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Life in Medieval England
Bagley, J.J. (Edited by Peter Quennell)
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd. , 1961. Cloth Second Impression Near Fine English Life Series. Edited by Peter Quennell. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Octavo (5.5 x 8.75 inches). Green cloth with gilt titling to spine. Pp. xvi, 1-175, fully illustrated from illuminated manuscripts in the British Museum, the Bodleian Library as well as British and Continental archives. Chapters, and subsequent bibliographies on daily medieval life and customs in Castle and Court, Manor House and Peasant's Cottage, City and Mar... more information
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The Heyday of Natural History: 1820-1870
Barber, Lynn
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1980. Quarter Cloth First edition Fine in Near Fine DJ Fine in a Near Fine DJ. Quarto (7 x 10). Quarter cloth with paper boards, gilt lettering to spine. 320 pp., fully illustrated in b/w. An early social history of the Zoo tracing the relationship between the natural history craze and 'natural theology'; the belief that the study of nature brings spiritual enlightenment. ... more information
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Early British Railways. A King Penguin Book #56
Barman, Christain
Early British Railways.  A King Penguin Book #56
Harmondsworth: Penguin Books , 1950. Boards First printing Near Fine A Near Fine Copy in a Fine DJ. Lightly foxed fore-edge. 12mo (5 x 7.25 inches). Decorated boards with matching DW. Pp. 40, with 16 colour plates from old prints and drawings of British Railways from the early to the mid nineteenth century. Introduced during the outbreak of W.W.II, and written by noted authorities of the day, the King Penguins were elegantly designed and produced miniature hardbacks on subjects ranging from the his... more information
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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
Barrie, J.M
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
New York: Weathervane Books, 1975. First edition, third printing Fine condition in a Fine DJ. Octavo (7.25x10.25 Inches). Blue illustrated boards. Pp. 125, fully illustrated with fifty color plates by Arthur Rackham. ... more information
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The Pilgrim Fathers; or, The Founders of New England in the Reign of James the First
Bartlett, W.H
The Pilgrim Fathers;  or, The Founders of New England in the Reign of James the First
London: Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co., 1854. Second Edition, revised A Near Fine Copy. Royal Octavo (7.25 x 10.5 inches) Brown embossed cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. TEG. Corners frayed. Light foxing plates, not affecting the image. pp. xii, 240, 17. Steel-engraved frontispiece and title page. plus 26 engraved plates, with tissue guards. Numerous wood-engraved text illustrations. Includes a 17 pages publisher's catalogue bound in. Based on the original chronicles of the... more information
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Cambridge
Barwell, Noel
London: Blackie & Son Limited, 1945. Boards First printing Fine in Near Fine DJ Fine in a Near Fine DJ. 8vo (5.75 x 8.25 inches). Grey boards with green lettering to front board and spine. Clipping to ffl [1-4] 64 pp. Colored frontispiece + 11 colored plates. One of the 'Beautiful England and Scotland' series. Illustrated with 12 reproductions of original water-colour paintings by E.W Haslehust. Text by Noel Barwell ... more information
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The Sport of Falconry. Hunting Bird from a Wild Bird
Bastyai, Lorant de
London: Pelham Books , 1968. Boards First Printing Fine Fine in a Fine DJ. Octavo (5.75 x 8.75 inches). Red boards with gilt lettering to spine. 172 pp. fully illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawing. The definitive guide to falconry by one of the world's great falconers: Hungarian born Lorant de Bastyai. Forward by Brian Vesey-FitzGerald ... more information
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An Essay on Hardy
Bayley, John
An Essay on Hardy
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1978. First printing A Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. Slight soiling to verso. Octavo ( 5.75 x 8.75 inches). China Red boards with gilt lettering. Pp. 237. A new approach to Hardy as a poet and novelist, by John Bayley, the then Warton Professor of English Literature, Oxford University. ... more information
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The Alcotts Biography of a Family
Bedell, Madelon
The Alcotts  Biography of a Family
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1980. First printing Fine condition in a Fine dust jacket. Royal Octavo (7.5x9.5 Inches). Navy blue boards with blue cloth spine and gold lettering. Pp. 400, fully illustrated with historical b/w photographs and drawings. The story of the famed Alcott family, who's daughters Anna, Louisa, Elizabeth and May were the inspiration for the March family in Louisa May Alcotts celebrated novel Little Women. ... more information
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Select Poems Divine and Humane
Beedome, Thomas
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1928. Limited Edition VG. Lightly soiled and toned. Octavo. (11.5 x 19.8 cm). Limp parchment, thronged. Gilt embellishment and lettering to front board and spine. Slipcase. Printed in Janson type on Van Gelder Paper in a limited edition of 1250 copies; this being #198. (7) 151 (1) i-iv [v-vii]. Edited, with introduction by Francis Meynell, a fine printing of Thomas Beedome's poems originally and posthumously printed in 1641. (Ransom 46) ... more information
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In Search of Mermaids. The Manatees of Guiana
Bertram, Colin
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1964. Boards First American edition Fine in Near Fine DJ Fine in a Near Fine, slightly worn DJ. Octavo (6 x 8 Inches). Teal boards with white lettering to spine. 183 pp. The author explores the Manatee of British Guiana, the fascinating sea mammal which is the living truth behind the legend of the seductive water maidens, mermaids. ... more information
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Wachendorfia thyrsiflora Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Bessa, Pancrace
Wachendorfia thyrsiflora  Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Paris: Bessa, 1836. First edition Fine with original hand-coloring A fine original hand-colored stipple engraving on watermarked laid paper (Sheet: 20.32 x 27.94 cm). Engraving by Barrois after painting by Bessa. Pancrace Bessa (1772-1832) was at one time student of Van Spaendonck, the esteemed flower painter of Le Jardin du Roi, and who along with colleague Pierre Joseph Redoute (court painter to Empress Josephine and Napoleon) mastered the fine art of stipple engraving produced some of the finest botani... more information
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Melaleuca armillaris. Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Bessa, Pancrace
Melaleuca armillaris.  Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Paris: Bessa, 1836. First edition Fine with original hand-coloring A fine original hand-colored stipple engraving on watermarked laid paper (Sheet: 20.32 x 27.94 cm). Engraving by Guyard after painting by Bessa. Pancrace Bessa (1772-1832) was at one time student of Van Spaendonck, the esteemed flower painter of Le Jardin du Roi, and who along with colleague Pierre Joseph Redoute (court painter to Empress Josephine and Napoleon) mastered the fine art of stipple engraving produced some of the finest botanic... more information
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Yucca filamentosa Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Bessa, Pancrace
Yucca filamentosa  Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Paris: Bessa, 1836. First edition Fine with original hand-coloring A fine original hand-colored stipple engraving on watermarked laid paper (Sheet: 20.32 x 27.94 cm). Engraving by Barrois after painting by Bessa. Pancrace Bessa (1772-1832) was at one time student of Van Spaendonck, the esteemed flower painter of Le Jardin du Roi, and who along with colleague Pierre Joseph Redoute (court painter to Empress Josephine and Napoleon) mastered the fine art of stipple engraving produced some of the finest botani... more information
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Robinia viscosa Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Bessa, Pancrace
Robinia viscosa  Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Paris: Bessa, 1836. First edition Fine with original hand-coloring A fine original hand-colored stipple engraving on watermarked laid paper (Sheet: 20.32 x 27.94 cm). Engraving by Barrois after painting by Bessa. Pancrace Bessa (1772-1832) was at one time student of Van Spaendonck, the esteemed flower painter of Le Jardin du Roi, and who along with colleague Pierre Joseph Redoute (court painter to Empress Josephine and Napoleon) mastered the fine art of stipple engraving produced some of the finest botani... more information
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Malpighia angustifolia. Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Bessa, Pancrace
Malpighia angustifolia.  Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Paris: Bessa, 1836. First edition Fine with original hand-coloring A fine original hand-colored stipple engraving on watermarked laid paper (Sheet: 20.32 x 27.94 cm). Engraving by Barrois after painting by Bessa. Pancrace Bessa (1772-1832) was at one time student of Van Spaendonck, the esteemed flower painter of Le Jardin du Roi, and who along with colleague Pierre Joseph Redoute (court painter to Empress Josephine and Napoleon) mastered the fine art of stipple engraving produced some of the finest botani... more information
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Neottia speciosa Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Bessa, Pancrace
Neottia speciosa  Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Paris: Bessa, 1836. First edition Fine with original hand-coloring A fine original hand-colored stipple engraving on watermarked laid paper (Sheet: 20.32 x 27.94 cm). Engraving by Barrois after painting by Bessa. Pancrace Bessa (1772-1832) was at one time student of Van Spaendonck, the esteemed flower painter of Le Jardin du Roi, and who along with colleague Pierre Joseph Redoute (court painter to Empress Josephine and Napoleon) mastered the fine art of stipple engraving produced some of the finest botani... more information
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Pavia Macrostachys Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Bessa, Pancrace
Pavia Macrostachys  Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Paris: Bessa, 1836. First edition Fine with original hand-coloring A fine original hand-colored stipple engraving on watermarked laid paper (Sheet: 20.32 x 27.94 cm). Engraving by Barrois after painting by Bessa. Pancrace Bessa (1772-1832) was at one time student of Van Spaendonck, the esteemed flower painter of Le Jardin du Roi, and who along with colleague Pierre Joseph Redoute (court painter to Empress Josephine and Napoleon) mastered the fine art of stipple engraving produced some of the finest botani... more information
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Phlomis laciniata Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Bessa, Pancrace
Phlomis laciniata  Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Paris: Bessa, 1836. First edition Fine with original hand-coloring A fine original hand-colored stipple engraving on watermarked laid paper (Sheet: 20.32 x 27.94 cm). Engraving by Barrois after painting by Bessa. Pancrace Bessa (1772-1832) was at one time student of Van Spaendonck, the esteemed flower painter of Le Jardin du Roi, and who along with colleague Pierre Joseph Redoute (court painter to Empress Josephine and Napoleon) mastered the fine art of stipple engraving produced some of the finest botani... more information
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Melastoma cymosa. Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Bessa, Pancrace
Melastoma cymosa.  Flore des Jardiniers, Amateurs et Manufacturiers d'apres les dessins de Bessa
Paris: Bessa, 1836. Matted in Rag Board First edition Fine with original hand-coloring A fine original hand-colored stipple engraving on watermarked laid paper (Sheet: 20.32 x 27.94 cm). Engraving by LC Ruotte after painting by Bessa. Pancrace Bessa (1772-1832) was at one time student of Van Spaendonck, the esteemed flower painter of Le Jardin du Roi, and who along with colleague Pierre Joseph Redoute (court painter to Empress Josephine and Napoleon) mastered the fine art of stipple engraving produced some... more information
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