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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.

The History of England, (2 vols), with the Continuation from the Revolution to the Accession of King George II, Summary and Lists, (2 vols) by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras, N. Tindal

Published by James, John & Paul Knapton, The Crown Inn, Ludgate-Street near the West End of St. Paul’s, 1732. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. The History of England. Written in French by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras. Transla…

From Bailgate Books Ltd


Marlborough; His Life and Times by Churchill, Winston S. (Biography of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough.)

New York: Scribner's 1933, 1935, 1st American editions. (Hardcover) Very good, no dust jackets. Volumes 1-3 of the 6 volume set. Green cloth. Frontispiece, illustrations, maps, folding maps, bibliography and index in vol.2. The spine on vol.1 has …

From Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB


The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd by Christie, Agatha

A Hercule Poirot Mystery: The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd (1926, Dodd, Mead. 1st Ed./7th W/Fax DJ)FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. USED. HAS BECOME RARE. VG. NOT AN EXIB ITEM. Christie, Agatha: THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD Dodd Mead and Company, New York, 1926 First Ed…

From Mary Riversong Books


THE SPECTATOR by Addison Joseph

London: J& R Tonson and S Draper, 1747. First edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. Hardcover Publisher: 1747 Printed for J& R Tonson and S Draper, London, 1747 A small book, as was usual in those days, convenient for a man to keep in a pocket. This is writ…

From The Last Word


Bench Ends in English Churches by J. Charles Cox

London: Oxford University Press, 1916. first edition. hardcover. VG. Bench Ends in English Churches by J. Charles Cox. London: Oxford University Press, 1916. First edition. Bound in blue boards with dark blue lettering, in dust jacket. 208pp with 19pp o…

From Zalmoxis Books


The Woman In White by Collins, Wilkie

The Woman In White (1860 Harper & Brothers 1st Edition) BY WILKIE COLLINS. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1860.[2], 260, [4, ads] pp. Publisher's brown stamped heavy cardboard boards with elaborate blind stamped Harper and Brothers cartouche on …

From Mary Riversong Books


Letter to a Member of the National Assembly by Edmund Burke

Burke's Letter to a Member of the National Assembly was published in February 1791 and is remarkable for its open condemnation of Rousseau and his influence over French politics and ethics. Burke spares no punches, calling Rousseau a man driven by vanity…

From Tomasz Pichór


A CHRONICLE OF THE KINGS OF ENGLAND From the Time of the Romans Government [sic] unto the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord King Charles. by Baker, Sir R., Knight (Sir Richard Baker 1568-1645)

London: Daniel Frere to be sold at his shop at the Red Bull in Little Brittaine 1st edition first printing., 1643. Hardcover. Very Good-. Frontispiece of Charles Prince of Wales by Cor(nelius) van Dalen + fine engraved titlepage by W. Marshall with view…

From Abbey Antiquarian Books


Arcana aulica: or Walsinghams manual of prudential maxims, for the states-man and courtier. To which is added Fragmenta regalia: or, Observations on Queen Elizabeth, her times, and favourites. by Walsingham, Edward; Naunton, Robert

London: London: Printed for Matthew Gillyflower, at the Spread-Eagle in Westminster-Hall, 1694. 1st Edition . Full leather. Very Good. First edition, 12mo; [24], 247, [5]pp, complete with engraved frontispiece of Elizabeth I. In early full leather (l…

From Lyppard Books


The history of the British Empire in India (Six Volume Set) by Thornton, Edward

Wm. H. Allen & Co. London. 1841-45. First editions. Six volumes. Octavo. xvi, 574pp + publisher's catalogue; xvi, 576pp + publisher's catalogue; viii,575pp + publisher's catalogue; xi, 734pp + publisher's catalogue; xi, 586pp, 6 coloured folding maps; x, …

From Paul Haynes Rare Books


Sphere of Gentry by Morgan, Sylvanus

Not Given. Good. 1661. Hardcover. Rebound copy of original four books, with some missing components. The portrait of King Charles I noted in other copies is missing. A previous (early) bookseller noted "Imperfections", including missing "…

From Range & River Books


Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece by Prince Christopher of Greece, H.R.H

Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece (1938, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.) 1st Edition, 2nd Printing Thus Hurst & Blackett, ltd., 1938. AUTOBIOGRAPHY, PRINCE CHRISTOPHER OF GREECE AND DENMARK. 187 pages, indexed. Used. Good condition/ No DJ Included.…

From Mary Riversong Books


The Historie of Great Britaine under the Conquests of ye Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. Their Originals, Manners, Habits, Warres, Coines, and Seales: with y Successions, Lives, Acts, and Issues of the English Monarchs from Julius Caesar to the most gracious Sovereign King James by John Speed

Popes-head alley, at y signe of y White Horse: Imprinted by William Hall and John Beale. Sold by John Sudbury and Georg Humble. , 1611 A good copy of the extremely rare 1st edition of Speed's comprehensive work. In full leather binding which has been…

From E C Books


The War in Clare 1911-1921 Personal Memoirs of the Irish War of Independence by Brennan, Michael

Dublin, Four Courts Press/Irish Academic Press, 1980, hardcover, 112 pp, First Edition stated, First Printing, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings. Dustjacket unclipped bearing original price, very slight edge …

From West of Eden Books


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