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Image for The Reasons of a Layman and a Liberal for Opposing Disestablishment. Three Letters to The “Times” and One to Mr. Gladstone. Fourteenth Thousand. Revised by the Writer. Also includes a small paperback by the same author bound inside titled “Sunday”, by SPCK, 1910. Dorset Tracts.

The Reasons of a Layman and a Liberal for Opposing Disestablishment. Three Letters to The “Times” and One to Mr. Gladstone. Fourteenth Thousand. Revised by the Writer. Also includes a small paperback by the same author bound inside titled “Sunday”, by SPCK, 1910. Dorset Tracts.

By: BOSWORTH SMITH, R.;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Nichols and Sons, London, 1885 14th:

Seller ID: 77625


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 ins. Contemporary Dark red cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to edges and corners. Spine a little faded, some minor marks to cloth. Bookplates to front endpaper, “A.M. Broadley”, and “Dorset Collection.” Tape mark to opposite endpaper. Title page darkened with some minor foxing. Some small spots to pages. Slight fading to top edges of “Sunday”, else a very clean and tight copy. 12 + 15pp. View more info

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Aspects of Algeria. Historical- Political-Colonial. SIGNED BY AUTHOR

By: DEVEREUX, ROY:

Price: £68.00

Publisher: J.M.Dent 1912 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 82466


Bound in original bright green cloth gt. In very good condition. Some very light rubbing on edges. Endpaper a bit tanned. Nice inscription on front endpaper by author. Inside generally clean & tight. Size 22cm 15cm Fold out map & num.photo.plates. 315pp. View more info

Image for Lectures on the Principles of Political Obligation. With an introduction by A.D.Lindsay. Reprinted from Green’s Philosophical works, vol II. With a preface by Bernard Bosanquet.

Lectures on the Principles of Political Obligation. With an introduction by A.D.Lindsay. Reprinted from Green’s Philosophical works, vol II. With a preface by Bernard Bosanquet.

By: GREEN, THOMAS HILL:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Longmans Green and Co. 1941 repr.:

Seller ID: 73039


Size 5.75 x 9.0 inches. In brown cloth covers with paper title label to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small marks and rubbed at ends. Handling and other small marks. Slightly rubbed along edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). Small marks to fore edge. Neat inscription to font endpaper, dated 1945. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 252pp. Lectures first delivered by T.H.Green in 1879. Political theory of the Oxford Idealists who claimed that the doctrine of human eq... View more info

Image for Discours Politiques De Mr. David Hume Traduits de L’Anglois par Mr. De M****. (Political Speeches by Mr. David Hume, Translated from the English.)

Discours Politiques De Mr. David Hume Traduits de L’Anglois par Mr. De M****. (Political Speeches by Mr. David Hume, Translated from the English.)

By: HUME, DAVID:

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Chez J. Schreuder & Pierre Mortier le Jeune, 1754:

Seller ID: 80437


Hardback, approx 6 x 4 inches. In full calf leather binding, gilt lettering and decorations to spine. Marbled endpapers. All edges red. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and ends of spine. some minor fading to top edge of rear board.Small nick to bottom front corner. Endpapers bright. Some very slight darkening to title page, some minor darkenig /foxing inside else pages very clean and tight. 355pp. Illustrated with an engraved title page vignette, and decorative head & tailpieces. In French Language. View more info

Image for ‘The Affairs of Others’: The Diaries of Francis Place, 1825-1836. Camden Fifth Series Volume 30.

‘The Affairs of Others’: The Diaries of Francis Place, 1825-1836. Camden Fifth Series Volume 30.

By: JAFFE, JAMES A. (ed):

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press. 2007 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67351


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 362pp. Francis Place was one of Britain’s most important political activists and chronicler of working class life in the Industrial Revolution. The diaries provide a unique perspective on the political and social issues of the pre-Victorian period. View more info

Image for The Parliamentary Diaries of Sir John Trelawney, 1858-1865. Camden Fourth Series Volume 40.

The Parliamentary Diaries of Sir John Trelawney, 1858-1865. Camden Fourth Series Volume 40.

By: JENKINS, T.A. (ed):

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Historical Society. 1990 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67352


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In pale green cloth covers with gilt to black title labels on spine. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 349pp. The diaries of the radical Liberal MP for Tavistock in Devon. View more info

Image for The Political Constitutions of Great-Britain and Ireland, Asserted and Vindicated: The Connection and Common Interest of Both Kingdoms demonstrated; and the grievances, set forth in several addresses and letters to the Free-citizens of Dublin,... To which is added The Censor, and an Appendix... In Two Volumes. (Volume 1 ONLY.)

The Political Constitutions of Great-Britain and Ireland, Asserted and Vindicated: The Connection and Common Interest of Both Kingdoms demonstrated; and the grievances, set forth in several addresses and letters to the Free-citizens of Dublin,... To which is added The Censor, and an Appendix... In Two Volumes. (Volume 1 ONLY.)

By: LUCAS, Charles:

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Not Stated (Lucas), 1751:

Seller ID: 81280


Hardback, Vol.1 only. 8 x 5 inches. Full calf leather binding with raised banding to spine. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Cover is quite heavily rubbed and worn around edges, chips to corners and surface chips to front. Endpapers lifted from boards. Some rubbing to edge of title page, a couple of minor handling marks to pages else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. xl + 264pp. View more info

Image for Principles of Political Economy With some of their applications to social philosophy. In Two Volumes. Third Edition.

Principles of Political Economy With some of their applications to social philosophy. In Two Volumes. Third Edition.

By: MILL, JOHN STUART:

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London, John W. Parker and Son, 1852:

Seller ID: 82136


Two volumes. Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. In brown leather fine bindings, raised and gilt banding to spines with gilt lettering and crest decorations to ends. Gilt paneled boards with crests to fronts and backs. Marbled edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor darkening and rubbing to spines, some rubbing to corners, some rubbing and small nicks to leather on rear leading board edge on v.2. Some darkening and moderate foxing to endpapers, some minor foxing to title and preface pages, Else very clean and tight copies. 2 vols. 602 & 571pp. John Stuart Mill’s classic work. View more info

Image for Studies in the English Social and Political Thinkers of the Nineteenth Century. Vol I, from Malthus to Kingsley. Vol II, From Herbert Spencer to Ramsay MacDonald.

Studies in the English Social and Political Thinkers of the Nineteenth Century. Vol I, from Malthus to Kingsley. Vol II, From Herbert Spencer to Ramsay MacDonald.

By: MURRAY, Rev. ROBERT H.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: W.Heffer and Sons Ltd. Cambridge. 1929 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72969


Size 6.0 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrappers (dw; Spines slightly darkened with small marks. Vol I small tears to edge. Handling and other small marks. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else clean and tight copies. 2 volumes. “An attempt to define the characteristics of our thinkers by showing how the current of our thought has drawn strength and depth from the gradual working out of our national adventure.” The author discusses political thinkers of the nineteenth century and... View more info

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Earlier Diplomatic History 1492-1713.

By: PETRIE, Sir CHARLES:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London. Hollis and Carter Ltd. 1949 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 68955


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In cream cloth covers with dark blue lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and tears. Foxing spots to back and fly leaves. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 251pp. With 9 coloured maps. Introductory history of European diplomacy. View more info

Image for Equality. Revised and cheaper edition. Halley Stewart Lecture 1929.

Equality. Revised and cheaper edition. Halley Stewart Lecture 1929.

By: TAWNEY, R.H.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin. 1938 3rd edition.:

Seller ID: 72648


Size 5.25 x 7.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine darkened with pieces missing at ends. Slightly browned around edges with small piece missing fromt front. Creased along bottom edges.Handling marks. Not price clipped). Small marks. Mild foxing to edges. Pencil inscription to half title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 294pp. The author was an English economic historian, social critic, ethical socialist, Christian socialist, and an important proponent of adult education. View more info

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British Anti Slavery. 1833-1870.

By: TEMPERLEY, HOWARD:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Longman. 1972 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 68700


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to top edge. Else a clean and tight copy. 298pp. The story of the anti-slavery movement in Britain, its influence overseas and internal factions. View more info

Image for The Political Thought of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. A Selection by R.J.White.

The Political Thought of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. A Selection by R.J.White.

By: WHITE, R.J. (ed):

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London. Jonathan Cape. 1938 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73187


Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends with small marks. Handling marks. Slightly rubbed around edges. Not price clipped. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 272pp. “This book brings together the best of his scattered political writings, for the most part long out of print”. The poet turned his mind to the world around him where the effects of the French Revolution were still felt, and Bonaparte was threatening Europe. The wiri... View more info

Image for The History of the T.U.C. 1868-1968. A Pictorial Survey of a Social Revolution. Ilustrated with contemporary Prints, Documents and Photographs.

The History of the T.U.C. 1868-1968. A Pictorial Survey of a Social Revolution. Ilustrated with contemporary Prints, Documents and Photographs.

By: WOODCOCK, GEORGE:

Price: £2.00

Publisher: TUC. 1968 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70041


Size 9.25 x 13.25 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; creased and torn along edges. Marks. Not price clipped). Boards slightly stained to lower edges. Old address label to first blank page. Else a clean and tight copy. 159pp. With b/w photographs. A history of the first one hundred years of the Trades Union Congress. View more info