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1 A Historical and Descriptive View of the County of Northumberland and of the Town and County of Newcastle Upon Tyne with Berwick Upon Tweed and Other Celebrated Places on the Scottish Border 2 Vols

Mackenzie and Dent

1811, 8vo, Half-Leather: Good, 
2 volumes, variant binding, Vol 1 half-calf with marbled boards, raised bands and gilt title on red label to spine, boards rubbed and leather scuffed and with wear to spine, Vol 2 quarter-calf with marbled boards, gilt titling to spine which is rubbed at the head, 780/813pp, illustrated with full page engravings and with a folding map in Vol 1. Internally clean and bindings tight, save for some ink notes on pages 804-813 of Vol 2. Previous owner's name to the pastedown of Vol 2. Heavy - UK postage 7.00 X010053 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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2 Speeches of Henry Lord Brougham Upon Questions Relating to Public Rights, Duties, and Interests with Historical Introductions 4 Volumes

Adam and Charles Black

1838, 1st Edition: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Hardcover: Very Good, 
Old rebind in green cloth with gilt titling to spine, and new endpapers, some slight marking to the cloth of vols 1-4, with damp staining to the cloth of vols 3/ 4, some wear/ slight damage to the head and tails of all vols, text block of vol 2 detached from cover, 676/632/626/571pp. Text blocks firm, There will be additional postage due to heavy weight [4.2kg approx]. X010679 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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3 The Description of Britain, Translated from Richard of Cirencester; with the Original Treatise De Situ Britanniae; and Commentary on the Itinerary

J White & Co

1809, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Full-Leather: Very Good, 
Original full leather rebacked with contemporay spine laid down, new title label, 166pp with two large folding maps and original treatise as a separate section in Latin, 127pp. Bookplate to front paste-down. X009522 
Price: 138.00 GBP
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A History of the County of York, East Riding : Volume II (Victoria County History), Allison K J
4 A History of the County of York, East Riding : Volume II (Victoria County History)
Allison K J
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
0197227384 / 9780197227381
1974, 1st: Folio, Cloth: VG, VG
Volume 2 of the Victoria County History of East Yorkshire, covering the Wapentake of Dickering - Filey, Bridlington, Flamborough and inland to the Wolds. xvi+365pp, illustrated. A Lovely copy in original red cloth/gilt with VG dust wrapper. Heavy - UK postage 6.95. 015326 
Price: 99.00 GBP
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Itinerary of Prince Charles Edward Stuart from his Landing in Scotland July 1745 to his Departure in September 1746, Blaikie Walter Biggar
5 Itinerary of Prince Charles Edward Stuart from his Landing in Scotland July 1745 to his Departure in September 1746
Blaikie Walter Biggar
Scottish History Society

1897, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Scottish History Society Volume XXIII. 136pp, with three illustrations and a large foldout map in the rear pocket (in excellent condition). VG copy of the 1st ediiton in original blue cloth/gilt, rear hinge cracked but firm. Very scarce. 015239 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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6 Recollections of My Sea Life from 1808 to 1830
Boteler John Harvey
Navy Records Society

1952, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Navy Records Society volume LXXXII. 272pp. VG clean copy in their standard blue over white cloth boards. 016069 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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7 32 Miscellaneous Acts of Parliament 22 March 1805 to 20 May 1809
British Parliament
George Eyre & Andrew Strahan

4to, Half-Leather: Very Good, 
Recent rebinding in half calf with marbled boards, 32 original Acts of Parliament mainly reflecting the Naval War and Trade in the period 1805 to 1809, in very good + condition X019690 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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8 The Life and Death of Thomas Wolsey the Great Cardinal of England
Cavendish George
The Alcuin Press

1930, Limited Edition: 4to, Buckram: VG, VG-
Original red buckram with dustwrapper which has some speckling to upper board, 192pp, No 141 of a limited edition of 350 copies. X001696 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The flag of England, its history and the Flags of the Empire, Clark Cumberland
9 The flag of England, its history and the Flags of the Empire
Clark Cumberland
Author

1926, 1st: 8vo, Card Cover: VG, 
75pp, many coloured illustartions of flags. VG clean copy, not foxing or spotting. Referemce Library label to inner cover, booksellers stamp to front blank page, no other markings. 015914 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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10 Impressions of England
de Melfort Edouard
RICHARD BENTLEY

1836, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG-, 
Early ninteenth century England and the English seen through a series of letters by a French Count. Two volume set bound as one, 291+296pp with engraved frontis to each part. Generally a VG clean copy, just a little scattered foxing, mainly to prelims. Original blind stamped cloth boards just a little edge worn, tight binding with spine rebacked and original spine laid down. Scarce. 013492 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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11 Russian War, 1855 :Black Sea Official Correspondence
Dewar A C
Navy Records Society

1945, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Navy Records Society volume LXXXV. 445pp. VG clean copy in their standard blue over white cloth boards. 016067 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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12 The History of Chislehurst : Its Church, Manors and Parish
E A Webb, G W Miller and J Beckwith
Baron Books
086023598X / 9780860235989
1999, Reprint: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Facsimile of the original published in 1899 by George Allen, this centenary edition published for the Chislehurst Society with a list and loose supplementary list of subscribers. xvii+ 490pp. VG clean copy in red cloth/gilt as issued X010720 
Price: 78.00 GBP
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13 Britons in Anglo-Saxon England
Ed Nick Higham
The Boydell Press

2007, 1st Edition: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Hardcover: Fine, No Jacket
Original brown cloth with gilt titling to spine and title label to upper board, 253pp, illustrated with maps and tables. X011066 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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14 Tavisock Abbey
Finberg H P R
DAVID & CHARLES
0715343351 / 9780715343357
1969, 2nd: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Sturdy of the social and economic history of these monastic estates in Devon. 320pp. VG copy in slightly worn dw. X019913 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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15 The Chartist Movement in Its Social and Economic Aspects
Frank F Rosenblatt
Columbia University

1916, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Hardcover: Nr Fine, 
Original brown cloth with gilt title, 238pp, volume LXXIII No 1 in the Studies in History, Economics and Public Law series. X009954 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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16 The Workman and the Franchise Chapters from English History on the Representation and Education of the People
Frederick Denison Maurice
Alexander Strahan & Co

1866, 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall, Hardcover: Fine, 
Rebound in brown buckram with gilt ttling to spine, xiii/252pp. X009407 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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17 The Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies
George Pratt Insh
Charles Scribner's Sons

1932, 1st UK Edition: 8vo, Hardcover: Very Good, Good
Original cloth and dustwrapper, which has darkened spine and slight chipping, 343pp, with five illustrations, Scottish colonial history from 1693 to 1707. X008793 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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18 The Watsonian 1914-1920
George Watson's College
George Watson's College

1920, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Two volume bound run of 'The Watsonian' - the magazine of George Watson's College near Edin burgh. Runs from Vol X, No.2 (April 1914) to Vol XVII No.1 (December 1920) and as such covers the whole of WW1 with much information on old boys during the Great War. c.500pp in total bound in red cloth boards, in VG condition other than some fading to spines. 016486 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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19 Calendar of the Fine Rolls Preserved in The Public Record Office Vol VII Edward III
Great Britain Public Record Office
Kraus Reprint

1971, Facsimile: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall, Hardcover: Good, 
Original green cloth with gilt titling to spine, slight edgewear 547pp, originally published in 1923 fascimile edition 1971 There will be additional postage due to weight [1.4kg approx] X009700 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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20 A Guide to the Victoria History of the Counties of England
H Arthur Doubleday and William Page
Archibald Constable & Co Limited

4to, Hardcover: Good+, 
Original pink paper covered boards, some marks and faded spine with worn title label, slight damage to head and tail of spine, 140pp plus Specimens, which are printed portions of articles which, with one exception, have appeared in volumes of the Victoria History already published. X002866 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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21 Dreamland in History : The Story of the Norman Dukes
H D M Spence
Wm Isbister Ltd

1891, 1st Edition: 4to, Cloth: VG, 
Original blue cloth with gilt titling and decoration, 228pp with fine illustrations X003905 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Map of Africa By Treaty (3 Volume Set), Hertslet E
22 The Map of Africa By Treaty (3 Volume Set)
Hertslet E
FRANK CASS

1967, 3rd (reprint): Large 8vo, Cloth: Fine, 
Reprint of the 3rd edition of 1909. 1354pp in 3 volumes with many maps etc.. Fine set in original red cloth boards (not issued with dust wrappers). Rare, even in this reprint edition. Heavy - UK postage 7.95. 015954 
Price: 295.00 GBP
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23 First and Second Reports from the Committees of the House of Lords Appointed to Inquire Into the State of the Growth, Commerce and Consumption of Grain and All Laws Relating Thereto.
House of Lords
James Ridgway

1814, 1st Edition: 8vo, Hardcover: Very Good, 
Original paper-covered boards with title label to spine, 343pp, untrimmed edges, complete, VG copy. X008277 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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24 The Edwards in Scotland AD 1296-1377
Joseph Bain
David Douglas

1901, 8vo, Hardcover: VG, 
Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1900. Original cloth, edges rubbed, 105pp. X013861 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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25 The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England
Joseph Strutt (Revised Ed By J Charles Cox)
Methuen & Co

1903, Revised Edition: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall, Hardcover: Very Good, 
Original cloth with gilt titling on red label, corners bumped, a new edition, much enlarged and corrected of the original published by Joseph Strutt in 1801, 322pp, illustrated. Some foxing to prelims and title page and slight foxing to margins. There will be additional postage due to size and weight [2kg approx] X016989 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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26 A History of Banks for Savings in Great Britain and Ireland
Lewins William
Sampson Low, Son and Marston

1866, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Rebound in brown cloth with gilt title to spine, 445pp, undated as such but 1866. Iincludes a full account of the origin and progress of Mr Gladstone's financial measures for post-office banks, government annuities and government life insurance. X009793 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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27 The First Duke and Duchess of Newcastle-upon-tyne
Longueville
Longmans Green and Co

1910, 1st Edition: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Buckram: Nr Fine, 
Original brown buckram with red title labels with gilt tilting and decoration, spine darkened, 287pp, illustrated, in near fine condition. X004272 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Four National Exhibitions in London and Their Organiser, Lowe Charles
28 Four National Exhibitions in London and Their Organiser
Lowe Charles
T Fisher Unwin

1892, 1st Edition: Large 8vo, Decorative Cloth: VG, 
A history of the American Exhibition of 1887, the Italian exhibition of 1888, the French Exhibition of 1890 and the German exhibition of 1891 held at Earl's Court. Original brown cloth with gilt titling and with 4 black vignettes to the upper board, 542pp, illustrated. VG copy with fold out maps etc, just a little edge wear to boards. Scarce. X008772 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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29 The Laws of Sewers or the Office And Authority of Commissioners of Sewers
Mears W
W Mears

1726, 1st: 16mo, Full-Leather: VG-, 
impotant work on the legal framewaork for the control ofsea and river defences, land drainage etc in England with an account of the laws relating to Romney Marsh. [6],199pp,[1] . Contents very clean, slight annotations to title page, book plate to front paste-down. Original full calf, worn with hinges starting. Rare. X019748 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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30 Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Index 1848-2000
Milne Graeme J
The Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire

2002, 1st Edition: 8vo, Hardcover: Fine, 
Fine copy in Original red cloth with gilt titling to spine, 372pp. X011867 
Price: 19.00 GBP
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