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A BOOKE OF GLAMORGANSHIRES ANTIQUITIES

By: MERICK, Rice (ed. James Andrew Corbett)

Price: €45.00

Publisher: London, Dryden Press, 1887


Quarto, publisher's dark blue cloth boards with title in gilt at upper board, 159pp., including the portion of Leland's Itinerary relating to Glamorgan, reprinted. Original boards held at spine by clear tape, rubbed at extremities, corners bumped/rubbed; foxing largely confined to endpapers., prelims., title and preface. A binding copy, with the bookplate of Swansea Training College. View more info

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A COLLECTION OF SERMONS [chiefly at St. Paul's]

By: LIDDON, H[enry] P[arry]

Price: €45.00

Publisher: Various, Various,


(Around 100 seromns, 1870s.) Octavo, full black morocco by Edmond and Spark, Aberdeen, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Various paginations, chiefly from The Penny Pulpit; some with drop-head title, others with full title: The First Five Minutes After Death; The New Covenant; The Great Exemplar; Religious Enthusiasm; The Solitude of Christ in Redemption; The Blood of Christ; Optimism, Pessimism, and Christianity; Christ's Coming Welcomed by the Redeemed; "A Very Sm... View more info

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A COMMENTARY UPON THE EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE GALATIANS &c.

By: LUTHER, Martin

Price: €75.00

Publisher: Paisley, Robert Reid, 1786


Octavo, Rebound in half-leather, simple gilt title, marbled paper boards and matching endpapers, xliii, 572pp. Leather a little rubbed, minor soil towards tail of spine; text edges quite darkened and with minor soiling, text tanned throughout, foxing, in some margins more heavy, repaired marginal tear at one leaf (T2); two leaves (D2-3) loosened, not detached. Otherwise sound, text accessible. A reasonably good, usable copy. View more info

A COMPANION FOR THE FESTIVALS AND FASTS OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND: WITH COLLECTS AND PRAYERS FOR EACH SOLEMNITY

By: NELSON, Robert

Price: €30.00

Publisher: London, SPCK, 1845


Octavo, dark green blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering at spine, engraved portrait fronts., xv + 539pp. Spine a little dulled and with chipping at head and tail (a little loss), lacking fly-leaf, edges tanned, foxing almost wholly confined to title and fronts. Text clean, a sound, square copy. Bookseller's ticket (Hale & Roworth, Manchester) and binder's ticket (S. Curtis) at front paste-down endpaper. View more info

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A COMPANION FOR THE FESTIVALS AND FASTS OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND: WITH COLLECTS AND PRAYERS FOR EACH SOLEMNITY

By: NELSON, Robert

Price: €80.00

Publisher: London, for J. and J. Bonwicke, S. Brit, C. Hitch and L. Hawes &c., 1752

Edition: Twentieth Edition


Octavo, early panelled calf with central contrasting lozenges and cornerpieces in blind, raised bands, leather title label with two-line gilt border, [6] xviii [4] 636pp. [16] two full-page engravings in very good order. Minor rubbing at leather, minor staining at endpapers, very minor creasing at a few leaves, tiny hole at first blank following index. Minimal foxing, cords just visible at hinges, still very sound and square. A decent copy. View more info

A COPIOUS AND CRITICAL ENGLISH-LATIN DICTIONARY [and] A LATIN-ENGLISH DICTIONARY BASED ON THE WORKS OF FORCELLINI AND FREUND

By: SMITH, William, and HALL, Theophilus D.

Price: €50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray,


Two volumes, large octavo, uniformh black half-calf, marbled edges and endpapers; English-Latin (Smith and Hall, 1870) xi + 964pp. in treble columns; Latin-English (Smith only, 1871, 10th. edn) vii + 1214pp., treble-columns. Spine and board extremities lightly rubbed, light soiling at boards, any foxing largely confined to endpapers and prelims., a little marginal soiling at first few leaves, English-Latin volume, strained joint at first blank, Latin-English volume, noth... View more info

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A DISCOURSE OF WITCHCRAFT AS IT WAS ACTED IN THE FAMILY OF MR. EDWARD FAIRFAX OF FUYSTONE IN THE COUNTY OF YORK, IN THE YEAR 1621 [Daemonologie]

By: FAIRFAX, Edward

Price: €350.00

Publisher: London, Philobiblion Society, Bibliographical and Historical Miscellanies, 1858


[Not dated, 1858-9, from the original copy communicated by R[ichard]M[Monckton] Milnes) Octavo, blind-stamped cloth, rebacked, with remnant of original spine laid-down, [5] pp.6-303 untrimmed. Board edges worn, very minor soiling at cloth, text block edges darkened, internal foxing at a minimum, some tanning at endpapers and prelims. Strain at joint following title page, similar at rear hinge, no danger of detachments, still overall sound. Illustrated bookplate at front... View more info

A GUIDE TO PENZANCE AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD, INCLUDING THE ISLES OF SCILLY, WITH AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING THE NATURAL HISTORY OF WESTERN CORNWALL

By: COURTNEY, J.S.

Price: €60.00

Publisher: Penzance, E. Rowe, 1845


Octavo, blind-stamped red cloth, old backstrip relaid, this worn and soiled, with loss; fronts., vi + 223pp. + 91pp. [4], folding map, full-page illustrations. Boards darkened, with a little soiling, scattered foxing, largely marginal, faitly heavy at plate margins. A few weakened joints, nothing threatening. Owner's note in pencil at fly-leaf. Map in reasonable order, with no wear, and just a little foxing. A fair copy only, complete. View more info

A GUIDE TO STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

By: WHELER, R.B.

Price: €75.00

Publisher: Stratford-upon-Avon, J. Ward, 1814


Octavo, early quarter calf, marbled paper over boards, marbled endpapers, half-title, folding map fronts., advert., contents, errata, 160pp. Binding quite worn, fly-leaf and following blank separating at joint; foxing largely confined to endpapers, map and text reasonably well preserved, reasonably sound. Early bookseller's ticket at front paste-down. (Fletcher, Stationer, No. 10 Market Place, Manchester). View more info

A GUIDE TO STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

By: WHELER, R.B.

Price: €65.00

Publisher: Stratford-upon-Avon, J. Ward, 1814


Octavo, early quarter calf, plain paper over boards, folding map fronts., advert., contents, errata, 160pp. Binding quite worn, front board and front free endpaper detached; heavy fox spot at early margins, text block tanned, but largely free from spotting, map quite well preserved. View more info

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A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL ART

By: TYRWHITT, R. St. John

Price: €40.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1875

Edition: Second Edition.


(With a chapter on Perspective by A. MacDonald) Octavo, full panelled calf with decorations in blind, gilt lettering at spine, armorial gilt at front board ('VR'), marbled endpapers, colour fronts., x + 384pp., all edges tinted red, full-page colour and mono. illustrations. Full-page mono. and colour illustrations, text illustrations. Very small marginal stain at prelims., fronts., title., minimal; very minor and very inextensive foxing, colour plates with a touch of soi... View more info

A HELPE UNTO DEVOTION

By: HIERON, Samuel

Price: €125.00

Publisher: N.P., N.P.,


32mo., later calf with gilt rules and red lettering piece at spine (remains of paper label in top compartment). LACKING TITLE PAGE (dedication 1608), and collating A2-U9 only, i.e [17], pp.2-454, black letter main text, and in woodcut borders throughout, engraved headpieces, etc., and with drop-title following advertisement. Contents browned, a little staining, small wormhole A2 through F7, larger wormhole at borders and margins, P11-12. Binding copy. View more info

A HISTORY OF ANCIENT CHRISTIANITY AND SACRED ART IN ITALY

By: HEMANS, Charles I.

Price: €120.00

Publisher: Florence, Printed By M. Cellini, 1866

Edition: First Edition


Small octavo, dark green half morocco, gilt in five compartments, 599pp. Any browing chiefly confined to edges, margins (inextensive) and endpapers (very light). Green ribbon page marker just intact. Some very light rubbing at extremities, and no significant defects. A sound, well-preserved copy, with the original seller's ticket at front paste-down. (Edward Goodban, Florence) View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN ANNE [three volumes]

By: BURTON, John Hill

Price: €120.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons, 1880

Edition: First Edition


Three volumes, octavo, publisher's dark green decorated cloth, gilt, viii + 350pp., vii + 352pp., vii + 338pp., adverts., partially unopened. Very light tanning at endpapers'half-titles, minimal soiling at cloth, wear also minimal. A nicely-preserved set. View more info

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A JOURNAL OF THE LIFE OF THOMAS STORY: CONTAINING, AN ACCOUNT OF HIS REMARKABLE CONVINCEMENT OF, AND EMBRACING THE PRINCIPLES OF TRUTH; AS HELD BY THE PEOPLE CALLED QUAKERS &c.

By: STORY, Thomas

Price: €185.00

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Isaac Thompson and Company, 1747


Folio, original panelled calf boards with brass bumpers at bottom corners, rebacked in lighter calf and with black lettering piece, [4] iv, 768pp., 8pp. Binding worn, rear board starting, newer endpapers splitting over hinges, no imminent detachments; light foxing at contents, overall reasonably clean and in decent order. Text block firm. Early Hinton signature at title page likely a good Quaker association. Very heavy: please ask for shipping rate. View more info