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Image for Geography of Claudius Ptolemy, :Translated into English and edited by Edward Luther Stevenson, based upon Greek and Latin manuscripts and important late fifteenth and early sixteenth century printed editions; including reproductions of the maps from the Ebner Manuscript, ca. 1460

Geography of Claudius Ptolemy, :Translated into English and edited by Edward Luther Stevenson, based upon Greek and Latin manuscripts and important late fifteenth and early sixteenth century printed editions; including reproductions of the maps from the Ebner Manuscript, ca. 1460

By: Stevenson, Edward Luther ;

Price: £1,170.00

Publisher: New York, New York Public Library: 1932

Seller ID: 45703

Condition: As New


xvi + 167pp. + vignette on title page and 29 monotone plates. Limited 1st. edition (no. 180 of 250) on hand-made paper. Dark tan half leather with light tan cloth boards; five raised bands and gilt details on spine. Original protective paper still on the back cover and the whole in original cardboard box with label on the front. The box lid has a detached end flap. The book is as new. Elephant folio 17 x 12 inches This volume is a translation of the seven books of the... View more info

Image for Origines Britannicae, or, the Antiquites of The British Churches. :with a Preface Concerning fome pretended Antiquities Relating to Britain, in Vindication of the Bishop of St. Alaph.

Origines Britannicae, or, the Antiquites of The British Churches. :with a Preface Concerning fome pretended Antiquities Relating to Britain, in Vindication of the Bishop of St. Alaph.

By: Stillingfleet, Ed. ;

Price: £247.00

Publisher: M. Flesher: 1685

Seller ID: 56885

Condition: Very Good


lxxiii + 364pp, rebound in decorated marble boards, half leather, faux bands, red label with gilt detail on spine, folio dust stained page edges, pages' margin visibly browned, random spotting on prelims, indentation towards the back of the volume (approx. last 50 pages), appears to have had a heavy object placed on top over a period of time View more info

Image for The Tripartite Life of Patrick, with other Documents Relating to that Saint. Part II. :

The Tripartite Life of Patrick, with other Documents Relating to that Saint. Part II. :

By: Stokes, Whitley ;(ed)

Price: £70.00

Publisher: HMSO: 1887

Seller ID: 52923

Condition: Good


pp269-676, quarter cloth bound, board, gilt imprint on spine, deckle top edge, 4to ex lib, board covers marked, edges chipped, corners bumped, foxing on prelims & page edges, Malcolm Todd bookplate on ffep View more info

Image for An Historical Dissertation Concerning the Antiquity of the English Constitution :

An Historical Dissertation Concerning the Antiquity of the English Constitution :

By: Stuart, Gilbert ;

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Kincaid & Bell, Edinburgh: 1768

Seller ID: 34254

Condition: Good


xii + 290pp., original leather binding, spine and corners covered with modern fabric, back covered in plastic, hinges taped. Internally very good - worthy of rebinding. "Published in 1768, the work summarises the history of English liberty from the time of the first Britons to the Norman invasion. Implicit in this Whiggish perspective was a challenge to David Hume, whose History of England had put a relativist historiographical agenda at the forefront of the debate... View more info

Image for The Historie of Twelve Caesars: Emperors of Rome :Written in Latin and newly translated into English by Philemon Holland from the Edition of 1606

The Historie of Twelve Caesars: Emperors of Rome :Written in Latin and newly translated into English by Philemon Holland from the Edition of 1606

By: Suetonius Tranquillus C ;

Price: £37.00

Publisher: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald/OUP: 1931

Seller ID: 45719

Condition: Very Good


Limited editon reprint from the Edition of 1606, (240 of 400), 488 pp, red cloth, 4to. Foxed endpapers, bumped corners, corners and edges rubbed, a few small marks to cover. View more info

Image for Records of the rocks, :or, notes on the geology, natural history, and antiquities of North and South Wales, Devon, & Cornwall

Records of the rocks, :or, notes on the geology, natural history, and antiquities of North and South Wales, Devon, & Cornwall

By: Symonds W S ;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1872

Seller ID: 42028

Condition: Good


xviii + 433pp inc illus, cloth, 8vo 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall Some page corners creased, hinges taped together, cover corners bumped The result of an accumulation of notes on natural history, written for amateurs who enjoy passing their leisure hours among rocks, old castles old authors, and the wild flowers of strange wayside places. View more info

Image for The Thanage of Fermartyn :Including the District Commonly Called Formartine, Its Proprietors, With Genealogical Deductions; Its Parishes, Ministers, Churches, Churchyards, Antiquities, &c.

The Thanage of Fermartyn :Including the District Commonly Called Formartine, Its Proprietors, With Genealogical Deductions; Its Parishes, Ministers, Churches, Churchyards, Antiquities, &c.

By: Temple, Rev. William ;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son: 1894

Seller ID: 51044

Condition: Good


xvi + 710pp, inc. b/w frontispiece, cloth, embossed decorations on cover, imprint on spine, deckle page edges, 4to corners bumped, front & back hinge pulled, foxing on prelims & page edges, pencil inscription on ffep View more info

Image for A diurnal of remarkable occurrents that have passed within the country of Scotland :since the death of King James the Fourth till the year M.D.LXXV. From a manuscript of the sixteenth century, in the possession of Sir John Maxwell of Pollock, Baronet.

A diurnal of remarkable occurrents that have passed within the country of Scotland :since the death of King James the Fourth till the year M.D.LXXV. From a manuscript of the sixteenth century, in the possession of Sir John Maxwell of Pollock, Baronet.

By: Thomson, Thomas ;(Ed, author anonymous)

Price: £170.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Maitland Club: 1833

Seller ID: 52983

Condition: Good


vii + 350 pp, cloth spine, paper covered boards, untrimmed page edges, 4to. Boards slightly marked with corners bumped and frayed. Pages slightly cockled but clean and good binding. View more info

Image for Ducatus Leodiensis :or, the Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes, and Parts Adjacent in the West Riding of the County of York, &c,to which is added a Catalogue of his Musaeum, &c. (2 Volumes bound in 1)

Ducatus Leodiensis :or, the Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes, and Parts Adjacent in the West Riding of the County of York, &c,to which is added a Catalogue of his Musaeum, &c. (2 Volumes bound in 1)

By: Thoresby, Ralph & Whitaker, Thomas Dunham (Ed.) ;

Price: £347.00

Publisher: Leeds & Wakefield, Robinson, Son and Holdsworth; John Hurst: 1816

Seller ID: 42259

Condition: Good


2nd Edn. 2 VOLUMES BOUND IN 1- LEEDS: xvi (preface) + xvii (life of the Author) + 268pp. inc. vignette + frontispiece & 7 plates + 16 pedigrees, with - MUSAEUM: 123 + 159 + 12 pp.+ 3 plates. There is a series of mis-numberings in the pagination but the text appears continuous. Modern full leather binding with 5 raised bands to spine, blue endpapers, t.e.g. elephant folio - 15" - 23" tall Half title page heavily thumbed and stained to corners, frontispiece crease... View more info

Image for The descendants of the Stuarts :an unchronicled page in England's history

The descendants of the Stuarts :an unchronicled page in England's history

By: Townend, William ;

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts: 1858

Seller ID: 52981

Condition: Very Good


Second edition, with additions. xxx + 346 pp + double frontispiece and 4 folding tables. Quarter leather and cloth binding. 8vo. Leather spine worn and tattered, board edges and corners bumped. View more info

Image for Habitations Lacustres des Temps Anciens et Modernes :

Habitations Lacustres des Temps Anciens et Modernes :

By: Troyon, Frederic ;

Price: £57.00

Publisher: Georges Bridel Editeur: 1860

Seller ID: 56906

Condition: Fair


French lang, 1st ed. xii + 495pp + 17 b/w plates, cloth, gilt imprint on spine, page edges coloured, 8vo covers faded, spine top & bottom edge chipped, corners bumped, foxing inside covers & on prelims View more info

Image for Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry :

Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry :

By: Tusser, Thomas ;

Price: £47.00

Publisher: James Tregaskis & Son: 1931

Seller ID: 51039

Condition: Very Good


xii + 336pp, full leather, 5x raised bands, gilt imprint on spine, deckle page edges, 4to spine faded, corners & edges slightly frayed, Reginald Copper bookplate inside front cover Limited Edition Copy View more info

Image for MEMOIRS OF GEORGE HERIOT, jewelller to King James VI with an historical account of the hospital founded by him at Edinburgh :

MEMOIRS OF GEORGE HERIOT, jewelller to King James VI with an historical account of the hospital founded by him at Edinburgh :

By: Various ;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable & Co, Edinburgh / Hurst, Robinson & Co, London: 1822

Seller ID: 35804

Condition: Fair


228 pp + 4 plates, foxing around plates but remainder of pp very good, 1/4 leather with marbled board, 4 x 6.5 inches back cover detached, front cover and half spine missing, previous owner inscription on ffep, page edges tanned, text clean and bright Presents a biography of George Heriot, including his personal history and his experience of founding the hospital. View more info

Image for Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland :Session MDCCCXCVII-XCVIII (1897-1898), Volume XXXII

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland :Session MDCCCXCVII-XCVIII (1897-1898), Volume XXXII

By: Various ;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland: 1898

Seller ID: 43324

Condition: Good


xl + 494 pp, + 2 large folding plans on tracing paper 2 colour, inc numerous b&w illus, tan cloth hardcover, white label with title on spine, 8vo cover edges rubbed, spine edges frayed, corners bumped, front hinge cracked, top edge black, side and bottom edges sunned, end papers foxed, neat ownership stamp, View more info

Image for The works of Virgil, translated into English prose (Vol I) :As near the original as the different idioms of the Latin and English languages will allow; with the Latin text and order of construction on the same page; and critical, historical, geographical, and classical notes in English, from the best commentators both ancient and modern...

The works of Virgil, translated into English prose (Vol I) :As near the original as the different idioms of the Latin and English languages will allow; with the Latin text and order of construction on the same page; and critical, historical, geographical, and classical notes in English, from the best commentators both ancient and modern...

By: Virgil ;

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, R Baldwin et al: 1810

Seller ID: 48750

Condition: Good


'A new edition', Vol I only. lxiv + 353 pp. Full marbled calf, slightly scratched front and back, corners slightly bumped, spine in six compartments, gilt ruled, with red gilt leather label and title. Spine detached on front edge and missing for top 1cm. Slight random foxing throughout. Pp.69-76 partially detached. View more info

Image for THE CANARY BOOK: containing full directions for the breeding, rearing, and management of canaries and canary mules, cage making, &c. formation of canary societies, exhibition canaries... :

THE CANARY BOOK: containing full directions for the breeding, rearing, and management of canaries and canary mules, cage making, &c. formation of canary societies, exhibition canaries... :

By: Wallace, Robert L ;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: L. Upcott Gill: 1904,

Seller ID: 35823

Condition: Good


vi + 429 pp inc figs & pl, red cloth with gilt design, spine faded, cover rubbed & stained, binding cracked in severl places, pp mostly clean, View more info

Image for A series of monumental brasses from the thirteenth to the sixteenth century :

A series of monumental brasses from the thirteenth to the sixteenth century :

By: Waller, J.G. and L.A.B. ;

Price: £570.00

Publisher: John Bowyer Nichols and sons: 1864

Seller ID: 51009

Condition: Good


[8] + xiii + [72] pp of text + [1 + 61] plates tinted in gold, blue and red + list of subscribers. All edges gilt. Textured full leather with raised bands and purple endpapers. 19 inches tall. Occasional light foxing. Owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Name stamp to flyleaf. Title page has crease, damp stain and blue mark at fore edge, small tears along fore edge. Binding broken at front hinge before dedication page. Cover rubbed on back and along edges especially to... View more info

Image for The Ansayrii (or Assassins) (3 volumes) :with travels in the further East, in 1850-51, including a visit to Nineveh

The Ansayrii (or Assassins) (3 volumes) :with travels in the further East, in 1850-51, including a visit to Nineveh

By: Walpole, Frederick ;

Price: £297.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1851

Seller ID: 50658

Condition: Good


First edition. Vol I: xv + 402 pp, frontispiece portrait of the author pasted in opposite the title page; Vol II: xi + 378 pp; Vol III: viii + 458 pp. All vols bound in impressed cloth with untrimmed edges. Vols II and III lack the original frontispieces but a folder with A4 scans of the frontispieces comes with the set. J R Walsh signature on all three title pages. Page 1 of all three vols has had a red rubber stamp mark removed by rubbing, which in Vols I and II has b... View more info

Image for The complete angler or, contemplative man's recreation: being a discourse on rivers, fish-ponds, fish, and fishing :

The complete angler or, contemplative man's recreation: being a discourse on rivers, fish-ponds, fish, and fishing :

By: Walton I and Cotton C ;

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Proprietors of the English Classics: 1825

Seller ID: 48919

Condition: Fair


2 tissue guarded frontispieces + 420 pp + 4 plates, full leather, 24mo. Printed 'for the Proprietors of the English Classics' by J F Dove. Plates foxed, 1882 inscription to ffep, cover worn with a leather patch glued over entire spine which has worn through and both boards detached. With the Lives of the Authors; and notes, historical, critical, and explanatory, by Sir John Hawkins, Kt. View more info

Image for Roman Cheshire; or, A Description of Roman Remains in the County of Chester :

Roman Cheshire; or, A Description of Roman Remains in the County of Chester :

By: Watkin, W. Thompson ;

Price: £87.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1886

Seller ID: 57689

Condition: Fair


vii + 327pp, inc. illus + 7 maps & plans, 6 plates, gilt decorated brown cloth, page edges coloured, 4to back cover detached, cloth spine missing, corners frayed, gathers weak, random spotting internally, Sheppard Frere signature inside front cover & ffep A collation of information from all sources available at the time View more info