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Rutter (J) DELINEATIONS OF THE NORTH WESTERN DIVISION OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET. And of its Antediluvian Bone Caverns, with A Geological Sketch of the District.
Printed and Published by the Author, Shaftesbury: Longman, Rees, and Co., London: 1829. Illustrated with 12 engraved and lithographed plates, folding coloured map, wood-cut vignettes, EXTRA ILLUSTRATED with the suite of 20 additional lithographed plates, xvi + (iv) + 349pp, later half calf, cloth boards, raised bands, leather label, usual occasional light spotting, some green tinged discolouration to calf on boards from the cloth, all edges gilt. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include SOMERSET - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-2606) £200.00
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Peach (R.E.M) GRAPHIC VIEWS IN BATH AND ITS VICINITY.
c.187- With an engraved vignette title and 37 steel engraved vignette views, oblong 8vo, 10pp of text, original cloth. A nice copy. Not in Green's Bibliotheca Somersetensis. The views, which usually include figures in the fore-ground, include:- Bath Abbey; Lansdown Crescent; Lansdown Tower (William Beckford's); Charlecombe Church; Royal Crescent; Widcombe Old Church; Partis College; Dundas Aqueduct, Claverton; Mill and Ferry, Bathampton; Military Female School, Lansdown; Sham Castle, etc., etc. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include SOMERSET - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-2577) £350.00
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Rees (Gareth) EARLY RAILWAY PRINTS A Social History of the Railways from 1825 to 1850.
Phaidon, Oxford: 1980. Numerous coloured and black and white plates, 128pp, oblong 8vo, couple of short tears to slightly creased dustwrapper. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-2239) £12.00
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Mackenzie (Ian) BRITISH PRINTS Dictionary and Price Guide.
First edition, Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk: 1987. Numerous coloured and black and white illusts, 359pp, dustwrapper. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-2210) £20.00
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Griffiths (S.Y), printer GRIFFITH'S NEW HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION OF CHELTENHAM. And Its Vicinity. Embellished with nearly 100 Highly finished Engravings from Drawings by the first Masters, Maps of the Town & County, From the latest Surveys.
First edition. Printed and Published by S.Y. Griffith & Co. Chronicle Office, Cheltenham: 1826. Numerous engraved views, bound without the view of Montpellier Baths, as usual, though with 21 engraved trade plates which are not called for in the list of plates bound in at rear, 4to, recent full morocco, raised bands, spine gilt tooled, marbled endpapers. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include GLOUCESTERSHIRE - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-1977) £325.00
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Griffith (S.Y) NEW HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION OF CHELTENHAM And Its Vicinity. Embellished with Copperplate Engravings And Maps of the Town and Vicinity from the latest Surveys Also a Plan of Pittville.
Printed and Published by S.Y. Griffith & Co. Chronicle Office. Cheltenham. 1826. 2 volumes, xi + 124pp and 288pp bound in 1, with engraved titles, 2 maps and a plan, 24 of 25 engraved views, lacking the second Pump Room plate as usual. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED with 27 engraved Trade Cards. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt lines, covers very slightly rubbed to edges, recased with later spine and endpapers, ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include GLOUCESTERSHIRE - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-1976) £195.00
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Masters (James) SHAFTESBURY The 'Shaston' of Thomas Hardy. Including fourteen wood engravings with a memoir of James Masters and the High House Press by John R. Biggs.
Shaftesbury: At the book in Hand. 1983. Illusts, (44)pp, dustwrapper. This is a reprint, with a memoir, of the edition published by The High House Press in 1932. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include DORSET - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-1770) £15.00
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Polwhele (Rev. R) THE HISTORY OF DEVONSHIRE.
Originally published Exeter: 1793-1806. Reprinted, Kohler and Coombes, Dorking: 1977. With 24 full page engraved plates and a large folding map by John Cary. With a very comprehensive and hitherto unpublished manuscript index included. Introduction specially written by A.L. Rowse. Folio, 3 volumes, neat repair to short tear to 1 dustwrapper. Includes a facsimile of the hitherto unpublished manuscript index compiled by the antiquary James Davidson, of Axminster. This index is more comprehensive than the one compiled by Polwhele. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include DEVON - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-1439) £350.00
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Stockdale (F.W.L) EXCURSIONS IN THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL, Comprising a Concise Historical and Topographical Delineation of the Principal Towns and Villages, together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry. Remains of Antiquity.....
First edition, London: Simpkin & Marshall, 1824. Frontis, engraved and printed title pages, a folding engraved map and 48 plates, xi + 171 + 8pp, early half calf, marbled boards, rubbed to edges, outer hinges split at head of spine for approx. 1", small portion missing from head of spine, leather label on spine, occasional foxing and off-setting, signs where label removed from front endpaper. Large paper copy. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include CORNWALL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-948) £155.00
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Gorham (George Cornelius) THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF EYNESBURY AND ST. NEOT'S, in Huntingdonshire; and of St. Neot's in the County of Cornwall: With Some Critical Remarks Respecting the Two Saxon Saints From Whom These Places Derived Their Names.
First edition. 1820. With an engraved frontis, 8 copper engraved plates and also wood engraved illustrations in the text, xii + 340pp, untrimmed in the original paper boards, label on spine slightly chipped at edges, otherwise a nice copy. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include CORNWALL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-607) £145.00
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Skelton (J) SKELTON'S ETCHINGS OF THE ANTIQUITIES OF BRISTOL from original Sketches by the late Hugh O'Neill.
Bristol: Davey and Muskett, (1825) With an engraved title page, and 43 of 55 engraved plates, 2pp, small folio, early half calf, marbled boards, edges rubbed, short splits to top outer hinges, ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-346) £55.00
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Nicholls (J.F) and Taylor (John) BRISTOL PAST AND PRESENT. Volume 2 - Ecclesiastical History.
Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith. 1881. Numerous wood-cut illustrations, volume 2 of 3 only, viii + 308pp, 4to, original cloth, covers slightly rubbed to edges, front inner hinge broken, rear inner hinge very pulled. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-273) £25.00
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Nicholls (J.F) and Taylor (John) BRISTOL PAST AND PRESENT. Volume 1 - Civil History.
Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith. 1881. Numerous wood-cut illustrations, volume 1 of 3 only, x + 318pp, 4to, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, rear outer hinge split for approx. half its length, inner hinges pulled, frontis loose, and slightly ragged, small amount of damage to engraved surface. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-272) £25.00
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Nicholls (J.F) and Taylor (John) BRISTOL PAST AND PRESENT.
Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith. 1881-1882. Numerous wood-cut illustrations, 3 volumes, bound in 2, x + 318pp and viii + 308pp and x + 356pp, 4to, early half calf, marbled boards and page edges, one volume neatly recased, retaining the original endpapers, slightly rubbed to edges, usual light foxing to front and rear. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-271) £125.00
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Nicholls (J.F) and Taylor (John) BRISTOL PAST AND PRESENT.
J.W. Arrowsmith, Bristol: 1881-1882. Numerous wood-cut illustrations, 3 volumes, x + 318pp and viii + 308pp and x + 356pp, original cloth, corners rubbed, inner hinges weak, short split to head of one outer hinge, two spines chipped at head, some light spotting to one rear board. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-270) £95.00
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Manby (G.W) FUGITIVE SKETCHES OF THE HISTORY AND NATURAL BEAUTIES OF CLIFTON AND THE HOT WELLS AND VICINITY.
First Edition. Bristol & London: (1802) Lacks plans and 12 of the 14 plates, 94pp + errata, recent cloth, ex-lib with labels to front endpapers, and stamp to verso of title, number to base of spine. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-235) £16.00
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Manby (G.W) FUGITIVE SKETCHES OF THE HISTORY AND NATURAL BEAUTIES OF CLIFTON AND THE HOT WELLS AND VICINITY.
First Edition. G. & J. Robinson, Bristol: (1802) With 4 etched plans, 2 etched and 12 aquatint plates, 94pp + errata, original paper wraps, lacks spine, rear wrap loose. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-234) £65.00
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Chilcott (J), publisher CHILCOTT'S NEW GUIDE TO CLIFTON AND THE HOTWELLS; with Topographical Notices of the Villages, Watering Places, and Other Objects of Interest in the Neighbourhood. Illustrated with Map, Wood Engravings, &c.
Tenth Edition, Much Improved. Published by J. Chilcott, Bristol: c.1853. Lacks plan, vignette title, 142pp, sm 8vo, stain to inner margin of title, disbound. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-117) £16.00
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Britton (John) THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE ABBEY, AND CATHEDRAL CHURCH, of Bristol: Illustrated by a Series of Engravings of Views, Elevations, Plans, and Details of that Edifice; with Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons connected with the Establishment.
London: M.A. Nattall, 1836. With 12 engraved plates and plans, and 2 textual illusts, viii + 74pp, 4to, early cloth, label on spine, corners slightly rubbed. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-98) £70.00
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Kane, Elisha Kent: ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: THE SECOND GRINNELL EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, 1853, 54, 55. Illustrated by upwards of three hundred engravings, from sketches by the author. 2 Volumes
Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. 1st Edition: Volume I tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Elisha Kent Kane engraved on steel by R. Whitechurch after a Mathew Brady daguerreotype; Volume II tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Henry Grinnell engraved on steel by F. Helpin after a daguerreotype by Mathew Brady. [i-ii] publisher's advertisement, [ii], 464; [ii], 467 [1] pp. 22 plates, 3 maps (2 folding). Illustrated with nearly 300 engravings on steel and wood from sketches by the author. Frontispiece portraits, title page vignettes, head- and tail-pieces. Half-title page vignettes by J. McGoffin after drawings by J. Hamilton. Ahearn (2002), pg. 368. Arctic Bibliography 8373; Sabin 37007; Hill, 159.There is a good account of the voyage to Smith Sound, and of the winter on the north-west coast of Greenland, with extensive notes on the flora and fauna, the eskimoes and the glaciers, and the story of the final abandonment of the "Advance" and the party's return in small boats. The folding cloth backed map is present. Quarter leather, red cloth covers, gilt decoration and titling., marbled eps and page edges. DAMP DAMAGED - stained throughout. Reading Copy. (Book ref. 2373) £100.00
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