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Horsham - Her Story : brief lives of Horsham women, 1200-2000 A.D.

By: Knight, Jeremy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Horsham museum Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007633

ISBN: 1902484126

Condition: Good


Illustrated, quarto, pp (70), paperback, ringbound, slightly worn, covers slightly faded. View more info

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Sanctuaires d'Italie

By: Labande, Y & R.R. (preface - Paul Deschamps)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Paris, Editions des Deux-Mondes: 1952

Seller ID: 008322

Condition: Good


Well illustrated in black and white, quarto, pp 57, (5), 128, very slightly worn internally, cream cloth a little browned and worn, in a very rubbed frayed and torn dustwrapper. [A heavy book - extra postage may be required.] View more info

The Story of the Horse

By: LAMB, A.J.R.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Alexander Maclehose & Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 005164


Illustrated, pp xiv, 320, slightly worn, cloth slightly blotched and marked. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter). View more info

The Schools of Medieval England

By: Leach, A.F.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York and London, Barnes & Noble: 1969

Seller ID: 004237


Facsimile of the first edition of 1915. Illustrated, pp xvi, 349, a very bright copy. View more info

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Irish Castles and Castellated Houses (Ruth Duthie's copy)

By: Leask, Harold G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dundalk, Dundalgan Press: 1946

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 015501

Condition: Very Good


Second edition reprinted, revised and enlarged. Illustrated, small octavo, pp (6), 170, very clean internally, red cloth-backed boards, slightly worn. [From the library of the garden historian Ruth Duthie, with her signature on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Holborn - an historical portrait of a London Borough

By: Lehmann, John

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1970

Seller ID: 008722

Condition: Good


Illustrated, pp 208, fore-edge and endpapers slightly marked, slightly used internally, blue cloth slightly marked and very slightly worn, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is a bit frayed and chipped but now protected in a removable plastic film. View more info

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The Bayeux Tapestry

By: Lejard, Andre

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Max Parrish: 1947

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 000784

Condition: Very Good


Small quarto, well illustrated, pp (20), plain card covers with pictorial dustwrapper, slightly worn. View more info

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Greater Britain - a course of lectures on the early history of the English Colonies, 1597-1783

By: Leonard, George Hare

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Bristol, Taylor Brothers: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014150

Condition: Fair


In two parts, slim octavo, pp 26; 24, a little worn and marked throughout, paperback, marked and slightly worn. {Postage will be reduced}. [George Hare Leonard (1863 - 1941) was the Henry Overton Wills Professor of Modern History at the University of Bristol from 1905 to 1928. He was a Lecturer for the Cambridge Extension Lectures Syndicate from 1884-1891, and the first to lecture in Cambridge. He was the first Warden of the Broad Plain House Settlement, Bristol from 1891 - 1900. Lecturer at University College, Bristol, in History and Literature, 1901. He was active in the worker's education... View more info

History of Fire Fighting (City of York, Castle Museum, Kirk Collection of Bygones)

By: Lewis, Alice B.

Price: £11.50

Publisher: York, The Committee: 1940

Seller ID: 006902


Illustrated, 8vo, pp 46, (2), paperback, covers a little worn and frayed, [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

The Advertisments of the Spectator - being a study of the literature, history and manners of Queen Anne's England as they are reflected therein, as well as an illustration of the Origins of Advertising.

By: Lewis, Lawrence

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Boston & New York, Archibald Constable and Houghton Mifflin,: 1909

Seller ID: 006817


With appendix of representative advertisements, now for the first time reprinted, and with an introductory note by George Lyman Kittredge. Folding facsimile frontispiece (double-sided), 8vo, pp xiv, 308, quarter hessian and blue boards, a little marked and worn, paper label on spine (chipped and rubbed). SCARCE. [Articles for sale, lost or stolen, rewards, clothing, dramas, dancing instruction, operas, water-works, lotteries, swindling schemes, quacks, cosmeticks etc.] View more info

A Guide to the Manuscripts at the National Maritime Museum

By: Lindsay-MacDougall, K.F.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Greenwich, 1960

Seller ID: 007308

Condition: Good


Large slim 8vo, 13 black and white plates, pp (4), 20, very clean internally, papeback, covers slightly rubbed and creased. View more info

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The Dawn of the Roman Empire - Books 31 - 40

By: LIVY (Titus Livius)[translated by J.C. Yardley]

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 006165

ISBN: 019283293X


[Oxford World's Classics series]. Small thick 8vo, pp xxxvi, 612, with five maps, paperback, the slightest signs of wear to the covers, but a good sound copy. View more info

Early Highland Peoples of Anatolia

By: LLOYD, Seton

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1967

Seller ID: 005066


Illustrated, pp 144, paperback, very slight signs of wear, spine slightly creased, front hinge slightly strained. View more info

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The Middle Temple - a Guide.

By: Lloyd, Stephen & Whitelaw, Lesley

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013219

ISBN: 0955815053

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, slim octavo, pp 76, paperback, slighly bowed, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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Rudolf - The Tragedy of Mayerling

By: Lonyay, Count Carl

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014285

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xviii, 219, a little age-toned, a single letter (S) written on the front endpaper, cloth slightly worn, a little age-toned (more noticeable on the spine), binding leaning slightly. View more info

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The Case of Major Fanshawe's Chairs

By: Loughlin, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Universe Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011199

ISBN: 0876633173

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, pp 160, small 8vo, a long name and address on the front endpaper, otherwise clean internally, cloth in good condition, in a price-clipped and faded dustwrapper which is missing two tiny portins on the top and bottom cover. View more info

Image for Kilvert's Cornish Diary: Journal No.4, 1870 - From July 19th to August 6th, Cornwall

Kilvert's Cornish Diary: Journal No.4, 1870 - From July 19th to August 6th, Cornwall

By: Maber, Richard & Tregoning, Angela (editors)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bosuval, Newmill, Alison Hodge: 1989

Seller ID: 014149

ISBN: 0906720192

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, horizontal octavo, pp (4), 137, paperback, covers slightly faded otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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End of an Era - the Borneo Reminiscences of C.F.C. Macaskie, C.M.G.

By: Macaskie, C.F.C. (edited by Bob Reece)

Price: £21.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, Opus Publications: 2011

Seller ID: 006740

ISBN: 9833987427

Condition: New


A few black and white illustrations, pp vi, 186, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Charles Macaskie was one of North Borneo’s most successful colonial officials. Arriving from England as a Cadet in 1910, he served briefly at Tambunan and Papar before embarking on a career that took him into almost every area of administration, culminating in his appointment as Chief Justice in 1934 and Deputy Governor in 1936. Luckily avoiding imprisonment by the Japanese, he spent the first part of the war in Australia before serving in the Borneo Planning Unit in Londin and after liberation as Chief Civil ... View more info

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No Great Mischief if You Fall - A Highland Experience

By: Macleod, John

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014482

ISBN: 1851585400

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 240,a very good clean copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper which is very slightly worn. [In his search for the modern Highland soul, the author probes the history of his forebears, and the lessons of their struggle in a bleakly honest account of heartbreak, anguish and betrayal. His book is also a threnody for old people and older ways.] View more info

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China

By: Macnair, Harley Farnsworth (editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014566

Condition: Good


A few illustrations, octavo, pp xxxvi, 573, vignette title page printed in blue and red, a little age-toned but otherwise very good internally, red cloth, the spine darkened and a little wrinkled. [A detailed account of American knowledge of China.] View more info