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Image for Elementa Architecturae Civilis Ad Vitruvii Verumque Disciplinam et Recentiorum Praesertim a Palladii Exempla Probatiora

Elementa Architecturae Civilis Ad Vitruvii Verumque Disciplinam et Recentiorum Praesertim a Palladii Exempla Probatiora

By: Aldrich, Henrico

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Oxford, Prince, Cook et al: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16339

Condition: Good

8vo. 1789. First (and only) edition. There was a large paper issue. Portrait and 55pls. c.p.Some browning and foxing, and offsetting from plates throughout. A good copy otherwise. Remains of address label to upper paste-down. Marbled endpapers. Original worn calf boards but nicely respined in brown morocco gilt with raised bands. Original label with small loss to one edge. View more info

French Method How To Ski Emile Allais Technic

By: Allais, Emile.

Price: £145.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Fleche Publishers: 1947

Seller ID: 15063

Condition: Good

4to. ' in recent times Emile Allais has also had a decisive influence' on the development of skiing. Arnold Lunn - The Story of Skiing 1952. 110 pp + IX pls, damp staining and light foxing to margins and gutters of endpapers, rear inner hinge split to centre but sound, otherwise this copy is internally clean and bright, much nicer on the inside than the out, in original card covers with wood patterned paper covers and original blue dustwrapper, cover and dustwrapper dampstained to extremities, dustwrapper worn and cockled, extemities chipped, good to fair. In celophane sleeve. Much nicer cop... View more info

The Works of the Learned and Pious Author of The Whole Duty of Man

By: Allestree, Richard

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Roger Norton: 1704

Seller ID: 21627

Condition: Good

folio. 2 volumes in one, first part 1703, 456 pp , second part 1704, 324 pp, contents page and list of scriptures, light sporadic foxing and browning, good recased in modern cloth gilt, very good. View more info

Die Kleine Seejungfrau

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Wuppertal Elberfeld, Sulamith Wulfing: 1953

Seller ID: 24525

Condition: Very Good

4to. Sulamith Wulfing Band XX. c+p 8 color plates. German text. Self-published by the illustrator Sulamith Wulfing: Light uniform browning, very good, cased in blue cloth gilt, original cream card, gilt covers bound in, small mark on rear card cover, cloth a little mottled on the extremities of the upper board, otherwise very good. View more info

A Tale of Satisfied Desire

By: Angelique, Pierre (Georges Bataille)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Paris, The Olympia Press: 1953

Seller ID: 27718

Condition: Good

8vo. 1953.105 pp. uncut, some foxing to foredges, otherwise sporadic and mainly marginal foxing,light browning, good in original plain card covers and yellow folded card wrapper. extremities rubbed with some foxing along spine, good. View more info

Die Kriegsmarine: Uniforms and Traditions THREE VOLUME SET. Volumes 1,2,3.

By: Angolia, John R.

Price: £325.00

Publisher: U.S.A., R James Bender Pub: 1991

Edition: First Editions

Inscription: One Volume Signed By Author

Seller ID: 31563

ISBN: 0912138459;0912

Condition: Very Good

8vo. 3 volumes (complete), all first editions (Volume 3 numbered and signed by author), very good in original laminated boards, faint creasing on front pastedown of volume 1, very good in original laminated boards light wear to extremities, very good. This set weighs 3 kilos and additional shipping costs will apply to international orders. View more info

The English Academy

By: Anon

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, The Erotic Print Society: 2000

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 31601

Condition: Very Good Minus

4to. limited edition 2500 (68), 142 pp. plus 20 lithographic prints, book very good with original card wrap round, prints with original wrap around some faint foxing to front cover of book, prints very good. very good in original pale blue paper covered folder, some foxing to folder, otherwise very good in pale blue paper covered slipcase, minor markings, very good. View more info

Letters from Iceland

By: Auden, W.H. & MacNeice, Louis

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23913

Condition: Good

8vo. 1937. First edition. 268pp. Photographic illustrations and folding map of Iceland. Light foxing and browning to prelims and eps. Fore-edges browned and foxed otherwise a good tight copy in original light green boards. Light browning to spine and edges and very light shelf-wear. Good. D/w similarly browned with light rubbing and wear to edges and very minor chips and tears. Good. Images available on request. View more info

A Complete and Universal Dictionary of the English Language Enlarged and Improved

By: Barclay, Rev. James

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Bungay, Brightly & Childs: 1812

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 33373

Condition: Good

4to. 1812/13. Frontis and Engraved title-page + 21 hand-coloured maps (3 folding). 28 plates (including 1 hand-coloured). Some browning and marginal foxing but maps and plates generally clean. Prelims and rear end-papers a little worn, browned and creased. Good in original full tree calf gilt. Rehinged. Generally a little worn but gilt still bright with original red morocco label. Good and sound. View more info

Image for Great Yarmouth Corporation. A Report of the Investigation Before His Majesty's Municipal Commissioners, J. G. Hogg, and J. Buckle. Esqrs., Barristers at Law, Appointed to examine into, and report on the Corporate Affairs of the Borough

Great Yarmouth Corporation. A Report of the Investigation Before His Majesty's Municipal Commissioners, J. G. Hogg, and J. Buckle. Esqrs., Barristers at Law, Appointed to examine into, and report on the Corporate Affairs of the Borough

By: Barrett, Henry

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Yarmouth, J. Barnes: 1834

Seller ID: 35402

Condition: Good

8vo. 352 pp. aeg. some ink notes on verso fial page, ex-library copy with faint ink stamp lower foredge, small ink stamp front pastedown, class mark verso title page, otherwise library mark free, pencil ownership inscription foredge of title page, some ink notations to 134-138 pp and manuscript notes verso rear free endpaper, pages browned, some sporadic foxing, good in later blue half morocco gilt, light edgwear, very faint trace class mark label on spine, good plus. Rare, W/C & COPAC locate 7 copies. View more info

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens from the Little White Bird

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton:

Seller ID: 36565

Condition: Good Plus

4to. 123 pp. c&p, 50 tipped in colour plates plus blackand white text illustrations n.d. ( frontis dated 1912), revised 'best' edition with plates throughout text. Ink ownership inscription on front free end paper. foredges browned with some light foxing, some light browning to eps, foxing to extremities of eps, otherwise only light uniform browning and very minor and sporadic foxing internally mainly to margins. Plates are clean and crisp with titled tissue guards. near very good in original green cloth gilt boards, boards are sun faded and mottled with some ink marks to upper board and spi... View more info

Excursions in the North of Europe, Through Parts of Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway

By: Barrow, John

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1835

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 12235

Condition: Good

8vo. 9 plates including frontis and decorative title plus 2 folding map. 380pp plus small publisher's brochure. Uncut, fore-edges browned, top edge a little grubby. Pages lightly cockled, faint off-setting from some plates and marginal water stain to corner of two plates o/w clean and bright. In paper covered boards, rebacked using original spine and paper label. View more info

The Natural History of Hartz-Forest in His Majesty King George's German Dominions Being a Succinct Account of Caverns, Lakes, Springs, Rivers, Mountains...with Several Useful and Entertaining Physical Observations

By: Behrens, H.

Price: £375.00

Publisher: London, W.Pearson: 1730

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26954

Condition: Good

8vo. 1730. 1st (and only) English edition. A1-8, M1-6. c.p. Ex lib E.W. Brayley. Ex Port Elizabeth Public Library label to upper paste-down. a few very small, light ink stamps. Browning to e.p.s and sporadic foxing to text. Good. Recent calf gilt respine and original panelled calf boards. A little worn but overall good and sound. View more info

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Our Churches (King's Lynn, Norfolk) with an After-work the Art of the Renaissance in King's Lynn

By: Beloe, Edward Milligen

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Macmillan and Bowes: 1900

Seller ID: 32757

Condition: Good

4to. large paper edition, wanting front free endpaper, as ususal this title has an idiosyncratic collation but has 52 b&w pls, 3 b&w charters, 3 col'd maps, 3 b&w plans and 7 addendas, 169 pp. uncut, some browning and light sporadic foxing good in contemporary brown cloth with origibnal paper label, some wear to cloth tip of corners and at top and tail spine, small tear to cloth at top of spine, label a little chipped, good. View more info

Organization of Labour

By: Blanc, M. Louis

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, H.G. Clarke: 1848

Seller ID: 19963

Condition: Good/fair

12mo. 1848. Translated from the French. 132pp plus ad lls. Pages browned with some creased edges otherwise good in original blue paper wraps. Torn, tatty and marked with most of spine worn away. Book remains sound. View more info

Petite Bibliotheque Des Enfans contenant Des Contes, Des Historiettes, et Une Petite Piece Que l'on Peut Jouer En Societe

By: Blanchard, Pierre

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Paris, Le Prieur: 1812

Edition: Huitieme Edition

Seller ID: 22982

Condition: Good

8vo. 1812. Frontis and 14 illustrations on 7 plates. c.p. 282pp. 8th edition. some browning and foxing and some grubbiness to eps. Good in original full cal, decorative gilt spine with red morocco label. Gilt faded with minor damage to tail of spine but hinges sound. Images available on request. View more info

A Compendium of Painting Compendium a L'usage Des Artistes Peintres et Des Amateurs De Tableaux Translated from the Fourth French Edition

By: Blockx, Jacques

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Anvers, J E Buschmann: 1926

Seller ID: 32315

Condition: Good

8vo. 134 pp+ index, pencil note on last page, some light browning to pages, good in original card wraps, light wear, good. View more info


By: Bofa, Gus. ; Terquem, J. (editor)

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Paris, J.Terquem: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 27076

Condition: Good Plus

small folio, copy no. 469 (of 529 copies on 'velin du Marais'), with frontis etching in 2 states, uncut, with tissue guards, light browning on foredges, the book has been bumped affecting first third of book, light browning, plates very good with tissue guards, in original cream card wraps, bumped and torn at bottom of spine, good in original glassine wrapper, torn with some loss. . View more info

Plays and Poems

By: Brand, Hannah.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Norwich, 1798

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20363

Condition: Good Internally

8vo. 424 pp. first and only edition, ESTC T42452, Wanting ist leaf (title), dedication leaf signed by author, foredges browned, dedication leaf and last page browned and lightly chipped, good internally, boards missing, remanants paper covered spine, fair. View more info

Bebe Cordon Bleu Petit Livre De Cuisine Pour Les Enfants

By: Brandes, Mary

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Paris, Paul Ollendorff:

Seller ID: 20611

Condition: Good

8vo. (1899 or earlier) 197 pp. uncut, index pages clumsily opened and torn without loss, foxing and browning fore and aft otherwise sporadic foxing and browning internally, contents loose, good to fair, with original card wraps, extremities rubbed, covers browned, good. View more info