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Lames de Sang. La Vie exemplaire de François Thurot. Corsaire, Capitaine des frégates du Roy. Le Jean Bart de la Bourgogne, le Chevalier d'Assas des armées de la mer.

By: BAILLY, Camille.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Printed at Dijon-Quetigny by Darantiere for the author?, 2000., 0

Seller ID: 5608

Condition: Fine


Elephant 8vo., pp 512 and with a number of illustrations from old engravings, paintings and facsimiles, 8 full-page colour plates, maps & portraits. Full colour portrait glazed boards. A fine copy. 'A French privateer captain, who made a descent upon Carrickfergus in 1760, was born in France, 21st June 1727. His maternal grandfather, Captain O'Farrell, an Irishman, served in the Irish Brigade. Thurot was singularly successful in his operations against British commerce... View more info

Calendar of the State Papers Relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots 1547-1603.

By: BAIN, Joseph (edited by).

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Vol. II. A.D. 1563-1569. H. M. General Register House, Edinburgh:, 1900., 0

Seller ID: 3072

Condition: Good


Thick large royal 8vo., pp xxxvi, [4] corrigenda, blank, secondary title, 842, [2] blank. Original blind stamped buckram neatly rebacked to match, blind ruled and gilt. Bookplate of The Library of the Public Record Office, London. A good sound copy of the original printing. This volume covers the turbulent period of the execution of Pierre de Châtelard, the marriage of Mary to Darnley at Holyrood, the stabbing of David Rizzio, the birth of James VI, Bothwell's trial... View more info

Liber Protocollorum M. Cuthberti Simonis Notarii Publici et Scribæ Capituli Glasguensis A.D. 1499-1513. Also Rental Book of Diocese of Glasgow A.D. 1509-1570.

By: BAIN, Joseph and ROGERS, Rev. Charles.

Price: £68.00

Publisher: Printed for the Grampian Club:, 1875., 0

Seller ID: 5803

Condition: Very Good


Thick medium 8vo., pp 563, [1] blank and with a fine fold-out facsimile of a page of rental book as a frontispiece and pp [iv], 537, [1] blank and with a fold-out facsimile of a page of protocol book. Uncut. Publisher's blue cloth over bevelled boards, black endpapers, titled and ruled in gilt, with gilt device on upper boards as well as blind stamped rules to both boards. Text in English and Latin. Contents: I - Preface. Rental book. Appendix: Translation of Latin ... View more info

The Hamilton Papers. Letters and Papers Illustrating the Political Relations of England and Scotland in the XVIth Century Formerly in the Possession of the Dukes of Hamilton now in The British Museum.

By: BAIN, Joseph.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: H. M. General Register House, Edinburgh:, 1890 & 1892., 0

Seller ID: 3095

Condition: Very Good


Fat large royal 8vo., pp cii, [ii] secondary half-title, 770 and pp xxxvi, 867, [1] blank. Titles printed in red and black. Original blind blocked pebble cloth, neatly rebacked in buckram, gilt titling, new tinted endapers laid-in. A handful of small oval discrete library stamps in page margins. Very good copies of the scarce original printing. Two volumes - volume I 1532-1543, volume II 1543-1590. READ 4926. 'Papers originally in the archives of the Council of th... View more info

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The Edwards in Scotland A.D. 1296-1377. Being the Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1900.

By: BAIN, Joseph.

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: David Douglas:, 1901., 0

Seller ID: 5645

Condition: Very Good


Slim small royal 8vo., pp x, 105, [3] blank. Publisher's dark blue cloth (lightly rubbed at extremities), titled in gilt, endpapers lightly age-browned. A very good copy. From the library of Grant G. Simpson, palaeographer and Scottish historian, with his dated ownership signature on front free endpaper. View more info

Annals of Duddingston and Portobello.

By: BAIRD, William.

Price: £47.00

Publisher: Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh:, 1898., 0

Seller ID: 398

Condition: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. Thick demy 8vo., pp xviii, 509, v index. Coloured map as a frontispiece and many text engravings, top edge gilt others very lightly freckled. Publisher's green cloth (lightly rubbed on extremities, backstrip faded and lightly bubbled in a small area). A very good copy. View more info

Studies of Field Systems in the British Isles.

By: BAKER, Alan R. H. and BUTLIN, Robin A.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press:, 1973., 0

Seller ID: 4489

Condition: Very Good


Stout small royal 8vo., pp [ii] blank, xxvi, 702, [2] blank and with a large number of figures and tables. Publisher's green case lettered in silver, pictorial dustjacket (rubbed on edges). Nicely presented in archival sleeve. A very good copy. 'An enormous amount of research into British field systems has been undertaken by historical geographers, economic historians and others since H. L. Gray's classic work on English Field Systems was published. Detailed local s... View more info

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Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases, with Examples of their Colloquial Use, and Illustrations from Various Authors: to which are added, the Customs of the County.

By: BAKER, Anne Elizabeth.

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London: John Russel Smith. Abel & Sons, and Mark Dorman, Northampton:, 1854., 0

Seller ID: 5679

Condition: Good


Large post 8vo., pp xvi, [ii], 410 & pp [ii] title & a blank, 439, [1]. Issued without half-titles. Six page subscriber's list including the Earl Spencer who took 5 copies. The text of volume I is shaken. Publisher's blind blocked grained cloth (cloth of joints of volume I partly split but intact, lower inner hinge of volume II has endpaper cracking a little but still firm on the mull). Pale lemon endpapers (3.5 cm piece clipped from top edge of front free endpaper)... View more info

The History of the Posts in Halifax Parish.

By: BAKER, Cyril.

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Yorkshire Postal History Society, Halifax and Sheffield:, 1974., 0

Seller ID: 2144

Condition: Good


Large post 4to., pp [x], 141, [3] blank and with 22 full-page illustrations and 2 text illustrations. Printed wrappers. A good copy. Limited edition of only 300 copies. View more info

The Late Medieval Religious Plays of Bodleian MSS Digby 133 and E Museo 160.

By: BAKER, Donald C. MURPHY, John L. and HALL, Louis B., edited By.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Early English Text Society:, 1982., 0

Seller ID: 4948

Condition: Fine


Demy 8vo., pp cviii, [ii], 284, [2] blank with a facsimile as a frontispiece and 2 other plates, and including an extensive glossary at the end. The society's standard light brown cloth titled in gilt on backstrip and upper board with gilt device. A fine copy. Original series, publication no. 283. View more info

The Reports of Sir John Spelman [1594-1643].

By: BAKER, J. H. (edited by).

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Selden Society:, 1977 & 1978., 0

Seller ID: 2415

Condition: Very Good


Crown 4to., pp li, [i] blank, double paged to 238, [1] blank and with a portrait frontispice from a brass at Narborough and 2 other plates and pp 468. The society's blue cloth gilt, very good copies. Two volumes. View more info

Reports of Cases by John Caryll. Part I 1485-1499. Part II 1501-1522.

By: BAKER, J. H. (editor).

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Selden Society, NP [London]:, 1999 & 2000., 0

Seller ID: 3966

Condition: Fine


Crown 4to., 25cms, pp xxv, [i] blank, [i] secondary title, [766] paginated in pairs as 383 and 383 with original Latin text and with commentary and English translations on opposing pages, [5] blank; and pp xxix, [i] blank, [i] secondary title, [698] paginated in pairs as 384 to 732, [i] blank, [2] 'indexes', 735-802. Pale blue top edges. The society's slate blue cloth gilt. Fine, crisp and bright copies. Two volumes. The Selden Society: To encourage the study and a... View more info

Reports of Cases From the Time of King Henry VIII.

By: BAKER, J. H. [Sometime Downing Professor of the Laws of England, Cambridge].

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: Selden Society:, 2003 & 2004., 0

Seller ID: 3967

Condition: Fine


Crown 4to., pp xliv, [i] 'The Reports', [490] paged as 245 & 245 with the original Latin on the versos and opposing pages of commentary with the English translations & pp v, [i] blank, [492-944] with commentaries and translations in the same format as the first volume, [3] blank and corrigenda leaf, 473-547, [1] blank. The society's navy blue cloth gilt. Fine fresh copies, two volumes. View more info

Year Books of Henry VIII. 12-14 Henry VIII 1520-1523.

By: BAKER, J. H. [Sometime Downing Professor of the Laws of England, Cambridge].

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Selden Society:, 2002., 0

Seller ID: 3969

Condition: Fine


Crown 4to., pp xxv, [386] paged as 193 & 193 with Latin original text on the versos with notes and English translations on the rectos, [1] blank, [1] 'tables and indices', 196-225, [3] blank. The society's navy blue cloth gilt. A fine, crisp and bright copy. View more info

The reports of William Dalison 1552-1558.

By: BAKER, Sir John (editor).

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Selden Society:, 2007., 0

Seller ID: 3968

Condition: Fine


Crown 4to., pp xxxix, [i] blank, [i] secondary title, [292] paged as 148 & 148 with Latin originals on versos with notes, and English transations on opposing pages recto, [1] blank, 149 - 170 indexes. The society's navy blue cloth gilt. A fresh, bright copy. View more info

Umanesimo e Università in Toscana (1300-1600). Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Studi (Fiesole-Firenze, 25-26 maggio 2011).

By: BALDASSARRI, Stefano U., RICCIARDELLI, Fabrizio, SPAGNESI, Enrico. (edited by).

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Le Lettere, Florence:, 2012, 0

Seller ID: 5044

Condition: Fine


Demy 8vo., pp 362, [4]. Flush cut in publisher's colour pictorial stiff wrappers. Tiny fault at bottom of backstrip, a fine copy. Proceedings of an international conference held at the Villa Le Balze, the Fiesole campus of Georgetown University and at the Accademia La Colombaria, Florence, 25-26 May 2011. With 2 papers in English and 10 in Italian and includes bibliographical references. Villa Le Balze Studies 2. View more info

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Henry VIIIs Last Love. The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Willoughby, Lady-in-Waiting to the Tudors.

By: BALDWIN, David.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Amberley, Stroud: 2015., 2015

Seller ID: 006267

Condition: Fine


8vo., 23 cms., pp 255, [1] blank and with 64 illustrations, many in colour on art paper and 18 others. Publisher's black case, gilt, colour pictorial dustjacket. A fine, fresh copy. View more info

Paris, 1200.

By: BALDWIN, John W.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: (Éditions Flammarion, department Aubier) Stanford University Press, Stanford:, (2006) 2010., 0

Seller ID: 4056

Condition: Fine


American edition with a new preface. Small royal 8vo., pp [xii], 289, [3] blank and with 31 figures. Includes a good bibliography, notes and index. Publisher's papered boards. A fine copy. View more info

Shakespere's Love's Labor's Won. New Evidence from the Account Books of an Elizabethan Bookseller.

By: BALDWIN, T. W.

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale: 1957., 0

Seller ID: 006058

Condition: Fine


Slim filio, 31 cms., pp viii, [ii] contents & a blank, 42, [2] colophon & a blank. Publisher's black cloth backstrip, titled in gilt, papered sides. Archivally sleeved dustjacket printed in black and green. A fine copy. View more info

Kynge Johan. A Play in Two Parts. Edited by J. Payne Collier, Esq. F.S.A. from the MS. of the author in the Library of His Grace the Duke of Devonshire.

By: BALE, John.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Printed for the Camden Society by John Bowyer Nichols:, 1838., 0

Seller ID: 5483

Condition: Good


Slim small post 4to., 23 cms., pp xiv, [ii], 110, [2], uncut. The society's original decorative cloth, large blind-stamped decoration on boards, gilt title on backstrip (cloth damp marked and lightly chipped on spine)), internally a clean sound copy. Preserved and nicely presented by the previous owner in custom made dustjacket with printed title label and preserved in an archival sleeve. Nichols page 2. MILNE C 2. View more info