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BROWN, DAVID.
DET ANGELSAKSISKE ENGLAND. Fra arkæologiens verden.
Copenhagen, Denmark. Schonbergske Forlag, 1979., Softback. First published 1978 as "Anglo-Saxon England " by Bodley Head. Translated into Danish by Pippa Brand. 112 pages. B./w. photographs & diagrams. Contents clean, no inscription. Stiff card cover is rubbed on edges & corners, scuffed on top side edge of spine, small faint crease on back bottom corner, o./w. very good. ISBN 8757010927. 1979
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Book number: 7143
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: Danish Denmark England Anglo Saxon Anglo-Saxon archæology excavation

 
BROWN, JAMES WALTER.
ROUND CARLISLE CROSS. OLD STORIES RETOLD. Third Series.
Carlisle. Charles Thurnham, 1923., Ex Library. Volume three of books of short stories by Brown on Carlisle. 153 pages. Black & white frontispiece. Cover is worn on edges & corners. Endpages slightly soiled & faintly foxed, otherwise contents clean, no library marks or labels but there is a small red stamp on bottom corner of many pages. 22cm. x 14.5cm. 1923
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Book number: 7395
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Keywords: Carlisle Cumberland John Peel

 
BROWN, MALCOLM AND MEEHAN, PATRICIA.
Scapa Flow. The Story of Britain's Greatest Naval Anchorage in Two World Wars.
London. Pan Books, 2002., Paperback. Reprint, first published 1968. 264 pages. 42 b./w. photographs. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Priced £7.99 on back. 19.75cm. x 12.75cm. 2002
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Book number: 9644
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: Scapa Flow Orkney 'Jellicoes' Kitchiner Pentland Firth

 
BROWN, P. HUME. EDITED BY HENRY MEIKLE.
SCOTLAND. A Short History. New Edition.
Edinburgh. Oliver & Boyd, 1961., First published 1908, revised & enlarged 1951, revised 1955, this is a reprint of the revised edition. 350 pages, 110 b./w. illustrations. Near fine, but previous owner wrote her name neatly on front endpage, and "Edinburgh" with 4 dates underneath. Near fine red cover. Near fine d./w., priced 18 shillings. 22 cm. x 14.5 cm. 1961
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Book number: 7061
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: Scotland Edinburgh Highlands Glasgow Aberdeen Inverness

 
BROWN, DEE.
The Westerners.
London. Book Club Associates / Michael Joseph, 1974., The story of the American West is a world of quests & wars...of early mappers, travellers on tracks & trails, into remote lands...". 288 pages, very well illustrated throughout with 32 colour & 120 b/w. photographs, paintings, prints, documents & drawings. 25.5cm. x 19cm. Contents near fine, clean, no inscription or marks. Brown cloth cover near fine but top edge is faded. D./w. slightly bumped on top edge, tiny tear front bottom edge o./w. near fine. 1974.
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Book number: 8434
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: Wells Fargo Frederick Remington George Catlin California Oregan Nevada Utah Gold Rush New Mexico The Rockies America United States General Custer General Sherman

 
BRUCE, HARRY (TEXT) AND HARRIS, CHIC.(PHOTOGRAPHY)
A BASKET OF APPLES. RECOLLECTIONS OF HISTORIC NOVA SCOTIA.
Toronto. Oxford University Press, 1982... an affectionate tribute to the province's past." A nicely produced book. 83 pages, coated paper with beautiful colour photographs on every page. Red cover and contents are near fine, but inscription opposite the half-title. Near fine d./w. inside cellophane cover. 27cm. x 22cm. ISBN 0195403932 1982
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Book number: 7845
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Keywords: Nova Scotia Halifax New Brunswick Canada

 
BRYANT, JULIUS
TURNER. PAINTING The NATION. English Heritage properties as seen by J.M.W. Turner.
London. English Heritage,1998., Softback. Reprint, first published 1996. 102 pages. Illustrated in colour with paintings by Turner of 35 properties which are now in the care of English heritage, along side old prints in b.& w., and modern photographs in colour & b. & w. 8¼" x 8¼". Near fine but corners slightly bumped, & residue from price label on back cover. ISBN 1850746540 1988
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Book number: 3870
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Keywords: Turner watercolours paintings English Heritage

 
BRYANT, ARTHUR.
The Years of Endurance. 1793 - 1802.
London. Collins, 1942., Hardback. 2nd impression ...December 1942, (first impression was Nov. 1942), 370 pages. 9 maps, that is 2 maps, plus maps pn endpages, the front endpage has 2 small maps inserted & back endpage has 3 small maps inserted. 22cm. x 14cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. is torn on ends of spine & 3 corners, worn & nicked on edges otherwise very good. 1942
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Book number: 9583
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: Napoleon Duke of Wellington William Pitt Nelson Bonaparte

 
BRYSON, BILL. (EDITED & INTRODUCED BY.)
Seeing Further." The Story of Science & the Royal Society.
London. Harper Press, 2010., 20 distinguished writers have each contributed a chapter. Among them are Margaret Atwood, Richard Dawkins, James Gleick and Simon Schaffer. Introduced by Bill Bryson and Martin Rees concludes with "Looking 50 years ahead." 490 pages. 24cm. x 17.5cm. Contents clean, no inscription or marks. Near fine red cover. D./w. is slightly damaged on the back, a patch (5cm. x 2.5cm.) of the surface is rubbed off, possibly from something accidentally stuck to it, its also slightly rubbed on edges and corners, otherwise very good. Priced £25.00. ISBN 9780007302567. 2010
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Book number: 8188
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Keywords: science The Royal Society scientists Richard Dawkins Margaret Atwood James Gleick Simon Schaffer

 
BU'LOCK, J. D.
Pre-Conquest Cheshire 383-1066. Volume Three in in the series "A History of Cheshire.
Chester. Cheshire Community Council, 1972., Hardback. First edition. 91 pages.19 b./w. photographs of 27 items.13 pages of drawings of figures or diagrams. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d.w. 23.5cm. x 15cm. 1972
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Book number: 9785
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: Cheshire Chester Sandbach Aethelfrith Wirral Mercia Meols Tarvin Nantwich Northwich West Kirby

 
BUCKLAND, P.J. AND POWER, M.J. (HONORARY EDITORS.)
TRANSACTIONS OF THE HISTORIC SOCIETY OF LANCASHIRE And CHESHIRE. For 1971. Vol. 123.
Liverpool. Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1972., Hardback. Volume 123 for the year 1971.182 pages, with 4 black & white illustrations. Red cloth cover with gilt lettering on spine and motif on the front. Cover and contents are near fine, no inscription or marks. No d./w. Interesting articles including "career of William Brereton of Malpas; Education Lancashire & Cheshire 1640-1660; James Cropper & Anti-Slavery; Early history Manchester College; James Garnett of Low Moor. Clitheroe; American Civil War; Mrs. Gaskell & Cotton Famine in Manchester." etc. 22.5cm. x 14.5cm. 1972
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Book number: 9232
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: Brereton Elizabeth Gaskell Mrs. Gaskell James Cropper James Garnett Low Moor Clitherloe Cotton Famine Waddow Hall Pipe-Wolferstan schools Manchester College Chester Clitheroe

 
BUCKLAND, P. J., KERMODE, J. I., & POWER, M. J. (HONORARY EDITORS)
TRANSACTIONS OF THE HISTORIC SOCIETY OF LANCASHIRE and CHESHIRE. for the year 1972. Volume 124.
Liverpool. Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire, 1973., Volume 124 for year 1972. 200 pages. 7 full page illustrations, of plans, maps, figures & charts. Among the subjects are Red cloth cover with gilt lettering on spine & motif on front is near fine, contents clean & near fine. 22.25cm. x 14cm. 1973
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Book number: 9234
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: Liverpool Birkenhead Docks Liverpool Slave Trade Baptists Lancashire Miners Lancashire Liberals Lancashire & Cheshire Clergy Sir William Dolben Wallasey

 
BULLOCH, JOHN AND MILLER, HENRY.
SPY RING. The Full Story of the Portland Naval Spy Case.
London. Martin Secker & Warburg, 1961., First cheap edition." 224 pages. 11 b./w. photographs ( actually 17) on 8 pages. 20.5cm. x 13.5cm. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. is very good, priced 6s., but back is slightly marked in 4 places. 1961
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Book number: 7658
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Keywords: spy spies Portland Kroger Morris Cohen crime

 
BURCHELL, R.A.
THE SAN FRANCISCO IRISH. 1848-1880.
Manchester. Manchester University Press, 1979., Burchell was Lecturer in American History at Manchester University. 227 pages. 22 tables, no illustrations. Fine in fine d./w.. No inscription, no wear, no tears or marks. 8.75" x 5.5". ISBN 0719007550. 1979
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Book number: 2925
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Catalogue: HIstory
Keywords: Ireland Irish San Francisco Gold Rush California immigrants

 
BURKE, THOMAS.
THE ENGLISH TOWNSMAN.
London. B.T. Batsford, 1947., 2nd edition, first published 1946. 151 pages. 97 b./w. prints, drawings & photographs. Near fine, no inscription or marks. 22.5cm. x 14.5cm. Contents are clean but edges of pages (on closed book) are slightly foxed. D./w. is near fine but spine is browned, a 2cm. tear top right corner, corners and ends of spine are slightly nicked or torn. 1947
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Book number: 6939
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: towns Georgian Stuarts nineteenth century

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