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Ovid's Art of Love with Amours and Remedy of Love, Ovid
201 Ovid Ovid's Art of Love with Amours and Remedy of Love
London J Tonson at Shakespear's Head 1719 Reprint Full-Leather Good No Jacket Hardcover 6 x 3 Inches 
Antiquarian copy bound in full leather of Ovid's art of love together with Amoursan Remedy of love and to which is added The Court of love a tale from Chaucer and the history of love. 424 pages with some full page engravings and smaller illustrations.Book is overall bright and clean just some light browning to first couple of pages and to last 20 pages. Book is sound though paper endpapers are split at inner hinges, binding is sound but thinning at front, outer leather binding is rubbed and worn on edges and front hinge is thinning and weakening. A pleasing copy of an antiquarian book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 165.00 GBP
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The Startling Exploits of Dr. J B Quies, Paul Celiere Csahel Hoey John Lillie
202 Paul Celiere Csahel Hoey John Lillie The Startling Exploits of Dr. J B Quies
London Sampson Low Marston Searle and Rivington 1886 Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 6 Inches 
The Startling Exploits of Dr. J B Quies original publication 1886 not sure if first edition but is the same year, 328 pages plus 32 pages of adverts dated October 1886 all in overall clean condition but a few pages have marks around 6 in all, see image of worst. 120 B/w illustrations, some full page,all present as listed, NO dustwrapper,illustrated boards are a little dusty with age some marking and light rubbing to edges. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Sun Pictures of the Norfolk Broads, Payne  Jennings
203 Payne Jennings Sun Pictures of the Norfolk Broads
Ashtead UK The Permanent Photo Printing Works 1891 Gold Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 6 Inches Payne Jennings 
Excellent book of 99 B/w photographs of the norfolk broads all present as listed, states on title page 100 photographs but lists 99, dated 1891 0n railay advert at rear. Contains 50 pages in bright clean condition,no text only photographs with caption as published, binding is sound but the front inner hinge the paper has split a while ago and was reglued making the binding tight again but some pages sticking out slightly, not as bad as sounds but is a minor fault. NO dustwrapper outer gold decorated boards are a little darkened to spine,little wear to corners and top and bottom of spine.. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 43.00 GBP
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La Cuisine De Tous Les Mois, Phileas Gilbert
204 Phileas Gilbert La Cuisine De Tous Les Mois
Paris Librairie Paul Ollendorff 1899 Second Edition Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on cooking and recipes, second edition 1899 TEXT IN FRENCHno english translation. Contains 710 pages in bright clean condition, pages browned at edges as usual due to quality of paper used, some browning to endpapers and former owners name on front endpaper. Several B/w illustrations, all present plus very informative text IN FRENCH, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little dusty with age and slightly browned on edges, spine is darkened with some marking. Though not perfect still apleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Comoediae Sex Post Optimus Editiones Emendatae Accedunt Aelii Donate Commentarius Integer., Publii Terentii
205 Publii Terentii Comoediae Sex Post Optimus Editiones Emendatae Accedunt Aelii Donate Commentarius Integer.
UK Lugd. Batavorum 1662 Velvet Covered Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 4 Inches 
Published in 1662 with vellum binding, Latin text, 864 pages plus indexes. Pages are darkened on outer edges and few light foxing spots on extreme edges, little light staining to top edges of first and last few pages not serious. engraved frontispiece with neat inked name at top. Outer vellum covers are a little dusty and a few light marks, lettering on spine a little worn and light wear on edges. A pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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Birds Nests Eggs and Egg Collecting, R Kearton
206 R Kearton Birds Nests Eggs and Egg Collecting
London Cassell and Company Limited 1893 Reprint Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Early reprint of this book on Birds' egg collecting, 72 pages plus 8 pages of adverts at rear in overall clean condition just the occasional small mark and browning to endpapers, 16 full page colour plateswith tissue guards and some small b/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are marked a little worn top and bottom of spine and corners. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Jorrocks on 'unting, R S Surtees
207 R S Surtees Jorrocks on 'unting
London Heinemann 1909 Illustrated Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 6 x 5 Inches Cecil Aldin 
Book on hunting, first issue in this format with three tipped in colour illustrations by Cecil Aldin and several other B/w illustrations in the text. 32 pages in clean condition just some browning to endpapers. Outer boards are lightly rubbed on edges, a pleasing copy of a beautifully illustrated book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Little Bo Peep, Raphael Tuck and Sons
208 Raphael Tuck and Sons Little Bo Peep
London Raphael Tuck and Sons Illustrated Card Covers Good Plus No Jacket Card Covers 9 x 7 Inches 
From the Raphael Tuck Untearable Linen Series number 1497, not dated but around late 1800s,containing 12 pages in overall clean condition just a few light marks throughout, 4 pages are full colour chromo lithograph illustrations the others with single colour illustrations plus tthe story of Little Bo Peep. Outer illustrated card covers are a little marked and worn especially to rear, small piece missing from rear cover bottom left. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Mathematical Tables Containing Logarithms, Logarithmic Sines, Tangents and Secants, Rev Jonathan Cape
209 Rev Jonathan Cape Mathematical Tables Containing Logarithms, Logarithmic Sines, Tangents and Secants
London Longman Brown Green and Longmans 1838 First Edition Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 6 Inches 
Comprehensive compilation of mathematical tables with a nauticla almanac and explanation of how to use the tables.Contains 152 pages in overall clean condition just some foxing to endpapers and first and last couple of pages and very occassional odd spot inside. Previous owners bookplate on inside front board. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are worn on corners and top and bottom of spine front and rear boards are marked.Though not perfect still a presentable example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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A Memoir of Edward Steere D.D. L..L.D Third Missionary Bishop in Central Africa, Rev R M Heanley
210 Rev R M Heanley A Memoir of Edward Steere D.D. L..L.D Third Missionary Bishop in Central Africa
London George Bell and Sons 1888 First Edition Cloth Covered Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 19.5 x 13 Cms 
Detailed biography and history of this missionary Bishop in Africa. 446 pages with illustrations and pull out colour map. Book is overall clean just some very light foxing to first few pages,some neat ink comments in margins on a few pages, outer edges of pages a little dusty. Outer covers a little worn on corners and top and bottom of spine, cloth covered boards a little darkened, previous owners name on half title page. A pleasing sound copy of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Abstract of Laws Relating to Drivers and Conductors of Public Carriages, Revised By J Roberts
211 Revised By J Roberts Abstract of Laws Relating to Drivers and Conductors of Public Carriages
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1910 First Revised Edition Gold Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 4 Inches 
Very informative book on the laws relating to public carriages and their drivers in the Metropolitan Police district and the City of London, this is the 1910 edition revised from 1907. Contains 493 pages in overall bright clean condition just a few light marks and some browning to outer edges of pages not inside, endpapers a little marked.neat stamp of former owner on front endpaper. Outer boards are a little marked and lightly worn on edges and corners. Overall a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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212 Richard Vines Bibliotheca Curiosa The hearse of the Renowned the Right Honourable Robert Earle of Essex
Edinburgh 1886 Reprint Paper Covers Very Good Good Paper Covers 17.5 x 11 Cms 
Originally printed in 1646 a sermon preached at the solemnization of the funeral of the right honourable Robert Earle of Essex in the Abbey Church at Westminster, this is a reprint of that sermon privately printed in 1886 in a run of 275.Contains 50 pp, book in very good condition just a slightly yellow imprint of Glassine jacket around edges of endpapers, original Glassine wrapper has all wording complete on front but some loss around edges and spine has gone, a little grubby but still a pleasing copy. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Tam  O'Shanter, Robert Burns
213 Robert Burns Tam O'Shanter
London Griffith, Farran, Okeden, & Welsh 1884 Illustrated Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 12 x 9 Inches George Cruikshank 
A tale in verse beautifully illustrated with colour illustrations by George Cruikshank, possible first edition, certainly published the same year. 48 pages in overall bright clean condition just a few occasional light marks and endpapers lightly foxed,all outer edges are gilt, front inner hinge of endpaper has a thin strip of arcival tape making a very neat sound repair in the past. Many full colour illustrations,all present as called for, NO dustwrapper,illustrated outer boards are worn to edges and top and bottom of spine, a little marking and bump to top front corner, gold lettering faded on spine. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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A Sea Painter's Log, Robert C Leslie
214 Robert C Leslie A Sea Painter's Log
London Chapman and Hall Ltd 1886 First Edition First Printing Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 6 Inches Robert C Leslie 
Excellent account of the author,s life amongst fishermen with 12 full page illustrations by the author, all present as listed. 265 pages in overall clean condition just some browning to first and last couple of pages and the very occasional light mark, Front endpaper has been removed leaving a strip on one side, a couple of small gaps on inner hinges between some pages but binding is sound. Outer boards have a few light marks and lightly worn on edges. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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A Complete Treatise on the Art of Retouching Photographic Negatives, Robert Johnson
215 Robert Johnson A Complete Treatise on the Art of Retouching Photographic Negatives
London Marion and Co Limited 1901 Reprint Illustrated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Very informative book on this area of photography at the time of publication, fifth edition, 151pages in bright clean condition just some light foxing to first and last couple of pages last page has a small tear to outer margin less than half inch long, many B/w illustrations, all present plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little dusty with age and some light marks. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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A Child's Garden of Verses, Robert Louis Stevenson
216 Robert Louis Stevenson A Child's Garden of Verses
London John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd. 1896 First Illustrated Edition Gold Embossed Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches Charles Robinson 
First illustrated edition with illustrations by Charles Robinson. 144 pages plus 16 pages of adverts at rear dated 1895. Endpapers are lightly browned, occasional foxing spots and some occasional marks on some pages, endpapers are split at hinges but binding is sound, edges of pages are all gold a little dulled crease at bottom corner of title page. First blank page has neat Christmas 1895 dedication to former owner from their godmother M H Bonham Carter plus another shaky dedication below from daddie dated 1926 and another date 1927 at bottom of page , obviously given as presents at different times.Outer covers have a few light marks and gold a little dulled especially on spine, little rubbed on edges. Not a perfect copy but still a sound attractive copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 160.00 GBP
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From John O'Groats to Lands End or 1372 Miles on Foot, Robert Naylor and John Naylor
217 Robert Naylor and John Naylor From John O'Groats to Lands End or 1372 Miles on Foot
London Caxton Publishing Company Limited 1916 First Edition First Printing Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches 
Excellent book, of days and chronicle of adventures by two pedestrians on tour. 659 pages in bright clean conditionjust a few very small light foxing spots to first and last couple of pages, Many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer decorated boards are lightly marked and little rubbed and worn on edges. HEAVY BOOK 2.3 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 54.00 GBP
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Race Culture or Race Suicide A Plea for the Unborn., Robert Reid Rentoul
218 Robert Reid Rentoul Race Culture or Race Suicide A Plea for the Unborn.
London The Walter Scott Publishing Co Ltd 1906 Second Revised, Expanded Edition Gold Embossed Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
Stated as a second and enlarged edition of Proposed sterilization of certain mental and physical degenerates originally published in 1903. Book has 182 pages in bright clean condition just a few light foxing spots on outer edges of pages not inside, fade written neatly on ink on title page. Outer boards are faded on top front left and top rear right, spine a little faded and board showing through in small area on one corner. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Storm and Sunshine in South Africa, Rosamond Southey SIGNED
219 Rosamond Southey SIGNED Storm and Sunshine in South Africa
London John Murray Hood 1910 First Edition Gold Decorated Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 5 Inches Inscribed By Author
Excellent account of Rosamond Southey's travels in South Africa, 378 pages in overall clean condition, light foxing throughout and a few pages a little heavier foxed. INSCRIBED by ROSAMOND SOUTHEY on front endpaper Christmas 1918 To dear Mrs Archer and ??? with much love from Rose Southey. Many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer gold decorated boards are a little worn on edges. A nice example of this book especially with signature. SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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Excavations at Kish Volume 1 Expedition to Mesopotamia, S Langdon SIGNED
220 S Langdon SIGNED Excavations at Kish Volume 1 Expedition to Mesopotamia
Paris Paul Geuthner 1924 First Edition, First Printing Boards Good No Jacket Hardcover 11 x 8 Inches Signed by Author
Detailed account of this expedition, 128 pages plus 49 photographic plates at rear THERE SHOULD BE 50 but number 12 is missing. Pages are overall clean just some light browning to first and last couple of pages and some browning to title page from a newspaper cutting of the expedition loosley laid in. Book comes with a handwritten letter from S langdon with his signature, the letter thanks Mrs Bock for a donation of 5 for the expedition and saying he has sent this copy of the book to her, the original cheque is also present with bank clearance stamp on it. The letter, the cheque and a newspaper cutting are pinned together. Outer boards are slightly rubbed on edges, a few light marks and slight fading to spine and edges. HEAVY BOOK 1.7 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting book especially with the letter SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 88.00 GBP
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