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The English Medieval Town., PLATT, COLIN:
121 PLATT, COLIN: The English Medieval Town.
Book Club Associates. London. 1976 
Tall 8vo. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine and top edge slightly darkened. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 219pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations, maps and plans. A comprehensive study of English medieval town, their layout, buildings and economy. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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From Domesday Book to Magna Carta, 1087-1216. Second Edition., POOLE, AUSTIN LANE:
122 POOLE, AUSTIN LANE: From Domesday Book to Magna Carta, 1087-1216. Second Edition.
Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1970 repr. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In blackcloth covers with gilt to spine. 541pp. With 5 maps. in very good condition. A clean and tight copy. The history of England and the changes following the Norman Conquest. Includes Scotland, Ireland, Wales and Normandy, the role and influence of the Church and the reign and faults of King John. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Rising In East Anglia 1381. With an Appendix Containing The Suffolk Poll Tax Lists for That Year., POWELL, Edgar;
123 POWELL, Edgar; The Rising In East Anglia 1381. With an Appendix Containing The Suffolk Poll Tax Lists for That Year.
J. Clay and Sons, Cambridge University Press. 1896 1st edition 
Size 6 x 9 inches. In maroon cloth with embossed edging to boards and gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Spine lightly faded. Some rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Some light foxing and owners bookplate to front endpaper. Neat pen notation to rear endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 164pp. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Philip The Second History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain. Three Volumes in Two., PRESCOTT, William H.
124 PRESCOTT, William H. Philip The Second History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain. Three Volumes in Two.
George Routledge and Sons 1855 1st thus 
Three Volumes bound in two. (First and Second Volumes Complete in One.) Size approx 5 x 7.5 inches. Bound in decorative half-leather with marbled paper boards, pade edging and endpapers. Spines are lightened with raised bands with decorative gilt and green spine label. In very good condition. Some fading/lightening to spine. Very minor rubbing to corners. Some light foxing to endpapers and page edges. “Bound By Mudie” bottom of front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copys. 500pp, 255pp. Both with Engraved frontis. 
Price: 99.00 GBP
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Conquest of Mexico History of the Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization and the life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes. Author’s Authorised Edition., PRESCOTT, William H.,
125 PRESCOTT, William H., Conquest of Mexico History of the Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization and the life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes. Author’s Authorised Edition.
George Routledge and Sons 1843 1st edition 
Size approx 5 x 7.5 inches. Bound in decorative half-leather with marbled paper boards, pade edging and endpapers. Spine lightened with raised bands with decorative gilt and black and blue spine labels. In very good condition. Some fading/lightening to spine. Very minor rubbing to corners. Some light foxing to endpapers and page edges. With neat inscription and “Bound by Mudie.” to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 479pp. with Engraved frontis. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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History of the Conquest of Peru. With a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas. Second Edition. In Two Volumes., PRESCOTT, William H.;
126 PRESCOTT, William H.; History of the Conquest of Peru. With a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas. Second Edition. In Two Volumes.
London, Richard Bentley, 1847 1st edition 
Hardback, Size approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Half bound calf leather to spine and corners, with marbled paper boards, marbled page edging and endpapers. Gilt lettered spine labels; raised banding and gilt decoration to spines. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed, some rubbing to spines and edges, small nicks to leather on corners. Small labels to corners of endpapers. Mild foxing to endpapers and frontispieces. Some minor foxing to rear/last pages, else inside very clean and tight throughout. 480 + 490pp. With 2 engraved frontispieces and facsimile of signatures. 
Price: 195.00 GBP
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History of the Conquest of Peru. With a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas. New and Revised Edition, with the Author’s Latest Corrections and Additions. Edited by John Foster Kirk., PRESCOTT, William H.; KIRK, John Foster;
127 PRESCOTT, William H.; KIRK, John Foster; History of the Conquest of Peru. With a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas. New and Revised Edition, with the Author’s Latest Corrections and Additions. Edited by John Foster Kirk.
London. Swan Sonnenschein & Co. Ltd. 1886 new edition 
Hardback. Size approx 7.5 x 5 inches. In full calf leather binding with red morocco leather spine label, raised banding, and extensive gilt decoration to spine, gilt edging to boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some fading/lightening to spine. Minor rubbing to corners. Some darkening to edges of endpapers, with some minor foxing to endpapers and title page. With neat inscription. Else a very clean and tight copy. 510pp. with Engraved frontis. 2 b&w plates; Map of Peru and facsimile signatures of Francisco Pizarro. Gilt lettering to front reads “Christ’s Hospital.” 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History. Two volumes. Vol I, The Later Roman Empire to the Twelfth Century; Volume II, The Twelfth Century to the Renaissance., PREVITE-ORTON, C.W.:
128 PREVITE-ORTON, C.W.: The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History. Two volumes. Vol I, The Later Roman Empire to the Twelfth Century; Volume II, The Twelfth Century to the Renaissance.
Cambridge, at the University Press. 1952 1st thus. 
Tall 8vo. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrappers (dw; spines slightly faded. Slightly rubbed along top edges. Clipped). Some damp staining to covers, not affecting inside. Mild foxing to edges. Else clean and tight copies. 643, 559pp. With b/w illustrations and maps, some plate, some in text. The essence of the eight large volumes of the Cambridge Medieval History is here distilled, by one of its original editors, Mr Philip Grierson, into a single work. The addition of the large number of pictures makes good what was a lack in the larger history. For convenience it is issued in two volumes. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Victoria History of the County of Wiltshire. Volume XI., PUGH, R.B.(ed.):
129 PUGH, R.B.(ed.): The Victoria History of the County of Wiltshire. Volume XI.
OUP. 1980 1st edition. 
Size 8.75 x 12.25 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; mild foxing. Small tear to back top edge). A clean and tight copy. 284pp. With b/w plates and 8 maps. This volume covers the Hundreds of Downton, and Elstub and Everleigh. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Victorian Panorama. A Survey of Life & Fashion from Contemporary Photographs with a Commentary by Peter Quennell., QUENNELL, PETER:
130 QUENNELL, PETER: Victorian Panorama. A Survey of Life & Fashion from Contemporary Photographs with a Commentary by Peter Quennell.
B.T.Batsford Ltd. 1937 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. 120pp. With colour frontis, 153 b/w photo plates and b/w illustrations. Dustwrapper designed by Osbert Lancaster. in very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends with small chips. Handling and other small marks. Browning to front fly leaf. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to fron endpapers from relevant newspaper clipping. Else a clean and tight copy. A pictorial survey of the Victorian Age using contemporary photographs to show changes in styles, fashions, and host of Victorian celebrities. The author analyses the moral and social background under headings such as Family life, Low Life, and Fashion with a chapter on London. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Peasant Economic Development within the English Manoral System, Raftis, J.A.
131 Raftis, J.A. Peasant Economic Development within the English Manoral System
Sutton 1997 1st UK edition 
Bound in original black cloth, with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (slight crease to top of spine). Not price clipped. Clean and tight copy. 243pp. ills with b/w maps. A revisionist view of Feudalism in that he moves the focus from the labour services required by the lord to the cash and credit required by the tenant. Explains the extension of the use of money and the development of the yeoman farmer. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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132 REA, LORNA: The Armada. (Great Occasions).
P.Davies 1933 (1st.). 
Cream coloured cloth lettered in gold within beige panel on spine. 13 b/w plates. 175 pp. Very good in very good dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Templars. The dramatic story of the Knights Templar, the most powerful military order of the Crusades., READ, PIERS PAUL:
133 READ, PIERS PAUL: The Templars. The dramatic story of the Knights Templar, the most powerful military order of the Crusades.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1999 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Light brown endpapers. 350pp. With b/w and colour photographs, illustrations and maps. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Neat inscription to main title page, dated 1999. A very clean and tight copy. The author looks at the history of the Templars and examines their posthumous reputation and points to parallels between the past and present. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Union Workhouse. A Study Guide for Teachers and Local Historians., REID, ANDY:
134 REID, ANDY: The Union Workhouse. A Study Guide for Teachers and Local Historians.
Phillimore. 1994 1st edition 
Size 7.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark green, illustrated limp card covers. In near fine condition. Small address label inside front cover. A very clean and tight copy. 94pp. With b/w photographs and facsimile documents. The author shows how records and the buildings themselves can give students the history of a local Union Workhouse, many of which are still standing. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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A History of Vagrants and Vagrancy, And Beggars and Begging. Illustrated., RIBTON-TURNER, C. J.;
135 RIBTON-TURNER, C. J.; A History of Vagrants and Vagrancy, And Beggars and Begging. Illustrated.
London, Chapman & Hall, 1887 1st edition 
Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. In maroon red cloth, heavy beveled edge boards, gilt lettering to spine and pictorial vignette to front. Black line edging, black endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded, slight fading to boards. Corners and edges a little rubbed. Ends of spine rubbed with some small nicks and small split to cloth at top front corner. Inside pages very clean and tight bar p.607 which has small tear to edge. Else a very clean and tight copy. With clear glassine dustwrap. 720pp. Illustrated with 19 b&w plates. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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The Local Historianís Encyclopaedia. With new sections by Brian Christmas, Alexander R.Rumble, Alfreda Wilkinson. Section heading illustrations by Jill Dow. Second edition., RICHARDSON, JOHN:
136 RICHARDSON, JOHN: The Local Historianís Encyclopaedia. With new sections by Brian Christmas, Alexander R.Rumble, Alfreda Wilkinson. Section heading illustrations by Jill Dow. Second edition.
Historical Publications Ltd. 1999 repr. 
Size 6.75 x 10.0 inches. In grey cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Grey endpapers. 263pp. With b/w line drawings. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Revised and expanded edition of a popular book for local historians and genealogists. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The World’s First Railway Jubilee, RICHARDSON, S. T.
137 RICHARDSON, S. T. The World’s First Railway Jubilee
Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1876 1st edition 
Size approx 15 x 9.5 inches. In illustrated limp card covers with cloth binding to spine. In very good condition. Cover has some minor marks, general rubbing and slightly bumped corners. Inside some light foxing to pages edges but generally clean. Overall a very good tight copy. Approx 80pp. With many b&w photo-lithographed drawings throughout. 
Price: 195.00 GBP
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Roundheads., RIDLEY, JASPER:
138 RIDLEY, JASPER: Roundheads.
Constable. London. 1976 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 276pp. With colour frontis and b/w illustrations. The author discusses the Roundheads who won the Civil War but lost the peace. He finds people with widely differing religious, political and social beliefs. Nineteen of the most remarkable individuals have a chapter each to themselves. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Nineteenth-Century Britain. Integration and Diversity. The Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of Oxford 1986-1987., ROBBINS, KEITH:
139 ROBBINS, KEITH: Nineteenth-Century Britain. Integration and Diversity. The Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of Oxford 1986-1987.
Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1988 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. 199pp. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Series of papers delivered at Oxford University on the subject of the conflict between Increasing integration and the desire to maintain diversity in 19thC Britain. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Europe 1880 -1945. Second edition. A General History of Europe., ROBERTS, J.M.:
140 ROBERTS, J.M.: Europe 1880 -1945. Second edition. A General History of Europe.
Longman. London. 1989 2nd edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 631pp. With b/w maps at the back. Second edition of a classic work on Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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