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Charles Dickens: An Exhibition to Commemorate the Centenary of His Death

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, Victoria & Albert Museum: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006298


[xiv] + 121 pp. + 89 b&w plates. Moderate shelf/handing wear and binding lean, rubbed edges. Stiff paper covers have been laminated, apparently not original to publication. Excellent centenary exhibition for the Dickens enthusiast. View more info

Sunny Jersey

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, W. Mate & Sons, Ltd.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006464


Vintage travel/tourist guide to the Island of Jersey, large format, oblong. Red cloth, flexible covers, black lettering. Some loss at both spine extremities, moderately soiled. General handling wear, most evident at corners. 102 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, many period advertisements for hotels and businesses on the Island of Jersey. Large foldout panoramic of St. Aubin's Bay from the Somerville Hotel opposite first page of text, another of St. Helier's Harbour (with ... View more info

The Cathedrals of England and Wales: Their History, Architecture and Associations, with a Series of Rembrandt Plates and Many Illustrations in the Text [Complete in Two Volumes]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Paris, New York and Melbourne, Cassell and Company Ltd.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010837


Two volumes, complete. Blue cloth, ruled, decorated and lettered in black on front panels, lettered in gilt on spine panels, top edges in gilt. viii,240 + [vi],231 pp., illus. w/ 10 full page sepia plates per volume (20 total), with tissue guards, + numerous figures, drawings, plans set into text. Survey of Romanesque and Gothic cathedral architecture in the British Isles. Both volumes modestly rubbed along edges and joints, at corners and spine extremities, lightly soi... View more info

The Life of John Knox, the Scottish Reformer

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, American Sunday-School Union:

Seller ID: 011515


Originally issued 1833, this copy obviously vintage but undated; we would date to circa 1860s-70s. Burgundy cloth, blind ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine panel. Cloth shows modest surface rubbing with a few marks, rubbed corners and extremities, spine panel age-toned and somewhat flecked. 141 pp., frontis. illus. of Knox. Clean text block, much nicer than typically found. View more info

The Songs of Scotland, Chronologically Arranged, with Introduction and Notes [Second Edition]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Paris and New York, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin: 1871

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 015065


Violet cloth, elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt, text block edged in gilt. Ex-library copy, typically marked and stamped, with handwritten call label on lower spine. Spine panel has toned to a rather brownish hue. Some rubbing along edges, with area of loss at head of spine, some handling wear. Lacks front flyleaf, opening onto title page; both hinges neatly repaired with cloth tape. xlviii,583 pp. Interior a bit toned but otherwise intact. Undated, with intro... View more info

London Yesterday

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Corte Madera, CA, Gingko Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016730


96 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Slightly rubbed bottom front corner, else as issued. View more info

The Microcosm of London, or London in Miniature [Volume I]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co.: 1904

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019410


1/4 vellum-like paper, light blue-gray paper covered boards. Ex-library, typically marked and stamped, did not circulate, perforation stamps to title page and to final page of text (index). Lacks pp. ix-x (2 pages of the introduction), with tab in binding gutter. Modestly soiled covers, soiled backstrip with title label mostly lacking but with fully intact replacement label tipped in preceding rear flyleaf, exposure at corners. Private and institutional book plates on fr... View more info

London from Aloft: A Pictorial Survey of the British Capital City from a New Angle

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Dewynters Ltd. for Gordon Hotels Ltd.:

Seller ID: 023785


Cardstock wraps, illus. in red and blue with the image of an aeroplane and the Tower of London by Hicks. Undated, ca. 1920s, certainly pre-WW2; appears to have been published in various forms from about 1924 (the likely issue of our copy) into the '30s, eventually numbering up to 100 pp. Mildly rubbed joints and edges, firm binding. Former owner's name stamps on pp. 1 and 3. 80 pp., illus. w/ b&w aerial photographs of London, also many ads, including full-page color. An ... View more info

Historic Houses of the United Kingdom: Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Co.: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023864


Brown 1/2 morocco, dark green morocco covered boards, marbled endsheets, all text block edges in gilt. Lacking leather outer backing on spine panel, cloth binding underlay intact and sturdy. Front board detached. Leather corners rubbed with exposure at tips. Easily rebacked, if the new owner so desires. Interior nicely intact, solid Near Fine, with all gilt edges bright, pages a bit toned by age. viii,328 pp., illus. View more info

Flower of Cities: A Book of London - Studies and Sketches by 22 Authors

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027556


Black cloth, lettered in yellow. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at extremities, text block edges mildly toned by age. Color illus. dust jacket chipped at head of spine and at a few points along top edges, lightly soiled, now in archival mylar. 324 pp., illus. w/ original drawings, 24 plates in monochrome, 12 plates in color, 2 maps in color. View more info

Holiday and Health Resorts Guide: Official Illustrated Guide .[of] Places in England and Wales Served by the London Midland and Scottish Railway

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Newton le Willows, McCorquodale and Co. for London Midland and Scottish Railway: 1924

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028051


Ex-library copy, bound in dark red buckram, lettered in gilt. Original color illus. wraps retained. Typically marked and stamped, cloth a bit soiled, firm binding, sturdy reference copy. 528 pp., illus., (4) folding maps in rear pocket (North Wales, English Lakes, Lancashire Coast, Isle of Man) as called for, present and intact. Lacks rear flyleaf. Scarce, this copy cosmetically compromised but complete and intact in all of its essentials. View more info

Celebration in London of the Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen: Trooping the Colour on the Horse Guards Parade, 11 a.m., Thursday, June 11th, 1953

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Aldershot, England, The Wellington Press: 1953

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028052


Booklet, color pictorial wraps. Moderately soiled covers, mild handling wear. 20 pp., 10 color plates. Moisture adhesion damage to 2 pages (pp. 12-13), with some loss to lettering, light dampstaining to a few other areas internally. Somewhat marginal copy, but of historical interest in being only the second year of the Queen's birthday celebration following her 1952 accession to the throne. View more info

Wiltshire Notes and Queries: An Illustrated Quarterly Antiquarian & Genealogical Magazine: Vol. III (1899-1901)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Devizes and London, George Simpson/Phillimore and Co.: 1902

Edition: First Collected

Seller ID: 028327


Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt, bevelled edges. Minimally ex-library, non-circulating institutional collection with call label mounted on lower spine, no other marks/stamps and only slight shelf wear, text block edges slightly toned by age, slight evidence of repair to rear hinge. iv,625 pp., illus., index at rear. Much of genealogical interest to Pennsylvania Quaker family lines. Manuscript annotation on front flyleaf dated 1903 relates that this copy was ordered th... View more info

The New Album of London Views

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, 1890

Seller ID: 031313


Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, elaborately lettered/decorated in gilt and black. Covers modestly soiled, with cloth partially separated along front joint, rubbed rear fore-edge. Accordion-style fold-out, 16 panels, with several dozen sepia-tinted views based on photographs. Interior intact excepting 1/4" hole at lower corner of one latter view, resulting in minor loss to image. Original stationer's stamp to rear pastedown, Emdin of Fleet Street. Undated,... View more info

Lambeth Palace Library: A Short History

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Lambeth Palace Library: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032307


Booklet, ivory wraps, lettered in blue. Virtually as issued, now in protective PVC sleeve. 16 pp. View more info

Ordnance Survey: The English Lakes - South West Sheet: Wast Water and Coniston [Outdoor Leisure Map]

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Southampton, U.K., Director General of the Ordnance Survey: 1975

Seller ID: 034867


Large 1:25,000 scale folding map, in color, in stiff laminated cover. Cover shows some wear along edges, map fully intact. Undated, but with note stating boundaries revised to 1974. View more info

Sunny Jersey: The Official Island Guide [Cover Title: Jersey - Channel Islands]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Jersey Commercial Association: 1938

Seller ID: 035546


Tan wraps, lettered/illus. in purple, red, and mint green. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, one exterior stamp (top front edge), paper residue inside back cover over ad. 168 pp. w/ several unpaginated inserts, illus., many ads. Interior ad dates issue to ca. 1938. Covers moderately soiled/toned, interior OK. View more info

Dear Old London: 106 New Photographs

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, The Homeland Association Ltd.: 1920

Seller ID: 035547


Original gray wraps, lettered/illus. in dark blue, cord binding. [52] pp., 106 b&w photographs. Ex-libris perforation stamp to lower main title, one other stamp, otherwise unmarked. Minor shelf wear, interior a bit thumbed with light foxing to main title. Final leaf shows tape repair along bottom edge. Dates early to mid 1920s. View more info

Hampton Court Illustrated: A Popular Guide to the Palace and Gardens

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hugh Rees, Ltd.: 1908

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035549


Light blue pictorial wraps, lettered in black. Covers mildly tanned by age, light soiling. Text block detached from covers. 32 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps. View more info

The Royal Windsor Guide, with a Brief Account of Eton, Virginia Water, and the Surrounding Neighborhood - A New and Improved Edition, 1842

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Windsor, Berks, U.K., Printed by J. B. Brown, Castle Street: 1842

Seller ID: 035555


Original brown wraps, lettered/decorated in black. 74 pp. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, heavily worn. Front cover, front flyleaf, and main title all detached but present, all chipped with edge loss and fragile, main title with perforation stamp. Main contents complete and intact, several chips of loss to margins and corners. Quite compromised but textually complete, also excessively scarce and perhaps still useful to special collections concerning British r... View more info

Beck's Guide to Leamington, with a Comprehensive Account of Warwick, Kenilworth, Guy's Cliff, Stoneleigh, Stratford-upon-Avon, and the District Round Leamington, within a Circuit of Fifteen Miles [13th Edition]

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Leamington, U.K., John Beck: 1868

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035556


Original copy, rebound in 1/4 blue cloth with original wraps mounted on new boards, new endpapers. Ex-library copy, lightly marked/stamped, perforation stamp on main title. Former owner's signature and Sept. 10th, 1868 date along top edge of both front cover and main title, providing approx. year of publication. Minor edge loss to front cover (underboard fully intact). Binding firm. 85 pp. + rear ads. Folding map at rear detached but present, multiply mended with a... View more info

The Royal Windsor Guide, with a Brief Account of Eton, Virginia Water, and the Surrounding Neighborhood - A New and Enlarged Edition

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Windsor, Berks, U.K., J. B. Brown, Castle Street: 1858

Seller ID: 035558


Original tan wraps, lettered/illus. in blue with image of I. B. Brown General Printing Office on front cover. Undated, date provided approximate; by 1860, the business of J. B. Brown had been taken over by S. Collier, so this issue must be prior to that year. Institutional book plate mounted inside front cover, former owner's signature along top edge of front cover and main title, perforation stamp to main title. Moderate handling wear, minor corner loss, minor loss a... View more info

Places of Pilgrimage for American Travellers

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Great Western Railway of England (The National Holiday Line): 1915

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035559


Booklet, ivory wraps, lettered in green. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, covers soiled with creasing/minor loss along extended edges, binding fold reinforced by clear binding tape. Text block detached from covers. Contents quite toned. 44 pp., sepia plates, rear folding map. View more info

Glasgow & South-Western Railway Official Guide for Tourists

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Glasgow & South-Western Railway: 1895

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035561


Original copy, lacking front cover, first leaf of ads detached with tears/loss. Considerable wear, but interior mostly intact. 144 pp. + 20 pp. rail schedule (for 1895 season) at rear, read ads, illus. View more info

Picturesque Wirral, Illustrated in a Series of Thirty-One Views from Original Photographs, with Short Descriptions and an Indication of the Walks to Some of the Places Illustrated

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Liverpool, Henry Young & Sons: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035562


Brown paper covered boards, lettered in black, sepia pictorial pastedown on front cover. Ex-library copy with gilt call number stamped on lower front cover, institutional book plate mounted inside front cover, perforation stamps to lower main title and final leaf (not affecting illus.). Rebacked in brown cloth library tape. Unpaginated, approx. [60] pp., illus. w/ sepia photographs on each recto, captioned on facing-page verso. View more info