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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$ 17.88 | JP¥ 1882]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british social history feminist essays

 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$ 16.6 | JP¥ 1748]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british marxism history politics socialism

 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$ 19.16 | JP¥ 2017]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: social history edwardian ww1 ww2 farming mining fishing industry recreation

 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$ 7.66 | JP¥ 807]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british social history etiquette correspondence letter writing

 
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$ 10.47 | JP¥ 1103]
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 4.80 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.13 | JP¥ 645]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history county artefact social record

 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
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Keywords: british history bedlam madness insanity

 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 4.80 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.13 | JP¥ 645]
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Keywords: british history england seventeenth 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$ 12.77 | JP¥ 1345]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history england economic economics eighteenth century

 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
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Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history monarchy george third american independence napoleonic wars industrial revolution

 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$ 8.94 | JP¥ 941]
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Keywords: british history london east end dockland parish vicar bromley by bow poplar

 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$ 16.6 | JP¥ 1748]
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Keywords: british history country house domestic service tweeny housemaid

 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$ 14.05 | JP¥ 1479]
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Keywords: british history myths legends merlin arthur hengist horsa beowulf mabinogi godiva robin hood

 
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$ 13.41 | JP¥ 1412]
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$ 12.77 | JP¥ 1345]
Catalogue: British History
Keywords: british history english civil war battlefields edgehill newbury marston moore naseby worcester newark

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