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Scotland And Her Tartans - The Romantic Heritage Of The Scottish Clans And Families

By: Alexander Fulton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, CLB: 1991

Seller ID: 246434

ISBN: 0862838800

Condition: Very Good Condition


224 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 0862838800. ISBN/EAN: 9780862838805. Inventory No: 246434. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Hero Tales From The British Isles

By: Barbara Leonie Picard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Edmund Ward: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 239444

Condition: Good Condition


159 pages. Tape marks to endpapers. Previous owner details on inside cover. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: John G. Galsworthy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; Inventory No: 239444. Hardcover View more info

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Inglesi - The British - Neighbours of Europe

By: Beppe Severgnini

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Coronet: 1991

Seller ID: 227011

ISBN: 0340553499

Condition: Good Condition


175 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 0340553499. ISBN/EAN: 9780340553497. Inventory No: 227011. Paperback View more info

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The Commonwealth Of England - 1641-1660

By: Charles Blitzer - Editor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Capricorn Books: 1963

Seller ID: 231521

Condition: Good Condition


Documents of the English civil wars, the Commonwealth and Protectorate 215 pages. Spine edge rubbed. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; Inventory No: 231521. Paperback View more info

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This Sceptred Isle: The Dynasties - Britain's Most Powerful Families

By: Christopher Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, BBC: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 249255

ISBN: 0563537485

Condition: Near Fine Condition


In this work, Christopher Lee tells the stories of some of the most powerful families that have shaped the history of the British Isles over the past thousand years; families which, through their wealth and ambition, were influential at the highest level and many of which were older and more powerful than the monarchy itself. Influential families, including the Churchills, the Cavendishes and the Norfolks are represented, as well as several powerful Scottish and Irish clans. Finally, there is a consideration of those, who, in a wholly new arena, have continued the tradition of dynastic power t... View more info

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Tales from the Two Puddings: Stratford, East London's Olympic City in the 1960's

By: Eddie Johnson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Fifty First 51 State Press: 2012

Seller ID: 247977

ISBN: 0957209002

Condition: Very Good Condition


In 1962, exactly fifty years before the Olympic Games rolled into Stratford, East London, the Johnson family took over the Two Puddings, the most notorious pub in the area. Due to a combination of its cream-tiled walls and the volume of blood spilt, it was also known locally as the Butcher s Shop . Within a few short years, it had become one of London s busiest and most fashionable pubs, its hugely popular music nights acting as a magnet for a large and colourful cast of disparate characters who would regularly descend upon the premises, including renowned actors, writers, singers, musicians, ... View more info

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The Pageant of Stuart England

By: Elizabeth Burton

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1962

Seller ID: 230959

Condition: Very Good Condition


The seventeenth century was a brilliant and paradoxical time for England, an era that contained the rich vanities of the Stuart courts as well as the austere autocracy of Cromwell's Protectorate. Front endpaper has some bookworm damage to fore edge. 448 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrator: Felix Kelly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History::Great Britain; United States; History; Inventory No: 230959. Hardcover View more info

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Ghosts, Rogues and Highwaymen: 20 Stories from British History

By: Gerladine McCaughrean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Dolphin Paperbacks: 2002

Seller ID: 237580

ISBN: 185881894X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Stories about Oliver Cromwell, the Moonrakers, the Plague, the Great Fire of London, Glencoe, the South Sea Bubble, Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Battle of Trafalgar, all taken from BRITANNIA: 100 STORIES FROM BRITISH HISTORY. These wonderful stories - each followed by a note explaining the historical facts - are a great read and are illustrated with black-and-white versions of Richard Brassey's exciting illustrations to the original book. 106 pages. Illustrator: Richard Brassey. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 185881894... View more info

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Yorkshire Painted and Described By Gordon Home

By: Gordon Home

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Adam & Charles Black: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 160278

Condition: Very Good


464 pp + fold out map. Attractive decorative board. Foxing to pages. 71 illustrations. Fold out map has a few tears. Discolouration to spine, rubbing to egdes. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::Great Britain; History; History::Great Britain. Inventory No: 160278. Hardcover View more info

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Bradford on Avon - Past & Present

By: Harold Fassnidge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Ex Libris Press: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 231590

ISBN: 1903341302

Condition: Fine Condition


Edited by Roger Jones. Noted for its Saxon Church and medieval Tithe Barn, its ranks of stone houses clinging to the hillside overlooking the river, Bradford on Avon is undoubtedly a most attractive and unusual small town. Gift Quality 191 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::Great Britain; Travel & Places; History::Great Britain. ISBN/EAN: 9781903341308. Inventory No: 231590. Paperback View more info

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An Account of King's College-Chapel in Cambridge

By: Henry Malden Chapel Clerk 1769

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The Scolar Press: 1973

Seller ID: 231087

Condition: Very Good Condition


Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; Inventory No: 231087. Paperback View more info

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The Homeland in Picture and Story [Bulletin Reprint Publication No. 2]

By: House of Seppelt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, B. Seppelt & Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 249029

Condition: Good Condition


To mark their centenary, celebrated in 1951, The House of Seppelt published a booklet containing illustrations and descriptions of a number of Britain's national monuments and places of historical importance. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; Architecture; Architecture. Inventory No: 249029. Paperback View more info

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The Lakeland Pedlar

By: Irvine Hunt

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Pinewood Publications: 1977

Seller ID: 130662

ISBN: 0904358003

Condition: Very Good Condition


Period photographs and poems from old Lakeland. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; History. ISBN: 0904358003. ISBN/EAN: 9780904358001. Inventory No: 130662. Paperback View more info

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Our Story - A History of the Co-Operative Movement for Young Co-Operators

By: Isa Nicholson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Manchester, The Co-Operative Union: 1921

Seller ID: 228529

Condition: Good Condition


80 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: History::Great Britain; History; Inventory No: 228529. Hardcover View more info

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The Pelican History Of England: 7 England In The Eighteenth Century (1714-1815)

By: J.H. Plumb

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pelican / Penguin Books: 1961

Seller ID: 244593

Condition: Good Condition


224 pages. Light browning to page edges. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; Inventory No: 244593. Paperback View more info

Image for Spike Island - Portrait of a Police Division

Spike Island - Portrait of a Police Division

By: James McClure

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228631

ISBN: 0333234782

Condition: Very Good Condition


531 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 0333234782. ISBN/EAN: 9780333234785. Inventory No: 228631. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Oxford

By: Jan Morris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 248995

ISBN: 0192801368

Condition: Good Condition


'Few cities,' Jan Morris observes, 'have been much more loved, loathed, and celebrated.' This book has become a classic account of the character, history, mores, buildings, climate, and people of one of Britain's most fascinating cities. 282 pages. Tanning to pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 0192801368. ISBN/EAN: 9780192801364. Inventory No: 248995. Paperback View more info

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Mary Queen of Scots: Romance and Nation

By: Jane Elizabeth Lewis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1998

Seller ID: 247431

ISBN: 0415114810

Condition: Very Good Condition


As an historical figure Mary Queen of Scots has been perpetually represented on canvas, page and stage, and has captured the British imagination since the time of her death in 1587. The 'real' Mary Stuart however has remained an enigma. Mary Queen of Scots: Romance and Nation sheds light on Mary's life by exploring four main themes: * the history of Mary's representation in Britain from the late Tudor period focusing on key periods in the formation of the British identity and closely analysing several texts against a background of the visual, musical and literary works of each period * the rea... View more info