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BAGLEY, J.J.; DRAKE, K.B.; MURPHY, JAMES.(EDITORS.)
TRANSACTIONS Of The HISTORIC SOCIETY Of LANCASHIRE And CHESHIRE. Vol. 118
Liverpool. Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire, 1967., For the year 1966. Volume 118. Includes interesting articles such as buildings on Liverpool docks, the Glegg family of Wirral, a Civil War coin hoard, & rise of public elementary education in Liverpool. 153 pages. 18 b./ w. photographs & prints. 22cm. x 17cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks. No d./w. 1967
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Book number: 6637
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Keywords: Liverpool Wirral Civil War coins docks Glegg John Daniel Daresbury Lancashire Cheshire

 
BAGLEY, J.J. AND MURPHY, JAMES (HONORARY EDITORS)
TRANSACTIONS OF THE HISTORIC SOCIETY LANCASHIRE & CHESHIRE For the Year 1964. Vol. 116.
Liverpool. Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire,1965, Hardback. Volume 116, published 1965 for the year 1964. 253 pages. 23 b./w. prints & photographs, 5 line illustrations, and a Blundell family tree. Cover and contents near fine, no inscription or marks. 22.5cm. x 14.5cm. 1965
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Book number: 9230
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Keywords: Lancashire Cheshire Wirral Blundell family Liverpool Sparling & Bolden Blundell's Colleries Chester shipbuilding children's games & jingles George Lyon - highwayman

 
BAGLEY, J.J. AND MURPHY, JAMES. (HONORARY EDITORS)
TRANSACTIONS of the HISTORIC SOCIETY Of LANCASHIRE and CHESHIRE For the year 1965. Vol.117.
Liverpool. Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire, 1966, For the year 1965. 215 pages. 30 b./w. illustrations, & 14 figures of line illustrations. Among the articles are " Port of Chester in 15th c.; Lancashire Cavaliers; Cruck buildings Lancashire & Cheshire; Marshall's of Northwich, Salt proprietors; Bloomery Furnace at Hackensall; Blundell's Colleries; Poor Law in Preston Union 1838-1848; Battle of Whalley; Roger of Poitou, with 3 Tables showing his descendants; & Halmote Rolls of Great Crosby. Very good except previous owner taped a clear cover (removable) on this book which has left 4 faint impressions on the endpages, otherwise would be near fine. 22.5cm. x 14cm. 1966
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Book number: 9233
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Keywords: Blundell's colleries Pemberton & Summersales Colliery iUp Holland Chester Cruck buildings Hackensall Whalley Halmote Preston Union Marshalls of Northwich Hartford Manor Hartford Beach

 
BAINBRIGGE FLETCHER, T AND INGLIS, C. M.
BIRDS OF AN INDIAN GARDEN.
London. Collins, 1936., Second edition, revised & enlarged with 33 coloured plates." The colourful birds found in an Indian garden. Colour plates. Cover is rubbed & worn on edges. Previous owner's inscription on f.f.e.p. "To Jan with love from Daddy, Delhi 1945". In very small writing on top of page is "Jan Allen 1945" though please note it might be "Ian Allen", not Jan. Bookshop's address stamped on bottom of page "The Mehra Booksellers & News Agency, Delhi." 201 pages. 9¾" x 7½". Cover worn on corners and edges, bumped & worn on ends of spine. 1936
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Book number: 4338
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Keywords: bird Indian fly-catcher Drongo Bengal jungle-babbler crow Myna Oriole Barbet woodpecker Wagtail Dayal Hoopoe Nightjar Owlet Egret Bee-Eater Bulbul Paroquet

 
BAINES, VALERIE (PAINTINGS BY) & DUNBAR, DAVID.(EDITOR)
GLORIOUS BUTTERFLIES, And Their Flora.
Dedham,Colchester. The British Butterfly Conservation Society, 1993., Published by the Butterfly Conservation Society to mark their 25th year. Near fine. D./w. slightly rubbed, o./w. near fine. For this book Valerie Baines has painted nearly 70 different species of British butterflies, she included the food plants their caterpiller feed on too. The 8 paintings have a chart opposite for identification. Each illustrates a particular habitat, such as Grassland, Woodland, Migrant, In Danger, with a description from a contributor, including a page "Extinct Butterflies" by Robert Gooden. 39 pages. 30.5cm. x 21.5cm. ISBN 0951245287 1993
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Book number: 2429
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Keywords: butterflies flowers catterpillar pupae chrysalis

 
BALL, PHILIP
BRIGHT EARTH. THE INVENTION OF COLOUR.
London. Viking, 2001., All about colour, its history, origins, alchemy, the dyes, different pigments, hues, ingredients and chemistry. The artists favourite colours, and how they prepared their paints. 434 pages including chapter notes. 66 colour illustrations on 24 pages, & 16 b./w. within text. 9½" x 6¼". Near fine, no inscription, but something like tea or coffee has splashed down side edge of book, mainly on top back corner. Although this is clearly visible, it hasn't affected the pages or plates, the book is still lovely. D./w. is near fine,priced £18.99. ISBN 0670893463 2001
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Book number: 3690
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Keywords: colour art artists paint dye painters hues pigment oilpaint watercolour

 
BALLARD, ROBERT D. WITH DUNMORE, SPENCER.
Exploring The Lusitania. Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking that Changed History.
London. Weidenfeld & Nicolson / Madison Press, 1995., In 1915, the Germans fired torpedos at the giant Cunard liner the "Lusitania", causing the death of 1,195 passengers. 227 pages, with lifelike paintings by Ken Marschall, many colour underwater photographs taken by Ballard, & also old black & white photographs taken at the time of the disaster. 11.25" x 8.75". Near fine, no inscription or marks, in near fine d./w., not price clipped. (£20) ISBN 0297813145. 1995
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Book number: 1760
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Keywords: Cunard Lusitania W./W.1 shipwreck

 
BARBER, NOEL.
LORDS OF THE GOLDEN HORN. The Sultans, their harems and the fall of the Ottoman Empire.
London. Book Club Associates, 1973., From Suleiman the Magnificent to Kamal Ataturk." First published 1973 by Macmillan. 304 pages. 47 b./w. illustrations and 7 maps. 24.5cm. x 17cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks, in near fine cover. Near fine d,/w. SBN 333138619. 1973
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Book number: 8115
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Keywords: Sultan harem Ottoman Empire Suleiman Kamal Ataturk Constantinople Turkey

 
BARNES, HENRY ELMER
An Intellectual and Cultural History of the Western World.
New York. Dover Publications, 1965, Paperback. Third revised edition. Published in three volumes, this is vol.2. It follows on from end of volume 1, with pages from 546 to 944. " From the Renaissance through the 18th century." Volumes 1 & 3 also available. Constable price sticker on front for 24/- (£1.20) 8.5" x 5.5" Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine stiff card cover. 1965
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Book number: 6525
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Keywords: history culture arts literature music

 
BARNES, JOHN A.G.,
THE TITMICE OF THE BRITISH ISLES.
Newton Abbot. David & Charles, 1975., All about titmice birds, the bluetits, black head & longtailed tits etc. of the British Isles. Near fine except top front corner bumped. White d./w. slightly rubbed o./w very good. 212 pages.12 b./ w. photographs & 5 drawings or diagrams within text. 8.75" x 5.5" ISBN 0715369555. 1975
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Book number: 505
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Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: Birds Blue tits titmice great tits nests ornithology birdwatching bx19

 
BARROW, ANDREW.
The Flesh Is Weak. An intimate History of the Church of England.
London. Hamish Hamilton, 1980., Hardback. First edition. 254 pages and 71 b./w. illustrations. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., priced £10.95. 24cm. x 15.5cm. ISBN 0241102340 1980
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Book number: 9940
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Keywords: C. of E. Church of England Bishop clergy vicars parsons

 
BARRY, JOSEPH.
VERSAILLES. The Passions and Politics of an Era.
London. Victor Gollancz, 1972., 538 pages including chapter notes and bibliography. 36 b./w. illustrations. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine cover. D./w. is near fine, but corners slightly rubbed, and its price clipped. 23.5cm. x 15.5cm. ISBN 0575014709. 1972
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Book number: 8283
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Keywords: 5771c France Versailles Louis XIII Louis XV Sun King Louis VI

 
BARTON, DAVID A.
Around Matlock In Old Photographs
Stroud, Gloucestershire. Budding Books, 1998.., Softback. Reprint, first published 1993 by Allan Suton. From the series "Britain in old Photographs". 159 pages. About 250 old b. & w. photographs of the Matlock area, including Darley Dale, Tansley, Cromford & Bonsall from Victorian times to the 1960s. Priced £7.99 on back cover. Mostly in very good condition but 6 pages,(153 to 159), are faintly wrinkled, probably from damp. Its hardly noticeable but those pages are slightly affected. 22cm. x 15.25cm. ISBN 1840150769 1998
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Keywords: Matlock Darley Dale Tansley Cromford Bonsall Derbyshire

 
BATHE, B.W., RUBIN DE CERVIN,G.B., TAILLEMITE,E. & OTHERS.
THE GREAT AGE OF SAIL.
London. Patrick Stephens / Edita Lausanne,1967., Edited by Joseph Jobe, translated by Michael Kelly. Impressive book on sailing ships beautifully illustrated in colour and black & white, with photographs, paintings, prints, engravings, diagrams and drawings, some of them tipped in, some are double page & folded. 272 pages, 268 illustrations, of which 44 are in colour and 16 in 2 colours. 8 monographs of vessels with 31 pages of plans. 13¼" x 11½". Near fine in cream binding, no inscription or marks except bottom edge is slightly soiled from shelf wear. Dust jacket worn & torn on top & bottom edges, top edge is bumped & a tear down front is repaired on the inside with tape. Very heavy. 1967
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Book number: 2497
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Catalogue: Maritime History
Keywords: sailing ship boats tall ships sail maritime museum

 
BEAUFORT, 8TH DUKE OF
DRIVING.
Shedfield, Hants. Ashford Press Publishing, 1986., Reprint. Foreword by 11th Duke of Beaufort. First published in 1890 as part of the Badminton Library, by "The Field". Illustrated in b./w. by G.D. Giles and John Sturgess. 426 pages including bibliography. 7.75" x 5.25". Near fine, no inscription or marks. No d./w. ISBN 0907069541. 1986 ISBN: 0907069541
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Book number: 5504
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Keywords: riding coach Beaufort coachman horse horses stagecoach wagonette carriages

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