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Phrenology in the British Isles: An Annotated, Historical Biobibliography and Index

By: Cooter, Roger

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Metuchen, NJ, Scarecrow Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025624

ISBN: 0810821656

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. xviii,431 pp. View more info

Games and Gamesters of the Restoration: The Compleat Gamester (Charles Cotton, 1674) and Lives of the Gamesters (Theophilus Lucas, 1714)

By: Cotton, Charles; Lucas, Theophilus; Cyril Hughes Hartmann (intro.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Port Washington, NY, Kennikat Press: 1971

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027812

ISBN: 0804612242

Condition: Fine


Dark gray cloth, lettered in gold foil. Mere traces of shelf wear, essentially as issued. xxx,282 pp. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

Bench-Ends in English Churches

By: Cox, J. Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and New York, Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009313

Condition: Very Good


vii,208 pp. + 19 pp. of publisher's ads at rear, illus. w/ b&w plates. Ex-library, rebound in brown buckram, text block edges possibly slightly trimmed, typically marked/stamped, little actual wear. Perforation stamps through frontis. and title page, interior otherwise intact. Very nice reference copy, with firm binding. Scarce. View more info

The Seabirds of Britain and Ireland

By: Cramp, Stanley, W. R. P. Bourne, and David Saunders

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Taplinger Publishing Co.: 1974

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 009494

ISBN: 0800870131

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth. 287 pp., illus. w/ drawings in text, many maps. As issued. Dust jacket shows minor surface rubbing. View more info

Stonehenge of the Kings: A People Appear

By: Crampton, Patrick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, John Day Co.: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 035951

Condition: Good


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slight exterior wear. Former owner's surname in ink on front flyleaf, scattered interior notations and underlinings. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild rubbing along edges and joints, some spotting and toning to rear panel, now in mylar. [xvi],172 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Illustrations of Time

By: Cruikshank, George

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Republished for the Artist by Frederick Arnold: 1874

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 015697

Condition: VG+


Brown pebbled cloth binding (backstrip), tan stiff printed cardstock wraps. Oblong format, approx. 10 3/4" x 14 3/4". Modestly foxed and soiled covers, a bit rounded at corners. Front and rear blanks (flyleaves) are somewhat foxed, but the interior is generally clean, albeit a bit toned, with minor soiling in a few spots and off-setting on the verso of each plate. Facsimile republication of the original 1 May 1827 edition self-published by Cruikshank (22 Myddelton Terrace, Pentonville) and sold by Js. Robins & Co., Paternoster Row. 7 pp., consisting of engraved title page + 6 engraved ... View more info

Living Memories of Hyde [Cheshire]

By: Cullen, William, Norman Haynes, Alice Lock, and Harold Plevin (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Living Memories of Hyde Project: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021276

ISBN: 0951662902

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial wraps. Mild shelf wear. Minor areas of surface paper loss on back cover at bottom corner/edge and near top edge, slightly affecting lettering in illus. Clean interior, firm binding. Latter half of text block shows slight wrinkling from moisture contact at bottom corners, no actual dampstaining per se. View more info

King Arthur's Place in Prehistory: The Great Age of Stonehenge

By: Cummins, W. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Godalming, Surrey, England, Bramley Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006598

ISBN: 1858337690

Condition: Fine


Laminated pictorial boards, dust jacket. 195 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, line drawings, maps. As issued. View more info

The Age of the Picts

By: Cummins, W. A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K., Sutton Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039223

ISBN: 0750916087

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Mere hints of shelf wear, former owner's signature/date written inside front cover, otherwise virtually as issued. ix,166 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 2nd ptg. thus: 1999. View more info

Seventeenth-Century Literature and Culture [Introductions to British Literature and Culture]

By: Daems, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London and New York, Continuum: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048118

ISBN: 0826486592

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. [v],137 pp. Top corners slightly rubbed, otherwise as issued. View more info

The Industrial Revolution

By: Dale, Henry; Dale, Rodney

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016837

ISBN: 0195209710

Condition: Near Fine


Discoveries and Inventions Series. Color illus. stiff paper wraps. 64 pp., illus. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. View more info

Early Railways

By: Dale, Rodney

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016840

ISBN: 0195210077

Condition: Very Good


Discoveries and Inventions Series. Color illus. stiff paper wraps. 64 pp., illus. Slight shelf wear, with mild dampstaining evident through latter portion of text block to lower portions of leaves along binding, generally just a bit of waviness to the paper except on the last several leaves, where some actual staining is evident. View more info

Machines in the Office

By: Dale, Rodney; Weaver, Rebecca

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016839

ISBN: 0195210042

Condition: Near Fine


Discoveries and Inventions Series. Color illus. stiff paper wraps. 64 pp., illus. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. View more info

The Real Camelot: Paganism and the Arthurian Romance

By: Darrah, John

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027785

ISBN: 0880290277

Condition: Fine


Dark magenta 1/4 cloth, gray paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket slightly toned by age, with very slight creasing along top edge of rear flap, otherwise as issued. 160 pp. Reprint of original Thames & Hudson edition. View more info

Old Cottages, Farm-Houses, and Other Stone Buildings in the Cotswold District: Examples of Minor Domestic Architecture in Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Northants, Worcestershire, &c.

By: Davie, W. Galsworthy; E. Guy Dawber (intro.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 035947

Condition: VG+


Dark green cloth, decorated and lettered in black (variant - also issued in gilt). Rubbing along joints with evidence of mending midway along front joint, darkened spine panel, overall only light shelf wear. Firm hinges, intact binding, generally clean interior beyond light, scattered foxing and the inevitable toning to endsheets. xiii,72 pp. + 100 sepia photographic plates at rear. View more info

Welsh Place-Names and Their Meanings

By: Davies, Dewi

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Aberystwyth, Wales, Printed by The Cambrian News:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013563

Condition: Near Fine


[iv],54,[2] pp. Orange stiff paper wraps. Booklet. Slightly thumbed; nearly as issued. View more info

Welsh Place-Names and Their Meanings

By: Davies, Dewi

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Aberystwyth, Wales, Printed by The Cambrian News:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030325

Condition: Near Fine


[iv],56 pp. Orange stiff paper wraps. Booklet. Slightly thumbed, a bit of shelf wear. View more info

Voices from the World of Jane Austen

By: Day, Malcolm

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, David & Charles: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015062

ISBN: 0715323792

Condition: Fine


Dark green paper covered boards, in dust jacket. As issued. 288 pp., illus. View more info

The Houses of Ireland: Domestic Architecture from the Medieval Castle to the Edwardian Villa

By: De Breffny, Brian; ffolliott, Rosemary

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Thames and Hudson: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 025166

ISBN: 0500273510

Condition: Near Fine


1st softcover edition. Color pictorial stiff wraps. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding. 240 pp., 278 plates, 22 color, 4 maps. View more info

A Tour Thro' London about the year 1725, Being Letter V and parts of Letter VI of 'A Tour thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain' Containing a Description of the City of London, as taking in the City of Westminster, Borough of Southwark and Parts of Middlesex . . . Reprinted from the Original Edition [1724-1726]

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1929

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 046881

ISBN: B003T2FNUI

Condition: Very Good


Original cloth in imitation of 18th-century panelled binding, decorated and bordered in gilt, 5 raised spine bands with title and author compartments in gilt, untrimmed text block edges. Rubbed and slightly frayed at corners and spine extremities, some rubbing along front joint, sliver of loss along head of spine, modest wear, area of fading to cloth on upper back cover. Firm binding, clean interior. Limited to 350 copies (300 for sale). Many illus. from old prints and maps, endpaper maps. xxi,115 pp., lvi plates, some folding. Scattered internal foxing, generally light, some toning to t... View more info

Hampshire with the Isle of Wight [Dent's County Guides]

By: Dewar, George A. B., John Vaughan and others

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and London, E. P. Dutton and Co./J. M. Dent and Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 047905

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy paper covered boards, lettered/decorated in gilt. Modest handling wear, toned text block edges. xiii,368 pp., maps, including two folding maps near front, folding map in rear pocket. One map shows closed tear mended with archival tape; rear map somewhat toned but otherwise intact. View more info

Dickens's Dictionary of London ["An Unconventional Handbook"]

By: Dickens, Charles (preface)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, England, Macmillan & Co.: 1882

Seller ID: 005941

Condition: Good


1882 edition (Fourth Year). 288 pp. + distance tables + advertising at rear, illus. w/ maps. Preface by Charles Dickens. Tan cloth over boards, stamped in turquoise and brown. Rear panel advertisement for Chas. Baker & Co. Clothing, High Holborn. Cover cloth is soiled, with some flecking around lettering on front panel. Top spine extremity chipped w/ approx. 1/4" loss, also a narrow strip of loss running along approx. 1" of front joint, small hole further along joint. Corners somewhat exposed, inner hinges a bit suspect. Initial leaf (Map of London) mostly detached but still anchored. ... View more info

Dickens' Dreadful Almanac: A Terrible Event for Every Day of the Year

By: Dickens, Charles; Cate Ludlow (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K., The History Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036280

ISBN: 0752458280

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. 223 pp., illus. View more info

Buxton of the Peak

By: Dickinson, Dr. A. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne & Wear, U.K., The Gilpin Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028392

Condition: Fine


Yellow stiff wraps, illus./lettered in black. As issued. 48 pp., illus. Concerning the Peak District - "in the centre of England just about where the North begins and the Midlands ends." Very scarce. View more info

Greater Britain: A Record of Travel in English-Speaking Countries During 1866-67

By: Dilke, Charles Wentworth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott & Co./Macmillan & Co.: 1869

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047042

ISBN: B010XPED4K

Condition: Very Good


Original 1869 edition, issued in dark green pebbled cloth, lettered in gilt. Approx. 1/4" cloth loss at head of spine. Former owner's signature/date (1870) in pencil at top corner of main title, otherwise unmarked. xi,348 pp. Slight bumping to a few top corners toward rear, one signature slightly projecting along fore-edge but firm. Slight exposure at bottom corners. View more info