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Insurrection in Wales. The Rebellion of the Welsh led by Owen Glyn Dwr (Glendower) against the English Crown in 1400.

By: ALLDAY, D. Helen.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Lavenham: Terence Dalton Limited, 1981. 0861380010:

Seller ID: 43226


1st edition. "Owen Gly Dwr (Glendower) could claim descent from the princely rulers of Northern Powys and from the royal rulers of Dinefwr in South Wales; educated in England he had fought beside the English in Scotland. But when the fires of rebellion finally ignited and he was proclaimed Prince of Wales by the assembled patriots he accepted the role as his hereditary right..." Pp.xii/182, frontispiece map + 38 black & white illustrations, maps to endpapers. White clot... View more info

The Oaken Heart.

By: ALLINGHAM, Margery.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1941.:

Seller ID: 39075


1st edition. "In 1941 she published The Oaken Heart, based on letters written to American friends and shaped into a book at the suggestion of Doubleday, her American publisher. Under a light disguise of fiction, it records the life of D'Arcy House and its neighbourhood as they adapted to war and the threat of invasion. The book was intended to stir America into joining the Allies in the fight against Germany."(MargeryAllinghamorg). Pp.276, owner's name to front f... View more info

The Register of the George Cross. (Revised edition).

By: ANON.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Exeter: BPCC Wheatons Ltd, 1990. 0906324173:

Seller ID: 44461


Second edition (revised). "Brief biographical details are given, together with a photograph in most instances, and this book, in addition, contains accounts of the actions in which the awards were won." Pp.151. Blue cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

Suffragettes in the Purple White & Green. London 1906-14.

By: ATKINSON, Diane.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Museum of London, 1992. 0904818535:

Seller ID: 39769


"Purple...stands for freedom and dignity, white stands for purity in private and public life...green is the colour of hope and the emblem of spring" (Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, 1908). "This book examines the largely unrecognised merchandising and image-building skills of the suffragettes, who turned fashion and consumerism to brilliant political advantage." 26.5cms X 19.5cms. Pp.136, many black & white and colour illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info

Suffragettes (London Connection No.12).

By: ATKINSON, Diane.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: Museum of London, 1988. 0904818284:

Seller ID: 44638


"A fascinating insight into the dramatic and sometimes violent campaign for Votes for Women waged by the militant members of the women's suffrage movement, the Suffragettes". 20cms x 21cms. Pp.16, illustrated throughout with black & white photos, ownership inkstamp of City of London Police Museum to bottom of final page. Illustrated card covers. G+. View more info

Historical Interpretation: Sources of English Medieval History, 1066 - 1540.

By: BAGLEY, J.J.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Middlesex: Pelican Books, 1965.:

Seller ID: 12270


1st ed. "J.J.Bagley's original contribution offers the general reader the chance to accompany the historian on the whole fascinating voyage of detection and discovery which is his profession". Pp.285, pages slightly toned. P/b.G+. View more info

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A History of The Worshipful Company of Farmers. The First Fifty Years 1952-2002.

By: BERLIN, Michael.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chichester: Phillimore, 2001. 1860771696:

Seller ID: 41266


1st edition. Limited edition of 1000 of which this is No.43. "Its late foundation, by comparison with related companies such as the Butchers, Poulters and Woolmen, probably relates to the lack of business interests by farmers in the City of London. This changed after the Second World War, when the Chairman's Committee of the Agricultural Fund of the British Red Cross and the Society of St John decided to establish 'The Company of Agriculturists', later known as the Farme... View more info

Tudor England.

By: BINDOFF, S.T.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1981.:

Seller ID: 11309


"Takes the reader back to the sixteenth century...the excitement of living history with a future still to be made." Pp, 319, slightly toned pages. P/b, illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Private Words. Letters and Diaries from the Second World War.

By: BLYTHE, Ronald.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: Viking, 1991.:

Seller ID: 22571


1st ed. "... This is a really marvellous compilation of letters which, for those of us who endured, braved and survived that amazing period, captures exactly the very essence of courage and quiet good humour which got us through." Pp. 310. Green cloth, portrait illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info

Bournville.

By: BOURNVILLE.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Birmingham: The Publications Department, Bournville, nd.(c.1940s?).:

Seller ID: 40585


A vintage guide round the Cadbury's Bournville factory, looking at the work and leisure of the workers who were housed in the Model Village. The booklet shows a day in the life of the factory - at the time, the largest chocolate and cocoa making factory in the world. "If the place where we work is fresh and bright and airy, the people healthy and cheerful, the work as interesting as it can be made, it is bound to show in the goods we produce. This - which the world i... View more info

England. A Portrait.

By: BOWLE, John.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Readers Union, 1968.:

Seller ID: 12476


1st Readers Union ed. An historical portrait of England. Pp. 9/262. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w with slight chippings to spine and edges. VG/G. View more info

Georgian London. Discovering London. 6

By: BRECHIN, Derek.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Macdonald, 1969.:

Seller ID: 28814


1st ed. "How to find the London of Queen Anne and the first two Georges in present-day London". Pp.110, some b/w illustrations. P/b, illustrated cover slightly rubbed. G+. View more info

Gladstone's Boswell: Late Victorian Conversations. (By Lionel A. Tollemache and other documents.)

By: BRIGGS, Asa. (Editor).:

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Sussex: The Harvester Press, 1984.:

Seller ID: 15834


1st ed. Introduced and edited by Asa Briggs. "... is a text of central importance not only for students of the great Liberal Prime Minister but for anyone interested in the ideas and attitudes of the Victorians." Pp. 25/229, portrait frontis., 2 b/w illustrations. Dark brown cloth, gilt title to spine, portrait illustrated d/w slightly creased at edges. VG/G+. View more info

1851.

By: BRIGGS, Asa.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: George Philip & Son. 1951.:

Seller ID: 26147


"A year of national festival, the climax of early Victorian England, the turning point of the century. It was also a year of political uncertainty and ministerial instability". Pp 28. P/b, slight rusting to staples. G+. View more info

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The Palace of Poor Jack.

By: BULLEN, Frank T.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London: James Nisbet & Co.Limited, 1900.:

Seller ID: 43285


1st edition. The story of the proposed "Sailors' Palace" (built for the British and Foreign Sailor's Society and opened by The Duke of York in 1901) made possible by the philanthropist J.Passmore Edwards. 17cms x 11.5cms. Pp.82, black & white frontispiece + 5 further black & white illustrations, browning to endpapers. Stiif white boards with gilt title and lifebuoy motif to front board, publisher's label (File Copy) to front board, covers a little soiled. G+.** "Sailors ... View more info

Private Vices - Public Virtues. Bawdry in London from Elizabethan Times to the Regency.

By: BURFORD, E.J. and WOTTON, Joy.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London; Robert Hale, 1995. 0709057245:

Seller ID: 41348


1st edition. "An exuberant social history of the seamier side of London's life....This is a rampant history of bawds and their various lodgings, from coffee-house to whore-house. It delineates the growth of a sub-culture shaped by the development of the professional pimp and procuress, and details the uneasy relationship of the court and the courtesans." Pp.199, frontispiece + 29 further black & white illustrations. Black cloth, dustwrapper has minor wear to cor... View more info

Political Parties in the Reign of William III and Anne: The Evidence of Division Lists.

By: BURTON, I.F. / RILEY, P.W.J. & ROWLANDS,E.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: University of London/ The Athlone Press, 1968.:

Seller ID: 44369


Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research, Special Supplement No.7, November 1968. Contents include: The Political Situation in the First Session of the Parliament of 1695-8; A Forecast for the Divisions on the Proposed Council of Trade, 31 January 1695/6; The List on the Price of Guineas; The Attainder of Sir John Fenwick. Pp.viii/72, original card covers bound in to end, date stamp to inside rear cover. Grey cloth, gilt title to spine. VG. View more info

England Before Elizabeth.

By: CAM, Helen.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Arrow Books, 1961.:

Seller ID: 11154


"English history from the first prehistoric immigrations to the accession of Elizabeth." Pp, 204, 8 sketch maps. P/b. G+. View more info

The Border Land in the Olden Time.

By: CARRICK, Thomas.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Carlisle: W.Etchells & Sons, 1903. 0:

Seller ID: 37749


Series of papers read before the Keswick Literary and Scientific Society "in each of the papers Mr Carrick has condensed extensive reading and personal observation, and has put together in picturesque prose...a great deal that would add to the pleasure of a wander by the Roman Wall, or a visit to any of our stone circles..."(Preface). Pp.viii/96, page edges dusty with corner creases to first few pages, gift message (in blue crayon!) to verso title page. Green pap... View more info

The Story of Some English Shires.

By: CREIGHTON, Mandell.:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London: The Religious Tract Society,nd.:

Seller ID: 464


Rep. "Though the shires are now only divisions of the English Kingdom, they still keep the traces of their independent life, and each of them has much that is peculiar to itself. Though they have all shared in the history and the fortunes of England as a whole, yet each has had a history and a fortune of its own, which has left its mark upon it." Pp.384/4(ads), minor spotting to feps. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. VG. View more info