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 ALEXANDER, SALLY,, BECOMING A WOMAN and Other Essays in 19th and 20th Century Feminist History.
ALEXANDER, SALLY,
BECOMING A WOMAN and Other Essays in 19th and 20th Century Feminist History.
Virago, London,1994, 1st edn., paperback original, xxii, 329pp, large format (9 x 6 inches approx.), coloured pictorial upper wrapper, a self-selected collection of the author's writings on the history of women in the 19th and 20th Centuries, a little rubbed at extrems., cnrs. slightly inclined to curl, upper edge a little foxed, very good,
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Book number: 39236
GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.5 US$ 18.05 | JP¥ 1974]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british social history feminist essays
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 ANDERSON, PERRY,, ARGUMENTS WITHIN ENGLISH MARXISM.
ANDERSON, PERRY,
ARGUMENTS WITHIN ENGLISH MARXISM.
Verso, London, ND (copyright 1980), paperback, [vi], 218pp, large format (8 x 5 inches approx.), coloured lettered wrappers, a little rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, light creasing to wrappers, good plus,
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Book number: 40772
GBP 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 US$ 16.76 | JP¥ 1833]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british marxism history politics socialism
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 ANDERSON, JANICE,, WORKING LIFE IN BRITAIN 1900-1950.
ANDERSON, JANICE,
WORKING LIFE IN BRITAIN 1900-1950.
Time Warner, London, 2005, 1st edn., 128pp, half tone photo pictorial half title and title, numerous half tone photo ills. in text, large landscape format (12 x 8 inches approx.), laminated photo pictorial montage boards with matching dustwrapper, an account of the social changes in Britain between 1900 and 1950 with numerous contemporary photograghs, covering working life in the country, women in the workplace during WW1 leading to political emancipation, increase in union activity and better working conditions, etc., fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 36707
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 US$ 19.34 | JP¥ 2115]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: social history edwardian ww1 ww2 farming mining fishing industry recreation
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 ANON.,, WHAT SHALL I SAY? - A Guide to Letter Writing for Ladies.
ANON.,
WHAT SHALL I SAY? - A Guide to Letter Writing for Ladies.
Pryor Publications, Whitstable, ND (copyright 1994), facsimile edn., paperback, 127pp, [i] ads., pictorial upper wrapper, tall and slim pocket format about 8 x 4 inches, a facsimile reproduction of the guide first published in 1898 covering forms of address to royalty, nobility and dignitaries, numerous sample letters for formal and informal occasions and purposes, lightly rubbed at tips, near fine,
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Book number: 40812
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.74 | JP¥ 846]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british social history etiquette correspondence letter writing
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APPLEBY, JOHN T.,,
ENGLAND WITHOUT RICHARD 1189-1199.
The History Book Club, London, 1967, club edn., [viii], 248pp, 3 maps in text, dark orange cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper (unattrib.), an account of England during Richard's reign, a time when he was mostly absent on Crusade and England was in the stewardship of his brother, John, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., tiny closed nick tail of spine, fine in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 29920
GBP 8.20 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.57 | JP¥ 1156]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history normandy austria

 ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY ARCHIVISTS (FOREWORD BY SIR ROY STRONG),, THE COMMON CHRONICLE - An exhibition of archive treasures from the County Record Offices of England and Wales - 15 June - 11 September 1983.
ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY ARCHIVISTS (FOREWORD BY SIR ROY STRONG),
THE COMMON CHRONICLE - An exhibition of archive treasures from the County Record Offices of England and Wales - 15 June - 11 September 1983.
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1983, 1st edn., paperback original, 84pp, 4pp coloured ills., half tone ills. and facsimiles in text, large format (9.5 x 7.5 inches approx.), coloured decorated wrappers, published to accompany the exhibition of artefacts of local history usually held at county level or in private hands, displayed at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London in 1965, with descriptions and many illustrations of the 223 exhibits, lightly rubbed at tips, personal bookplate on foreword page, diagonal crease to final four pages, very good,
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Book number: 41111
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.8 | JP¥ 634]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history county artefact social record
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 ARNOLD, CATHARINE,, BEDLAM - London and Its Mad.
ARNOLD, CATHARINE,
BEDLAM - London and Its Mad.
Pocket Books, London, 2009, 1st thus, paperback, [xiv} inc. double page map, 306pp, half tone ills. in text, decorated chapter heads., half tone pictorial upper wrapper, an account of the world's oldest psychiatric institution, Bethlehem Hospital was originally founded as a paupers hospital in 1247 at the Priory of St. Mary of Bethlehem at Bishopsgate, London, becoming a place of refuge for those with mental rather than physical disabilities over time and with the Londoner's way of abbreviating names 'Bedlam' soon became synonymous with a mad house, edges tanned, fine,
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Book number: 43008
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.8 | JP¥ 634]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history bedlam madness insanity
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 ASHLEY, MAURICE,, ENGLAND IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.
ASHLEY, MAURICE,
ENGLAND IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.
Pelican / Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1965, reprint, paperback, 267pp, [iii] ads., pictorial montage upper wrapper, No. 6 in The Pelican History of England, sl. roll to spine, rubbed at extrems., small dent fore-edge, edges tanned, ink name/date half title, good plus,
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Book number: 38414
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.8 | JP¥ 634]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history england seventeenth century
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 ASHTON, T. S.,, AN ECONOMIC HISTORY OF ENGLAND - The 18th Century.
ASHTON, T. S.,
AN ECONOMIC HISTORY OF ENGLAND - The 18th Century.
Methuen and Co., London, 1977, reprint, trade paperback, viii, 257pp, in the University Paperbacks series, an account of the growth of population, agriculture, manufacture, trade and finance in eighteenth-century England, lightly rubbed at tips, ink name upper edge, edges tanned, small area tippex inside upper wrapper, some highlighting and marginal ink annotations in text, very good,
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Book number: 32124
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.89 | JP¥ 1410]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history england economic economics eighteenth century
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 AYLING, STANLEY,, GEORGE THE THIRD.
AYLING, STANLEY,
GEORGE THE THIRD.
History Book Club, London, ND (circa 1973), club edn., 510pp, half tone frontis portrait, 22pp half tone photo ills., pedigress at endpapers, brown cloth with black title panel at spine lettered and ruled in gilt, upper edge coloured, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, an accomplished biography of the life of George III, whose sixty year reign witnessed the loss of the American colonies, the Napoleonic wars and the beginning of the industrial revolution, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40814
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.89 | JP¥ 1410]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history monarchy george third american independence napoleonic wars industrial revolution
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 BAILLIE, EILEEN,, THE SHABBY PARADISE - The Autobiography of a Decade.
BAILLIE, EILEEN,
THE SHABBY PARADISE - The Autobiography of a Decade.
Readers Union, London, 1959, club edn., viii, 191pp, title and chapter head ills. by Dick Hart, grey cloth lettered in gilt at spine, top edge coloured, coloured decorated dustwrapper, a social history of part of the East End of London prior to WW1, written by the daughter of the vicar of St. Michael and All Angels, Bromley-by-Bow, Poplar, who describes her upbringing there in what was considered at the time to be a slum, a place prone to virulent epidemics, a cradle of industrial unrest populated by criminals, drunks and even anarchists, lightly bumped at tips, dustwrapper: a little rubbed with several short edge tears and slight loss at extrems., repaired to reverse, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40815
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 9.03 | JP¥ 987]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history london east end dockland parish vicar bromley by bow poplar
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 BALDERSON, EILEEN WITH GOODLAD, DOUGLAS,, BACKSTAIRS LIFE IN A COUNTRY HOUSE.
BALDERSON, EILEEN WITH GOODLAD, DOUGLAS,
BACKSTAIRS LIFE IN A COUNTRY HOUSE.
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, ND (copyright 1982), 1st edn., 128pp, title and chapter head ills. by John Stacey, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, the aurthor's memories of her time as a 'tweeny' (between-maid) and then a housemaid in English country houses in the 1930's, slightly cocked, lightly rubbed at exrtrems., edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40773
GBP 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 US$ 16.76 | JP¥ 1833]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history country house domestic service tweeny housemaid
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 BARBER, RICHARD (EDITED AND INTRO. BY),, MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES.
BARBER, RICHARD (EDITED AND INTRO. BY),
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES.
Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1999, paperback, xx, 572pp, 11pp coloured and 1pp half tone ills., large format (9 x 6 inches approx.), coloured pictorial upper wrapper, a collection of the myths and legends of the British Isles from the dawn of Christanity to the age of the Plantagenets, including Beowulf, Merlin, St. Helena, Joseph of Arimathea, St. George, Arthur, Harold, Hereward, Godiva and Robin Hood, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 39237
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.25 US$ 14.18 | JP¥ 1551]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history myths legends merlin arthur hengist horsa beowulf mabinogi godiva robin hood
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BARKER, ERNEST (ED.),
THE CHARACTER OF ENGLAND.
Readers Union, London, 1950, club edn., xii, 595pp, 89pp half tone photo ills., facsimiles and cartoons, navy blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative headband, a reprint from the Oxford University Press series on England, a study of the wider character of England and the English, a little bumped at spine ends and tips, edges and free endpapers tanned, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 30752
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 13.54 | JP¥ 1480]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: history english social land community religion governmanet law industry commerce education science language literature humour media arts recreation sport travel war

 BENNETT, MARTYN,, TRAVELLER'S GUIDE TO THE BATTLEFIELDS OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR.
BENNETT, MARTYN,
TRAVELLER'S GUIDE TO THE BATTLEFIELDS OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR.
Webb and Bower, Exeter, 1990, 1st edn., 208pp, coloured pictorial photo frontis, maps, diagrams, coloured and half tone ills. in text, coloured endpapers, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine coloured wraparound pictorial dustwrapper, a reconstruction of the battles of the English Civil War, with plans and detailed descriptions of the events before, during and after each battle, where to find the relics and where the weapons and artefacts are displayed, covering the major battles of Edgehill, Newbury, Marston Moor, Naseby and Worcester, the sieges of Newark and many of the lesser skirmishes, slightly cocked, dustwrapper: spine a little sunned, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40353
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.89 | JP¥ 1410]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history english civil war battlefields edgehill newbury marston moore naseby worcester newark
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 BEST, GEOFFREY,, MID-VICTORIAN BRITAIN 1851-75.
BEST, GEOFFREY,
MID-VICTORIAN BRITAIN 1851-75.
Fontana Press, London, ND (c1980's), reprint, trade paperback, 350pp, several tables and plans in etxt, coloured pictorial upper wrapper, a study of Victorian society at its height, of the environment of the town and country, housing and local government, health, amenities and transport; of the work ethic, incomes, women and children at work, hours and conditions, poverty, unemployment and relief; of education, religion and pastimes; and of the class system, respectability and social order and disorder, rubbed at extrem., vertical crease in spine, creasing to upper wrapper, edges tanned, some in text annotations, good plus,
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Book number: 40226
GBP 4.80 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.19 | JP¥ 677]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british social history
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 BINNEY, RUTH,, THE ILLUSTRATED WISE WORDS AND COUNTRY WAYS.
BINNEY, RUTH,
THE ILLUSTRATED WISE WORDS AND COUNTRY WAYS.
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 2008, reprint, paperback, 256pp, line drawings in text, coloured pictorial upper wrappers with flaps, a compilation of sayings, mottos, superstitions and proverbs many of which have origins based on fact, with an analysis of each so that you can judge whether or not they are still valid today, short repaired cut to front flap fold, very good,
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Book number: 43009
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.8 | JP¥ 634]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history kitchen tips gardening housekeeping health beauty nature
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 BLONDEL, J.,, VOTERS, PARTIES AND LEADERS - The Social Fabric of British Politics.
BLONDEL, J.,
VOTERS, PARTIES AND LEADERS - The Social Fabric of British Politics.
Pelican / Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1967, reprint, paperback, 272pp, diagrams/tables in text, pictorial upper wrapper by Bruce Robertson, light vertical creasing to spine, a little rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, ink name half title, very good,
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Book number: 33984
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.8 | JP¥ 634]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: politics labour conservative trade unions class establishment parliament
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 BLYTHE, RONALD,, VOICES OF AKENFIELD.
BLYTHE, RONALD,
VOICES OF AKENFIELD.
Penguin / Sandpiper, London, ND (circa 2011), reprint, paperback, [iv], 126pp, [xiii], blank, [i] ads., pictorial upper wrapper by Nathan Burton, in the English Journeys series, a selection from the author's best selling 'Akenfield', published in 1969 and containing extracts of the accounts and recollections given by twenty of the Akenfield residents, from Leonard Thompson the farm-worker to William Russ the gravedigger, fine,
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Book number: 43010
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.8 | JP¥ 634]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history akenfeld countryside suffolk
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 BONHAM-CARTER, VICTOR,, THE ENGLISH VILLAGE.
BONHAM-CARTER, VICTOR,
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE.
Pelican / Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1952, 1st edn., paperback original, 249pp, 16pp sepia tone photo ills., in text line drawings by Hellmuth Weissenborn, [vii] ads., #A241, paper wrappers in Pelican livery, a survey of the English village as a place and as a community, describing its history, analysing its elements and outlining its probable future, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, light creasing and soiling to wrappers, mainly marginal annotations throughout, very good reading copy,
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Book number: 39239
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.45 | JP¥ 705]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history village
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 BRAILSFORD, J. W.,, GUIDE TO THE ANTIQUITIES OF ROMAN BRITAIN.
BRAILSFORD, J. W.,
GUIDE TO THE ANTIQUITIES OF ROMAN BRITAIN.
Trustees of the British Museum, London, 1958, 2nd edn., [x], 86pp, half tone photo frontis, 27pp half tone photo ills., map and numerous line drawings in text, decorated cream paper covered boards lettered and decorated in dark brown, a survey of the antiquities of Roman Britain illustrated with representative pieces from the British Museum's collection, covers lightly marked, ink name front free endpaper, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 39233
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.45 | JP¥ 705]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history roman antiquities
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 BREARS, PETER,, FOOD AND COOKING IN 17TH CENTURY BRITAIN - HISTORY AND RECIPES.
BREARS, PETER,
FOOD AND COOKING IN 17TH CENTURY BRITAIN - HISTORY AND RECIPES.
English Heritage, 1985, paperback, 43pp, in text ills. by the author, coloured pictorial stapled card wrappers, a description of domestic arrangements and a selection of recipes from 17th century England, a little sunned at spine, very good plus,
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Book number: 40819
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.8 | JP¥ 634]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british social history food cooking recipes 17th century
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 BRENTNALL, MARGARET,, THE CINQUE PORTS AND ROMNEY MARSH.
BRENTNALL, MARGARET,
THE CINQUE PORTS AND ROMNEY MARSH.
John Gifford, London, 1980, new enlarged 2nd edn., xiii, 286pp, 8pp coloured photo ills., 90 in text mainly half tone photo ills., light grey cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, a description of the Cinque Ports and Marsh as the author explored them, taking a route from Hythe along the clifftop road above the Marsh, and then visiting the Marsh itself and each Cinque Port in turn, with a wealth of detail and anecdote and brought up to date for this 2nd edition with an expansion of the description of the installation of the Lord Warden and with inclusion of recent additions to the area, bumped at tail of spine and very lightly bumped at tips, upper edge sl. dusty, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed with very sl. loss at tips, spine sl. sunned, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35221
GBP 11.50 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 US$ 14.83 | JP¥ 1621]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history kent hastings hythe dover sandwich ryw winchelsea romney marsh navy heritage
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 BRETT-JAMES, ANTONY,, LIFE IN WELLINGTON'S ARMY.
BRETT-JAMES, ANTONY,
LIFE IN WELLINGTON'S ARMY.
Tom Donovan, London, 1994, 1st in imprint, 358pp, 8pp half tone ills., dark green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, originally published by Allen & Unwin in 1972, a reissue giving an account of the existence of Wellington's army in the field, an army which spent only a fraction of its time fighting but, being far from home, still needing to be fed, clothed and entertained, of the relationships between the officers and men, and between the army and the local populations of Portugal, Spain, Southern France and Flanders, very faintly bumped at upper tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, short tear upper edge upper panel repaired to reverse, very good plus in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41166
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 20.63 | JP¥ 2256]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: wellington army napoleon france waterloo wellesley
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 BRIGGS, ASA,, 1851.
BRIGGS, ASA,
1851.
Historical Association / George Philip, London, 1951, paperback, 28pp, stapled lettered card wrappers about 8.5 x 5.5 inches, pamphlet G.18 in the general series published by the Historical Association by accomplished contemporary historians, lightly rubbed at extrems., wrappers lightly creased, slight rusting to staples, very good,
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Book number: 40776
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.8 | JP¥ 634]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history victoria exhibition religion politics
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