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Victorian Governess

By: Hughes, Kathryn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hambledon: 1993

Seller ID: 32869

ISBN: 1852850027

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Blue boards with gilt lettering, head and tail of spine lightly bumped, spine and top edges of dust jacket a bit sun paled, no ownership name, a few marginal marks and underlinings in pencil, binding tight. ; 9.29 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 278 pages View more info

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The Decline of Merry England

By: Jameson, Storm

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1930

Edition: First

Seller ID: 28559

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Plain buff d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but a little frail - a little marked, and worn at edges with small losses. Dk red boards; a little faded; binding tight; owner's name on front endpaper. Jameson's meditation on Puritanism, the English Civil War, and its consequences. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 295 pages View more info

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The Lieutenancy in Cumberland & Westmorland, 1660-1760

By: Jarvis, Rupert C., F.S.A., F.R.Hist.S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society: 1964

Seller ID: 32864

Condition: Very Good-


Blue stapled leaflet, edges slightly browned, small "2/6" in pen on front cover, small crease to lower corner of back cover and a crease running parallel to spine, some marginal marks and underlingins in pencil. Reprinted from Transactions of The Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society Volume LXIV - New Series.; Reprint from the Transactions of The Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Slang and the Jitty - A Midland Childhood in the 1940s

By: Jenkins, Pat

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Linton, Cambs, E & E Plumridge: 2002

Seller ID: 33124

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card wrappers; spine lightly sunned and creased; binding intact. B/w illustrations. Laid-in is a letter from the author to the late novelist Margaret Forster, thanking Miss Forster for a book ("Diary of an Ordinary Woman").; 8vo (6" x 9"); 128 pages View more info

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The Long and Winding Road

By: Johnson, Alan

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Bantam Press: 2016

Edition: First

Seller ID: 30113

ISBN: 0593076036

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Illustrated d/jkt, clipped. Grey boards, clean and bright. Memoirs of the Labour politician and sometime Cabinet minister. Colour + b/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 346 pages View more info

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The Snob Spotters Guide

By: Jullian, Philippe

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1958

Seller ID: 37875

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


D/jkt covered in archival film, age-toned, some nicks and tears on edges. Blue boards, corners sharp, age-toned on edges. B&w illustrations, no ownership markings, binding tight.; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 204 pages View more info

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Keynes on the Wireless

By: Keynes, John Maynard & Donald Moggridge

Price: £15.00

Publisher: AIAA: 2010

Seller ID: 36840

ISBN: 0230239161

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Laminated boards, corners sharp. Internally clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 9.1 X 6.1 X 0.9 inches; 236 pages View more info

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The Lion and the Ostrich: The Eighth Annual Lecture under the 'Thank-Offering to Britain Fund'

By: Koestler, Arthur

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press for the British Academy: 1973

Seller ID: 36325

ISBN: 0197256996

Condition: Good+


Stapled booklet -- stapling clean and intact. Light green thick paper wrappers; lightly marked. Ownership marks inside front wrapper and on title page. ; 8vo (6" x 10"); 13 pages View more info

Image for Sir John Simon, 1816-1904, and English Social Administration

Sir John Simon, 1816-1904, and English Social Administration

By: Lambert, Royston

Price: £9.50

Publisher: MacGibbon & Kee: 1963

Seller ID: 37546

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


D/jkt sunned on spine, worn and creased on edges. Brown cloth boards, corners sharp, gilt bright. Text clean, no ownership marks, binding tight. ; 9.0 X 6.0 X 1.5 inches; 669 pages View more info

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The History of Signboards from the Earliest Times

By: Larwood, Jacob; Hotten, John Camden

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1898

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 38015

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Brown boards, gold gilt bright, covered in archival film, spine sunned. Spotting to foreedges and title page, internally clean, no ownership marking, front joint coming loose. ; 14 x 20 x 5.5 cm; 536 pages View more info

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Sparks of Reform: The Career of Francis Jeune, 1806-1868.

By: Leach, J.H.C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, J.H.C. Leach: 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: 29997

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card wrappers; spine uncreased. B/w frontis. Owner's name on half-title page. Jeune was Master of Pembroke College, Oxford in the 1840s and 50s, and was a prime mover in modernising the University. ; 8vo (6" x 8"); 116 pages View more info

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Leeds Postcards

By: Leeds Postcards

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Leeds, Leeds Postcards:

Seller ID: 35767

Condition: Very Good+


A white card box (5" x 7" x 3/4") of approx 40 Leeds Postcards (the Leeds label on the box says "more than 50 of our most recent postcards", so presumably some have gone AWOL over time. Leeds Postcards are "oppositional, activist, feminist, challenging, a voice for the oppressed, impressed, or simply pressed: Activism by design since 1979". These cards seem to be from the 1980s, featuring Margaret Thatcher, the poll tax, Nicaragua, Palestine, a young-ish Maya Angelou, and more. All cards in pristine condition; the box is intact, though slightly worn. ; 5" x 7&... View more info

Image for Life and struggles of William Lovett ... With a preface by R. H. Tawney. With a portrait

Life and struggles of William Lovett ... With a preface by R. H. Tawney. With a portrait

By: Lovett, William & Richard Henry Tawney

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macgibbon & Kee: 1967

Seller ID: 31145

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Hardback in pictorial dust wrapper, dj slightly edgeworn, ink name to front endpaper, internally clean, binding firm. ; 6" x 9"; 334 pages View more info

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The Protestant Dissenting Deputies.

By: Manning, Bernard Lord.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1952

Seller ID: 29900

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper, edited by Ormerod Greenwood, dj slightly edgeworn, cloth slightly faded, bookplate & ink name to front endpapers, internally clean, binding firm, loosely laid in are several relevant off-prints of articles, a VG copy. ; 6" x 9"; 498 pages View more info

Image for Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery

Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery

By: Matar, Nabil

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 36411

ISBN: 0231110146

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


D/jkt unmarked. Blue boards with burgundy clothbound spine, unmarked. Internally clean, no ownership markings, binding tight, owner's signature appears inside front board in ink. ; 9.1 X 6.1 X 0.9 inches; 270 pages View more info

Image for Tokens of Those Trying Times: Social History of Britain's 19th Century Silver Tokens

Tokens of Those Trying Times: Social History of Britain's 19th Century Silver Tokens

By: Mays, James O'Donald

Price: £850.00

Publisher: Ringwood, New Forest Leaves: 1991

Seller ID: 35424

ISBN: 0907956041

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Illustrated red d/jkt, unclipped; tiny blemish on front panel. Dk blue boards, bright; gilt decoration and titling bright. B/w illustrations. ; 4to (8" x 10"); 248 pages View more info

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Aspects of History and Class Consciousness

By: Meszaros, Istvan

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1971

Seller ID: 36386

ISBN: 0710070225

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt creased around edges, tear on rear. Navy boards, corners sharp. Internally clean, foreedges age-toned, no ownership markings, binding tight. The blind stamp of the Australian artist Leonard Hessing appears on the front endpaper.; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 219 pages View more info

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Dr. Routh

By: Middleton, R. D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1938

Seller ID: 30084

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, early ink name to front endpaper, eps darkened, internally clean, frontis portrait, illustrations, binding firm. ; 6" x 9"; 278 pages View more info

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The History of England in Verse

By: Montefiore. J. Gompertz

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Tyler: ca 1876

Seller ID: 30556

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Plain red boards (no d/jkt); a little marked; corners lightly bumped. Front joint partially exposed - no pp loose, but no title page. Ownership markes on front pastedown + front endpaper. ; 8vo (5" x 7"); 128 pages View more info

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Fascism - 100 Questions Asked and Answered

By: Mosley, Sir Oswald

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, B.U.F. Publications: 1936

Edition: First

Seller ID: 25018

Condition: Good+


Plain buff card wrappers; a little worn and marked; corners a trifle worn; backstrip worn, with losses, but stitched binding itself intact, though a trifle frail. Owner's name in ink on front wrapper. Fascist Shilling Library - Vol I. Among the list of books "In Preparation" on the rear cover is "Reply to Bloomsbury" by one William Joyce, who later found infamy as Lord Haw-Haw ("This is Germany calling, this is Germany calling"), and subsequently hanged for treason in 1946. ; 8vo (5" x 7"); Unpaginated pages View more info