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HISTORICAL MEMORIALS OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY
Written by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley.
Stock no. 1823461
Published by John Murray. 1st 1886. Very good condition.

Sixth Edition with the author's final revisions. Produced on the occasion of the Eight Hundredth Anniversary of the Dedication of the Abbey. Red leather binding, 5 raised bands to spine, gilt tooling and gilt title to spine. Gilt college crest to front. Marbled endpapers and text block. B/w frontis and illustrations. Edges rubbed, boards a little marked. Bookplate with modern gift inscription to front pastedown. Joints starting to pull but binding tight. Some scattered foxing else contents clean.

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BUILDING A RAILWAY: BOURNE TO SAXBY
Written by Stewart E. Squires; Ken Hollamby.
Stock no. 1823451
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Lincoln Record Society Volume 98. Nineteenth-century photographs, juxtaposed with the same scenes taken in today's world, bringing the building of a Lincolnshire railway vividly to life. Includes biography of Charles Stansfield Wilson (1844-1893) who was the engineer who supervised the civil works on the railway line from Bourne to Saxby and whose photos are featured. Large format. Cream cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour and sepia photos. ISBN: 9780901503862. Small pressure mark to vertical open edge of front board and front panel of dustwrapper.

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VICTORIAN GARDENS
Written by Brent Elliott.
Stock no. 1322481
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st thus 1990. Very good condition.

A lavishly illustrated account of a fascinating period in horticultural history. Cardwraps. 296 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713447648. Slight wear to covers and slight fading to spine.

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JEMIMA: THE PAINTINGS AND MEMOIRS OF A VICTORIAN LADY
Written by R. Fairley. Illustrated by Jemima Blackburn.
Stock no. 1822307
Published by Canongate. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Jemima Blackburn (1823-1909) was water-colourist of outstanding ability whose keen sense of observation gives a faithful and evocative picture of life in the nineteenth-century Scotland. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862411866. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine, lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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EARLY VICTORIAN ENGLAND 1830-1865 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by G.M. Young.
Stock no. 2134963
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1934. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles. B/w plates. Marks to covers, some fading and splash marks to spines. Some pencil underlining. Foxing and browning.

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WALKS IN LONDON (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Augustus J.C. Hare.
Stock no. 1820989
Published by George Allen. 6th 1894. Very good condition.

Sixth Edition (revised) in two volumes. Black cloth boards with red stripes top and tail, gilt title to spines, crest to front boards. All edges red. B/w illustrations. Top & tail of spines rubbed & frayed. Corners worn. Rear boards scuffed. Front joints starting to crack. Some annotation present mainly in volume 2.

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OUR FAVOURITE NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by A.W. Bayes; T. Dalziel; J.B. Zwecker.
Stock no. 2133898
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Fair condition.

Card wraps. With upwards of 100 illustrations. New (cloth) spine; original covers, which have browned; some tears and creasing; numbers in ink to bottom of front cover. Appears to be ex-lib., but with minimal markings. Foxing and marks.

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VICTORIAN & EDWARDIAN LOCOMOTIVES
Written by David Baxter.
Stock no. 2133630
Published by Moorland Publishing. 1ST 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 086190169X.

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OUR DARLINGS: AT HOME, IN TOWN, AT THE SEA-SIDE, IN THE COUNTRY, AT PLAY
Written by Mars. Illustrated by Mars.
Stock no. 1818422
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

A picture book with minimal text. Oblong format. Bevelled edge boards. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Green, floral endpapers. 47 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards a little browned and scuffed. Joints repaired. Diagonal corner crease to lower corner of free front endpaper is fragile and liable to tear. Vertical crease to half-title page. Light browning to contents with minor grubby marks in places.

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THE VICTORIAN CATALOGUE OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS
Written by Dorothy Bosomworth.
Stock no. 1817859
Published by Studio Editions. 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A complete compendium of over 5000 items to furnish and decorate the Victorian home. The Victorian catalogue of household goods was first published in 1883. This is a facsimile of that edition. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. 328 pages. ISBN: 1851706380. Reprint. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded.

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TRAVELS OF A VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHER
Written by Roger Hudson. Illustrated by Francis Frith.
Stock no. 1817280
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition.

The photographs of Francis Frith with texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blocked photograph design to front. B/w photos. 298 pages. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase lightly rubbed at corners.

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TRAVELS OF A VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHER
Written by Roger Hudson. Illustrated by Francis Frith.
Stock no. 2122007
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Fine condition.

The photographs of Francis Frith with texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blocked photograph design to front. B/w photos. 298 pages. Contained in very good photographic slip case that has some bumping and wear to edges.

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