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London: A Souvenir
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London: A Souvenir

By Watts, W.H.

London, UK: F.E. Stoneham, Ltd., 1911 25 Copyright Photographs with Descriptive Letterpress. Green cloth with red titling and photograph to front, cord binding tied at front, brown endpapers, tipped in historic photographs protected by tissue guards, text to each photo is printed onto tissue guard with a charming little drawing. Remnant of dust jacket laid in. Light shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Cord Binding. Illus. by Watts, W.H.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall-Oblong.

$60.00

De Nugis Curialium: Courtiers\' Trifles
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De Nugis Curialium: Courtiers' Trifles

By Map, Walter; M.R. James (Editor & Translator)

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983 This twelfth-century work is "an enchanting jumble of satire and story-telling written by a highly-educated and learned British ecclesiastic ... who became a royal clerk under King Henry II, and was also a canon, chancellor, ... The Book was written in the 1180s and early 1190s, and contains satire on the royal court, satire on the religious orders, especially on the Cistercians, and on marriage, and comment and satire on his Welch compatriots" and more. Written by Walter Map, edited and translated by M.R.James, revised by C.N.L. Brooke and R.A.B.Mynors. Navy blue cloth with gilt titling to spine, light blue endpapers, 545 pages. Minor markings to textblock edge. Dust jacket shows sunning to spine, significant edge wear especially to top. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$150.00

Chronicle of Battle Abbey
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Chronicle of Battle Abbey

By Searle, Eleanor (Translator & Editor)

Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1980 Written in the last quarter of the twelfth century this text could be described as the earliest teaching casebook in English common Law. It appears the author was his abbey's advocate for many years. This is his account of the royal courts, often presided over by Henry II himself, told in the oral tradition and enlivened by allusions of tales of Norman glory, of miracles, and to the stories of the Northern pilgrim routes. Grey cloth, gilt titling to spine, 357 pages. The dust jacket isprice clipped, shows sunning to spine and light shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$80.00

Northern Meeting, 1788-1988
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Northern Meeting, 1788-1988

By Farrie, Angus

Kippielaw, East Lothian Scotland: The Pentland Press, Ltd., 1988 Written not only for the members of the Northern meeting, but for anyone interested in Highland history, the local history and life in Inverness, piping, fiddle music, Highland Reels and country dances. This is the Story of the Northern Meeting - Its Games, Its Highland Balls, Its Dances and Dance Music and Its Piping Competitions. Green cloth, gilt titling to spine, illustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, 242 pages. Minor edge wear, light sunning to top edge, very faint smudging to textblock edge. Dust jacket shows faint sunning to spine, some shelf wear including some creasing to top at the front and a closed tear now taped with clear tape on the inside. This book weighs more than 1 kg and will require additional shipping charges. Depending on your location, further charges might be needed to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good + to Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Knitting by the Fireside and on the Hillside: A History of the Shetland Hand Knitting Industry C.1600-1900
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Knitting by the Fireside and on the Hillside: A History of the Shetland Hand Knitting Industry C.1600-1900

By Fryer, Linda G.

Lerwick, Shetland: The Shetland Times Ltd, 1995 The hand knitting industry was an important part of the Shetland economy. The high quality of the Shetland wool and the knitting skills of the island's women made them famous and enabled them to adapt to changing markets from fine laces to fine underwear to Fair Isle knitting. This books presents the history and the economic role with many illustrations of the development. Blue cloth, gilt titling to spine, many black and white illustrations, 201 pages. Green mark to dedication page. Light shelf wear to dust jacket with several light pressure marks. It is now protected in a Brodart cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$120.00

Farnham Portrait: Based on the Farnham Herald Series \'Michael Blower\'s Environmental Viewpoint\'
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Farnham Portrait: Based on the Farnham Herald Series 'Michael Blower's Environmental Viewpoint'

By Farrow, Susan

U.K.: Ashgate Editions, 1989 Foreword by Nigel Temple, author of 'Farnham Buildings and People.' Susan Farrow and Michael Blower not only chronicle change in Farnham, but also inform, discuss, explain, warn, and educate with exceptional dedication. White soft cover with green illustration and black titling, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, maps, and several attractive full-colour, full-page illustrations, 93 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, light shelf wear, text block edge slightly darkened, text is clean and tight. This is a nice-looking volume. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Blower, Michael. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall-Oblong.

$15.00

Circles of Silence
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Circles of Silence

By Robins, Don

London: Souvenir Press Ltd., 1985 Book deals with the initial findings of the Dragon Project, set up in 1977 to eaxamine the possibility that evergy anomalies might be associated with stone circles. Blue hard cover with silver titling on spine, colour plates as well as black and white illustrations and plates, 144 pages. Dust jacket has light shelf wear. This is a handsome volume. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Aall T\'githor Like the Folk O\'Shields: Images from Cookson Country, Volume One
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Aall T'githor Like the Folk O'Shields: Images from Cookson Country, Volume One

By Blower, Janis

Pennywell, Sunderland, U.K.: North East Press Limited Circa 1944. A collection of historical black and white photographs of South Shields, taken between World Wars One and Two by photographer James Cleet, text by Janis Blower. Blue soft cover with white titling and black and white photograph, staple binding, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, 66 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, shelf wear, ink inscription inside front cover has transferred to title page, interior of book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good. Illus. by Cleet, James. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall-Oblong.

$15.00

Rainbows at Noon
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Rainbows at Noon

By Williston, Eileen

Gibsons B.C.: Quintessential Press, 1993 A collection of travel stories set in Great Britain and Europe, written first for a writing group, and later compiled into a book. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with green titling on front, white titling on blue spine, black and white illustrations and maps, 135 pages. Book is new. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. New. Illus. by Sherwood, June. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.95

English Noblewomen in the Later Middle Ages
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English Noblewomen in the Later Middle Ages

By Ward, Jennifer C.

London: Longman Group UK Ltd. A volume of "The Medieval World" A study of women's place in medieval society. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with black titling on front, white titling on spine, 190 pages. Some minor pale spots on text block edge, cover has shelf wear, ink inscription on half-title page, book is clean and tight. Includes offprint from The Hambledon Press. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Legionary Fortress of Chester, The
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Legionary Fortress of Chester, The

By Petch, D.F.

Reprinted from V.E. Nash-Williams: The Roman Frontier in Wales, Second revised edition 1969. White paper cover with black titling, staple binding, 9 pages. A folded black and white map of the fortress of Chester is tucked into book. Previous owner's name stamp on front cover and first page of pamphlet and on the back of the map, cover has light edge wear, shelf wear, some pale soiling, some stains on back, upper corner of pamphlet has light crease. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Paper Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.00

Album of Views of Chester: The Camera Series
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Album of Views of Chester: The Camera Series

Liverpool, U.K.: Brown & Rawcliffe Book is a volume of The "Camera" series: Views of the United Kingdom. An album of eight black and white plates showing various scenes of Chester: the Cathedral both interior and exterior, Stanley's Palace, the Cross, and the race course, God's Providence House, Bishop Lloyd's House and Eaton Hall. Book is undated: appears to be circa 1900. Green cloth with gilt titling and decoration on front, accordion-style binding. black and white plates on pink background, publisher's advertising inside back cover. Corners and spine have significant wear, several splits to spine fabric, interior is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Bowden to Harborough: The Story of the Town of Market Harborough and Its Two Villages, Great Bowden and Little Bowden

By Davies, J.C.

U.K.: J.C. Davies, 1964 "A town looks at the relics of its past. This account is written by a Market Harborough schoolmaster, illustrated largely by Market Harborough photographers and artists, printed by a Market Harborough firm, and financed by the promises of Market Harborough people." Grey cloth with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece and black and white illustrations throughout, 181 pages, tiny bookseller's plate inside back cover. Upper edge of cover near rear gutter has suffered damp damage, upper front corner bent towards text, there is a pale ring (coffee cup) on front, foxing spots to upper text block edge, name in ink on end paper, text is clean and tight. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has edge wear, shelf wear, foxing and other spots, damp marks at upper rear gutter and aforementioned ring, colour is bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good+/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Brigadier-General R.B. Bradford, V.C., M.C. And His Brothers
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Brigadier-General R.B. Bradford, V.C., M.C. And His Brothers

London: Private Printing "This Book is for Private Circulation Only and has Been Written for Relatives and Friends." A biography of three of the four Bradford Brothers: George Nicholson Bradford, V.C., Royal Navy; James Barker Bradford, M.C., The Durham Light Infantry; and Brig.-General Roland Boys Bradford, V.C., M.C., The Durham Light Infantry. Dark blue cloth, bevelled edges, gilt titling on spine and upper board along with gilt crest of the Durham Light Infantry, photogravure frontispiece is triple fold-out portraits of the three Bradford brothers each with facsimile signatures, printed in sepia, 146 pages. Tucked into the book are two newspaper death notices, a page from the British Dominion Year Book 1918 and several pieces of correspondence pertaining to the book or the Bradford family. Cover has light edge wear, corners lightly bumped, cloth and gilt are clean and bright, upper text block edge darkened, minor foxing spots to end papers and occasionally in text, text is clean and tight. This is a handsome volume, in nice condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$1500.00

Noblesse Oblige: An Enquiry Into the Identifiable Characteristics of the English Aristocracy

By Ross, Alan S.C., Nancy Mitford, Evelyn Waugh, 'Strix', Christopher Sykes, John Betjeman

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956 Edited by Nancy Mitford. The anthology comprises four brief essays by Nancy Mitford, Alan S. C. Ross, "Strix" and Christopher Sykes, a letter by Evelyn Waugh, and a poem written by John Betjeman. Grey boards with red titling on white spine, black and white frontispiece, black and white captioned illustrations, 159 pages. Text block edges slightly darkened, light foxing on end papers, ink inscription on end paper . Dust jacket, which is price-clipped, has edge wear with associated chipping, edges and spine are sunned, majority of colour on front is still bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good. Illus. by Lancaster, Osbert. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.00

Britain's Tree Story: The History and Legends of Britain's Ancient Trees

By Hight, Julian

London: National Trust Books A "lovingly researched and beautifully illustrated celebration of Britain's oldest, largest and most famous trees told through legend, literature and folklore." Book also includes a directory of where to see ancient trees that are still standing. Colourfully illustrated cover with yellow and white titling, yellow end papers, colour frontispiece, illustrated throughout with lovely colour photographs, as well as a few photographs and illustrations in black and white, 256 pages. Minor wear to corners and spine ends, otherwise this handsome book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Pictorial Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

General Monck

By Ashley, Maurice

London: Jonathan Cape, 1977 A comprehensive and fully researched biography of George Monck, in which Monck is shown to be a "man of considerable ability and intense loyalties, equally devoted to Oliver Cromwell and Charles II." Red cloth with gilt titling on spine, upper text block edge is red, grey end papers, 316 pages. Cover has multiple tiny specks of discolouration, primarily along lower front edge and rear and front gutter. Dust jacket has minor edge and shelf wear. This is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

World of the Ranters, The: Religious Radicalism in the English Revolution

By Morton, A.L.

London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1979 Book contains the first full-length study of the Ranters, "the most radical of all the left-wing sects that flourished in the English Revolution of the seventeenth century. It also includes studies of outstanding Leveller leaders...as well as the first biographical portrait of the pamphleteer Laurence Clarkson, whose life proides a guide to virtually all the independent and radical sects of the period." Illustrated yellow and white soft cover with brown titling on spine and front, 224 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, light shelf wear, some pale smudges on text block edge, light crease to upper corner of book. Book is generally clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.00

Maritime Postal History of London, The
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Maritime Postal History of London, The

By Robertson, Alan W.

London, U.K.: Robson Lowe Limited, 1960 The maritime postal history of London, published on the occasion of the London International Stamp Exhibition, 9th-16th July, 1960. Blue cloth with gilt titling on front, illustrated title page and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and maps, 68 pages. Spine has light edge wear and is slightly sunned, back cover has a few small pale smudges and a few light pressure marks or bumps on edges, owner's name sticker on end paper, end papers slightly foxed. Book is in nice condition, clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$90.00

From Ship to Shore, A Memoir
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From Ship to Shore, A Memoir

By Rivett-Carnac, Miles

Edinburgh: Pentland Press Limited, 1998 This is the autobiographical tale of Miles Rivett-Carnac detailing his early life and family history. Black cloth with gilt titling on spine, illustrated with black and white photographs, 163 pages. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear, otherwise book is great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$200.00

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