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AGRICOLA (GIORGIUS) Opera... de l'arte de metalli partita in xii. libri, first Italian edition, translated by Michelangelo Florio, title with w...

ALBUM – NAPOLEONIC ERA & NOBILITY Album titled 'Lady/ Emily/ Bathurst's/ Scrap/ Book/ 1818', comprising some 20 watercolours and 70 drawings i...

AUDUBON (JOHN JAMES) The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories, 7 vol., fourth octavo edition, 500 han...

AUDUBON (JOHN JAMES) AND JOHN BACHMAN The Quadrupeds of North America, 3 vol., FIRST OCTAVO EDITION, half-title in volume 1 and 3, 155 hand-colo...

BOECKLER (GEORG ANDREAS) Theatrum machinarum novum, exhibens aquarias, alatas, iumentarias, manuarias, pedibus ac ponderibus versatiles, plures, e...

CANADA – GEORGE III Manuscript declaration headed 'The Humble Address of the Lieutenant Governor, Council and House of Assembly of Your Majesty's ...

[CHIPPENDALE (THOMAS) The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director. Being a Large Collection of the Most Elegant and Useful Designs of Household Fur...

COOKERY Manuscript culinary and medicinal recipe book, containing some 320 receipts written in several hands, many with donor identified, includin...

GEOGRAPHY - MANUSCRIPT TREATISE Manuscript treatise on world geography, 320 pages, ink on paper, in Italian (a few pages of French verses at end...

IRELAND - IRISH DEFENCE FORCES, CIVIL WAR AND EMIGRATION Album of approximately 200 private photographs, photo postcards, pictorial cards, and ass...

MARINONI (GIOVANNI GIACOMO) De astronomica specula domestica et organico apparatu astronomico libri duo, FIRST EDITION, engraved frontispiece by...

MATTIOLI (PIETRO ANDREA) De i discorsi di... nelli sei libri de Pedacio Dioscoride Anazarbeo, della materia medicinale, 2 vol., third Italian ed...

MUSIC - HAYDN HAYDN (JOSEPH) Dr Haydn's VI Original Canzonettas, for the Voice with an Accompaniment for the Piano-Forte [Hob XXVIa:25], FIRST EDI...

PLUTARCH Vitae... novissime post Jodocum Badius Ascensium longe diligentissime responsae... cum figuris, title printed in red and black with lar...

POMPONAZZI (PIETRO) Opera, without 2 blanks, title page repaired at gutter and lower edge, first and last few leaves browned and slightly chippe...

RAPHAEL [OTTAVIANI (GIOVANNI, engraver ) Loggie di Rafaele nel Vaticano, a series of 17 engraved plates, comprising: 2 plates of doors lettered...

SCHEDEL (HARTMANN) Liber chronicarum, FIRST EDITION, 325 leaves (of 326, without final blank), 65 lines plus headline, gothic letter, woodcut ti...

SOUTH SEA BUBBLE Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid, vertoonende de opkomst, voortgang en ondergang der Actie, Bubbel en Windnegotie, FIRST EDITION...

TOBACCO - VIRGINIA The Case of the Planters of Tobacco in Virginia, as Represented by Themselves, priced 1.s. on title-page, light dampstaining ...

TRAVEL DIARY - YORKSHIRE FAMILY IN EUROPE A Hand-book for Travellers on the Continent: Being a Guide through Holland, Belgium, Prussia and Norther...

WALL STREET [GREENE (ASA)] The Perils of Pearl Street, including a Taste of the Dangers of Wall Street. By a late Merchant, FIRST EDITION, first...

ANGLING RONALDS (ALFRED) The Fly-fisher's Entomology... Sixth Edition, 20 hand-coloured engraved plates, ownership inscription on half-title, L...

ANGLING VENABLES (ROBERT) The Experienc'd Angler: or, Angling Improv'd. Being A General Discourse of Angling, fifth edition, additional engraved...

BRYDEN (HENRY ANDERSON) Great and Small Game of Africa. An Account of the Distribution, Habits, and Natural History of the Sporting Mammals, with ...

DEMIDOFF (ELIM, PRINCE SAN DONATO) Hunting Trips in the Caucasus, 1898; After Wild Sheep in the Altai and Mongolia, 1900, FIRST EDITIONS, half-t...

DREW (FREDERIC) The Jummoo and Kashmir Territories. A Geographical Account, frontispiece, 4 mounted woodburytype plates of group types, 7 foldin...

LYDEKKER (RICHARD) The Deer of All Lands. A History of the Family Cervidae Living and Extinct, NUMBER 190 OF 500 COPIES, signed by the publisher...

LYDEKKER (RICHARD) Wild Oxen, Sheep and Goats of All Lands Living and Extinct, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 237 OF 500 COPIES, signed by the publisher,...

MARKHAM (FREDERICK) Shooting in the Himalayas. A Journal of Sporting Adventures and Travel in Chinese Tartary, Ladac, Thibet, Cashmere, &c., woo...

MILLAIS (JOHN GUILLE) Game Birds and Shooting-sketches; Illustrating the Habits, Modes of Capture, Stages of Plumage, and the Hybrids and Varietie...

PEASE (ALFRED E.) Travel & Sport in Africa, 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, half-titles, numerous coloured and photogravure plates, photographic illustra...

PEEL (CHARLES VICTOR ALEXANDER) Somaliland Being an Account of Two Expeditions into the Far Interior, one corner bumped [Czech p.127], Robinson...

POLLOCK (A.J.O.) Sporting Days in Southern India: Being Reminiscences of Twenty Trips in Pursuit of Big Game, Chiefly in the Madras Presidency, ...

POTOCKI (JOSEPH) Sport in Somaliland, Being an Account of a Hunting Trip in that Region, NUMBER 186 OF 200 COPIES signed by the publisher , tra...

ROOSEVELT (THEODORE) The Wilderness Hunter. An Account of the Big Game of the United States and its Chase with Horse, Hound, and Rifle, NUMBER 84 ...

ROOSEVELT (THEODORE) Hunting Trips of a Ranchman. Sketches of Sport on the Northern Cattle Plains, covers stained (heavier on lower cover), Keg...

TWEEDIE (WILLIAM) The Arabian Horse. His Country and People with Portraits of Typical or Famous Arabians, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 26 OF 100 LARGE PA...

WARD (ROWLAND) Horn Measurements and Weights of the Great Game of the World, 1892; Records of Big Game, third edition, 1899, Rowland Ward--GR...

CORNWALL MARTYN (JOHN) A New and Accurate Map of the County of Cornwall, from an actual Survey, FIRST EDITION, very large engraved folding map i...

DE WIT (FREDERICK) Atlas, engraved title-page depicting Atlas on top of the World and 103 double-page engraved maps COLOURED BY A CONTEMPORARY ...

IRELAND SPEED (JOHN) The Kingdome of Irland, with six costumed figures , Thomas Baskett and Richard Chiswell, [1676, or later]; The Province of C...

LONDON - 'WONDERGROUND MAP' [GILL (MACDONALD) The Wonderground Map of London], lithographed pictorial map printed in colours, the border with te...

LONDON - EAST END, 1703 GASCOYNE (JOEL) An Actuall Survey of the Parish of St Dunstan Stepney, alias Stebunheath, Being One of the Ten Parishes in...

MIDDLESEX SPEED (JOHN) Midle-Sex Described with the Most Famous Cities of London and Westminster, hand-coloured double-page engraved map, inset ...

ORTELIUS (ABRAHAM) Theatrum orbis terrarum, 2 parts in 1 vol. (including Synonymia), fourth Latin edition, engraved architectural title and 70 d...

PTOLEMAEUS (CLAUDIUS) Geographicae enarrationis libri octo, woodcut printer's device on title-page, double-column text with woodcut initials, wo...

SEUTTER (GEORG MATTHAUS) Atlas novus sive tabulae geographicae totius orbis faciem, partes, imperia, regna et provincias exhibentes..., engraved...

SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE Maps of the Society of the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 2 vol., 218 engraved maps (including 51 ...

WALKER (JOHN & CHARLES) The British Atlas Comprising Separate Maps of Every County in England, each Riding in Yorkshire and North and South Wales,...

HENRY VIII Letter signed and subscribed ('Vester bonus amicus Henry R') to Antoniotto Adorno, Duke of Genoa, in Latin, noting that he has heard o...

HENRY VIII – MINISTERS OF STATE Letter signed by Henry VIII's ministers of state, Charles Brandon, first Duke of Suffolk, Sir Thomas Lord Wriothe...

EDWARD VI Document bearing the King's stamped signature ['Edward'] at head and headed 'By the King', addressed to the Mayor and Sheriffs of the Co...

PHILIP II OF SPAIN Letter signed ('El Rey') as King of England ('Rey de Ingleterra') to Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Duke of Alva in his capacity a...

MARY I Letters Patent signed ('Marye the quene') at head and headed ('By the Queene'), to George Bredyman '...one of the gromes of our privie cha...

ELIZABETH I Warrant signed ('Elizabeth R') at head and headed 'By the Queene', to Valentyne Browne, Treasurer of Berwick, appointing William Drur...

ELIZABETH I - PRIVY COUNCIL & WALSINGHAM Document signed by eight members of Queen Elizabeth's Privy Council, Sir Nicholas Bacon (Lord Chancellor...

ELIZABETH I - PRIVY COUNCIL – LOW COUNTRIES Letter signed by five members of Queen Elizabeth's Privy Council, William Cecil, Lord Burghley (Lord ...

HENRI IV OF FRANCE Order signed ('Henry'), to the treasurer of the exchequer M. Estienne, in French, paying Seigneur de la Fontaine '...resident ...

CHARLES I - PRIVY COUNCIL Document signed by William Laud (Archbishop of Canterbury), John Montague, Earl of Manchester (Lord Privy Seal), Franci...

CROMWELL (OLIVER) Document in his name 'inrolled at Westminster before Oliver St. John & his associated Justices of the Comon Bench', being a ple...

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