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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

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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 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

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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 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 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 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: R. Watts: 1818

Seller ID: 49149


xix + 270pp, inc. illus, half leather, marble boards, all edges coloured, gilt decorations on spine, 8vo corners & edges frayed, light foxing internally, lacking map & plates 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: £350.00

Publisher: John and Arthur Arch et al: 1819

Seller ID: 51001


[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

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Cotman's brasses (Suffolk) :

By: Cotman, John Sell ;

Price: £187.00

Publisher: J S Cotman: 1838

Seller ID: 51002


No publication date but '1814' written in pencil on front endpaper. No title pages, no text. 39 plates including 3 folding. No coloured fronstispiece. Plates appear to be from Suffolk volume. Edges untrimmed. Brown board covers with narrow leather corners and spine. Green leather spine label stating 'Cotman's brasses'. Large folio size. Sir Anthony de Wingfield, Letheringham Bacon family, Gorleston A couple, from Yoxford Alexander Newton [somebody], Brayesworth A brass... View more info

Image for THE HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF GRAVESEND IN THE COUNTY OF KENT AND THE PORT OF LONDON :

THE HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF GRAVESEND IN THE COUNTY OF KENT AND THE PORT OF LONDON :

By: Cruden, Robert Peirce ;

Price: £67.00

Publisher: London: 1843,

Seller ID: 33764


v + 569pp, many steel engravings and wood cuts, one gather loose and edge fraying, pp9 /10 ripped across and part lacking, title page detached but present, fep slightly detached from front cover and strengthened with tape, library binding with library stamps, ex lib History of Gravesend from Roman times, particularly good for the 18th and 19th century metal founding works. View more info

Image for Visits to monasteries in the Levant :with numerous woodcuts

Visits to monasteries in the Levant :with numerous woodcuts

By: Curzon, Hon. Robert Jun. ;

Price: £147.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1849

Seller ID: 59902


1st edition, xxi + 449 pp, frontispiece, tissue guarded illustrations and folding plan, deckle edges, cloth with gilt devices, 8vo Cover worn, bumped corners, owner's signature on half title page, binding pulled at front and back hinges with preliminary pages coming loose at the bottom, foxing to plates and tissue guards. A first edition from View more info

Image for Some Account of the Great Buildings of London: Historical and Descriptive :With thirteen Autotype Illlustrations by A. York

Some Account of the Great Buildings of London: Historical and Descriptive :With thirteen Autotype Illlustrations by A. York

By: D'Anvers N ;

Price: £37.00

Publisher: Marcus Ward & Co: 1879

Seller ID: 45636


2nd ed, 56 pp + 13 pls, green cloth with black & gilt impressed illustrations to cover and spine, 8vo Prelims foxed, wear to page edges, wear and tear to edges of plate of St Paul's cathedral's exterior, tear to paste down, owner's signature & address on ffep, bumped & frayed corners, wear to edges, curled spine ends, marks to back cover. View more info

Image for The History and Legends of Old Castles & Abbeys :

The History and Legends of Old Castles & Abbeys :

By: Dicks, John ;

Price: £37.00

Publisher: John Dicks: 1875

Seller ID: 51042


iv + 744pp, inc. colour frontispiece, many b/w illus, cloth, embossed & gilt decorations on cover, gilt imprint on spine, all edges gilt, 4to cloth covers slightly worn, back cover marked, corners & edges slightly frayed, foxing internally View more info