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VICTORIAN HYMNS ENGLISH SACRED SONGS OF FIFTY YEARS

By: ------

Price: £125.00

Publisher: LONDON, KEGAN PAUL, TRENCH & CO: 1887

Seller ID: 11112

Condition: VG


LEATHER Full Brown Morocco with five raised bands with gilt title and London 1887 to spine, gilt dentelles and gilt stamped "Bound by Zaehndorf", Marbled end papers, top edge gilt, foredges uncut.241 no. pp Large paper edition consisting of 50 copies, all of which numbered and signed, printed June 1887. The copy offered for sale is No. 45 signed R & R Clark (Printers of Edinburgh) Fifty Hymns characteristic of the Victorian Age consisting of Original Hymns and Translations with an annotated index. VG (Book- no previous owner name or insc. light shelf wear but no notable defects. A supe... View more info

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THE LAWS AND CUSTOMS, RIGHTS, LIBERTIES, AND PRIVILEGES OF THE CITY OF LONDON : CONTAINING THE SEVERAL CHARTERS GRANTED TO THE SAID CITY, FROM WILLIAM THE CONQUERER TO THE PRESENT TIME ETC

By: ----------

Price: £225.00

Publisher: LONDON, R.WITHY & W.GRIFFIN: 1765

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123277

Condition: Very Good


Brown Calf Leather quarter binding with blind ruled bands, gilt blocked title slip and plain gray paper covered boards. Applied two colour head and tail bands. 175 x 115 mm approx. xx + 316 pp. Title continues : the magistrates and officers thereof, and their respective creations, elections, rights , duties, and authorities; the Laws and customs of the City, as the same relate to the persons or estates of the citizens; the nature, jurisdiction, practice and proceedings of the several courts in London and the acts of Parliament concerning ( many trades, professions and institutions of the time... View more info

The Book of Common Prayer and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church according to the rite of the United Church of England and Ireland. Together with the, Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung

By: ----------

Price: £40.00

Publisher: OXFORD, Samuel Collingwood and Co at the Clarendon Press: 1823

Seller ID: 10481

Condition: Good


Full LEATHER gilt and blind embossed tooling, 4 raised bands, red endpapers with gilt dentelles a.e.g. Full title continues:- or said in Churches. Unpaginated, + A New Version of the Psalms Of David Fitted to the tunes used in churches by N.Brady,D.D. and N. Tate, Esq. Title Undated 83 nos.pp.bound at end. Good (Book - End papers moderate soiling but sound, Paper of book block tanned and with some light to moderate foxing throughout. Rear blank cut out and pencil notes to other rear blank and to verso of end paper. Liquid staining to top corner of last 40 or so pages of up to 8mm radius from c... View more info

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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH, ACCORING TO THE USE OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND: TOGETHER WITH THE PSALTER, OR PSALMS OF DAVID

By: ----------

Price: £25.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, C.J.CLAY UNIVERSITY PRESS CAMBRIDGE FOR THE SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE: 1855

Seller ID: 122012

Condition: Good


1855 by reference to table of the movable feasts calendar[undated]. Full Black LEATHER boards with five raised bands and gilt titles to spine. 8vo. 210 x 140 mm approx. all edges gilt. Unpaginated.Text mostly in two columns .Easier to read print size. Title continues "Pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches, and the form and manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating of Bishops, Priests and Deacons." Also includes Articles of Religion, Ratification and Table of Kindred and Affinity. Undated - 1855 by reference to table of the moveable feasts calendar. Good (Book - Light g... View more info

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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH ACCORDING TO THE USE OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF ENGLAND AND IRELAND TOGETHER WITH THE PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID APPOINTED ETC. + NEW TESTAMENT

By: ----------

Price: £150.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1863

Seller ID: 122936

Condition: Very Good


Ivory Boards and spine with ivory clasp mounted on silver with silver and enamel I.H.S.to upper panel, 135 x 95 mm approx.Sewn silk head and tail bands. All edges of book block gilt, champaign colour silk end papers. Double columnar text with red boarders. Un paginated.Printed by C.J.Clay and sold by Rivingtons. Dated-1863 to half title.Two vols bound in one - Book of common prayer with Psalms + New Testament at rear. The Title page to the New Testament also dated 1863. VG (The book has been skilfully re backed with a white book cloth and the curved ivory spine re laid thereon. The original mo... View more info

Image for THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID AND PROPER LESSONS TO BE READ AT MORNING AND EVENING PRAYER (TWO VOLS) IN FLAP TOP LEATHER CARRYING BOX

THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID AND PROPER LESSONS TO BE READ AT MORNING AND EVENING PRAYER (TWO VOLS) IN FLAP TOP LEATHER CARRYING BOX

By: --------------

Price: £65.00

Publisher: LONDON, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1849

Seller ID: 118830

Condition: Very Good


Full morocco brown LEATHER with five gilt compartments to spine, gilt titles and gilt dec boards, 2 VOL set- small books , in original leather carrying box/slip case, 32mo. 100x65mm approx. with original leather flap top slip case with ribbon pull. all edges of book block gilt. Unpaginated, original bible yellow Victorian end papers and ribbon markers. A Charming pocket set for Sunday use at church services. Original Bookseller/binder "Pearce 77 Cornhill" printed signature to top edge of front paste down to both vols with small printed book seller label to reverse of free front end pa... View more info

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Italienische Grammatik; mit Ber├╝cksichtigung des Lateinischen und der romanischen Schwestersprachen

By: Ariside Baragiola

Price: £165.00

Publisher: STRASSBURG, Karl J. Trubner: 1880

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121731

Condition: Fine


Half Green Morocco Leather with green cloth sides.Five raised bands with gilt tooled titles and decs, Gilt blocked armorial device to front panel. 240 x 150 mm approx. Marbled gilt flecked made end papers, sewn head and tail bands, top edge gilt. Fine Binding by Zaehnsdorf. xviii + 240 pp. First Edition. Text in German. (Book- Top edges of rear corner scuffed- 2 mm approx. No other defects and no previous owner name). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. A scarce title in a fine binding. View more info

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MED KAMERA OCH SKRIVBLOCK PA HAVSBOTTNEN [ Swedish Text ]

By: BEEBE, William , Strovtag Kring Haiti Transaltor

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sweden, Bokforlaget Natur Och Kultur: 1928

Seller ID: 2158

Condition: VG


H/b Half LEATHER binding.Famous Classic.Swedish Text.Dark Red Marbled paper cover.187pp. Haiti Map. illus. 54x b/w photographic plates. translation of William Beebe's famous underwater exploration first published under the title " Beneath Tropic Seas." [ Divers /Diving ] A sound clean and attractive copy. 230x160mm approx. [ Swedish Text] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale.[ camera flash has lightened red] View more info

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BATTLE OF LIFE A Love Story [ illustrated Miniature Book] ]

By: CHARLES DICKENS

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, HENRY FROWDE: 1904

Seller ID: 122611

Condition: Good


Limp Suede Tan Leather with yapp edges, all edges of book block gilt. gilt titles to spine, plain title to front. 55 x 40 mm approx.[2 " x 1 1/2 " ] Original marbled end papers.3082pp. 8 illustrations in line as called for. Oxford India Paper Edition 1904. Good ( Book- loss to yapp edges of suede leather at head and tail of spine and corners. No previous owner name or insc.) A charming miniature book produced as a novelty and not intended for use as a reading copy." This Christmas Book id cordially Inscribed to My English Friends in Switzerland " Words of the author in publishe... View more info

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THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST'S BARGAIN A Fancy for Christmas Time [ illustrated Miniature Book] ]

By: CHARLES DICKENS

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, HENRY FROWDE: 1904

Seller ID: 123024

Condition: Good


Limp Suede Tan Leather with yapp edges, gilt titles and line borders. 55 x 40 mm approx. all edges of book block gilt. Original marbled end papers.412pp. 8 illustrations as called for. Oxford India Paper Edition 1904. Good (Book- loss to al yapp edges of suede leather , Loss of gilt to titles. No previous owner name or insc.) A charming miniature book produced as a novelty and not intended for use as a reading copy. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE ESSAYS OF ELIA

By: CHARLES LAMB (ALFRED AINGER INTRO. AND NOTES)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, MACMILLAN and CO: 1903

Seller ID: 120294

Condition: Very Good


Full Red Calf leather school prize binding. Raised bands, gilt lined and tooled compartments and panels.Black leather title slip. Milled edges to boards and den tels. 175 x 125 mm approx. Marbled end papers with matching marbling of edges to book block. Red and gold applied head bands xxvi + 426pp. Collection of misc. prose writings by Lamb first published in this edition by Macmillan in 1883. Introduction and extensive notes by Alfred Ainger. The copy offered by us is a 1903 reprint in a school prize binding with the crest of Haileybury College to front panel. VG ( Light shelf rubbing to extr... View more info

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ESSAYS ON NATURAL HISTORY EDITED WITH A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR

By: CHARLES WATERTON / NORMAN MOORE , B.A.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE AND CO: 1871

Seller ID: 123461

Condition: Very Good


FULL Red Morocco LEATHER a Fine Binding by Bickers and Son London with five raised bands, gilt compartments, gilt dec. framed upper and lower boards. 190 x 140 mm approx. Sewn two colour head and tail bands, gilt dentelles, marbled end papers. All edges of book block gilt. . iv + 632 pp. Portrait steel engraved frontis + 4 other unspecified full page steel engravings. Book consists of 136pp on the Life of the Author , Charles Waterton , by Norman Moore B.A., 62 essays , appendix 545- 617 being letters + index. VG (Colour rubbing / shelf wear to spine edges and extremities of boards. Ink prev... View more info

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CRANFORD

By: ELIZABETH GASKELL

Price: £7.50

Publisher: LONDON, GEORGE G. HARRAP: 1910

Seller ID: 121802

Condition: Good


Brown Suede Leather limp boards with gilt and black blocked sunburst village and river scene and title to front panel. 145 x 105 mm approx. Blue paper end papers 288 pp. Frontis portrait of author with tissue guard and art nouveau vignette to title page. No 1 in the publishers " the choice books" series. Undated high no to list no 8 - possible first printing as statement of publishers further intended title announcement would indicate the first 8 books were published contemporaneously. Good ( Leather faded to brown at spine and extremities and a little shelf soiled. Replacement end pap... View more info

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ROMER MASKE EINE FESTSCHRIFT PHANTASTISCHER SATIRE UND SATIRISCHER PHANTASIE

By: ELKAN, BENNO (ED)

Price: £85.00

Publisher: FRANKFURT AM, DRUK UND VERLAGDER HAUSER: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11897

Condition: VG


Bound Copy of Romer Maske of 21st February 1925. HALF-LEATHER with 4 raised bands, paper covered boards and gilt title to spine, original card covers bound in. sewn on cords. 124pp + 4pp of adverts. German humorus satirical and art magazine with articles and illustrations by numerous authors and artists and illustrated in colour, mono, and b/w line drawings. VG (Book- Leather a little rubbed and faded but binding generally sound with no cracks to end papers, Ink insc. to prelim blank (see image). No other notable defects. Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. An uncommon i... View more info

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THE TUTOR'S ASSISTANT, BEING A COMPENDIUM OF ARITHMETIC;AND COMPLETE QUESTION-BOOK; ---------

By: FRANCIS WALKINGAME

Price: £25.00

Publisher: DERBY, HENRY MOZLEY: 1824

Seller ID: 123194

Condition: Good


Original FULL brown Roan LEATHER boards with blind embossed chain borders to panels.175 x 110 mm approx. 192pp + 2 of adverts. Mozley's New Stereotype Edition of Walkingame's Tutor's Assistant, revised and thoroughly corrected. 1824. To which is added A Compendium of Book-Keeping by William Birkin. Contains I Arithmetic in whole numbers, II Vulgar Fractions, III Decimals, IV Duodecimals, V A Collection of Questions promiscuously arranged to which are added . The compendium of Book-Keeping by Birkin at the end is by Single Entry. Arithmetical tables and tables of weights and measures in various... View more info

Image for Early English Meals and Manners: John Bussell's Boke of Nurture, Wynkyn de Worde's Boke of Keruynge, The Boke of Curtasye, R. Weste's Booke of Demeanor Seager's Schoole of Vertue, The Babees Book, Aristotle's A B C, Urbanitatis, Stans Puer ad Mensam, The Lytylle Childrens Lytil Boke, for to serve a Gord, Old Symon, The Birched School-Boy, &c. &c. With some Forewords on Education in Early England.

Early English Meals and Manners: John Bussell's Boke of Nurture, Wynkyn de Worde's Boke of Keruynge, The Boke of Curtasye, R. Weste's Booke of Demeanor Seager's Schoole of Vertue, The Babees Book, Aristotle's A B C, Urbanitatis, Stans Puer ad Mensam, The Lytylle Childrens Lytil Boke, for to serve a Gord, Old Symon, The Birched School-Boy, &c. &c. With some Forewords on Education in Early England.

By: Frederick J. Furnivall (Editor)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, N.Trubner & Co: 1876

Edition: 1st Edition Thus,

Seller ID: 123550

Condition: Very Good


Recent Black Morocco Half Leather Binding with Burgundy Cloth Sides. Five raised Bands with burgundy leather titles slip and hand gilt tiles. Appied two colour head and tail bands. 230 x 150 mm approx.1876. Book block sewn on three tapes which have been laced into made boards. There are also three cords which have been laced into the boards, these together with the flat back imitate a17th century binding on the bookshelf. c + 388 pp. VG (Book - Blind Impressed stamp of British and Foreign School Society, Training College Stockwell London SW to half title, Rough fore and bottom edges of book bl... View more info

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The poetical works of Bret Harte Household Edition

By: Harte, Bret

Price: £65.00

Publisher: The Riverside Press Cambridge, Rivington, Longman,Rees, and co, Geo. B Whittaker and others: 1896

Seller ID: 118635

Condition: Very Good


Full tree calf with five raised bands, Red and Green title slips, Gilt decs to compartments, gilt tooled roll to boarders , gilt milled edges to boards and gilt dentelles, attractive blue and gilt marbled end papers, head and tail bands, ribbon page marker. All edges of book block gilt. vi + 321pp.Portriat frontispiece with tissue guard + 11 other illustrations as called for. Good (Book- shelf wear to leather at edges with boards exposed in places, loss to head of spine and crack to hinge at head of rear board of 50mm and 15mm ditto at tail. End papers and binding generally sound with no appar... View more info

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The Man of Sorrows: A Little Journey to the Home of Jesus of Nazareth

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: East Aurora N.Y., The Roycrofters: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118629

Condition: Very Good


Mushroom Suede leather with title blocked to front cover in gilt. 210x160 mm approx. Top edge gilt others deckle. silk lined limp covers with matching silk marker. Printed on hand made paper, 150 nos. pp ornate border decoration to title page, colophon and page one. generous margins. First Edition November 1904. Publisher's promotional flyer with details of other books published loosely laid in. VG (Book- suede covers a little spotted/soiled. No previous owner name or insc. Edges of flyer rubbed with a little loss. No other notable defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered for... View more info

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MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF COLONEL HUTCHINSON Governor of Nottingham Castle and Town etc From The ORIGINAL Manuscript by the Rev.Julius Hutchinson

By: HUTCHINSON , Mrs Lucy , [ Harold Child Eitor]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Standard: 1838

Seller ID: 5392

Condition: VG


H/b.1838.titles cont;-" Representative of the County of Nottingham in the Long Parliment and of the Town of Nottingham, in the First Parliment of Charles 11 etc. With Original Ancedotes of Many of the Most Distinguished of His Contemporaries and a Summary Review of Public Affairs by hIs Widow, Lucy, Daughter of sir Allen Apsley the Lietenant of the Tower etc. To which is Prefixed THE LIFE of MRS HUTCHINSON Written by Herself. A Fragment.",This book ; Contemporary Half Calf LEATHER with blind decorative role to boards, Red leather title slip with gilt titles and decs. Cloth sides.230 x ... View more info

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THE TWELVE POUND LOOK AND OTHER PLAYS

By: J.M.BARRIE

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER & STOUGHTON: 1930

Seller ID: 121780

Condition: Very Good


Full navy blue calf LEATHER covers with Gilt titles and decorations to spine and author's initials in bright gilt roundel to front panel.180 x 120 mm approx. Decorative end papers, ribbon marker. 180 pp. Pocket edition, Uniform edition of the works of J.M.Barrie. Includes Pantaloon, Rosalind and The Will. VG (Book- Leather a little rubbed to extremities. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. A tactile and attractive book. View more info