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The Church of the West in the Middle Ages Vol I From Gregory the Great to St Bernard

By: Workman, Herbert B

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Charles H Kelly: 1912

Seller ID: 16086

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. 316pp, Including Index, dark red cloth covered boards with gilt title. A light mark to the back board, but internally clean. This volume covers from 590 to 1153, from Gregory the Great to St Bernard. View more info

Jeremy Taylor A Sketch of His Life and Times with a Popular Exposition of his Works

By: Worley, George

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Longmans Green and Co: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13844

Condition: Very Good


239pp, and publishers catalogue. Hand cut edges. Blue cloth covered boards. Frontispiece portrait with explanatory tissue guard. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, label removed from flyleaf, a couple of blind stamps, otherwise a clean 'reading copy'. View more info

Reflections on The Rise and Fall of The Ancient Republicks Adapted to the Present State of Great Britain

By: Wortley Montagu, Edward

Price: £56.00

Publisher: J Rivington and Sons T Longman S Crowder T Cadell T Becket and W Fox: 1770

Seller ID: 16516

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. 392pp. Leather covered boards, worn to the covers and with some loss of the leather covering, spine cracked but holding. Names of previous owners to flyleaves and a note to the title page that the author was the husband of the blue stocking Elizabeth Robinson (which is not true - though the author had a lively matrimonial career), otherwise internally clean. Chapters on the Greek cities, Rome and the causes of its decline, and on revolutions, and the Brit... View more info

Dutch Landscape Painting

By: Wright, Christopher

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Tyne and Wear Museums: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16752

ISBN: 090597414X

Condition: As New


Tall format. 122pp, colour illustrated laminated covers. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The catalogue of the exhibition held at the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, in 1983 - precursors, mannerist painting in Utrecht, italianate and realist painters, landscape in Haarlem, Amsterdam and Dordrecht, the contribution of Rembrandt, checklist of paintings in British public collections etc. View more info

Some Unpublished Letters To and From Dr Johnson From the Originals Now in the Possession of the John Rylands Library

By: Wright, J D

Price: £15.50

Publisher: Manchester University Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16502

Condition: Very Good


55pp, hand cut edges, in sewn grey softback covers with a little wear to the edges. Internally very clean. An article on letters recently acquired by the John Rylands library formerly owned by Mrs Thrale-Piozzi, the friend of Dr Johnson. View more info

Spy Catcher

By: Wright, Peter and Greengrass, Paul

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Heinemann Australia: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8134

ISBN: 0855610980

Condition: Very Good


392pp. Complete dustjacket with one small nick to edge, no loss. One light mark to top edge and foredge, otherwise internally very clean. The secrets of MI5 revealed. View more info

The Persian Expedition

By: Xenophon Edited By Rex Warner

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1952

Seller ID: 10212

Condition: Very Good


309pp, brown and white softback covers with light spots of foxing and a light crease to the front cover. Map. Previous owner's name to title page, otherwise a clean copy. English translation by Rex Warner with an Introduction and Glossary View more info

Economics Management Planning

By: Yefimov, Anatoli and Anchishkin, Alexander

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Novosti: 1111

Seller ID: 5145

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1970. 196pp, softback covers, browning a little with age. Internally very clean and tight. History, principles, management and plans for the Russian communist economy. View more info

The Kingsway Geography Readers Travellers' Tales

By: Young, Ernest

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Evans: 1111

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13144

Condition: Very Good


Probably c 1930. 96pp, orange illustrated cloth covered soft covers, a little rubbed to edges. Many b + w illustrations. Scool stamp to inner cover ansd date 1934. Stories of great travellers in history, told for schoolchildren. Part of the Kingsway Geography Readers series, now rare. View more info

Ireland's Civil War

By: Younger, Calton

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Fontana: 1986

Seller ID: 11692

ISBN: 0006860982

Condition: Very Good


542pp, the edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight, Near Fine copy. The origins and events of the Civil War in Ireland. View more info

Wicked Women of The Raj European Women Who Broke Society's Rules and Married Indian Princes

By: Younger, Coralie

Price: £2.50

Publisher: HarperCollins India: 2003

Seller ID: 16755

ISBN: 8172234546

Condition: Fine


260pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. The story of 20 different European women who married Indian princes - and did not always live happily ever after. View more info

Memoirs of Hadrian

By: Yourcenar, Marguerite

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg and The Book Society: 1955

Seller ID: 15477

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the French by Grace Frick. 320pp, marroon boards. Endpaper maps. Blank bookplate to front inner board. Extensive light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The Emperor Hadrian writes his memoirs. View more info

Clans & Tartans of Scotland

By: Zaczek, Iain

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Collins & Brown: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12641

ISBN: 1855856379

Condition: Very Good


Long format. 144pp, complete dustjacket, a little faded to spine, in removeable plastic sleeve. Many colour illustrations. Ex library - flyleaf removed, one stamp to title page, otherwise clean. Family histories, tartans, and castles associated with the clans. View more info

An Introduction to Modern Psychology

By: Zangwill, O L

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1962

Seller ID: 14811

Condition: Very Good


3rd reprint, with a new Appendix. 239pp, complete dustjacket, with fox marks to back. A couple of spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. A straightforward acount of the origins and development of modern psychology. Part of the Home Study Series. View more info

An Intimate History of Humanity

By: Zeldin, Theodore

Price: £4.25

Publisher: Vintage: 1998

Seller ID: 12394

ISBN: 0749396237

Condition: Very Good


488pp, illustrated softback covers with a couple of light creases to spine. A clean, tight, Near FIne copy. How people past and present escape from loneliness, fear and aimlessness and avoid being prisoners of their mistakes. View more info

The Black Death

By: Ziegler, Philip

Price: £2.25

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1975

Seller ID: 11644

ISBN: 0140211896

Condition: Very Good


331pp, the paper browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers with light creases to spine. Map. Internally clean and tight. The classic account of the plague which struck medieval England in 1347. View more info

English Literature 1660 - 1800 A Bibliography of Modern Studies Founded By Ronald S Crane Volume V 1961 - 1965

By: Zimansky, Curt (Foreword) Alleman, Gellert S and Kolb, Gwin J et al

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Princeton: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16227

ISBN: 0691061858

Condition: Fine


A large, havy book of 386pp with black cloth covered boards with gilt title. Dustjacket with a little loss to the edges. Internally very clean. The Philological Quarterly's annual bibliographies of modern studies in English literature from 1961 - 1965 - work on indivual authors, and the historical, intellectual and scientific backgrounds. View more info

The Greek Commonwealth Politics and Economics in Fifth Century Athens

By: Zimmern, Alfred

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1961

Seller ID: 16122

Condition: Very Good


Revised fifth edition. 471pp, softback covers a little rubbed to edges. Internally clean and tight. The classic study of the economic conditions of ancient Athenian civilization. View more info