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A Journey to the World Under-ground

By: Klimius, Nicholas, Holberg, Baron Ludvig

Price: £795.00

Publisher: London, R. Baldwin: 1749

Seller ID: 29463

Condition: Good


12mo.. 1749. (4) 324pp. Third (of four) editions. Collates as ESTC N60828. 1/1 (US). "possibly reissue of 1742 with cancel t.p.". Light foxing and browning to e.p.s with minor ink scribble to f.e.p. EArly m/s notes to verso of t.p. Red fore-edges. A good crisp copy bound in later decorative blind tooled and gilt full brown morocco. A few minor scuff marks and light rubbing to corners and top and tail of spine. Good. Based on Edmond Halley's theory that the pla... View more info

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Beyond the Vertical

By: Kor, Layton ; Godfrey, Bob (Ed)

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Boulder, Alpine House: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35069

ISBN: 0961174803

Condition: Very Good


4to. First edition, 215 pp, NEATE K.46, with ink notes regarding the purchase of the book and a climb of Baxters Pinnacle, some light browning to extremities, very good in original red cloth gilt, very clean and bright, very good in lightly shelfworn, very good dustwrapper. View more info

Lambeth Method of Cake Decoration and Practical Pastries

By: Lambeth, Joseph A.

Price: £185.00

Publisher: London, Virtue and Co: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22986

Condition: Good


4to. 1936. First UK edition. 308pp plus 4 ad lls. 20 colour plates. c.p. Some light foxing and grubbiness to eps and sporadic foxing to text. 2 pages with marginal tears but with no loss;. Fore-edges a little browned otherwise a good, tight copy in original decorative maroon binding. Corners bumped and shelf-wear to extremities but overall good. View more info

Builder's Jewel: Or, the Youth Instructor and Workman's Remembrancer Explaining Short and Easy Rules for Drawing and Working

By: Langley, B. & T.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, C & R Ware et al: 1768

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 21578

Condition: Good


8vo. 1768. 11th edition. Wanting frontis (as often). 98 plates. Ex library with class mark to verso of t.p. and two small marginal ink stamps. Some browning and foxing throughout, some pages with small corner turns. Cropped and bound in quarter green library leather gilt with gilt class mark to spine. A little rubbed at extremities otherwise good.ESTC T78320. View more info

The Royal Gauger or Gauging Made perfectly Easy as Practised By the Officers of His Majesty's Revenue of Excise in Two Parts.

By: Leadbetter, Charles

Price: £495.00

Publisher: London, J and F Rivington: 1776

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 22478

Condition: Good


8vo. 1776. 7th (and last) edition. 8 folding plates and 2 folding tables. 493pp. Some browning and foxing particularly to the margins with the edges of some folding plates browned and a little tatty. A few corner creases but overall a good copy. Original worn calf boards, recently sympathetically respined with brown morocco lable and raised bands.ESTC T133874 locating only 7 copies (1 uk only) View more info

Geographie Abregee Par Demandes et Reponses Divisee Par Lecons

By: Lenglet Du Fresnoy, M. L'Abbe

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Paris, De Bure L'aine: 1752

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: 32955

Condition: Good


Small 8vo. 1752. 6th edition. 4 folding maps, edges a little creased. c.p. Eps slightly grubby and a few pages with small turned corners. Generally a good, crisp copy. with amusing contemporary m/s notes on e.p.s including 'Mrs Wiggett I love Dearly & Sincerely, thow she hates me 1758'! Original full calf with raised bands. Binding rubbed and lacking label otherwise good. View more info

Man of Business or the Gentleman's, Steward's, Appraiser's, Farmer's and Tradesman's Useful Companion

By: Lenny, S.G.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Ipswich, John King: 1822

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7589

Condition: Good


8vo. first (of 2) editions. COPAC cites 3 copies. Copsey 1374 scarce. 190pp. Sporadic browning and foxing throughout, slightly dog-eared otherwise good in full speckled calf, a little bowed, rebacked with original spine laid down, a little worn but sound. View more info

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The History Of Landguard Fort in Suffolk

By: Leslie, Major J.H.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1898

Seller ID: 35035

Condition: Good


4to. 141pp. inc. index. 26 plts inc. frontis. some light browning to foredges with browning and foxing on endpapers and prelims, otherwise pages and plates clean, some faint cockling, good in original red cloth gilt. top and tail spine rubbed and a little worn, extremities of boards damp mottled, some splash marks rear board, otherwise good. View more info

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Rehabilitations and Other Essays

By: Lewis, C.S.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10406

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 197pp. Pages lightly but uniformly browned. Vg in vg original black cloth. D/w chipped top and tail of spine , a few small marks and overall a little shelf-worn, otherwise good. (Very difficult to find in d/w). Images available on request. View more info

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History of The Island Of Mona, or Anglesey; including and account of its natural productions, druidical antiquities, lives of the eminent men, the customs of the court of antient welsh princes, etc.

By: Llwyd, Angharad.

Price: £295.00

Publisher: Ruthin, R. Jones: 1833

Seller ID: 14888

Condition: Good


4to. 413 pp. 61 pp, index, with errata leaf, owners bookplate to front pastedown, sporadic foxing but nice crisp copy, in green silk gilt, blue label, extremities worn, spine sun faded, label scuffed, small hole to cloth on upper board, otherwsie good. images on request. View more info

Geodaesia or, the Art of Surveying and Measuring of Land Made Easy

By: Love, John

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch: 1731

Seller ID: 32665

Condition: Good Minus


8vo. c.p. (20) 196 (16) 4 (36) 7 (1) ESTC locates only 2 copies in UK (Oxford and B.L.), ink notes on pastedowns, age related browning and cockling, good in contemporary full calf, gilt, upper board dished (? literally?). extremities boards worn, gilt rubbed, hinges slplit, upper hinge reinforced with cloth tape internally and externally, cloth tape bottom spine, fair. View more info

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A Dream of Daffodils Last Poems

By: Lowry, H.D.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, G.J. Glaisher: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20780

Condition: Good


8vo. 1912. First editiion (published posthumously). 64pp. Owner's bookplate to upper paste-down and name to t.p. Some foxing to eps and sporadic foxing throughout but overall good. Original quarter cloth and paper covered boards. Generally a little browned with extremities bumped and shelf-worn, some tears to cloth along spine, good minus. Scarce. View more info

Observations on the Fauna of Norfolk and More Particularly on the District of the Broads

By: Lubbock, Rev. Richard.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Norwich, Jarrold & Sons: 1879

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 33844

Condition: Good Plus


8vo. 239 pp. + folding map, second edition (of two) c.p. map and 2 pls, ownership bookplate Philip Hammond of Vicar of Stiffkey fame on front pastedown, some offsetting of bookplate on fep otherwise some light foxing on foredges, extremities of titlepage and map, light uniform browning, good in original green cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, good plus. View more info

History of The Mackenzies with Genealogies of the Principal Families of the Name

By: MacKenzie, Alexander

Price: £145.00

Publisher: Inverness, A & W Mackenzie: 1894

Seller ID: 32881

Condition: Good


8vo. 648 pp. new, revised and extended version 1894, teg o/w incut, port frontis and 1 col. pl, last leaf torn and repaired, pencil ownership inscription, bookplate and news cuttings on front endpapers, some foxingon foredges and endpapers, internally some browning, some ink and pencil notes to p 535, good in original red cloth with early quarter buckram reback, extremities worn, some sun fading, top edge upper board dented, good. View more info

Lettres De Madame De Villars

By: Madame De Villars

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, 1760

Seller ID: 18962

Condition: Good


12mo. second Amsterdam edition (1st 1759) c.p. (2) (4) 1-250 (1), ink inscription to front pastedown (Lady Robert Bertie, wife of General Lord Robert Bertie 1721-82), extremities endpapers browned otherwise light browning throughout, tear with minor loss on title-page and small tear without loss to table (print fault) good in full speckled calf gilt, calf rubbed, extremities worn, some loss of surface spine, part red mor. gt. label missing, otherwise good. View more info

Stories for Short Students or Light Lore for Little People

By: Mangin, Rev. Edward

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, John Harris: 1829

Seller ID: 20744

Condition: Good Internally


8vo. 1829. 188pp. Wanting half title but with 24 pps publisher's catalogue (with slight loss to one corner). c.p. with frontis and 5 pls. Damp stain affecting frontis and plates.Good otherwise in quarter black morocco and marbled paper boards. Worn. Images available on request. View more info

Shooting in the Himalayas A Journal of Sporting Adventures and Travel in Chinese Tartary, Ladac, Thibet, Cashmere Etc

By: Markham, Colonel Fred

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1854

Seller ID: 26564

Condition: Good


Large 8vo.1854. 375pp. Folding map + 8 litho plates. (some marginal foxing to plates). Browning to fore-edges. Good. Bound in half calf gt and marbled paper-covered boards. Light fading to spine and top edges of boards. Good and gilt bright. View more info

The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal Being a Complete Table of All the Descendants Now Living of Edward III., King of England The Clarence Volume

By: Marquis of Ruvigny and Raineval

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, T.C.& E.C. Jack: 1905

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 32918

Condition: Good


4to. edition limited to 525 copies, 712 pp. c.p. 16 pls inc. frontis. teg o/w uncut, ownership bookplate on front pastedown and pencil gift inscription on front free endpapers, foredges, endpapers and prelims browned and foxed, sporadic foxing internally, good in original blue decoraive cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, wear to top and tail of spine, good. View more info

The Blood Royal of Britian Being a Roll of the Living Descendants of Edward IV. And Henry VII. Kings of England, and James III., King of Scotland

By: Marquis of Ruvigny and Raineval

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, T.C.& E.C. Jack: 1903

Seller ID: 32919

Condition: Good


4to. 621 pp. c.p. 20 pls inc. frontis. teg o/w uncut, ownership bookplate on front pastedown and pencil inscription on front free endpapers, foredges, endpapers and prelims browned and foxed, sporadic foxing internally, good in original blue decoraive cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, wear to top and tail of spine, some speckling on lower edge of upper board, good. View more info

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The Rural Economy of Norfolk Comprising The Management of Landed Estates, and the Present Practice of Husbandry in That County. TWO VOLUMES

By: Marshall, Mr

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, T. Cadell: 1787

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33557

Condition: Good


8vo. First edition, 2 volumes, c.p. inc folding uncoloured map, ink inscription top edge front free endpaper of volume 2. light browning and foxing on foredges and endpapers, some offsetting from map, some age related browning, good plus in handsome contemporary decorative tree calf gilt bindings, both volumes rehinged, extremities worn, good. View more info