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The English Text of the Ancrene Riwle. Edited from Magdalene College, Cambridge MS. Pepys 2498.

By: ZETTERSTEN, A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press for the Early English Text Society: 1976, 0

Seller ID: 4972

Condition: Fine


Demy 8vo., pp xxiii, [i] blank, 184 and with a large fold-out facsimile as a frontispiece and another at page 112. The society's standard light brown cloth titled in gilt on backstrip and upper board with gilt device. Dustjacket printed in green and black. A fine copy. Original series 274. View more info

Dating the Past. An Introduction to Geochronology.

By: ZEUNER, Frederick E.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Methuen: (1946)1958., 0

Seller ID: 4808

Condition: Good


Fourth edition, revised and enlarged. Thick demy 8vo., pp xx, 516, [2[ 'plates' & a blank. With text figures, fold-out tables and a 27 plates at end. Publisher's pale green cloth lettered in gilt. Cloth aged, endpapers a trifle browned with the odd light spot. A good copy. View more info

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Le physicien Ignace Gaston Pardies S. J. (1636-1673).

By: ZIGGELAAR, August.

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Odense University Press: Odense: 1971., 0

Seller ID: 5811

Condition: Near Fine


Large royal 8vo., pp 242, [2] uncut and almost entirely unopened. With 17 illustrations, facsimiles and text diagrams. Publisher's pale blue wrappers, printed titling. A near fine copy. Acta Historica Scientiarum Naturalium et Medicinalium. Edidit Bibliotheca Universitatis Hauniensis. Vol. 26. View more info

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Fra Spazio e Tempo. Studi in onore di Luigi De Rosa. Il Novecento.

By: ZILLI, Ilaria. Preface by Ennio di Nolfo.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Naples: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane: 1995, 0

Seller ID: 5309

Condition: Very Good


Thick super royal 8vo., pp [x], 825, [1] imprint. Issued without half-title. Flush cut in publisher's stiff wrappers (a little dusted). Società Degli Storici Italiani, Istituto Italiano Per Gli Studi Filosofici. Bibliographical references for this and the preceding 2 volumes (I - Dal medioevo al Seicento. II - Settecento e Ottocento) at pages 791-825. Papers in Italian, English, French, Spanish and German. View more info

Urban Life in the Renaissance.

By: ZIMMERMAN, Susan and WEISSMAN, Ronald F. E.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Newark: University of Delaware Press: 1989., 0

Seller ID: 4372

Condition: Fine


Small royal 8vo., pp 303, [1] blank and with 7 figures. Publisher's black cloth, titled in silver on backstrip. A fine copy in pictorial dustjacket. Selected papers delivered at two symposia sponsored by the Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies, University of Maryland, College Park: Urban life in the Renaissance (3-4 March, 1983) and Forms of Play in the Early Modern Period (22-23 March, 1984). Includes bibliographical references and index. View more info

England and the Baltic in the Elizabethan era.

By: ZINS, Henryk. Translated by H. C. Stevens.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press, Manchester & Rowman & Littlefield, Totowa: (1967)1972., 0

Seller ID: 3681

Condition: Near Fine


Demy 8vo., pp xii, 347, [1] blank and with a large number of tables and a preface to the English edition. Smooth green cloth gilt. Publisher's printed dustjacket (slightly faded on backstrip area and also slightly soiled), preserved in an archival sleeve. A near fine copy. 'Written from a Polish view-point, this book combines English, German and Polish sources, many previously unused, in a way never before attempted, and thus fills a serious gap in the existing literature. View more info

England and the Baltic in the Elizabethan era.

By: ZINS, Henryk. Translated by H. C. Stevens.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press, Manchester & Rowman & Littlefield, Totowa: (1967)1972., 0

Seller ID: 4023

Condition: Near Fine


Demy 8vo., pp xii, 347, [1] blank and with a large number of tables and a preface to the English edition. Smooth green cloth gilt. Publisher's printed blue dustjacket (slightly faded on backstrip area and a tiny bit frayed on upper edge).). A near fine copy. View more info

Lo Stato Territoriale Fiorentino (Secoli XIV-XV) Ricerche, Linguaggi, Confronti. Atti del seminario internazionale di studi (San Miniato, 7-8 giugno 1996).

By: ZORZI, Andrea & CONNELL, William J. (edited by).

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Pacini, Pisa: 2002., 0

Seller ID: 005982

Condition: Near Fine


Super royal 8vo., pp xiv, [ii] map & a blank, 675, [3], and with other maps & figures. Flush cut in pictorial stiff wrappers , printed title on backstrip. A near fine copy. Fondazione Centro di studi sulla civiltà del tardo Medioevo San Miniato. Biblioteca 2. View more info

Trial of Pedro de Zuleuta, Jun., On a Charge of Slave Trading, Under the Geo. IV, Cap. 113, On Friday the 27th, Saturday the 28th, and Monday the 30th of October, 1843, at the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London. A Full Report from the Short-hand Notes of W. B. Gurney, Esq. With an Address to the Merchants, Manufacturers, and Traders of Great Britain by Pedro de Zulueta, Jun., Esq. and Documents Illustrative of the Case.

By: ZULEUTA, Pedro De.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: C. Wood & Co, Poppin's Court, Fleet Street: 1844., 0

Seller ID: 1593

Condition: Fair


Small royal 8vo., pp lxxiv, 410. Publisher's printed and blind stamped cloth gilt. Backstrip faded, boards fading and stained, last 25 leaves or so of the text stained in lower outer margin but generally a sound copy of this scarce work. View more info

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Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica: Catalogue of Works in Many Tongues on Exact and Applied Science, with a Subject-Index.

By: Z[eitlinger], H[einrich and S[otheran], H[enry] C[ecil].

Price: £285.00

Publisher: Henry Sotheran and Co: 1921-1952., 0

Seller ID: 006463

Condition: Near Fine


8vo., 22.5 cms. Vol. I, pp xii, 428 and with a frontispiece portrait of Isaac Newton and 126 other plates containing 246 portraits and facsimiles, in all 8408 entries. Volume II, pp [iv] half-title, blank, title , blank, 429-964 and listing items 8410-17397. The index occupies pp 869-964. First supplement, pp xii, 496, 7198 entries and with a portait frontispiece of Sotheran and another of Isaac Newton, after Houbraken. Second supplement: volume I, pp xi, [i] blank, 840, 13804 items & volume II, pp [iv] half-title, blank, title, blank, 841-1396 entries 13806-22943. Third supplement, pp v... View more info

Origines Parochiales Scotiae. The Antiquities Ecclesiastical and Territorial of the parishes of Scotland.

By: [ANDERSON, William; BRICHAN, James B.; MACNAB, John; and ROBERTSON, Joseph] [Edited by Cosmo Innes].

Price: £385.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars and Glasgow: J. Smith & Son for The Bannatyne Club., 1851, 1854 & 1855., 0

Seller ID: 5792

Condition: Fine


Large post 4to., 27 cms., Volume I - pp xlii, [ii], 532 and with 3 large fold-out maps at end (a few odd fox spots). Volume II, Part 1 - pp xx, [ii], 390, [2] index of parishes and with 2 large fold-out maps (one neatly repaired) at end. Volume II, Part 2 - pp xxii, [2] subscribers' names & a blank, [2], 391-846, [2] index of parishes and with a fold-out map (a few fox spots). Titles printed in red and black. Text clean and fresh. Carmine coloured binders cloth, backstrips titled in gilt. Overall a fine copy, two volumes in three. From the library of the Scottish historian and palaeogra... View more info

The Ancestor. A Quarterly Review of County and family History, Heraldry and Antiquities. Number I. April 1902.

By: [BARRON, O.] Edited by.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable, Westminster: 1902., 0

Seller ID: 4926

Condition: Good


Large royal 8vo., pp [2], 282, [8] 'The Victoria History ...', [8] book notices, uncut. With a colour plate of stained glass at Lytes Cary, Somerset and other in half-tone. Publisher's papered boards (worn and chipped at head of backstrip, title label rubbed, endpapers browned, hinge after title-page strained). A good, sound copy overall. With articles on: Some Anecdotes of the Harris Family; The Miniatures at Belvoir, Heraldic Glass from Lytes Cary, Peerage Cases, The Origin of the Fitzgeralds & etc. View more info

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Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Works of Art, from the Byzantine Period to that of Louis Seize, of that Distinguished Collector, Ralph Berrnal, Esq., Deceased; and also, of the Beautoful Decorative Furniture and Service of plate: Which (by order of the executors) Will be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Christie & Manson, at the Mansion, No. 93 Eaton Square, Commencing On Monday, March the 5th, 1855, at One O'Clock Precisely.

By: [BERNAL, Ralph].

Price: £58.00

Publisher: Christie & Manson [London : Printed by W. Clowes and Sons 1855]., 0

Seller ID: 006481

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo., 24 cms., pp 357, colophon and with a number of tissue-guarded plates (frontispiece lightly foxed). Publisher's decorative blind-blocked, grained scarlet cloth, titled in gilt. Neatly rebacked at some time, old on new. A very good, sound copy of this scarce catalogue of treasures. With the book label of the collector Edward Cheney, 1803-1884, on upper paste-down. The origianl printing. View more info

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Dryburgh Abbey, its Monks and its Lords.

By: [BIBER, George Edward].

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Printed for the author: NP: (1859)1860., 1860

Seller ID: 006393

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Small slim 8vo., 16.3 cms., pp [iv], 48 and with a printed ground plan of the abbey (slight offsetting to title). Neat three line presentation inscription at head of page iii, the dedication page. All edges red. Fairly recent card covers, printed title label with original red-printed wrappers (slightly edge worn) bound-in. A very good copy. The Cambridge University Library catalogue cites an edition the previous year, 1859. Early editions are scarce. The abbey stands on the banks of the River Tweed in border country and was founded in 1150. Sir Walter Scott is buried t... View more info

The Historical Charters and Constitutional Documents of the City of London. With an Introduction and Notes by An Antiquary.

By: [BIRCH, Walter de Gray, 1842-1924].

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Whiting & Co:, 1884., 0

Seller ID: 2412

Condition: Fair


Crown 4to., pp xlviii, 338, [2] book notices (some occasional light spotting in the text). Publisher's armorial cloth gilt (worn at extremities, small snag hole in backstrip not affecting title). A reasonable copy. Includes bibliographical references and index. View more info

A Breiffe Narration of The Services Done to Three Noble Ladyes, by Gilbert Blakhal, Preist of the Scots Mission in France, in the Low Countries, and in Scotland. M.DC.XXXI.-M.DC.XLIX.

By: [BLACKHALL, Gilbert].

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Printed for the Spalding Club, Aberdeen:, 1844., 0

Seller ID: 660

Condition: Good


Crown 4to., pp xlii, 224 (a little dusted). Publisher's blind-ruled and gilt buckram (upper hinge cracked but cords holding, worn at head of backstrip). Old small oval library stamps in a few margins, armorial bookplate on front pastedown. 'The work is a valuable addition to the history of the eventful times in which Blackhall lived. It was edited by Mr. John Stuart from the original in the possession of Bishop Kyle, and printed at Aberdeen for the Spalding Club in 1844, 4to'. Dictionary of National Biography. STEVENSON & STEVENSON 36.11: 'The noble ladies were the sisters Lady Isobel Ha... View more info

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A Collection of Political Tracts.

By: [BOLINGBROKE, Henry St. John, Viscount, 1678-1751.]

Price: £170.00

Publisher: London: Printed for R. Francklin, in Russel-Street, Covent Garden: 1748., 0

Seller ID: 006551

Condition: Very Good


Small demy 8vo., 20 cms., pp [2] title-leaf, [ii], [ii] contents, 388, [8] index, sprinkled edges. Old full calf, neatly rebacked with gilt rules, scarlet letter-piece, new endpapers. With the armorial bookplate of William Adair Esq. preserved from the old paste-down. A very good copy. British Library copy collates as pp [ii], 388 and other major institutions as [4], 388, [8]. Attributed to Bolingbroke by NUC pre-1956. Not all the pamphlets in this work are regarded as being by Bolingbroke. Goldsmiths-Kress 8373. ESTC 138788. View more info

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A Letter Writ to an Atheistical Acquaintance upon his Turning Papist in his Old Age. By a Person of Honour.

By: [BOYLE, Francis]. Viscount Shannon [1623-1699].

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Printed for John Taylor, at the Ship in St. Paul's Church-Yard: 1691., 0

Seller ID: 3367

Condition: Very Good


4to., pp [iv], 27, [1] blank, uncut. A little dusted. Half-title leaf with verso list of recently printed books. Title enclosed within simple double-rule border. Preserved in modern grey card covers with title-label. A very good copy. ESTC R38232. WING S2964, noting no copy in America. Not in Library of Congress catalogue. John Taylor, bookseller, flourished 1650-1701. Scarce. View more info

Bradford's History "Of Plimoth Plantation". From the Original Manuscript. With a report of the proceedings incident to the return of the manuscript to Massachusetts.

By: [BRADFORD, William].

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Boston, Wright and Potter Printing Co:, 1901., 0

Seller ID: 1144

Condition: Good


Thick elephant 8vo., pp [lxxviii], 555, [1] blank and with facsimiles of the manuscript and portraits. Publisher's navy blue cloth gilt (rubbed at extremities and a little marked). A very sound copy. 'It is, in point of fact, a history of the Plymouth Colony, chiefly in the form of annals, extending from the inception of the colony down to the year 1647'. View more info

The Doctrinal Formula of Patrick.

By: [BRADLEY, D. R.].

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press for The Journal of Theological Studies:, 1982., 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 4941

Condition: Good


Extract from New Series Vol. XXXIII, Part 1, 1982. Demy 8vo., pp [1] blank, 124-133, [1] blank. Stapled in the publisher' printed wrappers. With best wishes Dennis in manuscript on first page and presumably in the hand of the author. View more info