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Image for The Every-Day Book: And The Table Book : Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports, Pastimes...In three volumes

The Every-Day Book: And The Table Book : Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports, Pastimes...In three volumes

By: Hone, William

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, William Tegg and Co. N.d. [c. 1840's]: 1840

Book number: 54663

Condition: Very Good


In three volumes. The Every-Day Book in two volumes and a third volume of The Table Book in uniform bindings. viii, 1720; viii, 1712; (iv), 860, 888 [pagination in columns] pp. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards with gilt lettering to spines. Marbled endpapers. Spines darkened. Some wear to extremities. Early bookplates to front pastedowns and endpapers. Numerous engravings. Bindings firm. View more info

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History of the United Netherlands in 4 Volumes from the Death of William the Silent to the 12 Years Truce-1609.

By: Lothrop Motley, John

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1875: 1875

Book number: 59459

Condition: Very Good


4 volumes, xii, 503, vii, 533, x, 563, viii, 580 pp, illustrated in black and white, leather boards gilt stamped United Westminster Schools with a prize bookplate in vol.1, some marks to boards. View more info

Image for The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Bablylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians. In twelve volumes

The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Bablylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians. In twelve volumes

By: Rollin, M.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Dundee, Printed by Chalmers, Ray, and Co. 1804 /1805: 1804

Book number: 52076

Condition: Very Good


In 12 volumes complete. Bound in original brown full calf. Gilt lines to spines with red leather title labels. Minor marks to calf. Early bookplate to front pastedowns. Folding maps. Frontis portrait to vol. one and extra engraved title pages to each volume. All bindings firm. An attractive VG set. View more info

Image for Historical Collections : Of Private Passages of State, of Weighty Matters in Law, of Remarkable Proceedings in Five Parliaments. Beginning the Sixteenth Year of King James, anno 1618, and Ending the Fifth Year of King Charles, anno 1629...  In eight volumes

Historical Collections : Of Private Passages of State, of Weighty Matters in Law, of Remarkable Proceedings in Five Parliaments. Beginning the Sixteenth Year of King James, anno 1618, and Ending the Fifth Year of King Charles, anno 1629... In eight volumes

By: Rushworth, John

Price: £2,000.00

Publisher: London, Printed by J. A. for Robert Boulter 1680 / 1682 / 1692 / 1701: 1682

Book number: 58090

Condition: Very Good


In 8 volumes complete. Contemporary full panelled calf with blind-stamped decoration to front & rear boards. Sympathetically rebacked with raised bands and maroon leather title labels. New endpapers. Minor marks and scuffing to boards. Armorial bookplate to front pastedowns and with the later bookplate of noted Tudor & Stuart historian Roger Lockyer. Internally clean. Cellotape repair to one leaf. Frontis portraits. Folding map. Bindings firm, save the front hinge of volume 1 which is hanging on its cords. View more info

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Waverley Novels. In 47 (of 48) volumes

By: Scott, Walter

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black 1853 / 1854: 1853

Book number: 55681

Condition: Very Good


47 (of 48) volumes. Lacks volume 38. The height of each volume measures 16.5cm. The linear length of the set measures 122 cm. Uniformly bound in light brown half calf over marbled boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels and maroon & black leather title labels. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Frontis engraving and extra-engraved title page to each volume. Wear and rubbing to some spines with slight chipping to some spine ends. Spine gilt generally bright with some dulling to a few volumes. All bindings firm. View more info

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Life and Campaigns of Arthur, Duke of Wellington, K. G. In four volumes

By: Wright, G. N.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London & Paris, Fisher, Son, & Co. N.d. [1841]: 1841

Book number: 50126

Condition: Very Good


Four volumes. Quarter red morocco over red cloth. Gilt panelled spines. A few marks to boards. Extra engraved title page to each volume. With 4 vignettes, 5 maps, 45 portraits and one view. Staining to some plates. Endpapers darkened. No Plan of the Battle in volume 3, but there is a Plan of the Battle in vol. 4, so it may well have been listed twice in error. Vol. 4 is bound without pp. 53-92 for some unknown reason. Gilt spines bright and fresh. An attractive set. View more info