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Warwick: Its Preservation and Redevelopment. A Plan for the Borough of Warwick, Abercrombie, Patrick / Nickson, Richard
1 Abercrombie, Patrick / Nickson, Richard
Warwick: Its Preservation and Redevelopment. A Plan for the Borough of Warwick
London The Architectural Press 1949 First Edition Half-Leather Very Good Fair to Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 152pp, index, 5 appendices, illustrated throughout, including fold-out plans and drawings. Red boards, general browning to contents, overall a VG copy in a Fair-to-Good (chipped with small edge loss, internally repaired tear to rear panel, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Mediaeval (Medieval) Builder and His Methods, Andrews, Francis B
2 Andrews, Francis B
The Mediaeval (Medieval) Builder and His Methods
Oxford OUP 1925 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall iv + 99pp, 2 appendices, 13 plates plus drawings in text. Gilt on dark green buckram, foxing to edges and on some pages but generally very light. Owners pencilled name to front endpaper otherwise a VG clean tight copy, rough cut fore-edge. A very nice copy of the scarce first edition. No dustwrapper. Includes a loose insert "With the Author's kind regards. 29th September 1925." 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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Ships, Money & Politics. Seafaring and Naval Enterprise in the Reign of Charles I, Andrews, Kenneth R
3 Andrews, Kenneth R
Ships, Money & Politics. Seafaring and Naval Enterprise in the Reign of Charles I
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1991 052140116X / 9780521401166 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall x + 240pp, index, bibliography, 4 appendices. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. A broad-ranging study of the shipping industry, shipowning, mutiny and one particular seaman's experience in the transatlantic servants' trade explore the economic and social aspects of seafaring, especially the relations between owners, masters and men at a time of rapid growth and change in the merchant marine. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Blue Skirts into Blue Stockings, or, Recollections of Christ's Hospital, Angus, Louie
4 Angus, Louie
Blue Skirts into Blue Stockings, or, Recollections of Christ's Hospital
London Ian Allan 1981 0711012261 / 9780711012264 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 152pp, illustrated endpapers, illustrated. Blue boards, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Memories of Christ's Hospital by the author, a Child of the House from 1916 to 1925 in Ward Three. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Carlton House. The Past Glories of George IV's Palace, Anon
5 Anon
Carlton House. The Past Glories of George IV's Palace
London The Queens Gallery - Buckingham Palace 1991 095133736X / 9780951337363 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 240pp, index, illustrations throughout, some in colour. Published for an exhibition, 1991-2. Softback, reading crease to spine, a VG copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Echoes from the Clubs: A Record of Political Topics and Social Amenities. Volume I May - October, 1867; Volume II November 1867 - April 1868; Volume III May - December 1868, Anon
6 Anon
Echoes from the Clubs: A Record of Political Topics and Social Amenities. Volume I May - October, 1867; Volume II November 1867 - April 1868; Volume III May - December 1868
London Offices of 'Echoes from the Clubs' 1867 First British Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 3 volumes of a weekly magazine, published every Wednesday. All volumes in martching green boards, gilt border to each panel, gilt titling. Volume I: v+ 401pp, index. Light wear, rear endpaper creased. Volume II: v + 453pp, illustrated. Light wear, illustrated. Volume III: vi + 672pp. 15mm split to spine top otherwise light wear, general foxing, numerous double page illustrations plus folding plates, some of which have been misfolded and sit unevenly, with some creasing and tears and minor loss. One page requires edge trimming. Volumes I and II are VG, Volume III Good only. A very scarce and collectable set of period publications. Packed weight approx 5kg, extra shipping required. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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Shipbuilding & Shipping Record. Volume 79 (Seventy-Nine). From January 3 to Jine 26, 1952, Anon
7 Anon
Shipbuilding & Shipping Record. Volume 79 (Seventy-Nine). From January 3 to Jine 26, 1952
London Shipbuilding & Shipping Record 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 832pp, indexes, bound issues in publisher's binding, illustrated. Gilt titling on blue boards, a VG clean tight copy, light ageing only. Very heavy, 2.75kg packed weight, UK p+p £10, other destinations at cost. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Transactions of the William Morris Society: Bernard Shaw and William Morris. A Lecture Given on May 11, 1956, on Behalf of the William Morris Society, at a Joint Meeting with the Shaw Society During the Shaw Centenary Year, Arnot, R Page
8 Arnot, R Page
Transactions of the William Morris Society: Bernard Shaw and William Morris. A Lecture Given on May 11, 1956, on Behalf of the William Morris Society, at a Joint Meeting with the Shaw Society During the Shaw Centenary Year
London The William Morris Society 1957 Limited Edition Booklet Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 26pp, 1 of 350 copies printed. Card covers, slight creasing to upper front corner otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The King's Customs: Vol I: An Account of Maritime Revenue & Contraband Traffic in England, Scotland, & Ireland, from the Earliest Times to the Year 1800. Vol II: ...the Introduction of Free Trade & the Abolition of the Navigation & Corn Laws, from 1801-55, Atton, Henry / Holland, Henry Hurst / Preface By FS Parry
9 Atton, Henry / Holland, Henry Hurst / Preface By FS Parry
The King's Customs: Vol I: An Account of Maritime Revenue & Contraband Traffic in England, Scotland, & Ireland, from the Earliest Times to the Year 1800. Vol II: ...the Introduction of Free Trade & the Abolition of the Navigation & Corn Laws, from 1801-55
London Frank Cass 1967 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Volume I: (first edition 1908) xv + 489pp, 4 illustrations, one folding, index, appendix. Volume II: (first edition 1910) xii + 507pp, 7 illustrations, index, addenda. Both columes , gilt on green cloth, gilt on black title label to spine. Very light wear only, a super set of the 2 volume reprint. Heavy books, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Voyagers to the West: Emigration from Britain to America on the Eve of the Revolution, Bailyn, Bernard (With the Assistance of Barbara DeWolfe)
10 Bailyn, Bernard (With the Assistance of Barbara DeWolfe)
Voyagers to the West: Emigration from Britain to America on the Eve of the Revolution
London IB Tauris & Co Ltd 1987 1850430381 / 9781850430384 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxvii + 668pp, index, maps, illustrations, tables, 36pp 'Voyagers in Flight: A Sketchbbok of Runaway Servants 1774-1775' colour booklet bound in. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Church Archaeology Volumes 7,8 and 9 (2003-2005), Baker, Evelyn (Editor)
11 Baker, Evelyn (Editor)
Church Archaeology Volumes 7,8 and 9 (2003-2005)
York Society for Church Archaeology 2006 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall iv + 192pp, drawings and photographs within articles, addenda to rear. Large format softback, VG clean tight copy. Nine articles, including the archaeology of the Nave Sanctuary in Lichfield Cathedral; the Church of Saint Mary at Linton, near Ross; and an analysis of Rood Stairs. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Old Prison: The Story of the House of Correction at Northleach, Banks, Michael
12 Banks, Michael
The Old Prison: The Story of the House of Correction at Northleach
Friends of the Cotswolds 2013 0955070996 / 9780955070990 First Edition Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 194pp, footnotes, illustrations. Softback, crease to front cover otherwise light wear only, a Good+ copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Romance Around Stony Stratford (RE Barley) with a Sketch of Its History and Charities (CP Woollard), Barley, R Ewart . Woollard, CP
13 Barley, R Ewart . Woollard, CP
Romance Around Stony Stratford (RE Barley) with a Sketch of Its History and Charities (CP Woollard)
Eastbourne OC Barley 1928 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 80pp, 12 plates (3 more than listed). Brown boards, slightly sprung, slight bumping, period (1931) gift inscription to front endpaper, overall a VG tight copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Edward IV's French Expedition of 1475 - The Leaders and Their Badges Being MS.2 M.16 College of Arms, Barnard, Francis Pierrepoint
14 Barnard, Francis Pierrepoint
Edward IV's French Expedition of 1475 - The Leaders and Their Badges Being MS.2 M.16 College of Arms
Dursley Gloucester Reprints 1975 0904586014 / 9780904586015 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xv + 8pp plates + viii + 162pp, indexes, 2 plates, list of works cited. Originally published in 1925, this is a slightly smaller format facsimile reprint. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in a a price-clipped dustwrapper. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The History and Antiquities of the City of Bristol, Barrett, William
15 Barrett, William
The History and Antiquities of the City of Bristol
Gloucester Alan Sutton 1982 0904387488 / 9780904387483 Facsimile Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xix + 704pp, illustrations, folding city plan. Black boards, neat dated owner's name to front pastedown otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. This is an unnumbered copy of a limited edition facsimile reprint of 250 copies. First published in 1789. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Romance of Great Businesses, Beable, William Henry (Foreword By The Right Hon Lord Riddell)
16 Beable, William Henry (Foreword By The Right Hon Lord Riddell)
Romance of Great Businesses
London Heath Cranton Ltd 1926 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 320pp, illustrated. Blue cloth boards, light wear only, clean and bright, some foxing to contents, mainly to page edges, overall a VG copy without dustwrapper. History of 32 British businesses, from WH Smith to Glaxo, BP to Odhams. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Blazon of Episcopacy, Bedford, Rev. WK Riland
17 Bedford, Rev. WK Riland
The Blazon of Episcopacy
London John Russell Smith 1858 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall viii + 144pp, addenda et corrigenda, 61 plates showing the various Arms of the Bishops. Brown blind-stamped boards, gilt titling to spine faded, some edge rubbing and bumping. Top edge of pages gilt, fore- and bottom edges rough cut, general foxing throughout, occasional short edge tears, overall a Good tight copy of the scarce first edition. Covers Canterbury, St. Asaph, Bangor, Bath and Wells, Bristol, Chichester, St. David's, Ely, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Lichfield and Coventry, Lincoln, Llandaff, London, Norwich, Oxford, Peterborough, Rochester, Salisbury, Westminster, Winchester, Worcester, York, Carlisle, Chester, Durham, Sodor and Man, Manchester, Ripon. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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A Strange Accident of State: Henry VII and the Lambert Simnel Conspiracy, Beeston, David
18 Beeston, David
A Strange Accident of State: Henry VII and the Lambert Simnel Conspiracy
Derbyshire Birchwood Publications 2004 0951253514 / 9780951253519 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 70pp, references, illustrations, family trees. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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A History of the British Fire Service, Blackstone, GV (Chief Officer of the Hertfordshire Brigade) with a Foreword By The Rt. Hon. Herbert Morrison
19 Blackstone, GV (Chief Officer of the Hertfordshire Brigade) with a Foreword By The Rt. Hon. Herbert Morrison
A History of the British Fire Service
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall xix + 484pp, index, bibliography, 12 colour plates, 19 line drawings, 90 half tone plates. Red boards, light foxing only, slight marking to edges, bumping to upper rear corner, overall a VG clean tight copy in (rear panel a little grubby) dustwrapper. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Historical Manuscripts Commission No. 58: Report on the Manuscripts of the Most Honourable The Marquess of Bath, Preserved at Longleat. Volume IV Seymour Papers, 1532 - 1682, Blatcher, Marjorie (Edited and with an Introduction by)
20 Blatcher, Marjorie (Edited and with an Introduction by)
Historical Manuscripts Commission No. 58: Report on the Manuscripts of the Most Honourable The Marquess of Bath, Preserved at Longleat. Volume IV Seymour Papers, 1532 - 1682
London HMSO 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall xx + 457pp, index. Gilt on blue boards, general ageing to contents, overall a VG clean tight copy in (minor marks, slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Roman Alcester: Series: Volume 3. Roman Alcester Northern Extramural Area. 1969 - 1988 Excavations (CBA Research Report 127), Booth, Paul / Evans, Jeremy
21 Booth, Paul / Evans, Jeremy
Roman Alcester: Series: Volume 3. Roman Alcester Northern Extramural Area. 1969 - 1988 Excavations (CBA Research Report 127)
York Council for British Archaeology 2001 1902771222 / 9781902771229 First Edition Soft Cover As New No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall xviii + 328pp, index, bibliography, 177 figures, 28 plates, 45 tables, 31 microfiche tables. Large format softback, as new. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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My Dear Max: The Letters of Brendan Bracken to Lord Beaverbrook, 1925-58 (Sources for Modern British History), Bracken, Brendan / Beaverbrook, William Maxwell Aitken / Cockett, Richard (Edited with an Introduction by)
22 Bracken, Brendan / Beaverbrook, William Maxwell Aitken / Cockett, Richard (Edited with an Introduction by)
My Dear Max: The Letters of Brendan Bracken to Lord Beaverbrook, 1925-58 (Sources for Modern British History)
London The Historians' Press 1990 095089009X / 9780950890098 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall vii + 224pp, index, bibliography. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Voices from the Past: Pershore 1900 - 1935, Bramford, Margaret
23 Bramford, Margaret
Voices from the Past: Pershore 1900 - 1935
Malvern Margaret Bramford 2015 First Edition Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 69pp, illustrated. Softback, a Fine copy, the latest title from Margaret Bramford featuring more recollections from Pershore. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The RAF and Trade Defence 1919 - 1945: Constant Endeavour, Buckley, John
24 Buckley, John
The RAF and Trade Defence 1919 - 1945: Constant Endeavour
Staffordshire Keele University Press 1995 1853310697 / 9781853310690 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 255pp, index, bibliography, chapter notes, illustrations. Blue boards, light wear only, from a smoker's collection so slight aroma, slight browning to edges, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. This book examines why the RAF failed to defend British trade links and convoys during WW2 and shows how the problems weren't conquered until mid-1943. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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HP Bulmer Centenary 1887 - 1987, Bulmer, Esmond
25 Bulmer, Esmond
HP Bulmer Centenary 1887 - 1987
Hereford HP Bulmer Holdings PLC 1987 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 24pp commemorative brochure, fully illustrated in colour. Large format softback, light wear only, small label glue mark to front, overall a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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From Cave Man to Roman in Britain, Burrow, Edward J
26 Burrow, Edward J
From Cave Man to Roman in Britain
London Great Western Railway First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 60pp, bibliography, map, illustrations. Small softback publication, edge creasing/small edge tears to oversize card wraps, light ageing to contents, staples rusty with small staining adjacent in places, a Good copy of a scarce GWR original publication. Undated, circa 1925. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Combat Over Spain: Memoirs of a Nationalist Fighter Pilot 1936 - 1939, Captain José Larios, Marquis of Larios, Duke of Lerma
27 Captain José Larios, Marquis of Larios, Duke of Lerma
Combat Over Spain: Memoirs of a Nationalist Fighter Pilot 1936 - 1939
London Neville Spearman 1968 0854353836 / 9780854353835 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall x + 314pp, index, 6pp maps, 18pp plates plus frontispiece. Blue boards, light ageing, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Undated but assumed to be 1968 1st edition (ref British Library). 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Echoes and Reminiscences of Medical Practitioners in Cheltenham of the Nineteenth Century, Cardew, G Arthur
28 Cardew, G Arthur
Echoes and Reminiscences of Medical Practitioners in Cheltenham of the Nineteenth Century
Cheltenham Ed J Burrow & Co Ltd 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 57pp, list of subscribers, 11pp plates. Blind-stamped blue boards, undated but presumed to be 1930 1st edition (ref British Library). Light foxing mainly to untrimmed fore-edge of pages, a VG clean tight copy without dustwrapper. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Victorian Worcester: A Biography, Carpenter, Jeff
29 Carpenter, Jeff
Victorian Worcester: A Biography
Worcester Brockhill Publishing 2006 0955257107 / 9780955257100 Second Edition Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 156pp, index, references, illustrations including 8 in colour. Softback, laminate lifting slightly at edges otherwise light wear only, a near Very Good clean tight copy. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Victorian Worcester: A Biography, Carpenter, Jeff
30 Carpenter, Jeff
Victorian Worcester: A Biography
Worcester Brockhill Publishing 2006 0955257107 / 9780955257100 First Edition Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 156pp, index, references, illustrations including 8 in colour. Softback, laminate lifting at one corner otherwise light wear only, a near Very Good clean tight copy. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers: A Facsimile Reproduction of the First Book Printed in England By William Caxton, in 1477., Caxton, William / Blades, William (Preface)
31 Caxton, William / Blades, William (Preface)
The Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers: A Facsimile Reproduction of the First Book Printed in England By William Caxton, in 1477.
London Elliot Stock 1877 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall xii + 150pp. Blind-stamp decorated brown cloth boards, untitled, rubs to spine head/tail and corners, owner's name and small label to front endpaper, slight foxing mainly to endpapers, front hinge very slightly weakening but still firm. Overall a Good copy of this first facsimile. 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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Richard III Up to Shakespeare, Churchill, George Bosworth
32 Churchill, George Bosworth
Richard III Up to Shakespeare
Dursley Alan Sutton 1976 0904387054 / 9780904387056 First Thus Hard Cover Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xi + 548pp, bibliographical index, addendum, Brown boards, general foxing/browning to contents, overall a Good+ copy in a VG price-clipped dustwrapper. Originally published in 1900, this book sets out to show the nature of the raw material available to Shakespeare's hand when he began to write his play 'Richard III'. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Churchill War Papers: Volume II (Two, 2): Never Surrender May 1940 - December 1940, Churchill, Sir Winston S. / Gilbert, Martin
33 Churchill, Sir Winston S. / Gilbert, Martin
The Churchill War Papers: Volume II (Two, 2): Never Surrender May 1940 - December 1940
London William Heinemann Ltd 1994 0434000221 / 9780434000227 First Edition Hard Cover Nr VG Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxxii + 1360pp, index, 11 maps, appendices, Red boards, from the library of a University Professor, his name and details to front endpaper and his annotation to text (mainly neat vertical lines adjacent to text), otherwise light ageing only and thus a near VG copy in (colour fading to spine, short closed tear) dustwrapper. Scarce. Very heavy, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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The History & Description of the Town and Borough of Ipswich Including the Villages and Country Seats in Its Vicinity More Particularly Those Situated on the Banks of the Orwell., Clarke, GR
34 Clarke, GR
The History & Description of the Town and Borough of Ipswich Including the Villages and Country Seats in Its Vicinity More Particularly Those Situated on the Banks of the Orwell.
London Printed & Published By S.Piper 1830 First Edition Half-Leather Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 504pp, general index, addenda, subscribers, errata, preface, 19 illustrations plus frontispiece, as called for. . Recently rebound in half leather over marbled boards, 5 raised bands, blind-stamped decoration to each compartment, gilt titling to red label in second compartment. New endpapers. Edge staining to early pages, illustrations and text unaffected, some foxing throughout, generally a Good clean tight copy in a very handsome and excellent binding. First edition. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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The Suburban Homes of London: A Residential Guide to Favourite London Localities, Their Society, Celebrities, and Associations  with Notes on Their Rental, Rates and House Accommodation, Clarke, WS
35 Clarke, WS
The Suburban Homes of London: A Residential Guide to Favourite London Localities, Their Society, Celebrities, and Associations with Notes on Their Rental, Rates and House Accommodation
London Chatto & Windus 1881 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall x + 562pp + 32pp adverts at rear. Map. Period pictorial decorated boards, colour fading to spine, slight edge rubbing. Spotting to edges and to contents, edge tear to map. No inscriptions. A fascinating period study of London, each district covered in a separate chapter. A good copy of the very scarce first edition. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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Geoffrey Prime: The Imperfect Spy, Cole, DJ
36 Cole, DJ
Geoffrey Prime: The Imperfect Spy
London Robert Hale 1998 0709060602 / 9780709060604 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed on title page by David Cole. 191pp, index, bibliography, 4pp photographs. Black boards, VG clean tight copy in (small edge nick/creasing to front flyleaf) dustwrapper. The story of the Soviet spy, employed at the government nerve-centre GCHQ in Cheltenham. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Butcher of Amritsar: General Reginald Dyer, Collett, Nigel
37 Collett, Nigel
The Butcher of Amritsar: General Reginald Dyer
London Hambledon and London 2005 185285457X / 9781852854577 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xvi + 575pp, index, bibliography, notes, glossary, appendix, Dyer family tree, 6 text illustrations, 28 plates. Blue boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Northumbrian Crosses of the Pre-Norman Age, Collingwood, WG (President of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian Society)
38 Collingwood, WG (President of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian Society)
Northumbrian Crosses of the Pre-Norman Age
London Faber & Gwyer 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 196pp, index, 227 illustrations. Large format, gilt spine titling on blue boards, blind-stamped decoration to front board. Minor split to spine head (5mm), otherwise general light external wear with minor rubs only. Light foxing only mainly to endpapers, owners name to front endpaper otherwise contents generally clean and VG. Slight corner creasing to a few pages. Contents cover the following topics:- I The Rude Stone Pillar; II Staff Roods; III Crossed Slabs; IV The Northumbrians and Their Crosses; V The School of Hexham; VI The Tree of Life; VII Plaits and Inscriptions; VIII Anglian Schools of Figure Carving; IX The Free-Armed Head; X Crucifixes; XI A Review of the Anglian Period; XII The Viking Age in Northumbria; XIII Anglo-Danish; XIV The Free Wheel-Head; XV Anglo-Norse; XVI Hogbacks; XVII Outcomes of Northumbrian Monumental Art. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Warwickshire: Historical, Descriptive and Biographical, in the Reign of King Edward VII, Dale, John (Editor)
39 Dale, John (Editor)
Warwickshire: Historical, Descriptive and Biographical, in the Reign of King Edward VII
London JG Hammond & Company Ltd First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Undated, circa 1910. 172pp, illustrated. Gilt on full leather boards, decoration to front board, blind-stamped rear board, gilt edge dentelles to both pastedowns, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. 2 inscriptions to front endpaper, dated 1923 and 1954 respectively, light edge rubbing to boards, overall a VG clean tight copy. Includes a history of the county plus an extensive biographical section of leading characters of the period, most with thumbnail photography accompanying. Very heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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Rooms of Time: Memories of Ulster People, Dallat, Cahal / Gibson, Faith
40 Dallat, Cahal / Gibson, Faith
Rooms of Time: Memories of Ulster People
Antrim Greystone Books Ltd 1988 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall x + 206pp, 3 appendices, black and white photographs. Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Blighty: British Society in the Era of the Great War, DeGroot, Gerard J.
41 DeGroot, Gerard J.
Blighty: British Society in the Era of the Great War
Essex Longman 1996 0582061377 / 9780582061378 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiii + 357pp, index, bibliography, not illustrated. Softback, corner creasing to upper front corner otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Collapse : How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive, Diamond, Jared M.
42 Diamond, Jared M.
Collapse : How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive
London Allen Lane 2005 0713992867 / 9780713992861 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xv + 575pp, index, 42 plates, 11 maps. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. The mysterious collapse of past civilizations. 
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Gairloch In North-West Ross-shire. Its Records, Traditions, Inhabitants, and Natural History with a Guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree. And a Map and Illustrations, Dixon, John H
43 Dixon, John H
Gairloch In North-West Ross-shire. Its Records, Traditions, Inhabitants, and Natural History with a Guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree. And a Map and Illustrations
Edinburgh Co-Operative Printing Company Limited 1886 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xlviii + 435pp, folding coloured map at rear, index, 8 appendices, 5 tables, bibliography, 3 tissue guarded plates plus numerous other illustrations. Includes chapters by William Jolly FGS FRSE; The Rev. John McMurtrie MA; Professor W Ivison Macadam FCS FIC MMS etc.. Blue pictorial boards, light edge rubbing, owners bookplate to front pastedown, interesting inscription in pencil to verso of frontispiece. The owner of the book was an old school friend of the author, the inscription is possibly all or in part written by the author. Occasional foxing to pages, some spotting to edges, neat short closed tear to map at rear, overall an interesting and VG copy of a scarce title. 
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Pink Ice: Britain and the South Atlantic Empire (International Library of Human Geography), Dodds, Klaus J.
44 Dodds, Klaus J.
Pink Ice: Britain and the South Atlantic Empire (International Library of Human Geography)
London IB Tauris & Co Ltd 2002 1860647707 / 9781860647703 First Edition Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxiii + 229pp, index, bibliography, appendix, chapter notes. 29 illustrations , figures in text. Softback, reading creases to covers, slight corner creasing to early pages, minor marks to page edges, overall a near VG tight copy. Signed gift dedication from the author to title page. The story of the political struggles over Antarctica and the South Atlantic. 
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The Records of Knowle, Downing, TW (Collected by)
45 Downing, TW (Collected by)
The Records of Knowle
TW Downing 1914 Limited/Numbered Quarter-Leather Good No Jacket Privately Printed 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 1914 limited edition hardback. viii + 431pp, 11 plates, plan of church. Quarter-bound green leather over white bevelled boards, spine dulled with some spotting, marks to boards, corners bumped and rubbed. General foxing to contents, a few corner creases, hinges showing but very secure, overall a Good tight working copy. Useful reference for the genealogist and historian. Limited edition, this is number 54. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Berkshire Record Society Volume 3: Berkshire Overseers' Papers, 1654-1834, Durrant, Peter (Editor)
46 Durrant, Peter (Editor)
Berkshire Record Society Volume 3: Berkshire Overseers' Papers, 1654-1834
Berkshire Berkshire Record Society 1997 0952494620 / 9780952494621 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxvii + 325pp, indexes, appendix. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG tight copy. Includes records from the following parishes:- Aldermaston, Brimpton, Bucklebury, Burghfield, Chieveley, Englefield, Hampstead Norreys, Stanford Dingley, Sulhamstead Abbots, Sulhamstead Bannister, Thatcham, Wasing and Woolhampton. 
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Intended Treason: What Really Happened in the Gunpowder Plot, Durst, Paul
47 Durst, Paul
Intended Treason: What Really Happened in the Gunpowder Plot
London WH Allen 1970 0491004753 / 9780491004756 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 351pp, index, bibliography, appendix, endpaper maps, 20 illustrations. A previous owner had affixed a dustwrapper protective cover to the boards and front endpaper with sellotape. As a result, the boards/both pastedowns/both endpapers/dustwrapper all have residual glue marks. Hence book and wrapper are graded as Good only.Brown boards, general ageing to contents, a few minor marks, in a complete diustwrapper. Uncommon. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Rise of Prussia 1700 - 1830, Dwyer, Philip G (Editor)
48 Dwyer, Philip G (Editor)
The Rise of Prussia 1700 - 1830
Essex Pearson Education Ltd 2000 0582292689 / 9780582292680 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiv + 321pp, index, 5 maps, a collection of 11 essays. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Making of the English Middle Class: Business, Society and Family Life in London, 1660 - 1730, Earle, Peter
49 Earle, Peter
The Making of the English Middle Class: Business, Society and Family Life in London, 1660 - 1730
London Methuen Publishing Ltd 1989 0413519104 / 9780413519108 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiii + 446pp, index, bibliography, 3 appendices, 17 illustrations. Green boards, slight bumping to corners, general ageing to contents, overall a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Contents in 3 parts:- I Metropolitan Economy and Society; II Business Life; III Family and Social Life. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Witch Hunting, Magic and the New Philosophy: An Introduction to Debates of the Scientific Revolution 1450 - 1750, Easlea, Brian.
50 Easlea, Brian.
Witch Hunting, Magic and the New Philosophy: An Introduction to Debates of the Scientific Revolution 1450 - 1750
Sussex The Harvester Press 1980 039101806X / 9780391018068 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xii + 283pp, indexes, notes, drawings in text. Blue cloth boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in a Good (part fading to spine and front panel of orange lettering) dustwrapper. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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