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The Reformation in Essex to the death of Mary

By Oxley, James E.

Oxford Rd, Manchester : Manchester University Press, 1965. A very nice copyin the burgundy cloth, gilt titles to spine, free of any inscriptions; in a protected sust jacket, within a removeable sleeve, complete, clean and presenting well. Contents: Introduction -- Church organization -- Religious foundations -- The shape of things to come -- Henry's Reformation -- The dissolution of the monasteries -- Aftermath -- The Edwardian Reformation -- Mary's revolution -- Fire and faggot -- Gain and loss -- Appendices: -- I. Church dignitaries and pluralism -- II. Benefices and livings -- III. Numbers in religious houses -- IV. Religious house at the dissolution -- V. Value of chantries, free chapels, and hospitals, 1536 -- VI. The speed of monastic visitors. xii, 320 pages : folded map, charts ; 23 cm. Includes bibliography (pages 290-299) and index (pages 301-320).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

$21.17

After the Reformation : essays in honor of J.H. Hexter

By Bouwsma, William James

Oxford Road, Manchester, United Kingdom : Manchester University Press, 1980. GFirst UK edition: Originally published: in the United States : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1979. xi, 363 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references. Contents: The theory of practice : Hexter's historiography / Louis O. Mink -- Politics and the pilgrimage of grace / G.R. Elton -- Toward a more perfect union : England, Scotland, and the constitution / Brian P. Levack -- Corruption at the court of James I : the undermining of legitimacy / Linda Levy Peck -- Aristocrats and lawyers in French provincial government, 1559-1648 : from governors to commissars / Robert R. Harding -- The journal of the House of Lords for the long parliament / Elizabeth Read Foster -- Community and class : theories of local politics in the English revolution / David Underdown -- The residential development of the west end of London in the seventeenth century / Lawrence Stone -- Anxiety and the formation of early modern culture / William J. Bouwsma -- Madness and civilization in early modern Europe : a reappraisal of Michel Foucault / H.C. Erik Midelfort -- The Elizabethan bourgeois hero-tale : aspects of an adolescent social consciousness / Laura Stevenson O'Connell -- Constitutional uncertainty and the declaration of rights / Howard Nenner -- The origins of the Calvinist theory of revolution / Quentin Skinner -- Authority and property : the question of liberal origins / J.G.A. Pocock. A fine clean copy, in a very good dust jacket, good colour, but with rubs to extremities.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Jacket Design By Adrianne Onderdonk Dudden . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.47

British foreign policy in the age of Walpole
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British foreign policy in the age of Walpole

By Black, Jeremy

Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers Ltd, 1985. Great Britain Foreign relations Policies of government, 1713-1740 - Walpole, Robert Earl of Orford 1676-1745. . xi, 202 pages ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-197) and index. A fine clean copy, free of inscriptions, in a like complete dust jacket. Excellent.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine - See Below/Images/Fine { See Below /images }. 8vo.

$15.35

Bloody foreigners : the story of immigration to Britain.
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Bloody foreigners : the story of immigration to Britain.

By Winder, Robert.

London: Little Brown, 2004. Interesting insight. A fine copy in a like complete dust jacket. Free of any inscriptions. 403p. Includes bibliographical references and index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.88

The popular movement for law reform, 1640-1660
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The popular movement for law reform, 1640-1660

By Veall, Donald

Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1970. Contents: - Crime and punishment, 1600-1660 -- Courts, lawyers, and land law, 1600-1660 -- The movement for law reform -- The reformers -- Reform of criminal law -- Prison reform -- Reform of criminal procedure -- Reform of civil litigation, the judiciary, and court officials -- The lawyers : regulation or abolition? -- Reform of the land law -- Conclusions. - .xxvi, 259 pages ; 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-251) and indexes. A fine clean copy in a pleasant dust jacket, one short closed tear to top edge of the upper panel { barely noticeable } Free of any inscriptions. Not price clipped. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

$15.88

Church courts and the people during the English Reformation, 1520-1570
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Church courts and the people during the English Reformation, 1520-1570

By Houlbrooke, Ralph A. (Ralph Anthony)

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979. SERIES: Oxford historical monographs; Contents: Ecclesiastical jurisdiction and the Reformation -- The courts and their procedure -- Matrimonial causes and the punishment of incontinence -- Testamentary administration and litigation -- Tithe disputes -- Parochial finances and the maintenance of the parish church and its contents -- The secular clergy and the courts -- The courts and the maintenance of religious uniformity. viii, 304 p :map ; 23 cm. Bibliography: p. [282]-293. Index. A nice clean, tight book, in a fresh dust jacket, just with light fade to spine. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

$15.88

The Elizabethan Privy Council in the Fifteen-Seventies
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The Elizabethan Privy Council in the Fifteen-Seventies

By Pulman, Michael Barraclough

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971. 279 pages 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-268). A very decent clean copy, free of inscriptions, in a complete dust jacket. Nice copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.88

The English Commonwealth, 1547-1640 : essays in politics and society presented to Joel Hurstfield
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The English Commonwealth, 1547-1640 : essays in politics and society presented to Joel Hurstfield

By CLARK, Peter { Various Contributors }

Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1979. CONTENTS: Reform and the 'commonwealth-men' of Edward VI's reign / by G.R. Elton.The downfall of Archbishop Grindal and its place in Elizabethan political and ecclesiastical history / by Patrick Collinson. The Anjou match and the making of Elizabethan foreign policy / by Wallace T. MacCaffrey. Popular puritan mentality in late Elizabethan England / by Nicholas Tyacke. Militia rates and militia statutes 1558-1663 / by A. Hassell Smith. Crown, parliament and finance: the great contract of 1610 / by Alan G.R. Smith. Staging a parliament in early Stuart England / by Elizabeth Read Foster. The parliamentary career of John Pym, 1621-9 by Conrad Russell. 'The Ramoth-Gilead of the good': urban change and political radicalism at Gloucester 1540-1640 / by Peter Clark. Palatine performance in the seventeenth century / by W.J. Jones. The historical writings of Joel Hurstfield, 1944 to 1978 / by Joan Henderson. ; 274p ; 24cm. Bibliography: p.205-214. - Includes index. A nice clean copy in a very similar dust jacket. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.06

In contempt of all authority : rural artisans and riot in the west of England, 1586-1660
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In contempt of all authority : rural artisans and riot in the west of England, 1586-1660

By Sharp, Buchanan.

Berkeley ; London: University of California Press, 1980. Based on the author's thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 1971. xi,292 p. ; cm. Includes bibliographies. A lovely copy in a near fine dust jacket. . Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

$23.82

The Protestant mind of the English Reformation, 1570-1640

By George, Charles H. (Charles Hilles)

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1961. SERIES: Princeton Legacy Library. x, 452 pages, frontispiece. "Bibliographical notes": pages 419-443. Contents: The English Protestant and human nature -- The English Protestant and society -- English Protestant economic theory : the world and its callings -- English Protestant economic theory : the challenge of capitalism -- The political thought of the church : the crisis of reformation -- The political thought of the church : the dilemma of modernity -- The English Protestant and the family -- The English Protestant and the church -- The English Protestant and the via media. An extremely nice, fresh copy, just with a few fox spots to the outer edges of pages [ not affecting the facing pages ], in a protected dust jacket, complete, bright and excellent colour. A lovely example.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$26.47

The blue Triangle
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The blue Triangle

By Duguid, Julian

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1955. [The story of the Young Women's Christian Association]: 191 p. ; 21 cm. Decent clean copy, blue boards, neat ink incription of a previous owner to ffep. Comes with a pleasing complete dust jacket, with 10/6d still present to inside flap. Wrapper design is by John Piper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Wrapper design is by John Piper. . 8vo.

$15.88

The people's war : Malta: 1940/43
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The people's war : Malta: 1940/43

By Mizzi, Laurence.

Valetta, Malta: Progress Press, 1998. Contents: Children -- Adolescents -- Housewives -- Schoolteachers -- Priests and religious --Dockyard workers -- Other workers -- Legal and medical -- Servicemen.Translated from the Italian. vi,330p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 21cm. Includes index. Text in English. A nice clean example. free of any inscriptions.. Soft Cover. Fine - See Below/Images. 8vo.

$12.17

Picture Post: ( 14 Volumes for 1938, Oct - Dec 1938 )

By Lorant, Stefan [ Editor

London: Hulton Press, 1938. Picture Post was a photojournalistic magazine published in the United Kingdom from 1938 to 1957. It is considered a pioneering example of photojournalism and was an immediate success, selling 1,700,000 copies a week after only two months. It has been called the UK's equivalent of Life magazine. The magazine’s editorial stance was liberal, anti-Fascist and populist and from its inception, Picture Post campaigned against the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany. In the 26 November 1938 issue, a picture story was run entitled "Back to the Middle Ages": photographs of Adolf Hitler, Joseph Goebbels and Hermann Göring were contrasted with the faces of those scientists, writers and actors they were persecuting. This volume comprises a group of 14 volumes that run in sequence and starts with the very first issue from 1938, they continue to the 31st December 1938,which is the 14th volume. They are all bound in a Picture Post Binding, title to spine. This is a blue binding, clean, securely bound. Very slight strain to front hinge { not serious }. Pages throughout are very good indeed. Very good indeed. Numerous pages, profusely illustrated. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$174.68

England and the Boers : the short history of a long strife, and the case for the Outlanders.

By Yorkshire Post.

Leeds: Office of The Yorkshire Post”, 1899. Reprinted from the Yorkshire Post, 1899. (Enlarged edition.-160th thousand.); pp. 30 : map ; 19 cm. A firm copy, a little dulled, staples rusted, corner turn to some pages. All present and still a solid copy of an uncommon item. Text in English.. Soft Cover. Good+. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾".

$12.70

Pandu Parade: The History in Words and Pictures of the Printing and Distribution Unit Control Commission for Germany ( B.E.)
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Pandu Parade: The History in Words and Pictures of the Printing and Distribution Unit Control Commission for Germany ( B.E.)

By Control Commission for Germany ( B.E.) ; Moller, Karl

Germany: Printed, Bound and Published By the Printing and Distribution Unit, 1946. A Souvenir to Commemorate the Comradeship Within the Unit. Covers the period August 1945 - December 1946. After the defeat of Germany in 1945, a Control Commission was set up to support the Military Government, which was in place at that time. The Military Government was gradually phased out and the Control Commission took over the role of 'Local Government'. It was responsible for Public Safety, Health, Transport, Housing and Intelligence. The forward HQ was in Cumberland House, Berlin. Recruits had to be over 21 and were recruited from, Civil Servants the Foreign Office and demobbed Military Personnel. Pandu - stands for Printing and Distribution Unit. This rare survivor gives a snap shot into the inner workings, the lives and personnel within this part of the Control Commission. With illustrations, Roll of Honour, those who served, Machine Room photographs etc. With a large written section by Karl Moller. At the head of the Roll of Honour was Major George Pender, List of Staff, Clerks, Machine Operators and even the Bookbinders. Insightful, and somewhat humorous too. A very good copy, neat, tght and clean in the red cloth; retaining an original dust Jacket, dusty, light edge wear. Illustrated upper cover. Unnumbered pages, b/w illustrations. Interesting item. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾".

$31.76

The Last principality : politics, religion, and society in the bishopric of Durham, 1494-1660
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The Last principality : politics, religion, and society in the bishopric of Durham, 1494-1660

By Marcombe, David. [ Editor

Nottingham: University of Nottingham, Dept. of Adult Education, 1987. Studies in regional and local history ; no.1 ; The diocese of Durham 'incorporated the shire jurisdiction of Northumberland with its peculiar border Marches, and also the Durham Palatinate ... and had important footholds in Yorkshire'. vii, 279 pages ; 22 cm. Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-259) and index. This is an uncommon book, especially so in the hard cover. Neat, clean book, free of inscritions,with a complete dust jacket with a removeable protective sleeve. Rubbed at extremities, repaired tears, related creasing. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good - Repairs. 8vo.

$33.88

The English separatist tradition: from the Marian Martyrs to the Pilgrim Fathers

By White, B. R. (Barrington Raymond)

London: Oxford University Press, 1971. SERIES: Oxford theological monographs.Based on the author's thesis, Oxford, 1961. xiv, 179 pages 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-173). Contents: The origins of the tradition -- The seedbed of Separatism -- Robert Browne and the covenanted community -- Developments among the London Separatists 1585-1593 -- The leadership of Francis Johnson -- John Smyth's re-modelled Separatism -- Later developments in the Separatist tradition -- The significance of the English Separatist tradition. Very good, clean, tight copy, square, in a complete dust jacket, some marks, some tone to spine, neat repair.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good - Repairs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.88

Guy Fawkes in Spain: the 'Spanish treason' in Spanish Documents
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Guy Fawkes in Spain: the 'Spanish treason' in Spanish Documents

By LOOMIE, Albert Joseph.

London: University of London Press, 1971. Institute of Historical Research Special Supplement no: 9. Nice copy. P.67, frontis illustration. Very Good. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.70

The Oliphants of Gask, records of a Jacobite family.

By Graham, Margaret Ethel Maxtone.

London: James Nisbet & Co, 1910. xix, 513 p., [9] leaves of plates : ill. ; 26 cm. Notes: Appendix III: Letter from Professor Samuel Grant Oliphant of Olivet College, Michigan, on the subject of members of the Oliphant family in America. Appendix IV: Genealogical sketch of the Kington family. A good only copy, covers a bit rubbed and with some fade to covers. Some foxing, general usage, stain from rusty paper clip to margins of a couple of pages. Solid copy all said, remains very useable and not just a Reading/Research copy. Letter to previous owner 10th april 1932 'Mrs McLaggan regarding a William Blair and Oliphant of same surname. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good - See below/Images. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$63.52

Calendar of the Stuart Papers belonging to His Majesty the King, preserved at Windsor Castle Volumes 1 -7 { 7 Volume Set }

By Historical Manuscripts Commission; Daniell, Francis Henry Blackburne, 1845-1921; Windsor Castle. Royal Library

London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1902. Here we have a really nicely bound and presrved Set of the 7 Volumes. In Dark Green cloth, very clean and tight, with gilt on Leather Titles to spine. All uniform and in smart condition. "The papers ... are preserved in the Royal library at Windsor. They were formerly the property of the titular king James III, otherwise the Old Pretender, and his sons, Charles Edward, and Henry, the cardinal duke of York."--v. 1, p. [v] . The Collation of these is as follows: Vol I: 1902 - p, ciii [ introduction ], 616 { No Title page; Vol II: 1904 - p. iv [ the Introduction ] - ciii, 1- 614, p.viii to rear; { no Title page }; Vol III: 1907, includes title page, p.xlvii, errata, 656, index, p.viii to rear; Vol IV: 1910, Title page, p. xli, 631, p. viii, to rear. Vol V: 1912: Title Page, p.xxviii, 760, index; Vol VI: Title Page 1916, lxxxix, 842, index; Vol VII: Title Page, 1923 - p. xxxviii, 857, index, p.15 { Tables } to rear. An Excellent Set. . Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$211.73

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