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  •  Cover of The Canary Islands

    Cover of The Canary Islands

28504 The Canary Islands, Ella and Florence du Cane, 1911. Price: 25.00

THE CANARY ISLANDS Painted by Ella du Cane Described by Florence du Cane. Published by A. & C. Black 1911. First edition. 8vo. 172 pp. Folding map and 19 of 20 colour plates. Plate 4 The Peak, from Villa Oratava missing. Cream boards with gilt lettering lightly soiled. No jacket.

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  •  List of plates

    List of plates

  •  Plate 8 Puerto Orotava

    Plate 8 Puerto Orotava

91069 VIEWS IN NORTH WALES. Price: 80.00

VIEWS IN NORTH WALES. Published by T. Catherall Chester & Bangor. An interesting illustrated antiquarian book. Oblong 8vo. Blue gilt titled cloth. Pictorial titlepage and 29 steel engraved vignette views each guarded. Each plate has the title and publishers details beneath. Includes Caernarvon, Conway, Llandudno and Rhyl. Not dated, circa 1845.

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  •  Decorative binding

    Decorative binding

  •  North Wales Frontispiece

    North Wales Frontispiece

  •  Conway Castle

    Conway Castle

  •  Llandudvo


23822 Harewood’s Illustrations of Derbyshire, c.1850. Price: 98.00

A bound collection of 30 steel engraved views of Derbyshire. Some plates dated. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt cartouche displaying the title. Oblong 8vo, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. The plates are lightly toned but are in good condition. The subjects include

  • Buxton
  • Bakewell (2)
  • Haddon Hall
  • Chatsworth
  • Matlock
  • Dove Dale
  • Ilam Hall
  • Peveril Castle
  • Hardwick Hall
  • Bolsover Castle
  • Alton Towers
  • Ilam Church
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  •  Harwoods Illustrations of Derbyshire

    Harwoods Illustrations of Derbyshire

  •  Alton Towers Staffordshire

    Alton Towers Staffordshire

  •  Matlock, Derbyshire

    Matlock, Derbyshire

  •  Chatsworth



First edition, 1839. 8vo. 2 maps and 24 steel engraved plates. Large number of woodcut illustrations in text. Half green morocco and marbled boards. Slight scuffing to binding but generally a nice copy.

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  •  Greece by Christopher Wadsworth

    Greece by Christopher Wadsworth

  •  Greece


  •  Temple of Theseus at Athens

    Temple of Theseus at Athens

26527 English Landscape, Birket Foster, 1863. Price: 55.00

BIRKET FOSTER’S PICTURES OF ENGLISH LANDSCAPE (Engraved by the brothers Dalziel). With pictures in words by Tom Taylor. Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1863. Large 8vo. Half red calf and morocco boards, worn. All edges gilt. 30 full-page woodcut plates with accompanying text. Thick paper. Scattered foxing throughout. Titles include

  • Donkeys on the Heath
  • The Gleaners at the Stile
  • Building the Hay-Rick
  • The Smithy
  • The Ferry-Boat
  • The Cottage on the Beach
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  •  English Landscape Birket Foster

    English Landscape Birket Foster

  •  Meeting


  •  The old farm

    The old farm

  •  Watering the horses

    Watering the horses


Fore's Sporting Notes


A Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of British, Indian, Colonial and Foreign Sport. Volume XXII, 1905. 4to. Original decorative red cloth. 32 plates of Fox hunting and other sports. 304 pp. Good condition.

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  •  Horse racing

    Horse racing

  •  Coach and horses

    Coach and horses

26507 Three Hunting Songs, R. E. E. Warburton [Egerton-Rowland], 1855. Price: 55.00

THREE HUNTINGS SONGS BY REE WARBURTON ESQ. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne. [Hablot Knight] Published by Chapman and Hall, 183 Piccadilly and Pritchard, Roberts & Co. Chester. 1855. 16 printed pages, title page and three full page engravings to illustrate the songs

  • We are all of us tailors in turn
  • A word ere we start
  • Hard-Riding Dick

All pages and prints are loose within the original green cloth titled covered boards (some staining). Label of the bookbinder J. Rowbotham, Oxford Street. Some light foxings to the three prints. Oblong 8vo

Rowland Eyles Egerton Warburton 91804-1891) was a poet, born in Moston near Chester. In 1831 he married Mary, the eldest daughter of Sir Richard Brooke, bart., of Norton Priory, Cheshire.

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  •  Three Hunting Songs by R. E. E. Warburton

    Three Hunting Songs by R. E. E. Warburton

  •  Fox Hunting

    Fox Hunting

  •  Taking the water jump

    Taking the water jump

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