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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 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


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 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: £17.00

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 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

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GRANGEWOOD MUSEUM EXHIBITS

By: County Borough of Croydon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: County Borough of Croydon: 1913,

Seller ID: 40278


222pp, duplicate typescript dated 1913, bound in full leather with blind stamped border decoration, covers worn and rubbed and slightly bowed, landscape folio The exhibits are mainly natural history, but do include some archaeological items from Henley Wood in Surrey, and curios. View more info

Image for On a late-celtic urn-field at Aylesford, Kent, etc :(from The Archaeologia Vol LII)

On a late-celtic urn-field at Aylesford, Kent, etc :(from The Archaeologia Vol LII)

By: Evans A J ;

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries of London: 1890

Seller ID: 59182


74 pp inc 19 figs + xiii plates, card, 30x24.5cm Jeffrey May signature, gathers lose with cover torn at the spine and edges, shelf and handling ware View more info

Image for Domesday Studies :An Analysis and Digest of the Somersent Survey (According to the Exon Codex), and of the Somerset Gheld Inquest of A.D. 1084, as Collated with, and Illustrated by, Domesday. Vol II - Tables

Domesday Studies :An Analysis and Digest of the Somersent Survey (According to the Exon Codex), and of the Somerset Gheld Inquest of A.D. 1084, as Collated with, and Illustrated by, Domesday. Vol II - Tables

By: Eyton R W (Rev) ;

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Reeves & Turner: 1880

Seller ID: 46261


75pp, black end papers, dark grey/green cloth, impressed decoration in black and gilt, gilt book details on spine, 4to Light foxing to prelims, some pages uncut, hinges tender, shelf cocked, bumped corners, cloth rubbed, fraying at top and base of spine. View more info

Image for Archery :its theory and practice

Archery :its theory and practice

By: Ford, Horace A. ;

Price: £5.95

Publisher: Llanerch Press: 1997

Seller ID: 44482


facsimile reprint of 1856 ed, 128pp, inc figs, laminated card, 8vo minor shelf wear View more info

Image for Antike Korb- und Seilerwaren :

Antike Korb- und Seilerwaren :

By: Gaitzsch, Wolfgang ;

Price: £9.70

Publisher: D. Karcher GmbH: 1986

Seller ID: 60818


100pp inc numerous b/w figs, card, 21 x 15cm nicks on cover, white stain on front cover, cover edges rubbed View more info

Image for History of the wars occasioned by the French Revolution (2 vols) :from the commencement of hostilities in 1792, to the end of the year 1816: embracing a complete history of the revolution...

History of the wars occasioned by the French Revolution (2 vols) :from the commencement of hostilities in 1792, to the end of the year 1816: embracing a complete history of the revolution...

By: Gifford C H ;

Price: £97.00

Publisher: W Lewis: 1817

Seller ID: 49502


Vol I: x, 874 pp, 3 hand col. folding maps, 18 portrait plates; Vol II: vii pp + pp 875-1728 + 13 p index, 1 hand col. folding map, 15 portrait plates; 2 frontispieces showing scenes of the Battle of Waterloo. Full calf with raised bands and red and green leather labels. Vol II includes 4 detached portrait plates and the 2 detached frontispieces. Both vols scattered foxing mainly to plates, covers rubbed and worn, Vol II front cover detached. Map of Spain and Portugal ... View more info

Image for The Gentleman's magazine library: being a classified collection of the chief contents of the Gentleman's Magazine from 1731 to 1868: English topography, part XVI. (London - Vol II) :

The Gentleman's magazine library: being a classified collection of the chief contents of the Gentleman's Magazine from 1731 to 1868: English topography, part XVI. (London - Vol II) :

By: Gomme, George Laurence ;

Price: £9.70

Publisher: Elliot Stock: 1905

Seller ID: 36663


Pp 389, slight foxing. Binding pulled in several places. Owner's plate to fep. Light cloth cover marked & discoloured, rubbed & bumped. View more info

Image for The Life of the Greeks and Romans :Described from antique monuments, translated from the third German edition by F Hueffer

The Life of the Greeks and Romans :Described from antique monuments, translated from the third German edition by F Hueffer

By: Guhl E & Koner W ;

Price: £14.70

Publisher: Chatto and Windus: 1886

Seller ID: 46262


Undated but pre-1886 ed (bookplate date), ix + 620 pp inc 543 illus, all edges & end papers marbled, blue leather, double ruled gilt margin, gilt decoration on cover edges, 5 faux raised bands, gilt floral motif in fields, gilt book details on red field, 8vo. Smudge marks to prelims, school prize book plate (Christs College Finchely), title page glued and taped in, hinges tender, corners bumped, eges rubbed with several small chips missing. View more info

Image for Eachdraidh nan Urramach ann an Alba, an Aimsiribh na Geur-leanmhuinn :

Eachdraidh nan Urramach ann an Alba, an Aimsiribh na Geur-leanmhuinn :

By: Howie, John ;

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, William MacKenzie: 1870

Seller ID: 52924


Scottish Gaelic translation of the Scots Worthies. Title page reads: O am an dealachaidh, gu ruig a'bhliadhna 1870. 422 + 532 pp + plates. Half leather with marbled edges, 4to. Cover rubbed, and frayed at the edges. Hinges cracked but not broken. Small water stains to some page edges, slight creasing. Front endpapers creased, smudged and and torn, with signs of pages before frontispiece having been removed. Bookplate of Joseph Ross, Rose Hall. Back endpapers creased an... View more info

Image for Beschreibung der Vasensammlung Konig Ludwigs in der Pinakothek zu Munchen :

Beschreibung der Vasensammlung Konig Ludwigs in der Pinakothek zu Munchen :

By: Jahn, Otto ;

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Munich, Jos. Lindauer'sche Buchhandlung: 1854

Seller ID: 54111


First ed, ccxlvi, 388 pp, XI plates, rebound half cloth with original leather spine and marbled boards, 8vo. Antique owner's signature, light foxing throughout, occasional pencil marks. View more info

Image for Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland :from drawings by William Brown, Glasgow; with illustrative descriptions of their local situation, present appearance, and antiquities

Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland :from drawings by William Brown, Glasgow; with illustrative descriptions of their local situation, present appearance, and antiquities

By: Jamieson J ;

Price: £127.00

Publisher: Cadell & Co: 1830

Seller ID: 63902


275pp inc numerous pls, top edges gilt, quarter leather red cloth with gilt book details and thistle motif on spine, 4to Tanned end papers, light foxing and stains throughout, front hinge tender, bumped corners, leather torn at spine edges, top and base, cloth slightly faded at top, rubbed with small chip at edge. This volume contains historical notes and illustrations of 19 Scottish castles including ruins and locations of vanished buildings as well as existing castle... View more info

Image for Memoire sur les antiquites romaines et gallo-romaines de Paris :Memoires presentes par divers savants a l'Academie Royal des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres

Memoire sur les antiquites romaines et gallo-romaines de Paris :Memoires presentes par divers savants a l'Academie Royal des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres

By: Jollois, Jean-Baptiste Prosper ;

Price: £270.00

Publisher: Thierry Freres: 1843

Seller ID: 54108


Lacking prelims, 216 pp + 23 folding plates. Quarter calf and marbled boards with title label on spine. Bookplate of Paul Lacombe. Spine rubbed and splitting at top, but binding tight. Light foxing throughout. View more info