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Carruthers (John)

The Heroic Deeds of the Scots.

Publisher: Dumfries: Printed by Robert Jackson,
Publication date: 1796

FIRST (ONLY) EDITION, a few spots, uncut edges a little dust-stained and frayed, More

Price: £1,200.00

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Columnis (Guido de)

Historia destructionis Troiae.

Publisher: [The Netherlands (Utrecht?)]: [Printer of Alexander Magnus (Gerardus de Leempt?)], about
Publication date: [1477-79]

complete with initial and final blank leaves, 34 lines of type to a page, page numbers (1-128, not counting initial blank and the last three leaves), and initial capitals supplied in red ink (the firs... More

Price: £45,000.00

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Garey (Samuel)

Great Brittans little Calendar: or, Triple Di...

Publisher: Printed by Iohn Beale for Henry Fetherstone, and Iohn Parker,
Publication date: 1618

4 parts in 1 vol., woodcut initials and headpieces, "Cæsaris hostes", "Amphitheatrum scelerum", and "A short dissvvasiue from poperie" each have separate dated title page (pagination and register are... More

Price: £750.00

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(Chapbook.) THE NEW HISTORY OF THE TROJAN WARS

No title

Publisher: Printed for Sarah Bates, at the Sun and Bible in Giltspur-Street; and James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass on London Bridge,
Publication date: 1735

with a woodcut frontispiece, depicting Hercules, and a woodcut frontispiece to the 2-4 books, in the text, advertisements on the recto, More

Price: £2,000.00

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(Suffrage.) DE MORGAN (William)

Typed Letter signed to Winifred Holiday.

Publisher: 12 September
Publication date: 1912

numerous manuscript corrections, More

Price: £1,200.00

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Churchill (Winston)

My African Journey.

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton.
Publication date: 1908

FIRST EDITION, 47 plates from photographs by Lieutenant-colonel Gordon Wilson and the author, 3 maps, including one folding, frontispiece tissue-guard present, a hint of foxing on the title-page, 1 pl... More

Price: £1,200.00

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(Oxford. University.) PARECBOLAE,

sive Excerpta è corpore statutorum Universit...

Publisher: Oxford: e theatro Sheldoniano,
Publication date: 1682

endleaves browned around the edges (from the binding turn-ins: no paste-downs, single fly-leaf at end), the odd spot, or minor stain, More

Price: £650.00

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Camden (William)

Britannia

Publisher: [Printed at Eliot's Court Press] per Radulphum Newbery,
Publication date: 1587

'Britannia' on the title page in a woodcut frame, woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut table of the Anglo-Saxon alphabet within decorative borders, woodcut initials of various sizes, head- and t... More

Price: £1,200.00

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Locke (John)

Some Thoughts Concerning Education.

Publisher: Printed for A. and J. Churchill,
Publication date: 1693

FIRST EDITION with catchword 'I my?' on A2v, and misprint '?Patronnge'? on A3v, title-page a trifle browned, slight through-setting of text on first leaf of text, end papers and contents leaves with d... More

Price: £7,500.00

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(Nelson.)

MEMOIRS of the Life and Death of the Right Ho...

Publisher: Liverpool: Goodchild,
Publication date: 1806

FIRST (SOLE) EDITION, 2 engraved frontispiece portraits (Nelson and Sidney Smith), 3 folding engraved plates (Nile, Trafalgar, Death of Nelson), short tear at lower margin of K3, tear with slight loss... More

Price: £1,400.00

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