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Image for The Life and Letters of Selina Countess of Huntingdon (two volumes)

The Life and Letters of Selina Countess of Huntingdon (two volumes)

By: A Member of the Houses of Shirley and Hastings [Seymour, Aaron Crossley H]

Price: £38.50

Publisher: William Edward Painter: 1840

Seller ID: 192161

Condition: Good


hardback, two volumes, 8vo, blind stamped cloth lettered gilt to spines, armorial gilt to upper boards, re-cased at some point with new endpapers, underlining and some notation, b&w portrait frontis, publisher lists to rear of both volumes, a good only set, tightly bound 488 & 544pp View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 232777

ISBN: 1856197115

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, black cloth lettered gilt to spine, crease to head of pictorial dust wrapper, a very good tightly bound copy, illustrated, 434pp View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 221989

ISBN: 1856197115

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, black cloth lettered gilt to spine, lacks dust wrapper, minor knock to tip of bottom corner of upper board, a very good tightly bound copy, illustrated, 434pp View more info

Image for The Noble Revolt : The Overthrow of Charles I

The Noble Revolt : The Overthrow of Charles I

By: Adamson, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 224775

ISBN: 0297842625

Condition: Very Good


hardback, thick octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a near fine pictorial dust wrapper, neat signature of a previous owner, the text remains clean and unmarked, colour plates, 742pp View more info

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Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard & Budgell, Eustace

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 187097

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, marbled paper side panels, brown cloth backstrip slightly faded & lettered gilt, very good in a rubbed & marked slipcase, no wrapper issued, portrait frontis, 158pp View more info

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Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard & Budgell, Eustace

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 181122

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, marbled paper side panels, brown cloth backstrip lettered gilt, very good although lacking slipcase, no wrapper issued, portrait frontis, 158pp View more info

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Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard & Budgell, Eustace

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 177797

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, marbled paper side panels, brown cloth backstrip lettered gilt, very good in original slipcase, no wrapper issued, portrait frontis, 158pp View more info

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Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard & Budgell, Eustace

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 177632

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, marbled paper side panels, red cloth backstrip lettered gilt, very good in original slipcase, no wrapper issued, portrait frontis, 158pp View more info

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Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard & Budgell, Eustace

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Seller ID: 190257

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, marbled paper side panels, red cloth backstrip lettered gilt, bookplate of a previous owner on front pastedown, no slipcase, no wrapper issued, portrait frontis, 158pp View more info

Image for Catherine the Great : Life and Legend

Catherine the Great : Life and Legend

By: Alexander, John T

Price: £10.65

Publisher: Folio Society: 2000

Seller ID: 197329

Condition: Fine


hardback, Royal 8vo, red Jacquard patterned binding lettered gilt on black to spine, no dust wrapper issued for this edition, a fine tightly bound clean and unmarked copy in a fine pictorial slipcase, coloured and b&w plates, xxiv+532pp View more info

Image for Kitchener's Last Volunteer: The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War

Kitchener's Last Volunteer: The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War

By: Allingham, Henry & Goodwin, Dennis

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Mainstream: 2008

Seller ID: 166773

ISBN: 1845964160

Condition: Very Good


8vo, brown cloth lettered black to spine, a very good copy in a very good dust wrapper, col'd & b&w plates, 240pp View more info

Image for Jim Bridger

Jim Bridger

By: Alter, J Cecil

Price: £16.50

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1967

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 206205

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, faint spotting to closed fore-edge, a very good tightly bound copy in a lightly rubbed and part faded dust wrapper, text clean and unmarked, 358pp View more info

Image for Memoirs of Sir Andrew Melvill and The Wars of the Seventeenth Century

Memoirs of Sir Andrew Melvill and The Wars of the Seventeenth Century

By: Ameer-Ali, Torick

Price: £16.85

Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head: 1918

Seller ID: 224534

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, blue cloth lettered blind and dulled gilt, mildly rubbed to some extremities, a tightly bound copy, brief gift inscription to a previous owner, the text remains clean and unmarked, folding frontis, b&w plates, xvi + 297pp View more info

Image for Jack and Jackie : Portrait of an American Marriage

Jack and Jackie : Portrait of an American Marriage

By: Anderson, Christopher

Price: £7.85

Publisher: Random House: 1996

Seller ID: 216428

ISBN: 0091834147

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a well preserved pictorial dust wrapper, text clean and un marked, b&w plates, 400pp View more info

Image for Peter the Great

Peter the Great

By: Anderson, M S

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Historical Association: 1969

Seller ID: 195860

Condition: Very Good


stapled paperback booklet, some marginal pencil line marks o/w a very good tightly bound copy, 32pp View more info

Image for Lights and Shadows of the Reformation

Lights and Shadows of the Reformation

By: Anon

Price: £19.50

Publisher: G Morrish: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 233070

Condition: Very Good


hardback, small octavo, green cloth lettered gilt and stamped with a design in black, a very good tightly bound copy, pictorial title and frontis, 236pp View more info

Image for Herefordshire Illustrated Who's Who

Herefordshire Illustrated Who's Who

By: Anon

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Allan North: 1909

Edition: Subscriber's edition

Seller ID: 214619

Condition: Good


hardback, quarto, red cloth lettered gilt, later re casing with new endpapers, cloth tape applied at both head and foot of spine, one leaf loose but present, biographies of 71 leading County figures, many with portraits, some topographical plates, pages not numbered. Foxing in varying degrees but portraits and plates are clean and unmarked. Uncommon. View more info

Image for Where Great Men Lived in London

Where Great Men Lived in London

By: Anon [Geraldine E Mitton]

Price: £19.65

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 213904

Condition: Very Good


hardback, red cloth lettered and blocked with a design in gilt, a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, viii + 110pp View more info

Image for Cromwell, Our Chief of Men

Cromwell, Our Chief of Men

By: Antonia Fraser

Price: £7.65

Publisher: Phoenix: 2001

Seller ID: 223904

ISBN: 1842124935

Condition: Very Good


thick paperback, pictorial card covers, a very good tightly bound copy, the text remains clean and unmarked, b&w plates, 774pp View more info

Image for The Worlds of John  Aubrey, being a further selection of Brief Lives together with excerpts.

The Worlds of John Aubrey, being a further selection of Brief Lives together with excerpts.

By: Aubrey, John (selected by Richard Barber)

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Folio Society: 1988

Seller ID: 226210

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, octavo, quarter burgundy cloth with olive green cloth coloured sides, lettered gilt on black, dust wrapper not called for in this edition, a near fine tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, slipcase part faded, b&w illustrations, 297pp View more info

Image for The Worlds of John  Aubrey, being a further selection of Brief Lives together with excerpts.

The Worlds of John Aubrey, being a further selection of Brief Lives together with excerpts.

By: Aubrey, John (selected by Richard Barber)

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Folio Society: 1988

Seller ID: 224803

Condition: Near Fine


hardback, octavo, quarter burgundy cloth with olive green cloth coloured sides, lettered gilt on black, dust wrapper not called for in this edition, a near fine tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, slipcase part faded, b&w illustrations, 297pp View more info

Image for The History of the Reign of King Henry the Seventh

The History of the Reign of King Henry the Seventh

By: Bacon, Francis (edited by Roger Lockyer)

Price: £6.85

Publisher: Folio Society: 1971

Seller ID: 193473

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, green leather backstrip lettered gilt, decorative gilt cloth sides, top edge a little faded but o/w a very good tightly bound copy in a lightly rubbed original slipcase, no jacket issued, pictorial coloured endpapers & portrait frontis, b&w illustrations, 256pp View more info

Image for The History of the Reign of King Henry the Seventh

The History of the Reign of King Henry the Seventh

By: Bacon, Francis (edited by Roger Lockyer)

Price: £6.85

Publisher: Folio Society: 1971

Seller ID: 218517

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, green quarter leather lettered gilt, decorative gilt cloth sides, a very good tightly bound copy in original slipcase, no jacket issued, text clean and unmarked, pictorial coloured endpapers & portrait frontis, b&w illustrations, 256pp View more info

Image for Henry VIII and his times

Henry VIII and his times

By: Bagley, J J

Price: £8.00

Publisher: B T Batsford: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 185021

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket, b&w plates, 154pp View more info

Image for The Life of Thomas Fuller with Notices of his kinsmen, and his friends

The Life of Thomas Fuller with Notices of his kinsmen, and his friends

By: Bailey, John Eglington

Price: £26.50

Publisher: Basil Montagu Pickering: 1874

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 204541

Condition: Poor


hardback, 8vo, black cloth, lacking backstrip. upper board and all to title page are detached but present, extremities of boards worn, ex-reference library with stamps and plates, the body of the text is good, tipped in letter from the author pre-dating publication with bibliographic references to the forthcoming book, b&w illustrations, 800pp View more info

Image for William Grimshaw 1708-1763

William Grimshaw 1708-1763

By: Baker, Frank

Price: £36.95

Publisher: Epworth Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 218272

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a chipped pictorial dust wrapper that has a closed tear repair at head, 288pp View more info

Image for Elizabeth Woodville : Mother of the Princes in the Tower

Elizabeth Woodville : Mother of the Princes in the Tower

By: Baldwin, David

Price: £11.95

Publisher: Sutton Publishing: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 224716

ISBN: 0750927747

Condition: Very Good


hardback octavo, a very god tightly bound copy in a very good pictorial dust wrapper, the text remains clean and unmarked, b&w plates, 236pp View more info

Image for Who Was Saint Tudno? a short history, exploring the life and times of the man who gave Llandudno its name

Who Was Saint Tudno? a short history, exploring the life and times of the man who gave Llandudno its name

By: Barratt, Philip N

Price: £6.15

Publisher: Tan Y Craig Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 222972

Condition: Very Good


stapled paperback booklet, a very good tightly bound copy, text unmarked and clean. View more info

Image for Caligula: The Corruption of Power

Caligula: The Corruption of Power

By: Barrett, Anthony A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2001

Seller ID: 223403

ISBN: 0415214858

Condition: Very Good


paperback, pictorial card covers, a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, b&w plates, 334pp View more info

Image for Caligula : The Corruption of Power

Caligula : The Corruption of Power

By: Barrett, Anthony A.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: B T Batsford: 1990

Seller ID: 228606

ISBN: 0713454873

Condition: Very Good


hardback, octavo, a very good tightly bound copy in a well preserved pictorial dust wrapper, small address label of a previous owner to top left of front pastedown else a clean and unmarked copy, xxvi + 334pp View more info