All Books

[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 25th of May, 1948: Published by Authority...The carrier borne aircraft attack on Kirkenes and Petsamo. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
3169-3177pp, [1]. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 95.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 2nd of March, 1948: Published by Authority...The capture of Diego Suarez. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
1589-1616pp. With two plans (one folding). Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 95.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 3rd of February, 1948: Published by Authority...The African campaign from El Alamein to Tunis, from 10th August, 1942 to 13th May, 1943. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
839-887pp, [1]. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, manuscript lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, very occasional ink-spotting.
Price
£ 95.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 4th of May, 1948: Published by Authority...Action between British and Italian forces off cape Spartivento on 27th November, 1940. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
2799-2808pp. With two charts (one folding). Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 95.00
[LONDON TRADE]. A Complete guide to All Persons who have any Trade or Concern with the City of london, and Parts adjacent... Printed for T. and T. Longman et al.. 1755. Sixth edition.
[2], 178pp, [24]. Contemporary blind-ruled speckled calf, recently rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, some surface loss to bumped corners. Very occasional spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
[LONDON]. London: a descriptive poem. Printed for William Darton. 1812. Second edition, corrected.
28pp, [4]. With eight copper-plates (dated 1813), and two terminal advertisement leaves. Stitched in original publisher's buff paper wrappers, lettered in black. Extremities dust-soiled and a trifle rubbed, some loss to spine. Substantial loss to foot of title, touching imprint with loss of price, occasional marginal chipping and small ink spots to text, tear to one plate, partial naive colouring of four plates.
Price
£ 275.00
[LONDON]. The Book of Coach-Rates; or Hackney-Coach Directory. Describing Above Four Thousand fares within the Cities of London and Westminster, and Limits of the Bills of Mortality; The Price of Each Fare being annexed; and the Exact Distance specified, according to an Accurate Measurement of the Ground. Alphabetically disposed... Printed for the Editior; and Sold by W. Owen et al.. 1762. First edition.
xii, 118pp. Without terminal blank leaf. ESTC N32380. [Bound after:] [HENRY, David]. An Historical Description of the tower of london, and its curiosities... London. Printed for T. Carnan and F. Newbery, 1778. iv, [1], 6-71pp, [1]. ESTC T86735. [And:] [HENRY, David]. An historical description of St. paul's cathedral... London. Printed for T. Carnan and F. Newbery, 1777. iv, 56pp. ESTC T102526. [And:] [HENRY, David]. An Historical Description of westminster abbey, its monuments and curiosities... London. Printed for T. Carnan and F. Newbery, 1778. iv, [1], 6-144pp. ESTC T194093. 12mo. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf. Without lettering-piece, rubbed, joints split - boards held by cords only. Very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
[LYTTELTON, George Lytellton, Baron]. The court-secret: A Melancholy Truth. Now first Translated from the Original Arabic. By an Adept in the Oriental Tongues. Printed for T. Cooper. 1742. Second edition.
43pp, [1]. Later pink paper wrappers. Some marking to extremities. Ink price to head of title (Vol. 3d), ink manuscript annotation to verso, occasional light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 200.00
[MACKENZIE, Colin]. Notes relating to the procedure in the elections of the representatives in the british parliament of the Peers of Scotland. Printed by J. Hay & Co.. 1818. First edition.
iv, [1], 6-68pp. Uncut and unopened, stitched, as issued. Inked annotation to head of title, title and p.68 a trifle dust-soiled, some creasing, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
[MADAME TUSSAUD AND SONS]. Biographical and Descriptive Sketches of the distinguished characters which compose the unrivalled exhibition of madame tussaud and sons... Printed for Madame Tussaud and Sons. 1851.
32pp. Original publisher's printed salmon paper wrappers. Extremities a trifle toned and spotted. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[MAIR, John]. A compendious geographical and historical grammar: exhibiting a brief survey of the terraqueous globe; and shewing, The Situation, Extent, Boundaries, and Divisions of the various Countries; their Chief Towns, Mountains, Rivers, Climates, and Productions; their Governments, Revenues, Commerce, and their Sea and Land Forces... Printed for W. Peacock and Sons. 1802. Second edition.
xxviii, 408pp, [8]. With 13 engraved folding maps hand-coloured in outline, the first bound as frontispiece. Contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, richly gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Spine and edges rubbed, slight cracking to boards, some surface loss. Upper hinge cracked, ink inscription to recto of FFEP, offsetting to title, occasional foxing.
Price
£ 100.00
[MAISTRE, Joseph de]. Du pape. Chez Rusand; Chez Beauce-Rusard. 1819. First edition.
In two volumes. xlii, [2], 400pp, [4]; [3], 402-685pp, [3]. With a half-title to each volume. Uncut in original decorated paper wrappers. Rubbed, slight surface loss and tearing. Internally clean and crisp but for occasional light browning.
Price
£ 125.00
[MALCOLM, David]. The Sorrows of Love, A Poem, In Three Books. Printed by Mundell & Son. 1801. First Edition.
[8], 135pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut in original marbled paper boards, buff spine. Rubbed, with some loss to spine and a little marking to boards.
Price
£ 325.00
[MAN]. Thoughts on the nature of man, the propagation of creeds, and the formation of human character. Joseph Clayton et al.. 1850. First edition.
83pp, [1]. Disbound. Slightest of dust-soiling to title and terminal leaf, single instance of manuscript correction to text, else clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[MARINE BOILERS]. Forged steel water-tube marine boilers. Manufactured by Babcock & Wilcox Limited, London, England, and The Babcock & Wilcox Co. New York, U.S.A.. Babcock & Wilcox Co.. 1907. Third edition.
192pp. Profusely illustrated with monochrome photographic reproductions throughout. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in white. Lightly rubbed. Decorated endpapers, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00