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Category: All Categories: History: Europe: British Isles
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1.

The Complete [Compleat] Angler
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Publisher: John Lane - The Bodley Head 1897-01-01.
Condition: Fair. Hardcover. FAIR. light brown embossed, illustrated boards, liquid stains to covers, large section broken off of front board top edge, stains, rubbed through corners, browned top gilt page edges, text itself is clean.

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2.
Abel, Ron, and John Allfree  
Wrested Scriptures : A Christadelphian Handbook of Suggested Explanations to Difficult Bible Passages
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Publisher: Christadelphians Northridge, Calif: 2011.
Near Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 270 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue textured buckram cloth, 270 pages, index, chapter bibliographies, tons of footntoes. ; Looks at specific bible passages and their traditional interpretations (according to Roman Catholics, Mormons, Adventists, Trinitarians, Pentacostals, Church of Christ, etc) and provides strategies for finding and arguing better interpretations. ; From foreword: 'Much of this analysis is not original. It is a synthesis in which explanations gleaned from reading or discussion have been used without acknowledgement, as taken down at townhall question periods, university campus discussions, open-air disputations.' ; Two leaves have small crease at tip. No other defects.

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3.
Automobile Association (Great Britain)  
Treasures of Britain and Treasures of Ireland by Automobile Association (Great Britain)

Publisher: London, Published by Drive Publications for the Automobile Association, 1968.
680 p., illus. (some color), facsims. (some color), 20 color maps, portraits (some color); 29 cm. Color illus. on lining papers. Scale of maps: 1:633,600 or 10 miles to the inch. Stock#L197.

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4.
Barker, Ernest, Sir, 1874-1960. Prats Massanet, Felix, translator  
La Gran Bretaña y el pueblo británico

Publisher: Ediciones Minerva, México D.F., 1944.
163, [2], [1] p.; 20.5 cm. Versión castellana de Felix Prats Massanet. First edition in Spanish. Contents include La Comunidad Británica; El genio del Parlamentarismo británico; El gobierno de la Gran Bretaña; El sistema inglés del Derecho; La religión y la Iglesias en Inglaterra; Aspectos intelectuales; La comunidad y sus miembros; chronology. Printed wraps; spine spotted, covers soiled, pages darkened; good. Stock#38605.

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5.
Blewitt, Octavian  
The Panorama of Torquay, A Descriptive and Historical Sketch of the District Comprised Between the Dart and Teign
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Publisher: London Simpkin and Marshall 1832.
Second edition. Duodecimo, Hardcover, black & white plates, colored map, xii, 288 pages. Condition: Near fine.
     Illustrated with numerous lithographic and wood engravings and a double spread map. Bound in original paper over boards with title label at head of spine. Minor wear and rubs to extremities. "From the Author" penned at top of title page, inscription on front free endpaper. History & Politics

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6.
Borrow, George Henry  
Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

Publisher: Oxford University Press; London: 1946.
Good+ with no dust jacket Third Edition; Seventh Printing Hardcover 622 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Dark blue cloth, manila endpapers, . Text is in English but there are many short passages in Welsh, translated into English by author. ; Printed by John Johnson, published by Geoffrey Cumberlege, publisher to Oxford University. Originally published 1862. This is 3rd edition, 1920, 7th printing, 1946. ; Quite fascinating travel memoir of young Englishman and his small family who spent summer of 1854 in Wales, where the father, who spoke Welsh, learned all he could of the rustic inhabitants. ; Moderate wear to cloth, mainly at heel and crown. Gilt spine title mostly rubbed off and unreadable. Both endpapers are covered with penciled notes on Welsh names and places. Textblock is a bit wavy along bottom edge, but all pages turn, everything readable. ; World's Classics Series; Vol. 224

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7.
Bourne, Kenneth, 1930-1992  
Britain and the Balance of Power in North America, 1815-1908
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Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press, 1967.
xii, 439 p., maps; 23 cm. "The War of 1812 left Britain in continual fear of American attack [but by 1908] she came to see that the predominance of the United States on the American continent was not a threat but an advantage…" Stock#NEU315. Very Good in VG dust jacket.

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8.
Brown, Ivor.  
Shaw in his Time.

Publisher: Nelson [London, c1965].
212 p., index, photos, 22.5 cm. George Bernard Shaw's life "reached through five reigns from the Crimean War to the Atom Bomb... He is a part of history, political as well as theatrical." Dj (small chips at top); good+. stock#33520.

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9.
Camic, Charles.  
Experience and Enlightenment. Socialization for Cultural Change in Eighteenth-Century Scotland.

Publisher: Chicago UP, 1983.
x, 301 p.; 22.5 cm. 'Offers a collective biography of the members of the Scottish Enlightenment that emphasizes the central role of early social experience in the emergence of new beliefs and values.' VG; dj VG. 27590.

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10.
Cullen, Michael  
The Statistical Movement in Early Victorian Britain -- the foundations of empirical social research
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Publisher: Harvester Press/Barnes and Noble NY 1975; ISBN 0064913333; 205 pages, index, extensive Notes section, bibliography.
Very Good black hardcover in Good+ dustjacket and clear acetate glassine jacket protector; spine of jacket a bit sunned, crimping to jacket along top rear edge extending along head of spine. Binding of book is sound and secure, pages are clean and unmarkedIncludes the Statistical Department of the Board of Trade; the work of the General Register Office; The Ehalth of the Armed forces; Edwin Chadwick and Sanitary Statistics; the Government and Moral Statistics;The Statistical Societies -- the Foundation of the Statistical Society of London; the Statistical Society of London - the improved society; The Manchester Statistical Society; the other provincial societiesSocial Statistics and the Ideology of improvement in Early Victorian England; more

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11.
Du Boulay. F. R. H  
An Age of Ambition: English Society in the Late Middle Ages

Publisher: Studio Book/Viking NY, 1970.
Very Good in Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover In lightly edgeworn DJ, bookplate; Red cloth hardback. 192 pp. Color & B&W illustrations. Sources/further reading, index; Small 8vo; 192 pages

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12.
Edlin, Herbert  
Wayside and Woodland Trees: a Guide to the Trees of Britain and Ireland

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co London, 1964.
Good+ in Good dust jacket, Hardcover In edgeworn DJ, spine slightly cocked; Green hardback binding. X + 278 pp. Color & B&W illustrations. Appendix, index; 12mo; x + 278 pages

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13.
Elton, Geoffrey Rudolph, 1921-1994  
Modern Historians on British History, 1485-1945: A Critical Bibliography, 1945-1969
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Publisher: London, Methuen [1970].
viii, 239 p.; 22 cm. The 24 years surveyed were fruitful and exciting, with dynamic young historians shaking up how we view British history. ISBN (10): 0416079202. Stock#47879. Vg, my bookplate / dj vg.

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14.
Faderman, Lillian  
Scotch Verdict : Miss Pirie and Miss Woods v. Dame Cumming Gordon

Publisher: Quartet Books; London: 1985.
Very Good+ Softcover 320 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, 320 pages, index, 17 historical b/w illustrations. ; Author describes her search for the real people and stories behind the notorious Scottish trial of 1810 (in which two innocent women were accused of being lesbian lovers) that inspired the notorious play, The Children's Hour, of 1934, and dramatizes the salient points of the case. ; textblock is slightly wavy. no other defects.

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15.
Fraser, Antonia, 1932- . [Mary Queen of Scots, 1542-1587]  
Mary Queen of Scots
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Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press, 1969.
xv, 613 p., illus., genealogical tables, facsimile, portraits; 25 cm. "Antonia Fraser's impressive scholarship brings new historic insight into Mary, Queen of Scots-- her wisdom and courage as a sovereign, her virtue and devotion as a wife and mother, her lonely struggle to preserve her crown, her nation, and her legacy." Very good in worn, chipped dust jacket. Another copy, ‘Ninth Printing, May 1970'. Another copy, 'Third Printing, November 1969'. Stock#23756x.

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16.
Gibbs, Robert and Hayward Parrott  
A History of Aylesbury (Includes Pamphlet 'Annals of Aylesbury 1882-1952)
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Publisher: Aylesbury 1885.
Condition: Good-. Hardcover. GOOD-. Book rebound in red Quarter Leather (spine bound in leather), browning and foxing to original pages, book includes update pamphlet "Annals of Aylesbury 1882-1952, " all bagged for protection.

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17.
Griffith, Beatrice Fox  
Treasure under Glass: Examples of the Arts and Crafts from the British Isles, from Prehistoric Millenia to the Sixteenth Cent

Publisher: Stackpole Co Harrisburg, PA, 1963.
Good+ with no dust jacket, Paperback Wraps slightly tanned, small ring mark on front cover; Signed/inscr by author. Paperback. Xiv + 96 pp. B&W photos. Biblio. Descriptions of objects found in American museums; 8vo; xiv + 96 pages; Signed by Author

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18.
Heritage Publication  
Andrew & Sarah Together: In Celebration of the Royal Wedding 23 July 1986
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Publisher: St. James Marketing Ltd. 1986-01-01.
Condition: Good. Paperback. GOOD. purple photo-illustrated wraps, bagged for protection, approx. 8.5'' x 11'', creases to covers, small chips to spine and edges, light handling wear.

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19.
Herm, Gerhard.  
THE CELTS: THE PEOPLE WHO CAME OUT OF THE DARKNESS.

Publisher: St. Martin's Press [New York]. 1977. (1976: Weidenfeld & Nicolson). Book Club Edition..
312pp. 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine. 16 b/w plates, 13 maps, chronology, bibliography, & index. Published originally in German in 1975, the copyright above is held only for the English translation (which is not attributed in this edition). No price printed on dustjacket. Back & front covers have a faded band (about 3/4') along their top edges o/w As New (Pristine)/ DJ (The top & bottom edges of the back cover & the edges of both inner flaps have a little tanning o/w Fine, i.e. no defects).

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20.
Herriot, James, Illustrated by Derry Brabbs  
James Herriot's Yorkshire

Publisher: St. Martin's NY, 1979.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover In pc DJ, gift inscription on front free endpaper; Green cl. Illus (color photos, map) . Index. Famous author's guided tour of region in England so prominent in his books; Sm 4to; 223 pages

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21.
Laing, Lloyd, with Jennifer Laing and John Wachter  
Celtic Britain : The Coming of Rome, Anglo-Saxon England

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul; London: 1990.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Second Printing Hardcover ISBN: 0710001312 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; This is Volume 2 of a 5-vol series. Hardcover, green boards, 190 glossy pages, index, bibliography, appendixes, numerous small maps, 109 b/w photos and illustrations. ; All vols are copyright 1979, 2nd printing 1990. ; Vol-2, 0710001312, Celtic Britain, by Lloyd Laing. ; No major defects. Boards are very slightly bowed. Only a touch of shelfwear. ; With this item you will also get: Vol-3, 0710003129, The Coming of Rome, by John Wachter, 193 pgs, 100 illustrations, and Vol-5, 0710001134, Anglo-Saxon England, by Lloyd and Jennifer Lang, 195 pgs, 111 illustrations. ; Britain before the Conquest Series

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22.
Lansing, Marion Florence  
Page, Esquire and Knight, A Book of Chivalry
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Publisher: Page, Esquire and Knight, A Book of Chivalry, 1910.
G cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with frayed spine edges, bumped corners, sine scuffs. Binding tight. Owner's name inscribed inside both covers, on end paper. End papers and pp are VG, lightly tanned, a few with bent corners. 16mo, 182 pp with b/w illustrations.

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23.
Lochinvar  
Romances of Gretna Green and its Runaway Marriages : Guide to Gretna Green and Tales of the Blacksmith's Shop

Publisher: Nicholson & Cartner; Carlisle, England: 1923.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Fifth Edition Hardcover 68 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Small hardcover, green boards, [vi] + 68 pages, lyrics of 4 old ballads, b/w facsimile of Scottish marriage certificate, 12 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Copyright 1895. This is 5th edition, 1923. Tour guide to famouse village in Scotland, just north of the English border, where eloping couples went to get married, often at the blacksmith's shop. ; Front 7 leaves have slight wrinkle at tip. Otherwise book shows almost no sign of use. Scarce.

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24.
MacArthur, E. Mairi.  
Columba's Island. Iona from Past to Present.

Publisher: Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1995..
1st ed. Paperback. xi, 208 pp. Corners minutely bumped, o/w VG. Soft Cover. ISBN: Scotland; Iona

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25.
Macintyre, Angus, with Iain Crichton Smith  
Angus Macintyre's Ceilidh Collection : Poems of Highland Life

Publisher: Famedram Publishers; Gartocharn, Scotland: 1980.
Near Fine Softcover 48 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small softcover, yellow covers, fold-and-staple binding, 48 pages, brief bio of Angus Macintyre; 14 original ballad-style poems by Angus Macintyre with rhyme, meter, great humor and insightful truth. Foreword by Iain Crichton Smith. ; Angus Macintyre was a Highland games champion, noted speaker at ceilidhs (informal parties and dances) and hightly-sought-after local poet. ; No visible defects. ; Laid in: 1) slip of paper with typed pronunciations and definitions of several Gaelic words. 2) article on new corrected edition of Ivanhoe, much closer to its Scottish author's intent. 3) slip of paper with handwritten Scottish quatrain. 4) index card with typed Scottish quatrain.

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26.
Morrison, John Illustrated by: Illustrated by Walter Rintoul  
Behold Iona : A Guide and Souvenir
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Publisher: Iona Community Publishing Department; Glasgow: 1968.
Very Good Fourteenth Printing Softcover 32 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Softcover, 32 glossy pages, footnotes, color photo on front, 10 b/w photos and diagrams, monochrome map inside covers. ; Copyright 1946. This is 14th printing (14th edition stated) April, 1968. Souvenir of the Isle on Iona, in the Hebrides islands, Scotland, with info on Saint Columba and the Iona Abbey. Photos by Walter Rintoul. Chapter on rebuilding Iona Abbey by Ian Lindsay. ; Covers show moderate edgewear, small creases to tips. No other defects. ; With this item you will also get: Poems of Mull and Iona, by Lionel Leslie, 20 page booklet, 20 original poems, 1957.

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27.
Morrison, N. (Nancy) Bryson. [Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587]  
Mary Queen of Scots. A Biography.

Publisher: NY, Vanguard, 1960. Book club edition.
254 p., illus.; 21.5 cm. Biography of Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1587), whose regal but turbulent life ended with her execution by cousin Elizabeth I. Shows that queens can come in any Guise. VG; dj VG. 27670.

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28.
Munro, James  
Short History of Great Britain from the coming of the Romans to the

Short History of Great Britain from the coming of the Romans to the present time by James Munro, Oliver and Boyd, cloth, no dj, 419 pages,

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29.
Norwich, John Julius, editor.  
Britain's Heritage.

Publisher: Continuum, NY [1983]/Grisewood & Dempsey Ltd.
207 p., index, illus. (mostly color), maps; 29 cm. Contents include Britain’s Natural Heritage; Origins of the British; Imprint of Man; Government & the Law; British Way of Life; Britain’s Cultural & Religious Heritage; Guardians of Britain’s Heritage. Contributors include Sir William Addison, Felicity Bryan, Prof. Cramp, Doggart, Ellis, Dr. Fishlock, Watson, Prof. Hale, Jackson-Stops, Lt.-Cmdr. Kemp, Longrigg, Norwak, Lord Oaksey, Pennington, Sheppard, Venning, Walvin, Brigadier Young. Maroon boards; page 169/170 (parish churches) has been razored out; no dj; VG. Stock#23530.

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30.
Paxman, Jeremy  
The English. A Portrait of a People
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Publisher: Penguin, 1999.
309 p., index; 19.5 cm. "Being English used to be so easy. They were one of the most easily identified peoples on earth, recognized by their language, their manners, their clothes and the fact that they drank tea by the bucketload. ...the end of empire, the cracks opening in the so-called United Kingdom, the pressures for the English to plunge into Europe, and the uncontrollability of international business-- set me wondering. What did it mean to be English?" Contents incl. The Land of Lost Content, Funny Foreigners, The English Empire, 'True Born Englishmen' and Other Lies, We Happy Few, The Parish of the Senses, Home Alone, There Always Was an England, The Ideal Englishman, Meet the Wife; Old Country, New Clothes; Bibliography, p. 283-296. Paper; minor soiling to covers; VG. stock#45855.

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31.
Phillips, Ruth, and Rosamund Mary Bazett  
Ages in the Making : A History of Two Essex Villages (Great Waltham and Little Waltham)

Publisher: Phillips & Bazett; Chelmsford, England: 1974.
Near Fine Second Printing Softcover ISBN: 0950314900 131 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Red softcover, about 60 historical b/w photos and illustrations including sketchmap of entire area in 1777.; Copyright 1973. This is 2nd printing, 1974. ; Printed by C. W. Poole & Sons. ; History of Great Waltham, Essex county, England, and its neighbor Little Waltham, from 100 years before the arrival of the Saxons until the 20th century. ; No defects. Appears unread.

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32.
Rowley, Trevor, and Michael A. Reed  
Making of Britain, The, 3 Volumes : The Norman Heritage, the High Middle Ages, the Age of Exuberance

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd, London London: 1983.
Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket Hardcover 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Volumes 1, 2, and 3 ONLY of a 5-vol series. Hardcovers, green boards, cloth, 210 + 248 + 306 glossy pages, indexes, appendixes, bibliographies, numerous small maps, 8 tables, 56 + 73 + 74 b/w photos, 41 + 60 +15 b/w figures and diagrams. Title page typo in vol-1 states '1055-1200.' ; Vols are copyright 1982, 1986, and are 2nd or 3rd printings. ; Vol-1, The Norman Heritage 1066-1200, by Trevor Rowley. ; Vol-2, the High Middle Ages 1200-1550, by Trevor Rowley. Vol-3, the Age of Exuberance, 1550-1700, by Michael Reed. ; Vol-2 textblock is slightly wavy. Otherwise no major defects. Only a touch of shelfwear.

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33.
Styles, Showell  
Welsh Walks and Legends, South Wales : (Lot of 10 Books and Booklets on Wales, 1973-1977)

Publisher: John Jones Cardiff; Cardiff, Wales: 1977.
Very Good+ First Edition Softcover ISBN: 0902375075 64 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; LOT OF 10 softcover books and booklets in English, some also with Welsh headers. Titles are: 1) Welsh Walks and Legends, South Wales, 1977, 64 pages, small map, 5 b/w illus. 2) Stories of Wales, Straeon am Gymru, by Denys A. Bennett, 1974, 32 pgs, 6 small maps, 8 b/w and 16 color photos. 3) Castles of Wales, by W. N. Williams and M. J. Williams, 1974, 32p, 6 small maps, 3 floorplans, 18 b/w and 15 color photos. ; 4) Margam Park, small booklet, 32p, b/w and color illus. 5) Welsh Words and Phrases, by Celtic Educational, 1976, small book, 48p. 6) Welsh Teas, by Celtic Educational, 1976, small book, 45 recipes, 48p. 7) Castles of Gower, by Bernard Morris, 6 floorplans, 9 b/w photos by Harold Grenfel, 1973, 16p. 8) Caves of Gower, by Bernard Morris, 11 b/w photos by Harold Grenfel, 1974, 16p. 9) Gower Fact and Fable, by Roger Jones, small map, 27 b/w photos and illus, 32p. 10) Love Spoons from Wales, by Celtic Educational, 1973, 10 b/w illus, 24p. ; Two booklets have a small hole near upper left tip as if they were once tacked to a wall. One booklet has small scar and residue from removed sticker. Otherwise all are intact and clean with very minor wear. Charming collection.

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34.
Theroux, Paul  
The Family Arsenal

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton London, 1976.
Good+ in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0241893801 In DJ, edges lightly tanned; Black cloth hardback. 311 pp. Novel set in London; 12mo; 311 pages

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35.
Thomson, Gladys Scott Illustrated by: Illustrated by Richard I. Jackson  
Woburn and the Russells

Publisher: Pilgrim Press Limited; Darby, England: 1956.
Near Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 64 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover, red boards, 64 pages, 24 b/w line illustrations. ; History of the Cictercian Abbey of Woburn, Bedfordshire, England, from the 1500s to the 1950s, and how it became the country house and family seat of the John Russell, Duke of Bedford family. Now a tourist attraction. ; Small sticker scar on front board. Otherwise only minor wear.

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36.
Timbs, John  
Curiosities of London : Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of Interest in the Metropolis

Publisher: Virtue & Company; London: 1867.
Fair with no dust jacket Second Edition Hardcover 871 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Black leather over spine and corners, red marbled boards, gilt lettering over red spine band, edges speckled red, [vii] + 871 pages, b/w line diagrams here and there. Title page engraving by J. H. Wray and J. Stephenson. ; Topics include: Amusements. Baths. Churches. Protestant and dissenters chapels. Crypts. Guild Halls. Inns. Libraries. Museums. Piccadilly. Theatres. Much more. ; This is a real book from 1867, not a flimsy overpriced reprint. ; Originally published 1855. This is 2nd edition, 1867. Authored by a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. Complete subtitle: 'Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of Interest in the Metropolis, With Nearly Sixty Years Personal Recollections, A New Edition, Corrected and Enlarged'. ; Exterior worn and rubbed. Old tasteful b/w bookplate on front endpaper. Light to moderate foxing, mostly to front and rear few pages. Front hinge partly split but textblock intact.

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37.
Wainwright, A. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Alfred Wainwright  
Lakeland Sketchbook, A
 Picture
Publisher: Westmorland Gazette; Kendal, England:.
Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0902272144 320 pages; Oblong 8vo (7.5") 19 cm; Tan boards, 320 unnumbered pages, 80 ink drawings of scenes in the English Lake District, with captions and very tiny maps showing location of each place. ; Front page lists to 4. No date but about 1972.; Book shows only a little shelf wear. No marks. Jacket, which is too tall for book, chipped along top edge. ; Drawings

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38.
Youlton, Ronald  
Summary of King Arthur, a : Tintagel Castle and Celtic Monastery
 Picture
Publisher: Ronald Youlton; Tintagel, England: 1984.
Very Good+ Softcover 40 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Softcover, stiff green covers, 40 glossy pages, 53 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Originally published 1934. This is Golden Jubilee Edition, 1984. Gives some archaeological details of Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, plus several pages of questionable history on King Arthur and his twelve noble knights, including illustrations of their coats of arms. ; Covers show light rubbing. No other defects.

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