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  • A collection of the several statutes, and parts of statutes, now in force, relating to high treason, and misprision of high treason. by Great Britain
    Great Britain
    A collection of the several statutes, and parts of statutes, now in force, relating to high treason, and misprision of high treason.

    London: Printed by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, decens’d; Printers to the Queens most Excellent Majesty, 1710. Second printing (first was in 1709). 113,[15],44,[4]p "A form and method of trial of commoners, in cases of high treason" has a separate titlepage; the register is continuous - With an initial imprimatur leaf. ESTC T136808 Old calf, spine with raised bands, titling piece, gilt decoration, edges decorated in gilt. Mild spine rubbing, inner hinges cracked but quite firm; else fine. Parliament ordered the statutes published in order to harmonize the laws of England and Scotland, following the union of 1707 and the Treason Act of 1708.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49681
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  • SEDGWICK, Adam
    A DISCOURSE ON THE STUDIES OF THE UNIVERSITY. With an Introduction by Sir Eric Ashby and Mary Anderson

    Edition: First of this edition

    England and New York: Leceister University Press / Humanities Press, 1969. Blue boards. pp (26), (viii), 198. Facsimile reprint, with new Introduction, of the Cambridge 1832 edition. Light and neat ink underling to only half a dozen scattered words in text, a few tiny ink margin ticks, small ink note at bottom of rear flap of jacket, else fine, no owner names. Orange price-clipped dust jacket has a light damp stain at bottom, edge nicks and minor rubbing, VG and bright otherwise. A volume in the publisher's The Victorian Library series. An argument for the liberalization of the English university curriculum. Sedgwick was the great Christian geologist at Cambridge who got Darwin interested in the subject. "This volume reprints…

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    England and New York: Leceister University Press / Humanities Press, 1969. Blue boards. pp (26), (viii), 198. Facsimile reprint, with new Introduction, of the Cambridge 1832 edition. Light and neat ink underling to only half a dozen scattered words in text, a few tiny ink margin ticks, small ink note at bottom of rear flap of jacket, else fine, no owner names. Orange price-clipped dust jacket has a light damp stain at bottom, edge nicks and minor rubbing, VG and bright otherwise. A volume in the publisher's The Victorian Library series. An argument for the liberalization of the English university curriculum. Sedgwick was the great Christian geologist at Cambridge who got Darwin interested in the subject. "This volume reprints the expanded, published version of the discourse given in 1832 in Trinity College Cambridge. Adam Sedgwick dealt with two controversial issues of his time; the significance of the new gerological data about the origins of the earth, and the attitude which Christians should adopt towards the theory of utility." - jacket.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 26206
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  • HODGSON, John Crawford
    A HISTORY OF NORTHUMBERLAND. Volume IV. Hexhamshire: Part II (Hexham, Whitley Chapel, Allendale, and St. John Lee)...

    Edition: First edition.

    Newcastle-upon-Tyne and London: Andrew Reid / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, 1897. Volume IV only. Also includes the parishes of Chollerton, and Throckington, and the chapelry of Kirkheaton. Original maroon cloth stamped in gilt and blind, top edge gilt, floral endpapers. pp xxxii, (480) + photogravure frontispiece with tissue guard, colour folding map with tissue guard, and numerous other plates and photogravures with tissue guards; many illustrations in text. Small tear at foot of spine; bump to foot of spine and outer corners; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names, hinges not cracked. Note: 3.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 30030
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  • FRITH, W.P.
    A VICTORIAN CANVAS: the memoirs of W.P. Frith, R.A. Edited by Nevile Wallis

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Geroffrey Bles, 1957. Dark blue cloth. pp 238 + numerous b&w reproductions. Index. Ink owner name at front, nearly fine otherwise. Price-clipped jacket has a short tear and creases at head of spine, bit of rubbing to spine folds, VG otherwise. A condensation of the three volumes of reminiscences of this once hugely popular British painter.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44503
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  • LUNT, William E., editor
    ACCOUNTS RENDERED BY PAPAL COLLECTORS IN ENGLAND 1317-1378. Transcribed with Annotations and Introduction by William E. Lunt. Edited with Additions and Revisions by Edgar B. Graves.

    Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1968. Khaki cloth, 12 inches.. [2], liv, 579 pp. Latin text in double columns. Ink name to top margin of front pastedown, and to top margin of front free endpaper (blacked out there in ink), else fine. Beige price-clipped jacket has some edge tears , internal repairs, VG otherwise. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 17574
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  • ALBUM OF VIEWS OF WEYMOUTH

    Liverpool: Brown & Rawcliffe, no date (ca 1890s). Oblong format, 8.5 x 12 inches, olive flexible cloth boards, stamped in gilt on front cover. 12 panels of photos in a continuous strip, accordian or leporello style. Publisher's pictorial ad inside rear cover. Bit of wear to outer corners, spine ends; front cover a bit warped and bubbled from damp, lesser bubbling to rear cover, VG clean copy otherwise, contents clean, tight, and unworn, no owner names. A volume in the publisher's "Camera" series.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41951
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  • BUCKMINSTER, Thomas
    AN ALMANACK AND PROGNOSTICATION FOR THE YEAR 1598. With an introduction by Eustace F. Bosanquet

    London: Oxford University Press for the Shakespeare Association, 1935. Octavo, cream card covers. Spine lightly darkened, else fine. Facsimile reprint. Shakespeare Association Facsimiles, No. 8. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46025
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  • AN INQUIRY INTO THE SHARE, WHICH KING CHARLES I HAD IN THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE EARL OF GLAMORGAN, afterwards the Marquis of Worcester for bringing over a band of Irish rebels to assist the King in the years 1645 and 1646... by (BIRCH, Thomas, 1705-66)
    (BIRCH, Thomas, 1705-66)
    AN INQUIRY INTO THE SHARE, WHICH KING CHARLES I HAD IN THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE EARL OF GLAMORGAN, afterwards the Marquis of Worcester for bringing over a band of Irish rebels to assist the King in the years 1645 and 1646...

    London: A. Millar, 1756. The title page continues: "In which Mr. Carte's imperfect account of that affair, and his use of the Ms. memoirs of the Pope's nuncio Rinuccini, are impartially considered. The whole drawn up from the best authorities printed and manuscript. The second edition, to which is added an appendix, containing several letters of the King to the Earl of Glanmorgan, from the originals in the Harleian Library of manuscripts." pp viii, 376. Bound in contemporary calf, spine with red label, raised bands, decoration in blind. Rebacked; front inner hinge neatly repaired with paper; some yellowing and minor soiling to endpapers, minor soiling to verso of title leaf; VG copy, text clean and unworn, tight in the…

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    London: A. Millar, 1756. The title page continues: "In which Mr. Carte's imperfect account of that affair, and his use of the Ms. memoirs of the Pope's nuncio Rinuccini, are impartially considered. The whole drawn up from the best authorities printed and manuscript. The second edition, to which is added an appendix, containing several letters of the King to the Earl of Glanmorgan, from the originals in the Harleian Library of manuscripts." pp viii, 376. Bound in contemporary calf, spine with red label, raised bands, decoration in blind. Rebacked; front inner hinge neatly repaired with paper; some yellowing and minor soiling to endpapers, minor soiling to verso of title leaf; VG copy, text clean and unworn, tight in the binding. Published anonymously. Follows the text of the 1747 first edition but for the addition of the Appendix. ESTC N7691.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49755
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  • Answer. To Three Scurrilous Pamphlets, Entitled The Jockey Club. By a Member of the Jockey Club

    Edition: First edition

    London: J.S. Jordan, no date (1792). Bound in contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, spine with label and nice gilt decoration. pp (3)-119, (1, ad). The advertisement is for a 1792 publication. Bound without the half-title leaf. At foot of p.119: "End of part I." Foxing to endpapers and early leaves; bit of wear to outer corners of boards; VG clean, tight and unworn otherwise. An indignant reply to The Jockey Club, a collection of caustic, satirical, and scatological pseudo-biographies of the British aristocracy by Charles Pigott. Here, the anonymous author defends those "Great Men" who were the targets of Pigott’s "libelous" and impertinent barbs. Affixed to the verso of the title-page is the author’s advertisement, addressed to the…

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    London: J.S. Jordan, no date (1792). Bound in contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, spine with label and nice gilt decoration. pp (3)-119, (1, ad). The advertisement is for a 1792 publication. Bound without the half-title leaf. At foot of p.119: "End of part I." Foxing to endpapers and early leaves; bit of wear to outer corners of boards; VG clean, tight and unworn otherwise. An indignant reply to The Jockey Club, a collection of caustic, satirical, and scatological pseudo-biographies of the British aristocracy by Charles Pigott. Here, the anonymous author defends those "Great Men" who were the targets of Pigott’s "libelous" and impertinent barbs. Affixed to the verso of the title-page is the author’s advertisement, addressed to the Jockey Club’s publisher, J. S. Jordan, challenging him to publish this rebuttal as well, a challenge which Jordan apparently took up. ESTC T121552. Charles Pigott was a radical, a supporter of the French Revolution, and an admirer of Tom Paine.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49933
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  • FFOULKES, Charles
    ARMS AND THE TOWER

    Edition: First Edition

    London: John Murray, 1939. Green cloth. xii, 246, [2] pp + plates. Text paper a bit yellowed, with tanning to the page edges; endpapers and first and last leaf have foxing and tanning; 1945 ink gift inscription to front free end paper; thin covers just a bit bowed; else a VG tight and unworn copy. Worn price-clipped dust jacket has large chips, tanning, rubbing; fair. Reminiscences of the man who was for 25 years Curator and Master of the Tower [of London] Armouries. Much on antique arms and armour.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Fair, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 16810
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  • ARTHUR JAMES BALFOUR, first Earl of Balfour... by DUGDALE, Blanche E.C.
    DUGDALE, Blanche E.C.
    ARTHUR JAMES BALFOUR, first Earl of Balfour...

    New York: Putnam's, 1937. Two volumes, red cloth, Vol. I (1848-1906) pp 336 + plates; index. Vol. II (1906-1930) pp 343 + plates; index. Vol. I: ink owner name, page edges yellowed, else fine in VG jacket. Vol. II: ink owner names, yellowing to page edges and endpapers, near fine otherwise. Jacket has chips, rubbing, abrasion at foot of spine, just good. 2.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47959
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  • BATTLE OF NIEUPORT 1600. Two News Pamphlets and a Ballad . With an Introduction on News in Elizabethan England by D.C. Collins.

    London: Oxford University Press for the Shakespeare Association, 1935. Octavo, cream card covers. Spine lightly darkened, else fine. Facsimile reprint. Shakespeare Association Facsimiles, No. 9. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46024
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  • SHANNON, David A., editor (Beatrice Webb)
    BEATRICE WEBB'S AMERICAN DIARY 1898

    Edition: First printing

    Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1963. Grey cloth. pp 181; biographical directory, index. Ink owner name, else fine in VG price-clipped jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48684
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  • FULFORD, Roger, editor
    BELOVED MAMA. Private Correspondence of Queen Victoria and the German Crown Princess.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Evans, 1981. Green boards. (xiv), 209 pp + plates; index. Ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48111
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  • Bagehot, Walter
    Biographical Studies. Edited by Richard Holt Hutton

    New York: AMS Press, 1970. Facsimile reprint of the London, 1881, edition. Dark blue cloth without jacket, as issued. Ink owner name, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48155
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  • James, Edward
    Britain in the First Millennium

    London: Hodder Arnold, c2001. Glossy card covers. pp 310, maps in text, indexed. VG+ copy, no owner marks. This survey of medieval Britain presents the events comprising the two great invasions from Continental Europe as a coherent narrative. Unique both for its broad historical perspective and for its wide geographic coverage, Edward James all-encompassing history spans the long millennium from the first century BC through the Norman Conquest and covers events across the whole of Britain, from Cornwall to the Shetlands, providing the European context for events in England while also examining the many ways Britain differed from the rest of Europe.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47648
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  • KNORR, Klaus E.
    BRITISH COLONIAL THEORIES 1570-1850. With a Foreword by Harold A. Innis

    University of Toronto Press, 1968. 4th printing (first was in 1944). Octavo, blue cloth. pp (xx), 429, [3]. Fine copy, no owner marks. Price-clipped jacket has some creases tears, mild rubbing, VG generally. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hard Cover

    Book ID: 30312
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  • ORWELL, George and Reginald Reynolds , editors
    BRITISH PAMPHLETEERS: Volume I, From the 16th century to the 18th century

    Edition: First printing

    London: Allan Wingate, 1948. Brown cloth. Yellowing to the page edges, text paper very lightly toned, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has remains of a sticker from the Canadian distributor; nicks and tiny chips at head of spine; small tear to front panel, VG+ otherwise. Page 6-17 contains an Introduction by George Orwell.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49668
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  • "BROOKFIELD", Weston, Bath

    Bath, England: Auction brochure for the sale of this property on 10 Feb., 1909. Powell & Powell, Auctioneers, Bath. Printed portfolio, beige card covers. Four pages,stapled, plus a large folding colour plan. Tipped in are three photos of this large, stately house. Short shallow chip to fore edge of front cover; first leaf tanned (offset from front cover); soft creases to upper outer corners; first photo has a neat repair to blank side of a sliver of an outer corner; damp spot to lower margin of first leaf; and front cover; staples rusty; else VG, clean, tight & unworn. The property, "Containing excellent accomodation for a Gentleman's Family", was in Upper Weston, Bath, and was connected to the Weston Road.…

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    Bath, England: Auction brochure for the sale of this property on 10 Feb., 1909. Powell & Powell, Auctioneers, Bath. Printed portfolio, beige card covers. Four pages,stapled, plus a large folding colour plan. Tipped in are three photos of this large, stately house. Short shallow chip to fore edge of front cover; first leaf tanned (offset from front cover); soft creases to upper outer corners; first photo has a neat repair to blank side of a sliver of an outer corner; damp spot to lower margin of first leaf; and front cover; staples rusty; else VG, clean, tight & unworn. The property, "Containing excellent accomodation for a Gentleman's Family", was in Upper Weston, Bath, and was connected to the Weston Road. 8 acres, with an entrance lodge, stables, gardeners' cottages, a stream, fruit & vegetable gardens, and pasture. The property had been in the possession of the Cochrane family.

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    Book ID: 40637
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  • CARPENTER, Edward
    CANTUAR: the Archbishops and their office

    Edition: First printing

    London: Cassell, 1971. Octavo, blue cloth. pp (10), 562 + plates; indexed. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a creased corner tear to rear panel, VG otherwise. A history of the Archbishops of Canterbury. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41993
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