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[Washington (George)] [CALDWELL (Charles)]

[drop head title] An Elegiac Poem on the Deat...

Publisher: [Philadelphia: Samuel F. Bradford],
Publication date: 1800

broadside, verse of 252 lines, printed on cream-coloured silk, text in three columns, surrounded by an ornamental border and with a cartouche at the head featuring 2 putti and emblems of war, split ho... More

Price: £7,500.00

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Columnis (Guido de)

Historia destructionis Troiae.

Publisher: [The Netherlands (Utrecht?)]: [Printer of Alexander Magnus (Gerardus de Leempt?)], about
Publication date: [1477-79]

complete with initial and final blank leaves, 34 lines of type to a page, page numbers (1-128, not counting initial blank and the last three leaves), and initial capitals supplied in red ink (the firs... More

Price: £45,000.00

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Pankhurst (E. Sylvia)

Eritrea on the Eve.

Publisher: New Times and Ethiopia News,
Publication date: [1952]

FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 28 photographic plates with 3 maps at rear, gentle toning to page-borders throughout, More

Price: £450.00

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Du Maurier (Daphne)

Golden Lads.

Publisher: Victor Gollancz,
Publication date: 1975

FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and further plates, 6 of these colour-printed, More

Price: £200.00

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Du Maurier (Daphne)

The Winding Stair.

Publisher: Victor Gollancz,
Publication date: 1976

FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and further plates, 7 of these colour-printed, More

Price: £200.00

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Churchill (Winston S.)

London to Ladysmith via Pretoria.

Publisher: Longmans, Green, & Co.,
Publication date: 1900

FIRST EDITION, folding coloured frontispiece map, 3 further maps (2 folding) and 4 plans within the text, Z4&5 loose and slightly dust-soiled around edges, frontispiece map protruding a little at fore... More

Price: £450.00

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Churchill (Winston)

My African Journey.

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton.
Publication date: 1908

FIRST EDITION, 47 plates from photographs by Lieutenant-colonel Gordon Wilson and the author, 3 maps, including one folding, frontispiece tissue-guard present, a hint of foxing on the title-page, 1 pl... More

Price: £1,200.00

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Joyce (William)

Dämmerung über England ['Twilight over Engl...

Publisher: Berlin: Internationaler,
Publication date: 1940

FIRST EDITION, pages browned, More

Price: £1,000.00

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Pointer (John)

Oxoniensis Academia:

Publisher: Printed for S. Birt and J. Ward ... Sold also by J. Fletcher, and J. Barrett, at Oxford; and T. Merrill, at Cambridge,
Publication date: 1749

FIRST EDITION, a little browned in places, More

Price: £300.00

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(Oxford. University.) PARECBOLAE,

sive Excerpta è corpore statutorum Universit...

Publisher: Oxford: e theatro Sheldoniano,
Publication date: 1682

endleaves browned around the edges (from the binding turn-ins: no paste-downs, single fly-leaf at end), the odd spot, or minor stain, More

Price: £650.00

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