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DERNIERS MOMENS DE NAPOLÉON, OU COMPLÉMENT DU MÉMORIAL DE Ste-HÉLÈNE

By: ANTONMARCHI, F.

Price: €45.00

Publisher: Bruxelles, Chez H. Tarlier: 1825

Seller ID: 42975


(Including "Equisse de la Flore de Sainte-Hélène) Octavo, rebound in dark red quarter leather, gilt lettering and decorations, marbled boards, fresh endpapers, [2] 432pp. Title page quite tanned, similar at final few leaves (index), text clean. Seminary label at title page, and overleaf, plain stamp of Bibliotheca Colegii Maximi Traiectensis. Minimal wear, very sound. View more info

MRS. JORDAN AND HER FAMILY BEING THE UNPUBLISHED CORRESPONDENCE OF MRS. JORDAN AND THE DUKE OF CLARENCE, LATER WILLIAM IV

By: ASPINALL, A. (ed.)

Price: €16.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37789


Large octavo, green cloth, gilt title at spine, double portrait fronts., xxvii + 295pp., mono. illustrations. No dustwrapper, edge foxing, scarcely penetrating; rear board with a little soiling near spine edge, nothing serious. No significant wear. A reasonably good copy. View more info

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SCHONLAND: SCIENTIST AND SOLDIER

By: AUSTIN, Brian

Price: €48.00

Publisher: Bristol, Institute of Physics Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37889


Large octavo, xviii + 639pp., mono. illustrtaions. Dustwrapper faded at spine, title remaining quite clear; no further remarkable defects. Scarcely used. Clean and sound in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

THE LIFE OF SIR ISAAC PITMAN (INVENTOR OF PHONOGRAPHY)

By: BAKER, Alfred

Price: €25.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.: 1908

Seller ID: 35020


Thick octavo, dark blue cloth, gilt title at spine, same with gilt portrait decoration at front board, xi + 392pp., plates (one folding), illustrations; details (illustrated) of Bath conference bound in at rear. Spine darkened, soiling, chiefly at rear board, not penetrating; edges and contents quite foxed, but still accessible. Minor wear at extremities. Shorthand bookplate (1911) at front paste-down endpaper. A sound, square copy. View more info

ABRAHAM TREMBLEY OF GENEVA: SCIENTIST AND PHILOSOPHER 1710-1784

By: BAKER, John R.

Price: €12.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34561


Octavo, xix + 259pp., mono. illustrations.Dustwrapper with small nick at head of spine, foxed (rear panel, not particularly heavy), endpapers and edges a little tanned. No significant defects. A good, sound copy, quite presentable in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

WILLIAM CASLON 1693-1766: THE ANCESTRY, LIFE AND CONNECTIONS OF ENGLAND'S FOREMOST LETTER-ENGRAVER AND TYPE-FOUNDER

By: BALL, Johnson

Price: €30.00

Publisher: Kineton, The Roundwood Press: 1973

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 16936


Thick, large octavo, xxviii + 494pp., illustrated (including folding). A little wear at dustwrapper extremities, including one closed tear. A very good, sound copy in clear protective wrap. View more info

WITH A DAUGHTER'S EYE: A MEMOIR OF MARGARET MEAD AND GREGORY BATESON

By: BATESON, Mary Catherine

Price: €12.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1984

Seller ID: 17202


Large octavo, 242pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Dustwrapper turn-ins a touch browned at margins, and no significant defects. A very good copy. View more info

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE: THE WOMAN AND HER LEGEND

By: BOSTRIDGE, Mark

Price: €22.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19422


Large octavo, illustrated endpapers, xxiii + 646pp., mono. illustrations. Extremely slight wear only. A near-fine copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper. View more info

SCRIABIN: A BIOGRAPHY

By: BOWERS, Faubion

Price: €13.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1995

Edition: Second, revised edition.

Seller ID: 40693


Octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, two volumes in one, 342pp., 294pp., mono. illustrations. Extremely minor edge foxing, scarcely remakable, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy. View more info

MARIE STOPES: A BIOGRAPHY

By: BRIANT, Keith

Price: €12.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36671


Octavo, 285pp., mono. illustrations. Unclipped dustwrapper with closed tear at spine edge, a little faunt foxing at rear panel, spine just very slightly tanned. A very good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

HUGH GAITSKELL

By: BRIVATI, Brian

Price: €20.00

Publisher: London, Richard Cohen Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20346


Large octavo, xix + 492pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Extremely minor wear only. A near-fine copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper. View more info

OSSIAN BINGLEY HART: FLORIDA'S LOYALIST RECONSTRUCTION GOVERNOR

By: BROWN, Canter

Price: €15.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20622


Octavo, xx + 320pp., mono. illustrations, map. Light wear only. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. View more info

THE WIZARD FROM VIENNA [Franz Anton Mesmer and the Origins of Hypnotism]

By: BURANELLI, Vincent

Price: €20.00

Publisher: London, Peter Owen: 1976

Seller ID: 42529


Octavo, patterned endpapers, 256pp., mono. illustrations. Some tanning/foxing at text block edges, nothing serious, bookseller's label (The Inner Bookshop) at front paste-down endpaper. Minimal wear. A good, sound copy in presentable, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. View more info

SIR RICHARD GRENVILLE: THE TURBULENT LIFE AND CAREER OF THE HERO OF THE LITTLE "REVENGE"

By: BUSHNELL, George Herbert

Price: €20.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co.: 1936

Seller ID: 37082


Large octavo, 341pp. partially untrimmed, mono. illustrations. Ex-library (Boots), binding dulled and a little worn, slight soiling; edges browned, one illustration detached (but present). A working copy, text clean. View more info

SAINT ANGELA: THE LIFE OF ANGELA MERICI FOUNDRESS OF THE URSULINES (1474-1540)

By: CARAMAN, Philip

Price: €10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1963

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 40510


Octavo, xii + 188pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Minor marginal wear at (unclipped) dustwrapper, pen doodle at fly-leaf corner; otherwise a clean and sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

LUCKY EYES AND A HIGH HEART: THE LIFE OF MAUD GONNE

By: CARDOZO, Nancy

Price: €15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1978

Seller ID: 21734


Large octavo, 468pp., mono. illustrations. Some fairly inconsequential smuding, small stain at spine and minor wear at unclipped dustwrapper. Book very good. A sound, fairly presentable copy in clear protective wrap. View more info

ISABELLA D'ESTE MARCHIONESS OF MANTUA 1474-1539: A STUDY OF THE RENAISSANCE [two volumes]

By: CARTWRIGHT, Julia (Mrs. Ady)

Price: €45.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1932

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 21612


Two volumes, large octavo, decorated blue cloth, gilt, gravure portrait fronts., xxiii + 392pp., xiii + 419pp., full-page mono. and gravure illustrations, tissue-guards present at all gravures. Just a little wear at heads and tails of spines. A very good, clean, sound, presentable set. View more info

HARDING OF PETHERTON: FIELD-MARSHAL

By: CARVER, Michael

Price: €20.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37624


Octavo, ix + 246pp., mono. illustrations, maps. Partial tanning and very slight foxing at (unclipped) dustwrapper turn-ins, otherwise minimal wear, and a very good, clean and sound copy in in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

THE LIFE-STORY OF THOMAS CHAMPNESS

By: CHAMPNESS, Eliza M.

Price: €20.00

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly: 1907

Seller ID: 20777


Octavo, dark maroon cloth, gilt title at spine, xiii + 370pp., mono. illustrations. Front inner hinge tape-repaired, one illustration re-glued (all illustrations present), scattered foxing, minor soiling, edges darkened. Lacking rear endpaper, and possibly (though not definitely) one leaf of the Afterword; binding partially darkened, but with minimal wear at extremities. A good copy only, but certainly usable. Not dated, foreword 1907, alter owner's inscription at fly-le... View more info

DALLAS PRATT: A PATCHWORK BIOGRAPHY PIECED TOGETHER, FROM HIS JOURNAL AND OTHER WRITINGS

By: CHAPMAN, Dick

Price: €20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mark Agent: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19388


Large octavo, cream pictorial wraps, 284pp., mono. and colour illustrations. A fine copy. View more info