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1876 Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey Arthur Penrhyn Stanley Illus
1876 Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey Arthur Penrhyn Stanley Illus

Price: £55.00

A charming volume exploring the history of this iconic London landmark, profusely illustrated throughout. A fascinating insight into the history of Westminster Abbey, written by one of it's...

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1876 James the Second and the Duke of Berwick Charles Townshend Wilson Signed
1876 James the Second and the Duke of Berwick Charles Townshend Wilson Signed

Price: £120.00

A biography of the illegitimate son, James FitzJames, following his life from his childhood to his career in the French army, signed by the author Charles Townshend Wilson. Signed by the author...

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1876 Parish's Portfolio of Antiquities No 1 Colchester Mrs Josiah Parish Illus
1876 Parish's Portfolio of Antiquities No 1 Colchester Mrs Josiah Parish Illus

Price: £80.00

A very scarce collection of twenty plates showcasing the antiquities of the town of Colchester based in the East of England. These loose plates are held in the original portfolio. Undated,...

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1876 TELL-TROTHES New-Years Gift Passionate Morrice Tom Trades Glasse
1876 TELL-TROTHES New-Years Gift Passionate Morrice Tom Trades Glasse

Price: £34.99

A collection of Elizabethan and Jacobean essays and tracts, collected by and published for the New Shakespeare Society in 1876. Includes: Tell-Trothes New-Yeares Gift being Robin Good-feelowes newes out of those countries...

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1877 6vol The Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales John Wilson Coloured Plates
1877 6vol The Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales John Wilson Coloured Plates

Price: £440.00

A complete set of John Wilson's descriptive topographical dictionary of England and Wales, accompanied by illustrations. Complete in six volumes. These volumes include; Volume I, containing...

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1877 Catalogue of the Loan Collection of Antiquities Curiosities and Appliances George Bullen Leathe
1877 Catalogue of the Loan Collection of Antiquities Curiosities and Appliances George Bullen Leathe

Price: £75.00

A leather bound copy of 'Catalogue of The Loan Collection of Antiquities, Curiosities, and Appliances' edited by George BullenA catalogue of the Caxton Celebration in 1877. Edited by librarian George Bullen. The book catalogues...

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1878 2vol History of The English People Early England To Reformation J R Green
1878 2vol History of The English People Early England To Reformation J R Green

Price: £35.00

Two volumes from John Richard Green's magnum opus, his 'History of the English People'. Adorned with coloured maps to the first volume, these volumes look at England from 449 to 1603. In the...

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1878 3vols Mayhall's Annals of Yorkshire John Mayhall History Frontis Illus.
1878 3vols Mayhall's Annals of Yorkshire John Mayhall History Frontis Illus.

Price: £125.00

An attractive three volume set exploring the expansive history of the county of Yorkshire. Complete in three volume. Uncommon to find a complete set. A three volume set documenting the history...

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1878 History Antiquities Deanery of Craven York Whitaker Illustrated Folding
1878 History Antiquities Deanery of Craven York Whitaker Illustrated Folding

Price: £860.00

A lovely third edition copy of 'The History and Antiquities of the Deanery of Craven in the County of York' by the noted English clergyman and topographer, Thomas Dunham Whitaker. This copy...

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1878 The War-Ships of Europe Chief Engineer King Illustrated Naval History
1878 The War-Ships of Europe Chief Engineer King Illustrated Naval History

Price: £210.00

Profusely illustrated, this is a lovely example of this work of European naval history, with two folding plates. A history of the war-ships of Europe. Illustrated with 23 plates, 2 of those...

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1879-1880 3vol Royal Windsor William Hepworth Dixon Illustrated Folding Plate
1879-1880 3vol Royal Windsor William Hepworth Dixon Illustrated Folding Plate

Price: £55.00

A fascinating study of Windsor Castle and its illustrious history by the notable English historian and traveller William Hepworth Dixon. In writing this text, Dixon was permitted by Queen Victoria...

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1879-1880 4vol Royal Windsor Dixon Illustrated Folding Plate First Edition
1879-1880 4vol Royal Windsor Dixon Illustrated Folding Plate First Edition

Price: £90.00

A fascinating study of Windsor Castle and its illustrious history by the notable English historian and traveller William Hepworth Dixon. In writing this text, Dixon was permitted by Queen Victoria...

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1880 3vol A History of the Reign of Queen Anne Burton First Edition
1880 3vol A History of the Reign of Queen Anne Burton First Edition

Price: £175.00

A fascinating history of the life and reign of Queen Anne by the notable Scottish advocate, historian and economist John Hill Burton. Complete in three volumes, in the publisher's original...

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1881-89 7vols Old Yorkshire William Smith Rev Robert Collyer New Series
1881-89 7vols Old Yorkshire William Smith Rev Robert Collyer New Series

Price: £125.00

Seven volumes of this periodical on Yorkshire, edited by William Smith. Beautifully illustrated. Being volumes I-V of the original series and volumes I and II of the 'New Series'. This work...

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1882 8vols The History of England Thomas Babington Macaulay Riviere Binding
1882 8vols The History of England Thomas Babington Macaulay Riviere Binding

Price: £1,200.00

A beautifully bound set of Lord Macaulay's famous history of England in a Riviere and Co binding. Binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. In full tree calf bindings. Thomas Babington...

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1883 Collectanea Genealogica by Earl of Crawfurd Signed by his Son Very Scarce
1883 Collectanea Genealogica by Earl of Crawfurd Signed by his Son Very Scarce

Price: £195.00

A genealogical collection concerning the upper echelons of British society. With interesting notes and amendments in ink by 'Crawfurd', stated to be the son of Lord Crawfurd, who gained possession of the manuscript before the death...

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1883 Record of the University Boat Race Commemoration Dinner Treherne Illus
1883 Record of the University Boat Race Commemoration Dinner Treherne Illus

Price: £125.00

The record of the 1829 to 1880 University Boat Races, illustrated with a frontispiece and four plates, written by G. T. Treherne and J. H. D. Goldie. This work is a record of the Cambridge vs...

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1884 3vol Memoirs of the Reign of George II John Croker Limited Ed Large Paper
1884 3vol Memoirs of the Reign of George II John Croker Limited Ed Large Paper

Price: £275.00

Lord Hervey's frank memoir of George II.Hervey was a courtier and political writer. It was said he had affairs with many notable figures including Anne Vane, Lady Montagu, Princess Caroline, Francesco Algarotti and possibly Prince...

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1884 J. R. Seeley The Expansion of England: Two Courses of Lectures Tauchnitz Ed
1884 J. R. Seeley The Expansion of England: Two Courses of Lectures Tauchnitz Ed

Price: £19.00

A Tauchnitz edition of The Expansion of England: Two Courses of Lectures.John Robert Seeley (1834 1895) was an English essayist and historian. The Expansion of England is a book by an English historian about the growth of the British...

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1884 REPORT Appendix London LIVERY COMPANIES Commission
1884 REPORT Appendix London LIVERY COMPANIES Commission

Price: £198.00

A scarce report of the Royal Commission into the state of the City of London Livery Companies. Containing 'The Reports and Memoranda of the Commissioners' and 'The Oral Inquiry'. 'The Oral Enquiry' includes interviews with liverymen,...

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1884 Sketches of The Clans of Scotland Colour Illustrations First Ed
1884 Sketches of The Clans of Scotland Colour Illustrations First Ed

Price: £90.00

A beautifully illustrated guide to the various tartans of Scotland. The first edition of the work. Collated complete with twenty two full page coloured plates of tartan patterns. In this...

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1885 4vols History of The English People John Richard Green Illustrated Maps
1885 4vols History of The English People John Richard Green Illustrated Maps

Price: £140.00

The complete four volumes of this historical work.Comprising of the following work:Volume I: Early England 449-1071, Foreign Kings 1071-1214, The Charter 1204-1291, The Parliament 1307-1461.Volume II: The Monarchy 1461-1540, The Reformation...

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1885 Debrett's Baronetage Knightage Companionage Mair Illustrated Advertisements
1885 Debrett's Baronetage Knightage Companionage Mair Illustrated Advertisements

Price: £75.00

A fascinating reference guide to the United Kingdom’s titled families, published in 1885, the '77th Year of Publication' of the work. A 'Library Edition'. Complete with copious contemporary...

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1885 Historical Richmond Edwin Beresford Chancellor Illustrated First Edition
1885 Historical Richmond Edwin Beresford Chancellor Illustrated First Edition

Price: £35.00

A first edition copy of Edwin Beresford Chancellor's first work 'Historical Richmond', published when the author was only seventeen years old. This copy is not a Subscriber's Edition Copy;...

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1886 2vol The Gentleman's Magazine Archaeology George Laurence Gomme
1886 2vol The Gentleman's Magazine Archaeology George Laurence Gomme

Price: £34.99

A collection of archaeological essays from The Gentlema's Magazine. Including chapters on Stone and Flint Implementation, Celtic Remains in Kent, British Villages and more. Bookplate of L. E. J. Brooke to front pastedown. Complete...

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1886 Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey Arthur Penrhyn Stanley Illustrated
1886 Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey Arthur Penrhyn Stanley Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A fascinating history of the iconic London landmark Westminster Abbey, by the notable English churchman and academic Arthur Penrhyn Stanley. Arthur Penrhyn Stanley was the leading liberal theologian...

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1886-87 2vol The English Historical Review Rev Mandell Creighton History Leather
1886-87 2vol The English Historical Review Rev Mandell Creighton History Leather

Price: £190.00

Two volumes of 'The English Historical Review' edited by Rev Mandell Creighton, with work by author such as H G Keene, Oscar Browning, and S R Gardiner. The English Historical Review is the...

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1887 Myths Scenes Worthies of Somerset Boger First Edition Uncommon
1887 Myths Scenes Worthies of Somerset Boger First Edition Uncommon

Price: £48.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating collection of historical myths, legends and stories of Somerset. An uncommon work. With chapters on such notable persons as King Arthur, Robert Burnell,...

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1887 The History of Conisborough Castle with Glimpses of Invanhoe-Land Smith
1887 The History of Conisborough Castle with Glimpses of Invanhoe-Land Smith

Price: £65.00

A uncommon limited edition history of Conisborough Castle by Henry Ecroyd Smith, illustrated throughout. Limited edition, with only 150 copies printed. Conisborough Castle is a medieval fortification...

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1888 Memorials of the West Historical Descriptive Illustrated WH Hamilton Rogers
1888 Memorials of the West Historical Descriptive Illustrated WH Hamilton Rogers

Price: £80.00

A selection of essays on the South West of England, its people and places, complemented by illustrations. With discussions on Beer, Malborough, Wadham and many individuals. Accompanied by many...

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1888 Saint Anselm Canterbury Benedictine Monk Theology R. W. Church
1888 Saint Anselm Canterbury Benedictine Monk Theology R. W. Church

Price: £25.00

An interesting biography of the Saint Anselm of Canterbury, written by Richard William Church. Richard William Church's work on the Saint Anselm of Canterbury. Anselm was a benedictine monk...

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1889 7Vols Lord Macaulay The History Of England From The Accession Of James II
1889 7Vols Lord Macaulay The History Of England From The Accession Of James II

Price: £75.00

Seven volumes of Macaulay's famous History of England, uniformly bound.Thomas Babington Macaulay was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history.Macaulay's...

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1890 2vols The Great Historic Families of Scotland James Taylor Scarce
1890 2vols The Great Historic Families of Scotland James Taylor Scarce

Price: £60.00

A two volume set of works by James Taylor being a history of Scottish families throughout history. This scarce work is handsomely bound in a full cloth binding. Complete in two volumes. A scarce...

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1890 Letters of Philip Dormer Fourth Earl of Chesterfield to His Godson Stanhope Carnarvon
1890 Letters of Philip Dormer Fourth Earl of Chesterfield to His Godson Stanhope Carnarvon

Price: £110.00

A limited edition copy of Lord Chesterfield's insight to eighteenth century society and politics; the letters he wrote to his godson. A first thus of this work, In the original half vellum binding. ...

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1890 The Sheffield Assay Office Arnold T. Watson Silver Trade
1890 The Sheffield Assay Office Arnold T. Watson Silver Trade

Price: £55.00

A very scarce volume, ideal for those with an interest in the industry and trade of the city of Sheffield. A paper read before the Sheffield Literary and Philosophical Society, October 1st,...

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1890 The Testimony of Tradition David MacRitchie Illustrated British Folk Lore
1890 The Testimony of Tradition David MacRitchie Illustrated British Folk Lore

Price: £39.99

A study of British traditions from David MacRitchie, including examinations of cairns and burial mounds. Including many plates, and illustrations in the text.

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1891 2vols Cathedrals Abbeys and Churches England and Wales Prof. T G Bonney
1891 2vols Cathedrals Abbeys and Churches England and Wales Prof. T G Bonney

Price: £100.00

A two volume set of works edited by Prof. T. G. Bonney. In this work Bonney explores the history and design of Cathedrals across England and Wales. Complete in two volumes. In the publisher's...

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1891 Vie de Saint Louis de Gonzague Virgile Cepari Michel Illus French
1891 Vie de Saint Louis de Gonzague Virgile Cepari Michel Illus French

Price: £50.00

An illustrated copy of Virgile Cepari's biography on his friend the Saint Louis de Gonzague, illustrated throughout, including a coloured frontispiece and folding maps. In French. In French....

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1891-1895 2vol The Denham Tracts Dr James Hardy Folklore Society
1891-1895 2vol The Denham Tracts Dr James Hardy Folklore Society

Price: £195.00

A charming first edition two volume work regarding the history of folklore, taken from the highly influential Denham Tracts by Michael Aislabie Denham. Scarce. First thus. Complete in two...

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1892-94 4v Short HISTORY of ENGLISH People GREEN Illus
1892-94 4v Short HISTORY of ENGLISH People GREEN Illus

Price: £659.99

An illustrated edition of Green's influential Short History in smart uniform bindings, looking great on the shelf. Complete in Four Volumes. With a selection of plates and maps. John Richard Green, 1837-1883, was an English historian....

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1893 Francis Aidan Gasquet Henvry VIII And The English Monasteries Vol. II 1stEd
1893 Francis Aidan Gasquet Henvry VIII And The English Monasteries Vol. II 1stEd

Price: £24.00

A first edition second volume of the Benedictine monk's history of his medieval brethren's suppression, with fold-out maps. Gasquet had a successful ecclesiastical career. He overcame ill health to become President...

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1893 The Century Progress Commerce Yorkshire Illus History
1893 The Century Progress Commerce Yorkshire Illus History

Price: £70.00

A illustrated volume explores the history of industry and commerce in the county of Yorkshire, in the North of England. A lovely example of this historic work of local interest, exploring the...

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1893 The Fireside Pictorial Annual Rev. Charles Bullock Illustrated Scarce
1893 The Fireside Pictorial Annual Rev. Charles Bullock Illustrated Scarce

Price: £22.00

A scarce annual edited and compiled by Rev. Charles Bullock. This charming volume from the late nineteenth century offers a vast range of articles and essays. In the publisher's original cloth...

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1893 The History of Brighouse Rastrick and Hipperholme 1st Ed Signed J H Turner
1893 The History of Brighouse Rastrick and Hipperholme 1st Ed Signed J H Turner

Price: £225.00

The very scarce large paper edition of this historical work on the West Yorkshire area of Brighouse, Rastrick and Hipperholme. Signed by the author to the title page. With the author's signature...

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1893-1931 3vols Admissions to the College of St John the Evangelist Cambridge
1893-1931 3vols Admissions to the College of St John the Evangelist Cambridge

Price: £120.00

An informative three volume set of works documenting the students of St John's College, Cambridge across two centuries. A three volume set of works. Volume 1 has both parts I and II. A history...

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1894 2Vol History of Civilization in England Henry T. Buckle H.Sotheran Binding
1894 2Vol History of Civilization in England Henry T. Buckle H.Sotheran Binding

Price: £29.99

An uncommon set of Henry Thomas Buckle's History of Civilization in England. Nicely bound in full tree calf bindings, by H.Sotheran and Co.Volume one and two of the original three.

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1894 2vol Town Life in the Fifteenth Century Mrs J. R. Green 1st
1894 2vol Town Life in the Fifteenth Century Mrs J. R. Green 1st

Price: £80.00

Alice Stopford Green's interesting history on English town life in the fifteenth century. The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. 'Town Life in the Fifteenth Century' looks...

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1894 4vol Memoirs of the Reign of King George III Walpole Limited Edition
1894 4vol Memoirs of the Reign of King George III Walpole Limited Edition

Price: £125.00

An uncommon limited edition copy of Horace Walpole's 'Memoirs of the Reign of King George III', edited by G. F. Russell Barker and illustrated throughout. Horatio (or Horace) Walpole, was an...

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1894 Fifty Years at St. Jude's Bradford 1843-1893 Illustrated Scarce
1894 Fifty Years at St. Jude's Bradford 1843-1893 Illustrated Scarce

Price: £48.00

A charming work of local interest exploring the fifty year history of the parish of St. Jude's in Bradford Yorkshire. Very scarce. With previous owners ink inscription to the front pastedown....

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1894 Queen Elizabeth Mandell Creighton Rebound Illustrated
1894 Queen Elizabeth Mandell Creighton Rebound Illustrated

Price: £150.00

An interesting illustrated biography of Queen Elizabeth I, written by the noted historian Mandell Creighton with some very good large format plates. Queen Elizabeth I is one of the most famous...

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1895 English Seamen Howard Clifford Hawkings Drake Cavendish R Southey First Ed
1895 English Seamen Howard Clifford Hawkings Drake Cavendish R Southey First Ed

Price: £40.00

A interesting first edition copy of Robert Southey's 'English Seamen', with biographies of several naval figures. This work explores the navel careers of the following naval leaders: Lord Howard...

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1895 History of The Welsh Church Dissolution of Monasteries Rev E J Newell First
1895 History of The Welsh Church Dissolution of Monasteries Rev E J Newell First

Price: £40.00

A interesting work of Welsh history exploring the progression of the Welsh church. First edition. Written by Rev. E. J. Newell, the author of other notable religious works 'A Popular History...

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1895-1911 9vol Navy Records Society
1895-1911 9vol Navy Records Society

Price: £335.00

A mixed volume set of publications by the Navy Records Society, from 1895 to 1911. The Navy Records society publish rare and original documents on naval history. It was established in 1893...

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1895-1926 REPORTS AGRICULTURE Credit Germany Ireland
1895-1926 REPORTS AGRICULTURE Credit Germany Ireland

Price: £143.99

An interesting collection of reports and records concerning agriculture and agricultural credit. Comprising: 'The Recent Development of German Agriculture' by T.H. Middleton for the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries (1916); 'Second...

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1896 James Anthony Froude English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century Fine
1896 James Anthony Froude English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century Fine

Price: £95.00

A new edition of renowned historian James Anthony Froude's English Seaman in the Sixteenth Century.Includes chapter on 'John Hawkins and the African Slave Trade', 'Drake's Voyage Around the World', and 'The Great Expedition to the...

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1896 La Tunisie Gaston Vuillier Illustrated French Leather
1896 La Tunisie Gaston Vuillier Illustrated French Leather

Price: £110.00

A beautifully illustrated, limited edition copy of 'La Tunisie Illustree Par L'Auteur'. A interesting travel work on the northern African country, Tunisia. During this particular era, Tunisia...

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1897 History of the Blackburn Grammar School Garstang First Edition Scarce Illustrated
1897 History of the Blackburn Grammar School Garstang First Edition Scarce Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating history of Blackburn Grammar School by John Garstang, who attended the school in his youth. John Garstang was a notable British archaeologist...

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1897 London Statistics 1895-96 Vol VI County Council Population Health Labour
1897 London Statistics 1895-96 Vol VI County Council Population Health Labour

Price: £99.99

A fascinating collection of statistics on the County of London, with numerous tables and large, colourful fold-out maps. Including statistics on population, health, labour, lunacy, taxation, water and transport. Maps include the...

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1897-1911 Newspaper JUBILEE CORONATION Victoria George
1897-1911 Newspaper JUBILEE CORONATION Victoria George

Price: £330.00

A fascinating collection of news publications concerning the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (June 1897) and the Coronation of King George V (June 1911). The following items relate to the Diamond Jubilee: 'The Illustrated...

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1898 Charles I John Skelton Biography History Stuarts Colour Illustrated Scotland England
1898 Charles I John Skelton Biography History Stuarts Colour Illustrated Scotland England

Price: £130.00

A beautifully illustrated work on Charles I by Scottish author, Sir John Skelton. Published to a high quality by renowned fine art publisher, Goupil and co. The first trade edition of this...

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1899 2vol Life of Wellington Maxwell Illustrated First Edition Folding Maps
1899 2vol Life of Wellington Maxwell Illustrated First Edition Folding Maps

Price: £45.00

A fascinating biography of the Duke of Wellington by renowned man of letters, Sir Herbert Maxwell. This text examines both the military and civil life of the notable nineteenth century figure,...

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1899 2Vol The History of England Lord Macaulay James II
1899 2Vol The History of England Lord Macaulay James II

Price: £45.00

A two volume set of 'The History of England' by Lord Macaulay 'The History of England from the Accession of James the Second' by Lord Macaulay, two volumes in a cloth binding. Covering a seventeen...

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1899 2vols History of English Literature H. A. Taine H. Van Laun
1899 2vols History of English Literature H. A. Taine H. Van Laun

Price: £55.00

H. A. Taine's work on the history of English literature, here translated into English by H. Van Laun. Complete in two volumes. An interesting look at the history of English literature throughout...

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1899 Fasti Etonenses History of Eton Celebrated Etonians A C Benson
1899 Fasti Etonenses History of Eton Celebrated Etonians A C Benson

Price: £39.99

A history of Eton College, told through the lives of some of its famous students. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates, some of which are coloured. Including chapters on De Quincey, Charles Simeon, Tennyson and many others....

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1899 Lessons of the War with Spain Alfred Mahan Folding Maps
1899 Lessons of the War with Spain Alfred Mahan Folding Maps

Price: £98.00

A collection of essays looking at naval history, mostly at the effect of the Spanish War, illustrated with two folding maps. This work is an essay discussing the lessons of the war with Spain,...

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1899 Memoranda from a Note Book the Yorkshire Penny Bank HB Sellers Scarce 1st
1899 Memoranda from a Note Book the Yorkshire Penny Bank HB Sellers Scarce 1st

Price: £65.00

A very scarce and interesting work on the history of the 'Yorkshire Penny Bank' now known as the 'Yorkshire Bank'. Being a series of three addresses delivered to staff in 1898. This work, by...

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1899 Oliver Cromwell Samuel Rawson Gardiner Limited Edition Illustrated
1899 Oliver Cromwell Samuel Rawson Gardiner Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A profusely illustrated work exploring the life and legacy of Oliver Cromwell. Limited edition, printed on fine paper. This particular volume is number 225 of 1475. This biographical work...

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1899 Oliver Cromwell Samuel Rawson Gardiner Limited Edition Quarter Calf
1899 Oliver Cromwell Samuel Rawson Gardiner Limited Edition Quarter Calf

Price: £340.00

An important and informative biography on the controversial military and political leader Oliver Cromwell. This handsome volume is in excellent

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1900 5vol Critical Historical Essays Macaulay Temple Classics Very Scarce
1900 5vol Critical Historical Essays Macaulay Temple Classics Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A very scarce 'Temple Classics' series copy of Thomas Babington Macaulay's collection of historical essays and articles, originally published in the Edinburgh Review in 1843. Thomas Babington...

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1900 Historical Sketches Great Horton James Parker Tramways Very Scarce
1900 Historical Sketches Great Horton James Parker Tramways Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A very scarce work exploring the history and opening of the tramways of Lidget Green Tramway, in Great Horton West Yorkshire. A lovely piece of local history, perfect those with an interest in the tramways of England. ...

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1900 Our Fleet To-Day Captain and Its Development S. Eardley-Wilmot Illustrated
1900 Our Fleet To-Day Captain and Its Development S. Eardley-Wilmot Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A greatly revised second edition copy of Captain S. Eardley-Wilmot work of naval history, with numerous illustrations of naval ships throughout. Second edition. In its first edition the work...

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1900-29 2volin1 Clitheroe in the Coaching Days Railway Days Stephen Clarke Illus
1900-29 2volin1 Clitheroe in the Coaching Days Railway Days Stephen Clarke Illus

Price: £120.00

A lovely piece of local history, explore the transport systems of Clitheroe in the county of Lancaster. Uncommon. Two volumes bound in one. The volumes include, 'Clitheroe in the Old Coaching...

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1901 2vol The Amusements of Old London William B Boulton Illustrated First Ed
1901 2vol The Amusements of Old London William B Boulton Illustrated First Ed

Price: £240.00

An interesting historical work on London. The first edition.Complete in two volumes.Illustrated throughout, with twelve hand coloured plates. The plates have been reproduced from contemporary engravings.This work discusses the sports,...

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1901, 1911 2vol Library Catalogue BISHOPSGATE INSTITUTE
1901, 1911 2vol Library Catalogue BISHOPSGATE INSTITUTE

Price: £499.99

Nicely bound library catalogues. Two full leather hardbacks with gilt lettering and decoration. Governor's copy. Scarce (Probably unique copy). First edition. The Bishopsgate Institute opened in 1895 and is a cultural institute. The...

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1902 - 1904 2vol Henry VIII James I and VI Henderson Pollard Coloured Plates Limited Editions
1902 - 1904 2vol Henry VIII James I and VI Henderson Pollard Coloured Plates Limited Editions

Price: £945.00

A set of two limited edition volumes looking at two historic British monarchs, Henry VIII, and James I, illustrated throughout with coloured frontispiece and contemporary portraits of prominent figures. ...

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1902 A Short History of the English People John Richard Green Colour Maps
1902 A Short History of the English People John Richard Green Colour Maps

Price: £140.00

A smartly bound history of the English people, written by John Richard Green, illustrated with coloured maps. 'A Short History of the English People' is a history of the inhabitants of England,...

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1902 Francis Bacon our Shake-Speare Edwin Reed First Edition
1902 Francis Bacon our Shake-Speare Edwin Reed First Edition

Price: £99.99

A fascinating study into the Shakespeare authorship theory, as well as the plays accredited to him and their historical context. First edition. Featuring a frontispiece facsimile, portraying Francis Bacon. From the private...

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1902 History of The Smithfield Club 1798 to 1900 E. J. Powell Illustrated First
1902 History of The Smithfield Club 1798 to 1900 E. J. Powell Illustrated First

Price: £40.00

A fascinating look at the history of the Smithfield Club, with several plates throughout. First edition. With the bookplate of Guildhall Library London to the front and rear pastedowns. ...

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1902 John Heneage Jesse Charles The Second First Edition Quarter Calf And Vellum
1902 John Heneage Jesse Charles The Second First Edition Quarter Calf And Vellum

Price: £130.00

An excellent first edition of John Jesses history of Charles the Second, bound in quarter morocco, from the library of Voltelin Heath. Charles both lost and regained his throne. After being defeated by Oliver Cromwell...

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1902 Social Service Conditions of The Poor George Tanfield Scarce
1902 Social Service Conditions of The Poor George Tanfield Scarce

Price: £140.00

A book on the objectives of the Darlington Central Mission and Workingman's Home. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs. With chapters on subjects including the housing of the poor and the unemployed and how to...

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1902-10 2Vols John Knox Laughton The Naval Miscellany Navy Records Society Illus
1902-10 2Vols John Knox Laughton The Naval Miscellany Navy Records Society Illus

Price: £58.00

Two volumes of diverse writings on naval matters, deriving in the main from the Elizabethan period to the Napoleonic Wars. The works constitute numbers XX and XL in the series of the Navy Records Society. The...

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1902-8 3 vols Froissart's Modern Chronicles History Gou
1902-8 3 vols Froissart's Modern Chronicles History Gou

Price: £95.99

Three cloth covered hardback with decorated boards. "I have endeavoured in this little book to chronicle the political history of the last sixteen years in the spirit and language of Sir John Froissart, as if the events recorded...

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1903 A Catalogue of Letters and Documents Welbeck Library S Arthur Strong 1st Ed
1903 A Catalogue of Letters and Documents Welbeck Library S Arthur Strong 1st Ed

Price: £75.00

A first edition copy of this interesting collection of documents and letters exhibited at the Welbeck library. With numerous portraits and facsimiles throughout. First edition. With the bookplate...

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1903 Henry Tanner's Old English Doorways Illustrated
1903 Henry Tanner's Old English Doorways Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A detailed history on Old English Doorways.A Series of Historical Examples from Tudor Times to the End of the XVIII Century.Illustrated on Seventy Plates reproduced in collotype from photographs specially taken by W. Galsworthy Davie.With...

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1903 Old English Doorways by Henry Tanner Illustrated
1903 Old English Doorways by Henry Tanner Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A detailed history on Old English Doorways.A Series of Historical Examples from Tudor Times to the End of the XVIII Century.Illustrated on Seventy Plates reproduced in collotype from photographs specially taken by W. Galsworthy Davie.With...

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1903 Oxford Edward Thomas John Fulleylove First Edition Colour Illustrated
1903 Oxford Edward Thomas John Fulleylove First Edition Colour Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A first English edition copy of this fascinating work on the history and student life at the University of Oxford by Edward Thomas, with copious illustrations by the renowned English landscape artist and illustrator,...

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1903 Royal Loyal Sufferers Cecil Deedes Russell Press Stuart Series Limited Ed.
1903 Royal Loyal Sufferers Cecil Deedes Russell Press Stuart Series Limited Ed.

Price: £120.00

A beautifully bound work, regarding Wase's 'Electra', the life of King Charles II and 'The Loyall Sacrifice'. A fascinating work, which introduces the reader to some very scarce 17th century...

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1903-05 Alfred Neobard Palmer's A History of the Old Parish of Gresford
1903-05 Alfred Neobard Palmer's A History of the Old Parish of Gresford

Price: £295.00

A historical reference book by Alfred Neobard Palmer.Reprinted from the Archaeologia Cambrensis, July, 1903.Alfred Neobard Palmer (18471915) was a chemist and local historian. He published several books concerning the local history...

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1903-4 2vol London the Time of the Tudors Stuarts Besant Illus Folding Map 1st
1903-4 2vol London the Time of the Tudors Stuarts Besant Illus Folding Map 1st

Price: £170.00

Two illustrated works looking at the history of London during the Tudor and Stuart eras, written by Walter Besant, with two folding maps. The first edition of these works. In two volumes. Part...

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1904 2vols Henry VIII Edward Hall Charles Whibley History Frontispiece
1904 2vols Henry VIII Edward Hall Charles Whibley History Frontispiece

Price: £70.00

A limited edition set discussing the tumultuous reign of one of England's most infamous monarchs, Henry VIII. Complete in two volumes. Limited edition, one of only 500. With an illustrated...

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1904 The City Companies of London and Their Good Works P H Ditchfield Illus
1904 The City Companies of London and Their Good Works P H Ditchfield Illus

Price: £40.00

A first edition and profusely illustrated volume exploring the livery companies of the city of London. Written by the noted historian and Church of England priest, P. H. Ditchfield. First edition....

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1904 The Crown of Wild Olive John Ruskin Leather
1904 The Crown of Wild Olive John Ruskin Leather

Price: £55.00

Four interesting lectures by the influential Victorian critic and social thinker, John Ruskin. In a lovely leather binding. Series of lectures by Ruskin, first published in 1866. Includes...

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1905 A General History of the County of Radnor Rev Jonathan Williams Illustrated
1905 A General History of the County of Radnor Rev Jonathan Williams Illustrated

Price: £245.00

A charming work of local interest, exploring the Randnorshire county of Wales, written by the Rev. Jonathan Williams. Compiled from the manuscript of the late Rev. Jonathan Williams, with other...

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1905 Famous British Admirals Albert Lee Illustrated Publishers Cloth Binding
1905 Famous British Admirals Albert Lee Illustrated Publishers Cloth Binding

Price: £30.00

In the publisher's original cloth binding, this copy explores the history of the famous British admiral, illustrated with several portraits throughout. In the publisher's original cloth binding....

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1905 Report PUBLIC HEALTH Acts Amendment Bill Committee
1905 Report PUBLIC HEALTH Acts Amendment Bill Committee

Price: £49.99

A scarce Edwardian report on the Public Health Acts Amendment Bill, containing numerous interview transcripts. 'Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed'. With a bookbinder's stamp for W. Easy, London, to the front pastedown. In...

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1905 The Municipal Parks London Lieut Col J J Sexby Illustrated
1905 The Municipal Parks London Lieut Col J J Sexby Illustrated

Price: £53.00

A fascinating history work exploring the open and communal spaces in England's capital, illustrated throughout and written by the important designer Lieut-Col J. J. Sexby. Cheap edition. Profusely...

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1905 With Togo H C Seppings Wright Illustrated Military Photographs
1905 With Togo H C Seppings Wright Illustrated Military Photographs

Price: £45.00

A fascinating piece of military history exploring the conflict between Russian and Japan in the early twentieth century. A military account of the Russo-Japanese War, with first hand account...

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1905-21 3vols Minor Poets of the Caroline Period George Saintsbury Dustwrappers
1905-21 3vols Minor Poets of the Caroline Period George Saintsbury Dustwrappers

Price: £175.00

George Saintsbury's collection of poetry from the English Caroline era, including works from the poets Katherine Philips, Patrick Hannay, William Hammond, and more. Volumes I and II are the...

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1906 2vols History of England Accession James II Macaulay Popular Edition
1906 2vols History of England Accession James II Macaulay Popular Edition

Price: £90.00

A complete two volume set of Thomas Babington Macaulay's 'The History of England', rebound in a lovely half crushed morocco binding. Thomas Babington Macaulay was a Whig politician, essayist,...

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1906 9vol The Letters of Horace Walpole Cunningham First Illustrated
1906 9vol The Letters of Horace Walpole Cunningham First Illustrated

Price: £195.00

A lovely complete nine volume set of 'The Letters of Horace Walpole' edited by Peter Cunningham and copiously illustrated throughout. This text was edited by Peter Cunningham, the son of the...

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1906 Report Education PROVISION MEALS Select Committee
1906 Report Education PROVISION MEALS Select Committee

Price: £44.99

A scarce Edwardian report concerning the provision of midday meals for children by the State. 'Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed'. Featuring numerous tables and interview transcripts. With a bookbinder's stamp...

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1907-27 15vol The Cambridge History of English Literature Ward Waller 1st
1907-27 15vol The Cambridge History of English Literature Ward Waller 1st

Price: £240.00

The first edition of Ward and Waller's fifteen volume history of English Literature, looking from old poetry to the Victorian era. The first edition of this work. Complete in fifteen volumes....

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1908 The Old-Time Parson Peter H. Ditchfield Illustrated Colour Frontispiece
1908 The Old-Time Parson Peter H. Ditchfield Illustrated Colour Frontispiece

Price: £70.00

An illustrated work on the history of the roles and lives of parsons, written by the priest Peter Ditchfield. 'The Old-Time Parson' looks at the history and lives of parsons, a priest of an...

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1908-1911 LAND TAXATION Transfer Acts Sinking Funds
1908-1911 LAND TAXATION Transfer Acts Sinking Funds

Price: £143.99

An interesting collection of economic records relating to the Land Transfer Acts, land taxation, and sinking funds. There is a hand written contents page listing: 'Report from the Committee on the Application of Sinking Funds in...

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1909 An Introductory History of England The Great European War Rossall First
1909 An Introductory History of England The Great European War Rossall First

Price: £130.00

A history of England, illustrated with fold-out maps and plates. First edition.  A presentation copy from Rossall School, awarded in 1910 to J. G. Barr. With a presentation label to front pastedown and the school motto to...

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1909 British and Foreign Arms and Armour Extra Illustrated First Ed C H Ashdown
1909 British and Foreign Arms and Armour Extra Illustrated First Ed C H Ashdown

Price: £145.00

Charles Ashdown's work on arms and armour.Illustrated throughout, with 42 plates and hundreds of vignettes.This is the first edition of this work.Rebound, with numerous blank leaves inserted for notes and for extra illustrations. Prior...

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1909 British Military Prints by Ralph Nevill with Plates
1909 British Military Prints by Ralph Nevill with Plates

Price: £120.00

A first edition of British Military Prints.By Ralph Nevill, Author of Old Sporting Prints, French Prints of the 18th Century, &c.With eighty-eight full page plates, many in colour.With a List of Military Prints and Books with Plates...

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1909 British Sport Past and Present E. D. Cuming Illustrated G. Denholm Armour
1909 British Sport Past and Present E. D. Cuming Illustrated G. Denholm Armour

Price: £40.00

A history of British Sport past and present bring a work exploring the history of British hunting and shooting. Illustrated with several plates by G. Denholm Armour, each with the original tissue guards. ...

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1909 H B Sellers Memoranda from a Note Book on the Yorkshire Penny Bank Private Printed Jubilee
1909 H B Sellers Memoranda from a Note Book on the Yorkshire Penny Bank Private Printed Jubilee

Price: £48.00

A very scarce and interesting work on the history of the 'Yorkshire Penny Bank' now known as the 'Yorkshire Bank'. Being a series of three addresses delivered to staff in 1898 and then a further series of addresses for...

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1909 Old Ross-Shire and Scotland Tain and Balnagown Documents MacGill Illus
1909 Old Ross-Shire and Scotland Tain and Balnagown Documents MacGill Illus

Price: £60.00

An illustrated work on the history of Scotland, the information used for this work taken from historic documents held in Tain and Balnagown. Written by William MacGill. 'Old Ross-Shire and Scotland'...

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1909 Sketches of English Life and Character by Mary R Mitford Colour Plates
1909 Sketches of English Life and Character by Mary R Mitford Colour Plates

Price: £59.99

A charming collection of sketches on English life. First edition. With many colourful plates by Stanhope A. Forbes tipped in.

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1909 The Bancrofts Recollections of Sixty Years Illustrated First Edition
1909 The Bancrofts Recollections of Sixty Years Illustrated First Edition

Price: £75.00

A first edition copy of this autobiographical work, exploring the life and career of two actors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. First edition copy of this work. In a...

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1910 The Records of the City of Norwich II Illustrated Colour Plate Folding Plan
1910 The Records of the City of Norwich II Illustrated Colour Plate Folding Plan

Price: £39.99

A historical work on the city of Norwich. With many monochrome plates, including a fold-out plan of Norwich, and one full-colour plate. Volume II only of a two part set.

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1911 2vols Palace of History Scottish Exhibition of National History Art Industry Glasgow
1911 2vols Palace of History Scottish Exhibition of National History Art Industry Glasgow

Price: £115.00

A comprehensive study of the Scottish Exhibition held in Glasgow in 1911. Written across two volumes, this work explores Scottish history, art and industry. With a foreword by the Scottish...

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1911 3 Vols Hebert Cescinsky English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century
1911 3 Vols Hebert Cescinsky English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century

Price: £300.00

Three volumes of Cescinsky's English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century.The first volume includes a "Parallel History of Europe in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, with Population of the Various Countries in the Year 1800"...

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1911 The Dalesman A. Wren Rumney Illustrated Publishers Cloth
1911 The Dalesman A. Wren Rumney Illustrated Publishers Cloth

Price: £37.00

A first edition copy of this work by A Wren Rumney being an exploration of an area of Yorkshire. First edition. A story of the Yorkshire fells, written by A Wren Rumney. Lacking the original...

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1911 The Pageant of British History J Edward Parrott Illustrated
1911 The Pageant of British History J Edward Parrott Illustrated

Price: £25.00

A pictorial history of Britain illustrated throughout. With illustrations by many eminent artists such as JMW Turner, G F Watts, Benjamin West, Lord LEighton, Sir John Gilbert , Ford Madox...

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1911 The Roman Journals of Ferdinand Gregorovius 1852-1874 Friedrich Althaus
1911 The Roman Journals of Ferdinand Gregorovius 1852-1874 Friedrich Althaus

Price: £25.00

The journals of Ferdinand Gregorovius, a historian who specialised in medieval Rome, translated into English by Mrs Gustavus W. Hamilton. The journals are a collection by Ferdinand Gregorovius,...

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1912 A Hamilton Thompson Military Architecture In England During The Middle Ages
1912 A Hamilton Thompson Military Architecture In England During The Middle Ages

Price: £34.99

A first edition of Professor A. Hamilton Thompson's Military Architecture in England During the Middle Ages.A comprehensive and detailed survey of English castles in the Middle Ages, in which an "attempt is made to trace the growth...

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1912 ENGLISH CHARACTERS Spencer Leigh Hughes Illus
1912 ENGLISH CHARACTERS Spencer Leigh Hughes Illus

Price: £36.99

Hardbound volume with green cloth covered boards and gilt title to the spine and front board, with 16 illustrations. This humorous volume contains chapters on Statesmen and Politicians, Title People, Official People, Cranks...

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1912 The Shakespeare Myth & Macbeth proves Bacon Edwin During-Lawrence Signed
1912 The Shakespeare Myth & Macbeth proves Bacon Edwin During-Lawrence Signed

Price: £170.00

A scarce pair of works from Edwin Durning-Lawrence, exploring the Shakespeare authorship theory. Neatly inscribed by the author to the endpaper. Contains the scarce work of Macbeth Proves Bacon is Shakespeare. Featuring...

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1913 Documents Illustrating Early Education in Worcester Arthur Leach 1st Scarce
1913 Documents Illustrating Early Education in Worcester Arthur Leach 1st Scarce

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this look at the historical documents concerning education in Worcester, written by Arthur Francis Leach. The first edition of this work. 'Documents Illustrating Early...

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1913 Thames-Side in the Past Literature Society Hodgson Illus First Edition
1913 Thames-Side in the Past Literature Society Hodgson Illus First Edition

Price: £30.00

The first edition of this illustrated look at the literary life of the south-west of London, written by F. C. Hodgson. The first edition of this work. 'Thames-Side in the Past' looks into...

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1913 The Sailors Whom Nelson Led Edward Fraser Colour Frontis Illustrated 1st
1913 The Sailors Whom Nelson Led Edward Fraser Colour Frontis Illustrated 1st

Price: £80.00

The first edition of this work, a work discussing the sailors under Nelson, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. This works describes Horatio Nelson's sailors and how they...

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1914 2 vol Report SICKNESS BENEFIT National Insurance
1914 2 vol Report SICKNESS BENEFIT National Insurance

Price: £69.99

A scarce report on sickness benefit claims, featuring a number of tables and interview transcripts. 'Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty'. Each front pastedown has a bookbinder's stamp for Kelly and...

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1914 The Genesis of Banking in Halifax H Ling Roth Illustrated Folding Plates
1914 The Genesis of Banking in Halifax H Ling Roth Illustrated Folding Plates

Price: £110.00

A fascinating work of banking history by H. Ling Roth, profusely illustrated with the bank notes of Halifax. Scarce. Written by the anthropologist and curator, Henry Ling Roth. An interesting...

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1916 2vols in 4 Shakespeares England Life and Manners of His Age Bickers Binding
1916 2vols in 4 Shakespeares England Life and Manners of His Age Bickers Binding

Price: £495.00

A fascinating collection of essays by various Shakespearean scholars.Two volumes bound as four volumes.With 195 illustrations across all volumes ranging from portraits to facsimile title pages of contemporary works.In a Bickers and...

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1917 2vol England in the Mediterranean 1603-1713 Julian Corbett Folding Map
1917 2vol England in the Mediterranean 1603-1713 Julian Corbett Folding Map

Price: £70.00

An illustrated work looking at the rise of British power in the Mediterranean, written by the naval historian Julian Corbett. Complete in two volumes. 'England in the Mediterranean' is a continuation...

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1917 Report WELFARE BLIND Departmental Committee Health
1917 Report WELFARE BLIND Departmental Committee Health

Price: £49.99

An uncommon and interesting report on the welfare of blind people, dating from the time of the First World War. 'Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty'. Featuring numerous tables and interview transcripts. With...

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1919 A Brief History of The Society 1867-1917 W H Childe Scarce
1919 A Brief History of The Society 1867-1917 W H Childe Scarce

Price: £50.00

A very scarce work exploring the history of the co-operative based in the North of England, with numerous illustrations throughout. Profusely illustrated throughout with 36 plates and a frontispiece....

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1919 A History of the Leeds Grammar School A. C. Price Illus. Education
1919 A History of the Leeds Grammar School A. C. Price Illus. Education

Price: £37.00

A fascinating historic account of Leeds Grammar school, illustrated with portraits throughout, documenting its early history and establishment. A uncommon work, looking at the history of Leeds...

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1919 A History of the Leeds Grammar School A. C. Price Illustrated Uncommon 1st
1919 A History of the Leeds Grammar School A. C. Price Illustrated Uncommon 1st

Price: £65.00

An uncommon first edition of this interesting and thorough illustrated history of the Leeds Grammar School. An uncommon first edition of this work. Leeds Grammar School was an independent school...

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1920 British Secret Service During the Great War by Nicholas Everitt First
1920 British Secret Service During the Great War by Nicholas Everitt First

Price: £260.00

An account of the adventures of Nicholas Everitt in the Secret Service during World War I. First edition. With a foreword by Viscount Northcliffe. Label of The Times Book Club to rear pastedown.

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1921 2vol Mary Davies and the Manor of Ebury Charles T Gatty Illustrated 1st Ed
1921 2vol Mary Davies and the Manor of Ebury Charles T Gatty Illustrated 1st Ed

Price: £55.00

The first edition of this biography regarding Mary Davies and her role in the development of Ebury Manor of the City of London. A fascinating history regarding the development of what is now Mayfair, Belgravia and Park...

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1921 2vol Mary Davies Manor of Ebury Gatty Illustrated First Edition Folding Map
1921 2vol Mary Davies Manor of Ebury Gatty Illustrated First Edition Folding Map

Price: £88.00

A first edition copy of Charles T. Getty's two volumes history of Mary Davies, and the estate upon which her whole life turned. Each volume is undated, dated using Copac. Complete with original...

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1921 History of our Firm Pollok Gilmour Very Scarce Second Edition
1921 History of our Firm Pollok Gilmour Very Scarce Second Edition

Price: £125.00

A fascinating second edition copy of the Glasgow-based timber-importing firm 'Pollok, Gilmour and Company'. The firm was first established in 1804 by Allan Gilmour and the brothers John Pollok...

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1921 The Halifax Equitable Benefit Building Society Jubilee Illus. Scarce
1921 The Halifax Equitable Benefit Building Society Jubilee Illus. Scarce

Price: £80.00

A very scarce piece of local history from the north of England with numerous portraits of committee members throughout. Undated, dated using Copac. A very scarce volume exploring the history...

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1922 2v English DECORATION FURNITURE Renaissance Illus
1922 2v English DECORATION FURNITURE Renaissance Illus

Price: £210.00

Two first editions from this wonderful series examining historical British decorations and furniture. Featuring a colour frontispiece and numerous black and white photographic plates. With additional illustrations, drawn...

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1922-25 Bodley Head Quartos Elizabethan Quartos
1922-25 Bodley Head Quartos Elizabethan Quartos

Price: £83.99

Three volumes of Bodley Head Quartos in a calf binding. Bodley Head Quartos, Volume XII, II, and IV. Elizabethan Quartos. The English Romayne Lyfe by Anthony Munday. Fovre Letters and certeine Sonnets by Gabriel Harvey. Kind-Hartes...

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1923 Congregationalism in Eccleshill Centenary Rev. WM. Manning Illus. History
1923 Congregationalism in Eccleshill Centenary Rev. WM. Manning Illus. History

Price: £30.00

A one hundred year history of Congregationalism in Eccleshill in the city of Bradford, illustrated with portraits of notable church leaders throughout. Undated, dated using Copac. A celebratory...

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1923 The English 1909-1922 Frank Fox A Gossip British History
1923 The English 1909-1922 Frank Fox A Gossip British History

Price: £19.99

A brief history of England in the early twentieth century from Frank Fox. Including chapters such as A Voyage of Discovery, England at Work, English Politics and many others.

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1923 The History of the Yorkshire Congregational Union Francis Wrigley
1923 The History of the Yorkshire Congregational Union Francis Wrigley

Price: £34.00

A very scarce work discussing the history of Yorkshire Congregational Union, its history and achievements. Very scarce. Undated, dated using Copac. Featuring four portraits of former committee...

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1923 The Taylor Papers Signed by Author Luddenham Davington Faversham Family
1923 The Taylor Papers Signed by Author Luddenham Davington Faversham Family

Price: £90.00

A scarce signed story of the Faversham Taylor family who's exploits have fascinated their descendants. Signed "To Leland L. Durean, with the author's kindest regards. July 1923."The Taylor family spread from Luddenham to Davington,...

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1924 R King Old Tyneside Street Cries Illus F Austin Child Local History Scarce
1924 R King Old Tyneside Street Cries Illus F Austin Child Local History Scarce

Price: £110.00

A beautiful copy of Old Tyneside Street Cries, collected by Robert King.Illustrated throughout by F Austin Child.Personally printed by Robert King at Priory Press. Part of a limited pressing of 120.This publication captures...

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1924 SANDHURST Berks Captain Gerard Ainslie Kempthorne Royal Army Medical Corps
1924 SANDHURST Berks Captain Gerard Ainslie Kempthorne Royal Army Medical Corps

Price: £89.99

A history of the Berkshire town of Sandhurst, dating from the 1920s. 'Reprinted, with permission, from the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Archeological Journal'. Gerard Ainslie Kempthorne was formerly captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps. ...

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1925 3vol The Lives of the Rakes E. Beresford Chancellor Illustrated 1st
1925 3vol The Lives of the Rakes E. Beresford Chancellor Illustrated 1st

Price: £150.00

Three volumes of E. Beresford Chancellor's interesting history on rakes, illustrated throughout, The first edition of these works. Three volumes of this six volume set, these volumes being...

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1925 NORWICH Museum Centenary Souvenir 1825-1925 Illus
1925 NORWICH Museum Centenary Souvenir 1825-1925 Illus

Price: £69.99

A scarce presentation copy of this interesting souvenir of the centenary of Norwich Museum. Bound in the original paper wraps, with printed lettering and decoration, and a ribbon tie. Featuring numerous hand tipped photographic...

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1925 Old English Household Life Country Folk Gertrude Jekyll Illustrated
1925 Old English Household Life Country Folk Gertrude Jekyll Illustrated

Price: £75.00

An illustrated work on the history of rural life in England, written by the renowned gardenist Gertrude Jekyll. 'Old English Household Life' looks at rural life in the nineteenth century, discussing...

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1925-1929 3 vol Committee INDUSTRY TRADE Balfour Report
1925-1929 3 vol Committee INDUSTRY TRADE Balfour Report

Price: £239.99

An interesting set of economic works from the Committee on Industry and Trade, relating to the Balfour Report. Volume I contains 'Survey of Industrial Relations: Based on material mainly derived from official sources, with...

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1926 A History of Firearms by H.B.C. Pollard First Edition Illustrated
1926 A History of Firearms by H.B.C. Pollard First Edition Illustrated

Price: £115.00

The first edition of this profusely illustrated uncommon work regarding the history of firearms, presented in the original publisher's cloth binding. The first edition. Collated complete...

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1926 Arthur Weigall Wanderings in Roman Britain Illustrated First Edition
1926 Arthur Weigall Wanderings in Roman Britain Illustrated First Edition

Price: £20.00

A first edition of Arthur Weigall's Wanderings in Roman Britain.With many illustrations and 12 plates.A stage designer and author, Arthur Weigall was known predominantly as an Egyptologist though he wrote historical biographies and...

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1926 Cambridge University An Episodical History Arthur Gray Colour Illustrated
1926 Cambridge University An Episodical History Arthur Gray Colour Illustrated

Price: £95.00

An historical work on Cambridge University.Illustrated, with numerous plates both colour and monochrome of university buildings and features.Written by Arthur Gray.This work is a slightly edited reprint of the title which was...

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1926 Christopher Hussey Eton College Illustrated Country Life Second Edition
1926 Christopher Hussey Eton College Illustrated Country Life Second Edition

Price: £30.00

An illustrated work on the history of the architecture of Eton College, written by Christopher Hussey. The second edition of this work. This work is a comprehensive look at the history of Eton...

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1926 Report NURSING HOMES SELECT COMMITTEE
1926 Report NURSING HOMES SELECT COMMITTEE

Price: £132.00

A scarce report by the Select Committee on Nursing Homes, providing an important record of the development of nursing home care. Including interview transcripts. From the Royal College of Surgeons of England Library.

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1927 London Trademen By Anthony Trollope Foreword Sadler Limited Edition 487/530
1927 London Trademen By Anthony Trollope Foreword Sadler Limited Edition 487/530

Price: £145.00

A limited numbered edition of only 530 copies printed of which only 500 were for sale, nos. 326 to 500 in the United States of America. This is number 487. First edition thus.  A collection of eleven sketches by Trollope which...

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1927 Port of London Yesterday and Today D J Owen First Ed Illustrated
1927 Port of London Yesterday and Today D J Owen First Ed Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A first edition copy of this work on the history of the port of London written by D. J. Owen, profusely illustrated throughout. A fascinating work of the maritime history of England's capital....

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1927 The Later Court Hands in ENGLAND 15th - 17th Century Jenkinson
1927 The Later Court Hands in ENGLAND 15th - 17th Century Jenkinson

Price: £49.99

A fascinating exploration into the distinct varieties of writing which existed side by side within England during the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth century. Really a reference copy as the plates were loose separately...

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1927 Wreck of the Grosvenor George Carter Edward Riou First Thus Folding Plate
1927 Wreck of the Grosvenor George Carter Edward Riou First Thus Folding Plate

Price: £55.00

A fascinating volume exploring the history and account of The Grosvenor ship, illustrated with two folding plates. First thus. This work discusses the Wreck of the Grosvenor, an event that...

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1928 National Policy and Naval Strength and Other Essays Sir H. W. Richmond
1928 National Policy and Naval Strength and Other Essays Sir H. W. Richmond

Price: £48.00

A scarce copy of this work of naval history, with a series of essays discussing naval policy and strategy. Admiral Sir Herbert Richmond was a Professor of Naval History at Cambridge University....

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1928 Picturesque Gloucestershire G V Bright Illus Cheltenham Topography 1st Ed
1928 Picturesque Gloucestershire G V Bright Illus Cheltenham Topography 1st Ed

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this charming guide to the county of Gloucestershire. Using photographs taken by the author, this work is a handy insight into the rich cultural history this county has to offer. ...

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1928 The London Assurance A Chronicle Drew Illustrated First Edition Scarce
1928 The London Assurance A Chronicle Drew Illustrated First Edition Scarce

Price: £24.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating history of the notable British insurance company, 'The London Assurance'. Library bookplate to the pastedowns, and library stamping to front...

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1928 Through Merrie ENGLAND History STEVENS Bedford
1928 Through Merrie ENGLAND History STEVENS Bedford

Price: £59.99

A blue cloth hardback with decorative with pictures to frontboard and spine plus a rather scarce colour pictorial dust jacket. A delightful picture of England including the pageantry and pastimes of the village and the town. Illustrated...

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1928-30 2vols Traditions of Lancashire 1st 2nd Series John Roby Finden Pickering
1928-30 2vols Traditions of Lancashire 1st 2nd Series John Roby Finden Pickering

Price: £150.00

The complete two volumes of this influential two-volume study on English folklore, 'The Traditions of Lancashire'. Both are illustrated, with the original unclipped dustwrapper. Being the first...

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1929 DRESS Insignia Worn Majesty's COURT Illustrated Austin Hertslet
1929 DRESS Insignia Worn Majesty's COURT Illustrated Austin Hertslet

Price: £495.00

An illustrated study into the fashions of King George V of England's court. Featuring a tissue-guarded coloured frontispiece. Contains numerous coloured plates. With twenty-two pages of adverts. Two lists of court dress...

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1929 History of England George Macaulay Trevelyan Coloured Folding Maps
1929 History of England George Macaulay Trevelyan Coloured Folding Maps

Price: £34.99

Trevelyan's History of England, spanning from pre-Roman Britain to the death of Queen Victoria.Seventh impression. Illustrated with several coloured folding maps.

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1929 Proceedings Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society Fletcher Maps
1929 Proceedings Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society Fletcher Maps

Price: £24.99

An interesting publication by the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society. Featuring several folding plates, including an interesting frontispiece map of the West Moors in the 1600s. With a further 14 monochrome illustrations. The...

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1930 An Apology For St Paul's Cathedral by Canon Henry Scott Holland Bembridge
1930 An Apology For St Paul's Cathedral by Canon Henry Scott Holland Bembridge

Price: £29.99

AN interesting study of St. Paul's Cathedral by Henry Scott Holland, a canon of Christ Church, Oxford. First edition. With a prize presentation bookplate to front free endpaper from the Bembridge School on the Isle of Wight. Presented...

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1930 England Under Queen Anne Blenheim Trevelyan Illus Folding Maps
1930 England Under Queen Anne Blenheim Trevelyan Illus Folding Maps

Price: £60.00

A smart copy of this thorough history of England under the rule of Queen Anne, with three folding maps. Queen Anne was the Queen of Great Britain from 1702 to 1714. She came to the throne after...

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1930 The Visit to Lucknow of Their Excellencies Baron Irwin Lady Irwin
1930 The Visit to Lucknow of Their Excellencies Baron Irwin Lady Irwin

Price: £35.00

A very scarce work documenting the events of the diplomatic visit to India by the Baron and Lady Irwin. In the publisher's original cloth binding, with gilt detailing to the front board. ...

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1931 F S Oliver The Endless Adventure Vol II 1727-35 Illustrated 1st Edition
1931 F S Oliver The Endless Adventure Vol II 1727-35 Illustrated 1st Edition

Price: £40.00

A first edition of the second volume of the British political writer and businessman's historical review of the monarchy.Oliver played a reasonably prominent role in the politics of his day: he was part of the Round Table movement,...

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1931 Historical Account of the Guild of Cordwainers Waterland Mander Uncommon
1931 Historical Account of the Guild of Cordwainers Waterland Mander Uncommon

Price: £25.00

The first edition of this historical work regarding the Guild of Cordwainers. Profusely illustrated with numerous plates of photographs tracing the history of the trade. This work was printed...

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1933 Ernest C. Pulbrook English Country Life and Work New Issue
1933 Ernest C. Pulbrook English Country Life and Work New Issue

Price: £24.00

A new issue of Pulbrook's English Country Life and Work, first published in 1922.Pulbrook was also the author of The English Countryside.With chapters on Farmers Old and New, Religious Life Past and Present, Trading in the Country...

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1934 The Martyrs of Tolpuddle Dorsetshire Labourers Illus Trade Union History
1934 The Martyrs of Tolpuddle Dorsetshire Labourers Illus Trade Union History

Price: £45.00

This fascinating volume documents an important moment in the history of British trade unionism, as well as being an important piece of local history for the Dorset village of Tolpuddle. In the...

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1934 The Roman Wall in Scotland George Macdonald Illustrated Folding Plates
1934 The Roman Wall in Scotland George Macdonald Illustrated Folding Plates

Price: £65.00

A fascinating history of the Roman Wall in Scotland, illustrated throughout with folding plates. The revised and enlarged second edition of this work. The Antonine Wall in Scotland is a wall...

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1935 King Emperor's Jubilee F G H Salusbury George V Illustrated
1935 King Emperor's Jubilee F G H Salusbury George V Illustrated

Price: £19.99

A commemorative work, celebrating the Silver Jubilee of George V. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs and a coloured frontispiece.

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1935 Mediaeval Farnham Episcopal Manor First Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1935 Mediaeval Farnham Episcopal Manor First Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A fascinating work on mediaeval Farnham, a large town in Surrey, England, within the Borough of Waverley. Collated, complete with twenty four monochromatic plates. In the original cloth binding....

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1935 Pearson Morant Portraiture of Oliver Cromwell Wilkinson Head
1935 Pearson Morant Portraiture of Oliver Cromwell Wilkinson Head

Price: £295.00

A scarce work on Oliver Cromwell and authenticity of the Wilkinson Head.With 107 plates.  Following the death of Oliver Cromwell on 3 September 1658, he was given a public funeral at Westminster Abbey, equal to those of monarchs...

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1935 The Register of St Mary the Virgin Harleian Society Vol LXV Periodical
1935 The Register of St Mary the Virgin Harleian Society Vol LXV Periodical

Price: £47.00

A lovely copy of this work from the Harleian Society's records regarding St Mary the Virgin church, Aldermanbury, London. A register of the Marriages and Christenings from 1722 to 1837 and...

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1936 History of the Southern Railway C F D Marshall Dustwrapper Folding Plates
1936 History of the Southern Railway C F D Marshall Dustwrapper Folding Plates

Price: £195.00

A history of the Southern Railway, written by an authority in the field C. F. Dendy Marshall. The work is illustrated with numerous plates and an additional two folding plates, and is in excellent

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1936-52 2vol Illustrated London News Lying in State George V and George VI
1936-52 2vol Illustrated London News Lying in State George V and George VI

Price: £65.00

Two issues of The Illustrated London News, published to commemorate the deaths of Kings George V and VI. Featuring many photographs of the lives and reigns of both kings. With advertisements to the rear of each volume. King George...

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1937 Old England Illustrated English Paintings Of The 18th 19th Centuries First
1937 Old England Illustrated English Paintings Of The 18th 19th Centuries First

Price: £19.99

Old England Illustrated By English Paintings Of The 18th and Early 19th Centuries by R. H. Mottram. First edition. With forty-eight plates of reproductions from English Paintings by various artists including Morland, Turner and Constable. Ralph...

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1937 The Strand Coronation Souvenir George VI Royal Memorabilia
1937 The Strand Coronation Souvenir George VI Royal Memorabilia

Price: £19.00

A commemorative edition of The Strand, issued to celebrate the coronation of Edward VI and Queen Elizabeth.Illustrated throughout with many photographs, coloured borders, and advertisements to the rear. Featuring a circular window...

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1938 4vols MACQUOID History of ENGLISH FURNITURE Illus
1938 4vols MACQUOID History of ENGLISH FURNITURE Illus

Price: £599.99

Four volumes bound in red cloth with gilt titles to the spines and front boards with 15 colour plates in each volume and lots of black and white illustrations. Percy Macquoid (1852 1925) was a theatrical designer and a collector...

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1938 Co-Operation in a University Town W Henry Brown Cambridge First Ed
1938 Co-Operation in a University Town W Henry Brown Cambridge First Ed

Price: £450.00

The first edition of this historical look at Cambridge and the University. This is the first work to be illustrated by Ronald Searle. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical cartoon...

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1938 English Pistols and Revolvers English Hand Firearms J. N. George Illus
1938 English Pistols and Revolvers English Hand Firearms J. N. George Illus

Price: £28.00

An illustrated volume documenting the evolutionary design process of English Pistol and Revolvers, written by J. N. George. A history of the development of gun design from the 17th century...

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1938 History of the Congregational Church at Eccleshill H. Crapp Thos. Whitehead
1938 History of the Congregational Church at Eccleshill H. Crapp Thos. Whitehead

Price: £44.00

A charming volume celebrating the Jubilee of the Congregational Church at Eccleshill, documenting the buildings history, still in excellent

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1939 Britannia Illustrations of the Kingdom of England John O Gilby Scarce
1939 Britannia Illustrations of the Kingdom of England John O Gilby Scarce

Price: £35.00

A scarce collection of facsimile reprints of this important work of cartography, being a twentieth reprint of this seventeenth century work. A facsimile reprint of this 17th century work. ...

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1939 Early Charters of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul London Marion Gibbs
1939 Early Charters of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul London Marion Gibbs

Price: £28.00

An interesting work by Marion Gibbs in relation to London's iconic landmark, St. Paul's Cathedral. An interesting historical work documenting the early charters of St. Paul's Cathedral in England's...

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1941 Fire Over London The Story of The London Fire Service WWII Fire Brigade
1941 Fire Over London The Story of The London Fire Service WWII Fire Brigade

Price: £23.99

An interesting booklet documenting the work of the London Fire Brigade in fighting fires caused by German bombing in WWII. First edition. Illustrated with many fascinating photographs, and with a striking black, white and...

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1945 The History of Kirkstall Forge Illustrated Original Receipt Scarce
1945 The History of Kirkstall Forge Illustrated Original Receipt Scarce

Price: £90.00

A very scarce volume in excellent

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1946 4vol Recording Britain Edited By Arnold Palmer Illustrated Colour First Ed
1946 4vol Recording Britain Edited By Arnold Palmer Illustrated Colour First Ed

Price: £225.00

An illustrated collection printed in association with the Pilgrim Trust, recording the changing face of Britain, each volume covering a different area of England with watercolour drawings in colour and monochrome...

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1946 Studies On The History of Roman Sea Power in Republican Times J H Thiel
1946 Studies On The History of Roman Sea Power in Republican Times J H Thiel

Price: £65.00

A very scarce work of maritime history, exploring the role of the sea in the war of Ancient Rome. A expert study into the use of the sea in Republican times. Translated into English by the...

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1947 Alias William Shakespeare Claud W. Sykes and Arthur Bryant First Edition
1947 Alias William Shakespeare Claud W. Sykes and Arthur Bryant First Edition

Price: £23.99

An absorbing discussion exploring the evidence for various new theories with regard to Shakespeare's identity. First edition. Chapters include "The New Approach", "Was Shakespeare a Popular Dramatist", "Scandal and Politics"...

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1947 English Social History A Survey of Six Centuries Chaucer to Queen Victoria
1947 English Social History A Survey of Six Centuries Chaucer to Queen Victoria

Price: £30.00

An educational work on the social history of England.Illustrated, with two colour maps to pastedowns and a further eight illustrations. Collated, complete.Rebound in a lovely quarter morocco binding.A New impression of this work.Written...

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1947 Humphrey Dyson Elizabethan Proclamations William Jackson Very Scarce
1947 Humphrey Dyson Elizabethan Proclamations William Jackson Very Scarce

Price: £90.00

A very scarce copy of this essay by William A. Jackson, published by an 'Offprint from Harvard Library Bulletin, Vol. I, No. I, Winter 1947'. With two plates.Presentation copy from the author.

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1948 Trains and Locomotives a History of 'Joy' Illus Very Scarce Private Print
1948 Trains and Locomotives a History of 'Joy' Illus Very Scarce Private Print

Price: £75.00

A very scarce privately printed work exploring the history of the Joy family and their links to the British railway industry, illustrated throughout. A fascinating history for any locomotive enthusiast. ...

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1949 British WAR Economy W K HANCOCK M M Gowing Civil Histories FIRST Edition
1949 British WAR Economy W K HANCOCK M M Gowing Civil Histories FIRST Edition

Price: £59.99

A first edition of this official history of the economy and production during the Second World War. First Edition. Part of the 'United Kingdom Civil Series of the History of the Second World War'. This is the first of a series...

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1949 Francis Bacon's Personal Life-Story Elizabethan Alfred Dodd Illustrated
1949 Francis Bacon's Personal Life-Story Elizabethan Alfred Dodd Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A smart copy of this interesting biography on Francis Bacon, by Alfred Dodd, with illustrations throughout. This is a thorough and fascinating biography of Francis Bacon, an English philosopher...

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1950-65 9Vols The Navy Records Society XC XCVI XCVII XCVIII C CI CIV CV CVII
1950-65 9Vols The Navy Records Society XC XCVI XCVII XCVIII C CI CIV CV CVII

Price: £220.00

Nine volumes from the Navy Records Society, including the personal papers of several important historical figures, collections based around certain events in history or theatres of operation, and the important historical text...

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1951 4vol ABOUT BRITAIN Westcountry GRIGSON illus D/J
1951 4vol ABOUT BRITAIN Westcountry GRIGSON illus D/J

Price: £36.99

Four hardbound volumes with pictorial paper covered boards and pictorial dustjackets, illustrated with maps and photos. This is four volumes from the About Britain series. The full set contains thirteen volumes and was...

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