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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

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

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

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

Border By-Ways & Lothian Lore

By: BARNETT, T. Ratcliffe

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Moray Press: 1937

Edition: New & Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 33729

Condition: Good Very Good


First published in 1925. Travel and description of the Borders and lothian region of Southern Scotland. 249pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean interior. Ink gift inscription to htp, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Only slight wear to blue cloth. Bright, gilt titles to spine. Weight, 410g. View more info

Derelict Britain

By: BARR, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 1969

Edition: First Pelican Printing

Seller ID: 051387

Condition: VG+


'An angry, important book' in which the author looks at Britain's Industrial wastelands. Pelican A1059. 240pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 184g. Qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail rates within North America. View more info

Glaswegiana; A Miscellany of Stories of Glasgow Past & Present

By: BARR, William W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Vista of Glasgow: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34524

Condition: VG+


Collections of historical nuggets about Glasgow. 156pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy. Tiny ink name to tp otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Almost Fine. Weight, 190g. View more info

Justice in England

By: BARRISTER, A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, London, 1938:

Seller ID: 2172


State of the Judicial system in England in the 1930's - from a left of centre view. A Left Book Club Edition. 12mo, 5"x7.5", 288pp. Hardcover with red paper boards, no dustjacket. Covers somewhat worn, but binding tight and internally clean. G+ View more info

Bartholomew's New Reduced Survey for Tourists and Cyclists: Sheet 8 - Liverpool and Manchester

By: BARTHOLOMEW & CO., John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Co.:

Seller ID: 052962

Condition: Good VG


Folding map mounted on linen. Sheet 8 of Bartholomew's Reduced Ordnance Survey of England and Wales, 2 miles to the inch. Undated - circa 1920. Closed size -4" by 7.5". Opens to 29.25" by 20". A bright, clean, undamaged copy. Slight wear & soiling to cloth wrappers. Weight, 88g. Shipping via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Map of the Peak District, England, Sheet 29

By: BARTHOLOMEW, John & Son

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Batholomew & Son: 1954

Edition: Sheet 29

Seller ID: 591

Condition: VG+


Large map of England's Peak Distric, centred on Sheffield. Unfolds to approx 32" by 24". Great detail, in colour. Paper mounted in cloth. Scale, 1/2" to the mile. Clean, unmarked, no damage. Unpacked weight, 88g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, and to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Heroes of the Crimea: The Battles of Balaclava and Inkermann

By: BARTHORP, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Blandford Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1293

ISBN: 0713721022

Condition: As New


An account of the Battles of Balaclava and Inkerman in the Crimean war, 1854-56. 160 pages : over 100 photos, paintings and engravings ; 25 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, still very fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Attractive copy, 'as new'. Weight, 640g. View more info

The Zulu War: A Pictorial History

By: BARTHORP, Michael

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1990

Edition: Later Printing of 1980

Seller ID: 1371

ISBN: 0713714697

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Text and photographs depict scenes from the Zulu War and discuss the causes of the war, opposing forces, and the course of the campaign. ix, 181 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm. Absolutely 'as new' nexcept for a name/date in ink to the top margin of the htp. Weight, 532g View more info