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Image for Where Fly-Bombs Fell in Croydon.

Where Fly-Bombs Fell in Croydon.

By: CROYDON TIMES

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Reprinted from the “Croydon Times”, September 30th. 1944.:

Seller ID: 39860


A rare separately printed map, 300 x 260 mm showing where 141 flying bombs crashed in Croydon which was Britain’s most heavily struck borough; 19 others fell on the outskirts. View more info

Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire; a Historical and Descriptive Survey.

By: CURZON OF KEDLESTON, The MARQUIS

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 1929.:

Seller ID: 36641


4to. pp. xvii, 224; illustrations, folding plan. Original buckram, spine faded. Very Good. View more info

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

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

Price: £450.00

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

Seller ID: 38181


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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Photographs of the exterior of the Tomb of Tutenkhamen.

By: DAILY MAIL & TOPICAL PRESS AGENCY

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London Daily Mail and Topical Press Agency, 1923.:

Seller ID: 39458


3 contemporary photographs from the opening of the Tomb of Tutenkhamen at Luxor. 240 x 160 mm and 215 x 165 mm, heavily retouched and marked for publication. The photographer Harry Burton was exclusively commissioned by The Times of London to take the official photographs from inside the tomb as it was opened and emptied. Other agencies were relegated to the less dramatic but equally historically interesting exterior views. Two of these three views show Howard Carter a... View more info

A Little Book of Maps, to be referred to when My Father or Mother talks with me about Geography. Part V. [China, Hindoostan, Turkey in Europe, Turkey in Asia.]

By: DARTON, William [publisher]

Price: £650.00

Publisher: William Darton, 1821.:

Seller ID: 38771


4 hand coloured folding maps bound together in red card covers, paper label to front cover. Old damp stain visible on the reverse of two maps, some slight splitting along the folds. Scarce. Thought to have been issued in 6 parts, only one complete set has been recorded [auction at Dominic Winters 2015]. Previously Lawrence Darton had traced single copies of parts 1, 3 and 5 only and Copac lists a single part [this one] at a single location. View more info

Image for Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty’s Ships Adventure and Beagle Between the Years 1826 and 1836, Describing Their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America and the Beagle’s Circumnavigation of the Globe.

Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty’s Ships Adventure and Beagle Between the Years 1826 and 1836, Describing Their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America and the Beagle’s Circumnavigation of the Globe.

By: DARWIN, Charles, KING, Phillip Parker and FITZROY, Robert

Price: £18,750.00

Publisher: Henry Colburn, 1839.:

Seller ID: 39734


3 volumes in 4 [with separate Appendix to Volume II]. Large 8vo. Complete with all illustrations, maps and plans. The maps bound in rather than loose in pockets. Bound in blue half crushed morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Some occasional light spotting but a smart set in an attractive binding. Containing Darwin’s first published book as the third volume: Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History of the Various Countries Visited by H.M.S. Beagl... View more info

Image for Enclosure Award for the Manor of Higham in Leicestershire.

Enclosure Award for the Manor of Higham in Leicestershire.

By: DAVIS, John EAGLE, Thomas and WEDGE, John

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Manuscript, 1810.:

Seller ID: 38797


Large folio [460 x 310 mm]. pp. [40]; large hand drawn coloured map on vellum 1100 x 650 mm surveyed by Thomas Eagle in 1807. Full reversed calf, decorative calf title label to front cover. A rare original survey for the Higham Award which was granted in 1811. Printed Acts confirming the awards were commercially published but the surveys and valuations prepared in order to present the Acts to Parliament would typically have been produced in only a small handful of copi... View more info

Image for Les Tablettes Guerrières, ou Cartes Choisies Pour la Commodité des Officiers et des Voyageurs, contenant toutes les Cartes générales du Monde...avec les plan des fortresses...augmenté...des 102 articles des ordonnances militaire de L.H.P pour maintenir le bon ordre dans l’armée.

Les Tablettes Guerrières, ou Cartes Choisies Pour la Commodité des Officiers et des Voyageurs, contenant toutes les Cartes générales du Monde...avec les plan des fortresses...augmenté...des 102 articles des ordonnances militaire de L.H.P pour maintenir le bon ordre dans l’armée.

By: de la FEUILLE, Daniel

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: Amsterdam: chez Daniel de la Feuille, 1708.:

Seller ID: 38833


Tall thin 8vo. pp. 16; 30 double folded maps. Many of the maps have an old repair to the outer folds, most are a little browned. Bound in an attractive contemporary sheep, gilt panels, a little rubbed with some slight chipping to the head of the spine but a sound copy. Daniel de la Feuille [1640 - 1709] was a goldsmith, clockmaker engraver and publisher from Amsterdam. The first edition of this work was published in 1707; subsequent editions were issued by his son Paul... View more info

Image for Topographical Map of Saint Lucia executed by order of His Excellency Lt. Col. Reid of the Corps of Royal Engineers, Governor-in-Chief of the Windward Isles.

Topographical Map of Saint Lucia executed by order of His Excellency Lt. Col. Reid of the Corps of Royal Engineers, Governor-in-Chief of the Windward Isles.

By: DETAILLE and JAMET

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Detaille and Jamet, 1847.:

Seller ID: 39861


Hand coloured engraved map, 410 x 280 mm, trimmed along the left hand side. A scarce separately printed map. View more info

The Asiatic Petroleum Co. (North China) Ltd. Map of China Compiled From the Latest and Most Authentic Surveys.

By: DINGLE, Edwin J. and FRUIN, H.J.

Price: £4,500.00

Publisher: Shanghai: Far Eastern Geographical Establishment, 1916.:

Seller ID: 38177


Large folding map printed in black and red, 67 x 62 inches in six sections, mounted on linen and folded, enclosed in the original cloth case with printed title and paper label as key. Fine. The Asiatic Petroleum Company was a joint venture between the Shell and Royal Dutch oil companies and was founded in 1903. It operated throughout Asia from the start of the 20th. Century with its headquarters on the Bund in Shanghai. This map would appear to reflect the growing mark... View more info

Image for Old London [with letterpress by Alfred Marks].

Old London [with letterpress by Alfred Marks].

By: DIXON, Henry and BOOL, A. & J.

Price: £32,000.00

Publisher: Society for Photographing Relics of Old London, 1875 - 1886.:

Seller ID: 38225


Folio [470 x 360mm] 2 portfolios. 14pp descriptive letterpress printed rectos only, 120 carbon photographic prints mounted on blue card with printed titles, dates and publication details. Originally published in annual parts of 6 photographs [1875 – 1878], then 12 photographs [1879 – 1886]. Also included is an 11-page manuscript alphabetical index to the subjects of the photographs. Original sheep backed cloth portfolios, lacking most of the cloth ties and a ... View more info

Image for The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, for the Year 1775, 1776, 1777, 1778 & 1787.

The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, for the Year 1775, 1776, 1777, 1778 & 1787.

By: DODSLEY, J.

Price: £1,750.00

Publisher: J. Dodlsey, 1777 - 1789.:

Seller ID: 38789


5 volumes. 8vo. pp. [4], 272, 244, [10]: iv, 270, [2], 259, [9]: iv, 303, [1], 249, [1], [10]: iv, 334, [2], 245, [11]: [2], ii, 320, 202, [14]. Full contemporary calf, spines gilt. A little wear to the spines but good sound solid copies. Covering a tumultuous period of North American history, these volumes contain many reports on the crisis in the colonies and include one of the earliest printings of the Declaration of Independence [1776 volume] and the Constitution o... View more info

Image for Paradoxes and Problems, with two Characters and an Essay on Valour.

Paradoxes and Problems, with two Characters and an Essay on Valour.

By: DONNE, John

Price: £60.00

Publisher: The Nonesuch Press, 1923.:

Seller ID: 39594


8vo. pp. viii, 80. Patterned boards, near Fine in dust wrapper. Limited Edition, number 215 of 645 copies. View more info

Image for Paddy Clarke, Ha Ha Ha.

Paddy Clarke, Ha Ha Ha.

By: DOYLE, Roddy

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Secker and Warburg, 1993.:

Seller ID: 39625


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

Image for The Van.

The Van.

By: DOYLE, Roddy

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg, 1991.:

Seller ID: 39655


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

Image for The Muse in Council.

The Muse in Council.

By: DRINKWATER, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1925.:

Seller ID: 39627


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

Image for The Poll Book; Containing a Correct List of the Electors who Polled; Distinguishing the Candidates for Whom They Voted; also the names of the registered voters who did not poll in the first Election of Members for the Borough of Sheffield, December 13 and 14, 1832.

The Poll Book; Containing a Correct List of the Electors who Polled; Distinguishing the Candidates for Whom They Voted; also the names of the registered voters who did not poll in the first Election of Members for the Borough of Sheffield, December 13 and 14, 1832.

By: DUNN, Thomas [returning officer]

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Sheffield: printed by A, Whitaker and Co., 1833.:

Seller ID: 39554


8vo. pp. 80. Unbound but complete. Very Good. The Candidates were John Parker, Samuel Bailey, Thomas Asline Ward and James Silk Buckingham. View more info

Image for Justine; Balthazar; Mountolive; Clea. [The Alexandria Quartert]

Justine; Balthazar; Mountolive; Clea. [The Alexandria Quartert]

By: DURRELL, Lawrence

Price: £680.00

Publisher: Faber, 1957-1960.:

Seller ID: 39659


1st Editions. 4 volumes. Very Good set in dust wrappers which are not price clipped. The jacket of Justine is rubbed and a little chipped at the head of the spine with a couple of closed tears; Balthazar has a couple of short closed tears and is a little rubbed; Mountolive has a little rubbing to the head of the spine; Clea is very slightly soiled. Generally a Very Good pretty uniform set. View more info

Prospectus and Rules of the Dursley Agricultural and Commercial School.

By: DURSLEY

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Gloucester: Printed by E. Power, 1849.:

Seller ID: 38546


8vo. pp. 11. Established in 1840 as a grammar school for the middle classes of society in the town of Dursley mid-way between Bristol and Gloucester. No locations traced. View more info

Image for Ameublements. Fournisseur de plusiers Cuirs Etrangèrs. 13 & 15, Boulevard de la Madelaine.

Ameublements. Fournisseur de plusiers Cuirs Etrangèrs. 13 & 15, Boulevard de la Madelaine.

By: DUVAL, J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Paris: J. Duval, c. 1867.:

Seller ID: 39816


Trade card, 85 x 120 mm, central crease. On the reverse is an illustrated rate card for the hiring of ‘Fauteuils Roulants’, or bath chairs. View more info