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Murder Guide to London (An A-Z of Metropolitan Atrocities)

by Fido, Martin and Fido, Karen

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1987
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9780586071793
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London: Grafton Books, 1987. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 pages of b/w plates of victims murdered, murderers, places murders-- some loose from binding. Clean and unmarked with toned pages. Includes Topography of London murders, Select Bibliography, Index of Murderers and Victims, and Index of Places. The authors show how the character of a London borough is reflected… Read more
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Our Village: Illustrated Edition

by Mitford, Mary Russell; Felts, Shirley

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Published
1987
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Fine
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First Thus
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9780136449232
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New York: Prentice Hall Direct/Simon & Schuster, 1987. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Shirley Felts. Type: Hardback First Prentice Hall Direct Printing, 1987. Hardcover Bookand Dust Jacket in Fine Condition. Original illustrations by Shirley Felts. Wrap-around cover art: 'Picking Flowers in a Valley', by George Turner, (1843-1910). A magnificently illustrated edition of the classic… Read more
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London, Flower of Cities All

by Church, Richard and Hofbauer, Imre

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780434129089
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New York: John Day, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Imre Hofbauer. Type: Hardback John Day Publisher, 1966 First Edition Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Very Good Condition. Illustrated by Irme Hofbauer, including wrap-around jacket art. Exquisitely illustrated with drawings throughout, many full page. Blue cloth binding is clean, rubbed on some edges, rubbed around… Read more
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A Social History of England

by Briggs, Asa

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Published
1984
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Very Good
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First Thus
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9780670655496
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U.S.A: Viking Press, 1984. First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. Type: Hardback First Viking Edition. Hardcover Book in Near Fine Condition with a Dust Jacket in Fine Condition. Jacket clipped, with mylar cover. Book was typeset, printed and bound in Great Britain by Butler & Tanner, Somerset. Lavishly illustrated with maps, full color illustrations, b/w illustrations, marvelous… Read more
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Green's History of The English People Volume VII

by Green, John Richard

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Published
1908
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New York and London: Funk and Wagnalls Company, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Funk and Wagnalls Company. 1908 edition. Volume VII of a ten volume set covers the years 1611 to 1660. . Hardcover Miniature 3.5" x 6", in light tan/buff decorated cloth in Very Good Condition. No jacket, as issued. Cover is clean… Read more
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Green's History of The English People Volume II

by Green, John Richard

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1908
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New York and London: Funk and Wagnalls Company, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Funk and Wagnalls Company. 1908 edition. Volume II of a ten volume set covers the years 1214 to 1307. Hardcover Miniature 3.5" x 6", in light tan/buff decorated cloth in Very Good Condition. No jacket, as issued. Cover is clean on front, discoloration to… Read more
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Green's History of The English People Volume V

by Green, John Richard

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1908
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New York and London: Funk and Wagnalls Company, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Funk and Wagnalls Company. 1908 edition. Volume V of a ten volume set covers the years 1540 to 1567. Hardcover Miniature 3.5" x 6", in light tan/buff decorated cloth in Very Good Condition. No jacket, as issued. Cover ihas light stains… Read more
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Green's History of The English People Volume X

by Green, John Richard

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1908
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New York and London: Funk and Wagnalls Company, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Funk and Wagnalls Company. 1908 edition. Volume X of a ten volume set covers the years 1760 to 1815. Hardcover Miniature 3.5" x 6", in light tan/buff decorated cloth in Very Good Condition. No jacket, as issued. Cover is clean, overall… Read more
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Green's History of The English People Volume IX

by Green, John Richard

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1908
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New York and London: Funk and Wagnalls Company, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Funk and Wagnalls Company. 1908 edition. Volume IX of a ten volume set covers the years 1683 to 1760 . Hardcover Miniature 3.5" x 6", in light tan/buff decorated cloth in Very Good Condition. No jacket, as issued. Light stain to… Read more
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Green's History of The English People Volume VI

by Green, John Richard

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1908
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New York and London: Funk and Wagnalls Company, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Funk and Wagnalls Company. 1908 edition. Volume VI of a ten volume set covers the years 1567 to 1611. Hardcover Miniature 3.5" x 6", in light tan/buff decorated cloth in Very Good Condition. No jacket, as issued. Cover is clean on… Read more
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This War Without an Enemy: A History of the English Civil Wars

by Ollard, Richard Lawrence

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Published
1976
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Very Good
Edition
First US Edition
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9780689107597
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New York: Atheneum Books, 1976. First US Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Atheneum Books, 1976, First American Edition. Hardcover in Near Fine Condition. No Dust Jacket. Former owner name on half-title page. Seventeen color plates, black and white illustrations throughout, two maps. Burgundy full cloth binding clean, unmarked, tight and solid,… Read more
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Cornish Studies Volume 3: Cornish Studies: Three (v. 3)

by Payton, Philip (Editor)

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Published
1995
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ISBN
9780859894760
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Exeter, Devon, UK: University of Exeter Press, 1995. Paperback. Very Good. Cornish Studies, Second Series, Volume 3. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Black and turquoise cover with white line sketch of Cornwall on front cover, quite clean, glossy, no creases, fore-edge flares up slightly. Tight, solid and square glued binding. Pages white, clean and completely unmarked.… Read more
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Later Roman Britain: Britain Before The Conquest

by Johnson, Stephen

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Published
1980
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9780710004321
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1980. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Type: Hardback Second Printng, 1990. Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition with a Good Dust Jacket. Jacket has a chip out of front lower corner, else fine. Book in forest green full cloth w/gilt titles to spine, very clean and unmarked, slight wear to front lower corner, else… Read more
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The Oxford History of Britain: Volume 2: The Middle Ages

by Gillingham, John; Griffiths, Ralph A

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1992
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9780192852649
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Oxford New York : Oxford University Press, 1992. Paperback. Very Good. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Edited by Kenneth O. Morgan The second of five volumes of the story of the British people over two thousand years. This volume concentrates on the Middle Ages, extending from the Norman Conquest of 1066… Read more
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The London Police in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge Topic Book)

by Wilkes, John

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Published
1984
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Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780822512332
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Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Pub Group, 1984. First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback First Thus. A Cambridge Topic Book. Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition. Blue pictorial cover is clean and unmarked, light wear to corners and spine edges. Monotone historic illustrations throughout. Sewn binding tight and solid, square. The author describes the establishment… Read more
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Edward VII's Last Loves: Alice Keppel and Agnes Keyser

by Lamont-Brown, Raymond

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2001
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Fine
ISBN
9780750926379
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Great Britain: Sutton Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Fine. Trade Paperback in Fine Condition. 16-page illustration section on coated paper. vii, 213 pp. Index, Geneaological Table. Notes, Bibliography. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall In 1898 the daughter of a Scottish retired admiral, Alice Keppel, emerged from obscurity and became the acknowledged mistress of the… Read more
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The Reason Why

by Woodham-Smith, Cecil

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Published
1982
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ISBN
9780809437191
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Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1982. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Time Reading Program Special Edition. Cover by Leo and Diane Dillon 6 illustrations--historic monotone reproductions. The history of the Crimean War, 1854-56, by a preeminent historian. "Theirs not to reason why" was the song of the Laureate, immortalizing the charge of the… Read more
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The Oxford History of Britain: Volume 3: The Tudors and Stuarts

by Guy, John; Morrill, John

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Published
1992
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Very Good
ISBN
9780192852656
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UK: Oxford University Press, 1992. Paperback. Very Good. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Edited by Kenneth Morgan. Pages toned, otherwise in Fine Condition. Bright and clean illustrated wraps-- Illustration: detail from 'Portrait of Elizabeth', c. 1588. This is volume 3 of a five volume series: "The Oxford History of Britain", that tells the story of the British… Read more
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London Growing: The Development of a Metropolis

by Harrison, Michael

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Published
1965
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London, England: Hutchinson of London, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Type: Hardback London: Hutchinson, 1965. First Printing of First Edition. Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition with a Good Dust Jacket. 224 pages, inc. bibliography and index. Price of 30s on lower corner of front flap of jacket. Illustrations include 13 plates, 7 line… Read more
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The Classic Slum: Salford Life in the First Quarter of the Century (Pelican books)

by Roberts, Robert

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Published
1973
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Good
ISBN
9780140216929
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Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1973. Paperback. Good. Penguin Books, a Pelican Book, first published in 1973; this is a 1983 printing. Trade Paperback in Good Condition. Clean and unmarked cover showing a detail of "View from a window of the Royal Technical College, Salford, 1924", by L.S.Lowry. Rear side of cover has a crease down it. Slight wear… Read more
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