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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

Modern Voyages Containing a Variety of Useful and Entertaining Facts, Volume II

By: Adams, Rev John

Price: £44.00

Publisher: G Kearsley: 1790

Seller ID: 16537

Condition: Very Good


374pp, leather covered boards with faded gilt ornament to spine, with a little wear to the corners and ends of the spine. Marbled endpapers. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Vol II includes Captain Wilson's visit to Pelew, Hunter's description of Pegu, Cairo and the departure of the caravan for Mecca, Sandwich Islands, Porlock and Dixon's visits to the North West Coast of America 1785 - 1788, Morocco, Capt Phillip's voyage to Botany Bay, Port... 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

Egypt To The End Of The Old Kingdom

By: Aldred, Cyril

Price: £6.50

Publisher: BCA: 1974

Seller ID: 4212

Condition: Very Good


143pp, complete dustjacket. 41 colour and 95 b + w illustrations. Flyleaf neatly removed, otherwise internally very clean. Part of the 'Library of Early Civilizations' series. 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

Roman Jet in the Yorkshire Museum

By: Allason-Jones, Lindsay

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Yorkshire Museum: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14598

ISBN: 0905807170

Condition: As New


Large format. 55pp, illustrated laminated softback covers. Colour and b + w illustrations. A New 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: 14597

ISBN: 0905807170

Condition: As New


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

The Dead Sea Scrolls

By: Allegro, John M

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1961

Seller ID: 15821

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. 204p, the edges browning with age, illustrated softback covers with no creases. A very clean, tight, copy. The story of the discovery of the famous manuscripts, and their significance for students of the Bible. View more info

Francis Hayman

By: Allen, Brian

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Yale: 1987

Seller ID: 16729

ISBN: 0300039530

Condition: Fine


Large format. 196p, illustrated soft covers. Colour and black and white illustrations. A very clean copy. A study of an important painter of the mid eighteenth century, who was the teacher of Gainsborough and whose work included conversation pieces, history painting, book illustration and theatrical painting. Also includes the catalogue of the exhibition in 1987. View more info

The Search for the Picturesque Landscape Aesthetics and Tourism in Britain 1760 1800

By: Andrews, Malcolm

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16748

ISBN: 0804718342

Condition: Fine


A heavy book of 269pp, with colour illustrated laminated card covers. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The influence of poetry and landscape painting, the Wordsworths etc, and a careful reconstruction of the actual tours taken by travellers in search of the picturesque in 18th century Britain, to the Wye Valley, the Lakes, North Wales, the Highlands etc. View more info

Thessalonike Museum

By: Andronicus, Manolis

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Athens, Ekdotike: 1982

Seller ID: 10141

ISBN: 9602130156

Condition: Fine


79pp, with laminated illustrated card covers. Many colour illustrations. A very clean copy. The finds from Olynthus, and the tomb of Philip of Macedonia at Vergina etc. View more info

Olympia the Archaeological Site and the Museum

By: Andronicus, Manolis

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Athens, Ekdotike: 1995

Seller ID: 10240

ISBN: 9602130466

Condition: Fine


80pp, with laminated illustrated card covers. Many colour illustrations. A clean copy. The finds from Olympia, the buildings and the history of the early Olympic Games View more info