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"Echoes From Old Calcutta: Being Chiefly Reminiscences Of The Days Of Warren Hastings, Francis and Impey"

By: H. E. Busteed

Price: £24.95

Publisher: W. Thacker & Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 150464

Condition: Fair


"Fourth edition hardback (much enlarged and with additional illustrations), 1908, with no jacket. In overall fair-to-good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - boards generally rubbed and a little soiled, cloth at spine head and tail crushed and nicked. Internally clean. Binding soft - rear hinge sound but cracks to gutter at half-title and p.81, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text, maps and illustrations generally b... View more info

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A Farmer's Year Being His Commonplace Book For 1898

By: H. Rider Haggard

Price: £89.95

Publisher: Longmans, Green, And Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 190205

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1899, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards rubbed to spine and edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - owners bookplate to front paste-down; tanning to page-ends and the odd spot of foxing here and there but text, maps and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Frontispiece retains its tissue-paper guard... View more info

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The World's Desire

By: H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Longmans, Green And Co.: 1890

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 181251

Condition: Good


First edition hardback, 1890, with green cloth, bevel-edged boards and no jacket as published. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - boards worn to corners with chips to cloth at spine head and tail. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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An Introduction To The History Of The Church Of England; From Earliest Times To The Present Day

By: Henry Offley Wakeman

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Rivington, Percival & Co.: 1897

Seller ID: 171444

Condition: Good


Fourth edition hardback, 1897, with no jacket as issued. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - maroon cloth boards quite rubbed to edges with small split to cloth at spine head and a couple of marks. Internally clean. Binding tight - front endpaper removed; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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"Manchester Pioneers Of The Cross; Or A Brief Account Of The Missionaries Of The London Missionary Society Who Have Gone From Manchester, 1796-1906. (Signed)"

By: Henry Shaw

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Manchester, John Heywood Ltd: 1906

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 140929

Condition: Good


"SIGNED first edition hardback, 1906, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards slightly soiled and rubbed to corners. Internally clean. Binding overall tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Signed by the author with brief inscription to ffep: 'Mr Crippen, with the kind regards of Henry Shaw, 2008.' Not an old libra... View more info

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Lectures To Young Men On Various Important Subjects

By: Henry Ward Beecher

Price: £24.95

Publisher: New York, J. C. Derby: 1856

Seller ID: 190016

Condition: Good


Third edition hardback, 1856, with no jacket as issued. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - black, embossed cloth boards faded and rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - owners names to second front endpaper; tanning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Belle Of New York: A Musical Comedy In Two Acts. Vocal Score

By: Hugh Morton and Gustave Kerker

Price: £34.95

Publisher: Hopwood & Crewe Ltd.: 1898

Seller ID: 130872

Condition: Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1898, with printed paper on-lay to front board featuring Miss Edna May and no jacket as published. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original red cloth boards are rubbed to corners and spine slightly creased, illustrated printed paper on-lay is rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight - front hinge beginning to split but still firm - and appears little read, no annotations o... View more info

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Curiosities Of Literature in three volumes

By: Isaac Disraeli, edited, with memoir and notes by his son, The Right Hon. B. Disraeli

Price: £89.95

Publisher: "Routledge, Warnes, and Routledge": 1859

Seller ID: 122992

Condition: Very Good


New Edition in three matching hardback volumes, 1858 (volume III) and 1859 (volumes I and II), with no jackets as published. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - marbelled boards quarter-bound in red leather, with 5 raised bands and gilt titles on black labels and gilt decorations to spine, are rubbed to edges with slight wear to corners and a few minor marks. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear little read, ... View more info

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A Sportswoman In India: Personal Adventures And Experiences Of Travel In Known and Unknown India

By: Isabel Savory

Price: £199.95

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.: 1900

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 170566

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1900, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards rubbed and marked, corners rounded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read - frontis portrait has been removed; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to rough-trimmed page-ends (gilt upper-edge of page-block retains some lustre) but text and plates bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. ... View more info

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Histoire De Charlemagne Et de Son Siecle

By: J. J. E. Roy

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Tours, Mame et Cie: 1840

Seller ID: 140172

Condition: Good


"Second edition French language hardback, 1840, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with some signs of handling and storage - light grey moire-effect cloth boards, with red leather title label to spine (probably rebound but a long time ago), are a little soiled, worn to corners and spine head and tail, slight cracks to cloth along spine folds and a piece of cloth covering missing to spine although the backstrip is complete and very solid. Binding tight - f... View more info

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A New Expositor

By: J. Knowles

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Derby, John and Charles Mozley: 1871

Seller ID: 131370

Condition: Good


"Ninetieth edition hardback, 1871, with no jacket as published. In overall fair to good used condition with signs of handling and storage - original green embossed cloth boards are lightly soiled and shelfworn, titles faded and front upper rh corner soft. Binding overall tight and appears little read - slight crack to gutter at title page, no annotations or inscriptions - name in pencil to title page and one or two faint ticks in the margin; end-papers lightly staine... View more info

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The History of Sign Boards from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

By: Jacob Larwood and John Camden Hotten

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1876

Seller ID: 181489

Condition: Good


Seventh edition hardback, 1876, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - brown cloth boards a little worn to spine head and tail, spine tanned. Internally clean. Binding overall tight - title page has been removed; no annotation or inscriptions - owner’s bookplate to front paste-down; toning to page-ends with slight foxing to rear endpapers but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Includes 3... View more info

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The Biglow Papers

By: James Russell Lowell, edited by Ernest Rhys

Price: £14.95

Publisher: The Walter Scott Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 130205

Condition: Good


Undated The Scott Library hardback edition, circa 1890, with no jacket. In overall good to very used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original green cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine and gilt decoration to front panel, are rubbed to edges and faintly marked. Binding tight and appears little read - some pages remain uncut, no annotations or inscriptions - name to ffep dated 1904; upper page-ends gilt but slightly dust-dulled, other page-ends... View more info

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The Four Men And Other Chapters

By: James Stalker

Price: £15.95

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1892

Seller ID: 130857

Condition: Good


"Seventh thousand hardback edition, 1892, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of handling and storage - original red cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine, are tanned to spine and front board lightly stained. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; rough-trimmed page-ends are toned but text clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Holy Living And Dying: Together With Prayers Containing The Whole Duty Of A Christian, And The Parts Of Devotion Fitted To All Occasions, And Furnished For All Necessities

By: Jeremy Taylor

Price: £39.95

Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, And Longmans: 1850

Seller ID: 181455

Condition: Good


Leather-bound hardback edition, 1850, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - black leather boards rubbed to edges with slight crack to leather at lower front spine fold. Internally clean. Binding very tight - older professional rebinding, little read since; no annotation or inscriptions - owners name to front pastedown dated 1940; gilt page-ends retain lustre; text ,with portrait to frontispiece, bright an... View more info

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Three Men In A Boat (To Say Nothing Of The Dog)

By: Jerome K. Jerome

Price: £79.95

Publisher: Bristol, J. W. Arrowsmith: 1889

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 190172

Condition: Fair


First edition first issue hardback (no ’11’ to title page address and 37 titles to Bristol Library advertisement ending in Max O’Rell’s ‘Jacques Bonhomme’), 1889, with no jacket. In overall fair used condition with some signs of age, handling and storage - blue cloth boards generally darkened and rubbed. Internally clean. Binding complete but hinges are failing; no annotation or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text and illu... View more info

Image for Knots Untied: Being Plain Statements On Disputed Points In Religion From The Standpoint Of An Evangelical Churchman

Knots Untied: Being Plain Statements On Disputed Points In Religion From The Standpoint Of An Evangelical Churchman

By: John Charles Ryle

Price: £29.95

Publisher: National Protestant Church Union and Charles Murray: 1898

Seller ID: 140515

Condition: Good


"New and Improved edition hardback, 1898, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with some signs of handling and storage - blue cloth boards rubbed to edges and corners, scuffed at spine head and tail, with light soiling/marking. Internally clean. Binding tight, hand-drawn gift-plate to ffep dated 1926 and further name, address and gift note to ffep verso dated 1987, a little highlighter marking to several pages; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear thro... View more info

Image for The Custom Of The Country: An Idyll Of The Welsh Mountains

The Custom Of The Country: An Idyll Of The Welsh Mountains

By: John Finnemore

Price: £49.95

Publisher: Lawrence & Bullen: 1898

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 131747

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1898, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of handling and storage - original green cloth boards, with gilt titles to front and spine, are rubbed to edges and a little soiled. Internally clean. Binding tight (half-title page remains uncut to top edge), no annotations or inscriptions; hand-cut page-ends and end-papers tanned but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available."... View more info

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The Mathematical Principles Of Mechanical Philosophy, And Their Application To Elementary Mechanics And Architecture, But Chiefly To The Theory Of Universal Gravitation

By: John Henry Pratt

Price: £174.95

Publisher: Cambridge, J. & J. J. Deighton: 1842

Inscription: Inscribed

Seller ID: 190298

Condition: Good


Second edition hardback, revised and improved, 1842, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - original paper-covered boards, with black cloth spine, generally rubbed and corners worn, title label to spine is tanned with a couple of small chips to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation - author’s gift inscription to Rev. R. Hawes to front pastedown dated 1843; rough-trimmed... View more info

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The Mountain Mother: Glenalmond Sermons

By: John Huntley Skrine

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Skeffington & Son: 1902

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 171431

Condition: Good


First edition hardback, 1902, with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - maroon cloth boards a little darkened and rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends and tanning to endpapers but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info