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A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little worn on spine but which is complete and untorn. 210pp. This is "a selection of the most important 19th century accounts of the organisation of Cornish mines and the Cornish mining economy".
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1969, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in blue cloth with a white vellum spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and very little foxing. 38 pages. Frontispiece and 26 illustrations in text. 12 plans at end, some double-page and some coloured. This was a paper read before the Cambridge Archaeological Society on March 2nd 1908 amplified by numerous additions and extracts from the King's Hall account books.
Published : Printed for the Master and Fellows of Trinity College 1909, First Edition
A very good copy in blue cloth boards lettered in black. In a good dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.x,195. Numerous illustrations. Four maps including end-paper maps. A volume in the Cambridge County Geographies series.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1917, First Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is showing a little wear at the edges. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.vii,238. This diary and autobiography are both valuable source material for the industrial and social life of Victorian England.
Published : Evelyn Adams & Mackay, London 1969, First Edition
Hardback. A very good ccopy in a very good dustwrapper. Red lettering on dustwrapper spine is faded but readable. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 201 pages.
Published : Croom Helm, London 1986, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.vi,250. Illustrated. Lymington's maritime history from pre-Roman times to the 1980's.
Published : Belhaven, Lymington, Hampshire 1983, First Edition
A very good copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 128 pages. Numerous illustrations. A collection of stories and photographs paying tribute to the men and women who worked in the shipyards around Wallsend.
Published : The People's History, Seaham, Co. Durham 1999, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a complete and untorn dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine but with the lettering still clear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxiii,215. Described as "a highly readable and perceptive account --- of the dilemmas of policy facing the British Government, in its collaboration with the United States, from Lend-Lease to the Marshall Plan".
Published : Oxford University Press 1981, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has smallish edge tears. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xxiv,188. 69 illustrations. 48 figures. The book "is virtually an economic and social history of the English lead mining and smelting industries as it applies to this northern area, and with its great wealth of detail will be sought by all interested in the history of mettalurgy and mining." This is no.42 of 1000 copies signed by the author. Loosely enclosed is correspondence between the author and one of the subscribers to the book including three signed manuscript letters from the author.
Published : Published By the Author 1962, First Edition
Nd. but appears to be the third edition of 1876. A near vg copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Previous ownership inscriptions on title page. 429pp. 31 illustrations. Folding map. Written as a useful companion to the visitor to the Peak District of Derbyshire.
Published : John Heywood, Manchester,
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has a little wear at the spine ends. Ownership inscription. 192pp. 91 plates. This edition is revised and has new illustrations.
Published : Oriel Press 1967,
Hardback. A good copy in dark brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bookplate. Little foxing. 173 pages + adverts. Frontispiece and 38 illustrations. Lacks map in rear pocket.
Published : Jarrold & Sons, London 1890,
A very good copy in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on half-title. 339pp. 21 illus. This is part travel, part literature, part social observation, part guidebook.
Published : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London 1979, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in a full leather binding. Lacks spine label. Spine a little chipped at edge. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.viii,717 + 12pp index. Hand-coloured folding map of Derbyshire. . Two plates. Title page vignette.
Published : S. Mason, Belper 1811, First Edition
4to. A very good three volume set. Vols. 2 & 3 are first editions (1968 and 1969) each limited to 1000 copies. Vol. 1 is the 1971 second edition. Each vol. has the previous owner's ex libris plate and sellotape traces to the end-papers. otherwise a nice clean set with numewrous illustrations. The second edition of Vol. 1 has a number of changed plates, numerous additions to the "Notes on Further Painters" and a catalogue of the "Rope Papers." [Please note this heavy set will require additional postage].
Published : Eastbourne Fine Art,
Hardback. A near very good copy in a half leather binding with marbled boards. Five raised bands on spine. No ownership inscription. Some foxing to a few early pages. Pp.viii,204. 14 engravings including frontispiece and vignette title page. "The excursion which forms the subject of the ensuing pages was undertaken in the Autumn of 1803: its principal object was to contemplate the romantic character of Dove-Dale; and to inspect and to make drawings of the principal features in the sublime and picturesque scenery of the North and West Ridings of Yorkshire." This edition has been revised and has many additional Notes and a few additional plates.
Published : John Nichols and Son, London 1825,
A good copy in a half-leather binding lettered in gilt on spine and with five raised bands on spine. Wear to spine ends and board tips. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Ex-library copy but not too badly marked. Pp.viii,204. 14 engravings.
Published : John Nichols and Son, London 1825,
A good copy in a quarter leather binding which shows a little wear to the spine. Marbled end-papers. Gift inscription. Pp.x,513.
Published : 1893, First Edition
A very good copy in a slightly worn but overall very good dustwrapper. Pp.xiii,160 + 32 plates. 6 plans.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1961, First Edition
Hardback. Externally good plus in original light grey cloth lettered in black. Spine a little darkened and showing a little wear. Top edge gilt. Moderate edge foxing. Internally a nice copy but unfortunately the lower front hinge is gone and the bottom third of the front end-paper is loose. Pp.xxvi,214. Includes marriages, baptisms and burials from 1537 to 1812.
Published : Devon and Cornwall Record Society, Exeter 1906, First Edition
A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine which shows some fading. No ownership inscription. Foxing, mainly to edges and early and late pages. Pp.xii,243 + 40 page publisher's catalogue dated February 1907. First published in 1897 this is an argument for nationalising Britain's railways.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1907,
Hardback. A good plus copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Board tips a little worn and mark to lower rear board. Ownership inscription. Pp.xxx,406. 12 full page illustrations + illustrations in the text. Deals with the topography and history of the Ramsbottom area of Lancashire, the textile industry there and the brothers Grant who were involved in it.
Published : George Lewis & Son, Selkirk 1893, First Edition
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. Light yellow end-papers. No ownership inscription. 160 pages. Includes a contemporary account of the battle and a list of Craven men who fought at the battle.
Published : Henry Gray, Manchester 1884, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's decorated reddish cloth with title in gilt on spine which shows some fading. Yellow endpapers. Partly unopened. No inscriptions. Moderate foxing to page ends. 208 pages. Protected in a removable cover. Contains biographical sketches of early Cumberland and Westmorland Quakers.
Published : F. Bowyer Kitto, London 1871, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in the original boards which are lettered in gilt on the spine and which show a little edge wear. Some browning to end-papers. Pp.xii,309 + 2pp publisher's adverts. Described as "a consecutive account of the political action of the peerage during the first half of the seventeenth century, and of the vicissitudes through which the House of Lords passed in those troubled times."
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1910, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Lacks dustwrapper. Pp.xvi,224. Colour and black and white plates.
Published : Oriel Press 1984, First Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. 83pp. 14 illustrations.
Published : Privately Published 1951, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A near very good copy in a half-leather binding. Rebacked with new end-papers. Five raised bands to spine. Wear to board tips. Marbled edges. Pp.xvi,528. Brief biographies of the English legal luminaries of the day. Photograph available on request.
Published : Reeves and Turner, London 1885, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on f.e.p. 127pp. Numerous photographic illustrations. This is "a recollection, in pictures and words, of Norfolk in the second half of the Nineteenth Century".
Published : George Nobbs Publishing, Norwich 1981, First Edition
Illustrated by W. Lapworth.
Hardback. A very good copy in cream boards lettered in red and black. In the original glacine wrapper now chipped and torn. No ownership inscription. Some end-paper foxing. 63pp + 2pp adverts. Frontispiece and other illustrations.
Published : Isbister and Co., London 1897, First Edition
Illustrated by W. Lapworth.
Hardback. A very good copy in cream cloth which is a little darkened on spine. Lettered in black and red. No ownership inscription. Some end-paper foxing. 63pp + 2pp adverts. Illustrated.
Published : Isbister and Co., London 1897, First Edition
A very good two volume set in very good dustwrappers. Hardbacks. Vol.1,ppxii,387. Vol.2,pp.xii,350. Essays charting the evolution of Parliament. A nice set.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1970, First Edition
Hardbacks. A four volume complete set in very good condition in quarter brown cloth. Lettered in gilt on leather spine labels. Top edge gilt. Smallish stain at foot of upper board of Volume I. Bookplate. Tissue-guarded frontispiece to each volume. This is "a reprint of the edition of 1872-5, which contained upwards of five hundred letters etc. till then unpublished, to which are now added others in a Supplement after the Introduction." These letters have been described as having been written by "various persons of rank and consequence" during the reigns of Henry VI, Edward IV and Richard III.
Published : John Grant, Edinburgh 1910,
Hardback. A very good copy in light green cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Library edition - no.28 of 650 copies. No ownership inscription and only a little light edge foxing. 327 pages. Partly unopened.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1904,
Hardback. Nd. 1920's? A very good copy in green cloth letterd in gilt on the spine and upper board. There is fading to the top and bottom edges of the spine only. In a good dustwrapper which shows some wear and darkening to the spine and which is chipped along the top and bottom edge of the spine. Bookplate. Some foxing. 539 pages. 8 illustrations. The story of the River Thames at the time of King James I. An uncommon title in dustwrapper.
Published : Jarrold & Sons, London, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with some tears to the top edge. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to Sir Compton Mackenzie. (An account of their meeting is at pp.79-81 of the book). Sir Compton has written some page numbers in ink on the rear end-paper (a habit of his) which seem to refer to the pages on which he is mentioned and there is also a little ink side-lining. 156 pages. A study of the English and English literature (with a chapter on Scotland) by an Indian Professor.
Published : Writers Workshop, Calcutta 1961, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is a little torn at the head of the spine. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to Sir Compton MacKenzie. 156 pages.Impressions of England, and particularly its literati, by an Indian scholar.
Published : Writers Workshop Calcutta in Association with Experiment Press (U.S.A.) 1961, First Edition
A very good copy in dark green cloth with bevelled edges. Boards lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Corner clipped from half-title above the words, written in ink, "With the Author's compliments". 53 pages + 2 pages adverts. 14 plates.
Published : Elliot Stock, London 1895, First Edition
A very good copy in blind-stamped brown cloth which is lettered in gilt on spine. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription and only a little end-paper foxing. Pp.viii,249 + 6pp adverts. Index. Three page list of subscribers.
Published : J.M. Burton & Co., Ipswich 1850, First Edition
A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Bookplate. 46 pages + index. 22 illustrations. Folding family tree.
Published : Printed for Private Circulation, Nottingham 1900, First Edition
4to. A good copy in mauve cloth which is faded on the spine. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Introduction of 15pp + 84 photographs of 17th and 18th century wall tablets, table tombs and headstones selected by Herbert Batsford as representative examples of the beautiful and traditional types in English parish churches.
Published : B. T. Batsford Ltd, London 1916, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine (but leaving the lettering clear). A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. A volume in the "Victorian Social Conscience" series.
Published : Gregg International 1973, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good, price-clipped dustwrapper. Foxing to end-papers. 159 pages. Many illustrations. Chapters on Kentish customs, Strange streams, Kitchen crafts etc.
Published : Stedehill Publications 1970, First Edition
Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. A number of stamps of Douglas public library but no other library markingss. 113 pages. A bibliography of "books, pamphlets, etc. written by natives or residents of, and printed at or relating to, Heywood"
Published : Printed at the "Advertiser" Office, Heywood 1902, First Edition
A good copy in light blue cloth. Fore-edge and end-paper foxing. 268 pages + 32pp adverts. 16 illustrations.
Published : Mills & Boon, London 1913, First Edition
Hardbacks. Published between 1784 and 1787. Seven volumes of eight lacking volume I. In a full brown tree calf binding attractively decorated in gilt on the spines and lettered in gilt on a red title piece with a separate black piece for the volume number. Hinges sound. Marbled end-papers. Numerous engraved plates with tissue guards, maps (some hand-coloured) and plans, all collated. A very good, clean, set with very little foxing and no ownership inscription. Photographs available on request.
Published : S. Hooper, London 1784,
Large coloured folding cloth-backed plan of London divided into half mile squares. Undated but probably c.1920. Accompanied by a 62 page guide to London which lists places of interest, theatres etc but which is mainly a street index to the map. All in a pink cover. Advert at front is torn but overall a good copy.
Published : Geographia, London,
Hardback. A very good copy in a dustwrapper which is also very good but for the word "Dorset" having been written in ink on the spine. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.xiv,100. 4 illustrations. Described as "a moving picture of human activity over more than 700 years" and as a "window on Dorset's past".
Published : Published By the Author 1970, First Edition
A fine copy in a half-leather binding with marbled boards. In a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.xiv,241. Frontispiece and 40 plates. 15 maps and plans. "This fine work has been revised, augmented and reset in this new edition. It will remain the definitive history of the town for many years to come."
Published : MTD Rigg Publications, Guiseley, Leeds 1994,
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