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£450.00


[Embrace the Base] Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Invite Women to Take Part in an International Action to Stop the Siting of Cruise Missiles Anywhere in Europe. December 12th & 13th. Embrace the Base on Sunday. Close the Base on Monday. by Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp

[England, 1982]. Poster (420mm x 580mm). Professionally mounted, framed and glazed using archival materials. White text and graphic of a missile caught in a spider's web superimposed over a grey and red photograph of the mushroom cloud over Nagasaki. Mar...

From Alembic Rare Books

£1,750.00


MY EARLY LIFE. - THOUGHTS AND ADVENTURES. - GREAT CONTEMPORARIES. - STEP BY STEP. by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S

Odhams Press Limited. London. 1947. FOUR VOLUMES. First Odhams Press editions. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.7 inches). Finely bound for Churchill, by Zaehnsdorf bookbinders, for presentation. My early life is inscribed 'To Air Commodore G. Powell from Winston S. Church...

From Paul Foster Books

£12,500.00


The History of England, from the Revolution in 1688, to the Death of George II: Designed as a continuation of Hume. Embellished with engravings on copper and wood, from original Designs. Six Volumes by T Smollett; John Thurston; George Wragge; David Hume

London: Printed for R. Scholey ... Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe ... B. Crosby & Co. ... London ; and J. Ballantyne & Co. Edinburgh, 1810. 1810-1811. Printer named in colophon ; v. 1-2, 5-6 printed by Ballantyne, v. 3-4 by Thomas Davison, London. V. 3-...

From Dale Steffey Books

$4,000.00


The Diary of Samuel Pepys (10 Volumes)-( Fine Binding by Zaehnsdorf ) by Pepys, Samuel; Edited by Henry B. Wheatley, F.S.A

London: George Bell and Sons, 1893. "The Diary of Samuel Pepys, M.A., F.R.S., Clerk of the Acts and Secretary to the Admiralty; transcribed by the Rev. Mynors Bright from the shorthand manuscript in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College Cambridge...

From Dale Steffey Books

$3,000.00


A State of the Proceedings of the Corporation of the Governours (Governors) of the Bounty of Queen Anne, for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy, From their First Establishment in the Year 1704, to Christmas 1718. (1719)(1st Edition) by John Ecton

First edition, London, 1719. xviii, 196, [2]. Rebound (about 150 years ago) in red half leather with marbled boards and endpapers. Bookplate of Library of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Massachusetts. No other library indicia. Quality o...

From Ironwood Hills Books

$100.00


Savrola by Winston S. Churchill

London: George Newnes, Limited, 1908. First Illustrated edition. Paperback. Poor. This is the first illustrated edition of Churchill's third book and only novel. A very young Churchill was exuberant about publication at the time. Even though Savrol...

From Churchill Book Collector

$105.00


Winston Churchill's 9 October 1948 Speech to the 69th Annual Conservative Party Conference published in the Report of the Proceedings by Winston S. Churchill

London: National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, 1948. 1st Edition. Paperback. Very good. This booklet contains the first printed appearance of Churchill's speech of 9 October 1948 at the 69th Annual Conservative Party Conference. ...

From Churchill Book Collector

$105.00


Londinopolis; An Historicall Discourse or Perlustration Of the City of London, The Imperial Chamber, and chief Emporium of Great Britain: whereunto Is added another of the City of Westminster, With The Courts of Justice, Antiquities, and new Buildings thereunto belonging. [With] Map of London by Rutger Hermannides by Jam Howel [James Howell]

London : J Streater, for Henry Twiford, George Sawbridge, Thomas Dring, and John Place, 1657 A very good copy of Londinopolis in full leather binding. James Howell, (c1594-1666) navigated his way with some difficulty through the changing allegiances of th...

From E C Books

£1,000.00


Britannia: or, a Geographical Description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, with the Isles and Territories thereto belonging. And for The better perfecting of the said Work, there is added an Alphabetical Table by Richard Blome

LONDON: Tho Roycroft for Richard Blome, 1673 A fair copy of the 1st edition sadly lacking all but 2 of the maps. This work is rare. Richard Blome was heavily criticised at the time for producing the work - being accused of plagiarising Camden and Speed. H...

From E C Books

£1,200.00


The Bone People (Lousiana University Press 1st. Ed.) by Hulme, Keri

Hulme, Keri: The Bone People. Louisiana State University Press, A tale of New Zealand. Stated United States First Edition, 1985. WINNER OF THE PEGASUS PRIZE FOR LITERATURE AND THE BOOKER PRIZE. Used. Very Good/Very Good unclipped original dust jacket. Sum...

From Mary Riversong

$250.00


Report Of The Parliamentary Select Committee On Aboriginal Tribes, (British Settlements.) (1837)(1st edition) by Parliamentary Select Committee On Aboriginal Tribes; Aborigines Protection Society

First edition, first issue, hardcover. 1837. Reprinted from the original Parliamentary Report with comments from the "Aborigines Protection Society." Volume is very good condition. Likely rebound sometime in distant past with cloth spine and paper boards ...

From Ironwood Hills Books

$495.00


The history and antiquities of the abbey and borough of Evesham: compiled chiefly from Mss. in the British Museum. By William Tindal, M. A. Late Fellow Of Trinity-College, Oxon by Tindal, William (1756-1804)

Evesham: Evesham: printed and sold by John Agg; and T.N. Longman, Paternoster-Row, London , 1794. 1st Edition . Half leather. Good. First edition, quarto; viii,363,[5]pp., complete with seven plates and closing subscribers' list. Bound in old half le...

From Lyppard Books

£95.00


£120.00


The Complete Economical Cook and Frugal Housewife by Mary Holland

Title continued: "...Also, Trussing & Carving; preparing soups, gravies, sauces, made dishes, potting, pickling, &c. With directions for pastry and confectionery. Likewise the art of making British wines, brewing, baking, gardening, &c." Rebound brown hal...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$260.00


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