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Service of Our Lives: Last Speeches as Prime Minister

By: BALDWIN, Stanley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1937

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 039084

Condition: VG, or Better


Fourth volume of Baldwin's speeches, published separately. Book is tight and clean. Only defect is a tiny corner clip to ffep. DJ is somewhat worn with moderate edge wear and rubbing. Weight, 392g. View more info

The Bailiwick of Jersey

By: BALLEINE, G. R. With STEVENS, Joan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1970

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 24012

Condition: About Fine


A volume in the series 'The Queen's Channel Islands'. 211pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. Unclipped dustjacket has two, taped tears, each 2-3 inches long, but is otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 510g. 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. USA postage usually $6.50 or less. Canadian postage varies considerably depending on weight and destination. Maximum postage to anywhe... View more info

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Royal Visit to Bangor, 27th July, 1903; Invitation/Admission to Grand Stand

By: BANGOR CORPORATION [?]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Britain, W. & G. Baird [Printers, Belfast]: 1903

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 043623

Condition: VG+


This item is a printed card bearing an Invitation/Admission Ticket to the Grand Stand in Esplanade, in Bangor, Northern Ireland for the Royal Visit of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. Printed on one side only. Clean and unmarked. Weight, 7g. View more info

Old English Towns

By: BANKS, F. R.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14106

Condition: Near Fine


History and description of some of the Old Towns of England. 240pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy, unmarked, with a very sound binding. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips etc, but front panel is bright and clean. Weight, 620g. View more info

Image for The court and times of George IV, King of England

The court and times of George IV, King of England

By: BANVARD, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co.:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 036863

Condition: VG+


Biography of George IV [1762-1830] - with 'corroborative authorities drawn from the secret archives of the Chartists, and authentic documents in the British Museum'. 590pp. Clean copy with a tight, square binding. Atractive front panel showing only minor wear. Litho illustration of a pretty woman pasted to the front. Weight, 480g. View more info

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Broughton : from Wellington to Airbus

By: BARFIELD, Norman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stroud, UK, Tempus Publishing: 2007

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 039409

ISBN: 0752441841

Condition: Almost 'As New'


factory was built at Broughton to construct Wellington Bombers for the RAF's expansion and wartime needs. Situated near Chester, the factory has remained part of the British aviation industry while older, traditional sites have come and gone. This book deals with the phenomenal success of this Welsh factory. 160 p. : ill, ; 24 cm. Gift inscription t the htp, otherwise the book is 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked with no spine creases. Weight, 360g. View more info

Grivas. Portrait of a Terrorist

By: BARKER, Dudley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Cresset Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049608

Condition: VG+


Biographical portrait of George Grivas [1898-1974], known also as Digenis, a Cyprus-born general in the Greek Army, leader of the EOKA guerrilla organisation and EOKA B paramilitary organisation. OCLC Number: 752877734. 202pp, photo illustrated. The book is very bright and and clean. There is an old owner's siganture [from Cyprus] to the ffep otherwise the book is unmarked. The binding is tight and square.There is a 'bump' to the bottom of the spine, not visible from the exterior. Theunsclipped dustjacket is also very bright and clean still crisp showing only very minor wear. Weight, 380g. View more info

British Staesmen

By: BARKER, Ernest

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042405

ISBN: 1851701176

Condition: VG+


Brief biographies of British statesmen. Includes figures such as Burghley, Elizabeth I, Cromwell, Walpole, Pitt, Castlereagh, Canning, Gladstone, Balfour, Churchill and Smuts. One of the 'Britain in Pictures' series.The 1941 original edition . Hardcover with pictorial boards, and with dustjacket. 8vo, 46pp, 12 plates in colour and 17 illustrations in b&w.Near Fine. Dustjacket is bright and clean showing only minor edge wear and a small missing piece to the head of the spine. Weight, 243g. View more info

London from the Air

By: BARKER, Felix; HAWKES, Jason

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Ted Smart/harper Collins: 1999

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 22472

ISBN: 0091788080

Condition: Near Fine


Panoramic, bird's-eye views of London from the air. Photographs by Jason Hawkes; Text by Felix Barker. 160pp, all colour photographs. Bright, clean copy, inside and outside. Gift inscription to the ffep otherwise unmarked. No wear tothe boards. Unclipped dustjacket is close to new condition. Heavy book weighing 1.204kg 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

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Agincourt: The King; the Campaign; the Battle

By: BARKER, Juliet

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 2009

Edition: 10th PB Printing of 2006

Seller ID: 720

ISBN: 034911918X

Condition: VG+


One of the most successful history books of recent years, Agincourt is reissued with a new introduction by Bernard Cornwell and a new preface by Juliet Barker to mark the 600th anniversary of the battle. xxix, 494, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations, maps ; 20 cm. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, very light spine creases. Slight wearto covers. NB - too thick to qualify for Canada Post Lettermail. 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 a... View more info

Yorkshire Villages

By: BARKER, Paul: BIRDSALL, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Parkgate Books: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039022

ISBN: 1902616316

Condition: About Fine


A volume in the series 'Classic country companions'. Superb collection of colour photos of Yorkshire Villages. 156 p. : col. ill. ; 19 x 25 cm. Gift inscription to the htp, otherwise, bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 506g. View more info

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Programme of a Grand Concert and Dramatic Entertainment ...November 30th, 1922 at the Baths Hall, Barking

By: BARKING FIRE BRIGADE

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Barking [East London], UK, Barking Fire Brigade: 1922

Seller ID: 051544

Condition: Good Plus


Program for an Entertainment in Aid of the Barking Fire Brigade Recreation Fund, 1922. 4pp [one sheet folded once], 3pp printed. Illustration of a Fire Fighting appliance to front. Sound copy, minor wear and a little 'limp'. Inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates apply to most locations. View more info

Seventh Child: Autobiography of a Schoolmistress

By: BARLOW, Amy

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24203

ISBN: 0715604287

Condition: About Fine


Autobiography of an English schoolmistress, from Edwardian times through two World Wars. 144 pages 4 plates, 2 illustrations, portraits; 23 cm. Book is bright and clean. Small name etc to top corner of ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Navy blue cloth shows no wear. Unclipped dustjacket is clean with virtually no wear but sun-fading to the spine and top edge. Weight, 309g. View more info

Were Those the Days: A Victorian Education

By: BARNARD, Howard Clive

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Pergamon General Books: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044445

ISBN: 0080071074

Condition: Near Fine


Written by the author so that his children and grandchildren might know something of a boy's life in a middle class family in England during the last decades of Queen Victoria's reign. vii, 161 p. illus., ports. 22 cm. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a tiny name-stamp to the ffep. Tight, square binding, no wear top the marron cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. Weight, 374g. View more info

The Uniforms and History of the Scottish Regiments : Britain-Canada-Australia-New Zealand-South Africa 1625 to the present Day

By: BARNES, Major R. M.; ALLEN, C. Kennedy

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Sphere Books: 1972

Edition: First Sphere Edition

Seller ID: 202

Condition: Near New


Uniforms and History of the Scottish regiments. By Major R. Money Barnes ; in collaboration with C. Kennedy Allen & Thomas B. Beatty, Jnr ; foreword by Sir Neil Methuen Ritchie. 343pp, 12 leaves of plates, line drawings in b&w. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Only the very slightest of wear to the tips of the corners of the rear panel. unpacked weight, 298g. 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. [Maximu... View more info

The uniforms and history of the Scottish regiments, Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, 1625 to the present Day

By: BARNES, Major R. Money; ALLEN, C. Kennedy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042313

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Foreword by general Sir Neil Methuen Ritchie ; colored plates by the author, line drawings by T.B. Beatty. OCLC Number: 63000899. 343 p. : ill. (some col.) Bright, clean copy. Inked-out name to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding with only slight wear to the red cloth. Weight, 841g. View more info

Life and Complete Works of Michael Bruce, Poet of Lochleven

By: BARNET, John Guthrie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Marshall Brothers: 1927

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 21369

Condition: Very Good


Biography of Scots poet, Michael Bruce [1746-1767] as well as his complete works. xv, 304pp, photo illustrated. 'Cottage Edition'. Bright, clean copy. Gift inscription in ink to ffep. Slight forward lean to spine, which is otherwise solid and tight. Minor wear to red cloth at tips. Weight, 460g. 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 by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specif... View more info

Autumns in Skye Ross & Sutherland

By: BARNETT, Ratcliffe

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant Booksellers: 1946

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16734

Condition: VG+


Travel and description to northern and north-eastern Scotland - to Ross, Sutherland and the Isle of Skye. 198pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, atractive copy. Unmarked. Sound binding. Dustjacket is clean and bright with a little edge wear and a tape repair to head of spine. Weight, View more info

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 overcharging. This item weighs 390g. 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 by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site ma... View more info