Small 4to. (25.5x17.5cm), (iv) + 84 pages + 8 pages of adverts all of local Croydon businesses + 10 full page plates and many other illustrations within the text. A few spots of foxing, the brown endpapers a little faded. Bound in the original red cloth binding, the title etc. in gilt on the front cover. The cover somewhat marked, rubbed on the corners, the spine worn and frayed at the top and bottom, the cloth split on the front hinge for most of its length and the cloth on the rear hinge split for about 6cm.
A Priced Catalogue of the Whole Stock of Theological Books, for the Most Part Secondhand, of the late firm of Dixon and Higham…
London, Charles Higham, 1878
Limited to 50 copies on thick paper; this is copy number 12, originally presented to Sion College Library, which was dispersed.
Large 8vo. (24.5x15cm), 8 unnumbered pages+216 pages of text, listing 9,670 books. Generally very clean, the pages slightly browned, the endpaper, half title and title page a little marked and the library stamp on the back of the title page.
Paris, A. Messein, 1905.
24x15.5 cm. 108 pages. The pages rather browned. A small piece missing from the blank before the title page and a small mark in the margin of one illustration.
Bound in red half-leather with matching marbled paper on the boards, the title etc. in gold on the spine. The leather somewhat rubbed, particularly at the head of the spine, with some loss of the red surface. The front end paper cracked at the hinge, so that the cover is coming loose. The original wrapped bound-in.
The Lives of the Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688
London, Bell and Daldy, 1866
8vo. (19.5x12.5cm), iv+393 pages. Slight foxing (particularly to the half title page) and a heavy crease in the margin of the first half of the book; some other light creasing and a little roughness to the edges of some pages from when they were separated. A previous owner’s inscription on the half-title page.