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Image for Pictures and Royal Portraits illustrative of English and Scottish History, from the Introduction of Christianity to the Present Time... (Two Volumes)

Pictures and Royal Portraits illustrative of English and Scottish History, from the Introduction of Christianity to the Present Time... (Two Volumes)

By: Archer, Thomas

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Sons: 1883

Seller ID: 038123

Condition: Good+


Complete in two volumes, with 69 engraved plates. Stubbing gilt and blind stamped decoration on brown leather covers. All edges of text blocks are gilded. Marbled end leaves. Dentelle inside boarders. Silk book marks are frayed and badly worn. There is some rubbing on covers, mostly on edges. Scattered mostly light foxing, though with a little moderate foxing. Occasional smudges. Both volumes remains tight and are otherwise clean. Due to weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 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

Condition: Fair


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, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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The First Crusade: The Accounts of Eye-Witnesses and Participants

By: Krey, August C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mansfield Centre, CT, Martino Publishing: 2006

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 034724

ISBN: 1578985617

Condition: Fine


299 pages. Facsimile reprint of the 1921 Princeton edition. View more info

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The XVIIIth Century: Its Institutions, Customs, and Costume, France, 1700-1789

By: Lacroix, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1876

Seller ID: 033911

Condition: Very Good


489 pages, plus 21 tissue guarded chromolithograph plates, and 31 b/w plates. Half bound in dark green leather over spine and corners, and with marbled paper over boards. Marbled end leaves. Covers show a little very light rubbing, though remain in very nice condition. There is a little light foxing on the first few leaves, and the tissue guard over the frontispiece has a two inch closed tear. Volume remains tight, clean, and intact. View more info

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The History of Modern Europe. With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, and a View of The Progress of Society, from the Fifth to the Eighteenth Century. In a Series of Letters from a Nobleman to His Son (Two Parts in Four Volumes)

By: [Russell, William]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, G Robinson, J. Robson, J. Walters, and J. Sewell:

Seller ID: 033917

Condition: Good


Parts I and II, each being complete in two volumes and published in 1779 and 1784 respectively. Full polished calf with red leather title band on spine. Slightly raised spine bands. Covers show a few scuffs and light wear, though remain attractive and in overall good condition. Book plate on front paste downs, and inked name on front end leaves. First few leaves of Part II, Vol. I show fold creases to corners. All four volumes remain tight and are generally very clean. Due to the size and weight of this set, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info