THE SEATS OF THE NOBILITY AND GENTRY IN GREAT BRITAIN AND WALES. In a collection of views, engraved by W. Angus. From pictures and drawings by the most eminent artists. With descriptions of each view.
Published by W. Angus. Gwynne's Buildings, Islington. Dated 1787, but actually 1815. Oblong 4to. (12 x 9.4 inches). A nice wide margined copy with all edges untrimmed. Illustrated with engraved title & 63 engraved views, each with a descriptive leaf of letterpress opposite. Originally issued in 1787 with just 48... Item #9508
BAINES. EDWARD.; Whatton. W. R. Contributes.
THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTY PALATINE AND DUCHY OF LANCASTER. The biographical department by W. R. Whatton.
Fisher, Son & Co. London.,1836. FIRST EDITION. Four volumes. Large paper edition. Large 4to. (13 x 10.5 inches). Four extra title pages, each giving dates between 1831 and 1835 and listing the publisher as Fisher, Son and Jackson of London. Illustrated with 2 hand coloured, double page maps of Lancashire... Item #7398
VECTIS SCENERY. (Isle of Wight). Being a series of original and select views, exhibiting the picturesque beauties, local peculiarities, and places of particular interest in The Isle of Wight, drawn from nature and Engraved by George Brannon, many years resident in Newport. To which are prefixed, a copious topographical description and the general tours of the Island, embracing every information in the least degree useful to Strangers. -- New edition, corrected up to the year 1825.
Published by the Engraver, Kingsland, Southampton. 1825. New Edition. Oblong quarto. (12 x 9.5 inches). Finely illustrated with a full page map and 26 full page engraved views, each with a tissue guard and 42 pages of text. Complete. A very good copy in contemporary boards with marbled paper and... Item #9555
BRAYLEY. EDWARD WEDLAKE.
Robert Best Ede, Dorking. & Tilt and Bogue, London. 1841-48. FIRST EDITION. FIVE VOLUMES. Small 4to. (9.4 x 6.4 inches). Illustrated with 129 steel engravings throughout. Some minor foxing to a few pages otherwise a very good, bright set recently bound in half brown calf, spines with five raised bands... Item #1671
Printed for J.G & F.Rivington,London & sold by Ridge,Worcester.,1834. FIRST (AND ONLY) EDITION.4to.INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR-"To Col.Bainbridge/With the authors best regards" on front paste down.Errata slip loosely inserted.Litho frontis and one litho illustration in the text,both with original tissue guard.Original paper covered boards with litho illustration to front board.Spine heavily chipped.Four... Item #3271
CONRAD. JOSEPH.; .
Privately Printed by Clement Shorter. London.,1919. LIMITED EDITION. One of just 25 copies printed. 20pp. Unopened copy, sewn in wraps. (10.1 x 7.8 inches). Printed on hand made Aldwich paper. Red paper wraps, sewn with original red cord. Printed in black to front panel. Edges a little rubbed but essentially... Item #7558
The Celandine Press.Warwickshire.,1989. LIMITED EDITION.One of 150 copies,Signed by the Author.28pp booklet.Lecture delivered by Drabble at the Shakespeare centre,Starford upon Avon,on 2 April 1988.A very good copy in hand made marbled paper wraps,with white printed label to front panel.:. Item #5963
FERREY.BENJAMIN.Architect.; BRAYLEY.EDWARD WEDLAKE.Writes the text.
THE ANTIQUITIES OF THE PRIORY OF CHRIST CHURCH,HANTS. Consisting of plans,sections,elevations,details,and perspective views;accompanied by Historical and descriptive accounts of the Priory Church;together with some general particulars of the Castle a
Printed for Benjamin Ferrey,Bloomsbury,London.,1834. FIRST EDITION.4to.LARGE PAPER.COPY.Book measures 13.6 x 10.4 inches.20 fine full page wood engravings after designs by Ferrey.Repair to tear in margin of one illustrated page,not affecting the text.Light dampstain to the corner margin of the engraved frontis and 12 plates,not affecting the images at all.Overall a.... Item #3759
FISHER.JOHN.Introduces.; PROCKTER.ADRIAN & TAYLOR.ROBERT,Compile.
London topographical society.,1979. 4to.Reproduces many maps of London including from Stow`s survey.Fine in dustwrapper.:. Item #3282
GATOR. SIR GEORGE. -- GODFREY. WALTER H. Edit.
TRAFALGAR SQUARE AND NEIGHBOURHOOD. (The Parish of St. Martin in the fields, Part III). Survey of London. Volume 18.
London County Council. London. 1940. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11.7 x 9.3 inches). One of only 700 copies printed, this being number 461. Illustrated with 1 colour plate before the text, over 200 photos and drawings on 110 mono plates, plus 44 illustrations in the text and 21 heraldic illustrations. xxii... Item #8991
THE SONGS AND BALLADS OF CUMBERLAND. To which are added dialect and other poems;with biographical sketches,notes and glossary.
George Routledge and Sons.London.,1866. FIRST EDITION.Portrait frontis of Susanna Blamire.Some foxing to the first three leaves otherwise a very good copy in nineteenth century half dark green morocco.Spine ruled and lettered in gilt.Green pebble grained cloth on boards.Marbled endpapers.Top edge gilt.Some rubbing to the edges of the binding but overall... Item #4638
London topographical society.,1982. 4to.Contains detailed street maps reproduced from Rocque`s survey of London in the mid eighteenth century.Fine in dustwrapper.:. Item #3280
Cadell and Davies. London. 1803. FIRST EDITION. Folio. (18.7 x 11.6 inches). Extra- Illustrated. Contains the 110 plates (11 of these finely hand coloured) called for plus another 8 aquatint views. A very good copy in contemporary boards with black calf corners and covered in marbled paper. Re-spined with matching... Item #9556
NELSON.Sir THOMAS JAMES.Edits And Introduces.; .
RICHMOND PARK. Extracts from the records of Parliament and of the Corporation of London,relating to the transfer to and the possession of Richmond park by the City of London,A.D. 1649-60.
Published by Authority of the Corporation and printed by Blades,East & Blades.London.,1883. FIRST EDITION.Large 8vo.(10 x 7.6 inches).illustrated with double page view of The King's Palace at Richmond after Wenceslas Hollar,and five Oval photographs of the park mounted onto pages with gilt decorative borders and lettering.A very good bright copy... Item #5795
NEWCOME.The Reverend PETER.; .
THE HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT AND ROYAL FOUNDATION,CALLED THE ABBEY OF ST.ALBAN. In the county of Hertford,from the founding therfof,in 793,to its dissolution,in 1539.Exhibiting the life of each Abbot,and the principal events relating to the Monastery,d
Printed for the author by J.Nichols.London.,1795. SECOND EDITION.4to.(11 x 8.7 inches).Illustrated with copper engraved frontis,two fold out plans,and a large fold out hand coloured map of Hertford.Page edges with very light stain,frontis more heavily stained,again just to mergins.Contemporary full brown calf.Boards with gilt double twist borders.Spine ruled & decorated in... Item #5895
SLIGHT. HENRY & JULIAN.
CHRONICLES OF PORTSMOUTH. The history, antiquities and present state of every public ediface of the towns of Portsmouth, Portsea, Gosport, Southsea, and surrounding country: The origin, progressive improvements, expenses, &c. of the Naval establishments.
Lupton Relfe. London. 1828. FIRST EDITION. 12mo. (7.7 x 4.5 inches). xvi, 248pp. A folding colour aquatint plate, showing a street scene, presumably in Portsmouth (the title and engraver names have been trimmed off), mounted onto the blank endpaper opposite the title page. Previous owners names to the front paste-down... Item #8306
W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. London. No date. Circa 1920. Collins King's Classics edition. 8vo. Inscribed by Symons on the front free endpaper " To Dora Gordine from Arthur Symons November 14: 1925". A very good tidy copy in publishers beige cloth with dark green label, lettered and with... Item #8545
TELFORD, Thomas. & DOUGLAS, James. DODD, Ralph. DANCE, George. JESSOP, William. DOUGLAS, James. DODD, Ralph. DANCE, George. JESSOP, William.
The Several Plans and Drawings Referred to in the Third Report from the Select Committee upon the Improvement of the Port of London. Ordered to be printed 28th July 1800. --- Volume of engravings of proposed London Bridges.
Printed by Hansard, London. 1800. Large folio.(26.6 x 20.5 inches). List of plates and 21 fine double page, and larger plans and diagrams,copper engravings and aquatint, six of them hand coloured. Complete.------The engravings when opened out extend from 42 inches to as much as 73 inches (for Mr Wilson's proposed... Item #6753
TIPPING. H. AVRAY.
ENGLISH HOMES. Norman & Plantagenet; Early Tudor; Medieval & Early Early Tudor; Late Tudor & Early Stuart (2 volumes); Late Stuart; Sir John Vanbrugh & His School; Early Georgian; Late Georgian.
Country Life. London. 1920 - 37. 9 Volumes - Complete. Folio.(16.2 x 11.4 inches). Six volumes are First Editions. Three of the volumes are second editions, published in 1929 (Period 2, Vol. 1. ; Period 3, Vol. 1. ; Period 5, Vol. 1.). Fully illustrated throughout with thousands of black... Item #9389
THE ROYAL CHARTER OF CONFIRMATION. Granted by His Most Excellent Majesty King James II to the Trinity-House of Deptford Strond; for the Government and Increase of the Navigation of England, and the relief of poor Mariners, their Widows, and Orphans,
London, printed in the year, 1763. 1763. FOURTH EDITION. 8vo. (7.3 x 4.7 inches). iv, 178pp, 1 page "A list of the thirty one elder brethren appointed by the charter of King James the Second". Index is leaf iii/iv after the title page. Some offsetting to the edges, from the... Item #8883
Country Life Limited. London. 1927. FIRST EDITION. Folio. Introduction by Arthur T. Bolton. Recently rebound in half red morocco with complimentary red cloth boards. Spine has raised bands with black title label and gilt lettering. Gilt decorative motif in compartments, gilt rule top and tail of spine. Top edge gilt... Item #1690
VARIOUS AUTHORS.; Watt.; Geddie.; Hutchings,; Watson.; Bonnie.; Bradbury.; Cameron.; Senior.
Cassell & Company Limited. London.,1889. FIRST EDITION. 4to.(12.8 x 10.2 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with over 200, mostly wood engraved, maps and views, some full page. A very good, bright and clean copy in the publishers original bevelled edged blue cloth binding. Gilt rules and lettering to front board and... Item #7400
VARIOUS AUTHORS.; Watt.; Geddie.; Senior,; Watson.; Bonney.; Sabel.; Cameron.; Strong.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN. Rivers of the South and West Coast. Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial.
Cassell & Company Limited. London.,1897. FIRST EDITION. 4to.(12.8 x 10.2 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with Etched frontis and over 200, mostly wood engraved, maps and views, some full page. A very good, bright and clean copy in the publishers original bevelled edged red, morocco grained, cloth binding. Gilt rules and... Item #7401
WARNER. Reverend. RICHARD. Of Bath.
Printed by R. Cruttwell, Bath, and sold by G. G. and J. Robinson, London. 1802. FIRST EDITION. 2 Volumes bound in 1. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.6 inches). iv,316PP. -- iv, 300pp. Illustrated with 2 full page tinted aquatint frontispieces, 10 line maps within the text and and 2 fine woodcut... Item #8956
WARNER. Reverend. RICHARD. Of Bath.
Printed by R. Cruttwell, Bath, and sold by G. G. and J. Robinson, London. 1800. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.5 inches). vi,222pp, 2pp author and publishers adverts. Illustrated with 2 full page sepia aquatints, 12 line maps and 5 fine woodcut vignettes within the text. A very good copy... Item #8776