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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

by Scott, Sir Walter

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nd
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The Albion Edition
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Frederick Warne & Co. London. nd. The Albion Edition. viii, 758pp. Contemporary fin de siècle full tree calf, with elaborate gilt tooling to borders, inner gilt tooling. Gilt lettering to spine. All edges richly gilded. Marbled endpapers. Negligible shelf wear. A lovely volume.
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Madeira Meteorologic

by Smyth, C. Piazzi

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Published
1882
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First edition. David Douglas. Edinburgh. 1882. Small quarto. viii, 83pp. Engraved frontispiece by John Le Conte (1816 - 1887) from an original by the author of the base of the remarkable cloud of June 26th 1881 and the old lava stream in the foreground. Spectroscopic plate. Original cloth, gilt to upper board and spine. Slightly faded to spine. A… Read more
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Folk Medicine; a chapter in the history of culture

by Black, William George

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Published
1883
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First edition
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First edition. Published for the Folk-Lore Society by Elliot Stock. London. 1883. Octavo. 11, (1), 228pp. Blue cloth, gilt to spine, faded. Short splits to joints at head of spine. Rubbed to extremities. Occasional light spotting. William George Black CBE, FSA (1857 – 1932) Scottish antiquary, lawyer and politician. This is the authoritative English work on medical folklore. Publication of… Read more
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The Clan Line in the Great War

by Hurd, Archibald

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nd [1920's]
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First Edition
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First edition. Printed for the Clan Line Steamers by Jarrold and Sons, The Empire Press. Norwich. nd. Octavo. viii, 135pp. Photo portrait frontis., 11 further photo plates. Original blue decorative cloth, gilt and blind tooling to spine, gilt and embossed vignette to upper board. Spine sunned, slight edge wear. Occasional neat pencil underlining. A large number of the Clan LIne's… Read more
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image of A course of physico-theological lectures upon the state of the world, from the Creation to the Deluge

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First edition. Printed for J Milliken: And sold by R Faulder, Bookseller, London. Carlisle. 1786. 8vo. xxiv, (1), 383pp. Contemporary tree calf, gilt rules and leather label to spine. Corners bumped and joints cracked, but firm. Title excised to upper margin, no loss of text. 17pp subscriber list including J Priestley, Wm Cullen and William Paley, with unnumbered page… Read more
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image of Iona and the Ionians. Their manners, customs, and traditions, with a few remarks on Mull, Staffa, and Tyree.

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Thomas Murray and Son. Glasgow, 1857. First edition. Small octavo. 70pp. Frontis. tinted map, coloured in outline; 11 further tinted plates. Original embossed cloth, gilt lettering and motifs to spine. Faded and mottled to lower board. Wear to head and tail of spine. Marbled endpapers. Occasional spotting. Signature and address 30 Royal Terrace to ffep. Scarce.
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Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers.

by Sutherland, William

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Published
1871
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William Blackwood and Sons. Edinburgh and London. 1871. Octavo. 4 (ads), lxvi, 321, 16 (ads)pp. Original green decorative cloth, gilt, bevelled edges. Rubbed and worn to extremities. Hinges cracked, but firm. Pages untrimmed, occasional spotting. William Sutherland (1833-1920) Scottish horticulturalist (Herbaceous) at Kew, Florence Court and Minto Roxburghshire, home of the Earl of Minto (subject of the conservation scandal of 1992).… Read more
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image of Rambles and studies in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Dalmatia with an account of the Proceedings of the Congress of Archaeologists and Anthropologists held at Sarajevo, August 1894.

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Second edition revised and greatly enlarged. William Blackwood and Sons. London. 1900. Octavo. xxv, 452pp. Photo frontis., 40 plates, 4 sketch maps, illus. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and blind lettering to cover. Top edge green. Extended sections, with the additional index lacking in the first edition. Robert Munro (1835–1920) Scottish archaeologist.
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image of Ceylon: a general description of the island and its inhabitants; with an historical sketch of the conquest of the Colony by the English.

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William H Allen. London. 1846. 8vo. xvi, 287pp. Map, coloured in outline, frontis., engraved sketch plan of Kandy. Later full cloth, with the spine in six compartments, gilt lettering, paying homage to the original cloth binding. New endpapers. Pages untrimmed. Lightly toned. Occasional light pencil marginal annotation. Henry Marshall (1775-1851), MD, FRSE, Naturalist, Historian, served in Ceylon from 1809-1821. Appendix… Read more
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A naturalists wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago. A narrative of travel and exploration from 1878 to 1883

by Forbes, Henry O

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Published
1885
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Harper & Brothers. New York. 1885. 8vo. xix, (1), 536, 4pp adverts. Coloured frontispiece of Mrs Forbes Honey Eater with tissue guard, 14 plates, numerous text illustrations including 1 map, 3 coloured folding maps, I coloured map, 1 monochrome map. Original pictorial cloth, gilt and black, slight wear to head of spine. Uniformly toned, a tight crisp copy. Orientalia booksellers… Read more
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image of Rerum Scoticarum Historia, ad Jacobum VI Scotorum Regum. Historiae Scoticae Nomenclatura Latino-Vernacular. Multis Flosculis, ex antiquis Albinorum Monumentis_Lingua Galeciorum prisca decerptis, Adspersa.

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Two Volumes bound in one. Later half calf, gilt rules and lettering. George Buchanan Rerum Scoticarum Historia, ad Jacobum VI Scotorum Regum. Antonium Schouten. Trajecti ad Rhenum. [Utrecht]. 1697. 8vo. 700pp; index. Title page in red and black. Historiated initials. Toned. Paper fault lower corner 449, lower corner fault to 663, no loss of text. Some creased corners. Title… Read more
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The Philosophy of Natural History.

by Smellie, William

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Published
1790, 1799
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First editions
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First editions. Volume I Printed for the Heirs of Charles Elliot; and C. Elliot and T. Kay, T. Cadell, and G. G. J. & J. Robinsons. Edinburgh. 1790. Volume II Printed for Bell and Bradfute et al. Edinburgh. 1799. Two volumes. Quarto. xiii, (1), 547pp; xii, 515pp. Later Quarter calf, marbled boards, spines in six compartments, with gilt rules… Read more
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