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Image for Cuimhneachán 1916-1966 A Record of Ireland's Commemoration of the 1916 Uprising

Cuimhneachán 1916-1966 A Record of Ireland's Commemoration of the 1916 Uprising

By: N/A

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Dublin, Department of External Affairs: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18069

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with soiling, tears and chipping. Gift inscription on reverse of FFEP. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and Colour photographs.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 94 pages; "The Easter Rising (Irish: Éirí Amach na Cásca), also known as the Easter Rebellion, was an armed insurrection in Ireland during Easter Week, April 1916. The Rising was launched by Irish republicans to end British rule in Ireland and establish an independent Irish Republic while the United Kingdom was heavily engaged in World War I. It was the most significant uprisi... View more info

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Bartholomew's Road Atlas of Great Britain

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Son Ltd.: 1966

Seller ID: 18165

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear, with soiling, tape-repaired tears. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. AA map of Great Britain laid in, in G- only condition ; Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 112 pages View more info

Image for Pictures in Colour of Oxford With its University and Colleges

Pictures in Colour of Oxford With its University and Colleges

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norwich, UK, Jarrold & Sons Ltd: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18243

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Boards have some edge wear, light soiling, small corner bumps. Some offset discoloration of FFEP and BFEP. Top quarter missing of illustration pasted on front board ; A tight solid book. A number of advertising pages at back of book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Lovely colour plates of Oxford University and its colleges as well as surrounding areas. View more info

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Lancaster and the Lune Valley

By: Alston, Robert (compiler)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bath, UK, Chalford Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Edition

Seller ID: 7935

ISBN: 0752400150

Condition: New


This book with card covers shows only slight wear. ; Trade PB; The Old Photographs Series; B&W Photographs; 159 pages; This book is "compiled from personal photographs and a unique collection of photographic picture postcards .. portrayal of Lancaster and the Lune Valley in the first twenty-five years of this century .. fascinating and nostalgic insight into the life and changing landscape of the area." View more info

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Jacobite Rising of 1715

By: Baynes, John

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17543

ISBN: 0304935654

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, gift inscription and sticker shadow on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.27 X 5.83 X 1.26 inches; 246 pages; A history of the Scottish rebellion of the early 18th Century. View more info

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Roman Scotland

By: Breeze, David J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Batsford Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18540

ISBN: 071347890X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Historic Scotland; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.61 X 7.32 X 0.39 inches; 128 pages; "The Romans tried to conquer Scotland three times 2000 years ago. These forays have left their mark, which can still be seen in the form of earthworks - the remains of forts and frontiers constructed by the army. This study shows the effect of these periods of occupation on Scotland and its people." View more info

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Two Centuries of the Church of Scotland, 1707-1929; The Hastie Lectures in the University of Glasgow

By: Campbell, Andrew James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paisley, Scotland, Alexander Gardner, Ltd: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19484

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show some shelf wear, previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 317 pages; The five lectures by Campbell have been expanded upon by him, including footnotes and index View more info

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Celtic Britain

By: Chadwick, Nora K.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1964

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18558

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, price-clipped, some offset on endpapers. A tear on front flap. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. This appears to be published in Britain by the original publisher (Thames & Hudson) with the imprint of Frederick A. Praeger pasted over it on the title page ; Ancient People and Places #34; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; "The Celtic peoples are the earliest inhabitants of Britain who have been able to speak to us directly. In their native British poetry and early stories, their laws and genealogies, their funer... View more info

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English Diplomatic Administration 1259-1339

By: Cuttino, G P

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17920

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some discoloration of endpapers, pages a little yellowed, red cloth covered boards faded top and spine, some fraying head & tail of spine. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 195 pages; The author has studied the manuscripts of the period to present this study of English-French relations which applies to most of the medieval period. View more info

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Colonial Challenges Britons, Native Americans, and Caribs, 1759-1775

By: Fabel, Robin F. A.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19001

ISBN: 081301798X

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


As new. ; A bright, solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.3 X 6.2 X 0.9 inches; 282 pages; "In this examination of British colonial practices, Robin Fabel investigates the reactions of native populations to British imperialism in the two decades before the American Revolution. Specifically, he looks at the Cherokees, the small tribes of the Mississippi, and the Black Caribs of the Windward Islands - all groups whose territories bordered on British settlements, all groups who first cooperated with and later resisted British diplomatic and military instrusions. Fabel reveals the flaws in Briti... View more info

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THE ENCHANTING NORTH

By: Fletcher, J. S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3001

Condition: Good+


Illustrated boards with red printing and gray background, Some shelfwear to edges and corners. Previous owner's name on FFEP, notes on what appear to be his travels with the book on BFEP. Fold- out map behind BFEP is present, torn along center creased. Some foxing throughout. View more info

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Tinkers and Travellers Ireland's Nomads

By: Gmelch, Sharon

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Dublin, The O'Brien Press: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16154

ISBN: 0905140699

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Some creasing of top edge of dustjacket ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 144 pages; A history of the nomadic tinkers, fortunetellers and gypsies of Ireland. View more info

Image for War, Politics and Finance in Late Medieval English Towns  Bristol, York and the Crown, 1350-1400

War, Politics and Finance in Late Medieval English Towns Bristol, York and the Crown, 1350-1400

By: Liddy, Christian D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, Royal Historical Society: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18004

ISBN: 0861932749

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ shows very light shelf wear.; Inscribed by the author to personal friends on FFEP. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series; 9.21 X 6.14 X 1.26 inches; 264 pages; "The strengthening of ties between crown and locality in the fourteenth century is epitomised by the relationships between York and Bristol (then amongst the largest and wealthiest urban communities in England) and the crown. This book combines a detailed study of the individuals who ruled Bristol and York at the time with a close analysi... View more info

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Glencoe

By: Prebble, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Secker and Warburg: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18407

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Cloth boards show light shelf wear, price clipped DJ is creased, torn and chipped with approx. 1/2" square piece missing from DJ top foredge. A crease in bottom fore corner of first 65 pages. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; "Early on the morning of 13 February 1692, in the aftermath of the Glorious Revolution and the Jacobite uprising of 1689 led by John Graham of Claverhouse, a massacre took place in Glen Coe, in the Highlands of Scotland. This incident is referred to as the massacre of Glencoe, or in Sco... View more info

Image for Something Must be Done  South Wales v Whitehall, 1921-1951

Something Must be Done South Wales v Whitehall, 1921-1951

By: Rowlands MP, Ted

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Wales, TTC Books: 2000

Edition: Stated First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12631

ISBN: 0953937615

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Signed by Author; Somewhat bumped head of spine, light creasing , a couple of short tears ; Inscribed by Rowlands on FFEP. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 206 pages View more info

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Victorian Infidels The Origins of the British Secularist Movement, 1791-1866

By: Royle, Edward

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Manchester UK, Rowman & Littlefield: 1974

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 19047

ISBN: 0719005574

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Boards and DJ show light shelf wear, minor tears on top of DJ. Pages tanned as is usual for UK publications of the period. Previous owner's name on front free end paper; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 357 pages; The British beginnings of the movement toward separation of church and state. View more info

Image for Tales of a Grandfather ;  Being the History of Scotland from the earliest period to the union of Scotland and England,

Tales of a Grandfather ; Being the History of Scotland from the earliest period to the union of Scotland and England,

By: Scott, Walter & Elsie M. Lang (abridger) & James Fulleylove et al.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13294

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Black & orange DJ chipped with some soil of spine, gift notation on FFEP ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. 8 colour plates ; 254 pages View more info

Image for A Social History of Truth Civility and Science in Seventeenth-Century England

A Social History of Truth Civility and Science in Seventeenth-Century England

By: Shapin, Steven

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1994

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 17714

ISBN: 0226750191

Condition: Very Good+


Small corner bumps and creasing. ; A bright, solid book, card covers are crisp. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 483 pages; "How do we come to trust our knowledge of the world? What are the means by which we distinguish true from false accounts? Why do we credit one observational statement over another?In A Social History of Truth, Shapin engages these universal questions through an elegant recreation of a crucial period in the history of early modern science: the social world of gentlemen-philosophers in seventeenth-century England. Steven Shapin paints a vivid picture of the relati... View more info

Our King and Queen The Story of Their Life

By: Wilkins, W. H.

Price: $28.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16232

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Missing boards and spine as well as end papers, some wear to the pages at front and back, cracked along spine but still solid. First pages and last page are loose, light soiling and foxing. This is a reader's copy only, all pages seem to be present, could be rebound and scarce enough that it might be feasible. ; Generously illustrated with 692 superb illustrations, including 19 coloured plates, facsimiles of correspondence etc. Extra postage may be required as this is a 7 lb. book. This will be shipped securely packaged in a box. ; B&W and color plates; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 592 pa... View more info