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The Author of the Wars of England [ Mante, Thomas:]; and [Vol IV]: Henry-Francois le Blois:
A New and Authentic History of France, from the earliest records of time, to the end of the grand revolutional contest. [Vol IV title ends instead: 'to the Peace of Presburg, in 1806'.] 4 volumes.

London: Printed for the author, and sold by Champante and Whitrow, Jewry St.... and at the British Directory Office: n.d. [1805-06] Presumed first edition. Vol I: iv, 454; Vol II: [vi], (iii-)480; Vol III: (vi), (3-)500; Vol IV: (viii), 624. With the folding map and 64 of the 66 plates called for. All the 14 folding plates are present, although several of these have some staining, soiling, false folds, or repairs, and the map and Vol I title have some staining. The other plates are mostly clean and good, as is the text. Some page edges in Vol I have old worm holes. The plates absent from Vol III are the portraits of Hyder Ali and the Prince of Saxe Cobourg. Firm, 216x136mm, in contemporary half calf, spines with red labels and ruled gilt braid, refurbished, with worn marbled boards with vellum corners. Very Good.
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Price: 450.00


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Milner, Rev. Thos [ Thomas]:
The Crimea, its Ancient and Modern History: the Khans, the Sultans, and the Czars. with Notices of its Scenery and Population.

London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855. First edition. xvi, 368pp, +24pp adverts. With foldout map and bird's eye view. Armorial bookplate on front advert pastedown. Minimal foxing and a little minor browning, contents otherwise slightly cockled but very clean. Firm, in the original filigree patterned green cloth ruled and decorated in blind with spine titled in gilt. Spine slightly sunned and knocked at the head with a 5mm split to lower joint. Very Good.

Price: 90.00


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Jenness, Diamond.:
The Indians of Canada.

Ottawa: Department of Mines, National Museum of Canada, Bulletin 65, 1932. First edition. 446pp, with map in rear pocket, several colour plates, and many illustrations in the text. Upper edge of the flyleaf partly torn away. Contents clean and fresh and unmarked. Firm, in the original binding of grained red cloth titled in gilt on front and spine. Spine very dulled, ends puckered and scuffed. Corners and spine ends are scuffed, some light scuffs to edges. Very Good.
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Price: 150.00


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Liddell Hart:
T. E. Lawrence: In Arabia and After.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1934. First edition. 454pp, with a number of plates and maps (some fold-out), and a portrait frontispiece by Augustus John. Contents extraordinarily fresh, as new. Faint toning to endpapers. Text block top edge red, bottom edge uncut. In the original binding of russet cloth titled in gilt, all bright and sharp [pale corner in photo is lighting error]. In the protected light brown dust jacket printed in green and black: this is clean and fresh, but for fading to the green on the spine: there is a 2cm closed tear to the head of the upper joint, and there are small knocks to one corner and on the bottom edge. A brilliant copy. Fine in near fine dust-jacket.
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Price: 300.00


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Ingham, K.; Lind, E.M.; Ehrlich, C.; Nsimbi, M.B.; Gutkind, PC.W.; and Bird, C. Handley, contributors:
The Kingdom of Buganda. Lectures delivered at the Uganda Society, in conjunction with the Extra-Mural Department of Makerere College, January to April 1955.

London: The Uganda Society, 1956. First edition. Sewn booklet in printed paper covers. 51pp, containing: Some aspects of the History of Buganda; The Natural Vegetation of Buganda; The Economy of Buganda, 1893-1903; Village Life and Customs in Buganda; Town Life in Buganda; and Uganda Twenty-five Years Ago. Contents clean and unmarked. Covers slightly browned with a little minor soiling, corners slightly bent. VG.

Price: 22.00


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