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1883 Bernard Burke Genealogical History Peerages Dormant Abeyant Forfeited
1883 Bernard Burke Genealogical History Peerages Dormant Abeyant Forfeited

Price: £180.00

A study into peerages of the British Empire.Written by renowned geneologist and Officer of Arms Bernard Burke, the volume details the genealgy and heraldry of the Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Landed Gentry of the United Kingdom.Contains...

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1883 Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World Creasy Leather Worcester Grammar School
1883 Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World Creasy Leather Worcester Grammar School

Price: £80.00

An attractive copy of this fascinating historical work on historical battles by Edward Shepherd Creasy, in a lovely full school calf binding with attractive marbled endpapers and textblock. ...

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1883 Historic Notices of Flint by Henry Taylor Illustrated First Edition
1883 Historic Notices of Flint by Henry Taylor Illustrated First Edition

Price: £99.99

A historical look at the Borough and County-Town of Flint. By Henry Taylor, Town Clerk, Clerk to the Borough Magistrates, and Deputy Constable of Flint Castle. With illustrations by Miss Louise Rayner, Mr Randolph Caldecott, and...

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1883 History of Bayard the Good Chevalier Loredan Larchey Illustrated
1883 History of Bayard the Good Chevalier Loredan Larchey Illustrated

Price: £70.00

An interesting a thorough history of Pierre Terrail, a French Knight, with illustrations throughout Pierre Terrail is best remembered in history as the Chevalier de Bayard. He was a French...

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1883 Lectures on the History of the Eastern Church Arthur Stanley
1883 Lectures on the History of the Eastern Church Arthur Stanley

Price: £70.00

- This book is split into twelve lectures, 'The Province of Ecclesiastical History', 'The Study of Ecclesiastical History', 'The Advantages of Ecclesiastical History', 'The Eastern Church',...

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1883 Liste De Toutes Personnes Etats Officiels Des Nobles Du Royaume 1881 Scarce
1883 Liste De Toutes Personnes Etats Officiels Des Nobles Du Royaume 1881 Scarce

Price: £140.00

A scarce copy of Liste Gnrale et Alphabetique de Toutes les Personnes qui sont Portes sur les tats Officiels des Nobles du Royaume Jusqu'au 31 Dcembre 1881.In French.Containing:I: Liste des lettres patentes accordes par S. M. Lopold...

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1883 Lord Macaulay Critical and Historical Essays Baker and Son Binding
1883 Lord Macaulay Critical and Historical Essays Baker and Son Binding

Price: £40.00

A collection of Critical and Historical Essays by Lord Macaulay In a beautiful Baker & Son Binding.Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay was British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and...

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1883 Seventeenth-Century Studies by Edmund W. Gosse First Edition
1883 Seventeenth-Century Studies by Edmund W. Gosse First Edition

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this contribution to the history of English poetry by Edmund W. Gosse. With a Preface by the author. Sir Edmund William Gosse CB (21 September 1849 16 May 1928) was an English poet, author and critic; the...

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1883 The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte John Gibson Lockhart Illustrated
1883 The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte John Gibson Lockhart Illustrated

Price: £160.00

A nicely bound copy of John Gibson Lockhart's insightful biography about Napoleon Buonaparte, illustrated throughout. This work is a detailed biography about the French military leader and Emperor....

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1883 The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley Dutch History
1883 The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley Dutch History

Price: £40.00

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 (181477) was an American historian and diplomat.Complete in one volume.Bookplate...

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1883 Velazquez and Murillo Charles B. Curtis Illustrated First Edition
1883 Velazquez and Murillo Charles B. Curtis Illustrated First Edition

Price: £220.00

A really good copy and first edition of this interesting work on two leading historical Spanish painters, written by Charles Curtis, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. ...

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1883-4 Three Short Sketches Edwin Beresford Chancellor Author's Copy Annotations
1883-4 Three Short Sketches Edwin Beresford Chancellor Author's Copy Annotations

Price: £180.00

The author's copy fo this work on Henry VIII and Charles I.Collecting three works: A Sketch of the Progress of Art in england under Henry VIII, A Short Account of the Patronage Bestowed on the Fine Arts by Charles I. King of England,...

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1883-87 2vol The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places P W Joyce 1st
1883-87 2vol The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places P W Joyce 1st

Price: £160.00

A two volume set of this work on Irish place names.Volume I is fifth edition, volume II is first edition. The work was extended to three volumes in 1913. This work is considered complete in two volumes.Patrick Weston Joyce was an Irish...

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1884 12vol A History of Greece George Grote Folding Maps Leather
1884 12vol A History of Greece George Grote Folding Maps Leather

Price: £1,200.00

A complete set of 'A History of Greece' by George Grote, in a beautiful uniform leather binding. Rare to find this work complete, in 12 volumes. A fascinating piece of European history for...

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1884 3Vols John Croker Memoirs Of The Reign Of George II Library Cloth Binding
1884 3Vols John Croker Memoirs Of The Reign Of George II Library Cloth Binding

Price: £130.00

Lord Hervey's infamously frank memoir of George II, in three volumes.Hervey was a courtier and political writer; he was bisexual and is said to have had affairs with many notable figures, including Anne Vane, Lady Montagu, Princess...

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1884 A Short History Of The English People John Richard Green Maps Kingdoms
1884 A Short History Of The English People John Richard Green Maps Kingdoms

Price: £35.00

 Includes chapters on The Hundred Years War, The Reformation and Modern England.John Richard Green (1837 - 1883) was an English historian.

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1884 English Surnames Their Sources and Significations Charles Wareing Bardsley
1884 English Surnames Their Sources and Significations Charles Wareing Bardsley

Price: £19.99

An etymological dictionary of English surnames.Third edition, revised, with a new preface.

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1884 Harbour Accomodation Report Maps Fold Outs Scarce
1884 Harbour Accomodation Report Maps Fold Outs Scarce

Price: £475.00

This is a scarce edition of this report by the Harbour Accommodation.Includes part-coloured folding maps and diagrams.Including a scarce folding chart showing the wrecks and casualties on the Coast of Ireland during the five years...

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1884 Intro to the Study of History W. B. Boyce Author's Presentation Copy
1884 Intro to the Study of History W. B. Boyce Author's Presentation Copy

Price: £145.00

A smart bound author's presentation copy of this interesting study of history, written by W. B. Boyce. Author's presentation copy, with an ink inscription to the half title page 'James Sutherland...

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1884 Practical Treatise Bricks Tiles C.T. Davis First
1884 Practical Treatise Bricks Tiles C.T. Davis First

Price: £275.00

A smart, uncommon first edition of this comprehensive guide to the historical and practical manufacture of industrial clay products. Bound in modern green crushed morocco, with gilt lettering, stamped decoration, and raised...

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1884 Self-Help Conduct Perseverance Samuel Smiles
1884 Self-Help Conduct Perseverance Samuel Smiles

Price: £60.00

A smart copy of the original Victorian self-help book by Samuel Smiles. 'Self-Help' is the original self-help book, first published in 1859, and inspired the creation of the genre. It was a...

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1884 Sir Walter Ralegh and His Colony in America Tarbox Illustrated Limited Ed
1884 Sir Walter Ralegh and His Colony in America Tarbox Illustrated Limited Ed

Price: £150.00

A limited edition work on Walter Ralegh's expeditions to America in the sixteen century, illustrated with two portraits. A limited edition with only two-hundred and fifty copies printed. This...

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1884 The Ouse Improvement Act History Yorkshire Folding Plate Very Scarce
1884 The Ouse Improvement Act History Yorkshire Folding Plate Very Scarce

Price: £55.00

A scarce improvement act from the late nineteenth century, discussing several rivers that flow through the county of Yorkshire. An interesting act dating from the late 19th century. This...

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1884 The Scourge of Christendom Playfair First Edition Signed by Author Illustrated
1884 The Scourge of Christendom Playfair First Edition Signed by Author Illustrated

Price: £160.00

A first edition association copy signed by the author, complete with 7 plates that include single and folded page illustrations and folded maps. Collated, complete with 7 plates; including a...

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1885 2Vol Russia Under the Tzars Sergey Stepniak William Westall Scarce
1885 2Vol Russia Under the Tzars Sergey Stepniak William Westall Scarce

Price: £45.00

A two volume set of the revolutionist Sergey Stepnyak-Kravchinsky's history of Russia under the Tzars. Complete in two volumes. This is an interesting history of Russia, looking at the schooling,...

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1885 Forty-Fifth Report of the Deputy Kepper of the Public Records Genealogy
1885 Forty-Fifth Report of the Deputy Kepper of the Public Records Genealogy

Price: £80.00

A collection of the public records from 1884-5.Including foreign documents, acts, chronicles and calendars, and more.Bookplate of Stanley Leighton to front pastedown.

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1885 History of Ireland for Schools William Francis Collier
1885 History of Ireland for Schools William Francis Collier

Price: £25.99

A detailed exploration into the history of Ireland, for the use of young people in schools. Second edition. Featuring a folding coloured map bound into the rear.

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1885 Life of Napoleon Buonaparte John Gibson Lockhart Arthur Laver Frontispiece
1885 Life of Napoleon Buonaparte John Gibson Lockhart Arthur Laver Frontispiece

Price: £140.00

A prize binding copy of John Gibson Lockhart's biography of Napoleon Buonaparte, formerly owned by the World War I soldier Arthur Laver. An interesting biography about Napoleon Buonaparte. ...

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1885 Skelly Guide To Lindisfarne Bamburgh Farne Island Dunstanburgh Scarce First
1885 Skelly Guide To Lindisfarne Bamburgh Farne Island Dunstanburgh Scarce First

Price: £64.99

A scarce copy of A Guide to Lindisfarne, Bamburgh, Farne Islands, Dunstanburgh Castle &c. by George Skelly, with illustrations by T. Collinson. With remnants of paper wraps to backstrip. Dedicated to the Trustees of Lord...

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1885 Stories of the East from Herodotus Alfred Church Illus Colour Plates
1885 Stories of the East from Herodotus Alfred Church Illus Colour Plates

Price: £80.00

A collection of Herodotus' stories, compiled here by the classical scholar Alfred Church, illustrated throughout with coloured plates. 'Stories of the East from Herodotus' is a collection of...

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1885 The ROYAL MAIL Its Curiosities And Romance James Wilson Hyde
1885 The ROYAL MAIL Its Curiosities And Romance James Wilson Hyde

Price: £59.99

An interesting history of the Royal Mail, its growth from the 'old roads' of the past into Victorian modernity. Second Edition. With a frontispiece and several further plates, as well as illustrations in the text. Bookseller's...

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1885 W. Robertson Smith Kinship and Marriage in Early Arabia First Edition
1885 W. Robertson Smith Kinship and Marriage in Early Arabia First Edition

Price: £595.00

A first edition of Smith's Kinship and Marriage in Early Arabia.An important work, tracing, from an earlier totemist matriarchy that practiced exogamy, the further development of a "system of male kinship, with corresponding laws of...

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1885-1891 A List of Eton College for 1885-1891 History Registers
1885-1891 A List of Eton College for 1885-1891 History Registers

Price: £99.99

A collection of registers of Eton students between 1885 and 1891. Nineteen volumes bound in one. Containing the Michaelmas School-Time, Lenten School-Time and Midsummer School-Time registers for each academic year.

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1886 2vol Gentleman's Magazine Library Archaeology George Gomme 1st
1886 2vol Gentleman's Magazine Library Archaeology George Gomme 1st

Price: £34.00

The first edition of this collection of pieces of archaeology that had originally been published in 'The Gentleman's Magazine' edited here by George L. Gomme. The first edition of this work....

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1886 Illustrated Encyclopedia Gold Silver Coins Of The World Scarce First Edition Illustrated
1886 Illustrated Encyclopedia Gold Silver Coins Of The World Scarce First Edition Illustrated

Price: £145.00

A scarce first edition copy of this copiously illustrated encyclopedia on gold and silver coins of the world, by the renowned numismatist Andrew Madsen Smith. This copy has been rebound in...

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1886 Jarbuch Der Heraldischen Gesellischaft Illustrated Scarce Copy In Wraps
1886 Jarbuch Der Heraldischen Gesellischaft Illustrated Scarce Copy In Wraps

Price: £49.99

A scarce early copy of Jahrbuch der K .K. Heraldischen Gesellschaft Adler in wien XVI. Jahrgang de Zeitschrift, XIII. des Jahrbuches.Under the direction of the Vice-President, Dr. Gd. Gaston Pottickh Gragen von Pettenegg.In paper...

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1886 Recent Locomotives Enlarged Edition with Plates
1886 Recent Locomotives Enlarged Edition with Plates

Price: £550.00

A copy of Recent Locomotives. With four hundred and sixty four of the original five hundred and twenty five plates. These have been bound in non-numerical order. This edition contains illustrations with descriptions and specifications...

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1886 Rouen aux Principales Epoques de son Histoire Bouquet Une Edition de Luxe
1886 Rouen aux Principales Epoques de son Histoire Bouquet Une Edition de Luxe

Price: £125.00

A highly detailed exploration into the history of Rouen, located in northern France on the River Seine. Written in French First luxury edition, second edition of the original text, revised and enlarged. Featuring thirty-two...

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1886 The Providence Plantations Greene Uncommon First Edition Illustrated
1886 The Providence Plantations Greene Uncommon First Edition Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A pleasing copy of this uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating history of the first permanent European American settlement in Rhode Island, Providence Plantation, by Welcome Arnold Greene. ...

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1886-1943 10vol Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society Illus
1886-1943 10vol Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society Illus

Price: £175.00

A uniformly bound ten volume set of the transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, with interesting articles on various historical and archaeological subjects, and illustrations throughout. ...

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1887 2Vol Personal Remembrances of Sir Frederick Pollock Queen's Remembrancer
1887 2Vol Personal Remembrances of Sir Frederick Pollock Queen's Remembrancer

Price: £65.00

A scarce two-volume set of the memoirs of Frederick Pollock, 2nd Baronet. Pollock's memoirs paint a detailed picture of both the machinations of the contemporary judicial system and the social life of the English gentry.Sir...

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1887 2volin1 Egypt Descriptive Historical and Picturesque G Ebers Illustrated
1887 2volin1 Egypt Descriptive Historical and Picturesque G Ebers Illustrated

Price: £145.00

G. Ebers' fascinating work of Egyptology, complete in two volumes bound in one, and illustrated profusely throughout. An important contribution to the field of Egyptology, this work offers...

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1887 2vols G Ebers Egypt Illustrated Historical Clara Bell
1887 2vols G Ebers Egypt Illustrated Historical Clara Bell

Price: £165.00

A two volume set of Georg Ebers' Egyptological work, translated to Clara Bell. With numerous illustrations by various artists throughout. Complete in two volumes. Profusely illustrated throughout...

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1887 A Charitable Remonstrance Wives and Maidens of France William Rooke LE 1st
1887 A Charitable Remonstrance Wives and Maidens of France William Rooke LE 1st

Price: £49.00

The first thus of this interesting limited edition translation of a Franciscan Friar's appeal to the women of France about their dress, translated into English by William Rooke. The first edition...

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1887 Andrew Lang Books And Bookmen With Colour Plates And Facsimiles
1887 Andrew Lang Books And Bookmen With Colour Plates And Facsimiles

Price: £90.00

A early edition of this work by Andrew Lang.Andrew Lang was a prolific Scots man of letters, a poet, novelist and literary critic, taking here a fascinating look at bibliophiles and practises across the globe, with colour...

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1887 Kings Without Crowns or Lives of American Presidents Charles H Evans
1887 Kings Without Crowns or Lives of American Presidents Charles H Evans

Price: £60.00

An insightful work into several American presidents and the American constitution. Being on 'George Washington', 'Thomas Jefferson', 'Abraham Lincoln', 'Ulysses S Grant', 'James A Garfield',...

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1887 Oceana James Anthony Froude England and her Colonies
1887 Oceana James Anthony Froude England and her Colonies

Price: £55.00

The copyright edition of this work by James Anthony Froude.James Anthony Froude was an English historian, novelist, biographer and editor of Fraser's Magazine.

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1887-1891 3Vol The Constitutional History of England William Stubbs
1887-1891 3Vol The Constitutional History of England William Stubbs

Price: £260.00

An attractive three volume set of this work by William Stubbs.In a Birdsall and Son binding.Three volumes taken from different editions. Volume I is fifth edition, Volume II is third edition, Volume III is fourth edition.William Stubbs...

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1888 2vols The Aldine History of New South Wales Scarce Frederic Morrison
1888 2vols The Aldine History of New South Wales Scarce Frederic Morrison

Price: £300.00

A beautifully illustrated and comprehensive guide to New South Wales, in honour of the centennial history. The first edition of this uncommon work. Illustrated, with forty-three plates and...

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1888 3vol in 1 FRENCH Revolution HISTORY Carlyle
1888 3vol in 1 FRENCH Revolution HISTORY Carlyle

Price: £359.99

Bound in three quarter leather , with gilt lettering to the spine and marble, paper covered boards.  This book, contains a three volume set bound together by Mudie.  The French Revolution: A History was written by the...

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1888 Cetywayo and his White Neighbours H Rider Haggard Second Edition Africa
1888 Cetywayo and his White Neighbours H Rider Haggard Second Edition Africa

Price: £180.00

Henry Rider Haggard's first book, which is a denunciation of Colonial Britain's policies in South Africa. Second edition, with a new introduction.

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1888 Eustace Neville-Rolfe Pompeii Popular Practical History Italy Ruins
1888 Eustace Neville-Rolfe Pompeii Popular Practical History Italy Ruins

Price: £75.00

A very scarce edition of Pompeii: Popular and Practical by Eustace Neville Rolfe.In keeping with its subtitle "An Easy Book on a Difficult Subject" , the book is informative yet accessible, approaching the subject from a variety of...

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1888 Isaac Taylor Words and Places or Etymological Illustrations Maps Bickers
1888 Isaac Taylor Words and Places or Etymological Illustrations Maps Bickers

Price: £90.00

An illustrated handsomely bound copy of this work by Isaac Taylor.With two folding maps and three sketch maps in the text. Isaac Taylor was an English philosophical and historical writer.

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1888 Manual For Genealogist Topographer Antiquary Legal Professor Richard Sims
1888 Manual For Genealogist Topographer Antiquary Legal Professor Richard Sims

Price: £39.99

A Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer, Antiquary and Legal Professor: Description of Public Records, Parochial and other Registers, Wills, County & Family Histories, Heraldric Collections in Public Libraries etc. etc. by...

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1888 Manual for the Genealogist Topographer Anriquary Legal Professor Richard Sims
1888 Manual for the Genealogist Topographer Anriquary Legal Professor Richard Sims

Price: £40.00

A fascinating reference work on genealogy and heraldry by Richard Sims, complete with descriptions of public records, parochial and registers, wills, county and family histories, heraldic collections in public libraries...

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1888 Oceana England and her Colonies James Froude Relfe Brothers Illus
1888 Oceana England and her Colonies James Froude Relfe Brothers Illus

Price: £80.00

James Froude's account of his travels around the British Empire, going to Australia, New Zealand, and America. James Froude travelled the British Empire extensively after his biography 'Life...

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1888 Richard Sims Manual For Genealogist Topographer Antiquary Legal Professor
1888 Richard Sims Manual For Genealogist Topographer Antiquary Legal Professor

Price: £29.99

A Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer, Antiquary and Legal Professor: Description of Public Records, Parochial and other Registers, Wills, County & Family Histories, Heraldric Collections in Public Libraries etc. etc. by...

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1888 The House of Cockburn of That Ilk Cockburn-Hood Colour Plates Very Scarce
1888 The House of Cockburn of That Ilk Cockburn-Hood Colour Plates Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

The first edition of this very scarce work on the Cockburn pedigree, written by an ancestor, Thomas Cockburn-Hood, illustrated with coloured plates throughout. A very scarce work. The first...

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1888-1889 2vol in 1 The History of Portugal Edward McMurdo Very Scarce
1888-1889 2vol in 1 The History of Portugal Edward McMurdo Very Scarce

Price: £400.00

A very scarce work regarding the history of Portugal, bound in attractive tree calf. Very scarce. The first and only edition published between 1888 and 1889. Complete in two volumes, bound...

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1888-90 4vols The ARCHAEOLOGICAL Review Archaeology
1888-90 4vols The ARCHAEOLOGICAL Review Archaeology

Price: £599.99

Four volumes bound in brown cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spines, one fold out map and a few intext illustrations. This forms a complete set of The Archaeological Review before it was incorporated into Folklore,...

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1889 2vol The History of England Popular Edition Lord Macaulay James II Onwards
1889 2vol The History of England Popular Edition Lord Macaulay James II Onwards

Price: £70.00

Lord Macaulay's famous historical work.The popular edition, complete in two volumes.This work is famed for its well written prose and its confident emphasis on a progressive model of British history. It is quite the Whig interpretation...

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1889 2vol The History of England Thomas Babington Macaulay James II Popular Ed
1889 2vol The History of England Thomas Babington Macaulay James II Popular Ed

Price: £130.00

A smartly bound copy of Macaulay's influential and popular History of England. Macaulay's approach to writing the History was innovative for his period. He consciously fused the picturesque, dramatic style of classical historians...

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1889 3vol Madame de Stael Her Influence Lady Blennerhassett Frontispiece
1889 3vol Madame de Stael Her Influence Lady Blennerhassett Frontispiece

Price: £210.00

A three volume set of this fascinating biography on the life of Madame de Stael. Complete in three volumes. Madame de Stael was alive during a tumultuous time in history, as she saw the French...

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1889 A History of Eton College 1440-1884 by H C Maxwell Lyte
1889 A History of Eton College 1440-1884 by H C Maxwell Lyte

Price: £45.00

An edition of The History of Eton College 1440-1884.With illustrations by P. H. Delamotte and others.A new edition, revised and enlarged.

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1889 Ancient Rome in the Light of Recent Discoveries Rodelfo Lanciani Plates
1889 Ancient Rome in the Light of Recent Discoveries Rodelfo Lanciani Plates

Price: £29.99

A history of Ancient Rome, with note of archaeological discoveries up until the late nineteenth century. Illustrated with numerous plates and engravings in the text. Third edition. Including chapters such as The Foundation and Prehistoric...

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1889 Coins Tokens the Possessions and Colonies British Empire Atkins Illus 1st
1889 Coins Tokens the Possessions and Colonies British Empire Atkins Illus 1st

Price: £85.00

The first edition of this interesting work to coins of the British Empire, illustrated profusely throughout, written by James Atkin. The first edition of this work. This work is a guide to...

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1889 Figaro Exposition English Edition Profusely Illustrated History
1889 Figaro Exposition English Edition Profusely Illustrated History

Price: £200.00

A profusely illustrated English language copy of 'Figaro Exposition', in which several noted French journalists and writers discuss the exhibition held in Paris in 1889.  The English Edition...

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1889 H C Maxwell Lyte A History of Eton College 1440-1184 Illus Delamotte Map
1889 H C Maxwell Lyte A History of Eton College 1440-1184 Illus Delamotte Map

Price: £250.00

700 online no reason seller is 'lucky's textbooks' so wild guessA beautifully illustrated work ont he history of Eton College.Complete with 23 plates including a folding map, two colour plates and a frontispiece.With an ink inscription...

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1889 Heroes of The Dark Continent J W Buel Illustrated Exploration
1889 Heroes of The Dark Continent J W Buel Illustrated Exploration

Price: £45.00

An interesting work that explore the colonial attitudes of the late nineteenth century, and the Western exploration of the continent of Africa. The works intention is clearly summarised by...

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1889 Histoire de la Societe Francaise Pendant la Revolution Illustrated
1889 Histoire de la Societe Francaise Pendant la Revolution Illustrated

Price: £400.00

A copy of Histoire de la Societe Francaise Pendant la Revolution by Edmond et Jules de Goncourt.One of 25 examples on Japanese paper.An excellent copy internally. Well worth the time and trouble to reback and would then be a lovely...

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1889 Lettres sur L'Histoire de France Augustin Thierry French History
1889 Lettres sur L'Histoire de France Augustin Thierry French History

Price: £64.99

An uncommon edition of this collection of letters on French history. In French. Augustin Thierry (or Jacques Nicolas Augustin Thierry; 10 May 1795 22 May 1856) was a French historian. Thierry's main ideas on the Germanic invasions,...

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1889-93 4vols Histoire de Peuple d'Israel E Renan History of Israel
1889-93 4vols Histoire de Peuple d'Israel E Renan History of Israel

Price: £80.00

Four volumes of the French philologist Ernest Renan's History of Israel. Four of the original five volumes. The final two volumes of Renan's History were published posthumously. In original French. Renan was...

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1890 2vol Oeuvres Choisies de Voltaire Histoire de Charles XII Bengesco Bengescu
1890 2vol Oeuvres Choisies de Voltaire Histoire de Charles XII Bengesco Bengescu

Price: £95.00

Two volumes from Bengesco's notable 'Oeuvres Choisies de Voltaire', containing Voltaire's fascinating historical work on Charles XII with additional notes by Bengesco. Volume II also contains...

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1890 George Laurence Gomme The Village Community First Edition Social History
1890 George Laurence Gomme The Village Community First Edition Social History

Price: £55.00

Detailing the evolution and historical purpose of the village community across Britain. With black and white illustrations and fold-out maps.

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1890 Geschichte der Deutschen Reformation Friedrich von Bezold Illustrated First
1890 Geschichte der Deutschen Reformation Friedrich von Bezold Illustrated First

Price: £120.00

A first edition of this monograph on the German Reformation.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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1890 HISTORY Country of the Passion-Play SEGUIN Bavaria
1890 HISTORY Country of the Passion-Play SEGUIN Bavaria

Price: £74.99

An illustrated, late nineteenth century edition of Seguin's history of Bavaria and the Passion-Play. Rebacked in cloth with the original gilt lettering on cloth laid down as spine labels. Third Edition, with a new preface. With twenty-six...

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1890 PALESTINE EXPLORATION FUND History ARCHAEOLOGY
1890 PALESTINE EXPLORATION FUND History ARCHAEOLOGY

Price: £19.99

Bound in original printed paper wraps and complete with large folding meteorological table deduced from observations taken at Sarona. This is the fund's quarterly statement from April 1890 which contains; Ruins...

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1890 Pre-Historic Times Ancient Remains Manners and Customs of Modern Savages J Lubbock Illustrated
1890 Pre-Historic Times Ancient Remains Manners and Customs of Modern Savages J Lubbock Illustrated

Price: £95.00

A beautiful edition of Sir John Lubbock's influential archaeological text book, complete with plates and illustrations, in a prize binding In a Morocco prize binding with gilded embellishment...

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1890 Report the Centennial International Exhibition Melbourne R Burdett Smith
1890 Report the Centennial International Exhibition Melbourne R Burdett Smith

Price: £260.00

A scarce work on the Centennial International Exhibition by the executive commissioner, Robert Burdett Smith. Illustrated, with illustrations of the exhibition. This report is by Robert Burdett...

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1890 Select Charters and Other Illustrations William Stubbs Seventh Edition
1890 Select Charters and Other Illustrations William Stubbs Seventh Edition

Price: £18.00

A collection of extracts from English constitutional history, by William Stubbs. Seventh edition. 'From the earliest times to the reign of Edward the IV'.

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1890 The Smithsonian Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Operations
1890 The Smithsonian Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Operations

Price: £49.00

A late nineteenth century edition of the Smithsonian Report, an important documentation of the proceedings of this esteemed institution. Profusely illustrated with images of important artefacts held at the U.S National...

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1891 2vol History of Sicily Freeman First Edition Uncommon Illustrated Folding Map
1891 2vol History of Sicily Freeman First Edition Uncommon Illustrated Folding Map

Price: £50.00

The first two volumes of Edward Augustus Freeman's fascinating history of Sicily. This work was originally published in four volumes between 1891 and 1894, with the fourth volume edited by...

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1891 2vol La Fin du Paganisme Gaston Boissier John Uncommon First Edition Swinnerton Phillimore
1891 2vol La Fin du Paganisme Gaston Boissier John Uncommon First Edition Swinnerton Phillimore

Price: £95.00

An uncommon first edition copy of Boissier's fascinating study of Paganism in the fourth century, complete in two volumes. Marie Louis Antoine Gaston Boissier was a renowned French classical...

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1891 Autour des Borgia Charles Yriarte Colour Plates Limited Edition
1891 Autour des Borgia Charles Yriarte Colour Plates Limited Edition

Price: £155.00

A lavishly-illustrated work on the highly influential Italian Borgia family.In French. Limited to five hundred and fifty copies, of which this is numbered 463 and printed on Simili Japon. Illustrated throughout with eighteen plates,...

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1891 Character Writings of the Seventeenth Century First Edition Henry Morley
1891 Character Writings of the Seventeenth Century First Edition Henry Morley

Price: £26.00

A collection of essays and musings by seventeenth century writers.Short essays by several well known essayists upon varying aspects and characters of their society. Authors featured include Milton, Butler, Thomas Overbury, Ben Jonson...

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1891 Edwin Hodder George Fife Angas Father of South Australia First Edition
1891 Edwin Hodder George Fife Angas Father of South Australia  First Edition

Price: £120.00

A first edition of the biography of one of the significant figures in the foundation of colonial Australia. Angas established the South Australian Company, and later in his life he emigrated to Australia and served on the first...

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1891 Les Dernieres Annees de LOUIS XV by Saint-Amand
1891 Les Dernieres Annees de LOUIS XV by Saint-Amand

Price: £59.99

A finely bound French work on the last days of Louis XV, by Imbert de Saint-Amand. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and spine decoration. Arthur Leon Imbert de Saint-Amand, 1834-1900, was a French baron and author, mainly...

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1891 Richard Morris Historical Outlines Of English Accidence Educational Work
1891 Richard Morris Historical Outlines Of English Accidence Educational Work

Price: £38.00

A scarce edition of this educational and historical work.Dealing with language and word formation, the work is a noteworthy educational document, providing a basis for a great deal of subsequent teaching on the subject.Contains the...

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1891 Theodoric the Goth by Thomas Hodgkin with Illustrations
1891 Theodoric the Goth by Thomas Hodgkin with Illustrations

Price: £79.99

An edition of this historical works by Thomas Hodgkin. Thomas Hodgkin (29 July 1831 2 March 1913) is a British historian, nephew of the famous British physician, Thomas Hodgkin. Having been educated as a member of the Society...

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1892 - 1896 3 Vol Eighteenth Century Vignettes Austin Dobson
1892 - 1896 3 Vol Eighteenth Century Vignettes Austin Dobson

Price: £50.00

Three volumes of Dobson's critical biographical prose, published over four years. With a portrait frontispiece in each volume.Complete in 3 volumes.Henry Austin Dobson (18 January 1840 2 September 1921), commonly Austin Dobson, was...

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1892 2vol An Englishman in Paris Louis-Philippe Leather
1892 2vol An Englishman in Paris Louis-Philippe Leather

Price: £90.00

A two volume set of the 'An Englishman in Paris: Notes and Recollections' in a half leather binding. Albert Dresden Vandam's book 'An Englishman in Paris' was originally anonymously published....

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1892 3vol Memoires du General Bon de Marbot French Napoleonic Wars
1892 3vol Memoires du General Bon de Marbot French Napoleonic Wars

Price: £165.00

A copy of the memoirs of General Marcellin Marbot. In French. In 1802, Marbot was arrested on the grounds of being concerned in a plot of the Republicans against the Consulate, but he was released, though Napoleon continued to...

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1892 4vol A Short History of the English People J R Green Illustrated Edition
1892 4vol A Short History of the English People J R Green Illustrated Edition

Price: £290.00

The illustrated edition of John Richard Green's Short History of the English People. With twenty-six coloured plates, and numerous other illustrations and maps throughout.John Richard Green (1837 - 1883) was an English historian....

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1892 6vol History of the War in the Peninsula Major General Napier Illus
1892 6vol History of the War in the Peninsula Major General Napier Illus

Price: £750.00

Captain Napier's classic first hand account of the Peninsula War, in a very smart binding. Complete in six volumes. William Francis Patrick Napier was a solider, who fought in France at the...

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1892 A History of the Conquest of Mexico W H Prescott Maps Kirk Bickers Binding
1892 A History of the Conquest of Mexico W H Prescott Maps Kirk Bickers Binding

Price: £89.99

A history of the Spanish conquest of the Incan empire, with particular reference to Peru. New and revised edition, edited by John Foster Kirk. With a facsimile to the start of the text. Bound by Bickers and Son (binder's...

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1892 Archaeologia Cantiana Volume XIX
1892 Archaeologia Cantiana Volume XIX

Price: £34.99

Volume XIX of Archaeologia Cantiana.The Kent Archeological Society was founded in 1857 and continues to this day, primarily as a charity, with the purpose of promoting "the study and publication of archaeology and history in all...

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1892 Clode London During the Great Rebellion Memoir of Sir Abraham Reynoldson
1892 Clode London During the Great Rebellion Memoir of Sir Abraham Reynoldson

Price: £44.99

A memoir of Sir Abraham Reynardson (Sheriff and Master of the Merchant Taylor's Company ca. 1640, twice Lord Mayor of London), as compiled by Charles Clode (Master of said guild ca. 1873). A unique insight into the...

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1892 Ephemeride de L'Expedition des Allemands en France Huguerye Folding Plate
1892 Ephemeride de L'Expedition des Allemands en France Huguerye Folding Plate

Price: £80.00

This French work looks at one of the battles of the French Religious War, written by Michel de la Huguerye, illustrated with two folding plates. In the original French. This work is a supplement...

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1892 Historical Essays Fourth Series Edward A Freeman Relfe Brothers Binding
1892 Historical Essays Fourth Series Edward A Freeman Relfe Brothers Binding

Price: £85.00

A collection of historical essays by celebrated historian, Edward A Freeman. In a Relfe brother's binding, with binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. The fourth series. Edward Augustus...

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1892 Industrial and Commercial History of England Thorold Rogers
1892 Industrial and Commercial History of England Thorold Rogers

Price: £29.99

An investigation into England's commercial history, with reference to its exports, imports and key industries prior to the Industrial Revolution. Written by the professor of political economy in the university of Oxford, James Thorold...

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1892 Mayfair and Belgravia George Clinch Topography History Illustrated
1892 Mayfair and Belgravia George Clinch Topography History Illustrated

Price: £49.99

An illustrated history of Mayfair and Belgravia. With many plates of views of the area, and influential figures in Mayfair society. Bookplate of the Guildhall Library, London to front pastedown.

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1892 Memoirs of the Verney Family During the Civil War Frances Parthenope Verney
1892 Memoirs of the Verney Family During the Civil War Frances Parthenope Verney

Price: £400.00

A very handsome history of the Verney family, during the seventeenth century. Illustrated throughout with twenty-six plates, two of which are folding. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere.Verney is the name of an English family that traces back...

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1892 Recits D'Un Aeronaute GRAFFIGNY
1892 Recits D'Un Aeronaute GRAFFIGNY

Price: £125.00

A fascinating French work about ballooning and aeronautical adventures. Fourth Edition. With a history of ballooning and aerostatic fantasies. Includes illustrations in the text. Lovely balloon themed bookplate of Mike Willoughby...

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1892-1894 4 vol HISTORY ENGLISH People J.R. GREEN Illus
1892-1894 4 vol HISTORY ENGLISH People J.R. GREEN Illus

Price: £510.00

  A finely bound set of the Illustrated Edition of Green's influential history of England. Each volume has a bookbinder's stamp for Pearse, Warrington, to the verso of the front free-endpaper. Featuring numerous illustrations, including...

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1893 2vols Old Court Life in France by Frances Elliot
1893 2vols Old Court Life in France by Frances Elliot

Price: £180.00

A beautiful set of Old Court Life in France by Frances Elliot.Complete in two volumes.With numerous black and white illustrations throughout both volumes.Frances Minto Elliot (1820 1898) was a prolific English writer, primarily of...

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1893 4Vol Memoirs of Madame Junot and The Life of Emperor Napoleon Laure Junot
1893 4Vol Memoirs of Madame Junot and The Life of Emperor Napoleon Laure Junot

Price: £90.00

A complete set of the memoirs of Madame Junot.Collated: Complete. Each volume with five plates and a frontispiece.Laure Junot, Duchess of Abrants was a French writer. She was the spouse of French general Jean-Andoche Junot.Laure was...

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1893 Attercliffe as a Seat of Learning Giles Hester Presentation Copy
1893 Attercliffe as a Seat of Learning Giles Hester Presentation Copy

Price: £49.99

A scarce pamphlet exploring the history of theological colleges within the industrial suburb of northeast Sheffield, Attercliffe. Presentation copy; inscribed "With the Author's Kind Regards". With a sketch of Thomas...

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1893 English Bookplates Ancient and Modern Egerton Castle Armorial Plates
1893 English Bookplates Ancient and Modern Egerton Castle Armorial Plates

Price: £55.00

A study of English bookplates from Victorian antiquarian, Egerton Castle.New and enlarged edition. Illustrated throughout with many armorial designs.

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1893 History of the Philosophy of History Robert Flint France Belgium Uncommon
1893 History of the Philosophy of History Robert Flint France Belgium Uncommon

Price: £49.99

An interesting work by the Scottish theologian and philosopher Robert Flint (1838-1910). With two separate title pages, both dated 1893 and both seemingly pertaining to the full contents of the book, which is continuously paginated...

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1893 J Overbeck Geschichte der Griechischen Plastik History of Greek Sculpture
1893 J Overbeck Geschichte der Griechischen Plastik History of Greek Sculpture

Price: £70.00

A History of Greek Sculpture In GermanIllustrated with full page and folding plates throughout.Johannes Adolph Overbeck (March 27, 1826 - November 8, 1895) was a German archaeologist and art historianOverbeck was born in Antwerp. He...

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1893 North American Bows Arrows and Quivers Smithsonian Magazine Excerpt Mason
1893 North American Bows Arrows and Quivers Smithsonian Magazine Excerpt Mason

Price: £40.00

A fascinating work on North American bows, arrows and quivers.An excerpt from the Smithsonian Report of 1893, this article itself is complete.With sixty two plates and accompanying descriptions, plates numbered 62-94Publication details...

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1893 Pictures from Greek Life and Story A J Church Illustrated Scholastic
1893 Pictures from Greek Life and Story A J Church Illustrated Scholastic

Price: £120.00

A smart copy of this work on the history of Classical Greece. First edition. Bound by the Scholastic Trading Co (binder's label to rear pastedown). With chapters entitled The Exiles of Phocaea, Bow Against Spear, The Three Hundred,...

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1893 Roman D'une Imperatrice Catherine II Waliszewski First Edition Mudie Binding
1893 Roman D'une Imperatrice Catherine II Waliszewski First Edition Mudie Binding

Price: £70.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating study of the life of Catherine II by Kazimierz Waliszewski, in an half crushed morocco signed Mudie binding. Kazimierz Waliszewski was a notable Polish...

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1893 The Imaginative Faculty by Herbert Beerbohm Tree With Portrait
1893 The Imaginative Faculty by Herbert Beerbohm Tree With Portrait

Price: £49.99

An edition of The Imaginative Faculty by Herbert Beerbohm Tree. With a Portrait from a drawing by the Marchioness of Granby. Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree (17 December 1852 2 July 1917) was an English actor and theatre manager.Tree...

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1893-1901 12vol Histoire Generale Lavisse Rambaud First Edition Very Scarce
1893-1901 12vol Histoire Generale Lavisse Rambaud First Edition Very Scarce

Price: £440.00

A complete twelve volume set of this fascinating history of the world from the beginning of the fourth century until the end of the end of the twentieth century. The plan of this extensive...

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1893-4 4vols A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green
1893-4 4vols A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green

Price: £125.00

An attractive set of A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green.Complete in four volumes.Illustrated edition.Edited by Mrs. J. R. Green and Miss Kate Norgate.There are coloured maps to the front of all volumes...

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1894 8vol Great Men and Famous Women Pen and Pencil Sketches Charles Horne First
1894 8vol Great Men and Famous Women Pen and Pencil Sketches Charles Horne First

Price: £390.00

An beautifully illustrated set of these sketches of notable figures.Collated: Complete in 8 Volumes.With 204 photogravure, wood-engraving and typogravure full page plates including a frontispiece to each volume.A set of short biographies...

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1894 By Canoe and Dog-Train Among the Cree and Salteaux Indians E R Young
1894 By Canoe and Dog-Train Among the Cree and Salteaux Indians E R Young

Price: £65.00

A work on some of the native peoples of North America and Canada by a white missionary priest. Illustrated throughout, with several plates. With an introduction by Mary Guy Pearse. Written...

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1894 Derniers Essais De Critique et D'Histoire H. Taine French History
1894 Derniers Essais De Critique et D'Histoire H. Taine French History

Price: £28.00

This is a scarce copy of this collection of critical historical essays.In French.Hippolyte Adolphe Taine was a French critic and historian. He was one of the first practitioners of historicist criticism.

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1894 Introduction to the Study of English History Gardiner Mullinger
1894 Introduction to the Study of English History Gardiner Mullinger

Price: £48.00

A copy of this work on English history.Third and enlarged edition.Samuel Rawson Gardiner (4 March 1829 24 February 1902) was an English historian Of the seventeenth century. Dr. James Bass Mullinger (1834 or 1843 November 22, 1917),...

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1894 Oceana England and Her Colonies James Anthony Froude Illustrated
1894 Oceana England and Her Colonies James Anthony Froude Illustrated

Price: £68.00

A nicely bound copy of James Anthony Froude's work on Oceana and the British Empire, illustrated throughout, in a signed binding by Bickers and Son. James Anthony Froude travelled the British...

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1894 Shilling Peerage for 1894 Edited Edward Walford History
1894 Shilling Peerage for 1894 Edited Edward Walford History

Price: £29.99

A small and charming book containing the following:  An alphabetical list of the House of Lords together with the date of creation of each title; the birth, accession, and marriage of each peer; his heir apparent or presumptive;...

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1894 The Great Alternative a Plea for a National Policy by Spenser Wilkinson
1894 The Great Alternative a Plea for a National Policy by Spenser Wilkinson

Price: £55.00

A scarce copy of The Great Alternative a Plea for a National Policy by Spenser Wilkinson.Henry Spenser Wilkinson (1 May 1853 in Hulme, Manchester 31 January 1937 in Oxford) was the first Chichele Professor of Military History at Oxford...

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1894 The Protected Princes of India Lee-Warner Presentation Copy Folding Map 1st
1894 The Protected Princes of India Lee-Warner Presentation Copy Folding Map 1st

Price: £54.00

The first edition of William Lee-Warner's work on India under the British Empire, illustrated with a folding map. The first edition of this work. A presentation copy, with a presentation copy...

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1894 The Topography of the Battle of Plataea G. B. Grundy Illus Folding Maps 1st
1894 The Topography of the Battle of Plataea G. B. Grundy Illus Folding Maps 1st

Price: £80.00

The first edition of this interesting work on the topographical area of the Battle of Plataea, written by G. B. Grundy, illustrated with three folding maps. The first edition of this work. ...

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1895 2Vols J Laughton State Papers Relating To The Defeat Of The Spanish Armada
1895 2Vols J Laughton State Papers Relating To The Defeat Of The Spanish Armada

Price: £68.00

The collected contemporary English state documents pertaining to the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588, compiled for the Naval Records Society, and in their original cloth binding. This remarkable collection includes everything...

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1895 3vol Memoirs to Serve For the History of Napoleon I 1802-15 R H Sherard
1895 3vol Memoirs to Serve For the History of Napoleon I 1802-15 R H Sherard

Price: £150.00

A collection of memoirs by Claude-Francois de Meneval.With a frontispiece to all volumes and three facsimile letters to the rear of volume III.The 'Cheap Edition' of this work.Translated from French into English by Robert H Sherard.These...

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1895 A Short Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Ida Tarbell Illustrated Slipcase
1895 A Short Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Ida Tarbell Illustrated Slipcase

Price: £160.00

A nicely bound and profusely illustrated biography of Napoleon Bonaparte, written by Ida M. Turbell, held in a slipcase. With a slipcase. Slipcase in a fine

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1895 Anecdota Oxoniensia Crawford Collection Early Charters Napier Signed Oxford
1895 Anecdota Oxoniensia Crawford Collection Early Charters Napier Signed Oxford

Price: £125.00

A very scarce copy of this work on early charters held in the Bodleian library.A volume from the series Anecdota Oxoniesa: Texts, Documents, and Extracts Chiefly from Manuscripts in the Bodleian and Other Oxford Libraries....

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1895 Charles VII Louis XI First War of Italy de Witt Illus Colour Plates French
1895 Charles VII Louis XI First War of Italy de Witt Illus Colour Plates French

Price: £165.00

A lavishly illustrated work on the history of France, by the French writer Henriette Guizot de Witt, with multiple coloured plates throughout. In the original French, An interesting work on...

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1895 CHURCHES Belonging to St PAUL'S CATHEDRAL Simpson
1895 CHURCHES Belonging to St PAUL'S CATHEDRAL Simpson

Price: £29.99

An uncommon copy of Visitations of Churches Belonging to St. Paul's Cathedral. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. First edition. Uncommon. Written in the original Latin with an introduction in English. A supplement to Visitations...

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1895 History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella The Catholic William H Prescott
1895 History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella The Catholic William H Prescott

Price: £60.00

A biographical and historical title on The Catholic Monarchs. A new and revised edition, edited by John Foster Kirk. Originally written by William H Prescott. With a portrait frontispiece of...

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1895 History St James's Square Arthur Irwin Dasent First Edition Plates
1895 History St James's Square Arthur Irwin Dasent First Edition Plates

Price: £75.00

A First Edition of this work on the history of this smart part of London. With a portrait Frontispiece and numerous plates throughout, and an illustrated foldout map of the West End.

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1895 The Development of Parliament During the Nineteenth Century Dickinson
1895 The Development of Parliament During the Nineteenth Century Dickinson

Price: £100.00

A copy of this historical and political work on The Development of Parliament During the Nineteenth Century by G. Lowes Dickinson.Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson (6 August 1862 3 August 1932), was a British political scientist and philosopher....

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1895-96 2 Vol in 1 Proceedings Somerset Archaeological Natural History Society
1895-96 2 Vol in 1 Proceedings Somerset Archaeological Natural History Society

Price: £95.00

Two volumes bound in one of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society 'Proceedings' from 1895 and 1896, illustrated with folding plates. Two volumes in one, being volumes XLI and...

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1895-97 6vol Bibliographica Papers Books Fletcher Illustrated Brunel Zaehnsdorf
1895-97 6vol Bibliographica Papers Books Fletcher Illustrated Brunel Zaehnsdorf

Price: £1,300.00

A scarce set of this collaborative work on the history of books. Illustrated though with sixty-five plates (collated complete), many of which are coloured. With entries by H. Oskar Sommer, Austin Dobson W. Y. Fletcher, Cyril...

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1896 2vol A Treatise on Heraldry British and Foreign John Woodward Genealogy
1896 2vol A Treatise on Heraldry British and Foreign John Woodward Genealogy

Price: £625.00

A handsome pair of volumes containing details of European heraldry.New and enlarged edition, limited to 325 copies of which only 300 were offered for sale. Bound by Morrell (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper).Illustrated...

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1896 2Vol Celebrated Crimes by Alexandre Dumas Frontispiece Spottiswoode & Co Binding
1896 2Vol Celebrated Crimes by Alexandre Dumas Frontispiece Spottiswoode & Co Binding

Price: £25.00

Two volumes of Dumas' popular work, Celebrated Crimes In a binding by Spottiswoode and Co. Volumes II and III of original three volumes. With a frontispiece to each volume. With the bookplate...

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1896 2vol The French Revolution A History Illustrated Thomas Carlyle
1896 2vol The French Revolution A History Illustrated Thomas Carlyle

Price: £75.00

Two volumes of the historical work by Thomas Carlyle, 'The French Revolution', with illustrations throughout. 'The French Revolution. A History' by the eminent historian and author Thomas Carlyle. Illustrated, with tissue guards,...

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1896 3vol William Kaye A History of the Sepoy War in India Harlequin Set Maps
1896 3vol William Kaye A History of the Sepoy War in India Harlequin Set Maps

Price: £220.00

A three volume set on the history of the Sepoy War.Complete in three volumes, though the work was later extended to seven volumes under the title History of the Indian Mutiny of 1857-8' by G B Malleson.A three volume mixed edition...

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1896 43rd Report of The Department of Science and Art Education
1896 43rd Report of The Department of Science and Art Education

Price: £38.00

The Forty-Third Report of the Department Of Science and Art is an overview of the performance of schools across the country in the late nineteenth-century.Includes tables throughout detailed with class numbers and their respective...

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1896 Cocoa All About it by Historicus Illustrated Chocolate History Cadbury
1896 Cocoa All About it by Historicus Illustrated Chocolate History Cadbury

Price: £110.00

An attractive work on the history and cultivation of cocoa.Illustrated with 22 full page plates including 4 in colour. With a compliments slips from Cadbury Brothers.Historicus is the pen name for Richard Cadbury of Cadbury brothers....

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1896 Das Achilles-Schloss auf Corfu Constantin Christomanos Scarce Slipcase 1st
1896 Das Achilles-Schloss auf Corfu Constantin Christomanos Scarce Slipcase 1st

Price: £595.00

A fascinating and scarce work on the Achilleion palace.With original very scarce slipcase.The slipcase for this work was designed by L Hans Fischer. Illustrated throughout with photographs by Borri & Figlio and drawings...

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1896 Gibb Holmes Naval And Military Trophies First Edition Leather Binding
1896 Gibb Holmes Naval And Military Trophies First Edition Leather Binding

Price: £250.00

A illustrated first edition of this art collection on Naval and Military history, in attractive leather binding. Illustrated with 36 colour plates of water colour drawings by William Gibb, With an introduction by F. M. Viscount...

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1896 Illustrated History of the Union Stockyard Grand Humour First Edition Illustrated Scarce
1896 Illustrated History of the Union Stockyard Grand Humour First Edition Illustrated Scarce

Price: £375.00

A fascinating work, very scarce, on this landmark in 1890's Chicago. Containing humorous tales from the Union Stockyards in Chicago, or (as proclaimed in the text): "The Greatest Live...

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1896 Inderwick The Inner Temple Early History Records 1505-1603 First Edition
1896 Inderwick The Inner Temple Early History Records 1505-1603 First Edition

Price: £84.99

The Inner Temple: Its Early History, as Illustrated by its Records, 1505-1603, being a Calendar of the Inner Temple Records. With a photogravure to frontispiece and engraved decorative pieces. First edition. Edited with Introduction...

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1896 Les MARECHAUX De NAPOLEON Desire Lacroix Illustrated
1896 Les MARECHAUX De NAPOLEON Desire Lacroix Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A detailed and fascinating French history book about Napoleon's Marshalls. Featuring fifty four portraits and engravings. Two armorial bookplates to front pastedown and front free-endpaper. With original paper wraps bound...

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1896 Lieber's Standard Telegraphic Code B. Franklin Lieber Telegrams
1896 Lieber's Standard Telegraphic Code B. Franklin Lieber Telegrams

Price: £60.00

A collection of codeworks for use in telegrams, compiled by Benjamin Franklin Lieber. 'Lieber's Standard Telegraphic Code' is a simplified and condensed list of codewords used for telegrams....

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1896 The Inner Temple Early History Records 1505-1603 Inderwick First Edition
1896 The Inner Temple Early History Records 1505-1603 Inderwick First Edition

Price: £74.99

The Inner Temple: Its Early History, as Illustrated by its Records, 1505-1603, being a Calendar of the Inner Temple Records.  First edition. Edited with Introduction and Notes by F. A. Inderwick, a Master of the Bench, published...

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1896 The Year After the Armada Martin A. S. Hume First Edition Illustrated
1896 The Year After the Armada Martin A. S. Hume First Edition Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating collection of historical studies by the English historian Martin Andrew Sharp Hume. Collated, complete with five illustrated portrait plates. ...

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1896-1898 2vol Discovery of America John Fiske Illustrated Folding Map
1896-1898 2vol Discovery of America John Fiske Illustrated Folding Map

Price: £40.00

A very smart and copiously illustrated copy of this fascinating study of the Age of Discovery or Exploration in 'Ancient America', by the notable American philosopher and historian John Fiske. ...

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1896-1900 5vol Histoire de la Litterature Grecque Croiset Leather
1896-1900 5vol Histoire de la Litterature Grecque Croiset Leather

Price: £290.00

A complete five volume set of this fascinating history of Greek literature, by Alfred Croiset and Maurice Croiset. Alfred Croiset and Maurice Croiset were the two sons of the notable ancient...

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1896-1907 6vol Iliad Plato Tacitus Baker Tree Calf Illustrated Folding
1896-1907 6vol Iliad Plato Tacitus Baker Tree Calf Illustrated Folding

Price: £1,275.00

A lovely set of edited classical works, bound in a full tree calf signed binding by 'Baker & Son'. By Walter Leaf (ed.); James Adam (ed.); Henry Furneaux (ed.); H. F. Pelham (ed.); C. D....

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1896-97 4vol Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Sloane Illus
1896-97 4vol Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Sloane Illus

Price: £245.00

A complete four volume set of Sloane's informative and enlightening biography about Napoleon Bonaparte. Complete in four volumes. The ‘Life of Napoleon Bonaparte’ is a detailed...

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1897 List of Parish Registers and Other Genealogical Works F A Crisp
1897  List of Parish Registers and Other Genealogical Works F A Crisp

Price: £29.99

A list of genealogical and parish registers from across the country from a private press. Arranged by county. Bookplate of 'Heraldry Today' to rear pastedown.

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1897 2 Vol James Breck Perkins France Under Louis XV First Edition Fine binding
1897 2 Vol James Breck Perkins France Under Louis XV First Edition Fine binding

Price: £395.00

A two volume first edition of American historian James Breck Perkins' 'France Under Louis XV'.James Breck Perkins (1847 1910) was an American historian, a United States Congressman, and a writer. Recognized as the leading authority...

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1897 A Short History of Our Own Times Justin McCarthy
1897 A Short History of Our Own Times Justin McCarthy

Price: £88.00

A smart copy of this Justin McCarthy history of the British Empire.New edition.

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1897 English Wayfaring Life in the Middle Ages XIV Century Fifth Ed J Jusserand
1897 English Wayfaring Life in the Middle Ages XIV Century Fifth Ed J Jusserand

Price: £30.00

A concise historical work on the Middle Ages.Originally written by Jean Jules Jusserand. This edition has been translated from the original French of Jusserand into English by Lucy Toulmin Smith.Illustrated throughout.The fifth...

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1897 Family Records Ashworth P. Burke Genealogy Illustrated
1897 Family Records Ashworth P. Burke Genealogy Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A detailed genealogical anthology from editor of the Landed Gentry, Ashworth P. Burke. Illustrated with family crests throughout.

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1897 Genealogy List of Parish Registers and Other Genealogical Works F A Crisp
1897 Genealogy List of Parish Registers and Other Genealogical Works F A Crisp

Price: £29.99

A privately printed list of genealogical and parish registers from across the country. Arranged by county. Bookplate of 'George's, Park Street, Bristol' to front pastedown, and of 'Heraldry Today' to rear pastedown.

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1897 Madden Diary Of Master William Silence Study Shakespeare Elizabethan Sport
1897 Madden Diary Of Master William Silence Study Shakespeare Elizabethan Sport

Price: £69.99

The Diary of Master William Silence: A Study of Shakespeare and of Elizabethan Sport by the Right Hon. D. H. Madden. With illustrated head and tail pieces. First edition. A preface to front by the author dated April 23, 1897. Dodgson...

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1897 Natalia Condensed History Natal Zululand Ingram Illustrated Very Scarce 1st
1897 Natalia Condensed History Natal Zululand Ingram Illustrated Very Scarce 1st

Price: £140.00

A very scarce first edition of this work describing the history and colonisation of Natal and Zululand in South Africa, heavily illustrated throughout. A very scarce work. The first edition...

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1897 SHORT STUDIES ON GREAT SUBJECTS James Froude vol. iv
1897 SHORT STUDIES ON GREAT SUBJECTS James Froude vol. iv

Price: £37.99

A first edition of this fascinating collection of socio-historical essays, including Life and Times of Thomas Beckett, The Oxford Counter-Reformation and A Cagliostro of the Second Century. It features a prize bookplate on the front...

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1897 STORY CUBA Struggles Liberty MURAT HALSTEAD scarce
1897 STORY CUBA Struggles Liberty MURAT HALSTEAD scarce

Price: £44.99

A fascinating look at the history of Cuba, written by Murat Halstead (September 2, 1829 July 2, 1908), an American newspaper editor and magazine writer and a correspondent during three wars. Includes a frontispiece and many...

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1897 The Eastern Wonderland Picture of Japanese Life D. C. Angus Illustrated
1897 The Eastern Wonderland Picture of Japanese Life D. C. Angus Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A attractive bound copy of D. C. Angus on Japanese culture, to be read by young people. This work was designed with 'the object of giving English children- say from eight to fourteen years...

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1897 The Talisman A Tale of The Crusaders Sir Walter Scott Historical Novel
1897 The Talisman A Tale of The Crusaders Sir Walter Scott Historical Novel

Price: £40.00

An historical novel by popular author, Sir Walter Scott. With an illustrated frontispiece. The 'Victoria' edition of this work. Sir Walter Scott was a popular Scottish historical novelist. His...

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1897 William Andrews England in the Days of Old 1st Edition History
1897 William Andrews England in the Days of Old 1st Edition History

Price: £25.00

An interesting look at aspects of social and domestic history, from when wigs were worn to morris dancing. A first edition.

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1897-1908 25Vol Visitation of England and Wales F. A. Crisp Limited Signed Ed
1897-1908 25Vol Visitation of England and Wales F. A. Crisp Limited Signed Ed

Price: £900.00

A vast collection of these detailed genealogy works, being limited editions and privately printed. Each volume is limited to either one-hundred and fifty or five hundred copies, individually numbered and neatly signed by the...

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1897-98 3vol Glibert A' Beckett The Comic History of England Rome John Leech
1897-98 3vol Glibert A' Beckett The Comic History of England Rome John Leech

Price: £150.00

Three illustrated volumes of Beckett's Comic Histories of Rome and England.Gilbert Abbott Beckett (9 January 1811 30 August 1856) was an English humorist, and belonged to a family claiming descent from Thomas Becket.A'Beckett's intention,...

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1897-98 3vol The Comic History of England Rome Glibert Abbot A Becket John Leech
1897-98 3vol The Comic History of England Rome Glibert Abbot A Becket John Leech

Price: £165.00

Three illustrated volumes of Beckett's Comic Histories of Rome and England. Gilbert Abbott Beckett (9 January 1811 30 August 1856) was an English humorist, and belonged to a family claiming descent from Thomas Becket. A'Beckett's...

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1898 12Vol The Complete Works of Lord Macaulay Limited Edition Plates
1898 12Vol The Complete Works of Lord Macaulay Limited Edition Plates

Price: £120.00

A twelve volume set of the works of Lord Macaulay.Complete in twelve volumes.Volumes I-VI: The History of EnglandVolumes VII- X: Essays and BiographiesVolumes XI-XII: Speeches, Poems and Miscellaneous Writings. One of 1000 limited...

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1898 2vols France The Revolution The Constitution John Edward Courtenay Bodley
1898 2vols France The Revolution The Constitution John Edward Courtenay Bodley

Price: £95.00

The complete two volumes of John Edward Courtenay Bodley's France.With sections on 'The Revolution and Modern France', 'The Constitution and the Chief of State', 'The Parliamentary System' and 'Political Parties'.With a timeline of...

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1898 A Short History of Our Own Times Justin McCarthy New Edition
1898 A Short History of Our Own Times Justin McCarthy New Edition

Price: £38.00

An insight into Victorian history written from a contemporary standpoint. A new edition. Being from the accession of Queen Victoria to the general election of 1880. This work touches on the...

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1898 A Sketch Origin History Lower Mosley Street Day Sunday Schools Ephemera
1898 A Sketch Origin History Lower Mosley Street Day Sunday Schools Ephemera

Price: £49.99

A history of the Lower Mosley Street Day and Sunday Schools, with four interesting items of ephemera. Including two attractive tickets to reunion gatherings of past and present members of the Sunday School.

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1898 Charles I John Skelton Jean Boussod First Edition Colour Illustrated
1898 Charles I John Skelton Jean Boussod First Edition Colour Illustrated

Price: £155.00

A beautifully illustrated biography of Charles I, by the renowned Scottish author Sir John Skelton. Published by the renowned fine art publisher, Goupil and co. Collated, with complete forty...

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1898 Folk-Lore Old Customs and Tales Signed First Edition Fletcher Moss Uncommon
1898 Folk-Lore Old Customs and Tales Signed First Edition Fletcher Moss Uncommon

Price: £180.00

An uncommon signed first edition of this fascinating work on English folk-lore of Didsbury near Manchester. With many monochrome photographs.Inscribed by the author to dedication page, as well as by a previous owner to the front endpaper....

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1898 Jeanne d'Arc M le Nordez Fine Binding Engraved Plates
1898 Jeanne d'Arc M le Nordez Fine Binding Engraved Plates

Price: £148.00

A sizeable history of the life of Joan of Arc, in French.Illustrated throughout with 33 plates and numerous engravings in the text.Albert-Leon-Marie Le Nordez (Montebourg 1844- 1922) was a French bishop of Dijon, from 1898, who was...

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1898 Lady Newdigate-Newdegate The Cheverels History Genealogy Illustrations
1898 Lady Newdigate-Newdegate The Cheverels History Genealogy Illustrations

Price: £30.00

A history of the Newdegate family at the Arbury Estate up to 1898. The title, The Cheverels, was taken from the characters created by George Eliot, who based Cheverel Manor on Arbury Hall.

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1898 Russia’s Sea Power Navy George Sydenham Clarke Maps Illustrated First Ed
1898 Russia’s Sea Power Navy George Sydenham Clarke Maps Illustrated First Ed

Price: £55.00

A work of naval history exploring the history of the Russian Navy up until the late nineteenth century. A scarce copy of this work by George Clarke. In the publisher's original cloth binding....

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1898 SCARCE Crecy and Calais George Wrottesley LIMITED FIRST EDITION
1898 SCARCE Crecy and Calais George Wrottesley LIMITED FIRST EDITION

Price: £995.00

This is a scarce first edition of this history of the battle and banners of Crecy and Calais.Limited to 100 copies.This edition is signed "Stirling" , a relation to John De Stirling who is mentioned throughout the book. Sir John...

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1898 The Story of The Philippines Murat Halstead Illustrated History
1898 The Story of The Philippines Murat Halstead Illustrated History

Price: £120.00

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1898 Transactions of Second International Library Conference First Edition Talks
1898 Transactions of Second International Library Conference First Edition Talks

Price: £59.99

A scarce first edition of talks given at the second international library conference. The conference included the American Library Association and representatives from Austria to Japan.Chapters on female library assistants and competitive...

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1898 W. H. Mallock Aristocracy & Evolution
1898 W. H. Mallock Aristocracy & Evolution

Price: £59.99

A very good and attractive copy of Mallock's Aristocracy and Evolution.William Hurrell Mallock (1849 1923) was an English novelist and economics writer.The book contains such chapters as 'The Motives of the Exceptional Wealth-Producer',...

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1898-1901 3vol The Publications of Surtees Society Account Rolls Abbey Durham
1898-1901 3vol The Publications of Surtees Society Account Rolls Abbey Durham

Price: £59.99

Three volumes containing extracts from the account rolls of the Abbey of Durham. Volumes 99, 100 and 103 only. The Surtees Society is a text publication society based in Durham in northern England. The society was established on...

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1898/1899 2vol Samuel Gardiner John Skelton First Edition Cromwell Charles
1898/1899 2vol Samuel Gardiner John Skelton First Edition Cromwell Charles

Price: £390.00

An uncommon two volume set of books on Charles I and Oliver Cromwell. Commanding conflicting forces during the English Civil War, Charles' belief in the Divine Right Of Kings as well his marriage to a Roman Catholic was at odds with...

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1899 2vols The Essays of Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson
1899 2vols The Essays of Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Price: £195.00

A uncommon set of The Essays of Emerson. Complete in two volumes. Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century....

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1899 4vol Memoirs of the Duc de Saint-Simon Wormeley First Thus Edition Illustrated
1899 4vol Memoirs of the Duc de Saint-Simon Wormeley First Thus Edition Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A first edition copy of Wormeley's translation of the copious memoirs of Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, deemed as a 'classic' of French literature, giving a detailed and entertaining account of the last year of...

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1899 A History of French Literature Edward Dowden New Impression Relfe Binding
1899 A History of French Literature Edward Dowden New Impression Relfe Binding

Price: £50.00

An historical work regarding French literature.In a prize binding by Relfe Brothers. Their binder's stamp is to the verso of front endpaper.This book was a prize from Thetford Girls' Grammar School as noted by the school crest to the...

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1899 British Empire and Alliances Scholes First Edition Very Scarce Illustrated
1899 British Empire and Alliances Scholes First Edition Very Scarce Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this fascinating critique of British imperialism, by the prolific Black Edwardian author Theophilus E. S. Scholes. Theophilus E. S. Scholes was a Jamaica-born,...

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1899 Caesar's Conquest of Gaul Thomas Holmes First Edition Folding Maps
1899 Caesar's Conquest of Gaul Thomas Holmes First Edition Folding Maps

Price: £240.00

The first edition of this important history of the Roman conquest of Gaul from Thomas Rice Holmes. Illustrated with nine folding plates (collated, complete) and an engraved frontispiece. Thomas Rice Edward Holmes (24 May...

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1899 Coronation Book of CHARLES V of France by DEWICK
1899 Coronation Book of CHARLES V of France by DEWICK

Price: £69.99

A scarce copy of The Coronation Book of Charles V. of France by the Henry Bradshaw Society. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and armorial decoration. First edition. With 41 plates, seven of which are in colour. ...

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1899 Lives And Times Of the Early Valois Queens By C Bearne Illustrated First Ed
1899 Lives And Times Of the Early Valois Queens By C Bearne Illustrated First Ed

Price: £130.00

A history of the Lives and Times of the Early Valois Queens illustrated by Edwards H. Bearne from ancient drawings, prints, etc. A history of three Queens who were powerful and influential, taking part in the most important events...

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1899 Modern England From the Reform Bill Justin McCarthy Relfe Binding
1899 Modern England From the Reform Bill Justin McCarthy Relfe Binding

Price: £74.99

An attractively-bound history of England from the Napoleonic wars to the abolition of slavery. Illustrated throughout with numerous engravings. Bound by the Relfe brothers (ink stamp to front endpaper).

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1899 Modern Spain 1788-1898 The Story of Nations Hume First Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1899 Modern Spain 1788-1898 The Story of Nations Hume First Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £37.00

An attractive uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating study of Spain in the late eighteenth and nineteenth century, by the English historian Martin Andrew Sharp Hume. In the publisher's...

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1899 The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley Complete One Volume
1899 The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley Complete One Volume

Price: £68.00

John Lothrop Motley's famous historical work.Complete in one volume. In a Relfe brother's binding, as indicated by the binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper.With a prize bookplate of Thetford Girls Grammar School to front pastedown.John...

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1899 The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley Frontispiece
1899 The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley Frontispiece

Price: £49.99

J. L. Motley's popular history of the Netherlands, first published in 1856. With a frontispiece. A new edition, complete in one volume.

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1899 The Rise of the DUTCH REPUBLIC Lothrop Motley
1899 The Rise of the DUTCH REPUBLIC Lothrop Motley

Price: £59.99

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. With frontispiece...

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1899-1900 4Vol How England Saved Europe Fitchett Maps Illustrations
1899-1900 4Vol How England Saved Europe Fitchett Maps Illustrations

Price: £280.00

This is a four volume set, the first American edition, of this history of the Napoleonic Wars.Complete in four volumes.Illustrated throughout with portraits, facsimiles and plans.William Henry Fitchett was an Australian journalist...

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1899-1901 5vol Works of Francis Parkman Oregon Pioneers of France and More
1899-1901 5vol Works of Francis Parkman Oregon Pioneers of France and More

Price: £125.00

A collection of works by American historian Francis Parkman New Library edition. Containing volume I (Pioneers of France in the New World), volume II (The Jesuits in North America in Seventeenth Century), volume III (La Salle and...

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1900 17vols in1 Excursions British Association for the Advancement of Science
1900 17vols in1 Excursions British Association for the Advancement of Science

Price: £120.00

An interesting and scarce source used by members of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Bradford, for their excursions. Being a collection of useful guides for various activities and locations around...

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