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ALECTO HISTORICAL EDITIONS (PUBLISHERS): The County of Nottinghamshire according to the Domesday Book, 1086-1087. The County Edition of Great Domesday Book. Limited to 1000 copies.

London: Alecto Historical Editions, 1987. Number 13 of a limited edition of 1,000 copies published between 1987 and 1990. The volumes, one being a facsimile of the original manuscript relating to Nottinghamshire with maps in pocket, another being 'Domesday Book Studies' and the last being a volume of Notes and Translation. Three volumes folio, original quarter cream linen with brown boards. An excellent set in the original slipcase which is also in excellent condition.

£150.00

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ARNOLD, THOMAS; TALFOURD, SIR THOMAS NOON (& others). E. POCOCKE (Editor): The History of the Roman Republic from the Earliest Times to the time of Sylla.

Item No. 17159

London: John Joseph Griffin, 1852. Second edition. 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches), 528-pages. 19th Century full tan calf, narrow gilt rules on sides, the upper cover gilt blocked, "Totteridge Park School 1869". The spine gilt and with red and black lettering pieces; a little light scuffing, small dark spot in lower compartment of backstrip, overall very good and strongly bound. Prize label on front pastedown.

£30.00

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BAINVILLE, JACQUES: Histoire de France.

Item No. 10607

Paris: Artheme Fayard, n.d. 8vo, pp.572:(1), quarter dark blue morocco, spine decorated in gilt, marbled boards. An attractive binding in excellent condition.

£25.00

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BALLARD, ADOLPHUS: The Domesday Boroughs.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1904. First edition. Tall 8vo, pp.135, original blue cloth, no dustwrapper; binding spine headbands and corners bumped and rubbed, some edge-rubbing particularly to top edge of front cover; internally, page edges lightly browned, browning and foxing to endpapers and prelimns. Bookplate to front pastedown.

£15.00

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BOLDREWOOD, ROLF: Robbery Under Arms ..... Goldfields of Australia.

Item No. 16923

 

London: Macmillan, 1937. 8vo (7 3/8 x 4 3/4 inches), 506-pages. Contemporary full prize tree calf, decorative gilt border to sides, spine gilt in compartments with double lettering piece, all edges marbled. Prize label on front free endpaper, "Sandroyd School" gilt blocked on upper cover. In excellent condition and very attractive.

£36.00

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BOUCHIER, E.S: Spain Under the Roman Empire.

Oxford: Blackwell, 1914. First edition. Folding map at end. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches wide), pp.200, original blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, no dustwrapper; binding headbands and corners bumped and slightly rubbed, else good; internally, page edges untrimmed and browned, endpapers browned, a small amount of foxing, some joints cracked with stitching very slightly strained between pp.64-5 but binding very firm.

£15.00

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BURNET, GILBERT: Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time. From the Restoration of K. Charles II. to the conclusion of the treaty of peace at Utrecht, in the reign of Queen Anne. To which is prefixed, a summary recapitulation of affairs in church and state, from King James I to the Restoration in the year 1660. Together with the author's life, and some explanatory notes by the editor, his son, late one of the judges of his majesty's Court of Common Pleas. The whole revised and corrected by him. The third edition.

Item No. 17155

Item No. 17155

Engraved portrait frontispiece of Burnet by Ravenet after Hoadly. 4 volumes 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: lxxxiii:(1):566:(6); (8):583; (7):484; & (8):486, plus substantial unpaginated index. Contemporary full tan calf, spine gilt with black lettering piece and crimson numbering pieces. Some rubbing, headbands a little chipped, some joints cracked but very firm, chip out of one lettering piece. All 4 half-titles are present.

£200.00

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CHURCHILL, WINSTON S: The World Crisis 1916-1918, Part I.

London: Thornton Butterworth, 1927. First edition, first impression. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 292-pages, original blue cloth. Binding marked, headbands bruised, browning to edge of text block, cracked at one inner gutter but firm, endpapers tanned. Ex Boots library with remains of their label on upper cover & library label on rear pastedown, no other library markings.

£15.00

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CHURCHILL, WINSTON S: The World Crisis 1916-1918, Part II.

London: Thornton Butterworth, 1927. First edition, first impression. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), original blue cloth. Tipped-in errata. Binding marked, headbands bruised, browning to edge of text block, endpapers tanned. Ex Boots library with remains of their label on upper cover & library label on rear pastedown, no other library markings

£15.00

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CHURCHILL, WINSTON S: The World Crisis, The Aftermath.

London: Thornton Butterworth, 1929. First edition, first impression. 4 folding maps. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), original blue cloth. Tipped-in errata. Binding marked, headbands bruised, browning to edge of text block, endpapers tanned. Bubbling of cloth of binding. Internally very good. Ex Boots library with remains of their label on upper cover, no other library markings

£55.00

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CRAKE, A. D: Alfgar the Dane or the second chronicle of Aescendune, a Tale of the Days of Edmund Ironside. Ninth edition.

Item No. 17179

London: Longmans, Green, 1895. 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches), 242-pages. Contemporary full tan calf. decorative gilt border to sides, upper cover gilt blocked "The Grange School, Eastbourne", spine gilt in conpartments and lettered direct, All edges marbled, Boards with some marking, spine gilt a little dulled, some light rubbing; endpapers foxed, overall very sound. "Hoiday Task Prize" inscription on verso of front free endpaper.

£20.00

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D'AUBIGNE, J.H. MERLE: History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century. Translated from the French by Walter K. Kelly.

Item No. 2314

London: Whittaker & Co, n.d. c. 1850. Large 8vo, pp.582, contemporary full polished tan calf, spine gilt extra ; spine a little dulled, edges of boards damp-marked. Contemporary inscription on front fly-leaf. Generally a very good copy in a good, strong and attractive mid-19th Century binding.

£30.00

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DEROY, LEON: Les Chroniques du Chateau de Fontainebleau.

Paris: Pierre Roger, n.d. Plates. 4to, pp.266, quarter black morocco, spine gilt ruled on raised bands, marbled boards. In very good condition.

£20.00

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DES, FONTAINES, M. L'ABBE: The History of the Revolutions of Poland from the Foundation of That Monarchy, to the Death of Augustus II.

Item No. 7885

London: for T. Woodward and C. Davis, 1739. First and only edition in English. Folding engraved map. 8vo, pp.(4):428, contemporary full tan calf, spine gilt in compartments within raised bands. Lacking most of lettering piece, joints cracked but firm, base of spine a little chipped. Generally a very crisp copy. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir John Eden Bart (1740-1812)

£225.00

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DUPLESSIS, ROBERT S: Transitions to Capitalism in Early Modern Europe. In the New Approaches to European History series.

Cambridge University Press, 1997. First edition. Softback. 8vo (9 x 6 inches),329-pages, original glazed wrappers. Signature on half-title else fine.

£16.00

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FERGUSON, ADAM: The History of the Progress and Termination of the Roman Republic.

Item No. 16342

Item No. 16342

London: W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1783. 6 engraved maps, four of which folding. Three volumes 4to ( 11 x 9 inches), contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Rubbed, joints cracked but firm, lacking lettering pieces. Volume one with piece torn from one blank lower margin, damp marking to endpapers and to a few margins within. Volume three with damp marking to endpapers.

Generally all three volumes internally good, the maps very fresh. Heavy (6kg), extra overseas postage will be requested.

£350.00

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FORESTER, THOMAS (Trans.): The Chronicle of Henry of Huntingdon.....Also the Acts of Stephen, King of England ......

Item No. 17127

London: Henry G. Bohn,1853. 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), pages: xxviii:442. 19th Century half maroon calf, the spine gilt on raised bands, gilt floral ornaments in compartments, gilt lettered direct, all edges marbled. The blue cloth sides unattractively mottled from damp, the attractive leather binding not affected neither is the text, internally excellent. The cloth sides would benefit by re-colouring.

£25.00

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GOLDSMID, EDMUND [Editor]: Bibliotheca Curiosa. The Apologie of George Brisset, Lord of Gratence. Written upon consideration of the inhumane murther of the late French king .....

Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1884. One of 75 Large Paper copies (from an edition of 350). Title in red and black. 8vo, pp.29, original printed wrappers; wrappers browned torn and chipped. Originally published 1610.

£15.00

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GREEN, JOHN RICHARD: A Short History of the English People.

Item No. 17562

London: Macmillan, 1877. Folding coloured maps. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 847-pages. Contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards, spine gilt extra with green lettering piece, all edges marbled; excellent and attractive.

£35.00

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HACK, MARIA: Stories of English History during the Middle Ages.

Item No. 16045

London: Virtue n.d. circa 1875. Plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 264-pages. Contemporary full tan calf, double gilt rules to sides, spine gilt in 5 compartments with black lettering piece. An attractive binding in very good condition. Prize label on front pastedown.

£25.00

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HALLAM, HENRY: View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages. Eighth edition.

Item No. 17217

London: John Murray, 1841. Volume 2 only (of 2). 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), 560-pages. Contemporary half brown calf, marbled boards, spine gilt extra with green lettering piece and small circular crimson numbering piece. Corners scuffed, narrow band of fading to backstrip on lower cover. A handsome binding in very good condition.

£20.00

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HARDY, W. J: The Handwriting of the Kings & Queens of England. With Photogravures and Facsimiles of Signatures and Historical Documents.

Item No. 16941

London: The Religious Tract Society, 1893. First edition. Plates with tissue guards. Small folio (12 x 8 inches), 176-pages. Original blue cloth blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Several small punctures to the surface of the upper cover; foxing to prelims. and occasionally elsewhere.

£21.00

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HARRISON, C: A Humorous History of England.

London: Warrick & Bird, 1920. The Essentials of England's History told in Rhyme. 48 illustrations. 4to (9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches), 24-pages, original coloured pictorial wrappers. Published at 3d. Seemingly sponsored by "Iron Jelloids" as advertisements for this tonic for men appear throughout. Vertical central fold, else good.

£10.00

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HIGGONS, B: Historical and Critical Remarks on Bishop Burnet's History of Our Time.

Item No. 7953

London: for P. Meighan, 1725. First edition. 8vo, pp.(8):454, early 19th Century full diced tan calf, spine with burgundy lettering piece. Rubbed, spine darkened. Prelims. foxed, light scattered foxing to the text. With contemporary signature on title. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Johnson Eden Bart (1774-1844).

£100.00

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HONE, NATHANIEL J: The Manor and Manorial Records.

London: Methuen [In the "Antiquary's Books" series], 1906. Plates. 8vo, pp.xv:357 plus advertisements at end. Original red cloth blocked in gilt. Spine faded, some foxing, label removed from front free endpaper. Generally sound.

£15.00

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HOYLE, R. W: The Pilgrimage of Grace and the Politics of the 1530s.

Oxford University Press, 2001. First edition. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches), 487-pages. Original black cloth. Signature on front free endpaper else excellent. Cut panels of dust jacket loosely inserted at end.

£45.00

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KNIGHTS, MARK: Politics and Opinion in Crisis, 1678-81. In the Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History series.

Item No 16096

Cambridge University Press, 1994. First edition. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 424-pages, original brown cloth; excellent. Signature on front free endpaper, cut panel of dust jacked loosely inserted at end.

£38.00

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LABAUME, EUGENE: Histoire Abregee de la Republique de Venise.

Item No. 13663

Paris: Favre & Le Normant, 1811. Two volumes 8vo (8 x 5 inches), pages: xiv:293 & 442, contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards, spines blocked in blind and gilt with crimson lettering and numbering pieces. Some foxing, half-title to Volume 1 holed. Overall a very attractive copy in very good condition.

£150.00

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LANG, ANDREW: Historical Mysteries.

London: Smith, Elder, 1905. Second edition. Frontispiece. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 304-pages. Well bound in black buckram with black morocco gilt lettering piece. Some foxing.

£12.00

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MILLOT, L'ABBE: Elemens de l'Histoire de France. Nouvelle Edition.

Item No. 2331

Paris: Les Libraires Associes, 1809. Four volumes, small 8vo, contemporary full calf calf, spines gilt, lacking lettering pieces, several joints cracked but very firm.

£30.00

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MUNCK, THOMAS: The Peasantry and the Early Absolute Monarchy in Denmark 1660-1708.

Kobenhavn: Landbohistorisk Selskab, 1979. Large 8vo, pp.262, original blue cloth lettered in gilt, no dustwrapper; generally a very good copy.

£25.00

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NOLAN, MICHAEL: A Treatise of the Laws for the Relief and Settlement of the Poor.

London: Printed by A. Strahan for J. Butterworth, Law-Bookseller, Fleet-Street, 1805. First edition. Two volumes. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches), pages: xxxix:(1):390 & xxxi:384:188(appendix), plus substantial unpaginated index. Recent quarter mottled tan calf, spines with raised bands and crimson lettering pieces. Browning to foremargin of title to volume 1, contemporary signature on front fly. Generally very good indeed both internally and externally. The rare 1st edition. The 2nd edition, in 2 volumes, was published in1808; the 3rd edition, in 3 volumes, in 1814.

£650.00

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OLDCASTLE, HUMPHRY: Remarks on the History of England.

Item No. 7998

London: for R. Francklin, 1743. First edition. 8vo, pp. xv:328:(6),early 19th Century full diced tan calf, spine gilt on bands, blocked in blind in compartments, with lettering piece; joints cracked, spine and area of upper board darkened. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Johnson Eden Bart (1774-1844).

£60.00

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PHIPSON, DR T.L: The Storm and its Portents. Scenes from the Reign of Louis XVI.

London: Richard Bentley, 1878. First edition. Large 8vo, pp.334:(1, advertisements), original dark green cloth blocked in gilt; binding headbands bumped, else very bright; internally, top page edges browned, ne gathering partly detached and stitching strained, joints cracked, with a W.H. Smith Library blindstamp on front free-endpaper, some foxing, some pages unopened.

£15.00

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PINCUS, STEVEN C. A: Proyestantism and Patriotism. Ideologies and the making of English foreign policy, 1650-1668. In the Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History series.

Item No. 16095

Cambridge University Press, 1996. First edition. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 506-pages, original brown cloth; excellent. Signature on front free endpaper, cut panel of dust jacked loosely inserted at end.

£20.00

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PUREY-CUST, ARTHUR P: Coronations: Their Rise and Dvelopment in England.

Leeds: Richard Jackson, 1911. First edition. Plates. 4to, pp.83:(5), original purple cloth blocked in gilt. Binding spotted, unevenly faded, headband pulled. Signature of Archer Cust on front free endpaper.

£25.00

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ROBERTS, MICHAEL: The Early Vasas. A History of Sweden 1523-1611.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1968. First edition. Black & white portrait frontispiece and four plates, maps. 8vo, pp.xiv:509, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding very good; dustwrapper frayed and rubbed at edges of spine and top outer corners, slightly soiled; internally excellent.

£25.00

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SHAW & SONS (Publishers): The Whole of the Tithe Acts to the Present Time.

London: Shaw and Sons, 1860. 8vo (7 x 4 1/4 inches), 139-pages plus unpaginated index. Contemporary grained binder's cloth with handwritten label to spine; label chipped. Some foxing. Signatures to front free endpaper and first leaf of text.

£20.00

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SOUTHERN HISTORY SOCIETY: Southern History. A Review of the History of Southern England. Volumes 7-19. A run of 13 volumes.

Lancaster: Carnegie Publishing, 1985 onwards. 13 annual volumes published 1985-1997. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches) each around 200-pages. Softbacks. Original green glazed printed wrappers. Very good. covering the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Gloucester, Wiltshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Oxford, Buckingham, Berkshire, Surrey, Sussex, & Kent.

£40.00

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STRICKLAND, AGNES: The Lives of the Queens of England from the Norman Conquest. A New Edition greatly revised and augmented. In Six Volumes.

London: Bell & Daldry, 1868. Six volumes 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), contemporary half green calf, spine gilt in 4 compartments and gilt lettered direct in the remaning 2. Marbled boards, all edges marbled.; edges of marbled boards rubbed, foxed within. Fly, half-title and frontispiece of all 6 volumes removed. Name on the reverse of front free endpapers, signature on titles. Some light rubbing to extremities, overall an attractive binding in good condition.

£90.00

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SWATLAND, ANDREW: The House of Lords in the Reign of Charles II. In the Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History series.

Item No. 16089

Cambridge University Press, 1996. First edition. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 288-pages, original brown cloth; excellent. Signature on front free endpaper, cut panels of dust jacked loosely inserted at end.

£25.00

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TAYLOR, A.J.P: English History 1914-1945.

Item No. 17879

Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1966. First reprint, with corrections. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 709-pages. Finely bound contemporary full blue crushed morocco, the sides with gilt rules and, to the upper cover, the gilt insignia of the RAF, and gilt blocked "Royal Air Force", the spine richly gilt in compartments with double crimson lettering pieces, all edges gilt. Presentation label from the RAF to Doctor Morgans Grammar School, Bridgwater, to mark the success of a former pupil in passing out at the top of his class at RAF Halton". Number and date in ink above label, remains of two small labels on front pastedown. Very good.

£48.00

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TAYLOR, A.J.P: A Century of Conflict 1848 - 1948.

Item No. 15078

London: The Folio Society, 2000. Second printing. 5 volumes 8vo (10 x 6 1/2 inches), original black cloth blocked in red & gilt. Fine in slightly scuffed else excellent slipcase. Heavy; extra postage will be requested.

£40.00

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TAYLOR, W.C: Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr Goldsmith's Abridgement of the History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Death of George II ......

London: Whittaker , 1837. Frontispiece, woodcuts in the text, folding map. 8vo, pp.viii:508:24 (Whittaker's list), full contemporary burgundy roan; headband a little rubbed.

£18.00

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TESTU (Publisher): Almanach National de France, Année commune M. DCC. XCIII [1793], l'an IIe de la République

Item No. 15175

Item No. 15175

Paris: Testu, [1793]. First edition. Folding engraved map. 8vo (8 x 5 inches), 567-pages. Contemporary very attractive revolutionary binding of full marbled tan calf, the spine blocked in gilt with spears and Phrygian caps within 4 compartments within raised bands, lettering pieces to the 2 remaining compartments; the binding in very good order. Internally front free endpaper partly detached, browning to margins of title and first few leaves, browning to last few leaves othewise good.

£250.00

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TOYNBEE, A.J: The Tragedy of Greece. A Lecture delivered for the Professor of Greek to Candidates for Honours in Literae Humaniores at Oxford in May 1920.

14955

Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1921. First edition. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), 42-pages, original printed wrappers; wire-stitched as issued. Good.

£35.00

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TULARD, JEAN: The French Revolution in Paris. Seen Through the Collections of the Carnavalet Museum.

Item No. 9228

Paris-Musees, February, 1989. First edition. English text. Illustrated in colour and black & white. Folio, pp.241, original burgundy vinyl decoratively blocked in gilt on spine and lettered and blocked in gilt on front cover, no dustwrapper; two lower corners of binding bumped and with small white marks to front corner; in all other respects, excellent.

£20.00

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SMITH, DAVID L: Constitutionall Royalism and the Search for Settlement, c. 1640-1649. In the Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History series.

Item No. 16099

Cambridge University Press, 1994. First edition. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 371-pages, original brown cloth; excellent. Signature on front free endpaper, cut panel of dust jacked loosely inserted at end.

£18.00

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WELLS, STEPHEN: The Tudor, Queen Mary, being an Abridged History of the Events and Personages connected with her reign.

Item No. 10460

London: Richardson and Son, 1854. First edition. 12mo, pp.(4, list of subscribers):(2, contents):83, original red cloth armorially blocked in gilt. Binding spotted, a little worn at head and base of spine. Presentaion copy from the author, so inscribed and dated, 1854, on endpaper, further later inscription below. Ink annotation to the list of subscribers by the author.

£35.00

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WILMOT, CHESTER: The Struggle for Europe.

Item No. 17875

London: Collins, 1965. Reprint. Maps, map endpapers retained. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 765-pages.Finely bound contemporary full blue crushed morocco, the sides with gilt rules and, to the upper cover, the gilt insignia of the RAF, and gilt blocked "Royal Air Force Halton", the spine richly gilt in compartments with double crimson lettering pieces, all edges gilt. Prize label on front free endpaper. Some light sunning & scuffing to the boards; overall very good.

£40.00

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YONGE, C. D. (Trans.) MATTHEW OF WESTMINSTER: The Flowers of History especially such as relate to the Affairs of Britain....collected by Matthew of Westminster.

Item No. 17126

London: Henry G. Bohn,1853. Two volumes 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), pages: viii:566 & viii:604. 19th Century contemporary half maroon calf, the spines gilt on raised bands, gilt floral ornaments in compartments, gilt lettered direct, all edges marbled, chip out of one corner piece. The blue cloth sides unattractively mottled from damp, the attractive leather binding not affected neither is the text, internally excellent. The cloth sides would benefit by re-colouring.

£45.00

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