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Forest Books was established in 1979, issuing regular catalogues and exhibiting at bookfairs throughout the UK. More
We offer a changing selection of interesting and unusual antiquarian books on a wide range of subjects.
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A New Abridgement and Critical Review of the State Trials: Wherein are inserted, several trials not in any other collection. Also, some trials that were taken in haste and scarce intelligible, are brought into regular order; and many Deficiencies throughout the Whole supply'd. Likewise, remarks are made on each trial, shewing what the Law in Criminal Cases anciently was; how it has been altered, and stands at this Day. Together with impartial Memoirs of the Times and Characters of the Sufferers....
Bolton Illustrated: A Series of Views of the Scenery Around Bolton Abbey, Wharfdale, Yorkshire, the Picturesque Domain of His Grace the Duke of Devonshire. From Drawings made on the spot by John Burkill, Esq.
The Practice of Perspective: or, an easy method of representing natural objects according to the rules of art. Applied and exemplified in all the variety of cases; as Landskips, Gardens, Buildings of divers Kinds, their Appendages, Parts, Furniture, &c. With Rules for the Proportions, Positions, &c. Figures, both in Draught and Relievo. Also the Manner of conducting the Shadows by divers Luminaries; and Practical Methods of Designing truly, without understanding any Rules at all, A Work highly n...
Familiar Architecture: Consisting of Original Designs of Houses for Gentlemen and Tradesmen, Parsonages and Summer-Retreats; With Back-Fronts, Sections, Etc., Together with Banqueting-Rooms, Churches, and Chimney-Pieces, To which is Added, The Masonry of the Semicircular and Elliptical Arches, with Practical Remarks.
A selection of books pertaining to the book arts, particularly relating to bookbinding, printing & bookselling history - Including books from the working library of Roger Powell (1896-1990), bookbinder
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We are always keen to purchase books that are rare or of collectable value, either singly or collections. We give very fair prices for books that are in very good or better condition. More