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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 Evening Post May 19 to May 21 1796 Number 11,367

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Price: £25.00

Publisher: J Barker in the Old Bailey: 1796

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16460

Condition: Very Good


An original full size newspaper of four pages, clean, but with a very little wear to the edges. The first page has advertisements of meetings, theatres, races etc, and other pages have domestic and foreign news including an address by the Batavian National Assembly on the English attack, and news from cities in Europe on the War,. the conspiracy in France etc and also law news including a full report of Lord Valentia's case against his wife's seducer. View more info

The London Evening Post October 6 to October 8 1796 Number 11,427

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Price: £30.00

Publisher: J Barker in the Old Bailey: 1796

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16461

Condition: Very Good


An original full size newspaper of four pages, clean, but with a very little wear to the edges. The newspaper has advertisements of houses, a new portable cooking machine, the lottery etc. and long reports of speeches in the Houses of Lords and House of Commons on the Peace negotiations, allegations of bribery in the Southwark election and also royal, army, law and naval news - and the magistrates's court appearance of Elizabeth Taylor who had dressed as a man, served in the navy and been captured by the French View more info

The Albion June 1 1831

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Price: £30.00

Publisher: Wm Boucher 69 Strand: 1831

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16462

Condition: Very Good


An original full size newspaper of four pages, clean, but with a very little wear to the edges. The contents include advertisements, including full details of a lecture on singing and a concert at Horncastle, the Fifeshire election, the capture of the midnight legislators of Galway and other outrages, including insurgents dressed as females, foreign news, Paganini in Leipzig , Covent Garden, the murder of Richard Taylor, Rochester and market and law news etc. Very rare. View more info

Taxation No Tyranny An Answer to the Resolutions and Address of The American Congress

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Price: £8.50

Publisher: Harmsworth: 1996

Seller ID: 16504

ISBN: 0948807342

Condition: Fine


44pp, green stapled softback covers. A very clean copy. A facsimile reprint of the first edition printed by T Cadell in 1775. View more info

The Victorian Society West Yorkshire Journal 1985

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Price: £6.50

Publisher: Victorian Society West Yorkshire: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16505

Condition: Very Good


48pp, illustrated stapled grey soft covers. A clean copy. Articles on the Queen's Hotel, Leeds,a survey of Leeds Public Houses, the Morris crucifixion window from St James, Brighouse, book reviews, conservation reports etc. View more info

Anecdotes of Eminent Persons Comprising Also Many Interesting Remains of Literature and Biography with Some Original Letters of Distinguished CHaracters in Two Volumes Vol I and Vol II

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Price: £45.00

Publisher: Samuel Bagster: 1813

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16529

Condition: Very Good


A heavy set of two volumes, both of 404pp. Leather covered boards with portions of loss to the spine and covers and cracked gutters. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, a few small spots of foxing, otherwise internally clean. A wide range of anecdotes - Dr Sheridan in his youth. Thomas Sainvitz, verses by Mary Queen of Scots, conjoined twins, the first siege of Corfe Castle, Empress Cathereine of Russia, frogs, drunkards etc. View more info

The Annual Register or a View of the History Politics and Literature for the Year 1810

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Price: £36.50

Publisher: J Johnson W J and J Richardson R Baldwin Otridge and Sons J Sewell J Nichols F and C Rivington T Payne G and J Robinson et al: 1811

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16604

Condition: Very Good


A heavy book of 962pp, plus Contents pages. Leather boards, the front hinge shaky, with some loss to the leather cover to the bottom of the spine. Internally clean and well bound. As well as the events of the year in Europe and at home, including war in Portugal, Bonaparte's marriage, the regency, capture of Guadeloupe etc there are poems, extracts from books, history, inventions and an account of Southey's History of Brazil, Edward Clarke's travels and the travels of Mirza Abu Talebkhan. View more info

The British Museum Magazine Winter 2015 Issue 83

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Price: £7.50

Publisher: British Museum: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16694

Condition: Very Good


Tall format. 64pp, illustrated softback covers. Colour illustrations. A clean copy. Contents include the co-existence of Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths in Egypt, The Grand Tour works of Francis Towne, the works of Marion Maguire and Sarah Banks' collection of ephemera. View more info

The British Museum Magazine Winter 2013 Issue 77

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Price: £7.50

Publisher: British Museum: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16695

Condition: Very Good


Tall format. 64pp, illustrated softback covers. Colour illustrations. A clean copy. Contents include culture, ships, trade, belief and the warrior in Viking Society, ancient gold in Colombia, the Mostyn Tompion clock, and German identity, drawings by Georg Baselitz, Gerhard Richter etc. View more info

The British Museum Magazine Spring Summer 2012 No 72

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Price: £7.50

Publisher: British Museum: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16696

Condition: Very Good


Tall format. 64pp, illustrated softback covers. Colour illustrations. A clean copy. Contents include the impact of the horse on culture and the ancient Olympic Games, Shakespeare's use of money, the Small Landscape series of views of Antwerp, the importance of the Holy Sepulchure, Picasso's Vollard suite, and Picasso and Chinese Art View more info