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image of They Saw It Happen  -  An Anthology of Eye-witnesses' Accounts of Events in British History 1485-1688

They Saw It Happen - An Anthology of Eye-witnesses' Accounts of Events in British History 1485-1688

by Routh, C.R.N.

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Published
1965
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Near Fine
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Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1965. A near Fine unmarked copy with Very Good dustjacket which is price clipped. 220 pages. Family tree of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York endpapers. An anthology of historical events in Tudor and Stuart timesdescribed by men and women who were eye witnesses of those events. 87 accounts in all of great variety with a… Read more
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1066 The Year of the Conquest

by Howarth, David

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Published
1977
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9780880290142
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Dorset Press, 1977. A Fine unmarked copy in a near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 207 pages. 1 map. Illustrated chapter headings. Everyone knows 1066 as the date of the Norman invasion and conquest of England. But how many can place that event in the context of the entire dramatic year in which it took place? From the… Read more
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Children of the Great Country Houses

by Hartcup, Adeline

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Goldring Books
Published
1982
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Near Fine
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First
ISBN
9780283988264
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London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1982. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 220 pages. 33 illustrations. 'I shall not be sorry when you come to keep the boys in order, for they have neither the respect of children, nor the good breeding of gentlemen, particularly Johnny, who talks of bad French novels… Read more
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image of Charterhouse  -  A 400th Anniversary Portrait  -  1611 - 2011

Charterhouse - A 400th Anniversary Portrait - 1611 - 2011

by Zillekens, Ernst

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Fine
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First
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London: Third Millennium A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. A large format volume of 208 pages on glossy paper prolifically illustrated throughout. The book has been supported by the generosity of the Governing Body and numerous subscribers, particularly former pupils. The book presents a personal overview of the School's history through the eyes of former… Read more
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Charterhouse - A History of the School

by Quick, Anthony

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Goldring Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780907383208
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$35.74

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London: James and James, 1990. A Fine unmarked copy (apart from a small inscription written on the small erratum slip) with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 172 pages on glossy paper with 14 colour plates. The founder of Charterhouse was a successful entrepreneur who had flourished in the open and competitive society of Tudor England. Such robustness… Read more
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A Geography of 19th Century Britain

by Perry, P.J.

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Published
1975
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9780713430219
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London: B.T. Batsford, 1975. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 187 pages. 28 plates and 35 figures and maps. In 1800 British society was dominated politically, economically and socially by the landed interest: by 1900 Britain's worldwide commercial and industrial supremacy was already being challenged by such vigorous rivals as Germany and… Read more
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image of Scotland  -  History of a Nation     (Revised Edition)

Scotland - History of a Nation (Revised Edition)

by Ross, David

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Goldring Books
Published
2005
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Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780947782580
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$10.01

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Edinburgh: Lomond Books, 2005. A Fine unmarked copy. 384 pages. Illustrations in the text. A thousand years ago Scotland was one of the first medieval European kingdoms. This immensely readable history charts the long, painful, sometimes tragic, often inspiring process that has formed Scotland today. A special and unique feature of the book are the 'windows' in the text which… Read more
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Telford - A Pictorial History

by Evans, George and Briscoe, Ron

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Goldring Books
Published
1995
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780850339550
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Chichester, Sussex: Phillimore, 1995. A near Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which is price clipped. Telford may be a new town, but it also contains a World Heritage Site. The book tells the story, in words and pictures, of the many towns and villages that were included in the newly created Telford, most of them of great antiquity,… Read more
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Memories of Leicestershire

by England, Steve

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Goldring Books
Published
2003
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781904038207
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Leicester: Leicester Mercury, 2003. A Fine unmarked copy. 144 pages. The book is a pictorial walk through the streets and changing scenes of the county, evoking fond reminiscences of the past. Taken from the archives of the Leicester Mercury, the photographs contained in the book provide reminders of landmarks long since demolished, of streets familiar even today and moments in… Read more
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The Adventure of English - 500 AD to 2000 - The Biography of a Language

by Bragg, Melvyn

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Published
2003
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340829912
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2003. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First edition, first printing. xii + 354 pages. 55 illustrations. In the book Melvyn Bragg shows us the remarkable story of the English language; from its beginnings as a minor guttural Germanic dialect to its position today as a truly established global… Read more
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image of The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood  -  The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King's Secret Agent

The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood - The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King's Secret Agent

by Hutchinson, Robert and Martelli, George

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Published
2015
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New
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First
ISBN
9780297870180
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$25.73

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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2015. A New unread copy in new dustjacket. xxvi + 341 pages. 13 illustrations. First Edition, First Printing. One morning in May 1671, a man disguised as a parson daringly attempted to seize the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London. Somehow, he managed to escape with the crown and regalia before being… Read more
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image of Georgian Summer  -  Bath in the Eighteenth Century

Georgian Summer - Bath in the Eighteenth Century

by Gadd, David

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Goldring Books
Published
1971
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780239000835
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Bath: Adams and Dart, 1971. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xi + 195 pages. 61 illustrations. When Samuel Pepys visited Bath in 1668 the city consisted of no more than 250 houses with a population of less than 1200, and was renowned as much for its innumerable and importunate beggars… Read more
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The Prince and the Pretender - A Study in the Writing of History

by Youngson, .J.

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Goldring Books
Published
1985
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780709929123
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London: Croom Helm, 1985. A near Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. There is a D marked to rear pastedown, signifying 'damaged' but the only damage which can be detected is an imperfection to the front pastedown. 270 pages. The author is one of the foremost Scottish historians to have emerged since the Second World War. In this book… Read more
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Restoration England

by Bryant, Sir Arthur

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Published
1961
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Very Good
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London: Collins, 1961. A Very Good+ unmarked copy which has a decorative bookplate to front pastedown and a little light foxing to closed edges with Very Good+ dustjacket which is not price clipped. 192 pages. 11 illustrations. First published as 'The England of Charles II' in 1934 and revised by the author in 1960. An indispensable companion to… Read more
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Black and British

by Bygott, David W.

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Goldring Books
Published
1996
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Fine
ISBN
9780199133055
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. A Fine unmarked copy. 80 pages. Illustrated throughout. Black and British is the moving account of the history of the Afro-Caribbean community in the United Kingdom. It describes the struggle for freedom and dignity, both in the Caribbean and in Britain; it looks at the achievements of individuals, past and present; and it looks… Read more
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image of By Appontment  -  150 Years of the Royal Warrant and Its Holders

By Appontment - 150 Years of the Royal Warrant and Its Holders

by Heald, Tim (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780356170992
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London: Queen Anne Press, 1989. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 335 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. The Royal Warrant Holders number over 850 companies who are allowed to display the Royal Arms with the words 'By Appointment'. Since 1840 they have had an active association and this wonderfully illustrated volume celebrates their… Read more
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Pictures from the Past - London Past

by Weightman, Gavin and Birkhead, Mike

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Goldring Books
Published
1995
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Fine
ISBN
9781856481304
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$7.15

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Wiltshire: Select Editions, 1995. A Fine unmarked copy. 96 pages of period photographs from the Hulton Picture company, Europe's largest photographic archive. Features: London People; The Heart of the Empire; Shopping; Markets; Streets; Transport; The Thames. 171. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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image of Family Life in the Seventeenth Century  -  The Verneys of Claydon House

Family Life in the Seventeenth Century - The Verneys of Claydon House

by Slater, Miriam

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Goldring Books
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780710094773
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London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1984. A Fine unmarked copy with no inscriptions with Fine dustjacket whic is price clipped. x + 209 pages. Genealogical chart. In this pioneering study of the Verney family, Professor Slater shows how a family of country gentry lived and behaved in a time of political and social crisis. Most of their… Read more
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image of I'll Be Hanged  - A Saga of Sudden Death in and Around Old Berkshire

I'll Be Hanged - A Saga of Sudden Death in and Around Old Berkshire

by Long, Roger

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Goldring Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780860234852
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Buckingham: Barracuda, 1991. SIGNED BY AUTHOR with dedication half title page. A Fine unmarked copy. 144 pages. Photograph illustrations throughout. A chilling roll of dreadful deeds brings together the Frimley youth bludgeoned to death at Bracknell Fair, the Cookham farmer shot on his way back from market, the decapitated Wantage landlady, the Reading basketmaker who put… Read more
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image of Edwardians  -  London Life and Letters 1901-1914

Edwardians - London Life and Letters 1901-1914

by Paterson, John

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Goldring Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781566631013
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Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1996. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 330 pages. Henry James was disconsolate. On the eve of September 22, 1901, he had left the Reform Club, his London retreat, and had witnessed at once on a billboard the terrible tidings, 'Death of the Queen'. Not many days later, he… Read more
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