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The English Gipsies and Their Language [ Gypsies ]
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The English Gipsies and Their Language [ Gypsies ]

By Leland, Charles G.

London: Trübner & Co., 1874 Hardback, 125mm x 182mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp xiii, 259. Withdrawn stamp impression of University of Keele to front free endpaper, and library stamping and accession marks to title-page. Otherwise good, in a library binding of turquoise cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. Third Edition. Cloth. Fair/N/A.

$54.14

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

Travels in Europe and the East. Letters Written to His Relatives at Home.
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Travels in Europe and the East. Letters Written to His Relatives at Home.

By Tasker, The Late J.L., Esq., of Middleton Hall [ Mr. Joseph Louis Tasker ]

York: J.L. Foster, The Gazette Office, 1864 Hardback, 145mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 174pp, including a Preface by H.A. Tasker and an Appendix "Obituary Notices of Mr, Joseph Louis Tasker" [Extracts from the Morning Post and the Yorkshire Gazette of November 1848.]. Original gilt & blind-decorated maroon cloth-covered boards somewhat dusty and sun-faded, otherwise very good. Title in gilt-decorated roundel to front board, all edges gilt.. First Edition.

$304.52

Hints to Travellers Scientific and General, Tenth Edition, Revised and Corrected from the Ninth Edition Edited for the Royal Geographical Society. Vol I. Surveying and Practical Astronomy
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Hints to Travellers Scientific and General, Tenth Edition, Revised and Corrected from the Ninth Edition Edited for the Royal Geographical Society. Vol I. Surveying and Practical Astronomy

By Reeves, E.A., F.R.A.S., F.R.G.S., Map Curator and Instructor to Surveying to the Royal Geographical Society

London: The Royal Geographical Society, 1921 Hardback, 125mm x 175mm tall (5" x 7" approx.). Pp xv, 470 with 99 figures in the text in b/w & line, including a multi-folding plate "Lines of Equal Magnetic Variation, 1920", plus 4 further multi-folding charts in a pocket to the rear board. additionally there are 14pp of illustrated adverts, including the endpapers. Some minor external rubs and a crease to the spine cloth, otherise very good, in the original dark-blue, cloth-covered boards/gilt titles, with Metric & Imperial Rules in gilt to the leading edges of both boards. NOTE. Currently no other copy has been located with all four of the rear pocket enclosures.. Tenth Edition. Gilt-decorated Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo.

$47.37

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

Gorilla. Tracking and Capturing the Ape-Man of Africa
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Gorilla. Tracking and Capturing the Ape-Man of Africa

By Burbridge, Ben

London: George G. Harrap & Co Ltd, 1928 Hardback, 150mm x 225mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). 285pp + b/w photo frontispiece plate; 31 further single-sided plate leaves, giving, with the frontispiece, a total of 48 b/w photographs, and [as front endpapers], a double-page, blue-printed map. Very good, in the original black cloth-covered boards, with titles, top-edges and frame to front board all in red.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Lge 8vo..

$60.90

Wanderings in Tasmania
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Wanderings in Tasmania

By Porter, George

London: Selwyn & Blount Ltd., 1935 Hardback, 155mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). 288, plus a frontispiece and 59 further b/w photos, a map and plus a 32pp Publisher's Spring List of 1935 publications. Some light spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise very good, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Lge 8vo..

$47.37

By Tigris and Euphrates

By Stevens, E.S.

London: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd, 1923 Hardback, 155mm x 235mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.). 349pp plus a frontispiece and plates with a further 70 sepia photographs. Spine lightly sunned and occasional foxing spots, esp. to closed page edges, otherwise very good, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Lge 8vo..

$115.04

The Mammals of India; A Natural History of All the Animals Known to Inhabit Continental India [the scarce First Edition]
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The Mammals of India; A Natural History of All the Animals Known to Inhabit Continental India [the scarce First Edition]

By Jerdon, T.C., Surgeon Major, Madras Army, Author of The Birds of India, Etc.

Roorkee: Printed for the Author by the Thomason College Press, 1867 Hardback, 150mm x 245mm tall (6" x 9.75" approx.). Pp xxi, 319 + xv (Appendix & Index). Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, with stamping to the verso of the front free endpaper and across the title-page. Original cloth-covered boards somewhat faded, and rubbed to the head & tail of spine, otherwise good. Small handwritten book-label of a contemporary owner, "F. Grant - Nov 1928", to front pastedown. Gilt spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$87.97

The Land in the Mountains, Being an Account of the Past & Present of Tyrol, its People and Mountains
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The Land in the Mountains, Being an Account of the Past & Present of Tyrol, its People and Mountains

By Baillie-Grohman, W.A. [ with an Introduction by Charles Landis ]

London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd., 1907 Hardback, 150mm x 228mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp xxxi, 288 with a text-fig. + 4pp Publisher's adverts, plus a tissue-guarded colour-plate frontispiece; 60 plates with a total of 80 further illustrations (mainly b/w photo); 2 double-page colour maps [all correct as called for] and a tipped-in Errata slip. The red & black-printed title-page has a couple of ink inscriptions to blank areas, recording the original purchase in 1907 and the volume's presentation to the RCA in Plas Mawr [Conway] in Dec 1919. Otherwise good, in the original red & white pictorial cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title/top edges gilt.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$54.14

The Trail of '98. A Northland Romance
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The Trail of '98. A Northland Romance

By Service, Robert W.

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1915 Hardback, 125mm 192mm tall (5" x 7..5" approx.). 446pp, incl. a page each of critical reviews of "Song of a Sourdough" and "Ballads of a Cheechako", plus 2pp Publisher's adverts. Minor rubs to hd/tl of spine & corners, and light toning to endpapers. Otherwise very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition, Third Impression. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo.

$24.36

Christopher Pinchbeck and His Family LIMITED & SIGNED
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Christopher Pinchbeck and His Family LIMITED & SIGNED

By Shenton, Rita

Ashford, Kent: Brant Wright Associates Limited, 1976 Hardback. 150mm x 215mm tall (6" x 8.5" approx). 71pp, with a Frontispiece, Family Tree and 19 illustrations, the majority of which are b/w photographs. Minor rubs to edges and corners, otherwise very good, in the original, illustrated laminated boards/white titles. Number 86 of a signed, limited edition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Boards. Very Good/N/A.

$33.84

Finis Pyramidis BOUND WITH Thoughts on the Creation, and on the Systems of Astronomy

By Gabb, The Rev. Thomas

London: Mr. Taylor; Mr. Booker & Lackington & Co. AND Keating, Brown and Co., 1805 Hardback, 130mm x 225mm tall (5.25" x 9" approx.). Pp 284, (20), and Pp 100. "Finis Pyramidis; or, Disquisitions concerning The Antiquity and scientific end of the great Pyramid of Giza or Ancient Memphis, in Egypt, and of the First Standard of Linear Measure. Also, A complete description of Solomon's Temple of which the true dimensions recorded in the Holy Bible are explained, and the erroneous opinions of commentators refuted; being a recent discovery. And, Architectural Discussions on sundry controverted documents of Vitruvius. The canon of symmetries ascertained from his books. With the true ordination and diposition of some of the most celebrated Grecian temples, and strictures on Mr. Stuart's second Vol. of the Antiquities of Athens". Undated [Preface dated 1805].BOUND WITH "Thoughts on the Creation, and on the Systems of Astronomy" 1812. "Finis Pyramidis", which has some marginal annotations and corrections to the text believed to be in the Author's own handwriting, is complete with the 8pp 'List of Subscribers' and the 12pp 'Explanation of the one hundred and twenty-four Technical and Unusual Terms'. "Thoughts on the Creation" includes 6pp List of Subscribers', and Errata. Very occasional minor spotting and a repair to the upper blank margin of one leaf. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Nottingham Library with minimal stamping. Otherwise very good, in cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. The second work contained is most uncommon.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo..

$1211.29

Race, Sex and Class Under the Raj. Imperial Attitudes and Policies and Their Critics, 1793-1905
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Race, Sex and Class Under the Raj. Imperial Attitudes and Policies and Their Critics, 1793-1905

By Ballhatchet, Kenneth, Professor of South Asian Studies, University of London

New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House, 1980 Hardback, 135mm x 218mm tall (5.25" x 8.5" approx.). Pp viii, 199. Previous owner's inscription to prelim, and some light external sunning, otherwise very good in contemporary half-leather [artificial leather?] with raised bands to spine, and maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. Half Art Leather. Very Good/Glassine d/w. 8vo.

$33.84

Triumphs of Invention
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Triumphs of Invention

By Hall, Cyril, Author of Conquests of Engineering, Wonders of Transport & Treasures of the Earth

London & Glasgow: Blackie & Son Limited, 1920 Hardback, 125mm x 192mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 276pp + b/w photo frontispiece plate and 31 single-sided plates with a total of 33 further b/w photographs. Neat 1936-dated presentation inscription to front free endpaper and a couple of minor external blemishes, otherwise very good, in the original cloth-covered boards/black titles & illustrated front board. Undated, but stated by COPAC to have been published in either 1920 or 1926. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo.

$16.92

Admiralty Manual of the Gyroscopic Compass 1925
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Admiralty Manual of the Gyroscopic Compass 1925

By Harrison, Commander G.B., O.B.E., Chaffer, C., Esq., & Wright, J.E., Esq., A.M.I.E.E.

London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1926 Hardback. 155mm x 248mm tall (6" x 9.75" approx). Pp vii, 156, with title-page vignette and 79 illustrations in b/w photo & line, plus 18 folding and multi-folding plates. Rubs to cloth with some wear to spine edges and occasional 1929-dated stamp-impressions of the Royal Aircraft Establishment Library, otherwise good in a the original red cloth-covered boards, with titles in gilt & blind.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/Later Glassine d/w. Lge 8vo..

$47.37

Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries
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Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries

By Lucas, A., O.B.E., F.R.I.C., F.S.A.

London: Edward Arnold & Co, 1948 Hardback, 140mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp xi, 570. The third, and best, edition "...largely re-written, re-arranged and much enlarged [with] three additional chapters". Attractive decorative bookplate of J. & U. Brass to the front pastedown, otherwise almost fine, in the original cloth/gilt spine title, and with the lightly rubbed but otherwise sound and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper.. Third Edition, Revised. Cloth. Almost Fine/Very Good. 8vo..

$47.37

French Explorers in the Pacific. Volume 1. The Eighteenth Century

By Dunmore, John

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965 Hardback, 140mm x 222mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp viii, 356 + 2 plates, and with a total of 13 maps in the text. Front free endpaper and spine foot show evidence of the removal of a previous owner's labels, otherwise very good, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$54.14

Terrestrial and Celestial Globes, Their History and Construction Including a Consideration of Their Value as Aids in the Study of Geography and Astronomy. Two Volumes in One.
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Terrestrial and Celestial Globes, Their History and Construction Including a Consideration of Their Value as Aids in the Study of Geography and Astronomy. Two Volumes in One.

By Stevenson, Edward Luther, Ph.D., LL.D., Member of the Hispanic Society of America

Connecticut: Originally Published for the Hispanic Society of America by the Yale University Press & Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, here reprinted by Martino Fine Books Hardback, 140mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp xxvi, 218 & Pp xi, 291, with 2 frontispiece plates; 10 tailpieces to the text, and plates, giving a total of of 266 illustrations. Fine, in the original light-blue linen-covered boards/gilt-on-red spine title. This, undated, edition was limited to 150 copies. Originally Published for the Hispanic Society of America by the Yale University Press & Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, here reprinted by Martino Fine Books.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Fine/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo.. Limited to 150 Copies Only.

$87.97

The Haven-Finding Art. A History of Navigation from Odysseus to Captain Cook.
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The Haven-Finding Art. A History of Navigation from Odysseus to Captain Cook.

By Taylor, E.G.R., Emeritus Professor of Geography in the University of London &c.

London: Hollis & Carter, 1958 Hardback.140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 295, with 30 text figs., plus 25 plates. Very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the unclipped but dusty illustrated dust-wrapper. Professor Eva Germaine Rosamund Taylor is principally known as Author of "Tudor Geography", "Late Tudor and Early Stuart Geography", and her two books on Mathematical Practitioners.. Second Impression. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo..

$27.07

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