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English History in the 16th century

Large Countryhouse Library with books and maps and art on English / British History

[English History / Large Countryhouse Library].

Large Countryhouse Library with more than 1000 items: Books, Maps and Engravings relevant to English / British History from the Bronze Age, Roman History in Britain and Medieval History in Britain, General English History through all the ages of Renaissance and Enlightenment to the 19th and 20th century. With many very important, historical critical publications of the 20th century, dealing with the development of english society and culture. The collection includes a wonderful amount of modern books in near mint condition, many of which are in protective Collector’s Mylar. This is not an average collection but a themed, focused assembly of materials which also include collections of 18th and 19th century Maps of England, the British Isles, English Counties and Cities as well as Maps of former Colonial Possessions of the Empire, Decorative Engravings, themed illustrations and newspapers of military campaigns like the Crimean War etc. Also included are books on British Art and Architecture, publications on English Cultural History, its Natural History and Landscape as well as many monographs on English Local History, including the Channel Islands etc. etc. [The collection includes rare and collectable historical publications as well as modern publications and is progessively catalogued with detailed descriptions and wonderful images for each item. New additions can be seen reguarly on our website under “Libraries & Collections” – please look for “English History Collection”].

London and others, 1700 – 2000. Octavo / Quarto / Folio. Binding-Variations include decrorative historical bindungs as well as: Original Softcover / Orginal Hardcover / Original Hardcover with dustjackets in Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. The international shipping of the collection with UPS Express Courier is included in the price.

EUR 78.000,-- 

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Agnes Strickland, Lives of the Queens of England, From the Norman conquest

Strickland, Agnes / [and Elizabeth Strickland].

Lives of the Queens of England, From the Norman conquest. Now first published from official records and other authentic documents, private as well as public. A new edition, revised and greatly augmented, embellished with Portraits of every Queen.

8 Volumes (complete set). London, Colburn & Co., 1851. Octavo. Volume I: Frontispiece-Portrait of Agnes Strickland and engraved titlepage, XXII, 614 pages with 15 illustrations (including Froontispiece and Vignette on Title) / Volume II: Frontispiece-Portrait of Isabella of Valois, engraved titlepage, VIII, 704 pages with 16 illustrations (including Frontispiece and Vignette on Title) / Volume III: Frontispiece-Portrait of Jane Seymour, engraved titlepage, [4], 588 pages with 10 illustrations (including Frontispiece and Vignette on Title) / Volume IV: Frontispiece-Portrait of Queen Elizabeth, engraved titlepage, [4], 790 pages with 4 illustrations (including Frontispiece and Vignette on Title) / Volume V: Frontispiece-Portrait of Anne of Denmark, engraved titlepage, [4], 703 pages with 8 illustrations (including Frontispiece and Vignette on Title) / Volume VI: Frontispiece-Portrait of Mary of Modena, engraved titlepage, [2], 672 pages with 5 illustrations (including Frontispiece and Vignette on Title) / Volume VII: Frontispiece-Portrait of Mary II when Princess of Orange, engraved titlepage, [3], 466 pages with 4 illustrations (including Frontispiece and Vignette on Title) / Volume VIII: Frontispiece-Portrait of Queen Anne, engraved titlepage, [2], 556 pages with 3 illustrations (including Frontispiece and Vignette on Title) // Original, very decorative half-leather bindings with gilt lettering and ornaments on spines, marbled-paper-covered-boards and marbled edges. Excellent, firm condition with only minor signs of wear. The set comes frm the private library of Major General Cosmo Alexander Richard Nevill, with his armorial bookplate / Ex Libris to the pastedown of each Volume, bearing his family-motto: “Ne Vile Velis” [″Wish for nothing Vile”].

EUR 1.480,-- 

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