• New listing1846 CRITICAL PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY BY JOHN WALKER ENGLISH LANGUAGE GRAMMAR *

    Writtten by John Walker, a new edition, published by Thomas Nelson Edinburgh in 1846. B/w frontispiece illustration of author.
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  • Cattermole's : Great Civil War of Charles I And The Parliament : VOL II - 1845

    The Great Civil War. Charles I And The Parliament. VOL II - 1845. by the. In good condition for age. Inscription inside front cover. 310 pages.
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  • 1838 THE ENGLISH COUNTIES DELINEATED BY THOMAS MOULE 34 MAPS PLYMOUTH OXFORD

    I have here for sale volume two of the justifiably famous and beautifully illustrated ENGLAND's TOPOGRAPHER or THE ENGLISH COUNTIES DELINEATED by THOMAS MOULE. Published around 1838 by George Virtue.
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  • 1824 ARCTIC EXPLORATION Franklin Expedition POLAR JOURNEY Antique Book MAP

    Scarce early printing of Franklin's famous account of his travels to Arctic, printed by William Clowes. The party ran short of supplies and lacking adequate knowledge for survival, were reduced to eating lichens.
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  • 1801 BURKE Revolution Essay SUBLIME & BEAUTIFUL Antique Leather Book ENGRAVED

    Original full calf binding with gilt decorative bands to spine. An excellent engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, Edmund Burke. Text complete with half-title and firmly bound; some light shelfwear and rubbing, and front hinge and upper rear hinge of boards somewhat cracked.
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  • Scandinavia Ancient and Modern. (2 vols). Crichton & Wheaton. 1838. 2nd edn.

    Being a history of Denmark, Sweden and Norway comprehending a description of these countries; an account of the mythology, government, laws manners, ....... with illustrations of their natural history.  2 volumes. 2nd edition. 400pp & 432pp. Engravings. Map. Armorial bookplate to each volume. Red cloth. Gilt titles. Moderate edge-wear. G .
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  • New listing1832 TREATISE ON IMPROVEMENT & PRESENT STATE MANUFACTURE PORCELAIN & GLASS *

    I have here for sale a book entitledTREATISE ON THE ORIGIN, PROGRESSIVE IMPROVEMENT AND PRESENT STATE OF THE MANUFACTURE OF PORCELAIN AND GLASS. It is aFIRST EDITION, I believe, published in 1832 by Longman, Rees, Orme Brown & Green London.
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  • A TOUR THROUGH ENGLAND *1804* Antique Travel Book PLATE ENGRAVINGS London Oxford

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  • 1817 HOMER The ILIAD Cowper ANCIENT GREEK Epic Translation Antique Leather Book

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  • The Scotch Itinerary, 1808, James Duncan, Roads of Scotland, 2 folding maps

    Pagination; title, dedication, 2pp advertisement, 4pp index, 3pp alphabetical index of places 1p explanation of marks and contractions, 147 pages, pages 1-27 appendix. The two folding maps are present and in good condition.
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  • Sharpe's Corresponding Atlas, 1849, 51 Maps, folio size, Very Rare

    Publisher: Chapman and Hall, 1849. Half leather binding, pages and maps disbound within the cover. There are three maps missing, number 2, the World -- Eastern Hemisphere, and numbers 6 and 7 -- England and Wales Railway Map North and South.
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  • History of Highlands & Clans, Coats of Arms, Browne 1836, 8 Vols, Scotland

    Publisher: A. Fullarton & Co., Edinburgh, 1836-1839, eight books (four volumes in eight). All volumes are bound in floral textured green cloth with titles on paper spine labels (chipped), uncut edges.
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  • Old Mother Hubbard c.1835 Hand Coloured Engravings, Chapbook

    Publisher: Grant and Griffith, successors to J. Harris, corner of St Paul’s Church Yard, c. 1835. This is a rare children’s chapbook in its original yellow paper wraps. Written by Sarah Catherine Martin, the Comic Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard was first published by J. Harris in 1804, followed by The Continuation of the Comic Adventures in 1806.
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  • Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift, 1840 Illustrated Edition, Many Engravings

    Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World by Lemuel Gulliver First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships. by Jonathan Swift Illustrated with Upwards of Four Hundred Wood-Engravings From Designs by Grandville. With Copious Notes, A Life of the Author and an Essay on Satirical Fiction By W.C. Taylor Publisher: Hayward and Moore, 1840, first printing of this edition. Bound in half maroon leather over decorative paper covered boards with endpapers matching. All edges gilt. Titles & decorations in gilt on the spine. This is a beautiful illustrated edition of Gulliver's Travels, with hundreds of wood engravings within the text throughout. Large octavo, 23.5 cm, 9.25 inches, tall, 16 pp prelims, lx pp biography and essay, 508 pages, complete (page 487 is mis-numbered 488).
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  • "NAVAL ACTIONS" A history of Naval Battles. 4 Volumes 1st. Ed. 1805 by A. Duncan

    The publisher, James Cundee, intended that this work should amount to only four volumes and that it should be completed by 1805 and takes the history of the Royal Navy down to the Peace of Amiens in 1802 where Volume IV concludes.
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  • Oliver Twiss by Bos 1839 Thomas Prest Edward Lloyd Penny Dreadful Dickens Twist

    Up for sale here is a Hardback First Edition of ‘Oliver Twiss‘ by Bos. Written by Thomas Peckett Prest under the name Bos. A parody on Dickens “Boz”. Introducing the rotary press for newspapers and setting up his own paper mill to make his own newsprint.
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  • New listing1871 A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS BY YARRELL 4 VOLS ORNITHOLOGY 564 WOOD ENGRAVING

    I have here for sale all FOUR volumes of A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS BY WILLIAM YARRELL, IN FOUR VOLUMES ILLUSTRATED BY 564 WOOD ENGRAVINGS. Published in 1871 to 1874 by John van Voorst. Volumes I and II have been revised by Alfred Newton and Volumes III and IV have been revised by Howard Saunders.
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  • Instructions to Young Sportsmen Hawker 1825 4th Wildfowling Shooting Wing Grouse

    Instructions to Young Sportsmen in all that relates to Guns and Shooting by Lt. Col. P. Hawker. One unusual addition you won't find anywhere else - when I bought the book, slipped between the pages was a piece of paper titled "Hints".
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  • The Works of Lord Byron in Six Volumes, 1823-5, period leather bindings

    An attractive un-refurbished full calf set. The first four volumes are dated 1823 and stated as in Four Volumes, the two later volumes 1825. Gilt decorated spines in six compartments, red and green title-pieces, gauffered board edges, page edges powdered red.
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  • Cooke Universal Geography, early exploration first edition 70 superb plates 1802

    First edition, understood to be date 1802 (the frontispiece plate is dated 1801). After page xiv is the binder's plate list. In volume 1, all seven maps and 6 plates are missing, with 47 remaining.
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  • NICHOLSON'S NEW CARPENTER'S GUIDE, 1833, AN IMPROVED & ENLARGED EDITION

    This is a pretty huge hard back edition with what appears to be leather spine and corners - now very worn. it was impressively bound and appears to have been hand made as the pages are not always 100% centred.
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  • 1811 Modern Geography FIFTY THREE MAPS Atlas of Modern Geography John Pinkerton

    WITH FIFTY THREE MAPS & THREE FOLDING PLATES. this is the third edition, corrected of Pinkerton’s “Modern Geography”. BINDINGS IN NEED OF REPAIR ELSE AN ACCEPTABLE EARLY EDITION OF THIS ATLAS OF WORLD GEOGRAPHY.
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  • ARROWSMITH: Atlas of Ancient Geography - 26 Hand Coloured Maps - 1829 - Scarce

    A ARROWSMITH: AN ATLAS OF ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY COMPILED FROM ORIGINAL AUTHORITIES FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS, London, 1829, 26 engraved outline hand coloured maps as called for, ownership signatures to the front paste down and end paper, contemporary calf v worn with soiling to the boards, leather chipped with losses to the spine ends. Maps are generally in good order, though there is some offsetting to a number of the latter maps, and some marginalia to a couple. A number of the maps have drawings, numbers, etc, to the rear.
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  • 1839 Nicholas Nickleby Charles Dickens FIRST EDITION First Impression 39 Plates

    NICHOLAS NICKLEBY. First Edition. Chapman and Hall, 1839. xvi, 624 pp. Frontispiece & 39 plates by Hablot K. Browne (Phiz). Charles Dickens. First Issue. With all but 5 of the first issue points as listed by Smith (those in italics are not present).
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  • 1865 Waverley Novels Sir Walter SCOTT 48 Volumes Illustrated Scotland Binding

    Sir Walter Scott. The Waverley Novels. Complete 48 Volume Set. Fine Binding. First Thus. Forty-eight volumes complete –. Volume One - [2], civ, 320pp; Waverley;. Volume Two - 420pp; Waverley;.
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  • 1821 The Genuine Works William Hogarth Analysis of Beauty 2 Vols Illustrated

    The Genuine Works of William Hogarth. There is no plate 84, but this is probably not called for, as the letterpress at this point directs the reader to the title-page vignette for the illustration; the numeration of the plates is eccentric, with plates one would expect in the first volume bound [correctly] in the second, but the plates are otherwise complete.
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  • 1839 Life & Services of Horatio Viscount NELSON Clarke 2 Vols Illustrated Map

    The Life and Services of. Viscount Nelson. Three Volumes in Two. Year of Publication. 3 plates to Vol I and 4 plates to Vol II plus the folding map. Lacking most of the 32 plates. James Stanier CLARKE.
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  • 1845 SIDNEY HALL Engraved Pocket County Maps: Suffolk - Fold-out

    Pocket County Maps - Suffolk. 260mm x 210mm. Engraved by Sidney Hall with outline colouring, folding into 6 sections and laid onto linen. Original card cover and labels to front and inside. Published by Chapman & Hall, London.
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  • 1833 1856 The Novels of Jane Austen Mansfield Park 5 Volumes Early Editions Rare

    The Novels of Jane Austen. Mansfield Park, 1833, single volume edition by Richard Bentley, Fourth Edition overall with a frontispiece illustration by William Greatbach after Ferdinand Pickering and a smaller vignette on the engraved title.
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  • 1809 REPOSITORY ARTS LIT COMMERCE FASHION & POLITICS 42 COL PLTS ACKERMANN @

    I have here for sale a RARE and beautifully illustrated book entitled THE REPOSITORY OF ARTS LITERATURE, COMMERCE, MANUFACTURES, FASHIONS AND POLITICS VOL 2 (July 1809-Dec 1809) This work, already honoured by his approbation, is most humbly dedicated by Permission To His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.
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  • House That Jack Built , Published John Harris, 1827, Hand Coloured Engravings

    This book is in very good condition. The wraps have some marks and a 2cm split at the base of the spine fold, but the original stitching is still holding the book together firmly. Inside the wraps are 18 leaves, with 16 beautiful hand-coloured engravings, plus a hand-coloured vignette on the title page.
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  • Allan Ramsay, Gentle Shepherd, 1808, 2 Vol. Illustrated, 15 engraved plates +Map

    The Gentle Shepherd,A Pastoral Comedy: Publisher: William Martin, W. Creech et al., Edinburgh, 1808, two volumes. Engraved portrait of Ramsay as frontispiece in volume 1, folding map and 11 other engraved plates, engraved frontispiece and 2 other engraved plates in volume 2. Contemporary half calf, titles in gilt on morocco spine labels, marbled boards. Pages very lightly tanned with occasional light foxing, some water marking to edges of 7 of the plates, this being minimal in most cases. The largest instance is on the frontispiece portrait (see photo). Very good condition. There is the bookplate of Russell of Ashysteel on the front pastedown of both volumes. Large octavos 240mm tall, volume 1 has 398 pages, volume 2 has 373 pages, the pages of the volumes being numbered consecutively.
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  • Borderer's Table Book, Richardson 1846, Local History & Legend of the Borders

    Publisher: Henry G. Bohn for the author, 1846, 8 volumes bound into 4. Bound in full tree calf with five raised bands to the spine, with gilt decorations and titles in gilt on spine labels. All edges marbled.
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  • Description of Edwin Smith's Model of Jerusalem, 1847, + Map of Jerusalem, Rare

    Description of Edwin Smith's Model of Jerusalem, As It Is, Illustrative of The Holy Scriptures And The Fulfilment Of Prophecy Printed by J. Blurton, Sheffield, 1847, 1st edition. Cloth covered card wraps with title label on top cover. Extra folding map of Jerusalem bound in, 'Jerusalem and its Environs', published 1825 by L.B. Seeley & Son. Edwin Smith was a Sheffield sculptor who produced 3D plaster models of Jerusalem. The book contains a map with the key to the model and descriptions of buildings and locations. 17 page general description of Jerusalem, followed by engravings of the models and prices. Testimonies to fidelity of the model, 'Thoughts on Edwin Smith's Model Of Jerusalem', by Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna. 17.5 cm tall (almost 7 inches), 2 maps, 44 pages, complete.
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  • Jonathan Swift Tale of a Tub, 1811, Hand Coloured Plates, Bayntun binding

    The Tale of a Tub Written For the Universal Improvement of Mankind to Which is Added An Account of a Battle Between the Ancient and Modern Books In St. James's Library by Jonathan Swift Publisher: Thomas Tegg, 1811, 1st edition thus. Bound in later half leather by Bayntun with titles in gilt on a red spine label, and decorations in gilt on spine, marbled boards, all edges gilt. Very good condition, a little rubbing to binding, one bookplate on the front ep, and signs of removal of another on the back ep. Plates all present in very good condition; frontis slightly toned & lightly spotted, other plates - few isolated spots, mainly clean. Text block tightly bound very occasional light spot, clean & bright. Lovely copy of Swift's masterly satire. Octavo, 19.7cm tall (7.75 inches), 322 pages.
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  • Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, 1832, 22 plates + Farther Adventures

    The Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe With Twenty-Two Engravings and a Life of the Author By the Rev. H. Stebbing. A.M. Publisher: J. E. Dove, 1832. Bound in brown moiré cloth, rebacked in brown cloth with the original paper title label laid on and new endpapers. Untrimmed edges. This is an uncommon edition of Robinson Crusoe, illustrated with an engraved title page and twenty-one other engraved plates. This is a complete edition, unabridged and containing The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. Small octavo, 17 cm, 6.75 inches, tall, 502 pages, complete.
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  • Brown's Self Interpreting Bible, 1810, 2 Quarto Volumes illustrated

    These volumes are in good condition, with wear to the leather, chipped title labels, especially on volume two, and a cracked hinge on volume two, now stabilized. Internally, volume one lacks the ffep, and has some marking to the frontispiece and beginning pages.
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  • 1796 Complete View of the Dress & Habits of People of England 2 Vols 153 Plates

    A Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England. From the Establishment of the Saxons in Britain to the Present Time. To the Conclusion of the Seventh Century. Illustrated by Engravings taken from the Most Authentic Remains of Antiquity.
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  • 1823 THE PEASANTS OF CHAMOUNI ATTEMPT TO REACH THE SUMMIT OF MONT BLANC 1st Ed

    CONTAINING AN ATTEMPT TO REACH THE SUMMIT OF MONT BLANC;. This is a rare Mont Blanc item, a children's book, that describes the 1820 Hamel attempt to ascend Mont Blanc where the first mountaineering fatalities occurred on the mountain.
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  • New listing1829 The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore Full Vellum Binding Bewick Illustrations

    The volume opens, of course, with the beloved Lalla Rookh; and, though the publishers here were the Galignanis, it is noted on the back of the half-title that "Jules Didot, Senior," was the actual printer.
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  • 1833 The Works of William Hogarth in a Series of 108 Engravings 2 Vols TRUSLER

    The Works of William Hogarth. In a Series of Engravings with. To which are Added, Anecdotes of the Author and his Works, by J. Hogarth and J. Nichols. London: Published by Jones and Co. 1833. 225 pages of text, complete with 108 plates and frontispiece, title page for each volume, includes anecdotes of the author and his works.
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  • 1811 Matthew Henry Exposition, Old New Testament Bible Commentary ~ 7Vol Leather

    Quite scarce complete seven volume set of Matthew Henry's Bible commentary. Up for sale here is a Hardback Leather Bound Seven Volume Edition of ‘An Entire Collection of Matthew Henry’s Works in Seven Volumes ’.
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  • 1840 Views in the English Lake District Banks 26 Engraved Views Windermere Lakes

    (or, Views in the English Lake District). VIEWS OF THE ENGLISH LAKES. Banks & Co., Edinburgh. No date – 1840. 26 PLATES OF VIEWS Windermere Lake. The Ferry Windermere. Banks, W. and Aspland, L..
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  • Heath's Travelling Sketches; Italy, Tyrol, Austria - c1832 - Leitch Ritchie RARE

    Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1832: Travelling Sketches in the North of Italy, the Tyrol, and on the Rhine. With Twenty-Six Beautifully Finished Engravings, from Drawings by Clarkson Stanfield. Ritchie, Leitch; Stanfield, Clarkson.
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  • 1827 British National Costume Work TRADES JOBS Fine Hand Coloured Plates 4 Vols

    A generally good set of this scarce work. British National Costumes. illustrated with Eighty Four Coloured Engravings. Dress, Diversions, and Other Peculiarities of the Inhabitants of Great Britain. In Four Volumes.
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  • 1840 Child's Own Book of Animals 12 Colour Lithographs Darton Lion Elephant Cat

    Size of binding: 15 in. x 11 in., extremely rare and beautiful children's picture book dating from the 1840's [1845 - 1862] which is when the firm of Darton and Co started publishing books. Beautifully decorated front board - in gilt and colour - rebacked in cloth with gilt title to the spine.
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  • 1802 The New Wonderful Museum & Extraordinary Magazine Three Volumes 66 Plates

    THE NEW WONDERFUL MUSEUM. From the Beginning of the World to the Present Year 1802. Contemporary half leather with marbled boards. 66 copper plates, some light browning and offsetting from the plates, red labels with gilt titles to the spine.
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  • 1825 Iliad of HOMER 2 Volumes Fine Leather Binding With Explanatory Notes

    The Iliad of Homer. With Explanatory Notes. Two volumes, 8vo., Second Edition, some light dust-soiling to text; original half leather binding with marbled boards, covers mildly age-worn, a crisp, firm copy.
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