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The Stranger's Guide through the City of York and its Cathedral

By: N/A

Price: $70.00

Publisher: York, Bellerby & Sampson's: 1846

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 14067

Condition: Very Good+


Map, folding; engravings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 179 pages; Snug attractive copy in original ribbed green cloth with architectonic Cathedral design stamped in blind to both boards. Title lettering brightly in gilt to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. Folding plan at front is very neat with only a short closed tear at the margin edge. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts in text, some number of steel plate engravings. Cloth a trifle faded at spine; superficial rub and bumping to corners. Handsome copy; VG++ View more info

The New Bath Guide, or Memoirs of the B. N. R. D. Family, in a Series of Poetical Epistles

By: (Anstey, Christopher)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pall-mall London, J. Dodsley: 1770

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 37996

Condition: Fair


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages; 7th edition. Period calf leather. Rear board detached; upper board tenuously attached by cords. Boards chipped at corner and spine ends; some shallow chipping from leather along the rear joint. Decorative monogram in manuscript to front pastedown. Half-title and frontis present but front blanks lacking. Damp staining to top margins of the page stock. Binding or restoration copy. Fair only thus View more info

Cornwall and the Cornish

By: A. K. Hamilton Jenkin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38871

Condition: Good+


B&W Photos and Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; Soundly bound in original blue cloth with titles in gilt to spine. A little bit of damp bubbling to cloth adjacent to the joints and light soling to rear board. Mild dhself rubbing to cloth at spine ends; some of the b&w plate leaves show a mild damp ripple but no discoloration orstaining to pages of the book. G++ View more info

The Guardian, Volume the Second

By: Addison, Joseph

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Jacob & Richard Tonson: 1760

Seller ID: 23806

Condition: Fair


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 518 pages; Guardian issues # 83-175, published together as Vol the 2nd. Original or period calf. Contents clean and complete save for a front endpage, perhaps. Leather well rotten at spine with vertical cracks and separation between signatures. Bookplate removal scarring to front pastedown. Candidate for rebacking with clean supple contents. View more info

The Church of England cleared from the charge of schism upon testimonies of councils and fathers of the first six centuries

By: Allies, T. W

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, James Burns: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28160

Condition: Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 204 pages; Soundly bound in original blue green cloth with paper title label to spine. Cloth color fading at spine; title label surface rubbed and soiled with title lettering partially effaced. Shallow, small chip from cloth at crown; two short rub throughs to cloth along the rear spine edge. Corners light bumped with mild abrasion/fray to cloth. Period gift and ownership signatures to front endpages. Later bookplate of an H. Mather of Trinity, Cambridge is mounted to front pastedown. Text clean and unmarked save for some light foxing to the first few leaves, ... View more info

Ten Discourses on the Communion Office of the Church of England, With an Appendix

By: Anderson, Robert

Price: $145.00

Publisher: London, J. Hatchard and Son: 1835

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30047

Condition: Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 372 pages; HC in original drab paper covered boards with title lettered paper label to spine. 1st edition. Contents soundly bound and clean. Paper over boards chipped at spine ends with creasing and partial splits along the spine edge. Title label with chips, creases and soiling but legible with complete lettering. Prior ownership in manuscript and with a small circular ink stamp to the front endpage. Sound decent copy which would benefit with some minimal restoration/rebacking. Uncommon. G+ View more info

Must it be War?

By: Angell, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Labour Book Service: 1939

Seller ID: 27445

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; HC in original red cloth with block areas of cover and spine in black with black title and pictorial vignette designs to cover and spine. Soundly bound and clean; cloth crimped and lightly rubbed at spine ends; front corners a little bumped and bruised. Cloth and title design a little dulled at spine. Expected light toning to page stock. G++ to VG- View more info

A Glass of Pale Ale and a Visit to Burton

By: Anon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Burton, Bass Museum: 1977

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 34495

Condition: Very Good+


Maps, engraving reproductions - most fold-out; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages; Paperback in pictorial wraps; a facsimile reprinting of the 1880 original for the Bass Museum. Snugly bound and very neat; spine unlettered, as issued. Illustrated with several well done reproductions of period wood cut engravings and a toned map, folding out in several panels. Prior owner name penned top corner of front endpage. Solid fresh and neat. VG to VG+ View more info

The Life of Richard Earl Howe ; Admiral of the Fleet, and General of Marines

By: Barrow, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35308

Condition: Good


Folding facsimile manuscript leaves; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pages; In original textured blue cloth with decorative patterns in blind and titles in gilt to spine. Ex-library copy with expected institutional attachments and indications. Cloth rubbed and fraying at spine ends. Small open scrape to cloth mid-spine. Scattered occasional underlining in old blue and red wax pencil and some in more recent ballpoint. Two leaf signature including title page and tissue guarded frontispiece is loose from the binding and laid in. Original edition in ex-lib copy decent reading or restoration copy. I... View more info

Not Peace but a Sword; The Political Theology of the English Revolution (Expanded Edition)

By: Baskerville, Stephen

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Eugene, OR, Pickwick Publications: 2018

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 38427

ISBN: 1498291767

Condition: Very Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 414 pages; Larger format paperback in glossy, color illustrated covers. Bright, tight and fresh; feels and appears unread. Superficial shelf bump lower front corner. Just about as new. VG++ to NF. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Little Mr. Bouncer and His Friend Verdant Green; Also Tales of College Life

By: Bede, Cuthbert

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1893

Edition: First Edition Thus; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 37747

Condition: Very Good-


B&W drawings and woodcuts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 292 pages; HC 1st edition, issued in a limited edition of 250 copies, this copy numbered 93 on the limitation leaf. Snugly bound in original dark green cloth with paper title label to spine. Illustrated with engraved portrait of the author as frontis, extra illustrated title page and b&w drawings and cuts in-text throughout. . Just slightly shelf cocked in the spine with trace shelf tapping to board corners. VG or better View more info

An Apology for the Life of George Anne Bellamy, Late of Covent-Garden Theatre, To Which is Annexed, Her Original Letter to John Calcraft. [Dublin, 2nd Edition, in 3 Volumes]

By: Bellamy, George Anne and Alexander Bicknell

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Dublin, Moncrieffe, Burnet, Jenkin, et. al.: 1785

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20030

Condition: Very Good


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 2nd edition. In three volumes, complete. Bindings uniform in mid 19th century 1/2 leather and marbled paper boards with spines in six compartments, gilt tooled and with black morocco title lables bright and neat. First two volumes reference the work as a two volume set with the third volume of her letter to Calcraft etc, referencing the work as one of three volumes. [8], 330, 299, [19], vii, 232 pp. Highly polished ochre calf leather lightly rubbed at front edges and corners; lightly sun faded at spines. Just light shelf rub to paper at board edges. Contents bright ... View more info

Old London [In 4 Volumes]: Portrait of an English Gentleman (Georgian) ; Janet (Victorian) ; Friend of the Rich (Mid-Victorian) ; the Unwanted (Edwardian)

By: Benson, E. F. & Reginald Birch (Illust)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 34167

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Georgian; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4 volumes, boxed. 1st edition, 1st printings. All 4 volumes snugly bound and very neat, feeling generally unread. Original pictorial dust jackets are crisp edged with bright panels but with some just mild sunning/toning to the spines. A bit of shallow superficial nicking to jackets at spine ends. In original pictorial slipcase which is sound but a little toned and with some rubbing and wear at joints. Pictorial jacket and box designs along with pictorial endpages from illustrations by Reginald Birch. Books NF to Fine in VG+ dust jackets and VG- slipcase. ..... View more info

Alma Mater; A Profound Study of a Great University

By: Benstead, Charles R. & Edgar Norfield (Illus. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1985

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 21901

ISBN: 0584111193

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cartoons; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 152 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in uniformly bright and crisp edged pictorial dust jacket. Small red streak to the rear panel of the dust jacket; otherwise unmarked. Illustrated with B&W cartoons. NF/NF- View more info

The Lancashire Gentry and the Great Rebellion, 1640-60

By: Blackwood, Brian D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 39342

ISBN: 0719013348

Condition: Very Good


Remains, Historical And Literary, Connected With The Palatine Counties Of Lancaster And Chester, 3Rd Ser. , V. 25. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages; HC snugly bound in original blue boards with titles brightly in gilt to spine. Solid, bright and clean; two pages with shallow corner crease. Lacking dst wrapper but otherwise bright and very neat. VG View more info

The Revival Of Popery, Its Intolerant Character, Political Tendancy, Encroaching Demands, And Unceasing Usurpations: Detailed In A Series Of Letters To William Wilberforce: With an Appendix; Containing Copious Extracts from the Notes, Inculcating Persecution, Which Are Annexed to the Authorized Roman Catholic Bible, and Remarks on the Wilful Corruption of Holy Scripture.

By: Blair, William

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, Ogle, Duncan & Co: 1819

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28349

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; In original light blue paper covered boards, though with original spine lacking and backed with heavy black cloth tape. Bookplate of "The Hope Trust" mounted to front pastedown. Tears in the gutter margin of the front blank and title page unprofessionally mended with transparent tape, with only a tiny snag with loss to the front blank. Rear blank endpages lacking, but text is complete and clean. Edges untrimmed. Text block solid and decent with original boards. Good only View more info

Kent and the Cinque Ports

By: Boorman, H. R. Pratt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, England, Kent Messenger: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0001597

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 167 pages; Square snug binding; original dust jacket edge rubbed with several small chips and a few closed edge tears. Gift inscription (possibly to the then CEO of Armstrong Industries) alludes to the conference for the Intl 5 year plan for Armstong held at Kent in 1960. Just a touch of light shelf rub bottom edge of boards and light shelf dust top edge. Profusely illustrated with superbly printed b&w photographs VG/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Romano Lavo-Lil

By: Borrow, George

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1905

Edition: reissue

Seller ID: 29023

Condition: Very Good


Attractive bookplate of Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages; Snugly bound in original green cloth with decorative border ruling to cover in aqua blue and title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Cloth lightly pul; led and slightly rubbed at spine ends. Light/moderate general flecking to the color of the cloth boards; a bit of silverfish predation to the cloth along the front edge of the upper board. Top edge brillinatly in gilt; front edge slightly foxed. Mounted to front pastedown... View more info

Life of Samuel Johnson (in Ten Volumes) ; Including a Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides, Tour in Wales, Correspondence with Mrs. Thrale

By: Boswell, James and J. Wilson Crocker (Ed. ) and John Wright (Ed. ) and E. Finden (Engravings)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1859

Seller ID: 28709

Condition: Very Good-


Steel plate engravings; fold-out facsimile manuscr; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 10 volume set in smaller 16mo format HC bindings. Bound in original trade binding green cloth with decorative borders and rules in blind and titles still brightly in gilt to spines. Complet set; each volume with extra engraved title pahe and steel plate engraved frontis. Date in Vol I given as 1859 though dates vary in other volumes 1853-59. Presumably an 1859 set with some volumes uncorrected on title page dates. All volumes snugly bound. Vol I has several signatures starting. Cloth lightly fased at spines with sh... View more info

Boswell; the Great Biographer, 1789-1795

By: Boswell, James; Marlies K. Danziger & Frank Brady (Eds. )

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Mcgraw-Hill: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11866

ISBN: 0070153744

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell; Facsimile Paintings and engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages; 1989 McGraw Hill. HC/DJ. 1st edition and printing w/ complete 1-10 number line. Bright, snug and clean. No marks to text. Small remainder mark bottom edge. Dust jacket quite crisp and clean. NF/NF Uncommon in condition. View more info