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1789: The Revolutions that Shook the World: The Threshold of the Modern Age, Andress, David
1 Andress, David 1789: The Revolutions that Shook the World: The Threshold of the Modern Age
London Little, Brown 2008 0316731978 / 9780316731973 Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Clean, crisp, unread paperback. Comprehensive account of the tumultuous days of 1789 encompassing the French Revolution, the madness of King George, and the attempts of the United States to forge a new constitution. 438 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Correspondence of George, Prince of Wales 1770-1812 Volume II 1789-1794, Aspinall, A,. (Editor)
2 Aspinall, A,. (Editor) The Correspondence of George, Prince of Wales 1770-1812 Volume II 1789-1794
London Cassell 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Covers the years between 1789, immediately after the King's unexpected recovery, and 1794, when arrangements were completed for the Prince's marriage to his unseen cousin, Princess Caroline of Brunswick. . Good clean hardback in protected dustwrapper. 559 pages including index + fold-out family tree to rear. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Correspondence of George, Prince of Wales 1770-1812 Volume III 1795-1798, Aspinall, A,. (Editor)
3 Aspinall, A,. (Editor) The Correspondence of George, Prince of Wales 1770-1812 Volume III 1795-1798
London Cassell 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Opens with the Prince's marriage in April 1795, the birth of their daughter Charlotte, and the following breakdown of the marriage and its ensuing drama. Good clean hardback in protected dustwrapper. 519 pages including index + fold-out family tree to rear. 
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British Foreign Policy in an Age of Revolutions, 1783-1793, Black, Jeremy
4 Black, Jeremy British Foreign Policy in an Age of Revolutions, 1783-1793
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Cambridge University Press 1994 0521466849 / 9780521466844 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Professor Black's study of British foreign policy in a crucial period of international political development, providing a comprehensive account of the subject, and acting as a guide to the nature of the British state in the period and to international relations. Lightest shelfwear else a clean, large volume paperback which appears unread - 559 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 37.50 GBP
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Knights Errant and True Englishmen: British Foreign Policy, 1600-1800, Black, Jeremy (Editor)
5 Black, Jeremy (Editor) Knights Errant and True Englishmen: British Foreign Policy, 1600-1800
Edinburgh John Donald Publishers Ltd 1989 0859762262 / 9780859762267 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A collection of essays concerning British Foreign Policy, including:- French Intervention in English & Dutch Politics; The Economic Consequences of William III; Parliament and Foreign Policy in the Age of Walpole; Lord Rochford at Turin etc. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has slightly faded spine. Previous owner' s name on front pastedown. 183 pages including bibliography. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Eighteenth-Century Britain: 1688-1783 (Palgrave History of Britain), Black, Professor Jeremy
6 Black, Professor Jeremy Eighteenth-Century Britain: 1688-1783 (Palgrave History of Britain)
London Palgrave MacMillan 2001 0333538315 / 9780333538319 Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo 
Sets the politics of the period into the context of social, economic, cultural, religious and scientific developments with a focus on Britain's emergence as a global power and on the relations between Britain and the continent. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread. 312 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Essex at Work : 1700-1815, Brown, A. F. J.
7 Brown, A. F. J. Essex at Work : 1700-1815
Chelmsford, Essex Essex County Council 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Comprehensive guide to the Trades, Agriculture, Transport, Population etc during over a hundred years in the south-eastern county. Clean square hardback in illustrated laminated boards showing light shelfwear with light bumping to corners - 183 pages including index plus illustrated map endpapers. Previous owner's name/date to ffep. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Years of Endurance 1793-1802, Bryant,  Arthur
8 Bryant, Arthur The Years of Endurance 1793-1802
London BCA 1975 Ninth Impression Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Covers the first few years of the British fight against the attempt of a revolutionary France to dominate the world. A very good clean copy in a dustwrapper which is protected in a plastic jacket. Illustrated with mono plates. Map endpapers. 374 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Years of Endurance 1793-1802, Bryant,  Arthur
9 Bryant, Arthur The Years of Endurance 1793-1802
London Heron Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Covers the first few years of the British fight against the attempt of a revolutionary France to dominate the world. A very good clean hardback in brown leatherette boards. Map endpapers. 370 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
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The Age of Elegance 1812-1822, Bryant, Arthur
10 Bryant, Arthur The Age of Elegance 1812-1822
London Heron Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The successor to The Years of Endurance and Years of Victory brings to a climax the saga of the Napoleonic Wars and their aftermath. Good clean copy in brown leather boards with faded gilt to spine. - 450 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
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The Age Of Elegance : 1812 - 1822, Bryant, Arthur
11 Bryant, Arthur The Age Of Elegance : 1812 - 1822
London The Reprint Society 1954 Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Third volume of the author's trilogy which sees our finest historical landscapist at his best. Previous owner's name to the map endpaper. Good, square hardback in a d/w showing light sunning - 439 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Years of Victory 1802-1812, Bryant, Arthur
12 Bryant, Arthur Years of Victory 1802-1812
London Heron Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Bryant looks at the period of the Napoleonic wars. Good clean copy in brown leatherette boards with ornate gilt decoration. Previous owner's bookplate has been affixed to front endpaper. . - 500 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
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Europe and the Making of England, 1660-1760 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History), Claydon, Tony
13 Claydon, Tony Europe and the Making of England, 1660-1760 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History)
London Cambridge University Press 2007 0521850045 / 9780521850049 First Edition Hard Back Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An account of England's history and national identity during the century in which the country emerged as the leading world power and developed its peculiarly free political culture. Small bump to top edge of front board else a very good clean hardback. 370 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 27.50 GBP
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Youth and Revolution in the 1790s : The Letters of William Pattisson, Thomas Amyot and Henry Crabb Robinson, Corfield, Penelope J. and Evans, Chris (editors)
14 Corfield, Penelope J. and Evans, Chris (editors) Youth and Revolution in the 1790s : The Letters of William Pattisson, Thomas Amyot and Henry Crabb Robinson
Stroud, Gloucestershire Sutton Publishing Ltd 1996 0750911638 / 9780750911634 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
Reviews the candid correspondence between the two letter writers from their respective homes in Witham, Norwich and London, throwing new light on the excitements and tensions of English radicalism in this period. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w. Appears unread - 200 pages including index. next post dispatch. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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A Shropshire Squire : Noel Hill, First Lord Berwick, Coulton, Barbara
15 Coulton, Barbara A Shropshire Squire : Noel Hill, First Lord Berwick
Shrewsbury, Shropshire Swan Hill Press 1991 1853100927 / 9781853100925 Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The story of Noel Hill's brief but fascinating life, providing us with an intriguing insight into the interests and occupations of a Georgian gentleman. A clean, bright copy which appears unread. 94 pages including index. Next post from UK. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Buccaneer Explorer: William Dampier's Voyages, Dampier, William
16 Dampier, William The Buccaneer Explorer: William Dampier's Voyages
Woodbridge Boydell Press 2008 1843833646 / 9781843833642 Soft Cover Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Paints an admirable picture of the fascinating and unorthodox seaman William Dampier who circumnavigated the world three times culminating in a career which saw the capture of a great treasure galleon sent from the New World to Spain. Clean, crisp paperback which appears unread. 268 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Romantic National Tale and the Question of Ireland, Ferris, Ina
17 Ferris, Ina The Romantic National Tale and the Question of Ireland
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Cambrdige University Press 2009 0521110556 / 9780521110556 Re-issue Soft Cover As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Examines the way in which the problem of 'incomplete union' generated by the formation of the United Kingdom in 1800 destabilized British public discourse in the early decades of the nineteenth century. Unread paperback - 205 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Science in the Service of Empire : Joseph Banks, the British State and the Uses of Science in the Age of Revolution, Gascoigne, John
18 Gascoigne, John Science in the Service of Empire : Joseph Banks, the British State and the Uses of Science in the Age of Revolution
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Cambridge University Press 2010 0521181364 / 9780521181365 Soft Cover As New 4to 
Examines the political processes and the way in which the British State was transformed during the intense upheaval and change of the American, French and Industrial Revolutions. As new, unread paperback. 247 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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Farmer George's Black Sheep: The Lives and Loves of George III's Brothers and Sister, Gattey, Charles Neilson
19 Gattey, Charles Neilson Farmer George's Black Sheep: The Lives and Loves of George III's Brothers and Sister
Bourne End, Buckinghamshire Kensal Press 1985 0946041237 / 9780946041237 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Looks at the loves of George III's siblings who were among the most outrageous libertines of that outrageous age. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has faded slightly to the spine. 220 pages. B.W. Illustrations. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Romanticism and the Social Order, Harris, R.W.
20 Harris, R.W. Romanticism and the Social Order
London Blandford 1969 0713736232 / 9780713736236 Soft Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Explores the theme that Romanticism was a complex movement involving a new view of society, a new attitude to history and a new aesthetic experience. A little marking to fore-edge else a very good clean paperback. 426 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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