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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

Scotia Rediviva: A Collection of Tracts Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of Scotland.

By: Anonymous

Price: £74.98

Publisher: Edinburgh, Robert Buchanan: 1826

Seller ID: 11433

Condition: Near Fine


Size 9" x 6", 495 pages. Burgundy leather and marbled boards with gilt titles on black label on the spine and 5 raised bands, rough cut page edges. Condition very good/near fine, the rough cut page edges are a little brown with age else the contents are very clean. Contains Articles: I - Hay's Vindication of Elizabeth More (Queen of Robert II) and her Children. Edinburgh 1723; II - Gordon's Dissertation concerning the Marriage of Robert II with Elizabeth More. Edinburgh 1759; III - Waddel's Remarks on Innes' Critical Essay on the Ancient Inhabitants of Scotland. Edinburgh 1733; IV - Cu... View more info

Chartres : The Making of a Miracle

By: Colin Ward

Price: £6.48

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1986

Seller ID: 12104

Condition: Near Fine


Maroon Decorative Cloth. Many full page colour illustration of cathedral and stained glass. Top of spine sl. rubbed, else fine. Decorative slipcase in Near Fine condition. 98pp in fine condition. View more info

The History of Witchcraft

By: Montague Summers

Price: £8.10

Publisher: Usa, The Mystic Press:

Seller ID: 00354

Condition: Near Fine


Size 5.4" x 7.2" tall,black dustjacket with gold illustration and title and author in red,jacket is very slightly marked,red hardcover with black spine,gold stamped title to spine,853 pages all clean with no marks or creases,not price clipped. View more info

History of the Netherlands; From the Death of William the Silent to the Twelve Years' Truce - 1609.

By: Motley John Lothrop

Price: £85.20

Publisher: Albemarle Street, London, John Murray: 1876

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 11716

Condition: Very Good


Four Volumes Complete 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original Maroon cloth with decorative gilt blindstamping on cover and spine, with gold lettering to spine, pages uncut. Book Condition Very Good, spine faded, cloth slightly rubbed, pages edge foxed, very light occasional foxing else pages very clean. Vol 1 with foldout map in fine condition, frontis to each volume. Vol 4 has 32 page catalogue of John Murray. View more info

Royal Heritage: The Story of Britain's Royal Builders and Collectors

By: Plumb, J. H. And Weldon, Huw

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11163

ISBN: 0563170824

Condition: Very Good


Size 12" x 8¼", 360 pages including index. Maroon cloth with ornate red and gilt title panel on the front cover and spine. Book condition very good, cover edges a little faded, else fine. Dust jacket condition very good, small repaired tear and crease front bottom edge, edges slightly creased, spine a little faded, else fine, not clipped. Published in Association with the television series written by Huw Wheldon and J.H. Plumb. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and illustrations. View more info

The Coming of the Friars: And Other Historic Essays

By: Rev. Augustus Jessopp

Price: £9.72

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1890

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 11382

Condition: Very Good


1890 Fourth Edition. Size 7.75" x 5", 344 pages. Green cloth with gilt titles and publisher's emblem to the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Black pastedowns and endpapers. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spots to page edges prelims and ends, a little light foxing to margins. A history of the Friars and the monastic tradition in mediaeval Britain View more info

Calendars Of The Ancient Charters, And Of The Welch And Scotish Rolls, Now Remaining In The Tower Of London: Also Calendars Of All The Treaties Of Peace Entered Into By The Kings Of England With Those Of Scotland; And Of Sundry Letters And Public Instrume

By: Sir Joseph Ayloffe, Bart.

Price: £163.58

Publisher: London, Printed For Benjamin White, At Horace's Head, In Fleet Street. M DCC LXXIV: 1774

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12415

Condition: Very Good


Full Title: "Calendars Of The Ancient Charters, And Of The Welch And Scotish Rolls, Now Remaining In The Tower Of London: Also Calendars Of All The Treaties Of Peace Entered Into By The Kings Of England With Those Of Scotland; And Of Sundry Letters And Public Instruments Relating To That Kingdom, Now In The Chapter-House At Westminster. Together With Catalogues Of The Records Brought To Berwick From The Royal Treasury At Edinburgh; Of Such As Were Transmitted To The Exchequer At Westminster, And Of Those Which Were Removed To Different Parts Of Scotland By Order Of King Edward I. The Proce... View more info