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Macquoid (Percy) A History of English Furniture. The Medici Society, 1925-8. Folio (4 vols). Org.

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Macquoid (Percy) A History of English Furniture. The Medici Society, 1925-8. Folio (4 vols). Org. red cloth in worn jackets; lavishly illustrated ...

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De Rossi, Giovanni Gherardo Vita di Angelica Kauffmann. Frirenze/; Molini, Landi e Comp., 1810 [

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De Rossi, Giovanni Gherardo Vita di Angelica Kauffmann. Frirenze/; Molini, Landi e Comp., 1810 [1811]. 8vo, paper wrappers; pp. viii, 116, [2]; po...

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The Historic Gallery of Portraits and Paintings; or Biographical Review. Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe,

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The Historic Gallery of Portraits and Paintings; or Biographical Review. Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1807. 4to (7 vols). Green cloth, paper labels o...

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Page, Camille La Coutellerie. Laffitte Reprints, 1994. 4to (6 vols). Faux-crushed morocco, spines

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Page, Camille La Coutellerie. Laffitte Reprints, 1994. 4to (6 vols). Faux-crushed morocco, spines and upper boards lettered in gilt; numerous plat...

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Trade catalogues, mainly late-19th and early-20th century, for metal work, cutlery and similar

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Trade catalogues, mainly late-19th and early-20th century, for metal work, cutlery and similar trades, mainly English, French and German with some...

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Rackham, Bernard Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection of Pottery & Porcelain. Cambridge: CUP,

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Rackham, Bernard Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection of Pottery & Porcelain. Cambridge: CUP, 1935. Folio (2 vols). Org. cloth and djs; full colou...

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Westwood, Kenneth Thomas Sidney Cooper, C.V.O., R.A. His Life and Work. David Leathers Publishing,

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Westwood, Kenneth Thomas Sidney Cooper, C.V.O., R.A. His Life and Work. David Leathers Publishing, 2011. Folio (2 vols). Org. cloth in djs, in sli...

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Palladio, Andrea; Richards, Godfrey (trans) The First Book of Architecture...Translated out of

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Palladio, Andrea; Richards, Godfrey (trans) The First Book of Architecture...Translated out of Italian: With an Appendix Touching Doors and Window...

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Howgrave, Francis An Essay of the Ancient and Present State of Stamford. Stamford: Printed for

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Howgrave, Francis An Essay of the Ancient and Present State of Stamford. Stamford: Printed for John Clarke at the Bible in Cornhil, London; and Wi...

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Bailey, David & Evans, Peter Goodbye Baby & Amen. Coward-McCann, 1969. Folio, org. cloth in

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Bailey, David & Evans, Peter Goodbye Baby & Amen. Coward-McCann, 1969. Folio, org. cloth in unclipped jacket. First American edition. The thick bl...

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Onwhyn, Thomas Glass of Grog. Read & Co., 1853. 12mo, 10-leaves, concertina-folded between boards,

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Onwhyn, Thomas Glass of Grog. Read & Co., 1853. 12mo, 10-leaves, concertina-folded between boards, upper board with paper label duplicating first ...

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Richards, Frank [Hamilton, Charles] Billy Bunter and related books. A selection of various

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Richards, Frank [Hamilton, Charles] Billy Bunter and related books. A selection of various editions of Bunter books, including 16 first editions a...

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Cottingley Fairies Interest Wright (Elsie) Two watercolours, one signed Elsie Wright 1918 and one

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Cottingley Fairies Interest Wright (Elsie) Two watercolours, one signed Elsie Wright 1918 and one Elsie Hill 1948 (Elsie's married name), both fra...

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Omar Khayyam The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Singapore: Lotus Library Publications, [c.1911]. 4to,

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Omar Khayyam The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Singapore: Lotus Library Publications, [c.1911]. 4to, org. cloth-backed boards; 17 black and white illu...

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Benson, A.C. & Weaver, Sir Lawrence (ed.) The Book of the Queen's Dolls' House Vol. 1. Methuen &

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Benson, A.C. & Weaver, Sir Lawrence (ed.) The Book of the Queen's Dolls' House Vol. 1. Methuen & Co., 1924. 4to, org. linen-backed boards, spine w...

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Hartley, Marie The Yorkshire Dales and The Yorkshire Dales - A Further Selection. Otley: Smith

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Hartley, Marie The Yorkshire Dales and The Yorkshire Dales - A Further Selection. Otley: Smith Settle, 1989-91. 4to (2 vols). Buckram-backed patte...

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Catherine of Wickham [Catherine Gladstone Stewart] Two unpublished manuscript fairy tales. The Fairy

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Catherine of Wickham [Catherine Gladstone Stewart] Two unpublished manuscript fairy tales. The Fairy Tale of the Ugly King, 1863, pp. 225 and Prin...

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BB [Watkin-Pitchford, D.J.] The Little Grey Men; The Idle Countryman; Brendon Chase; The Wayfaring

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BB [Watkin-Pitchford, D.J.] The Little Grey Men; The Idle Countryman; Brendon Chase; The Wayfaring Tree; The Fisherman's Bedside Book. Eyre and Sp...

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Early 19th-century Children's Literature Lives of Learned and Eminent Men, taken from Authentic

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Early 19th-century Children's Literature Lives of Learned and Eminent Men, taken from Authentic Sources, Adapted to the Use of Children of Four Ye...

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Roberts, Victoria ''Your Waterloo! Your Waterloo! What about my Waterloo?''. Watercolour on paper,

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Roberts, Victoria ''Your Waterloo! Your Waterloo! What about my Waterloo?''. Watercolour on paper, signed Victoria Roberts, framed and glazed. Rob...

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Lithgow, John The Retreat from Moscow, 2003. Cartoon, framed and glazed. Produced by actor John

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Lithgow, John The Retreat from Moscow, 2003. Cartoon, framed and glazed. Produced by actor John Lithgow for Dame Eileen Atkins to commemorate thei...

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Ramsey, Remak Pencil Drawing of Roses, 1990, framed and glazed. Dedicated from Remak to 'darlin'

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Ramsey, Remak Pencil Drawing of Roses, 1990, framed and glazed. Dedicated from Remak to 'darlin' Eileen [Dame Eileen Atkins] - a real English rose...

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Milne, A.A. When We Were Very Young, Winnie-the-Pooh, Now We Are Six, House at Pooh Corner.

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Milne, A.A. When We Were Very Young, Winnie-the-Pooh, Now We Are Six, House at Pooh Corner. Methuen & Co., 1928. 8vo (4 vols). Uniformly bound in ...

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Andersen (Hans) Stories from Hans Andersen with Illustrations by Edmund Dulac, Hodder and Stoughton,

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Andersen (Hans) Stories from Hans Andersen with Illustrations by Edmund Dulac, Hodder and Stoughton, 1911, quarto, 28 mounted colour plates after ...

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Potter (Beatrix) Ginger and Pickles, 1909, first edition, original cloth; idem, The Roly Poly

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Potter (Beatrix) Ginger and Pickles, 1909, first edition, original cloth; idem, The Roly Poly Pudding, 1908, first edition, second issue (1908 dat...

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Barrie, J.M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. Hodder & Stoughton, [c.1910]. 8vo, org. green cloth,

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Barrie, J.M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. Hodder & Stoughton, [c.1910]. 8vo, org. green cloth, upper board with central gilt image, spine lett...

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Milne, A.A. When We Were Very Young. Methuen & Co., 1925. 8vo, org. publisher's limp calf gilt, a.

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Milne, A.A. When We Were Very Young. Methuen & Co., 1925. 8vo, org. publisher's limp calf gilt, a.e.g., pictorial endpapers, red silk marker (deta...

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Milne, A.A. Winnie-the-Pooh. Methuen & Co., 'First published in 1926'. 8vo, org. publisher's limp

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Milne, A.A. Winnie-the-Pooh. Methuen & Co., 'First published in 1926'. 8vo, org. publisher's limp blue leather gilt, a.e.g., map endpapers, blue s...

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Riley, Harold Street Dogs. Riley, 1985. 8vo, org. wrappers; illus by Riley. Signed by Riley on the

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Riley, Harold Street Dogs. Riley, 1985. 8vo, org. wrappers; illus by Riley. Signed by Riley on the title page and ffep with an original drawing of...

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Thompson, Geoff Two cartoons: ''Royal Ascot'' and ''Just a pile of old bricks posing as an art

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Thompson, Geoff Two cartoons: ''Royal Ascot'' and ''Just a pile of old bricks posing as an art gallery'', original pen and ink with slight correct...

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Spectator Four cartoons by Spectator contributors Dish, Rob Murray, RGJ, and McClachlan, original

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Spectator Four cartoons by Spectator contributors Dish, Rob Murray, RGJ, and McClachlan, original pen and ink, framed and glazed ...[more]

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Cartoons Four newspaper cartoons, original pen and ink, framed and glazed

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Cartoons Four newspaper cartoons, original pen and ink, framed and glazed ...[more]

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Cartoons Four newspaper cartoons, original pen and ink, framed and glazed

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Cartoons Four newspaper cartoons, original pen and ink, framed and glazed ...[more]

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Prince Philip Royal Household Mail. One ALS and two TLS ('Philip') with a Christmass card (signed

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Prince PhilipRoyal Household Mail. One ALS and two TLS ('Philip') with a Christmass card (signed 'Philip' and in Greek at the bottom) to Revd. H.M...

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Prince Philip Royal Household Mail. Seven ALS ('Philip') to Revd and Mrs Taylor sent during the

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Prince Philip Royal Household Mail. Seven ALS ('Philip') to Revd and Mrs Taylor sent during the Duke's naval career, dated 1933-1950. The first fo...

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Prince Philip Royal Household Mail. Nine Christmass cards signed 'Philip' to Revd and Mrs Taylor,

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Prince Philip Royal Household Mail. Nine Christmass cards signed 'Philip' to Revd and Mrs Taylor, and one signed 'Elizabeth' as well, with photogr...

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Prince Philip Royal Household Mail. A collection of letters signed 'Philip' (mainly typed) to

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Prince Philip Royal Household Mail. A collection of letters signed 'Philip' (mainly typed) to Jimmy Taylor relating to Taylor's time with RAF 16 S...

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Prince Philip A collection of 22 letters, mainly typed, with envelopes and most signed 'Philip' (

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Prince Philip A collection of 22 letters, mainly typed, with envelopes and most signed 'Philip' (though some are fully typed) to Jimmy Taylor, WWI...

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Smith, F.E., Earl of Birkenhead The World in 2030. Hodder & Stoughton, 1930. Org. black cloth,

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Smith, F.E., Earl of Birkenhead The World in 2030. Hodder & Stoughton, 1930. Org. black cloth, lettered in red; 8 plates after E. McKnight Kauffer...

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Thackeray (W M) Vanity Fair. Hodder & Stoughton, [1913]. 4to, org. decorative cloth in glassine

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Thackeray (W M) Vanity Fair. Hodder & Stoughton, [1913]. 4to, org. decorative cloth in glassine wrapper, in org. box; illus. by Lewis Baumer.. Bo...

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Queen Alexandra Autograph letters signed 'Alexandra' to 'Leila' [Evelyn, Countess Blucher], together

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Queen Alexandra Autograph letters signed 'Alexandra' to 'Leila' [Evelyn, Countess Blucher], together with envelopes, addressed to 'Countess Bluche...

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Epictetus Manuale di Epitteto Filosofo. Roma: Angelo Bernabo, 1655. 12mo, full vellum, spine

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Epictetus Manuale di Epitteto Filosofo. Roma: Angelo Bernabo, 1655. 12mo, full vellum, spine lettered in ink; one eng. plate.. Binding a little d...

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Granger, James A Biographical History of England from Egbert the Great to the Revolution. T. Davies,

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Granger, James A Biographical History of England from Egbert the Great to the Revolution. T. Davies, 1769. 4to (4 vols). Full calf, spines with co...

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Commonplace and autograph book 1930s-40s commonplace book, some pages with quotations and signatures

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Commonplace and autograph book 1930s-40s commonplace book, some pages with quotations and signatures (likely mostly of classmates at St James' but...

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Schickard, Wilhelm Horologium Hebræum bound with Rota Hebræa. Typis Thomæ Paine: Venit apud

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Schickard, Wilhelm Horologium Hebræum bound with Rota Hebræa. Typis Thomæ Paine: Venit apud Philemonem Stephanum, & Christophorum Meredith sub leo...

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Five 18th-Century Italian books from the library of Francesco Berio, marchese di Salza Comprising

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Five 18th-Century Italian books from the library of Francesco Berio, marchese di Salza Comprising Porco, Filippo Storia Dell'Illustrisima Archicon...

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Legal Documents An impressive collection of legal instruments (c.100) dating from the 16th to the

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Legal Documents An impressive collection of legal instruments (c.100) dating from the 16th to the 19th century, many from the 17th and 18th, princ...

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Epicurus Morals. Printed for H. Herringman at the Blew Anchor in the Lower-Walk of the New-Exchange,

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Epicurus Morals. Printed for H. Herringman at the Blew Anchor in the Lower-Walk of the New-Exchange, 1670. Full calf; port. frontis.. Binding wor...

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Baron and Feme A Treatise of the Common Law concerning Husbands and Wives. Printed by Eliz. Nutt and

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Baron and Feme A Treatise of the Common Law concerning Husbands and Wives. Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling (Assigns of Edward Sayer, Esq., 1...

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Louis XIV Document signed 'Louis' in a possibly childish hand, granting tolls to the Comte de a

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Louis XIV Document signed 'Louis' in a possibly childish hand, granting tolls to the Comte de a Rocheguyon as Governor of Montreuil, 26th Dec 1645...

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Bridges, Charles Poems in Five Phases, Simpkin, Marshall, 1914 and Verse Voluntaries, Simpkin,

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Bridges, Charles Poems in Five Phases, Simpkin, Marshall, 1914 and Verse Voluntaries, Simpkin, Marshall, 1912 with Stuart, Muriel Christ at Carniv...

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Milton, John Paradise Lost. Glasgow: Robert Urie, 1752. 8vo, full calf; frontis., 12 plates. with

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Milton, John Paradise Lost. Glasgow: Robert Urie, 1752. 8vo, full calf; frontis., 12 plates. with Paradise Regained. Edinburgh: Alexander Donaldso...

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19th-Century Literature Anon Literary Diary, n.d. 8vo, half leather; pp. 378. A handwritten

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19th-Century Literature Anon Literary Diary, n.d. 8vo, half leather; pp. 378. A handwritten selection of quotations and similar recorded as an aid...

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Theroux, Paul Murder in Mount Holly. Alan Ross, 1969. 8vo, org. red boards in unclipped dj (25s).

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Theroux, Paul Murder in Mount Holly. Alan Ross, 1969. 8vo, org. red boards in unclipped dj (25s). First edition. A curiously scarce work, only pub...

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Herriot, James If Only They Could Talk. Michael Joseph, 1970. 8vo, org. cloth in unclipped dj (

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Herriot, James If Only They Could Talk. Michael Joseph, 1970. 8vo, org. cloth in unclipped dj (30s/£1.50). First edition.. Jacket edges creased ...

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MacKay, Charles Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions. Richard Bentley, 1841. 8vo (3 vols).

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MacKay, Charles Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions. Richard Bentley, 1841. 8vo (3 vols). Half leather over marbled boards by Charles Thurn...

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Du Choul, Guilielmo Veterum Romanorum religio, castrametatio, disciplina militaris ut & balneae.

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Du Choul, Guilielmo Veterum Romanorum religio, castrametatio, disciplina militaris ut & balneae. Ex antiquis numismatibus & lapidibus demonstrata....

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Aikin, Anna Laetitia Poems. Printed by Joseph Johnson, 1773. 4to, calf-backed marbled boards,

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Aikin, Anna Laetitia Poems. Printed by Joseph Johnson, 1773. 4to, calf-backed marbled boards, spine with contrasting morocco lettering-piece, red ...

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[Pezron, Paul] L'Antiquité des Tems Rétablie et Défenduë Contre Les Juifs & les Nouveaux

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[Pezron, Paul] L'Antiquité des Tems Rétablie et Défenduë Contre Les Juifs & les Nouveaux Chronologistes. Paris: Chez la veuve d'Edme Martin, Jean ...

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Hume, David An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals. Printed for A. Millar, over-against

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Hume, David An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals. Printed for A. Millar, over-against Catherine Street in the Strand, 1751. First editio...

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