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Image for Christ's Folk In The Apennine. Reminiscences of Her Friends Among The Tuscan Peasantry.

Christ's Folk In The Apennine. Reminiscences of Her Friends Among The Tuscan Peasantry.

By: ALEXANDER, Francesca; RUSKIN, John;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Orpington, Kent George Allen 1887 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76909


Hardback. Size approx 7 x 5 ins. Quarter bound in dark green calf leather to spine and corners, pebbled cloth boards. Red and brown leather spine labels, with gilt lettering, raised and gilt banding to spine. Gilt edging to boards. Red page edges. In very good condition. Fading to spine and top edge of front board. Corners and edges rubbed, Some rubbing to boards. Leather nicked on rear corners. Mild foxing to endpapers. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Bound by “Macniven & Wallace, Edinburgh” stamp to front endpaper. 264pp. View more info

The Guide to the Regal Green Vaults at Dresden.

By: ANON:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dresden. Wilhelm Baensch. 1889:

Seller ID: 59521


8vo. In light green stiff card covers with black lettering to spine and front. No endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small marks to covers. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to early and late pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 88pp. With b/w engraved plates and illustrations in text. Decorated chapter headings. A guidebook to the Saxon Royal Family art and antiques. A room-by-room guide to the 8 rooms in the western wing of the Regal Palace in Dresden, Germany, listing all the objects with a brief description. View more info

Image for The Danube, Its History, Scenery, and Topography. Splendidly Illustrated, From sketches taken on the spot by Abresch, and drawn by W.H. Bartlett, Esq.

The Danube, Its History, Scenery, and Topography. Splendidly Illustrated, From sketches taken on the spot by Abresch, and drawn by W.H. Bartlett, Esq.

By: BARTLETT, W. H.: BEATTIE, WILLIAM:

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, George Virtue, 1844:

Seller ID: 82170


Hardback, 11 x 9 inches. Dark maroon polished morocco leather binding, raised banding, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, decorative gilt paneled boards. All edges gilt. Pale yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped. Some rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Some minor handling marks to boards. A couple of minor spots to endpapers. Small glue repair to front. Engraved title page darkened. Some plates with darkened edges, some plates with some foxing and darkening. All guarded. Else overall a very clean and tight copy. 236pp. Illustrated with 80 B&W engraved fu... View more info

Image for Switzerland. Illustrated in a Series of Views taken on the spot and expressly for this Work, by W. H. BARLTETT, Esq. In Two Volumes.

Switzerland. Illustrated in a Series of Views taken on the spot and expressly for this Work, by W. H. BARLTETT, Esq. In Two Volumes.

By: BEATTIE, WILLIAM; BARTLETT, W. H.;

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London. George Virtue & Co. 1836 (Engravings dated 1834-6.):

Seller ID: 82327


2 vols. Hardback, large, (approx 11 x 9 inches.) Bound in dark purple full calf leather, decorative gilt lettering and decorations to spines, decorative gilt paneled boards with gilt edge dentelles. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to edges and extremities, some light scratches and marks to boards. Small chips to edges of spine labels. Endpapers clean, no penned inscriptions. Some foxing to engraved titles with some minor staining to edges. Some minor darkening to edges of plates, a couple of minor handling marks. Else pages clean and tight. A very clean ... View more info

Image for Travels from Vienna Through Hungary; With Some Remarks on the State of Vienna During the Congress in the Year 1814.

Travels from Vienna Through Hungary; With Some Remarks on the State of Vienna During the Congress in the Year 1814.

By: BRIGHT, Richard:

Price: £650.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Archibald Constable & Company, & Longman Hurst Rees Orme Brown, 1818 1st:

Seller ID: 78889


Hardback, approx 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Quarter bound in brown calf leather and marbled paper boards. Raised and gilt banding to spine with gilt lettering and gilt line details to boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In Very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed, some minor rubbing to edges and boards, small chips to marbled paper at leading edges. Front spine edge rubbed, small chip to top rear corner of spine. No penned inscriptions. Some slight darkening to endpapers, a couple of minor light handling marks, else pages very clean and tight. Plates very clean and bright, some sl... View more info

The Faces of Europe.

By: BULLOCK, ALAN (ed):

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Phaidon Press. 1980:

Seller ID: 55627


In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed on edges. Not price clipped). Inscription on half title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 448pp. Prof. ills. with b/w and colour plates. Illustrated endpapers. “Thirty specially commissioned essays reviewing the economic, cultural and political heritage of Europe.” Deliberately avoiding a systematic treatment, the authors aim to stimulate the reader’s imaginative reponse to the human riches that make up the multi-faceted heritage of Europe. View more info

Image for Gleanings From Venetian History With Illustrations by Joseph Pennell.

Gleanings From Venetian History With Illustrations by Joseph Pennell.

By: CRAWFORD, F. MARION: PENNELL, JOSEPH:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., 1907:

Seller ID: 81642


Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and lettering and vignette to front. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some slight fading to spine and back edge, some rubbing to corners and edges. some minor darkening to endpapers else a very clean and tight copy. 833pp +2pp cat. With B&W Illustrations by Joseph Pennell. View more info

Image for Italian Tales. Tales of Humour, Gallantry, and Romance, Selected and Translated from the Italian. With Sixteen Illustrative Drawings by George Cruikshank.

Italian Tales. Tales of Humour, Gallantry, and Romance, Selected and Translated from the Italian. With Sixteen Illustrative Drawings by George Cruikshank.

By: CRUIKSHANK, George: VARIOUS:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Charles Baldwyn, 1824:

Seller ID: 79172


Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. In Quarter-Bound red morocco Leather binding, marbled boards, raised and banding to spine, with gilt lettering and decorations. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Corners and edges a little rubbed. Endpapers darkened. Foxing to title and contents pages. Plates quite heavily foxed. Some mild foxing to pages else generally bright and tight copy. 253pp. 16 B&W plates by George Cruikshank. View more info

Image for A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees Illustrated.

A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees Illustrated.

By: DIX, Edwin Asa:

Price: £90.00

Publisher: New York & London, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1890 1st:

Seller ID: 81558


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Halfbound in dark green cloth to spine and light green cloth to boards. With gilt lettering to spine, red decorative lettering to front with gilt pictorial design. Top page edges gilt. Floral endpapers. In very good condition. Extremities rubbed; corners bumped, edges and ends of spine rubbed. Small nick at top corner of spine. Bookplate to front endpaper “Hugh Leach.” Endpapers slightly darkening with small chip to front edge. Some light foxing spots to front tissue guard. Map with some marks and staining to bottom edge, (has become stuck and reopene... View more info

Image for The Land of the Midnight Sun: Summer and Winter Journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland, and Northern Finland. With descriptions of the inner life of the people, their manners and customs, the primitive antiquities, etc. With Map and 250 Illustrations. New Edition.

The Land of the Midnight Sun: Summer and Winter Journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland, and Northern Finland. With descriptions of the inner life of the people, their manners and customs, the primitive antiquities, etc. With Map and 250 Illustrations. New Edition.

By: DU CHAILLU, PAUL B.:

Price: £52.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes, 1899 New Edition:

Seller ID: 81647


Hardback, approx 10 x 7 inches. In blue cloth with beveled edge boards. Gilt lettering to spine, red on front, with printed B&W and gilt pictorial illustration to front and spine. All page edges gilt. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners, edges and ends of spine. Rear board rubbed with some light marks, small bump to top edge with some minor ‘bubbling’ to cloth near bottom of board. Bookseller label to corner of front endpaper “James Mc.Kenzie, Glasgow.” Some minor darkening to edges of frontis plate, else inside pages all very clean and ... View more info

Image for Lucerne et Lac Des IV Cantons (Lake Lucerne and the Four Townships) Souvenir Album of Lucerne in Switzerland with 24 Mounted Early Colour Photographic Plates.

Lucerne et Lac Des IV Cantons (Lake Lucerne and the Four Townships) Souvenir Album of Lucerne in Switzerland with 24 Mounted Early Colour Photographic Plates.

By: E. Goetz Kunst;

Price: £28.00

Publisher: E. Goetz Kunst Anstalt Luzern, Lucerne, 1900:

Seller ID: 75354


Oblong 8 x 11 inches. Half bound blue cloth and printed pictorial grey cloth covered boards. Rounded corners. In very good condition. Some light marks to boards with some minor rubbing to edges. First plate darkened around edges with some minor rubbing to top else inside clean and thight throughout. Plates are bright and vivid. 24 colour photo plates. View more info

Image for Through Europe and The Balkans The Record of a Motor Tour. With 32 Plates and Map End-Papers in Colour.

Through Europe and The Balkans The Record of a Motor Tour. With 32 Plates and Map End-Papers in Colour.

By: ETHERTON, Lieut-Colonel P. T.: DUNSCOMBE ALLEN, A.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company Ltd., 1928 1st edition:

Seller ID: 81805


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Light green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Some minor fading to spine, corners slightly bumped. Some minor rubbing to edges. Some minor darkening to endpapers. Some light foxing to title page & preface, some foxing/darkening to outer page edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 308pp. Illustrated with 32 B&W Plates and colour Maps to End-Papers. View more info

Syracuse a handbook to its history and principal monuments.

By: GUIDO, MARGARET:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Max Parrish. London. 1961 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 69063


Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In light blue hard card covers with maroon lettering to spine and front. With matching dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 96pp. With b/w photographs, map and plans. The ‘first and only’ guidebook in English contains a short history of Syracuse, descriptions of buildings, monuments and antiquities, points of interest, chronology and practical information. View more info

The Ardennes & the Walloon Country

By: HOLLAND, CLIVE:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: The Medici Society 1927 1st edition:

Seller ID: 52907


Bound in original orange cloth with black wording to front and spine. With dustwrapper. In good condition with good dustwrapper (spine faded and rubbed with small chips and tears at top. Rubbed at edges and small tear at top front. Small mark on front). Not price clipped. Mild foxing to endpapers. A couple of slight separations at gatherings. 164pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs. Dedication to HM Queen Elizabeth of Belgium is dated 1927. Contents include: Antwerp, Malines, Liege, Namur and The Meuse from Liege to Namur. An interesting book with some nice old photographs showing Belgium as i... View more info

Image for Parisian Sights and French Principles Seen Through American Spectacles. Illustrated with Numerous Characteristic Engravings.

Parisian Sights and French Principles Seen Through American Spectacles. Illustrated with Numerous Characteristic Engravings.

By: JARVES, James Jackson:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Clarke, Beeton & Co., 1853:

Seller ID: 82216


Hardback. Approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Quarter bound brown calf leather and marbled paper boards, black leather spine label lettered in gilt, with raised and gilt banding to spine. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Corners bumped and chipped, edges rubbed, paper chipped at leading edges, some rubbing to spine. Bookplate to endpaper “Robert Lynch Blosse.” Free endpaper before half-title removed. Some light handling marks to pages else a very clean and tight copy. 245pp. Illustrated with many B&W woodcuts within text. View more info

Image for Travels and Adventures in Sweden and Norway: Or, Notes From The North. With numerous illustration from sketches by the author.

Travels and Adventures in Sweden and Norway: Or, Notes From The North. With numerous illustration from sketches by the author.

By: JERROLD, W. Blanchard:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Nathaniel Cooke, 1854 1st:

Seller ID: 79990


Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. Dark green cloth with blind-embossed decorative deigns to boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Yellow endpapers. In good condition. Cover worn, cloth faded, corners bumped, ends of spine chipped. Some surface chips/marks to cloth on rear side. Endpapers a little darkened and partially split between fold. Inscriptions to front “G.J. Kerr, Glasgow 1858,” and “A. John E. Bennett, 1930.” Some minor darkening to inside pages with some minor handling marks. Else pages clean and tight. 251pp. With b&w full-page plates and illustrations... View more info

Image for A General View of the Present System of Public Education in France, And of the Laws, &c... in the different faculties... which now compose... The Royal University of that Kingdom: Preceded by a Short History of the University of Paris before the Revolution.

A General View of the Present System of Public Education in France, And of the Laws, &c... in the different faculties... which now compose... The Royal University of that Kingdom: Preceded by a Short History of the University of Paris before the Revolution.

By: JOHNSTON, David:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Oliver & Boyd, & Geo. B. Whittaker, 1827 1st:

Seller ID: 79727


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Quarter bound dark calf and marbled paper boards. Red leather spine label lettered in gilt. Gilt banding. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities. Endpapers darkened with neat inscription to front “Georgiana Sophia Colston,” and also to main title page “John Brice, 1829.” Some minor darkening and foxing to title page, some light foxing and minor spots to inside pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 244pp. View more info

Image for The Night of Fires And Other Breton Studies. Put into English by Frances M. Gostling. With Photographs by W.A. and F.M. Gostling.

The Night of Fires And Other Breton Studies. Put into English by Frances M. Gostling. With Photographs by W.A. and F.M. Gostling.

By: LE BRAZ, Anatole; GOSTLING, Frances M.;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London 1912:

Seller ID: 75514


Approx 8 x 5 ins. In black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, orange printed lettering and bordering and flame designs to front and spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, some minor rubbing to boards. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Some mild foxing to pages else a nice tight copy. 272pp. Photographs by W.A. and F.M. Gostling. View more info

Image for Visit to Iceland And The Scandinavian North Translated from the German. With numerous explanatory notes, and eight tinted engravings. To which are added an essay on Icelandic Poetry,... and a Brief Sketch of Icelandic History.

Visit to Iceland And The Scandinavian North Translated from the German. With numerous explanatory notes, and eight tinted engravings. To which are added an essay on Icelandic Poetry,... and a Brief Sketch of Icelandic History.

By: Madame Ida Pfeiffer

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ingram Cooke, and Co. 1852 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77281


Hardback, size approx 8 x 5 inches. In blind embossed dark green cloth bearing the title National Illustrated Library and national flowers, along with the national heraldic shields. Spine title along with the national flowers, roses, shamrock, thistles, all in gilt. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges, with corners a little bumped. Spine slightly darkened, slightly rubbed and a little nicked at ends. Small mark to rear board. Inside some minor foxing to endpapers, & a few marks and spots to edges of pages and plates. Front hinge cracked between endpapers. ... View more info

Image for Archaeologia Graeca, Or the Antiquities of Greece. The Sixth Edition. In Two Volumes.

Archaeologia Graeca, Or the Antiquities of Greece. The Sixth Edition. In Two Volumes.

By: POTTER, JOHN (Late Archbishop of Canterbury):

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Printed for H. Knaplock, D. Midwinter, G. Strahan &c. &c., 1740:

Seller ID: 81130


2 volumes. Hardback, approx 8 x 5.5 inches. Polished calf leather with dark brown leather spine labels lettered in gilt. Blind embossed paneled decoration to boards. Red speckled page edges. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Covers a little rubbed and worn; hinges cracked on vol.1., edges rubbed, ends of spines chipped. Handling marks to boards. Some minor darkening and handling marks to pages, plates all very clean and bright. Else clean and tight copies. 464 & 420pp. + indices. Illustrated with 31 (ex32. lacks frontis.) B&W engraved plates, including folding plate in vol.2. De... View more info