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Image for A Letter to His Grace the Duke of N********, on the Present Crisis in the Affairs of Great Britain; Containing Reflections on a Late Great Resignation; Together with A Letter from a Right Hon. Person to ****** in the City.

A Letter to His Grace the Duke of N********, on the Present Crisis in the Affairs of Great Britain; Containing Reflections on a Late Great Resignation; Together with A Letter from a Right Hon. Person to ****** in the City.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, R. Griffiths:

Seller ID: 033924


Very early printing, circa 1761. 55 pages, though lacking pages 23/24 (C4). Older, though not contemporary, hard binding with marbled paper over covers. Small inked institutional stamp on title page, as well as a few non-intrusively penciled notations on first few leaves. Title page with a small paper loss at lower corner. Last leaf with repaired open tear at top corner affecting a few letters of text. Same leaf with a couple small closed tears, also professionally... View more info

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Facts and Observations Relating to the Temple Church, and the Monuments Contained in It

By: N/A

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, R. Wilks: 1811

Seller ID: 034336


16 pages, bound into paper covered boards. Covers are worn and separated some along spine. Text is loosely held in place by only a couple threads. Inked name stamp at bottom of title page, and a few inked/penciled notations elsewhere on title page. Light foxing. Contents are otherwise intact and complete. Scarce pamphlet with WorldCat showing only three copies (as of 9/26/2016) and no auction records being found. View more info

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A Hand-Book for Visitors to Oxford

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, John Henry and James Parker: 1858

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 035497


248 pages, plus plates and folding map. Red cloth covers are rubbed, worn, and detached. Most of spine cover is missing. Covers are held together with tape. Blank front free end leaf and frontispiece are detached, though laid in place with light wear on edges. Light age toning, and occasional light foxing. Text block remains tight and contents are otherwise clean and intact. View more info

Image for Tomorrow's London:  A Background to the Greater London Development Plan

Tomorrow's London: A Background to the Greater London Development Plan

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Greater London Council: 1969

Seller ID: 035516


128+ pages, soft bound. Corners are bumped and a little curled. Jacket shows scattered edge wear, though remains bright and clean. View more info

Image for Essays on the Street Re-Alignment, Reconstruction, and Sanitation of Central London and on the Re-Housing of the Poorer Classes

Essays on the Street Re-Alignment, Reconstruction, and Sanitation of Central London and on the Re-Housing of the Poorer Classes

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035557


276 pages, plus eight plates of which six are folding. Spine cover is slightly faded, and there is very light wear at ends and corners. Light foxing on edges. One folding map plate with three inch closed tear. Leaves remain un-opened. View more info

Image for Greater London Plan 1944:  A Report Prepared on behalf of the Standing Conference on London Regional Planning...

Greater London Plan 1944: A Report Prepared on behalf of the Standing Conference on London Regional Planning...

By: Abercrombie, Patrick

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034303


220 pages, plus plates and folding maps. Inked name on blank front free end leaf. General fairly light wear and use, though overall a tight and fairly clean copy. Due to the size and weight of this book, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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Bygone Middlesex

By: Andrews, William (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Andrews & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 034401


248 pages, plus index and ads. Blue cloth covers and gilt lettering/decoration remain bright and clean, though show a little rubbing along edges, corners, and spine ends. Lightly age toned and light signs of use. Overall a tight and clean copy. View more info

The Birds of Oxfordshire

By: Aplin, O. V.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032685


217 pages, plus colored frontispiece, folding map, and 16 pages of ads. Cloth covers are a little rubbed. A little foxing and slight moisture wrinkles affecting first and last few leaves. Colored plate shows such wrinkles on edges, but image remains very good. Folding map is very good and free of tears. View more info

The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England, or, An historical and Genealogical Account of the Lives, Public Employments, and Most Memorable Actions, of the English Nobility who Have Flourished from the Norman Conquest to the Year 1806... (Four Volumes)

By: Banks, T. C.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Printed By T. Bensley for J. White:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033586


Complete set in four volumes with dates of publication being 1807, '08, '09' '37. Later binding (ca. first half of he twentieth century) in cloth. Gilt stamped lettering on spine remains bright. Covers show light general wear including scuffs, and light damage at corners and spine ends. Older book plate on front paste downs. Mostly light foxing on end leaves and first few and last leaves. Light, scattered, offsetting. All four volumes remain solid and generally ve... View more info

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The Historic Thames (The Wayfarer's Library series)

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Co.:

Seller ID: 034395


204 pages, indexed. Small stains on top edge of text block. Small book plate on front paste down. End leaves are slightly darkened. Otherwise a tight and clean copy. View more info

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The Tower of London

By: Benham, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co. Limited: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034301


104 pages, plus plates, folding map, and ads. General light use and wear, though overall a fairly clean and intact copy. View more info

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The Fascination of London: The Strand District

By: Besant, Walter and G. E. Mitton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034394


117 pages, plus folding map. Front free end page is heavily chipped. Cloth covers show very light wear at corners and spine ends. Otherwise a tight and clean copy. View more info

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Toynbee Hall: The First Hundred Years

By: Briggs, Asa and Anne Macartney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034340


208 pages. Map image on front paste down shows an ink stamped name, an inked name/date, and a red inked circle around Toynbee Hall. There is slight residue of a previously penciled price on the front end leaf. Ink stamped name is repeated on the title page. Volume is otherwise Fine. Dust jacket shows scattered light edge wear, though remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

The Ancient Architecture of England. Part I: The Orders of Architecture During the British, Roman, Saxon and Norman Aeras; Part II: The Orders of Architecture During the Reigns of Henry III, Edward III, Richard II, Henry VI, Henry VII and Henry VIII

By: Carter, John

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Self Published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033661


Published in 1795 and 1807. Two parts bound together in a single volume. Binding appears early 20th century. Leather over spines is cracked and chipped, with some pieces being partially loosened. Leather over corners is worn. Pebbled green cloth over boards is scuffed and rubbed, and worn along edges. Top hinge is broke, and top cover is loosened from volume. Text block remains tight. Mild to moderate foxing throughout. Due to the size and weight of this volume,... View more info

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The Pleasure Haunts of London During Four Centuries

By: Chancellor, E. Beresford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034314


466 pages, indexed. Inked names on blank front free end page, and notations on list of author's publications. Very light general wear/use, though overall a tight and clean copy. View more info

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Ancient Royal Palaces in and Near London

By: Chapman, Frederic

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035308


Number 319 of a limited edition of 400 copies initialed by the illustrator Thomas R. Way (TRW). Cloth cover are rubbed, and a little faded along edges and over spine. Top hinge is cracked, though remains tight. Paper is a bit aged, and there is a little foxing on first and last few leaves. Due to size and weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Some Minor Arts as Practised in England

By: Church, A. H., W. Y Fletcher, J. Stafkie Gardner, Albert Hartshorne, and C. H. Read

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co. Limited: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032152


82 pp, plus plates. Green cloth over beveled boards, with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Covers show a few light scuffs. Corners are bumped. Book plate on blank front paste down, and inked name and date on blank front free end page. View more info

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Highways and Byways in London

By: Cook, Mrs. E. T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 035667


480 pages, plus ads. Top edge of text block is gilded. Cloth covers remain bright and clean, though show light rubbing along edges and light wear at corners. Hinges (internal) are cracked, though volume remains tight. View more info

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Topolski's Legal London

By: Cowper, Francis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Stevens and Sons: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035242


76 pages. Cloth covers show light rubbing along edges. Small bookseller's tag and slight residue of old penciled price on blank front free end page. Price clipped dust jacket shows chipping and tears along edges. Several one to two inch closed tears with old tape repairs. Image and lettering on jacket is good, and the dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to size and weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping... View more info

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A History of Grosvenor Square

By: Dasent, Arthur Irwin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035549


252 pages. A tight and clean copy showing only light signs of use and age. View more info