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Image for Canterbury Castle, Kent

Canterbury Castle, Kent

By: ANON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1772

Seller ID: 18653

Condition: Fine


Attractive engraving of Canterbury Castle in Kent. Image occupies top half of full page removed from a book [title unknown]. Balance of page, and verso of page, is occupied with explanatory text. Image itself, measured at the impression marks, are 16.5 cm by 12 cm. Old paper on which the image is printed is very bright and very thick. Title of book from which this engraving was removed, is at present unknown. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States... View more info

Beaumont Palace, Oxford

By: ANON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1774

Seller ID: 18654

Condition: Fine


Attractive engraving of Beaumont Palace in Oxford. Image occupies top half of full page removed from a book [title unknown]. Balance of page, and verso of page, is occupied with explanatory text. Image itself, measured at the impression marks, are 16.5 cm by 12 cm. Old paper on which the image is printed is very bright and very thick. Title of book from which this engraving was removed, is at present unknown. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States... View more info

The Antient Crypt, in Guldford, Surry

By: ANON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1773

Seller ID: 18655

Condition: Fine


Attractive engraving of the ancient crypt in Guildford, Surrey. Image occupies top half of full page removed from a book [title unknown]. Balance of page, and verso of page, is occupied with explanatory text. Image itself, measured at the impression marks, are 16.5 cm by 12 cm. Old paper on which the image is printed is very bright and very thick. Title of book from which this engraving was removed, is at present unknown. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the ... View more info

Chester Castle

By: ANON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1772

Seller ID: 18656

Condition: Fine


Attractive engraving of Chester Castle in Cheshire. Image occupies top half of full page removed from a book [title unknown]. Balance of page, and verso of page, is occupied with explanatory text. Image itself, measured at the impression marks, are 16.5 cm by 12 cm. Old paper on which the image is printed is very bright and very thick. Title of book from which this engraving was removed, is at present unknown. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United State... View more info

Palmerston: Likeness from the Last Photograph from Life

By: ANON

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Johnson, Wilson & Co.: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20454

Condition: Fine


Engraving of the English Prime Minister and Statesman, Henry John Temple 3rd Viscount Palmerston [1784-1865]. Taken from the 'Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women with Biographies, by E. A. Duyckinck, New York, 1874'. Near Fine copy, with biography. Black & White. No foxing, generous margins. Weight, 15g. View more info

Charles Kingsley and Eversley Church: Notes 1964

By: ANON

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Eversley, Eversley Church: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20892

Condition: About Fine


Brief guide to Eversley Church, in Hampshire, where Charles Kingsley was once Rector. 16pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 25g. View more info

The Great Screen, Winchester Cathedral

By: ANON

Price: $23.00

Publisher: England, n/a:

Seller ID: 22144

Condition: About Fine


Vintage photograph in 'sepia' tones of the Great Screen at Winchester Cathedral, England. Undated, circa 1880. No photographer shown. Ink caption on reverse identifies scene. Unmounted, i.e., not fixed to a hard back but an original print on thin photo paper stock. Lovely tone. Sharp and very clear. Images & info readily available. View more info

Clifton at Bude and Butcombe: The Story of a School in Evacuation

By: ANON

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Bristol, J. W. Arrowsmith: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25552

Condition: VG+


An account of the evacuation of Clifton School in Bristol, to Devon, during the Second World War. 76pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy. Tight, square binding. Gift inscription to ffep otherwise unmarked. Slight wear to royal blue cloth at tips, otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 210g. View more info

Photographic View Album of Callander and the Trossachs

By: ANON

Price: $27.50

Publisher: n/a, n/a:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 26292

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Viewbook containing 16, full-page, b&w views of Callander and the Trossachs in eastern Scotland, with captions. No publication data given. Undated, circa 1900, or possible the 1890s. Photographs are possibly by Valentine's of Dundee. Pirated?? Some, nearly obliterated captions can be seen at the foot of some of the photo views. Interior is very bright and clean. Sewn binding is tight and sound. Maroon 'leatherette boards are clean with only a little wear at tips and cor... View more info

Notes on Famous Churches and Abbeys: St. Peter's-in-Thanet

By: ANON

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27376

Condition: Fine


No. 23 in the series, 'Notes on Famous Churches and Abbeys'. Undated, circa 1900. 16pp, illustrated. Apart from rusting to the single table, this copy is Fine - bright, clean and without wear. Weight, 20g, sent via inexpensive lettermail. View more info

Notes on the Cathedrals: Introduction

By: ANON

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Photochrom Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Seller ID: 27377

Condition: Good Very Good


No. 1 in the series, the Introduction. 16pp, illustrated. Clean, unmarked copy. Lower tip of front wrapper creased and tape re-inforced [archival tape]. Weight, 20g, sent via inexpensive lettermail. View more info

A Form of Prayer and of Thanksgiving to Almighty God for the Protection Afforded to the King's Majesty During the Twenty-five Years of His Auspicious Reign

By: ANON

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29723

Condition: VG


Prayer for use in the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in London, England, on Monday the sixth day of May, 1935, and in other churches in England. The occasion being a celebration of the twenty-fifth year of the reign of King George V. 8pp. Clean, unmarked copy, light central fold. Weight, 10g. View more info

Modern Athens: Latest Views of Edinburgh & Its Surroundings

By: ANON

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Geo. Stewart & Co.:

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 31370

Condition: VG+


Castle Series. Special Edition printed for the Canadian Legion War Services Inc. Undated, but circa 1942. Special edition for Canadian Servicemen visiting Scotland during WWII. Unpaginated, [36pp], b&w photo views. Bright, clean copy with a sound, stapled binding. Unmarked. Weight, 120g. View more info

The Parish Church of St. Laurence Ludlow

By: ANON

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Gloucester, British Publishing Company Limited:

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 31916

Condition: Near Fine


Guide to the Parish Church of St. Laurence, Ludlow, Shropshire, UK. Undated edition, circa 1950s. 28pp, photo illustrated, plan of Church, advertising. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled binding. Clean, bright wrappers. Weight, 50g. View more info

Album of Photo-Lithographic Views of Glasgow

By: ANON

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK,

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 32586

Condition: Very Good


Book of views of Glasgow, Scotland. No publication data shown. Most of the lithographs are from photographs by C. W. Wilson & Co., Aberdeen. Viewbook displays the photo-lithos in concertina fashion, one continuous folding plate of 14 panels. Each panel is printed on one side only. Some panels have only one image, others have 2, 3 or 5 images. Large advert to inside of rear boards. Undated, but a small. ink inscription to the inside of the front board is dated 1899. Gree... View more info

A Descriptive Account of Tghe Palace of Westminster with Illustrations and Coloured Plan

By: ANON

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Warrington & Co.: 1911

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 32711

Condition: VG+


Attractive Guide Book to the Palace of Westminster [Houses of Parliament], in London. 89pp, illustrated, folding plan at rear. Bright, clear and unmarked with a sound, stapled binding. Attractive and almost Fine. Weight, 120g. View more info

The Wedding of Her Royal Highness The Princess Maragaret and Mr. Antony Armstrong-Jones: Westminster Abbey, 6 May 1960

By: ANON

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, King George's Jubilee Trust: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33847

Condition: Good Very Good


Approved Souvenir Program. 32pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 90g. View more info

Picturesque Views of Ross-shire

By: ANON

Price: $20.00

Publisher: n/a:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 036855

Condition: About VG


Picture booklet of Ross-shire. Undated but circa the early 1920's. No publication data or authorship is shown. Pictorial wrappers with stag image, oblong, 10.75'x7.25", 48pp, profusely photo illustrated. Front cover lightly creased in centre. Centre page is detached from stapled binding. About VG. Weight, 200g. View more info

Photograph of HMS Belfast, Royal Navy Light Cruiser, C1950s

By: ANONYMOUS

Price: $6.00

Publisher: U. K., Anonymous: 1962

Seller ID: 051674

Condition: VG+


Black-and-White photograph of C35 - HMS Belfast - at sea. This is a well-known photo of Belfast leaving Singapore in 1962 at the end of her final foreign service commission. Size of the photo is 4.75" by 6.5". HMS Belfast, a cruiser of 11,500 tons, served from 1939 to 1963. She was saved from the scrapyard and is now a Museum-ship on the River Thams in London. Clean. sharp image. Unmarked, blank reverse. No identification on the photo. Inexpensive Canada Pos... View more info

The Coal Strike, March, 1912; Postcard

By: ANONYMOUS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U. K., Publisher Unknown: 1912

Seller ID: 052863

Condition: VG


Printed postcard noting the Coal Strike of March 1912 - a National Strike by British coal miners their first. The aim - to secure a minimum wage. Postally unused. No faults. Scan available. View more info