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"THIS PRECIOUS STONE": A brief history of St. Etheldreda's Ely Place
1 "THIS PRECIOUS STONE": A brief history of St. Etheldreda's Ely Place
Hinckley Samuel Walker circa 1955 Staple Bound 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 32 pages ID101466 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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2 OUR TOWNS A CLOSE-UP: A Study Made During 1939-1942
London Oxford University Press 1943 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Cover marked and slightly darkened. 143 pages A study made during 1939-1942 with certain recommendations by the Hygeine Committee of the Women's Group on Public Welfare with A Preface by The Rt.Hon. Margaret Bondfield. ID228529 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Albion The Origins of the English Imagination, Ackroyd, Peter
3 Ackroyd, Peter Albion The Origins of the English Imagination
London Chatto & Windus 2002 1856197212 / 9781856197212 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 516 pages Traces English cultural history from the Anglo-Saxons onwards. ID289140 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Life of Thomas More, Ackroyd, Peter
4 Ackroyd, Peter The Life of Thomas More
London Chatto & Windus 1998 1856197115 / 9781856197113 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 435 pages Peter Ackroyd's acclaimed biography of this ' troubled and perplexing man' who has remained an enigma for over 500 years. ID265015 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Shepherd of the Ocean. An Account of Sir Walter Ralegh And His Times, Adamson, J.H. & Folland, H.F.
5 Adamson, J.H. & Folland, H.F. The Shepherd of the Ocean. An Account of Sir Walter Ralegh And His Times
Boston Gambit 1969 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to front pastedown & stamped on bottom edge. Black & white illustrations. 464 pages A comprehensive biography of this famous sailor and Elizabethan courtier. ID254869 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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6 Adburgham, Alison Shopping in Style: London from the Restoration to Edwardian Elegance
London Thames & Hudson 1979 0500012059 / 9780500012055 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover.Black & white illustrations. 192 pages ID221198 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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7 Ambrose, Tom The King and the Vice Queen, George IV's Last Scandalous Affair
Stroud, Gloucestershire Sutton Publishing 2005 0750934948 / 9780750934947 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. An excellent copy. 248 pages The story of George lV and his last mistress the rapacious Elizabeth, Lady Conyngham. ID249040 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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8 Anderson, David THE SPANISH ARMADA
London Macdonald 1988 0356136221 / 9780356136226 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Faint dis-colouration to edges. Illustrated with Colour photographs as well as Colour and black and white drawings. 48 pages In association with the National Maritime Museum, includes the latest research. ID224432 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Looking for History in British Churches, Anderson, M.D.
9 Anderson, M.D. Looking for History in British Churches
London John Murphy 1951 1st Edition 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 spine ends and edges with some creasing to rear panel. Lengthy gift inscription to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. large 2 page stiff map before the photographs and text with some smaller black & white maps in-text. xv, 328 pages Demonstrates how British churches have maintained a visual record of the livess, faith and foibles of the British. ID250200 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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10 Anstruther, Ian The Knight and the Umbrella An account of the Eglinton Tournament 1839
London Geoffrey Bles 1963 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Small tear to base of spine. Black & white illustrations. Signed by Jamie Eglinton 1965 on prelim pages. 270 pages ID145258 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Norfolk Corn Windmills Volume 1, Apling, Harry
11 Apling, Harry Norfolk Corn Windmills Volume 1
Norwich The Norfolk Windmills Trust 1984 0950979309 / 9780950979304 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy.. Signed on half-title by the members of the Trust. Gift inscription to preliminary pages.Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 377 pages An examination of Norfolk corn and other industrial windmills. Foreword by Timothy Colman Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk. It appears that a second volume did not eventuate as the British Library only lists this volume. ID196574 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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12 Arch, Joseph From Ploughtail To Parliament: An Autobiography
London The Cresset Library 1986 0091687918 / 9780091687915 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Previous owner's details to half-title page. Ink notations to rear free endpaper. 412 pages With a preface by Norman Willis and new Introduction by Alun Howkins, the autobiography of Joseph Arch who led the National Union of Agricultural and Allied Workers in the nineteenth century before he became one of the first working-class MPs. ID248168 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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When Village Bells Were Silent, Archer, Fred
13 Archer, Fred When Village Bells Were Silent
Newton Abbot Readers Union 1975 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Book is slightly cocked. Dust jacket has small chips to spine ends and rear upper edge. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 158 pages The author's recollections of village life during World War 2. ID290946 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Victoria and Disraeli. The Making of a Romantic Partnership, Aronson, Theo
14 Aronson, Theo Victoria and Disraeli. The Making of a Romantic Partnership
London Cassell 1977 0304297895 / 9780304297894 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. . Illustrated with Black and White plates. 212 pages ID223909 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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An Economic History of England 1870-1939, Ashworth, William
15 Ashworth, William An Economic History of England 1870-1939
London Methuen 1965 Reprint 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. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Very faint scattered foxing to book edges. Bookseller label to Front Free End paper. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 438 pages This book deals with the most complex and rapidly changing phase of England's Economic development. ID293959 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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16 Atterbury, Paul; Cooper, Suzanne Fagence Victorians At Home and Abroad
London V&A Publications 2001 0810965739 / 9780810965737 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 19.5cm x 21.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour photographs as well as colour and black and white drawings. 96 pages Published on the centenary of Queen Victoria's death, this book explores the essential characteristics and achievements of the Victorians. ID273400 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Levellers in the English Revolution [Documents of the Revolution Series], Aylmer, G. E. [Edited by]
17 Aylmer, G. E. [Edited by] The Levellers in the English Revolution [Documents of the Revolution Series]
London Thames & Hudson 1975 0500760055 / 9780500760055 Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Some yellowing to edges of covers and first few pages. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 180 pages Documents relating to the Levellers. ID291448 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The First Forty Years 1954-1994. A History of Milton Abbey School & Its Setting in the Past, Baggaley, David
18 Baggaley, David The First Forty Years 1954-1994. A History of Milton Abbey School & Its Setting in the Past
Blandford Forum, Dorset Milton Abbey School 1995 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. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Inscribed & signed by the author. 160 pages As well as a history of the school it is also of the history of the once great Dorset estate, Milton Abbey, founded in the 10th century. ID271504 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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19 Barber, Richard (Editor) The Pastons A Family in the War of the Roses
London The Folio Society 2001 3rd Impression [with new binding] Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good+ Slipcase. Excellent condition. Maps to endpapers. Illustrated with colour plates. 207 pages Designed for the reader who is interested in following the fortunes of a fifteenth century family, with a continuous narrative framework setting the letters in their context. ID254068 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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20 Barker, Brian The Symbols of Sovereignty
Sydney A. H. & A. W. Reed 1979 0589501348 / 9780589501341 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. FINE in FINE Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Colour and black & white illustrations. 254pages A wonderfully readable book that captures the history, beauty and importance of the symbols of sovereignty in a compelling way. ID183973 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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