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Locomotives of the London and North Eastern Railway: Preliminary Survey Pt. 1 (Locomotives of the LNER)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Railway Correspondence & Travel Society: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038236

ISBN: 0901115118

Condition: About Fine


Preliminary Survey of the Locomotives of the LNER. Part 1. 120pp, colour frontis, folding map at rear. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases.Very bright, glossy green covers. Unpacked weight, 312g. 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... View more info

Monopoly: A Study of British Monopoly Capitalism

By: AARONOVITCH, S.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Lawrence and Wisehart: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11579

Condition: Good VG


Major work on Monopolies in the British economy. 191pp. Clean and quite bright copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has small missing pieces, edge rubbing, general soiling. View more info

Queen Elizabeth

By: ABBOTT, Jacob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, The New Werner Company:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 27240

Condition: Near Fine


Life of Elizabeth I, Queen of England [1533-1603 AD]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 239pp, frontis, three illustrations. Makers of History Series', Vol. XVI, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. Small loss to leather at head of spine. No wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, attrac... View more info

Mary Queen of Scots

By: ABBOTT, Jacob

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Akron, OH, The New Werner Company:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 27241

Condition: Near Fine


Life of Mary Queen of Scots [1542-1687 AD]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 233pp, frontis, three illustrations. Makers of History Series', Vol. XVII, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. Small amount of wear to leather at head of spine. No wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, attra... View more info

Henry the Fourth

By: ABBOTT, John S. C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, The New Werner Company:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 27238

Condition: Near Fine


Life of Henry IV, King of England [1367-1413 AD]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 239pp, frontis, four illustrations. Makers of History Series', Vol. XIV, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. Small loss to leather at head of spine. No wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, attractive... View more info

Aberystwyth, The Biarritz of Wales: Official Guide and Souvenir

By: ABERYSTWYTH CORPORATION

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, Wales, Aberystwyth Corporation:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 30723

Condition: VG+


Mid-1930s Oficial Guide and Souvenir book for the North wales seaside town of Aberystwyth. 140pp, photo illustrated, large folding map, advertising. Very attractive and colorful, poster-art style front wrapper. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Scan available. Shipped shrink-wrapped on stiff card. Weight, 240g. View more info

Internal Migration Patterns in 18th and 19th Century Britain and Sources for Tracing Our Migrant Ancestors

By: ACADEMIC RESEARCH SERVICES

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Family History Association of Canada: 1988

Seller ID: 043374

Condition: About Fine


Material used at a Seminar program sponsored by the Kamloops Family History Society, April 30, 1988. Unpaginated [68pp], folding plate. Collection of various photocopied documents. Bright, clean and unmarked with a sound, undamaged binding. Weight, 185g. View more info

English Nonconformist Sources

By: ACADEMIC RESEARCH SERVICES

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Family History Association of Canada: 1988

Seller ID: 043375

Condition: About Fine


Material used at a Seminar program sponsored by the Kamloops Family History Society, April 30, 1988. Unpaginated [62pp], folding plate. Collection of various photocopied documents. Bright, clean and unmarked with a sound, undamaged binding. Weight, 162g. View more info

Albion : Origins of the English Imagination

By: ACKROYD, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Vintage: 2004

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 039312

ISBN: 0099438070

Condition: As New


The origins of the English Imagination - in literature, art, architecture, music and more, a journey into the roots of English cultural history. 516pp, color photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy - about 'as new'. Weight, 724g. View more info

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Shakespeare : The Biography

By: ACKROYD, Peter

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Random House: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 040957

ISBN: 1856197263

Condition: As New


Superb biography of Willam Shakespeare, 1564-1616. ``Only Peter Ackroyd can combine readable narrative and unique observation with a sharp eye for the fascinating fact.` xiii, 546 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm. This copy is às new`, in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 880g. View more info

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The life and times of Charles Dickens

By: ACKROYD, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., Hydra Pub: 2003

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 07528

ISBN: 1592580025

Condition: About 'As New'


'This is the original landmark biography of Charles Dickens. It is almost as much a study of the culture and period Dickens was born into, as it is a biography...'. Originally published in 2002 by BBC Worldwide Ltd. 216 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, still fresh interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar excepting a 1cm edge tear to the top of the front panel. Near new. Weight, 783g. View more info

The House of Windsor

By: ACLAND, Eric

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Winston: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35107

Condition: VG+


History of the British monarchy from george V to george VI - The House of Windsor. 408pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in attractive purple cloth with black & gold pictorial cover. No dustjacket. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked except of a felt-pen owner's signature to the ffep. Binding is tight and square. Purple cloth is bright and clean showing virtually no wear. Weight, 654g. View more info

Long Live the King: George V - King and Emperor; Prince and Sovereign - Edward VIII.

By: ACLAND, Eric & BARTLETT, Ernest H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Winston: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28432

Condition: About VG


Biography of Britain's King George V on the occasion of that monarch's twenty-fifth anniversary on the throne. 375pp, photo illustrated. Clean interior. Sound binding. Slight wear to red cloth at tips. Weight, 742g. View more info

Notes on the Historical and Literary Associations of The City of London

By: ACRES, W. Marston

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Privately Published: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31462

Condition: About Very Good


Privately printed for the author by J. Edward Francis, The Athenaeum Press. Preface by E. Beresford Chancellor. 64pp. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, staples rusty. Wrappers show a little soiling. Some wear to spine. Scarce. Weight, 85g. View more info

In the Footsteps of Borrow & Fitzgerald

By: ADAMS, Morley

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Jarrold & Sons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17018

Condition: About VG


Travel and description of Old East Anglia. Undated - circa 1900. 262pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. A little foxing to endpapers. Minor wear only to navy blue cloth boards. Weight, 610g. View more info

The Round Church at Cambridge: A Short History

By: ADAMS, W. Trerice

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge Univ Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036393

Condition: Good to Very Good


A short history of the Round Church, Cambridge, England. 15pp, 3 photo illustrations, 1 plan view. Clean, unmarked interior. Sewn binding is sound. A little wear to edges of wraps and some dustiness to wraps. Weight, 28g. View more info

Now the War is Over

By: ADDISON, Paul

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11458

ISBN: 0-224-02325-X

Condition: Fine


A Social History of Britain 1945-1951. 223pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding and a like dustjacket. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 605g. View more info

Now the War is Over: A Social History of Britain 1945-51

By: ADDISON, Paul

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, BBC/Cape: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036549

ISBN: 022402325X

Condition: VG+


Britain in the immediate post-WWII era. 223pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in blue cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Clean, unmarked copy showing only minor siggns of use. Weight, 610g. View more info

Worthy Dr. Fuller

By: ADDISON, William

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13928

Condition: About Fine


Biography of Thomas Fuller, author of 'History of the Worthies of England' and other books. 298pp, photo illustrated. Very bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Only the previous owner's details on ffep keeps this from Fine. Dustjacket is similar with the exception of a 1" split to the fold of the dustjacket at back. [580g] View more info

Epping Forest. Its Literary and Historical Associations

By: ADDISON, William

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Dent: 1947

Edition: First Edition, Third Impression

Seller ID: 34370

Condition: Good VG


History of Epping Forest in England, and discussion of some of its literary associations. 240pp with 32pp of photo illustration. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Hardcover in green cloth with only slight wear to tips. Tight, square binding. Weight, 428g. View more info