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Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, Auction at the Talbot Stillorgan Hotel, Dublin. Live Webcast Auction 04 Dec 2018 10:00 GMT

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Dublin, Co. Dublin

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  • Dublin
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  • A94 V6K5
  • Ireland

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Darwin (Chas.) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, L. 1861. Third Edn., hf.

Lot 1

Darwin (Chas.) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, L. 1861. Third Edn., hf. title; also The Formation of Vegetable Mould, L. 1...

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Military: Paget (Capt. Guy) History of the 7th (Service) Northampton Regiment,...

Lot 2

Military: Paget (Capt. Guy) History of the 7th (Service) Northampton Regiment,... and its Records from the Formation until it proceeded on Active ...

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Belcham - Essays, Philosophical, Historical and Literary, 4 vols. 12mo D. 1790. Cont.

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Belcham - Essays, Philosophical, Historical and Literary, 4 vols. 12mo D. 1790. Cont. tree calf, mor. labels; Dialogues of the Dead, 12mo D. (Oli ...

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Hogan (Rev. Ed.) The History of the Irish Wolfdog, 12mo D. 1897, First Edn.

Lot 4

Hogan (Rev. Ed.) The History of the Irish Wolfdog, 12mo D. 1897, First Edn., frontis & plts; also The Irish People, Their Height, Form and Strengt...

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Italian Travel: Artaria (F. & Sons) Nouveau Guide du Voyageur en Italia, 8vo Milan 1841. Sixth, hf.

Lot 5

Italian Travel: Artaria (F. & Sons) Nouveau Guide du Voyageur en Italia, 8vo Milan 1841. Sixth, hf. title, 2 lg. folding map (1 hd. cold. in outli...

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Dickie (G.) A Flora of Ulster and Botanists Guide to The North of Ireland, 8vo, Belfast (C.

Lot 6

Dickie (G.) A Flora of Ulster and Botanists Guide to The North of Ireland, 8vo, Belfast (C. Aitchison) 1864, First Edn., rebacked cloth. Scarce. (...

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Taplin (Wm.) The Gentleman's Stable Directory: or, Modern System of Farriery, 2 vols. 8vo L. & D.

Lot 7

Taplin (Wm.) The Gentleman's Stable Directory: or, Modern System of Farriery, 2 vols. 8vo L. & D. Reprinted 1790., 2 hf. titles, cont. full calf, ...

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Comerford (T.) The History of Ireland, sm. 8vo D. (L. Flin) 1755. First Edn.

Lot 8

Comerford (T.) The History of Ireland, sm. 8vo D. (L. Flin) 1755. First Edn., later quarter calf; Wynne (J. Huddlestone) A General History of Irel...

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[Guarino] El Pastor Fido, Poema de Baptista Guarino, Trans. by Dona Isabel Correa, sm.

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[Guarino] El Pastor Fido, Poema de Baptista Guarino, Trans. by Dona Isabel Correa, sm. 8vo Amsterdam 1694. Errata leaf, inscribed on t.p. by a Wat...

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Moore (Thomas) The Life and Death of Lord Edward Fitzgerald, 2 vols. L. 1831. First Edn., 2 hf.

Lot 10

Moore (Thomas) The Life and Death of Lord Edward Fitzgerald, 2 vols. L. 1831. First Edn., 2 hf. titles, 2 frontis (port. & fold. map) cont. hf. mo...

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[Alexander (James)] An Amusing Summer Companion to Glanmire, near Cork: ..

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[Alexander (James)] An Amusing Summer Companion to Glanmire, near Cork: .. of that Beautiful Village .. Surrounding Country;.. the Inhabitants, [e...

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Wilson (W.) The Post Chaise Companion or Travellers Directory through Ireland, 8vo, D.

Lot 12

Wilson (W.) The Post Chaise Companion or Travellers Directory through Ireland, 8vo, D. 1786, First, frontis, engd. t.p., dedit., advert, list of s...

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Kelly (Michael) Reminiscences of Michael Kelly of the King's Theatre,... 2 vols. 8vo L. 1826.

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Kelly (Michael) Reminiscences of Michael Kelly of the King's Theatre,... 2 vols. 8vo L. 1826. First Edn. port. frontis Vol. I, 2pps. engraved musi...

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Wilde (Oscar) De Profundis, 8vo L. (Mathuen) 1905. First Edn., lacks hf. title, top edge gilt, orig.

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Wilde (Oscar) De Profundis, 8vo L. (Mathuen) 1905. First Edn., lacks hf. title, top edge gilt, orig. blue cloth with gilt design by Chas. Ricketts...

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Irish Maps: Duncan (Wm.) Ireland Showing the Several Counties, Large Rivers, Canals etc., engd. hd.

Lot 15

Irish Maps: Duncan (Wm.) Ireland Showing the Several Counties, Large Rivers, Canals etc., engd. hd. cold. map, linen backed Dublin Castle 1848, a...

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Irish Maps: Cary (John) New Map of Ireland, fold. linen backed map, hd. cold. in outline, approx.

Lot 16

Irish Maps: Cary (John) New Map of Ireland, fold. linen backed map, hd. cold. in outline, approx. 30" x 25", in orig. boards folder, ptd. label; a...

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Irish Maps: Curry (Wm.

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Irish Maps: Curry (Wm.) publisher, County of Wicklow, engraved by Sidney Hall from the Original Survey For Baldwin & Craddock D. 1834. Engd. fold....

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[Defoe (Daniel)] La Vita e le Avventure di Robinsone Crusoe, Storia Galante 4 vols. sm.

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[Defoe (Daniel)] La Vita e le Avventure di Robinsone Crusoe, Storia Galante 4 vols. sm. 8vo Naples 1815. Engd. frontis. Vol. I, uncut, orig. paper...

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de Genlis (Mme.) Les Chevaliers du Cygne ou La Cour de Charlemagne, 3 vols.

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de Genlis (Mme.) Les Chevaliers du Cygne ou La Cour de Charlemagne, 3 vols. 12mo Hamburg 1795; also Le Siege de La Rochelle, ou Le Malheur et La C...

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Travel - Schouten (G.) Voyage de Gautier Schouten aux Indes Orientales..

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Travel - Schouten (G.) Voyage de Gautier Schouten aux Indes Orientales.. 1658 & fini l'an 1665, 2 vols. 12mo Rouen 1725. Two engd. add. titles red...

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Illustrations by Jack B. Yeats [Yeats (Jack B.

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Illustrations by Jack B. Yeats[Yeats (Jack B.)] Reynolds (John Hamilton) The Fancy, With a Prefatory Memoir and Notes by John Masefield and Thirte...

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Anon: Suggestions Submitted to the Consideration of the Nobility...

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Anon: Suggestions Submitted to the Consideration of the Nobility... of Ireland, Anxious to support unemployed People, ... also Arguments in Favour...

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Lambert (Joseph) Observations on the Rural Affairs of Ireland; or a Practical Treatise on Farming,

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Lambert (Joseph) Observations on the Rural Affairs of Ireland; or a Practical Treatise on Farming, Planting and Gardening.. sm. 8vo D. 1829. First...

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Cooke (Thos. Lalor) The Early History of the Town of Birr, or Parsonstown, 8vo D. 1875. First Edn.

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Cooke (Thos. Lalor) The Early History of the Town of Birr, or Parsonstown, 8vo D. 1875. First Edn. Thus, orig. portrait photo frontis, list of su...

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Female Writers: Johnston (Jennifer) How Many Miles to Babylon, L. 1974. First Edn., & The Gates, L.

Lot 25

Female Writers: Johnston (Jennifer) How Many Miles to Babylon, L. 1974. First Edn., & The Gates, L. 1974, both Signed Copies, orig. d.w.'s; Bowen ...

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Binding: Stokes (Margaret) Early Christian Art in Ireland, In Two Parts, 8vo L. 1887. Illus.

Lot 26

Binding: Stokes (Margaret) Early Christian Art in Ireland, In Two Parts, 8vo L. 1887. Illus. thro-out, in recent full vellum with Celtic design an...

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Campbell Foster (Thos.) Letters on the Conditions of The People of Ireland, 8vo L. 1847. Second Edn.

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Campbell Foster (Thos.) Letters on the Conditions of The People of Ireland, 8vo L. 1847. Second Edn., fold. map, orig. cloth, v. good; also Analys...

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Patterson (Wm.) Observations on the Climate of Ireland, and Researches..

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Patterson (Wm.) Observations on the Climate of Ireland, and Researches.. with Thoughts on Some Branches of Rural Economy, ... 8vo D 1804. First Ed...

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Smith (Charles) The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Cork, 2 vols. 8vo D. 1774.

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Smith (Charles) The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Cork, 2 vols. 8vo D. 1774. Second Edn., port. frontis Vol. I lg. fold. Cou...

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Smith (Charles) The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Waterford, 8vo D. 1746.

Lot 30

Smith (Charles) The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Waterford, 8vo D. 1746. First Edn., list of subscribers, lg. fold. engd. m...

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O'Brien (Flann) The Hard Life, Lond. 1961, First Edn.,; The Third Policeman, L. 1967. First Edn.

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O'Brien (Flann) The Hard Life, Lond. 1961, First Edn.,; The Third Policeman, L. 1967. First Edn., both orig. d.w.'s; also At Swim Two Birds, N.Y. ...

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Toibin (Colm) The South, 8vo L. (Serpentstail) 1990. First Edn.

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Toibin (Colm) The South, 8vo L. (Serpentstail) 1990. First Edn. of the Author's First Book, published in paperback. V. Good; Banville (John) Shrou...

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Rare First Editions - Brian Moore [Brian Moore] - Bryan (Michael) Intent to Kill,

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Rare First Editions - Brian Moore[Brian Moore] - Bryan (Michael) Intent to Kill, 8vo Dell First Edition, N. York 1956. The Authors First Book, pic...

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All Signed First Editions Mac Laverty (Bernard) Secrets and Other Stories, Belfast 1979; Lamb,

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All Signed First EditionsMac Laverty (Bernard) Secrets and Other Stories, Belfast 1979; Lamb, Belfast & L. 1980; A Time to Dance and other Stories...

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Macken (Walter) Brown Lord of the Mountain, L. 1967; also The Silent People, L.

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Macken (Walter) Brown Lord of the Mountain, L. 1967; also The Silent People, L. 1962, both First Edns., & orig. pict. d.w.'s; Plunkett (James) The...

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Monteath (Robert) A New and Easy System of Draining and Reclaiming The Bogs and Marshes of Ireland,

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Monteath (Robert) A New and Easy System of Draining and Reclaiming The Bogs and Marshes of Ireland, with plans for improving waste lands in genera...

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Swift (Jonathan) A Tale of a Tub, 8vo D. (G.

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Swift (Jonathan) A Tale of a Tub, 8vo D. (G. Faulkner) 1769, calf backed boards; also Letters Written by the late Jonathan Swift, D.D., by John Ha...

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Ryland (Rev. R.H.

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Ryland (Rev. R.H.) The History, Topography and Antiquities of the County and City of Waterford, 8vo L. 1824. First Edn., lg. fold. hd. cold. map, ...

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Murdoch (Patrick) An Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries in Four Books by Colin

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Murdoch (Patrick) An Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries in Four Books by Colin Mac Laurin, thick 8vo L. 1750, Second Edn. hf...

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Sheridan (Chas. Francis) A History of the late Revolution in Sweden, 8vo D. 1778 First Edn., cont.

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Sheridan (Chas. Francis) A History of the late Revolution in Sweden, 8vo D. 1778 First Edn., cont. mottled calf,mor. label. Good. (1)

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Webb (Wm.) An Analysis of the History and Antiquities of Ireland, Prior to the Fifth Century. 8vo D.

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Webb (Wm.) An Analysis of the History and Antiquities of Ireland, Prior to the Fifth Century. 8vo D. 1791. First Edn., cont. mottled calf, dble gi...

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Burton (Richard) The History of the Kingdom of Ireland, 4to Westminster 1811. Wd. cut port.

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Burton (Richard) The History of the Kingdom of Ireland, 4to Westminster 1811. Wd. cut port. frontis red & bl. title, & with one lg. wd.-cut port. ...

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Darwin (Erasmus) Zoonomia; or The Laws of Organic Life, 2 vols. 8vo D. 1800. Some cold. plts., cont.

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Darwin (Erasmus) Zoonomia; or The Laws of Organic Life, 2 vols. 8vo D. 1800. Some cold. plts., cont. full calf, stained. (2)

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Co.

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Co. Kilkenny: Mongan (James) A Report of the Trials of John Kennedy, John Ryan, and William Voss for the Murder of Edmund Butler, at Carrickshock,...

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Caulfield (Richard) The Council Book of the Corporation of Youghal, thick sq. 8vo Guildford 1878.

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Caulfield (Richard) The Council Book of the Corporation of Youghal, thick sq. 8vo Guildford 1878. First Edn., fold. map,; also 9 plts. & text illu...

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Praeger (R.L.) The Irish Naturalist: A Monthly Journal of Gen. Irish Natural History, Vol.

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Praeger (R.L.) The Irish Naturalist: A Monthly Journal of Gen. Irish Natural History, Vol. 1 - VI, together 6 vols. D. 1892 - 1897, illus. thro-ou...

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Praeger (R. Lloyd) Irish Topographical Botany, D. 1901. First Edn., lg. fold. cold.

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Praeger (R. Lloyd) Irish Topographical Botany, D. 1901. First Edn., lg. fold. cold. map, & 5 others sim; Mac Carthy (T. Henry) Leading Cases in La...

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Daniel (Rev. W.B.) Rural Sports, 3 vols. roy 8vo L. 1812. 3 engd. titles, numerous fold.

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Daniel (Rev. W.B.) Rural Sports, 3 vols. roy 8vo L. 1812. 3 engd. titles, numerous fold. & other plts., cont. hf. green mor. mor. labels; Hawker (...

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Harvey (Wm. Henry) A Manual of the British Marine Algae, 8vo L. 1849. Second, port.

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Harvey (Wm. Henry) A Manual of the British Marine Algae, 8vo L. 1849. Second, port. frontis & 27 hand cold. plts., advert leaf at end, orig. cloth...

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Irish Genealogy: The Peerage of Ireland,

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Irish Genealogy: The Peerage of Ireland, A Genealogical and Historical Account of All the Peers of that Kingdom. 2 vols. roy 8vo L. 1768. First Ed...

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Authors Presentation Copy Smith (James Edw.) Flora Britannica, 3 vols. roy 8vo L. 1800 - 1804.

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Authors Presentation CopySmith (James Edw.) Flora Britannica, 3 vols. roy 8vo L. 1800 - 1804. First Edn. Inscribed by Author on front loose blank,...

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Paterson (Lt. Col.) A New and Accurate Description of all the..

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Paterson (Lt. Col.) A New and Accurate Description of all the.. Roads in England and Wales, and Part of ... Scotland, L. 1808; and The Cambrian Tr...

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Anon: An Entire and Complete History Political and Personal of The Boroughs of Great Britain,

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Anon: An Entire and Complete History Political and Personal of The Boroughs of Great Britain, 3 vols. 8vo L. 1792. First Edn., 3 hf. titles, cont....

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de Mirabeau (Count) Enquires concerning Lettres de Cachet,

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de Mirabeau (Count) Enquires concerning Lettres de Cachet, The Consequences of Arbitrary Imprisonment, and A History of the Inconveniences, Distre...

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Dutens (M.L.) trans.

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Dutens (M.L.) trans. by Highmore (John) Journal of Travers made through the Principal Cities of Europe, 8vo L. 1782. Hf. title, last page of Appen...

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Bewick (Thomas) A History of British Birds, 2 vols. 8vo Newcastle 1832. Vignette titles & wd.

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Bewick (Thomas) A History of British Birds, 2 vols. 8vo Newcastle 1832. Vignette titles & wd. cut illus. thro-out, cont. hf. mor. V. clean copy. (...

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Denholm (James) The History of the City of Glasgow and Suburbs, thick 8vo Glasgow 1804. Third, lg.

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Denholm (James) The History of the City of Glasgow and Suburbs, thick 8vo Glasgow 1804. Third, lg. fold. plan, fold. map & 12 engd. plts. 1 page t...

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With fine hand-coloured Plates Westwood (J.O.

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With fine hand-coloured PlatesWestwood (J.O.) The Butterflies of Great Britain with Their Transformations, sm. folio L. 1887. Hd. cold. frontis & ...

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Cleland (John) Fanny Hill Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, sm. folio L. (Luxor Press) 1963. Engd.

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Cleland (John) Fanny Hill Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, sm. folio L. (Luxor Press) 1963. Engd. frontis, port. vignette, uncut, red gilt decor. c...

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Mahon (Derek) Somewhere the Wave, illus. by Bernadette Kiely, roy 8vo Gallery 2007. Signed Lim. Edn.

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Mahon (Derek) Somewhere the Wave, illus. by Bernadette Kiely, roy 8vo Gallery 2007. Signed Lim. Edn. No. 194 (450), cloth; Wayside Shrines, illus....

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