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ewport- Bennion, Horne, Smallman and Co. Limited, 1899 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce history of Lilleshall and Lilleshall Abbey. With a folding plan of Lilleshall Abbey, an Augustinian abbeynearTelford in Shropshire, founded between 1145 and 1148. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, smart with just some light bumping to extremities. Spotting to endpapers. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages bright with some scattered spots. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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London -G. and W. B. Whittaker, 1823 Book. Good. Hardcover. C. Corn. Taciti Opera: Recognovit, Emendavit, Supplementis Explevit, Notis, Dissertationibus, illustravit Gabriel Brotieredited by Abrahamo Joanne Valpy. The first two volumes of four. In Latin. A new edition. PubliusCornelius Tacitus (cAD 56 - 117) was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire. The surviving portions of his two major work - the Annals and the Historieswhichexamine the reigns of the Roman Emperors Tiberius, Claudius, Nero, and those who reigned in the Year of the Four Emperors (AD 69). These two works span the history of the Roman Empire from the death of Augustus in AD 14 to the years of the First Jewish - Roman War in AD 70. There are substantial lacunae in the surviving texts, including a gap in the Annals that is four books long. Condition: Rebacked in calf preserving marbled paper covered boards and some original calf. Externally, sound but with slight wear to extremities, rubbing and marks to boards. Internally, generally f ... Read more

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urich- Sumptibus Orellii, Fuesslini et Sociorum, 1846 Book. Good. Hardcover. The works of Cornelius Tacitus. Two volumes in one. In Latin. Tacitus was a senator and historian of the Roman Empire considered one of the greatest Roman historian, known for the brevity of his prose and his insights into politics. Condition: In a half calf binding. Externally, sound with rubbing to boards, spines and extremities. Slight loss to the head of the spine and to the spine label. Joints starting. Ex library to front free-endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages spotted throughout. Library ink stamp to title page for volume I. Ink signature to title page of volume I. Overall: GOOD.

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C. Day-Lewis

Geoffrey Handley-Taylor and Timothy D'Arch Smith

  • Edition: First edition.
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London - St. James Press, 1968 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First edition.. A first edition of C. Day-Lewis The Poet Laureate: A Bibliography. Signed by Geoffrey Handley-Taylor. With a letter of introduction by W. H. Auden. Condition: In a blue cloth binding withgilt lettering to spine and an unclipped dustwrapper. Externally very smart with light bumping. Dustwrapper smart with some sunning to spine. Internally binding is tender. Pages very bright and clean pages throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD with a GOOD dustwrapper..

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C. E. Montague

Oliver Elton

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London- Chatto and Windus, 1929 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. C. E. Montague A Memoir by Oliver Elton, illustrated with eight black and white plates. First edition. Charles Edward Montague(1867 - 1928) was an English journalist, known also as a writer of novels and essays. Oliver Elton (1861 - 1945) was an English literary scholar whose works include A Survey of English Literature (1730 - 1880) in six volumes, criticism, biography, and translations from several languages including Icelandic and Russian. With bookseller's label to rear pastedown. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities, rubbing and occasional marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean but with spotting to text block edges and slight foxing to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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Lipsiae/Leipzig- C Tauchnitii/Tauchnitz, 1889 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A pocket-sized edition ofthe works of Horace. In Latin,edited by Car. Herm. Weise. This volumecontainsHorace's odes, his satires and his epistolary poems. Horace was the leading lyric poet during the time of Augustus. He crafted the hexameter verse and caustic iambic poetry. He is often considered as the world's first autobiographer as his writings tell alot of his life, his character, his development and way of life than any other poet. Condition: In a full vellum binding with gilt stamping detail to spine. Externally, very smart with some marks to boards. Prior owners' ink signature to recto of front endpaper, J D Daggett and to title page, A H Unwin, Florence 1896. Internally, generally firmly bound though strained in places. Pages are slightly age toned to edges with scattered spots throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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C Is For Corpse

Sue Grafton

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ont> Henry Holt and Company : New York, 1986 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition, first impression of Sue Grafton's award-winning third book in her 'alphabet series'. This first edition, first impression of celebrated crime and mystery author Sue Grafton's Anthony Award winning novel 'C Is For Corpse' is the third book in her 'alphabet series' following the hero of those novels, private investigator Kinsey Millhone, as she attempts to solve the attempted murder of a victim now struck with amnesia and fearing for their life. Grafton achieved great success with her mystery writing, reminiscent of hard-boiled detective fiction, winning several Anthony Awards and a Cartier Dagger from the British Crime Writers' Association in 2004 honouring a lifetime achievement. First edition, first impression with complete number line. In unclipped dustwrapper. An exciting and thrilling mystery, Grafton's 'C Is For Corpse' exemplifies her command of the ... Read more

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C. Julii Caesaris: Commentarii

Frans van Oudendorp

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London - In Aedibus Valpianis, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated early nineteenth century edition of Julius Caesar's history, edited by van Oudendorp. Bound in half-leather with gilt lettering and marbled paper-covered boards. In Latin with Latin footnotes throughout. With nine in-text illustrations. Includesthree fold-out maps showing Europe, France, and Spain. Frans van Oudendorp, (1696-1761), was a classical scholar. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mild rubbing and edge wear, with some marks to the spine. Internally the pages are generally clean with occasional light foxingand very mild browning. Overall the condition is very good..

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Paris - Chez Fuchs Libraire, 1802 Book. Fair. Hardcover. 1st Edition. A very scarce first French edition of this book on translations. Including translations from Dutch, German, Danish and Swedish, this book is an excellent example of the study of Northern European languages. Condition: In the original paper boards. Externally sound, there is significant loss to the boards and backstrip, as well as chipping, rubbing and closed tears. Internally, the binding is tender, but holding and there is water damage throughout. The text remains clear. Overall: FAIRIf you want to keep an eye on what is coming up, just add us to yourfavourites list!.

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Derby - Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1922 Book. Good. Hardcover. A collection of nineteen articles by Henry Kirk MA. , BCL. , dating from 1891 to 1922, the majority from the Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society's Journal. With a number of illustrations and photographic plates. Henry Kirke was a former sheriff of Demerara, Guyana, and wrote extensively on the local economic history of both Demerara and Derbyshire. The articles in this book cover such subjects as the trial of a Derbypriest, George Busby, in 1691; Peveril Castle and minor Derbyshire poets. There are also two articles on Guyanan subjects: the town of Bartica and the Lamaha Canal. With binder's label to front pastedown andbinder's stamp to front freeendpaper; B H Blackwell Ltd. , Oxford. Hand-drawn title page. Articles bound together with original cardcovers. Condition: Expertly halfbound in red calf with maroon boards and marbled endpapers. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in place ... Read more

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The Cabinet Cyclopaedia

the Rev Dionysius Lardner

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- London - Longman, Rees, Orme et al, 1830 Book. Good. Hardcover. An incompleteset of The Cabinet Cyclopaedia by the Rev Dionysius Lardner. Assisted by Eminent Literary and Scientific Men. Six of the complete eight volumes. The set consists of Geography, Cities and Principal Towns of the WorldVol I, History, Spain and Portugal Vol II, History, Spain and Portugal Vol III, History, Spain and Portugal Vol IV, History, Europe During The Middle Ages Vol I and History, The Western World Vol I The United States. With numerous black and white illustrations. During the first quarter of the 19th century, self-improvement literature became an important portion of the book market: it was the age of the 'Family Library' edition. Dionysius Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopaedia, published between 1829 and 1846, was one of the most successful of these enterprises, which also included John Murray's Family Library and the publications of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. The advertisements for the Cycl ... Read more

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The Cabinet Cyclopaedia

the Rev. Dionysius Lardner and Assisted by Eminent Literary and Scientific Men

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nbsp;1838 - London- Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, John Taylor, 1830 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. An Eight Volume set ofLardner's Cabinet Cyclopaedia. Bound in the original publisher's binding. This set includesScotland by Sir Walter Scott, Optics by David Brewster, Botany by Rev. J. S. Henslow, andThe Netherlands by Thomas Colley Grattan. Maritime and Inland Discovery, Scotland, Manufactures in Metal and The Netherlands arefirst editions. With a R. Bailey & Co. Bookseller's label on the front pastedown of Scott's Scotland. Dionysius Lardner, 1793 1859, was an Irish scientific writer who popularised science and technology, and edited the 133-volume Cabinet Cyclopedia. Lardner entered Trinity College, Dublin in 1812, and obtained a B. A. in 1817 and an M. A. in 1819. Whilst in Dublin, Lardner began to write and lecture on scientific and mathematical matters, and to contribute articles for publication by the Irish Academy. In 1828 Lardner was elected professor of ... Read more

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Publisher unknown, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of illustrated views around Oban in Scotland. Including the Dogstone and Dunollie Castle, Connel Ferry and Dunstaffnage Castle. This book was issued in concertina form but this copy has been neatly bound. Condition: In a cloth covered binding. Externally, sound with shelfwear and slight marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Closed tear to foredge of one page. Bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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The Cabinet of the Arts

English Artists

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ondon, 1799 Book. Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of engravings by English artists. Contains 88 plates of engravings which include topographical views, portraits, emblematic scenes and reproductions of the engraved title pages of other publications. An interesting, if eclectic, collection of 18th century engravings and reproductions. An unusual work. Copac lists a copy held at the British Library, and copies also held at Yale university. All copies have different numbers of plates and the details of plates vary. The work appears to be a collection of plates chosen by the purchaser, intended to display the mastery of English engraving. LIkely the publisher produced a standard set of plates to which the purchaser could add their own choices. With the bookplate of Robert J HayhurstThe title page reads 'from original designs by Stothard, Burney, Harding, Corbould, Van Assen, Potter, Cosway, Paul Sandby, Mather Brown, Catton &C'. In this copy, some of these names have been underlined in early ink, ... Read more

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ondon- William Darton, 1823 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. A scarce edition of this collection of portraits of noted historical figures. With 64 plates including portraits of Sir Isaac Newton, Sir William Raleigh and William Shakespeare. Condition: In a half calf binding. Externally, smart with some very slightbumping. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally bright and clean with occasional scattered spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, 1830 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charming guide to cabinet-making by G. A. Siddons, containing detailed instructions andexplanations of terms used in the trade. This is the Fifth edition of this work. Contains a frontispiece and four engraved plates. Also contains twelve pages of publisher's advertisements to back, though last page is missing. Condition: In a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed with marks to boards. Front hinge has failed. Internally, binding is tender. Pages are generally bright with some spotting. Smallbookseller's labelto front pastedown. Overall GOOD ONLY..

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ont> Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown : London, 1812 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An interesting analysis of the calendar, looking at the different saint's day, historic days, and royal births and coronations. Complete in two volumes. John Brady's look at the history of significant days of the year, including saints days, days of coronation and royal births, and historic dates, such as the day of the Great Fire of London in 1666. This includes a history on Saint Barnabas, Saint Alban, Saint John the Baptist, and Saint Peter. Also included is the coronation of King George III, the birthday of the Prince of Wales, and a note of the longest day of the year. Brady was a clerk who also wrote 'The Credulity of our Forefathers' and 'Varieties of Literature'. With seven plates to Volume I. With an errata to Volume I. Book plate to the front pastedowns, 'Samuel R. Block'. Bookseller label to the bottom of the front pastedowns, 'B. H. Blackwell LTD Booksellers, 48-51 Broad Str ... Read more

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ont> Muirhead's : London, 1918 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A very scarce first edition of this guide to London, illustrated with eight coloured folding maps. A very scarce work. The first edition of this work. This work is a concise plan and guide of London in 1918. The maps and plans show London as it was in 1918, looking at the underground, omnibuses, and tramways, as well as including a detailed street index. The work contains eight coloured folding maps. One of the Blue Guides series, a series of detailed travel guidebooks that was founded in 1918 with the publication of 'London and its Environs'. With a slip bound to the front board. Condition: In the original publisher's paper wrappers. Externally, smart. Light discolouration to the edges. A very little marking to the rear wrap. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall Condition: Fine.

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Cactaceae

W. Taylor Marshall and Thor Methuen Bock

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W. Taylor Marshall and Thor Methuen Bock, 1941 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. A smart copy of this examination of cacti. Illustrated throughout with many photographs and diagrams. Arranged and published by Scott E. Hasleton. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, smart, with just some slight bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to front endpaper. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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The Cactus Land

Rhona Stern

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: GOOD in a GOOD O
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London - Michael Joseph, 1964 Book. GOOD in a GOOD O. Hardcover. 1st Edition. The first UK edition of this touching novel set in South Africa from Rhona Stern. With an ink inscription from the author to, 'Lois and Hugh' to the title page, and a loosely-inserted letter from the author addressed to the same. Condition: In a black cloth binding with clipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart, with just some slight bumping. Dustwrapper has some loss, an ink signature to the rear, and some foxing. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to front pastedown, along with bookseller's label. Pages are bright, though with the occasional instance of foxing. Overall: GOOD in a GOOD ONLY dustwrapper..

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