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The Road to Rannoch and the Summer Isles

By: BARNETT, T. Ratcliffe

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant Booksellers Ltd.: 1946

Edition: Second Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 17929

Condition: Good VG


Collection of pieces from 'The Scotsman' Travel and description in Scotland and the Western Isles. 184pp, 22 photo illustrations, 2 drawings, endpaper maps. Biook is bright and clean. Binding is sound. Minor fading to bottom edge of blue cloth. Dustjacket has bright, clean front panel and spine but water stain to back panel. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overchargi... View more info

Autumns in Skye, Ross and Sutherland

By: BARNETT, T. Ratcliffe

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Robert Grant & Son: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19471

Condition: VG+


Travel in north western Scotland. From a series of articles published in 'The Scotsman'. 187pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean unmarked copy with a sound binding. No appreciable wear to blue cloth. Weight, 340g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated b... View more info

Border By-Ways & Lothian Lore

By: BARNETT, T. Ratcliffe

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Moray Press: 1937

Edition: New & Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 33729

Condition: Good Very Good


First published in 1925. Travel and description of the Borders and lothian region of Southern Scotland. 249pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean interior. Ink gift inscription to htp, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Only slight wear to blue cloth. Bright, gilt titles to spine. Weight, 410g. View more info

Derelict Britain

By: BARR, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 1969

Edition: First Pelican Printing

Seller ID: 051387

Condition: VG+


'An angry, important book' in which the author looks at Britain's Industrial wastelands. Pelican A1059. 240pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 184g. Qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail rates within North America. View more info

Glaswegiana; A Miscellany of Stories of Glasgow Past & Present

By: BARR, William W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Vista of Glasgow: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34524

Condition: VG+


Collections of historical nuggets about Glasgow. 156pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy. Tiny ink name to tp otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Almost Fine. Weight, 190g. View more info

Justice in England

By: BARRISTER, A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, London, 1938:

Seller ID: 2172


State of the Judicial system in England in the 1930's - from a left of centre view. A Left Book Club Edition. 12mo, 5"x7.5", 288pp. Hardcover with red paper boards, no dustjacket. Covers somewhat worn, but binding tight and internally clean. G+ View more info

Bartholomew's New Reduced Survey for Tourists and Cyclists: Sheet 8 - Liverpool and Manchester

By: BARTHOLOMEW & CO., John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Co.:

Seller ID: 052962

Condition: Good VG


Folding map mounted on linen. Sheet 8 of Bartholomew's Reduced Ordnance Survey of England and Wales, 2 miles to the inch. Undated - circa 1920. Closed size -4" by 7.5". Opens to 29.25" by 20". A bright, clean, undamaged copy. Slight wear & soiling to cloth wrappers. Weight, 88g. Shipping via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Map of the Peak District, England, Sheet 29

By: BARTHOLOMEW, John & Son

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Batholomew & Son: 1954

Edition: Sheet 29

Seller ID: 591

Condition: VG+


Large map of England's Peak Distric, centred on Sheffield. Unfolds to approx 32" by 24". Great detail, in colour. Paper mounted in cloth. Scale, 1/2" to the mile. Clean, unmarked, no damage. Unpacked weight, 88g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, and to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Heroes of the Crimea: The Battles of Balaclava and Inkermann

By: BARTHORP, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Blandford Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1293

ISBN: 0713721022

Condition: As New


An account of the Battles of Balaclava and Inkerman in the Crimean war, 1854-56. 160 pages : over 100 photos, paintings and engravings ; 25 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, still very fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Attractive copy, 'as new'. Weight, 640g. View more info

The Zulu War: A Pictorial History

By: BARTHORP, Michael

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1990

Edition: Later Printing of 1980

Seller ID: 1371

ISBN: 0713714697

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Text and photographs depict scenes from the Zulu War and discuss the causes of the war, opposing forces, and the course of the campaign. ix, 181 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm. Absolutely 'as new' nexcept for a name/date in ink to the top margin of the htp. Weight, 532g View more info

Around Matlock in Old Photographs

By: BARTON, David A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glos., UK, Alan Sutton Publishing: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 32302

ISBN: 0750905026

Condition: About Fine


Old photographs of Matlock, in Derbyshire, and areas surrounding, including Darley Dale, Tansley, Cromford and Bonsall. Covers fom Victorian times to the 1960s. 159pp, photo illustrated in b&w. Gift inscription to htp, otherwise unmarked. Near new condition. Weight, 310g. View more info

Bibliography and Index of Geology and Allied Sciences for Wales and the Welsh Borders 1536-1896

By: Bassett, D. A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Cardiff, National Museum of Wales: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07792

Condition: Near Fine


Bibliography covering two distict phases of geological investigation: an earlier, longer one of isolated observations and a later one of systematic research.246pp. Very clean, tight copy with bright interior. View more info

The Face of England

By: BATES, H. E.,

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30691

Condition: Near Fine


H. E. Bates on one of his favorite subjects - the Face of England. 128pp, illustrated with color photo plates by A. F. Kersting. Bright, clean interior. gift inscription to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is bright and clean but has a tiny piece missing at head of spine and a small tear near spine on rear panel. Color photo pasted to front of dustjacket is without damage. Weight, 640g. View more info

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The Wreckers : A Story of Killing Seas and Plundered Shipwrecks, from the 18th-Century to the Present Day

By: BATHURST, Bella

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33813

ISBN: 0007170327

Condition: Fine


The secret history of British shipwrecks and the 'wreckers' who plundered. and sometimes, caused them. 326pp, photo illustrated. An 'as new' copy except for a tiny chip lost along the top edge of the front panel [1/4" square]. Weight, 560g. View more info

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A History of Smethwick

By: BAUGH, G. C.: GREENSLADE, M. W.: JOHNSPON, D. A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stafford, UK, Staffordshire Libraries: 1987

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 33126

ISBN: 0903363356

Condition: VG+


An extract from 'The Victoria History of the County of Stafford, Volume XVII' [1976]. pp87-148, illustrated. Clean and bright except for a few small marks in margins [some eraseable]. Tight, sound binding, clean bright wrappers. Weight, 200g. View more info

The Maitland gift : and related Pictures

By: BAXANDALL, David - Introduction

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, National Gallery of Scotland: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043556

Condition: VG+


A catalogue listing the paintings given by Sir Alexander Maitland in memory of his wife Rosalind, in 1960, to the National Gallery of Scotland. Introduction by David Baxandall. 55 p. : illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean and unmarked. Sound, tight binding. A little rubbing to the rear wrapper. Tip of top corner of front creased. Weight, 221g. View more info

In search of your British & Irish roots : a complete guide to tracing your English, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish Ancestors

By: BAXTER, Angus

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1982

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 039885

ISBN: 0771597061

Condition: About Fine


A complete guide to tracing your English, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish ancestors. xiv, 304 p. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean interior. Owner's details to top margin of the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket shows minor wear to the extremities of the dustjacket. Weight, 611g. View more info

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Diplomats at War. British and Commonwealth Diplomacy in Wartime (History of International Relations, Diplomacy, & Intelligence)

By: BAXTER, Christopher; STEWART, Andrew - Editors

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Leiden; Boston, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33168

ISBN: 9004168974

Condition: As New


The advent of total war witnessed the rapid expansion of the diplomatic agenda and saw the transformation of overseas policy into wartime policy. This book provides a survey of diplomats and their responses to the vicissitudes of war. 'History of international relations, diplomacy, and intelligence', Volume 3. xiii, 304pp. Bright, cleam interior, still fresh. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Unmarked. paper covered boards, illustrated, are 'as new'. Unpacked weight,... View more info

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Barnstaple yesterday : over 160 photographs of Barnstaple from the 1860's Onwards

By: BAXTER, Julia and Jonathan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bristol, UK, H. J. Chard & Sons Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044179

ISBN: 0950733008

Condition: Good VG


A collection of over 160 photographs of Barnstaple, in Devon, England, from the 1860's onwards. [91] p. : chiefly ill., map ; 25 cm. OCLC Number: 13308116. Overall, a bright, clean copy. Small ink namne to inside of front wrapper. Owner's seals to the title page, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Weight, 254g. View more info

Town and City Maps of the British Isles, 1800-1855

By: BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, Ashley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Studio Editions: 1992

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Seller ID: 036314

ISBN: 185170941X

Condition: Fine


Full-page color reproductions of British City Maps. 1st, folio, 10.5"x14.25", 128pp. Hardcover in maroon cloth with dustjacket. Book is Fine - unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly so with just a very few small defects to edges. Weight, 1.39kg View more info