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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 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
11 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
12 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
13 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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The Levellers in the English Revolution [Documents of the Revolution Series], Aylmer, G. E. [Edited by]
14 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
15 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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16 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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17 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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Balgarnie's Salt, Barlo & Shaw
18 Barlo & Shaw Balgarnie's Salt
Saltaire Nemine Juvante [Saltaire] Publications 2003 0954584007 / 9780954584009 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Small bump to base of boards. Black & white illustrations. 371 pages Partly written in the 19th century and the remainder in the 21st century. In the ten months following Sir Titus Salt's death in 1876, the Rev. Robert Balgarnie wrote a biography of Sir Titus. The original text of this biography is reproduced here as the main part of this book. The two [current] authors have added over 359 footnotes of commentary and additions. They have also augmented the original illustrations with other plans and images. ID265384 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The Collapse of British Power, Barnett, Correlli
19 Barnett, Correlli The Collapse of British Power
London Eyre Methuen 1972 0413275809 / 9780413275806 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine is very slightly sunned but still clear & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Endpaper maps. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 643 pages ID284497 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The First Churchill  Marlborough: Soldier and Statesman, Barnett, Correlli
20 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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