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

By: N/A

Price: $4.00  $3.20

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  $8.00

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  $4.00

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  $8.00

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... View more info

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Silhouettes of British Aircraft (Prepared by the Air Ministry)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

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  $8.00

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  $5.60

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 Ai... View more info

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Treaty between Her Majesty and the Emperor of All the Russias for the Marriage of H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh with H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrowna of Russia. Signed at St. Petersburg, January 22, 1874. (Russia. No. 1 (1874).) [His Royal Highness] [Her Imperial Highness] [Alexandrovna]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Harrison and Sons: 1874

Seller ID: 2283762

Condition: Good


Appears to have been removed from a larger volume of government papers - evidence of sewings at binding edge, but no thread remains, so pages are loose. 1/2 inch closed tear to top edge, small smudge on first page. 1874 Disbound. [12 pp.] A government document memorializing the marriage between Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, the second son of Queen Victoria and Prince Alfred, to Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrowna of Russia. Included also are the articles dictating the t... 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  $24.00

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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The Comic History of England

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

Price: $125.00  $100.00

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 ... 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  $7.20

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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Thames: Sacred River

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00  $4.80

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  $2.40

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  $12.00

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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A Family of Kings: The Descendants of Christian IX of Denmark

By: Aronson, Theo

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286008

ISBN: 0304296031

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1976 Hard Cover. xii, 252 pp. Fold-out genealogical table follows text. In 1863, Queen Victoria decreed that Edward, Prince of Wales, should marry Princess Alexandra, daughter of the obscure and unsophisticated heir to the Danish throne. The beauty, grace and charm of Prince Christian's daughter had prevailed over the Queen's intense dislike of the Danish royal house, and had even persuaded the embarrassingly difficult Bertie to agree to the match. Thus be... View more info

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The Pilgrim Story

By: Atwood, W.F.

Price: $5.00  $4.00

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

Image for The Secret Rooms: A True Story of a Haunted Castle, a Plotting Duchess, and a Family Secret

The Secret Rooms: A True Story of a Haunted Castle, a Plotting Duchess, and a Family Secret

By: Bailey, Catherine

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2013

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2286365

ISBN: 0143124730

Condition: Fine


Third printing. A fine copy. 2013 Trade Paperback. xv, 465 pp. After the Ninth Duke of Rutland, one of the wealthiest men in Britain, died alone in a cramped room in the servants’ quarters of Belvoir Castle on April 21, 1940, his son and heir ordered the room, which contained the Rutland family archives, sealed. Sixty years later, Catherine Bailey became the first historian given access. What she discovered was a mystery: The Duke had painstakingly erased three periods... View more info

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John Lennon, My Brother

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

Price: $5.00  $4.00

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  $8.00

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  $8.00

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 invari... View more info

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The Zulu War: A Pictorial History

By: Barthorp, Michael

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2279769

ISBN: 0713710055

Condition: Good


Stained, causing jacket to adhere to rear board, though only faint staining to margins of endpapers. 1986 Hard Cover. ix, [1], 181, [1] pp. Of all the many colonial campaigns of the Victorian era, few have gripped the imagination more than the Zulu War of 1879. Its dramatic events and the high courage displayed by men of both sides have provided the material for books, articles and paintings, while in recent times its more remarkable incidents have featured in television... View more info

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The Life of Lady Jane Grey (Alta Edition)

By: Bartlett, David W.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

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 tragical... View more info

Queen Alexandra

By: Battiscombe, Georgina

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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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Jack the Ripper: The Definitive History

By: Begg, Paul

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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-... View more info

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The Pastons and Their England

By: Bennett, H.S.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2280242

ISBN: 0521398266

Condition: Near Fine


Minor sticker adhesive on spine. 1995 Trade Paperback. xiv, 290 pp. The Paston letters have long exercised a tremendous fascination for their capacity to recreate in vivid detail the lives of an ordinary well-to-do fifteenth-century family. H. S. Bennett's classic study recreates beautifully their historical context and offers the additional perspectives provided by the letters of their correspondents: bishops and serving men, prisoners and dukes, priests and ribald comp... 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  $4.80

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 just... View more info

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Churches in Nottinghamshire

By: Billson, Peter

Price: $7.00  $5.60

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 Tudors: The Kings and Queens of England's Golden Age

By: Bingham, Jane

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Limited: 2012

Seller ID: 2279571

ISBN: 1848588453

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. 384 pp. A highly readable account of one of the great eras of history, a time that witnessed the Great Fire of London and the plague, as well as the age of Shakespeare, Bacon and Raleigh, the Reformation, exploration, and victory over the Spanish Armada. 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  $12.00

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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Reminiscences of Court and Diplomatic Life, in Two Volumes

By: Bloomfield, Georgiana Baroness

Price: $75.00  $60.00

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 por... View more info