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Pictures of English History
London, T Nelson. 1886. Cloth Boards, 12mo. Boards bear only mild wear, fep/rep tanned and spotted, else sound. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Bookcase -- Book number: 72619
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.75 US$ 32.53 | JP¥ 3695]
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'A. L. O. E.'
Pictures of St. Peter in an English Home
London, T Nelson and Sons. 1887. Decorative Cloth. Hardback. Good Plus.
-- Bookcase -- Book number: 24017
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 19.52 | JP¥ 2217]
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Picturesque England : Its Landmarks & Historic Haunts.
London: Frederick Warne, 1894. . Compiled by L. Valentine, features 140 wood engravings and full page coloured plates. 512 pages plus ads, red cloth cover frayed at edges, marked on back, but contents very good and a truly delghtful book on England of the late Victorian age..
-- firstpagebooks -- Book number: 247
GBP 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 43.75 US$ 49.45 | JP¥ 5616]
Keywords: u.k., travel, history
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Picturesque North Wales
Published by Photochrom Co. Ltd., London and Tunbridge Wells circa 1900 edition not stated. 1900. Card wraps 9" x 6". 16 views produced in sepia matt photogravure. Cameo peep hole to upper panel. Light soiling to edges and corners.
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.36 | JP¥ 1404]
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Picturesque England and Wales: Sixty Coloured Illustrations
Sevenoaks: J Salmon. Paperback. No date or edition statement, spiral binding.. Very Good .
-- Philip Emery -- Book number: 152367
GBP 4.04 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.26 | JP¥ 597]
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A Picturesque Description of North Wales Embellished with Twenty Select Views From Nature
Thomas M'Lean, 1st 1823. Hardback. Fine condition. 20 superb hand-coloured aquatints. Oblong format. Magnificent modern binding, three-quarters red morocco, raised bands to spine. Gilt title block to front cover. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Only a very occasional foxspot. A superb copy.
-- Stella & Rose's Books -- Book number: 681840
GBP 1200.00 [Appr.: EURO 1377.75 US$ 1561.63 | JP¥ 177346]
Keywords: TOPOGRAPHY (UK) WALES ANTIQUARIAN HAND COLOURED
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"Pilgrim's Progress": Critical and Historical Views (English Texts & Studies)
Liverpool University Press. Hardcover ISBN: 085323194X, Condition: VeryGood.
-- Aardvark Rare Books -- Book number: mon0000236459
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.81 | JP¥ 887]
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[London, 1799.] 8vo. 4pp. As issued.. Variant issue. ESTC: L, O; CRAz; CoQMM, PC, InU-Li.
-- John Turton -- Book number: 39899
GBP 52.20 [Appr.: EURO 60 US$ 67.93 | JP¥ 7715]
Keywords: Publishing
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The Pocket Herald or a Complete View of the Present Peerage of England, Scotland and Ireland with All the Arms Engraved and Blazoned
J. Almon, 1769. Hardback. Very good condition with no wrapper. Two volumes. Small format. 5.5 x 3 inches. The Pocket Herald Or A Complete View of the Present Peerage of England, Scotland and Ireland With All the Arms Engraved and Blazoned. 56 pages of b/w heraldic illustrations typically six to a page. Modern grey paperboards with white title labels to spines. Spines lightly browned. Contents very good. [S]
-- Stella & Rose's Books -- Book number: 810344
GBP 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 201 US$ 227.74 | JP¥ 25863]
Keywords: HISTORY HISTORY (BRITISH) HERALDRY ANTIQUARIAN
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The Pope and the Premier, as viewed from Scottish mountain tops.
Edinburgh: Menzies, N.D. [1874]. 8vo. 110pp, frontis. Original printed stiff-card wraps. Paper covering from front wrap lost - MS title inscribed, spine chipped and worn. Ex-Hope Trust with book-plate to front paste down end paper.
-- John Turton -- Book number: 23133
GBP 23.20 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 US$ 30.19 | JP¥ 3429]
Keywords: Theology Anti-Catholic Scotland Covenanters
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Portfolio: Contemporary Photography in Britain 38#
U.K. Portfolio Photography Workshop. 2003, First Edition. paperback. Used, Clean, bright and tight. Issue 38. Full of glossy colour images. Featuring work by: Candida Hofer, Thomas Demand, Wolfgang Tillmans, Cindy Sherman, Annee Olofsson. Good/No Dust Jacket.
-- PsychoBabel Books -- Book number: 200474
GBP 4.78 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.22 | JP¥ 706]
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The Principle of The English Poor-Laws Illustrated and Defended, by an Historical View of indigece in Civil Society … By Frederick Page.
Monthly Review, London, 1823. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 7 pages. This is an essay from The Monthly Review, regarding this published work. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Monthly Review; Inventory No: 280116.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 280116
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.62 | JP¥ 1773]
Keywords: BZDB395 Monthly Review; The Principle of The English PoorLaws Illustrated and Defended by an Historical View of indigece in Civil Society By Frederick Page
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Print-making and Picture Printing: Bibliographical Guide to Artistic and Industrial Techniques in Britain, 1750-1900
Plough Press. Hardcover ISBN: 0902813129, Condition: VeryGood.
-- Aardvark Rare Books -- Book number: mon0000109192
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.01 | JP¥ 1478]
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[VERTUE (GEORGE)]
Prints. King Charles I. and the Heads of the Noble Earls, Lords, and others, who suffered for their Loyalty in the Rebellion and Civil-Wars of England. With their Characters engraved under each Print, extracted from Lord Clarendon. Taken from Original Pictures of the greatest Masters, many of them Sir Anthony Vandyke's, and all the Heads accurately engraved by Mr Geo. Vertue...
London: Printed and Published according to Act of Parliament, for C. Davis; S. Austen; and W. H. Toms, 1746. First edition, large folio, [2], 2pp., without the list of subscribers, engraved frontispiece and 10 engraved plates with a total of 26 portraits of royalists, letter-press title and preface, some minor spotting and light browning but overall the plates are very clean and bright, expertly rebound in cont. style calf calf, marbled boards, red morocco spine label, an attractive copy. Rare: ESTC locates only three copy in the UK (all at Oxford) and four copies in North America. A reason for the scarcity of the complete volume may be found in a note on the title page, which advises that: "As these Prints are an agreeable Ornament for Rooms, they may be had of the Proprietors in neat black Frames and Glasses". Vertue's parents had served in the court of the exiled James II, and the publication of this volume in praise of loyal servants to the Stuart crown in the year of Culloden may well suggest Jacobite sympathies. This may be signalled by couplet from Pope quoted in the frontispiece: "Rich Industry Sat Smiling on the Plain | And Peace, and Plenty, told a Stuart's reign."
-- Forest Books -- Book number: 30374
GBP 975.00 [Appr.: EURO 1119.5 US$ 1268.83 | JP¥ 144094]
Keywords: ROYALTY ANTIQUARIAN KING CHARLES I LORDS EARLS ROYALISTS PORTRAITS ART ENGRAVINGS
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The Public View: A Look at How the Public View Some Key Issues Confronting Britain Today.
News International 1977. . 36p pb, fold-out tables, political, economic and social surveys almost as new.
-- Plurabelle Books -- Book number: PAQ58185
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.51 | JP¥ 739]
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Railroadiana : A New History of England or picturesque, biographical, historical, legendary, and antiquarian sketches descriptive of the Vicinity of the Railroads.
London: Simpkin Marshall, 1838. Railroadiana : A New History of England or picturesque, biographical, historical, legendary, and antiquarian sketches descriptive of the Vicinity of the Railroads published by Simpkin, Marshall, London 1838. 1st edition. A detailed account of the towns and sights along the line of the London and Birmingham Railway and their history. Includes a folding map of the line (size 68 by 28 cm, hand-coloured) inside a pocket within the front endpapers. Illustrated with full-page engravings, some hand-coloured. In stiff cloth-covered boards with a splendid gold-stamped image of a locomotive on the front. Size 19.5 by 12 cm. 216 pages. Some rubbing to head of spine but otherwise book and map in VG condition. Images available.
-- Arthur Hook -- Book number: 1707
GBP 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 287 US$ 325.34 | JP¥ 36947]
Keywords: Railways, Guides, Travel, Transport, History
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Reflections concerning the Expediency of a Council of the Church of England and the Church of Rome being holden, with a View to accommodate Religious Differences, and to promote the Unity of Religion in the Bond of Peace. A rare original article from the Eclectic Review, 1817.
Eclectic Review, New Series. Vol 8, 1817. 1817. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Octavo. 67 pages. Some browning throughout. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Eclectic Review; Inventory No: 194772.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 194772
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.01 | JP¥ 1478]
Keywords: BZDB395 Eclectic Review; Reflections concerning the Expediency of a Council of the Church of England and the Church of Rome being holden with a View to accommodate Religious Differences and to promote the Unity of Religion in the Bond of Peace A rare o
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Regulations Concerning the British Museum, Since the 29th of June 1807: With an Account of the Number of Persons Admitted to View the Museum, and to Have the Use of the Reading Room
London, House of Commons. 1808. 9pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper HC310. Monthly attendance at the British Museum averaged little over 1000 whilst as few as 7 persons a month used the reading room. Parliamentary Papers of this period are scarce. It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 174083
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23 US$ 26.03 | JP¥ 2956]
Keywords: British Museum Library
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Report of the Sub-committee on a Photographic Survey of England and Wales
---, Society of Antiquaries. 1895. Soft Cover, 8vo. Has different wrap cover from original, some PP loose and unbound, closed edges uncut and ruffled, text clean and clear, some marks from cover to title page. Poor/No Jacket.
-- Bookcase -- Book number: 60108
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.5 US$ 39.04 | JP¥ 4434]
Keywords: Npp
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The Rivers of Great Britain. Descriptive Historical Pictorial. Rivers of the East Coast
London: Cassell & Co, 1889. Reprint. Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover with bevelled edges. 330mm x 260mm (13" x 10"). vii, 376pp. Numerous b/w illustrations.. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Spine faded. Some minor staining to fore edge. Browning to prelims .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: 4421
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 46 US$ 52.05 | JP¥ 5912]
Keywords: Topography Scotland North of England 1850 - 1900 Antiquarian
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Rivers of Great Britain: The Thames, from Source to Sea Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial
Cassell 1902 viii, 367, 8, 13 b/w plates, text illus. . HB. 4to, orig. dec. cloth, aeg, minor wear. Prize label to endpaper. Vg.. First published 1891. Comprises of twelve chapters written by different authors..
-- Pemberley Natural History Books -- Book number: 32816
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 46 US$ 52.05 | JP¥ 5912]
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Rivers of Great Britain: The Thames, from source to sea. Descriptive, historical, pictorial
Cassell & Company, London, 1891. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and front board. Illustration of house, trees and river to front board. Bevelled edges, no dustwrapper. Aeg. 12.25ins x 9.5ins, marbled endpapers, viii, 368pp plus tissue guarded frontis and map. Other illustrations and maps within the text.Split to edge of spine. Contents VG, Boards G+.
-- Missing Books (PBFA) -- Book number: 48525
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.75 US$ 32.53 | JP¥ 3695]
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Round the Coast an Album of Pictures from Photographs of the Chief Seaside Places of Interest in Great Britain and Ireland
London, George Newnes, 1895. Hard Cover , Landscape. Great selection of photographs of Britain's seaside resorts in their heyday. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering and black & gilt decoration. Cloth is worn/torn to spine ends and corners. Hinges have been reinforced with linen binder's tape. One page has small tear to bottom margin (no text affected). Generally a good clean copy of this interesting book - which now serves as a nostalgic look at the seaside resorts of yesteryear. 284 pages. Prompt dispatch. Good.
-- YesterYear Books -- Book number: 064990
GBP 47.50 [Appr.: EURO 54.75 US$ 61.81 | JP¥ 7020]
Keywords: , Local History, Coast, Britain, Seaside Resorts, Heyday
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BIRTH OF THE BATTLESHIP. BRITISH CAPITAL SHIP DESIGN 1870-1881.
"Roy. 4to., First Edition, with illustrated title-spread and very numerous photographs in the text; cloth, gilt back, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Excellent overvew of British capital ship design in an age beset with the challenges of rapid technological change."
£30.00 "naval, royal navy, victorian age, sail, ironclads, battleships, warship design, nt14, nemo, j. beeler, naval, to 1914, birth, battleship"
-- Island Books -- Book number: 6068
GBP 1914.00 [Appr.: EURO 2197.25 US$ 2490.81 | JP¥ 282867]
Keywords: "Chatham,"
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The Royal Album of Chromo Views - the Most Exquisite Scenery of the British Isles
London, Thomas Nelson & Son. 1900. Heavy Decorated Gilt Boards, Oblong Quarto. Beautifully produced Victorian Chromolithographs of the UK. [4]pp+10 full colour, card plates in protective tissue-paper, each with 4 chromos. Original Blue elaborate Gilt Boards, gilted titles, gilt edges. Colour tipped-in frontis of Forth Bridge. Decorative endpapers. 41 only Chromo lithographs in all: London (4); English Lakes (8); Edinburgh and its environs (5); Scenery of the Clyde (4); Loch Lomond(4);Trossachs and Loch Katrine (4); West Highlands(4)The Lakes of Killarney and Glengariff(4). Contents page calls for full complement of 217 chromos- these have never been bound in - possibly a travellers copy. Boards bit worn at edges. Some very light foxing of title page but plates bright and clean. No signatures. Very Good -/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 002152
GBP 84.00 [Appr.: EURO 96.5 US$ 109.31 | JP¥ 12414]
Keywords: England Cumberland Lake District Ireland Killarney London Scotland Forth Bridge Scottish Edinburgh Lothian Chromolithography Illustrated Princes Street Castle Holyrood Palace Clyde Loch Lomond Oban Iona Staffa Scottish Topography & Local History General
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