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The Jungle Book by Kipling Rudyard

London: Macmillan, 1894. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Kipling; Drake; Frenzeny. Original blue pictorial cloth with faded gilt decoration on front and spine. All edges gilt. First Edition Second Printing. 212pp, illustrated by John Lockwood Kipling (H...

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£650.00


The Private Life of the Romans by D\'Arnay, M

Edinburgh: Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1761. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Edinburgh: Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1761. First edition. Good. First edition translated from the French by D'Arnay. Approx. 6.75 by 4.25'', v + 378pp. Full leather with gilt titles o...

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£195.00


Ancient Egyptian Texts of the Earliest Period From the Coffin of Amamu in the British Museum by Birch, Samuel

By Order of the Trustees, London, 1886. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. By Order of the Trustees, London, 1886. 1st Edition . Good. Elephant folio, approx. 27.5'' by 20''. Original paper covered boards with blue cloth spine & paper label on front. She...

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£825.00


A Treatise of Musick, Containing the Principles of Composition. Wherein the Several Parts Thereof Are Fully Explained, and Made Useful by Rameau

1752. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 1752 1st Edition Hardcover Good/No Jacket A presumed 1st edition of this rare text Library rebound in dark blue cloth over board with gilt titles 176pp plus 2pp errata 'Translated into English from the o...

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£650.00


Paradise Lost, A Poem by Milton, John

Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, Printers to the University, Glasgow, 1770. Hardcover. Poor. Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, Printers to the University, Glasgow, 1770. Poor. Approx. 13'' by 8.25''. Full leather binding, spine with raised ban...

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£450.00


Royal Naval Biography; or Memoirs of the Services of the all the Flag Officers, Superannuated Rear-Admirals, Retired Captains, Post-Captains, and Commanders by Marshall John

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823. First edition. Very Good. First editions. Complete in 12 volumes. 'Illustrated by a Series of Historical an...

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£1,500.00


Trilby by Du Maurier George

London: Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 1894. First edition. Hardcover. Good +. 8vo, complete in 3 volumes. Original tan cloth boards with blue - green titles and decoration on front. Corners bumped and some minor edge wear. Some cracking of inner hinges, sli...

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£270.00


Facsimiles of National Manuscripts of Scotland selected under the direction of . Sir William Gibson Craig . photozincographed by command of Her Majesty Queen Victoria by Colonel Sir Henry James. Complete in 3 Parts by Henry James

Published by The Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, Ordnance Survey Office, 1867. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fair. Published by The Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, Ordnance Survey Office, 1867. 1st Edition . Fair. Complete in...

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£780.00


SOME REMINISCENCES AND THE BAGPIPE by Duncan Fraser, Alexander

Edinburgh: Wm. J. Hay, John Knox's House,Edinburgh, 1907. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. Wm. J. Hay, John Knox's House,Edinburgh, 1907. 1st Edition . Good. First Edition. Royal 8vo. 432pp. Colour frontis, 35 half-tone plates. Gilt stamped blue cloth ...

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£250.00


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