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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…

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GREENE, Graham. The Honorary Consul.

The Bodley Head. 1973.


8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. Some chipping and repaired tears to wrapper otherwise a very good copy.First edition of inscribed by Greene to Lady Diana Cooper "For Diana…

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PHILBY, Harry St John Bridger. Iraq in War Time…

PHILBY, Harry St John Bridger. Iraq in War Time. Second Edition.

Basrah, printed and engraved at the Government Press, [1919].


Folio. Original brown cloth, front cover illustrated and lettered in gilt (in English), rear cover lettered in Arabic; pp. [104] hundreds of photographic illustrations, text in English and…

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HOMANN, Johann Baptiste (1664-1724). Aegyptus…

HOMANN, Johann Baptiste (1664-1724). Aegyptus Hodierna. [Map of Egypt].

Original copper engraving with hand colour as published in Nuremberg, c.1720. 630 x 540 mm.

With inset views of the Pyramids at Giza, sphinx, river Nile, Waterfalls and tombs.


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DICKENS, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities...With…

DICKENS, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities...With Illustrations By H. K. Browne.

Chapman & Hall 1859.


8vo., [ix], [1]-254, 16 etched plates including frontis and title vignette. Full olive green fine-diaper cloth, entirely stamped in blind with a three line border which encloses a…

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GEYER, R. Money paid for metal. Guaranteed high…

GEYER, R. Money paid for metal. Guaranteed high prices.

Original lithograph in colours, linen backed, printed by Christoph Reisser's Söhne, Wien, Austria, c.1917. 1255 x 940 mm.


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FARMAN, D. Auto-Cars. Cars, Tramcars, and Small…

FARMAN, D. Auto-Cars. Cars, Tramcars, and Small Cars.

Whittaker & Co. 1896.


8vo. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to upper board and spine, ads. on endpapers; pp. ix + 250 + 48 (publisher's catalogue), text illustrations throughout; very good. Provenance: front…

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