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Image for The Church at Worth, Sussex.

The Church at Worth, Sussex.

By: WALFORD, Weston Styleman

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Russell Smith, 1856.:

Seller ID: 39567


8vo. pp. 15; frontispiece. Fragile printed paper wrappers, splitting on the spine. With a presentation letter from the author loosely inserted addressed to Alfred Swaine Taylor, the father of forensic science and with Taylor’s signature to the front wrapper. Separately printed offprint, reprinted from the Sussex Archaeological Collections, Vol. VIII. View more info

Image for The Case-Book of Knowledge. Complete set of 10 miniature volumes.

The Case-Book of Knowledge. Complete set of 10 miniature volumes.

By: WALLIS, John (publisher)

Price: £950.00

Publisher: John Wallis, 1801.:

Seller ID: 38257


Small 8vo. 9.5 x 5.6 cm. All in original boards with printed paper labels to front boards [except British Heroism], all with slightly later marbled or plain paper spines. A complete set of the 10 volumes, originally published in 1800 in a wooden bookcase or box [box not present here], this probably the second edition. 3 or 4 volumes a little shaken [especially Birds and Beasts], but generally clean and Very Good. The titles are: British Heroism, or Biographical Memoirs... View more info

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Water: Its Impurities and Purification, by the London and General Water Purifying Company (Limited).

By: WATER SUPPLY

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Published at the offices of the Company, 1880.:

Seller ID: 39566


Small 8vo. pp. 95; illustrations. Original printed wrappers, front wrapper a little eroded from silverfish damage, page edges a little stained. Following the cholera and typhus outbreaks in London in the 1860s, the quality of water was taken much more seriously. “Since the publication of the first edition of this pamphlet [1865?] much greater attention is now paid to the importance of pure water, and so that the latest and best information on the subject should b... View more info

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An Actual Survey of the Harbour and River of Waterford and the Bay of Tramore; With the Adjacent Coast, from Great Newtown Head to Bagenbon Head.

By: WATERFORD

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Laurie and Whittle, 1808.:

Seller ID: 39476


Engraved map. 510 x 725 mm. Dissected and mounted on linen. A little offsetting. Originally published in 1794, this issue with additions. BL only. View more info

Image for The Trail of the Skull; a story of African adventure.

The Trail of the Skull; a story of African adventure.

By: WEBSTER, Captain F.A.M.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions Ltd., [1937]:

Seller ID: 38794


1st Edition. Very Good in repaired dust wrapper, not price clipped but lacking large chips to front panel and the bottom 1½ inches of the spine. View more info

Image for The Original Journals of the Campaigns in the Peninsular of Field-Marshall the Duke of Wellington. To Which is Added an Appendix Containing the State Papers. Campaign in Portugal, 1808. [bound with] Journal of the Campaign of 1808 - 9. Part the First. Sir John Moore's Campaign. [bound with] Journal of the Campaign of 1809; Being the Third Campaign in the Peninsular. Edited from the Original Documents by the Editor of the Military Chronicle.

The Original Journals of the Campaigns in the Peninsular of Field-Marshall the Duke of Wellington. To Which is Added an Appendix Containing the State Papers. Campaign in Portugal, 1808. [bound with] Journal of the Campaign of 1808 - 9. Part the First. Sir John Moore's Campaign. [bound with] Journal of the Campaign of 1809; Being the Third Campaign in the Peninsular. Edited from the Original Documents by the Editor of the Military Chronicle.

By: WELLESLEY, Arthur Duke of Wellington

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Military Chronicle and Military Classics, 1815 and 1816.:

Seller ID: 36942


Tall 8vo. 3 volumes in one. pp. 53, l: 46, xviii: 54, 16. Contemporary marbled boards with new calf spine. Old library stamp to the verso of the title page and old library bookplate to front pastedown. Copac lists Durham University as holding the second title only with no other locations within the U.K. The first title is held by two libraries in the U.S.A. I have been unable to trace any holdings worldwide for the third title. A note to the third part suggests that a ... View more info

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Volume I. no. 1, parts 1 and 2.

By: WEST OF ENGLAND JOURNAL

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Bristol: Chilcott, printer, 1835.:

Seller ID: 38551


pp. vi, [1], 88, 36, [1, errata]. Disbound. Contains an essay on Geology by W.D. Conybeare and an early essay ‘On the Formation and Growth of Coral Reefs and Islands’ by S. Sutchbury. View more info

Image for United States - East Coast; New York Bay and Harbour From the United States Government Chart of 1901, with additions and corrections to 1947.

United States - East Coast; New York Bay and Harbour From the United States Government Chart of 1901, with additions and corrections to 1947.

By: WHARTON, rear-Admiral Sir W.J.L.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Admiralty Hydrographic Office, 1902 - 1948.:

Seller ID: 38820


Single sheet, folded once 1030 x 695 mm. Admiralty chart, margins with a few minor tears away from the printed area. Minor corrections added up to 1949, the last in manuscript. View more info

Image for Wheatstone’s Miscellaneous Extracts Consisting of Favorite Airs, Songs, Duetts, Waltz’s &c, for the Patent Flageolet, Flute, Violin, &c. C. Wheatsone No. 436 Strand, c. 1809.

Wheatstone’s Miscellaneous Extracts Consisting of Favorite Airs, Songs, Duetts, Waltz’s &c, for the Patent Flageolet, Flute, Violin, &c. C. Wheatsone No. 436 Strand, c. 1809.

By: WHEATSTONE, C.

Price: £600.00

Publisher: C. Wheatsone No. 436 Strand, C. 1809.:

Seller ID: 38196


Large oblong 8vo. pp. 32. Bottom corner of last page torn away, not affecting the printed area. A little rubbed in plain paper wrappers. Although Vol I is printed on the engraved title page I can find no trace of this title, or subsequent volumes. Charles Wheatstone was a maker and seller of musical instruments as well as a publisher of engraved music. His nephew and namesake Charles Wheatstone, who was briefly apprenticed to him, was the inventor of the English concerti... 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.:

Seller ID: 36996


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

Image for “...and then we’ll get him!”

“...and then we’ll get him!”

By: WILSON, Gahan

Price: £95.00

Publisher: New York: Richard Marek, 1978.:

Seller ID: 38421


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

Image for An Opinion on the Present Constitution of the Corporation of Cutlers in Hallamshire.

An Opinion on the Present Constitution of the Corporation of Cutlers in Hallamshire.

By: WILSON, James

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Sheffield: printed at the request and for the use of the Company, 1821.:

Seller ID: 39555


8vo. pp. 8. Unbound but complete. No locations traced. View more info

Image for A Useful and Modern Work on Settees, Sofas, Ottomans, and Easy Chairs, in Twelve Plates.

A Useful and Modern Work on Settees, Sofas, Ottomans, and Easy Chairs, in Twelve Plates.

By: WOOD, Henry Decorative Artist and Draughtsman

Price: £1,750.00

Publisher: Henry Wood, [1846]:

Seller ID: 38703


Oblong 4to. pp. title, 12 lithographic plates. Original sheep backed printed boards, spine split and boards rather darkened but internally clean. A rare trade catalogue. Worldcat lists microform copies only but we have been unable to trace any holdings of the book. The V&A holds a similar title which also includes cheval and pole screens which would seem to be an expanded [and probably later] version of this title. View more info

Image for A  New Atlas and Gazetteer of the Isle of Man, consisting of seventeen highly finished maps, compiled from original and authentic sources, describing the civil and ecclesiastical boundaries of each parish...

A New Atlas and Gazetteer of the Isle of Man, consisting of seventeen highly finished maps, compiled from original and authentic sources, describing the civil and ecclesiastical boundaries of each parish...

By: WOOD, James

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Douglas: James Brown, John Mylrea and others, [1867]:

Seller ID: 38830


Folio. pp. 51; 17 hand-coloured maps [14 double page]. Title page and first map a little stained. Original cloth rather stained. A scarce locally published large atlas; Copac lists Edinburgh University and the National Library of Scotland as the only locations. View more info

Gerard's Herball; the Essence Thereof Distilled from the Edition of Th. Johnson, 1636.

By: WOODWARD, Marcus

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Gerald Howe, 1927.:

Seller ID: 36666


4to. pp. xix, 303; illustrations. original buckram a little faded on the spine otherwise Very Good. View more info

Image for Brazil, Baia de Guanabara: Rio de Janeiro and Approaches, from the Brazilian Government Charts of 1938...1943.

Brazil, Baia de Guanabara: Rio de Janeiro and Approaches, from the Brazilian Government Charts of 1938...1943.

By: WYATT, Rear-Admiral A.G.N.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Admiralty Hydrographic Office, 1942 - 1949.:

Seller ID: 38819


Single sheet, folded once 1030 x 695 mm. Admiralty chart, margins with a few minor tears away from the printed area. Minor corrections added up to 1949, the last in manuscript. View more info

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Winter Harvest.

By: YOUNG, Andrew

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Nonesuch Press, 1933.:

Seller ID: 39595


8vo. pp. 51. Very Good in slightly torn dust wrapper. View more info

Image for The Accompanying Testimonial was Presented to Mr George Cave K.C., M.P., D.L. and Mrs Cave in Remembrance of the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Their Wedding. Calligraphy by Ludwig Chr Lunde.

The Accompanying Testimonial was Presented to Mr George Cave K.C., M.P., D.L. and Mrs Cave in Remembrance of the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Their Wedding. Calligraphy by Ludwig Chr Lunde.

By: ZAEHNSDORF BINDING

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: 1910.:

Seller ID: 38607


4to. 14 thick card sheets, lettered and illuminated in gilt and colours by Ludwig Lunde including an exquisite miniature watercolour of Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster within the initial letter T. Bound in full crushed morocco by Zaehnsdorf, all edges gilt. George Cave was knighted in 1915 and created a Viscount in 1918. He served as and M.P. for Kingston Surrey; Solicitor-General, Home Secretary and Lord Chancellor. View more info

Image for L’Ultimo Faliero [or L’Ultimo de Falieri], Melodramma in 3 Atti.

L’Ultimo Faliero [or L’Ultimo de Falieri], Melodramma in 3 Atti.

By: ZAFFIRA, Giuseppe [librettist]

Price: £650.00

Publisher: 1873.:

Seller ID: 38138


Small 4to. pp. xiii, 22 [1 side only]. Full contemporary morocco, rubbed. Libretto prepared for Alice Fielder as leading Alto. Tipped in is the remains of a contract written in French between the author and Mr. L. Field [Father or husband?] dated 3 February, 1873. The first two acts are of smaller size than the third. I can find no record of the publication of this libretto. View more info

Image for Lord Mayor’s Show. [Panel poster for London Transport]

Lord Mayor’s Show. [Panel poster for London Transport]

By: ZINKEISEN, Anna Katrina

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London Transport, 1934.:

Seller ID: 38780


Single sheet display panel poster, 270 x 320 mm. A couple of closed tears and slightly curled from being rolled. A panel poster for display on buses and underground carriages. View more info