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Written by Alfred Thornton.
Stock no. 1821833
Published by Thomas Kelly. 1st 1822. Almost very good condition.

Containing his Life in London, or, A True Picture of the British Metropolis. Second Volume only but complete in itself. An imitation of Egans's 'Life in London'. Full leather, burgundy title blocks and gilt titles with Raised bands to spine. 16 hand-coloured plates. Boards heavily rubbed and scuffed, corners worn. Front and rear hinge cracked but the binding is nice and tight. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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Written by Henry Sharpe Horsley.
Stock no. 1315143
Published by Thomas Kelly. 1st 1827. Good condition.

Small format. 3/4 leather binding with gilt title and vignettes to spine, marble-effect boards. Containing a Series of Poems and Essays on Natural, Moral and Religious Subjects... To Which is Prefixed and Affectionate Address on the Duties and Obligations They Owe to God and Their Parents. Illustrated with upwards of 150 b/w engravings. xxxviii + 224 pages; 192 pages + 3 page plate list plus 1 page booklist. This is volume 1 only, volume 2 is "The Good Child's Reward". Spine and corners worn. Covers are very scuffed. Joints are cracked but binding is firm. Some page browning, grubby fingermarks and light foxing.

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Written by Richard Elsam.
Stock no. 1712337
Published by Thomas Kelly. 1825. Fair condition.

10.5 x 8.5 inches. Brown leather spine and corners. 6 b/w plates. No author mentioned but believed to be Richard Elsam. The Practical Builder's Perpetual Price-Book; Elucidating the Principles of Correctly Ascertaining the Average Value of the Different Artificer's Works Usually Employed in Buildings; With the Customs of Measuring and Valueing in the Various Parts of the United Kingdom. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper which is also part detached from binding. Endpapers foxed. Front board detached. Boards worn with loss of colour. Base of spine chipped with loss. Corners bumped and worn. The plate descriptions on page 160 are slightly confusing and it could be argued that there should be 8 plates in this volume, but only 6 are bound in and none appear to have been removed. Opposite the frontis appears to be the half-title page with no title page present, we believe this is the way this copy was bound.

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Written by Thomas Bartlett.
Stock no. 686649
Published by Thomas Kelly. Circa 1858. Fair condition.

Containing English Grammar, Writing, Arithmetic, Book-Keeping, Drawing and Perspective, Geography, Astronomy, Natural Philosophy, History, Natural History, Chronology etc. Full brown leather binding. B/w plates. 752 pages includes index. 9 plates (of 10) present. Joints split and repaired with cloth. Boards badly worn and chipped. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Pages browned.

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