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McGrath (Patrick), edited by A BRISTOL MISCELLANY.
Bristol Record Society. 1985. (vi) + 218pp, original cloth. Volume 37. Includes chapters on:- Bristol Glassworks; Bishop Secker's Diocese Book; Correspondence from William Miles to John Tharp; Bristol Local Board of Health. ---- 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. UK16-257) £14.00
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Lee (Thomas) THE LOOKING GLASS OF THE WORKMEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, into Which Masters, and also the Public in general, will do well to take a Peep: Or An Address To Journeymen, Manufacturers, & Labourers, of every description; Vindicating their Efforts to obtain wherewithal to meet the Exactions of the present Monstrous System of Unequal Taxation. To which are added, Observations on Popular Education.
Bristol: Printed by George Routh. c.180- Pamphlet, 28pp, disbound. Thomas Lee published several pamphlets in Bristol at this time on local elections, Bristol Infirmary, politics, etc. ---- 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. UK16-213) £50.00
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THE ANTIQUARIAN QUARTERLY. Incorporating Articles on Archaeology & Ancient Art
London: Spink & Son Ltd, 1927. First Edition. Leather / Cloth. Very Good / Fine.. Hard Back Issues No's Nine to Twelve [ Vol2 ] of The Antiquarian Quarterly issued by Spink and Son in 1927.Four issues are bound in half Leather / Cloth, with marbled endpapers.- top edge gilt,- fine fresh copies in original wrappers, 136 pages in all. Illustrated articles on - Archaeology - Ancient arts. Roma, Etruscan, Greek, Egyptian Arts etc. this copy also includes an article in three patrs on Cromwell's Burial and the fate of his remains By C.R.Haines. Four scarce issues . fine copies in fine binding (Book ref. 011526) £35.00
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THE ANTIQUARIAN QUARTERLY. Incorporating Articles on Archaeology & Ancient Art
London: Spink & Son Ltd, 1926. First Edition. Leather / Cloth. Very Good / Fine.. Hard Back Issues No's Five to Eight of The Antiquarian Quarterly issued by Spink and Son in 1926.Four issues are bound in half Leather / Cloth, with marbled endpapers.- top edge gilt,- fine fresh copies in original wrappers, pages No.125 to 252 , ILLUSTRATED, and with Supplemental pages bound in.Illustrated Articles on Greek, Egyptian. Etruscan Assyrian, Roman. Art and atrifacts.etc Scarce copies in fine binding (Book ref. 011525) £35.00
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GLASS (Thomas). Twelve commentaries on fevers. Explaining the method of curing these disorders, upon the principles of Hippocrates. By Thomas Glass, M.D. Translated by N. Peters.
London: Printed for S. Birt..., 1752. 8vo, pp. [2], xvi, 302, integral blank at end, rebound quarter calf, marbled sides, stamp of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland on title-page, some foxing of prelims. [ESTC online locates three copies in the British Isles, of which this is one, and six in North America]. [ESTC T96424]. (Book ref. 13431) £60.00
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Carroll, Lewis; Tenniel, John [illus.] Through the Looking-Glass
London: The Folio Society, 1992. Reprint. Red cloth spine with blue illustrated board. VG : in very good condition without slipcase. 132pp :: Illustrations by Tenniel :: 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6") (Book ref. fol126ca) £9.60
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du Maurier, Daphne The Glass-Blowers. Heron Collected Works
London: Heron Books / Edito Service, [1971]. Reprint. Green hardback leatherette cover with gilt tooling. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. 342pp :: 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5") (Book ref. herdm07) £7.60
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William Ramsey: The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers in London.
Privately published, 1897-1898. First edition (hardback), printed for private circulation. 8vo, 156pp. Frontispiece, plates, text illustrations. Original green cloth, gilt titling to the front board and the spine, gilt design to the boards, all edges gilt. Spine rubbed, head of spine lightly frayed, foxing to the tissue protector to the frontispiece, contents VG. Overall, this copy is in good plus condition. (Book ref. 27126) £45.00
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Samuel Warren: Now and Then - through a glass, darkly.
Paris: Baudry's European Library, 1848. No edition stated (softcover). 8vo, 287pp. Original printed wrappers. Covers rubbed and chipped, contents somewhat foxed. Overall, this copy is only in fair condition, but it is unusual to find a copy in the original wrappers. (Book ref. 21268) £30.00
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Nick Merriman: Beyond the Glass Case; the past, the heritage and the public in Britain.
Leicester University Press, 1991. First edition (hardback). 8vo, xii, 188pp. Original black cloth, dustwrapper. The book and the dustwrapper are in very good condition. ISBN 0718513495 (Book ref. 27421) £20.00
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May, Thomas: Warrington's Roman remains - the Roman fortifications, potters' kilns, iron and glass furnaces, and bronze founders' and enamellers' workshop, discovered at Wilderspool and Stockton Heath, near Warrington.
Warrington: Mackie & co, 1904. First edition. 8vo, vi, 87pp. 3 plans, text illustrations. Original green cloth, gilt titling to the front board and the spine. Binding lightly rubbed, endpapers browned, else a very good copy. (Book ref. 12455) £60.00
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May, Thomas: Warrington's Roman remains - the Roman fortifications, potters' kilns, iron and glass furnaces, and bronze founders' and enamellers' workshop, discovered at Wilderspool and Stockton Heath, near Warrington [large paper copy].
Warrington: Mackie & co, 1904. Large paper edition. 4to, vi, 87pp. 3 plans, text illustrations. Original brown cloth, gilt titling to the front board and the spine. Binding rather rubbed, inscription of former owner to the front free endpaper, light chafing to the leading edge of the front free endpaper - overall a good plus copy. (Book ref. 12499) £95.00
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M Q Smith: The stained glass of Bristol Cathedral.
Bristol: Redcliffe Press, 1983. First edition (softcover). 8vo, 96pp. Original laminated wrappers. This copy is in very good condition. ISBN 0905459717 (Book ref. 16800) £10.00
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James Wells & Rob Shipley: Thro' the Glass: an appreciation of Jersey.
Jersey: Tenrec Ltd, 2000. First edition (hardback). Square 4to, 144pp. Illustrated throughout in colour. Original black cloth, dustwrapper. A label has been removed from the front free endpaper, else the book is in veryg ood condition. The dustwrapper is price-clipped, else very good. ISBN 0953819507 (Book ref. 23917) £15.00
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James Nott: Malvern Priory Church; descriptive accounts of its ancient stained glass, old tombs, tesselated pavements and other antiquities.
Malvern: John Thompson, nd [c. 1900]. First edition (hardback). 8vo, v, 174pp, 4pp supplement, 6pp adverts. Frontispiece, plates. Original decorated red cloth. Spine rubbed and marked, preliminary pages foxed, contents very good. Overall, this copy is in good condition. (Book ref. 20780) £15.00
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Helen A McKearin & W M Hornor: Catalogue of the Exhibition of the John Hays Hammond Jr collection of early American Glass originally assembled by Mr Leslie Buswell, together with a descriptive guide to the important examples of Philadelphia Chippendale furniture.
Philadelphia: Pensylvania Society of the Colonial Dames of America, 1931. First edition (softcover). 8vo, 71pp. Frontispiece, text illustrations. Original printed card wrappers. Covers rubbed, edges of covers lightly chafed, contents VG. Overall, this copy is in good plus condition. (Book ref. 24492) £10.00
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Bernard Rackham: The Stained Glass Windows of Canterbury Cathedral; a guide for visitors and students.
Canterbury: SPCK, 1957. First edition (hardback). 12mo, 96pp. 8 plates, folding plan. Original light green cloth, dustwrapper. Endpapers browned, short ownership inscription, else the book is in very good condition. The dustwrapper is in good to very good condition (rubbed, short nick to the front panel). (Book ref. 27781) £5.00
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Bernard Rackham: Catalogue of English Porcelain, earthenware, Enamels and Glass collected by Charles Schreiber Esq, M.P. and the Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Schreiber (Victoria and Albert Museum), volume 1, Porcelain.
London: The Board of Education, 1928. Revised edition (hardback), volume 1 (porcelain). 8vo, xviii, 226pp. 96pp plates. Rebound in red cloth, gilt titling to the spine. Preliminary pages foxed, slight lean to the spine. Overall, this copy is in good to very good condition. (Book ref. 24882) £9.50
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[-]: Gilding the lily; rare forms of decoration on English glass of the later 18th century.
London: Delomosne & son, 1978 Catalogue of an exhibition held at Delomosne & son between 10 and 22 July 1978 (softcover). 4to, 48pp. Illustrated throughout in b&w and colour. Original card wrappers. The book is in very good condition. (Book ref. 14957) £7.50
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KING,STEPHEN**: THE DARK TOWER - VOL 1:THE GUNSLINGER.
LONDON.SPHERE BOOKS LTD.,1988.. Illustrated by illus by Michael Whelan.. UK,8vo wraps,illus p/b original,1st edn.. Colour,photographic wraps.. FINE./No dw/dj,as issued,card wraps.. 8vo. 0747400997. UK, oversize 8vo wraps, illustrated paperback original, p/back 1st edn.[Although, initially published in America in De Luxe limited edns, and then NAL/Plume Books as paperbacks, simultaneously as the UK.The first 3 titles in this projected 7-volume fantasy, have only been published here, in the UK, in mass-market paperback edns (then 1988).The UK edns' artwork differs from that of the US edns.] FINE.No owner inscrptn, no dw/dj, wraps as issued, partially read - reading creases to half of the spine/backstrip.Bright, crisp, clean, glazed colour pictorial illustrated wraps, blue-foil embossing with red+black lettering, on the front cover that has Michael Whelan's original cover art of the Dark Tower in the background, with negligible shel-wear to edges and corners.8vo, 11-219pp [paginated] includes 5 parts comprising of 20, 3, 1, 1 and 1 chapters respectively, each part with a b/w line illustrated separator page and b/w line illus vignetted chapter head-piece, and an afterword - also with a b/w line illustrated separator page.Plus [unpaginated] half-title+title pages, contents and illus lists Includes 3 full-page, full-color art by Whelan, as well as a double-page spread plate, the last 5pp of afterword are unpaginated.Inevitable slight,light ageing/tanning to top+fore-edges, else clean, contents bright, tight and near pristine. The Gunslinger is a novel by American author Stephen King, and is the first volume in the Dark Tower series, which King considers to be his magnum opus.It was first published by Donald M.Grant, Publisher, Inc. as a limited edition in 1982.The story centers upon Roland Deschain, the last gunslinger who has been chasing after his adversary, 'the man in black,' for many years. The novel follows Roland's trek through a vast desert and beyond in search of the man in black. Roland meets several people along his journey, including a boy named Jake Chambers who travels with him part of the way.The novel was inspired by the poem 'Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came' by Robert Browning, which King read as a sophomore at the University of Maine. King explains that he "played with the idea of trying a long romantic novel embodying the feel, if not the exact sense, of the Browning poem".King started writing this novel on a ream of bright green paper that he found at the library.The five parts that constitute the novel were originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.It took King twelve years to finish the novel.In 1988, in America, Plume released it in trade paperback form.See also:rja1026, rja1375, rja1661, rja3261-3 inclusive (Wizard and Glass:Vol IV.), rja3323/9 (Susannah's Song:Vol VI), and also rja3325/9. Please contact rpaxtonden@blueyonder.co.uk, because of the lighter weight of this item, for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page! (Book ref. rja33279) £18.00
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