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Image for <b> Abridgment of the History of England<br> with continuation from 1688 to the reign of Queen Victoria, adapted for the use of Schools And an Appendix to 1873 <br><br>[English History]

Abridgment of the History of England
with continuation from 1688 to the reign of Queen Victoria, adapted for the use of Schools And an Appendix to 1873

[English History]

By: Lingard, A. B.; Burke, James

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD,, John Murphy & Co.,: 1873.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 006349


Half pebbled leather with stamped gilt titles to dark brown cloth. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear; touch of rub to lower corners. View more info

Image for <b> Richard Jefferies and His Countryside </b>

Richard Jefferies and His Countryside

By: Arkell, Reginald

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1948

Seller ID: 009376

Condition: Good


Later Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, some sun-fading on the top edge. Spotting on fore0edge. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge wear and handling wear 7.375 inches tall; 190 pages. View more info

Image for <b>Natural History of British Fishes Their Structure, Economic uses, and Capture by Net and Rod. Cultivation Of Fish-Ponds. Fish Suited For Acclimatisation. Artificial Breeding Of Salmon.</b>

Natural History of British Fishes Their Structure, Economic uses, and Capture by Net and Rod. Cultivation Of Fish-Ponds. Fish Suited For Acclimatisation. Artificial Breeding Of Salmon.

By: Buckland, Frank

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London:, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge,: 1891.

Seller ID: 009215

Condition: Good


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

Image for <b>Sketches in Stable and Kennel  </b><br>[English Country Life]

Sketches in Stable and Kennel
[English Country Life]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London: England, Nattali & Maurce Ltd: 1944

Seller ID: 009702

Condition: Very Good


Lionel Edwards (1878 - 1966) was a British artist who specialized in painting horses and other aspects of British country life. He is best known for his hunting scenes but also painted pictures of horse racing, shooting and fishing. He provided illustrations for Country Life, The Sphere, The Graphic and numerous books. [wiki] Rather than the usual scenes of the horse and hound in the field, Mr. Lionel Edwards has drawn and painted his subjects for this volume, not in action on the hunting field, but for the most part resting at home. It is hear that the personalities can be studied to ... View more info

Image for <b> Beasts of the Chase </b><br>[ English Country Life] [Horse and Hound]

Beasts of the Chase
[ English Country Life] [Horse and Hound]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Putman & Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009704

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. This is bound as the Limited Edition but no limitation page. 4to; 27 cm.; 10.75 inches tall. vii - 50 pages. Illustrated with 8 color plates and 21 b/w drawings. In the words of Major Guy Paget. "Lionel Edwards is a landscape painter in the very top class, worthy to rank with any of the 19th century. He can paint the Hunt scurry as good and life-like as Ferneley, on a background worthy of Birket Foster..He has only to see a Hunt gallop once across his landscape to produce a dozen recognizable portraits of the men and their hunters,"iQuarter leather to ... View more info

Image for ...<b>Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland </b>

...Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland

By: Forbes, Allan

Price: $135.00

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

Image for <b>Walks In London  </b><br>[Two Volumes in One.]

Walks In London
[Two Volumes in One.]

By: Hare, Augustus J.C.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, George Routledge and Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 008466

Condition: Very Good


Two Volumes in One. Popular and well-respected guide book first published in 1878 covers first the City and then the West End. The first volume coverts the City; the second the West End. Hare (1834-1903) arranges these walks so the tourist can see as many objects of interest as possible. Popular and well-respected guide book first published in 1878. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Illustrated with in-text wood-engraved illustrations. Small 8vo; 7.7 inches tall. 511 pages with index and publisher's adverts. --- Previous owner's ... View more info

Image for <b>  Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye with fly, minnow, prawn, etc.</b><BR>[Fly Fishing]

Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye with fly, minnow, prawn, etc.
[Fly Fishing]

By: Hutton, J. Arthur ; Introductory note by R. B. Marston.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, The Fishing Gazette: 1920

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010505

Condition: Very Good


Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye with fly, minnow, prawn, etc. First edition. Contemporary quarter leather, paper-covered boards. 16mo; 16.5 cm; 6.5 inches tall; xii, 156 pages with 4 pp of adverts; with half-title, 4 folding plates in a pocket at rear, frontispiece, illustrations. ----------- Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear corners a bit worn with some loss. a few stray marks and stains, a bit over-opened, tiny bookplate to front pastedown, booksellers ticket to rear pastedown, non-authorial inscription to front free endpaper. View more info

Image for ...<b>In Search of England.</b>

...In Search of England.

By: Morton, H. V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Dodd, Mead & Company,: 1942.

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 004935


Very interesting tour of England between the 2 World Wars. 8.75 inches tall. 317 Pages with index. Decorated Endpages. Bindings tight and square. Minimal handling wear. Spine a touch of sun-fading. View more info

Image for ...<b>Newnes Motorists Touring Maps and Gazetteer. Complete Section Maps of the British Isles.</b>

...Newnes Motorists Touring Maps and Gazetteer. Complete Section Maps of the British Isles.

By: Newnes, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Newnes,: 1935

Seller ID: 004220


Dark red with black tones simulated leather boards with guilt titles and decorations. Bindings square and firm though a bit shaken. Text clean and toned. Maps in full color. Some minor spotting to front board. 11 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b>Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names.  </b><br> [English Country Life]

Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names.
[English Country Life]

By: Nimrod [Apperley, Charles J.]

Price: $180.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited,: 1926

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: 009673

Condition: Very Good


The author contributed to The Sporting Magazine, eventually his stories would be published in book form depicting themes related to foxhunting & horses. First Edition, Thus. A New Edition with an Introduction by W. Shaw Sparrow and Twenty-Four Illustrations in Colour and Half-tone after Ben Marshall, Henry Alken, Wolstenholme, R. B. Davis. Wm. Webb, H. D. Chalon, James Ward, R.A., etc. [First Published in 1838] 4to; 25.5cm.; 10.25 inches tall; v-xx, 294 pages with index of principle names; 1 page of publisher adverts. color frontispiece, plates (some color) folded map. View more info

Image for <b>Preston Manor, Brighton  </b><br>[Thomas-Stanford Museum]  [England]

Preston Manor, Brighton
[Thomas-Stanford Museum] [England]

By: Roberts, Henry D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: England, [Publisher not identified]: 1959

Seller ID: 009334

Condition: Near Fine


A History of the Manor and its Former Owners and A Description of the 'Macquoid 'Bequest. Situated near St. Peter's Church and Preston Park, Preston Manor represents an historic house in Brighton, decorated in Edwardian style. Dating back to the 18th century, it features a rich collection of ceramics, furniture, glass, clocks, silver, decorative art and other objects which belonged to the Stanford family. Stapled stiff pictorial wraps, no flaws byt offsetting from a now removed newsprint on pages 38-39. 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; 40 pages; illustrated with three photographs... View more info

Image for <b>England In Coronation Year  </b> [Associated British and Irish Railways]

England In Coronation Year [Associated British and Irish Railways]

By: S. P. B. Mais

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Associated British & Irish Railways: 1937

Seller ID: 010561

Condition: Very Good


Folded stapled wraps 9 inches tall; 8 inches wide when opened. 28 pages plus illustrated wraps. Folded tissue-paper map:13 by 8.25 inches. ------ Mild handling ware ; light toning. Only 1 copy found in OCLC/WorldCat View more info

Image for <b> In London Town </b>

In London Town

By: Smith, F. Berkeley

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York and London, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009481

Condition: Very Good


A travelogue by the author who states in the forward that he has been careful to omit all reference to the Tower and all directions to see the cathedrals..he simply is wring his reflections of early 20th century London. Well written and illustrated. Illustrations by the author and other prominent artists, with ,many drawings and photographs. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine has minor sun-fading. View more info

Image for Old England. Her Story Mirrored In Her Scenes

Old England. Her Story Mirrored In Her Scenes

By: Sparrow, W. Shaw

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, J. Pott: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010895

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's green cloth with gilt stamped decoration and titles. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Shelf handling wear with light corner rubs, edges show shelf handling. One tissue-guard with tear and partial loss. 4to; 10.25 inches tall (27.5cm); x, 347p. 80 captioned tissue-guarded plates, several in color. Illustrations: James Orrock. James Orrock R.I., R.O.I. (1829 - 1913), was a prominent Scottish collector of art and oriental ceramics, illustrator and landscape watercolorist. Some modern scholars like to believe Orrock was a forger and not only a dedi... View more info

Image for <b>Excursions in the County of Cornwall,<br> Comprising a Concise Historical and Topographical Delineation of the Principal Towns and Villages, together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Every Other Interesting Object of Curiosity; Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller and Tourist; Illustrated with Fifty Engravings, Including a Map of the County.</b><br>[England]

Excursions in the County of Cornwall,
Comprising a Concise Historical and Topographical Delineation of the Principal Towns and Villages, together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Every Other Interesting Object of Curiosity; Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller and Tourist; Illustrated with Fifty Engravings, Including a Map of the County.

[England]

By: Stockdale, F. W. L.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London:, Simpkin and Marshall,: 1824.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 005834


Collated and all called-for illustrations are present. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author, an engraved half title page and fifty plates offering views of historical sites and landmarks of the peninsula in southwestern England. Fold-out map of Cornwall.Bound in green leather, with raised bands, ornate gilt decorations and a gilt-lettered black leather label to the spine. Adorned with marbled edges and endpapers. External handling wear, with light soiling and rubbing to the covers. Bindings tight and square. A previous owner's elegantly written notatio... View more info

Image for <b>The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6.  </b><br> [English Country Life]

The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6.
[English Country Life]

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: $865.00

Publisher: London, Rudolph Ackermann: 1846

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009674

Condition: Very Good


This is one of Surtees few non-fiction works, taken from the sporting newspaper Bell's Life in London during the fox hunting season of 1845-6.Robert Smith Surtees was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. He left for London in 1825, intending to practice law in the capital, but had difficulty making his way and began contributing to the Sporting Magazine. "His Novels are pre-eminebt in the annals of sport".[ Kunitz]Henry Thomas Alken was an English painted and engraver chiefly known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching s... View more info

Image for <b>Seaside Watering Places: A Description of Holiday Resorts on the Coasts of England and Wales, The Channel Islands, and The Isle of Man, Including the Gayest and the Quietest Places.  </b><br>[England]

Seaside Watering Places: A Description of Holiday Resorts on the Coasts of England and Wales, The Channel Islands, and The Isle of Man, Including the Gayest and the Quietest Places.
[England]

By: [ Author Unknown]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London:, L. Upcott Gill,: [no date c1890]

Edition: Sixth Edition,

Seller ID: 008068

Condition: Very Good


An interesting, informative and difficult to locate guidebook of the English coast resorts at the end of the 19th Century. From title page: Giving Full Particulars of Them and Their Attractions, and All Other Information Likely to Assist Persons In Selecting Places In Which To Spend Their Holidays According To Their Individual Tastes. Text is 324 pages followed by a 45 page 1889 – 90 Business Directory; 13 page book catalogue and several unnumbered advertisements. Illustrated throughout, including advertising. Adverts have toned, text is clean with light even ... View more info

Image for <b>Chester: A Pageant of History  </b>

Chester: A Pageant of History

By: [Author not identified]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, Not identified: 0

Seller ID: 009336

Condition: Very Good


Chester is one of the best preserved walled cities in Britain. It has a number of medieval buildings, but some of the black-and-white buildings within the city centre are Victorian restorations. Apart from a 100-metre (330 ft) section, the listed Grade I walls are almost complete. Four panel brochure printed on both sides; 9 by 4 inches when closed; Illustrated with photos and has an ariel map with locations specified by a grid system. [No Date c1950]. No copies were located in OCLC. View more info

Image for ...<b>Small Talk At Wreyland  [Third Series].</b>

...Small Talk At Wreyland [Third Series].

By: [Devon, England] Torr, Cecil

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, University Press,: 1923.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005273


Charming mixture of personal and local history and gossip regarding life in a small village. "Wreyland is land by the Wrey, a little stream in Devonshire. The Wrey flows into the Bovey, and the Bovey into the Teign, and the Teign flows out into the sea at Teignmouth. The land is on the east side of the Wrey, just opposite the village of Lustleigh. It forms a manor, and gives its name to a hamlet of six houses, of which this is one." Quarter oatmeal buckram lettered in black over original paper-covered boards. Tape supported corners. Bindings square and firm. Text clean with some toning... View more info