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The Juvenile Museum of Entertainment and Instruction

By: N/A

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Holmes: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002748

Condition: Very Good


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 so... View more info

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MY DIARY Illustrated 1886

By: N/A

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002561

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Rural Life in New England

By: N/A

Price: £245.00

Publisher: New York, Winchester: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003047

Condition: Very Good


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 o... View more info

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A Picture of the Manners, Customs, Sports and Pastimes of the Inhabitants of England

By: Aspin, Jehoshaphat

Price: £335.00

Publisher: London, J Harris: 1825

Seller ID: 002436

Condition: Very Good


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.... View more info

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Oraisons Funebres et Sermons Choisis

By: Bossuet

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Paris, Garnier:

Seller ID: 003409

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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CONSEILS A MA FILLE

By: Bouilly, B N

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Paris, Louis Janet:

Seller ID: 002082

Condition: Good++


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. View more info

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The Works of John Bunyan in 3 Vols

By: Bunyan, John

Price: £585.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: 1862

Seller ID: 003352

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Southey's Common-Place Book. Series 1st & 2nd

By: John Wood Warter [Editor]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans: 1850

Seller ID: 003194

Condition: Good++


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. View more info

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THE INSECT

By: Michelet, Jules

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002050

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Patersons Roads

By: Paterson, Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel

Price: £165.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme: 1808

Seller ID: 003395

Condition: Good++


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 I... View more info