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DELICIOUS DISHES - A Reference Book for All Households
1 DELICIOUS DISHES - A Reference Book for All Households
London Sponsored by Mr Philip D. Armour, of Armour's (Chicago) Extract of Beef 1895 1895 Pictorial Cover Good 24mo. 
Circa 1895. 40 pp., in red paper covers which have come loose from the stapled contents. Doesn't appear to be recorded in the British Library catalogue apart for as an edition of 1901. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Studies in Pharisaism and the Gospels. First and Second Series. Two volumes, Abrahams, I.
2 Abrahams, I. Studies in Pharisaism and the Gospels. First and Second Series. Two volumes
Cambridge At the University Press 1917 / 1924 1917 Gilt Lettered Cloth Good 8vo. 
In two volumes. x, 178, (2); x, 226 pp. Green cloth with gilt-lettered spines. Early bookplate to front pastedown. Boards of volume 1 slightly warped. Good to VG pair. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Hugh Alley's Caveat: Markets of London in 1598, Alley, Hugh; Archer, Ian; etc.
3 Alley, Hugh; Archer, Ian; etc. Hugh Alley's Caveat: Markets of London in 1598
London, United Kingdom London Topographical Society 1988 1988 0902087231 / 9780902087231 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Oblong 4to. 
[viii], 105 pp. Previous owner's name. Reproduced in black and white are 31 drawings by the 'professional informer, Hugh Alley', done in the late sixteenth century and presented to the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of London with a strong recommendation that the existing regulation of the markets should be more stringently enforced. The drawings show a unique picture of street life of the period, and provide hitherto unknown topographical information, discussed in detailed notes on each plate. The editors' introduction outlines the history of food marketing in London and investigates the background to Alley's self-appointed crusade. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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No, No, No, No, No, Yes. Insights From a Creative Journey, Amichay, Gideon
4 Amichay, Gideon No, No, No, No, No, Yes. Insights From a Creative Journey
Gordon Books 2013 2013 0571310834 / 9780571310838 Laminated Boards Near Fine 8vo. 
128 pp, illustratedin colour and b/w. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Oeconomy of Human Life, Translated From an Indian Manuscript, Written By an Ancient Bramin, to Which is Prefixed an Account of the Manner in Which the Said Manuscript Was Discovered, in a Letter from an English Gentleman Now Residing in China, An Ancient Brahim [Dodsley, Robert]
5 An Ancient Brahim [Dodsley, Robert] The Oeconomy of Human Life, Translated From an Indian Manuscript, Written By an Ancient Bramin, to Which is Prefixed an Account of the Manner in Which the Said Manuscript Was Discovered, in a Letter from an English Gentleman Now Residing in China
London E. Harding 1798 1798 Full Morocco Very Good 12mo. 
120 pp. Full straight grained green morocco with gilt spine. Wear to head of spine and extremities. All edges gilt. Ex-library with institutional library plate to front pastedown and other markings. Lovely stipple engravings throughout. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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The Antiquarian Itinerary, Comprising Specimens of Architecture, Monastic, Castellated, and Domestic; With Other Vestiges of Antiquity in Great Britain. Acompanied With Descriptions. In seven volumes., Antiquarian Itinerary
6 Antiquarian Itinerary The Antiquarian Itinerary, Comprising Specimens of Architecture, Monastic, Castellated, and Domestic; With Other Vestiges of Antiquity in Great Britain. Acompanied With Descriptions. In seven volumes.
London For the Proprietors by Wm. Clarke 1815 / 1818 1815 Half Calf Very Good 8vo. 
Complete in seven volumes. Unpaginated. Half calf over boards. Five raised bands to spine. Leather title and volume labels. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Some spine labels lacking or chipped. Spines and corners rubbed & marked. Damage to calf of one volume. Bookplate to front pastedowns. Large Paper copy with over 300 fine copper engravings. A VG set. 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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Yellow Yellow, Asch, Frank
7 Asch, Frank Yellow Yellow
London Angus & Robertson 1973 1973 0207955468 / 9780207955464 First UK Edition Laminated Boards Very Good Oblong 8vo. Stamaty, Mark Alan 
Unpaginated. Yellow pictorial laminated boards. Biro mark to verso of title page. Illustrated throughout by Mark Alan Stamaty. VG 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems, Aytoun, William Edmondstoune
8 Aytoun, William Edmondstoune Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1863 1863 First Edition Full Morocco Very Good Large 8vo. Paton, Joseph Noel and Paton, Waller, H. 
PP. x +268. First edition with illustrations. Two Paton family ownership inscriptions. Full red morocco, lovely gilt decorated front and rear boards and spine. Green leather and gilt decorative motifs. All edges gilt. Minor foxing to endpapers. Rear board slight rubbing on gilt and a little denting. A little dusty on top edge. . Otherwise very good bright copy. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Sir Edward Burne-Jones; A record and review, Bell, Malcolm
9 Bell, Malcolm Sir Edward Burne-Jones; A record and review
London George Bell & Sons 1903 1903 4th Edition Full Calf - Prize Binding Near Fine 8vo. 
xi., 151 pp., Illustrated, Inscribed on front page. Blue prize calf binding with gilt borders and gilt to the spine, dark brown morocco title label. Blue marbled end papers and edges. the gilt stamp od Woodlands Stanmore to the front board. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Playing Card; The history and secrets of the pack, Benham, William Gurney
10 Benham, William Gurney Playing Card; The history and secrets of the pack
London Spring Books no date circa 1950 1950 Cloth Very Good Small 4to. 
vii., 196 pp., Illusrated, Good book condition hardback. Slight wear to the top of the jacket near the spine. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Hawks of Hawk-Hollow [Bound With] The Star and the Cloud, or, A Daughter's Love., BIRD, Dr. and Arthur S. ROE.
11 BIRD, Dr. and Arthur S. ROE. The Hawks of Hawk-Hollow [Bound With] The Star and the Cloud, or, A Daughter's Love.
London Ward and Lock/Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1856 1856 Half Calf Good 16mo. 
Two novels bound in one. 256; 324 pp. Half dark-green leather over marbled boards. Four gilt raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Very slight wear to extremities. Slight insect damage to eps and last few leaves, not affecting text. Small Victorian photo roundel to front paste-down - presumably that of a previous owner. Engraved extra-title and frontispiece to "The Star and the Cloud." Good to Near VG condition. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Le Arti a Vienna: Dalla Secessione Alla Caduta Dell'Impero Asburgico [Venezia, Palazzo Grassi 20 Maggio-16 Settembre], Bortolotti, Nadine ; Toni Ebner ; Palazzo Grassi
12 Bortolotti, Nadine ; Toni Ebner ; Palazzo Grassi Le Arti a Vienna: Dalla Secessione Alla Caduta Dell'Impero Asburgico [Venezia, Palazzo Grassi 20 Maggio-16 Settembre]
Italy Mazzotta 1984 1984 8820803135 / 9788820803131 Soft Cover Fine Square 4to. 
ITALIAN TEXT. 589 pp., illustrated. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Devereux; Paul Clifford, Bulwer Lytton, Sir Edward
13 Bulwer Lytton, Sir Edward Devereux; Paul Clifford
London G. Routledge & Co. 1854 1854 Half Calf Good 16mo. 
2 books bound together, Devereux was orignally published in 1855, Paul Clifford in 1854. 328 and 346pp. Solidly bound in green half calf with rubbed marbled boards and rubbing and a bit of bumping to tips (piece of loss to one of the bands on the spine); the green has darkened to olive on the gilt-stamped spine. Blind stamp of a previous owner on free endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Works of Lord Byron in Six Volumes, Byron, Lord
14 Byron, Lord The Works of Lord Byron in Six Volumes
London John Murray 1827 1827 Full Morocco Good Small 8vo. 
6 vols. Complete. Various paginations. Full, blue straight grained morocco, 4 gilt decorated panels with red morocco title labels on spine of each volume, AEG, gilt designs on edges of boards. Hinges weakening, and in some cases cracked, all bindings still robust and serviceable however. Chipping to title labels on a couple of volumes, corners bumped and worn, minor external wear generally. Hint of foxing to pastedowns f.e.ps and e.ps, some extremely light scattered foxing throughout, but this is barely noticeable, corners largely bumped and worn. Copac records copies held at Durham, Leeds, Nottingham and Oxford University. There is also a set in the British Library, but it lacks 2 volumes. 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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Manuel Du Limonadier et du Confiseur; contenant Les meilleurs procedes pour preparer le cafe, le chocolat, le punch, les glaces, les boisson rafraichissantes, liqueurs, fruit a l'eau-de-vie, confitures, pates, vins artificiels, patisseries legeres, biere,, Cardelli, M.
15 Cardelli, M. Manuel Du Limonadier et du Confiseur; contenant Les meilleurs procedes pour preparer le cafe, le chocolat, le punch, les glaces, les boisson rafraichissantes, liqueurs, fruit a l'eau-de-vie, confitures, pates, vins artificiels, patisseries legeres, biere,
Paris Roret 1830 1830 5th Edition 1/4 Calf Near Fine 12mo. bound in 6's 
cidre, etc. Ouvrage utile, non-seulement aux Limonadiers, Confiseur et Distillateurs, mais encore aux Droguistes, Herboristes, Chef-d'office, Economes, et indispensable a toutes les personnes qui se font un delassement de confectionner et d'ameliorer toutes les douceurs agreables dans les usages de la vie; pp., half title, iv., 336. Bound in a recent quarter brown calf green morocco title label and marbled boards. 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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Culinaria: The United States: A Culinary Discovery, Chassman, Gary and Randi Danforth
16 Chassman, Gary and Randi Danforth Culinaria: The United States: A Culinary Discovery
Konemann 3829002599 / 9783829002592 Hardback Very Good Large 4to. 
460 pp. Hardback in dust jacket, some creasing to the edges of the jacket. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Listening Agent and Other Stories, Decie, Joe
17 Decie, Joe The Listening Agent and Other Stories
Blank Slate 2013 2013 1906653593 / 9781906653590 Pictorial Boards Near Fine 4to. 
56 pp, illustrated in b/w. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Christian Martyrdom An Universal History of Christian Martyrdom Being a Complete and Authentic Account of the Lives, Sufferings and Triumphant Deaths of the Primitive Aswell As Protestant Martyrs in All Parts of the World, From Our Blessed Saviour, to the Latst Periods of Pagan and Popish Persecution., Fox, Rev. John
18 Fox, Rev. John Christian Martyrdom An Universal History of Christian Martyrdom Being a Complete and Authentic Account of the Lives, Sufferings and Triumphant Deaths of the Primitive Aswell As Protestant Martyrs in All Parts of the World, From Our Blessed Saviour, to the Latst Periods of Pagan and Popish Persecution.
London Sherwood, Jones and Co. 1824 1824 Half Calf Very Good 8vo. 
pp. xvi + 904. Bound in modern half brown calf with a gilt lettered spine and marbled boards, numerous engravings. Contemporary owner's names at the ead of the title page. Foxing and the odd tear and repair; dusty edges, but otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Civiization, War and Death Selections form Three Works by Sigmund Freud, Freud, Sigmund
19 Freud, Sigmund Civiization, War and Death Selections form Three Works by Sigmund Freud
London Hogarth Press & The Institute of Psycho-Analysis 1939 1939 Original Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
pp. viii + 102 + publisher's adverts. First edition, edited by John Rickman. Grey cloth with black lettering on the spine, three minor stains, very minor foxing on the top edge otherwise clean, bright and and tight. Dustjacket has some foxing with tear on front near the spine, whilst the head and foot of spine has minor tears with very slight loss. Very good in good only jacket. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Pharaohs, Kingdom to empire (2 volumes), Hart, George
20 Hart, George The Pharaohs, Kingdom to empire (2 volumes)
London The Folio Society 2010 2010 Gilt Decorated Cloth Fine Large 8vo. 
xxiv., ix., 559 pp., illustrated 2 volume folio set with slipcase. Good book condition. 26 cm tall in slipcase. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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