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Dickens' London

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27921


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 192 pages, photos and maps throughout View more info

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The Allen chronicle: a family in war and peace

By: Allen, James A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Braunton, Merlin: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9746


An unmarked hardback book in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 200 pages, 56 b/w illustrations in text, 15 colour photos on plates, genealogical tables. View more info

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A letter on the genius and dispositions of the French Government including a view of the taxation of the French Empire

By: An American, recently returned from Europe (Robert Walsh)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme.: 1810

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 13170


Apart from some browning of the endpapers, a very clean and tightly bound book with no inscriptions, which has been bound sometime in the past 197 years in brown paper covered boards, marbled page edges. iv + 252 pages. A London reprint - the first edition was published in the USA. View more info

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The Mercantile Year Book and Directory of Exporters 1947

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Lindley-Jones and Brother: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14389


Clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, bound in brown cloth with gilt titles and decorative blindstamping, cloth is riffled to front cover, o/w excellent. View more info

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The Croydon Advertiser special: old and new Croydon illustrated 1894

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Croydon, Croydon Advertiser Group Ltd: 1979

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 28101


Clean and tightly bound larger format paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used. Unpaginated (80 pages), many illustrations in the text, period adverts View more info

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La documentation photographique: 1789

By: Anon

Price: £11.00

Publisher: France, La documentation francaise: 1964

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 28905


Cardboard folder containing facsimiles of documents and images from the French Revolution. Introductory booklet, 14 photographic plates, poster, pamphlets. Edges of pages and cover slightly worn, but overall in very good condition. Text in French. (Documents et images de la revolution francaise en pochette, les tranches des pages et de la couverture sont un peu froiss├ęs, sinon en bon ├ętat) View more info

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The centuries: a chronological synopsis of history on the 'space- for- time' method

By: Anon (J. Hutchinson)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: West, Newman & Co.: 1897

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20401


Clean hardback bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions, hinges cracked but holding. viii + 122 numbered pages (but several leaves are not numbered), foldout chronological table, index. Heavy book View more info

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Kelly's handbook to the titled, landed and official classes for 1918

By: Anon.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Kelly's Directories Ltd.: 1918

Edition: 44th edition

Seller ID: 26769


Clean hardback bound in decorated red cloth with black and gilt titles, marbled page edges, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 1692 pages + 24 pp adverts, advertisers index. Heavy book View more info

Image for Kelly's handbook to the titled, landed and official classes for 1911

Kelly's handbook to the titled, landed and official classes for 1911

By: Anon.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Kelly's Directories Ltd.: 1911

Edition: 37th edition

Seller ID: 26770


Clean hardback bound in decorated red cloth with black and gilt titles, marbled page edges, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 1838 pages + 16 pp adverts, advertisers index. Heavy book View more info

Image for Garibaldi: the Italian hero and patriot, his life and adventures from his early days to his great achievement as the liberator of Italy.

Garibaldi: the Italian hero and patriot, his life and adventures from his early days to his great achievement as the liberator of Italy.

By: Anon.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Adam & Co.: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43744


Clean hardback book with a prize inscription on the front endpaper dated 1880 (barely legible as endpapers are dark brown), all edges gilt, bevelled boards, tightly bound in green cloth with gilt & black decoration, rubbed at corners. 128 pages, tissue-guarded colour frontispiece and colour title page. No printed date but the British Library says 1879 View more info

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A history of Staley Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975

By: Archer, J. F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: J. F. Archer: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27637


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor marking and shelfwear, signed by the Managing Director of Staley Radford 'From Harold Radford' on the half title page, otherwise no inscriptions. iv + 374 pages, many illustrations in the text, and a couple of foldouts View more info

Image for When we both got to heaven: James Atkey among the Anishnabek at Colpoy's Bay

When we both got to heaven: James Atkey among the Anishnabek at Colpoy's Bay

By: Atkey, Mel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Canada, Natural Heritage Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27325


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, appears unread. xii + 164 pages, illustrations in the text, genealogy, notes, bibliography, index View more info

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Calamities of the World

By: Banner, Hubert S.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15776


Clean hardback bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth a little worn at corners, no inscriptions or marks, part of dustjacket laid in. 286 pages, 16 plates. Includes The Paris charity bazaar affair; the tragic fate of H.M.S. Captain; the Silvertown munition-works explosion; the 'Black Hole' of Paris; London's second biggest blaze; the great Kingston earthquake; the catastrophic storms of 1881; the Paisley cinema tragedy; the French floods of 1875; the 1906 Vesuvius ... View more info

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Twisted yarns: the story of the hosiery industry in Hinckley

By: Barton, Su & Murray, Rhianydd

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Hinckley, North Warwickshire and Hinckley College: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55556


Very clean, tightly bound large format paperback original, spine uncreased, glossy pictorial card covers rubbed at edges, creased at top back corner, no inscriptions. 80 pages, 75 illustrations in the text, bibliography View more info

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Memories are made of this

By: Barwell Bits and Shilton Snips

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Barwell, Barwell Bits and Shilton Snips: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22960


Audio book, 2 compact discs of oral history in which people from the Leicestershire villages of Barwell and Earl Shilton recount their stories of life in the two villages throughout the 20th century View more info

Simca's cuisine

By: Beck, Simone

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1972

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 49657


Tightly bound hardback book with a bookplate on the front paste down, marks on page edges, in an unclipped dustjacket which has minor loss at bottom of spine and at foldovers and is faded at spine. xvi + 326 + xiv pages, illustrations in text, index View more info

Image for Heritage of help: story of the Royal Patriotic Fund

Heritage of help: story of the Royal Patriotic Fund

By: Blomfield-Smith, Denis

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28581


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears very little used. x + 240 pages, photographic plates, appendices, index View more info

Image for Under the molehill: an Elizabethan spy story

Under the molehill: an Elizabethan spy story

By: Bossy, John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 24248


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, appears unread. xiv + 190 pages, 12 plates, notes, index View more info

Image for Who was who in the Greek world, 776 BC - 30 BC

Who was who in the Greek world, 776 BC - 30 BC

By: Bowder, Diana

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26293


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 240 pages, 200 illustrations, chronology, bibliography, glossary, index, maps, genealogical tables View more info

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A glossary for local population studies

By: Bradley, Leslie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Matlock, Local Population Studies: 1978

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 28987


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, name on first page, appears little used. 76 pages, tables & graphs in the text, bibliography, index View more info