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The Illustrated London News. Vol. LVI., Jan. to June 1870 [Volume 56, Nos. 1574-1600]

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: George C. Leighton: 1870

Seller ID: 2260273

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit rubbed with minor leather loss, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1870 Half-Leather. iv, 668 pp. Folio. Twenty-seven issues of The Illustrated London News, bound in one half-leather volume. Green leather spine and corners, gilt titles and rules, marbled boards, edges, and endpapers, five raised spine bands. Numerous engravings throughout (including several with a partial fold-out), with an index of these preceding the periodicals, and an engraved title pag... View more info

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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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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, Notting... View more info

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London: The Biography

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273292

ISBN: 0385497709

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 801, [5] pp. 8vo. 'London: The Biography is the pinnacle of Peter Ackroyd's brilliant obsession with the eponymous city. In this unusual and engaging work, Ackroyd brings the reader through time into the city whose institutions and idiosyncrasies have permeated much of his works of fiction and nonfiction. Peter Ackroyd sees London as a living, breathing organism, with its own laws of grow... View more info

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Thames: Sacred River

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275641

ISBN: 0099422557

Condition: Good


1st printing. Foxing to page ridges, light creasing to spine. 2008 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Thames: Sacred River is a history of the river from source to sea from prehistoric times to the present. It covers the flora and fauna of the river, paintings and photographs inspired by the Thames, its geology, smells and colours, its literature, laws and landscape, its magic and myths, architecture, trade and weather. 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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Churchill's Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government

By: Arnn, Larry P.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nelson Books: 2015

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266433

ISBN: 0718096215

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Spine-head lightly bumped. 2015 Trade Paperback. xxxiii, 376 pp. No statesman shaped the twentieth century more than Winston Churchill. To know Churchill is to understand the combinations of boldness and caution, assertiveness and humility, that define statesmanship at its best. With fresh perspective and insights based on decades of studying and teaching Churchill, Larry P. Arnn explores the greatest challenges faced by Churchill, both in war and in peac... 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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John Lennon, My Brother

By: Baird, Julia; Giuliano, Geoffrey; McCartney, Paul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grafton Books: 1989

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2269318

ISBN: 0586205667

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Spine lightly creased, sticker ghosting on rear wrapper, pages faintly toned. 1989 Mass Market Paperback. 203 pp. Julia Baird, younger half-sister to the late Beatles legend, reveals the unorthodox childhood they shared, memories of their mother, renewed family bonds, and the many sides of John Lennon. 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

Queen Alexandra

By: Battiscombe, Georgina

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1532288

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1969 Hard Cover. 336 pp. 9 x 6. Several photographs & illustrations. Alexandra of Denmark (Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia; 1 December 1844 – 20 November 1925) was Queen of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress of India from 1901 to 1910 as the consort of Edward VII. View more info

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A Social History of England 1851-1990

By: Bedarida, Francois; Forster, A.S.; Hodgkinson, Jeffrey

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1535311

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Lightly rubbed. 1990 Trade Paperback. 385 pp. Includes diagrams & maps. Francois Bedarida's elegant and persuasive essay on the main themes of British history since the mid-nineteenth century has been a popular text for students of the British Empire. In this new edition of his widely-acclaimed book, Bedarida has added a substantial analysis of recent British history from 1975-1990. He takes a detached, perceptive, and quizzical view of the transformation... 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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Renaissance Architecture of England: Its Social and Historical Development

By: Bishop, A. Thornton

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1938

Seller ID: 2199666

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Boards toned. 1938 Large Hardcover. 112 pp. A thorough and engaging look into the history and development of architecture during the Renaissance. Covers the early Renaissance, the Palladian Period, and The Georgian Period in great detail. View more info

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

By: Black, J.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1963

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1531476

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Includes original jacket. Moderately rubbed & toned, front jacket flap corner clipped, ink name on front endpaper, spine toned. 1963 Hard Cover. 539 pp. 8vo. Fold-out maps. 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 am... View more info

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Boswell's Life of Johnson

By: Boswell, James; Brady, Frank

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet Classic / New American Library: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269197

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed, sticker ghosting on front wrapper, wrappers and pages lightly toned. 1968 Mass Market Paperback. 664 pp. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1791) is a biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson written by James Boswell. The work was a popular and critical success when first published. It is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it as the greatest biography written in English, but some modern cr... 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: $9.00

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 know... 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 ... 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... View more info

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Nelson: The Essential Hero (Wordsworth Military Library)

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions: 1999

Seller ID: 2202818

ISBN: 1840222026

Condition: Very Good


Top page ridge very lightly foxed, spine edges lightly rubbed. 1999 Trade Paperback. 368 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Horatio Nelson is considered by some to be one of the most inspiring and perplexing characters in history. In this biography of Horatio Nelson, Ernle Bradford discusses Nelson's own battles, but also looks at naval warfare of the period in general. The author describes the strategies, the tactics, the ponderous ship-to-ship bombardments, th... 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 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: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2206143

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. A very nice copy. Near fine.Jacket very lightly rubbed, jacket faintly 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 ... View more info

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Life in the Castle in Medieval England

By: Burke, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Crescent: 1987

Seller ID: 1639554

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed. 1987 Large Hardcover. 120 pp. John Burke enables the reader to see the castle in the context of medieval society, and to get a clear picture of the castle forts through the great Norman and high medieval period to the castle's transformation into the manor house. 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 Londo... View more info

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The Victorian Visitors: Culture Shock in Nineteenth-Century Britain

By: Christiansen, Rupert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Atlantic: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1947349

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2001 Hard Cover. 271, [1] pp. 8vo. London in 1820 was a city of extraordinary creative dynamism and big money. Rupert Christiansen has marshaled the experiences of a set of remarkable foreign visitors to England, chronicling their impact on British culture and its impact upon them. View more info