Keyword: Great Britain

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 28

Image for The Illustrated London News: The Complete Second World War, September 1939 - December 1945 - 13 Volumes Complete.

The Illustrated London News: The Complete Second World War, September 1939 - December 1945 - 13 Volumes Complete.

By: N/A

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005629

Condition: Near Fine


13 Volumes. Large hardcovers (36x26cm) in blue cloth, bound for the Library of The Gordon Highlanders, gilt titles on spines, Gordon Highlanders cap badge in gilt on front covers, some light shelfwear but overall in Near Fine condition. This large, complete and unique set of 13 volumes of the weekly London Illustrated News covers every aspect of the Second World War in great detail. Volume 1: 2 September - 30 December 1939, pp 614, Covers the first four months, including countless articles and illustrations mainly concerning the beginning of the Second World War which officially began the d... View more info

Image for British Diplomats And Diplomacy, 1660-1800

British Diplomats And Diplomacy, 1660-1800

By: Black, Jeremy.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: University of Exeter Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005787

ISBN: 0859896137

Condition: As New


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 be seen in this period as moving towards a more modern and bureaucratic system. Supported by copious quotations from their let... View more info

Image for Birmingham and West Midlands Railway Atlas.

Birmingham and West Midlands Railway Atlas.

By: Brown, Joe.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing LTD: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007498

ISBN: 0711038406

Condition: As New


Large hardcover, size 28 x 22cm. As New, No dustwrapper, as issued. First edition. Unpaginated, colour illustrations, with index. Following the huge success of his authoritative railway atlas of London, Joe Brown has turned his attention to the railway network in and around Birmingham and the West Midlands. Lying in the heart of England, Birmingham is an important railway centre. Historically, Birmingham was the focus of Britain s first trunk railway from London to the North, which became the London & North Western Railway, and the Midland and Great Western Railways also soon extended their n... View more info

Image for Keepers: The Ancient Offices of Britain

Keepers: The Ancient Offices of Britain

By: Bruce, Alastair

Price: £170.00

Publisher: Julian Calder Publishing: 2013

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003249

ISBN: 0955325331

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover, some bumping to top corners but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition, signed by author and phtographer, pp 253, very high quality full page colour photographs, index, making of the book. The new edition of the classic book celebrating the ancient offices of Britain has been commissioned to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne. Upon her accession, 60 years ago, Queen Elizabeth II inherited the most ancient office in the land. At her Coronation, the serried ranks of the realm gathered around her together held most of the other gre... View more info

Image for Charles XII of Sweden: A Character and Two Poems with an Introduction by Eveline Cruickshanks.

Charles XII of Sweden: A Character and Two Poems with an Introduction by Eveline Cruickshanks.

By: Cruickshanks, Eveline.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Locks' Press: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 004440

ISBN: 0959485848

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in decorative paper over boards with title label on spine, with patterned endpapers and printed on Barcham Green's Chatham Vellum white flax hand made paper, in Fine condition. Signed by Editor and Printer, Limited edition of 40 [25], pp 27, frontispiece is two engravings by the editor. Effigies corporis &? animi Caroli XII sueciae regis /? a Polono nobili descripta =? A character of Charles XII of Sweden, by a Polish nobleman On the King of Sweden's defeat at Poltava + Supra stragem Regis Sueciae ad Pultavam An epistle to the King of Sweden, from a Lady of Great Britain (Susanna C... View more info

Image for History of Education in Great Britain

History of Education in Great Britain

By: Curtis, S.J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: University Tutorial Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006563

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, previous owners name and date on front endpaper, war economy paper, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, slightly faded spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp viii, 407, folding map showing Grammar School distribution in Yorkshire. View more info

Image for The Opium War 1840-1842.

The Opium War 1840-1842.

By: Fay, Peter Ward.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. 0807847143: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 2201

ISBN: 0807847143

Condition: Very Good


Card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp xxxi, 406, maps, appendix, sources, notes, index. The story of the war between Great Britain and China. S13. View more info

Image for GWR Branch Lines.

GWR Branch Lines.

By: Gammell, C. J.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007573

ISBN: 0860935213

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in cloth covers with gilt titles in Near Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Near Fine condition. First edition, with pp192, b&w illlustrations and maps. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Great Western Railway existed from 1833 until 1947 and was Britain's best-loved railway. Spreading from London to the West of England and Wales, much of the system served rural areas. Such routes epitomized the country branch line and the railway's well-kept trains, consisting of Brunswick gre... View more info

Image for Atlas of the Southern Railway.

Atlas of the Southern Railway.

By: Harman, Richard & Nichols, Gerry.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 007497

ISBN: 0711038295

Condition: As New


Large hardcover, size 28 x 22cm, in landscape style. As New, No dustwrapper, as issued. First edition. With pp 224, b&w maps. With attached bookmark. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Southern Railway was one of the 'Big Four' companies which constituted Britain's railways following the Grouping in 1923 until their nationalisation in 1948. It operated in the southern counties of England from Kent in the east across to Devon and Cornwall in the west, with major termini in London, but in the sou... View more info

Image for The Great Railway Conspiracy: The fall and rise of Britain's railways since the 1950s

The Great Railway Conspiracy: The fall and rise of Britain's railways since the 1950s

By: Henshaw, David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Leading Edge Press and Pub: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007121

ISBN: 0948135484

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, in Very Good condition. SIGNED COPY, with pp 288, b&w illustrations. Second edition. The fall and rise of Britain's railways since the 1950s. View more info

Image for Stalking Deer in Great Britain

Stalking Deer in Great Britain

By: Ian Alcock

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Swan Hill Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007217

ISBN: 1853102504

Condition: Fine


HArdcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with slightly faded spine but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 197, b&w illustrations in text, index. View more info

Image for Goats for Fibre: A Guide to Producing Mohair, Cashmere, and Cashgora in Great Britain

Goats for Fibre: A Guide to Producing Mohair, Cashmere, and Cashgora in Great Britain

By: James Morris; John Hepburn; Michael Wilkinson; Barbara Stark

Price: £12.00

Publisher: National Angora Stud: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005795

ISBN: 0951254308

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, slightly faded spine but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp x, 109, b&w illustrations and diagrams, colour plates, appendices, index. View more info

Image for Scotland: The Lowlands and the Borders (Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain) (v. 6)

Scotland: The Lowlands and the Borders (Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain) (v. 6)

By: John Thomas; Alan Patterson

Price: £16.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1984

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006817

ISBN: 0946537127

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp 325, b&w illustrations, folding map to rear, index. View more info

Image for British Independent Bus Companies since the 1970's.

British Independent Bus Companies since the 1970's.

By: Law, John.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Fonthill, 2012.: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2729

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. First edition, pp96, with colour illustrations. In the 1970s the main UK bus groups were the National Bus Company, the Scottish Bus Group, the Passenger Transport Executives and various council owned concerns. Today we have Stagecoach, First and Arriva, plus several smaller groups, with just a handful of councils still owning bus operations. Throughout these major changes to the bus industry, there have been hundreds of smaller independent bus companies running stage carriage services on the roads of the United Kingdom. In this book we look at these, from the small... View more info

Image for Gibraltar: Possesions

Gibraltar: Possesions

By: Martin, R Montgomaerie.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Gibraltar Books, 1998.: 1998

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 916

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition. Facsimile [1835], pp xiv, 112, notes, index. A detailed survey of the island of Gibraltar from the mid 1800s. S13. View more info

The Wirral Railway and Its Predecessors.

By: Maund, T.B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Lightmoor Press: 2009

Seller ID: 007491

ISBN: 1899889388

Condition: As New


Large hardback, 28 x 22cm, in black cloth covers, gilt titles, , As New, with dustwrapper, also As New. With pp240, b&w illustrations, diagrams, maps and index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Wirral peninsula, which forms the top north west corner of Cheshire and sits between the rivers Dee and Mersey, is almost an island and, in many respects, exhibits the characteristics of a region isolated from other influences. This was undoubtedly even more pronounced in times gone past and is a featu... View more info

Image for The Pictorial Flora; or British Botany Delineated, in 1500 Lithographic Drawings of all The Species of Flowering Plants Indigenous to Great Britain.

The Pictorial Flora; or British Botany Delineated, in 1500 Lithographic Drawings of all The Species of Flowering Plants Indigenous to Great Britain.

By: Miss Jackson.

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005397

Condition: Fine


Fine full leather binding with gilt ruling and flora on front and rear boards, spine with five raised bands, gilt titles on green label and gilt dentelles, doublures and all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Appears to have been professionally rebacked, some light rubbing to edges of rear board, and some small marks to front board but otherwise in Fine condition. Previous owners inscription on half title page (no title present) to Lucy C. Jackson from her husband dated 1849, unknown if this is related to the author. First edition, pp iv, plates unpaginated but illustrations individually number... View more info

Image for Land's End to John O' Groats Vol. 2: Across Scotland.

Land's End to John O' Groats Vol. 2: Across Scotland.

By: Philip, George.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: JGP, 2006. 0953640825: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3168

ISBN: 0953640825

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, previous owners blind stamp on fep and errata slip tipped in on inside cover, Fine condition. First edition, pp xv, 160, b&w photgraphs and maps. An account of George Philip's end to end journey of Great Britain (This is the second volume covering Scotland). SCARCE TITLE.S15. View more info

Image for Artistic and Picturesque Groups for the Embellishment of Landscape, in Series of Above One Thousand Subjects comprising the most Interesting Accessories to Ruraland Domestic Scenerey; Shipping and Craft; Rural Sports, Pastimes and Occupations; Naval, Military and Civil Employments; Implements of Trade, Commerce and Agriculture Etc. The Whole Forming an Encyclopaedia of Illustration of the Arts, Agriculture, Manufactures &c., of Great Britain. Microcosm.

Artistic and Picturesque Groups for the Embellishment of Landscape, in Series of Above One Thousand Subjects comprising the most Interesting Accessories to Ruraland Domestic Scenerey; Shipping and Craft; Rural Sports, Pastimes and Occupations; Naval, Military and Civil Employments; Implements of Trade, Commerce and Agriculture Etc. The Whole Forming an Encyclopaedia of Illustration of the Arts, Agriculture, Manufactures &c., of Great Britain. Microcosm.

By: Pyne, W.H.; Hill, J.

Price: £750.00

Publisher: R. Ackermann: 1817

Seller ID: 007474

Condition: Very Good


Large (35x30cm) half leather binding with marbled paper over boards, five raised bands to spine, gilt titles to spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, some light shelfwear, light foxing throughout but otherwise in Very Good condition. Dated 1817 on title page and spine however some plates dated 1823 and 1824, 77 tinted engraved plates including frontis. 77 Plates: Tanning Pl.1, Army Pl.1, No.1, Inland Navigation Pl.14, No.11, Mills Pl.1, Camp Scenes Pl.5, Gleaners Pl.6, No. 2, Iron Foundry Pl. 6, No. 2, Masonry Pl.7 No.2, Pl.49 No.13, Misc Pl.5, Pl.52, Mowers Pl.9, Pottery and Leather Dres... View more info

Image for Trawling: The Rise and Fall of the British Trawl Fishery.

Trawling: The Rise and Fall of the British Trawl Fishery.

By: Robb Robinson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: University of Exeter Press: 1998

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005760

ISBN: 0859896285

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some minor shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First paperback edition, pp 280, b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. A distinct branch of the multi-faceted fishing industry, trawling dates back at least to the 1370s when attempts were made to prohibit the use of a primitive trawling device, the 'wondyrychoun' on the Thames. But it was not until the late 18th century that the beam trawl was deployed to any great extent, the fishermen of Barking and Brixham claiming credit for pioneering the technique. Thereafter, particularly from the 1840s, traw... View more info