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The Journal of Mrs. Arbuthnot, 1820-1832, in Two Volumes: February 1820 to December 1825; January 1826 to January 1832

By: [Arbuthnot, Harriet]; Bamford, Francis; The Duke of Wellington

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co. Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291168

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jackets toned. 1950 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 434, [2]; viii, 490, [2] pp. 8vo. The diaries of Harriet Arbuthnot, a close friend of and frequent correspondent with the Duke of Wellington, who is famous as the hero of the Battle of Waterloo. An important primary source of the Regency and late Napoleonic eras. View more info

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A Book with Seven Seals

By: [Davies, Agnes Maud]; Baldwin, Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Cayme Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200888

Condition: Good


First edition. Good in fair jacket. Front and end matter and page ridge lightly foxed, jacket spine and front corner stained, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners. 1928 Hard Cover. 343 pp. 8vo. A semi-autobiogrpahical chronicle of family life in Chelsea during the late 19th century, providing an interesting glimpse into mid-Victorian history. Written by Agnes Maud Davies, and published anonymously. Foreword by The Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin, M.P. View more info

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Memoirs of Edward Earl of Sandwich, 1839-1916

By: [Earl of Sandwich, Edward] Erskine, Mrs. Steuart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Murray, Albemarle Street: 1919

Seller ID: 2291386

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine and board edges lightly toned, rear hinge starting. 1919 Hard Cover. xi, 301 pp. Green boards, gilt title on spine, gilt decor on front board. An autobiography by Edward George Henry Montagu, the 8th Earl of Sandwich View more info

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The Greville Diary, Including Passages Hitherto Withheld from Publication, in Two Volumes

By: [Greville, Charles Cavendish Fulke]; Wilson, Philip Whitwell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1927

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2291167

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Top edge of second volume lightly bumped in two spots, small dealer bookplate on rear endpaper of each volume. 1927 Hard Cover. xiv, [2], 568, [2]; xiii, [3], 602 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles, top edges gilt. Frontispieces of Queen Adelaide and Queen Victoria, various portrait plates in text. A detailed journal originally published in three large parts comprising eight total volumes. The first part, published in 1874, was widely suppressed after Queen Victoria and others expressed outrage at its tone and content. It would not be republished until the original manuscri... View more info

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Thomas Hobbes (British History in Perspective)

By: [Hobbes, Thomas]; Martinich, A.P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MacMillan Press/St. Martin's Press: 1997

Seller ID: 2207432

ISBN: 033364218X

Condition: Very Good


Very good. 1997 Trade Paperback. ix, 156 pp. The influence and reputation of Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), the greatest English political theorist and one of the greatest of all intellectuals, has never been higher than it is now. This book gives a comprehensive treatment of Hobbes' thought in the light of the most important research currently being produced by historians, philosophers, and political scientists. His life and political, religious and scientific views are explained within the cultural context of Stuart England. View more info

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Sir Christopher Wren, A.D. 1632-1723: Bicentenary Memorial Volume Published Under the Auspices of the Royal Institute of British Architects

By: [Wren, Sir Christopher]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1923

Seller ID: 2292257

Condition: Good


No jacket. Spine lightly toned, smudges on boards, hinges broken. 1923 Large Hardcover. xvi, 279, [1] pp. Sir Christopher Wren was responsible for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666. Of particular note was St Paul's Cathedral, on Ludgate Hill, completed in 1710. CONTENTS: Sertorum Depositio, by Paul Waterhouse; Editor's Note; Introduction, by Sir Aston Webb; Sir Christopher Wren from the Personal Side, by J. Alfred Gotch; Sir Christopher Wren's Parish Churches, by Arthur Keen; The Design of St. Paul's Cathedral, by A. Beresford Pite; Some Recent Investiga... View more info