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The RAF Harrier Story

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Royal Air Force Historical Society: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061294

ISBN: 0953034526

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life and times of the famous jet with contributions from a variety of writers. Clean, bright copy in a d/w - 131 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Paris [32 views]

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Paris, Le Deley:

Seller ID: 066425

Condition: Very Good


16 pages of text being a Historical Summary of Paris written in both English and French in parallel text, followed by 32 photogravure pictures of Paris. Undated but clothing/cars in the photos are Edwardian. Very good clean softcover. View more info

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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 18: Sixth Series: v. 18

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055736

ISBN: 052142965X

Condition: Very Good


Contents include: Britain and Globalisation since 1850: III. Creating the World of Bretton Woods, 1939-1958; High and Low: Ties of Dependence in the Frankish Kingdom; Text, Visualisation and Politics: London, 1150-1250; Centre and Periphery in the European Book World; A Tale of Two Episcopal Surveys: The Strange Fates of Edmund Grindal and Cuthbert Mayne Revisited etc. A very good clean hardback. 279 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Windsor Castle

By: Ainsworth, W. H.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 062040

Condition: Good


Historical romance depicting Henry VIII's pursuit of Anne Boleyn. Part of the Collins Library of Classics series, bound in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to slightly sunned spine. Dustwrapper shows signs of wear/tear. Foxing to page edges. 382 pages. Undated. View more info

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The Tower of London

By: Ainsworth, W. H.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 062784

Condition: Very Good


Historical romance regarding Queen Jane's time at The Tower of London. Part of the Collins Pocket Classics series. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has faded spine. . 638 pages. Undated. View more info

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The Tower of London

By: Ainsworth, W.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 044146

Condition: Good


Historical romance regarding Queen Jane's time at The Tower of London. Part of the Everyman's Library series - No 400. Previous owner's name on front endpaper else a good clean hardback which has slightly faded spine. 455 pages + adverts. View more info

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The Tower of London

By: Ainsworth, W.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins:

Seller ID: 052968

Condition: Good


Historical romance regarding Queen Jane's time at The Tower of London. Blue leatherette covers with gilt lettering to spine. Printed in Collins Clear-Type Press. 631pp. A lovely, clean bright copy. Undated. View more info

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Old St. Paul's

By: Ainsworth, W.Harrison

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 047831

Condition: Good


Historical novel set during the Great Fire of London. Part of the Everyman's Library series. Faint creasing to first few pages. Spine strip has faded. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. 476 pages + publisher's catalogue. View more info

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Windsor Castle

By: Ainsworth, W.Harrison

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1923

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 059397

Condition: Good


Historical romance depicting Henry VIII's pursuit of Anne Boleyn. Part of the Everyman's Library series. Good clean copy in burgundy leather over limp card covers. Slightly faded spine. Leather is rubbed and worn to top of spine. Gilt top edge. 307 pages. View more info

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Portrait in Sepia

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066593

ISBN: 0007121571

Condition: Very Good


Historical novel set in Chile at the end of the nineteenth century. Unread copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows tanning to page edges. . Complete number line - 304 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Peter the Great

By: Anderson, M. S.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Historical Association: 1991

Edition: Second Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 065895

ISBN: 0852782950

Condition: Very Good


No. 7 in the New Appreciations in History Series. Assesses Peter's aims and achievements at home and abroad, and examines the pressures and restrictions that shaped his attitudes and limited his actions. 32 page, stapled pamphlet. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Waverley Historical Reader Book I

By: Anon

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, McDougalls Educational Service:

Seller ID: 025453

Condition: Good


Blue boards with black decoration. 128 pages. Part of the McDougall's school series. Small stain to front cover. Rubbing to spine strip and extremities. End papers darkened. Previous owner's name and date 1902 on front end paper. Colour frontis of Joan of Arc + numerous b&w illustrations to the text. . Foxed to edges but text block clean. A good copy of this now hard-to-find title. View more info

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Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England) An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London Vol, I Westminster Abbey"

By: Anon

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationary Office: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027447

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth boards with black lettering and decoration. xvii, 142pp. Colour frontispiece, 220 b&w plates, & folding plan to rear. A very good, clean copy which has some occasional spotting confined mainly to edges and endpapers. Small bump to rear board along fore-edge. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. " View more info

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Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England) An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London Vol, II West London (excluding Westminster Abbey)

By: Anon

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationary Office: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038999

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth boards with black lettering and decoration. xxiii, 194pp. Colour frontispiece, numerous b.w illustrations & folding plan to rear. A very good, clean copy. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. View more info

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The Royal Air Force - An Illustated History

By: Armitage, Michael

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Arms & Armour Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044321

ISBN: 1854091239

Condition: Near Fine


An illustrated history of 75 years of the Royal Air Force from its creation in 1918 to the Gulf War of 1991 - providing an important one volume, historical review of the service. A clean, bright copy in unclipped dustjacket. 288 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Res Gestae Divi Augusti: The Achievements of the Divine Augustus

By: Augustus; Emperor of Rome .

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 066343

ISBN: 0198317727

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright paperback which appears unread. Written to help the A-level and undergraduate student understand this important historical source - Latin text with facing page translation supplemented with notes to the text and an explanatory introduction. 90 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Story of Whitby's Old Parish Church

By: Austen, Rev. George

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Whitby, North Yorkshire, Horne & Son:

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 058911

Condition: Very Good


24 page, stapled booklet being the eighth edition of the notes of a lecture delivered by the late Chancellor and revised by Canon Norman A. Vesey. Clean, glossy copy illustrated with seventeen photographs. Not dated - cover price of one shilling. Laid in is a free leaflet with historical notes. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Heinous and Grievous Offences : Crime and Justice in the Jacobean Hundred of Edmonton

By: Avery, David

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Edmonton Hundred Historical Society: 1995

Seller ID: 051643

ISBN: 0902922521

Condition: Very Good


Crime and justice in the Jacobean Hundred of Edmonton. A very good clean 32 page booklet. Illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. View more info

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According to Queeney - Large Print

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Bath, Avon, Paragon/Chivers Press: 2003

Seller ID: 050204

ISBN: 0754091341

Condition: Near Fine


Historical novel set in the 18th Century which explores the relationship between Samuel Johnson and his friend and benefactor Mrs Hester Thrale - wife of a wealthy Southward brewer. A clean, crisp paperback which appears unread. Large Print. 300 pages Includes a newspaper obituary of Bainbridge taken from the Guardian July 2010. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Borgia Testament

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1946

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 066492

Condition: Very Good


Historical novel set in Rome and written in the first person through the eyes of Cesare Borgia. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Very good clean hardback in attractive unclipped dustjacket which has small areas of loss to spine ends, jacket designed by Hans Tisdall. 256pp including epilogue. Prompt dispatch. View more info