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Castles of Britain [signed copy]

By: Gascoigne, Christina

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1975

Seller ID: 35028

ISBN: 0500240981

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Inscribed by both Gascoignes on front endpaper, dd Jan '76. Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but somewhat worn, especially to upper edges. Light brown boards, a trifle marked; binding tight. Gilt titling and decoration bright. B/w illustrations. Foreword by Bamber Gascoigne. Laid in is a pamphlet by Bamber Gascoigne, also inscribed by him. ; 4to (8" vx 10"); 224 pages; Signed by All Authors View more info

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The Clients of Prostitutes

By: Gibbens, T. C. N.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Josephine Butler Society: 1962

Seller ID: 32862

Condition: Very Good


Stapled leaflet, grey card covers, somewhat tanned, no ownership name, pages unmarked. Delivered at Caxton Hall, London, S.W.1 29 November 1961 ; The Alison Neilans Memorial Lecture VI; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 12 pages View more info

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The Corporation Records of St. Albans, with Lists of Mayors, High Stewards, Members of Parliament, &c.

By: Gibbs, A.E.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: St. Albans, Gibbs and Bamforth: 1890

Seller ID: 24255

Condition: Very Good


Decorated dk red boards, in clear film; generally bright; slight wear to head of spine, but binding unaffected. Pencilled correction on p3; small, faint stains on pp 225-231.; 8vo (5" x 7 1/2"); 320 pages View more info

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Local Reports on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of England : In Consequence of an Inquiry Directed to be Made by the Poor Law Commissioners

By: Gilbert, W. J. and others

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, W. Clowes and Sons for Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1842

Seller ID: 35550

Condition: Poor


Contemporary rear board & spine, lacks front board, ex-library copy with usual markings, damage to some page edges, but not affecting text, with eight architectural plates, including two double-page, binding firm. ; 5.5" x 8.5"; 444 pages View more info

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The Chelsea Pensioners, by the author of "The Subaltern". Three Vols.

By: Gleig, George Robert

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1829

Seller ID: 35304

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; All vols, reading copies only: Faded marbled boards; brown leather spines, very worn. Binding frail, but mostly intact. pp still quite supple, ; 8vo (5" x 8"); 318 + 307 + 328 pages View more info

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Lord Hervey Eighteenth-Century Courtier

By: Halsband, Robert

Price: £11.50

Publisher: OUP Oxford: 1973

Seller ID: 38204

ISBN: 0198120451

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt covered in archival film, price-clipped. Dark grey boards, front board slightly bowed, gold gilt. Text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 8.5 X 5.5 X 1.1 inches; 428 pages View more info

Image for Blitzing Vauxhall -- A Dogsbody's War Diary

Blitzing Vauxhall -- A Dogsbody's War Diary

By: Hardisty, Owen

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dunstable, The Book Castle: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 31002

ISBN: 1903747627

Condition: Very Good+


Illustrated b/w card wrappers; spine uncreased; binding tight. B/w illustrations. The "Vauxhall" of the title refers to Vauxhall Motors huge plant at Luton, in Beds., some mile north of London: this is a fascinating account of the author's experiences first as a wartime Vauxhall employee, and subsequently as a serving soldier. ; 8vo (6" x 8"); 168 pages View more info

Image for Letters on the Spirit of Patriotism : On the Idea of a Patriot King, and on the State of Parties, at the Accession of King George the First

Letters on the Spirit of Patriotism : On the Idea of a Patriot King, and on the State of Parties, at the Accession of King George the First

By: Henry St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Printed for T. Davies: 1775

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 36661

Condition: Good


Contemporary calf with raised bands to spine, lacks spine label, boards detached, wear to boards, internally clean, frontis portrait engraving, text complete. ; 5" x 8"; 243 pages View more info

Image for Lives Of The Lord Chancellors, 1885-1940

Lives Of The Lord Chancellors, 1885-1940

By: Heuston, R.F.V.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1964

Seller ID: 29991

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated pale blue d/jkt, clipped; very intact, but a trifle worn and marked. Dk green buckram boards; minor blemish on front lower edge, otherwise clean; binding tight; gilt titling bright. B/w illustrations. Laid-in are obits of Lords Halsbury and Lindley (featured in this book) from the Times, dd 12.12.1921.; 8vo (7" x 10"); 632 pages View more info

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Doing History

By: Hexter, J. H.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Allen & Unwin: 1972

Seller ID: 36328

ISBN: 0049070053

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Pale brown boards n(no d/jkt), clean and bright; binding tight. Owner's name on front pastedown. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 182 pages View more info

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George Canning

By: Hinde, Wendy

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Wiley–Blackwell: 1989

Seller ID: 32758

ISBN: 0631167137

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, slightly marked, rear wrapper creased at top corner. Text unmarked, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 9 X 6 X 1.25 inches; 536 pages View more info

Image for Mabel on Borrowed Time - a Memoir: Edited from Her Journal and Conversations 1977-1989

Mabel on Borrowed Time - a Memoir: Edited from Her Journal and Conversations 1977-1989

By: Hodges Gentian and Hodges Michael (Eds)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Gentian And Michael Hodges: 1990

Seller ID: 6280


4to, 132pp. Vg++. Illustrated brown paper wrappers; very faintly scuffed, and corners very mildly creased. B/w illustrations. Limited (unnumbered) edition of app 100. Laid-in handwritten letter by Michael Hodges. View more info

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The Handy Book of Parish Law

By: Holdsworth, W.A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Routledge, Warne, and Routledge: 1864

Seller ID: 25248

Condition: Good+


Patterned, brown cloth boards; somewhat worn and marked; gilt titling still quite bright, though titling on spine rather rubbed. Binding tight. Bookseller's tick on front pastedown. Fascinating guide to a slice of mid-Victorian law. ; 8vo (4 1/2" x 7"); 211 + pblr's cat. pages View more info

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Athelstan The Making of England

By: Holland, Tom

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 2016

Seller ID: 32444

ISBN: 0241187818

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Illustrated half size dust jacket (as published), unmarked. White boards with gold gilt lettering, b/w and colour plates, text unmarked, binding tight. ; Penguin Monarchs; 7.01 X 4.72 X 0.71 inches; 128 pages View more info

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The Oxford Union

By: Hollis, Christopher

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Evans Bros: 1965

Seller ID: 29841

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's dark blue cloth in dust jacket, slight wear to dj extremities, top edge slightly spotted, internally clean, no ownership names, b&w illustrations, the story of the world famous debating society from its founding in 1825 to the present day. ; 8.60 X 5.70 X 0.90 inches; 281 pages View more info

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Sixty years of an agitator's life / by George Jacob Holyoake [complete in 2 volumes]

By: Holyoake, George Jacob (1817-1906)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London : T. F. Unwin: 1900

Seller ID: 27579

Condition: Very Good


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges.; 2 volumes, fourth impression, 307; 320 pp., publisher's cloth with gilt-lettered title labels to spine, spines slightly darkened, eps darkened, neat ink name stamp to ffeps & half-titles, frontis portrait, internally clean, bindings firm. ; 307 pages View more info

Image for The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, with Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons. by John Howard, F. R. S

The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, with Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons. by John Howard, F. R. S

By: Howard, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gale ECCO, Print Editions: 2018

Seller ID: 38378

ISBN: 1385236000

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt in archival film, a little age-toned. Boards grey, spine lean, binding tight. Text clean, no ownership markings. ; 9.2 X 6.1 X 1.1 inches; 524 pages View more info

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Migration and Mythmaking in Anglo-Saxon England

By: Howe, N

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 32244

ISBN: 0300045123

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Buff boards, gilt lettering, dust jacket a bit faded along spine and top edge, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. ; 9.37 X 6.38 X 1.02 inches; 16 pages View more info

Image for Epistolae Ho-Elianae - The Familiar Letters of James Howell, Historiographer Royal to Charles II

Epistolae Ho-Elianae - The Familiar Letters of James Howell, Historiographer Royal to Charles II

By: Howell, James (ed. Joseph Jacobs)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, David Nutt: 1890

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 23718

Condition: Very Good


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Dk blue buckram spine; minuscule wear to tail; gilt titling very legible, though slightly dulled; binding tight. Speckled blue+white buckram boards; occasional very faint browning. Bibliographic info (poss from the publisher's catalogue) pasted to front pastedown; owner's name on f.e.p; some pencilled notes on rear endpapers. Pastedowns + endpapers a little spotted, but main text clear, and rough-cut pp pleasingly supple. Fascinating contemporary correspondence from Good King Charles's days -- Howell had been Clerk to the P... View more info

Image for Epistola Ho-Elianæ. Familiar Letters Domestic and Forren. Divided into sundry sections, partly historical, political, philosophical. The Third Edition, with a Fourth Volume of New Letters, Never Published before.

Epistola Ho-Elianæ. Familiar Letters Domestic and Forren. Divided into sundry sections, partly historical, political, philosophical. The Third Edition, with a Fourth Volume of New Letters, Never Published before.

By: Howell, James, Clerk of the Councel to his late Majestie

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Moseley: 1655

Edition: Third

Seller ID: 35303

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Boards absent; backstrip missing -- stitched binding exposed, but intact. Title page present, but worn at edges, so some text missing. The final page is the publisher's catalogue of Howell's work. Various owner's names inked on title page, and annotations on verso. pp remain surprisingly supple. The letters range from the 1620s to 1650s, thus offering a fascinatinmg contemporary insight, both domestic and political, of life under Charles I, before and during the Civil War, and on up to the high watermark of the Commonwealth. ; 8vo (4" x 6"); 309 + 115 + 126 pages View more info