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Henry James Letters: Volume I, 1843-75
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Henry James Letters: Volume I, 1843-75

By James, Henry and edited by Leon Edel.

London: Macmillan,. Hardback. 493pp. Black and white frontis and 13 further plates. Red boards with gilt titles to spine. Dust wrapper is somewhat rubbed to the lower edge. Very good copy in good+ dust wrapper . Hardcover. 1974.

$12.77

The Haunted Study: Social History of the English Novel, 1876-1914
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The Haunted Study: Social History of the English Novel, 1876-1914

By Keating, Peter

London: Fontana,. Paperback. 533pp. Deals with the nature of writers and readers as well as with the literary history. Pages lightly tanned. Externally faded and rubbed. Binding is sound. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1991.

$6.39

And Miss Carter Wore Pink: Scenes from an Edwardian Childhood

By Bradley, Helen

London: Jonathan Cape,. Hardback. Landscape format. 31pp. Lovely near-full page painting showing early twentieth century Lancashire. The artist reminiscences about her childhood in Lees. Clean and neat. Near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 1973.

$10.22

Victorian and Edwardian Suffolk from old Photographs

By Harrison, Colin

London: B.T. Batsford,. Unpaginated. 170 photographs of people and places in Suffolk. Introduction and commentary by Colin Harrison. Lightly rubbed. Dw is rubbed with some slight rolling to top edge. Very good copy in Good+ dw. . Hardcover. 1973.

$6.39

Pictures from the Past: Northern Life
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Pictures from the Past: Northern Life

By Atkinson, Frank

London: Haynes Publishing,. Paperback. 96pp. Photographic social history of Lancashire, Yorkshire, Co Durham, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Northumberland, mainly covering the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Domestic, work and recreational scenes with commentary. Hint of a crease to the front otherwise clean, bright and neat. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1998.

$3.83

Lydia's impatient Sisters : A Feminist Social History of Early  Christianity
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Lydia's impatient Sisters : A Feminist Social History of Early Christianity

By Schottroff, Luise

London: SCM,. Paperback. 298pp. What did it meant for women to become Christian during the formative years of Christianity? What implications did this have for women in their relationships, in everyday life, and in their view of the future? A feminist re-assessment of women, though sociology and social history, in the first century of Christianity, the New Testament and the Early Church. Some uneven sunning especially to the spine. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1995.

$6.39

Medieval People

By Power, Eileen

London: Methuen,. Paperback. 210pp. Lightly rubbed to edges. Binding is tanned. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. Reprint. 1970.

$1.92

Three Centuries of Mission: The United Society for the Propagation of the  Gospel, 1701-2000
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Three Centuries of Mission: The United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1701-2000

By O'Connor, Daniel

London: Continuum,. Paperback. 448pp. A study of the history of Anglican missionaries. Colour frontis. A few pen notes to blank page at end of book. Light reading wear. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 2000.

$6.39

Life in Classical Athens

By Webster, T. B. L.

London: Book Club Associates,. Hardback. 192pp. Black and white frontis and further integral drawings, maps and photographs throughout. Drawings by Eva Wilson. Lightest of edge wear. Near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. . Hardcover. Book Club. 1978.

$3.83

Literature in the Market Place
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Literature in the Market Place

By Gedin, Per

London: Faber and Faber,. Paperback. 256pp. Covers the book market and the nature of the reading public in the UK, Denmark Norway and Finalnd and has several chapters entirely on the Swedish book market. Translated by George Bisset. Heavily sunned to spine and unevenly sunned to font and back. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1982.

$2.55

Modern Indian Poetry in English
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Modern Indian Poetry in English

By King, Bruce (editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press,. Hardback. 301pp. A comprehensive overview of Indian poetry covering poets, books, poetry journals, publishing, the readership of Indian English language poetry and the literary marketplace. Lightly bumped to spine ends. Somewhat rubbed. Good+, sound copy in like dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 1989.

$11.50

Lydia's impatient Sisters : A Feminist Social History of Early  Christianity
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Lydia's impatient Sisters : A Feminist Social History of Early Christianity

By Schottroff, Luise

London: SCM,. Paperback. 298pp. What did it meant for women to become Christian during the formative years of Christianity? What implications did this have for women in their relationships, in everyday life, and in their view of the future? A feminist reassessment of women, though sociology and social history, in the first century of Christianity, the New Testament and the Early Church. A little rubbed and very slight dusty to edges. Pages lightly tanned. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1995.

$10.86

No Place Like Home: Britain's Housing Tragedy
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No Place Like Home: Britain's Housing Tragedy

By Allaun, Frank

London: Andre Deutsch,. Paperback. 208pp. Slightly rubbed and a little browned and dusty. Text is clean and binding is sound. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1972.

$1.92

A History Little Known: Four Centuries of Education in Shropshire

By Turnock, John

John Turnock,. Hardback. 304pp. Focuses on the village of Worfield from Worfield Grammar School to the current Worfield Endowed Church of England (Aided) Primary School. Illustrated throughout with plans, photographs and documents pertaining to Worfield, the history of education, or the current school. Wide ranging useful appendices Light rubbing, hint of rolling to very top edge of dust wrapper. Very clean and bright. Near fine copy in near fine dw. . Hardcover. 1996.

$5.11

A History Little Known: Four Centuries of Education in Shropshire

By Turnock, John

John Turnock,. Hardback. 304pp. Focuses on the village of Worfield from Worfield Grammar School to the current Worfield Endowed Church of England (Aided) Primary School. Illustrated throughout with plans, photographs and documents pertaining to Worfield, the history of education, or the current school. Wide ranging useful appendices Hint of bumping to corners. Very clean and bright. Near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 1996.

$5.11

History of the British League of Unitarian and other Liberal Christian Women

By Mitchell, Marjory G.

London: The British League of Unitarian and other Liberal Christian Women.. Pamphlet. 47pp. Covers the first 50 years of the organisation 1908-1958. Pale orange stiffened card binding with flaps. Slight sunned to ward spine. Very lightly rubbed. Very good+ copy. . Paperback.

$6.39

Ordinary People : Why Women Become Feminists

By Jones, Derek (editor)

London: Channel 4,. Paperback. 32pp. A4 size stapled, illustrated booklet published to accompany a television series. Covers law, education, art, work and politics with case studies of 3 or so women who are involved or have been helped by initiatives in each area. General resources section. Slightly rubbed with tiny creases to corners. Clean and bright. Very good copy. . Pamphlet. 1990.

$5.11

The Much-Lamented Death of Madam Geneva The Eighteenth-Century Gin Craze
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The Much-Lamented Death of Madam Geneva The Eighteenth-Century Gin Craze

By Dillon, Patrick

London: Review,. Hardback. 354pp. A lively account of the the gin problems of eighteenth century London. Maps to endpapers. Small number of black and white plates. Indexed. Very clean and neat with a hint of storage wear to edges. Very good copy in like dust wrapper . Hardback. 2002.

$11.50

Ann the Word The Story of Ann Lee, Female Messiah, Mother of the Shakers,  the Woman Clothed with the Sun
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Ann the Word The Story of Ann Lee, Female Messiah, Mother of the Shakers, the Woman Clothed with the Sun

By Francis, Richard

London: Fourth Estate,. Paperback. 7.5'' x 5'', 388pp. Biography of the eighteenth century British mystic who began the movement known as the 'Shakers'. Describes her travels from working class Lancashire to leading a religious sect in New England. Provides a fascinating social history of both eighteenth century Manchester and New England as the backdrop to Ann's life. Small number of integral black and white illustrations and maps. Bibliography. Index. Near fine, bright copy. . Paperback. 2000.

$7.66