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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.

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PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES OF BRITAIN: WALES
Written by Roly Smith.
Stock no. 1819189
Published by Frith Book Company. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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THE JUBILEE YEARS 1887-1897
Written by Roger Hudson.
Stock no. 1818513
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1996. Fine condition.

Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase in very good condition.

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THE JUBILEE YEARS 1887-1897
Written by Roger Hudson.
Stock no. 2128265
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good - some light wear.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 £150.

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