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  • [Ordnance Survey]
    Ordnance Survey Contoured Road Map Brecon and Llandovery

    1923. Sheet 90, Popular Edition, one inch to one mile. Printed in colours, cloth backed, folding to 17.8 x 9.6 cm. Illustrated cover with drawing by Ellis Martin. VG+ copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.23+

    Book ID: 45419
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  • SILVER, George
    PARADOXES OF DEFENCE 1599. With an introduction by J. Dover Wilson

    London: Oxford University Press for the Shakespeare Association, 1933. Octavo, cream card covers. Spine lightly darkened, soft creases to foot of spine and upper outer corners, small corner chip to one leaf from careless opening, else fine. Facsimile reprint. Illustrated. Advocates for the use of the short sword in combat. Shakespeare Association Facsimiles, No. 6. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 46026
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  • BRITTAIN, Vera
    PETHICK-LAWRENCE: a portrait

    Edition: First printing

    London: Allen & Unwin, 1963. Red boards. pp 232 + plates. Index. Corner bump to rear cover and last few leaves, else VG clean copy in VG spine-sunned jacket. Socialist, suffragist, husband of Emmiline Pankhurst. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 51872
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  • STAPLETON, Thomas, editor
    PLUMPTON CORRESPONDENCE A Series of Letters Chiefly Domestick Written in the Reigns of Edward IV, Richard III, Henry VII, and Henry VIII

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Camden Society, 1839. Edited "from Sir Edward Plumpton' book of letters with notices historical and biographical of the family of Plumpton, of Plumpton, Com. Ebor." Squarish octavo, original black cloth, covers decorated in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. pp (cxl), 312 + folding genealogical chart. Index. Bit of wear to foot of spine and lower outer corners; partial cracks to inner hinges neatly repaired; else a fine copy, no owner names. The first 138 pages are devoted to the history of the Plumpton family followed by letters and correspondence to and from the family. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 44549
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  • THOMPSON, Edward Raymond (E.T. Raymond, pseud.)
    PORTRAITS OF THE NINETIES, With 20 ilustrations

    Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1970. Facsimile reprint of the 1921 edition. Blue cloth. pp 319. Illustrations in text. Ink owner name at front, light foxing to page edges, else a fine copy without jacket, as issued. The Earl of Rosebery, Cecil Rhodes, Mr. Gladstone, George Meredith, Lord Salisbury, Lord Kitchener, The Duke of Devonshire, Archbishop Temple, Lord Randolph Churchill, Oscar Wilde, Herbert Spencer, Aubrey Beardsley, Thomas Hardy, Sir H.M. Stanley, and others.

    Book ID: 44230
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  • PRESENT REMEDIES AGAINST THE PLAGUE etc. With an introduction by W. P. Barrett

    London: Oxford University Press for the Shakespeare Association, 1933. Octavo, cream card covers. Spine lightly darkened, ink owner name at front, else fine. Shakespeare Association Facsimiles, No. 7. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 46027
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  • Aronson, Theo
    Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld

    New York: Barnes & Noble, c1995. Second printing. Cloth & boards. pp 246 + plates. Index. Ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket. Prince Albert Victor, Victoria's grandson, heir to the throne, and homosexual. ; Octavo 156619993x

    Book ID: 48295
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  • LONGFORD, Elizabeth
    QUEEN VICTORIA. Introduction by Roy Strong

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: Folio Society, 2007. Black cloth. pp (xxvi), 626 + colour plates and large folding chart at rear. Fine in VG+ slipcase. 1.67 kg parcel; Tall octavo

    Book ID: 54172
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  • PLUMMER, Douglas
    QUEER PEOPLE: the truth about homosexuals in Britain. Introduction by Donald Webster Cory

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Citadel Press, 1965. Black boards. pp 122. Just a little leaned, else a fine copy. jacket has vertical crease to panels and rear flap. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 51438
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  • TANNAHILL, Reay
    REGENCY ENGLAND: the great age of the colour print

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Folio Society, 1964. Black cloth and orange patterned cloth, page green endpapers. Colour plates. Light dark spot to lower outer corner of rear cover; bit of wear to outer corners of boards; VG otherwise.; Oblong octavo

    Book ID: 52128
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  • CARTLAND, Barbara (Winston S. Churchill)
    RONALD CARTLAND. With a Preface by the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill, M.P.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Colliins, 1942. Red cloth. pp 264 + plates. Index. Bookplate, page edges yellowed, else fine in bit used jacket with small chips and tears. Contains on p. 23 a short Preface by Winston S. Churchill. Biography of a young Tory politician KIA in Flanders in 1940, by his sister the best-selling romance novelist. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 44783
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  • Fisher, Trevor
    Scandal: The Sexual Politics of Late Victorian Britain

    Edition: First Edition

    Alan Sutton, 1995. Tall octavo, green boards. pp (10), (179). Illustrations, index. Ripples to fore margin of text throughout (manufacturing flaw??), ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket. 0750904356

    Book ID: 44108
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  • HOPKINS, R. Thurston [Sheila Kay-Smith]
    SHEILA KAYE-SMITH and the Weald Country.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Cecil Palmer, 1925. Octavo, green cloth. [12], 225 pp + plates. Ink names and small remains of a sticker on front endpapers, else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy. An English topographical book about the country described in the popular novels of Sheila Kaye-Smith.

    Book ID: 24964
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  • Some of the Antiquities of "Moche Malverne" (Great Malvern). Including a History of its Ancient Church and Monastery, Engravings of Seals of the Convent, and the Publication of Grants and Documents, and much other matter never before printed. by Nott, James
    Nott, James
    Some of the Antiquities of "Moche Malverne" (Great Malvern). Including a History of its Ancient Church and Monastery, Engravings of Seals of the Convent, and the Publication of Grants and Documents, and much other matter never before printed.

    Edition: First printing

    Malvern (England): John Thompson, 1885. Cream bevel edge pictorial cloth stamped in red, 202 pp.; with a frontispiece with tissue guard and 10 plates; index and list of subscribers. Inscribed by the author to "Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Painter", with a quotation from Shakespeare regarding marriage. Binding lightly soiled, darkened; spine darkened with wear at head, lettering obscured; tissue guard browned; VG clean, tight and unworn otherwise. Great Malvern Priory, in Worcestershire, England, was established as a Benedictine monastery ca. 1075. With the dissolution of the monasteries in 1540, it became an Anglican church, which it remains to this day. According to Wikipedia, "it has the largest display of 15th century stained glass in England, as well as…

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    Malvern (England): John Thompson, 1885. Cream bevel edge pictorial cloth stamped in red, 202 pp.; with a frontispiece with tissue guard and 10 plates; index and list of subscribers. Inscribed by the author to "Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Painter", with a quotation from Shakespeare regarding marriage. Binding lightly soiled, darkened; spine darkened with wear at head, lettering obscured; tissue guard browned; VG clean, tight and unworn otherwise. Great Malvern Priory, in Worcestershire, England, was established as a Benedictine monastery ca. 1075. With the dissolution of the monasteries in 1540, it became an Anglican church, which it remains to this day. According to Wikipedia, "it has the largest display of 15th century stained glass in England, as well as carved miserichords from the 15th and 16th century and the largest collection of Medieval floor and wall tiles."; Octavo

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    Book ID: 50671
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  • CATLIN, George E. Gordon, 1896-1979
    SYSTEMATIC POLITICS: Elementa, Politica, et Sociologica

    Edition: First Edition

    University of Toronto Press, 1962. Grey cloth. pp xviii, 434. Index. Yellowing and foxing to page edges, light yellowing and foxing to free enndpapers, extensive pencil underlining to chapter 3, else fine. Dust jacket has nicks, small tears, bit of rubbing but overall still VG. Laid in is a 1968 autograph note signed by the author, to Prof. Charles O. Press of Michigan State University, and also a 1971 airmail letter to him. Sir George was the husband of Vera Brittain and was one of the architects of the modern British Labour Party, a champion of Indian independence, a leader in the field of peace research, a staunch supporter of closer Anglo-American relations, and a founder of contemporary quantitative political science.; Octavo

    Book ID: 51877
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  • BRITTAIN, Vera
    TESTAMENT OF YOUTH. TESTAMENT OF FRIENDSHIP. TESTAMENT OF EXPERIENCE

    New York: Seaview Books, 1981. Three volumes, cloth and boards. Books just a mite leaned, else a VG+. Price-clipped jackets are VG+. A nice set. 3 kg parcel; Octavo

    Book ID: 51884
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  • McNAUGHTON, Arnold, compiler)
    THE BOOK OF KINGS. A Royal Genealogy. Foreword by The Earl of Mountbatten of Burma...

    New York: Quadrangle, 1973. Three volumes, tall quarto, blue cloth gilt, blue patterned endpapers. Folding charts and plates inserted. Approximately 1500 pages in total. Volume I has creases to pp 476-79, with a one inch tear to fore margn of pp 478-79. Volume III has sl ight sunning to upper inner corner of front cover; else a near fine set, no previous owner names, in the heavy red card slipcase, which has some moderate edge wear and a 3 inch surface slice to one side. A comprehensive genealogy of the descendents of George III of England. Note: 7 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Book ID: 16006
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  • BROWN, Peter
    THE CHATHAMITES. A study in the relationship between personalities and ideas in the second half of the eighteenth century.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Macmillan, 1967. Mauve cloth. (xvi), 516 pp + plates, indexed. Fine in near fine jacket, new publisher's price sticker on flap. "The object of this book is to delineate the influence upon politics and society of two famous eighteenth-century statesmen - Willam Pitt...and William Petty."; Octavo.

    Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 23412
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  • BEGBIE, Harold (1871-1929)
    THE CONSERVATIVE MIND. By A Gentleman with a Duster (pseud.)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Mills & Boon, 1924. Tan cloth stamped in blind. pp 157, [1], (2), 8 ads. Tanning to inner margins of free endpapers, else fine. Beige dust jacket has small chiip and rubbing to foot of slightly darkened spine; a few edge nicks to panels, VG+ otherwise. "Intimate and fearless studies of men who represent various aspects of Conservative thought" - Stanley Baldwin, Neville Chamberlain, and other British conservatives. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 50576
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  • TURNER, Thomas
    THE DIARY OF A VILLAGE SHOPKEEPER, 1754-1765. Edited by David Vaisey, engravings by Miriam Macgregort

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Folio Society, 1998. Blue cloth spine with brown panels and marbled boards. Fine in the maroon card slipcase, also fine. ; Octavo.

    Book ID: 51726
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