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Excavations at Carnac, James Miln
141 James Miln Excavations at Carnac
Edinburgh David Douglas 1881 First Edition, First Printing Gold Decorated Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 8 Inches 
Detailed account of this excavation in Brittany and a record of archaeological researches in the alignments of Kermario. 105 pages plus full page illustrations and pull out plans and maps, all are present as listed. Pages are overall clean just some light foxing to first and last couple of pages and very occasionally in the book, paper is split at inner hinges of endpapers but binding is sound. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges especially top and bottom of spine, a few marks to boards. HEAVY BOOK 1.6 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 105.00 GBP
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Leaves from Lakeland, James Payn
142 James Payn Leaves from Lakeland
London Hamilton Adams and Co Gold Embossed Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Original printing of this book not dated but looks late 1800s early 1900s. 175 pages in overall clean condition just some light browning to edges and few occasional foxing spots, neat former owners name on inside front board. String binding is a little loose in places but holding. Outer covers are rubbed and worn on edgesand slightly on front and rear, gold embossing on spine is dulled. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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Madagascar and Its People Notes of a Four Years Residence, James Sibree
143 James Sibree Madagascar and Its People Notes of a Four Years Residence
London The Religious Tract Society Half Leather/ Marbeled Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on the author's four years in Madagascar with a sketch of the history, position and prospects of mission work amongst the Malagasy, only date is on preface 1870 and on spine so believed first edition but not positivehas been professionaly rebound at some time and done very well.576 pages in very bright clean condition just some light browning to outer edges, not inside. Book is complete but the preface page and illustration list making a folded sheet is loose on the cord binding, nothing torn just loose stitching, binding is sound. Many B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are grained leather spine and corners with marbeled paper covered boards, a very attractive binding and a nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 68.00 GBP
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Geodephaga Britannica a Monograph of the Carnivorous Ground Beetles Indigenous to the British Isles, John Frederick Dawson
144 John Frederick Dawson Geodephaga Britannica a Monograph of the Carnivorous Ground Beetles Indigenous to the British Isles
London John Van Voorst 1854 First Edition Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 5 Inches 
Detailed book on Carnivorous Ground Beetles Indigenous to the British Isles. 224 pages in overall clean condition just some light foxing to first couple of pages and occasional small spots elsewhere. complete with 3 colour plates at rear plus very informative text. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges with boards showing through in small patches on corners, wear top and bottom of spine, surface of boards are rubbed.Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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History of the Fylde of Lancashire, John Porter
145 John Porter History of the Fylde of Lancashire
Blackpool W Porter and Sons 1876 First Edition First Printing Boards Fair No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Detailed book of this area, 484 pages plus 10 page list of subscribers in overall clean condition just some foxing to outer edges of pages coming in very slightly to extreme edges of some pages, very light foxing to title page. Stamp on title page and the margins of a couple of other pages showing a hooded figure with a small cross beneath it and letters M R. couple of names and addresses of previous owners opposite the title page and a couple of names on the title page, fairly modern address sticker on blank page opposite the title page.Endpapers are split at inner hinges but binding though a little loose is sound. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges, especially top and bottom of spine, a few marks. Though not perfect a reasonable first edition of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Doncaster from the Roman Occupation to the Present Time, John Tomlinson
146 John Tomlinson Doncaster from the Roman Occupation to the Present Time
Doncaster John Tomlinson 1887 First Edition Cloth Covered Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 13 x 10 Inches 
Detailed history of Doncaster 365 pages with many full page illustrations. Book is bright and clean, endpapers front and rear have small splits in them but hinges though a little flexible are sound. Outer covers are a little worn on edges and a few light marks. HEAVY BOOK OVER 2KG EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. An attractive copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The History of Ancient Art Among the Greeks, John Winckelmann Translated G Henry Lodge
147 John Winckelmann Translated G Henry Lodge The History of Ancient Art Among the Greeks
London John Chapman 1850 First UK Edition Decorated Full Leather Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on the ancient art of the Greeks, first UK edition translated from the German of John Winckelmann by G Henry Lodge. 254 pages in overall bright clean condition,just some very light small foxinf spots to the illustrated plates. Many B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer full leather gold decorated boards are a little rubbed and worn on edges and a few marks, front board has come away in the past but been neatly put back on with maroon grained plastic tape on inside and a blue filling material to outside, probably professionaly done or by a very good amateur.gold embossed Finchley school stamp on front and school prize certificate pasted on inside front board dated 1871. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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148 John Wykeham Archer Vestiges of Old London a Series of Etchings from Original Drawings
London David Bogue 1851 First Edition Half Leather Gold Decorated Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 15x 11 Inches 
Excellent book of 37 steel engraved plates of the historical monuents and architecture of London. Pages in overall clean condition just the occasional small foxing spots and water stains to blank corners of first 4 pages, previous owners details on first blank page. .All illustrations present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer half leather binding is worn on corners and edgessome wear to right front board, binding is firm and sound. HEAVY BOOK 3.1Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 115.00 GBP
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Ancient Coins of Cities and Princes Geographically Arranged and Described, John Yonge Akerman
149 John Yonge Akerman Ancient Coins of Cities and Princes Geographically Arranged and Described
London John Russell Smith 1846 First Edition Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 5 Inches 
Detailed book on ancient coins, 198 pages in overall clean condition just a thin water stain line to the top blank margins of some pages and light browning, new endpapers . Twenty four plates of illustrations of coins at rear of book, plus very informative text. Outer boards are a little rubbed and book has been respined.Though not perfect a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Hand Book of the English Tongue, Joseph Angus
150 Joseph Angus Hand Book of the English Tongue
London The Religious Tract Society 1866 Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 4 Inches 
Book on the english language for the use of students and others, 504 pages plus 4 pages of adverts in overall bright condition just some light browning to first and last couple of pages and previous owners name on front endpaper. Outer boards are a little rubbed and worn on corners and edges with a few light marks, a pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Paper:- of Tobacco, Treating of the Rise, progress, pleasures, and advantages of Smoking. With Anecdotes of distinguished smokers, mems. on pipes and tobacco-boxes, and a tritical essay on snuff., Joseph Fume
151 Joseph Fume A Paper:- of Tobacco, Treating of the Rise, progress, pleasures, and advantages of Smoking. With Anecdotes of distinguished smokers, mems. on pipes and tobacco-boxes, and a tritical essay on snuff.
London Chapman and Hall 1839 First Edition First Printing Full Leather Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 6 x 4 Inches Phiz 
Very informative book on the history and joys of tobacco, 165 pages of text plus pages, at front, numbered to iv includes title page and two page introduction all in bright clean condition just some verylight browning to extreme edges of pages. Six full page B/w illustrations and some smaller drawings in text,a little light foxing to frontispiece, all plates present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer full leather boards are rubbed and worn to corners and edges, small loss to bottom of spine 1 Inches long, gold decoration on spine is mostly worn away and original title label has gone. Though not perfect still a firm, pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 89.00 GBP
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Practical Modern Mertalithography, Joseph Goodman
152 Joseph Goodman Practical Modern Mertalithography
Hertfordshire UK Garden City Press Ltd 1914 First Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on Metalithography, its history, macinery, technical details and much more. 230 pages plus32 pages of adverts in overall bright clean condition just some foxing to blank endpapers the paper at the front inner hinge looks as if it has split atsome time and been neatly and soundly repaired. Many B/w and colour photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards a little marked and spine and front edges are a little darkened. Still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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The Royal Cookery Book Le Livre De Cuisine, Jules Gouffe
153 Jules Gouffe The Royal Cookery Book Le Livre De Cuisine
London Sampson Low Son and Marston 1869 Reprint Quarter Leather Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Antiquarian cook book new household edition published 1869 in English translated from the French by Alphonse Gouffe. 599 pages plus two pages of adverts. Packed with details of cooking and recipes with many illustrtions. Pages are overall clean just a few occasional light marks, slight browning to extreme edges. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges with boards showing through on corners, leather spine is rubbed and worn with a couple of small splits to top of spine. Though not perfect a pleasing sound copy of a collectable cookery book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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The Bird, Jules Michelet
154 Jules Michelet The Bird
London Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd 1895 Reprint Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 6 Inches Giacomelli 
Excellent book on birds, their characteristics and way of life. 350 pages in bright clean condition, many B/w illustrations plus very informative text, decoarative endapers are a little browned with a School prize sticker on inside front board from Cumbrae Public School dated 1901. NO dustwrapper, outer, embossed, decorated boards are a little dusty with age and lightly rubbed on edges. HEAVY BOOK 1.4 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Le Superbe Orenoque, Jules Verne
155 Jules Verne Le Superbe Orenoque
Paris J Hetzel 1898 Decorative Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 7 Inches George Roux 
Beautifully bound book by Jules Verne in original FRENCH TEXT. 411 pages plus 8 pages of adverts and catalogue of publications for period dated 1898-1899. Pages are slightly browned on edges, outer edges are gold on on all sides. Many B/w illustrations, some full page with single background colour, outer boards are very ornate with gold, blue and black decoration, lightly rubbed on edges and very slight fade to spine. HEAVY BOOK 2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A really bright attractive copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 270.00 GBP
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The Application of Arc Lamps to Practical Purposes, Justus Eck
156 Justus Eck The Application of Arc Lamps to Practical Purposes
London S Rentell and Co Ltd 1910 First Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on Arc lamps and their applications,101pages plus 11 pages of vintage illustrated adverts in bright clean condition just some light all over browning to endpapers. Many B/w period photographs and illustrations, all present plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a few marks and slightly darkened on spine and edges. Overall a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Sportsman's Vade Mecum for the Himalayas Containing Notes on Shooting Outfit Camp Equipment Sporting Yarns Etc., K. C. A .J
157 K. C. A .J The Sportsman's Vade Mecum for the Himalayas Containing Notes on Shooting Outfit Camp Equipment Sporting Yarns Etc.
London Horace Cox 1891 Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on hunting in the himalayas dated 1891 possibly first edition but not guaranteed. 120 pages in bright clean condition just some browning to endpapers and previous owners name stamped on both front endpapers and a couple of other pages also stamp for New Club Library Calcuttaand stamp sold by the lbrary on title page, no other library marks. Rear endpaper has a 2 inch tear at inner hinge and a couple of small tears to inner hinge of last page. Frontispiece photograph and several B/w illustrations in text, all present plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a period library binding a little rubbed on edges and some splitting to hinges of spine, binding is sound. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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Catharine Susan in Hot Water, Kathleen Ainslie
158 Kathleen Ainslie Catharine Susan in Hot Water
London Castell Brothers Ltd First Edition First Printing Illustrated Card Covers Good Plus No Jacket Card Covers 6 x 5 Inches Kathleen Ainslie 
Beautifully illustrated book describing the adventures of Catharine and Susan, two wooden dolls, 24 pages in bright clean condition, pages are all there but only just held into book by one thin piece of original string binding, Many full page colour illustrations, all present. NO dustwrapper, outer card covers are a little browned and lightly marked.Not dated but early 1900s possibly first edition. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 79.99 GBP
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Catharine Susan's Little Holiday, Kathleen Ainslie
159 Kathleen Ainslie Catharine Susan's Little Holiday
London Castell Brothers Ltd Illustrated Card Covers Good Plus No Jacket Card Covers 5 x 4 Inches Kathleen Ainslie 
Beautifully illustrated book describing the adventures of Catharine and Susan, two wooden dolls. 28 pages in overall bright clean condition just some pencilling on a few pagessome light browning to title page, Original cord binding to spine.Many full page colour illustrations, all present. NO dustwrapper, outer card covers are a little browned and lightly marked and rubbed on edges.Not dated but early 1900s possibly first edition. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 59.00 GBP
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Dear Dirty Dolly, Kathleen Ainslie
160 Kathleen Ainslie Dear Dirty Dolly
London Castell Brothers Ltd Illustrated Card Covers Good Plus No Jacket Card Covers 5 x 4 Inches Kathleen Ainslie 
Beautifully illustrated book describing the adventures of Catharine and Susan, two wooden dolls. 28 pages in overall bright clean condition just some light browning to edges of pages, some pencilling to inside front cover. Original cord binding to spine.Many full page colour illustrations, all present. NO dustwrapper, outer card covers are a little browned and lightly marked and rubbed on edges.Not dated but early 1900s possibly first edition. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 98.00 GBP
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