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Publisher: London:, Edward Arnold,: 1909.
Edition: First Trade issue following a Limited Edition of 350.
Seller ID: 007370
From the Preface: "In preparing this volume, my desire has been, not merely to describe the various rivers and lochs of Scotland in which the salmon angler may cast his line, but also ...to refer to points connected with the conservation or improvement of the salmon fisheries. I know full well that suggestions given officially in blue books do not generally reach the notice of those to whom ...they will be of interest, so I take this opportunity of offering a few opinions and pointing a few morals based upon what I conceive to be the broad lines of salmon fishery regulation. ...my business ... View more info
Publisher: London:, W. & R. Chambers,: 1926.
Edition: First Edition.
Seller ID: 003689
Foreword-James Ramsay Macdonald. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles. Boards worn with open corners and rubbed spine tips. Bindings firm and text clean. Previous owners name on free endpage. View more info
By: Brown, Craig
Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2018
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Seller ID: 010713
Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret is a brilliant, eccentric treat. [Anna Mundow, The Wall Street Journal]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info
By: Buckland, Frank
Publisher: London:, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge,: 1891.
Seller ID: 009215
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Penciling on half-title. Scuffing along headbands; corners bumped and rubbed. REF: Hampton p. 20; Starkman & Read p. 67 View more info
By: Burl, Aubrey
Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 1976.
Seller ID: 007483
The first comprehensive and serious account of an important group of prehistoric moments: the Stone Circles of The British Isles. Aubrey Burl provides a hypothetical chronological framework for the circles, examining in particular their possible astronomical function. Special attention is paid to Stonehenge and Avebury, the two best known and most spectacular rings.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light toning on the text-block. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear with a hint of fade on the spine. Min... View more info
Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1880 
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Seller ID: 008828
Condition: 8vo; viii, 311 p,  leaf of plates illus., ports. 22 cm.
"This large and elegant child's book of sending a teacher and his boys off on an expedition of learning in foreign lands. In this case, the party go to Scotland, and through England to Belgium, Normandy and Paris; the particular topics of observation and study being in the fields of geography and history, with special attention to localities made famous in song and story. P>Mr. Butterworth is very well fitted, by knowledge and taste, to write a book of this kind, and he has displayed an inventive talent and a degree of liveliness and pleasantry which make his pages very bright as well as t... View more info
By: Cairns, J. A. R.
Publisher: New York:, Henry Holt and Company,: 1924.<br>
Edition: First Edition First Printing: American.<br>
Seller ID: 007350
A look at London life primarily via the courts. The author a justice on the bench relates tales of the lower class of London’s full of disease and misery, crime and failure, And this invasion of the backwash, this thirty years' inhabiting of a confessional has made Mr. Cairns neither cynical nor pessimistic; it has strengthened his belief in human nature, exalted him into an evangel of its inherent and ineradicable nobility. [from contemporary review: The Saturday Review Archives 3/21/25.]Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handli... View more info
Publisher: New York:, Hurd and Houghton at the Riverside Press,: 1869.<br>
Edition: Early Edition, Second printing.<br>
Seller ID: 003066
Condition: Profusely illustrated with plates and in-text drawings by Felix O. C. Darley; Drawings engraved on wood by J. Augustus Begert and James L. Langridge. [88 drawings]. <br>
Text and drawings of American illustrator's trip to England and the Continent undertaken in 1867-68. Green pebbled morocco leather covered beveled boards, stamped titles and spine decoration in gilt, decoration in circle of travelers in stamped gilt on front. All edges gilt.Bindings square and tight; Light wear. A stripe of bio-predation across front. Three previous ownership marks: bookplate front paste-down; cursive inked name on front free endpage; inked number on top title page. Minor foxing to preliminary pages. Text clean and bright. View more info
Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd.: 1926
Edition: 1st Edition
Seller ID: 010462
George Osbaldeston (1786 - 1866), best known as Squire Osbaldeston, was an English politician who served as a Member of Parliament but who had his greatest impact as a huntsman, first-class cricketer, and all-around sportsman. The book is mostly concerned with fox-hunting in the English countryside, but also some picaresque reminiscences and gossip by the Squire. Introduction and a Note on the Illustrations by Theodore A. Cook. First Edition Third Printing. 4to 111.5 x 9.25 inches''. [xlvii] 260 pages; I publisher advert with 16 colour plates, 75 illustrations and a large folding map of... View more info
Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company,: 1922.
Edition: First Edition – First Printing.
Seller ID: 007154
Condition: Very Good
An excellent travelogue with marvelous illustration.“From an American viewpoint this is indeed a broad topic Mr Edwards has shown admirable judgment in selecting the subjects of his sketches Nearly all of them make special appeal to the American whose interest in London is something wider and deeper than the mere casual curiosity of the globe trotter.” [from contemporary review: Review of Reviews., 1922 Vol 66.]Bindings firm and square, Front hinge starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. View more info
Publisher: London, Eyre And Spottiswode: 1930
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Seller ID: 009712
First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. 4to; 32 cm.; 12.5 inches tall; 102 pages; 8 plates in color; 36 plates in b/w. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with fading to the perimeter and some spotting. With eight colour plates and thirty six black and white plates by Lionel Edwards. Edwards a keen hunting man, spent his life combining hunting and painting and most of his pictures were worked from sketches made on the spot. [Ref: Mitchell, 205-06] View more info
By: Egerton, Judy
Publisher: New Haven, CT, Tate Publishing: 1978
Seller ID: 010501
Condition: Near Fine
The foundation of the Paul Mellon Collection of Sporting Prints was undoubtedly the collection made by the late Duke of Gloucester. In the 25 years since its acquisition, subsequent additions have almost doubled its size and it now includes choice items from previous collections which have been dispersed. Illustrated with 160full page plates of which 43 are in colour. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve with scuffing at the top of spine. View more info
Publisher: London:, Bracken Books,: 1993.<br>
Edition: First Edition First Printing, Thus.<br>
Seller ID: 007344
Originally published in 1829 under the title "London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century illustrated by a series of views from original drawings by Thomas H Shepherd with Historical, Topographical and Critical Notices.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Unused. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info
Publisher: London:, Robinson, and Longman and Rees,: 1803,
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Seller ID: 005664
Condition: 8vo; 21.5 cm. tall; xv, 393 pp. 21x13 cm
Edmund John Eyre was an English dramatist who left university to join a theater troupe. He became first a comedian, then an actor who appeared at Drury Lane. His remarks on the French theatre and actors are interesting, printing the admission prices at various theatres and also transcribes an extensive bill of fare, including the wine list, of "one of the most expensive and fashionable eating houses in Paris" (page 113). Bindings very firm and square. Minor shelf handling. Text clean. Even toning to text. Occasional soiling/staining throughout. Full calf, raised bands, ... View more info
By: Finlayson, T. J.
Publisher: Gibraltar, Estoril Ltd,: 1985.<br>
Seller ID: 007182
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula. The Rock of Gibraltar is the major landmark of the region. At its foot is a densely populated city area, home to over 30,000 Gibraltarians and other nationalities. View more info
By: Forbes, Allan
Publisher: New York:, Tudor Publishing Company,: 1936.<br>
Edition: First Edition, Thus.<br>
Seller ID: 005744
Two volumes printed as one in a presentation box. Profusely illustrated throughout with reproductions from old prints.No flaw to book to note. Has a gift inscription. Clean and tight. Box has light Handling wear to corners.Connecting links between cities and towns of New England and those of the same name in England Ireland and Scotland. Containing narratives, descriptions and many views some done from old prints. Also much information pertaining to the founders and settlers of New England and to their memorials on both sides of the Atlantic.br> View more info
By: Fraser, Flora
Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1996
Inscription: Signed by the author
Seller ID: 010649
The life of the disgraced Queen Caroline, discarded wife of George IV of EnglandSIGNED with a gift inscription from the author on the top of the title page. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. Third Printing. Illustrated with color. View more info
By: Geroge. W. L.
Publisher: New York:, Frederick Stokes Company,: 1921.<br>
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>
Seller ID: 007358
A collection of satirical sketches of London places and people...the Café Royal, theatre and music hall". Bindings tight and square, though front hinge is starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. View more info
By: Gilbert, Martin
Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1993
Edition: 2nd Edition
Seller ID: 011250
From the days of the Celts and the Roman Conquest to the present, offering authoritative coverage of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, as well as the rise and decline of the overseas empire. A series of fascinating new maps explore Britain in the 1990s.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 10.25 inches tall. 144 pages with 142 maps. View more info
Publisher: Philadelphia; Printed in Great Britain., J. Lippincott Company: [No Date circa 1928]<br>
Edition: First American Edition. <br>
Seller ID: 007222
Condition: 8vo; 292 pages with an index; 8.75 inches tall.<br>
An entertaining narrative about writer's who have written about London, with samples of their work; antidotes and travel narration bout authors born in London; and much more all with a literary bent.Charles George Harper (1863 – 1943) was an English author and illustrator. Born in London, England, Harper wrote many self-illustrated travel books, exploring the regions, roads, coastlines, literary connections, old inns etc. of BritainBindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Some Foxing to preliminaries. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's names on front past-... View more info