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THE HERITAGE OF WALES

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Swansea, Celtic Publications: 1970

Seller ID: 20717


Stapled binding, b/w and colour photos of scenery, historic ruins, monuments and buildings. 250gms weight; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 62 pages View more info

SINO-BRITISH JOINT DECLARATION ON THE QUESTION OF HONG KONG (INITIALLED TEXT)

By: N/A

Price: $31.15

Publisher: Hong Kong, Xinhua News Agency (Hong Kong Branch): 1984

Seller ID: 21666


Stapled booklet, red lettering on cover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 36 pages View more info

BRIGHTON IN COLOUR Official Guide of the County Borough of Brighton 1950-51

By: N/A

Price: $37.75

Publisher: Brighton Publicity Commission:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21953


Crease to back cover bottom corner; Spiral bound with clear plastic sheet cover. Designed and written by Brighton Corporation Publicity Department. Information booklet with scenes of Brighton's attractions and local adverts. Especially holiday accommodation. 200gms weight ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 78. pages View more info

STOW-ON-THE-WOLD QUINCENTENARY Official History and Guide

By: N/A

Price: $17.13

Publisher: Co-Ordinating Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 22015


Stapled binding. Official handbook and guide. Blue flyer programme of events for the 12 months loosely inserted. Numerous ads from local businesses as well as local history. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages View more info

CHURCHILL The Struggle for Survival 1940/65. Taken from the Diaries of Lord Moran

By: N/A

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1966

Seller ID: 25654


Index, Contains extracts from the candid diaries of Churchill's doctor Lord Moran, his devoted friend and confidant. Sheds light on how the great man faced up to and absorbed the strain of events during the war years, the tremendous burden of his responsibilities, and his extraordinary resolution. Heavy book extra postage required.1.75kg weight ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 830 pages View more info

Devon and Cornwall - in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $8.54

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1679


Index -128 pages. Black and white photographs of Devon and Cornwall, undated, glossy paper, 128p, index. Cover is worn & rubbed, with tears to all edges. ; 4to View more info

The Jacobite Rising of 1715

By: N/A

Price: $10.39

Publisher: Edinburgh, Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Scotland: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9001


32p, stapled booklet illustrated, maps and portraits from the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. ; 8vo View more info

England Today in Pictures with an Introduction by A. G. Street

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Books Ltd: 1947

Seller ID: 2796


384p, nearly 400 illustrations. Published in 1947 this "book mirrors life in England now. It shows people at work and at play ... These photographs have captured the very spirit of english life. " Light foxing on ffep, owner's name on top edge. Dust jacket chipped and worn at top edge, and at abse of spine. Lots of now historic photos of daily life.; 8vo View more info

READER'S DIGEST BOOK OF THE ROAD Incorporating the Ordnance Survey Four Miles to the Inch Series

By: N/A

Price: $44.50

Publisher: London, Reader's Digest: 1966

Seller ID: 23067


Plastic cover shows wear ; Numerous foldout maps of England, ideal for family history research. 800gms weight; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 408 pages View more info

TREASURES OF BRITAIN AND TREASURES OF IRELAND

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Drive Publications: 1968

Seller ID: 21136


Covered in clear plastic, tape marks on endpapers. Owner's name top edge of title page; Index, published for the Automobile Association , foldout maps. 1.8kg weight; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 670 pages View more info

The King to His People : Being the Speeches and Messages of His Majesty King George the Fifth Delivered between July 1911 and May 1935

By: N/A

Price: $22.43

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7712


314p. Library stamps to endpapers. Lining of front hinge split but still holding. Chip to side of spine binding, minimal foxing.; Ex-Library; 12mo View more info

CELTIC MYTHOLOGY

By: N/A

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Scotland, Geddes & Grosset: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17995


Based on a text by Charles Squire. Describes customs, legends of the Celts, Gaelic Gods, British Gods, A-z guide. 1.25kg weight ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 480 pages View more info

ALL CHANGE HONG KONG

By: Adley, Robert

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom, Blandford Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14818


History of the colony of Hong Kong, the politics involved in the lease agreement with China, and possible scenarios after 1997. Unclipped jacket, index, maps, treaties and bibliography. 250gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

THE CONGRESS DANCES Vienna 1814 -1815

By: Alsop, Susan Mary

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19438


Index, unclipped jacket. 500gms weight ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 228 pages View more info

A BRIEF HISTORY OF BRITISH KINGS AND QUEENS British Royal History from Alfred the Great to the Present

By: Ashley, Mike

Price: $19.19

Publisher: London, Robinson Publishing: 2002

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 20242


Surface creases to spine, firm and square. ; Index, notes and bibliography, Chronology, Royal Consorts, Royal Family trees, "A readable and comprehensive reference of British monarchs. Weight 580 grams; Brief Histories; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 528 pages View more info

PERSONS OF CONSEQUENCE Queen Victoria and Her Circle

By: Auchinloss, Louis

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1979

Seller ID: 28024


Unclipped jacket. Index. B/w and some colour illustrations. Study of those who influenced and supported Queen Victoria, her governess, husband, children, courtiers and Prime Ministers. 720gms weight; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 210 pages View more info

POLITICAL TERMS AND FAMILIAR POLITICAL ALLUSIONS

By: Baker, E. Conrad

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Forum Books: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19663


Owner's name title page, marks to text in political theories and creeds chapter. Surface wear to jacket; Terms and definitions for politics, finance, parliament, unions. Weight 200 grams ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 78 pages View more info

"Country Life" Book of the Living History of Britain The Story of Britain's History, its Heritage and the Formation of its Landscape

By: Balchin, W. G. V. (Ed)

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1981

Seller ID: 27794


Darkened edge top jacket, small split top corner back jacket. Small gift inscription on half title page. ; Unclipped jacket has list of subjects covered - Birth of Britain through to the Towards a Post-Industrial Britain. Some foldout pages , index .2Kg weight; Color Illustrations; 13.20 X 9 X 1.20 inches; 256 pages View more info

A VERY ENGLISH DECEIT The Secret History of the South Sea Bubble and the First Great Financial Scandal

By: Balen, Malcolm

Price: $21.25

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2003

Seller ID: 20278


Index, bibliography. Weight 250 grams. Remainder mark to base; Remainder; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 260 pages View more info

Taming the Jungle The Men Who Made British Malaya

By: Barr, Pat

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg Ltd: 1977

Seller ID: 28375


Covered in plastic ; Reading copy, ex-library, usual marks and stamps etc. Describes lives and times of ealry Victorians who colonised Malayan peninsula - exploit, administer and modernise. Index, bibliography, historic photos; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages View more info