Devon Notes and Queries. A Quarterly Journal Devoted to the Local History, Biography and Antiquities of the County of Devon. (Volumes 1 and 2)

Amery, P. F. S., et al., eds. / Exeter: James G. Commin, 1900
Volume 1, January 1900 through October 1901, complete in 8 numbers, [viii], 264 pp., plates + Volume 2, January 1902 through October 1903, complete in 8 numbers, 268 pp., plates with one of them folding; library book plates and hand stamps, later half leather bindings need replacement but only light general age toning to interiors and all front covers from original paper wrappers retained. Volumes Included: 2

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England, Devon, SAM57

Item #: 550741

$55.18

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Notes and Gleanings. A Monthly Magazine devoted chiefly to subjects connected with the Counties of Devon and Cornwall. (Volumes 1-4)

Cotton, William, & James Dallas, eds. / Exeter: William Pollard and Co., printers, 1888
Volumes 1 through 4, January 1888 through December 1891, Whole Numberes 1 through 48, only; small quarto, the first three volumes have the general title and index bound in, there may have been none published for the fourth volume; library markings including partially erased hand stamps, later half leather binding dry and rubbed with some sides detached, text blocks age toned but well sewn and not fragile. Volumes Included: 4

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England, Devon, Cornwall, SAM57

Item #: 550705

$35.83

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Leicestershire and Rutland Notes and Queries and Antiquarian Gleaner. An Illustrated Quarterly Magazine. (Parts 1-12)

Spencer, John, & Thomas Spencer, eds. / Leicester/London: J. & T. Spencer/Elliot Stock, 1889
Volume 1, Parts 1-8, complete, [viii], 311, [1] pp., plates + Volume 2, Parts 9-12, 151, [1] pp., plates; library book plates and markings, later half leather bindings, dry, worn, and need replacement, one plate in first volume becoming detached and tattered at margin with no loss, general age toning to text but not fragile, good. Volumes Included: 2

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England, Leicestershire, Rutland, SAM57

Item #: 550742

$27.97

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Twelve Camera Pictures of Clovelly. Reproduced as Picture Postcards in Photogravure, Sepia Matt Finish.

Photochrom Co., Ltd. / London/Tunbridge Wells:
oblong 16mo, 12 postcards after photographs by P. A. Ellis, bound in a paper booklet with window cover, splitting at bottom from joint of front cover but overall very good+. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England, North Devon, Clovelly, photography, postcards, GGG

Item #: 504334

$30.29

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North Devon (including West Somerset) and North Cornwall from Exmoor to the Scilly Isles with a description of the Various Approaches. (Thorough Guide Seies)

Ward, C. S. / London: Delau & Co., 1904
London: Delau & Co., 1904; Eighth Edition, Revised; small octavo, viii (special routes for cyclists), xvi, 159, [7], [2] (ads), 80 (ads), 8 (ads) pp., folding color maps and plans, an 8 page supplement inserted loose, original red cloth with index map on front endpapers; library bookplate and markings, binding faded at spine, interior partially age toned, the supplement browned and lightly frayed at fore edge with no loss, good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: travel, Great Britain, Devon, Cornwall, guidebooks, NHC

Item #: 574683

$16.99

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South Devon (including W. Dorset Coast from Weymouth) and South Cornwall, with a full description of Dartmoor and the Scilly Isles. (Thorough Guide Series)

Ward, C. S., & M. J. B. Baddeley. / London: Dulau & Co., 1902
Sixth Edition, Revised; small octavo, viii (special routes for cyclists), xix, [1], 229, [7], [2] (ads), 80 (ads) pp., folding color maps and plans, original red cloth with index map on front endpapers; library bookplate and markings, binding faded at spine, interior partially age toned, overall good+. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: travel, Great Britain, Devon, Cornwall, guidebooks

Item #: 574730

$31.24

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The English Baronetage: containing A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the English Baronets, Now Existing: Their Descents, Marriages, and Issues ... illustrated With their Coats of Arms ... (etc. etc.)

Collins, Arthur, attributed but Thomas Wooton has also been suggested. / London: Printed for Tho. Wotton, 1741
4 volumes in 5 (the third volume is in two parts), complete with all the plates; Volume 1. [title leaf], vi, 546, [50] (volume index and one page of advertising) pp., 8 leaves of plates printed on both sides + Volume 2. [title leaf], 417, [51] (volume index and one page of advertising) pp., 11 leaves of plates printed on both sides + Volume 3, Part 1. [title leaf], 352, [40] (part index), 21 leaves of plates printed on both sides + Volume 3, Part 2. 353-720 (pagination continuous from previous part), [42] (part index) pp. + Volume 4. 410, [48] (volume index) pp., 20 leaves of plates with most printed on both sides; there are printer's errors in the pagination and all volumes are slightly longer than indicated but complete as issued; contemporary full leather with red leather spine labels and all edges sprinkled red; bindings now worn with splitting and peeling at and near joints and hinges cracked with some sides held on only by cords, three of the titles neatly repaired at margins with no loss and all age stained and with the name of a previous owner at corner, a few smudges but the main texts and plates are overall clean; Moule (Biblioteca Heraldica) DXXXIX preferring Wooten as the author. Volumes Included: 5

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England, Barons, Baronetage, heraldry, genealogy

Item #: 506506

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$188.60

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Old and New Hull: being Drawings of Kingston-upon-Hull, with Descriptive and Historical Notices; also Portraits of Local Men with Biographical and Genealogical Notes. Re-issue with Many Additions.

Wildridge, T. Tindall. / Hull: Montgomery & Son, 1889
Hull: Montgomery & Son, 1889; second edition; with the pictorial red label on first blank "This Copy Old & New Hull is bound in ancient oak from the old Grammar School. T. Tindall Wildridge", the preface notes that the wood is "the very oak which was built into the Grammar School by William Gee in 1583 - and some of which, it may well be, was from the older building erected by Bishop Alcock in 1483"; large quarto (slightly shorter than 28 cm.), [viii], 316, [12] (index) pp., frontis., 105 plates, a few facsimile documents not counted as plates, and a few illustrations in text; book plate of a Masonic library, leather spine very rubbed, the substantial oak sides have a tip chipped at lower back cover, text age toned with a few margin chips but no loss, the paper becoming fragile and needs careful handling. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England, Hull, wood bindings

Item #: 549373

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$162.23

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The Peerage of England, Scotland, and Ireland; or, The Ancient and Present State of the Nobility. Containing a Genealogical Account of the Respective Peers whether by Tenure, Summons, or Creation ...

Debrett / London: Printed for W. Owen, L. Davis, and J. Debrett, 1790
3 volumes; Volume I. The Peerage of England. 6 (beginning with half title), [39]-41, [3], 1-44 (The Arms of the Peers and Peeresses of England, engraved plates with 43/44 blank save for rule and page number as they should be), [1]-492, [3] (ads) pp., frontis., engraved volume title, as issued + Volume II. The Peerage of Scotland. [4] (half title, title), i, [ii], [v], vi (as issued?, catch word connects), 1-18 (The Arms of the Peers and Peeresses of Scotland, engraved plates), [1]-372 pp., frontis., engraved volume title, + Volume III. The Peerage of Ireland. [8] (beginning with half title), 1-30 (The Arms of the Peers and Peeresses of Ireland, engraved plates), [1], 443 (ends with a catch word but the following page a blank); contemporary calf worn with joints split and margins dark and crackled, armorial book plate of "Geo. Morgan Esqr." (a simple three pointed shield hatched for sable and a lion rampant at center) in first and third volumes but removed from second, one leaf of plates in the second volume has a shallow paper defect in margin not touching border, else only light general age toning to interiors. Volumes Included: 3

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, peerage, nobility, heraldry, genealogy, LY

Item #: 514142

$71.46

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The Tryal, Examination and Condemnation of Occasional Conformity, &c. at a Sessions of Oyer and Terminer, held at Westminster, before Mr. Just. Upright, and Mr. Bar. Integrity, December the 22d, MDCCXI.

Author Unknown / London: Printed for, and Sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1712
first edition but very similar to the 1703 publication with a slightly different title, "The Mitred-Cabal, a Poem on the Occasional-Bill" on pages 34-36 is new for this version; small octavo, [2] (title leaf, A1), 36, [2] (ads) pp.; general light age toning, margins cut down but not close and no letters touched, light extraction roughness at spine but still well sewn in self wrappers; Dame Occasional Conformity is put on trial for "Abetting and Contriving the Extirpation of the Establish’d Religion" using the weapon of Latitudinarianism. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, religious dissenters, Toleration Act, satire, Church of England

Item #: 671544

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$283.88

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Mediaeval Archives of the University of Oxford. (publications of the Oxfored Historical Society Volume 70 for 1917 and Volume 73 for 1919)

Salter, H. E., ed. / Oxford: Oxford Historical Society 1920
first edition (there was a delay in publication); 2 volumes, ix, [3], 381, [9] pp. + xix, [1], 385, [9] pp.; dark blue original cloth lightly rubbed, private ownership markings including book plate and signature of Professor Astrik L. Gabriel, light general age toning to text, still a sound, good+ set. Volumes Included: 2

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: medieval studies, Great Britain, England, University of Oxford, NDZ

Item #: 719203

$68.38

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The Parliamentary or Constitutional History of England; being a Faithful Account Of all the Most remarkable Transactions in Parliament, From the earliest Times. Collected From the Journals of both Houses ...

Several Hands. / London: Thomas Osborne and William Sandby, 1751
the Records, original Manuscripts, scarce Speeches, and Tracts; all compared with the several Contemporary Writers, and connected, throughout, with the History of the Times. By Several Hands.; first edition; 24 volumes including the General Index, minor variations to subtitles and imprints; library markings including book plates and hand stamps on interior pages, quarter leather bindings worn and dry with some sides detached and the index volume missing a side, one volume and the index have the text block broken into two sections, light general age toning but paper not fragile, three of the volumes have the book plate of Sir Everard Fawkener and probably others under the library book plates. Volumes Included: 24

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Big Sets, Great Britain, Parliament, England, constitutional history

Item #: 547114

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$729.06

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The English Baronetage: containing A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the English Baronets, Now Existing: Their Descents, Marriages, and Issues ... illustrated With their Coats of Arms ... (etc. etc.)

Collins, Arthur, attributed but Thomas Wooton has also been suggested. / London: Printed for Tho. Wotton, 1741
4 volumes in 5 (the third volume is in two parts), complete with all the plates; Volume 1. [title leaf], vi, 546, [50] (volume index and one page of advertising) pp., 8 leaves of plates printed on both sides + Volume 2. [title leaf], 417, [51] (volume index and one page of advertising) pp., 11 leaves of plates printed on both sides + Volume 3, Part 1. [title leaf], 352, [40] (part index), 21 leaves of plates printed on both sides + Volume 3, Part 2. 353-720 (pagination continuous from previous part), [42] (part index) pp. + Volume 4. 410, [48] (volume index) pp., 20 leaves of plates with most printed on both sides; there are printer's errors in the pagination and all volumes are slightly longer than indicated but complete as issued; most joints severed or weak, texts and plates are overall clean & quite bright; Moule (Biblioteca Heraldica) DXXXIX preferring Wooten as the author. Volumes Included: 5

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England, Barons, Baronetage, heraldry, genealogy BIG SETS

Item #: 547131

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$175.70

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First impressions of England and Its People.

Miller, Hugh. / Boston (etc.): Gould and Lincoln (etc.), 1859
Boston (etc.): Gould and Lincoln (etc.), 1859; 430, [2] (ads) pp., portrait frontis.; original cloth rubbed with a narrow line of chipping at head of spine, age staining to portrait, general light age toning to text, good+ only; autobiographical notes by the Scottish geologist. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England

Item #: 542000

$28.00

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The Practical Guide to the City of York and Its Cathedral. Illustrated

Johnson, Ben. / York: Ben Johnson and Company, 1880
small octavo, viii, 120, [6] (ads) pp., double page map, plates; library markings, original stiff paper sides with cloth spine rubed, general light age toning to text and a few leaves corner creased, still overall good+. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England, York

Item #: 547877

$26.26

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London Historical & Picturesque.

London, England. / NP: 1920
large oblong quarto, 25 full page sepia photogravures with no text other than captions, a smaller illustration of the Hotel Rubens mounted on front cover, original paper wrappers lightly frayed but overall very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: London, England, Great Britain

Item #: 557784

$59.95

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Art Treasures of the West Country. ... 25 May to 26 June 1937

Joint Committee of Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and the Royal West of England Academy / Bristol?: 1937
small octavo, 91 pp., a few plates; good+ in original paper wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England, art

Item #: 591479

$27.54

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Canterbury Cathedral.

Warner, S. A. / London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1923
[xvi], 245, [1], v pp., frontis., plates, spine covering gone, needs rebacking or rebinding, reading copy. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England, Canterbury

Item #: 632402

$4.88

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The Place-Names of Derbyshire.

Walker, Bernard. / Kendal 1914
two articles from the Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Journal, 1914-1915, total of 310 pages and here bound together in red later half calf; binding rubbed and light general age toning to interior, sound and good+. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, England, Derbyshire

Item #: 644663

$18.77

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The Book of Bolton: Issued by Authority of the Bolton Corporation and the Co-Operation of the Bolton Chamber of Commerce.

Ed. J. Burrow & Co. / Cheltenham/London: Ed. J. Burrow & Co., Ltd. 1961
196 pp., paperback, very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: ggg England Great Britain

Item #: 689503

$3.92

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