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THE HOUSE OF WINDSOR George V to George VI

By: Acland, Eric and Bartlett, E. H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, John C. Winston: 1937

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 494

Condition: Very Good+


Spine a bit faded ; Ex-Lib; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 408 pages View more info

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OLD INNS

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $56.13

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1923

Order Number: 11731

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities. Browning to endpapers. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Staining to foredge ; quaint old inns in England; B&W and Color Illustrations; 8vo; 149 pages View more info

GUIDE TO LEAMINGTON AND ITS VICINITY Including Warwick, Coventry, Stratford-On-Avon, Kenilworth, and Surrounding

By: Anonymous

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Leamington, T. Knipp:

Order Number: 4839

Condition: Near Fine


All edges gilt. Decorative ultramarine boards with gilt vignette and gilt lettering. Large fold-out map in front. Tissue guarded steel engravings. Nd. 1860's? ; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 119 pages View more info

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BY THE CLOCK OF ST. JAMES

By: Armytage, Percy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1927

Order Number: 7717

Condition: Very Good+


Spine slightly sunned. ; Author Armytage, born in 1853, worked for the British Royal Household for many years, and saw historical and technological events unparalelled in human experience. Part biography, part history. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 370 pages View more info

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HAUNTS OF ANCIENT PEACE

By: Austin, Alfred

Price: $140.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1908

Order Number: 8189

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to spine heels. Endpapers foxed; 20 tissue guarded plates from watercolors by various artists ; 8vo; 169 pages View more info

GREAT BRITAIN Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leipsic, Karl Baedeker: 1901

Edition: Sixth Edition

Order Number: 9152

Condition: Very Good


Front map out. Open tear to one map; With 22 maps, 58 plans, and a panorama; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 606 pages View more info

GREAT BRITAIN Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $27.36

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker: 1894

Edition: Third Edition

Order Number: 9179

Condition: Very Good-


Spine tanned. Light rubbing to extremities. First few pages out. Front map gone. First and last few pages browned and brittle; With 16 Maps, 30 Plans, and A panorama; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 547 pages View more info

HERE IS ENGLAND

By: Balderston, Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. Mcbride & Company: 1930

Order Number: 472

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Partly white DJ a bit darkening with minor chipping. Bookplate ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

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THE BAILIWICK OF JERSEY

By: Baleine, G. R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18302

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


DJ worn and with chipping to spine ends and along edges. Price clipped. Boards with moderate dampstaining. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. ; The King's Channel Islands; Photogravures; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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THE THAMES A Picture Book

By: Bergstrom, Theo

Price: $16.58

Publisher: London, Bergström + Boyle Books: 1975

Order Number: 10539

ISBN: 090376704X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ lightly soiled and worn. Former owner's notes on front free endpaper; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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WESTMINSTER

By: Besant, Walter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1895

Order Number: 382

Condition: Very Good+


Small waterstain to front cover; Top edge gilt; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 398 pages View more info

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WESTMINSTER

By: Besant, Walter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A Stokes Company: 1895

Order Number: 8087

Condition: Very Good+


Boards slightly bowed. Good repair job to both hinges. ; Top edge gilt. Home of the famous Abbey. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 398 pages View more info

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BLACK'S GUIDE TO WARWICKSHIRE

By: Black, Adam & Charles

Price: $120.86

Publisher: Edinburgh, A & C Black: 1879

Edition: Fifth Edition

Order Number: 12334

Condition: Very Good+


Small tear to spine covering. Wear to extremities. Front hinge started with webbing showing. Some pages in advertising section appear to have been trimmed ; With numerous maps, plans, and drawings; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 215 pages View more info

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AKENFIELD Portrait of an English Village

By: Blythe, Ronald

Price: $12.98

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 10572

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Several chips to DJ. Former owner's name on front free endpaper ; 8vo; 287 pages View more info

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PLACES An Anthology of Britain

By: Blythe, Ronald

Price: $12.98

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1981

Order Number: 16157

ISBN: 0192115758

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear and small area of tape repair to DJ. Small stain (coffee? ) to one page; Compiler Blythe has gathered essays about what magic or mystery invest certain places with significance or meaning to an individual. Over forty writers weigh in on these places around the British Isles; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 231 pages View more info

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IN DARKEST ENGLAND AND THE WAY OUT

By: Booth, General

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1890

Order Number: 12501

Condition: Very Good+


Small closed tear to frontispiece & title page. Slight foxing; The work of the Salvation Army in England. Colour frontispiece; 8vo; 285,xxxi pages View more info

THIS WAS ENGLAND A Survey in Pictures and Text of Their History, Morals, Wars, Inventions, Sports, Heroes and Social and Sexual Distinctions between 1870 and 1900

By: Bott, Alan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc.: 1931

Order Number: 8064

Condition: Very Good+


Spine sunned. Wear to extremities. Binding loose in one spot. Small dampstain to upper right corner of pages, not affecting text or illustrations. ; Numerous period illustrations enliven this study of late-Victorian era Britain. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 249 pages View more info

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WORCESTERSHIRE

By: Bradley, A. G.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 249

Condition: Very Good


Spine sunned. Hinges not tight. Endpapers browned and a bit brittle ; Quite scarce. Light blue boards with gilt lettering and gilt design of two castle towers; 8vo; viii, 181 pages View more info

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ROUND ABOUT WILTSHIRE

By: Bradley, A. G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Mcclure, Phillips & Company: 1907

Order Number: 488

Condition: Very Good+


Very light foxing to front endpaper ; Color Illustrations; 8vo; 386 pages View more info

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THE MAKING OF MODERN BRITAIN A Short History

By: Brebner, John Bartlet; Nevins, Allan

Price: $12.98

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10552

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ faded and chipped ; 8vo; 243 pages View more info

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THE LAST OF THE BARONS

By: Bulwer, Sir E. L.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1843

Order Number: 12593

Condition: Good+


Front board and first few pages hanging by a thread. Light foxing throughout. Occasional drawing and underlining. Bookplate to front pastedown. Wear to extremities; A look at 15th century England ; 8vo; 227 pages View more info

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THE PAGEANT OF ELIZABETHAN ENGLAND

By: Burton, Elizabeth

Price: $23.77

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1958

Order Number: 11248

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to price clipped DJ; How did the Elizabethans really live? Find out here, with over seventy illustrations by Felix Kelly; 8vo; 276 pages View more info

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ENGLISH HISTORIC HOUSES HANDBOOK

By: Burton, Neil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Facts On File, Inc.: 1981

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 16100

ISBN: 0871965380

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Sticker to front free endpaper; Details on location, visiting hours, history, etc. , on England's most noteworthy and venerable homes that are open to the public; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 639 pages View more info

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THE CHANNEL ISLANDS

By: Carey, Edith F.

Price: $255.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 204

Condition: Very Good+


Bookplate. Minor edgewear to top and bottom spine. Very light dampstaining to margin area, very unobtrusive and not affecting text or plates ; Top edge gilt. 76 tissue guarded color plates from watercolors by Henry B. Wimbush ; Paintings; 8vo; xiii, 294 pages View more info

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THE CHANNEL ISLANDS

By: Carey, Edith F.

Price: $220.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 271

Condition: Very Good+


Edges lightly foxed. Boards with minor rubbing to extremities. Endpapers very lightly foxed; Top edge gilt. Decorative blue boards with gilt lettering, shield and green decoration. 76 tissue guarded plates from watercolors by Henry B. Wimbush; 8vo; xiii, 294 pages View more info

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FORGOTTEN PORTS OF ENGLAND

By: Carter, George Goldsmith

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15019

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows wear with fading and chipping. Corners bumped; Many places in Great Britain served as ports in antiquity; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 206 pages View more info

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SHAKESPEARE'S AVON

By: Cash, J. Allan

Price: $30.96

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Ltd.: 1949

Order Number: 10538

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Very small chips to DJ; Stunning photographures ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 46, 80 pages View more info

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ARMS AND THE COVENANT

By: Churchill, Winston

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16853

Condition: Near Fine


Spine sunned but still with bold gilt lettering. Half title page a tiny bit browned from laid-in note. Former owner's signature neatly on title page (almost if he would have signed it). Else one of the nicest copies we have seen so far. ; Essays on disarmament; 8vo; 466 pages View more info

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PALACE DIARY Authorized Account of the Queen's Official Engagements

By: Clark, Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14450

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Binding could be tighter ; The author wishes to show what is entailed in a typical working day for the Queen of England, if indeed any day can be considered 'typical.' ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 224 pages View more info

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NORFOLK & SUFFOLK

By: Clarke, W. G.

Price: $102.88

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1921

Order Number: 10554

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Boards wtih light rubbing to extremities. DJ lightly chipped on corners and spine ends. Endpapers a bit browned. Former owner's notes on front free endpaper; 40 tissue guarded illustrations from watercolors by A. Heaton Cooper; 8vo; 275 pages View more info