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Blackie's Comprehensive History of England (8 Volumes)

By: N/A

Price: £80.00

Seller ID: 004176

Condition: Very Good


Blackie & Son Ltd, London: 1896. Eight volumes in red decorative cloth with gilt heraldic and black stamped decorations; captioned tissue guarded engraved plates plus b/w engravings to text. Some light rubbing to extremities and light sunning to spines with Vol 1 & 7 having some mottling to the spine and edges; Vol 4 has small snag to upper edge of rear board; very light foxing to endpapers. An attractive set detailing the civil, military, religious, intellectual and so... View more info

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A House of Kings: The History of Westminster Abbey

By: CARPENTER, Edward (Ed)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: John Baker: 1966

Seller ID: 008857

Condition: Very Good


Limited editon of 500, of which this is number 293, signed by the Dean of Westminster. Red leather binding with gilt insignia to front in transparent dustwrapper housed in red slipcase; all edges gilt; three colour plates plus b/w ills. Protective wrapper is loose fitting with tear to foot of spine; slipcase is rubbed and marked. Additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. View more info

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Osman's Dream: The Story of the Ottoman Empire 1300-1923

By: FINKEL, Caroline

Price: £30.00

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007790

ISBN: 0719555132

Condition: Very Good


John Murray, 2005. First edition. Blue cloth boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; 660pp; b/w ills; signed by author with inscription to previous owner to title page. Unclipped dustwrapper is sunned and faded to spine with light scratching to surface. View more info

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Mystics & Heretics in Italy at the End of the Middle Ages

By: GEBHART, Emile

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1922

Seller ID: 006453

Condition: Good


George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1922. Navy cloth with gilt lettering to spine, no dustwrapper; 283pp plus catalogue; two b/w plates plus fold-out map to rear; translated with an introduction by Edward Maslin Hulme. Lean to spine with rubbing to corners and small nicks to spine ends; light marking and sunning to cloth; offset tanning to endpapers; occasional mark to pages. View more info

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The Netherlands in the Seventeenth Century (Two Vols)

By: GEYL, Pieter

Price: £18.00

Seller ID: 006577

Condition: Near Very Good


Ernest Benn, 1966, 1968. Second impression. Two volume set. Navy cloth boards, no dustwrappers. Vol 2 has bump to foot of spine; light rubbing to corners; previous owner name and date to front endpapers; fading to red top edge of page block. View more info

Image for International Law and the Arab-Israel Conflict

International Law and the Arab-Israel Conflict

By: LACEY, Ian (Ed.)

Price: £25.00

Seller ID: 008843

Condition: Near Very Good


Printed card covers; 25pp. Creasing to lower left corner of cover and first few pages. Extracts from 'Israel and Palestine - Assault on the Law of Nations' by Julius Stone. View more info

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The Creevey Papers (in Two Volumes)

By: MAXWELL, Sir Herbert (Ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, E.P.Dutton & Company: 1904

Seller ID: 006397

Condition: Near Very Good


Second edition, fifth impression. Two volumes in green cloth with gilt lettering and decs to spine; top edges gilt; tissue-guarded b/w portrait plates; xxii, [2], 342pp, 9 plates; x, 372pp, 11 plates. Vol I has light marking to rear board with bumping to lower corner, Vol II has slight lean to spine with bumped upper corner to front board plus a couple of small dings to edges; both have browned untrimmed page edges with light tanning to endpapers and tissue guards, a cou... View more info

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Peter Martyr in Italy: An Anatomy of Apostasy

By: MCNAIR, Philip

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1967

Seller ID: 006381

Condition: Good


Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1967. Navy cloth in matt pictorial dustwrapper; xxii, 325pp; b/w frontis. Slight lean to spine; couple of small marks to fore-edge; previous owner name and date to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned to spine with rubbing to edges, chips and nicks to corners. View more info

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The Life of William Ewart Gladstone (in Two Vols)

By: MORLEY, John

Price: £10.00

Seller ID: 006311

Condition: Good


Edward Lloyd, 1908. Two volumes, small format red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Marking to cloth; rubbing to corners and spine ends; tanning, light foxing and previous owner details to front endpapers. View more info

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The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History (3 Vols)

By: MOTLEY, John Lothrop

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co:

Seller ID: 008049

Condition: Good


Undated. The Chandos Classics Series. New edition in three volumes. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and borders to spine; top edges gilt. Cloth sunned to differing degrees resulting in non-uniform colouring; bumping to corners with additional small splits to spine ends; pages have been untidily separated leaving nicks and chips to fore-edges; a couple of gutter cracks internally. Additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. View more info

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Elizabeth I and Her Parliaments Vol 1: 1559-1581 and Vol 2: 1584-1601

By: NEALE, J.E.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape:

Seller ID: 008181

Condition: Good


Jonathan Cape 1957/8. Two volumes. Red cloth boards, no dustwrappers; b/w ills. Cloth faded to spine and outer edges of cloth; previous owner name to front endpapers. View more info

Image for Arnhem: A Book of Photographs

Arnhem: A Book of Photographs

By: OORTHUYS, Cas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Contact: 1968

Seller ID: 004095

Condition: Very Good


Large format green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 220 illustrations including 20 in full colour; intro by K.Schaap; English translation by James Brockway. Bump to upper corners; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper; light tanning to pages. Dustwrapper is lightly rubbed and curled to edges with tanning to flaps. A photobook showcasing the features of this city in the Netherlands, which 'became internationally famous after 1944 as a result of one of th... View more info

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The Two Reformations in the 16th Century

By: VAN GELDER, H.A.Enno

Price: £15.00

Seller ID: 006718

Condition: Good


Martinus Nijhoff, 1964. Second printing. Printed card covers; 406pp. Light rubbing and creasing to cover; previous owner signature to half-title and title page plus date and code to half-title; seam a little strained before title; very occasional underlining.to the odd word. View more info