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The Unexpurgated Beaton: The Cecil Beaton Diaries As He Wrote Them, 1970-1980

By: Beaton, Cecil; Hugo Vickers (intro.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 043448

ISBN: 1400041120

Condition: Very Good


Dark periwinkle paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. xi,508 pp. A few light marks to covers. Former owner's address inscription at top corner of front flyleaf and his handwritten "review" occupies rear endpapers, otherwise unmarked and as issued. Illus. dust jacket as issued. View more info

Rossetti and his Circle

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027810

Condition: Near Fine


Royal blue ribbed cloth, bordered in blind, lettered in gilt, deckled bottom text block edge. First edition, matching dates. Light shelf wear, corners/extremities a bit rubbed. Slight off-setting to half-title and preceding blank at front and two rear blanks from vintage news clippings, now removed. ix pp. + 23 (including frontis.) tipped-in color plates, each w/ captioned tissue guard, all fully intact. A lovely copy. View more info

Things New and Old

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042599

ISBN: B0006AJ6QI

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Cloth on both covers appears a bit mottled from uneven age toning, with mild foxing/spotting to front cover as well. Mild binding lean. Some foxing to endpapers and text block edges, interior otherwise clean and unmarked. Illus. w/ b&w plates with captioned tissue guards. View more info

Things New and Old

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045732

ISBN: B0006AJ6QI

Condition: Very Good


Light brown cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Minor binding lean, covers modestly soiled, with area of dampstaining to upper back cover (not extending to interior). Illus. w/ 50 b&w plates including frontis., tissue-guarded with captions. Guards are a bit toned, minor foxing to verso of final plate. Firm binding. View more info

Great English Homes: Ancestral Homes of England and Wales and the People Who Lived in Them [The National Trust]

By: Bence-Jones, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, British Heritage Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006379

ISBN: 0517442957

Condition: Near Fine


240 pp., 170 illus. Mild edge wear, nearly as issued. Dust jacket slightly chipped at bottom corner of front panel, else nearly as issued. View more info

Devon Family History Society: Members' Interests - 1988

By: Bennett, Joan (pref.); Marjorie Snetzler (intro., editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Devon, U.K., Devon Family History Society: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020580

Condition: Near Fine


Green stiff paper wraps, lettered in black. Unpaginated, [100+] pp. Slight handling wear. View more info

London in the Eighteenth Century

By: Besant, Sir Walter; Mary Garratt Besant (note)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London and New York, Adam and Charles Black/Macmillan Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029802

Condition: Near Fine


Original edition, rebound in full brown pebbled cloth, gold foil titles on front cover and spine panel, new head- and tail-bands, new endsheets. Top text block edge in gilt, others deckled. Presents thus virtually "as new," with note to rebinding. "Discard" stamp to title page, several minor ex-libris stamps to interior, otherwise clean and unmarked. A few slight chips to text block edges here and there. xvii,667 pp., copiously illustrated w/ b&w plates, figures in text. A lovely copy. View more info

Besant's History of London: The Stuarts

By: Besant, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Village Press: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045698

ISBN: 1855400022

Condition: Fine


Dark red leatherette, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows minor shelf wear, now in mylar. xiii,396 pp., illus. Facsimile reprint, originally issued 1903 View more info

Besant's History of London: The Tudors

By: Besant, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Village Press: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045699

ISBN: 1855400014

Condition: Fine


Dark red leatherette, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows minor shelf wear, now in mylar. [xii],430 pp., illus. Facsimile reprint, originally issued 1904. View more info

The Social Politics of Anglo-Jewry, 1880-1920

By: Black, Eugene C.

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Oxford and New York, Basil Blackwell: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031089

ISBN: 063116491X

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Date of publication (1988) written in ink beneath title on half-title and also beneath publisher's imprint on main title, otherwise unmarked and as issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows light shelf wear, now in archival mylar. xi,428 pp., illus. View more info

Oxford Ways: A Description of Undergraduate Life

By: Blair

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1926

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 028046

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, spine panel darkened by age with a few areas of loss from silverfishing. Firm binding, clean interior though a bit toned by age. [iv],75 pp., rear ads. View more info

The Vintage Book of Contemporary Irish Fiction

By: Bolger, Dermot (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Vintage: 1995

Seller ID: 015352

ISBN: 0679765468

Condition: Fine


xxviii,561 pp. As issued. 6th ptg. thus. View more info

The Cathedrals of England and Wales, Being a Fourth Edition of English Cathedrals Illustrated

By: Bond, Francis

Price: $5.00

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

Seller ID: 009349

Condition: Very Good


Blue flexible cloth, lettered in light blue and gilt. xxii,493 pp., 200+ b&w illus. from photographs and a series of ground plans. Modestly rubbed edges and joints. Gift inscription on front flyleaf, another inscription on front pastedown, otherwise clean. View more info

An Introduction to English Church Architecture From the Eleventh to the Sixteenth Century [English Church Architeture] [Vol. I + II, Complete]

By: Bond, Francis

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London and New York, Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009926

Condition: Very Good


Complete in two volumes. Blue cloth, elaborately ruled, decorated, and lettered in gilt, gilt top edges. xxxv,vi,986 pp. + publisher's catalog at rear of Vol. II, 1400+ illus. Ex-library, typically marked and stamped, but only modest overall wear. Some surface rubbing and a few stray marks to cloth, minor exposure at corners and a bit of wear at spine extremities. Vol. I lacks front flyleaf. Interiors are clean and bright beyond initial library stamps. Gift inscription on front pastedown of Vol. I. Overall, quite acceptable as a reference set. View more info

Edinburgh Revisited

By: Bone, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1913

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 006795

Condition: Near Fine


2nd Edition, Revised, 1913; originally issued 1911. xii + 304 pp., illus. w/ 8 full page plates + numerous additional illus. set into text. Green buckram, stamped in gilt. Front board very slightly warped, showing minimally rubbed edges. Firm binding, clean text block. Endpapers a bit toned. View more info

The Perambulator in Edinburgh

By: Bone, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028037

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in dark red. 1st edition, matching dates. Slightly rubbed extremities, slightly age-toned text block. [xi],281 pp., illus. w/ (16) plates. Illus. dust jacket toned by age, chipped with loss at top front corners and several shortish (1" or less) edge tears, now in archival mylar. View more info

The Broad from Trinity Gates [1951 Christmas Greeting from Blackwell's, Broad Street, Oxford]

By: Bone, Muirhead (illus.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Blackwell's: 1951

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIBL0299

Condition: Fine


Approx. 8 1/4" x 6 1/4" reproduction of an illustration by Muirhead Bone of The Broad from Trinity Gates, one of 32 illustrations published in Lady Bone's Came to Oxford (1952). Accompanied by original printed sleeve, slightly toned. Companion piece to Blackwell's 1949 Christmas Greeting of Broad Street from the East. View more info

Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763 [The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell - De Luxe Edition, Bound in Full Leather]

By: Boswell, James; Frederick A. Pottle (intro., notes, editor); Christopher Morley (pref.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1950

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035217

Condition: VG+


De Luxe Edition, bound in full leather, both covers bordered in gilt with publisher's device in gilt on front cover, spine panel lettered and with 5 compartments bordered in gilt, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. Set in Waverley type, printed by Maple Press Co. (York, PA), bound by J. C. Valentine Co. (NY), designed by Alvin Eisenman. Mildly rubbed spine extremities, front joint, and edges, 1/4" chip of loss at heel of spine. xxix,370 pp. Firm binding, clean interior, evidence of repair along front hinge. View more info

The Life of Samuel Johnson [Vol. I + II, Complete]

By: Boswell, James; Mowbray Morris (editor, intro.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell and Co.: 1910

Seller ID: 034402

Condition: Very Good


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in full original limp burgundy leather, lettered/decorated in gilt, top text block edge in gilt, brown mottled endsheets. xxv,590 + [ii],609 pp., reprinting the original 1791 quarto edition. Mild shelf wear, with some rubbing along bottom edges and at spine extremities. Firm, square bindings, both spine panels a bit sunned (gilt still bright). "Withdrawn" stamps to front flyleaf of Vol. I, rear pastedown of Vol. II, and both top text block edges, otherwise unmarked. Undated, ca. 1910. View more info

The Panoramic River: The Hudson and the Thames

By: Botwinick, Michael (fwd.); Bartholomew F. Bland, and Laura L. Vookles (editors, essays); Geoff Snell, Pat Hardy (essays); Tara Dawson (catalogue)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Yonkers, NY, Hudson River Museum: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045530

ISBN: 0943651433

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps, oblong format. Slight rubbing to edges, otherwise nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. 199 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

The Royal and Ancient City of Canterbury

By: Bowman, W. (editor); H. T. Mead (revisions); Ernest Coffin (pen and ink sketches)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London Bridge Station, London, S.E. & C. Railway: 1922

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035557

Condition: Very Good


Original copy, rebound in green buckram lettered in gilt, original front cover bound in. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, minor exterior wear. Former owner's signature along top edge of original front cover, lacking back cover. vi,138 pp., many local ads. View more info

English Country Churches

By: Brabbs, Derry [Nigel Nicolson, intro.]

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007320

ISBN: 0670807362

Condition: Near Fine


160 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. Oblong format. Former owner bookplate on front pastedown, mild foxing to top text block edge and front flyleaf. Dust jacket lightly foxed on portions of flaps View more info

Scottish & Border Battles & Ballads

By: Brander, Michael

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047031

ISBN: 1566190886

Condition: New


Red 1/4 cloth, tan paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. 300 pp. View more info

A Westminster Pilgrim, Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral, and Abbey, College, University, and Concert-Room with a Few Notes on Sport

By: Bridge, Sir Frederick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London and New York, Novello & Co. Ltd./Hutchinson & Co./H. W. Gray Co.: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040788

Condition: Very Good


Rust cloth, lettered and with front cover illus. in gilt. Mild shelf wear, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior beyond foxed endpapers. Former owner's signature in pencil on front flyleaf. xiii,363 pp., color frontis., many sepia plates. Brief death notice for author from 19 Mar. 1924 New York Times mounted on p. xiii, with offsetting onto adjacent page. View more info

A Social History of England

By: Briggs, Asa

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1983

Seller ID: 008879

ISBN: 067065549X

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. 320 pp., illus. in color, b&w. As issued. Dust jacket slightly sunned along spine panel, with very slight edge wear. Former owner bookplate on verso of front flyleaf map. View more info