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Drury Lane Plays. Gil Blas A Comedy, The Regicide or James the first of Scotland a Tragedy,...

Drury Lane Plays. Gil Blas A Comedy, The Regicide or James the first of Scotland a Tragedy, Coriolanus, The Foundling,

by Mr Moore, Tobias Smollett, James Thomson, Edward M

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Drury Lane Plays. Gil Blas A Comedy, The Regicide or James the first of Scotland a Tragedy, Coriolanus, The Foundling. Bound in one volume. 8vo Approx 120mm x 190mm. Recent half calf on cloth, 5 raised bands, leather title piece with gilt titles, hand sewn headbands. New end papers, early hand written note retained on front pastedown, by Delrue. Gil Blas As it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane By Mr Moore. London R Franklin, in Russell Street, Covent Garden, 1751. Title page with woodcut motif, Contemporary handwritten page indexing 5 of the 4 dramas included in this volume., Dedication, iv, Prologue, I, PP92 Introduction close cropped to edge. Woodcut motif at Finis. Publishers Advert. The Regicide or James the first of Scotland a Tragedy by the author of Roderick Random [Tobias Smollett ]. Preface v, Persons of the Drama i, PP80. Title page torn with loss, missing Publ details. [Osbourne and Millar 1749]. Woodcut motif at Finis. Coriolanus A Tragedy As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in… Read More
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The Countye Palatine of Chester with that most Ancient Citie described. [Cheshire], John Speed,...
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The Countye Palatine of Chester with that most Ancient Citie described. [Cheshire], John Speed, [1676]

by John Speed

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Speed, John : Cheshire. The Countye Palatine of Chester with that most Ancient Citie described. Basset & Chiswell, [London, 1610-1676]. Size approx 510mm x 380mm ( 20 x 15 inches). Early hand coloured double page copper engraved map. From Speed's "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain" with English text on verso and a description of the county and a gazetteer. Inset town plan of Chester. Seven coast of arms of "The Armes of the Earles of Chester since the Norman Conquest". Four decorative cartouches. Speed has used William Smith's revisions of Saxton and the Braun & Hogenberg plan of Chester. Good margins. Very small hole (approx 2mm or 1/10in) in the decorative border, otherwise fine condition. A strong dark impression of this famous decorative county map of Cheshire.
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Sea Chart Portland to the Lizard. De Custe van Engelant tußchen Poortlant en Lezard [Sea Chart...

Sea Chart Portland to the Lizard. De Custe van Engelant tußchen Poortlant en Lezard [Sea Chart Portland to the Lizard]. Jacob Aertsz Colomb. Ca1640: Sea Chart Portland to the Lizard.

by Jacob Aertsz Colomb

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Colomb, Jacob Aertsz. De Custe van Engelant tußchen Poortlant en Lezard. Additional title: Les Costes d'Angleter re de Fierleij jusques á Lezard. Ca 1640. Listed in the The New Fierie Sea-Colomne from 1633-1651. Copper engraved, early hand coloured chart. Chart size approx 525mm x 375mm. Orientation NNE top centre cartouche contains scale. Decorative title cartouche to upper right and additional title cartouche below scales. Chart covers land areas from Portland to the Lizard. Among the places indicated on the coast line are Bridport, Torbay, Dartmouth, Plymouth, Fowey and Truro. Decorative compass rose, rhumb lines and sea vessel on sea area, which also includes the Ideston [Eddystone] Rock and the Kasquettes [Casquets] . Side margins tight with small breaks just touching edge of engraved area. One tear in sea area, repaired. Very early handwritten note to top margin, commenting on the soundings of this area and that of Falmouth, suggesting this chart had been used as a working reference at… Read More
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Netherlands. Greenville Collins. 1753

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Collins, Capt. Greenville: Netherlands, Untitled chart of Holland, Flanders and Eastern England. Ca 1753. Copper engraved chart. Size approx 600mm x 480mm. Good margins, hand coloured, good impression on heavy paper. Coast line of Flanders at Calles [Calais] to Der Scheling [Terschelling]of the West Frisian Islands and then Eastern England Margate in Kent to Burnham Flats in Norfolk. Much detail is given of the Thames estuary and Rotterdam soundings. Depth soundings and rhumb lines indicated. A compass rose is set at the centre of the Chart. Title cartouche "To the Honourable Sir john Ashby Kt. Admiral of the Blew/ This is most humbly dedicated and presented by Capt G Collins". Some age soiling to edges, one small tear, without loss and repaired to centre fold area. A scarce, attractive sea chart in good, bright condition suitable for display.
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On the Application and Effect of Electricity and Galvanism.
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On the Application and Effect of Electricity and Galvanism.: In the Treatment of Cancerous, Nervous, Rheumatic and other Affections.

by Richard Lawrance

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Lawrance, Richard Moore. On the Application and Effect of Electricity and Galvanism. In the Treatment of Cancerous, Nervous, Rheumatic and other Affections. Henry Renshaw, London, 1853. Slim 8vo, size approx 208mm x 130mm. Contemporary blue ribbed cloth, blind decoration with gilt titles to front. Pp102. Covers bumped and rubbed at edges. All pages tight, bright and clean. A fascinating early book describing the believed benefits of electricity in a vast range of conditions including nervous disorders, joint problems, gout, rheumatism, paralysis and muscular contractions. Very good condition. Scarce.
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Sea Chart.  Duynckercke [Dunkirk].

Sea Chart. Duynckercke [Dunkirk].: Original Antique Hand coloured, copper engraved sea-chart.

by Pitt, Moses and Swart, Stephaman

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Pitt, Moses and Swart, Stephaman. Duynckercke, [Dunkirk]. Ca 1683. Hand coloured, copper engraved sea-chart. Chart size 440 x 505 mm, sheet size 580mm x 690mm. Two charts on one sheet showing the Dunkirk approaches. The larger chart from that of Blaeu's Pourtraict de la fameuse ville et havre de Duynckercke. With Rhumb lines, compass rose and scales. Townships and sandbanks indicated. Decorated with fleets of galleons off shore. With an inset panorama of Duynckercke [Dunkirk] after Jan Van Loon and a smaller coastal profile of Cales. The smaller chart showing the coast of Flanders, from Walchren [ Walcheren ] to Boloigne. Early hand coloured charts with later red ruled border on wide blank margins. Small tear without loss to lower blank margin, otherwise in bright and clean condition. Rare and attractive Sea Charts.
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A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Subterraneous Surveying, and the Magneticariation of the...
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A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Subterraneous Surveying, and the Magneticariation of the Needle.: A rare early work on mine surveying.

by Thomas Fenwick

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Fenwick Thomas. A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Subterraneous Surveying, and the Magnetic Variation of the Needle, S Hodgson Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1804. 1st Edition. 8vo. Contemporary Tree Calf, recent re-back and new headbands. PP207,title page watermarked 1801, seven folding plates of engineering and mathematical diagrams. Neat, early ownership mark on front pastedown of George Wayne M.E. Skillful repairs to three plates, with very small loss on one plate mainly to blank and fold line area. Pages lightly browned in clean and bright order throughout. A rare early work on mine surveying.
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Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others.
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Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others.

by Thomas Bewick

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Bewick, Thomas. Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others. In Three Parts. I. Fables Extracted from Dodsley"s. II. Fables with Reflections in Prose and Verse. III. Fables in Verse. To which are prefixed The Life of Aesop, and An Essay Upon Fable by Oliver Goldsmith. Faithfully reprinted from the Rare Newcastle Edition published by T. Saint in 1784. London, Bickers and Son. 1871. 4to. Red morroco. Gilt decoration with black inlays. 5 raised bands, gilt decoration with black inlays, black and gilt title piece. Silk tricolour headbands. All edges gilt. Gilt inner dentils, marbled end papers. Frontis portrait, half title, title, preface vii-xxix, Life of Aesop xxx -xxxvi, Essay Upon Fable xxxvii -xl. Pp312. 142 fables most with at least one illustration by Bewick, within a red printed border. Skillful reback retaining original spine, inner hinges strengthened. All pages and illustrations in excellent order throughout. The skillful beauty of Bewick illustrations with the fables from nature including… Read More
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Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters.
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Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters.

by Alfred Mayer

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Mayer. Alfred M., Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters, Edinburgh, David Douglas, 1884, 1st English ed. 2 volumes, 4to. Quarter morocco on paper covered boards, gilt titles to spine. Top edge gilt. Pp448, pp440. Both volumes have tipped in vignette wood engraved proofs on Japan on to title page and 10 others throughout, as called for. Many wood engraved images within text and full page, throughout both volumes. Binding bumped at edges, hinges skillfully strengthened. Some light foxing to prelims, all illustrations and text in clean, strong order. The Japan prints are in excellent condition. A very good illustrated commentary on a variety of country sports including Trout Fishing in the Rangeley Lakes, American Sporting Dogs, North American Grouse, Hunting the Mule Deer in Colorado and Fox Hunting in New England.
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Boogie-Woogie. Danny Moynihan.
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Boogie-Woogie. Danny Moynihan.

by Danny Moynian. Illst. Damien Hurst

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Moynihan. Danny. Design Hurst. Damien. Boogie Woogie. 2000. London, Duck Editions. 1st Edition Limited No 6 of 500. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles to spine. Pp254. Signed on title page by author Danny Moynihan, together with limitations stamp and number. Fine unclipped dust wrapper designed and lightly signed, with good indent, on rear side dust wrapper by Damien Hurst. In mint Condition. Note: Duck Edition 1st Trade Edition also available. See 93150
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Henry Moore at the British Museum.
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Henry Moore at the British Museum.

by Henry Moore

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Moore, Henry. Henry Moore at the British Museum. British Museum Publ. London. 1981 1st ed. 4to Black cloth, gilt titles to spine. Unclipped dustwrapper. Pp128. Black and white illustrations throughout. Authors inscription in thick dark ink on half-title to James Shurmer dated September 1981.
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Forty Drawings.
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Forty Drawings.

by Ronald Searle

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Searle, Ronald. Forty Drawings. London, Cambridge University Press. 1946 1st Edition. Square 4to, 240mm x 290mm. Heavy paper wrapped card covers. Introduction, pp40. Light age tone to covers and page edges, otherwise in excellent near fine order throughout. An interesting selection providing imagery from Searle's time as a prisoner of war of the Japanese in World War II.
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An Analysis of the Natural Classifications of Mammalia. Elements of Conchology Part 1 and 11.
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An Analysis of the Natural Classifications of Mammalia. Elements of Conchology Part 1 and 11.: Together with Elements of Conchology

by T. Edward Bowdich

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Bowdich, T. Edward. An Analysis of the Natural Classifications of Mammalia for the use of Students and Travellers. T Edward Bowditch. Paris, J Smith 1821. Together with, Elements of Conchology including The Fossil Genera and The Animals. Part I Univalves. T Edward Bowdich. Paris, J Smith, Sold by Treuttel and Wurte, Soho Square, London. 1822, and, Elements of Conchology including The Fossil Genera and The Animals. Part II Bivalves, Multivalves, Tubicole. T Edward Bowdich. Paris, J Smith, Sold by G B Sowerby, 33 King Street, Covent Garden and H Stutchbury, 3 Dove Court, Old Jewry, London. 1822. Also Supplementary Plate to the Mammalia. Bound in one volume. 8vo. Full leather. All edges marbled. Gilt titles to spine. Marbled end papers. Classifications of Mammalia. Title, Preface, [i-iv], General Table, pp7-115, 15 plates, 15 pp plate index. 11 plates are full page, 4 plates folding. Elements of Conchology. Part 1 Univalves. Title, Preface, Introduction [I]-xi, Shell Divisions, pp14- 75, Synoptic… Read More
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Japan and Corea [Korea].

Japan and Corea [Korea].: Original Antue Map.

by John Tallis & Rapkin

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Tallis, John: Japan and Corea [Korea], London. [ca.1851]. From the Montgomery Martin Illustrated Atlas. Map engraved by Rapkin. Size approx 360 x 260mm. Original steel engraved map with original outline hand colouring. 3 vignette views showing Coreans [Koreans], State Barge, and Yedo. Decorative border. Single page unfolded map in excellent, clean condition. Associated text page of the Montgomery Martin Atlas included. A Good Tallis Map.
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Penbrokshyre [Pembrokeshire],
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Penbrokshyre [Pembrokeshire],

by John Speed

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Speed, John : Penbrokshyre described and the sittuations both of Penbroke and St Davids Shewed in due form as they were taken by John Speed. Sold by Bassett and Chiswell. Size approx 510mm x 380mm ( 20 x 15 inches). Early hand coloured double page copper engraved map. From Speed's "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain" with English text on verso with a description of the county and town listing. Inset town plans of Penbroke [Pembroke] and Saint Davids. Eleven coats of arms, scale and decorative title cartouche. Very small loss to lower blank margins not affecting printed area. An attractive Speed map in very good condition.
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