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The Great Hunger  Ireland, 1845-49
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The Great Hunger Ireland, 1845-49

By Woodham-Smith, Cecil

London: New English Library Ltd. Good; Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear, tape . repairs to gutters inside covers, old price to front endpaper, tiny open . corner tear to rear endpaper, paper starting to tone. ; Reading copy only, . no names inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 1970. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 432 pages; The horrific story of the Irish famine. A disaster that not only affected Ireland and its relationship with Britain but also influenced America, where thousands of Irish emigrated, taking with them their hatred for the English, and the dread disease, typhus. ; 0450000133 .

$7.25

The Knight In History
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The Knight In History

By Gies, Frances

London: Robert Hale Ltd. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Light shelf wear and tear to . unclipped DJ, corners lightly bumped, ink name to front endpaper, light . foxing to edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering . to spine. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing; B&W Photographs and Maps; 272 pages; A wonderfully written concise history of European knighthood. ; 0709023707 .

$18.13

The Common Stream
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The Common Stream

By Parker, Roland

London: Paladin Press. Very Good; Minor cover creases, sunned spine, slight foxing to endpapers . and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Wrap . around cover artwork February Fill Dyke by Benjamin William Leader.. 1986. Not First Edition. Paperback. Sixth Printing; B&W Illustrations; 256 pages; The village of Foxton, in Cambridgeshire, and the story of it's development from it's first traces to the present day. A wonderful piece both of research and writing. ; 0586082530 .

$8.77

Revolutionary Europe 1783-1815
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Revolutionary Europe 1783-1815

By Rude, George

London: Fontana. Very Good; Light reading creases, ink names to inside cover, some . annotation. ; Fontana 998L. Nice tight copy. Heavy book and priced . accordingly.. 1964. First Edition. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; The Fontana History of Europe; Maps; 352 pages; A detailed history of the French Revolution, its causes and its aftermath. .

$7.25

Puritanism And Revolution Studies in Interpretation of the English  Revolution of the 17th Century
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Puritanism And Revolution Studies in Interpretation of the English Revolution of the 17th Century

By Hill, Christopher

London: Panther. Good; Some reading creases and edge wear, some foxing to inside covers, . endpapers and edges of reading block. Ink name to front endpaper, some . annotation inside, one ink blot to fore edge of reading block with some . internal bleed. ; Good reading copy. Cover photo of bust of Milton from . Westminster Abbey. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 1968. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; Panther History; 384 pages; A collection of essays spotlighting the human predicaments during a time of great social change. ; 0586025758 .

$6.65

Kingdom of the Ark The Startling Story of How the Ancient British Race is  Descended from the Pharaohs
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Kingdom of the Ark The Startling Story of How the Ancient British Race is Descended from the Pharaohs

By Evans, Lorraine

London: Pocket Books. Very Good+; Light reading creases and shelf wear. ; Nice tight copy, no . names or marks inside.. 2001. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Photographs; 352 pages; Contraversial theory that a daughter of the heretical pharoah Akenaten made her way to the British Isles to escape the re-establishment of the traditional Egyptian religion, where she became a tribal leader and founded a dynasty that led to the High Kings of Ireland; 0671029568 .

$7.25

The Tutankhamun Deception  The True Story of the Mummy's Curse
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The Tutankhamun Deception The True Story of the Mummy's Curse

By O'Farrell, Gerald

London: Pan Books. Very Good; Light shelf and edge wear, some foxing. ; Nice tight copy, no . names inside.. 2002. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 240 pages; Conspiracy theory book theorising that the tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered by Carter prior to it's official opening in 1922 and systematically robbed of many of it's treasures through passages from other tombs in the Valley of the Kings. In the process they changed the layout and size of the tomb, sealing off the rooms they had emptied and building false walls to hide their activities. This theory has been generally discounted, but the recent discovery that there may indeed be hidden sealed up passages in the tomb may open the debate once again. ; 0330444905 .

$5.44

The Weaker Vessel A Woman's Lot in Seventeenth-Century England
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The Weaker Vessel A Woman's Lot in Seventeenth-Century England

By Fraser, Antonia

London: Mandarin. Very Good; Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear. ; . Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Heavy book and priced . accordingly.. 1997. Reprint. Paperback. Ninth Printing; B&W Photographs; 640 pages; An expert on the period, Antonia Fraser aims to bring to life the many and various women she has found in her considerable research, such as governesses, milkmaids, fishwives, nuns, defenders of castles and equally courageous courtesans, countesses, witches and widows. Just how weak were the women of the Civil War era? What could they expect beyond marriage and childbirth in an age when infant and maternal mortality was frequent and contraception unknown? Did anyone marry for love? Could a woman divorce? What rights had the unmarried? What expectations the widowed? ; 0749316527 .

$11.79

Mid-victorian Britain, 1851-75
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Mid-victorian Britain, 1851-75

By Best, Geoffrey

London: Fontana. Very Good+; Light shelf wear, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and . edges of reading block. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names inside, appears . unread. Wrap around cover design by Carroll & Dempsey, photograph by Andy . Seymour.. 1982. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Second Printing; 352 pages; The Great Exhibition of 1851 represented the high-water mark of Victorian society, and the two decades which followed form one of the most fascinating and fruitful areas of British history. In this delightfully readable and informative study, Professor Best places mid-Victorian Britain in its social, economic and political context. ; 0006356559 .

$6.35

The Penguin Book Of The American West
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The Penguin Book Of The American West

By Lavender, David

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd. Very Good; Light reading creases, some foxing to endpapers and edges of . reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover design by Ivan . Holmes. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 1969. Reprint. Paperback. First Printing; B&W Photographs and Maps; 480 pages; Slightly abridged from original hardback edition. Detailed account of the history of the European settlement of the American West, the stories of the pioneers who first travelled there, the backwoodsmen and fur trappers who established routes through the wilderness, and how a trickle of pioneers turned into a flood of adventurers and settlers. ; 0140028641 .

$19.66

Makers Of The Realm
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Makers Of The Realm

By Bryant, Arthur

London: The Reprint Society. Fair in Very Good dust jacket; Light shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ . with some toning to reverse. Missing front endpaper, marker pen initials . to inside front cover. ; Cream cloth boards with gilt lettering to leather . spine panel. Good reading copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced . accordingly.. 1955. Reprint. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . First Printing; The Story of England; Vol. 1; 416 pages; Bryant's classic history of England up to the Medieval period. .

$15.42

Towns in Roman Britain
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Towns in Roman Britain

By Bennett, Julian

Aylesbury: Shire Publications Ltd. Very Good; Spine corners lightly bumped, original price sticker to rear . cover. ; Nice tight copy, cover photo of the Roman theatre at Verulamium . near St. Albans.. 1988. Second Edition. Paperback. Second Printing; Shire Archaeology Series; B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 72 pages; A brief introduction to the study of the cities and towns of Roman Britain, from the first to the fifth century. ; 0852636725 .

$7.86

The Age Of The Railway
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The Age Of The Railway

By Perkin, Harold James

London: Panther. Very Good; Light reading creases and shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers. . ; Nice tight copy, no names inside.. 1971. First Edition. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Second Printing; B&W Photographs; 352 pages; The saga of the first construction and widespread use of the railways was the most spectacular aspect of the Industrial Revolution, making an impact that is still helping to mould our way of life today. ; 0586033823 .

$6.65

Industry and Empire
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Industry and Empire

By Hobsbawm, E J

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Pelican. Very Good+; Light shelf and edge wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or . marks inside, appears unread.. 1979. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Tenth Printing; The Pelican Economic History of Britain; Vol. 3; 384 pages; Excellent account of how Britain became the world's first great industrial power, thereby leading to it's dominance in trade and the growth of the British Empire. How from this initial dominance other powers grew to surpass it, but with Britain managing to maintain a special relationship with the rest of the world, particularly with countries that had once formed part of it's empire, unlike many other imperial powers. ; 0140208984 .

$6.35

Digging Up The Past
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Digging Up The Past

By Woolley, Sir Leonard

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Pelican Books. Good; Light shelf and edge wear, cup rings to covers, some foxing to . inside covers, some staining to base of reading block. ; Pelican A4. Good . reading copy, no names inside.. 1952. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Fourth Printing; B&W Photographs; 128 pages; An introduction to archaeology showing how the excavation of ancient sites changed from the hunt for treasure into a science. .

$4.83

The Year 1000  An Englishman's Year
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The Year 1000 An Englishman's Year

By Lacey, Robert; Danziger, Danny

London: Abacus. Very Good; Light reading creases, slightly concaved spine, some foxing to . endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. . Keyhole cover artwork based on the Julius Work Calendar.. 2000. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 240 pages; A vivid portrait of life in England at the turn of the first millenium. ; 0349112789 .

$4.83

The Hell-Fire Club  The Story Of The Amorous Knights Of Wycombe
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The Hell-Fire Club The Story Of The Amorous Knights Of Wycombe

By Mccormick, Donald

London: Pedigree Books. Very Good; Light reading creases and edge wear, light foxing to edges of . reading block. ; First paperback edition. Nice tight copy, no names . inside. Cover artwork uncredited. Undated but assumed c1960.. 1960. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 224 pages; A factual account of the infamous Hell Fire Club, where 18th century Prime Ministers, Cabinet Ministers and other high ranking men of the day, dressed up as monks to commit scandalous rites with prostitutes known as nuns. So, therefore, quite unlike the high minded morals of the leading political figures of our own time... .

$29.64

Archaeology From The Earth
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Archaeology From The Earth

By Wheeler, Sir Mortimer

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin. Very Good-; Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear, ink . initials to front endpaper, paper starting to tone with light foxing. ; . Pelican A356. Nice tight flat copy. Cover design by Bruce Robertson.. 1968. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Fifth Printing; B&W Illustration & Photographs; 256 pages; A critical look at the methodology of archaeology .

$7.25

Victoria's Inferno  Songs of the Old Mills, Mines, Manufactories, Canals  and Railways
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Victoria's Inferno Songs of the Old Mills, Mines, Manufactories, Canals and Railways

By Raven, Jon

Wolverhampton: Broadside Books. Fair; Some cover creases and shelf wear, small open corner tear to rear . cover, covers and inside covers somewhat grubby and stained. ; Good . reading copy only, no names inside.. 1978. First Edition. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 192 pages; A collection of english industrial songs from the 18th and 19th centuries, reflecting the many facets of working life during the industrial revolution and it's aftermath. ; 0950372234 .

$3.93

Origins Reconsidered In Search of What Makes Us Human
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Origins Reconsidered In Search of What Makes Us Human

By Leakey, Richard; Lewin, Roger

London: Little, Brown & Company. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ. ; . Tan cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, map endpapers. Nice tight . copy, no names or marks inside. Large heavy book and priced accordingly.. 1992. Reprint. Hardcover. First Printing; B&W Photographs and Illustrations; 400 pages; Returning to his 1977 work Origins, Leakey reflects anew on what makes us human and reassesses human prehistory in light of the discovers he made at Lake Turkana in the mid 1980s. ; 0316902985 .

$23.59

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