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1) 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-library(borrowed twice). Very good condition. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$36.00
2) The Century of Revolution, 1603-1714, Volume 5, A History of England
Hill, Christopher
 
Edinburgh, U.K.: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1961. Dustjacket has repaired tear and chipping at top of spine. Prevous owner's bookplate. Very good in good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
3) The Constitutional History of England from the Accession of Henry VII to the Death of George II in three volumes (complete)
Hallam, Henry
 
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1862. Early American reprint from the 5th English edition. Textured brown cloth binding, blindstamped. Gilt titles. Chocolate endpapers with antique library bookplate, hand-numbered and hand-dated. One of the first books selected (#342) for one of the oldest institutions in the USA. Many pages uncut. 409, 442, 436 pp. Minimal library markings, no pockets. Near fine condition.. Early Reprint. Cloth. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Antique ex-libra ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$350.00
4) The Court Baron : Precedents of Pleading in Manorial and Other Local Courts (Selden Society Annual Series: 1887-1998) (Selden Society Annual Ser., Vol. 4, 1890)
Maitland, F. W. (editor); Baildon, W. Paley (editor)
 
London, United Kingdom: Selden Society Reprint. Cloth binding. As new condition. 158 pp. including index. Anglo-French and English in facing pages.. Reprint. Cloth. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$169.00
5) Earlier Tudors: 1485-1558
MacKie, John D
 
Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Oxford Univ Pr, 1952. Cloth binding, 699 pp. Near fine in sunned, very good dustjacket.. Reprint. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
6) Edwardian Promenade
Laver, James
 
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1958. First Edition. Cloth binding, 242 pp. including index. Color frontispiece, illustrated throughout with photographs and black and white illustrations. Interesting compendium of Edwardian manners, costume, people, places. Sturdy ex-library copy with usual markings. Pages toned. Good plus condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$19.00
7) English Lands Letters and Kings from Elizabeth to Anne
Mitchell, Donald G
 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. New York: Scribner's, 1890. Green cloth binding, gold decoration and titles, top edge gilt. Antique library bookplate, hand-numbered and hand-dated. The second of four volumes in the series. Self-contained. 347 pp. including index. Light foxing to prelims, light edgewear. Very good condition.. First American Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Antique ex-library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$26.00
8) George VI, King and Emperor
Gorman, Major J. T
 
London: W. & G. Foyle Ltd., 1937. London: Foyle, 1937. First edition. Squared-off 8vo. Blue cloth binding, gold titles. 56 pp. Frontispieces of King George and Queen Elizabeth. Presented by Romford Coronation Celebrations Committee to schoolchildren -- presentation stamp with child's writing inside. Previous owner bookstamp on half-title. Laid bond paper. Very good in cloth. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
9) The History of England from The Accession of James II, Vol. I
Macaulay, Thomas Babington
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1878. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1878. Early edition. Brown cloth binding with blindstamped design. Gold titles. xi, 524 pp. Frontispiece of Macaulay with facsimile signature. From the Last London Edition. Corners bumped, light edgewear, pages lightly foxed. Lacking copyright page. Good.. Early. Cloth. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
10) Lectures to American Audiences: The English People in Its Three Homes; The Practical Bearings of General European History
Freeman, Edward A
 
Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1882. First edition. Dark maroon cloth binding, gold titles, top edge gilt. 455 pp. A series of lecture on the English people and their colonization, as well as general European history. Spine faded. Antique ex-library bearing the hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate of one of the oldest libraries in the USA, purchased directly from their historical collection. Very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antiq ... more information

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$55.00
11) Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover, 2 volumes (complete)
Doran, Dr. (John Doran)
 
New York: W. J. Widdleton, 1865. Early edition (London:1855), complete in two volumes. Dark red cloth binding, gold titles. Formed part of the historical collection of one of the oldest libraries in the USA. Each volume has a hand-numbered and hand-dated antique bookplate. Volume I: Queen Sophia Dorothea of Zell, wife of George I; Queen Caroline Wilhelmina Dorothea, wife of George II. Volume II: Queen Charlotte Sophia, wife of George III; Queen Caroline of Brunswick. 420 pp., 377 pp., advertising [4]. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$100.00
12) London Films
Howells, W. D. (William Dean)
 
London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. First edition. 8vo. Turquoise cloth boards with decorative gold and red lettering, top edge gilt. 241 pp. Turn-of-the-century London travelogue, illustrated with frontispiece and various photogravures/illustrations of famous sights in London such as Houses of Parliament, Fleet Street, St. Dunstan's Church, Sacred Close, Hyde Park, Rotten Row, The Strand, St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Whiteh ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
13) Lord Clive, English Men of Action Series
Wilson, Colonel Sir Charles
 
London: Macmillan, 1890. London: Macmillan, 1890. First edition. Red cloth binding, black titles. 221 pp. with frontispiece portrait of Lord Clive and two-page map of India by E. M. A. Clive. Purchased from the historical collection of one of the oldest libraries in the USA and bearing that library's antique hand-numbered (#8702) and hand-dated (April, 1891) bookplate. Spine sunned but very clear, boards soiled. Foxing to protective tissue. Robert, Lord Clive in India in the mid-18th century. Very good ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
14) Lord Lawrence, Rulers of India series
Aitchison, Sir Charles
 
Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1892. First edition. Dark blue cloth binding, decorative gilt title. Frontispiece pull-out map of the Indian Empire. 215 pp. followed by advertising. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. The history of Sir John Lawrence and his policy in India. Front board slightly bowed, foxing to endpapers, buckle lines to cloth to rear board. Minimal wear, solid construction. Very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾&quo ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
15) Memoirs of the Reign of King George The Third (Vol. III only)
Walpole, Horace
 
London: Richard Bentley, 1845. First Edition. Black morocco over marble boards. Marble endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, protective tissue. 408 pp. Lacking spine covering, front board loose, rear hinge cracked. Solid and clean text block. . First Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Poor. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antique ex-library.

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$40.00
16) Memories and Reflections 1852 - 1927 in 2 volumes (complete)
Oxford and Asquith, The Earl of
 
Boston: Little Brown, 1928. First edition. Green cloth binding with gold facsimile signature on front board. Gold titles, top edge gilt, pages rough-cut. In two volumes, complete. 337, 326 pp. 36 photographs, including frontispieces. Antique ex-library with attractive hand-dated and hand-numbered bookplate from one of the USA's oldest institutions. Crisp, clean interiors; books appear to have been unread. Spines faded, minimal library markings. Very good plus condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Ill ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
17) Milton Criticism: A Subject Index
Johnson, William C
 
Folkstone, Kent, U.K.: Dawson, 1978. Folkstone, Kent: Dawson, 1978. 4to. First edition. Black cloth binding, 450 pp. Ex-library with minimal furniture. Very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$85.00
18) Outline of the Origin and History of the Royal Society of London
Editor
 
1863. 16 pp. article disbound from 1863 publication. Near fine.. Disbound. Near Fine.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
19) The Oxford Book of Royal Anecdotes
Longford, Elizabeth (editor)
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1989. Inside front flap folded inappropriately. Previous owner on front flap just barely visible.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
20) THE POPULAR HISTORY OF ENGLAND. VOLUME IV. FROM THE COMMONWEALTH TO THE REIGN OF WILLIAM AND MARY
Knight, Charles
 
New York: John Wurtele Lovell. First American Edition, stated. Half calf over marble boards. All edges marble, matching marble endpapers. 596 pp. Corners of boards quite rubbed, lacking part of one spine label. Hinges good, book solid, clean internals. Good.. First American Edition. Half-Leather. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
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