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An Act (passed 12th March 1805) for Making Further Provision for the Effectual Performance of Quarantine;

An Act (passed 12th March 1805) for Making Further Provision for the Effectual Performance of Quarantine;

and also An Order in Council, dated 5th April 1805
Publisher: printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, London, 1805

Hardback, marbled paper-covered boards, 86 + [60] pages, covers a little rubbed, minor spine defects, in Very Good condition.

£195.00

London (Euston) to Holyhead
Publisher: LMS, 1947

Paperback, xxxii + 68 pages, illustrated, minor signs of wear else in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Gleichen, Maj.-Gen. Edward

Publisher: Permanent Committee on Geographical Names, London, 1924

Paperback, 16 pages, very slight hint of creasing, a few tiny spots of very light foxing, else in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Benford, Mervyn

Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd., 2002

First edition, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 48 pages, some pencil annotations inside back cover else in Very Good condition.

£4.50

Wright, Geoffrey N.

Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd., 1997

Paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 32 pages, tiny corner-crease else in Very Good condition.

£3.50

Fysh, Sir Hudson

The Autobiography of the Flying Fysh
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, London, 1966

First UK edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 296 pages + plates, price-clipped dustwrapper a little rubbed and with some short tears at corners, upper page-edges a little dust-marked, internally clean, in Good condition.

£20.00

Harper, Charles G.

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London, 1907

First edition, two volumes, hardback, original green cloth, frontispiece + xix + 358 pages, frontispiece + xiii + 332 pages, illustrated with full-page plates and numerous illustrations within the text, Vol. 2 a little rubbed to spine and with slight foxing to preliminaries, edges a little dusty, else in Very Good condition.

£90.00

Publisher: Barbot, Smith & Marchaise, nd [circa 1750s]

9¾” x 7¾”, hand coloured, upper border cropped a little tight, surface rubbed in a tiny spot at top left corner, in Good condition.

£30.00

from the best Authorities
Publisher: Cadell & Davies, London, 1797

9¾” x 8½”, a little toning, in Very Good condition.

£30.00

du Chaillu, Paul B.

With Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People, and of the Chace of the Gorilla, Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and Other Animals
Publisher: John Murray, London, 1861

First edition, hardback, bound in contemporary half leather, with raised bands and gilt decoration to spine, marbled boards, xviii + 479 pages, illustrated with folding frontispiece engraving of a gorilla, folding map at end, and numerous engraved illustrations, binding a little rubbed, minor foxing to preliminaries and very occasional minor foxing elsewhere, folding map at end present but torn and creased. Binding tight, internally clean. A Good copy.

£90.00

Scott, John

Publisher: Edward and Charles Dilley, London, 1778

First edition, hardback, half leather, marbled boards, leather label to spine, [32] + 352 + [20] pages, re-backed with new leather spine, front inner hinge cracking slightly, occasional foxing, in Good condition.

£200.00

Porter, Rev. J.L.

Publisher: T. Nelson & Sons, London, 1866

Hardback, original green cloth gilt, with title and engraved vignette of ruined temple in gilt on front cover, gilt title and decoration to spine, and blind-stamping on rear cover. 371 pages, tinted vignette illustration to title-page, plus frontispiece and six other illustrations with tissue guards. Bright binding with only slight rubbing at head and foot of spine. Endpapers and tissue-guards a little foxed, previous owner’s name on front endpaper, top-edge a little dusty, else a Very Good copy.

£95.00

Trotter, Captain L.J.

From the Earliest Times to the Present Day
Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, 1899

Third (revised) edition, hardback, original red cloth, lx + 445 pages + plates, repaired tear to large folding map, else in Very Good condition.

£20.00