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The Parish Officer's Complete Guide. Containing the duty of the Churchwarden, Overseer, Constable, and Surveyor of the Highway

The Parish Officer's Complete Guide. Containing the duty of the Churchwarden, Overseer, Constable, and Surveyor of the Highway

by Paul, John

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6th Edition
Published
1793
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London: W Richardson at the Royal Exchange , 1793. Full Leather bindings, blind embossed decoration to both bds, pp vi 245 [1 Ads]. Bds curving with splits at spine joints, small nick to rear bd top, buffed through leather at cnrs first blank missing, name at top of title page, bright and clean internally apart from brown splatter drips … Read more about this item
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Casanova Illustrations
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Casanova Illustrations

by Nisle, Julius; Barnard, Francis Pierrepont

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First Edition Thus
Published
1848
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Hardcover
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Germany, 1848. Bound illustrations with ex-libris plate of noted Oxford historian Francis Pierrpont Barnard with name and note stating ex Don York Powell (Don of Modern History Oxford) with pencil note in Barnards hand stating "c1848 I believe never used" with his initial beneath. He thought that these were prior to the 1850 Stuttgart edition in colour. The… Read more about this item
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The Monks and the Giants: prospectus and specimen of an intended national work, by William and Robert Whistlecraft intended to comprise the most interesting particulars relating to King Arthur and his Round Table

The Monks and the Giants: prospectus and specimen of an intended national work, by William and Robert Whistlecraft intended to comprise the most interesting particulars relating to King Arthur and his Round Table

by Whistlecraft, William & Robert (Psead. John Hookham Frere)

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4th Edition
Published
1821
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Hardcover
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London: John Murray, 1821. First Edition under the title of Monks and Demons, and including Cantos III & IV. The poem was published in 1813, in two cantos, two additional cantos were added in 1818.. In style and stanza, Frere's "Specimen" was imitated in Byron's Beppo, and is thus regarded as a seminal influence on Byron's Don Juan. CONDITION Half… Read more about this item
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'Journal of a Tour and Residence in Great Britain, during the years 1810 and 1811: with remarks on the country, its arts, literature, and politics, and on the manners and customs of its Inhabitants. Volume First

'Journal of a Tour and Residence in Great Britain, during the years 1810 and 1811: with remarks on the country, its arts, literature, and politics, and on the manners and customs of its Inhabitants. Volume First

by Simond, Louis

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2nd Edition
Published
1817
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Hardcover
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Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & Co, 1817. French man Louis Simond (1767-1831). This is noted for its very early illus done by the Author of the Welsh and the Scottish poor. CONDITION Vol 1 only. Ex University Library with only spine marking and filing details to verso of title page. Half Leather with Papered bds, Pp xiv 508 with 2 fold… Read more about this item
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Summa de Virtutibus et Vitiis

Summa de Virtutibus et Vitiis

by Peraldi, Guiliemlmi (William Perault); Rodolphi Clutis (Rudolph Bolts Ed)

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First Edition Thus
Published
1618
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Hardcover
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Mainz, Germany : Antonii Boetzeri , 1618. Summa de Virtutibus et Vitiis. Principles in Latin. Part 1 are Virtues, Part 2 are Vices. Original Vellum wraps, Pp 48 Prolog, Pt 1, Pp 404 plus 12 page index, Pt 2, Pp 346 plus 7 page index. CONDITION Very good for age, all present, a few insect pin holes along bottom edge… Read more about this item
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In Qva, Liber Memorialis Ad populum Ciuitatis, & Dioecesis Mediolanensis, A Beato Carolo Borromae. Pars Tertia (Pt 3) Along with  De Vita Caroli R E Cardinalis  Libri Septum (Pt 2 ), & Conversations with the  Pope and Indexes et Al

In Qva, Liber Memorialis Ad populum Ciuitatis, & Dioecesis Mediolanensis, A Beato Carolo Borromae. Pars Tertia (Pt 3) Along with De Vita Caroli R E Cardinalis Libri Septum (Pt 2 ), & Conversations with the Pope and Indexes et Al

by [Caesare Specianus Bishop of Cremona)

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First Edition
Published
1602
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Hardcover
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Brescia, Italy : Apud Societatum Brixiensem , 1602. Memorial of Carlo Borromeo who was appointed during the papacy of Pope Clement VII as Bishop of Ugento1537, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Paul III as Bishop of Pozzuoli.He served as Bishop of Pozzuoli until his death in 1540. DESCRIPTION Each Separately numbered, Liber Memorialis [1603] pp 228… Read more about this item
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Incerti scriptoris Graeci fabulae aliquot Homericae de Ulixis erroribus ethice Explicatae Vertit, notasque necessarias adjecit Johannes Columbus

Incerti scriptoris Graeci fabulae aliquot Homericae de Ulixis erroribus ethice Explicatae Vertit, notasque necessarias adjecit Johannes Columbus

by Columbus, Johannes

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Edition Unstated
Published
1745
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Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden): Apud Philippum Bonk , 1745. Johannes Columbus 1640 - 1684 Sweden greatest Latin scholar of his era, Prof. Uppsala University. Text in Ancient Greek and Latin, originally published 1678. Fine bindings signed Rel[ieur] P. Bozerian, gold-tooled on the spine heel. The famous binder Bozerian who worked for Napoleon, Renouard and all the great bibliophiles of his time.… Read more about this item
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Mounseer Nongtongpaw: or, the Discoveries of John Bull in a Trip to Paris
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Mounseer Nongtongpaw: or, the Discoveries of John Bull in a Trip to Paris

by [Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft later Shelley ]

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4th Edition
Published
1915
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Paperback
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London, United Kingdom: M J Godwin at the Juvenile Library, 1915. Printed by B McMillan, Bow Street, Covent Garden in colophon. Written by the publishers daughter, a then 10 year old Mary Godwin (Shelley) adapted a jaunty vaudeville song into a children's rhyme, ''Mounseer Nongtongpaw,'' which makes spirited fun of English bigotry and greed. Godwin published it, the first work… Read more about this item
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Flora voor Dames. Handleiding tot het bloemenmaken.

Flora voor Dames. Handleiding tot het bloemenmaken.

by Maria

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Edition
2nd Edition
Published
1878
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Hardcover
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Netherlands: F Bohn, 1878. 2nd Edition Revised. Author only named as Maria to preface. Text in Dutch. Marbled bds with Burgundy leather embossed cloth to cnrs and spine (mild wear) Blue end pages, pp 196 with 24 plate illus. Some minor foxing with bright text block, a couple of old repairs to minor damage using archival paper tape. Copy slightly… Read more about this item
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General Report on Enclosures

General Report on Enclosures

by Sinclair, Sir John Bart of Ulster

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First Edition
Published
1807
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Hardcover
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United Kingdom: Board of Agriculture, 1807. 1754-1835. Scottish politician, writer on finance and agriculture and the first person to use the word statistics in the English language. CONDITION Needs rebinding, damp staining to page edges through out, pp xi 392. All pages present and readible with many uncut to rear.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Poor/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more about this item
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Le Rideau Levé ou l'Éducation de Laure. Edition revue sur celle originale de 1786 et ornee de six figures libres, gravees d'apres celles qu'on ajouta aux editions de 1786 et de 1790

Le Rideau Levé ou l'Éducation de Laure. Edition revue sur celle originale de 1786 et ornee de six figures libres, gravees d'apres celles qu'on ajouta aux editions de 1786 et de 1790

by RIQUETTI, Honore-Gabriel, Count de Mirabeau (Variously attributed to H. G. Riquetti, Count de Mirabeau, and to the Marquis de Sentilly)

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Edition Unstated
Published
1864
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Hardcover
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Cythere (Brussels): Anon, 1864. "retirez-vous, censeurs alrilaires; fuyez, devots, hypocrites ou fous; prudes, guenons, et vous, vielles megeres : nou doux transports ne sont pas faits pour vous." Text in French. This title was condemned for outrages against good morals, and destruction ordered by the Cour d'assises de la Vienne on December 12, 1838 and banned for many years afterward.… Read more about this item
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Omoo ; A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas; & The Post and the Paddock: With Recollections of George IV., Sam Chiffney, and Other Turf Celebrities 1st Edition - 2 Books Bound as One

Omoo ; A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas; & The Post and the Paddock: With Recollections of George IV., Sam Chiffney, and Other Turf Celebrities 1st Edition - 2 Books Bound as One

by Melville, Herman; & Druid Psued. (Henry Hall Dixon)

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Published
1850
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London, United Kingdom: George Routledge/Piper, Stephenson & Co, 1850. Omoo, Early Edition. Brown Marbled bds with Black Leather spine and cnrs, bright Gilt title in Burgundy flag to spine, pp ix 242.. BOUND with The Post and the Paddock, Nice frontis engraving by H. Beckwith, pp vii 232. CONDITION Very nice copy with mild wear to bds, named to both… Read more about this item
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Adventures on the road to Paris, during the Campaigns of 1813-14. Extracted from the Autobiography of H Steffens. Translated from the German; & Story of the Battle of Waterloo. 2 Books Bound as One
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Adventures on the road to Paris, during the Campaigns of 1813-14. Extracted from the Autobiography of H Steffens. Translated from the German; & Story of the Battle of Waterloo. 2 Books Bound as One

by Steffens, Henry; Gleig, Rev G R (George Robert)

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First Edition
Published
1847
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London, United Kingdom: John Murray, 1847. "Adventures on the Road to Paris" by Henrich, Norwegian-born German philosopher, scientist, poet and Rector of the University of Berlin. First English edition 1848, originally published in German 1844-45. pp viii 167. "Story of the Battle of Waterloo" First Edition 1847. Gleig was a noted soldier and chaplain, appointed Chaplain-General of the Forces in… Read more about this item
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The Greatest Plague of Life; or the Adventures of a lady in search of a good servant. By one who has been almost worried to death. Edited by the Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.

The Greatest Plague of Life; or the Adventures of a lady in search of a good servant. By one who has been almost worried to death. Edited by the Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.

by Mayhew, Henry & Augustus

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1847
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London, United Kingdom: David Bogue, 1847. Not Dated (1847 BL) Blue bds with blind embossed decoration and bright Gilt spine title (cloth at spine ends sl chipped and cnrs sl buffed, bds have dark marks from transfer from neigbouing books on shelf) pp 285 with 12 nice steel engraved illus bound in (internally tight and very bright, edges to all… Read more about this item
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Select Proverbs of all Nations: illustrated with Notes and Comments. To Which is Added, a Summary of Ancient Pastimes, Holidays, and Customs: With an Analysis of the Wisdom of the Ancients, and of the Fathers of the Church

Select Proverbs of all Nations: illustrated with Notes and Comments. To Which is Added, a Summary of Ancient Pastimes, Holidays, and Customs: With an Analysis of the Wisdom of the Ancients, and of the Fathers of the Church

by Feilding, Thomas Psued (Wade, John) 1788 - 1875

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1824
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London, United Kingdom: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1824. The very scarce book of proverbs. John Wade was the British political reformer who published the notorious and influential Black Book (1819), a litany of British political and industrial abuses. CONDITION Contemporary professional rebound in Black cloth with Gilt spine title, with new antiqued eps, pp xxiv pp… Read more about this item
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The Great Pyramid. Observatory, Tomb and Temple

The Great Pyramid. Observatory, Tomb and Temple

by Proctor, Richard A

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First Edition
Published
1883
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London, United Kingdom: Chatto & Windus, 1883. "Proctor was inspired by a passage in the neo-Platonic philosopher Proculus's commentary on Plato's Timaes, which mentioned that before the Great Pyramid was completed it was used as an observatory. Based on his reading of the account he surmised that when the Pyramid was completed to its fiftieth course, i.e. to the level… Read more about this item
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Modern History, from the Destruction of the Western Empire, A. D. 476, to the Close of the Year 1818

Modern History, from the Destruction of the Western Empire, A. D. 476, to the Close of the Year 1818

by Piquot, A

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Published
1827
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London, United Kingdom: W B Whittaker, 1827. Original text first published 1819, assumed 2nd edition with the addition of "Together with Rise and Progress of the Arts and Sciences, and of Civilisation in Europe, to which is added, a Compendious Table of Chronology, from the Creation of the World to the Present Time." CONDITION Professionally rebount in Brown Calf with… Read more about this item
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Annals of The Reformation and Establishment of Religion, And Other Various Occurrences in the Church of England, During Queen Elizabeth's Happy Reign: Together With an Appendix of Original Papers of State, Records and Letters

Annals of The Reformation and Establishment of Religion, And Other Various Occurrences in the Church of England, During Queen Elizabeth's Happy Reign: Together With an Appendix of Original Papers of State, Records and Letters

by Strype, John

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1824
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Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1824. A new edition. Vol I Part II. Ex University library copy with only small stamps to top and bottom edge and one to verso of title page. Else copy is excellent in Fine bindings of Tan Calf with Gilt tooled border and tooled edge. Has Professional restoration with a new calf… Read more about this item
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Westward Ho ! Or the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, In the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth

Westward Ho ! Or the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, In the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth

by Kingsley, Charles

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17th Edition
Published
1903
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: Macmillan, 1903. Fine bindings in full Burgundy calf with Gilt tooled spine with 5 raised bands, School Crest tooled in Gilt of St William's College, Isle of Mann, (top rear cnr sl bruised) tooled dentille edging to inside of bds, marbled to all edges, marbled eps, presentation plate to front pastedown, nice steel engraved portrait frontis with… Read more about this item
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Six Months Among the Palm Groves, Coral Reefs, and the Volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands

Six Months Among the Palm Groves, Coral Reefs, and the Volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands

by Bird, Isabella Lucy [1831-1904]

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Edition
6th Edition
Published
1886
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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom: John Murray, 1886. Green bds with bright Gilt title and palm decoration (fresh with mild wear, 2cm fray to spine head) Black eps with gutter crack to paper (mull very tight) pp xvi 318 with 11 nice wood cut illus and one fold out map, named to first black and resudue where pasted in note to preface… Read more about this item
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