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Views of Bath.

by [ONWHYN, Thomas].

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Used
Published
[1861]
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Oblong 8vo [185 x 105 mm], six wood engraved plates, four dated '12 March 1861', two 'Novr. 20 1860'; stitched as issued in original yellow embossed wrappers, the upper wrappers with title. The views include: Abbey Church Bath - Great Pulteney St., Bath - Grand Pump Room, Bath - Royal Pump Room, Bath - Drinking the Waters - and Theatre… Read more about this item
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Alabaster Peep Egg,
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Alabaster Peep Egg,

by [MARGATE].

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Used
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[c. 1850]
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The viewer is approximate height 14 cm and 7.5 cm in diameter; opaque alabaster cylindrical egg-shaped body on a waisted stem, with hand-painted decorations and inscription, now partly rubbed away, which would have read 'Think of Me', fitted with twin alabaster handles rotating a spindle revealing two naïvely hand-coloured wood engraved scenes and one of geological specimens. A good example of… Read more about this item
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Night thoughts,

by [POCOCK, Miss Ann]. [YOUNG, Edward].

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Used
Edition
FIRST MINERVA EDITION.
Published
1793
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12mo, pp. [xiv], [ii], 300; with engraved frontispiece; apart from some light offsetting from the frontispiece, a clean crisp copy throughout; in contemporary sprinkled calf, spine ruled and tooled in gilt with red morocco label lettered in gilt, some minor rubbing, but overall a very desirable copy, with neat presentation inscription on front pastedown: 'Notting Hill House Boarding School. This… Read more about this item
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Description of the Field of Battle, and Disposition of the Troops Engaged in the Action Fought on the 18th of June, 1815, near Waterloo;

Description of the Field of Battle, and Disposition of the Troops Engaged in the Action Fought on the 18th of June, 1815, near Waterloo;

by [WATERLOO]. [BARKER, Henry Aston].

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Published
1816
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$503.77

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8vo, pp. 12, 2; key consisting of a wood-engraved circular anamorphic-style image on folding plate measuring 40 × 31 cm; apart from a few light marks, a clean fresh copy throughout; in recent marbled wraps. At the foot of the key Barker 'respectfully informs the Public, that, in order to give a correct Representation of the Battle of Waterloo, he went… Read more about this item
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An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Battle of Poictiers,

An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Battle of Poictiers,

by BULLOCK, Charles.

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Edition
FIRST EDITION.
Published
1826
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vo, pp. 44; occasional very light spotting; otherwise clean and fresh in the original printed wrappers; stitched as issued. 'In 1826, ... at the Cosmorama Rooms, one C. Bullock showed his Panstereomachia, a 'picto-mechanical representation' as the ^gTimes^g called it, availing itself of "the same liberty in coining a compound as Mr. Bullock." The subject was the Battle of Poitiers, depicted… Read more about this item
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A series of sketches, including the principal objects in the great historical picture of the siege of Acre,
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A series of sketches, including the principal objects in the great historical picture of the siege of Acre,

by [PORTER, Robert Ker].

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Used
Edition
FIRST EDITION.
Published
[1801]
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Croydon, Surrey, GBR
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$588.82

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8vo, pp. 4, 8 etched plates, with 4 explanatory printed leaves, offsetting from the etchings, a few minor spots; in recent marbled wrapper. This rare booklet was issued to accompany the great panorama of the battle of Accra on display in the Lyceum painted by the 19 year old Robert Ker Porter (1777-1842), brother of two novelist sisters. Benjamin West had… Read more about this item
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Short and easy rules for attaining a knowledge of English grammar.

by [GRAMMAR].

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Used
Published
1803
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$719.68

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16mo (93 x 60mm), pp. 64; with engraved frontispiece; original yellow paper boards, later paper reback, with printed paper label to upper board. Scarce work for children providing them with 'short and easy rules for attaining a knowledge of English grammar'. Although issued separately, the work was also designed to be included as part of Wallis's 'Bookcase of Knowledge', which comprised… Read more about this item
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Truth’s Mirror;

by HENNAH, Richard.

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Used
Edition
FIRST EDITION.
Published
[n.d., c. 1840]
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12mo, pp. viii, 100; with six full page woodcuts; in contemporary (original?) roan backed marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, lightly rubbed, but otherwise a very clean and desirable copy. Rare first edition of this collection of 'little pieces in verse for ... amusement and instruction' by Rev. Richard Hennah (1765-1846), the chaplain to the Garrison in Plymouth. The… Read more about this item
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The Lord Mayor’s Show.

by [VICTORIA]. [LONDON PANORAMA]

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Used
Published
[1865-70]
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$654.25

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Wood-engraved panorama, [287 x 880 mm folding down to 150 x 115], crudely hand-coloured in sweeps and dabs; original printed yellow wrappers incorporating a front cover a design of the title with City arms and City insignia. Rare survival of this charming chapbook panorama for children, representing The Lord Mayor's procession in two strips, one above the other, the lower strip… Read more about this item
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[Funeral of the Duke of Wellington on the 8th November 1852].

[Funeral of the Duke of Wellington on the 8th November 1852].

by [WELLINGTON].

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Published
1852
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Woodcut panorama [10.5 x 219.2 cm], crudely hand-coloured in sweeps and dabs consisting of four sheets conjoined, linen backed; concertina-folding into untitled cloth covers folding down to [11.6 x 10 cm]. Rare chapbook panorama illustrating the funeral procession of the Duke of Wellington. The procession advances from [Horse Guards, Whitehall?] to St. Paul's Cathedral, both places crudely represented. Refs. beneath the panorama… Read more about this item
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A Case in Bankruptcy

by PHILLIPS, Watts.

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Used
Published
[1850]
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12mo, one continuous strip composed of 15 engraved illustrations (on 18 folding pages), each with caption below, 176 x 13 cm; some marking here and there, but overall clean throughout; concertina folding in to the original illustrated wrappers (9.5 x 13 cm); a little worn and dust-soiled, but still a desirable example nonetheless. Scarce panoramic cartoon strip describing a case of… Read more about this item
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Panoramic Representation of the Queen’s Progress Through the City of London, on the 9th Nov. 1837,

by [VICTORIA].

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[1837]
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Woodcut hand-coloured panorama [9.7 x 182.5 cm, folding down to 9.2 x 10 cm], consisting of four sheets conjoined, crudely hand-coloured throughout, captions cut close, cropped and rubbed in places, final scene abit creased with expert repair on verso; concertina-folding into publisher's original buff wraps. Rare survival of this panorama commemorating a unique event in a monarch's reign, with Queen… Read more about this item
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Original poems for infant minds.

by [TAYLOR, Ann & Jane].

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Published
1865
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$327.12

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8vo, pp. xi, [i] blank, [i] illustrations, [i] blank, 333, [1] blank; with engraved frontispiece, title and 14 plates; in later blue buckram, spine lettered in gilt, with label on front pastedown stating 'bound at the Workshop for Cripples, 97 Islington, Liverpool'. In November 1902 the Invalid Children's Aid branch of the Liverpool Kyrle Society established a workshop for disabled… Read more about this item
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The Comic History of the Russian War.
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The Comic History of the Russian War.

by [NIGHTINGALE]. CRUIKSHANK, Percy.

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Used
Published
[1857]
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Hand coloured lithograph panorama [12.5 x 247.5 cm, folding down to 13.2 x 15 cm], consisting of four sheets conjoined, with 36 scenes of various persons (as noted below); some light dust-soiling, otherwise clean throughout; with a few corrections and underlinings in pencil throughout the text; concertina-folding into cloth covers, spine expertly repaired, upper board with original publisher's printed label,… Read more about this item
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Collection of thirteen science related chapbooks.

by [SCIENCE & NATURAL HISTORY].

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Used
Edition
FIRST EDITIONS, apart from those noted above.
Published
1841-42]
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Thirteen works, each 12mo (13.5 x 10.5cm), pp. 32, and with engravings; each work stitched as issued in the original colour wrappers with an engraving to the upper panel, some rubbing and wear to spines in places, but overall very good copies. Significant group of this desirable series of science and natural history books, produced by The Religious Tract Society, designed… Read more about this item
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The Juvenile Keepsake,

by [CHILDREN].

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Used
Edition
FIRST EDITION.
Published
[n.d., c. 1840s?]
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$359.84

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12mo, pp. [iv], 212; illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, an engraved vignette on title, and four other engraved plates, all neatly coloured by a contemporary hand; bound in the original blue publisher's cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, lightly rubbed, but still a very appealing copy, with a lengthy contemporary inscription ('another little book that afforded pleasure to our… Read more about this item
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Missionary Monograms:

Missionary Monograms:

by GRITTON, Rev. John.

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Used
Edition
FIRST EDITION.
Published
1872
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8vo, pp. x, 260, [2] advertisements; entirely unopened in the original publisher's cloth, spine lettered in gilt; once in the Free Church College library, Edinburgh, with their neat stamps on title and front free endpaper; a very good copy. The work contains a summary of Gritton's efforts as an evangelical Christian in Southern India to convert the 'heathen' and attempt to… Read more about this item
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Personal recollections, from early life to old age, of Mary Somerville.

by SOMERVILLE, Martha.

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Used
Edition
FIRST EDITION.
Published
1873
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$196.28

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8vo, pp. vi, 377, [1] blank; woodburytype frontispiece portrait; contemporary half calf over marbled boards, decorated spine gilt, with a black label lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Perhaps one of the most distinguished English scientist's of her day, Mary Somerville was highly respected across Europe. In addition to her 'grasp of scientific truth in all branches of knowledge', she was a… Read more about this item
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The Art-Treasures Examiner.
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The Art-Treasures Examiner.

by [MANCHESTER ART TREASURES EXHIBITION].

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Used
Published
[1857]
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Small folio; pp. [4], vii, [i], 3-300, [4] 'Index', with two chromolithographic frontispieces showing the exterior and interior of the exhibition building (bound within the preliminaries); numerous wood-engraved illustrations throughout the text; a little browned and spotted in places; in the original publisher's red cloth, ornamented and lettered in gilt, blind-stamped fleurons in the corners; hinges repaired and overall a… Read more about this item
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Thinks-I-To-Myself
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Thinks-I-To-Myself

by [NARES, Edward].

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Used
Edition
Second Edition, with Additions.
Published
1811
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12mo, pp. [iv], 216; [iv], 215; contemporary red half roan, spins lettered in gilt. ^gThinks I to Myselly^g success was due to its opportune appearance, though one can hardly say it is great literature or even has much of a plot. Still, it was simple story dealing with the inconstancies of the social life of the time told in a sarcastic and… Read more about this item
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