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Image for Cours d'histoire a l'usage de la jeunesse. - Tome Quatrieme. Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Assyriens des Medes et des Perses, des Grecs, des Carthaginois avec cartes a l'usage des Maisons d'education.

Cours d'histoire a l'usage de la jeunesse. - Tome Quatrieme. Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Assyriens des Medes et des Perses, des Grecs, des Carthaginois avec cartes a l'usage des Maisons d'education.

By: Anon (Various?)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Lyon, J. B. Pelagaud et Cie: 1851

Edition: Nouvelle Edition (New Edition)

Seller ID: 113859


All text in FRENCH. A charming little mid-nineteenth century French educational volume in the original blue paper covered boards and grey cloth spine, a little light rubbing to the extremities of the edges/corners, with a black-printed paper label with a black decorative border to the spine. A former owner's name, address and date (1855) in old ink on the front pastedown. An oval blue (booksellers) stamp under the half title opposite. 232pp. 2 Fold out maps in b/w after ... View more info

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A Dissertation on Rhetoric

By: Aristotle (translated From The Greek by) Daniel Michael Crimmin, Esq.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, J. J. Stockdale: 1812

Edition: 2nd Edition ( Corrected and Enlarged )

Seller ID: 112318


Quarter-bound in the orginal contemporary binding with a beige cloth spine, and paper covered boards. No Titling to the spine or boards. (Probably had a paper label - now missing). All covers are a little marked/grubby and there is a 2" narrow split in the top inner edge to the cloth of the spine - but all hinges tight and sound - it's just the cloth that has split. The corners, edges and head/tail of the spine are bumped, with a little scraping to the corners but ge... View more info

Splendours of the Lost Civilisations Journey in the World of Archaelogy

By: Bourbon, Fabio;

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Vercelli, Italy, White Star: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110896


Cream boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The bottom edge of the boards have some minor shelf-wear and the rear inner spine is beginning to crack, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 352 pp. Illustrated with colour plates and photographs throughout. Glossary; Bibliography. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, C... View more info

A History of Europe A Cultural and Political Survey

By: Bowle, John

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg / Heinemann: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110785


Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped but does have some slight edge wear to the extremities as well as some light smudges/scratches which can only be seen if held up to the light. The bottom page fore-edge has a couple of tiny brown spots, otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. (xi) + 626 pp. Illustrated with b/w maps and map endpapers. Index. Overall, apart from the minor 'faul... View more info

ITINERARIUM CAMBRIAE seu laboriosae Baldvini Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi per Walliam Legationis Accurata Descriptio ...cum annotationibus Davidis Poweli. (The Itinerary Through Wales & the Description of Wales ('Descriptio Cambriae') Itinerarium Cambriae

By: CAMBRENSE GIRALDO SILVESTER (Giraldis Cambrensis) Geraldus Cambrensis

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Londini (London), GULIELMI BULMER ET SOCII (William Bulmer): 1804

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9842


Original Half Leather, a little worn and scraped, cloth boards. Spine rebacked at a later date in a similar newer tan leather with 5 gilt edged bands and a dark maroon title label and bright gilt titling. Bookplate of St Edmonds College, Old Hall (S.E.C Duplicate stamp beneath) and a few inked numbers at the top of the front pastedown. A large 'classification' stamp on the reverse of the Title. No other library marks. Plain sand coloured endpapers. Frontispiece a... View more info

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Hypatia or New Foes with an Old Face (Early Half-Leather Binding)

By: Charles Kingsley

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co. , Limited: 1899

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 114476


In a handsomely bound volume. Half Leather binding (spine and corners) with marbled paper covered boards. 5 raised bands with gilt titling/decoration to the spine. 4 compartments with a gilt flower, 1 compartment with a red leather title label and the Author's name in gilt titling to a lower compartment. A few very light marks and scratches to the covers from storage, and the base colour of the blue to the spine has a slight tinge of green from light exposure - but only ... View more info

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Hereward the Wake 'Last of the English' (Early Half-Leather Binding)

By: Charles Kingsley

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co. , Limited: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 114479


In a handsomely bound volume. Half Leather binding (spine and corners) with marbled paper covered boards. 5 raised bands with gilt titling/decoration to the spine. 4 compartments with a gilt flower, 1 compartment with a red leather title label and the Author's name in gilt titling to a lower compartment. A few very light marks and scratches to the covers from storage, and the base colour of the blue to the spine has a slight tinge of green from light exposure - but only ... View more info

Pictures from Greek Life and Story

By: Church Rev A. J.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1900s

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 108783


Dark Blue based pictorial cloth boards with bright black/blue/gilt titling and Gilt/Red/ Black/Gray illustrations to the spine and front board. Bevelled boards and All edges gilt. Crown Octavo. With b/w frontispiece and illustrations on plate paper. This copy has crisp, clean and beautifully bright covers and a bright gilt prize motif on the rear board - 'Llanelly Intermediate And Technical School'. Internally the first few and rear few pps suffer from some browning/foxi... View more info

The Rape of Proserpine

By: Claudian (Trans R. Martin Pope)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent and Sons Ltd: 1934

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 107351


...in English verse. This volume contains an English verse translation, together with the original text, of Claudian's De Raptu Prosepinae by R Martin Pope...NOT PRICE CLIPPED, dustwrap torn and chipped to edges with a slight loss to head and tail of spine of d/w, dusty, clean dark blue boards with bright gilt titling to spine, white letter to spine, blind stamped decs to front cover, corners and head/tail of spine lightly bumped, bookplate to front pastedown, label to r... View more info

Ancient Greece. a Sketch of Its Art Literature and Philosophy Viewed in Connexion with Its External History from Earliest Times to the Age of Alexander the Great.

By: Cotterill, H. B.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co Ltd: 1922

Edition: 2nd Edition (reprint)

Seller ID: 000787


INTERNALLY EXCELLENT. CLEAN TIGHT COPY but boards very mottled (have been damp at some point hence the price) E/p's browning. Colour frontispiece with tissue guard. Name/Writing on title page. 498 pp. Profusely illustraterd in black and white. ; 000787; 8vo View more info

Virgil

By: Dudley, Donald R. (editor)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47711


Dark Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's lettered dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. The front flap of the dustjacket has been cut off and is missing but the d/j is protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. (xi) + 219 pp. Illustrated in b/w photos. 20 photo plates on art paper, from photographs, drawings, oil paintings, sculptures, etc. Indexed. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib cop... View more info

Founding Fathers A Re-Issue of This Famous Novel

By: Duggan, Alfred

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1972

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 110327


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's illustrated dustjacket. Dustjacket is not price-clipped. There is negligible foxing to the top page-edge. No Inscriptions or Marks. 283pp. Apart from the negligible foxing to the top page-edge this is an Excellent Clean, Tight and Bright 'AS NEW' copy." An Historical novel on the founding of Rome; featuring the mythology of Romulus and the eighth century B. C classical world" ; 8vo 8&#... View more info

Giraldi Cambrensis Opera. Volume IV. (In the Series - Rerum Britannicarum Medii Aevi Scriptores or Chronicles and Memorials of Great Britain and Ireland During the Middle Ages) Itinerarium Kambriae Et Descriptio Kambriae

By: Geraldus Cambrensis (Gerald Of Wales; Giraldi Cambrensis) edited by James F. Dimock

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer: 1868

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 108638


Glossery I of Unusual words, and Glossery II of Names of Persons and Places. Index. ALL hinges secure and tight. Overall a Very Good tight and bright copy. ; Volume Four only. This volume contains the 'Itinerarium Kambriae et Descriptio Kambriae', (An Itinerary through Wales and A Description of Wales and its Peoples. ). Large 8vo. In a series also known as 'The Rolls Series'. In contemporary quarter brown (? Pseudo) Morocco with gilt titling, over black paper-covered bo... View more info

A Concise Encylcopaedia of the Italian Renaissance With 237 Illustrations

By: Hale, J. R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110791


Laminated pictorial card covers. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. The lamination is only just beginning to peel to the front edge and there is a former owner's name and date written on the top corner of the front endpaper, otherwise there are no other Inscriptions or Marks. 360 pp. With 237 b/w llustrations. Tables of Succession; Glossary of Italian Terms; Bibliographical Note; Photographic Acknowledgments. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detalied above, thi... View more info

Greek Pottery

By: Lane Arthur

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47814


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Minor marks to boards. No dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. (xv) + 62 text pp plus 54 coloured & 96 plain plates. Internally Good but weak inner hinge, line mark on ffep, some thumbing and marks occasionally. Overall a Clean, Tight copy. ; Faber Monographs on Pottery & Porcelain Series; Ex-Library; Tall 8vo - 10" View more info