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  • Medallic Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland… 1885.

    HAWKINS, Edward (1780-1867). Augustus W. Franks, Herbert A. Grueber. Medallic Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland to the Death of George II. 2 volumes. Frontispiece to volume 1, frontispiece (bound in facing upwards) to volume 2. Interior: Volume 1 staining to top right hand corner of text block throughout. General age toning to pages in both volumes, a few repairs in clear tape. Exterior: Later brown cloth (blind stamped to both volumes with Library markings). 8vo. London: Printed by the Order of the Trustees of the British Museum, 1885.

  • Peronnik the Fool. 1933.

    MOORE, George (1852-1933); Stephen Gooden (1892-1955). Peronnik the Fool. Engraved title page, 8 engravings (including two full page engravings). Interior: Occasional foxing and spotting, old glue staining to endpapers. Exterior: Publisher’s vellum, lettered in gilt (some wear, lacking original slipcase). LIMITED EDITION OF 525 COPIES, SIGNED BY GEORGE MOORE AND STEPHEN GOODEN, OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 232. 4to. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1933.

  • The Tour of Doctor Syntax. [c. 1821]

    COMBE, William (1742-1823). [The Tour of Doctor Syntax] In Search of the Picturesque/Consolation/A Wife. 3 volumes each individually named. Consolation: 24 plates, …Wife: 24 plates + hand coloured engraved title page, Picturesque (spine labelled as ‘lakes’), 31 plates. General Interior: some pages detached, occasional closed tearing and a few historic repairs to blank margins, a number of the plates have been trimmed to fit the binding- including loss to titles under plates, pages age toned, sporadic spotting, foxing, light browning and some old paper repairs to pages in places. Exterior: Contemporary green half calf with marbled boards (worn). 8vo. …Mixed editions: Picturesque: Fourth Edition, London: Ackerman 1813, …Consolation: London- Ackerman, 1820, …Wife: R. Ackerman, [1821- engraved title page trimmed with loss to date].

  • Mrs. HOUSTOUN. The Poor of the Period. 1884

    [HOUSTOUN, Matilda Charlotte] (1811-92). Mrs. HOUSTOUN. The Poor of the Period. 2 volumes. (Occasional light soiling and spotting, some tearing, front-end paper of volume 2 torn with loss). Publisher’s plum/brown cloth (boards and spines detached)- please see photos for condition. 8vo. London: F. V. White, 1884.

  • Painted Windows. 1869.

    BURN HARVEY, Rev. Frederick. Painted Windows. A Lecture Delivered in The Town Hall, Berkhamsted by the Rev. Frederick Burn Harvey, M.A. On the New West Window Presented to Berkhamsted Church by the Late Thomas Whately, Esq. Published by Request. Frontispiece plan of Berkhamsted Church. (Light occasional spotting, general age toning to pages). Publisher’s purple cloth, tooled in blind and lettered in gilt (spine re-backed with new cloth, cloth faded, stained). Publisher’s adverts bound in at the rear. London, Longman, Green, and Co., 1869.