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A Letter to the Craftsmen, upon the Change of Affairs in Europe by the War that is begun against the Emperour.

By: A. B.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London: Printed for J. Roberts, neat the Ox-ford Arms in Warwick-Lane., 1734

Seller ID: 006400

Condition: Good


8vo in format., 21 cms., pp 64, uncut as issued with deckles remaining. First and last pages a little dusted, hole in margin of title leaf, not affecting the letterpress. Signatures: A-H4. The last line of page 33 reads: '... as that these Treaties have been the ... ' There is a variant that has the text: '... as that the these treaties ...'. Signed at end: A.B. Stab stitched as issued, although the stitch is broken. Well presented in a tailor-made folder with pr... View more info

Donors of Books to S. Augustine's Abbey Canterbury.

By: EMDEN, A. B.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford Bibliographical Society, Oxford: 1968., 0

Seller ID: 006046

Condition: Fine


Occasional Publication No. 4. Crown 4to., 24.5 cms., pp viii, 46, [2] blank and with 5 plates of facsimiles. Saddle stapled in the society's stiff wrappers, titled in black. A fine copy. View more info

The Correspondence of Erasmus [1484 to 1524]. Letters 1 to 1534. Volumes 1 to 10.

By: ERASMUS. Translated by R. A. B. Mynors and D. F. S. Thomson. Annotated by Wallace K. Ferguson.

Price: £485.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Buffalo and later London as well: 1974-1992., 0

Seller ID: 2658

Condition: Good


Thick elephant 8vo., pp [xxviii] including a map, 368, [4] and similar pagination in the other volumes. Publisher's lettered cloth, black endpapers. Volume 2 is an ex library copy in dustjacket and volume 4 also has its jacket. Good copies. Ten volumes. The first ten volumes of this major project. View more info

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Offa's Dyke. A Field Survey of the Western Frontier-Works of Mercia in the Seventh and Eighth Centuries A.D.

By: FOX, Sir Cyril, F.B.A. With a foreward by Sir Frank Stenton, F.B.A.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: British Academy: 1955., 0

Seller ID: 006505

Condition: Near Fine


4to., 27.5 cms., pp xxvii, [i] blank, 317, [3] colophon & blanks. Errata slip tipped-n at page 286. With 46 plates and 121 figures, the latter being mostly maps. Publisher's lake coloured cloth, backstrip titled in gilt, silver device on upper cover of a silver penny of Offa struck at Canterbury. Neat ownership signature on upper paste-down of C.C.Pye [?] Dept. of Hist. A near fine copy View more info

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Three Centuries of Scottish Posts. An Historical Survey to 1836.

By: HALDANE, A. R. B.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: At the University Press: Edinburgh: 1971., 1971

Seller ID: 006182

Condition: Fine


Small royal 8vo., 25.5 cms., pp XIV, [II], 336, decorative chapter heads. With 22 illustrations and 2 folded maps in pocket at end. Publisher's deep green cloth, backstrip titled in gilt, tinted cartridge endpapers. Decorative dustjacket in colour (tiny 'price' piece clipped out of upper flap). A fine copy. View more info

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The Natural History of the Hitchin Region.

By: HINE, Reginald L. (edited by). With contributions by: E. F. D. Bloom; Miss G. B. Howells; J. E. Little; Ray Palmer; A. H. Foster; F. W. Edwards & W. H. Lane.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Hitchin & District Regional Survey Association: Hitchin: 1934., 0

Seller ID: 5609

Condition: Fine


Royal 8vo., pp 256, title printed in red and black within decorative border. Top edges gilt, others uncut. With a coloured map mounted on linen and a large folded transect chart in pocket at end, a coloured frontispiece depicting Acheulean flint implements and 40 other illustrations, many full-page. Publisher's green cloth, gilt blocked device at centres of boards, gilt panelled spine. A fine, fresh and bright copy in the original millboard box. View more info

Bright Essence. Studies in Milton's Theology.

By: HUNTER, W. B.; PATRIDES, C.A. and ADAMSON, J. H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City: 1973., 0

Seller ID: 1264

Condition: Fine


Second printing. Elephant 8vo., pp ix, [i] blank, 181, [1] with a coloured frontispiece. Blue cloth gilt. A fine copy in lightly used dustjacket. View more info

Clarendon Palace. The History and Archaeology of a Medieval Palace and Hunting Lodge near Salisbury, Wiltshire.

By: JAMES, T. B. and ROBINSON, A. M.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: The Society of Antiquaries of London: 1988., 0

Seller ID: 3539

Condition: Fine


Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XLV. Demy 4to., pp xxiv, 279, [1] blank. With 98 figures, 4 tables, a fine frontispiece and 66 plates. Cloth case gilt, pictorial dustjacket. A fine fresh copy. View more info

The Glass Industry of the Weald.

By: KENYON, G. H. With a foreward by D. B. Harden.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Leicester University Press: 1967., 0

Seller ID: 250

Condition: Fine


4to., pp xxii, 231 and with 22 plates, and 21 figures, maps or plans. Green cloth gilt in rubbed dustjacket. A fine copy. This book is the first comprehensive account of glassmaking in the Weald of Sussex and Surrey. View more info

The Records of the Commissioners of Sewers in the Parts of Holland 1547-1603.

By: KIRKUS, A. Mary (edited by), later A. E. B. Owen.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Printed for the Lincoln Record Society by J. W. Ruddock, Lincoln: 1959, 1968 & 1977., 0

Seller ID: 2293

Condition: Very Good


Royal 8vo., pp xci, [i] blank, 168, [2] colophon leaf, uncut; and [ii] half-title, ix, [i] blank, 187, [1] colophon; and [ii] half-title, xiii, [i] blank, 140. The society's cases gilt. Very good copies. Three volumes. Published as volumes 54, 63 and 71 of the record society. From the library of General Douglas Wimberley with his bookplate in the first two volumes and his odd pencil note concerning genealogy. Wimberley was of Lincolnshire descent. View more info

A Record of European Armour And Arms Through Seven Centuries.

By: LAKING, Sir Guy Francis, Bart. C.B., M.V.O., F.S.A. Late Keeper of the King's Armoury.

Price: £295.00

Publisher: (G. Bell & Sons: 1920-22) Cambridge: Ken Trotman Ltd: 2000., 0

Seller ID: 006006

Condition: Fine


With an introduction by The Baron de Cosson, F.S.A. and a new introduction by Claude Blair, O.B.E., M.A., F.S.A.Facsimile reprint. Quarto, 30 cms, pp [11] frontispiece, XXVI, iii-lxv, [i] blank, 286, [6] blank and with 329 figures from photographs and line drawings and with a similar layout in the other 5 volumes. Case bound in crimson with gilt spine titles. With an extensive bibliography by Francis Henry Cripps-Day on pages 275-304 of volume five. Volume6 is the su... View more info

Treasures from the Tower of London. Arms and Armour.

By: NORMAN, A. V. B. and WILSON, G. M.

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour Press: 1982., 0

Seller ID: 3159

Condition: Very Good


Small demy 4to., pp [viii], 131, [1] blank and with 23 colour plates and 11 illustrations from photographs. Publisher's black case gilt in archivally sleeved dustjacket. A very good copy of the hardback edition. View more info

Watermills of the London Countryside. Their Place in English Landscape & Life.

By: REID, Kenneth C. A.R.I.B.A.

Price: £58.00

Publisher: Charles Skilton, Cheddar: 1987 & 1989., 0

Seller ID: 3791

Condition: Fine


Small folio, 31 cms, pp xii, 158, [2] & pp vii, [i] blank, 112, [4] blank. With drawings and diagrams by the author of examples past and present. Publisher's brown cloth gilt. Pictorial dustjackets (a small crinkle tear, neatly repaired, at head of volume I), preserved in archival sleeves. Fine copies, two volumes. View more info

Battles and Generals of the Civil Wars 1642-1651.

By: ROGERS, Colonel H. C. B. With a foreward by Sir Arthur Bryant.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Seeley Service: 1968., 0

Seller ID: 4488

Condition: Very Good


Royal 8vo., pp 327, [1]. With a frontispiece of the title-page of The Compleat Body of the Art Military, 1649 and 54 other illustrations and maps. Publisher's green case gilt, panorama of the battle of Naseby as endpapers, pictorial dustjacket (slightly edge rubbed). A very good copy. View more info

The Archaeology of York. The Legionary Fortress. Interval Tower SW5 and the South-west Defences: Excavations 1972-75.

By: SUMPTER, A. B. and COLL, S.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Council for British Archaeology. Printed by William Sessions for York Archaeological Trust for Excavation and Research: York: 1977., 0

Seller ID: 3568

Condition: Fine


Small 4to., pp 57-95, [1] blank and with text figures, fold-outs and plates. Bibliography. Flush cut in the original stiff wrappers. A fine copy. Published as fascicule 2 , volume 3 of the report. View more info

English Interior Woodwork of the XVI, XVII & XVIIIth Centuries. A Series of the Best and Most Characteristic Examples of Chimney-Pieces, Panelling, Staircases, Doors, Screens, & c. Measured and Drawn and with Introductory and Descriptive Text.

By: TANNER, Henry, Junr., A.R.I.B.A.

Price: £140.00

Publisher: B. T. Batsford, 94 High Holborn: 1902., 0

Seller ID: 3239

Condition: Good


Large square folio, 44 cms, pp viii, 10 and with 50 handsome plates of architectural details. Publisher's red cloth over bevelled boards with gilt decoration and titling to upper board and gilt spine title. Top edges gilt. Backstrip faded a little, cloth rubbed at extremities, some lightish foxing to endpapers. Text and plates nice and clean. A good copy. View more info

English Local Government.

By: WEBB, Sidney and Beatrice. With a new introduction by B. Keith-Lucas.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: (Longmans Green) Frank Cass: (1903-1929)1963., 0

Seller ID: 5180

Condition: Good


Reprinted. Demy 8vo., 22 cms. Vol. 1 - The Parish and the County, pp xxxiv, 664. Vols. 2 & 3 - The Manor and the Borough, pp viii, 404 & pp vi, 405-858. Vol. 4 - Statutory Authorities for Special Purposes with a Summary of the Development of Local Government Structure, pp viii, 521, [3] blank. Vol. 5 - The Story of the King's Highway, pp [viii], 279, [1] blank. Vol. 6 - English Prisons Under Local Government, (oddly paginated as issued) pp [xviii], vii - lxxxvi pr... View more info