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c1874 BEETONS Men Age Annals Time Scarce
c1874 BEETONS Men Age Annals Time Scarce

Price: £160.00

A scarce copy of Beeton's work on the most famous men and women of his time. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear. With the bookseller's label of Veuve J. Boyveau, Librairie Etrangere, to the front pastedown. Samuel Orchart...

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c1875 History of the Conquest of Mexico William H Prescott
c1875 History of the Conquest of Mexico William H Prescott

Price: £69.99

Prescott's famous history of the Spanish Invasion of Mexico. Author's authorised version William Hickling Prescott (May 4, 1796 January 29, 1859) was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers...

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c1876 Pedigree of Verrall Genealogical Table Webb Grantham Scott Synnot Lowedell
c1876 Pedigree of Verrall Genealogical Table Webb Grantham Scott Synnot Lowedell

Price: £240.00

A fold-out linen-backed genealogical table showing the descendants of John Verrall, who died in 1708, and Adam Webb of Moulscomb, who was born about 1440 and died in 1490. With the coats of arms of seven branches of the family:...

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c1879 The Flitch of Bacon Or The Custom of Dunmow William Harrison Ainsworth Tradition John Gilbert
c1879 The Flitch of Bacon Or The Custom of Dunmow William Harrison Ainsworth Tradition John Gilbert

Price: £55.00

A nicely bound copy of this historical novel. An illustrated edition of William Harrison Ainsworth's The Flitch of Bacon. Undated, dated from Copac. Illustrated, with several full page plates...

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c1880 An Elementary Manual of Roman Antiquities William Ramsay
c1880 An Elementary Manual of Roman Antiquities William Ramsay

Price: £37.99

A guide to Roman artefacts, history, and traditions from William Ramsay. Twelfth edition. Illustrated with a folding map and pictures in the text.

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c1880 BRITISH History Biographical outlines
c1880 BRITISH History Biographical outlines

Price: £79.99

Original, paper covered boards with cloth spine. SCARCE This pocket sized book, contains small summaries of various people of fame with regards to British history.  A selection of people featured are: Julius Caesar, Thomas...

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c1880 FRONTIERES FRANCE OUVRAGE COURONNE PAR L'ACADEMIE Theophile Lavallee
c1880 FRONTIERES FRANCE OUVRAGE COURONNE PAR L'ACADEMIE Theophile Lavallee

Price: £44.99

A copy of 'Les Frontieres de la France; ouvrage couronn par l'acadmie franaisebibliotheque d'education et de recreation' by Thophile Lavalle Sebastian (1804 - 1866), a French historian and geographer who wrote many historical texts...

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c1880 Norwood Waterworks Company Journal Handwritten Account Book
c1880 Norwood Waterworks Company Journal Handwritten Account Book

Price: £180.00

A large handwritten account from the Norwood Waterworks Company.We can't find a reference to a Norwood Water Works Company - though this clearly refers to the district in London. So this is a fascinating little mystery. The Southwark...

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c1880 Somersetshire Worthies Edward Foxcroft Frome Printing Scarce
c1880 Somersetshire Worthies Edward Foxcroft Frome Printing Scarce

Price: £150.00

A scarce Frome printing of this work by Edward Foxtrot.Containing short biographies of notable residents of Somerset.

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c1880 The Holy Land Division 1 by G.CROLY,D.ROBERTS
c1880 The Holy Land Division 1 by G.CROLY,D.ROBERTS

Price: £959.99

A copy of the scarce Holy Land by David Roberts - Division I Scarce Bound in blue cloth with bevelled edges, gilt, and blind embossed detail Undated, c.1880 Collated Complete David Roberts RA (1796   1864) was a Scottish...

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c1881 Souvenir De La Bretagne Folding Plate Illustrated A. C. Morgan
c1881 Souvenir De La Bretagne Folding Plate Illustrated A. C. Morgan

Price: £140.00

A very scarce french souvenir from Bretagne or Brittany being a large folding plate depicting the local dress. Illustrated by L Caradec. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Undated,...

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c1882 Commonplace Fallacies MONEY Baron Emile LAVELEYE
c1882 Commonplace Fallacies MONEY Baron Emile LAVELEYE

Price: £119.99

Laveleye's scarce text on money and currency, taken from 'The Contemporary Review'. With a bookbinder's stamp for Arthur Cox, Cambridge, to the rear pastedown. There are a number of blank pages to the rear. Dated from...

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c1882 Ward & Locks Penny Historical Series Bound as One Epochs and Episodes
c1882 Ward & Locks Penny Historical Series Bound as One Epochs and Episodes

Price: £40.00

An illustrated work of notable historical events.Correlates with Ward and Lock's Penny Historical series.With 48 articles covering a wide range of historical episodes including The Temperance Movement, The...

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c1883 Reminiscences Ancestral, Anecdotal and Historic Signed Presentation Copy
c1883 Reminiscences Ancestral, Anecdotal and Historic Signed Presentation Copy

Price: £120.00

A copy of Reminiscences Ancestral, Anecdotal and Historic by Sir Bernard Burke.A Remodelled and Revised Edition of "The Rise of Great Families and Other Essays."With an author's inscription, dated 1883.Sir (John) Bernard Burke, CB...

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c1885 Half Hours of English History From The Roman Period to the Death of Elizabeth C Knight
c1885 Half Hours of English History From The Roman Period to the Death of Elizabeth C Knight

Price: £27.00

A collection of lectures on English history from the popular 'Half Hours' series. Undated, dated from Copac. This is a Victorian work aimed at young readers. Edited by Charles Knight, a...

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c1887 2vol HISTORY The Age We Live In by JAMES TAYLOR
c1887 2vol HISTORY The Age We Live In by JAMES TAYLOR

Price: £39.99

Volumes III and IV of James Taylor's The Age We Live In.   Bound in half calf with gilt lettering and cloth covered boards.   Volume III has a frontis, plus eleven plates and four colour maps. Volume IV has a frontis...

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c1887 GROWTH VICISSITUDES COMMERCE All Ages John YEATS Third Edition
c1887 GROWTH VICISSITUDES COMMERCE All Ages John YEATS Third Edition

Price: £39.99

An scarce and informative book by John Yeats, former fellow of the Geological and the Statistical Societies, and twelve years examiner in commercial geography and history to the Society of Arts, London. Includes several fold...

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c1887 HISTORY Childhood 100 Years Ago ILLUS by S Tytler
c1887 HISTORY Childhood 100 Years Ago ILLUS by S Tytler

Price: £42.99

An illustrated edition of Tytler's history of childhood. Bound in cloth with gilt and stamped lettering and pictorial decoration. With five colour plates after paintings by Sir Joshua Reynolds. "Henrietta Keddie (18271914),...

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c1887 William the Silent Prince of Orange Harriet Burch Scarce Relfe Binding
c1887 William the Silent Prince of Orange Harriet Burch Scarce Relfe Binding

Price: £300.00

An attractively bound work on William the Silent.A fictionalised sketch of the last days of William the Silent. Attributed to Harriette E Burch.In an attractive Relfe binding. William, Prince of Orange was heir apparent to his...

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c1890 History of the Conquest of Mexico William H Prescott Revised Edition
c1890 History of the Conquest of Mexico William H Prescott Revised Edition

Price: £30.00

A historical text written by William H Prescott.Prescott has widely been considered as the first American scientific historian. He is one of the most eminent historians of 19th century America and his bibliography is extensive.This...

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c1890 Hogarth's Works Life And Anecdotal Descriptions Second Series Facsimiles
c1890 Hogarth's Works Life And Anecdotal Descriptions Second Series Facsimiles

Price: £59.99

Hogarth's Works with Life and Anecdotal Description of His Pictures, Second Series by John Ireland and John Nichols, F.S.A. 'The whole of the plates reduced in exact fac-simile of the originals.' William Hogarth (1697 - 1764)...

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c1890 Le Seizieme Siecle Dix Essais Anecdotiques Sur La Renaissance et La Reform
c1890 Le Seizieme Siecle Dix Essais Anecdotiques Sur La Renaissance et La Reform

Price: £60.00

A selection of Essays on the history of France.In original French.This work examines the glories of Christian France in the nineteenth century. It is a selection of anecdotes on contemporary French life.Undated, dated using Copac....

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c1890 Margaret Oliphant The Makers of Florence Illustrated Fine Binding
c1890 Margaret Oliphant The Makers of Florence Illustrated Fine Binding

Price: £29.99

An edition of Margaret Oliphant's The Makers of Florence, originally published in 1876.Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (1828 1897), was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant. Her fictional...

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c1890 The French Revolution A History Thomas Carlyle Reign of Terror
c1890 The French Revolution A History Thomas Carlyle Reign of Terror

Price: £30.00

A one-volume edition of this popular history work by Scottish author, Thomas Carlyle. This historical work was Charles Dickens' inspiration for 'A Tale of Two Cities'. To create this work Carlyle...

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c1890-1901 3vol Pagan Christian Rome Ancient Rome New Tales Lanciani Illustrated
c1890-1901 3vol Pagan Christian Rome Ancient Rome New Tales Lanciani Illustrated

Price: £190.00

Three works by the renowned Italian archaeologist and pioneering student of ancient Roman topography, Rodolfo Lanciani. Rodolfo Lanciani is best known for publishing a set of forty six maps...

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C1892-1900 Personal Business Expenditure Ledger London Debenhams Freebody
C1892-1900 Personal Business Expenditure Ledger London Debenhams Freebody

Price: £125.00

A very scarce personal and business expenditure ledger, estimated to be dated from the years 1892-1900.Although anonymous, this is particularly notable as a document of London businesses in the late Nineteenth Century, many of which...

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c1893 Paper its History by John Kay
c1893 Paper its History by John Kay

Price: £59.99

A reference book about the history of paper. "We have never given a thought as to what paper is, where it came from, who invented it, or how it is made." "I mean to try in the following pages to tell you something in a slight,...

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c1894 5vols History Of Music By Naumann Photograph Colour Fronti Special Edition
c1894 5vols History Of Music By Naumann Photograph Colour Fronti Special Edition

Price: £260.00

A beautiful set of The History of Music by Naumann, with colour illuminated facsimile frontispieces to first and second volumes. Also, with a series of portraits reproduced in photograbure and numerous illustrations throughout....

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c1894 PHOTOGRAPHS Scenes Cities Paintings J.L. STODDARD
c1894 PHOTOGRAPHS Scenes Cities Paintings J.L. STODDARD

Price: £71.99

A fascinating late nineteenth century photographic publication, originally issued weekly. 'Prepared under the supervision of the distinguished lecturer and traveller John L. Stoddard'. 'Containing a rare and elaborate collection...

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c1894 True Stories from Roman History Alice Pollard Frontispiece Illus
c1894 True Stories from Roman History Alice Pollard Frontispiece Illus

Price: £55.00

An illustrated work on Roman history.With 26 illustrations including a full page frontisiece.

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c1895 2vol History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella The Catholic W H Prescott
c1895 2vol History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella The Catholic W H Prescott

Price: £85.00

Two volumes of this historical study by William H Prescott. A new and revised edition, edited by John Foster Kirk. Undated, dated using Copac. In a Bickers binding, with the binder's stamp...

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c1895 History of the Conquest of Mexico William Prescott Foster Kirk
c1895 History of the Conquest of Mexico William Prescott Foster Kirk

Price: £24.99

A history of the Spanish Invasion of Mexico. William Hickling Prescott (May 4, 1796 January 29, 1859) was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific...

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c1895 Our Conservative and Unionist Statesmen Illustrated Photographs Plates
c1895 Our Conservative and Unionist Statesmen Illustrated Photographs Plates

Price: £50.00

A  commemorative volume of late Victorian Conservative and Unionist Statesmen..Volume I of II. With twenty board mounted high quality photographic plates.Each photograph is accompanied by a short biography of each statesmen...

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c1895 Textile London Its Records Associations By Thatcher Illustrated By W Luker
c1895 Textile London Its Records Associations By Thatcher Illustrated By W Luker

Price: £69.99

Textile London, Its Record and Associations with numerous black and white illustrations both full page and within the text from original drawings by W. Luker. With chapters covering various areas and streets in London...

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c1895 Textile London J Wells Thatcher Signed Illustrated W Luker
c1895 Textile London J Wells Thatcher Signed Illustrated W Luker

Price: £120.00

An illustrated edition of this work by J Wells Thatcher.With illustrations from original drawings by W Luker, Junr.With an ink inscription by Thatcher to front free-endpaper.

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c1896 Curious Old Papers Pestilent Pasquils Legal Reords Charles Wyndham
c1896 Curious Old Papers Pestilent Pasquils Legal Reords Charles Wyndham

Price: £595.00

A collection of  separately bound poetry and legal papers. Including: - A Packet of Pestilent Pasquils (consisting of a number of poems, privately printed)  - Trial Between Anthony Hodges, Esq., and the...

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c1900 A History of Thurlbear by R A Sixsmith with Fold Out Map Scarce
c1900 A History of Thurlbear by R A Sixsmith with Fold Out Map Scarce

Price: £85.00

A history of Thurlbear in Taunton.Scarce local imprint.With multiple fold out maps.With an Introduction and Appendices.

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c1900 Oliver Cromwell a Eulogy Appreciation Earl of Rosebery Scarce
c1900 Oliver Cromwell a Eulogy Appreciation Earl of Rosebery Scarce

Price: £120.00

A scarce edition of this work on Oliver Cromwell.Dated from copac.Archibald Philip Primrose was a British liberal statesmen and Prime Minister between 1894 and 1895.

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c1901 Rois et Reines de France Depuis l'Origine de la Monarchie Jusqu'a Nos Jour
c1901 Rois et Reines de France Depuis l'Origine de la Monarchie Jusqu'a Nos Jour

Price: £225.00

A collection of portraits of the Kings and Queens of France.From their Origin to the Present Day.In French.

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c1908 2vol Women of All Nations T Athol Joyce N W Thomas Coloured Plates
c1908 2vol Women of All Nations T Athol Joyce N W Thomas Coloured Plates

Price: £45.00

A two volume set of this work on women around the world.A record of their characteristics, habits, manners, customs and influence.Illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings in the text and 24 coloured plates. Volume...

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c1908 A Robida Les Vieilles Villes Des Flandres Illustrated By The Author First
c1908 A Robida Les Vieilles Villes Des Flandres Illustrated By The Author First

Price: £225.00

A scarce early edition of this beautifully illustrated book on the Old Towns of the Flanders, both the Belgian and French Flanders by Albert Robida, illustrated by the author with one hundred and fifty-five originals drawings,...

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c1909 A Complete Guide to Heraldry A C Fox-Davies Illustrated First Ed Bickers
c1909 A Complete Guide to Heraldry A C Fox-Davies Illustrated First Ed Bickers

Price: £400.00

A fascinating book with a wealth of information on Heraldry.Illustrated throughout, with nine colour plates and nearly 800 vignettes and full page illustrations. Illustrations are from drawings by Graham Johnston, the herald painter...

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c1914 R E Francillon Mid Victorian Memories Local History Literature
c1914 R E Francillon Mid Victorian Memories Local History Literature

Price: £40.00

A scarce book taking a fascinating look into life in the mid Victorian eraby Robert Edward Francillon

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c1914 The Titled Nobility of Europe an International Peerage Maruis of Ruvigny
c1914 The Titled Nobility of Europe an International Peerage Maruis of Ruvigny

Price: £79.99

An extensive genealogical dictionary of the nobility of Europe. From the author of, 'The Blood Royal of Britain', 'The Plantagent Rolle', 'The Jacobite Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage' etc., etc. Melville Amadeus Henry...

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c1915 Pictures From Roman Life And Story By Rev A J Church With Illustrations
c1915 Pictures From Roman Life And Story By Rev A J Church With Illustrations

Price: £89.99

Pictures From Roman Life and Story is a collection of stories from Roman history written by the Rev. Alfred John Church and with an illustration to frontispiece and further full page illustrations throughout. With a vignette...

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c1919 Trade Unionism For Clerks J Henry Lloyd R E Scouller J R Clynes First Ed
c1919 Trade Unionism For Clerks J Henry Lloyd R E Scouller J R Clynes First Ed

Price: £85.00

A work on trade unionism for clerks.First edition.Undated, dated using Copac.In the original pictorial wraps with the price of threepence to the front wrap. Written by J Henry Lloyd and R E Scouller. With an introduction by J R Clynes...

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c1920 Les Souveraines des Tuileries Imbert de Saint-Amand Illustrated
c1920 Les Souveraines des Tuileries Imbert de Saint-Amand Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A detail anthology of accounts on the aristocracy of France. Beautifully illustrated with several plates throughout. Arthur Lon Imbert de Saint - Amand was a nineteenth century aristocrat, choreographer, and historian of his times....

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c1925 3 vols LICENSED HOUSES Capper + PLATES
c1925 3 vols LICENSED HOUSES Capper + PLATES

Price: £79.99

Nice green cloth bindings with plates throughout this set provides a comprehensive analysis of all aspects of pub and hotel management and gives a great insight into the social history of Britain between the wars. The Trade Encyclopaedia A...

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c1928 George Lecomte La Vie Heroique et Glorieuse de Carpeaux
c1928 George Lecomte La Vie Heroique et Glorieuse de Carpeaux

Price: £50.00

A scarce French book exploring the life of Jean-Baptise CarpeauxContaining the cover of the original binding Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (11 May 1827 12 October 1875) was a French sculptor and painter during the Second Empire under...

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c1930 Gleanings From Rare Books, Broadsheets and Manuscripts Dawson Relacio Molt
c1930 Gleanings From Rare Books, Broadsheets and Manuscripts Dawson Relacio Molt

Price: £140.00

A curious collection of facsimile title pages, woodcuts, signatures photographs and much more.All entries are copies not originals.Includes two pages of effigies from Westminster Abbey of figures such as Queen Anne, Charles II and...

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c1932 Alan Bott Our Fathers 1870-1900 First Illustrated Victorian Society
c1932 Alan Bott Our Fathers 1870-1900 First Illustrated Victorian Society

Price: £40.00

A first edition fourth impression of Alan Bott's Our Fathers.With 201 engraved illustrations.Following a career as a special correspondent Alan Bott (1893-1952) wrote accounts of WWI and historical publications. Here he discusses the...

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c1933 ENGLISHMAN and his BOOKS Cruse with PLATES
c1933 ENGLISHMAN and his BOOKS Cruse with PLATES

Price: £24.99

An extraordinarily lively study, full of information and entertainment with plates throughout!Includes articles on The Waverly novels and their Readers, Wordsworthians, Books and Politics, Periodicals and their Readers and lots more!...

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c1935 A HISTORY of the THAMES by A. G. THOMPSON
c1935 A HISTORY of the THAMES  by A. G. THOMPSON

Price: £59.99

A scarce booklet about the history of the Thames river. Bound in card with pictorial boards. Scarce. Undated, presumed first. With colour map of the Thames. The General Steam Navigation Company was founded in 1824, and became...

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c1936 A Short History of the Worshipful Company of Horners by F J Fisher
c1936 A Short History of the Worshipful Company of Horners by F J Fisher

Price: £59.99

A beautiful edition of A Short History of the Worshipful Company of Horners by F. J. Fisher. Assistant Lecturer in Economic History at The London School of Economics. Book number 125 of a limited edition print run.

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c1971-1985 2Vols L.G. Bullock Historical Map Of England And Wales With Scotland
c1971-1985 2Vols L.G. Bullock Historical Map Of England And Wales With Scotland

Price: £75.00

A two volume set of illustrated colour maps.With one volume of England and Wales and the other of Scotland, the works are illusrated with historical notices regarding the locations, and are handsomely illustrated with the coats-of-arms...

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