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1596 A Perambulation of Kent Conteining The Description Hystorie and Customes
1596 A Perambulation of Kent Conteining The Description Hystorie and Customes

Price: £2,900.00

A very original copy of William Lambarde's important County history work on Kent with an interesting and relevant provenance. This formed the first English county history, which is said to have inspired all subsequent...

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1600 Britannia. Sive Florentissimorum Regnorum Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, etc.
1600 Britannia. Sive Florentissimorum Regnorum Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, etc.

Price: £3,200.00

A superior copy of the sought after fifth and first illustrated edition of Elizabethan scholar William Camden's great chorographical work, 'Britannia'. This is the first edition to have the folding maps. ...

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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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1720-31 Magna Britannia et Hibernia Thomas Cox Buckinghamshire Extract Map
1720-31 Magna Britannia et Hibernia Thomas Cox Buckinghamshire Extract Map

Price: £60.00

The Buckinghamshire extract from this famed topographical work, and Thomas Cox's major work, 'Magna Britannia'. A first edition extract from the wider work. It is believed that the work was...

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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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1775 A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
1775 A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Price: £2,950.00

An exceptional, crisp and clean copy of the very sought after first edition, first issue of Samuel Johnson's classic travelogue recounting his journey to Scotland with his biographer James Boswell in 1773. Illustrated...

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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 2vol in1 The History of the County of Cumberland W Hutchinson First Ed
1794 2vol in1 The History of the County of Cumberland W Hutchinson First Ed

Price: £775.00

The first edition of this topographical guide to Cumberland. Profusely illustrated, with many plates and a large folding plan. A scarce work, being the two volumes bound as one. Written by...

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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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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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1801 The History of Bath
1801 The History of Bath

Price: £495.00

A scarce first edition of this interesting and in-depth discussion into the history of the city of Bath in England, illustrated throughout, including with one folding map. The first edition...

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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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1804 Picturesque Excursions in Devonshire and Cornwall T. Williams Illus 1st
1804 Picturesque Excursions in Devonshire and Cornwall T. Williams Illus 1st

Price: £70.00

- The first edition of this work. An uncommon work. This volume is part one, showing all plates from Devonshire. Part two for Cornwall was never published. This work shows the striking and...

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1806 Magna Britannia Topographical Account of Great Britain D S Lysons 1st
1806 Magna Britannia Topographical Account of Great Britain D S Lysons 1st

Price: £235.00

The first edition of this concise topographical account of several of the home counties in Britain. Profusely illustrated throughout, with maps, architectural drawings, plans and charming scenes. ...

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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 Instructive Rambles in London and Adjacent Villages Elizabeth Helme Illus
1808 Instructive Rambles in London and Adjacent Villages Elizabeth Helme Illus

Price: £45.00

The fifth edition of Elizabeth Helme's travel work for children, illustrated with two plates. The fifth edition of this work. A travel work for children, discussing the city of London and the...

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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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1816 2vols Ducatus Leodensis Loidus and Elmete Ralph Thoresby Thomas D Whitaker
1816 2vols Ducatus Leodensis Loidus and Elmete Ralph Thoresby Thomas D Whitaker

Price: £225.00

An interesting two volume set of works from the early nineteenth century. In this work Ralph Thoresby and Thomas Dunham Whitaker present a fascinating insight in the county of Yorkshire. Two...

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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 Arundel Guide Containing the History of Arundel Castle, Remains on a Roman Villa
1820 Arundel Guide Containing the History of Arundel Castle, Remains on a Roman Villa

Price: £650.00

A very scarce collection of two works on antiquities in Arundel and Bignor, looking at Arundel Castle, and at the Roman Villa in Bignor. Illustrated throughout, with folding plates, and with hand-coloured plates. ...

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1820 Warwickshire Delineated
1820 Warwickshire Delineated

Price: £160.00

The second edition of this fascinating topographical work regarding Warwickshire, complete with a detailed folding map. Uncommon. Collated complete with a folding map of Warwickshire, a title...

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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 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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1824 Historic Sketch of the Parish Church Wakefield Rev. J. L. Sisson Uncommon
1824 Historic Sketch of the Parish Church Wakefield Rev. J. L. Sisson Uncommon

Price: £70.00

An interesting work of local interest exploring the local parish of Wakefield. This lovely work of British topography is written by The Rev. J. L. Sisson. This particular copy is bound in...

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1825 2vol A History of Shrewsbury Hugh Owen John Brickdale Blakeway Illus
1825 2vol A History of Shrewsbury Hugh Owen John Brickdale Blakeway Illus

Price: £340.00

The first edition of this collaborative work on the county town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Co-written by friends and colleagues, John Brickdale Blakeway and Hugh Owen. The first edition of...

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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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1825 Marshall's Select Views in Great Britain W. Marshall Illustrated Very Scarce
1825 Marshall's Select Views in Great Britain W. Marshall Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £190.00

A very scarce copy of this heavily illustrated work on the prominent views and scenery in Great Britain. A very scarce work. Incomplete, being Volume IV of a total of four volumes. An interesting...

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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 Mathews's Complete Bristol Guide
1828 Mathews's Complete Bristol Guide

Price: £110.00

The seventh edition of this comprehensive work regarding the topography of Bristol, with many charming folding plates. Uncommon. The seventh edition, dated from copac. With a leaf of advertisements...

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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 A Topographical and Historical Account of Wainfleet E Oldfield Illus
1829 A Topographical and Historical Account of Wainfleet E Oldfield Illus

Price: £150.00

A comprehensive study, both topographical and historical, of Wainfleet and the Wapentake of Candleshoe, Lincoln. Illustrated with several engravings, this is a fascinating local history of the area. ...

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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 A New and Compendious History of the County of Warwick W Smith Illus
1830 A New and Compendious History of the County of Warwick W Smith Illus

Price: £225.00

A compendious look at the history of Warwick, with discussions of the principal towns, buildings, the nobility, ecclesiastical edifices and much more. Illustrated, with a frontispiece map of...

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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 Lake and Mountains Scenery Westmorland and Cumberland T Allom G Pickering
1830 Lake and Mountains Scenery Westmorland and Cumberland T Allom G Pickering

Price: £30.00

A very scarce work of British topography, featuring illustrations by T. Allom and G. Pickering. Undated dated using Copac. A very scarce work, featuring a collection of illustrations by T....

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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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1830 The History Topography and Directory of Warwickshire WM. West Maps
1830 The History Topography and Directory of Warwickshire WM. West Maps

Price: £130.00

A work of British history and local topography from the county of Warwickshire, by William West. A comprehensive work of British topography exploring the history and geography of Warwickshire,...

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1830-31 England and Wales Cartography Five Maps Illustrated Slipcase Scarce
1830-31 England and Wales Cartography Five Maps Illustrated Slipcase Scarce

Price: £340.00

A very scarce work of British cartography Very scarce. In five parts with five folding map, backed onto cloth. Each of these map are held in the original slipcase. The maps are titled as...

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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 A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales
1833 A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales

Price: £2,200.00

A beautifully bound, first edition of this gazetteer of England and Wales. With all forty-four engraved county maps in a lovely

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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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1835 4vol A Topographical Dictionary of England Samuel Lewis Folding Maps
1835 4vol A Topographical Dictionary of England Samuel Lewis Folding Maps

Price: £475.00

A nicely bound copy of Samuel Lewis' extensive dictionary of the topography of England, illustrated profusely throughout with folding maps and plates. The third edition of this work. Incomplete...

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1835 An Epitome of the County of Warwick T Sharp First Edition Topography
1835 An Epitome of the County of Warwick T Sharp First Edition Topography

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this historical look at Warwickshire. In the publisher's original cloth binding. To this work, Thomas Sharp explores the topography and natural history of this English county. ...

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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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1836 Lincolnshire in 1836 Mary Saunders Illustrated Folding Maps First Edition
1836 Lincolnshire in 1836 Mary Saunders Illustrated Folding Maps First Edition

Price: £150.00

The first edition of Mary Saunders' fascinating study into the prominent places in Lincolnshire, illustrated throughout, including with two folding maps. The first edition of this work. An...

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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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1840 The Rural Life of England Howitt 2nd Ed Illustrated Bewick Williams
1840 The Rural Life of England Howitt 2nd Ed Illustrated Bewick Williams

Price: £75.00

A second edition copy of William Howitt's of fascinating survey of the rural English countryside, illustrated throughout by Bewick. Evoking the romantic sensibilities of the nineteenth century,...

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1841 A Journey to Beresford Hall The Seat of Charles Cotton Esq
1841 A Journey to Beresford Hall The Seat of Charles Cotton Esq

Price: £1,450.00

The first edition of this very scarce work relating to Charles Cotton the famous angler, depicting a facsimile letter written by William Alexander regarding Beresford Hall, Charles Cotton's residence. ...

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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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1843 Short Account of Lichfield Cathedral Illustrated Folding Plate Very Scarce
1843 Short Account of Lichfield Cathedral Illustrated Folding Plate Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A very scarce copy of John Woodhouse's history of the medieval Lichfield Cathedral, illustrated with a frontispiece and folding plate. A very scarce work. The fifth edition of this work. A...

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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 Cumberland and Westmorland Its Lake and Mountain Scenery
1845 Cumberland and Westmorland Its Lake and Mountain Scenery

Price: £340.00

Two beautifully illustrated topographical works on Cumberland and Westmorland, adorned with engravings by Thomas Allom. In a decorative gilt stamped morocco binding. With a frontispiece and...

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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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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 The Book of South Wales Charles Frederick Cliffe Second Edition
1848 The Book of South Wales Charles Frederick Cliffe Second Edition

Price: £120.00

A smart copy of this topographical study regarding south Wales, the Bristol channel, Monmouthshire and the Wye. Illustrated, with maps and engravings, this lovely work is a handy guide to this area of Britain. ...

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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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1849 Cumberland Its Lake and Mountain Scenery Rose 1st Ed Allom Illustrated
1849 Cumberland Its Lake and Mountain Scenery Rose 1st Ed Allom Illustrated

Price: £155.00

An attractive scarce first edition copy of this topographical study of Cumberland, with copious drawings made 'on the spot' by Thomas Allom. With descriptions by Thomas Rose. This copy is...

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1849 History Gazetteer and Directory of Northamptonshire William Whellan 1st
1849 History Gazetteer and Directory of Northamptonshire William Whellan 1st

Price: £120.00

The first edition of William Whellan's concise history of the county of Northamptonshire. The first edition of this work. An interesting look at the history of Northamptonshire. The work embraces...

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

Price: £425.00

A fascinating and copiously illustrated study of the topography of Surrey by Edward Wedlake Brayley, complete in five volumes. 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 Rural Rides William Cobbett New Edition with Notes James Paul Cobbett
1853 Rural Rides William Cobbett New Edition with Notes James Paul Cobbett

Price: £110.00

A scarce work of William Cobbett's seminal work 'Rural Rides' being a political commentary on the rural counties of England. William Cobbett was a important farmer and journalist of the 18th...

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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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1854 Visitation of Hampshire 1575 1622 & 1686
1854 Visitation of Hampshire 1575 1622 & 1686

Price: £175.00

A very scarce work of genealogical interest being a document of the visitations of Hampshire in the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Very scarce. Rebound in a quarter calf binding...

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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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1857 Beautiful Islets Britaine Dendy Illus Folding Map Author Presentation 1st
1857 Beautiful Islets Britaine Dendy Illus Folding Map Author Presentation 1st

Price: £110.00

The first edition of Walter Dendy's illustrated discussion on the islands of Britain, being an author's presentation copy. The first edition of this work. Author's presentation copy, signed...

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1857 Pictorial Relics of Ancient Liverpool
1857 Pictorial Relics of Ancient Liverpool

Price: £1,200.00

An uncommon edition of this beautiful collection of illustrations regarding ancient Liverpool. Published for subscribers, this work comprises of many scenes around Liverpool that Herdman painted for commissions. ...

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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 Huddersfield Its History and Natural History Chas C P Hobkirk 1st Ed Scarce
1859 Huddersfield Its History and Natural History Chas C P Hobkirk 1st Ed Scarce

Price: £60.00

A very scarce work of local interest exploring the large market town of Huddderfield, in the Northern English county of Yorkshire. Very scarce. First edition. With a frontispiece and four...

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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 Ovingdean Grange South Downs William Ainsworth Hablot Browne Illus 1st
1860 Ovingdean Grange South Downs William Ainsworth Hablot Browne Illus 1st

Price: £70.00

The first edition of William Harrison Ainsworth's historical novel 'Ovingdean Grange', illustrated throughout by Hablot Knight Browne. The first edition of this work. A historical novel about...

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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 History of Free-Schools Colleges Hospitals of Birmingham Griffith Illus 1st
1861 History of Free-Schools Colleges Hospitals of Birmingham Griffith Illus 1st

Price: £45.00

The first edition of George Griffith's study into the schools and institutions in Birmingham, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. This work looks at the history of the schools,...

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1861 Liber Albus The White Book City of London Translated Henry Thomas Riley
1861 Liber Albus The White Book City of London Translated Henry Thomas Riley

Price: £40.00

An interesting work of legal history from the city of London, translated into English from the original Latin and Norman English. Compiled by John Carpenter and Richard Whitington. Liber...

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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 Pleasant Spots and Famous Places John Langford Author's Presentation 1st
1862 Pleasant Spots and Famous Places John Langford Author's Presentation 1st

Price: £90.00

The first edition of John Alfred Langford's look at beautiful places in Britain, an author's presentation copy signed by the author. The first edition of this work. Author's signed presentation...

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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 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 2vols Going To Markets and Grammar Schools George Griffith Illustrated
1870 2vols Going To Markets and Grammar Schools George Griffith Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A two volume set of works written by George Griffith, offering a series of autobiographical records and sketches from the Midlands. Complete in two volumes. Scarce to find a complete set...

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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 A Book About Bristol Historical Ecclesiastical Biographical J Taylor 1st
1872 A Book About Bristol Historical Ecclesiastical Biographical J Taylor 1st

Price: £240.00

An uncommon, illustrated copy of this work which looks at the history and topography of Bristol. The first edition of this work, with original photographs to support the author's writings. ...

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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 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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1876 Historic Warwickshire J. Tom Burgess Short Stories Illustrated Scarce
1876 Historic Warwickshire J. Tom Burgess Short Stories Illustrated Scarce

Price: £50.00

A very scarce work of short stories and poem each realting to the county of Warwickshire. In an attractive decorative cloth binding, this particular work features a series of short stories...

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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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1877 South Mimms
1877 South Mimms

Price: £70.00

The first edition of this illustrated work on the history of the village and parish South Mimms in Hertfordshire, written by the rector Frederick Charles Cass. The first edition of this work....

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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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1878 The Visitation of Northumberland in 1615
1878 The Visitation of Northumberland in 1615

Price: £55.00

A very scarce copy of this index of the 1615 heraldic visitation to Northumberland, edited by George W. Marshall. A very scarce work. A work documenting the 1615 heraldic visitation to Northumberland,...

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1878-82 4vol Record of Local Occurrences Buckinghamshire R. Gibbs Very Scarce
1878-82 4vol Record of Local Occurrences Buckinghamshire R. Gibbs Very Scarce

Price: £420.00

A very scarce copy of this work looking at the history of Buckinghamshire, written by Robert Gibbs. One joint has gone but this is an extremely rare item. A very scarce work. This work is a...

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1879 2vol The Borders of the Tamar and the Tav Bray Southey Illustrated
1879 2vol The Borders of the Tamar and the Tav Bray Southey Illustrated

Price: £95.00

An illustrated work on the Southern Devon town Tavistock, written in a series of letters from Anna Eliza Bray to Robert Southey. Complete in two volumes. A new edition of this work, being condensed...

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1879 List of the Boys and Girls Admitted Into Ackworth School During the 100 Years
1879 List of the Boys and Girls Admitted Into Ackworth School During the 100 Years

Price: £40.00

A very scarce work of reference pertaining to the Ackworth School in High Ackworth, West Yorkshire. A list of the alumni of Ackworth School over 100 years from the school foundation in the...

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1879 London (Illustrated) a Complete Guide to the Places of Amusements, Objects of
1879 London (Illustrated) a Complete Guide to the Places of Amusements, Objects of

Price: £1,200.00

A very scarce first edition of the 1879 edition of this interesting guide to London, illustrated throughout with chromolithograph borders, and contemporary photographs. The first edition of...

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1879 Up the River Westminster Windsor Oxford Illustrated Folding Maps
1879 Up the River Westminster Windsor Oxford Illustrated Folding Maps

Price: £45.00

A charming work on the course and journey of the River Thames, illustrated throughout, including with two folding maps. An interesting look at the journey of the River Thames through Westminster,...

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1880 A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Britain
1880 A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Britain

Price: £155.00

A beautifully and colourfully illustrated set looking at the houses in Great Britain and Ireland, written by F. O. Morris, and illustrated in colour throughout by Alexander Francis Lydon. Incomplete...

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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 Publication of Original Documents Relating to Lancashire and Cheshire
1881 Publication of Original Documents Relating to Lancashire and Cheshire

Price: £140.00

A uniformly bound set of works looking at the historical documents of the counties of Cheshire and Lancashire in England. In ten volumes. A collection of volumes looking at the wills and documents...

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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 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 History of Aylesbury With Its Borough and Hundreds The Hamlet of Walton
1885 A History of Aylesbury With Its Borough and Hundreds The Hamlet of Walton

Price: £220.00

A historical, topographical work that looks at Aylesbury, its boroughs and hamlets. A grangerised copy, with an original drawing and many additional ephemera. A scarce work, with this being the first and only edition. ...

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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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1886 2vol An Old Shropshire Oak John Wood Warter Richard Garnett 1st
1886 2vol An Old Shropshire Oak John Wood Warter Richard Garnett 1st

Price: £50.00

The first edition of the first two volumes of John Wood Warter's work on his native county Shropshire. The first edition of this work. Incomplete in two volumes out of a total of four volumes....

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1886 Northamptonshire Sheet XXXII S.E. Folding Map Ordnance Map Very Scarce
1886 Northamptonshire Sheet XXXII S.E. Folding Map Ordnance Map Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

An excellent example of this work of cartography from the nineteenth century. This large folding plate is held in the original cloth covered slipcase. Photozincographed from 1/2500 Plans and...

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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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1888 An Historical and Descriptive Guide to Warwick Castle Folding Map Illustrated
1888 An Historical and Descriptive Guide to Warwick Castle Folding Map Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A pleasing copy of this copiously illustrated and fascinating guide to Warwick castle and the surrounding area; examining the illustrious history and people of Warwickshire. A fifteenth edition...

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1888 Kensington Picturesque and Historical W J Loftie W Lucker Illus 1st Ed
1888 Kensington Picturesque and Historical W J Loftie W Lucker Illus 1st Ed

Price: £35.00

A fascinating historical guide regarding the London borough of Kensington. The first edition of this work, which is delightfully illustrated with many maps, coloured plates, and monochrome vignettes. ...

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1888 Yorkshire County Magazine Yorkshire Folklore Yorkshire Bibliographer
1888 Yorkshire County Magazine Yorkshire Folklore Yorkshire Bibliographer

Price: £345.00

A nicely rebound collection of the works of Joseph Horsfall Turner that all focus on Yorkshire, illustrated throughout. In ten volumes. A collection of works by Joseph Horsfall Turner discussing...

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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 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 Notes on the Visitation of Lincolnshire 1634
1890 Notes on the Visitation of Lincolnshire 1634

Price: £120.00

An excellent example of this work of topography by Alfred W. Gibbons. Very scarce. Printed for subscribers only. Five parts bound in one, with five original paper wraps bound to the front...

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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 Buckinghamshire Miscellany History Topography Archaeology R Gibbs Signed
1891 Buckinghamshire Miscellany History Topography Archaeology R Gibbs Signed

Price: £195.00

An interesting topographical work by Robert Gibbs, exploring the English county of Buckinghamshire. Bound in the publisher's original cloth binding, this work celebrates the history and archaeology...

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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 Illustrations of the Scenery of the River Tay Annan Geddie Illustrated
1891 Illustrations of the Scenery of the River Tay Annan Geddie Illustrated

Price: £60.00

An illustrated work looking at the longest river in Scotland, the River Tay, with an introduction by John Geddie. Illustrated by T Annan; R. Annan; Sir William Fettes Douglas; R. B. Nisbet;...

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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 Fellows of the Collegiate Church of Manchester
1891 The Fellows of the Collegiate Church of Manchester

Price: £35.00

The first edition of F. R. Raines' discussion on the lives of the fellows of the Collegiate Church of Manchester, illustrated with a frontispiece. The first edition of this work. Complete in...

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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 Nooks and Corners Herefordshire H Thornhill Timmins Illus Folding Map 1st
1892 Nooks and Corners Herefordshire H Thornhill Timmins Illus Folding Map 1st

Price: £48.00

The first edition of H. Thornhill Timmin's work on the history of Herefordshire, illustrated throughout, including with a folding map. The first edition of this work. An interesting work on...

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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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1892 The Warwickshire Avon Quiller-Couch Parsons Illustrated 1st
1892 The Warwickshire Avon Quiller-Couch Parsons Illustrated 1st

Price: £110.00

The first edition of Arthur Quiller-Couch's charming work looking at the River Avon in Warwickshire, illustrated throughout by Alfred Parsons. The first edition of this work. 'The Warwickshire...

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