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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

National Geographic February 2012

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16072

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Contents include the DNA of dogs, Studying Tsunamis, Kazakhstan, a possible Leonardo da Vinci drawing, Arizona's Vermilion Cliffs, and the Meakambut of Papua New Guinea. View more info

National Geographic March 2012

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16073

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Contents include the travels of the apostles, arabian seas, glaciers, rhino wars, Marseille, migrants bound for Europe. View more info

National Geographic June 2012

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16074

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Contents include solar storms, North Carolina's Outer Banks, terracotta army paintwork, the Ural Owl, change in Hong Kong, plants and animals of Socotra, Yemen. View more info

National Geographic July 2013

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16075

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Contents include pictures of Mars, the making of the solar system, killing birds in the Mediterranean, Denisovan human ancestors in Russia, the hay meadows of Transylvania, and the comeback of the yacare caiman croc. View more info

Morte Arthure Le Morte Arthur Two Early English Romances

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Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16195

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, circa 1912, with an Introduction by Lucy Allen Paton. 209pp, including Glossary, blue cloth covered boards, with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Internally clean. The edition of Morte Arthure in modern English follows that of Miss Mary M Banks. Le Morte Arthur is in its original text. View more info

Ricordo Di Venezia 32 Vedute

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Price: £6.00

Publisher: Venice, Boncompagni: 1111

Seller ID: 16255

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1925 - dated from a gift inscription to the reverse of the panorama. Red paper covered boards, a little rubbed to the corners, with a coloured illustration of the Campanile to the front. A long pull-out of b + w photographs on very pale pink tinted paper, with brief descriptions in four languages to the reverse. An attractive period souvenir. View more info

Ricordo Di Venezia 64 Vedute

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Price: £6.00

Publisher: Milan, A Scrocchi: 1111

Seller ID: 16256

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription dated 1951 to the corner of the map inside the back board, but appears 1930s. Red paper covered boards, a little rubbed to the corners, with a coloured illustration of the Bridge of Sighs to the front and a canal scene to the back in an embossed border. A long pull-out of sepia tinted photographs, with brief descriptions in four languages to the reverse. An attractive period souvenir. View more info

British Historical & Political Orations from the XIIth to the XXth Century

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Price: £4.50

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16330

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, circa 1920, with an Introduction by 'The Member for Barsetshire'. 351pp. brown cloth covered boards, a little wrinked to the front, with dulled gilt flower ornament to the spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. Internally clean. Famous speeches from King Ethelbert in 597 through King James, Burke, Pitt etc to Disraeli, Gladstone, Chamberlain and Lord Rosebery. View more info

The Life of Sir Thomas Gresham Founder of the Royal Exchange

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Price: £25.00

Publisher: Charles Knight: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16359

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Knight's Weekly volume series. Pocket sized. 245pp, decorated paper covers with tape strengthening to the lower part of the spine. Frontispiece engraved portrait. Internally clean. Includes an Appendix on Thomas Churchyard, and the publisher's catalogue. A rare copy of a biography of the Tudor merchant and founder of Gresham College. The BM catalogue gives the author as either Charles Knight or William Macfarlane. View more info

Il Forestiere Istruito Nella Visita Della R. Citta Di Vicenza Con Pianta Topografica e Disegni

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Price: £22.50

Publisher: U.t.vi. Tipolito: 1983

Seller ID: 16366

Condition: As New


No 418 out of 500 in the limited edition reprint of the 1842 guidebook to the buildings of Vicenza originally published by Boschetti. Beige soft card covers with matching yellow dustjacket. Fold out map and plans. A very clean, still uncut, copy. Part of the Vicenza di ieri nei suoi libri series. View more info

A Weeks Preparation Towards a Worthy Receiving of The Lords Supper after the Warning of the Church for the Celebration of the Holy Communion

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Price: £45.50

Publisher: Samuel Keble: 1695

Seller ID: 16384

Condition: Good


Nineteenth Edition, dated 1695. Pocket sized. 169pp, worn leather covers with some loss to the bottom of the spine. There is no flyleaf, the title page is present but worn to the edge, and only one of the Contents pages at the back is present, but the Preface and all text including the Meditations are complete. A good 'working copy'. Written for use in the Church of England. View more info

The New Weeks Preparation Towards a Worthy Receiving of The Lords Supper after the Warning of the Church for the Celebration of the Holy Communion

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Price: £12.50

Publisher: Edward Wicksteed: 1111

Seller ID: 16394

Condition: Fair


Probably circa 1700. Pocket sized. 180pp, rebound, probably in the late 18th or early 19th century in black leather boards, now a little worn to the edges, with gilt ornament. Lacks the title page but the text is otherwise complete. A good early 'working copy'. An influential devotional work, written for use in the Church of England. View more info

Royal Historical Society Writings on British History 1901 -1933 Volume Three The Tudor and Stuart Periods 1485 -1714

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Price: £5.50

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16436

Condition: Good


A heavy book of 547pp, with black cloth covered boards. Tape strengthening to front gutter, extensive small pencil marking to first part of the book - otherwise a good 'working copy'. A bibliography of books and articles on British History published between 1901-33, this volume covers the Tudor and Stuart periods - including literature, (Shakespeare etc) arts and crafts, social, economic, Ireland, America etc View more info

The London Gazette March 30 to April 2 1674 Number 873

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Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy: 1674

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16445

Condition: Very Good


An original single sheet newspaper, clean but with a little loss to the margin on one side, with news from Warsaw, Naples, Genoa, Vienna, Brussels etc of the war in Europe, plus an advertisement for a new map of Virginia and Maryland and a hunt for a missing servant boy. View more info

The London Gazette April 20 to April 23 1674 Number 879

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Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy: 1674

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16446

Condition: Very Good


A clean original single sheet newspaper, with news from Cologne, Brussels the Hague etc of the war in Europe, including a list of the Emperor's forces and the Prince of Orange's movements and the Treaty, plus an advertisement for two missing servants and a new school in Saffron Walden. View more info

The London Gazette June 18 to June 22 1674 Number 894

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Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy: 1674

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16451

Condition: Very Good


An original single sheet newspaper, clean, but with a very little loss to one margin, with news from Berlin, Venice, Warsaw, Vienna, Amsterdam, Paris etc of the war in Europe and advertisements of a map of the Royal Camp at Maestricht and a runaway Blackamore man from St Michael's Mount, Cornwall etc. View more info

The London Gazette June 4 to June 8 1674 Number 892

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Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy: 1674

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16448

Condition: Very Good


An original single sheet newspaper, with one small mark to the margin, with news from Warsaw, Ratisbonne, Hamburg etc of the war in Europe, plus news from Plymouth that a ship had encountered Van Tromp's fleet, and advertisements for an auction of cotton, a lost horse, dog etc. View more info

The London Gazette June 8 to June 11 1674 Number 893

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Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy: 1674

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16449

Condition: Very Good


An original single sheet newspaper, clean, but with a very little loss to one margin, with news from Lisbon, Warsaw, Vienna of the war in Europe, and advertisements of sermons and Horae Hebraicae & Talmud Impensae, a stolen horse etc. View more info