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Medieval England : An Aerial Survey

By: Beresford, M. W.; St Joseph, J. K. S.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 018068

ISBN: 0521219612

Condition: Near Fine


A comparison of air photographs with early maps and records allows analytical studies of town and village plans. Small signature of previous owner to ffep. Clean, bright copy - 286 pages including index. Heavy volume, next post dispatch. View more info

Image for New Towns of the Middle Ages: Town Plantation in England, Wales and Gascony"

New Towns of the Middle Ages: Town Plantation in England, Wales and Gascony"

By: Beresford, Maurice

Price: £77.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Sutton Pub Ltd: 1988

Seller ID: 027422

ISBN: 0862994306

Condition: Fine


This fine piece of scholarship brings alive not only the causes and processes of town-founding but the whole economic political background of the period. -Town and Country Planning. As new, unread copy in unclipped protected dustjacket. Illustrated with b&w plates, maps, and illustrations and tables in the text. 670 pages including general index. View more info

Image for Heroes Twilight : A Study of the Literature of the Great War

Heroes Twilight : A Study of the Literature of the Great War

By: Bergonzi, Bernard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co Ltd: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061319

Condition: Good


Major work of criticism which serves as a brilliant and fascinating study of the literary repercussions of the First World War. The first full-length survey which provides the finest available account of the changing attitudes to the war, as reflected in the poetry, autobiography and fiction of victims and survivors alike. Some spotting to page edges else a clean, square copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 235 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Historians' History of the United States - Two Volume Set

By: Berky, Andrew, S. & Shenton, James P.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1966

Seller ID: 051386

Condition: Very Good


Focuses on the pivotal events of American history and the historians who recorded the events- who told the truth as they interpreted it thus offering the reader the American story through American eyes. Two volume set - both volumes very clean in dustwrappers which have faded to spine strips and with volume I having small tear to spine strip. Presented in a grey slipcase which has been reinforced with tape. 1384 pages including index - in two volumes. View more info

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The Mystery of the Bayeux Tapestry

By: Bernstein, David J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059656

ISBN: 0297789287

Condition: Very Good


The author investigates the unusual circumstances in which the Tapestry was made, its distinctive style and format, and how its version of history frequently departs from accounts by contemporary authors. Very good clean hardback in price-clipped jacket which has faded spine strip. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 272 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Round Table - Arthur - A Conversation Between Two Knights of the Round Table Club

By: Berry, Chas. W.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031898

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy in glassine wrapper which has largish loss to front cover. 54 pages. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. Foreword by Albert C.R. Carter. Rather nice gift inscription on front endpaper reads "To Colonel H.S. Mosley DSO, In remembrance of a night with the Knights of the Round Table & hopes of another in the near future from the Deputy Knight Standard Bearer J. Moore" and under this "II will go eat with thee and see thy Knights" (as inscribed on my banner) " View more info

Image for My childhood, my family and other adventures ( SIGNED COPY )

My childhood, my family and other adventures ( SIGNED COPY )

By: Berthoud, Ruth

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Private: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 061372

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of the wife of a key figure in the Post-War Marshall Plan. Clean, bright copy which is SIGNED to the ffep with the inscription ''For Evelyn - Christmas 1979 With love & best wishes. Ruth Bertoud.'' Blue boards with gilt lettering. Signs of shelfwear with minor indents to rear board - 54 pages. View more info

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'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts XII - In Lighter Vain

By: Bethell, Lieut Colonel L.A. [Editor]

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Blackwood: 1942

Seller ID: 049932

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback offering a sketch of life in various outposts of the Empire. Previous owner's name to top of first page. Minor foxing to page edges but text block is clean. 336 pages. View more info

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The Towns of Roman Britain

By: Bevan, Rev. J. O.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045317

Condition: Fair


Fascinating look at this page of our nation's development. Light spotting mainly confined to prelims, and previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Odd stain marks to cover and wear to top of spine - 66 pages. Frontis map of Roman Britain 'shewing' the chief Roman roads. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Air War Normandy

By: Bickers, Richard Townshend

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051277

ISBN: 0850524121

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive all-round analysis which serves as a worthy tribute to a supremely gallant band of men who played a vital part in restoring liberty and democracy to the continent of Europe. Light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 174 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for The Weight of Vengeance : The United States, the British Empire, and the War of 1812

The Weight of Vengeance : The United States, the British Empire, and the War of 1812

By: Bickham, Troy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Oxford University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063403

ISBN: 0195391780

Condition: As New


Provocative new account of America's forgotten war, underscoring its significance for both sides by placing it in global context. Clean, square hardback in a d/w. Appears unread - 325 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Dark Safari : Life Behind the Legend of Henry Morton Stanley

Dark Safari : Life Behind the Legend of Henry Morton Stanley

By: Bierman, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 037349

ISBN: 0340509775

Condition: Near Fine


Looks at the life of Henry Morton Stanley, reassessing his achievements in the light of post-colonial realities, to tell one of the greatest adventure stories of all times - who should be remembered for far more that the phrase "Dr. Livingstone, I presume". A clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustwrapper whose edges have been neatly reinforced with clear tape. 401 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for A Child's War : The German Occupation of Guernsey as Seen Through Young Eyes (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)

A Child's War : The German Occupation of Guernsey as Seen Through Young Eyes (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)

By: Bihet, Molly

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Guernsey, Channel Islands, Author: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051407

ISBN: 0951061909

Condition: Near Fine


A wealth of fascinating insights into a little girl's personal war on the only British Territory to be occupied during the Second World War. Clean tight booklet which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription 'With best wishes - Molly Bihet'. 80 pages plus post script. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for The Stewart Kingdom of Scotland 1371-1603

The Stewart Kingdom of Scotland 1371-1603

By: Bingham, Caroline

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 035780

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author on the title page with "With very best wishes Caroline Bingham". A very good clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 284 pages including index. Includes various newspaper articles about Caroline Bingham and her books, and a handwritten letter to her friend. View more info

Image for Denmark In History

Denmark In History

By: Birch, J. H. S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065836

Condition: Reading Copy


Ex-Library hardback, with the usual markings, which endeavors to present in readable form the story of Denmark from prehistoric times onwards. Light sunning to page edges/spine else a clean, square copy - 444 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The Girls From Esquire

The Girls From Esquire

By: Birmingham, Frederick A. (introduction)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1953

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 032489

Condition: Very Good


Anthology of short fiction stories and 30 full-page cartoons from the pages of 'Esquire Magazine' celebrating women. Good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w which shows some wear & tear and minor loss - 308 pages. View more info

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The Debt We Owe

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Airlife Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051270

ISBN: 185310079X

Condition: Very Good


Combines the inspiring story of the growth of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund with an account of its aims and its work. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 216 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Britain Salutes New York 1983

By: Bishop, James (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London & Basingstoke, The Illustrated London News: 1983

Edition: Souvenir Edition

Seller ID: 049580

Condition: Very Good


Official programme celebrating the 200th anniversary of the signature of the treaty of Paris which finally brought an end to the War of Independence. Clean, large format copy with a typed itinerary of what is believed Paul Channon's programme. 108 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for Women in Early Medieval Europe, 400-1100

Women in Early Medieval Europe, 400-1100

By: Bitel, Lisa M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060700

ISBN: 0521597730

Condition: As New


Part of the Cambridge Medieval Textbooks Series, combining the rich literature of women's history with original research in the context of mainstream history and traditional chronology. Clean, bright paperback - 326 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Rise To Greatness : The History of Canada from the Vikings to the Present

Rise To Greatness : The History of Canada from the Vikings to the Present

By: Black, Conrad

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063213

ISBN: 077101354X

Condition: Very Good


Spanning 874 to 2014 and beginning from Canada's first inhabitants and the early explorers, this masterful history challenges our perception of our history and Canada's role in the world, Foreword by Paul Johnson. Heavy, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 1,106 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info