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Illustrated Notes on Church History. Complete - 2 Vols in 1.
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Illustrated Notes on Church History. Complete - 2 Vols in 1.

By Lane, Rev. C. Arthur, F.R. Hist. S.

London, Brighton & New York: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1908 Hardback, 115mm x 170mm tall (4.75" x 6.75" approx.). Pp xl, 584 with decorated head & tailpieces, a map and profuse illustrations in b/w & line, and a frontispiece plate to each of the two parts. [Part One: "From the Earliest Times to the Dawn of the Reformation" and Part Two: "The Reformation and Modern Church Work"]. Minor rubs to hd/tl of spine and previous owner's neat signature to front pastedown,, otherwise very good, in the original binding of light- blue and dark-blue cloth-covered, bevelled-edge boards/gilt spine title/all edges red.. Revised Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 16mo..

$20.07

Jen
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Jen

By Wingate, Mrs. Alfred

London: Crosby Lockwood, 1928 Hardback, 140mm x 225mm tall (5.5" x 8..75" approx.). Pp (vi), 286 plus a double-folding map. Original decorated cloth-covered boards, with black titles. Covers a little marked and dusty but very good internally.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. 8vo..

$26.76

Three Meiji Leaders: Ito, Togo, Nogi
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Three Meiji Leaders: Ito, Togo, Nogi

By Scherer, James A.B., Ph.D., LL.D., Author of The Romance of Japan, Etc.

Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1936 Hardback, 130mm x 195mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx.). Pp (viii), 133 + (v)) blank leaves at rear, with a tissue-guarded b/w photo frontispiece plate and red-printed title-page vignette. With the Compliments slip of the Hokuseido Press tipped-onto the half-title page, and with the tissue-guarded original black & red-printed Japanese/English sales ticket preserved on a rear blank leaf. Withdrawn from Keele University Library, with a few minor external light rubs and marks, and Keele's neat embossed stamp impression to the lower blank margin of the title-leaf. Otherwise very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title/red-printed Mount Fuji logo to front board.. Presentation Copy. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$66.91

The Divided Circle. A History of Instruments for Astronomy, Navigation and Surveying
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The Divided Circle. A History of Instruments for Astronomy, Navigation and Surveying

By Bennett, J. A.

Oxford: Phaidon. Christie's, 1987 Hardback.4to. 222mm x 228mm tall (8.75" x 12" approx.). 224 pages with 260 illustrations, including 16 in colour. Fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine and unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth-Covered Boards. Fine/Fine.

$127.13

The Tall Ships Pass. The Story of the Last Years of Deepwater Square-Rigged Sail, Embodying Therein the History and Detailed Description of the Finnish Four-Masted Steel Barque "Herzogin Cecilie" SIGNED COPY
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The Tall Ships Pass. The Story of the Last Years of Deepwater Square-Rigged Sail, Embodying Therein the History and Detailed Description of the Finnish Four-Masted Steel Barque "Herzogin Cecilie" SIGNED COPY

By Derby, W.L.A. [ with an Introduction by Basil Lubbock ]

London: Jonathan Cape, 1937 Hardback, 195mm x 260mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.). 415pp + plus 64 plates containing a total of 96 superb period b/w photographs; a tipped-in Errata slip, and 4 plans [three of which are folding. Contents include 3 Appendices [including a useful Bibliography & a Glossary], an Addendum and a Corrigenda. Presentation inscription, signed in full by the Author to prelim leaf [foolishly struck through with a single pen stroke by a subsequent owner but still clear]. A few minor white paint spots to cloth and spine cloth slightly darkened, otherwise very good in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title/gilt vignette to front board. Some additional postage may be required for overseas mailing.. Inscribed & Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 4to.190mm x 250mm Tall (7.5" x 9.75" Approx.)..

$180.66

Chronicle of the Reign of King Pedro III of Aragon. Part One: A.D. 1134-1275
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Chronicle of the Reign of King Pedro III of Aragon. Part One: A.D. 1134-1275

By Desclot, Bernard - translated from the original Catalan text By Critchlow, F.L., Ph.D.

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1934 Hardback, 155mm x 235mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xxiv, 222. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University. Minimal markings consist of a neat embossed impression the the blank lower margin of the title-page, unfaded mark to spine and a blank label to rear pastedown. Endpapers lightly toned, otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth/gilt titles.. First Edition. Gilt-decorated Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 8vo..

$100.37

Techniques of Medieval Armour Reproduction. The 14th Century
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Techniques of Medieval Armour Reproduction. The 14th Century

By Price, Brian R.

Boulder, Colorado: Paladin Press, 2000 Hardback, 220mm x 290mm tall (8.25" x 11.25" approx) Pp xviii, 508 with profuse illustrations in b/w photo and line. Almost fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the almost fine, unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Please note that some additional postage will be required for overseas posting.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. Sm Folio.

$368.01

The Great Chartulary of Glastonbury. 3 Vol Set
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The Great Chartulary of Glastonbury. 3 Vol Set

By Watkin, Dom Aelred, Fr.R.Hist.S.- Editor

Somerset Record Society, 1947 Three volumes, each 173mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" (approx.). Volume I, published in 1947, pp xlix,248: Volume II, published 1952, pp cxciii, 249-575incl.: & Volume III, published in1956, pp ccxlvi, 577-794 incl., all first editions printed by Butler & Tanner Ltd. of Frome for Subscribers to the Somerset Record Society only. Rubs to the head and tail of the spines; a few of the upper corners of the first volume are lightly furled and, the set having been withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, each volume has a neat circular stamp-impression to the upper free corner of its front cover. Otherwise all very good, tight and clean, in the original soft-covers/black titles. A heavy set, meaning that some additional postage might be required for delivery outside of the UK.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 4to..

$66.91

India's Army [ Foreword by Field-Marshal The Lord Birdwood ]
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India's Army [ Foreword by Field-Marshal The Lord Birdwood ]

By Jackson, Major Donovan [ Invicta ]

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co Ltd, 1940 Hardback, 105mm x 138mm tall (4" x 5.5" approx.). Pp xxii, 584 + 2pp (blank) for notes, plus a frontispiece and 13 further full-colour plates and with illustrations throughout in b/w & line. Very good in the original cloth-covered boards/light-blue spine title, and with the edge-chipped and somewhat dusty but otherwise sound and unclipped, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Contents include an interesting potted history of the origin and use of 'khaki' clothing.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Edge-Chipped d/w. Illus. by Major Donovan Jackson.

$33.46

The Castle Diaries. Two Volumes 1964-70 & 1974-76
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The Castle Diaries. Two Volumes 1964-70 & 1974-76

By Castle, Barbara - SIGNED

London 1980 & 1984: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1980 Two volumes, hardback, each 175mm x 255mm tall (7" x 10.25" approx.). Pp xvi, 858 & (x), 788, each with a b/w photo frontispiece plate, Fine, in the original cloth covered boards/gilt spine titles, and with almost fine, unclipped, dust-wrappers. The first of the two volumes published, being the Castle Diaries 1974-76, is inscribed and signed on the half-title page "To Drew - best wishes from Barbara Castle". Some additional postage may be required for this heavy set.. Inscribed and Signed by the Author. First Editions. Cloth. Fine/Almost Fine.

$100.37

An Exhortation to Styrre All Englyshe Men to the Defence of Theyr Countreye. Made by Richard Morysine (1539)
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An Exhortation to Styrre All Englyshe Men to the Defence of Theyr Countreye. Made by Richard Morysine (1539)

By Morison, Richard

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1972 Hardback, 155mm x 207mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). Unpaginated but (i), 62pp with a decorated title-page headpiece and capital. Very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 476 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$20.07

The Gouernaunce of Good Helthe, 1530 [ie Governance of Good Health ]
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The Gouernaunce of Good Helthe, 1530 [ie Governance of Good Health ]

By Plutarch

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1968 Hardback, 155mm x 207mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). Unpaginated but 32pp with three vignettes and decorated capitals. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Fairleigh Dickinson Library, with a blind-stamp impression to the title-leaf and a blank patch obscuring the accession number to the front board. Some external sunning otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 16 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$40.15

The Foure Bookes of Martiall Policye [ ie Four Books of Martial Policy  London 1572
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The Foure Bookes of Martiall Policye [ ie Four Books of Martial Policy London 1572

By Renatus, Flauvus Vegetius

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1968 Hardback, 155mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Unpaginated [approx. 170pp with decorated head & tail pieces, decorated capitals, an illustrated title-page and 7 woodcuts of siege-engines &c. (6 full-page). Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Fairleigh Dickinson Library, with stamp impressions to prelims and closed-page edges & a blank patch obscuring the accession number to spine. Some sunning to cloth, otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 41 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$64.23

Tables Shewing the Legally Appointed Weight of British Gold and Silver Coin Manufactured Pursuant to Mint Indenture, dated 6th February 1817, and the remedy as to weight allowed thereon; constructed for the use of goldsmiths composing the Jury of the Pyx
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Tables Shewing the Legally Appointed Weight of British Gold and Silver Coin Manufactured Pursuant to Mint Indenture, dated 6th February 1817, and the remedy as to weight allowed thereon; constructed for the use of goldsmiths composing the Jury of the Pyx

By Watherston, James H., Goldsmith

16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden [ London ]: Privately Published, 1847 Hardback, 130mm x 205mm tall (5" x 8" approx.). 48pp. Almost fine, in the original blind-decorated, green cloth-covered boards. The title continues: "..with Considerations on the Remedy as to Fineness, and suggestions for altering the same. Dedicated to the Wardens of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths". An important and most uncommon work (written at a time when our money was still worth something!). First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/No d/w.

$167.28

Master of Deception. Tangled Webs in London and the Middle East.
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Master of Deception. Tangled Webs in London and the Middle East.

By Mure, David

London: William Kimber, 1980 Hardback, 160mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). 284pp, including an Appendix and a Bibliography, plus 8pp plates with 13 illustrations, chiefly in b/w photo. Very good, in the original black cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the slight edge-chipped but otherwise sound and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo..

$24.09

A Handy Book on Criminal Law, Applicable Chiefly to Commercial Transactions
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A Handy Book on Criminal Law, Applicable Chiefly to Commercial Transactions

By Sleigh, W. Campbell, Esq., of the Middle Temple, Barrister-at-Law

London & New York: G. Routledge & Co., 1858 Hardback, 120mm x 182mm tall (4.75" x 7.25" approx.). Pp vii, 168. The signature of a contemporary owner to the front pastedown; underlinings on a few leaves, and a couple of minor external marks. Otherwise good, in the original blind-decorated, cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Uncommon.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$26.76

John Gully and His Times

By Darwin, Bernard

London: Cassell & Co. Ltd., 1935 Hardback, 125mm x 193mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp x, 230 + 4 b/w plates including a frontispiece. From the holdings of Burnley Mechanics Institute, with label to the front pastedown and accession number to spine. Occasional light spotting, more so to prelims, and some rubs and marks to cloth, otherwise good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo.

$40.15

City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10
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City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10

By Masters, Betty R. + Francis, A. David + Stern, Walter M. + Bergeron, David M.

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1966 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). Pp (ii), 425-482 incl. plus 2 full-page b/w plates. Contents: (1) "City Officers II: The Secondary"; (2) "Count Wratislaw and the Lord Mayor's Show, 1702"; (3) "Control v. Freedom in Leather Production from the Early Seventeenth to the Early Nineteenth Century"; (4) "Jack Straw in Drama and Pageant", plus "CalamIties, Wonders and Topics of the Town 1603-1902 - some items of popular taste as reflected in a list of the items in Guildhall Library. This section includes the 3 full-page plates, these being entitled "The Infallible Astrologer", "A short narrative of an extraordinary delivery of rabbets (sic)", and "The Dreadful Death of Robert Hawes". "Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label, a single circular stamp-impression and a tiny chip to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$16.73

Wilkes and Liberty 1768-69 + A Brass Roundel from St. Michael Paternoster Royal + The Fore-Edge Paintings of Stephen and Thomas Lewis + a Complete List of the Seventeenth-Century Newspapers. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, No. 8, July 1957
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Wilkes and Liberty 1768-69 + A Brass Roundel from St. Michael Paternoster Royal + The Fore-Edge Paintings of Stephen and Thomas Lewis + a Complete List of the Seventeenth-Century Newspapers. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, No. 8, July 1957

By Rudé, George F.E. + Merrifield, Ralph + Kellaway, William + Garrett, K.I. & Grosfils, M.M.

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1957 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). 44pp, including a b/w photo of the brass roundel and 6 of Lewis' fore-edge paintings. Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label and a single circular stamp-impression to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$16.73

The Narcs Game. Organizational and Informational Limits on Drug Law Enforcement [i.e. Narcotics ]
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The Narcs Game. Organizational and Informational Limits on Drug Law Enforcement [i.e. Narcotics ]

By Manning, Peter K.

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Mit Press, 1980 Hardback, 160mm x 235mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xv, 316. Almost fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with slightly edge-rubbed, but otherwise good and unclipped dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Good. Lge 8vo..

$20.07

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