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Image for THE BUILDER'S PRACTICAL DIRECTOR, or Buildings for all classes, containing plans, sections and elevations for the erection of cottages, villas, farm buildings, dispensaries, public schools &c, with detailed estimates, quantities, Prices, :

THE BUILDER'S PRACTICAL DIRECTOR, or Buildings for all classes, containing plans, sections and elevations for the erection of cottages, villas, farm buildings, dispensaries, public schools &c, with detailed estimates, quantities, Prices, :

By: (Tarbuck, Edward L) ;

Price: £170.00

Publisher: A.H.Payne, Leipzig & Dresden / J. Hagger, London: c. 1850

Seller ID: 35817

Condition: Very good


264 pp inc figs + 132 pl many hand coloured, sporadic foxing, marbled edges, rebound in royal blue cloth on board w. leather title label reattached to spine, binding tight apart from hinges cracking Shows plans, elevations, building materials and techniques for builders with a glossary of technical terms, includes a memorandum from builder W. Bourton dated April 12th 1900. View more info

Image for All round the world  :an illustrated record of voyages, travels, and adventures in all parts of the globe. With two hundred illustrations. Second series

All round the world :an illustrated record of voyages, travels, and adventures in all parts of the globe. With two hundred illustrations. Second series

By: Ainsworth W F (ed) ;

Price: £65.00

Publisher: William Collins, Sons & Co: 1871

Seller ID: 44717

Condition: Good


xii + 810 pp inc 200 illus + 6 coloured maps, all edges gilt, half leather with raised bands and gilt decorated spine, 4to Foxing to page edges & prelims, front hinge breaking up, cover edges rubbed, front cover detached View more info

Image for Earthwork of England :Prehistoric, Roman, Saxon, Danish, Norman, and Mediaeval

Earthwork of England :Prehistoric, Roman, Saxon, Danish, Norman, and Mediaeval

By: Allcroft, A Hadrian ;

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1908

Seller ID: 64399

ISBN: B00086VOB0

Condition: Good


xix + 711pp, 224 figs, cloth, 15.5x22.5cm cloth mottled, discoloured, and starting to fray at the spine, shelf wear Very useful for sites that have subsequently been built over and for the sheer time range and numbers of examples listed. View more info

Image for The Roman City of Uriconium at Wroxeter, Salop :Illustrative of the History and Social Life of Our Romano-British Forefathers.

The Roman City of Uriconium at Wroxeter, Salop :Illustrative of the History and Social Life of Our Romano-British Forefathers.

By: Anderson J C ;

Price: £47.00

Publisher: J Russell Smith: 1867

Seller ID: 45632

Condition: Very Good


x + 150 pp inc 12 pls & many woodcuts, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers with gilt impressed floral border, leather binding with triple ruled blind margin, impressed gilt plaque, 5 faux raised bands with gilt motif & title in fields, 8vo. Owner's bookplate (John William Burns) View more info

Image for The Life, Voyages and Discoveries of Captain James Cook, :The Sixth Edition

The Life, Voyages and Discoveries of Captain James Cook, :The Sixth Edition

By: Anon ;

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, John W. Parker & Son: 1859

Seller ID: 41315

Condition: Good


viii + 220 pp. + frontispiece and 10 plates. Calf, covers ruled in gilt with blind geometric decoration; spine with 7 raised bands, gilt ruling and geometric infill, black title label. 24mo - 5" - 5¾" tall Edges and spine scuffed, slight bumps. marbled endpapers, the front with a an attractive Prize Label from The Royal Hospital Schools, Greenwich to Joseph Wilson, June 1860. Internally, randomly foxed, rear hinge cracked; free endpapers with pencil jottings. View more info

Image for The History and Antiquities of the City of York :From its Origin to the Present Times. Volume I.

The History and Antiquities of the City of York :From its Origin to the Present Times. Volume I.

By: Anon ;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1785

Seller ID: 46232

Condition: Good


400pp + 17 pls, inc many folding, marbled boards, half leather, gilt bands and book details on spine, 12mo Light stains to end papers, owners inscription, small tears to some of the fold out plates, margin eroded on plan of city of york: marginal notes unclear, front hinge tender, coveres bumped at corners and edges, marbling rubbed, leather rubbed and split to halfway down right sight of spine. View more info

Image for The History and Antiquities of the City of York, from its origin to the present times. : Volumes 1,2 & 3

The History and Antiquities of the City of York, from its origin to the present times. : Volumes 1,2 & 3

By: Anon ;

Price: £117.00

Publisher: J Wolstenholme: 1818

Seller ID: 63884

ISBN: B00C3LBEU4

Condition: Good


Vol.1. pp400+ frontispiece map, 17 pl. many folding; Vol.2. pp402 + 2 pl.; Vol.3. 292 pp + 1 folding pl. & 1 map, quarter cloth bound marbled boards, 18.5 x11.5cm (12mo) All vols. have worn covers, minor bumps and random foxing esp. on the plates (but no loss of detail). Vol.1 has pp10+11 loose. Based on and in parts copied from Drake's History of York View more info

Image for An Accurate Description and History of the Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St. Peter, York :From the first introduction of Christianity into the northern parts of this island, to the present time. In which is given a short history of the lives of the archbishops and deans; a catalogue of the archdeacons and prebendaries: also an account of the antiquity, dignity, jurisdiction, and revenues of the see; and of the charters, privileges, and immunities, that have been granted at different times to the dean and chapter of this church.

An Accurate Description and History of the Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St. Peter, York :From the first introduction of Christianity into the northern parts of this island, to the present time. In which is given a short history of the lives of the archbishops and deans; a catalogue of the archdeacons and prebendaries: also an account of the antiquity, dignity, jurisdiction, and revenues of the see; and of the charters, privileges, and immunities, that have been granted at different times to the dean and chapter of this church.

By: Anon ;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: S Crowder, Pater-noster Row, and N Frobisher, York:

Seller ID: 46231

ISBN: B0010OHQFW

Condition: Fair


Early ed, possibly 1770, no plates, 274 pp, leather, raised bands, gilt book details to spine, 12mo Heavy foxing, small tear to base of a few pages inc a repair to p13, front end paper loose, ink inscription, front cover detached, back hinge tender, corners bumped, leather rubbed and worn, leather missing from top and bottom of spine, gilt book detail rubbed and no longer visible. View more info

Image for Ane breif Descriptioun of the qualiteis and effectis of the Well of the Woman Hill besyde Abirdene Anno Do. 1580 :A facsimile in Photo-Lithography with an introduction by A.K.

Ane breif Descriptioun of the qualiteis and effectis of the Well of the Woman Hill besyde Abirdene Anno Do. 1580 :A facsimile in Photo-Lithography with an introduction by A.K.

By: Anonymous ;A.K.

Price: £57.00

Publisher: J & J P Edmond & Spark: 1884

Seller ID: 51026

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition no. 63 of 276 printed. Tissue guarded frontispiece, iii + 29 + 7 pp. Half leather with gilt crest, top edges gilt. 4to. Leather of cover rubbed and peeling, pieces missing from spine, inside very good. View more info

Image for Symeonis Monarchii Opera Omnia Vols I and II :Vol I: Historia Ecclesiae Dunhelmensis, eadem historia deducta, incerto auctore, usque ad A.D. MCXLIV... Vol II: Historia Regum, eadem historia ad quintum et vicesimum annum continuata...

Symeonis Monarchii Opera Omnia Vols I and II :Vol I: Historia Ecclesiae Dunhelmensis, eadem historia deducta, incerto auctore, usque ad A.D. MCXLIV... Vol II: Historia Regum, eadem historia ad quintum et vicesimum annum continuata...

By: Arnold, Thomas (Ed.) ;

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Longman & Co., et al.: 1885

Seller ID: 44820

Condition: Good


Vol.I (1882) lii + 385pp. Vol.II (1885) xli + 446pp. Introduction and footnotes in English, otherwise in Latin. Quarter bound leatherette with gloss papered boards, 4to Corners and boards bumped and rubbed, shelf wear to ends of spines, some pages uncut, page edges tanned, foxing to endpapers and prelims. Vol. I binding cracked. Marginal pencil annotations. This work is part of a series of historical documents from 'the Invasion of the Romans to Henry VIII' published on... View more info

Image for PRACTICAL ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE PRINCIPLES OF SCHOOL ARCHITECTURE (Second ed), + (Contents section of) SCHOOL ARCHITECTURE, or, Contributions to the improvement of school-houses in the United States, fifth edition, :

PRACTICAL ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE PRINCIPLES OF SCHOOL ARCHITECTURE (Second ed), + (Contents section of) SCHOOL ARCHITECTURE, or, Contributions to the improvement of school-houses in the United States, fifth edition, :

By: Barnard, Henry ;

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Vere Foster, London: 1854,

Seller ID: 38970

Condition: Very good


162 + 16 pp, figs & plans, beautifully rebound in half leather, lacks title page, slight foxing and browning to some pages, 8vo. A special edition of the 1854 Cincinnati treatise, the contents of which are appended, issued for circulation among school officers and friends of educational improvement in Great Britain and especially in Ireland View more info

Image for Roman antiquities at Lydney Park, Gloucestershire, being a posthumous work :with notes by C. W. King

Roman antiquities at Lydney Park, Gloucestershire, being a posthumous work :with notes by C. W. King

By: Bathurst, William Hiley ;

Price: £187.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & co: 1879

Seller ID: 63678

ISBN: B001DBEQAK

Condition: Very Good


vii + 127pp, 31 plates, cloth, black impressed gilt rulled cover with floral black impressed gilt pattern, centre peice gilt impressed, spine gilt, back cover rulled with floral pattern impressed, 28.5x19.5cm light loxing on free end papers, cover mottled, spine edges cloth worn, light foxing on book block edge, shelf wear View more info

Image for The art of the bone-setter :a testimony and a vindication

The art of the bone-setter :a testimony and a vindication

By: Bennett, George Matthews ;

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Tamor Pierston: 1981

Seller ID: 50201

ISBN: 0907457029

Condition: Very Good


No. 148 of a limited new edition of 650 reprinted from the 1884 original. 144 pp, 8 plates,cloth, 12mo. Small bookplate View more info

Image for LONDON :

LONDON :

By: Besant, Walter ;

Price: £9.70

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1898

Seller ID: 63576

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 403 + 31 (public ads) pp blue cloth, impression portcullis and crown to front & back covers, gilt title on spine, deckle pages, 23x14.5cm Shelf wear, page edges tanned, corners bumped, ink inscriptions from previous owners on ffep, hinges tender View more info

Image for Observations on Popular Antiquities :Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of our Vulgar Customs, Ceremonies, and Superstitions. Vol. I & II

Observations on Popular Antiquities :Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of our Vulgar Customs, Ceremonies, and Superstitions. Vol. I & II

By: Brand, John ;Ellis, Henry

Price: £147.00

Publisher: Rivington: 1813

Seller ID: 56910

Condition: Fair


2 vols, I: xxvi + 486pp, front edge of spine cracked, front hinge pulled, ffep-half title page loose; II: xi + 731pp, front & back cover detached, spine edges chipped, numerous page corners curled, leather bound, gilt decorations on cover & spine, 5x raised bands, marbled page edges, 4to covers marked, corners bumped & frayed, foxing on prelims, dust stained top edge, inscription to Margaret Hope on title page, bookplate inside front cover View more info

Image for Transactions of the British Archaeological Association at its Second Annual Congress :held at Winchester, August 1945

Transactions of the British Archaeological Association at its Second Annual Congress :held at Winchester, August 1945

By: BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ;

Price: £37.00

Publisher: Henry G Bohn: 1846

Seller ID: 49496

Condition: Fair


vii + 484 pp inc figs + 25 plates, impressed decorated cloth, 8vo Hinges loose, front and back endpapers and flyleaves missing, remains of glue to front pastedown, scattered foxing, cover worn and splitting along spine edges View more info

Image for AN ENQUIRY INTO THE ART OF THE ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS OF THE MIDDLE AGES, PART I: Celtic Illuminated Manuscripts, :

AN ENQUIRY INTO THE ART OF THE ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS OF THE MIDDLE AGES, PART I: Celtic Illuminated Manuscripts, :

By: Bruun, Johan Adilf ;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Centraltryckeriet: 1897,

Seller ID: 35236

Condition: Fair


xiv + 87 pp + 10 pl (inc frontispiece) with tissue guards, brown decorative card w cloth spine, 4to, top of spine and pieces of covers missing, binding split at Pl III, pp 13-17 inc pl II have been damaged & glued at spine, some pressure dents to back & front pp, pl VII damp marked, otherwise pp generally clean View more info

Image for Cary's Travellers Companion or A Delineation of Turnpike Roads of England and Wales :Shewing The Immediate Route to Every Market and Borough Town Throughout the Kingdom

Cary's Travellers Companion or A Delineation of Turnpike Roads of England and Wales :Shewing The Immediate Route to Every Market and Borough Town Throughout the Kingdom

By: Cary, John ;

Price: £237.00

Publisher: John Cary Engravers: 1806

Seller ID: 63890


Unpaginated, inc. 42 hand coloured maps, + 1 large folding map of Yorkshire (complete and undamaged, with tape reinforcing on the folds) + [16] pp listing market days and routes from the Capital, marbled end paper, full leather with title label on spine, gilt impressed decoration to covers and spine , small 8vo. Cover worn, surface rubbed, front hinge cracked and front cover weakly attached, corners bumped with small abrasions. View more info

Image for Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Rosamond to Newfoundland and the Southern Coast of Labrador :Of Which Countries No Account has been Published by any British Traveller Since the Reign of Queen Elizabeth

Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Rosamond to Newfoundland and the Southern Coast of Labrador :Of Which Countries No Account has been Published by any British Traveller Since the Reign of Queen Elizabeth

By: Chappell E ;

Price: £170.00

Publisher: J. Mawman: 1818

Seller ID: 49149

Condition: Good


xix + 270pp, inc. illus, half leather, marble boards, all edges coloured, gilt decorations on spine, 8vo corners & edges frayed, light foxing internally, described as 'good' due to missing 4 pages of plates and a map View more info

Image for Engravings of the most remarkable of the sepulchral brasses in Norfolk :tending to illustrate the ecclesiastical, military, and civil costume of former ages, as well as to preserve memorials of the most ancient families in that county

Engravings of the most remarkable of the sepulchral brasses in Norfolk :tending to illustrate the ecclesiastical, military, and civil costume of former ages, as well as to preserve memorials of the most ancient families in that county

By: Cotman, John Sell ;

Price: £347.00

Publisher: John and Arthur Arch et al: 1819

Seller ID: 51001

Condition: Good


[8] + pp i - li interleaved with plates (109 plates inc 11 folding) + [4] pp. Missing free endpapers front and back including frontispiece. Marbled boards bound in half leather with newer spine set in, marbled endpapers and page edges. Folia size. Most plates very good, but foxing to the two largest folding plates, dark marks to last 5 pages. Boards scuffed on edges and outer surfaces, corners rubbed. View more info