Chalmers, George: Churchyard's Chips concerning Scotland: Being a Collection of his Pieces relative to that Country; with Historical Notices and a Life of the Author [...]. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Brown [...] 1817. 8vo., pp. [iv] 211. Pages are rough-cut and uneven. Light spotting and foxing; off-setting to r.f.e.p. Owner's signature, Caroline Bingham 10-65, on f.f.e.p. Rebacked in quarter brown calf with gilt lettering to spine. Edges are rubbed, and beginning to fray, and corners worn. Covers scratched. Includes a facsimile of Churchyard's writing and signature. Ref: 22256show full image..
Chambers, D.S: Faculty Office Registers 1534 -1549. A Calendar of the First Two Registers of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Faculty Office edited with an Introduction and Index. Oxford University Press, 1966. 8vo., pp. lxv, 394. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, one corner bumped, otherwise fine. Top edge dust-speckled. Dust-jacket generally a litlle grubby with torn and worn edges so less than very good. Ref: 40578
Chambers, William: The Chambers' Manuscripts. Annals of the Town of Hull from the Earliest Times to 1766. Kingston upon Hull City Council and Malet Lambert High School, 1985. 3 vols. Facsimiles. 4to. Thick pamphlets. Stapled card covers, light wear. Firm copies. This three volume set contains: Book I; Book II, Part I; Book II, Part II. Ref: 45727
[Chapman, J.B.W; Dawes, M.C.B., eds.] Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem and other Analogous Documents Preserved in the Public Record Office [...] Vol. XIV, Edward III. Prepared under the superintendence of the Deputy Keeper of the Records. London: Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1952. Large 8vo. (260 x 170mm), pp. xxiv, 554. Bright and clean within. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. A little very light shelf wear, near fine. No dust-jacket. Covers the years 1374-1377. Ref: 52167
Clifford, Elsie M.: Bagendon: A Belgic Oppidum. A Record of the Excavations 1954-56. With a Foreword by Sir Mortimer Wheeler. W. Heffer & Sons Limited, Cambridge, 1961. 4to., pp. xix, 287. Brown cloth gilt, dust wrappper worn at extremities. A.L.S. stappled to front free endpaper, "My Dear Molly (?) [...] Elsie". Ref: 26280
Cotman, John Sell: Engravings of Sepulchral Brasses in Norfolk and Suffolk, tending to illustrate the ecclesiastical military and civil costume, as well as to preserve memorials of ancient families in that county [...]. Second edition. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1839. Second edition. 2 vols. Folio, pp. xxvi, 67, [i]; [iv], 31, [i] + 171 plates as called for, some folding. Includes hand-coloured frontispiece. Very occasional light foxing, slight faint smudging to title pages, a few folded plates just starting to split a little along their folds but generally in good order. Half olive green morocco, green and gold marbled paper-covered boards and matching endpapers, gilt spines, t.e.g. and others uncut. Spines a little faded, rubbed, a few small scrapes, edges worn, inner hinges inconspicuously reinforced with green tape. Bookplate of Adrian Bullock dated 1986 to front and back paste-down of each volume. An illustrated study and record of East Anglian brasses. John Sell Cotman (1782-1842) was a portrait and landscape painter of some fame and a prominent member of the Norwich School. He also made etchings on antiquarian subjects, focussing his attentions on the Norwich area where he worked as a drawing-master for nearly 30 years. Ref: 46387show full image..
Croston, James: A History of the Ancient Hall of Samlesbury in Lancashire, with an Account of its Earlier Possessors and Particulars Relating to the More Recent Descent of the Manor. London: printed by Whittingham and Wilkins at the Chiswick Press, 1871. Folio (385 x 280mm), pp. x, [ii], 274 + 1 folding facsimile indenture, 3 folding pedigrees, 1 ground plan and 2 further engraved plates. Title page in red and black, further engravings in the text. Sporadic foxing with the endpapers and the 2 engraved plates most affected. Dark green textured morocco, gilt spine, ornate borders and dentelles, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Endcaps a little worn, some scrapes and marks to boards including some ink blots to upper board. A very good copy. One of 'Two Hundred copies privately printed for Presents only'. Ref: 51264
D'Ewes, Sir Simonds: A Compleat Journal of the Votes, Speeches and Debates Both of the House of Lords and House of Commons Throughout the Whole Reign of Queen Elizabeth of Glorious Memory. Scholarly Resources Inc, n.d. [c.1970]. Facsimile copy of the 1693 edition. Folio, cream cloth with red lettering to spine, cloth lightly dust soiled, a few pencil notes, very good. Small booklabel of Wallace T. MacCaffrey to front pastedown. Ref: 28433show full image..
Dalrymple, John: Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland. From the Dissolution of the Last Parliament of Charles II, till the Capture of the French and Spanish Fleets at Vigo. Farnborough: Gregg International Publishers, 1970 Facsimile of 1790 edition. 3 vols., small 8vo., pp. [ii], xxxi, 392, 206; [iv], viii, 111, 318, 205; [ii], xii, vii, 267, 380. + engraved frontispiece. Green cloth, gilt. Head- and tail caps a little creased, joints slightly rubbed, some small bookseller's notes pencilled to ffep vol. I. Very good. A facsimile copy of the 'New Edition' first printed in 1790 for A. Strachan and T. Caddell in London, and J. Bell, W. Creech, and E. Balfour, Edinburgh. Ref: 51978
(Davis, James) 'Dr Davies', pseud.: Origines Divisianae: or Antiquities of the Devizes. In Some Familiar Letters to a Friend: Written in the Years 1750 and 1751 [...] First printed in 1754. [London]: s.n., . 12mo., pp. [ii], 137-218. Excised from a larger work, but with its own title-page, contents and postscript. Occasional light spots and smudges. Brown paper-covered boards, backed and cornered in brown sheep. Spine and corners very much rubbed, joints split but cords holding firm, endpapers a bit grubby and toned at corners. A very good text block housed in a tired binding. A note in an old hand to a preliminary blank records that this extract was 'taken from The Repository 4 vol. 12[mo.] London 1790. The original intact is very scarce'. Second editions of The Repository: a select collection of fugitive pieces of wit and humour, in prose and verse, vols. 1-4, did appear in 1790. The work was edited by Isaac Reed and published in London by C. Dilly. Attributed to James Davis, or sometimes to Sneyd Davies. Ref: 52186