Map. Pen and ink with watercolor. Sheet measures 7 x 8.5". This beautiful schoolgirl or schoolboy manuscript map of England and Wales beautifully depicts from Scotland south to the English Channel. Essentially two maps on a single sheet, the left map depicts the region with detailed topography throughout. Towns, rivers and mountains are noted with a key in the top left corner. The right hand side of the map depicts "The Saxon Heptarchy" and territories are numbered and shaded in...
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London: J. Arrowsmith, 1842. Map. Engraving with original hand-coloring. Image measures 24 1/2 x 19 1/2". This beautifully color-coded and robustly labeled map describes the geology of the British Isles. The colors indicate particular rock materials in accordance with a key at top right of the map, and symbols designate mineralogical deposits. In addition to geological information, the index also includes major cities, rivers, canals, mail coach roads, and railroads. Graphs on the left side depict lines of navigation throughout...
London: Sotheran, 1906. 11 plates, mostly folding. 104pp. 8vo, blind & gilt stamped cloth, gilt spine, lightly rubbed. London, Henry Sotheran & Co., 1906. Very good. Bestermann 1-2, 440.
New York: Freder, 1967. Illustrated in black and white with many maps, some fold out. 67 pages, very thick 8vo, navy blue cloth (foot of spine is quite crumpled but pages uneffected). New York: Freder, 1967. A very good copy.
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1867. Text in double columns. 1156pp., 4to, contemporary black calf, elaborately blind tooled, a.e.g. Llundain (London): Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1867. Reprint of the first quarto Welsh Bible issued by the British and Foreign Bible Society in 1841. It is commonly used as a pulpit Bible in Wales. Front flyleaf and following blank page partially loose, front outer hinge cracked and repaired. Scattered light soiling to text. Very light wear to edges of covers. On three preliminary...
London: Macmillan, 1909. Illus. by Joseph Pennell & Hugh Thomson. folding map. 474pp. 8vo, blue cloth, spine ends and edges of corners lightly worn, corners bumped, some blank and ad pages partially browned. London: Macmillan, 1909.
illus. by Joseph Pennell & Hugh Thomson. folding map. 474pp. 8vo, cloth; (spine repaired, edge of front cover slightly worn, some light foxing). London: Macmillan, 1898.
New York: AMS Press, 1978. Illus. 12mo, red cloth, corners bumped. (New York: AMS Press, 1978).
New York: Praeger, 1971. Illustrated with tables and graphs. x + 358 pp. Graphs. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper has several small tears. New York: Praeger, (1971).
Boston: Little Brown, 1955. Frontis portrait and 6 other photographs. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. chipped, inner hinge weak. Boston: Little Brown, (1955).
Many Illus. Sq. 4to, cloth. London, 1935.
London: John Cary, 1818. Case map. Engraving mounted on linen, with original hand coloring. Image measures 29.75" x 24.75". Beautifully detailed case map of England, Wales and part of Scotland. Shows sailing paths and distances and major land routes, distinguishing between mail coach roads and stage coach roads. Minor overall wear, particularly to linen along original folds. A small stain near compass rose. Original case is intact, but worn.
London: J. Cary, 1794. 4to, profusely illustrated with hand-colored maps in detailed scale. Rebound brown morocco-backed marbled boards with gilt decorated spines and red leather label. London: J. Cary, 1794. First edition. Light foxing and offsetting, else near fine. Page 62 and 80 are not present, as issued. On Which are Carefully Laid Down All the Direct and Principal Cross Roads, the Course of the Rivers and Navigable Canals, Cities, Market and Borough Towns, Parishes, and Most Considerable Hamlets, Parks...
Gregynog, 1925. Frontispiece portrait and 30 additional woodcut illustrations by R.A. Maynard & H.W. Bray. Printed throughout in red and black. xxx, , 88 pages. Square 4to, exquisitely bound in full burgundy levant; ornate gilt-tooled designs on covers and spine; uncut edges, t.e.g.; matching levant-tipped cloth slipcase. Gwasg Gregynog, 1925. Fine. Welsh poems by John Ceiriog Hughes. Very scarce. Number 15 of only 30 numbered copies printed on handmade paper in a special leather binding. With the armorial bookplate of...
Surrey: 1932. Fine content T.L.S. 8vo. 2 pages, Rose Cottage, Surrey, May 31, 1921, in small part: "...That was a most interesting paragraph of Vincent Starrett's about the "Sea Mystery". I don't know if you are aware that that estuary, the towns, roads, railways and bridges are all really there in South Wales, exactly as described... I never can decide whether using real places is worth while. It makes a story more interesting for those who know the area, but...
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999. Illustrated (color). 191 pages. 4to., cloth, d.w. First edition. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1999). A near fine copy.
London: Mandrake Press. 16mo, cloth backed patterned boards, d.w. (spine darkened). London: Mandrake Press, n.d. First Edition. Autographed by the author.
16mo, 1/2 morocco. Aberystwyth, 1878.
London: Methuen, 1912. 34 photo Illus. and 33 plans. 8vo, green cloth, corners lightly bumped, otherwise very good. London: Methuen, (1912). Co-published by George H. Doran in New York with its name on the spine.
illus. 552pp. 8vo, contemporary 3/4 calf; (rubbed). Treffynnon: P.M. Evans, 1880.
Photo illus. 399pp. 8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w. New York: The Dial Press, (1977). vg.
Boston: Little Brown, 1965. Illustrated. 370pp. 8vo, cloth. Boston: Little, Brown And Company, 1965. Very good.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977. Frontis. 8vo, red cloth. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977. Near Fine.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1961. Illustrated with 2 black and white plates. 242 pages, 8vo, black cloth. Oxford: Claredon, 1961. A very good(+) copy.
Geological Survey of England and Wales, 1893. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. 15" x 22 1/2". Stamp on left edge stating "Old Series" and "Drawer 17". Original stamp of the Geological Survey of England and Wales present at the top of the page. Gorgeous hand-colored geological map of the Lake District in Cumbria, United Kingdom showing as far west as Ullswater Lake, as far east as Appleby, north to Penrith, and south to Kendal. A color-coded key to the left...