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Dichtkundig Praal-Tooneel Van Neerlands Wonderen Eerste Deel

By: N/A

Price: £1,800.00

Publisher: Te Embden / Gedrukt voor de Liefhebbers 1748: 1748

Book number: 42360

Condition: Very Good


6 vols, various paginations. Bound in a nice full, contemporary vellum with blindstamped design on boards. Dutch text. The book contains verse, which may be of a humourous nature, as well as what would appear to be articles or essays.. Illustrated with some folding b/w plates. Vellum is tanned, rubbed and spotted here and there. Internally very good and clean. Gedrukt voor de Liefhebbers translates as Printed for the Enthusiast 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

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La Veritable Politique des Personnes de Qualite. La Vera Politica delle Persone di Qualita

By: Anon

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Strasbourg and Argentina, Amand Konig 1752: 1752

Book number: 53689

Condition: Good


(8), 275, (12) pp. 12mo bound in 8's and 4's. Contemporary half leather over boards. Raised bands to spine. Lacks any spine lettering. Slight wear to spine ends & extremities and boards rubbed. Later ink name to ffep. Internally clean. Binding firm. Only edition in the UK is incomplete in the BL. Facing-page text in French and Italian. 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 The Young Gentleman's & Lady's Magazine : Or, Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction and Amusement ... to Serve as an Useful Auxiliary to Public and Private Tuition. In two volumes

The Young Gentleman's & Lady's Magazine : Or, Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction and Amusement ... to Serve as an Useful Auxiliary to Public and Private Tuition. In two volumes

By: Anon

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the editors and sold by J. Walker 1799 / 1800: 1799

Book number: 56113

Condition: Near Fine


In two volumes complete. All published. Two volumes comprising six issues to each volume. 468, (4); iv, 432, (4) pp. Recent full brown morocco. Raised bands to spines with maroon leather title labels. New endpapers. Minor spotting to prelims. Internally clean. Extra-engraved title page to each volume. Frontis engraving to vol. one. Twelve hand-coloured copper engravings with plain duplicate opposite. Eight maps, including one folding. One additional colour and two plain engravings. Two tables. Hand-colouring especially attractive. Scarce juvenile educational periodical. Copac lists 4 copies: B... View more info

Image for The Sportsman's Dictionary : Or, the Country Gentleman's Companion, In All Rural Recreations: With Full And Particular Instructions For Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Riding, Cocking ... In two volumes

The Sportsman's Dictionary : Or, the Country Gentleman's Companion, In All Rural Recreations: With Full And Particular Instructions For Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Riding, Cocking ... In two volumes

By: Anon

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, Printed for C. Hitch, and C. Davis, and S. Austen 1735: 1735

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57779

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. Unpaginated. Contemporary full calf. Sympathetically rebacked with raised bands to spines and gilt numbering. Boards renewed. New endpapers. Text clean. Frontis and 25 plates, including some folding (25 engraved and one music). Plates complete. Bindings firm. Loosely laid in are photos of the bindings before restoration. ESTC T131287. 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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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 Life of Catharine II Empress of Russia. In three volumes

The Life of Catharine II Empress of Russia. In three volumes

By: Anon [Jean Henri Castera]

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Printed for T. N. Longman and O. Rees; and J. Debrett 1799: 1799

Edition: Third Edition

Book number: 58679

Condition: Very Good


In 3 volumes complete. 'The Third Edition, With Considerable Improvements.' viii, 572; viii, 543; vii, 501 (1) pp. Contemporary full tree calf. Raised bands to spines with red leather title & volume labels. Minor creasing to spines. Small nick to one joint. Boards clean. Armorial bookplates and ink name to front pastedowns. Internally clean. Frontis portrait engravings to volumes one & two. Folding map frontis to volume three. All in Very Good condition. View more info

Image for The Life of Catharine II Empress of Russia. In three volumes

The Life of Catharine II Empress of Russia. In three volumes

By: Anon [Jean Henri Castera]

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Printed for T. N. Longman and O. Rees; and J. Debrett 1799: 1799

Edition: Third Edition

Book number: 59932

Condition: Good


In 3 volumes complete. 'The Third Edition, With Considerable Improvements.' viii, 572; viii, 543; vii, 501 (6) pp. Contemporary full speckled calf. Gilt-ruled lines to spines with red leather title labels. Slight wear & chipping to spine ends. Front joints split but holding. Boards clean. With the bookplate of Lord Minto of Roxburghshire (?) to front pastedowns. Internally clean. Frontis portrait engravings to volumes one & two. Folding map frontis to volume three. View more info

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The Medallic History of England to the Revolution

By: Anon [Pinkerton, J.]

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Edwards and Sons 1790: 1790

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56670

Condition: Very Good


iv, 112 pp. Contemporary full leather. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. Marbled endpapers. Spine lettering slightly faded. Minor wear to spine ends & corners. Foxing to prelims. Internally clean. With forty full-page plates and descriptive text to each plate. All plates clean. Binding firm. View more info

Image for The English Chronology : Being a Brief Chronological Account of the Most Considerable Publick Occurrences That Have Happen'd in These Kingdoms, and Other Adjacent Parts, Since King William the Third's Accession to the Crown. From 1688, to 1696

The English Chronology : Being a Brief Chronological Account of the Most Considerable Publick Occurrences That Have Happen'd in These Kingdoms, and Other Adjacent Parts, Since King William the Third's Accession to the Crown. From 1688, to 1696

By: Anon [Smithurst, Benjamin]

Price: £750.00

Publisher: Oxford, Printed by L. Lichfield, for John Howell Bookseller 1696: 1696

Book number: 53345

Condition: Good


(iv), 127, 12 pp. Original sewn leaves. Advertisement leaf, title page, errata on verso of tp, followed by 127 text pages and 11 index pages. Leaves quite stained, but not affecting legibility. Good condition. Copac records only: BL; Lambeth Palace. ESTC R221530 Wing S4357. View more info

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The Religion of Nature Delineated

By: Anon [William Wollaston]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Printed for John and Paul Knapton 1738: 1738

Edition: Sixth Edition

Book number: 57005

Condition: Good


xv, 5-219, (4) pp. Contemporary full leather with raised bands to spine. Lacks title label. Wear to spine ends & corners. Front joint tender. Text clean. Frontis portrait. Head and tail-pieces. View more info

Image for An Avucient [Auncient] Historie and Exquisite Chronicle of the Romanes Warres, both Ciuile and Foren. Two parts in one

An Avucient [Auncient] Historie and Exquisite Chronicle of the Romanes Warres, both Ciuile and Foren. Two parts in one

By: Appian of Alexandria

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: London, Raulfe Newberrie and Henrie Bynniman 1578: 1578

Book number: 59811

Condition: Very Good


(ii), 398, (12), (xii), 296, 4, (8) pp. Original limp vellum. In modern cloth slipcase with paper title label to spine. Vellum marked with later repair to rear board. Sewing threads to spine. Small strip of medieval manuscript with lettering & musical notation sewn in as guard to rear board. Staining to leaves. Four index leaves trimmed by 50%. Repairs to title-page and approx. 25 additional leaves. Binding firm. STC 713 View more info

Image for De prodigiosis naturae et artis operibus talismanes et amuleta dictis cum recensione scriptorum huius argumenti.

De prodigiosis naturae et artis operibus talismanes et amuleta dictis cum recensione scriptorum huius argumenti.

By: Arpe, Peter Friedrich

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Hamburgi, Christian Liebezeit 1717: 1717

Book number: 46791

Condition: Very Good


pp., [vi], [plate], 184, [16]., Charles Kingsley's bookplate on pastedown, with note pasted to ffep indicating that he owned the book during the period during which he lived at Eversley rectory between 1844 - 1875. Contemporary full vellum binding. Minor warping to boards, some fading and a few exterior marks. Four wormholes to spine, though the text is unaffected. A hint of waterstaining to the margins of text block, some minor foxing and toning to later pages. View more info

Image for Le Livre des Comptes-Faits, ou Tarif General des Monnoyes

Le Livre des Comptes-Faits, ou Tarif General des Monnoyes

By: Barreme, M. [Francois]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez J. L. Nyon, M. E. David, C. David et F. Didot 1735: 1735

Book number: 56400

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Contemporary full calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and brown leather title label. Marbled endpapers. Slight wear to spine ends. Slight worming to inner hinge. Internally clean. Engraved title-page. Mathematical tables throughout. Binding firm. View more info

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Welsh Scenery from Drawings

By: BATTY, Captain

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, R, Jennings, Poultry 1825: 1825

Book number: 3985

Condition: Very Good


4to, unpaginated, a large paper copy, 35 engraved plates, protected by tissue, bound in full straight grained morocco with a blind stamped border to the boards, and some gilt decoration. All edges gilt, slightly worn at hinges and edges, but solid; Very good View more info

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An Historical Account of Thomas Sutton Esq, and of His Foundation in Charter-House

By: Bearcroft, Philip

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, E. Owen 1737: 1737

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 50081

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 275, (1) pp. Bound in full straight-grained morocco with blind and gilt tooling to boards and spine. All edges gilt. Slightly edgeworn and wear to foot of spine. Frontis portrait engraving. Double-page engraved view of the Charterhouse. Funerary plate. Head and tail-pieces. Binding firm. VG copy. View more info

Image for Hortus Eystettensis, sive diligens et accurata omnium plantarum, florum, stirpium, et variis orbis terrae partibus, singulari studio collectarum, quae in celeberrimis viridariis Archem Episcopalem ibidem cingentibus, hoc tempore conspiciuntur, delineatio

Hortus Eystettensis, sive diligens et accurata omnium plantarum, florum, stirpium, et variis orbis terrae partibus, singulari studio collectarum, quae in celeberrimis viridariis Archem Episcopalem ibidem cingentibus, hoc tempore conspiciuntur, delineatio

By: Besler, Basilius

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Munchen, Konrad Kolbl 1964: 1964

Book number: 46146

Condition: Near Fine


[unpaginated] 1964 facsimile of the famous work, bound in a smart brown faux leather. Slight mark to foredge. View more info

Image for Jesu-Christi Novum Testamentum : Vulgatae Editionis [New Testament Vulgate]

Jesu-Christi Novum Testamentum : Vulgatae Editionis [New Testament Vulgate]

By: Bible

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Parisiis, Apud Viduam Florentini Delaulne 1733: 1733

Book number: 59757

Condition: Very Good


(vi), 420, (12) pp. Contemporary full maroon leather with decorative gilt border to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels & lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Minor wear to spine ends. Slight darkening to boards. Internally clean. Publisher's device to title-page. Binding firm. Text in Latin. View more info