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

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

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

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 history of the Court from the time of the Edward III through the Great Fire to reconstruction and varied use in the following cen... View more info

Image for 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.

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: £4.00

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

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

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 few pages in vol.1. Some slight tanning to pages edges, some minor handling marks, else inside pages very clean and tight. Exce... View more info

Image for The Egyptians. Revised and enlarged edition.

The Egyptians. Revised and enlarged edition.

By: ALDRED, CYRIL:

Price: £2.00

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

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

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

By: ALLAN, ARTHUR B.:

Price: £4.00

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

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When Village Bells Were Silent.

By: ARCHER, FRED:

Price: £3.00

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

Image for A History of Jerusalem. One city, three faiths.

A History of Jerusalem. One city, three faiths.

By: ARMSTRONG, KAREN:

Price: £4.00

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. The author shows the destructive possibilities when political ambition is combined with religious passion. View more info

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

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

By: ARMSTRONG, KAREN:

Price: £6.00

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

Image for Complete Works of Thomas Arnold, Including; History of Rome. Complete in 14 Volumes. Including; History of Rome (3 vols); Interpretation of Scripture; Christian Life (2 vols); History of the later Roman Commonwealth (2 vols); Sermons (2 vols); Lectures; Misc. Works; and Life (by A.P. Stanley.)

Complete Works of Thomas Arnold, Including; History of Rome. Complete in 14 Volumes. Including; History of Rome (3 vols); Interpretation of Scripture; Christian Life (2 vols); History of the later Roman Commonwealth (2 vols); Sermons (2 vols); Lectures; Misc. Works; and Life (by A.P. Stanley.)

By: ARNOLD, THOMAS:

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, T. Fellowes, Rivington, Hodgson &c &c... 1848 - 1852:

Seller ID: 82025


14 Volumes. Hardback, Tall 8vo, approx 9 x 6 inches. Dark green morocco leather bindings with gilt paneled boards, with crest vignettes to front and rears, raised banding, gilt lettering and paneling to spines, with crests to ends of spines. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Spines darkened, some minor fading to boards on ‘Life.’ Some minor rubbing to ends of spines, small chip to top of spine V.1 ‘Sermons.’ A couple of small chips to spine edge of ‘Life.’ Spine edge rubbed on v.1 ‘Rome.’ Some very minor light foxing to e... View more info

Image for The Natural History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey Introduction by J. L. Nevinson. Complete in Five Volumes.

The Natural History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey Introduction by J. L. Nevinson. Complete in Five Volumes.

By: AUBREY, JOHN:

Price: £68.00

Publisher: Dorking, Kohler and Coombes, 1975:

Seller ID: 80201


5 volumes. Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Cream cloth with gilt lettering to spines. In glossy illustrated dustwrappers. In very good near fine conditions with near fine dustwrappers (DW’s price clipped.) Else very clean and tight copies. 5 vols. Illustrated. With folding maps and plates. Reproduced from the 1718-19 edition. View more info

Image for Chronicle of the Kings of England. From the Time of the Romans Government unto the Death of King James. containing all passagess of state and church... Where unto is now added the Reign of King Charles I. And the first thirteen years of the Reign of King Charles II...

Chronicle of the Kings of England. From the Time of the Romans Government unto the Death of King James. containing all passagess of state and church... Where unto is now added the Reign of King Charles I. And the first thirteen years of the Reign of King Charles II...

By: BAKER, R:

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Printed for George Sawbridge, 1674 (6th.impression).:

Seller ID: 80506


Hardback, 14 x 9.5 inches. Bound in full tree calf leather with raised banding to spine and gilt lettered maroon spine label. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Boards rubbed, hinges cracked with repairs, corners bumped, some chips to boards. Professional repairs to endpapers (stained at front.) Title pages are backed onto plain paper, some chips to edge of decorative title. Staining affects half of most pages and gradually lessens further in. Small wormhole to top corner of margins of index and last pages. Many page numbers are crossed out and corrected by hand. Else a tight copy. 750pp... View more info

Image for Dublin Castle and the First Home Rule Crisis: The Political Journal of Sir George Fottrell, 1884-1887. Camden Fifth Series Volume 33.

Dublin Castle and the First Home Rule Crisis: The Political Journal of Sir George Fottrell, 1884-1887. Camden Fifth Series Volume 33.

By: BALL, STEPHEN (ed):

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press. 2008 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67344


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; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 342pp. The political journal of Sir George Fottrell, who was the Clerk of the Crown for Dublin and also a nationalist. The journal sheds new light on the political crisis of 1885-86 and the inner nature of Irish politics of the period. View more info

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Social Life in Early England. Historical Association Essays.

By: BARRACLOUGH, GEOFFREY (ed):

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul. London. 1961 2nd imp.:

Seller ID: 69277


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Small marks and foxing spots. Slightly rubbed along top edge with small pieces missing from top of spine. Not price clipped). Small marks to boards. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 264pp. With maps, plans and line drawings in text. Essays from eight authors on Social Life in Early England from Roman Britain to the Reformation. View more info

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The Edwardian Era.

By: BECKETT, JANE / CHERRY, DEBORAH (eds):

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Phaidon Press. 1987 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73369


Size 8.5 x 11.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with red lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Red endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1992. Else a very clean and tight copy. 176pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. The years of 1901-1910 were ones of sharp contrast and political struggle, a period of transition from the old world of the 19th century to the new ‘modern’ world. View more info

Image for HISPALENSIS COMMENTARIA in duodecim prophetas nunc tandem ab ipso auctore recognita, 1583 COMMENTARY Hispali in the last twelve prophets now acknowledged by the author

HISPALENSIS COMMENTARIA in duodecim prophetas nunc tandem ab ipso auctore recognita, 1583 COMMENTARY Hispali in the last twelve prophets now acknowledged by the author

By: BENEDICTI ARIAE MONTANI (BENITO ARIAS MONTANO);

Price: £320.00

Publisher: 1583:

Seller ID: 81943


Hardback, Tall 8vo. (approx 10 x 7.25 ins.) In original full vellum binding with hand written titles to spine. In generally good condition. Vellum is darkening and some rubbing to boards, Spine more heavily darkened Endpapers a little tatty, Some slight tanning to edges and some small nicks, corners creased. Else a clean and tight copy. Latin language. 888 pages View more info

Image for The Life of Alcibiades.

The Life of Alcibiades.

By: BENSON, E. F.;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited, 1928 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77558


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Rubbing to edges of cloth. A couple of small dark marks nr top of spine. Neat incription to corner of front endpaper “DLH from RMH 26.1.29.” Some light foxing to endpapers and to some inner pages else a very clean and tight copy. 324pp. Illustrated maps after endpapers. View more info

Image for The Hedgehog and The Fox An essay on Tolstoy’s view of history.

The Hedgehog and The Fox An essay on Tolstoy’s view of history.

By: BERLIN, Isaiah:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1953 1st:

Seller ID: 80111


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW some overall darkening and to spine, edges rubbed with a couple of tiny tears to rear edge, corners a little chipped, removed label mark to bottom of rear edge.) Cloth clean, endpapers and pages all very clean and tight throughout. 86pp. View more info

Image for The Bastille Illustrated. In Two Volumes.

The Bastille Illustrated. In Two Volumes.

By: BINGHAM, The Hon. Capt. D.:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, 1888:

Seller ID: 81192


2 volumes. Hardbacks, 9 x 6 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to psines and gilt pictorial vignettes to front and spines, black line paneled boards, blind embossed on rear sides. Black endpapers. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to edges of boards and corners, some light handling to cloths. Stamps to front endpapers “E.G. Trevethick, Morgan & Lawley, Medical Hall, Kidderminster.” No penned inscriptions. Some minor handling marks to pages else very clean and tight copies. 470 & 516p + 40 pp cat. Illustrated with 16 B&W plates. View more info

Image for HEROES OF MODERN EUROPE "Told Through the Ages" series

HEROES OF MODERN EUROPE "Told Through the Ages" series

By: BIRKHEAD

Price: £8.00

Publisher: HARRAP 1924:

Seller ID: 74180


Bound in original attractive leatherette binding. Size 7.4 x 5.5 inches. In very good condition. Nice bright copy. Inside some light foxing, else clean & tight. The heroes in these chapters include: St Francis of Assisi, Dante, Charles V, Philip II, Catherine De Medici, Peter The Great, Frederick The Great, Napoleon, Lorenzo The Magnificent, Martin Luther and William The Silent. With 8 illustrations. View more info

Image for An Illustrated History of Eighteenth Century Britain, 1688-1793.

An Illustrated History of Eighteenth Century Britain, 1688-1793.

By: BLACK, JEREMY:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press. 1996 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67300


Size 8.5 x 11.25 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. Yellow endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 244pp. With b/w and colour plates and illustrations. The author illustrates and gives a wide ranging analysis of a period of change, when both the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution were beginning. View more info