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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 The River Runs Uphill : A Story of Success and Failure

The River Runs Uphill : A Story of Success and Failure

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Burton on Trent, J.M Pearson 1986: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35865

ISBN: 0907864384

Condition: Very Good


210 pp., illustrated in b/w, jacket very slightly discoloured and creased, prev owners bookplate on pasetdown View more info

Image for The Later Eighteenth Century Great House : The Proceedings of a Conference under the Joint Directorship of Edward Chaney and Malcolm Airs Held at the Department for Continuing Education, the University of Oxford, 10-12 January 1997

The Later Eighteenth Century Great House : The Proceedings of a Conference under the Joint Directorship of Edward Chaney and Malcolm Airs Held at the Department for Continuing Education, the University of Oxford, 10-12 January 1997

By: Airs, Malcolm

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1997: 1997

Book number: 39831

ISBN: 0903736276

Condition: Very Good


240 pp, illustrated in b/w in spiral binding with laminate cover. As a bound volume of proceedings, the illustrations are not of a high quality. View more info

Image for Palaeolithic Man in N. W. Middlesex the Evidence of His Exixtence and the Physical Conditions Under Which he Lived in Ealing and Its Neighbourhood, Illustrated By the Condition and Culture Presented By Certain Existing Savages

Palaeolithic Man in N. W. Middlesex the Evidence of His Exixtence and the Physical Conditions Under Which he Lived in Ealing and Its Neighbourhood, Illustrated By the Condition and Culture Presented By Certain Existing Savages

By: Allen Brown, Jno.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co, 1887: 1887

Book number: 41602

Condition: Very Good


iii, 227 pp., Five b/w plates. Gilt decorated publisher's cloth. Edges spotted, sporadic minor foxing, boards rubbed and faded. View more info

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Happy England

By: Allingham, Helen; Huish, Marcus B.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black 1903: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 46800

Condition: Very Good


xi., 204 pp. 80 colour illustrations and a photograph of the artist (Helen Allingham) facing page 1. Interestingly, her aunt, by clever subterfuge, sending in a piece of art for consideration to the Royal Academy under her initials only, succeeded in shaming that institution into altering its admission policies so as to allow women into the Royal Academy Schools. In attractive decorated blue cloth boards, which are a bit bumped at head and foot and at the corners. Top ed... View more info

Image for The Cambridge Guide : Wtih a Description and History of the Colleges, Halls, Libraries, Museums, and other Public Buildings, with the Ceremonies and Customs of the Town and University, and a Short Account of Ely Cathedral

The Cambridge Guide : Wtih a Description and History of the Colleges, Halls, Libraries, Museums, and other Public Buildings, with the Ceremonies and Customs of the Town and University, and a Short Account of Ely Cathedral

By: Anon

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Henry Harraden & J. Hall & J. Hatt N.d. [c.1840]: 1840

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 58800

Condition: Very Good


viii, 208 pp. Original printed paper wrappers. Slight wear to head of spine and joint partially split. Binding firm. Covers slightly marked. Internally clean. With six engravings and one plan, as called for. Only the BL copy appears on Copac. 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

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

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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The Visitor's Guide to the Town and Neighbourhood of Great Yarmouth

By: Anon [John Cooper]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Great Yarmouth, John Cooper 1853: 1853

Book number: 58789

Condition: Very Good


(iv), 103 pp. Original blind-stamped & gilt-lettered cloth. Minor rubbing to extremities. Internally clean. With folding plan and six illustrations. OCLC records just two copies: Norfolk County Council & State Library of NSW. View more info

Image for Redstone's Royal Guide to Guernsey : And the Adjacent Islands

Redstone's Royal Guide to Guernsey : And the Adjacent Islands

By: Anon [Louisa Lane Clarke]

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London Guernsey & Jersey, Simpkin and Marshall / Henry Redstone / William Redstone 1856: 1856

Edition: 5th Edition

Book number: 58799

Condition: Very Good


iv, 128 pp. Original cloth-covered boards with gilt title to front board. Boards clean. Internally clean. Endpaper adverts. Copac lists just three copies across five editions, with just one copy of this edition at Leeds Univ. View more info

Image for An Abstract of All the Claims on the New Forest, in the County of Southampton, Entered at the Lord Chief Justice in Eyre's Court, Adjourned from the Swainmote Court, Held at Lyndhurst, the 27th of June, in the 22nd Year of King Charles the Second and Held at Winton, the 29th Day of September, 1670.

An Abstract of All the Claims on the New Forest, in the County of Southampton, Entered at the Lord Chief Justice in Eyre's Court, Adjourned from the Swainmote Court, Held at Lyndhurst, the 27th of June, in the 22nd Year of King Charles the Second and Held at Winton, the 29th Day of September, 1670.

By: Anon [New Forest]

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Salisbury, Benj. Cha. Collins and J. Johnson 1776: 1776

Book number: 48226

Condition: Near Fine


202, (10) pp. Modern full sprinkled calf. Five raised bands to spine. Red morocco title label. New endpapers. Uncommon. Clean internally with binding in Fine condition. 21 cm. tall View more info

Image for A New Description of Blenheim, the Seat of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough : containing a full and accurate account of the paintings, tapestry, and furniture; a picturesque tour of the gardens and park: and a general description of the china gallery, &c., with a preliminary essay on landscape gardening

A New Description of Blenheim, the Seat of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough : containing a full and accurate account of the paintings, tapestry, and furniture; a picturesque tour of the gardens and park: and a general description of the china gallery, &c., with a preliminary essay on landscape gardening

By: Anon [William Fordyce Mavor]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Oxford, J. Munday 1810: 1810

Edition: Eighth Edition

Book number: 58794

Condition: Fair


150 pp. Original pictorial paper wrappers. Spine worn with som loss to paper covering. Covers rubbed and edgeworn. Scattered foxing. Frontis engraving. Folding map. Binding firm. In Fair to Good condition. View more info

Image for The Antiquarian Itinerary, Comprising Specimens of Architecture, Monastic, Castellated, and Domestic; With Other Vestiges of Antiquity in Great Britain. Acompanied With Descriptions. In seven volumes.

The Antiquarian Itinerary, Comprising Specimens of Architecture, Monastic, Castellated, and Domestic; With Other Vestiges of Antiquity in Great Britain. Acompanied With Descriptions. In seven volumes.

By: Antiquarian Itinerary

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, For the Proprietors by Wm. Clarke 1815 / 1818: 1815

Book number: 49254

Condition: Very Good


Complete in seven volumes. Unpaginated. Half calf over boards. Five raised bands to spine. Leather title and volume labels. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Some spine labels lacking or chipped. Spines and corners rubbed & marked. Damage to calf of one volume. Bookplate to front pastedowns. Large Paper copy with over 300 fine copper engravings. A VG set. View more info

Image for The Place-Names of Cumberland : English Place-Name Society Volume XX, XXI and XXII. In three volumes

The Place-Names of Cumberland : English Place-Name Society Volume XX, XXI and XXII. In three volumes

By: Armstrong, A. M. and A. Mawer, F. M. Stenton and Bruce Dickins

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, At the University Press 1950 /1952: 1950

Book number: 57099

Condition: Very Good


In 3 volumes. vii, 258; 259-458; lxxx, 459-565 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines. From the library of A. M. Armstrong, author of these volumes. Clean copies. Boards of one volume bowed. Map in pocket at rear. View more info

Image for Farmworkers in England and Wales : A Social and Economic History 1770-1980

Farmworkers in England and Wales : A Social and Economic History 1770-1980

By: Armstrong, Alan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ames, Iowa State University Press 1988: 1988

Book number: 55516

ISBN: 0813800021

Condition: Fine


302 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust jacket. Top edge slightly dusty. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Tables and illustrations. View more info

Image for Charterhouse, Coloured Reproductions of Two Exterior Views as Originally Published By Ackermann in 1816

Charterhouse, Coloured Reproductions of Two Exterior Views as Originally Published By Ackermann in 1816

By: Arrowsmith, R L (descriptive text)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Guildford, Charles W Traylen 1958: 1958

Book number: 40525

Condition: Very Good


2 colour prints illustrating Charterhouse school from the playground and from the square with single loose page of explanatory text. Protected by Card boards in paper wraps in protective envelope. Minor marks to wraps. View more info

Image for The History and Antiquities of Syon Monastery, the Parish of Isleworth, and the Chapelry of Hounslow

The History and Antiquities of Syon Monastery, the Parish of Isleworth, and the Chapelry of Hounslow

By: Aungier, George James

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Printed by and for J. B. Nichols and Son 1840: 1840

Book number: 58550

Condition: Good


Presentation inscription from the author to the title-page. xv, 567,(1) pp. Contemporary half morocco over cloth. Gilt decoration & lettering to spine. Marbled endpapers. Boards marked and rubbed. Staining and foxing throughout, also affecting plates. List of subscribers. Extra-engraved title-page. Illustrations, including two folding maps. Lacks frontis and one brass rubbing plate. Binding firm. Scarce. 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

Image for Look Towards the Sea

Look Towards the Sea

By: Baines, Frank

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1958: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55586

Condition: Very Good


255 pp. Publisher's hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj spotted & edgeworn with slight losses. Lean to spine. No ownership names. Jacket design by Julian Trevelyan. View more info

Image for The Victoria History of the County of Middlesex Vol. VII ( 7 ) : Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Willesden Parishes

The Victoria History of the County of Middlesex Vol. VII ( 7 ) : Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Willesden Parishes

By: BAKER, T. F. T. ; Elrington, C. R. (edited)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, University of London Institute of Historical Research / Oxford University Press 1982: 1982

Book number: 58652

ISBN: 0197227562

Condition: Very Good


xx., 280 pp. A few marks to the jacket, but otherwise a very good clean copy. The volume completes the coverage of the administrative county of Middlesex as it existed until 1965, with histories of the parishes of Acton, Chiswick, Ealing, West Twyford, and Willesden, together forming the outer part of the Kensington division of Ossulstone hundred. The article on Ealing covers Old Brentford, in Ealing parish, and New Brent-ford, a chapelry which formed the southern part... View more info