linus Wilson Miller. The first edition of this work. This work follows Linus W Miller who was...

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1846 SNUFF Snuff Takers G.T. FISHER First Illustrated
1846 SNUFF Snuff Takers G.T. FISHER First Illustrated

Price: £828.00

  A scarce first edition of this comical and richly illustrated work on snuff taking. Very scarce indeed in the original pictorial wraps Featuring numerous woodcut illustrations, including a frontispiece. With...

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1846 South Australia and its Mines Francis Dutton Sketch of Colony First Ed Map
1846 South Australia and its Mines Francis Dutton Sketch of Colony First Ed Map

Price: £550.00

The first edition of this important work on South Australia.With the eight pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear as called for, as well as an eight page advertising excerpt Opinions of the British and Colonial Press...

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1846-52 2v in1 Sketches in Canada Rambles Among the Red Men and Philip Musgrave
1846-52 2v in1 Sketches in Canada Rambles Among the Red Men and Philip Musgrave

Price: £150.00

Two volumes in one regarding two British people's visits to the colonies.Two volumes bound as one.Written during the British Victorian era and a time that America and Canada's colonies were vastly developing due...

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1847 - 1849 3vols The Ancient History M. Rollin Illustrated Folding Maps
1847 - 1849 3vols The Ancient History M. Rollin Illustrated Folding Maps

Price: £270.00

A three volume set looking at ancient history around the world, illustrated with folding maps throughout. Complete in three volumes. 'Ancient History' was Charles Rollins' greatest work, though...

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1847 20vol History Of Europe French Revolution To Restoration Bourbons By Alison
1847 20vol History Of Europe French Revolution To Restoration Bourbons By Alison

Price: £690.00

A comprehensive history of Europe during the turbulent times of the French Revolution, spanning the years 1789 - 1815. With an engraving from a bust of the author with a facsimile of his signature to frontispiece to first volume. In...

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1847 2vol Gilbert A Beckett The Comic History of England Coloured Plates First
1847 2vol Gilbert A Beckett The Comic History of England Coloured Plates First

Price: £390.00

A first edition of A Beckett's most renowned work, this is a lively history of England told in a style that was highly unusual at its times of publication.With copious illustrations throughout by John Leech, including twenty coloured...

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1847 2vol Gilbert A Beckett The Comic History of England Illustrated John Leech
1847 2vol Gilbert A Beckett The Comic History of England Illustrated John Leech

Price: £425.00

A first edition of A Beckett's most renowned work, this is a lively history of England told in a style that was highly unusual at its times of publication.With copious illustrations throughout by John Leech, including twenty coloured...

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1847 2vol Introduction Literature of Europe 15th 16th 17th Centuries Hallam
1847 2vol Introduction Literature of Europe 15th 16th 17th Centuries Hallam

Price: £90.00

A third edition of this historical work on European literature by Henry Hallam. Volumes II and III only.Henry Hallam (1777-1859) was an English historian who was a fellow of the Royal Society and a trustee of the...

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1847 2vol John MacGregor Progress Of America Discovery By Columbus To 1846 First
1847 2vol John MacGregor Progress Of America Discovery By Columbus To 1846 First

Price: £295.00

A scarce edition of The Progress of America, from the Discovery by Columbus to the Year 1846 by John MacGregor, Secretary to the Board of Trade; author of Commercial Statistics &c. First edition. In two volumes complete. With...

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1847 2vol The Comic History of England Gilbert A Beckett Illustrated John Leech
1847 2vol The Comic History of England Gilbert A Beckett Illustrated John Leech

Price: £325.00

A first edition of A Beckett's most famous work, this is a lively history of England told in a style that was highly unusual at its times of publication. With copious illustrations throughout by John Leech, including twenty coloured...

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1847 Essais sur L'Histoire de France M. Guizot French Seventh Edition History
1847 Essais sur L'Histoire de France M. Guizot French Seventh Edition History

Price: £25.00

This is the seventh edition of Guizot's history of France. Printed in French.Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator and statesmen, dominant in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848.

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1847 Scenes and Stories From European History Engraved Frontispiece
1847 Scenes and Stories From European History Engraved Frontispiece

Price: £38.00

The social, military and monarchical histories of several European countries. Published by Thomas Nelson, a publishing company which was still active into the late 20th century.   Direct from the Regency library...

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1847 Seven Letters on Politics in Switzerland G. Grote Author's Presentation 1st
1847 Seven Letters on Politics in Switzerland G. Grote Author's Presentation 1st

Price: £240.00

The first edition of George Grote's collection of letters focussing on politics in Switzerland. An author's presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the front pastedown. The first edition...

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1847 Tales of a Grandfather by Sir Walter Scott with Notes
1847 Tales of a Grandfather by Sir Walter Scott with Notes

Price: £49.99

A copy of Scott's famous work Tales From a Grandfather.Tales of a Grandfather is a series of books on the history of Scotland, written by Sir Walter Scott beginning around 1827, and published by A & C Black. Scott also wrote books...

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1847 The Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire Edmund Lodge Genealogy
1847 The Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire Edmund Lodge Genealogy

Price: £49.99

An attractive volume of this guide to landed gentry and titled figures of the British Empire. The full title of this volume reads: The Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire as at Present Existing. Arranged and Printed from...

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1847 The Prairie American History Native Americans Very Scarce
1847 The Prairie American History Native Americans Very Scarce

Price: £270.00

A very scarce work of American history from the early nineteenth century. Undated. No matches on Copac, dated from the preface. Anonymously published. Created as an educational tool, this...

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1847 The Progress of the Nation In its Various Social and Economical Relations
1847 The Progress of the Nation In its Various Social and Economical Relations

Price: £75.00

George Richardson Porter's eminent and influential work.The New Edition of this work.This work tracks the social and economical relations of England from the beginning of the nineteenth century. George Richardson Porter...

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1847 The Veritable History of Whittington and His Cat Illustrated
1847 The Veritable History of Whittington and His Cat Illustrated

Price: £200.00

A lovely edition of the folklore 'Whittington and His Cat', illustrated with coloured plates. The tale of 'Dick Whittington and His Cat' is based off the real life Richard Whittington, who was...

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1847 The Works of Frederick Schiller Historical Dramas Don Carlos Mary Stuart
1847 The Works of Frederick Schiller Historical Dramas Don Carlos Mary Stuart

Price: £79.00

A selection of works by Frederick Schiller.With an engraved frontispiece of Joan of Arc. Translated from the original German into English.Frederick Schiller was a German poet, philosopher, historian and playwright. He wrote many works...

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1847 Thomas Miller Pictures Of Country Life And Summer Rambles First Edition
1847 Thomas Miller Pictures Of Country Life And Summer Rambles First Edition

Price: £48.00

A first edition of this volume on rural matters.Bearing the full title Pictures of Country Life and Summer Rambles in Green and Shady Places, the work offers a vivid depiction of the Victorian British countryside, and contains illustrative...

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1847 True Account of the Island of England Charlotte Augusta Sneyd First Edition
1847 True Account of the Island of England Charlotte Augusta Sneyd First Edition

Price: £39.99

Re-bound first edition of this account of England. Translated from the original Italian, with notes, by Charlotte Augusta Sneyd. From the Preface: "Neither the name of the writer of this history, nor that of the person to whom...

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1848 2vol History of the Conquest of Peru Civilization of the Incas W H Prescott
1848 2vol History of the Conquest of Peru Civilization of the Incas W H Prescott

Price: £125.00

A two volume set by William H. Prescott in which he explores the Spanish conquest of Peru in South America. Complete in two volumes. Rebacked with the original backstrip and boards preserved....

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1848 2vol Manuel de L'Histoire des Dogmes Chretiens Henri Klee
1848 2vol Manuel de L'Histoire des Dogmes Chretiens Henri Klee

Price: £75.00

Two volumes of Henri Klee's look at the history of Christian dogmas, translated here into French from the original German by P. H. Mabire. Complete in two volumes. These volumes are in French....

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1848 7v Histoire GIRONDINS LAMARTINE Illustrated
1848 7v Histoire GIRONDINS LAMARTINE Illustrated

Price: £225.00

An early set of Lamartine's fascinating history of the Girondins, or Girondists, in the original French. Featuring a portrait frontispiece of the writer and numerous further portrait plates. With bookseller's labels of P....

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1848 Elements of General History Ancient And Modern By Alexander Fraser Tytler
1848 Elements of General History Ancient And Modern By Alexander Fraser Tytler

Price: £34.99

An ancient to modern history, originally written encompassing a broad range of topics, in four parts 'Ancient History', 'The Middle Ages', 'Modern history' and 'Modern History, continued from the Revolution in England in...

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1848 On the Sanatory Condition of Oxford
1848 On the Sanatory Condition of Oxford

Price: £120.00

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1848 Supplemental Notes to the View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages Henry Hallam 1st
1848 Supplemental Notes to the View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages Henry Hallam 1st

Price: £79.00

Henry Hallam’s notes to his 1818 publication of ‘View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages’, these notes being published thirty years after. This is the first edition...

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1849 4 vols in 1 Alphonse Lamartine Histoire de la Revolution de 1848
1849 4 vols in 1 Alphonse Lamartine Histoire de la Revolution de 1848

Price: £70.00

A four volumes in 1 publication of Lamartine's Histoire de la Revolution de 1848.Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine (1790 1869) was a French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the Second Republic...

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1849 A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage
1849 A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage

Price: £120.00

A smartly rebound copy of the eleventh edition of John Burke's important genealogical work, 'Burke's Peerage'. 'Burke's Peerage' was dedicated to documenting the ancestry and heraldry of the...

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1849 England's Grievance Discovered Coal Trade Ralph Gardner Illustrated Scarce
1849 England's Grievance Discovered Coal Trade Ralph Gardner Illustrated Scarce

Price: £60.00

A 'new' edition of Ralph Gardner's attack on the Puritans after the tax of coal trade was enforced in Newcastle. Ralph Gardner was a controversial figure during his time. He greatly opposed...

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1849 Historical Essays by Lord Mahon Joan of Arc Mary Queen of Scots
1849 Historical Essays by Lord Mahon Joan of Arc Mary Queen of Scots

Price: £69.99

A selection of essays on historical figures by Lord Mahon. First edition. Originally contributed to The Quarterly Review. Including essays on Joan of Arc, Mary Queen of Scots, and the Marquis of Montrose, amongst others. Bookseller's...

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1849 Hortensius or the Advocate an Historical Essay by William Forsyth
1849 Hortensius or the Advocate an Historical Essay by William Forsyth

Price: £110.00

A historical essay on Quintus Hortensius Hortalus (114 BC 50 BC), a Roman orator and advocate.By William Forsyth, Barrister-at-Law ; Late Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.With an illustration of the restored Roman forum to the...

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1849 Southey's Common Place Book Robert Southey John Wood Warter Fine Binding
1849 Southey's Common Place Book Robert Southey John Wood Warter Fine Binding

Price: £33.99

A mid nineteenth-century copy of Robert Southey's work. Featuring an additional engraved titlepage. 'Choice passages, moral, religious, political, philosophical, historical, poetical and miscellaneous'.

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1849-1850 2vols The History of Pendennis Thackeray Illustrated First Edition
1849-1850 2vols The History of Pendennis Thackeray Illustrated First Edition

Price: £225.00

A first edition copy of Thackeray's satirical bildungsroman 'History of Pendennis'; complete in two volumes with the original charming illustrations by the author himself. First published in...

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1849-1851 5Vols Macaulay The History Of England From The Accession Of James II
1849-1851 5Vols Macaulay The History Of England From The Accession Of James II

Price: £130.00

A complete set of Macaulay's renowned History of England.Fourth edition.Thomas Babington Macaulay was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history.Macaulay's...

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1849-53 2vol Select Works of Anthony Hamilton Charles II Tales Walter Scott
1849-53 2vol Select Works of Anthony Hamilton Charles II Tales Walter Scott

Price: £120.00

Two uniformly-bound volumes of the works of Count Anthony Hamilton. Containing: Fairy Tales and Romances (1849), translated from the French by M. Lewis, H. T. Ryde, and C. Kenney. Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second, by...

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1849-61 5v The History of England Thomas Babington Macaulay Second Hale Roworth
1849-61 5v The History of England Thomas Babington Macaulay Second Hale Roworth

Price: £200.00

A five volume set of Macaulay's History of England.The second edition of volumes I-II. First edition of volumes III-V.Collated: Complete. There is no portrait frontispiece in the second edition. Thomas Babington Macaulay was a British...

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1850 2vol Discussion de la Loi sur l'Enseignement Moyen Very Scarce
1850 2vol Discussion de la Loi sur l'Enseignement Moyen Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A very scarce copy of this two volume work on the proceedings of law on middle education in Belgium, written in the original French. A very scarce work. In two volumes. In the original French....

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1850 ARCHAEOLOGY British Archaeological Journal Vol V
1850 ARCHAEOLOGY British Archaeological Journal Vol V

Price: £59.99

The illustrated fifth volume of the British Archaeological Association's annual Journal. Bound in half-leather with gilt lettering and cloth-covered boards. With an illustrative bookplate to the front pastedown. Bears the bookseller...

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1850 Legenda Aurea Vulgo Historia Lombardica Dicta
1850 Legenda Aurea Vulgo Historia Lombardica Dicta

Price: £325.00

This very scarce edition of the hugely popular Ledgenda Aurea chronicles the stories of the Saints. The 'Legenda Aurea' was a hugely popular work chronicling the lives and deeds of the Saints...

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1850-2 7vols The Works of W H Prescott Uniformly Bound in Cloth
1850-2 7vols The Works of W H Prescott Uniformly Bound in Cloth

Price: £250.00

A set of some of the collected works of William H. Prescott.In seven volumes.The set consists of: History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella in three volumes, History of the Conquest of Mexico in two volumes and Critical and...

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1850-9 6Vols William Prescott Ferdinand & Isabella Conquest Of Mexico Southeran
1850-9 6Vols William Prescott Ferdinand & Isabella Conquest Of Mexico Southeran

Price: £380.00

Two histories - Ferdinand & Isabella and The Conquest of Mexico - attractively bound in full tree calf by Southeran, by the man who has been called America's first scientific historian. William Prescott, a graduate of Harvard, ...

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1851 3 Vol MEMOIRS Dukes of URBINO Italy DENNISTOUN 1st
1851 3 Vol MEMOIRS Dukes of URBINO Italy DENNISTOUN 1st

Price: £200.00

The first edition uncommon set of Dennistoun's significant historical work, in a decorative cloth binding. A presentation copy from the publishers. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and armorial decoration, with blindstamped...

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1851 An Emigrant in Search of a Colony Charles Rowcroft First Edition
1851 An Emigrant in Search of a Colony Charles Rowcroft First Edition

Price: £55.00

The first edition of Charles Rowcroft's novel set in the colonies in Australia, with the ink inscription of the Earl of Breadalbane to the title page. The first edition of this work. An interesting...

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1851 Grandeur et Decadence des Romains Charles Louis Montesquieu History Critic
1851 Grandeur et Decadence des Romains Charles Louis Montesquieu History Critic

Price: £79.00

A work on the politics and history of the Romans.Written by Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu. In the original French.Montesquieu was a French lawyer and man of letters who lived during the French enlightenment....

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1851 Historical and Statistical Information...the Indian Tribes of the United States
1851 Historical and Statistical Information...the Indian Tribes of the United States

Price: £25,000.00

A very scarce, signed presentation set of this important ethnographical work on Native Americans. This was the most extensive nineteenth century work on the subject and is beautifully illustrated throughout. ...

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1851 Life in The Far West George Frederick Ruxton Second Edition Scarce
1851 Life in The Far West George Frederick Ruxton Second Edition Scarce

Price: £240.00

A very scarce work of topography from the mid-nineteenth century written by George Frederick Ruxton. Second edition. Scarce. Written by George Frederick Ruxton the noted travel writer of...

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1851 MONK Chute Republique Retablissement Monarchie GUIZOT French
1851 MONK Chute Republique Retablissement Monarchie GUIZOT French

Price: £99.99

Guizot's historical study of the fall of the republic and restoration of the Monarchy in mediaeval England. With a portrait frontispiece. George Monk (Monck), 1st Duke of Albemarle, was an English soldier and politician, and...

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1851 Rienzi Last of the Roman Tribunes Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton Frontispiece
1851 Rienzi Last of the Roman Tribunes Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton Frontispiece

Price: £55.00

A historical novel about the live of Cola de Rienzo, illustrated with a frontispiece, written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton. 'Rienzi' is a historical novel about the life and fate of Cola de Rienzo....

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1851 Specimens of the Table Talk Samuel Taylor Coleridge Third Edition
1851 Specimens of the Table Talk Samuel Taylor Coleridge Third Edition

Price: £79.99

An uncommon copy of this anthology of conversations had by the author and other people within high society. Third edition. Adorned with a beautifully engraved frontispiece of Coleridge.

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1851 The Emigrant's Manual Australia New Zealand American South Africa J Burton
1851 The Emigrant's Manual Australia New Zealand American South Africa J Burton

Price: £290.00

This is a very scarce work of world history by John Hill Burton in which he discusses the emigration in relation to Australia, New Zealand. America and South Africa. Undated. Dated and title...

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1851 Walter Savage Landor Popery: British And Foreign Works On Catholicism
1851 Walter Savage Landor Popery: British And Foreign Works On Catholicism

Price: £210.00

A very scarce history of works relating to Catholicism.Detailing the British and foreign letters and writings regarding the Pope, the work is an interesting example of the divisions between the Anglican and Catholic churches during...

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1852 2Vol Sir Arthur Helps First Edition Friends Council Series Readings
1852 2Vol Sir Arthur Helps First Edition Friends Council Series Readings

Price: £35.00

A fascinating two-volume first edition from Sir Arthur Helps. The edition is introduced by the author, who marks that no one but those who have known intellectual society and then been deprived of it can truly appreciate the intense...

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1852 A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry
1852 A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry

Price: £290.00

A smartly rebound copy of John Burke's 1852 edition of his 'Landed Gentry', documenting the peerage and baronetage of Great Britain in the nineteenth century. Complete in two volumes. Burke's...

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1852 Comic History of Rome Gilbert A Beckett Illustrated John Leech
1852 Comic History of Rome Gilbert A Beckett Illustrated John Leech

Price: £220.00

One of A Beckett's most famous works, this is a lively history of the Roman Empire told in a style that was highly unusual at its time of publication.With copious illustrations throughout by John Leech, including ten coloured plates...

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1852 CURIOSITIES INDUSTRY Applied Sciences George Dodd
1852 CURIOSITIES INDUSTRY Applied Sciences George Dodd

Price: £850.00

The first edition of this wonderful collection of essays on mechanical and technological curiosities. Contains the important section on Babbage (origins of Cyberspace 70) entitled 'Calculating and Registering Machines' A miscellany...

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1852 Guizot Revolution D'Angleterre Etudes Historiques Et Biographiques
1852 Guizot Revolution D'Angleterre Etudes Historiques Et Biographiques

Price: £99.99

Revolution d'Angleterre tudes Historiques et Biographiques sur les Principaux Personnages des Diffrent Partis - Parlementaires, - Cavaliers, - Rpublicains, Niveleurs by M. Guizot. In French. Second edition. A history of the English...

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1852 Legends of the MADONNA in the FINE ARTS by JAMESON
1852 Legends of the MADONNA in the FINE ARTS by JAMESON

Price: £325.00

The third series of Anna Jameson's Sacred and Legendary Art, which was a standard work in Art-literature. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. First edition. With 29 plates, including frontis, as listed...

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1852 Observations on the Social and Political State of Denmark in 1851 by Laing
1852 Observations on the Social and Political State of Denmark in 1851 by Laing

Price: £130.00

A history of Denmark in the mid-Nineteenth Century. First edition. "Being the third series of the notes of a traveller on the social and political state of the European people". Copperplate inscription to front blank, dated 1865. Samuel...

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1852 Tallis' History and Description of the Crystal Palace Beard Mayall et Al
1852 Tallis' History and Description of the Crystal Palace Beard Mayall et Al

Price: £49.99

An illustrated history of the Great Exhibition from John Tallis.Illustrated with sixty-one engraved plates (of the original sixty-five), including a folding coloured frontispiece. Including details of ornaments, sculptures, jewellery,...

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1852-1862 8vol Oeuvres De M Mignet Works Of Mignet Histories In French
1852-1862 8vol Oeuvres De M Mignet Works Of Mignet Histories In French

Price: £320.00

A uniformly bound collection of some of the works of Franois Auguste Marie Mignet (1796 - 1884) was a French journalist  and historian. In eight volumes which are: Portraits and Historical and Literary Records (in 2 volumes);...

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1852-68 2 Vol Henry Dale The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
1852-68 2 Vol Henry Dale The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides

Price: £90.00

A  copy of Henry Dale's The History of the Peloponnesian War.Rather obviously ex library but a surprisingly hard to find work and clean and smart.A scholar of the classics and hellenic studies, here Dale translates and transcribes...

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1853 13Vol Archibald Alison History Europe French Revolution Bourbon Restoration
1853 13Vol Archibald Alison History Europe French Revolution Bourbon Restoration

Price: £145.00

An uncommon Nineteenth Century, thirteen volume, ninth edition of this history of Europe between the French Revolution and the Bourbon Resoration, written by Sir Archibald Alison, 1st Baronet.A Scottish advocate and historian, Alison...

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1853 2 vol LES HISTOIRE CESARS TABLEAU MONDE ROMAIN Comte Fanz de Champagny
1853 2 vol LES HISTOIRE CESARS TABLEAU MONDE ROMAIN Comte Fanz de Champagny

Price: £89.99

Francois-Joseph-Marie-Therese of Nompre (1804 to 1882) a judge, journalist and editor of the journal 'Le Correspondent'. He was also a fervent Catholic and a historian who wrote many on Rome and the beginnings of Christianity. Contains...

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1853 3vols Socratis Scolastici Ecclesiastica Historia R Hussey Latin History
1853 3vols Socratis Scolastici Ecclesiastica Historia R Hussey Latin History

Price: £250.00

Robertus Hussey's edition of the histories of Socrates of Constantinople. The first two volumes are the body of the work with a third volume of notes on the text.In Greek and Latin.This work is Socrates of Constantinople's...

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1853 5vol The History of England Thomas Babington Macaulay Ninth Edition
1853 5vol The History of England Thomas Babington Macaulay Ninth Edition

Price: £600.00

A complete set of Macaulay's renowned History of England.Ninth edition. Thomas Babington Macaulay was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history.Macaulay's...

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1853 De la Prostitution dans La Ville D'Alger Eduoard Duchesne History Scarce
1853 De la Prostitution dans La Ville D'Alger Eduoard Duchesne History Scarce

Price: £225.00

An interesting copy of Edouard Duchesne's account of prostitution in French-occupied Algiers. A fascinating insight into attitudes towards gender, race and sex in colonial territories and a widely referenced text in many...

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1853 Die Moriscos in Spanien A L Rochau Moors Spain History German
1853 Die Moriscos in Spanien A L Rochau Moors Spain History German

Price: £185.00

An historical look at the 'Moorish' invasions and influences in Spain, in the original German. Written by August Ludwig von Rochau, a nineteenth century German politician. He studied law, history...

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1853 The Heraldic Visitation of Westmoreland, Made in the Year 1615
1853 The Heraldic Visitation of Westmoreland, Made in the Year 1615

Price: £130.00

A very scarce copy of Sir Richard St. George's index of the heraldic visitation of Westmoreland in 1615. A very scarce work. A documentation of the 1615 heraldic visitation of Westmoreland....

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