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Trade, plunder and settlement. Maritime enterprise and the genesis of the British Empire, 1480-1630.

By: ANDREWS, Kenneth R.

Price: £39.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, London [etc]:, 1984., 0

Seller ID: 3690

Condition: Very Good


Small royal 8vo., pp ix, [i] blank, 394, [x] blank and with 6 figures. Black case gilt in sleeved decorative dustjacket by Ken Farnhill incorporating the world map from Hakluyt Principal Navigations (1598-1600). A very good copy. View more info

Trade, plunder and settlement. Maritime enterprise and the genesis of the British Empire, 1480-1630.

By: ANDREWS, Kenneth R.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge:, 1884., 0

Seller ID: 3766

Condition: Very Good


Small royal 8vo., pp ix, [i] blank, 394, [10] blank and with 6 figures, and including an extensive bibliography. From the library of a leading professional historian with his odd pencil note. The press's black case gilt in decorative dustjacket featuring the world map from Hakluyt, Principal Navigations (1598-1600). A very good copy. View more info

Bygone Punishments.

By: ANDREWS, William.

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Philip Allan:, 1931., 0

Seller ID: 904

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Thick demy 8vo., pp ix, [i] blank, 292 with text vignettes. Publisher's cloth gilt (a trifle rubbed at extremities, advertisements pasted onto upper and lower paste-downs). A very good copy. Originally published in 1899. See GROSS 2964. View more info

The Orygynale Cronykil Of Scotland.

By: ANDROW OF WYNTOUN. Edited by David Laing.

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas and later William Paterson: 1872 & 1879., 0

Seller ID: 005955

Condition: Good


Thick medium 8vo., Volume I - pp xlviii, 402 (first handful and last leaf lightly foxed), and with a facsimile of the title-page of the 1795 edition as well as a facsimile of manuscripts. Volume II - pp [viii], 507, [1] blank (a little light foxing on first and last few leaves. Volume | III - pp xlix, [iii], 439, [1] blank and with full-page facsimiles from old documents. Titles printed in red and black. Uncut edges. Publisher's bottle green cloth (a little rubbed a... View more info

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The Present Conjuncture: In A Dialogue Between A Church-Man And A Dissenter.

By: ANON.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Printed, and are to be Sold by Randal Taylor, in Amen-Corner:, 1689., 0

Seller ID: 3382

Condition: Good


4to., 192 mm x 149 mm. pp 8. Lower margin shaved with loss of a catchword and part of a second. Late wrappers, title label. ESTC R7123. WING (2nd ed.) P 3239. JAMES 2932 (Lampeter Special Collections). Not in Library of Congress. View more info

Image for Phragellion.  An Essay Against Simony. Tending to shew the Impiety and deserved Punishment Of those who make The House of God an House of Merchandice.  Imprimatur.  Sept. 28. 1694. Ra. Barker.

Phragellion. An Essay Against Simony. Tending to shew the Impiety and deserved Punishment Of those who make The House of God an House of Merchandice. Imprimatur. Sept. 28. 1694. Ra. Barker.

By: ANON.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Printed for R. Clavel, at the Peacock in St. Paul's Church-Yard:, 1694., 0

Seller ID: 3388

Condition: Good


The first word of the title is in Greek characters. 4to., 22.2 cm x 16.7 cm. pp 32, title within ruled border. Stab sewn and uncut as issued, a tall copy. Recto of upper leaf and verso of lower leaf soiled, some browning. Well presented in a purpose made folder of grey card, printed title label on upper flap. ESTC R220522. WING P2137, citing the British Museum copy. Not in Library of Congress. Robert Clavel, bookseller, died 1711. View more info

On an Anglo-saxon Fibula in the Museum of the Society.

By: ANON.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Printed by Nichols & Sons for the Society of Antiquaries of London:, 1867., 0

Seller ID: 5926

Condition: Good


Extract from Archaeologia, volume XLI, appendix. Small royal 4to., 30 cms, pp 479-481 (2 half lines of text offset from printing) and with a full-page lithograph (lightly spotted). Drop title. Sewn in hand-marbled wrappers with contrasting printed title label to upper cover. A good copy. View more info

The 'Missing' Term Catalogue. A facsimile of the Term Catalogue for Michaelmas Term 1695 with a list of identified books.

By: ANON.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford Bibliographical Society, Oxford: 1987., 0

Seller ID: 006044

Condition: Fine


Occasional Publication No. 20. Large post 4to., 25 cms., pp vi, 7 the facsimile, [1] blank, and with double-page fold-out facsimiles numbered 8-20. Flush cut in red light card covers, printed title. Fine copy. A facsimile of catalogue no. 58 which could not be located for the 1903 reprint edition by Edward Arber: Term Catalogues, 1668-1709 A.D. View more info

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A Sketch of French Politicks: Deduced from History and Modern Facts. Recommended to the serious Perusal of such as have the Religion, Trade, and Prosper-ity of this nation, and the Liberty of Europe, sincerely at Heart. By a True Briton.

By: ANON.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London: Printed for and Sold by J. Wilford, at the Three Fleur de Lis, behind the Chapter House in St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1735., 1735

Seller ID: 006406

Condition: Near Fine


First (and only?) edition. 8vo. in fours, 19cms., pp [ii] title-page and a blank, 72. Priced 1s. With 3 line errata at end. A near fine copy in modern light card covers with printed title label. John Wilford was a publisher and bookseller and active between 1723 and 1742. Ashby Tracts, Vol. 35, Art.6 in A Catalogue of the Library of The London Institution. Vol. II. The Tracts and Pamphlets. 1840, not published. View more info

The Seminary Priests. A Dictionary of the Secular Clergy of England and Wales 1558 - 1850. Volume I Elizabethan 1558 - 1603.

By: ANSTRUTHER, Godfrey.

Price: £21.00

Publisher: St Edmund's College, Ware and Ushaw College, Durham:, [1968]., 0

Seller ID: 1359

Condition: Fine


Medium 8vo., pp xxvi, 422 with a portrait frontispiece of Cardinal William Allen and 12 other plates. Scarlet cloth gilt in printed dustjacket. A fine copy. View more info

Trois Figures de la Renaissance. Pierre Arétin, Guichardin, Benvenuto Cellini.

By: ANTONIADE, C.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Desclée de Brouwer, Paris:, 1937., 0

Seller ID: 525

Condition: Fine


Large post 8vo., pp 333, [3], uncut, and with 3 portrait plates. Publisher's pictorial wrappers (lightly browned), a fine copy. One of only 160 copies printed on 'Papier de Hollande Van Gelder en Zonen', this copy being no. 130. Author's autograph presentation inscription on front free endpaper A Edmundo de la Fuente hommage très amical de son collègue C. Antoniade Paris. Juillet 1937. View more info

Ancient Monuments and their Interpretation. Essays Presented to A. J. Taylor.

By: APTED, M. R., GILYARD-BEER, R. and SAUNDERS, A. D.

Price: £21.00

Publisher: Phillimore, London and Chichester:, 1977., 0

Seller ID: 3640

Condition: Very Good


Crown 4to., pp xix, [i] blank, 371, [1] blank and including a bibliography of Dr Taylor's works. With a portrait frontispiece, 32 other plates and a number of figures. Publisher's case gilt in unclipped dustjacket. A very good copy. 'Arnold Taylor retired as Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments in 1972 and on the occasion of his farewell dinner his colleagues in the Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments announced their intention of publishing a volume of essays about Anc... View more info

Religion, Politics, and Society in Sixteenth-Century England.

By: ARCHER, Ian W., edited by, with Simon Adams, G. W. Bernard, Mark Greengrass, Paul E. J. Hammer and Fiona Kisby.

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press for the Royal Historical Society:, 2003., 0

Seller ID: 2466

Condition: Fine


Demy 8vo., pp xi, [i] blank, 282. The society's claret coloured case gilt. A fine fresh copy in pictorial dustjacket. Camden Fifth Series Volume 22. View more info

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The Intellectual and Cultural World of the Early Modern Inns of Court.

By: ARCHER, Jayne Elisabeth; GOLDRING, Elizabeth and KNIGHT, Sarah. Edited by.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press, Manchester:, 2011., 0

Seller ID: 5337

Condition: As New


Small royal 8vo., pp xvi, [ii] 'abbreviations' & a blank, 334 and with a map of the Inss of Court and environs, c. 1600, 4 plates and 30 figures. Publisher's maroon case, spine lettered in gilt. A fresh and bright copy in colour pictorial dustjacket. 'This is a collection of essays on an important but overlooked aspect of early modern English life: the artistic and intellectual patronage of the Inns of Court and their influence on religion, politics, education, rhetor... View more info

Fools and Jesters: With a Reprint of Robert Armin's Nest of Ninnies [1608].

By: ARMIN, Robert.

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Printed for the Shakespeare Society:, 1842., 0

Seller ID: 5513

Condition: Good


Slim medium 8vo., pp xx, 67, [1] blank, uncut and partly unopened. The society's blind stamped grained cloth with armorials, gilt title on backstrip. Upper joint splitting a little but firm, extremities a little worn. A good copy. Introduction by John Payne Collier,1789-1883. View more info

Sir Walter Ralegh, An Annotated Bibliography.

By: ARMITAGE, Christopher M. (compiled by).

Price: £16.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill & London:, 1987., 0

Seller ID: 2832

Condition: Fine


Small royal 8vo., pp [ii] blank, xiii, [iii] blank and secondary title leaf, 236, [2] blank. Publisher's grey cloth lettered in white, sleeved portrait dustjacket. A fine copy. View more info

The Middle English Genesis and Exodus. Re-edited from MS. C.C.C.C. 444 with Introduction, Notes and Glossary.

By: ARNGART, Olof.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: C. W. K. Gleerup, Lund:, 1968., 0

Seller ID: 4403

Condition: Very Good


Small royal 8vo., pp 277, [3] blank and with 2 facsimiles as a double-sided frontispiece. Issued uncut and without half-title. Publisher's printed grey wrappers, backstrip browned a little, a very good copy. From the library of the scholar of Old English, Professor Roy Leslie, and with his ownership signature on inside of upper wrapper. Original purchase invoice to Leslie when he was at the University of VIctoria, B.C. is loosely inserted. Lund Studies in English. ... View more info

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Katalog der Bibliothek Otto Schäfer Schweinfurt. Teil I Drucke, Manuskripte und Einbände Des 15. Jahhunderts.

By: ARNIM, Manfred von (bearbeitet von) [arranged by].

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Dr. Ernst Hausweddell & Co., Stuttgart., Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas and later William Paterson: 1872 & 1879.: 1984

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006378

Condition: Fine


4to., 29.5 cms., pp 417, [1] blank, [1] publisher's details, [1] blank and pp [vi], 427-814, [1] publisher's details, [1] blank. Illustrated with facsimiles in colour and half-tone. Publisher's indigo cloth titled and decorated in gilt. Publisher's plain card slipcase. Fine copies, two volumes. German text. The catalogue describes some 374 incunables, 6 woodcuts and 7 blockbooks. A presentation copy to John Rowlands from Otto Schäfer, with his manuscript inscript... View more info

William Henry Fox Talbot. Pioneer of photography and man of science.

By: ARNOLD, H. J. P.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Hutchinson Benham:, 1977., 0

Seller ID: 5197

Condition: Fine


Crown 4to., 26 cms., pp 383, [1] blank. With a portrait frontispiece from a Daguerreotype and 99 other illustrations, a number of which are in colour. Publisher's cream cloth, spine titled in gilt. Pictorial dustjacket (faded slightly on backstrip area). A fine copy. View more info

Dean John Colet of St. Paul's. Humanism and Reform in Early Tudor England.

By: ARNOLD, Jonathan.

Price: £39.00

Publisher: I. B. Tauris:, 2007., 0

Seller ID: 4885

Condition: Fine


Super royal 8vo., [viii], 260, [4] blank. Publisher's plum coloured case lettered in silver. Portrait glossy dustjacket from the coloured chalks, pen and ink drawing by Hans Holbein the Younger in The Royal Collection. A fresh, bright copy. 'This is an important and original biography of John Colet, the leading humanist theologian in early Tudor England and the founder of St Paul's School in London. Taken at face value, the facts of John Colet's life, spanning the l... View more info