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21 BISSET, Robert: The History of the Reign of George III. To which is prefixed, A View of the Progressive Improvement of England, in Prosperity and Strength, to The Accession of His Majesty. The Second Edition, Completed to the Death of The King. In Six Volumes.
London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1820 2nd 
6 volumes, hardbacks, approx 9 x 6 inches, in light brown diced calf leather bindings, red leather spine labels lettered in gilt, raised and decorative gilt banding, gilt paneling to boards, plain endpapers and speckled page edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to edges and corners, some darkening to spines, some darkening and fading to boards. Top end of spine on vol.6 chipped and lost. Hinges slightly cracked on vol.1. Some minor darkening to edges of endpapers, some minor foxing spots to pages, top corners of title pages clipped, else very clean and tight copies. 6 vols. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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An Illustrated History of Eighteenth Century Britain, 1688-1793., BLACK, JEREMY:
22 BLACK, JEREMY: An Illustrated History of Eighteenth Century Britain, 1688-1793.
Manchester University Press. 1996 1st edition. 
Size 8.5 x 11.25 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. Yellow endpapers. 244pp. With b/w and colour plates and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The author illustrates and gives a wide ranging analysis of a period of change, when both the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution were beginning. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Warwick’s Most Famous Son. The Story of Thomas Oken and his Charity., BOLITHO, PAUL:
23 BOLITHO, PAUL: Warwick’s Most Famous Son. The Story of Thomas Oken and his Charity.
The Charity of Thomas Oken and Nicholas Eyffler. 2003 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.25 inches. In purple limp card covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Small mark to front. Inscription to main title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 67pp. With colour photographs and fold out map at back. An account of the life and works of Thomas Oken of Warwick, the charity he founded and its work. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Victorian And Edwardian Northumbria From Old Photographs. Introduction by J.W.Thompson., BOND, D.:
24 BOND, D.: Victorian And Edwardian Northumbria From Old Photographs. Introduction by J.W.Thompson.
B.T.Batsford Ltd. London. 1976 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw;Spine slightly faded. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. With 149 b/w photo plates. A pictorial look at “Old” Northumbria. The selection of photographs within the book are taken from public and private sources. Subjects covered include, ship building, fishing, mining, agriculture, teaching, transport, Durham County, Newcastle, Sunderland, Islands. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Stephen and Matilda. The Civil War of 1139-1153., BRADBURY, JIM:
25 BRADBURY, JIM: Stephen and Matilda. The Civil War of 1139-1153.
Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd. 1996 1st edition. 
Size 6.75 x 9.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 218pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations and maps. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The author argues that Stephen was the overall winner of the Wars and describes the causes, the sides, castles, territory, battles. A comprehensive guide to a confusing period of English History. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The social foundations of prehistoric Britain. themes and variations in the archaeology of power. Longman Archaeology Series., BRADLEY, RICHARD:
26 BRADLEY, RICHARD: The social foundations of prehistoric Britain. themes and variations in the archaeology of power. Longman Archaeology Series.
Longman. 1987 1st thus. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 195pp. With maps and diagrams. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly marked. Not price clipped). Old address label to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. The author explores the evidence for social organisation and social change in Britain between the introduction of farming and the Roman conquest. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Eight Thirteenth-Century Rolls of Arms in French and Anglo-Norman Blazon., Brault, Gerard J.
27 Brault, Gerard J. Eight Thirteenth-Century Rolls of Arms in French and Anglo-Norman Blazon.
Pennsylvania State University Press 1973 
Bound in original red cloth, with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (small tear at back and small tears to top of spine). Not price clipped. No other marks. 148pp. Prof. ills with b/w line drawings. These rolls provide valuable data, often available nowhere else, about the great men of the Middle Ages, and they are an essential source of information for the study of heraldry, genealogy, language, and history. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Yoke of Empire. Sketches of the Queen’s Prime Ministers. Signed copy., BRETT, REGINALD B.:
28 BRETT, REGINALD B.: The Yoke of Empire. Sketches of the Queen’s Prime Ministers. Signed copy.
London. Macmillan and Co. 1896 
Size 5.25 x 7.75 inches. In blue/grey cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and rubbed at ends with small pieces missing. Boards part faded with handling marks. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat dedicatory inscription to front endpaper, dated 1896, and signed with similar monogram to that on front cover. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 202pp. With b/w portrait plates with tissue guards. The author describes the relationships between Queen Victoria and her Prime Ministers. He discusses the differences between the relationships of the Offices and those of the people who held them, including Prince Albert. Also includes, Melbourne, Peel, Palmerston, Disraeli and Gladstone. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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The Fool of Quality; Or, The History of Henry Earl of Moreland. A New Edition. Greatly Altered and Improved. In Four Volumes., BROOKE, Mr.;
29 BROOKE, Mr.; The Fool of Quality; Or, The History of Henry Earl of Moreland. A New Edition. Greatly Altered and Improved. In Four Volumes.
London. Edward Johnston. 1776 
4 volumes. Size approx 7 x 4.5 inches. Hardbacks in full calf leather bindings. Decorative gilt to spines and decorative red and black spine labels. In very good conditions. Volume 4 has been professionally re-backed in original boards but other vols have not. Vols 1-3 cracked hinges. Bumped bare corners, rubbed spines and edges. Vol.1 front board nearly loose. With 4 Steel-Engraved Frontispeices. 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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English Medieval Castles., BROWN, R.ALLEN:
30 BROWN, R.ALLEN: English Medieval Castles.
Chancellor Press. 1970 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In blue cloth covers with dark blue lettering to spine and castle vignette to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Light blue endpapers. 240pp. With b/w photographs, maps and plans. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Small marks to top edge. Small address label to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Well documented account of the origins, development, construction and purpose of castles. Concise survey of castles from the Norman period through to the 16th century. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Reflections on History. Translated by M.D.H., BURCKHARDT, JACOB:
31 BURCKHARDT, JACOB: Reflections on History. Translated by M.D.H.
London. George Allen and Unwin Ltd. 1944 2nd edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 219pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1944. Else a clean and tight copy. Based on a series of lectures given in Basle between 1868 and 1871, this is an English translation. Burckhardt was a proponent of the theory of cultural history, which seeks to describe the spirit and the forms of expression of a particular age, a particular people, or a particular place. His innovative approach to historical research stressed the importance of art and its inestimable value as a primary source for the study of history. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Roman England., BURKE, JOHN:
32 BURKE, JOHN: Roman England.
Artus Books. London. 1995 reprint. 
Size 8.0 x 10.75 inches. In pictorial hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. 152pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations and maps. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Owner’s bookplate to first blank page. Else a very clean and tight copy. The author reconstructs the Romano-British way of life and shows what remains today. With maps, reconstructions, photographs and directions to most interesting sites. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Winchester Cathedral 1079-1979., BUSSEY, FREDERICK:
33 BUSSEY, FREDERICK: Winchester Cathedral 1079-1979.
Paul Cave. 1979 
In red cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; in removable plastic cover with sticky tape to fly leaves. Price clipped). Small marks to endpapers from sticky tape. Else a very clean and tight copy. 352pp. With colour frontis, b/w plates and illustrations in text. Nine hundred years of history of the Cathedral at Winchester. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Liberties & Communities In Medieval England, Cam, Helen M.
34 Cam, Helen M. Liberties & Communities In Medieval England
Cambridge University Press 1944 1st edition 
Bound in original blue cloth, with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In good condition with good dustwrapper (slight darkening to spine and slight rubbing to top edges). Price clipped. Foxing to edges, some browning to endpapers. 267pp. ills with b/w maps inc one fold out map. A collection of sixteen studies in medieval local history linked together by the belief that medieval local government can only be understoood through much short range study of particular places and institutions. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Companion to Local History Research., CAMPBELL-KEASE, JOHN:
35 CAMPBELL-KEASE, JOHN: A Companion to Local History Research.
Alpha Books. A and C. Black. 1989 1st edition. 
Size 7.0 x 9.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. 384pp. With b/w illustrations, photographs, maps and plans. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. A guide to researching local history. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The English Medieval Landscape., CANTOR, LEONARD (ed):
36 CANTOR, LEONARD (ed): The English Medieval Landscape.
Croom Helm. 1982 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 225pp. With b/w photographs, maps and plans in text. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Small address label to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. An attempt to re-create and to analyse the development of the medieval landscape and to trace remnants in the present day. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Bibliotheca Dorsetiensis. Being a carefully compiled account of printed books and pamphlets relating to the History and Topography of the County of Dorset., CHARLES HERBERT MAYO
37 CHARLES HERBERT MAYO Bibliotheca Dorsetiensis. Being a carefully compiled account of printed books and pamphlets relating to the History and Topography of the County of Dorset.
Chiswick Press. C.Whittingham & Co. 1885 
Size 6.75 x 8.75 inches. In green bevelled cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Histories and Descriptions, Guide Books, Ecclesiastical Literature, Acts of Parliaments, etc. etc., with over half being "Works Related to Particular Parishes" (sub arranged by place).With some annotations; entries for "Newspapers" give brief publishing histories. With a list of Dorset printers and index of author's names. In good condition. Spine rubbed/creased, with a few nicks/bumps at ends. Inside front endpapers slightly rubbed and chipped along fore edges, with tape repair. Inside front hinge has been reinforced with old tape. Lacks rear endpaper, with rear hinge a bit tatty. Else a clean and tight copy. Privately Printed. (1st.). 296pp. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Expansion of the British Empire., CLOUGH:
38 CLOUGH: Expansion of the British Empire.
Ralph, Holland and Co. 1899 
Size 5.0 x 7.25 inches. In maroon cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Handling marks. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1900. Occasional small marks, foxing spots and pencil notes in margins. Else a clean and tight copy. 152pp. With b/w illustrattions and maps. The history of the establishment and growth of the British Empire. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Paris and its Provinces. 1792-1802., COBB, RICHARD:
39 COBB, RICHARD: Paris and its Provinces. 1792-1802.
OUP. 1975 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. 279pp. With b/w frontis and maps. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. The author examines the relationship between the citizens of Paris and its surrounding countryside during the French Revolution. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Graphic Stories of Kings. With Eight Illustrations in Colour and More in Black and White., COLLINS;
40 COLLINS; Graphic Stories of Kings. With Eight Illustrations in Colour and More in Black and White.
Collins’ Clear-Type Press. n.d. 
Size approx 5 x 8 inches. In decorative illustrated red cloth with bevelled boards and Olivine edges. Floral endpapers. In very good condition. Some marks to cloth and some darkening to spine. Corners slgihtly bumped. Slightly soiled at bottom corner. some foxing to endpapers else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 256pp. + 16pp cat. 8 colour illustrations and numerous b&w. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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