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Image for Land to the West: St.Brendan's Voyage to America

Land to the West: St.Brendan's Voyage to America

By: Ashe, Geoffrey

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014616

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 352, fore-edge foxed, red cloth, spine very slightly worn, a sound copy in a dustwrapper which is rather marked and worn. [A newspaper cutting shows the launch of a replica leather boat - this has been taped to the reverse of the title page, and the tape marks show through slightly.] View more info

Peter the Great of Russia at Zaandam and Amsterdam (1697 - 1698)

By: Balbian Verster, J.F.L. De

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands Historical Shipping Museum: 1924

Seller ID: 004647


Quarto, pp 14, with two plates and a vignette portrait title page, original cloth backed boards, rather rubbed and marked. Hinge at title page cracked. Signed by author in pencil on the front endpaper. very scarce. [Presented to the Congress of Americanists on their trip through the port of Amsterdam, to Zandaam and its environs, at the invitation of the Royal Dutch Geographical Society, Friday 15th August, 1924.] View more info

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Prehistoric Farming in Europe

By: Barker, Graeme

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011018

ISBN: 0521269695

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xviii, 327, extremely clean and sound internally, paperback, the slightest signs of use to the covers, but really a very good copy, almost as new. View more info

Image for Le Cabinet de Curiosites de Thoutmosis III -plantes et animaux du "Jardin Botanique de Karnak

Le Cabinet de Curiosites de Thoutmosis III -plantes et animaux du "Jardin Botanique de Karnak

By: Beaux, Nathalie

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Leuven, Belgium, Peeters Press: 1990

Seller ID: 008248

ISBN: 9068312685

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp x, 349, a very good copy in slightly scuffed dustwrapper. View more info

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The Story of London's Great Fire

By: Bell, Walter

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, John Lane : The Bodley Head: 1929

Seller ID: 010872

Condition: Very Good


12mo (measures 112mm x 170mm), pp xii, 267, slightly age-toned but otherwise very clean and tight, green cloth very slightly marked and faded, a good copy. View more info

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The Town of Maiden Castle

By: Benfield, Eric

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014157

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 70, fore-edge slightly bruised, the upper corner of two pages and one plate creased, a neat inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, red cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped but just a little worn and slightly age-toned. View more info

Image for The Clouds and the Rain - the art of love in China

The Clouds and the Rain - the art of love in China

By: Beurdeley, Michel; Schipper. Kristofer; Fu-Jui, Chang & Pimpaneau, Jacques

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Fribourg & London, Office du Livre, and Hammand, Hammond & Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013230

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, including many mounted colour plates, folio, pp xiv, 209, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing very slight signs of age-toning. In the original plain card slipcase. [A heavy book - extra postage may be required]. View more info

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Travellers in Arabia

By: Bidwell, Robin

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014322

ISBN: 0600329003

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 224, a neat inscription on the half-title, otherwise very clean internally, blue cloth, binding leaning slightly, a good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Ninth of Thermidore: The Fall of Robespierre

The Ninth of Thermidore: The Fall of Robespierre

By: Bienvenu, Richard (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York & London, Oxford University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 014074

Condition: Good


Small octavo, pp x, 355, rather age-toned and slightly used, paperback, covers age-toned and slightly worn. SCARCE. View more info

Image for Die Flora der Neuassyrischen Reliefs  [Nigel Hepper's copy]  {The flora of the Neo-Assyrian reliefs - A Study on the Orthostatic Reliefs of the 9th-7th. Century BC.}

Die Flora der Neuassyrischen Reliefs [Nigel Hepper's copy] {The flora of the Neo-Assyrian reliefs - A Study on the Orthostatic Reliefs of the 9th-7th. Century BC.}

By: Bleibtreu, Erika

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Vienna, Institutes fur Orientalistik der Universitait Wien: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014319

ISBN: 3900345015

Condition: Very Good


GERMAN TEXT. Illustrated, octavo, pp 279, very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly worn. [Presentation copy to the Kew botanist Nigel Hepper - "with kind regards from the author".]. VERY SCARCE. {The flora of the Neo-Assyrian reliefs - A Study on the Orthostatic Reliefs of the 9th-7th. Century BC.} View more info

Image for Paradise Row: or, A broken piece of old Chelsea, being the curious and diverting annals of a famous village street newly destroyed, together with particulars of sundry noble and notable persons who in former times dwelt there

Paradise Row: or, A broken piece of old Chelsea, being the curious and diverting annals of a famous village street newly destroyed, together with particulars of sundry noble and notable persons who in former times dwelt there

By: Blunt, Reginald

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Company Ltd: 1906

Edition: Limited edition

Seller ID: 009622

Condition: Good


Number 93 of a Special Limited Edition of 110 copies. Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp xvi, 200, top edge gilt, fore-edge foxed, half-vellum and marbled boards, slightly worn. a bit marked, and with larger stain on rear cover and side of spine. View more info

Image for Wilfrid Blunt's Egyptian Garden : Fox Hunting in Cairo

Wilfrid Blunt's Egyptian Garden : Fox Hunting in Cairo

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, The Stationery Office: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014898

ISBN: 0117024163

Condition: As New


12mo, pp (4), 114, paperback, a very good copy - as new. Postage will be reduced. [A fox-hunt took place in the desert near Cairo in 1901. The fox was chased into the garden of a private landowner, Wilfrid Blunt, and the hounds and hunt followed it. As well as a house and garden, the land contained a stud farm with valuable horses. Blunt's staff challenged the trespassers - who, though army officers, were not in uniform - and beat them when they refused to turn back. For this, the staff were accused of assault against army officers and imprisoned, the assumption being that the British must be ... View more info

Image for For the Friends of Nature and Art. The Garden Kingdom of Prince Franz von Anhalt-Dessau in Age of Enlightenment

For the Friends of Nature and Art. The Garden Kingdom of Prince Franz von Anhalt-Dessau in Age of Enlightenment

By: Bode, Ursula; Michael Sturmer; Thomas Weiss (et al)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Ostfildern-Ruit, Verlag Gerd Hatje: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014968

ISBN: 3861070111

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp 176, paperback, a very bright copy. View more info

An Examen of Witches, drawn from various trials of many of this sect in the District of Saint Oyan De Joux in the county of Burgundy, including the procedure necessary to a judge in trials for Witchcraft

By: Boguet, Henry. (translated by E. Allen Ushwin and edited by the Rev. Montague Summers)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: John Rodker: 1929

Seller ID: 005020


Small 8vo, pp liv, 328, printed in red & black, edges uncut, slight splash mark to the top edge, slight staining to the rear endpaper, green faux-parchment and cloth, faded, otherwise a very good copy of a scarce book. [Number 941 of a limited numbered edition of 1275 copies] View more info

Image for Cathedrals, Abbeys and Churches of England and Wales.  Two volumes   [Richard Fitter's copy]

Cathedrals, Abbeys and Churches of England and Wales. Two volumes [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Bonney, T.G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1896

Seller ID: 015291

Condition: Fair


Revised edition, 1896. Two volumes, large thick quarto, very well illustrated, pp xxviii, 838, all edges gilt, green bevelled cloth. The first volume shows some wear - the front and rear hinges are very weak, the spine head is torn and the joints are a little worn. The second volume is much better, with just a little wear and marking to the cloth. In both volumes some of the tissues facing the plates are creased. A very heavy set - extra postage will be required. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the verso of the front endpaper.] View more info

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Roman Forts in Britain

By: Breeze, David J.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Shire: 2002

Seller ID: 013548

ISBN: 0747805334

Condition: New


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 72, paperback, a very good new copy. [A compact study of Roman forts in Britain looking at the different types and sizes of forts, watch-towers and signal stations; their layout, and how they developed from marching camps, how they were built and the life of the men stationed there. Included also is a gazetteer of sites worth visiting.] View more info

Image for The Danis Naval Officer Frederik Ludvig Norden - his travel in Egypt 1737-38 and his Voyage ... I-II, Copenhagen 1755, with plates by Marcus Tuscher

The Danis Naval Officer Frederik Ludvig Norden - his travel in Egypt 1737-38 and his Voyage ... I-II, Copenhagen 1755, with plates by Marcus Tuscher

By: Buhl, Marie-Louise; Dal, Erik & Colding, Torben Holck

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Copenhagen, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters: 1986

Seller ID: 008352

ISBN: 08773041688

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 64, paperback, covers slightly rubbed. View more info

Image for The Orrible Synne - a look at London lechery from Roman to Cromwellian Times

The Orrible Synne - a look at London lechery from Roman to Cromwellian Times

By: Burford, E.J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Calder & Boyars: 1973

Seller ID: 011307

ISBN: 0714511269

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, pp 256, very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly worn, spine slightly wrinkled. View more info

Image for Speeches on American Taxation and Conciliation With Britain

Speeches on American Taxation and Conciliation With Britain

By: Burke, Edmund (Arthur D. Innes - editor)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1916

Seller ID: 011496

Condition: Good


12mo, pp xxxiv, 200, a few creased pages, some neat inked manuscript notes, a signature and date on the front endpaper, cloth very slightly worn, upper cover a bit bleached. View more info

Image for From Carnac to Callanish - the prehistoric stone rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany

From Carnac to Callanish - the prehistoric stone rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany

By: Burl, Aubrey

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011113

ISBN: 0300055757

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp xvi, 286, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [This book discusses the lines of standing stones that until now have been the neglected wonders of prehistoric Europe, rows that were foci of rituals in Britain, Ireland and Brittany for over two thousand years. Places such as Carnac in Brittany and Callanish in the Hebrides are visited by many visitors each year, but before now there has been no book that seriously explains the history, significance and background to these impressive sites. Aubrey Burl shows that the settings vary from pairs of is... View more info