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DESPERATE ROMANTICS: THE PRIVATE LIVES OF THE PRE-RAPHAELITES
Written by Franny Moyle.
Stock no. 1815279
Published by John Murray. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Published in conjunction with a major TV drama, the scanadalous saga of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates, b/w illustrations. xi and 340 pages including index. ISBN: 9780719521904. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at spine and edges.
THE QUEEN'S LONDON
No author listed.
Stock no. 1609299
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1901. Very good condition.
Large oblong format. Red cloth. Gilt titles. B/w photos. A pictorial and descriptive record of the great metropolis in the last year of Queen Victoria's reign. Leather of spine and corners is worn. Covers faded. Address card stuck to front pastedown. Front endpaper creased. Foxing to endpapers.
A COTSWOLD VILLAGE SCHOOL FROM VICTORIAN TIMES
Written by Michael Boyes.
Stock no. 1811455
Published by The Rissingtons Local History Society. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.
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.
SEEN AND NOT HEARD
Written by Nigel Temple.
Stock no. 1504610
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
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.
THREE VICTORIAN TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES
Written by David St John Thomas.
Stock no. 1207024
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1970. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Extracts from the 1884 and 1885 United Telephone Company's directories. ISBN: 0715347713. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper: Edge-rubbed with slight loss.
DIANE A VICTORIAN
Written by Macdonald Hastings.
Stock no. 1206263
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1974. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
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.
Written by Brian Thompson.
Stock no. 1801785
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The Adventures of The Baker Brothers and Gordon of Khartoum. The entwined story of three extraordinary Victorians. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. xxxi and 271 pages including index. ISBN: 0002571889. Top edges of boards and wrapper lightly bumped else a fine copy.
THE VICTORIAN POST OFFICE
Written by C.R. Perry.
Stock no. 596075
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
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.
Written by David Rubinstein.
Stock no. 574548
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1974. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The homes of all social classes both inside and out, in towns and countryside. ISBN: 071536765X.
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.
IDYLLS OF THE QUEEN
Written by Philip Guedalla.
Stock no. 694625
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1937. Very good condition.
Brown cloth. B/w frontis. Queen Victoria. A few foxspots to prelims and endpapers. Spine faded.