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Image for 1789: The Revolutions that Shook the World: The Threshold of the Modern Age

1789: The Revolutions that Shook the World: The Threshold of the Modern Age

By: Andress, David

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2008

Seller ID: 063702


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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British Foreign Policy in an Age of Revolutions, 1783-1793

By: Black, Jeremy (Editor)

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063371


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. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Knights Errant and True Englishmen: British Foreign Policy, 1600-1800

By: Black, Jeremy (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Donald Publishers Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063503


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Essex at Work : 1700-1815

By: Brown, A. F. J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Chelmsford, Essex, Essex County Council: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053095


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. View more info

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The Years of Endurance 1793-1802

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1975

Edition: Ninth Impression

Seller ID: 054708


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. View more info

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The Years of Endurance 1793-1802

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 054756


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. View more info

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The Age of Elegance 1812-1822

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 054757


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. View more info

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Years of Victory 1802-1812

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 057531


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. View more info

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The Age Of Elegance : 1812 - 1822

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1954

Seller ID: 061857


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Europe and the Making of England, 1660-1760 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History)

By: Claydon, Tony

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062851


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Youth and Revolution in the 1790s : The Letters of William Pattisson, Thomas Amyot and Henry Crabb Robinson

Youth and Revolution in the 1790s : The Letters of William Pattisson, Thomas Amyot and Henry Crabb Robinson

By: Corfield, Penelope J. and Evans, Chris (editors)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063708


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Shropshire Squire : Noel Hill, First Lord Berwick

By: Coulton, Barbara

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Swan Hill Press: 1991

Seller ID: 038041


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. View more info

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Limeys

By: David I. Harvie

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064408


The dramatic history of how Dr James Lind, a Scottish Naval Surgeon, attempted to find a cure for scurvy, the dreaded disease which killed at least two million sailors over three centuries. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has slightly faded spine. 314 pages. 8 pages of b/w illustrations. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Romantic National Tale and the Question of Ireland

By: Ferris, Ina

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambrdige University Press: 2009

Edition: Re-issue

Seller ID: 055824


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. View more info

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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

By: Gascoigne, John

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2010

Seller ID: 065019


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 which has slightly darkened spine. 247 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The First Bohemians : Life and Art in London's Golden Age

By: Gatrell, Vic

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064330


Recalls the world's first creative 'Bohemia' where the nation's most significant artists, actors, poets, novelists, and dramatists congregated to. Some faint sunning to page edges only else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear - 484 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Farmer George's Black Sheep: The Lives and Loves of George III's Brothers and Sister

By: Gattey, Charles Neilson

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, Kensal Press: 1985

Seller ID: 041053


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. View more info

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Romanticism and the Social Order

By: Harris, R.W.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Blandford: 1969

Seller ID: 055385


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. View more info

Image for Sex in Georgian England : Attitudes and Prejudices from the 1720s to the 1820s

Sex in Georgian England : Attitudes and Prejudices from the 1720s to the 1820s

By: Harvey, A. D.

Price: £14.50

Publisher: United States, St Martins Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037514


Shows how the eighteenth century constructed the stereotype of female purity and passivity which was to be inherited by the Victorians and will be as of much interest to the sociologist and sex counsellor as to the historian and general reader. Clean, crisp hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 205 pages. Illustrated with b..w drawings. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Bonaparte in Egypt

By: Herold, J. Christopher

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057802


Account of the French expedition to Egypt in 1798 which Bonaparte suggested would protect French trade interests, attack British commerce and undermine Britain's access to India and the East Indies. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear & internally repaired tear & minor loss to base of faded spine. 424 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w plates. View more info