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Image for The Noels and the Milbankes - their letters for twenty-five years, 1767 - 1792

The Noels and the Milbankes - their letters for twenty-five years, 1767 - 1792

By: Elwin, Malcolm

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1967

Seller ID: 009682

Condition: Good


A few illustrations, large 8vo, pp 471, slight marking to the inner margins of the title page and frontispiece, otherwise very clean internally, a good colpy in a price-clipped dustwrapper which is very slightly frayed. View more info

Spoken History

By: Evans, George Ewart

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1987

Seller ID: 005449

ISBN: 0571149820


Text illustrations and dustwrapper by David Gentleman, pp xvi, 255, slightly age-browned, otherwise a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is slightly worn on the lower cover. View more info

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The Aztecs

By: Fagan, Brian M

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, W.H. Freeman and Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013369

ISBN: 0716715856

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xiv, 322, a few pencil notes on the rear endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, a very good copy. [Traces the history of the Aztecs, describes their government, religion, and culture, and recounts their conquest by the Spanish.] View more info

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La Basilica di S. Miniato al Monte sopra Firenze

By: Fanucci, Quinto

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Turin, Soc An Libraria Editoriale:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009872

Condition: Good


(Not dated - c. 1930 ?). Illustrated, small slim quarto, pp 74, some foxing and browning internally, paperback, covers age-toned and very slightly worn. [A small stain/blemish runs through five pages, slightly affecting the images and text}. View more info

A Guide to Post Office Archives

By: Farrugia, Jean

Price: £35.00

Publisher: 1987

Seller ID: 005411


Quarto, pp x, 121, paperback, ringbound, very slightly worn. [Annotations in red ink on a few pages]. VERY SCARCE. View more info

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Exploring Villages

By: Finberg, Joscelyne

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013852

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xvi, 253, extremely clean internally, green cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is a little worn and chipped, and lacking a piece at the top of the upper cover. View more info

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Anglo-Saxon Towers - an architectural and historical study

By: Fisher, E.A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009936

ISBN: 0715344722

Condition: As New


Octavo, pp 208, cloth cover and contents exceptionally clean, in a very slightly worn dustwrapper which is slightly faded on the spine. View more info

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China - a Short Cultural History

By: Fitzgerald, C.P.; (Seligman, C.G. editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Cresset Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009634

Condition: Good


Illustrated with 21 plates, 66 text illustrations and 19 maps, large 8vo, pp xx, 614, fore-edge a little foxed, otherwise a good sound copy internally, cloth very slightly worn, the spine age-toned and with very faint lettering. [From the library of the botanist Desmond Clarke with his pencilled signature and an ink address and date on the front endpaper; there is a fair bit of marginal lining, and some underlining, in the text, in both ink and pencil. The earlier pages have pencilled notes, which have been left as they are of interest.] View more info

The Revealing Lens - mankind and the microscope

By: FORD, Brian J.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Harrap: 1973

Seller ID: 006053

ISBN: 0245510168


Illustrated, pp 208, a good copy in very slightly soiled dustwrapper. View more info

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Discover the Botanic Cottage

By: Forsyth, Sutherland (edited by Donna Cole)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010993

ISBN: 1910877131

Condition: New


Well illustrated, slim horizontal 8vo, pp 27, paperback, very good new copy. [A unique survivor from a lost incarnation of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Designed by two of the most renowned architects of the Georgian era, used as a classroom during the height of the Scottish Enlightenment, and serving as a home and a place of welcome for people from all walks of life, this small but handsome building has an important place in history. Yet by the mid-2000s it was threatened with demolition, set to be lost forever. Fortunately, a community campaign, working with the RBGE, had other ideas,... View more info

The Smugglers

By: FRASER, Duncan

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Montrose, Standard Press: 1978

Seller ID: 005991


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 152, a good copy in a repaired dustwrapper which is a little worn and rubbed, and has remains of sellotape markes internally. View more info

Sheep-Rearing and the Wool Trade in Italy during the Roman period

By: Frayn, Joan M.

Price: £26.50

Publisher: Liverpool, Francis Cairns: 1984

Seller ID: 005789

ISBN: 0905205227


A few maps and illustrations in the text, pp x, 208, a very bright clean copy, no dustwrapper. View more info

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English Emblem Books

By: Freeman, Rosemary

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015503

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xiv, 256, some foxing to the fore-edge, some underlining of text in the first chapter, otherwise very clean internally, maroon cloth very slightly worn, lower corner slightly bumped. [This was Rosemary Verey's copy, but it is not signed.] View more info

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Rudolf II and Prague - the Court and the City

By: Fucikova, Eliska; Bradburne, James M. (et al), (eds)

Price: £28.50

Publisher: London, Prague Castle Administration, Thames and Hudson & Skira: 1997

Seller ID: 008858

ISBN: 0500237379

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, extremely large thick quarto, pp xii, 792, a very good copy in a dustwrapper with a very tiny tear and very slight signs of wear. [Extremely heavy, weighing over 4 kilos before packing. Extra postage will be required.] View more info

Man in the Clouds - the story of Vincenzo Lunardi

By: GARDINER, Leslie

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, W. & R. Chambers: 1963

Seller ID: 006106


11 plates, pp (6), 184, fore-edge slightly foxed, an ex-library copy.neat stamp on title page and front endpaper, labels on rear endpapers, cellotape mark to the endpapers, slightly worn, but not a bad copy overall, in a slightly frayed but fairly presentable dustwrapper which has no library markings but is lacking part of its front fold-over flap. View more info

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Evolution of the House

By: Gardiner, Stephen

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008162

ISBN: 0094598509

Condition: Good


Illustratede, pp xvi, 302, title page and fore-edge foxed, otherwise clean and tight internally, blue cloth in very good condition, in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

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Eye of the Beholder; Deformity and Disability in the Graeco-Roman World

By: Garland, Robert

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014022

ISBN: 0801431441

Condition: As New


Illustrated, octavo, pp xviii, 222, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing the very slightest signs of use, almost as new. [The author here offers the first detailed investigation of the plight of those Greeks and Romans who, owing either to deformity or to disability, did not meet their society's exacting criteria for the ideal human form. Drawing on classical drama and poetry, historical works, medical tracts, vase painting and sculpture, mythology, and ethnography, he examines the high incidence of disability and deformity among the Greek and Roman population.] View more info

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The Domestic Architecture Of England During The Tudor Period: Volume One only

By: Garner, Thomas & Stratton, Arthur

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1929

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 015385

Condition: Good


Second edition, revised and enlarged. Very well illustrated, with 110 plates and many text illustrations, plans and detailes, thick folio, pp xxiv, 152. red cloth slightly worn and marked, the spine a little faded, a duplicate from Epsom College with their stamp on the top, bottom and fore-edge, a number on the front endpaper and on the spine, but no other markings. With the bookplate of Bernard Wallis on the front endpaper. Still a very presentable copy. SCARCE. [A very large and heavy book - extra postage will be needed.] View more info

Image for The Old Garret -  Materia Medica, Theory & Practice of Medicine, Chemistry, Surgery Facts

The Old Garret - Materia Medica, Theory & Practice of Medicine, Chemistry, Surgery Facts

By: Gayle, S.R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edna, Texas, S.R. Gayle: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010972

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated from contemporary sources, large 8vo, pp (4), 100, a good copy internally, decorated boards, slightly browned and faded, very slightly worn. SCARCE. [A curious collection of popular Victorian medical reports, journalism etc] View more info

An English Garner - Later Stuart Tracts

By: George A Aitken (introduction)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable & Co Ltd: 1903

Seller ID: 006385


Large 8vo, pp xxx, 404, with title pages for each pamphlet reproduced, very slightly age-toned, endpapers browned, cloth very slightly worn with slight wear to the spine-head. [Introduction.--Sir William Petty: Political arithmetic (1690)--Daniel Defoe: An appeal to honour and justice (1715) The trueborn Englishman (1701) The history of the Kentish petition (1701) Legion's Memorial (1701) The shortest way with the Dissenters (1702) A hymn to the pillory (1703) The Review (prefaces and extracts) (1704-12) Papers from the Review (1704) The revolution of 1688 (1710) The education of women (1697)-... View more info