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The Codex Leicester by Leonardo da Vinci

By: Leonardo da Vinci; Carlo Pedretti

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Christie, Manson & Woods: 1980

Seller ID: 16111402-76

Condition: Very Good


Some shelfwear and uneven tanning to cover, small blemish to top edge of front cover; internally in near fine condition. No wrapper. Chrsitie's catalogue of a sale by the Trustees of the Holkham Estate on 12 December 1980. Contents include: Introduction by Carlo Pedretti, History of the Codex Leicester, Physical Make-up of the Manuscript, Transcription and Translation of Folio 3 verso, photographic facsimile of every page of the autograph manuscript with, opposite, a description and note of where a translation is available in print. View more info

George Eliot (Writers and Their Work No.15)

By: Lettice Cooper

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Longman Group for the British Council: 1970

Seller ID: 14111804-104

ISBN: 0582010152

Condition: Fair


Some shelfwear to cover and a short split to base of spine; old price in ink on front endpaper which someone has attempted to erase and made a hole in the page, quite a lot of underlining which all appears to be in pencil. View more info

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The Earl of Beaconsfield: his life and work

By: Lewis Apjohn

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Belfast, Olley & Co: 0

Seller ID: 19121456-227

Condition: Good


Some page tanning else internally in very good condition, endpapers foxed, top edge marked; cover has some light shelfwear and corner bumping, gilt still bright. No wrapper. Undated but 1880s? View more info

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture: Volume 37

By: Linda Zionkowski; Downing A Thomas

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 14030123-68

ISBN: 080188795X

Condition: Very Good


Light shelfwear to cover, internally a near fine copy. Contents include: Conjectural History & the Origins of Sociology; From the Forbidden to the Familiar: the way of Natural Theology leading up to & beyond the Long Eighteenth Century; The Barrows of History; Sex Education in the Enlightened Nation; Snapshots of Family Intimacy in the French C18: the case of Paul et Virginie; Images of Barbaric Spain in C18 British Travel Writing; The Good, the Bad, & the Sentimental: Native Americans in representative novels from the Spanish Enlightenment; Church, State, & Modernization: English Literature a... View more info

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture: Volume 38

By: Linda Zionkowski; Downing A Thomas

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: 2009

Seller ID: 14030124-68

Condition: Very Good


Light shelfwear to cover, internally a near fine copy. Contents include: Colloquy with the Author: Vincent Carretta & Equiano, the African; Behn's Monmouth: Sedition, seduction & Tory ideology in the 1680s; Details & Frankness: Affective relations in Sir Charles Grandison; 'To be Both Patroness and Friend': Patronage, friendship, & protofeminism in the life of Elizabeth Thomas (1675-1731); Noticia de la vida y obras del Conde de Rumford (1802) by Maria Lorenza de los Rios, Marquesa de Fuerte-Hijar: authorizing a space for female charity; Prayer, Feeling, Action: Anna Barbauld & the Public Wors... View more info

The Descent to Avernus, With Ticket Office: Classical Association Presidential Address 1998

By: Lindsey David

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Classical Association: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15030498-25

Condition: Very Good


Light shelfwear to cover, in very good condition. View more info

Locus: the Magazine of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Field #596 September 2010

By: Liza Groen Trombi; Kirsten Gong-Wong

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Locus Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 15041601-111

Condition: Near Fine


Unread copy with minimal shelfwear; Steampunk Unpacked, essays by Michael Moorcock, Bruce Sterling, James P Blaylock, Tim Powers, etc. View more info

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Celtica Vol. II Part 1

By: M A O'Brien [ed]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dublin, The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies: 1952

Seller ID: 19072415-176

Condition: Fair


Pages lightly tanned, pages adjacent to cover and page edges a little spotted, else internally in good condition, cover a little shelfworn and grubby with fades spine, mild bump to head of spine. Text in English and Irish. View more info

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Celtica Vol. II Part 2

By: M A O'Brien [ed]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dublin, The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies: 1954

Seller ID: 19072416-176

Condition: Fair


Pages lightly tanned, pages adjacent to cover and page edges a little spotted, else internally in good condition, cover a little shelfworn and grubby with faded spine. Text in English, Irish, and Latin. View more info

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Celtica Vol. IV

By: M A O'Brien [ed]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dublin, The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies: 1958

Seller ID: 19072418-176

Condition: Good


Pages lightly tanned, else internally in very good condition, page edges very lightly marked, cover lightly shelfworn with fading to spine. Text in English & Irish. View more info

The Forty-First Volume of the Walpole Society 1966-1968

By: M D Whinney

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Walpole Society: 1968

Seller ID: 15011107-133

Condition: Fair


Card cover rather tanned and marked with some wear; pages lightly tanned else internally a very good copy. Contents: Charles Francis Bell, 1871-1966; The Embroidery Patterns of Thomas Trevelyon; A Short Tract on the Mass with Pictures by the Master of Queen Mary's Psalter; Hogarth's 'Apology for Painters'; Sir Joshua Reynolds' Sitter-Book of 1755. View more info

The Thirty-Eighth Volume of the Walpole Society 1960-1962

By: M Whinney

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Walpole Society: 1962

Seller ID: 15011105-133

Condition: Fair


Card cover rather tanned with some wear; pages lightly tanned else internally a very good copy. Contents: An English Eleventh-Century Psalter with Pictures, British Museum Cotton MS Tiberius C.vi; Documents on the Furnishing of Kensington House; The Tabley House Papers; The Royal Academy Schools, 1768-1830. View more info

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Trelawny: a Man's Life

By: Margaret Armstrong

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1940

Seller ID: 19061913-54

Condition: Good


Pages a little tanned, hinges a little slack, previous owner's label on half title page; Some light shelfwear and corner bumping to cover which also has some light uneven fading. No wrapper. View more info

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The Mortdecai ABC: a Bonfiglioli Reader

By: Margaret Bonfiglioli; Kyril Bonfiglioli

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Viking: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19101655-169

ISBN: 0670910848

Condition: Very Good


A very good copy with some tanning to pages, wrapper is a little shelfworn, particularly the spine extremities. View more info

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The Egg No.30 Winter 1985: the Magazine of the Junior Puffin Club

By: Margaret Joy; Lavinia Derwent

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1985

Seller ID: 19100114-194

Condition: Good


Mild shelfwear and crossword puzzle done. View more info

Hill Top, Cumbria

By: Margaret Lane

Price: £2.00

Publisher: National Trust: 1987

Seller ID: 15030212-63

Condition: Good


16-page booklet, a little crumpled, generally in good condition. View more info

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The Egg No.32 Summer 1986: the Magazine of the Junior Puffin Club

By: Margaret Nash; Ron Laurie

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1986

Seller ID: 19100117-194

Condition: Good


Some general cover wear but still in good condition. View more info

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A Perambulating Paradox: British Travel Literature and the Image of Sweden c.1770-1865

By: Mark Davies

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Lund, Historiska institutionen, Lunds Universitet: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 19101113-196

ISBN: 916283827X

Condition: Good-


One corner has a bump, else nternlly in very good condition, appears to be signed by author ('To Taylor, with love from Uncle Mark') on title page; cover rather rubbed and worn with a faded spine. View more info

Kafka and Prague

By: Marta Zelezna

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Franz Kafka Publishers: 1991

Seller ID: 14051503-15654-95

Condition: Good


Some shelfwear and a little marking to cover, internally a very good copy. View more info

Essays & Studies 1967, Being Volume Twenty of the new Series of Essays and Studies Collected for the English Association [20]

By: Martin Holmes; A E Dyson L G Salingar; Klaus Peter Steiger; J T Christie; Edgar Jones; J C Trewin

Price: £3.50

Publisher: John Murray: 1967

Seller ID: 91982-27

Condition: Good


Being ex-school library this has seen little, if no, use, but has usual library stamps etc, page edges tanned, textblock very good; dustwrapper has number on spine. Contents: Literature & the Transmutation of Experience by A E Dyson; Edward Hall & his 'Chronicle' by Martin Holmes; Farce & Fashion in 'The Silent Woman' by L G Salingar; 'May a Man be Caught With Faces?' The Convention of Heart & Face in Fletcher & Rowley's 'The Maid in the Mill' by Klaus Peter Steiger; Scott's 'Chronicles of the Canongate' by J T Christie; Francis Adams, 1862-1893: a Forgotten Child of his Age by Edgar Jones; K... View more info