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Roundheads., RIDLEY, JASPER:
141 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:
142 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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The Mevagissy Independents. 1625-1946., ROBERTS, J.KITTO:
143 ROBERTS, J.KITTO: The Mevagissy Independents. 1625-1946.
E.Goodman. Taunton. 1946. 
8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to front. In very good condition. Small marks to covers.Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 56pp. With b/w photographs. The history of the Independent Congregational Church in Mevagissy, Cornwall. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Europe 1880 -1945. Second edition. A General History of Europe., ROBERTS, J.M.:
144 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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Sarum Close. A History of the Life and Education of Cathedral Choristers for 700 years., ROBERTSON, DORA H.:
145 ROBERTSON, DORA H.: Sarum Close. A History of the Life and Education of Cathedral Choristers for 700 years.
Jonathan Cape. London. 1938 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 9.0 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 380pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine darkened with pieces missing. Rubbed around edges wirh chips and tears. Handling marks. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. The history of the daily life and education of the Cathedral Choristers of Salisbury. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The English Poor Law 1780-1930., ROSE, MICHAEL E.:
146 ROSE, MICHAEL E.: The English Poor Law 1780-1930.
David and Charles. Newton Abbot. 1971 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased along top edge. Spine slightly faded. Price clipped.) Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 335pp. The author takes the development of the Poor Law reforms up to the abolition of the Board of Guardians in 1930 and final breakdown of the Poor Law under the weight of mass unemployment. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The England of Elizabeth. The Elizabethan Age. The Structure of Society., ROWSE, A.L.:
147 ROWSE, A.L.: The England of Elizabeth. The Elizabethan Age. The Structure of Society.
London. Macmillan & Co.Ltd. 1951 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 8.75 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With patterned dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with tears and small pieces missing at top end. Slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 547pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. The author looks at Elizabethan society, its structure, land, industry, commerce and the increasing prosperity. A portrait of a society and all the classes in it. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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The Expansion of Elizabethan England. The Elizabethan Age., ROWSE, A.L.:
148 ROWSE, A.L.: The Expansion of Elizabethan England. The Elizabethan Age.
London. Macmillan & Co.Ltd. 1955 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With patterned dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded with chips and tears at ends. Slightly rubbed around edges. Small marks to back and fly leaves. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 540pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. The author describes the growth of England, the increase in wealth, the wars with Spain, and the first settlements in the New World. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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The Expansion of Elizabethan England. The Elizabethan Age., ROWSE, A.L.:
149 ROWSE, A.L.: The Expansion of Elizabethan England. The Elizabethan Age.
London. Macmillan and Co.Ltd. 1955 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With decorated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small chips at ends. Handling marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 450pp. With b/w plates and maps. The author describes the expansion of Elizabethan England, first taking in the Celitc fringes, then looking abroad to the Americas, and the long struggle with Spain. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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from Nineveh to New York. The strange story of the Assyrian Reliefs in the Metropolitan Museum and the hidden masterpiece at Canford School. With contributions by Judith McKenzie and Stephanie Dalley., RUSSELL, JOHN MALCOLM:
150 RUSSELL, JOHN MALCOLM: from Nineveh to New York. The strange story of the Assyrian Reliefs in the Metropolitan Museum and the hidden masterpiece at Canford School. With contributions by Judith McKenzie and Stephanie Dalley.
New York University Press. 1997 1st edition. 
Size 7.75 x 10.25 inches. In dark grey cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. 232pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Covers part faded. Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Sir Austen Henry Layard rediscovered Ancient Assyria and brought a huge collection of artifacts back to England. Many of them were given to his cousin Lady Charlotte Guest and some of these found their way to the Metropolitan Museum in New York. The author traces the whereabouts of many of the collection including one important one found in Lady Charlotte’s house, now a school. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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The Elizabethan Underworld., SALGADO, GAMINI:
151 SALGADO, GAMINI: The Elizabethan Underworld.
Wrens Park. 1999 2nd edition. 
Size 6.75 x 9.75 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. 230pp. With b/w illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clpped). A very clean and tight copy. In the Elizabethan world some were immensly rich, while others were desperately poor. The latter often turned to crime or to other means of making a living. Here the author describes the people who were part of the Underworld; thieves, whores, vagabonds, strolling players, minstrels, witches, alchemists and astrologers. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The History of Roads. From Amber Route to Motorway. Translated by Stewart Thomson., SCHREIBER, HERMANN:
152 SCHREIBER, HERMANN: The History of Roads. From Amber Route to Motorway. Translated by Stewart Thomson.
Barrie and Rockliff. London. 1961 1st English edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with white lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with illustrated dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along edges. Large piece missing from back top edge.Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 311pp. With b/w photographs and maps. Originally published as Sinfonie der Strasse. This is the first English edition. The Amber roads were Bronze Age trade routes connecting northern Europe with the Mediterranean. The author traces the history of roads and road building up to and including modern motorways. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Over Here., SEITZ, RAYMOND:
153 SEITZ, RAYMOND: Over Here.
Weidenfeld and Nicholson. London. 1998 4th imp. 
In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Owner’s inscription on front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 372pp. Raymond Seitz was the first career diplomat to be appointed American Ambassador to the Court of St. James’. As America’s top representative in Britain from 1991 to 1994, he deepened his familiarity with English ways, and his many friends in high places gave him easy access to Britain’s political, economic and social life. This book - part memoir and part reflection - is a synthesis of that experience. But whether examining pets, the climate, the constitution or the Irish question, his comments are always insightful and his comparisons with America always illuminating. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Battles in Britain. 1066-1547 and 1642-1746. Two volumes., SEYMOUR, WILLIAM:
154 SEYMOUR, WILLIAM: Battles in Britain. 1066-1547 and 1642-1746. Two volumes.
Book Club Associates. London. 1975 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrappers (dw; very slightly rubbed along top edges. Not price clipped). Very clean and tight copies. 231, 231pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations, maps and plans. Narrative accounts of main battles, Explanation of historical background, Analysis of commanders, Guide to battlefields with road directions, Specially keyed aerial photographs, Detailed battle plans, Drawings of all main weapons and armour, Contemporary illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Castles in Britain., SIMPSON, W.DOUGLAS:
155 SIMPSON, W.DOUGLAS: Castles in Britain.
B.T.Batsford. 1966 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In cream cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Handling marks. Slightly rubbed along top edge. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 95pp. With b/w line drawings and plans. Guide to the development of British Castles from the earliest Norman castles to the later Scottish. Includes line drawings and reconstructions with ground plans. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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The Crown Jewels and other Regalia in the Tower of London. Edited by Clarence Winchester., SITWELL, MAJOR-GENERAL H.D.W.:
156 SITWELL, MAJOR-GENERAL H.D.W.: The Crown Jewels and other Regalia in the Tower of London. Edited by Clarence Winchester.
Published by The Viscount Kemsley at The Dropmore Press Ltd. London (1953). 1st. ed.; 
Lg. folio. Mauve cloth with gilt to spine and front, with decorated endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Covers part faded. Small marks to back and front. Inside clean and tight. 116 pp. 8 beautiful coloured plates with captioned tissues and 32 monochrome illustrations. A complete and authentic record of the contents of The Jewel House with many little known details of the jewels and their history, the Keepers and the Regalia. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Printing and the Renaissance: a paper read before the Fortnightly Club of Rochester, New York by John Rothwell Slater. Limited edition., SLATER, JOHN ROTHWELL:
157 SLATER, JOHN ROTHWELL: Printing and the Renaissance: a paper read before the Fortnightly Club of Rochester, New York by John Rothwell Slater. Limited edition.
New York. William Edwin Rudge. 1921 
Tall 8vo. In beige hard card covers with black lettering to paper title label on spine. 36pp. One b/w illustration. In very good condition. Handling marks and part fading to boards. Small marks to front. Small marks to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. The influence of the Renaissance on the development and spread of printing. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Europe Since 1870. With a foreword by James T.Shotwell., SLOSSON, PRESTON WILLIAM:
158 SLOSSON, PRESTON WILLIAM: Europe Since 1870. With a foreword by James T.Shotwell.
London. George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1935 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Handling marks. Mild foxing to edges.Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 810pp. With colour and b/w maps. The history of Europe and its relationship with the wider world from 1870 to 1935. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Late Roman Army., SOUTHERN, PAT / DIXON, KAREN R.:
159 SOUTHERN, PAT / DIXON, KAREN R.: The Late Roman Army.
B.T.Batsford. London. 1996 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with white lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Small address label to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 206pp. With b/w photographs, maps diagrams and line drawings. The authors describe the changes in the late Roman Army as it adapted to meet varying threats. Mainly covers the reforms of Diocletian and Constantine with some coverage of the Post-Constantine period. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Ice Age in Britain, Sparks B W & West R G
160 Sparks B W & West R G The Ice Age in Britain
Methuen 1981 
Bound in original blue cloth, with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 302pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs, and line drawings, maps and graphs. In good condition with good dustwrapper (spine faded and rubbed, light foxing to front). Not price clipped. Superficial damp stains to front cover which is very slightly warped. Else clean and tight inside. ...the product of twenty years research into the subject, the authors present an analysis of the Ice Age that will be intelligible to to the non-specialist, while at the same time giving an accurate representation of the facts. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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