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THE ENGLISH HIGHLAND CLANS: TUDOR RESPONSES TO A MEDIAEVAL PROBLEM
Written by Ralph Robson.
Stock no. 1818694
Published by John Donald Publishers Ltd.. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Title to spine is: The Rise and Fall of the English Highland Clans. A book about Scotland as well as England and concerns the community which inhabited the Middle Marches of the insecure northern frontier. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0859762467. SIGNED by the author with gift inscription to front endpaper. Includes a letter to Gp. Captain Brian Robinson from the author. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and slightly faded to spine.
THE HISTORY OF THE HABERDASHERS' COMPANY
Written by Ian W. Archer.
Stock no. 1818690
Published by Phillimore. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Founded in the 14th century as an association of men engaged in the trade of haberdashery. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Colour & b/w photos. Top edge blue. ISBN: 0850337984. Presentation plate to half-title page signed by the Master of the Worshipful Company of Haberdasher's. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
BETWEEN THE MOUNTAINS AND THE SEA: DUN LAOGHAIRE-RATHDOWN COUNTY
Written by Peter Pearson.
Stock no. 1818677
Published by The O'Brien Press Ltd.. 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
From early times to today, a stunning record of architecture and history of this beautiful area. With photographs from the author's collection and specially commissioned photographs by Robert Vance. ISBN: 0862785820. Top edge of text block a little grubby. Couple of minor foxspots to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
THE IRISH COUNTRY HOUSE
Written by Peter Somerville-Large.
Stock no. 1818676
Published by Sinclair-Stevenson Ltd.. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Social History. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & a few colour photos. ISBN: 1856192377. Name in ink to front endpaper. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded at front spine edge.
ALL THE KING'S ARMIES
Written by Stuart Reid.
Stock no. 2131921
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A Military History of the English Civil War 1642-1651. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and plates. ISBN: 1862270287. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
FOR KING AND ANOTHER COUNTRY: INDIAN SOLDIERS ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1914-1918
Written by Shrabani Basu.
Stock no. 1818632
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The personal stories of some of the Indian soldiers who went to the Western Front: from a grand turbaned Maharaja raring to fight for the Empire to an illiterate peasant who won the Victoria Cross; from a sweeper who accompanied the troops only to die in an English hospital to a young pilot, barely out of school, who brought down German airplanes. Burgundy boards, blue & gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9789384052911. A few grubby marks to verso of dustwrapper.
INDIA AND THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Written by Douglas M. Peers; Nandini Gooptu.
Stock no. 1818630
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Oxford History of the British Empire, Companion Series. Edited by Peers & Gooptu. The essays in this collection address a number of important developments, delineating not only the complicated interplay between imperial rulers and their subjects in India, but also illuminating the economic, political, environmental, social, cultural, ideological, and intellectual contexts which informed, and were in turn informed by, these interactions. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780199259885. Second impression.
RAILWAYS IN ENGLAND 1826 AND 1827
Written by C. Von Oeynhausen; H. Von Dechen; E.A. Forward.
Stock no. 1818589
Published by W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1971. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Concerning Railways in England: Observations Collected During the Years 1826 and 1827 translated from the German text by Forward. Published for the Newcomen Society. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0852700482. Dustwrapper has a few minor marks to top front corner.
PAX BRITANNICA (3 VOLUMES)
Written by James Morris.
Stock no. 1818586
Published by Folio Society. 1992. Fine condition.
Three volumes. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Includes: Heaven's Command; Pax Britannica; Farewell The Trumpets. Second printing. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase which is rubbed to one side with some loss at corners of pictorial onlay.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND 1485-1685
Written by Thomas Babington Macaulay; Peter Rowland.
Stock no. 1818584
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1985. Nearly fine condition.
Dark green cloth, gilt decorations. B/w illustrations. Light rubbing to spine. Contained in publisher's pale yellow slipcase which has surface paper loss to one end.
ENGLAND THEIR ENGLAND
Written by A.G. MacDonell. Illustrated by Peter Brookes.
Stock no. 1818581
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1986. Fine condition.
Yellow pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Contained in publishers light tan slipcase with large mark to spine.
THE DIARY OF A COUNTRY PARSON
Written by James Woodforde; David Hughes. Illustrated by Ian Stephens.
Stock no. 1818580
Published by Folio Society. 1996. Fine condition.
Extracts from R.L. Winstanley's transcript from the diaries, 1759-81, selected by David Hughes. Blue cloth spine with burgundy title block and gilt title. Marbled boards. Red endpapers. B/w engravings. Top edge red. Fourth printing. Contained in publisher's red slipcase which is marked and has surface paper damage to one side (VG- condition).