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HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY. And its connection with political and social circumstances from the earliest times to the present day
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HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY. And its connection with political and social circumstances from the earliest times to the present day

by RUSSELL. BERTRAND

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1946
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George Allen and Unwin Ltd. London. 1946. FIRST U. K EDITION. 8vo.(8.8 x 5.9 inches). 916pp. A very good clean copy bound in publishers oatmeal cloth with brown and yellow stamped lettering panels to the spine. In the original dustwrapper with some loss to the top, and to a much lesser extent the bottom of the spine, not affecting the… Read more about this item
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QUEEN VICTORIA. HER LIFE AND REIGN.
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QUEEN VICTORIA. HER LIFE AND REIGN.

by ARCHER. THOMAS. - STIRLING. AMELIA HUTCHISON. (Talwin Morris bindings).

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The Gresham Publishing Company. London. 1901. FIRST EDITION. Four large 8vo volumes. (9.2 x 7.1 inches). Illustrated throughout with portraits and views. A very good set in the beautiful decorative Art Nouveau style red cloth bindings designed by Talwin Morris. Front boards with gilt, dark green and light green decorations. Spines with gilt lettering and decoration plus dark and light… Read more about this item
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FREEDOM AND THE SPIRIT.
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FREEDOM AND THE SPIRIT.

by BERDYAEV. NICOLAS

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1935
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Geoffrey Bles: The Centenary Press. London. 1935. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo. (8.9 x 6 inches). Translated from the Russian by Oliver Fielding Clarke. Neat ink inscription to the front pastedown endpaper, possibly from the translator; "With affectionate greetings from Oliver." otherwise a fine clean copy throughout. Published black cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. In the scarce original dustwrapper.… Read more about this item
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AN ESSAY ON THE ORIGIN OF EVIL. Translated from the Latin, with large notes. To which are added two sermons by the same Author, the former concerning Divine Prescience, the latter on the fall of Man. The Third edition corrected. By Edmund Law. M. A. Fellow of Christ College.
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AN ESSAY ON THE ORIGIN OF EVIL. Translated from the Latin, with large notes. To which are added two sermons by the same Author, the former concerning Divine Prescience, the latter on the fall of Man. The Third edition corrected. By Edmund Law. M. A. Fellow of Christ College.

by KING. DR. WILLIAM. Late Lord Archbishop of Dublin

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Printed for William Thurlbourn. Cambridge. 1739. THIRD EDITION, CORRECTED. 8vo. (8.1 x 5.2 inches). A clean and fresh copy in an attractive contemporary full panelled calf binding. Spine with five raised bands. Title label ruled and lettered in gilt. Blind tooling around the lighter tan panels on both boards. A little rubbing to the edges and splitting to the very… Read more about this item
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THE HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN ANNE, DIGESTED INTO ANNALS. Year the fourth. Containing the most memorable transactions both at home and abroad: And in which are inserted several valuable pieces never before printed.
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THE HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN ANNE, DIGESTED INTO ANNALS. Year the fourth. Containing the most memorable transactions both at home and abroad: And in which are inserted several valuable pieces never before printed.

by ANON. (BOYER. ABEL, edits)

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Printed for Francis Coggan. London. 1706. Fourth year, of a total of 11 published, but complete in itself. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.1 inches). iv, 288pp, 72pp Appendix, 10pp Index. Two fold out plates, one the order of the battle of the confederate armies, 18th July 1705, the second a plan of the town and castle of Nice. A very good… Read more about this item
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A TREATISE ON THE CULTURE AND MANAGEMENT OF FRUIT TREES. In which a new method of pruning and training is fully described. -- The Second edition, with additions.
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A TREATISE ON THE CULTURE AND MANAGEMENT OF FRUIT TREES. In which a new method of pruning and training is fully described. -- The Second edition, with additions.

by FORSYTH. WILLIAM

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1803
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Longman, Rees, Cadell and Davies. London. 1803. SECOND EDITION, WITH ADDITIONS. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.5 inches). iii-xxvii, 523pp. Bound without half title but otherwise complete, with 13 engraved plates, all but two folding. A clean copy finely bound in recent half burgundy morocco leather. Spine with five raised bands, the compartments decorated, ruled and lettered in gilt. Marbled paper on… Read more about this item
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THE LONDON ART OF COOKERY. And Housekeepers complete assistant. On a new plan. Made plain and easy to the understanding of every Housekeeper, Cook, and Servant, in the Kingdom.... To which is added an Appendix.... Embellished with A Head of the Author, and a bill of fare for every month of the year, elegantly engraved on thirteen copper plates. --- Fourth edition with upwards of one hundred and fifty new and elegant receipts in the various branches of cookery
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J. Scatcherd and J. Whitaker, B. Law, and G. and T. Wilkie. London. 1787. FOURTH EDITION. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.4 inches). Portrait frontis of Farley, plus 12 copper engravings of a bill of fare for each month of the year. Some light browning to a handful of leaves but generally a fresh and clean copy throughout. Finely bound in attractive… Read more about this item
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THE TRUE AND ROMANTIC HISTORY OF WILLIAM PIGG, ESQUIRE. M. P. FOR HAM(P)SHIRE. Or life's burlesque in black and white, by the Hon. Charlotte Ellis. The poetical accompaniment by the Rev. H. A. Martin, M.A
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THE TRUE AND ROMANTIC HISTORY OF WILLIAM PIGG, ESQUIRE. M. P. FOR HAM(P)SHIRE. Or life's burlesque in black and white, by the Hon. Charlotte Ellis. The poetical accompaniment by the Rev. H. A. Martin, M.A

by ELLIS. The Hon. CHARLOTTE

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Kerby and Endean. London. 1879. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10 x 7.7 inches). 80pp. Frontis and 27 full page illustrations, all within decorative border, by Catherine Ellis. A clean fresh copy. Publishers dark blue cloth with gilt and black lettering and full illustration to the front board. Spine lettered in gilt. Rear board with blind stamped double rule border and publishers… Read more about this item
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A TREATISE ON THE LAWS FOR THE RELIEF AND SETTLEMENT OF THE POOR. The Third edition, with considerable corrections
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A TREATISE ON THE LAWS FOR THE RELIEF AND SETTLEMENT OF THE POOR. The Third edition, with considerable corrections

by NOLAN. MICHAEL

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1814
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Printed by A. Strahan for J. Butterworth and Son. London. 1814. THREE VOLUMES. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.5 inches). Vol.1; xlviii,566pp,8pp ads; Vol.2; xxiv,622pp; Vol.3; xvi,374pp. Minor hole to prelim pages of volume one otherwise a clean tight set in contemporary brown calf bindings with ruled lines & numbering, and red title labels, all in gilt, to the spines. Hinges all… Read more about this item
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THE HOUSEKEEPER'S INSTRUCTOR. Or universal Family Cook. Being a full and clear display of the Art of Cookery in all its branches.... To which is added, The Complete Art of Carving, Illustrated with engravings
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THE HOUSEKEEPER'S INSTRUCTOR. Or universal Family Cook. Being a full and clear display of the Art of Cookery in all its branches.... To which is added, The Complete Art of Carving, Illustrated with engravings

by HENDERSON. W. A

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J. Stratford. London. 1807. FOURTEENTH EDITION, corrected, revised and considerably improved by Jacob Christopher Schnebbelie. 8vo. (8.3 x 5.6 inches). 12 copper engravings, including two fold outs that are a bit rubbed and creased but complete. Pages generally clean and free from marks. Contemporary tree calf boards with new tan calf spine. Raised bands, the compartments double ruled in gilt.… Read more about this item
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RELATIVITY. The special and the General Theory. A popular exposition. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. D.Sc
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RELATIVITY. The special and the General Theory. A popular exposition. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. D.Sc

by EINSTEIN. ALBERT

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1920
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Methuen & co. Ltd. London. 1920. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.1 inches). Portrait frontis and five line diagrams within the text. Complete with the 8pp publishers adverts at back of book. Overall a clean, bright copy in recent fine binding of full red morocco. Spine with raised bands, compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled… Read more about this item
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THE ENGLISH IN IRELAND IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. In three volumes
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THE ENGLISH IN IRELAND IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. In three volumes

by FROUDE. JAMES ANTHONY

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Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1872 - 74. FIRST EDITION. Three volumes. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.8 inches). Previous owner armorial bookplate (Isaac Holden, politician and inventor of a wool-combing machine, who received a Baronetcy in 1893) and also ink name and address stamped to the front blank free endpapers. Some foxing to the blank endpapers otherwise a very good… Read more about this item
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THE DOUBLE HELIX. A personal account of the discovery of DNA
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THE DOUBLE HELIX. A personal account of the discovery of DNA

by WATSON. JAMES. D

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1968
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Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1968. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.7 inches). Illustrated with 19 half-tone photographic plates, including six pages reproducing Watson's letter to Max Delbruck, telling of the Double Helix, and 11 diagrams within the text. A very bright, clean copy. Original dustwrapper with one small chip and a couple of small closed tears, otherwise a better… Read more about this item
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THE DOUBLE HELIX. A personal account of the discovery of DNA
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THE DOUBLE HELIX. A personal account of the discovery of DNA

by WATSON. JAMES. D

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Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1968. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.7 inches). Illustrated with 19 half-tone photographic plates, including six pages reproducing Watson's letter to Max Delbruck, telling of the Double Helix, and 11 diagrams within the text. A very good copy with previous owner's name and date (May 1968) written neatly on the front free endpaper. Original dustwrapper… Read more about this item
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DARWINISM. An exposition of the Theory of Natural selection with some of its applications
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DARWINISM. An exposition of the Theory of Natural selection with some of its applications

by WALLACE. ALFRED RUSSEL

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1889
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Macmillan and Co. London and New York. 1889. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.3 inches). Portrait frontis, folding colour map and thirty seven illustrations and diagrams throughout. Publishers dark green cloth with gilt ruled lines and letering to the spine. Boards with single blind ruled borders. Curiously, the title page has London as the lead address but… Read more about this item
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THE GENERAL ADDRESS (IN TWO PARTS) OF THE OUTINIAN LECTURER TO HIS AUDITORS. Periodically read by him as a lecture during the season in London and descriptive of the institution of the Outinian Society in the hundredth year after the death of the benevolent William Penn, and the year of the second peace of Aix-la-Chapelle, to secure the advantages of justice and benevolence, with the aid of ethical and critical lectures where no other provision can easily be made for that purpose
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Printed by W. Nicol, late Bulmer & Co. London. 1822. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.1 inches). Illustrated title, 56pp, 7 full page engravings, each with a plain tissue guard. Aside from some light spotting to the tissue guards this is a bright and clean copy throughout. Finely bound in nineteenth century full burgundy morocco. Spine with four wide… Read more about this item
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CHANSONS ET DANSES DES BRETONS.
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CHANSONS ET DANSES DES BRETONS.

by QUELLIEN. N

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J. Maisonneuve et Ch. Leclerc. Paris. 1889. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9.9 x 6.4 inches). vii, 300pp. A very good copy in a fine early leather binding of full dark green morocco. Spine with gilt ruled lines, floral design and lettering. Front board with ruled panels and floral designs, all in gilt Single gilt ruled border to the rear… Read more about this item
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THE CINEMA. It's present position and future possibilities. -- Being the report of and chief evidence taken by the Cinema Commission of inquiry instituted by the National Council of public morals.
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THE CINEMA. It's present position and future possibilities. -- Being the report of and chief evidence taken by the Cinema Commission of inquiry instituted by the National Council of public morals.

by CINEMA COMMISSION OF INQUIRY

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Williams and Norgate. London. 1917. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9 x 6.2 inches). xciii, 372, 2 pp. Cheap war-time paper browned to the edges but overall a very good copy in publishers blue cloth with gilt ruled lines and lettering to the spine. In the rare original printed dustwrapper which has long thin areas of loss to the top of… Read more about this item
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THE LIFE OF GEORGE STEPHENSON, RAILWAY ENGINEER
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THE LIFE OF GEORGE STEPHENSON, RAILWAY ENGINEER

by SMILES. SAMUEL

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1857
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John Murray. London. 1857. Third Edition, Revised, With Additions. The same year as the First edition. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.8 inches). Portrait frontis. Finely bound, by Frost & Co, of Bath, in half tan calf. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt floral wavy role. Compartments decorated with double ruled borders. Within the borders are floral corner decorations and… Read more about this item
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