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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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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 generally sound, tight and complete. Plain Endpapers with traces of a bookplate (? ) having been removed from the front pastedo... 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

ISBN: 8880957015

Condition: Fine in As New dust jacket


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, Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This work brings to life almost 50 archaeological sites from around the glob... 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

ISBN: 0436059061

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. "This account analyses how Europeans ... View more info

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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) Geraldis Cambrensis. Gerald Of Wales

Price: £125.00

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

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 119645

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Original Half Leather, (leather spine and corners) a little worn and scraped, with 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. Corners of boards slightly frayed otherwise Good + to VG. 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 and three full page engraved plates by Jo... 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

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


...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 rear pastedown, foxing spots mainly to page edges, 97pp, lib stamp to last page. Overall internally excellent, CLEAN TIGHT AND... 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

Condition: with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0465090397

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


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 copy and lacking the front flap, this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. Contents are Articles/Chapters by Michael Ayrton, ... 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

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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 boards. No Dustjacket. The paper edges of the boards are pretty rubbed and chafed with the board showing through at the corners... 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

ISBN: 0500201919

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. "Within the vast literature of the Renaissance this is the one i... View more info

Greek Pottery

By: Lane Arthur

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47814

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

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The Boy's Mabinogion Being The Earliest Welsh Tales of King Arthur in the Famous Red Book of Hergest. Edited for Boys with an Introduction by Sidney Lanier

By: Lanier, Sidney

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington,: 1881

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 119640

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Elaborately decorated & embossed Victorian blue publisher's cloth over bevelled boards, with gilt & black illustration and titling. Bright gilt to the front board, with a similar pictorial spine but which is sunned and with the gilt dulled. Some amateur repair/colour work to what was obviously a frayed or damaged head/tail of the spine. Some minor edgewear and bumping to the boards, but overall the repair work has actually helped preserve the look of the book, leaving it a very acceptable copy with a lovely bright front cover. All edges gilt. All hinges tight. Internally floral endpapers with ... View more info

A History of Autobiography in Antiquity (Two Volumes Complete)

By: Misch, Georg (Translated by E. W. Dickes)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited: 1950

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112912

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


From the Preface to this English Edition by Professor Georg Misch = "This book is the English Edition of a work that appeared in Germany over forty years ago. Its publication now in England is connected with the political events which led to the destruction of the German Reich ... Thus there has resulted instead of a simple translation, an enlarged version of the book ...and to thank hospitable England which enabled me to continue my work during the period of Nazi domination." . Two Volumes in green cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spines. Both In the original publisher's d... View more info

Lectures on the Republic of Plato

By: Nettleship, Richard Lewis

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, MACMILLAN & CO: 1901

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 106972

ISBN: 0333005171

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Maroon colour boards, overall clean, spine faded, bright gilt titling to spine, corners and head/tail of spine lightly bumped, bookplate to front pastedown, foxing to endpapers, pencil sidelining, front inner hinge slightly splitting, 364pp, internally clean tight and bright.; 106972; 8vo View more info

The Satires of A. Persius Flaccus . With a Translation and Commentary by John Conington. To Which is Prefixed a Lecture on the Life and Writings of Persius Delivered At Oxford by the Same Author, January 1855.

By: Persius; John Conington (edited by H. Nettleship)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford At the Clarendon Press: 1893

Edition: Third Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 111285

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. No dustjacket. There is some 'speckling' to the spine, and the head/tail of the spine is 'bumped' o/w the covers are VG. The top page fore-edge is slightly rough-cut and there is some foxing (brown spots) to the endpapers. The former owner has written their name in (old) ink to the top right of the title page, otherwise there are NO other Inscriptions or Marks. (xxxix - life and writings) + 149 pp + (10 pp Book Adverts). Epilogue; Index. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Clean, Tight and Secure 'Very Good' copy. &... View more info

The Civil Wars of Rome: Select Lives Translated from Plutarch, with Notes. by George Long . Series 1 - V (1-5). Complete. Bound Into 2 Volumes

By: Plutarch (translated by George Long)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Charles Knight & Company Ltd (Series 1-3) & C. Cox, 12 King William Street, Strand. (Series 4 & 5): 1844/48

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 111824

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


All 5 Series bound in 2 volumes (Series 1 & 2 in Volume 1 & Series 3-5 in Volume 2) - Each individual Series retains the original printed Title page. Half bound with a leather spine and corners and marbled paper boards. 6 gilt decorated Raised bands to the spine with maroon leather Title blocks and gilt titling, also in a lower 'band' a black leather Volume Number block with gilt lettering. All Extremities are quite rubbed, particularly the top/bottom/front edges, but overall the covers are still quite handsome, if somewhat worn. Exrterally and internally all hinges are tight. Plain bluey-gree... View more info

Eman Swedenborgh Diarii Spiritualis Pars Secunda e Chirographo Ejus in Bibliotheca Regiae Academiae Holmiensis Asservato Nunc Primum Edidit (volumes 2, 3 and 4 (Volumes II, III, and IV)

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, William Newbery:

Seller ID: 107855

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


All edges gilt. 3 volumes only, 1843 - 1846 in latin as original. (Tafel, Dr Jo Fr Im.) The three volumes are in very handsome matching leather bindings, bright gilt stars/bands to covers, clear gilt stars/titling to spine. Spines a little sunned, 5 raised bands to spines. Marbled endpapers. Heavy, may require extra postage. NO INSCRIPTIONS. All text Latin. Volume II - 241pp, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, light foxing, hinges secure. Volume III - 518pp, light scuffs to covers, corners knocked, head/tail of spine bumped, hinges sound. Volume IV - corners and head/tail of spine bum... View more info

Survey of the Honour of Denbigh 1334 Records of the Social and Economic History of England and Wales. Volume 1 (Volume One)

By: Vinogradoff Paul & Morgan Frank (editors)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford (For the British Academy): 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108864

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Burgundy boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Corners a little 'crumpled' and traces of white no's removed from near the foot of the spine. Ex- Reference Library with relatively minimal library markings = stamps/removed labels to the front plain endpapers. A small stamped green 'C' and green 'smudge' on the Title page. A large oblong green stamp on the reverse of the Title page o/w the rest of the book is UNMARKED. Overall Good plus to Very Good. Page fore -edges browning. (cxxiv) + 347 pp. 2 large fold-out Genealogical Tables and fold-out Map of the Honour of Denbigh. The first book ... View more info