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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 British topography (2 vols) :or, an historical account of what has been done for illustrating the topographical antiquities of Great Britain and Ireland

British topography (2 vols) :or, an historical account of what has been done for illustrating the topographical antiquities of Great Britain and Ireland

By: Gough, Richard ;

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, T Payne and son, and J Nichols: 1780

Seller ID: 48752

Condition: Good


Vol I: lii + 702 pp + index + index of names + 7 folding maps; Vol II: 822 pp + index + index of names + 3 folding maps. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Full leather gilt-tooled binding, 4to. Vol I front board detached, has bookplates of R P L Booker and John Bolton; Vol II both boards detached and back board missing, replaced with similar from another book. Some top edges darkened and a few pencil annotations but pages very good and binding tight apart from detached ... View more info

Image for The Ancient History of Wiltshire :Vol. I & II

The Ancient History of Wiltshire :Vol. I & II

By: Hoare, Sir Richard Colt ;

Price: £237.00

Publisher: EP Publishing Ltd.: 1975

Seller ID: 59175

ISBN: 0854096191

Condition: Very Good


2 vols, Vol I: 254pp, Vol II: 123 + 127pp, inc. frontispiece, many plates, cloth, jacket clipped, folio light foxing on top edge, Jeffrey May's bookplate inside front cover The 2 volumes now reprinted, The Ancient History of Wiltshire, were published in 1812 and 1821 respectively, and they form a self-contained division of the work, dealing with prehistoric and Roman periods. View more info

Image for From the Thames to the Tamar; :A Summer on the South Coast.

From the Thames to the Tamar; :A Summer on the South Coast.

By: L'Estrange, The Rev. A. G. ;

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers: 1873

Seller ID: 51070

Condition: Very Good


viii + 341pp, inc. b/w frontispiece, cloth, embossed decorations on cover, imprint on spine, deckle top edge, 8vo corners & edges frayed, front hinge slightly pulled, frontispiece & title page with damp stain on top edge, light foxing on prelims View more info

Image for A view of Spain (Vol II) :comprising a descriptive itinerary of each province, and a general statistical account of the country...translated from the French

A view of Spain (Vol II) :comprising a descriptive itinerary of each province, and a general statistical account of the country...translated from the French

By: Laborde, Alexander de ;

Price: £47.00

Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme: 1809

Seller ID: 49501

Condition: Good


vii + 511 pp, full tree leather with red and green spine labels, 8vo Stamp of Reading Room, St Agnes, Scilly.Occasional foxing to pages. Cover worn around spine, corners bumped. Second of five volumes. Covers Andalusia, Murcia, Aragon, Navarre, Biscay and its cantons, Asturias, Galicia, Leon. View more info

Image for Berkshire (extracted from Lyson's 'Magna Britannia') :

Berkshire (extracted from Lyson's 'Magna Britannia') :

By: Lyson, Daniel & Samuel ;

Price: £77.00

Publisher: Cadell and Davies: 1806

Seller ID: 51021

Condition: Good


Part 2 of Volume 1, pp 159-742 with half-title, double-page map and 18 plates. Deckle edges, quarter leather binding with rulings around spine, quarto. Bookseller's description pasted onto flyleaf, owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Pages adjacent to plates more heavily foxed. Boards corners rubbed and bumped. Spine crumbling top and bottom. View more info

Image for Magna Britannia (Vol I Part III, Buckinghamshire) :Being a concise topographical account of the several counties of Great Britain

Magna Britannia (Vol I Part III, Buckinghamshire) :Being a concise topographical account of the several counties of Great Britain

By: Lyson, Daniel & Samuel ;

Price: £77.00

Publisher: T Cadell and W Davies: 1813

Seller ID: 51028

Condition: Very Good


pp 449-728 + errata, XIII plates including double page map, plate VI hand coloured. Half leather with raised bands. 4to. Occasional foxing, heavier around plates. Cover rubbed around edges. View more info

Image for Magna Britannia (Vol II Part II) :being a concise topographical account of the several counties of Great Britain: Vol II Part II containing the County Palatine of Chester

Magna Britannia (Vol II Part II) :being a concise topographical account of the several counties of Great Britain: Vol II Part II containing the County Palatine of Chester

By: Lysons D and Lysons S ;

Price: £147.00

Publisher: T. Cadell & W. Davies: 1810

Seller ID: 49284

Condition: Very Good


[iv] + map + pp 298-889 + [2] + XXXV plates, all edges gilt, rebound in half leather with marbled boards and endpapers and red spine labels, large 4to Owner's signature to flyleaf, light discolouration to page edges, both hinges cracked. View more info

Image for The scenery, antiquities, and biography, of South Wales (2 vols) :materials collected during two excursions in the year 1803

The scenery, antiquities, and biography, of South Wales (2 vols) :materials collected during two excursions in the year 1803

By: Malkin, Benjamin Heath ;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme: 1807

Seller ID: 49498

Condition: Fair


Vol I: frontispiece, xi + 473 pp, Vol II: frontispiece, 555 pp, possibly quarter leather, 8vo Ex libary with inscriptions in both. Vol I front cover missing, Vol II front cover has label of South Devon Library and inside front cover a rubber stamp of Reading Room, St Agnes, Scilly. Remains of both volumes' covers are shabby with paper layers peeling off. Page edges darkened but very good inside both vols. View more info

Image for A General itinerary of England and Wales, with part of Scotland :containing all the direct, and principal cross roads to every city and market town...Arranged on a new plan...with three copious indexes...

A General itinerary of England and Wales, with part of Scotland :containing all the direct, and principal cross roads to every city and market town...Arranged on a new plan...with three copious indexes...

By: Ogilvy, David ;

Price: £90.00

Publisher: G & J Robinson et al: 1804

Seller ID: 54110

Condition: Very Good


vii, [80], 594, [54] pp, folding map, paper and board binding, pages untrimmed, 8vo. Map has 4 inch tear from hinge. Cover worn, torn and marked. View more info

Image for Owen's New Book of Roads :or, a description of the roads of Great Britain. Being a companion to Owen's Complete Book of Fairs

Owen's New Book of Roads :or, a description of the roads of Great Britain. Being a companion to Owen's Complete Book of Fairs

By: Owen W ;

Price: £87.00

Publisher: W Owen: 1782

Seller ID: 49292

Condition: Good


Folding map + Index [unpaginated] + 228 pp, half leather with marbled boards, green leather spinie label, 12mo Scattered light foxing to pages, folding map has 4cm tear at joint repaired with invisible tape, front hinge shows degradation and bookworm hole, cover rubbed all over with leather front hinge split at spine, remains of round paper label to top left corner of front cover View more info

Image for History of the County of Bute, and families connected therewith :

History of the County of Bute, and families connected therewith :

By: Reid, John Eaton ;

Price: £297.00

Publisher: Thomas Murray: 1864

Seller ID: 52704

Condition: Good


288pp incl. map and 2 woodcuts + 8 photographic plates (7 with tissue guards), lacks photolithograph at end of text. Blue cloth, blind stamped margins to both covers and impressed gilt details on spine, 4to. Covers and spine edge scuffed, front cover a little weak at the top. Bookplate on endpaper and single stamp on title page of 'Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow'. Some foxing to prelims. and adjacent pages and occasionally and randomly throughout. A comprehensiv... View more info

Image for Geography of Claudius Ptolemy, :Translated into English and edited by Edward Luther Stevenson, based upon Greek and Latin manuscripts and important late fifteenth and early sixteenth century printed editions; including reproductions of the maps from the Ebner Manuscript, ca. 1460

Geography of Claudius Ptolemy, :Translated into English and edited by Edward Luther Stevenson, based upon Greek and Latin manuscripts and important late fifteenth and early sixteenth century printed editions; including reproductions of the maps from the Ebner Manuscript, ca. 1460

By: Stevenson, Edward Luther ;

Price: £1,170.00

Publisher: New York, New York Public Library: 1932

Seller ID: 45703

Condition: As New


xvi + 167pp. + vignette on title page and 29 monotone plates. Limited 1st. edition (no. 180 of 250) on hand-made paper. Dark tan half leather with light tan cloth boards; five raised bands and gilt details on spine. Original protective paper still on the back cover and the whole in original cardboard box with label on the front. The box lid has a detached end flap. The book is as new. Elephant folio 17 x 12 inches This volume is a translation of the seven books of the... View more info

Image for The Thanage of Fermartyn :Including the District Commonly Called Formartine, Its Proprietors, With Genealogical Deductions; Its Parishes, Ministers, Churches, Churchyards, Antiquities, &c.

The Thanage of Fermartyn :Including the District Commonly Called Formartine, Its Proprietors, With Genealogical Deductions; Its Parishes, Ministers, Churches, Churchyards, Antiquities, &c.

By: Temple, Rev. William ;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son: 1894

Seller ID: 51044

Condition: Good


xvi + 710pp, inc. b/w frontispiece, cloth, embossed decorations on cover, imprint on spine, deckle page edges, 4to corners bumped, front & back hinge pulled, foxing on prelims & page edges, pencil inscription on ffep View more info

Image for Ducatus Leodiensis :or, the Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes, and Parts Adjacent in the West Riding of the County of York, &c,to which is added a Catalogue of his Musaeum, &c. (2 Volumes bound in 1)

Ducatus Leodiensis :or, the Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes, and Parts Adjacent in the West Riding of the County of York, &c,to which is added a Catalogue of his Musaeum, &c. (2 Volumes bound in 1)

By: Thoresby, Ralph & Whitaker, Thomas Dunham (Ed.) ;

Price: £347.00

Publisher: Leeds & Wakefield, Robinson, Son and Holdsworth; John Hurst: 1816

Seller ID: 42259

Condition: Good


2nd Edn. 2 VOLUMES BOUND IN 1- LEEDS: xvi (preface) + xvii (life of the Author) + 268pp. inc. vignette + frontispiece & 7 plates + 16 pedigrees, with - MUSAEUM: 123 + 159 + 12 pp.+ 3 plates. There is a series of mis-numberings in the pagination but the text appears continuous. Modern full leather binding with 5 raised bands to spine, blue endpapers, t.e.g. elephant folio - 15" - 23" tall Half title page heavily thumbed and stained to corners, frontispiece crease... View more info

Image for A HISTORY OF THE FENS OF SOUTH LINCOLNSHIRE. :

A HISTORY OF THE FENS OF SOUTH LINCOLNSHIRE. :

By: Wheeler, William Henry ;

Price: £56.00

Publisher: Paul Watkins reprint Stamford: 1990,

Seller ID: 33033

ISBN: 1871615399

Condition: Very good


limited edition no 165 of 500, with new introduction by Brian Simmons, xvi + 489pp + 8 Appendices, index and list of subscribers, 16 folding maps, cloth, dw slightly worn, neat ownership stamp on title page View more info

Image for Archaeological Sketches in Scotland: Knapdale and Gigha :

Archaeological Sketches in Scotland: Knapdale and Gigha :

By: White, Captain T.P. ;

Price: £245.00

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons: 1875

Seller ID: 53368

Condition: Good


viii + 111 pp. + map + 50 b&w plates inc. frontispiece. Brown cloth, blind bordered on the back; highlighted black on the front, with impressed gilt Cross and title in black; book details in gilt on the spine, Folio Pages clean apart from a few faint smudges. Front hinge splitting but binding sound. Cover generally rubbed and bumped with some patches of slight discolouration, frayed at top and bottom of spine and corners, fore edges and corners bumped. The second in a r... View more info

Image for Archaeological sketches in Scotland: district of Kintyre :

Archaeological sketches in Scotland: district of Kintyre :

By: White, Captain T.P. ;

Price: £157.00

Publisher: William Blackwood & Sons: 1873

Seller ID: 53378

Condition: Good


viii + 191 pp + LIII plates (some in colour) + twotone map, title page vignette and coloured frontispiece. Brown cloth, blind bordered on the back; highlighted black on the front, with impressed gilt Cross and title in black; book details in gilt on the spine, Folio Pages generally good apart from small piece torn off top edges pp 121-124. Edges of frontispiece frayed, list of illlustrations detached from book but present. Hinges coming loose, but binding otherwise soun... View more info

Image for The Gloucestershire Domesday :

The Gloucestershire Domesday :

By: Williams A (editor in chief) ;

Price: £57.00

Publisher: Alecto Historical Editions: 1989

Seller ID: 48760

ISBN: 0948459298

Condition: As New


3 vols in red cloth covered box which converts to a folding display lectern. Set no. 391 of 1,000. Vol: The Gloucestershire Domesday: viii + 72 pp + translation of folios 162-170. Vol: Folios and maps: 2 modern folding maps in front pocket, facsimile folios 162-170. Vol: Studies: x + 179 pp. All three vols bound in quarter cream cloth and brown paper covered board. Folio size. Slight scuff to spine of box View more info