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Ida

by Cooke, J. H.

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Published
1912
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Very Good +
Edition
First edition
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Warrington: Mackie & co Ltd, 1912. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. Quarto edition limited to 300 copies. 4to, original half cream parchment and yellow cloth boards, with titles on front and spine in black. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Xxxii + 381pp, illustrated with 34 plates. Contemporary and later owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Very occasional… Read more
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A Dictionary of the English Language

by Johnson Samuel 

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Published
1820
Condition
Good
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£498.38

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London: . & J. Offor, W. Allason et al, London , 1820. Hardcover. Good. London: . & J. Offor, W. Allason et al, London , 1820. Good. 'In Which The Words are Deduced from Their Originals and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples From the Best Writers. To Which are Prefixed A History of… Read more
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The Private Life of the Romans

by D\'Arnay, M

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Published
1761
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
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£259.16

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Edinburgh: Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1761. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Edinburgh: Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1761. First edition. Good. First edition translated from the French by D'Arnay. Approx. 6.75 by 4.25'', v + 378pp. Full leather with gilt titles on spine. This has been rebacked at some point in the past. Shelf wear to corners & spine. Top &… Read more
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Facsimiles of Royal, Historical, Literary and Other Autographs in the Department of Manuscripts British Museum (Series I-V)

by Warner, George F

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Published
1899
Condition
Poor
Edition
1st Edition
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£23.92

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Printed By Order Of The Trustees Of The British Museum, London, 1899. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Poor. Approx. 17.5'' tall, quarter leather binding in poor condition, front & rear board separated. 30 facsimiles with accompanying description. Includes various monarchs, scientists, philosophers & writers. Henry VIII, John Knox, John Milton, Handel, Elizabeth Barrett Browning etc. Inner book is in… Read more
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