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1 Identity of the Religions Called Druidical and Hebrew
London John Nimmo 1829 
First Edition. 4 1/2" x 7 1/4" Approx. 125pages+8 at front+1 publishers ads rear. Original green/black mottled board binding, lacks spine, front detached, rear loose , but generally good with only minor rubbing at edges. Contents are good to very, very tight ,no owner inscriptions, only some additions/alterations mostly at bottom of page. NO Author is given , even on printed letter to The Literary and Philosophical Society of The University of London dated 7th Sept. 1829 that appears after title page. the British Lib. quote no author. The book states it is based from nature objects of their WORSHIP and from careful consideration of certain customs, formerly prevalent in EGYPT, CANAAN, CARTHAGE, BABYLON, PERSIA, ARABIA, "AMERICA", INDIA, GREECE, ITALY and among the Etruscans, Bonzes, Gymnosophists, Chaldeans, & c, This book mixes British Druids, Hebrews(jews)with some quotes/notes/text in Latin/Greek/Hebrew/Egyptian ect. a rare little book 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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2 Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education: Correspondence: 1848-49 presented to both houses of Parliament by command of Her majesty.
London Printed William Clowes for Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1849 First Edition Hard Back 14 x 22.cm Approx 
111 pages +vi front.. brown binding good minor staining, dents. Clear gilt title to spine, pages good, clean & tight with exception of tear to title page & some very minor paper ageing. No inscriptions, includes minutes & correspondence in connection to British & Foreign School Society, from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Wesleyan Schools, Free Church of Scotland, Roman Catholic Poor School Committee etc. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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3 Anon poss. Luckombe, Philip Luckombe The Tablet of Memory, shewing every Memorable Event in History, from the earliest period to the year 1807, classed under distinct heads, with their dates; comprehending an epitome of English history, with an exact chronology of painters and eminent men.
London Printed by E. Hemsted (London) for J. Johnson, J. Walker, Wilkie and Robinson. Etc. Etc. 1807 The eleventh edition, considerably Enl Full-Leather 10 x 16cm Approx 
4 + 348 pages. Contemporary Leather binding well rubbed, detached front cover. Contents mostly very good, tight, mostly very clean. A pocket-size ready reference with a wonderful broad range of historical facts & Figures covering a very wide range of subjects, including accidents; Sea-fights; floods; oddities; history; royalty; politics; statistics; law; diplomacy; war; military; biographies; economy; the government; chronology; Chancellors of Oxford and Cambridge; roads; inventions; architecture; religion; commerce; storms; earthquakes; various records; etc. too much to list, No author listed but Philip Luckombe is listed as author in some earlier editions in the British Library. Note rear end page on Durham College. To inside front cover is the decorative bookplate of 1st owner Hender Molesworth and opposite his signature + August 14th 1807.+ upside down numbers etc. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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4 Augé , Claude Augé Nouveau Petit Larouss illustré. Dictionaire Encyclopédique.
Paris Librairie Larouss 1925 Decorative Hard Back Very Good 13.5 x 20 x 7.5 Thick.cm.aprox 
8 + 1760 pages + 16 pages publishers ads rear, Very Good binding, Contents Very good, French pencil inscription to inside cover. French text , Very Heavy, so surcharge to outside U.K. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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5 Burnet, Lynn Burnet Exercises in Applied Genetics
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1988 0521338832 / 9780521338837 First Edition Paperback Very Good 19 x 24.5cm. Approx Signed by Author
viii + 120 pages, Binding Very Good, minimal rubbing, Contents Very Good, clean & tight. Inside cover on half title page in ink is "with best wishes, Lynn Burnet Dec. 1988". This book is designed for use in introducing Genetics courses, six chapters examines in detail a particular area of genetics, with 36 exercises including animal & plants. recombinant DNA and genetic engineering. With an introduction, followed by investigations and exercises. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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6 Cassal, Charles Cassal The Principles and Rules of French Genders
London Longmans, Green, & Co 1878 First Edition Hard Back Good 13 x 19cm Approx 
xx + 171 pages, Binding good, minor edge staining, Contents good, clean copy, just pencil inscriptions/drawing to inside front endpage & half title page, a few corner tip folds. Very rare 1st edition of 1878. (at time of listing, could not find another, just later & modern reprints). French teaching book 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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7 Clapp, R. J. ( Ralph James Clapp ) A short history of Ashford County School Middlesex 1911 - 1961
Middlesex Ashford County School 1960 First Edition Paperback Very Good 14 x 21.5cm Approx 
48 pages, Almost Mint, Very good, clean & tight, minor sign's of being folded in half. Printed on gloss paper with various photographic & line drawing, a small printed Errata ( corrections ) glued to page 8, not sure if by school/publisher or by owner. Published date "December 1960" 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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8 DALLAS, R. C ( Robert Charles Dallas ) Elements of Self-Knowledge: Intended to Lead Youth Into an Early Acquaintance with the Nature of Man, By an Anatomical Display of the Human Frame, a Concise View of the Mental Faculties, and an Inquiry into the Genuine Nature of the Passions
1802 First Edition Hard Back 14.5 x 23cm Approx 
464 pages + xxxiv does not have a date but 1802, poss original boards ( thick card) condition poor, rubbed, front cover almost detached . . contents fair , 1st 4 pages detached ,. printed on last page; " S. Rousseau , printer, Wood Street, Spa fields " ( London. Samuel Kent Rousseu working there 1799 - 1811) This book lacks pages i, xv, & xvi .& fontice & title page, top part of page 193/4 & endpapers, .. pages 117-120 torn with no loss. owner inscription to inside front. So a fair reading copy with loss . This is a very unusual & eccentric work with descriptions of the body, internal and external, the senses, inc. muscles, nerves, organs, food into body, liberty, immortality, ambition, anger, hope, love, sorrow or grief and lots more. The book was to educate the young in one book so they may have a better understanding and control of their body & life and understand their emotions .. Dallas born 1754-1824 was a prolific author, but his fame is his connection to Lord Byron, he was editor of Byron's early poetry, and corresponded frequently. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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9 Ferguson, James Ferguson (1710-76) An Easy Introduction to Astronomy for Young Gentlemen and Ladies: Describing The Figure, Motions, and Dimensions of the Earth; the different Season; Gravity and Light; the Solar System; the Transit of Venus, and its Use in Astronomy; the Moon's Motion Etc
London T. Cadell 1772 Third Edition, Illustrated with copper- Full-Leather Fair 13.5 x 21.5cm Approx 
Iv + 252 + 7 fold-out illustrations, Original leather binding rubbed with chipped detached front cover, no title to spine. Contents tight, some foxing, to page 15 loose, one owner name & ref. to front end-pages. All fold-out copper plates fair/good, most with minor/some foxing. A rare 3rd edition of this early astronomy work for young people by the astronomer James Ferguson, the explainer of Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, & Galileo's ideas. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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10 Giral del Pino, Hto. San. Joseph Giral del Pino A new Spanish grammar; or, the Elements of the Spanish Language: containing an easy and compendious method to speak and write it correctly.
London J. Nourse (Bookseller to His Majesty ) 1766 First Edition Full-Leather 13 x 21cm Approx 
xvi + 384 pages. Original full leather binding, well rubbed, front detached, no title to spine . Contents good, mostly very clean & tight, some minor edge ageing,2 former owners to front end pages, tear to 1st rear blank end page . A repeated Half page decorative engraved coat-of-arms to dedication pages (one Spanish, one English) to front. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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11 Hammond, David ( Hammond's ) The Practical Stenographer: a New and Practical System of Shorthand. Etc & the Expedite Longhand Writer
London Partridge , Oakey, and Co. 1855 First Edition 13 x 19.5cm Approx 
42 pages + title & half title pages & 5 illustrations ( 3 being fold-outs). Original impressed brown hardback covers, good for age just usual wear, contents, NO major faults, a few minor handling marks, no blank endpages, old owners name to inside rear cover scratched out, & original binders label of "Westleys of London" & to inside front in pencil is written: "1855 This must be the 1st book of the Hammond System". contents holding but a little loose to binding, Plate 5 is half page, not sure if correct or cut?. to last (blank) page someone has drawn in pencil a jug. This would appear to be a rare book. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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12 Hooper, John & Alfred J. Shirley Handcraft in Wood and Metal , the Bennett College
Sheffield: The Bennett College, 1931 
6 3/4" x 9 3/4" Approx. 305pages +8 to front,4th ed illusrated throughout with photo's & line drawings,in a very good binding of brown with gilt title ect to spine, Contents are also very good with No major faults & NO inscriptions. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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13 Hugh De Havilland Syllabus of a Course of Twelve Lectures on Some aspects of Animal Life
Cambridge Cambridge University: printed at the University Press 1892 First Edition Original Paper Covers 14 x 22.cm Approx 
18 pages + 18 blank pages for notes, Binding Good, minor dirt, corner folding. Contents good, clean & tight, one blank page loose, a few tiny corner folds. Owners name in pencil top 1st page looks like A. Horman? Historically interesting for it lectures on Life of Darwin and the history of the idea of Evolution & summing up of the arguments for and against Darwinism. (See also my other Cambridge lectures collected by A. Horman) This item was for Students only, so is very rare. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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14 International Student Service State Control in Education
Geneva: G. Mathieu, International Student Service, 1936 
First Edition. 5 1/4"x 10 1/2" Approx. 65 page Report of a Conference of students and teachers from France,Holland and Switzerland at Oxford April 14th-18th, 1936 Green paper covers a bit bowned and bottom right corner missing,.Contents are typewriting by a duplicator, edges a little browned , a good readable copy stamp of the Royal Institute of International Affairs ,Chatham House Library and cancelled. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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15 Lamb, John masters' History of the College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary in the University of Cambridge
London John Murray 1831 First Edition 23 x 30cm Approx 
Very rare unique copy / 90% uncut / unread / never bound. .504 pages +7 front . The Covers are the original printers plain hardback boards front/rear that protect it ( just to protect it before being bound by a Book Binder), string to front still holding, rear detched both in Good condition, Contents almost mint . 5 plates + opp title is full page illustration by Harraden of "The Chapel with the Library over it a Pensionary" ..... NO foxing or inscriptions ........ can be delivered to Cambridge 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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16 Leech, D. Collins A Guide to Spelling , for Secondary Schools
London & Glasgow Blackie & Son 1958 First Edition 12.5 x 19cm..approx 
132 + x pages, Red with gilt title to front Very Good buckram Binding ..Contents Very Good clean & tight. UK p& p will be reduced to £1 for UK. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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17 Mackinlay , D ( David ) Designed By Collins' National Drawing Books, No. 14. Landscape
London & Glasgow William Collins First Edition Original Paperback 19 x 23.5cm. Approx 
undated but David Mackinlay was doing this type circa 1881 - 1884. Decorative bordered paperback for art students , fair/good paper covers with some edge wear, staining to base, Contents fair/good no inscriptions or use. 16 pages , each page with a different printed drawing with enough space on each page to draw / copy it. Some light water staining to base/ corner area through out… Postage will be reduced to UK £1, EU £2 , & all other inc. U.S. £3 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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18 Maltby , Edward Maltby A New and Complete Greek Gradus: or, Poetical Lexicon of the Greek language. with a Latin and English translation; an English-Greek vocabulary, and a treatise on some of the principal rules etc. & most popular Greek Metres.
London T. Cadell, Rivington etc. etc. inc Longman 1830 First Edition Hard Back Fair/good 14 x 22.cm Approx 
Xxiii + 780 pages. Rare 1st edition, Leather binding worn, front attached by cords, rear detached, lacks spine. Contents mostly good, clean & tight, some foxing to prelim pages, rear 2 pages detached with folding, small owner signature to top title page.. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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19 Masson, Gustave Masson Le Directoire. Considerations sur la revolution Francaise, troisieme et quatrieme parties, par Madam la Baronne de Stael-Holstein
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1877 Hard Back Good 12 x 17.25cm. Approx 
xvii + 126pages + 16 pages of publishers adverts rear. Binding good/fair with some rubbing etc. Contents fair, a little loose and has pencil and a few ink notes, owners names to front, and stain to a few pages of publishers adverts rear. French text. Due to weight postage costs will be reduced. With intro, chronology, calendar, notes, & title page in English. Rare book. . 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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20 Neuman, Baretti and revised by Mateo Seoane. Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English languages; wherein the words are correctly explained, & Diccionario de las Lenguas Espanolas e Inglesa. etc. etc. 2 Vols
London Longman, Rees & Co, T. Cadell etc. Etc 1831 Hard Back Fair/good 14.5 x 23cm Approx 
Vol. 1. vi 879 pages + Vol. 2. iv +754 pages, 5th edition, original board hardback binding fair, edges rubbed, lacks spines, vol 1 boards detached. Contents good, clean & tight. Owner names to front. Due to size/ weight shipping surcharge outside U.K. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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