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The Stranger's Guide and Historical & Biographical Hand-Book to Oxford, From the Earliest Ages to the Present Time

by H.M.M.:

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Containing a Description of the Colleges, Halls, Public Buildings, With an Account of the Dresses, Degrees, Manners, and Customs of the Members of the University; To Which is added A Description of Blenheim, The Roman Villa, and Shotover House. Sixth edition. iv (Preface), xii (The City of Oxford), xxxii (A Concise History of the University of Oxford; With an Account of its Manners, Customs &C. The Stranger's Guide - Magdalen College, Queen's College, University College, All Souls College, St Mary's Church, Bodleian Library, New College, Lincoln College, Jesus College, Trinity College, University Press, Worchester College, Christ Church College, Roman Villa, Shotover House etc 258 pp. Folding map - Plan of University and City of Oxford. Frontispiece, & 6 other engraved plates. Binding tight. Hard cardboard covers with text and illustration on front. Some staining to covers. Overall condition VG.
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Origin and Services of the Coldstream Guards

by Mac Kinnon, Colonel Daniel:

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In two Volumes. Vol I - xxviii, 448 pp. 22 page advertisement for Bentley bound in after ffep. 15 plates showing various medals and embellishments awarded to the Coldstream Guards. Vol II - xx, 552 pp. 4 plates - 2 showing medals and 1 plan & 1 illustration. An account of the British Coldstream Guards spanning almost two centuries from their first formation by General Monck to the 1830's. Blue eps. Bookplate of Sir Robert Gore Booth of Lissadell House, Co. Sligo on feps. Vol I - short tear on half-title page. Rear hinge cracked but binding firm. Vol II - rear hinge cracked but binding firm. Text very clean in both volumes. Both volumes bound in maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering and embellishments on spines. Spines faded. Vol I - front edge of spine split for about 2 inches at top, rear edge of spine split for about 1 inch at top and bottom. Both vols - corners bumped and rubbed. Overall condition VG.
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The Chronicles of Froissart - Translated by John Bourchier, Lord Berners

by Macaulay, G.C.:

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The Globe Edition. Reprint. Edited and Reduced into one volume by G.C. Macaulay. xxx, 484 pp + 4 pp ads. Notes in pencil on eps and frequent annotations in text margins. Sellotape marks on eps. Edges untrimmed. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Bottom corners of boards damaged and stained from damp. Boards warped. Overall condition Good. No dust wrapper.
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Lays of Ancient Rome - With Ivry and the Armada

by Macaulay, Lord:

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New edition. 167 pp + 12 pp ads. Contents: Preface, Horatius, The Battle of the Lake Regillus, Virginia, The Prophecy of Capys, Ivry: A Song of the Huguenots, The Armada: A Fragment. Line drawing illustration on title page. Light foxing on last few pages of ads. Previous owner's bookplate on ffep. Dark brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Blindstamp lettering on front board. Top and bottom of spine and corners rubbed. Short split < 1 inch at back edge of spine. Overall condition VG.
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Christian Life in the Camp

by Macbeth, Alexander Mackay:

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First edition. A memoir of Alexander Mackay Macbeth - Surgeon in the 105th Regiment of Light Infantry. Frontispiece - engraving of Mackay. vii, 275 pp + 4 pp ads. An biograpical account of Mackay's early life in Scotland, the army, service in the Punjab, the 10th Hussars, his time in the Curragh Camp in Kildare Ireland, his spiritual life, service in India etc. Spots of patchy foxing on prelims and intermittantly throughout text. Binding tight. Purple cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Spine faded. Gilt vignette on front board. Rear board damp stained with some lifting of cloth. Short tear at front edge of spine. Corners rubbed. Overall condition VG-.
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History of the Catholic Church From the Renaissance to the French Revolution

by MacCaffrey, Rev. James:

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In two volumes. First edition. By Rev. James MacCaffrey - Professor of Ecclesiastical History, St Patrick's College, Maynooth. Vol I - xx, (one preface page loose) 419 pp. Contents: Causes of the Reformation, The Religious Revolution - Lutheranism & Zwinglianism, Progress of Calvinism, The Counter-Reformation, Catholic Missions, Theological Controversies and Studies, The Age of Absolutism and Unbelief, Rationalism and its Effects, The Papacy, & Religious Life. Vol II - xiv, 470 pp. Contents: Religious Condition of England Before the Reformation, The Religious Changes Under Henry VIII and Edward VI, Catholic Reaction in the Reign of Queen Mary (1553-58), The Reign of Queen Elizabeth, Catholicism in England From 1603 til 1750, The Reformation in Scotland, Religion in Ireland During the Fifteenth Century, The Church in Ireland During the Reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI, The Church in Ireland During the Reigns of Mary and Elizabeth, The Church in Ireland During the Reign of the Stuarts… Read more
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Some Problems of Child Welfare

by MacCarthy, B.G. (editor):

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University and Labour series No. 6. v, 129 pp. Contents: Child Guidance, The Supervision of Delinquents in Society, Tuberculosis in Childhood, The Slum Problem in Cork, The Background of the Underprivileged, Playgrounds, Newsboys' Clubs, What They Read & Ireland and the Film. Contents clean throughout. Brown paper covers with black lettering. Overall condition VG.
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Life and Letters

by MacCarthy, Desmond (editor):

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12 volumes of Life and Letter magazine: Vol 1 nos. 2, 3, 5 (1928), Vol 2 nos. 8, 11, (1929), Vol 3 no. 17 (1929), Vol 4 nos. 22, 24, 25 (1930), Vol 6 no. 34 (1931), Vol 7 nos. 41, 42 (1931). Contributers include Robert Graves, Virginia Woolf, Hilaire Belloc, Cyril Connolly, Shane Leslie, Lytton Strachey, E.M. Forster etc etc. In original wrappers. Overall condition Good. £5.00 each.
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Experience

by MacCarthy, Desmond:

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Second impression. xix, 311 pp. A collection of essays on a wide range of topics. Previous owner's inscription on ffep. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Edge of spine split for about half of length adjacent to back board. Top and bottom and edges of spine rubbed. Corners rubbed. Overall condition VG-. No dust wrapper.
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Portraits I

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First edition. xii, 293 pp. Short biographies of 34 personalities, including Asquith, Arthur Balfour, Sir Richard Burton, Conrad, Disraeli, Goethe, Henry James, Cecil Rhodes, Walter Raleigh, R.L. Stevenson, Trollope, Voltaire etc. Spots of foxing on prelims and edges. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Top and bottom of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG.
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The "Jewels" of Thomond

by MacConmara, Sean:

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A list of 872 species of plant found in County Clare designed to be used in conjunction with two books - "The Pocket Guide to Wild Flowers" by David McClintock and R.S.R. Fitter and "An Irish Flora" by D.A. Webb. Lists English name, Latin name and Irish name of each plant. 33pp stapled together with yellow covers. Signed and dated by author on front cover 14/4/1976. Overall condition VG.
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The Scottish Debate - Essays on Scottish Nationalism

by MacCormick, Neil (editor):

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First edition. vi, 160 pp. Ten essays examining Scottish nationalism historically. Contents: A Sketch History of Scottish Nationalism, Aspects of Nationalism, Scottish Nationalism Law and Self-Government, Independence and Constitutional Change, Devolution and Local Government Reform, Federalism, The Case for Independence, In Defence of the United Kingdom, Independence: The Economic Issues, The Economic Case Against Independence. Navy blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG+. In VG- dust wrapper.
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The Irish Currach Folk

by MacCullagh, Richard:

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First edition. 192 pp. "Life on the Western Seaboard from Galicia to Greenland". The story of the Irish Curragh covers a period of some 9,000 years from its origins as a small skin boat through its development as a large ocean-going craft. This book charts the great Irish sea journeys, the origin and development of the Curragh, the people using it through the centuries, their lives and their legends. Accounts of Atlantis, Colmcille, Art forms, Tory Island and Donegal currach lore, Inishmurray, Inishkeas , Clare Island, Aran Islands, Blaskets, Iona, curragh racing, the making of 'Man of Aran'. Copiously illustrated with line drawing and photographic illustrations. Navy blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition Fine. In Fine illustrated dust wrapper.
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The Reluctant Farmer

by MacDiarmed, Margaret:

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First edition. 175 pp. A novel of farming life set in Argyll, Scotland. Some spots of foxing on prelims. Brown cloth boards with green lettering on spine. Corners bumped. Overall condition VG. In VG- illustrated dust wrapper.
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Jan Hofmeyr - Heir to Smuts

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First edition. 271 pp. Frontispiece, & 18 other b/w photographic illustrations. Inscription to previous owner from author on back of frontispiece. A biography of Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr, the great South African Liberal, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Mines and of Education in the Union Government. First 14 pages loose in a block. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Faded patch at top corner of front board. Top corners lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG-. In Good dust wrapper.
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Highland Memories

by MacDonald, Colin:

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First edition. 160 pp. An autobiographical account of life in the highlands and islands of Scotland. Text clean. Previous owner's inscription on ffep. Green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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Echoes of the Glen or, Mac-Talla Nan Gleann

by MacDonald, Colin:

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Reprint. 157 pp. A true picture of life on the land in the Scottish Highlands. Grey cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Top edge blue. Some small faded patches on spine. Overall condition VG. In Good illustrated dust wrapper.
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Jesus - Friend of Birds and Beasts - Stories of Animals and Birds That Met Jesus in Palestine

by MacDougall Ferguson, J.M.:

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First edition. Illustrated by Elsie Anna Wood. Frontispiece &5 other illustrations. 80 pp. A collection of 12 stories for children about Jesus and the animals he met during his life, including The Gentle-Eyed Cow, The Sick Lamb, The Curious Camel, The Sparrows in the Marketplace, The Crowing Cock, The Lark's Song etc. One of the illustrations coloured in coloured pencil by previous owner. Spots of foxing on prelims and occasionally in text. Previous owner's inscription on ffep. Cream boards with black lettering. Illustration on front board. Top and bottom of spine and corners rubbed. Boards a little grubby. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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The Poems of John Francis MacEntee

by MacEntee, John Francis:

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The New Era Library series. Edited, With an Introductory Note by Padric Gregory. 79 pp. A collection of 26 poems by Irish Republican John MacEntee. Some light spots of foxing on prelims and occasional spot in text. Green cloth boards with blindstamp lettering. . Overall condition VG.
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Germany at Bay

by Macfall, Haldane:

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First reprint. With an Introduction by Field-Marshal Viscount French. With Portraits and Maps. xv, 304 pp. Frontispiece, & one other plate. frontispiece loose. With 6 maps (one of original seven missing). Spots of foxing on prelims and intermittently in text. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Orange lettering on front board. Top and bottom of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Boards lightly faded in patches. Overall condition VG-. No dust wrapper.
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