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Churchill (Winston S.)

An archive relating to his contributions to H...

Publisher: [New York: Hearst Newspapers,] 1930-
Publication date: 1938

opening letter (from T.V. Ranck to Robert Welles Ritchie, outlining the arrangement) typed direct and signed, the rest in carbon, some with a small amount of manuscript to margin or verso, More

Price: £3,000.00

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Strachey (Lytton)

Eminent Victorians

Publisher: Chatto & Windus,
Publication date: 1918

FIRST EDITION, 6 portraits of the subjects, Cardinal Manning's as frontispiece, title-page browned from tissue-guard, occasional faint spots throughout, More

Price: £2,000.00

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(Whittington Press.) MAWDESLEY (Bruce)

Song of the Scythe.

Publisher: Andoversford: The Whittington Press,
Publication date: 1983

ONE OF 615 COPIES printed in brown on Zerkall mouldmade paper with the title printed in orange, this copy unnumbered and marked 'Press Copy', 6 wood-engravings, including a large title-engraving, by M... More

Price: £40.00

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(Catalonia.)

Directori de la visita del General del Princi...

Publisher: Barcelona: en casa de Rafel [sic] Figuerò,
Publication date: 1698

with woodcut arms on title, tear in last leaf passing through one letter on recto (verso blank) without loss, More

Price: £1,500.00

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(Law. Policing. Australia.) 'J.J.D.' [John James D...

[Manuscript title:] A Voyage Round the World ...

Publisher:
Publication date: n.d. [circa 1877]

manuscript in black and red ink on blue paper (watermarked 'Thomas James Hurcott Mill 1877') in a fine copperplate hand with pen flourishes, headings in blackletter, red borders to pages, edges a litt... More

Price: £900.00

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Byron (Robert)

How we Celebrate the Coronation.

Publisher: Architectural Press,
Publication date: 1937

FIRST EDITION, reproductions of photographs in the text, with the printed list of telephone numbers in the Epilogue, including those of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of London, as usual, More

Price: £100.00

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Ayres (Philip)

The Revengeful Mistress;

Publisher: Printed for R. Wellington,
Publication date: 1696

FIRST EDITION, a little browned and foxed in places, More

Price: £1,750.00

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Wells (H.G.)

The Island of Doctor Moreau.

Publisher: Heinemann,
Publication date: 1896

FIRST EDITION, frontispiece with spotting to border (tissue-guard present, foxed), a few spots to prelims, More

Price: £850.00

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(Elizabethan Naval Manuscript)

A portion of a manuscript victualling account...

Publisher:
Publication date: c.1588

Manuscript in brown ink on paper (82 x 130 mm), written on both sides in a fine secretarial hand, with the signatures of William Borough (1536-99) and Sir Henry Palmer (1550-1611). More

Price: £2,500.00

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(Broadside) (Bank of England)

[Drop head title:] Bank Meeting. February 6, ...

Publisher: [London:
Publication date: 1798].

slight browning along a former central vertical fold, More

Price: £425.00

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