William Blackwood and Sons
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ATLAS TO ALISON'S HISTORY OF EUROPE
Written by Alexander Keith Johnston.
Stock no. 1813985
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1855. Almost very good condition.
With a Concise Vocabulary of Military and Marine Terms. Oblong format. Leather spine & corners, raised bands to spine and gilt title. Marbled paper sides. All edges red. Frontis: Military Signs and Illustrations of Modern Fortification. 108 Battle-plans & Maps. An unusual item! Advertisement date is 1850, date to bottom edge of title page is MDCCCLV (1855). Spine & corners rubbed and worn with some fraying and loss of leather. Marbled sides scuffed. Joints starting to crack. Bookplate to front pastedown. Scattered foxspots to prelims and rear endpapers. Maps clean.
SIR JOHN COPE AND THE REBELLION OF 1745
Written by Robert Cadell.
Stock no. 2122976
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1898. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Black cloth with gilt titles. Fold out map to front and large map folded inside rear pocket. A bit of browning and a few marks to covers. Wear to corners and spine; a few chips. Fold out map to front has been mis-folded and has a couple of small margin tears. Foxing throughout. Some uncut page edges.
THE HISTORY OF THE LINLITHGOW AND STIRLINGSHIRE HUNT 1775-1910
Written by James H. Rutherfurd.
Stock no. 1810090
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.
Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w plates and large map in rear pocket. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by the author with dedication to title page ('from the author'). Boards scuffed and marked. Spine browned. Some grubby marks/foxing to contents but generally a clean copy.
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MARCO POLO
Written by Clarence Dalrymple Bruce.
Stock no. 1711750
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.
Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w plates. Map to end of volume. Being the account of a journey overland from Simla to Pekin. Spine faded. Corners bumped. Some mottling to covers. A little foxing to contents. All plates present. Map has some edge-creasing but generally very good. Name in ink to front free endpaper. Front and rear joints just starting to crack.
CHAUCER'S CANTERBURY PILGRIMAGE
Written by William Calder; Geoffrey Chaucer.
Stock no. 2114309
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1892. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Fold-out b/w illustration to front. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping and fraying of cloth to top and tail of spine. Marks to covers. Some foxing and page browning.
THE STORY OF THE CAMPAIGN OF SEBASTOPOL
Written by Edward Bruce Hamley.
Stock no. 2111314
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. Circa 1939. Good condition.
Red cloth with gilt title to spine; blind decorations to covers. Written in the camp. With illustrations drawn in camp by the author. Spine is browned, with some chips and tears; couple of 'worm' holes. Bumping along cover edges; some fraying to cloth. Front joint is cracked. Inscription in ink to prelims. Some foxing and page browning.
PENINSULAR SCENES AND SKETCHES
Written by Frederick Hardman.
Stock no. 1207533
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1900. Very good condition.
Fictional stories of the Peninsular War but firmly based on factual episodes. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. vi + 258 pages + booklist. Novels of Military Life series. Endpapers browned. Spine bumped.
THE PRACTICE OF FORESTRY
Written by Christopher Y. Michie.
Stock no. 1205339
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1888. Almost very good condition.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine and gilt tree vignette to front cover. vi + 315 pages. B/w illustrations. Front joint very slightly cracked. Spine split. Stain to rear board. Contents very good.
RAMBLES WITH A FISHING-ROD
Written by E.S. Roscoe.
Stock no. 818915
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1883. Very good condition.
Sketches of some vacations spent chiefly rambling about the Continent with a fishing-rod. Small format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, black title and vignette to front, bevelled edges. Corners lightly rubbed, rear cover scuffed. Contents generally clean.
WORDS BY AN EYEWITNESS
Written by Linesman.
Stock no. 817315
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1902. Almost very good condition.
Eleventh Edition with Three Additional Chapters. The Struggle In Natal. Dark blue cloth, silver titles, silhouttes to front and spine. xii and 437 pages. Corners lightly worn, title to spine rubbed and fading. Previous bookseller address label to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout.
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THE SCOT ABROAD
Written by John Hill Burton.
Stock no. 578902
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1900. Very good condition.
Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine, gilt decorations and red titles to front cover. Dominican Fathers Edinburgh stamp to prelims.
CAPTAIN CLUTTERBUCK'S CHAMPAGNE
Written by William G. Hanley.
Stock no. 987203
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1862. Almost very good condition.
Subtitled: A West Indian Reminiscence. No author stated but believed to be Colonel William G. Hanley Royal Engineers. First edition. Pages: 372. Contemporary three-quarter leather binding with marbled boards and edges, gilt-lettered lable on spine. Foxing to prelims. Corners worn.