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Image for Original Letters Relative to the English Reformation during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and Queen Mary, chiefly from the archives of Zurich: The First Portion

Original Letters Relative to the English Reformation during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and Queen Mary, chiefly from the archives of Zurich: The First Portion

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1846

Seller ID: 061549

Condition: Good


This is the First Portion. Loss to cloth at head of spine else a good clean hardback. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. 376 pages + Fifth Annual Report. 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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Pictorial Records of the English in Egypt with a full and descriptive life of General Gordon, the hero of Khartoum.

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, James Sangster:

Seller ID: 054264

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in plain burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Undated circa 1890. Illustrated with 8 colour portraits and upwards of 120 wood engravings. Together with graphic narratives of the lives and adventures of Lord Wolseley, Stewart, Burnaby, Horatio Nelson, Abercromby, Sidney Smith, Sir John Moor, Bruce, and other world-famous heroes. 502 pages + adverts. View more info

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Syon Park

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Derby, Derbyshire, English Life Publications: 1980

Seller ID: 063975

ISBN: 0851011640

Condition: Near Fine


16-page, stapled brochure giving a history, with illustrations, of the house set in 200 acres of Brentford, West London. Includes, laid in, some relevant leaflets. Clean, glossy copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ovingdean Grange : A Tale of South Downs

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1930

Edition: Popular Edition

Seller ID: 058871

Condition: Fair


Thrilling story of that most romantic period in English history which founded the country's greatness by clipping the wings of Absolutism. Generally clean internally with green boards showing some shelfwear with sunning and splitting to spine. 319 pages, circa 1930s. Previous owner's details inside cover in pencil. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Guide to Burford Church

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: England, The Witney Press: 1989

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 023419

Condition: Very Good


32 page booklet being a guide and history to the old Oxfordshire church. Illustrated throughout in b&w. A very good, clean copy. View more info

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The Chateaux of the Loire

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: France, Valoire: 1994

Seller ID: 040337

Condition: Very Good


Guide to the castles of the Loire Valley extending over three provinces, Orelanais, Touraine, and Anjou. A very good clean copy illustrated with colour photographs. 128 pages including index. English edition. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Synoptical History of England with the Contemporaneous Sovereigns and Events of General History from the Earliest Records to the Present Time

By: Anon

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, James Walton: 1869

Seller ID: 055852

Condition: Reading Copy


Royal blue cloth boards show some minor staining. Hinges have been reinforced with binders tape. Rear endpaper has had some stickers removed leaving marks. Small amount of annotation. Smells a little smoky. A good reading copy of this now hard-to-find title. 146 pages + adverts. View more info

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The Sherborne Missal

By: Backhouse, Janet

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The British Library: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066736

ISBN: 0712346198

Condition: Very Good


Explores the Missal's creation and history, assessing its importance as a masterpiece in the history of English art. Clean, glossy, large format hardback in a d/w showing sunning to spine - 64 pages. Includes, laid in, a glossy, foldout reproduction to actual size depicting Trinity Sunday. Small, minor blemishes to rear blank page, Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The World of El Cid : Chronicles of the Spanish Reconquest

By: Barton, Simon & Fletcher, Richard

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Manchester, England, Manchester University Press: 2000

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 060368

ISBN: 0719052262

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Manchester Medieval Sources Series which makes available for the first time in English translation, four of the principal narrative sources for the history of the Spanish kingdom of Leon-Castile during the eleventh and twelve centuries. Clean, tight paperback which appears unread. Light signs of shelf life to covers - 281 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Years Flew Past: 40 Years at the Leading Edge of Aviation

By: Beamont, Roland

Price: £47.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, The Crowood Press Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063933

ISBN: 1840372990

Condition: Near Fine


The memoirs of the one of the greatest ever British RAF pilots who at the age of 22 commanded No. 609 Squadron, initiated the style of low-level operations, provided cover for the D-Day landings and subsequently went on to become the Chief Test Pilot for the English Electric Aircraft Company. Clean bright hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 192 pages. Illustrated with colour & b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Little Gaddesden - The Story of an English Parish

By: Bell, Vicars

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066895

Condition: Very Good


The fascinating story of an English parish from the earliest times to the date of publication. Very good clean hardback hard-to-find in the original dustjacket (unclipped with slightly darkened spine and small closed tear to head of spine.). 160 pages including index. 4 b/w illustrations. 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

ISBN: 0859762262

Condition: Very Good


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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The Investiture Controversy : Church and Monarchy from the Ninth to the Twelfth Century

By: Blumenthal, Uta-Renate

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, USA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1995

Edition: Second Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 060981

ISBN: 0812213866

Condition: Near Fine


Part of The Middle Ages Series. Rated the best introduction in English to the historiography, history, and central interpretative problems of the Investiture Controversy. Clean, bright, unread paperback - 191 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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English Art 1100-1216

By: Boase, T.S.R.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048673

Condition: Very Good


Surveys the art of the first period of Norman rule covering art, sculpture, architecture and illuminated manuscripts. A very good clean hardback. No dustwrapper. Illustrated with 96 b/w plates. 331 pages + index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Eighteenth Century Town: A Reader in English Urban History, 1688-1820

By: Borsay, Peter (editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman Group: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048172

ISBN: 0582051347

Condition: Very Good


Aims to gather together in an easily accessible form, and place in a clear and comprehensive context, a number of key contributions to the study of the 18th century town. Good clean paperback with light signs of shelfwear to covers- 383 pages including index. View more info

Image for Boswell's Life of Johnson - 2 Volumes

Boswell's Life of Johnson - 2 Volumes

By: Boswell,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 057584

Condition: Very Good


Considered the greatest biography in the English language about the man who became the most accomplished conversationalist who has every lived. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpapers of both volumes. Brown decorated leatherette boards with gilt lettering to spine. Volume I - 638 pages. Volume II - 646 pages. View more info

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John Evelyn and His World: A Biography

By: Bowle, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065970

ISBN: 0710007213

Condition: Very Good


A fascinating and rewarding biography of the English seventeenth-century writer, contemporary of Pepys, Boyle and Wren, Secretary to the Royal Society and exemplary diarist and connoisseur of the arts. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear/tear. 277 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The English Castle

By: Braun, Hugh

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1948

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 031972

Condition: Good


Clean, bright copy in orange boards with slight darkening to edges of covers. 120 pages including index. History and architecture of the English Castle. Illustrated from photographs and drawings. Foreword by Hilaire Belloc. A good clean copy. View more info

Image for The English Market Town - A Social and Economic History 1750-1914

The English Market Town - A Social and Economic History 1750-1914

By: Brown, Jonathan

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Crowood Press Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064370

ISBN: 0946284814

Condition: Very Good


Describes the changes and transitions in English market towns from 1750-1914 showing how some were able to respond with the pressures of change from the industrial revolution, and others were left behind. Very good clean hardback in dustjacket. 176 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info