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Image for I. G. De Rebus Auspiciis Serenissimi, et Potentissimi Caroli Dei Grata Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, et Hiberniae Regis, etc. Sub imperio illustrissimi Jacobi Montirosarum Marchionis, Comitis de Kincardin...

I. G. De Rebus Auspiciis Serenissimi, et Potentissimi Caroli Dei Grata Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, et Hiberniae Regis, etc. Sub imperio illustrissimi Jacobi Montirosarum Marchionis, Comitis de Kincardin...

By: Wishart, Rev. George ; GRAHAM, James 1st Marquis of Montrose

Price: £600.00

Publisher: N.p. [Amsterdam?], N.p. 1647: 1647

Book number: 54577

Condition: Very Good


(22), 248 pp. Full blue morocco with gilt borders to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spine with decorative gilt panels and lettering. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Edmund Worrall of Birmingham. Early label to front pastedown with comments. Old library stamp to title page. In 1645 Wishart joined the Royalist army at Bathwell, and was appointed chaplain to Montrose, then Governor-General of Scotland. From this time he was constantly with the army, and his narrative of the campaign is that of an eye-witness. The above work has been translated into English and printed at diffe... View more info

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Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive and Historical a New Edition

By: WORDSWORTH, Christopher

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, William S. Orr and Co. 1844: 1844

Book number: 47182

Condition: Very Good


xxiv, 356 pp, illustrated in b/w with 350 engravings on wood and 28 on steel, a brown leater binding with red title label and gilt lettering and designs to spine, an ink mark to top of pages by spine and rough corner edges, some foxing to pages. View more info

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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth in six Volumes

By: Wordsworth, William

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon & Co. 1857: 1857

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 5732

Condition: Very Good


(1857) 6 volumes in a full red morocco by Sotherans. All edges gilt. Dated at the base of the spines as 1838, but actually an 1857 edition according to the date at the end of the advert in volume 1. A very good set, with just a little rubbing to extremities. Minor foxing to prelims, marbled endpapers and a brief gift inscription in volume 1 dated 1858. The leather in the top compartment of volume 4 is a little rougher, so may well have undergone a repair at some point. View more info

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A History of British Birds. In three volumes

By: Yarrell, William

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, John van Voorst 1843: 1843

Book number: 57908

Condition: Very Good


In 3 volumes. xxxii, 528; 672; 528 pp. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels & lettering. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Spines bright. Boards clean. Armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Relevant news-clipping pasted onto first blank. All internally clean. With 520 in-text wood engravings. An attractive set. View more info

Image for The World's Workers ; Charles Dickens ; Handel ; Turner the Artist

The World's Workers ; Charles Dickens ; Handel ; Turner the Artist

By: [ Prize Binding ]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd. 1890: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48545

Condition: Very Good


128 pp. b/w illustrations of the men at the beginning of each section. Full dark green calf prize binding with red morocco title compartment. Gilt decoration on the boards and in the compartments and AEG. Prize label on inside cover and gilt stamp on front board. Book in excellent condition with some fading to the spine and a little foxing on the first few pages, small scratch too front page. View more info

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Lights and Shadows of Scottish Life

By: [ Wilson, John ]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons 1845: 1845

Book number: 39984

Condition: Very Good


[written 'by the author of the trials of Margaret Lindsay'] [viii], 269, [2] pp., Pretty deep red publisher's morocco with gilt design on boards and spine. AEG. Binding rubbed and slightly faded. Ownership sigs on half and full title pages. View more info

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George the Third, His Court, and Family. In two volumes

By: [Galt, John]

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Henry Colburn 1824: 1824

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 52603

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 477; 468 pp. Contemporary dark blue full pebbled morocco with gilt and blind-stamping to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt ruling and lettering. All edges gilt. Early bookplate to front pastedowns. Red ink notations to foot of frontis. Yellow endpapers. With frontis portrait engraving and 17 additional full-page engravings. Slight foxing to some plates. Bindings firm. A fresh and bright Near Fine pair. View more info