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  • Edition: First edition.
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ont>, 1905 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition, two volume set of work of naval history by Captain A. T. Mahan, exploring the role of the sea and ships in the War of 1812. First edition. Complete in two volumes. Written by Alfred Thayer Mahan the U. S. naval officer and historian. He reached international fame on the publication of his works exploring the influence of 'sea power' throughout history. Writing confidently and passionately about the navy and maritime history, Mahan personal experience as a naval Captain undoubted informs his work. This work explores the role of the sea and ships in the War of 1812. Profusely illustrated throughout the two volumes with both portraits and maps. With 11 plates to volume I, alongside 6 maps, with 4 of those being folding plates. There are a further 16 plate to volume II, and 19 maps and battle plans, with 1 being a folding plate. Folding plates across the two volumes are in excellent condition. Collate complete. Condition: In the pu ... Read more

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The Life of Nelson

Captain A. T. Mahan

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Boston - Little, Brown, And Company, 1899 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An account of Nelson's life and battles. With a portrait frontispiece and a number of plates throughout. The volume also has four pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear. Alfred Thayer Mahan (September 27, 1840 December 1, 1914) was a United States Navy admiral, geostrategist, and historian, who has been called the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century. His concept of sea power was based on the idea that countries with greater naval power will have greater worldwide impact. Condition: In a green cloth binding with gilt title detailing to spine. Externally, generally smart but lightly rubbed in places with some marks. There is bumping to the extremities and marks to the spine. Front hinge is strained. Internally,generally firmly bound although strainedto page 481. Pages are bright and clean with only very slight age toning, with a little spotting and a few handling marks to the endpapers. There is a pre ... Read more

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Hull - F. Youngson, 1912 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. A hugely informative dictionary of recipes for the use of all people in every department of human endeavour. Scarce English edition. With over three-thousand recipes, and house-hold secrets that include for making invisible ink, a curling fluid for a persons hair, Almond Milk, different colour paints, and cement. Condition: In original cloth binding. Externally, lightly rubbed and with slight marks. Some shelfwear to the spine. Both hinges have failed. Internally, firmly bound with lightly age toned pages and the odd spot. Small repairs to the title page. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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London - Bradbury, Agnew and Co., 1899 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A humorous work on numerous coats of arms. Unpaginated, 65 leaves in total with 29 comic coats of arms. Eachcoat of arms has a description and motto. Written andillustrated by Edward Tennyson Reed, the British cartoonist. His work was first published byPunch Magazine and he was a permanent cartoonist ofthe publication. Thiswork was also publishedas a supplementaryPunch volume. Condition: In a full vellum binding with red title to front board. Externally, generally smart with a small amount of rubbing to the extremities. Boards are age toned with several handling marks. Prior owner's ink signature to recto of front endpaper dated 11/3/76. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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The Treasury of Sacred Song

Francis T Palgrave

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Oxford - Clarendon Press, 1889 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. A collection of poetry with introduction and notes by Francis T Palgrave. In original gilt stamped quarter vellum binding. With the works of several esteemed poets such as John Donne, Thomas Ken, Joseph Beaumont, John Keble and Alfred Lord Tennyson. Francis Turner Palgrave was a British critic, anthologist and poet. His critical work was by far more highly esteemed compared to his poetry. Condition: In original quarter vellum binding with red cloth covered boards. Externally, very smart. The cloth to the boardshas fadedslightly. GuildhallLibrary, London bookplate to front pastedown. Institutional stamp to pastedown, title page and several pages throughout. Doesn't affect text. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with the odd spotthroughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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London - Printed by John Streater, James Flesher and Henry Twyford, Assigns of Richart Atkyns and Edw. Atkyns, 1666 Book. Hardcover. An interesting seventeenth century Law Work. The ESTC entry for this work(R184824) attributes authorship to 'GT'. This work is incomplete as it lacks one leaf. Collated, Lacking the final blank as well as leafL4 (Pages 151-152). The running title to this work is 'The Compleat Attorney'. To frontblank there is a contemporarynoteby one Tho Hawkins regarding how to make ink. Tho Hawkins and C Hawkinsnames are signed to thetitle page. Full title of this work is 'The practick part of the law: shewing the office of an attorney, in the Courts of Kings Bench, Common-Pleas, and Pleas in the Exchequer, and the manner of their proceedings in any action reall, personall, or mixt, (from the originall, to the execution) in all courts; with the exact fees of all officers and ministers of the courts. Together with speciall intructions for the sollicitation of any cause in ch ... Read more

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Picturesque Europe

T.G Bonney, Oscar Browning, etc

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London - Cassell and Company, 1900 Book. Good. Hardcover. A scarce thirty-two parts,five volumecollection of Nineteenth Century travel writing, with illustrations throughout and an index. Dealing with Great Britain, Ireland and more far reaching areas of Continetal Europe, the work here is from a era in which tourism outside one's own country was rare, especially for average Britons; the accesible and informative writing in Picturesque Europe did well for its contemporary audiences in evoking the atmosphere and scenery of the countries and areas that it concerned itself with. Similarly, given the absence of available, portable or practicalphotographic equipment, the detailed andattractive illustrations (by'the most eminent artists', in thepublisher'sown words)portray their subjects extremely well, be they the turrets of Windsor Castle or comparitively exotic locations such as Mount Etna or the Volga. Complete in all five volumes, though missing the case for Volume IV. Condition: In thirty two ... Read more

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Belgium

George W. T. Omond

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ont> A & C Black : London, 1908 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. The first edition of this illustrated look at the history and scenes of Belgium, illustrated in colour throughout by Amedee Forestier. The true first edition of this work. The true first has a black shield to the title page, whereas the reprints had red shields. An in-depth look into the sights and history of Belgium. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, seventy-six colour plates, and one folding map. Written by George W. T. Omond. Omond was a historian who wrote a number of books on history, including 'Bruges and West Flanders', 'The Law of the Sea', 'The Merchant Shipping Acts', and more. Illustrated by Amedee Forestier. Forestier specialised in drawing landscapes and historical scenes. Collated, complee. Condition: In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. A little fading to the boards and spines. Minor marks to the rear board. Very light bumping to the head and tail of the ... Read more

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  • Edition: First edition.
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ont> Electric Press : Reading, 1924 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A lovely example of this illustrated work looking at monumental brasses in Berkshire written by an authority of the subject. The first edition. This work was produced and dedicated to the president and members of the Berkshire Archaeological and Architectural Society. To the introduction, Morley writes that 'I have endeavoured to give a complete list of the Monumental Brasses, laid down previous to the 18th Century, and which now remain in the Royal County of Berkshire'. The foreword, written by Rev P H Ditchfield, notes that 'the author is to be congratulated in having accomplished a task that is no light one'. Monumental brass is a form of engraved sepulchral memorial which began to be a more popular form in the early 13th century. With the errata slip tipped in, as called for. With a tipped in frontispiece and numerous in-text illustrations. An interesting historical look at brasses. Condition: In a publisher ... Read more

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The Pious Minstrel

J T (Editor)

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London - Charles Tilt, 1831 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. An anthology of religious poetry. The first edition of this work. The editor is noted to the title page as 'J. T'. Otherwise, little is known about them. With a frontispiece of Robert Pollok, a Scottish poet who has several poems to this work, and an engraved title page as well. With the contents bound at the rear and index bound to the front. Condition: In a full morocco binding. Externally, generally smart with rubbing to the head and tail of spine and to the extremities. Rubbing is heaviest to the head and tail of spine, with a few light patches to the joints and spine. Prior owner's inscription dated 1832 to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright. Tidemark to the frontispiece and engraved title page at the bottom corner. Spots to the first and last few pages and the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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ew York- D. Van Nostrand Company, 1893 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. This is an illustrated edition of this practical text of hydraulic engineering. This text, the eleventh edition,coversvarious topics relating to water works including storage, distribution and construction of water-works. This edition features numerous tables and illustrations relating to these topics. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally rubbed with loss to head and tail of spine. Joints tender but still reasonably firm. Some marks to boards. Booksellers label to front pastedown. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages generally bright with some spotting and handling marks. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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Dartmoor

N T Carrington

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ondon- Hatchard and Son, 1826 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. An illustrated first edition of this narrative poem. With twelve etched plates. With a half title and with the subscribers list and publisher's advertisment to the rear. With fascinating marginalia throughout by Charles H Croxford c1900. Noel Thomas Carrington (Also Nicholas Toms Carrington) was an English schoolmaster and poet. This narrative poem is an important topographical work with extensive notes and a prefaceby W Burt Esq, secretary of the chamber of commerce Plymouth. Condition: In a half calf binding withgauffered gilt foredge. Externally, sound with rubbing particularly to extremities. Front joint starting but still reasonably firm. Front hinge strained but still firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally bright with occasional spots and marginalia throughout. Some offsettingat plates. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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Washington - Government Printing Office., 1891 Book. GOOD ONLY due to. Hardcover. An informative study on Aboriginal Skin Dressing. This work is an excerpt from the Smithsonian Institution report of the National Museum 1888-9With numerous plates to the rear. Written by the curator of the Department of Ethnology, Otis T Mason. Mason based this study on material available in the U. S National Museum. Condition: In original paper wraps. Rear wrap is detached and not present. Externally, sound with chips to the extremities and spine. Front wrap is age toned with several spots. Loss at the head and tail of spine. Shelf numbers written to the front wrap from institutional library. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with the odd spots throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY due to externals..

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[Washington] - [Smithsonian Institution], 1889 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. An article from the Smithsonian Annual Report of 1887. Lacking title page, publication details taken from Copac. Lackingthirteen pages, this text is supposed to have pages 161-235pp and in fact only has 161-212pp. With several illustrations throughout. Written by Otis Tufton Mason, an American ethnologist andcurator of the Smithsonian Institution. Condition: Disbound. Externally, generally smart with age toning to edges and several chips to extremities. Loss to the first leaf at edges, not affecting text. Binding is weak and failing in places. Rear few leaves have detached with further leavestodetach with handling. Pages are age toned to edges with light scattered spots throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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Salisbury andLondon - Brown and Co, Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1869 Book. Good. Hardcover. An artistic exploration into the legend of christian art, with particular focus on Salisbury Cathedral. Featuring a tipped in photogravure of the west front of Salisbury Cathedral, to the frontis. Written by the Minor Canon of Salisbury, Reverend H. T. Armfield. Condition: In original cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine and front board. Externally, sound, with very light rubbing and shelfwear to the spine. Both hinges are very slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, bright and generally clean, with light spotting to endpapers and title page. Ink inscription to the title page. Overall: GOOD..

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The Life of Penitence

Rev. T. T. Carter

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ONT>, 1866 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. First edition.. A scarce first edition of this collection of religious lectures. With an extensive publisher's catalogue to rear. Condition: In a cloth covered binding. Externally, worn with splitting to joints and loss to and listing of cloth of backstrip. Slight chipping to and lifting of paper label to front board. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bookseller's blind stamp and ink inscription to front free endpaper. Generally bright and clean. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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S T Coleridge, 1836 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1836 Two volumes bound as one in a half calf binding. With an armorial bookplate to the front pastedown, with the motto 'Sapienter si Sincere'. Collated, complete. Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, literary critic and philosopher. He founded the Romantic movement along with his friend William Wordsworth. He is best known for his poems 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and 'Kubla Kahn' as well as his influential critical works. A smart copy of Coleridge's letters. From the library of Jonathan Fletcher Wordsworth, critic and scholar, and descendant of William Wordsworth. Condition: In a half calf binding with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with rubbing to the extremities and to the joints. Light patches to the front board. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Prior owners' pencil notations to the front endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to the edges, as is common with this pa ... Read more

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  • Edition: First edition.
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Madrid - Hidalguia, 1960 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First edition.. A handsomely bound work on the legislation pertaining to titles and nobilityin Spain. In the original Spanish. Written by Manuel Taboada Roca (1905-2007), a Gallacian lawyer and the brother of the Count of Borraxeiros. First edition. Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt detail to spine. Externally, smart with just a few small scuffs to boards and light wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages perfect, very bright and clean throughout. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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ont> Not Stated : Not Stated, 1753 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce copy of this humorous play focussing on April Fools Day, written by Toussiant-Gaspard Taconet. A very scarce work. In the original French. 'Le Poisson d'Avril' is a satirical farce play, about a parade by the Vaudevilles one April Fools Day. It is a humorous play, interspersed with some poetry given by characters throughout. Written by Toussaint-Gaspard Taconet, though this volume doesn't attribute any author. Taconet was a French comic author, who published and presented many farces and comedies throughout his career. He was also the main character in many of Jean-Baptiste Nicolet's plays. Condition: Rebound in marbled paper wrappers. Externally, generally smart. Light edgewear to the extremities. A little light discoloration to the wraps. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age-toned with only the odd spot. Overall Condition: Very Good Ind ... Read more

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Raccolta di Prose Italiane

Girolamo Tagliazucchi

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09 - Milano - Dalla Societa Tipografica de' Classici Italiani, 1808 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A Collection of Italian prose with a discourse from Tagliazucchi on teaching children. Uniformly bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Complete in Three Volumes. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. The front board of volume 1 is detached. The hinges are just starting. There is mild wear to the extremities, including mild rubbing. The spine leather of volume 1 is coming away. The smaller spine labels are missing, except volume 1. Internally the pages are bright with occasional scattered spots. Overall the condition is very good, excepting volume 1 which is good only, with a very good interior..

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