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Constructing Girlhood through the Periodical Press, 1850–1915 (Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present)

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Engalnd, Ashgate Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 096742


Book measures 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. 231 pages. Bound in original publishers black hardcover. Binding in excellent clean firm condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. View more info

Image for Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage, and Companionage [ 148th Year ]

Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage, and Companionage [ 148th Year ]

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press: 1950

Seller ID: 096947


Book measures 10 x 6 1/2 inches. 2,000 pages. Bound in original publishers red gilt cloth. Cloth faded, some wear on head and tail of spine. Generally, binding in good condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A good clean copy. View more info

Image for Johnston's Commercial & Industrial Map of England and Wales & Part of Scotland Showing the Lines of Railway Complete or in Progress the Seats of the Principal Trades & Manufactures & the Districts of Mines & Minerals, Distinguishing Canals & Navigable .

Johnston's Commercial & Industrial Map of England and Wales & Part of Scotland Showing the Lines of Railway Complete or in Progress the Seats of the Principal Trades & Manufactures & the Districts of Mines & Minerals, Distinguishing Canals & Navigable .

By: N/A

Price: £550.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W & A. K. Johnston & Publishers: 1847

Seller ID: 097355


Full title. Johnston's Commercial & Industrial Map of England and Wales & Part of Scotland Showing the Lines of Railway Complete or in Progress the Seats of the Principal Trades & Manufactures & the Districts of Mines & Minerals, Distinguishing Canals & Navigable, Rivers, tracing the tracks of foreign & coasting steam vessels, & marking the position of Lighthouses &c. Large folding linen backed coloured map, in 2 parts. Map measures 71 x 57 inches, [ 180x145mm ]. A few s... View more info

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English Prisons: An Architectural History

By: Allan Brodie; Jane Croom; James O. Davies

Price: £40.00

Publisher: English Heritage: 2002

Seller ID: 097878


Book measures 11 x 9 inches. viii, 297 pages, illustrated. Bound in original publishers black cloth, with gilt lettering. Slight lean on spine. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean. A good clean copy. View more info

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The Rape of Britain

By: Amery Colin & Cruickshank Dan [ Foreword By Sir John Betjeman ]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Elek Books: 1975

Seller ID: 096871


Book measures 8 12/ x 5 1/2 inches. 192 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers illustrated softcover. Covers dusty. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A good solid copy. View more info

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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. With Critical Observations on His Works

By: Anderson Robert

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. & A. Arch.: 1795

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096564


Book measures 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. [2],307pp. Bound in full period calf, flat gilt bands, gilt tooling, Calf light rubbed, hinge joints cracked, but boards holding. Generally a very nice binding. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. View more info

Image for A true and perfect relation of the whole proceedings against the late most barbarous traitors, Garnet a Iesuite, and his confederats: contayning sundry speeches deliuered by the Lords Commissioners at their arraignments, for the better satisfaction

A true and perfect relation of the whole proceedings against the late most barbarous traitors, Garnet a Iesuite, and his confederats: contayning sundry speeches deliuered by the Lords Commissioners at their arraignments, for the better satisfaction

By: Anon

Price: £950.00

Publisher: London, by Robert Barker printer to the Kings most Excellent Maiestie: 1606

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097465


Book measures 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, signatures A1-Fff3, lacking Fff4, which is a blank?, Rr2 torn without loss, Rr3 lacking section of text, lacking fixed endpapers. Bound in full leather. Rebacked retaining the original boards, the boards are worn with loss on corners, slightly sprung. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition throughout. A good solid copy. View more info

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Helena of Britain in Medieval Legend

By: Antonina Harbus

Price: £35.00

Publisher: D.S.Brewer: 2002

Seller ID: 097851


215 pages. Bound in original publishers cloth, with paper label on top board, gilt lettering. Binding in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean. A nice clean copy. View more info

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Archaeologia or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity [ 51 Volumes Including Index ]

By: Archaeologia

Price: £2,000.00

Publisher: London, Published By the Society of Antiquaries of London [ Volumes 1 to 50, ]: 1779

Seller ID: 097444


Complete run, volumes 1 to 50, plus index volume for first 50 volumes. Published between 1779-1887. Books measure 12 x 9 1/2 inches. Numerous full page and folding plates. Bound in library buckram. Cloth very lightly rubbed, lightly dust or dirt marked. All bindings in very good sturdy condition. Internally, occasional library stamp or mark, [ about 10 to each volume ], most plates not stamped, the plates that are stamped are stamped on verso, [ not the engraved side ], ... View more info

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Among the Broad-Arrow Men; a plain account of English prison life. By B.2.15

By: B. 2. 15

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, A & C. Black: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097177


Book measures 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. viii,191pp. Bound in original publishers brown cloth, with black lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket rubbed, with loss on edges, dusty, slightly brittle. Jacket in good condition. Internally, pages clean. A nice clean copy, in a good dust jacket. View more info

Image for Cabala : sive Scrinia sacra. Mysteries of state & government: in letters of illustrious persons, and great agents ; in the reigns of Henry the Eight. [ Bound with the  Additional Supplement to the Cabala ]

Cabala : sive Scrinia sacra. Mysteries of state & government: in letters of illustrious persons, and great agents ; in the reigns of Henry the Eight. [ Bound with the Additional Supplement to the Cabala ]

By: Bacon Francis

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Printed for G. Bedel, and T. Collins, and are to be sold at their shop at the Middle-Temple-gate in Fleetstreet 1654: 1654

Seller ID: 097111


Bound with the Scrinia Ceciliana: Mysteries of State & Government: in Letters of the late Famous Lord Burghley, and Other Grand Ministers of State... Being a Further Additional Supplement to the Cabala, first edition. G. Bedel and P. Collins, 1663. Three parts in 1 volume. Collation, [18],347,[13],[12],355, [ i.e. 255],[17],[1],[14],228,,[8],pp. Book measures 7 3/4 x 6 inches. Bound in full period calf, raised bands. Calf rubbed, scuffed on edges and corners, tail of spi... View more info

Image for The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. With a Table of the Colours of Good & Evil. Whereunto is added the Wisdom of the Antients. Enlarged by the Honourable Author himself; and now more Exactly.

The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. With a Table of the Colours of Good & Evil. Whereunto is added the Wisdom of the Antients. Enlarged by the Honourable Author himself; and now more Exactly.

By: Bacon Sir Francis

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London, James Knapton: 1691

Seller ID: 097114


Book measures 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Collation, [8],222,[4],[10],28,[12],103,[1],2pp, with seperate title. pages. Bound in full panelled calf. Spine rebacked, retaining the original boards, raised bands, red title label. Calf lightly rubbed, some minor wear or abrasions. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional light spotting or browning. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, in an attractive binding. View more info

Image for Lord Bacon's Essays or Counsels Moral and Civil [ Translated from the Latin By William Willymott ] [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

Lord Bacon's Essays or Counsels Moral and Civil [ Translated from the Latin By William Willymott ] [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

By: Bacon Sir Francis

Price: £240.00

Publisher: London, printed: and sold by H. Parson in Grace-Church-Street, J. Brotherton and W. Meadows in Cornhill, A. Bettesworth in Pater-noster-Row, S. Ballard in Little-Britain, R. Gosling in Fleet-street, and C. King in Westminster-Hall, MDCCXX. [1720]: 1720

Seller ID: 097115


Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 7 3/4 x 5 inches. Collation, [16],503pp, xxx,432pp. Bound in full calf. Both volumes have been rebacked, retaining the original panelled boards, raised bands, leather title labels. Both volumes in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A very nice clean set, in very attractive bindings. View more info

Image for The Diary of a Country Parson the Reverend James Woodforde 1758-1781 [ Complete in 5 Volumes ]

The Diary of a Country Parson the Reverend James Woodforde 1758-1781 [ Complete in 5 Volumes ]

By: Beresford John

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press: 1926

Seller ID: 096835


Complete in 5 volumes. Books measures 8 3/4 x 6 inches. Bound in library cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed. Bindings in good solid condition. Internally, occasional library stamp or mark, pages in good condition. A good clean working set. View more info

Image for Registrum Malmesburiense the Register of Malmesbury Abbey  [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

Registrum Malmesburiense the Register of Malmesbury Abbey [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

By: Brewer J. S. [ Edited By ]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Longman & Co. Trubner & Co: 1879

Seller ID: 097622


Complete in 2 volumes. Books measures 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. Bound in modern library cloth. Both volumes in very good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional minor library mark of stamp, light tanning to pages. Pages in good clean condition. A nice clean solid set. View more info

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The Winchester Pipe Rolls and Medieval English Society

By: Britnell Richard [ Edited By ]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Suffolk, Boydell Press: 2003

Seller ID: 097793


Book measures 9 1/2 x 6 inches. Collation, [8],213pp. Bound in original publishers black cloth, paper title labels on top cover, gilt lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. View more info

Image for A Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits, From Egbert the Great to the Present Time. Consisting of the Effigies of Persons in Every Walk of Human Life; as well those whose Services to their Country are Recorded in the Annals of the English History, as Ot

A Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits, From Egbert the Great to the Present Time. Consisting of the Effigies of Persons in Every Walk of Human Life; as well those whose Services to their Country are Recorded in the Annals of the English History, as Ot

By: Bromley Henry

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, T. Payne: 1793

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002619


Book measures 10 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Collation,xiv+2+479+1+56+80pp. Recently rebound in buckram/cloth, gilt title lettering. Binding in excellent condition as new. Internally, very occasional lib stamp, some occasional light spotting. Text in very good clean condition throughout. A very good clean well bound copy. View more info

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The New Illustrated History of England [ Complete in 4 Volumes ]

By: Browning Oscar

Price: £240.00

Publisher: London, J. S. Virtue and Co, Limited: 1889

Seller ID: 097259


Complete in 4 volumes. Books measure 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches. Collation, 328pp, 296pp, 312pp, 312pp, 40 steel engraved plates as listed, numerous full page and text illustrations. Bound in original publishers half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt center stamp. Bindings lightly rubbed, some minor scuff marking. Bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages and plates clean throughout. A very nice clean well bound set. View more info

Image for Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical. [ Complete set in 9 Volumes. ]

Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical. [ Complete set in 9 Volumes. ]

By: Brydges Sir Egerton

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, F. C. and J. Rivington, Otridge and Son: 1812

Seller ID: 096868


Complete in 9 volumes. Books measure 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Bound in cloth, with leather title labels. Cloth lightly rubbed, occasional small nick, colth dust marked. All bindings in very good firm condition. Internally, 2 previous owners bookplates on endpapers, previous owners name stamp on title pages. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very good solid set. Ideal for heavy use. View more info

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The Place-Names of Lincolnshire [ Complete in 7 Volumes ]

By: Cameron Kenneth

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Great Britain, English Place Name Society: 1985

Seller ID: 097959


Complete in 7 volumes. [ Lincolnshire section ]. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt lettering. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Dust jackets have some minor marking. Jackets in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean set. View more info