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Image for Heavens Below: Utopian Experiments in England 1560 - 1960.

Heavens Below: Utopian Experiments in England 1560 - 1960.

By: Armytage, W. H. G.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005494


Hardback in Very Good condition. With dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. In an archival wrapper. With pp458. By Professor W.H.G. Armytage: Professor of Education, University of Sheffield. Contents: Part One: Sect to Socialism Part Two: The Owenite Apocalypse, Part Thee: The Heyday of Experiment Part Four: The Rustic Vision View more info

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British Diplomats And Diplomacy, 1660-1800

By: Black, Jeremy.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: University of Exeter Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005787


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xii, 244, appendix, notes, select bibliography, index. This book discusses British diplomats and diplomacy during the formative period in which Britain emerged as the leading world power (1688-1800). Jeremy Black uses the issue of diplomatic representation in order to discuss questions about the professionalism of British government, the nature of patronage and the degree to which Britain should b... View more info

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Politics in Sierra Leone, 1947-1967

By: Cartwright, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004062


Hardcover in Very Good condition with slightly shelfworn dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp viii, 296, notes, index. View more info

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Reason in Revolt.

By: Copeman, Fred.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005643


Hardcover in original cloth covered boards, top edge of rear board and middle of front board marked and rear endpaper rippled from damping, but otherwise internally Very Good, dustjacket marked internally from aforementioned damping but externally unmarked and in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 235, b&w illustrations. A Very Good reading copy. View more info

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Symbols and Metaphors (Edition De Luxe).

By: Cynicus. (Martin Anderson)

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Cynicus: 1892

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Seller ID: 004378


Large light coloured buckram cloth covered boards with gilt titles and design to front cover, gilt title to spine, top edge gilt with others rough cut, patterned end papers, some very slight darkening to covers but otherwise in Fine condition. An Edition De Luxe of 100 copies [31] on special large paper, numbered, retouched and Signed by Cynicus, unpaginated (but 76pp) with hand coloured illustrations and verse by Martin Anderson (Cynicus). From Wikipedia: In 1880 he... View more info

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Trump: How to Get Rich

By: Donald J. Trump; Meredith McIver

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Random House: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005515


Hardcover in Fine condition, unclipped dustjacket with some light shelfwear and one small closed tear internally repaired. First edition, pp xiv, 244, b&w illustrations. View more info

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Barrel of a Gun: Political Power in Africa and the Coup d'Etat (Penguin African Library)

By: First, Ruth.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: ., Penguin Books Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 004318


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and fading to spine and previous owners name in ink on ffep but otherwise in Very Good condition. First paperback edition, pp xiii, 513, map of coups, appendix, references, index. View more info

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Lady Jean: A Study of the Douglas Cause.

By: Fitzgerald, Percy.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin.: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003921


Hardcover with original purple buckram covered boards with gilt titles and motif, some fading to read cover but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp xvi, 259, 12 illustrations plus frontis of Lady Jean. View more info

Image for Lights & Shades of Hill Life in the Afghan and Hindu Highlands of the Punjab, A Contrast.

Lights & Shades of Hill Life in the Afghan and Hindu Highlands of the Punjab, A Contrast.

By: Gore, F St J.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004460


Hardcover in two tone cloth covered boards with beveled edges, gilt titles on front cover and spine in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xix, 269, frontis plus 71 full page b&w illustrations, some with tissue guards, b&w illustrations in text, two colour folding maps, appendices. View more info

Image for The Trial of Charles Random De Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane, Commonly Called Lord Cochrane, The Hon. Andrew Cochrane Johnstone, Richard Gathorne Butt, Ralph Sandom, Alexander McRae, John Peter Holloway, and Henry Lite for a Conspiracy, in the Court of King's Bench, Guildhall on Wednesday the 8th, and Thursday the 9th of June, 1814: with the Subsequent Proceedings in the Court of King's Bench.

The Trial of Charles Random De Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane, Commonly Called Lord Cochrane, The Hon. Andrew Cochrane Johnstone, Richard Gathorne Butt, Ralph Sandom, Alexander McRae, John Peter Holloway, and Henry Lite for a Conspiracy, in the Court of King's Bench, Guildhall on Wednesday the 8th, and Thursday the 9th of June, 1814: with the Subsequent Proceedings in the Court of King's Bench.

By: Gurney, William Brodie.

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, J. Butterworth and Son: 1814

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005646


Hardcover in original half leather binding with marbled paper covered boards and endpapers, gilt titles on red label to spine, with gilt details, book plates of John Moxon and Colonel T. Innes of Learney on endpapers, small amount of leather loss at top of front and rear hinges, edges rubbed and leather on corners worn (see photographs) but otherwise in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp 604, fold out table of purchases and sales by the accused ... View more info

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Scottish Independence: A Practical Guide

By: Jo E. Murkens; Peter Jones; Michael Keating

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005364


Illustrated card covers, some very light shelf wear and creasing to spine but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xvii,318, bibliography, index. View more info

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On the Alliance of the Working Class and the Peasantry.

By: Lenin, V. I.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Novosti Press: 1970

Seller ID: 005947


Card covers with some light discolouration, slight shelfwear and light creasing but otherwise in Very Good condition. Scarce Soviet published copy, pp 216. V. Lenin on the Alliance of the Working Class and Peasantry. Chapters include: Reformism in the Russian social-democratic movement, the struggle of the Proletariat and the servility of the Bourgeoisie, Can the Bolsheviks retain state power, and much more. View more info

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Dictatorship in Newfoundland.

By: Lodge, T.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company, Ltd.: 1939

Seller ID: 005084


Hardback with faded endpapers, previous owner's name in pencil on title page, some foxing otherwise in Very Good condition. With dust wrapper, edge worn and internally repaired, otherwise in also in Very Good condition, in archival wrapper, pp273, with map of Newfoundland. Additional cover text: 'Are we mismanaging our Colonies? What is going on in Newfoundland? This book will tell you.' View more info

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Gardens in History: A Political Perspective

By: Louise Wickham

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Windgather Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005434


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. First edition, pp 280, colour and b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. Over the past 50 years, the subject of garden history has been firmly established as an academic discipline. While many have explored what was created in gardens throughout history, the reasons as to why they were created has naturally been more diverse. Depending on the background of the author, the ideas have ranged from aesthetic values deriving from... View more info

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Politics and Religion: A Study in Scottish History from the Reformation to the Revolution. (2 Volumes Complete)

By: Mathieson, William Law.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Maclehose & Sons: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004286


2 Volumes Complete. Some light shelfwear and wear to head and foot of spines, previous owners bookplate on front end paper but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xvi, 412,xv, 387,24, index, publishers catalogue to rear of Vol.2. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Odd Alliances: Scottish Studies in European Contexts (University of Glasgow Postgraduate School of Scottish Studies)

By: McMillan, Neil; Stirling, Kirsten

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cruithne Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004728


Cardcovers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 223, index. View more info

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James Maxton: The Beloved Rebel.

By: McNair, John.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004479


Hardcover in Very Good condition, in an edge rubbed dustwrapper with some light marking and some closed tears repaired internally, inside lower corners of dustwrapper flaps uniformly clipped by publisher to front and rear but otherwise complete and Good+. First edition, pp xiv, 337, b&w illustrations. "Official Biography" commissioned by the Maxton Memorial Committee, of a Labour MP Elected for Glasgow in 1922. View more info

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The Rise of the Pelhams.

By: Owen, John B.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005608


Hardcover in brown cloth covered boards, some light bumping to corners and edges but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp x, 357, index. A look at English politics immediately following the fall of Sir Robert Walpole and the following Prime Minister Henry Pelham. View more info

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Churchill 1940-1945: Under Friendly Fire

By: Reid, Walter.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005373


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. First Thus, pp viii, 406, b&w illustrations, references, index. Signed by Author. In April 1945, Churchill said to Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 'There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them!' When he became Prime Minister on 10 May 1940 Churchill was without allies. Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain saved Britain from immediate defeat, but it was evident ... View more info

Image for An Index, Drawn Up About The Year 1629, Of Many Records Of Charters, Granted By The Different Sovereigns Of Scotland Between The Years Of 1309 And 1413, Most Of Which Records Have Been Long Missing.

An Index, Drawn Up About The Year 1629, Of Many Records Of Charters, Granted By The Different Sovereigns Of Scotland Between The Years Of 1309 And 1413, Most Of Which Records Have Been Long Missing.

By: Robertson, William.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Murray & Cochrane: 1798

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005455


Hardback rebound in Fine terracotta buckram binding for Tillypronie Shooting Estate, newer end papers have some foxing but original pages do not with gilt titles to spine, some pencil notes, roughl cut pages otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp liii, 196, 15 plus small fold out table between p12-13, indices, appendices. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info