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The Evergreen : A Selection of Religious and Preceptive Poetry

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Darton and Clark N.d. [c. 1840]: 1840

Edition: Ninth Edition

Book number: 58815

Condition: Good


256 pp. Small format measuring 8.5cm x 12cm. Original gilt-decorated green cloth. All edges gilt. Boards stained & rubbed. Lacks front endpaper. Scattered foxing. Frontis portrait. Binding firm. View more info

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Highroads of History : Books I - IX. The Royal School Series. In nine volumes

By: Anon

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons 1915 - 1918: 1915

Book number: 57072

Condition: Very Good


Nine volumes. Publisher's dark green cloth with black decoration & lettering to front boards & spines. Boards clean. Early ink inscription to some volumes. All internally clean. Colour and b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Girl's Birthday Book : A Collection of Tales, Essays & Narratives, Especially Designed for Girls

By: Anon

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons N.d. [c. 1860's]: 1860

Book number: 58127

Condition: Very Good


376 pp. Original decorated red cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Bevelled edges. All edges gilt. Minor wear to boards. Rear hinge split. Internally clean. With full-page and in-text illustrations. Gilt bright. Binding firm. Uncommon. View more info

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The Young Gentleman's & Lady's Magazine : Or, Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction and Amusement ... to Serve as an Useful Auxiliary to Public and Private Tuition. In two volumes

By: Anon

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the editors and sold by J. Walker 1799 / 1800: 1799

Book number: 56113

Condition: Near Fine


In two volumes complete. All published. Two volumes comprising six issues to each volume. 468, (4); iv, 432, (4) pp. Recent full brown morocco. Raised bands to spines with maroon leather title labels. New endpapers. Minor spotting to prelims. Internally clean. Extra-engraved title page to each volume. Frontis engraving to vol. one. Twelve hand-coloured copper engravings with plain duplicate opposite. Eight maps, including one folding. One additional colour and two plain engravings. Two tables. Hand-colouring especially attractive. Scarce juvenile educational periodical. Copac lists 4 copies: B... View more info

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The Ancient British Drama in Three Volumes [and] The Modern British Drama in Five Volumes. In eight volumes

By: Anon

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Printed for William Miller 1810 / 1811: 1810

Book number: 57907

Condition: Very Good


In 8 volumes. Uniformly bound in contemporary red straight-grained morocco with gilt borders to boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt lyre design to panels. All edges gilt. Vignette engraving to each title-page. Slight wear to head of spines affecting two volumes. Minor rubbing to spine joints. Bookplate to one volume. All clean internally. An attractive set in VG condition. View more info

Image for Cabala, Sive Scrinia Sacra: Mysteries of State and Government, in Letters of Illustrious Persons, and Great Ministers of State, As well Foreign as Domestick, In the Reigns of King Henry the Eighth, Queen Elizabeth, King James, and King Charles ... To which is added in this Third Edition, a Second Part ...

Cabala, Sive Scrinia Sacra: Mysteries of State and Government, in Letters of Illustrious Persons, and Great Ministers of State, As well Foreign as Domestick, In the Reigns of King Henry the Eighth, Queen Elizabeth, King James, and King Charles ... To which is added in this Third Edition, a Second Part ...

By: Anon

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Tho. Sawbridge, Mat. Gillyflower, Ric. Bentley, Mat. Wootton and Geo. Conniers 1691: 1691

Edition: Third Edition

Book number: 57898

Condition: Very Good


[xii], 380 [i.e. 384], [12] table + [xii], 110, [2] table, pp. Original dark brown mottled calf. Sympathetically rebacked with raised bands, blind-stamped decorations & gilt lettering to spine. Corners renewed. With the bookplate to front endpaper of noted Tudor & Stuart historian Roger Lockyer. Frontis engraving. Title-page in red & black. Internally clean. A few leaves with pencil underlining & marginal notes by Lockyer. Slight loss to corner of one leaf. Binding firm. Matches ESTC R2420 collation. View more info

Image for The Sportsman's Dictionary : Or, the Country Gentleman's Companion, In All Rural Recreations: With Full And Particular Instructions For Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Riding, Cocking ... In two volumes

The Sportsman's Dictionary : Or, the Country Gentleman's Companion, In All Rural Recreations: With Full And Particular Instructions For Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Riding, Cocking ... In two volumes

By: Anon

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, Printed for C. Hitch, and C. Davis, and S. Austen 1735: 1735

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57779

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. Unpaginated. Contemporary full calf. Sympathetically rebacked with raised bands to spines and gilt numbering. Boards renewed. New endpapers. Text clean. Frontis and 25 plates, including some folding (25 engraved and one music). Plates complete. Bindings firm. Loosely laid in are photos of the bindings before restoration. ESTC T131287. View more info

Image for The Birth and Childhood of Our Lord Jesus Christ : Meditations Selected from the Works of Augustine, Chrysostom, Bishop Cosin ...

The Birth and Childhood of Our Lord Jesus Christ : Meditations Selected from the Works of Augustine, Chrysostom, Bishop Cosin ...

By: Anon

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday 1871: 1871

Book number: 57276

Condition: Good


vii, 86, (2) pp. Publisher's original gilt-decorated green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Bevelled edges. All edges gilt. Minor wear to boards. Text-block loose in case. With twelve photographic illustrations. Uncommon. Copac records just BL & NLS. View more info

Image for Things Great and Small, Nature Stories and Pictures for Little Folk

Things Great and Small, Nature Stories and Pictures for Little Folk

By: Anon

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Glasgow, Dublin, Bombay, Blackie and Son Limited, n.d. circa 1909: 1909

Book number: 35974

Condition: Good


unpaginated [27] pp., binding a little loose, boards discoloured, prize giving plate on pastedown, partially obscuring illustration. This edition not listed on the British Library Catalogue or indeed on Copac View more info

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The Adventures of Lottie the Hen

By: Anon

Price: £60.00

Publisher: 1940: 1940

Book number: 38203

Condition: Good


[unpaginated] Hand illustrated manuscript in a sketchbook of a children's story detailing the exploits of one 'Lottie The Hen' The illustrations are very proficient and have been executed in pen pencil and watercolours. The work is unfinished, the text continues to a conclusion , but the illustrations do not. Contents loose in binding, but complete. Boards a little rubbed and warped, but the contents are very bright and clean. View more info

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Sally in Our Alley

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Castell Brothers N.d. [1889]: 1889

Book number: 56578

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated [10 pp]. Measures 15.5cm x 10cm. Original pictorial card wrappers with cloth tie to spine. Minimal wear. Printed poem with six colour chromolithographs. Printed in Bavaria. In Very Good condition. View more info

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The Modern Portrait Gallery. In six volumes

By: Anon

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Paris & New York, Cassell, Petter & Galpin c. 1880: 1880

Book number: 49410

Condition: Very Good


In six volumes. 160 pp each volume. Original publisher's blue cloth with decorative gilt design to front boards and spines. All edges gilt. Yellow endpapers. Wear to spines at head & foot. Each volume contains 20 short biographies and a colour tissue-guarded chromolithograph of a Victorian worthy. Internally very clean. Gilt bindings bright. A VG set. View more info

Image for An Accurate and Impartial Narrative of the War, by An Officer of the Guards...containing the Second Edition of a Poetical Sketch of the Campaign of 1793...also a Similar Sketh of the Campaign of 1794; to which is added, a Narrative of the Retreat of 1795...Two volumes bound in one

An Accurate and Impartial Narrative of the War, by An Officer of the Guards...containing the Second Edition of a Poetical Sketch of the Campaign of 1793...also a Similar Sketh of the Campaign of 1794; to which is added, a Narrative of the Retreat of 1795...Two volumes bound in one

By: Anon

Price: £550.00

Publisher: London, Cadell and Davies N.d. [1795]: 1795

Book number: 55971

Condition: Fine


Two volumes in one. x, 117, (2), ii, 114 pp. Modern full brown morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt ruling & lettering. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Atkinsons. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Repair to verso of illustration at p. 37. With two hand-coloured aquatint frontispieces and four further etched plates. With original bookseller's receipt tipped-in to front pastedown with hand-written price of '1/2 Rupee.' ESTC T.125511 suggests [1795]. Boards fresh. Internally in remarkably clean condition. Scarce. View more info

Image for The Game 'Auctioneer' : Complete Outfit. Not a Dull Moment. Scope for Fun, Wit & Humour

The Game 'Auctioneer' : Complete Outfit. Not a Dull Moment. Scope for Fun, Wit & Humour

By: Anon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: N.p., N.p. N.d.:

Book number: 55195

Condition: Very Good


Original card game in box. No date, but circa 1920. In original red cardboard box with colour pictorial onlay. Slight wear to box. Contains a deck of 40 cards, paper coins and a gavel. Lacks rules card. In VG condition. View more info

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Original Manuscript Notes : Recovering the Line or Casting [Fox Hunting]

By: Anon

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Downside School Smythe House N.d. [c. 1950's]: 1950

Book number: 54869

Condition: Very Good


Ten unbound leaves each measuring 11cm x 18cm. On headed paper from Downside School, Smythe House, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Nr. Bath. Manuscript notes on 'Recovering the Line' with three finely drawn original sketches. 'Most of us when enjoying a run out hunting, are apt to regard a check merely as an interruption in the pleasant process of galloping and jumping...and yet this question of recovering the line of a fox when hounds have temporarily lost it, is really one of the most interesting parts of hunting...' View more info

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The International Portrait Gallery

By: Anon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter & Galpin N.d. [c. 1880]: 1880

Book number: 54647

Condition: Very Good


160 pp. Contemporary black cloth with title in gilt to spine. Boards marked. Lacks title page. With twenty full-page coloured lithographic portraits taken from photographs. Portraits include Victor Hugo, Bismarck, Longfellow and Garibaldi. View more info

Image for La Veritable Politique des Personnes de Qualite. La Vera Politica delle Persone di Qualita

La Veritable Politique des Personnes de Qualite. La Vera Politica delle Persone di Qualita

By: Anon

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Strasbourg and Argentina, Amand Konig 1752: 1752

Book number: 53689

Condition: Good


(8), 275, (12) pp. 12mo bound in 8's and 4's. Contemporary half leather over boards. Raised bands to spine. Lacks any spine lettering. Slight wear to spine ends & extremities and boards rubbed. Later ink name to ffep. Internally clean. Binding firm. Only edition in the UK is incomplete in the BL. Facing-page text in French and Italian. View more info

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Holiday Week : Fun to Read and Colour

By: Anon

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, English & Partners, Ltd. N.d. [1945]: 1945

Book number: 58737

Condition: Good


Unpaginated [16] pp. Colour pictorial boards. Covers slightly edgeworn. Each page showing a different costume and scene with cut-out area for the face. Copac records just the BL copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for The Holding of Flat-Peach Meeting by the Eight Fairies in Honour of the King's Mother of Fairy Kingdom

The Holding of Flat-Peach Meeting by the Eight Fairies in Honour of the King's Mother of Fairy Kingdom

By: Anon

Price: £95.00

Publisher: N.p., N.d. [c. 1900]: 1900

Book number: 53516

Condition: Very Good


Original brown paper-covered boards with title label tipped-on to board. Boards slightly edgeworn. Accordian-fold leaves with dual English & Chinese text. With ten hand-coloured plates illustrating the stories. Later owner's inscription to the title page. View more info

Image for Favourite Rhymes and Riddles : Favourite Rhymes for the Nursery [with] Riddles and Rhymes. The Favourite Nursery Library. Two Volumes in One

Favourite Rhymes and Riddles : Favourite Rhymes for the Nursery [with] Riddles and Rhymes. The Favourite Nursery Library. Two Volumes in One

By: Anon

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Edinburgh & New York, T. Nelson and Sons 1892 / 1895: 1892

Book number: 53435

Condition: Fine


Two volumes in one. 128; viii, 127 pp. Publisher's original elaborately black & gilt decorated red cloth. Patterned endpapers. With 146 illustrations. Decorated cloth especially bright and fresh. Internally very clean. A Fine copy. Copac records only: OU & Natl. Trust. View more info