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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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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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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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1802 The Picture of London for 1802 Being a Correct Guide to Curiosities
1802 The Picture of London for 1802 Being a Correct Guide to Curiosities

Price: £250.00

A very scarce and interesting exploration of London in the early 19th and late 18th centuriesWith a frontispiece and a folding map. Excerpt: The whole number of children, of both sexes, that have been received by the society,...

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1803 Memorabilia Cantabrigiae Account of the Colleges in Cambridge J. Wilson 1st
1803 Memorabilia Cantabrigiae Account of the Colleges in Cambridge J. Wilson 1st

Price: £79.99

An interesting work of topography, focusing on the colleges and educational institutions within Cambridge. First edition. Extended title reads "Biographical Sketches of the Founders and Eminent Men; with Many Original Anecdotes;...

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1807 Ambulator Pocket Companion Tour Of London And Environs Illustrations Map
1807 Ambulator Pocket Companion Tour Of London And Environs Illustrations Map

Price: £425.00

An scarce illustrated guide to London: Ambulator; Or, a Pocket Companion for the Tour of London and its Environs, Within the Circuit of Twenty-five Miles: Describing Whatever is Remarkable for Antiquity, Grandeur, Elegance, or Rural...

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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 The Beauties of England and Wales Volume XIII Part I J Nightingale
1813 The Beauties of England and Wales Volume XIII Part I J Nightingale

Price: £69.99

A topographical study of the sights of England and Wales. Volume XIII, part I. Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved plates. Binder's ink stamp of 'Harrison' to verso of front free-endpaper.

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1813 The Beauties of England and Wales Volume XIV Shoberl Plates
1813 The Beauties of England and Wales Volume XIV Shoberl Plates

Price: £120.00

A topographical study of Suffolk, from the Beauties of England and Wales series. Volume XIV. Illustrated throughout with five engraved plates to the rear, and an engraved title page. Including chapters on county history, populations,...

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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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1814 The Beauties of England & Wales Worcestershire J. Britton Extra Illustrated
1814 The Beauties of England & Wales Worcestershire J. Britton Extra Illustrated

Price: £170.00

A highly detailed historical and descriptive work on topography. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED Focusing on the scenic county of Worcestershire. Volume XV of the The Beauties of England and Wales series. Produced by a variety of London publishers,...

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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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1822 WORCESTERSHIRE Topography Greenwood First
1822 WORCESTERSHIRE Topography Greenwood First

Price: £210.00

A scarce first edition of this reference work on the topography of the historic county of Worcestershire. 'With the distances and bearings from their respective market towns etc, to which is added the names of the incumbents...

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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 British Geography Pinnock's Catechism William Pinnock Scarce
1823 British Geography Pinnock's Catechism William Pinnock Scarce

Price: £65.00

This is a scarce copy of Pinnock's Catechism on British Geography.In two partsPart 1: England & WalesPart 2: Scotland Ireland & The Foreign Possessions of Great Britain.

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1824 A Selection of Antiquities in the County of Salop William Pearson Scarce
1824 A Selection of Antiquities in the County of Salop William Pearson Scarce

Price: £195.00

A beautifully illustrated work on the antiquities of Salop, or Shropshire. "Comprising the principal churches, castles, religious houses, and other ancient buildings. With topographical and historical accounts to each view." The...

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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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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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1827 The Citizen's Pocket Chronicle City of London Scarce Merchants Lawyers
1827 The Citizen's Pocket Chronicle City of London Scarce Merchants Lawyers

Price: £450.00

A very scarce Regency directory of London. With a chronological record of the most important civic occurences, from the earliest period. Also including an appendix of references.

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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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1829 2vol An Historical and Topographical Description of Chelsea Thomas Faulkner
1829 2vol An Historical and Topographical Description of Chelsea Thomas Faulkner

Price: £235.00

An illustrated history of Chelsea and the surrounding area. Interspersed with biographical anecdotes of illustrious and eminent persons who have resided in Chelsea during the three preceding centuries. Illustrated with twenty-nine...

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1829 History and Description of the City of Gloucester by G W Counsel
1829 History and Description of the City of Gloucester by G W Counsel

Price: £125.00

A copy of 'The History and Description of the City Gloucester from the earliest period to the present time; with an account of St Peter's Abbey, the Cathedral, Churches and other Religious houses; public buildings and charitable...

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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 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 Fint Saint Asaph J Poole Fold Out
1831 Gleanings of the Histories of Holywell Fint 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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1831 The Chichester Guide the History and Antiquities Richard Dally First Ed
1831 The Chichester Guide the History and Antiquities Richard Dally First Ed

Price: £150.00

A first edition of this early guide book to Chichester. Containing the history and antiquities of the city, a description of the cathedral and its monuments, together with some account of the antiquities and gentlemens' seats...

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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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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 Concise History of the Parish and Vicarage of Halifax in the County of York
1836 Concise History of the Parish and Vicarage of Halifax in the County of York

Price: £130.00

A copy of this History of Halifax by John Crabtree.With a Frontispiece of Halifax.With a Dedication by John Crabtree, to the Reverend Charles Musgrave.

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1837 3Vol Memorials of Oxford James Ingram With Engravings Le Keux 1st Edition
1837 3Vol Memorials of Oxford James Ingram With Engravings Le Keux 1st Edition

Price: £150.00

An impressive and highly detailed collection of works which combine the academical with the civil history, tracing the origins of the various colleges and halls, churches and parishes of the University and the surrounding City...

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1840 Leigh Hunt The Town: Its Memorable Characters And Events Illustrated
1840 Leigh Hunt The Town: Its Memorable Characters And Events Illustrated

Price: £40.00

Leigh Hunt's illustrated account of London's idiosyncratic history, recalling characters and events street by street between St Paul's and St James.Leigh Hunt was the son of loyal Americans, who moved to Britain after the Revolutionary...

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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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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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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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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 2 Vol The Old Court Suburb or Memorials of KENSINGTON Hunt First Edition
1855 2 Vol The Old Court Suburb or Memorials of KENSINGTON Hunt First Edition

Price: £150.00

A fascinating piece of topography exploring all aspects of Kensington's landmarks, church's, school's and galleries. First edition. With illustrated title page. The Old Court Suburb: Or, Memorials Of Kensington, Regal, Critical,...

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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 COTTESWOLD Hills Hand Book John Lycett
1857 COTTESWOLD Hills Hand Book John Lycett

Price: £59.99

A fascinating topography of the Cotswolds, 'introductory to their geology and palaeontology'. With seven plates of fossils and shells to the rear. Binders label of Bone and Son, London to rear pastedown. Bookseller's label of...

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1858 Geography of GLOUCESTERSHIRE Davis MAP
1858 Geography of GLOUCESTERSHIRE Davis MAP

Price: £89.99

A sweet and scarce little book on the topography of Gloucestershire. With a fold-out map of the county. Subjects covered include Gloucestershire's position and boundaries, the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean and the principle...

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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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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 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 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 Topography of Buckinghamshire General Survey James Joseph Sheahan
1862 History Topography of Buckinghamshire General Survey James Joseph Sheahan

Price: £120.00

 A detailed history of Buckinghamshire with topographical details, historical figures and places of interest. The book aims to collect the experience's and wisdom of all ages, recording the discoveries in arts and sciences that...

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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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1866 The Mountains Valleys Rivers of Holy Land Georgaphy Palestine John Kitto
1866 The Mountains Valleys Rivers of Holy Land Georgaphy Palestine John Kitto

Price: £60.00

An interesting work on the topography of the 'Holy Land' Palestine.Illustrated, with a frontispiece and an additional six plates.John Kitto was a careful observer of physical detail. He had careful research into the geography, biology...

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1868 4vol Lancashire and Cheshire Past and Present Thomas Baines Illustrated
1868 4vol Lancashire and Cheshire Past and Present Thomas Baines Illustrated

Price: £460.00

A topographical study of Lancashire and Cheshire. Including chapters on the industrial and commercial growth of the counties during the Industrial Revolution. The history of Lancashire is thought to have begun with its founding...

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1869 Fasti Herefordenses and other Antiquarian Memorials of Hereford Havergal
1869 Fasti Herefordenses and other Antiquarian Memorials of Hereford Havergal

Price: £115.00

An antiquary's guide to Hereford. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates, several of which are coloured, by G. C. Haddon.Francis Tebbs Havergal (182990) was an author and editor. The youngest son of William Henry Havergal was...

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1869 The Gaelic Topohraphy of Scotland and What it Proves Robertson Illustrated
1869 The Gaelic Topohraphy of Scotland and What it Proves Robertson Illustrated

Price: £89.00

The first edition of this nineteenth century topographical study.Illustrated with one folding map frontispiece.This work discusses Gaelic topography and the history of the topography of Scotland. James A Robertson FSA Scot. was...

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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 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 Dicken's Dictionary of the Thames Unconvential Handbook Scarce Dustwrapper
1872 Dicken'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 2vols Memorials of Liverpool Historical and Topographical J A Picton 1st
1873 2vols Memorials of Liverpool Historical and Topographical  J A Picton 1st

Price: £95.00

A first edition set of books on the History and Topography of Liverpool by J. A. Picton.Complete in two volumes.A good original source.Sir James Allanson Picton (2 December 1805 15 July 1889) was an English antiquary and architect...

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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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1880 The Orcadian Sketch-Book Being Traits of Old Orkney Life Dennison
1880 The Orcadian Sketch-Book Being Traits of Old Orkney Life Dennison

Price: £280.00

A scarce copy of The Orcadian Sketch-Book by Walter Traill Dennison.Written partly in the Orkney Dialect.Walter Traill Dennison (18251894) was a farmer and folklorist. He was a native of the Orkney island of Sanday, in Scotland, United...

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1881 Anderson Book Of British Topography Classificed Catalogue British Museum
1881 Anderson Book Of British Topography Classificed 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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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 Historical Richmond Edwin Beresford Chancellor Illustrated Subcriber's Copy
1885 Historical Richmond Edwin Beresford Chancellor Illustrated Subcriber's Copy

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

Price: £99.99

A lavishly illustrated topographical study of Richmond. Subscriber's Copy. With a frontispiece and twenty-four further plates, all with tissue-guards. Richmond is a town in southwest London, England and is part of the London...

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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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1885-1886 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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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 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 Annals of the Hospital of S. Wulstan City of Worcester Frederick Marsh
1890 Annals of the Hospital of S. Wulstan City of Worcester Frederick Marsh

Price: £99.99

An interesting topographical and religiously focused work about Worcester and the history of a particular hospital therein. 'The Commandery in the city of Worcester; together with a chartulary of the said Hospital'. With...

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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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1891-3 2Vol London City London Suburbs W J Loftie Percy Fitzgerald Illustrated
1891-3 2Vol London City London Suburbs W J Loftie Percy Fitzgerald Illustrated

Price: £99.99

This is a two volume set of books on the topography of London and surrounding areas. Uniformly bound in two volumes. Illustrated with full page plates by W. Luker Jr. from original drawings engraved by Charles Guillaume. William John...

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1892 Lancashire Sketches By Edwin Waugh Edited by G Milner Topography
1892 Lancashire Sketches By Edwin Waugh Edited by G Milner Topography

Price: £19.99

A collection of tales of the county of Lancashire by Edwin Waugh. With frontispiece of the author and vignette title page. Edwin Waugh (1817 Rochdale 1890 New Brighton), was a poet and topographical author. Waugh read eagerly,...

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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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1892-5 2vol London and Westminster Walter Besant London Topography Illustrated
1892-5 2vol London and Westminster Walter Besant London Topography Illustrated

Price: £37.99

Two historical works by Walter Besant on London and Westminster. First editions. Sir Walter Besant (14 August 1836 9 June 1901), was a novelist and historian who lived largely in London. With chapters on the city...

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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 Greater Bristol by Lesser Columbus Topography Illustrated
1893 Greater Bristol by Lesser Columbus Topography Illustrated

Price: £30.00

This is an uncommon copy of this work on the topography of Bristol.With advertisements to front and rear. With photographic illustrations throughout.

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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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1893-1898 6vol Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland Topography
1893-1898 6vol Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland Topography

Price: £99.99

A topographical dictionary of the UK, providing general descriptions, physical and geological features, landmarks, and parliamentary information. Featuring sixty coloured maps, including frontispieces (collated complete). With...

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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 History of Penrith from the Earliest Record Ewanian William Furness
1894 History of Penrith from the Earliest Record Ewanian William Furness

Price: £140.00

A scarce first edition of this illustrated history of Penrith.Penrith is a market town in Cumbria, England less than three miles outside the Lake District National Park, famous as the childhood home of poet William Wordsworth....

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1895 Some Notes of the History of Whitchurch John Slatter Map Topography
1895 Some Notes of the History of Whitchurch John Slatter Map Topography

Price: £34.99

A topographical study of the parish of Whitchurch in Oxford. With frontispiece map.

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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 Sussex by Augustus J C Hare Brighton Eastbourne Illustrated Fold Out Map
1896 Sussex by Augustus J C Hare Brighton Eastbourne Illustrated Fold Out Map

Price: £29.99

A topographical study of Sussex, with chapters on Tunbridge Wells, Hastings and St. Leonards, Eastbourne, Lewes, Brighton and Chichester. Second edition. With a fold-out map to rear. Previous owner's ink inscription to front blank,...

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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 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 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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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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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 Paved with Gold The Romance and Reality of London ILLUSTRATED Mayhew
1899 Paved with Gold The Romance and Reality of London ILLUSTRATED Mayhew

Price: £99.99

An interesting account of life in nineteenth-century London, contrasted with the common idealistic image that many of the time had of the capital. With drawings by 'Phiz', the pseudonym of Hablot Knight Browne. Covering such grim...

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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 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 HIGHWAYS BYWAYS East Anglia William Dutt Pennell Illus
1901 HIGHWAYS BYWAYS East Anglia William Dutt Pennell Illus

Price: £99.99

A lovely work from the Highways and Byways series, focused on East Anglia, lavishly illustrated with Joseph Pennell's line drawings. With a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Numerous further illustrations in the text. Publisher's...

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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 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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1903 Cardiganshire Personal Surey of Antiquities Chapels G E Evans Signed
1903 Cardiganshire Personal Surey 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 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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1903 Venice and its Story by T Okey Illustrated Erichsen Hinchcliff Ward First
1903 Venice and its Story by T Okey Illustrated Erichsen Hinchcliff Ward First

Price: £29.99

A beautifully illustrated history of Venice. First edition thus. With two maps, one of them folding. With a great many illustrations, many in full-colour. Including a colour portrait of Doge Leonardo Loredan to frontispiece. ...

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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 The City Companies of London P.H. Ditchfield Illustrated First Edition
1904 The City Companies of London P.H. Ditchfield Illustrated First Edition

Price: £49.99

This is a charmingly illustrated first edition of this work on the city livery companies of London.Illustrated with full page coloured and monochrome plates. Peter Hempson Ditchfield was a Church of England Priest, historian and...

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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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1905 London Statistics 1904-1905 Immigration Economics Transport Vol XV
1905 London Statistics 1904-1905 Immigration Economics Transport Vol XV

Price: £49.99

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1905 Normandy Nico Jungman Illustrated in Colour First Edition
1905 Normandy Nico Jungman Illustrated in Colour First Edition

Price: £33.99

A colourful exploration into the architecture, landscape, and people of Normandy. First edition. Featuring twenty-five coloured plates, with their original captioned tissue guards. Illustrated by Nico Jungman, and written by G....

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1905 The Coal-Fields of Great Britain Edward Hull Folding Maps Topography
1905 The Coal-Fields of Great Britain Edward Hull Folding Maps Topography

Price: £49.99

A topographical study of the British coal-field. Fifth edition, revised. With folding maps and an engraved frontispiece. Missing the folding map in the pocket to the rear.

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1906 2vol Old Touraine Chateaux of the Loire Theodore Andrea Cooke
1906 2vol Old Touraine Chateaux of the Loire Theodore Andrea Cooke

Price: £26.00

A history of the chateaux of Old Touraine from Theodore Andrea Cook. Illustrated throughout with several plates. Bookplate of Miriam Williams Roberts to front pastedowns. Theodore Cook legacy from his artist mother was an early introduction...

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1906 North Devon F J Snell Colour Illustrations First Edition
1906 North Devon F J Snell Colour Illustrations First Edition

Price: £44.00

A first edition of this beautifully-illustrated work on North Devon. Featuring twenty-six coloured plates.

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1907 2v The Manchester and Glasgow Road Gretna Green Charles Harper Illustrated
1907 2v The Manchester and Glasgow Road Gretna Green Charles Harper Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A two volume first edition of this work on historical topography.An interesting account of the history, topography and anecdotes surround the road from London to Glasgow, traditionally the route to Gretna Green, a place where many...

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1907 6vol The Plays of Shakspere Shakespeare Illustrated Edited Charles Knight
1907 6vol The Plays of Shakspere Shakespeare Illustrated Edited Charles Knight

Price: £495.00

The complete plays of William Shakespeare, with notes by Charles Knight. With fifty photogravure plates throughout (collated complete), depicting famous theatre actors of the past in many of the lead roles such as Sir Henry...

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1907 Rural Nooks Round London by Charles G Harper Illustrated from Photographs
1907 Rural Nooks Round London by Charles G Harper Illustrated from Photographs

Price: £39.00

A local interest book on Rural Nooks Round London by Charles G. Harper.Illustrated from photographs by W. S. Campbell.With two fold-out maps one to the front, and one to the rear of the volume.

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1907 Rural Nooks Round London Middlesex Surrey Charles G Harper Root Binding
1907 Rural Nooks Round London Middlesex Surrey Charles G Harper Root Binding

Price: £29.99

A topographical study of Middlesex and Surrey from Charles G. Harper. Including numerous photographic plates throughout by W. S. Campbell. Bound by Root and Son (binder's stamp to front free-endpaper).

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1907 Wild Wales Its People Language and Scenery George Borrow Illustrated
1907 Wild Wales Its People Language and Scenery George Borrow Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A geographical study of Wales by George Borrow. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates. George Henry Borrow was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his own experiences travelling around Europe.

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1908 A Cotteswold Shrine History of Hailes County Welbore St Clair Beddeley
1908 A Cotteswold Shrine History of Hailes County Welbore St Clair Beddeley

Price: £44.99

A topographical history of Hailes Abbey and the surrounding area in Gloucester. With large folding map to the rear, frontispiece, and numerous other maps and illustrations throughout. One of only 350 printed copies. Hailes...

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1908 Bates From Gretna Green to Lands End Literary Journey England Illustrated
1908 Bates From Gretna Green to Lands End Literary Journey England Illustrated

Price: £24.99

From Gretna Green to Land's End A Literary Journey in England by Katharine Lee Bates. Illustrated from photographs by Katharine Coman and a foldout map. First edition. With chapters on areas of England from The Border to The Cotswolds...

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1908 English Lakes Painted By A Heaton Cooper Described Wm T Palmer Colour Plate
1908 English Lakes Painted By A Heaton Cooper Described Wm T Palmer Colour Plate

Price: £29.99

The English Lakes painted by A. Heaton Cooper and described by Wm. T. Palmer. Illustrated with seventy five plates in colour from watercolours. Second edition. Alfred Heaton Cooper (1863 - 1929) is a highly acclaimed Victorian...

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1909 2Vol Motor Tours Mrs Rodolph Stawell Yorkshire Wales Border Counties Illus
1909 2Vol Motor Tours Mrs Rodolph Stawell Yorkshire Wales Border Counties Illus

Price: £90.00

A two volume set of these popular guides to drives around Britain. The first edition of the guide to Yorkshire, and second edition of the guide to Wales.With over 100 photographic illustrations by R de S Stawell and illustrated map...

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1909 Hogarth's London Illustrated First Edition Henry Wheatley
1909 Hogarth's London Illustrated First Edition Henry Wheatley

Price: £39.99

This is a charmingly illustrated text which depicts eighteenth century London as seen through the works of William Hogarth.William Hogarth was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic and editorial cartoonist,...

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1909 Isle of Man by W Ralph Hall Caine Illustrated by Heaton Cooper First
1909 Isle of Man by W Ralph Hall Caine Illustrated by Heaton Cooper First

Price: £110.00

A beautifully illustrated history of the Isle of Man. First edition. With twenty full-colour illustrations by Alfred Heaton Cooper (1863 - 1929), the highly acclaimed Victorian artist. With two fold-out maps. Inscription...

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1909 London Passed and Passing Hanslip Fletcher Illustrated Second Edition
1909 London Passed and Passing Hanslip Fletcher Illustrated Second Edition

Price: £34.99

This is a beautifully illustrated work on the lost architecture of London.With notes by various authors.This work depicts the topography of London as defined by buildings that had been destroyed or left to decay, particularly with...

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1909 The Cottage Homes of England Helen Allingham Stewart Dick Colour Plates
1909 The Cottage Homes of England Helen Allingham Stewart Dick Colour Plates

Price: £225.00

A charming history of cottages in England. Illustrated throughout with many beautiful coloured plates, drawn by Helen Allingham. Including chapters such as The Evolution of the Cottage, The Structure, Stone Houses of the Cotswolds,...

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1909 The Story of the Tweed Herbert Maxwell Tweed River Valley Scotland Uncommon
1909 The Story of the Tweed Herbert Maxwell Tweed River Valley Scotland Uncommon

Price: £175.00

The second edition of this uncommon work by Sir Herbert Maxwell. This interesting volume features many illustrations, most notably a photogravure frontispiece of Abbotsford - complete with its original tissueguard - opposite a handsomely...

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1910 Leicestershire Marriage Licences 1570-1729 Henry Hartopp Genealogy
1910 Leicestershire Marriage Licences 1570-1729  Henry Hartopp Genealogy

Price: £99.99

A scarce collection of the marriage records of Leicestershire from 1570 to 1729. Arranged alphabetically by surname.

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1910 Petites Villes D'Italie Italian Towns and Cities in French
1910 Petites Villes D'Italie Italian Towns and Cities in French

Price: £39.99

A guide to various towns and cities in Italy at the turn of the twentieth century, including Milan, Bologna and Parma. Fourth edition. Part II only, complete in itself.

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1910 Sir Walter Besant London The City Illus First Edition with Dustwrapper
1910 Sir Walter Besant London The City Illus First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £180.00

This scarce topographical study of London at the end of the nineteenth century.First Edition. With very rare original unclipped dustwrapper.Sir Besant weaves history and topography with a continuous narrative, exploring London...

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1910-1950 24Vol Beautiful England and Scotland Illustrated in Colour
1910-1950 24Vol Beautiful England and Scotland Illustrated in Colour

Price: £275.00

A scarce collection of these beautifully illustrated admirable records detailing some of the most scenic counties within England and Scotland. With descriptive text throughout each volume, from a variety of specialists and...

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1911 LIGHTER SIDE OF IRISH LIFE Birmingham Illus KERR
1911 LIGHTER SIDE OF IRISH LIFE Birmingham Illus KERR

Price: £39.99

George A. Birmingham was the pen name of James Owen Hannay (1865 - 1950), Irish clergyman and prolific novelist. He withdrew from the Gaelic League in the wake of ongoing protests about the tour of his successful play, General John...

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1911 Rural Denmark and its Lessons by H Rider Haggard Illustrated First Edition
1911 Rural Denmark and its Lessons by H Rider Haggard Illustrated First Edition

Price: £69.99

An interesting sociological study of rural Denmark. With 28 monochrome photographic plates. First edition.

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1912 Bacon's Map of South East and Central England W G Bacon
1912 Bacon's Map of South East and Central England W G Bacon

Price: £90.00

A twenty panel, linen backed colour map. Each panel shows a ten mile distance. The map is pre-first World War of South East and Central England. With a list of the speed limits (c.10mph) in certain counties and an alphabetical...

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1912 Memorials of Old Gloucestershire DITCHFILED Church
1912 Memorials of Old Gloucestershire DITCHFILED Church

Price: £29.99

A fascinating in-depth study of the history of Gloucestershire; its churches, castles and people. With numerous photographic plates and illustrations.Second Edition.Rev. Peter Hempson Ditchfield, FSA (1854-1930) was a Church of England...

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1912 Russia By Sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace Revised Edition with Maps
1912 Russia By Sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace Revised Edition with Maps

Price: £19.99

A indepth text on Russia, including specific areas such as the Northern forests, Moscow and Slavophils. There are also chapters on Church and the State and the Crimean War. Revised and enlarged edition with maps.

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1912 The Italian Lakes Ella du Cane and Richard Bagot Illustrated in Colour
1912 The Italian Lakes Ella du Cane and Richard Bagot Illustrated in Colour

Price: £59.99

A beautifully illustrated exploration into the scenic lakes within Northern Italy. Second reprint of the first edition. With several coloured plates with their original captioned tissue guards. Painted by Ella Du Cane. With a...

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1913 Documents Illustrating Early Education in Worcester A F Leach
1913 Documents Illustrating Early Education in Worcester A F Leach

Price: £29.99

A collection of educational records from Worcester, spanning the seventh century to the eighteenth. Edited for the Worcestershire Historical Society by Arthur F. Leach. Arthur Francis Leach (18511915) was an English historian...

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1913 EDUCATION Documents Illustrating Early Education in Worcester A F Leach
1913 EDUCATION Documents Illustrating Early Education in Worcester A F Leach

Price: £29.99

A collection of educational records from Worcester, spanning the seventh century to the eighteenth. Edited for the Worcestershire Historical Society by Arthur F. Leach. Arthur Francis Leach (18511915) was an English historian...

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1913 HIGHWAYS and BYWAYS The BORDER Andrew LANG Thomson
1913 HIGHWAYS and BYWAYS The BORDER Andrew LANG Thomson

Price: £119.99

A tour of the Border region by Andrew Lang, for the Highways and Byways series by Macmillan. This would have been a personal work for Lang, who was born and raised in Selkirk. Unusual in a fine decorative binding. With a folding...

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1913 Northumberland Yesterday and Today Jean F Terry Plates Maps
1913 Northumberland Yesterday and Today Jean F Terry Plates Maps

Price: £29.99

This is a charming edition of this text on the local history of Northumberland.Featuring a pictorial endpaper map of Northumberland.Northumberland is the northernmost ceremonial county and a unitary district in North East...

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1914 3vol History of Totnes Priory and Medieval Town Hugh R Watkin
1914 3vol History of Totnes Priory and Medieval Town Hugh R Watkin

Price: £390.00

An extensive history of Totnes and the surrounding area from Hugh R. Watkin.Together with the sister priory of Tywardreath, Cornwall. Illustrated throughout with twenty-four plates. Including The Tenement of Totnes, Totnes Priory Buildings...

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1915 2Vol Peeps at Many Lands France Belgium Illustrated Colour Plates
1915 2Vol  Peeps at Many Lands France Belgium Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £34.00

A two volume set of European topography books.With twelve illustrations and a map to each volume including frontispieces and illustrated covers.Peeps at Many Lands were a series of books produced as part of a collection of pocket...

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1915 London by J B Reynolds Quotation and Picture Series Illustrated in Colour
1915 London by J B Reynolds Quotation and Picture Series Illustrated in Colour

Price: £29.99

A charming book on London, illustrated with full-colour plates of landmarks including London Bridge, the Serpentine and the Middle Temple. Each plate is accompanied by prose or poems by writers including Charlotte Bronte, Charles...

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1915 Statutes and Customs of Salisbury Cathedral Chr Wordsworth Douglas Macleane
1915 Statutes and Customs of Salisbury Cathedral Chr Wordsworth Douglas Macleane

Price: £29.99

A collection of statutes from Salisbury Cathedral. Including The Kalendar of Obits, A Consitution on Keeping Residence, Decrees Touching the Vicars and many others.

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1915 The Guilds of the City of London and Their Liverymen J C Thornley
1915 The Guilds of the City of London and Their Liverymen J C Thornley

Price: £89.99

A catalogue of the guilds of the city of London. Illustrated throughout with numerous aquatint and coloured plates. Including details of The Mercers' Company, The Barbers' Company, The Musicians' Company, The Grocers' Company...

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1915-19 6Vol Watercolours English Watercolours First Editions Illustrated
1915-19 6Vol Watercolours English Watercolours First Editions Illustrated

Price: £150.00

A six volume set of watercolours relating to areas of England.All volumes first edition aside from Kent which is the second edition.Each volume with 20 watercolour plates including a frontispiece and cover illustration.Volumes include:...

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1918 France Gordon Home Illustrated in Colour
1918 France Gordon Home Illustrated in Colour

Price: £49.99

A colourful exploration into the French, their religion, education, landscape and architecture. Second reprint of the first edition, published with thirty-two more illustrations than the first. Featuring sixty-four beautiful coloured...

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1919 The Book of the Lews W C Mackenzie Illustrated Scottish Interest
1919 The Book of the Lews W C Mackenzie Illustrated Scottish Interest

Price: £46.00

A history of Stornoway and Lews Castle from W. C. Mackenzie.Illustrated throughout with many plates.

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1919-22 3 Vols Gweneth Williams Bessie Threadgill South Australian Exploration
1919-22 3 Vols Gweneth Williams Bessie Threadgill South Australian Exploration

Price: £320.00

First editions of these compilations of original source documents, from the age of European exploration in Southern Australia.The first volume is the second in the overall series, and was written in accordance with the requirements...

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1920 Moorlands and memories Allen Clarke Second Edition
1920 Moorlands and memories Allen Clarke Second Edition

Price: £49.99

This is a charmingly illustrated second edition of this scarce book on the moorlands of England. Allen Clarke was an English author, journalist and Lancashire dialect story writer who was born in Bolton. His works include Windmill...

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1921 Cotswold Characters John Drinkwater First edition Paul Nash
1921 Cotswold Characters John Drinkwater First edition Paul Nash

Price: £74.99

A rare US printing of a collection of five fine essays surrounding the Cotswold residents. First edition. Featuring five wood engravings by Paul Nash. With The Times Book Club label to the rear pastedown.

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1921 The Charm of Oxford By J Wells Illustrated by W G Blackall
1921 The Charm of Oxford By J Wells Illustrated by W G Blackall

Price: £65.00

An illustrated study of Oxford, with reference details of the many University colleges. Second edition. Illustrated throughout with many tipped-in sketches by W. G. Blackall.

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1922 Grey Fairy and Titania's Palace Nevile Wilkinson Illustrated
1922 Grey Fairy and Titania's Palace Nevile Wilkinson Illustrated

Price: £29.99

The first edition of this novelised tour of the sights of Venice. Illustrated throughout with twenty-five plates, two of which are coloured. With chapters including The Crystal Tear, San Fruttuoso, Le Formiche and many others. ...

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1922 Sustenpass Illustrated Topographischer Atlas Der Schweiz Vierwaldstattersee
1922 Sustenpass Illustrated Topographischer Atlas Der Schweiz Vierwaldstattersee

Price: £150.00

A large folding map of a mountain pass in the Swiss Alps. Map measures 32" by 29.5".The pass road, built from 19381945, connects Innertkirchen in the canton of Bern with Wassen in the canton of Uri. A 300 metres long tunnel crosses...

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1922 Wenceslaus Hollar and his Views of London and Windsor Arthur Hind Illus
1922 Wenceslaus Hollar and his Views of London and Windsor Arthur Hind Illus

Price: £90.00

A fascinating first edition of this work on Wenceslaus Hollar.Contains a short biography, a survey of Hollar's works and plates of his etchings.With 64 plates. Wenceslaus Hollar was a Bohemian etcher, known for his extensive...

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1923 ST PETER'S COLLEGE RADLEY Register 1847-1923 FOURTH EDITION
1923 ST PETER'S COLLEGE RADLEY Register 1847-1923 FOURTH EDITION

Price: £24.99

A fourth edition copy of the St. Peter's College of Radley Register, spanning the dates 1848-1923. Includes a frontispiece, fold-out map of the College grounds and several more plates within.

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1923 WINCHESTER College REGISTER 1867-1920 Henry John HARDY
1923 WINCHESTER College REGISTER 1867-1920 Henry John HARDY

Price: £89.99

A register for Winchester College during the period between 1867-1920. Includes a comprehensive list of Wardens, Fellows, Head Masters, Second Masters, Tutors and Assistant and Temporary Masters, Houses and House Masters and Chaplains...

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1924 BLY Market by Bernard GILBERT First Limited
1924 BLY Market by Bernard GILBERT First Limited

Price: £39.99

A limited, first edition of Gilbert's entertaining description of a market day with a fold-out map. Bound in quarter cloth. Of this Edition de Luxe of 'Bly Market' one thousand copies have been printed, of which eight hundred and...

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1924 BLY Market by Bernard GILBERT First Limited Signed
1924 BLY Market by Bernard GILBERT First Limited Signed

Price: £49.99

A limited, first edition of Gilbert's entertaining description of a market day with a fold-out map, signed by the author. Bound in half paper vellum and faux snake/crocodile skin texture. Some pages are unopened. Of this Edition...

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1924 Eighth Report with Inventory of Monuments and Constructions in East Lothian
1924 Eighth Report with Inventory of Monuments and Constructions in East Lothian

Price: £220.00

A copy of the Eighth Report with Inventory of Monuments and Constructions in the County of East Lothian.A scarce work. the best reference on the subject.By the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions...

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1924 Hopkins The Kipling Country Illustrated With Drawings By Bately And Volk
1924 Hopkins The Kipling Country Illustrated With Drawings By Bately And Volk

Price: £27.99

A book about the Country of Kipling, being Sussex, illustrated with drawings by Captain Irvine B. Bately and Gordon Volk. First edition. Including much matter from the Sussex County Herald and with permission from Mrs. Rudyard...

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1924 Notable Londoners An Illustrated Who's Who Illustrated
1924 Notable Londoners An Illustrated Who's Who Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A guide to notable Londoners of the 1920s.Illustrated throughout with many portraits in the text.

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1924 PARISH REGISTER WIMBLEDON, CO. SURREY
1924 PARISH REGISTER WIMBLEDON, CO. SURREY

Price: £49.99

 A copy of the 'Parish Register of Wimbeldon, Co. Surrey' dated 1924. Contains lists of the Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from the year 1538-1812 and a list of names and places. Published by the John Evelyn Club for...

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1924-1926 4vol Hutchinson's Britain Beautiful Walter Hutchinson Colour Plates
1924-1926 4vol Hutchinson's Britain Beautiful Walter Hutchinson Colour Plates

Price: £79.99

A wonderfully illustrated tour of the British Isles, scarce in its entirety. With roughly two thousand beautiful illustrations, many of which are in colour, of ruins, castles, beaches, cathedrals, monuments and more. Containing...

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1924-5 2Vol English Place Name Society Part I and II Allen Mawer F M Stenton
1924-5 2Vol English Place Name Society Part I and II Allen Mawer F M Stenton

Price: £65.00

A two volume set of publications from English Place-Name Society.Volume I part I and II.The English Place-Name society was founded in 1923 to carry out a survey of English Place Names. It has now published more than 80 volumes in the...

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1926 Old Bedford the Town of Sir William Harper John Bunyan C F Farrar Plates
1926 Old Bedford the Town of Sir William Harper John Bunyan C F Farrar Plates

Price: £37.00

A topographical history of Bedford from the Reverend C. F. Farrar. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates, several of which are coloured. In 1660 John Bunyan was imprisoned for 12 years in Bedford Gaol. It was here that he wrote...

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1926 PARIS FRANCE Travel History DARK Rushberry
1926 PARIS FRANCE Travel History DARK Rushberry

Price: £36.99

A black, cloth hardback, with gilt lettering to the spine and a decorative front board. The author's impressions of Paris, after many years of living in the city. Dark's exuberant style makes this an enjoyable read. This...

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1927 This London Its Tavern Haunts and Memories R Thurston Hopkins
1927 This London Its Tavern Haunts and Memories R Thurston Hopkins

Price: £19.99

A historical study of the sites and pubs of London. Illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs.

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1928 2vol Clare College 1326-1926 University Hall Illustrated Colour Plates
1928 2vol Clare College 1326-1926 University Hall Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £145.00

A comprehensive history of Clare College, Cambridge. First edition. Illustrated throughout with two hundred and sixty-five plates, including coloured frontispieces, and illustrations in the text.The college was founded in 1326 by the...

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