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B.B.C. Year-Book, 1931. The programme year covered by this book is from November 1, 1929, to December 31, 1930.
London: The British Broadcasting Corporation, 1931. 464p, illustrations, index, ads. 19cm. Bound in red cloth with black titling; dust jacket. A bright jacket, slightly rubbed at the spine, which is slightly faded, bottom panel soiled, small stain - art deco design by D. M. Blatty; minor wear to corners covers. A near fine copy in a very good jacket.
Item #19751
Price: $75.00
Chamber's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts (8 of 10 volumes)
Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers, 1854. Individual tracts are paginated. Includes 121 tracts on various subjects accompanied by illustrations. 18 cm. Publisher's blue stamped blue cloth with gilt decorated spines. One volume is missing its title page and prelims, contemporary gift inscription on the pastedown of one volume; a group of several pages in one volume are dog-eared and other volumes have single pages that are dog-eared, prior owner's contemporary neat signature on all front cover pastedowns; paper toned but only occasional foxing; covers and spines slightly rubbed, more so on one volume; corners slightly bumped and worn. In very good condition.
Item #21250
Price: $100.00
The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal: For April, 1803 - July 1803. Volume II
Edinburgh: D. Willison for Archibald Constable, 1803. 528p, indexed. 22cm. First edition. Half calf and blue paper boards; titling in gilt on the spine. Corners rubbed, some edge wear; otherwise in very good condition.
Item #13663
Price: $100.00
The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal: For April, 1806 - July 1806. Volume VIII
New York: Eastburn Kirk, 1815. 495p, indexed. 22cm. Calf back and marbles boards, titling in gilt on the spine. Spine darkened corners skinned; foxing; still in very good condition.
Item #13662
Price: $75.00
Fifty Years Ago
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888. Frontispiece, 263p, illustrations. 22cm. First edition. Blue cloth with gilt decoration and titling. Corners bumped, minor wear to the edges; slightly soiled. Armorial bookplate on the front cover pastedown. In very good condition.
Item #19296
Price: $45.00
The Histories of the Lives and Reigns of Henry the Third, and Henry the Fourth, Kings of England. [In two parts]. Sir Robert Cotton, Knights Sir John Heywood.
The Histories of the Lives and Reigns of Henry the Third, and Henry the Fourth, Kings of England. [In two parts]
London: Printed and are to be sold by Peter Parker, 1679; 1642. Engraved portrait frontispiece, title page, 45p; second title page, [15p], 318p. 14.5 cm. 12mo. Second edition. [originally published 1627 and 1599, respectively]  Eighteenth century rebind in full leather with edges tooled in blind; title in gilt on the spine, raised bands; all edges brown, marbled endpapers, watermarked wove endpapers. Text, illustration, and separate title page on thin laid paper. Contains "A short view of the long raign of King Henry the Third," followed by "The historie of the life and raigne of Henry the Fourth. King of England," by Sir John Hayward, London: Printed for William Shares, 1642. Covers reattached with strips of clear tape; head of spine missing; hinge cracked, almost cracked after title page; trimmed ; some foxing, few pages browned. In fair condition. Compared to copy held at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign [ESTC: R27281] (seven copies in institutions, two of which are held in the United States).
Item #20306
Price: $600.00
The History of England from the Accession of James II. (5 volumes)
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1849-1861. Frontis, 619p; 617p; 686p, indexed; 750p, indexed; 304p, index. 24cm. Uniform black cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Corners skinned and rounded; wear to spine ends; edges rubbed; joint cloth torn on bottom cover of volume one; foxing. In better than good condition.
Item #13189
Price: $150.00
Inside Knowledge: A Collection of Pictorial Diagrams
London: Illustrated London News, 1939-1940? 32p, illustrations. 37x53cm. Stapled black cloth backed faux leather card with gilt boards and titling in the front cover. Corners show minor wear, bottom edge has few short tears, one short fold over. Well preserved an in very good condition. Several double page diagrammatic drawings by G.H. Davis illustrating Great Britain's technological innovations, focused primarily on the military. In very good condition. Uncommon. 5 copies found.
Item #19457
Price: $150.00
The Landscape Album; or, Great Britain Illustrated: In a Series of Sixty Views by W. Westall.
London: Charles Tilt, 1832. Frontis, viii, 120p, [4p ads], plates. 20cm. Full green morocco, decorative wreath on the front cover with rules in blind, titling in gilt on the spine; aeg. Head and tail of spine missing, the remainder detached, all edges rubbed, corners skinned; first few pages stained near the bottom edge, occasional foxing; still, this copy is in good condition.
Item #2336
Price: $150.00
The Letters of Junius.
New York: Printed for Ezra Sergeant; and M. Carey, Philadelphia; Printed by D & G Bruce, 1809. 340p. 13cm. Calf covered boards; red morocco spine label in gilt. A worn but good copy.
Item #16626
Price: $100.00
Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son Philip Stanhope, Esq; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden: Together with several other pieces on various subjects. 2 volumes. First edition. Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield.
Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son Philip Stanhope, Esq; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden: Together with several other pieces on various subjects. 2 volumes. First edition.
London: J. Dodsley 1774. Frontispiece, vii, 568p; 606p, [1]. 29.5x24cm. First edition, first issue with the uncorrected error on p. 55, line 16 of volume 1, "auroit." Bound in full calf bordered with two decorative gilt rolls and corner decorations with the spine in six gilt panels between five raised bands and the title label in gilt on red morocco, gilt turn-ins and edges; marbled endpapers. Housed in slipcases of brown cloth sides and brown morocco ends. With the half titles, and the errata sheet bound at the end of volume 2. Bookplate of Loxwood House on the front cover paste down of volume one; bookplate of Reeves Library on the first fly leaf. Corners of volume one rubbed and one skinned, and although the leather has split along the joints of volume one, the covers remain firmly attached, but with wear and some loss of leather at the spine ends. Minor rubbing to the top edge and spine of volume two; page numbers in old ink on the first fly leaf and gutter of volume two. The set is in very good condition.
Item #10320
Price: $600.00
LORD CHESTERFIELD'S ADVICE TO HIS SON, on men and manners, or, a new system of education, in which the principles of politeness, the art of acquiring a knowledge of the world, are laid down in a plain, easy, and familiar manner. To which are annexed the Polite Philosopher: or, an essay on the Art which makes a Man Happy in Himself and Agreeable to Others, also, Lord Burghley's Ten Precepts to his second son Robert Cecil, afterwards the Earl of Salisbury. Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Earl of.
LORD CHESTERFIELD'S ADVICE TO HIS SON, on men and manners, or, a new system of education, in which the principles of politeness, the art of acquiring a knowledge of the world, are laid down in a plain, easy, and familiar manner. To which are annexed the Polite Philosopher: or, an essay on the Art which makes a Man Happy in Himself and Agreeable to Others, also, Lord Burghley's Ten Precepts to his second son Robert Cecil, afterwards the Earl of Salisbury.
Philadelphia: Printed by Jacob Johnson, 1764(1795). 124, iv, [3], 132-184p. 14cm. With the internal title page dated 1795. Leather; gilt fillets on spine. With the signature of Jeremiah Hughes, the second editor of Nile's Register. Edges rubbed; front free endpaper torn with bottom corner missing; prior owner's neat signatures on the front free endpaper and title page. A solid good copy. [Evans 29560].
Item #9631
Price: $100.00
The New Forest: Its History and Its Scenery. With 12 etchings by Heywood Sumner, 63 illustrations by Walter Crane. Artist's edition.
London: Henry Sotheran & Co. 1883. Frontispiece, title page in red and black, xi, [2], 335p, illustrations, index. 29 cm. Only 350 copies of this Edition have been printed for Sale, this cop is number 142. Black morocco back and wood veneer covers with illustration and titling in black; titling in gilt on the spine. Head of spine chipped and torn, tail shows wear, rubbed; edges chipped; prior owner's contemporary bookplate on front cover pastedown; slight tobacco odor. In better than good condition.
Item #21237
Price: $600.00
The Tatler. 4 volumes
London: Bye and Law, 1797. 449p, index; 516p, index; 490p, index; 550p, index. 22cm. Uniform tree calf bindings with gilt spines and edges, red morocco spine labels. Spines are rubbed, moderate edge wear, front cover joint of volume 4 cracked but remains attached, lacking spine label; prior owner's neat signature on the front cover pastedowns. Over all in better than good condition.
Item #16964
Price: $200.00