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Image for The Archaeology of the Medieval English Monarchy,"

The Archaeology of the Medieval English Monarchy,"

By: Steane, John

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027178

ISBN: 0713472464

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. 226 pages including index. Slight bump to fore-edge of rear board. This archaeological survey of kingship in the period from the reign of William the Conqueror to that of Henry VIII brings together the physical evidence of the kings and their courts in the form of a great variety of objects and buildings. Illustrated with 121 b&w illustrations. Foreword by HRH Prince Richard of Gloucester. A very good copy. View more info

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Anglo-Saxon England [The Oxford History of England series]

By: Stenton, F. M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 067364

ISBN: 0198217161

Condition: Very Good


Clean, crisp copy in jacket which has faded spine. Covers the period c550-1087 and extends from the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms to the establishment of the Anglo-Norman monarchy of 1087. "A broad and balanced survey of every aspect of Anglo-Saxon society in the movement of five hundred years there is nothing to approach Prof Stenton's Booe" - Times Literary Supplement. 765 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Thames

By: Stephens, Wilson

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Muller, Blond & White: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016203

ISBN: 058411138X

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Rivers of Britain Series. Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w which has a small nick to base of spine. The author follows the great river from its source 4 miles south of Cheltenham to its first lock at Teddington and onto the gracious palace of Hampton Court. 47 pages plus map endpapers. View more info

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Britain from the Air

By: Swift, Michael; Grant, George

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, The Promotional Reprint Co Ltd: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021566

ISBN: 1856485617

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, bright copy in a price-clipped dustjacket which shows signs of light sunning to edges192 pages. Explores the past and present of British countryside and towns from a different perspective. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Big House - The Story of a Country House and Its Family

By: Sykes, Christopher Simon

Price: £7.25

Publisher: London, HarperPerennial: 2005

Seller ID: 020039

ISBN: 0007107102

Condition: Reading Copy


The 250 year history of the Sykes family of Sledmere on the Yorkshire Wolds. Illustrated with b&w photographs. A good, clean copy whose pages are a little wavy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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An Exhibition of Paintings By Cezanne Organized with the Edinburgh Festival Society

By: The Arts Council of Great Britain

Price: £6.50

Publisher: England, The Arts Council of Great Britain: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050529

Condition: Reading Copy


The programme for the exhibition held at the Tate Gallery between 29 September and 27 October 1954. Illustrated with 16 mono plates + colour Frontis. Internally clean. The front cover is marked and rear cover scuffed. View more info

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The Great Days of the Southern Railway

By: Thomas, David St. John and Whitehouse, Patrick

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, David St John Thomas: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 056565

ISBN: 0946537720

Condition: Near Fine


Examines the Rail Company which developed into possibly the best-run railway Britain has ever seen. Clean, glossy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 208 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Timpson's England : A Look Beyond the Obvious

By: Timpson, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Jarrold Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027161

ISBN: 0711703078

Condition: Near Fine


The popular, late broadcaster's look at the unusual, the eccentric, and the definitely odd. Clean, bright hardback in a price-clipped d/w which shows slightest signs of shelf wear. 264 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Timpson's Adaptables : Travels Through England's Hidden Heritage

By: Timpson, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Jarrold Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046200

ISBN: 0711709009

Condition: Near Fine


The stories about those special buildings that have survived despite the odds, after they have outlived their original purpose. These 'Adaptables' have been re-used, recycled, or reborn in new and often surprising roles. Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows only slightest shelf wear. A very attractive copy by the late broadcaster. 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Theatre Bedside Book: An Anthology of the Stage

By: Trewin, J. C. (Editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David and Charles: 1974

Seller ID: 022154

ISBN: 0715367463

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelf wear and which has faded a little to the spine. Covers a period of nearly 370 years and includes all the great actors, playwrights, spectators and provincial as well as major theatres. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Fatal Charm : The Life of Rex Harrison

By: Walker, Alexander

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067519

ISBN: 0297811746

Condition: Near Fine


The biographer draws on copious unpublished sources to which he has had sole access as he assesses Harrison's life and career, warts and all. 457 pages including index. Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w. Appears unread and of gift quality. Prompt dispatch View more info

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World War II Small Arms

By: Weeks, John

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Orbis: 1979

Seller ID: 052786

ISBN: 0856130885

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback. No jacket. Covers the small arms of Germany, Italy, Japan, Great Britain, France, Soviet Russian, and the United States. Illustrated with b.w photographs and colour drawings. 144 pages. View more info

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Isabella: The She-Wolf of France, Queen of England" (SIGNED COPY)

By: Weir, Alison

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 027692

ISBN: 0224063200

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in unclipped dustjacket. Very slight waviness to pages. Signed on the title page by the author with the inscription ""To Nicholas, with all good wishes Alison Weir"". 494 pages. Illustrated with both colour & b&w plates and 2 maps. The first full-length biography of Isabella, wife of Edward II who bore Edward four children but who was constantly humiliated by his male favourites. View more info

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Lonely Planet Britain

By: Wheeler, Tony; etc.

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications: 2003

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 016901

ISBN: 1740593383

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine, unread copy with slightest signs of storage. Large format, comprehensive guide - 1,056 pages. Reliable next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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A History of Huntingdonshire

By: Wickes, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 025214

ISBN: 0850339537

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of slightest shelfwear. Fully revised and updated edition which provides an enterrtaining account of the lives of the people of the now defunct county of Huntingdonshire and the heritage they left for those who live and work in the old county to this day. Illustrated throughout in b&w. A lovely copy. View more info

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The Postal History of Great Britain and Ireland : A Summarized Catalogue to 1840

By: Willcocks, R. M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066599

Condition: Good


Study of handstamps struck on letters through the ages, how they were carried, the routes, charges and handling. Previous owner's reference columns in pencil to rear else a good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 80 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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More Wessex Walkies : For You and Your Dog

By: Wilnecker, Patricia M.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, Author House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029702

ISBN: 0951397168

Condition: Very Good


With 62 'off the lead' locations, plus dog-permitted attractions and places to eat. 32 page, stapled booklet which also includes 12 places of interest that admit dogs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Victorians

By: Wilson, A.N.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Hutchinson: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063755

ISBN: 00991794218

Condition: Very Good


Paints a fascinating picture of life in the Victorian era. Including a look at the famous - Gladstone, Dickens, Prince Albert as well as the poor and obscure. A true insight into what it was to live in Victorian times. A very good clean hardback illustrated with b.w. photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Queen Victoria : Her Life and Times Volume 1 1819-1861

By: Woodham-Smith, Cecil

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065267

ISBN: 0241022002

Condition: Very Good


Employs a mass of information, much of it hitherto unused, to produce the most detailed life of the Queen yet written. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 486 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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East Anglia and North Thames (Exploring Woodland Series))

By: Woodland Trust

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 2002

Seller ID: 022215

ISBN: 0007144407

Condition: As New


101 beautiful woods to visit. Unread paperback - 88 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info