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Tradition and Innovation in English Retailing, 1700 to 1850: Narratives of Consumption
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Tradition and Innovation in English Retailing, 1700 to 1850: Narratives of Consumption

By Mitchell, Ian

Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. Provides a rich and varied picture of consumption and retailing in provincial England during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; in as new condition; pp xvi, 223 . Hardcover. As New.

$101.82

Refugees of the French Revolution: Emigres in London, 1789-1802

By Carpenter, Kirsty

Basingstoke: Palgrave, 1999. Puts a human face on the victims of revolutionary legislation; softcover reprint of the hardcover 1st edition 1999, in as new condition; pp xxvii, 259. Soft Cover. As New.

$76.96

The Rise of the Irish Working Class: The Dublin Trade Union Movement and Labour Leadership 1890-1914

By Keogh, Dermot

Belfast: Appletree Press, 1982. Exploration of the development and general state of the Irish labour movement before, as well as after, their arrival on the Dublin scene; in overall very good condition, clean green leather-look boards with white lettering to spine, pages very lightly tanned, text clear and unmarked; some signs of handling to d/j, no nicks/tears; pp viii, 276. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$21.29

Literature and the Social Order in Eighteenth-Century England

By Copley, Stephen (ed)

London: Croom Helm, 1984. Fascinating anthology of eighteenth century writing about contemporary society; although there is a little scuffing to cover edges/sun-fading to spine, this is still a very good working copy with bright unmarked text and uncreased spine; pp 202. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$3.97

Liverpool 1660-1750: People. Prosperity and Power
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Liverpool 1660-1750: People. Prosperity and Power

By Ascott, Diana E, Lewis, Fiona and Power, Michael

Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2006. Charts the history of a city unique in the rate of its commercial development from the late seventeenth century; both book and d/j in overall fine condition; pp xii, 244. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

$52.90

The Scottish Linen Industry in the Eighteenth Century

By Durie, Alastair J

Edinburgh: John Donald, 1978. Exploration of how and why the linen industry grew during the eighteenth century, and an assessment of both the role of the Board of Trustees for Fisheries and Manufactures, and the contribution of private enterprise in the British Linen Company; book in overall very good condition, clean brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, text bright and unmarked; d/j has sun-fading to spine/surrounding edges; pp xv, 180. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

$31.87

The Jacobite Song: Political Myth and National Identity

By Donaldson, William

Aberdeen University Press/Pergamon, 1988. Examination of how the rapid and profound change in the identity of Scotland during the later eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries came aboutt; book in overall very good condition, clean olive green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, text clear and unmarked text; d/j has sun-fading to spine/two strips on front cover; pp x, 165 . Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

$15.60

The Transformation of England: Essays in the Economic and Social History of England in the Eighteenth Century
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The Transformation of England: Essays in the Economic and Social History of England in the Eighteenth Century

By Mathias, Peter

London: Methuen, 1979. Focuses on the creation, in late eighteenth-century England, of the industrial system, and thereby the present world; some scuffs to dark green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, text bright and unmarked; no d/j; still a very good working copy; pp x, 324. First Edition. Cloth on Board. Very Good.

$4.63

Enlightened Despotism

By Hartung, Fritz

London: The Historical Association, 1957. General Series Pamphlet no 36; stapled pamphlet; pp 32. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$1.85

Slaveholders in Jamaica: Colonial Society and Culture During the Era of Abolition

By Petley, Christer

London: Pickering & Chatto, 2009. Sheds new light on the lives of British West Indian slaveholders and their efforts to defend and justify an institution that has cast a dark and enduring shadow over modern notions of race, cultural authority and freedom; signs of handling to glossy hardcovers, but book unread; pp xi, 211. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

$67.44

English Literature in History: 1780-1830 Pastoral and Politics

By Sales, Roger

London: Hutchinson, 1983. Original and provocative study of the literature of the Romantic period; some scuffs to cover edges, two very light creases to spine, name to fep, text bright and unmarked; acceptable working copy; pp 247. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair.

$2.64

Zinzendorf the Ecumenical Pioneer: A Study in the Moravian Contribution to Christian Mission and Unity

By Lewis, A J

London: SCM Press, 1962. Lucid, readable account in English of the Moravian movement in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; clean blue marbled cloth boards, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, some scattered foxing to page extremities only, pages very lightly tanned, actual text clear and unmarked; d/j scuffed at edges; acceptable working copy; pp 208. First Edition. Cloth on Board. Fair/Fair.

$15.87

Companion to the Industrial Revolution
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Companion to the Industrial Revolution

By Lines, Clifford

New York: Facts on File, 1991. With over one thousand entries providing comprehensive A-Z coverage of one of history's most dynamic and transitional period; both book and d/j in overall very good condition; pp x, 262. Cloth on Board. Very Good/Very Good.

$2.91

Society and Literature in England 1700-60

By Speck, W A

Humanities Press, 1983. Study of Augustan literature highlighting how creative writing can be a legitimate source for the historian; book in overall very good condition, clean black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, text clear and unmarked; d/j has sun-fading to spine/edges of rear; pp ix, 228. First Edition. Cloth on Board. Very Good/Very Good.

$8.60

Great Britain: The Lion at Home, A Documentary History of Domestic Policy 1689-1973 Volume I

By Wiener, Joel H (ed)

Chelsea House Publishers, 1983. Paints a vivid picture of three centuries of change in the British Isles; covers scuffed at edges, name to top of fep, text bright and unmarked and spine uncreased; still a good working copy; pp vi, 389. Reprint. Soft Cover. Good.

$3.44

Centuries of Female Days: Englishwomen's Private Diaries

By Blodgett, Harriet

New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1988. Fascinating collection of writings from Englishwomen's private diaries written between 1599 and 1939; scuffs to front cover corners, text clear and unmarked and spine uncreased; very good working copy; pp xiv, 331. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$5.95

Cobbett in His Times

By Schweizer, Karl W and Osborne, John W

Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1990. Close examination of Cobbett's writing and its influence on public opinion and high government ; book in overall very good condition, clean black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, text clear and unmarked; no d/j; pp viii, 179. First Edition. Cloth on Board. Very Good.

$5.29

Women's Work: The English Experience 1650-1914
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Women's Work: The English Experience 1650-1914

By Sharpe, Pamela (ed)

London: Arnold, 1998. Collection of formative articles in our thinking about women's work in English history for both the early modern and modern periods; bookplate to fep, else as new; pp xii, 368. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$5.95

Committees for Repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts: Minutes 1786-90 and 1827-8

By Davis, Thomas W

London: London Record Society, 1978. Minutes of two London committees of Protestant Dissenters that sought repeal of the Corporation and Test Acts; some slight scuffing to navy blue cloth boards, text bright and unmarked; very good working copy; no d/j; pp xxvi, 126. Cloth on Board. Very Good.

$3.97

The French Revolution as Seen By Madame Tussaud Witness Extraordinary

By Chapman, Pauline

London: Quiller Press, 1989. Uses the sharp observations of a gifted young woman, Marie Grosholtz (later the famous Madame Tussaud) who was both onlooker as well as participant from the first stirrings of revolt to the bloody culmination of the Terror; bookplate to fep, text bright and unmarked; pp 193; NB: THIS IS THE HARDCOVER EDITION WITH THE SAME ISBN. First Edition. Cloth on Board. Very Good/Very Good.

$5.03

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