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The pinch of poverty. Sufferings and heroism of the London Poor

by Thomas Wright The Riverside Visitor

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Published
1892
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Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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£76.65

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London: Isbister and Company Ltd, 1892. Very informative book on on the history of the poor in London in the late 1800s genuine publication fron 1892. Contains 352 pages in overall bright clean condition just some light foxing to title page and first couple of pages, inked stamp to top blank area of chapter 1 BRAINTREE TOC H. 8 B/w… Read more
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Orange and Green a Tale of the Boyne and Limerick

by G A Henty

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Published
1888
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£36.38

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London: Blackie and Son Limited, 1888. G A Henty novel possible first edition caannot be sure priced as eartly reprint, 352 pages plus 32 pages of adverts in overall clean condition just some light foxing spots to first few pages, 8 B/w illustrations by Gordon Browne, all present as listed NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little rubbed and… Read more
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Rudiments of the Latin Language for the Use of Charterhouse School

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Published
1816
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£63.66

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London: Richard and Arthur Taylor, 1816. Antiquarian text book published for Charterhouse School, sold by G Wilkie Paternoster Row, in two parts Rudiments of the latin language published 1816 in 107 pages and Rudiments of the Greek language published 1817 in 84 pages all in overall clean condition just some brown staining to edges of endpapers and first and… Read more
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Further Doings of the Three Bold Babes

by S Rosamond Praeger

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£97.44

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London: Longmans Green and Co.ltd Beautifully illustrated book telling the adventures of three bold babes, not dated but inscription on inside front board dated 1910 believe the book to be a little earlier than this. Contains 48 pages,every other page has a full page colour illustration with continuing story text beneath, other pages have smaller b/w illustrations, all pages in… Read more
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The Pilgrim's Progress Illustrated By Forty Designs By David Scott,

by John Bunyan

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£51.90

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London: A Fullarton & Co. Pilgrim's Progress beautifully illustrated with 39 full page illustrations by David Scott plus frontispiece of John Bunyan not dated believed to be late 1800s. Contains 147 pages in overall clean condition just some foxing to first and last couple of pages and occasional light foxing spots through the book. NO dustwrapper, outer half leather… Read more
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The Story of Dulcibella and the Fairies

by Alice Raiker

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£115.63

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London: C W Faulkner and Co Ltd Dulcibella and the fairies beautifullu illustrated with 13 full colour plates by Hilda T Miller,55 pages of text in clean condition, small loss to left bottom of page 47 see image no loss to text endpapers lightly browned and pasted in Christmas gift inscription to front endpaper dated 1935 this is the… Read more
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The Wife's Own Book of Cookery - Containing upwards of Fifteen Hundred original Receipts

by Frederick Bishop

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Reprint
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£49.37

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London: Ward and Lock Very informative book on cookery Contains 398 pages in overall clean condition just the occasional foxing spots to the first and last few pages, few tiny pin holes to title page where previos owner pinned notes, rear endpapers have two marks where something may have been pasted in the past,.there is a hand written sheet of… Read more
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The Engineer's Sketch-book of Mechanical Movements, Devices, Appliances, Contrivances and Details

by Thomas Walter Barber

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Published
1901
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Reprint
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London: E and F N Spon Limited, 1901. Early reprint of this highly detailed engineers sketch book showing sketches of hundreds of engineering devices with short description for each item 2603 individual sketches.in total Date on title page is 1897 but adverts at rear are dated 1901. Contains 335 pages plus32 pages of adverts at rear dated 1901 all… Read more
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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 2 Volumes

by Thomas Cross

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Published
1904
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Limited Edition
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£517.08

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London: Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co Ltd, 1904. Excellent volumes on the era of horse drawn Stage Coaches and the people of that time. Two volumes 503 pp in total plus many splendid full page colour illustrations, all present as listed, limited to 500 copies.Attractive ribbed green cloth covered boards, embossed with gold coaches and lettering Gold coaches… Read more
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The Borgias The Royal Library Historical Series

by Alexandre Dumas

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Published
1911
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Good
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£41.57

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London: Arthur Humphreys, 1911. Original publcation from 1911 historical history of the Borgias which has been embellished somewhat by author Alexandre Dumas. 368 pages in overall bright clean condition just some faint marking to top blank edges of some early pages, very light foxing to top edge of blank rear endpaper not inside the whitenes of the pages is… Read more
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Oh! Poor Amelia Jane!

by Kathleen Ainslie

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Fair
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£45.47

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London: Castell Brothers Ltd Beautifully illustrated book of the adventures of amelia Jane, 28 pages with every other page a full colour illustration, pages are browned with some light foxing . Outer covers are a little browned and lightly marked with a couple of creases, worn to edges with small loss to bottom front corner, neat former owners inscription in… Read more
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The construction and management of steam Boilers

by R Armstrong

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Published
1878
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Reprint Eighth Edition
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£38.33

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London: Crosby Lockwood and Co , 1878. Very informative book on the management and construction of steam boilers,eighth edition ann original publication from 1878. Contains 184 pages plus 48 pages of adverts all in bright clean condition just very light browning to endpapers, many B/w illustrations, all present as called for plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer embossed boards… Read more
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The Night Side Of London

by Robert Machray

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Published
1902
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£38.65

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London: John Macqueen , 1902. Very informative and interesting book on the night life of London in 1902, contains300 pages in bright clean condition just some foxing to outer edges of pages not inside, endpapers very lightly browned, neat ink name dated 1931 on front endpaper. Many B/w illustrations by Tom Browne, some full page, all present… Read more
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Tortures and Torments of the Christian Martyrs from the "De Ss Martyrum Cruciatibus" of the Rev Father Gallonio

by A R Allinson

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Published
1903
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Good
Edition
Reprint Limited Edition 1903
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£63.66

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London: Printed for the Subscibers , 1903. Very informative book on the torture and torments of Christian martyrs in history.Limited edition for the subscibers, 243 pages in overall clean condition but lightly foxed throughout and more heavily foxed to first and last couple of pages, the pages are untrimmed on two sides and trimmed and dyed red to top outer… Read more
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Parables from Nature

by Mrs Alfred Gatty

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Published
1861
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
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£71.46

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London: Bell and Daldy , 1861. Original publication this book published in 1861relating parables from nature involving trees insects and other s from the natural World.196 pages in good condition, some occasional light foxing throughout, small water stain to top blank corners of last three pagesSEE IMAGES. 15 B/w full page illustrations,all present as called for NO… Read more
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The Girl And The Faun

by Eden Phillpotts SIGNED

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Published
1916
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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£97.44

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London: Cecil Palmer , 1916. First edition of this book with, double sided, handwritten, signed letter from Eden Phillpotts laid in, also signed dedication from Eden Phillpotts on first blank page, To J L Gibson in friendship from Eden Phillpotts January 1933.Contains 78 pages and 2 pages of adverts all in clean condition just some light browning to edges… Read more
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London: George Newnes Ltd Excellent book of 48 tipped in coloured portraits of actors of the period, each illustration is 10¼ x 8 Inches. Book is not dated but is early 1900s. Contains 48 full pages of text concerning the actor followed by the illustration of the players, all illustrations,all present as listed and in very bright clean condition,… Read more
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£123.42
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The Travels and Adventures of James Massey

by Simon Tyssot De Patot

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Published
1733
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Good Plus
Edition
First English Edition
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£844.48

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London: John Watts , 1733. First English edition of this book, translated from the French. 318 pages plus 5 page index 10 pages introduction including illustration by G Van dr Gucht, all in clean condition just some browning to endpapers and outer edges of pages, ink name on front endpaper looks like Grigson dated 1736. NO dustwrapper, outer full leather… Read more
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The Diseases of Warm Countries A Handbook for Medical Men

by Dr B Scheube Translated By Pauline Falcke

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Published
1903
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Second Edition Revised
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£244.25

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London: John Bale Sons and Danielsson Ltd , 1903. Very informative book on diseases found in the warm regions of the World, 594 pages in bright clean condition just some small foxing spots to first and last couple of blank pages, neat ink number on first blank page,all edges of pages are gilt. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all… Read more
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Pleasure and problem in South Africa

by Harmsworth Cecil

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Published
1908
Condition
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Edition
First Edition
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£28.58

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London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1908. Very informative book on the history and travel in South Africa, 253 pages plus 18 pages of adverts at rear a couple uncut on edges, all in in overall clean condition just a few very occasional small foxing spots, previous owners name on front endpaper dated 1925, tiny loss to… Read more
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