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The Story of an Ancient Parish Breage with Germoe, H R Coulthard
121 H R Coulthard The Story of an Ancient Parish Breage with Germoe
Cornwall The Camborne Printing and Stationary Company Ltd 1913 First Edition First Printing Gold Embossed Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches Inscribed By Author
Very informative book on this area of Cornwall, 154 pages plus 8 page index in bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly worn to edges and very small bumps to corners. On front endpaper just readable is "With the author's best wishes Xmas 1914" unfortunately not signed but still in author's own hand. Overall a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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The Natural History of Dogs Volume 2, HAMILTON SMITH, CHARLES and JARDINE, SIR WILLIAM
122 HAMILTON SMITH, CHARLES and JARDINE, SIR WILLIAM The Natural History of Dogs Volume 2
London W H Lizars 1840 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 4 Inches 
Volume X of the Naturalist's library Mammalia dogs volume 2, contains 301 pages of text in clean condition very lightly browned to extreme edges of pages, 36 hand coloured illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little worn to corners and edges, tiny splits to top and bottom of spine, some browning to spine and edges of boards. Thoughh not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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A Selection from Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, Hans Andersen
123 Hans Andersen A Selection from Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales
London Siegle Hill and Co Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 5 x 4 Inches Gilbert James 
Fom the Langham series for children, not dated looks early 1900s Contains 63 pages in overall clean condition just a few occasional light marks. Binding is holding but there is stretching to the string binding causing a little looseness. Many single colour and b/w illustrations,all present , NO dustwrapper., outer boards are bright with light rubbing to edges. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Londion Passed and Passing Being a Pictorial Record of Destroyed and Threatened Buildings, Hanslip Fletcher
124 Hanslip Fletcher Londion Passed and Passing Being a Pictorial Record of Destroyed and Threatened Buildings
London Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd 1908 First Edition Gold Embossed Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 9 Inches Hanslip Fletcher 
Excellent book on old buidings of London, 240 pages in overall clean condition but with some light to medium foxing throughout, many B/w illustrations, all present as listed, plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little marked and darkened in places., bookplate of Arthur Waugh on inside front board. HEAVY BOOK 1.6 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.Overall a pleasing example of this record of buildings gone from London SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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Great Men, Harold Begbie
125 Harold Begbie Great Men
London Grant Richards 1901 Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 8 Inches F. Carruthers Gould 
Excellent book containing 24 full page colour caricatures of famous men of the period depicted as characters from history and literature. 51 pages in bright clean condition just the very occasionalsmall mark, illustrations,all present as called for plus full page humorous verse opposite each illustration, NO dustwrapper,illustrated boards are a little worn to corners and edges few light marks to boards, tiny split, inch long to front of red cloth spine which is lightly faded. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 23.00 GBP
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The house of Harrison; being an account of the family and firm of Harrison and sons, printers to the King, Harrison and Sons
126 Harrison and Sons The house of Harrison; being an account of the family and firm of Harrison and sons, printers to the King
London Harrison and Sons 1914 Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 8 Inches 
Very informative history of the printing firm Harrisons of Pall Mall London, dated 1914 not sure if firtst printing or not. 119 pages in very bright clean condition, rough cut on two sides, many B/w illustrations , all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little worn to corners and edges with a few marks, lettering on spine and front in black. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.95 GBP
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La Nature Revue Des Scienceset De Leurs Applicatios Aux Arts at a  L'Industrie, Henri De Parville
127 Henri De Parville La Nature Revue Des Scienceset De Leurs Applicatios Aux Arts at a L'Industrie
Paris Libraires De L'Academie De Medicine 1901 Reprint Gold Decorated Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 7 Inches 
A revue of all aspects of sciences and their applications in industry, TEXT IN FRENCH, 546 pages in bright clean condition just light browning to edges of last 108 pages due to a lower quality paper used from main part of book, all ouuter edges of pages are gold , many B/w illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text IN FRENCH, NO dustwrapper, outer brightly decorated boards are bright and clean, slight fade to spine, small bumps to a couple of corners. HEAVY BOOK 1.8 Kg with secure packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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A Genealogical Memorial of the Family of Buckley of Derby and Saddleworth, Henry Fishwick
128 Henry Fishwick A Genealogical Memorial of the Family of Buckley of Derby and Saddleworth
UK Private Print 1900 First Edition First Printing Embossed Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 8 Inches 
Very informative book on the Buckley family privately printed, with family charts and details of people from 1300s to 1900s. Contains 38 pages in bright clean condition, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are very lightly rubbed on edges a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 69.00 GBP
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Deal Past and Present a Full and Comprehensive History of This Neighbourhood from the Landings of Julius Caesar to the Close of the Last Century, Henry Stephen Chapman
129 Henry Stephen Chapman Deal Past and Present a Full and Comprehensive History of This Neighbourhood from the Landings of Julius Caesar to the Close of the Last Century
London Reeves and Turner 1890 First Edition First Printing Decorated Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 7 Inches 
Very informative book on Deal in Kent relating its history from the Roman landings until the end of the 17th century. 78 pages in bright clean condition just some browning to endpapers and a few light foxing spots to first couple of pages and outer edges of pages, very informative text, NO dustwrapper as issued, outer decorated boards are very lightly rubbed to edges, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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A Diary of Two Parliaments 2 Volumes, Henry W Lucy
130 Henry W Lucy A Diary of Two Parliaments 2 Volumes
London Cassell and Company Limited 1885 Second Edition Boards Good Plus No Jackets Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Second editions,two volumes, of this history of the Disraeli and Gladstone Parliaments,The first volume the Disraeli Parliament 1874-1880 contains 520 pages plus 16 pages of adverts all in overall bright clean condition just a little foxing to first and last couple of pages, second volume Gladstone Parliament 1880-1885 contains 508 pages plus 20 pages of adverts in clean condition just some light foxing to first couple of blank pages. Frontispieces of Disraeli and Gladstone in relevant volumes.NO dustwrappers. outer boards of volume one a little dusty with age and spine slightly lighter colour, volume two is similar with a little marking to front right side of boards. HEAVY BOOKS 2.3 Kg sound packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Sound pleasing examples of these books SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 49.99 GBP
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Evangeline: A Tale of Acadia, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
131 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Evangeline: A Tale of Acadia
London Ernest Nister 1856 Gold Decorated Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches Arthur Dixon 
Book in excellent bright clean condition published 1856, contains 160 pages in very bright clean condition, all edges gilt. Many full page and smaller full colour illustrations, all present as listed.NO dustwrapper, outer boards are very bright and clean just the lightest of of marking to extreme top front edge very minor, binding is very firm looks as if the book has hardly ever been opened and read,A really nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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The Pre and Proto-Historic Finns Both Eastern and Western with the Magic Songs of the West Finns Two Volumes, Honourable John Abercromby
132 Honourable John Abercromby The Pre and Proto-Historic Finns Both Eastern and Western with the Magic Songs of the West Finns Two Volumes
London David Nutt 1898 First Edition Paper Boards Cloth Spine Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 20 x 13 Cms 
Two volumes, first editions from the Grimm library number 9 in that series. An in depth look at this period of Finnish history, 4 coloured maps, many old photographs. 363 pages in volume 1 and 400 pages in volume 2 some occasional pencil annotations, pages are clean just a little browned to edges due to quality of paper used. Outer covers are worn on edges, few small splits to top, bottom and edges of spine, few light marks and spines a little faded. Still a pleasing and sound 2 volumes of a hard to find set in original bindings SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 190.00 GBP
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Zig Zag Fables, J A Shepherd
133 J A Shepherd Zig Zag Fables
London Gardner Darton and Co 1897 First Edition Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 8 Inches J A Shepherd 
Beautifully illustrated book by J A Shepherd, 40 pages of illustrated animal fables. Book is overall bright and clean with just a little browning to edges of pages as usual due to quality of paper used small tear to blank rear endpaper and to one other blank page very small and minor. Outer illustrated boards are rubbed and worn on edges a couple of light marks, spine has been professionally restored with green cloth. A pleasing sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Three Jovial Puppies, J A Shpherd, E D Cuming
134 J A Shpherd, E D Cuming The Three Jovial Puppies
London Blackie and Son Limited Illustrated Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 15 x 10 Inches J A Shepherd 
Beautifully illustrated book showing the adventures of hunting hounds, 34 pages with every other page one or more colour illustrations with the story in verse. The pages instead of being printed each side are printed side by side and then folded so that the illustrations are bck to back then bound into the book, the first of these has split to a length of 3 inches at the fold but been repaired internally with pasted on paper, a neat repair, the second page has a smaller split around inch this has not been reaired. First and last couple of pages are medium to heavily foxed with just occasional spots on the other pages. Book has been professionally respined keeping the original illustrated endpapers, these are browned and a triangular loss to front bottom right of endpaper 5 iches across by 2 inches at its deepest point. Book is not dated but has previous owners details in ink on the inside front board dated 1908. outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges with boards showing through, some marking. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of a collectable bookSEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 58.00 GBP
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Harrod's Royal Despatch of Great Britain, J G Harrod and Co
135 J G Harrod and Co Harrod's Royal Despatch of Great Britain
Norwich UK J G Harrod and Co 1889 Gold Embossed Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 7 Inches 
Fascinating book detailing information on about twenty thousand places around the UK in 1889. The despatches gives details of post offices, telegraph offices, railway stations, population of every city,town and village, a wealth of historical information. 326 pages in total in overall bright clean condition just a little light foxing on endpapers, packed with information plus several old stylish adverts. There are splits to paer and webbing at inner hinges but the binding is holding but is loose especially at front. Outer covers are worn on edges and some marking, Though not perfect, a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Recent  Exploring  Expeditions in the Pacific and the South Seas, J S Jenkins
136 J S Jenkins Recent Exploring Expeditions in the Pacific and the South Seas
London T Nelson and Sons 1853 First Edition Gold Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on historical expeditions to the south seas and Pacific under the English, French and American governments. 508 pages plus16 pages of adverts in overall clean condition just some very light foxing to last couple of pages and light browning to outer edges of pages, contains frontispiece illustration opposite the title page which has small illustration under the title, these pages are a little more browned and foxed due to a thicker, different quality paper, from the other pages being used. Very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer gold decorated boards are very attractivecouple of very light marks and gold slightly worn on spine, light wear to corners. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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The Pleader's Guide a Didactic Poem, J Surrebutter
137 J Surrebutter The Pleader's Guide a Didactic Poem
London T Cadell and W Davies 1808 Reprint Leather Type Binding Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Fifth edition of this book containing the conduct of a suit at law with the arguments of counsellor Bother'um and counsellor Bore'um in an action betwixt John a Gull and John a Gudgeon for assault and battery, written in verse. 212 pages in clean condition with some light overall browning to pages due to quality of paper used, browning a little heavier on first and last couple of pages, bookplate pasted on inside front board. Outer leather type boards are rubbed and worn on edges, still a sound pleasing sample of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Textile London Its Records and Associations, J Wells Thatcher
138 J Wells Thatcher Textile London Its Records and Associations
London The Drapers Record Limited Gold Embossed Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 9 Inches W Luker Junior 
Very informative book on the history of London not dated but early 1900s or late 1890s contains 216 pages inoverall bright clean condition just some foxing to last 8 pages and outer edges of pages, overall browning to endpapers, top outer edges of pages are gold.Many B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper outer boards are lightly rubbed on edges and some small foxing spots to front and rear boards. HEAVY BOOK 2.1 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. a nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 39.95 GBP
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Stair-Building in in Its Various Forms; and the One Plane Methods of Hand-Railing as Applied to Drawing Face Moulds, James H Monckton
139 James H Monckton Stair-Building in in Its Various Forms; and the One Plane Methods of Hand-Railing as Applied to Drawing Face Moulds
New York John Wiley and Sons 1888 Second Edition Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 12 x 9 Inches 
Excellent book on the craft of stair building with numerous designs and plans of stairs, newels and balusters for the use of Architects, Stair Builders and Carpenters. Pages not numbered but 170 plus printed pages including 78 full page B/ plates of plans and designs, in bright clean condition iwith just a few light marks to rear blank pages, previous owners name with three changes of address on first blank page.Front and rear brown endpapers have vertical creasing where they have been carelessly shut in book in the past, the paper of front endpaper has split at hinge revealing the webbing underneath and though very slight sideways movement the binding is still sound., NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little darkened from age on edges and worn top and bottom of spine and corners. HEAVY BOOK 1.6 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of a collectable book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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Winter and Spring on the Mediterranean, James Henry Bennet
140 James Henry Bennet Winter and Spring on the Mediterranean
London J and A Churchill 1875 Fifth Edition Gold Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on the areas around the Mediterranean in the winter and spring fifth edition. 655 pages in overall clean condition, just some water staining to 4 of the B/w full page illustrations, why on the illustrations and not other pages I cannot work out, not too unsightly. Neat former owners name on front endpaper, endpapers split at inner hinge but binding is sound. Several B/w illustrations plus pull out folding colour maps, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer gold decorated boards are a little rubbed and worn on edges, a pleasing sound example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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