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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 382540
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1909. Very good condition.

Autograph Edition De Luxe, Limited to 50 copies. Large format (32 x 26cm). Bound in attractive brown leather with gilt titles, vignettes and borders. 30 lovely tipped-in colour plates mounted on cream card with green decorative borders and captioned paper guards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. This is copy no. 22, SIGNED by the author. Corners are slightly worn and covers a little edge rubbed. Spine has been professionally rebacked retaining the original spine piece (which is worn). A few light fingermarks and tiny foxspots else contents clean. A very nice copy of a handsome and very scarce book.

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DIT BOECXKEN
Written by Matthias Van Der Goes.
Stock no. 814701
Published by Honey Dun Press. 1st 1978. As new condition.

An accurate facsimile of the 1872 edition. The book was originally published probably in 1492 in Old Flemish and as such is therefore the first printed work relating to the sport of angling. In 1872 an edition of 25 copies was privately printed and it is from one of these that the Honey Dun Press produced their facsimile in a limited edition of 150 copies. The book is printed on English hand made paper with deckled edges. The top edge coloured. Red morocco grained leather spine with gilt title. Swedish hand marbled paper boards. In Honey Dun Press style of card boxes with paper labels. 125 copies were for sale, 25 copies were out of series for private distribution. This is one of the 25 copies. Text in English. With woodcut illustrations as printed in the original Flemish edition. ISBN: 0904104052. This is an out-of-series copy no. 00. Box has the copy number written on top front corner.

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A NEW AND COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF YORK
Written by Thomas Allen. Illustrated by Nathaniel Whittock.
Stock no. 814535
Published by I.T. Hinton. 1st 1828. Good condition.

Three volumes. Full brown leather bindings. Marbled endpapers and edges. 143 b/w plates. 10.5 x 8.5 inches. All plates are present. The contents of this set are very good but the covers leave a lot to be desired! Front endpapers are missing from volumes I and III. Vols I and III have been amateurishly rebacked in brown leather and the covers are very worn.

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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS or MIRTH & MARVELS
Written by R. Barham. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 382097
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

3/4 bound dark blue leather with raised bands and gilt title to spine, marbled boards and endpapers. Binding by Zaehnsdorf. 24 colour plates with captioned guards (mounted on to stiff green paper). 12 full-page tinted illustrations plus numerous b/w drawings. 549 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 3 of the plates have light corner creases, all others in fine condition. Some light foxing (mainly to prelims and outer page edges). A very handsome book.

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EXCURSIONS IN THE COUNTY OF SUSSEX
No author listed.
Stock no. 813549
Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme And Brown. 1st 1822. Good condition.

Comprising Brief Historical and Topographical Delineations; Together With Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Other Interesting Objects of Curiosity. Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller & Tourist. Small format. 6.5 x 4 inches. Brown leather spine and corners. Red title label to spine. Brown boards. 43 b/w plates. Title page states 50 plates but 43 present. Boards a little unevenly faded.

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COLLECTIONS FOR THE HISTORY OF WORCESTERSHIRE
Written by Tredway Nash.
Stock no. 813546
Published by John White. 1799. Almost very good condition.

Second edition with additions. Two volumes. Very large format. 18 x 11 inches. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations. Marbled endpapers and edges. Plates and pedigrees checked against book index and Upcott page 1330. Variations: Vol II - the book index calls for Kyre plate. This is a repeat of the one in Vol I (Upcott) but is not duplicated. Vol I has b/w frontis not in book index or Upcott. Vol I has illustrated title page with Bevere Elm (not listed) as well as Bevereye (listed). Vol I: 39 b/w plates + frontis + large folding map + text illustrations. Vol II: Illustrated title page + 37 b/w plates + plan of Worcester as frontis + text illustrations. Vol I: xcii + 609 pages + 1 page list of plates and pedigrees. Vol II: 484 + clxviii + dedication page to Lord Sandys + 13 pages Domesday facsimile + 104 pages. Rebacked with modern leather spine. Gilt decorations to spines. Red and black leather title labels with gilt titles to spines. Original covers scuffed and slightly worn at edges and corners. Slight damage to front endpapers where a bookplate has been removed and replaced by a slightly smaller one. Last two pages of Vol II detached. Contents very clean and bright. A handsome set.

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EXCURSIONS IN THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Cromwell.
Stock no. 813542
Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme And Brown. 1818. Almost very good condition.

Comprising a Brief Historical and Topographical Delineation of Every Town and Village; Together With Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Every Other Interesting Objects of Curiosity. Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller and Tourist. Two volumes. Brown spines and corners. Marbled boards, edges and endpapers. 100 b/w plates including 2 maps and 2 illustrated title pages. 5.75" by 8.75". Book: all plates present. Inscription in ink to first blank page of Volume I. Spine edges rubbed. Boards lightly rubbed. A few scattered foxspots but in general contents clean and bright. REDUCE FROM £320.

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LANCASHIRE ILLUSTRATED
Written by William H. Pyne; D. Wylie. Illustrated by S. Austin; J. Harwood; G. Pyne; C. Pyne.
Stock no. 811417
Published by H. Fisher, Son And Jackson. 1831. Good condition.

Large format. 11.5 x 9". Three-quarter burgundy leather binding. Gilt titles and decorations to spine. Marbled endpapers. 52 plates, each with two b/w views plus engraved title page. Lancashire Illustrated in a Series of Views, showing Towns, Public Buildings, Streets, Docks, Churches, Antiquities, Abbeys, Castles, Seats of the Nobility Etc. Engraved on Steel by Robert Wallis. Book: all plates present. Front joint broken. Some foxing throughout. Spine edges rubbed. Corners worn.

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LE THEATRE DE MONSIEUR DE MARIVAUX
Written by Monsieur De Marivaux.
Stock no. 810343
Published by Arkstee & Merkus. 1754. Almost very good condition.

Four volumes. Small format. 5.5 x 3 inches. Full tree calf binding. Raised bands, gilt titles and decorations to spines. B/w frontis to each volume. Title pages in red and black with b/w vignette. Title label missing from Volume 4. Spine edges slightly cracked. A nice set.

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FURNESS PAST AND PRESENT ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES
Written by George Markham Tweddell.
Stock no. 628348
Published by J. Richardson. 1st 1870. Very good condition.

Two volumes. Large format. 11 x 8.5 inches. Black leather spine and corners. Raised bands, gilt titles to spine. 16 b/w plates, 4 coloured title pages, 50 beautiful colour plates, 2 double-page colour plates, 1 colour map, 1 double-page colour map plus b/w text illustrations. Marbled endpapers and edges. Both volumes have been professionally rebacked with original spines laid down. Some light foxing to plate margins. Overall a very handsome set.

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THE HISTORY OF THE CITY OF GLASGOW AND SUBURBS
Written by James Denholm.
Stock no. 809854
Published by A. Macgoun. 1804. Very good condition.

To Which is Added a Sketch of a Tour to the Principal Scotch and English Lakes. Leather spine and corners. Marbled boards. 15 b/w plates. All edges gilt. x + 608 pages. Book: all plates present. Oval stamp to title page else contents very good. Rebacked in leather with new front corners, retaining original spine laid down. Boards rubbed with some loss of colour.

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A COLLECTION OF COATS OF ARMS BORNE BY THE NOBILITY AND GENTRY OF THE COUNTY OF GLOCESTER
No author listed.
Stock no. 628236
Published by J. Good. 1792. Almost very good condition.

Leather spine and corners. Gilt title to spine. 7 pages list of subscribers; 49 pages of text; 62 b/w heraldic plates with typically 6 images per plate. Marbled edges and endpapers. Large format, 12 x 9.5 inches. Book: all plates present. Title page browned. Some scattered foxing throughout. Plates in general clean and bright. Spine has 3 inch crack at base. Spine rubbed, corners worn. REDUCED FROM £440.

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