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Image for The North British Review. Volume X and XI. [American Edition: Vol. V and VI]. November 1848, February, May & August 1849. Numbers XIX-XXII.

The North British Review. Volume X and XI. [American Edition: Vol. V and VI]. November 1848, February, May & August 1849. Numbers XIX-XXII.

By: N/A

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, Leonard Scott: 1849

Seller ID: Books005855


287, v, [4], 355, iv pages. Two volumes [four numbers] bound as one with both title pages and both indexes. Contents list for Volume XI [VI American] only. Half leather over marbled boards with gilt titles to red morocco label on spine. Backstrip split at rear hinge from top for 3.5 inches causing rear portion of strip to pull away from spine slightly. Both boards firm in sturdy binding. Original yellow endpapers. Title pages dusty, else a clean unmarked interior. A fund... View more info

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Besley's Eighteen Views of Devonshire

By: N/A

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Exeter, H. Besley:

Seller ID: Books006683


Eighteen engravings bound in green embossed cloth with title in gilt to front. No stated date; presumably 1860s. Each engraving published by H. Besley, Exeter, with respective number and title. In order of appearance in the volume they are: No. 196 : Teignmouth _ Public Rooms, &c : S.R. Ridgway del. April 5 (?) illegible. No. 195 : Teignmouth _ The Den, Pier, &c : S.R. Ridgway del. No. 155 : Teignmouth, from the East Cliffs : G. Townsend del. No. 156 : Teignmouth, from S... View more info

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Views of Teignmouth

By: N/A

Price: $162.50

Publisher: London, Rock & Co.:

Seller ID: Books006684


Twelve engravings bound in green embossed cloth with title in gilt to front. Below the gilt rule appears "Rock & Co. London" in blind. The individual engravings bear "Rock & Co. London" with respective number, date, and title. In order of appearance in the volume they are: No. 2095 : Teignmouth, Devon ~ 20 Sep., 1860. No. 2094 : Teignmouth, Devon ~ 20 Sep., 1860. No. 5133 : Teignmouth, Devon from the Torquay road ~ 16 Sep., 1864. No. 6349 : Teignmouth, fr... View more info

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Harwood's Views of the Lakes

By: N/A

Price: $97.50

Publisher: London, J. & E. Harwood:

Seller ID: Books006685


Fifteen engravings bound in decorative card covers with cloth spine. Each engraving published by J. (and sometimes E.) Harwood, London, with respective number and title. In order of appearance in the volume they are: No. 508 : Kendal ~ Jan. 1, 1843 (general heavy foxing). No. 355 : Greta Hall and Keswick Bridge ~ W. Westall / E. Francis (margins foxed & hint to plate). No. 597 : Skiddaw & Bassenthwaite Water ~ June 1, 1845 (heavy at edges, plate not bad. Unnumbered : Cru... View more info

Image for PAIGNTON : Glorious South Devon. Official Guide, published for the Paignton Urban District Council, 1931

PAIGNTON : Glorious South Devon. Official Guide, published for the Paignton Urban District Council, 1931

By: N/A

Price: $58.50

Publisher: 1931

Seller ID: Books006832


196 pages plus large 14 x 18 inch fold-out map. A pleasing example of this publication, profusely embellished with photographs and ads of the period. Includes Outstanding Events and Band Engagements for 1931 as well as supplements in French, Italian, Spanish and German. Two photos are in colour. The large fold-out street map has two short closed tears (no loss of paper). Covers and binding secure; interior clean and unmarked; spine not creased or cracked. View more info

Image for The Admiralty List of Lights, Fog Signals and Visual Time Signals 1942 PART X: India and South Pacific Oceans (South  and East Africa, East Indies, Australia, New Zealand,  and South Pacific Islands) with Supplement No. 2 1944.

The Admiralty List of Lights, Fog Signals and Visual Time Signals 1942 PART X: India and South Pacific Oceans (South and East Africa, East Indies, Australia, New Zealand, and South Pacific Islands) with Supplement No. 2 1944.

By: N/A

Price: $97.50

Publisher: London, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty: 1942

Seller ID: Books006901


xii, 400 pages; plus 36 page Supplement.Paper chipped and peeling away from head of spine, along hinges, and at top front and rear. Contents clean, binding sound. View more info

Image for Falmouth, Truro and the River Fal. Ordnance Map; With Detailed Rambles. [Homeland Handbook]

Falmouth, Truro and the River Fal. Ordnance Map; With Detailed Rambles. [Homeland Handbook]

By: N/A

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Covent Garden, London, Homeland Handbooks / Homeland Association:

Edition: Fourth edition

Seller ID: Books007187


Vol. 83 of the series. Fourth Edition. 7.25 x 5 inches. 76 pages plus xi of ads and large fold-out ordnance map. List of Homeland Handbooks at rear lists to Number 88 [Bognor, Sussex] and is dated May, 1917. Clean and unmarked with splitting along front exterior upper spine panel for an inch. Binding is sound and titled spine uncreased. View more info

Image for Guide to the Appalachian Trail. From the Connecticut - New York State Line by way of the Hudson River at Bear Mountain, Deleware Water Gap and Lehigh Gap to the Susquehanna River near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.. Third Edition. [Signature of Albert Schatz]

Guide to the Appalachian Trail. From the Connecticut - New York State Line by way of the Hudson River at Bear Mountain, Deleware Water Gap and Lehigh Gap to the Susquehanna River near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.. Third Edition. [Signature of Albert Schatz]

By: N/A

Price: $292.50

Publisher: New York, New York - New Jersey Trail Conference: 1948

Seller ID: Books007297


6.7 x 4.7 inches. xi, 305 pages plus six November 1951 yellow revision leaves at rear. A pleasing, clean example: former owner Albert Schatz name to spine, front cover, and first title page. Probably the noted microbiologist and environmentalist of that name, discoverer of the antibiotic streptomycin, of whom, with his wife Vivian Rosenfeld, wikipedia notes: "enthusiastic naturalists and environmentalists and they enjoyed the wilds of Vermont". Military "Impo... View more info

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Views of Long Branch and Hollywood [ Hotel New Jersey ]

By: N/A

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Portland, Maine, Chisholm Bros.:

Seller ID: Books007299


Gilt stamped on burgundy cloth [hardcover], measuring 9.75 x 6.25 inches. Accordion format with twelve photographic panels, published by Chisholm Bros., Portland Maine. No stated date of printing [c. 1895]. Rear cover advertising The Hollywood Hotel and Cottages, with Leon Cottentin as manager and Frederick Hoey proprietor. This is the same Fred Hoey who managed the New York Giants in the 1899 season. "Compliments of Fred Hoey Hollywood, Long Branch, N.J." is wri... View more info

Image for Bartholomew's Street Index Plan of London, Showing the Postal Districts. 4 maps: North East-Section, South-East Section, South-West Section, North West Section

Bartholomew's Street Index Plan of London, Showing the Postal Districts. 4 maps: North East-Section, South-East Section, South-West Section, North West Section

By: N/A

Price: $422.50

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, John Bartholomew & Son:

Seller ID: Books009286


Set of four large linen-backed maps. No stated date of issue. Each measuring 9.2 x 5.5 inches, and folding out to 36.5 x 43 inches. Scale is 3.25 inches to one mile; the plans are divided into half mile squares. Pasted-on paper price strip of 6/- Net. Faint stamp to rear cover of one: Sold by George Philip & Son, Ltd. / 32 Fleet ST. London, and same stamp more boldly in the other three on linen at first fold. Minor soiling to front cover of South-West; minor tideline wit... View more info

Image for The White Mountains. A Handbook for Travellers. A Guide to the Peaks, Passes, and Ravines of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and to the Adjacent Railroads, Highways, and Villages; With the Lakes and Mountains of Western Maine; Also Lake Winnepesauke

The White Mountains. A Handbook for Travellers. A Guide to the Peaks, Passes, and Ravines of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and to the Adjacent Railroads, Highways, and Villages; With the Lakes and Mountains of Western Maine; Also Lake Winnepesauke

By: N/A

Price: $383.50

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company: 1880

Seller ID: Books009481


Title continues: ... Also Lake Winnepesaukee and the Upper Connecticut Valley with Six Maps and Six Panoramas. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. xiv, [2], 436 pages plus all maps and panoramas as called for and 12 pages of ads (including railway map) at rear. 6.5 x 4.25 inches. Cloth mottled. Binding sound, hinges secure, no inscriptions, clean interior. All maps and panoramas correctly folded. An excellent example. Largest map measures 22 x 18 inches. View more info

Image for Description of the Napoleon The First's Tomb and of the Chapel of the Hotel of the Invalids. With a notice concerning the gallery of the plans in relief of a certain number of fortified places and the artillery museum.

Description of the Napoleon The First's Tomb and of the Chapel of the Hotel of the Invalids. With a notice concerning the gallery of the plans in relief of a certain number of fortified places and the artillery museum.

By: N/A

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Paris, Charles Noblet: 1875

Seller ID: Books009483


16 pages. 8.3 x 5 inches. Publisher's printed wrapper. Curling along top and lower edges. Sadle stitched binding secure. Colportage stamp of Seine to front and faintly to rear, with date 187?: possibly 4, but note verso of rear cover is an 1875 imprint. Text is in English. View more info

Image for A Suffolk Boy in East Africa

A Suffolk Boy in East Africa

By: N/A

Price: $110.50

Publisher: London / New York, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge / Pott, Young, & Co.:

Seller ID: Books009632


126, [2], 4 pages. Early issue variant in publisher's rust-red cloth with three leaves of SPCK adverts at rear - the first leaf not numbered, thereafter [1]-4. Published under the direction of the Tract Committee. Binding sound and hinges secure. Front and rear endpapers stained; inscription to front dated 1880. Frontispiece and two full page plates crudely hand-coloured in green. Other illustrations not coloured, including: The Whipping Post For Slaves, Zanzibar. Lower ... View more info

Image for Raccolta di Vedutine Antiche e Moderne della citta di Roma e sue vicinanze. Incise da Francesco Rinaldi

Raccolta di Vedutine Antiche e Moderne della citta di Roma e sue vicinanze. Incise da Francesco Rinaldi

By: N/A

Price: $292.50

Publisher: Roma, G. Antonelli: 1839

Seller ID: Books009703


Original side sewn cloth spine [somewhat perished] blue paper over card. Engraved title and 50 engraved plates. Oblong, measuring 8.6 x 5.5 inches [22 x 14.5 cm]. No stated date of issue. Signature and date to front and rear covers: Robert Wallace Rome January 8 1839. Covers stained and creased. All leaves with at least light soiling, though mostly marginal [not intruding to the image]. Happy to forward more photos. Despite some loss of cloth spine panel binding is secur... View more info

Image for The Yukon Territory; Its History and Resources

The Yukon Territory; Its History and Resources

By: N/A

Price: $123.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Government Printing Bureau: 1907

Seller ID: Books010103


140 pages, with folding temperature chart and numerous photographs. A clean example in sound binding. Small stamp to front free endpaper: With compliments of Clarence Jameson, M. P. View more info

Image for Round The World and Other Stories

Round The World and Other Stories

By: N/A

Price: $383.50

Publisher: London, Groombridge and Sons:

Seller ID: Books010135


Frontispiece with tissue guard, title page, 144 unnumberd pages followed by 16 pages of Groombridge ads. Cloth decorated in black, blue and gilt. No stated date of issue. Greenock (Burgh) School Board, Shaw Street Public School Session 1881-82 prize plate to front pastedown: awarded to Mary Gay for diligence and progress by headmaster John Wilson. Bookseller's ticket of John Kinloch of Greenock. Heavy foxing to second endpapers front and rear; title page a bit grubby; oc... View more info

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Sights and Shrines an Illustrated Guide to Montreal

By: N/A

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Montreal, A. T. Chapman: 1920

Seller ID: Books010253


201 pages, plus adverts. Profusely illustrated. Cloth spine; pictorial paper over boards. Cover title: Sights and Shrines and Official Guide to Montreal. Fold-out frontispiece. Large map at rear is present, though detached. Former owner's name stamp to front pastedown. Binding is sound. View more info

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The Story of Dr. Duff

By: A.L.O.E. [Charlotte Maria Tucker]

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Madras / Vepery, The Christian Vernacular Education Society, C.K.S. Press: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books007296


Paper wraps with chipping to front panel. Sewn binding is sound. Age-toning to first few leaves; overall clean and unmarked. Embellished with illustrations. 5.5 x 3.7 inches. 84 pages. Alexander Duff died 1878; Charlotte Tucker lived in India from 1875 until her death in 1893. View more info

On Board the "Rocket"

By: Adams, Robert C.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: London, Ward Loke, and Co.:

Seller ID: Books006241


vii [2] 335 pages. Undated first UK edition. Green cloth with titles on gilt to front and spine. Wear to covers, spine rubbed, lacks front endpaper, Contents leaf detached but present, some internal foxing, inner hinge split at front and rear. Not pretty, but a servicable working copy. Illustrated. View more info

Image for L’Acadie; Or, Seven Years' Explorations In British America.

L’Acadie; Or, Seven Years' Explorations In British America.

By: Alexander, James E.

Price: $747.50

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1849

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009890


xvi, 345; viii, 326 pages; 16 pages of ads at rear. Complete in two volumes; each with frontispiece and beaver and maple leaf vignette to title page. Two maps, one in-text plan, and four plates with tissue guards as called for. Publisher's red cloth stamped in blind with gilt to spine. Professionally rebacked and hinges strengthened; retaining original spine panels and endpapers. Binding sound; no foxing. View more info