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Image for The History of St. Paul's School [History of the Public Schools]

The History of St. Paul's School [History of the Public Schools]

By: Ackermann, Rudolph

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, [Printed for and published by R. Ackermann] N.d. [1816]: 1816

Book number: 53576


34 pp. Contemporary full blue morocco with blind and gilt-ruled borders to front & back covers. Initial leather onlays to front board. Maroon leather title label to spine. Top edge gilt and gilt turn-ins. Marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities and minor marks to boards. Minor spotting, not affecting plates. With two full-page hand-coloured aquatints, as called for. Binding firm. This is one part in the 'History of the Public Schools', originally issued by Ackerm... View more info

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London Lickpenny

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Ferry Press 1973: 1973

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 41228


33 pp., Illustrated wraps designed by Duncan Grant. Signed by Ackroyd with a dedication to the previous owner on full title. 1 of 474 copies. Edges discoloured, very slight fading to wraps. View more info

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Hugh Alley's Caveat: Markets of London in 1598

By: Alley, Hugh; Archer, Ian; etc.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, London Topographical Society 1988: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48128


[viii], 105 pp. Previous owner's name. Reproduced in black and white are 31 drawings by the 'professional informer, Hugh Alley', done in the late sixteenth century and presented to the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of London with a strong recommendation that the existing regulation of the markets should be more stringently enforced. The drawings show a unique picture of street life of the period, and provide hitherto unknown topographical information, discussed in detailed no... View more info

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The Laws and Customs, Rights, Liberties, and Privileges, of the City of London

By: Anon

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, J. Williams 1774: 1774

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 49270


xix, xii, 315 pp. in a modern quarter antique brown calf with a red morocco title label, gilt devices and marbled boards. View more info

Image for London Scenes, Or A Visit to Uncle William in Town; Containing a Description of the Most Remarkable Buildings and Curiosities in The British Metropolis

London Scenes, Or A Visit to Uncle William in Town; Containing a Description of the Most Remarkable Buildings and Curiosities in The British Metropolis

By: Anon

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John Harris N.d. [1824]: 1824

Book number: 49599


xvi, 211 pp. Maroon leather spine over publisher's original printed boards. Gilt title to spine. Boards slightly edgeworn and marked. With frontis and 27 additional full-page copper engraved plates as called for. A total of 78 individual copper engraved scenes. Internally clean with minor offsetting. Publisher's device to rear board stating: 'Harris & Sons Original Juvenile Library.' Good to VG in original binding. View more info

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Centre Point: 34 Stories

By: Asbury, Nick and Almacantar

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Almacantar 2012: 2012

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 52194


Unpaginated. Hardback in wrap-around dust jacket. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Illustrated throughout. Unused copy. As New condition. View more info

Image for London and Its Environs : Including Excursions to Brighton, the Isle of Wight, etc.

London and Its Environs : Including Excursions to Brighton, the Isle of Wight, etc.

By: Baedeker, K.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Leipsic, Karl Baedeker 1885: 1885

Book number: 55680


Fifth revised edition. x, 368, 45 pp. Publisher's original maroon limp cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Cloth clean. Internally clean. With four maps and 15 plans. Maps and plans complete. View more info

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A History of the County of Middlesex : Volume IV

By: Baker, T. F. T. and J. S. Cockburn, editors

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1971: 1980

Book number: 56852


xix, 289 pp. Publisher's red cloth with gilt decoration to front board & gilt lettering to spine. No jacket. Boards clean. Bookplate to front pastedown. Internally clean. Illustrations. Harmondsworth, Hayes, Norwood, Hillingdon, Ickenham, Northolt, Perivale, Ruislip, Edgware, Harrow. View more info

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A History of Middlesex : Volume VI

By: Baker, T. F. T., editor

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1980: 1980

Book number: 56851


xx, 228 pp. Publisher's red cloth with gilt decoration to front board & gilt lettering to spine. No jacket. Minor marks to boards. Internally clean. No ownership names. Illustrations. Friern Barnet, Finchley, Hornsey, including Highgate. View more info

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A History of Middlesex : Volume V

By: Baker, T. F. T., editor

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1976: 1980

Book number: 56853


xix, 424 pp. Publisher's red cloth with gilt decoration to front board & gilt lettering to spine. No jacket. Boards clean. Bookplate to front pastedown. Internally clean. Illustrations. Hendon, Kingsbury, Great Stanmore, Little Stanmore, Edmonton, Enfield, Monken Hadley, South Mimms, Tottenham. View more info

Image for A History of Middlesex : Volume VII. Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Willesden Parishes

A History of Middlesex : Volume VII. Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Willesden Parishes

By: Baker, T. F. T., editor

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1982: 1980

Book number: 56854


xx, 280 pp. Publisher's red cloth with gilt decoration to front board & gilt lettering to spine. No jacket. Minor marks to boards. Bookplate to front pastedown. Slight spotting to rear endpapers. Internally clean. Illustrations. Acton, Chiswick, Ealing, Brentford, West Twyford, Willesden. View more info

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The Annals of Hampstead. In Three Volumes

By: Barratt, Thomas J.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Lionel Leventhal Limited in association with The Camden History Society 1972: 1972

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Book number: 49081


Three volumes. xxxvi, 306; xix, 299; xviii, 409 pp. Facsimile of 1912 edition. This set is copy no. 30 of an edition of 150 copies in the subscriber's edition. Numerous illustrations. Large folding plate in pocket at rear of vol. 2. Ribbon markers. The three volumes are in Fine condition in a slightly faded and marked VG slipcase. View more info

Image for And So Make a City Here The Story of a Lost Heathland ( A Middlesex Medley )

And So Make a City Here The Story of a Lost Heathland ( A Middlesex Medley )

By: Bate, G. E.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Hounslow, London, Thomasons 1948: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48493


First Edition [viii], 463 pp. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. An uncommon title covering Syon, Osterley, Hounslow out to Shepperton and Harlington. Hardcover View more info

Image for An Historical Account of Thomas Sutton Esq, and of His Foundation in Charter-House

An Historical Account of Thomas Sutton Esq, and of His Foundation in Charter-House

By: Bearcroft, Philip

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, E. Owen 1737: 1737

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 50081


xvi, 275, (1) pp. Bound in full straight-grained morocco with blind and gilt tooling to boards and spine. All edges gilt. Slightly edgeworn and wear to foot of spine. Frontis portrait engraving. Double-page engraved view of the Charterhouse. Funerary plate. Head and tail-pieces. Binding firm. VG copy. View more info

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Southwark and Its Story

By: Boger, Charlotte G.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall and Co. 1881: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52332


vii, 236 pp. Original decorated dark green cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Mininal wear to cloth. Early bookplate to front pastedown. Scattered light foxing. Illustrations. VG View more info

Image for Grinling Gibbons and His Compeers Illustrtated By Sixty Phototypes of the Principle Carvings in the Churches of Saint James's Piccadilly and Saint Paul's Cathedral

Grinling Gibbons and His Compeers Illustrtated By Sixty Phototypes of the Principle Carvings in the Churches of Saint James's Piccadilly and Saint Paul's Cathedral

By: Bullock, Alfred .E.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, J. Tiranti & Co 1914: 1914

Book number: 38249


pp, [vi], + 61 b/w plates., Bound in a black half morocco with green cloth boards. Contents a little tanned, and some foxing to the margins of the pages, but this is limited in extent View more info

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Historical Notices of Chelsea, Kensington, Fulham and Hammersmith

By: Burt, Isabella

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, J. Saunders 1871: 1871

Book number: 5570


140 pp. with 5 engravings, tiny tear (5mm) to front 2 pages.. a few marks and small stains to cloth boards, bumping to corners, otherwise good clean tight copy View more info

Image for Wanderings in Marylebone, a Gossip About the Squares and the Streets and Their Past Residents

Wanderings in Marylebone, a Gossip About the Squares and the Streets and Their Past Residents

By: Chancellor, Beresford .E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Dulau and Company, Ltd 1926: 1926

Book number: 51572


ix, 98 pp., Illustrated in b/w, darkened paper cover and spine creased. Dusty covers, lighter around the lettering where an eraser has been used. View more info

Image for The History and Antiquities of Richmond, Kew, Petersham and Ham, Etc.

The History and Antiquities of Richmond, Kew, Petersham and Ham, Etc.

By: CHANCELLOR, E. Beresford

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Richmond, Hiscoke and Son 1894: 1894

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 47447


xxx, 410, lii pp. Original gilt-lettered green cloth. Top edge gilt. Subscriber's copy no. 84 numbered and signed by the author. Spine ends slightly edgeworn. Corners lightly bumped. List of subscribers at rear with additional subscriber leaf tipped in. Errata leaf bound in. Plates, in-text illustrations and folding map. Solid VG copy. View more info

Image for The Pleasure Haunts of London During Four Centuries

The Pleasure Haunts of London During Four Centuries

By: Chancellor, E. Beresford

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company, Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51516


ix, 466 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Top edge gilt. Foxing to fore-edge. Illustrations. No ownership names. Cloth very bright and fresh. VG View more info