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HISTORY OF ILKESTON
Written by Edwin Trueman; R. Westland Marston.
Stock no. 2112526
Published by The Pioneer Printing Company Limited. 1899. Very good condition.

Together with Dale Abbey, Kirk Hallam, West Hallam, Shipley, and Cossall. Large format. Leather spine and corners. Maroon cloth. B/w photos. Scuffing to covers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Chipping along couple of cover edges. Front joint is a little cracked. Inscription in ink to prelims. Some foxing and page browning; a few margin marks.

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SACRED HISTORY IN FAMILIAR DIALOGUES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by H. Neale.
Stock no. 2112209
4th 1817. Almost very good condition.

For the instruction of youth: with maps. To which is added, the history of the Jews, from the time of Nehemiah to the destruction of Jerusalem. Fourth Edition. Brown leather with small raised bands to spine. Gilt decorations and borders. Scuffing to covers, with some wear to edges; couple of splits to spines. A few ink stamps to prelims. Page browning and some foxing. There are some red ink annotations to two of the maps and a light red stain to map of The Travels of the Apostle Paul. Still a very good set for its age.

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FLORA ANGLICA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Gulielmi Hudsoni.
Stock no. 2112027
1778. Good condition.

Leather spines and corners; raised bands to spines, with leather title boxes; gilt titles. Text is in Latin. Exhibens Plantas per Regnum Britanniae Foponte Crefcentes, ..... Volume I - Front cover is held on by stitching - leather has broken away. Foxing and page browning throughout; leather piece to top of spine has small piece missing. Volume II - Covers are held on by stitching only. Some loss to leather on spine. Front endpaper is nearly detached. Some grubby marks and foxing.

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ROMNEY A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL ESSAY WITH A CATALOGUE RAISONNE OF HIS WORKS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Humphrey Ward; W. Roberts.
Stock no. 2111890
Published by Thos. Agnew & Sons. 1st 1904. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue leather spines with gilt titles and intricate decorations. Blue cloth covers with gilt titles. Captioned, tissue-guard plates. Limited edition to 350 copies. These volumes are copy no. 20. Spines are faded; now look green. Some bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. A little brown spotting to covers. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Names in ink to front endpapers. Page browning; some foxing. The books appear to have been restitched at one time - bindings are nice and tight.

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LECTURES ON BOTANY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by William Curtis.
Stock no. 2111578
Published by William Phillips. 1903. Very good condition.

Dark green leather binding with gilt titles and decorations. This is 3 volumes that have been bound into two books. Elaborate manuscript presentation; leaf inscribed 'To Anne Hoare...' bound into the front of each volume. 119 hand-coloured plates. All edges gilt. Some light bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A bit of scuffing along some cover edges. Some foxing and page browning internally. Hand coloured plates are all present and exquisite!

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THE EAST-INDIA REGISTER AND ARMY LIST FOR 1852
Written by F. Clark.
Stock no. 2111570
Published by Wm. H. Allen & Co.. 1852. Good condition.

Leather bound book with gilt title to spine. Spine is faded, with large splits to top and tail of spine, and partial splits horizontally across from vertical splits. Some scuffing and wear to cover edges. Front joint is a bit cracked. Page browning.

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GUTO'R GLYN
Written by R. Gerallt Jones. Illustrated by Nicholas Parry.
Stock no. 2111306
Published by Tern Press. 1st 1976. Very good condition.

The Poets of the Princes Series, Volume I. Edited and translated by Jones. Brown leather spine. Limited edition to 100 copies, printed on hand-made paper. With etchings by Parry. A few marks to covers. Corners are bumped, with light wear. This is copy no. 56. SIGNED by translator and illustrator. A few margin marks. Page edges are uncut.

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BRITISH GAME BIRDS AND WILDFOWL
Written by Beverley R. Morris.
Stock no. 2109803
Published by Groombridge & Sons. 1st 1855. Very good condition.

Large format. Red leather spine and corners. Raised bands and gilt title to spine. Green decorated cloth with gilt vignettes. 60 hand-coloured engraved plates. Wear to cover edges; some darkening marks to edges of leather. Front joint is cracked, with some chipping. Some foxing and grubby marks to pages internally, but illustrations are exquisite!

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IRELAND ILLUSTRATED IN A SERIES OF VIEWS
Written by G.N. Wright. Illustrated by G. Petrie; W.H. Bartlett; T.M. Baynes.
Stock no. 2109692
Published by H. Fisher, Son And Jackson. 1831. Almost very good condition.

Large format. 11 x 9". Leather spine and corners, Marbled boards and endpapers. 40 b/w plates with 2 views per plate. Engraved title page. Cities, Towns, Public Buildings, Streets, Docks, Churches, Antiquities, Abbeys, Towers, Castles, Seats of the Nobility Etc. Top of spine has 2" split to rear side. Some marks and wear to covers, especially to leather spine and corners. Names in ink to prelims. Quite heavy foxing throughout. Damp mark to a few pages, mostly to rear.

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A TOUR IN WALES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2109474
1778. Almost very good condition.

Volume TWO ONLY! The Tour in North Wales MDCCLXXIII. Leather binding. Many fold-out illustrations. Printed by Henry Hughes. Book appears to have a new, but contemporary looking leather spine, with raised bands, gilt decorations and red/green boxes. Scuffing and marks to covers, bumping and wear to corners. Ink stamp to front free endpaper. Some page browning and foxing.

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THE COSTUME OF GREAT BRITAIN
Written by W.H. Pyne. Illustrated by W.H. Pyne.
Stock no. 1206933
Published by William Miller. 1st 1808. Very good condition.

Designed, Engraved and Written by W.H.Pyne. Large format. 15 x 10.5 inches. Full blue straight-grained morocco binding. All edges gilt. Gilt titles and decorations to spine. Gilt decorative borders to covers. Hand-coloured vignette to title page plus 60 hand-coloured engraved plates. A fascinating glimpse of Britain at the very beginning of the 19th century. All plates present and in very good condition. Front endpaper professionally repaired at top corner. Small inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some text pages browned by offsetting from plates. One text page is detached, browned and slightly chipped at edge. Armorial bookplate of Philip Davies Cooke, who was Sheriff of Flintshire, to front pastedown. Overall a handsome copy of this scarce book.

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THE GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF ENGLAND
No author listed.
Stock no. 1206928
Published by J. Dodsley. 1st 1765. Very good condition.

Dark brown leather covers, more recent grey leather spine with raised bands and gilt titles. Large folding colour map to front. xi + 397 pages + 2 large folding b/w maps. Colour map has a closed tear repaired on verso. New endpapers.

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