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The First Churchill  Marlborough: Soldier and Statesman, Barnett, Correlli
21 Barnett, Correlli The First Churchill Marlborough: Soldier and Statesman
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1974 1st US Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 288 pages Biography of John Churchill the 1st Duke of Marlborough and the hero of the battle of Blenheim ID196255 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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An Essay on the Nature of Contemporary England, Belloc, Hilaire
22 Belloc, Hilaire An Essay on the Nature of Contemporary England
London Constable 1937 1st Edition Hardback 80 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Some age darkening to spine. Endpapers lightly tanned and light wear to the spine ends. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. ix, 80pp Organised thus: Introduction; The Three Characteristics; The Stuff; England is an Aristocratic State; England is Protestant; England is Commercial; Conclusion. ID239622 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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23 Bennet, G.P. The Past at Work Around the Lomonds
Scotland Markinch Publishing 1970 Staple Bound 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. A little marking to lower corner of rear cover. Ink mark to upper corner of title page. Black & white photographs as well as black and white drawings and maps.illustrations. 72 pages A history of the industry which existed in the valley of the river Leven in Fife, Scotland, from Loch Leven to Cameron Bridge. Includes coal and iron production, flax and paper, spinning and weaving. ID253877 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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24 Bentley, Michael Politics Without Democracy 1815-1914
London Fontana 1984 0006358357 / 9780006358350 Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Remainder mark to fore edge. Interior starting to yellow. 446 pages ID216193 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Bolingbroke & Harley, Biddle, Sheila
25 Biddle, Sheila Bolingbroke & Harley
New York Alfred A Knopf 1974 0394469747 / 9780394469744 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. 307 pages A Double portrait of two great statesmen whose early friendship - and later violent rivalry - profoundly influenced the age of Queen Anne. ID292802 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Ireland Harbinger of the Middle Ages, Bieler, Ludwig
26 Bieler, Ludwig Ireland Harbinger of the Middle Ages
London Oxford University Press 1963 1st English Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good (price-clipped) Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Some light tanning to page edges. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. - several of the small colour plates are tipped in. Black & white drawings and maps. 148 pages A history of Irish culture from the beginning of Christianity until the Carolingian Empire. Translated by the author. ID294010 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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27 BILL, Alfred H. Astrophel or The Life and Death of the Renowned Sir Philip Sidney
New York Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. 1937 Hardcover 
Quarto Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Grey boards with red lettering. Slight fading on Board edges and Spine. Faint stain to rear top edge. Illustrated with b/w plates. Previous Owners names to Preliminary Pages. 372 pages ID206213 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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28 Birley, Anthony Life in Roman Britain
London B.T. Batsford Limited 1972 0713414561 / 9780713414561 4th impression Hardcover 
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. Black & white illustrations. 176 pages ID197819 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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29 Bland, James The Common Hangman: English and Scottish Hangmen Before the Abolition of Public Executions
London Ian Henry Publications 1984 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. DJ Slightly rubbed. Black & white illustrations. 173 pages The lives of executioners officiating in several English, Welsh and Scottish towns. ID248853 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Imperial Achievement. The Rise and Transformation of the British Empire, Bowle, John
30 Bowle, John The Imperial Achievement. The Rise and Transformation of the British Empire
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1975 1st US Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - DJ has some closed tears and some small loss to rear panel - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 484 pages ID278766 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Few Royal Occasions, Bradbury, Sue [Selected by]
31 Bradbury, Sue [Selected by] A Few Royal Occasions
London The Folio Society 1977 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in pictorial boards. No dustjacket or slipcase as issued in this case. Introduction by John Letts. 64 pages This was published as an additional title outside the general programme. Consists of brief sketches of royal events drawn from a variety of (usually) contemporary sources as published in Folio Society books over the previous thirty years. ID259316 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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32 Bradford, Ernle Wall of England - The Channel's 200 Years of History
London Country Life 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ is lightly stained on underside - now protected in Mylar cover. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 112 pages ID207707 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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33 Bradley, Ian The Call to Seriousness the Evangelical Impact on the Victorians
London Jonathan Cape 1976 0224011626 / 9780224011624 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo size. Near Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Main fault is the tape stains on the endpapers. 224pages ID174231 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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34 Braithwaite, Brian; Walsh, Noelle, Davies, Glyn (Compilers) Ragtime to Wartime. The Best of Good Housekeeping 1922-1939
London Leopard 1995 0752900455 / 9780752900452 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 23cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Laminated pictorial boards. Previous owner's neat stamp to half-title page. Black & white illustrations. Endpapers decorated with front covers of Good Housekeeping 192 pages Articles on fashion, contemporary fiction, from 1922-1939 from ' Good Housekeeping', the pre-eminent women's magazine in the Twenties and Thirties. Includes contributions from Ogden Nash, Eric Linklater, Virginia Woolf and Beverley Nichols. ID274061 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Social History of England, Briggs, Asa
35 Briggs, Asa A Social History of England
London Book Club Associates 1983 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 320 pages This major work by one of England's foremost historians, designed for students and general readers, brings alive one of today's most popular and exciting branches of history. ID284590 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Victorian Cities, Briggs, Asa
36 Briggs, Asa Victorian Cities
London Odhams Books Limited 1964 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is chipped at edges. Book has a couple of spots of foxing to preliminary pages and some foxing to top edge. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 416 pages Examines the Victorian cities with especial reference to Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Middlesbrough, Melbourne (Australia) and London. ID294629 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Victorian People.  Some Reassessements of People, Institutions, Ideas and Events, Briggs, Asa
37 Briggs, Asa Victorian People. Some Reassessements of People, Institutions, Ideas and Events
London Odhams Press Limited 1954 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good condition in Good dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A clean and tidy copy but with wear and significant tape stains to endpapers. 317 pages ID294141 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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38 Brook, R. The Story of Eltham Palace
London George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd 1960 1st Hardcover b/w plates & fold out maps 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has chip to base of spine and some light wear to corners and edges. Illustrated with black and white plates and diagrams. 3 fold-out maps. Maps to endpapers. 80pages Brief history of this medieval palace from Norman times to its 1930s reconstruction as Eltham Hall. ID2657 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Samuel Pepys Three Volumes: The Man in the Making; The Years of Peril; The Saviour of the Navy, Bryant, Arthur
39 Bryant, Arthur Samuel Pepys Three Volumes: The Man in the Making; The Years of Peril; The Saviour of the Navy
London Collins 1949 New Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Good dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Mild foxing to books and some faint tape stains to free endpapers. Gift notes to all volumes. DJs have mild edgewear and some discolouration, Two volumes have maps to endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White plates. ID296494 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Capital of the Mind, Buchan, James
40 Buchan, James Capital of the Mind
London John Murray 2003 0719554462 / 9780719554469 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 436 pages ID296163 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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