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(Scotland. Auld Alliance (or League). Mary, Queen ...

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Publisher: 18th-century,
Publication date: before 1789

manuscript in a clear legible clerkly hand in ink on paper, watermarked the Garter (but the arms not identified), a quarto bifolium (splitting at the fold), 3 pages of text, More

Price: £750.00

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(Cape of Good Hope.) Hough (Rev. George)

A Sermon,

Publisher: Cape of Good Hope: Printed at the Government Press,
Publication date: 1825

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Price: £600.00

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(Proto - Baseball: Wicket.) [CHENEY (John)]

[Reward of Merit. Engraving featuring a game ...

Publisher:
Publication date: [c.1821]

engraving depicts a game involving six young men, two reaching high for the ball which is depicted centrally in mid-air, two with broad-ended sticks running in opposite directions, two acting as wicke... More

Price: £3,000.00

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Magnus (Johannes)

Gothorvm Sveonum'qve Historia:

Publisher: Basle: Michael Isingrin,
Publication date: 1558

woodcut printer's device on title, with a woodcut map (almost full-page) and numerous illustrations in the text, woodcut initials, lacks the final leaf, blank except for printer's device on verso, a l... More

Price: £1,500.00

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Lambarde (William)

A Perambulation of Kent:

Publisher: [London]: Imprinted [colophon: by Henrie Middleton] for Ralphe Nevvberie,
Publication date: 1576

First edition, Black letter, occasional italic or Anglo-Saxon, decorated woodcut border to title, engraved plate with map of the Saxon Heptarchy, decorated initials and ornaments, a handful of 18thC m... More

Price: £2,950.00

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Wells (H.G.)

A Short History of the World.

Publisher: Cassell,
Publication date: 1922

FIRST EDITION, numerous illustrations including maps, More

Price: £80.00

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Webster (A.M.C.)

[Manuscript, exercise book:] 'Fortification, ...

Publisher: [1896-
Publication date: 1897]

written in black ink with numerous fine drawings and diagrams in the same, the majority of these hand-coloured and mounted with slits (in some cases laid down, a couple loose), one with examples of k... More

Price: £400.00

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(Juvenile.) MAUPERTUY (Jean-Baptiste Drouet de, tr...

Elémens Historiques, Ou Méthode Courte Et F...

Publisher: Paris: André Cailleau,
Publication date: 1730

FIRST EDITION IN FRENCH, 2 vols., woodcut head- and tail-pieces, a trifle browned in places, one letter has failed to print on p. 237 in vol. ii (the first letter of the last line), More

Price: £650.00

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(World War One. Salonika Campaign.) McDONALD (John...

A small archive relating to his education, mi...

Publisher: 1904-
Publication date: 1947

a long autograph letter to his sister (15pp., dated 16th March 1917) and a couple of wartime postcards to the same, photographs in military uniform and his wartime 'Certificate of Employment', various... More

Price: £1,000.00

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(World War Two.) HUTCHINSON (George)

[Typescript:] 'Two Years Ago', unpublished fi...

Publisher:
Publication date: [1946]

original typescript with some manuscript corrections in ink and pencil, the first and last passages cut and laid down to a second sheet, More

Price: £400.00

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