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Waterloo : a relation of the famous fight of the 18th of June 1815, after impartial documents, with numerous illustrations and explanatory Notes
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Waterloo : a relation of the famous fight of the 18th of June 1815, after impartial documents, with numerous illustrations and explanatory Notes

By Libert, Fr.

Quenast, Belgium: A. Spinette The 19th Edition: the much reprinted work by this Author. A nice example. 46 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm. Text English [ Location: Landing Case ]. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo.

$6.54

Great Britain since 1688 : a modern History
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Great Britain since 1688 : a modern History

By Smellie, Kingsley Bryce Speakman.

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1962. Series: History of the Modern World / University of Michigan. vi, 462 p. Nice copy, trifle rubs at extremities of the Jacket. [ Location: Landing Case ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.79

End of Empire
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End of Empire

By Lapping, Brian.

New York: St Martins Press, 1985. FIRST US EDITION: xvi, 560 p. : ill., ports., maps (some col.) ; 26 cm. Maps on lining papers. Includes index. Bibliography: p. [539]-550. Decolonisation - the Story, the process, the unravelling. Solid copy, but Jacket with edge wear. Priced accordingly. [ Location: BR2 / 1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.01

PROGRAMME: Festival Dinner 1923 The Royal Society of St. George Founded 1894
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PROGRAMME: Festival Dinner 1923 The Royal Society of St. George Founded 1894

By H.R.H The Prince of Wales in the Chair

London: Printed By H & K Ltd, 1923. Held at the Guildhall London ( by Special Permission ) Patrons: His Majesty the King Her Majesty the Queen. President: His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Hon Sec, Howard Ruff 5 Bloomsbury Square, London. With other Ephemera concerning St. George's Day laid in. The main Programme is a colourful emblematic presentation, with split to joint 3". Internally there is a list of the Dinner Committee, Stewards etc. Then there is an article by Col.Sir T.H.Holdich "WEST MEETS EAST". Then there is detail of the FARE on offer including 'Clear City Turtle' and of course "The Roast Beef of Old England" ( devon Baron ); Toasts; The Guard of Honour; Objects of the Society - "...to encourage and strengthen the spirit of patriotism amongst all classes of Englishmen, irrespective of creed or party..." OVERSEAS BRANCHES. Then a page headed PATRIOTISM. Rear Cover includes a Map 'Principal Places visited by His Royal Highness on his tour to India & the Far East in 1921 and 1922. Includes a Subscription form, a two paged Slip headed St George's Day April 23rd 1923 1pm. Also, a St Paul's Cathedral Order of Service: in Connection with The Royal Society of St. George Thursday April 26th 1923 at 5.30 p.m. Intersting little Lot. [ Location: Programme Storage ]. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.51

Guild of Freemen of the City of London; Annual Banquet in the Grand Hall of the Connaught Rooms on Monday the 11th December 1922
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Guild of Freemen of the City of London; Annual Banquet in the Grand Hall of the Connaught Rooms on Monday the 11th December 1922

By The Master Thomas W. Hewitt, Esq in the Chair

15 Fish Street Hill, Eastleigh London : Printed for the Guild of Freemen By Messrs Simon & Co Ltd, 1922. A very good copy if with some dulling and spotting to margin edges. Consists of a Seating Plan for the High and Mighty. Then there is an Index list to Names, following an alphabetical order of Members, including Guests name[s]. { representative images to follow } Detailing format, with "Grace", God save the King, God Bless the Prince of Wales, and The Passing of the Loving Cup - "with spiced Wine, immemoriably termed "Sack". There is an emphasis in passing the Cup 'as quickly as possible'. Finally there is The Toast List.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.26

Church Lads' Brigade. Cadet Force - London Division - Thirty First Annual Report ( Season 1921-1922 ) ;   Church lads' Brigade Cadet Force: London Division Programme of Annual Display at Guildhall on Monday April 16th 1923 [ 2 Items ].
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Church Lads' Brigade. Cadet Force - London Division - Thirty First Annual Report ( Season 1921-1922 ) ; Church lads' Brigade Cadet Force: London Division Programme of Annual Display at Guildhall on Monday April 16th 1923 [ 2 Items ].

By The Right Hon. The Lord Mayor of London [ in the Chair ]

27-29, Cursitor St, London : Charles Jones & Co, Printers, 1922. Each item will have an interest to those of a historical persuasion - The Church Lads' and Church Girls' Brigade is an Anglican youth organisation with branches in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Bermuda, Kenya, South Africa, Newfoundland and St Helena. Its origins lie in the formation in 1891 of the Church Lads' Brigade with its sister organisation, the Church Nursing and Ambulance Brigade for Young Women and Girls, later the Church Girls' Brigade, founded in 1901. The two respective founders were Walter M Gee and the Reverend Thomas Milner. The two brigades amalgamated in 1978 to form the Church Lads' and Church Girls' Brigade. 1st listed is 16 pages, 2nd Listed is a 4 page item. [ Location: Programme Storage ]. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo & 8vo.

$8.26

Engineers and engineering in the Renaissance
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Engineers and engineering in the Renaissance

By Parsons, William Barclay.

Cambridge, Mass. ; London : M.I.T. Press, 1976. 1st M.I.T. Press paperback Edition: xxi p.,p12-661 : ill., facsims., maps, plans, 1port. ; 24cm. Bibliography: p.619-623. - Includes index. Nice clean, square copy, no inscriptions. [ Location: BR2/1 ]. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.51

Princess of Wales
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Princess of Wales

By Ashdown, Dulcie M.

London: John Murray, 1979. A nice copy, a look back at Princesses of Wales. Dust Jacket, a trifle rubbed at spine extremities. 240 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. Includes Index. [ Location: BR2/1 ]; Bibliography: p. 227-234.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.38

King Charles III : A Biography
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King Charles III : A Biography

By Holden, Anthony 1947-

New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1983. First American Edition: Holden's portrait is painted in darker hues than that in other biographies, but it is probably the most insightful to date. p.242, illustrated. [ Location: Dark Oak BR1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.04

The Thistle and the Jade: A Celebration of 150 Years of Jardine, Matheson & Co
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The Thistle and the Jade: A Celebration of 150 Years of Jardine, Matheson & Co

By Jardine, Matheson & Co [ Keswick, Maggie (ed)

London: Octopus Books Limited, 1982. 272 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographic refs. - Index. A very nice copy, only the Dust Jacket with fade, else fine all round. [ Location: Dark Oak BR1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.27

The Queen & her court : a guide to the British monarchy Today
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The Queen & her court : a guide to the British monarchy Today

By Packard, Jerrold M.

New York: Charles Scribner's, 1981. 234 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Includes index. Bibliography: p. 222-225. Lovely copy in a like Dust Jacket. [ Location: Dark Oak BR1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$12.04

The Oxford book of royal Anecdotes
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The Oxford book of royal Anecdotes

By Longford, Elizabeth [ Edited By

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. This book contains a collection of tales and anecdotes which run chronologically to create a narrative history of the kings and queens of England from Boudicca to Elizabeth II. Sources range from early medieval chroniclers to present day biographers and historians. Elizabeth, Countess of Longford, is author of "Victoria RI", "The Queen Mother, a Biography" and "Elizabeth R". Contents - The Celts and the Britons AD 61-AD 500 - Boudicca, Arthur; the Saxons 560- 1016 - Ethelbert, Edwin, Ina, Offa, Caedwalla, Alfred the Great, Edward the Elder, Athelstan, Edmund, Eadred, Eadwig, Edgar, Edward the Martyr, Ethelred the Unready, Edmund Ironside; the Danes 1016-1066 - Cnut, Harold Harefoot, Harthacnut, Edward the Confessor, Harold; the Normans 1066-1154 - William the Conquerer, William Rufus, Henry I, Stephen (and Matilda); the Angevins or Plantagenets 1154-1399 - Henry II, Richard I, John, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, Edward III, Richard II; the Lancastrians 1399-1461 - Henry V, Henry VI; the Yorkists 1461-1485 - Edward IV, Edward V, Richard III; the Tudors 1485-1603 - Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary, Elizabeth I; the Stuarts 1603-1714 - James I, Charles I, Charles II, James II, William and Mary, Anne; the Hanoverians 1714-1837 - George I, George II, George III, George IV, William IV; Victoria and her descendents - Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII, George VI, Elizabeth II. p.546, index. [ Location: Dark Oak BR1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.38

Newcastle upon Tyne : a pictorial History
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Newcastle upon Tyne : a pictorial History

By Foster, Joan. [ Compiled By

Chichester, United Kingdom: Phillimore, 1995. Newcastle upon Tyne has a long history which began with the building of the first Tyne bridge in about A.D. 122. The river has played a crucial part throughout Newcastle's history, leading to prosperity from trade and shipbuilding. Coal gave the impetus to industrial development and great engineering achievements, which placed the city at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution. Robert Stephenson, Lord William Armstrong and Sir Charles Parsons are portrayed, together with the leading Newcastle radicals and reformers: Joseph Cowen, Dr John Rutherford and Robert Spence Watson. 1 v. : chiefly ill., facsims., maps, ports. ; 26cm. Includes index. Very nice example in a like Dust Jacket. [ Location: Dark Oak BR1 ]. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.63

Pioneer Western Empire Builders, a True Story of the Men and Women of Pioneer Days  [ SIGNED COPY ]
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Pioneer Western Empire Builders, a True Story of the Men and Women of Pioneer Days [ SIGNED COPY ]

By King, Frank M.

Pasadena: Trail's End Publishing, 1946. This First Edition - Privately Published for his friends by the author. 'Quarter-Circle TV Frank King's Arizona Brand'. Profusely illustrated, including Original illustration by Charles M Russell. A very good copy indeed, with tight binding, very minor marking, text block clean, is excellent, fade of spine. Authentic unique signature. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [ Location: G8 ]. Signed Frank M King Cowhand Author May 1947. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by See Below. 8vo.

$20.64

Russell's despatches from the Crimea, 1854-1856
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Russell's despatches from the Crimea, 1854-1856

By Russell, William Howard, 1820-1907.; Bentley, Nicolas, 1907-1978

London: Andre Deutsch, 1966. General Note: First published in 1855 under title: The war, from the landing at Gallipoli to the death of Lord Raglan. Further information: William Howard Russell ; edited with an introd. by Nicolas Bentley. 286 p. illus., maps, ports. 24 cm. A rather nice looking copy, in similar Jacket. Book is firm and clean, in the orginal orange gilt cloth, with just a neat ink inscription to front free endpaper., has a very decent Jacket, may have a lightish fade.[ Location: BR2 / 1 ]. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.32

The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning
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The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning

By BARKER, Nicolas

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978. Cloth, large 8vo, 31 cm, xiii, 69 pp + [103] leaves of plates. An informative and well-illustrated account of the history of OUP, the worls'd longest-established press, over its first 500 years.Preface by Charles Ryskamp. Illustrated by 2 color & 332 b/w ill/plts. JACKET: some dust soil marks; one small clsd tear rear of wrappper, with some related creasing. A Nice presentable and informative book. Location: [ BR2 ]. First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Illus. by b/w Illustration. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.64

Violent London : Political Insurrection in the Capital
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Violent London : Political Insurrection in the Capital

By Bloom, Clive

London, United Kingdom: Sidgwick and Jackson, 2003. First Edition (1st impression): The complex nature of London has provided fertile ground for social histories by writers like Roy Porter and Peter Ackroyd. This title tackles London's underground world of radicals and subversives. JACKET: lightest edge turns to one crnr, head of spine. Nice copy. Size: 8vo (thick).[ Location: BR2 / 1 ]. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$12.04

English Cathedrals
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English Cathedrals

By Lehmberg, Stanford E

London: Hambledon & London, 2005. English Cathedrals, including Canterbury, Durham, Winchester and York, are the greatest collective work of art and architecture in Britain, reflecting over a thousand years of history. 319pp. Illustrated in colour and black/white plates and map. A lovely, fresh, crisp copy in like Dust Jacket.[ Location: BR2 / 1 ]. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$11.01

The Rise of the Dutch Republic
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The Rise of the Dutch Republic

By Motley, John Lothrop

London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co, 1891. Qtr Bound Leather and Boards - A very nice copy, in clean and wwell preserved Leather bound spine, overlay and corners and with tasteful brown marble design boards. With matching pastedowns and ep's. Clean and tight. pp: 918. [ Location: BR2 / 1 ]. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$18.58

A walk round the walls and city of Chester
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A walk round the walls and city of Chester

By Broster, John of Chester

Chester: printed by the Author, 1821. 6th Edition dated 1821 [revised by J. Broster]. General Note: Originally published as: The Chester guide. by Peter Broster. This copy has the original buff boards, with new backstrip and paper title to spine. A tight, clean little copy, with previous owner bookplate to front pastedown. p. 118 [ ii ]; with egraved frontis, vignette to title page, further illustrations within text. [ Location: BR2 / 1 ]. Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo.

$27.52

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