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Biblio is proud to offer a wide collection of rare British history books. For those who love British history, there are many rare and antique British history books to choose from in our rare antiquarian book collection. British history is a popular subject, and there is a large variety or rare and antique books to choose from in the rare British history books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Browse our selection to find some truly wonderful examples of rare British history books.

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The King's Household In The Arthurian Court From Geoffrey Of Monmouth To Malory
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The King's Household In The Arthurian Court From Geoffrey Of Monmouth To Malory

by Sister Imogene Baker

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SALE Original Very Good Clean 1937 First Edition The King's Household in the Arthurian Court from Geoffrey of Monmouth to Malory Published by The Catholic University 166 pp. A focus on the placement of the Round Table and the Household officers at the Feasting hall in Camelot. The Steward, the Butler, the Seneschal, etc Very rare "Dissertation" study of Kay and Lucan the Butler etc in English and Norman Arthurian texts."Wace" "Layamon" "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" "Morte Arthure" Many later obscure Latin Chronicles that makes it really special This is a rare academic Arthurian treasure. Clean tight NOT a library copy. See our Three Geese in Flight Book Scan
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Man And Wife
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Man And Wife

by Collins, Wilkie

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RARE/SCARCE.USED. GOOD CONDITION. HARPER & BROTHERS. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, 1870. MAN AND WIFE, a novel by WILKIE COLLINS, author of "The Moonstone" and "The Woman in White. Brown boards with ornate gold gilt titles on spine. Large octavo, original cloth, 239 pages [text printed in two columns] (followed by 4 pages of adverts). ILLUSTRATED with a frontispiece portrait and text vignettes. Signed and dated by former owners Mr. & Mrs. A. B. Wiswall of Newton Lake Falls, Mass. Sept. 1869.
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Man And Wife
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Man And Wife

by Collins, Wilkie

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MAN AND WIFE. Used. Good Condition. Antiquarian. HARPER & BROTHERS. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, 1871 Printing Thus. A novel by WILKIE COLLINS, author of "The Moonstone" and "The Woman in White. Used. Good Condition. No DJ as issued. Black boards with ornate gold gilt titles on spine. Paper covering split at spine. Large octavo, original cloth, 239 pages [text printed in two columns] (followed by 4 pages of adverts). ILLUSTRATED with a frontispiece portrait and text vignettes..
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The Frozen Deep
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The Frozen Deep

by Collins, Wilkie

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THE FROZEN DEEP BY WILKIE COLLINS, AUTHOR OF "THE WOMAN IN WHITE" AND "THE MOONSTONE". PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM F. GILL AND COMPANY, BOSTON, 1874, 1ST AMERICAN EDITION. ILLUSTRATED BY ALFRED FREDERICKS. USED. GOOD- CONDITION Green cloth boards with Black and gold gilt titling and ornamentation that remains fairly bright. Tight binding, bright pages. There is a liquid spill on a couple of pages as shown in our photos.
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The Woman In White
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The Woman In White

by Collins, Wilkie

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The Woman In White (1860 Harper & Brothers 1st Edition) BY WILKIE COLLINS. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1860.[2], 260, [4, ads] pp. States 1860 on the title page. In-text illustrations by John McLenan. Publisher's dk. brown stamped heavy cardboard boards with elaborate blind-stamped Harper and Brothers cartouche on front and back boards. Ads state B. Miss Mulock spelled correctly. Ads list eleven titles, and verso advertising The Mill on the Floss [Gasson p. 160.]Used. Good- Condition: Our copy lacks its spine, otherwise in good condition and a good candidate for rebinding. Chocolate brown endpapers are in good shape. Please see our photos. YOUR OFFERS ARE WELCOME HERE!
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The Mysterious Affair At Styles (1935 Bodley Head Half-Crown Edition)
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The Mysterious Affair At Styles (1935 Bodley Head Half-Crown Edition)

by Christie, Agatha

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The Mysterious Affair At Styles (1935 Bodley Head Half-Crown Edition) THE FIRST HERCULE POIROT TITLE EVER WRITTEN BY CHRISTIE. Mandarin Orange cloth boards with black and green stripes on front cover. Black Titling. States Bodley Head on spine. Spine may be slightly sunned. Pages are fairly bright. Foxing noted, chiefly at the title page and verso. Used. Good Condition / New fax candlestick motif dust jacket. Hardcover. Made and printed in Great Britain by Butler & Tanner, Ltd., Frome and London. YOUR OFFERS ARE WELCOME HERE!
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A History of the Protestant Reformation, in England and Ireland . in a series of letters,...
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A History of the Protestant Reformation, in England and Ireland . in a series of letters, Addressed to all sensible and just Englishmen, in Two Volumes

by Cobbett, William

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First Royal 8vo Edition
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London: The Author, 1829. Originally printed and published separately between 1824 and 1826, this edition published by the author himself in 1829. This book from the library of Richard Lane Freer, Archdeacon of Hereford, with his bookplates front paste downs as well as smaller labels of the Pull Court Library. Finely bound in contemporary full polished blue calf, backs ornately gilt stamped, page block edges dyed pale red. Near Fine, joints showing light wear, corners a bit rubbed, light toning to end papers. This edition SCARCE, especially so in lovely binding. . First Royal 8vo Edition. Full Calf. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Royal Octavo.
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The Flitch of Bacon or, The Custom of Dunmow: A Tale of English Home
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The Flitch of Bacon or, The Custom of Dunmow: A Tale of English Home

by Ainsworth, William Harrison

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A Flitch Of Bacon, or The Custom of Dunmow (Copyright 1854, George Routledge & Sons.. "Published 1854 by Geo. Routledge. By William H. Ainsworth Published in London. Leatherbound edition. One of a set titled "Ainsworth's Novels" Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert and titled in the same manner as depicted. RARE. "This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. Please see our stock photo. Used. Very Good Condition/ No dust jacket as issued. Attractive marbled black leather boards with 5 ribs and gold titling, gold top stain. A story about traditional British marriage practices of yore.
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Jamaica Inn (With Rex Whistler Dust Jacket)
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Jamaica Inn (With Rex Whistler Dust Jacket)

by Du Maurier, Daphne

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Book Club Edition
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By Daphne Du Maurier. Jamaica Inn, Doubleday & Company MXXXVI, BCE. 243 pages. INCLUDES RARE ORIGINAL REX WHISTLER 1ST EDITION UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. Fits volume size 5 3/8 X 8 1/8. Original cover price $4.50. Includes good condition Library bound. DJ is taped to the book. YOUR OFFERS ARE WELCOME HERE!
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An introduction to the old English history comprehended in three several tracts : the first, an...
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1684 English LAW 1ed Brady Old English History Politics Doomsday Book Britain

Robert Brady was a 17th-century English royalist historian who played an important role in the emergence of English history out of its medieval forms. Much of this was from his book 'Introduction to the Old English History'. In this work, Brady covered aspects of English politics and government noting the influence of the famed 'Doomsday Book' – (citing taxation, land ownership, heraldic law, etc.).
This 1684 first edition proved to be an important advancement in English law.
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BRADY, Robert

An introduction to the old English history comprehended in three several tracts : the first, an answer to Mr. Petyt's Rights of the commons asserted ... the second, an answer to a book intituled Argumentum antinormanicum ... the third, the exact history of the succession of the crown of England ... together with an appendix ... and a glossary
London : Printed by Tho. Newcomb for Samuel Lowndes ...,… Read More
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The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd 1926 Dodd, Mead
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The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd 1926 Dodd, Mead

by Christie, Agatha

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HERCULE POIROT The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd (1926, Dodd, Mead. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION Stated 7th Printing Thus, December, 1926. WITH NEW FAX JACKET. USED. VG CONDITION. Agatha Christie. HERCULE POIROT. 306 pages. 5 3/8 X 7 5/8. A nice copy. YOUR OFFERS ARE WELCOME HERE!
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A Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England
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A Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England: from the Establishment of the Saxons in Britain to the Present Time

by Joseph Strutt, J. R. Planche

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Very good + copy of the second edition (first with hand-coloured lithographic plates) of Strutt's monumental work on the costume of England, first published with 143 copperplate engravings in 1796.The classic study of English costume illustrated with numerous examples from illuminated manuscripts held in the British Library, the Bodleian, and Harleian collections. Complete with 153 hand-colored plates, 10 more than the first edition, of people, costumes, armour, seals, and everyday objects from the time of the Saxons to the end of the 17th century. With 2 hand-coloured frontispieces, 8 hand-coloured plates of Egyptian, Greek and Roman costumes in the introduction, and 143 hand-coloured lithographic plates of English costume.New improved edition with critical and explanatory notes by James Robinson Planche, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. Joseph Strutt (1749-1802) was an English engraver, artist, antiquary and writer famous for his work on the history of English costume and sports. Starting with… Read More
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Ten Little Indians (Greenway Edition)
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Ten Little Indians (Greenway Edition)

by Christie, Agatha

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Ten Little Indians Dodd, Mead Greenway Edition, Copyright 1967 by Agatha Christie Mallowan. States: First published in the Greenway Edition in the United States 1978. Number line starts with 2. Used. VERY GOOD/ VG Unclipped original bright orange fish motif dust jacket. ffp $8.95 A nice, crisp copy in a mylar wrap. DJ spine states 24. Our DJ spine is slightly sunned. "Ten Little Indians, aka And Then There Were None and (offensive language alert) Ten Little N*ggers, is a mystery novel by the English writer Agatha Christie, described by her as the most difficult of her books to write. It was first published in the United Kingdom by the Collins Crime Club on 6 November, 1939 as Ten Little N-ggers, after the children's counting and minstrel song, which serves as a major plot element."
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The Book of Three, 50th Anniversary Edition (The Chronicles of Prydain)
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The Book of Three, 50th Anniversary Edition (The Chronicles of Prydain)

by Lloyd Alexander

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Collectible Fine Red Limited Edition 50th. Anniversary Edition of The "Book of Three" by that brilliant multi faceted American World War II army and Veteran young adult Fantasy author Lloyd Alexander. Here gilt embossed spine and cover designs. Prydein Map endpapers. NOT a library copy. This Young Adult "Welsh" Fantasy was hugely popular and had a Lord of the Rings Heroic stance Beautifully done limited Edition. Since 1977 we wrap our Celtic and Arthurian books with care.
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Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life

Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life

by Doyle, A. Conan

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Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life. By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Author of the Sherlock Holmes Series. First American Edition. D. Appleton & Co. Copyright 1894. A collection of medical and detective stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of the Sherlock Holmes detective series. VG condition/ no DJ included if originally issued. A square, solid copy with bright pages. A rare find in nice condition like this one. 5 x 7 ¾. 307 pages plus adverts.
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