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Under The Parish Lantern

By: Archer, Fred

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Hodder Coronet: 1973

Seller ID: 6783

ISBN: 0340178647

Condition: Very Good


2nd impression. 160pp, softback covers, b + w photographs. One crease to corner of front cover, otherwise clean and tight. Rural life in the First World War in Ashton Under Hill in Worcestershire. View more info

The Queen's Courts

By: Archer, Peter

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1968

Seller ID: 14313

Condition: Very Good


Revised second edition. 293pp, the paper browning a little with age, softback covers. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. An account of the english court system, and how it works. View more info

France in the 1980s

By: Ardagh, John

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1982

Seller ID: 11689

ISBN: 0140224092

Condition: Very Good


672pp, the edges browning a little with age, softback covers with a couple of creases. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean.The profound changes in France since the war. View more info

Books Of Bale

By: Arden, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Methuen: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1760

ISBN: 0413403106

Condition: Fine


532 pp. Complete dustjacket. Very clean. The story of a Tudor bishop and playwright, set in Shakespeare's London. View more info

The Empress Catherine

By: Aretz, Gertrude

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Godfrey & Stephens Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16609

Condition: Very Good


Translated by Harry C Schnur. 244pp, black boards with gilt title. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's bookplate to the flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. A biography of the German princess who became the ruler of Russia. Includes Appendix I - Catherine in her Letters, and a second Appendix of The Palace Revolution from the Memoirs of Princess Dashkov. View more info

Man at Play Nine Centuries of Pleasure Making

By: Armitage, John

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Warne: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12603

ISBN: 0723220182

Condition: Very Good


192pp, complete dustjacket with one closed tear to edge. B + w illustrations. One small light mark to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and Near Fine. A history of pleasure in England from medieval times to the present day. View more info

Essays Literary & Critical

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1914

Seller ID: 10391

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition. 380pp, orange brown cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. A clean copy. The topics of the essay include the function of Criticism, Academies, Maurice and Eugenie de Guerin, Heine, Pagan and Christian Religious Sentiment, Joubert, Spinoza, Marcus Aurelius, Translating Homer etc. View more info

Last Post The Final Word From Our First World War Soldiers

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13192

ISBN: 0297846442

Condition: As New


272pp, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The last 21 surviving British soldiers from the First World War tell their stories. View more info

A Book About Sweden

By: Asbrink, Gustav

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Fritze: 1928

Seller ID: 5222

Condition: Very Good


3rd edition. Softback, published in Stockholm, in English.223pp, beige softback covers, 203 illustrations, maps and diagrams, including fold-out colour map at back. Previous owner's name and inscription on flyleaf, otherwise clean. A survey of the country, its people, culture and history. Now rare. View more info

Black Sea The Birthplace of Civilization and Barbarism

By: Ascherson, Neal

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1996

Seller ID: 15018

ISBN: 0099593718

Condition: Fine


306pp, the paper browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. Maps. A very clean, tight, copy. Travelling among the people of the Black Sea region, and their history from Herodotus to the fall of Communism. - a travel classic View more info

Jane Austen An Anthology

By: Ash, Russell and Higton, Bernard

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Aurum: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16977

ISBN: 1854102605

Condition: Very Good


64pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. Many colour and b + w illustrations. Gift inscription on the flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. An anthology of selections from Jane Austen's writings, the recolections of her friends, early reviews etc. - part of the Great Writers series of concise introductions to the work of great authors. View more info

Camelot And The Vision of Albion

By: Ashe, Geoffrey

Price: £5.50

Publisher: BCA: 1975

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 6958

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Edition. 233pp, complete dustjacket. B + w photographs. A couple of light spots of foxing to froedge, otherwise internally very clean. Why does the story of King Arthur continue to fascinate us? The facts of Cadbury and the psychological dimension View more info

England in the Seventeenth Century (1603 1714)

By: Ashley, Maurice

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1962

Seller ID: 6768

Condition: Very Good


3rd revised edition. Softback of 267pp, the edges browning with age, otherwise very clean and tight. The classic account of England under the Stuarts and in the Civil War, No.6 in the Pelican History of England. View more info

Life In Stuart England

By: Ashley, Maurice

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Batsford: 1967

Seller ID: 6957

Condition: Very Good


3rd impression. 178pp, priceclipped dustjacket with a scrape mark to the spine. Internally very clean. B + w illustrations. How all classes of people lived in 17th century England. View more info

England in the Seventeenth Century (1603 1714)

By: Ashley, Maurice

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1962

Seller ID: 13495

Condition: Very Good


3rd revised edition. Softback of 267pp, the edges browning with age. Internally clean and tight. The classic account of England under the Stuarts and in the Civil War, No.6 in the Pelican History of England. View more info

Grand Unions Canals

By: Ashley, Peter

Price: £2.00

Publisher: EverymanPocket Books English Heritage: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16346

ISBN: 1841590835

Condition: Fine


Pocket sized book of 79pp with illustrated card covers. Introduction. Colour photographs of canal scenes to every page, with captions explaining their special features. A very clean copy. View more info

My Dear Cassandra The Illustrated Letters

By: Austen, Jane and Hughes-Hallett, Penelope

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Collins & Brown: 1991

Seller ID: 16972

ISBN: 185585015X

Condition: Very Good


Long format. 1604pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. Many contemporary colour and sepia illustrations. Small signature of the original owner to the flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. A selection of the letters of Jane Austen to her sister Cassandra, direct, perceptive and witty and showing the raw material which inspired her novels. View more info

My Dear Cassandra

By: Austen, Jane and Hughes-Hallett, Penelope (ed)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Collins & Brown: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15066

ISBN: 185585015X

Condition: Fine


Long format. 160pp, complete dustjacket, a little rubbed to edges. Many colour and b + w illustrations. Internally very clean. A selection of the letters of Jane Austen to her sister Cassandra. View more info

The Story of London

By: Avery, Alan

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Blackthorn Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14991

ISBN: 1906259100

Condition: As New


60pp, illustrated laminated card covers. Many colour illustrations. A new, unread copy. A history of London, from the Celts to the Milennium Dome, suitable for young people View more info

Charles Darwin

By: Aydon, Cyril

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Constable: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16898

Condition: Fine


326pp, the page edges tanning a very little with age. Complete illustrated dustjacket B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The life and work of the man who wrote the Origin of Species and The Descent of Man, and changed the world. View more info