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Image for Aircraft Identification: Friend or Foe? Part One (Revised), British and German Fighters and Bombers

Aircraft Identification: Friend or Foe? Part One (Revised), British and German Fighters and Bombers

By: Shepherd, E. Colston

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1940

Seller ID: 2283111

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear. 1940 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 62 pp. Where there have been design modifications, new silhouette drawings have been made, new photographs have been obtained and new pictorial illustrations have been prepared. Here is the detail in five views shown by silhouette and the appearance in general form shown by photographs with the correct markings. View more info

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Aircraft Identification: Friend or Foe? Part Two (Revised), British and German Troop Carriers and Seaplanes, British Trainers

By: Shepherd, E. Colston

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1940

Seller ID: 2283115

Condition: Good


One-inch tear along spine head of front wrapper, quarter-inch tear along spine base of front wrapper. 1940 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 62 pp. An identification guide to British and German aircraft carriers and seaplanes. Includes illustrations. View more info

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London 1808-1870: The Infernal Wen (The History of London)

By: Sheppard, Francis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2177760

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1 inch jacket tear.Very Good. 1971 Hard Cover. xx, 427 pp. 8vo. A 62-year scholarly history of London, England, including information on the effects of the railway age and steam power, sanitation and public health, local government, the Poor Law and trade unionism, the working classes, church and state roles in education. View more info

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Dacorum--Within Living Memory

By: Shipman, Cathy; Jackson, Don

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pageprint (Watford) Ltd.: 1988

Seller ID: 2289013

ISBN: 0951177737

Condition: Near Fine


Front jacket flap price-clipped, top edge of jacket very lightly bumped. 1988 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. The blossoming of Hemel Hempstead from small country-town into a very successful new town too little more than a decade. A diverse mix of modern industry and well-planned areas of open space between the varied housing estates avoids soul-destroying monotony. The pressure upon Hemel Hempstead to fill vacant plots with offices and factories has been resisted; a blend of old and new is successfully retained--and appreciated. If there has been a blot upon Hemel Hempstead's reputation it is that i... View more info

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Lowestoft Porcelain in Norwich Castle Museum, Volume I: Blue and White and Excavated Material

By: Smith, Sheenah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norfolk Museums Service: 1975

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289028

Condition: Good


Ex Libris bookplate signed by author without inscription. Light stain along top edge, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1975 Large Softcover. 297, 40 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword; Acknowledgements; History of the Factory; History of the Collection; Catalogue; Indexes; Plates. View more info

Jack the Ripper: The Inquest of the Final Victim Mary Kelly

By: Smithkey, John, III; Evans, Stewart P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Key Publications: 1998

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2296573

ISBN: 0966241916

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Minor shelf wear. 1998 Large Softcover. x, 118 pp. During the morning of November 9, 1888 Mary Jane Kelly was brutally murdered in her small one room dwelling by a killer who history has recorded as the most famous murderer of all time...Jack the Ripper! This book contains the actual facsimile of both, the witness testimonies of the coroner's inquest and witness statements taken on that dreadful November morning. This book explores the following mysteries: Was it Mary Kelly who screamed murder! during the early morning hours of November 9, 1888? Were the r... View more info

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Elizabeth I

By: Somerset, Anne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289586

ISBN: 0394544358

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Very good in near fine jacket. Boards lightly rubbed. 1991 Hard Cover. x, [4], 636 pp. 8vo. Glitteringly detailed and engagingly written, the magisterial Elizabeth I brings to vivid life the golden age of sixteenth-century England and the uniquely fascinating monarch who presided over it. A woman of intellect and presence, Elizabeth was the object of extravagant adoration by her contemporaries. She firmly believed in the divine providence of her sovereignty and exercised supreme authority over the intrigue-laden Tudor court and Elizabethan England at large. Brilliant, m... View more info

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Coast: A Celebration of Britain's Coastal Heritage (BBC Books)

By: Somerville, Christopher; Crane, Nicholas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: BBC Books: 2005

Seller ID: 2265029

ISBN: 0563522798

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 2005 Large Softcover. 191 pp. In Coast, natural history journalist Christopher Somerville takes you on a grand tour of the outer limits of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Beautiful photography, clear maps, and evocative essays all illuminate the majesty and variety to be found where Britain meets the sea. This is, after all, the longest coastline in Europe. From the dramatic cliffs of Eastbourne’s Beachy Head to the spare beauty of the Norfolk salt marshes; from the storm-wracked Cape Wrath at the edge of the Scottish Highlands to the peaceful wooded creeks of Cornwall’s Hel... View more info

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Secret Service: British Agents in France, 1792-1815

By: Sparrow, Elizabeth

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Boydell Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283952

ISBN: 0851157645

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket faintly scuffed. 1999 Hard Cover. xvi, 459, [5] pp. 8vo. Something rare in the study of a period or a subject: a genuinely substantial addition to knowledge, of a kind that will henceforth need to be taken fully into account in any study of the British conduct of the great French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. JOHN EHRMAN A tour de force of research, an essential document for future students of the subject. JOHN LE CARRÉ Elizabeth Sparrow traces the origins of the British secret service to the turbulent aftermath of the French revolution, when Pitt's government, conc... View more info

Edward VII: Prince and King

By: St. Aubyn, Giles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Atheneum: 1979

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2296444

ISBN: 0689109377

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Half-inch tear along top edge of front jacket panel. Pencil notes on front free endpaper. 1979 Hard Cover. 555 pp. Through half a century of public service King Edward had the advantage of a private secretary whose tact, judgement, loyalty and affection never failed him. Francis Knollys was one of that small intimate circle from whom he had no secrets, personal or political. Previous biographers of the King have lamented the too perfect discretion that led Knollys to destroy all his papers on his master's death, but in fact his discretion outreached even its own reputation. The... View more info

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Transatlantic Shermans

By: Stratton, Bertha L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bertha L. Stratto: 1969

Seller ID: 2294784

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, ink name on front free endpaper, owner's library mark on title page. Related notes laid in. 1969 Hard Cover. iii, 202 pp. Includes fold-out genealogical tree of the Shermans. Genealogy of the Sherman family originally from Suffolk, England, early comers to New England. They came to the US in the 1630's. View more info

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Emily Rowland; or, The Young Christian Contemplated in Life and Death - An Authentic Memoir

By: Sutcliffe, J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Religious Tract Society: 1836

Seller ID: 2290964

Condition: Fair


Wrappers rubbed & lightly stained, rear wrapper loosening at hinge, pencil marks on endpapers, pages lightly toned & foxed. 1836 Small Softcover. 72 pp. 5 1/2 x 3 1/2. Biography of a tragic early 19th century figure named Emily Rowland, who died of consumption at the age of 19 in 1835. View more info

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The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection of English Pottery in the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery

By: Taggart, Ross E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum: 1967

Seller ID: 2198681

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover in very good jacket. Sticker to jacket cover. 219 pp. The English pottery illustrated and described in this catalogue is a true collection, integrated and logical, and not simply an accumulation of specimens. The pieces have been assembled with knowledge and selectivity. As a collection, the importance of the Burnap English pottery cannot be overestimated. Its value lies not alone in the number of pieces, nor in the rarity of many of them, but rather in their excellence as types within the scope of the collection viewed as a whole. View more info

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The Farringford Journal of Emily Tennyson, 1853-1864

By: Tennyson, Emily; Hutchings, Richard J.; Hinton, Brian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Isle of Wight County Press: 1986

Seller ID: 2198822

ISBN: 0951037919

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1986 Trade Paperback. 153 pp. Emily Sarah Tennyson, Baroness Tennyson was the wife of the poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and a creative talent in her own right. She was born Emily Sarah Sellwood at Horncastle in Lincolnshire. Her father was a solicitor who acted for the Tennyson family many times over the years. During Tennyson's lifetime, Emily was his strong supporter and employed her own talents in setting some of his lyrics to music. After his death in 1892, Lady Tennyson devoted herself to helping her son write the authorized biography.Keywords: FARRINGFORD JOURNAL EMILY TENNYSON ... View more info

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100 Years of Aviation History (The Royal Air Force Museum)

By: The Royal Air Force Museum

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Garrod and Lofthouse International Limited, Caterham and Crawley / Pitkin Pictorials: 1974

Seller ID: 2207352

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker to rear wrapper. 1974 Stapled Binding. 24 pp. Stapled binding. A pictorial history of a century of aviation, illustrated with color and black & white photographs and illustrations from the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon. View more info

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Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places., in Six Volumes - A New Edition, Carefully Revised and Corrected.

By: Thornbury, Walter

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.: 1890

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2271255

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Light mottled staining on rear board of first volume, spines and endpapers toned, small tear to corner of rear free endpaper of first volume. 1890 Half-Leather. xii, 576; Green morocco spines and corners over navy blue cloth boards, gilt tiles, gilt and blind-stamped rules and decorations, marbled edges and endpapers, numerous engraved illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for Who's Who in British History, in Eight Volumes: Roman Britain & Anglo-Saxon England, 55 B.C. - A.D. 1066; Early Medieval England, 1066-1272; Late Medieval England, 1272-1485; Tudor England, 1485-1603; Stuart Britain, 1603-1714; Early Hanoverian Britain, 1714-1789; Late Hanoverian Britain, 1789-1837; Victorian Britain, 1851-1901

Who's Who in British History, in Eight Volumes: Roman Britain & Anglo-Saxon England, 55 B.C. - A.D. 1066; Early Medieval England, 1066-1272; Late Medieval England, 1272-1485; Tudor England, 1485-1603; Stuart Britain, 1603-1714; Early Hanoverian Britain, 1714-1789; Late Hanoverian Britain, 1789-1837; Victorian Britain, 1851-1901

By: Treasure, Geoffrey; Fletcher, Richard; Tyerman, Christopher; Hicks, Michael; Routh, C.R.N.; Hill, C.P.; Ellis, Roger

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2174181

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Top edges lightly foxed.Very Good. 2002 Hard Cover. xvii, 248; xii, 386; xxii, 358; xiii, 446; xvi, 416; xiii, 416; xii, 435; x, 436 pp. 8vo. A biographical dictionary of notable figures in Great Britain from 55 B.C. through 1901, edited by Geoffrey Treasure, with contributions by various authors. Arranged chronologically, and placing each individual in the context of their time period, this set can be read as if it were a chronological history of Britain. Includes maps, family trees, chronological timelines, glossaries, bibliographical notes, and an index for each volu... View more info

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England Under the Stuarts (Volume V)

By: Trevelyan, George Macaulay

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co., Ltd. / Barnes & Noble Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 2198809

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine very slightly cocked, pages very lightly toned. 1965 Hard Cover. xiii, 546 pp. Volume five of eight volume set. A history of England under the Stuarts from 1603 - 1715. Includes maps. View more info

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The Golden Oriole: A 200-Year History of an English Family in India

By: Trevelyan, Raleight

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1987

Seller ID: 2200979

Condition: Good


Pages lightly foxed, spine slightly cocked.Jacket toned. 1987 Hard Cover. xiii, 536 pp. Includes black-and-white maps, family trees, and illustrations. Raleigh Trevelyan's great longing was always to return to the place he had remembered best, Gilgit, on the borders of Sinkiang and the USSR. Could any place have been so beautiful? Could he ever have been so happy? For eight months of the year what had seemed like Shangri-La had been cut off from the world by snow. Summer was spent in a 'hut' at Gulmarg with a vast view over the Vale of Kashmir. As for his birthplace, he was determined to revis... View more info

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Bog Bodies: New Discoveries and New Perspectives

By: Turner, R.C.; Scaife, R.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: British Museum Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2266893

ISBN: 0714123056

Condition: Very Good


Spray paint on bottom corner, jacket spine faded. 1995 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Bog Bodies presents the results of the research carried out into this extraordinary phenomenon since the publication of the monograph Lindow Man in 1986. Over the last few years some key questions have been answered and new avenues of research opened up. Twenty-seven contributors from four countries bring a wide range of scientific and historical expertise to this survey. Apart from the finds from Lindow Moss, numerous bog bodies have been rediscovered or re-examined in Ireland and the Netherlands, all of which hav... View more info

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A Gambling Man: Charles II's Restoration Game

By: Uglow, Jenny

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291400

ISBN: 0374281378

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Crease down front jacket flap, top edge faintly foxed. 2009 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 580 pp. 8vo. The Restoration was a decade of experimentation: from the founding of the Royal Society for investigating the sciences to the startling role of credit and risk; from the shocking licentiousness of the court to failed attempts at religious tolerance. Negotiating all these, Charles II, the 'slippery sovereign,' laid odds and took chances, dissembling and manipulating his followers. The theaters may have been restored, but the king himself was the supreme actor. Yet while his grandeur, his... View more info

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Ghosts of Hampshire & the Isle of Wight

By: Underwood, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Saint Michael's Abbey Press: 1983

Seller ID: 2290883

ISBN: 0907077056

Condition: Very Good


Top corner of front flyleaf clipped, a couple tiny bumps along edges. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [1], 85, [1] pp. Hand-bound at St. Michael's Abbey Press. A tour of haunted locales, illustrated with black-and-white photographs, and a frontispiece reproducing an execution poster from 1867. View more info

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Lincoln: A Place in Time

By: Vale, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: FLARE: 1997

Seller ID: 2266917

ISBN: 0946853061

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1997 Soft Cover. Reconstruction drawings of the city of Lincoln based on archaeological and architectural evidence. View more info

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George III's Children

By: Van Der Kiste, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton: 1995

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2283698

ISBN: 0750900342

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Small closed tear to jacket spine head repaired with clear tape on reverse. 1995 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 204 pp. 8vo. Van der Kiste describes the relationships between the siblings of King George III and Queen Charlotte and chronologically recounts the life of the family, the intriguing characters who surrounded the royal court and the mess the brothers made of their lives. View more info

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Letters from a Lady Who Resided Some Years in Russia to Her Friend in England, with Historical Notes. (Elibron Classics)

By: Vigor, Mrs. William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Elibron Classics: 2005

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2287714

ISBN: 1421254972

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. 2005 facsimile edition of 1775 original. Letters from a Lady Who Resided Some Years in Russia to Her Friend in England, with Historical Notes. View more info

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Nelson: Love & Fame

By: Vincent, Edgar

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 2202815

Condition: Near Fine


Top page ridge very lightly foxed. 2004 Trade Paperback. xiii, 640 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Nelson’s naval glory, public fame, charismatic leadership, scandalous romance, and untimely death as he led the British to victory at the Battle of Trafalgar have ensured his enduring position as England’s favorite hero. This engaging, full-length biography of Nelson (1758–1805) presents a gripping account of his career and climb to fame interwoven with the fascinating details of his personal and emotional life. A man of contradictions, Nelson emerges in this biography as a rut... View more info

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Princess Louise: Queen Victoria's Unconventional Daughter

By: Wake, Jehanne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285413

ISBN: 0002170760

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 1988 Hard Cover. 478 pp. Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, VA, CI, GCVO, GBE, RRC, GCStJ (Louisa Caroline Alberta; 18 March 1848 – 3 December 1939) was the sixth child and fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. In her public life, she was a strong proponent of the arts and higher education and of the feminist cause. Her early life was spent moving among the various royal residences in the company of her family. When her father, the prince consort, died on 14 December 1861, the court went into a long period of mourning, to which with time Loui... View more info

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The Lancastrian Affinity: 1361-1399 (Oxford Historical Monographs)

By: Walker, Simon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2289118

ISBN: 0198201745

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. xii, 350 pp. John of Gaunt was arguably the most powerful nobleman in medieval England and his imposing affinity - household servants, indentured retainers and estate officials - formed one of the crucial bases of his power. This is a study of its genesis, composition and power. View more info

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The Navy, the Company, and Richard King: British Exploration in the Canadian Arctic, 1829-1860

By: Wallace, Hugh N.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208314

ISBN: 0773503382

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, boards very lightly rubbed, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, pages faintly toned. 1980 Hard Cover. xxix, 232 pp. This book presents a fresh perspective on the epic drama of arctic exploration in the early and mid-nineteenth century, the period that witnessed the search first for a Northwest Passage to the Orient and then for the expedition led by Sir John Franklin which had been lost in that search. Drawing upon a wide range of scientific, technical, social, psychological, and medical data, Hugh N. Wallace surveys and evaluates the activities of the various exp... View more info

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Kitchener: The Man Behind the Legend

By: Warner, Philip

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Atheneum: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202518

ISBN: 0689118058

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Jacket spine lightly toned. 1986 Hard Cover. viii, 247 pp. Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl of Khartoum and of Broome, was Britain's last great military hero, a legend in his own time, and in ours. His face became known to millions before his death in 1916 because it appeared on recruiting posters for World War I over the caption Your Country Needs You. Trained as an engineer in the army, his talents were for planning, organization, and attention to detail, yet his appetite was for battle. As a young officer in 1871, he very nearly created an international in... View more info