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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: [1475-79]

editio princeps, first blank partly detached at foot (but firm), small clean tear along gutter at head or foot of a handful of leaves, traces of sewing holes from earlier binding, blank margins and gu... More

Price: £35,000.00

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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, illustrated)

The new history of the Trojan Wars, and Troy'...

Publisher: London: 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

4 attractive full-page woodcuts of Hercules (frontispiece), Hector and Ajax, Aeneas carrying his father, and the victorious Greeks on the battlefield, decorated ornaments, marginal traces of binding g... More

Price: £2,000.00

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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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Hook (James)

A Collection of Favorite Songs Sung by Mr. Di...

Publisher: A. Bland and Weller's,
Publication date: 1798

engraved throughout, titles with vignettes of views of Vauxhall Gardens, musical notation for voice and keyboard with up to 7 systems per page, faint toning, final leaf of first collection with two te... More

Price: £850.00

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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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Nogales (Rafael de, General)

Memoirs of a Soldier of Fortune.

Publisher: Wright & Brown,
Publication date: [1931]

FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, frontispiece and 19 further photographic plates, More

Price: £175.00

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(Blackwell.) NORRINGTON (A.L.P.)

Blackwell's, 1879-1979.

Publisher: Oxford: Blackwell,
Publication date: 1983

FIRST EDITION, More

Price: £150.00

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Camden (William)

Britannia

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

woodcut title vignettes, full-page table with Anglo-Saxon alphabet within woodcut typographical border, half-page woodcut reproducing the carved letters of epigraphic inscription on King Arthur's tomb... More

Price: £1,200.00

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