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There are 148 books in this catalogue.
Lacey, Douglas R.:  DISSENT AND PARLIAMENTARY POLITICS IN ENGLAND 1661-1689 - A Study in the Perpetuation and Tempering of Parliamentarianism.
Book Number: 260
New Jersey 1969. New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1969. 8to. 520pp. Very good in a good priceclipped d/w.
Keywords: British History
Price: $15.00


Bryant, Arthur:  Set in a Silver Sea & Freedom's Own Island
Book Number: 593
Collins 1984 Volumes one and two of Byrant's history of Britian and the British People. Volume one - Set in the Silver Sea. The Island very good / very good d/w. 'Volume Two - Freedom's Own Island. The British Oceanic Expansion. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Britian British history England English
Price: $50.00


Finer. Savage.:  The Selected Letters of Josiah Wedgwood.
Book Number: 713
Cory, Adams & McKay 1965. Clothbound in ivory with blue and silver design in centre of front cover and on spine. In good order. 13 bw photographs, 2 colour.
Keywords: Biography. Collecting, pottery, ceramics, china,
Price: $25.00


Humphreys, A.L.:  Crockford's, or the Goddess of Chance in St.James's Street, 1828-1844
Book Number: 1256
London Hutchinson 1953. Illustrated by Frontis.drawing. First edition. Price clipped d/w. Little dusty on top pages, otherwise new looking copy in same d/w.
Keywords: beau monde, dandies, gambling, personalities
Price: $10.00


Boswell, John:  The Kindness of Strangers: The Abandonment of Children in Western Europe From Late Antiquity to the Renaissance
Book Number: 1468
New York: Pantheon, [1988]. 1st ed. Illustrated. Library stamp on 2 pages, otherwise very good copy. Appendix, cited works, index.
Keywords: Sociology sociology social studies history ancient history medieval child abandonment children in history child welfare social history
Price: $15.00


Musgrave, Clifford:  LIFE IN BRIGHTON from the earliest times to the present.
Book Number: 1541
Faber & Faber. London. 1970 235 x 150mm. pp503 with numerous plates. Pictorial d/w in good condition, small shelf wear at top of spine. Unclipped. Copy in excellent condition and solid and white.
Keywords: baths, roman, society, dukes, duchesses
Price: $18.00


WOOD, PETER:  Industrial Britain: The West Midlands/ Chapter on Potteries by A. Moyes
Book Number: 1770
David & Charles 1976 very good copy in same d/w.
Keywords: Sociology Industrial
Price: $15.00


Byrne, Muriel St. Clare, ed::  The Lisle Letters - An Abridgement
Book Number: 2011
Secker and Warburg London 1983 Selected & arranged by Bridget Boland. Foreword by Hugh Trevor-Roper. Illustrated, index. Illustrated end pages.
Keywords: Correspondence of Viscount Arthur Plantagenet Lisle give picture of social life & customs of 16th cent England COLLECTIONS: Biographical History
Price: $15.00


Jenny Lynch, Hoare, Nick:  Drinking Games - 50 of the finest lagoon games of London
Book Number: 2937
UK: Lagoon Trading Company, Ltd Illustrated boards, Illustrated with moch beer lables.
Keywords: Drinking Games Alcoholic Beverages Games Sports Hazing College School Beer Games
Price: $8.00


Davies, Adriana:  Dictionary of British Portraiture
Book Number: 2959
Batesford Books London 1979 Edited by Richard Ormond and Dr. Malcolm Rogers. vols. 1-2, covering the Middle Ages to the early Victorians; small 4tos, fine in unclipped d/w's. slightly faded spine.
Keywords: Catalouge of portraits of famous figures and where they are housed.
Price: $20.00


Eley, Geoffrey:  The Ruined Maid: Modes and Manners of Victorian Women
Book Number: 3017
Royston, Hertfordshire: Priory Press, 1970. 1st edition., Boards. Very good in rubbed d/w. Facsimile illustrations
Keywords: Collection of feminine victoriana, art of beauty & habits of good society
Price: $15.00


BOGG Edmund,:  LOWER WHARFEDALE
Book Number: 3022
John Sampson, York, 1904 Original printed publisher's boards with rebacked cloth spine with printed title label. Many illustrations throughout and adverts to front and rear. A good copy, spine rebound. pp. xx, 411. A Companion volume to The Old Kingdom of Elmet and Higher Wharfeland.
Keywords: Being a description of its picturesque features, history, antiquities, rare architecture, legendary lore and flora.
Price: $25.00


GILLEN, Mollie.:  ASSASSINATION OF THE PRIME MINISTER: The Shocking Death of Spencer Perceval
Book Number: 3391
Sidgwick & Jackson 1972 London First Edition red boards in price-clipped d/w with faded spine. Inscribed by author on ffl and signed and dated by author on title page. 09/72.
Keywords: london 1812
Price: $25.00


Geoffrey Ashe:  Camelot and the vision of Albion
Book Number: 3572
BCA 1975 8vo. hardcover. very good copy in d/w
Keywords: England Camelot Mediaeval, The story of the archaeological work at Cadbury and it's associations with Arthur, was Cadbury Camelot
Price: $10.00


McKee, Alexander:  King Henry VIII's Mary Rose
Book Number: 3585
New York: Stein and Day Publishers 1974, 1st cloth spine on papered boards, good copy in poor worn d/w - clipped.
Keywords: A military historian succeeds in discovering and excavating a 460-year-old warship 12 feet beneath the mud of Portsmouth harbor.
Price: $15.00


Monier-Williams Randall:  The Tallow Chandlers Of London Volume I. The Mystery in the Making
Book Number: 3608
London: Kaye & Ward, 1970. Cloth. 8vo. hardcover. 96pp. Very good condition, light foxing. Good+ d/w.
Keywords: guilds worship company livery
Price: $15.00


LOFTIE, W.J.:  WHITEHALL
Book Number: 3711
London: Seeley and Co., Limited, 1895. Historical and Architectural Notes. First edition. Red cloth, faded at edge of book rather poorly. Rough cut pages in good condition. Tape marks inside book.
Keywords: palaces, castles, town planning
Price: $20.00


Brook Fred:  The Industrial Archaeology of the British Isles - 1 The West Midlands
Book Number: 3712
Batsford 1977 VG in d/w - unclipped. 22pp. 67 photographs and 11 maps. A detailed gazetteer (with national 6-figure grid), to 1200 sites not previously recorded.
Keywords: hereford-worcester, shropshire, staffordshire, warwickshire, west midlands.
Price: $15.00


Bolitho, Hector:  NO. 10 DOWNING STREET: 1660-1900
Book Number: 3917
 Hutchinson Pub. London 1957 1st ed. Cloth. 8to. 268pp. Index. B/w plates. Good+ / fair torn d/w.
Keywords: london british polotics prime minister downing street
Price: $10.00


Harris, Kenneth:  Thatcher
Book Number: 3928
 Weidenfield and Nicholson. London. 1988. Cloth hardcover. 8to. 248pp. B/w plates. Index. Very good/ very good d/w.
Keywords: thatcher politics prime minister england united kingdom
Price: $15.00


Plumb, J. H.:  Georgian Delights
Book Number: 4197
London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1980. First edition 8vo. 160pp. Index. B/wq illus. Colour frontispeice. Very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: history georgian art london race track horse meetings zoo
Price: $18.00


Bowman, William. Dodgson.:  The Divorce Case of Queen Caroline. An account of the reign of George IV and the king's relations with other women
Book Number: 4490
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1930 or. Green cloth, no d/w. Illustrated with b&w plates. Index, bibliography. 301pp.
Keywords: Royal Family Divorce Royal Caroline Brunswick George IV
Price: $15.00


E H Smith:  Quantock Life and Rambles
Book Number: 4554
Barnicotts Ltd (The Wessex Press) Taunton 1939. First edition. 8vo, cloth hardcover. 127pp. + b/w plates. Very good condition with some foxing, mainly to page edges and endpapers. No d/w.
Keywords: england english history travel rector of enmore gloucestershire somerset south wales devonshire dorset wilts
Price: $25.00


Shepperd, Alan:  Sandhurst The Royal Military Academy and Its Predecessors
Book Number: 5013
London: Country Life Books, 1980 Small 4to. 223pp. B/w illus. Very good / very good, clipped d/w.
Keywords: Royal Military Academy sandhurst rmc rma british army history royal artiiery woolwich
Price: $30.00


Macmillan, Harold:  Winds Of Change 1914-1939. And The Blast Of War 1939-1945. ; Tides of Fortune 1945-55; Riding the Storm 1956-59; Pointing the Way 1959-61; At the End of the Day 1961-63. Six Volumes
Book Number: 5102
London, 8vo. hardcovers. pp. 664, 764. index. b/w plates; . Very good in d/ws The total set of six volumes.
Keywords: british history world war two 2 II
Price: $50.00


J G Bellamy:  The Criminal Trial in Later Medieval England
Book Number: 5227
Sutton 1998 A study of the English criminal trial from 1300-1550 using legal treatises, contemporary reports of cases, chancery rolls, state papers and court files. It features a close examination of the processes of accusation as well as conviction rates and the most prevalent types of felony. 208p
Keywords: Major crimes, murder, manslaughter
Price: $35.00


Eyles Desmond.:  Good Sir Toby
Book Number: 5727
London: Doulton & Co. Ltd. 1955 Cloth. Very good/No Dustwrapper. 1st. Antiques. 7 1/2 x 10. 108 pp index, 114 illus. In colour and b&w. Royal Doulton Toby and Character mugs, jugs, whieldon, Wood, Wedgwood, Neale, Pratt, Walton, Rockingham, Davenport, Copeland. Ancient ancestry.
Keywords: collections, pottery, mugs with faces.
Price: $15.00


Duff, David:  Albert & Victoria
Book Number: 5842
London: Frederick Muller Ltd, 1972 Large 8vo. hardcover. 320pp. index. + b/w plates. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: british english royal family queen victoria albert
Price: $12.00


Abshagen, K H:  King Lords & Gentlemen. The influence & power of the English Upper classes.
Book Number: 5932
London, Heinemann 1939. 1st 8vo. hardcover. 259pp. good, foxing to endpapers and outer page edges., light tape marks inside covers.
Keywords: King Lords & Gentlemen. The influence & power of the English Upper classes.
Price: $15.00


Lamb, Richard:  The MacMillan Years:1957-1963, The Emerging Truth
Book Number: 20046
London John Murray 1995. First ed. 8vo. hardcover. 545pp. index. + b/w plates. fine. / near fine d/w.
Keywords: british history politics prime minister politician macmillan
Price: $18.00



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