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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

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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

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, between the Jalpetec River and the Pacific Plains, Mouth of the Coatzacoalcos River, Sketch from the mouth of the Coatzacoa... 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 local businesses were entirely dependant on the 3 day fair. The defence was successful and the tradesmen and licensed victualle... 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

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 nervous and sanguineous fluids. “It partakes of neither Homeopathy nor Allopathy. So saying, however, the author would not be... 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 discharged from the Hospital, or of their Burial in case they die there.” View more info

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[Prospectus] Edward Bawden: War Artist.

By: BAWDEN, Edward

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Hurtwood Press in Association wit the Imperial War Museum, 1986.:

Seller ID: 39970


Folio. pp. [4]. Reproduction of a watercolour by Bawden plus extract of a letter to his wife. Very Good. Intended as a fine press edition, the same size as the Hurtwood Press ‘Stowe’ by John Piper, this folio edition was abandoned and the material used in a much smaller format publication by Scolar Press in 1989. 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: £50.00

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 fascinating works including "Local and Municipal Government" and "The Law relating to County Councils". He al... 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 Clinton and I know no reason to doubt of it being a very good one. Bowsden Febry 9th 1789.” An unusual and intriguin... View more info

The Runic and Other Crosses of Derbyshire.

By: BEMROSE, William Junior

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: [Derby]: Manuscript, 1871.:

Seller ID: 36756


Folio. 390 x 260 mm. Hand painted and lettered title page; 22 original ink and ink wash drawings of runic and other crosses. Contemporary elaborately stamped and sculpted morocco, gilt, inner dentelles, all edges gilt by Bemrose of Derby. William Bemrose junior (1831 - 1908) was a director of the printing business founded by his father, a director of Royal Crown Derby, a writer on wood carving and pottery, art collector, amateur painter [vice president of Derby Amateur Sketching Club], member of Derby Archaeological Society, etc. I have been unable to trace any record of publication so this ... View more info

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Bengal Military Fund.

By: BENGAL

Price: £150.00

Publisher: George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for the India Office, 1875.:

Seller ID: 39905


8vo. pp. 8. Stitched as issued. The Fund was established in 1824 to provide benefits for members and their families who were retired or suffering hardship; officers only of course. It was transferred to the government in 1866. This scarce guide gives the rules and regulations controlling the fund and gives tables of subscriptions due by the various ranks as well as benefits payable to widows, etc. View more info

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Old Gravel Lane Congregational Meeting House, St. Georges, East [Wapping].

By: BENN, Julius [W]

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Julius Benn, c. 1850?:

Seller ID: 39826


Single sheet on fine tissue like paper, 415 x 268 mm. Printed intaglio with woodcut header signed J.W. Benn. An appear for subscriptions to support an Evangelist because “...unless it please God to move the hearts of His people to help the struggling cause, the work will have to be abandoned, and this in a neighbourhood where the errors of Ritualism, and the darkness of popery abound to a most fearful extent.” The chapel was founded in 1705, rebuilt in 1736 and eventually demolished in the 1920s. John Newton, former slave-ship captain and author of the hymn ‘Amazing Grace&#... View more info

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Picturesque York.

By: BENSON, George and JEFFERSON, J. England

Price: £100.00

Publisher: York: Printed for the Authors, 1886.:

Seller ID: 36508


4to. pp. 31; 50 full page sepia plates. Original cloth, near Fine. With the signature of one of the subscribers C.B. Norcliffe of Langton Hall. topog View more info

Image for Ode on the Marriage of H.R.H. Prince Charles to the Lady Diana Spencer in St Paul’s Cathedral on 29 July 1981.

Ode on the Marriage of H.R.H. Prince Charles to the Lady Diana Spencer in St Paul’s Cathedral on 29 July 1981.

By: BETJEMAN, John

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Warren Editions, 1981.:

Seller ID: 39736


Single sheet broadsheet poem. One of 125 copies signed by the poet. Very Good. View more info

Image for The Note-Book of William Blake, Called the Rossetti Manuscript. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes.

The Note-Book of William Blake, Called the Rossetti Manuscript. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes.

By: BLAKE, William

Price: £100.00

Publisher: The Nonesuch Press, 1935.:

Seller ID: 39590


8vo. pp. xii, 163; 120 facsimiles. Original buckram, Fine in very slightly worn and browned dust wrapper. View more info