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Her Majesty's Glorious Jubilee 1897: The Record Number of a Record Reign (Illustrated London News)

London: The Illustrated London News, 1897. 1st Edition . Very Good. 11.75 x 16 inches (30 x 41 cm). Illustrated London News Diamond Jubilee Number 1897, issued to celebrate the 60 year reign of Queen Victoria. Illustrated card wraps. Foxing to rear cover, some wear to spine. Light foxing to text. Attractive cromolithographs. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 11.75 x 16 inches (30 x 41 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 54 + plates

$72.44

Selections from Speeches of Earl Russell 1817 to 1841 and from Despatches 1859 to 1865: (Complete 2 Volume Set)
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Selections from Speeches of Earl Russell 1817 to 1841 and from Despatches 1859 to 1865: (Complete 2 Volume Set)

By John Russell (1st Earl Russell)

London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1870. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Complete in two volumes. Full calf leather bindings by Henry Sotheran of London. Boards have double blind ruled border. Spines have five raised bands, black morocco title labels, red morocco volume labels and gilt decorated compartments. Blue speckled page edges. Light marking to boards, rear board of Vol I has some discolouration, rubbing to spine and board edges, very slight wear to ends of spines. Slight cracking to ends of joints but both volumes are very securely bound. Foxing to endpapers, very clean text throughout. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £15.25; Oceania £23.00; Rest of World £21.10. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 531; vi, 499

$131.71

Historical Studies of the English Parliament: Volume I, Origins to 1399
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Historical Studies of the English Parliament: Volume I, Origins to 1399

By E.B. Fryde / Edward Miller

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1970. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 23.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light marking to rear cover. Slight wear to ends of spine. Price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Red cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 387

$18.44

Six Essays on Johnson [SIGNED]
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Six Essays on Johnson [SIGNED]

By Walter Raleigh / [Nancy Astor]

Oxford: Clrendon Press, 1910. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5.75 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Signed by Author. Green buckram binding with marking to spine and board edges. Paper title label to spine (chipped and rubbed, fading to spine. Good solid binding, clean text throughout. Signed by Nancy Astor in pencil to the front free endpaper 'Nancy Astor, Cliveden'. Nancy Astor was the wife of Waldorf Astor who, in 1919, was elected as a Member of Parliament and became the first woman to sit as an MP in the House of Commons, she remained in office until 1945. An interesting association copy. . Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 184, [8] (ads)

$46.10

The Great Solemnity of the Coronation of a King and Queen: According to the Use of the Church of England with Notes and Excursuses, Liturgical, Historical and Descriptive
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The Great Solemnity of the Coronation of a King and Queen: According to the Use of the Church of England with Notes and Excursuses, Liturgical, Historical and Descriptive

By Douglas Macleane

London: George Allen and Company Ltd, 1911. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Red buckram binding with blind stamped decoration and gilt armorial to front board. Slight fading to spine, light bumping to ends of spine and corners. Top page edge gilt, marbled page edge, foxing to page edges, scattered foxing to text. Previous owner's name in pencil to half title page. Fully annotated order of service published to coincide with the Coronation of King George V. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 346

$31.61

Diplomatic Moves: Life in the Foreign Service [SIGNED]
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Diplomatic Moves: Life in the Foreign Service [SIGNED]

By Sally James

London: The Radcliffe Press, 1995. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear only, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Blue cloth binding. A few small mars to page edges, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Includes three hand written and signed letters from the author plus one hand written and signed letter from her husband Michael James. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvii, 237

$39.51

Roy Jenkins: A Well-Rounded Life
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Roy Jenkins: A Well-Rounded Life

By John Campbell

London: Jonathan Cape, 2014. 4th Impression . Near Fine/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Black cloth binding, excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £14.45; Oceania £21.10; Rest of World £19.70. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 818

$39.51

An Eightieth Year Tribute to Winston Churchill: Statesman, Historian, Sportsman, Soldier and Orator
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An Eightieth Year Tribute to Winston Churchill: Statesman, Historian, Sportsman, Soldier and Orator

By Bruce Ingram (Ed.)

London: The Illustrated London News, 1954. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 10.5 x 14.25 inches (27 x 37 cm). Red leatherette covers. First class condition throughout. Complete with the original delivery box. Comes with three magazines issued at the time of Churchill's funeral. Overall condition is Near Fine. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £15.05; Oceania £22.25; Rest of World £20.60. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 10.5 x 14.25 inches (27 x 37 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 68

$46.10

Letters of Horace Walpole: (2 volume set)
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Letters of Horace Walpole: (2 volume set)

By Charles Duke Yonge (Ed.) / Horace Walpole

London: Swan Sonnenschein and Co, 1891. Very Good. 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Complete two volume set. Blue cloth bindings. A little wear to ends of spine and corners of boards. Small stain to spine of volume 2. Internally both volumes are in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £15.25; Oceania £23.00; Rest of World £21.10. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxxi, 287 + ix, 322

$39.51

Petri Cunaei de Republica Hebraeorum Libri III, Editio Novissima: [The Hebrew Republic]
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Petri Cunaei de Republica Hebraeorum Libri III, Editio Novissima: [The Hebrew Republic]

By Petus Cunaeus [Peter van der Kun]

Amsterdam: Joannem Janssonium A Waesberge et Elizeum Weyerstraet, 1666. New Edition . Good. 2.25 x 4.5 inches (6 x 11.5 cm). Crudely rebound over the original boards with paper. Engraved title worn (with slight loss) to outside edge and lower corner. Wear and slight loss to outside margin of first few pages (no loss of text). Good solid binding. Latin text. Scarce early printing of The Hebrew Republic. Overall condition is Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 2.25 x 4.5 inches (6 x 11.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 16mo. Engraved title page, [30], 372 [Latin Language]

$131.71

Respublica, sive Status Regni Scotiae et Hiberniae. Diversorum Autorum.
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Respublica, sive Status Regni Scotiae et Hiberniae. Diversorum Autorum.

By Various Authors

Lugd Bat. (Lugduni Batavorum/Leiden): Ex Officina Elseviriorum [Elzevir Press), 1627. 1st Edition . Very Good. 2.25 x 4.25 inches (6 x 10.5 cm). Fine 18th Century mottled calf leather binding. Spine has four raised bands red morocco title label, gilt decorated compartments. Sewn bands and silk page marker. Marbled endpapers, speckled page edges. Good solid binding, slight cracking to joints, slight loss to foot of spine, board corners worn. Engraved title page, very clean text throughout. Latin text. First printing with final Summa Privilegii page dated 15 May, 1626. An attractive Elzevir Press edition, one of their 'Petites Republiques' series. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 2.25 x 4.25 inches (6 x 10.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 16mo. 280, [1]

$230.49

Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution
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Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution

By A.V. Dicey

London: Macmillan and Co, 1902. 6th Edition . Good. 6.25 x 9 inches (15.5 x 23 cm). Brown cloth binding. Light marking and rubbing to boards. Some worming to boards and first and last few pages (small holes only). Foxing to endpaper. Good solid binding. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Good. Size: 6.25 x 9 inches (15.5 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 533

$39.51

Behemoth; or an Epitome of the Civil Wars of England. From 1640 to 1660
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Behemoth; or an Epitome of the Civil Wars of England. From 1640 to 1660

By Thomas Hobs of Malmsbury (Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury)

London, 1679. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 3.75 x 6.25 inches (9.5 x 15.5 cm). Rare pirate edition of Hobbes follow up to Leviathan. Written in 1668 but supressed by King Charles II until Hobbes death in 1679. Several pirated editions were published in 1679 and 1680, despite the London imprint this edition was probably printed on the continent. In response to these editions the first authorised edition was published by William Crooke in 1682. An important contemporary work on the causes of the English Civil War. The early pirated editions are especially scarce. Full speckled calf binding, lacking pastedown endpapers, crease and notes (old shopping list!) in contemporary hand to front free endpaper. Final blank has some notes, names and the date 1701. Browning and foxing to pages, chipping to edges of front free endpaper. Good solid binding. ESTC: R9336. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 3.75 x 6.25 inches (9.5 x 15.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo [2], 214

$2634.20

The Works of That Great Monarch, and Glorious Martyr King Charles I.
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The Works of That Great Monarch, and Glorious Martyr King Charles I.

By Charles I, King of England

Leith: William Coke, 1766. 1st Edition Thus . Good Plus. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Complete in 2 volumes. Full calf leather binding, spine worn and chipped, lacking labels. Joints cracked but all boards are securely attached. Lacking rear free endpaper of volume I. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (John R. Anderson), clean text throughout, one page torn to outside edge. Fold-out allegorical frontis to each volume, both plates in excellent condition. Includes Eikon Basillike, The King's Letters, Papers and Speeches, and an account of his trial. ESTC: T70194 . Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo.394 + 361, [1] (ads)

$395.13

Discours De la Servitude Volontaire ou le Contre-Un [SIGNED]

By Etienne de la Boetie

Paris: Societe Litteraire de France, 1922. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good/Good. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Signed by Author. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Limited edition, one of 8 copies printed for members of the Societe Litteraire de France. Signed by Jean Variot. Rare. Unbound as issued. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 59

$59.27

Diana. The Last Year [SIGNED]
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Diana. The Last Year [SIGNED]

By Donald Spoto

New York: Harmony Books, 1997. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 6 x 9.25 inches (15 x 23.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Very slight crease to top edge, unclipped. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Bump to head of spine, otherwise excellent. From the library of renowned theatrical agent Laurence Evans. Inscribed and signed by the author to half title page for Evans and his wife Mary. The couple are also thanked in the acknowledgments. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6 x 9.25 inches (15 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 220

$46.10

Dynasty: The Turbulent Saga of the Royal Family from Victoria to Diana [SIGNED]
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Dynasty: The Turbulent Saga of the Royal Family from Victoria to Diana [SIGNED]

By Donald Spoto

London: Simon and Schuster, 1995. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: A couple of spots to page edges, light crease to spine. From the library of renowned theatrical agent Laurence Evans. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author to title page for Evans and his wife Mary. This book is also dedicated to the Evans, and in the acknowledgments Spoto recounts how they assisted him when writing his 1991 biography of Laurence Olivier (we also have Evans' copy of this biography for sale.) An interesting association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 474

$59.27

Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius
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Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius

By Niccolo Machiavelli / Ninian Hill Thomson (Trans.)

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. Ltd, 1883. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.75 x 8 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Green cloth binding, page edges untrimmed, foxing and tanning to endpapers, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Light foxing to page edges, half title page and title page, occasional spotting to text. Some margin markings and notes in light pencil. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 5.75 x 8 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 487

$263.42

An Honourable Deception? New Labour, Iraq, and the Misuse of Power [SIGNED]
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An Honourable Deception? New Labour, Iraq, and the Misuse of Power [SIGNED]

By Clare Short

London: Free Press, 2004. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (15.5 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: First impression. Signed by the author to title page: Best wishes to Sarah, Clare Short MP. Foxing to top page edge, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (15.5 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 294

$25.02

Momentum: The Struggle for Peace, Politics and the People [SIGNED]
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Momentum: The Struggle for Peace, Politics and the People [SIGNED]

By Mo Mowlam

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2002. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First impression. Signed by the author (with dedication) to title page: To John and Annie. 'All the best, love Mo'. Browning and light foxing to page edges, slight bumping to lower corners of boards. Slight damage to a few of the plates where the facing pages were partially stuck together. . Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xviii, 398

$21.07

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