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1922 Frau Marie Grubbe Jens Peter Jacobsen German
1922 Frau Marie Grubbe Jens Peter Jacobsen German

Price: £19.00

An historical novel written in German.Jens Peter Jacobsen was a Danish novelist, poet and scientist.  

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1922 Histoire du Canton de Fribourg Gaston Castella History Illustrated
1922 Histoire du Canton de Fribourg Gaston Castella History Illustrated

Price: £150.00

An illustrated edition of this history of the Canton of Fribourg.Printed in French. With 32 plates.The Canton of Fribourg is a canton of Switzerland and the first to enter the Swiss confederation in 1481.

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1923 Britain's Life-Boats Major A J Dawson Foreward Joseph Conrad Signed Illus
1923 Britain's Life-Boats Major A J Dawson Foreward Joseph Conrad Signed Illus

Price: £350.00

A scarce signed limited edition of this celebratory history of British lifeboat services.Number 125 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the Chairman, Deputy Chariman and Secretary of the RNLI. Alec John Dawson was an English author,...

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1923 Christmas and Christmas Lore First Edition T G Crippen Tradition Stories
1923 Christmas and Christmas Lore First Edition T G Crippen Tradition Stories

Price: £70.00

A fascinating collection of tales regarding Christmas.This anthology provides a selection of tales and writings regarding Christmas traditions and Christmas Lore.Subjects discussed include the origin of Christmas, Use of Evergreens,...

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1923 Richmond Its People and Its Story Stanard Illustrated First Edition
1923 Richmond Its People and Its Story Stanard Illustrated First Edition

Price: £40.00

A fascinating single volume work on the history of Richmond, examining the capital city's past from the Colonial Period to the war between the states, and the following reconstruction. This...

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1923-27 21vol Ourvrages De G Lenotre Memoirs Et Souvenirs Sur La Revolution
1923-27 21vol Ourvrages De G Lenotre Memoirs Et Souvenirs Sur La Revolution

Price: £750.00

A collection of some of the works of G. Lenotre. Ouvrages de G. Lenotre with Mmoires et Souvenirs sur la Rvolution et l'Empire, publis avec les documents indits and Le Mystecisme Rvolutionnaire: Robespierre et la Mere de Dieu. With...

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1924 2Vol The Eventful Years The Twentieth Century in The Making First Edition
1924 2Vol The Eventful Years The Twentieth Century in The Making First Edition

Price: £120.00

The fascinating history of the twentieth century, 'These Eventful Years' in two leather bound volumes. First Edition. One of fifteen hundred copied especially bound and numbered. This particular...

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1924 The Legacy of Greece Gilbert Murray Essays RW Livingstone Fine Binding
1924 The Legacy of Greece Gilbert Murray Essays RW Livingstone Fine Binding

Price: £120.00

A collection of essays in a beautiful leather binding from Scotch College, Melbourne. The fourth impression of this work, sixteenth thousand. With essays by Gilbert Murray, W R Inge, J Burnet,...

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1924 The Legacy of Rome Essays Cyril Bailey Illustrated
1924 The Legacy of Rome Essays Cyril Bailey Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A smart copy of this collection of essays on Rome, in a full calf prize binding. In a prize binding from Scotch College, Melbourne. 'The Legacy of Rome' is a fascinating collection of essays...

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1924-1925 4Vol The Lives of the Rakes E. Beresford Chancellor Signed
1924-1925 4Vol The Lives of the Rakes E. Beresford Chancellor Signed

Price: £160.00

A signed four volume set of this biography of rakes.Four of original six volumes.Volumes include: Volume II- The Restoration Rakes, Volume IV- The Hell Fire Club, Volume V- Old Q and Barrymore, Volume VI- the Regency Rakes.One of three...

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1924-1926 9vols Gobernantes Del Peru Roberto Levillier Spanish
1924-1926 9vols Gobernantes Del Peru Roberto Levillier Spanish

Price: £300.00

Exploring the history of the Peru, through the letters of its leaders. Edited by Roberto Levillier. In the original Spanish. Nine volumes of an original 14 volume set. Volumes VI to volume...

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1924-32 4vols Calendar of Early Mayor's Court Rolls of the City of London
1924-32 4vols Calendar of Early Mayor's Court Rolls of the City of London

Price: £120.00

A collection of Court Rolls, edited by A. H. Thomas, Late of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, Clerk of the Records.Four of the complete six volumes.Preserved among the Archives of the Corporation of the City of London at the Guildhall...

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1925 Long BARROWS COTSWOLDS Crawford Illustrated Scarce
1925 Long BARROWS COTSWOLDS Crawford Illustrated Scarce

Price: £295.00

A fascinating work examining the remains of ancient settlings in the Costwold hills. First Edition. 'A descritpion of long barrows, stone circles and other Megalithic remains in the area covered by sheet 8 of the quarter-inch odnance...

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1925-72 50vol Archaeologia Aeliana Society Antiquaries Newcastle Upon Tyne
1925-72 50vol Archaeologia Aeliana Society Antiquaries Newcastle Upon Tyne

Price: £1,300.00

An extensive collection of archaeological records from the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne.Illustrated throughout with many folding plates and illustrations in the text. Including chapters on The Walbottle (Throckley)...

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1926 2vol The Armies of the First French Republic.. R W Phipps Dustwrapper 1st
1926 2vol The Armies of the First French Republic.. R W Phipps Dustwrapper 1st

Price: £750.00

Two volumes of this work on the First French Republic armies.Volume I is The Armee Du NordVolume II is The Armees De La Moselle, Du Rhin de Sambre et Meuse, De Rhin-Et-MoselleWith four plates to volume I and seven plates to volume...

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1926 A Short History of the English People Everyman's Library John Richard Green
1926 A Short History of the English People Everyman's Library John Richard Green

Price: £45.00

A succinct one-volume edition of Green's A Short History.Illustrated, with seven maps, six of which are coloured.With an introduction and notes by L Cecil Jane and a survey of 1815-1914 by R P Farley.Edited by Ernest Rhys.This work...

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1926 Book of Discovery, the T C Bridges First Edition Illustrated
1926 Book of Discovery, the T C Bridges First Edition Illustrated

Price: £140.00

A copy of 'The Book of Discovery' by T. C. Bridges.With a frontispiece, plates and illustrations in colour and black and white.First Edition.

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1926 Cattle Chosen Australian Settlement E O G Shann First Edition Illustrated
1926 Cattle Chosen Australian Settlement E O G Shann First Edition Illustrated

Price: £220.00

A fascinating historical work regarding the settlement of south-western Australia.The first edition, scarce with original dustwrapper.An exceptional copy.Illustrated, with a portrait frontispiece of John Garrett Bussell and...

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1926 Eton College Christopher Hussey Illustrated Country Life Publication
1926 Eton College Christopher Hussey Illustrated Country Life Publication

Price: £26.00

A fascinating Country Life publication on one of England's most prestigious boarding schools.Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs and paintings of the college campus throughout its vast history.Founded in...

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1926 Les Lettres de Cachet Franck Funck-Brentano First Edition History
1926 Les Lettres de Cachet Franck Funck-Brentano First Edition History

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this historical work from Frantz Funck-Brentano. From the Bibliotheque d'Histoire. Frantz Funck-Brentano (15 June 1862 13 June 1947) was a French historian and librarian. Containing letters of kings of France....

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1926 Ronsard Et Son Temps Pierre Champion Illus French Burns and Harris Binding
1926 Ronsard Et Son Temps Pierre Champion Illus French Burns and Harris Binding

Price: £50.00

A fascinating look into the life and time of the important French poet, Pierre de Ronsard. Illustrates throughout and in the original French, this volume was written by the historian, Pierre Champion. ...

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1926 Sea-Kings of Crete James Baikie Illustrated Uncommon Folding Map
1926 Sea-Kings of Crete James Baikie Illustrated Uncommon Folding Map

Price: £45.00

A fourth edition copy of Rev. James Baikie's 'The Sea-Kings of Crete', complete with thirty two photographic plates, a 'sketch-map of Crete' and a folding map of the 'Plan of Knossos'. In an...

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1926 St Paul's Cathedral by S A Werner First Edition Illustrated
1926 St Paul's Cathedral by S A Werner First Edition Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A reference book on St Paul's Cathedral by S. A. Warner.Illustrations in Line are by the Author.From the Preface: "Here within these covers will be found a general account of this famous building which will supply the average inquirer...

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1926 The Book of Discovery T C Bridges Dustwrapper Illustrated Marco Polo
1926 The Book of Discovery T C Bridges Dustwrapper Illustrated Marco Polo

Price: £70.00

This is a charmingly illustrated first edition, second impression, of this collection of adventure stories.With a frontispiece and several plates and illustrations.With the very scarce  dustwrapper.Covering stories of travel and...

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1926 The Vespasiano Memoirs Illustrious Men XVth Century De Bisticci Illus
1926 The Vespasiano Memoirs Illustrious Men XVth Century De Bisticci Illus

Price: £55.00

An interesting collection of short biographies of illustrious figures in the fifteenth century, illustrated throughout. 'The Vespasiano Memoirs' is an interesting collection of memoirs of significant...

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1926 Travel and Travellers of the Middle Ages A Newton Ogden History Pilgrimages
1926 Travel and Travellers of the Middle Ages A Newton Ogden History Pilgrimages

Price: £90.00

An historical work on the Middle Ages in England.Edited by Arthur Percival Newton, a historian of the British Empire. He was the general editor of The Cambridge History of the British Empire.This work comprises of a...

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1927 Harold William Thompson Anecdotes and Egotisms of Henry Mackenzie 1st Ed
1927 Harold William Thompson Anecdotes and Egotisms of Henry Mackenzie 1st Ed

Price: £30.00

A copy of The Anecdotes and Egotisms of Henry Mackenzie, edited by Harold William Thompson. Henry Mackenzie was known as the 'Addison of the North', and published both fictional and non-fictional. Includes anecdotes about Mackenzie's...

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1927 Italian Navy in the World War 1915-1918 Scarce First Edition Illustrated
1927 Italian Navy in the World War 1915-1918 Scarce First Edition Illustrated

Price: £175.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating study of the Italian Navy in the First World War, dealing with such topics as ships, mines, uniforms, medical services, and torpedoes, to name a few. ...

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1927 Rulers of the Indian Ocean Admiral Ballard Illustrated
1927 Rulers of the Indian Ocean Admiral Ballard Illustrated

Price: £44.00

An interesting history of the Indian Ocean, written by George Alexander Ballard, illustrated throughout. This work comprises of the maritime history of the Indian Ocean, from the earliest times...

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1927 Secret History of Procopius Richard Atwater Translation Scarce Dustwrapper
1927 Secret History of Procopius Richard Atwater Translation Scarce Dustwrapper

Price: £34.99

An English translation of the Secret History of Byzantine scholar Procopius. The Secret History covers roughly the same years as the first seven books of the History of Justinian's Wars and appears to have been written after they...

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1927 Short History of Weymouth for Use of Schools Illustrated Maps Black Death
1927 Short History of Weymouth for Use of Schools Illustrated Maps Black Death

Price: £65.00

A scarce editon of this history of Weymouth.Illustrated frontispiece of King Geroge III at Weymouth with illustrated plates throughout. The book details the derivation of the name Weymouth, the Black Death, St. Nicholas Chapel, the...

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1927 The Dictionary of English Furniture Illus Macquoid and Edwards Vol III 1st
1927 The Dictionary of English Furniture Illus Macquoid and Edwards Vol III 1st

Price: £120.00

A first edition of this work on English furniture.Volume III of III containing MO-Z. With 16 colour plates.Percy Macquoid was a theatrical designer and connoisseur of English furniture. He was the author of various articles and four...

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1927-28 2Vol This Generation Thomas Cox Meech 1900-1926 History Britain First
1927-28 2Vol This Generation Thomas Cox Meech 1900-1926 History Britain First

Price: £48.00

A scarce two volume set of this work by Thomas Meech.The first edition, complete in two volumes.A history of Great Britain and Ireland between 1900 - 1926.Thomas Meech was an English journalist, author and lawyer best known for this...

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1927-28 5Vol L'Histoire La Vie Les Moevrs et La Curiosite 1450-1900 Illus Plates
1927-28 5Vol L'Histoire La Vie Les Moevrs et La Curiosite 1450-1900 Illus Plates

Price: £380.00

This is a five volume set of this work by John Grand-Carteret.Illustrated throughout with full colour plates and fold outs as well as illustrations within the text. Printed in French.Complete in five volumes.These volumes follow French...

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1928 2vol Nepal by Perceval Landon Illustrated Folding Maps First Ed
1928 2vol Nepal by Perceval Landon Illustrated Folding Maps First Ed

Price: £550.00

A two volume set of this excellent work regarding the history of Nepal, complete with many plates and folding maps. The first edition of the work. Collate complete with five maps, four of...

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1928 Christophe Colomb Vu Par Un Marin Charcot Illustrated
1928 Christophe Colomb Vu Par Un Marin Charcot Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A smart account of the naval voyages of Christopher Columbus. With numerous illustrations, including maps and facsimiles of the writings of Columbus, and coloured title page. In French. Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs...

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1928 HISTORY Bunyan Country PILGRIMS PROGRESS Illus 1ST
1928 HISTORY Bunyan Country PILGRIMS PROGRESS Illus 1ST

Price: £19.99

A First Edition of Harper's illustrated study of the landmarks of The Pilgrim's Progress. Bound in cloth with gilt and stamped lettering, and a stamped pictorial motif. With a frontis showing a portrait of Bunyan, and fifty illustrations...

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1928 Mail And Passenger Steamships Captain H. Parker Illus First Ed
1928 Mail And Passenger Steamships Captain H. Parker Illus First Ed

Price: £85.00

A beautifully illustrated work regarding the history of steamships in the nineteenth century including ships built by Cunard, P&O and Collins. The first edition. Collated complete with...

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1928 OLD SILVER of EUROPE and AMERICA Antiques 1st
1928 OLD SILVER of EUROPE and AMERICA Antiques 1st

Price: £36.99

Publisher's full cloth binding with silver titles to spine and front board. A fascinating country by country guide to antique silver in Europe and America with 96 plates. "Within these pages an attempt has been made to compile,...

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1928-39 9Vol Crawford and Austin Antiquity A Quarterly Review of Archeology Ill
1928-39 9Vol Crawford and Austin Antiquity A Quarterly Review of Archeology Ill

Price: £550.00

A comprehensive collection of Antiquity an illustrated journal of ArchaeologyIllustrated throughout with engravings and folding mapsAntiquity is an academic journal dedicated to the subject of archaeology. It publishes four editions...

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1929 C J Gadd History And Monuments Of UR Illustrated With Photographs
1929 C J Gadd History And Monuments Of UR Illustrated With Photographs

Price: £29.99

A history of the ancient oriental lands, also decribing its monuments, illustrated with thirty-two plates from photographs. Second impression. Written by Cecil John Gadd of the Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities of...

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1929 Court Rolls Of The Bishop Of London's Manor Of Hornsey 1603-1701 Limited Ed
1929 Court Rolls Of The Bishop Of London's Manor Of Hornsey 1603-1701 Limited Ed

Price: £39.99

Parish of Hornsey Court Rolls of the Bishop of London's Manor of Hornsey 1603-1701. Transcribed and edited by William McBeath Marcham and Frank Marcham. Limited edition number 89 of 235 copies. Illustrated with foldout map and...

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1929 Gabriel Hanotaux Joffre Le Vainqueur de la Marne Signed
1929 Gabriel Hanotaux Joffre Le Vainqueur de la Marne Signed

Price: £95.00

A re-bound copy of Hanotaux's Joffre Le Vainqueur de la Marne - signed by the author.Marshal Joseph Jacques Cesaire Joffre (1852 1931), was a French general during World War I. He is most known for regrouping the retreating allied...

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1929 Glory GREECE Hellenic Culture J.C. STOBART Illus
1929 Glory GREECE Hellenic Culture J.C. STOBART Illus

Price: £132.00

A smart copy of this interesting and beautifully illustrated account of Ancient Greece. The 1929 reprint of the second edition (published 1915). Featuring 92 photogravure plates, including a tissue guarded frontispiece of...

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1929 Historic Costume A Chronicle of Fashion Europe 1490-1790 Francis Kelly
1929 Historic Costume A Chronicle of Fashion  Europe 1490-1790 Francis Kelly

Price: £27.00

A beautifully illustrated second edition of this history of fashion in Western Europe.This edition, revised and enlarged, includes both full coloured plates and monochrome illustrations, including illustrations by Randolph Schwabe....

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1929 Ordenanzas Don Francisco de Toledo Roberto Levillier Peru Spanish History
1929 Ordenanzas Don Francisco de Toledo Roberto Levillier Peru Spanish History

Price: £120.00

A history of the Virrey of Peru, Francisco de Toledo, in the original Spanish. In the original Spanish. A fascinating piece of South American history. With letters, papers and ordinances...

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1929 The Intimate Life of the Last Tsarina Romanov Princess C Radziwill Asprey
1929 The Intimate Life of the Last Tsarina Romanov Princess C Radziwill Asprey

Price: £500.00

A fascinating biography of Alexandra Feodorovna, the final Empress of Russia. Written by Princess Catherine Radziwill, a notable Polish aristocrat. She was a prominent figure at the Imperial courts in Germany and Russia.To the...

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1929 The Magic Island William Buehler Seabrook Illustrated Very Scarce First Edition
1929 The Magic Island William Buehler Seabrook Illustrated Very Scarce First Edition

Price: £140.00

A later reissue of the first edition of 'The Magic Island', a book about the occult in Haiti. This is a very scarce edition of a later reissue of the first edition. 'The Magic Island' is a...

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1929 The World Jamboree The Quest of the Golden Arrow Boy Scouts Illustrated
1929 The World Jamboree The Quest of the Golden Arrow Boy Scouts Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A second edition copy of the 1929 'World Jamboree: The Quest of the Golden Arrow', complete with foreword by the Chief Scout, Lord Baden-Powell. Published to commemorate the 3rd World Scout...

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1929-1932 2vol Audley Pedigrees Aleyn Lyell Reade Presentation Copy Genealogy
1929-1932 2vol Audley Pedigrees Aleyn Lyell Reade Presentation Copy Genealogy

Price: £49.99

A privately-printed genealogical work on the Audley family. Complete with presentation slips bound to the front of each volume, stating this copy's presentation to the Royal Insitution, London. Including a supplementary pamphlets...

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1929-30 7vols Mysore Gazetteer Compiled For Government C. Hayavadana Rao Scarce
1929-30 7vols Mysore Gazetteer Compiled For Government C. Hayavadana Rao Scarce

Price: £950.00

A seven volume set of works on the region of India know as Mysore, this being a new edition edited by C. Hayavadana Rao. In the publisher's original cloth. New edition. This set includes volume...

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1930 - 1931 2vol Nueva Cronica de la Conquista del Tucuman Roberto Levillier
1930 - 1931 2vol Nueva Cronica de la Conquista del Tucuman Roberto Levillier

Price: £70.00

A comprehensive history of the sixteenth century Tucuman conquest. Incomplete in two volumes, volumes two and three out of three. Roberto Levillier's history of the conquest of Tucuman, which...

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1930 Amy Cruse The Englishman And His Books First Edition With Dustwrapper
1930 Amy Cruse The Englishman And His Books First Edition With Dustwrapper

Price: £70.00

A first edition of this history by Amy Cruse, in the original dustwrapper.Described as a "goldmine of suggestion" by Victoria Sackville-West, the work humorously traces the history of books and reading in the nineteenth century, offering...

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1930 DISCOVERIES INVENTIONS Twentieth Century Edward CRESSY
1930 DISCOVERIES INVENTIONS Twentieth Century Edward CRESSY

Price: £99.99

A detailed and interesting copy of Edward Cressy's history of Discoveries and Inventions of the Twentieth Century, written on request by Routledge as a continuation of Robert Routledge's Nineteeth Century edition. Set in a beautiful...

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1930 English Collectors of Books and Manuscripts 1530 - 1930 Seymour de Ricci
1930 English Collectors of Books and Manuscripts 1530 - 1930 Seymour de Ricci

Price: £125.00

A volume containing four lectures delivered at Cambridge in 1929Seymour de Ricci was a bibliographer and historian, who was born in England but raised and became a citizen of France.

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1930 Grandeur and Misery of Victory by Georges Clemenceau First Edition
1930 Grandeur and Misery of Victory by Georges Clemenceau First Edition

Price: £44.99

A first edition of the memoirs of Georges Clemenceau, published after his death. English translation by F. M. Atkinson. Georges Benjamin Clemenceau (28 September 1841 24 November 1929) was a French statesman who led the nation...

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1930 Hobhouse Wheeler Ginsberg Material Culture And Social Institutions Essay
1930 Hobhouse Wheeler Ginsberg Material Culture And Social Institutions Essay

Price: £44.99

The Material Culture of Social Institutions of the Simpler Peoples An Essay in Correlation by L. T. Hobhouse, G. C. Wheeler and M. Ginsberg. In unclipped dustwrapper. The introduction and first two chapters were previously published...

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1930 J Harvey Bloom First Edition Folk Lore Customs Superstitions Shakespeare
1930 J Harvey Bloom First Edition Folk Lore Customs Superstitions Shakespeare

Price: £50.00

A scarce first edition of this study into the folklore and customs of Warwickshire and the surrounding areas.With chapters concerning everything from farm work to the occult, this detailed collection explores local custom in depth,...

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1930 La Vie Privee dans la Grece Classique Charles Picard
1930 La Vie Privee dans la Grece Classique Charles Picard

Price: £24.00

An attractive copy of this work on Ancient Greece.With fourty monochrome plates.Charles Picard was a prominent Classical archaeologist and historian of ancient Greek art.

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1930 Merlin Poinssot Crateres Candelabra Marbre Trouves Mahdia Archaeology Book
1930 Merlin Poinssot Crateres Candelabra Marbre Trouves Mahdia Archaeology Book

Price: £34.00

A detailed, scholarly account of an archeological finding off the Tunisian coast .Discovered was an Athenian ship that contained many marble vases and candelabra which contributed extensively to the progress of dating and the importance...

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1930 Old and Happy By William Pett Ridge Limited Edition 148/500 Signed Author
1930 Old and Happy By William Pett Ridge Limited Edition 148/500 Signed Author

Price: £140.00

A very scarce limited edition presentation copy signed by the author being number 148 of 500 with a list of subscribers to rear. An account by William Pett Ridge of hisd visit to the Almshouses in Wood Green along with a short story...

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1930 Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages E L Cutts Illustrated
1930 Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages E L Cutts Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A history of the Middle Ages from Edward L. Cutts. Illustrated throughout with many plates. Bookplate of W. S. Milne to front pastedown.

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1930 Seymour de Ricci English Collectors of Books and Manuscripts 1530 - 1930
1930 Seymour de Ricci English Collectors of Books and Manuscripts 1530 - 1930

Price: £125.00

A volume containing four lectures delivered at Cambridge in 1929Seymour de Ricci was a bibliographer and historian, who was born in England but raised and became a citizen of France.

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1930 The Chronicler of European CHIVALRY Coulton
1930 The Chronicler of European CHIVALRY Coulton

Price: £46.99

A red, cloth hardback with gilt lettering to spine and illustrated throughout.  This volume contains eight, tipped in colour plates on thick paper, plus 75, black and white illustrations.  At the beginning of the volumet...

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1930 The Times Book Of Printing In The Twentieth Century With Illustrations
1930 The Times Book Of Printing In The Twentieth Century With Illustrations

Price: £50.00

A history of printing in the twentieth century.Published by The Times newspaper, the work contains colour plates and numerous interesting advertisments to the rear of the volume.

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1930-2 3Vols Brian Tunstall The Byng Papers Illustrated With Maps And Plates
1930-2 3Vols Brian Tunstall The Byng Papers Illustrated With Maps And Plates

Price: £125.00

The naval papers of George Byng, a celebrated English admiral, and those of his son, the infamous John Byng, who was court martialed and shot.George Byng was a leiutenant when he delivered a message to Prince William of Orange, assuring...

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1930-31 3vol FRENCH Memoires Chancellor Prince de Bulow
1930-31 3vol FRENCH Memoires Chancellor Prince de Bulow

Price: £92.99

Three brown, cloth hardbacks with gilt lettering to spines.  This set contains volumes two, three and four only.  Volumes two and three contain sixteen illustrated plates each, with the third volume containing 20...

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1931 A Century of Gunmen A Study in Lawlessness Frederick Watson
1931 A Century of Gunmen A Study in Lawlessness Frederick Watson

Price: £20.00

An historical work on American gunmen.With a vignette title page.A collection of essays originally posted in 'The Time Literary Supplement' which include 'The American Heritage', 'The Six-Shooter', 'The Western Gunman in Life and Literature',...

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1931 A Century of Journalism Sydney Morning Herald Australian Life 1831-1931
1931 A Century of Journalism Sydney Morning Herald Australian Life 1831-1931

Price: £90.00

A fascinating work of journalistic history charting the first one hundred years of The Sydney Morning Herald. In the original publishers cloth binding. A fascinating volume documenting a...

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1931 Andre Siegfried La Crise Britannique Au XX Siecle Dedication by Author
1931 Andre Siegfried La Crise Britannique Au XX Siecle Dedication by Author

Price: £110.00

A quarter-calf binding of Siegfried's La Crise Britannique Au XXc. Siecle.With a dedication by the author.Andre Siegfried (1875 1959) was a French academic, geographer and political writer best known for his commentaries on American,...

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1931 BUCKINGHAM PALACE by Harold Clifford Smith
1931 BUCKINGHAM PALACE by Harold Clifford Smith

Price: £169.99

A first edition of Harold Clifford Smith's extensive book on Buckingham Palace. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and clipped dust wrapper. First edition. Harold Clifford Smith (1887-1960) was Keeper of the Department of...

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1931 Buckingham Palace Its Furniture Decoration Treasures H Clifford Smith
1931 Buckingham Palace Its Furniture Decoration Treasures H Clifford Smith

Price: £74.99

A history of Buckingham palace by H. Clifford Smith. Illustrated throughout with three colour plates, and around three hundred and fifty monochrome plates. With introductory chapters on the building and site by Christopher Hussey. The...

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1931 Catalogue of Loan Exhibition of Scottish Art and Antiquities First Edition
1931 Catalogue of Loan Exhibition of Scottish Art and Antiquities First Edition

Price: £29.99

A scarce copy of a Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Scottish Art and Antiquities. In aid of the Time and Talents Club for Girls and Children in Dockhead, Bermondsey, and the Scottish Charities in London. Contains numerous...

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1931 Charters and Bye-Laws St Patrick's Hospital Dublin Jonathan Swift Will
1931 Charters and Bye-Laws St Patrick's Hospital Dublin Jonathan Swift Will

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of the bylaws of St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin. Also containing a copy of the will of Jonathan Swift, who founded the hospital. Bookplate of the Governors of St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin to front pastedown.

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1931 H Clifford Smith Buckingham Palace Its Furniture Royalty Interiors
1931 H Clifford Smith Buckingham Palace Its Furniture Royalty Interiors

Price: £70.00

An extensive and fascinating history of Buckingham palace by H. Clifford Smith. Illustrated throughout with three colour plates, and around three hundred and fifty monochrome plates.With introductory chapters on the building and...

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1931 My Book of Heroes and Heroines First Edition Hayward Edwards Illustrated
1931 My Book of Heroes and Heroines First Edition Hayward Edwards Illustrated

Price: £85.00

The first edition of this historical book for children.A scarce childrens work.Illustrated throughout with ten coloured plates of historical figures.This title is a guide to historical 'heroes' and 'heroines'. It is a collection of...

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1931 The Kalendar and Compost of Shepards Guy Marchant Medieval Literature
1931 The Kalendar and Compost of Shepards Guy Marchant Medieval Literature

Price: £99.99

A scarce reprint of this devotional text by priest and printer Guy Marchant. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignette illustrations. Marchant's output was mainly of moderate-sized devotional texts but he is particularly...

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1931 Women and Crime Cecil Bishop First Edition Prositiution
1931 Women and Crime Cecil Bishop First Edition Prositiution

Price: £24.00

A first edition of this history of the links between women and crime by Cecil Bishop. With chapters on prostitution, assaults, perversions, and more.

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1932 Comenius in England by R Fitzgibbon Young H A L Fisher Signed First Edition
1932 Comenius in England by R Fitzgibbon Young H A L Fisher Signed First Edition

Price: £140.00

An account of the visit of Jan Amos Komensky (Comenius), the Czech philosopher and educationist, to London in 1641-1642 and its bearing on the origins of the Royal Society. First edition, with an ink inscription to title page and...

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1932 Fifty Years 1882-1932 Trevelyan PLATES
1932 Fifty Years 1882-1932 Trevelyan PLATES

Price: £24.99

Bound in green cloth with lots of lovely plates throughout depicting scenes over the fifty year period. Anthology of contributions to The Times which includes; Politics and the Styateman, By the Earl of Middleton Society and the...

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1932 Hoare's Bank A Record 1672-1932 Private Bank History Privately Published
1932 Hoare's Bank A Record 1672-1932 Private Bank History Privately Published

Price: £220.00

A history of the private bank Hoare and Co.Hoare and Co is an English private bank. It is the oldest bank in the UK and the world's fourth oldest bank.With a portrait of Sir Richard Hoare to the frontispiece.Printed for private circulation.With...

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1932 Illustrated History of The Scottish National War Memorial Sir Ian Hamilton
1932 Illustrated History of The Scottish National War Memorial Sir Ian Hamilton

Price: £23.99

An informative and detailed insight into the history of the Scottish National War Memorial. Illustrated in colour, with an introduction by General Sir Ian Hamilton. From the Introduction: "To every Scot, surely, even to the...

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1932 Le Blason French Heraldry P B Gheusi European Genealogy Illustrated Limited
1932 Le Blason French Heraldry P B Gheusi European Genealogy Illustrated Limited

Price: £240.00

An attractive history of heraldry from P. B. Gheusi.In French.Illustrated throughout with many vignette arms and crests. Limited to 960 copies, of which this is numbered 630.Pierre-Barthlemy Gheusi, also known by the pseudonym...

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1932 Presidential Address 13 July 1932 H A L Fisher British Academy Very Scarce
1932 Presidential Address 13 July 1932 H A L Fisher British Academy Very Scarce

Price: £24.99

A record of the resignation speech of the Right Hon. H. A. L. Fisher from his post as the President of the British academy. Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher  (1865 1940) was an English historian, educator, and Liberal politician....

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1932 Reginald Bacon The Concise Story Of The Dover Patrol First Edition
1932 Reginald Bacon The Concise Story Of The Dover Patrol First Edition

Price: £35.00

A first edition of this volume of naval history.Written by Reginald Bacon, the work contains plates, including a frontipiece portrait of the author, and diagrams throughout, with some detached maps inserted to rear.A detailed...

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1932 The Ancient Monuments of Rome Theodore Pignatorre Illustrated First Edition
1932 The Ancient Monuments of Rome Theodore Pignatorre Illustrated First Edition

Price: £24.00

An interesting work on the architectural features of Ancient Rome. This work discusses the ancient monuments in all their glory and contains numerous illustrations from sketches by the author.The work discusses theatres, amphitheatres,...

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1932-1935 4Vol Modes and Manners by Max Von Boehn Colour Plates Dustwrappers
1932-1935 4Vol Modes and Manners by Max Von Boehn Colour Plates Dustwrappers

Price: £110.00

A set of this work by Max Von Boehn.Complete in four volumes.With 104 colour plates.Volume I contains: From the Decline of the Ancient World to the RenaissanceVolume II contains: The Sixteenth CenturyVolume III contains: The...

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1932-5 4vols Modes and Manners by Max Von Boehn Translated from the German
1932-5 4vols Modes and Manners by Max Von Boehn Translated from the German

Price: £250.00

A set of Modes and Manners by Max Von Boehn.Translated from the German by Joan Joshua.Complete in four volumes.Volume I contains: From the Decline of the Ancient World to the Renaissance With 25 Plates in Colour and 220 Illustrations...

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1933 A Picture Book of Bookbindings, Domestic Silver etc Victoria and Albert
1933 A Picture Book of Bookbindings, Domestic Silver etc Victoria and Albert

Price: £99.99

A smartly bound collection of pictorial pamphlets depicting collections at the Victorian and Albert Museum. Includes bookbindings from before 1550, english domestic silver 14th to 16th century, English silver spoons, and English...

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1933 Harold Clunn The Face Of Paris Record Of A Century Of Changes Illustrated
1933 Harold Clunn The Face Of Paris Record Of A Century Of Changes Illustrated

Price: £34.99

The Face of Paris The Record of a Century's Changes and Developments by Harold Clunn. With numerous photogravure illustrations. The first reprint from the same year of original publication. The intention of this work was to 'attempt...

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1933 History of the University of Edinburgh A. Logan Turner Scottish History
1933 History of the University of Edinburgh A. Logan Turner Scottish History

Price: £59.99

A detailed History of the University of Edinburgh. With an engraved frontispiece, illustration to the title-page and photographs and illustrations throughout. There is a contents page and an introduction to the front...

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1933 National Provincial Bank 1833-1933 Presentation Copy First Edition
1933 National Provincial Bank 1833-1933 Presentation Copy First Edition

Price: £37.00

A presentation copy of this interesting work.With a number stamped to the presentation page '5628'. 'Presented by the Directors of the National Provincial Bank Limited to C J Brand.Loosely inserted is a compliments slip from Sir Alfred...

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1933 Old Public School Boys Whos Who Series Eton Essay By Edward Lyttleton First
1933 Old Public School Boys Whos Who Series Eton Essay By Edward Lyttleton First

Price: £44.99

The Old Public School-Boys' Who's Who Series: Eton, with a prefatory essay by the Hon. and Rev. Edward Lyttelton who was Headmaster of Eton from 1905-16. With a portrait of founder Henry VI to frontispiece. First edition. Eton...

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1933 Scottish History of the University of Edinburgh A. Logan Turner
1933 Scottish History of the University of Edinburgh A. Logan Turner

Price: £79.99

A detailed History of the University of Edinburgh. With an engraved frontispiece, illustration to the title-page and photographs and illustrations throughout. There is a contents page and an introduction to the front...

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1933 The Medici Colonel G F Young
1933 The Medici Colonel G F Young

Price: £70.00

A thrilling account of the infamous Medici family, by G F Colonel. An enthralling read, Colonel G F Young charts the illustrious Medici family, their rise to the top and their subsequent fall....

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1933 Venus Castina Female Impersonators By Bullier Illustrated King Dustwrapper
1933 Venus Castina Female Impersonators By Bullier Illustrated King Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A history of female impersonation by Clarence Joseph Bulliet and illustrated with fantastic and satirical drawings by Alexander King and in original dustwrapper. An exact reprint of the 1928 limited edition. 'The subject...

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1933-64 Troy Various Articles Rebound Collection of Studies and Papers
1933-64 Troy Various Articles Rebound Collection of Studies and Papers

Price: £110.00

A unique and fascinating collection of works exploring TroyContaining paperback 'Gnomon' dates 1933 in GermanRevue des Etudes Ancients dated 1938 in FrenchThe Fauna of the settlement of Troy in EnglishTurova Harabesi dates 1938 in...

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1934 10vol The Cambridge Modern History Lord Acton A W Ward Prothero Leathes
1934 10vol The Cambridge Modern History Lord Acton A W Ward Prothero Leathes

Price: £250.00

A comprehensive world history from Lord Acton, starting in eleventh-century Europe and ending in the twentieth century.Containing:Volume I: The RenaissanceVolume II: The ReformationVolume III: The Wars Of ReligionVolume IV: The...

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1934 3 Vols of The Cambridge Modern History (V, VIII, XIII)
1934 3 Vols of The Cambridge Modern History (V, VIII, XIII)

Price: £34.99

Three volumes of The Cambridge Modern History - looking at the Age of Louis XIV, The French Revolution, as well as Tables and General Index.The Cambridge Modern History is a comprehensive modern history of the world, beginning...

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1934 A History of the Great War 1914-1918 by C R M F Cruttwell
1934 A History of the Great War 1914-1918 by C R M F Cruttwell

Price: £45.00

A copy of this historical work of A History of the Great War by C. R. M. F. Cruttwell.Principal of Hertford College, Oxford Formerly Fellow of All Souls College.With numerous illustrations and fold-out maps.

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1934 Carter And Pollard An Enquiry First Edition With Original Dustwrapper
1934 Carter And Pollard An Enquiry First Edition With Original Dustwrapper

Price: £224.00

A first edition of this groundbreaking expose of literary forgery, in the original dustwrapper.Written by John Carter and Graham Pollard, the work is noted as uncovering the vast amounts of forged privately printed and "pre-first"...

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1934 India from a Back Bench by Various Authors
1934 India from a Back Bench by Various Authors

Price: £39.99

A collaborative work on the problem in India in the year 1934. From the Foreword: "The authors of this pamphlet do not claim to be "experts" on India. Our justification for writing it is that we are keenly interested in the problem...

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1934 Literary and Historical Essays Edinburgh Review Lord Macaulay Biography
1934 Literary and Historical Essays Edinburgh Review Lord Macaulay Biography

Price: £37.99

An attractively bound compendium of the literary and historical essays of Lord Macaulay. Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800 1859) was a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer and his...

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1934 The Housewife and the Town Hall Mrs H A L Fisher Author's Own Copy
1934 The Housewife and the Town Hall Mrs H A L Fisher Author's Own Copy

Price: £120.00

A first edition of this reflection on domestic life, written by the wife of H. A. L. Fisher, Lettice Fisher. From Fisher's own library. This book also contains loosely inserted letters to Fisher and a newspaper article about the...

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1935 2vol Winston Churchill Den Store Krig the Great War in Swedish
1935 2vol Winston Churchill Den Store Krig the Great War in Swedish

Price: £160.00

A smart copy of this history of the First World War by Winston Churchill. In Swedish. Churchill gained fame as a war correspondent and wrote books about his campaigns. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 "for his...

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1935 2vols A History of Carmarthenshire John E Lloyd Illustrated Dustwrapper
1935 2vols A History of Carmarthenshire John E Lloyd Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £235.00

The complete two volumes of this County history work.This work is on Carmarthenshire, one of the largest of the thirteen historic counties of Wales.The first edition, first impression of both volumes. With six folding maps to volume...

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1935 6Vol Danmark I Fest og Glaede Julius Clausen Party Festival History Denmark
1935 6Vol Danmark I Fest og Glaede Julius Clausen Party Festival History Denmark

Price: £240.00

A beautifully illustrated set of this work on the cultural history of Denmark.Complete in six volumes.First Edition.Profusely illustrated, including sixteen coloured plates.In Danish.A collection of essays by various authors covering...

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1935 Hans Licht Sexual Life In Ancient Greece Illustrated Original Cloth
1935 Hans Licht Sexual Life In Ancient Greece Illustrated Original Cloth

Price: £23.00

Professor Licht's work on sexuality within ancient Greek society, translated from the original German by J. H. Freese.German scholarship has often taken a lead in the study of Ancient Greece, and this text is a manifestation of that...

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1935 Proceedings of Idara-I-Maarif-I-Islamia First Session Held in Lahore Scarce
1935 Proceedings of Idara-I-Maarif-I-Islamia First Session Held in Lahore Scarce

Price: £190.00

A very scarce work being the proceedings of Idara-I-Maarif-I-Islamia held at Lahore in 1933. The work is written in both English and Arabic. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Content...

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1935 Robo Mediaeval Farnham Everyday Life In An Episcopal Manor Illustrated
1935 Robo Mediaeval Farnham Everyday Life In An Episcopal Manor Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A uncommon volume on mediaeval Farnham.Containing twenty-four monochrome plates, the work provides curious insight into this somewhat niche subject.Contains the ink inscription of Henlen Balisdade of Freustan Manor.

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1936 Annals of Maychester Bensusan First Edition Jameson Binding Alymer Illustrated
1936 Annals of Maychester Bensusan First Edition Jameson Binding Alymer Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A very pleasing rebound copy of this charming work by Samuel Levy Bensusan, in a half crushed morocco binding with cloth covered boards, with John Jameson's binders label tipped to the rear pastedown. ...

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1936 Beads and Magic Horace C Beck Limited Edition Illustrated
1936 Beads and Magic Horace C Beck Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £69.99

A scarce edition of this work on the use on beads in ancient religions. Illustrated with numerous photographs throughout. Limited to 133 copies, of which this is number 75.

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1936 Robert Loder's Farm Accounts 1610-1620 Edited By Fusseel For Royal Hist Soc
1936 Robert Loder's Farm Accounts 1610-1620 Edited By Fusseel For Royal Hist Soc

Price: £22.99

Robert Loder's Farm Accounts 1610 - 1620 being Camden Third Series Volume LIII. Edited for the Royal Historical Society by G. E. Fussell With facsimile of Robert Loder's Farm Account 1610-20 and with tables of information about crops to...

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1936-8 3Vol G Crawford Roland Austin Antiquity A Quarterly Review of Archeology
1936-8 3Vol G Crawford Roland Austin Antiquity A Quarterly Review of Archeology

Price: £100.00

A comprehensive collection of Antiquity an illustrated journal of ArchaeologyIllustrated throughout with engravings and folding mapsAntiquity is an academic journal dedicated to the subject of archaeology. It publishes four editions...

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1937 Burke's Genealogical History of the Landed Gentry Bernard Burke Illustrated
1937 Burke's Genealogical History of the Landed Gentry Bernard Burke Illustrated

Price: £99.99

The Centenary edition of this genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry. Includes an essay on the past and future of the landed gentry along with details on research and preservation that helped compile the book. Burke...

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1937 Burke's Landed Gentry Centenary Edition
1937 Burke's Landed Gentry Centenary Edition

Price: £99.99

An edition of Burke's Landed Gentry for the year 1937. Founded in 1836 by John Burke. Edited by H. Pirie-Gordon. Centenary (15th) edition. Burke's Landed Gentry (original title Burke's Commoners) is the result of nearly two centuries...

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1937 Burke's Landed Gentry Centenary Edition H Pirie Gordon Heraldry Geneaology
1937 Burke's Landed Gentry Centenary Edition H Pirie Gordon Heraldry Geneaology

Price: £140.00

A large and detailed volume of Burke's Landed Gentry.The Centenary (15th) Edition.With several pages of publisher's advertisments. Burke's Landed Gentry is an authoratative text providing detailed listings of families who held titles...

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1937 English Womens Clothing in the Nineteenth Century Willett Cunnington Illus
1937 English Womens Clothing in the Nineteenth Century Willett Cunnington Illus

Price: £50.00

A captivating history of women's clothing.This reference work takes a look at the fashions of the nineteenth century.Illustrated throughout, there are modern photographs of clothes from the period in addition to contemporary photographs.Specifically,...

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1937 H McLachlan The Widows Fund Association 1764 A Historical Sketch First Ed
1937 H McLachlan The Widows Fund Association 1764 A Historical Sketch First Ed

Price: £44.99

An uncommon copy of The Widows' Fund Association (Established 1764) A Historical Sketch by H. McLachlan, printed for private circulation. First edition. "In the Historical Sketch which follows, an attempt has been made to discover...

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1937 History of the Arabs Philip Hitti Illustrated Second Edition Scarce
1937 History of the Arabs Philip Hitti Illustrated Second Edition Scarce

Price: £110.00

A comprehensive historical work on the Arabs.Illustrated, with numerous vignettes and folding maps. Collated, complete.With errata slip bound in at end of contents page.The second edition, revised.Philip K...

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1937 J. Armiger Trollope College Youths History Society Bellringing History
1937 J. Armiger Trollope College Youths History Society Bellringing History

Price: £40.00

A scarce first edition of this history of bellringing in Britiain.Tracing its origins from the beginning, the book provides a comprehensive history of the bellringing and churches in Britain and contains illustrative photographic plates...

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1937 Lords of the Inland Sea Charles Petrie History Mediterranean
1937 Lords of the Inland Sea Charles Petrie History Mediterranean

Price: £90.00

A first edition, third impression of this work by Charles Petrie.Charles Petrie was a British historian who as educated at Oxford before succeeding to the family baronetcy.

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1937 The Manual of Heraldry Francis J. Grant Illustrated
1937 The Manual of Heraldry Francis J. Grant Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A concise description of the several terms used within heraldry, and containing a dictionary of every designation in the science. New and revised edition. Featuring three-hundred and fifty illustrations, and original unclipped...

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1938 Doidge's Western Counties Illustrated Annual 70th Edition
1938 Doidge's Western Counties Illustrated Annual 70th Edition

Price: £59.99

An illustrated 1938 Doidge's West Counties Annual. A coloured picture entitled 'The Island, Newquay' is presented with this annual. A charming 'book to read, a book to refer to.'

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1938 John Betjeman An Oxford University Chest Scarce Unclipped Dustwrapper First
1938 John Betjeman An Oxford University Chest Scarce Unclipped Dustwrapper First

Price: £470.00

A scarce first edition of An Oxford University Chest by John Betjeman. Comprising a Description of the Present State of the Town and University of Oxford with an Itinerary Arranged Alphabetically in original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1938 LATER ANNALS NATAL Alan HATTERSLEY first edition, illustrated
1938 LATER ANNALS NATAL Alan HATTERSLEY first edition, illustrated

Price: £275.00

A fascinating study of the Natal provence of South Africa from 1865 to 1900. Compiled and Edited by Alan F. Hattersley, a former Professor of History at Natal University College. The book survey's British expansion in...

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1938 Richard Cleveland The Log of The Caroline 1799 Pacific North Quarterly
1938 Richard Cleveland The Log of The Caroline 1799 Pacific North Quarterly

Price: £75.00

A scarce book detailing the voyage of Captain Richard Cleveland from Canton to NW America.The article is taken from the Pacific Northwest Quarterly, a peer-reviews academic journal of history. Richard Jeffry Cleveland, a U. S. vice-consul...

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1938 Ruth Clark Sir William Trumbull in Paris 1685-1686 1st Ed History Biography
1938 Ruth Clark Sir William Trumbull in Paris 1685-1686 1st Ed History Biography

Price: £25.00

A copy of Ruth Clark's biographical look at one eventful year of William Trumbull's career in France. Although unliked and, overall, unsuccessful in his political career, Trumbull worked during complicated and eventful times. His year...

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1938 Webster's Royal Red Book for May 1938 Court Guide Fashionable Register
1938 Webster's Royal Red Book for May 1938 Court Guide Fashionable Register

Price: £29.99

The 1938 edition of this guide to the rich and titled residents of London. Includes a calendar of court events, a street guide detailing the addresses of London's elite, and the list rendered again in alphabetical order. With numerous...

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1939 BASLE WOOL TRADING HOUSE Simonius, Vischer & Co.
1939 BASLE WOOL TRADING HOUSE Simonius, Vischer & Co.

Price: £167.99

A scarce copy of the history of Simonius, Vischer & Co. Bound in cloth with leather gilt label on the front board. Scarce. First edition. With many black and white plates. Includes compliments slip. A nice clean copy. ...

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1939 Gibbs Early Charters Of The Cathedral Church Of St Paul London Camden LVIII
1939 Gibbs Early Charters Of The Cathedral Church Of St Paul London Camden LVIII

Price: £16.99

Early Charters of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London from Camden Third Series Volume LVIII. Edited for the Royal Historical Society by Marion Gibbs. St Paul's Cathedral, London, is a Church of England cathedral  and seat...

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1939 Greek Memoires Compton Mackenzie World War I Spy
1939 Greek Memoires Compton Mackenzie World War I Spy

Price: £260.00

A controversial memoir of the author's time spent in Greece during the First World War, which was initially supressed upon publication. With photographic frontispiece. After the publication of his Greek Memories in 1932, he was...

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1939 History of Huddesfield Water Supplies T. W. Woodhead Illustrated
1939 History of Huddesfield Water Supplies T. W. Woodhead Illustrated

Price: £24.99

A detailed handbook which explores the history of the water supplies within Huddersfield. A County Borough of Huddersfield, and Tolson Memorial Museum Publication. With numerous photographic images.

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1939 Munich and the Dictators First Edition Seton-Watson
1939 Munich and the Dictators First Edition Seton-Watson

Price: £34.99

A presentation copy of this history of the circumstances preceeding the Second World War. Robert William Seton-Watson (London, England, August 20, 1879 Skye, Scotland, July 25, 1951) was a British political activist and historian...

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1939 ROME Porta Argentariorum Haynes & Hirst Gate
1939 ROME Porta Argentariorum Haynes & Hirst Gate

Price: £95.99

Hardbound volume with green paper covered boards, 7 plates, and 24 other illustrations. The Porta Argentariorum is an ancient monument in Rome. This volume provides a bibliography of texts in which it is mentioned, a chapter on...

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1939 T E Lawrence Oriental Assembly First Edition Illustrated Euphrates Pillars
1939 T E Lawrence Oriental Assembly First Edition Illustrated Euphrates Pillars

Price: £90.00

An anthological work of writings by T E Lawrence.Illustrated, with numerous plates throughout.Lacking original dustwrapper.The first edition of this work.This text is a collection of Thomas Edward Lawrence's writings. Previously these...

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1939 The Early History of St John's College Oxford by W H Stevenson Scarce
1939 The Early History of St John's College Oxford by W H Stevenson Scarce

Price: £60.00

A scarce copy of this book on the History of St. John's College Oxford.With illustrations throughout, and a fold-out map to the rear of the volume.With advertisments to the rear of the volume.

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1939 The Fall of The Russian Monarchy Bernard Pares Zaehnsdorf Asprey Romanov
1939 The Fall of The Russian Monarchy Bernard Pares Zaehnsdorf Asprey Romanov

Price: £500.00

A detailed history of the Russian revolution and the fall of the Romanovs. First edition, second impression. Illustrated, with sixteen photographic plates and six plans/maps.Count R. L Sangorski was a prominent...

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1939 The Medieval Library James Thompson First Edition
1939 The Medieval Library James Thompson  First Edition

Price: £48.00

A first edition of this history of libraries.James Westfall Thompson was an American historian specialising in the history of medieval and early modern Europe, particularly the HOly Roman Empire and France.

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1939-58 4Vol Knight's Bachelor Honour of Knighthood Bellew Wollaston Scarce Arms
1939-58 4Vol Knight's Bachelor Honour of Knighthood Bellew Wollaston Scarce Arms

Price: £95.00

A two volume collection of Knights Bachelor lists.Being lists of the existing recipients of the honour of Knighthood together with a short account of the origin, objects and work of the Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor.With 94...

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1940 18vol Mein Kampf Adolf Hitler Illustrated Hutchinson WWII Memorabilia
1940 18vol Mein Kampf Adolf Hitler Illustrated Hutchinson WWII Memorabilia

Price: £260.00

A set of this English translation of Adolf Hitler's autobiographical and ideological work, scarce in its entirety. Published in eighteen weekly parts. Unexpurgated edition. Illustrated throughout with two hundred full page plates....

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1940 English Education Origins of Indian Nationalism Bruce McCully First Edition
1940 English Education Origins of Indian Nationalism Bruce McCully First Edition

Price: £70.00

The first edition of this interesting study into the relationship between Indian nationalism and English education, written by Bruce Tiebout McCully. The first edition of this work. This book...

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1940 Karol Zbyszewski The Fight for Narvik Illus Jozef Natanson First Edition
1940 Karol Zbyszewski The Fight for Narvik Illus Jozef Natanson First Edition

Price: £260.00

A beautifully illustrated look at the Polish campaign in Norway.The first edition, illustrated throughout by Jozef Natanson.

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1941 Katharina Und Die Russische Seele Illustrated Lavater Sloman Die Regierung
1941 Katharina Und Die Russische Seele Illustrated Lavater Sloman Die Regierung

Price: £29.99

An illustrated life story of Catherine II of Russia from 1729-1796.Includes illustrated portrait plates of leaders from Zar Alexei Michailowitsch to Grissfurst Alexander Pawlowitsch as well as illustrations of maps throughout.Contains...

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1941 Richard Cobden and John Morley by Francis W Hirst Inscribed by Author
1941 Richard Cobden and John Morley by Francis W Hirst Inscribed by Author

Price: £24.99

A lecture by Francis W. Hirst being the Richard Cobden Lecture for 1941. Inscribed by the author to front board, 'From F. W. H'.

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1942 Armed Guardians One Year in Iceland World War II American Occupation
1942 Armed Guardians One Year in Iceland World War II American Occupation

Price: £69.00

The first edition of this interesting historical account.Written by the G-2 Section of Iceland Base command, this small text reflects on the American occupation of Iceland during the Second World War. Written in 1942, the outcome of...

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1942 Iceland Geographcal Handbook Series Restricted B R 504 Naval Intelligence
1942 Iceland Geographcal Handbook Series Restricted B R 504 Naval Intelligence

Price: £90.00

A geographical handbook of Iceland for the Naval Intelligence Division during WW2.This text was published for select persons in HM's service, as stated to the verso of title page. 'This Book is for the use of persons in H.M. Service...

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1943 Paris-Underground by Etta Shiber First Edition with Photographs
1943 Paris-Underground by Etta Shiber First Edition with Photographs

Price: £27.99

A first edition of this account of Etta Shiber's experiences in the Paris Underground when Nazi Germany invaded in 1940. Prepared in collaboration with Anne and Paul Dupre, and Oscar Rey. Paris-Underground was made into a...

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1944 A Corner Stone of Canadian Culture an Outline of the Arts and Crafts Tribes
1944 A Corner Stone of Canadian Culture an Outline of the Arts and Crafts Tribes

Price: £55.00

An analytical and educational work on indigenous people of Canada.This work reflects on and explores the arts and crafts of the 'Indian Tribes' of British Columbia, Canada.Alice Ravenhill was one of the first authors...

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1944 Merchant Ships Illustrated E C Talbot Booth World War II Issue Worldwide
1944 Merchant Ships Illustrated E C Talbot Booth World War II Issue Worldwide

Price: £110.00

The 1944 edition of this reference work on Merchant Ships. Illustrated throughout, with several drawings of the ships, their funnels, maps of the British Empire shipping and more.This book has a strong focus on the merchant ships of...

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1944 Mr Gladstone By G M Young The Romane Lecture First Edition In Paper Wraps
1944 Mr Gladstone By G M Young The Romane Lecture First Edition In Paper Wraps

Price: £19.99

An uncommon copy of Mr. Gladstone The Romanes Lecture Delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre 2 June 1944 by G. M. Young in original paper wraps. First edition. With original invoice receipt from 18.10.44 inserted to front. This is...

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1944-1957 4vol Kelly's Handbook to the Titled Landed and Official Classes
1944-1957 4vol Kelly's Handbook to the Titled Landed and Official Classes

Price: £170.00

A collection of four volumes of Kelly's famous directory.Volumes from 1944, 1955, 1956 and 1957.Frederic Festus Kelly founded Kelly & Co., and he and various family members gradually expanded the company over the next several decades,...

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1945 Nowhere to Lay Their Heads Jewish Tragedy in Europe Second World War
1945 Nowhere to Lay Their Heads Jewish Tragedy in Europe Second World War

Price: £44.99

A pamphlet on the tragedies of the Holocaust from Victor Gollancz.

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1945-1949 4Vol Viggo Schiorring Kopenhagen Urban History Copenhagen Illustrated
1945-1949 4Vol Viggo Schiorring Kopenhagen Urban History Copenhagen Illustrated

Price: £125.00

An attractive set of works on the culture and sights of Copenhagen.Each with the attractive paper wraps bound in.Illustrated throughout with photographs in the text.In the original Danish.A series of anecdotes and reflections on the...

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1946 2Vol Gordon Ray The Letters and Private Papers of William Thackery
1946 2Vol Gordon Ray The Letters and Private Papers of William Thackery

Price: £35.00

A  collection of William Thackeray's Letters in the scarce dustwrapper.Incomplete being Volumes III and IV of 4 volumesWith fold out family map to the rearWilliam Makepeace Thackeray (1811 24) was an English novelist of...

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1946 Fanfare for Elizabeth First Edition Dustwrapper Elizabeth I Monarch History
1946 Fanfare for Elizabeth First Edition Dustwrapper Elizabeth I Monarch History

Price: £30.00

The first edition of this historical, semi-fictional work on Elizabeth I.This is one of two books written by Sitwell on Elizabeth I, with her later work titled The Queens and the Hive. Illustrated, with four full page plates...

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1946 Print and Privilege Oxford Illustrated First Edition John Johnson Gibson
1946 Print and Privilege Oxford Illustrated First Edition John Johnson Gibson

Price: £19.99

 A first edition history of Oxford's printing industry intertwined with the history of Dean John Fell. Twenty illustrated plates.Illustrated frontispiece portrait of John Fell an English churchman...

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1946 Victory Winston Churchill War Speeches Compiled by Charles Eade First Ed
1946 Victory Winston Churchill War Speeches Compiled by Charles Eade First Ed

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this collection of war speeches by Winston Churchill. This is the sixth volume of Winston Churchill's war speeches. With some black and white photographs.

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1947 Evelyn Waugh Scott-King's Modern Europe First Edition
1947 Evelyn Waugh Scott-King's Modern Europe First Edition

Price: £90.00

A First Edition of Evelyn Waugh's' novella 'Scott-King's Modern Europe'. A First Edition copy of Evelyn Waugh's novella 'Scott-King's Modern Europe', often known by its other name, 'A Sojourn...

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1947 NEWSPAPERS Controllers Viscount Camrose FIRST Edi
1947 NEWSPAPERS Controllers Viscount Camrose FIRST Edi

Price: £27.99

A first edition green, cloth hardback with dustjacket, and full page plates internally.  "In this book is compiled, all that anyone could wish to know about daily newspapers and "opinion forming" weekly periodicals...

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1947 The Romance of Canterbury Cathedral Margaret Babington Illustrated History
1947 The Romance of Canterbury Cathedral Margaret Babington Illustrated History

Price: £27.00

A work on the 'romance' of Canterbury Cathedral.With a foreword by Archbishop Lord Lang of Lambeth.Illustrated throughout, with numerous photographs of the cathedral and artworks.The fifth edition of this work.Written by Margaret A...

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1948 2vol Antoni Perez Gregorio Maranon Spanish History Illustrated
1948 2vol Antoni Perez Gregorio Maranon Spanish History Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A smartly bound two volume biography of the Spanish statesman Antonio Perez, written by Gregorio Maranon, and illustrated throughout, In the original Spanish. Antonio Perez was a Spanish statesman...

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1948 History in Leicester by Colin Ellis First Edition
1948 History in Leicester by Colin Ellis First Edition

Price: £22.99

A first edition of this local history book by Colin Ellis. Illustrations and maps prepared by Hugh Collinson. "In this book he has combined the latest historical research on Leicester's long and interesting past with a bakground...

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1949 Cartulary of St Mary Clerkenwell W O Hassall Camden Society LXXXI
1949 Cartulary of St Mary Clerkenwell W O Hassall Camden Society LXXXI

Price: £19.99

A reprint of the medieval manuscript containing transcriptions of original documents relating to the foundation, privileges, and legal rights of the Nunnery of St. Mary Clerkenwell. Camden third series, volume LXXI. The Camden...

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1949 Seek Ye First GRIFFIN religion ARCHBISHOP
1949 Seek Ye First GRIFFIN religion ARCHBISHOP

Price: £29.99

Vellum binding with gilt titles on spine.  Crisp blue end papers with blue ribbon page marker.  Illustrated with portrait frontispiece.  The book has beautiful gilt fore and top edges and contains a...

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1949-54 6vol The Second World War Winston Churchill Illus Folding Maps 1st
1949-54 6vol The Second World War Winston Churchill Illus Folding Maps 1st

Price: £295.00

Winston Churchill's account of the period of history between the ending of the First World War to 1945, volumes II to VI are first editions, all held in the original unclipped dustwrappers. ...

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1950 The Archaeological Journal Volume CV Supplement by Margaret E Wood
1950 The Archaeological Journal Volume CV Supplement by Margaret E Wood

Price: £35.00

A signed copy of this Archaeological works by Margaret E. Wood.Volume CV, Supplement.Thirteenth-Century Domestic Architecture in England.From The Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland.

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1951 Boswell's Column with Introduction and notes by Margery Bailey First Ed
1951 Boswell's Column with Introduction and notes by Margery Bailey First Ed

Price: £24.99

A first edition of Boswell's Column with an introduction and notes by Margery Bailey. Being his seventy contributions to the London Magazine under the pseudonym the Hypochondriack from 1777-1783. First time printed in book form...

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1951 English Inn Signs by Jacob Larwood and John Camden Hotten
1951 English Inn Signs by Jacob Larwood and John Camden Hotten

Price: £70.00

A historical reference book on English Inn Signs by collaborative authors Jacob Larwood and John Camden Hotten.With a Chapter on the Modern Inn Sign by Gerald Millar.With numerous black and white photographs.

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1951 History and Human Relations Herbert Butterfield Anthropology
1951 History and Human Relations Herbert Butterfield Anthropology

Price: £29.99

An anthropological study of the place of history in the development of modern man. First edition, third impression. Sir Herbert Butterfield (7 October 1900, Oxenhope, Yorkshire 20 July 1979, Sawston, Cambridgeshire) was a British...

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1951 Le Guide de Londres 1693 London Topographical Society Franc Colsoni
1951 Le Guide de Londres 1693 London Topographical Society Franc Colsoni

Price: £70.00

An uncommon edition of this guide to London in French by Franc Colsoni, edited with a commentary in English by Walter H. Godfrey.Reprinted from the original 1693 first edition of the text.

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1951 Seaside England By Ruth Manning-Sanders First Edition Dustwrapper
1951 Seaside England By Ruth Manning-Sanders First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £49.99

A very attractive first edition text telling the history of the British Seaside holiday. Dating from the traditional seaside's beginnings in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, to its contemporary climax...

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1951 SOCIOLOGY English Life and Leisure ROWNTREE
1951 SOCIOLOGY English Life and Leisure ROWNTREE

Price: £29.99

A blue, cloth hardback with gilt lettering to the spine.  There are 15 chapters in this volumes on topics such as commercialised gambling, drink, smoking, sexual promiscuity, how honest is Britain, the cinema, the stage,...

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1951 The Growth of Scientific Ideas William P D Wightman Illustrated Dustwrapper
1951 The Growth of Scientific Ideas William P D Wightman Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A study of the development of science through the ages. First edition, second impression. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates and vignette illustrations

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1951 The Meaning of Masontry W L Wilmshurst Freemasons Uncommon Dustwrapper
1951 The Meaning of Masontry W L Wilmshurst Freemasons Uncommon Dustwrapper

Price: £120.00

The tenth edition of this work on Freemasonry.Scarce in dustwrapper.Walter Leslie Wilmshurst was an English author and Freemason who published four books on English Freemasonry as well as several articles and papers.

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1952 2vols The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History Roman Empire Renaissance C W Previte-Orton
1952 2vols The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History Roman Empire Renaissance C W Previte-Orton

Price: £48.00

Two volumes of this historical work by esteemed medieval historian, Charles William Previte-Orton. This posthumously published work allows the general reader access into Previte-Orton's expertise in this particular area....

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1952 4Vols Robert Freke Gould History Freemasonry Revised Edition Herbert Poole
1952 4Vols Robert Freke Gould History Freemasonry Revised Edition Herbert Poole

Price: £450.00

A four volume set of this revised edition of Gould's History of Freemasonry.Including seventy-four plates, collated complete, the books here make for an hugely extensive and comprehensive history of the organisation, written intially...

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1952 American Indians in the Pacific Heyerdahl First Edition Illustrated Folding Maps
1952 American Indians in the Pacific Heyerdahl First Edition Illustrated Folding Maps

Price: £90.00

A first edition copy of the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl's 'American Indians in the Pacific', containing his famous theory behind his 1947 Kon-Tiki expedition. Heyerdahl's 'Kon-Tiki' expedition,...

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1952 The Traitors Double Life of Atomic Spies by Alan Moorehead First Edition
1952 The Traitors Double Life of Atomic Spies by Alan Moorehead First Edition

Price: £34.99

The fascinating story of the Atomic Spy Ring. First British edition. With photographic plates.

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1953 - 1957 3 Vol History Royal Dutch F C Gerretson Plates Foldout Maps
1953 - 1957 3 Vol History Royal Dutch F C Gerretson Plates Foldout Maps

Price: £34.00

Three volumes of Gerretson's four volume work on Royal Dutch history. Volume I includes includes a portrait frontispiece, 25 plates, 3 vignette illustrations and a foldout map; Volume II includes 32 plates, 4 foldout maps, and 4 vignette...

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1953 Antnios Dmtriou Keramopoullos Gera Greek English French Archaeology Book
1953 Antnios Dmtriou Keramopoullos Gera Greek English French Archaeology Book

Price: £150.00

A very scarce archaeology book focussing on the area of Gera on the island of Lesbos, Greece.With illustrative plates and vignettes throughout, the volume is edited by Antnios Dmtriou Keramopoullos of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,...

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1953 L B Thornycroft The Story Of The Doones In Fact Fiction And Photo
1953 L B Thornycroft The Story Of The Doones In Fact Fiction And Photo

Price: £19.99

The Story of the Doones in Fact, Fiction and Photo by L. B. Thornycroft with a foldout map The Story of the Doones as seen on map of the Exmoor District.' With thirty-six illustrations including some photographs in black and...

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1953 Lost Splendour Prince Felix Youssoupoff Zaehnsdorf Asprey Green Katkoff
1953 Lost Splendour Prince Felix Youssoupoff Zaehnsdorf Asprey Green Katkoff

Price: £500.00

The first English translation of this memoir by Prince Felix Youssoupoff.Prince Felix is best known for his participation in the assassination of the mystical faith healer, and trusted friend of the Tsar, Nicholas II; Grigori...

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1953 Magic Books from Mexico C A Burland Coloured Plates
1953 Magic Books from Mexico C A Burland Coloured Plates

Price: £80.00

A collection of beautiful coloured illustrations taken from ancient Mexican texts. With an introduction and notes on the plates by C. A. Burland.

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1953 Selected Waqai of The Deccan 1660-1671 Scarce Yusuf Husain
1953 Selected Waqai of The Deccan 1660-1671 Scarce Yusuf Husain

Price: £125.00

The first edition of this scarce work regarding the history of journalism in seventeenth century India. In English and Urdu. The first edition of the work. Dr Yusuf Husain was a lecturer...

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1953 The Eddie Chapman Story Frank Owen Uncorrected Copy Very Scarce
1953 The Eddie Chapman Story Frank Owen Uncorrected Copy Very Scarce

Price: £30.00

A very scarce uncorrected copy of Frank Owen's 'The Eddie Chapman Story'. Eddie Chapman was an English wartime spy, codenamed "Zigzag", who offered his services to Nazi Germany as...

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1953 Writing Arabic Ruq' ah Script Mitchell First Edition Scarce Leather
1953 Writing Arabic Ruq' ah Script Mitchell First Edition Scarce Leather

Price: £45.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating introduction to Ruq'ah script, by the renowned British linguist Terence Frederick Mitchell. Ruqʿah script is a variety, and the most common...

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1953-1961 22Vol Antiquity A Quarterly Review of Archeology Illustrated Scarce
1953-1961 22Vol Antiquity A Quarterly Review of Archeology Illustrated Scarce

Price: £160.00

A scarce extended collection of Antiquity an illustrated Archaeological reviewIllustrated with numerous photographs throughout.Containing the following volumes:March 1933, Vol XXXIV No. 133 March 1960, Vol XXXIII No. 132 December 1959,...

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1953-58 2Vol Knight's Bachelor Honour of Knighthood Bellew Wollaston Scarce Arms
1953-58 2Vol Knight's Bachelor Honour of Knighthood Bellew Wollaston Scarce Arms

Price: £44.00

A two volume collection of Knights Bachelor lists.Being lists of the existing recipients of the honour of Knighthood together witha short account of the origin, objects and work of the Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor.With 46 pages...

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1954 Cheshire V.C. by Russell Braddon First Edition
1954 Cheshire V.C. by Russell Braddon First Edition

Price: £22.99

A first edition of this story of Group-Captain Leonard Cheshire. By the author of The Naked Island. "Russell Braddon takes the Cheshire story from its earliest days up to the present time, with a wealth of detail, giving his readers...

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1954 Flag 4 by Dudley Pope The Battle of Coastal Forces in the Med First Edition
1954 Flag 4 by Dudley Pope The Battle of Coastal Forces in the Med First Edition

Price: £49.99

A first edition of Flag 4 by Dudley Pope. With a foreword by the first Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Rhoderick R. McGrigor. "On paper, a high percentage of the operations would have been impossible....

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1954 Frank Mumby Publishing and Bookselling Illustrated Literary History
1954 Frank Mumby Publishing and Bookselling Illustrated Literary History

Price: £47.00

The third edition of this work by author and historian Frank Mumby.This book discusses the history of the written word in Britain, spanning a time period from Roman Britain, through the Dark Ages, to the Modern Day.With 10 illustrations...

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1954 Kalendar of Abbot Samson by RHC Davies Camden Third Series LXXXIV Uncommon
1954 Kalendar of Abbot Samson by RHC Davies Camden Third Series LXXXIV Uncommon

Price: £22.99

An historical work presenting the latin manuscript of the 'Kalendar' - or feudal inventory of revenues - of Abbot Samson of Bury St. Edmunds. The 84th of 94 volumes published by the Royal Historical Society as the 'Camden Third...

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1954 ORIENTALISM & History Edited by Denis SINOR FIRST
1954 ORIENTALISM & History Edited by Denis SINOR FIRST

Price: £16.99

A hardback with black lettering on the front board and spine. First edition. Denis Sinor (born 1916) is a reputed scholar of Asian studies.

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1954 The House of Blackwood 1804-1954 Publishing Firm Illustrated
1954 The House of Blackwood 1804-1954 Publishing Firm Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A history of the Edinburgh-based publishing company William Blackwood and Sons. First edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates.

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1954 The Kalendar of Abbot Samson of Bury St Edmunds R H C Davis
1954 The Kalendar of Abbot Samson of Bury St Edmunds R H C Davis

Price: £19.99

The Royal Historical Society's reprint of the records of the abbey of St Edmund at Bury. With frontispiece map. Camden third series, volume LXXXIV.

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1954 War of Saint-Sardos P Chaplais Camden Third Series LXXXVII French History
1954 War of Saint-Sardos P Chaplais Camden Third Series LXXXVII French History

Price: £19.99

An interesting historical work documenting the relationship between France and England during the last years of the reign of Edward II. The 87th of 94 volumes published by the Royal Historical Society as the 'Camden Third Series',...

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1955 Gabriel Henriot Le Meuble L'Antiquite Milieau XIXe Siecle Illustrated First
1955 Gabriel Henriot Le Meuble L'Antiquite Milieau XIXe Siecle Illustrated First

Price: £39.99

Le Meuble Depuis L'Antiquite Jusqu'au Milieau du XIXe Siecle by Gabriel Henriot in dustwrapper. A catalogue of furniture from antiquity until the nineteeth century. Highly illustrated with 320 pages of black and white illustrations. First...

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1955 Lawrence of Arabia A Biographical Enquiry Richard Aldington
1955 Lawrence of Arabia A Biographical Enquiry Richard Aldington

Price: £37.99

An eminently readable copy of this prolific autobiography. T.E. Lawrence was made famous by his unorthodox participation and leadership in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign and the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire.Thoroughly-referenced...

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1955 The Cretan Runner His Story of the German Occupation George Psychoundakis
1955 The Cretan Runner His Story of the German Occupation George Psychoundakis

Price: £180.00

A first edition of this historical work by George Psychoundakis.With photographs.Translation and Introduction by Patrick Leigh Fermor.Annotated by the translator and Xan Fielding.

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