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The London Gazette June 25 to June 29 1674 Number 898

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Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tho. Newcomb in the Savoy: 1674

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16454

Condition: Very Good


An original single sheet newspaper, clean, but with a very little loss to one margin, with news from Madrid, Frankfurt, Aix, Ghent, Paris etc. of the war in Europe, and advertisements for a book and lost or stolen horses 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

Hellenica A Collection of Essays on Greek Poetry Philosophy History and Religion

By: Abbott, Evelyn (ed)

Price: £15.50

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co: 1907

Seller ID: 15332

Condition: Very Good


Revised second edition. 449pp, dark green cloth covered boards with a couple of light marks, and library number to spine. Ex library - labels to inner board and flyleaf, small stamps, a couple of passages marked in the margin in one essay, otherwise internally clean. Essays on Aeschylus, Sophocles, Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius and Greek Oracles. View more info

To Kill A Railway

By: Abbott, Stan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Leading Edge: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13442

ISBN: 0948135018

Condition: Very Good


162pp, laminated illustrated card covers with a couple of light creases. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. The run-down of the Settle-Carlisle railway, and the fight to save it. View more info

The Story of Lincoln

By: Abell, E I and Chambers, J D

Price: £8.50

Publisher: City of Lincoln Education Committee: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14204

Condition: Very Good


231pp, green cloth covered boards with gilt title and shield. B + w illustrations and endpaper maps. A clean copy. The history of Lincoln from the earliest times to the 20th century, the buildings etc. View more info

Milwaukee Then And Now

By: Ackerman, Sandra

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16828

ISBN: 1592232035

Condition: Fine


Long format. A heavy book of 144pp. Illustrated boards, with a matching complete dustjacket, a little creased to the edges. Internally clean. Each page has a historic photograph of a Milwaukee building, facing a colour photograph of how it is today, with explanatory notes. View more info

Lectures on Modern History

By: Acton, Lord

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Fontana: 1961

Edition: , Renaissance, Louis XIV, Puritan

Seller ID: 14813

Condition: Very Good


319pp, the edges browned with age, illustrated softback covers. Internally clean and tight. 19 essays on historical subjects - Luther, Counter Reformation, Huguenots, Renaissance, Calvin, Henry VIII, Elizabeth, Louis XIV the American Revolution etc. View more info

The Royal Palaces Of Britain

By: Adair, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1981

Seller ID: 2674

ISBN: 0500250774

Condition: Fine


Large format. 192pp, complete dustjacket. Many illustrations in colour and b + w. A very clean copy. From The Tower of London to Buckingham Palace. View more info

A Henry Adams Reader

By: Adams, Henry and Stevenson, Elizabeth (ed)

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Doubleday Anchor: 1959

Seller ID: 16062

Condition: Very Good


Edited and with an Introduction by Elizabeth Stevenson. 381pp, softback covers designed by Leonard Baskin. A couple of light marks to the foredge, otherwise internally clean and tight. A chronological selection from all Adams writings. View more info

A New History of Great Britain from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Present Time Exhibiting to the Minds of Youth a Variety of Instructive and Pleasing Information

By: Adams, Rev John

Price: £23.00

Publisher: C Law and Scatcherd and Letterman: 1808

Seller ID: 16386

Condition: Fair


Third edition, corrected by the author. 380pp, leather back board present but lacks the front board. Lacks the frontispiece illustration, but the other five engraved illustrations are present. Loss to the corner of the title page, and a couple of marginal tears to the plates but otherwise internally clean - a good 'working copy'. Includes biographical sketches, military history, curious particulars, commerce etc. 'adapted to the capacities of young people of both sexes'. View more info

The Battle of Otterburn in History & Ballad

By: Addleshaw, G W O

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Vaux and Associated Breweries Ltd: 1963

Seller ID: 15790

Condition: Very Good


20pp, cream soft covers. Section of b + w photographs, a little wrinkled to the edge. Map. Internally clean. The defences of the Border Country in 1388, the campaign prior to the battle, the site, the battle of the English under Hotspur against the Scots on Wednesday 5th August 1388, and the ballad. View more info