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HISTORY (BRITISH)

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THE MAKING OF THE ELIZABETHAN NAVY, 1540-1590: FROM THE SOLENT TO THE ARMADA
Written by David Loades.
Stock no. 1817894
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

A thorough account of the development of the English navy, showing how the formidable force which beat the Spanish Armada was created. Pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 9781843834922.
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SEND A GUNBOAT: THE VICTORIAN NAVY AND SUPREMACY AT SEA 1854-1904
Written by Antony Preston; John Major.
Stock no. 1817877
Published by Conway. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Revised edition. A study of the Gunboat and its role in British Policy, 1854-1904. Terracotta cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780851779232.
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THE PENGUIN ATLAS OF BRITISH & IRISH HISTORY
Written by Barry Cunliffe; Robert Bartlett; et al.
Stock no. 1817863
Published by Penguin. 2001. Nearly fine condition.

From Earliest Times to the Present Day. Black pictorial cardwraps. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0140295186.
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THE VICTORIAN CATALOGUE OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS
Written by Dorothy Bosomworth.
Stock no. 1817859
Published by Studio Editions. 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A complete compendium of over 5000 items to furnish and decorate the Victorian home. The Victorian catalogue of household goods was first published in 1883. This is a facsimile of that edition. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. 328 pages. ISBN: 1851706380. Reprint. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded.
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THE WARS OF THE ROSES: THE FALL OF THE PLANTAGENETS AND THE RISE OF THE TUDORS
Written by Dan Jones.
Stock no. 1817846
Published by Viking. Circa 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Follow-up to The Plantagenets by the same author. How the longest reigning British royal family tore itself apart in a brutal blood feud and succumbed to the unlikely Tudors. Blue cloth spine with gilt title, blue paper boards. ISBN: 9780670026678. Fourth printing.
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EARLY PRESTON AND ITS ENVIRONS
Written by H.H. Halewood.
Stock no. 1817845
Published by Halewood And Sons. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Edited and selected by Halewood. Limited Edition of 700 numbered copies. Red cloth boards, gilt title and decoration to spine. 99 line engravings. ISBN: 0950208302. This copy is numbered 627. One or two foxspots present but generally a nice, clean copy. White pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and lightly edge-worn.
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BRISTOL AIRCRAFT SINCE 1910
Written by C.H. Barnes.
Stock no. 1817826
Published by Putnam. 1995. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Third Edition. A complete reference to all Bristol military, civil and experimental aircraft from the Anglo-French Bristol-Zodiac biplane of 1910 until the emergence sixty years later of the Anglo-French Concorder. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851778232. Dustwrapper lightly faded at spine.
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PEPYS'S NAVY SHIPS, MEN & WARFARE 1649-1689
Written by J. David Davies.
Stock no. 2131617
Published by Seaforth. 1ST 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Describing every aspect of the British navy in the second half of the seventeenth century, from the time when the 'Fleet Royal' was taken into parliamentary control during the civil wars, until the accession of William and Mary in 1689 when the long period of conflict with the Dutch came to an end. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations, 304 pages including index. ISBN: 9781848320147. Wear along edges to top and tail of spine. Contents are excellent! Wrapper has a little fading to spine.
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TUDOR SEA POWER
Written by David Childs.
Stock no. 2131610
Published by Seaforth Publishing. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848320314. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing.
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COASTAL & SHORT SEA LINERS
Written by Charles V. Waine. Illustrated by Charles V. Waine.
Stock no. 2131600
Published by Waine Research Publications. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0905184173. Spine bumped; some knocks along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; faded to spine.
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THE CALEDONIAN STEAM PACKET CO LIMITED
Written by Iain C. Macarthur.
Stock no. 2131578
Published by Clyde River Steamer Club. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 290 pages. B/w and colour photos. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper has 4" tear to top of spine; other smaller tears and chips at corners/edges. Fading to spine and some edges; still minimal loss.
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THE DEFENCE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM
Written by Basil Collier.
Stock no. 2131466
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

History of the Second World War United Kingdom Military Series. Home defence from an inter-service aspect. Green cloth boards, black title block to spine with gilt title. B/w photos, fold-out maps & plans. xix and 557 pages including index. Front endpaper appears to be torn out. Pages 211-215 have what looks like magic tape strengthening pages next to hinge. Wrapper is unevenly browned, with some marks; edge-creased with some tears and nicks.
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