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1782. ROBERTSON, William. HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES V. With a view of the progress of society in Europe from the subversion of the Roman Empire, to the beginning of the Sixteenth Century. In four volumes. A New edition. Vol. I(-IV)....

From Boston Book Company


Memoirs and Observations Topographical, Physical, Mathematical, Mechanical, Natural, Civil and Ecclesiastical. Made in late Journey Through the Empire of China, And Published in several Letters by Louis le Comte, Jesuit

London : Benjamin Tooke, 1699 A fair copy of the 3rd edition of this scarce work, first published in French in 1696. With frontispiece, folding map, 2 folding plates, 1 single page plate, a folding table and an illustration in the text. Louis le Comte was...

From E C Books


Complete Works of William H. Prescott in 16 Volumes by Prescott, William H

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1903. William H. Prescott's major historical writings were from the mid-1820s until the author's death from a stroke in 1859. This collection includes the final "New and Revised Edition," first published in...

From Grimalkin Books



London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green. Very Good+. 1860. Hardcover. Full clean, supple leather. Double ruled gilt border on covers. Spine with raised bands, gilt titles and ruled borders with center floral design. Texts tight, clean &...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


The Memoirs of That Great Favourite Cardinal Woolsey; with Remarks on His Rise and Fall; and Other Secret Transactions of His Ministry in Church and State. Together with a Memorial Presented to Queen Elizabeth, By William Cecil, Lord Burleigh. [Wolsey] by [Cardinal Wolsey] [Cavendish]

London: B. Bragg at the Blew-ball, 1706. Small octavo, half-title, titlepage, pp (4), 230, (ii), a little browning and foxing, chafe marks to top and bottom edge of pages with loss of corners, (not affecting text), endpapers a bit marked and stained, neat...

From Mike Park Ltd


THE RISE OF THE DUTCH REPUBLIC: A History by John Lothrop Motley

London- UK: Ward, Lock & Co, 1882. THE RISE OF THE DUTCH REPUBLIC: A History- John Lothrop Motley- Illustrated- Ward, Lock & Co-London-UK- nd[1882]- Warwick House- 1st Thus- Hardcover:-4to-VG++/ no jacket as issued- original publishers fine bindin...

From jakoll


The Life of Charles Lever by W.J. Fitzpatrick

Ward Lock, London, 1884. Revised Edition. Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Corners and some edges worn and frayed. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining a...

From Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books


Letters and Memorials of State in the Reigns of Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, King James, King Charles the First, Part of the Reign of King Charles the Second and Oliver's Usurpation. Written and Collected By Sir Henry Sydney Knight of the Garter, Etc by SYDNEY, Sir Henry

London: Arthur Collins Esq 1746. Folio. 2 volumes. pp, [frontis] [xi] xii 400 [i] xii 733., Contemporary gilt bordered full leather, with 6 gilt decorated compartments on spine, raised bands and red morocco title labels. Steel engraved frontis depicts Sir...

From Foster Books


La Turquie nouvelle : jugée au point où l'ont amenée les réformes du sultan Mahmoud by L.-P.-B. d'Aubignosc

Paris, DELLOYE, 1839. Book Condition: VERY GOOD . Tome 1: XIII + 462 pp. 1st Edition. Text in French language. 8vo size: 22x14cm. Hardcover: Contemp. Cloth-cover with gilded spine in very good condition with only some light browning of the spine due to sh...

From Historica Rare Books


The Law of Civilization and Decay: An Essay on History by Adams, Brooks

London: Swan Sonnenschein & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards moderately worn, small white spot on . rear boards, pages lightly toned.. 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Maroon cloth. Titles in gilt on spine. x, 302pp, index. Owner bookplate (...

From Old Saratoga Books


How to Survive the H Bomb -and Why ---by Pat Frank by Frank, Pat

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / NY, New York: Philadelphia, PA / N.Y. / New York: J B Lippincott, 1962, 1st edition, First Printing, 1962. ------------hardcover, a solid Very Good example with light wear to the boards and corners, in a Good chipped and tor...

From Leonard Shoup


The historie of the holy warre; by Thomas Fuller, B.D. prebendarie of Sarum, late of Sidney Colledge in Cambridge; [bound with] The Holy State [and the Profane State] by FULLER, Thomas (1608-1661)

Cambridge: printed by Roger Daniel, and are to be sold by John Williams at the signe of the Crown in Pauls Church-yard [through 1648], 1647. Full Calf. Fine. Small Folio: [16], 286, [28, chronological table and index]pp, with additional engraved title p...

From Fine Editions Ltd


Municipality of Buffalo , New York : a History 1720 - 1923 , 4 Volumes by Hill , Henry Wayland

New York: Lewis Historical Pub., 1923. Book. Illus. by Unknown. Fine. Hard Cover Cloth. 1st. ed. 1923 , Hardcover with dark green cloth and black spine and corners gilded letters on the spine , all FOUR volumes complete set. Each of the four volumes are i...

From GibbsBooks


The Greatest Plague of Life; or the Adventures of a lady in search of a good servant. By one who has been almost worried to death. Edited by the Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. by Mayhew, Henry & Augustus

London, United Kingdom: David Bogue, 1847. Not Dated (1847 BL) Blue bds with blind embossed decoration and bright Gilt spine title (cloth at spine ends sl chipped and cnrs sl buffed, bds have dark marks from transfer from neigbouing books on shelf) pp 285...

From Ariel Books


Frontier : The Battle for the North Island of New Zealand 1860-1872 by Peter Maxwell

2000 1st Edition (Celebrity) french flaps, larger format (4to), b&w photos, 372 pages, AUTHOR-SIGNED & NUMBERED [in first 20] with presentation-dedication (special copy)............................... Clean & tight, author-signed else inscription-free, ...

From NZ Story


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