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Image for The Huntingdon Papers (the Archives of the Noble Family  of hastings)

The Huntingdon Papers (the Archives of the Noble Family of hastings)

By: N/A

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros 1926: 1926

Book number: 35209

Condition: Very Good


xxiii., 6 parts bound as one [various paginations] TEG, usually presented in poor quality wraps, this copy is bound in a nice red half morocco, slight foxing to early and closing pages and to edges, otherwise very clean. View more info

Image for Alma Mater or Seven Years at the University of Cambridge  2 Vols

Alma Mater or Seven Years at the University of Cambridge 2 Vols

By: A Trinity-Man [John Frederick Wright]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London & Boston, Black, Young & Young 1857: 1857

Book number: 48333

Condition: Good


vii, verso blank, 323, verso errata & [iv], 272 pp, volume 2 board detatched and some wear to spines and splitting to the paper at the hinges ; foxing to pages rough patches on inside boards. Blue paper covered original boards with brown spines and original paper labels. View more info

Image for An Abstract of an Act of Parliament for Building a New Gaol in the Borough of Portsmouth, in the County of Southampton, Passed 5th June, 1805

An Abstract of an Act of Parliament for Building a New Gaol in the Borough of Portsmouth, in the County of Southampton, Passed 5th June, 1805

By: Act of Parliament

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Portsea, Williams, Printer 1805: 1805

Book number: 55576

Condition: Very Good


15 pp. Fifteen-page pamphlet. Lacks wrappers. Leaves slightly edgeworn. Scarce Portsea imprint. View more info

Image for An Act for an assessment at the rate of one hundred and twenty thousand pounds by the moneth for six moneths, from the five and twentieth day of December, one thousand six hundred fifty two, to the four and twentieth day of June next ensuing, towards the maintenance of the armies in England, Ireland and Scotland; as also for the Navy : Friday the tenth of December, 1652. Ordered by the Parliament, that this Act be forthwith printed and published. Hen. Scobell, Cleric. Parliament

An Act for an assessment at the rate of one hundred and twenty thousand pounds by the moneth for six moneths, from the five and twentieth day of December, one thousand six hundred fifty two, to the four and twentieth day of June next ensuing, towards the maintenance of the armies in England, Ireland and Scotland; as also for the Navy : Friday the tenth of December, 1652. Ordered by the Parliament, that this Act be forthwith printed and published. Hen. Scobell, Cleric. Parliament

By: Act of Parliament

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Printed by John Field, Printer to the Parliament of England 1652: 1652

Book number: 58941

Condition: Very Good


(2), 1829-1890 pp. Recent maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. New endpapers. Original wrapper bound in and repaired. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Black-letter text. Lacking final blank. ESTC : R209365 View more info

Image for The Education of Henry Adams Illustrated with Portraits of the Author's Family, of His Friends, and of Leading Figures of the Day

The Education of Henry Adams Illustrated with Portraits of the Author's Family, of His Friends, and of Leading Figures of the Day

By: Adams, Henry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Franklin Centre, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library 1981: 1981

Edition: Limited

Book number: 42311

Condition: Near Fine


xix, 535 pp., Full gilt decorated maroon leather binding. AEG. Several b/w illustrations View more info

Image for The Girlhood of Maria Josepha Holroyd [Lady Stanley of Alderley] : Recorded in Letters of a Hundred Years Ago: From 1776 to 1796

The Girlhood of Maria Josepha Holroyd [Lady Stanley of Alderley] : Recorded in Letters of a Hundred Years Ago: From 1776 to 1796

By: Adeane, J. H., editor and Maria Josepha Holroyd

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co. 1896: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58895

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 420 pp. Quarter cream-coloured cloth with pictorial silhouettes & gilt panel to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. Boards quite rubbed. Internally clean. Frontis and other illustrations. Plates complete. This must be a deluxe binding option, as it usually has a plain cream spine with green boards. View more info

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Memoirs of the Court of King James the First

By: Aiken, Lucy

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown 1822: 1822

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 48439

Condition: Good


xvi., 444 ; x., 413 pp. 8vo., 2 volumes in a contemporary red morocco with marbled boards, gilt lettering and a device on the spine that appears to be a hawk in a bush. Bindings now rubbed and worn with some loss to the base of the spine of volume 1. Volume 2 has a frontispiece, but not volume 1. View more info

Image for Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth. In two volumes

Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth. In two volumes

By: Aikin, Lucy

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1819: 1819

Edition: Third Edition

Book number: 55460

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes. xvi, 488; vii, 522 pp. Contemporary calf with blind-stamped borders to front & rear boards. Recently rebacked in brown calf with black leather title labels. All edges marbled. Boards marked & rubbed. New endpapers. Bookplate to front endpapers. Foxing to prelims. Frontis portrait. View more info

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Rulers of India : Lord Lawrence and the Reconstruction of India Under the Crown

By: Aitchison, Charles

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press 1905: 1905

Book number: 55379

Condition: Very Good


216 pp. Full brown calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and black leather title label. Gilt school device of Framlingham College to front board and prize bookplate to front pastedown. All edges marbled and marbled endpapers. Bound by Relfe Brothers. Boards slightly darkened. Folding frontis map. Internally clean. View more info

Image for The Key to the South : Britain, the United States, and Thailand During the Approach of the Pacific War, 1929-1942

The Key to the South : Britain, the United States, and Thailand During the Approach of the Pacific War, 1929-1942

By: Aldrich, Richard J.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1993: 1993

Book number: 39992

ISBN: 0195886127

Condition: Near Fine


xxii, 416 pp., illustrated in b/w. Price tags on jacket rear, some light tape marks from the cover on the endpapers View more info

Image for Napoleon's British Visitors and Captives 1801 - 1815

Napoleon's British Visitors and Captives 1801 - 1815

By: Alger, John Goldworth

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, James Pott and Company 1904: 1904

Edition: First US Edition

Book number: 58419

Condition: Very Good


viii, 342 pp. Blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Top edge gilt. A few marks to rear board. Bookplates and ink owner's name to front. Foxing to prelims. Internally clean. View more info

Image for History of Europe. From the Commencement of the French Revolution to the Restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV [14 volumes]. From the Fall of Napoleon in MDCCCXV to the Accession of Louis Napoleon in MDCCCLII [8 volumes]. Index volume. Complete in 23 volumes.

History of Europe. From the Commencement of the French Revolution to the Restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV [14 volumes]. From the Fall of Napoleon in MDCCCXV to the Accession of Louis Napoleon in MDCCCLII [8 volumes]. Index volume. Complete in 23 volumes.

By: Alison, Archibald

Price: £750.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons 1849 / 1859: 1849

Book number: 49392

Condition: Very Good


Complete in 23 volumes. 22 volumes plus index volume. All uniformly bound in tan half calf over marbled boards. Five raised bands to spines with gilt panels and leather title labels. Marbled edges and endpapers. Frontis portraits and additional portraits as called for. Slight wear to spine ends and corners. Some boards slightly marked. Occasional light foxing. A solid VG set. View more info

Image for The Chronicle of Melrose : From the Cottonian Manuscript, Faustina B.IX in the British Museum

The Chronicle of Melrose : From the Cottonian Manuscript, Faustina B.IX in the British Museum

By: Anderson, Alan Orr and Marjorie Ogilvie Anderson and William Croft Dickinson

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Percy Lund Humphries & Co. Ltd. 1936: 1936

Book number: 54333

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. This is copy no. 81 of an edition limited to 275 copies. Presentation copy signed on the front endpaper by the indexer W. C. Dickinson. lxxxii, 264 pp. Original full cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In worn slipcase. Cloth very clean. Bevelled edges. Spotting to fore-edge. Internally clean. With an introduction and an index. A complete and full-size facsimile in collotype. Scarce. View more info

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Diderot's Dream

By: Anderson, Wilda C.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, U.S.A., Johns Hopkins University Press 1987: 1987

Book number: 48661

ISBN: 0801839769

Condition: Fine


x., 259 pp. View more info

Image for Reminiscences of Henry Angelo : With Memoirs of His Late Father and Friends. In two volumes

Reminiscences of Henry Angelo : With Memoirs of His Late Father and Friends. In two volumes

By: Angelo, Henry

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley 1830: 1830

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58849

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes complete. viii, 510; 558 pp. Later half calf over marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Spines uniformly faded to brown. Slight wear to extremities. Some pencil notations. Frontis portrait engraving. With added illustrations from a 20th century work. Relevant clippings from bookseller's catalogues tipped-in at front & rear. Bindings firm. View more info

Image for The Modern Portrait Gallery. In six volumes

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 "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...

"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

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 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

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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