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The Black Death in England, 1348-1500

by Ormrod, mark and Lindley, Phillip (eds)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9781871615562
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£15.15

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Donington: Shaun Tyas, 1996. This fine, new copy includes four major essays plus introduction and index into the Black Death, 202pp + 12 plates. Second Edition. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Tulip : The Story of a Flower That Has Made Men Mad

by Pavord, Anna

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2019
Condition
Fine
Edition
New Edition
ISBN
9781526602688
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£44.37

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London: Bloomsbury Publishing Co., 2019. A fine new copy. 488pp. A revised and updated edition of the internationally bestselling classicAnna Pavord's now classic, internationally bestselling sensation, The Tulip, is not a gardening book. It is the story of a flower that has driven men mad. Greed, desire, anguish and devotion have all played their part in the development of the… Read more
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Working-Class Housing: Improvement and Technology, Rewley House Studies in the Historic Environment, 9

by P. S. Barnwell and Marilyn Palmer (editors),

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2019
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781907730764
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£50.71

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Donington: Shaun Tyas, 2019. A fine new copy. This book contains 11 essays exploring ways in which design and technology brought about improvements in housing for the working classes between the advent of the industrial revolution and the end of the Second World War. It covers both back-to-back housing in industrial cities and rural housing on country estates and in… Read more
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Letters On Natural Magic Addressed to Sir Walter Scott, Bart

by Brewster, David

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1839
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
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£38.03

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1839. A title in the Harper's Family Library No L. Bound in original printed paper covered boards. Repair to spine, but sound for a fragile book. Brown University stamp to title page. 314pp many engraved illustrations.. First Thus. Hardback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The British Almanac of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1832

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1832
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£44.37

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London: Charles Knight, 1832. A very good copy in original diced calf with gilt decoration to the spine. Marbled endpapers and heraldic bookplate of Benjamin Chapman to inside of front board. Some minor scattered foxing.240pp of information about the year 1832.. First Edition. Leather. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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London: T and J Allman , 1817. A good copy bound in contemporary half leather, but front board detached. vpp+150pp+69pp, coloured frontispiece, many other chess illustrations and diagrams.Published anonymously. Unchanged from the 1st edition published in the same year, except the first edition had only 64 additional pages. Whilst this copy has the front board loose it is internally very… Read more
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Essays to Do Good

by Mather, Cotton

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1826
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
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£38.03

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London: L.B. Seeley & Son, 1826. A delightful little volume, bound in full green leather with gilt lines. some wear to head of spine and front board render, 287pp minor scattered foxing.. First Thus. Full Leather. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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Fables for the Female Sex. the fourth edition.

by Moore, Edward

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1749
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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£316.95

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London: T. Davies, 1749. A very good copy, rebound in quarter leather with brown cloth covered boards. Heraldic bookplate of David Cecil Gibbs to inside of front board. 174pp. contains 6 fables: 'The Eagle and the Assembly of Birds;'The Panther, the Horse and other Beasts;' 'The Nightingale and Glow-Worm;' 'Hymen and Death;' 'The Poet, and his Patron' and 'The Wolf,… Read more
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Showmen, the Voice of the Travelling Fair People

by Festing, Sally

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
New Edition
ISBN
9781907730184
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£19.02

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Lincolnshire: Shaun Tyas, 2013. A fine, new copy. 192pp +section of 60 colour photographs. Fairgrounds and the travelling showmen who run them are the subjects of this book. it is composed of interviews with the show people, exploring their philosophy and way of life, their troubles and joys, aspirations and even their rich heritage of language. The 23 chapters include… Read more
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The Faculties of Birds

by From the Cliveden Library of Waldorf and Nancy Astor

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1848
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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£63.39

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London: M.A. Nattali, 1848. A very good copy from the Cliveden Library of Waldorf and Nancy Astor and bearing their distinctive "Cliveden" early 20th century bookplate. Attractively bound in green leather with gilt decoration and marbled paper-covered boards. Marbled endpapers with matched marbled fore-edges.This binding matches others from the Cliveden Library. 338pp with engraved illustrations.. First Thus. Half Leather.… Read more
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The Townley Gallery of Classic Sculpture in the British Museum, 2 Volumes

by Ellis, Sir Henry (from the Cliveden Library of Waldorf and Waldorf and Nancy Astor)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1846
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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£120.44

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London: Nattali and Bond, 1846. A very good set of the two matched volumes from the Cliveden Library of Waldorf and Nancy Astor and both bearing their distinctive "Cliveden" bookplate. Attractively bound in green leather with gilt decoration and marbled paper-covered boards.Marbled endpapers with matched marbled fore-edges. This binding matches others from the Cliveden Library. 352pp + 385pp with… Read more
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British Costume A Complete History of the Dress of the Inhabitants of the British IslandsM.A Nattall

by Planche, J.R (from the Cliveden Library of Nancy Astor)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1849
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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£63.39

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London: M.A. Nattali, 1849. A very good copy from the Cliveden Library of Waldorf and Nancy Astor and bearing the distinctive "Cliveden" early 20th century bookplate. Attractively bound in green leather with gilt decoration and marbled paper-covered boards. Marbled endpapers with matched marbled fore-edges. This binding matches others from the Cliveden Library. 376pp with engraved illustrations.. First Thus. Half… Read more
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Huddersfield in World War I

by Heywood, Brian (ed)

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2014
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780954714673
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£6.34

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Yorkshire: Upper Calder Valley Publications, 2014. A very good, neat and clean copy. 300pp with b/w and colour plates.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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At the Rose, London: Jonah Bowyer, 1717. A very good copy bound in contemporary inlaid calf in a two-tone brown, that has only minor wear. This makes for a most attractive volume. This is Volume V in the collection of sermons from South. Robert South (1634-1716) was a churchman who was known for his combative preaching and his Latin… Read more
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£380.34
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At the Rose, London: Jonah Bowyer, 1717. A very good copy bound in contemporary inlaid calf in a two-tone brown, that has only minor wear. This makes for a most attractive volume. This is Volume VI in the collection of sermons from South. Robert South (1634-1716) was a churchman who was known for his combative preaching and his Latin… Read more
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The English Room

by Moore, Derry & Pick, Michael

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Impression
ISBN
9780297784937
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£15.21

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1985. A very good copy of this volume illustrating English house interiors. Two items of TE Lawrence interest, it features Clouds Hill and one illustration p.31 is the interior of the cottage of Joyce Knowles at Clouds Hill. 144pp. . Second Impression. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Tour of Doctor Syntax, The Picturesque, Consolation & In Search of a Wife, 3 Volumes, Miniature Edition

by Doctor Syntax

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1823
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
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£152.14

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London: Ackermann & Co, 1823. An attractive set of the three volumes, bound in contemporary maroon full leather with gilt lining, marbled edndpapers. 75 hand-coloured plates+ 2 handcoloured title pages. lacks pp13-21 in volume 1 and a repair to page edges of 19-26 in volume 2. Some browning to paper as might be xpected. Otherwise a sound and attractive matched… Read more
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London: Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington, 1809. Four sound and attractive volumes all in original full calf, marbles eps and block edges. Gilt to spine, red morocco labels. Published from the original manuscripts in the possession of the Rev. Montagu Pennington, M. A., Vicar of Northbourn, in Kent, her Nephew and Executor. A delightful series of letters between… Read more
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The Accomplished Lady, A History of Genteel Pusuits C1660-1860

by Riley, Noel

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2017
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780957599291
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£31.70

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Huddersfield: Oblong, 2017. A fine new copy of this well illustrated and scholarly volume. 460pp. A major study of the pursuits of the lady in the 18th and 19th century. A study of skills and pastimes of ladies over a 200 year period. A splendid volume, beautifully produced by Oblong.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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Bridlington, An Introduction to Its History and Buildings

by Neave, David and Susan

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781858251387
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£15.21

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Otley: Smith Settle Limited, 2000. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. Previous owner's bookplate to ep. B/w hand drawn frontis. Internally clean, bright and sound. B/w and colour plates throughout. 139pp inc index.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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