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The Dutch East: Sketches and Pictures, with Seventy-Eight Illustrations from Photographs

By: Brown, J. Macmillan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co., Ltd.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1849188

Condition: Good


First edition. Page ridges and front & end matter lightly foxed, spine faded, corners rubbed, light stain on corner of first several pages. 1914 Hard Cover. xvi, 222 pp. 1-page terminal publisher ad. A history of the presence of the Dutch East Company in Southeast Asia, illustrated with photographs. View more info

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The Stuart Legacy: English Art 1603-1714

By: Brown, Walter R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Birmingham Museum of Art: 1991

Seller ID: 2198682

ISBN: 0295971304

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1991 Large Softcover. 176 pp. The purpose of this exhibition and catalogue is to take a broad look at the art of the Stuart era and to draw attention to the traditions that it inherited and developed, as well as to the extraordinary innovations and advances that took place during little more than a hundred years from the accession of James I in 1603 to the death of his great-grand-daughter, Queen Anne, in 1714. Keywords: STUART LEGACY ENGLISH ART HISTORY View more info

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The Lion and the Unicorn: A Historian's Testament

By: Bryant, Sir Arthur

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2206143

ISBN: 0002114712

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Jacket lightly rubbed and toned. 1970 Hard Cover. 367 pp. A personal history of twentieth-century England. With eloquence and perception, Sir Arthur recalls the quiet beauty of a still unspoiled countryside; the ardors, endurances, and dramatic changes of the war years; the ambitious, yet often shattered hopes of the post-war era; and the landscape, buildings, institutions, and traditions which are the living witnesses to Britain's past and the key to her future. But above all, he has succeeded in capturing the unique dichotomy of the English character, that indomitable... View more info

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The Romance of Princess Amelia, Daughter of George III (1783-1810), Including Extracts from Private and Unpublished Papers

By: Childe-Pemberton, William S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing: 2007

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283697

ISBN: 0548802289

Condition: Fine


Modern print-on-demand reproduced from the 1910 original. 2007 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 17-[316] pp. A biography of the daughter of King George III, which includes extracts from private and unpublished papers, and reproductions of several portraits. View more info

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The Baroness de Bode, 1775-1803

By: Childe-Pemberton, William S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Elibron Classics / Adamant Media Corporation: 2005

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283704

ISBN: 1402173695

Condition: Near Fine


2005 facsimile of the 1900 original. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [3], 296 pp. A biography of the Baroness de Bode, who fled France during the French Revolution, took refuge in Germany, and was later granted an estate in southern Russia by Empress Catherine II. Drawn from letters written to her family in England. View more info

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Frances Partridge: the Biography

By: Chisholm, Anne

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198435

ISBN: 0297646737

Condition: Good


First edition. Spine cocked, corners bumped. Jacket edges rubbed. 2009 Hard Cover. xiv, 402 pp. First edition. Includes photographs. Frances Partridge was one of the great British diarists of the 20th century. She was born in 1900, the daughter of a progressive mother and architect father whose friends included Henry James and Arthur Conan Doyle. After studying Moral Sciences and English at Cambridge, Frances worked in Francis Birrell and Bunny Garnett's bookshop in London. She soon became part of the Bloomsbury group encountering Virginia Woolf, Lytton Strachey, the Bells, Roger Fry, Maynard ... View more info

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The Story of Aspley Guise: The Success of an English Village

By: Christodoulou, Joan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Staples Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1985175

ISBN: 0950711209

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Front wrapper lightly foxed. 1980 Stapled Binding. 84 pp. A history of Aspley Guise from the Victorian Era to the present. View more info

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Winston S. Churchill, Volumes I & II: Youth, 1874-1900; Young Statesman, 1901-1914 [Books 1 & 2]

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267766

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges foxed, jackets lightly soiled. 1967 Hard Cover. xxxviii, [2], 614, [2]; xxxii, [2], 763, [3] pp. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4. Illustrated with photographs and maps. The first two volumes of what grew to become a massive eight-volume biography of the British Prime Minister. CONTENTS: YOUTH: Acknowledgments; Preface; Short Biographies; Birth; Ireland; Ascot; Brighton; Harrow; Sandhurst; The Fourth Hussars; New York and Cuba; India; Frontier Wars; The River War; Return to India; Boer War; Escape; Ladysmith to London; Oldham and America; Genealogical Tables; Index; YOUNG STATESMAN: Ack... View more info

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The Age of Revolution (A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Volume Three [3])

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2274053

Condition: Good


Book club edition. Jacket rubbed, large tear on rear jacket edge repaired with clear tape, several tiny chips along jacket edges. 1957 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 402 pp. Volume 3 of Winston Churchill’s four-volume sweeping historical account begins with Marlborough’s victorious 1704 campaign at Blenheim in support of William of Orange—and ends with Napoleon’s defeat at Waterloo in 1815. Here, Churchill tells the story of how Britain rose to world leadership during the Age of Revolution in the eighteenth century. Churchill brings his considerable lite... View more info

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A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Four Volume Set: The Birth of Britain, The New World, The Age of Revolution, The Great Democracies

By: Churchill, Winston S. [Spencer]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1966

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2208587

Condition: Good


Book club editions. Rear edge of vol. 1 board and jacket and spine of vol. 2 jacket lightly stained. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in four volumes. xxii, 521; xi, 433; xiv, 402; xi, 403 pp. 8vo. History of the English-Speaking Peoples is a four-volume history of Britain and her former colonies and possessions throughout the world, written by Winston Churchill, covering the period from Caesar's invasions of Britain (55 BC) to the beginning of the First World War (1914). It started in 1937 and was finally published 1956–58, delayed several times due to... View more info

Image for The Second World War Six Volume Set: Their Finest Hour; The Gathering Storm; The Hinge of Fate; The Grand Alliance; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy

The Second World War Six Volume Set: Their Finest Hour; The Gathering Storm; The Hinge of Fate; The Grand Alliance; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy

By: Churchill, Winston S. [Spencer]; Shirer, William L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1948

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2294715

Condition: Very Good


Book club editions. Jackets lightly rubbed with a couple small closed tears to spine ends, ink name and address on front endpaper of each volume. 1948 Hard Cover. Complete in six hardcover volumes. 8vo. 8 5/8 x 6. Churchill's six-volume history of World War II -- the definitive work, remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature. From Britain's darkest and finest hour to the great alliance and ultimate victory, the Second World War remains the pivotal event in our c... View more info

Image for The Second World War Six Volume Set: Their Finest Hour; The Gathering Storm; The Hinge of Fate; The Grand Alliance; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy

The Second World War Six Volume Set: Their Finest Hour; The Gathering Storm; The Hinge of Fate; The Grand Alliance; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy

By: Churchill, Winston S. [Spencer]; Shirer, William L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1948

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2294939

Condition: Good


Book club editions. All volumes lack jackets. Spines faded and lightly foxed. 1948 Hard Cover. Complete in six hardcover volumes. 8vo. 8 5/8 x 6. Churchill's six-volume history of World War II -- the definitive work, remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature. From Britain's darkest and finest hour to the great alliance and ultimate victory, the Second World War remains the pivotal event in our century. Churchill was not only its greatest leader, but the free wor... View more info

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Fleet Air Arm: The Admiralty Account of Naval Air Operations (The War Facsimiles, Uncovered Editions)

By: Coates, Tim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Stationery Office: 2001

Seller ID: 2202529

ISBN: 0117025399

Condition: Near Fine


A 2001 facsimile of the 1943 original. A very nice copy. 127 pp. The Fleet Air Arm was established in 1939 as the Royal Navy's own flying branch, independent of the Royal Air Force. With its vast aircraft carriers bearing squadrons of fighter pilots, its main role was to protect a fleet or convoy from attack, or to escort an air striking force into battle. As the war progressed, so its importance to the Navy grew, providing vital reconnaissance information and increasingly accurate and deadly firepower. Illustrated throughout with striking photographs and maps, this book provides a wealth of d... View more info

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The Nelson Touch: The Life and Legend of Horatio Nelson

By: Coleman, Terry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202821

ISBN: 0195147413

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top page ridge very lightly foxed. Near Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. xix, 424 pp. Includes color and black-and-white illustrations. Admiral Horatio Nelson captures our imaginations like few other military figures. A mixture of tactical originality, raw courage, cruelty, and romantic passion, Nelson in action was daring and direct, a paramount naval genius and a natural born predator. Now, in The Nelson Touch: The Life and Legend of Horatio Nelson, novelist Terry Coleman provides a superb portrait of Britain's most revered naval figure. Here is a vivid account of Nelson's life, from hi... View more info

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The Man Who Hunted Jack the Ripper; Edmund Reid and the Police Perspective

By: Connell, Nicholas; Evans, Stewart P.; Whittington-Egan, Richard

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Rupert Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286370

ISBN: 1902791053

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 1999 Hard Cover. xiii, 198 pp. In 1888 the unknown brought death and terror to the streets of Victorian London's East End. This book tells the story of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid who was head of the Whitechapel detective force. He was then transferred to the notorious East End and was to lead the pursuit for Jack the Ripper. View more info

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A History of Philosophy: Volume 5, Part II -- Modern Philosophy: The British Philosophers, Berkeley to Hume

By: Copleston, Frederick

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Image Books/Doubleday: 1964

Seller ID: 2205997

Condition: Good


Spine creased, minor ink underlining and marginalia. 1964 Mass Market Paperback. 236 pp. This fifth volume of the series covers the whole scope of British philosophy during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Although the main discussion is concerned with the giants of that period--Hobbes, Locke, Berkeley and Hume--other movements of far-reaching significance receive extensive treatment, among them the Cambridge, Platonists, Ethicists such as Shaftesbury, Mandeville, and Paley, the Deists, and the Scottish philosophers of common sense who succeeded Hume. Conceived originally as a serious... View more info

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Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper Case Closed

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285058

ISBN: 0399149325

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 387, [1] pp. 8vo. The number-one New York Times-bestselling novelist Patricia Cornwell is known the world over for her brilliant storytelling, the courage of her characters, and the state-of-the-art forensic methods they employ. In this headline-making new work of nonfiction, Cornwell turns her trademark skills for meticulous research and scientific expertise on one of the most chilling cases of serial murder in the history of crime-the slayings of Jack the Ripper that terrorized 1880s London. With the masterful intu... View more info

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Thomas Wright's Political Songs of England: From the Reign of John to That of Edward II

By: Coss, Peter

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272429

Condition: Near Fine


1996 reissue of 1839 original with a new introduction and added editorial material. No jacket, remainder mark, pencil mark on rear paste-down endpaper. lxxix, 408 pp. With Latin and English text. This book contains a collection of political verses, venality satires and songs of social protest from medieval England. First edited by Thomas Wright in 1839, these so- called political songs are reissued here on behalf of the Royal Historical Society. The collection provides a fascinating insight into medieval responses to contemporary events. A new and wide-ranging introduction by Peter Coss offers... View more info

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Shakepeare and the Dramaturgy of Power (Princeton Legacy Library)

By: Cox, John D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263725

ISBN: 0691067651

Condition: Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 282 pp. Ranging over all the dramatic genres in the Shakespearean canon, this book focuses on plays where medieval drama most clearly illuminates Shakespeare's treatment of political power and social privilege. View more info

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The Regent and His Daughter

By: Creston, Dormer; Guedalla, Philip

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thornton Butterworth, Ltd.: 1933

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2283700

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Boards rubbed, two ink names on front endpapers, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1933 Hard Cover. 320 pp. 8vo. A biography of the daughter of King George IV. Includes illustrations and portraits. View more info

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By the Banks of the Thames: Russians in Eighteenth Century Britain

By: Cross, A.G.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Oriental Research Partners: 1980

Seller ID: 2283743

ISBN: 0892500859

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rubbed with minor loss from corners. 1980 Hard Cover. viii, 358 pp. 8vo. A stimulating account of the activities of the numerous Russians who lived in Britain from 1700-1800, and their contacts with the British fields of literature, science, commerce, the military, architecture, agriculture and religion. This work is essential for the study of Anglo-Russian relations, as well as movement of ideas in the eighteenth century. CONTENTS: List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; The Russian Embassy in London; The Russian Church and Its Clergy; 'To Speed the Plough'; Russian Students at t... View more info

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Anglo-Russica: Aspects of Cultural Relations between Great Britain and Russia in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries (Anglo-Russian Affinities Series)

By: Cross, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berg Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283749

ISBN: 0854968482

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint sticker remnant on base of rear board. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 269, [1] pp. 8vo. Selected essays illustrating cultural relations between Great Britain and Russia, covering mutual perception and awareness, the creation of images and stereotypes, translations and fictional representations, travel accounts and newspaper reports, etc. This title is part of the Anglo-Russian Affinities series: This series seeks to reflect more than four centuries of rich contacts between Russia and Great Britain. Many areas of achievement are covered an... View more info

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Jack the Ripper and the London Press

By: Curtis, L. Perry, Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285378

ISBN: 0300088728

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2001 Hard Cover. viii, 354 pp. Press coverage of the 1888 mutilation murders attributed to Jack the Ripper was of necessity filled with gaps and silences, for the killer remained unknown and Victorian journalists had little experience reporting serial murders and sex crimes. This engrossing book examines how fourteen London newspapers?dailies and weeklies, highbrow and lowbrow?presented the Ripper news, in the process revealing much about the social, political, and sexual anxieties of late Victorian Britain and the role of journalists in reinforcing social nor... View more info

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Pocket Book of British Ceramic Marks: Including Index to Registered Designs 1842-83

By: Cushion, J.P.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1994

Seller ID: 2206936

ISBN: 0571163645

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, surface tear to rear wrapper. 1994 Small Softcover. xvi, 529 pp. Includes approximately 2350 main entries and 3250 subsidiary entries in the important Index to Registered Designs 1842-83, bringing the coverage up to 1990. For quick reference, it has been recast in strict alphabetical order. KEYWORDS: ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES REFERENCE BRITISH CERAMIC MARKS View more info

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King's Mountain: The Defeat of the Loyalists, October 7, 1780

By: Dameron, J. David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195768

ISBN: 0306811944

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Sticker adhesive on front cover, remainder mark. 2003 Trade Paperback. 128 pp. In the summer of 1780, while British troops roamed the southern countryside striking fear into the hearts of rebels, a hardy group of over-the-mountain men from Tennessee vowed to defend their families and farms. At Kings Mountain, in northwest South Carolina, this small volunteer contingent of frontiersmen met the British in early October. The American victory there forced the British to retreat and turned the tide in the American Revolution's southern campaign. View more info

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A Child's History of England (Peoples Edition)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The American News Company: 1890

Seller ID: 2294708

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (ink note dated 1890). Hinges starting, ink names on second blank. We have more books available by this author!. x, 402 pp. TABLE OF THE REIGNS: The Saxons; The Danes, and the Restored Saxons; The Normans; The Plantagenets; The Tudors; The Stuarts; The Commonwealth; The Stuarts Restores; The Revolution, 1688. A Child's History of England, which first appeared serially in Household Words between January 25, 1851 and December 10, 1853, is a history of England written for school-aged children. The works originally consisted of three volumes that covered the history of England fr... View more info

Image for Life of Queen Victoria including a History of England and Her Colonies, also the Early Life of Victoria; Her Accession to the Throne and Coronation; Marriage to Prince Albert; Great Events during Her Brilliant Reign; Personal Traits and Characteristics That Endeared Her to Her People, Graphic Descriptions of Her Charming Home Life; Royal Castles; Public Receptions; Wonderful Growth of the British Empire, Etc., Noble Qualities of Wife and Mother, to which is added The Life of King Edward VII., and Sketches of the Members of the Royal Family, with Eulogies of the Queen by Lord Salisbury, Marquis of Lansdowne, Lord Rosebery, Lord Kimberley, and Many Other Leading Statesmen

Life of Queen Victoria including a History of England and Her Colonies, also the Early Life of Victoria; Her Accession to the Throne and Coronation; Marriage to Prince Albert; Great Events during Her Brilliant Reign; Personal Traits and Characteristics That Endeared Her to Her People, Graphic Descriptions of Her Charming Home Life; Royal Castles; Public Receptions; Wonderful Growth of the British Empire, Etc., Noble Qualities of Wife and Mother, to which is added The Life of King Edward VII., and Sketches of the Members of the Royal Family, with Eulogies of the Queen by Lord Salisbury, Marquis of Lansdowne, Lord Rosebery, Lord Kimberley, and Many Other Leading Statesmen

By: Dickinson, James Arthur; [Merrill, Arthur Lawrence]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Horace C. Fry: 1901

Seller ID: 2284291

Condition: Good


Hinges repaired. 1901 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 17-536 pp. A biography of Queen Victoria, with a life of King Edward VI and biographical sketches of other members of the royal family. Illustrations throughout. Several versions of this work seem to have been printed, including ones attributing authorship to Arthur Lawrence Merrill under nearly the exact same title, and published in the same year. This sort of duplication is common with books dealing with tragedies of the moment (e.g., the sinking of the Titanic, the San Francisco earthquake, etc.), and was likely the result of a rush to print. View more info

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The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne, and The Complete Poetry of William Blake (The Modern Library)

By: Donne, John; Blake, William; Hillyer, Robert Silliman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1941

Seller ID: 2275017

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, rear hinge starting, owner's stamp on front endpaper, half-title page and title page slightly stuck together. 1941 Hard Cover. lv, 1045 pp. ABOUT JOHN DONNE: John Donne (/d?n/ DUN; 22 January 1572[1] – 31 March 1631)[2] was an English poet and cleric in the Church of England. He is considered the pre-eminent representative of the metaphysical poets. His works are noted for their strong, sensual style and include sonnets, love poems, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons. His poetry is noted for its vibrancy of language and inventiveness... View more info

Image for The Kings and Queens of England, in Twelve Volumes: William the Conqueror: The Norman Impact upon England; Henry II; Richard the Lion Heart [Lionheart]; Henry V; Richard III; Henry VIII; Elizabeth I; Charles I; Charles II; George III; Queen Victoria R.I.; The Reluctant King: The Life & Reign of George VI, 1895-1952

The Kings and Queens of England, in Twelve Volumes: William the Conqueror: The Norman Impact upon England; Henry II; Richard the Lion Heart [Lionheart]; Henry V; Richard III; Henry VIII; Elizabeth I; Charles I; Charles II; George III; Queen Victoria R.I.; The Reluctant King: The Life & Reign of George VI, 1895-1952

By: Douglas, David P.; Warren, W.L.; Norgate, Kate; Seward, Desmond; Kendall, Paul Murray; Scarisbrick, J.J.; Somerset, Anne; Gregg, Pauline; Fraser, Antonia; Brooke, John; H.R.H. The Prince of Wales; Longford, Elizabeth; Bradford, Sarah

Price: $750.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2292848

Condition: Near Fine


Some gilt rubbed from front board of first volume, a few light spots on top edges, otherwise an excellent set. 1996 Full-Leather. Complete in twelve volumes. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon markers bound into each volume. A biographical tour of the history of England from 1066 through the mid-20th century, comprised of well-known works by various authors. Each volume features a color frontispiece, and there are maps and illustrations throughout as well. View more info

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Cambridge Past and Present

By: Downs, Brian W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co., Ltd. / George H. Doran Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278355

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, no publisher date (circa 1920s), spine and front board faintly toned. 1926 Hard Cover. vii, 257 pp. Includes 16 color plates and a map of Cambridge on front endpapers. CONTENTS: The Town--Situation and Name; The Town--History and Commerce; The Town--Memorials and Things of Fame; The University--Origin and Organization; The University--Library and Senate House; The University--Press and Scientific Institutes; The Fitzwilliam Museum; The Colleges--Peterhouse and Pembroke; The Colleges--Queen's, St. Catharine's, and Corpus Christi; The Colleges--King's and Clare; The Col... View more info