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Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery in the Gilded Age

by MacColl, Gail & Wallace, Carol McD.

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2012
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9780761171959
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New York: Workman Publishing, 2012 This delightful account of how American heiresses in the post-Civil War era packed up their trunks and went husband-hunting in England demonstrates that our national infatuation with British aristocracy is nothing new. The young women had good looks and big bucks; the often debt-ridden Brits had titles, castles and a society that was "more stimulating… Read more
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The Kings and Queens of Engand 1066-1935

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1935
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Near Fine
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First UK Edition
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John Player & Sons, 1935 Vintage collection of cigarette cards mounted in the original paper album. Contents fine except for one missing card [ Edward I].16p. Some slight mark on card covers . First UK Edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Album.
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To Marry an English Lord: Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery in the Gilded Age

by MacColl, Gail & Wallace, Carol McD.

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1989
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U.S.A.: Workman Publishing Company, 1989 From the Gilded Age until 1914, more than 100 American heiresses invaded Britannia and swapped dollars for titles - just like Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, the first of the Downton Abbey characters Julian Fellowes was inspired to create after reading To Marry An English Lord. Filled with vivid personalities, gossipy anecdotes, grand houses, and… Read more
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Oxford: Alfred Savage The title says it all - there is no text other than the labels on these delightful period photographs of Oxford colleges. Undated, but appears to be some time between 1918 and 1930. No bicyles, cars or students are visible on most photographs (so no clues as to the date, except for a panoramic view of racing… Read more
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How the Heather Looks : A Joyous Journey to the British Sources of Children's Books

by Bodger, Joan

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Published
1999
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New
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2nd.ed..
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9780771011184
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1999 "First published in 1965, this charming tale of one family's journey to search out the scenes of many favourite British children's books is now back to delight a new generation" "First published in 1965, this charming tale of one family's journey to search out the scenes of many favourite British children's books is now back… Read more
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Saddleworth Villages

by Barrow, Neil, Buckley, Mike, Petford, Alan & Sanders, Jean

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Published
2003
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Fine
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1st UK Edition
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9780904982084
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Saddleworth: Saddleworth Historical Society, 2003 A collection of essays about the historiy and traditional architecture es of a group of Pennine villages [Delph, Denshaw, Diggle, Dobeross, Grasscroft. Lydgate & Roughtown, Greenfield, Springhead, Uppermill] straddling the borders of Lanacashire and Yorkshire. Nicely illustrated with sketches by Geoffrey Schofield Toms. 174p. bibliographies, maps. NOTE : A large heavy volume. [Only 7… Read more
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Little Moreton Hall

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First Thus
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Enfield, CT: Spinnaker Vintage 500+ piece jigsaw puzzle featuring Little Moreton Hall, Little Moreton Hall, one of the most famous timber framed buildings in England is ow20.0y the National Trust and is situated four miles to the south west of Congleton in Cheshire. [ID# 06082] Puzzle Size:18x24" Box Size: 12x14x2", National Trust card laid in.. First Thus. Boxed Set.… Read more
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Jolly Wicked, Actually: The 100 Words That Make Us English

by Thorne, Tony

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Published
2009
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New
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1st UK Edition
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9781408700891
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Little, Brown, 2009 "A wonderfully entertaining compendium of the hundred words and phrases that have over the last century become the cornerstones of modern spoken English, and have been used - sometimes deliberately, but often inadvertently - to stake out the common identity that unites the English, to define what makes us who we are, and thus different from those… Read more
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Kent and Lancaster

by Van Den Keere, Pieter

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Facsimile Reprint
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Nice coloured two-sided reproductions of maps of "Kent and Lancaster" Images the same size [12.2cms by 8.5cms] as those in " England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland Described and Abridged... from a Farr Larger Voulume Done by John Speed." published by George Humble in 1627. [Known as 'Miniature Speeds' ] Page size 18x12cm. [See also listings describing other sheets in… Read more
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Warwickshire,England

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First Thus
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Brampton ON: Canada Games Vintage 500 piece jigsaw puzzle featuring an half-timbered Tudor /Elizabethemn period house and garden in Warwickshire. Windsor series [ID# CGC 40409-2] Undated {c. 1990?}uzzle size: 35x48cm.Box size: 24x20x4.cm . First Thus. Boxed Puzzle. Fine.
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Salisbury - High Street Gate.

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First Thus
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London, Ontario: Tower Press Ltd. Vintage 1500 piece jigsaw puzzle of The High Street Gate in Salisbury.England. [ID# 6903/3] Puzzle size: Bos Size 17x11x3"Undated Box a little stained., but sound.. First Thus. Boxed Puzzle. Very Good.
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Wilt Shire and Worcestershir

by Van Den Keere, Pieter

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Nice coloured two-sided reproductions of maps of " Wilt Shire and Worcestershir" Images the same size [12.2cms by 8.5cms] as those in " England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland Described and Abridged... from a Farr Larger Voulume Done by John Speed." published by George Humble in 1627. [Known as 'Miniature Speeds' ] Page size 18x12cm. [See also listings describing… Read more
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A Slice of Life: Selected Documents of Medieval English Peasant Experience (Documents of Practice)

by DeWindt, Edwin Brezette

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Published
1996
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Very Good
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1st US Edition
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9781879288737
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Kalamazoo MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 1996 A collection of extracts from six late 13th early 14th century texts & rolls which give an insight into the everyday life of the English peasant.191p glossary Crusp unmarked text, name of previous owner, on ffep, else fine Bibliographic Details Title: A Slice Of Life - Selected Documents Of ... Publisher: published… Read more
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Hollar's England

by Martyn, Kaherine

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Published
1978
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Fine
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First Ediition
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Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 1978 An exhibition of the etchings of Wenceslaus Hollar Selected from the Sidney T.Fisher Collection on the Occasion of the Meeting of ther Shakespearte Association of America at the University of Toronto April I978, 16p.Illus. Foldout panorama of London. First Ediition. Softcover. Fine. Exhibition Catalogue.
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Period Piece

by Raverat,Gwen (Gwendolyn Mary Darwin])

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Published
1952
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1st.US Edition.
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New York: W.W.Norton, 1952 Charming and engrossing biography of a young girl growing up in late Victorian Cambridge, with entertaining vignettes, in both descriptions and drawings, off various members of the remarkable Darwin and Wedgwood families.282p. Ill. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good with slight chips & Tear. Illus. by Gwen Raverat.
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Elizabeth the Great

by Jenkins, Elizabeth

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Published
1950
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London: Victor Gollancz, 1950 336p. plates bibliography index First edition ,3rd reprint Neat tight copy, but paper age toned name of previous owner on title page. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.
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The Mill's Life: From the Domesday Book to the Millennium

by Llewellyn, Charles

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Published
1997
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1st UK Edition.
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9781861051059
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London: Robson Books, 1997 When the death of his father left Charles Llewellyn with the task of selling the ramshackle millhouse and water mill that had been his family's home, Charles found that the mill was full, not just of his family's clutter, but of history spanning nearly a thoudand years. In this book Charles recounts his battle to renovate… Read more
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The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island (Bryson)

by Bryson, Bill

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2015
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9780857522344
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Transworld Publishers, 2015 Hardcover. As New/As New.
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Elizabeth the Great A Biography

by Jenkins, Elizabeth

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Published
1950
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Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
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New York: Coward McCann, 1950 349p. plates bibliography index. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.
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Country Walks Around Bourton-on-the Water

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1989
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1st UK Edition
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Cheltenham: Cotswold Walkers , 1989 A handy guide. 28p maps. 1st UK Edition. Stapled Softcover. Fine.
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