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Image for Roman Roads in the South-East Midlands. With a foreward by I. D. Margary.

Roman Roads in the South-East Midlands. With a foreward by I. D. Margary.

By: 'Viatores, The'.

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1964., 0

Seller ID: 1131

Condition: Very Good


Thick demy 8vo., pp 352 of text, 145 maps, 19 pp of sections and index to p 526 and with 17 half-tones. Publisher's case gilt, edges a little freckled, dustjacket lightly speckled and chipped. A very good copy. View more info

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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 printed title-label. Priced at one shilling. Authorship is usually attributed to John Hervey, Baron Hervey, 1696-1743 althoug... View more info

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The Rolls of Burgesses at the Guilds Merchant of the Borough of Preston, Co. Lancaster. 1397-1682. (From the Original Rolls in the Archives of Preston Corporation).

By: ABRAM, W. Alexander.

Price: £43.00

Publisher: The Record Society for the Publication of origianl Documents Relating to Lancashire and Cheshire: 1884., 0

Seller ID: 006553

Condition: Very Good


Medium 8vo., 22.5 cms., pp xiv, [iii] errata, contents, blank; 259, [1] blank. The society's green cloth lettered and ruled in blind and gilt. Cloth is a little rubbed at extremities. Yellow endpapers are cracked over inner hinges but the mull and binding is still firm. Onetime in the library of the Chester Architectural, Archaeological and Historic Society with their book label on upper paste-down. The scarce original printing. View more info

Image for The People's Reformation. Magistrates, Clergy, and Commons in Strasbourg, 1500-1598.

The People's Reformation. Magistrates, Clergy, and Commons in Strasbourg, 1500-1598.

By: ABRAY, Lorna Jane.

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell, Oxford: 1985., 0

Seller ID: 4374

Condition: Very Good


Small royal 8vo., pp 272. Publisher's brown bookcloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustjacket (faded on backstrip area), tinted endpapers. A very good copy. View more info

Life of Saint Columba, Founder of Hy.

By: ADAMNAN. Edited by William Reeves, Rector of Tynan, and Canon of Armagh.

Price: £43.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas:, 1874., 0

Seller ID: 5821

Condition: Good


Medium 8vo., pp clxxxiv, 385, [1] blank and with a map of modern Hy as a frontispiece and a fold-out Genealogical Table of the Early Abbots of Hy. Title-pages printed in red and black. Uncut. Publisher's green cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt, coloured endpapers. The inner hinges have cracked at sometime and have rather rudimentary repair using green cloth bookbinders tape. Text clean. Overall a decent copy. Published as volume VI of The Historians of Scotland. Adamnan was the ninth abbot of Hy (the old name for Iona). The rather scarce original edition. View more info

The Noble Revolt. The Overthrow of Charles I.

By: ADAMSON, John.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson:, 2007., 0

Seller ID: 5503

Condition: Near Fine


Thick elephant 8vo., pp xxii, 742, [4] blank and with many fine plates, pedigrees, maps and plans. Publisher's crimson case, pale buff tinted endpapers, gilt spine title. No dustjacket. A near fine copy. View more info

Image for Local Styles of the English Parish Church.

Local Styles of the English Parish Church.

By: ADDISON, Sir William.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Batsford:, 1982., 0

Seller ID: 1428

Condition: Fine


Crown 4to., pp 192 and with 96 fine half-tone illustrations. Publisher's black case gilt in pictorial dustjacket. A fine copy. View more info

Image for Excavations in York, 1973-1974, Second Interim Report.

Excavations in York, 1973-1974, Second Interim Report.

By: ADDYMAN, P. V.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Council for British Archaeology for the York Archaeological Trust: 1976., 0

Seller ID: 006585

Condition: Fine


Small 4to., 24 cms., pp 32 with a drop title, and with 16 figures, of which 2 fold out, and with 8 plates at end. Publisher's stiff wrappers in colour. A fine copy. View more info

Archaeological Papers from York Presented to M. W. Barley.

By: ADDYMAN, P. V. and BLACK, V. E. edited by.

Price: £21.00

Publisher: York Archaeological Trust, York:, 1984., 0

Seller ID: 3585

Condition: Very Good


A4 format, pp xiv, 208, [2]. With a portrait frontispiece of emeritus professor Barley, 99 other illustrations and also with 3 transparent acetate overlays, as called for, in pocket at end. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. A very good copy. View more info

The Bentivoglio of Bologna. A Study of Despotism.

By: ADY, Cecilia M.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:, (1937)1969., 0

Seller ID: 4895

Condition: Fine


Lithographic reprint. Demy 8vo., pp xvi, [ii] pedigree & a blank, 214. Frontispiece and 7 other plates. A fine copy in the publisher's cloth gilt. Lettered, printed dustjacket (chip out of bottom edge). View more info

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Kortfattet Historie Om Danmarks Konger.

By: AGGESØN, Sven. Designed and illustrated by Poul Sæbye.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Berlingske Bogtrykkeri, København: 1944., 0

Seller ID: 006158

Condition: Fine


Crown 4to., 26 cms., pp 51, [1] blank, [1] colophon, [3] and illustrated in the text in red and black. Loose sheets, uncut, as issued with titled cover on patterned paper, all contained in a plain card folder. Printed in an edition of only 1050 copies. This is copy no. 47 of only 49 special copies for members of the Danish Bibliographical Society. A fine copy. From the collection of the Oxford scholar Eric Christiansen and with a presentation note on first blank: 'Eric with best wishes from your "countryman" Bent. Oxford. 24.10.76. 'Rare translation of a medieval history by priv... View more info

Memoirs of the Court of King James the First.

By: AIKIN, Lucy.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green:, 1823., 0

Seller ID: 1615

Condition: Near Fine


Third edition. Demy 8vo., pp xvi, 444 and with a handsome engraved portrait frontispiece by W.T. Fry after Vansemer (a little light browning, tissue guard a little more so) and pp x, 413, [1] blank, [2] Longman's list, marbled edges. Half-titles present but browned on their board sides from the binding. Full polished calf with gilt rules and titling. Small scratch mark on upper board of volume II, both volumes slightly rubbed at edges. Armorial bookplates (one on lower paste-down) depicting an earl's coronet with a thistle centre above an eagle displayed. A very good set. Two volumes. View more info

The Vortex Theory of Planetary Motions.

By: AITON, E. J.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Macdonald: London & American Elsevier: New York:, 1972., 0

Seller ID: 4226

Condition: Fine


Small royal 8vo., pp ix, [i] blank, 282, [2] blank and with text figures. Publisher's cloth lettered in silver. Colour pictorial dustjacket. A fine copy. 'This book tells the story of the triumph of the Cartesian vortex theory and its eventual collapse in favour of Newtonianism.' Published in the series History of Science Library. View more info

Account of Some Remarkable Circular Trenches and of the Discovery of An Ancient British Cemetary at Stanlake, Oxon.

By: AKERMAN, John Yonge and STONE, Stephen.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: J. B. Nichols and Sons, Parliament Street:, 1858., 0

Seller ID: 3465

Condition: Very Good


Offprint from Archaeologia, volume xxxvii. Demy 4to., 28 cms, pp [2], 8 and with 2 plates after Stone by J.Basire, lithographer. Modern light card wrappers with title label. A very good copy. View more info

Some Account of the Possessions of the Abbey of Malmesbury in the Days of the Anglo-Saxon Kings; with Remarks on the Ancient Limits of The Forest of Braden.

By: AKERMAN, John Yonge.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Nichols & Sons for the Society of Antiquaries: 1857., 0

Seller ID: 006011

Condition: Good


Large 4to., 30 cms., pp [2] title leaf, 59, [1] blank. With a large fold-out map, mounted on linen, of the possessions of the abbey at the time of the Norman Conquest, and with the Saxon names in red. With a plate (foxed) of a fragment of an ancient map from the time of Elizabeth I. Some scattered light foxing in the text. Old half crimson morocco (rubbed), marbled paper sides, gilt on deep blue decorative endpapers. With the circular book label of Basset Down House Library on upper paste-down. A good copy. View more info

Account of the opening by Matthew bell, Esq. of an ancient British Barrow, in Iffins Wood, near Canterbury, in the month of January, 1842.

By: AKERMAN, John Yonge.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries: 1843., 0

Seller ID: 006597

Condition: Good


Extract from Archaeologia. Small royal 4to., 30 cms, pp 57-61, [1]. Drop title. With a small text plan and a view. Pages lightly browned, frayed at edges, not affecting text. Sewn in tinted wrappers with contrasting printed title label to upper cover. A nicely presented copy. View more info

Note on a Variety of Objects discovered during the progress of Excavations for Sewerage in Salisbury.

By: AKERMAN, John Yonge.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries: 1854., 0

Seller ID: 006610

Condition: Near Fine


Offprint from Archaeologia, vol. XXXVI. Small royal 4to., 30 cms, pp 3, [1] blank and with a plate of 'heads of missile weapons found art Salisbury'. Drop title. Sewn in tinted wrappers with contrasting printed title label to upper cover. A near fine copy. View more info

Notes on the "Hwiting Treow" of the Anglo-Saxons.

By: AKERMAN, John Yonge.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries: [1869]., 0

Seller ID: 006614

Condition: Near Fine


Offprint from Archaeologia. Small royal 4to., 30 cms, pp 3, [1] blank, sligfht browning to edges. Drop title. Sewn in tinted wrappers with contrasting printed title label to upper cover. A near fine copy. 'Tacitus, in his description of the ancient Germans, speaks of their reliance upon auguries and decisions by lot. The latter was performed with twigs cut from the branches of a fruit-bearing tree, and thrown upon a white garment:-"Sortium consuetudo simplex. Virgam frugiferæ arbori decisam in surculos amputant eosque notis quibusdam discretos super candidam vestem temere ac fortuito... View more info

Notes on the Origin and History of The Bayonet.

By: AKERMAN, John Yonge.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: J. B. Nichols for the Society of Antiquaries: 1861., 0

Seller ID: 006624

Condition: Very Good


Original offprint from Archaeologia. Small royal 4to., 30 cms, pp [ii] title-leaf (a few fox spots), 9, [1] blank and with an engraved plate of bayonets. Sewn in tinted wrappers with contrasting printed title label to upper cover. A very good copy. View more info

Account of Silver Rings and Coins discovered near Worcester.

By: AKERMAN, John Yonge.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries: 1855., 0

Seller ID: 006625

Condition: Very Good


Original offprint from Archaeologia, vol. XXXVI. Small royal 4to., 30 cms, pp 3, [1] blank and with a plate of silver rings and coins. Drop title. Sewn in tinted wrappers with contrasting printed title label to upper cover. A very good copy. View more info