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Image for Antiquities of Chester :

Antiquities of Chester :

By: Prout J S ;

Price: £270.00

Publisher: Ackermann & co / Boult & Catherall: 1840

Seller ID: 49278

Condition: Very Good


Tissue guarded frontispiece + 20 plates, all edges gilt, rebound in original impressed cloth covered boards with new spine, folio Cover corners rubbed and bumped, occasional light foxing to plates View more info

Image for A Complete English-Latin and Latin-English Dictionary, for the use of Colleges and Schools: Chiefly from the German :

A Complete English-Latin and Latin-English Dictionary, for the use of Colleges and Schools: Chiefly from the German :

By: Riddle, The Rev. J. E. ;

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, and Londmans: 1847

Seller ID: 51423

Condition: Good


6th rev & enlarged ed, 796pp, half leather, brown cloth, 5x raised bands, 8vo corners frayed, spine faded, top edge chipped with 3cm tear, front hinge slightly pulled, back hinge detached, heavy foxing on ffep, title page & ep, ink inscription on ffep View more info

Image for An essay on the history of English church architecture :prior to the separation of England from the Roman obedience

An essay on the history of English church architecture :prior to the separation of England from the Roman obedience

By: Scott, George Gilbert ;

Price: £67.00

Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall and Co.: 1881

Seller ID: 51011

Condition: Good


v + 195 pp + xxxvii plates.Cloth, top edges gilt, quarto. Plate XXI detached but present. Endpapers foxed. Cloth of cover rubbed away at bottom edges, spine splitting, mildew marks to front and back boards. View more info

Image for The Genealogist. A Quarterly Magazine of Genealogical, Antiquarian, Topographical, and Heraldic Research.  :A Quarterly Magazine of Genealogical, Antiquarian, Topographical, and Heraldic Research. New Series. Volume V.

The Genealogist. A Quarterly Magazine of Genealogical, Antiquarian, Topographical, and Heraldic Research. :A Quarterly Magazine of Genealogical, Antiquarian, Topographical, and Heraldic Research. New Series. Volume V.

By: Selby W D (ed) ;

Price: £27.00

Publisher: George Bell & Sons: 1890

Seller ID: 46263

ISBN: B00C3LBDFA

Condition: Good


Undated but circa 1890, vii + 229pp + col frontispiece & 1 pl, half leather marbled boards, tooled margin, gilt bands and book details to spine, 8vo Very slightly foxed, mainly to prelims, front hinge tender and free page coming loose, marbled papers worn and paper torn at edges, corners bumped and rubbed, leather rubbed, torn and chipped in places. View more info

Image for SCOTTISH MARKET CROSSES, with an introductory chapter by Alexander Hutcheson, FSA Scot, :

SCOTTISH MARKET CROSSES, with an introductory chapter by Alexander Hutcheson, FSA Scot, :

By: Small, John W ;

Price: £147.00

Publisher: Aeneas Mackay, Stirling: 1900

Seller ID: 35818

Condition: Very good


xi pp + 118 plates interleaved with descriptions + list of subscribers + index, red cloth with gilt decoration, rubbed, faded & bumped, hinges cracking, foxing mainly to endpapers, bookplate, signature & monogram of General Augustus Pitt-Rivers, archaeologist. Folio (39x29cm, 15.5x11.5 ins.) View more info

Image for Guide to the British and Roman Antiquities of the North Wiltshire Downs in a Hundred Square Miles Around Abury :Being a Key to the Large Map of the Above

Guide to the British and Roman Antiquities of the North Wiltshire Downs in a Hundred Square Miles Around Abury :Being a Key to the Large Map of the Above

By: Smith, A. C. ;

Price: £170.00

Publisher: Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society: 1885

Seller ID: 60522

Condition: Good


2nd ed, xviii + 247pp + 4pp subscribers list, 7 pls & 110 text figs, 1 double page map (frontispiece) + 16 segmented maps. Covers blind ruled, front with impressed gilt view of Abury and full book details, spine with gilt ruling and impressed book details, 38x28.5cm front & back hinge pulled, corners bumped, light foxing on page edges, random spotting internally, owner's signature on title page The second edition is identical to the first and came about as a result of a fire at the binders, which destroyed much of the book stock but not the Large Maps; so the second edition was printed to sat... View more info

Image for RELIQUIAE ISURIANAE: The Remains of the Roman Isurium, (now Aldborough, near Boroughbridge, Yorkshire), Illustrated, :

RELIQUIAE ISURIANAE: The Remains of the Roman Isurium, (now Aldborough, near Boroughbridge, Yorkshire), Illustrated, :

By: Smith, Henry Ecroyd ;

Price: £275.00

Publisher: I. Russell Smith, London: 1852

Seller ID: 39517

Condition: Very good


[8] + 62 + iv pp, folding frontispiece torn & repaired at top hinge + XXXV plates, complete as listed, rebound in half leather & marbled boards with slight sunning to top edge, slight foxing throughout, edges untrimmed. View more info

Image for Reliquae Isurianae :The Remains of the Roman Isurium, (Now Aldborough, Near Boroughbridge, Yorkshire), Illustrated

Reliquae Isurianae :The Remains of the Roman Isurium, (Now Aldborough, Near Boroughbridge, Yorkshire), Illustrated

By: Smith, Henry Ecroyd ;

Price: £297.00

Publisher: London, I. Russell Smith: 1852

Seller ID: 54801

Condition: Good


62pp + subscribers' list + iv pp adverts for chromolithos of mosaic pavements, 35pls inc chromolithos & some hand coloured of mosaics & other finds, large folding frontispiece, original impressed cloth binding, large 4to Letter from author to published pasted to front pastedown, signature of Sheppard Frere. Cover rubbed, frayed and bumped. Binding very good. Light foxing throughout. The attractive frontispiece shows the author & his wife looking over Aldborough from the top of the church tower He published a supplement in 1867 on the pavement of Romulus & Remus.Smith lived in York and then mo... View more info

Image for 100 Popular Pictures [Series II] :facsimile reproductions in colour of popular pictures selected from the world's great galleries

100 Popular Pictures [Series II] :facsimile reproductions in colour of popular pictures selected from the world's great galleries

By: Spielmann M H & Fish A (eds) ;

Price: £29.70

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne, Cassell & Co: 1911

Seller ID: 47761

Condition: Good


Part II only, pp 51-100 + accompanying plates, blue cloth binding with gilt decoration, folio Light foxing, a few page edges torn, corners and edges rubbed and bumped especially top corners 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 Geographia. 27 maps are from a copy of the manuscript by Donnus Nicolaus Germanus--the Codex Ebnerianus, plus the 1508 Ruysc... View more info

Image for Origines Britannicae, or, the Antiquites of The British Churches. :with a Preface Concerning fome pretended Antiquities Relating to Britain, in Vindication of the Bishop of St. Alaph.

Origines Britannicae, or, the Antiquites of The British Churches. :with a Preface Concerning fome pretended Antiquities Relating to Britain, in Vindication of the Bishop of St. Alaph.

By: Stillingfleet, Ed. ;

Price: £247.00

Publisher: M. Flesher: 1685

Seller ID: 56885

Condition: Very Good


lxxiii + 364pp, rebound in decorated marble boards, half leather, faux bands, red label with gilt detail on spine, folio dust stained page edges, pages' margin visibly browned, random spotting on prelims, indentation towards the back of the volume (approx. last 50 pages), appears to have had a heavy object placed on top over a period of time View more info

Image for The Tripartite Life of Patrick, with other Documents Relating to that Saint. Part II. :

The Tripartite Life of Patrick, with other Documents Relating to that Saint. Part II. :

By: Stokes, Whitley ;(ed)

Price: £70.00

Publisher: HMSO: 1887

Seller ID: 52923

Condition: Good


pp269-676, quarter cloth bound, board, gilt imprint on spine, deckle top edge, 4to ex lib, board covers marked, edges chipped, corners bumped, foxing on prelims & page edges, Malcolm Todd bookplate on ffep View more info

Image for An Historical Dissertation Concerning the Antiquity of the English Constitution :

An Historical Dissertation Concerning the Antiquity of the English Constitution :

By: Stuart, Gilbert ;

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Kincaid & Bell, Edinburgh: 1768

Seller ID: 34254

Condition: Good


xii + 290pp., original leather binding, spine and corners covered with modern fabric, back covered in plastic, hinges taped. Internally very good - worthy of rebinding. "Published in 1768, the work summarises the history of English liberty from the time of the first Britons to the Norman invasion. Implicit in this Whiggish perspective was a challenge to David Hume, whose History of England had put a relativist historiographical agenda at the forefront of the debate on the nature of British liberty." (Zachs, Oxford DNB) View more info

Image for Records of the rocks, :or, notes on the geology, natural history, and antiquities of North and South Wales, Devon, & Cornwall

Records of the rocks, :or, notes on the geology, natural history, and antiquities of North and South Wales, Devon, & Cornwall

By: Symonds W S ;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1872

Seller ID: 42028

Condition: Good


xviii + 433pp inc illus, cloth, 8vo 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall Some page corners creased, hinges taped together, cover corners bumped The result of an accumulation of notes on natural history, written for amateurs who enjoy passing their leisure hours among rocks, old castles old authors, and the wild flowers of strange wayside places. 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 A diurnal of remarkable occurrents that have passed within the country of Scotland :since the death of King James the Fourth till the year M.D.LXXV. From a manuscript of the sixteenth century, in the possession of Sir John Maxwell of Pollock, Baronet.

A diurnal of remarkable occurrents that have passed within the country of Scotland :since the death of King James the Fourth till the year M.D.LXXV. From a manuscript of the sixteenth century, in the possession of Sir John Maxwell of Pollock, Baronet.

By: Thomson, Thomas ;(Ed, author anonymous)

Price: £97.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Maitland Club: 1833

Seller ID: 52983

Condition: Good


vii + 350 pp, cloth spine, paper covered boards, untrimmed page edges, 4to. Boards slightly marked with corners bumped and frayed. Pages slightly cockled but clean and good binding. 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

ISBN: B005TU44CQ

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 creased and marked but no loss of image. Final page has corner tears and folds, no loss. The title page has a small crest below Dun... View more info

Image for The descendants of the Stuarts :an unchronicled page in England's history

The descendants of the Stuarts :an unchronicled page in England's history

By: Townend, William ;

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts: 1858

Seller ID: 52981

Condition: Very Good


Second edition, with additions. xxx + 346 pp + double frontispiece and 4 folding tables. Quarter leather and cloth binding. 8vo. Leather spine worn and tattered, board edges and corners bumped. View more info

Image for Habitations Lacustres des Temps Anciens et Modernes :

Habitations Lacustres des Temps Anciens et Modernes :

By: Troyon, Frederic ;

Price: £57.00

Publisher: Georges Bridel Editeur: 1860

Seller ID: 56906

Condition: Fair


French lang, 1st ed. xii + 495pp + 17 b/w plates, cloth, gilt imprint on spine, page edges coloured, 8vo covers faded, spine top & bottom edge chipped, corners bumped, foxing inside covers & on prelims View more info

Image for MEMOIRS OF GEORGE HERIOT, jewelller to King James VI with an historical account of the hospital founded by him at Edinburgh :

MEMOIRS OF GEORGE HERIOT, jewelller to King James VI with an historical account of the hospital founded by him at Edinburgh :

By: Various ;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable & Co, Edinburgh / Hurst, Robinson & Co, London: 1822

Seller ID: 35804

Condition: Fair


228 pp + 4 plates, foxing around plates but remainder of pp very good, 1/4 leather with marbled board, 4 x 6.5 inches back cover detached, front cover and half spine missing, previous owner inscription on ffep, page edges tanned, text clean and bright Presents a biography of George Heriot, including his personal history and his experience of founding the hospital. View more info