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Heroes Who Have Won Their Crown : David Livingstone and John Williams

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, S W Partridge & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 001726

Condition: Very Good


Book from early 1900s descibing the lives and achievments of David Livingstone and John Williams 160pp plus 32 pages of S W Partridge 's book catalogues. Two colour plates and many other B/w drawings, a very attractive book in red cloth with gold, cream, green and black illustration, spine slightly faded. No date to book but neat inscription of previous owner dated 1912. Outer edges of pges browned due to quality of paper used but overall a pleasing copy. DETAILED PHO... View more info

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Cest Daucasi and De Nicolete

By: N/A

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Oxford Uk, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1906

Edition: First Limited/ Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 004919

Condition: Good Plus


This book contains this manuscript reproduced in photo facsimile and type-transliteration the unique manuscipt in the Bibliotheque Nationale at Paris. 75 pages plus two pages of subscribers names. Limited to 165 copies this is presentation copy number 3. Pages are clean with some foxing to edges of a few pages, endpapers are browned. Neat ink details of previous owner on front endpaper John Gardner famous British Composer. Outer boards are attractive half vellum a littl... View more info

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The House of Lords: A Thousand Years of British Tradition

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Smith's Peerage Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Limited/ Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 007128

ISBN: 0952422905

Condition: Near Fine


Very informative book on the history of the House of Lords, 223 pages in very bright clean condition, all edges gold. Several colour illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are gold embossed faux grained leather, very attractive. Limited edition of 500 numbe not given. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Letters to My Father : 1660-1663

By: Abney, Edward; Randall, Edward; Melinsky, Clare SIGNED

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Sevenoaks UK, Simon Randall: 2005

Edition: First Limited Edition Signed

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 005044

ISBN: 0955070902

Condition: Very Good


Series of letters written in the English Civil war and reproduced here on quality Magnani mould-made paper and bound in half leather, black cloth and gold lettering B/w illustrations by Clare melinsky. This is a limited edition of 300 with numbers 1to 50 specially bound by the Fine Bindery and signed by the artist, this copy is not numbered. 63 pages the book is near fine, a beautiful looking book with maroon leather spine and corners plus jet black cloth covered boards ... View more info

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XXXII Ballades in Blue China

By: Andrew Lang

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, C Kegan Paul and Co: 1881

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002444

Condition: Very Good


Very attractive book bound in dark blue, gold embosed, half leather. 112 pages in very bright clean condition with marble endpapers. Neat former owner's name on blank page after the front endpaper, on next blank page someone has neatly tipped in a picture of Andrew Lang, top edges of pages are gilt edged. A really nice copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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A book of worthies: Gathered from the Old Histories and Now Written Anew

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008152

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on 13 people from history, among them Joshua, Arisides, Alexander, Scipio Africanus.and others.405 pages in bright clean condition but with some heavy foxing to first and last couple of pages,inked prize inscription dated 1869 on first blank page, one that is foxed, NO dustwrapper, outer full leather boards are a little rubbed on edges and a few light marks gold emblem of Christ's College Brecknock on front , gold a little worn. A nice example of t... View more info

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The Life of Charlotte Bronte

By: E C Gaskell

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder and Co: 1858

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007133

Condition: Very Good


Very attractive gold decorated full leather binding, very informative book on the life of Charlotte Bronte, fourth edition. 486 pages plus 6 pages of adverts in bright clean condition just some light foxing to first and last couple of pages, all outer edges of pages are gold. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are gold decorated full leather binding a little rubbed on edges. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Le Superbe Orenoque

By: Jules Verne

Price: £270.00

Publisher: Paris, J Hetzel: 1898

Seller ID: 005361

Condition: Very Good


Beautifully bound book by Jules Verne in original FRENCH TEXT. 411 pages plus 8 pages of adverts and catalogue of publications for period dated 1898-1899. Pages are slightly browned on edges, outer edges are gold on on all sides. Many B/w illustrations, some full page with single background colour, outer boards are very ornate with gold, blue and black decoration, lightly rubbed on edges and very slight fade to spine. HEAVY BOOK 2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED F... View more info

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Fragments Des Oeuvres d'Alexandre Dumas

By: Mary Russell Mitford

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Pierre Rolandi: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004536

Condition: Good Plus


A selection of writings by Alexandre Dumas presented for use by the younger reader TEXT IN FRENCH. 483 pages with some coloured illustrations. There is a light brown outline water stain throughout the book on the left side of the pages, this is larger on some pages than on others, not greatly detracting. All edges of the pages are gold, neat former owners name on first blank page, endpapers are a little dusty. Outer full leather boards are gold tooled and very attractive... View more info

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Essais De Michel De Montaigne

By: Michel De Montaigne

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie De L Hachette: 1860

Seller ID: 006717

Condition: Good Plus


Book with FRENCH TEXT Essays of Montaigne with a letter A M Villemain in praise of Montaigne, 718 pages in bright clean condition just some browning to outer edges of pages and some light foxing to endpapers and first and last couple of pages and occasional pages inside, bookplate of Henry George Edwards pasted on inside front board. Outer boards are half leather, corners and spine with marbled paper covered boards, lightly rubbed and worn to edges, a nice sound bindin... View more info

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Adventures in Australia the Wanderings of Captain Spencer in the Bush and the Wilds

By: Mrs R LEE

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Griffith Farran Okeden and Welsh:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006011

Condition: Very Good


Detailed book on the travels and adventures of Captain Spencer, 336 pages in overall clean condition just a few occasional very light marks and light browning to endpapers. Many B/w illustrations, all present as listed, plus very informative text, not dated but school prize label on front endpaper is dated 1903. Outer illustrated boards are lightly rubbed on edges, a very nice attractive copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Poems By Thomas Gray

By: Thomas Gray

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Eton UK, Eton College: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Masters Eton College

Seller ID: 006924

Condition: Very Good


Poems of Thomas Gray privately published for Eton college 1920 though someone has put vii in ink after the Roman numerals on presentation page so this may have been given to someone in 1927. Signed by two masters of Eton College in the presentation box on the presentation details page printed by C T Jacobi in the Riccardi Press fount of the Medici society ltd.Contains 89 pages plus some blank pages at end. Pages are in clean condition, outer full vellum boards slightly d... View more info