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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.

$21.46

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 Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Fairleigh Dickinson Library, with a blind-stamp impression to the title-leaf and a blank patch obscuring the accession number to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.

$42.91

Sir Francis Drake Reuiued: Calling upon this Dull or Effeminate Age, to folowe his Noble Steps for Golde & Silver.
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Sir Francis Drake Reuiued: Calling upon this Dull or Effeminate Age, to folowe his Noble Steps for Golde & Silver.

By Drake, Sir Francis

Amsterdam & New York: Da Capo Press. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. [ Theatrvm Orbis Tarrarvm Ltd ], 1973 Hardback, 155mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp (x), 94 + Errata leaf, with title-page vignette and a decorated headpiece and capital. Old accession number stamped onto lower blank margin of the title-page and a feint label removal mark to cloth together with some light sunning, otherwise very good, in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-black titles. Number 544 in 'The English Experience, its Record in Early Printed Books' series, published in facsimile.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$21.46

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.

$68.66

Origin and Development of the Microscope as Illustrated by Catalogues of the Instruments and Accessories in the Royal Microscopical Society, together with Bibliographies of Original Authorities, Preceded by an Historical Survey on the Early Progress..
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Origin and Development of the Microscope as Illustrated by Catalogues of the Instruments and Accessories in the Royal Microscopical Society, together with Bibliographies of Original Authorities, Preceded by an Historical Survey on the Early Progress..

By Disney, Alfred N., in collaboration with Cyril F. Hill and Wilfred E. Watson Baker, Editor

20, Hanover Square, London, W.I: The Royal Microscopical Society , 1928 Title concludes: " Early Progress of Optical Science". Hardback, 155mm x 237mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xii, (including Errata), 303, with 30 text figs. plus 30 plates giving a total of 69 b/w photographs. The original blind-ruled, grey cloth-covered boards with gilt spine title are sunned as usual, but the contents are almost fine. Neat signature of E. Teifi Jones, Feb. 19th 1929 to the front free endpaper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. Lge 8vo..

$71.52

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.

$178.80

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..

$25.75

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..

$28.61

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.

$48.63

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..

$17.88

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..

$17.88

The Foundation of the Tudor Dynasty &c. + The Struggle of the Glaziers Company &c. + Two Charters and Seal Bags &c. + London Puritanism. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II, No. I
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The Foundation of the Tudor Dynasty &c. + The Struggle of the Glaziers Company &c. + Two Charters and Seal Bags &c. + London Puritanism. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II, No. I

By Anglo, Robert + Ransome, David R. + Chandler, Michael J. & King, Donald B. + Williams, Dorothy Ann

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1960 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). 42pp + 4pp plates, with a total of 6 b/w photos [re the chapter on Seals]. Contents: (1) "The Foundation of the Tudor Dynasty, The Coronation and Marriage of Henry VII"; (2) "The Struggle of the Glaziers Company with the Foreign Glaziers 1500-1550"; (3) "Two Charters and Seal-Bags of 12 Edward 2"; (4) "London Puritanism. The Parish of St. Botolph without Aldgate". Additionally there is a Chapter of 4pp being "A Handlist of Works on Shorthand in the Guildhall Library". 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..

$14.30

The Marine Chronometer, Its History and Development
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The Marine Chronometer, Its History and Development

By Gould, Lieut-Commander Rupert T., R.N. F.R.G.S.

London: The Holland Press, 1976 Hardback, 150mm x 222mm tall (6" x 9" tall approx.). Pp xvi, 287 with b/w photo frontis. and 39 other b/w photo plates 85 figures on multiple-image plates. Very good, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. The unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper is sun-faded, but otherwise sound.. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

$71.52

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..

$21.46

A Tractate on Language with Observations on the French Tongue, Eastern Tongues and Times , and chapters on Literal Symbols, Philology and Letters of Speech, Rhyme, Time, and Longevity
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A Tractate on Language with Observations on the French Tongue, Eastern Tongues and Times , and chapters on Literal Symbols, Philology and Letters of Speech, Rhyme, Time, and Longevity

By Gyll, Gordon Willoughby James, Esq., of Wraysbury, Bucks.

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1860 Hardback, 140mm x 278mm tall (5.5" x 9" approx.). Pp ix, 388, plus Contents leaf and tipped-in Errata slip. Title-leaf printed in red & black. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, with minimal stamping &c. and a small chip to the lower free corner of the title leaf, otherwise good, in the original blind-decorated, dark-green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. Second Edition, Augmented and Revised. Decorated Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$64.37

Persia and the Greeks - the Defence of the West, c. 546-478 B.C.
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Persia and the Greeks - the Defence of the West, c. 546-478 B.C.

By Burn, A.R. second edition with a postscript by D.M. Lewis

London: Duckworth, 1990 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). pp xiv, 612 with 17 maps, plus Corrigenda leaf. Very good, in the original illustrated thin card covers.. 2nd Edition Reprint. Very Good. Lge 8vo..

$21.46

The Diary of Beatrice Webb 4 Vol Set. Vol One, 1873-1892, 'Glitter Around and Darkness Within'; Vol Two, 1892-1905, 'All the Good Things of Life'; Vol Three, 1905-1924, 'The Power to Alter Things'; Vol Four, 1924-1943, 'The Wheel of Life'.
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The Diary of Beatrice Webb 4 Vol Set. Vol One, 1873-1892, 'Glitter Around and Darkness Within'; Vol Two, 1892-1905, 'All the Good Things of Life'; Vol Three, 1905-1924, 'The Power to Alter Things'; Vol Four, 1924-1943, 'The Wheel of Life'.

By MacKenzie, Norman and Jeanne (edit). & Beatrice Webb

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press, 1982 Hardbacks, each 160mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx). Vol 1: Pp xxii, 386 + 8 plates with a total of 40 b/w photos. Vol 2: Pp xv, 376 + 4 plates with a total of 27 b/w photos. Vol 3: Pp xvii, 460 + 4 plates with a total of 28 b/w photos, & Vol 4: Pp xvi, 519 + 4 plates with a total of 31 b/w photos, each volume also having a double-page family tree of the Potter sisters and endpapers illustrated by reproductions from the hand-written diaries. All First Editions as published between 1982 & 1985, each being fine, in the original pastel coloured linen-covered boards/.gilt spine titles and with its fine and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Lge 8vo..

$107.28

A History of the Spanish Stage from Medieval Times Until The End of The Seventeenth Century
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A History of the Spanish Stage from Medieval Times Until The End of The Seventeenth Century

By Shergold, N.D.

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1967 Hardback, 145mm x 222mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.), Pp xxx, 624 + (xx) with 20 pages of plates containing a total of 34 b/w photo-illustrations, and a useful Glossary and Bibliography. A little minor spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise fine, in the original dark-blue, cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the almost fine and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$92.98

A Manual of Universal History on the Basis of Ethnography: Containing a Relation of the Most Remarkable Events That Have Taken Place Among the Principal Nations of the Earth; with Descriptions of Their Most Interesting Characteristics. The Primeval Period
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A Manual of Universal History on the Basis of Ethnography: Containing a Relation of the Most Remarkable Events That Have Taken Place Among the Principal Nations of the Earth; with Descriptions of Their Most Interesting Characteristics. The Primeval Period

By Wright, J.B.

Bath, London & Edinburgh: Binns & Goodwin - Whittaker & Co. - Oliver and Boyd, 1852 Hardback, 118mm x 180mm tall (4.5" x 7" approx.). Pp xi, 220 + (xii) Catalogue of 'Some of the Works Published by Binns and Goodwin, Bath. Map frontispiece plate and colour-illustrated title-page "Printed in Body Colours by Binns and Goodwin, Bath". Spine cloth darkened, with rubs to edges and corners, including small areas of loss to cloth at head & tail of spine. Small losses to upper blank margins of four leaves due to careless opening, otherwise good, in the original blind & gilt-decorated, blue cloth-covered boards/gilt titles, and with the binder's small ticket to the rear pastedown, of Bone & Son, Fleet Street, London. Undated, but stated by COPAC [where only four copies are recorded) as having been published in 1852.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$92.98

The Queen's Conjurer. The Science and Magic of Dr. Dee SIGNED COPY
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The Queen's Conjurer. The Science and Magic of Dr. Dee SIGNED COPY

By Woolley, Benjamin

London: HarperCollins, 2001 Hardback,140mm x 225mm tall (65.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xvi, 354 with decorated capitals and 14 illustrations in the text [including a double-page line-drawn map "Dee's Journey across Europe"; 20 plates (with 19 b/w photos. & 9 in colour), and colour-printed double-page map endpapers. Almost fine, in the original maroon boards/gilt spine title, and with the unclipped and almost fine, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. Signed by the Author to the title-page "Ben Woolley Cheltenham 17th Oct. 2001". Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. 8vo..

$50.06

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