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Street and Place Names in Watford.

By: BALL, Alan W.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Watford Borough Council, Watford: 1973., 0

Seller ID: 006467

Condition: Fine


Large 8vo., 24 cms, pp 104 and with a frontispiece sketch map of Watford from 1798 terrier and 16 other illustrations. Original yellow-brown case lettered in gilt and with the borough arms on upper board. A fine copy of the hardback edition in slightly rubbed decorative jacket. View more info

William Caslon 1693-1766. The ancestry, life and connections of England's foremost letter-engraver and type-founder.

By: BALL, Johnson.

Price: £33.00

Publisher: Kineton: The Roundwood Press:, 1973., 0

Seller ID: 2775

Condition: Fine


Thick small royal 8vo., pp xxviii, 494, [2] blank and with 68 plates as well as 2 fold-out plates of type specimens, 14 text figures and pedigrees on 11 charts. Publisher's case gilt in sleeved dustjacket (neatly price clipped, 2 small edge tears). A fine copy. View more info

The Paris of Henry IV. Architecture and Urbanism.

By: BALLON, Hilary.

Price: £34.00

Publisher: The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts for The Architectural History Foundation, New York:, 1991., 0

Seller ID: 4584

Condition: Fine


Large royal 8vo., pp x, 378, [4] blank. With a frontispiece and 174 other illustrations depicting drawings, plans, maps, medals and views. Publisher's red bookcloth, spine title in gilt, pictorial dustjacket. A fine copy of a well presented book. View more info

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The Cambridge University Press Collection of Private Press Types. Kelmscott Ashendene Eragny Cranach.

By: BALSTON, Thomas.

Price: £98.00

Publisher: Christmas Printed by the University Printer for His Friends, Cambridge: 1951., 0

Seller ID: 006156

Condition: Near Fine


Crown 4to., 25.5 cms., pp ix, [i] blank, 45, [3] colophon & 2 blanks, title-page printed in red and black, and with 15 illustrations in collotype by The Chiswick Press. Publisher's olive green cloth (faded on backstrip and a little over onto front board), lettered in gilt. A nice clean copy in custom made dustjacket of hand marbled paper with printed title label, and preserved in an archival sleeve. Only 350 copies were printed of this handsome gift book for private c... View more info

The Jamestown Voyages Under the First Charter 1606-1609. Documents relating to the foundation of Jamestown and the history of the Jamestown colony up to the departure of Captain John Smith, last president of the council in Virginia under the first charter, early in October, 1609.

By: BARBOUR, Philip L.

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Cambridge, at the University Press for the Hakluyt Society:, 1969., 0

Seller ID: 1773

Condition: Fine


Demy 8vo., pp xxviii, 247, [1] blank and pp viii, 249-524, [4] blank. With a frontispiece and 7 other illustrations and maps. The society's sky blue cloth, blind ruled and decorated and lettered in gilt. Printed cartridge dustjackets (faded a little on backstrip areas). A fine copy. Two volumes. Published as nos. CXXXVI and CXXXVII, Second Series. View more info

Curious Myths of the Middle Ages.

By: BARING-GOULD, S.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Rivingtons:, 1888., 0

Seller ID: 2729

Condition: Good


New edition. Crown 8vo., pp [viii], 660, [2] uncut (spotted a little on fore-edge), and with illustrations. Publisher's holly green cloth, decorated in gilt and black, a little rubbed on extremities, upper inner hinge endpaper tender exposing part of the mull. Generally a sound copy. View more info

The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning 1478-1978. An Illustrated History.

By: BARKER, Nicholas.

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Oxford. At the Clarendon Press:, 1978., 0

Seller ID: 3094

Condition: Near Fine


A4 format, pp xiii, 69, [1] blank, [2] 'plates' and with over 330 illustrations at end. Slate blue cloth gilt (small bruise on backstrip), pictorial dustjacket. A near fine copy of a handsome production. View more info

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Tournaments. Jousts, Chivalry and Pageants in the Middle Ages.

By: BARKER, Richard & BARKER, Juliet.

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Boydell Press, Woodbridge: 1989, 1989

Seller ID: 006223

Condition: Fine


Large 4to., 32 cms., pp [vi], 225, [1] blank. Beautifully illustrated with double-page and full-page colour illustrations and many half tone illustrations. Publisher's reddish-orange case, spine lettered in gilt, colour pictorial upper endpapers, pictorial lower endpapers tone, full colour glossy dustjacket. A handsome production. A fine copy of the hardback edition. View more info

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A History of London Transport. Passenger Travel and the Development of the Metropolis.

By: BARKER, T. C. and ROBBINS, Michael.

Price: £68.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin:, 1963 & 1974., 0

Seller ID: 5576

Condition: Fine


Thick royal 8vo. Volume I - The Nineteenth Century, pp xxxii, 412, [4] and with a frontispiece, 118 other illustrations and 11 maps. Red top edges. Publisher's crimson case, titled in gilt. Neatly placed, small ownership stamp of a private individual on front free endpaper, head of title and on first of the end blanks. A near fine copy. Volume II - The Twentieth Century to 1970. pp xx, 554. Red top edges. With a colour portrait frontispiece of Lord Ashfield, 159... View more info

The English Farmhouse and Cottage.

By: BARLEY, M. W.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul:, (1961)1976., 0

Seller ID: 3628

Condition: Fine


Reprint. Small royal 8vo., pp xxi, [i] blank, 297, [1] blank and with 24 plates, 38 figures & 8 tables. Publisher's case gilt in sleeved pictorial dustjacket. A fine copy. View more info

Durham Jurisdictional Peculiars.

By: BARLOW, Frank.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:, 1950., 0

Seller ID: 5021

Condition: Very Good


Medium 8vo., pp xviii, [6] including 2 full-page maps, 164. Publisher's crimson cloth (faded on backstrip), gilt title. A very good copy. From the library of the Scottish historian Grant G. Simpson with his handsome bookplate on front paste-down. Three jurisdictions belonging to Durham Cathedral Priory in various dioceses. View more info

Stone Circles of the Peak. A search for natural harmony.

By: BARNATT, John.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Turnstone Books:, 1978., 0

Seller ID: 3614

Condition: Very Good


Demy 8vo., pp 208 and with 113 figures of drawings, plans & maps. Publisher's case gilt in pictorial dustjacket, unclipped and sleeved. A very good copy. 'This is a guide book with a difference ... Thirty-six circles are fully described and there are seven tours ... which take the visitor to the various circle groups'. View more info

Man and the Changing Landscape. A study of Occupation and Palaeo Environment in the Central Pennines.

By: BARNES, Bernard. Joan J. Taylor, editor.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Merseyside County Museums | University of Liverpool Department of Prehistoric Archaeology, Liverpool:, 1982., 0

Seller ID: 4503

Condition: Fine


A4 format, pp 144 and with 3 tables and 36 figures. Flush cut in ochre coloured stiff wrappers, printed in brown and red. A fine copy. Work Notes 3. View more info

A Medieval Miscellany for Doris Mary Stenton.

By: BARNES, Patricia; SLADE, C. F. General Editors.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London: Printed for the Pipe Roll Society by J. W. Ruddock: Lincoln:, 1962., 0

Seller ID: 5807

Condition: Fine


Thick royal 8vo., 25 cms., pp xii, [11] preface & a blank, 345, [3] and with a portrait frontispiece by Gilbert Adams and 23 other plates. Publisher's green cloth, blind ruled, gilt arms on upper board, gilt spine title within gilt borders. Black endpapers. The backstrip is a little faded. A fine copy. Published as volume LXXVI, New Series - Volume XXXVI. For the year 1960. The Anstey case, edited by Patricia M. Barnes. Some charters of the Earls of Chester, edit... View more info

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From Petrarch to Leonardo Bruni. Studies in Humanistic and Political Literarure.

By: BARON, Hans.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Newberry Library, Chicago & London: 1968., 1968

Seller ID: 006201

Condition: Near Fine


8vo., 21.5 cms., pp vii, [i] blank, 269, [9] blank. Publisher's red-brown cloth (lightly rubbed at top and tail of backstrip & on upper joint), lettered in gilt. A near fine copy. View more info

On a Hoard of Gold Nobles found at Bremeridge Farm, Westbury, Wilts.

By: BARON, Rev. John.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries:, 1882., 0

Seller ID: 5837

Condition: Fine


Extract from Archaeologia. Small royal 4to., 30 cms, pp 137-156 and with a plate depicting gold nobles of England, Scotland and Burgundy. Drop title. Sewn in tinted wrappers with contrasting printed title label to upper cover. A fine, fresh copy. View more info

Observations on the More Ancient Statutes, From Magna Charta to The Twenty-First of James I. Cap. XXVIII. With an Appendix, being a Proposal for New Modelling the Statutes.

By: BARRINGTON, Daines.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Printed by W, Bowyer and J. Nichols: and sold by S. Baker, at Horace's Head, in Fleet-Street:, 1769., 0

Seller ID: 3737

Condition: Good


Third edition, with considerable additions. Large post 4to., 27 cms, pp xii, 516. Old full brown calf (worn on fore-corners), professionally rebacked recently with scarlet letter-piece gilt, blind ruled compartments to backstrip. With an early neat signature of J Campbell Lin: Inn at outer top margin of title-page and an old, and rather faint, circular stamp of Doncaster Borough Free Library 1869 just below and touching one letter of the title. Apparently issued wit... View more info

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Vox Mystica. Essays on medieval Mysticism in Honor of Professor Valerie M. Lagorio.

By: BARTLETT, Anne Clark (edited by) With Thomas H. Bestul, Janet GOEBEL, and William F. Pollard.

Price: £27.00

Publisher: D. S. Brewer, Woodbridge:, 1995., 0

Seller ID: 5726

Condition: Fine


Small royal 8vo., pp xiv, 235, [5] and with a portrait frontispiece. Publisher's deep grey case, titled in silver over blue panel on upper board, gilt spine title. A fine, bright copy. 'This volume celebrates the distinguished career of Professor Valerie Lagorio, formerly of the Department of English, Iowa University, whose scholarship has been enormously influential in the study of mediaeval mysticism. The studies cover a wide range of topics: mystical discourse in M... View more info

Trial by Fire and Water. The Medieval Judicial Ordeal.

By: BARTLETT, Robert.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford:, 1986., 0

Seller ID: 4058

Condition: Fine


Demy 8vo., pp [x], 182 and with 3 maps & a figure. Publisher's navy blue case, gilt spine title, sky blue endpapers. Publisher's glossy pictorial dustjacket, with spine area faded, otherwise a fine copy. View more info

Parish Fraternity Register. Fraternity of the Holy Trinity and SS. Fabian and Sebastian in the Parish of St. Botolph without Aldersgate.

By: BASING, Patricia (edited by).

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London Record Society:, 1982., 0

Seller ID: 2274

Condition: Fine


Royal 8vo., pp xxix, [i] blank, 112, [2] blank. The society's blue cloth gilt, published without jacket. A fine copy. View more info