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A popular history of Thatcham

By: ALLEN, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Foxhole Publishing: 1999

Edition: Second Edition of 1980

Seller ID: 039849

Condition: As New


LOcal history of the ancient village of Thatcham, Berkshire. Millenium Edition of the 1980 first - revised and updated. 113pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 225g. View more info

Group of Nurses; Benacre Park, Suffolk, U. K.; Real Photo Postcard

By: ALLEN, Van. H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lyme Regis, UK, Van. H. Allen:

Seller ID: 052669

Condition: About Fine


Real photo postcard; view of two rows of a total of 9 nurses. On the front of thecard is noted - Yank Powell, Centre Lodge, Benacre Park, 994. Located in Suffolk, U. K. Divided back, c 1920. Unused. New...LOWER...prices on postcards! Shipping via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Charmouth High Street; Real Photo Postcard

By: ALLEN, Van. H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Lyme Regis, UK, Van. H. Allen:

Seller ID: 052670

Condition: About Fine


Real photo postcard. View of Charmouth High Street, a village in West Dorset, England east of Lyme Regis. Divided back, c 1920. Unused. Undated, circa 1920s. New...LOWER...prices on postcards! Shipping via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

The British Thoroughbred Horse : His History & Breeding together with an Exposition of the Figure System

By: ALLISON, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1687

Condition: Good to Very Good


History and background of the British Thoroughbred Horse. xiii, 360pp, 183pp [Part 2] : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm. Part 2. is list of pedigree of Derby, Oaks, and St. Leger winners. Interior is clean; Part 2 has numerous pencil notes etc., by someone very informed. Binding is tight and square. Hinges are sound, no cracking. Brown cloth with bevelled edges is soiled and darkened but with very little wear.Spine is sun lightened and shows wear to the cloth at its... View more info

Henry V

By: ALLMAND, Christopher T.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Historical Association: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048115

Condition: Near Fine


General series (Historical Association (Great Britain)), G 68. 26 pages, vi. Bright, clean and unmarked, with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 52g. Lettermailable. View more info

Historic Architecture of Northumberland

By: ALLSOPP, Bruce and CLARK, Ursula

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, Oriel Press: 1970

Edition: Second Printing with Corrections

Seller ID: 29773

ISBN: 0853620628

Condition: Near Fine


Survey of the historic architecture of Northumberland, in England. 96pp, profusely photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket showing only slight edge wear. Weight, 450g. View more info

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Alnwick: Official Guide

By: ALNWICK

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Vickery, Kyrle & Co.:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 31372

Condition: Good to Very Good


Official Guide Book to the Northumberland County town of Alnwick. Undated, circa late 1920s. 84pp, illustrated, advertising. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. Wrappers a little grubby, but not damaged. Some wear to lower part of spine and surface loss to lower 1". Weight, 150g. View more info

When Passion Reigned: Sex and the Victorians

By: ANDERSON, Patricia

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Basic Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 28189

ISBN: 0465089917

Condition: About 'As New'


An exploration of sex in Victorian Britain - 'A rollicking, subversive, and massively entertaining account of Victorian passions'. 209pp, illustrated. A mint copy, just about 'as new'. Unmarked, unclipped dustjacket, bright and fresh. Weight, 500g. View more info

A History of Western National

By: ANDERSON, Roy Claude; FRANKIS, G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, UK, David and Charles: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047828

ISBN: 071537771X

Condition: VG+


History of England's Western National Omnibus Co., a trnsportation company providing Bus services in the South West. 202 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. The unclippd dustjacked look nearly Fine from the outside bu has light staining to parts of the inside. Weight, 431g. View more info

Francis Frith's Around Bath

By: ANDREW, Martin

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Salisbury, UK, Frith Book Co.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037921

ISBN: 1859370977

Condition: Fine


Collection of archive photographs from the world famous Francis Frith Collection showing the City of Bath, in England. 87pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. Weight, 504g. View more info

Francis Frith's Colchester: Photographic Memories

By: ANDREW, Martin

Price: $9.00

Publisher: UK, Frith Book Company Ltd.: 2000

Edition: Revised Papervback Edition of 1998

Seller ID: 053957

ISBN: 1859371884

Condition: Almost 'As New'


A volume in the 'Francis Frith collection'. Photographic memories of Colchester in Essaex. 96 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. Bright, clean copy. Gift inscription to the inside of the front wrapper, otherwise unmarked and almost 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 320g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, ... View more info

Old Time Punishments

By: ANDREWS, William

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1991

Edition: Facsimile Reprint of 1890

Seller ID: 050795

ISBN: 0880297034

Condition: As New


A history of the peculiar and particular punishments [In Britain] known as the ducking stool, the Scottish maiden, the pillory, stocks, whipping post, the drunkard's cloak, hanging in chains, and the more terrifying and unsavory punishments such as death by pressing, being hung then drawn and quartered, and death by boiling. Facsimile reprint of Hull : W. Andrews, 1890. x, 251 pages, [1] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmark... View more info

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Cotswold Scene : The Villages and Landscape

By: ANDREWS, Chris; DANKS, Fiona

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Picture Library: 1996

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: 043482

ISBN: 0950964360

Condition: As New


Photographoc - pictorial work on the Villages and Landscapes of England's Cotswold region. 160 p. : col. ill. ; 20 x 26 cm. Photographed by Chris Andrews ; text by Fiona Danks. Brioght, clean, unmarkedcopy, quite fresh and about 'as new'. Weight, 525g. View more info

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Poole

By: ANDREWS, Ian; HENSON, Frank - Compilers

Price: $7.95

Publisher: UK, Chalford: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20350

ISBN: 0752407856

Condition: As New


Archive Photographs Series. Features over 200 archival photographs of the Dorset Town of Poole. This is Volume One. 128pp, primarily photographic content. Bright, clean and unmarked, 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 295g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight... View more info

Poole: The Second Selection

By: ANDREWS, Ian; HENSON, Frank - Compilers

Price: $7.95

Publisher: UK, Tempus Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20354

ISBN: 0752416243

Condition: As New


Images of England [Archive Photographs Series]. Features over 200 archival photographs of the Dorset Town of Poole. This is Volume Two. 128pp, primarily photographic content. Bright, clean and unmarked, 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 295g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA ... View more info

Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?

By: ANGELL, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Noel Douglas: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13152

Condition: About Fine


Written at the time of the Great Strike in Britain, the author discusses the Russian Revolution and its relevance to Britain. Bright, almost fresh, copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's name on ffep. Red cloth is clean and bright and without wear. Dustjacket has a little edge wear and a darkened spine but is in a sound state of survival. View more info

Leslie Stephen: His Though & Character in Relation to His Time

By: ANNAN, Noel Gilroy

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass, Harvard University Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036207

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Sir Leslie Stephen, (1832 to 1904) was an English author, critic and mountaineer, and the father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell. 342pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth boards. Price-clipped dustjacket is also bright and clean with just small traces of edge wear present. Weight, 514g. View more info

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Victory Souvenir Album of London, Late 1940s

By: ANON

Price: $8.95

Publisher: UK, No publisher Shown:

Seller ID: 13620

Condition: Good VG


Published just after the end of the Second World War. Consists of bright orange wraps holding 9 detachable postcards which leave behind a duplicate image on a stub. In 'almost as issued' condition. Nine views of major London sights. No publication data given. Undoudtedly sold to Servicemen as a souvenir. Weight, 57g. View more info

Beeston Castle, Cheshire: Plate 2

By: ANON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1774

Seller ID: 18651

Condition: Fine


Attractive engraving of Beeston Castle in Cheshire. Image occupies top half of full page removed from a book [title unknown]. Balance of page, and verso of page, is occupied with explanatory text. Image itself, measured at the impression marks, are 16.5 cm by 11.5 cm. Old paper on which the image is printed is very bright and very thick. Title of book from which this engraving was removed, is at present unknown. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United Sta... View more info

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Orford Castle, Suffolk

By: ANON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1773

Seller ID: 18652

Condition: Fine


Attractive engraving of Orford Castle in Suffolk. Image occupies top half of full page removed from a book [title unknown]. Balance of page, and verso of page, is occupied with explanatory text. Image itself, measured at the impression marks, are 16.5 cm by 12 cm. Old paper on which the image is printed is very bright and very thick. Title of book from which this engraving was removed, is at present unknown. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States ... View more info