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Person of Consequence: Queen Victoria and Her Circle

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Random House: 1979

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001329


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, edition not stated, 798gms, 208 pages, illustrated endpapers. In this book the author draws a vivid picture of Victoria and the people who influenced her in both her public and private life. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in fair to good condition with moderate shelf wear, scuffing and a few small nicks and tears, otherwise no other pr... View more info

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Rebellion or Revolution?: England from Civil War to Restoration

By: Aylmer, G.E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISEUR58


Softcover, reprint edition, 222gms, 274 pages. A history of England between 1640 and 1660. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration throguhout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all. View more info

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What's in a Street Name?

By: Badsey-Ellis, Antony

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Capital History: 2011

Edition: Second and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR122


Softcover, second and enlarged edition, 104gms, 80 pages. This book references the street names of London. In these names, the occupations, owners, nationalities, and even hobbies of the people who lived in London, often centuries ago, are recorded. Book is in very good condition with only minor wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Battle of Britain: A Day-By-Day Chronicle (10 July 1940 to 31 October 1940)

By: Bishop, Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Quercus: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO202


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1410gms, 391 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is the definitive account of 20th century Britain's 'finest hour' from a master of popular historical narrative. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg an... View more info

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Roman Britain and Early England 55 B.C- A.D 871: A History of England (Volume 1)

By: Blair, Peter. Hunter

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Thomas Nelson And Sons Ltd: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR36


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 600gms 292 pages, blank endpapers. Despite the paucity of eye-witness accounts, the author has presented a comprehensive, fascinating study not only of the military vicissitudes of the Roman occupation but also of the provincial government, town and country life, communications and religious beliefs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to page edges and s... View more info

Image for Britain's Secret Heritage: Mysterious Britain (#1); The Quest for Arthur's Britain (#2); and The Changing Face of Britain (#3) - All 3 Volumes Presented in Slipcase

Britain's Secret Heritage: Mysterious Britain (#1); The Quest for Arthur's Britain (#2); and The Changing Face of Britain (#3) - All 3 Volumes Presented in Slipcase

By: Bord, Janet; Bord, Colin; Ashe, Geoffrey; and Hyams, Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Herts, England, Paladin: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISEUR29


All three volumes are softcovers presented in a pictorial laminated slipcase, reprint, 1080gms, 287 pages (#1), 238 pages (#2), 256 pages (#3). Books are in good condition with moderate general wear and mild page discolouration throughout. Slip case is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Books weigh over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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RAF Operations 1918-1938

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, England, William Kimber & Co. Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR23


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 692gms, 320 pages, blank endpapers. This carefully research and fascinating history, amply illustrated with many unusual photographs, fills a gap in aviation literature and sets the record straight over the so-called years of peace. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a pen marking from a previous owner on the inside front endpape... View more info

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English Country Churches

By: Brabbs, Derry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR23


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 725gms, 160 pages, beige coloured endpapers. This book is a celebration of English churches, which despite their basic arrangement of tower, nave, aisles and chancel are so varied in their architecture, regional styles, structural materials, personalities and settings that they present an endless feast, each one combining familiarity with surprise and pleasure. Book is in very good condition with... View more info

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Fight Against Slavery, The

By: Brady, Terence; Jones, Evan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR9


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 144 pages, illustrated endpapers. In 1750 John Newton set sail for West Africa from Liverpool. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some very mild page discoloration. Dust jacket is in good condition with no visible shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postag... View more info

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Devon Villages

By: Burton, S. H.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, England, Robert Hale & Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAUK23


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 496gms, 192 pages, blue endpapers. This book encourages the reader to make their own discoveried about the villages of Devon; a starting point from which to begin a delightful and rewarding journey. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discoloration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket is price slipped and... View more info

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Prisons and Punishments of London

By: Byrne, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Harrap Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR92


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 788g, 211pgs. This book is the first full survey of London's many prisons throughout the ages, from the Tower to Pentonville, and of the punishments meted out to felons. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription from the previous owner on the inside front page. Dust jacket is in very good condition with on... View more info

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Oxford Companion to British History, The

By: Cannon, John (ed)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The Softback Preview: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISEUR119


Softcover, first thus, 1815gms, 1044 pages. A monumental 2000 years of British history - from 55 BC to the present day - in a single convenient volume. Book is in very good condition with only very minor wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book will weigh almost 2kg with packaging and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Oxford Companion to British History, The

By: Cannon, John (ed)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The Softback Preview: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISEUR121


Softcover, first thus, 1815gms, 1044 pages. A monumental 2000 years of British history - from 55 BC to the present day - in a single convenient volume. Book is in very good condition with only very minor wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book will weigh almost 2kg with packaging and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Blind Man's Vision: The Story of St Dunstan's in Words and Pictures

By: Castleton, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, St Dunstan's: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR93


Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 786g, 158pgs. This is the story of Arthur Pearson, who set up an organisation known as St Dunstan's dedicated to helping returned servicemen from the Western Front who had been blinded, lead full and independently satisfying lives. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription from the previous owner on th... View more info

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Emperor of the United States of America and Other Magnificent British Eccentrics, The

By: Caufield, Catherine

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, England, Routledge: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK243


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 578gms, 223 pages. This book features short biographies of 104 of the greatest British eccentrics. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, previous owner's stamp is found on inside front blank enpaper. Dust jacket shows only light shelf wear but has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sex Lives of the Kings and Queens of England, The

By: Cawthorne, Nigel

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, England, Prion: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000300


Hardcover book with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 192pp, weighs 1010gms. This is an irreverent expose of the Monarchs from Henry VIII to the Present Day. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dustjacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Winston S. Churchill: Volume 1 - Youth - 1874-1900

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Heinemann: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK163


Hardcover with red boards, no dust jacket, first edition, 1195g, 608pgs. The first volume in the biography of Winston S Churchill. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with minor shelf wear and scuffing. Dust jacket is missing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Winston S. Churchill: Youth 1874-1900 (Vol #1)

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Heinemann: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK339


Hardcover with red boards and dust jacket, first edition, 1205gms, 608 pages. The first volume in the definitive biography of Winston S. Churchill as written by his son Randolph S. Churchill. This volume covers the years from his birth to his return to England from an American lecture tour on the day of Queen Victoria's funeral in order to embark on his political career. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting thr... View more info

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Island Race, The

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Devon, England, Webb & Bower Ltd: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000699


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 2060gms, 313 pages. This book is an abridgement by Timothy Baker of the four volumes of 'A History of English Speaking Peoples' by Sir Winston Churchill. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear but has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Croydon Airport and the Battle for Britain 1939-1940

By: Cluett, Douglas; Bogle, Joanna; and Learmonth, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Surrey, England, London Borough of Sutton Libraries and Arts Services: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR54


Softcover, first edition, 338gms, 166 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info