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EAST KENT WOMEN'S INSTITUTE
EAST KENT IN LIVING MEMORY.
Newbury. Countryside Books, 1994., Softback. Reprint, first published 1993 by East Kent Federation of Women's Institutes, Canterbury. Members of East Kent W.I. compiled their personal recollections and interviewed elderly men & women, to record life as it was for them in East Kent between 1900 & 1960. 256 pages, illustrated with a double page sketchmap, about 20 b./w. photographs & some line drawings. 8.25" x 5.75". Near fine, no inscription or marks, priced on back £8.95. ISBN 1853062480. 1994
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Keywords: Kent W.I. seaside hop picking Barham Cliftonville Canterbury Tilmanstone Folkestone social history local history

 
EBAN, ABBA.
MY COUNTRY. The Story of Modern Israel.
London. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1972., 304 pages.16 colour photographs, and almost 100 in black & white. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. is torn & worn on corners, priced £3.75.
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Book number: 7374
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Keywords: Israel Jordan Palestine Lake Huleh Gaza Strip Six Day War Ben Gurion Abdul Nasser Moshe Dayan

 
EDLIN, H. L.
Collins Guide To Tree Planting & Cultivation.
London. Collins, 1973., Hardback. No title page so publication date is missing & date stated is only my guess. Priced 42s. & £2.10 on d./w. 349 pages. 24 plates showing 59 b./w. photographs, & 80 figures.. Green cloth cover & book are near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w.. except tiny piece torn off bottom edge. 20cm. x 13cm. ISBN 1973
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Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Trees arbor coniferous deciduous evergreen

 
EDWARDES, MICHAEL.
British India 1772 - 1947. A survey of the nature & effects of alien rule.
London. Sidgwick & Jackson, 1967., Ex Library. 396 pages including notes on sources. B./w. frontispiece and 60 b./ w. illustrations at the end of the book, between pages 327 & 374. Library stamps and marks on f.e.p., on half-title and on title page, o./w. contents near fine. Cover is near fine but top & bottom of spine are slightly bumped. D./w. is slightly worn top & bottom of spine, o./w. near fine, not price clipped (70/- or £3.50.) 9.25" x 5.75". 1957
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Book number: 3831
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Keywords: India Colonial British Empire East India Company Hinduism Tagore Warren Hastings Calcutta Indian National Congress Bengal

 
EDWARDS, GEOFFREY.
The Borough of Colwyn Bay. A Social History 1934 - 1974.
Colwyn. Colwyn Borough Council. 1984., Hardback. First edition. 97 pages. 18 b./w. photographs. 21.5cm. x 14.5cm. Green cloth cover is near fine, contents near fine, no inscription or marks but previous owner's address label on front endpage. No d./w. 1984
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Keywords: Colwyn Bay North Wales

 
EGGENBERGER, DAVID.
A Dictionary Of Battles. From 1479 B.C. To The Present.
London. George Allen & Unwin, 1967., Ex Library. 'Accounts of 1,560 Battles.' Has probably been rebound by library, using the dustwrapper. A few library stamps & damage on f.e.p. where label has been removed, o./w. very good. 526 pages including 4 pages of suggested further reading & index. About 100 maps of battlefields by Donald T. Pitcher. 10" x 7½".Heavy. ISBN 04900008 X. 1967
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Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: Battles War battlefields conflicts

 
EKWALL, EILERT.
Street-Names of the City of London.
Oxford. At The Clarendon Press, 1965., Hardback. Ex Reference Library. Reprint of first edition with corrections. 211 pages. A folded map of the City of London c. 1600, 21cm. x 43cm. is at the end. Navyblue cover is near fine, inside is very good apart from library marks, 'Sale 1995' stamped in red, 'Cancelled' stamped in green, & barcode on front endpage. D./w. is very good but top edge was folded under to fit inside library sleeve, priced 25s (£1.25). 19.5cm. x 12.5cm. 1965
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Keywords: London City of London Streets street-names

 
ELIOT, SIMON AND STERN, BEVERLEY.
THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT. Volume 1. An Anthology of 18th-Century Texts.
London. Ward Lock Educational / Open University, 1983., Paperback. Volume 1. An Open University set book. Reprint. 345 pages including index. Very good but previous owner has written some words neatly in margins. 9" x 6". ISBN 0706239210 1983 ISBN: 0706239210
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Book number: 5101
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Keywords: Eighteenth century history revolution 18th century

 
ELLEN, R.G.
A LONDON STEEPLECHASE.A Consise Guide to 150 Old London Churches, with maps & illustrations.
London. City Press, 1972., Ex Library. "A Survey of the 150 Parish Churches historically associated with the Parish Clerks' Company of the City of London." Foreword by the Bishop of London. 163 pages. 24 black & white plates, of photographs, engravings & prints. 'Sale 1995' is stamped in red on front endpage, 'cancelled' & barcode label on half-title, o./w. near fine. Near fine d./w., priced £3.00. Front endpages are illustrated with a map of London showing where the churches are. Back endpages are a map of London showing locations of churches which had histoical links with 'The Worshipful Company of Parish Clerks.' 1972
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Keywords: London church City of London Thames steeple steeplechases

 
ELLIS, PETER BERRESFORD.
Caesar's Invasion of Britain.
London. Orbis, 1978., Ex Library. 144 pages, including bibliography & index. Over 60 b./w. photographs, maps & diagrams. 25.5 cm. x 19.5 cm. Near fine, except library marks on half-title.and back endpage. D./w. near fine, priced £5.95, but top corners are worn. ISBN 0856130184. 1978
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Keywords: Julius Caesar Romans Gauls Britain

 
ELLIS, MALCOLM (EDITOR) REYNOLDS, MIKE; MEYER, RICHARD; AND MANY EXPERTS.
Operation Chough. The Story of the Cornish Chough - will it ever return?
Hayle,Cornwall. Glasgow University / Paradise Park, c. 1990., Paperback. Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Cornwall. Introduction by Mike Reynolds of "The Rare & Endangered Birds Breeding Centre" at Hayle. A Glasgow University Research Project. Pages not numbered but about 26. Colour and b./w. photographs. 9.5" x 6.75". All who contributed text, photographs etc. gave their services for free. Originally sold on behalf of the project "Operation Chough". 1990
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Book number: 5407
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Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Cornwall Chough bird ornithology Hayle

 
ELTRINGHAM, DR. S. K. (CONSULTANT)
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of ELEPHANTS.
London. Salamander Books, 1991., From Their Origins and Evolution to their Ceremonial and Working Relationship with Man." 188 pages. Many colour photographs, drawings, maps & charts. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription. D./w. edges bumped & corners slightly worn. 12" x 8.75". ISBN 0861015568. 1991
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Keywords: elephant 5456 ivory conservation

 
EPTON, NINA.
LOVE AND THE ENGLISH.
London. Cassell, 1960., Divided into 6 parts:.1) The Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Ages: The Awakening. II) The Sixteenth Century: An Age of Ripeness. III) The Seventeenth Century: An Age of Contrasts. IV) The Eighteenth Century: Silks & Shadows. V) The Nineteenth Century: From Beaux to the Steam Age. VI) The Twentieth Century: The Age of Sex. 390 pages. 17 b./w. paintings & prints. Previous owner's name on f.e.p. otherwise contents near fine. No d./w. 22.25cm. x 14cm. 1960
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Keywords: love romance sex couples marriage relationships

 
EVANS, GEORGE EWART.
WHERE BEARDS WAG ALL. The Relevance of the Oral Tradition.
London. Faber & Faber, 1971., Reprint. Rural life in East Anglia, mainly Norfolk & Suffolk. A collection of the stories and memories of the people themselves. Divided in 4 parts.1)The Craftsmen. 2) Agricuture. 3) The Village. 4) Migrant Workers. 296 pages including selected bibliography. 29 b./ w. photographs, some of them old and some new ones taken by David Gentleman, who also did the illustrations. 8.75" x 5.5". 2 line inscription on top of title page, neatly written in small handwriting, o./w. near fine. Near fine d./w. priced £2.50. ISBN 0571084117 1971
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Keywords: craftsmen agriculture Norfolk Suffolk villages agricultural labourers

 
FAGAN, BRIAN M.
THE RAPE OF THE NILE. Tomb Robbers, Tourists, & Archaeologists in Egypt.
London. Book Club, 1977., Reprint, first published 1975 by MacDonald & Jane's. 399 pages including sources, & index. Illustrated with black & white photographs, maps, & diagrams. Near fine but inscription on front free end page. Near fine d./w. but small tear front top edge,and top edge is slightly bumped. ISBN 035404091X. 1977
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Keywords: Cairo Nile Egypt pyramids PhilaeBerenice Dendereh Abu Simbel Luxor Nefertitiy Tut-ankh-Amun

 
FAIRSERVIS, WALTER A.
THE ROOTS OF ANCIENT INDIA. The Archaeology of Early Indian Civilization.
London. George Allen & Unwin, 1971., Previous owner wrote in pencil on half-title page ' Ex Library' although I can't see any library marks, but front end-page is missing. 482 pages including bibliography & index. Well illustrated with 58 b./w. photographs, 75 drawings, diagrams & figures, 28 maps, and 10 tables. Contents very good, but 2 small marks on end pages from old sellotape. Cover very good. D./w. slightly worn and bumped on edges, 3 cm. tear on front top edge, not price clipped (£4.50.) 24.5 cm. x 16.5 cm. 1971
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Keywords: India archaeology history Harrapan Kohtras Buthi Kandahar Mundigak Indus Gondrani Quetta Harrapan

 
FARNIE, D. A.
The Manchester Ship Canal and the rise of the Port of Manchester. 1894 - 1975
Manchester. Manchester University Press, 1980., Hardback. First edition. History of the company from the beginning, its construction & success, linking Manchester to the Americas, the Far East & the world. 187 pages, with 9 tables, 24 b. & w. photographs and maps. 21.5cm. x 15cm. Near fine but ends of spine slightly bumped & the topmost edge is slightly faded. This is hardly noticeable. ISBN 071900795X 1980
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Keywords: Manchester Liverpool Mersey Runcorn Eastham Ellesmere Trafford Barton Manchester Ship Canal Irlam Salford Cheshire Lancashire

 
FAST, HOWARD
PEEKSKILL: U S A ; A Personal Experience.
Moscow. Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1954., (Seems to be a first USSR edition.) An account of a concert in 1953 where the black singer Paul Robeson was expected to appear, and the hostility of police & state troopers along side a very aggressive crowd of anti-negro protesters. 110 pages. 6 b./w. photographs. Foreword or introduction is in Russian. Cream coloured boards with brown linen spine is slightly dusty otherwise very good, but corners bumped. Contents very good, no inscription or marks. 20.5cm. x 13.5cm. 1954
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Keywords: Peeksgill negro Blacks African-American Paul Robeson

 
FAZAKERLEY LOCAL HISTORY GROUP.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF FAZAKERLEY AND DISTRICT.
Fazakerley. Fazakerley Local History Group, 1990, No publisher and no date are given, but as the group first formed in 1987 I'm guessing this book was published around 1989 or 1990. 21cm. x 14.25cm. Cover and contents near fine, no inscription or marks. 1990
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Keywords: Fazakerley Lancashire Liverpool Walton

 
FEATHERSTONE, DONALD
THE BOWMEN OF ENGLAND. The Story of the English Longbow.
Barnsley, Yorks. Pen & Sword Books, 2005., Paperback, irst published 1968 by Potter. A study of the longbow from the 12th to 17th century, & an account of how it was used in France in 1940. 200 pages including bibliography. 13 b./w. illustrations. 3 maps. 7.75" x 5". Near fine. ISBN 0850529468. 2005
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Book number: 2609
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Keywords: longbow arrow archery bowmen war-bow crossbow

 
FEHRENBACH, T. R.
LONE STAR. A History of Texas and the Texans.
New York. American Legacy Press, 1983., Reprint, first published 1968 for $17.50 by Macmillan. " The story of armed migration, of conquest, of courage, corruption, despair, vast dreams, and folly." 761 pages. 23.5cm. 15.5cm. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. ISBN 0517402807. 1983
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Keywords: Texas Texans San Antonio Kiowa Indians Comanche Indians Alamo Apache

 
FELTWELL. JOHN.
The Natural History of Butterflies.
London. Croom Helm, 1986., Hardback. Ex Library. 133 pages. 20 colour photographs on 8 pages, and 24 b./w. figures. 24cm. x 16cm. Near fine apart from library marks & "Sale 1995"stamped in red on front endpage.. D./w. is very good, priced £12.95. 1986
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Keywords: butterfly caterpillar insect lepidoptera

 
FERGUSON, ALDON.
CHESHIRE AIRFIELDS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Newbury, Berks. Countryside Books, 2008., Softback. 256 pages. Illustrated with about 145 black & white photographs and maps. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine stiff card cover, priced on back £12.99. 21cm. x 15cm. ISBN 9781853069277. 2008
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Keywords: Cheshire Chester airfield aviation planes

 
FERGUSON, NIALL.
EMPIRE. How Britain Made the Modern World.
London. Allen Lane / Penguin, 2003., Hardback. First edition. Published to accompany the Chanel Four series 392 pages. 9 maps and 12 figures. Over 100 colour and b./w photographs. prints & illustrations. 25.25cm. x 19.25cm. Navyblue cloth cover is near fine. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., priced £25.00. 2003
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Keywords: British Empire

 
FERGUSON-LEES, JAMES AND CAMPBELL, BRUCE. (EDITORS.) & OTHERS.
The Natural History of Britain & Northern Europe. Set of 5 Volumes.
London. Book Club Associates/Hodder & Stoughton, 1978 & 1979., 5 attractive books with some lovely illustrations. The first is published by Hodder & Stoughton, the others are BCA editions. All 5 are hardbacks, have 224 pages, 660 colour illustrations, all are near fine, no inscription or marks, in laminated covers & no d./w. 1) "Coasts & Estuaries" by Richard Barnes, pub. H. & S. priced on back £4.95, 40 full page colour illustrations & many others, colour photos & maps. ISBN 0340231548. 2) "Fields & Lowlands" by Derrick Boatman, about 36 full page colour plates, many colour illustrations in text, colour photos, & maps. 3) "Mountains & Moorlands" by Arnold Darlington. 35 full page colour plates, many illustrations on half pages, colour photos, & maps. 4) "Towns & Gardens" by Denis Owen. 36 full page colour plates, many half page colour illustrations, photos & maps. 5) "Rivers, Lakes & Marshes" by Brian Whitton. 43 full page colour plates, many others within text, & colour photographs (660 in colour in total) & maps. All 5 copies are near fine. 20.5cm. x 13cm. 1978
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Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: natural history birds flowers bird insects butterflies bats amphibians trees mountain moorland estuaries coasts lowlands

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