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The Book of Cardiff

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1937

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000939

Condition: Very Good


A book produced for the conference of the National Association of Head Teachers in Cardiff 1937 and was given as a souvenir. 148 pp with chapters by many different people on various aspects of Cardiff, the history, architecture, fauna, folk-lore, geology and more, many period photographs and drawings. Book slightly darkened on edges, spine slightly faded and slightly at slant. View more info

Heroes Who Have Won Their Crown : David Livingstone and John Williams

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, S W Partridge & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 001726

Condition: Very Good


Book from early 1900s descibing the lives and achievments of David Livingstone and John Williams 160pp plus 32 pages of S W Partridge 's book catalogues. Two colour plates and many other B/w drawings, a very attractive book in red cloth with gold, cream, green and black illustration, spine slightly faded. No date to book but neat inscription of previous owner dated 1912. Outer edges of pges browned due to quality of paper used but overall a pleasing copy. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Incorporated Accountant's Hall Its History and Architecture

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Society of Incorporated Accountants and Auditors: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001981

Condition: Very Good


Third edition of this large card cover book describing the architecture and history of Accountant's Hall in london, 32 pp with much information plus photographs and line drawings. Book very good few small foxing spots on front endpaper, rest is clean and bright. Card covers clean, just small mark on front and couple of surface creases which appear to have been done when card was attached to front endpaper, these blemishes are not unsightly, has glassine wrapper which is torn at top right corner, overall a very good copy. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Macedonia Cultural Heritage

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Skopje, MISLA: 1995

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002266

ISBN: 9989390215

Condition: Very Good Plus


Book containing various chapters on the art, history and culture of Macedonia written by 5 individual archaeologists and art historians from Skopje. Book has 216 pages with many beautiful full colour photographs of the workls of art described within. Book is very bright and clean, wrapper has small tear top left corner 2cms, light crease top right rear overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Hackney and Its Environs Changes Within Living Memory

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hackney Gazette: 1932

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002312

Condition: Very Good


Splendid card cover book on the history of Hackney and its environs, over fifty illustrations mostly old photographs from the late 1800s and early 1900s.54 pages, bright and clean, stitcing a little loose but still holding. Overall a nice copy of a fascinating book SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Worplesdon 2000 the Tale of Four Villages

By: N/A

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Guildford UK, Worplesdon Parish Council: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002321

Condition: Near Fine


A wonderful history of Worplesdon near Guildford in Surrey UK, 120 pages packed with historical facts accompanied by many old photographs and drawings. Book is extremely bright and clean SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Literature and History a New Journal for the Humanities

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Thames Polytechnic: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002516

Condition: Very Good


A journal published by thames Polytechnic UK discussing literature and the humanities, contributions from various people. This is number 1 March 1975 articles on Mrs Gaskell and the nature of social change, the mythic sorrows of Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy's Wistlesness and more plus reviews on various works. 118 pges card covers in very bright condition SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Literature and History a New Journal for the Humanities

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Thames Polytechnic: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002517

Condition: Very Good


A journal published by thames Polytechnic UK discussing literature and the humanities, contributions from various people. This is number 2 October 1975 articles on Barnaby Rudge - A Historical Novel? Marxism and literary theory, Smollett and the logic of domination and more plus reviews on various works. 136 pages card covers in very bright condition SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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A Book of Number Two Platoon A Company 1st City of London Home Guard

By: N/A

Price: £44.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Causton: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002575

Condition: Very Good


A book privately printed to mark the Standing Down of this Platoon, 47 pages with articles and commentaries from various people accompanied by splendid line drawings. Book is in excellent bright clean condition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Between Worlds: Contemporary Mexican Photography

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Bellew Publishing Co Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 002790

ISBN: 0947792457

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on Mexican photography, 144 pages with informative text on the history of Mexican photography and photographers accompanied by many examples of the photographs, reproduced on qualitypaper for clarity. Book is very bright and clean SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Mitcham Fair Merton in Pictures Book 3

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Merton UK, Merton Library Service: 1991

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 003013

ISBN: 0905174097

Condition: Very Good


Wonderful photographic history of Mitcham Fair in Surrey UK 42 pages 34 of which each has two half page old photographs with descriptive text plus more text and old posters and a map. Illustrated card covers in very bright clean condition SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Oxford University Calendar 1901

By: N/A

Price: £12.95

Publisher: London, Oxford Printed at the Clarendon Press: 1901

Seller ID: 003146

Condition: Very Good


A record of the people, ceremonies, exam resuts and much more on the University of Oxford from the 1800s to 1901 the time of publication. 547 pages plus 92 pages listing Clarendon Press publications and 54 pages of old adverts. Book is overall bright and clean just a little browning on endpapers and outer edges of pages,neat ink name on front enpaper, small light creases to top right of pages. Outer covers, spine a little faded and few light marks on front and back boards. A pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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An Account of the Roman Antiquities Preserved in the Museum at Chesters Northumberland

By: N/A

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Gilbert and Rivington: 1907

Edition: Second Edition Revised

Seller ID: 003792

Condition: Good Plus


Book detailing the Roman antiquities and artifacts in the Museum at Chesters Northumberland. 432 pages of very informative text accompanied by many photographs, drawings and maps. Book is overall bright and clean just some small ink spots to outer edges of pages not inside, light foxing to front endpaper and rear endpapers plus the first page after each but not in the rest of the book. Rear endpaper has been repaired at hinge and is now sound, outer covers are browned on paper covering the boards and rubbed and worn on edges, gold lettering a little dulled. Still a pleasing copy of an interest... View more info

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Rugby School Register Annotated Volume 1 from 1675 to 1849 Inclusive

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Rugby UK, A J Lawrence Printer to the School: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003843

Condition: Very Good


Deataied register of pupils entering Rugby School in this time period with reference to their parentage. 358 pages in clean condition just slight browning to outer edges of the pages, few light foxing spots to first and last few pages and four others inside. Outer covers have a few light marks and slightly darkened on spine, slight wear top and bottom of spine. A pleasing copy of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Jubilee of George the Third the Father of His People

By: N/A

Price: £39.99

Publisher: London, John Bumpus: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007762

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the Jubille of George the Third, a n account of the celebration in the towns and villages throughout the United Kingdom of the forty ninth anniversary of his reign 25th October 1809. Contains 224 pages inoverall bright clean condition just some occasional small foxing spots to first and last couple of pagesand endpapers,first 160 pages are whiter than rest why I do not know they all appear original, all edges of pages are gold, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean with gold and siver decoration. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE O... View more info

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List of the Chiefs Officers Court of Assistants of the Honorable Artillery Company for the Year 1872

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Printed Norris and Son: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004221

Condition: Good Plus


List of the officers and people associated with the Honorable Artillery Company up to 31st December 1871. This appears to be a 48 page booklet which has been bound into a hardcover binding, two illustrted pages opf the crests of the Company, light stain on one page and a few light marks on other pages with occasional small foxing spots.Outer covers a little dusty. Overall a clean copy of an interesting historical document SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Royal Fusiliers in an Outline of Military History 1685-1938

By: N/A

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Aldershot UK, Gale and Polden Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004227

Condition: Good Plus


Short outline history of this regiment,90 pages wih illustrations. Book is clean inside, inked name on inside front board with Royal Fusiliers written beneath it, cannot decipher the name. Outer covers a little marked front and rear and rubbed on edges, spine and part of rear board a little faded. A pleasing copy of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Official London Route Book for Motorists Revised Edition

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The London Motor Cab Proprietors Association:

Seller ID: 004376

Condition: Very Good


A book being a comprehensive guide to owner drivers, chauffers, taxi drivers etc driving in and about London and Suburbs. 83 page card cover booklet with details of hotels, restaurants, places of interest and routes needed for cab drivers to learn their knowledge and for other motorists to get arond London. Book is bright and clean neat former owners name on inside front cover, outer covers a little dusty and light wear on edges. Book is not dated but inside is 27 page booklet of qustions for the knowledge dated 1933 so book is probably around that period possibly slightly earlier. A nice co... View more info

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Scotland For Ever a Gift Book of the Scottish Regiments

By: N/A

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004472

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on the Scottish Regiments 180 pages in overall bright clean condition, just some light foxing to last few pages and endpapers are browned. Book not dated but neat former owners name and date 1915 on front endpaper. Book has 15 colour illustrations of regiments and officers, these are very bright and clean and are tipped in on card backing with titles.short history of regiments accompany the illustrations. Outer covers have a few light marks and spine is slightly darkened, light wear to bottom of spine, overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Uniforms of the Imperial Austro Hungarian Army C. 1914

By: N/A

Price: £16.99

Publisher: London, Belmont Maitland Publishers Limited:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007337

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the uniforms of the Austro Hungarian army, reprinted from a book published in 1914 not dated but looks late 1900s. Contains 16 full page colour illustrations of the uniforms with three pages of description. All pages in very bright clean condition, NO dustwrapper, outer card covers are overall bright and clean with just a couple of light marks. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info