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Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Edmund Burke.

By: Burke, Edmund

Price: £200.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Co.: 1853

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006189

Condition: Near Fine


Full fine red leather binding, some light rubbing to head and foot of spine as well as corners, five raised bands on spine, gilt titles to spine, gilt paneling and details on spine and boards, edges of boards and inner edge gilt patterned, all edges gilt, previous owners name in ink on ffep dated 1867, overall in Near Fine condition commensurate with age. Second edition, pp xxxii, 416. View more info

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In Pursuit of Justice.

By: Cameron, Alice.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: S.C.M. Press: 1946

Seller ID: 006246

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in red cloth boards, some fading to the spine, otherwise in Very Good condition. No dustwrapper. First edition, pp189, with b&w photographs. Frontispiece photo of Hugh Lister in 1940. The story of Hugh Lister and his friends in Hackney Wick. View more info

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Trinity House Petitions.

By: Camp, Anthony J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Society of Genealogists: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005266

ISBN: 0901878952

Condition: Very Good


Softcover with some slight shelf wear, otherwise in Very good condition. First edition. Pp303 A Calendar of the Records of the Corporation of Trinity House London, in the Library of the Society of Genealogists. View more info

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Dunadd: An Early Dalriadic Capital (Cardiff Studies in Archaeology).

By: Campbell, Ewan & Lane, Alan.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005927

ISBN: 1842170244

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Near Fine condition. As issued, no dustwrapper. With b&w illustrations, pp 295, bibliography and index. The kingdom of "Dal Raita" emerged in Argyll in the early centuries AD, after the Romans had abandoned Scotland. Unlike the Picts to the North and the British Celtic tribes to the South, the rulers of Argyll were Gaelic speakers who had crossed the sea from Ireland. This book describes the results of new excavations at Dunadd, the rocky hill on which these early Scots built a citadel. The authors also review past research at the site, and discuss what we know of Dalriad... View more info

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Some Early Barbadian History.

By: Campbell, P.F.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004722

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and small marks but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xv, 269, b&w map frontis, index. Scarce title. View more info

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The Medici and the Signoria of Florence.

By: Cangini, Arcangelo.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: S. Daviti: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005181

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition, in illustrated card covers. First edition. With b&w illustrations, pp40, with genealogical tree of the Medici family. The story of the Medici family and the Signoria of Florence. View more info

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An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets

By: Carter, John; Pllard, Graham.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Constable & Co Ltd: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005322

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original red cloth covered boards, top edge gilt and some extremely light rubbing to head and foot of spine but otherwise in Near Fine condition, No Jacket. First edition, pp xii,400, 4 plates. Very Scarce exposé of the pamphlet forgeries of Harry Buxton Forman and Thomas J. Wise. Forman and Wise's crimes are generally regarded as one of the most notorious literary scandals of the twentieth century. View more info

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William Heath Robinson 1872-1944

By: Catherine Andrews; Fiona Nickerson; David Wootton

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Chris Beetles Ltd: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005257

ISBN: 190573834X

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise Fine condition, slightly oversize catalogue page to front end. First edition, pp 163, colour and b&w illustrations throughout. This 2011 comprehensive catalogue, which accompanied a selling exhibition, explores this aspect of Heath Robinson's achievement with breadth and imagination - placing his ingenious cartoons in the context of his work of an illustrator, with which he even rivalled Arthur Rackham. Heath Robinson's cartoons reflect a very English response to progress, and particularly the technological developments of the e... View more info

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The Convict Ships, 1787-1868

By: Charles Bateson

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006946

ISBN: 0851741959

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original light green cloth with gilt titles, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some small marks, crease on front cover, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Reprint of 1969 edition, pp xi, 421, b&w illustrations, notes, appendix, index. View more info

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Edward Bruce: A Medieval Tragedy

By: Chatterton-Newman, Roger.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ian Faulkner Publishing: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005731

ISBN: 1857630092

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 190, b&w illustrations, maps, diagrams, notes, index. View more info

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La Colonisation et les Colonies Allemandes.

By: Cheradame, Andre.

Price: £130.00

Publisher: Libraire Plon-Nourrit et Cie.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005180

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in green cloth covers, faded on the spine, First edition, pp480, With eight pull-out maps. In French. The Foundation of the German Colonies. 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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Shipcraft 1 - German Pocket Battleships

By: Chesneau, Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004579

ISBN: 1861762097

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated hardcovers, some light wear to top corners but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 64, colour and b&w illustrations, references. The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. View more info

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Shipcraft 2 - King George V Class Battleships

By: Chesneau, Roger.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004588

ISBN: 1861762119

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. First edition, pp 64, colour illustrations, references. The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. View more info

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Manda: Excavations at an Island Port on the Kenya Coast (Memoir / the British Institute in Eastern Africa)

By: Chittick, H. Neville

Price: £15.00

Publisher: British Institute in Eastern Africa: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004055

ISBN: 0500970068

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New Dustwrapper. First edition, pp xvi, 258, b&w illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. Excavations at an Island Port on the Kenya Coast. 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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English Counties and Public Building, 1650-1830

By: Christopher Chalklin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Hambledon Continuum: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003972

ISBN: 1852851538

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 288, b&w illustrations and diagrams, appendices, index. View more info

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Paddle Steamers

By: Clammer, Richard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Batsford Ltd: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004692

ISBN: 0713423315

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with price clipped dustwrapper in otherwise Fine condition. First edition, pp 136, b&w illustrations throughout, bibliography, index. A look at the major types of paddle steamers at British and Irish ports before the First World War. View more info

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100 - Not Out, To Commemorate the Centenary of Savages Ltd (1850-1950) Engineers, Kings Lynn

By: Clark, Ronald H.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Savages Ltd.: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005135

Condition: Very Good


Stapled card covers with titles staples slightly rusted, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 35, b&w illustrations. A brochure celebrating 100 years of Savages Ltd Engineers based in Kings Lynn. Very Rare Title View more info

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Symbols of Power at the Time of Stonehenge.

By: Clarke, D.V.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: H.M.S.O: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007248

ISBN: 0114924554

Condition: Very Good


Large hardback 23 x 29 in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition, In a clear archival wrapper. First edition, with colour illustrations, with b&w diagrams, index. A look at Symbols of Power at the Time of Stonehenge. 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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Peter Monamy: 1681-1749 and His Circle

By: Cockett, Frank B.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: ACC Art Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004704

ISBN: 1851493395

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 119, very high quality colour illustrations, index. Peter Monamy was the first English born and English trained specialist marine artist. He recorded the marine scene of the first half of the 18th century, when English Commerce and Sea Power were growing rapidly. He was a friend and contemporary of Hogarth and the precursor of the great school of English Sea Painters, including Samuel Scott, Charles Brooking and Dominic Serres, who were to follow him. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND IN... View more info

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Scottish Late Bronze Age Metalwork: Typology, Distributions and Chronology.

By: Coles, John M.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland: 1960

Seller ID: 003362

Condition: Very Good


With previous owner's name on inside cover. Card covers. With b&w illustrations and maps. Scottish Late Bronze Age Metalwork: Typology, Distributions and Chronology. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Vol. XCIII Session 1959-60. s37 View more info