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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 SOMERSET YEARS
Written by Florence Chuk.
Stock no. 1818239
Published by Pennard Hill Publications. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on shipping lists held by the Public Record Office, Victoria (PRO). A roll of assisted immigrant arrivals from Somerset and Bristol during the years 1839-1854, also describing conditions existing in the county at that time and the factors influencing emmigration. The need for immigrants in the Colony, the financing of immigration from Colonial funds, and the vessels chartered and the conditions during these voyages are described. Light brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 336 pages. ISBN: 073160136X. Lower board edges rubbed and slightly faded. Vertical crease to free front endpaper. A few minor foxspots to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and unevenly faded to front panel, edge-creased.

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FIELDS ELYSIAN: A PORTRAIT OF HUNTING SOCIETY
Written by Simon Blow.
Stock no. 1818232
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating history of hunting society: stories of various hunting packs, such as the Belvoir, the Pytchley, the Beaufort, and Quorn, the Middleton and the Fernie; recounting the activities of colourful sporting personalities such as Sir Gilbert Breenall, Lord Lonsdale, Lord Willoughby de Broke and more. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Sepia photos. vi and 152 pages including index. ISBN: 0460045342. A few minor foxpsots to endpapers. Top edge of text block foxed. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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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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GO TO YOUR GOD LIKE A SOLDIER
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 2125972
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1996. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The British Soldier Fighting for Empire, 1837-1902. Insight into the world of the Victorian soldier. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 260 pages. ISBN: 1853672378. Damp marks to covers, contents are still excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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GO TO YOUR GOD LIKE A SOLDIER
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 1815538
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The British Soldier Fighting for Empire, 1837-1902. Insight into the world of the Victorian soldier. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 260 pages. ISBN: 1853672378.

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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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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.

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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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