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Image for A Woman's Place  1910-1975

A Woman's Place 1910-1975

By: Adam, Ruth & Yvonne Roberts

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Persephone Books Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 32870

ISBN: 1903155096

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Grey card wrappers, grey dust jacket, no ownership name, a few marginal marks and underlinings in pencil, binding tight. ; 7.50 X 5.50 X 1.20 inches; 352 pages View more info

The Railway Interest

By: Alderman, Geoffrey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Gregg Revivals: 1993

Seller ID: 20468

ISBN: 0751202320

Condition: Very Good+


Pale blue boards (no d/jkt); clean and bright; gilt titling, bright. Absorbing study of the politics behind the building of Victorian England's pioneering railway network. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 9"); 344 pages View more info

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Building Up the Waste Places: The Revival of Monastic Life on Medieval Lines in the Post-Reformation

By: Anson, Peter F.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Leighton Buzzard, The Faith Press: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: 26183

Condition: Very Good


Plain brown boards (no d/jkt); one or two tiny marks, otherwise clean & bright; gilt titling bright. Binding tight. Bookplate on front pastedown. B/w illustrations. ; 1st edition; 4to (7 1/2" x 10"); 275 pages View more info

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As I Went on My Way

By: Ashton, A.J.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Nisbet & Co. Ltd: 1924

Edition: First

Seller ID: 29878

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Dk blue buckram boards (no d/jkt); bright; gilt titling still quite bright. Owner's name sticker on front pastedown. B/w frontis. pp occasionally spotted. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 267 pages View more info

Image for The Early English Trade Unions: Documents from the Home Office Papers in the Public Record Office

The Early English Trade Unions: Documents from the Home Office Papers in the Public Record Office

By: Aspinall, Sir Arthur

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Batchworth Press: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: 28929

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Plain buff d/jkt, unclipped; a trifle marked; offsetting on rear; spine faded. Dk olive-green boards. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 410 pages View more info

Image for Miss Austen's History of England From the Reign of Henry the 4th to the Death of Charles the 1st by a Partial, Prejudiced, & Ignorant Historian. Embellished with Seven Linocuts

Miss Austen's History of England From the Reign of Henry the 4th to the Death of Charles the 1st by a Partial, Prejudiced, & Ignorant Historian. Embellished with Seven Linocuts

By: Austen, Jane; illustrated by Elizabeth Lewis

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Keepsake: 1962

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 29507

Condition: Good+


Stapled booklet; stapling intact. Blk paper wrappers, intact, but rather fragile; remains (front and back) of inner set of decorated wrappers laid in. Linocuts by Elizabeth Lewis, ; 8vo (5" x 8"); 22 pages View more info

Image for Strangers Within the Realm  Cultural Margins of the First British Empire

Strangers Within the Realm Cultural Margins of the First British Empire

By: Bailyn, Bernard & Philip D. Morgan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: 1991

Seller ID: 32738

ISBN: 0807819522

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


D/jkt slightly bent on top of front cover, small tear to top of spine. Blue cloth boards, silver gilt bright. Text unmarked, binding tight. ; Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg Va; 9.55 X 6.51 X 1.75 inches; 468 pages View more info

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The Annals of Hampstead (Three Vols)

By: Barratt, Thomas J.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Lionel Leventhal Ltd / The Camden History Society: 1972

Seller ID: 35024

ISBN: 0853684197

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Light green buckram boards (no d/jkt, as issued), tiny marks on spines, but generally clean and bright; binding tight; gilt titling bright. Reproduced from the original 3-volume set of 1912 by Adam & Charles Black. B/w illustrations. B/w illustrations. Fold-out maps; large fold-out plan in rear pocket of Vol II. One of 350 unnumbered sets. Terrific local history of one of London's most famous (and des... View more info

Image for Madocks and the Wonder of Wales. The life of W.A. Madocks M.P., 1773-1828. Improver, "Chaotic", Architectural and Regional Planner, Reformer, Romantic; with some account of his Agent, John Williams.

Madocks and the Wonder of Wales. The life of W.A. Madocks M.P., 1773-1828. Improver, "Chaotic", Architectural and Regional Planner, Reformer, Romantic; with some account of his Agent, John Williams.

By: Beazley, Elisabeth

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1967

Edition: First

Seller ID: 28934

ISBN: 0571080235

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Dk green boards (no d/jkt); somewhat marked, but not otherwise worn. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 276 pages View more info

Image for The Bettesworth Book : Talks with a Surrey Peasant

The Bettesworth Book : Talks with a Surrey Peasant

By: Bourne, George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth & Co.: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34990

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Original blue cloth in printed dust wrapper, dj torn & edgeworn with loss to spine, cloth clean, internally clean, frontis, a volume in 'The Reader's Library.' ; 8vo; 325 pages View more info

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The English prison hulks

By: Branch-Johnson, William

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Christopher Johnson: 1957

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32060

ISBN: B0000CJUCZ

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Illustrated dk cream d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film; very intact, but a little worn and marked, with tiny losses to head snd tail of spine. Pale blue boards. Top corner of front endpaper cut; piece of brown tape on verso of title page. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 205 pages View more info

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Chartist Studies

By: Briggs, Asa (ed)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1959

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32805

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Illustrated red d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but somewhat worn, with small losses. Dk green boards, bright; gilt titling bright. Seminal essays on a key movement in English working-class history. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 423 pages View more info

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The Sixty-fifth Volume of the Walpole Society 2003

By: Brigstocke, Hugh (ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Walpole Society: 2003

Seller ID: 27793

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth spine over blue boards, gilt lettering to spine, no jacket, as issued, internally clean, no ownership names, colour and b&w illustrations, articles include John Ramsay's Italian Diary and Lord Lindsay's Travels. ; 8.5" x 11"; 273 pages View more info

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The Sixty-Ninth Volume of the Walpole Society 2007

By: Brigstocke, Hugh (ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Walpole Society: 2007

Seller ID: 29357

ISBN: B0038R5TD0

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Blue cloth boards, gilt titling, top edge bit dusty, internally clean, B & W plates. ; 11" x 8.5" x 1.1" View more info

Image for Bernard Lord Manning: A Memoir

Bernard Lord Manning: A Memoir

By: Brittain, F.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons: 1942

Edition: First

Seller ID: 30166

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Illustrated off-white d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but somewhat worn and frail. Dk red boards; gilt titling bright; top foredges lightly spotted. B/w frontis + illustrations. Manning was senior tutor at Jesus College, Cambs., and a church historian. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 95 pages View more info

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The Chatham Administration, 1766-1768

By: Brooke, John & William Pitt

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31278

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, cloth clean, endpapers darkened, internally clean. ; England in the Age of the American Revolution.; 6" x 9"; 400 pages View more info

Image for Imperial War Museum Book of 1914. The Men Who Went to War [signed copy]

Imperial War Museum Book of 1914. The Men Who Went to War [signed copy]

By: Brown, Malcolm

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30007

ISBN: 0283073233

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by author on title page. Illustrated sepia d/jkt, unclipped; clean and bright. Blk boards, clean and bright; binding tight; gilt titrling bright. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6" x 10"); 337 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Works and Correspondence. A new Edition. 8 Vols.

Works and Correspondence. A new Edition. 8 Vols.

By: Burke, Edmund

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, Francis & John Rivington: 1852

Seller ID: 28487

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; All vols: Brown leather boards; a trifle scuffed; raised bands on spine; gilt rules, decoration and titling still quite bright. Very light shelf-wear. Binding tight. pp crisp. Top edges a trifle dusty. All edges marbled; marbling bright. Marbled pastedowns and endpapers. Slight damage to the head of Vol I spine; split in "Vol III" label on spine of Vol III. Bookseller's tick on front pastedown... View more info

Image for Evolution And Society. A Study In Victorian Social History

Evolution And Society. A Study In Victorian Social History

By: Burrow, J.W.

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge At The University Press: 1966

Seller ID: 33863

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Pale blue d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but worn, with small losses. Blue boards, a little faded; binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8"); 295 pages View more info

Image for The Elizabethan Home Discovered in Two Dialogues by Claudius Hollyband and Peter Erondell.

The Elizabethan Home Discovered in Two Dialogues by Claudius Hollyband and Peter Erondell.

By: Byrne, M. St. Clare (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cobden-Sanderson: 1930

Edition: Second, revised

Seller ID: 35080

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Tan boards (no d/jkt); a little marked; spine darkened. Light wear to base of spine, but binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Queenie Leavis, whose signature is on the front endpaper, dd 1930. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 124 pages View more info