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1 "CORNET" The Broken Link.
Geoffrey Bles, London. 1951 
DW. 189pp. Drawing frontis. DW a little worn with small chips and tears to extremities. VG/VG- 62545 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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2 (GIBBON Association). COLLINS, Arthur. The Peerage of England; Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the Peers of that Kingdom....Their Births, Marriages, and Issue: Famous Actions both in War and Peace...Death, Places of Burial...Also Paternal Coats of Arms, Crests, Supporters and Mottoes, Curiously engraved on 200 Copper-Plates....In Seven Volumes. Also included is Geoffrey Keynes' The Library of Edward Gibbon. A Catalogue. Edited and Introduced by Geoffrey Keynes which mentions this very set.
London: H. Woodfall, J. Beecroft, W. Strahan, J. Rivington.. 1768 
In Seven Volumes. FROM THE LIBRARY OF EDWARD GIBBON. Each volume bears the book-plate of Edward Gibbon and the set is mentioned in Keynes' Bibliography. Bound in contemporary full tan calf, gilt, raised bands, 3 of the vols. lack their red morocco labels, extremities worn, spines rubbed, upper joint to vol. III tender. Contents mostly clean and fresh. "The Library of Edward Gibbon. A Catalogue." by Geoffrey Keynes is in original black cloth gilt and is illustrated. According to Keynes' catalogue of Gibbon's library this set came from the Bentinck Street collection. It is very exciting to handle a set that was in the London library of the writer of 'The History of the Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire'. 8210 
Price: 2500.00 GBP
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3 (PIGGOTT, Stuart). COLES, J. M. and SIMPSON, D. D. A. Studies in Ancient Europe. Essays Presented to Stuart Piggott. Edited by....
Leicester University Press. 1968 
First edition. DW. Quarto. Portrait frontis. + Illustrated throughout. Ex-library, with usual stamps and labels present. VG+/VG- in chipped and worn wrapper. ISBN  0718510798 37900 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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4 (PRIZE BINDING). CREIGHTON, Mandell. Queen Elizabeth. With Portrait.
1904 
Longmans, Green and Co. 1904. Hardback. Very handsomely bound in full polished blue calf gilt with gilt crest to upper board, raised bands, contrasting leather label, gilt decorations to spine and gilt borders to boards. Decorated inner dentelles, marbled edges and endpapers. Beautiful portrait frontis. with tissue guard. Prize presentation to prelims. Very light marks to front panel otherwise a very fresh and clean prize binding. 73385 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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5 A NUN OF TYBURN CONVENT. The Story of Blessed Thomas More. With a Preface by Dom Bede.
Madonald and Evans, London. 1908 
First Edition. NO DW. Blue cloth, gilt. xi, 173pp. Colour frontis with tissue guard + 5 colour plates. Boards are slightly soiled, spine sunned. Pages age browned o/w contents clean and sound. VG.+ 63823 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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6 ACKROYD, Peter. Illustrated London.
Chatto & Windus, London. 2003 
Large near-square hardback with DW. 256 pages. Photographs (predominantly colour) and other ills. throughout. Index. VG/VG 65750 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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7 ACTON, Harold and DOUGLAS, Norman. The Last of The Medici Done Into English by Harold Acton with Introduction by Norman Douglas.
Privately Printed for Subscribers by G. Orioli, Lungarno Corsini, Florence. 1930 
First edition. Limited to 365 copies only of which 350 are for sale. this being number 285. SIGNED by Douglas on last page of Introduction, page24 and SIGNED BY Acton at end of his preface on page 32. DW. Portrait frontis. Engravings. original brown cloth with gilt seal to upper bd and black morocco lettering piece. Lower edges, top of spine and small portion of spine faded. Wrapper very faded and lacks portions of spine. VG+ in VG- wrapper. Harold's translation of a lubricious 18th-century memoir of Gian Gastone de' Medici, The Last of the Medici, privately printed in Florence in 1930 as part of the Lungarno Series. 30231 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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8 ADAMS, W.H. Davenport. Sword and Pen: English Worthies in the Reign of Elizabeth.
1881 
William P. Nimmo, Edinburgh. 1881. Bound in full pale tan calf, contrasting black title piece, raised bands and rich gilt decorations to compartments to spine; pretty gilt borders to boards. All page edges and end-papers marbled' gilt inner dentelles. 468 pages. Frontis. with tissue guard + further engravings. Slight wear to head of spine but a very clean copy. 74388 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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9 ADBURGHAM, Alison. Shops and Shopping 1800-1914. Where, and in What Manner the Well-dressed Englishwoman Bought Her Clothes.
George Allen and Unwin, London. 1964 
First edition. DW. xx, 304pp. Ex-lib. with "Broadbents of Warrington Ltd" stamps to prelims. Frontis. + Profusely illustrated throughout with photographs and line drawings. Large 8vo. Bd. extremities sl. worn. Wrapper worn and chipped o/w VG+/VG+. 13908 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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10 ALBANESE, Marilia. Ancient India. From the Origins to the XIII Century AD.
White Star, Vercelli. 2001 
First edition in English. Quarto. DW. 296pp. Colour photographs and other ills. throughout. Index. Sl. shelf-wear to DW. Nr. Fine/VG 62422 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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11 ALBERT, W. and HARVEY, D. A. (Eds.) Portsmouth & Sheet Turnpike Commissioners' Minute Book 1711-1754. Portsmouth Record Series. Volume 2.
City of Portsmouth. 1973 
Lg. quarto. DW. VG+/VG+. 33081 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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12 ALDERSON, M. F. and COLES, H. C. History of St. Michael's College Tenbury. Edited by...
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge., London. 1943 
Small 8vo. DW. xii, 134pp. Portrait frontis. + Illustrated. VG/VG- in price clipped wrapper that is slightly chipped at extremities and slightly sunned and soiled. 39653 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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13 ALLCHIN, F.R. Neolithic Cattle-Keepers Of South India. A Study of the Deccan Ashmounds.
Cambridge University Press. 1963 
First Edition. DW. xv, 188pp including bibliography and index. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Some signs of age browning to contents and wrapper, which is price clipped o/w sound. VG+/VG+. 56877 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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14 ALLSOP, Kenneth. Hard Travellin', The Hobo and his History.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1967 
First edition. DW. Map to end-papers. 448pp. B/w photograph plates. Index. Sl. wear to extremities of DW. Spine ends sl. crumpled. Two small patches of imperfectly-removed label to front free end-paper. VG/VG 52427 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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15 ALY, Gotz and HEIM, Susanne. Architects of Annihilation. Auschwitz and the Logic of Destruction.
Weidefeld & Nicolson. London. 2002 
First edition, UK. DW. 378pp. including Index. Unread. A Fine copy in wrapper. 62809 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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16 ANDRUS, Col. Burton C. The Infamous of Nuremburg.
Leslie Frewin, London. 1969 
First edition. DW. 211pp. B/w photograph plates. Index. Sl. wear to extremities of price-clipped DW. VG/VG 59128 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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17 ANON. Four Miles South of Kitty Hawk.
Warren McArthur Corporation, New York. 1943 
Second edition. DW. Slim 8vo. Ills. throughout. Bd. extremities rubbed and worn, lacking sm. portion from head of spine. Contents clean and fresh. Wrapper very worn, torn and chipped at extremities o/w VG/VG-. 22532 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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18 ANON. The History of the Jews. (3 Vols)
John Murray, London 1829 
Half tan leather, raised bands, contrasting labels, gilt type to spine. Small 8vo. Marbled boards, edges and endpapers. 4 fold-out maps, 4 fold-out plans, 1 fold-out pedigree. Owner's name-card neatly affixed to front endpaper. Some foxing and browning internally, but a lovely set. 69389 
Price: 185.00 GBP
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19 ANON. The Practice of The Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, For The Parts of Lindsey, in the County of Lincoln, Settled and Approved by His Majesty's Justices of The Peace, at a Special Adjournment of the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace Holden at Kirton, On Tuesday the 19th Day of November, 1811, and at The General Quarter Sessions of the Peace Holden at Spilsby, on Friday the 17th Day of January, 1812.
W. Brooke, Lincoln. 1812 
Slim 8vo. Orig. limp bds. white label piece to upper bd. Bds. sl. soiled, worn at extremities, with sm. split to head of spine. Inner hinge visible, pages v. sl. browned o/w contents clean and sound. 23203 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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20 ANON. [Stewarton, Goldsmith, Lewis] The Secret History of the Court and Cabinet of St. Cloud in a Series of Letters From a Gentleman at Paris to a Nobleman in London Written During the months of August, September and October, 1805. Two Volumes.
H. S. Nichols & Co., London. 1895 
Handsomely bound by Tout & Sons, in half red morrocco, tooled in gilt, raised bands to spine. Marbled boards and end papers. Top edge gilt. Limited to 500 copies.Portrait frontis with tissue guards. Some very slight browning to outer edges o/w a lovely set. 63484 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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