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John Timbs

Published by Frederick Warne and Co.Ltd., London

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About this Item: Frederick Warne and Co.Ltd., London. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 000386

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Timbs, John

Published by Richard Bentley

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About this Item: Richard Bentley. Condition: Good. First edition copy. . Seller Inventory # X13B-00268

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Timbs, John

Published by published 1864 by Lockwood and Co.: London (1864)

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About this Item: published 1864 by Lockwood and Co.: London, 1864. hard cover, 7 by 4 1/2 inches, 294 pp. plus 16 pages of catalog fair condition, 3 inch split along side of spine, title page loose but present. Seller Inventory # 34202

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Timbs, John

Published by Richard Bentley; London. (1860)

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About this Item: Richard Bentley; London., 1860. Hard. Condition: Fair-. First printing. Fair-. Front board and spine and first few leaves detached. Hinges cracked. One plate detached. Light foxing to extremities. 392pp. Seller Inventory # 021977

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Things Not Generally Known, Familiarly Explained. A: John Timbs

John Timbs

Published by Kent and Co. ( late Bogue ), London (1859)

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About this Item: Kent and Co. ( late Bogue ), London, 1859. Hardcover. Condition: Good-. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 248 pp with 32 page publisher's catalogue at rear, frontis piece vignette title page, ads to endpapers, bound in brown cloth with gilt title. Cloth much marked and stained, tears to head and tail to spine, corners rubbed, front hinge weak - a study copy. Seller Inventory # 023634

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TIMBS, JOHN & ALEXANDER GUNN

Published by Frederick Warne & Co, London (1903)

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About this Item: Frederick Warne & Co, London, 1903. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. First Edition. No date circa 1903. No DJ. Green cloth boards with bright gilt titling on spine. Tears to edges of spine. Gilt to top edge. No ownership marks. Tissue guarded frontis plate. , fronts., xii, (2) 577pages, 4 full-page photographic illustrations by Franz Hanfstaengl. Clean and tight. LIST OF THE PHOTOGRAVURES IN THIS VOLUME BY FRANZ IIANFSTAFNGL OF MUNICH. WESTMINSTER ABBEY . . . . . . . . . . Frontissiece. From a Photograph, by permission of the London Stereoscopic Company. GATE IVAV HAMPTON COURT PALACE From a Photograph by Valentine & Sons, Dundee. HURSTMONCEUX CASTLE . . . . . . From a Photograph by Joshua Smith, Hastings. MOUNT ST. MICHAEL . . . . . . . From a Photograph by Valentine & Sons, Dundee. Size: Lge 8vo. Seller Inventory # 137805

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POPULAR ERRORS Things Not Generally Known Explained: TIMBS , JOHN,

TIMBS , JOHN, FSA

Published by KENT& Co [ late BOGUE], Fleet Street , London (1857)

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About this Item: KENT& Co [ late BOGUE], Fleet Street , London, 1857. Hard Back. Condition: Good. 1st Edition Thus. Small h/b.1st ed thus-- "Entirely new Edition 1857 ". 247 pp+ 33 pages Publisher's Adverts. J Timbs FSA . "Things not Generally known - Explained"" - expelling myths - Set in 11 sections - Economy of man / Nature / Society & progress / Sciences / traditional history / natural history / fabulous animals / superstition / laws & customs / domestic history / miscellanea ] Exterior is Fine with a new Re-Backed Black cloth & Bright Gilt titles to spine thus preserving this very interesting book. Interior- browned foredge , ink inscsp , some edge paper loss to one of the pages margins not effecting text + irregular wavy edges to 1st few pages , some paper staining 1st few pages + some pages throughout the book.Tissue-guard frontis. PLS See our image. Seller Inventory # 5572

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English Eccentrics and Eccentricities: Timbs, John

Timbs, John

Published by Chatto and Windus, London (1875)

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About this Item: Chatto and Windus, London, 1875. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. First Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 578 pages; Ex-library copy rebacked with original boards and portions of the original spine cloth laid down over the rebacked spine. Contents complete and generally neat. But with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Binding shaken with a few mild gaps between signatures. Worn and somewhat shabby but decent. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts. Fair to Good only. Seller Inventory # 34079

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John Timbs, Clarence Cook, Jane Marsh Parker, et al.

Published by Selmar Hess, New York (1894)

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About this Item: Selmar Hess, New York, 1894. Soft cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Evariste Carpentier,Hugo Handler, H. T. Wells , et al. (illustrator). First Edition First Printing. These 3 large (12" x 9.75"0 pamphlets are basically, clean, tight, square and internally unmarked, but the names of the "prominent personages" presented are written across the top margins of the front wrap. The wrap are rubbed, more so at the yapped edges, age darkened (or sunned) and split at the spine. They contain pp: 241-264, 289-360, clear, glossy pages illustrated with black & white plates (some tissue guarded) bound in light blue wraps with black titles and designs. The characters detailed are James Watt, Peter Cooper, General John Fremont among many others. They are undated, but 1894 is the accepted publication date for these series which were sold by subscription only. Seller Inventory # 016276

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About this Item: Lockwood & Co, London, 1874. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. 288pp hardback, green cloth gilt, ex-library with mechanics' Institution bookplates and later reference library, frontis portrait and vignette to title page, library stamps etc, ownership signature to ffep, crude front hinge repair, fair. Seller Inventory # 044586

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Timbs, John

Published by Kent & Co., London (1858)

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About this Item: Kent & Co., London, 1858. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. b/w Engravings (illustrator). 247 clean, unmarked pages; black c w/gilt titles, moderate wear Size: 12 vo. Seller Inventory # 056231

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Timbs, John

Published by Richard Bentley, London, UK (1963)

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About this Item: Richard Bentley, London, UK, 1963. Hard Back/Hard Cover. Condition: Book Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket. First Thus (?). xiv + 396 pages incl index. Brown boards, some marks to front and heavily damp-marked to back board at fore-edge. Some wear to spine-ends & boards' corners. Old bookplate pasted onto inside of front board, adhesive marks to flyleaf, page-edges age-browned, some occasional foxing in text otherwise contents very clean & tidy. Binding very strong. Size: 7 1/2" Tall. Seller Inventory # 008027

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Things Not Generally Known - Familiarly Explained: Timbs, John

Timbs, John

Published by David Bogue, London (1856)

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About this Item: David Bogue, London, 1856. Cloth. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Edition. 1856 1st edition. 248pp + 32pp catalogue to rear. Fair/None. Brown cloth boards with damage to bottom quarter of spine, minor rubbing/bumping to edges, minor splitting to spine edges and fraying to top. Contents generally clean with occasional splitting, a few pages a little loose but not detached and all there, very minor soiling, tape repair to front hinge. B&W plate at frontis. Interesting facts on a variety of subjects as follows Marvels of the Heavens, the Earth - its surface & interiors, the Sea, the Atmospher, Sight & Sound, Geographical Discovery, Life & Death, Animal Kingdom, Trees & Plants, Natural Magic, Domestic manners, the Calendar, Laws & Customs, Chursh & State - Parliament, Nationalities - Dignities, Science the Arts & manufactures, Money, Art-Terms, and Language & Books. Timbs was a prodigious English author and antiquary. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 006652

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Timbs, John

Published by Griffith and Farran, London (1869)

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About this Item: Griffith and Farran, London, 1869. Original Cloth. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. xvipp; 428pp. A first editiion copy in original binding. Bound in red cloth with decoratie front board and spine with gilt embossed vignette and lettering. B/w frontispiece plate with tissue guard and decorative headpieces to the chapters. Previous owners sepia ink signature and date 1868 to the head of the title page. There is rubbing with a little loss to the cloth at the head of the spine and some rubbing with a couple of niks to the cloth at the tail of the spine. There is a stain with tide mark to the tail of the front and rear board and adjacent paste downs and end papers. Slight tide mark to the extreme of the innner hinge at the tail of the first few page leaves. Most of the textblock is clean, bright and tight. A good copy. Shipping from the UK. Seller Inventory # 224795

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John Timbs

Published by Kent and Co (late Bogue), London (1857)

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About this Item: Kent and Co (late Bogue), London, 1857. Cloth. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Entirely New Edition. Black boards are slightly edgeworn and worn to spine and corners. Corners bumped. Light foxing. Dusty top edge. 247 pages plus adverts and index. 350g. Seller Inventory # 000263

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John Timbs

Published by Frederick Warne & Co., UK (1865)

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About this Item: Frederick Warne & Co., UK, 1865. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Decorative board, green cloth Hardcover, with gold lettering on the spine. Thought to be the 1865 first edition, has an owner's inscription, dated 1881. Light endpaper spotting, light edge and corner wear. Not ex. library. 512 pages, illustrated with tissue guarded frontispiece. Contents clean, binding tight. Book. Seller Inventory # 024587

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About this Item: Lockwood & Co, London, 1869. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 288pp hardback, green cloth gilt, frontis portrait tissue-protected and vignette to title page, ex-library with mechanics' Institution bookplates and later reference library stamps etc, ownership signature to ffep, few water spots to boards else good. Seller Inventory # 044584

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About this Item: Lockwood & Co, London, 1870. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 288pp hardback, green cloth gilt, ex-library with mechanics' Institution bookplates and later reference lib mostly unopened, frontis portrait and vignette to title page, library stamps etc, ownership signature to ffep, few water spots to boards else good. Seller Inventory # 044585

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About this Item: Lockwood & Co, London, 1871. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 288pp hardback, green cloth gilt, frontis portrait tissue-protected (foxed) and vignette to title page, ex-library with mechanics' Institution bookplates and later reference library stamps etc, ownership signature to ffep, good. Seller Inventory # 044587

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About this Item: Lockwood & Co, London, 1867. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 288pp hardback, green cloth gilt, frontis portrait and vignette to title page, ex-library with mechanics' Institution bookplates and later reference library stamps etc, ownership signature to ffep, few spots to boards else good. Seller Inventory # 044588

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About this Item: Lockwood & Co, London, 1873. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 288pp hardback, green cloth gilt, frontis portrait and vignette to title page, ex-library with mechanics' Institution bookplates and later reference library stamps etc, ownership signature to ffep, good. Seller Inventory # 044589

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About this Item: Lockwood & Co, London, 1872. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 288pp hardback, green cloth gilt, frontis portrait and vignette to title page, ex-library with mechanics' Institution bookplates and later reference library stamps etc, ownership signature to ffep, good. Seller Inventory # 044590

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Timbs, John, F.S.A.

Published by Richard Bentley, England (1860)

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About this Item: Richard Bentley, England, 1860. Hard. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No D.J. First Edition. pp 387. Firm and clean throughout with little evidence of use. 2, B & W illustrations. Slight foxing throughout. Marble pattern, inside covers. Bottom corner, torn off first page, 1/2 inch. 3 1/2 x 6 inch sticker, inside, front cover. Red, outer edges, pages. Front cover & first page, free from book. Embossed cover, raised sections, spine, some guilding. All cover edges, corners, ends of spine, worn, frayed. Cover lightly scuffed. Scans upon request. Size: 5 x 7. Leather Bound. Seller Inventory # BIO1943

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John Timbs

Published by C Arthur Pearson (1899)

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About this Item: C Arthur Pearson, 1899. Cloth. Condition: Good. First Edition. In maroon blind-stamped cloth. " Historic sketches, remarkable duels, notorious highwaymen, rogueries, crimes and punishments, and love and marriage." Clean solid copy. Seller Inventory # 018655

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Timbs, John & Alexander Gunn

Published by Frederick Warne

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About this Item: Frederick Warne. Circa 1930, and likely 1st edition. 16mo and VG in a near vg dw. No marks and not price clipped. Seller Inventory # 31557

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TIMBS, John

Published by W. Kent & Co., London (1859)

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About this Item: W. Kent & Co., London, 1859. Dark Cloth. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. f/piece+t.p. with engr. of Chelsea suspension bridge+288+(4, notice of 'Men of the Time)+4 (misc. adverts)+(8, blue printed pub.list & notices). Main fault is some kind of chemical damage across fr.endpapers (which has tunred them from white to yellow) which continues through to bottom of f/piece to which it has given a stippledtexture, as well as causing discoloration, the f/piece is also becoming loose, crease lower t.p., good gutters and otherwise internally tight & unmarked; covers clean, tight & minimally worn but some discol.lower fr.corner & sl.sp.fading. A handy compendium of information relating to all areas of science, manufacture and technology. Size: 11.5 Cms x 17.5 Cms. Seller Inventory # 004034

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Timbs, John

Published by Crosby Lockwood & Co, London (1880)

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About this Item: Crosby Lockwood & Co, London, 1880. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. New Edition. Brown cloth boards with bright gilt decoration & backed titling on spine. No ownership inscription. xii, 276 pp. + 24 pages catalogue to rear. Size: 12mo. Seller Inventory # 118040

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Timbs, John

Published by Lockwood and Co., London (1868)

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About this Item: Lockwood and Co., London, 1868. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Brown cloth boards. Gilt titles spine. Black endpapers. Frontispiece '"Big Tree" of California'. Diagram of 'The Electric Light' title page. viii. 246pp including index. 18pp publisher's catalogue. 175x115mm. Fore- and tail edges uncut. Corners and spine ends bumped, rubbed and frayed. Patchy pale mark 20-40mm across head edge both boards. Page edges soiled. Hinge gaping slightly between occasional pages, and between eps at stitching only. Binding firm. Neat ink owner signature, June 12, 1869 verso ffep. Different neat ink owner signature title page, probably also early. Slight foxing prelims. Contents otherwise clean. Chapters include 'Historic Jottings', 'The Railway', 'Diamonds', and 'The Great Exhibition, 1851'. Seller Inventory # 001754

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JOHN TIMBS

Published by CROSBY LOCKWOOD & CO (1877)

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About this Item: CROSBY LOCKWOOD & CO, 1877. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. THIS RARE, REVISED AND CORRECTED EDITION, CLOTH BOUND BOOK IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION CONSIDERING ITS AGE * THERE IS SOME SLIGHT EDGE-WEAR AND RUBBING/SCUFFING TO THE CORNERS, AND ALONG THE SPINE * ALTHOUGH THE PAGES ARE GENERALLY CREASE FREE, MANY ARE SLIGHTLY GRUBBY AND BEGINNING TO TAN * PUBLISHED BY CROSBY LOCKWOOD & CO, IN c.1877 * THE OPPORTUNITY TO BUY SUCH A BEAUTIFUL BOOK, WITH A GILT ENGRAVED SPINE, SHOULD NOT BE MISSED. A WONDERFUL ADDITION TO ANY BOOKSHELF*. Seller Inventory # AB/TP336-NEWBA42

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John Timbs

Published by David Bogue, London (1850)

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About this Item: David Bogue, London, 1850. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Black cloth, 12mo, gilt title on spine as ' The Year-Book Of facts 1850'. Slightly torn internally at head of rear hinge, binding generally sound. Some soiling to ffep and title page, otherwise clean. Seller Inventory # 003844

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