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Image for The Public General Acts Passed In The Forty-Seventh and Forty-Eighth Years Of The Reign Of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

The Public General Acts Passed In The Forty-Seventh and Forty-Eighth Years Of The Reign Of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

By: N/A

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1884

Seller ID: 130005

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1884, with no jacket as published. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original buckram covered boards, with gilt titles blocked in maroon to spine, are generally tanned and a little soiled, corners and spine tail worn and one inch scratch/graze to rear board. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - County of Anglesey, R. Jones Roberts, Magistrate's Clerk's Office, Anglesey hand-written to front pastedown; pages toned and slightly spotted here and there but text clean and clear throughout. A... View more info

Image for "Poets Of England And America: Selection From The Best Authors Of Both Countries, Designed As A Companion To All Lovers Of Poetry"

"Poets Of England And America: Selection From The Best Authors Of Both Countries, Designed As A Companion To All Lovers Of Poetry"

By: N/A

Price: £44.95

Publisher: "Hamilton, Adams & Co.": 1860

Seller ID: 131425

Condition: Fair


"Hardback edition, 1860, with no jacket. In overall fair to good used condition with some signs of handling and storage - original red cloth boards, with embossed gilt titles and decoration to front board and spine, are a little soiled, spine head and tail worn, short slit to cloth at spine tail and chip to cloth in the middle of the spine. Internally clean. Binding generally tight and appears little read - crack to gutter at ffep, no annotations - gift inscription to ffep dated 1861; gilt page-ends retain lustre, text and illustrations generally clean and clear throughout. An excellent re... View more info

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Thoughts For Sunrise

By: N/A

Price: £24.95

Publisher: T. Nelson & Sons: 1889

Seller ID: 131729

Condition: Very Good


"Undated leather-bound edition, c. 1889, with no jacket as published. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dark-blue leather-covered boards, with gilt titles and sunrise vignette to front, remain glossy and supple, slightly marked. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read - handwritten date to ffep, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout - gilt page-ends remain very bright. Retains original blue silk page marker. A charming little collection of inspirational thoughts with which to start th... View more info

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An Onlooker's Note-Book

By: N/A

Price: £29.95

Publisher: "Smith, Elder & Co.": 1902

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 140468

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1902, with no jacket. Mudie's Select Library label to front board. In overall good used condition with minor signs of handling and storage - original cloth boards rubbed to edges with wear at spine head and tail and spine slightly faded. Internally clean. Binding overall tight - hinges slightly strained, no annotations - private bookplate to front pastedown and name to half-title page dated 1905; toning to rough-trimmed page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. A collection of essays that first appeared in the Manchester Guardian throughout 1901. Photograph avail... View more info

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The Recreations Of A Country Parson

By: N/A

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Alexander Straham & Co.: 1863

Seller ID: 140591

Condition: Good


"Popular edition hardback, 1863, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - green cloth boards rubbed to spine head and tail and corners rounded. Internally clean. Binding generally tight and appears little read - crack to gutter at rear fep, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Earnest Men And The Secret Of Their Influence: A Series Of Biographies

Earnest Men And The Secret Of Their Influence: A Series Of Biographies

By: N/A

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Gall and Inglis: 1899

Seller ID: 140596

Condition: Good


"Undated hardback in the Gall & Inglis Elvan Series, c. 1899 (dated prize plate to front pastedown), with decorated illustrated boards and no jacket as published. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - boards slightly marked, edges rubbed and corners rounded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - prize-plate to front pastedown dated 1899; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Includes biographies on Dr. Arnold, Dr. Chalmers, Robert Hall, John Foster, Thomas Clarkson, Sir Thomas F... View more info

Wonders Of The Vegetable World

By: N/A

Price: £24.95

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1872

Seller ID: 150529

Condition: Good


"Hardback edition, 1872, with no jacket as published. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - illustrated blue cloth boards are rubbed to edges and somewhat darkened. Internally clean. Binding overall tight with crack to gutter at title page, no annotations - Sunday School prize inscription handwritten to ffep dated 1873; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for "The Parallel New Testament: The New Testament Of Our Lord And Saviour Jesus Christ, Being The Authorised Version Set Forth In 1611 Arranged In Parallel Columns With The Revised Version Of 1881"

"The Parallel New Testament: The New Testament Of Our Lord And Saviour Jesus Christ, Being The Authorised Version Set Forth In 1611 Arranged In Parallel Columns With The Revised Version Of 1881"

By: N/A

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Oxford At The University Press: 1882

Seller ID: 170143

Condition: Good


"Hardback edition, 1882, with black buckram boards and no jacket as issued. 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 - owner's name to ffep dated 1882; pink wash to page-ends a touch faded but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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The Leisure Hour 1853

By: N/A

Price: £39.95

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1853

Seller ID: 181506

Condition: Fair


Hardback annual (volume two in the Leisure Hour series), 1853, with no jacket as issued. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards worn to corners, spine head and tail. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotation or inscriptions; gilt page-ends are dust-dulled but text and illustrations remain bright and clear throughout. This book is both large (175mm x 260mm; 844pp) and heavy (1.3kg). Not an old library book. View more info

Image for "A Journal of the Plague Years: Being observations or memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, as well publick as private, which happened in London during the last great visitation in 1665"

"A Journal of the Plague Years: Being observations or memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, as well publick as private, which happened in London during the last great visitation in 1665"

By: "Daniel Defoe, with an introduction by Henry Morley"

Price: £19.95

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 130304

Condition: Good


"First Morley's Universal Library edition hardback, 1884, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original olive green cloth boards, with chipped title label to spine, are lightly rubbed to edges. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; a little tanning and a few spots of foxing to untrimmed page-ends and prelims but text and printed endpapers clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for The Poetical Works Of Percy B. Shelley. Volume I

The Poetical Works Of Percy B. Shelley. Volume I

By: "Percy B. Shelley, H. Buxton Forman (editor)"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: 1892

Seller ID: 160158

Condition: Good


"Hardback edition, 1892, with no jacket as published. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - gilt decorated buckram boards rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding overall tight and appears little read - crack to gutter at title page and title page and frontispiece missing; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to rough-trimmed page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Legends and Lyrics: A Book of Verses.

Legends and Lyrics: A Book of Verses.

By: Adelaide Anne Procter

Price: £27.95

Publisher: George Bell and Sons: 1895

Seller ID: 130196

Condition: Very Good


"New edition hardback with additional poems, introduction by Charles Dickens and illustrations by Ida Lovering, 1895, with no jacket as published. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original dark blue faux leather covers, with bright gilt titles to spine and front panel, are particularly clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations - minor inscription in pencil to half-title page; gilt page-ends remain bright, tanning to prelims and a little minor spotting here and there, but text, decorated endpapers ... View more info

Image for Wilson's Tales Of The Borders And Of Scotland: Historical, Traditionary, And Imaginative

Wilson's Tales Of The Borders And Of Scotland: Historical, Traditionary, And Imaginative

By: Alexander Leighton

Price: £295.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William P. Nimmo: 1857

Seller ID: 181103

Condition: Very Good


24 volumes bound as a 12 volume hardback set. Revised edition, 1857, in marbled paper boards half-bound in maroon leather and with no jackets as issued. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - rubbing to edges and corners. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; slight foxing to prelims in volume 1, otherwise text, marbled endpapers and marbled page-ends bright and clear throughout. This set weighs 5kg - customers outside the UK please contact us for a shipping quote. Not old library books. View more info

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Tiresias and Other Poems

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Macmillan and Co: 1885

Seller ID: 131019

Condition: Good


"Uncut first edition hardback (no printer's imprint to final printed page), 1885, with no jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original green cloth boards are slightly darkened to spine and stained to lower edges front and rear. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears virtually unread - nearly every page-set remains uncut and unopened, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to feps but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Elementary Manual On Steam And The Steam Engine

Elementary Manual On Steam And The Steam Engine

By: Andrew Jamieson

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Charles Griffin And Company: 1898

Seller ID: 150468

Condition: Good


"Sixth edition hardback, 1898, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - maroon cloth boards rubbed to edges with a couple of slight marks, cloth to spine head and tail worn. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Leila Or The Island

By: Ann Fraser-Tytler

Price: £14.95

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons Limited: 1904

Seller ID: 140958

Condition: Good


"Hardback edition in Routledge's Ruby Series, 1904, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - original illustrated blue cloth boards slightly rubbed with a couple of marks. Internally clean. Binding overall tight, no annotations or inscriptions - name to ffep[; tanning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for The Evidence Of Profane History To The Truth and Necessity Of Revelation: With Considerations Of The Dispensations Preliminary To The Gospel

The Evidence Of Profane History To The Truth and Necessity Of Revelation: With Considerations Of The Dispensations Preliminary To The Gospel

By: Anon

Price: £22.95

Publisher: John W. Parker: 1839

Seller ID: 150499

Condition: Good


"Hardback edition, 1839, with no jacket. Ex. Evangelical Library book with only a couple of the usual stamps and markings. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards faded to spine and rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read - front and rear hinges have been repaired, no inscriptions but some very minor annotation in pencil to one or two pages; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Frontispiece retains the original tissue-paper guard. Photograph available." View more info

Image for the Causes and Treatment Of Imperfect Digestion

the Causes and Treatment Of Imperfect Digestion

By: Arthur Leared

Price: £19.95

Publisher: John Churchill & Sons: 1866

Seller ID: 140195

Condition: Good


"Fourth edition hardback, 1866, with no jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dark-red cloth boards worn to spine head and tail, spine slightly faded. 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. Photograph available." View more info

Image for The Shooters Guide; Or, Complete Sportsmans Companion: Containing Instructions For The Attainment Of The Art Of Shooting Flying; With Directions For The Choice Of A Fowling Piece, And An Ample Description Of The Various Kinds Of Sporting Dogs For The Gun, With An Account Of Their Diseases, And The Best Methods Of Cure. Etc.

The Shooters Guide; Or, Complete Sportsmans Companion: Containing Instructions For The Attainment Of The Art Of Shooting Flying; With Directions For The Choice Of A Fowling Piece, And An Ample Description Of The Various Kinds Of Sporting Dogs For The Gun, With An Account Of Their Diseases, And The Best Methods Of Cure. Etc.

By: B. Thomas

Price: £99.95

Publisher: London, John Booth: 1832

Seller ID: 171090

Condition: Good


Ninth edition hardback, 1832, with no jacket as issued. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - boards rubbed and slightly tanned to spine and edges with chips to cloth at spine head and tail; title label to spine somewhat chipped. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - brief gift inscription to ffep and previous owner's names to title page; tanning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for Calendar Of The Muniments & Records Of The Borough Of Shrewsbury

Calendar Of The Muniments & Records Of The Borough Of Shrewsbury

By: Borough Of Shrewsbury

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Shrewsbury, L. Wilding: 1896

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 190743

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1896, with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; light foxing to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info