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Item Description: London and New York: Jonathan Cape, The Armchair Detective Library, and Hodder & Stoughton 1968–2002, 2002. 28 volumes, 0ctavo. Original cloth. With the dust jackets. Colonol Sun, near fine, dust jacket nicked to corners, James Bond and the Spy Who Loved Me, fine in fine price clipped dust jacket, James Bond and Moonraker, light abrasion to head of front free endpaper, fine dust jacket, Licence Renewed, Icebreaker, Win, Lose or Die, Seafire, Man from Barbarossa, price clipped, Goldeneye, fine in fine dust jacket, Licence to Kill, bumped to spine, otherwise near fine in fine dust jacket, all the Raymond Benson titles are fine in fine dust jackets. First editions, first impressions except Goldeneye, first hardback edition. A complete set of novels and screenplays by the first four authors to carry on the James Bond franchise after Ian Fleming's death. Bookseller Inventory # 80979

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Resolving the Late Paleozoic Ice Age in: Christopher R. Fielding

Christopher R. Fielding (Editor), Tracy D. Frank (Editor), John L. Isbell (Editor)

Published by Geological Society of Amer (2008)

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Item Description: Geological Society of Amer, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0813724414

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Tefl: Learn How You Can Teach English: Walker, Christopher John

Walker, Christopher John

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Tefl: Learn How You Can Teach English: Walker, Christopher John

Walker, Christopher John

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Item Description: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2009. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_1449914446

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Dr. John R. Christopher's Herbal Lectures: John R CHristopher

John R CHristopher

Published by Christopher Publicaitons (1979)

ISBN 10: 1879436027 ISBN 13: 9781879436022

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Item Description: Christopher Publicaitons, 1979. Audio CD. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000640145

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Narrating the Thirties: A Decade in the: Baxendale, John; Pawling,

Baxendale, John; Pawling, Christopher

Published by Palgrave Macmillan (1996)

ISBN 10: 0333623002 ISBN 13: 9780333623008

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Item Description: Palgrave Macmillan, 1996. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0333623002

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Wild Things (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons): Grant Boucher; David

Grant Boucher; David Martin; Christopher Mortika; John Terra

Published by TSR (1990)

ISBN 10: 1560760508 ISBN 13: 9781560760504

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The Politics of South India 1920-1937 (Cambridge: Christopher John Baker

Christopher John Baker

Published by Cambridge University Press (1976)

ISBN 10: 052120755X ISBN 13: 9780521207553

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Item Description: Cambridge University Press, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG052120755X

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21st Editions Journal of Contemporary Photography Volume: FAUCON, Bernard, KENNA,

FAUCON, Bernard, KENNA, Michael, GONZALEZ PALMA, Luis, CARTER, Keith, WRIGHT, Holly, SKOGLUND, Sandy, KLETT, Mark, STURGES, Jock, MICHALS, Duane, RUBEN, Ernestine, BAILLY-MAITRE-GRAND, Patrick, MIDDLEBROOK, Willie, METOYER, John, PARKER, Olivia, BASKIN, Leonard, WOOD, John, WILBUR, Richard, TURNER, Frederick, STAUFFER, John, BENNETTE, John, MAHONEY, Christopher, STILGOE, John, COLEMAN, A.D., TUCKER, Anne Wilkes, ZIMMER, Paul, BUTLER, Robert Olen, CREECH, Morri, PESCHIARA, Raúl, MEAUX, Kevin, FLEURY, Amy, BEATTIE, Ann, KAPLAN, Daile, GIOIA, Dan, SOUTHALL, Thomas W., REED, Rixon, STEVENSON, John, BETHEL, Denise, SPEER, Lance, THOMAS, R.S., ALBAHARI, Steven

Published by Leo & Wolfe Photography, Inc. and 21st Editions, South Dennis, Massachusetts, Brewster, Massachusetts (1998)

ISBN 10: 1892733013 ISBN 13: 9781892733016

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Item Description: Leo & Wolfe Photography, Inc. and 21st Editions, South Dennis, Massachusetts, Brewster, Massachusetts, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. Please inquire about pricing.First edition, first printing Limited edition of 235 signed and numbered copies (this being copy number 95). Signed in pencil on the limitation page by Bernard Faucon, Michael Kenna, Luis González Palma, Keith Carter, Holly Wright, Sandy Skoglund, Mark Klett, Jock Sturges, Duane Michals, Ernestine Rubin, Patrick Mailly-Maître-Grand, Willie Middlebrook, John Metoyer, Olivia Parker, Steven Albahari and Leonard Baskin.Hardcover. Fine black Japanese silk-covered boards with title stamped in black on cover, with burgundy quarter Morocco goatskin binding, no dust jacket as issued. The book is contained in a handmade black Japanese silk cloth-covered basswood clamshell box. 218 pp., with 15 hand-pulled bound photogravures by Jon Goodman Photogravure, one bound woodcut and 32 tritone plates exquisitely printed on Mohawk Superfine matte art paper by The Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vermont. Book measures 15-1/4 x 13-3/4 inches, clamshell box is 16-7/8 x 14-3/4 inches. New (a Mint flawless copy). Hand-pulled bound photogravures by Bernard Faucon, Michael Kenna, Luis González Palma, Keith Carter, Holly Wright, Sandy Skoglund, Mark Klett, Jock Sturges, Duane Michals, Ernestine Rubin, Patrick Mailly-Maître-Grand, Willie Middlebrook, John Metoyer, Olivia Parker and Steven Albahari, and one original bound woodblock print by Leonard Baskin. Essays by John Wood, Steven Albahari, Leonard Baskin, Frederick Turner, Jahn Stauffer, John Bennette, Christopher Mahoney, John Stilgoe, A.D. Coleman, Anne Wilkes Tucker, Paul Zimmer, Duane Michals, Robert Olen Butler, Amy Fleury, Ann Beattie, Daile Kaplan, Dana Gioia, Thomas W. Southall, Rixon Reed, John Stevenson, Denise Bethel and Lance Speer. Poems by Richard Wilbur, Morri Creech, Raúl Peschiera, Kevin Meaux and R. S. Thomas. Conversation with Holly Wright by Ann Beattie. Includes notes on the contributors. Designed by Paul McMenamin. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 102090

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Somersetshire Delineated: A Topographical Description of the: Greenwood, Christopher; Greenwood,

Greenwood, Christopher; Greenwood, John

Published by Humanities Press Intl (1980)

ISBN 10: 0904387534 ISBN 13: 9780904387537

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Item Description: Humanities Press Intl, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0904387534

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Somersetshire Delineated: A Topographical Description of the: Christopher Greenwood, John

Christopher Greenwood, John Greenwood

Published by Humanities Press Intl (1980)

ISBN 10: 0904387534 ISBN 13: 9780904387537

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Item Description: Humanities Press Intl, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Facsimile of 1822 ed. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0904387534

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Smith, John Christopher (1712-1795)

Published by London, I. Walsh, [1756] (1756)

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Item Description: London, I. Walsh, [1756], 1756. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Complete and in fine condition with untrimmed edges, folio, engraved title leaf and index leaf, 110 pages fully engraved music score with lyrics. Small punch holes for original string binding on the left hand margin. Purportedly written by David Garrick (who disclaimed authorship), this score, written by a pupil and friend of Handel, is exceptionally uncommon with only 5 US holdings (not including Yale) and 3 UK holdings. Bookseller Inventory # 2300

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Item Description: Printed by Thomas Milbourn for the Author, London, 1689. First English Language Edition. 8], 440 [444], [4], 220, 92, [11] p. 37 cm. 7 full-page engraved plates, two in-text woodcut illustrations, and a few decorations. Full panelled leather. Full panelled leather. Rebacked with repaired corners and edges. Inside repairs to hinges, top of title page, last few pages, and rear pastedown. Second last page of index cut off at top. Tears to two plates, opposite pp. 189 and 337 in first part. Ink and pencil notations or marks throughout. Occasional small tears and chips. Some thumbing and staining. Last two pages have worm holes at bottom. Johann Rudolph Glauber (1604-70) was a self-taught scientist responsible for many practical advances in chemistry, the most important being the invention of improved distilling furnaces. A great traveller, he explored Europe widely and in the process discovered a mineral spring, the salts of which still bear his name, Glauber's salts. He also encouraged Germans to make better use of their natural resources in the large work entitled "The Prosperity of Germany." He had other talents as well, having manufactured mirrors, studied wine production, and worked as an apothecary who provided free medical treatment for the poor. Glauber's influence eventually spread throughout Europe, hence this English edition of his works. Nevertheless, he was little appreciated in his own lifetime and died in poverty. Translator Christopher Packe, himself a chemist and physician, worked under the patronage of Robert Boyle, whose name appears on the list of subscribers. Another subscriber is William Penn, presumably the founder of Pennsylvania. Bookseller Inventory # 105177

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Jodocus Hondius; Christopher Saxton; John Speed.

Published by Sudbury & Humble c.1614, London (1614)

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Item Description: Sudbury & Humble c.1614, London, 1614. (Stolen)Rare first state of the map. This handsome map from Speed's "Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine", after Jodocus Hondius 1610 engraving, was described by Christopher Saxton and augmented by John Speed in 1612. This striking map of England has along its side decorative costume figures and a detailed table of all the Shires and other important location of England., Size : 385x515 (mm), 15.16x20.28 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good, some skillful reinforcement of the folds. Bookseller Inventory # M7656

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Synthetic Aperture Radar Marine User's Manual: Editor-Christopher R. Jackson;

Editor-Christopher R. Jackson; Editor-John R. Apel; Producer-Data, and Information Service (U.S.) National Environmental Satellite

Published by National Environmental Satellite, Data, (2005)

ISBN 10: 016073214X ISBN 13: 9780160732140

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Item Description: National Environmental Satellite, Data, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG016073214X

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MINI MOKE: Christopher, John

Christopher, John

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ISBN 10: 1445609193 ISBN 13: 9781445609195

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Item Description: Amberley, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1445609193

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MINI MOKE: Christopher, John

Christopher, John

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Item Description: Amberley, 2013. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1445609193

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MUSIC THROUGH TIME: AN APPRECIATION OF MUSIC: CHRISTOPHER P GORDON,

CHRISTOPHER P GORDON, PORTER SHANE, STALLSMITH JOHN A

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Item Description: Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0757520677

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The Politics of South India 1920-1937 (Cambridge: Baker, Christopher John

Baker, Christopher John

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Item Description: Cambridge University Press, 1976. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. Politics and the Province: The Justice Party; 2. The Province and the Locality; 3. Depression, dissent and disengagement; 4. The Ascent of the Congress. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_052120755X

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The Day We Almost Bombed Moscow: Dobson, Christopher; Miller,

Dobson, Christopher; Miller, John

Published by Hodder & Stoughton Ltd (1986)

ISBN 10: 0340337230 ISBN 13: 9780340337233

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0340337230

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The Politics of South India 1920-1937 (Cambridge: Christopher John Baker

Christopher John Baker

Published by Cambridge University Press (1976)

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Item Description: Cambridge University Press, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX052120755X

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SMITH, John Christopher 1712-1795

Published by I. Walsh [1755], London (1755)

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Item Description: I. Walsh [1755], London, 1755. First Edition. BUC p. 958. RISM S3666. As with many London publications of the period, The Fairies was first issued in three separate parts, in March-April 1755 (see Walsh II, 1374-6, recording no complete set of parts). First performed at Drury Lane in London on February 3, 1755. Smith was a pupil of Handel and was employed by him as a copyist. "By 1725 [Smith] was having lessons from Handel; his early copies and arrangements of works by Handel demonstrate that his progress was rapid and that he was being instructed in composition as well as keyboard. Smith and David Garrick [1717-1779] presented two full-length all-sung Shakespearean operas in 1755 and 1756: The Fairies, based on A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Tempest. Dwarfed by Handel's greatness, Smith's music had little chance for real success. His strongest work retains the style of his mentor, while his attempts at more modern idioms are, with some exceptions, generally less effective. Much of his music is indeed worthy of revival, particularly the opera The Fairies and individual arias, choruses and keyboard selections, but Smith's reputation rests today more on his association with Handel than on his musical accomplishments." Barbara Small in Grove Music Online."It has been suggested that Garrick was responsible for the alterations to Shakespeare’s text, but he firmly denied it and his prologue suggests that Smith himself was the author. The music survives only in printed score [i.e., the present edition], including the overture, the arias, the final chorus and two symphonies, but omitting the recitatives, dances and other pieces. The plot follows Shakespeare’s, but the ‘rustics’ are excluded. The characters are Theseus (tenor) and his betrothed Hippolita (silent); Egeus (bass), his daughter Hermia (soprano), her lover Lysander (alto castrato [Guadagni]) and her betrothed Demetrius (tenor; he has no arias), and Helena (soprano), in love with Demetrius; and the king and queen of the fairies, Oberon (baritone) and Titania (soprano), with her servant and Puck (trebles). Garrick’s (spoken) Prologue is a commentary on the audience’s ignorance and prejudice towards English composers." Michael Burden in Grove Music Online. Folio. Attractively bound in period style in modern quarter brown calf with decorative blind-tooling, marbled boards, titling to spine gilt. 1f. (title), 1f. (table of contents and publisher's catalogue, "Musick Compos'd by M.r Handel"), [1] (blank), 2-61, [62] (blank), 63-92 pp. Engraved.The title includes an excerpt from the spoken prologue to the work by David Garrick (1717-1779). The singers Mr. Beard, Sigra. Passerini, Sigr. Guadagni, Miss Poitier, Master Moore, Miss Young and Master Reinhold are named in printed captions ("Sung by.") within the score.Very slightly browned; occasional minor signs of wear; tear to inner margin of p. 61 along edge of plate not affecting notation. Bookseller Inventory # 25507

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CROWTHER, Samuel, & John Christopher Taylor.

Published by London: Church Missionary House; Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1859 (1859)

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Item Description: London: Church Missionary House; Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1859, 1859. Octavo (189 × 119 mm) Strictly contemporary calf prize binding, black morocco label, raised bands milled gilt, compartments pleasingly tooled within double fillet panel, both boards with concentric panelling in gilt and blind incorporating an attractive palmette roll, front board with laurel wreath prize supralibros of Chatham House, Ramsgate, as centre tool, milled edge-roll, edges gilt, floral roll gilt to the turn-ins, marbled endpapers, red silk page-marker still intact. Just a little rubbed, a scatter of light foxing, but overall a very good copy. Folding engraved map. First edition. Decidedly uncommon, just 8 copies on Copac, with only single copy noted at auction. The only published account of the Third Niger Expedition which was intended to "establish trading stations on the Niger's banks" profiting from trade in their immediate locales, but also taking advantage of proximity to Kano, the "most important market city" in West Africa (Howgego). "The third Niger expedition was not accidental. It was a result of the success recorded in the second expedition of 1854, and the recommendations of Samuel Crowther about the voyage that prompted the British Government to set in motion this third expedition that was later to be labelled the 'New Era of the commercial history of West Africa'" (Adeuyan, The Journey of the First Black Bishop: Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther 1806 - 1891, pp.125-6). Crowther was a Yoruba who was captured as a slave during the civil wars, and freed when the Portuguese slaver he was on was taken by the British Navy. Freed in Sierra Leone in 1821, he was educated by the Church Missionary Society, baptized in 1825, becoming a schoolteacher in 1841. He was sent to England and ordained in 1845, returning to Yorubaland in 1846 as a missionary, baptizing his first convert in 1862. "He became bishop of 'Western Equatorial Africa beyond the Queen's Dominions' in 1864, a post he held until 1890" (Howgego). Prize inscription verso of the front free endpaper recording presentation to G.C Spencer by the headmaster of Chatham House, the Rev. Alfred Whitehead, father of the great mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead. Henze,I, p.756; Howgego, IV, B6(B). Bookseller Inventory # 98141

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Hunt,John Dixon, Christopher Thacker, et al.

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Item Description: Various publishers. Various binding. Book Condition: Very Good. (1)Adams,William Howard: The French Garden 1500-1800. (2)Berlanda,Paolo: Der Steingarten; Alpenpflanzen zu Hause. (3)Berrall,Julia S.: The Garden. (4)Beuchert,Marianne: Die Garten Chinas. (5)Charlesworth,Michael: The English Garden. In 3 vols. (6)Clevely,A. M.: Topiary. (7)Coats,Peter: Great Gardens of Britain. (8)Cobbett,William: The English Gardener. (9)Cowell,F. R.: The Garden as a Fine Art. (10)Crowe,Sylvia & Haywood,Sheila: The Gardens of Mughul India. (11)Feltwell,John: The Naturalist's Garden. (12)Gillespie,Gerald: Garden and Labyrinth of Time. (13)Griessmair,Brigitte & Kompatscher,Anneliese: Vielgeliebter Bauerngarten. (14)Harvey,John: Mediaeval Gardens. (15)Hennebo,Dieter: Garten des Mittelalters. (16)Holme,Charles: The Gardens of England. (17)Hunt,John Dixon: The Figure in the Landscape. (18)Hunt,John Dixon: Gardens and the Picturesque. (19)Huxley,Anthony: An Illustrated History of Gardening. (20)Jacques,David: Georgian Gardens. (21)Jarrett,David: The English Landscape Garden. (22)King,Ronald: The Quest for Paradise. (23)Lehrman,Jonas: Earthly Paradise. (24)Lehrman,Jonas: Earthly Paradise. (25)Littlefield,Susan & Schinz,Marina (text): Visions of Paradise. (26)MacDougall,Elisabeth B. & Jashemski,Wilhelmina F. ed.: Ancient Roman Gardens. (27)MacDougall,Elisabeth B. & Miller,Naomi: Fons Sapientiae. (28)Mack,Maynard: The Garden and the City. (29)Masson,Georgina: Italian Gardens. (30)Miller,Naomi: Heavenly Caves. (31)Moore,Charles W. & Mitchell,William J. & Turnbull,Jr.,William: The Poetics of Gardens. (32)Mosser,Monique & Teyssot,Georges ed.: The History of Garden Design. (33)Moynihan,Elizabeth B.: Paradise as a Garden. (34)Nan,Chung Wah: The Art of Chinese Gardens. (35)Pereire,Anita & Zuylen,Gabrielle van: Gardens of France. (36)Phillips,C.E. Lucas & Barber,Peter N.: The Rothschild Rhododendrons. (37)Plumptre,George: Collins Book of British Gardens. (38)Racine,Michel & J.-P.,Ernest & Mougenot,Boursier & Binet,Fran?oise: The Gardens of Provence and the French Riviera. (39)Rohde,Eleanour Sinclair: Garden-Craft in the Bible. (40)Spens,Michael: The Complete Landscape Desings and Gardens of Geoffrey Jellicoe. (41)Stiff,Ruth L. A.: Flowers from the Royal Gardens of Kew. (42)Strong,Roy: The Renaissance Garden in England. (43)Thacker,Christopher: The Genius of Gardening. (44)Thacker,Christopher: The History of Gardens. (45)Thomas,Graham Stuart: Gardens of the National Trust. (46)Watts,Peter: Historic Gardens of Victoria. (47)Wharton,Edith: Italian Villas. (48)Whittle,Elisabeth: The Historic Gardens of Wales. (49)Wiebenson,Dora: The Picturesque Garden in France. (50)Wieder,Laurance (Selected and Edited): King Solomon's Garden. (51)Wilber,Donald Newton: Persian Gardens and Garden Pavilions. Bookseller Inventory # 402872

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Synthetic Aperture Radar Marine User's Manual

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The Developing Labor Law: The Board, the: Editor-Patrick Hardin; Editor-John

Editor-Patrick Hardin; Editor-John E., Jr. Higgins; Editor-Christopher T. Hexter; Editor-John T. Neighbours

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Lydia Davis of Alstone Green, Gloucestershire [Thomas Pole, Joseph Storrs Fry, Thomas Shillitoe, Joseph Sturge, Jeremiah Holme Wiffin, Christopher Healy and John Wilbur; Quakers; Society of Friends]

Published by Alstone Green Gloucestershire. Between and 1862 mainly between 1820 and 1847 (1800)

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Item Description: Alstone Green Gloucestershire. Between and 1862 mainly between 1820 and 1847, 1800. Apart from one contribution dating from 1800, three from the 1850s and two from the 1860s, all contributions date from between 1820 and 1847. 237pp., 4to, with eight items loosely inserted (including four coloured botanical drawings on card) and three-page partial index of contributors. In contemporary black leather binding, with embossed pattern and gilt border on front board, marbled endpapers, and all edges gilt. In good condition, lightly aged and worn, in rebacked binding, worn at spine, with new label. Although the album has a strong bias towards the circle of Quaker families in the Gloucestershire area of which Lydia Davis was a member (Thomas Pole married into the Barrett family of Cheltenham), a number of prominent individuals within the movement are also present. Notable among the 120 contributors are: the physician and Quaker minister Thomas Pole (1753-1829), who contributes three pages of illustrations; the chocolate manufacturer Joseph Storrs Fry (1767-1835), a religious quotation, 1830; the temperance campaigner Thomas Shillitoe (1754-1836), an original religious rumination beginning 'If Gold would pass current in heaven, and there add to my happiness, old as I am, I would never set down quiet', Tottenham, 1833; the abolitionist Joseph Sturge (1793-1859), a quotation 'On Silent Worship', 1831; the Translator of Tasso Jeremiah Holme Wiffin (1792-1836), an abolitionist poem entitled 'Appeal for the Injured African' (see below); the American Quaker ministers Christopher Healy (1773-1851) of Rhode Island (Isaac Watts's hymn 'We are a garden wall'd around', dated 15 October 1831, and titled 'On the Church of Christ') and John Wilbur (1774-1856) (eleven-lines of apparently original and unpublished verse on Hunt and Woolman, beginning 'But shall I cautiously presume to touch', 'Extracted for his friend Lydia Davis by John Wilbur of Hopkinston in the state of Rhode Island N. America 5th Mo 5th 1832'). As the above examples show, the textual contributions almost entirely consist of devotional verse and prose, either original or extracted from the work of sympathetic authors such as Isaac Watts and Bernard Barton (exceptions include a piece of 'Russian Poetry' titled 'Thunder Storm' contributed by Richard S. Harford, and a passage from Wordsworth's 'Excursion'). J. H. Wiffin's contribution is an undated holograph (signed 'J. H. W.') of his poem 'Appeal for the Injured African' (first published in 'Aurora Borealis, a Literary Annual, edited by Members of the Society of Friends', 1833), consisting of sixty lines in fifteen four-line stanzas, and covering three pages, it begins: 'O Thou to whom the mournful sigh | Of sorrow and despair ascends, | Who hear'st the ravens when they cry, | The babe when at thy feet he bends! -' The third stanza appeals for divine aid: 'By realms dispeopled, tongues struck dumb | With the brute outrages of years, | In Thy remembrance let them come - | The Negro's wrongs, the Negro's tears!' The volume contains fifteen illustrations (four loosely inserted), comprising: three pages of drawings in black ink by Thomas Pole, the first page with a calligraphic design of the letters 'L. D.' [for Lydia Davis], and the other two pages with six small rural scenes, the first an arrangement of four 0.8 x 1 cm ones, and the second an arrangement of two of 4 x 4.5 cm (for other examples of Pole's artistic work, see the 36 plates in E. T. Wedmore's 'Thomas Pole, M.D.' (London: Headley Brothers, 1908); a pencil drawing by Sarah Lowe of 'Eatington Meeting House'; two pheasants in colour, with a background in pencil, by 'S. D[avis]'; a page with three beautiful small coloured illustrations (a parrot, a naval scene and a cottage) by Oade Roberts (1800); an anonymous pencil drawing of a ruined priory; eight coloured botanical drawings, by A. Davis (two, 1820 and 1822), Mary Westcombe, Sarah Savoury and Rachel Savoury, and three anonymous. Other contributors are: E. M. Alexander, Cheltenham, 1835; Jacob Allis ('Writte. Bookseller Inventory # 15979

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Britain, Or A Chorographicall Description of the: William Camden, Philemon

William Camden, Philemon Holland [translator]

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Item Description: George Bishop and John Norton, London, 1610. Hardcover. Book Condition: Poor. Willem Kip, William Hole, Christopher Saxton, John Norden (illustrator). Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. A poor copy of an extremely rare and valuable work being the first translation of William Camden's historic survey into English. Classed as 'poor' because it is lacking the decorative title page, has had 25 of 57 maps removed, lacks some final index pages, and has some poorly done paper repairs. Philemon Holland's translation was popular but not particularly accurate. The maps are engraved by Willem Kip and William Hole after John Norden and Christopher Saxton, who produced the maps for the 1607 latin edition. In buckram library binding with gilt titles and number and raised bands to spine. The binding is sound. There is a bookplate of City of Portsmouth Public Library on the front pastedown and they are presumably responsible for the binding, new endpapers and poor paper repairs (sellotape and pasted paper). The engraved title page is missing. The first page is a dedication page with historic crossed out signature to the bottom, followed by a letterpress title page dated 1610 with an ink signature of Richard Hughes 1740 on either side of the design. There are some library markings to the reverse but no other library signs in the rest of the book. Further contents: Author to Reader 4pp; ad lectorem 3pp; Britannia 1p; alphabet 1p; text p1-822 with 25 maps, 8 pages of coins and other engravings; blank; half title Scotland (with further signature of Richard Hughes); text pp 1-54; half title Ireland; text pp 57-233; Shires of England 1p; Index 37pp; names of antiquities 7pp; Table of Scotland 7pp; Table of Ireland 3pp - lacking entries after S; endpapers. The following maps are present: Devon, Dorsetshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Sussex, Gloucestershire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Suffolk, Huntingdonshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Radnor, Brecknock, Monmouthshire, Glamorganshire, Carmarthenshire, Penbrokshire, Cardiganshire, Montgomeryshire, Merionethshire, Caernarvonshire, Anglesey, `Denbighshire, Flint, Durham, Westmoreland, and Cumberland. Some maps are trimmed or with other damage - the Welsh maps are in the best condition. There are a number of old paper repairs done with sellotape (generally to text pages) - the tape has been removed but the marking is still present. Some initial pages have reinforcement to edges. Paper has light brown toning, and there is occasional staining, but overall the text is in good condition. Whoever robbed the maps has in a few cases slit the gutter of the neighbouring pages - these slits have been repaired with archival binding tape. The work has been priced to take account of condition. Please enquire if you would like to see further images or ask to discuss aspects of condition. Bookseller Inventory # 031945

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The Developing Labor Law: The Board, the

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The Developing Labor Law: The Board, the: Patrick Hardin (Editor),

Patrick Hardin (Editor), John E., Jr. Higgins (Editor), Christopher T. Hexter (Editor), John T. Neighbours (Editor)

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