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Image for Modern Judaism: A Brief Account of the Opinions, Traditions, Rites, and Ceremonies of the Jews in Modern Times. Second Edition. Revised and Corrected. 1830

Modern Judaism: A Brief Account of the Opinions, Traditions, Rites, and Ceremonies of the Jews in Modern Times. Second Edition. Revised and Corrected. 1830

By: Allen John

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, R. B. Seeley and W. Burnside, Fleet Street,: 1830

Edition: 2nd Edition. Revised and Corrected

Seller ID: M009295

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A good hardcover example of the second edition 1830, revised and corrected. Rebound in a stout modern black leatherette, with a home made paper title label to spine. The previous owner's name and date on a small paper label inside front cover, and 2 small ink stamped monograms to corner of half-title and title page, otherwise unmarked. Solid, clean and tight, with some light tan (foxing) spots to to the prelims, page edges, and scattered occasionally inside. (xvi) + 451 pp. 25 chapters with the odd diagram and table. Relatively scarce in this orignal form. John Allen (1771-1839) was an English... View more info

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Twenty-Four Costumes of Wales

By: Anon

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Germany, Made in Germany: (1880)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114019

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth-covered boards with a untitled plain cloth spine. The front board has the title, decorative borders and an heraldic 'Welsh Dragon' tooled in gilt on the front cover, the gilt a little dulled in places. The rear board has blind stamped decoration. The edges and corners are slightly rubbed here and there. NO date or publisher shown other than 'Made in Germany' on the bottom of the front board. This type of publication was usually sold as a gift 'souvenir' and invariably printed abroad and could be any date from the 1850s to the 1890s - often with the name of the gift shop on the rear ... View more info

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Original Watercolour of DANBURY COMMON, Essex. UK

By: Anon

Price: £55.00

Publisher: UK, None: 1866

Edition: None

Seller ID: 114020

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Delightful Original Watercolour of Danbury Common, Essex, done (presumably? ) by a talented Victorian amateur hand. On the reverse of the watercolour there is written in old fading ink and entitled - 'Danbury Common, Essex, Sept 1866'. No artist named, and was discovered loose in a Mid Victorian Souvenir book, so no provenance either. Measures 12 cm x 8.8 cm. A most attractive ORIGINAL Mid-Victorian Watercolour. See Images. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall View more info

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A French Heiress in Her Own Chateau.

By: Anon. The Author Of "One Only", "Constantia", etc. (Eleanor Catherine Price)

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington,: 1878

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: M007747

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Overall a very good hardback copy of this scarce title. Red cloth with bright gilt titling and bright gilt and black decoration, which is still strikingly bright on the front, and still bright, but not quite as shiny, on the spine. Some lightish rubbing to the corner tips and head/tail of the spine but NO damage. Dusty & toned page edges. Internally NO inscriptions or marks. (8) + 306 pages. Plus a 32 page catalogue dated October 1878 at rear. Plain intact endpapers. HOWEVER the top corner of the frontispiece is missing, just clipping the extreme corner of the picture. 6 full page illustration... View more info

Image for Beeton's Shilling Gardening Book. Containing Full and Practical Instructions Concerning Garden Operations, the Flower Garden, the Fruit Garden, the Kitchen Garden, Pests of the Month,  With a Monthly Calendar or Work to be Done in the Garden Throughout the Year

Beeton's Shilling Gardening Book. Containing Full and Practical Instructions Concerning Garden Operations, the Flower Garden, the Fruit Garden, the Kitchen Garden, Pests of the Month, With a Monthly Calendar or Work to be Done in the Garden Throughout the Year

By: Beeton (Mrs)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock and Co. ,: 1897

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 119611

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Undated Earlyish Edition. Thinner than the later editions so probably a late Victorian copy 1890-1900s? . In a beige/darkened edges lettered and decorated cloth. Stains and marks to the rear cover. Spine sunned but all titling clear. No dustjacket. Page fore-edges are dusty, lightly age toned and with one pale stain. Internally VERY GOOD, front and rear pastedowns and free endpapers are adverts in black printed/illustrated grey paper. A former owner's neat name to the top of the front free endpaper o/w No other inscriptions or marks - clean, tight and bright. (4) + 252 pp + 16 pp (Ward Lock bo... View more info

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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive. Volume XVI - YORKSHIRE

By: Bigland John

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Printed By J. Harris, Longman and Co, and Others. ,: 1812

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119658

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


One Volume in the series - 'Beauties of England and Wales'. This series originally published in 25 volumes. This volume is marked oddly, but forms the complete YORKSHIRE Volume. The Volume is bound in full leather with 5 raised bands, Gilt titling on 2 labels and gilt decoration to each compartment. Probably contemporary or near contemporary bindings. The spine has some flaws/damage, splitting to the edges of the spine, some chipping with loss to the head/tail of the spine but all hinges holding and an attractive book. ALL Edges Marbled. The volume has marbled endpapers and 2 former owners lab... View more info

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The Blessedness of the Poor in Spirit. A Sermon Preach'd before the Queen At St James's Novemb. 17. 1706 (ORIGINAL 18th Century Pamphlet)

By: Blackall, Ofspring D. D.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Publish'd by Her Majesty's Special Command. Printed and Sold By H. Hills, in Black-Fryars, Near the Water-fide. for the Benefit of the Poor: 1706

Edition: The Third Edition

Seller ID: 114584

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


An ORIGINAL early 18th Century sewn pamphlet. Complete. Possibly disbound, but could have been published 'as is'. It does state after the Printer's details - "For the Benefit of the Poor". Generally very good, but with light browning and splitting at the spine, most pages loose, and a slightly ragged edge to the blank fore-edge of page 1. The Third Edition. 8vo. 16 pp including the covers. Published by Her Majesty's Special Command. Pages lightly toned with age. Ofspring Blackall was Chaplain in Ordinary to her Majesty. Blackall who died in 1716 was a Cambridge man, opponent of Toland ... View more info

Image for The Way of Trying Prophets. A Sermon Preach'd before the Queen At St James's November. 9. 1707 (ORIGINAL 18th Century Pamphlet - Disbound)

The Way of Trying Prophets. A Sermon Preach'd before the Queen At St James's November. 9. 1707 (ORIGINAL 18th Century Pamphlet - Disbound)

By: Blackall, Ofspring D. D.

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, Publish'd By Her Majesty's Special Command. Printed and Sold By H. Hills, in Black-Fryars, Near the Water-Fide. for the Benefit of the Poor: 1707

Edition: The Third Edition

Seller ID: 114585

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


An Original early 18th Century pamphlet. Complete. Possibly disbound, but could have been published 'as is'. It does state after the Printer's details - "For the Benefit of the Poor". Generally good, but with browned pages, most pages loose and splitting at the spine and a slightly ragged edge to the blank fore-edge of page one, with some small losses to the top and bottom of the blank spine edge. The Third Edition. 8vo. 24 pp including the covers. Published by Her Majesty's Special Command. Pages browned with age. An old Institutional stamp to the last page = "...of South Wales... View more info

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Songs of Innocence

By: Blake William

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (1st with these Illustrations); First Printing

Seller ID: 113930

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


In the original pictorial paper-covered boards with an IDENTICAL pictorial dustjacket. All delightfully Illustrated by HAROLD JONES. First Edition THUS, First Printing, with these lovely Illustrations by Harold Jones. The head and tail of spine of the boards are VERY slightly bumped, NO damage. The book is VERY Clean and Bright. The dustjacket is lightly spotted (foxed - pale brown spots) to the reverse, which shows through a little on the jacket, predominently to the back cover. The dustjacket has a small nick (0.5 cm) , with loss, to the head of the d/j spine, and a minute nick to the bottom... View more info

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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive. Volume VIII - KENT (Large Part) (Part of Kent Was Also in Volume VII)

By: Brayley Edward Wedlake

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Printed By Vernor, Hood & Sharpe; Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme; and Others...: 1808

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119661

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


One Volume in the series - 'Beauties of England and Wales'. This series originally published in 25 volumes. This volume forms most of the KENT Volume, but 'Kent' started athe end of Vol. VII which forms Hertfordshire, Huntingdonshire, and the first part of Kent. The Volume is bound in full leather with 5 raised bands, Gilt titling on 2 labels and gilt decoration to each compartment. Probably contemporary or near contemporary bindings. The spine has some flaws/damage, splitting to the edges of the spine - the front board is only holding on by one 'string'. Some small chipping with a tiny loss t... View more info

Image for The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive. Volume X - 5 Volumes - LONDON and MIDDLESEX Complete.

The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive. Volume X - 5 Volumes - LONDON and MIDDLESEX Complete.

By: Brayley, Edward Wedlake; The Rev. Joseph Nightingale, & J. Norris Brewer

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, Printed By J. Harris, Longman and Co, and Others. ,: 1810

Edition: 1st Editions

Seller ID: 119652

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Five volumes consisting of the whole of the 'London and Middlesex' section of the series - 'Beauties of England and Wales'. This series originally published in 25 volumes. These 5 volumes were published between 1810 and 1816 are marked oddly, but form the complete set of 'London and Middlesex. All volumes are unifomly bound in full leather with 5 raised bands, Gilt titling on 2 labels and gilt decoration to each compartment. Probably contemporary or near contemporary bindings. Each spine has some damage, some worse then others, and Part 3 has the front cover and front endpapers detached. ALL E... View more info

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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive. Volume XII - Part II - OXFORDSHIRE and RUTLANDSHIRE

By: Brewer J. Norris

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Printed By J. Harris, Longman and Co, and Others. ,: 1813

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119655

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


One Volume in the series - 'Beauties of England and Wales'. This series originally published in 25 volumes. This volume is marked oddly, but form the complete OXFORDSHIRE & RUTLANDSHIRE Volume. The Volume is bound in full leather with 5 raised bands, Gilt titling on 2 labels and gilt decoration to each compartment. Probably contemporary or near contemporary bindings. The spine has some flaws/damage, some splitting to the edges of the spine, some chipping with loss to the head of the spine and a small triangular piece missing from the foot of the spine, but all hinges holding and an attractive ... View more info

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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive. Volume XV - WILTSHIRE

By: Britton John

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Printed By J. Harris, Longman and Co, and Others. ,: 1814

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119662

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


One Volume in the series - 'Beauties of England and Wales'. This series originally published in 25 volumes. This volume is marked oddly, but forms the complete WILTSHIRE Volume. The Volume is bound in full leather with 5 raised bands, Gilt titling on 2 labels and gilt decoration to each compartment. Probably contemporary or near contemporary bindings. The spine has some flaws/damage, splitting to the edges of the spine, some chipping with loss to the head/tail of the spine but all hinges holding and an attractive book. ALL Edges Marbled. The volume has marbled endpapers and 2 former owners lab... View more info

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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive. Volume III - CUMBERLAND, The ISLE of MAN and DERBYSHIRE

By: Britton John and Edward Wedlake Brayley

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Printed By Vernor & Hood; Longman & Rees, Cuthell & Martin and Others...: 1802

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119665

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


One Volume in the series - 'Beauties of England and Wales'. This series originally published in 25 volumes. This volume 3 forms CUMBERLAND, The ISLE of MAN and DERBYSHIRE. The Isle of Man is not part of the title on the spine but is present and consists of 42 pages, 1 Plate and a wood-engraved tail-piece. The Volume is bound in full leather with 5 raised bands, Gilt titling on 2 labels and gilt decoration to each compartment. Probably contemporary or near contemporary bindings. The spine has some flaws/damage, splitting to the edges of the spine. Some small chipping/repair-work with some tiny ... View more info

Image for The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive. Volume II - CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CHESHIRE and CORNWALL.

The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive. Volume II - CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CHESHIRE and CORNWALL.

By: Britton John and Edward Wedlake Brayley

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Printed By Vernor & Hood; Longman & Rees, Cuthell & Martin and Others...: 1801

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119666

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


One Volume in the series - 'Beauties of England and Wales'. This series originally published in 25 volumes. This volume 2 forms Volume II - CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CHESHIRE and CORNWALL. The Volume is bound in full leather with 5 raised bands, Gilt titling on 2 labels and gilt decoration to each compartment. Probably contemporary or near contemporary bindings. The spine has some flaws/damage, splitting to the edges of the spine. Some small chipping/repair-work with some tiny loss to the head/tail of the spine, but hinges holding currently (front hinge shaky) despite some splits, and overall is an attr... View more info

Image for Trioedd Ynys Prydein. The Welsh Triads Edited with Introduction, Translation and Commentary by Rachel Bromwich

Trioedd Ynys Prydein. The Welsh Triads Edited with Introduction, Translation and Commentary by Rachel Bromwich

By: Bromwich, Rachel [editor]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113924

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth-covered boards with Bright gilt titling to the spine. No dustjacket. Covers are generally clean and the titling is bright. A little 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine and the corners, and a little light wear to the covers overall, but the book is generally VG, and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks very good. (Images taken without the clear cover) . Internally the endpapers and page fore-edges are lightly spotted and lightly tanned, and withthe odd 'patch' of light browning sporadically in the book. There is a former owner's name and... View more info

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Anne of Geierstein or The Maiden of the Mist (Three Volume Set)

By: by The Author of " Waverley " etc, (Walter Scott)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Cadell and Co. , and Simpkin & Marshall: 1829

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114026

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A re-backed 3 volume,1st Edition, set. Each volume in identical (presumed original) green pebbled cloth-covered boards with a newer, very similarly coloured, green cloth spine, and a Blue blocked, Gilt bordered, Gilt Title to the spine of each volume. New lemon endpapers to each book. Corners bumped and rubbed with age. Lacks all half-titles and advertisements, all books start with the title page after the new endpapers. Quite heavy foxing (browny-yellow spotting/patching) throughout to all volumes. Bindings very tight, all hinges sound, and, apart from the foxing, the text is clear and otherw... View more info

Image for Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth (Complete in Five Volumes)

Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth (Complete in Five Volumes)

By: By the Author of Evelina and Cecilia

Price: £39.00

Publisher: Bath, Portway (Cedric Chivers - Library Association): 1966

Edition: Facsimile Edition in 5 Volumes of 1st Edition (1796)

Seller ID: 113978

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A complete set of 5 Uniform Volumes in maroon cloth-covered boards, with black title label, banded and titled in bright gilt to each spine. All covers fine. All volumes in the original publisher's dustjackets. Some light edgewear/creasing to the dustjackets, and an old sellotape repair to the front flap on the volume 5 dustjacket - all of which are now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and the set looks Very Good. Dustjackets are NOT price clipped. Minimal Ex-Library. There is a smallish circular stamp on EACH title page which has been covered with blank white stic... View more info

Image for The History of WALES. Written Originally in Welsh, By Caradoc of Llancarvan; Translated into English By Dr Powell and Augmented By W. Wynne... To Which is Added A Description of Wales, By Sir John Price.  A New Edition, Greatly Improved and Enlarged with Pedigrees of Families. with 2 Maps of Wales by Will'm Owen 1788

The History of WALES. Written Originally in Welsh, By Caradoc of Llancarvan; Translated into English By Dr Powell and Augmented By W. Wynne... To Which is Added A Description of Wales, By Sir John Price. A New Edition, Greatly Improved and Enlarged with Pedigrees of Families. with 2 Maps of Wales by Will'm Owen 1788

By: Caradoc Of Llancarvan. Translated by Dr Powell. Augmented by W. Wynne.

Price: £145.00

Publisher: Merthyr Tydfil, Printed By W. Williams; and Sold in London By Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown...: 1812

Edition: New Ediiton

Seller ID: 114706

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Half leather with marbled paper covered boards. Five slightly raised bands to the spine with gilt/decoration to the compartments, with a leather Title block and gilt lettering. Rebound at some point in the past, there is some light fading from storage and some 'ink' (? ) spotting to the spine, so quite when this had the attention of a Binder I don't know. No binder's label. It may even be a mix of 'old' and new'. Either way it's tight, all hinges sound, and very clean - apart from the 'spotting referred to above. New plain endpapers. Some spotting and browing to the edges of the Title page. Th... View more info

Image for Certain Sermons, or Homilies Appointed to be Read in Churches in the Time of the Late Queen Elizabeth of Famous Memory & Now Thought Fit to be Reprinted by Authority from the Kings Most Excellent Majesty. Bound Together with 'the 2nd Tome of Homilies...'  Certaine Sermons, or Homilies Appoynted to be Read in Churches. in the Time of the Late Queene Elizabeth of Famous Memory. and Now Thought Fit to be Reprinted by Authority from the Kings Moft Excellent Majefty. with ' the Second Tome of Homilies of Such..

Certain Sermons, or Homilies Appointed to be Read in Churches in the Time of the Late Queen Elizabeth of Famous Memory & Now Thought Fit to be Reprinted by Authority from the Kings Most Excellent Majesty. Bound Together with 'the 2nd Tome of Homilies...' Certaine Sermons, or Homilies Appoynted to be Read in Churches. in the Time of the Late Queene Elizabeth of Famous Memory. and Now Thought Fit to be Reprinted by Authority from the Kings Moft Excellent Majefty. with ' the Second Tome of Homilies of Such..

By: Church Of England (Cranmer, Thomas and John Jewel ?)

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, = Printed By Iohn (John) Norton, for Ioyce (Joyce) Norton, and Richard Whitaker: and Are To Be Sold At Their Shop At the Kings Armes in St. Pauls Churchyard.: 1635

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 114343

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Original 1635 Edition. Virtually DISBOUND - NO Covers & only the remnants of a leather spine. Quarto - 7 3/4 x 11 inches. TWO Volumes bound as One. The book lacks the half title & front endpapers & starts at the Engraved Title Page & ends with the rear blank endpaper after FINIS & the Printers Details as it should. The wood-engraved title page is chipped, worn, & ragged with loss at edges/corners & a bit grubby & many page corners are friable, particularly the bottom front & rear top corners. Some pages/corners, front & back, have a little archive tape to 'closed' chips/tears to prevent furthe... View more info