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Victorian Designs for the Home

By: Charles Newton

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Victoria & Albert Museum: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03921

ISBN: 1851772847

Condition: Near Fine


During the Victoria's reign a wealth of diverse and innovative design was produced, characterised by conflicting desires for tradition and progress. The relationship of design to finished object is explored through both a lively text and many handsome photographs of a wide range of important pieces from the V & A's rich collection. A tight ,clean book View more info

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English Architecture at a Glance.

By: Chatterton Frederick

Price: £7.68

Publisher: London UK, The Architectural Press: 1946

Edition: 5th Edition - 6th impression

Sellers ID: 02017

Condition: Good


The plain light brown boards shows signs of sun fading and markings with light wear to the spine corners. View more info

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Gallantry Medals and Awards of the World

By: Clarke, John D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03137

ISBN: 1852603038

Condition: Very Good


This detailed analysis of rewards describes and illustrates more than 220 examples from 37 countries. Dates of establishment of each award are given, together with a brief insight into the requirements for the bestowal of each and a clearly detailed description of both medal and ribbon. With copious illustrations of the awards, some in colour, this book provides a unique record of how different nations recognise outstanding military and civil gallantry. There is a small ... View more info

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Villages of Britain. The 500 Villages that made the Countryside.

By: Clive Aslet

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03679

ISBN: 1408883716

Condition: Near Fine


In Clive Aslet's compendium of five hundred English, Welsh and Scottish villages, each one has been chosen to put a single aspect of rural Britain under the spotlight: a country poet, a way of building, an agricultural innovation, a horrible death, a rare survival, or an exceptional person or event. Aslet revels in local history an anecdote, but also explores the villages as they are today. There are some marks to the fore edge of the text block. otherwise a near fine co... View more info

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The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857

By: Dalrymple,William

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03578

ISBN: 074758639X

Condition: Fine


The Last Mughal is a portrait of the dazzling Delhi Zafar personified, the story of the last days of the great Mughal capital and its final destruction in the catastrophe of 1887. William Daylrymple's powerful retelling of the fateful course of events is shaped from groundbreaking material. The D/W shows light scratching to the front black panel. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Ancient Britain.

By: Dyer James.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Batsford.: 1995

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 00061

ISBN: 071346156X

Condition: Good


This book is for anyone starting out to understand the pre historic life of Britain from the first human occupation 450,000 years ago to the Roman conquest AD. Unfortunatly there is an impressed mark of a paper clip on the front cover of this book View more info

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Elizabethan life: Disorder

By: F.G. Emmison

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Essex Record Office: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04196

ISBN: 0900360100

Condition: Very Good


This book is an account of social life during the whole of Elizabeth I's time as mirrored mainly in the 14,000 judicial records for Essex - the richest and most complete Quarter Sessions records in Britain - and in the only calendared Elizabethan Assize and Queen's Bench records. There is an owners name in ink on the half-title page. There are bumps to the hard covers, and the text block is lightly marked. The D/W is creased at the base and is covered in a protective pla... View more info

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Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean

By: Freeman, Charles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03656

ISBN: 0198150032

Condition: Fine


The author has worked with eight leading authorities in the field to ensure a text that is authoritative and reflects the most up-to- date scholarship. Readable, stimulating, and generously illustrated , this book is a superb introduction for anyone seeking a better understanding of the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean and their legacy to Western society. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Fleet Battle and Blockade: The French Revolutionary War 1793-1797 (Caxton pictorial histories)

By: Gardiner, Robert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Caxton Editions: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03476

ISBN: 184067363X

Condition: Near Fine


This volume is the first of five covering the whole of the French Revolutionary, Napoleonic and 1812 Wars based on contemporary images, a series depicting the reality of warfare under sail in a depth never previously attained. The D/J has a little edgewear and a small mark to its leading edge. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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The Dreadful Judgement

By: Hanson, Neil

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03609

ISBN: 0385601344

Condition: Fine


Meticulously researched, vividly written, this astonishing true story of one of the most famous yet least understood events in history casts fresh light on the shadowy background to the Great Fire, and brings to startling life the power of one of mankind's oldest , most implacable enemies. We have covered this book in a removable protective plastic cover which will come with the book. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The King's Glass: A Story of Tudor Power and Secret Art

By: Hicks, Carola

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Chatto & Windus: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02859

ISBN: 0701179929

Condition: Very Good


Each year more than 250,000 people visit the chapel of King's College, cambridge, one of Europe's best known buildings. This book tells the untold story of the chapel's crowning glory, its stained glass windows and of the people who created them - the triumphant culmination of a project completed despite years of wars, the death of kings and violent religious conflict. There is some light creasing to the DJ. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 ... View more info

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English Manor Houses.

By: Hugh Montgomery - Massingbred & Christopher Simon Sykes

Price: £266.53

Publisher: London, Lawrence King: 2001

Edition: First Editon

Sellers ID: 00992

ISBN: 1856692221

Condition: Very Good


This book is signed with a small dedication by the author and is filled with 300 colour photographs of Manor Houses, a delight to look at. View more info

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The Oxford History of England: The Fifteenth Century 1399-1485

By: Jacob. E.F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., The Oxford University Press: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03208

Condition: Good


In recent years historians of Lancastrian and Yorkist England have paid increasing attention to its society and institutions. This work aims at a restatement under narrative form of English history in the light of this study. The text block is spotted and tanned and a little grubby. The D/W although protected by a plastic cover is faded and grubby especially down the spine, it is also priced-clipped. View more info

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X-Craft Versus Tirpitz: The Mystery of the Missing X5

By: Jacobsen, Alf

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02506

ISBN: 075094112X

Condition: Very Good


Award winning journalist Alf Jacobsen relates one of the most incredible tales of the Second World War, when Royal Navy X-craft midget submarines attacked the mighty German battleship Turpitz planting high explosives beneath the keel as it lay in the fjords of northern Norway. X5 and her crew were never heard of again, and were thought to have failed in their operation, but new evidence by Jacobsen may point to them actually succeeding in their mission. This book is a f... View more info

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Shadows Of The Workhouse

By: Jennifer Worth

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2008

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 03765

ISBN: 0297853260

Condition: Near Fine


Jennifer Worth, is indeed a natural storyteller and her detailed account of being a midwife in London's East End is gripping, moving and convincing from beginning to end ... a powerful evocation of a long-gone world. The d/w has been priced clipped. View more info

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The Secret People of the Palaces: The Royal Household from the Plantagenets to Queen Victoria

By: Joan Glasheen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Batsford: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04237

ISBN: 0713483938

Condition: Very Good


Joan Glasheen has traced these secret people in the huge ledgers of the Lord Chamberlain and Lord Steward's Office, which record their pay, food, lodging, liveries, gifts both to and from their sovereigns, and pensions. This is a marvellously entertaining and sympathetic account of those people closest to England's kings and queens. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Forgotten Battle: Torrington 1646

By: John Wardman

Price: £14.50

Publisher: UK, Fire & Steel Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03769

ISBN: 095267260X

Condition: Near Fine


This book has been published to mark the 350th Anniversary of the Battle of Torrington. It tells the history of the last major battle of the English Civil War1642-1646 and the campaign of 1645-46 throughout the South West The d/w shows creasing to the top edge and the top of the text block is lightly speckled. View more info

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Attila the Hun: Barbarian Terror and the Fall of the Roman Empire

By: Kelly,Christopher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bodley Head: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03435

ISBN: 0224076760

Condition: Fine


Challenging our own ideas about Huns and Romans, imperialism and civilisation, barbarians and superpowers, this is the absorbing story of an extraordinary and complex individual who helped to bring down an empire and forced the map of Europe to be redrawn forever. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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English Place Names

By: Kenneth Cameron

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1963

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04211

Condition: Very Good


This book gives insight and meaning into the place names that cover the British Isles, and will be of interest to those researching british history or local history. The green boards have light wear to the spine ends, and the text block has light foxing, there is also a gift dedication on the front end paper. The D/W has wear to its corners and small tears to the head and base of the spine . It is still a good tight copy. View more info

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The Story of the Hertfordshire Police

By: Neil Osborn

Price: £45.00

Publisher: USA, Hertfordshire Countryside/ Letchworth Printers Ltd.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04249

Condition: Very Good


Over One Hundred and twenty-eight years have passed since the Hertfordshire Police was founded in 1841 and this work is the first historical account of it to be written. The book includes the histories of the two smaller histories and independent police forces within the county, Hertford Borough Police and the St Albans City Police which were absorbed in 1888 and 1947 respectively. The photogrphy joining page 16 has sprung. There is a date stamp on the rear paste-down. T... View more info