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A Modern, Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography by Rev. Thomas Bankes

London: C.Cooke, 1793. Undated circa 1793. The content based on information received up until 1793. 6+990pp+2 - 88 plates, 22 maps. Whilst the scope purports to be the genuine history and description of the Whole World, such was the importance of Cook'...

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The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Volumes 1-4 by Edward Hasted

Canterbury: Printed for the Author By Simmons and Kirkby, 1778. Volumes 1-4, 1778-1799. All maps and plates as called for plus many additional plates, plus provenance from earlier booksllers collation. Armorial bookplate of W.Battell. All volumes at vario...

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Corpus of Prehistoric Pottery and Palettes by W.M.Flinders Petrie

London: British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921. British School of Archaeology in Egypt and Egyptian Research Account, twenty third year 1917. Number 32 in their list of publications. 7pp with sixty one plates. Bookplate of The Chester Archaeological...

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The Imperial Map of England and Wales

London & Edinburgh: A Fullarton & Co The Imperial Map of England and Wales according to the Ordnance Survey, with the latest additions shewing clearly every feature of the country, Railways and their Stations, Roads, Canals, Rivers, Gentlemens Sea...

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Collections for an History of Sandwich in Kent with Notices of the Other Cinque Ports and Members, and of Richborough by Boys, William

Canterbury: Printed for the Author By Simmons, Kirkby and Jones, 1792. (10) viii, 877pp+6. Two parts bound in one volume as requested in the introduction to the preliminary list of subscribers. Includes also the second and full list of subscribers. All pl...

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Karte Der Schweiz by Dr. I.Woerl

Freiburg: B.Herder, 1831. Nineteen individual linen backed folded maps plus title sheet. Published by B.Herder, Freiburg between 1831 and 1835, scale 1.200,000. In date order as follows; Freiburg 1831 - Zurich, Constanz and Bern 1834 - Besancon, Fussen, S...

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Manual for Naval Cadets by John M'Neill Boyd

London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1860. xx, 540pp. 2 plates of signals facing page 1 - 8 colour plates of flags plus folding plate of masts following page 506. The directions to the binder call for a plate of the Union Jack to face pp506 which...

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Historical Records of the British Army - The Thirty Ninth, or the Dorsetshire Regiment of Foot by Richard Cannon

London: Parker, Furnivall, and Parker, 1853. Comprising the engraved series title page followed by texts II-XIX. Title page to 39th VI-XI. 128 pages with two colour lithograph plates the first depicting the Colours and the second the Uniforms. Red cloth, ...

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The Royal Navy by H.Lawrence Swinburne

London: A&C Black, 1907. xx, 378pp, index. 61 full page illustrations in colour captioned to tissues, 51 of which are by Norman Wilkinson 1878-1971 and 10 of costumes by J.Jellico. An owners inscription to the pastedown reads 'This is signed by au...

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The Indian Ducks and Their Allies by Stuart Baker, E.C

The Bombay Natural History Society, 1908. 292 pages with thirty exceptional colour chromolith plates. The edition limited to 1200 copies after which the plates were erased. Texts originally written for the Bombay Natural History Society Journal. Rebound t...

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The London and Country Brewer Containg the Whole Art of Brewing All Sorts of Malt Liquors Together with The Art and Mystery of Vintners and Wine Coopers - Two Titles in One Volume.

London: T Astley, 1750. The London and Country Brewer as practised in both town and country; according to observations made by the author in four years travels through the several counties of England also the method of preserving liquors in the cask and d...

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Britain's Sea Soldiers - a Record of the Royal Marines During the War 1914-1919. by General Sir H.E.Blumberg

Devonport: Swiss & Co., 1927. "With the commencement of the War the Corps took up at once the traditional role, which it has performed in every war for the last three hundred years, and for which indeed it had been originally raised in 1664, that...

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A Collection of Orders, Regulations and Instructions for the Army

London: War Office, 1807. War Office 25th April 1807. A Collection of Orders, Regulations and Instructions for the Army on matters of Finance and Points of Discipline immediately connected therewith. Published by order of the Secretary at War. 641pp with ...

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British Conchology or an Account of the Mollusca Which Now Inhabit the British Isles and the Surrounding Seas - Volumes 1-5 Complete by John Gwyn Jeffreys

London: John Van Voorst, 1862. Volumes one to five collated and complete. Each volume has a colour frontis plate and eight monotone plates. Volume five has in addition 102 supplementary plates in monotone. Publishers original cloth, rebacked with original...

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A New Treatise on the Diseases of Horses - 2 Volumes by William Gibson

London: A Millar, 1754. Wherein what is necessary to the knowledge of a horse. The cure of his diseases, and other matters relating to that subject, are fully discussed, in a plain and easy manner, from many years practice and experience. With the cheapes...

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