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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

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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

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 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

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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 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

Image for Cotman's brasses (Suffolk) :

Cotman's brasses (Suffolk) :

By: Cotman, John Sell ;

Price: £187.00

Publisher: J S Cotman: 1838

Seller ID: 51002

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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 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

Condition: Good


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 Metrical life of St Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln :now first printed from MS copies in the British Museum and Bodleian Libraries. Edited, with introduction and notes, by the Rev. J. F. Dimock, M. A., Minor Canon of Southwell.

Metrical life of St Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln :now first printed from MS copies in the British Museum and Bodleian Libraries. Edited, with introduction and notes, by the Rev. J. F. Dimock, M. A., Minor Canon of Southwell.

By: Dimock J F ;

Price: £47.00

Publisher: Printed by W. and B. Brooke: 1860

Seller ID: 50124

Condition: Good


xxiv + 54 pp, cloth covered card with paper label to front cover, 8vo Light foxing, binding split between pp ii and iii, cover worn around edges, title written on spine. View more info

Image for Adel and its Norman Church :A History of the Parish Church from the Earliest Down to the Present Time

Adel and its Norman Church :A History of the Parish Church from the Earliest Down to the Present Time

By: Draper, William H. ;

Price: £77.00

Publisher: Richard Jackson: 1909

Seller ID: 51034

Condition: Good


242pp, inc. b/w & colour illus, laminated board, gilt decorations on cover, imprint on spine, top edge gilt, 4to covers soiled, small patch on front cover with signs of damp damage, foxing internally & on page edges,ink inscription on ffep shows this book has been given to the previous owner as a 'present' Limited Edition Copy No. 78 of 100 View more info

Image for Les Arabes en Syrie avant l'Islam :

Les Arabes en Syrie avant l'Islam :

By: Dussaud, Rene ;

Price: £270.00

Publisher: Paris, Ernest Leroux: 1907

Seller ID: 50661

Condition: Very Good


French language, 178 pp inc 32 figs, rebound including original card cover in quarter leather with marbled endpapers, 8vo Slight discolourations to first and last few pages, cover rubbed on corners, bottom edges, and top and bottom of spine. View more info

Image for Liber Valorum & Decimarum :Being an Account of Such Ecclesiastical Benefices in England and Wales, as Now Stand Charged with, or Lately were Discharged from the Payment of First-fruits and Tenths

Liber Valorum & Decimarum :Being an Account of Such Ecclesiastical Benefices in England and Wales, as Now Stand Charged with, or Lately were Discharged from the Payment of First-fruits and Tenths

By: Ecton J ;

Price: £67.00

Publisher: London, R Gosliing et al: 1728

Seller ID: 44721

Condition: Very Good


Third ed, xiv + [32] pp + 475 pp, + 12 page index, + 20 pp. of publishers list, edges red speckled, full panelled brown calf with five raised bands to spine and green leather spine label, 8vo Tape repair to pre title page, binding sound, binding corners slightly bumped, leather split and peeling along front spine plus occasional small holes and chips A complete list of the rectories and churches throughout the country, with the amount owed by the parish to the crown, an... View more info

Image for Logie: a parish history :(2 vols)

Logie: a parish history :(2 vols)

By: Fergusson, R Menzies ;

Price: £47.00

Publisher: Paisley, Alexander Gardner: 1905

Seller ID: 48703

Condition: Good


From a limited printing of 300 copies. Vol I: 354 pp + 20 plates; Vol II: 319 pp + 23 plates. Cloth, 4to Endpapers foxed and pages lightly tanned to edges.Vol I hinges spllitting and spine breaking up, corners bumped, plate with small newspaper cutting pasted to front free endpaper. Vol II corners bumped. View more info

Image for The book of the Fancy Fair :in aid of the funds for the proposed Drill Hall

The book of the Fancy Fair :in aid of the funds for the proposed Drill Hall

By: First (Exeter and South Devon) Volunteer Battalion Devonshire Regiment ;

Price: £47.00

Publisher: printed by James Townsend: 1887

Seller ID: 50121

Condition: Fair


[9] 53 [11] pp (lacks pp 26-29) with illustrations throughout, card cover, 8vo. Cover foxed and taped together at spine, front cover split in half down the middle due to creasing of entire book, page edges tanned, some page edges taped. Label on first page saying 'Ex libris P. G. Dymond (1906-88)' Includes adverts to front and back, articles on the history of the regiment, rolls of members, programme of the grand costume bazaar and fancy fair. View more info

Image for Fasti Hellenici :The civil and literary chornology of Greece from the LVth to the CXXIVth Olympiad

Fasti Hellenici :The civil and literary chornology of Greece from the LVth to the CXXIVth Olympiad

By: Fynes-Clinton, H ;

Price: £37.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press: 1827

Seller ID: 49301

ISBN: B002Q892G2

Condition: Very Good


Second ed. with additions, xlix + 467 pp, paper covered board with cloth spine, 23x28.5cm Edges, endpapers and prelims foxed, cover worn and bumped with labels added to spine, back board losing paper covering View more info

Image for Tapographia :or, a collection of tombs of royal and distinguished families, colected during a tour of Europe in the years 1854 and 1855

Tapographia :or, a collection of tombs of royal and distinguished families, colected during a tour of Europe in the years 1854 and 1855

By: Hartland, Frederick D ;

Price: £170.00

Publisher: Hartland: 1856

Seller ID: 51006

Condition: Very Good


[7] + 86 pp numbered one side only, inc numerous illustrations. Half leather, patterned endpapers, all edges gilt, large folio. Slight foxing throughout, more to first and last pages. Cover rubbed around edges. View more info