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Orkney Workbook: A Dictionary of the Dialect of Orkney

by Lamb, Gregor

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Published
1995
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Very Good
ISBN
9780951344354
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$40.00

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Byrgisey, 1995 A comprehensive etymological dictionary of the Orkney dialect. Fully revised paper back edition. Glossy soft cover, black titling to front and spine, 144 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge… Read more
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State of the Poor

by Eden, Frederic Morton & A.G.L. Rogers (Editor)

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Published
1928
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$60.00

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London, UK: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., 1928 Abridged and edited by A.G.L. Rogers with an introduction. "Eden's 'State of the Poor' has for many years been kown as a classical work in the condition of the labouring classes in England down to the end of the eighteenth century." Red cloth with gilt titling to spine, 383 pages. … Read more
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Aberbrothock Illustrated

by Adam, John & George Hay

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Published
1886
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$85.00

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Arbroath, UK: T. Buncle, 1886 Aberbrothock Illustrated Being the Round O Etchings in Miniature by John Adam (Edingburgh) with Historical and Topographical Notes by George Hay. Light brown cloth with gilted blindstamped picture to front, gilt titling to spine, top of textblock edge is gilted, endpapers illustrated with a representation of the botany of the district, 86 pages of… Read more
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Chronicle of Battle Abbey

by Searle, Eleanor (Translator & Editor)

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Published
1980
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Very Good
ISBN
9780198222385
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$80.00

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Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1980 Written in the last quarter of the twelfth century this text could be described as the earliest teaching casebook in English common Law. It appears the author was his abbey's advocate for many years. This is his account of the royal courts, often presided over by Henry II himself, told in the… Read more
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Northern Meeting, 1788-1988

by Farrie, Angus

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Published
1988
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Very Good -
ISBN
9780946270521
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$50.00

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Kippielaw, East Lothian Scotland: The Pentland Press, Ltd., 1988 Written not only for the members of the Northern meeting, but for anyone interested in Highland history, the local history and life in Inverness, piping, fiddle music, Highland Reels and country dances. This is the Story of the Northern Meeting - Its Games, Its Highland Balls, Its Dances and Dance Music… Read more
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Farnham Portrait: Based on the Farnham Herald Series 'Michael Blower's Environmental Viewpoint'

by Farrow, Susan

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Published
1989
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780859678384
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$22.00

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U.K.: Ashgate Editions, 1989 Foreword by Nigel Temple, author of 'Farnham Buildings and People.' Susan Farrow and Michael Blower not only chronicle change in Farnham, but also inform, discuss, explain, warn, and educate with exceptional dedication. White soft cover with green illustration and black titling, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, maps, and several attractive full-colour, full-page illustrations,… Read more
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image of Aall T'githor Like the Folk O'Shields: Images from Cookson Country, Volume One

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Pennywell, Sunderland, U.K.: North East Press Limited Circa 1944. A collection of historical black and white photographs of South Shields, taken between World Wars One and Two by photographer James Cleet, text by Janis Blower. Blue soft cover with white titling and black and white photograph, staple binding, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, 66 pages. … Read more
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Rainbows at Noon

by Williston, Eileen

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Published
1993
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New
ISBN
9780969773504
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$12.95

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Gibsons B.C.: Quintessential Press, 1993 A collection of travel stories set in Great Britain and Europe, written first for a writing group, and later compiled into a book. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with green titling on front, white titling on blue spine, black and white illustrations and maps, 135 pages. Book is new. Shipping charges are… Read more
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Legionary Fortress of Chester, The

by Petch, D.F.

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Good
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Reprinted from V.E. Nash-Williams: The Roman Frontier in Wales, Second revised edition 1969. White paper cover with black titling, staple binding, 9 pages. A folded black and white map of the fortress of Chester is tucked into book. Previous owner's name stamp on front cover and first page of pamphlet and on the back of the map,… Read more
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Liverpool, U.K.: Brown & Rawcliffe Book is a volume of The "Camera" series: Views of the United Kingdom. An album of eight black and white plates showing various scenes of Chester: the Cathedral both interior and exterior, Stanley's Palace, the Cross, and the race course, God's Providence House, Bishop Lloyd's House and Eaton Hall. Book is undated: appears… Read more
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U.K.: J.C. Davies, 1964 "A town looks at the relics of its past. This account is written by a Market Harborough schoolmaster, illustrated largely by Market Harborough photographers and artists, printed by a Market Harborough firm, and financed by the promises of Market Harborough people." Grey cloth with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece and black… Read more
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$18.00
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Brigadier-General R.B. Bradford, V.C., M.C. And His Brothers

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$1,500.00

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London: Private Printing "This Book is for Private Circulation Only and has Been Written for Relatives and Friends." A biography of three of the four Bradford Brothers: George Nicholson Bradford, V.C., Royal Navy; James Barker Bradford, M.C., The Durham Light Infantry; and Brig.-General Roland Boys Bradford, V.C., M.C., The Durham Light Infantry. Dark blue cloth, bevelled edges, gilt… Read more
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General Monck

by Ashley, Maurice

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Published
1977
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Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780224012874
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$25.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1977 A comprehensive and fully researched biography of George Monck, in which Monck is shown to be a "man of considerable ability and intense loyalties, equally devoted to Oliver Cromwell and Charles II." Red cloth with gilt titling on spine, upper text block edge is red, grey end papers, 316 pages. Cover has multiple tiny… Read more
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World of the Ranters, The: Religious Radicalism in the English Revolution

by Morton, A.L.

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Published
1979
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Good+ to Very Good-
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$32.00

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London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1979 Book contains the first full-length study of the Ranters, "the most radical of all the left-wing sects that flourished in the English Revolution of the seventeenth century. It also includes studies of outstanding Leveller leaders...as well as the first biographical portrait of the pamphleteer Laurence Clarkson, whose life proides a guide to virtually all… Read more
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Maritime Postal History of London, The

by Robertson, Alan W.

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Published
1960
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$75.00

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London, U.K.: Robson Lowe Limited, 1960 The maritime postal history of London, published on the occasion of the London International Stamp Exhibition, 9th-16th July, 1960. Blue cloth with gilt titling on front, illustrated title page and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and maps, 68 pages. Spine has light edge wear and is slightly sunned, back cover… Read more
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From Ship to Shore, A Memoir

by Rivett-Carnac, Miles

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Published
1998
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781858215358
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$76.00

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Edinburgh: Pentland Press Limited, 1998 This is the autobiographical tale of Miles Rivett-Carnac detailing his early life and family history. Black cloth with gilt titling on spine, illustrated with black and white photographs, 163 pages. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear, otherwise book is great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg.… Read more
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British Military Policy Between the Two World Wars

by Bond, Brian

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Published
1980
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Good+ to Very Good-
ISBN
9780198224648
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$70.00

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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980 "This study seeks to fill a gap in the bibliography concerning the making of Britain's strategy and its relationship with foreign policy in the inter-war period." Blue hard cover with gilt titling on spine, 419 pages. Corners lightly bumped, upper text block edge slightly darkened and has a few tiny, dark specks, red ink… Read more
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Benjamin Disraeli - Letters: 1838 - 1841

by Disraeli, Benjamin

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Published
1987
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Very Good
ISBN
9780802057365
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$60.00

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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1987 Book is edited by: M.G. Wiebe, J.B. Conacher and John Matthews and Mary S. Millar, and is Volume III of what appears to be a planned four-volume publication. Each volume includes an introduction, a name and subject index, and appendixes of related documents. The five hundred letters in this volume cover Disraeli's… Read more
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Benjamin Disraeli - Letters: 1842-1847

by Disraeli, Benjamin

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Published
1989
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Very Good
ISBN
9780802058102
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$60.00

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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1989 Book is edited by: M.G. Wiebe, J.B. Conacher and John Matthews and Mary S. Millar, and is Volume IVof a four-volume publication. Each volume includes an introduction, a name and subject index, and appendixes of related documents. The 435 hundred letters in this volume cover "the most dramatic period of Disraeli's middle… Read more
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Sir Francis Drake's Secret Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America, AD 1579

by Bawlf, Samuel

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Published
2001
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780968852804
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$75.00

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Salt Spring Island, B.C.: Sir Francis Drake Publications, 2001 Drawing on newly uncovered evidence, geographer and maritime historian Samuel Bawlf masterfully reconstructs Francis Drake’s historic round-the-world expedition, exploring the drama surrounding the voyage and offering intriguing insights into life at sea in the sixteenth century. Red hard cover with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, black and… Read more
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