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H.M.S.O. A Manual of Rigging for Aircraft. Air Publication 1107. Diagrams; 180pp; title marked, some spotting. orig. wrappers, worn, cover detached, 3rd edit., 1939. [ Ref: RGW18108] £10


HACKNEY-CHAIRS. ACT OF PARLIAMENT. An Act for Explaining the Acts for Licensing Hackney-Chairs. 2pp. folio, disbound, 1713 . [ Ref: RGW16822] £15
*From 1711 the commissioners were able to licence 200 chairs in London.

ARCHIBALD HAMILTON, 9th DUKE OF HAMILTON and 6th DUKE OF BRANDON [1740-1819] SIGNATURE "Hamilton &Brandon" partly pasted to blue paper, [ Ref: RGW13784] £10
*From a collection of signatures making donations to the Covent Garden Theatrical Fund.

HARCOURT, F. (Ed.). Escape from the Terror The Journal of Madame de la Tour du Pin. Illus.; 351pp. orig. blue cloth gilt, First Folio Society Edition, 1979. Very good copy in slipcase (one joint split). [ Ref: RGW14523] £8


HARE, AUGUSTUS J.C.: In My Solitary life. Being an Abridgement of the Last Three Columes of The Story of my Life. Edited with Notes by M. Barnes. Illus., index; 317pp. orig. cloth, extremities worn, hinges loosening, 1st edit., George Allen &Unwin, 1953. Clean reading copy. [ Ref: RGW19095] £8


HARRIS, S.M.: Saint David in the Liturgy. 2 plates; 78pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Cardiff, University of Wales, 1940. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16680] £5


HAY, I.: The Ship of Remembrance Gallipoli-Salonika. Map on endpaper, 8 photographic plates; 43pp. orig. white cloth, 1st edit., Hodder and Stoughton, [1926]. In d.w. (marked, hole in back cover) [ Ref: RGW19959] £15


HAZEL, J.: Who's Who in the Roman World. Maps; 372pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Routledge, 2001. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15013] £10


HENRY, O.: 101 Stories. Illus. by ROD WATERS; 631pp. orig. blue and tan cloth, Folio Society Edition, 2003.Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14375] £8


HERING, CONSTANTIN: Domestic Physician. Revised, With Additions from the Author's Manuscript of the Seventh German Edition. Index; xxii+509pp; a little spotting. 8vo orig. quarter black leather, spine gilt, marbled boards, worn, rear hinge broken 5th American Edition. Philadelphia, Published by Rademacher &Sheek, 1851. [ Ref: RGW13796] £20
*A homeopathic medical guide.

HIBBERT, C.: Disraeli and His World. 111 photographic illus., index; 128pp. orig. cloth, First Edition, Thames &Hudson, 1978. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14632] £8


HILL, C.P.: Who's Who in Stuart Britain. Portrait illus., index; xiv+466pp. orig. cloth, Revised and Enlarged edit., Shepheard-Walwyn, 1988. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14268] £5


HOGG, G.: Cannibalism and Human Sacrifice. index; 206pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., R. Hale, 1958. Very good copy in frayed d.w. [ Ref: RGW14373] £8


HORNYOLD, H.: Genealogical Memoirs of the Family of Strickland of Sizergh Being a Brief Account of the Family and its Branches. Pedigrees, some folding, 24 plates, index; xii+330pp. Large 8vo orig. black cloth, 1st edit., Kendal, 1928. One of only 250 copies, Signed by Author. Bookplate of Cefntilla. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW20102] £85
*There is an account of the house including illustrations of the paintings and the interior of the house. Cefntilla Court, Llandenny, Monmouthshire was built for Richard Somerset, 2nd Baron Raglan [1817-1884].

HOUSEHOLD, H.: The Thames &Severn Canal. Black and white plates, maps and plans, index; xviii+237pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., David &Charles, 1969. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17873] £10


HOWITT, MARY (Ed.): Biographical Sketches of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest to the Reign of Victoria. 28 steel engraved portraits; 516pp. folio orig. embossed red cloth gilt, rebacked orig. spine laid down, worn on extremities, hinges strengthened, a.e.g., W.F. Rutter &Son, 1865. [ Ref: RGW18997] £30


HOWITT, MARY: No Sense Like Common Sense; Or, Some Passages in the Life of Charles Middleton. Additional engraved vignette title and frontispiece; iv+176pp. 12mo orig. cloth gilt, 1st edit., Printed for Thomas Tegg, 1843. [ Ref: RGW19480] £20


HUBBLE, A.: Experimental Science A School Course of Practical Exercises in Elementary Physics. Illus. diagrams, index; xiv+254pp. contemp. blue calf gilt prize binding, worn, scuffing near board edges, 1st edit. Chapman &Hall, 1896. Prize label Tettenhall College, Staffordshire. [ Ref: RGW13774] £10


ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. Illustrated London News. July-Dec 1871. Vol. 69. Includes Christmas Supplement, Numerous wood-engraved illus., some double-page; 652pp. folio contemp. embossed clot gilt, worn and marked, 1871. [ Ref: RGW19079] £75
*Contains a number of illustrations after the Chicago fire.

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. Illustrated London News. Jan-June 1875. Vol. 69. Includes Fine Art Supplement. Numerous wood-engraved illus., some double-page; 620pp; browning and fraying in bottom margin at foot of central fold. folio half leather, worn and broken, 1875. [ Ref: RGW19950] £50


INDIA. ACT OF PARLIAMENT. An Act for carrying into Execution certain Proposals made by the East India Company for the Payment of the Annual Sum of Four hundred thousand Pounds, for a limited Time, in respect of the Territorial Acquisitions and Revenues lately obtained in the East Indies. 8pp. folio, disbound, 1769. [ Ref: RGW16826] £15


ISAACS, A., DAINTITH, J., &MARTIN, E. (Ed.): Dictionary of Science A Guide to Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy. Illus., diagrams; 858pp. orig. cloth, Oxford University Press, Folio Society Edition, 2006. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14651] £10


HENRY JAMES [1828-1911] Lawyer and Statesmen. President of MCC. THREE AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed, to Col. Young, 41 Cadogan Square and Chatsworth, 1893, arranging meeting in Bury, pressure of work when Parliament is sitting. [ Ref: RGW12293] £20


JAMES, SIR HENRY: Facsimiles of National Manuscripts from William the Conqueror to Queen Anne. Selected under the Direction of the Master of the Rolls and Photozincographed by Command of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Part I With Translations and Notes. 70 facsimile plates, some folding; xivpp and 109pp of notes; foot ot title damaged, a little marking to some other leaves.. Large folio (16in x 12.5in) rebound in half leather, retaining part of front cover, Southampton, Ordnance Survey Office, 1865. The Sion College copy. [ Ref: RGW19150] £20
*The documents covered in this volume are all before 1510.

GEORGE CHILD VILLIERS, 5th Earl of Jersey [1773Ð1859] Courtier and Conservative Politician. AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed, 1p, Berkeley Square. thanking 'for the perusal of your memoranda they are perfectly legible drawn up with much circumspection &with the addition of those from Mr Holland will be highly useful &fully sufficient I shd say for all purposes' vertical crease, removed from album, 21 May 1851. [ Ref: RGW15770] £20


KENDRICK, T.D.: Mary of Agreda The Life and Legend of a Spanish Nun. 8 plates, 5 maps, index; xii+178pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1967. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW12801] £15


KESSLER, R.: The Sins of the Father. Joseph P. Kennedy and the Dynasty He Founded. Illus.; xii+463pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Hodder and Stoughton, 1996. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14568] £8


KINGSLEY, AMIS: Rudyard Kipling and His World. 114 photographic illus., index; 128pp. orig. cloth, First Edition, Thames &Hudson, 1975. Very good copy on d.w. [ Ref: RGW14498] £10


KITCHIN, C.H.B.: Streamers Waving. Half-title; 172pp. orig. cloth, slight wear on extremities, spine faded, 1st edit., Published by Leonard &Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 1925. [ Ref: RGW18644] £15


KNOX, Captain JOHN: The Siege of Quebec and the Campaigns in North America 1757-1760. (Ed. B. Connell). Illus., maps, index; 319pp. orig. red cloth gilt, First Folio Society Edition, 1976. Very good copy in damaged slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14388] £6

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