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1 Festschrift Zur 74. Versammlung Deutscher Naturforscher Und Aerzte. Karlsbad 1902.
Author Unknown Gewidmet Von Der Stadt Karlsbad. Karlsbad 1902 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 4to - 10.75" / 27cm tall 
Blue cloth covers with gilt decoration. Single volume. Text is in German. Academic library withdrawn stamp at the top of the foreword. Pages are lightly tanned and have some light foxing. 815pp. Very heavy book weighing over 3kg. Please note that postage outside the UK may require a shipping supplement. No extra postage charges for UK destinations. 052729 
Price: 60.00 GBP

16 The Preparations in Somerset Against the Spanish Armarda, A.D. 1558-1588
Green, Emanuel Harrison and Sons London 1888 Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Fold-out illustrated chart to the front endpaper (undamaged). Small bookseller sticker to the front pastedown. The pages are lightly age-tanned. Minor rubs to cover edges and some creasing in the cloth to the rear board. Overall this is quite a tidy copy of this scarce book. 137pp. Image available on request. 038601 
Price: 125.00 GBP

2 Casting of Nets
Bagot, Richard Edward Arnold 1901 Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The binding is rubbed and nicked at the head and tail of the spine, and at the corners. Foxing throughout. Spine leans forwards. Crack to the rear internal hinge. Previous owner's name and date written on the front endpaper. 358pp. 8th impression. 018264 
Price: 10.00 GBP

17 The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV, King William IV and Queen Victoria (Complete in 8 Volumes)
Greville, Carles C. F. Longmans, Green, and Co. London 1888 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - 7.75" Tall / 19.5cm 
Edited by Henry Reeve. Gilt titles to spine, gilt crest to front board. Spines of all volumes are faded with wear to the head and foot. Corners bumped. All volumes have a small number to the reverse of the front endpaper and a little scattered foxing, and volume one has additionally a name to the half-title page and to the reverse of the frontispiece. All volumes are otherwise in near to very good condition except for volume one which has cracked hinges meaning that the binding is a little loose in places. The boards of volume four are marked. HEAVY set - please contact us for a delivery quote. 012560 
Price: 85.00 GBP

3 Text-Book of Assaying for the Use of Those Connected with Mines
Beringer, C. & Beringer, J. J. Charles Griffin and Company, Limited London 1895 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
1895. 3rd revised edition. Original red cloth binding, black endpapers. Previous owner's signature on reverse of f.e.p., half-title page, title page, prefaratory page and contents. Some light scattered foxing to pages, pencil underlining and annotation to a few pages. Surface crack to front inner hinge at half-title page. pp. xvi, 404 + 48 [publisher's catalogue]. 20cm. 021956 
Price: 18.00 GBP

18 Peccavi
Hornung, E. W. Grant Richards London 1900 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Dark green cloth binding, with lighter green titles to the front board and gilt titles to the spine. Minor bumps to head and tail of spine. Small mark on front board. Closed page textblock edges "greyed". Some foxing. 435pp. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Ernest William Hornung [1866-1921] was most famous for his "Raffles" series of novels. 035481 
Price: 35.00 GBP

4 Problems in the Different Branches of Philosophy, Adapted to the Course of Reading Pursued in the University of Cambridge [Leather Bound]
Bland, Miles (ed.) Whittaker, Treacher & Co. London Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
n.d. Date not stated. Bound in full leather. Blind stamping to the front cover (shield in centre), raised bands with gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Marbled endpapers. In very good overall condition for its age. Leather is a little bumped and scuffed to the extremeties. The pages are badly foxed, but are free from names or inscriptions. An attractive binding. 374pp. 035811 
Price: 95.00 GBP

19 Me, Nos, and the Others
Isherwood, M. E. Bradshaw Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge London 1902 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Pictoial brown cloth boards. n.d. Date of publication not stated, but c.1902 [ref. British Library]. Decorative prize bookplate (dated 1913) on the front pastedown. Foredges are foxed. Occasional light thumbing mark. Repaired (archival tissue repair) 4cm tear to p.47/48. Binding slightly shaken, but overall a GOOD copy of this very scarce book. 80pp + 16 pages of publisher's ads. 17cm. 012703 
Price: 10.00 GBP

5 Italia Artistica o Galleria Di Capolavori Italiani
Choissone, David (Text) Domenico Chiossone Firenze 1860 Hard Cover Very Good Elephant Folio - 19.25" Tall Various 
Title page continues: ' ... disegnati ed incisi dai quadri originali esistenti nelle varie citta della penisola pubblicata fer cura dell artistica Domenico Chiossone. Illustrata da brevi cenni storici e da biografie de'piu celebri pittori per David Chiossone, dedicata a Don Jose Guell y Rente'. Translated into English this reads: 'Artistic Italy - or Gallery of Italian Masterpieces drawn and etched from original paintings which can be found in various cities throughout Italy, published by Domenico Chiossone. Illustrated with brief historical notes and biographies of the more renowned artists, by David Chiossone. Dedicated to Don Jose Guell y Rente.' The book is bound in half-vellum (vellum spine and corners) with marbled boards. The binding is in reasonable condition only. The marbled boards are quite badly scuffed and the front board is curved / bowed in appearance. There is a small 1" split at the head of the spine hinge with the front board, and at the foot of the spine a 4" vertical and 2" horizontal tear in the velum binding has been professionally repaired. Internally there are pages of Italian text and fifty full-page black and white high quality etchings on thicker paper, each with a tissue-guard. There are a few fox marks (mainly to the tissue-guards) and small marks, but mainly the pages are crisp and clean. No writing. At the back of the book there appears to be a list of subscribers. A beautiful volume. Images available on request. 040999 
Price: 1200.00 GBP

20 Madam How and Lady Why: First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children
Kingsley, The Rev. Charles Bell and Daldy London 1870 First Edition Hard Cover Fair 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
First book edition, having originally been published serially in 'Good Words for the Young' 1868-69. Green decorative cloth with gilt and black titles and decoration to the spine and front board. Brown endpapers. All page edges gilt. A handsome edition. This copy is in reasonable condition only. The boards are bumped with some grubby marks. Spine leans. Cloth slightly wrinkled in places. Internally there is some foxing and some evidence of water damage to the top edges of the first c.30 pages and a few other pages throughout. The half-title page is missing - torn out. The hinges are cracked between the front and rear between pastedowns and endpapers, scuffing the endpapers. Binding weak. No inscriptions. 350pp + 2pp of adverts. Please contact us with any questions or if you require further photographs. 016857 
Price: 50.00 GBP

6 Ten Scarce Books in English Literature. The Clarendon Society's Reprints.
Clarendon Historical Society ; Various Clarendon Historical Society [c.1890] 1890 Hard Cover Good 8vo - 9" Tall 
n.d. Bound volume of ten Clarendon Historical Society reprints from the 1880s. The titles contained within the volume are: (i) 'An Ordinance Appointing Commissioners for Approbation of Publique Preachers' (1673). (ii) 'Twenty Lookes Over All the Round-Heads That Ever Lived in the World' (1643). (iii) 'Seditious Preachers, Ungodly Teachers' (1709). (iv) 'Memoirs of the Chevalier De St. George, with some Private Passages of the Life of the Late King James II' (1712). (v) 'The Several Declarations Made In Council Concerning the Birth of the Prince of Wales' (1688). (vi) 'A Faithful Memorial of that Remarkable Meeting of Many Officers of the Army in England, at Windsor Castle, in the Year 1648' (1659). (vii) 'A Miraculous Victory Obtained by the Right Honorable Ferdinando Lord Fairfax, Against the Army Under the Command of the Earl of Newcastle at Wakefield in Yorkshire' (1643). (viii) 'Colchester Teares: Affecting & Afflicting City & Country' (1648). (ix) 'A Letter from an English Traveller at Rome to His Father' (1721). (x) 'A King and No King: Or, the Best Argument for a Just Title. Being the Present Case of Great Britain, Briefly Consider'd in a Seasonable Address to the People' (1716). All the pamphlets were limited to 120 large paper and 400 small paper copies. They seem to have been bound together in no real order - the pamphlets are separately paginated at the head of the page, and the numbering at the foot of the pages is not consecutive. The binding is pink cloth that is a little faded to the spine and the edges of the boards. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The pages are age-tanned and there is some scattered foxing. The last page has a heavy diagonal crease and has a piece missing from the bottom corner (not affecting the text). 038727 
Price: 60.00 GBP

21 Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses
Kipling, Rudyard Methuen and Co. 1892 Second Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - 7.75" Tall / 19.5cm 
Red cloth boards, significantly faded to the edges and to the spine. Corners a little bumped and the spine ends are rubbed. Top of textblock gilt-edged. Foredges are rough cut. Blindstamped bookseller's name (W H Smith & Sons, London) at the top corner of the front endpaper. Light sporadic foxing spots. No previous owner's names or inscriptions written inside. 208pp + 16.pp. of publisher's forthcoming titles. 057440 
Price: 12.00 GBP

7 A Complete Concordance to the Old and New Testament: Or a Dictionary and Alphabetical Index to the Bible
Cruden, Alexander ; with a memoir by William Youngman Frederick Warne and Co. London 1894 Hard Cover Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
The Student's Edition. Burgundy red cloth boards. Foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's signature and date on first title page. 719pp. Binding shaken. Hinges a little weak. 001300 
Price: 14.00 GBP

22 "A Character": A Story for Girls
Lane, Laura M. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge London Hard Cover Good 12mo - 6.75" Tall 
In good clean condition with a edgewear to the boards. Gilt and black decoration to spine and boards. Front cover has a crease across the top corner. Inscription to front pastedown and some foxing internally. 128pp. 008660 
Price: 8.00 GBP

8 Three Courses and A Dessert; Comprising Three Sets of Tales, West Country, Irish, and Legal; and a Melange
Cruikshank, George Henry G. Bohn London 1866 Hardback Very Good 12mo - 7" Tall 
Sixth edition. Half-leather binding with leather spine and corners. Lovely floral decorated boards. Raised bands and gilt titles to the spine. In excellent condition. There are only a few slight scuffs to leather. Endpapers tanned. No names or inscriptions. 432pp. 051579 
Price: 55.00 GBP

23 The Coming Race (Routledge's Pocket Library, No. 10)
Lytton, Edward Lord George Routledge an Sons London 1886 Hardback Very Good 24mo - over 5.25" tall 
Routledge's Pocket Library edition, Distinctively bound, with red cloth spine and marbled paper boards. Spine slightly faded, with small mark. Board edges are a little rubbed, esp. at corners. Some light foxing to endpapers, prelims and outer textblock edge. 317 pages. Scan of the front cover can be emailed on request. 052218 
Price: 35.00 GBP

9 The Elements of Musical Analysis (Constable's Educational Series)
Currie, James Thomas Constable and Co. Edinburgh 1858 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" / 19cm tall 
Previous owner's signature in the top corner of the front endpaper. The binding is a little frayed at the spine ends and corners. Binding is firm. A few letters written neatly in script handwriting at the top margin of p. 146. 266 Pages. No date stated. Publisher's list of recently published works at the back of the book indicates a date of 1858. A scan of the front cover can be emailed on request. Original brown cloth boards. 053228 
Price: 30.00 GBP

24 The Paladins of Edwin The Great
Markham, Clements R. Adam & Charles Black London 1901 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Decorative cloth binding. Reprint. Lovely bright condition. All page edges gilt. Black endpapers. No names or inscriptions. Very minor bumps to the head and tail of the spine only. Light age-tanning to pages. 383pp. 026180 
Price: 75.00 GBP

10 L'Immortel Moeurs Parisiennes, Avec Un Avant-Propos De L'Auteur
Daudet, Alphonse ; Illustrations De Bieler, Montegut et Myrbach Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1890 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - 7" Tall Bieler, Montegut et Myrbach 
Quarter leather with marbled boards. Binding rubbed at spine edges. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate pasted to reverse of front endpaper. A few foxing spots to endpapers. 348pp. Text in French. 050199 
Price: 45.00 GBP

25 Les Sources L'Histoire de France des Origines aux Guerres D'Italie (1494). Vol V Introduction Générale Les Valois (suite), Louis XI et Charles VIII (1461-1494); et Vol. VI Table Générale (bound as one volume)
Molinier, Auguste Alphonse Picard et Fils Paris 1904 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 9.25" Tall / 23.5cm 
Vol. V, 1904; Vol. VI, 1906. Two volumes bound together as one. Vol. V has some light pencil annotations in the margins; Vol. VI mostly uncut pages so little used / unused. Sturdily bound in good quality brown cloth, with black leather title pasted to spine. Pages heavily browned / darkened with age. Vol. V 196pp.; Vol. VI 218pp. An attractive copy. Scan of the front cover can be emailed on request. 052256 
Price: 35.00 GBP

11 Yoked Together, A Tale of Three Sisters
Davis, E. L. J. Nisbet & Co., Limited Hard Cover Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Brown decorative cloth binding. No date. c. 1890. Spine leans forwards significantly. 349pp. Boards bumped at spine ends. 027329 
Price: 8.00 GBP

26 Oeuvres. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée et considérablement augmentée par l'auteur. Avec des remarques philisophiques et politiques d'un anonyme qui n'ont pas encore été Publiées. 4 VOLUMES
MONTESQUIEU Arkstee et Merkus Amsterdam et Leipsick 1764 Hard Cover Good 12mo - 6.75" Tall 
Text French. There are a few marks to the cloth boards. Ex-public library. Rebound in blue cloth. Each volume bears a bookplate to the front pastedown "City of Leeds Public Libraries, Presented by __". Each volume also has a "Discarded" stamp on the front endpaper. Volume 4 contains "Table de Matiers". Library shelf mark gilt stamped to the spines of each volume. 029175 
Price: 150.00 GBP

12 My Memoirs
De Blowitz, Henri Stephan Edward Arnold London 1903 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Publisher's original blue cloth binding. Minor rubs to edges. A few noticeable rubs to spine ends. All edges untrimmed. Some pages still uncut. 358pp + 16pp of publisher's adverts. Frontis. portrait and tissue guard. Light foxing. Top corner of f.e.p. clipped. Corners sl. bumped. A few light marks to the boards. Second impression. 018821 
Price: 20.00 GBP

27 Études Critiques Sur La Bible, Nouveau Testament AND Ancien Testament (2 Separate Volumes)
Nicolas, Michel Michel Lévy Frères Hardback Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall / 22cm 
2 separate volumes - individual books, but we have them for sale as a pair. 'Nouveau Testament' publishing year 1864; 'Ancien Testament' publishing year 1862. Handsomely bound in quarter tan calf leather with marbled boards. 5 raised bands to the spines. Gilt tooling. Titles inlaid in black and burgundy leather on the spines. Endpapers and outer edges marbled. The 'Nouveau Testament' volume has a one inch crack / repaired split in the binding at the head of the spine at the back board outer hinge. The corners of both volumes are rubbed, exposing the boards. Significant foxing to end pages; text pages are predominantly clean with occasional foxing. Previous owner's name and date [1865] written in ink on the title page of 'Nouveau Testament''. Both volumes have contemporary bookplates for the same previous owner on their pastedowns. 'Nouveau Testament' 429 pages; 'Ancien Testament' 442 pages. Photographs can be emailed on request. 053454 
Price: 150.00 GBP

13 Eisteddfod Genedlaethol y Cymry: Cofnodion Chyfansoddiadau Buddugol, Eisteddfod Caernarfon, 1894 / Transactions of the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Carnarvon 1894
Evans, E. Vincent (ed.) I. Foulkes Liverpool 1896 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
Red cloth binding.The spine and a patch at the top of the front board are lightened. Small mark / remainder of a sticker on the spine. Two ownership inscriptions written on the front endpaper. 264pp. 049801 
Price: 35.00 GBP

28 Breve Storia D'Italia
Orsi, P. Ulrico Hoepli Milan 1905 Hard Cover Very Good 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
3rd edition. Previous owner's signature on first free endpaper dated 1908, Dresden. A few pencil marks in the margins. Otherwise VG clean condition. 281pp + index. A nice copy. 002270 
Price: 30.00 GBP

14 Memoirs of the Public Life of the Late Right Honourable Charles James Fox
Fell, R. J. F. Hughes London 1808 Hard Cover Good 4to - 10.5" Tall 
Half leather binding. Rare book. Brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Binding is significantly rubbed to the extremeties and there is also some rubbing and some marks to the marbled boards. The paper covering has been mostly worn away from the edges of the boards. The spine is rather worn with a few small pieces missing and dulled titles. Internally this is a very nice copy. Intials to the title page and the (very) odd spot of foxing, otherwise clean and unmarked throughout. 603pp. 022576 
Price: 125.00 GBP

29 Schumann (The Master Musicians S.)
Patterson, Annie W. J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd 1903 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
With illustrations and portraits. Maroon cloth binding, with gilt decoration, slight rubs at head/tail of the spine. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Short gift inscriptions written on the front endpaper. Slight foxing. Hand-cut page edges. Top edge gilt. 232pp. 014022 
Price: 15.00 GBP

15 The Footsteps of St. Paul in Rome: An Historical Memoir, From the Apostle's Landing at Puteoli to His Death A.D. 62-64
Forbes, S. Russell Thomas Nelson and Sons 1891 Third Edition Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - 7.25" Tall 
Lovely clean condition. Very minor rubs at head and tail of spine. 93pp. 006000 
Price: 50.00 GBP

30 The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, First President of the Royal Academy. To Which is Prefixed a Memoir of the Author; with Remarks on His Professional Character, Illustrative of His Principles and Practice. In Two Volumes (Complete)
Reynolds, Sir Joshua; With a Memoir By Henry William Beechey Henry G. Bohn London 1852 Full Leather Good+ 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Leather bindings with raised bands and gilt tooling to the spine. The pages are gilt-edged. Marbled endpapers. Interesting gilt embossed presentation inscription on the front board of each volume which reads: 'Royal Academy of Arts 1863. To Mr Richard Phene Spiers for the Best Architectural Design.' Richard Phene Spiers (1838-1916) was successful and renowned architect of the nineteenth century, who won the gold medal and travelling scholarship of the Royal Academy. The leather boards have a few marks and are quite scuffed around the edges. The spine and boards are beginning to split quite significantly around the hinges of both volumes, and there are some small chips in the leather at the head of both spines. Clean and bright internally, light tanning. 495pp + 463pp. Image available on request. 050635 
Price: 68.00 GBP

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