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Chilterns to Black Country. About Britain No. 5.
London: Festival of Britain Office, Collins, (1951). First edition. About Britain No. 3.
Pictorial paper boards, 92pp.
Near fine in a near fine d/w.



$50     Book Number: 28222         Order / Enquire
 
 



Cobden-Delane Controversy. Opinions of the Liberal Press on the Correspondence Between Mr. Cobden, M.P., and Mr. Delane, The Editor of the "Times."
Manchester: Alexander Ireland, 1864.
8vo., disbound, 54pp. Disbound o/w fine.


$35     Book Number: 19174         Order / Enquire



Dear Old London.
London: Camfield Press, nd. (193-?)
Sm.4to., orig. pictorial wrappers, (52)pp. A nice copy.


$30     Book Number: 19173         Order / Enquire



East Anglia. With a Portrait by R.H. Mottram.
London: Festival of Britain Office, Collins, (1951). "About Britain No. 4."
pictorial paper boards, 92pp.
Fine in a near fine d/w.



$45     Book Number: 28230         Order / Enquire
 
 



Home Counties With a Portrait by R.S.R. Fitter. About Britain No. 3.
London: Festival of Britain Office, Collins, (1951). First edition. About Britain No. 3.
Pictorial paper boards, 92pp.
Near fine in a near fine d/w.



$45     Book Number: 28184         Order / Enquire
 
 



Letters To the Right Honourable Lord Mansfield, From Andrew Stuart.
Dublin: No publisher, Printed in the Month of July, 1773. Dublin piracy.
Tall 8vo., recently rebound in blue cloth, 196pp. Fine.


$350     Book Number: 23699         Order / Enquire



Sinks Of London Laid Open: A Pocket Companion for the Uninitiated, To Which Is Added A Modern Flash Dictionary Containing All The Cant Words, Slang Terms and Flash Phrases Now In Voice, With A List Of The Sixty Orders of Prime Covers.......Lodging House Gallants, Lessons to the Lovers of Dice, the Gaming Tables, etc. Embellished WIth Humourouse Illustrations by George Cruikshank.
London: Published by J. Duncombe, 1848.
8vo., orig. patterned tan cloth, 131pp. Bookpate o/w a fine copy.


$850     Book Number: 32077         Order / Enquire



The Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity Stratford-on-Avon.
London: The British Publishing Company, nd. (193-?)
8vo., orig. pictorial wrappers, 64pp. Near fine.


$35     Book Number: 19153         Order / Enquire



The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2 June 1953. Approved Souvenir Programme.
(London: Printed and distributed for King George's Jublilee Trust.... 1953).
Tall 8vo., orig. dec. wrappers, (40)pp. Near fine.


$25     Book Number: 19157         Order / Enquire



The Story of Chester Cathedral.
London: British Publishing Company, nd. (193-?)
8vo., orig. printed wrappers, 40pp. Edges of wrappers a bit worn but still a very nice copy.


$35     Book Number: 19154         Order / Enquire


AIKEN, Lucy.
Memoirs of the Court of King James The First.
London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1822. In two volumes. Second edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. paper boards, paper spine labels, xvi, 444; x, 413, (2)pp.ads. Signature on pastedown, boards worn at extremities with chipping to the heads of the spines but still a very good copy in the original boards.
Lucy Aiken [1781-1864] English writer, niece of Anna Laetitia Barbould. A diligent student of French, Italian and Latin, Aiken had articles and reviews published when she was 16. Her first major work, "Epistles on Women" appeared in 1810 and was "a poem, a bold and arduous study in women's history which opens memorably retelling the adam and eve story and closed with Rachel Russell." Although Aiken produced a short novel, her reputation was gained entirely by her historical works published between 181801843, as the above. These memoirs were designed as a new genre, "the manners of the age, the state of literature, arts & c., interwoven with as slender a thread of political history as will serve to keep other matters in their place." (DNB, Feminst Companion to Literature.)

$500     Book Number: 3261         Order / Enquire


ANDREWS, William.
England In The Days of Old.
London: William Andrews & Co., 1897. First edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. blue cloth, (280), (10)pp.ads. Inner front hinge cracked, a few spots on the cloth but still a very good copy.


$85     Book Number: 24379         Order / Enquire


ANON.
A Guide for Strangers and Visitors Through the City of York, Describing Its Public Buildings, Institutions, Churches, Chapels; Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military Antiquities;and Every Object of Public Interest; Containing Also An Historical and Descriptive Notice of the Cathedral Church of St. Peter......
York: W.m Sotheran, (1855). Revised and enlarged edition.
Sm. 8vo., orig. cloth backed flexible paper boards, xii, (13)-202pp.
Half inch of the cloth spine chipped away, boards slightly rubbed in fact a near fine copy of a delicate book.



$165     Book Number: 24333         Order / Enquire
 
 


ANON.
A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Bournemouth, Poole and District. With Descriptions of the Principal Motor and Steamer Excursions. Nine Maps and Plans. Eighty Illustrations.
London: Ward, Lock and Co., nd. (193-?) Sixteenth edition, revised.
Sm. 8vo., orig. red flexible cloth covers, xxviii, 160, (50)pp.ads. Some soiling o/w very good.


$45     Book Number: 24376         Order / Enquire


ANON.
Collectanea Topographica Et Genealogica. Volume III.
London: John Bowyer Nichols and Son, 1836. First edition of this volume. Issued yearly from 1834 to 1843 for a total of 8 volumes.
Sm.4to., orig. plum cloth, printed paper spine label, (iv), 434pp. Spine and perimeter of the covers faded to tan o/w a very good copy.


$200     Book Number: 24292         Order / Enquire


ANON.
Letters Written by the Late Earl of Chatham To His Nephew Thomas Pitt, Esq. (Afterwards Lord Chmelford) Then at Cambridge.
London: Printed for Payne and Foss, 1821. A new edition.
8vo., full cont. morocco, gilt borders, inner dentelles gilt, A.E.G., xxx, 104pp.
Bookplate, some rubbing along the outer hinges but o/w a better than very good but not quite near fine copy.



$200     Book Number: 24307         Order / Enquire
 
 


ANON.
Sketches Of The Tower of London, As A Fortress, A Prison, and A Palace. Beautifully Illustrated from Photographs by Mr. A. Harman.....Also, A Guide to the Armories.
London: J. Wheeler, nd. (1869).
8vo., orig. pictorial wrappers, 44pp. Light wear to spine ends and corners o/w a very nice copy of a delicate item.


$175     Book Number: 19452         Order / Enquire


ANON.
Society In London By A Foreign Resident.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1886. Ninth edition, revised with a new chapter on Society Among the Middle and Professional Classes.
8vo., orig. wrappers, viii, 168, 32 pp. ads dated "October 1885." A bit of wear to the lower edge of the wrappers o/w near fine.


$125     Book Number: 24414         Order / Enquire


ANON.
The Annals of England: An Eitome of English History Form Contemporary Writers, The Rolls of Parliament, and Other Public Records.
Oxford: James Parker and Co., 1876.
Tall 8vo., cont. leather spine, cloth, xii, 643pp.double columns. Some rubbing o/w very good.


$175     Book Number: 24291         Order / Enquire


ANON.
The Boscobel Tracts: Extracted from the Westminster Review No. XXV, April 1858.

8vo., rebound with a cont. cloth spine, paper boards, paper spine label. Spine label chipped and worn o/w a very nice copy of a curious item.
This is a peculiar copy with the 26pp. tract dealing with Boscobel and the preservation of Charles II after the battle of Worcester and the information about Charles II escape after the battle and his subsequent adventures. However, this copy has been augmented by the owner and rebound in cont. cloth. It contains a few illustrations (Charles II, Cromwell, etc) but it also contains 3 pages of handwritten notes, 8pp. with clippings from the "Leamington Spa Courier" dated 1875 dealing with Charles II escape.

$350     Book Number: 24102         Order / Enquire


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