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Colonial Williamsburg Official Guidebook & Map

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Price: £2.50

Publisher: Williamsburg: 1970

Seller ID: 11165

ISBN: 0910412324

Condition: Very Good


6th edition. 108pp, illustrated softback covers. Attractive b + w illlustrations. A clean copy. A history of the town, and descriptions of over 100 historic buildings. Lacks the accompanying map. View more info

The White Slave Traffic

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Price: £30.00

Publisher: C Arthur Pearson: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12513

Condition: Very Good


Attributed to William ALexander Coote, the Secretary of the National Vigilance Association. 115pp, softback covers with a manacled woman, with a little wear to base of spine. Marginal tear to one page, otherwise internally clean and tight. How girls are lured away to a life of vice. Now very rare. View more info

In the Grip of the White Slave Trader

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Price: £30.00

Publisher: M.A.P:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12514

Condition: Very Good


Attributed to William ALexander Coote, the Secretary of the National Vigilance Association. Circa 1912. 112pp, softback covers with a woman gripped by a giant hand, with a little wear to base of spine. Internally clean and tight. Moral dangers of Paris, Rotterdam etc and rescue work. Now very rare. View more info

The Story of Yorkshire

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Price: £8.50

Publisher: Edward Arnold:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12596

Condition: Good


Circa 1900. 250pp, including Notes. Red cloth covered boards with child owner's name and date 1904. York High School label on flyleaf. Many b + w engravings, one or two neatly coloured in. A little pencil underlining. A good 'reading copy' of a rare school history of the county. View more info

USSR Living Standards

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Price: £12.00

Publisher: APN: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12846

Condition: Very Good


144pp, softback covers. Many colour and b + w photographs. A clean, tight copy. Text in English, giving information about the growth in consumption, education, sport, culture etc. in the USSR. View more info

Martin Luther the Reformer

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Price: £7.50

Publisher: S W Partridge & Co: 1111

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13484

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1890. 96pp and publisher's catalogue. Blue cloth covered boards with an illustration in gold and black. B + w engraved illustrations and headpieces to chapters. A clean, attractive copy. View more info

Mostra dell'Arredameneto Del Cinquecento Veneto Palazzo Barbaran Da Porto Vicenza

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Price: £9.50

Publisher: Vicenza, Centro Internazionale Di Architettura A Palladio: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15197

Condition: Very Good


61pp, grey card covers. B + w photographs. A very clean, tight Near Fine copy. The catalogue of an exhibition of Renaissance furniture, pottery, paintings, sculpture etc. held in Vicenza from 30 May to 2 September1973. View more info

The British Museum Quarterly Vol XVIII No 2 June 1953

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Price: £6.50

Publisher: British Museum: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15340

Condition: Very Good


Softback covers. B + w illustrations. A couple of small closed tears to the covers, otherwise very clean. Articles on early visitors, Thomas Watts, Charles James Fox Papers, Burney Papers, William Ottley, John Henderson etc. View more info

The British Museum Quarterly Vol XVIII No 4 December 1953

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Price: £6.50

Publisher: British Museum: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15342

Condition: Very Good


Softback covers. B + w illustrations. A couple of small closed tears to the covers, otherwise very clean. Articles on an early Portuguese Tragedy, Meyerstein Bequest, 3 Dering mss, an Assyrian helmet, Meissen pocelain crinoline group, Franks collection of oriental antiquities, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles etc. View more info

Portrait Miniatures

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Price: £4.00

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15655

Condition: Very Good


Short introduction and 48 b + w plates of the finest portrait miniatures from 1539 to 1826 in the collection of the V & A. A clean copy. View more info

50 Years Gardening at Harewood

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: EP Publishing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15718

ISBN: 0715812505

Condition: Very Good


133pp, illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. A light crease to the bottom corner of the first few pages, otherwise internally clean and tight. Life at Harewood House in Yorkshire, the home of Princess Mary, where the author and his father were both Head Gardeners. View more info

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine No. CCCXCVII Vol LXIV November 1848

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Price: £10.00

Publisher: William Blackwood: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15932

Condition: Very Good


Soft covers, with a little loss to the spine. Internally clean. Attractive period advertisements. Articles include Germany and Its Parliament, Eighteenth Century Satires and Caricatures, A Parcel from Paris, Life in the Far West, George Frederick Ruxton, Naval War of the French Revolution, Danube and the Euxine, Memoirs of Lord Castlereagh, What is Spain About and Conservative Union. View more info

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine No. CCCCXXVI Vol LXIX April 1851

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Price: £10.00

Publisher: William Blackwood: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15933

Condition: Very Good


Soft covers, later strengthened with tape to the spine and with some loss. Internally clean. Attractive period advertisements. Articles include Southey Part II, The Peaceful Lieutenant, Michael Angelo and the Friar, My Novel, Narratives of Sorcery and Magic, Modern State Trials IV, The Flowers' Revenge and Latter Days of the Free Trade Ministry. View more info

Law Practice and Usage in the Solicitor's Profession Being a Digest of Decisions of the Courts and Opinions Principally of The Council of The Law Society Affecting Solicitors 1923

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Price: £32.00

Publisher: The Law Society: 1934

Seller ID: 15958

Condition: Very Good


1934 reprint of the 1923 edition. 493pp, red cloth covered boards with light marks to the edges. Internally clean. Reports of cases and decisions on sales, mortgages, charges, marriage settlements, partnership etc affecting solicitors' practice. Now rare. View more info

The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments

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Price: £5.00

Publisher: Collins Clear-Type Press: 1111

Seller ID: 9690

Condition: Very Good


An edition published for the Gideons, with 29 preliminary pages by them with information about the Bible and how to find helpful passages. 878pp +269pp, on India paper. Beige leather look cloth covered boards with gilt title, with a very little wear to the bottom corners of the spine. A clean copy. The Authorised King James version, used in the Church of England for centuries. View more info

National Geographic January 2012

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16043

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Contents include twins, gold artifacts in Panama, dogsleds in Greenland, Cambodia land mines, Afar depression in Africa, Montana homesteaders. View more info

National Geographic April 2012

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16044

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Contents include climbing K2, african masks, robotic avatars explore the Titanic, flamingo cliques and secret slave societies in Brazil. View more info

National Geographic September 1999

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16045

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Contents include conflict in Kashmir, Piccard and Jones travel by balloon around the globe, Masai initiation, olive oil, Sahara's art in Niger, hunting with eagles in Mongolia, Rodeos, and the Galileo mission to Jupiter. View more info

National Geographic July 2012

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16046

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Contents include how the Easter Island statues were moved, epic storms, dying languages, volcanoes in antarctic and summer in Russia. View more info

National Geographic May 2012

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16047

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Contents include American Civil War reenactors, manakin birds, Egypt after the arab spring, hands, how the landscape of Iceland was made, rescuing Koalas. View more info