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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
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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 "Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label, a single circular stamp-impression and a tiny chip to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the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..

$16.92

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 Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label and a single circular stamp-impression to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card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..

$16.92

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..

$13.53

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.

$67.67

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..

$20.30

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..

$60.90

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..

$20.30

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..

$101.51

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..

$87.97

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..

$87.97

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..

$47.37

The Origin and History of the English Horse-shoe

By Murray, R.W., F.R.C.S.

Gloucester: Printed for the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club by John Jennings, 1928 165mm x 280mm tall (6.5" x 10.25" approx.), Contained in Vol XXIII of the Club's Proceedings and comprising pages 79 to 105 incl. plus 4 single-sided plate leaves containing a total of 33 illustrations in b/w photo or line. Fine and partially unopened. This learned article is only one of ten contained, the whole volume having pp vii, 124 with further b/w photo plates, some tissue-guarded, plus a folding plan, printed in red & black, of Roman Caerleon. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume has only one stamp impression and is otherwise almost fine, in the original black-printed, thin card covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$40.60

Out on a Limb [ Inscribed & Signed ]
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Out on a Limb [ Inscribed & Signed ]

By MacLaine, Shirley

London: Elm Tree Books, 1983 Hardback, 155mm x 235mm tall (6.25" x 9.25" approx.). Pp (x), 372. Paper stock lightly tanned to margins, otherwise very good, in the original brown cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. WITH, to the front free endpaper, the Author's hand-written presentation inscription "For Darling Russian Ray with Love & Mischievousness and yellow sunshine always, (Signed, and with a drawing of a heart pieced by an arrow) Shirley". Inscribed and Signed by the Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$47.37

Bee-Keeping in Ireland. A History [ Beekeeping ]
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Bee-Keeping in Ireland. A History [ Beekeeping ]

By Watson, James K.

Dublin: Glendale, 1981 Hardback, 145mm x 225mm tall (5.75" x 9" approx.). Pp xii, 293, with a text fig. and 50 b/w photo illustrations, plus 23pp of advertisements, some illustrated. Almost fine, in the original light-brown boards/gilt spine title, and with the slightly edge-rubbed, but otherwise very good and unclipped, colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Good. 8vo..

$60.90

The Identity of the Church of England: An Historical Sketch
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The Identity of the Church of England: An Historical Sketch

By Pye, Henry John, M.A., Trinity College, Cambridge

Dublin & Derby:and New York: Thomas Richardson and Son and Henry H. Richardson & Co., 1873 Hardback, 105mm x 173mm tall (4.25" x 6.75" approx.). Pp xii, 142, with tipped-in Errata slip, plus 2pp Publisher's adverts. Light rubs to hd/tl of spine; vestige of label removal mark to front board and small ink blot to rear. Neat stamp impression to the front pastedown of Hawkshead Priory Library together with the hand-written inscription "With the Author's kind regards. May 7. 1874" Overall, very good in the original blind-decorated cloth-covered boards/gilt title. Uncommon. Only two copies recorded on COPAC.. Inscribed & Signed by the Author. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 16mo..

$67.67

The Immortal Negro Melodies. These are the Songs Paul Robeson Sings.
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The Immortal Negro Melodies. These are the Songs Paul Robeson Sings.

By Foster, Stephen Colins and Others [ Paul Robeson ]

London: The Family Journal, 1937 165mm x 228mm tall (6.5" x 9" approx.) 24pp incl. covers. Paper toned and staples rusted but sound, otherwise good. Published as a Supplement to the November 6th, 1937 issue of The Family Journal. The illustrated words and music to fourteen negro spirituals from the repertoire of the great Paul Robeson. Postage will be reduced for this item.. First Edition. Good/N/A.

$16.92

Le Morte DArthur - in One in Specyal et al. The Immortalizers of King Arthur [ One in Special Morte D'Arthur ]

By Hart, Sidney [Editor] [& William Lewis Jones]. - Malory

Presteigne, Principality of Wales: Three Golden Crowns, 1985 4.75" x 6.75" tall. Pp x, 53, viii, 145 + 2 blank leaves for notes. Printed for the Morte DArthur Quincentenary 1485-1985, the book comprises: A note of the histories of the only two extant copies of Le Morte D'Arthur with facsimiles of their variant colophons: A short biography of William Lewis Jones, author of "King Arthur in History and Legend": A map showing the sites of the battlefields of the Wars of the Roses: A scholarly chapter on Anthony Woodville, brother of Elizabeth wife to King Edward IV, who later as Earl Rivers brought Malory's story of Arthur to Caxton: Four bibliographies: Caxton's Preface: A. W. Pollard's title-page: Malory's Epilogue: Caxton's Colophon: An index, and a facsimile reprint of the book " King Arthur in History and Legend", originally published at the Cambridge University Press, 1911. A fine unread copy in the original colour-printed pictorial soft card covers. Postage will be reduced for this item. MULTIPLE COPIES of this title are in stock and available for immediate dispatch. Please ask for details of special terms for bulk orders.. First & Only Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$6.70

Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19. Part 1 Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (Including Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps).
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Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19. Part 1 Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (Including Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps).

215mm x 300mm tall I(8.5" x 11.75" approx.). 93 single-sided, photocopied leaves, in light-blue thin card with typed title & plastic slide as spine.. Photocopy. Very Good.

$16.92

Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19. Part 38. The Duke of Wellington's ( West Riding Regiment )
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Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19. Part 38. The Duke of Wellington's ( West Riding Regiment )

215mm x 300mm tall I(8.5" x 11.75" approx.).76 single-sided, photocopied leaves, in light-blue thin card with typed title & plastic slide as spine.. Photocopy. Very Good.

$16.92

Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19. Part 19. The Prince of Wales's Own ( West Yorkshire Regiment )
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Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19. Part 19. The Prince of Wales's Own ( West Yorkshire Regiment )

215mm x 300mm tall I(8.5" x 11.75" approx.).116 single-sided, photocopied leaves, in light-blue thin card with typed title & plastic slide as spine.. Photocopy. Very Good.

$16.92

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