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Time and Adams Court, an Attempt at Reconstruction. Signed limited edition

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Nathan and Rosselli 1937:

Seller ID: 53446


Sm 4to. In original brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Small marks to covers. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges and some pages. Signatures of Rosselli and others on first blank page. 86pp. Ills. with b/w drawings. Marbled endpapers. A history of Adams Court “Issued by Nathan and Rosselli to clients only” to mark their having occupied offices in Adams Court for 50 years. Traces the hist... View more info

Anno Regni Georgii III. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, Primo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Thirty first Day of May, Anno Dom. 1754 in the Twenty seventh Year of the Reign of our late Sovereign Lord George the Second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Eighteenth Day of November 1760, being the Eighth Session of this present Parliament.

By: N/A

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London. Robert Baskett. 1760 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72357


Size 8.25 x 12.25 inches. In full calf leather binding with gilt to spine. Raised bands. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed with small chips. Small marks to boards. Corners slightly rubbed. Endpapers slightly darkend. Slight staining to edges of back endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 424pp. Some pages in Gothic Script. The Acts of Parliament passed between 1754 and 1760, in the last years of the reign of George II and the first year of the r... View more info

Minutes of the Examination taken before the Select Committee who were appointed to try and determine the Merits of the Petition of Hans Wintrop Mortimer, Esquire, complaining Of an undue Election and Return for the Borough of Shaston, otherwise Shaftesbury, in the County of Dorset.

By: N/A

Price: £95.00

Publisher: 1775 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72358


Size 8.75 x 13.75 inches. Re-bound in speckled grey hard card binding with paper title label to spine. In very good condition. Re-bound. Pages slightly marked. Else a clean and tight copy. 154pp. A record of the evidence taken by a Select Committee enquiring into accusations of Bribery at the Election at Shaftesbury, in 1774, at which the accuser had been an unsuccessful candidate. The many witnesses give varying testimony as to events and characters and whether they wer... View more info

The Russian Chronicles. A Thousand Years that Changed the World: From the Beginnings of the Land of Rus to the New Revolution of Glasnost Today.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Century. London. 1990 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72575


Size 9.0 x 11.25 inches. In green cloth covers with silver to spine. Dark green endpapers. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 479pp. With colour frontis and b/w photographs and illustrations with several colour maps. The history of Russia and some of the people who ruled it. View more info

A Collection of State Trials and Proceedings, upon High Treason, and other Crimes and Misdemeanours, from the Reign of King Edward VI to the Present Time. The Eight Volume with Tables to the Viith and VIIIth Supplemental Volumes. The Second Edition.

By: N/A

Price: £149.00

Publisher: London. Printed for C.Bathurst. 1766 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 73305


Size 9.25 x 14.0 inches. In full calf leather binding with gilt to spine. Raised bands. In good condition. Spine slightly rubbed and split along edges. Missing one title label. Light scratches to boards. Edges and corners slightly rubbed. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 595pp. Includes “An Appendix containing Trails, Records, Arguments in Law, Dying Speeches, &c. Relating to the foregoing Trials and Proceedings”. This incl... View more info

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Orationes. Interpretatione & Notis illustravit P. Carolus de Merouville, Societatis Jesu, Jussu Christianissimi Regis, ad usum Serenissimi Delphini.

By: (CICERO) CICERONIS, M.T.:

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Parisiis, Dionysium Thierry, Simonis Benard, 1684:

Seller ID: 78713


Hardback, Tall 8vo. (10 x 7 inches). Early 19th. century brown full calf leather binding, raised bands, gilt decoration, red and green leather spine labels lettered in gilt. Plain endpapers and red speckled edges. In very good conditions. Rubbing to extremities. Bumps and chips to corners. Spines rubbed. Some darkening to endpapers, small tear to corner of endpaper in vol.1. Neat inscription “Thomas Moody, 314.” to front. Minor stain to top corner of first fe... View more info

The Egyptians. Revised and enlarged edition.

By: ALDRED, CYRIL:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson. 1984:

Seller ID: 70078


Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 216pp. With b/w and colour photographs, line drawings. The author presents the chronology of ancient Egypt, with an analysis of natural resources and a panoramic survey of Egyptian civilisation. View more info

The Middle Ages. 1154 - 1485. The background book.

By: ALLAN, ARTHUR B.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Barrie and Rockliffe. 1951 4th impression.:

Seller ID: 69115


Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with white lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased and rubbed along top edge. Not price clipped). Small marks to spine. Else a clean and tight copy. 272pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations and line drawings. Part of the Rockliffe New Project Series. Comprehensive, illustrated introduction to Medieval England. View more info

The New Bath Guide: or, Memoirs of the B-N-R-D Family in a series of Poetical Epistles. A New Edition.

By: ANON:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London. Vernor and Hood, et al. 1801.:

Seller ID: 72077


Size 4.0 x 6.25 inches. In full calf leather binding with gilt to spine and black morocco title label. In very good condition. Light scratches and small marks to boards. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Front free endpaper slightly marked with small piece missing from lower fore corner. Ocasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 155pp. With 4 b/w engraved plates. Collection of ‘letters’ i... View more info

The History of The Town and Parish of Halifax. Containing; A Description of the Town, The Nature of The Soils &c &c. An Account of the Gentry and opther Eminent Persons. Also, It’s Ancient customs, Modern Improvements, Unparalleled Tragedies of Sir John Eland of Eland, His Grand Antagonists, With a Full Account of the Lives and Deaths of Wilkiin Lockwood and Adam Beamont Esquires. And A Catalogue of Several Vicars of Halifax Church...

By: Anon; Various;

Price: £150.00

Publisher: E. Jacob. Halifax. 1789 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74675


Size approx 5 x 8 inches. Half bound in brown calf leather to spine and corners with marbled paper covered boards. Morroco leather spine label with gilt lettering. In very good condition. Later binding. Very slight rubbing to edges. Inside some pen & pencil notations to some pages/endpapers. The odd minor repair to inner pages. Some page darkening, else inside pages clean and tight. Includes an interesting annotated plate of Gallows, (Guillotine). 648 + 70pp. 4 Steel... View more info

The Making of the East London Mosque, 1910-1951. Minutes of the London Mosque Fund and East London Mosque Trust Ltd. Camden Fifth Series Volume 38.

By: ANSARI, HUMAYUN (ed):

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press. 2011 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67349


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along back bottom edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 350pp. The story of the East London Mosque from the first meeting at the Ritz Hotel to 1951. View more info

When Village Bells Were Silent.

By: ARCHER, FRED:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton. 1975.:

Seller ID: 72918


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In purple cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded and rubbed at top end. Front fly leaf has vertical crease. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 158pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings. Farming in Worcestershire during WWII, with land girls, evacuees and POWs. View more info

A History of Jerusalem. One city, three faiths.

By: ARMSTRONG, KAREN:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: HaperCollins Publishers. 1996 1st edition:

Seller ID: 70380


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Dark blue endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small tear at bottom end of spine. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Small address label to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 471pp. With b/w and colour photographs, maps and plans. The city of Jerusalem has a long history, much of it under different rulers and different faiths.... View more info

Holy War. The Crusades and Their Impact on Today’s World.

By: ARMSTRONG, KAREN:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Macmillan. London. 1988 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71054


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 452pp. With colour photographs and b/w illustrations in text and map at front. A fascinating look at the Crusades and how their mentality and the attitudes they spawned can be found affecting today’s world. View more info

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Stained Glass of the Middle Ages in England and France. Painted by LAWRENCE B. SAINT.

By: ARNOLD, HUGH:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: A.& C.Black 1913 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 78846


Tall 8vo. Nice brown pictorial cloth gt. Excellent copy. Nice bright covers. Some minor rubbing on edges, with a few light scuffs on rear board. Small inscription on front endpaper. Inside a few minor foxing spots. Else generally clean & tight. pp. xiv, 269. 50 colour plates (incl. frontis.). index. Only 3,000 copies were printed in this first edition View more info