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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

The Rhaetian Railway - Rh.B. (Rhatische Bahn) - A Practical Guide to the Swiss Highlands of the Grisons [Third Edition]

By: Brooke, Rev. C. W. A. and Mrs. M. L. Brooke b/o German of Hermann Behrmann

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Rhaetian Railway Co.: 1911

Seller ID: 035622

Condition: Fair


Original copy, lacking both covers, thus technically only Fair but with stapled binding fully intact, easily rebound. Ex-library copy, stamp to blank recto of frontis., otherwise unmarked. Contents somewhat toned but intact. Third edition (revised and enlarged). 80 pp., 31 b&w plates, folding map. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

Modern English Country Houses [portfolio of photographic plates]

By: Brown, Frank Chouteau (editor)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, J. H. Jansen: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033270

Condition: Near Fine


Complete as issued, 55 plates, approx. 14" x 10 5/8" + [4] pp. main title, note and listing of plates. A prefatory note explains that of the original 81 plates (as numbered), some were destroyed by fire, and this publication was issued with the remaining plates as originally numbered, thus non-consecutively (plates 1-18, 23, 24, 68-73 not issued). Main title lightly spotted, some plates showing minor creasing at corners but all essentially intact. Interior and exterior views, most one image per plate, some two per plate. Housed in original dark green cloth covered boards portfolio,... View more info

Shakespeare's Pub: A Barstool History of London as Seen Through the Windows of Its Oldest Pub - The George Inn

By: Brown, Pete

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2013

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 046437

ISBN: 1250033888

Condition: New


Brown paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Brand new, as issued. Illus. dust jacket now in mylar. [xiii],352 pp., illus. 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info

Shakespeare's Pub: A Barstool History of London as Seen Through the Windows of Its Oldest Pub - The George Inn

By: Brown, Pete

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Griffin: 2014

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 046438

ISBN: 1250049024

Condition: New


Stiff color illus. wraps. New, as issued. [xiii],352 pp., illus. View more info

Memories and Monuments in the Streets of the City of London

By: Bruce, A. K.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010938

Condition: VG+


Light blue cloth, lightly spotted, with moderately sunned spine panel, lettered in gilt. xiii,237 pp. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Age of Chivalry: The Atlantic Saga

By: Bryant, Sir Arthur

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Company: 1964

Seller ID: 011956

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, green cloth, lettered in gold foil, with front panel device. A bit rubbed at corners and extremities, cloth lightly spotted. 576 pp., endpaper maps, illus. w/ maps. Dust jacket shows moderate soiling, several short closed edge tears, minor loss along top rear edge, now in mylar. No indication of printing, but jacket is priced, indicating publisher rather than BOMC edition. View more info

A Companion on a Tour Round Southampton, Comprehending various particulars, ancient and modern, of New Forest, Lymington, Christchurch, Romsey, Bishop's Waltham, Titchfield, &c., and a Tour of the Isle of Wight. [2nd Edition, Improved and Enlarged]

By: Bullar, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Southampton, England, T. Baker: 1801

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 047904

Condition: Fair


Bound in original vellum and light blue paper covered boards, deckled edges. Binding copy, first several leaves detached, lacking main title (opening onto p. 1 - Advertisement), lacking backing strip with both boards still attached by binding cords. Otherwise internally complete and intact, with scattered minor foxing. 312 pp. View more info

The Life of Philip Skelton [Burdy's Life of Skelton]

By: Burdy, Samuel; Norman Moore (intro.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Clarendon Press-Oxford University Press: 1914

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038683

Condition: VG-


Brown 1/4 cloth, marbled paper covered boards, paper title label mounted on upper spine, deckled edges. Cloth lightly flecked, covers a bit rubbed and soiled, bottom corners exposed and a bit layered. Text block edges dulled by age. xxvii,255 pp. Both flyleaves toned, interior otherwise nicely intact. Replacement title label tipped in at rear. Reprinted from 1792 edition, with facsimile of original title page. View more info

Royal St. James's: Being a Story of Kings, Clubmen, and Courtesans

By: Burford, E. J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Limited: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049014

ISBN: 0709032749

Condition: As New


Green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. New/as issued, color illus. dust jacket now in mylar. xiv,257 pp., illus. View more info

Shakespeare

By: Burgess, Anthony

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Press: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027558

ISBN: 0140034412

Condition: VG+


Color illus. wraps. Modest shelf wear, light crease to top front corner, mild rubbing to edges and heel of spine. Square, uncreased binding. 272 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Errata slip tipped in. View more info

Romantic Records of Distinguished Families; A Second Series of Anecdotes of the Aristocracy [Second Edition, Complete in 2 Volumes]

By: Burke, J. Bernard

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Colburn and Co., Publishers: 1851

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 019122

Condition: VG+


Dark red 3/4 leather, marbled paper covered boards and endpapers, gilt decorated spine panels, top text block edges in gilt. Complete in two volumes. Stated 2nd edition. Modestly rubbed edges and extremities, mild exposure at most corners. Leather shows a few light scuffs but remains quite supple and intact. Text blocks mildly toned but otherwise intact, with firm bindings. Slight dampstaining at top corners of text block on both volumes, not bleeding into margins or affecting interior in any way, mentioned as a very minor cosmetic issue. Both volumes show the book plate of federal judge Frank... View more info

The Roll of Battle Abbey, Annotated

By: Burke, John Bernard, Esq.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Genealogical Publishing Co.: 1979

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036145

ISBN: 0806308079

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. [vii],107,v pp. Facsimile reprint of original 1848 edition. View more info

Prehistoric Avebury

By: Burl, Aubrey

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033104

ISBN: 0300023685

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket is a bit rubbed along edges, with light surface rubbing to rear panel and vertical crease to front panel, now in archival mylar. x,275 pp., illus. w/ color plates, additional b&w photos in text. View more info

The Illustrated Family Burns with an Original Memoir ... 100 Engravings [The Poems of Robert Burns]

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier: 1880

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 029828

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt and black, bevelled edges, all text block edges in gilt. Moderate shelf/handling wear, rubbed and somewhat frayed at spine extremities, exposure to corners but only one a bit layered. Modest soiling to cloth and some surface scratches to rear cover. Front hinge starting but firm, rear hinge intact. Tear to tissue guard over frontis. engraving, crease and short closed tear to rear flyleaf with approx. 10% loss (top corner) to adjacent rear blank, interior otherwise intact. Binding firm, though several fore-edges do project beyond the ... View more info

The Burns Scrap Book, or Odd Moments with the Lovers of Scotia's Darling Poet

By: Burns, Robert; John D. Ross (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, L. D. Robertson and Son, Publishers: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046484

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gilt, beveled edges. A notably well-preserved copy with only slight edge/corner rubbing, former onwer's book plate mounted on front fixed endpaper and his signature on upper half-title. Firm binding, otherwise unmarked interior. 256,[2] pp. Minor surface loss on front flyleaf. Gilt remains bright. A gift-quality copy. View more info

Elizabethan Life in Town and Country

By: Byrne, M. St. Clare

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co. Ltd.: 1961

Seller ID: 027806

Condition: Very Good


Dark red cloth, lettered in gold foil. 8th edition. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, little actual wear. xi,340 pp., illus. Dust jacket shows call label on lower spine, staining from glue residue along edges of flaps, otherwise presents well in mylar. View more info

Great Hatred, Little Room: The Irish Historical Novel

By: Cahalan, James M.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025342

ISBN: 081562297X

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Dust jacket slightly age toned with just a hint of dampstaining along front edges, otherwise as issued, now in archival mylar. xiv,240 pp. View more info

Latter-Day Questions

By: Carlyle, Thomas (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, England, Chapman and Hall: 1868

Seller ID: 005842

Condition: Near Fine


"Occasional Discourse on the Nigger Question," The Present Time, Model Prisons, Downing Street, The New Downing Street, Stump-Orator, Parliaments, Hudson's Statue, Jesuitism. Brown cloth, elaborately blind-decorated, gilt spine lettering. Slightly chipped at head of spine with short closed tears, approx. 1/2", at both joints, very slight shelf wear. Clean interior, firm binding, very scattered light spotting to a few interior leaves, some marks to endpapers. First published in 1850; early printing. View more info

An American Four-in-Hand in Britain

By: Carnegie, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043840

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt, horseshoe device on front cover in gilt and black. Mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities, a few spots to cloth, text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Front hinge mended, firm. A portrait of the author has been mounted opposite main title, and copyright and dedication pages show ghosting from a news clipping (now removed). viii,339,[4] pp. This printing dated 1890 on lower main title; originally issued 1883. View more info

Round the World

By: Carnegie, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043843

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt, elephant's head device on front cover in gilt and black. Mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities, a few spots to cloth, text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Front hinge mended, firm. Text block mildly toned. viii,360,[8] pp. This printing dated 1890 on lower main title; first published 1884. View more info

Tne English Are Like That

By: Carr, Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040761

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Modst shelf wear with a few light surface marks to cloth, area of dye lightening at heel of spine, text block edges somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior beyond some toning to endpapers. [ix],356 pp. 1st US edition, 1st ptg. (A). View more info

The Scottish Home

By: Carruthers, Annette (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, National Museums of Scotland: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014185

ISBN: 0948636858

Condition: Near Fine


232 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Light shelf wear. Scarce. View more info

The Sex Lives of the Kings and Queens of England: From Henry VIII to the Present Day

By: Cawthorne, Nigel

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Prion: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025163

ISBN: 083177696X

Condition: Near Fine


1st (British) edition. Blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Very slight abrasion at head of spine, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows some wear at head of spine, now in archival mylar. Former owner's embossed name stamp on front flyleaf. 192 pp., illus. mostly in color. View more info

Caledonia: Or, An Account, Historical and Topographic, of North Britain; From the Most Ancient to the Present Times: with A Dictionary of Places, Chorographical and Philological [Vol. I (1807) + Vol. II (1810)]

By: Chalmers, George

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London, Printed by Strahan and Preston for T. Cadell and W. Davies (Strand), A. Constable and Co. (Edinburgh): 1807

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022311

Condition: Near Fine


Original editions, newly rebound in dark brown leatherette cloth, lettered in gold foil on spine panels, with new head- and tail-bands, new endpapers. Both text blocks are fully original and unaltered, with all folding maps/plates present. Interiors are notably clean and bright, with light foxing/soiling evident only to front/rear blanks, text block edges darkened/soiled by age. Vol. I (1807) + Vol. II (1810), of (4). x,904 + viii,1007 pp., illus. - Vol. I with large folding map ("A Map of North Britain, During British and Roman Times) at p. 1, genealogical table of the Scottish kings ... View more info