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Lot of Two Real Photo Postcards of Girton House School, Hove, Sussex, C1910

By: ANONYMOUS PHOTOGRAPHER

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hove, Sussex, Publisher Unknown:

Seller ID: 052671

Condition: VG+


Two real photo postcards, each a different view, of Girton House School in Hove Sussex. No identification by the photographer, but one view claerly shows to name on the front of the building. Girton House School for Girls; 1904-1940. [Info from research]. The building is now private apartments. Both postcards show girls playing Games. Postcards are postally unused but have ink notes on the reverse. Sharp clear obviously professional photographs. New...LOWER...prices on... View more info

The Post Office, Simpson, Buckinghamshire, England; Real Photo Postcard

By: ANONYMOUS PHOTOGRAPHER

Price: $9.50

Publisher: U. K., Publisher Unknown:

Seller ID: 054501

Condition: Near Fine


Real photo postcard, photographer/publisher not shown. The Post Office at Simpson, now a village in Milton keynes, Buckinghamshire.. Message on reverse, but not postally used. Not dated - circa 1920. Clear, sharp image. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. Image available. View more info

Clyffe Hall, Market Lavington, Wiltshire; Real Photo Postcard

By: ANONYMOUS PHOTOGRAPHER

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U. K., Publisher Unknown:

Seller ID: 054503

Condition: Good VG


Real photo postcard, photographer/publisher not shown. Clyffe Hall, an historic house on the outskirts of Market Lavington, Wiltshire. Message on reverse, but not postally used. Not dated - circa 1910. Clear, sharp image. A little wear on the right side. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. Image available. View more info

Rowallan Castle, Kilmarnock, Scotland; Antique Photo

By: ANONYMOUS PHOTOGRAPHER

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Photographer Unknown:

Seller ID: 054559

Condition: About Fine


Attractive old photograph of Rowallan Castle, Kilmarnock, south-west of Glasgow. Taken before 1902 when the castle was remodelled at the front. Very sharp and clean with a sepia tinge. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, and to the USA and some other Countries. View more info

Seagoe Parish Magazine; January, 1907

By: ARCHER, Rev. James E. - Rector

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Northern Ireland, UK, Seagoe Parish: 1907

Edition: January, 1907

Seller ID: 048137

Condition: Good Plus


Early issue of a Parish Church magazine from Seagow Parish, Portadown, Northern Ireland. Church of Ireland - Protestant. Dated January 1907, second year of issue. Quite elaborate with local news, features, fiction, photos etc. 24pp inserted at centre provided from a National source; 12pp local news etc. Clean interior. Staples have rusted and become separated from the wrappers, otherwise the binding is sound. Wrappers are clean. Weight, 63g. View more info

About the Theatre: Essays and Studies

By: ARCHER, William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin Ltd.: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17049

Condition: Good VG


Essays on the British Theatre. 350pp, frontis portrait, 2pp publisher's ads. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Front hinge craking and slightly loose. Rear hinge firm but hairline crack. Minor wear to red cloth. Attractive copy. Weight, 780g. Reduced by 25%. We ship from both Canada and the United States with very competitive rates. View more info

Motor Runs Round Montrose

By: ARCHIBALDS LTD>

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cheltenham, Ed. Burrow & Co.:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 22135

Condition: Good VG


'Selected Circular Routes to Beauty Spots and Show Places'. Undated, circa 1930. Compiled for Archibalds Ltd., auto dealers and car hire. 24pp, map in centre, photo illustrated, advertising. Attractive color front wrapper. Bright and clean with a sound, stapled binding. Minor soiling to rear wrap, but front wrap is display quality. Weight, 50g. View more info

Image for A History of Sussex

A History of Sussex

By: ARMSTRONG, Jack Roy

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Chichester, UK, Phillimore: 1995

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 042841

ISBN: 0850339464

Condition: Near Fine


History of the English County of Sussex. A volume in the Darwen county history series`. 160 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm. Book has a bright, clean interior. Gift inscription to the half title page otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is also bright and clean. Weight, 711g. View more info

Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research. Volume 1, 1921-1922

By: ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH, Society for

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour Press: 1973

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 20329

ISBN: 853683794

Condition: Fine


Reprint of the editions of the journal for 1921-22. 272pp + 24pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about '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 700g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on spec... View more info

Old England: A Pictorial Museum of Regal, Ecclesiastical, Baronial, Municipal, and Popular Antiquities: Volume I and II

By: ARNO PRESS

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1978

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 33355

ISBN: 0405091435

Condition: Fine


An 'exact facsimile of the original 1845 edition with one exception - the illuminated engravings of the original have been reproduced here in black & white'. 392pp + 386pp, profusely illustrated with photo reproductions of b&w engravings. Bound in green cloth resembling leather. Book is bright, clean and unmarked and the dustjacket is similar, Almost 'as new'. A very heavy and oversized book weighing 3.1kg. View more info

King in Love : Edward VII's Mistresses

By: ARONSON, Theo

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1988

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 33977

ISBN: 0719545269

Condition: Fine


An account of the loves of that celebrated royal womaniser, Edward VII, as Prince of Wales and King. 301pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square bindinmg, no wear to cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is nearly similar. Small remainder 'dot' to bottom edge. Weight, 654g. View more info

Amberley Castle : hunting lodge, fortified manor, country castle Hotel

By: ARSCOTT, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Dovecote Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 037969

ISBN: 1904349048

Condition: About Fine


A 'Celebration of 900 Years' - an historic English building. Historical research by Annabelle Hughes. 108 p. ; 25 cm. Bright & clean, still fresh in a similarunclipped dustjacket. 'As New' excepting a gift inscription to the half title page. Weight, 672g. View more info

A Sussex Life: The Memories of Gilbert Sargent Countryman

By: ARTHUR, Dave

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22596

ISBN: 0712620370

Condition: About Fine


Memories of a rural life in East Sussex, England. Foreword by Ronald Blythe. 125pp, illustrated with sketches and photographs, map. Very bright, clean copy. Ink name *& date to ffep, otherwise unmarked, and about 'as new'. Weight, 390g. View more info

28th London Regiment. Artists Rifles; Regimental Orders, November, 1932

By: ARTISTS RIFLES

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, 28th London Regiment: 1932

Edition: No 11

Seller ID: 051129

Condition: About Fine


Regimental Orders by Lieut.-Colonel W. H. Ramsbotham, Commanding. 6pp. Bright, fresh and unmarked. Near new. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 6g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage worldwide. View more info

Twentieth Annual Children's Party; 14th January, 1933

By: ARTISTS RIFLES

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, 28th London Regiment: 1933

Seller ID: 051130

Condition: Fine


Notice of a Children's Party given by the Artists Rifles [28th London Regimental] in 1932. One-sided notice. [1pp]. Bright, fresh and unmarked. Near new. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 1g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage worldwide. View more info

King Arthur's Avalon: The Story of Glastonbury

By: ASHE, Geoffrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041183

Condition: Good VG


The history of the English town of Glastonbury, the supposed site of King Arthur's Avalon. 384pp, not illustrated. Clean interior. Gift inscription to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, minor wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is clean but shows some top edge wear. Three newspaper clippings laid-in. Weight, 539g. View more info

The Quest for Arthur's Britain

By: ASHE, Geoffrey - Editor

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Collins-Paladin-Grafton: 1987

Edition: Later Printing of 1971

Seller ID: 039218

ISBN: 0586080449

Condition: VG+


The book examines the historical foundations of the Arthurian tradition.238pp, photo illustrated, diagrams, plans, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Page edges slightly browing as usual. Bookplate to inside of front cover. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 280g. View more info

The Discovery of King Arthur

By: ASHE, Geoffrey - in Association with Debrett's Peerage

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Debrett's Peerage: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2385

ISBN: 0905649699

Condition: About Fine


'This book presents an amazing case for who the historical King Arthur may well have been. No other theories have dislodged this one in my mind about the shadowy real man whom we pin so many tales, legends, and romances upon' - Goodreads. xi, 226 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. Book is bright and clean, pages still fresh. Unmarked except for a gift inscription to the ffep. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket, in pr... View more info

Bournemouth 1890 - 1990; A Brief History of Bournemouth Over the Last 100 Years

By: ASHLEY, Harry W. & Hugh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bournemouth, UK, Bournemouth Borough Council: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32444

Condition: As New


History of the English town of Bournemouth, 189-1990. 77pp, photo illustrated, advertising. A truly 'mint' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Weight, 200g. View more info

Rupert of the Rhine

By: ASHLEY, Maurice

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Hart Davis, MacGibbon: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1912

ISBN: 0246107936

Condition: Fine


Biography of Prince Rupert of the Rhine [1619-1682], nephew of Charles I and one of the heroes of the English Civil War. viii, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Introduction by John Terraine. Bright, fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly simlar. Weight, 670g. View more info