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02027x. Rickards - Where They Lived in London 1972

Rickards, Maurice, Where They Lived in London. Published 1972 by David & Charles Limited. Hardbound small 4ro, 104 pages. Grey cover with silver lettering engraved on spine fly jacket. 40 Historic London buildings unchanged since their foundation and their occupants. Fine condition.

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8560/8137x Andrew - Down The Thames 2001

Andrew, Martin Down The Thames. Francis Frith's Photographic Memories. Softcover 8vo. Published by Frith Book Company 2001. As new. 119 pages with black and white photographs late 20th century to the present and extended explanatory text and captions.

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8562/8161x Banks - The Thames 1990

Leslie Banks & Christopher Stanley The Thames A History From The Air. Hardcover with dust jacket. Published by Oxford University Press 1990. As new. 172 pages with many colourfull illustrations. Elongated format

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08834.x Barton - Lost Rivers of London 1982

Barton, Nicholas J The Lost Rivers of London A study of their effects upon London and Londoners and the effects of London and Londoners upon them. First Published 1962 and awarded the John Nichols Prize this edition 1982 by Historical Publications Ltd. Hard cover with a dust jacket, 8vo, 148 pages with 35 illustrations and 7 maps including a Street map on the inside cover. As new.

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8561/8134x Bates - Thames Cavalcade 1991

Bates, L.M. 'Thames Cavalcade - The heyday of the Haven'. Published by Terence Dalton Limited 1991 First Edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. 8vo. Comptrehensive historical and practical coverage of the Thames from Upper Pool and Blackwall Reach to Tower Bridge and Thames-side pubs with chapters on Master Mariners, Docks, Port of London Authority, Ship Histories and much more. Lightly damaged dust jacket otherwise excellent condition. 197 pages with black and white images, charts, maps etc.

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04915E. Wines of France Double Deck

04915E. Wines of France Double Deck

12.00 / $17.76


France Grimaud 'Vins De France' Wines of France playing cards double deck. All the Court Cards depict two different regional wines both white and red and named: 'Anjou' 'Touraine' 'Corbieres' 'Roussillon' etc. Ultimate gift for wine connoisseur. Standard English suit signs suitable for playing. Sealed double deck of Playing Cards. Mint condition, slightly tatty box.
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06365. Hogarth/Cook Times of Day 1798

06365. Hogarth/Cook Times of Day 1798

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Hogarth, William entitled 'The Times of Day' Set of the 4 copper plate prints originaly first printed March 25 1738 London. This edition by T Cook 1798 from New Plates. Copper engravings large folio edition. 400cm x 490cm. The best known Masonic print by William Hogarth, who was a freemason. The illustrated print 'Night', the fourth print (see Item 01312.) depicts a chaotic scene in Rummer Court looking north to Charring Cross and the statue of King Charles I which appears at the end of the street. In the foreground is a drunken Freemason in his regalia (Sir Thomas de Veil the Bow Street Magistrate and a member of Hogarth's own Lodge) and the Tyler or doorkeeper of his Lodge (Montgomery, the Grand Tyler). Above them a hand empties a chamber pot out of a window onto their heads. In the background a fire in the middle of the street has upset the Salisbury Flyer Coach and two bandits in aprons(?) threaten its angry passengers. On the left a barber surgeon can be seen pulling the tooth of a distressed patient, a sign on the wall indicates The New Bagnio or house of ill-repute.
The prints in the series The Four Times of the Day only have this one with a Masonic content. The set of four Morning Noon Evening and Night represents the 'progress of a day'. It shows not only various times of the day but also the contrasts between the sexes, seasons of the year and the types and classes of persons inhabiting different parts of London.


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09214x. Mexico Anson/Prevost original print of Acapulco & Chequetan 1748

09214x. Mexico Anson/Prevost original print of Acapulco & Chequetan 1748

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Schle, J V (1715-1779) aka Jacobus van der Schley Mexico Vüe de L'entrée de Chequetan ou Seguataneo and Vüe de L'entrée du Port d'Acapulco recent hand colour two section copper engraved print from the voyages of Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson's (1697-1762) who travelled around the world and as recorded by his chaplain, Richard Walter and published in A Voyage Round the World in 1748. This sheet in French is marked as Supplement to volume XII No 26 to the French version published in Abbe Prevost's Historical Travels in 1747. The print has both views from the seas looking toward the land. Quaint sailing vessels on the water. Un-mounted the print is 460mm x 316mm.

NOTE: Illustrations incomplete
NOTE: Anson was a British admiral and a wealthy aristocrat, noted for his circumnavigation of the globe and his role overseeing the Royal Navy during the Seven Years' War. During his time in office Anson instituted a series of reforms to the Royal Navy.
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6979/76. Iberia - Homann - 1724

6979/76. Iberia - Homann - 1724

250.00 / $370.00


HOMANN Johann Baptist (1664-1724) Regnorum Hispaniæ et Portugaliae Tabula Generalis . . . title at top reads: El Reyno de Espana dividido en dos grandes Estados de Aragony de Castilla . . . tambien el Reyno de Portugal. c1724 copper engraving in full original colour covering the whole Iberian Peninsula showing part of North Africa. Balearic Islands prominent. Attractive cartouche with Royal Arms and coats of 14 provinces. Close cropped and lightly soiled with water stain at lower margin. Generally in good condition without major faults or tears. 575mm x 492mm
NOTE: J B Homann was born in Oberkammlach, Schwabia (Germany) flourished from early 1690s establishing his own firm in 1702. In 1707 he published his first Atlas. He was Geographer to the Holy Roman Emperor and member of the Prussian Royal Academy of Sciences. Homann Heirs took over the firm from 1730.


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01992x. Sinclair - An Anatomy of Terror 2004

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Sinclair, Andrew, An Anatomy of Terror. A History of Terrorism. Published 2004 by Macmillan. Illustrated Softbound 8vo, 399 pages. Comprehensive history through the ages. Excellent condition.
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