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Archaeologia, or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity, Volume CIX.

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Society of Antiquaries: 1991

Seller ID: 21862


4to. 244pp, 55 plates on art paper, many other figures/illus, some folding. Original cloth. Very good. ***Articles: Giant's Hills 2 Long Barrow, Lincolnshire; The Pre-Flavian Military Belt: evidence from Britain; Abbot Berkyng's Tapestries and Matthew Paris's Life of St Edward the Confessor; The Discoveries of the Westminster Retable; Le Jeu de la Hache: a 15thC Treatise on the Technique of Chivalric Axe Combat; The Pilgrims' Hall, Winchester; The Papal Palace at Sour... View more info

Archaeologia, or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity, Volume CVIII.

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Society of Antiquaries: 1986

Seller ID: 21861


4to. 262pp, 93 plates on art paper, many other figures/illus, some folding. Original cloth-textured papered boards. Very good. ***Articles: Roman Silver Cups from Hockwold, Norfolk; Silver Picture Plates of Late Antiquity; The Reculver Cross; Anglo-Saxon Friezes at Beedon-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire; Contemporary Artefacts illustrated in Late Saxon manuscripts; Excavations at Fountain Abbey, North Yorkshire; The Glass of Herkenrode Abbey; The Arnold Lulls Book of Jewe... View more info

WAS THIS CAMELOT? Excavations at Cadbury Castle 1966 - 1970.

By: ALCOCK, Leslie.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1972

Seller ID: 16541


4to. 224pp, 15 colour plates, 95b&w plates, 36 line drawings. Original cloth (top corners bumped, small marks) with dustwrapper (back rubbed). Bookplate tipped in on ffep. Very good to good. View more info

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Swedish Students at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford in the Middle Ages.

By: ANDREWS, Robert & Olle Ferm (eds).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Centre for Medieval Studies, Stockholm University: 2017

Seller ID: 35714


(Runica et Medievalia: Scripta Minora 26.) Small 8vo. 156pp, illustrations and maps, in colour. Red cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 9188568717 View more info

STANDARD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE WORLD'S OCEANS AND ISLANDS.

By: Anthony Huxley (ed).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1962

Seller ID: 10355


First edn. 383pp, well illus with b&w and colour photographs, maps. Cloth with d/w (trifling wear). Owner's name on t.p. and stamp on tail edges. Very good. View more info

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Hannibal.

By: BAKER, G.P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash: 1930

Seller ID: 32566


332pp, frontis, 5 maps. Original cloth, extremities a trifle rubbed. Owners' names on front paste-down. A very good clean copy. View more info

Classic, Romantic and Modern.

By: BARZUN, Jacques.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1962

Seller ID: 23099


xxii, 255pp. Original cloth (small area of fading at head of spine) with dustwrapper (silverfishing, chips and tears, spine discoloured). Edges lightly yellowed with a scatter of spots and slight stain on top edges. Interior clean and fresh. Owner's name on front free endpaper. Good. View more info

The Historic Gardens of Oxford and Cambridge.

By: BATEY, Mavis.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1989

Seller ID: 27796


Photographs by Hugh Palmer. Small quarto. 192pp, colour frontispiece, illustrated in colour and black and white. Notes and References. Index. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0333446801 View more info

A Very Desolate Position: The Story of the Birth and Establishment of a Mid-Victorian Public School.

By: BENNETT, Peter.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fleetwood, UK, Rossall Archives: 1992

Seller ID: 27792


Revised edition. Quarto. 152pp, colour frontispiece, illustrated in colour and black and white, plans, tables. Indices. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (some fading on spine and adjacent areas). Minor bumps on lower corners, otherwise very good. ISBN 0951962817 View more info

Rossall Will Be What You Make It.

By: BENNETT, Peter.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fleetwood, UK, Rossall Archives: 1992

Seller ID: 27791


Quarto. 244pp, colour frontispiece, illustrated in colour and black and white. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Minor bumps top corners, signed by author on title page. Very good. ISBN 0951962809 View more info

Pleasure and Privilege : life in France, Naples and America 1770-1790.

By: BERNIER, Olivier.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1981

Seller ID: 33306


Foreword by Louis Auchincloss. xii, 290pp, black & white illustrations. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine sunned, minor wear on extremities, a couple of tape repairs). A good clean copy. ISBN 0385157800 View more info

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The Pilgrim Fathers : a journal of their coming to New England and their life and adventures there.

By: BESTERMAN, Theodore (edited, with a preface and notes by).

Price: $185.00

Publisher: London, Golden Cockerel Press: 1939

Seller ID: 11497


Eight engravings by Geoffrey Wales. Reprinted from the rare 1622 edition. #229 of 300 copies. Tall 8vo. 88pp. Quarter leather and beige cloth (a bit spotted). Very clean inside. Very good. View more info

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The Living Past of Greece : a time-traveller's tour of historic and prehistoric places.

By: BURN, A.R. and Mary.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston & Toronto, Little, Brown & Company: 1980

Seller ID: 33114


First American edition. Foreword by Lawrence Durrell. Small 4to. 288pp, well illustrated with black & white photographs, maps and diagrams. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (light creasing on back). Light offsetting on half-title page. Lacks front free endpaper. Good+ ISBN 0316117102 View more info

Population, Economy, and Society in Pre-Industrial England.

By: CHAMBERS, J.D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1972

Seller ID: 18141


Edited with a Preface and Introduction by W.A. Armstrong. 162pp. Soft covers (spine faded). Pages yellowed. Good. View more info

TRAVELS IN ASIA MINOR 1764 - 1765.

By: CHANDLER, Richard.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Trustees of the British Museum: 1971

Seller ID: 11355


Edited and abridged by Edith Clay. Appreciation of William Pars by Andrew Wilton. 253pp, colour frontis, b&w plates. Cloth with d/w (spine sunned, head and tail of spine and corners rubbed, small scuff on front). Very good. View more info

England's Yeomen : from life in the nineteenth century.

By: CHARLESWORTH, Maria Louisa.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Jackson, & Halliday: 1861

Seller ID: 23626


404pp, illustrated frontispiece and title page. Original blind decorated blue cloth with gilt spine titling (some rubbing, spine discoloured, corners bumped). Edges discoloured. Half a dozen light spots on first couple of leaves; a couple of small pressed flowers with associated light staining, and some small patches of light staining where others may have been present; otherwise interior clean and fresh. Owner's inscription on Preface page. Good+. *** Improving fiction,... View more info

World Prehistory: in new perspective.

By: CLARK, Grahame.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 27707


Third edition. xx, 554pp, well illustrated with black and white photographs, maps, line drawings. Index . Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a little yellowed, lower front creased). Owner's name-plate on front free endpaper. A good+ clean copy. ISBN 0521215064 View more info

The Mastery of The Pacific.

By: COLQUHOUN, Archibald, R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1902

Seller ID: 22099


With special maps and one hundred and twenty-two illustrations from original sketches and photographs. xvi, 415pp, 40 b&w plates, text illus, 3 folding coloured maps. Original blue cloth, map in blind on the upper board, extremities rubbed. The stitching a little strained in a couple of places, but the binding solid. Some foxing, a few pages unopened, and the last pair opened roughly leaving torn edges. A good clean copy. ***SE Asia and the Pacific in the later colo... View more info

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The Diaspora Story : the epic story of the Jewish people among the nations.

By: COMAY, Joan.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1981

Seller ID: 34666


In association with Beth Hatefutsoth - the Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora, Tel Aviv. Large 8vo. 288pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0297778544 View more info

Code Number 72. Ben Franklin: Patriot or Spy?

By: CURREY, Cecil B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Eaglewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall: 1972

Seller ID: 33309


xi, 331pp, black & white illustrations. Cloth (a couple of tiny bumps) with dustwrapper (spine faded, small felt pen mark obscuring price on front flap). Page edges and margins yellowed. Good+ ISBN 0131394932 View more info

AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ARCHAEOLOGY.

By: DANIEL, Glyn (ed).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1978

Seller ID: 9822


4to. 224pp, b/w illus. Cloth with d/w. Very good. View more info

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After Tamerlane : the global history of Empire since 1405.

By: DARWIN, John.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury: 2008

Seller ID: 34902


576pp, 9 illustrations, 23 maps. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1596913932 View more info

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After Tamerlane : the global history of empire.

By: DARWIN, John.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2007

Seller ID: 35414


8vo. 576pp, some illustrations and maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0713996676 View more info

Image for Gairloch in North-West Ross-Shire : its records, traditions, inhabitants, and natural history, with a guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree, and a map and illustrations.

Gairloch in North-West Ross-Shire : its records, traditions, inhabitants, and natural history, with a guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree, and a map and illustrations.

By: DIXON, John H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Co-operative Printing Co: 1886

Seller ID: 32312


xlviii, 436pp, errata slip, frontis & 2 other plates (all with tissue guards), numerous text illustrations, folding map. Original blue-green cloth with printed illustration on the upper board; spine dulled and quite rubbed at head and tail and along the joints. The endpapers are cracking at the gutter but binding solid, bookplate on front paste-down with another owner's name stamp on it, and his name written on the title-page. Edges yellowed but clean inside. A good copy... View more info

The Life and Times of Henry V.

By: EARLE, Peter.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1993

Seller ID: 27389


Introduction by the general editor of the series, Antonia Fraser. Large 8vo. 224pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 0297831917 View more info

The Life of Charlemagne.

By: Einhard the Frank.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1970

Seller ID: 18099


Translated and with an Introduction by Lewis Thorpe. Tall 8vo. 88pp, colour plates, map, genealogical tree, decorated endpapers. Papered boards (simile vellum), gilt device on the upper, with the slipcase (slight fading and a trifle rubbed at the opening. A very good clean copy, in a good-only slipcase. View more info

The Forging of the Modern State: Early Industrial Britain 1783-1870.

By: EVANS, Eric J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Longman: 1996

Seller ID: 26476


(Foundations of Modern Britain). Second edition. xv, 486pp, 2 double-page maps, 4 maps. Bibliography and Index. Soft covers (creased corner back cover). Very good. View more info

Millenium.

By: Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Bantam: 1995

Seller ID: 26506


First edition. 830pp, illustrated. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Owner's name. Very good. ISBN 0593025296 *** 'A history of our last thousand years.' View more info

Highways and Byways in Leicestershire.

By: FIRTH, J.B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1926

Seller ID: 18372


Illustrations by Frederick L. Griggs. 434pp, pencil illus, folding map at rear. Original cloth (a little rubbing on extremities, corners lightly bumped). Offsetting on half-title and last page. Bookplate on front paste-down. Very good. View more info

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The Art of Heraldry : an encyclopaedia of armory.

By: FOX-DAVIES, Arthur Charles.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1976

Seller ID: 12548


Reprint (first published 1904.) Large thick 4to. 504pp, 153 full-page plates and 1135 other illustrations, in b&w. Red cloth, lettered in black, with dustwrapper (spine faded and chipped at head and tail, now in protective sleeve). Owner's name. A very good clean copy in a good wrapper. ***NOTE: this is heavy item and will require an additional shipping charge. View more info

Lustreware of Spain.

By: FROTHINGHAM, Alice Wilson.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hispanic Society of America: 1951

Seller ID: 21857


(Hispanic Notes & Monographs, Peninsular Series.) Tall 8vo. 310pp, 221 illustrations (including tipped-in coloured frontis). Red cloth (without dustwrapper, as issued?), blind-stamped crest and gilt title on the upper board, spine slightly faded. A very good clean copy. Leaflet for the Society loosely inserted. View more info

The History Today Companion to British History.

By: GARDINER, Juliet & Neil Wenborn.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins and Brown: 1995

Seller ID: 29189


840pp, 9 maps. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 1855851784 View more info

As I Saw It From Shanti Niwas : records of my retirement 1969-1984.

By: GIBSON, Jack.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ajmer, India, Author: 1992

Seller ID: 20930


Gift inscription by the author on ffep. 191pp, colour photographs. Original cloth (spotted, small stains on back) with dustwrapper (price clipped). Endpapers and edges spotted. Occasional faint spot in margins, but interior generally clean and fresh. Crinkling on rear paste-down. Good+. ***Continues on from the author's 'As I Saw It: records of a crowded life in India 1937-1969' (1976). View more info

OTHER MIDDLE AGES. Witnesses at the Margins of Medieval Society.

By: GOODICH, Michael (ed).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1998

Seller ID: 15420


The Middle Ages series. 265pp. Soft covers (slightly rubbed). Very good. View more info

Secrets of the Prison-House, or Gaol Studies and Sketches.

By: GRIFFITHS, Arthur.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1894

Seller ID: 27529


2 volumes. Illustrations by George D. Rowlandson. xii, 480pp, frontis & 34 illus, publisher's catalogue; viii, 516pp, frontis & 25 illus. Original green cloth, decorations in gilt on upper boards, black rules; somewhat faded, spines sunned, a few marks. The edges are browned and with a few spots, the ink stamp of the Inspector-General of Penal Establishments, Victoria [Australia] appears throughout (more frequently than one would have thought necessary). Otherwise... View more info

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1914 : the year the world ended.

By: HAM, Paul.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, William Heinemann Australia: 2013

Seller ID: 32941


8vo. 704pp, maps, 16pp colour and b&w illustrations, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1864711426 View more info

Examples of San Bernardino.

By: HARRISON, Ada (chosen by).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Gerald Howe: 1926

Seller ID: 18503


Illustrated by Robert Austin. 1050 copies thus. 151pp, line illus. Original cloth with blind decorative device on top board and dustwrapper (some wear, now in protective sleeve). Slight offsetting on free eps. Very good. View more info

LIBERTY AGAINST THE LAW. Some Seventeenth - Century Controversies.

By: HILL, Christopher.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1996

Seller ID: 13692


354pp. Original cloth-textured papered boards with d/w (back very lightly rubbed). Near fine. View more info

A Short History of Manning Clark.

By: HOLT, Stephen.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St Leonards, Allen & Unwin: 1999

Seller ID: 26948


xii, 260pp, black & white photographs and illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Edges yellowed, otherwise very good. ISBN 1865080594 View more info

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Reading the Past : ancient writing from Cuneiform to the Alphabet.

By: HOOKER, J.T. (introduced by).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 33112


Small 4to. 384pp, black & white illustrations, photographs and maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Small owner's name on front free endpaper. Very good ISBN 0714180726 ***Chapters by J.T. Hooker, C.B.F. Walker, W.V. Davies, John Chadwick, John F. Healey, B.F. Cook and Larissa Bonfante. View more info

Balloon Over Britain.

By: HORNAK, Angelo.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books/National Trust: 1991

Seller ID: 28192


Oblong octavo. 127pp, lavishly illustrated with colour photographs. Index. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper (a little shopworn). Very good. ISBN 0744504449 View more info

A History of Matrimonial Institutions : chiefly in England and the United States with an introductory analysis of the literature and the theories of primitive marriage and the family. [3 volumes]

By: HOWARD, George Elliott.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Humanities Press: 1964

Seller ID: 18453


Three volumes. 473, 497, 449pp. Blue cloth (a little rubbing, some corners lightly bumped). Slight stain (coffee?) on lower edges vols 1 and 2 (confined to edges, not extending into margins), otherwise a good to very good clean set.. Owner's small name stamp on ffep each volume, View more info

The Book of Exploration.

By: HOWGEGO, Ray.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 2009

Seller ID: 28013


4to.360pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0297855387 ***Arranged simply and chronologically, beautifully illustrated with contemporary maps, paintings, journal entries and other artefacts. By the author of the magisterial four-volume Encyclopedia of Exploration (2003-08). View more info

Encyclopedia of Exploration, 1850 to 1940: continental exploration. [Volume 4 of 4]

By: HOWGEGO, Raymond John.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hordern House: 2008

Seller ID: 24773


Thick 4to. 1047pp. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ***The fourth and final volume of this major new reference work concentrates exclusively on the history of exploration and travel in the continental mainlands between 1850 and 1940, with 950 major articles. The index provides immediate access to the lives and achievements of nearly 4000 explorers, travellers and participants in expeditions, many of whom have received little previous attention or have never... View more info

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The Romanovs : ruling Russia 1613-1917.

By: HUGHES, Lindsey.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Continuum: 2008

Seller ID: 35242


xviii, 308pp, illustrations, family trees. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (slight wear at head of spine,now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 1847252133 View more info

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The Restoration : a political and religious history of England and Wales 1658-1667.

By: HUTTON, Ronald.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 10019


Large 8vo. 379pp, b&w plates. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Decies no 59. Journal of the Waterford Archaeological & Historical Society.

By: Irish History:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Waterford, The Society: 2003

Seller ID: 33281


Small 4to. 258pp, illustrated. Soft covers, spine a little sunned. A very good clean copy. *** With nine articles on the Young Irelander Thomas Francis Meagher (he 'of the Sword'), transported to Van Diemen's Land, leader of Irish Brigade in the American Civil War and Territorial Secretary of Montana. View more info

Ingenious Pursuits : building the scientific revolution.

By: JARDINE, Lisa.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown & Co: 1999

Seller ID: 29815


444pp, illustrated in b&w and colour, pictorial endpapers, bibliography, index. Cloth-textured papered boards. Very good. ISBN 0333638107 View more info

Genealogical Research Directory 1981. Australasian Edition.

By: JOHNSON, Keith A. and Malcolm R. Sainty (editors).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Library of Australian History: 1981

Seller ID: 24288


In two parts. 151pp, 200pp, advertisements. Soft covers. Owner's names on first leaf of each volume. Very good. View more info

Cortés.

By: JOHNSON, William Weber.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson of London: 1977

Seller ID: 19044


Library of World Biography series. 238pp, b&w frontis portrait, map eps. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (tiny chips at head and tail of spine). Light spotting on top edges, otherwise very good. ISBN 0091284805 View more info