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  • First Edition in unclipped dust jacket.
    Pagan Celtic Britain: by ROSS, Anne
    ROSS, Anne
    Pagan Celtic Britain: Studies in Iconography and Tradition.

    London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1967. A very good hardback - 433 pp. Original gilt and bronze lettered brown cloth, top edge brown, dust jacket in good condition (now in clear protective cover). Internally without inscriptions or other marks. Slight spine lean.255 x 195 mm (10 x 7¾ inches).

    A substantial work, which includes over 200 line drawings, 96 monochrome photographs, maps, appendix, list of abbreviations and a good sized index.

    Dr. Anne Ross has wide experience of living in Celtic-speaking communities where she has traced vernacular tradition. Using archaeological and anthropoligical evidence, as well as folklore, Dr. Ross provides broad insight into the early Celtic world.

    Book ID: 2290
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  • Panoramique du Cinéma illustré de 80 Photographies by MOUSSINAC, Leon
    MOUSSINAC, Leon
    Panoramique du Cinéma illustré de 80 Photographies

    Paris: Sans Pareil, 1929. First edition softback. Rebound in plain grey paper wrappers. Covers clean and tidy. pages are slightly darkened but still in very good condition. a detailed survey of the film industry at the end of the silent film era. Illustrated with 80 b/w photographic reproductions, this work written by the eminent French cinema historian sheds a valuable light on an industry about to enter the age of the "talkies." 150 pages. 230 by 160mm (9 by 6¼ inches). Première édition broché. Dans des emballages en papier gris uni. Couvertures propres et bien rangées. les pages sont légèrement noircies mais toujours en très bon état. une étude détaillée de l'industrie cinématographique à la fin de l'ère du…

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    Paris: Sans Pareil, 1929. First edition softback. Rebound in plain grey paper wrappers. Covers clean and tidy. pages are slightly darkened but still in very good condition. a detailed survey of the film industry at the end of the silent film era. Illustrated with 80 b/w photographic reproductions, this work written by the eminent French cinema historian sheds a valuable light on an industry about to enter the age of the "talkies." 150 pages. 230 by 160mm (9 by 6¼ inches). Première édition broché. Dans des emballages en papier gris uni. Couvertures propres et bien rangées. les pages sont légèrement noircies mais toujours en très bon état. une étude détaillée de l'industrie cinématographique à la fin de l'ère du cinéma muet. Illustré de 80 reproductions photographiques n/b, cet ouvrage de l'éminent historien du cinéma français jette un éclairage précieux sur une industrie qui s'apprête à entrer dans l'ère des « talkies ». 150 pages. 230 x 160 mm

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    Book ID: 3241
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  • Partners in Diplomacy by SMEDLEY, Beryl
    SMEDLEY, Beryl
    Partners in Diplomacy

    Ferring, Sussex: The Harley Press, 1990. Signed by the author to title page. First edition hardback in original unclipped dust jacket. With many b/w photos. The author, Lady Smedley (herself the wife of a British diplomat) tells the stories of nearly 300 years' worth of women who supported their diplomatic husbands - and some who didn't! 214 pages. 240 x 160 mm (9½ x 6¼ inches).

    Book ID: 3670
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  • Paul Robeson. The Life and Times of a Free Black Man. by HAMILTON, Virginia
    HAMILTON, Virginia
    Paul Robeson. The Life and Times of a Free Black Man.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1974. First Edition. Hardback, in original unclipped dust jacket. Brings to life the legendary athlete, lawyer, actor, singer, scholar, and activist, who passionately believed in equality for all, and wasn't afraid to say as much in his efforts to defend the rights and interests of black Americans. In good overall condition, with some rubbing to the dust jacket - shown in photographs. xvi, 217 pp. 215 x 150 mm (8½ x 6 inches).

    . Première édition. Livre relié, dans sa jaquette d'origine non décousue. Fait revivre le légendaire athlète, avocat, acteur, chanteur, érudit et activiste, qui croyait passionnément en l'égalité pour tous et n'avait pas peur de le dire dans ses efforts pour défendre…

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    New York: Harper & Row, 1974. First Edition. Hardback, in original unclipped dust jacket. Brings to life the legendary athlete, lawyer, actor, singer, scholar, and activist, who passionately believed in equality for all, and wasn't afraid to say as much in his efforts to defend the rights and interests of black Americans. In good overall condition, with some rubbing to the dust jacket - shown in photographs. xvi, 217 pp. 215 x 150 mm (8½ x 6 inches).

    . Première édition. Livre relié, dans sa jaquette d'origine non décousue. Fait revivre le légendaire athlète, avocat, acteur, chanteur, érudit et activiste, qui croyait passionnément en l'égalité pour tous et n'avait pas peur de le dire dans ses efforts pour défendre les droits et les intérêts des Noirs américains. En bon état général, avec quelques frottements sur la jaquette - illustrés par des photographies. xvi, 217 pp. 215 x 150 mm

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    Book ID: 4321
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  • Poet and Pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. by PHILLIPS, John
    PHILLIPS, John
    Poet and Pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Photographs by John Phillips. Collection du Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne. With texts by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, John Phillips, Cjarles-Henri Favrod.

    Zürich: Scalo, 1994. Very nice copy of this first edition thus (First English Language edition). Full page and contact sheet style photographs plus commentary. Illustrated dust wrapper with just a little bumping to the edges. Red boards with blue spine in excellent condition. A touching photographic study of the author and illustrator of the Little Prince. Internally spotless throughout. 88 pages. 315 by 230mm (12½ by 9 inches).

    Book ID: 3494
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  • Poliniae Testamentum. by ALMEDINGEN, E. M.
    ALMEDINGEN, E. M.
    Poliniae Testamentum. A poem.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1942. First edition in dust wrapper. Limited to 500 copies - this being copy 406. Signed by the author with a gift inscription to the front end paper. A poem of Poland's history from the earliest known beginnings to the time of writing (the second world war). Published at perhaps the darkest point of the war, the author tries to hold on to the belief that good will triumph. Text in English. 94 pages.
    The dust wrapper (now protected in clear removable acetate) has a small chip to the bottom edge of the spine, and a slight nicking elsewhere - otherwise clean and tidy. A touch of darkening to the white rear panel. The book itself is clean and tidy inside and out.

    Book ID: 1446
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  • Political Communications: The general election campaign of 1987 by CREWE, Ivor; HARROP, Martin
    CREWE, Ivor; HARROP, Martin
    Political Communications: The general election campaign of 1987

    Press Syndicate of the University of the University of Cambridge, 1989. First Edition. Hardback blue cloth, in original unclipped dust jacket. This book examines that process of political communication in the 1987 election. It is organised into eight parts: 1. The Electoral Setting; 2. The View from the Parties; 3. The Selling of the Parties; 4. The Performance of the Media; 5. Television; 6. The Role of the Local Media; 7. Opinion Polls; 8. Pressure Group Communication. A mix of academic research, expert experience and personal reflection, the chapters are written not only by academic scholars but by professionals from the worlds of advertising, polling, party organisation, press and television, and include pieces on the Conservative Party's campaign by…

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    Press Syndicate of the University of the University of Cambridge, 1989. First Edition. Hardback blue cloth, in original unclipped dust jacket. This book examines that process of political communication in the 1987 election. It is organised into eight parts: 1. The Electoral Setting; 2. The View from the Parties; 3. The Selling of the Parties; 4. The Performance of the Media; 5. Television; 6. The Role of the Local Media; 7. Opinion Polls; 8. Pressure Group Communication. A mix of academic research, expert experience and personal reflection, the chapters are written not only by academic scholars but by professionals from the worlds of advertising, polling, party organisation, press and television, and include pieces on the Conservative Party's campaign by its chairman at the time, Norman Tebbit, on the Labour Party's campaign by its Director of Communications, Peter Mandelson, and on the interviewing of political leaders by Sir Robin Day. Special attention is paid to the innovations that marked the 1987 campaign, including the celebrated Kinnock party election broadcast, the computerisation of constituency electioneering, equal broadcasting time for the three main parties, the eruption of constituency polling, and the TV 87 campaign for tactical voting. Dust jacket has some very light rubbing, and a little darkening to inside flaps. Overall in very good, clean condition. xv, 316 pp. 235 x 160 mm (9¼ x 6¼ inches). Première édition. Livre relié en toile bleue, sous jaquette d'origine non fermée. Ce livre examine le processus de communication politique lors des élections de 1987. Il est organisé en huit parties : 1. le contexte électoral ; 2. le point de vue des partis ; 3. la vente des partis ; 4. la performance des médias ; 5. la télévision ; 6. le rôle des médias locaux ; 7. les sondages d'opinion ; 8. la communication des groupes de pression. Mélange de recherches universitaires, d'expériences d'experts et de réflexions personnelles, les chapitres sont rédigés non seulement par des universitaires mais aussi par des professionnels du monde de la publicité, des sondages, de l'organisation des partis, de la presse et de la télévision. Ils comprennent des articles sur la campagne du parti conservateur rédigés par son président de l'époque, Norman Tebbit, sur la campagne du parti travailliste rédigés par son directeur de la communication, Peter Mandelson, et sur l'interview des dirigeants politiques rédigés par Sir Robin Day. Une attention particulière est accordée aux innovations qui ont marqué la campagne de 1987, notamment la célèbre émission électorale du parti de Kinnock, l'informatisation de la propagande électorale dans les circonscriptions, l'égalité du temps d'antenne pour les trois principaux partis, l'irruption des sondages dans les circonscriptions et la campagne de TV 87 pour le vote tactique. La jaquette présente de très légers frottements et un léger assombrissement à l'intérieur des rabats. Dans l'ensemble, l'ouvrage est en très bon état et propre. xv, 316 pp. 235 x 160 mm

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    Book ID: 4333
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  • Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain. by LODGE, Edmund.
    LODGE, Edmund.
    Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain. Oliver Cromwell - portrait and biography abstracted from Lodge.

    London: Henry G. Bohn, 1850. An engraved portrait of Oliver Cromwell. Engraved by Walker, taken from the collection of Earl Spencer at Althorp. There is also an 18 page biography of Cromwell by Lodge - taken from his Portraits of Illustrious Personages - volume V. portrait & 75-92 pp

    Condition: Although disbound, both the portrait and the biography are clean and tidy. There is a touch of darkening to the pages only. Now held in a protective cellophane packet. The biography largely has uncut pages. Overall a nice little piece.

    Book ID: 1381
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  • Remains of Pagan Saxondom. by AKERMAN, John Yonge
    AKERMAN, John Yonge
    Remains of Pagan Saxondom.

    London: John Russell Smith, 1855. First Edition. Original green full buckram, with paper label pasted to the spine. Half-title, vignette title page (Anglo-Saxon Barrows in Greenwich Park), xxviii, 84, with 40 fine plates, printed in colours and hand-finished, captioned J.Basire del set sc., grandson of James Basire, mentor to Blake.
    Owner's signature of Francis Vine. He was the vicar of Eastington, Stonehouse in Gloucestershire, member of Kent Archaeological society. and author of "Caesar in Kent: an Account of the Landing of Julius Caesar and His Battles With the Ancient Briton" Published in 1888. No doubt this work was an essential reference to him. The buckram is in good clean condition, but with a couple of small splits to the…

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    London: John Russell Smith, 1855. First Edition. Original green full buckram, with paper label pasted to the spine. Half-title, vignette title page (Anglo-Saxon Barrows in Greenwich Park), xxviii, 84, with 40 fine plates, printed in colours and hand-finished, captioned J.Basire del set sc., grandson of James Basire, mentor to Blake.
    Owner's signature of Francis Vine. He was the vicar of Eastington, Stonehouse in Gloucestershire, member of Kent Archaeological society. and author of "Caesar in Kent: an Account of the Landing of Julius Caesar and His Battles With the Ancient Briton" Published in 1888. No doubt this work was an essential reference to him. The buckram is in good clean condition, but with a couple of small splits to the spine edges. Paper label darkened and a little chipped. Library label to the front pastedown. Intermittent small library stamps throughout. Owner's signature to the half title. Binding is a little shaken, but holding. Intermittent foxing. Overall a nice copy. xxviii, 1-84 + plates. 300 by 230mm (11¾ by 9 inches).

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    Book ID: 2218
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  • Robert Baillie and the Second Scots Reformation by McCOY, F.N.
    McCOY, F.N.
    Robert Baillie and the Second Scots Reformation

    Berkeley: University Of California Press, 1974. First Edition, hardback in dust jacket. Clean and fresh, with just slight sun fading to spine of dust jacket. 244 pages. 235 x 160 mm (9¼ x 6¼ inches).

    Book ID: 3453
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  • Sea Road to the Indies. by HART, Henry H.
    HART, Henry H.
    Sea Road to the Indies. An account of the voyages and exploits of the Portuguese Navigators, together with the life and times of Dom Vasco Da Gama, Capitao-Mor, Viceroy of India and Count of Vidigueira.

    London: William Hodge and Company, Limited, 1952. First British edition. Hardback. In original unclipped dust jacket. Now in protective wrap. Red cloth with gilt title to spine. The map end papers have some age toning in line with the dust jacket. Inside is clean. The dust jacket has a little age-toning and some light rubbing / chips to the corners. Overall a good example. 296 pages. 225 x 145 mm (8¾ x 5¾ inches).

    Book ID: 2889
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  • Secret Despatches from Arabia. by [LAWRENCE, T.E.]
    [LAWRENCE, T.E.]
    Secret Despatches from Arabia. Published by Permission of the Foreign Office.

    London: 1939. Nice copy of this numbered limited first edition from The Golden Cockerel Press. Cream boards with quarter Niger leather spine and gilt titles by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. The black leather is in excellent condition, but the cream boards are a little rubbed on the corners, and slightly soiled. Still attractive though. The end papers have stains where tape has been used (it seems to hold a previous cover). Otherwise the book is in very good clean condition. #458 / 1000 copies. Printed on Arnold's mould made paper. Top edge gilt. Frontis photograph of Lawrence. 173, [2], pp. 255 x 195 mm (10 x 7¾ inches).

    Book ID: 3311
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  • Very scarce two volume work
    Selections from the most celebrated foreign literary journals and other periodical publications by TOOKE, William
    TOOKE, William
    Selections from the most celebrated foreign literary journals and other periodical publications

    London: J. Debrett, 1798. First edition. Two volumes, sympathetically rebound in half calf, with new leather spines, but retaining carefully restored original marbled boards. Original boards a little rubbed, but recent leather all very good. Some spots of foxing internally. 220 x 140 mm (8¾ x 5½ inches). Volume I: viii, 526 pp. Volume II: viii, 528 pp.
    William Tooke (1744–1820) was a British clergyman and an historian of Russia. This work gives a fascinating historical perspective, not only on his favoured Russia, but also on everything from the way ladies dressed in Peru, to the use of spices in 'the torrid zone'.

    Book ID: 2490
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  • An incunable leaf
    [Sermones de tempore et de Sanctis] by BONAVENTURE
    BONAVENTURE
    [Sermones de tempore et de Sanctis]

    Zwolle: [Johannes de Vollenhoe], 1479. An attractive leaf, taken from Bonaventure's Sermons. Printed in black with red highlighting of capitals and key letters. Printed to both sides of the leaf, in two columns. Area of light staining to the bottom corner of the leaf (visible both sides) otherwise in excellent condition. The paper is chain laid paper, with a crude unicorn watermark. Although we have been unable to date / match precisely, the paper and watermark are very similar to some in the graphics arts collection at Princeton University, including one from Bruges dated to 1475 and another dated 1593. Very small damage to the edge where removed from a book. Slight marking to one side of the paper. 270 x190 mm (10¾ x 7½ inches).

    Book ID: 3336
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  • Short sketches of eminent men of the North of England. by NOBLE, Mark
    NOBLE, Mark
    Short sketches of eminent men of the North of England.

    Newcastle Upon Tyne: Andrew Reid, 1885. Scarce. First Edition. Previously published as articles in the 'Consett Guardian'. Copac lists only two holdings - Newcastle and Oxford. Disbound, but the text block is complete and holding well (Has more the appearance of a tract). Has some age toning, and spots of foxing. Concise biographies of characters such as the "Father of Railways" George Stephenson, former Prime Minister Earl Grey, engineer and industrialist William George Armstrong (1st Baron Armstrong), Victorian ironmaster Sir Isaac Lowthian Bell, and others. 160 pages. 185 x 125 mm (7¼ x 5 inches).

    Book ID: 3029
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  • Spricht im Wormser Stadion der Führer der Nationalsozialisten. by SCH, R.
    SCH, R.
    Spricht im Wormser Stadion der Führer der Nationalsozialisten. Advertising ticket for Adolf Hitler speech in 1932.

    Worms: NSDAP, 1932. First edition. A small advertising ticket / flyer for a speech by Adolf Hitler held in the football stadium at Worms on Saturday 12 June 1932. This small ticket is based upon a larger poster by R. Sch, printed by gebruder Hoffman of Worms. This is printed on heavy recycled paper stock. Clearly printed, and cut with a serrated edge (or perhaps torn from a larger perforated sheet?). 70 by 100mm (2¾ by 4 inches). Very good, clean condition with no significant marks. A tiny hole just in from the right edge (perhaps a printing flaw?) A rare piece of ephemera, we can find no other copies for sale. Hitler spoke before 30,000 people on this,…

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    Worms: NSDAP, 1932. First edition. A small advertising ticket / flyer for a speech by Adolf Hitler held in the football stadium at Worms on Saturday 12 June 1932. This small ticket is based upon a larger poster by R. Sch, printed by gebruder Hoffman of Worms. This is printed on heavy recycled paper stock. Clearly printed, and cut with a serrated edge (or perhaps torn from a larger perforated sheet?). 70 by 100mm (2¾ by 4 inches). Very good, clean condition with no significant marks. A tiny hole just in from the right edge (perhaps a printing flaw?) A rare piece of ephemera, we can find no other copies for sale. Hitler spoke before 30,000 people on this, his only visit to Worms. The football stadium was originaly called the "Wormatia Stadium" but was henceforth (after 1933) proudly called the "Adolf Hitler Stadium" (or later the "Kampfbahn").

    . Première édition. Petit billet publicitaire / flyer pour un discours d'Adolf Hitler tenu dans le stade de football de Worms le samedi 12 juin 1932. Ce petit billet est basé sur une affiche plus grande de R. Sch, imprimée par gebruder Hoffman de Worms. Il est imprimé sur du papier recyclé épais. Il est clairement imprimé et coupé avec un bord dentelé (ou peut-être déchiré d'une feuille perforée plus grande ?). 70 x 100 mm. Très bon état, propre et sans marques significatives. Il s'agit d'un document éphémère rare, dont nous n'avons pas trouvé d'autres exemplaires à vendre. Hitler s'est exprimé devant 30 000 personnes lors de sa seule visite à Worms. Le stade de football s'appelait à l'origine le "Wormatia Stadium" mais fut désormais (après 1933) fièrement appelé le "Adolf Hitler Stadium" (ou plus tard le "Kampfbahn").

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  • Testament Politique du Marquis de Louvois by LOUVOIS, Marquis de [SANDRAS, Courilz de)
    LOUVOIS, Marquis de [SANDRAS, Courilz de)
    Testament Politique du Marquis de Louvois Premier ministre d'etat sous le regne de Louis XIV

    Cologne: Chez le Politique, 1695. Nice copy of this first edition forgery. Almost everything on the title page is false. The real author is the soldier turned author Coutilz de Sandras (1644-1712). The publication date of 1695 is accurate. The work is essentially fiction, written in a stately language and woven into a historical background. Full leather binding with small leather label and gilt title. A little rubbing and marking, but overall in very good condition. marking to the end papers from old tape. Frontis showing the grovelling marquis presenting his memoirs to the king. The rear Louvois died before this work was written. [x], 576. pages. Final blank end paper has been removed. Usually ascribed to Gatien de…

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    Cologne: Chez le Politique, 1695. Nice copy of this first edition forgery. Almost everything on the title page is false. The real author is the soldier turned author Coutilz de Sandras (1644-1712). The publication date of 1695 is accurate. The work is essentially fiction, written in a stately language and woven into a historical background. Full leather binding with small leather label and gilt title. A little rubbing and marking, but overall in very good condition. marking to the end papers from old tape. Frontis showing the grovelling marquis presenting his memoirs to the king. The rear Louvois died before this work was written. [x], 576. pages. Final blank end paper has been removed. Usually ascribed to Gatien de Courtilz. cf. B.M. Woodbridge, Gatien de Courtilz, 1925, p. 207; Sources de l'hist. de France, XVIIe siècle (1610-1715) IV, p. 353. conforms to OCLC: 13682009. 160 by 100mm (6¼ by 4 inches).

    . Bel exemplaire de cette première édition falsifiée. Presque tout ce qui figure sur la page de titre est faux. Le véritable auteur est le soldat devenu écrivain Coutilz de Sandras (1644-1712). La date de publication de 1695 est exacte. L'œuvre est essentiellement une fiction, écrite dans une langue majestueuse et tissée dans un contexte historique. Reliure en plein cuir avec petite étiquette en cuir et titre doré. Un peu de frottement et de marque, mais dans l'ensemble en très bon état. Marques sur les papiers de fin provenant de l'ancien ruban adhésif. Le frontispice montre le marquis grovelling présentant ses mémoires au roi. L'arrière Louvois mourut avant la rédaction de cet ouvrage. [x], 576. pages. Le dernier feuillet blanc de la fin a été enlevé. Habituellement attribué à Gatien de Courtilz. cf. B.M. Woodbridge, Gatien de Courtilz, 1925, p. 207 ; Sources de l'hist. de France, XVIIe siècle (1610-1715) IV, p. 353. conforme à OCLC : 13682009. 160 par 100mm

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    Book ID: 4460
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  • The Antiquities of Furness; by [WEST, Thomas]
    [WEST, Thomas]
    The Antiquities of Furness; Or, an Account of the Royal Abbey of St. Mary, in the Vale of Nightshade, Near Dalton in Furness, Belonging to the Right Honorable Lord George Cavendish

    Edition: First Edition

    London: The Author by T. Spilsbury, 1794. A decent copy of this First edition. Old (probably not contemporary) full leather boards, with gilt titles. This copy contains a folding plan of the Abbey, and a folding view of the East Prospect of the Abbey (both clean and tidy). There is also a folding map of the Liberty of Furness. This is somewhat creased and has a few small closed tears to it, and a couple of foxing spots. No loss though. Although anonymous, the dedication is signed Thomas West. The leather is somewhat rubbed, with a little loss to the head and tail of the spine - not much though. Internally mainly clean and tidy, with a touch of…

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    London: The Author by T. Spilsbury, 1794. A decent copy of this First edition. Old (probably not contemporary) full leather boards, with gilt titles. This copy contains a folding plan of the Abbey, and a folding view of the East Prospect of the Abbey (both clean and tidy). There is also a folding map of the Liberty of Furness. This is somewhat creased and has a few small closed tears to it, and a couple of foxing spots. No loss though. Although anonymous, the dedication is signed Thomas West. The leather is somewhat rubbed, with a little loss to the head and tail of the spine - not much though. Internally mainly clean and tidy, with a touch of foxing and a few spots only. Owner's bookplate for John Abraham of of Liverpool. Two folding plates and a folding map. ESTC: T144672. [20],lvi,[2],288,[136] pp.

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  • Bardo-Druidic Celtic philosophy
    The Barddas of Iolo Morganwg: by ITHEL, J. William ab
    ITHEL, J. William ab
    The Barddas of Iolo Morganwg: A Collection of Original Documents, Illustrative of the Theology Wisdom, and Usages of the Bardo-Druidic Systems of the Isle of Britain. Introduction by John Matthews

    Boston M.A: Red Wheel / Weiser, 2004. On its publication in the 19th century, Barddas stirred controversy. Some critics claimed that it was completely made up, or based on forgeries. Others defended it by pointing out similarities to other surviving Celtic documents with clear provenance.
    Photo-offset from the first printing, this edition of Barddas includes the original Welsh on verso pages with the English translation running on the recto pages. 425 pp.In original dust jacket. John Matthews has been a practicing shaman for over 30 years and is a leading authority on Celtic traditions, Grail and Arthurian legends, and the tarot. He is the author of a number of successful divinatory systems based on early spiritual beliefs, and has…

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    Boston M.A: Red Wheel / Weiser, 2004. On its publication in the 19th century, Barddas stirred controversy. Some critics claimed that it was completely made up, or based on forgeries. Others defended it by pointing out similarities to other surviving Celtic documents with clear provenance.
    Photo-offset from the first printing, this edition of Barddas includes the original Welsh on verso pages with the English translation running on the recto pages. 425 pp.In original dust jacket. John Matthews has been a practicing shaman for over 30 years and is a leading authority on Celtic traditions, Grail and Arthurian legends, and the tarot. He is the author of a number of successful divinatory systems based on early spiritual beliefs, and has acted as an adviser on several motion pictures, including Jerry Bruckheimer's King Arthur. Both book and dust jacket are in fine / as new condition. 240 x 160mm (9½ x 6¼ inches

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  • Author signed dedication.
    The Battle for the Labour Party. by KOGAN, David and KOGAN, Maurice
    KOGAN, David and KOGAN, Maurice
    The Battle for the Labour Party.

    London: Kogan Page Ltd, 1982. Signed First edition. Hardback in original unclipped dust jacket. The Labour Party in turmoil. Drawing on hitherto unpublished interview material and documents. An original and fascinating account of The Labour Party in the early 1980s. Signed dedication to front by David Kogan. Book and jacket in very good condition. 160 pages. 225 x 140 mm.

    David Kogan OBE is a British media executive, historian and journalist, who is an expert on the history of the Labour Party.

    Book ID: 3697
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