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The Jesuites Intrigues with the Private Instructions of That Society to Their Emissaries The First Translated out of a Book Privately Printed at Paris the Scond Lately Found in a Manuscript in a Jesuites Closet After His Death

By: (Henry Compton)

Price: £56.00

Publisher: Benjamin Tooke: 1669

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16528

Condition: Good


62pp. The leather spine cover is present, but lacks boards. Engraved headpiece and initial. The last page is detached and there is loss to the corner, affecting a couple of lines of text. The text is otherwise tight and clean although the title page has darkened with age and has a little loss to one corner. Includes the preliminary Letter from a Gentleman at Paris to his Friend in London. Very rare. View more info

The Mirror A Periodical Paper Published at Edinburgh in the Years 1779 and 1780 Vol I

By: (Henry Mackenzie et al)

Price: £26.50

Publisher: W Strahan and T Cadell and W Creech: 1781

Seller ID: 16535

Condition: Very Good


Third edition, corrected. 296pp. Leather covered boards, with gilt ornament to spine, with a little loss to the ends of the spine and a little rubbing to the edges. Ownership stamp to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The first volume of three. View more info

The Complete Home Educator

By: -

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Odhams: 1111

Seller ID: 2761

Condition: Very Good


1930s? 832pp, red leatherette boards, b + w illustrations. Includes english history by John Langdon-Davis and psychology by D J Moxley, philosophy by Max Black and intelligence tests. Internally clean. View more info

The Celts Artists And Storytellers

By: -

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Grange: 1998

Seller ID: 4153

ISBN: 1840131128

Condition: As New


64pp, laminated boards with matching dustjacket. Many colour ilustrations. Part of the Ancient Cultures Series, this volume is an introduction to celtic art and society and previously appeared as part of 'An Introduction To Celtic Mythology'. View more info

The Royal Family In Wartime

By: -

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Odhams: 1945

Seller ID: 4581

Condition: Very Good


128pp, red cloth covered boards. Numerous b + w photographs of the royal family, troops etc. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. View more info

The Book of Greenfield Village

By: -

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Greenfield Village Print Shop: 1957

Seller ID: 4700

Condition: Very Good


Guidebook. Revised edition. 53pp, beige softback covers with green vignette illustration. Internally clean. Engraved illustrations and descriptions of the buildings and a map of the village founded by Mr Henry Ford at Dearborn, Michigan. View more info

Four Hundred And One Views of London

By: -

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Warrington: 1111

Seller ID: 5453

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1910, judging from the clothing. Tall volume in red boards with gilt title and vignette. 90pp of photographs, now of historical interest as some of the buildings, such as the Crystal Palace, have vanished. Previous owner's name and address in pencil on the inner board and the fact he bought the book in the King's Robing Room of the Houses of Parliament. A few small pencil ticks against the names of buildings, otherwise clean and VG. Part of the Warrington's Fine Ar... View more info

The Growth of London AD 43 1964 Catalogue of an Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum

By: -

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 20th International Geographical Congress London: 1964

Seller ID: 5519

Condition: Very Good


102pp, softback covers. B + w plates. Coloured illustrated frontispiece by Oskar Kokoschka tipped in. Crease to one corner, otherwise Fine. Foreword, Introduction and Catalogue of the Exhibition at the V & A on the development of London from Roman times to 1964. View more info

Antiquities of the Cornish Countryside

By: -

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Tor Mark Press: 1111

Seller ID: 5717

Condition: Fine


Probably 1970s. Softback of 30pp, map and many b + w illustrations. VEry clean. A field guide to the prehistoric henges, barrows, menhirs and fogous etc of stone age, Bronze Age and Iron Age Cornwall, with a mini-tour. View more info

Crathie Parish Church Royal Deeside

By: -

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Forfar: 1111

Seller ID: 5808

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1980s. Souvenir brochure with colour and b + w photographs and a description of the church used by the Royal family since Queen Victoria's day, A clean copy. View more info

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

By: -

Price: £3.50

Publisher: International Committee of Non Governmental Organizations, 1968:

Seller ID: 6128

Condition: Very Good


64pp, illustrated covers. The text of the 30 Articles, with a b + w illustrative photograph on the opposite page. Internally clean and tight. The Declaration was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1948. View more info

USSR Education

By: -

Price: £3.50

Publisher: APN: 1969

Seller ID: 7643

Condition: Very Good


103pp, many colour and b + w photographs of schools and students. Numerals written inside back cover, otherwise VG.Text in English, giving information about the successes of the soviet education system. View more info

Chambers New Historical ReadersThe Stuart Period Book VI

By: -

Price: £10.00

Publisher: W & R Chambers: 1896

Seller ID: 8117

Condition: Very Good


192pp. Blue cloth covered boards, darkened to spine, with one ink mark to edge. Engravings. One school stamp on inner board, a few child paw marks, otherwise VG. Rare Victorian schoolbook View more info

Carisbrooke Castle

By: -

Price: £2.50

Publisher: H M S O: 1965

Seller ID: 8527

Condition: Very Good


6th impression. 30pp, card covers with colour photograph, many b + w illustrations. A clean copy. A guide and history of the castle on the Isle of Wight. View more info

National Geographic January 1995

By: -

Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1995

Seller ID: 8874

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Includes Egypt's Old Kingdom, Australian wildflowers, New Orleans, the Arctic, sharks View more info

National Geographic September 1995

By: -

Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1995

Seller ID: 8879

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Includes Hawaii's vanishing species, dawn of humans, Provence, Huautla cave, cuttlefish, El Salvador View more info

National Geographic December 1995

By: -

Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1995

Seller ID: 8881

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Includes Jane Goodall, Teotihuacan, Manta, San Xavier Mission, Farming revolution, orion. View more info

National Geographic May 1996

By: -

Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1996

Seller ID: 8885

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Includes dinosaur eggs, Peru, antarctic ice, california desert, Monaco, David Thompson View more info

National Geographic June 1996

By: -

Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1996

Seller ID: 8886

Condition: Fine


A clean, tight copy. Includes dinosaurs, crocodiles, Bosnia, peruvian mummies, eritrea, Toronto, Australia's Cape York peninsula View more info

Munster Auf Alten Postkarten

By: -

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Stadtmuseum Munster: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9586

ISBN: 3923166091

Condition: Very Good


Laminated boards, one small light mark to foredge, otherwise very clean. Black and white photographs of places in Munster, Germany, from old postcards. View more info