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Robin Hood Country: The County Guide to Nottinghamshire (Pitkin Guides)

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pitkin: 1996

Seller ID: 2265015

ISBN: 0853728275

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1996 Stapled Binding. 28 pp. CONTENTS: Robin Hood; Parks and Gardens; The Civil War; Literary Heritage; Market Towns; Religious Heritage; Roads, Canals and Railways; Mining and Making; Farming and Food; Sporting Nottinghamshire; Family Fun. View more info

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Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History. Their Formation in England, Life in Holland, Experiences throughout the Years of the Establishment at Plymouth. Taken from Bradford's History and Contemporaneous Writings of Bradford and Winslow.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Burbank, Inc.:

Seller ID: 2266375

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, text block beginning to loosen from stapled binding, first ten page edges bumped. 63 pp. Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History. Their Formation in England, Life in Holland, Experiences throughout the Years of the Establishment at Plymouth. Taken from Bradford's History and Contemporaneous Writings of Bradford and Winslow. View more info

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Guide Book to Fort Ticonderoga: Held In Turn by France, Great Britain and the United States

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Stinehour Press:

Seller ID: 2267200

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date. Unpaginated. Topics include the fort at Ticonderoga, the stone fortress, the south wall, the French village, the interior of the fort, the west barracks, the bastions, the view from the ramparts, the canon, the museum collection, the restoration of the fort. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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V.C. [The Victoria Cross]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Geo. Pulman & Sons, Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283084

Condition: Good


Pages 19-22 loose but included, ink stamp on front wrapper, quarter-inch tear along spine head and spine base, wrappers split along spine base. 1942 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. Here are the stories of the Victoria Cross awards of this war announced up to the end of April, 1942. The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system. It is awarded for gallantry in the presence of the enemy to members of the British Armed Forces. It may be awarded posthumously. It was previously awarded to Commonwealth countries, most of which have established their own honou... View more info

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Silhouettes of British Aircraft (Prepared by the Air Ministry)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1940

Seller ID: 2283090

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper creased. 1940 Soft Cover. 143 pp. An identification guide to British aircraft. CONTENTS: National Marking, Royal Air Force Aircraft; Fighters; Bombers; Army Co-operation; Fleet Air Arm; Reconnaissance; Transport, Communication and Training; Experimental; Civil. Includes illustrations. View more info

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British German and Italian Aircraft: How to Spot Them

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) LTD.:

Edition: 25th Thousand

Seller ID: 2283094

Condition: Very Good


25th thousand. No publisher date. No jacket, a couple light stains on front board, spine lightly toned. 96 pp. Includes 320 drawings and photographs with descriptions. An identification guide to British, German and Italian aircraft. View more info

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We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283122

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Wrapper edges lightly rubbed, smudge on front wrapper, ink stamp on half-title page. 1942 Soft Cover. 72 pp. Men of the R.A.F. describe their own experiences in their own words. These accounts of operations over Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Britain, Norway, Italy, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Atlantic give us the human stories behind the official communiques, and show us the great range and effectiveness of our Air Power. The narratives are selected from over 280 broadcasts, given anonymously by the R.A.F. and W.A.A.F. during 1941. View more info

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An Answer to John Robinson of Leyden, Now First Published from a Manuscript of A.D. 1609 (Harvard Theological Studies Series Volume IX [9])

By: A Puritan Friend; Burrage, Champlin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2006047

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. An exceptional copy. 1920 Trade Paperback. xiii, 94 pp. Printed wrappers. The first appearance in print of an early 17th century manuscript written in response to the religious teachings of John Robinson, part of whose congregation became the group we now know as the Pilgrims. Text from Bodleian MS. Jones 30 at Oxford. Robinson, John (1575/6? - 1625), Church of England clergyman and separatist theologian, was born at Sturton, Nottinghamshire... When Robinson moved from Cambridge into the wider world, his nonconformist ideas were soon revealed... Before the... View more info

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The Comic History of England

By: A'Beckett, G.A. [Gilbert Abbott]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Evans, and Co.: 1864

Seller ID: 2283682

Condition: Very Good


Two books in one volume. Binding repaired, corners a bit rubbed. 1864 Hard Cover. xviii, 320, 304 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Color frontispiece (one of 20 color plates) and reproductions of 200 engravings by John Leech. The classic work by one of the original staff of Punch magazine, the weekly British humor magazine. A'Beckett also wrote the Comic History of Rome (to which John Leech also added illustrations), Comic Blackstone, etc., as well as two operas for which his wife composed the music. View more info

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The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Fourth Edition, Volume 2

By: Abrams, M.H.; Donaldson, E. Talbot; Smith, Hallett; Adams, Robert M.; Monk, Samuel Holt; Lipking, Lawrence; Ford, George H.; Diaches, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1979

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2278687

ISBN: 0393950433

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth edition. Volume 2 only. No jacket, corners very lightly rubbed. 1979 Hard Cover. xlii, 2582 pp. Volume 2 only. Front endpapers illustrated with a map of England in the 19th and 20th centuries. Rear endpapers illustrated with a map of London in the 19th and 20th centuries. Volume 2: The Romantic Period; The Victorian Age; The Twentieth Century. View more info

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Now the War is Over: A Social History of Britain, 1945-51

By: Addison, Paul

Price: $3.00

Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] / Jonathan Cape: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1736000

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks dust jacket. 1985 Hard Cover. viii, 223 pp. 8vo. A social history of Britain between 1945 and 1951 which looks at the remaking of British society in the home, at work and in the social services. View more info

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The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

By: Aldridge, Alan; Adams, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266328

ISBN: 0224014412

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light crease along spine, pages very faintly foxed. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Full-page illustrations enhance the story of a fighting cat of Good Queen Bess's time who goes to sea for the honor of fair England. View more info

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The Pilgrim Story

By: Atwood, W.F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Memorial Press: 1940

Seller ID: 2266376

Condition: Very Good


Faint smudges to rear wrapper. 1940 Soft Cover. 74 pp. Includes woodcut illustrations. A concise history of the Pilgrims. View more info

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Collector's Guide to British Army Campaign Medals

By: Ball, Robert W.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Antique Trader Books: 1996

Seller ID: 1722483

Condition: Fine


1996 Large Hardcover. vii, 152 pp. A complete reference that will appeal to collectors of militaria, or anyone interested in world or military history. Fascinating glimpses of the British Empire unfold in this detailed study of medals awarded to British Army troops over more than two centuries. Covers military battles and campaigns waged from 1791 through the Gulf War. View more info

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The Pastons: A Family in the Wars of the Roses

By: Barber, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2280244

ISBN: 1843831112

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Front wrapper edge very lightly bumped. 2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. Within three generations (1426 to 1485), and through the dark and dangerous years of the Wars of the Roses, the Pastons established themselves as a family of consequence, both in their native Norfolk and within court circles. Ambitious and highly mobile - womenfolk as well as men - they kept in touch by correspondence, usually but not invariably through the medium of a clerk. These letters, a rare survival, break upon us across the centuries with the urgency - and... View more info

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The Life of Lady Jane Grey (Alta Edition)

By: Bartlett, David W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1890

Seller ID: 2287013

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. No publisher date (circa late 1800s), ink name and date on front paste-down endpaper. 1890 Hard Cover. xii, 298 pp. English noblewoman Lady Jane Grey is one of the most romanticized monarchs of Tudor England. Her short, nine-day rule was an unsuccessful attempt to maintain Protestant rule. This challenge cost her the throne and her head. Lady Jane Grey was born in 1537, in Leicester, England. Her life began with promise and high expectations but ended tragically, due in part to the ambitions of her father and the religious strife of the times. The great-granddaughter of Henry VII, G... View more info

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Jack the Ripper: The Definitive History

By: Begg, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Longman: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285384

ISBN: 058250631X

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 310 pp. England in the 1880s was a society in transition, shedding the skin of Victorianism and heading towards a more modern age. Promiscuity, moral decline, prostitution, unemployment, poverty, police inefficiency ... all these things combined to create a sense of uncertainty and fear. The East End of London became the focus for that fear. Here lived the uneducated, poverty-ridden and morally destitute masses. When Jack the Ripper walked onto the streets of the East End he came to represent everyt... View more info

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The Invention of the Renaissance Woman: The Challenge of Female Independence in the Literature and Thought of Italy and England

By: Benson, Pamela Joseph

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Pennsylvania State University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2279076

ISBN: 0271008148

Condition: Very Good


Spine faintly toned, minor general wear, ink name on half-title page. 1992 Trade Paperback. x, 325 pp. During the Renaissance the nature of womankind was a major topic of debate. Numerous dialogues, defenses, paradoxes, and tributes devoted to sustaining woman's excellence were published, and in them history was rewritten to include the achievements of womankind. Often these texts demonstrate that women are capable of acting with prudence, temperance, fortitude, and justice, and thus are capable of being independent of male political and moral authority. Pamela Benson argues that the writers u... View more info

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Churches in Nottinghamshire

By: Billson, Peter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Heritage Books: 1993

Seller ID: 2266919

ISBN: 0900986115

Condition: Good


Stain to upper part of last few pages. 1993 Soft Cover. A guide to the history and architecture of all the famous churches of Nottinghamshire. View more info

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The Reign of Elizabeth 1558-1603 (The Oxford History of England)

By: Black, J.B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1963

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2291653

Condition: Very Good


1963 2nd printing of second edition. Jacket toned, front jacket flap corner clipped, ink name on front endpaper, pencil underlining on only a few pages. xxvi, [2], 539, [17] pp. 8vo. Fold-out genealogical tables follow text. Few rulers have impressed themselves so forcefully on the memory and imagination of their people as Queen Elizabeth I. 'Elizabethan England' was, in a very real sense, Elizabeth's England, and the country she left behind when she died was a kingdom that had won a commanding position among the great powers of Europe. This book, first published in The Oxford History of Engla... View more info

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Reminiscences of Court and Diplomatic Life, in Two Volumes

By: Bloomfield, Georgiana Baroness

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co.: 1883

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 2283734

Condition: Very Good


Sixth edition. Front hinge of first volume just beginning to loosen, owner bookplate (H.H.B.) on front endpaper of each volume, first few leaves of first volume a bit foxed. 1883 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. xi, [1], 341, [3], 38; vii, [1], 348 pp. 8vo. A biography by a British courtier who served as maid of honor to Queen Victoria, and later became a diplomat's wife. Her marriage brought her to the courts at St. Petersburg, Berlin, and Vienna. Includes three portraits and six illustrations from original sketches by the author. View more info

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King Edward VIII: An Intimate Biography

By: Bolitho, Hector

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company: 1937

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2291628

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. No jacket. A very nice copy. 1937 Hard Cover. 327 pp. Red boards. Gilt titles on spine and on front board. With 34 illustrations in aquatone. Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; later The Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor; 23 June 1894 - 28 May 1972) was King of Great Britain, Ireland, the British Dominions beyond the Seas, and Emperor of India from the death of his father, George V (1910-36), on 20 January 1936, until his abdication on 11 December 1936. He was the second monarch of the House of Windsor, his father having changed the name of the Royal... View more info

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Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763 (The Yale Editions of The Private Papers of James Boswell)

By: Boswell, James; Pottle, Frederick A.; Morley, Christopher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1950

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2029695

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Lacks jacket. Minor loss of gilt from spine titles. 1950 Hard Cover. xxix, 370 pp. 8vo. Map illustrated endpapers. James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck (October 29, 1740 – May 19, 1795) was a lawyer, diarist, and author born in Edinburgh, Scotland; he is best known for his biography of Samuel Johnson. His name has passed into the English language as a term (Boswell, Boswellian, Boswellism) for a constant companion and observer. Boswell is also known for the detailed and frank journals that he wrote for long periods of his life, which remained undiscovered until the 1920s... View more info

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Ireland

By: Bourniquel, Camille; Fisher, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vista Books: 1960

Seller ID: 2269110

Condition: Good


Spine creased, one-and-a-half inch tear to front wrapper along spine, wrappers and pages lightly toned. 1960 Trade Paperback. 191 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Then: When No English Were There - The Agony of the Gaels - The Ireland of Silence - Liberty to Do What? - Foreign Brothers; Now: Strange Dublin - Peace at Home - The Vanishing Irish - The Gaelic Renaissance - Everyday Passions - The Isle of Saints; For Ever: The Art of Signs - The Vanishing Painting - Abbey Street - The Death of Ossian - Anna Livia; Appendices; Practical Information. View more info

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Abbeys & Monasteries

By: Brabbs, Derry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2000

Seller ID: 2266920

ISBN: 1841880477

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2000 Soft Cover. Magnificent photographs celebrate the history, the settings, and the graceful structures of the abbeys and monasteries that once proudly dotted England's landscape. Gaze awestruck at the incredibly beautiful Canterbury Cathedral, where Thomas à Becket suffered martyrdom; at the fortresslike Battle Abbey from the days of the Norman invasion; and at the distinctive outline of Whitby Abbey, perched high on the cliffs in North Yorkshire. Their beauty is truly a tribute to the power of the spirit. View more info

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The Reluctant King: The Life & Reign of George VI, 1895-1952

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289580

ISBN: 0312043376

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Corners lightly pushed. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [3], 506, [2] pp. 8vo. A biography of Queen Elizabeth II's father, who inherited the throne after his older brother Edward abdicated. Bradford discusses the abdication crisis, the King's leadership during the war, his relationship with Churchill, the unfolding saga of the two brothers, etc. Includes a genealogical table of the House of Windsor, and two sections of black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy

By: Breay, Claire

Price: $20.00

Publisher: British Library: 2015

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281912

ISBN: 0712357637

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Light edge wear. 2015 Soft Cover. Granted by King John as a practical solution to a political crisis in 1215, Magna Carta has become a globally important document, as a resonant symbol of liberty and the rule of law. Two original copies of the charter are featured alongside a host of documents and artefacts illustrating its legacy, from the 1534 English translation to modern political cartoons. View more info

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The Edwardians

By: Brent, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BBC: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265669

ISBN: 0563123494

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1972 Trade Paperback. A look at some of the notable characters from early 20th century England. Includes studies of: Robert Baden-Powell; Horatio Bottomley; Arthur Conan Doyle; Marie Lloyd; Lloyd George; E Nesbit; Rolls & Royce; Daisy Warwick. View more info

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The English Parsonage in the Early Nineteenth Century

By: Brittain-Catlin, Timothy

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Spire Books Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289593

ISBN: 1904965164

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor abrasion on front jacket panel, 1/2 inch tear on rear jacket edge repaired with clear tape on reverse. 2008 Large Hardcover. 352 pp. Color photography by Martin Charles, plans and reproductions of historical illustrations throughout. The Parsonage is one of England's best-loved traditional building types. This book draws on new research to portray the history of the parsonage during the critical years of the early nineteenth century - a time when the design of the small English house changed dramatically from that of the typically elegant but restrained Georgian villa to c... View more info

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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