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MEMOIRS OF SIR ELIJAH IMPEY, KNT.,
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MEMOIRS OF SIR ELIJAH IMPEY, KNT.,

By Impey, Elijah Barwell.

London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1846. pp xxxi 438, frontispiece plate, title page. Original half leather binding, ornate gilt to spine, five raised bands, marbled paper covered boards, very good with light wear only, joints firm, see image please. Contents clean and tight, matching marble endpapers, first and last few pages a little toned, with some spotting, no inscriptions. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$126.45

THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE AMERICAN FORCES,  DURING THE WAR SHICH ESTABLISHED THE INDEPENDENCE OF HIS COUNTRY AND FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES....Volume V only.
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THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE AMERICAN FORCES, DURING THE WAR SHICH ESTABLISHED THE INDEPENDENCE OF HIS COUNTRY AND FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES....Volume V only.

By Marshall, John

USA: Philadelphia, 1807. Volume V only from a set of five. pp. Vol. V: vii, 779 + 36 notes to the rear. Leather binding binding, worn and marked, hinges suprisingly strong, faint gilt remains to worn spine. All edges marbled, . Contents good and tight, small bookplate for WM B Hall , matching marbled end papers, text fairly unmarked but for a few minor stains.. A good volume five from the original set of five.. First Edition. Half Leather. Good. 8vo.

$63.89

LIFE OF GENERAL GORDON
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LIFE OF GENERAL GORDON

By Anon

London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd., 1903. 369 pages; a few b/w illustrations. Binding; full calf binding by Relfe Brothers, London, with extensive gilt decoration to the spine, board surround and red title label. Binding very good with only very light wear, and fading to spine. Marbled fore-edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, matching marbled end-papers. Contents good and tight, no foxing, prize plate to front pastedown, inscription to front blank "J M T deBurgh prize for Classics". A near fine prize binding. [Printers code to the rear would suggest published 1903]. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$73.21

FIRST GENERATION AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY [Inscribed By the author]
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FIRST GENERATION AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY [Inscribed By the author]

By Sirluck, Ernest

London: University of Toronto Press, 1996. 407 pages. Original dust jacket very good with a little general wear. Contents clean and tight, inscribed by the author to the front free endpaper. A very good copy. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$15.97

MEMORIES OF SIR WALTER SCOTT
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MEMORIES OF SIR WALTER SCOTT

By Skene, James, Edited By Basil Thomson

London: John Murray, 1909. 240 pages with portrait. Original hardback binding, blue cloth, gilt to spine, good with a little general wear and fading. Contents clean and tight, endpapers lightly toned, private bookplate belonging to Adolphus William Ward Master of Peterhouse. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$15.97

JAMES LEE AND THE VINEYARD NURSERY HAMMERSMITH
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JAMES LEE AND THE VINEYARD NURSERY HAMMERSMITH

By Wilson, E. J.

London: Hammersmith Local History Group, 1961. Card covers with dust jacket; pp. x, 88; b/w portrait frontispiece plate, folding map. Dust jacket very good and bright, not faded, a couple of short nicks to edges, not price-clipped,now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Contents clean and tight, pages crisp. From the library of Sir George Taylor with his pencil signature to the front end paper [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist. Much of Taylor's library was denoted to the National Library of Scotland, who on receiving his books marked them with a code number and small stamp - this one Tay 56; subsequently when the library realised that they already had a copies, de-accessioned them and sold them off!] Light and inconspicuous marks of the National Library of Scotland. A very good copy. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 21.5 x 14cm.

$29.28

DAVID HOSACK Citizen of New York
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DAVID HOSACK Citizen of New York

By Robbins, Christine Chapman

Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1964. A very good copy signed and inscribed by the author to the front end paper "To Sir George Taylor, Compliments of the author Christine Chapman Robbins" [Sir George Taylor: born Edinburgh 1904, obtained a first class degree from Edinburgh University, went on to become the Keeper of Botany, British Museum; Director of Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, general plant collector and botanist.] 246 pages, b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good, with slight general wear and a little rubbing to edges, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, no foxing or other markings. A very good to fine copy, signed and inscribed by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$42.59

JOHN WILLIAM BEWS A Memoir
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JOHN WILLIAM BEWS A Memoir

By Gale, George W.

Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press, 1954. 140 pages, frontispiece portrait, b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good, with a little rubbing, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. Loosely inserted is a booklet :Guide to the Trees in the Botanic Gardens, Pietermaritzburg. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$26.62

HEROES OF SCIENCE. Botanists, Zoologists, and Geologists
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HEROES OF SCIENCE. Botanists, Zoologists, and Geologists

By Duncan, Professor P. Martin

London: Society for Promotion of Christian Knowledge, 1882. A copy of outstanding provenance: with the private, contemporary, ownership stamp of W. J. Herschel [Sir William James Herschel credited with being the first European to note the value of fingerprints for identification.] 348 pages + 4 pages publisher's adverts. Publisher's decorative red cloth with gilt lettering; a little general wear, cloth lightly marked and slightly bubbled to boards. Contents good and tight; original patterned end papers, a few small library de-accession stamps to the front paste-down and blank, otherwise contents more or less unmarked. A very good copy with outstanding provenance.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$29.28

A Short Account of the Last Sickness and Death of Maria Mott, daughter of Richard and Abigail Mott, of Mamaroneck, in the State of New-York.
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A Short Account of the Last Sickness and Death of Maria Mott, daughter of Richard and Abigail Mott, of Mamaroneck, in the State of New-York.

By Richard Mott; Abigail Mott

London: Darton, 1817. 24 pages;. This small publication is unbound, but retained in a paper cover. Contents clean and tight, complete, very light spotting to the title page only, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this scarce early edition.. First Edition, Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$159.72

AN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY CORRESPONDENCE BEING THE LETTERS OF DEANE SWIFT-PITT-THE -LYTTLETONS AND THE GRENVILLES-LORD DACRE-ROBERT NUGENT-CHARLES JENKINSON-THE EARLS OF GUILFORD, COVENTRY & HARDWICKE-SIR EDWARD TURNER-MR TALBOT OF LACOCK, AND OTHERS
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AN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY CORRESPONDENCE BEING THE LETTERS OF DEANE SWIFT-PITT-THE -LYTTLETONS AND THE GRENVILLES-LORD DACRE-ROBERT NUGENT-CHARLES JENKINSON-THE EARLS OF GUILFORD, COVENTRY & HARDWICKE-SIR EDWARD TURNER-MR TALBOT OF LACOCK, AND OTHERS

By Dickins, Lilian & Stanton, Mary

London: John Murray, 1910. pp xiv, 466 , frontisepiece present with tissue guard Original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering, with general wear, faded spine and lightly frayed. Contents clean and tight, paper toned, page edges spotted A good tight copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$26.62

The Lives of Dr. Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, Dr. Sanderson.
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The Lives of Dr. Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, Dr. Sanderson.

By Walton, Izaak

LONDON: Henry Washbourne, 1847. This is the Nicols edition with Major's illustrative notes, portraits etc. 453 pages; b/w portraits of each character with paper guards. Original fine leather binding, with elaborate gilt pattern to the front and rear boards, gilt decoration and lettering to the spine. very good with a little general wear to spine ends and edges. Contents clean and tight, binding firm, appears unread. This copy was presented to the Bookseller's Provident Retreat by the publishers in 1852 as carefully inscribed. Also has the rather fine bookplate belonging to Edwyn Lyte to the front pastedown. A near fine copy well preserved... New Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$219.62

MEMOIR OF WILLIAM CAREY, D.D. LATE MISSIONARY TO BENGAL; PROFESSOR OF ORIENTAL LANGUAGES IN THE COLLEGE OF FORT WILLIAM, CALCUTTA
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MEMOIR OF WILLIAM CAREY, D.D. LATE MISSIONARY TO BENGAL; PROFESSOR OF ORIENTAL LANGUAGES IN THE COLLEGE OF FORT WILLIAM, CALCUTTA

By Carey, Eustace

London: Jackson and Walford, 1836. 630 pages, frontispiece present, toned. Original half leather binding with marbled boards, good with a little general wear and rounding of corners, hinges sound. Contents clean and tight, text block firm some cracking to endpapers only, name to the front pastedown, otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$79.86

ANGLO-INDIAN WORTHIES SECOND SERIES: [includes] Charles Grant, Director of the East India Company; Sir William Jones, Learned Oriental Scholar; Reginald Heber, the Sweet Singer...; Sir Monier Monier-Williams; Sir Herbert Edwardes; Sir Arthur Cotton
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ANGLO-INDIAN WORTHIES SECOND SERIES: [includes] Charles Grant, Director of the East India Company; Sir William Jones, Learned Oriental Scholar; Reginald Heber, the Sweet Singer...; Sir Monier Monier-Williams; Sir Herbert Edwardes; Sir Arthur Cotton

By Morris, Henry

London, Madras and Colombo: The Christian Literature Society, 1907. The printed front cover is dated 1901, but the biographies within are dated 1905 or 1907. Each biography includes a separate dated title page and engraved portrait frontispiece plate + pp. 40, 25, 31,16, 40, & 39. 'Printed at the S. P. C. K. Press, Vepery. Madras 1907.' Card covers and linen spine somewhat worn and marked, holding together well. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy. Very Scarce.. Second Edition. Hardback. Good. 8vo.

$55.90

WALTER HEADLAM His Letters and Poems  with a Memoir By Cecil Headlam and a Bibliography By L. Haward
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WALTER HEADLAM His Letters and Poems with a Memoir By Cecil Headlam and a Bibliography By L. Haward

By Headlam, Walter

London: Duckworth, 1910. pp. ix, 170, [1]; frontispiece portrait plate with tissue guard. Original blue cloth hardback binding, with a little rubbing to head/tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight, a couple of small stamps to the front end paper otherwise unmarked, contemporary newspaper article neatly tipped onto the front end paper. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$23.96

BLAISE CASTLE ESTATE A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ITS LEGENDS, HISTORY AND NATURAL HISTORY
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BLAISE CASTLE ESTATE A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ITS LEGENDS, HISTORY AND NATURAL HISTORY

By Wells, Charles (editor); Sir John Swaish (preface)

Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith, 1927. Preface by dated July 1927. 26 pages; b/w photographic frontispiece plate; folding map at rear. Printed card covers fine with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, slight spotting to title page and page edges, no inscriptions. A very good to fine copy. Scarce early guide.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$29.28

BLAISE CASTLE ESTATE Official Guide
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BLAISE CASTLE ESTATE Official Guide

By City And County of Bristol

Bristol: City And County of Bristol, 1950. No date c. 1950? Official, stapled, guide booklet illustrated with b/w photographic plates; printed card covers. Covers very good with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing. A very good/fine copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$13.31

BLAISE CASTLE HOUSE FOLK MUSEUM (Branch of the City Museum, Bristol) SHORT GUIDE
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BLAISE CASTLE HOUSE FOLK MUSEUM (Branch of the City Museum, Bristol) SHORT GUIDE

By City And County of Bristol

Bristol: The City Museum and Art Gallery Committee , 1949. Stapled guide booklet illustrated with b/w photographic plates; printed card covers. Covers very good with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing. A very good/fine copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$13.31

EDWARD COLSTON [1636 - 1721 A.D.] Supplement to a Chronological Account of His Life and Work Together with an Account of the Colston Societies and Memorials in Bristol
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EDWARD COLSTON [1636 - 1721 A.D.] Supplement to a Chronological Account of His Life and Work Together with an Account of the Colston Societies and Memorials in Bristol

By Wilkins, H. J.

Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith, 1925. 40 pages. Printed card covers fine with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good to fine copy of the scarce supplement.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$37.27

BLAISE CASTLE
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BLAISE CASTLE

By Brightman, H. E

Broadmead, Bristol: Partridge & Love, 1930. No date but circa 1930. Sewn booklet; 22 pages; fine b/w photographic plates; folding map at rear. Printed card covers very good with light rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. Scarce, well illustrated, early guide.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Large 8vo. Book.

$18.63

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