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Oundle and the English Public School, Flower, Raymond
81 Flower, Raymond Oundle and the English Public School
London Stacey International 1989 0905743563 / 9780905743561 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as black and white drawings/maps. 176 pages With a Foreword by Sir Peter Scott. A vivid and entertaining history of the Oundle Schools from endowment in the Elizabethan age to time of publication of the book. A history of the famous independent Northamptonshire public school. ID235015 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Lloyd's of London.  An Illustrated History, Flower, Raymond & Wynn Jones, Michael
82 Flower, Raymond & Wynn Jones, Michael Lloyd's of London. An Illustrated History
London Lloyd's of London Press Ltd 1987 1850441219 / 9781850441212 3rd Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 192 pages A completey revised and updated edition taking Lloyds into the 1980s. ID258427 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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83 Foss, Michael Undreamed Shores: England's Wasted Empire in America
London Book Club Associates 1974 Book Club ed. Hardback 
Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected. Colour and b/w illustrations. 186pages ID173394 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Fuller's Worthies Selected from The Worthies of England, Fuller, Thomas (Edited by Richard Barber)
84 Fuller, Thomas (Edited by Richard Barber) Fuller's Worthies Selected from The Worthies of England
London The Folio Society 1987 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Bookplate to Front Free End paper. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Introduction by Richard Barber. 441 pages First published in 1662 ID290480 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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London's Pride. The Glorious History Of The Capital's Gardens, Galinou, Mireille (Editor) with introduction by Sir Roy Strong
85 Galinou, Mireille (Editor) with introduction by Sir Roy Strong London's Pride. The Glorious History Of The Capital's Gardens
London Anaya Publishers 1990 1854700316 / 9781854700315 Reprint Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 224 pages ID216818 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Christians in Ulster 1968-1980, Gallagher, Eric & Worrall, Stanley
86 Gallagher, Eric & Worrall, Stanley Christians in Ulster 1968-1980
London Oxford University Press 1982 0192132377 / 9780192132376 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ spine a little faded. 241 pages. The part played by churches in the Irish 'Troubles'. ID81179 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The House of Hanover. England in the 18th Century, Garfield, Leon
87 Garfield, Leon The House of Hanover. England in the 18th Century
New York The Seabury Press 1976 081643168X / 9780816431687 1st US Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Quarter cloth boards. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and some rubbing to rear. Illustrated with colour plates and black and white drawings. 128 pages Leon Garfield examines the artistic achievements of the eighteenth century ID282728 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The First Bohemians Life and Art in London's Golden Age, Gatrell, Vic
88 Gatrell, Vic The First Bohemians Life and Art in London's Golden Age
London Penguin 2014 0718195833 / 9780718195830 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 484 pages Lively look at the social and artistic history of 18th century London. ID291428 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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The Land Question, George, Henry
89 George, Henry The Land Question
New York Robert Schalkenbach Foundation 1965 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Small closed tear to DJ (no loss) Previous Bookshop Stamp to preliminary pages. 151 pages In the Land Question Henry George discusses the distressed conditions of Ireland struggling under the yoke of English landlordism. ID287304 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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90 Girouard, Mark The Return to Camelot: Chivalry and the English Gentleman
New Haven Yale University Press 1981 0300027397 / 9780300027396 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 312 pages Towards the end of the 18th century until well into the 20th century there was a revival of the medieval code of chivalry. In this readable and often witty book the author traces the impact of the revival of chivalry in all its various aspects including politics, sport, literature, art, love and war. ID276772 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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The Life of Arthur Duke of Wellington, Gleig, G. R.
91 Gleig, G. R. The Life of Arthur Duke of Wellington
London Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer 1865 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. School prize binding - red leather with gilt decorations to spine and emblem to front cover. Boards are marked with rubbing to edges and corners. Marbled endpapers and marbled edges. Presentation plate to prelims - dated 1866. Some mild foxing to prelims with faint damp stain to edge of frontispiece. 496 pages The Peoples Edition, First published in 1862 ID295707 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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92 Gooch, G.P. English Democratic Ideas in the Seventeenth Century
New York Harper Torchbooks 1959 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 310 pages ID193003 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Lost Villages of Dorset, Good, Ronald
93 Good, Ronald The Lost Villages of Dorset
Stanbridge, Wimborne, Dorset The Dovecote Press 1987 0950351857 / 9780950351858 1st thus Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Spine and part of rear cover lightly faded. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 85 pages First published in 1979. Covers almost 1000 years of history ID281943 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The History of Myddle, Gough, Richard [ Edited with an Introduction and Notes by David Hey]
94 Gough, Richard [ Edited with an Introduction and Notes by David Hey] The History of Myddle
London The Folio Society 1983 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good+ condition. No Slip Case. Interesting 4 toned colour photographs by Tim Stephens. 313 pages Originally written at the turn of the 18th century, a local history which provides vivid insights into country life in Stuart England. ID249968 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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F.C.G.'s Froissart's Modern Chronicles 1903-6, Gould, F. Carruthers
95 Gould, F. Carruthers F.C.G.'s Froissart's Modern Chronicles 1903-6
London T. Fisher Unwin 1908 Hardback 
Square Octavo. Very Good condition. No Dustjacket. Green boards with black and silver decoration. Cloth boards lightly marked. Very minor foxing in free endpaper edges. Previous owners name to preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations. [xii]115pages. In style of medieval historian, Jean Froissart, deals, somewhat satirically, with the political events from the end of the 1902 to the General Election of 1906. ID5030 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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96 GOULD,F. Carruthers F.C.G.'s Froissart's Modern Chronicles 1902
London T. Fisher Unwin 1903 Hardback 
Square Octavo. Good-, b/w illustrations, cloth boards are soiled, front board slightly warped, cloth splitting at head of spine, some foxing, previous owners name to ffep[verso. Colour frontispiece 112pages. ID4592 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A History of English Philanthropy From the Dissolution of the Monasteries to the Taking of the First Census, Gray, B. Kirkman
97 Gray, B. Kirkman A History of English Philanthropy From the Dissolution of the Monasteries to the Taking of the First Census
London P.S. King 1905 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Some foxing to first last pages and page edges. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Front hinge just starting to crack but still very solid. 302 pages ID273765 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Darwen County History Series.  A History of Staffordshire, Greenslade, M.W. & Stuart, D.G
98 Greenslade, M.W. & Stuart, D.G The Darwen County History Series. A History of Staffordshire
West Sussex Phillimore 1998 1860770711 / 9781860770715 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 144 pages For anyone interested in Staffordshire's history. ID296993 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Richard Carew of Antony The Survey of Cornwall, Halliday, F. E. (Edited and with an Introduction by)
99 Halliday, F. E. (Edited and with an Introduction by) Richard Carew of Antony The Survey of Cornwall
London Andrew Melrose 1953 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Good dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some mild foxing to free endpapers and some page edges; Previous owner's details to front free end paper. DJ is complete but age-darkened at spine and edges. Illustrated with black & white maps by John Norden. 334 pages Carew first published it in 1602 and is an entertaining guide-book and vivid record of life in Elizabethan England. Contains almost the whole of Carew's survey in a modernized and annotated form. ID294298 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Below Stairs in the Great Country Houses, Hartcup, Adeline
100 Hartcup, Adeline Below Stairs in the Great Country Houses
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1980 0283986956 / 9780283986956 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine is a little sunned [still very clear] & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Top edge lightly foxed. Black & white illustrations. 214 pages ID289733 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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