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  • ASPINALL, Arthur, editor
    THREE EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY DIARIES

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Williams & Norgate, 1952. Octavo, orange cloth. pp lxx, 402 + plates; indexed. Offset yellowing to inner margin of front free endpaper, else fine, no owner names. Yellow dust jacket has nicks, VG+. First publication of these three diaries (Ellenborough, Le Marchant, and Littleton) pertinent to the Tory and Whig points of view at the time of the Great Reform Act of 1832.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31237
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  • THROUGH THE WORDSWORTH COUNTRY by KNIGHT, William and Harry Goodwin
    KNIGHT, William and Harry Goodwin
    THROUGH THE WORDSWORTH COUNTRY

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Swan Sonnenschein, Lowrey & Co, 1887. Green pictorial cloth stamped in black, lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt, green endpapers. pp (xx), 268 + 56 plates with tissue guards. Light evidence of removed label at lower spine; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper; page edges yellowed, text paper lightly toned; ink owner name to verso of front free endpaper; else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy, internally fine. Text is by Knight, engravings by Goodwin. Nice book, very attractive pictures. 2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52136
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  • Meyer, Karl E. ; Shareen Blair Brysac
    Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia

    Washington, D.C: Counterpoint, 1999. Card covers, pp 646 + plates; map at front, index. Ink name at front, outer margins of covers curled, else fine. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47821
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  • DAVIES, C. Maurice, Rev. (Charles Maurice Davies, 1828-1910)
    UNORTHODOX LONDON: or, phases of religious life in the metropolis. Second edition, revised

    London: Tinsley Brothers (Freethought Publishing Company), 1876. Second edition (first was in 1873). Remainder issue binding with the Freethought Publshing Company spne imprint. Octavo, dark brown cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered, cream endpapers. pp (xii), 465, [1], 16 pp April, 1879, Freethought ads. Book a bit leaned, nicks at head of spine, page edges tanned, else a fine copy, no owner names. A survey of minor denominations in London at the time - The Walworth Jumpers, the Particular Baptists, the Catholic Apostolic Church, the Plymouth Brethren, Quakers. Christadelphians, Sandemanians, Jews, the Greek Church, etc. - and other interesting religious topics. Davies was a rather broad-minded Anglican minister who became a spiritualist, leaving holy orders after 1882 but never giving up his Christian faith. Urban ethnology.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44441
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  • Dixon, David Dippie
    Upper Coquetdale, Northumberland : Its History, Traditions, Folk-Lore and Scenery. With Illustrations by John Turnbull Dixon

    Castleside, Northumberland: Sandhill Press, 1987. Octavo, maroon cloth. pp (xvi), 498, xiv, (2). Ink gift inscription on front free endpaper, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Facsimile reprint of the 1903 edition, adding a new introduction for this edition. Number 516 of an edition of 1000 copies. Northumberland local history. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35111
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  • NORDEN, J.
    VICISSITUDDO RERUM 1600. With an introduction by D.C. Collins

    London: Oxford University Press for the Shakespeare Association, 1931. Octavo, cream card covers. Facsimile reprint of this play. Light spine darkening, else a fine copy. Shakespeare Association Facsimiles, No. 4. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46030
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  • QUINLAN, Maurice J.
    VICTORIAN PRELUDE. A History of English Manners 1700-1830.

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. First edition. Tall octavo, hardcover, green cloth. [12], 301 pp. Spine a bit tanned, with tips a little frayed; yellowing to page edges; else a VG clean and tight jacketless copy, no previous owner names or marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18264
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  • Steegman, John
    Victorian taste: A study of the arts and architecture from 1830 to 1870. with a foreword by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner

    London: Nelson, 1970. Blue boards. pp (xiv), 338 + plates. Index. Ink owner name at front, else near fine in VG jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44207
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  • GEORGE, David Lloyd
    WAR MEMOIRS (2 volume cheap edition)

    London: Odhams Press, no date (1938). Second edition, with a few additions and a new author Foreword. pp 1067; 2108 + frontispiece portrait. Index. Ink name at front of each volume, else a VG clean, tight and unworn pair. 2.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47816
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  • BRITAIN, Vera
    WARTIME CHRONICLE: diary 1939-1945. Edited by Alan Bishop & Y. Aleksandra Bennett

    Edition: First printing

    London: Gollancz, 1989. Green boards. pp 352. Index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51915
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  • WOODCOCK, George
    WHO KILLED THE BRITISH EMPIRE?: an inquest

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1974. Red boards, endpaper maps, 356 pp. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Made from UK sheets.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48974
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  • WORK FOR CHIMNY-SWEEPERS or a warning for tobacconists. With an introduction by S.H. Atkins. 1601

    London: Oxford University Press for the Shakespeare Association, 1936. Octavo, cream card covers. Facsimile reprint. Spine lightly darkened, ink owner name at front, else fine. Shakespeare Association Facsimiles, No. 11. Anti-tobacco tract. "Better be chokt with English hemp, / then poisoned with Indian Tobacco." Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46028
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