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SOURCE FOR SHAKESPEARE'S HISTORY PLAYS: Polydorii Vergilii Urbinatis Anglicae Historiae Libri Vigintiseptem
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SOURCE FOR SHAKESPEARE'S HISTORY PLAYS: Polydorii Vergilii Urbinatis Anglicae Historiae Libri Vigintiseptem

by Vergil, Polydore (c.1470-1555)

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1555
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Basel: Basel: Michael Isingrin, 1555. 1st Edition . Full leather. Very Good. First edition thus (the first to include coverage of the reign of Henry VIII to 1538); folio; [2], 691, [39]pp. In mid-sixteenth century blind-panelled calf with blind arabesque to centre of each board (professionally respined and with corners repaired). Title with woodcut printer's device and early manuscript annotations… Read more about this item
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Belli Catilinarii et Jugurthini Historiae
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Belli Catilinarii et Jugurthini Historiae

by Sallust (Gaius Sallustius Crispus, 86-34 BC)

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1749
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Glasgow: Robert Urie, 1749. Full leather. Very Good. First edition thus, 8vo; iv, 250pp. In contemporary mid-eighteenth century full leather (lightly worn), five raised spine bands between gilt double fillets, gilt-lettered red leather spine label to second compartment, remaining compartments gilt stamped with circular motifs, lacks front free endpaper, leaves A2-A3 protruding slightly with consequent wear to fore-ege but still… Read more about this item
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The Roman history, from the foundation of the city of Rome, to the destruction of the western empire. By Dr. Goldsmith
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The Roman history, from the foundation of the city of Rome, to the destruction of the western empire. By Dr. Goldsmith

by Goldsmith, Oliver (1730?-1774)

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1775
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London: London: printed for S. Baker and G. Leigh; T. Davies; L. Davis; W. Owen; G. Robinson; T. Cadell, and T. Evans, 1775. Full leather. Very Good. Octavo, third edition, volume 1 only; x, 487, [xii]pp. In contemporary late eighteenth century full leather over five raised spine bands (rubbed with minor loss to extremities), red gilt-lettered leather title label to… Read more about this item
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The History of Great Britain from the Death of George II to the Coronation of George IV, designed as a continuation of Hume and Smollett
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The History of Great Britain from the Death of George II to the Coronation of George IV, designed as a continuation of Hume and Smollett

by Anon

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Published
1825
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London: London: Published by Jones and Company, 1825. 1st Edition . Half leather. Very Good/Very Good. First edition, octavo, 464pp. In early nineteenth century half leather over marbled boards (somewhat worn), complete with portrait frontispiece, lacks rear free end paper, sporadic light spotting and browning particularly to opening leaves, text printed in double column, a good example.
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The New Annual Register or a View of the History, Politics and Literature for the year 1788.  To which is prefixed, the history of knowledge, learning, and taste, in Great Britain, during the reigns of King Edward the Sixth and Queen Mary. From the year 1547 to 1558
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The New Annual Register or a View of the History, Politics and Literature for the year 1788. To which is prefixed, the history of knowledge, learning, and taste, in Great Britain, during the reigns of King Edward the Sixth and Queen Mary. From the year 1547 to 1558

by Dodsley's Annual Register

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1789
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London: London: Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row, 1789. 1st Edition . Half leather. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo; [2],ii,[4],xxiv,114;142,[2];296pp. Bound in eighteenth century half calf with marbled paper boards (rubbed and worn with minor loss to head and tail of spine and board corners, hinges cracked but firm), engraved armorial label of Edward Lord Nuffield to front pastedown, occasional… Read more about this item
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Memoires pour servir a l'histoire des evenemens de la fin di dix-huitieme siecle depuis de 1760 jusq'en 1806-1810.  Volume 4.
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Memoires pour servir a l'histoire des evenemens de la fin di dix-huitieme siecle depuis de 1760 jusq'en 1806-1810. Volume 4.

by Georgel, Jean-Francois

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1818
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Paris: Paris: Alexix Eymery, Libraire, rue Mazarine, No 30; Delaunay, au Palais-Royal, 1818. 1st Edition . Full leather. Good. Volume four only (of six), octavo; 483pp. In contemporary uniform full speckled calf (worn to extremities), gilt roll to board margins, five raised spine bands, gilt lettered red and black labels to second and third compartments (labels chipped… Read more about this item
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Memoires pour servir a l'histoire des evenemens de la fin di dix-huitieme siecle depuis de 1760 jusq'en 1806-1810.  Volume 3.
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Memoires pour servir a l'histoire des evenemens de la fin di dix-huitieme siecle depuis de 1760 jusq'en 1806-1810. Volume 3.

by Georgel, Jean-Francois

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1817
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Paris: Paris: Alexix Eymery, Libraire, rue Mazarine, No 30; Delaunay, au Palais-Royal, 1817. 1st Edition . Full leather. Good. Volume three only (of six), octavo; 480pp. In contemporary uniform full speckled calf (worn to extremities), gilt roll to board margins, five raised spine bands, gilt lettered red and black labels to second and third compartments (one label… Read more about this item
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EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY PRIZE BINDING:  The History of Scotland; from the earliest period to the close of the Rebellion 1745-46.  Contained in Tales of a Grandfather.  Vol.II.
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EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY PRIZE BINDING: The History of Scotland; from the earliest period to the close of the Rebellion 1745-46. Contained in Tales of a Grandfather. Vol.II.

by Scott, Walter

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1836
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Edinburgh: Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1836. Full leather. Very Good. Octavo; 577pp. In ornate early nineteenth century prize binding (with only the very lightest of wear and unobtrusive light stains), gilt lettering to front board ("Market Bosworth School prize") set within gilt frame, five raised spine bands, gilt lettered red and black title and volume labels… Read more about this item
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Mémoires relatifs a la famille Royale de France, pendant la révolution; d'anecdotes inconnues et authentiques sur les princes contemporaines et autres personnage célèbres de cette époque. Publiés pour la premiére fois d'aprés le journal, les lettres et les entretiens de Princesse de Lamballe, par une Dame de Qualité attachée au service confindentiell de cette infortunée princesse.
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Paris: Paris: Treuttel et Würtz, rue de Bourbon, No.17, 1826. 1st Edition . Full leather. Good. First edition, volume 2 only (of 2), octavo; 416pp. In contemporary full cats-paw calf (lightly worn, spine rubbed with loss at foot, front hinge weak and held by cords), single gilt fillet to board margins, raised spine bands,… Read more about this item
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The Beauties of England and Wales, or, original delineations, topographical, historical, and descriptive, of each county. Durham, Essex & Gloucestershire.
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The Beauties of England and Wales, or, original delineations, topographical, historical, and descriptive, of each county. Durham, Essex & Gloucestershire.

by Britton, John and Brayley, Edward Wedlake

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1810
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London: London: Printed by Thomas Maiden, Sherburn-Lane, for Vernor, Hood and Sharpe [et al]., 1810. Half leather. Good. First edition thus, octavo; 736, [24]pp. In contemporary half leather over marbled boards (worn, crudely rebacked in old leather with early hand written paper spine label, font hinge broken), occasional spotting and browning, pp375-9 torn with loss of… Read more about this item
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History of the Origin and Progress of the Meeting of the Three Choirs of Gloucester, Worcester, and Hereford and of The Charity connected with it. To which is prefixed A View of the Condition of the Parochial Clergy of this kingdom.
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History of the Origin and Progress of the Meeting of the Three Choirs of Gloucester, Worcester, and Hereford and of The Charity connected with it. To which is prefixed A View of the Condition of the Parochial Clergy of this kingdom.

by Lysons, Rev. Daniel

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1812
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Gloucester: Gloucester: printed by D.Walker, for Cadell and Davies, London, 1812. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, octavo; xv,278, [1]pp. In original mottled half leather over marbled boards (a little worn), spine divided into five compartments by gilt rolls, gilt lettered leather spine label to second compartment, binders ticket and early engraved ownership label to… Read more about this item
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History of the Origin and Progress of the Meeting of the Three Choirs of Gloucester, Worcester, and Hereford and of The Charity connected with it. To which is prefixed A View of the Condition of the Parochial Clergy of this kingdom.
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History of the Origin and Progress of the Meeting of the Three Choirs of Gloucester, Worcester, and Hereford and of The Charity connected with it. To which is prefixed A View of the Condition of the Parochial Clergy of this kingdom.

by Lysons, Rev. Daniel

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1812
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Gloucester: Gloucester: printed by D.Walker, for Cadell and Davies, London, 1812. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, octavo; xv,278, [1]pp. In original drab publisher's boards with blue paper spine and original printed spine label (binding a little worn, spine soiled, paper label dull and chipped), pages uncut (untrimmed) as issued with a couple of unopened… Read more about this item
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A survey of the city of Worcester, containing the ecclesiastical and civil government thereof, as originally founded, and the present administration as since reformed. Comprehending also the most material parts of its history, from its Foundation to the present Time. Extracted from the best Authorities. Together With an Account of whatever is most remarkable for Grandeur, Elegance, Curiosity, or Use, in this antient City. The whole embellished with sixteen copper-plates of Perspective Views of the Publick Buildings, &c. engraved from original Drawings, taken on Purpose for this Work.
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Worcester: Worcester: printed by J. Butler for S. Gamidge, at Prior's Head, 1764. 1st Edition . Half leather. Very Good. First edition; octavo; [4],vii,[1],252pp, with full complement of 16 plates, and list of subscribers on p.[iv]-vii. Recent period-style half calf over marbled boards with five raised spine bands between glt single fillets and gilt-lettered red morocco… Read more about this item
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Sketch of the antiquities of the ancient city of Worcester, illustrated with fourteen copper-plates of perspective views of its public buildings, &c.  [Bound with:] Memoirs of King Charles I and the Loyalists who suffered in his Cause.  Chiefly extracted from Clarendon's History of the Rebellion.
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Sketch of the antiquities of the ancient city of Worcester, illustrated with fourteen copper-plates of perspective views of its public buildings, &c. [Bound with:] Memoirs of King Charles I and the Loyalists who suffered in his Cause. Chiefly extracted from Clarendon's History of the Rebellion.

by Anonymous

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1805
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London: London: printed for and sold by Greenland & Norris, Finsbury Square, 1805. 1st Edition . Full leather. Very Good. Two separate works in one volume. First editions, octavo. Sketch of Worcester: [2], 16pp, with full complement of 14 engraved plates, one folding. Memoirs of Charles I: [1], 22, [ii]pp, complete with engraved title-page bearing portrait of… Read more about this item
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The History of Blockley in the County of Worcester
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The History of Blockley in the County of Worcester

by Soden, Alfred J.

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1875
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Coventry: Coventry: Printed, for Private Circulation Only, by J. W. Parbury, West Orchard, 1875. 1st Edition . Full cloth. Very Good. First edition, quarto; [x], 129pp, complete with 10 plates (including 7 sepia lithographs) and a hadnful of in-text woodcuts. In contemporary green cloth (very lightly worn) with gilt arms to centre of front board and gilt lettering… Read more about this item
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The Public and Private Life of His late Excellent and most Gracious Majesty, George The Third, embracing its most memorable incidents as they were displayed in the important relation of Son, Husband, Father, Friend, and Sovereign, The Whole Collected from the Most Authentic Sources, and containing a Historical Memoir of the House of Brunswick
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London: London: Printed for Thomas Kelly No. 17 Paternoster-Row, 1821. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. First edition, large quarto; viii + 724pp. In original half leather binding, very worn, boards detached, spine backstrip missing, opening and closing leaves loose with marginal chipping and creasing without loss of text, text block otherwise sound with unobtrusive sporadic light staining… Read more about this item
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ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION: A treatise containing the elementary part of fortification, regular and irregular. With remarks on the Constructions of the most celebrated Authors, particularly of Marshal de Vauban and Baron Coehorn, in which the Perfection and Imperfection of their several Works are considered. For the use of the Royal Academy of Artillery at Woolwich. Illustrated with thirty-four copper plates. By John Muller, Professor of Artillery and Fortification
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London: London: printed for J. Nourse, at the Lamb, opposite Katherine-Street, in the Strand, 1746. 1st Edition . Full leather. Very Good. First edition, octavo; xvi,232pp, with full complement of 34 engravings, 33 of which are folding. In contemporary unlettered full calf (a little worn with minor loss to board corners, sometime skilfully rebacked in matching leather), five raised spine… Read more about this item
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The Royal College of Physicians of London founded and established by law; as appears by letters patents, acts of Parliament, adjudged cases, &c. And an historical account of the College's proceedings against empiricks and unlicensed practisers in every princes reign from their first incorporation to the murther of the royal martyr, King Charles the First.
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London: London: printed by M. Flesher, for Walter Kettilby, at the Bishop's Head in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1684. 1st Edition . Full leather. Near Fine. First edition, quarto; [12], 288, [52], 305-472, [12]pp., complete with imprimatur leaf preceding title-page and separate dated title-page to "An historical account of the College's proceedings against empiricks" on leaf 2P1 recto. In period style… Read more about this item
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SHAKESPEARE'S HOLINSHED:  The first and second volumes of Chronicles, comprising 1. The description and historie of England, 2. The description and historie of Ireland, 3. The description and historie of Scotland: first collected and published by Raphaell Holinshed, William Harrison, and others.  [WITH:]  The third volume of Chronicles, beginning at duke William the Norman, commonlie called the Conqueror; and descending by degrees of yeeres to all the kings and queenes of England in their orderlie successions: first compiled by Raphaell Holinshed, an by him extended to the yeare 1577. Now newlie recognised, augmented, and continued (with occurrences and accidents of fresh memorie) to the yeare 1586.
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London: London: printed [by Henry Denham] in Aldersgate street at the signe of the Starre, 1587. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition; large folio; 3 volumes bound into 2 physical volumes. Vol. 1: [10], 250; [4], 202, [2]pp. Vol. 2: 61, [13], 183, [1]; 421, 424-430, 436-438, 431-433, 439-445, 450-464, [56]pp. Vol. 3:… Read more about this item
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A compendious history of the British churches in England, Scotland, Ireland, and America. By John Brown, Minister of the Gospel in Haddington
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A compendious history of the British churches in England, Scotland, Ireland, and America. By John Brown, Minister of the Gospel in Haddington

by Brown, John (1722-1787)

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1784
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Glasgow: Glasgow: printed by John Bryce, 1784. 1st Edition . Full leather. Very Good. First edition; two volumes; 340, 368pp. In contemporary full speckled calf (somewhat worn, front hinges cracked but secure), gilt volume numbers and remains of title labels to spines, early ink ownership inscription to half-title of volume 2, sporadic light paper browning but overall a very good… Read more about this item
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