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Image for The Clan Almanac : The Definitive List

The Clan Almanac : The Definitive List

By: Maclean, Charles

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Moffat, Scotland, Lochar Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008436

ISBN: 094840339X

Condition: Near Fine


Offers easy access to key information like clan name, septs, their origins, lands, chiefs, slogans and badges together with much curious information relating to their history, dress and weaponry. 144 pages including bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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I Crossed The Minch

By: MacNeice, Louis

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065643

Condition: Good


The Irish poet and playwright recalls his passage across the strait in north-west Scotland, separating the north-west Highlands and the northern Inner Hebrides from Lewis and Harris in the Outer Hebrides. All eight drawings by Nancy Sharp present. Some very occasional spotting else a good, clean copy in black cloth showing light shelfwear with small tear to top of spine - 248 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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This Uknown Island

By: Mais, S.P.B

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045198

Condition: Very Good


Describes seventeen haphazard excursions made at high speed at the request of the BBC throughout England, Scotland and Wales for the purpose of stimulating in listeners a desire to explore and rediscover their own island - areas travelled to include Bronte country, the Fens, Glastonbury, the Peak District, Cornwall, the Welsh Marches etc. A very good clean hardback bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 390 pages including index. Map endpapers. Illustrated with sepia tone photographs. View more info

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Mammon's Kingdom : An Essay on Britain, Now

By: Marquand, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060995

ISBN: 1846146720

Condition: As New


Sets out the framework of a new public philosophy, based on the values of stewardship, democratic dialogue, civic engagement and freedom from humiliation, to spring the trap into which we have stumbled. Clean, square, unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 276 pages including index..Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Scotland's Historic Shipwrecks

By: Martin, Colin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041260

ISBN: 071348327X

Condition: Near Fine


Examines several of the historic shipwrecks caused by Scotland's dangerous and notoriously stormy coastline. Clean, bright, gift quality paperback protected in its own plastic sleeve - 128 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Know Britain: The Heritage and Institutions of an Offshore Island

By: Mason, Francis K.; Windrow, Martin

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, BCA: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 011760

ISBN: 0540070025

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in un-clipped d/w - 254 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Where Man Belongs

By: Massingham, H. J.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042578

Condition: Good +


A good clean hardback in brown cloth which has faded slightly to the spine. Chapters include :- William Shakespeare of Warwickshire; Jane Austen of Hampshire; Ireson of Stramford; The Pigotts of Doddershall; Goodchild of Naphill; The Perkinses of Chilton etc. 256 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for A Battle Lost : Romans and Caledonians at Mons Graupius

A Battle Lost : Romans and Caledonians at Mons Graupius

By: Maxwell, Gordon S.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065978

ISBN: 0852244908

Condition: Good


Clean, bright, Ex-Library copy with the usual markings. The definitive work on Scotland's first major battle. Dustjacket protected with a plastic cover - 138 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Poor Relief in England : 1350 - 1600

Poor Relief in England : 1350 - 1600

By: McIntosh, Marjorie Keniston

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063268

ISBN: 1107015081

Condition: Near Fine


The first study to trace developments across the time span, focusing on three types of assistance: licensed begging and the solicitation of charitable alms; hospitals and alms-houses for the bedridden and elderly; and the aid given by parishes. Clean, square hardback in a d/w. Appears unread - 352 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The King's England : Cornwall

By: Mee, Arthur

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1967

Edition: New Edition Revised and Reset

Seller ID: 066529

Condition: Good


Fully revised and edited by E. T. Long along with new photographs. With the cities, towns, and villages described in alphabetical order. Previous owner's details inside cover else a good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 240 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The King's England : Kent

By: Mee, Arthur (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1949

Edition: Seventh Impression

Seller ID: 052918

Condition: Good


Square, tight hardback - no jacket. Spine strip has faded and has small nick to cloth at head. Text block very clean. Covers 400 places and with 226 sepia tone pictures. Part of the King's England series. 508 pages. Map rear endpaper. View more info

Image for The King's England : Staffordshire - Beauty and the Black Country

The King's England : Staffordshire - Beauty and the Black Country

By: Mee, Arthur (editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 059192

Condition: Very Good


Square, tight hardback with slightly faded spine. Covers 180 places and with 107 pictures. Part of the King's England series. 252 pages. Map endpaper to rear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The King's England : The Counties of Bedford and Huntingdon - Homes of Bunyan and Cromwell

The King's England : The Counties of Bedford and Huntingdon - Homes of Bunyan and Cromwell

By: Mee, Arthur (editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1951

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 065690

Condition: Very Good


Square, tight hardbackin poor dustjacket which has been repaired to all lengths with tape.. Covers 220 places and with 170 pictures. Part of the King's England series. 305 pages. Fold-out map to rear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Landscapes of North Wales

By: Millward, Roy and Robinson, Adrian

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1978

Edition: First Cheap Edition

Seller ID: 044300

ISBN: 0715377140

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tight paperback which examines one of the most scenically attractive areas of Britain. Faint sunning to page edges - 207pp including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Bonnie Scotland

Bonnie Scotland

By: Moncrieff, A.R. Hope

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1912

Seller ID: 056685

Condition: Good


Square, tight hardback which has crease to cloth on front cover and fading and wear to spine ends. Spotting to page edges. 255 pages. 75 colour illustrations. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Nostalgic survey of the history and topography of Scotland. View more info

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The Scott Country with Edinburgh and the Lothians

By: Moncrieff, Duncan

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Jarrold & Sons: 1964

Seller ID: 018060

Condition: Very Good


Undated. Illustrated throughout in colour. A Cotman-Color book. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. A very good clean copy of this booklet. View more info

Image for Wales in British Politics : 1868 - 1922

Wales in British Politics : 1868 - 1922

By: Morgan, Kenneth O.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, University of Wales Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064361

Condition: Very Good


Attempts, for the first time, to analyse the nature of the transformation that took place during this momentous period. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w (30s. 0d) showing light shelfwear - 353 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hertfordshire Rambles : Ten Country Walks Around Hertfordshire: With Historical Notes

By: Moynihan, Liz

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Countryside Books: 1991

Seller ID: 032424

ISBN: 185306002X

Condition: Very Good


Ten walks around Hertfordshire each chosen because it has a particular point of interest such as the walk through the grounds of Knebworth House. Each walk is accompanied by a sketch map and special selection of historical notes. A very good clean copy which appears unread. View more info

Image for The English Village

The English Village

By: Muir, Richard

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027208

ISBN: 0500272131

Condition: Very Good


The story of a people and a way of life that form the backbone of England. With 174 illustrations, 22 in colour. Clean, bright, large format paperback - 208 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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London

By: Nicholson, Louise; Turpin, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2004

Seller ID: 041992

ISBN: 0711223610

Condition: Very Good


This book is a beautiful celebration of one of the world's most remarkable cities. Richard Turpin's exceptional photographs and Louise Nicholson's lively commentary tempt the reader to take a fresh look at a city whose rich history and dynamic present are best explored out on its streets. Very good clean copy with gift inscription to front endpaper. The book is full with illustrated photographs by Richard Turpin, 208 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info