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The History of Liddesdale, Eskdale, Ewesdale, Wauchopedale and the Debatable Land

By Armstrong, Robert Bruce

Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1883. 280pp/illus + 116pp Appendix. #33 of 105 large paper edition. Col. illuminated title page + 20 plates on stiff card (5 coloured) + 2 fold-out maps + 12 other illus. (3 coloured). Great Scottish history. Has colored coat of arms illustrations. Small tape repair at bottom of spine. Top quarter of cover sunned. Text clean no marks.. 1st Printing. Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Limited Edition.

$875.00

Stanfield's Coast Scenery, a Series of Views in the British Channel

By Stanfield, Clarkson

London: Smith, Elder and Company, 1836. 128pp with 40 engraved plates and title page. Contemp. half calf over marbled paper boards. Spine with raised bands and morocco titling-label. Gilt page edges. Some light foxing but overall very clean an nice. Beautiful plates. 1st Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$157.50

A Historical Tour Through Pembrokeshire

By Fenton, Richard

London: Longman Hurst Rees & Orme, 1811. First Edition 1st Ed. 4to. [xii] + 587pp. + 75pp. + [viii] Index + [ii]. With 8pp. Port. frontis., engraved title page., 30 engraved plates, folding map. Some light browning, contemporary brown cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Richard Fenton (1746-1821), topographical writer and poet was born at St. David's Pembrokeshire. A Lawyer by profession he is chiefly remembered for the above work. His books and journals, more tour literature than history, are entertaining reading, being an attractive mixture of accurate reporting and recording interspersed with personal descriptions of scenery and accounts of oral history, local legends, Previous owner name at top of fly leaf. Overall tight and clean.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket - Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$245.00

The Nation, The Law and the King: Reform Politics in England, 1789-1799 (Volumes I and II)
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The Nation, The Law and the King: Reform Politics in England, 1789-1799 (Volumes I and II)

By Jenny Graham

Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.: UPA, 1999. 2 Vols. 1,093pp/illus. argues that the English reform movement from 1789-1799 was motivated by a distinctively revolutionary ethos that was largely responsible for the extreme reaction of the governing classes. Graham fully explores the role of the middle class radicals to support her assertion that the revolution was pro-French for far longer than many other historians are prepared to admit. This study aims to correct the overall picture often painted by most historians regarding the temperament of the movement. Based upon a wealth of evidence, much heretofore ignored, this two-volume masterpiece is a treasure for European, British, French, and Colonial historians and students. Clean no marks.. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. As New/No Jacket - Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$174.50

The Treasury: The Evolution of a British Institution

By Henry Roseveare

New York: Columbia Univ Pr, 1969. 406pp. Roseveare surveys the Treasury from its beginnings to the post Fulton days.For this first time the evolution of this crucial British institution is traced, iluminated and analysed as a whole. Clean no marks.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$74.50

THE COMIC HISTORY OF ENGLAND with THE COMIC HISTORY OF ROME

By A'Beckett, Gilbert A.

London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co, 1864. c. 1864. Bindings and contents quite fine, the hand-colored plates exceptionally bright. Three volumes bound as two. Large 8vo. xviii, 320p, 304p; xii, 308p. in original blue cloth box. Profusely illustrated by John Leech with many wood engravings and 30 hand-colored steel engravings. From the publishers of Punch. Uniformly bound in full blue polished calf with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spines with red and green title labels gilt and ornate panel ornaments, the upper covers with pictorial gilt vignettes and gilt edges. Original cloth cover and spine bound in rear of each volume. All tight and clean. A beautiful set.. . Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket - Issued. Illus. by Leech, John. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$895.00

From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow. The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919 (Complete 5 Vol set)

By Marder A.J

London, England: Oxford University Press [1961-70], 1961. First Edition 5 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with 5 portrait frontispieces, 66 plates on 40, 7 illustrations and charts in the text, 22 folding or double-page charts (most coloured in outline) bound in, and 16 folding charts coloured in outline in pocket at end of third volume; blue cloth, gilt backs, a very good, clean set. The set comprises Volume I: The Road to War, 1904-1914 (1961); Volume II: The War Years: to the Eve of Jutland (1965); Volume III: Jutland and After (May 1916-December 1916) (1966); Volume IV: 1917: Year of Crisis (1969); Volume V: Victory and Aftermath (January 1918-June 1919) (1970). Set is bound in uniform blue cloth although spines are faded on Vols 1-3. The definitive history of the Royal Navy in the years leading up to and during the Great War. Arguably the finest contribution to the litertaure of naval history since Mahan. Now very scarce as a complete set. A clean tight difficult to find set,. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$595.00

The Battleship Dreadnought (Anatomy of the Ship)

By John Roberts

London: Conway Maritime Press, [2001], 2001. 256pp/illus. Revised Edition, with a frontispiece, and very numerous illustrations from photographs and detailed scale drawings in the text; cloth, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper. One of the scarcest titles in Conway's outstanding 'Anatomy of the Ship' series featuring probably the most detailed drawings ever produced for historical naval publications. Clean no marks.. Revised Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall (oblong).

$245.00

Admiral Memorandum on Naval Court-Martial Procedure 1937

Ottawa, ONT, Canada: King's Printer, 1937. 185pp with changes in packet inside back cover. Library markings on cover and title page. Text clean.. Boards. Very Good+/No Jacket - Boards. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

$124.50

The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain

By MAHAN (Captain A.T.)

London: Sampson and Low, 1897. 454; xx, 427, [3, ads]pp. 2 vols. Original blue cloth, Mixed publishers - Vol 1 Sampson & Low gilt naval fleet illus on cover. Vol 2 Little Brown - gilt portrait of Nelson on upper cover, fine. First Edition. Illustrated with portraits, maps and battle plans. Both first eds. 1897. Both volumes clean - no marks. Small chip at top of spine on Vol 1 and light staining along top edge of vol 2. Otherwise, both very nice volumes.. 1st Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$395.00

THREE SEA JOURNALS OF STUART TIMES. FIRST, THE DIARY OF DAWTREY COOPER, CAPTAIN OF THE 'PELICAN' OF THE NAVY OF HIS MAJESTY KING CHARLES I. SECONDLY, THE JOURNALS OF JEREMY ROCH, CAPTAIN OF THE KING'S NAVY  THIRDLY, THE DIARY OF FRANCIS ROGERS, LONDON ME

By Ingram, Bruce S. (Ed.)

London: Constable & Co Ltd, 1936. 244pp. Original cloth/gilt. 16 illustrations. Number 50 of 500 numbered copies. The diary of Dawtrey Cooper, 1628, kept during the expedition to relieve La Rochelle; the journals of Jeremy Roch, 1666, describing voyages and adventures at sea under Charles II, James II and William III; and the diary of Francis Rogers, kept on his voyages to the West Indies, the East Indies and elsewhere in 1703 & 1704. Transcribed from the original manuscripts by Bruce S. Ingram. Light fading along top edge and spine. Text clean. No marks. 1st Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited Numbered Copy.

$195.00

George III: A Life in Caricature
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George III: A Life in Caricature

By Baker, Kenneth

New York: Thames & Hudson, 2007. 224pp/illus in b&w/color. Kenneth Baker draws on his own extensive experience of high politics as well as his personal collection of caricatures to give us a fascinating vision of how the English saw their king. Many of these amusing, often irreverent images have not been published before and they provide a new dimension to the story of one of the nation's most well known but least understood monarchs. Clean no marks.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall (oblong).

$97.50

Colleges ofHistory of the University and Colleges of Cambridge.(1814) (Uniformly bound with) History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, attached to the University of Oxford (1810)

By Dyer, G

London, UK: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1810. 2 sets bound in 4 uniform bindings, complete, Cambridge (1814) 268pp/452pp + index and Oxford (1810) 260pp/226pp + index, 11 inches tall. Magnificent full straight grain morocco bindings of the highest quality with twin gilt raised bands and splendid gilt tooling to the panels. The boards are framed withing superb gilt rolls and corner tooling. Dentelles and all edges gilt. With the armorial bookplates of Mountgarrett. Fine engraved views throughout. Some foxing. Tight and complete. Slightly rubbed. Bottom panels on spine of Cambridge set is tape repair and worn on Oxford set. A beautiful set of 2 celebrated histories none the less.. 1st Printing. Leather. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$2450.00

The Churchill War Papers: Never Surrender (Vol. 2)
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The Churchill War Papers: Never Surrender (Vol. 2)

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1995. 1,359pp/illus. Churchill's papers from the time of the Battle of Britain. This volume contains documents from May 1940, the month that Churchill became Prime Minister and Germany invaded France and the low countries, through December 1940, with Britain having fought off the immediate threat of Nazi invasion in the Battle of Britain, but nonetheless weak, isolated, and starved for supplies by the U-boat menace. Clean as new. . 1st Printing. Cloth. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$124.50

The Story of the Household Cavalry (2 Vols)

By ARTHUR Captain Sir George

London: Constable, 1909. Vol. I : Xviii + 400 pp.,+20 plates, including 1 fldg., + 1 colored., + 6 maps & plans. Vol. II : Pp., 401 - 777, colored., frontis., guarded, + 11 plates, 4 of which are colored., + 6 maps & plans (frontis missing). Gilt embossed regimental flags on blue cloth covers. A fine, attractive set. In the preface the author states his "aim throughout has been to depict the history and career of the Lifeguards, Horse Grenadier Guards, and Royal Horse Guards, not as isolated from their milieu, but amid the circumstances and under the conditions in which they have continually lived and moved and had their being." Light shelwear but clean set.. 1st Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$174.50

The British Army and the Theory of Armored Warfare, 1918-1940
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The British Army and the Theory of Armored Warfare, 1918-1940

By Larson, Robert H.

Newark, NJ: Univ of Delaware Pr, 1984. 265pp. An analyis of the evolution of British thinking on armoured warfare between the wars and the failings which left Britain unprepared to cope with the Blitzkreig. Clean no marks.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$124.50

Came to Oxford

By Bone, Gertrude

New York: Oxford Univ Pr, 1953. 140pp large quarto, with many illustrations by muirhead bone. Clean. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Bone, Muirhead. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$74.50

Military Antiquities Respecting A History Of The English Army from the Conquest to the Present Time (2 Vols) (1786-8)

By Grose, Francis

London, England: S. Hooper, 1786. 1786-1788, London] First Edition vi, 434pp; vi, 352pp + appendices & plates. With frontisp., title-vign., and 61 full-page plates of early armour. A fine and desirable work. Uniform volumes. Full tan calf. Gilt titles on spines. Appendix X has its own title page, A General and Compleat List-Military of every Commission-Officer of Horse and Foot, now Commanding His Majesties Land-Forces of England. Each volume has engraved frontispiece, title pages with vignette engravings, plus a further 78 copper-engraved plates across the two volumes. Vol 1 cover loose. Light foxing. Text overall clean. Previous owner stamp inside front cover.. Leather. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$1950.00

The Balfour Declaration : The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
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The Balfour Declaration : The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

By Schneer, Jonathan

New York: Random House, 2010. 432pp/illus/maps. Chronicles the history of the 1917 document that set in motion the establishment of the Israeli state, reshaped the Middle East and influenced present-day tensions, in a provocative account that reveals the behind-the-scenes politics that went into its creation. Clean. 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.50

The Peerage of England; or, a Short of the Families of the Present English Nobility (2 vols) 1779

London, England: T Booker, 1779. 450pp plus indexes. 2 volumes bound as one. Leather spine with six ribbed compartments. Includes marriages, posts of homour in government and details of their crests. Clean and in very nice condition. 1st Edition. Quarter Leather/Boards. Very Good+/No Jacket Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$395.00

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