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Image for Heritage Counts - The State of England's Historic Environment

Heritage Counts - The State of England's Historic Environment

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: English Heritage: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002815


Set of nine reports, arranged by region, plus a leaflet, enclosed in a decorated brown cardboard slipcase, in fine condition. View more info

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125 Years in Words and Pictures: As Described in Contemporary Reports in the Daily Telegraph 1855-1980.

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Daily Telegraph: 1980

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004150


Anniversary edition of the newspaper, featuring articles from across the 125 years. 111pp, illustrated with black and white photographs. Slight creasing and marking to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Longman Illustrated Encyclopedia of World History

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Ivy Leaf: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005798


The major events, places and personalities that influenced the development of the world from ancient times to the present. 1039pp with over 900 black and white illustrations. Rubbing to spine, corners and edges, with small splits to bottom corners of spine, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ slightly edgeworn, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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These Tremendous Years 1919-1938

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Daily Express: 1938

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007039


Collection of photographs from newspapers, with a paragraph of text to each, arranged by year as a chronology of 20 years of events from around the world. 270pp illustrated profusely throughout with monochrome photographs. Gilt lettering and blind-stamped design to front board. Rubbing and bumping to spine, corners and edges, backstrip split and edges darkened. Binding slack but holding. View more info

Image for Memory of the World - The Treasures That Record Our History from 1700BC to the Present Day

Memory of the World - The Treasures That Record Our History from 1700BC to the Present Day

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UNESCO and HarperCollins: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007956


Contains a full listing of all entries on the official UNESCO Memory of the World Register, with photographs and descriptions for over 200 documents, including the Original Declaration of the Rights of Man, the Diaries of Anne Frank and legal documents leading to Nelson Mandela's imprisonment. 607pp illustrated profusely in colour throughout. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested for 1st Class/Overseas shipping. 2nd Class UK postage is included in the standard... View more info

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The Jubilee Book for Boys and Girls

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: The Queensway Press: 1935

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008082


Record of the reign of George V and Queen Mary, published as a celebration of the Royal Jubilee in 1935. Unpageinated. 16 pages illustrated in colour and black and white. Card covers worn, rubbed and creased, cover detached from inner pages and staples missing. Some marking to cover and leading corner slightly torn, otherwise fair copy, contents good. View more info

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Dictionary of English Place-Names

By: A D Mills

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford & New York, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: Reissued with Corrections

Seller ID: 008586


Excellent reference volume for travellers and local historians. 388pp with glossary. Minor surface scuffing and tiny corner creases, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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London City Churches

By: A E Daniell

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable and Co Ltd: 1907

Seller ID: 008336


Guide to churches in the City of London before and after the Great Fire of 1666. 394pp, illustrated with fold-out map and numerous black and white drawings. Black lettering to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Bumping to spine and corners, some marking to boards, top edges dusty and former owner's name to endpaper, otherwise fair reading copy. View more info

Savoy Hotel Christmas Card 1936 and for Coronation Year

By: A Gilles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Savoy Hotel: 1936

Seller ID: 004446


Card with fold-out interior. Cover has colour drawing of the coronation of King Edward VIII. Interior features details of events in and around London in 1937. Cover discoloured and worn to edges, with 2" tear at top and bottom of spine, otherwise good copy. View more info

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A History of Europe From 1494 to 1610

By: A J Grant

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1948

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 005787


Survey of the whole of Europe. 572pp, illustrated with 12 black and white maps and family trees to rear. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners, one spot to fore-edge and former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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The Course of German History - A Survey of the Development of German History Since 1815

By: A J P Taylor

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005851


Clearly written account of the fundamental events and trends which have shaped German history. 271pp illustrated with 4 black and white maps. Spine faded, imprint of writing on front cover, corners slightly creased and price label on back cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for The Habsburg Monarchy 1809-1918 - A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary

The Habsburg Monarchy 1809-1918 - A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary

By: A J P Taylor

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005855


History of the greatest dynasty of modern European history, from the end of the Holy Roman Empire to the monarchy's dissolution in 1918. 304pp with index. Spine faded and page edges slightly sunned, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Heritage: Civilization and the Jews

By: Abba Eban

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006148


Companion volume to the Channel 4 TV Series, "Heritage", a superb history of 5,000 years of Jewish culture. 354pp with index, lavishly illustrated throughout with photographs and maps in colour and black and white. Silver plaque to front board and lettering to spine. Minimal bumping at top of spine, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or illustrations. DJ is price-clipped, with a small Channel 4 sticker to front and minor wear to edges, otherwise very good. HE... View more info

Reading Hieroglyphs

By: Adel Emile

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Egypt, Adel Emile: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003721


Easy-to-follow guide to Egyptian hieroglyphs, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. 67pp. Minimal creasing to cover, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

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Place-Name Changes Since 1900 - A World Gazetteer

By: Adrian Room

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Scarecrow Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005956


A record of many of the place name changes which took place in the beginning of the 20th century. 202pp. Black lettering to front board and spine. Minor bend to boards, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Lakeland's Mining Heritage - The Last 500 Years

By: Alastair Cameron (Editor)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Alston, Cumbria, Cumbria Amenity Trust Mining History Society: 2000

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008181


Study of mining and quarrying carried out in the Lake District from the time of Elizabeth I. 215pp with index, illustrated throughout with photographs in colour and black and white. Title to front board and in gilt to spine. Minor bumping to lower corner and top edge and small mark to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor wear to top edges, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Flying Horse

By: Albert Lieck

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London & Sydney, George G Harrap & Co Ltd: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008042


Imaginative history book, 126pp, illustrated with 7 black and white drawings. Appears to be first edition. Bumping to spine and corners, edges browned, stain to lower front corner, front endpaper missing, darkened panels to endpapers and former owner's name stamped to front pastedown, otherwise fair/good copy. View more info

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History of the Netherlands (Holland and Belgium)

By: Alexander Young

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Chicago & New York, The Werner Company: 1895

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 008374


Study of the heroic period of Netherland history. 692pp with index, illustrated with 115 black and white plates. Boards bound in burgundy buckram with spine in burgundy leather, faded to brown on spine, with six bands and gilt lettering. Bumping and rubbing to spine, corners and edges, some marking to page edges and ownership inscription dated 1900 to pastedown, otherwise good copy. View more info

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The Language of Clothes

By: Alison Lurie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 007559


Classic study, first published in 1981, of the information transmitted about us by the clothes we wear. 272pp illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and 8 pages of colour plates assembled by Doris Palca. Some creasing to cover, light marking to edges and former owner's name inside cover, otherwise very good copy View more info

Image for The Thistle and the Rose - Six Centuries of Love and Hate Between the Scots and the English

The Thistle and the Rose - Six Centuries of Love and Hate Between the Scots and the English

By: Allan Massie

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 002349


Compelling investigation into the relationship between Scotland and England from the Tudors to modern devolution. 326pp with index. Slight bumping to top of spine and top corners, otherwisevery goodcopy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor creasing to top edges and some marks to front and back, otherwise good. View more info