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Wessex About Britain No 2

By: --

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Collins and Festival of Britain Office: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17134

Condition: Very Good


92pp. Illustrated card covers with matching priceclipped dustjacket which has some loss to the edges. Colour title page illustration by Kenneth Rowntree, and many colour and b + w photographs. Original owner's name under the front turnover flap, otherwise clean. Introductory essay, 6 tours with maps based on Dorchester, Southampton and Salisbury, and a Gazetteer. A guide book produced in association with the Festival of Britain. View more info

Hellenica A Collection of Essays on Greek Poetry Philosophy History and Religion

By: Abbott, Evelyn (ed)

Price: £15.50

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co: 1907

Seller ID: 15332

Condition: Very Good


Revised second edition. 449pp, dark green cloth covered boards with a couple of light marks, and library number to spine. Ex library - labels to inner board and flyleaf, small stamps, a couple of passages marked in the margin in one essay, otherwise internally clean. Essays on Aeschylus, Sophocles, Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius and Greek Oracles. View more info

To Kill A Railway

By: Abbott, Stan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Leading Edge: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13442

ISBN: 0948135018

Condition: Very Good


162pp, laminated illustrated card covers with a couple of light creases. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. The run-down of the Settle-Carlisle railway, and the fight to save it. View more info

The Story of Lincoln

By: Abell, E I and Chambers, J D

Price: £8.50

Publisher: City of Lincoln Education Committee: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14204

Condition: Very Good


231pp, green cloth covered boards with gilt title and shield. B + w illustrations and endpaper maps. A clean copy. The history of Lincoln from the earliest times to the 20th century, the buildings etc. View more info

Milwaukee Then And Now

By: Ackerman, Sandra

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16828

ISBN: 1592232035

Condition: Fine


Long format. A heavy book of 144pp. Illustrated boards, with a matching complete dustjacket, a little creased to the edges. Internally clean. Each page has a historic photograph of a Milwaukee building, facing a colour photograph of how it is today, with explanatory notes. View more info

Lectures on Modern History

By: Acton, Lord

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Fontana: 1961

Edition: , Renaissance, Louis XIV, Puritan

Seller ID: 14813

Condition: Very Good


319pp, the edges browned with age, illustrated softback covers. Internally clean and tight. 19 essays on historical subjects - Luther, Counter Reformation, Huguenots, Renaissance, Calvin, Henry VIII, Elizabeth, Louis XIV the American Revolution etc. View more info

The Royal Palaces Of Britain

By: Adair, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1981

Seller ID: 2674

ISBN: 0500250774

Condition: Fine


Large format. 192pp, complete dustjacket. Many illustrations in colour and b + w. A very clean copy. From The Tower of London to Buckingham Palace. View more info

A Henry Adams Reader

By: Adams, Henry and Stevenson, Elizabeth (ed)

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Doubleday Anchor: 1959

Seller ID: 16062

Condition: Very Good


Edited and with an Introduction by Elizabeth Stevenson. 381pp, softback covers designed by Leonard Baskin. A couple of light marks to the foredge, otherwise internally clean and tight. A chronological selection from all Adams writings. View more info

A New History of Great Britain from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Present Time Exhibiting to the Minds of Youth a Variety of Instructive and Pleasing Information

By: Adams, Rev John

Price: £23.00

Publisher: C Law and Scatcherd and Letterman: 1808

Seller ID: 16386

Condition: Fair


Third edition, corrected by the author. 380pp, leather back board present but lacks the front board. Lacks the frontispiece illustration, but the other five engraved illustrations are present. Loss to the corner of the title page, and a couple of marginal tears to the plates but otherwise internally clean - a good 'working copy'. Includes biographical sketches, military history, curious particulars, commerce etc. 'adapted to the capacities of young people of both sexes'. View more info

The Battle of Otterburn in History & Ballad

By: Addleshaw, G W O

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Vaux and Associated Breweries Ltd: 1963

Seller ID: 15790

Condition: Very Good


20pp, cream soft covers. Section of b + w photographs, a little wrinkled to the edge. Map. Internally clean. The defences of the Border Country in 1388, the campaign prior to the battle, the site, the battle of the English under Hotspur against the Scots on Wednesday 5th August 1388, and the ballad. View more info

Resistance and Control in Pakistan

By: Ahmed, Akbar S

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Routledge: 1991

Seller ID: 16628

ISBN: 0415057973

Condition: Good


Foreword to this edition by Francis Robinson. 207pp, softback covers. Some passages marked to the Foreword, otherwise internally clean and tight. Is Islamic fundamentalism to be understood purely in religious terms? The author is an administrator and anthropologist who places the dramatic story of the revolt of the Mullah of Waziristan in the context of similar movements in the Muslim world. View more info

The Story of the Isle of Man Vol.2 1406 to Modern Times

By: Airne, C W

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Norris: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11028

Condition: Very Good


Volume 2 has pp 82 - 184, from 1406 to after WWII, illustrated card covers with light crease to one corner. B + w illustrations. A few light spots of foxing to title page, otherwise clean. View more info

The Faith and Practice of Al Ghazali

By: Al Ghazali and Watt, W Montgomery

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Oneworld: 2000

Seller ID: 16634

ISBN: 1851680624

Condition: As New


Translated and with an Introduction by W Montgomery Watt. 176pp, illustrated softback covers. A very clean, tight, copy. The spiritual autobiography, and thoughts on the right conduct of life, of one of Islam's most influential early theologians and Sufi mystic who lived fron 1058 - 1111. View more info

A Concise History of Mexico

By: Alba, Victor

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1973

Seller ID: 15803

ISBN: 0304292389

Condition: Very Good


217pp, complete illustrated dustjacket, a little rubbed to the top of the spine. Colour and b + w illustrations and maps. Internally very clean and Near Fine. View more info

A History of The American Revolution Britain and the Loss of The Thirteen Colonies

By: Alden, John R

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Macdonald: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15946

ISBN: 0356028364

Condition: Very Good


A heavy book of 541pp, plus Index. Dustjacket with two closed tears to the edges.B + w illustrations. Internally clean. The history of the loss of the American colonies from 1763 to 1789. View more info

The Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne in the 21st Century

By: Aldersley Williams, Hugh

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Granta: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17087

ISBN: 978184708900

Condition: As New


First edition. 330pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. B + w illustrations SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page, otherwise internally very clean. A celebration of the life and thought of Sir Thomas Browne 1605 - 1682 and a walk with him through the moral and intellectual mazes of modern life. View more info

Beowulf A Verse Translation

By: Alexander, Michael (Translator)

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1973

Seller ID: 16523

ISBN: 0140442685

Condition: Fine


Translated and with an Introduction by Michael Alexander. 176pp, including the Notes, family tree, Index etc. the paper browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers without creases. A very clean copy. A verse translation of Beowulf, and the Fight at Finsburgh. View more info

Roman Jet in the Yorkshire Museum

By: Allason-Jones, Lindsay

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Yorkshire Museum: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13567

ISBN: 0905807170

Condition: As New


Large format. 55pp, illustrated laminated softback covers. Colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. An Introduction on the jet industry in Roman Britain and an illustrated catalogue of the jet in the Yorkshire Museum. View more info

Roman Jet in the Yorkshire Museum

By: Allason-Jones, Lindsay

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Yorkshire Museum: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13568

ISBN: 0905807170

Condition: As New


Large format. 55pp, illustrated laminated softback covers. Colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. An Introduction on the jet industry in Roman Britain and an illustrated catalogue of the jet in the Yorkshire Museum. View more info

Roman Jet in the Yorkshire Museum

By: Allason-Jones, Lindsay

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Yorkshire Museum: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14353

ISBN: 0905807170

Condition: As New


Large format. 55pp, illustrated laminated softback covers. Colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. An Introduction on the jet industry in Roman Britain and an illustrated catalogue of the jet in the Yorkshire Museum. View more info