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Taxatio Ecclesiastica Angliae et Walliae Auctoritate P. Nicholai IV Circa A.D.1291

By: N/A

Price: £146.55

Publisher: Printed By Command of His Majesty King George III, London: 1802

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11753

Condition: Very Good


Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Full Leather maroon binding with gilt bands and titles to spine, front & back cover gilt decorations, marbled endpapers, gilt page edges. Book Condition Very Good, spine ends worn corners bumped, leather a little worn at edge. end paper & title page foxed, pages slightly toned, occasional spotting 448 pages. For nearly 250 years virtually all ecclesiastical taxation of England and Wales was based on this extremely thorough and detailed assessment. It is a unique source for the medieval period: no other complete survey of its kind survives for any... View more info

The British Chronologist; Comprehending Every Material Occurrence, Ecclesiastical, Civil, or Military, Relative to England and Wales, from the Invasion of the Romans: Volume One.

By: N/A

Price: £40.90

Publisher: London, Printed For J. Lackington, No 46 & 47, in Chiswell-Street: 1789

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 13463

Condition: Very Good


1789 Second Edition. Volume one of three only. Size Octavo, 8.5" x 5", 492 pages. Grey cloth cover, a later binding, with new endpapers. Condition very good, the later cloth binding is sound slightly rubbed at corners, slight shelf and handling wear, else fine, new endpapers, title and preface pages creased at edges, title slightly dust marked, other than this the pages are clean throughout, toning but no foxing. Covers the period from 55 AD, Roman Government until 1714 in the reign of Queen Anne. View more info

Victoria Her Life and Reign

By: Alfred E. Knight

Price: £13.64

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Co Ltd.: 1897

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 11531

Condition: Very Good


S. W. Partridge & Co, London, 1897. Cloth. Book condition very good light rubbing to spine, pages slightly browned. Gilt embossed front board of Windsor castle, frontispiece portrait. Victoria Her Life and Reign - An illustrated biography of The Queen from the year 1819 to the present time 1897 View more info

Decade 1931 - 1941 a Commemorative Anthology

By: ALLEN (Frederick Lewis) et al

Price: £6.48

Publisher: Bristol, Hamish Hamilton: 1942

Seller ID: 00158

Condition: Very Good


Size 5.6" x 8.6" tall,yellow/orange cloth bound board with fading to spine and slight edgewear to spine,silver stamped motif to front and title to spine,plain pastedowns and endpapers,907 pages with illustrations to last few pages,all pages clean and clear,slightly marked page ends. View more info

Tales from the South China Seas. Signed By Charles Allen

By: Allen, Charles, Edited.

Price: £34.46

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch. British Broadcasting Corporation: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10638

Condition: Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by Charles Allen with a personal message to John and Mary Mills "To Johnnie & Mary with love and great thanks Allen September 1983" Size 9½" x 6¼" 240 pages including index. Burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, slightly grubby, else fine, not price clipped. Images of the British in South-East Asia in the Twentieth Century. With photographs, and an introduction by Sjovald Cunyngham-Brown. Illustrated with drawings and b/w photographs, pictorial... View more info

Scotia Rediviva: A Collection of Tracts Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of Scotland.

By: Anonymous

Price: £74.98

Publisher: Edinburgh, Robert Buchanan: 1826

Seller ID: 11433

Condition: Near Fine


Size 9" x 6", 495 pages. Burgundy leather and marbled boards with gilt titles on black label on the spine and 5 raised bands, rough cut page edges. Condition very good/near fine, the rough cut page edges are a little brown with age else the contents are very clean. Contains Articles: I - Hay's Vindication of Elizabeth More (Queen of Robert II) and her Children. Edinburgh 1723; II - Gordon's Dissertation concerning the Marriage of Robert II with Elizabeth More. Edinburgh 1759; III - Waddel's Remarks on Innes' Critical Essay on the Ancient Inhabitants of Scotland. Edinburgh 1733; IV - Cu... View more info

The Life and Times of Victoria. Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India, etc.

By: Anonymous. By the Author of "Grace Darling"

Price: £12.39

Publisher: London and Newcastle-on-Tyne, The Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd:

Seller ID: 10302

Condition: Very Good


Not dated. Size 8¼" x 5¾" 439 pages plus 18 pages of publisher's advertisements. Blue pictorial cloth covered boards. Flower design in red/orange on front cover with gilt title panel, design and titles repeated on spine. Gilt page edges. Frontispiece portrait photograph of Queen Victoria, thiry five illustrations in all. Condition very good, slight rubbing to spine extremities only, contents clean and complete binding intact. View more info

The Authentic Pictorial Record of King George VI

By: Arthur Groom

Price: £6.48

Publisher: Pitkins/daily Graphic: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00160

Condition: Fine


First edition,size 7" x 9.2" tall,96 pages of silky art paper with over a 100 black and white photo's,all pages clean and clear with no marks,pastedowns and endpapers have slight foxing,red and black mottled cover with title and crown motif stamped in gold. Spine ends rubbed, small tear top of spine. View more info

The Life of the Right Honourable William Ewart Gladstone, M.p., D.C.L. Etc. - 6 Volumes

By: Barnett Smith, George

Price: £57.94

Publisher: London, Paris & Melbourne, Publisher: Cassell & Company, Limited:

Edition: Subscription only copy

Seller ID: 10119

Condition: Fine


6 volumes in elaborately decorated dark brown cloth. Front cover with gilt griffin and coat of arms with the motto "Fide et Virtute" (by fidelity and valour) Borders and corners ornately stamped with a black foliar pattern, the same frames also to back covers, stamped lettering and decoration in black & gilt to spines also. All page edges are gilt. Profusely illustrated throughout. No date, circa 1891, the books cover Gladstone's life up to 1890. Each Volume has a beautiful full page frontispiece with tissue guard, different in each volume, opposite handsome title page printed in red a... View more info

The Darbys and the Ironbridge Gorge

By: Bracegirdle, Brian; Miles, Patricia Helen

Price: £8.10

Publisher: David & Charles: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12237

ISBN: 0715364553

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, maps on endpapers, Illustrated by photographs. Spine ends slightly rubbed, else fine, A beautiful, unread copy. 112pp all in fine condition. Dust Jacket Condition, top of spine creased, else fine, Not price clipped. Great Engineers & Thier Works. View more info

The History of the British Army

By: Brigadier Peter Young and Lt-Col. J. P. Lawford, Edited By

Price: £9.72

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10379

Condition: Very Good


Size 11¼" x 9" 304 pages including index. Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Lovely pictorial dustjacket. Book condition very good, corners and spine ends slightly rubbed else fine, contents fine, very clean. Dustjacket condition very good, price clipped, tiny nick at top of spine and top edge a little bent, spine slightly sunned else fine. Traces the history of the British army from the early seventeenth century to present times illustrated with 16 pages in colour and 200 black and white photographs and maps View more info

The Age of Elegance. 1812 - 1822.

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10360

Condition: Near Fine


Pale yellow cloth covered boards with gilt titles on black leather panel on the spine. Top page edge burgundy. Beige pictorial dustjacket. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers - maps. Further Maps in the book. Size 7½" x 5" 439 pages including index. Book condition near fine, jacket condition very good / near fine, a tiny bit grubby, tiny bit of rubbing to bottom edge of spine, not clipped. View more info

Samuel Pepys. The Saviour of the Navy.

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10882

Condition: Near Fine


Size 7½" x 4¾", 309 pages including index. Cream cloth covered boards with gilt titles on a brown panel on the spine, top page edge burgundy, illustrated dustjacket. Book condition near fine, corners and edges slightly rubbed else fine. Dustjacket condition very good, top edge a little rubbed, spine edges rubbed, spine slightly faded, else fine, not price clipped, price 15s. View more info

Oliver Cromwell

By: Buchan, John

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1941

Seller ID: 10288

Condition: Fair


Size 7.5" x 5". Frontispiece portrait of Oliver Cromwell. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles on black leather panel on spine. Condition fair, cover and spine rather grubby but contents clean, intact and complete 459 pages. View more info

Historical Record of the Thirty-First, or, the Huntingdonshire Regiment of Foot; Containing an Account of the Formation of the Regiment in 1702, and of its Subsequent Services to 1850: to which is appended, an Account of the Services of the Marine Corps,

By: Cannon, Richard Esq.

Price: £112.46

Publisher: London, London: Parker, Furnivall & Parker,: 1850

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10504

Condition: Near Fine


Full Title: Historical Record of the Thirty-First, or, the Huntingdonshire Regiment of Foot; Containing an Account of the Formation of the Regiment in 1702, and of its Subsequent Services to 1850: to which is appended, an Account of the Services of the Marine Corps, from 1664 to 1748... 1850, 2 parts in 1. Red textured cloth covered boards with blind stamped frame on the front and back covers with ornate stamped corner motifs. The front cover also has gilt titles in the centre. With gilt title "31st Foot" on the spine, light yellow pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition Near Fine, th... View more info

The Unrelenting Struggle. War Speeches By the Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill C.H., M.P.

By: Compiled by Charles Eade

Price: £14.31

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company Ltd.: 1943

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 014629

Condition: Very Good


Size 8.75" x 5.5", 349 pages. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spots to page edges, prelims and ends else contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, rubbing to folds, fraying to edges, tiny pieces missing at top and bottom of spine, spine slightly faded, not price clipped, price 12s. 6d. net. With frontispiece photograph of Winston Churchill, with five half-tone plates. View more info

Onwards to Victory. War Speeches By the Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill C.H., M.P.

By: Compiled by Charles Eade

Price: £14.40

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company Ltd.: 1945

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 014630

Condition: Very Good


1945 Second Edition. Size 8.75" x 5.5", 278 pages. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, a few spots to page edges, prelims and ends else contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, slight rubbing to folds and edges, not price clipped, price 12s. 6d. net. With frontispiece photograph of Winston Churchill, with five half-tone plates. View more info

The Dawn of liberation. War Speeches By the Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill C.H., M.P.

By: Compiled by Charles Eade

Price: £19.80

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company Ltd.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014631

Condition: Very Good


1945 First Edition. Size 8.75" x 5.5", 278 pages. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, a few spots to page edges, prelims and ends, owner's name in pencil to front end-paper else contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, slight rubbing to folds and edges, not price clipped, price 12'6 net. With frontispiece photograph of Winston Churchill. View more info

Into Battle Speeches By the Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill C.H., M.P. War Speeches

By: Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill M.P.

Price: £14.31

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company Ltd.: 1941

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 11115

Condition: Very Good


Size 8¾" x 5½", 313 pages. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spots to page edges, prelims and ends else contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, rubbing to folds, fraying to edges, small pieces missing at top and bottom of spine, a little grubby and faded, not price clipped, price 8s. 6d. net. A wonderful book, published in 1941 while the war still raged, containing all of Winston Churchill's War speeches from Munich against the appeasers to November 9 1940 "We will never cease to strike" delive... View more info

Into Battle. Speeches By the Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill C.H., M.P. War Speeches

By: Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill M.P.

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company Ltd.: 1945

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 014628

Condition: Very Good


Size 8¾" x 5½", 313 pages. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition very good, corners sl. rubbed, a light pencil gift inscription to front end-paper else contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, sl. rubbing to folds, and edges, spine slightly faded, not price clipped, price 12'6 net. A wonderful book, first published in 1941 while the war still raged, containing all of Winston Churchill's War speeches from Munich against the appeasers to November 9 1940 "We will never cease to strike" delivered just after the end of the Battle of Britain... View more info