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cover of Behind the Great Wall the Story of the C. E. Z. M. S. Work and Workers in China

Behind the Great Wall the Story of the C. E. Z. M. S. Work and Workers in China

by Barnes Irene H.

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Published
1902
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Good Plus
Edition
Fifth Edition
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London: Marshall Brothers , 1902. Book measures 19.5x13.5.cm. Collation, viii, 184pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers illustrated soft cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, slight wear loss on head and tail of spine, private library number on spine. Generally binding in good condition. Internally, private library stamp on free endpaper. Pages in good clean condition. A nice clean copy. . Fifth Edition.… Read more
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cover of The World Crisis [ Complete Set. All First Editions, First Impressions ]

The World Crisis [ Complete Set. All First Editions, First Impressions ]

by Churchill Winston S.

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Published
1923
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$407.55

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London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1923. Complete in six volumes. All first edition, first impression. Books measure 23x17.cm. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth, rubbed, worn, short tears, abrasion wear, volume 1 is slightly shorter, trimmed. Bindings in good condition. Internally, volume 6 lacking 1 map, some spotting, pages and maps generally clean. A better than working… Read more
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cover of Nouveau Traité de la Civilité qui se pratique en France, parmy les honnestes Gens [ Bound with. Suite de la civilité françoise, ou traité du Point-d Honneur, et des règles. Pour conserver & se conduire sagement avec les incivils & les fâcheux. ]

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Paris: Chez Helie Losset., 1671. Second work published 1676. Book measures 14x9.cm. Collation, [16],174pp,[20],354pp. Bound in period or early full vellum. Vellum, rubbed,worn, slighly shrunk, [ i.e. text bloch looks slightly to big ]. Binding in good condition. Internally, lacking fixed endpapers, text bloch slightly loose. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy. . Vellum. Good Plus. 12mo.
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cover of Captain James Cook the Journals 1768-1779. [ Complete in 3 Volumes, Plus Map ]

Captain James Cook the Journals 1768-1779. [ Complete in 3 Volumes, Plus Map ]

by Cook Captain James

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Published
2018
Condition
Very Good Plus
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$266.27

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London: Folio Society, 2018. Complete in 3 volumes, plus folding map. Books measure 24x16.5.cm. xx,217pp, x, 222-433pp, x, 438-659pp, large folding chart, maps. Bound in original publishers illustrated hardcover. A couple of light marks to cloth on folding chart. Bindings in very good clean firm near fine condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. House in original publishers slipcase. A… Read more
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cover of The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci [ Complete in 3 Volumes ]

The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci [ Complete in 3 Volumes ]

by Vinci Leonardo Da [ Arranged and Translated By Edward MacCurdy ]

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Published
2009
Condition
Very Good Plus
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London: Folio Society, 2009. Complete in 3 volumes. Books measure 24zx16.5. Collation, lxi,376pp, 519pp, 458pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers quarter blue leather, with illustrated boards. All bindings in near fine condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. House in original publishers slipcase. A near fine set.. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. 8vo.
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cover of The Story of My Life [ Complete in 3 Volumes ]

The Story of My Life [ Complete in 3 Volumes ]

by Marie [ Queen of Roumania ]

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Published
1934
Condition
Near Very Good
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$103.25

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London: Cassell and Company, 1934. Complete in 3 volumes. Books measure 24x17.cm. Collation, xii, 306pp, x, 369pp, x, 463pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers red cloth, gilt lettering, crest on top boards. Cloth lightly rubbed, short abrasion tear on spine of volume 3, private library number. All bindings in good firm condition. Internally, private library stamp on free endpapers. Pages… Read more
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cover of Horometria: or, the Compleat Diallist. Wherein Whole Mystery of the Art of Dialling is Plainly Taught Three Several Wayes. Whereunto is added an Appendix, Shewing how the Parallels of Declination; the Jewish, Babylonish, and Italian Houres; the Azimuths,

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London: Printed By R. & W. Leybourn, for Thomas Pirrepont , 1659. Book measures 18.5x14.5.cm. Collation, [6],180,[3]pp, illustrated throughout. Bound in full calf. At some time the book has been rebacked, retaining the original boards. Bound rubbed, some minor loss on corners. Generally a very nice binding. Internally, previous owners name/annotations on endpaper, dated 1667, lacking corner of one page,… Read more
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cover of Life of Field-Marshal His Grace the Duke of Wellington. [ Complete in 3 Volumes ]

Life of Field-Marshal His Grace the Duke of Wellington. [ Complete in 3 Volumes ]

by Maxwell W. H.

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Published
1845
Condition
Near Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$407.55

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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1845. Complete in 3 volumes. Books measure 22x14.5.cm. Collation, xvi, 512pp, xiv, 511pp, xvi, 576pp. 45 plates,plans, 3 title vignettes, complete as listed. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, blind stamped tooling, leather title labels.Calf lightly rubbed, scuffed, some wear on edges. Generally all bindings in good clean firm condition. Internally,… Read more
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cover of General View of the Agriculture of the County of Bedford. Drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement

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London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones , 1813. Book measures 23.5x15.cm. Collation, xv,[1]636, [3]pp, 16pp catalogue before title, folding coloured map, plus 7 plates, complete as index. Bound in modern paper backed original boards. Binding slightly amateurish, but in good condition. Internally, some light browning/spotting. Pages and plates in good condition. A nice copy. . Hardcover. Good Plus. 8vo.
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cover of Philosophia moralis Christiana. Authore Gulielmo Colvillo, academiæ Jacobi Regis Edinburgenæ moderatore primario.

Philosophia moralis Christiana. Authore Gulielmo Colvillo, academiæ Jacobi Regis Edinburgenæ moderatore primario.

by Colvill Willian

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Published
1670
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$679.25

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Edinburgi: excudebant Georgius Swintoun, & Jacobus Glen. anno Dom. 1670, 1670. Book measures 15x10.cm. Collation, [26], 367, [13] pp. Bound in modern quarter calf, marble boards, flat bands, leather title label. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, the odd page dust/dirt marked, or slightly grubby. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy.. First Edition. Quarter Calf.… Read more
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cover of An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [ Volumes 2 & 3 Only ]

An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [ Volumes 2 & 3 Only ]

by Smith Adam

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Published
1799
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Ninth Edition
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$570.57

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London: A Strahan: & T. Cadell , 1799. Volumes 2 & 3 only. Books measure 21.5x13.5.cm. Collation, vi, 518pp, [5],pp appendix, vii, 465pp, [50],pp index. Bound In full period mottled calf, gilt bands, centre stamp, leather labels. Calf rubbed, scuffed, worn, hinge joints split, but boards holding. Internally, some light spotting, mainly to first few pages in each volume, some… Read more
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cover of An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [ Volume 2 & 3 Only ]

An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [ Volume 2 & 3 Only ]

by Smith Adam

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Published
1811
Condition
Good Plus
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$461.89

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London: Printed for J. Maynard , 1811. Volume 2 & 3 only. Books measure 21x14.cm. Collation, vi, 514pp, v, 448pp, 48pp index. Bound in period mottled calf, gilt tooling. Calf rubbed,scuffed, worn, with loss, hinge joints split, boards still holding. Internally, tanning to endpapers. Pages in good clean condition. . Full Calf. Good Plus. 8vo.
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cover of An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [ Volume 2 Only. ]

An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [ Volume 2 Only. ]

by Smith Adam

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Published
1802
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Tenth Edition
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$271.70

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London: Printed By A. Strahan, 1802. Volume 2 only. Book measures 22x14.cm. vi, 518pp, 5pp appendix. Bound in period full calf, gilt tooling, gilt dentells. Calf rubbed, scuffed, worn, starting to split along spine. Internally, previous owners bookplate and name. Pages in good clean condition. A good copy.. Tenth Edition. Full Calf. Good Plus. 8vo.
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cover of An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [ Volume 1. Dublin Edition ]

An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [ Volume 1. Dublin Edition ]

by Smith Adam

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Published
1793
Condition
Near Very Good
Edition
Fifth Edition
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Dublin: Printed by William Porter , 1793. Volume 1 only. Book measures 21.5x13.5.cm. xiii,498pp, half title present. Bound in period mottled calf, flat gilt bands, leather title labels. At some time the spine has been relaid. Calf rubbed, top hinge joint has a short split. Generally a very nice binding. Internally, pages clean. A very nice volume. . Fifth Edition.… Read more
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cover of The History Of The United States Of North America, From The Plantation Of The British Colonies Till Their Revolt And Declaration Of Independence [ Complete in 4 Volumes ]

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London: Smith Elder & Co, 1836. Complete in 4 volumes. Books measure 23x15.cm. xxiii, 451pp, viii, 448pp, viii, 436pp, vii, 462pp. Bound in period cloth backed boards, with paper title labels. Bumped on corners of boards, with minor wear loss, paper labels rubbed, with loss. Generally bindings in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean. A nice set, in period… Read more
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cover of Bound for Diplomacy

Bound for Diplomacy

by Lawford Valentine

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1963
Condition
Near Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$70.64

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London: John Murray, 1963. Book measures 22x15.cm. xi, 365,[2]pp. Bound in original publishers red cloth, with gilt lettering. Lean on spine. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, dust marked. Jacket in good condition. Internally, pages clean. A nice copy. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Very Good/Near Very Good. 8vo.
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cover of Masters of Indecision an Inquiry Into the Political Process  [ Inscribed By Author ]

Masters of Indecision an Inquiry Into the Political Process [ Inscribed By Author ]

by Young George K.

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$52.17

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London: Methuen & Co, 1962. Gift inscription on half title page ''Gerald Thompson et-cetera Geo K. Young ''. Book measures 22.5x14.5.cm. v,201,[1]pp.Bound in original publishers blue hardcover, with gilt label and lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, dust marked. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean. A nice clean inscribed copy. .… Read more
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cover of Montmartre Past and Present

Montmartre Past and Present

by Emile-Bayard Jean

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1926
Condition
Near Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$41.30

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London: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd , 1926. Book measures 23x15.cm. 319,[1]pp, 16 full page plates, including frontis. Bound in original publishers maroon cloth, with blind stamp and gilt lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, spine faded. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, library label on rear fixed endpaper, no other library marks. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A nice… Read more
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The Works of Alexander Pope. Including Several Hundred Unpublished Letters, and Other New Materials. [ Complete in 10 Volumes ]

by Pope Alexander [ Collected in Parts By the Late Rt. Hon. John Wilson Croker ]

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Published
1871
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
New Edition
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$407.55

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London: John Murray, 1871. Complete set in 10 volumes. Volumes 1-4. Poetry. Volume 5. Life & Index. 6-10. Letters. Books measure 22.5x15.5.cm. Bound in original publushers embossed/blind stamped cloth, with gilt title lettering. Cloth rubbed, some minor wear on head and tail of spines, with heavier wear/loss to head of volume 5, remains of private library number on spines. Generally… Read more
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cover of A Treatise on Ship-Building, with Explanations and Demonstrations Respecting the Architectura Navalis Mercatoria

A Treatise on Ship-Building, with Explanations and Demonstrations Respecting the Architectura Navalis Mercatoria

by Chapman Frederick Henry De

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Published
1820
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,630.20

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Cambridge: Printed by J. Smith. Sold By Deighton & Sons , 1820. Book measures 28x23.cm. xv,[1],308pp, 2 folding tables, 23 plates, of which 14 are folding. Bound in half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lines and lettering, top coloured edge, marble endpapers. Calf light rubbed, some minor abrasion wear. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, previous… Read more
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