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MY DIARY Illustrated 1886
1 MY DIARY Illustrated 1886
London Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co 1886 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good Book 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
First edition. Cloth rubbed. Only 3 original entries in the diary. 5.5 x 4 inches. Neat gift inscription dated 1886. A Victorian diary with 3 dates per page. A small b/w engraving for each date plus colour plates. Complete, but some plates loose. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. A beautiful item. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Rural Life in New England
2 Rural Life in New England
New York Winchester 1844 First Edition Half-Leather Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Original marbled boards in half leather. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Rural Life in New England - A Domestic Romance by the author of Lights and Shadows of Factory Life. Includes The Omnibus of Modern Romance: Six New Novels : THE GAME OF LIFE by Leitch Ritchie, author of The Magician * MARRYING FOR MONEY by Mrs Gore author of The Birthright * THE OMEN; A TALE OF REAL LIFE by John Galt * THE LOADED DICE by John Banim author of Tales of the O'Hara Family * MURDER WILL OUT by Mrs. Opie & BERTRAND DE LA CROIX; OR THE SEIGE OF RHODES by G P R James author of Arabella Stuart. Three raised bands on spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 245.00 GBP
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The Juvenile Museum of Entertainment and Instruction
3 The Juvenile Museum of Entertainment and Instruction
London Thomas Holmes 1848 First Edition Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No marks or inscriptions. Rebound. Original cloth front and rear. New endpapers. Date of publication suggested by p. 200: It was on the 29th of August, 1782, sixty six-years ago. Frontispiece. Embellished with numerous engravings, some signed: Whimper. 2 pages have crayon markings. 208 pages. Possibly written by George Frederick Pardon. Containing many surprising and wonderful accounts of the habits of various creatures, plus notices of discoveries and inventions, and some explanations of what occurs in nature. Includes: The Shark * The Lifeboat * The Golden Eagle * Alum-works * Coal Mines * Printing * Book Binding * Whale Fishing etc. All edges gilt. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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A Picture of the Manners, Customs, Sports and Pastimes of the Inhabitants of England, Aspin, Jehoshaphat
4 Aspin, Jehoshaphat A Picture of the Manners, Customs, Sports and Pastimes of the Inhabitants of England
London J Harris 1825 Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original boards. Neat ownership inscription on front pastedown. Gilt lettering to cracked leather spine. A Picture of the Manners, Customs, Sports and Pastimes of the Inhabitants of England, from the arrival of the Saxons down to the Eighteenth century, selected from the ancient chronicles by Jehoshaphat Aspin. Illustrated by numerous engravings from Strutt and others. 296 pages complete with index. No foxing. Nice and clean internally and externally. A fascinating item. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 335.00 GBP
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Oraisons Funebres et Sermons Choisis, Bossuet
5 Bossuet Oraisons Funebres et Sermons Choisis
Paris Garnier Full-Leather Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New edition. Circa 1870. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. All edges gilt. 5 raised bands. 546 pages. 12 tissue guarded engravings. Rembrandt, Mignard, Nanteuil, Ribera, Staal, Rigaud, Poussin, Van Dyck, Carracci, Spada etc. Heavy book. A lovely item. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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CONSEILS A MA FILLE, Bouilly, B N
6 Bouilly, B N CONSEILS A MA FILLE
Paris Louis Janet Full-Leather Good++ Book 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Contemporary calf. Circa 1780. 2 volumes. No marks or inscriptions. Spine detatched on vol 1. Binding tight. All edges gilt. Text in French. Illustrated with engravings. Nice and clean internally and externally. A lovely 2 volume late 18th century French novel. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Works of John Bunyan in 3 Vols, Bunyan, John
7 Bunyan, John The Works of John Bunyan in 3 Vols
London Blackie 1862 Full-Leather Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. The Whole Works of John Bunyan, accurately reprinted from the authors own editions with editorial prefaces, notes and life of Bunyan by George Offer Esq. Tissue guarded frontis. Numerous illustrative engravings. A most impressive set. A heavy set. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 585.00 GBP
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Southey's Common-Place Book. Series 1st & 2nd, John Wood Warter [Editor]
8 John Wood Warter [Editor] Southey's Common-Place Book. Series 1st & 2nd
London Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans 1850 Three-Quarter Leather Good++ Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
2nd edition. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. 5 raised bands on spine. Front board detatched on vol 1. Marbled endpapers and edges. Nice and clean internally and externally. First Series. Choice Passages. Collections for English manners and literature. Second Series. Special Collections. Both volumes edited by his son-in-law John Wood Warter. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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THE INSECT, Michelet, Jules
9 Michelet, Jules THE INSECT
London Nelson 1875 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Giacomelli 
First edition. Slight fraying to spine. All edges gilt. No marks or inscriptions. Red cloth cover with gold and black embossed design. 140 fine illustrations by Giacomelli. THE INSECT is a remarkable works in which the author embodies the results of a loving and persevering study of Nature. Nice and clean internally and externally. A marvellous book. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 110.00 GBP
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Patersons Roads, Paterson, Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel
10 Paterson, Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel Patersons Roads
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme 1808 Three-Quarter Leather Good++ Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
14th edition. No ink marks or inscriptions. 2.5 inches of titlepage missing. Pencil on ffep. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. Complete folding map with tears to folds. A New and Accurate Description of all the Direct and Principal Roads in England and Wales, and part of the Roads of Scotland: with correct routes of the Mail Coaches; and a great Variety of New Admeasurements. Also An Account of Noblemens and Gentlemens Seats.. A General Index of the Roads to the different Towns.. An Index to the Country Seats and Places described.. A Table of the Heights of Mountains and other Eminences.. An Alphabetical Table of all the principal Towns; containing The Rates of Postage; the Times of the Arrival and Departure of the Mails; the Number of Houses; and the Population. 528 pages. Boards rubbed, but overall a nice copy. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 165.00 GBP
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