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A Birthday Book Designed By HRH The Princess Beatrice 1881

By: Princess Beatrice

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder, 1881


4to. Designed by Her royal Highness princess Beatrice 1881. aeg, c.p. 15 chromolitho plates. Owner's ink inscription and dedication inscription + a few entries. Sporadic light foxing otherwise very good but slightly shaken, inner hinges cracked but sound, good in original beige decorative cloth gilt, extremities worn and a split to the cloth along centre of upper hinge, some general grubbiness but gilt stll bright, good minus View more info

A Complete System of Cookery on a Plan Entirely New Consisting of an Extensive and Original Collection of Receipts in Cookery, Confectionary with Bills of Fare for every Day of the Year

By: Simpson, John

Price: £165.00

Publisher: London, W. Stewart, 1816


Large 12mo.. 1816.568pp. Damage to section x-12 ,maringal damage to p 478/9 not affecting text. Foxing to e.p.s and light and very sporadic foxing to text. Pages generally very clean and crisp. Foredges browned. Original worn grey/blue paper covered boards. Recently rebacked in brown cloth John Stacy of Norwich Bookseller's ticket.. View more info

A History of English Brickwork with Examples and Notes of the Architectural Use and Manipulation of Brick from Mediaeval Times to the End of the Georgian Period

By: Lloyd, Nathaniel

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London/New York, Greville Montgomery, 1928


4to. 1928. 449pp.c.p. Ink inscription to fep. Light foxing to prelims and some sporadic foxing throughout. Pages lightly browned and leading fore-edges a little grubby. t.e.g. A good, tight copy otherwise in original brick red cloth gilt. A few minor marks, top corners bumped and light shelf wear to extremities. Spine slightly darkened otherwise a good, bright copy. Heavy item requiring additional postage. View more info

A History of Gedling, Notts.

By: Gerring, Charles

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Nottingham, Murrays Nottingham Book Company Ltd, 1908

Inscription: Signed by Author


small 4to. 240 pp. c.p. 35 pls, including folding map and pedigrees, some ink annotations to first pedigree is torn without loss along small part of fold, presentation inscription from author, small dink to upper foredges, endpapers, and foredges browned, some foxing to endpapers, internally pages browned, some light sporadic foxing, one ink annotation p 7. a little shaken, good in original blue cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, small tears to cloth at vbottom of spine, ... View more info

A Winter in North China

By: Morris, Rev. T. M.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society, 1892

Edition: First Edition


8vo. First Edition, 256 pp. neat ink inscription verso half title, some browning to endpapers and foredges otherwise light sporadic foxing, very faint cockling, good plus in original blue cloth gilt, extremities a little rubbed, a few minor marks on boards, good plus. View more info

A Year Amongst the Persians Impressions as to the Life, Character and Thought of the People of Persia 1887-1888

By: Browne, Edward Granville

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1926


8vo. 1926. Frontis. Folding map.650pp. With a memoir by Ross. Original red cloth gilt. Minor marking and slight bumping to corners, with light edge-wear. Good overall. View more info

Abraham Swan - Some XVIIIth Century Designs for Interior Decoration.

By: Stratton, Arthur.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Tiranti, 1923


folio. 76 pls. orig.cl.extremities grubby. top and tail spine worn.prelims and fore-edges slightly browned otherwise internally clean. good copy overall. images available on request. Scarce title. View more info

After Dada Marta Hegemann and the Cologne Avant-Garde

By: Rowe, Dorothy C.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Manchester and New York, Manchester University Press, 2013


8vo. 270 pp. very good in original paper covered boards, with some light wear only, very good. View more info

Albert Schloss's Bijou Almanacs

By: Schloss, Albert

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Nattali & Maurice, 1969

Edition: Limited Edition


4to. edition limited to 150 copies (this copy out of series) very good in original quarter white paper gilt, red paper covered boards, light wear, some faint browning, very good. View more info

An Architectural History of Norwich Cathedral

By: Fernie, Eric

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1993


4to. 228 pp. very good in original cloth gilt, light wear to extremities, cloth and gilt clean and bright, very good in edgeworn, slightly scuffed dustrwrapper, good in removable protective cellophane.sleeve View more info

Arte Sacro en Maracaibo

By: Julio Portillo

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Caracas, Venezuela, Editorial Arte, 2005


4to. 253 pp. ink gift inscrition on front endpaper, very good in very good original cloth effect paper covered boards, light edgewear, in very good, lightly shelfworn dustwrapper. This book weighs 2 kilos and additional postage costs will apply. View more info

Arthur Briscoe: Marine Artist

By: Hurst, Alex A.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Brighton, Teredo Books, 1974

Inscription: Signed by Author


4to. 405 pp. with Christie's catalogue 'Arthur Briscoe' Nov. 1984 with prices realised. Book signed by author. some light foxing to foredges and endpapers, otherwise very good in original blue cloth gilt, , light shelfwear, very good in edgeworn original red slipcase, extremities worn and sunned, good only. View more info

Babylon Myth and Reality

By: Finkel, I.L. And Seymour, M.J. (eds)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The British Museum, 2008


4to. near fine softcover copy. View more info

Baralan and Yewasef Being the Ethiopic Version of a Christianized Recension of the Buddist Legend of the Buddha and the Bodhisattva. Volume II. The Introduction, English Translation Etc.

By: Budge, Sir E. A, Wallis

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Univesity Press, 1923


8vo. volume 2 only, c.p. 73 plates and 349 pp, partially unopened, light browning on endpapers, foredgeslightly foxed and browned, internally bright, good plus in original maroon cloth gilt, top and tail spine rubbed, a few minor dents on lower edges of boards, some faint sun fading to spine otherwise borads and gilt bright, good plus. View more info

Bob Gill's New York 2

By: Gill, Bob

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Kynoch Press,


4to. nd. Second in series of quarterly gaphic design essays published by the Kynoch Press. Some light sporadic foxing with some off-setting from silver boards onto rear e.p. Good. Silver foil card covers. Some surface scratches and marking with remains of white paper stuck to upper board. Light creasing to corners and wear to top and dtail of spine. Fair. View more info