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Treasures Of Britain (And Treasures Of Ireland)

By: (No Author Listed)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: London, England, Drive Publications: 1973

Edition: Second Edition

Store ID: 004890


004890: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "A Traveller's Guide To The Riches Of Britain and Ireland. Over 700 Colour Photographs, 200 Drawings, 40 Pages Of Maps." Decorated, colorful, front and back endpapers. "Here is a book to make every journey in Britain seem like a miniature Grand Tour. Listed alphabetically in the central section are over 4000 locations. Here are to be found the man-made wonders of national importance - large and sm... View more info

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Anne Boleyn

By: Anthony, Evelyn

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1957

Edition: Book Club Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007303


007303: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Is Book Club Edition. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket has worn edges and several well-repaired edge cuts. "It began in a rose garden at Hever Castle on a lovely day in 1526, the story of this love between a king and his subject which was to change the course of history; and it ended in blood and tragedy.": Book... View more info

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Down The River (With 83 Engravings On Wood)- First Edition

By: Bates, H. E.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt And Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 006021


006021: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name inscribed at top of front flyleaf) , bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Boards are dark black cloth, with light rubbing at corners and lower edge of front board. Bates paints a rarely seen picture as a tribute to the last of rural England, along the Ouse and Nene rivers.: 8 x 10 in.: 151 pages View more info

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English Cities And Small Towns : Britain In Pictures - The British People In Pictures

By: Betjeman, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, England, William Collins of London: 1943

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 010439


010439: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR (John Betjeman) on title page. Has 8 pages in colour and 31 illustrations in black and white; almost one on every page. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but bottom edge of spine and boards is rubbed. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Mr. Betjeman describes the market towns, the small ports and harbours, the great industrial towns, ... View more info

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The Flowering Of New England 1815-1865 (The Modern Library Of The World's Best Books)

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, New York, The Modern Library - Random House: 1941

Store ID: 005017


005017: No Jacket as Issued. Front flyleaf has originakl owner's name and date (November 1942) neatly inscribed. Otherwise, copy would be categorized as in Fine Condition; boards and pages are clean, otherwise unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Boards are gray/black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and "Runner" emblem on front. Winner of the 1937 PULITZER PRIZE.: 5.75 x 8.25 in.: 550 pages View more info

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Poussin Works On Paper (Drawings From The Collection Of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)

By: Clayton, Martin

Price: $31.50

Publisher: London, England, Merrell Holberton: 1995

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005413


005413: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Poussin's drawings are concerned mostly with the development of compositions, rather than with exploring individual poses or catching particular motifs. This book is both a catalogue of the drawings by Poussin and his circle in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle - one of the world's most important holdings of drawings by Poussin, with a provenance going back to the collection... View more info

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Poussin Works On Paper (Drawings From The Collection Of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)

By: Clayton, Martin

Price: $29.50

Publisher: London, England, Merrell Holberton: 1995

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005414


005414: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Poussin's drawings are concerned mostly with the development of compositions, rather than with exploring individual poses or catching particular motifs. This book is both a catalogue of the drawings by Poussin and his circle in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle - one of the world's most important holdings of drawings by Poussin, with a provenance going back to the collection... View more info

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Poussin Works On Paper (Drawings From The Collection Of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)

By: Clayton, Martin

Price: $33.50

Publisher: London, England, Merrell Holberton: 1995

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005415


005415: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Poussin's drawings are concerned mostly with the development of compositions, rather than with exploring individual poses or catching particular motifs. This book is both a catalogue of the drawings by Poussin and his circle in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle - one of the world's most important holdings of drawings by Poussin, with a provenance going back to the collection... View more info

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The Prince Of Wales (A Biography)

By: Dimbleby, Jonathan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, William Morrow & Co: 1994

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 001811


001811: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "By allowing an outsider to intrude into his life, the Prince of Wales took a gamble of trust. I hope I have not violated that trust but I have also had another imperative: to be true to myself and to my readers. At the very least I hope those who read this long and detailed biography will emerge at the other end feeling that they have come to know the heir to the throne as they never could before - and t... View more info

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Harvard Classics Volume 27 (English Essays - Sir Philip Sidney To Macaulay): Harvard Classics Series

By: Eliot, Charles W. (Editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, P. F. Collier & Sons Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 006264


006264: No Jacket as Issued. The Harvard Classics VOLUME # 27. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Maroon - Dark Red Cloth Hardcover Binding, First Edition, with the embossed Harvard Seal on front board and spine, black & white frontispiece, slight edge wear on the boards, pages are evenly tanned, but no marks, writing or tears found. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but top and bottom of spine are worn. If interested, we have many... View more info

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Harvard Classics Volume 28 (Essays English And American): Harvard Classics Series

By: Eliot, Charles W. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, P. F. Collier & Sons Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 006265


006265: No Jacket as Issued. The Harvard Classics VOLUME # 28. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Maroon - Dark Red Cloth Hardcover Binding, First Edition, with the embossed Harvard Seal on front board and spine, black & white frontispiece, slight edge wear on the boards, pages are evenly tanned, but no marks, writing or tears found. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, we have many additional volumes available in this ... View more info

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The Journey Through Wales / The Description Of Wales

By: Gerald Of Wales (Author) / Thorpe, Lewis (Translator & Introduction By)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, Penguin Books: 1978

Store ID: 001488


001488: Penguin Classics Series. 1987 Reprint. "Gerald of Wales, a grandson of Gerald of Windsor and the Princess Nest, was one of the most dynamic and colourful churchmen of the twelfth century. THE JOURNEY describes, in almost diary form, the mission to Wales undertaken in 1188 by Baldwin, Archbishop of Canterbury, with Gerald as his companion. His approach was encyclopedic; as well as providing us with an accurate and quite comprehensive history of events in twelf... View more info

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The Gallant Six Hundred (A Tragedy Of Obsessions)

By: Harris, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Hutchinson Of London: 1973

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006001


006001: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Bookjacket is complete and intact (not price clipped) and has very slight wear along top and bottom edges, but no cuts. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for neat bookplate by prior owner on front flyleaf and small Charing Cross, London plate in corner of inside front cover) , bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The story is not just about the commanders, but ... View more info

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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events, Two (2) Volumes

By: Hunt, Leigh

Price: $335.00

Publisher: London, England, Smith, Elder & Co: 1848

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011175


011175: No Jacket As Issued. "St. Paul's To St. James's. With Forty-Five Illustrations." per the title pages, but, besides quite a few small chapter head illustrations, the two books contain frontispieces in each volume, plus a total of 26 large illustrations engraved by C. Thurston Thompson, from drawings by J. W. Archer and C. T. Thompson. Volume 1 contains 300 pages and Volume 2 has 311 pages, followed by a 12-page catalog of other works published by Smith, ... View more info

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Churchill: A Biography

By: Jenkins, Roy

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 006478


006478: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket is slightly rippled at top edge near spine; else is complete and smooth. "Winston Churchill is an icon of modern history, but even though he was at the forefront of the political scene for almost sixty years, he might be remembered only as a minor player in the drama of British government had it not been for World War II. In this magesterial book, Roy Jenkin's unpara... View more info

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Castle

By: Macaulay, David

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1977

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 006653


006653: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, DAVID MACAULAY on Half-Title Page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket is price clipped and slightly worn along top edge. Book's boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "Castle - The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue, and grandeur. What could be more perfect for an author/illustrator who has continually stripped away t... View more info

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The Pathology Of The English Renaissance (Sacred Remains And Holy Ghosts): Studies In The History Of Christian Thought Series

By: Mazzola, Elizabeth

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Leiden, Netherlands, Brill Academic Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 007499


007499: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. BRAND NEW. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This examination of the fate of lost ideas after the Protestant Reformation explores what might be called the pathology of the Renaissance. The first part of the book treats Spencer's "Faerie Queen" and Milton's "Paradise Lost", concentrating on vacant cult... View more info

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The Pathology Of The English Renaissance (Sacred Remains And Holy Ghosts): Studies In The History Of Christian Thought Series

By: Mazzola, Elizabeth

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Leiden, Netherlands, Brill Academic Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 007500


007500: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. BRAND NEW. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This examination of the fate of lost ideas after the Protestant Reformation explores what might be called the pathology of the Renaissance. The first part of the book treats Spencer's "Faerie Queen" and Milton's "Paradise Lost", concentrating on vacant cult... View more info

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The Pathology Of The English Renaissance (Sacred Remains And Holy Ghosts): Studies In The History Of Christian Thought Series

By: Mazzola, Elizabeth

Price: $82.00

Publisher: Leiden, Netherlands, Brill Academic Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 007501


007501: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. BRAND NEW. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This examination of the fate of lost ideas after the Protestant Reformation explores what might be called the pathology of the Renaissance. The first part of the book treats Spencer's "Faerie Queen" and Milton's "Paradise Lost", concentrating on vacant cult... View more info

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Castles

By: Moynahan, Molly

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Stamford, Connecticut, Longmeadow Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004142


004142: First Printing (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "This abundantly illustrated work contains color photographs of over 100 castles from Great Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain and the Netherlands. With 100 full-color illustrations. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 9.25 x 12 in.: 128 pages View more info

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What Life Was Like Among Druids And High Kings (Celtic Ireland AD 400-1200)

By: Time-Life Books Editors

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, Time Life Education: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005249


005249: Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Tells this fascinating story of the coming of Christianity to the Irish and many other compelling tales of the daily lives of the men and women of Ireland from Celtic to Christian times. From contemporary accounts by travelers, church officials, and jurists as well as from the legends and histories for which the Irish are so justly famous c... View more info

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Women, Violence, And English Renaissance Literature : Essays Honoring Paul Jorgensen : Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies Series

By: Woodbridge, Linda (Editor) / Beehler, Sharon (Editor)

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Tempe, Arizona, ACMRS - Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 2003

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012699


012699: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In these fourteen chapters, the authors range over a variety of approaches to the subject of represented violence towards and by women, and in every case violence is regarded primarily as a physical act. Rape, mutilation, kidnapping, and murder all figure in the Part One accounts of fema... View more info