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Image for Report of the Committee of Superintendence of the Cheltenham Female Orphan Asylum, for the Year 1832.

Report of the Committee of Superintendence of the Cheltenham Female Orphan Asylum, for the Year 1832.

By: CHELTENHAM FEMALE ORPHAN ASYLUM

Price: £125.00

Publisher: [CHELTENHAM] 1832.:

Seller ID: 38539


8vo. pp. 20. [No title as issued]. Disbound. Includes names of orphans, list of annual subscribers and list of prices of work carried out by the orphans. No locations traced. View more info

Image for Report of the Committee of Superintendence of the Cheltenham Female Orphan Asylum and School of Industry, for the Year 1833.

Report of the Committee of Superintendence of the Cheltenham Female Orphan Asylum and School of Industry, for the Year 1833.

By: CHELTENHAM FEMALE ORPHAN ASYLUM

Price: £180.00

Publisher: [Cheltenham] 1833.:

Seller ID: 38540


8vo. pp. 20; engraved view of the asylum. Disbound. Includes names of orphans, list of life governors, list of annual subscribers and list of prices of work carried out by the orphans. No locations traced. View more info

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Watercolour of the Summer Palace, Beijing.

By: CHINA

Price: £25,000.00

Publisher: China, Qing Dynasty? late 19th Century.:

Seller ID: 39750


An impressive large scale view of the Summer Palace. This stunning watercolour was formerly in the possession of the travel writer Robert Byron with a label on reverse stating that he brought it back from China in 1936, together with his address label. The image size is 910 x 1730 mm, framed and glazed. This item will need special packing and shipping and additional costs. We can deliver anywhere within the U.K. free of charge, or can deliver to a packer/shipper of you... View more info

Image for Black List! Being the Annual Amount of Pickings of the Peers and their Families, who voted against the Reform Bill, in the House of Lords, on Saturday, Oct 8, 1831.

Black List! Being the Annual Amount of Pickings of the Peers and their Families, who voted against the Reform Bill, in the House of Lords, on Saturday, Oct 8, 1831.

By: CHUBB, W. P. [compiler]

Price: £200.00

Publisher: W.P. Chubb, [1831]:

Seller ID: 39809


Single sheet, printed two column, 480 x 310 mm, laid down with some loss, especially to left hand border and very slihgt loss of some letters at a tear to lower left hand side. A rare ‘name and shame’ poster issued just prior to the Great Reform Act of 1832 which introduced wide ranging changes to the British Electoral system and brought some semblance of balance to individual constituencies in an attempt to get rid of ‘Rotten Boroughs.’ “... View more info

Image for Manuscript Account of the Depth of Water in the Engine Shed at Eshott, Northumberland between September 18, 1797 and 23 December 1797; together with two receipts made out to Thomas Adams.

Manuscript Account of the Depth of Water in the Engine Shed at Eshott, Northumberland between September 18, 1797 and 23 December 1797; together with two receipts made out to Thomas Adams.

By: CLARK, Daniel engineer

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Manuscript, 1797:

Seller ID: 39784


8vo. pp. 20 [4 blank]. 2 receipt clips signed by Daniel Clark. Paper wrappers worn and creased. Thomas Adams, a country lawyer, purchased Eshott Hall and Estate from the Carr family in 1792; the estate included a coal mine. Presumably this engine was used for draining the mine. Many of Adams’ papers are held by the Lewis Walpole Library at Yale University. View more info

Image for Report to the General Board of Health on a Preliminary Enquiry Into the Sewerage, Drainage, and Supply of Water, and the Sanitary Condition of the Inhabitants of the City and County of Bristol.

Report to the General Board of Health on a Preliminary Enquiry Into the Sewerage, Drainage, and Supply of Water, and the Sanitary Condition of the Inhabitants of the City and County of Bristol.

By: CLARK, Geo. T.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: W. Clowes, 1850.:

Seller ID: 38533


8vo. pp. 224. Disbound, top edge trimmed with the partial loss of a few page numbers. Presentation copy inscribed “To Lord Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol With the Writer’s Compliments.” Located at a few specialist institutions, not listed as being at the copyright libraries. View more info

Image for Life and Adventures of Peter Porcupine, with other records of his early career in England & America...

Life and Adventures of Peter Porcupine, with other records of his early career in England & America...

By: COBBETT, William

Price: £60.00

Publisher: The Nonesuch Press, 1927.:

Seller ID: 39581


8vo. pp. 163. End papers browned, otherwise Fine in original wax paper wrapper which is discoloured, mostly unopened. Limited Edition, number 179 of 1800 copies. The frontispiece is coloured through stencils by the Curwen Press. View more info

The Eastern Hemisphere [cover illustration to The Great Globe, Quadrilles, by Stephen Glover.]

By: COCKS, Robert [publisher]

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Robert Cocks, c. 1880.:

Seller ID: 38166


Folio. pp. 8. Hand coloured map of the Eastern Hemisphere, 8½ inch diameter [map size]. Very Good. View more info

Image for Minnow among Tritons; Mrs. S.T. Coleridge’s Letters to Thomas Poole 1799 - 1834.

Minnow among Tritons; Mrs. S.T. Coleridge’s Letters to Thomas Poole 1799 - 1834.

By: COLERIDGE, Mrs S.T.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: The Nonesuch Press, 1934.:

Seller ID: 39586


8vo. pp. xxxvi, 186. Original buckram, Fine in Curwen Press patterned dust wrapper with a little wear around the title aperture. Limited Edition, number 220 of 675 copies. The dust wrapper is designed by Albert Rutherston. View more info

Image for The Devil and All. [Six Short Stories]

The Devil and All. [Six Short Stories]

By: COLLIER, John

Price: £60.00

Publisher: The Nonesuch Press, 1934.:

Seller ID: 39591


8vo. pp. 124. Frontispiece by Blair Hughes-Stanton. Very Good in glassine dust wrapper with gilt paper flaps, a little worn. Limited Edition, number 299 of 1000 copies signed by the author. View more info

Image for The Apostle of Free Labour: the Life Story of William Collison, Founder and General Secretary of the National Free Labour Association, told by Himself.

The Apostle of Free Labour: the Life Story of William Collison, Founder and General Secretary of the National Free Labour Association, told by Himself.

By: COLLISON, William

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Hurst and Blackett, 1913.:

Seller ID: 39553


1st Edition. 8vo. pp. xvi, 336; illustrations. Lacking the front end paper and with some childish scribbling to the pastedown and rear end papers. with extensive presentation inscription from the author: “To Capt Bowl with the authors sompliments W. Collison. Anarchy, being disorganization means the quick return to tyranny, through the rule of the strong man who rises in his lust for power & takes command by right of might at the psychologic moment.” The ... View more info

Excavations at Lincoln Interim Reports.

By: COLYER, Christina and JONES, M.J.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Antiquaries Journal, 1975 - 1981:

Seller ID: 36046


4to. pp. 227 - 266: 50 - 991: 83 - 114; illustrations. Boiund together in cloth. The three interimt reports bound together. 1. Excavations at Lincoln 1970 - 1972: The Western Defenses of the Lower Town. First Interim Report. 2. ibid. Second Interim Report. 3. Sites Outside the Walled City 1972 - 1977, Third Interim Report. View more info

Image for Map of Western Palestine, in 26 Sheets from Surveys Conducted for the Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund During the Years 1872 - 77.

Map of Western Palestine, in 26 Sheets from Surveys Conducted for the Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund During the Years 1872 - 77.

By: CONDER, C.R. & KITCHENER, H.H.

Price: £3,250.00

Publisher: Southampton: Stanfords, 1880.:

Seller ID: 39754


Large oblong folio, 495 x 620 mm. On a scale of 1 inch to one mile on 26 sheets. [with] CONDER, Lieutenant C.R. AND KITCHENER, Lieutenant H.H. Map of Western Palestine from Surveys conducted for the Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund. on a scale of 3/8 inch to 1 mile, showing Natural Drainage together with Vertical Sections of the Country. Stanfords, 1884. Large oblong folio, 495 x 620 mm. On 6 sheets. Each sewn together to left hand margins, no binding, some ve... View more info

Image for Fishmonger’s Fiddle.

Fishmonger’s Fiddle.

By: COPPARD, A.E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cape, 1925.:

Seller ID: 39617


Near Fine in very slightly rubbed dust wrapper. View more info

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Pink Furniture.

By: COPPARD, A.E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cape, 1930.:

Seller ID: 39618


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

Image for Hips & Haws, poems.

Hips & Haws, poems.

By: COPPARD, A.E.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Golden Cockerel Press, 1922.:

Seller ID: 39657


1st Edition. Number 107 of 500 copies. Very Good in slightly browned, chipped and torn dust wrapper. View more info

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

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

Price: £975.00

Publisher: Manuscript, 1850.:

Seller ID: 38271


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

Image for Plan of the Proposed Docks and the Line of a Canal with a Collateral Cut on the Surrey Side of the River Thames.

Plan of the Proposed Docks and the Line of a Canal with a Collateral Cut on the Surrey Side of the River Thames.

By: CRACKLOW, C.J.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: House of Commons, 1799.:

Seller ID: 39859


Singles sheet folded once. Hand coloured map, 645 x 460 mm. Trimmed tight to the left and right borders, top left corner torn away affecting the top border line. View more info

Image for Report to the General Board of Health, on a Preliminary Enquiry Into the Sewerage, Drainage, and Supply of Water, and the Sanitary Condition of the Inhabitants of the City of Gloucester.

Report to the General Board of Health, on a Preliminary Enquiry Into the Sewerage, Drainage, and Supply of Water, and the Sanitary Condition of the Inhabitants of the City of Gloucester.

By: CRESY, Edward

Price: £150.00

Publisher: William Clowes, 1849.:

Seller ID: 38534


8vo. pp. 56. Disbound. Located at the Welcome Library only. View more info

Pocket Plan of London and Improved Guide.

By: CROSS, J.

Price: £800.00

Publisher: J. Cross, c. 1840.:

Seller ID: 38482


47 x 74 cm. Hand coloured engraved map in sections in original slipcase with printed label. Very Good. An early issue of this map first printed in 1837. This shows five railway terminals: Birmingham, Blackwall, London & Greenwich, Eastern Counties and Great Western. The Swan Street extension to the London & Greenwich has been added in the same colour as the other railway lines but with no engraved line below. View more info