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image of Real Life in Ireland; or, the Day and Night Scenes, Rovings, Rambles, and Sprees, Bulls, Blunders, Bodderation and Blarney, of Brian Boru, Esq  ... By a Real Paddy

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(London): William Evans & Co, 1829. (1829). (iv); vii; (i); [5]-296 pages. 19 hand coloured plates. Full polished dark maroon calf. A lovely clean copy. Whilst undated Trinity College Library, Dublin date this edition as 1829.. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. Book.
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The Better Land

by HEMANS, Mrs ... BAKER, Helen

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Published
1867
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Very Good
Edition
First Edit
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$150.38

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(London): Day & Son, 1867. 11 leaves printed on one side only, all but two with illuminations. Foxing to front and rear of the book not affecting the illuminated pages. Original mauve coloured bevelled cloth decorated in gilt on the upper cover, neat repairs to extremities of the spine.. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. Book.
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Mother Goose and the Golden Eggs

by GRANDPAPA EASY'S

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Very Good
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$273.42

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(London): Dean & Co c1850. 15 pages. 8 beautiful hand coloured illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers. Three copies listed in Copac, all with the title 'New Mother Goose and the Golden Eggs'. The Bodleian copy is inscribed with the date 1850, therefore dated not after 1850. Grandpapa Easy's New and Original Pictorial Books.. Printed Wrapper. Very Good. 4to. Book.
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The History and Antiquities of the County Carlow

by RYAN, John

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Published
1833
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Very Good
Edition
First Ed
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$246.08

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Dublin: Richard Moore Tims; & Grant and Bolton, 1833. x; (11)-388 pages. No map [which is sometimes found]. Original cloth backed boards with printed paper title label to the spine. With the discreet ownership stamp of John Ryan (the author?) in the upper margin of the title-page. The map has not been bound in, otherwise a nice clean copy in… Read more
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The Robber's Grave

by PRYCE, R. Mostyn

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Published
1853
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edit
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$82.03

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(London): John Ollivier, 1853. 31 pages. Original blue gilt cloth. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY. First Edit. Hardcover. Near Fine. 12mo. Book.
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L. Wetten & Son Bruton Street No. 14 Berkeley Square

by CONFECTIONERY ...

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Fine.
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$252.91

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[ London, c1790s ] Trade card, copper engraved on paper, 85 x 125 mm. Highly decorative example in the manner of Bartolozzi, good wide margins, with a faint single horizontal fold. A nice example of late eighteenth century confectioners trade card, featuring putti and a young lady with baskets of exotic fruit, one putto holds aloft a banner with the… Read more
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The Cabinet of Useful Arts and Manufactures : Designed for the Perusal of Young Persons

by TRADES ...

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Published
1836
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edit
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$164.05

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(London): Printed for The Executrix of the Late W. Wetton, 1836. 180 pages. 10 woodblock plates. Ownership inscription on the front pastedown. Contemporary sheep backed marbled boards. Includes chapters on bookbinding, brewing, etc. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. Book.
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Russian Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil

by MICHELL, Thomas

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Published
1889
Condition
Good
Edition
First Ed
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$41.01

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London: The Religious Tract Society, 1889. 223 + (1)(index) pages. All edges in gilt. Frontispiece, 12 plates, many woodcut illustrations within text. Prize presentation bookplate inside front cover partially erased. Small circular private library blindstamp to lower corner of the verso of the frontispiece. Original pictorial blue gilt cloth, a little dull and soiled. First Ed. Hardcover. Good. 4to.. Book.
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Horse-Racing in England a Synoptical Review

by BLACK, Robert

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edit
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$205.07

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(London): Richard Bentley & Son, 1893. xv; (i); 356 pages. Neat ownership inscription in the upper margin of the half-title. Original blue decorative cloth very slightly rubbed. A nice bright copy. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.
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Algeria, Past and Present. Containing a Description of the Country, the Moors, Kabyles, Arabs, Turks ... (etc)

by BLOFELD, J. H

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Published
1844
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edit
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$136.71

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(London): T. C. Newby, 1844. (vi); 401; (i) pages. Original olive green cloth with gilt lettering, neat headband repair. First Edit. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.
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Weather Warnings for Watchers

by " THE CLERK "

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Published
1877
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edit
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(London): Houlston & Sons, 1877. 96 pages. Illustrated throughout including many examples of weather instruments. Original pictorial (yellowback) card covers rebacked. Loosely inserted is a folded broadside advertsing " Dines' Patent Pressure Portable Anemometer. First Edit. Original Boards. Very Good. 8vo. Book.
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Pencillings By the Way

by WILLIS, N.P

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Published
1835
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edit
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$375.95

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(London): John Macrone, 1835. 3 volumes. xi; (i); 340; (ii); 368; (ii); 258; (ii); [i]-xx (index) pages. Half-title may have been neatly incised from volume one (or may be a blank), Light foxing. Sumptous half crimson morocco, matching cloth sides, marbled endpapers and page edges, extra gilt on the spine. Signed binding by G. Lewis.. First Edit. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo.… Read more
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Birmingham, 1854. (viii); 375; iii; 406 + (lxviii)(advert) pages. Original cloth neatly rebacked.. Hardcover. Very Good. Stout 8vo. Book.
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Monumens De La Vie Privee Des Douze Cesars, Gravees D'apres Une Suite De Pierres et Medailles

by HANCARVILLE, P-F. Hugues

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Published
1785
Condition
Very Good.
Edition
First Edit
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$526.33

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Rome, 1785. Two engraved titles, (i); 24 engraved plates with accompanying engraved letterpress descriptions. All edges gilt. Light damp staining. Later full calf by E. Pouset. A second volume was published in 1787 with the title, " Monumens du Culte Secret des dames Romaines ... " These two separate works are sometimes offered together as a two volume work, but… Read more
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Benefit of Mrs Banti

by BENEFIT CARD . By a pupil of Francesco Bartolozzi

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Fine
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[ London, 1799 ] Benefit card copper engraved on paper by James Anthony Minasi, 180 x 155 mm. A fabulous example, depicting a bare breasted young woman engraving the letters on tablet, assisted by a winged angel and a horn blowing cherub. A LOVELY EXAMPLE. Fine. Trade Card.
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image of The Italian Valleys of the Pennine Alps : a Tour Through All the Romantic and Less-Frequented "Vals" of Northern Piedmont, from the Tarentaise to the Gries

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(London): John Murray, 1858. viii; (ii); 558 pages. Frontispiece, 9 plates, plan, 2 folding maps, large folding map at the rear. Signed binding "C. Lewis", half crimson morocco, extra gilt spine, attractive marbled endpapers with matching page edges. A splendid copy.. First Edit. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. Book.
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Devon Clay

by Devon & Courtenay Clay Company, Limited

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edit
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$61.52

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Newton Abbot: D & C. C. C. Ltd, 1936. 41 pages. 14 tipped-in plates. Original decorative cloth.. First Edit. Original Cloth. Very Good. 8vo. Book.
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