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Worcestershire Nuggets.

By: [NOAKE, J.]. An Old Digger.

Price: £58.00

Publisher: Worcester, Deighton & Co: 1889., 0

Seller ID: 1657

Condition: Very Good


Foolscap 8vo., pp [ii], iv, [ii] contents leaf, 386 and with a portrait frontispiece of the author. Publisher's violet silk over boards, neatly rebacked at some time, blocked in blind. Gilt spine title (dull). Internally clean and crisp. A very good, tight copy. Includes the Valor Ecclesiasticus of Henry VIII of 1535. View more info

Analytical Index to the Series of Records Known as the Remembrancia. Preserved Among the Archives of The City of London. A.D. 1579-1664.

By: [OVERALL, W. H. and OVERALL, H. C.] compiled by.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Privately printed for The Corporation of the City of London by E.J. Francis & Co, Took's Court and Wine Office Court: 1878., 0

Seller ID: 2411

Condition: Good


Royal 8vo., pp [xviii], 623, [1] colophon. Publisher's blind ruled armorial cloth gilt, lightly worn at extremities. Paper cracked over inner hinges but still frim on the mull. A good copy. Presentation copy from the Corporation, with bookplate to the antiquary W. J. Simpson, D.D., F.S.A. and with presentation letter from W. H. Overall tipped-in at end. Bookplate of Norman G. Brett James on front free endpaper. Later ownership inscription of Peter Raban, The White House, Hempton Green, Norfolk. View more info

The Notebook of John Penry 1593. From the original in the Huntingdon Library.

By: [PENRY, John]. PEEL, Albert (editor).

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Royal Historical Society: 1944., 0

Seller ID: 311

Condition: Very Good


4to., pp xxviii, 99, 2 facsimiles. Blind ruled cloth gilt (sunned on spine and a narrow strip of upper board). Very good. 'On 29 may 1593 John Penry, a young Welshman thirty years of age, and 'one of the finest spirits of an age exceptionally rich in spiritual and intellectual achievement, was executed at St. Thomas a Watering, London'. Camden 3rd series, vol LXVII. MILNE C 234. View more info

Platon Skrifter. I Svensk Tolking.

By: [PLATO]. Lindskog, Claes.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Hugo Gebers Förlag: 1920-1926., 0

Seller ID: 3363

Condition: Good


Small royal 8vo., pp xi, [i] blank, 391, [1] blank and with a portrait; pp [viii], 379, [i] blank; pp [viii], 436; pp [vi], 554; pp viii, [ii], 657, [1] blank, [2] Dialogernas Placering and pp [viii], 238. Top edges gilt. Half grained calf, marbled paper sides, gilt fillets. Tooled gilt backstrips and titles. Original upper wrappers bound in. Binder's tickets of Östermalms Bokbinderi, Stockholm. Some inner hinges very slightly strained just exposing a glimpse of mull. Backstrips a little uniformly faded . A handsome set of 6 volumes. View more info

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Bibliotheca Topographica Britannica. No. X. Containing A short Account of Holyhead, in the Isle of Anglesea.

By: [PRICE, John. 1734-1813].

Price: £39.00

Publisher: Printed by and for J. Nichols, Printer to the Society of Antiquaries: 1783., 0

Seller ID: 5711

Condition: Fine


Slim large post 4to., 26 cms., pp iv, full-page copper engraved map, 36, text figures. This copy lacks the frontispiece map of the two published for this work. Sewn in modern hand marbled wrappers, plain cartridge endpapers, printed title label. A pretty copy in fine condition. View more info

Victoria & Albert Museum. Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design. List of Rubbings of Brasses. Classified and Arranged in Chronological Order.

By: [PRIOR, H. W.]. And with a preface by Edward F. Strange.

Price: £17.00

Publisher: H.M.S.O. 1915., 0

Seller ID: 1143

Condition: Good


4to., pp xx, 115, [1] blank and with 56 plates, errata slip tipped-in. Publisher's blue cloth gilt, rubbed and a little dull. A good copy. View more info

Pugin's Gothic Furniture.

By: [PUGIN, Augustus].

Price: £160.00

Publisher: R. Ackermann, 96 Strand: ND., 0

Seller ID: 3499

Condition: Very Good


Slim large post 4to., 27 cms. Etched title, tissue guarded frontispiece, and 25 other plates all in fresh condition. Publisher's printed paper boards (worn on edges), nicely rebacked fairly recently in quarter deep blue morocco, gilt spine title, cream endpapers. Overall a very good copy. This work has also been attributed to A. W. N. Pugin but is not in the bibliography of Phoebe Stanton's book Pugin, New York, Viking Press and Thames & Hudson, 1971. Michael Trappes-Lomas in his book Pugin, a mediæval Victorian, Sheed and Ward, 1932, considers the book to be by A. C. Pugin. The plate... View more info

The Other Side of the Question: Or, An Attempt to rescue the Characters of the Two Royal Sisters, Q. Mary and Q. Anne, Out of the Hands of the D------s D-------r of M------------ In which, All the necessary Lights are thrown upon our Court History from the Revolution to the Change of the Ministry in 1710. [etc.]. By the Author of the Court Secret.

By: [RALPH, James] died 1762.

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Printed for F. Cogan, at the Middle-Temple Gate in Fleet Street: 1744., 0

Seller ID: 1667

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Small demy 8vo., pp [iv], 467, [i] blank, sprinkled edges. Old full brown calf archivally restored. Fore-corners and hinges strengthened. Label repositioned as the binder had originally labelled the work upside down. Endapers a little browned, bookplate. A very good and sound copy. Intended as a refutation of Nathaniel Hooke's book An Account of the Conduct of the Dowager Duchess of Marloborougfh, from her First Coming to Court, to the Year 1710 written from the Duchess's dictation. View more info

Inventaires de la Royne Descosse Douairiere de France. Catalogues of the Jewels, Dresses, Furniture, Books and Paintings of Mary Queen of Scots. 1556-1569.

By: [ROBERTSON, Joseph, 1810-1866] editor.

Price: £145.00

Publisher: The Bannatyne Club, Edinburgh: 1863., 0

Seller ID: 3914

Condition: Very Good


Privately printed, being no. 111 for presentation to club members. Large post 4to., 27 cms, pp [iv], cllxviii, 223, [1] blank and with a large fold-out, double leaf, facsimile of the Queen's Testamentary Inventory, smaller facsimiles in text. Uncut, a tall copy. Original grained red cloth skilfully re-backed at some time with original backstrip laid down. Bookplate of David Murray, Edinburgh on upper paste-down. A very good copy of this scarce item. READ (2nd ed.) 5179. View more info

Rotuli Scotiae in Turri Londinensi et in Domo Capitulari Westmonasteriensi Asservati. Vol. I Temporibus Regum Angliæ Edwardi I. Edwardi II. Edwardi III. Vol. II Temporibus Regum Angliæ Ric. II. Hen. IV. V. VI. Ed. IV. RIC. III. HEN VII. VIII.

By: [Rotuli]. Edited by D. Macpherson, J. Caley, and W. Illingworth; with indexes by T. H. Horne..

Price: £590.00

Publisher: Printed by Command of His Majesty King George III. In Pursuance of an Address of The House of Commons of Great Britain: 1814 & 1819., 0

Seller ID: 3356

Condition: Very Good


Printed at London by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan for the Record Commission. Folio. 46 cms, pp [viii], facsimile leaf with transliteration on opposing leaf in modern script, xxxvi, 983, [1] blank and pp [x] leaf of facsimiles, xxvii, [i] blank, 644. Fully indexed. Original grey boards laced on, paper title labels. Joints tender, upper one of volume 1 almost detached, some chipping and loss to paper on backstrips. Text clean. Scarce in this uncut, as issued, state. Preserved in a purpose made clam shell box of heavy millboard covered in grey cloth with red morocco gilt title label. G... View more info

Rotulorum originalium in curia scaccarii abbreviatio ...Volume I - Temporibus Regum Hen. III Ed. I & Ed. II. Volume II - Tempore Regis Edwardi III. Edited by H. Playford and John Caley.

By: [Rotulorum].

Price: £485.00

Publisher: [London]: Printed by Command of His Majesty King George III. Printed by G. Eyre and A. Strahan [colophon]: 1805 & 1810., 0

Seller ID: 3355

Condition: Very Good


Folio, 45 cms, pp [x], fold-out of facsimiles, 423, [1] blank and pp [4], 484, uncut with deckles remaining (edges dusted and with a few small faults not affecting printed area). Signatures a-c² A-5O² and [a]² A-6F². Bound in recent half brown cloth, brown buckram sides. Black morocco letter-pieces, gilt ruled in panels. GROSS 1992. GROSS / GRAVES 3218 'An abstract of the originals, 20 Hen. III Edw. III. They are extracts from chancery rolls sent to the Exchequer for the collection of certain fines'. Upon publication copies were sent out to local institutions and libraries with the... View more info

Mémoires Complets et Authentiques du Duc de Saint-Simon sur le Siècle de Louis XIV et la Régence. Collationnés sur le Manuscrit Original par M. Chéruel et Précédés d'une Notice par M. Sainte-Beuve [1804-1869] de l'Académie Française.

By: [ROUVROY, Louis de Duke de Saint-Simon Vermandois].

Price: £245.00

Publisher: Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie: 1856-1858., 0

Seller ID: 5815

Condition: Good


Demy 8vo., Volume I - pp [ii], lix, [i] blank, introduction, 459; Volume II - pp [ii] half-title leaf, 464 and similar in the other volumes. With fold-out facsimile in volume XX which includes the 'Table Analytique ... ' [index] on pages 109-422. Half brown calf, fore-corners worn, backstrips completely renewed at some time, marbled sides, ruled backstrips with gilt titles over red lettering-pieces, tinted endpapers (lacks lower free endpaper in volume IV). Paper over hinges cracking but still firm on cords. Book labels of Mr A. Holmes, 2, St. George's Place, Hyde Park Corner on paste-down... View more info

Eyn wolgeordent und nützlich buchlin, wie man Bergwerck suchen un finden sol, von allerley Metall, mit seinen figuren, nach gelegenheyt dess gebirgs artlich angezeygt mit enhangendon Berchnamen den anfahanden bergleuten vast dinstlich.

By: [RÜLEIN VON CALW, Ulrich. [1465--1523].

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Colophon: Getruckt zu Worbs bei Peter Schöfern un volendet am funfften tag Aprill. M. D. XVIII. (1505, 1518)1970., 0

Seller ID: 3279

Condition: Very Good


Facsimile reprint of the second edition by the Bergakademie Freiburg. Small foolscap 8vo., pp [48] and with 13 woodcut illustrations and a drop initial. Linen backed paper boards, untitled as issued. David A. Connolly, A research bibliography ... in De re metallica: the uses of metal in the Middle Ages, Bork, R. O. (editor), item B3,1518. See also Thomas Rodd's notes in the Project Gutenberg eBook of Notes & Queries. The first edition was first published in Augsburg 1505. The first scientific work in German concerning mining. A fine copy. View more info

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The Proceedings of a General Court-Martial Held At the Horse-Guards on Friday the 7th, and continued by several Adjournments to Monday the 24th of March 1760; and of A General Court-Martial held at the Horse-Guards on Tuesday the 25th March, and continued by several Adjournmnets to Saturday the 5th April 1760, upon the Trial of Lord George Sackville.

By: [SACKVILLE, Lord George].

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Published by Authority. London: Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand: 1760., 0

Seller ID: 1281

Condition: Very Good


Copy 8vo., pp 224. Contemporary quarter calf, marbled sides (rubbed and worn at joints), letterpiece gilt. Red sprinkled edges. Armorial booklplate of William Constable, F.R.S., F.A.S. The Royal Society register lists a William Constable [1721-1791] as being a fellow from 1775. 'This Court, upon due Consideration of the whole Matter before them, is of Opinion, That Lord George Sackville is Guilty of having dis-obeyed the Orders of Prince Ferdinand of Brunswick, whom he was, by his Commission and Instructions, directed to obey as Commander in Chief, according to the Rules of War: And it is... View more info

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Watford. A Pictorial Record.

By: [SAYELL, Robert].

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Festival of Britain Committe of the Borough of Watford, Watford: 1951., 0

Seller ID: 006495

Condition: Very Good


Large slim 4to., 29 cms., pp xvi, 80 and with a handsome portrait frontispiece of George Villiers, 6th Earl of Clarendon, a map, and many illustrations in sepaia tone.Flush cut in light card covers (rubbed on spine edges), decorated with the borough arms 'Audentior'. A very good copy. "Very long, having but one street" so Watford was described by Daniel Defoe in his Tour (1724-6). View more info

Registrvm Magni Sigilli Regvm Scotorvm in Archivis Pvblicis Asservatvm. A.D. MCCCVI. - A. D. MCCCCCXXIV.

By: [SCOTLAND].

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Printed by Command of His Majesty King George the Third: 1814., 0

Seller ID: 306

Condition: Fine


Large folio, pp xi, [i] table of engravings, [iv] contents, 256, pp 48 indices Nominum et Locorum. Uncut (some deckles browned and with some light sparse foxing). 5 plates of facsimile documents with their original tissue-guards. Modern binders cloth, gilt spine titling. An uncut, tall and unpressed copy. View more info

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A Sermon About the Government of the Thoughts, Preach'd before the King & Queen, At White-Hall, The 4th of March, being the 2d Sunday in Lent, 1693/4. By the Most Reverend Father in God, John Lord Archbishop of York. Publish'd by Their Majesties Especial Command.

By: [SHARP, John, 1645-1714].

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Printed by Tho. Warren, for Walter Kettilby, at the Bishop's Head in St. Paul's Church-Yard: 1694., 0

Seller ID: 3377

Condition: Good


Third edition. 4to., pp 35, [1] blank. Title within simple double-rule border, half-title. Preserved, sewn and nicely presented in modern grey wrappers with title label on upper cover. ESTC R6923. WING S2982 citing the British Museum and Cambridge copies and only the Huntington Library copy in America. JAMES Cat. 3329. First printed in 1682. See also page 213 in A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Library of St. George's Chapel, Windsor by John Callard. Windsor: 1976. 'This learned prelate's discourses are held in high estimation' Lowndes. A collected edition of his sermons was pu... View more info

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An Answer to the Request to Protestants To produce Plain Scriptures directly Au-thorizing these Tenets. Licensed, December 16. 1686.

By: [SHERLOCK, William, 1641?-1707].

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Printed for Tho. Basset, at the George, near St. Dunstan's Church, in Fleetstreet: 1687., 0

Seller ID: 3369

Condition: Good


4to., pp [ii] title & blank, 18. Leaf A4 shaved at head with loss of page numbers but without loss of the text. A little age soiled. Sympathetically sewn into modern stiff wrappers, printed title label. The variant issue with 5 line advertisement at foot of last page. ESTC R16978. WING S3264. Not in Library of Congress. View more info

Image for The Doctrine Of The Trinity And Transubstantiation Compared, As To Scripture, Reason, and Tradition, In A New Dialogue between a Protestant and A Papist. The Second Part.  Wherein the Doctrine of the Trinity is shewed to be agreeable to Scripture and Reason, and Transubstan-tiation repugnant to both.

The Doctrine Of The Trinity And Transubstantiation Compared, As To Scripture, Reason, and Tradition, In A New Dialogue between a Protestant and A Papist. The Second Part. Wherein the Doctrine of the Trinity is shewed to be agreeable to Scripture and Reason, and Transubstan-tiation repugnant to both.

By: [STILLINGFLEET, Edward. 1635-1699, Bishop of Worcester].

Price: £47.00

Publisher: Printed for William Rogers at the Sun in Fleet-Street, over against St. Dunstan's Church: 1687., 0

Seller ID: 3384

Condition: Good


4to., 21 cm x 17 cm. pp [iv] blank (dusted), imprimatur, title within ruled border, blank; 43 with errata, [1] books printed for William Rogers (page dusted). Stab sewn and uncut as issued. A tall copy preserved in purpose made card folder with printed title label on upper flap. There is a an old pencil note on the title-page saying the work is By Dr Sherlock but most authorities attribute this sermon to Edward Stillingfleet. ESTC R210512. McALPIN Collection IV 263 (first part). WING S5588. Not in Library of Congress. View more info

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A Sermon Preached at White-Hall Before the Queen on the Monthly Fast-Day, September 16th 1691. By the Most Reverend Father in God, John Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury.

By: [TILLOTSON, John, 1630-1694].

Price: £35.00

Publisher: 1691

Seller ID: 3368

Condition: Good


Printed for Brabazon Aylmer, at the Three Pidgeons over-against the Royal Exchange; and Will. Rogers, at the Sun over-against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street: 1691. 4to., pp [ii] title & blank, 38, [2] list of Tillotson's works & blank. Title within simple double-rule border. Head margin a little tight to letterpres but without any loss, other two margins are generous. Lacking half-title? A little age dusted. Preserved in stiff wrappers, printed title label. ESTC R232876. WING T1244, WING (2nd ed.) T1244A. Not in Library of Congress. Brabazon Aylmer, died 1707?, bookseller. Wil... View more info