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Image for Several Orations of Demosthenes, exciting the Athenians to oppose the Exorbitant Power of Philip King of Macedon.

Several Orations of Demosthenes, exciting the Athenians to oppose the Exorbitant Power of Philip King of Macedon.

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper: 1744

Seller ID: k1456

Condition: Good


Contemporary full brown calf is well worn with wear also to the hinges and loss to the tips of the spine where the title is faintly visible. Staining to the endpapers and with an inscription to the ffep. The text is largely very good but there are many light pencil underlinings. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; [6],342,[4] pages View more info

Image for Report of the Royal Commission on the Care and Control of the Feeble-Minded. Volume. VIII.

Report of the Royal Commission on the Care and Control of the Feeble-Minded. Volume. VIII.

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2106

Condition: Poor


A complete copy with a worn front cover and spine, each with some loss, and no rear cover. The contents are slightly worn at the corners and some pages show evidence of having paperclips attached. They are otherwise in very good clean condition and there are no inscriptions or notations. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Folio; [2],xxiii,[1],512 pages View more info

Image for The Book of Common Prayer [...] [bound with] A Companion to the Altar [...] [and] The Whole Book of Psalms [...]

The Book of Common Prayer [...] [bound with] A Companion to the Altar [...] [and] The Whole Book of Psalms [...]

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Assigns of His Majesty's Printer, and of Henry Hills; Edmund Parker; Tho. Wood: 1729-1730

Seller ID: k2126

Condition: Good


Full and blindstamped morocco with 'PRAYER' and '1729' in gilt to the spine. Moderate wear to the edges and creases plus the spine which has 3 large raised bands but otherwise very good. AEG and with tanning and light foxing to the contents but note the 'Book of Common Prayer' is closely trimmed to the upper edges and has one gathering slightly loose and potruding. Part way through the Common Prayer has been bound 'A Companion to the Altar' with the 'Book of Psalms' b... View more info

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On Surrey Hills

By: A Son of the Marshes

Price: £9.75

Publisher: Edinburgh; London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1892

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: k2963

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Bright blue boards in very good condition but with a soiled spine which has a little wear to the tips. Untrimmed edges with modest soiling but with fine contents including publisher catalogue to the rear. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; vi,[2],301,[3],24 pages View more info

Image for The Complete English Lawyer or Every Man his own Lawyer containing a summary of the Laws and Constitution of England

The Complete English Lawyer or Every Man his own Lawyer containing a summary of the Laws and Constitution of England

By: A student of the Inner Temple

Price: £110.00

Publisher: A Whellier: 1810

Seller ID: 000275

Condition: Good


Undated but believed to be little after 1810 as title page states "The whole carefully compiled and the Statutes digested and brought down to the 50th George III inclusive." Possibly a first edition but certainly earlier than those usually available. This is a good solid copy with well worn contemporary boards and foxing throughout. View more info

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Working Men and Women

By: A Working Man

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Tinsley Brothers: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k19

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A very good rebacked copy with most of the original spine with title in gilt present. Very slight knocks to the corners. A little soiling to the endpapers and slight loss (not affecting text) to the top of the half title and title pages. Light soiling to a few pages. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo; (xxviii),308 pages View more info

Image for Motorshipping in 1936: A Year's Development in Retrospect being a bound volume of the articles which have appeared week by week in "The Journal of Commerce" (Shipbuilding & Engineering Edition) [...]

Motorshipping in 1936: A Year's Development in Retrospect being a bound volume of the articles which have appeared week by week in "The Journal of Commerce" (Shipbuilding & Engineering Edition) [...]

By: A. C. Hardy

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Liverpool, Charles Burchall & Sons, Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k919

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In slightly rubbed brown cloth with an atrractive but soiled pictorial front cover. Contents including many illustrations and diagrams in very good clean condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [14],212 pages View more info

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Illustrated Catalogue of British Post Paid Stamps

By: A. E. Milner

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Birmingham, A. E. Milner: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1907

Condition: Fair


The paper covers have a full length tape repair to the left side but are nevertheless split from the contents. The cover is tanned to the edges, is slightly scraped to the top front, and has a small chip to a corner but is largely clean and bright. The contents are in very good and secure condition with modest rusting only to the staples. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages View more info

Image for Luigi Lanzi über die Sculptur der Alten. Aus dem Italienischen mit Anmerkungen und Zugaben des Übersetzers

Luigi Lanzi über die Sculptur der Alten. Aus dem Italienischen mit Anmerkungen und Zugaben des Übersetzers

By: A. G Lange

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Friedrich Christian Wilhelm Vogel: 1816

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000615

Condition: Very Good


Boards have some rubbing and bottom right corner of front is worn. Half of title on spine is missing. However this is a sound tight copy. Bookplate of Caroli Waldstein pasted to endpaper. Text is very clean and has red edges but no plates are present. 4to. vi,96,[2]pp. View more info

Image for The Postal History & Postage Stamps of the Tokelau/Union Islands

The Postal History & Postage Stamps of the Tokelau/Union Islands

By: A. H. Burgess

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Leeds, Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1000

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A fine clean copy but for a small mark to the front of the blue boards. A very nice copy. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; (147) pages View more info

Image for History and Architectural Description of the Priory of St. Mary, Bolton-In-Wharfedale With Some Account Fo the Canons Regular of the Order of St. Augustine and Their Houses in Yorkshire

History and Architectural Description of the Priory of St. Mary, Bolton-In-Wharfedale With Some Account Fo the Canons Regular of the Order of St. Augustine and Their Houses in Yorkshire

By: A. Hamilton Thompson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Leeds, The Thoresby Society: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k111

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A very good copy in original paper covers. These have some wear and tear at the overlap and the front has several worm holes which only extend slightly into the book - the final one ends at page 4. Otherwise internally in fine clean condition with 61 plates present plus an index. There is a very large folded colour plan of Bolton Priory laid in which is in very good condition except that it was clearly situated next to the front cover and thus took the brunt of the wormi... View more info

Image for The Registers of the Parish Church of Felkirk in the Diocese and County of York from May 1701, to December 1812.

The Registers of the Parish Church of Felkirk in the Diocese and County of York from May 1701, to December 1812.

By: A. Nora J. Royds

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Rochdale, James Clegg, Aldine Press: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2071

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Damp staining to the bottom corners of the upper and lower boards and with a little rubbing but otherwise in very good condition. There is minor staining to the endpapers and the front pastedown is signed by an owner dated 1894 as welll as by the editor. Well bound but with the otherwise very good contents having a small number of ink notations. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; iv,275,[1] pages; Signed by Editor View more info

Image for The Earl of Clermont: a forgotton Co. Monaghan magnate of the late eighteenth century

The Earl of Clermont: a forgotton Co. Monaghan magnate of the late eighteenth century

By: A. P. W. Malcomson

Price: £4.95

Publisher: N.D.

Seller ID: k600

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy. Clearly reissued from another publication but that and the date are not indicated. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. (bkrm); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [54] pages View more info

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Voices in a Giant City

By: A. S. J. Tessimond

Price: £58.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000601

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth board with silver title to spine in very good condition. ex libris bookplate to browned endpaper. Some pencil marks to contents otherwise text is fine. A very nice copy. 8vo. viii,66,[2]pp. View more info

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Le Voilier 1958

By: Academie de Quebec

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Quebec, L'Academie de Quebec: 1958

Seller ID: k1275

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Lavishly illustrated with photos of the students and scenes of their student life. The boards are heavily soiled but otherwise this is a very good copy. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 318,[2] pages View more info

Image for Jacobean Embroidery: Its Forms and Fillings Including Late Tudor

Jacobean Embroidery: Its Forms and Fillings Including Late Tudor

By: Ada Wentworth Fitzwilliam; A. F. Morris Hands

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. Ltd.: 1935

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: k2684

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Very good lightly rubbed clean blue cloth with fine bright gilt lettering & design plus bright and clean front paper illustration. Ex libris bookplate to the fp but with the contents fine and unmarked. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 57,[3] pages View more info

Image for Holle im Hurtgenwald: Die Kampfe vom Hohen Venn bis zur Rur September 1944 bis Februar 1945

Holle im Hurtgenwald: Die Kampfe vom Hohen Venn bis zur Rur September 1944 bis Februar 1945

By: Adolf Hohenstein; Wolfgang Trees

Price: £31.50

Publisher: Aachen, Triangel Verlag: 1986

Seller ID: k2600

ISBN: 3922974015

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


The book, in pictorial boards only, is in fine clean condition with no inscriptions or notations. The text is in the German language only and this appears to be a 7th edition of 1986. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 320,(2) pages View more info

Image for Rembrandt Erste Mappe: Acht farbige Wiedergaben seiner Gemälde. [Seemanns Künstlermappen 5]

Rembrandt Erste Mappe: Acht farbige Wiedergaben seiner Gemälde. [Seemanns Künstlermappen 5]

By: Adolf Philippi [Introduction]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Leipzig, E. A. Seeman:

Seller ID: k2451

Condition: Good


Paper folder which has some wear and tear plus slight loss to the edges but with a clean laid down colour illustration to the front and clean brown covers. Tied with string are 8 pages of text, all in German. Then also tied are 8 tipped in colour plates on card with all the plates very fine. One of the cards has two tear to the margins however and these are not titled. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [8] pages View more info

Image for John Varley of the "Old Society"

John Varley of the "Old Society"

By: Adrian Bury

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Leigh-on-Sea, F. Lewis, Publishers, Limited: 1946

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: k1254

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This is copy 130 of a limited edition of 500. The spine is sunned and there is modest fading to the front and rear boards which are otherwise very good. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown and the rough cut pages of text are very good. To the rear is a large section of 77 plates, largely black and white, also in very good condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; [8],13-84 pages View more info

Image for Cambridge Poets 1900-1913.  An Anthology

Cambridge Poets 1900-1913. An Anthology

By: Aelfrida Tillyard

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2829

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Black cloth boards with gilt blindstamped borders and lettering in fine condition but for remnants of library label and stamp to the spine. TEG and with typical library markings to front endpapers with small number of circular stamps to the contents including the title page. Contents otherwise fine. Loose inside is a letter on Queen's University of Belfast headed notepaper dated 1911 to Mrs Quiggin signed by Hugh Meredith (one of the contributors and linked to E. M. F... View more info