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1700 Les Delices des Pais Bas Delights of the Netherlands Fold Out Illustrations
1700 Les Delices des Pais Bas Delights of the Netherlands Fold Out Illustrations

Price: £1,900.00

A scarce illustrated edition of the features of the Netherlands.A general description of the seventeen provinces, the main cities and places renamed in the situation they are from Ryswyck. Printed in French with fold out illustrations...

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1720 2vol A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster John Stow John
1720 2vol A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster John Stow John

Price: £700.00

A scarce and highly influential work by John Stow, which was edited and extended by John Strype. Missing the seventy engraved plates and maps. But including the widely admired and influential text.Would be 8-10,000 with the plates.First...

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1732 New Remarks of London or a Survey of the Cities Churches Schools Prayer
1732 New Remarks of London or a Survey of the Cities Churches Schools Prayer

Price: £425.00

A geographical survey of London and its surrounding areas, compiled by the company of Parish-Clerks. A fascinating eighteenth century survey of London. This work discusses the value of various...

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1744 Notitia Monastica ABBIES PRIORIES Houses Friers England Wales
1744 Notitia Monastica ABBIES PRIORIES Houses Friers England Wales

Price: £395.00

A wonderful early work outlining all the places of religious life and worship in England and Wales. Second Edition. With portrait frontispiece and three further plates featuring coats of arms. With an index of the religious houses...

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1765 The Laws and Customs Rights Liberties City of London Robert Withy Scarce
1765 The Laws and Customs Rights Liberties City of London Robert Withy Scarce

Price: £350.00

A scarce history of the laws of London from the latter half of the eighteenth century.First and only edition. Including charters from the time of the Norman invasion to the date of publication, acts of Parliament, court proceedings,...

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1778 A Tour in Wales Illustrated Thomas Pennant First Edition
1778 A Tour in Wales Illustrated Thomas Pennant First Edition

Price: £136.00

A lavishly-illustrated tour of Wales from the late-eighteenth century. First edition.Illustrated throughout with twenty-six engraved plates, eleven of which are folding (collated, complete).With additions to the rear, though...

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1783 Antiquities of England and Wales Francis Grose Hampshire and Isle of Wight
1783 Antiquities of England and Wales Francis Grose Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Price: £295.00

A chapter from Grose's Antiquities of England and Wales on Hampshire, rebound as a single volume. Taken from Grose's eight-volume set, The Antiquities of England and Wales. With four additional plates loosely inserted, depicting Caresbroke...

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1787-1796 6vols Marshalls The Rural Economy Gloucestershire The West and Norfolk
1787-1796 6vols Marshalls The Rural Economy Gloucestershire The West and Norfolk

Price: £700.00

Six volumes of William Marshall's Rural Economy. Comprising of the complete two volume sets of three of his works. Marshall's extensive work on Rural Economy eventually spanned to twelve volumes. The bindings to this work have...

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1788 England Delineated or a Geographical Description of Every County Aikin 1st
1788 England Delineated or a Geographical Description of Every County Aikin 1st

Price: £70.00

A geographical work on England and Wales.The first edition of this work.No author to the title page, Copac attributes authorship to John Aikin.This work is a descriptive work on the individual counties of England and Wales.Lacking...

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1790 2vol Tour in Scotland Voyage to the Hebrides Thomas Pennant Fifth Ed
1790 2vol Tour in Scotland Voyage to the Hebrides Thomas Pennant Fifth Ed

Price: £750.00

A beautifully illustrated travelogue on Scotland by Thomas Pennant. The fifth edition of this work, comprising of the first and second volumes of this three volume set. This set is volumes...

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1794 PARISH of MELROSE Topography MAITLAND Milne
1794 PARISH of MELROSE Topography MAITLAND Milne

Price: £119.99

Original grey/blue paper wraps. A scarce work by Rev Adam Milne describing in detail the Parish of Melrose. William Maitland (c.1693-1757), author of substantial illustrated books on the cities of London and Edinburgh, also circularised...

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1795 The History of Sandford and Merton Intended for Children 3 Volumes in 1
1795 The History of Sandford and Merton Intended for Children 3 Volumes in 1

Price: £78.00

An eighteenth-century copy of the bestselling children's anthology of stories from Thomas Day. Seventh edition, corrected. Illustrated with engraved frontispieces to each volume. Complete in three volumes, bound in one.

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1797 Picturesque Views on the River Wye First Edition Illustrated
1797 Picturesque Views on the River Wye First Edition Illustrated

Price: £425.00

The first edition of this uncommon guide to the River Wye in England. Illustrated, with a single page engraved map, 30 sepia aquatint plates and one engraved portrait plate. In a lovely 'Period Binders' of Bath binding....

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1798 History and Antiquities of Tewkesbury Dyde Second Edition Illustrated
1798 History and Antiquities of Tewkesbury Dyde Second Edition Illustrated

Price: £190.00

A fascinating work on the history of the town and civil parish Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire, England, by William Dyde. A second edition copy. Featuring a list of subscribers to the front...

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1798 Observations on the Western Parts of England First Ed William Gilpin Illus
1798 Observations on the Western Parts of England First Ed William Gilpin Illus

Price: £395.00

The first edition of this charming work on the West of England by William Gilpin. Illustrated, with eighteen tinted plates of various locations in the Western parts of England. A fascinating...

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1803 Part II of Topography and Statistical Description of the County of York Folding Plates
1803 Part II of Topography and Statistical Description of the County of York Folding Plates

Price: £34.00

Part II of George Alexander Cooke's exploration of the historic county of Yorkshire. Illustrated with two very good quality folding plates to the front of the volume. Part II of Topography...

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1803-08 3vol The Beauties of England and Wales Hampshire Dorset Devon Kent
1803-08 3vol The Beauties of England and Wales Hampshire Dorset Devon Kent

Price: £150.00

Three volumes from the 'Beauties of England and Wales' series, uniformly bound and beautifully illustrated, this set comprises of topography and local history of various English counties. With...

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1806-8 5vol The Beauties of Scotland Agriculture Commerce Mines etc Illustrated
1806-8 5vol The Beauties of Scotland Agriculture Commerce Mines etc Illustrated

Price: £585.00

The first edition of this topographical work.Adorned with engravings of points of interest in Scotland throughout. Collated, appears to be lacking two plates to volume IV, otherwise complete.Appears to be lacking the engravings...

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1808 2vol A Topographical Dictionary of England Nicholas Carlisle Scarce First
1808 2vol A Topographical Dictionary of England Nicholas Carlisle Scarce First

Price: £500.00

This is an attractive two volume first edition set of this important topographical work.Volume I- A-KYTVolume II- L-ZExhibiting the names of the several cities, towns, parishes, tythings, townships and hamlets with the county and division...

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1808 Magna Britannia Topographical Account Cambridgeshire Map
1808 Magna Britannia Topographical Account Cambridgeshire Map

Price: £250.00

A first edition of this topographical guide to Cambridgeshire from Daniel and Samuel Lysons.Volume II, Part I.Illustrated throughout with thirty-three plates (collated, complete), including a coloured plate and a double-page map of...

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1813 Beauties of England and Wales J. Hodgson F. C. Laird Illustrated
1813 Beauties of England and Wales J. Hodgson F. C. Laird Illustrated

Price: £85.00

An illustrated work on the beauties of Nottinghamshire and Northumberland, written by John Hodgson and F. C. Laird. Incomplete, being Part One of Volume XII. This volume contains Northumberland,...

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1814 A Concise History of the Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew John Davis
1814 A Concise History of the Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew John Davis

Price: £60.00

A history of Wells Cathedral from John Davis. Illustrated with three folding plates.

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1814 Excursions in Kent Gloucester Hereford Monmouth and Somerset Malcolm Illus
1814 Excursions in Kent Gloucester Hereford Monmouth and Somerset Malcolm Illus

Price: £195.00

A second edition of James Peller Malcolm's fascinating topographical study. 'Illustrated by descriptive sketches of the most interesting places and buildings; particularly the cathedrals of Canterbury, Gloucester, Hereford and Bristol....

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1817 List of Villages and Towns in the County of York William Faden Very Scarce
1817 List of Villages and Towns in the County of York William Faden Very Scarce

Price: £90.00

A very scarce copy of this topographical work on the county of York, produced by the former royal geographer to King George III. A very scarce work. This work was produced to accompany a 'New...

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1818 3v A Bibliographical Account of Principal Works Relating to Eng Topography
1818 3v A Bibliographical Account of Principal Works Relating to Eng Topography

Price: £350.00

A bibliographical writing on topographical studies.With a frontispiece to every volume.The first edition of this work.William Upcott was an English librarian and antiquary.

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1820-4 4 Vol in 1 Historical Churches of Canterbury Oxford Lichfield Wells Illus
1820-4 4 Vol in 1 Historical Churches of Canterbury Oxford Lichfield Wells Illus

Price: £1,200.00

of the Architecture of that Edifice; with Biographical Anecdotes of the Archbishops, Ect. The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Oxford; Illustrated by a Series of Engravings, of Views, Plans, Elevations, Sections,...

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1822 Atlas ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY Samuel BULTER Schools SCARCE
1822 Atlas ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY Samuel BULTER Schools SCARCE

Price: £195.00

A gorgeous collection of old colour maps of ancient worlds. From the author of Modern and Ancient Geography for the use of Schools. With advert for Samuel Butler's other works to front pastedown. Sameuel Butler was the Archdeacon...

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1823 A New Picture of London Practical and Historical Guide Scarce
1823 A New Picture of London Practical and Historical Guide Scarce

Price: £255.00

A topographical guide to London for the year 1823.Including details of the naval department, the law department, commercial establishments, schools, and more. Bookplate of one Charles Edward H. Chadwuyck Healey to front pastedown....

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1823 Scenes in England Isaac Taylor Illus Folding Frontispiece Children's Travel
1823 Scenes in England Isaac Taylor Illus Folding Frontispiece Children's Travel

Price: £98.00

An uncommon copy of 'Scenes in England' by Isaac Taylor, illustrated throughout with a folding map frontispiece. A charming topographical guide for children. The second edition of this work....

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1823 Welsh Scenery From Drawings Captain Batty Illustrated 1st
1823 Welsh Scenery From Drawings Captain Batty Illustrated 1st

Price: £175.00

A beautifully illustrated collection of illustrations of Welsh scenes, drawn by Robert Batty. The first edition of this work. This collection of Robert Batty's illustrations include plates...

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1824 An Illustrated Itinerary of the County of Lancaster Redding First Illus
1824 An Illustrated Itinerary of the County of Lancaster Redding First Illus

Price: £44.00

A first edition of this illustrated topography of Lancashire.Complete with 8 full page plates, one map and several vignettes.Final page of many text incorrectly numbered 238, actually is 338.A fascinating work on Lancashire and it's...

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1824 Anon Delineations Of The Country of Gloucester Illustrated Engraved Title
1824 Anon Delineations Of The Country of Gloucester Illustrated Engraved Title

Price: £75.00

An illustrated work on the county of Gloucester, featuring its principle towns and estates, from 1824.Containing many beautiful plates of illustrations, showing the grand country houses of the country, accompanied by their descriptions...

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1824 G B Depping L'Angleterre ou Description Hebrides Orknes Shetland Three Maps
1824 G B Depping L'Angleterre ou Description Hebrides Orknes Shetland Three Maps

Price: £200.00

An early 19th century French guide to the British Isles; the part dealing with the Shetlands, Orkneys, and Hebrides.The work is organised into three sections, each one devoted to one of the island groups. Each section is prefaced with...

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1825 2vol History of the Borough of Colchester Cromwell Illus Folding Plates 1st
1825 2vol History of the Borough of Colchester Cromwell Illus Folding Plates 1st

Price: £110.00

Thomas Kitson Cromwell's work on the history of Colchester, illustrated throughout with many plates and two folding maps. The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. This work...

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1826 N T Carrington Darmoor A Descriptive Poem Plates Illus Burt Topography
1826 N T Carrington Darmoor A Descriptive Poem Plates Illus Burt Topography

Price: £220.00

An illustrated first edition of this narrative poem.With twelve etched plates.With a half title and with the subscribers list and publisher's advertisment to the rear.With fascinating marginalia throughout by Charles H Croxford c1900.Noel...

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1827 Metropolitan Improvements Or London in the Nineteenth Century James Elmes
1827 Metropolitan Improvements Or London in the Nineteenth Century James Elmes

Price: £180.00

An architectural study of the building developments in London in the nineteenth century.Illustrated with one hundred and forty engraved plates, and an engraved title page. With details of the palaces, parks, river scenery, bridges...

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1828 5vol The Glasgow Geography Illustrated Folding Maps Scarce
1828 5vol The Glasgow Geography Illustrated Folding Maps Scarce

Price: £770.00

A very scarce and fully illustrated work on the geography of the world, illustrated with numerous folding plates throughout. Complete in five volumes. Scarce, especially with all five volumes....

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1828 Cameleon Sketches John Timbs Presentation Copy
1828 Cameleon Sketches John Timbs Presentation Copy

Price: £770.00

A scarce work of topography, exploring the city of London. Presentation copy, inscribed "With the Authors best compliments". All of Timbs works are rare and this is considered the hardest to find of all. With original printers'...

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1828 Mathews's Bristol Guide Folding Maps Illustrated Clifton Hotwells
1828 Mathews's Bristol Guide Folding Maps Illustrated Clifton Hotwells

Price: £220.00

A lovely work of British topography, exploring the city of Bristol in the South West of England. Seventh edition. A charming guide to the city of Bristol in the first half of the 19th century,...

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1828 Picturesque Beauties of Great Britain Kent Illustrated Shepherd Gastineau
1828 Picturesque Beauties of Great Britain Kent Illustrated Shepherd Gastineau

Price: £210.00

A profusely illustrated work looking at the picturesque scenery of Kent, in a signed binding by R. King. In a signed binding by R. King, with a binders label to the front pastedown. This work...

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1829 2vol Jones' Views of the Seats Mansions Castles in England Illustrated
1829 2vol Jones' Views of the Seats Mansions Castles in England Illustrated

Price: £345.00

Two profusely illustrated works on the significant seats, castles, and mansions of prominent nineteenth century noblemen of England. In two volumes. This work is a thorough look at the houses...

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1829 Modern Athens or Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century Historical Topographic
1829 Modern Athens or Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century Historical Topographic

Price: £300.00

The first edition of this illustrated volume regarding Edinburgh.Illustrated with 48 full page engravings, including the title page. Engravings are from original drawings by Mr Thomas H Shepherd.From the library of Docteur L J Fournier,...

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1829 The County Album Topographical Hieroglyphics England and Wales Childrens'
1829 The County Album Topographical Hieroglyphics England and Wales Childrens'

Price: £195.00

A children's guide to the counties of England. Illustrated with numerous small vignettes in place of some of the words. With details of their main industries, history, and topographical detail.

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1829 Treatise on Practical Surveying and Military Sketching First Edition
1829 Treatise on Practical Surveying and Military Sketching First Edition

Price: £390.00

A scarce first edition of Treatise on Practical Surveying and Topographical Plan Drawing.With 6 plates, collated complete.With descriptions and instructions of the use of instruments such as a surveying compass, sextant, and spirit...

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1830 History of the County of York Thomas Allen 1 Vol Only Illustrated
1830 History of the County of York Thomas Allen 1 Vol Only Illustrated

Price: £75.00

An illustrated work on the topographical history of the East Riding of Yorkshire, being one volume of six, written by Thomas Allen. One volume only, being Volume IV of VI volumes. Lacking a...

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1830 The History and Description of Ipswich by G R Clarke First Illustrated
1830 The History and Description of Ipswich by G R Clarke First Illustrated

Price: £250.00

An informative history of the town of Ipswich and its surroundings. First edition. With many in-text illustrations and plates; collated complete. The frontispiece shows a scene of Ipswich from the Ostrich, and the title page is...

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1830 The History and Description of the Town and Borough of Ipswich First Clarke
1830 The History and Description of the Town and Borough of Ipswich First Clarke

Price: £165.00

An informative history of the town of Ipswich and its surroundings. First edition. With many in-text illustrations and plates; collated complete. The frontispiece shows a scene of Ipswich from the Ostrich, and the title page is...

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1831 2Vol The Scottish Gael or Celtic Manners Inhabitants of Scotland Logan 1st
1831 2Vol The Scottish Gael or Celtic Manners Inhabitants of Scotland Logan 1st

Price: £395.00

A highly detailed set of historical and descriptive accounts on the inhabitants, antiquities, and national customs of Scotland. First edition. Adorned with beautiful hand-coloured plates. Collated complete with a frontispiece to...

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1831 Gleanings of the Histories of Holywell Flint Saint Asaph J Poole Fold Out
1831 Gleanings of the Histories of Holywell Flint Saint Asaph J Poole Fold Out

Price: £85.00

A first edition of this topography work by J. Poole.Detailing the antiquities and surrounding scenes of the title areas, with a statistical and geographical account of North Wales in General, and a fold out etching of St. Winefreds...

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1833 2vol A Topographical Dictionary of Wales Samuel Lewis Uncommon Maps First
1833 2vol A Topographical Dictionary of Wales Samuel Lewis Uncommon Maps First

Price: £325.00

The first edition of this topographical dictionary of Wales.'Comprising the Several Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Corporate and Market Towns, Parishes, Chapelries and Townships with Historical and Statistical Descriptions'Complete with...

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1833 2vol SHARPE'S Peerage of the British Empire Volume the First and Second
1833 2vol SHARPE'S Peerage of the British Empire Volume the First and Second

Price: £99.99

A two volume set of 'Sharpe's Peerage of the British Empire. Exhibiting its Present State, and Deducing the Existing Descents from the Ancient Nobility of England, Scotland and Ireland'. Includes a comprehensive list of the precedency...

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1833 Leigh's Guide to Wales and Monmouthshire Frontispiece Folding Map
1833 Leigh's Guide to Wales and Monmouthshire Frontispiece Folding Map

Price: £120.00

The second edition of Leigh's guide to Wales and Monmouthshire, illustrated with a folding map and a frontispiece. The second edition of this work. 'Leigh's Guide' offers a fascinating insight...

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1834 2vol Topography Rome and Vicinity Gell Folding Plate First Edition Scarce
1834 2vol Topography Rome and Vicinity Gell Folding Plate First Edition Scarce

Price: £240.00

A scarce first edition copy of William Gell's notable and influential study of classical topography on Rome and 'its vicinity'. Complete in two volumes. Sir William Gell was a British classical...

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1834 A New Picturesque Steam-Boat Companion In An Excursion to Greenhithe Scarce
1834 A New Picturesque Steam-Boat Companion In An Excursion to Greenhithe Scarce

Price: £135.00

A very scarce companion to a river cruise throughout Kent, with additional topographical notes and appendixes. Undated, dated using Copac. Rebound with new endpapers and close cropped pages....

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1834 Eighty Picturesque Views on the Thames and Medway Text Only
1834 Eighty Picturesque Views on the Thames and Medway Text Only

Price: £100.00

A collection of descriptions of scenes and houses in the Thames area. Containing the historical descriptions by W. G. Fearnside only, and without the eighty engraved plates.Illustrated throughout with numerous engravings in the text....

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1835 Thomas Horsfield The History Antiquities and Topography Sussex Illustrated
1835 Thomas Horsfield The History Antiquities and Topography Sussex Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A large single volume of The History, Antiquities, and Topography of the County of SussexFirst EditionVolume II of two only. Illustrated with 25 plates and a folding map of sussex. Lacking frontispiece.Rev. Thomas Walker Horsfield...

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1836 2vol Switzerland Illustrated W H Bartlett Views First Edition Beattie
1836 2vol Switzerland Illustrated W H Bartlett Views First Edition Beattie

Price: £550.00

An illustrated study of the history and geography of Switzerland. First editions. Illustrated throughout with one hundred and six plates taken from views by W. H. Bartlett, including one folding map. William Henry Bartlett (March...

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1836 Bowman's Guide to Richmond and the Neighbourhood Scarce Illustrated
1836 Bowman's Guide to Richmond and the Neighbourhood Scarce Illustrated

Price: £150.00

A very scarce copy of this informative guide to Richmond and Rokeby, with four plates and an interesting list of rare plants in Richmond. A very scarce work. This is a charming guide to Richmond...

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1837 Beauties of the Country Rural Scenery Thomas Miller Illustrated First
1837 Beauties of the Country Rural Scenery Thomas Miller Illustrated First

Price: £40.00

An illustrated work on the scenery and nature during the year throughout England, written by the poet Thomas Miller. 'Beauties of the Country' looks at the scenery and rural scenes of England...

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1837-38 2vol Heath's Picturesque Annual Ireland Ritchie Creswick McClise Illus
1837-38 2vol Heath's Picturesque Annual Ireland Ritchie Creswick McClise Illus

Price: £245.00

Scarce in the original velvet binding, a two volume fully illustrated set of works looking at Ireland in the early nineteenth century, by Leitch Ritchie. Complete in two volumes. Bound in...

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1839 Account of Brimham Rocks West Riding of Yorkshire Illus Very Scarce
1839 Account of Brimham Rocks West Riding of Yorkshire Illus Very Scarce

Price: £230.00

A very scarce copy of this illustrated guide to Brimham Rocks in Yorkshire. A very scarce work. The second 'improved' edition of this work. This is an informative guide to Brimham Rocks, a...

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1840 Speculi Britanniae Pars Historical Chronological Description Essex Norden
1840 Speculi Britanniae Pars Historical Chronological Description Essex Norden

Price: £50.00

John Norden's county history of Essex.Edited from the original manuscript held at the Marquess of Salisbury's Library at Hatfield by Sir Henry Ellis. With a folding map of the county of Essex. John Norden planned a series of county...

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1843 History of the Parish of Grittleton J. E. Jackson John Britton Illus Signed
1843 History of the Parish of Grittleton J. E. Jackson John Britton Illus Signed

Price: £190.00

An illustrated history of the parish of Grittleton in Wiltshire, written by John Jackson, with an essay by John Britton. Signed by the author to the recto to the front endpaper, 'Mr Rev Joseph...

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1845 An Accompaniment to Mitchells Map of the World On Mercators Projection
1845 An Accompaniment to Mitchells Map of the World On Mercators Projection

Price: £115.00

A companion volume to Mitchell's Map of The World.This volume has a wealth of information on varying countries, from individual states of the United States to continents.Written by Samuel Augustus Mitchell, an American...

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1845 Reflections on Names and Places in Devonshire Leather British Topography
1845 Reflections on Names and Places in Devonshire Leather British Topography

Price: £75.00

A interesting work of local interest, this anonymously published work explore the English country of Devonshire Anonymously published the work was later attributed to Miss Cornish. Not much...

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1846 Sketches of Durham Objects of Interest Rev. George Ornsby Illustrated
1846 Sketches of Durham Objects of Interest Rev. George Ornsby Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A work of local interesting exploring the beautiful English city of Durham, written by a curate of the city. A charming work of local topography from the 19th century. Illustrated with a...

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1846 The Wanderings of a Pen and Pencil Palmer Crowquill Illustrated
1846 The Wanderings of a Pen and Pencil Palmer Crowquill Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A charming and poetic work from the wanderings of two 'pilgrims seeking the relics and legends of a remote and by-gone period'. First Edition. Including a vignette title. Featuring several plates throughout with maps of the writers'...

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1846 WANDERINGS PEN Pencil Palmer Crowquill
1846 WANDERINGS PEN Pencil Palmer Crowquill

Price: £115.00

A charming and poetic work from the wanderings of two 'pilgrims seeking the relics and legends of a remote and by-gone period'. Including a vignette title. Featuring several plates throughout with maps of the writers' routes. With...

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1846-1851 3vol in 1 Warwick Woodlands My Shooting Box Frank Forester A. L. Day Binding
1846-1851 3vol in 1 Warwick Woodlands My Shooting Box Frank Forester A. L. Day Binding

Price: £485.00

An excellent collection of three very scarce illustrated works by Frank Forester, bound together in a handsome morocco binding by A. L. Day. Very scarce. My Shooting Box and The Deerstalkers...

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1847 Blacks County Maps of Scotland Renfrew Scarce Colour Map
1847 Blacks County Maps of Scotland Renfrew Scarce Colour Map

Price: £140.00

A small and concise map of Renfrew, Scotland.Scarce.Containing a coloured fold out map of Renfrew, formally known as Strathgrif was part of Lanarkshire until the 15th century. With two 'E Chapman' bookplates loosely inserted..

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1847 History Gazetteer and Directory of Cumberland Mannix Whellan Topography
1847 History Gazetteer and Directory of Cumberland Mannix Whellan Topography

Price: £98.00

A fascinating general survey of the county of Cumberland, with reference to the topographical, historical and statistical aspects of the area. The first edition. Uncommon. Complete in one...

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1848 Historic Lands of England J. Bernard Burke Chatsworth Hardwick Illustrated
1848 Historic Lands of England J. Bernard Burke Chatsworth Hardwick Illustrated

Price: £135.00

An illustrated look at significant houses and castle in England, written by the genealogist John Bernard Burke. 'The Historic Lands of England' looks at the historic houses in England, the castles...

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1848 Memorials of the Public Buildings of Oxford by the Rev. James Ingram
1848 Memorials of the Public Buildings of Oxford by the Rev. James Ingram

Price: £195.00

A scarce edition of this book of the Public Buildings of Oxford by the Rev. James Ingram.A new edition.With eighteen black and white full-page plates.

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1848 The Abbey Church of Tewkesbury J. L. Petit Illustrated Very Scarce Plans
1848 The Abbey Church of Tewkesbury J. L. Petit Illustrated Very Scarce Plans

Price: £165.00

A very scarce work of local history being an exploration of the church in Tewkesbury. In the publisher's original cloth binding, this copy is profusely illustrated with drawings and plans throughout. ...

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1848 Windsor Castle and its Environs Ritchie Jesse Illustrated Second Edition
1848 Windsor Castle and its Environs Ritchie Jesse Illustrated Second Edition

Price: £50.00

A second edition copy of this fascinating history of Windsor Castle and Eton College by Leitch Ritchie. Leitch Ritchie was a Scottish writer and journalist, best known for his novel 'Wearyfoot...

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1849 2vols A Tour of Sutherlandshire Charles St John Travel First Edition
1849 2vols A Tour of Sutherlandshire Charles St John Travel First Edition

Price: £95.00

A two volume set of works by Charles St. John exploring the northern Scottish count of Sutherland. This work of travel writing discusses the wildlife of the area, and is illustrated with several woodcut plates. ...

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1850 5vol Brayley Topographical History of Surrey Folding Plates Illustrated
1850 5vol Brayley Topographical History of Surrey Folding Plates Illustrated

Price: £590.00

A complete five volume set of this fascinating and copiously illustrated study of the topography of Surrey by Edward Wedlake Brayley. Edward Wedlake Brayley was an English antiquary and topographer,...

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1850 Physician's Holiday Month in Switzerland 1848 Forbes Scarce Illustrated
1850 Physician's Holiday Month in Switzerland 1848 Forbes Scarce Illustrated

Price: £240.00

A copy of this scarce travel work by the distinguished Scottish physician John Forbes, who notably translated the classic French medical text 'De L'Auscultation Mediate' by Rene Laennec, and served as the Queen's physician...

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1853 Appendicia et Pertinentiae Sussex J W Warter First Edition West Tarring
1853 Appendicia et Pertinentiae Sussex J W Warter First Edition West Tarring

Price: £35.00

An historical and topographical look at the parish of West Tarring, its people and buildings. The first edition of this work. In the publisher's original binding. John Wood Warter wrote this...

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1853 Saunterings In and About London Max Schlesinger Illustrated Dalziel
1853 Saunterings In and About London Max Schlesinger Illustrated Dalziel

Price: £140.00

A personal account of Schlesinger's tour of London.Translated from the German by Otto Wenckstern.Illustrated with several plates by the Dalziel brothers.

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1853 The Cheshire Lancashire Illustrated Collector Vol I T Worthington Barlow
1853 The Cheshire Lancashire Illustrated Collector Vol I T Worthington Barlow

Price: £59.99

A collection of issues of the periodical The Chesire and Lancashire Collector, which aimed to, "become a receptacle for those scraps of information relating to local history which at present are bandied about as mere "waifs and strays"...

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1855 A Ramble Through Normandy George M Musgrave First Edition Illustrated
1855 A Ramble Through Normandy George M Musgrave First Edition Illustrated

Price: £125.00

The first edition of this travel memoir by George M Musgrave.Illustrated with vignettes throughout and three plates including frontispiece.George M Musgrave was a divine and topographer noted for his travel memoirs, particularly of...

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1855 Hastings Past and Present by Mary M Howard with Illustrations and Map
1855 Hastings Past and Present by Mary M Howard with Illustrations and Map

Price: £92.00

A scarce copy of this local interest book on Hastings.With numerous black and white plates throughout the volume.And an Appendix containing a list of books relating to the district, and other supplementary matter.

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1858 Hereford Cathedral City Joseph Jones Illus Folding Map Very Scarce 1st
1858 Hereford Cathedral City Joseph Jones Illus Folding Map Very Scarce 1st

Price: £75.00

The first edition of this very scarce work on the city of Hereford, written by Joseph Jones, illustrated with plates and a folding map to the frontispiece. The first edition of this work. A...

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1858 Paved with Gold the Romance of London Streets First Edition A Mayhew
1858 Paved with Gold the Romance of London Streets First Edition A Mayhew

Price: £195.00

A first edition of this novel by Augustus Mayhew. Augustus Septimus Mayhew (1826 25 December 1875) was an English journalist and author, born in London. He wrote in collaboration with his brother Henry. His individual productions...

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1858 Specimens of the Yorkshire Dialect Hickleton Fair Glossary Very Scarce
1858 Specimens of the Yorkshire Dialect Hickleton Fair Glossary Very Scarce

Price: £50.00

A very scarce copy of this interesting look at the local Yorkshire dialect, complete with a glossary. A very scarce work. This work is an interesting look at the local dialect of Yorkshire...

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1859 Knutsford Its Traditions and History Henry Green Cheshire Topography
1859 Knutsford Its Traditions and History Henry Green Cheshire Topography

Price: £99.99

A topographical study of the town of Knutsford. Containing a history of the town and its development from its first record as Cunetsford in the Domesday Book in 1086, to the time of the book's publication.

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1860 2Vols Topographical Dictionary of England and Wales Blanchard SCARCE FIRST
1860 2Vols Topographical Dictionary of England and Wales Blanchard SCARCE FIRST

Price: £375.00

This is a scarce set of this valuable topographical text.Complete in two volumes.An edition of England and Wales delineated by Thomas Dugdale which is published in parts. Volume I contains parts I and II, Volume II contains parts III...

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1860 The Old Court Suburb Memorials of Kensington Leigh Hunt Topography
1860 The Old Court Suburb Memorials of Kensington Leigh Hunt Topography

Price: £69.99

A collection of historical anecdotes from Kensington. Third edition. With an engraved frontispiece.

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1861 2Vols H. James The Principal Lines Of Spirit Levelling In England & Wales
1861 2Vols H. James The Principal Lines Of Spirit Levelling In England & Wales

Price: £325.00

The ordnance survey data for the relative levels of the land above sea level in the British Isles.As explained in the introduction of the work: "The levels established on these lines...furnish definite points all over the kingdom from...

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1861 A Month in Yorkshire Walter White Folding Map Uncommon
1861 A Month in Yorkshire Walter White Folding Map Uncommon

Price: £40.00

An uncommon copy of 'A Month in Yorkshire', complete with a folding map of the county. An uncommon copy of this work. The fourth edition of this work. 'A Month in Yorkshire', a charming travel...

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1861 REGISTRUM Charters Midlothian Soltre Trinity College Laing BANNATYNE Scott
1861 REGISTRUM Charters Midlothian Soltre Trinity College Laing BANNATYNE Scott

Price: £495.00

A publication from Sir Walter Scott's Bannatyne Club, examining old buildings in Edinburgh and the surrounding county Midlothian. With an engraved frontispiece and further plates, some coloured, some folding. With illustrations...

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1861 The Annals of Yorkshire John Mayhall First Edition York Leeds Sheffield
1861 The Annals of Yorkshire John Mayhall First Edition York Leeds Sheffield

Price: £28.00

The first edition of this interesting historical work on Leeds and Yorkshire. With the bookplate of R.W Lamb to the front pastedown, with the motto 'Nubem sol oriens retundat'. Prior owner's...

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1861 Wild Life on The Fjelds of Norway Francis M Wyndham Illustrated First
1861 Wild Life on The Fjelds of Norway Francis M Wyndham Illustrated First

Price: £275.00

This is an illustrated first edition of this work on the wild life of Norway.With publishers advertisements to the rear. With full colour plates, woodcuts and fold out maps.

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1862 History of Brighthelmston Brighton Local Events J. Erredge Colour Plate 1st
1862 History of Brighthelmston Brighton Local Events J. Erredge Colour Plate 1st

Price: £40.00

The first edition of this short and concise history of Brighton, illustrated with one coloured plate, written by John Ackerson Erredge. The first edition of this work. 'History of Brighthelmston'...

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1862 Memories of New Zealand Life Edwin Hodder First Edition Scarce Signed
1862 Memories of New Zealand Life Edwin Hodder First Edition Scarce Signed

Price: £390.00

A great book with a lovely authors dedication. In need of some binding work but very collectable. An account of Edwin Hodder's time in New Zealand, following his arrival on the John Masterman. With ink inscription signed by the...

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1862 The Crown Calendar for the Yorkshire Summer Assizes Very Scarce
1862 The Crown Calendar for the Yorkshire Summer Assizes Very Scarce

Price: £68.00

A very scarce copy of this volume of the summer assizes in Yorkshire in 1862. A very scarce work. This volume documents the summer assizes in Yorkshire in 1862. It lists the trials in court...

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1863 Notes on Bristol High Cross Charles Pooley Topography Scarce
1863 Notes on Bristol High Cross Charles Pooley Topography Scarce

Price: £60.00

A charming topographical work by Charles Pooley, on the English city of Bristol. Rebound, with original wrap preserved and bound in. This scarce work discusses the decorative Gothic monument...

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1865 Cassell's Guide County of Surrey History Antiquities and Topography Illus
1865 Cassell's Guide County of Surrey History Antiquities and Topography Illus

Price: £95.00

A topographical guide to the English country of Surrey from the nineteenth century. Showcasing the highlights of the county of Surrey for the 19th century tourist, this charming volume explores...

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1868 Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands 1848-1861 Arthur Helps
1868 Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands 1848-1861 Arthur Helps

Price: £70.00

A collection of journal entries written by Queen Victoria during her and Prince Albert's trips to the Scottish Highlands, here edited by Arthur Helps. This work is an interesting collection...

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1868 Tales from the Hills of Yorkshire Retribution Very Scarce
1868 Tales from the Hills of Yorkshire Retribution Very Scarce

Price: £150.00

This very scarce volume has interesting tales from Yorkshire, this volume being titled 'Retribution', originally published in May 1868. A very scarce work. This volume of 'Tales from the Hills...

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1869 The Parks Promenades and Gardens of Paris W Robinson Illustrated 1st Ed
1869 The Parks Promenades and Gardens of Paris W Robinson Illustrated 1st Ed

Price: £170.00

A study of the public parks of Paris from W. Robinson. First edition. Illustrated throughout with fifty engraved plates (including the frontispiece and three folding plans), and hundreds of engravings in the text. Including chapters...

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1870 2vols A Compendious History of Sussex M A Lower Illus Maps First Edition
1870 2vols A Compendious History of Sussex M A Lower Illus Maps First Edition

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this study regarding Sussex, penned by the man who founded the Sussex Archaeological Society. With a folding map to the first volume. Collated, complete. Penned by...

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1870 Rambles, Roamings, and Recollections John Trotandot George Philip Rigney Pulman
1870 Rambles, Roamings, and Recollections John Trotandot George Philip Rigney Pulman

Price: £90.00

George Pulman's travel sketches, published under his pseudonym 'John Trotandot'.The selection of sketches included in this book were mostly all previously published in various newspapers by George Pulman. They include...

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1870 Round About Piccadilly and Pall Mall Haymarket to Hyde Park H. B. Wheatley
1870 Round About Piccadilly and Pall Mall Haymarket to Hyde Park H. B. Wheatley

Price: £55.00

A illustrated volume, being a work of local interest by Henry B. Wheatley. This work offered a look at England's capital from Haymarket to Hyde Park. In the publisher's original cloth binding....

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1870 Sketches of the Architectural Beauties of Wells and Glastonbury E S Cole
1870 Sketches of the Architectural Beauties of Wells and Glastonbury E S Cole

Price: £125.00

A series of views of Well and Glastonbury from Edward S. Cole. Illustrated throughout with 16 plates (collated, complete). Including pictures of Rev J. H. Pinder's house, the chapel of the Bishop of Bath and Wells, Pennyless Porch...

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1872 Dickens's Dictionary of the Thames Unconvential Handbook Scarce Dustwrapper
1872 Dickens's Dictionary of the Thames Unconvential Handbook Scarce Dustwrapper

Price: £26.99

A scarce facsimile reprint of this study of locations along the River Thames, taken from the 1893 publication edited by Charles Dickens. Illustrated with numerous maps, and original advertisements to the front and rear. ...

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1873 A Month in Switzerland F Barham Zincke Beresford Zermatt Waterloo
1873 A Month in Switzerland F Barham Zincke Beresford Zermatt Waterloo

Price: £99.99

A recollection of F. Barham Zincke's time in Switzerland. With chapters on the Schwartz Sea, Swiss hotels, Zermatt and much more.

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1874 Antiquities of Sussex First Series R. H. Nibbs Illustrated Plates Scarce
1874 Antiquities of Sussex First Series R. H. Nibbs Illustrated Plates Scarce

Price: £45.00

A collection of fifty plates published by the artist R. H. Nibbs. In this charming volume of artwork the artist R. H. Nibbs celebrate his home county of Sussex in England. First series. R....

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1874 R. H. Nibbs Antiquities of Sussex illustrated First Series
1874 R. H. Nibbs Antiquities of Sussex illustrated First Series

Price: £75.00

A profusely illustrated volume offering numerous illustrations from the county of Sussex, being the work of R. H. Nibbs. First series. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Illustrated...

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1875 Ancient Stone Crosses of England by Alfred Rimmmer Illustrated First
1875 Ancient Stone Crosses of England by Alfred Rimmmer Illustrated First

Price: £28.00

The first edition of this work on historical monuments of England.Illustrated with 72 vignettes in the text.Alfred Rimmer was an aritst and author who wrote on English architecture and topography.

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1875 The Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Kalendar Very Scarce First Edition
1875 The Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Kalendar Very Scarce First Edition

Price: £80.00

An interesting snapshot of the life in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol in 1875. A comprehensive calendar of diocese events in Gloucester and Bristol in 1875. It includes a map of the sun...

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1877 Book of the Thames Rise and Fall Mr and Mrs Hall Illustrated
1877 Book of the Thames Rise and Fall Mr and Mrs Hall Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A profusely illustrated work on the history of the River Thames, Written by husband and wife Samuel Carter Hall and Anna Maria Hall. 'The Book of the Thames' is a comprehensive and engaging...

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1878 Four Folding Maps Sussex East Ward Hastings Cartography Coastline
1878 Four Folding Maps Sussex East Ward Hastings Cartography Coastline

Price: £45.00

A series of four large maps dating from the late nineteenth century being maps of the county of Sussex in the east of England. Four disbound maps. Each of the maps are neatly split in two halves....

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1880 Crypt of Canterbury Cathedral Robertson Illus Scarce Folding Plate 1st
1880 Crypt of Canterbury Cathedral Robertson Illus Scarce Folding Plate 1st

Price: £120.00

An illustrated work on the crypt at Canterbury Cathedral, illustrated with a coloured folding plate, and numerous other folding plates, written by W. A. Scott Robertson. The first edition of...

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1881 Anderson Book Of British Topography Classified Catalogue British Museum
1881 Anderson Book Of British Topography Classified Catalogue British Museum

Price: £49.99

The Book of British Topography. A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical Works in the Library of the British Museum relating to Great Britain and Ireland by John P. Anderson. First edition. With a preface by the author to front....

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1881 Switzerland its Scenery and People Illustrated Theodore Gsell-Fels
1881 Switzerland its Scenery and People Illustrated Theodore Gsell-Fels

Price: £290.00

A large and beautifully decorated volume on the history, geography, and people of Switzerland. First English edition. Illustrated throughout with sixty-three plates (collated, complete), many of which are coloured, and lots of illustrations...

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1881 Systems LAND TENURE Various Countries Cobden Club Probyn
1881 Systems LAND TENURE Various Countries Cobden Club Probyn

Price: £69.99

An interesting collection of essays on land laws and legislation. New Edition, revised and corrected. 'A series of essays published under the saction of the Cobden Club'. Including a facsimile note from the prime minister William...

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1882 Black's Picturesque Guide to Yorkshire With Map of the County Eleventh Ed
1882 Black's Picturesque Guide to Yorkshire With Map of the County Eleventh Ed

Price: £65.00

A beautifully preserved and useful guide to Yorkshire from the late nineteenth century. Being the eleventh edition of this popular guidebook supplier Black's, this work is adorned with many folding maps and useful guides...

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1882 Memories of Our Great Towns Doran Leather Hammersmith High School Illustrated
1882 Memories of Our Great Towns Doran Leather Hammersmith High School Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A charming collection of entertaining papers by John Doran, describing the towns selected for the annual meetings of the 'British Association for the Advancement of Science'. John Doran was...

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1882 Modern Athenians Memorable Citizens of Edinburgh Benjamin W Crombie Plates
1882 Modern Athenians Memorable Citizens of Edinburgh Benjamin W Crombie Plates

Price: £440.00

A collection of portraits and biographies of eminent Edinburgh citizens. Illustrated throughout with forty-eight hand-coloured double-page plates. Including entries on George Combe, William Edmonstoune Aytoun, David Tweedie and many...

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1883 Rene Serrand Du Climat de Saint-Raphael Boulouris et Valescure Signed
1883 Rene Serrand Du Climat de Saint-Raphael Boulouris et Valescure Signed

Price: £110.00

A small and detailed book about the climate of Saint-Raphael, FranceSigned by the authorPresentation CopyWith four fold out tables graphs and a map to the rear.Saint-Raphal is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Cte...

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1884 Black's Guide to the County of York Travel Guide Tourist Companion Maps
1884 Black's Guide to the County of York Travel Guide Tourist Companion Maps

Price: £50.00

A well preserved, informative pocket guide on Yorkshire from the popular 19th century guidebook supplier, Black's. This work is adorned with many maps and useful guides to this northern county. ...

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1885 A Geological Historical Description of the Borough of Reigate Illus First
1885 A Geological Historical Description of the Borough of Reigate Illus First

Price: £69.99

A first edition of this informative book on Reigate. With five maps, two of which fold out, and 51 illustrations. With an extensive collection of advertisements relevant to Reigate to rear, interspersed with further illustrations...

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1885 Edwin Beresford Chancellor Illustrated Subscriber's Historical Richmond
1885 Edwin Beresford Chancellor Illustrated Subscriber's Historical Richmond

Price: £89.99

A relatively scarce Subscriber's Copy of Historical Richmond by Edwin Beresford Chancellor, a topographical study of Richmond. With a four-page list of subscriber's to front. A preface dated 1885 by the author and numerous...

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1885 Highland Gathering E. Lennox Peel First Edition Whymper Illustrated
1885 Highland Gathering E. Lennox Peel First Edition Whymper Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A scarce first edition copy of this charming collection of tales about hunting and fishing, by Edward Lennox Peel. Collated, complete with thirty one illustrations engraved on wood by E. Whymper...

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1885 Le Bresil et Java C F Van Delden Laerne Illustrated Scarce Coffee Culture
1885 Le Bresil et Java C F Van Delden Laerne Illustrated Scarce Coffee Culture

Price: £195.00

A very scarce copy of this report on the coffee culture. In French. The formation of culture around coffee and coffeehouses dates back to 14th century Turkey. Coffeehouses in Western Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean were traditionally...

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1885 Topography and Natural History of Lofthouse and Its Neighbourhood G Roberts
1885 Topography and Natural History of Lofthouse and Its Neighbourhood G Roberts

Price: £35.00

A detailed examination of the North Yorkshire village of Lofthouse, written by naturalist and author George Roberts. Being volume II of this charming work. This work comprises of topography,...

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1885-1886 2Vol The World As it Is George Chisholm Coloured Plates Maps
1885-1886 2Vol The World As it Is George Chisholm Coloured Plates Maps

Price: £120.00

This is a beautifully illustrated two volume set of this period geographical text.Complete in two volumes.Illustrated throughout with numerous engravings on wood and coloured maps and plates.A fascinating overview of the world in the...

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1887 A Holiday on the Road James John Hissey Kent Sussex Surrey Illustrated
1887 A Holiday on the Road James John Hissey Kent Sussex Surrey Illustrated

Price: £60.00

An interesting and illustrated snapshot into life in Kent, Sussex, and Surrey in the late nineteenth century. James Hissey embarked on a journey to travel around England via roads, a mode which...

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1888 Alden's Oxford Guide Illustrated Maps Scarce Edward Alden
1888 Alden's Oxford Guide Illustrated Maps Scarce Edward Alden

Price: £60.00

This is a scarce revised edition of this guide to Oxford.Illustrated throughout with a key-plan of the university and city and numerous engravings.

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1889 Rambles About Bath and it's Neighbourhood Dr Tunstall Illustrated
1889 Rambles About Bath and it's Neighbourhood Dr Tunstall Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A beautiful illustrated book about Bath during the nineteenth century, at a time when Bath was a social hot spot in England. 'Rambles About Bath and it's Neighbourhood' is based off Dr James...

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1889 Rambles About Bath and Its Neighbourhood Dr Tunstall Illustrated Somerset Travel
1889 Rambles About Bath and Its Neighbourhood Dr Tunstall Illustrated Somerset Travel

Price: £28.00

A charming, illustrated, work regarding local walks and rambles around the City of Bath and its surrounding rural areas. In the publisher's original decorative cloth binding. This work is...

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1889 The River Dee it's Aspects and History Howson Rimmer Illustrated
1889 The River Dee it's Aspects and History Howson Rimmer Illustrated

Price: £110.00

An interesting history about the River Dee that runs through Wales and England, illustrated throughout. River Dee is a river that runs through Wales and England. This history of the river traces...

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1889 The Rivers of Great Britain Aaron Watson W S Cameron Illustrated
1889 The Rivers of Great Britain Aaron Watson W S Cameron Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A geographical study of the rivers of Great Britain from Cassell. Illustrated with a frontispiece and hundreds of engravings in the text. Including chapters on Clifton Hall, the Tees, the Allen and many others.Some of the contributory...

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1890 An Exploration of Exmoor John Lloyd Warden Page Limited Edition Plates
1890 An Exploration of Exmoor John Lloyd Warden Page Limited Edition Plates

Price: £120.00

A topographical examination of Exmoor and West Somerset from John Lloyd Warden Page.With notes on its archeology.Including a folding map to the rear, and numerous plates throughout.WIth newspaper clippings tipped to the verso of page...

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1890 Bloomsbury and St Giles Past and Present George Clinch Illustrated
1890 Bloomsbury and St Giles Past and Present George Clinch Illustrated

Price: £47.99

A history of Bloomsbury and the surrounding area. With illustrations throughout, including portraits, views of Bloomsbury, and maps.Including chapters on celebrated local figures, significant historical events, and more.

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1890 Cambridge Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes by J W Clark Illustrated
1890 Cambridge Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes by J W Clark Illustrated

Price: £74.99

An informative book on the history of the city of Cambridge. With numerous black and white illustrations.

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1890 Cambridge Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes Illustrated Armorial Clark
1890 Cambridge Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes Illustrated Armorial Clark

Price: £79.99

An informative book on the history of the city of Cambridge. With numerous black and white illustrations and a frontispiece illustration showing the interior of King's College Chapel.

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1890 Royal Edinburgh by Mrs Oliphant with Illustrations by George Reid
1890 Royal Edinburgh by Mrs Oliphant with Illustrations by George Reid

Price: £49.00

A local interest book on Royal Edinburgh by Mrs. Oliphant.With illustrations by George Reid.Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (nee Margaret Oliphant Wilson) (4 April 1828 25 June 1897), was a Scottish novelist and historical writer,...

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1891 Charing Cross to St Paul's Justin McCarthy Joseph Pennell Illus Topography
1891 Charing Cross to St Paul's Justin McCarthy Joseph Pennell Illus Topography

Price: £135.00

A beautifully illustrated topographical work on London.With 12 full page plates from drawings of Joseph Pennell. Lacking one plate, Exeter Hall.A charming look at the notable landmarks of London between Charing Cross and St Paul's...

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1891 New York and Its Environs With Maps Gustav Kobbe Maps Topography First Ed
1891 New York and Its Environs With Maps Gustav Kobbe Maps Topography First Ed

Price: £120.00

A late nineteenth-century guide to New York City and its surroundings. First edition. Illustrated throughout with several folding maps, and some plates.

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1891 The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne Southampton Gilbert White
1891 The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne Southampton Gilbert White

Price: £34.99

A fascinating work exploring the natural history and antiquities within Selborne, Southampton. Stereotyped edition, with ten letters which are not included in any other edition. Revised and edited by James Edmund Harting. Featuring...

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1891 Yorkshire by the Sea Historical Topographical Descriptive G Radford 1st Ed
1891 Yorkshire by the Sea Historical Topographical Descriptive G Radford 1st Ed

Price: £95.00

The first and limited edition of this beautifully illustrated historical and topographical guide to Yorkshire's costal areas. Limited edition, number 15 of 150 copies produced. Illustrated,...

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1892 Legendary Yorkshire Frederick Ross Limited Edition Uncommon British History
1892 Legendary Yorkshire Frederick Ross Limited Edition Uncommon British History

Price: £35.00

A limited edition, first edition copy of this collection of folklore tales from around Yorkshire. A scarce and interesting work, delving into fifteen stories. Limited edition, numbered 59 of...

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1892 London Walter Besant History England Illustrated First Edition
1892 London Walter Besant History England Illustrated First Edition

Price: £95.00

A profusely illustrated look at the city of London and the people who live in it, written by the historian Walter Besant. The first edition of this work. This work offers a picture and history...

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1892 The Livery Companies of the City of Londong W Carew Hazlitt Illustrated
1892 The Livery Companies of the City of Londong W Carew Hazlitt Illustrated

Price: £48.00

A history of the livery companies of London. Illustrated throughout with two coloured plates, and illustrations in the text. William Carew Hazlitt (22 August 1834 8 September 1913) was an English lawyer, bibliographer, editor, and...

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1893 A Mendip Valley Its Inhabitants and Surroundings Theodore Compton Illus
1893 A Mendip Valley Its Inhabitants and Surroundings Theodore Compton Illus

Price: £85.00

A topographical study of the Mendip Hills from Theodore Compton.Second edition.Illustrated throughout with numerous plates.

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1893 From Paddington to Penzance Charles G Harper London to Land's End Illus
1893 From Paddington to Penzance Charles G Harper London to Land's End Illus

Price: £65.00

An uncommon copy of this topographical work by Charles George Harper.A wonderful trek through the late Victorian Westcountry.Illustrated by the author with one hundred and four fascinating first hand drawings. Charles George Harper...

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1893 The Gentlemen's Magazine Ed George Laurence Gomme English Topography Part 3
1893 The Gentlemen's Magazine Ed George Laurence Gomme English Topography Part 3

Price: £39.99

A scarce text investigation the topographical nature of Derbyshire to Dorsetshire. Features precise information on areas such as Kingsbridge in Devon and all the rivers in different areas. There is also a section on Ancient...

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1893-4 2Vol Old and New Paris H Sutherland Edwards Illustrated
1893-4 2Vol Old and New Paris H Sutherland Edwards Illustrated

Price: £225.00

A first edition two volume set of the history and local interest work on Paris.With numerous illustrations including two frontispieces.Henry Sutherland Edwards was a British journalist born in London but educated in France. He was...

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1894 2 Vol First Footsteps in East Africa Captain Richard Burton Illustrated
1894 2 Vol First Footsteps in East Africa Captain Richard Burton Illustrated

Price: £270.00

A beautifully illustrated set of travel works, by Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton. Memorial edition, published after Burton's death, and edited by his wife; Isabel Burton. In the original cloth but could do with a rebind. Featuring...

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1894 An Historical Sketch of the Town of Hungerford Scarce Walter Money
1894 An Historical Sketch of the Town of Hungerford Scarce Walter Money

Price: £55.00

A scarce history of the Berkshire town of Hungerford. With an engraved frontispiece of Hungerford Old Church.

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1894 Historical and Topographical Collections South Somerset John Batten
1894 Historical and Topographical Collections South Somerset John Batten

Price: £40.00

An illustrated topographical history of South Somerset.Covering a number of areas of South Somerset including: Barwick, Chilton Cantelo, Sutton Bingham, East Coker, Brympton, Houndston, Preston and Limington.

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1894 Historical Topographical Collections South Somerset John Batten
1894 Historical Topographical Collections South Somerset John Batten

Price: £47.00

A copy of Batten's topographical history of South Somerset. With a number of plates and illustrations throughout.The volume includes a list of corrections to the final page.

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1894-95 6vols The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales J H F Brabner
1894-95 6vols The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales J H F Brabner

Price: £260.00

A handsome six volume set of 'The Comprehensive of England and Wales', a delightful work of British topography offering an insight into the geography of nineteenth century Britain. Complete...

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1895 Annals of Westminster Abbey E T Bradley Hatherell Paget Illus Folding Plate
1895 Annals of Westminster Abbey E T Bradley Hatherell Paget Illus Folding Plate

Price: £75.00

A profusely illustrated work on the Gothic Westminster Abbey within London, looking at its illustrious history. 'Annals of Westminster Abbey' looks at the history of Westminster Abbey, a large...

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1895 Beggars On Horseback by Martin Ross and E. OE. Somerville First Edition Illus
1895 Beggars On Horseback by Martin Ross and E. OE. Somerville First Edition Illus

Price: £175.00

The first edition of this unconventional work of travel writing by Martin Ross and E. OE Somerville. With publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work. The first edition, first impression,...

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1895 Dundee A. C. Lamb Signed Limited Edition Illustrated Colour Plates
1895 Dundee A. C. Lamb Signed Limited Edition Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £775.00

A lavishly illustrated signed limited edition work of Alexander Lamb's 'Dundee' a work on the streets and buildings of Dundee. Very very rare with the original wrapper. Signed by the author...

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1896 Samuel Rowe A Perambulation of Dartmoor Landscape History Moors
1896 Samuel Rowe A Perambulation of Dartmoor Landscape History Moors

Price: £40.00

A revised edition of A Perambulation of Dartmoor. Detailing the history and landscape of Dartmoor.

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1896 Visits Remarkable Places Howitt Illustrated Williams Wyggeston School Binding
1896 Visits Remarkable Places Howitt Illustrated Williams Wyggeston School Binding

Price: £35.00

An attractive finely-bound copy of 'Visits to Remarkable Places', by the renowned English writer William Howitt. A 'New Edition' copy. In an attractive full calf school binding of 'Wyggeston...

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1896 Washington Irving The Alhambra Illustrated By Joseph Pennell Gilt Detail
1896 Washington Irving The Alhambra  Illustrated By Joseph Pennell Gilt Detail

Price: £1,800.00

Washington Irving's collection of essays, verbal sketches and tales, centred around the eponymous Alhambra Palace in Granada, the illustrated Pennel edition.The illustrations by Pennell are particularly admired.The Alhambra has...

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1896 Washington Irving The Alhambra Limited Edition Illustrated Pennell Litho
1896 Washington Irving The Alhambra Limited Edition Illustrated Pennell Litho

Price: £1,800.00

The limited edition large paper version of Pennell's masterclass in lithography, and Washington Irving's collection of essays, verbal sketches and tales, centred around the eponymous Alhambra Palace in Granada.Here in lovely...

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1897 Beautiful Cleveland and Just Beyond it's Borders Q. T. Illustrated
1897 Beautiful Cleveland and Just Beyond it's Borders Q. T. Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A charming collection of illustrations of Cleveland, with narration of a tour of Cleveland. This is a charming book looking at Cleveland, a area in the north-east of England. It was originally...

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1897 Cambridge Described and Illustrated Thomas Atkinson Macmillan Binding
1897 Cambridge Described and Illustrated Thomas Atkinson Macmillan Binding

Price: £140.00

A handsomely bound copy of this history of Cambridge. With numerous plates and illustrations throughout, including floor plans, sketches and maps. In a Macmillan and Bowes binding (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). ...

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1897 Cambridge Described and Illustrated Tom Atkinson Folding Maps First Edition
1897 Cambridge Described and Illustrated Tom Atkinson Folding Maps First Edition

Price: £90.00

The first edition of Thomas Atkinson's work on the history of the city of Cambridge, illustrated throughout, including with two folding maps. The first edition of this work. This work looks...

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1897 Historical Art and Literary Institutions Wolverhampton Joseph Jones Illus
1897 Historical Art and Literary Institutions Wolverhampton Joseph Jones Illus

Price: £60.00

An illustrated work on the history of the literary institutions of Wolverhampton, written by the former mayor Joseph Jones. Slip bound in to the front endpaper stating that this work was printed...

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1897 The Rivers Of Great Britain Rivers of the South And West Coasts Illustrated
1897 The Rivers Of Great Britain Rivers of the South And West Coasts Illustrated

Price: £34.00

A collection of topographical and geographical accounts of Britain's waterways in the South and West, with many illustrations.Each account is written by a different expert. So for example, The Southern Chalk Streams is written by WIlliam...

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1897 The Stapeltons of Yorkshire Very Scarce First Edition HE Chetwynd-Stapylton
1897 The Stapeltons of Yorkshire Very Scarce First Edition HE Chetwynd-Stapylton

Price: £125.00

The first edition of this scarce genealogical work tracing the history of the Stapelton family of Yorkshire. Signed from the author with interesting provenance. Illustrated, with a frontispiece,...

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1898 Chronicles and Stories of Old Bingley Harry Speight YORKSHIRE Illustrated
1898 Chronicles and Stories of Old Bingley Harry Speight YORKSHIRE Illustrated

Price: £69.99

A topographical study of the Yorkshire town of Bingley. Illustrated throughout with numerous monochrome photographs.

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1898 Recollections of Richmond Gascoyne Very Scarce First Edition Illustrated
1898 Recollections of Richmond Gascoyne Very Scarce First Edition Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A very scarce first edition copy of Somers T. Gascoyne recollections of the town of Richmond in south-west London, copiously illustrated throughout. Providing a fascinating insight into the...

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1899 Autumnal Leaves Francis George Heath Illustrated Fourth Edition
1899 Autumnal Leaves Francis George Heath Illustrated Fourth Edition

Price: £75.00

A rambling tour of the South West of England in the autumn. Fourth edition.Illustrated with twelve coloured plates. With publisher's adverts to the front and rear.

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1899 The Early Days of the Royal Colledge of Phisitians Robert Peel Ritchie
1899 The Early Days of the Royal Colledge of Phisitians Robert Peel Ritchie

Price: £54.99

A history of the Royal College of Phisitians, Edinburgh. Illustrated with several portraits throughout. Divided into four parts: The Epoch of William Harvey, A Colledge of Phisitians in Scotland, The Early Days of the Royall Colledge,...

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1899 Walker's History of Lilleshall Lilleshall Abbey T P Marhsall Folding Plan
1899 Walker's History of Lilleshall Lilleshall Abbey T P Marhsall Folding Plan

Price: £160.00

A scarce history of Lilleshall and Lilleshall Abbey.With a folding plan of Lilleshall Abbey, an Augustinian abbey near Telford in Shropshire, founded between 1145 and 1148. 

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1900 17vol Excursion British Association Advancement of Science Bradford Very Scarce
1900 17vol Excursion British Association Advancement of Science Bradford Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A delightful set of seventeen pamphlets, published for the British Association for the Advancement of Science, with an additional Address by the societies president, Sir William Turner. A unusual...

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1900 Fifty Years of Co-Operation in Bingley Illus W Hartley Yorkshire
1900 Fifty Years of Co-Operation in Bingley Illus W Hartley Yorkshire

Price: £35.00

A profusely illustrated work documenting the history of the Industrial Co-Operative Society in Bingley, ideal for those with an interest in topographical work from Yorkshire. A lovely work...

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1900 Seven Gardens and a Palace Eleanor Vere Boyle First Ed Bumpus Binding
1900 Seven Gardens and a Palace Eleanor Vere Boyle First Ed Bumpus Binding

Price: £55.00

The first edition of this garden book by popular Victorian artist and author, Eleanor Vere Boyle. In a Bumpus binding, with the binder's stamp to the front pastedown. Illustrated, with a...

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1900 The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne Gilbert White
1900 The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne Gilbert White

Price: £75.00

A late-Victorian edition of Gilbert White's classic work on Selbourne. White's Natural History was at once well received by contemporary critics and the public, and continued to be admired by a diverse range of nineteenth and twentieth...

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1901 A Hundred Years on Dartmoor William Corssing Fourth Edition Illustrated
1901 A Hundred Years on Dartmoor William Corssing Fourth Edition Illustrated

Price: £42.00

A record of forest management in Dartmoor during the nineteenth century. Fourth edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates.

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1901 Benenden Letters London Country and Abroad Charles Frederic Hardy Scarce
1901 Benenden Letters London Country and Abroad Charles Frederic Hardy Scarce

Price: £115.00

A series of letters written compiled and edited by Charles Frederic Hardy In the publisher's original cloth binding. Compiled and edited by Charles Frederic Hardy. This volume features a...

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1901 Buchan Rev John B Pratt Robert Anderson Fourth Edition Illustrated
1901 Buchan Rev John B Pratt Robert Anderson Fourth Edition Illustrated

Price: £115.00

An illustrated and insightful topographical guide to Buchan. To this work Pratt looks at the history of the Aberdeenshire area its boundaries, flora, fauna and more. In the original maroon...

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1901 Handbook to the Leeds Conference Institute of Journalists Scott Folding Maps Very Scarce
1901 Handbook to the Leeds Conference Institute of Journalists Scott Folding Maps Very Scarce

Price: £110.00

A very scarce handbook produced for the 1901 conference of the Institute of Journalists in Leeds, with two folding maps, and illustrations throughout. This charming work is a handbook produced...

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1902 2vol Episcopal Registers Diocese of Worcester Willis Bund
1902 2vol Episcopal Registers Diocese of Worcester Willis Bund

Price: £120.00

A collection of historical registers for the diocese of Worcester. Edited for the Worcester Historical Society. Volume I contains the introduction and index, with the first fifty pages of records, whilst volume II contains

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1902 A Walk Through Leicester Watts Scarce Folding Map
1902 A Walk Through Leicester Watts Scarce Folding Map

Price: £105.00

A scarce 1902 reprint of Susanna Watt's 1804 guidebook, 'A Walk Through Leicester'. Complete with a folding map: 'Plan of the Town of Leicester'. 'A Walk Through Leicester' was reportedly...

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1902 H C Watts Axminster Past and Present Illustrated Devon Topography
1902 H C Watts Axminster Past and Present Illustrated Devon Topography

Price: £75.00

A scarce pamphlet on the history of Axminster.Axminster is a market town and civil parish on the eastern border of the county of Devon in England, some 28 miles from the county town of Exeter. It is famous for the carpet industry,...

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1902-14 5vols The Victoria History of the County of Surrey First Editions Scarce
1902-14 5vols The Victoria History of the County of Surrey First Editions Scarce

Price: £295.00

A comprehensive historical guide to Surrey. Beautifully illustrated with maps and photographs. This set comprises of the entire four volumes and the index volume. This work was issued to subscribers...

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1903 Cardiganshire Personal Survey of Antiquities Chapels G E Evans Signed
1903 Cardiganshire Personal Survey of Antiquities Chapels G E Evans Signed

Price: £120.00

A detailed account of the antiquities of Cardiganshire, illustrated with numerous drawings. Limited edition: hand-numbered 260 of 320 copies and signed by the author. With relevant newspaper article tipped-in to rear, and and envelope...

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1903 Happy England Helen Allingham Marcus Huish Illus Colour Plates 1st
1903 Happy England Helen Allingham Marcus Huish Illus Colour Plates 1st

Price: £110.00

The first edition of this beautifully illustrated work on England, with coloured plates by the renowned artist Helen Allingham. The first edition of this work. 'Happy England' looks at various...

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1903 London on Thames in Bygone Days G H Birch Illustrated First Edition
1903 London on Thames in Bygone Days G H Birch Illustrated First Edition

Price: £29.99

This is a beautifully illustrated first edition of this history of London.Featuring full colour  and monochrome plates engraved by Hentschel.This text provides a charming account of the history of London from Roman times...

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1903 Old Time Aldwych, The Kingsway and Neighbourhood Charles Gordon Illustrated
1903 Old Time Aldwych, The Kingsway and Neighbourhood Charles Gordon Illustrated

Price: £49.99

This is a beautifully illustrated first edition of this interesting text about historical Aldwych.Aldwych is a place and road in the city of Westminster in London. This work follows the history of the redevelopment plans...

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1903 The Alleged Vandalism at Stratford-on-Avon Sidney Lee Illustrated Signed
1903 The Alleged Vandalism at Stratford-on-Avon Sidney Lee Illustrated Signed

Price: £79.99

A detailed account on the remodelling of Henley Street, in the beautiful town of Stratford upon Avon, which is most notable for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Neatly inscribed by the author to the half...

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1904 A Relation of A Short Survey of 26 Counties L G Wickham Hamond Limited Ed.
1904 A Relation of A Short Survey of 26 Counties L G Wickham Hamond Limited Ed.

Price: £30.00

A fascinating twentieth century printing of this 17th century travel work regarding English counties. Limited edition, numbered 121 of 320 copies for sale. In a binding styled after the seventeenth...

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1904 Bonnie Scotland Sutton Palmer A R Hope Moncrieff Limited De Luxe Ed Signed
1904 Bonnie Scotland Sutton Palmer A R Hope Moncrieff Limited De Luxe Ed Signed

Price: £145.00

A beautifully illustrated, limited edition, work on Scotland. This is the De Luxe edition, limited to five hundred copies. This is number 161. Signed by Hope Moncrieff, the author of the accompanying...

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1904 City Development by Patrick Geddes with Illustrations
1904 City Development by Patrick Geddes with Illustrations

Price: £290.00

A first edition of City Development a Study of Parks, Gardens, and Culture-Institutes by Patrick Geddes.With Plan, Perspective, and 136 Illustrations.Sir Patrick Geddes FRSE (2 October 1854 17 April 1932) was a Scottish biologist,...

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1904 Handbook for Yorkshire Fourth Edition Folding Maps Coloured Plates
1904 Handbook for Yorkshire Fourth Edition Folding Maps Coloured Plates

Price: £170.00

An uncommon copy of this charming handbook for Yorkshire, with many coloured folding maps and plans. An uncommon copy of this work. This is a thorough guide to Yorkshire, looking at the histories,...

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1904 Oxford and Its Story Cecil Headlam Illustrated Herbert and Fanny Railton
1904 Oxford and Its Story Cecil Headlam Illustrated Herbert and Fanny Railton

Price: £55.00

A charming edition of Cecil Headlam's 'Oxford and its Story' beautifully illustrated by Herbert Railton This charming edition of Cecil Headlam's 'Oxford and its Story', illustrated throughout....

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1904 Philips Handy-Volume Atlas of London Very Scarce Maps Illustrated
1904 Philips Handy-Volume Atlas of London Very Scarce Maps Illustrated

Price: £425.00

A very scarce copy of Philips' Hand Volume Atlas of the the County of London Fourth edition, revised and enlarged. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Collated incomplete. Lacking...

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1904 Yorkshire Coast and Moorland Scenes First Edition Colour Illustrations Gordon Home Map
1904 Yorkshire Coast and Moorland Scenes First Edition Colour Illustrations Gordon Home Map

Price: £65.00

The first edition of this profusely illustrated work on Yorkshire, illustrated throughout by Gordon Home. With publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work. Collated complete with thirty...

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1904-05 Urban District of Handsworth Electric Light and Power Supply Stafford
1904-05 Urban District of Handsworth Electric Light and Power Supply Stafford

Price: £165.00

A scarce record of the electricity and power supplies to the district of Handsworth in the early twentieth century. Very rare original source material. Containing:

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1904-5 3vol British Isles Depicted By Pen And Camera With Series Coloured Plates
1904-5 3vol British Isles Depicted By Pen And Camera With Series Coloured Plates

Price: £69.99

A scarce complete set of The British Isles. Depicted by Pen and Camera. With a Series of Coloured Plates, with an introduction by Harold Spender. In three volumes complete. To volume one: twelve colour plates and thirty-four...

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