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Arthur, King of Britain: History, Romance, Chronicle & Criticism, with Texts in Modern English, from Gildas to Malory

by BRENGLE, Richard L. (editor)

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts / Meredith Publishing Company. Very Good. 1964. Softcover. A collection of various writings on the life of the legendary British King Arthur. The writings begin with St. Gildas in about 540 AD through several other writers, culminating in Sir Thomas Malory's famous "Le Morte D'Arthur" from about 1469-1485. Also with literary criticism of these… Read more
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Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson (Everyman's Library #317)

by HUTCHINSON, Mrs. Lucy

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Published
[c.1908]
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. [c.1908]. Hardcover. A likely first Everyman's Library edition (1908), though undated. A biography of Colonel John Hutchinson (1616-1664), written by his widow Lucy and published in 1806, well after his death. Per… Read more
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Ring of Bright Water

by MAXWELL, Gavin

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Published
1968
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Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1968. Hardcover. Stated 17th printing. A beautifully written account of author's stay in a remote Scottish cottage and the animals he befriended, including two pet otters Mijbil and Edal. With two sections of plates bearing black & white photos; and with line drawings… Read more
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Rural Rides (volume two only, of 2) (Everyman's Library #639)

by COBBETT, William

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Published
1957
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Fair with no dust jacket
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London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. Fair with no dust jacket. 1957. Hardcover. A 1957 reprint of the 1912 issuance. Volume two only (of 2). Per Ross, p. 102, "This classic 'travel book' about England describes tours made on horseback by Cobbett through twenty-seven… Read more
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A Spenser Handbook

by JONES, H. S. V.

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Published
1930
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Good with no dust jacket
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New York: F. S. Crofts & Co.. Good with no dust jacket. 1930. Hardcover. A scholarly analysis of the poetry of England's Edmund Spenser (c.1552-1599). With biographical information about Spenser, as well as detailed examination of his works, such as the various versions of "The Faerie Queene." With frontis black & white portrait of Mr. Spenser. … Read more
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image of The History of England, or Memorials of English Affairs: From the Suppos'd  Expedition of BRUTE to this Island, To the End of the Reign of King James  the First

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London: E. Curll at the Dial and Bible; and J. Pemberton at the Buck and Sun. Good. 1713. Leather. An account of the reigns of Kings of Britain, from the supposed first King, Brutus or Brute of Troy, through the reign of James I, beginning in 1603. The account of events during each King's reign is separated into… Read more
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The Camomile Lawn

by WESLEY, Mary

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Published
1988
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Very Good
ISBN
9780552991261
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London: Black Swan Books. Very Good. 1988. Softcover. 0552991260 . A UK softcover edition of Mary Wesley's novel, which follows a group of cousins from their youth at their aunt's Cornish home, through the Second World War as they experience the ups and downs of life in England during a time of adversity. --- In white… Read more
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History of the English People, Volume IV: The Revolution 1660-1760, Modern England 1760-1815 (Volume 4 only of 4 volume set)

by GREEN, John Richard

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Published
1883
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Very Good- with no dust jacket
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Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1883. Hardcover. Volume IV only of the four-volume set, originally published in 1874 under the title "A Short History of the English People" which covered the period from the year 607 through 1815. This installment continues story of the "English Revolution" (English Civil War) and its… Read more
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Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co.. Very Good. 1883. Hardcover. Volume III only of the four-volume set, originally published in 1874 under the title "A Short History of the English People" which covered the period from the year 607 through 1815. This installment focuses on the Puritans 1603-1660, and the "English Revolution" (English Civil War) and its … Read more
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Selected Writings of Francis Bacon (Modern Library #256.2)

by BACON, Francis; DICK, Hugh G. (editor)

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Published
[c.1967]
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Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket. [c.1967]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition presenting Francis Bacon's 'Essays', 'Advancement of Learning', 'New Atlantis', and much more. Selected, with an introduction and notes by Hugh G. Dick. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine… Read more
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A Child's History of England

by DICKENS, Charles

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[c.1880-1900]
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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Boston: Colonial Press Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. [c.1880-1900]. Hardcover. In his history of England, Charles Dickens described events from the time of the Romans through the so-called Glorious Revolution of 1688. With five black & white illustrations and a table listing the Kings and Queens from Alfred the Great, beginning in 871, through Queen… Read more
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In Search of British Ancestry

by HAMILTON-EDWARDS, Gerald

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Published
1983
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Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN
9780806309989
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NZ$27.22

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Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. 1983. Hardcover. 0806309989 . [Genealogy] Fourth edition, 1983. American version of a work published in Great Britain as 'In Search of Ancestry'. With line drawings by Joan Harris, with additional illustrations. A basic guide to conducting a genealogical search in the U.K. From the jacket… Read more
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England's Constable: The Life and Letters of John Constable

by DARRACOTT, Joseph

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
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London: The Folio Society. Near Fine. 1985. Hardcover. This slim volume provides a look at the great English landscape and portrait painter John Constable (1776-1837). With numerous color and b&w plates bearing images of Constable's (and others) works. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards with sepia image pasted to cover; titling in gilt on brown spine… Read more
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Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age (Modern Library #46.2)

by MAUROIS, André

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Published
[c.1957]
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Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket. [c.1957]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition of the biography of the British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, from a French perspective. During his term, Britain greatly strengthened her worldwide empire. Translated from the French by Hamish Miles. With an unattributed biographical note about the… Read more
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The Lover, and Other Papers of Steele and Addison (The Camelot Series, edited by Ernest Rhys)

by STEELE, Richard; ADDISON, Joseph (authors); LEWIN, Walter (editor)

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Published
1887
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Good with no dust jacket
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London: Walter Scott. Good with no dust jacket. 1887. Hardcover. A collection of writings which first appeared in the authors' British journals "The Tatler" and "The Spectator" in the early 18th century. Edited by Walter Lewin. An entry in publisher's "The Camelot Series", edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In navy cloth-covered boards with titling on label… Read more
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Stopping-Train Britain: A Railway Odyssey

by FRATER, Alexander (text); GARSMEUR, Alain le

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Published
1984
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Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket
ISBN
9780340324516
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London: Hodder and Stoughton. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1984. Hardcover. 0340324511 . This work offers a tour of some of the country trains that ply less-heavily populated areas of England, Scotland and Wales. Alain de Garsmeur has provided several color photos, and with various historic b&w photos, both showing sights to be seen along… Read more
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I, Victoria

by HARROD-EAGLES, Cynthia

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Published
1996
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition
First US Edition
ISBN
9780312135164
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New York: St. Martin's Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1996. First US Edition. Hardcover. 0312135165 . Stated first U.S. edition. A historical novel written from the viewpoint of Queen Victoria's diary. With Victoria's family tree at front of volume. --- In black paper-covered boards with titling in gilt to spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket.… Read more
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Churches and Cathedrals of London

by HUMPHREY, Stephen (author); MORRIS, James (photography)

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Published
2001
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Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
ISBN
9780658017247
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New York: Contemporary Books / McGraw-Hill Companies. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. Hardcover. 0658017241 . A tour of 47 historic churches and cathedrals of London. With over 200 photos by James Morris, allowing a view of both interiors and exteriors of these famous buildings. Includes a foreword by Andrew Lloyd Webber. --- In textured blue… Read more
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Heritage of Britain

by ROWSE, A. L.

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Published
1995
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Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
ISBN
9780517121689
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New York: Crescent Books / Random House Value Publishing. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. 0517121689 . The magnificent history of Britain is displayed in photos, art and words in this attractive work by historian and Shakespeare scholar A. L. Rowse. With color photos throughout, mostly of historic British figures, buildings and structures. --- In… Read more
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Little Trains of Britain

by TIMPSON, John (text); Le GARSMEUR, Alain

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Published
1993
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
ISBN
9780002184250
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London: HarperCollins (Harper Collins). Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1993. Hardcover. 0002184257 . The jacket flap promises a tour of Britain from the many smaller trains that run between small towns and through the countryside of the land on the "secret little trains". With color photos throughout, and route maps. --- In black paper-covered… Read more
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