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England Under the Tudors., ELTON, G.R.:
61 ELTON, G.R.: England Under the Tudors.
Methuen and Co.Ltd. London. 1956 repr. 
Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In dark maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Maroon endpapers. 504pp. With pedigrees of York, Lancaster and Tudor Houses at back. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small marks. Small tear at top end. tear to front bottom edge. Not price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1974. neat inscription to main title page. Fold out pedigrees slightly creased and rubbed at fore edge. Else a clean and tight copy. The author discusses the nature of the Tudor State and the changes made in it under political, religious and economic influences. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Spoken History., EVANS, GEORGE EWART:
62 EVANS, GEORGE EWART: Spoken History.
Faber & Faber, London. 1987 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In olive green cloth covers with white to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slight creasing to edges. Back edge slightly marked. Price clipped). Slight browning of pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 255pp. Prof. ills. with b/w line drawings. Conspectus of the work over thirty years of one of the pioneers of the collection of oral history. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The History of The Gas Light and Coke Company 1812-1949., EVERARD, Stirling;
63 EVERARD, Stirling; The History of The Gas Light and Coke Company 1812-1949.
London, A. & C. Black, 1992 
Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 ins. Green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, in glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW minor darkening to edges.) 428pp. With b&w illustrations and folding maps. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Always Under Pressure, A History of North Thames Gas Since 1949., FALKUS, Malcolm;
64 FALKUS, Malcolm; Always Under Pressure, A History of North Thames Gas Since 1949.
Macmillan, 1988 1st edition 
Hardback, 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Maroon cloth with grey illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW minor rubbing to edges) some minor darkening to top page edges, else a very clean and tight copy. 219pp. B&W photo illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Great Fire of Warwick 1694. The records of the commissioners appointed under an Act of Parliament for rebuilding the town of Warwick., FARR, MICHAEL:
65 FARR, MICHAEL: The Great Fire of Warwick 1694. The records of the commissioners appointed under an Act of Parliament for rebuilding the town of Warwick.
Dugdale Society. 1992 1st edition. 
Size 6.75 x 9.75 inches. In light blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. Maps to endpapers. 606pp. With b/w photographs and maps. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. newspaper book review loose inside. Else a clean and tight cover. Detailed report on the Fire which destroyed much of the centre of Warwick in 1694, and the efforts to rebuild and recompense inhabitants for their losses. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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The Stuarts Being Outlines of the Personal History of the Family. Illustrated from Portraits, Miniatures &c. in the Most Celebrated Collections., FOSTER, J. J.;
66 FOSTER, J. J.; The Stuarts Being Outlines of the Personal History of the Family. Illustrated from Portraits, Miniatures &c. in the Most Celebrated Collections.
Dickinsons, London. 1907 
Size approx 9 x 12 inches. In maroon cloth with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Corners bumped, spine faded and nicked at ends. A couple of marks to boards. Owners label to front endpaper. Pages clean and tight throughout. 250pp. With many engraved portraits. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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London World City 1800-1840., FOX, CELINA (ed):
67 FOX, CELINA (ed): London World City 1800-1840.
Yale University Press 1992 
Size 9.5 x 10.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. 624pp. With colour and b/w photographs and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along back edges. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The period of 40 years covered by the book was a time when the foundations were laid for the great growth of the city in the Victorian era. Leading authorities on history, art and literature explain aspects of this development. Published to coincide with a major exhibition in Essen for which it also served as the catalogue. A fascinating look at an important time in the history of the city with many photographs and contemporary illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Stuarts of Highcliffe., FRANKLIN, ROBERT:
68 FRANKLIN, ROBERT: The Stuarts of Highcliffe.
Natula Publications. 1998 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 118pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The story of Highcliffe Castle and the Stuart family who built it and lived there. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Britannia. A History of Roman Britain., FRERE, SHEPPARD:
69 FRERE, SHEPPARD: Britannia. A History of Roman Britain.
Routledge and Kegan Paul. London. 1969 3rd edition. 
Size 7.75 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. 432pp. With b/w photographs, maps and plans in text. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along edges with small chips and tears. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Small address label to front endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. The author describes pre-Roman Britain and the progress of the Roman invasion. Chapters on aspects of the administration and culture of Roman Britain. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Chronicles of England, France, Spain. And the adjoining Countries, From the latter part of the Reign of Edward II to the Coronation of Henry IV. Translated from the French Editions, with variations and additions from many celebrated MSS. by T. JOHNES. To which are prefixed A Life of the Author, an essay on his works, and a criticism on his History. In Two Volumes., FROISSART, SIR JOHN:
70 FROISSART, SIR JOHN: Chronicles of England, France, Spain. And the adjoining Countries, From the latter part of the Reign of Edward II to the Coronation of Henry IV. Translated from the French Editions, with variations and additions from many celebrated MSS. by T. JOHNES. To which are prefixed A Life of the Author, an essay on his works, and a criticism on his History. In Two Volumes.
William Smith. 1839 1st thus 
2 vols. Tall 8vo. (approx 10 x 7 inches). Contemporary Quarter bound green morocco leather binding, black spine label with gilt lettering. Marbled paper boards and endpapers. In very good condition. Contemporary leather binding. Spines faded and marked. V2 slightly nicked at top and to spine label. Occasional small marks and foxing spots, Else clean and tight copies. Froissart’s Chronicles in English. 768, 731pp. With many b&w engravings in text. Vol I has hand coloured title page. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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PEASANTS AND LANDLORDS IN LATER MEDIEVAL ENGLAND c 1380 - c1525, Fryde, E.B
71 Fryde, E.B PEASANTS AND LANDLORDS IN LATER MEDIEVAL ENGLAND c 1380 - c1525
Alan Sutton 1996 1st edition 
Bound in original black cloth with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dust wrapper (small chip to top edge at back). Else clean tight and unmarked. 371pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs, pictures and maps. A fresh balanced assessment of the realities of life in rural England. A broad and illuminating view of English medieval life. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Votes for Women. The Story of a Struggle., FULFORD, ROGER:
72 FULFORD, ROGER: Votes for Women. The Story of a Struggle.
London. Faber and Faber. 1957 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In purple cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 343pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small chips and rubbed at top end. Rubbed around edges with small tears and small pieces missing. Not price clipped). Front board slightly warped. Else a clean and tight copy. The story of the fight to win the Vote for women in the early 20th century. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Victorian Logs. Signed copy., GADD, E.W.:
73 GADD, E.W.: Victorian Logs. Signed copy.
K.A.F.Brewin Books. 1979 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Author’s signature to main title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 196pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. A shrewd and perceptive study of Victorian school Log Books, two of which are reproduced from 1863-1877. With detailed index and bibliography. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Britain Since 1918., GILBERT, BENTLEY B.:
74 GILBERT, BENTLEY B.: Britain Since 1918.
B.T.Batsford Ltd. 1967 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 206pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. A study of the years between 1918 and 1967 with emphasis on the critical events in Britain’s domestic and foreign policy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Civil War in Hampshire (1642-45). And the Story of Basing House. Illustrated with portraits and coloured view of Basing House. New and Revised edition. Limited edition., GODWIN, Rev.G.N.:
75 GODWIN, Rev.G.N.: The Civil War in Hampshire (1642-45). And the Story of Basing House. Illustrated with portraits and coloured view of Basing House. New and Revised edition. Limited edition.
Henry March Gilbert & Son/J.& E.Bumpus. 1904 
Size 7.75 x 10.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. Top edge gilt. 422pp. Nice colour aquatint view of Basing House (frontis plate) & 7 photogravure portraits. On very good condition apart from binding. Spine faded, rubbed and bumped at ends with splits to edges. Boards part faded. Slight browning to endpapers. Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Clean and tight inside. An account of the English Civil War in Hampshire, especially the Siege of Basing House. Includes: "Fighting at Poole"(6pp.). "This Edition is strictly limited to Five Hundred copies, 450 ordinary, 50 with Double plates. No. 26 Ordinary." 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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The Story of Sherborne Pageant Produced in the Old Castle Ruins at Sherborne in June 1905. With an introduction by Louis N.Parker And a Sonnet by James Rhoades. Signed copy., GOODDEN, CECIL P.:
76 GOODDEN, CECIL P.: The Story of Sherborne Pageant Produced in the Old Castle Ruins at Sherborne in June 1905. With an introduction by Louis N.Parker And a Sonnet by James Rhoades. Signed copy.
Sherorne: F.Bennet, The Parade. 1905 
Size 10.0 x 15.0 inches. In vellum binding with gilt to spine and front. Patterned endpapers. 31pp text. Full-page b/w plates with captions. In very good condition. Handling marks and slight rubbing to covers. Clean and tight inside. The text tells the story of the Pageant and the lead up to it. Then follows a description of the Pageant itself with photographs of the performance and some of the participants. 
Price: 79.00 GBP
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The Roman Forum. Photographs by Werner Forman., GRANT, MICHAEL:
77 GRANT, MICHAEL: The Roman Forum. Photographs by Werner Forman.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1970 1st edition. 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt vignette to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. 240pp. With b/w and colour photographs, maps and illustrations in text. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Small address label to first blank page. Else a clean and tight copy. The history of the Forum in Rome, what happened in it and its fate in the years following the collapse of the Empire. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Spas of England and Principal Sea-Bathing Places. With a new introduction by Geoffrey Martin. Three volumes in two. 1: The North, 2: the Midlands and South., GRANVILLE, A.B.:
78 GRANVILLE, A.B.: Spas of England and Principal Sea-Bathing Places. With a new introduction by Geoffrey Martin. Three volumes in two. 1: The North, 2: the Midlands and South.
Adams & Dart. 1971 repr. 
Size 5.25 x 8.0 inches. In white cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Tables to endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrappers (dw; spines slightly faded. Handling marks. Price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else clean and tight copies. 423, 640pp. With b/w illustrations. Re-issue of Granville’s comprehensive survey of English health resorts in three volumes from 1841, here published as two. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Register of the Common Seal of the Priory of St Swithun, Winchester, 1345-1497., GREATREX, JOAN (ED):
79 GREATREX, JOAN (ED): The Register of the Common Seal of the Priory of St Swithun, Winchester, 1345-1497.
Hampshire County Council. 1978 1st edition 
In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 312 pp. With two b/w photographs and a map. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded, front and back part faded). Not price clipped. Covers clean and bright. A clean and tight copy. The Book of the Common Seal, 1345-1497, is the earliest of a series. It is a record of deeds and documents and gives an insight into the administration of the priory and the lives of the monks. It also records various legal disputes and processes. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Gods of the Celts., Green, Miranda
80 Green, Miranda The Gods of the Celts.
Alan Sutton 1986 1st edition 
Bound in original black cloth with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dust wrapper (light scratches to front and back). Not price clipped. Else clean and tight. 257pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs, and diagrams. Brings together much scattered material - literary, epigraphic and archaeological - to provide a systematic account of the religious beliefs and practices of the Celts. It covers the religion from about 500 BC to AD 400, extending from Ireland to Austria and examines all aspects of the gods, ritual, customs, cults, sacred place, symbolism and imagery of the ancient Celtic peoples. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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