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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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1859-1865 6vol History Frederick II. Prussia Carlyle Illustrated Folding Maps
1859-1865 6vol History Frederick II. Prussia Carlyle Illustrated Folding Maps

Price: £395.00

A lovely leather bound copy of Thomas Carlyle's fascinating biography of Friedrich II of Prussia, complete in six volumes. Containing a detailed and fascinating account of the life of Frederick...

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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 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 Court of Cacus or the Story of Burke and Hare Alexander Leighton Scarce
1861 The Court of Cacus or the Story of Burke and Hare Alexander Leighton Scarce

Price: £175.00

A scarce copy of this story of the bodysnatchers, Burke and Hare. The Burke and Hare murders (also known as the West Port murders) were a series of murders committed in Edinburgh, Scotland over a period of about ten months in 1828....

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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 A Voice From Waterloo Sergeant-Major Edward Cotton Illus Folding Maps
1862 A Voice From Waterloo Sergeant-Major Edward Cotton Illus Folding Maps

Price: £90.00

The sixth edition of this first-hand account of the Battle of Waterloo, written by Sergeant-Major Edward Cotton, illustrated throughout, including with a folding map. The sixth edition of 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 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 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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1862-1863 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 Land Surveying and Levelling for Farmers Tabor Illus Very Scarce 1st
1863 Land Surveying and Levelling for Farmers Tabor Illus Very Scarce 1st

Price: £75.00

The very scarce first edition of J. Tabor's instructional work on the practice of land surveying and levelling, illustrated in colour throughout. The first edition of this work. A very scarce...

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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 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 5 vols History of Civilisation in England Henry Thomas Buckle Unfinished
1865 5 vols History of Civilisation in England Henry Thomas Buckle Unfinished

Price: £150.00

Henry Thomas Buckle's famous history work.Complete in five volumes.Buckle's 1840 visit to Europe with his sister and mother inspired him to write a History of Civilization of England. Whilst in Europe he taught himself to read eighteen...

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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 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 3vol The Popes of Rome Ecclesiastical and Political History L Ranke S Austin
1866 3vol The Popes of Rome Ecclesiastical and Political History L Ranke S Austin

Price: £450.00

Three beautifully bound copies of Leopold Ranke's ecclesiastical history regarding the papacy. Translated into English from the original German, by Sarah Austin The fourth edition of this work....

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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 Histoire de la Civilisation en Europe M. Guizot Huitieme Edition
1866 Histoire de la Civilisation en Europe M. Guizot Huitieme Edition

Price: £49.99

A scarce historical work which explores civilisation throughout Europe. Eighth edition, written in French. Franois Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French...

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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 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 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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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 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 Unsentimental Journeys James Greenwood Victorian Life Workhouses
1867 Unsentimental Journeys James Greenwood Victorian Life Workhouses

Price: £79.99

A study of Victorian city-life, told through a tour of London. Illustrated with several double-page plates. Including chapters on hospitals, dog shows, workhouses, and the different markets throughout the city. Including a publisher's...

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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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1868-73 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 History of Freemasonry Origin Down to the Present Day Findel Very Scarce
1869 History of Freemasonry Origin Down to the Present Day Findel Very Scarce

Price: £80.00

A very scarce work of masonic history by the prolific Masonic writer and publisher Joseph Gabriel Findel. This work was originally written and published in German in 1861 and was first translated...

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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 Napoleon at Fontainebleau and Elba Neil Campbell Archibald MacLauchlan 1st
1869 Napoleon at Fontainebleau and Elba Neil Campbell Archibald MacLauchlan 1st

Price: £125.00

The first edition of Major-General Neil Campbell's account of his experiences with Napoleon, when he escorted him to exile in Elba. The first edition of this work. This work documents the author's...

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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 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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1869 The Tale of the Great Persian War George W Cox New Edition
1869 The Tale of the Great Persian War George W Cox New Edition

Price: £110.00

A smart history of the war between the Greeks and the Persians, taken from the histories of Herodotus.New edition.

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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 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 Margaret Jones Llythyrau Cymraes Wlad Canaan Welsh Language Pamphlet
1871 Margaret Jones Llythyrau Cymraes Wlad Canaan Welsh Language Pamphlet

Price: £25.00

A very scarce Welsh language pamphlet.With illustrative plates and vignettes throughout, the work reflects upon the land of Canaan, and includes depictions of  Jerusalem and Gethsemane. The title translates as 'Welsh letters of...

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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 3vols Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works Henry Thomas Buckle Scarce
1872 3vols Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works Henry Thomas Buckle Scarce

Price: £60.00

A three volume set of works by the historian Henry Thomas Buckle. Edited by Helen Taylor this fascinating collection of work covers a vast quantity of topics. Very scarce. Complete in 3 volumes....

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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 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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1873 Adamantia South African Diamond Fields Lindley Illus Folding Maps 1st
1873 Adamantia South African Diamond Fields Lindley Illus Folding Maps 1st

Price: £65.00

The first edition of this history of the diamond fields in South Africa, illustrated with folding maps. The first edition of this work. This work looks at the discovery of diamonds in the Orange...

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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 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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1873 Rise of Great Families and Other Essays and Stories Bernard Burke
1873 Rise of Great Families and Other Essays and Stories Bernard Burke

Price: £34.00

A copy of Burke's collection of essays and stories.Including such titles as The Aberdeen Romance; Memories of the Vice-Regal Court; Extinction of the Families of Illustrious Men; and others.

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1873 The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Macaulay Fazakerly Binder
1873 The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Macaulay Fazakerly Binder

Price: £89.99

A collection of essays and speeches by the influential historian and journalist Thomas Babington Macaulay. Bound by Fazakerly (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). New edition.

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1873 The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley Dutch History
1873 The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley Dutch History

Price: £30.00

A history of the development of the Dutch Republic between 1581 and 1795, preceeding the country's modern state as the Kingdom of the Netherlands.John Lothrop Motley (18141877) was an American historian and diplomat.Including an engraved...

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1874 2Vol Holland House Princess Marie Liechtenstein Illustrated First Edition
1874 2Vol  Holland House Princess Marie Liechtenstein Illustrated First Edition

Price: £99.99

A detailed history on one of England's most celebrated stately homes, Holland House.With listings of all its furnishings and grounds, as well as a history of its distinguished inhabitants.First edition.With title page...

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1874 2vol Chronicles of England France and Spain John FROISSART Illustrated
1874 2vol Chronicles of England France and Spain John FROISSART Illustrated

Price: £495.00

A set 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, was one of the most...

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1874 2vol Ismailia A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa SW Baker 1st
1874 2vol Ismailia A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa SW Baker 1st

Price: £900.00

The first edition of this very scarce personal account of the expedition to the equatorial regions of the Nile, with their mission being the suppression of the slave trade. The 1869 expedition...

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1874 4Vol Lives of the Lord Chancellors Great Seal of England Campbell Mallory
1874 4Vol Lives of the Lord Chancellors Great Seal of England Campbell Mallory

Price: £69.99

A collection of John Campbell's Lives of the Lord Chancellors. New edition, edited by John Allan Mallory. "From the Earliest Times till the Reign of Queen Victoria." John Campbell, 1st Baron Campbell was a British Liberal politician,...

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1874 Italy and France An Editor's Holiday Alexander Mackie Letters Private
1874 Italy and France An Editor's Holiday Alexander Mackie Letters Private

Price: £95.00

A travel work on Italy and France.Stated to the title page as 'For Private Circulation'. Written by Alexander Mackie. This work comprises of multiple letters from Alexander Mackie's travels and the sights he saw.

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1874 Landmarks of MODERN HISTORY Reformation C.M. YONGE
1874 Landmarks of MODERN HISTORY Reformation C.M. YONGE

Price: £83.99

Charlotte M. Yonge's Landmarks of History: Modern History, from the Reformation to the Fall of Napoleon. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Fifth Edition. "The Landmarks of History have now been...

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1874 Thomas Arnold Introductory Lectures Modern History Inaugural December Lent
1874 Thomas Arnold Introductory Lectures Modern History Inaugural December Lent

Price: £50.00

A scarce edition of Thomas Arnold's 19th Century lectures on Modern History. The headmaster of The Rugby School from 1828-1841, Arnold's lectures are transcribed here from exactly how they were delivered, and thus give a real impression...

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1874-8 11vols Selected Works William H Prescott Historical Peru Philip II etc
1874-8 11vols Selected Works William H Prescott Historical Peru Philip II etc

Price: £400.00

A collection of William H Prescott's works. Comprising of some of his best known pieces:Ferdinand and Isabella, Two Volumes, (1878)History of the Conquest of Peru With a Preliminary View of the Civilisation of the Incas, Two Volumes,...

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1875 2 Vol in 1 History of the Consulate Empire of France Under Napoleon Thiers
1875 2 Vol in 1 History of the Consulate Empire of France Under Napoleon Thiers

Price: £49.00

A nicely rebacked copy of M. A. Thier's interesting look at the state of France under Napoleon. Two volumes in one. An interesting history looking at France under the rule of Napoleon. Bonaparte’s...

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1875 3vol The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley New Ed Fine Binding
1875 3vol The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley New Ed Fine Binding

Price: £240.00

Three lovely volumes of this famed historical work by famed American author and diplomat, John Lothrop Motley. In beautifully decorated uniform half calf bindings. With gilt detailing to the...

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1875 Arms and Armour Charles Boutell Sir Francis Benson Provenance Shakespeare
1875 Arms and Armour Charles Boutell Sir Francis Benson Provenance Shakespeare

Price: £150.00

The first edition of this work on arms and armour. Illustrated, with numerous full page illustrations demonstrating the various types of arms and armour. This copy has some fascinating provenance. ...

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1875 Birch Reynardson Down The Road In Decorative Binding With Colour Plates
1875 Birch Reynardson Down The Road In Decorative Binding With Colour Plates

Price: £230.00

A handsome copy of Charles Thomas Samuel Birch-Reynardson's 'Down The Road', in very attractive decorative binding.With the full title 'Down The Road' or Reminiscences of a Gentleman Coachman, the work deals with the history and...

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1875 Pompeii History Buildings and Antiquities Thomas Dyer Illustrated
1875 Pompeii History Buildings and Antiquities Thomas Dyer Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A history of the destruction of Pompeii, with details of the discovery and excavations of the ruins. Third edition.Illustrated throughout with eight plates (including folding plans), collated complete, and engravings in the text. Including...

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1875 Tavern Anecdotes and Sayings Including the Origin of Signs Charles Hindley
1875 Tavern Anecdotes and Sayings Including the Origin of Signs Charles Hindley

Price: £68.00

A collection of anecdotes by Charles Hindley.With a bookplate of J G Bonnin, a medical author who specialises on treatment of the ankle.

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1875 Thomas Wright Histoire de la Caricature et du Grotesque Illus tran O Sachot
1875 Thomas Wright Histoire de la Caricature et du Grotesque Illus tran O Sachot

Price: £60.00

A second edition French translation of Thomas Wright's history of grotesque figures.With 238 illustrations.As a corresponding member of the Institute of France, Thomas Wright allowed his work to be translated and published in France....

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1875 Thrift Samuel Smiles Scottish Reformer FIRST Edition Bromsgrove School
1875 Thrift Samuel Smiles Scottish Reformer FIRST Edition Bromsgrove School

Price: £99.99

A first edition of Smiles' nineteenth-century work on economy and society. First Edition. Samuel Smiles (23 December 1812 16 April 1904), was a Scottish author and reformer. In 1875 his book Thrift was published. In it he said...

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1875 XVIIIme SIECLE INSTITUTIONS USAGES ET COSTUMES
1875 XVIIIme SIECLE INSTITUTIONS USAGES ET COSTUMES

Price: £359.99

A bright copy of ths sought after and comprehensively illustrated book. One volume bound in Moroccan leather with gilt decoration and lettering. It includes 21 chromolithographic plates and 350 engravings. Paul Lacroix (1806 -...

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1876 2vols Histoire Abregee Des Campagnes Modernes J Vial Second Edition French
1876 2vols Histoire Abregee Des Campagnes Modernes J Vial Second Edition French

Price: £120.00

A two volume set of works, in the original French, by J. Vial, exploring this history of military campaigns from as early at the seventeenth century. Second edition. This interesting work...

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1876 2vols The Saxons in England by John Mitchell Kemble a New Edition
1876 2vols The Saxons in England by John Mitchell Kemble a New Edition

Price: £160.00

A set of historical works on The Saxons in England.By John Mitchell Kemble, Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Munich, and of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Berlin, Fellow of the Royal Society of History in Stockholm, and...

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1876 6vol Macaulay's History of England From Accession of James Riviere Bindings
1876 6vol Macaulay's History of England From Accession of James Riviere Bindings

Price: £240.00

A lovely selection from Lord Macaulay's famous history.Six of the original eight volumes only. Lacking volumes II and III. With a frontispiece to volume I of Macaulay.In beautiful full tree calf bindings by Riviere, with binder's...

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1876 A Descriptive Catalogue of the Fictile Ivories J O Westwood Illustrated
1876 A Descriptive Catalogue of the Fictile Ivories J O Westwood Illustrated

Price: £120.00

An illustrated catalogue of ivory sculptures held in the South Kensington Museum. Illustrated with numerous plates. With an account of the continental collections of Classical and Mediaeval Ivories.

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1876 Dates and Data Relating to Religious Anthropology and Biblical Archaeology
1876 Dates and Data Relating to Religious Anthropology and Biblical Archaeology

Price: £99.99

A scarce work investigating biblical anthropology and history. 'The object of this work is to bring together, in consecutive order, under specific dates, some of the results of recent researches in Prehistorical and Biblical Archaeology,...

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1876 Gairdner Historical Collections Of A Citizen Of London In Fifteenth Century
1876 Gairdner Historical Collections Of A Citizen Of London In Fifteenth Century

Price: £59.99

The Historical Collections of a Citizen of London in the Fifteenth Century. Containing: I. John Page's Poems on the Seige of Rouen; II. Lydgate's Verses on the Kings of England and III. William Gregory's Chronicle of London. Edited...

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1876 History of Indian and Eastern Architecture James Fergusson Folding Maps 1st
1876 History of Indian and Eastern Architecture James Fergusson Folding Maps 1st

Price: £70.00

The first edition of James Fergusson's look at Indian and Eastern architecture, illustrated with two folding maps and numerous illustrations. The first edition of this work. 'History of Indian...

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1876 John Lothrop Motley The Rise of the Dutch Republic A History Calf Binding
1876 John Lothrop Motley The Rise of the Dutch Republic A History Calf Binding

Price: £70.00

A copy of John Lothrop Motley The Rise of the Dutch Republic.An American diplomat, John Lothrop Motley was also an historian who specialises in Dutch history.

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1876 Les Artists de Mon Temps Charles Blanc Biblotheque Guille-Alles
1876 Les Artists de Mon Temps Charles Blanc Biblotheque Guille-Alles

Price: £45.00

A very handsome book written in French, translated as Artists of my Time.Charting the lives and works of artists such as Augustin Dupre, Henry Leys and  Leon Vaudoyer. 

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1876 The Silk Industry in America Brockett First Edition Illustrated Uncommon
1876 The Silk Industry in America Brockett First Edition Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £55.00

An uncommon first edition of Linus Pierpont Brockett's 'The Silk Industry in America', copiously illustrated. Containing a brief global history of the production of silk, and the expansion...

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1876 The XVIIIth Century France 1700 - 1789 Paul Lacroix Illustrated
1876 The XVIIIth Century France 1700 - 1789 Paul Lacroix Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A comprehensive history of the eighteenth century in France, illustrated profusely throughout, written by the French journalist Paul Lacroix. This work looks at turbulent eighteenth century...

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1876-1901 22vol Transactions Of Bristol Gloucestershire Archaeological Society
1876-1901 22vol Transactions Of Bristol Gloucestershire Archaeological Society

Price: £680.00

Twenty-two early volumes of the Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society dating between 1876-1901. Edited by John Maclean and others. Included are volumes: I-IV, VI-IX, XI-XIII, XV-XXIV...

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1877 5vol Modern Europe by Thomas Henry Dyer Second Ed Harrow Prize Binding
1877 5vol Modern Europe by Thomas Henry Dyer Second Ed Harrow Prize Binding

Price: £225.00

The scarce second edition of this fascinating history of England, bound in a full calf Harrow school binding. The scarce second edition, unusual in a full calf decorative binding. Complete...

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1877 Stokes's Mnemonics Pamphlet Collection W. Stokes With Original Slipcase
1877 Stokes's Mnemonics Pamphlet Collection W. Stokes With Original Slipcase

Price: £39.99

An interesting and scarce collection of pamphlets from William Stokes. With a cloth covered slip case featuring gilt titling "Stokes's Mnemonics". Containing; Stokes's Historical Chronometer, Leading Dates from the...

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1877-21 25vols The Genealogist A Quarterly Magazine Kieth W Murray W D Selby
1877-21 25vols The Genealogist A Quarterly Magazine Kieth W Murray W D Selby

Price: £550.00

A selection of this popular historical and genealogical periodical.Containing volume I of the original series of 1877 edited by George W Marshal and then a further twenty-four volumes of the 'New Series.'The volumes present from the...

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1878 4Vol Victor Hugo History Crime Account Testimony Napoleon Takeover France
1878 4Vol Victor Hugo History Crime Account Testimony Napoleon Takeover France

Price: £125.00

A scarce four volume set of Vicor Hugo's essay The History of a Crime, the first two volumes of which are the second UK edition, whereas the third and fourth (added as a further, initially unplanned expansion) are UK first editions.The...

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1878 Histoire de la Litterature Francaise by Frederic Godefroy Tome I
1878 Histoire de la Litterature Francaise by Frederic Godefroy Tome I

Price: £24.00

A leather bound copy of this book on the History of French Literature.This volume covers the Poets.By Frederic Godefroy, a French author, notable for his works on the history of the French language, notably compiling a 10-volume Old...

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1878 History of the English Revolution of 1640 by F Guizot Translated by Hazlitt
1878 History of the English Revolution of 1640 by F Guizot Translated by Hazlitt

Price: £98.00

A historical work on the English Revolution of 1640 by F. Guizot.Translated by William Hazlitt.With a Frontispiece of Charles the First.

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1878 Lacroix XVIIIeme Siecle Institutions Usages Et Costumes France Illustrated
1878 Lacroix XVIIIeme Siecle Institutions Usages Et Costumes France Illustrated

Price: £110.00

An illustrated history of 18th Century society and customs in France by Paul Lacroix with twenty-one colour lithographs and three-hundred and fifty woodcuts.   Third edition. Illustrations after Watteau, Vanloo,...

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1878 Report of The Committee of Council on Education England and Wales
1878 Report of The Committee of Council on Education England and Wales

Price: £39.99

This report discusses many aspects of educational requirements, statistics of attendance and education acts. With an appendix to the rear. With tables displaying quantitative figures of varying matters throughout.

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1878 Saint Clement Pope and Martyr His Basilica in Rome Joseph Mullooly Illus
1878 Saint Clement Pope and Martyr His Basilica in Rome Joseph Mullooly Illus

Price: £55.00

The second edition of this illustrated biography of the life and work of Pope Clement I, written by Joseph Mullooly. The second edition of this work. A look at the life of Pope Clement I, who...

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1878 The Guards' Cemeteries St. Etienne Illustrated Folding Plates Very Scarce
1878 The Guards' Cemeteries St. Etienne Illustrated Folding Plates Very Scarce

Price: £140.00

An excellent copy of this very scarce work on the Guards' cemetery in St. Etienne, illustrated with a folding map and plates throughout. A very scarce work. This work looks at the guards cemetery...

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1878 The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley History Uncommon
1878 The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley History Uncommon

Price: £120.00

A handsomely bound copy of John Lothrop Motley work, rebound with the crest of Liverpool College to the front board. In a full calf binding, with the crest of Liverpool College to the front...

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1879 2vols Short Studies of Great Subjects James Anthony Froude Very Scarce
1879 2vols Short Studies of Great Subjects James Anthony Froude Very Scarce

Price: £130.00

A very scarce two volume set of works by James Anthony Froude, being a selection of short piece of a variety of subjects. Very scarce. New edition. With the binders stamp of Relfe Brothers...

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1879 Das Zeitalter Ludwigs Des Dierzehnten Martin Philippson Louis XIV Oncken
1879 Das Zeitalter Ludwigs Des Dierzehnten Martin Philippson Louis XIV Oncken

Price: £43.00

A first edition of this monograph on the age of Louis XIV.Part of the series of General History in Monographs series, edited by Wilhelm Oncken. This series ran to 45 volumes, although each volume is generally a single work complete...

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1879 Economy Of The Fleete An apologeticall Answeare Of Alexander Harris Scarce
1879 Economy Of The Fleete An apologeticall Answeare Of Alexander Harris Scarce

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The conomy of the Fleete: Or an Aapologeticall Answeare of Alexander Harris (Late Warden there) unto XIX Articles Sett Forth Against him by the Prisoners. Edited, from the original Ms. in the possession of His Grace the Duke of...

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1879 Grammar School of Leigh and its Library Lecture John Bailey Scarce
1879 Grammar School of Leigh and its Library Lecture John Bailey Scarce

Price: £59.99

This is a scarce edition of this pamphlet containing a lecture by John Bailey.Reprinted from the Leigh Chronicle.Leigh is a town int he north of England, historically a part of Lancashire and famous for its links to the coal industry....

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1879 La Neuvaine de Cythere by Marmontel with Illustrations in French
1879 La Neuvaine de Cythere by Marmontel with Illustrations in French

Price: £150.00

A copy of La Neuvaine de Cythere by Jean-Francois Marmontel.One of 325 examples on 'verge raisin' paper.Illustrated with a portrait of the author and nine vignettes illustrated by Fesquet.With a Notice by M. Charles Monselet.

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1879 Royal Children Julia Luard Children's History Work Biography Britain Monarchy
1879 Royal Children Julia Luard Children's History Work Biography Britain Monarchy

Price: £22.00

An historical work on the British monarchy for children, by Julia Luard. Bound by Simson, Hertford, with binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. This is the second edition. Illustrated,...

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1879 Sporting Adventures in the Far West John Mortimer Murphy Culture
1879 Sporting Adventures in the Far West John Mortimer Murphy Culture

Price: £130.00

A work on the methods of hunting in the Far West of America.The Far West territories mentioned include Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. This work discusses the best game regions, the suitable attire,...

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1879 The Genealogists Guide to Printed Pedigrees UK George Marshall First Ed
1879 The Genealogists Guide to Printed Pedigrees UK George Marshall First Ed

Price: £69.99

A first edition of this detailed genealogical work of reference. "Being a General Search through Genealogical, Topographical, and Biographical Works Relating to the United Kingdom, Together with References to Family Histories,...

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1879 The History of Napoleon Bonaparte Horne Townshend Vernet Illustrated
1879 The History of Napoleon Bonaparte Horne Townshend Vernet Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A pleasing copy of this fascinating study of the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, by the renowned English poet and critic Richard Henry Horne. This work also contains a fascinating genealogical...

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1879 The Pythouse Papers Edited with an Introduction by William Ansell Day
1879 The Pythouse Papers Edited with an Introduction by William Ansell Day

Price: £160.00

A scarce edition of The Pythouse Papers.Transcribed from MSS. in the possession of V. F. Bennett-Stanford.Edited, and with an Introduction, by William Ansell Day, Author of The Russian Government in Poland.

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1879 William Haig Brown Charterhouse Past and Present Calf Illustrated First Ed
1879 William Haig Brown Charterhouse Past and Present Calf Illustrated First Ed

Price: £135.00

A very good first edition of Brown's Charterhouse Past and Present.Charterhouse, originally The Hospital of King James and Thomas Sutton in Charterhouse, or more simply House, is an English collegiate independent boarding school (also...

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1880 4vol The Miscellaneous Writings Speeches and Poems of Lord Macaulay
1880 4vol The Miscellaneous Writings Speeches and Poems of Lord Macaulay

Price: £58.00

A smartly-bound collection of the famous essays, speeches, and poems of Thomas Babington MacaulayThey have been acclaimed for their readability, but criticized for their inflexible attachment to the attitudes of the Whig school...

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1880 8vol Thomas Babington Macaulay The History of England Riviere Binding
1880 8vol Thomas Babington Macaulay The History of England Riviere Binding

Price: £600.00

A beautifully bound set of Macaulay's History of England.Complete in eight volumes.With a portrait frontispiece to volume I.A beautiful example of a Riviere binding.The final volume edited by his Macaulay's sister, with a memoir of...

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1880 Alfred J. Church Stories From The Greek Tragedians History Illustrated
1880 Alfred J. Church Stories From The Greek Tragedians History Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of Reverend Alfred J. Church's Stories From the Greek Tragedians.24 illustrations throughout, with designs by Flaxman and Others.Alfred John Church was an English classical scholar.

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1880 E J. Reed Japan: Its History, Traditions, Religions, Narrative Of A Visit
1880 E J. Reed Japan: Its History, Traditions, Religions, Narrative Of A Visit

Price: £295.00

A two volume set of Reed's 'Japan', with an attractive embossed design to both books. Sir Edward James Reed (1830 1906), KCB, FRS, was a British naval architect, author, politician, and railroad magnate. He was the Chief Constructor...

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1880 Histoire de la Revolution Francaise Depuis 1789 Jusqu'en 1814 by M Mignet
1880 Histoire de la Revolution Francaise Depuis 1789 Jusqu'en 1814 by M Mignet

Price: £24.00

A scarce copy of the History of the French Revolution from 1789 until 1814 by M. Mignet.Member of L'Academie Francaise, Secretaire Perpetuel de L'Academie des Sciences Morales et Politiques.Thirteenth Edition.

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1880 In Gipsy Tents Francis Hindes Groom First Edition Scarce
1880 In Gipsy Tents Francis Hindes Groom First Edition Scarce

Price: £90.00

A first edition, scarce copy of 'In Gipsy Tents' by the distinguished 'Gypsiologist' Francis Hindes Groome. Groome is frequently noted to be the foremost commentator on the language, history,...

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1880 John Richard Green Essays of Joseph Addison Poetry Non Fiction Collection
1880 John Richard Green Essays of Joseph Addison Poetry Non Fiction Collection

Price: £55.00

A leather-bound copy of Essays of Joseph Addison.Containing a selection of Addison's essays, including 'Politics and the Fan', 'Tom Folio', 'The Hood' and 'Advice in Love'.Joseph Addison was an essayist, playwright, politician...

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1880 The Scarlet Book of Free Masonry Moses Wolcott Redding ILLUSTRATED
1880 The Scarlet Book of Free Masonry Moses Wolcott Redding ILLUSTRATED

Price: £185.00

This is a charmingly illustrated copy of this history of Freemasonry.Sought after with colour plates.'A thrilling and authentic account of the imprisonment, torture and martyrdom of freemasons and knights templars for the past six...

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1880-1881 The Monograph a Serial Collection of Indexed Essays Published Monthly
1880-1881 The Monograph a Serial Collection of Indexed Essays Published Monthly

Price: £69.99

A fascinating collection of essays surrounding subjects of war, culture, and politics. Bound from the parts, with one of the original title pages, and index. Rather rare. With essays on "France; its Growth and Consolidation",...

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1880-82 3vol J Franck Bright A History of England Period I-III Maps Uncommon
1880-82 3vol J Franck Bright A History of England Period I-III Maps Uncommon

Price: £400.00

An attractive set of Bright's History of England.Volume I and III are third edition. Volume II is fourth edition.Collated: Complete, with 17 folding maps.In a Bickers and Son binding for Maida Vale High School.James Franck bright...

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1881 1vol only History of Samuel Titmarsh Great Hoggarty Diamond Thackeray
1881 1vol only History of Samuel Titmarsh Great Hoggarty Diamond Thackeray

Price: £25.00

A selection of three literary works by the notable nineteenth century author William Makepeace Thackeray, with a illustrated frontispiece. Part of larger set of the works of William Makepeace...

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1881 4vols A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Victoria to 1880
1881 4vols A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Victoria to 1880

Price: £160.00

Four volumes of Justin Mccarthy's most important historical work. Uniformly bound in gilt stamped half calf. Collated: complete.The four volumes were originally published over the course of a year, 1879...

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1881 FLORENCE Charles YRIARTE Illustrated
1881 FLORENCE Charles YRIARTE Illustrated

Price: £365.00

A fascinating French history of the city of Florence, focusing particularly on the house of Medici, the humanists, letters and arts. Featuring a frontispiece and numerous plates throughout, some photographic, many retaining their...

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1881 Henrietta Chester Russia Past And Present Publisher's Cloth First Edition
1881 Henrietta Chester Russia Past And Present Publisher's Cloth First Edition

Price: £100.00

A first edition of this work on Russian history and ethnography, in the original publishers' cloth binding.Adapted from the earlier German work by Lankenau and Oelnitz, Russia, Past and Present deals with both a great many facets of...

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1881 HISTOIRE Litterature Francais DEMOGEOT
1881 HISTOIRE Litterature Francais DEMOGEOT

Price: £34.99

An fascinating little history of French Literature from its origins until today. Eighteenth Edition Jacques Claude Demogeot (5 July 18081894) was a French man of letters. He wrote many detached papers on various literary subjects,...

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