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The Alien Invasion: The Origins of the Aliens Act of 1905

By Gainer, Bernard

New York: Crane, Russak & Company, 1977. Assumed fist printing. 305 pp., notes, biblio, index, octavo format in burgundy hardcovers, dust jacket. Fine text with no owner's names, no noticeable wear. Dust jacket has no tears or chips, just some edge-wear along the top. An attractive Fine/Nearly Fine copy. . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.


Sliabh an Iarainn Slopes: History of the Town and Parish of Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim

By Galoggly, Fr. Dan

Monaghan, Ireland: Self-published, 1991. First and only printing. Pp. vii, 298, many photos, appendix, octavo format hardcover in dust jacket. Text has owner's name inside, light wear to cloth covers. Dust jacket has edge-wear, short edge-tears, some tape-repaired. Scarce book. Priced according to condition.. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Dust Jacket Included.


Ennis in Old Picture Postcards

By Spellissy, Sean

Netherlands: European Library , 2001. First printing. Introduction plus 76 pp. of illustrations, oblong octavio pictorial hardcover, no dust jacket as issued. Fine unread copy. . 1st. Hardcover. Fine.


Great Domesday Book: Yorkshire: County Edition 3-Volume Set Limited Edition

By Palliser, D.M., F. R. Thorn, et al

London, UK: Alecto Historical Editions, 1987. First printing, limited to 1,000 copies, of which this is #383. The three volumes were published from 1987 to 1992. Three volumes, all over-sized folio format in brown and beige cloth with gilt spine titles, slipcase. First volume: Domesday Book: Studies, 179 pp., many ills., glossary, biblio, appendices, index. Second volume: The Yorkshire Domesday: Introduction & Translation, 120 pp. + translations, maps, biblio, index. Third volume: The Yorkshire Domesday: Folios and Maps, about 100 un-numbered pages of facsimiles plus 4 large folding maps in pocket. All three volumes in unread condition with no owner's marks, minor spotting to covers. Slipcase is splitting along some seams and has been reinforced with transparent tape. A superb set. Overseas shipping will be more expensive due to the size and weight of this set.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good.


Dickensian Inns & Taverns

By Matz, B. W.

London: Cecil Palmer, 1922. First printing. 280 pp., about 40 illustrations, index, octavo format in navy cloth with gilt titles. No owner's name, light wear to cloth, front free endpaper excised. A decent copy. . 1st. Hardcover. Good.


The Mermaid and Mitre Taverns in Old London

By Rogers, Kenneth O.B.E., M.D. (Lond)

London: Homeland Association , 1928. First printing. 204 pp., 8 plates (plans, tokens, signs), index, octavo, burgundy buckram with gilt titles. Tight, square copy with no significant flaws. Cloth and gilt are fresh, not faded and only slightly worn at tips. Small, neat owner's stamp in ffep, some foxing to preliminaries and edges of text block. A very attractive copy of this rare book.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Pitcairn, Phyllis .


Taverns in the Town

By Popham, H. E. Sir John Squire (intro.)

London: Robert Hale, 1937. First printing. 221 pp., frontis ill. plus about 15 illustrations, index, octavo, blue cloth with gilt titles. Text has small, neat owner's stamp on ffep, no other owner's marks, no wear or fading to cloth or titles, hinges tight. Only flaw to text is some foxing, mostly to the edges of the text block, but also some minor effects on a few of the leaves. Rare, and very fragile, dustjacket is not price-clipped. Has some chipping to the head of the spine. Also, some tears and a chunk missing from the spine about .75" X 1". Rarely found in dj. A very attractive copy. . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included. Illus. by Popham, J. K. .


Legibus: A History of Clifford Turner 1900 - 1980

By Scott, John

London: King Thorne Stace , 1980. Text appears unread, but gift inscription inside, light wear, one short tear to tips.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.


The Cornkister Days: Portrait of a Land and Its Rituals

By Cameron, David Kerr

United Kingdom: Victor Gollancz, 1985. First printing. 263 pp., many photos, glossary, octavo, hardcover, dustjacket. Fine/Nearly Fine copy with almost no sign of wear, no tears, no owner's marks.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.


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Children of the Empire. (Dr. Barnardo)

By Wagner, Gillian

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1982., 1982. First printing. 284 pp., photos, appendix, index, 8vo, hardcover, dustjacket. Book on the Barnardo children who were shipped from the UK to Canada and Australia, often ending up in abusive situations. Fine/Nearly Fine. Only light wear to extremties of dj. No names, no tears. Very attractive copy of this uncommon book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.


Hatchments in Britain: Northamptonshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire

By Summers, Peter G.;Titterton, John E

United Kingdom: Phillimore, 1974 First printing. 113 pp., ills., photo plates, biblio, index, octavo, laminated hardcover. Nearly Fine with light wear to tips, no owners' marks.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.


Historic Farmhouses in and Around Westmorland

By Palmer, J. H

Kendal: Westmorland Gazette , 1952 125 pp., many photos, small quarto, hardcover, dustjacket. VG text in Good dj. Neat early owner's inscription, endpapers darkened else no significant flaws to text. Dj shows some wear and tear but is complete except for one flap clipped. . Hard Cover. Very Good.


The Modern History of Iraq

By Marr, Phebe

Westview Press , 1991. First printing. 382 pp., photos, biblio, index, octavo, softcover. Fine copy with no real wear.. Soft Cover. Fine.


The Edwards in Scotland 1296-1377, Being the Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1900

By Bain, Joseph

Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1901., 1901. First printing. X, 105 pp., 8vo, navy cloth with gilt spine titles. VG- copy: lightly worn at extremities, owner's bookplate, some underlining, few interesting notes to text. Scarce book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.


Ambridge: An English Village Through the Ages

By Aldridge, Jennifer & John Tregorran

Borchester, 1982., 1982. First edition. 149 pp., many ills., index, oversize softcover. Nearly Fine.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.



By Sitwell, Sacheverell & Bamford, Francis

Faber & Faber, 1938,, 1938. First ed. 320 pp., 12 ill., 8vo, hardcover. Ex-lib with usual stamps, pocket. Good tight reading copy with a bit of staining to boards.. First Edition. Hardcover.


An Economic History of England: The 18th Century

By Ashton, T. S

Methuen, London, 1961., 1961 First printing of this revised edition "with minor corrections." vi, 257 pp., index, 8vo, hardcover in dj. VG in Good price-clipped dj with some short tears and some chipping to the top edge. A bit of marginalia, mostly check marks in the margin.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.


Three-Cornered Heart

By Fremantle, Anne

Collins, London, 1971., 1971 First UK Edition. 316 pp., photos, index, 8vo, cloth, dustjacket. Nearly Fine text in unclipped dj with sunned spin, a few closed tears. Attractive copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.


Specks on the Dusty Road: a Book Of Reminiscences

By Ryland, F. J

Cornish Brothers, 1937., 1937. First edition. 262 pp., photos, index, 8vo, navy cloth, dustjacket. VG+/VG+. Very tight, fresh copy in untorn dj with light edge-wear, some darkening. Owner's inscription on ffep. Very attractive copy in the original uncommon orange dj.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.


The Golden Age of the Thames

By Burstall, Patricia

United Kingdom: David & Charles, 1981. First printing. 222 pp., many photos, index, 8vo, hardcover, dustjacket. Fine/Fine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.


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