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1953 The History of Duke of Wellington's Regiment 1919-52 CN Barclay Illustrated
1953 The History of Duke of Wellington's Regiment 1919-52 CN Barclay Illustrated

Price: £39.00

A fascinating insight into the Duke of Wellington's line infantry regiment.Produced under direction of the Regimental Council and edited by Brigadier C N Barclay.Illustrated throughout with coloured plates and folding...

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1955 Annals of Bristol by John Latimer West of England College of Art Wood Engravings Very Scarce
1955 Annals of Bristol by John Latimer West of England College of Art Wood Engravings Very Scarce

Price: £390.00

A very scarce edition of this history of Bristol, produced by the West of England College of Art and profusely illustrated throughout with many woodcuts, designed by students. Profusely illustrated...

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1955+1969 2vol CALENDAR of TREASURY BOOKS Shaw FINANCE
1955+1969 2vol CALENDAR of TREASURY BOOKS Shaw FINANCE

Price: £39.99

Full green cloth bindings with gilt titles in dust jackets. Official publication of the records of the Treasury has been proceeding steadily for many years.  The Calendar of Treasury Books supplements the Calendar of Treasury...

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1956 Prospect of Britain ANDREW YOUNG 1st + plates
1956 Prospect of Britain ANDREW YOUNG 1st + plates

Price: £16.99

Cloth bound with gilt lettering to spine and twenty black and white photographs. First edition.Includes chapters such as English Inns, Kirkcudbright, South Downs, Lacock - The Village, Chalk-hill Figures and The New Forest.

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1956-58 4vol A History Of The English-Speaking Peoples Churchill Dustwrapper First Ed
1956-58 4vol A History Of The English-Speaking Peoples Churchill Dustwrapper First Ed

Price: £340.00

A first edition set of this important historical work, complete in the original unclipped dustwrappers and profusely illustrated throughout with many demonstrative maps and charts. The first...

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1958 Siemens Brothers 1858 to 1958 J Scott Essay History of Industry Dustwrapper
1958 Siemens Brothers 1858 to 1958 J Scott Essay History of Industry Dustwrapper

Price: £25.00

An essay on the history of industry through the history of the company Siemens Brothers. Held in the original dustwrapper, and illustrated with folding plates towards the rear of the volume. ...

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1959-1961 2vols Early Stuarts Godfrey Davies Later Stuarts George Clark
1959-1961 2vols Early Stuarts Godfrey Davies Later Stuarts George Clark

Price: £20.00

Two volumes of the history of the Stuarts, from the Oxford History of England series. The Second Edition of each.The Early Stuarts is by Godfrey Davies, with eight black and white maps at the rear.The Later Stuarts is by George...

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1960 Inventory The Officer's Mess Royal Naval Barracks Portsmouth Valuers King and King Scarce
1960 Inventory The Officer's Mess Royal Naval Barracks Portsmouth Valuers King and King Scarce

Price: £95.00

A inventory from the Royal Naval barrack in Portsmouth, offering a fascinating insight into history of this famous British naval base. An inventory of the Naval Barracks in Portsmouth, taken...

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1963 Snuff Yesterday and Today C. W. Shepherd First Edition Dustwrapper Illus
1963 Snuff Yesterday and Today C. W. Shepherd First Edition Dustwrapper Illus

Price: £25.00

A history of the snuff trade by C. W. Shepherd, exploring the progression of this popular form of tobacco. First edition. Held in the original dustwrapper. A look into the history of snuff,...

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1963 The Court Rolls of the Manor of Bromsgrove and King's Norton 1494-1504
1963 The Court Rolls of the Manor of Bromsgrove and King's Norton 1494-1504

Price: £34.99

An edition of The Court Rolls of the Manor of Bromsgrove and King's Norton 1494-1504. For the Worcestershire Historical Society 1963. A calendar prepared by A. F. C. Baber (A. F. C. Bourdillon). With an Introduction, The Calendar,...

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1965 2vol JOHNSON'S ENGLAND Life Manners Age Illus D/J
1965 2vol JOHNSON'S ENGLAND Life Manners Age Illus D/J

Price: £99.99

Scarce in dustjacket. Two hardbound volumes in blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, intact dustjackets, and 160 illustrations altogether including two frontispieces. Samuel Johnson (often referred to as Dr Johnson)...

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1966-1970 2vol Ecclesiastical History Victorian Church Chadwick First Edition Scarce
1966-1970 2vol Ecclesiastical History Victorian Church Chadwick First Edition Scarce

Price: £48.00

An scarce first edition copy of Owen Chadwick's 'The Victorian Church', complete in two volumes. William Owen Chadwick was a British Anglican priest and leading academic, writing predominantly...

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1967 Fetes and Festivals of Sussex Colt Limited First Edition Signed Illustrated
1967 Fetes and Festivals of Sussex Colt Limited First Edition Signed Illustrated

Price: £55.00

An uncommon first limited edition copy of this charming account of the fetes and festivals of Sussex, copiously illustrated throughout and signed by the author. This copy is number 48 of a...

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1968 5 Vols The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London William Munk
1968 5 Vols The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London William Munk

Price: £140.00

A thorough account of the physicians who attended the Royal College dating from 1518 up to 1925. The Royal College of Physicians received the royal charter in 1518 from King Henry VIII, affirmed by Act of Parliament in 1523. It...

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1968 Britain Roman Empire Liversidge Illustrated First Edition Dustwrapper
1968 Britain Roman Empire Liversidge Illustrated First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £45.00

A lovely first edition copy of this fascinating study of everyday life of Romano-Britons, complete with the original dustwrapper. Joan Liversidge was an English archaeologist who specialised...

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1968 Joan Liversidge Britain in the Roman Empire History First Edition
1968 Joan Liversidge Britain in the Roman Empire History First Edition

Price: £19.99

A first edition of Joan Liversidge's 'Britain in the Roman Empire'. vincia Britannia (Latin; English: British Province; Welsh: Talaith Prydain), today known as Roman Britain, was a province of the Roman Empire from 43 to 409, spanning...

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1968 The British Seaman Christopher LLOYD FIRST EDITION
1968 The British Seaman Christopher LLOYD FIRST EDITION

Price: £29.99

A nice clean first edition of Lloyd's history of the British Seaman First Edition Bound in blue paper covered boards with gilt lettering and clipped dustwrapper Charles Christopher Lloyd (1906 1986), was born in India and was...

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1968 The PHILBY Affair by Hugh TREVOR-ROPER 1st Edition
1968 The PHILBY Affair by Hugh TREVOR-ROPER 1st Edition

Price: £69.99

A bright, clean scarce first edition of The Philby Affair by Hugh Trevor-Roper. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. First Edition. Scarce. Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper, Baron Dacre of Glanton,...

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1969 3vol The Royal House of Stuart A C Addington Descendants Genealogy
1969 3vol The Royal House of Stuart A C Addington Descendants Genealogy

Price: £495.00

A comprehensive record of the descendants of King James I, from the late sixteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. First edition. Illustrated throughout with many portraits, including a tipped-in colour frontispiece to each volume....

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1969 Burke's History Landed Gentry Eighteenth Edition Volume II Illustrated
1969 Burke's History Landed Gentry Eighteenth Edition Volume II Illustrated

Price: £130.00

Volume II of the three volume, eighteenth edition set of 'Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry'. A second volume of the new edition of 'Burke's Landed Gentry', containing...

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1970 Corporation of LEICESTER 1689-1836 Greaves D/J
1970 Corporation of LEICESTER 1689-1836 Greaves D/J

Price: £29.99

Hardbound volume with blue cloth covered boards and dustjacket. This is the second edition of a pioneer work in municipal history, which tackles a large body of unexplored material in both local and national archives, and deals...

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1970 Marble Hill House and Its Owner Marie P G Draper W A Eden Illus Dustwrapper
1970 Marble Hill House and Its Owner Marie P G Draper W A Eden Illus Dustwrapper

Price: £27.00

A fascinating look into the history of the beautiful Palladian villa, Marble Hill House. A lovely example of this work by Marie P. G. Draper, held in the original dustwrapper. This work explores...

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1970-75 4vols Historical Monuments in the County of Dorset Illus Topography
1970-75 4vols Historical Monuments in the County of Dorset Illus Topography

Price: £225.00

A four volume set of works exploring the important landmarks, building and monuments within the English county of Dorset. A charming collection of volumes showcasing this south-western region. ...

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1971 Guide to the Kent County Archives Office First Supplement 1957-1968 F.Hull
1971 Guide to the Kent County Archives Office First Supplement 1957-1968 F.Hull

Price: £19.99

A detailed guide to the historical documents contained within the Kent County archives, from the years 1957-1968. First and only supplement to be published. Prepared for the County Council by Felix Hull, County Archivist. With...

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1972 Historic Hastings J. Manwaring Baines Illustrated Dustwrapper History
1972 Historic Hastings J. Manwaring Baines Illustrated Dustwrapper History

Price: £50.00

A delightful work of localised history, exploring the ancient settlements of the English town of Hastings. With the previous owners ink inscription to the front endpaper that reads 'C. L. Stace'....

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1972 The Last Voyage of Drake and Hawkins Andrews First Edition Folding Plate Maps Illustrated
1972 The Last Voyage of Drake and Hawkins Andrews First Edition Folding Plate Maps Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A fascinating first edition copy of Kenneth R. Andrews's account of 'The Last Voyage of Drake and Hawkins'. Written by the notable historian of privateering and piracy Kenneth R. Andrews, who...

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1972-1974 19 Vols The Life and Times Series - The Kings and Queens of England
1972-1974 19 Vols The Life and Times Series -  The Kings and Queens of England

Price: £190.00

A very good nineteen volume collection of "The Life and Times of the Kings and Queens of England".Published as part of the Book Club Associates, London.Aside from three volumes (Richard I, Henry VII and King James, respectively), they...

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1973 A History of the Worshipful Company of Scriveners of London Francis W Steer
1973 A History of the Worshipful Company of Scriveners of London Francis W Steer

Price: £38.00

A history of the worshipful community based in the city of London. Written by a member of the group, Francis W. Steer and illustrated with several plates. In the publisher's original cloth...

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1974 A Voyage Round the World George Anson Dustwrapper Illustrated Folding Map Uncommon
1974 A Voyage Round the World George Anson Dustwrapper Illustrated Folding Map Uncommon

Price: £45.00

A near fine copy of George Anson's 'A Voyage Around the World', compiled by Richard Walter and Benjamin Robins, edited with an introduction by Glyndwr Williams. Part of the 'Oxford English...

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1974 The Snuff Shop John Arlott First Edition Review Copy Illustrated
1974 The Snuff Shop John Arlott First Edition Review Copy Illustrated

Price: £135.00

The first edition of this interesting illustrated work detailing the history of snuff. A review copy, with review slip loosely inserted to the front of the work. Profusely illustrated with...

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1974 Twenty-Five Years in The Secret Service by Major Henri Le Caron Spy Beach
1974 Twenty-Five Years in The Secret Service by Major Henri Le Caron Spy Beach

Price: £49.99

A facsimile of the 10th edition of Thomas Miller Beach's memoirs, originally published in 1893. Thomas Miller Beach (who used the alias Major Henri Le Caron) (September 26, 1841- April 1, 1894) was an English spy. His services enabled...

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1975-91 4vols Oxford HISTORY of ENGLAND + Index
1975-91 4vols Oxford HISTORY of ENGLAND + Index

Price: £89.99

below) 1975-91 - Oxford - Clarendon Press 9" by 6" - 765, 539, 719, 622pp  

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1976 Collecting Printed Ephemera Social Habuts John Lewis Illustrated
1976 Collecting Printed Ephemera Social Habuts John Lewis Illustrated

Price: £44.99

A guide to the collecting of printed advertisements, labels, displays and notices First edition.With chapters including Changes in Transport, Festivals and Nostalgia, Just Collecting and more.Illustrated throughout with many coloured...

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1977 Parliament in Elizabethan England First Edition Vernon F Snow
1977 Parliament in Elizabethan England First Edition Vernon F Snow

Price: £50.00

A first edition of this historical and critical work by Vernon F. Snow. The work centres on the English historian and civic adminstrator, John Hooker (c1527-1601), and his influential treatise on parliamentary procedure. With a frontispiece....

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1982 British Folklore ALEXANDER Myths Legends
1982 British Folklore ALEXANDER Myths Legends

Price: £29.99

Publisher's cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Complete with the original dust jacket and illustrated with black and white and colour plates. 'Britain's rich and varied folklore, legends and beliefs...

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1982-2009 8vols The Letters of Benjamin Disraeli 1815-1864 Dustwrappers 1st
1982-2009 8vols The Letters of Benjamin Disraeli 1815-1864 Dustwrappers 1st

Price: £650.00

- The first thus editions of these works, being the collected first editions by this publisher. Held in the original unclipped dustwrappers. An eight volume collection of letters from the...

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1984 The Registers of John Chandler Dean of Salisbury 1404-17
1984 The Registers of John Chandler Dean of Salisbury 1404-17

Price: £17.99

An interesting text detailed all the inventories and visitations of with Master John Chandler the dean of Salisbury. Impression of 550 copies. Includes an index of persons and places.

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1985 Gods Acre First Edition First Impression Colour Illustrated Churchyards
1985 Gods Acre First Edition First Impression Colour Illustrated Churchyards

Price: £28.00

A scarce first edition, first impression book detailing the flora and fauna of the churchyards of Britain. In a beautiful binding with silk embroidered detailing to front board. Colour illustrated frontispiece with numerous...

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1986 The Customs and Ceremonies of Britain Charles Kightly Illustrated
1986 The Customs and Ceremonies of Britain Charles Kightly Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A copy of this historical and cultural account by Charles Kightly. 'Charles Kightly, experienced traveller and well-known historian, unfolds a broad and colourful tapestry of folklore and calendar customs; royal ceremonies; remnants...

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1987 Fuller's Worthies England Illustrated Folio Society Slipcase Richard Barber
1987 Fuller's Worthies England Illustrated Folio Society Slipcase Richard Barber

Price: £42.99

An illustrated edition of Thomas Fuller's Worthies of England. With a portrait of Fuller to frontispiece and many further illustrations.

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1987-88 3vols Domesday Book Alecto Historical Edition Slipcase Illustrated
1987-88 3vols Domesday Book Alecto Historical Edition Slipcase Illustrated

Price: £285.00

A wonderful example of this three volume set of works, being an exploration of references to Leicestershire in the Domesday Book. With two large folding maps to pocket to the front pastedown of the second volume, and...

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1997 The English Print First Edition Signed Timothy Clayton 1688-1802 History
1997 The English Print First Edition Signed Timothy Clayton 1688-1802 History

Price: £240.00

The first edition of this fascinating work by Timothy Clayton.Signed by the author, with a presentation inscription addressed to 'Christopher and Andrea.'Unfortunately lacking original dustwrapper.This work traces the interesting history...

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1997 The Oxford Companion to British History John Cannon Dustwrapper 1st
1997 The Oxford Companion to British History John Cannon Dustwrapper 1st

Price: £38.00

A thorough companion to British history, detailing significant events, people, and places throughout the entirety of British history, edited by John Cannon, and held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. ...

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1997-2011 14Vols Navy Records Society 136 139-40 143 145-51 153 155 157 Illus.
1997-2011 14Vols Navy Records Society 136 139-40 143 145-51 153 155 157 Illus.

Price: £400.00

14 volumes from the Navy Records Society, including the personal papers of several important historical figures, and collections based around certain events in history or theatres of operation.The works constitute numbers 136...

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1999 Poverty and Opportunity 100 Years of the Birmingham Settlement Illus First
1999 Poverty and Opportunity 100 Years of the Birmingham Settlement Illus First

Price: £69.99

A fascinating history of the Birmingham Settlement, a charity set up in 1899 to help people living in deprivation. First edition. With many interesting monochrome photographs illustrating the work of the charity over the years. ...

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1999-2001 2vol Account Rolls of University College Oxford Darwall-Smith
1999-2001 2vol Account Rolls of University College Oxford Darwall-Smith

Price: £120.00

A handsomely bound and detailed transcription of the College account rolls of University College, Oxford, between 1381 and 1597, transcribed by noted academic Anthony Cox. The first edition....

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2008 The Victorian Development of Estates of Brighton Steve Myall First Ed.
2008 The Victorian Development of Estates of Brighton Steve Myall First Ed.

Price: £27.00

A first edition copy of Steve Myall's work of Victorian history in relation to the city of Brighton. This hardback copy is in excellent

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c.1870 Yorkshire, Past and Present Volume I Division II Baines Illustrated First Edition
c.1870 Yorkshire, Past and Present Volume I Division II Baines Illustrated First Edition

Price: £28.00

A fascinating first edition copy of 'Yorkshire, Past and Present', volume I division II, by the English journalist and historian Thomas Baines. An informative history of the historic county...

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c.1873 Yorkshire, Past and Present volume I division II Baines Illustrated Uncommon
c.1873 Yorkshire, Past and Present volume I division II Baines Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £28.00

An uncommon 1873 volume I, division II copy of 'Yorkshire, Past and Present' by the English journalist and historian Thomas Baines. An informative history of the historic county of Yorkshire...

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c.1911 Beside The Bonnie Brier Bush Ian Maclaren Scotland Etchings
c.1911 Beside The Bonnie Brier Bush Ian Maclaren Scotland Etchings

Price: £18.00

A signed copy of Ian Maclaren's popular Beside The Bonnie Brier Bush, with etchings by William Hole R.S.A.Maclaren found this collection of stories to be wildly successful upon its initial publication in 1894. The illustrations...

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c1742 Observations on MISCELLANEOUS THOUGHTS Hervey
c1742 Observations on MISCELLANEOUS THOUGHTS Hervey

Price: £29.99

Scarce disbound historial pamphlet with half title page. Scarce but close cropped affecting text and priced accordingly. An answer to "Miscellaneous thoughts on the present posture both of our foreign and domestic affairs" by Baron...

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c1793 A New and Complete History of England from the First Settlement of Brutus
c1793 A New and Complete History of England from the First Settlement of Brutus

Price: £90.00

A late eighteenth-century copy of Ashburton's A New and Complete History of England to the Year 1793.Comprising an "accurate account of the revolutions, conquests, wars, battles, sea-fights, blockades, bombardments, sieges, skirmishes,...

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c1795-c1807 4Vol in 2 The Naval and Military History of the War of England Thomas Mante Illustrated
c1795-c1807 4Vol in 2 The Naval and Military History of the War of England Thomas Mante Illustrated

Price: £235.00

Four volumes in two of Thomas Mante, 'The Naval and Military Of The Wars of England', illustrated throughout with folding plates. 'The Naval and Military Of The Wars of England' by Thomas Mante....

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c1820 CHESTER Walk Round WALLS Scarce original covers
c1820 CHESTER Walk Round WALLS Scarce original covers

Price: £147.00

Scarce. Hardback volume scarcely found, here in original grey paper wraps, with eight woodcut illustrations and decorative title page. This volume gives brief details of the ancient history of Chester and provides a guided...

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c1830 An Account of Clare Castle Francis Grose Antiquities Very Scarce
c1830 An Account of Clare Castle Francis Grose Antiquities Very Scarce

Price: £24.00

An article about Clare Castle extracted from 'The Supplement to Grose's Antiquities' by Francis Grose. An interesting article from 'The Supplement to Grose's Antiquities'. The article focuses...

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c1846 Gammer Gurton's Famous Histories Ambrose Merton
c1846 Gammer Gurton's Famous Histories Ambrose Merton

Price: £49.99

A scarce edition of Gammer Gurton's Famous Histories revised by Ambrose Merton. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt and blindstamped decoration. Scarce. The plate illustrations have been removed. Dated...

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c1848 3Vol The History of England From Julius Caesar to Victoria Hume Smollett
c1848 3Vol The History of England From Julius Caesar to Victoria Hume Smollett

Price: £195.00

A comprehensive work the history of EnglandFrom the invasion of Julius Ceasar to the tenth year of Queen Victoria.Vol I-III of III as published at the time.Volume I - From the invasion of Julius Ceasar to the end of the reign...

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c1850 3 Vol Oliver Goldsmith Pictorial History of England Illustrated Scarce
c1850 3 Vol Oliver Goldsmith Pictorial History of England Illustrated Scarce

Price: £295.00

A scarce copy of Oliver Goldsmith's History of England.With 170 plates.A playwright, poet, and novelist Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) is known for his fictional work. He contributed to many monthly magazines and reviews, and published...

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c1856 6vols England's Battles by Sea and Land by Lieut Colonel Williams
c1856 6vols England's Battles by Sea and Land by Lieut Colonel Williams

Price: £250.00

A uniformly set of England's Battles by Sea and Land in three volumes by Lieut.-Colonel Williams, and The History of the War With Russia in three volumes by Henry Tyrrell.Complete in six volumes.Volume I and II of England's Battles...

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c1865 Edward Farr Memory Sheet of the Great Events of British History Fold Out
c1865 Edward Farr Memory Sheet of the Great Events of British History Fold Out

Price: £125.00

A scarce copy of Edward Farr's Memory Sheet of the Great Events. A fold out with the events from 55AD to 1836BC.Unfolded dimensions: 34" by 23".

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c1867 Prosecutions Under Bankrupcty Act Handwritten Log Book Waterlow & Sons
c1867 Prosecutions Under Bankrupcty Act Handwritten Log Book Waterlow & Sons

Price: £350.00

A handwritten log of bankruptcy prosecutions after the Act of 1861.The log book has the bookplate of Waterlow and Sons London, although this is likely the manufacturer of the book rather than the prior owner.The book contains 135 cases...

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c1870 History MONUMENT of LONDON & Great Fire GUIDEBOOK
c1870 History MONUMENT of LONDON & Great Fire GUIDEBOOK

Price: £59.99

Guidebook on The History of the Monument of London. Bound in the original wraps. Includes adverts for various restaurants and furniture shops. Comprises "the history of the Monument, from its completion by Sir Christopher...

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c1872 Abbeys Castles Ancient Halls England Wales Timbs Gunn Midland Illustrated
c1872 Abbeys Castles Ancient Halls England Wales Timbs Gunn Midland Illustrated

Price: £58.00

A fascinating study of the folklore and popular history of England and Wales. 'Re-edited, revised, and enlarged' by Alexander Gunn. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Volume II...

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c1877 15vol The History Of England By D Hume, T Smollett Dr E Farr and E H Nolan
c1877 15vol The History Of England By D Hume, T Smollett Dr E Farr and E H Nolan

Price: £320.00

An illustrated History of England with steel engravings and colour maps. The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the end of the Reign of James II By David Hume; continued From the Reign of William and Mary...

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c1878 6vol Old and New London Walter Thornbury Edward Walford Illustrated
c1878 6vol Old and New London Walter Thornbury Edward Walford Illustrated

Price: £325.00

A complete set of this fascinating and copiously illustrated history of London, with the first two volumes written by George Walter Thornbury, and the final four volumes written by Edward Walford. ...

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c1878 SOUVENIR of the Grand Demonstration at Hamilton
c1878 SOUVENIR of the Grand Demonstration at Hamilton

Price: £49.99

An extremely rare souvenir printed to celebrate the 1884 demonstration at Hamilton, which Celebrated the instigation of the Representation of the People Act (1884). Sections of the Act included; Men inhabiting a dwelling-house...

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c1879 3Vols History England WILLIAM AUBREY + engravings
c1879 3Vols History England WILLIAM AUBREY + engravings

Price: £252.99

Leather bound with decorative gilt tooling to spine and cloth covered boards. Illustrated with colour and engraved plates, as well as numerous in-text illustrations. In three volumes complete. William Aubrey (1858-1916), was...

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c1880 2 vol Comic ALMANACK George CRUIKSHANK Illus
c1880 2 vol Comic ALMANACK George CRUIKSHANK Illus

Price: £390.00

A smart set of this richly illustrated humorous almanac, with diverse content spanning 18 years. 'With many Hundred Illustrations by George Cruikshank and other artists'. Featuring a frontispiece to Volume I, a fold out frontispiece...

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c1880 2 Vols in 1 Comic History of England A'Beckett Leech Illus Colour Plates
c1880 2 Vols in 1 Comic History of England A'Beckett Leech Illus Colour Plates

Price: £115.00

A nicley illustrated edition of Gilbert Beckett's humorous 'Comic History of England', illustrated by John Leech. Complete with two volumes in one. 'The Comic History of England' is a humorous...

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c1880 Illustrated Our Own Country Descriptive Historical Pictorial Special Ed
c1880 Illustrated Our Own Country Descriptive Historical Pictorial Special Ed

Price: £22.99

A highly illustrated history of Our Own Country. Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial Volume V - VI, published 1879-83 with numerous illustrations integrated with the text and twelve engraved plates to volume five, thirteen to...

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c1880 Our Own Country Descriptive Historical Pictorial Illustrated Special Ed
c1880 Our Own Country Descriptive Historical Pictorial Illustrated Special Ed

Price: £24.99

A highly illustrated history of Our Own Country. Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial Volume I - II, with numerous illustrations integrated with the text and engraved plates. Special edition. The first two volumes of a six...

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c1882 Hampton Court George Lambert Illustrated Signed by Author Very Scarce
c1882 Hampton Court George Lambert Illustrated Signed by Author Very Scarce

Price: £79.99

A very scarce copy of this paper on Hampton Court Palace by George Lambert. "With remarks about some of the Royal and exalted personages connected therewith." With a neat authorial dedication and signature to upper margin of front...

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c1885 3 Vols History of FREEMASONRY Robert Freke GOULD
c1885 3 Vols History of FREEMASONRY Robert Freke GOULD

Price: £1,205.00

An early edition of Robert Freke Gould's famous The History of Freemasonry. A lovely leather bound copy (the original publishers deluxe binding - most were cloth) An excellent copy in great

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c1885 Proceedings in Parliament by Various scarce
c1885 Proceedings in Parliament by Various scarce

Price: £49.99

A scarce selection of minutes recorded in the House of Commons regarding a variety of issues and bills that were discussed on that particular day. Containing very detailed account of who was present and what exactly was said...

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c1886 2 Vol Age We Live In BRITISH HISTORY James Taylor
c1886 2 Vol Age We Live In BRITISH HISTORY James Taylor

Price: £119.99

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c1890 The Adventures of Mr Verdant Green by Cuthbert Bede Illustrated
c1890 The Adventures of Mr Verdant Green by Cuthbert Bede Illustrated

Price: £28.00

A scarce copy of The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green by Cuthbert Bede.With Numerous Illustrations.Designed and drawn on wood by the author.On hundred and thirty-sixth thousand.

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c1891 2vol William Sydney England and the English in the Eighteenth Century
c1891 2vol William Sydney England and the English in the Eighteenth Century

Price: £39.99

A second edition two volume set of William Connor Sydney's 'England and the English in the Eighteenth Century'. Sydney's survey of English life in the eighteenth-century covers a broad range of duties, including, but not limited...

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c1899 8vol The Age We Live In Nineteenth Century History James Taylor
c1899 8vol The Age We Live In Nineteenth Century History James Taylor

Price: £250.00

James Taylor's history of Great Britain in the nineteenth century. A new and enlarged edition, supplied to subscribers only. Illustrated throughout with thirty-five coloured plates, including coloured maps (no collation available)....

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c1902 A Souvenir Jubilee Celebration Greenfield Congregational Church Bradford
c1902 A Souvenir Jubilee Celebration Greenfield Congregational Church Bradford

Price: £60.00

A very scarce commemorative work regarding the jubilee of the Greenfield Congregational Church, Bradford. A nicely preserved piece of local history from West Yorkshire. With the bookplate...

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c1917 ETON Prose Verse Anthology Arthur C. AINGER Illus
c1917 ETON Prose Verse Anthology Arthur C. AINGER Illus

Price: £59.99

An interesting and beautifully presented anthology of prose and verse about Eton College. Featuring 30 hand tipped coloured plates with captioned guards, reproduced from paintings by Arthur Garratt and Eton portraits, including...

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c1925 Story of British SPORTING PRINTS Frank SILTZER
c1925 Story of British SPORTING PRINTS Frank SILTZER

Price: £59.99

An illustrated history and catalogue of Sporting Prints from Britian with some biographies of famous Sporting painters. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial decoration. With Twenty plates, collated complete. Little...

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c1938 W Henry Brown Co-Operation in a University Town Cambridge First Ed
c1938  W Henry Brown Co-Operation in a University Town Cambridge First Ed

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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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Normandy to the Baltic MONTGOMERY World War II MAPS d/j
Normandy to the Baltic MONTGOMERY World War II MAPS d/j

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Red hardback bindng with gilt titles to spine and front cover.  Colour dustjacket illustrated with war symbols entitled The Personal Account of the Conquest of Germany.  Inside each cover this book has a sleeve which...

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