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Handbook to the Cathedrals of England -- Northern Division, Part II: Durham - Chester - Manchester [Northern English Cathedrals, Vol. 2]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1869

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040750

Condition: VG+


Half-morocco, black cloth-covered boards, spine panel lettered/decorated in gilt, marbled text block edges. Leather mildly rubbed on corners and along joints. iv,229-435 pp., illus. w/ engravings. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Scottish Songs in Two Volumes [Volume II] [Spine Title: Ritson's Scottish Songs - Vol. II]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, Hugh Hopkins: 1869

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041575

Condition: Good


Volume II only (of 2). Moss green cloth, paper title label mounted on upper spine panel. Moderate wear with surface rubbing to both covers, mild rubbing to corners and joints. Spine panel somewhat darkened by age, title label toned, text block edges also darkened. [ii],289-575 pp., frontis. engraving, color title. A solid copy with cosmetic faults. View more info

Old Blockley in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Blockley Antiquarian Society: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043683

ISBN: B0047METV8

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color pictorial wraps. [iv],76 pp., illus. w/ vintage b&w photographs. Mild handling wear with a few thumbing creases to covers. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Set in Scotland: A Film Fan's Odyssey

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Visit Scotland: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047043

ISBN: B018E6HS7O

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps, with front cover photograph of Daniel Craig as James Bond. Slightly rubbed corners, otherwise essentially as issued. 68 pp., illus. w/ color photos. Compendium of feature films set in Scotland. View more info

A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to London and its Environs, with Four Section Plans . . . [London with Plans & Index to Streets]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London and New York, Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd./George Edmund Platt: 1910

Seller ID: 047906

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered in gilt. Closed 1 1/2" tear along upper front joint has been neatly mended, otherwise minor shelf wear, with mild toning/soiling to text block edges. xi,280,74 pp. Folding frontis. map (London and Twelve Miles Round) shows short mended tear, 6 additional folding maps, other maps and b&w plates in text. View more info

Mr. Dooley In Peace and In War

By: "Dooley, Martin" [Finley Peter Dunne]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Small, Maynard & Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006930

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, limited to 10,000 copies. Green textured cloth, lettered in gilt. xviii + 260 pp. Lightly rubbed extrems, corners, slight shelf wear. Signed on front pastedown by former owner Dorrance Reynolds, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Christmas 1898. View more info

Irish Eloquence: The Speeches of the Celebrated Irish Orators Philips, Curran and Grattan to which is added the Powerful Appeal of Robert Emmett, at the Close of his Trial for High Treason

By: A Member of the Bar (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Edward C. Biddle: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036245

Condition: Very Good


Full calf, four raised bands and gilt decorated edges, gilt on burgundy title label mounted on upper spine. Leather still decently intact, with two moisture rings on front cover, a few areas of discoloration. Corners somewhat curled, exposure only to bottom rear corner. viii,9-370 pp. Scattered internal foxing, generally light. Main title shows former owner's note signature, date, price paid, etc. written among upper portions of title, dated 1842. View more info

Lucas, E. V.

By: A Wanderer in London

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and London, Macmillan Co./Methuen and Co.: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036192

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in gilt. Covers lightly soiled, text block edges slightly dulled by age. xi,307 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. An uncommonly well preserved copy of a common book. View more info

History of Queen Elizabeth . . . with Engravings

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1856

Seller ID: 035961

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, decorated in blind, spine panel lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf/handling wear, still intact. Cloth rubbed with some exposure along joints and at corners, modestly soiled covers, text block edges dulled and with ink spot to upper fore-edge of first several leaves. Vintage seminary book plate mounted on front pastedown. xii,13-281 pp., illus. w/ reproduced engravings, color litho. first title, author's frontis. portrait. Firm binding. Light, scattered foxing to interior. Early printing, copyrighted 1849. View more info

The Princess Elizabeth

By: Acland, Capt. Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, John C. Winston Co., Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028380

Condition: VG+


Light teal cloth, lettered in gilt. Sunned along edges and along spine panel, text block edges somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. ix,118 pp., color frontis., additional sepia-tinted plates. Among the first publications devoted to the future Queen Elizabeth II, this one published when she was but 11 years old. View more info

Nothing of Importance: A Record of Eight Months at the Front with a Welsh Battalion, October 1915 to June 1916

By: Adams, Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Uckfield, East Sussex, U.K., Naval and Military Press:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 026856

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile reprint of original 1917 Methuen edition. Color illus. wraps. Mild edge wear, lightly creased top front corner. Square, uncreased binding. xviii,308 pp. View more info

The Booklover's London

By: Adcock, A. St. John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 027435

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth, lettered and bordered in gilt, gilt illus. on spine panel (faded). Light shelf wear, text block edges a bit dulled by age. xiii,324 pp. Minimally ex-library copy, with gilt-stamped call number on lower spine, glue residue and small area of paper loss to rear flyleaf from removal of circulation pocket, a few internal marks. Overall, more than acceptable reading/reference copy with purely cosmetic blemishes. Very scarce American edition, after the 1913 Methuen. View more info

The Spectator - Complete in Two Volumes [Vol. I + II]

By: Addison, Joseph

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, H. S. and J. Applegate and Co.: 1851

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033906

Condition: VG+


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in black 1/2 morocco, dark brown pebbled cloth, with gilt borders, spine panel lettered and decorated in gilt with 5 raised bands. Modest shelf wear, covers showing mild surface rubbing and mild soiling to upper portions, corners and spine extremities showing rubbing with surface loss. Firm bindings, interiors showing scattered foxing typical of age/issue, generally light. Vintage blue pencil price on Vol. I front pastedown from Leary's, Philadelphia; pencil annotations on final page of text in Vol. I and both rear pastedowns. Vol. I lacking fro... View more info

Understanding English Surnames

By: Addison, Sir William Wilkinson

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012719

ISBN: 0713405651

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy paper covered boards. 176 pp. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, tape ghosting on both covers. Little actual wear, solid Near Fine apart from cosmetic defects. View more info

Lays of Modern Oxford (New Edition)

By: Adon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, A. Thomas Shrimpton & Son: 1887

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005214

Condition: Good


Royal blue cloth, gilt lettering. Rubbed joints and extremities, a bit frayed. Exposed corners. Cloth separated along rear joint, mended. Wear typical of age, but not abused. Clean interior. 133 pp. + 16 pp. rear publisher's ads. Satirical and humorous verse based on well-known metrical poems of the 19th century and earlier. Scarce. View more info

Was This Camelot?: Excavations at Cadbury Castle 1966-1970

By: Alcock, Leslie; Sir Mortimer Wheeler (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044056

ISBN: 081281505X

Condition: Fine


Light green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slightly toned text block edges, essentially as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows a few very slight marks to white rear panel, essentially as issued, now in mylar. 224 pp., 15 color plates, 95 b&w plates, 36 line drawings. View more info

Scarlet to M.F.H.

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1933

Seller ID: 033594

Condition: VG+


Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear, mild binding lean, text block edges somewhat dulled by age. xii,152 pp., illus. Early reprint, no statement of edition/printing, copyrighted 1933, undated main title. Scarce illus. dust jacket typically age-toned, most especially along spine panel, chipped at spine extremities w/ approx. 1/2" loss at heel, rubbed flap folds, 3" closed tear along top front edge extending into "Scarlet" of title (no loss), a few short closed edge tears, now in mylar. View more info

Romance of the Road

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039655

ISBN: 1851700013

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slightly rubbed extremities. Mild foxing to both pastedowns, a few scattered foxing marks to interior. 123 pp., illus. w/ color plates, also b&w illus. Facsimile of original 1928 edition. View more info

Haunting York

By: Alexander, Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: York, United Kingdom, Quacks the Printers/INTER~media: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014828

ISBN: 0948333995

Condition: Near Fine


New edition of 2001; first issued in 1995. Illus. stiff paper wraps. vi,65 pp., illus. Slight handling wear, virtually as issued. View more info

Famous Sporting Prints [Vol. V - Henry Alken]

By: Alken, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Studio Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015519

Condition: Very Good


Original cardstock illus. wraps, toned but intact, with some rubbing evident along extended edges. Approx. 2" separation of both covers at top hinge, with area of loss at head of spine panel. Covers mildly soiled. Interior paper slightly toned and lightly foxed, but tipped-in color plates remain vibrant and unaffected. 8 color plates with facing-page commentary. Approx. 10" x 12.5", with plates measuring approx. 7" x 9". View more info

A Little Tour in Ireland, being a Visit to Dublin, Galway, Connamara, Athlone, Limerick, Killarney, Glengarriff, Cork, etc., etc., etc. [w/ Hand-Colored Frontispiece]

By: An Oxonian [Samuel Reynolds Hole]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury and Evans: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033354

Condition: Good


Original dark green textured cloth, both covers decorated in blind, spine panel lettered and with front cover illus. in gilt. Moderate overall wear, some soiling to cloth, rubbed corners with mild exposure (bottom corners slightly layered), cloth slightly separated and mended along upper front joint. Text block edges dulled by age, retaining a bit of original gilt. Endpapers may be replacements - or are original and exceptionally clean. viii,220,[4] pp., illus. w/ three-panel folding frontis. "The Claddagh - Galway," hand-colored, many additional illus. in text. Both frontis. fold... View more info

Isaac Newton

By: Andrade, E. N. Da C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Chanticleer Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005966

Condition: Fine


Green cloth, gilt stamped decoration on front panel. Essentially as issued; slightly foxed endpapers. Dust jacket moderately soiled, with slightly chipped edges. 111 pp. View more info

Francis Frith's Around Eastbourne [Photographic Memories]

By: Andrew, Martin

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Salisbury, Wiltshire, U.K., Frith Book Co.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015814

ISBN: 1859370616

Condition: Fine


Laminated pictorial boards. 92 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. As issued. Traces of shelf wear to dust jacket. View more info

Old-Time Punishments

By: Andrews, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Tabard Press Ltd.:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022708

Condition: Near Fine


Light brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Cloth is speckled along entire front joint, a portion of top front edge, and most of back cover -- appears to be a discoloration due to the binding glue, as the book shows absolutely no dampstaining or other evidence of wear, a simple cosmetic defect. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. x,251 pp., illus. w/ drawings. Undated facsimile reprint (1st thus, and first of several later reprints) of original 1890 edition. View more info

Queen Elizabeth

By: Anthony, Katharine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Literary Guild: 1929

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035962

Condition: VG+


Brown 1/2 cloth, light green papaer covered boards, front cover cartouche and spine panel lettering in gilt. Covers tanned toward edges, else only slight edge wear. Front panel of original dust jacket laid in. Former owner's signature and 1929 date on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Interior a bit toned by age. [x],263,x pp. View more info