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1) ALS signed about keeping men in prison forever
Brougham, Henry Lord
 
Original autograph letter signed "H. Brougham" to a Mr. Harris about a bill that enables a man to be kept in prison forever. Two pages taped together. Very good.. Very Good. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
2) Abroad in England
Entwisle, Frank
 
New York: W. W. Norton, 1983. First American edition. 8vo. Cloth. 281 p. Owner's bookplate. Fine in near fine jacket in mylar cover.. First American Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$25.00
3) Account of the Life and Writings of William Robertson Second Edition - BOUND WITH - A Sermon Preached Before the Society in Scotland for propagating Christian Knowledge 1755 BOUND WITH The History of America Books IX and X
Stewart, Dugald; Robertson, William
 
London: A. Strahan, 1802. Account of the Life and Writings of William Robertson Second Edition - BOUND WITH - A Sermon Preached Before the Society in Scotland for propagating Christian Knowledge 1755 - BOUND WITH - The History of America Books IX and X. Account of the Life and Writings of Robertson by Stewart is 308 pp. The "Sermon on the situation of the world at the time of Christ's appearance, and its connection with the success of his religion, considered" is the fifth edition, prached at... more information

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$525.00
4) An Act ... for limiting the Number of Persons to be carried on the Outside of Stage Coaches, or other Carriages
GEORGE III
 
London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1806. London: Eyre and Strahan, 1806. First edition. Folio. An Act to alter and amend Two Acts, made in the Twenty-eighth and Thirtieth Years of His present Majesty, for limiting the Number of Persons to be carried on the Outside of Stage Coaches, or other Carriages, and regulating the Conduct of the Drivers and Guards thereof. [22d July 1806]. C.A.P. CXXXVI. GEORGII III. REGIS. 6 pp. disbound Act of Parliament. . Fir... more information

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$36.00
5) The Age of Elizabeth
Creighton, Mandell
 
Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1876. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1876. 16mo. Epochs of Modern History series. Decorative brown cloth. Olive coated endpapers. Antique library bookplate, hand-numbered and hand-dated. 236 pp. Frontispiece fold-out map in color of Europe in the time of Elizabeth. Includes genealogical tables, maps of dominions of Philip II, The Netherlands also in color, English and Spanish discoveries in the New World, the mouth of the Tagus. 236 pp., including index. This is a nice short littl... more information

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$22.00
6) The Age of Wellington: The Life and Times of the Duke of Wellington, 1769-1852
Cooper, Leonard
 
New York: Macmillan, 1964. New York: Macmillan, 1964. 8vo. Reprint. 308 pp. including index, illustrated with 8 plates and 5 maps. Red cloth bindings, gold title. History of Wellington and his times. Usual library effects, plus edges of pages blacked-out. Otherwise a solid copy in good condition.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$22.00
7) Alfred the Great: Maker of England 848-899
Lees, Beatrice A.
 
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1915. New York and London: Putnam's, 1915. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 491 pp. Illustrated with black and white frontispiece and plates. Hinges shaken. Ex-library. Good.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. 8vo. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$22.00
8) The Annual Register, or A View of the History and Politics of the Year 1839
Editors
 
London: J. G. F. & J. Rivington, 1840. First edition. Quarter leather over paper-covered boards. 428 History of Europe, 484 Chronicle, 15 Index. A volume rich with history of the British Empire as well as the United States. Speeches of Lord Brougham both reportage and third-person description throughout, as well as the famous death report incident. Other topics include Ireland, Chartism, Canada, Corn Laws, O'Connell, Parliamentary Reform, Famine, Jamaica, National Education, Normal Schools, ... more information

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$225.00
9) Antique English Pottery, Porcelain and Glass
Ramsey, L. G. G
 
New York, NY: E. P. Dutton, 1961. New York, NY, E. P. Dutton, 1961. First American edition. 8vo. Dark blue cloth with yellow lettering embossed on spine, white decoration on boards, color frontispiece illustration, illustrated in color and black and white throughout, 192 pp. Includes ephemera from publisher: "Errata". Near fine in a very good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First American. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
10) Archibald Constable and His Friends
Constable, Archibald G
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. First edition. Unbound original article, 12 pp. with 12 engravings. Occasional light foxing, very good condition.. First Edition. Unbound. Very Good. 4to.. ... more information

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$22.00
11) Ashantee and the Ashantees
Towle, George Makepeace
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. First edition. 4to. Unbound original article, 5 pp. on the relationship between the British and the Ashante. Faint foxing. Very good.. First Edition. Unbound. Very Good. 4to.. ... more information

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$32.00
12) BROUGHAM CHAPEL: The History of the Parish of Brougham, Westmorland-in-Cumbria
Rutherford, T.W.H., Rector of Clifton with Brougham
 
Westmorland: Parish Church of the New Parish, 1980. Stapled wrappers, 12 pp. with black and white photographs. Light shelfwear. Very good.. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo. ... more information

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$55.00
13) Bath: An Architectural Guide
Robertson, Charles; Jan Morris (introduction)
 
London: Faber & Faber, 1975. First edition. 8vo. Trade paperback, 150 pp. including index. Appears unread. Fine.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo. ... more information

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$30.00
14) Beaufort : The Duke and His Duchess, 1657-1715
McClain, Molly
 
New Haven, CT, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 2001. First edition/first printing. Advance reading copy in lieu of proof sticker on front cover. The story of a 17th century English aristocratic couple in the years following the English civil war. Fine in fine dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advanced Reading Copy ARC. ... more information

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$35.00
15) The Bedside 'Guardian' 29
Webb, W. L. (editor)
 
London: Collins, 1980. London: Collins, 1980. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 247 pp. Dust jacket is price-clipped with a gift inscription on the front flap. Book appears to be unread. Fine in good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Good. 8vo. ... more information

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$9.00
16) Benjamin Disraeli, An Unconventional Biography
Meynell, Wilfrid
 
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1903. Wilfrid Meynell, Benjamin Disraeli, An Unconventional Biography. With forty illustrations, including two photographic plates. New York: D. Appleton, 1903. First edition. Handsome bright green cloth binding, gold titles, top edge gilt, rough cut pages. Heavy paper. 513 pp. Lightly used ex-libraryborrowed twice. Very good condition. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$36.00
17) Bermuda
Rounds, Christiana
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. First edition. Unbound original article, 17 pp. with 14 engravings that include 2 maps. Occasional light foxing, very good condition.. First Edition. Unbound. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to.. ... more information

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$42.00
18) Bibliography of British History Stuart Period, 1603-1714
Davies, Godfrey
 
Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1928. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928. 8vo. Cloth binding, 459 pp. Previous owner name, light water stain to board does not affect text or integrity of book. Good.. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$32.00
19) Bibliothêque des Merveilles: Les Phares (Library of Marvels: Lighthouses)
Renard, Léon
 
Paris: Hachette, 1881. Léon Renard, Bibliothêque des Merveilles: Les Phares Library of Marvels: Lighthouses. In French. Paris: Hachette, 1881. Stated third edition. Hardcover bottom, half-leather. 7" 1/4 x 4" 3/4. 260 pp., 49 engravings. An interesting and graphic-intensive book on lighthouses, including chapters on: The Origin of Lighthouses, The Science of Lighthouses, English Lighthouses Eddystone, Smalls, Bell-Rock, Skerryvore, Wolf-Rock, North-Unst, Sunderland, French Lightho... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$275.00
20) Bill Wyman's Treasure Island
Wyman, Bill and Richard Havers
 
United Kingdom: Sutton Pub Ltd, 2005. U.K.: Sutton, 2005. First edition. 4to. Cloth binding, 299 pp. Pictorial endpapers, every page in color on glossy paper. Where and when treasure finds have been made in Britain. New in new dustjacket.. First Edition. Cloth. New/New. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to. ... more information

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$49.00
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