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image of The History and Antiquities of Hawsted, and Hardwick, in the County of Suffolk

The History and Antiquities of Hawsted, and Hardwick, in the County of Suffolk

by CULLUM, Sir John

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Published
1813
Condition
Very Good.
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$341.78

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(London): J. Nichols, Son, and Bentley, 1813. the second edition : with corrections by the author; and notes by his brother, Sir Thomas-Gery Cullum. vii; (i); 288 pages, on heavy stock paper. 11 plates, 6 pedigrees. Light foxing, staining, offsetting. Nineteenth century half crimson morocco, rebacked with the spine relaid, marbled sides with matching page edges and endpapers. Externally a… Read more
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image of Victoria Illustrated, Second Series, with Descriptive Letterpress

Victoria Illustrated, Second Series, with Descriptive Letterpress

by SANDS & KENNY ... [publishers]

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Roger Collicott Books
Published
1862
Condition
Very Good.
Edition
First Edit
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$683.55

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Melbourne & Sydney, 1862. 44 steel engraved plates engraved by A. Willmore, printed on good heavy stock paper resulting in nice dark impressions of the vignettes. A couple of pages with edge repairs including the title-page, well away from the printed surface. Foxing to plates mainly to the surrounds. Original decorative gilt cloth, neatly rebacked with the spine relaid. The… Read more
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Essay on the Nature and Principles of Taste

by ALISON, Archibald

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Published
1817
Condition
Fine.
Edition
Fifth Edition
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$307.60

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Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & Co, 1817. Two volumes. xxix; 376; vi; 447 pages. Neat probably contemporary ownership inscription in upper margin of the title. Fine binding of full tan diced calf, extra gilt with raised bands and contrasting morocco labels on the spines, which have mellowed to an attractive lighter shade. Enlightenment philosophy of the aesthetic of taste.. Fifth Edition.… Read more
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image of Bowkler's Art of Angling, Containing Directions for Fly-Fishing, Trolling, Making Artificial Flies &c

Bowkler's Art of Angling, Containing Directions for Fly-Fishing, Trolling, Making Artificial Flies &c

by BOWLKER, Charles

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Published
1854
Condition
Very Good.
Edition
New, Revised
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$102.53

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Ludlow: R. Jones, 1854. (vi); viii; (9)-160; (i); (publisher's advert) pages. Hand coloured frontispiece of flies. Original green gilt cloth snagged at the head of the spine, but firm.. New, Revised. Hardcover. Very Good.. 8vo.. Book.
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image of Jon Duan a Twofold Journey with Manifold Purposes

Jon Duan a Twofold Journey with Manifold Purposes

by [ BEETON, Samuel et al ]

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Published
1874
Condition
Very Good.
Edition
First Edit
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$61.52

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(London): Weldon & Co, 1874. (ii); 94 pages. Illustrated throughout. Original blue gilt decorative cloth with the immaculate colour printed front cover bound at the rear. Slightly rubbed at the tips but a clean fresh copy, presentation inscription from the publisher. Anti-establishment satire.. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good.. 4to. Book.
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Language of Flowers

by GREENAWAY, Kate

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Published
1884
Condition
Very Good.
Edition
First Edit
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$184.56

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(London): George Routledge & Sons, Ltd, 1884. [ 1884 ]. 80 pages. Printed throughout in colour by Edmund Evans. All edges in gilt. Variant binding of publisher's de luxe parchment paper boards with gilt triple lined border, olive green endpapers. A good clean copy held up well for it's age.. First Edit. Original Decorative Cloth. Very Good.. Small 4to. Hardcover.… Read more
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image of A Rare Archive of Original Photographs of Devon Post Offices ... From the Ron Hake Collection

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There are 23 nineteenth or the early part of the twentieth century photographs typical size 220 x 150 mm, many bearing the stamp of F. Frith & Co. Ltd. The second part of the collection is made up of some 86 photographs mainly taken in the 1970s, probably by Ron himself. Typically in two sizes,125 x 90 mm, and the… Read more
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image of The Idyls of Theocritus Rendered Into English Prose By Andrew Lang. Illustrated After Drawings By W. Russell Flint

The Idyls of Theocritus Rendered Into English Prose By Andrew Lang. Illustrated After Drawings By W. Russell Flint

by FLINT, W. Russell ... [ Illustrator ]

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Roger Collicott Books
Published
1922
Condition
Fine.
Edition
First Edit
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$410.13

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(London): The Medici Society Ltd, 1922. Two volumes. xxxv; 92; xi; 28 pages, rough cut page edges top edge in gilt. 17 mounted colour plates (one tissue guard lightly creased). Original light blue paper covered boards with buckram spine with printed paper title labels on the upper cover and spines (spare labels tipped-in at the rear of the volumes).Very light… Read more
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image of The Borders of the Tamar and the Tavy; their natural history, manners, customs, superstitions, scenery, antiquities, eminent persons, etc. In a series of letters to the late Robert Southey, Esq

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(London): W.kent & Co, 1879. Two volumes. xiii; (i); 457; (vi); 444 pages. Line illustrations throughout the text. Light foxing to page edges. Original dark brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spines with pictorial device of the Abbey gatehouse at Tavistock on the upper covers. Tight clean copies, cloth nice and bright. Originally published in 1838, the notice by… Read more
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$129.87
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Alphabet of Scientific Angling

by RENNIE, James

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Published
1833
Condition
Near Fine.
Edition
First Edit
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$68.36

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(London): William Orr, 1833. xviii; 138 pages. Small woodcuts in text. Original green cloth lettered in gilt.. First Edit. Hardcover. Near Fine.. Small 8vo. Book.
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image of The Genteel Recreation : Or, the Pleasure of Angling, a Poem. With a Dialogue Between Piscator and Corydon. By John Whitney, a Lover of the Angle. London Printed in the Year. 1700

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(London): Reprinted for J. H. Burn, 1820. (xiv); 78; (iv)(publisher's advert) pages. Discreet ownership inscription in upper corner of the inside cover. Original marbled boards paper title label on the spine which is rubbed on the hinges. Only 100 copies printed.. Hardcover. Very Good.. 8vo. Book.
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$136.71
image of Pen and Ink Sketch of a Clown, on Embossed Arts Club Note-Paper

Pen and Ink Sketch of a Clown, on Embossed Arts Club Note-Paper

by KNIGHT, Dame Laura ... [1877-1970]

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Fine.
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$1,093.68

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A charming playful sketch of an acrobatic clown balancing upside down on one hand, boldley signed ' LAURA KNIGHT '. Framed & glazed. Dame Laura Knight, DBE, RA, RWS was a highly influential English artist, working in multi-disciplines. She was the first woman to be elected to the Royal Academy, her large retrospective exhibition at the Royal Academy in 1965,… Read more
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Egypt Painted and Described

by KELLY, R. Talbot

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Roger Collicott Books
Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint with Additional Corrections
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$82.03

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(London): Adam & Charles Black, 1906. xiii; 246; (ii)(publisher's adverts). 75 colour plates. Light foxing mainly affecting the page edges. Original decorative blue cloth with a design blocked in gilt and printed in yellow ochre and green on the front and spine, titling blocked in gilt on the front and spine. Cloth in fantastic condition. In the twenty-shilling series.. Reprint… Read more
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On the Heels of De Wet ... By the Intelligence Officer

by JAMES, Lionel

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Published
1902
Condition
Very Good.
Edition
First Edit
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$109.37

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(London): William Blackwood & Sons, 1902. vi; (ii); 346 pages + publisher's catalogue. Some light foxing mainly affecting page edges. Original pictorial cloth, lovely bright copy, very slight lean to text block. Hackett, 91 " an account of operations to suppress the Boer invasion of Cape Colony in 1901. The author took part in the various drives chiefly in pursuit… Read more
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image of Things a Lady Would Like to Know Concerning Domestic Management and Expenditure  Arranged for Daily Reference with Hints Regarding the Intellectual as Well as the Physical Life

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(London): William P. Nimmo, 1877. 543 pages + publishers catalogue. Neat ownership inscription on front endpaper. Original highly decorative gilt cloth, expertly rebacked with the spine relaid. Nice bright copy. Fifth Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good.. 4to.. Book.
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$95.70
image of The Modern Cook; a Practical Guide to the Culinary Art in All Its Branches ....

The Modern Cook; a Practical Guide to the Culinary Art in All Its Branches ....

by FRANCATELLI, Charles Elme

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Roger Collicott Books
Published
1860
Condition
Good.
Edition
Twelth Edition, Revised and Enlarged
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$123.04

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(London): Richard Bentley, 1860. xv; 552 pages. Engraved portrait frontispiece a little stained, line illustations through text. Light age discolouration of paper used. Original pebble-grained cloth neatly rebacked with the spine relaid, a good sound copy.. Twelth Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Original Cloth. Good.. 8vo. Book.
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image of The Port Folio; or, a School Girl's Selection. By a Lady

The Port Folio; or, a School Girl's Selection. By a Lady

by HARRIS, John ... [publisher]

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Published
1817
Condition
Very Good.
Edition
First Edit
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$191.39

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(London), 1817. (iv); (1)-164 pages inc. half-title. Engraved frontispiece. Original half red roan, marbled sides rubbed. Neat contemporary ownership inscription of ' Marianna Hart ' on the front pastedown. Scarce not in Osborne. Moon, 673. " Gentleman's Magazine, Nov. 17, said that it 'may be safely recommended as a pleasing instructive Christmas present'.". First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good.. Small 8vo.… Read more
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image of The Natural History of Cornwall. The Air, Climate, Waters, Rivers, Lakes, Sea and Tides; of the Stones, Semimetals, Metals, Tin, and the Manner of Mining; the Constitution of the Stannaries; Iron, Copper, Silver, Lead, and Gold, Found in Cornwall. ...

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Oxford: Printed for the Author; by W. Jackson, 1758. xix; 326; (i)(errata)(i)(directions to the binder) pages. Large folding county map, 28 full-page copper engraved plates. Minor worming to fore-margin to the middle section of the book. Recently tastefully rebound in half calf, raised bands and contrasting red morocco label on the spine, marbled boards. Some half-wit has written the date… Read more
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$1,298.75