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Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn: Historical Memorials of Canterbury. The Landing of Augustine; The Murder of Becket; Edward the Black Prince; Becket's Shrine. Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., 1899. 2nd US edition, from the 11th UK edition. 8vo., pp.xviii, 19-362 + plates. Further illustrations in the text. Red cloth, heavily gilt stamped, top edge gilt, other edges uncut and some unopened. Spine a little toned with endcaps a bit creased, upper hinge weakening slightly but holding firm, very good. Pencil inscription of Gilpin Ervin to ffep. Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (18151881) was Dean of Westminster from 1864 to 1881.   Ref: 51865 
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Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn: Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey. Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., 1899. US edition, based on the 6th UK edition. 2 vols., 8vo., pp. xlii, [ii], 335, [i]; x, [ii], 422 + plates. Further illustrations in the text. Red cloth, heavily gilt stamped, top edge gilt, other edges uncut and some unopened. Spine a little toned with endcaps a bit creased, slight split in endpaper at upper hinge but binding sound, very good. Pencilled inscription of Spencer Ervin Jr. to ffep. Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (18151881) was Dean of Westminster from 1864 to 1881.   Ref: 51866 
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Stevenson, Francis Seymour: Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln. A Contribution to the Religious, Political and Intellectual History of the Thirteenth Century. London: Macmillan and Co., 1899. 8vo., pp. xvi, 348. Black cloth, gilt; generally dusty, boards worn and spine slightly faded. Binding firm, internally clean. Ownership inscription to f.f.e.p.   Ref: 42199 
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(Stevenson, Joseph ed.:) Chronicon Monasterii de Abingdon. I, From the Foundation of the Monastery Until the Norman Conquest; From the Norman Conquest Until the Accession of Richard the First. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1858. 2 vols., pp. 4, xxxii, [ii], 494; 4, cxi, [i], 615, [i], 3, [i] + folding frontispiece to each volume. Three-page publisher's catalogue dated November 1858. Generally unopened at head edge, several fore-edges also unopened, series title-pages a little foxed. Black paper-covered boards backed in textured burgundy cloth, gilt title to spines. Headcaps worn, top edges dusty, a little shelf wear, endpapers heavily toned but still very good overall. To front paste-down both vols., 'Ex Libris Monasterii St. Augustini, Ramsgate' bookplate and library card holder. Rerum Britannicarum Medii Aevi Scriptores, or Chronicles and Memorials of Great Britain and Ireland During the Middle Ages series.   Ref: 52169 
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Stevenson, W.H. (ed.): Records of the Borough of Nottingham. Being a Series of Extracts from the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham. Vol. III: King Henry VII to King Henry VIII, 1485-1547. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1885. First edition. 4to., pp. xix, 538 + 2 fold-out facsimiles. Quarter roan, spine worn with loss to endcaps. Dusting to top-edge.   Ref: 45698 
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Strutt, Joseph: (Hone, William, ed.:) The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England; Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, and Pompous Spectacles, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time. London: Printed for Thomas Tegg and Son, 1834. New edition with index. 8vo., pp.lxvii, [i], 420. Many illustrations in the text. Very faintly toned, occasional small smudges, title-page and endpapers a little dusty. Publisher's boards, backed in green cloth with printed paper label, edges uncut. Cocked, spine much faded, small loss to top left corner of label, a few marks, edges worn. A good sound copy in an interesting, unsophisticated binding. This 'New' edition is the third, the first edition having appeared in 1801 and the second (in fact just an incorrect reprint, according to Hone's preface) in 1810, the year of Strutt's death.   Ref: 51268 
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Stylianou, Andreas & Stylianou, Judith A.: The Painted Churches of Cyprus. Treasures of Byzantine Art. London: Trigraph (for the A.G. Leventis Foundation), 1985. First edition. Large 8vo., pp. 517. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and upper board, small faint mark to bottom corner of upper board, another small mark to upper board near top edge by spine, edges lightly dusted, otherwise almost fine. White dust-jacket, spine discoloured with some toning to covers, a bit grubby with some shelf wear, two price stickers to front flap, very good.   Ref: 52119 
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Swarzenski, Hanns: Vorgotische Miniaturen die Ersten Jahrhunderte Deutscher Malerei. Leipzig: Karl Robert Langwiesche, 1927. Large 8vo., pp. 110, [ii]. Vellum, small blank black label to spine. Somewhat grubby, but very good. MS note to preliminary blank dating binding to April 1930, with binder's stamp.   Ref: 41958  show full image..
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Terpstra, Nicholas, (ed.:) The Art of Executing Well. Rituals of Execution in Renaissance Italy. Truman State University Press, 2008. 8vo., pp.xiv, 354. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and upper board. Near fine.   Ref: 51632 
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Theophilus: (Dodwell, C.R., ed.:) [The Various Arts.] De Diversis Artibus. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1961. First edition. 8vo., pp. lxxvii, 178. Cloth, gilt-lettered, 3cm erosion of surface to spine, smaller surface erosion to headcap, corners, endcaps and top edge of upper board bumped, edges slightly dusted, top edge red. Latin text with parallel English translation and accompanying introduction and notes.   Ref: 48527 
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