Category: Britain - History, Politics & Topography


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Outrage : The Abuse of Diplomatic Immunity

By: ASHMAN, Chuck; TRESCOTT, Pamela

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29802

ISBN: 0491037139

Condition: Fine

An investigation into the abuse of Diplomatic Immunity and Priviledges. With an introduction by Gerald Kaufman. 240 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the black cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 535g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

British Policy Towards the Indian States, 1905-1939


Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Curzon Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038470

ISBN: 070070146X

Condition: About Fine

London Studies on South Asia No. 2. 231pp, two maps. Bright, clean virtually fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar with some sun-fading to the spine. Weight, 418g. View more info

An Economic History of England: The 18th Century


Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1966

Edition: Later Printing [6th]

Seller ID: 038310

Condition: Near Fine

Economic history of England in the Eighteenth century. vi, 257pp, statistical tables. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is very clean and unmarked, with minor wear to some edges. Weight, 472g. View more info

Portable Utopia: Glasgow and the United States, 1820-1920 : with a comprehensive biographical list of the Scots and Americans who created the Connection

By: ASPINWALL, Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Aberdeen Univ Pr: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040332

ISBN: 0080284477

Condition: As New

Comprehensive and detailed survey of the close ties that delveloped throughout the 19th century between Glasgo and the United States. xviii, 363 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, about 'as new', with a similar, unclipped dustjacket, in brodart. Weight, 736g. View more info

Places & Persons

By: ASQUITH, Margot [Countess of Oxford and Asquith]

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Butterworths: 1925

Seller ID: 3160

Wonderful memoirs covering the years 1891-1925. 3rd impression, 8vo, 288pp, photo illus. Hardcover in grey cloth with gilt titles. No dustjacket. Clean, tight copy, VG/- View more info

Coronation Year in England, 1937


Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Associated British and Irish Railways: 1937

Seller ID: 053370

Condition: Good VG

Folding brochure detailing four tours of Britain and Ireland for 1937, the year of the Coronation of George VI. Unfolds to 16" by 12.25".Printed both sides, some attractive color, four small photos. Details of tours, pricing etc. Unpacked weight, 19g. Shipping via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

The British Empire at War: A Pictorial Souvenir of the War By Land, Sea and Air


Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Asociated Newspapers:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 23104

Condition: Good +

Collection of images with captions, showing British Military Forces in various theatres of the First World War. Excellent photographic images reproduced in photogravure. Undated, circa 1916. Unpaginated - 19pp, one full-page image per page. Interior is bright, clean and without damage. Wrappers overlap interior at edges and show moderate wear, otherwise reasonably clean. Weight, 120g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

For My Drandchildren : Some Reminiscences of Her Royal Highness Princess Alice

By: ATHLONE, Alice De

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1966

Edition: Second Printing Pre-Publication

Seller ID: 039492

Condition: VG+

xiii, 306pp, photo illustrated, large folding genealogical chart at rear. Interior is generally very bright and clean. There is material pasted to the fpde and ffep relating to the War servive of the pevious owner who served with The Woman's Transport Service as far back as WWI. The Commandant was the Countess of Athlone. The Countess was also the wife of the Governor-General of Canada. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear showing to the bright, red cloth. The clipped dustjacket is complete and quite clean but shows edge wear, a couple of short, closed tears, and mild curling to so... View more info

Pillars of Fire: Dunkirk, 1940

By: ATKINS, Ronald

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1622

ISBN: 0283996978

Condition: Fine

Published in association with the Imperial War Museum to mark the 50th anniversary of Dunkirk, this chronicle is drawn from diaries, memoirs and memories of those who participated in the evacuation. 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Sound hinges. No wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. 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 g unpacked. ... View more info

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A History of the Foot Guards to 1856


Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041720

Condition: VG+

Two hundred years of the history of Britain's Foot Guards. 463pp, numerous maps. Bright, clean interior with a sound binding. Unmarked. Very minor wear only to cloth. Dustjacket, in brodart, has edge wear, small loss at head of spine etc, otherwise clean. Weight, 1.11kg. View more info

Persons of Consequence: Queen Victoria and Her Circle


Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1979

Edition: First American Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 26262

ISBN: 0394504275

Condition: About Fine

A description of Queen Victoria and the people who surrounded her and influenced her. 208pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket, in brodart, is nearly similar. Weight, 790g. View more info

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Austin A40 - A50 'Cambridge': North American Sales Brochure


Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK/USA, Austin Motor Co.:

Seller ID: 051758

Condition: Very Good

Auto Sales Literature published for the markets in the USA and Canada by Austin Motor Co of England. Covers the 'new' Austin A40 and A50, 'Cambridge'. Not dated, but the model was produced from 1954 to 1969 and this appears to be an early brochure. Part No. 1129. Folded size - 8.5" by 11". Unfolds to 22" by 25", printed both sides and in color. [12 panels]. Generally clean; Folds not separated but some signs of moderate use. Weight, 57g. This item qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage both to Canada, the USA and other parts of the World. View more info

Dore & Totley; Real Photo Multi-View Postcard


Price: $8.50

Publisher: UK, Publisher Unknown:

Seller ID: 054505

Condition: VG+

Real photo postcard showing 9 views of Dore & Totley located in the southwest of Sheffield, West Yorks Each of the 9 mini-views were probably issued as a separate postcard. Postally used, stamp removed. Long message and address in pencil. Cancel a little hard to make out but seems to be 1915. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, and to the USA and other Countries. View more info

THe 1964 International Tourist Trophy Races: Isle of Man, June, 8, 10, 12; Official Guide and Programme


Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Auto-Cycle Union: 1964

Edition: 1964 Edition

Seller ID: 038004

Condition: Good VG

Official Guide and Program to the 1964 Road Racing Event for Motorcycles held on the Isle of Man in Britain. Also includes the Official 1964 TT Scorecard Booklet. Program is 64pp, illustrated, advertising. A solid, sound, unmarked copy, minor creasing to the front wrapper. The Scorecard Booklet, 24pp, is Fine - very bright. Combined weight, 140g. View more info

Humour in Our Streets

By: AYE, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Universal Publications: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16739

Condition: About VG

The author hopes he has written, 'a standard work on the humour of London life'. 282pp, 6pp publishers ads. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Blue cloth boards have minor wear only, mainly to tips. Weight, 360g. View more info

From 'Keer to Kent ' - a look at life in the Arnside/Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

By: AYRE, Barry - Compiler

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Carnforth, UK, The Arnside/Silverdale AONB Landscape Trust: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053038

Condition: About 'As New'

Collection of articles on an area of great natural beauty in north-west England, on the borders of Lancashire and Cumbia. 96pp, illustrated. An about 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 151g, unpacked. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

The Romance of Canterbury Cathedral

By: BABINTON, Margaret A. [A Friend of Canterbury Cathedral]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Raphael Tuck: 1934

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 17470

Condition: Near Fine

Published for the Friends of Canterbury Cathedral, Christ Church Gateway ; Raphael Tuck. With a foreword by His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury. vii, 88 pages : 23 leaves of plates ; 19 cm. Clean, unmarked copy.Title page lightly tanned. No foxing. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Attractive light grey, fine cloth showing no wear or soiling. Paste-down color plate to front board in not damaged but is a little browned. All gilt titls to front and to the spine, are very bright. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - ba... View more info

Bacon's new large print map of London and suburbs : extending from Highgate to Wimbledon, Twickenham to Greenwich

By: BACON, G. W. & CO

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, G. W. Bacon & Co. Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 847

Condition: Good to VG+

Cover title. Includes "Strangers' guide to London" [40pp] and folded, col.oured map (28 1/2in x 36 in.). With index to streets. Folding map, mounted on linen, is in perfect condition - very bright and, because folded, fresh. Guidebook text is near fine. Red cloth covers, ith Houses of Parl;iament to the front and the London Underground map to the back, show minor edge wear and some discoloration to the lower quarter of the front cover. Spine is sun-faded. Unpacked weight, 162g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve, $4.00 - $6.00. Images ava... View more info

Baily's Hunting Directory 1903-1904


Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Vinton & Co.: 1903

Edition: 7th Annual Edition

Seller ID: 14992

Condition: VG+

Diretory o all aspects of Hunting in Great Britain - Foxhounds, harriers, Staghounds, Draghounds, otterhounds, Bloodhounds, Hotels, Town near Hunts, Obituaries, Records, Folding Maps, etc etc. xxxviii, 448pp, adverts - Bollinger's, in colour, to inside of rear board. Clean, unmarked interior, bright, white pages. Bound in publisher's crimson cloth with gilt titles etc. Spine is sun-faded as are parts of the front and rear boards [margins]. Solid, sound copy. Unpacked weight, 708g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based... View more info

Fragments from France

By: BAIRNSFATHER, Captain Bruce

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York & London, Putnam's [Knickerbocker Press]: 1917

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 496

Condition: About Fine

Captain Charles Bruce Bairnsfather (1887 - 1959) was a prominent British humorist and cartoonist. His best-known cartoon character is Old Bill. Bill and his pals Bert and Alf featured in Bairnsfather's weekly "Fragments from France" cartoons published weekly in "The Bystander" magazine during the First World War. This a hardcover collection of his best cartoons. Unpaginated. Unpacked weight, 555g. The best copy we've ever seen - bright, incredibly still fresh interior. Tight, square buinding., Gilt titles are bright. Pasted on cartoon to the front board is undamaged. Blue clot... View more info