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181 Smith, Lacey Baldwin The Horizon Book of the Elizabethan World
London Paul Hamlyn 1967 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 416 pages Contains a history of the period, over 400 plates, and three 16 page anthologies of Elizabethan writings. This is a heavy book and will attract additional postage costs. Please check with us first. ID247130 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The London Heretics, Smith, Warren S.
182 Smith, Warren S. The London Heretics
London Constable & Co. Ltd 1967 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 319 pages A study of the whole range of Christian and non-Christian seekers of the truth on the London scene of 1870-1914 - the secularists, the positivists, the new Christians, the Quakers the Catholic modernists, the Unitarians and Liberal Christians, the Theosophists and Spiritualists. ID146908 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Concise History of Britain, Speck, W.A.
183 Speck, W.A. A Concise History of Britain
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1999 0521367026 / 9780521367028 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 210 pages ID113492 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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184 Speck, W.A. Stability and Strife England 1714-1760
London Edward Arnold 1984 0713159758 / 9780713159752 Reprint Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 311pages ID5730 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Historical Memorials of Canterbury., Stanley, Arthur
185 Stanley, Arthur Historical Memorials of Canterbury.
London John Murray 1912 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Spine lightly sun-faded. Previous owners details to Front Paste Down. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 290 pages The Landing of Augustine, The Murder of Becket, Edward the Black Prince, Becket's Shrine. ID294999 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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186 Stansky, Peter (Editor) The Victorian Revolution
New York New Viewpoints 1973 0531064824 / 9780531064825 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Covered in Clear Plastic taped to covers. 419 pages Government and society in Victoria's Britain. ID210337 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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English Fairs, Starsmore, Ian
187 Starsmore, Ian English Fairs
London Thames & Hudson 1975 0500050252 / 9780500050255 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some very faint foxing to edges of preliminary pages. DJ spine lightly faded. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 128pages Looks at a variety of famous fairs from both the technical and entertainment angle. ID221326 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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188 Strang, Lord Britain in World Affairs Henry VIII to Elizabeth II
London Faber & Faber 1961 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket, DJ protected. FFEP missing else a near fine copy in Very Good Dustjacket. 426pages ID13011 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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189 Sutherland, Douglas Portrait of a Decade. London Life 1945-1955
London Harrap 1988 0245545611 / 9780245545610 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 239 pages ID86579 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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190 Taine, Hippolyte Taine's Notes on England
London Thames & Hudson 1957 Hardback 
Octavo Size. GOOD+ condition. No dustjacket. Stamp to prelims. Black & white illustrations. Very clean and tight copy. 296 pages ID197671 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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English History 1914-1945, Taylor, A.J.P.
191 Taylor, A.J.P. English History 1914-1945
London Oxford at The Clarendon Press 1965 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Minor stain to page edges and jacket edge. DJ spine is age-toned. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. B/w maps [some fold-out] & graphs 709 pages One of the classic history texts of this era. ID230085 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Seen and Not Heard. A Garland of Fancies for Victorian Children, Temple, Nigel (Selected and Introduced)
192 Temple, Nigel (Selected and Introduced) Seen and Not Heard. A Garland of Fancies for Victorian Children
Richmond Vic Hutchinson Australia 1970 009104040X / 9780091040406 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Colour and black & white illustrations. 272 pages A selection of the tracts, improving tales and pious horror stories for children all of which show the Victorians at their most Victorian. Gives a vivid picture of the domestic life and leisure of Victorian families. ID279436 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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1940 Year of Legend Year of History, Thompson, Laurence
193 Thompson, Laurence 1940 Year of Legend Year of History
London Collins 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Map. 254 pages ID284525 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Bayeux Tapestry and the Norman Invasion With an Introduction and Translation from the Contemporary Account of William of Poitiers, Thorpe, Lewis (Introduction and Translation)
194 Thorpe, Lewis (Introduction and Translation) The Bayeux Tapestry and the Norman Invasion With an Introduction and Translation from the Contemporary Account of William of Poitiers
London The Folio Society 1979 Reprint Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in a Good+ Slipcase. Slipcase faded at edges. Book vry lightly faded at spine. Illustrated with colour plates. 110 pages ID296490 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Beyond the Inhabited World. Roman Britain (The Mirror of Britain Series), Thwaite, Anthony
195 Thwaite, Anthony Beyond the Inhabited World. Roman Britain (The Mirror of Britain Series)
London Andre Deutsch 1976 0233967907 / 9780233967905 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A couple of patches on the dustjacket where laminate is lifted - still a nice copy. Illustrated with colour plates, black and white photographs and drawings. 123 pages Britain from 55 BC to 410 AD. ID279991 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Aristocrats . Caroline, Emily, Louisa and Sarah Lennox 1740-1832, Tillyard, Stella
196 Tillyard, Stella Aristocrats . Caroline, Emily, Louisa and Sarah Lennox 1740-1832
London The Folio Society 2007 0701159332 / 9780701159337 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in Near Fine slipcase. Illustrated with colour plates. Foreword by the author. 425 pages The story of the four Lennox sisters and their turbulent lives which spanned the Georgian period of English and Irish history. ID293380 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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England Under the Stuarts, Trevelyan, George Macaulay
197 Trevelyan, George Macaulay England Under the Stuarts
London The Folio Society 1997 4th Printing Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in Near Fine slipcase. Colour and black & white illustrations. Three (3) maps plus endpaper maps. xxiv, 503 pages Introduction to this edition by David Cannadine. Part of The Folio Society 'History of England' series ID220868 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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English Gascony 1399-1453: A Study of War, Government and Politics During the Later Stages of the Hundred Years' War, Vale, M.G.A.
198 Vale, M.G.A. English Gascony 1399-1453: A Study of War, Government and Politics During the Later Stages of the Hundred Years' War
London Oxford University Press 1970 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket - now protected in plastic sleeve. DJ is chipped at corners and spine ends with several small holes to rear flap edge. Book has light foxing to free endpapers and upper edge. Interior text clean. Illustrated with Black and White Maps. 271 pages Examines the area of France which had been in English hands since the middle of the twelfth century. The war aims of Henry lV, Henry V, and Henry Vl are considered in detail and the problem of Gascon allegiance to England is analysed by means of a study of the political behaviour of the Gascon nobility. A short epilogue traces the impact of French rule on the area after the expulsion of the English in 1453. ID257884 
Price: 70.00 AUD
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199 Vansittart, Peter Happy and Glorious An Anthology of Royalty
London Collins 1988 0002177633 / 9780002177634 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. NEAR FINE copy in VERY GOOD dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a mylar (plastic) sleeve. Remainder mark to bottom-edge. 404 pages ID194622 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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The Scottish Annual & The Braemar Gathering Book 1957, Various
200 Various The Scottish Annual & The Braemar Gathering Book 1957
Arbroath The Herald Press 1957 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Yapp edges are a little frayed and mildly discoloured; light marking to pale coloured portions of covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Also includes a program of events. 26, lxiv pages Braemar Gathering has been held since 1832. This book celebrating the 1953 Gathering contains stories and articles as well as a wealth of advertising and photographs. ID287605 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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