Category: Britain - History, Politics & Topography


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"Master" and Men Pink 'un Yesterdays

By: BOOTH, J. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie, 1927

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

' a revival of interest in the cheery and irresponsible life of the roaring 'nineties and eraly nineteen hundreds in the square mile of London..'. - Horse Racing, Theatre, Gambling, Musical Comedy, Clubland, Sporting Gentlemen etc. 380pp, photo plates, [4pp]. Book is still very bright and clean, page quite white. Unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound, no cracking. Pink cloth is bright and clean with only slight sun-fading to the spine. No appreciable wear.... View more info

'Goodbye Piccadilly'


Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Drake Publishers, 1972

Edition: First Edition

Story of London's Picadilly Circus, an area in Central London. 344pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding and a like dustjacket. Almost 'as new'. View more info

'Old Q' and Barrymore

By: CHANCELLOR, E. Beresford

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Philip Allan & Co., 1925

Edition: First, Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Lives of two British 'Rakes' - The Duke of Queensberry and The Earl of Barrymore. This is the fith volume in the series 'The Lives of the Rakes', but stands alone. This is copy #250 of 300 copies printed on fine paper and signed by the author. Interior is very bright and clean. Binding is sound, no weakening to hinges. Only minor wear to boards. Slight damage to paper label/titles onspine. Attractive book. Weight, 730g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post... View more info

'Treble-One' Spring Annual 1945

By: JONES, Kenneth H. - Editor

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Cairo, Egypt, 111 Maintenance Unit, RAF, 1945

Edition: First Edition

First Annual published by 111 Maintenance Unit of the Royal Air Force, Middle East, by/for members of that unit during WWII. Published/printed in Cairo, Egypt. 28pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Sound, stapled binding. Clean wrappers. Weight, 48g. View more info

'We are Amused': The Cartoonists' View of Royalty

By: GROSVENOR, Peter, editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head, 1978

Edition: First Edition

Foreword by H. R. H. The Prince of Wales. 127pp, all cartoons. Hardcover in blue cloth, with dustjacket. Gift inscription to ffep. Bright and clean with a sound binding. A little top-edge wear to price-clipped dustjacket. Weight, 452g. View more info

101 Scottish Songs

By: BUCHAN, Norman - Selected By

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glasgow & London, Collins, 1967

Edition: Reprint of 1962

Words and Music to 101 Scottish Songs. 160 pages, musical notation. Five page Introductory text. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to the red cloth. Silver titles and decoration. 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 111g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage. View more info

150 Views of the Lake District


Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Rock Bros.,

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Viewbook containing 150 b&w photographs of the English Lake District. Undated - circa 1900 - no vehicular traffic shown etc. (48pp). Interior is bright and clean and is unmarked. Binding is tight. Boards are covered with a diamond-patterened dark green cloth. Cloth is worn along the edges. notably on the spine. Gilt titles and decoration to the front boards are bright and unfaded. Weight, 324g. View more info

1950 Flying Display Dinner: Dorchester Hotel, London: List of Guests


Price: $9.50

Publisher: U. K. [presumed], Society of British Aircraft Constructors, 1950

Booklet published on the occasion of a Dinner held by the Society of British Aircraft Constructors in 1950 at London's Dorchester Hotel. Booklet lists all the guests in attendance and the table groupings at which they sat. Size - 4.75" by 9.75", 42pp, 3 panel folding plate at centre. Clean copy showing minor wear to some edges. Weight, 60g. View more info

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


Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, 28th London Regiment, 1932

Edition: No 11

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

303 Squadron : the legendary Battle of Britain fighter Squadron

By: FIEDLER, Arkady

Price: $14.50

Publisher: USA / UK, Aquila Polonica, 2010

Edition: First Printing This Edition

Thrilling action story of the famous squadron of Polish fighter pilots whose superb aerial combat skills helped save Britain during the most desperate days of WWII. Underdog heroes who rose to defend against the deadliest German Luftwaffe attacks, the pilots of 303 Squadron were lionized by the British press, congratulated by the King, and adored by the British public. Wonderful account. "This edition has been enhaced by appendices, footnotes, maps, historical photo... View more info

40 O.B.; or, How the War was Won

By: HOY, Hugh Cleland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson, 1932

Edition: Ninth Impression of First Edition

An entertaining memoir of one of the British participants in Naval Intelligence during WWI. 40 O. B. was the designation of the Intelligence room. Foreword by Sir Basil Thomson, K.C.B. 287 pages frontispiece, illustrations (facsimile) plates, portraits; 22 cm. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight, hinges sound. Red cloth shows only minor wear to the extremities of the spine and the tips of the corners. Weight, 606g. View more info

: From the British Public Schools to the Canadian Frontier

By: DUNAE, Patrick A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre, 1981

Edition: First Edition

Story of the 'upper-class' British who emigrated to Canada in the 19th and early 20th centuries. 276pp, photo illustrated. Book is 'as new'; dustjacket has faded spine and minor edge wear. View more info

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A Brief History of Medieval Warfare : The Rise and Fall of English Supremacy at Arms: 1344-1485

By: REID, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Robinson Publishing, 2008

Edition: First Paperback Printing

For over 150 years, from 1314 to 1485, England fought an almost continuous war with its neighbours: the Campaign of the North when the armies of Robert the Bruce were vanquished, the long 116-year conflict with France, finally imploding into a bloody civil strife in the War of the Roses. Originally published: London: Constable, 2007. xiv, 561 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 20 cm. This is an 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, s... View more info

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A Brief History of the Tudor Age

By: RIDLEY, Jasper

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Robinson Publishing, 2002

Edition: Third Printing

History of the Tudor period in English history - 1485-1603. 344pp, illustrated. A very nearly new copy - bright, clean, unmarked with no creasing to spine. Weight, 315g. View more info

A Calendar of the Letter Books of the French Church of London from the Civil War to the Restoration, 1643-1659

By: GWYNN, Robin D. - Editor

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Huguenot Society of London, 1979

Edition: First Edition

Huguenot Society of London, Quarto Series, Volume LIV. 139pp. Generally a bright, clean copy with a sound binding, but with a few ink marks to text by a former owner [quite minor], and the author's name etc to the title page. 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 440g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates... View more info