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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 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 Red Indians Stories and Histories John Hampden Signed by Author
1931 Red Indians Stories and Histories John Hampden Signed by Author

Price: £50.00

A very scarce and signed copy of this work collection of passages each pertaining to Native American people. First edition. Signed by the author to the title page. In the publisher's original...

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1931 Sussex Genealogies
1931 Sussex Genealogies

Price: £95.00

The first edition of John Comber's two works discussing the history and genealogy of two prominent Sussex towns, Horsham and Lewes. The first edition of these works. In two volumes. A look...

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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 Rome of The Renaissance and To-day Sir Rennell Rodd H. Rushbury Dustwrapper
1932 Rome of The Renaissance and To-day Sir Rennell Rodd H. Rushbury Dustwrapper

Price: £52.00

A profusely illustrated work exploring city of Rome in the Renaissance era written by Sir Rennell Rodd. In the publisher's original cloth binding in the original unclipped dustwrapper. This...

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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 First Earl of Shaftesbury Louise Fargo Brown Illustrated First Edition
1933 The First Earl of Shaftesbury Louise Fargo Brown Illustrated First Edition

Price: £160.00

The first edition of this illustrated work on the political Anthony Ashley Cooper, the First Earl of Shaftesbury, written by Louise Fargo Brown. The first edition of this work. An interesting...

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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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1934 The Lummi Indians of Northwest Washington Stern Illustrated Dustwrapper
1934 The Lummi Indians of Northwest Washington Stern Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £120.00

An uncommon study of the life, culture, and folklore of the Lummi Native American tribe; by renowned professor of social anthropology Bernhard Joseph Stern. Complete with the original unclipped...

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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 Alaska Natives 1st Ed Anderson Eells Folding Map Scarce Illustrated
1935 Alaska Natives 1st Ed Anderson Eells Folding Map Scarce Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating early twentieth century examination of the sociological and educational status of Alaska Natives. Written by H. Dewey Anderson and Walter Crosby...

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1935 Coats of Arms in Berkshire Churches; The Berkshire Archaeological Journal
1935 Coats of Arms in Berkshire Churches; The Berkshire Archaeological Journal

Price: £950.00

Peter Spencer Spokes's personal copy of his fascinating study of the 'Coats of Arms in Berkshire Churches'; reprinted in parts from 'The Berkshire Archaeological Journal' and held in three handsome clamshell slipcases....

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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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1935 Turmoil and Tragedy in India MacMunn First Edition Scarce Illustrated
1935 Turmoil and Tragedy in India MacMunn First Edition Scarce Illustrated

Price: £85.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating account of India after the First World War, by the British general and scholar Lieutenant-General Sir George MacMunn. Including such important...

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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 The History of the Universities Mission To Central Africa George H. Wilson
1936 The History of the Universities Mission To Central Africa George H. Wilson

Price: £40.00

A first edition copy of this work exploring a mission to Africa in the early twentieth century written by George Herbert Wilson. First edition. Bound in the publisher's original cloth binding,...

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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 and Heraldic History of The Landed Gentry
1937 Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of The Landed Gentry

Price: £140.00

A lovely example of this work of British genealogy, by Sir Bernard Burke, edited by H. Pirie-Gordon. Illustrated with numerous family crests throughout. Centenary (15th) Edition. Burke's...

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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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1940 Sikandra 1840-1940 Rev F. J. McBride F. W. Hinton Illustrated Very Scarce
1940 Sikandra 1840-1940 Rev F. J. McBride F. W. Hinton Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £95.00

A very scarce copy of this work on missionaries in India, written by F. J. McBride and F. W. Hinton. A very scarce work, with only one on Copac, and three on WorldCat. This work is an interesting...

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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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1941-2 8 Vol in 4 Pictorial History of the War Walter Hutchinson Illustrated
1941-2 8 Vol in 4 Pictorial History of the War Walter Hutchinson Illustrated

Price: £340.00

Eight volumes bound in four of Hutchinson's extensive history of the Second World War, profusely illustrated throughout. Eight volumes in four. The set is possibly complete in twenty-six volumes,...

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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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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 Simpson Services Club During The Second World War Illustrated First Edition
1947 Simpson Services Club During The Second World War Illustrated First Edition

Price: £75.00

A delightful work exploring the Simpson Services Club and its role in World War Two. First edition. A limited edition copy of this work, with a letter includes a letter from the president...

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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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1948 History Mankind and His Story Max Beloff Illustrated Zaehnsdorf 1st
1948 History Mankind and His Story Max Beloff Illustrated Zaehnsdorf 1st

Price: £350.00

The first edition of Max Beloff's work on the history of mankind, profusely illustrated throughout, in a smart signed binding by Zaehnsdorf. The first edition of this work. In a crushed morocco...

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1949 Anglo-Jewish Notabilities. Their Arms and Testamentary Dispositions
1949 Anglo-Jewish Notabilities. Their Arms and Testamentary Dispositions

Price: £55.00

A lovely scarce first edition copy of this fascinating reference work on prominent Anglo-Jewish notabilities. Containing the following essays: 'Plan of a Dictionary of Anglo-Jewish Biography'...

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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 Seaby's Coin and Medal Bulletin 1949
1949 Seaby's Coin and Medal Bulletin 1949

Price: £40.00

A lovely copy of this fascinating collection of 'Seaby's Coin and Medal Bulletin' from 1949; published by the renowned Numismatic publishers and booksellers B. A. Seaby Ltd. Containing an array...

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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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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 Pompeii Amedeo Maiuri Illustrated Dustwrapper Leather Binding
1951 Pompeii Amedeo Maiuri Illustrated Dustwrapper Leather Binding

Price: £120.00

A nicely bound copy of Amedeo Maiuri's important work on the history of Pompeii, for which he was the chief archaeologist, illustrated profusely throughout. Amedeo Maiuri was an archaeologist...

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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 Boswell In Holland 1763-1764 Frederick A Pottle Vellum Illustrated Slipcase
1952 Boswell In Holland 1763-1764 Frederick A Pottle Vellum Illustrated Slipcase

Price: £98.00

A vellum bound deluxe edition of this work by James Boswell, with an introduction by Frederick A. Pottle. An excellent example of this work, this being a deluxe edition bound in a quarter vellum...

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1952 Index to Administrations In The Prerogative Court of Canterbury
1952 Index to Administrations In The Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Price: £35.00

A two volume set of legal works from the mid-twentieth century. Both volume are bound in the publisher's original cloth binding, with both volumes in excellent

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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 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 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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1956 Cartulary of the Priory St Gregory Woodcock Camden Third Series LXXXVIII
1956 Cartulary of the Priory St Gregory Woodcock Camden Third Series LXXXVIII

Price: £16.99

An historical work presenting the cartulary of St. Gregory in its original Latin, and prefaced with an informative introduction about both the priory and the manuscript itself by editor Audrey Woodcock. The 88th of 94 volumes...

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1956 FAR EAST Modern World Michael &Taylor Russia
1956 FAR EAST Modern World Michael &Taylor Russia

Price: £21.99

One volume bound in cloth with a dustwrapper. This history of the Far East includes Russia, Japan and South-East Asia. The authors both teach at the University of Washington

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1956 Heraldica General y Fuentes de las Armas de Espana Ignacio Cascante
1956 Heraldica General y Fuentes de las Armas de Espana Ignacio Cascante

Price: £140.00

A heraldry of Spain from Ignacio Vincenta Cascante. First edition. Illustrated with two folding maps, coloured plates and many vignettes. In Spanish.

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1956 John Graham Convict 1824 Robert Gibbings First Thus True Story Australia
1956 John Graham Convict 1824 Robert Gibbings First Thus True Story Australia

Price: £65.00

A retelling of a true story regarding a convict sent to Australia.Retold and illustrated throughout by Robert Gibbings.In original dustwrapper, which is price-clipped.First thus, the first of this edition. The work was originally published...

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1956 KERSTEN Memoirs Felix Kersten Trevor Roper Himmler
1956 KERSTEN Memoirs Felix Kersten Trevor Roper Himmler

Price: £179.99

The second edition of Kersten's memoirs, with an introduction by Hugh Trevor-Roper. A historically fascinating, if unsettling, glimpse into the life and mind of Heinrich Himmler. Translated from the German by Constantine...

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1956 New World HISTORY English Peoples W. CHURCHILL 1st
1956 New World HISTORY English Peoples W. CHURCHILL 1st

Price: £29.99

The second volume of this British wartime Prime Minister's classic history. This volume covers the Renaissance to the Glorious Revolution. First Edition. Featuring several maps and a genealogical table. In the original dustwrapper. Volume...

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1956 SOUTH PACIFIC Enterprise SUGAR Refining Co D/J 1ST
1956 SOUTH PACIFIC Enterprise SUGAR Refining Co D/J 1ST

Price: £29.99

Hardbound volume in ivory cloth covered boards with gilt title to the spine, pictorial dustjacket, illustrated pastedowns, and lots of illustrations. The Colonial Sugar Refining Company (CSR) began operations in Fiji in 1880...

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1956-58 4 vol History ENGLISH Peoples W. CHURCHILL 1st
1956-58 4 vol History ENGLISH Peoples W. CHURCHILL 1st

Price: £370.00

A first edition of Churchill's two-thousand-year history, in the original unclipped dustwrappers. Featuring a number of maps and genealogical tables. The front free-endpapers have the ink signatures of Wilfrid S. Andrews, Christ's...

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1956-58 4vols A History of the English Speaking Peoples Winston Churchill First
1956-58 4vols A History of the English Speaking Peoples Winston Churchill First

Price: £295.00

A collection of first editions of this historical works by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.Complete in four volumes.Volume I is on The Birth of Britain, Volume II is on The New World, Volume III is on The Age of Revolution...

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1956-59 2Vol Genealogical Research in England & Wales David Gardner 1st Edition
1956-59 2Vol Genealogical Research in England & Wales David Gardner 1st Edition

Price: £34.99

The complete two volumes of these American published genealogical studies into both England and Wales. Volume one being the third edition, with volume two being the first. Illustrated with facsimiles and maps, by Mariel P. Gardner. ...

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1957 A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Volume III Only Winston Churchill
1957 A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Volume III Only Winston Churchill

Price: £30.00

A copy of this historical work by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.Volume III only of IV.With maps throughout the volume."The hundred-and-twenty-five years covered by this volume are among the richest in modern history."

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1957 Maurice Freedman Chinese Family and Marriage in Singapore
1957 Maurice Freedman Chinese Family and Marriage in Singapore

Price: £275.00

An interesting and comprehensive exploration of Chinese families in Singapore.Maurice Freedman (1920 - 1975) was a British scholar who was one of the world's leading experts on Chinese anthropology.Includes chapters on 'The Social...

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1958 Advocate for the Dead Story of Joel Brand by Alex Weissberg Jewish First
1958 Advocate for the Dead Story of Joel Brand by Alex Weissberg Jewish First

Price: £44.99

The dramatic story of Joel Brand, leader of a Jewish organisation in Budapest, who was offered one million Jews by the Germans in exchange for army lorries. First edition. Translated into English from the German of Weissberg. ...

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1958 David Diringer The Illuminated Book Illustrated First Edition Dustwrapper
1958 David Diringer The Illuminated Book Illustrated First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £68.00

A first edition and first printing copy of 'The Illuminated Book'.A comprehensive history of the illuminated books beginning in ancient Egypt.This book includes 61 plates, many of which display several illustrations. Direct from the...

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1958 Gold Coins of the World Complete From 600 A.D. to 1958
1958 Gold Coins of the World Complete From 600 A.D. to 1958

Price: £20.00

A lovely example of this work of numismatics from the mid-twentieth century, written by Robert Friedberg. An illustrated standard catalogue, including valuations of each of the coins. Written...

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1958 La Semaine Sainte Louis Aragon Sangorski and Sutcliffe Binding
1958 La Semaine Sainte Louis Aragon Sangorski and Sutcliffe Binding

Price: £240.00

The first trade edition of this historical novel by Louis Aragon. In the original French. In a Sangorski and Sutcliffe binding, with binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. Louis...

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1958 Norman Tucker North Wales in the Civil War History Dustwrapper First Ed
1958 Norman Tucker North Wales in the Civil War History Dustwrapper First Ed

Price: £29.99

A first edition of Tucker's North Wales in the Civil War.Sir Thomas Myddelton adorns the dustwrapper.Contains various illustrations throughout.

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1958 Place In The Forest By Earl Bessborough Unclipped Dustwrapper Signed First
1958 Place In The Forest By Earl Bessborough Unclipped Dustwrapper Signed First

Price: £19.99

A signed copy with dedication by the author dated 1982 in ink to front free endpaper of A Place in the Forest being the story of Stansted in Sussex by the Earl of Bessborough First edition in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated...

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1958 Provisional List of Warwickshire Coats-of-Arms
1958 Provisional List of Warwickshire Coats-of-Arms

Price: £60.00

A very scarce copy of Edward R. Reid-Smith's fascinating and comprehensive list of Warwickshire Coats-of-Arms. Each entry contain a brief physical description of the crest of seven hundred...

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1959 2 vol Second World WAR Winston CHURCHILL Illus
1959 2 vol Second World WAR Winston CHURCHILL Illus

Price: £44.99

A richly illustrated edition of Winston Churchill's classic account of the Second World War. Featuring numerous photographic illustrations and artworks, many of which are coloured. Complete in two volumes.

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1959 Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage Baronetage Knightage
1959 Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage Baronetage Knightage

Price: £120.00

A revised copy of 'Burke's Peerage', this being the one hundred and second edition, edited by L. G. Pine and F. S. A. Scot. The one hundred and second edition of this work. 'Burke's Peerage'...

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1959 Burke's Genealogical Heraldic History of the Peerage One Hundred and Second Edition Illustrated
1959 Burke's Genealogical Heraldic History of the Peerage One Hundred and Second Edition Illustrated

Price: £130.00

The one hundred and second edition copy of 'Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry', containing a complete A-Z alphabet list of esteemed families. Since its establishment...

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1959 History of Egypt Earliest Time to Persian Conquest J H Breasted Dustwrapper
1959 History of Egypt Earliest Time to Persian Conquest J H Breasted Dustwrapper

Price: £80.00

A pleasing copy of this work of Egyptology by James Henry Breasted. With a long and fascinating history, this volume delves into the history of the country from ancient times up until the Persian Conquest. ...

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1959 Les Memoires de Joseph Fouche Minister of Police Napoleon
1959 Les Memoires de Joseph Fouche Minister of Police Napoleon

Price: £29.00

A memoir by Joseph Fouche (1759-1820), Minister of Police and a French Statesman under Napoleon the First. His title is often translated as The Duke of Otranto.

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1959 The Mighty Hood by Ernle Bradford with Photographs History
1959 The Mighty Hood by Ernle Bradford with Photographs History

Price: £44.99

The Mighty Hood is a biography of a ship so famous that she seemed to symbolise England in the years between the wars. "To millions of people she had represented British seapower and imperial might. With her passed not only a ship,...

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1960 How Columbus Discovered America Voitech Kubasta Illustrated Pop Up
1960 How Columbus Discovered America Voitech Kubasta Illustrated Pop Up

Price: £120.00

This is a beautifully illustrated short history of columbus.With a 3D pop-up of the three ships of Columbus' fleet, Pinta, Nina and Santa Maria.

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1960 Jean-Paul Sartre a Literary and Political Study Philip Thody First Edition
1960 Jean-Paul Sartre a Literary and Political Study Philip Thody First Edition

Price: £22.99

First edition of this study of the life and work of the French writer Jean-Paul Sartre. "In this new study of Sartre's work, Mr. Thody considers his literary achievements both from a philosophical and from a purely literary...

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1960 Mural Painting of the Mexican Revolution Folio Illustrated First Edition
1960 Mural Painting of the Mexican Revolution Folio Illustrated First Edition

Price: £200.00

A fascinating work of political art history regarding the mural paintings of the Mexican Revolution.Commissioned by the Editorial Fund for Mexican Plastic Arts. With hundreds of colour and black and white illustrations...

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1960 Refugees 1960 a Report in Words and Drawings Kaye Webb Ronald Searle
1960 Refugees 1960 a Report in Words and Drawings Kaye Webb Ronald Searle

Price: £40.00

A work on refugees by Ronald Searle and Kaye Webb who visited camps in Austria, Italy and Greece. 1959 was the inauguration of the World Refugee Year in Britain where the United Kingdom Committee...

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1960 The New Cambridge Modern History Zenith of European Power J P T Bury
1960 The New Cambridge Modern History Zenith of European Power J P T Bury

Price: £30.00

An informative and useful history work regarding European politics in the nineteenth century from the Cambridge University Press. In the publisher's original cloth binding and in a lovely ...

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1961 The Empress Alexandra 1872-1918 A Study Almedingen Asprey Zaehnsdorf Bound
1961 The Empress Alexandra 1872-1918 A Study Almedingen Asprey Zaehnsdorf Bound

Price: £450.00

An interesting and thorough historical text regarding Empress Alexandra of Russia.Alexandra was the wife to Nicholas II, the last ruler of the Russian Empire. Known as Alix of Hesse, she was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria...

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1962 Histoire Dupeuple Francais Jeanne D'Arc Edmund Pognon 2vol 1848
1962 Histoire Dupeuple Francais Jeanne D'Arc Edmund Pognon 2vol 1848

Price: £55.00

Two handsome volumes from the History of French People series. Volume 2 by Edmund Pognon, explores history from 1380-1715, from the French heroine Joan of Arc to King Louis XIV.Volume 4 charts France's history from 1848 through...

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1962 History of Pharmacy in Britain Leslie Matthews Illustrated
1962 History of Pharmacy in Britain Leslie Matthews Illustrated

Price: £85.00

An illustrated edition, the first thus, of this history of drugs and pharmacy in Great Britain. Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. This text follows this science from...

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1962 Tell Me Another Morning Zdena Berger First UK Ed Dustwrapper Holocaust
1962 Tell Me Another Morning Zdena Berger First UK Ed Dustwrapper Holocaust

Price: £90.00

The first UK edition of this autobiographical novel by Zdena Berger.Scarce in the original dustwrapper.Berger's work is based around her experiences as a holocaust survivor of camps Theresienstadt, Auchswitz and Bergen-Belsen....

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1963 The Kremlin Centre of Russian History Alexandrov Monkcom Asprey Zaehnsdorf
1963 The Kremlin Centre of Russian History Alexandrov Monkcom Asprey Zaehnsdorf

Price: £550.00

The first English translation edition of this Political Historical text.Illustrated, with fourteen plates including photographs of the Romanovs and a map of the Kremlin.The Kremlin is a fortified complex in the heart of Moscow. Count...

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1964 3Vol Adventures in Americana with Check List Herschel Jones Eames
1964 3Vol Adventures in Americana with Check List Herschel Jones Eames

Price: £120.00

A three volume set of works on Americana of Herschel V Jones.Americana complete in two volumes with supplementary check list volume issued at a later date.With 300 photographic plates.Herschel V Jones was a publisher of the Minneapolis...

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1964 Gwysaney and Owston by G A Usher with Photographs
1964 Gwysaney and Owston by G A Usher with Photographs

Price: £59.99

A history of the Davies-Cooke family. With photographs. From the Introduction: "This is the history of an ancient landowning family, commissioned by the family itself and intended primarily as a record for its present members and...

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1964-1990 38vol Camden Fourth Series Royal Historical Society History Biography
1964-1990 38vol Camden Fourth Series Royal Historical Society History Biography

Price: £395.00

An impressive set of this interesting and important series. All are published by the Royal Historical Society under the heading of the 'Camden Fourth Series'; the second series to be produced after the merger of the original...

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1965 America Heraldica Uncommon Coat of Arms E de V Vermont August Leroy Illus
1965 America Heraldica Uncommon Coat of Arms E de V Vermont August Leroy Illus

Price: £58.00

An illustrated work on American Heraldry.A compilation of coats of arms, crests and mottoes of prominent American families. Profusely illustrated by Auguste Leroy.

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1965 Dont Upset The Choir Reg Frary Ian M Goldie Third Impression
1965 Dont Upset The Choir Reg Frary Ian M Goldie Third Impression

Price: £44.00

A collection of humorous writings by Reg Frary, who was known for writing about the eccentricities of the Church. This work, 'Don't Upset The Choir', draws on real experiences from Frary,...

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1966 Mount Athos John Julius Norwich Reresby Sitwell A Costa Dustwrapper
1966 Mount Athos John Julius Norwich Reresby Sitwell A Costa Dustwrapper

Price: £130.00

A history of Mouth Athos, held in the original dustwrapper Written by John Julius Norwich and Reresby Sitwell. Bound in the publisher's original cloth binding and held in the original unclipped...

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1966 Roll of the Baronets as Authorised by Royal Warrant Standing Council
1966 Roll of the Baronets as Authorised by Royal Warrant Standing Council

Price: £19.99

A scarce copy of the 1966 official list of baronets compiled by the Crown Office, and published by the Standing Council of the Baronetage. Today there are currently a total of 1,266 baronetcies on the Official Roll, of which...

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1966 The Expedition of Lewis and Clark Vol II. Meriwether Lewis Facsimile
1966 The Expedition of Lewis and Clark Vol II. Meriwether Lewis Facsimile

Price: £25.00

A twentieth century facsimile reprint of this work on the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804. Volume II only. Originally a two volume set. A excellent example of this work, handsomely bound...

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1966-77 3Vol Asia in the Making of Europe Donald Lach Dustwrappers First
1966-77 3Vol Asia in the Making of Europe Donald Lach Dustwrappers First

Price: £200.00

A three volume set of this work by Donald F Lach.Three of nine volumes. Includes:Volume I: The Century of Discovery Book One.Volume II: A Century of Wonder Book TwoVolume II: A Century of Wonder Book ThreeDonald F Lach was a professor...

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1967 Edward Hyde History Of The Great Rebellion Edit Robert Lockyer Illustrated
1967 Edward Hyde History Of The Great Rebellion Edit Robert Lockyer Illustrated

Price: £27.99

A Folio Society edition of The History of the Great Rebellion by Edward Hyde, edited by Roger Lockyer and illustrated with maps and portraits. Edward Hyde 1st Earl of Clarendon (1609 - 1674) who was an English historian and statesman,...

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1967 Index of Baronetage Creations
1967 Index of Baronetage Creations

Price: £90.00

A very scarce first edition of this referentical work indexing the creations of Barons from the year 1611, compiled here by C. J. Parry, in a fine

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1967 The British Monarchy George Bickham Facsimile Folding Maps Illustrated Dustwrapper
1967 The British Monarchy George Bickham Facsimile Folding Maps Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £50.00

A lovely 1967 facsimile edition of Bickham's notable atlas depicting all the counties of Britain and its Empire; being a brilliant example of penmanship in the eighteenth century, ornately engraved throughout with beautiful...

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1967-1984 10vols Navy Records Society Publications Ex Libris Captain A M Jones
1967-1984 10vols Navy Records Society Publications Ex Libris Captain A M Jones

Price: £230.00

Ten volumes of publications by the Navy Records Society. The Volumes Present are:Vol 109. Documents Relating to Anson's Voyage Round The World 1740-44 Edited By Glyndwr Williams P.H.DVol. 110. The Saumarez Papers Selections From The...

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1968 Calendar of Wills and Administrations
1968 Calendar of Wills and Administrations

Price: £170.00

A very scarce set of these important reference works on wills from 1537 to 1799 edited by Edward Alexander Fry and George S. Fry, and transcribed by Henry Hartopp. The Index Library. This...

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1968 Catalogue of Scottish, English and Foreign Coins also Medals and Decorations
1968 Catalogue of Scottish, English and Foreign Coins also Medals and Decorations

Price: £20.00

A three volume set of Sotheby and Co catalogues from the late nineteen-sixties, documenting the coins and medal sold during the period. Very scarce. This set of work includes: Catalogue of...

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1968 Historical References to Coins of the Roman Empire From Augustus to Gallienus
1968 Historical References to Coins of the Roman Empire From Augustus to Gallienus

Price: £60.00

A lovely uncommon first thus edition of this illustrated encyclopedia on coins of the Roman Empire; by the renowned numismatist Edward A. Sydenham. This fascinating work attempts to place the...

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1968 Russian Orders Decorations and Medals Robert Werlich Illustrated
1968 Russian Orders Decorations and Medals Robert Werlich Illustrated

Price: £95.00

A fascinating and highly illustrated work documenting the variety of Orders, Decorations and Medals in Russia and the Soviet Union. Profusely illustrated throughout, with many colour and monochrome...

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1968 Scottish Family Histories Held In Scottish Libraries Compiled By Ferguson
1968 Scottish Family Histories Held In Scottish Libraries Compiled By Ferguson

Price: £22.99

Scottish Family Histories held in Scottish Libraries compiled by Joan P.S. Ferguson, a Chief Assistant in the Scottish Central Library. With an introduction by Sir Thomas Inne of Learney. First published in 1960, this is a reprint. The...

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1968-9 15vol Die Grossen Dunastien Europas European History Pierre Jundt
1968-9 15vol Die Grossen Dunastien Europas European History Pierre Jundt

Price: £325.00

A collection of histories of the Royal dynasties of Europe, including the Tudors, the Plantagenets, the Bonapartes and many others.   In German. Containing: Die Kapetinger Aus dem Franzosischen ubersetzt von Erhard...

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1969 An Illustrated Social History of South Africa Hattersley 1st
1969 An Illustrated Social History of South Africa Hattersley 1st

Price: £20.00

An illustrated and thorough social history of South Africa, focusing on the years 1652 to 1910. Alan Hattersley's social history of South Africa offers a rich look at the country from 1652...

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1969 Armorial Glass in the Inns of Court Illustrated in Origines Juridiciales, 3rd Edition, 1680
1969 Armorial Glass in the Inns of Court Illustrated in Origines Juridiciales, 3rd Edition, 1680

Price: £150.00

A very scarce signed and limited edition copy of Robert Cecil Gale's fascinating index and key to the armorial glass in the Inns of Court, as detailed in William Dugdale's 'Origines Juridiciales'. ...

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1969 The Mohawk Indians and Their Valley Rev. Thomas Grassmann
1969 The Mohawk Indians and Their Valley Rev. Thomas Grassmann

Price: £80.00

A fascinating work of Native American history, exploring the Mohawk tribe of eastern America. Scarce. A fascinating work of Native American history, which became an incredibly important scholarly...

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1970 Armada from Athens Peter Green Signed By Author History Scarce
1970 Armada from Athens Peter Green Signed By Author History Scarce

Price: £65.00

A signed first edition copy of Peter Green's work of Athenian history, 'Armada from Athens'. A first edition copy. Signed by the author to the title page. Peter Green is a classical scholar...

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1970 The Great Fur Opera Annals of the Hudson's Bay Company 1670-1970 Ronald Searle
1970 The Great Fur Opera Annals of the Hudson's Bay Company 1670-1970 Ronald Searle

Price: £30.00

A look at the commercial enterprise of the Hudson Bay Company. Written by Kildare Dobbs, on of Canada's best known authors and critics. Dobbs wrote for numerous newspapers and magazines. ...

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