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The Travels of Sir John Mandeville (Penguin Classics)

By: Mandeville, John; Moseley, C.W.R.D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1983

Seller ID: 2269479

ISBN: 0140444351

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear to wrappers, pages faintly toned. 1983 Trade Paperback. 206 pp. Ostensibly written by an English knight, the Travels purport to relate his experiences in the Holy Land, Egypt, India and China. Mandeville claims to have served in the Great Khan's army, and to have travelled in 'the lands beyond' - countries populated by dog-headed men, cannibals, Amazons and Pygmies. Although Marco Polo's slightly earlier narrative ultimately proved more factually accurate, Mandeville's was widely known, used by Columbus, Leonardo da Vinci and Martin Frobisher, and inspiring writers as divers... View more info

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Wedgwood [Wedgewood]

By: Mankowitz, Wolf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297796

Condition: Very Good


First edition. one of 1500 copies, of which only 625 were sold in the U.S. No jacket. Spine lightly toned, boards lightly soiled. 1953 Large Hardcover. xx, 283 pp. Study of the work of the famous English firm of potters, illustrated with reproductions of his designs, photographs in color and black and white, etc. View more info

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The Older Universities of England: Oxford & Cambridge

By: Mansbridge, Albert; Mansbridge, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204823

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good. Jacket edges heavily rubbed, one inch open tear to jacket rear, top edge of jacket spine chipped, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1923 Hard Cover. xxiv, 308 pp. Based upon a course of lectures delivered on the Lowell Foundation, Boston, U.S.A., March 1922. Albert Mansbridge was a member of the Royal Commission on Oxford and Cambridge Universities and played a leading part in its investigation and report. His book is a living document, presenting not merely an historical account of these famous universities, but an interpretation of their place in the intellectual, po... View more info

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Gothic: Art for England, 1400-1547

By: Marks, Richard; Williamson, Paul; Townsend, Eleanor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: V & A Publications / Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292795

ISBN: 0810965577

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light stain along jacket base. 2003 Large Hardcover. 496 pp. Gothic: Art for England 1400-1547 is the definitive catalogue to a major V&A exhibition celebrating the glories of late medieval English art and architecture. It also provides a compelling introduction to the age, the only publication of such size and scope to cover this important period of English history. View more info

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Jennie: The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill - The Romantic Years 1854-1895; The Dramatic Years 1895-1921 (Two Volume Set)

By: Martin, Ralph G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Signet: 1970

Seller ID: 1737560

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printings. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. The scandalous American beauty who ruled an age and raised a son to shape history, Winston Churchill. View more info

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Aircraft Identification, Part One: British Monoplanes

By: Masefield, Peter G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2283104

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Very faint stain along top edge of front wrapper. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. Photographs, silhouettes, dimensions, weights, performance figures and general data are given for the 32 chief types of British-built monoplanes flying with the R.A.F. In all there are 128 photographs and 96 silhouettes. View more info

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Aircraft Identification, Part Four: American Monoplanes with the R.A.F.

By: Masefield, Peter G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2283106

Condition: Good


Second edition. Wrappers laminated, wrappers unattached at top staple, pages lightly toned. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. This book is an attempt to give a record of the leading American types in British service in a form in which their chief characteristics are stressed both for recognition purposes and as a detailed survey of their qualities. Includes illustrations. View more info

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Aircraft Identification: Friend or Foe? Part Four, American Types for the R.A.F.

By: Masefield, Peter G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283120

Condition: Very Good


Minor chip to bottom corner of front wrapper, ink stamp on rear wrapper. 1941 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 62 pp. ...distinctive characteristics of 31 American military aeroplanes for the R.A.F. are recorded in this book together with five-view silhouettes and four photographs of each. View more info

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Catherine of Aragon

By: Mattingly, Garrett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Book-of-the-Month Club: 1990

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2283951

ISBN: 1582881979

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. 1990 Hard Cover. 477, [1] pp. 8vo. Genealogical tables precede text. Queen Catherine of England Catherine of Aragon (Castilian: Catalina de Aragón y Castilla) (December 16, 1485 - January 7, 1536) was queen consort of England as Henry VIII of England's first wife. Henry tried to have their twenty-four year marriage annulled in part because all their male heirs apparently died in childhood, with only one of their six children, Princess Mary (later Queen Mary I) surviving as heir presumptive, at a time when there was no precedent for a woman on the throne. The Pope refused to... View more info

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Catherine of Aragon

By: Mattingly, Garrett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2290593

Condition: Good


Early reprint. Lacks jacket. Light stain and a few dark smudges on rear board. 1941 Hard Cover. 477, [3] pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece of Catherine of Aragon, black-and-white plates of Henry VIII, Thomas More, Catherine of Aragon, Charles V, Anne Boleyn, and Thomas Cromwell. Genealogical tables precede text. Queen Catherine of England Catherine of Aragon (Castilian: Catalina de Aragón y Castilla) (December 16, 1485 - January 7, 1536) was queen consort of England as Henry VIII of England's first wife. Henry tried to have their twenty-four year marriage annulled in part because all their male hei... View more info

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London's Underworld

By: Mayhew, Henry; Quennell, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bracken Books: 1987

Seller ID: 2276812

ISBN: 0946495041

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges very lightly bumped. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 427 pp. Source used by Charles Dickens. In 1862, eleven years after the publication of Henry Mayhew's gigantic survey of conditions among the London proletariat, London Labour and the London Poor, a fourth volume was added to the series. Previously Mayhew had concerned himself with those who were prepared to work, provided employment could be found, or whose means of livelihood, though often haphazard or bohemian, were not definitely outside the law. In this new volume, however, he and his collabor... View more info

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Mayhew's London

By: Mayhew, Henry; Quennell, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bracken Books: 1984

Seller ID: 2276813

ISBN: 0946495033

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket very faintly toned, jacket edges very lightly rubbed. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 592 pp. Source used by Charles Dickens. London Labour and the London Poor is a work of Victorian journalism by Henry Mayhew. In the 1840s he observed, documented and described the state of working people in London for a series of articles in a newspaper, the Morning Chronicle, that were later compiled into book form. The articles go into deep, almost pedantic detail concerning the trades, habits, religion and domestic arrangements of the thousands of people working the st... View more info

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Television and History

By: McArthur, Colin

Price: $3.00

Publisher: British Film Institute: 1980

Seller ID: 1779373

ISBN: 085170073X

Condition: Very Good


Two fold-outs with portraits of Descartes, Hume, Locke, and others. Lightly rubbed. 1980 Trade Paperback. 59 pp. McArthur argues that despite the apparent variety of history footage created for television programs, the footage is shaped largely within the categories of television rather than in light of historical knowledge. View more info

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The Red Barn Mystery: Some New Evidence on an Old Murder

By: McCormick, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John Long: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297105

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket lightly rubbed and lightly toned. Pencil note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1967 Hard Cover. 206 pp. This is the first complete and accurate examination of one of England's classic murder cases, the famous 'Red Barn Mystery.' The Red Barn Murder was a notorious murder committed in Polstead, Suffolk, England in 1827. A young woman, Maria Marten, was shot dead by her lover William Corder. The two had arranged to meet at the Red Barn, a local landmark, before eloping to Ipswich. Maria was never seen alive again and Corder fled the scene. He se... View more info

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The Nobility of Later Medieval England: The Ford Lectures for 1953 and Related Studies

By: McFarlane, K.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269929

ISBN: 0198226578

Condition: Near Fine


Minor tear to jacket spine base. 1997 Hard Cover. xlii, 315 pp. Kenneth Bruce McFarlane authors a study on the nobility class in late medieval England. He understanding of late medieval feudal relationships is a key part of his contribution to studies in medieval nobility. View more info

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Lancastrian Kings and Lollard Knights

By: McFarlane, K.B.; Harriss, G.L.; Highfield, J.R.L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1998

Seller ID: 2276246

ISBN: 0198223447

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1998 Hard Cover. 261, [5] pp. 8vo. The first part of this book contains a series of lectures on Henry IV and a character study of Henry V. The second part consists of lectures on the Lollard Knights of Richard II and Henry IV, a study which grew out of the author's John Wycliffe and the Beginnings of English Nonconformity (1952). The lectures were given in their final form in 1966, the year of his death, and contained some of his most recent work. The editors, both former pupils of his, have added notes and critical apparatus. View more info

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Ancient Mariner: The Arctic Adventures of Samuel Hearne, the Sailor Who Inspired Coleridge's Masterpiece

By: McGoogan, Ken

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202782

ISBN: 0786713046

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. Top edge of jacket spine lightly bumped and previously mended with tape. 2004 Hard Cover. 333 pp. Though immortalized by Samuel Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” few people know that eighteenth-century British adventurer Samuel Hearne became the first European to see the Arctic Ocean while standing on America’s northernmost shore. In Ancient Mariner, McGoogan demonstrates that Hearne was far more complex, accomplished, and influential than history has shown. A Royal Navy midshipman during the Seven Years’ War, Hearne moved to London, and ... View more info

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Battle Royal: Edward VIII & George VI, Brother Against Brother

By: McLeod, Kirsty

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Constable: 1999

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2283692

ISBN: 0094793204

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 1999 Hard Cover. xii, 270 pp. 8vo. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. David and Bertie - later King Edward VIII an d King George VI were left emotionally scarred by their ice- cold mother Queen Mary and domineering father George V, and their brotherly love was destroyed in the vicious feud between Wallis and Elizabeth. View more info

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Middlesex

By: Moncrieff, A.R. Hope; Fulleylove, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204933

Condition: Fair


First edition. No jacket, faint stain to front board, water damage to endpapers and page edges which does not obscure text. 1907 Hard Cover. ix, 160 pp. Fold-out map follows text. Color illustrations from paintings by John Fulleylove. Part of Adam and Charles Black's exceptional travel literature series, this volume treating Middlesex, a county in southeastern England. CONTENTS: London's County; Hampstead and Highgate; The Great North Road; Edmonton and Enfield; About Walting Street; Harrow and Pinner; The Western Roads; The Tames Bank; Beating the Bounds. View more info

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The Spectator: A New Edition Reproducing the Original Text Both as First Issued and as Corrected by Its Authors, with Introduction, Notes, and Index, in Three Volumes.

By: Morley, Henry; [Steele, Richard]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1883

Seller ID: 2291033

Condition: Very Good


Spines toned, minimal loss from spine heads and feet, one gathering in third volume sprung but still holding. 1883 Hard Cover. Complete in three volumes. xlviii, 687, [3]; 732, [2]; 732, [2] pp. 8vo. A collection reproducing all 632 issues of the early 18th century British daily newspaper (1711-1712). A large index follows the text of volume three. View more info

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British Aircraft of World War II (Ian Allan ABC)

By: Munson, K.G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ian Allan: 1961

Seller ID: 2283089

Condition: Very Good


Light smudges to wrappers. 1961 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. An identification guide to the military aircraft of Great Britain in World War II. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Queen Elizabeth I

By: Neale, J.E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers: 1992

Seller ID: 2265101

ISBN: 0897333624

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, pages very faintly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. 424 pp. Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603)[1] was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, Elizabeth was the last monarch of the House of Tudor. Elizabeth was the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, his second wife, who was executed two-and-a-half years after Elizabeth's birth. Anne's marriage to Henry VIII was annulled, and Elizabeth was declared illegitimate. Her half-brother, Edward VI, ruled un... View more info

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Ancient Painted Glass in England, 1170-1500 (The Antiquary's Books)

By: Nelson, Philip; Cox, J. Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd., London: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2155284

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy, usual marks. Rear board stained and slightly bowed, bottom corner lightly stained. 1913 Hard Cover. xvii, 280 pp. 8vo. A guide to English painted glass which, according to the introduction 'embraces for practical purposes, all those painted windows which now remain to us.' 32 plates, 34 illustrations in text. View more info

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The Penny Histories: A Study of Chapbooks for Young Readers Over Two Centuries (Milestones in Children's Literature)

By: Neuburg, Victor E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2162355

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small smudge to front endpaper. 1969 Small Hard Cover. 227, [5] pp. For this, the second volume in Milestones in Children's Literature, Victor E. Neuburg has written an admirable study of the famous penny histories or chap books which formed almost the entire reading matter of the poorer people in eighteenth-century England. At a time when children's literature had a strong religious and didactic bias, these little paper-bound books, however crudely produced and illustrated, kept alive traditional tales of romance and adventure, and fed the imagination of you and old alike. View more info

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The Penny Histories: A Study of Chapbooks for Young Readers Over Two Centuries (Milestones in Children's Literature)

By: Neuburg, Victor E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285145

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A few minor spots to page ridges. 1969 Small Hard Cover. 227, [5] pp. For this, the second volume in Milestones in Children's Literature, Victor E. Neuburg has written an admirable study of the famous penny histories or chap books which formed almost the entire reading matter of the poorer people in eighteenth-century England. At a time when children's literature had a strong religious and didactic bias, these little paper-bound books, however crudely produced and illustrated, kept alive traditional tales of romance and adventure, and fed the imagination of you and old alike. View more info

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Seeing England and Scotland

By: Newman, E.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1930

Seller ID: 2205832

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, endpapers illustrated with colored maps of England, Wales, and Scotland, ink name to half-title page, pages faintly toned. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 409 pp. Includes nearly 300 illustrations from original photographs. CONTENTS: Introduction; Around Stratford-on-Avon; Getting Acquainted with John Bull; A Wider Circle in Warwickshire; The Lure of Oxford; Pilgrims to Canterbury; The Cornish Riviera; The Channel Mouths; From Bournemouth to Bath; Seeing Eastern England; Cambridge and Points North; Around Manchester; From York to Gretna Green; S... View more info

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Men and Ghosts of Gough Square

By: Newton, A. (Alfred) Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co., Ltd.: 1947

Seller ID: 2279007

Condition: Near Fine


Wrappers very faintly creased. 1947 Stapled Binding. 27 pp. A brief look at the life of Dr. Johnson and his life in Gough Square. View more info

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The Daily Life of the Queen: An Artist's Diary

By: Noakes, Michael & Vivien

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ebury Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2260539

ISBN: 009186982X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front hinge just beginning to weaken, jacket lightly rubbed. 2000 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. Color illustrations throughout text. Never before have outsiders been given permission to be with the monarch throughout an entire year, recording every aspect of her life as Queen. The painter Michael Noakes and the writer Vivien Noakes have been granted access to record both the public and the hitherto unknown behind-the-scenes working life. Just what does go on as the Palace prepares for the Queen's public appearances? How relevant are these appearances to the daily life of ordinary peo... View more info

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The Fur Trade in Colonial New York, 1686-1776

By: Norton, Thomas Elliot

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The University of Wisconsin Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294361

ISBN: 0299064204

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor tears to jacket edges. Ink name on title page, pencil notes on rear paste-down endpaper. 1974 Hard Cover. x, 243 pp. Reappraises key commercial and regulatory aspects of Dutch and British fur trading and the economic, political, and social relationships established among New York citizens, French Canadians, the British, and the Iroquois. View more info

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Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence

By: O'Reilly, Bill; Dugard, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286570

ISBN: 1627790640

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2017 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340 pp. The breathtaking latest installment in Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s mega-bestselling Killing series transports readers to the most important era in our nation’s history, the Revolutionary War. Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Great Britain’s King George III, Killing England chronicles the path to independence in gripping detail, taking the reader from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe. What started as protest and unrest i... View more info