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Taxatio Ecclesiastica Angliae et Walliae Auctoritate P. Nicholai IV Circa A.D.1291

By: N/A

Price: £146.55

Publisher: Printed By Command of His Majesty King George III, London: 1802

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11753

Condition: Very Good


Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Full Leather maroon binding with gilt bands and titles to spine, front & back cover gilt decorations, marbled endpapers, gilt page edges. Book Condition Very Good, spine ends worn corners bumped, leather a little worn at edge. end paper & title page foxed, pages slightly toned, occasional spotting 448 pages. For nearly 250 years virtually all ecclesiastical taxation of England and Wales was based on this extremely thorough and detailed assessment. It is a unique source for the medieval period: no other complete survey of its kind survives for any... View more info

The British Chronologist; Comprehending Every Material Occurrence, Ecclesiastical, Civil, or Military, Relative to England and Wales, from the Invasion of the Romans: Volume One.

By: N/A

Price: £40.90

Publisher: London, Printed For J. Lackington, No 46 & 47, in Chiswell-Street: 1789

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 13463

Condition: Very Good


1789 Second Edition. Volume one of three only. Size Octavo, 8.5" x 5", 492 pages. Grey cloth cover, a later binding, with new endpapers. Condition very good, the later cloth binding is sound slightly rubbed at corners, slight shelf and handling wear, else fine, new endpapers, title and preface pages creased at edges, title slightly dust marked, other than this the pages are clean throughout, toning but no foxing. Covers the period from 55 AD, Roman Government until 1714 in the reign of Queen Anne. View more info

The Roll Call of Honour

By: A T Quiller-couch

Price: £12.15

Publisher: London and Edinbugh, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00102

Condition: Very Good


Size 4.2" x 6.2" tall,261 pages,black hardcover with title and author stamped in gold, illustrated pastedowns and endpapers with 1978 written in biro on pastedown, spine ends rubbed, corners slightly bumped, pages edge foxed. View more info

History of Hannibal the Carthaginian

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, T. J. Allman: 1873

Seller ID: 12167

Condition: Very Good


Red Decorative Cloth, frontis, pages edge gilt. Spine ends rubbed, corners bumped, endpapers darkened, previous owners name on pastedown dated 1875, 218pp all in very good condition. View more info

Victoria Her Life and Reign

By: Alfred E. Knight

Price: £13.64

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Co Ltd.: 1897

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 11531

Condition: Very Good


S. W. Partridge & Co, London, 1897. Cloth. Book condition very good light rubbing to spine, pages slightly browned. Gilt embossed front board of Windsor castle, frontispiece portrait. Victoria Her Life and Reign - An illustrated biography of The Queen from the year 1819 to the present time 1897 View more info

History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in MDCCLXXXIX to the Restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV (Volume 1)

By: Alison, Sir Archibald, Bart. FRSE

Price: £8.91

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons: 1853

Seller ID: 10022

Condition: Fair


Volume One. 367 pages. 7 3/4" x 5 1/4". Condition: Fair - . Front Cover only half attached. Spine missing. Browning, foxing, staining to front endpapers reducing through to page 33. Complete and all pages attached. Retains Frontispiece of "Meeting of the States General, 5th May 1789" Though this has some staining. View more info

America the Story of a Free People

By: Allan Nevins and Henry Steele Commager

Price: £7.29

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1966

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 00327

Condition: Near Fine


1966 Third Edition. Size 7.4" x 4.9" 641 pages incl index. Navy Blue hard cover with gilt titles to the spine, green dustjacket with black and white titles and illustration. Book condition near fine slight edgewear else fine contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, small chips to spine edges slight edgewear, spine slightly toned not price clipped, price 45s. net. Contents include: Planting of the Colonies; The Colonial Heritage; Conquest of New France and The Movement for independence; Revolution and Confederation; and Much More View more info

Decade 1931 - 1941 a Commemorative Anthology

By: ALLEN (Frederick Lewis) et al

Price: £6.48

Publisher: Bristol, Hamish Hamilton: 1942

Seller ID: 00158

Condition: Very Good


Size 5.6" x 8.6" tall,yellow/orange cloth bound board with fading to spine and slight edgewear to spine,silver stamped motif to front and title to spine,plain pastedowns and endpapers,907 pages with illustrations to last few pages,all pages clean and clear,slightly marked page ends. View more info

Tales from the South China Seas. Signed By Charles Allen

By: Allen, Charles, Edited.

Price: £34.46

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch. British Broadcasting Corporation: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10638

Condition: Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by Charles Allen with a personal message to John and Mary Mills "To Johnnie & Mary with love and great thanks Allen September 1983" Size 9½" x 6¼" 240 pages including index. Burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, slightly grubby, else fine, not price clipped. Images of the British in South-East Asia in the Twentieth Century. With photographs, and an introduction by Sjovald Cunyngham-Brown. Illustrated with drawings and b/w photographs, pictorial... View more info

Spanish & Italian Folk Songs. With Photogravures after Sketches by John S. Sargent, Edwin A. Abbey, Morelli, and W. Padgett

By: Alma Strettell (translated)

Price: £337.39

Publisher: London and New York, MacMillan and Co.: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12452

Condition: Very Good


1887 First Edition. Size 7.75" x 5.75", 124 pages. Contemporary maroon sheep binding with blind tooled border to the front and back covers, gilt titles, bands and vignettes to the spine, page edges rough-trimmed. Condition very good, corner tips and spine edges slightly rubbed, endpapers browned owners bookplate and inscription to front pastedown and endpaper else internal condition is very clean all pages and plates in clean condition. Half-title. Printed with musical notation. With photogravure frontispiece and eleven plates complete as per list. Beautiful Photogravures after Sketche... View more info

The Life and Times of Victoria. Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India, etc.

By: Anonymous. By the Author of "Grace Darling"

Price: £12.39

Publisher: London and Newcastle-on-Tyne, The Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd:

Seller ID: 10302

Condition: Very Good


Not dated. Size 8¼" x 5¾" 439 pages plus 18 pages of publisher's advertisements. Blue pictorial cloth covered boards. Flower design in red/orange on front cover with gilt title panel, design and titles repeated on spine. Gilt page edges. Frontispiece portrait photograph of Queen Victoria, thiry five illustrations in all. Condition very good, slight rubbing to spine extremities only, contents clean and complete binding intact. View more info

China Servant

By: Archer, C. S.

Price: £64.38

Publisher: London, Collins: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10784

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Inscribed "With the author's compliments. P.S. Archer Mourne - October - 1949" Size 7¾" x 5", 320 pages. Blue/green cloth covered boards with black titles to the spine. Book condition very good, corners and spine edges rubbed, spine a little faded, contents clean. Pastedowns and endpapers are hand-drawn maps of China. View more info

The Authentic Pictorial Record of King George VI

By: Arthur Groom

Price: £6.48

Publisher: Pitkins/daily Graphic: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00160

Condition: Fine


First edition,size 7" x 9.2" tall,96 pages of silky art paper with over a 100 black and white photo's,all pages clean and clear with no marks,pastedowns and endpapers have slight foxing,red and black mottled cover with title and crown motif stamped in gold. Spine ends rubbed, small tear top of spine. View more info

Life and Explorations of Fridtjof Nansen

By: Bain, J. Arthur

Price: £27.26

Publisher: London, Walter Scott, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 10883

Condition: Very Good


A new edition revised and considerably enlarged. Size 8¼" x 5½", 449 pages plus 18 pages of publisher's advertisements. Not dated, c.1900, Bible class prize label is dated January 1903. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles and portrait of Fridtjof Nansen on the front cover and gilt titles and silver ship "The Fram" on the spine, flower patterned pastedowns and endpapers. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spine slightly angled, spots to prelims but contents generally clean. With frontispiece portrait, numerous illustrations and a Map. View more info

Sinister Twilight: The Fall and Rise Again of Singapore

By: Barber, Noel

Price: £49.23

Publisher: St James's Place, London, Collins: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10703

Condition: Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 8¾" x 5¾", 319 pages including index. Grey cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, dustjacket illustration of British soldiers. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, top edge slightly creased, spine edges slightly creased, else fine, not price clipped, price 30s. net. View more info

The Life of the Right Honourable William Ewart Gladstone, M.p., D.C.L. Etc. - 6 Volumes

By: Barnett Smith, George

Price: £57.94

Publisher: London, Paris & Melbourne, Publisher: Cassell & Company, Limited:

Edition: Subscription only copy

Seller ID: 10119

Condition: Fine


6 volumes in elaborately decorated dark brown cloth. Front cover with gilt griffin and coat of arms with the motto "Fide et Virtute" (by fidelity and valour) Borders and corners ornately stamped with a black foliar pattern, the same frames also to back covers, stamped lettering and decoration in black & gilt to spines also. All page edges are gilt. Profusely illustrated throughout. No date, circa 1891, the books cover Gladstone's life up to 1890. Each Volume has a beautiful full page frontispiece with tissue guard, different in each volume, opposite handsome title page printed in red a... View more info

Lectures on Roman History Delivered at the University of Bonn from the Edition of Dr. M. Isler.

By: Barthold Georg Niebuhr. Translated By H M Chepmell, F Demmler

Price: £109.06

Publisher: A Fullarton and Co.: 1849

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11862

Condition: Good


12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Blind stamped cover with god titles to spine. Frontis to each volume of different views of Rome. 3 Volume set. Book Condition: Good. torn and frayed at spine ends, some wear to spines, corners bumped. top 1 inch of endpaper from each volumes ripped. 581, 408 , 480 pages. View more info

The Second Diary of a Diplomatic Correspondent. Signed and Inscribed By George Bilainkin

By: Bilainkin, George

Price: £68.92

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10704

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by George Bilainkin with a personal message to John and Mary Mills "For Mary and Johnnie, from George. In friendship and admiration February 18 1957 (after that their party !). 1946 First edition. Size 8¾" x 5½", 423 pages including index. Blue cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. Tan dustjacket with black and white photograph of George Bilainkin with Winston Churchill. Book condition near fine, cover and spine slightly grubby, edge ever so slightly rubbed, else fine. Dustjacket condition ver... View more info

Crowned Masterpieces of Eloquence. Representing the Advance of Civilisation. 1920 Commonwealth Edition. Complete in 6 Volumes

By: Birrell. Augustine and Parker, Gilbert - Introductions

Price: £71.94

Publisher: London, International University Society: 1920

Edition: Commonwealth Edition

Seller ID: 10804

Condition: Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. 1920 Commonwealth Edition. Size 9¼" x 6", complete in 6 volumes, 457, 452, 431, 419, 448 and 447 pages, a heavy set. Textured brown cloth binding designed to look like quarter leather. Ornate tooled titles with frames and scrolls on the spines. Red speckled page edges, pastedowns and endpapers brown with leather look pattern. Condition good, the tops and bottoms of the spines are rubbed on each volume, as are the corners on most, covers a little grubby, endpapers, titles and prelims a little foxed, main contents clean. View more info

The Darbys and the Ironbridge Gorge

By: Bracegirdle, Brian; Miles, Patricia Helen

Price: £8.10

Publisher: David & Charles: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12237

ISBN: 0715364553

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, maps on endpapers, Illustrated by photographs. Spine ends slightly rubbed, else fine, A beautiful, unread copy. 112pp all in fine condition. Dust Jacket Condition, top of spine creased, else fine, Not price clipped. Great Engineers & Thier Works. View more info