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Historical Geography Books & Ephemera

Life in the English Country Cottage

Life in the English Country Cottage

by Tinniswood, Adrian

London: Life in the English Country Cottage, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Quarto; pp; (9), 10-216, index; Illustrated in color and black and white; brown buckram, pictorial endpapers, gilt lettered in a pictorial dust jacket;. A glimpse of a past life in the rural ridings of Great Britain. A lovely copy.
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$12.50
The Industrial Revolution and Work in Nineteenth Century Europe

The Industrial Revolution and Work in Nineteenth Century Europe

by Berlanstein, Lenard R

London: Routledge, 1992. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers, single crease to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 176pp. Nine papers by leading historians map out the key positions in considering the inadequacies of the Industrial Revolution as a way of conceptualizing economic change.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good (+). 8.5 x 5.5 inches.
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£12.00
International Ladies' Garment Worker's Union Educational Dept. Announcement of Courses Given in Worker's University, Seventh Season, 1923-1924

International Ladies' Garment Worker's Union Educational Dept. Announcement of Courses Given in Worker's University, Seventh Season, 1923-1924

New York: International Ladies' Garment Worker's Union, 1923. Very Good Plus, small stain bottom corner front wrapper, small black dot top edge front wrapper, back wrapper age-toned. 26 pages of course offerings, with an additional 5 pages in Hebrew . Several of the courses were offered in Yiddish, Italian, and English. Instructors included Max Levin, Harry Rogoff, Leo Wolman, and Theresa Wolfson. Scarce.. First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued.
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$75.00
The Sun's Declination and Equation of Time 1910. Table of sunset and Sunrise.

The Sun's Declination and Equation of Time 1910. Table of sunset and Sunrise.

Washington: United States Hydrographic Office, 1910. Book. Good. Soft cover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 24 pages..
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$24.00
Hastings and Bexhill: Photographic Memories

Hastings and Bexhill: Photographic Memories

by Bainbridge, John

Frith Book Company Ltd., 2000. Book. As New. Paperback. Excellent clean condition & seems unread. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss..
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£7.50
Restoration London: Everyday Life in the 1660s

Restoration London: Everyday Life in the 1660s

by Picard, Liza

Paperback. Good.
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£2.66
Women's Work 1840 - 1940

Women's Work 1840 - 1940

by Roberts, Elizabeth

Basingstoke: Macmillan Education, 1988. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. Clean bright covers with no bumping to corners. A clean crisp tight copy. 85pp.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8.5 x 5.5 inches.
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£6.50
The Roots of Evil: Being a Treatise on the Methods of Dealing with Crime and the Criminal During the 18th and 19th Centuries in Relation to a More Enlightened Age

The Roots of Evil: Being a Treatise on the Methods of Dealing with Crime and the Criminal During the 18th and 19th Centuries in Relation to a More Enlightened Age

by Cadogan, Edward

London: John Murray, 1937. 1st edition, 8vo, 314pp, frontis + photo reproductions, some edge spotting o/w VG Copy in heavily spotted DJ minimally chipped at head of spine. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£9.00
Disaster in the South Seas: The Wreck of the Brigantine Eliza and the Subsequent Adventures of Captain Corey.

Disaster in the South Seas: The Wreck of the Brigantine Eliza and the Subsequent Adventures of Captain Corey.

by Hedges, James B. & Jeannette D. Black

OFFPRINT. Sent under Captain Ebenezer Corey to trade in South America and the Pacific, the Eliza struck on a reef in the Fijis; Corey continued his reports to Brown & Ives; this account is based on papers in the John Carter Brown Library. Reprinted from The American Neptune XXIII. 4, October 1963, pages 233-254, 2 plates; stapled without wraps; spine edge sunned; VG. Stock#0fc0171.
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$12.50
Cheshire Life and Border Counties Magazine  : February 1960

Cheshire Life and Border Counties Magazine : February 1960

by The Editor

The Whitethorn Press Ltd, 1960. No marks or inscriptions. Small crease to upper corner of rear cover. Clean tight pages with slightly dusty covers. 76pp. Social history of Cheshire with society events, nature, local thoughts, short stories and period fashion. Features on the ancestry of the Done name, potholing in Pollnagollum Carvern, Barn House - Broxton, the island of Eynhallow, the Blue Bell Inn - Chester, history of sporting clothes for men, the art lover's Europe and the Jaguar Mark IX..... Read more
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£8.35
Bygone Steyning, Bramber and Beeding

Bygone Steyning, Bramber and Beeding

by Guilmant, Aylwin

Phillimore & Co Ltd, 1988. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Firmly bound and carefully read. No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. The jacket is price clipped with a little light wear & a small tear at the head of the spine but no loss. Illustrated in b/w. .
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£8.00
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.  Western District. Together 21 8vo. pamphlets.  WITH:  Two Trial Pamphlets of Stephen T. Beale and Doctor George Parkman

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Western District. Together 21 8vo. pamphlets. WITH: Two Trial Pamphlets of Stephen T. Beale and Doctor George Parkman

by Legal Pamphlet: Railroads

Philadelphia, 1850. 23 Legal Pamphlets in all.  Bound in contemporary sheep over marbled paper boards, rubbed. 1.  Thompson Cowen, Robert Fullerton, et. al., versus The New Castle and Darlington Rail Road, et. al.  Paper Book and Complainants.  Stephenson & Foster Att'y for Complaintants.  Mercer, Pa., 1857.  92 pp. 2.  The County of Lawrence versus The North-Western Rail Road Co. et al. In Equity.  Paper Book Complainants.  R. B. M'Comb & J. F. Johnston, Solicitors of Complainants. ... Read more
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$750.00
Dulwich and Camberwell Past: With Peckham

Dulwich and Camberwell Past: With Peckham

by Tames, Richard

London: Historical Publications Ltd, 1997. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and a little bumping to lower corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with minor creasing to upper edge and tiny nick to spine foot. 144pp. A historical study of three areas of South London from earliest times, very well illustrated with drawings and (mainly) early 20th century photographs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good (+). 10 x 7.5 inches.
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£19.50
Country Life Magazine 1960 Sep 1

Country Life Magazine 1960 Sep 1

by The Editor

London: Country Life Ltd, 1960. No marks or inscriptions. A little creasing to rear spine margin. A very clean very tight copy with rusty staples, cover loose on one staple and no bumping to corners. 418-468pp. Vintage social history magazine with main features 'the hidden dangers in planning, nightjars, Edward Lhuyd (Lloyd) a pioneer British botanist, sermons in terracotta - George Tinworth, deep-water cruising, Drumlarig Castle - Dumfriesshire, partridge and pheasant shooting, the peacock... Read more
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£9.25
Under Two Managers: The Everyday Life of the Thornton-Barnett Theatre Company, 1785-1853

Under Two Managers: The Everyday Life of the Thornton-Barnett Theatre Company, 1785-1853

by RANGER, Paul

HARDBACK SHIPPED FROM THE UK* Edition: 1st.* Imp: 1st.* Date of Publication: 2001* Publisher: Society for Theatre Research.* Binding and cover condition: Black cloth, gilt title to spine & logo to face. Corners lightly bumped, no rubs, absolutely minimal shelf wear. VG+* Jacket condition: No dust jacket (as issued). ND* Contents condition: PRIVATE COPY NOT EX-LIBRARY. Illustrated end papers showing black and white map (Mogg?s Pocket Itinerary 1826). Clean, crisp, tight and bright with no reading wear, no... Read more
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£14.75
The Healing Hand: Man and Wound in the Ancient World

The Healing Hand: Man and Wound in the Ancient World

by MAJNO, Guido

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1975. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Tall octavo. Publisher's linen cloth over boards. A clipped jacket photo and biography of the author is taped onto the back pastedown, else near fine, without dustwrapper. An attractive copy.
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$50.00
The Cheshire Historian No 6 - 1956

The Cheshire Historian No 6 - 1956

by The Editors

Chester: The Cheshire Community Council, 1956. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, foxing to page edges and no bumping to corners. 48pp. With features on Cheshire antiquities, Chester excavations, Wettenhall parish book, St Bertolin and Cheshire, West Kirby, old fashioned flowers.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8.75 x 5.5 inches.
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£4.95
The History of Robinson's Brewery

The History of Robinson's Brewery

by Pearson, Dr Lynn F

Altrincham, Cheshire: Morris Nicholson Cartwright Ltd, 1997. No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with evidence of storage. 137pp. The story of the Frederic Robinson family brewery of Stockport, established over five generations and one of Britain's largest regional brewers. Very well illustrated. Scarce.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 12 x 9 inches.
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£19.50
Lancashire within Living Memory

Lancashire within Living Memory

by Lancashire Federation Of Women's Institutes

Newbury, Berkshire: Countryside Books, 1997. Name to title page. No other marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers, crease to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 224pp. The pattern of everyday life in Lancashire between around 1900 to 1960 as this changed almost beyond recognition. Illustrated.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8.25 x 5.75 inches.
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£4.95
Workers' Education; A Quarterly Journal, Volume 1, No.2, July-August 1923

Workers' Education; A Quarterly Journal, Volume 1, No.2, July-August 1923

by Workers Education Bureau of America

New York: Workers Education Bureau of America, 1923. Fine. 16 page stapled in pictorial wrappers. Articles by A.J. Muste, George S. Lackland, Hilda Smith and Algernon Lee. Scarce.. First Edition. Pamphlet. Fine in Wraps, as Issued/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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$75.00
London's Underground Suburbs

London's Underground Suburbs

by Dennis Edwards and Ron Pigram

Bloomsbury Books / Godfrey Cave Associates Ltd, 1988. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Bloomsbury printing. Firmly bound & carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. Illustrated in b/w with photos..
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£7.50
Looking Back at Rural Life 1901-1939

Looking Back at Rural Life 1901-1939

by G.Fielden Hughes

Wakefield, Yorkshire: EP Publishing Ltd, 1975. Name/date to front end paper. No other marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with tiny nick to upper front corner and minor traces of storage. 96pp. The author describes the detail of life in an English village he calls Applesford in the early years of the 20th century. Very well illustrated.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very... Read more
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£6.25
Reading in Old Photographs

Reading in Old Photographs

by P.G. Southerton

Sutton Publishing Ltd, 1988. Book. Very Good. Paperback. 1st Edition. Excellent clean condition & has been carefully read. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. Illustrated with b/w photos..
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£7.00
Où va l'Angleterre?

Où va l'Angleterre?

by TROTSKY Léon

Paris: Lib. de l'Humanité, 1926. Fine. Lib. de l'Humanité, Paris s.d. (1926), 14,5x19,5cm, broché. - First edition in French for which there were no large paper copies. Slight stains, not serious, to upper cover. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Légères piqûres sans gravité sur le premier plat.
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€69.00
La Place de la Concorde Suisse.

La Place de la Concorde Suisse.

by McPHEE, John

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1984. Signed on the title page by the author. First edition / First printing. Gray cloth. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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$125.00