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Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

By: HALLAM, Henry.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1854

Seller ID: 30714


Fourth edition. Three volumes: xxviii,576; xii,590; xii,666pp, includes index. Contemporary full calf, spines richly gilt, raised bands and title labels, gilt and blind-rules on the boards; marbled edges and endpapers. The spines and top edges are a little dulled, extremities a trifle rubbed, small piece chipped from spine label of the third volume, beautifully clean and crisp inside (never read?). A very good to fine set. View more info

View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages.

By: HALLAM, Henry.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1856

Seller ID: 30713


Eleventh edition, including supplemental notes. Three volumes: xvi,504; viii,428; iv,518pp, includes index. Contemporary full calf, spines richly gilt, raised bands and title labels, gilt and blind-rules on the boards; marbled edges and endpapers. Prize plate of the Tasmanian Council of Education, Examination for the Degree of Associate of Arts, 1863. Presented to David Barclay for Pure Mathematics. The spines and top edges are a little dulled, extremities a trifle r... View more info

The Borgias.

By: JOHNSON, Marion.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1981

Seller ID: 9985


Small 4to. 232pp, well illus in b&w and colour, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards (tail edges rubbed) with d/w. Very good. View more info

The Bonapartes.

By: MARKHAM, Felix.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Taplinger: 1975

Seller ID: 9834


Small 4to. 224pp, well illus in b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with d/w (tape and tape marks on both). Small stains on a few early pages. Very good. View more info

Tyrolean June : a summer holiday in Austrian Tyrol.

By: MURDOCH, Nina.

Price: $20.00

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

Seller ID: 12166


Photographs by Adalbert Defner. 280pp, 32 b&w photographs, line illus. Original cloth (sunned). Owner's names on front paste-down and ffep. Very good. View more info

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Napoleon Bonaparte.

By: THOMPSON, J.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1988

Seller ID: 32236


xiv, 418pp, black & white illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly faded). Slight scrape on top corner of front free endpaper. Very good. ISBN 0631164146 View more info

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Paris and the Parisians in 1835.

By: TROLLOPE, Frances.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1836

Seller ID: 34575


Second edition. Two volumes. 8vo. [I] xvi, 418pp, engraved title and 6 plates. [II] x, 412pp, engraved title and 6 plates. (The additional engraved titles are dated 1835, and presumably from the first edition.) An author's preface to this edition answers some of the criticisms levelled at the first edition. Contemporary green half leather, raised bands and title labels, with marbled paper sides; the spines dulled and extremities rubbed, with the paper chipping along the ... View more info

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Vienna and the Austrians; with some account of a journey through the Swabia, Bavaria, the Tyrol, and the Salzbourg.

By: TROLLOPE, Frances.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1838

Seller ID: 34576


First edition. In two volumes. 8vo. [I] xviii, 388pp, engraved vignette title, frontis & 7 plates & xii, 420pp, engraved vignette title, frontis & 3 plates. Contemporary green half leather, raised bands and title labels, with marbled paper sides; the spines dulled (and slight water mark to that of Vol I) and extremities rubbed, with the paper chipping along the edges. The plates are browned and have offset to adjacent pages, otherwise internally clean. Front hinge Vol I ... View more info

North Book : the journal of an eighteenth century traveller.

By: VERNON, Samuel.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Editor: 2002

Seller ID: 13833


Transcribed and edited by Frances Kay. 4to. 51pp, map. Illustrated wrappers with hard plastic backstrip. New. ***Vernon owned an estate in Occleston, Cheshire. In April 1766, at 26 years of age, he set off on a two-month tour of northern France and the Low Countries with his friend Edward Bridge. They landed at Calais, went south as far as Paris before turning northwards and travelling throughout Belgium and the Netherlands (and across the border to Aachen). This s... View more info