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Book Binders of the United Kingdom (Outside London) 1780-1840.

By: RAMSDEN, Charles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: B T Batsford, 1987.,


Reprint 8vo. pp. xv. 250. Illustrations. Near Fine, in dust jacket. Spine very slightly faded. printing,binding View more info

English Gilds. The Original Ordinances for More Than One Hundred Early English Gilds: Together With Ye Olde Usages of Ye Cite of Wynchestre; the Ordinances of Worcestre; the Office of the Mayor of Bristol; and the Customary of the Manor of Tettenhall-Regis; with an introduction and glossary by Lucy Toulmin Smith; and a preliminary essay on the history and development of Gilds by Lujo Brentano.

By: SMITH, Toulmin

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Early English Text Society, 1870.,


8vo. pp. cxcix, 483. Ex-library with label and stamps, modern cloth. From the library of R.W. [Rod] Ambler. All books from this collection have his name, followed by the place and date of purchase in ink on the end paper. View more info

London Book Binders 1780-1840.

By: RAMSDEN, Charles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: B T Batsford, 1987.,


Reprint. 8vo. pp. xiv. 155. Illustrations. Near Fine, in dust jacket. Some residue from a label visible on front cover. printing,binding View more info

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Smokers and Smoking; Also, Snuff and Snuff-Takers.

By: [FISHER, George Thomas]

Price: £420.00

Publisher: Joseph Baker, 1851.,


8vo. pp. ix, [1], 90: xi, [1], 90; illustrations. Original blind stamped cloth, gilt. Corners a little bruised otherwise a near Fine copy. The 2 publications were originally published separately in 1845 and 1846. Scarce. View more info

Studies in Church Dedications, or England's Patron Saints.

By: ARNOLD-FORSTER, Frances

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Skeffington & Son, 1899.,


3 volumes. 8vo. pp. xxv, 520:[4], 569: [6], 457, 4 [list of subscribers]. Original white cloth, printed in red and black, very slightly soiled, head of spine of first volume a little chipped otherwise a Very Good sound set. From the library of R.W. [Rod] Ambler. All books from this collection have his name, followed by the place and date of purchase in ink on the end paper. View more info

Image for Tables of Interest at Four Per Cent from 1 to 365 Days, and from £1 to £10,000, with Equalizing Tables, shewing the corresponding interest at various other rates: to which are added Tables of Compound Interest, Annuities, Commission, and Values of Stocks, also tables of exchange between Britain and the principal trading places in the world: and the values of the principal gold and silver coins of all countries.

Tables of Interest at Four Per Cent from 1 to 365 Days, and from £1 to £10,000, with Equalizing Tables, shewing the corresponding interest at various other rates: to which are added Tables of Compound Interest, Annuities, Commission, and Values of Stocks, also tables of exchange between Britain and the principal trading places in the world: and the values of the principal gold and silver coins of all countries.

By: MARSHALL, James

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1834.,


8vo. pp. vii, [405, unpaginated]. Slightly later full calf. Some light foxing and title page loose. At the time these tables were invaluable to all involved in commerce, avoiding the necessity of calculations for each individual transaction. Copac lists copies at the National Library of Scotland and Senate House Library only. View more info

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The Gilbart Prize Essay on the Adaptation of Recent Discoveries and Inventions in Science and Art to the Purposes of Practical Banking.

By: SHARP, Granville

Price: £1,800.00

Publisher: Groombridge and Sons, 1854.,


3rd English Edition. Thick 8vo. pp. viii, 356; list of 90 illustrations and printed specimens [some folding, some over several pages], 15 wax seals on the rear pastedown. Half morocco, a little worn to the edges but a very sound copy. Although described as the 3rd Edition, previous issues appear to have been short extracts or incomplete version. This full printing is a substantial full printing of the essay complete with excellent reproductions of all the many examples... View more info

The Lay Subsidy of 1334.

By: GLASSCOCK, Robin E.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: The British Academy, 1975.,


Large 8vo. pp. xxxvii, [1], 516; frontispiece. Near Fine in dust wrapper. From the library of R.W. [Rod] Ambler. All books from this collection have his name, followed by the place and date of purchase in ink on the end paper. View more info

The Thirty-Second Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records [23 February 1871.] [bound with] The Mortman Act, 1736.[bound with] An Act to Restrain the Disposition of Lands, 1873. [bound with] An Act for Facilitating the Acquisition and Enjoyment of Sites for Buildings for Religious, Educational, Scientific and Other Charitable Purposes, 1868.

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: George Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1871.,


8vo. pp. ccviii,1062: 3: 3: 8; folding charts, etc. Contemporary half morocco, worn. Front inner hinge broken. From the library of R.W. [Rod] Ambler. All books from this collection have his name, followed by the place and date of purchase in ink on the end paper. View more info