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English Romansque Art 1066-1200 Exhibition Guide

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Arts Council of Great Britain: 1984

Seller ID: 052461

Condition: Very Good


The guide for the exhibition held at the Hayward Gallery, London 5 April-8 July 1984. 24 pages illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. View more info

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Round the Coast An Album of Pictures from Photographs of the Chief Seaside Places of Interest in Great Britain and Ireland

By: N/A

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1895

Seller ID: 064990

Condition: Good


Great selection of photographs of Britain's seaside resorts in their heyday. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering and black & gilt decoration. Cloth is worn/torn to spine ends and corners. Hinges have been reinforced with linen binder's tape. One page has small tear to bottom margin (no text affected). Generally a good clean copy of this interesting book - which now serves as a nostalgic look at the seaside resorts of yesteryear. 284 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Warbirds Worldwide: No 8

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Warbirds Worldwide Limited: 1999

Seller ID: 065170

ISBN: 1870601076

Condition: As New


Contents include:- Flying Alberta Blue; Worldwide Aircraft Recovery; Tempests; Charles Church (Spitfires) Limited; Warbirds of Great Britain - the Future; Mustang Summer; Venom Rebuild etc. As new 47-page magazine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Haughey: His Life and Unlucky Deeds

By: Arnold, Bruce

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1993

Seller ID: 056772

ISBN: 0002552124

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive biography of the man and his era, includes a detailed history of the country and its leading politicians. 308 pages including index. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Appears unread. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Recent Historians of Great Britain: Essays on the Post-1945 Generation

By: Arnstein, Walter L. (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Iowa State Press: 1990

Seller ID: 061077

ISBN: 0813805929

Condition: Very Good


Collection of essays which examines the life and works of eight leading scholars of the golden age of British historians :- Geoffrey Elton, Joel Hurstfield, Christopher Hill, Lawrence Stone, John Harold Plumb, Edward P. Thompson, Norman Gash, and Francis Lyons. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 207 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Story of Greenwich

By: Aslet, Clive

Price: £30.50

Publisher: London, Harvard University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017655

ISBN: 0674000765

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelf wear. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. The story of Greenwich time keeper of the world. View more info

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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

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The Reign of Elizabeth, 1558-1603

By: Black, J. B.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford University Press: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 055412

Condition: Very Good


Volume 8 in the Oxford History of England series. "A series which has been accepted as the most authoritative general history of England" TLS. Square, tight hardback. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Text block clean. 448 pages + maps View more info

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Bradshaw's Railway Map 1907 Great Britain and Ireland

By: Bradshaw

Price: £8.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Old House Books: 2006

Seller ID: 063300

ISBN: 1873590334

Condition: Very Good


Map showing the network in its heyday, before the decline commenced with detailed enlargements of the major conurbations. Very good clean copy. View more info

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Sentimental Murder : Love and Madness in the Eighteenth Century

By: Brewer, John

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, HarperPerennial: 2005

Seller ID: 020558

ISBN: 0006552005

Condition: Near Fine


Examines, evokes and dissects the sensational events of April 1779 when Martha Ray, mistress of the Earl of Sandwich, was shot and killed in Covent Garden by James Hackman. Unread paperback with slightest signs of storage - 340 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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War Planes of the First World War - Fighters Volume Three - Great Britain

By: Bruce, J. M.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1969

Seller ID: 056702

ISBN: 0356014908

Condition: Very Good


This third volume provides completes the presentation of the history of the British fighter of 1914-18 war recording the Sopwith types not dealt with in Volume II and ends with the Wight quadruplane. A very good clean copy. No dustjacket. 150 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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For Five Shillings a Day

By: Campbell Begg, Richard & Liddle, Peter H.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041804

ISBN: 0007103514

Condition: Very Good


Varied selection of eyewitness accounts which form a magnificent oral history of the British and Commonwealth forces at war from the Army, RAF and Navy, revealing what it was like at the sharp end of various war campaigns, including the Battle of Britain, the Desert War, the fall of Singapore, the Italian Campaign, D-Day, the occupation of Germany etc. A very good clean hardback in very good protected, unclipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's small sticker on front pastedown. 464 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Death From Afar: Marine Corps Sniping, Volume III - The Black Book

By: Chandler, Norman A. & Roy F.

Price: £87.50

Publisher: St. Mary's City, MD, USA, The Iron Brigade Armory: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 033895

ISBN: 1885633025

Condition: As New


Continues the groundwork laid in previous volumes and attempts to tell the stories, the history, and the weaponry of USMC Snipers. SIGNED by Norman to the red ffep. This volume is dedicated to the Snipers of Great Britain. Clean, unread hardback - 261 pages including index. View more info

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History : The Journal of the Historical Association - Volume 96 Issue 3 Number 323 : July 2011

By: Charmley, John ( Edited By )

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, The Historical Accociation and Blackwell Publishing: 2011

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 060349

Condition: Very Good


Contents include:- Urbanization, Rising Homicide Rates and the Geography of lethal Violence in Scotland, 1800-1860; The Great Trust: Mrs Edith Ash's Campaign of Remembrance, 1916-1954; The Conservative Party, the Role of the State and the Politics of Protection, c 1918 - 1932; Safety in Numbers: Ideas of Concentrations in Royal Air Force Fighter Defence from Lanchester to the Battle of Britain; Nation and Alienation: Retrievals of Home in Post-war French Film K.H. Adler. Clean, bright booklet - pages run from 229 - 387. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Century Collection: An Anthology of Best Writing in the Western Mail

By: Cosslett, John (editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Derby, Derbyshire, Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024362

ISBN: 1859831729

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 202 pages. Articles which reflect the changing face of Wales and the Welsh over more than 100 years. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Collins Dictionary of Scottish History

By: Donnachie, Ian & Hewitt, George

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, HarperCollins: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019514

ISBN: 0007121857

Condition: Near Fine


All entries fully referenced with guidance to further reading on each major topic or personality. 384 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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MG : Past & Present

By: Fletcher, Rivers

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Gentry Books: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038412

ISBN: 0856140740

Condition: Very Good


Charts the history of the greatest British sports car, and the models that have emerged from the Abingdon works which have created a cult following which has generated the largest club membership of any marque in Great Britain. Good, clean hardback in an unclipped d/w - 240 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Six Wives of Henry VIII

By: Fraser, Antonia

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1993

Seller ID: 041216

Condition: Very Good


Carefully researched biography of the six Tudor queens. SA very good clean copy in very good dustwrapper. 479 pages including index. B.W. Illustrations. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Surrey

By: Fraser, Maxwell

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050729

ISBN: 071343029x

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Batsford Britain series which looks at Surrey from both a geographical and historical perspective, looking at the natural features which give Surrey its distinction as well as some of the great men and women who have been born or lived there. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 192 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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A People's History of Britain

By: Fraser, Rebecca

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038028

ISBN: 0701169370

Condition: Near Fine


Highly readable account which tells the story - from the Romans to the present day - of the small northern islands off the coast of Europe which became the world's biggest empire. Large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 829 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info