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“...and then we’ll get him!”

By: WILSON, Gahan

Price: £95.00

Publisher: New York: Richard Marek, 1978.,


Wrappers, 1st Edition issued simultaneously with the hardcover edition. Very Good. PRESENTATION COPY Inscribed and with a drawing of a toothed bat, invite to the launch loosely inserted. View more info

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“World Radio” Broadcasting Map of Europe.

By: DOUGLAS, Rear Admiral H.P.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1928.,


Folding map, 28 x 37 inches, mounted on linen in 21 sections. Fine in card cover. “The British Broadcasting Corporation has issued a ‘world-radio’ map of Europe. The map is so constructed that the distances and the bearings of all continental stations can be found at once from it. Straight lines drawn from any point in the British Isles to continental stations can be regarded as representing great circles on the earth’s surface, and the distance... View more info

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A Calendar of the Prisoners Left in the House of Correction at Preston, in the County of Lancaster.

By: HOUGHTON, Thomas Governor

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Preston: Printed by William Addison, Church Street, 1811.,


Single broadside sheet, 21 x 17 inches, printed both sides, folded and soiled. Printed list of prisoners (on remand) to appear at the Quarter Sessions for January, 1811 and a list of prisoners serving sentences. Typical crimes included being a Rogue and a Vagabond (usually having run away leaving a wife and children chargeable to the Township), theft (feloniously stealing), failing to give sureties to keep the peace. The prisoners serving sentences were convicted of a ... View more info

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A Catalogue of the Library of G.C. Courthope Esq., of Whiligh, Sussex.

By: COURTHOPE, G[eorge] C[ampion]

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: Manuscript, 1850.,


Narrow folio. pp. 161, [68, blank], [22, index], [8, blank]. Contemporary vellum, stained, lacking the spine. The Courthope family have owned Whiligh since 1512, although the house has been redesigned a number of times since then. This is the catalogue of a substantial library of over 1700 volumes, a typical wealthy and erudite country gentleman’s collection probably accumulated over a number of generations. Most of the entries are in ink and presumed from 1850: th... View more info

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A Celestial Atlas containing Maps of all the Constellations visible in Great Britain, with corresponding Black Maps of the Stars, systematically arranged for communicating a practical knowledge of the Heavens.

By: MIDDLETON, J.

Price: £850.00

Publisher: Whittaker and Co., [1843],


Oblong folio. pp. engraved title page, iv, 5 hand coloured maps, facing 5 black maps. Original marbled boards, sheepskin corners and label, old cloth replacement spine. Shaken and loose, title page and text page spotted, maps all fine. View more info

Image for A Collection of Poems, the Productions of the Kingdom of Ireland: Selected from a Collection published in that Kingdom, intituled The Shamrock; or, Hibernian Cresses.

A Collection of Poems, the Productions of the Kingdom of Ireland: Selected from a Collection published in that Kingdom, intituled The Shamrock; or, Hibernian Cresses.

By: WHYTE, Samuel

Price: £220.00

Publisher: R. Snagg, 1774.,


8vo. pp. viii, 264. Contemporary sheep a little worn. Some light browning and the front free end paper is stuck to the pastedown partially obscuring the bookplate of Thomas Bonsall of Fronfraith dated 1797. The whole collection was originally published in Dublin in 1772 and the first English selection the following year. View more info

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A Compleat Map of the County of Kent, taken from a late actual survey and accurately corrected to the present year, 1801.

By: [BARLOW, William]

Price: £200.00

Publisher: [Canterbury]: [W. Bristow], 1801.,


Large hand coloured map, 21 x 28 inches at a scale of approximately 2½ miles to the inch. Numerous old folds with a little wear and a couple of closed tears. Although with no engraver or publisher this is thought to be the large general map issued with the 2nd issue of the 2nd edition of Hasted’s History of Kent. View more info

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A Complete Body of Ancient Geography Neatly Engraved on Thirteen Plates.

By: D’ANVILLE, Jean Baptiste Bouguignon [cartographer]

Price: £500.00

Publisher: James Whittle and Richard Holmes Whittle, 1818.,


Large folio. pp. title, 13 double page maps hand-coloured in outline. Contemporary half sheep, worn at the extremities, maps fine. The maps are dated 1794 and comprise: Orbis Romani (pars Orientalis); Orbis Romani (pars Occidentalis; Orbis Veteribus Notus; Gallia; Italiae; Graeciae; Asiae Minor et Syriae; Palaestina, Aegyptus, Britannia Romana, by the learned J. Horsley; Graeciae (pars Septentrionalis) and Graeciae (pars Meridionalis) by Mons de Lisle; Germany, France,... View more info

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A Cruise in the Mediterranean. [Cover title: Smith’s Wanderings; Mediterranean].

By: [SMITH]

Price: £750.00

Publisher: McLean, 1859.,


Oblong folio. pp. [2, 30, [2]. Original blind stamped pebble grained cloth, a little worn on the spine and with new end papers. Presentation copy inscribed “Lady Codrington(?) from the Author.” An account of a cruise undertaken by Smith and his friends in the schooner “Mary.” It includes views in Alicante, Naples, Corfu, Malta, etc. Rare, not on Copac; Worldcat lists a copy at Princeton only which appears to be incomplete, lacking the final numb... View more info

A Glossary of Words Used in the Neighbourhood of Sheffield: Including a Selection of Local Names, and Some Notices of Folk-Lore, and Customs.

By: ADDY, Sidney Oldall

Price: £65.00

Publisher: English Text Society, 1888.,


8vo. pp. lxxx, 331. Later half morocco, Very Good. View more info

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A History of Hurstperpoint, by a Native, a Minor.

By: [ELLIS, William Smith]

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Brighton: Phillips, 1837.,


Small 8vo. pp. iv, 74. Original printed boards, cloth spine torn down most of its length. Copac lists the Guildhall Library and the National Trust only. View more info

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A New Map of the Country Twenty-Five Miles Round London.

By: WYLD, James

Price: £350.00

Publisher: James Wyld, 1828.,


Folding hand coloured map, 42 x 52 inches, on four sheets, mounted on linen and folded into the original marbled card box. Box worn and four lines of folds separated [one full line to each sheet]. View more info

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A New Map of the Country Twenty-Five Miles Round London.

By: WYLD, James

Price: £500.00

Publisher: James Wyld, c. 1856.,


Folding hand coloured map, 42 x 52 inches, mounted on linen and folded into the original cloth box with title labels. Box split. View more info

A New Plan of London XXIX Miles in Circumference.

By: STOCKDALE, John

Price: £4,000.00

Publisher: J. Stockdale, 2nd January, 1797.,


105 x 146 cm. Engraved on 4 sheets, joined, then sectioned and mounted on linen, the City of London outlined in red. Some slight discolouration and a little dusty but Very Good. Stockdale issued this map over a number of years making additions as developments were made in the city. This is an early issue without the East and West India Docks [built 1802], and not showing the intended routes for Regent’s [Vauxhall] or Waterloo Bridges. View more info