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The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1763 (Volume 6). The Fifth Edition
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The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1763 (Volume 6). The Fifth Edition

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Fifth Edition
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1782
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London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1782. [2], 307, [5], pp/ with 4 maps at end. Bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers and edges, Near Fine, light rubbing at edges, the front board recently professionally reattached, a quite handsome copy, this year of the Register known for its 4 maps, all of which are lovely in… Read more about this item
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(contains Early Printing of U.S. Constitution) The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1787 (Volume 29)
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(contains Early Printing of U.S. Constitution) The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1787 (Volume 29)

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First Edition
Published
1789
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London: Printed for J. Dodsley (vols. 1 and 2) and for W. Strahan, T. B, 1789. Contains perhaps the first English printing of the U.S. Constitution - "Articles of the New Constitution of the United States of America, entered into by a Convention of all the States held at New York " on pages 289-300. Recently rebound in new half… Read more about this item
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Tour of the Sepulchres of Etruria, in 1839. With Numerous Illustrations. Third Edition
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Tour of the Sepulchres of Etruria, in 1839. With Numerous Illustrations. Third Edition

by Gray, Mrs. Hamilton

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Third Edition
Published
1843
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Hardcover
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London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1843. SCARCE in any edition, and particularly in collectible condition. Very Good Plus, bound in contemporary quarter pebbled brown morocco over marbled boards, brown end papers, edges red, the bookplate of John James Gilchrist at front paste down, light wear at joints and edges, internally clean and bright. xi, 541 pages. Color frontispeice and 3… Read more about this item
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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis , or Devil-Worshippers; and an Inquiry Into the Manners and Arts of the Ancient Assyrians
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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis , or Devil-Worshippers; and an Inquiry Into the Manners and Arts of the Ancient Assyrians

by Layard, Austen Henry

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First Edition
Published
1849
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London: John Murray, 1849. First Edition, states "Sixth Thousand". Two volumes bound in contemporary polished calf, gilt back, brown end papers. Very Good, Vol. II missing title label, although title is stamped into spine leather. Boards rubbed and light edge wear, scattered light foxing, primarily at end papers and some of the fold-outs. xxx, (1), 399, fold-out map, xii, 495… Read more about this item
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Buried Herculaneum
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Buried Herculaneum

by Barker, Ethel Ross

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First Edition
Published
1908
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London: Adam and Charles Black, 1908. xvi, 253, (1,advertisements) pp., with nine plans and sixty-four illustrations. Bright and Near Fine in original bluse cloth stamped in gilt at front cover and spine, light rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corners, frontis tissue corner crease, half-title page toned with shadow from the ownership signature of Edward J. Byrne at front… Read more about this item
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The Philosophy of History, in a Course of Lectures, Delivered at Vienna
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The Philosophy of History, in a Course of Lectures, Delivered at Vienna

by Von Schlegel, Frederick; Translated from the German with a Memoir of the Author by James Burton Robertson, Esq.

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Sixth Revised Edition
Published
1852
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Hardcover
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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1852. xii, 498 pages. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Very Good, bound in contemporary polished calf, ornate gilt back, marbled end papers and edges, boards rubbed at edges, tissue guard detached but complete, interior clean, fresh and unmarked. Uncommon in attractive binding. . Sixth Revised Edition . Polished Calf. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo -… Read more about this item
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire. With Memoirs of his Life and Writings Composed by Himself.
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire. With Memoirs of his Life and Writings Composed by Himself.

by Edward Gibbon; John Lord Sheffield

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First Edition
Published
1796
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Hardcover
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London: Printed for A. Strahan, and T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, (Successors to Mr. Cadell,) in the Strand,, 1796. Two volumes, a third volume was published separately in 1815 by John Murray (not included). xxv, (1, errata), 703, viii, 726, (1 errata, ads verso) pages. Bound in contemporsry half mottled calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers,… Read more about this item
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The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria. In Two Volumes
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The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria. In Two Volumes

by DENNIS, George

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Edition
Revised Second Edition
Published
1878
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Hardcover
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London: John Murray, 1878. 1878 Revised Edition, Recording the Most Recent Discoveries. Prefaces to both the First Edition and this Second Edition in Vol. I. cxxviii, 502, (1, Addenda, Errata), xv, 580 (i, Errata, 1, Fold-out Map) pages. Fine and Finely bound in gorgeous 20th c. full crushed morocco, gilt lettering, rules, tail dates and decorations, marbled end papers,… Read more about this item
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An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli. Illustrated with a New and Accurate Map of Corsica
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An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli. Illustrated with a New and Accurate Map of Corsica

by Boswell, James

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First Edition
Published
1768
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Hardcover
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Glasgow: Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis for Edward and Charles Dilly, in the Poultry, London , 1768. New modern calf with raised bands and spine label, Embossed in gold similar to original spine, new parchment end papers. Large fold-out map with early tape mend and slight creasing at for-edge, else Fine. Half-title present, Occasional browning, mostly at initial and… Read more about this item
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De la Monarchie Prussienne, sous Frederic le Grand ; avec un appendice contenant des recherches sur la situation actuelle des principales contrees de l'Allemagne. Par le Comte de Mirabeau.
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De la Monarchie Prussienne, sous Frederic le Grand ; avec un appendice contenant des recherches sur la situation actuelle des principales contrees de l'Allemagne. Par le Comte de Mirabeau.

by MIRABEAU, Honoré-Gabriel Riquetti, Comte De

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First Edition
Published
1788
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A Londres; et se trouve A Paris : Chez Le Jay & Maradan , 1788. Four volumes bound in contemporary full vellum, red morocco labels back with gilt lettering and devices, marbled end papers. Provenance; with the bookplates of Francesco Rizzo Patarol (1749-1807) front paste downs of Vols. I, III, and IV, whose noble family built the Rizzo Patarol palace… Read more about this item
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(Association Copy)  The Best and the Brightest
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(Association Copy) The Best and the Brightest

by Halberstam, David

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First Edition
Published
1972
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Hardcover
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9780394461632
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New York: Random House, 1972. Presentation Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"Dear Sandra, Don't let the Hill get you down. Stand with him while he's right, and part with him when he's wrong. David". A great political Association Copy, Sandra obviously being a Congressional staffer known to the author given his use of first… Read more about this item
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Life of Mary, Queen of Scots. In Two Volumes
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Life of Mary, Queen of Scots. In Two Volumes

by Bell, Henry Glassford

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First Edition
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1828
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Contable & Co., Edinburgh and Hurst, Chance & Co., London, 1828. SCARCE. Two volumes bound in contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers and edges, the armorial bookplates of Andrew Fairburn on the front paste-downs. Frontispiece portrait Vol. I, illustrated title pages both volumes. xxiv, 318, vi, 336 pp. Very Good, spines sunned, light wear at edges, light… Read more about this item
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A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence: In Antiquities, Concerning the Most Noble, and Renowned English Nation
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A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence: In Antiquities, Concerning the Most Noble, and Renowned English Nation

by By the Study, and Travell of R. V. (Richard Verstegan, also known as Richard Rowlands

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Second English Edition
Published
1634
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Hardcover
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London: Printed by John Norton, for Joyce Norton , and Richard Whitaker , 1634. (20), 338, (12) pages.Title-page printed in red and black, with engraving of the Tower of Babel; 10 engravings in text; woodcut ornaments throughout. First published in Antwerp in 1605, the first edition in English 1628, then this the 2nd English edition in 1634. Bound in contemporary… Read more about this item
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The Comic History of England. Two Volumes
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The Comic History of England. Two Volumes

by A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott; Illustrated by John Leech

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Published
1847
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London: Published at the Punch Office, 85, Fleet Street , 1847. xii, (1), 320, xii, 304 pages. Two volumes bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, gilt backs with blind tooled decorations, marbled end papers and edges. Each volume with ten hand-coloured etchings and 120 woodcuts by John Leech. Very Good, light rubbing to edges, scattered light to moderate… Read more about this item
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(Mountaineering)  Stories from Switzerland and the Tyrol
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(Mountaineering) Stories from Switzerland and the Tyrol

by (Browne, James D. Howe

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Second Edition
Published
1853
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Hardcover
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London & Edinburgh: T. Nelson & Sons, 1853. viii, 494 pages, engraved title, five full page engraved plates including frontis. In unsigned fine binding of pebbled calf, intricate gilt decorations to covers, all edges gilt. 1855 and 1943 presentation inscriptions for high marks at school front end page. Very Good, rubs to boards at edges, scattered light toning throughout. The… Read more about this item
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A Hand-Book of India and British Burmah
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A Hand-Book of India and British Burmah

by Robbins, W. E.

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First Edition
Published
1883
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Cincinnati, Ohio: Walden & Stowe, 1883. 285 pages frontispiece (map) plates. Bound in publisher's dark green decorative cloth, gilt back, floral end papers. Near Fine, scant rubbing at edges, foxing assocu=iated with tissue guard at frontis only. SCARCE, although Worldcat appears to show 30 libraries with this book, no other copies in current commerce as of July 2023. . First… Read more about this item
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Important Historical Architectural Photo Album in Deluxe Presentation Binding)  Costruzione Del Ponte Monumentale "Umberto I" in Torino
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Important Historical Architectural Photo Album in Deluxe Presentation Binding) Costruzione Del Ponte Monumentale "Umberto I" in Torino

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Published
1907
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Torino (Turin, Italy) 1903-1907: Impresa Allegri & Co., 1907. Collection of 29 original photographs, ( two - 8 3/4" x 6" and 27- 6 1/4" x 4 1/2") applied on 15 thick card leaves, titles written in white ink directly under photos, one blank leaf each front and back. The photographs detailing the construction of the Umberto I Bridge over… Read more about this item
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(Miniature Book)  The Form and Order of the Service that is to be Performed and the Ceremonies that are to be Observed in the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II In the Abbey Church of St. Peter Westminster on Tuesday the Second Day of June 1953
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(Miniature Book) The Form and Order of the Service that is to be Performed and the Ceremonies that are to be Observed in the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II In the Abbey Church of St. Peter Westminster on Tuesday the Second Day of June 1953

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1953
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Worcester, MA: Achille J. St. Onge, 1953. 77 pp. Letterpress by the Chiswick Press, bound by Sangorski & Sutliffe in full red morocco gilt, decorative end papers, all edges gilt, with clear plastic custom fitted case. One of 2,000 copies printed. Fine, as issued. Bradbury 10,, pp.252. . First Edition. Morocco. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 2 3/4" x 1 15/16".… Read more about this item
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A True Collection of the Writings of the Author of the True Born English-man. Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarg'd  by Himself
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A True Collection of the Writings of the Author of the True Born English-man. Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarg'd by Himself

by Defoe, Daniel

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1705
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London: Printed, and are to be Sold by most Booksellers in London and Westminster. , 1705. Vol. 1: The second edition corrected and enlarg'd by himself. originally published 1703 in a pirated edition (cf. Preface of v. 1). With engraved portrait of Defoe by Van der Gucht after L. Tavernier. (24), 470 pages. First edition of the first authorised collection… Read more about this item
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(Important Association Copy) The Benin Massacre
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(Important Association Copy) The Benin Massacre

by Boisragon, Captain Alan

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Published
1897
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London: Methuen & Co., 1897. RARE, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to his fellow survivor, Ralph Locke at the half-title page . -"Ralph Locke from Alan ? Boisragon, October 1st, 1897". Boisragon, Commandant of the Constabulary of the Niger Coast Protectorate Force, was one of only two survivors of the massacre, and Ralph Locke, District Commissioner of… Read more about this item
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