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Image for The Life And Times Of Queen Victoria

The Life And Times Of Queen Victoria

By: N/A

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Cassell and co: 1890-1900

Seller ID: 4071


VGC.Cassell and co.No date given but probably 1890-1900.Two volume set only(II and IV).Large format red hardback(gilt lettering on the front cover,gilt illustration and lettering to the spine,a couple of small marks and dents on the cover and spine) in VGC, no Dj.Illustrated with many b/w plates,drawings.Nice and clean pages with a couple of small marks and slightly tainted on the outer edges,some foxing and ink marks inside the pages,gilt edges on the outer edges of the... View more info

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The Thames: Sacred River

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2007

Edition: First UK edition-3rd printing

Seller ID: 3953


VGC.Chatto and Windus,2007.First UK edition-3rd printing(4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3).Pictorial hardback(small nick on the edge of the spine) in VGC, no Dj cover.Illustrated inside the front and back cover,colour,b/w photos,drawings,maps.Nice and clean pages with a small mark on the outer edges of the pages,name written on the edge of the title page,small ink mark and crease on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC but without Dj cover.505pp including List of illustrations,list... View more info

Image for The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn

The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn

By: Alison Weir

Price: £19.70

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 2009

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3932


Fine/Near fine.Jonathan Cape,2009.First UK edition-first printing(2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) in fine condition, with Dj(a couple of small creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover) in near fine condition.Illustrated inside the front and back cover,colour,b/w photos,drawings.Nice and clean pages as new with a couple creases and small nicks on the edges of the pages,light shelf wear inside the edges of the Dj cover.422pp includin... View more info

Image for AA illustrated guide to country towns and villages of Britain

AA illustrated guide to country towns and villages of Britain

By: Association, Automobile

Price: £15.50

Publisher: Published by Drive Publications for the Automobile Association: 1985

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 105


VGC.Drive Pubns,1985.First edition-first printing.A Guide to over 500 country towns and villages in 36 areas covering England, Scotland and Wales.Large format hardback(small tear on the edge of the front cover,nick and scratch on the back cover) in VGC,no Dj.Illustrated with many colour photos and maps.Nice & clean pages with a mark and light shelf wear on the outer edges,small ink mark and light shelf wear on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC with light shel... View more info

George the Third

By: Ayling, Stanley Edward

Price: £15.00

Publisher: History Book Club: 1972

Seller ID: 5123


Near fine/VGC.History Book Club,1972.Tan hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) in near fine condition, with Dj(small creases,nicks and scratch on the edges of the Dj cover) in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new with two small ink marks on the outer edges,small crease,nick and ink mark on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.510pp including The family tree of George III,list of illustrations,references,b... View more info

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A General History of England, 1688-1832

By: Barker, William Alan

Price: £41.00

Publisher: A. & C. Black: 1952

Edition: First edition-first impression

Seller ID: 5729


GC.A. & C. Black,1952.First edition-first impression.Orange hardback(stain marks,ink marks,tear,dents,nicks and crease on the cover and spine,gilt lettering on the front cover and spine) in GC, no Dj.Illustrated with b/w maps,drawings.Clean pages with ink marks,pen marks and tainted on the outer edges,some marks inside the front cover and first blank page of the book,two small tears,some creases,nicks and ink marks on the edges of the pages,previous owner's name written ... View more info

Image for Pendragon: The True Story of Arthur

Pendragon: The True Story of Arthur

By: Blake, Steve

Price: £13.70

Publisher: Rider Books: 2002

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 5791


VGC plus.Rider,2002.First edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small dent on the cover) with Dj(crease and small nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC plus.Illustrated with a b/w map inside the front and back cover,colour,b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new but with a mark on the edge of page 119.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.312pp including List of illustrations,appendices 1 to 3... View more info

Image for The Visitors: Culture Shock in Nineteenth-Century Britain

The Visitors: Culture Shock in Nineteenth-Century Britain

By: Christiansen, Rupert

Price: £13.90

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2000

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Seller ID: 4505


Near fine condition.Chatto and Windus,2000.First UK edition-first printing(2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1).Brown hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small nicks on the edges of the cover) with Dj(a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings.Nice and clean pages as new but with an inscription insise the edge of the front endpaper,light shelf wear on the Dj cover.276pp including List of illustration... View more info

Image for Winston S. Churchill Winston S. Churchill Young Statesman 1901-1914

Winston S. Churchill Winston S. Churchill Young Statesman 1901-1914

By: Churchill Randolph S.

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1967

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3248


VGC.Heinemann,1967.First edition-first printing.Volume II.Red hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small nicks on the edges of the cover and spine) in VGC with Dj(tears,marks and creases on the Dj cover) in GC.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.Nice & clean pages with a couple of s,mall marks and ink marks on the outer edges,a couple of stain marks on the edges of pages 115 to 117,some shelf wear on the Dj cover(tears and marks).The book is in VGC for its age except fo... View more info

Image for The Last Governor: Chris Patten & the Handover of Hong Kong

The Last Governor: Chris Patten & the Handover of Hong Kong

By: Dimbleby, Jonathan

Price: £19.80

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1997

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 5322


VGC.Little,Brown and co,1997.First UK edition-first printing.Red hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(watermark inside the edges of the back Dj cover,a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with many b/w photos,drawings.Nice and clean pages with a small mark on the outer edges,a couple of creases,nicks and small mark on the edges of the pages,small pencil mark impression on the edge of the first blank page of the book.... View more info

To Catch a Sunbeam: Victorian Reality Through the Magic Lantern

By: G. A.;Smith, L. M. H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1979

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Seller ID: 6125


VGC plus.Michael Joseph,1979.First UK edition-first impression.Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine) with Dj(small nicks,crease and scratch on the Dj cover),both in VGC plus.Illustrated with many colour,b/w drawings.Nice and clean pages with a couple of small marks on the outer edges,two small marks and a couple of creases on the edges of the pages,previous owner's inscription written inside the edge of the front endpaper.144pp.Price clipped. View more info

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The Story of an English village

By: Goodall, John S.

Price: £49.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1978

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Seller ID: 5816


VGC.Macmillan,1978.First UK edition-first impression.Grey hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick on the cover) with Dj(tear on the edge of the back Dj cover,some creases,nicks and scratch on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with full colour plates.Nice and clean pages with small crease and nick on the edges of the pages,small mark inside the Dj cover.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.32pp.Price clipped.A collectable first edition. View more info

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Dead Weird!

By: Hewitson, Jim

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Black & White Publishing: 2004

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 618


Mint condition.Black & White Publishing,2004.First UK edition-first printing.Grey hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of small nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in mint condition.Illustrated with b/w drawings.The book is new.278pp including Bibliography.First edition. This is another paragraph Product Description: Death is a pretty serious business - but it doesn't all have t... View more info

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Courtesans

By: Hickman, Katie

Price: £15.70

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers: 2003

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3706


Near fine/VGC.HarperCollins,2003.First edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) in near fine condition, with Dj(large tear on the edge of the Dj cover,small nick and crease on the edges of the Dj cover) in VGC.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos,drawings.Nice and clean pages as new with a very small mark and ink mark on the outer edges,small ink mark and nick on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book except for the tear on ... View more info

Image for The Diary of Jack the Ripper/the Discovery, the Investigation, the Debate

The Diary of Jack the Ripper/the Discovery, the Investigation, the Debate

By: Jack (Editor)

Price: £14.30

Publisher: Hyperion Books: 1993

Edition: First US edition-first printing

Seller ID: 2441


VGC.Hyperion,1993.First US edition-first printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1).Grey hardback(red lettering to the spine,light shelf wear on the cover) with Dj(two creases,nick and scratch on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with many b/w photos,drawings,letters,maps.Nice and clean pages with a mark and ink mark on the outer edges,a couple of small marks on the first two pages of the book,light shelf wear on the Dj cover.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear.330pp includ... View more info

Image for The Road from Ardoyne: The Making of a President

The Road from Ardoyne: The Making of a President

By: Manais, Ray Mac

Price: £18.80

Publisher: Brandon Books: 2004

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3553


Fine condition.Brandon,2004.First edition-first printing(2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1).Blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of small nicks and creases on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.The book is as new with two small nicks and creases on the edges of the pages,two small pencil marks impressions on the edge of the first blank page of the book.399pp including Foreword:A historical perspective,appendix,bibliogr... View more info

Image for DC Confidential: The Controversial Memoirs of Britain's Ambassador to the U.S. at the Time of 9/11 and the Iraq War

DC Confidential: The Controversial Memoirs of Britain's Ambassador to the U.S. at the Time of 9/11 and the Iraq War

By: Meyer, Christopher

Price: £14.10

Publisher: Orion Publishing: 2006

Edition: First UK edition-5th printing

Seller ID: 3715


Near fine condition.Weidenfeld and Nicolson,2005.First UK edition-5th printing(5 7 9 10 8 6).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of small nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with colour photos,b/w drawings.Nice and clean pages as new with a small ink mark and nick on the outer edges,pencil mark impression on the edge of the front endpaper,small mark inside page 82.307pp including List of illustrations,index... View more info

Image for An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain: or Sixty Years of Making the Same Stupid Mistakes as Always

An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain: or Sixty Years of Making the Same Stupid Mistakes as Always

By: O'Farrell, John

Price: £15.70

Publisher: Doubleday: 2009

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3671


Fine/Near fine.Doubleday,2009.First UK edition-first printing(2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1).Purple hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) in fine condition,with Dj(crease,a couple of small nicks and scratches on the Dj cover) in near fine condition.The book is new with a small nick on the outer edge of the pages,a couple of small nicks on the edges of the pages.377pp including Bibliography,index.Price un-clipped. View more info

Image for Winston S. Churchill, Companion Volume I, Part 1(1874-1896) & Part 2(1896-1900)

Winston S. Churchill, Companion Volume I, Part 1(1874-1896) & Part 2(1896-1900)

By: Randolph S. Churchill

Price: £87.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1967

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 3249


VGC.Heinemann,1967.First edition.Companion Vol. I including,Part 1(1874-1896) Part 2(1896-1900).Red hardbacks(gilt lettering to the spine's,small nicks & scratches on the covers) with Dj covers(very small tear,some nicks,creases & scratches on the Dj covers),both in VGC.Nice & clean pages with small foxing & ink marks on the outer edges,a couple of creases and light shelf wear on the edges of the pages(slightly yellow).The books are in VGC for it's age with light shelf w... View more info

Image for Winston S. Churchill, Companion Volume I, Part 2, 1896-1900

Winston S. Churchill, Companion Volume I, Part 2, 1896-1900

By: Randolph S. Churchill

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1967

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3250


VGC.Heinemann,London 1967.First UK edition-first printing.Note:This is Part 2 of a 2 part companion to volume I. Red hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small mark on the edge of the spine) with Dj(a couple of creases,nicks and scratch on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Nice & clean pages with two ink marks on the outer edges,small mark and ink mark on the first blank page of the book,owner's sticker & name written inside the front cover.The book is in VGC with light shelf we... View more info