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Japanese Paintings. Flowers and Birds by KATEI, Taki

Hakubunsha, Tokyo, 1887. Printed title-page, 12 finely coloured woodblocks, folding in concetina format into original hessian covered boards a little frayed at the edges. Size of the prints : 32 x 23.5 cms. Prints in lovely fresh condition. Taki Katei ......

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' Mongst Mines and Miners; or Underground Scenes By Flash-Light : a Series of Photographs, with Explanatory Letterpress, Illustrating Methods of Working in Cornish Mines by BURROW, J. C & THOMAS, William

London & Camborne, 1893. vi; (7) - 32 pages. Folding sectional plan of Dolcoath Main Lode, 29 photographic plates. Original red cloth decorative lettering in gilt, and some point the lower corner of the book has been exposed to damp conditions, the en...

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Dartmoor Pictorial Records by BURNARD, Robert

Plymouth: Privately Printed : W. Brendon & Son,, 1890. FOUR VOLUME SET. 56; 60; 74; 84 pages. 69 photographic plates, from negatives by the Author, illustrations, plans, etc in the text. Floral endpapers. Neat contemporary ownership inscription. Orig...

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Cornwall. by PINE, John

John Pine, 1739. A highly decorative and finely engraved plate, set within and printed in blue are two separately engraved maps (of a set of 12) which shows the Spanish Armada passing through the Western part of the English Channel South of the Scilly Isl...

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A New British Atlas; Comprising a Series of 54 Maps, Constructed from the Most Recent Surveys and Engraved By Sidney Hall by HALL, Sidney

(London): Chapman & Hall, 1834. Title (neatly repaired), list of maps, 46 hand coloured maps inc. 4 double-page, all with accompanied letterpress. Morocco backed cloth covers with the title in gilt on the upper board. Beautiful original full wash hand...

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The Natural History of Cornwall. The Air, Climate, Waters, Rivers, Lakes, Sea and Tides; of the Stones, Semimetals, Metals, Tin, and the Manner of Mining; the Constitution of the Stannaries; Iron, Copper, Silver, Lead, and Gold, Found in Cornwall. ... by BORLASE, William

Oxford: Printed for the Author; by W. Jackson, 1758. xix; 326; (i)(errata)(i)(directions to the binder) pages. Large folding county map, 28 full-page copper engraved plates. Minor worming to fore-margin to the middle section of the book. Recently tasteful...

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Direzioni A' Giovani Studenti nel Disegno dell' Architettura Civile, Nell' Accademia Clementina dell' Instituto delle Scienze . Divise in cinque parti Tomo Primo . by GALLI BIBIENA, Ferdinando

Bologna, 1731. (xii); 168 pages + imprimatur leaf. 75 engraved plates : plates 70-75 are bound before plates 60-69 (as sometimes is the case) making a correct total of 75 plates. The first plate torn without loss, a few pages with a small knick in the top...

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Enchiridion Physicae Restitutae. In Quo Verus Naturae Concentus Exponitur, plurimique Antiquae Philosophiae Errores ... Dilucide Aperiuntur. Tractatus Alter Inscriptus. Arcanum Hermeticae .... Quarta Editio Emendata & Aucta by ESPAGNET, Jean d'

Rouen: Berthelin, 1647. Two books bound in one (with separate title-pages). 198; 199-303 pages. Contemporary stained limp vellum, ink title on spine. Rosenthal 277; Duveen 196; Ferguson 1, 248. Jean d' Espagnet hides his name under imperfect anagrams ...

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The Floral Cabinet, and Magazine of Exotic Botany by KNOWLES, G.B & WESTCOTT, Frederic

(London): William Smith, 1837. Two volumes. viii; 94; (x); iv; 188 pages. Two printed title-pages, additional hand coloured pictorial title, 90 HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPHS, some spotting and foxing mainly fairly light. Bookplates. Contemporary dark green ha...

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[Hribeglias (?), Gregory]. Benedictina 1V Oct. Nov. Dec. by MANUSCRIPT HYMN BOOK

The fourth manuscript volume of a set of Benedictine hymn books relative to saints primarily in the Western European church, with emphasis on Germany and Britain. The text incorporates hymns for every portion of a saint's day and mainly in rhyme with ...

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The History of Devonshire by POLWHELE, Richard

Exeter: Printed by Trewman and Son 1797-1806, 1797. 1797-1806. Three volumes bound in one. xii; 329;(i); (iv); ii; (ii); (1)-46; (i)-247; (iii); (247)-504; (i)(corrections) pages. Engraved map by John Cary, 24 full-page copper engraved plates. Contemporar...

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SHAFTESBURY CONTROVERSY . A bound collection of seven works published or by John Rutter with Shaftesbury imprints by RUTTER, John

Shaftesbury: John Rutter 1. Sawyer versus Rutter. A Plain Narration of Shastonian Occurrences, without comment. 1826-7. (iv); iv; (3)-90; (ii); (7)-20 pp. SIGNED BY JOHN RUTTER. 2. The Shastonian Occasional Periodical Publication. 1826. (iv); (iv); (5)-82...

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Discovery of Lakes Rudolf and Stefanie a Narrative of Count Samuel Teleki's Exploring and Hunting Expedition in Eastern Equatorial Africa in 1887 & 1888. by HOHNEL, Lieut. Ludwig Von

(London): Longmans, Green & Co, 1894. Two volumes. xx; 435; xii; 397 pages. Portrait frontispiece, 2 large folding maps, illustrated throughout including full-page. Some minor foxing. Neat ownership inscription in upper margin of the half-title.Slight...

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English Topography : or, a Series of Historical and Statistical Descriptions of the Several Counties of England and Wales by NIGHTINGALE, Joseph

(London): Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1816. 46 maps hand coloured in outline, 21 ADDITIONAL TOWN PLANS with vignette views, each mostly drawn by George Cole, engraved by John Roper; with accompanying letterpress descriptions. Final map [Radnorshire] soiled...

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A Literary and Pictorial Archive by ARNALD, George ... ( 1763 -1841 ) English Painter and Illustrator

The archive collection comprises : four signed letters dated from the early part of the 19th century, addressed to Arnald from fellow artists discussing various aspects of their work, etc. They are R. Livesay, Robert Sherebourne, Sir David Wilkie, James G...

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