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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XIII PART I AND II
Written by Rev. Mr. Nightingale.
Stock no. 1821028
Published by J. Harris; Longman And Co.; J. Walker; R. Baldwin et al.. 1st 1813. Very good condition.
Original delineations, topographical, historical and descriptive. Two Volumes. Part I: Shropshire and Somersetshire. Part II: Staffordshire. Three quarter leather binding with blue marbled boards. 5 raised bands to spine. Gilt title to spines and gilt tooling. 31 & 14 plates respectively. Very nice, tight leather binding. Light browning to edge of marbled boards. Spines are lightly faded but gilt is bright. Text block browned on both volumes. Scattered foxing throughout and browning.
MEMORIALS OF MILLBANK AND CHAPTERS IN PRISON HISTORY
Written by Arthur Griffiths. Illustrated by R Goff; Arthur Griffiths.
Stock no. 1821007
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st 1884. Almost very good condition.
Written by the Deputy Governor of Millbank Prison at the time. Blue/green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. 468 pages plus 40 pages of publisher adverts to rear. Top of spine frayed with loss, base of spine lightly worn. Cloth to rear board bubbled (air pockets between board and cloth). Joints cracked. Text block browned. One or two grubby marks internally. WH Smith Esq Library stamp embossed to prelims. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of half-title page. A few foxspots present.
Sixth Edition (revised) in two volumes. Black cloth boards with red stripes top and tail, gilt title to spines, crest to front boards. All edges red. B/w illustrations. Top & tail of spines rubbed & frayed. Corners worn. Rear boards scuffed. Front joints starting to crack. Some annotation present mainly in volume 2.
OLD HUMPHREY'S WALKS IN LONDON AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820988
Published by Robert Carter. 1st 1843. Good condition.
Small format. Dark brown cloth boards with gilt title and decoration to spine, blind decoration to boards. vi and 286 pages. Small splits in cloth to top & tail of spine. Corners worn. Boards rubbed and marked. Name in ink to front pastedown and contemporary inscription in ink to first blank page after front endpaper. Text block browned. Browning and foxing to contents.
FIFTY YEARS OF LONDON LIFE: MEMOIRS OF A MAN OF THE WORLD
Written by Edmund Yates.
Stock no. 1820977
Published by Harper & Bros. 1st 1885. Good condition.
The product of a good memory, a collection of interesting letters from well-known persons, partly inherited, partly formed by the author, a a few diaries.Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. Ex-lib with usual markings and labels. Boards marked, corners bumped. Front joint starting to wear. Light page browning. Musty odour present.
THE HISTORY AND OBJECTS OF THE FOUNDLING HOSPITAL WITH A MEMOIR OF THE FOUNDER
Written by John Brownlow.
Stock no. 1820909
Published by C. Jaques. 4th 1881. Good condition.
Fourth Edition, revised by W.S. Wintle. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to front. Three b/w plates. Spine and corners worn and frayed. Uneven browning to boards and spine. Small blue sticker to front pastedown and the letter 'A' written in ink. Joints cracked. Staples rusty. Foxing to tissue guard of frontis. One or two closed margin tears (no loss). Catalogue description of book glued to rear pastedown.
Third Edition. Complete in one volume. Three-quarter leather binding with raised bands and gilt title to spine, blue cloth boards. Blue marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Numerous b/w illustrations. Leather spine is amateurishly repaired at front and rear edge with cloth which is peeling off the front side. Corners lightly rubbed. Rear joint pulled apart but binding tight. Heavy foxing to prelims and last few pages and a few scattered foxspots to contents.
Buildings of London with a musical history. Red cloth boards, black title to front. 13 b/w illustrations including fold-out sketch of St. Paul's Cathedral to front. 58 pages including index plus adverts to rear. Spine faded, boards grubby. Front joint split but binding tight. Browning to free endpapers. Contents clean.
ARTEMUS WARD IN LONDON, AND OTHER PAPERS
Written by Artemus Ward; Charles Farrar Browne. Illustrated by J.H. Howard.
Stock no. 1820755
Published by G.W. Carleton & Co., Publishers. 1st 1867. Very good condition.
With comic illustrations by J.H. Howard. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, embossed decoration to boards. 6 b/w plates. Spine browned & worn at top & tail. Corners lightly worn. Front joint just starting to crack. Some light browning.
Large format. New binding; leather spine; marbled boards. What appears to be original wraps or paper covers bound in at front. B/w illustrations. Leather spine is unevenly browned with some wear. Corners are bumped; some chipping along cover edges. Tears, with some loss to original wraps bound in at front; also foxed. A few margin marks to other pages, but contents are still generally very good.
THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XIV: SUFFOLK, SURREY, SUSSEX
Written by Frederic Shoberl.
Stock no. 2134136
Published by J. Harris; Longman And Co.; J. Walker; Sherwood & Co.; J. Cuthell; Cadell & Davies. 1ST 1813. Almost very good condition.
Leather spine and corner; raised bands to spine with gilt titles. Marbled boards. Or Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County. Embellished With Engravings. Spine is faded, with some wear. Uneven browning to covers. Foxing and browning throughout.
THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XVI: YORKSHIRE
Written by John Bigland.
Stock no. 2134135
Published by J. Harris; Longman And Co.; J. Walker; Sherwood & Co.; Cadell & Davies. 1ST 1812. Almost very good condition.
Leather spine and corner; raised bands to spine with gilt titles. Marbled boards. Or Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County. Embellished With Engravings. Spine is unevenly faded, with some wear. Browning to covers. Some foxing/wrinkling to pages throughout; some pages of prelims have corner creases.