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[COMMISSIONER OF HIS MAJESTY'S WOODS, FORESTS AND LAND REVENUES]. An Account of all the Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the different Counties of England and Wales, held by Lease from the Crown. As contained in the Report of the Commissioners appointed to enquire, into the State and Condition of the Royal Forests, Woods, and Land Revenues; With the Names of the Lessees, Dates and Terms of their Leases, Real Value, Fines, &c. To which is added, an Appendix, never before printed.
London, printed by Stafford and Davenport, for S. Hooper; and Messrs. Robinsons, 1787.
Oblong large folio. Contemporary dull tree calf, spine ornamented in gilt and with gilt stamped lettering-piece CROWN ESTATE, boards with gilt-ruled fillets, marbled endpapers, expertly…
PHILBY, Harry St John Bridger. Iraq in War Time. Second Edition.
Basrah, printed and engraved at the Government Press, .
Folio. Original brown cloth, front cover illustrated and lettered in gilt (in English), rear cover lettered in Arabic; pp.  hundreds of photographic illustrations, text in English and…