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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

Image for Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland :Session MDCCCXCVII-XCVIII (1897-1898), Volume XXXII

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland :Session MDCCCXCVII-XCVIII (1897-1898), Volume XXXII

By: Various ;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland: 1898

Seller ID: 43324

Condition: Good


xl + 494 pp, + 2 large folding plans on tracing paper 2 colour, inc numerous b&w illus, tan cloth hardcover, white label with title on spine, 8vo cover edges rubbed, spine edges frayed, corners bumped, front hinge cracked, top edge black, side and bottom edges sunned, end papers foxed, neat ownership stamp, View more info

Image for The works of Virgil, translated into English prose (Vol I) :As near the original as the different idioms of the Latin and English languages will allow; with the Latin text and order of construction on the same page; and critical, historical, geographical, and classical notes in English, from the best commentators both ancient and modern...

The works of Virgil, translated into English prose (Vol I) :As near the original as the different idioms of the Latin and English languages will allow; with the Latin text and order of construction on the same page; and critical, historical, geographical, and classical notes in English, from the best commentators both ancient and modern...

By: Virgil ;

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, R Baldwin et al: 1810

Seller ID: 48750

Condition: Good


'A new edition', Vol I only. lxiv + 353 pp. Full marbled calf, slightly scratched front and back, corners slightly bumped, spine in six compartments, gilt ruled, with red gilt leather label and title. Spine detached on front edge and missing for top 1cm. Slight random foxing throughout. Pp.69-76 partially detached. View more info

Image for THE CANARY BOOK: containing full directions for the breeding, rearing, and management of canaries and canary mules, cage making, &c. formation of canary societies, exhibition canaries... :

THE CANARY BOOK: containing full directions for the breeding, rearing, and management of canaries and canary mules, cage making, &c. formation of canary societies, exhibition canaries... :

By: Wallace, Robert L ;

Price: £22.70

Publisher: L. Upcott Gill: 1904,

Seller ID: 35823

Condition: Good


vi + 429 pp inc figs & pl, red cloth with gilt design, spine faded, cover rubbed & stained, binding cracked in severl places, pp mostly clean, View more info

Image for A series of monumental brasses from the thirteenth to the sixteenth century :

A series of monumental brasses from the thirteenth to the sixteenth century :

By: Waller, J.G. and L.A.B. ;

Price: £517.00

Publisher: John Bowyer Nichols and sons: 1864

Seller ID: 51009

Condition: Good


[8] + xiii + [72] pp of text + [1 + 61] plates tinted in gold, blue and red + list of subscribers. All edges gilt. Textured full leather with raised bands and purple endpapers. 19 inches tall. Occasional light foxing. Owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Name stamp to flyleaf. Title page has crease, damp stain and blue mark at fore edge, small tears along fore edge. Binding broken at front hinge before dedication page. Cover rubbed on back and along edges especially top corner, corners slightly bumped or curled. Contains the full set of plates as called for. This is an important work as not ... View more info

Image for The Ansayrii (or Assassins) (3 volumes) :with travels in the further East, in 1850-51, including a visit to Nineveh

The Ansayrii (or Assassins) (3 volumes) :with travels in the further East, in 1850-51, including a visit to Nineveh

By: Walpole, Frederick ;

Price: £297.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1851

Seller ID: 50658

Condition: Good


First edition. Vol I: xv + 402 pp, frontispiece portrait of the author pasted in opposite the title page; Vol II: xi + 378 pp; Vol III: viii + 458 pp. All vols bound in impressed cloth with untrimmed edges. Vols II and III lack the original frontispieces but a folder with A4 scans of the frontispieces comes with the set. J R Walsh signature on all three title pages. Page 1 of all three vols has had a red rubber stamp mark removed by rubbing, which in Vols I and II has been pasted over with a rectangle of plain paper. Vol III has small rubbed holes at the top edge of pp vii and 1. Covers are s... View more info

Image for The complete angler or, contemplative man's recreation: being a discourse on rivers, fish-ponds, fish, and fishing :

The complete angler or, contemplative man's recreation: being a discourse on rivers, fish-ponds, fish, and fishing :

By: Walton I and Cotton C ;

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Proprietors of the English Classics: 1825

Seller ID: 48919

Condition: Fair


2 tissue guarded frontispieces + 420 pp + 4 plates, full leather, 24mo. Printed 'for the Proprietors of the English Classics' by J F Dove. Plates foxed, 1882 inscription to ffep, cover worn with a leather patch glued over entire spine which has worn through and both boards detached. With the Lives of the Authors; and notes, historical, critical, and explanatory, by Sir John Hawkins, Kt. View more info

Image for Roman Cheshire; or, A Description of Roman Remains in the County of Chester :

Roman Cheshire; or, A Description of Roman Remains in the County of Chester :

By: Watkin, W. Thompson ;

Price: £87.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1886

Seller ID: 57689

Condition: Fair


vii + 327pp, inc. illus + 7 maps & plans, 6 plates, gilt decorated brown cloth, page edges coloured, 4to back cover detached, cloth spine missing, corners frayed, gathers weak, random spotting internally, Sheppard Frere signature inside front cover & ffep A collation of information from all sources available at the time View more info

Image for History of Newcastle and Gateshead :Vol. I: Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries, Vol. II: Sixteenth Centuries, Vol. III: Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries

History of Newcastle and Gateshead :Vol. I: Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries, Vol. II: Sixteenth Centuries, Vol. III: Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries

By: Welford, Richard ;

Price: £127.00

Publisher: Walter Scott: 1887

Seller ID: 51063

Condition: Good


3 vols, I: xii + 455pp, front & back hinge pulled, II: viii + 547pp, spine top edge chipped, III: viii + 464pp, inc. figs & plates, cloth, gilt embossed decorations on cover, imprint on spine, top edge gilt, sm. 4to cloth covers worn, faded, corners & edges frayed, internally clean 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

The History of Allington, Alyton or Elton :

By: Whistler, Rose Fuller ;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Mitchell & Hughes: 1892

Seller ID: 34686

Condition: Very good


xv + 124 pp + 10 illus, cloth, 4to, neat bookplate, spine rubbed shelf wear, spine tanned 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 remarkable series (the first being of Kintyre) where the author took rubbings of many stone crosses and slabs and made sketche... 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 sound. Back cover scored, cloth frayed around edges and disintefgrating at top spine, corners bumped. The first in a remarkable s... View more info

Image for Die Varusschlacht :Wendepunkt der Geschichte?

Die Varusschlacht :Wendepunkt der Geschichte?

By: Wiegels, Rainer ;

Price: £9.70

Publisher: Theiss: 2007

Seller ID: 60845

ISBN: 3806217602

Condition: Very Good


132pp inc colour photos & maps, b/w illus, board, 28 x 21cm shelf wear View more info

Image for Prehistoric annals of Scotland Volume I and II :

Prehistoric annals of Scotland Volume I and II :

By: Wilson, Daniel ;

Price: £127.00

Publisher: MacMillan & Co: 1863

Seller ID: 56149

Condition: Very Good


2nd ed, Vol I: xxxv + 504pp inc. 104 figs + x plates, spine edge with 5cm tear, top edge chipped, front hinge pulled; Vol II: x + 556 pp inc figs 105-240 + plates xi - xxv, cloth covered board with gilt device, 8vo ex lib, Christ Church archive, corners slightly frayed, foxing on prelims & page edges, bookplate inside front cover Vol. I covers Stone and Bronze periods, Vol. II covers iron and Christian periods View more info

Image for The Stranger's Guide to the Roman Antiquities of the City of Treves :

The Stranger's Guide to the Roman Antiquities of the City of Treves :

By: Wyttenbach, John Hugh ;Turner, Dawson

Price: £72.70

Publisher: John W. Parker: 1839

Seller ID: 56907

Condition: Good


vi + 143pp, inc. many b/w plates, cloth, gilt detail & blind embossed decorations on covers, 8vo spine faded, front hinge pulled, random spotting internally, dust stained pages top edge View more info

Image for L'Asie Mineure en Ruines :avec un preface M. B. Haussoullier

L'Asie Mineure en Ruines :avec un preface M. B. Haussoullier

By: Ximenez, Saturnino ;

Price: £37.00

Publisher: Paris, Plon-Nourrit: 1925

Seller ID: 50659

Condition: Very Good


6th edition, French language, xvi + 324 pp + numerous plates, rebound in faux leather including original paper wraps, 8vo Cover slightly mildewed but very clean inside. View more info