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THE STORY OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 1804-1968 [plus original prospectus]
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THE STORY OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 1804-1968 [plus original prospectus]

By Fletcher, Harold R.

Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Royal Horticultural Society, 1969. 564 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good, with a little rubbing. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. Loosely inserted is the original tri-fold prospectus for this book with original order form, in very good condition.]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$20.21

ABERYSTWYTH AND DISTRICT.  A guide prepared for the conference of The National Union of Teachers, 1911...
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ABERYSTWYTH AND DISTRICT. A guide prepared for the conference of The National Union of Teachers, 1911...

By Ballinger, John.

Aberystwyth: S. V. Galloway, 1911. Very scarce; 286 pages plus 56 pages of adverts, adverts to end papers; illustrated in b/w including photographs of the good and the great of the National Union of Teachers and of Aberystwyth. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good and bright with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, head of first contents page excised, presumably removing previous owner's signature, with associated loss of a few lines, otherwise unmarked, pages clean and crisp. A very good copy.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. 15 x 19 Cm.

$56.59

ORDER OF PROCESSION ON CELEBRATING THE CORONATION OF HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE THE FOURTH IN THE CITY OF BRISTOL ON THURSDAY THE 19TH OF JULY 1821
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ORDER OF PROCESSION ON CELEBRATING THE CORONATION OF HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE THE FOURTH IN THE CITY OF BRISTOL ON THURSDAY THE 19TH OF JULY 1821

By Unknown

Bristol: Mary Bryan and Co., 1821. Order of Procession poster. Clean sheet, front clean, name to the top corner, the reverse has been used as an early leger, noting books bought or perhaps bindery notes. A near fine example of this rare collectable.. First Edition. Paper. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 25cm x 40cm. Book, Manuscript.

$148.21

Lines printed in the Streets of Bristol, during the Procession in Honour of the Coronation of His Majesty King George IV. July 19, 1821,
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Lines printed in the Streets of Bristol, during the Procession in Honour of the Coronation of His Majesty King George IV. July 19, 1821,

By William Henry Somerton

Bristol: Entered at Stationers' Hall, 1821. Trimmed extract from Bristol broadsheet After the title the text begins "Who, that has lived beneath the Brunswick sway............ the poem continues. Clean sheet, embossed stamp belonging to "Bristol Collection", a few areas of thinning otherwise strong, no markings or inscriptions. A near fine example of this rare collectable.. First Edition. Paper. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book, Manuscript.

$33.69

Buckingham Palace concert Programme ;  Wednesday Evening 18th May 1881. Conductor Mr W. G. Cusins
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Buckingham Palace concert Programme ; Wednesday Evening 18th May 1881. Conductor Mr W. G. Cusins

By Sir William George Cusins

LONDON: Ortner & Noble, 1881. Concert programme for berlioz, Rossini and others conducted by Cusins in the presence of Queen Vctoria. Ornate embossed border, Royal coat of Arms in red, blue and gilt. clean no markings or inscriptions. A near fine example of this rare collectable.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Book, Manuscript.

$60.63

ORDER OF PROCESSION FOR PROCLAIMING HIS MAJESTY GEORGE THE IVth , IN THE CITY OF BRISTOL,  ON THURSDAY , THE 3d FEBRUARY , 1820.
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ORDER OF PROCESSION FOR PROCLAIMING HIS MAJESTY GEORGE THE IVth , IN THE CITY OF BRISTOL, ON THURSDAY , THE 3d FEBRUARY , 1820.

By Unknown

Bristol: Unknown, 1820. Order of Procession cut out from possibly a broadsheet. Clean sheet, embossed stamp in the bottom corner. A near fine example of this rare collectable.. First Edition. Paper. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 17cm x 32cm. Manuscript.

$101.06

THE PANTHEON: ANCIENT HISTORY OF T HE GODS OF GREECE AND ROME FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS
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THE PANTHEON: ANCIENT HISTORY OF T HE GODS OF GREECE AND ROME FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS

By Baldwin, Edward

London: M. J. Godwin & G. Wilkie, 1810. 298 pages +35 pages of publishing adverts to the rear. Original leather binding poor with missing fron board, spine cracked, general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, text block is cracked and in two pieces, no inscriptions. A good copy in need of a new binding.. Third Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$87.58

LITTLE SERVANTS -  HOW TO HELP THEM
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LITTLE SERVANTS - HOW TO HELP THEM

By C. S.

Bristol: W. Mack, 1870. Presumed about 1870, 61 pages; publisher's adverts to the rear. Original hardback binding, good with some general wear, a little damp stained (see image please) and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, inscription to the reverse of the front free endpaper dated 1878, otherwsie unmarked. A good copy. A very rare item - [The object of this little book is to show in what way a "helping Hand" may be held out to poor young girls who go forth from their miserable homes in the back streets and alleys of our large towns, to seek a living as domestic servants...]. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo. Book.

$161.69

THE STORY OF THE BRISTOL AND CLIFTON PHILATELIC SOCIETY Incorporated Into THE BRISTOL PHILATELIC SOCIETY The First Hundred Years 1897-1997
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THE STORY OF THE BRISTOL AND CLIFTON PHILATELIC SOCIETY Incorporated Into THE BRISTOL PHILATELIC SOCIETY The First Hundred Years 1897-1997

By Baillie, Ian L. G.

Bristol: Bristol Philatelic Soicety, 1997. stapled booklet of 40 pages with printed card covers, centenary postcard of the society loosely inserted. Card covers very good; contents clean and tight,, slight knock to lower corner. A very good copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$13.47

THE CHURCH IN THE REIGN OF EDWARD I 1272 - 1307
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THE CHURCH IN THE REIGN OF EDWARD I 1272 - 1307

By Farquharson, Dorothea

Ledbury: Published by the Author., 1956. Limited to 120 copies. Signed by Dorothea Farquharson to the introduction. Pp. iii,135. "This thesis was offered and accepted by the University of Wales in 1907 for the M. A. degree in History, Some of the chapters were published in 'History' the quarterly review, in 1914: but this is the first time that the volume has appeared as a whole. It was written before marriage under the name of Dorothea Thimbleby Price. March,1956. Le Play House. Ledbury.' A little gentle wear, the covers somewhat marked, contents clean and tight. A very good copy. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Small Folio. Book.

$47.16

ALL SAINTS' CHURCH COMPTON GREENFIELD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
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ALL SAINTS' CHURCH COMPTON GREENFIELD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

By Tull, The Rev. Leslie Stuart

Forward Publicity Ltd, 1953. first published 1938, revised 1953. Stapled booklet with card covers, 40 pages, b/w photo illustrations. Card covers very good, contents clean and tight, unmarked. A very good/fine copy. A rare guide.. Revised Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$13.47

THE CHURCH IN THE REIGN OF EDWARD I 1272 - 1307
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THE CHURCH IN THE REIGN OF EDWARD I 1272 - 1307

By Farquharson, Dorothea

Ledbury: Published by the Author., 1956. Limited to 120 copies. Pp. iii,135. "This thesis was offered and accepted by the University of Wales in 1907 for the M. A. degree in History, Some of the chapters were published in 'History' the quarterly review, in 1914: but this is the first time that the volume has appeared as a whole. It was written before marriage under the name of Dorothea Thimbleby Price. March,1956. Le Play House. Ledbury.' This particular copy was to be presented to library of Manchester University but in the even it seems it was never sent it is number 103 of 120 copies. A little gentle wear, contents clean and tight. A very good copy. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Small Folio. Book.

$40.42

EMPEROR OF THE WEST A STUDY OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES THE FITH
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EMPEROR OF THE WEST A STUDY OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES THE FITH

By Lewis, Wyndham

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1932. 300 pages. Original dust jacket fair only, mrked and toned to the spine, rubbed and chipped to the top of the spine. Hard-back binding very good. Contents clean and tight edges a little marked, no inscriptions. A very good copy with a fair dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo. Book.

$33.69

CIRCUS LIFE AND CIRCUS CELEBRITIES
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CIRCUS LIFE AND CIRCUS CELEBRITIES

By Frost, Thomas

8 Catherine St., Strand, London.: Tinsley Brothers, 1875. A very good copy of the first edition of 1875; pp. xvi, 328. Contemporary half dark green polished calf binding with red marbled boards, matching marbled end papers and marbled edges. Burgundy spine labels to the spine. Binding good and strong with a little general wear and some rubbing, very slightly chipped to the head of the spine. Contents good and tight, a little foxing to first and last few pages otherwise unmarked, contemporary owner's signature to the head of the title page. A very good first edition copy. The introduction starts 'There are probably few persons who do not number among the most pleasant recollections of their youth their first visit to a circus whether their earliest sniff of the saw-dust was inhaled in the building made classical by Ducrow, or under the canvas canopy of Samwell or Clarke. In my boyish days, the cry of This way for the riders! bawled from the stentorian vocal organs of the proprietor or ring-master of a travelling circus, never failed to attract all the boys, and no small proportion of the men and women, to the part of the fair from which it proceeded.' [Bibliographic note: the first edition, as this copy, was published in 1875 and not 1876 as sometimes suggested.]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo (12.5 X 18.5cm). Book.

$229.06

EARLY BRITAIN   -  ROMAN ROADS IN BRITAIN
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EARLY BRITAIN - ROMAN ROADS IN BRITAIN

By Codrington, Thomas

London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1905. 404 pages; b/w illustrations, large chart and small maps within text. Original hardback binding, good with some general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, original endpapers, no inscriptions, unmarked. A good copy with a pocket to the rear containing a large chart of the Roman roads.. Second Edition Revised. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$29.64

PRIVATE ANECDOTES OF FOREIGN COURTS... To which are subjoined, Memoirs extracted from the Portefeuille of the Baron de M-; with anecdotes of the French Court by the Prefect of the Imperial Palace.  [complete in two volumes].
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PRIVATE ANECDOTES OF FOREIGN COURTS... To which are subjoined, Memoirs extracted from the Portefeuille of the Baron de M-; with anecdotes of the French Court by the Prefect of the Imperial Palace. [complete in two volumes].

By by the author of "Princess de Lamballe" [i.e. Catherine Hyde, Marchioness Govion Broglio Solari]

London: Henry Colburn, 1827. A very good set in handscome bindings of brown polished calf with extra gilt decoration to the spines; pp. vol. I: xxiv, 469; vol. II: xii, 405. Five raised bands to spines with brown and dark brown title labels, gilt decoration to compartments; brown and gold marbled paper boards, matching the end papers. Bindings very good with minimal wear only. Contents clean and tight, a little foxing to front and rear blanks, internal pages unmarked, a few pages slightly rough at edges; title page to vol. I lightly worn at edges. Provenance with the armorial bookplates of Alfred [Newman] Gilbey (1901 - 1998) to the front paste-downs. [Gilbey was a British Roman Catholic priest and monsignor; the longest-serving chaplain to the University of Cambridge, England; and described as the best-known Roman Catholic priest in England during the last quarter of the 20th century. - info from Wikipedia]. A very good set, handsomely bound.. First Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 8vo.

$242.53

OPERATION SEA LION German Plans for the Invasion of England 1939-1942
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OPERATION SEA LION German Plans for the Invasion of England 1939-1942

By Wheatley, Ronald

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1958. 201 pages, five folding maps at rear. Original dust jacket very good, with slight general wear and a little rubbing to head/tail of the spine and corners, a coulpe of very small nicks, no fading, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Blue cloth hard-back binding with gilt lettering, very good and bright. Contents clean and tight,original endpapers with some spotting, otherwise more or less unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good plus copy in a very good plus dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$37.73

MAYHEW'S LONDON Being Selections from 'London Labour and the London Poor'
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MAYHEW'S LONDON Being Selections from 'London Labour and the London Poor'

By Mayhew, Henry; Peter Quennell (editor)

London: The Pilot Press, 1949. 569 pages, b/w portrait frontispiece plate. Original dust jacket, with light general wear and a little rubbing to edges, toned, a little staining to the underside of the spine, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good, a little faded to the spine. Contents clean and tight, paper toned, previous owner's neat signature to the front free end paper. A very good copy.. First Edition in This Format. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$18.86

THE ROOTS OF EVIL: Being a Treatise on the Methods of Dealing with Crime and the Criminal During the 18th and 19th Centuries in Relation to a More Enlightened Age
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THE ROOTS OF EVIL: Being a Treatise on the Methods of Dealing with Crime and the Criminal During the 18th and 19th Centuries in Relation to a More Enlightened Age

By Cadogan, Edward

London: John Murray, 1957. 314 pages; b/w illustrations. Original blue cloth hardback binding, very good with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions, slight spotting to page edges. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$12.13

STORIES FROM THE STATE PAPERS (2 vol. set).
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STORIES FROM THE STATE PAPERS (2 vol. set).

By EWALD, Alex. Charles

London: Chatto & Windus, 1882. Publisher's brown cloth blocked in black & gilt; pp. vol. I: (xii), 291; vol. II: [8], 259, [32 - publisher's catalogue dated Oct. 81]. Folding facsimile frontispiece in vol. I; original black-coated end papers. Binding very good and bright, but for minor discoloration to the front board of vol. II and some damp damage to the top of the rear board of vol. I, which slightly affects the top of the last few pages. no inscriptions, some pages unopened. A good to very good set. "The materials from which these stories have been derived are to be found almost entirely in the Calendars of State Papers, edited by the officials of the Record Office and published under the direction of the Master of the Rolls." [preface]. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Plus. 8vo.

$26.95

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