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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

Brief lives : a selection based upon existing contemporary Portraits

By: AUBREY, John

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1975

Edition: First Folio Edition

Seller ID: 791

Condition: Fine


Edited by Richard Barber. John Aubrey FRS, 1626-1697, was an English antiquary, natural philosopher and writer. He is perhaps best known as the author of the Brief Lives, his collection of short biographical pieces. [Wikipedia]. 324pp, illustrated. Book is very bright and clean and is unmrked, No wear to the cloth, perhaps slight rubbing to the spine at the titles. Publisher's dustjaacket has protected the book well but has minor splitting to two sides. Unpacked weight, 885g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on... View more info

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A History of the Foot Guards to 1856

By: AUBREY-FLETCHER, Major H. L.

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

By: AUCHINCLOSS, Louis

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

By: AUSTIN MOTOR CO.

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

By: AUTHOR UNKNOWN

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

By: AUTO-CYCLE UNION

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

Coronation Pictures

By: B. F. R. PUBLICATIONS

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Liverpool, B. F. R. Publications Limited: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23288

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Collection of photographs, in b&w, of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth I, London, 1953. 24pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding. Light rubbing to rear wrapper. Attractive, bright front wrapper. Weight, 110g. 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

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

By: BAILY'S

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

Potworks: The Industrial Architecture of the Staffordshire Potteries

By: BAKER, Diane

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25467

ISBN: 1873592019

Condition: As New


Traces the development of the pottery industry from the cottage industry kilns of the 16th and 17th centuries to the large idiosyncratic factories of the 19th century. xi, 131pp, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, plan vuiews etc. An absolutely 'as new' copy - bright, fresh, unmarked, flawless covers and spine. Unpacked weight, 591g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US... View more info

Medieval London

By: BAKER, Timothy

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20217

Condition: About Fine


History and description of the City of London, England, during the Middle Ages when the foundations of the modern City were laid. 260pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to bright, blue cloth boards. Minor wear to dustjacket, at edges. 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 850g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rate... View more info

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Favourite Lancashire Recipes

By: BALDOCK, Dorothy - Compiler

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Sevenoaks, UK, J. Salmon: 1996

Seller ID: 048178

ISBN: 1898435332

Condition: As New


Recipes for Traditional Lancashire fare. Beautifully illustrated with vintage scenes by artist Albert Woods. 47pp, 'sepia' illustrations. A 'mint' copy - bright, clean, unmarked and still fresh. "As New'. One of a number from this series in stock. Weight, 57g. View more info

The Standard: March 5, 1830

By: BALDWIN, Charles - Publisher

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Charles Baldwin: 1830

Edition: No 875

Seller ID: 049680

Condition: VG+


Single issue of an Antique Newspaper from London, England, for Friday, March 5, 1830. News of the Day from Britain, Europe and the World, Advertising, Fashion, Sports, Social Events etc. 4pp. Bright, clean copy from a disbound volume. Pages not separated. Fore-edge straight. Original horizontal fold at centre. Rag paper. Scarce title. View more info

The Standard: March 16, 1830

By: BALDWIN, Charles - Publisher

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Charles Baldwin: 1830

Edition: No 884

Seller ID: 050960

Condition: VG+


Single issue of an Antique Newspaper from London, England, for Friday, March 5, 1830. News of the Day from Britain, Europe and the World, Advertising, Fashion, Sports, Social Events etc. 4pp. Bright, clean copy from a disbound volume. Pages not separated. Fore-edge straight. Original horizontal fold at centre. Rag paper. Scarce title. View more info

A Message to Youth of the Empire: An Address by Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin

By: BALDWIN, Rt. Hon. Stanley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Vancouver Daily Province: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 20248

Condition: Good VG


An address by Stanley Baldwin to the Youth of the Empire given at the Empire Youth Rally at Albert Hall, London, May 18, 1937. Reprinted from the Vancouver Daily Province. 8pp, photo illustration of Baldwin to front cover. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a faint horizontal crease to centre where once folded. Weight, 10g. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

A Message to Youth of The Empire: An Address By Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin

By: BALDWIN, Rt. Hon. Stanley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Vancouver Daily Province: 1937

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 20416

Condition: VG+


Reprinted from the Vancouver Daily Province newspaper of June 1, 1937. An address given by the British Prime Minister at the Empire Youth rally at Albert Hall, London, May 18, 1937. 8pp, photo of Baldwin on front wrap. Bright, clean copy. Weight, 10g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada and the USA ; other Countries somewhat more. View more info