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Canal Dreams.

By: BANKS, Iain

Price: £20.00

Publisher: MacMillan, 1989.:

Seller ID: 39648


1st Edition. Near Fine in dust wrapper. View more info

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Walking on Glass.

By: BANKS, Iain

Price: £40.00

Publisher: MacMillan, 1985.:

Seller ID: 39649


1st Edition. Near Fine in dust wrapper. View more info

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Feersum Endjinn.

By: BANKS, Iain M.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Orbit, 1994.:

Seller ID: 39650


1st Edition. Very slight fading to the spine of the dust wrapper otherwise near Fine. View more info

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Inversions.

By: BANKS, Iain M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Orbit, 1998.:

Seller ID: 39651


1st Edition. Very Good/Fine in dust wrapper with trace of old adhesive to front panel. View more info

Image for A Map’s Mensuration of a Messuage, Buildings and Lands Call’d Thornden in the Parishes of Boughton Malherb, Ulcomb & Headcorn, in the County of Kent, belonging to Thomas Witherden of Wissenden, Esq.

A Map’s Mensuration of a Messuage, Buildings and Lands Call’d Thornden in the Parishes of Boughton Malherb, Ulcomb & Headcorn, in the County of Kent, belonging to Thomas Witherden of Wissenden, Esq.

By: BARHAM, B.

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: 1775.:

Seller ID: 38838


Manuscript map in colours on vellum, 775 x 985 mm. Though a little grubby and with a circular stain to the lower right, this is nevertheless a lovely manuscript map showing off both the surveyor’s accuracy and his artistic skills; the pastoral scene surrounding the title is particularly fine. The Witherden family owned these extensive lands for several centuries. View more info

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Thirty Preliminary Poems.

By: BARKER, George

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Parton Press, 1933.:

Seller ID: 39643


1st Edition. Boards with wrapper as issued. Fine. View more info

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Poems.

By: BARKER, George,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Faber, 1935.:

Seller ID: 39631


1st Edition. Very Good in dust wrapper a little browned on the extremities. View more info

Maps Illustrating the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

By: BARNARD, J.G.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1852.:

Seller ID: 38163


8 very large folding maps bound into a cloth case [2 maps detached]. A little rubbed and some maps a little browned, Very Good. Issued to accompany J.J. Williams’ The Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Being the result of a Survey for a Railroad to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, made by Scientific Commission, under the direction of Major J.G. Barnard, U.S., Engineer. 1851. Comprise: Map of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Plan of that part of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec... View more info

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Before She Met Me.

By: BARNES, Julian

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cape, 1982.:

Seller ID: 39620


1st Edition. Small patch of old dried adhesive on front flap otherwise Fine in dust wrapper. View more info

Image for The Defence Committee are glad to announce that the Home Secretary has refused to order the abolition of the fair which therefore will be held annually on 4th, 5th, & 6th September as heretofore... [with] To the Right Honourable Sir Henry Matthews Q.C., M.P., Her Majesty’s Secretary of State, Home Department. The Humble Memorial...by way of Objection to the proposal...to abolish Barnet Fair...

The Defence Committee are glad to announce that the Home Secretary has refused to order the abolition of the fair which therefore will be held annually on 4th, 5th, & 6th September as heretofore... [with] To the Right Honourable Sir Henry Matthews Q.C., M.P., Her Majesty’s Secretary of State, Home Department. The Humble Memorial...by way of Objection to the proposal...to abolish Barnet Fair...

By: BARNET FAIR

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Barnet: Cowling Steam Printer, 1888.:

Seller ID: 38778


2 single sheet posters, 440 x 285 mm and 415 x 260 mm, printed black on yellow and black on blue. In 1888 the non-resident Lord of the Manor of Chipping Barnet petitioned the Home Secretary to close Barnet Fair which had been running annually since being granted its Charter in 1588, but the request met little local support. Local solicitor W. Osborn Boys marshalled the defence and cross petitioned, pointing out that 40,000 cattle changed hands annually and that many lo... View more info

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Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets - Plate 110. Le Perroquet Aouro-courouy.

By: BARRABAND, Jacques

Price: £525.00

Publisher: Paris: Langlois, 1801 - 1805.:

Seller ID: 34217


Print. 34 x 27 cm. Hand coloured engraved print from Barraband's magnificent work. Small abrasion to the centre of the plate otherwise a lovely example of a rare engraving. Attractively framed and glazed. View more info

A Plan of Tunbridge Wells in the County of Kent, Shewing the Situation of all the Lodging Houses, Publick Walks, Inns, and Every Thing Worthy of Notice.

By: BARROW, T.J.

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells: T.J. Barrow, 1808.:

Seller ID: 39781


Engraved map, 520 x 620 mm. Hand coloured, old fold, professional repair to centre of top border. Rare, Copac locates the BL copy only. View more info

Image for A Plan of Tunbridge Wells in the County of Kent, Showing the Situation of all the Lodging Houses, Publick Walks, Inns and every thing worthy of notice.

A Plan of Tunbridge Wells in the County of Kent, Showing the Situation of all the Lodging Houses, Publick Walks, Inns and every thing worthy of notice.

By: BARROW, T.T.

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells: T.T. Barrow, 1808.:

Seller ID: 39868


Single sheet hand-coloured engraved map, 520 x 620 mm. Repair along the top border showing some slight discolouration, central fold. A rare and attractive separately printed map which lists all the lodging houses of the town with key. Copac lists the British Library copy only. View more info

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A Few Words on Nervousness.

By: BATCHELOR, Dr William

Price: £200.00

Publisher: The Author, c. 1861.:

Seller ID: 39715


Single broadsheet, 420 x 260 mm, printed both sides. Dr William Batchelor, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1835; Member and Licentiate of the Apothecaries’ Company, 1835; and Doctor of Medicine of Erlangen. 12, Finsbury Place South, London. Advertisement with testimonials and cases for his Nervo-Arterial Essence and Nerve Lozenges, sold by all chemists. His theory that many cases of nervous affections the cause lay in the obstruction of nervou... View more info

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Conditions of Admission into the General Hospital at Bath.

By: BATH HOSPITAL

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Bath: J. and J. Keene, Bath Journal Office, c. 1845.:

Seller ID: 39801


Handbill, single sheet, 225 x 153 mm. A little surface soiling, two old adhesion marks to verso. Among the many conditions, patients were directed to bring “...Three Pounds Caution-Money, if from any part of England or Wales: but if the patient comes from Scotland or Ireland, then the Caution-Money to be deposited before Admission is the sum of Five Pounds.” The Caution-Money “... is to defray the Expenses of returning the Patients after they are disc... View more info

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Poems of Christina Rossetti, chosen by William Rossetti.

By: BAYNTUN BINDING

Price: £480.00

Publisher: MacMillan, 1905.:

Seller ID: 39600


Small 8vo. pp. xxvi, 332. Full crushed green morocco, gilt, all edges gilt, by Bayntun of Bath, probably contemporaneous with the publication date. Green being a notoriously fugitive colour, the spine has inevitably faded a little, There is a little wear to the top right hand corner but a pleasant and attractive binding. View more info

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Random Rhymes.

By: BAZALGETTE, Norman

Price: £125.00

Publisher: John Smith & Co., Printers, 1870.:

Seller ID: 38144


8vo. pp. [4], 67. Original cloth a little soiled and split on the spine, endpapers a little stained. Inscribed presentation copy “To Blangy old Bartle, from his affectionate friend Norman Bazalgette.” Charles Norman Bazalgette was the second son of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, he was a barrister much engaged with the advancement of Wimbledon but also with Local Government enquiries regarding sewerage schemes on the lower Thames.. He was the author of various fasc... View more info

Image for Histoire Militaire de Flandre Depuis l’Année 1690, Jusqu’en 1694. Ouvrage fait sur les memoires manuscrits des camps, marches, battailles et sieges de M. le Maréchal Duc de Luxembourg...

Histoire Militaire de Flandre Depuis l’Année 1690, Jusqu’en 1694. Ouvrage fait sur les memoires manuscrits des camps, marches, battailles et sieges de M. le Maréchal Duc de Luxembourg...

By: BEAURAIN, Jean de

Price: £1,800.00

Publisher: Paris or The Hague: Beaurain, 1756 - 58.:

Seller ID: 38834


Folio. 4 volumes in one. An atlas volume with no text, containing the engraved general title, engraved dedication page and a total of 125 maps, some hand-coloured, mostly folded or double folded. Volume 1 - 32 maps, Volume 2 - 32 maps, Volume 3 - 27 maps, Volume 4 - 34 maps. Bound in full contemporary speckled calf, a little worn on the extremities, the contents fine, the folds unworn. View more info

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Select Poems Divine and Humane.

By: BEEDOME, Thomas

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Nonesuch Press, 1928.:

Seller ID: 39582


8vo. pp. [4], 51, iv, [2]. Original limp vellum. Fine in slipcase broken along the top edge, mostly unopened. Limited Edition, number 824 of 1250 copies. View more info

Image for The following is a List of Persons Cured of Maniacal Symptoms by John Bell, Carpenter at Bowsden, Northumberland & his late mother who was midwife in that village for thirty three years...

The following is a List of Persons Cured of Maniacal Symptoms by John Bell, Carpenter at Bowsden, Northumberland & his late mother who was midwife in that village for thirty three years...

By: BELL, John

Price: £1,800.00

Publisher: Manuscript, 1789.:

Seller ID: 39792


Single sheet, 305 x 190mm,a list of 37 numbered names with parish, followed by signed attestation by John Bell, Berwick 26th January 1789. Also included is a separate reference for John Bell “This is to certify that John Bell of Bowsden in the County of Northumberland has been employed by me for some years as a carpenter and I consider him to be a sober & honest man. He holds a recipe for the curing of madness which some time ago I understand belonged to a Lady... View more info