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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

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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

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The Twelve Great Battles of England. Inscribed to the British Rifle Volunteers of 1860

By: Anon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Sampson, Low, Son, & Co. 1861: 1861

Book number: 52379

Condition: Poor


xiii, 223 pp. Tan full morocco with gilt school device to front board. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and maroon leather title label. Slight wear to spine ends and extremites. All edges marbled. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Folding frontis map of the Battle of Waterloo. Scattered foxing. Front board detached. View more info

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Souvenir of the Lakes of Killarney and Glengariff

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons 1892: 1892

Book number: 51277

Condition: Good


vi, (22), 48 pp. Blue decorated cloth with gilt lettering to front board. Wear to spine ends and extremities. Endpapers darkened. Frontis and eleven additional leaves with lovely colour chromolithographs, two to a page, of scenes of Killarney and environs. This is followed by a 47 page text and map. Good to VG condition. View more info

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The History of France : From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. Three volumes in one

By: Anon

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, John Cassell 1852: 1852

Book number: 59716

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes in one. 127; 138; 144 pp. Contemporary half green calf over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with maroon leather title label. Spine slightly darkened. Boards clean. Internally clean. Binding firm. Portrait engravings. An early work by the publisher John Cassell. No OCLC copies recorded, except a damaged odd volume in the Cooke Library (although the BL tell me they have one). View more info

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New and Popular History of Ireland : From the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Present Time. Three volumes in one

By: Anon

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Printed and published by John Cassell 1852: 1852

Book number: 59715

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes in one. 142; 144; 146 pp. Contemporary half green calf over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with maroon leather title label. Spine slightly darkened. Boards clean. Internally clean. Binding firm. An early work by publisher John Cassell. Copac records just Cambs with only 2 of the 3 volumes (although the BL tell me they have one). OCLC adds Trinity; Nat. Lib. Ireland; Univ. Notre Dame & SWBTS. View more info

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The Forget Me Not

By: Anon

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons 1874: 1874

Book number: 49837

Condition: Good


128 pp. 10cm x 14.5cm. Fernware binding. Morocco spine over wooden fernware boards. Gilt lettering to spine. All edges gilt. Rear board partly peeled with varnished layer stripped away. Front board in VG condition with attractive fernware design. Lacks ffep. Early name to front pastedown. Front hinge split. One chromolithographic plate. Printed in gold with gold ruled borders throughout. An anthology of poetry including poems by Wordsworth, Longfellow and others. Good condition. View more info

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"The Book!" or, The Proceedings and Correspondence Upon the Subject of the Inquiry Into the Conduct of Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales...To Which is Prefixed A Narrative of the Recent Events...With a Statement of Facts Relative to The Child...

By: Anon

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Richard Edwards 1813: 1813

Book number: 49555

Condition: Good


Edwards's Genuine Edition. xxxii, 248, 133 pp. Bound in original publisher's boards. Paper title label to spine stating: 'Edwards's Genuine Edition of The Book. 1813. One Guinea, Boards.' Boards lightly marked and edgeworn. Spine creased and chipped at head & foot. Binding firm. A Good copy. View more info

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Ricordanza: Or, Friendship's Memento

By: Anon

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Birmingham and London, Wrightson and Webb, Anthenaeum and Hamilton and Adams 1832: 1832

Book number: 49346

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 133 pp. Full maroon morocco. Gilt panelled spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Anthology of poetry. "[S]ome of the favorite productions of the day, amongst which the names of Mrs. Hemans and Miss Landon must ever shine conspicuous as two of the brightest stars in the galaxy of female genius." Only one copy on Worldcat [Manchester]. Early ink inscription to second blank. Slight foxing and a few minor marks to leaves. A VG copy. View more info

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1001 Nights. 1001 Nacht: Illustrierte Marchen Aus Tausendundeiner Nacht

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Germany, Die Gestalten Verlag 2005: 2005

Book number: 44875

ISBN: 3899550862

Condition: As New


200 pp. Hardback. New copy still in shrink-wrap. 3899550862 View more info

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The Etiquette of Love, Courtship, and Marriage : To Which is Added the Etiquette of Politeness

By: Anon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Halifax, Milner and Sowerby 1866: 1866

Book number: 60721

Condition: Good


160 pp. Small format measuring 8cm x 12cm. Contemporary full leather with gilt lettering to spine. Marbled endpapers. Boards rubbed. Some staining to leaves. Lacks one leaf, with loss of text. Small cut to edge of one leaf. Frontis and one other illustration. Binding firm. View more info

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A Concise History and Description of Kenilworth Castle : From its Foundation to the Present Time

By: Anon

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Thomas Pearson 1790: 1790

Edition: Third Edition

Book number: 58803

Condition: Good


iv, 32 pp. Contemporary marbled-paper wrappers. Lacks spine covering but binding firm. Covers slightly edgeworn. Internally clean. Folding frontis plan of the castle. ESTC T111130. View more info

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The Soviet Arctic

By: Anon and Soviet Union

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Moscow and Leningrad, State Art Publishers 1939: 1939

Book number: 54302

Condition: Good


Unpaginated. Publisher's original grey cloth with red flag design to front board and white lettering to front board & spine. Ex-library copy with usual markings and with loss to front endpaper where label has been roughly excised. Boards rubbed and darkened with tear to spine joint. Black & white photography throughout. Colour folding map at rear. Details the exploration and development of the Soviet Arctic including its native peoples. Details also of the Soviet polar exploration of 1937. Text in English language. Internally in VG condition in a Good binding. Scarce. View more info

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The Angler's Note-Book and Naturalist's Record: A Repertory of Fact, Inquiry and Discussion on Field-sports and Subjects of Natural History. Two volumes: The Green Series Complete and The Yellow Series Complete

By: Anon and The Green Series Complete and The Yellow Series Complete

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, William Satchell & Co. 1880 / 1888: 1880

Book number: 52146

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes. 192; 188 pp. Original green cloth with gilt lettering to front boards & spines. Wear to spine ends & corners of second volume. Minor marks and bumping to boards of second volume. Volume one fresh and clean. Six woodcuts to vol. 1. Illustrations to vol. 2. Slight spotting. A VG pair. View more info

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The Cupid: A Collection of Love Songs

By: Anon and The Moray Press

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Derby, Privately printed for subscribers only at The Moray Press 1891: 1891

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 51632

Condition: Very Good


xxiii, 171 pp. Edition limited to 444 copies of which this is copy no. 426. Dark red full leather with gilt borders to front & rear covers and gilt lettered spine. Top edge gilt. Gilt turn-ins and silk endpapers. Printed on Van Gelder paper. Edges uncut. Short tear to joint of lower spine. Bookplate to verso of ffep. VG View more info

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Dinners and Dinner-Parties or the Absurdities of Artificial Life

By: Anon [G. V.]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall 1862: 1862

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 60173

Condition: Good


x, 118 pp. Original gilt-decorated blue cloth. Boards clean. Old tape repair, but complete. Adverts to end-papers. Copac records copies at Leeds & BL only. View more info

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Foreign Desserts for Englilsh Tables [and] The Lady's Dessert Book : A Calendar for the Use of Hosts and Housekeepers ... two volumes

By: Anon [Georgiana Hill]

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley 1862 / 1863: 1862

Book number: 60055

Condition: Near Fine


2 volumes. xi, 160; xi, 160 pp. Publisher's original blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Cloth clean. Scattered foxing. Bindings firm. This is essenially two issues of the same book. Bentley issued 'Foreign Desserts' in 1862. It may not have sold well under that title as he issued the same sheets under the title 'Lady's Dessert Book' the following year. Similar publisher's cloth, but with blind lettering to the 'Lady's Dessert'. OCLC record 9 copies of 'Foreign Desserts' (6 UK, 2 US, 1 Germany). OCLC only records 2 copies of 'Lady's Dessert', in the BL and at Melborne. Sold ... View more info

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Leben, Thaten, und Betrübter Fall des Weltberufenen Russischen Grafen Burchards Christophs von Münnich

By: Anon [Hempel, Christian Friedrich]

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Bremen, Nathanael Saurmann 1743: 1743

Book number: 60758

Condition: Very Good


517, (11) pp. Later half calf over black cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and red leather title label. All edges red. Later marbled endpapers. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Title in black and red. Woodcut ornaments. Genealogical folding tables. Small ink mark to one leaf. One table inscribed. Binding firm. Text in German. Burkhard Christoph Graf von Münnich was a German general who became a field marshal and political figure in the Russian Empire. He was the major Russian Army reformer and founder of several elite military formations during the reign of Anna of Russia. Scarce... View more info

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The Pictorial Guide to Cheltenham : Containing a Description of the Town, with an account of its Spas, Churches, Colleges, and other Public Institutions

By: Anon [Henry Davies]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cheltenham, Henry Davies and Davies & Son N.d. [1861]: 1861

Book number: 58788

Condition: Good


86, (2) pp. Original printed wrappers. Covers darkened and with wear to spine ends & corners. Internally clean. Illustrations. Just four copies located : Leicester Univ., Natl. Library of Wales, Natl. Museum of Scotland and Basel. View more info

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Forging the Bell : Willie Wimple Series

By: Anon [Hilda Cowham]

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin N.d. [c. 1910]: 1910

Book number: 55484

Condition: Good


Unpaginated. Original colour pictorial wrappers. Wear to spine and one corner torn with loss. Early ink inscription to inside front cover. With four full-page chromolithographic plates and other b&w illustrations. No copies on OCLC. View more info