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Patents for Inventions. Abridgements of Specifications. Class 44. Fastenings, Lock, Latch, Bolt and Other (including Safes and strong-rooms) 1893 - 1924

By: N/A

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, His Majestys Stationery Office: 1893

Seller ID: 22106


Small 4to. 1893 - 1924. 10 parts in 5 volumes bound as issued in paper wrappers. Covering the period 1855-1920. Some wrappers chipped with loss and light uniform browning otherwise good. Recently cased in black cloth gilt. An exceptional unbroken run covering the heyday of the manufacture of locks and fastenings including detailed description of the functioning of each of many thousands of patents in this category, the majority with a woodcut explanatory diagram to acco... View more info

Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border Consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballads Collected in the Southern Counties of scotland THREE VOLUMES

By: N/A

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, James Ballantyne: 1806

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 29282


8vo. 1806. 3 vols (complete). 282,434,471pp. Pages browned with some foxing to all volumes as well as some sporadic minor marks. Good overall. Original boards with corners repaired. Respined in brown calf with new e.p.s and original red morocco labels. One label rubbed. Good and sound. View more info

An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk Containing a Description of the Towns, Villages, and Hamlets, with the foundations of Monasteries, Churches, Chapels, Chantries, and other Relgious Buildings [Complete in 11 Volumes]

By: Blomefield, Francis

Price: £975.00

Publisher: London, William Miller: 1805

Seller ID: 32191


8vo. 1805-1810. 11 volumes, wanting map of Marshland (seldom present) otherwise c+p, Owners bookplate on front pastedowns, overall a good, clean set internally with sporadic browning and light foxing, bound in half calf, marbled boards, red mor. gt labels, light wear. Further images on request. View more info

The Impartial Expositor and Family Bible Containing the Old and New Testament TWO VOLUMES

By: Blomfield, E.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Bungay, Brightly and Childs: 1815

Seller ID: 22903


4to. 2 vols (complete) (1815.1816). Bungay printing .Early ink inscriptions to feps relating to the family Pollit. Engraved frontis to each volume and 20 engravings. Some foxing throughout, Good otherwise in full decorative dark brown calf with raised bands. Worn and scuffed with superficial cracking to spines. Hinges split but remain sound. Good. Images available on request. View more info

The Works of George Borrow; The Gypsies of Spain [The Zincali], The Bible in Spain, Lavengro, The Romany Rye, Wild Wales, Romano Lavo-Lil, [in 6 volumes]

By: Borrow, George

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1907

Seller ID: 31201


8vo. 6 volumes, The Gypsies of Spain [The Zincali] (1923), The Bible in Spain (1914), Lavengro (1907), The Romany Rye (1914), Wild Wales (1919), Romano Lavo-Lil (1919), foredges and endpapers browned and a litlle foxed otherwise light browning, light sporadic foxing, good copies in good original olive green cloth, extrmities rubbed, Wild Wales slightly darker green cloth. View more info

A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain & Ireland Volume 1 & 2 Plus Addenda Volume. THREE VOLS

By: Burke, John & Burke, John Bernard

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1847

Seller ID: 33068


8vo. 2 vols and addenda volume (complete set), owners bookplate to front pastedowns, specled foredges, some faint foxing on endpapers, light uniform browning internally, good in half calf gilt, hinges cracked but sound on volumes 1 and 2, addenda volume rehinged, bindings worn, a bit scruffy, good only. View more info

The Armorie of England Scotland and Ireland

By: Burke, John and Burke, John Bernard

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Edward Churton: 1842

Seller ID: 30431


4to. dec frontis, ad leaves, uncut, owners bookplate on front pastedown, foredges browned, some light browning to pages, good in original boards rebacked with original spine relaid, extremities worn, good. This book weighs over 2 kilos and additional postage costs will apply. View more info

The Works of Captain Richard Burton SEVEN VOLUMES

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: £795.00

Publisher: London, Tylston and Edwards: 1893

Edition: Memorial Edition

Seller ID: 28909


8vo. 1893-4. Memorial edition. 4 titles in 7 vols. (complete). Library labels to upper paste-downs. Light browning to pages and sporadic foxing. Small library stamp on verso of plates and occasionally in text, otherwise a crisp, tight set. All plates and maps present..(Marginal bleed of Armenian bole from top edge affecting only plates in Vikram.). Original black cloth gilt.Vol 1 rebacked with original spine relaid. Minor bubblling to cloth to three vols. Bumping to corn... View more info

Early Letters of Thomas Carlyle Vol I 1814 -1821 & Vol II. 1821-1826 and Letters of Thomas Carlyle Vol . 1826--1832 & Vol II. 1832-1836 FOUR VOLUMES

By: Carlyle, Thomas; Norton, C.E. (ed)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1886

Seller ID: 32439


8vo. 4 volumes, 1886-1888, uncut, owners bookplate on front pastedowns, foredges browned, some light browning internally, good plus in original green cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, good plus. This set of four weigh just over 3 kilos and additional poastage costs will apply (i.r.o an extra £3.50 within the UK) View more info

Photography A Journal for Every Camera User, Volume XVIII. July to December, 1904

By: Child Bayley, R. (ed)

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Iliffe & Sons Limited: 1904

Seller ID: 26106


4to. Photography A Journal for Every Camera User, Volume XVIII. July to December, 1904, light age related browning, good plus in original blue cloth gilt, rebacked with original spine relaid, light edgewear, good. A heavy book that will attract additional postage costs, accurate costs will be quoted. View more info

La Russie en 1839. 4 Volumes.

By: Custine, Le Marquis De

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Paris, Libraraire d'Amyot: 1843

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 6645


8vo. Second (and best) edition. 4 vols.C.p. 1 folding plate. Some sporadic foxing in all vols. E.p.s slightly browned otherwise good, tight copies. original half morocco gilt and marble-papered boards. Spines and extremities worn but gilt mostly bright, some worming on upper hinge volume 4. Good. View more info

Fifty Years of Sport At Oxford, Cambridge and Great Public Schools. THREE VOLUME SET

By: Desborough, Lord (Edited by A.C.M. Croome.)

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, Walter Southwood & Co., Limited: 1913

Seller ID: 24739


1913, 1913 & 1922. 3 volumes (complete) Folio. Vol. I and II Oxford and Cambridge (1913); vol. III Eton, Harrow and Winchester (1922). foredges browned, sporadic foxing, good plus in very good contemporary full brick coloured full morocco with dark tooled box design to spines, gilt titles. Ruled panelling to boards; gilt tooled circle medalion to centre of each upper board. Top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled end papers. View more info

Dio's Roman History with and English Translation By Earnest Cary in Nine Volumes. NINE VOLUME SET

By: Dio (Trans Earnest Cary)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1914

Seller ID: 33540


8vo. 9 volumes (complete), 1914-1927 issues, teg, very small ink ownership inscription on front endpaper of volumes 4 and 5, faint foxing and browning foedges and endpapers, internally light uniform browning, good in original green cloth gilt, slight colour variant bindings, lifght wear to extremities, some minor markings, light shelfwear, good. View more info

Rural Cyclopedia or a General Dictionary of Agriculture, Arts, Sciences, Instruments and Practice Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier FOUR VOLUMES

By: John M. Wilson (ed)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Fullarton & Co: 1852

Seller ID: 17723


Small 4to. 1852-1854. 4 volumes. Ex lib, but minimal stamps. 69 steel engraved plates (7 hand-coloured). Some foxing and browning throughout all vols and sporadic damp staining affecting some plates. Good tight copies otherwise in handsome decorative half calf gilt with red and black labels. Boards a little marked and worn and spines rubbed but still a bright set. Good. Images available on request. View more info

Kelly's Directory of Norfolk 1888

By: Kelly

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Kelly: 1888

Seller ID: 19619


large 8vo. 1888. with torn map. Good. Recased in original boards with remains of spine laid down. View more info

Kelly's Directory of Dorsetshire 1927

By: Kelly

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Kelly's Directories Limited: 1927

Edition: Seventeenth Edition

Seller ID: 28841


Small 4to. 1927. Lacks map. 400pp plus ad lls. Light browning to pages and some minor creasing to margin of one page. Good in original red cloth. Faded and damp speckled with light shelf-wear. Good otherwise. View more info

Kelly's Directory of Wiltshire 1935

By: Kelly

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Kelly's Directories Ltdlondon: 1935

Edition: Nineteenth Edition

Seller ID: 28842


Small 4to. 1935. With folding map. 437pp. Light soiling to e.p.s Pages browned otherwise good in original red cloth. Some fading and marking with light wear to corners and spine. Good. View more info

Kelly's Directory of Essex 1937

By: Kelly

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Kelly's Directory Ltd: 1937

Edition: Seventeenth Edition

Seller ID: 28847


Small 4to. 1937. Wanting map.898pp plus ad lls. Light foxing and soiling to e.p.s, browning to pagers and a few minor turned corners otherwise good. Original red cloth gilt. Wear to extremities and slight fading to spine. Slightly shaken otherwise good. View more info

Kelly's Directory of Hertfordshire 1937

By: Kelly

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Kelly's Directories Ltd: 1937

Edition: Seventeenth Edition

Seller ID: 28848


Small 4to. 1937. Wanting map. 498pp. Library ink stamp to upper paste-down. Light soiling to e.p.s and browning to pages. Good in red cloth gilt. Extremities rubbed and spine very slightly faded. Good. View more info

Kelly's Directory of Huntingdonshire 1936

By: Kelly

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Kelly's Directories Ltd: 1936

Edition: Twenty First Edition

Seller ID: 28849


Small 4to. 1936. 21st edition. Folding map. 4" clean tear. 122pp plus ad lls. Library ink stamp to paste-downs. Pages browned otherwise good in original red cloth gilt. Wear to extremities and spine dull. Good. View more info