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The Mirror of Downing Street, Some Political Refelections. By A Gentleman with a Duster

By A Gentleman

New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1931. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 171 pages. Hardcover bound in brown cloth. Light wear to the binding. The spine is very slightly sunned. A sound copy with secure inner hinges and clean text.

$6.00

King George the Fifth, His Life and Reign

By Nicholson, Harold

New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953. First American Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo. 570 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a burgundy and grey dust jacket. The jacket is worn, and there are a couple of tears measuring about 3 inches running down from the top edge of the rear panel. The book itself is sound and clean.

$15.00

Alan Breck Again. Being an Account of the Adventures of Ian MacDonnell, of New York, and his Foster-Brother, Ho-no-we-na-to, Son to the Onondaga Royanech, in the Course of a Jourhney to Scotland in the Year 1755, and of Their Experiences with the Famous Jacobite Agent, Alan Breck Stewart....

By Smith, Arthur D. Howden

New York: Coward McCann Inc., 1934. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 303 pages. Hardcover bound in burgundy cloth. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. The spine has a little sunning or fading. The text is sound and clean. FICTION.

$15.00

Conquest : The Roman Invasion of Britain

By Peddie, John

United Kingdom: Bramley Books, 1998. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 214 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a blue dust jacket. The jacket has a couple of dings on the front cover which also affect the front cover of the book. Otherwise sound and clean.

$6.50

English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century, Lectures Delivered at Oxford, Easter Terms, 1893-4

By Froude, James Anthony

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1895. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 228 pages. Hardcover bound in brown cloth with bevelled edges. Moderate wear to the binding, which has a couple of pale spots. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Text is a bit toned but clean. Piror owner's signature on the title page of W. J. Cheesman.

$7.00

Prayer, Despair, and Drama: Elizabethan Introspection (Studies in Anglican History)
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Prayer, Despair, and Drama: Elizabethan Introspection (Studies in Anglican History)

By Kaufman, Peter Iver

Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1996. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 166 pages, indexed. Hardcover in a burgundy dust jacket. Minimal wear to the jacket. Author has signed front flyleaf. Text is clean.

$7.50

A Sussex Highway

By Cobb, Ruth

London: The Epworth Press (Edgar C. Barton), 1946. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Ruth Cobb. 8vo. 59 pages. Hardcover in black and white illustrated dust jacket. DJ is foxed, has slight edgewear/ There is a small flap of the DJ folded back at the foot of the spine and some bumping/chipping at the headcap. The spine is toned, has a small tear at the mid-point. Endpapers are foxed. Text is clean.

$8.00

Architecture in Britain 1530 to 1830

By Summerson, John

New York: Penguin Books, 1970. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 611 pages. Hardcover bound in pale tan cloth with a browned paper label on the spine. The paper label has the title hand-written on it. The binding does not appear to be the original. Red and white patterend paste downs and dark grey flyleaves. A sound copy and clean within.

$8.00

The Irish Zorro: The Extraordinary Adventures of William Lamport (1615-1659)
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The Irish Zorro: The Extraordinary Adventures of William Lamport (1615-1659)

By Ronan, Gerard

London: Brandon Books, 2004. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 332 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a burgundy and black dust jacket. There's a small crinkle at the top edge of the jacket's rear panel. Book is fresh and clean. Contains a few maps and illustrations.

$35.00

The Book of Durrow: A Medieval Masterpiece at Trinity College Dublin

By Meehan, Bernard

Dublin: Town House Trinity House / Roberts Rinehart, 1996. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to. 94 pages. Hardcover with a green and tan dust jacket. Light wear to the book and jacket. A nice, clean copy.

$12.50

Fairbairn's Book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland. (Two Volumes Set; Volumes I & II)

By Fairbairn; (Revised by Arthur Charles Fox-Davies)

Edinburgh: T. C. & C. E. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, 1892. Hardcover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Quartos. 491, 142 pages in Volume I and 229 Plates in Volume II. Hardcovers bound in quarter burgundy leather. A BINDING COPY. Spines have perished; no leather on the spines. The front cover is holding by two tabs on Volume I and the rear cover is detached. The front cover is also loosening on Volume II, and the rear cover is also detached on that volume. The text blocks are sound on the set. The text is a little toned but generally clean. This is some occasional cracking in the gutters but overall a solid set. Great reference for genealogists or those doing research on Family Crests and early bookplates (where crests are often used).

$175.00

Fairbairn's Book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland. (Two Volumes Set; Volumes I & II)

By Fairbairn; (Revised by Arthur Charles Fox-Davies)

Edinburgh: T. C. & C. E. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, 1892. Hardcover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Quartos. 491, 142 pages in Volume I and 229 Plates in Volume II. Hardcovers bound in quarter burgundy leather. A BINDING COPY. Spines have perished; no leather on the spines. The front cover is holding by two tabs on Volume I and the rear cover is detached. The front cover is also loosening on Volume II, and the rear cover is also detached on that volume. The text blocks are sound on the set. The text is a little toned but generally clean. This is some occasional cracking in the gutters but overall a solid set. Great reference for genealogists or those doing research on Family Crests and early bookplates (where crests are often used).

$175.00

The Description of England

By Harrison, William; Edelen, Georges [Translator]

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 512 pages, indexed. Hardcover in white dust jacket. DJ spine is toned. Rear cover shows some moderate rubbing. Prior owner wrote his name at top of front flyleaf. Text is clean.

$15.00

The Diaries and Letters of Sir George Jackson, K.C.H., From the Peace of Amiens to the Battle of Talavera . Two Volume Set.

By Lady Jackson

London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1872. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Octavos. 469, 522 pages. Hardcovers quarter bound in brown leather with green and tan marbled paper covered boards and red label pastedown on spine. EX-LIBRARY SET. The leather on the spines is a bit faded or sunned. Old evidence of labels removed from near the foot of each spine. The bindings are rubbed with some scuffing and bumping, and the hinges seem secure. The headcap at the spine of Volume Two has been nicely reinforced with leather. The rear hinge of Volume One is reinforced with Japanese tissue. Bookplates on the front paste downs with evidence of earlier and larger bookplates beneath those removed. The rear pastedown of Volume One has a pocket and a due date slip, and the rear pastedown of Volume Two shows where a similar pocket was removed. For all this, the text blocks are sound. The text is a bit toned but generally clean. There is a 3 inch diagonal tear to the fore edge of the leaf for pages 233-234. The bindings are actually fairly attractive on the shelf. Volume One covers 1801-1806. Volume Two covers 1806-1809 and has the Appendices.

$85.00

The Great Little Plymouth Book

By Barber, Chips; Barber, Sally

Exeter, Devon, UK: Obelisk Publications, 1997. 3rd Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. Jane Reynolds. 12mo. 32 pages. Softcover staple-bound in colour illustrated wrappers. Fresh , clean copy. Title page contains prior owner's name and embossed blind stamp. Book is sound and clean.

$6.00

Rochester and Other Literary Rakes of the Court of Charles II [TWO VOL SET] EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH ABOUT 100 COPPER & STEEL PLATE ENGRAVINGS. (Zaehnsdorf Full Morocco Signed Bindings)

By Longueville, Thomas. (Attributed).

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1902. Hardcover. Near Fine. Octavos. Two volume set. 332, (26), pages. Hardcovers bound in full red morocco leather by Zaehnsdorf. Light wear to the bindings. Signed Bindings; signed "Bound by Zaehnsdorf, 1907" in gilt in the leather at the bottom inside the front covers of both volumes. Rules and initials on the bindings in gilt. Raised spine bands and gilt rules and lettering on the spines and gilt inner dentelles. Top edge of text blocks are gilt. Bindings are lightly soiled from handling. Marbled endpapers. Some occasoinal pencil notations on the verso of the front flyleaf of Volume I and on the reverse of some of the plates. An impressive, beautiful set. The normal illlustrations are bound at the end of Volume II, but the rest of the set has nearly 100 copperplate and steel plate engravings tipped in throughout. Most of the engravings are portraits of those persons mentioned in the books. A few of these are hand-colored, and one is a folding hand-colored plate of a woman. A few of the plates appear to be 17th century, but most are 18th and 19th century engravings. Most are laid down on a boarder of paper with rulings on the front in red or green ink. Each volume has a specially printed page, dated 1902, noting that this is an Extra-Illustrated production. The extra engravings are from actual 17th-19th century publications and are not reprints. A beautiful set.

$395.00

The Troublesome Voyage of Captain Edward Fenton 1582-1583. (The Hakluyt Society Second Series: No. CXIII)

By Taylor, E. G. R.

Cambridge: Published for the Haklluyt Society At the University Press, 1959. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 333 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a pale blue dust jacket. The jacket shows moderate rubbing and wear. Jacket spine is a bit tanned. The book is sound and clean.

$20.00

The Ocean in English History, Being the Ford Lectures

By Williamson, James A.

Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 208 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within.

$7.50

Warfare Under the Anglo-Norman Kings 1066-1135
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Warfare Under the Anglo-Norman Kings 1066-1135

By Morillo, Stephen

Woodbridge / Suffolk (UK): The Boydell Press, 1994. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 207 pages. Hardcover with a grey, blue and green dust jacket. A nice, clean copy.

$10.00

Maritime Enterprise, 1485-1558,

By Williamson, James Alexander

New York: Octagon Books, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 416 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in navy blue cloth. Light wear to the binding. This is a 1972 reprint of the 1913 edition.

$10.00

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