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TWICE ROUND THE CLOCK: OR THE HOURS OF THE DAY AND NIGHT IN LONDON
Written by George Augustus Sala; Philip Collins.
Stock no. 2134030
Published by Leicester University Press. 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A fascinating portrait of the London scene and details of Victorian life. With an introduction by Collins. The Victorian Library Series. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718550080. A few small knocks along cover edges. Wrapper is price-cut with damp marking along bottom edge of spine and front panel; a few small nicks.
B/w photographs from the Francis Smith collection of mid-Victorian times. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 1859377726. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel.
Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase in very good condition.
Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good - some light wear.
An account of the development of education in one rural village - Great Rissington - of which much of this account could apply equally to other small villages in the Cotswolds and elsewhere. Cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 095306610x. A nice, clean copy.
A selection of Victorian improving tales and pious horror stories. Burgundy cloth covers with gilt titles to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 272 pages. ISBN: 009104040X. Minimal bumping to spine. A little light page edge browning. Contents clean. Dustwrapper spine is sunned with bump at top. Corner creases to rear flap.
AFFAIR OF STATE: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE 8TH DUKE AND DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE
Written by Henry Vane.
Stock no. 1807678
Published by Peter Owen. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The story of the nineteenth-century politician Lord Hartington - later the 8th Duke of Devonshire - and of Louise Alten, who was his mistress as Duchess of Manchester and later his wife. A tale that spans the world of politics and the high-living circle around the Prince of Wales, with whom Hartington and Louise were intimate friends. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 272 pages including index. ISBN: 0720612330. Wrapper has a few minor marks.
The author's search to discover a woman who concealed her identity behind the covers of a 19th century book. 232 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718112547. Wrapper slightly rubbed at edges.
The growth of a beaurocracy. The process by which the Post Office grew and evolved, took on new tasks and participated in the first two cases of nationalisation in British history. viii + 308 pages. ISBN: 086193220X. Dustwrapper: price-cut.
FRANCIS FRITH'S GLAMORGAN PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES
Written by Aeres Twigg. Illustrated by Francis Frith.
Stock no. 681683
Published by Frith Book Company. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
An evocative collection of archive photographs from the world famous Francis Frith Collection showing Glamorgan from mid-Victorian times, and depicts the considerable changes it has undergone during the twentieth century. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1859374883.
PHOTOGRAPHIC GROUPS OF EMMINENT PERSONAGES
No author listed.
Stock no. 988675
Circa 1890. Very good condition.
Large red cloth folder (32 x 28 cm), with gilt decoration and lettering. 6 pages of montage photographs, each with a key page. The montages are Kings and Queens of England, Eminent Women, Historical Celebrities (2 plates), Military and Naval Celebrities, and British Poets. Very light foxing to endpapers. Reduced from Â£150.