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Image for Martial Biography, or Memoirs of the most eminent British military characters.

Martial Biography, or Memoirs of the most eminent British military characters.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Hurst et al: 1804

Seller ID: 34571


12mo. 378pp, 12 plates - lacks title (and half-title?), Contemporary half leather and marbled boards, spine label and raised bands; the extremities slightly rubbed. Offsetting on endpapers, the text paper a little browned, but in good clean condition. Contemporary owner's inscription in ink on verso of the first plate ((trimmed a little at the fore-margin by the binder), other pencilled names. A very good copy, but lacking its preliminary matter. View more info

Image for Spectacvle, Pageantry and Early Tudor Policy.

Spectacvle, Pageantry and Early Tudor Policy.

By: ANGLO, Sydney.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 35055


(Oxford-Warburg Studies.) 376pp. Cloth with dustwrapper (extremities a trifle rubbed). .A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Almost Like a Dream : a parish at war 1914-19. Letters from the Front published in the parish magazine of St Michael's, Derby.

Almost Like a Dream : a parish at war 1914-19. Letters from the Front published in the parish magazine of St Michael's, Derby.

By: AUSTIN, Michael (ed).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Merton Priory Press: 1999

Seller ID: 33894


8vo. 150pp, b&ew illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***Inscribed by the editor. ISBN 1898937338 View more info

Britain and Her Army 1509-1970 : a military, political and social survey.

By: BARNETT, Correlli.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane/The Penguin Press: 1970

Seller ID: 27146


xx, 530pp, black & white photographs and illustrations, maps. Two-colour cloth (narrow faded area at base of spine, a little very light marking) with dustwrapper (price clipped). Very good. View more info

Image for Notices of the Historic Persons buried in the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula in the Tower of London. With an account of the discovery of the supposed remains of Queen Anne Boleyn.

Notices of the Historic Persons buried in the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula in the Tower of London. With an account of the discovery of the supposed remains of Queen Anne Boleyn.

By: BELL, Doyne C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1877

Seller ID: 35122


With illustrations. xvi, 340pp, 20pp (of 32pp) publisher's adverts; frontis, 2 plans of the Tower, folding plate, 20 other illustrations. Rebound neatly in plain black buckram, title in gilt on the spine, new endpapers. The title and one other leaf have the blind stamp of Western University, Ontario but, apart from a small number written on the verso of the title, no other markings. A later owner's name on the front endpaper. The pages are so clean and crisp it is eviden... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News Social History of the First World War.

The Illustrated London News Social History of the First World War.

By: BISHOP, James.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1982

Seller ID: 35126


Small 4to. 144pp, well illustrated, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0207148260 View more info

Image for The Decisions of the Right Hon. Arthur Wellesley Peel, Speaker of the House of Commons. (Given in the Chair of the House during the Sessions Jan 27 to Sep 16, 1887; Feb 9 to Dec 24 1888; Feb 21 to Aug 30, 1889), on Points of Order, Rules of Debate...

The Decisions of the Right Hon. Arthur Wellesley Peel, Speaker of the House of Commons. (Given in the Chair of the House during the Sessions Jan 27 to Sep 16, 1887; Feb 9 to Dec 24 1888; Feb 21 to Aug 30, 1889), on Points of Order, Rules of Debate...

By: BLACKMORE, Edwin Gordon.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Adelaide, C.E. Bristow, Government Printer, North-Terrace: 1890

Seller ID: 20909


Small 8vo. xvi, 132pp. Original cloth with gilt title on top board (corners very lightly bumped, some small marks, a trifle rubbed). Offsetting on first and last pages, a few small spots on edges. Owner's name - 'M.J. Clarke, Launceston' - on ffep. Interior clean and fresh. Very good. ***[title continues] '...and the General Practice of The House, Being a Continuation of "Peel's Decisions, 1884-1886". View more info

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The Making of the New Poor Law 1832-39.

By: BRUNDAGE, Anthony.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1978

Seller ID: 35498


8vo. 204pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Top edges a trifle spotted, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0091331706 View more info

The British Anti-Slavery Movement.

By: COUPLAND, Sir Reginald.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Frank Cass & Co: 1964

Seller ID: 27454


Second edition. New Introduction by J. D. Fage. xxi, 256pp, frontispiece portrait, 7 illustrations. Index. Cloth with dustwrapper. Pp113-76 yellowed, otherwise very good. View more info

Edward VIII.

By: DONALDSON, Frances.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1974

Seller ID: 28514


xii, 448pp, black & white photographs. Original cloth (a few small marks, some rubbing on extremities, front top corner bumped) with dustwrapper (small chips from extremities). Owner's name on top corner of front paste-down endpaper. Edges lightly discoloured. Very good to good+. ISBN 0297767879 View more info

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Mary, Queen of Scots.

By: DONALDSON, Gordon.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, English Universities Press: 1974

Seller ID: 35043


200pp, 14 b&w plates. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

A History of the Society of Antiquaries.

By: EVANS, John.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, for the Society of Antiquaries: 1956

Seller ID: 21913


487pp, 44 plates. Red buckram, spine slightly faded, extremities a trifle rubbed. Very good. View more info

Image for Lords of Battle : image and reality of the Comitatus in Dark-Age Britain.

Lords of Battle : image and reality of the Comitatus in Dark-Age Britain.

By: EVANS, Stephen S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Boydell Press: 2000

Seller ID: 32617


viii, 170pp, map. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's small bookplate on front endpaper. ISBN 0851156622 ***Comitatus - a warband. A study of the ideals and practices of Britain's Celtic and Anglo-Saxon warrior elites. View more info

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The Illustrated Journeys of Celia Fiennes c1682-c1712.

By: FIENNES, Celia : edited by Christopher Morris.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald / Webb & Bower: 1984

Seller ID: 35057


4to. 248pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Diagonal crease to top corner of rear cover; otherwise a very good clean copy. . ISBN 0356105431 View more info

Image for Blood Red Roses : the archaeology of a mass grave from the Battle of Towton AD 1461.

Blood Red Roses : the archaeology of a mass grave from the Battle of Towton AD 1461.

By: FIORATO, Veronica et al (eds).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxbow Books: 2000

Seller ID: 33911


4to. 278pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards, corners a trifle bumped. A good to very good clean copy. ISBN 1842170252 *** The grave from a War of the Roses battlefield in North Yorkshire was (re)discovered in 1996. View more info