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Southern History. A Review of the History of Southern England. Volume 30 2008., SPICER, ANDREW (ed):
161 SPICER, ANDREW (ed): Southern History. A Review of the History of Southern England. Volume 30 2008.
Southern History Society. 2008. 
Size 5.25 x 8.5 inches. In light blue limp card covers with white lettering. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 188pp. With b/w photographs, maps and plans. Collection of papers on aspects of the history of the Southern counties of England. Includes Winchester, letters from Canada, Hampshire Parish Councils, Water management, rebuilding Exeter, and book reviews. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The People of Perth A Social History of Western Australia’s Capital City. SIGNED Limited Numbered Edition, 1/450, STANNAGE, C.T.;
162 STANNAGE, C.T.; The People of Perth A Social History of Western Australia’s Capital City. SIGNED Limited Numbered Edition, 1/450
Perth City Council, Australia 1979 1st edition 
Size approx 8.5 x 10.5 inches. In brown and light brown faux/letherette covers with gilt titling, glossy pictorial dustwrapper and leatherette covered hard slipcase. Maps to endpapers. In near fine condition. Spine of dustwrapper faded. Signed by Author & Hand numbered No. 1 of 450. Inside loose card written “Presented to ‘Us’ by the Printers Institute, Sir and Lady Kyle at one time govenor of Western Australia.” 364pp. Numerous B&W & colour illustrations. 
Price: 59.00 GBP
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Steinberg’s Dictionary of British History. Second edition., STEINBERG, S.H. / EVANS, I.H. (eds):
163 STEINBERG, S.H. / EVANS, I.H. (eds): Steinberg’s Dictionary of British History. Second edition.
Book Club Associates. London. 1973 
Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine faded. Slightly rubbed along edges. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 421pp. Revised edition, renamed as a tribute to the late editor. A comprehensive guide to people, places and events in British History. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Grandeur that was Rome. With numerous illustrations. A Survey of Roman Culture and Civilisation. Third edition revised by F.N.Pryce., STOBART, J.C.:
164 STOBART, J.C.: The Grandeur that was Rome. With numerous illustrations. A Survey of Roman Culture and Civilisation. Third edition revised by F.N.Pryce.
London. Sidgwick and Jackson. 1946 repr. 
Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. 391pp. With b/w photographs, plans and illustrations in text. In very good condition when very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and tears.Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. History of Rome from beginnings to Augustus. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Artist, The Philosopher and The Warrior. Leonardo, Machiavelli and Borgia: A Fateful Collusion., STRATHERN, PAUL:
165 STRATHERN, PAUL: The Artist, The Philosopher and The Warrior. Leonardo, Machiavelli and Borgia: A Fateful Collusion.
Jonathan Cape. London. 2009 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maroon endpapers. 456pp. With b/w illustrations and maps. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. In the autumn of 1502 Leonardo da Vinci, Niccolo Machiavelli and Cesare Borgia travelled together through the Romagna as part of a military campaign. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Commentaries on the Affairs of the Christians Before the Time of Constantine The Great; Or, An Enlarged View of the Ecclesiastical History of the First Three Centuries. Accompanied with Copious Notes and References. Translated from the Latin. In Two Volumes., STUDLEY VIDAL, Robert: MOSHEIM, John Laurence:
166 STUDLEY VIDAL, Robert: MOSHEIM, John Laurence: Commentaries on the Affairs of the Christians Before the Time of Constantine The Great; Or, An Enlarged View of the Ecclesiastical History of the First Three Centuries. Accompanied with Copious Notes and References. Translated from the Latin. In Two Volumes.
London, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1813 
Two Volumes. Hardbacks, quarter bound cal leather and marbled paper boards. Gilt lettering and raised and gilt banding to spines. Marbled page edges. In very good conditions. Corners bumped and slightly nicked. Some minor rubbing to boards, small chips to paper on rear of vol.1. Endpapers slightly darkened with bookplates to fronts “Rev. Sir Frances Lynch Blosse.” Slight darkening to endpapers, some minor handling marks and small spots else inside pages very clean and very tightly bound throughout. 347 + 388pp. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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The Mycenaeans. Revised edition. With 151 illustrations., TAYLOUR, Lord WILLIAM:
167 TAYLOUR, Lord WILLIAM: The Mycenaeans. Revised edition. With 151 illustrations.
Thames and Hudson. 1983 
Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. 180pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings, maps and plans. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; light scratches. Top edge slightly creased. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The story of the rise and fall over a period of 400 myears of a great power in Bronze Age Mediterranean. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Historia Osrhoena et Edessena ex Numis Illustrata. (The history of Osroene, and Edessena enlightened from coins) In qua, edessae vrbis osrhoeni regi, abagorum regum, praefectorum graecorum, arabum, perfarum, comitum francorum, successions, fata, res aliae memorabiles, a prima origine vrbis ad extrema fere tempora explicantur. (In which, Osrhoeni the king of the city of Edessa, Abago of the kings, of their rulers, the Greek, the Arabians, perfarum, the valor of the Franks, of the succession, that the fates, all other things come up by the illustrious, almost to the end, from the first times of the origin of the city are explained.), Theophili Sigefridi Bayeri:
168 Theophili Sigefridi Bayeri: Historia Osrhoena et Edessena ex Numis Illustrata. (The history of Osroene, and Edessena enlightened from coins) In qua, edessae vrbis osrhoeni regi, abagorum regum, praefectorum graecorum, arabum, perfarum, comitum francorum, successions, fata, res aliae memorabiles, a prima origine vrbis ad extrema fere tempora explicantur. (In which, Osrhoeni the king of the city of Edessa, Abago of the kings, of their rulers, the Greek, the Arabians, perfarum, the valor of the Franks, of the succession, that the fates, all other things come up by the illustrious, almost to the end, from the first times of the origin of the city are explained.)
Petropoli (Petersburg), Ex Typographia Academiae (The Printing Academy), 1734 1st 
Hardback, Tall 8vo. (approx 10 x 8 ins.) In full vellum binding with black lettering to spine. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some darkening and rubbing to boards, rear board more heavily darkened with some soiling. Endpapers slightly darkened with 3 neat inscriptions “D. Wyttenbach 1772, Henry Tynes Clinton 1846, EM Macfarlane(?) 1865.”, some slight tanning to edges and some minor handling marks to pages. Plates clean. Else a very clean and tight copy. Latin language. 362pp + index. Illustrated with 7 full-page engraved plates, 2 engraved letter-pieces and an engraved headpiece. 
Price: 500.00 GBP
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A History of the Reign of Solomon King of Judaea. In Continuation of “A View of the Origin, Progress, and Diversity of Heathen Worship,” and “Of Homer’s Attachment to Its Rites.”, THOMAS, T.;
169 THOMAS, T.; A History of the Reign of Solomon King of Judaea. In Continuation of “A View of the Origin, Progress, and Diversity of Heathen Worship,” and “Of Homer’s Attachment to Its Rites.”
London, Strand, R. Bickerstaff, 1813 1st edition 
Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Half bound in blue and cream paper covered boards and spine. Hand lettered on spine. In very good condition. Corners bumped and rubbed, cover rubbed and darkened with some small marks, rubbing to edges of boards. Spine darkened and rubbed. Cracks to hinges and center of spine. Front free endpaper half clipped/cut. Presentation label to front endpaper “Presented to the Queen Street Young Men’s Christian Association and Sunday School Teachers Library Wolverhampton.” Slight darkening to top page edges (edges rough cut.) Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 256pp. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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An Historical Essay on the Magna Charta of King John: To which are added, the Great Charter in Latin and English; The charters of liberties and confirmations, granted by Henry III and Edward I; The Original Charter of the Forests; and various authentic instruments connected with them: Explanatory Notes on their several Priviledges; A descriptive account of the principal originals and editions extant, both in print and manuscript; and other illustrations derived from the most interesting and authentic sources., THOMSON, RICHARD:
170 THOMSON, RICHARD: An Historical Essay on the Magna Charta of King John: To which are added, the Great Charter in Latin and English; The charters of liberties and confirmations, granted by Henry III and Edward I; The Original Charter of the Forests; and various authentic instruments connected with them: Explanatory Notes on their several Priviledges; A descriptive account of the principal originals and editions extant, both in print and manuscript; and other illustrations derived from the most interesting and authentic sources.
London. John Major. 1829. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. Contemporary binding re-backed with original spine, in tan half calf leather binding, with gilt to black morocco title label on spine. Marbled boards and edges. In very good condition. Spine missing original top end. Corners slightly rubbed. Foxing to title pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 611pp. With decorative borders to each page. Contains the text of John’s charter, with a translation; also translations of the articles of the barons, the forest charter, and the confirmations of Henry III and Edward I.; with elaborate notes. This is one of the standard works on the Great Charter. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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The History of the Peloponnesian War, Illustrated by Maps, taken entirely from actual surveys. With notes, chiefly historical and geographical. Third Edition. In Three Volumes., THUCYDIDES: ARNOLD, Thomas:
171 THUCYDIDES: ARNOLD, Thomas: The History of the Peloponnesian War, Illustrated by Maps, taken entirely from actual surveys. With notes, chiefly historical and geographical. Third Edition. In Three Volumes.
Oxford, London, John Henry Parker, Whittaker & Co., 1847 
3 volumes. Hardbacks. Approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Bound in full calf leather with red and black leather labels to spines, with raised banding and extensive gilt decorations. Decorative gilt paneled boards and edges. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Some minor wear to covers; Edges of boards rubbed and corners slightly bumped. Spines a little rubbed. Some dark spots to boards. Booksellers labels to front endpapers “W.Graham, Oxford.” Also inscription to first blank endpaper “John M. Freshfield, May 1855.” Some minor light foxing spots to endpapers, else pages all very clean and tight throughout. Folding maps and plans all crisp, clean and bright. 543 + 460 + 286pp. Illustrated with folding maps and plans, 8 plans & 3 sketches. 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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The Mute Swan in England. Its History and the Ancient Custom of Swan-Keeping., TICEHURST, N.F.:
172 TICEHURST, N.F.: The Mute Swan in England. Its History and the Ancient Custom of Swan-Keeping.
London. Cleaver-Hume Press Limited. 1957 1st edition 
4to. In white cloth covers with gilt to spine gilt swan to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. handling marks. Small chips and tears to edges. Not price clipped). Owner’s neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 133pp.. With b/w diagrams, line drawings and illustrations. The author has studied records back to the 13th century. He describes the history of Swan-keeping and gives detailed desciptions of the marks. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Coritani. Peoples of Roman Britain., TODD, MALCOLM:
173 TODD, MALCOLM: The Coritani. Peoples of Roman Britain.
Alan Sutton. 1991 revised edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 164pp. With b/w photographs, maps and plans. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The Coritani were one of the largest tribes in Britain. Their territory was based on what is now Lincoln and Leicester. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Northern Barbarians. 100 BC-AD 300., TODD, MALCOLM:
174 TODD, MALCOLM: The Northern Barbarians. 100 BC-AD 300.
Hutchinson University Library. London. 1975 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 232pp. With b/w photographs, maps, plans and line drawings. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped). Pages slightly browned throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. The story of the Germanic peoples and their relationships with the Romans. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Garibaldi’s Defence of the Roman Republic. With seven maps and numerous illustrations. New edition., TREVELYAN, GEORGE MACAULAY:
175 TREVELYAN, GEORGE MACAULAY: Garibaldi’s Defence of the Roman Republic. With seven maps and numerous illustrations. New edition.
Longmans, Green and Co. 1908 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. 387pp. With b/w illustrations and 7 maps. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded with small splits at ends. Handling marks. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers with neat pencil inscription to front endpaper. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. Mainly concerning the events of 1849 with the Neapolitan Campaign, The Seige and Fall of Rome, Garibaldi’s retreat and escape. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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The Industrial Revolution in Shropshire., TRINDER, BARRIE:
176 TRINDER, BARRIE: The Industrial Revolution in Shropshire.
Phillimore. 1981 2nd ed. 
Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. 308pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs, maps, diagrams and line drawings. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. This is the book which helped to make Ironbridge a place of international pilgrimage. In its new, revised, edition it stands unchallenged as the definitive work on the Salopian birth of the Industrial Revolution. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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English Men and Manners in the Eighteenth Century. An Illustrated Narrative., TURBERVILLE, A.S.:
177 TURBERVILLE, A.S.: English Men and Manners in the Eighteenth Century. An Illustrated Narrative.
Clarendon Press. 1926 
Tall 8vo. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and rubbed at ends. Front hinge slightly cracked. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 531pp. With b/w plates and illustrations in text. “This vivid portrait of an exuberant era peopled by forceful and colourful personalities is a social and political history of the eighteenth century that is a happy blend of information and entertaining illustrations.” The author considers the years from 1783 to belong to a different epoch and so ends the political narrative at that year. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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A Gambling Man. Charles II and the Restoration., UGLOW, JENNY:
178 UGLOW, JENNY: A Gambling Man. Charles II and the Restoration.
faber and faber. 2009 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Black endpapers. 580pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. A portrait of Charles II, exploring his elusive nature through the first ten years of his reign and the risks he took. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The World of the Ancient Slavs. Photographs by Pavel Vacha. Illustrations by Pavel Major., VANA, ZDENEK:
179 VANA, ZDENEK: The World of the Ancient Slavs. Photographs by Pavel Vacha. Illustrations by Pavel Major.
Orbis Publishing. London. 1983 1st edition. 
Size 10.5 x 12.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; handling marks. Not price clipped). Small damp stains to bottom edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 240pp. With b/w and colour photographs, illustrations and maps. The history and origins of the ancient Slavic people and their cultural influence on Medieval Europe. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Sketch June 30th 1897 No 231 Vol XVIII With Supplement; Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Various
180 Various The Sketch June 30th 1897 No 231 Vol XVIII With Supplement; Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria
Ingram Brothers 1897 
Large Size 14.5 x 10.5 inches. Bound in original paper wrapper. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges, rear top corner torn off. Inside centre fold a little foxed, with staples a little rusty. Generally clean & tight. Pages iv 381 to 416 plus iv adverts. Includes Our Ladies Pages (Passions of Fashions) World of Sport, Queens Yachts. Includes stunning adverts. Some including; Lipton’s Teas Ceylon, Various Sports. Full page plate of Hon. Maurice Gifford, who led the Rhodesian Horse in the Procession & Sir Edward Bradford Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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