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  • Topic: British History

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London: His Majesty's Printers / Edward Sayer / R. Gosling, 1732.

Volume 8 only. Full leather, raised bands, 324+ pp., clean unmarked text, about Good copy, previous owner's inscriptions on the outer pages, light foxing to some pages, front board detached but present, wear to the covers, loss to the spine-head. Rare book. ... more

Price: $75.00

New Haven: Yale Univ Pr, 1990.

First edition, 1990. Navy cloth hardcover 4to, 144pp. Illustrated. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Contents are bright, clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $15.00

London: Routledge, 1989.

First printing, 1989. Hardback in dust jacket, book near fine, no marks, owner's name and info in pencil on flyleaf, jacket very good, lightly used, slightest spine fading. ... more

Price: $20.00

(London): np, 1642.

1642. Title page vignette. 42 pp. Pages bound together, but lacking covers. Old ink underlining to 3 of the pages; "9" written ink on the top margin of the title page; the catchword has been clipped on the last 10 pages. Bold, readable text. Digital images available upon request. ... more

Price: $375.00

London: John Stockdale, 1810.

1810,. Staggered pagination, about 800 pages. Hardcover, thick 8vo., bound in original full burgundy morocco. Printed in black and red. Illustrated with numerous armorial engravings. All edges gilt. Very Good copy. Leather lightly edgeworn; rubbed along joints, but the binding is still fresh and intact. Faint foxing and darkening to... more

Price: $175.00

London: John Thomas, 1641.

1641. 6 page pamphlet, bound in recent marbled wraps. Dime-sized stain and a few tiny insect holes on the title page. Unmarked, readable text. Armorial engraving vignette on the title page. Digital images available upon request. ... more

Price: $375.00

London: John Wright, 1641.

1641. Armorial vignette on the title page; elaborate engravings on the header, larger armorial engraving on the last page, which appears to be embellished with blue coloring. 4 pp. Pages bound together; no covers. Bold and unmarked text. The top line of 3 of the pages has been clipped, but... more

Price: $375.00

London: Robert Barker, 1642.

1642. Small vignette on the title page; elaborate engravings on the headers, engraving on the last page. 14 pp. Pages bound together; no covers. Bold and unmarked text. Chipping to the top corner of the last 2 leaves, though the text is unaffected. Light insect damage. Digital images available upon... more

Price: $375.00

London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1805.

1805. Part 1, Cap. 1 to 48. Hardcover, large 4to., rebound in 3/4 leather. 790 pp. Clean contents. Sound binding. Light wear to leather spine. County bookplate on the front pastedown. ... more

Price: $60.00

London: Robert Barker, 1641.

1641. Armorial vignette on the title page and larger engraving of the lion and unicorn coat of arms on the verso. 14 pp. Pages bound together; no covers. 4 small insect holes on the last leaf; 2 on the second to last leaf. Faint stain to the bottom margin. Bold... more

Price: $300.00

London: Whittaker and Co., 1875.

1875, First Edition. 858 pp., plus ads. 12 illustrated pages. Hardcover, short 8vo., original cloth, gilt titles and design. Good copy. Cloth faded; missing top 1-inch of spine cloth, shallow loss to bottom edge as well. Outer hinges have been neatly strengthened. Sound binding. Previous owner's signature on title page,... more

Price: $50.00

London: Longman, Hurst, et al., 1820.

First printing, 1820. With the signature of 'Charles, P. of Leiningen' on the first blank. Tall 8vo, early or original full reddish calf, raised bands, diced blind pattern on spine, maroon gilt spine label, 807 pp. VG tight copy with some fading / mellowing to the leather color, hinges tight,... more

Price: $250.00

London: M. Cooper, 1747.

1747, First Edition. 544 pp., index (with page numbers skipping from 174 to 197 as in all copies, no loss to text). Hardcover, small 8vo., old full calf, raised bands. Engraved frontis. A Fair to Good copy. Front board detached, but present; rear board attached by cords only. Small ink... more

Price: $55.00

London: J. Stockdale, 1782.

Second edition, 1782. 38pp. Disbound. with textblock in excellent condition. Sabin 90098. ... more

Price: $300.00

Truro: William Lake, 1867.

Complete set in 4 volumes. First Edition in book form. Vols. published 1867, 1868, 1870 and 1872. Hardcover 4tos., bound in contemporary 3/4 tan leather, with 2 leather and gilt spine labels and raised bands. Marbled endpapers and text-blocks. Illustrated throughout with numerous engravings and charts; also includes an original... more

Price: $375.00

London: J. Almon and J. Debrett, 1780.

1780 8vo, 99pp with ads on the verso of the last page. Disbound. O'Beirne served under General Howe and laments the handling of the funding and strategies of the British during the American Revolution. Sabin 80639. Bright, clean, and unmarked. ... more

Price: $500.00

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1984.

First edition, 1984, hardcover with black cloth boards in dust jacket, small quarto, 192pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG+ with mild wear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, endpapers off-set, text clean and unmarked with pencil ghost to rear flyleaf. DJ VG+ with mild edgewear, rubbing, in protective mylar... more

Price: $15.00

London: The British Museum Publications, 1988.

First edition, 1988, hardcover, octavo, 313pp., illustrated in b&w. Book near fine with mild rubbing to boards, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. DJ fine and looking even better in protective mylar wrap. ... more

Price: $80.00

London: Thames & Hudson, 1984.

First edition, 1984. Hardcover, in a dust jacket, 64 pp. A near fine copy in a near fine jacket. ... more

Price: $14.40

Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1863.

First printing, 1863. 8vo, green cloth with ornately printed white spine and cover labels, 379 pp., illustrated, large map of London in pocket at rear, folding frontispiece and many illustrations, plates, maps, views, etc. Good plus copy with some neat repairs to cracked inner hinges, slightly affecting the yellow map... more

Price: $125.00

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