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Image for The Huntingdon Papers (the Archives of the Noble Family  of hastings)

The Huntingdon Papers (the Archives of the Noble Family of hastings)

By: N/A

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros 1926: 1926

Book number: 35209


xxiii., 6 parts bound as one [various paginations] TEG, usually presented in poor quality wraps, this copy is bound in a nice red half morocco, slight foxing to early and closing pages and to edges, otherwise very clean. View more info

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The River Runs Uphill : A Story of Success and Failure

By: Aickman, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Burton on Trent, J.M Pearson 1986: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35865


210 pp., illustrated in b/w, jacket very slightly discoloured and creased, prev owners bookplate on pasetdown View more info

Image for The Later Eighteenth Century Great House : The Proceedings of a Conference under the Joint Directorship of Edward Chaney and Malcolm Airs Held at the Department for Continuing Education, the University of Oxford, 10-12 January 1997

The Later Eighteenth Century Great House : The Proceedings of a Conference under the Joint Directorship of Edward Chaney and Malcolm Airs Held at the Department for Continuing Education, the University of Oxford, 10-12 January 1997

By: Airs, Malcolm

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1997: 1997

Book number: 39831


240 pp, illustrated in b/w in spiral binding with laminate cover. As a bound volume of proceedings, the illustrations are not of a high quality. View more info

Image for Palaeolithic Man in N. W. Middlesex the Evidence of His Exixtence and the Physical Conditions Under Which he Lived in Ealing and Its Neighbourhood, Illustrated By the Condition and Culture Presented By Certain Existing Savages

Palaeolithic Man in N. W. Middlesex the Evidence of His Exixtence and the Physical Conditions Under Which he Lived in Ealing and Its Neighbourhood, Illustrated By the Condition and Culture Presented By Certain Existing Savages

By: Allen Brown, Jno.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co, 1887: 1887

Book number: 41602


iii, 227 pp., Five b/w plates. Gilt decorated publisher's cloth. Edges spotted, sporadic minor foxing, boards rubbed and faded. View more info

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Happy England

By: Allingham, Helen; Huish, Marcus B.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black 1903: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 46800


xi., 204 pp. 80 colour illustrations and a photograph of the artist (Helen Allingham) facing page 1. Interestingly, her aunt, by clever subterfuge, sending in a piece of art for consideration to the Royal Academy under her initials only, succeeded in shaming that institution into altering its admission policies so as to allow women into the Royal Academy Schools. In attractive decorated blue cloth boards, which are a bit bumped at head and foot and at the corners. Top ed... View more info

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The Laws and Customs, Rights, Liberties, and Privileges, of the City of London

By: Anon

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, J. Williams 1774: 1774

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 49270


xix, xii, 315 pp. in a modern quarter antique brown calf with a red morocco title label, gilt devices and marbled boards. View more info

Image for An Abstract of All the Claims on the New Forest, in the County of Southampton, Entered at the Lord Chief Justice in Eyre's Court, Adjourned from the Swainmote Court, Held at Lyndhurst, the 27th of June, in the 22nd Year of King Charles the Second and Held at Winton, the 29th Day of September, 1670.

An Abstract of All the Claims on the New Forest, in the County of Southampton, Entered at the Lord Chief Justice in Eyre's Court, Adjourned from the Swainmote Court, Held at Lyndhurst, the 27th of June, in the 22nd Year of King Charles the Second and Held at Winton, the 29th Day of September, 1670.

By: Anon [New Forest]

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Salisbury, Benj. Cha. Collins and J. Johnson 1776: 1776

Book number: 48226


202, (10) pp. Modern full sprinkled calf. Five raised bands to spine. Red morocco title label. New endpapers. Uncommon. Clean internally with binding in Fine condition. 21 cm. tall View more info

Image for The Antiquarian Itinerary, Comprising Specimens of Architecture, Monastic, Castellated, and Domestic; With Other Vestiges of Antiquity in Great Britain. Acompanied With Descriptions. In seven volumes.

The Antiquarian Itinerary, Comprising Specimens of Architecture, Monastic, Castellated, and Domestic; With Other Vestiges of Antiquity in Great Britain. Acompanied With Descriptions. In seven volumes.

By: Antiquarian Itinerary

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, For the Proprietors by Wm. Clarke 1815 / 1818: 1815

Book number: 49254


Complete in seven volumes. Unpaginated. Half calf over boards. Five raised bands to spine. Leather title and volume labels. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Some spine labels lacking or chipped. Spines and corners rubbed & marked. Damage to calf of one volume. Bookplate to front pastedowns. Large Paper copy with over 300 fine copper engravings. A VG set. View more info

Image for The Place-Names of Cumberland : English Place-Name Society Volume XX, XXI and XXII. In three volumes

The Place-Names of Cumberland : English Place-Name Society Volume XX, XXI and XXII. In three volumes

By: Armstrong, A. M. and A. Mawer, F. M. Stenton and Bruce Dickins

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, At the University Press 1950 /1952: 1950

Book number: 57099


In 3 volumes. vii, 258; 259-458; lxxx, 459-565 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines. From the library of A. M. Armstrong, author of these volumes. Clean copies. Boards of one volume bowed. Map in pocket at rear. View more info

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Farmworkers in England and Wales : A Social and Economic History 1770-1980

By: Armstrong, Alan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ames, Iowa State University Press 1988: 1988

Book number: 55516


302 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust jacket. Top edge slightly dusty. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Tables and illustrations. View more info

Image for Charterhouse, Coloured Reproductions of Two Exterior Views as Originally Published By Ackermann in 1816

Charterhouse, Coloured Reproductions of Two Exterior Views as Originally Published By Ackermann in 1816

By: Arrowsmith, R L (descriptive text)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Guildford, Charles W Traylen 1958: 1958

Book number: 40525


2 colour prints illustrating Charterhouse school from the playground and from the square with single loose page of explanatory text. Protected by Card boards in paper wraps in protective envelope. Minor marks to wraps. View more info

Image for Great Britain : Handbook for Travellers

Great Britain : Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher 1910: 1910

Edition: Seventh Edition

Book number: 55693


Seventh edition, revised and augmented. lxviii, 624 pp. Publisher's original red limp cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Slight rubbing & creasing to covers. With 28 maps, 65 plans and a panorama. Collated and complete. View more info

Image for Great Britain : Handbook for Travellers

Great Britain : Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher 1906: 1910

Edition: Sixth Edition

Book number: 55694


Sixth edition, revised and augmented. lxvi, 606 pp. Publisher's original red limp cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Cloth clean. Ink owner's name to half-title. With 22 maps, 58 plans and a panorama. Collated and complete. A nice, bright copy. View more info

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Look Towards the Sea

By: Baines, Frank

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1958: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55515


255 pp. Publisher's hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. Internally clean. No ownership names. Jacket design by Julian Trevelyan. View more info

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Look Towards the Sea

By: Baines, Frank

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1958: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55586


255 pp. Publisher's hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj spotted & edgeworn with slight losses. Lean to spine. No ownership names. Jacket design by Julian Trevelyan. View more info

Image for A History of the County of Middlesex : Volume IV

A History of the County of Middlesex : Volume IV

By: Baker, T. F. T. and J. S. Cockburn, editors

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1971: 1980

Book number: 56852


xix, 289 pp. Publisher's red cloth with gilt decoration to front board & gilt lettering to spine. No jacket. Boards clean. Bookplate to front pastedown. Internally clean. Illustrations. Harmondsworth, Hayes, Norwood, Hillingdon, Ickenham, Northolt, Perivale, Ruislip, Edgware, Harrow. View more info

Image for A History of Middlesex : Volume VI

A History of Middlesex : Volume VI

By: Baker, T. F. T., editor

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1980: 1980

Book number: 56851


xx, 228 pp. Publisher's red cloth with gilt decoration to front board & gilt lettering to spine. No jacket. Minor marks to boards. Internally clean. No ownership names. Illustrations. Friern Barnet, Finchley, Hornsey, including Highgate. View more info

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A History of Middlesex : Volume V

By: Baker, T. F. T., editor

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1976: 1980

Book number: 56853


xix, 424 pp. Publisher's red cloth with gilt decoration to front board & gilt lettering to spine. No jacket. Boards clean. Bookplate to front pastedown. Internally clean. Illustrations. Hendon, Kingsbury, Great Stanmore, Little Stanmore, Edmonton, Enfield, Monken Hadley, South Mimms, Tottenham. View more info

Image for A History of Middlesex : Volume VII. Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Willesden Parishes

A History of Middlesex : Volume VII. Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Willesden Parishes

By: Baker, T. F. T., editor

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press 1982: 1980

Book number: 56854


xx, 280 pp. Publisher's red cloth with gilt decoration to front board & gilt lettering to spine. No jacket. Minor marks to boards. Bookplate to front pastedown. Slight spotting to rear endpapers. Internally clean. Illustrations. Acton, Chiswick, Ealing, Brentford, West Twyford, Willesden. View more info

Image for The Annals of Hampstead. In Three Volumes

The Annals of Hampstead. In Three Volumes

By: Barratt, Thomas J.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Lionel Leventhal Limited in association with The Camden History Society 1972: 1972

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Book number: 49081


Three volumes. xxxvi, 306; xix, 299; xviii, 409 pp. Facsimile of 1912 edition. This set is copy no. 30 of an edition of 150 copies in the subscriber's edition. Numerous illustrations. Large folding plate in pocket at rear of vol. 2. Ribbon markers. The three volumes are in Fine condition in a slightly faded and marked VG slipcase. View more info