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A Brief History of Lilleshall and Description of Lilleshall Abbey.

By: Walker, C. C.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Newport, Market Drayton, & Stone., Horne & Bennion, 1891

Edition: First Edition

8vo. 48 pp. light uniform browning to pages and very faint foxing on endpapers, near very good in original green cloth gilt, some mottling and a crease to the cloth on the rear board, extremities rubbed, otherwise bright good plus cloth gilt, Rare, first edition. View more info

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

By: Barclay, Rev. James

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Brightly & Childs, 1812

Edition: New Edition

4to. 1812/13. Frontis and Engraved title-page + 21 hand-coloured maps (2 folding). 27 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. Images available on request. View more info

A Copy of the Will of the Late John Norman. Esq. Alderman of Norwich and Founder of Norman's School, Died May 10th, 1724

By: N/A

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Norwich, S.Daynes, 1865

12mo. 62 pp. Re-printed 1865, Rare - COPAC locates 1 copy only 1839 (BL Copy), Worldcat adds no more copies of any edition. pages uniformly browned, light sporadic foxing, good plus in original paper wraps, neat ink inscription on inside of front wrap. light wear, a little browned and very lightly soiled, good. View more info

A Disswaisive From the Sin of Drunkenness

By: Woodward, Josiah.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, John Rivington, 1769

12mo. 23 pp, A New Edition, corrected. Worldcat and ESTC Danish National Library, Oklahoma, Scotland. B.L. Oxford. ESTC T185388. 5 copies. pages browned, corners creased, good in contemporary paper wraps, extremities worn, corners creased, a little browned, good. View more info

A Hanoverian English Officer A Hundred Years Ago

By: Ompteda, Baron

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, H. Grevel, 1892

Edition: First Edition

8vo. 1892. First edition. Port frontis, 329pp + 8pp ads. Trans. John Hill. I library accession no. on verso of t.p. & faint class mark to spine. library ink stamps to lower marginds of first and last page. Pages browned and light foxing to prelims. Good Recased in original blue cloth gilt. Shelf-wear to top and tail of spine and corners otherwise good with gilt bright. SCARCE. View more info

A History of British Butterflies

By: Morris, Rev. F.O.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons, 1876

Edition: Fourth Edition

4to. 4th ed. c.p. 72 col'd plates, 1 b&w plate, smudge to caterpilar plate no. 50. uncut, foredges browned, some faint cockling, light browning, good recased in original decorative cloth gilt, new end papers, original spine relaid, good. View more info

A History of Persia. Two Volumes

By: Sykes, Lieut.-Col. P.M.

Price: £495.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1915

Edition: First Edition

8vo. 2 volumes, First Edition. c.p. with 7 folding maps including 2 in rear pockets, with handsome woodcut bookplates of a phoenix arising from flames in a nest. Commissioned by Alexandria Baillie and executed by T.Sturge Moore in 1915. teg, light foxing on foredges and light foxing on end papers, light sporadic foxing margins maps, pages lightly browned, light browning of maps in pockets, very good in original blue decorative cloth gilt, light wear, spines lightly fade... View more info

A History of The Fourth Battalion The Seaforth Highlanders with Some Account of the Military Annals of Ross the Fencibles The Volunteers and of the Home Defence & Reserve Battalions 1914-1919

By: Haldane, Lieut-Colonel M.M. & Mackinnon, Captain Finlay

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, H.F. & G. Witherby,

Edition: First Edition

4to. first edition. 372 pp.c.p. 6 b&w pls inc frontis, 17 col'd pls, 19 maps (6 folding), uncut, foredges browned with some light foxing on foredges and endpapers, light browning inrernally, newsclipping obituary p 296-7 which has caused some browning on pages, newsclipping at front of book, good in original red cloth gilt, top corner upper board knocked, some faint splash markings on rear board, extremities lightky shelfworn, otherwise cloth bright, good in edgeworn dus... View more info

A History of the Late Siege of Gibraltar with an Account of That Garrison from the Earliest Periods

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, T. Spilsbury, 1790

Edition: Fourth Edition

4to. 1790. 4th edition. 355pp. 9 (ex 10) folding charts and views. (wanting main chart of Spanish and Portugese coast). Text complete.Marginal damp-stain and some foxing throughout. some creasing d and wear to edges. Good overall internally. Original paper covered boards detached and lacking spine. Fair. View more info

A Journey to the World Under-ground

By: Klimius, Nicholas, Holberg, Baron Ludvig

Price: £795.00

Publisher: London, R. Baldwin, 1749

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

A Letter To T.W. Coke on the tendency of certain speeches Delivered at the County Meeting in the Shire-hall Norwich April 5, 1817.

By: Burges, Rev. George.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Norwich, Burks & Kinnebrook, 1817

8vo. NSTC records no copy of a first edition of Burges Letter first (of two) editions of firsts (found in Coleman Collection) consists of only 63 pages. contemporary hf. marbled bds, later cl.reback with orig. spine relaid.sporadic foxing. View more info

A Little Rosary The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary

By: Pippet, Gabriel

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Flansham, Pear Tree Press, 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Small 8vo. 1930. Hand printed by the Pear Tree Press. No 35 of not more than 200 copies. Owner's name to f.e.p.. 15 delightful woodcutrs by Gabriel Pippet. Light browning to fore-edges and occasional spotting and minor marks to pages. Good. Bound in original limp vellum with woodcut pasted to upper board. Vellum a little browned and marked with boards splayed but book sound. View more info

A Natural History of British Moths FOUR VOLUMES

By: Morris, Rev. F.O.

Price: £395.00

Publisher: London, Bell and Daldy, 1872

Edition: First Edition

4to. 4 volumes, first edition, c.p. teg, small closed tears outer edge of last 5 leaves of first volume, small patch surface loss on marbled fep first volume and same for vol. IV, some foxing on foredges and endpapers, light browning and light sporadic foxing internally, good in handsome red calf gilt with contrasting labels signed Roger de Coverly, some light wear to extremities, some minor markings and a couple of patches with some surface loss, good. View more info

A New Geographical and Historical Grammar: Wherein the Geographical Paert is Truly Modern; and the Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World

By: Salmon, Thomas.

Price: £495.00

Publisher: London, W.Johnston, 1760

Edition: Seventh Edition

8vo. 640 pp, index, c+p 23 maps, pages browned light sporadic foxing, some marginal staining tp, prelims, first 16 pp and 542-570 pp, inner hinges cracked but sound, good in full calf gilt, extremities worn, boards lightly scuffed, good. View more info

A Norfolk Naturalist Observations on Birds, Mammals and Fishes

By: Patterson, Arthur Henry

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1930

Edition: First Edition

8vo. 209 pp, 8 pp booklists, c+p, frontis and 35 ills, light foxing and browning to on foredges and endpapers, some browning to pages and sporadic foxing, good in original green cloth gilt, book slightly cocked, extremities rubbed, cloth and gilt clean and bright in edgeworn and chipped dustwrapper, some loss along top edge and tail spine, price inked out on spine, spine browned, good. scarce in dustwrapper. View more info