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image of The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain Represented and Illustrated in a Series of Views, Elevations, Plans, Sections and Details of Various English Edifaces [ 4 Volumes ]

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London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807. 4 volumes, lacking volume 5. First four volumes, published 1807-1814. Books measure 33.5x25.5.cm. Cirac 274 plates, plus 5 engraved frontispieces. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble baords, raised bands, gilt lines and lettering, full marble edges and endpapers. Calf rubbed, scuffed on corners edges, one boards have some loss… Read more
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£325.00
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Fabulae [ 8 Volumes. Bindings ]

by Euripidis

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1846
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£280.00

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Paris, 1846. Collection of 8 volumes. Full calf, very nice bindings. 1. Euripidis. Fables. Paris 1846. 2. Hesiodi. Carmina. Paris 1841. 3 Xenophontis.Opera. Paris 1860. 4. Aristophanis. Comoediae. Paris 1846. 5. Pascal. Moralistes. Paris 1858. 6. Oeuvres de Locke et Leibnitz. Paris 1854. 2 Volumes Histoire D'espagne et de Portugal. Paris 1844. 8 volumes in all. Books measure cirac 26x17.5cm.… Read more
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£280.00
image of Histoire d'Allemagne, par Luden; traduite et continuée jusqu'à nos jours, d'après Schmidt, Pfefel, Menzel, Schiller, Posselt, Heinrich, Pfiste, etc., Etc [ 5 Volumes ]

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Paris: Imprimerie de Béthune et Plon, 1844. Complete in 5 volumes. Books measure 26x17.cm. Bound in period full calf, elaborate gilt tooling, blind stamped panelled boards, full gilt edges, marble endpapers, gilt crest [ Lycee Imperial Napoleon ] on top boards. Calf lightly rubbed, some minor wear loss on head and tail of spine, scuff mark on one spine,… Read more
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£150.00
image of The Collected Plays of W. B. Yeats

The Collected Plays of W. B. Yeats

by Yeats W. B.

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£85.00

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London: Macmillan & Co, 1934. Bumpus signed binding. Book measures 19.5x13.5.cm. vi,617pp. Bound in half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lines and lettering, full gilt edges. Calf lightly rubbed, a few small scuff marks. Generally a nice clean firm binding. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A nice clean copy, in an attractive binding. . First… Read more
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£85.00
image of A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's First Expedition to the Zambesi and its Tributaries:. And of the Discovery of Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa. 1858-1864. Abridged from the larger work.

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London: John Murray, 1875. Book measures 19x13.cm. xii,416pp, folding frontis, folding map, full page plates. Bound if full calf, [ prize bindings ], raised bands, gilt tooling, leather title label, full marble edges and endpapers. Calf rubbed, some scuff wear. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, foxing to endpapers. Pages in good clean condition. A nice well bound copy. .… Read more
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£48.00
image of Publii Ovidii Nasonis Operum [ 3 Volumes ]

Publii Ovidii Nasonis Operum [ 3 Volumes ]

by Ovid

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1664
Condition
Near Very Good
Item Price
£225.00

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Amstelodami : Typis Officina Elseviriana , 1664. Book measures 11.5x6.5.cm. Collation, [10], 268; 292; 309pp, three parts, . 1. Scripta amatoria -- t. 2. XV Metamorphoseon, sive, Transformationum [libri] -- t. 3. Fastorum lib. VI. Tristium V. De ponto IV. Dirae in Ibin, engraved frontis title, each part with separate title page. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, ornate… Read more
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£225.00
image of A father's legacy to his daughters by the late Dr. Gregory, of Edinburgh [ Long Period Annotations ]

A father's legacy to his daughters by the late Dr. Gregory, of Edinburgh [ Long Period Annotations ]

by Gregory John

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1774
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
£325.00

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London: Printed for W. Strahan; T. Cadell , 1774. Book measures 16x10.cm. x,[2],132pp, 16pp of period annotations, scripture quotes, etc. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, gilt lines, red leather title labe. Calf lightly rubbed, some scuff marking, hinge joints repaired. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean. A very nice copy. . Second Edition. Leather. Very Good.… Read more
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£325.00
image of Biographie universelle ancienne et moderne, ou histoire, par ordre alphabéhique, de la vie publique et privée de tous les hommes qui se sont distingués par leurs écrits, leurs actions, leurs talent, leurs vertus ou leurs crimes  [ Complete 52 Volumes  ]

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Paris: Chez Michaud Freres, 1811. Complete set. 52 volumes. Books measure 24x16.cm. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, red boards, flat gilt bands, gilt title lettering. Bindings rubbed, scuffed on edges and corners, some general abrasion wear. All bindings in good solid condition. Internally, pages clean. Although the bindings are showing signs of wear, all bindings in good firm… Read more
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£750.00
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Cornelius Nepos, De Vita excellentium Imperatorum

by Cornelius Nepos

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1767
Condition
Near Very Good
Item Price
£85.00

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Paris: Typis Barbou, Parisiis, 1767. Book measures 16x9.cm. 20,[2]185pp, 2pp catalogue, engraved frontis. Bound in period mottled calf, flat gilt bands, gilt fluer-de-lis, gilt lines to boards, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Calf lightly rubbed, some wear loss on head and tail of spine. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, binders tape along inner joints. Pages clean throughout. A… Read more
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£85.00
image of Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland [ Complete in 4 Volumes ]

Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland [ Complete in 4 Volumes ]

by Billings, Robert William

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1852
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£325.00

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London: Published by the Author, 1852. Complete in 4 volumes. No printed date, circa 1850. Books measure 29x23.cm. 240 engravings on 219 plates. Bound in period or early half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt tooling within compartments, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Calf lightly rubbed, scuffed on hinge joints. Generally all bindings in good clean… Read more
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£325.00
image of Catalogue of English Domestic Embroidery of the Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries. [ Leather Binding ]

Catalogue of English Domestic Embroidery of the Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries. [ Leather Binding ]

by Nevinson John L.

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1950
Condition
Near Very Good
Edition
Reprinted
Item Price
£85.00

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London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1950. Book measures 25x19.cm. xxviii,110pp, 72 plates. Bound in crushed morocco, raised bands, gilt lines and centre stamp, gilt dentells, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Leather lightly rubbed, slightly faded, a few small abrasion marks. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, original wrappers bound in, gift inscription and previous owners name label. Pages in… Read more
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£85.00
image of Scotland Illustrated in a Series of Views Taken Expressly for this Work [ Complete in 2 Volumes. Attractive Full Calf Bindings ]

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London: George Virtue, 1838. Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 27.5x21.5.cm. viii,[2],200pp, 164pp, 2 engraved title pages & 118 engraved plates, folding engraved map.Bound in full green gilt leather, raised bands, gilt tooling within compartments, gilt lines and centre gilt decoration on boards, full gilt edges, gilt dentells to board edges, yellow endpapers. Calf lightly rubbed, very minor age wear,… Read more
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£375.00
image of Phaedri, Augusti liberti, Fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque ex recensione Petri Burmanni.

Phaedri, Augusti liberti, Fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque ex recensione Petri Burmanni.

by Phaedrus

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1783
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£225.00

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Glasguae : In aedibus academicis excudebat Andreas Foulis, academiae typographus 1783, 1783. Book measures 16x10.5.cm. 96[1]pp. Bound in full period tree calf, ornate gilt tooling on spine, red leather title label, gilt leaf boarders. Calf lightly rubbed, some minor wear on head and tail of spine. Binding in very good condition. Internally, early neat previous owners name on title page.… Read more
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£225.00
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Publii Terentii Afri Comoediae

by Terentius Publius Afer

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1772
Condition
Near Very Good
Item Price
£135.00

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Birmingham : Typis Johannis Baskerville 1772, 1772. Book measures 17.5x11.cm. 307pp. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, fleur-de-lis in gilt, gilt rulled lines. At some time, not recently the spine has been rebacked. Calf rubbed, abrasion wear, hinge joints rubbed, but boards holding firm. Generally a nice binding. Internally, early, period, previous owners name on first blank, booksellers label,… Read more
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£135.00
image of The Nature and Descent of Ancient Peerages, connected with the State of Scotland, the origin of tenures, the succession of fiefs, and the constitution of parliament in that country:

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Edinburgh: Printed for T. Cadell, 1785. Book measures 22x14.5.cm. 520pp. Bound in full calf, raised bands, leather title label. Rebacked retaining the original boards. Calf lightly rubbed, minor wear or marking. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice well bound copy. . Second Edition. Full Calf. Very Good. 8vo.
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£150.00
image of Catulli : Tibulli, et Propertii Opera

Catulli : Tibulli, et Propertii Opera

by Catullus Gaius Valerius

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1772
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£175.00

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Birminghamiæ : typis Johannis Baskerville MDCCLXXII. [1772], 1772. Book measures 18x11.cm. [2],276pp. Bound in full calf. At some time, [ not recently ], the spine has been rebacked, retaining the original gilt panelled boards, raised bands, leather title label. Boards rubbed, gilt fading. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some light staining to top corners. Pages in good… Read more
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£175.00
image of L. Annaei Senecae philosophi Opera omnia ex ult. I. Lipsii & I.F. Gronovii emendat. Et M. Annaei Senecae rhetoris quae exstant ex And. Schotti recens.

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Lugd. Batav : Apud Elzevirios 1649, 1649. Complete in 4 volumes.Books measure 13x8.cm. Collation, [48], 552; 718; 442, [154]; [24], 429, [22], engraved title to volume one. Bound in full period calf, flat bands, elaborate gilt tooling, gilt decorations to board edges, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Calf rubbed, some minor loss on edges, gilt faded and rubbed, hinge… Read more
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£375.00
image of The Works of Virgil: Containing his Pastorals, Georgics. and Aeneis. Translated into Engllish Verse by Mr. Dryden

The Works of Virgil: Containing his Pastorals, Georgics. and Aeneis. Translated into Engllish Verse by Mr. Dryden

by Dryden John [ Translated By ] Virgil

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1721
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Fifth Edition
Item Price
£225.00

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London: Printed for Jacob Tonson , 1721. Complete in 3 volumes. Books measure 16.5x10.5.cm. 1043pp, 102 full page plates. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, gilt lines. Calf rubbed, worn, hinge joints split, but boards attached. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice clean set, in good period bindings. . Fifth Edition. Full Calf. Good Plus. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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£225.00
image of Poetae latini minores ex editione Petri Burmanni fideliter expressi.

Poetae latini minores ex editione Petri Burmanni fideliter expressi.

by Burman Pieter

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1752
Condition
Near Very Good
Item Price
£180.00

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Glasguae : In aedibus Academicis excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis M.DCC.LII. [1752, 1752. Book measures 16.5x11.cm. [4],151pp. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, ornate gilt tooling within compartments, leather title label. Calf lightly rubbed, hinge joints cracked, but boards firmly attached. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. . Full Calf. Near… Read more
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£180.00
image of A Greek-English Lexicon

A Greek-English Lexicon

by Liddell Henry George & Scott Robert

Seller
George Jeffery Books
Published
1864
Condition
Near Very Good
Edition
Fifth Edition
Item Price
£85.00

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Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1864. Book measures 26.5x20.5.cm. xiv,1644pp. Bound in later mottled quarter calf, marble boards, raised bands gilt lettering. Calf lightly rubbed, slight faded, hinge joints worn, but boards holding. A good clean binding. Internally, previous owners bookplate. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy. . Fifth Edition. Quarter Calf. Near Very Good. Quarto.
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£85.00
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