Callow, John: King In Exile. James 11: Warrior, King and Saint, 1689-1701. Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing, 2004. First edition. 8vo., pp. vi, 454+ plates. Maps and illustrations. Hardback: black cloth, gilt-lettered to spine, very good. Dust-jacket, spine sunned to a uniform lighter blue without affecting lettering, slight creasing on top edge, otherwise very good. Ref: 54259
Carlyon, Les: Gallipoli: Sydney, Australia: Pan Macmillan: 2002. 8vo., pp. vii, 600 + plates. Maps and illustrations. Paperback. Light signs of use, very good. Neat ink gift inscription to a previous owner on half-title. Ref: 54242
Chillingworth, William: The Religion of Protestants 1638. A Safe Way to Salvation. Menston: Scolar Press, 1972. Facsimile (Original Size). Folio. Small smudgy mark to title-page, otherwise very clean within. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, small gilt centrepiece to upper board. Fading to spine and to boards towards edges, no dust-jacket, very good overall. Ref: 37560
Coffey, John: Politics, Religion and the British Revolutions. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 8vo., pp. xii, 304. Hardback: brown cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. endpapers discoloured along hinges (for no discernable reason), edges lightly bumped. Dust-jacket, mildly shelf-worn with creasing to edges. Still, a very good copy. Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History series. Ref: 53746
Collinson, Patrick: The Elizabethan Puritan Movement. London: Jonathan Cape, 1967. First edition. 8vo, pp. 528. Maps as endpapers. Hardback: quarter green cloth with cream buckram boards, gilt-lettered to spine, a slight bow to upper board and a hint of dust to edges, still very good. Dust-jacket, rather shelf-worn and a little grubby, with creasing to top edge and tears to corners and head of spine, good only. Ref: 53753
Cowan, Paul (ed.): With Wellington In The Peninsula; The Adventures of a Highland Soldier, 1808-1814. Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Frontline Books, 2015. First edition. 8vo., pp. x, 214. Maps and illustrations. Hardback: black cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Unused, a hint only of shelf-dust: a fine copy. Ref: 54258
Coxe, William: Travels in Switzerland and in the country of the Grisons : in a series of letters. With an historical sketch and notes on the late revolution. London : T. Cadell Jun. & W. Davies, 1801. Fourth edition. 3 vols. I: pp. [lxx], , 434,  + 2 folding maps (one very large) and 2 engraved plates, without e2 (blank) as usual, including 2pp. of advertisements for Coxe's works after the preliminaries; II: pp. [viii], 430, [ii] + 1 folding map and 3 engraved plates (1 folding); III: pp. [xvi], 451, . A, I: a handful of leaves a little dust-soiled at outer margin, slight offsetting from plates; II: minor repair to blank verso of folding map; III: extreme outer corner of Aa3 torn. Contemporary tree calf, marbled endpapers, boards gilt ruled to a roll of interlacing fern leaves, spines gilt with urns and Greek fillets, red and green morocco labels. Upper edges and upper boards a little scuffed, I: joints just splitting at head and tail, upper hinge weakened, I and III: corners bumped. An excellent, fresh copy, exquisitely bound as a uniform set, of the fourth edition of this lavishly illustrated travelogue. It is one of several popular accounts published by the English priest and historiographer William Coxe (1748-1828), who travelled throughout Europe as the tutor to young aristocrats. With his pupil Lord Herbert, son of the Earl of Pembroke, he travelled through Switzerland and the French Alps ? a journey described in the present work, organised as a series of letters to the English lawyer William Melmoth. The narrative comprises natural and historical observations, as well as accounts of the effects of the French Revolution in those territories. The outstanding engravings include a very large, folding map of Switzerland and one of Mont Blanc, but also illustrations of local fauna; for instance, the Bearded Vulture that Coxe saw in Monsieur Sprungli's collection of Swiss birds, to which a section is dedicated. The appendix to vol.3 includes a catalogue of the 'Quadrupeds, Birds, Amphibia, and Testaceous Animals of Switzerland' (expanded in this edition) and a vocabulary of Romansch, the language of Upper Engadina, with a list of the earliest bibles and books printed in Romansch. A lovely copy of this important work. Ref: 53675show full image..
Darwin, Charles: (Bates, Marston & Humphrey, Philip S., eds.:) The Darwin Reader. London: Macmillan & Co., 1957. 8vo., pp. ix, 481 + plates. Illustrations. Hardback: red cloth, gilt-lettered to spine, light crease along spine, edges a little dusty, still very good. Dust-jacket, price-clipped, top edge starting to fray at head of spine,darkened towards spine and edges, still good. Ink ownership inscription of "Thos. J. Adams... 1957" to ffep with his underlinings and marginal annotations, mostly in pencil but some in ink, here and there but mainly to one chapter and the Appendix, and his further customisation by neat but adhesive attachment of various relevant newspaper cuttings of articles and photographs, and a stamp, to front endpapers and blank spaces on first few printed pages. With a further newspaper cuttings and a postcard of Darwin loosely inserted. Ref: 53941
Darwin, Charles: (Burkhardt, Frederick; Porter, Duncan M.; et al., eds.:) The Correspondence of Charles Darwin. Cambridge University Press, 1985-1997; 2002. First edition. 8vo., pp. xxxii, 702; xxxvi, 603; xxxii, 523; xxxvi, 711; xxxii, 705; xxxii, 673; xxxviii, 671; xxxviii, 766; xxxvi, 609; xl, 936; xl, 695 + plates to all vols. Hardbacks: black cloth, green title-piece to spine, gilt-lettered, a few corners lightly bumped and Vol. 8 with a larger dent to outer board-edges, light dust-marking to edges and Vol.5 with a considerable tea-stain to top edge (only), but all volumes unread and internally clean. Dust-jackets, creasing to jacket edges with a few tiny nicks to edges, a couple of corners with closed tears, Vol. 7 with two larger but still closed tears to centre of front flap-fold, but still very good overall. The Darwin Correspondence Project was founded in 1974 by an American scholar, Frederick Burkhardt, with the help of his wife, Anne Schlabach Burkhardt. and Sydney Smith, a zoologist in the University of Cambridge (all three now deceased). Setting out with the aim of locating all letters written by Charles Darwin, they originally intended to publish only summaries. This original intention then developed with Cambridge University Press into a plan, which remains ongoing, to publish for the first time a complete edition of the entire correspondence, consisting of "full authoritative texts of Darwin's (letters)... edited according to modern textual editorial principles and practice". A total of 30 volumes are anticipated, with 28 now published. Here we have the first 10 volumes, covering the years 1821-1862, with Vol. 13, containing 1865 and supplementary material for 1822-1864. Ref: 53938show full image..
[Darwin] Freeman, R. B.: The Works of Charles Darwin: An Annotated Bibliographical Handlist. London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1965. First edition. 8vo., pp. x, 81 + plates. Maps and illustrations. Hardback: green cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Lightly shelf-worn and dusted with a little fraying to jacket edges, otherwise very good. Ref: 53942