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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

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Diderot's Dream

By: Anderson, Wilda C.

Price: £28.00

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

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Look Towards the Sea

By: Baines, Frank

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1958: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55515

Condition: Very Good


255 pp. Publisher's hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. Internally clean. No ownership names. Jacket design by Julian Trevelyan. View more info

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Recent Events and Present Policies in China

By: Bland, J. O. P.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1912: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58449

Condition: Good


xi, 482 pp. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spine slightly faded with wear to spine joints. Front hinge split. Internally clean. Photographic illustrations. Plates complete. Colour folding map at rear. View more info

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Bonaparte in Egypt : And the Egyptians of To-day

By: Browne, Haji A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin 1907: 1907

Book number: 58420

Condition: Good


410, 6 pp. Original decorated cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Top edge gilt. Spine panel chipped & darkened. Bookplate to front endpaper. Spotting to prelims. Frontis photo portrait. Binding firm. View more info

Memoires sur la Vie Privee de Marie-Antoinette, Reine de France et de Navarre : Suivis de Souvenirs et d'Anecdotes Historiques... In two volumes

By: Campan, Madame

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Londres, Chez Henri Colburn et Co. et M. Bossange et Co. 1823: 1823

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 54702

Condition: Good


In 2 volumes complete. lvi, 443; viii, 440 pp. Later half morocco over original printed boards. Gilt lettering to spines. Boards rubbed & marked with wear & rubbing to extremities. Later endpapers. Frontis portrait engraving. Bindings firm. Text in French language. View more info

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte : To Which are Now First Added, an Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days ... In four volumes

By: De Bourrienne, M.

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley 1836: 1836

Book number: 58462

Condition: Near Fine


In 4 volumes. xxii, 392; xiii, 404; viii, 400; iv, 420 pp. Full calf with raised bands to spine. Gilt panels with decorative devices and red & black leather title labels. Top edge gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Worsfold. Front covers of original wrappers bound in at rear. Bound from the original parts. Boards fresh. Internally clean. No ownership names. Frontis portrait engraving. Illustrations to each volume. A handsome set in Near Fine to Fine cond... View more info

The Chief Incidents of the "Titanic" Wreck Treated in Verse : Together With the Lessons of the Disaster

By: Drew, Edwin

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, W. Nicholson & Sons, Ltd. 1912: 1912

Book number: 56642

Condition: Very Good


46 pp. Publisher's original printed purple wrappers. Covers edgeworn due to yapp edges. Tear to spine joint. Foxing throughout. Frontis portrait. Two additional portraits and one photographic plate of the Titanic. Published one month after the sinking of the ship. View more info

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Napoleon and Iberia : The Twin Sieges of Ciudad Rodrigo & Almeida, 1810 (Napoleonic Library)

By: Howard, Donald D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, U.S.A., Stackpole Books / Greenhill 1994: 1994

Book number: 58398

ISBN: 1853671835

Condition: Near Fine


421 pp . with 42 photographs and drawings and 13 maps. View more info

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Design for Death

By: Jones, Barbara

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch 1967: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58418

Condition: Very Good


304 pp. Hardback in pictorial dust jacket. Corners bumped. Jacket bright. Boards clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Numerous b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Diplomacy of Imperialism : 1890 to 1902

By: Langer, William L.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf 1965: 1965

Edition: Fourth Printing

Book number: 58417

Condition: Very Good


xxiii, 797, xxii pp. Blue cloth in printed dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. Bookplate and ink name to front endpaper. Minor ink marginal marks to a few leaves. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Maps. View more info

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Napoleon A Study

By: Merezhkovsky, Dmitri S.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent and Sons, Ltd. 1929: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58466

Condition: Very Good


First edition, translated by Catherine Zvegintzov. PP vii + 267. Dust jacket is dusty with loss to head and foot of spine and corners. Red hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. some fading to head of spine. Internally clean tight and bright. Otherwise very good in good dust jacket. View more info

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Diderot and the Encyclopaedists

By: Morley, John

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall 1880: 1880

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 58458

Condition: Good


xvi, 472 pp. Contemporary quarter leather over dark green cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. All edges marbled. Spine rubbed & marked and corners slightly worn. Spotting to endpapers & prelims. Internally clean. Binding firm. View more info

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The Cryes of London: The Collection in the Pepys Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge [Cries of London]

By: Pepys Library and Richard Luckett

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Leeds, Old Hall Press 1994: 1994

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 58453

ISBN: 0946534314

Condition: Near Fine


xxi, [81] pp. Quarter calf over gilt decorated paper-covered boards. Raised bands and leather title label to spine. In maroon cloth slipcase. This copy is no. 9 in an edition limited to 425 copies. With 81 plates, some folding, etched by David Pearson. From Samuel Pepy's unique collection, the plates show a variety of hawkers and street-vendors and their trades. A near fine copy with a little rubbing to the spine. View more info

Life of Napoleon Bonaparte. In four volumes

By: Sloane, William Milligan

Price: £175.00

Publisher: New York and London, The Century Co. and Macmillan & Co. 1906: 1906

Book number: 58411

Condition: Near Fine


In 4 volumes complete. xvi, 283; xii, 283; xii, 270; xii, 313 pp. Blue cloth with gilt decoration to front boards & gilt lettering to spines. Top edge gilt. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Small owner's blindstamp to title-pages. Complete, but pps. 243-250 misbound in volume three. Numerous full-page colour and b&w illustrations. A very nice set. View more info

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Speeches from the Dock or, Protests of Irish Patriotism. Containing, with Introductory Sketches and Biographical Notices

By: T. D., A. M., and Sullivan, D. B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Dublin, M. H. Gill and Son N.d:

Book number: 58467

Condition: Good


Green gilt lettered cloth with gilt harp motif on front board. Previous owners inscription. Cloth has wear, marks and some mottling, with bumping to head and foot of spine. Internally the paper has browned View more info