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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 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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1853 The Pilgrim Fathers; or, the Founders of New England
1853 The Pilgrim Fathers; or, the Founders of New England

Price: £170.00

The first edition of this interesting work on the discovery and establishing of New England, illustated throughout. The first edition of this work. An interesting work on the founding of New...

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1853 TREASURY HISTORY Ancient Modern Samuel MAUNDER
1853 TREASURY HISTORY Ancient Modern Samuel MAUNDER

Price: £59.99

Maunder's informative and wide ranging historical work. A 'New Edition, Revised and Brought Down to the Present Time'. Featuring an engraved titlepage and a frontispiece depicting historical scenes. Including a 'Series of Separate...

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1853 W.H Bartlett The Pilgrim Fathers Or The Founders Of New England With Plates
1853 W.H Bartlett The Pilgrim Fathers Or The Founders Of New England With Plates

Price: £195.00

A history of American pilgrims by W.H. Bartlett.Dealing with the founders of New England under the reign of James I, the work contains twenty-eight engravings on steel, and thirty-two woodcuts, including plates. 

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1854 2 Vols Histoire CHARLES I M. GUIZOT French
1854 2 Vols Histoire CHARLES I M. GUIZOT French

Price: £89.99

A set of histories about the the English Civil War written by France's renowned President Francois Guizot. 'History of Charles I: From his accession to his execution (1625-1649). With the armorial bookplates of Philip...

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1854 2vol Priest And The Huguenot Or Persecution In Age Louis XV By L Bungener
1854 2vol Priest And The Huguenot Or Persecution In Age Louis XV By L Bungener

Price: £145.00

A history of the principal religious aspects of France from the age of Louis XV. Written in three parts A Sermon at Court, A Sermon in the City and A Sermon in the Desert. First American edition. In two volumes complete. Laurence...

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1854 3vol The Constitutional History of England Henry Hallam Seventh Edition
1854 3vol The Constitutional History of England Henry Hallam Seventh Edition

Price: £225.00

Hallam's history of England from the fifteenth century to the late eighteenth century. Seventh edition. The Constitutional History of England takes up the subject at the point at which it had been dropped in the View of the Middle...

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1854 Alison's History of Europe From the Commencement of the French Revolution
1854 Alison's History of Europe From the Commencement of the French Revolution

Price: £9,000.00

A spectacular and complete set of Archibald Alison's extensive history of Europe from 1793 to 1852, noting the events during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, as well as the political climate at the time....

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1854 Charicles Illustrations of the Private Life of the Ancient Greeks Becker
1854 Charicles Illustrations of the Private Life of the Ancient Greeks Becker

Price: £34.99

A history of Classical Greece, translated from the German of W. A. Becker. Including chapters entitled, 'The Banquet, 'Education', 'The Games', 'The Slaves' and much more.

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1854 Charles-Quint Son Abdication Son Sejour et Sa Mort Au Monastere de Yuste M Mignet
1854 Charles-Quint Son Abdication Son Sejour et Sa Mort Au Monastere de Yuste M Mignet

Price: £65.00

An historical and biographical work on Charles V Holy Roman Emperor, focusing from his abdication to his stay and death at the monastery of Yuste. In the original French. This is the second...

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1854 CROMWELL Histoire Republique D'Angleterre M. GUIZOT
1854 CROMWELL Histoire Republique D'Angleterre M. GUIZOT

Price: £39.99

A history of Cromwell and the Commonwealth of England by France's renowned President Francois Guizot. With the pictorial bookplate of Philip A Hurl to the front pastedown. Volume I of two volumes. Franois Pierre Guillaume...

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1854 Heralds Visitation Disclaimers
1854 Heralds Visitation Disclaimers

Price: £90.00

An facsimile copy of Thomas Phillipps' documentation of the heraldic visitations, being a zincograph facsimile. A zincograph facsimile of Thomas Phillipps own handwritten catalogue of those...

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1854 History of the Dominion of the Arabs in Spain
1854 History of the Dominion of the Arabs in Spain

Price: £1,200.00

The first English edition of J A Conde's important historical work, looking at Islamic Spain from 711 to 1492. Illustrated, with an engraved frontispiece to volume I. This is the first English...

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1854 Saint Louis et Son Siecle Vicomte Joseph-Alexis Walsh French Illustrated
1854 Saint Louis et Son Siecle Vicomte Joseph-Alexis Walsh French Illustrated

Price: £160.00

An interesting work on Louis IX on France, often known as Saint Louis, illustrated throughout. Louis IX was crowned at the age of twelve, and is the only French king to be declared a saint,...

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1854 The Worshipful Company of Grocers 2nd Ed Heath Signed Illustrated
1854 The Worshipful Company of Grocers 2nd Ed Heath Signed Illustrated

Price: £295.00

A scarce second edition copy of this fascinating historical study of the 'Worshipful Company of Grocers' guild of London; signed by the author and presented to the Treasurer to St Bartholomews Hospital, William Foster...

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1854 Wanderings of an Antiquary The Romans in Britain Thomas Wright Illus
1854 Wanderings of an Antiquary The Romans in Britain Thomas Wright Illus

Price: £44.00

An historical study of the impact of Roman life on Britain by Thomas Wright. First edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous engravings in the text, and several plates.

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1854-59 8v History of Europe Napoleon Sir A Alison Edmonds and Remnants Binding
1854-59 8v History of Europe Napoleon Sir A Alison Edmonds and Remnants Binding

Price: £450.00

Eight 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 famous for...

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1854-60 9vols History of Europe by Sir Archibald Alison
1854-60 9vols History of Europe by Sir Archibald Alison

Price: £490.00

A collection of Sir Archibald Alison's works on the History of Europe.An incomplete set, comprising differing editions, in nine volumes.The set consists of: Volume I 1774-1789, Volume I Continuation: 1815-1852, Volume II: 1789-1793,...

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1855 2 Vols Histoire De La Republique D'Angleterre Et De CROMWELL M Guizot
1855 2 Vols Histoire De La Republique D'Angleterre Et De CROMWELL M Guizot

Price: £39.99

A set of this history of Cromwell and the Commonwealth of England, in a Dulwich College armorial prize binding. Second Edition. Complete in two volumes. With a prize presentation label to the first blank awarded to John Brooks...

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1855 2vol A Journal of the Swedish Embassy Charles Morton Revised by Henry Reeve
1855 2vol A Journal of the Swedish Embassy Charles Morton Revised by Henry Reeve

Price: £115.00

An account of the activities within the Swedish Embassy in 1653 and 1654. A new edition, edited by Henry Reeve. First published from the original manuscript  by Dr. Charles Morton. Sir Bulstrode Whitelocke (6 August 1605...

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1855 3Vol R Madden The Literary Life and Correspondence Countess of Blessington
1855 3Vol R Madden The Literary Life and Correspondence Countess of Blessington

Price: £124.00

A complete three volume set of R. R. Madden's work on The Countess of BlessingtonWith illustrated fontispieceMarguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington (1 September 1789 4 June 1849) was an Irish novelist.Richard Robert Madden (22...

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1855 8vols The History of The Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire Illustrated
1855 8vols The History of The Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire Illustrated

Price: £1,100.00

The complete eight volumes of Gibbon's popular and most notable historical work. Edited by William Smith, an English lexicographer. With folding map illustrations to all volumes. Volume III onwards have the frontispiece misbound...

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1855 Confidential Correspondence Napoleon Bonaparte Joseph Bonaparte 1 Vol Only
1855 Confidential Correspondence Napoleon Bonaparte Joseph Bonaparte 1 Vol Only

Price: £48.00

A collection of letters written between the brother Napoleon and Joseph Bonaparte between 1795 and 1808. Incomplete, being one volume of two, this being the first volume. A collection of letters...

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1855 Histoire de Jerusalem M Poujoulat Illustrated French History Illustrated
1855 Histoire de Jerusalem M Poujoulat Illustrated French History Illustrated

Price: £60.00

An historical work by prolific writer Jean-Joseph-Francois Poujloulat.Illustrated, with a frontispiece and several plates of famous figures and places in Jerusalem.In original French.Jean-Joseph-Francois Poujoulat was an historian,...

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1855 Histoire de Washington by Cornelius de Witt in French
1855 Histoire de Washington by Cornelius de Witt in French

Price: £23.00

A copy of a History of Washington and the Foundation of the Republic of the United States by Cornelius de Witt.Preceded by a Historical Study of Washington by M. Guizot.In French.With a Frontispiece of George Washington.

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1855 Historical Memorials of Canterbury Arthur Stanley Illustrated Black Prince
1855 Historical Memorials of Canterbury Arthur Stanley Illustrated Black Prince

Price: £45.00

An historical work on Canterbury.This work discusses events such as The Landing of Augustine, The Murder of Becket, Edward The Black Prince and Becket's Shrine.With a frontispiece and six plates. Written by Arthur P Stanley, the Canon...

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1855 History of the Reign of Philip the Second King of Spain
1855 History of the Reign of Philip the Second King of Spain

Price: £45.00

The first edition thus of this detailed history of the life and reign of King Philip II of Spain, the husband of Queen Mary I of England. Illustrated with a frontispiece, complete in one volume. ...

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1855 Indian Captivities Life in the WigWam Samuel G. Drake Illustrated
1855 Indian Captivities Life in the WigWam Samuel G. Drake Illustrated

Price: £145.00

An illustrated look at Native American captivities, written by Samuel Gardner Drake. A work looking at the lives of people who were held captive by Native Americans throughout history. With...

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1855 Ladies of the Reformation First Edition James Anderson Illustrated Godwin
1855 Ladies of the Reformation First Edition James Anderson Illustrated Godwin

Price: £300.00

The first edition of this sought after and fascinating work.Relatively scarce in this edition and

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1855 The Island Empire Scenes Of The First Exile of Napoleon I H Drummond Wolff
1855 The Island Empire Scenes Of The First Exile of Napoleon I H Drummond Wolff

Price: £200.00

An historical work on the exile of Napoleon I. The second edition of this work.With 'from the author' inscribed to the recto of front endpaper. Bound by Westleys and Co with a binder's stamp to the rear pastedown. Illustrated, with...

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1855 Tytler's Elements of History Ancient and Modern By Nares and Burton Maps
1855 Tytler's Elements of History Ancient and Modern By Nares and Burton Maps

Price: £79.99

An ancient to modern history, originally written encompassing the Egyptians to 1815 and first published in 1825, but then revised and extended to 1855. Including a 'Comparative View of Ancient and Modern Geography'...

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1855-59 History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain
1855-59 History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain

Price: £130.00

1855-59 Complete in three volumes, containing the original two volumes, and the later supplemental volume. The first edition of this work. An extensive look into the history, life, and reign...

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1856 2 Vol Beaumarchais et Son Temps Lomenie French Social Studies Scarce
1856 2 Vol Beaumarchais et Son Temps Lomenie French Social Studies Scarce

Price: £98.00

A scarce French language copy of this work looking at society in France in the eighteenth century. Complete in two volumes.With wood effect paper to the pastedowns and endpapers.Lomenie was born at Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche, Haute-Vienne....

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1856 2vol M Guizot History of Richard Cromwell and the Restoration of Charles II
1856 2vol M Guizot History of Richard Cromwell and the Restoration of Charles II

Price: £160.00

A first English edition of Guizot's Richard Cromwell and The Restoration of Charles II.Complete in two volumes.Franois Pierre Guillaume Guizot  was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in...

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1856 Etudes D'Histoire Moderne Abel Francois VILLEMAIN Modern History French
1856 Etudes D'Histoire Moderne Abel Francois VILLEMAIN Modern History French

Price: £49.99

Villemain's work on modern history, in a fine binding. New Edition. 'Discours sur l'tat de l'Europe au XVe sicle; Lascaris, nouvelle historique; Essai historique sur les Grecs depuis la conqute musulmane; Vie du chancelier de L'Hpital'. With...

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1856 Histoire du Grande Conde M A Lemercier Louis II History
1856 Histoire du Grande Conde M A Lemercier Louis II History

Price: £25.00

An fascinating history of Louis de Bourbon. Louis de Bourbon (1530-1569) was a leading Huguenot figure whose nephew became Henry IV of France. He is suspected of being involved in the Conspiracy of Amboise in 1560.

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1856 History War Russia Operations Allied Armies Henry Tyrell 2 Vol Illustrated
1856 History War Russia Operations Allied Armies  Henry Tyrell 2 Vol Illustrated

Price: £150.00

A fascinating three volume set in two books.The volumes extensively detail a history of the allied armies' involvement with Russia. Volume 1 begins with an account of the time of Peter the Great and then covers other important historical...

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1856 Report of the Transactions at the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute
1856 Report of the Transactions at the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute

Price: £95.00

A copy of the report from the 1853 Archeological Institute meeting, which took place in Chichester. Illustrated throughout. The report of the 1853 meeting of the Royal Archaeological Institute,...

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1856 The INTERVIEW companion Morality SCIENCE Articles
1856 The INTERVIEW companion Morality SCIENCE Articles

Price: £24.99

A patterned, cloth hardback with gilt detailing to front board and spine. In this volume many subjects are briefly treated of in "Enquire within" are fully elaborated.  There is, moreover in "The Interview", much pleasing reading...

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1856 World Which Live Letitia Willgoss STONE John H. Broome
1856 World Which Live Letitia Willgoss STONE John H. Broome

Price: £59.99

A chronological history of the world for children, dating from the Victorian period. With the armorial bookplate of Thomas William Minton to the front pastedown. 'Edited by the Rev. John H. Broome'. 'The object of this book...

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1857 2 v MONARCHS Retired Business ABDICATION Doran
1857 2 v MONARCHS Retired Business ABDICATION Doran

Price: £53.99

The first edition of Doran's historical study of the monarchy and abdication. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Complete in Two Volumes. With engraved frontispieces. Bound by Edmonds and Remnants,...

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1857 2 Vol H. Byerley Thomson The Choice of A Profession Very Scarce First
1857 2 Vol H. Byerley Thomson The Choice of A Profession Very Scarce First

Price: £280.00

This is a scarce two volume set of this work on the occupations of a Victorian gentleman.Complete in two volumes.An interesting look at the options available as to a choice of profession in the mid 19th century, including the military...

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1857 2vin1 A Year of Revolution from A Journal Kept in Paris in 1848 Phipps 1st
1857 2vin1 A Year of Revolution from A Journal Kept in Paris in 1848 Phipps 1st

Price: £120.00

An uncommon first edition of Phipps' work on Revolution in Paris.Two volumes in one.Constantine Henry Phipps, 1st Maruqess of Normanby, was a British Whig politician and author. He served as ambassador at Paris between 1846 and 1852....

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1857 2vol History of Rome Thomas Arnold A New Edition Gaulish Invasion Punic Wars
1857 2vol History of Rome Thomas Arnold A New Edition Gaulish Invasion Punic Wars

Price: £180.00

Two volumes of this historical work by Thomas Arnold, the head master of Rugby School. Comprising of volumes II and III only. Volume II covers the Gaulish invasion to the end of the first Punic...

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1857 2vols History on the Reign of Charles the Fifth William H Prescott Illus
1857 2vols History on the Reign of Charles the Fifth William H Prescott Illus

Price: £45.00

Two volumes of this work on the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.This work includes a history of his reign in addition to life after his abdication, where he retired to a monastery.Written by noted historians William Robertson and William...

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1857 E Valbezen Les Anglais et L'Inde in French British East India Company
1857 E Valbezen Les Anglais et L'Inde in French British East India Company

Price: £50.00

A french work on the British actions in India and the relationship to the Indian rebellion.'The English and India: With notes, documents and statistical tables'.With an appendix containing tables to the rear.The Indian Rebellion of...

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1857 Essays on the Early Period of the French Revolution
1857 Essays on the Early Period of the French Revolution

Price: £90.00

The first edition of this collection of eight essays on the subject of the French Revolution, written by John Wilson Croker. The first edition of this work. A collection of essays on the French...

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1857 Les Anglais Et L'INDE E De Valbezen India Colonial French
1857 Les Anglais Et L'INDE E De Valbezen India Colonial French

Price: £150.00

A French work about the British East India Company's rule, published during the year of the Indian Rebellion. Third Edition. 'The English and India: With notes, documents and statistical tables'. With an appendix containing...

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1857 Republicas Del Mundo
1857 Republicas Del Mundo

Price: £6,000.00

An extremely scarce first edition volume of this early and extremely influential work of world history, penned by the highly controversial Jesuit Friar and pseudo-historian Fray Hieronymo Roman. ...

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1857 The Franks King Pepin Walter C. Perry Leather Binding
1857 The Franks King Pepin Walter C. Perry Leather Binding

Price: £140.00

A smartly bound copy of this interesting history on the Germanic Franks, written by Walter Perry, in a near fine binding. 'The Franks' is an interesting history of the Franks, a historic collection...

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1857-60 10v Collected Works Hallam Constitutional History Middle Ages Literature
1857-60 10v Collected Works Hallam Constitutional History Middle Ages Literature

Price: £495.00

A collection of Henry Hallam's three major historical works.Consisting of the complete three volumes of his Constitutional History of England and A View of The State of Europe During The Middle Ages as well as four...

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1858 2v HISTOIRE DE FRANCE Jean Victor DURUY
1858 2v HISTOIRE DE FRANCE Jean Victor DURUY

Price: £295.00

An illustrated, complete two volume set of Duruy's Histoire de France. Jean Victor Duruy (11 September 1811 25 November 1894) was a French historian and statesman. As an historian Duruy aimed in his earlier works...

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1858 3vol Henry III King of France and Poland Martha Walker Freer Rare
1858 3vol Henry III King of France and Poland Martha Walker Freer Rare

Price: £250.00

A scarce biography of former French king, Henry III. Including engraved frontispieces to each volume. From numerous unpublished courses, including MS. documents in the Bibliotheque Imperiale, and the Archives of France and Italy etc....

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1858 English Hearts and English Hands The Railway Trenches by Catherine Marsh
1858 English Hearts and English Hands The Railway Trenches by Catherine Marsh

Price: £44.99

An illustrated edition of Catherine Marsh's memoir. First edition, Twenty-eighth Thousand. With numerous engraved plates. Ink inscription to front free endpaper dated Christmas 1859.

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1858 Mrs Stone God's Acre: Historical Notices Relating to Churchyards First Ed
1858 Mrs Stone God's Acre: Historical Notices Relating to Churchyards First Ed

Price: £77.00

A very smart copy of Mrs Stone's God's Acre. A study of the nature of burial, both in a Christian and pagan world, and identifies the meanings behind funeral traditions, such as laying flowers on the grave. The first edition.

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1858 Nobiliana Curiosites Nobiliaires Et Heradiques Par Alph Chassant In French
1858 Nobiliana Curiosites Nobiliaires Et Heradiques Par Alph Chassant In French

Price: £69.99

Nobiliana; Curiosits Nobiliaires et Hraldiques Suite du livre Intitul: Les Nobles et les Vilains by Alphonse Chassant, a French paleographer. With two colour title, publisher's illustrated emblems to frontispiece and title...

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1858 The History of Rome to the End of the Republic Thomas Keightley
1858 The History of Rome to the End of the Republic Thomas Keightley

Price: £69.00

A scarce history of Rome from Thomas Keightley. Ninth edition. Keightley's History of Rome was derivative of the labors of the German classical historian Barthold Georg Niebuhr, and Keightley's patron or mentor Arnold was a subscriber...

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1858 The Treasury of History by Samuel Maunder New Edition
1858 The Treasury of History by Samuel Maunder New Edition

Price: £65.00

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1859 4vols Histoire D'Angleterre M. Emile De Bonnechose French
1859 4vols Histoire D'Angleterre M. Emile De Bonnechose French

Price: £120.00

A four volume set of works written by Mr Emile De Bonnechose. Uniformly bound, this interesting work is written in the original French. Complete in 4 volumes. In the original French. This...

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1859 Emile Gachet Glossaire Roman des Chroniques Rimees Fine Binding History
1859 Emile Gachet Glossaire Roman des Chroniques Rimees Fine Binding History

Price: £90.00

An attractive first edition [referencing Copac] of mile Gachet's Glossaire Roman des Chroniques Rimes.An eighteenth century French historian and writer, Gachet was a scholar of Belgian. Here he compiles a glossary of terms...

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1859 La Legende De Notre Dame Histoire De La Sainte Vierge M L'Abbe J E Darras
1859 La Legende De Notre Dame Histoire De La Sainte Vierge M L'Abbe J E Darras

Price: £38.00

A Nineteenth Century copy of this work on the history of the Holy Virgin and monuments and writings of the Middle Ages.One of the authors, Joseph-Epiphane Darras (b. Troyes, France, 1825; d. Paris, Nov. 8, 1878) was a Church historian....

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1859 Old Faces New Masks Robert Blakey G Cruikshank 1st
1859 Old Faces New Masks Robert Blakey G Cruikshank 1st

Price: £155.00

An uncommon first edition of this intriguing collection of essays - some concerning fish - including 'Fishwives', 'Dances of Death' and 'Historical Sketch of British Caricature'. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration,...

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1859 The Rise of the DUTCH Republic a History John Lothrop Motley
1859 The Rise of the DUTCH Republic a History John Lothrop Motley

Price: £79.99

An fascinating historical text exploring all aspects of the Dutch Republic, officially known as the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden), the Republic of the United Netherlands, or...

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1859 The Triumphs of Steam E Burrows John Gilbert Illustrated Watt Arkwright Stephenson
1859 The Triumphs of Steam E Burrows John Gilbert Illustrated Watt Arkwright Stephenson

Price: £38.00

A scarce early edition of this collection of anecdotes Covering the lives of three pioneering engineers and inventors, leading figures in the industrial revolution and known for their achievements...

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1860 1vol The History of Rome B. G. Niebuhr Translated Julius C Hare C Thirlwall
1860 1vol The History of Rome B. G. Niebuhr Translated Julius C Hare C Thirlwall

Price: £30.00

Volume III only of this work of Roman history by Barthold Georg Niebuh translated into English. Volume III only. New edition, with the previous owners ink inscription to the head of the front...

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1860 Public School Education A Lecture John Taylor Coleridge Scarce
1860 Public School Education A Lecture John Taylor Coleridge Scarce

Price: £115.00

An extremely scarce copy of this lecture on public school education by Sir John Taylor Coleridge. Sir John Taylor Coleridge (9 July 1790 11 February 1876) was an English judge, the second son of Captain James Coleridge and nephew...

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1860 The Heroes of Europe H G Hewlett Scarce Illustrated
1860 The Heroes of Europe H G Hewlett Scarce Illustrated

Price: £135.00

A history of influential events in European history, including the Protestant movement, the Crusades, Columbus' discovery of America, and many more. Illustrated throughout with many engraved plates and vignettes. With bookseller's...

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1860 Thoughts and Reflections on the Present Position of Europe Francis J Grund
1860 Thoughts and Reflections on the Present Position of Europe Francis J Grund

Price: £230.00

A fascinating work of history by Francis J. Grund, exploring the link bewteen Europe and the United States of America. Very scarce. An interesting work of world history, explore the current...

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1860-1877 7vol The WORKS of MACAULAY Macaulay's ENGLAND
1860-1877 7vol The WORKS of MACAULAY Macaulay's ENGLAND

Price: £699.99

A bright, uniform set of The History of England and Macaulay's Miscellaneous Writings. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and spine decoration. Volume V of The History of England is 'Edited...

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1861 2vols Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of William IV and Victoria
1861 2vols Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of William IV and Victoria

Price: £45.00

A set of these books on the Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of William IV and Victoria by the Duke of Buckingham and Chandos.From Original Family Documents.Complete in two volumes.With Frontispieces.

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1861 3Vol Letters and Papers Wars of England and France Henry the 6th Stevenson
1861 3Vol Letters and Papers Wars of England and France Henry the 6th Stevenson

Price: £150.00

A three volume set of this work relating to Henry the Sixth.Complete in three volumes. Part II is split into two volumes.Edited by Joseph Stevenson, English Catholic archivist and editor of historical texts.Henry the VI of England...

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1861 History of the United States, From the Discovery of the American Continent
1861 History of the United States, From the Discovery of the American Continent

Price: £275.00

An extensive discussion of the history of America, from the time that Europeans first started visiting the country, to the Declaration of Independence in 1789. Complete in seven volumes. A...

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1861 The City of Rome and Its Vicissitudes A Lecture James Whiteside Third Ed
1861 The City of Rome and Its Vicissitudes A Lecture James Whiteside Third Ed

Price: £65.00

A third edition of this lecture by James Whiteside.Presented before teh Dublin Young Men's Christian Association. Third Edition, with corrections.James Whiteside was an Irish politician and judge.

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1861 The Lives and Works of Michael Angelo and Raphael R Duppa Illus
1861 The Lives and Works of Michael Angelo and Raphael R Duppa Illus

Price: £90.00

An illustrated edition of this work on two Renaissance artists.With fifteen highly finished engravings. Both Raphael and Michaelangelo were Italian artists of the High Renaissance.

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1861 The Progress of Nations Stanley Earls of Derby Statesmanship First Edition
1861 The Progress of Nations Stanley Earls of Derby Statesmanship First Edition

Price: £195.00

A first edition of this study in analytical history. Including chapters on The Science of History, The Anarchy of Thought, The Growth of Plutocracy, and much more.

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1862 A Course of Lectures on Modern History Frederick Schlegel Purcell Whitelock
1862 A Course of Lectures on Modern History Frederick Schlegel Purcell Whitelock

Price: £55.00

A collection of historical essays.Translated into English by Lyndsey Purcell and R H Whitelock.This work deals primarily with the Roman and Holy Roman empires.With a prize inscription to the recto of front endpaper, dated 1864. This...

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1862 Ede's Gold and Silver-Smith's And Jeweller's Calculator
1862 Ede's Gold and Silver-Smith's And Jeweller's Calculator

Price: £40.00

A copy of Ede's Gold and Silversmiths' and Jewellers' Calculator.Includes tables for buying and selling gold, silver and diamonds.Very Scarce

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1862 International Exhibition ITALY Official Catalogue
1862 International Exhibition ITALY Official Catalogue

Price: £210.00

A scarce official catalogue of the Italian section of the International Exhibition of 1862. With plans of the exhibition and the Italian Department to the front. Divided into three sections and numerous classes,...

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1862 Lettres de Madame de Sevigne de sa Famille et de Ses Amis
1862 Lettres de Madame de Sevigne de sa Famille et de Ses Amis

Price: £395.00

A nice edition of Madame de Sevigne's influential letters, written during the seventeenth century, a great resource of French history and court life of Louis XIV. In the original French. A...

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1862 Memorial de Sainte Helene EAD Las Cases Illustrated French G Janet Napoleon
1862 Memorial de Sainte Helene EAD Las Cases Illustrated French G Janet Napoleon

Price: £60.00

An historical work on Napoleon.Illustrated throughout, with numerous drawings by Janet-Lange and Gustave Janet.Written by French atlas maker and author, Emmanuel-Augustin-Dieudonne-Joseph. He is best known for this...

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1862 Miscellanies by James B Everhart First Edition
1862 Miscellanies by James B Everhart First Edition

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this uncommon work by James B. Everhart. James Bowen Everhart (July 26, 1821 August 23, 1888) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. His writings, which are marked by...

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1862 Novum Belgium Isaac Jogues Privately Printed Shea Very Scarce Signed
1862 Novum Belgium Isaac Jogues Privately Printed Shea Very Scarce Signed

Price: £140.00

A very scarce copy of Isaac Jogues's seventeenth century account of 'New Netherland'; privately printed and signed by the editor and notable authority on aboriginal native Americans in the United States, John Gilmary...

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1862 Robert Walker And Dr. W.M. Elder Articles On The American Economy Civil War
1862 Robert Walker And Dr. W.M. Elder Articles On The American Economy Civil War

Price: £120.00

A very scarce pamphlet containing two articles on the American economy during the Civil War.Printed from the advance sheets of The Continental Monthly, the works here reflect the impact caused by the successions from the Union, and...

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1862 The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
1862 The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Price: £860.00

A vellum bound set of Edward Gibbon's influential and monumental history of the Roman Empire, illustrated with folding maps, in a signed binding by Hayday. In a signed binding by Hayday. Complete...

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1862 The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World
1862 The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World

Price: £550.00

A comprehensive history of the kingdoms of the Ancient Eastern world. George Rawlinson,a professor of ancient history at the University of Oxford and brother to the 'Father of Assyriology' Sir...

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1862 The Great Cities Of The Middle Ages By Theodore A Buckley Illustrated
1862 The Great Cities Of The Middle Ages By Theodore A Buckley Illustrated

Price: £55.99

A book of the great cities of the middle ages, 'historical and topographically described by Theodore A Buckley', author of 'The Great Cities of the Ancient World'. A new edition with illustrations. With engraved...

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1862 The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
1862 The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Price: £850.00

A nice vellum set of Edward Gibbon's influential history of the Roman Empire, illustrated throughout, including with folding maps. Complete in eight volumes. In a full vellum binding. ‘The...

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1862-1863 2vols Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution
1862-1863 2vols Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Price: £190.00

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1862-1864 3 vol HISTOIRE ROMAINE Rome J.J. AMPERE
1862-1864 3 vol HISTOIRE ROMAINE Rome J.J. AMPERE

Price: £204.00

  The major work of this French philologist, concerning the history of Rome. Each volume has a bookbinder's stamp for Zaehnsdorf to the verso of the front free-endpaper. Featuring a fold out map to the rear of Volume II. Volumes...

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1862-70 12v History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth
1862-70 12v History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth

Price: £1,200.00

The complete twelve volumes of James Anthony Foude's History of England.In uniform half morocco bindings by Bumpus Ltd of Oxford.Volumes VII-XII are published by Longmans.Volumes I-X are under the original title History of England...

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1863 2vols Histoire des Princes de Conde by M Le Duc D'Aumale
1863 2vols Histoire des Princes de Conde by M Le Duc D'Aumale

Price: £65.00

A set of Histoire des Princes de Conde Pendant les XVIe et XVIIe Siecles by M. Le Duc D'Aumale.Complete in two volumes.With a Frontispiece to volume I.In the original French.

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1863 5vol The Invasion of the Crimea Alexander William Kinglake Third Edition
1863 5vol The Invasion of the Crimea Alexander William Kinglake Third Edition

Price: £350.00

A history of the Crimean War from Alexander William Kinglake. Third edition. Illustrated with twelve coloured folding maps and thirty-four other plates, many of which are folding (collated, one missing from the fifth...

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1863 A Handbook to the Topography Family History England Wales J C Hotten
1863 A Handbook to the Topography Family History England Wales J C Hotten

Price: £39.99

A collection of records from John Camden Hotten on the history of landed estates and old families of England and Wales. Full title reads: 'Being a Descriptive Account of Twenty Thousand Most Curious and Rare Books, Old Tracts,...

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1863 Old New Zealand Being Incidents of Native Customs and Character
1863 Old New Zealand Being Incidents of Native Customs and Character

Price: £290.00

A very smart copy of this scarce work by Frederick Edward Manning on indigenous people of New Zealand. A very scarce ethnographic study, written by an early settler. Written by 'A Pakeha...

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1863 The Law and Practice of Heraldry in Scotland George Seton Signed Illust
1863 The Law and Practice of Heraldry in Scotland George Seton Signed Illust

Price: £350.00

A scarce first edition of this work on the heraldry of Scotland.Inscribed with the author's best wishes to the half title.With 13 of 14 plates, lacking plate 4. George seton was a Scottish philanthropist and genealogist. Though called...

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1863-1870 History COVENTRY Antiquities Benjamin Poole TAUNTON
1863-1870 History COVENTRY Antiquities Benjamin Poole TAUNTON

Price: £670.00

A scarce and extraordinary work on the early hisotry, architecture, stories, myths, art, personages and culture of the city of Coventry, bound from the parts. Very unusually, the original paper wraps for each...

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1864 2vols LONDON Labour & the London POOR Henry MAYHEW
1864 2vols LONDON Labour & the London POOR Henry MAYHEW

Price: £455.00

Mayhews seminal study of London street life in the middle of the century Bound in half morocco leather with gilt lettering and cloth covered boards. Rebound with new endpapers by Haroldson. With half titles. Volumes I and II...

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1864 3vol in1 London Labour and London Poor Henry Mayhew Beggars Thieves
1864 3vol in1 London Labour and London Poor Henry Mayhew Beggars Thieves

Price: £590.00

Henry Mayhew's famed anecdotal piece of Victorian journalism, being a work regarding the social status of London's working class at that time. Illustrated throughout. Being three volumes of...

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1864 A Chronicle of England BC 55 to AD 1485 James E Doyle Colour Illustrations
1864 A Chronicle of England BC 55 to AD 1485 James E Doyle Colour Illustrations

Price: £325.00

A history of England from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the reign of Richard III. Illustrated throughout with many colour vignettes by the author. The designs have been engraved and printed in colours by Edmund Evans. James...

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1864 Aonio PALEARIO Jules BONNET Italian Reformation
1864 Aonio PALEARIO Jules BONNET Italian Reformation

Price: £150.00

The first English edition of Bonnet's history of the Italian reformation through the life of Aonio Paleario. Jules Bonnet, 1820 - 1892, was a French historian of Protestantism. He was a member of the Academy...

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1864 Catalogue de Manuscrits Marguerite de Valois Henri II Louis XIII Pillet
1864 Catalogue de Manuscrits Marguerite de Valois Henri II Louis XIII Pillet

Price: £49.99

A scarce catalogue of valuable manuscripts from the thirteenth to the eighteenth century, which belonged to Marguerite de Valois, Henri II, Louis XIII, Marie Leczinska, etc. Featuring the original paper wraps. Recorded from the...

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1864 Garibaldi And Italian Unity Lieut-Colonel Chambers Italian History
1864 Garibaldi And Italian Unity Lieut-Colonel Chambers Italian History

Price: £240.00

An historical work on Garibaldi and Italian Unity.A scarce work.This work also outlines the politics in Italy prior to 1859 before delving into Garibaldi's role in the history of Italy.This work was written by Lieut-Colonel...

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1864 Handbook of English Coin Llewellyn Jewitt Illustrated Scarce
1864 Handbook of English Coin Llewellyn Jewitt Illustrated Scarce

Price: £70.00

A scarce copy of Llewellyn Jewitt's interesting and concise work on the history of English coins. A scarce work. This work is an interesting discussion on the history of English coins which,...

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1864 Les Ecritures Cuneiformes
1864 Les Ecritures Cuneiformes

Price: £120.00

A work on cuneiform, one of the earliest forms of writing, as it appeared in Persia and Assyria. Joachim Menant was a French magistrate, better known for his studies on cuneiform inscriptions,...

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1864 Meliboeus in London James Payn First Thus Scarce
1864 Meliboeus in London James Payn First Thus Scarce

Price: £115.00

A scarce first thus edition copy of James Payn's 'Meliboeus in London'; containing amusing and insightful observations on various aspects of London life in the nineteenth century, narrated from the perspective a visiting...

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1864 MISCEGENATION Race America Slavery Civil War CROLY
1864 MISCEGENATION Race America Slavery Civil War CROLY

Price: £195.00

A presumed copy of this American journalist's pamphlet, which advocates racial blending as a means towards racial harmony. According to Copac, the text is complete. David Goodman Croly (1829-1889) was educated at New...

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1864 Recherches Historiques Les Faiences de Sinceny Touy et Ognes Dr A Warmont
1864 Recherches Historiques Les Faiences de Sinceny Touy et Ognes Dr A Warmont

Price: £270.00

A French history of the distinct Faiences pottery.Exlores the regions of Ognes, Rouy and Sinceny.With coloured illustrations.

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1864 The Comic History of England Gilbert A Beckett Illustrated John Leech
1864 The Comic History of England Gilbert A Beckett Illustrated John Leech

Price: £230.00

One of A Beckett's most famous works, 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 plates...

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1864 The Story Of The Guns Sir J. Emerson Tennent First Edition Illus Signed
1864 The Story Of The Guns Sir J. Emerson Tennent First Edition Illus Signed

Price: £140.00

The first edition of this detailed work regarding shooting, signed by the author to the half title. Scarce. The first edition. Signed by the author to the half title: "Th. Young Esq...

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1864-89 5vol Rise of the Dutch Republic Correspondence of John Lothrop Motley
1864-89 5vol Rise of the Dutch Republic Correspondence of John Lothrop Motley

Price: £395.00

A smartly bound set of works of history and letters by the American author John Lothrop Motley, illustrated with a frontispiece, edited by George William Curtis. A collection of works by John...

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1865 12Vol Professor Ferrier The Works of Professor Wilson
1865 12Vol Professor Ferrier The Works of Professor Wilson

Price: £385.00

An extensive collection of work by Professor FerrierWith numerous uncut pages throughoutConsisting of: Vol I, II, III, IV Noctes AmbrosianaeVol V, VI, VII, VIII Essay, Critical and ImaginativeVol X, IX Recreations of...

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1865 2Vol Jean Buvat Emile Campardon Journal de la Regence 1715-1723 French
1865 2Vol Jean Buvat Emile Campardon Journal de la Regence 1715-1723 French

Price: £250.00

A two volume set of the Journal of the Regency 1715 - 1723 in FrenchJean Buvat was a French memoirist. He was born in 1660 at Chalons-sur-Marne today Chalons-en-Champagne, in the Marne and died in 1729 in Paris .The Regence was the...

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1865 4vol A History of the Commonwealth of Florence T Adolphus Trollope First Ed
1865 4vol A History of the Commonwealth of Florence T Adolphus Trollope First Ed

Price: £220.00

The complete four volume set of Trollope's historical work.The first edition.Thomas Adolphus Trollope's bibliography was extensive, having penned over sixty books. Thomas Adolphus Trollope was a prolific English writer. He lived most...

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1865 A Winter in Algeria 1863-4 Mrs Rogers First Ed Illustrated Victorian Travel Feminism
1865 A Winter in Algeria 1863-4 Mrs Rogers First Ed Illustrated Victorian Travel Feminism

Price: £190.00

The first edition of this highly influential Victorian travel guide, complete with six monochrome illustrations. The first edition. Scarce. Collated complete, with six full page monochrome...

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1865 Charles Knight Shadows Of The Old Booksellers First Edition With Two Plates
1865 Charles Knight Shadows Of The Old Booksellers First Edition With Two Plates

Price: £65.00

A first edition of this history of booksellers.Dealing primarily with the booksellers and publishers of the eighteenth century, the work contains two plates, as well as several illustraions and articles retrieved from newspapers adhered...

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1865 Hints on Hats Adapted to the Heads of the People
1865 Hints on Hats Adapted to the Heads of the People

Price: £770.00

A very scarce, charming fashion work on hats by the royal hatter, Henry Melton. Presented in a smart

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1865 The Herald and Genealogist John Gough Nichols Volume II Family Crests
1865 The Herald and Genealogist John Gough Nichols Volume II Family Crests

Price: £125.00

A handsomely bound copy of this work on genealogy from John Gough Nichols. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. Bookplate of Walton Graham to front pastedown.

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1865-8 8vol Works of William Hickling Prescott Philip II Peru Mexico
1865-8 8vol Works of William Hickling Prescott Philip II Peru Mexico

Price: £135.00

A set of the histories of William Hickling Prescott, on of the most eminent nineteenth century American historians. Containing The History of the Reign of Philip II (volumes I and III), The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles...

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1866 2Vol Correspondance Secret Indedite de Louis XV Boutaric French Politics
1866 2Vol Correspondance Secret Indedite de Louis XV Boutaric French Politics

Price: £140.00

A two volume set of the correspondence of Louis XV.Complete in two volumes.Edited by Edgard Boutaric, a French historian who published many volumes on the history of medieval institutions of the Kingdom of France.

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1866 Coleman's General Index to Printed Pedigrees County and Local Histories
1866 Coleman's General Index to Printed Pedigrees County and Local Histories

Price: £38.00

A very scarce Index work published by James Coleman dating from the late nineteenth century. Published and sold by James Coleman, this work is an interesting general index of printed pedigrees....

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1866 Conversion of the Northern Nations Charles Merivale Author's Wife's Copy
1866 Conversion of the Northern Nations Charles Merivale Author's Wife's Copy

Price: £29.99

A selection of lectures delivered by Charles Merivale at the Chapel Royal, Whitehall. Merivale (8 March 1808 27 December 1893) was an English historian and churchman, and for many years dean of Ely Cathedral. He was one of the...

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1866 Henry Dircks Worcesteriana Literary Authorities Relating To Edward Somerset
1866 Henry Dircks Worcesteriana Literary Authorities Relating To Edward Somerset

Price: £110.00

A scarce volume relating to Edward Somerset, Marquis of Worcester.Including historical, biographical and critical notes, the work offers an interesting insight into the life and work of the Marquis, whom is noteworthy as the inventor...

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1866 The Birthplace Home Churches Connected to Rev J Keble Illus Scarce First Ed
1866 The Birthplace Home Churches Connected to Rev J Keble Illus Scarce First Ed

Price: £440.00

A scarce work on the Oxford Movement founder Rev. Keeble, illustrated by 32 real photographs. First edition, published the year after John Keble's death. Illustrated with 32 photographs by...

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1866 The Cuneiform Inscriptions of Western Asia
1866 The Cuneiform Inscriptions of Western Asia

Price: £995.00

A very scarce five volume set issued by the British Museum's Department of Egyptian and Assyrian antiquities. This work is a selection of plates depicting Cuneiform inscriptions at the British museum. ...

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1866 The Facts of The Cotton Famine by John Watts First Edition Fold Out Chart
1866 The Facts of The Cotton Famine by John Watts First Edition Fold Out Chart

Price: £89.99

A detailed book on the cotton famine of 1861 to 1865. First edition. With a fold-out chart to frontispiece in full colour. The Lancashire Cotton Famine, also known as The Cotton Famine or the Cotton Panic (18611865), was a depression...

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1866 The History Of Signboards By Larwood and Hotten Colour Frontis Engravings
1866 The History Of Signboards By Larwood and Hotten Colour Frontis Engravings

Price: £49.99

The 'first general inquiry into the subject' of signposts aside from previous short articles. With an extraordinary number of examples' with one hundred facsimile illustrations by Jacob Larwood. Third edition. With chapters...

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1866 The Noble and Gentle Men of England Notes Touching the Arms and Descents
1866 The Noble and Gentle Men of England Notes Touching the Arms and Descents

Price: £80.00

The third edition of Evelyn Philip Shirley's work looking at the heraldry of noble and gentle families of England. The third corrected edition of this work. An interesting work documenting...

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1866 The Resources and Prospects of America Visits to The States S Morton Peto
1866 The Resources and Prospects of America Visits to The States S Morton Peto

Price: £120.00

An interesting work of American history written by the noted British engineer and politician, Sir. S. Morton Peto. First edition. In the publisher's original cloth binding. An exploration...

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1866 The Songs and Ballads of Cumberland
1866 The Songs and Ballads of Cumberland

Price: £120.00

A first edition of this collection of lyrics from Cumberland music. Collecting songs, ballads and poetry from the historic county of Cumberland, this charming work edited by Sidney Gilpin celebrates...

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1866 Warwickshire Arms and Lineages: Compiled from the Herald's Visitations and Ancient MSS.
1866 Warwickshire Arms and Lineages: Compiled from the Herald's Visitations and Ancient MSS.

Price: £38.00

A fascinating record of the notable families residing in the County of Warwick before the year 1650; compiled by the renowned local historian Frederick William Kittermaster. A vital reference...

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1867 2vols Lives of the Warriors of the Civil Wars of France and England Cust
1867 2vols Lives of the Warriors of the Civil Wars of France and England Cust

Price: £110.00

A biographical work on figures during the French and English Civil Wars.Complete in two volumes.First edition.With an errata slip bound after the contents page to volume I and publisher's advertisements to the rear...

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1867 The Huguenots
1867 The Huguenots

Price: £80.00

The first edition of Samuel Smiles' detailed history of the Huguenots, looking into their extensive history. The first edition of this work. A historical look at the Huguenots. The Huguenots...

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1867 The Huguenots Samuel Smiles First Edition Settlement England Ireland
1867 The Huguenots Samuel Smiles First Edition Settlement England Ireland

Price: £280.00

The first edition of this popular work by government reformer Samuel Smiles.Smiles campaigned on a Chartist platform and wrote a very popular book titled Self-Help which promoted thrift and attacked materialism and laissez-faire...

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1867-72 3vol The History of India as told By Its Own Historians Elliot Dowson
1867-72 3vol The History of India as told By Its Own Historians Elliot Dowson

Price: £240.00

Three volumes of this very scarce work regarding the history of India. Written in the nineteenth century, this work comprises of translations of medieval Persian Chronicles. Being volumes I,...

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1868 3vol An Ancient History.. to the Fall of the Western Empire Philip Smith
1868 3vol An Ancient History.. to the Fall of the Western Empire Philip Smith

Price: £375.00

A comprehensive work on Ancient History.Complete in three volumes.Illustrated, with, a frontispiece and eight illustrations to volume I; a frontispiece and four illustrations to volume II; and a frontispiece and six illustrations...

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1868 Caricature History of the Georges Wright Illustrated First Edition
1868 Caricature History of the Georges Wright Illustrated First Edition

Price: £150.00

A lovely first edition copy of this copiously illustrated 'Caricature History of the Georges', compiled and commentated by Thomas Wright. Undated, dated using Copac and the author's preface...

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1868 Carmen Rusticanum An Essay On Condition Of Peasantry By Aristyllus Hazel
1868 Carmen Rusticanum An Essay On Condition Of Peasantry By Aristyllus Hazel

Price: £225.00

A scarce copy of Carmen Rusti

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1868 Demogeot Montucci Ebseignement Secondaire Angleterre Ecosse Education
1868 Demogeot Montucci Ebseignement Secondaire Angleterre Ecosse Education

Price: £200.00

A French language study into the English and Scottish Education system.Emphasising secondary education over primary, this is an interesting document of 19th Century French attitudes toward Britain and its educational traditions, systems...

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1868 Historical Selections Series of Readings Sewell and Yonge European History
1868 Historical Selections Series of Readings Sewell and Yonge European History

Price: £84.99

A collection of essays on European history from numerous authors, including Roscoe, Palgrave, Hume and others. With chapters including The Battle of Hastings, The Crusades, Anselm, Gregory VII, and many others.

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1868 Les Origines De L'Histoire Des Procureurs et Des Avoues Charles Bataillard
1868 Les Origines De L'Histoire Des Procureurs et Des Avoues Charles Bataillard

Price: £120.00

A copy of Bataillard's history of prosecutors and confessors.With notes on famous prosecutors.

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1868 Paul Chailu Stories of the Gorilla Country Illustrated Bickers Binding
1868 Paul Chailu Stories of the Gorilla Country Illustrated Bickers Binding

Price: £225.00

An attractively bound work on  Paul Du Chaillu's travels to the West Coast of Africa.Illustrated with numerous steel plate engravings throughout.In an attractive Bickers and Sons binding.Paul Belloni Du Chaillu was a...

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1868 The Babees Book Bokes of Nurture Frederick J Furnivall Manners and Meals
1868 The Babees Book Bokes of Nurture Frederick J Furnivall Manners and Meals

Price: £110.00

A collection of old texts on manners and etiquette of the ages, collected by Frederick J. Furnivall.Including some French and Latin poems on similar subjects, and some forewords on education in early England.Frederick James Furnivall...

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1868 Three Works by Francois Guizot HISTORY
1868 Three Works by Francois Guizot HISTORY

Price: £59.99

A lovely collection of works from eminent French historian Guizot in a decorative leather binding.  Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot, 1787 1874, was a French historian,...

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1868 Vies des Grecs Illustres
1868 Vies des Grecs Illustres

Price: £90.00

A nicely bound French edition of Plutarch's collection of biographies on Greek and Roman men, illustrated throughout. Translated into French. In a signed prize binding by David Bryce &...

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1868-70 Causeries du Lundi
1868-70 Causeries du Lundi

Price: £650.00

A beautifully bound fifth edition of Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve's influential collection of literary critic column, published in 'Le Constitutionnel'. In the original French. The fifth edition...

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1868-73 6vols Henry Hallam Literature of Europe and Middle Ages Illustrated
1868-73 6vols Henry Hallam Literature of Europe and Middle Ages Illustrated

Price: £475.00

Two of Henry Hallam's best known works.Introduction to the Literature of Europe is a fifth edition (1873), with Europe During the Middle Ages being the twelfth edition (1868).Illustrated, with a portrait frontispiece of Henry Hallam...

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1869 2vol Historical Sketches of the Reign of George Second Mrs Oliphant
1869 2vol Historical Sketches of the Reign of George Second Mrs Oliphant

Price: £175.00

The first edition of Margaret Oliphant's first historical work. This work tells the story of the reign of George II, and includes chapters such as The Queen, The Minister, The Poet and more. Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (nee Margaret...

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1869 Critical and Historical Essays by Lord Macaulay A New Edition
1869 Critical and Historical Essays by Lord Macaulay A New Edition

Price: £90.00

A collection of Critical and Historical Essays by Lord Macaulay.A New Edition.Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, PC (25 October 1800 28 December 1859) was a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as...

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1869 Directory with Regulations Science and School and Classes Education
1869 Directory with Regulations Science and School and Classes Education

Price: £39.99

An early copy of this report on science classes in Victorian England. Nineteenth edition.

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1869 EDUCATION Directory with Regulations Science and School and Classes
1869 EDUCATION Directory with Regulations Science and School and Classes

Price: £39.99

An early copy of this report on science classes in Victorian England. Twentieth edition.

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1869 L'Acamemie Des Sciences Et Les Academiciens Joseph Bertrand
1869 L'Acamemie Des Sciences Et Les Academiciens Joseph Bertrand

Price: £135.00

A nineteenth century work on the Academy of Sciences and Academicians of 1666-1793. The author, Joseph Bertrand (March 11, 1822 April 5, 1900, born and died in Paris) was a French mathematician who worked in the fields of number theory,...

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1869 L. M Humbert Memorials of the Hospital of St. Cross Plates
1869 L. M Humbert Memorials of the Hospital of St. Cross Plates

Price: £165.00

An interesting copy of the history of the famous Hospital of Saint Cross.The Hospital of St Cross and Almshouse of Noble Poverty is a medieval almshouse in Winchester, Hampshire, England, founded between 1133 and 1136. It is the...

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1869 Memoires de Mme de Motteville
1869 Memoires de Mme de Motteville

Price: £120.00

The memoirs of Francoise Bertuat de Motteville, reflecting on her time with Anne of Austria. In the original French. From the library of Percival S. Umfreville Pickering. Incomplete in three...

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1869 Sartor Resartus Herr Teufelsdrockh Carlyle Portrait
1869 Sartor Resartus Herr Teufelsdrockh Carlyle Portrait

Price: £110.00

A scarce edition of this work by Thomas Carlyle.Sartor Resartus was Carlyle's first major work, intended to be a new kind of book at once factual and fictional. The text presents itself as an attempt by the Editor to introduce British...

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1869 Shropshire Arms And Lineages: Compiled From The Heralds' Visitations And Ancient MSS.
1869 Shropshire Arms And Lineages: Compiled From The Heralds' Visitations And Ancient MSS.

Price: £80.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating record of the notable families residing in the County of Shropshire before the year 1650; compiled by the renowned local historian Frederick William Kittermaster. ...

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1869 The Legend of Saint Ursula Edmund Hatfield Engraved Borders Coloured Frontispiece
1869 The Legend of Saint Ursula Edmund Hatfield Engraved Borders Coloured Frontispiece

Price: £365.00

An excellent illustrated quarto work of the legend of The Saint Ursula. Scarce. With a beautiful coloured frontispiece and ornate engraved borders throughout. This beautiful work tells the...

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1869 The Sugar Cane: A Monthly Magazine Volume 1 Scarce
1869 The Sugar Cane: A Monthly Magazine Volume 1 Scarce

Price: £195.00

Volume 1 of The Sugar Cane: A Monthly Magazine - from August 2nd, 1869 to December 1st, 1869.A rare copy of the Sugar Cane that collects five months worth of issues, that explores British interests in the West Indies and other areas...

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1870 Belden The White Chief Twelve Years Among The Wild Indians Belden Brisbin
1870 Belden The White Chief Twelve Years Among The Wild Indians Belden Brisbin

Price: £300.00

An interesting study on the Native Americans of the plains.Written from George P Belden's manuscripts and diaries as he lived with the 'Plains Indians'. This work discusses the culture, experiences, conduct, hierarchy, animals...

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1870 English Guilds Toulmin Smith Lucy Toulmin Smith Fraternities Societies
1870 English Guilds Toulmin Smith Lucy Toulmin Smith Fraternities Societies

Price: £120.00

A history of early English guilds, societies and unions. With a prelimary essay in five parts by Lujo Brentano. Lucy Toulmin Smith (18381911) was an Anglo-American antiquarian and librarian, known for her first publication of...

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1870 First Edition Johan Louis Ussing Darstellung Erziehungs Griechen Romern
1870 First Edition Johan Louis Ussing Darstellung Erziehungs Griechen Romern

Price: £35.00

A very scarce German language first edition of this eductional study.Focussing on Ancient Greek and Roman public education, this essay makes for particularly interesting insights into 19th Century attitudes towards the Ancient...

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1870 Life Military and Civil of the Duke of Wellington by An Old Soldier Illus
1870 Life Military and Civil of the Duke of Wellington by An Old Soldier Illus

Price: £90.00

An illustrated edition of this life of the Duke of Wellington.With sixteen full page engravings and a vignette title page.Taken from the original materials of W. H. Maxwell, an Anglican clergyman who wrote various historical studies...

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1870 On the History and Development of Gilds, and the Origin of Trade-Unions
1870 On the History and Development of Gilds, and the Origin of Trade-Unions

Price: £120.00

An appealing copy of the rare first edition of Lujo Brentano's history of guilds and trade unions, written by the prominent economist. The first edition of this work. This work is an interesting...

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1870 On the Manufacture of Beet-Root Sugar in England and Ireland Crookes Illus
1870 On the Manufacture of Beet-Root Sugar in England and Ireland Crookes Illus

Price: £90.00

A scarce work on the manufacture of sugar. With ten engravings, including a folding frontispiece.A scrace work and a primary source on the subject.William Crookes was an English chemist and physicist and a pioneer of vacuum tubes....

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1870 The Rise of the Dutch Republic a History Illustrated John Lothrop Motley
1870 The Rise of the Dutch Republic a History Illustrated John Lothrop Motley

Price: £95.00

An exquisitely bound copy of John Lothrop Motley's famous historical work.A new edition, complete in one volume.With an illustrated frontispiece.This work was extremely popular, and passed through several editions and translations,...

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1870-2 7vols William Hepworth Dixon Selected Works Free Russia Her Maj Tower Swi
1870-2 7vols William Hepworth Dixon Selected Works Free Russia Her Maj Tower Swi

Price: £475.00

Selected works by William Hepworth Dixon.Her Majesty's Tower is an historical publication about the Tower of London. Free Russia and The Switzers are both travel works.With a colour frontispiece to volume I of Her Majesty's Tower and...

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1871 Billeder Livet Paa Island Icelandic Sagas Winkel Horn Colour Frontispiece
1871 Billeder Livet Paa Island Icelandic Sagas Winkel Horn Colour Frontispiece

Price: £150.00

A scarce copy of this work on Icelandic life, in Danish.WIth a colour foldout map Frontispiece. Frederik Winkel Horn (19 July 1845 17 November 1898), was a Danish historian and translator. Original archaeologist.

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1871 Cock-A-Doodle-Doo History of the War France and Prussia
1871 Cock-A-Doodle-Doo History of the War France and Prussia

Price: £150.00

This is a scarce edition of this historical humour poem.The Franco-Prussian war was a significant conflict pitting the Second French Empire against the Kingdom of Prussia and its allies in the North German Confederation.

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1871 First Edition of John's Governor Visits Dame Europa's School
1871 First Edition of John's Governor Visits Dame Europa's School

Price: £17.99

A copy of John's Governor visit Dame Europa's School. Being a Rejoinder to 'the Fight.' The Fight at Dame Europa's School by Henry William Pullen, is a didactic satire casting European countries at the time of the Franco-Prussian...

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1871 Gazetteer and Business Directory of Ulster County NY Hamilton Child
1871 Gazetteer and Business Directory of Ulster County NY Hamilton Child

Price: £245.00

A very scarce local directory from the late nineteenth century, once being an important business tool for those living in the American county of Ulster. This work now offers a fascinating insight into commerce in American...

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1871 John Macpherson Our Baths Wells Mineral Waters British Islands Sea Bathing
1871 John Macpherson Our Baths Wells Mineral Waters British Islands Sea Bathing

Price: £25.00

A scarce first edition of this guide to the baths and wells of Britain.Focussing on 'The Mineral Waters' of the British Isles, this book contains a list  and descriptions of sea bathing places throughout the Britain, as well as...

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1871 John's Governor Visits Dame Europa's School First Edition
1871 John's Governor Visits Dame Europa's School First Edition

Price: £21.99

A copy of John's Governor visit Dame Europa's School. Being a Rejoinder to 'the Fight.' The Fight at Dame Europa's School by Henry William Pullen, is a didactic satire casting European countries at the time of the Franco-Prussian...

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1871 Notices Of The Spalding Club Reports List Of Members Works Printed 1839-71
1871 Notices Of The Spalding Club Reports List Of Members Works Printed 1839-71

Price: £19.99

Notices of The Spalding Club With the Annual Reports, List of Members and Works Printed for the Club 1839-71 with an engraved portrait of John Stuart, Secretary of the Club to frontispiece and one further engraved plate. The Spalding...

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1871 P Lacroix Moeurs Usages et Costumes Illus Middle Ages Renaissance History
1871 P Lacroix Moeurs Usages et Costumes Illus Middle Ages Renaissance History

Price: £110.00

An attractive edition of the history of customs and costumes from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.With fifteen chromolithographs and four-hundred illustrations.Lacroix examines the evolution of customs and costumes through...

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1871 Rouse's Practical Man by Rolla Rouse Volume I 13th Edition
1871 Rouse's Practical Man by Rolla Rouse Volume I 13th Edition

Price: £34.99

A scarce copy of Rolla Rouse's Rouse's Practical Man: Introducing with other new titles Copyhold Practice and Forms; and full instructions for use of Logarithms, with a Four Figure Table giving several redrawn titles, and retaining...

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1871 The Spanish Commercial J T Dann English Grammatical & Idiomatic Notes Table
1871 The Spanish Commercial J T Dann English Grammatical & Idiomatic Notes Table

Price: £39.99

Part four of The Spanish Correspondent, a collection of Spanish commercial correspondence with english grammatical and idiomatic notes. Includes coins, weights and measures of Spain and her present and former Colonies.The book...

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1871-4 3vols P. Ovidii Nasonis Carmina Alexander Riese Editio Stereotypa Latin
1871-4 3vols P. Ovidii Nasonis Carmina Alexander Riese Editio Stereotypa Latin

Price: £250.00

A three volume set of Latin works by Publius Ovidius Naso, handsomely uniformly bound in half paper vellum binding. In three volumes. In Latin. Edited by Alexander Riese the classical scholar....

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1872 5vol L'Histoire de France M Guizot Illustrated by Alph. de Neuville
1872 5vol L'Histoire de France M Guizot Illustrated by Alph. de Neuville

Price: £250.00

A history of France, from Roman times to 1789.Illustrated throughout with 227 plates, including two coloured maps. The fifth volume has been edited by Madame de Witt.There were two further continuation volumes sometimes seen with...

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1872 8vols A History of Greece George Grote Fourth Edition Illustrated Maps
1872 8vols A History of Greece George Grote Fourth Edition Illustrated Maps

Price: £800.00

George Grote's seminal work, The History of Greece. With numerous folding plates and maps to all volumes.Eight volumes of ten.Collated, all present volumes are complete with the correct number of plates.George Grote was an English...

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1872 Burgh Laws of Dundee by Alex J Warden Scarce
1872 Burgh Laws of Dundee by Alex J Warden Scarce

Price: £55.00

A copy of Burgh Laws of Dundee, with the History, Statutes, & Proceedings of the Guild of Merchants and Fraternities of Craftsmen by Alex J. Warden.Author of "The Linen Trade, Ancient and Modern."With Errata, a List of Works and...

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1872 Character Samuel Smiles Leather Self Help Scottish
1872 Character Samuel Smiles Leather Self Help Scottish

Price: £65.00

A leather bound edition of Samuel Smile's self help book, 'Character'. Samuel Smiles' fascinating self help book, 'Character'. Samuel Smiles was a Scottish author, and a government reformed....

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1872 Detailed List Of The Old Parochial Registers Of Scotland Scarce
1872 Detailed List Of The Old Parochial Registers Of Scotland Scarce

Price: £215.00

A very scarce copy of Detailed List of the Old Parochial Registers Of Scotland (23 & 24 Vict. c. 85, sets. 6 and 7; and 17 & 18 Vict. c.80, sect. 20)With pages of remarks relative to blanks, defects,

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1872 Freemasonry and Its Jurisprudence
1872 Freemasonry and Its Jurisprudence

Price: £145.00

The first edition of this work on the history of the principles of Freemasonry. In the original full cloth binding. The first edition of this work. To the preface the author, Brother Chalmers...

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1872 La Doctrine Secrete des Templiers
1872 La Doctrine Secrete des Templiers

Price: £450.00

The first edition of this French historical work discussing the trials of the Knights Templar, written by Jules Loiseleur. Illustrated with three folding plates. The first edition of this work....

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1872 Memories of the British Museum by Robert Cowtan
1872 Memories of the British Museum by Robert Cowtan

Price: £45.00

A copy of Memories of the British Museum by Robert Cowtan. With a Frontispiece of Sir Anthony Panizzi.With a Contents page.

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1872 ORIGINES DE L'ALLEMAGNE Jules Zeller
1872 ORIGINES DE L'ALLEMAGNE Jules Zeller

Price: £71.99

A smartly bound copy Jules Sylvain Zeller (1820-1900) was a major French historian. This is the first volume of Zeller's history of Germany and goes up to the Carolingian period. Born in Paris, Zeller became professor...

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1872 Pompei Les Catacombes L'Alhambra French G B De Lagreze
1872 Pompei Les Catacombes L'Alhambra French G B De Lagreze

Price: £49.99

This is a lovely edition of this illustrated study into Pompeii.Printed in French. A study of the monuments and relics of Pompeii which looks into the history of its religion.

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1872 Sanitation Health of GLASGOW 1871 Gairdner Macleod
1872 Sanitation Health of GLASGOW 1871 Gairdner Macleod

Price: £76.99

Bound in paper wraps with folding charts, internally.  The reports were carried out by the medical officer, Gairdner, and sanitary inspector, Macleod.  These reports were presented to the health committee, for the information...

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1872 View of The State of Europe During the Middle Ages
1872 View of The State of Europe During the Middle Ages

Price: £120.00

A leather bound three volume set of Henry Hallam's famous analysis of Europe during the Middle Ages. This was Hallam's first published work, and the first of a longer historical series. A new...

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1873 European History Historical selections 1003-1154 Volume I Sewell Yonge
1873 European History Historical selections 1003-1154 Volume I Sewell Yonge

Price: £23.99

A very scarce first volume of this European history beginning with the Norman conquest.The book covers the period 1003-1154, including the Battle of Hastings, Feudalism, William the Conqueror, Anselm, the Crusades and the...

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1873 Freemasonry. Its Symbolism, Religious Nature, and Law of Perfection
1873 Freemasonry. Its Symbolism, Religious Nature, and Law of Perfection

Price: £125.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this analysis of symbolism, religious nature and the law of perfection in the context of Freemasonry. From the library of the 'Lodge of Harmony', Fareham....

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1873 Henry Curwen A History Of Booksellers The Old And The New First Edition
1873 Henry Curwen A History Of Booksellers The Old And The New First Edition

Price: £28.00

A first edition of this history of booksellers.With plates and portraits throughout, the work offers a vivid history of the subject, one which has been steeped in interest, prestige, and often controversy, for centuries.Direct...

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1873 Histoire de la Guerre du Peloponnese E A Betant Thucydide French History
1873 Histoire de la Guerre du Peloponnese E A Betant Thucydide French History

Price: £30.00

A french-language edition of Thucydide's history.This work is a history of the Peloponnesian War. It recounts the 5th century BC war between Sparta and Athens to the year 411BC. This work gained Thucydides the reputation as the...

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1873 Present Pastimes of Merrie England Burnand Rogers Illustrated
1873 Present Pastimes of Merrie England Burnand Rogers Illustrated

Price: £79.99

A charming work depicting old-fashioned British activities. With a tissue-guarded colour frontispiece and eleven further colour chromolithographic plates featuring illustrations 'drawn from y'e quicke' by J. E. Rogers. Includes...

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