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image of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, and the Growth and Division of the British Empire 1708-1778

William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, and the Growth and Division of the British Empire 1708-1778

by GREEN, Walford Davis

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Published
1906
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Very good
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1906. Hardcover. Very good. Heroes of the Nations series. xiii, 391 p. 19 cm. Frontispiece photo. 30 other plates, maps and illustrations. Full tree leather with gilt impression for Highfield School Hamilton, 1901. Gilt trim on boards and spine. Marbled endpapers and text block edges. Prize bookplate on front pastedown for G.… Read more
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The Lake Scenery of England

by PYNE, J. B.; PICKEN, T. (illus.)

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Published
nd. 1890s
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Poor but all plates present
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$100.00

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London: Day & Sons, nd. 1890s. Hardcover. Poor but all plates present. vii + unpaginated text and plates. 30 cm. 25 partial colour lithographed plates. B&w line drawings in text. Purple cloth with blank and gold impressing. Bevelled edges. Binding loosening with front board and spine detached from text block. Some marks and discolouration to cloth. Corners bumped.… Read more
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Mountain Ascents in Westmoreland and Cumberland

by BARROW, John

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Published
1886
Condition
Good
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$60.00

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London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington , 1886. Hardcover. Good. vii, 208, 32 p. 20 cm. B&w frontispiece and other b&w illustrations, including fold-out map of mountain locations at rear. . Green cloth with gold and black print. Corners bumped, spine ends softened, some shelf wear to lower edges. Light foxing. Book is arranged by mountain… Read more
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image of Monarchs of England from the Accession of William the Conqueror to George VI 1066 to 1936

Monarchs of England from the Accession of William the Conqueror to George VI 1066 to 1936

by J. Epstein & Co.

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Published
ca. 1937
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Good
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ca. 1937. Good. 30 cm cardboard wheel. Colour illustration of each monarch wtih dates of reign, brief bio. George VI at centre. Some small stains on front and more on rear.
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image of An Act for amending and explaining an Act, passed in the Fourteenth year of His Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act to establish a Fund towards further defraying the Charges of the Administration of Justice, and Support of the Civil Government with the Province of Quebec, in America

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London: Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, 1775. Good. 4 pages in paper cover. 31 cm. Title page with Royal coat of arms. Act itself 2 p. "Anno Regni Decimo Quinto, &c. Cap. 40.
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image of Modelling the Middle Ages: The History & Theory of England's Economic Development

Modelling the Middle Ages: The History & Theory of England's Economic Development

by HATCHER, John & BAILEY, Mark

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Published
2001
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780199244126
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$30.00

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Oxford University Press, 2001. Softcover. Near fine. 254 p. 22 cm. 3 figures and one table. Paperback. Spine sunned.
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image of Place names of Islay: Their Meanings and Pronunciations

Place names of Islay: Their Meanings and Pronunciations

by FERGUSON, Katie; PERRONS, Margot (comps.)

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Published
2002
Condition
Near fine
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Port Charlotte: The Museum of Islay Life, 2002. Booklet. Near fine. 20 p. 21 cm. B&w drawings by Perrons. Stapled paper covers. Light wear.
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image of An Act to continue several Laws relating to  permitting the Importation of Tobacco into Great Britain from any Place whatever ...

An Act to continue several Laws relating to permitting the Importation of Tobacco into Great Britain from any Place whatever ...

by ANONYMOUS

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Published
1812
Condition
Very good
Edition
52 Georgii III. Cap. 20.
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$40.00

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Dublin: Printed by George Grierson, Printer to the KIng's Most Excellent Majesty, 1812. 52 Georgii III. Cap. 20. . Very good. 4 p., only 2 printed. 29 cm. Disbound. "Anno Quinquagesimo Secundo Georgii III. Regis." Title continues: "and to permitting Goods and Commodities to be imported into and exported from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, in any… Read more
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image of An Act to amend an Act, passed in the Forty-third Year of His pesent Majesty, for regulating the Vessels carrying Passengers to His Majesty's Plantations and Settlements Abroad

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Dublin: Printed by George Grierson, Printer to the KIng's Most Excellent Majesty, 1813. 53 Georgii III. Cap. 36. Good. 4 p., only 2 printed. 30 cm. Disbound. Two green marks on rear. "Anno Quinquagesimo Tertio Georgii III. Regis." "Vessels in the Service of the Hudson's Bay Company exempted, provided they shall not carry more that Twenty Passengers."
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image of Commercial and Library Atlas of the British Isles From the Ordnance Survey with Index-Gazetteer. Also Copious Letterpress Descriptions, Tables of Population, &c

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London: G. W. Bacon & Co, 1898. Hardcover. Good. 65 two-page colour plates + 54 p. index at rear. Each plate 36 cm. Burgundy cloth hardcover with gold and black impressing. Corners worn, some rubbing to cloth. Hinges tender and text block loosening. Ink stamp of former owner on front pastedown. Some soiling and foxing, mainly to endpapers.… Read more
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50 Views of London

by The London Steroscopic and Photographic Company

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Published
nd. 1900s?
Condition
Fair
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$15.00

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London, nd. 1900s?. Hardcover. Fair. 50 b&w photos of London, England. Unpaginated. 19 x 25 cm. Red cloth with gold impressing. Gilt is coming off, edges are worn. Text block is loosening from boards, some centre pages are detached. A little thumbing but overall pages clean. Title page: "The Album of Photographic Views of London." All the… Read more
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Looking At Scotland

by London & North Eastern Railway

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Published
nd. ca. 1900s
Condition
Fair
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nd. ca. 1900s. Booklet. Fair. 31 p. 24 cm. 26 b&w photos and a very neat b&w fold-out map at rear. Stapled booklet. Covers detached and separating in lower part. Some spotting to covers, chip and tear in rear, ink signature at top front. Pencil and ink notations at rear. Some more spotting within. H. J. Ketcham, General… Read more
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The Cornish Riviera

by HART, Claude M. (illus.); THOMAS, Herbert

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Published
nd
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Very good
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$30.00

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Great Western Railway, nd. Softcover. Very good. 23 p. 24 x 32 cm. 16 colour illustrations of Cornwall scenery. Brown card covers tied with frayed ribbon. Text by Thomas, director of The Cornishman newspapers. Illustrations of Pendennis, Falmouth Harbour, Lizard Peninsula, St. Michael's Mount, Land's End, St. Ives, much more.
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Green Lodge Boarding Establishment Prospectus, Ayr

by MCLEOD, Mrs. J.

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Published
nd
Condition
Near fine
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$20.00

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Ayr, Scotland, nd. Near fine. 12 cm folded green card opens to 16 cm. Inside lists terms, location, etc. Lodge was located at 29 Charlotte Street, Ayr. Mrs. J. McLeod, proprietor. Front a bit faded.
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image of Round About Helvellyn: Twenty-Four Plates by Thomas Huson, R.I; R.P.E. With Notes by the Artist and Descriptive Passages from Wordsworth's Poems

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London: Seeley and Co., 1895. Hardcover. Good. 51, [3] p., interspersed with plates. 33 cm. 24 b&w plates. Cloth with gold impressing. All edges gilt. Corners worn, spine ends softened with small tears, some wear and discolouration to edges.Ink inscriptions on half title. Some foxing to first pages. Plates include: Windermere Looking South; Hevellyn and the Head… Read more
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image of The History of the County of Cumberland. Vol. I

The History of the County of Cumberland. Vol. I

by HUTCHINSON, William

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Published
1794
Condition
Fair
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$150.00

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Carlisle: F. Jollie, 1794. Hardcover. Fair. 600 p. 28 cm. Frontispiece, title page vignette, fold-out map, one other fold-out plate, 23 full-page plates, 28 in-text illustrations. Numerous genealogical charts. Half leather with brown cloth. All edges marbled. From our As Is shelf. Most of lower spine missing, rest chipped, but title remains. Part of spine is attached to… Read more
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image of The "Camera" Series Views of Glasgow & The Clyde

The "Camera" Series Views of Glasgow & The Clyde

by Brown & Rawcliffe Ltd

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Published
ca. 1890
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Fair
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Liverpool, ca. 1890. Hardcover. Fair. The "Camera" Series Views of The United Kingdom. 22 x 31 cm. 22 b&w illustrations in fold-out accordion style. Scenes are from photos by C. W. wilson & col. Ltd. Burgundy cloth with gold impressing. Spine deteriorated and separating, corners and edges worn. Photos of St. George's Square, boats on… Read more
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Rock's Royal Birmingham Cabinet Album

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Published
ca. 1880
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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London, ca. 1880. Hardcover. Good. Accordion-style fold-out with 12 b&w illustrations on one side only. 20 cm green cloth with gold impressing. Worn edges. Cracked between first 2 illustrations. Ink signature on rear endpaper. Shows North Western Arcade with Great Western beyond, St. Martin's Church, Aston Hall, Midland Institute, Mason College, etc.
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image of Album of Belfast & County Antrim: 28 views

Album of Belfast & County Antrim: 28 views

by W. Lawrence

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Published
ca. 1880
Condition
Fair
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$25.00

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Dublin, ca. 1880. Hardcover. Fair. Accordion style fold-out w ith 28 b&w illustrations, not photographs despite Lawrence call8ing himself "Photographic Publisher" inside rear cover. 20 cm. Dark boards with gold impressing. Edges worn, boards rubbed, crack in front cover.Front board loosening, cracking at first illustration. Views of Albert Memorial, Queen's Bridge, Town Hall, St. Patrick's, Richardson's Linen Factory,… Read more
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William Morris and the Idea of England

by FAULKNER, Peter

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Published
1992
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780903283168
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$15.00

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London: William Morris Society, 1992. Softcover. Near fine. Kelmscott Lecture 1991. 26 p. 22 cm. Card covers. Old label on rear.
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