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

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 without half-title. ESTC T80835. "Mr. Barrington, in his Observations, has contributed very much to the elucidation of th... View more info

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The Court Book of The Barony of Urie in Kincardineshire 1604-1747.

By: BARRON, Douglas Gordon. Edited from the Original Manuscript with Notes and Introduction.

Price: £39.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Printed at the University Press by T. and A. Constable for the Scottish History Society: 1892., 0

Seller ID: 006516

Condition: Very Good


Medium 8vo., pp lvii, [iii] blank, 208, 16 list of subscribers, [8] report, [2] blank, [4]. With a tissue-guarded steel engraving of The Old House of Urie as a frontispiece and 2 coloured maps. A little scattered light foxing, a very good copy in the original gilt cloth with gilt badge to upper board. 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 Middle English secular poetry; the use of patristic models by English mystics; and essays on English and Continental women's 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

The Rhetoric of Courtship in Elizabethan Language and Literature.

By: BATES, Catherine.

Price: £33.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge:, 1992., 0

Seller ID: 4728

Condition: Fine


Small royal 8vo., pp [xii], 236, [8] blank with 2 illustrations. Publisher's green case gilt. Glossy portrait dustjacket of Elizabeth I, c. 1559 from a painting in the National Portrait Gallery by an unknown artist. A fine, bright copy. View more info

Miscellany of The Scottish History Society (Second Volume). Miscellany of the Scottish History Society (Second volume) The Scottish King's Household, 14th cent. The Scottish Nation in Orleans University, 1336-1538. The French Garrison at Dunbar, 1553. De Antiquitate Religionis apud Scotos, 1594. Apology for Wm. Maitland of Lethington, 1610. Letters of Bishop George Graeme, 1602-38. A Scottish Journie, 1641. Duke of Hamilton's Expedition to England, 1648. Burnet-Leighton papers, 1648-168- . Papers of Robt. Erskine, Physician to the Czar, 1677-1720. Will of the Duchess of Albany, 1789.

By: BATESON, Mary; KIRKPATRICK, John et al. (edited by).

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Printed at the University Press by T. and A. Constable for the Scottish History Society: 1904., 0

Seller ID: 006555

Condition: Good


Thick medium 8vp., 23 cms., pp vii, [i] blank, 472; 16, 8, [2] blank, report and society publications. With 5 plates. The society's indigo cloth (rubbed at extremities), lettered with the society's emblem on upper board, gilt. A good sound copy of the original printing. From the library of the distinguished Scottish historian Grant Simpson with his manuscript ownership inscription on upper paste-down. View more info

Copiale Prioratus Sanctiandree. The Letter-Book of James Haldenstone Prior of St. Andrews (1418-1443). Transcribed and Edited, with an Appendix of Documents illustrating Scottish History from 1378 to 1450.

By: BAXTER, James Houston.

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press for St. Andrews University:, 1930., 0

Seller ID: 5230

Condition: Fine


Thick Demy 8vo., pp lxiii, [i] blank, 527, [1] imprint (recto and verso of end leaves browned). With a folding facsimile as a frontispiece. Publisher's deep blue grained cloth, titled in gilt. A fine copy. St. Andrews University Publications, No. XXXI. View more info

Forgotten Wars. Freedom and Revolution in Southeast Asia.

By: BAYLY, Christopher and HARPER, Tim.

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts: 2007., 0

Seller ID: 006096

Condition: Fine


Small royal 8vo., 24 cms., pp xxx, 674 and with 34 illustrations and 5 maps. Publisher's case, black backstrip lttered in silver, scarlet sides and endpapers. A fine copy in unclipped jacket. A paperback reprint was issued in 2010. View more info

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Historical Sketch of Rickmansworth and the Surrounding Parishes.

By: BAYNE, Rev. R.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Printed by Watson & Hazell, London and Aylesbury: 1870., 1870

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006435

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small 8vo., 19 cms., pp vi, 127, [1] blank. With 6 mounted photographs by H. V. Lemenager, Photographer, Bushey. The photographs of Glen-Chess and The Grove are lacking in this copy. Publisher's green cloth over bevelled boards, ruled in blind and black with gilt title within decorative gilt frame, gilt spine title. Cloth is patchily damp faded and there is a narrow stain at sewn edge of the gutter margins on a few pages. All round a very good copy of this rather scarce item. The first forty pages cover Rickmansworth itself and then there are chapters on: Watford, Bushey,... View more info

A Literal Extension and Translation of the Portion of Domesday Book relating to Cheshire and Lancashire, and to parts of Flintshire and Denbighshire; with an Introduction and Notes.

By: BEAMONT, William.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Chester: Minshull & Hughes:, 1882., 0

Seller ID: 1707

Condition: Very Good


Folio, 37 cms, pp xxxi, [i] blank, 89, [1] blank, [3] index, [1] blank, red edges. Publisher's blind stamped cloth gilt skilfully rebacked to match, fore-corners strengthened. A very good copy. View more info

The Work of Christopher Wren.

By: BEARD, Geoffrey. Illustated by Anthony Kersting.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bartholomew, Edinburgh:, 1982., 0

Seller ID: 1340

Condition: Fine


Imperial 8vo., pp 240 and with 207 illustrations, double-page map & double-page plan. Case gilt in pictorial dustjacket (a little cockled on upper lower edge). A fine, fresh copy in a good jacket. View more info

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Catalogue of The Renowned Collection of Western Manuscripts the Property of A. Chester Beatty, Esq. The First Portion.

By: BEATTY, A. Chester.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Sotheby and Co., 1932., 1932

Seller ID: 006441

Condition: Fine


4to., 28.5 cms., pp viii, 61, [1] colophon. Top edges gilt, others uncut. With full-page and pull-out plates in colour and tone. A handsome copy in quarter crimson morocco with raised bands, cloth sides, backstrip lettered in brown. Endpapers freckled, turns-in offset and to free endpapers. A handsome copy. View more info

Image for The Account Book of the Giles Geast Charity, Tewkesbury 1558-1891.

The Account Book of the Giles Geast Charity, Tewkesbury 1558-1891.

By: BEAVER, Daniel C. (edited by).

Price: £22.00

Publisher: The Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, NP: 2017., 0

Seller ID: 006485

Condition: Fine


Large 8vo., 25 cms., pp lvi, [i[ blank, 476, [2] blank. Illustrated in colour and tone. Publisher's black case, titled in gilt, pale lilac endpapers. A fresh and bright copy in glossy pictorial dustjacket. Gloucestershire Record Series Volume 31. View more info

Scotland's Native Horse. Its History, Breeding and Survival.

By: BECK, Robert.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: G. C. Book Publishers, Wigtown:, 1992., 0

Seller ID: 3603

Condition: Fine


Demy 8vo., pp [viii], 203, [2] publisher's notices, [11] blank and with a number of plates & figures. Publisher's pictorial glazed boards. The work is in two parts, part I: The History of Our Native Pony and part II: The Horses of the Pictish Monuments, which are illustrated. A fine fresh copy. View more info

Image for John Constable's Correspondence.  The Family at East Bergholt 1807-1837.

John Constable's Correspondence. The Family at East Bergholt 1807-1837.

By: BECKETT, R. B. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office:, 1962., 0

Seller ID: 5257

Condition: Very Good


Royal 8vo., pp v, [i] blank, 337, [1] blank. With a map and 4 plates of portraits. Publisher's scarlet cloth lettered in gilt. Cloth a trifle rubbed at tail edges. Printed blue cartridge jacket (a little browned), in plastic cover. A very good copy. Historical Manuscripts Commission. JP 3. View more info

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Burghley. Tudor Statesman 1520-1598.

By: BECKINGSALE, B. W.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1967., 1967

Seller ID: 006242

Condition: Near Fine


8vo., 22 cms., pp x, 340, [2] and with a portrait frontispiece and 16 other plates. Publisher's indigo cloth, lettered in silver. Pictirla dustjacket (rubbed a little). A near finr copy. View more info

The Early Works of Thomas Becon, S.T.P. Chaplain to Archbishop Cranmer, Prebendary of Canterbury, &c. Being the Treatises Published by Him in the Reign of King Henry VIII: Prayers and Other Pieces: The Catechism of Thomas Becon ... With other pieces written by him in the Reign of King Edward the Sixth.

By: BECON, Thomas. Edited by the Rev. John Ayre.

Price: £185.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Printed at The University Press. Edited for The Parker Society:, 1843 & 1844., 0

Seller ID: 3302

Condition: Very Good


Large royal 8vo., pp xix, [1] errata, 500, [2] blank; pp [x], 644, [2] black and pp [x], 671, [1] blank, uncut and partly unopened. Publisher's heavily blind stamped cloth with gilt armorials to upper covers and gilt spine titles. Slightly frayed at heads of backstrips, a few other small age faults. A very good set in the original cloth. Three volumes. READ (1st ed.) 1257a. READ (2nd ed.) 1710 'Chiefly valuable for light on social conditions.' LEVINE 1569, 1570 & 1571. The original printing has become scarce. View more info