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BURKE, THOMAS.
ENGLISH NIGHT-LIFE From Norman Curfew To Present Black-Out.
London. B.T. Batsford, 1943., Hardback. Second edition, first published 1941. 150 pages, illustrated with 89 colour & b./w. prints, paintings, drawings & photographs, plus about 16 b./w. small prints. No d./w. 22.25cm. x 14.5cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks but spine & top edge of blue cloth cover slightly faded. . 1943
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Book number: 9247
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: England night-life theatre public house gambling ale-house night time

 
BURKE, THOMAS.
English Night Life From Norman Curfew To Present Black-Out.
London. B.T. Batsford, 1941., Hardback. First edition. 150 pages. Colour frontispiece, 81 b./w. photographs of prints, paintings, drawings & photographs on 46 pages, plus b./w. prints within text. Ist edition. 22.5cm. x 13.5cm. No d./w. Contents clean except name on front endpage, & slight foxing on endpages. Front bottom corner of blue cloth cover is worn, frayed & has lost its colour. 1941.
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Book number: 10108
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: night life taverns music hall

 
BURKE, THOMAS.
THE STREETS OF LONDON, Through The Centuries.
London. B.T. Batsford, 1949., Fourth edition, first published 1940. 152 pages including index. Colour frontispiece and a colour print, plus 87 b./w. prints, paintings, drawings and photographs. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. is worn on corners and top of spine, o./w. near fine, priced on flap $3.75, no £ price given. 22.5cm. x 14.5cm. 1949
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Book number: 6690
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: London St. Paul's Pall Mall Covent Garden Petticoat Lane St. James Strand Cheapside

 
BURN, A. R. AND MARY.
THE LIVING PAST OF GREECE. A time-traveller's tour of historic and prehistoric places.
London. Herbert Press, 1980., Foreword by Lawrence Durrell. 288 pages including a date chart, glossary, bibliography & index. With black & white photographs, drawings, maps & plans. Fine condition, no inscription or marks. Near fine cover. Fine unclipped d./w. 24cm. x 17cm. ISBN 0906969026. 1980
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Book number: 7528
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Keywords: Greece Greek Ithaca Athens Delphi Mycenae Phaistos Vasiliki Acropolis Parthenon Samos Olympia

 
BURTON, ELIZABETH.
THE EARLY VICTORIANS AT HOME.
London. Arrow Books, 1974., Paperback. First published 1972 by Longman. 336 pages including bibliography & chapter sources. Illustrated with line drawings by Felix Kelly. Near fine, no marks, but previous owner's name on f.f.e.p. Near fine cover but corners slightly bumped. 7.5" x 5". 1974 ISBN: 0099087707
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Book number: 5444
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Keywords: Victorians English British Felix Kelly homes family

 
BURTON, MAURICE
The Hedgehog. A Survival Book on Hedgehogs.
London. Andre Deutsch, 1969., Number 9 from the Andre Deutsch series "Survival Books." 111 pages. 16 b./w. photographs on 8 pages. 22cm. x 16.5cm. Cover and contents near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. near fine, not price clipped (£2.95) SBN 233960562. 1969
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Book number: 6553
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Catalogue: Natural HIstory
Keywords: hedgehog animal mammal Tiggywinkle

 
BURTON, JOHN. ILLUSTRATED BY BEE, WHITELEY, AND PARKS.
THE OXFORD BOOK OF INSECTS.
Oxford. Oxford University Press, 1974., Reprint with corrections. 208 pages. 105 pages in colour showing 780 insects. 9.75" x 7". Near fine except for previous owner's name & address label. Near fine d./w. except slightly rubbed, faintly scratched, top & bottom edges slightly bumped, a 1" closed tear on bottom front, & its price clipped. ISBN 0199100055 1974
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Book number: 1715
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Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: insects beetles butterflies moths grasshoppers lacewings flies

 
BURTON, MAURICE.
WILD ANIMALS OF THE BRITISH ISLES.
London. Frederick Warne, 1960., Presumed to be a Ist edition. One of Warne's "Wayside & Woodland" Series. "A Guide to the Mammals, Reptiles and Batrachians of Wayside & Woodland." 180 pages. Illustrated with 48 colour photographs and 63 in black & white. Near fine, no inscription or marks. No d./w. Green cover is near fine, but maybe corners a little bumped. Gilt lettering with head of fox on front cover in gilt. 17.5cm. x 12.5cm. 1960
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Book number: 6625
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Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: animal mammal frog toad otter mouse fox seal snake newt bat hedgehog rabbit squirrel lizard

 
BUTLER, HARRY.
IN THE WILD WITH HARRY BUTLER.
Sidney, Australia. Australian Broadcasting Service, 1977., Based on the ABC television series. Published in association with Hodder & Stoughton(Australia). The unusual wildlife in Australia, including those rarely seen, the ones which, very sadly, are probably extinct; the harsh places where they live, such as the Gibson Desert & Barrow Island. 128 pages, with colour photographs or illustrations on every page. Near fine, no inscription. Near fine laminated cover. No d./w. ISBN 064297442X. 1977
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Book number: 7105
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Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Barrow Island Gibson Desert Australia wildlife Harry Butler

 
BUXTON, DAVID AND GIRVAN, JOHN.
A Devises Camera II.
Devizes, Wilts. Devizes Books Press, 1986., 125 b./w. photographs on 100 pages. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. except its price clipped. 26.5cm. x 20cm. ISBN 0950909939. 1986
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Book number: 7288
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Keywords: Devizes Wiltshire Jennings Ainstey

 
BY MANY CONTRIBUTERS
FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF BRITAIN. Reader's Digest Nature Lover's Library.
London. Reader's Digest, 1989., Reprint with corrections. Illustrated in colour of birds from various angles, by many artists, plus colour photographs. 319 pages including glossary & index. Near fine cover is illustrated laminated board. Contents clean & near fine, but inscription on top of half-title. Landscape format, 15.5cm. x 20cm. ISBN 0276002199. 1989
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Book number: 6571
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Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: bird ornithology thrush finch hawk duck wren robin blackbird crow geese swans

 
BYRNE, MURIEL ST. CLARE, EDITOR. SELECTION BY BOLAND, BRIDGET.
THE LISLE LETTERS. An Abridgement.
London. The Folio Press/Secker & Warburg, 1983, Reprint, first published 1983 Martin Secker & Warburg. Abridged version of the 6 volumes of letters, which was based on 1900 letters, " Portrait of Tudor family life, in the time of Henry VIII " Selected & arranged by Bridget Boland. Foreword by Hugh Trevor-Roper. 436 pages. 9½" x 7". Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. but back bottom edge & corners are slightly bumped, its not price clipped, £12.50. ISBN 0436079054. 1983
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Book number: 3904
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Keywords: Lisle letters Henry VIII Tudor Calais Basset Grenville Lyssle London

 
CALDWELL, HELEN & JOHN, FORSYTHE, JENNIFER, & OFFLEY, BERYL.
Life on the Fell. A Pictoial Chronicle of a Lakeland Community.
Kelso. Curlew Productions, 2000, Hardback. First edition. "Based on a collection of photographs covering nearly 150 years, with aneddotes & records of life & times in rural Lakeland." Produced in association with the Cartmel Fell & District Local History Association. 126 pages. 8 pages of colour photographs, with black & white and sepia photographs on most of the other pages, plus a family tree for Birket family, & a tree for the Walker family. Landscape format. 21cm. x 26.5cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks Near fine d./w. priced £10.00. ISBN 1900259966 2000
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Book number: 9426
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Keywords: Lakeland The Fells Fell Cartmel Fell Westmorland Ghyll Gill Head Bowland Fell Bowland Bridge Borderside

 
CALTHORPE, LT. COL. SOMERSET J. GOUGH
CADOGAN'S CRIMEA.
London. Book Club Associates, Hamish Hamilton,1979., First published 1855 in 2 volumes by John Murray under the title "Letters From Headquarters." by "A Staff Officer". This is an abridged version, illustrated by Colonel the Hon. Sir George Cadogan, who not only fought in battles, he also painted watercolours of the scenery & fighting. 288 pages including index. Many illustrations in colour & b./ w. Near fine but top & bottom of spine slightly bumped. Near fine d./w. but front top edge slightly bumped. 9.75" x 7.75". 1979
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Book number: 3390
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Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: Cadogan Crimea Calthorpe Raglan Sebastapol Inkermann General James Simpson Balaklava

 
CAMERON, ALAN.
BANK OF SCOTLAND. 1695-1995. A Very Singular Institution.
Edinburgh. Mainstream Publishing, 1995., Reprint. The story of the Bank of Scotland's first 300 years. 264 pages. Well illustrated with over 100 colour & b./w. photographs, prints & documents. Near fine, no inscription. Very good d./w. but small tear front top edge, and a tiny tear side of spine. ISBN 1851586911. 1995
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Book number: 6822
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: Bank of Scotland finance banking

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