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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


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


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 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


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

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BYGONE ESSEX,

By: Andrews, William (ed)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: William Andrews & Co: 1893,

Seller ID: 34233


256 +8 (publ. ads) pp, frontispiece, line drawings in text, list of subscribers, gilt detailed blue cloth covers rubbed & bumped, fep torn where plate removed, spine pulled, no. 246 of 750 copies. 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


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


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 Cty of York :from its origin to the presnt times. Volumes 1,2&3

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

By: Anon ;

Price: £117.00

Publisher: J Wolstenholme: 1818

Seller ID: 46265


400 + 402 + 292 pp + 7 pls & 1 map, quarter cloth bound marbled boards, 12mo A few pages with very light foxing or stains, very slight cockling, text on a few pages faded (but still legible) owner's inscription on ffep. Hinges tender. Marbling rubbed, torn at edges of boards. Corners bumped. Spines faded, worn at top and base, splitting. 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: £20.00

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

Seller ID: 46231


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


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


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 John Aubrey's Monumenta Britannica :Part Three and Index

John Aubrey's Monumenta Britannica :Part Three and Index

By: Aubrey, J ;et al

Price: £87.00

Publisher: Dorset Publ. Co.: 1980

Seller ID: 62098


First edition, numbered 580 of 595, 1140pp, many illustrations, cloth, jacket, A4 A facsimile reprint of Aubrey's previously unpublished 17th century survey of many important archaeological sites and discoveries. Good sections on Stonehenge and Avebury etc. View more info

Image for A SHORT HISTORY OF THE NORMANS IN SOUTH EUROPE, :

A SHORT HISTORY OF THE NORMANS IN SOUTH EUROPE, :

By: Barlow, James William ;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co: 1886,

Seller ID: 35759


207 pp, marbled edges, half leather with marbled boards, raised bands & gilt titling to spine, edges rubbed, corners bumped, front hinge slightly split, pencil markings in text changing initial C to K for some names, 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


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 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: £27.00

Publisher: Tamor Pierston: 1981

Seller ID: 50201


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 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


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


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


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 Carew's Survey of Cornwall, to which are added, notes illustrative of the history and antiquities, by the late Thomas Tonkin...

Carew's Survey of Cornwall, to which are added, notes illustrative of the history and antiquities, by the late Thomas Tonkin...

By: Carew R

Price: £195.00

Publisher: J Faulder / Rees and Curtis: 1811

Seller ID: 42063


xxxix + 459pp + frontispiece, board, 4to Pages clean, slight foxing to title page, owner's label inside front cover, boards rubbed and bumped Also includes a journal or minutes of the convocation or parliament of tinners for the stannaries of Cornwall held at Truro in 1710. 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: £270.00

Publisher: John Cary Engravers: 1806

Seller ID: 44147


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, edges to spine cracked, front hinge cracked, corners bumped with small abrasions. View more info

Image for Cyclopaedia of English literature (2 Vols) :A history, critical and biographical, of British authors, from the earliest to the present times

Cyclopaedia of English literature (2 Vols) :A history, critical and biographical, of British authors, from the earliest to the present times

By: Chambers, Robert ;(Ed)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William and Robert Chambers: 1844

Seller ID: 52982


Vol I: xvi + 672 pp. Vol II: xvi + 718 pp. Originally half leather but spines repaired with buckram retaining leather labels. Small 4to. Both vols hinges pulled, new endpapers clumsily pasted in with numbered name labels. Boards rubbed and bowed, page edges discoloured. View more info