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Studies in Galilee

by Ernest W Gurney Masterman

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Published
1909
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$65.30

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1909 A very good copy of the first edition in original dark blue cloth binding. The binding has gilt titles to spine and is very clean and sound, with slight pulling to spine ends and a little corner wear. Contents are complete and very clean.
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image of British Columbia, and Vancouver Island; comprising a historical sketch of the British Settlements in the North-West Coast of America; And a Survey of the physical character, capabilities, climate, topography, natural history, geology and ethnology of that region; ...

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London and New York: G Routledge & Co, 1858 A very good copy of this study of British Columbia, written at the time of the Gold Rush, and with fold-out map that contains some of the sites where gold was found. In the original card binding with picture and titles to spine and front board, and advert for 'Reading for… Read more
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$1,741.20
image of Three Years Travels from Moscow Over-Land to China: thro' Great Ustiga, Siriana, Permia, Sibiria, Daour, Great Tartary, &c. to Peking. Containing An exact and particular Description of the Extent and Limits of those Countries, and the Customs of the Barbarous Inhabitants; with reference to their Religion, Government, Marriages, daily Imployments, Habits, Habitations, Diet, Death, Funerals, &c. To which is annex'd and accurate Description of China

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London : W Freeman, F Walthoe, T Newborough, F Nicholson, and R Parker, 1706 A very good copy of the 1st English edition of this work, translated from the Dutch edition of 1704. In contemporary panelled calf binding which has been expertly rebacked with new spine with gilt lined raised bands and title label. Corners have been repaired. The binding… Read more
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$5,296.15
image of A Voyage round the World, in the years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. By George Anson, Esq; afterwards Lord Anson, Commander in Chief of a squadron of His Majesty's ships sent upon an expedition to the South Seas..

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London: W Strahan, J Rivington and sons, J Robson, C Dilly et al , 1781 A very good copy in contemporary full leather binding with 3 folding charts. The binding has raised bands with gilt ruled lines and title label to the spine and gilt lining to the board edges. It has been expertly rebacked at some point with some… Read more
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$290.20
image of The World in Miniature; Africa, A description of the manners and customs of the Moors of the Zahara, and of the Negro Nations between the Rivers Senegal and Gambia. Vols I-IV

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London: R Ackermann A very good 4 volume set in contemporary half calf bindings with a coloured vignette title, 2 folding colour maps, and 44 colour plates of which 7 are folding. A scarce title in the World in Miniature series which ran to 43 volumes. This is the second in the series, undated, but published in 1821. The bindings… Read more
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$2,176.50
image of The World in Miniature; The Asiatic Islands and New Holland: being a description of the manners, customs, character, and state of society of the various tribes by which they are inhabited

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London: R Ackermann A very good copy in 2 volumes in contemporary half morocco bindings with 26 hand coloured plates. Undated but 1824. The bindings have gilt compartments with titles and volume numbers in gilt and gilt designs in the top and bottom compartments. Boards are marbled. The bindings are bright and clean with some scuffing to surfaces, including spine… Read more
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$652.95
image of The World in Miniature; Spain and Portugal, containing a description of the character, manners, customs, dress, divrsions, and other peculiarities of the inhabitants of those countries.

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LONDON: R Ackermann, 1825 A good to very good copy of the 1st edition in 2 volumes in contemporary half calf bindings complete with 27 hand coloured plates. Undated but 1825. The bindings are sound and clean. The spines have lost their title labels which were in a section at the top. The remainder of the spines have elaborate gilt… Read more
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$580.40
image of The World in Miniature; Illyria and Dalmatia; containing a description of the manners, customs, habits, dress, and other peculiarities Characteristic of their Inhabitants and those of the Adjacent Countries

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London: R Ackermann A good copy in 2 volumes in contemporary full green calf binding with 32 hand coloured plates. Undated but 1821. The bindings have an oval red leather label at the top of the spine with 'The World in Miniature' in gilt. A gilt design then continues with volume numbers further down the spine. Vol I has lost… Read more
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image of The World in Miniature; Turkey, A description of the manners, customs, dresses, and other peculiarities characteristic of the inhabitants of the Turkish Empire; to which is prefixed a sketch of the History of the Turks: translated from the French of A L Castellan. In Six Volumes.

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London: R Ackermann A very good 6 volume set in contemporary half calf bindings with 73 hand coloured plates. A scarce title in the World in Miniature series which ran to 43 volumes. Undated, but published in 1821. The bindings are matching half calf with marbled boards. The spines have 5 small gilt-lined raised bands with title and volume labels… Read more
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image of The World in Miniature; Tibet and India Beyond the Ganges; containing a description of the character, manners, customs, dress, religion, amusements, &c

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London: R Ackermann A good to very good copy in contemporary half leather binding with hand coloured frontispiece and 11 further hand coloured plates. Undated but 1824 and part of the World in Miniature series. The binding has gilt-lined raised bands to spine and title and volume labels. Boards are marbled and page edges have matching marbling. The boards have… Read more
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image of A Description of the Shetland Islands, comprising and account of their Geology, Scenery, Antiquities, and Superstitions.

A Description of the Shetland Islands, comprising and account of their Geology, Scenery, Antiquities, and Superstitions.

by Samuel Hibbert

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Published
1822
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$507.85

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Edinburgh and London : Archibald Constable and Co.; Hurst, Robinson, and Co. , 1822 A good to very good copy of the scarce 1st edition of Samuel Hibbert's comprehensive work on the Shetland Islands. In contemporary full leather binding which has a newer spine with raised bands and blind-stamped designs in the compartments, and title label. The calf boards have… Read more
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image of The History of Stirling, From the earliest to the present time. Compiled from the Latest and best authorities. With a Sketch of a Tour to Callender and the Trossachs &c &c

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Stirling : Printed and sold by M Randall, 1817 A good copy in probably contemporary half leather binding. With folding frontispiece and further folding plate. The binding has gilt compartments and titles to spine. It is clean with wear to spine ends, edges and corners. Light wear to spine joints, which are sound. Boards are marbled with light scuffing.… Read more
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$137.85
image of A Supplement to the Appendix of Captain Parry's Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage in the Years 1819-20. Containing an account of the subjects of Natural History

A Supplement to the Appendix of Captain Parry's Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage in the Years 1819-20. Containing an account of the subjects of Natural History

by W E Parry, Captain Edward Sabine, William Kirby, John Edward Gray, Robert Brown, Charles Konig

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Published
1824
Condition
Fair
Edition
1st Edition
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$435.30

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London : John Murray, 1824 A fair copy of the scarce supplement in contemporary half leather binding. Classed as 'fair' because the binding is in poor condition: part of the spine is missing and it has split at the joints. General scuffing and rubbing with loss to edges, corners and surfaces. Contents are clean and in very good condition. Page… Read more
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image of A Concise Account of some Natural Curiosities, in the environs of Malham in Craven, Yorkshire

A Concise Account of some Natural Curiosities, in the environs of Malham in Craven, Yorkshire

by Thomas Hurtley

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Published
1786
Condition
Fair
Edition
1st Edition
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$188.63

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London: Printed at the Logographic Press, by J Walter and sold by J Robson and T Longman, 1786 A fair to good copy in contemporary tree calf binding. Classed as 'fair' largely because the binding is splitting at the spine joints, particularly the front joint and there is some damage to the top of the spine. The spine has gilt… Read more
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image of Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark. Interspersed with historical relations and political enquiries. Illustrated with charts and engravings

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London : Printed by J.Nichols for T. Cadell, 1784 A fair copy of the 1st edition in 2 volumes in contemporary full leather binding. William Coxe travelled extensively throughout Europe in his role as a tutor and companion. His account is detailed and comprehensive. This copy is in contemporary full calf with title and volume labels to spine and elaborate… Read more
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$1,436.49
image of Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca: or a Compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels: Consisting of above Four Hundred of the most Authentick Writers; ....Vols I & II

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London : Thomas Bennet; John Nicholson; and Daniel Midwinter, 1705 A good copy of the 1st edition in recent full panelled calf bindings with 9 maps, 21 (of 22) plates, 2 frontispieces (one with loss) and 8 engravings in the text. John Harris (1633-1719) was an anglican priest and scientist, specialising in mathematics. He was admitted as an FRS in… Read more
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image of The New British Traveller; Or, A Complete Modern Universal Display of Great-Britain and Ireland: being a new, complete, accurate and extensive tour Through England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, The Isles of Man, Wight, Scilly, Hebrides, Jersey, Sark, Guernsey, Alderney, And other Islands adjoining to and dependent on the Crown of Great-Britain.

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London: Alex Hogg, 1784 A very good copy in contemporary full calf binding. Originally issued in 60 parts, this work claims to be a comprehensive and accurate picture of Great Britain and Ireland. In reality the work mostly covers England with very small sections on everywhere else. There does not appear to be a definitive collation. There are directions to… Read more
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$1,378.45
image of Cosmographie in Four Books containing the Chorographie and Historie of the Whole World, and all the Principal Kingdoms, Provinces, Seas, and Isles thereof.

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London : Anne Seile, 1669 A very good copy of the 5th edition 'enlarged and corrected by the Author'. In contemporary full calf binding (which has been rebacked retaining the original spine) and with the decorative title and 4 maps. The binding is in very good clean condition. The front board has the initials FT impressed on the leather and… Read more
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$2,321.60
image of Histoire Naturelle et Morale des Iles Antilles de l'Amerique. Enrichie de plusieurs belles figures des Raretez les considerables qui y font d'ecrites. Avec un Vocabulaire Caraibe

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Roterdam: Arnould Leers, 1658 A fair to good copy of the scarce 1st edition in largely contemporary full leather binding with portrait of Jaques Amprovx, 11 full page plates and 33 engravings in the text. The engraved title and 2 leaves of the table of chapters are provided in facsimile. Attributed to Charles de Rochefort, the Pastor of the French… Read more
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$1,596.10
image of A Voyage to St. Kilda, The remotest of all the Hebrides, or Western Isles of Scotland: giving An Account of the very remarkable Inhabitants of that Place, their Beauty and singular Chastity ....

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London: Printed for Dan. Browne, and Lockyer Davis, 1753 A good copy of the 4th edition of Martin Martin's account of his visit to St Kilda in 1697 (first published in 1698). Martin Martin lived on Skye and was a gaelic speaker. He decided to visit and study the western isles of Scotland to record both the land and its… Read more
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$870.60