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151 Alcatraz: Island of Many Mistakes
Clauss, F. J. Briarcliff Press, Inc California 1981 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second-hand paperback in VG+ clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Small crease to top corner of front cover. 87pp. 301545 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
166 Haig [2 vols]
Cooper, Duff Faber and Faber Limited London 1935 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, lacking dust jackets. Black cloth. Both volumes are first editions - vol. 1 1935 and vol. 2 1936. The bindings are firm inside, very good inner hinge and no names or inscriptions. However, vol. 1 has a short split to the cloth at the top of the spine / rear joint (approx. 2cm) and vol. 2 has a little fraying to the cloth at the head of the spine. Top edges gilt. A very little light foxing. pp. 404; xii, 484. A few light scratches to the boards. A VERY HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 107095 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
152 The Asquiths
Clifford, Colin John Murray London 2002 0719554578 / 9780719554575 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original burgundy boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding tight and square. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xiv, 528. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 304800 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
167 Wentworth Papers 1597-1628 (Camden Fourth Series Volume 12)
Cooper, J. P. (edited for the Royal Historical Society by) Offices of The Royal Historical Society London 1973 0901050202 / 9780901050205 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original cloth binding. Some small marks / stains to the boards. Bruised at the top of the spine and top corners, with a few very small foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge. In very good, clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. pp. viii, [2], 337. 305391 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
153 Dr Campbell's Diary of a Visit to England in 1775
Clifford, James L. (ed.) Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Publisher's original red cloth, slightly faded at lower edges. Previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. Boards and contents in very good, clean condition, excepting a grubby thumbprint mark in the margin of p. 136. The dust jacket is faded and worn, with loss at the spine ends, corners and lower edge of the back cover. 005732 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
168 Hertford, A History
Cooper, Jacqueline Phillimore & Co., Ltd 2007 1860774695 / 9781860774690 Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. A bump to the top edge of the boards. RRP. 15.99. 162pp. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 302845 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
154 Eleventh Hour for Europe
Coates, Ken; Duff, Peggy; Smith, Dan; Kaldor, Mary; Thompson, E.P. ; Medvedev, Roy Spokesman Books Nottingham 1981 0851243096 / 9780851243092 Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Very good clean condition, no names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages have darkened / tanned. Binding tight. 108pp. 010588 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
169 Aynho: A Northamptonshire Village
Cooper, Nicholas Leopard's Head Press in conjunction with Banbury Historical Society 1984 0904920097 / 9780904920093 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Bruised at the spine ends. A brief gift inscription written on the reverse of the half-title page. Foxing to the outer closed textblock edges and foxing to the prelims. Binding firm. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xii, 339. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 104987 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
155 Western Circuit Assize Orders 1629-1648 (Camden Fourth Series Volume 17)
Cockburn, J. S. (edited for the Royal Historical Society by) Offices of The Royal Historical Society London 1976 0901050296 / 9780901050298 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original cloth binding. A small pale mark to the front board. Slightly bruised head of spine. Some foxing to the top outer closed textblock edge. In very good, clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. pp. xiv, 352. 305392 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
170 Proceedings of the Short Parliament of 1640 (Camden Fourth Series Volume 19)
Cope, Esther S. ; Coates, Willson (edited for the Royal Historical Society by) Offices of The Royal Historical Society London 1977 0901050377 / 9780901050373 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original cloth binding. Bruised at the top of the spine and top corners, with some small foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge. In very good, clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. 340pp. 305389 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
156 History of the Taxes on Knowledge: Their Origin and Repeal (The Thinker's Library, No. 33)
Collet, Collet Dobson ; with an introduction by George Jacob Holyoake Watts & Co London 1933 First Thus Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
First impression in the Thinker's Library edition. Original brown / tan boards, with black titles. Lacks dust jacket. Minor bruising and light rubs to board edges. Spine slightly faded. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xv, 231. 306271 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
171 The Seven Years War: A Study in British Combined Strategy
Corbett, Julian S. ; with an introduction by Jeremy Black The Folio Society London 2001 Hardcover Near Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Really nice, clean, near fine condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding tight and book appears unread / barely read. pp. xxiii, 674. Printed on St. Paul's Wove Paper and bound in full printed cloth. PLEASE NOTE this is an extremely heavy book. No additional postage charges to send within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - a small additional fee may be necessary. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard rate is likely to be expensive - please enquire if you would like a quote. 103233 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
157 History of the Taxes on Knowledge: Their Origin and Repeal (The Thinker's Library, No. 33)
Collet, Collet Dobson ; with an introduction by George Jacob Holyoake Watts & Co London 1933 First Thus Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
First impression in the Thinker's Library edition. Original brown / tan boards, with black titles. Lacks dust jacket. Minor bruising and light rubs to board edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xv, 231. 308892 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
172 Roedean School
Cornford, L. Cope ; Yerbury, F. R. Ernest Benn Ltd London 1927 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Pale grey cloth with school crest in gilt on upper board. Some pale staining to the boards, old damp exposure. Clean inside, excepting a very little light foxing to pastedowns and endpapers. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. With 56 illustrations (black and white). pp. 18, + plates. 28.2cm. 309401 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
158 Foreign Mud; being an account of the Opium Imbroglio at Canton in the 1830s and the Anglo-Chinese War that followed
Collis, Maurice Faber and Faber London 1946 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. Original yellow boards; heavy foxing to the boards and a faded spine. Inside, the binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 319. 307669 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
173 The Langley Family and its Cartulary: A Study in late medieval Gentry [Dugdale Society Occasional Papers, No. 22]
Coss, Peter R. The Dugdale Society 1974 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Booklet. Stapled binding. Some pencil marks to the text - line marks in margins and a little underlining. 22pp. 103388 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
159 Roads and Trackways of Wales
Colyer, Richard J. Moorland Publishing 1984 0861901223 / 9780861901227 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Very good clean condition hardback with dust jacket. Binding tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Front flap of dust jacket clipped although original price sticker remains on the front flap. A few light foxing spots to the dust jacket flaps. DJ now protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 24cm. 192pp. 100120 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
174 This is War! The Diaries and Journalism of Anthony Cotterell 1940-1944
Cotterell, Anthony ; edited by Jennie Gray Spellmount | History Press 2013 0752493094 / 9780752493091 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 14.99. Cotterell's diary and selected war journalism, illustrated with previously unpublished photographs, are presented together here to shed new light not only on the everyday life of the British Army in the Second World War but also on the role of the press during times of conflict. The quality of his writing is truly captivating and his account of the Normandy campaign is surely the nearest that a modern reader will ever get to experiencing what it was like to be in the thick of a Normandy tank battle. 216pp. 305972 
Price: 11.99 GBP

 
 
160 Bicester and Chesterton (Images of England series)
Compiled by Bicester Local History Society Tempus Publishing 1999 0752416995 / 9780752416991 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft cover. Second hand. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Comprises over 200 old photographic images. 128pp. 105436 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
175 Richmond: From Kew Green to Ham Common (British Cities and Towns series)
Courlander, Kathleen B. T. Batsford Ltd London 1953 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original brown boards. Top edge brown. The binding is firm and tight but there are some quite heavy / large foxing spots to outer closed textblock page edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 192pp. The dust jacket is browned / darkened at the spine and has some light foxing, with a short nick to the top edge of the back cover. Dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105810 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
161 The Silver Jubilee of the Reign of His Majesty King George V: A Programme of Celebrations together with a brief sketch of some changes which have occurred in Banbury during the past twenty-five years. 1935.
Compiled by Cheney & Sons Printed and published by Cheney & Sons Banbury 1935 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Booklet format. Paper covers. Simple sewn binding. Front cover significantly faded; back cover less so. Fold-out map of the Borough of Banbury has a significant tear and the page opposite has a red pen mark (see photos). 37pp. Some foxing. No previous ownership names or inscriptions. A now very scarce booklet. Banbury history. 25.5cm x 19cm. 301344 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
176 Education [Examining the Evidence: Nineteenth-century England]
Cowie, Evelyn E. Methuen Educational Ltd 1973 0423448706 / 9780423448702 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Glazed boards. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 144p. 304877 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
162 A History of Spelsbury, including Dean, Taston, Fulwell and Ditchley
compiled by members of the Women's Institute ; edited by Elsie Corbett The King's Stone Press Long Compton, Warks 1931 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
An EX-LIBRARY copy, in fair to good condition. Bumps to spine ends. Shelfmark to spine. The usual library marks and residue from labels removed inside. The binding is nice and firm but there are some blue ink spots to a handful of pages and a couple of spots to the outer closed textblock edges. pp. xi, 273. A good reading / study copy. 105385 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
177 A History of the Bahamas
Craton, Michael Collins London 1963 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression. Original green cloth boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Outer closed textblock edges slightly darkened. Binding is firm. 320pp. The dust jacket is worn and torn at the edges, back cover darkened and has some light marks, minor loss to the head and tail of the spine and corners. Dust jacket price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 104316 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
163 Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses at the Tomb of Qin Shi Huang / Terracotta Figures at Qinshihuang Mausoleum
Compiled by The Archaeological Team of Pit of Terracotta Figures at Qinshihuang Mausoleum Cultural Relics Publishing House Beijing 1986 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Paperback with wraps. Covers rubbed at the edges. Otherwise very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dual language in Chinese / Mandarin? and English. 305181 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
178 Paris on the Eve 1900-1914
Cronin, Vincent Collins 1989 0002176203 / 9780002176200 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book and dust jacket both in very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 485pp. Dust jacket not price clipped [18.00]. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 303729 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
164 The History of The Greenbrier, America's Resort
Conte, Robert S. Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, Inc Charleston, West Virginia 1998 0929521145 / 9780929521145 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Green cloth hardback. No previous owner names or inscriptions. Pictorial history of one of the finest resorts in the world. The dust jacket is protected in a loose archival film sleeve. 222pp. 28.5cm. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 100355 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
179 The Flowering of The Renaissance
Cronin, Vincent Pimlico London 1993 0712698841 / 9780712698849 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A good reading copy. A spine crease and some light creasing to cover edges. Pages have noticeably tanned / darkened. No names or inscriptions. Mark from old price sticker on the back cover. 332pp. 306234 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
165 About Winchester College; to which is prefixed De Collegio Wintoniensi by Robert Mathew
Cook, A. K. ; Mathew, Robert Macmillan and Co., Limited St Martin's Street, London 1917 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original navy blue cloth with gilt crest on the front board. There are some pale marks to the boards and bruising and light rubs to the cloth at the spine ends. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes, with his signature and date of 1925 on the front endpaper. Binding is firm. Some light sporadic foxing throughout. Foredges deckled / untrimmed. pp. xvii, 583, plates. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105703 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
180 Banbury, A History. Being an abstract from The Victoria History of the County of Oxfordshire, Volume X
Crossley, Alan (ed.) Reprinted by Oxfordshire County Libraries 1984 0906871026 / 9780906871027 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Soft back. In very good condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Small creases to the corners of the covers and some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 127 309377 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
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Banbury, A History. Being an abstract from The Victoria History of the County of Oxfordshire, Volume X, Crossley, Alan (ed.)
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The Silver Jubilee Bible: The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, together with a Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names, A Biblical Index, Concordance, and Indexed Atlas
The Silver Jubilee Bible: The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, together with a Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names, A Biblical Index, Concordance, and Indexed Atlas
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Monnaies des Rois de France, de Louis XIII a Louis XVI 1640-1793, Charlet, Christian
Monnaies des Rois de France, de Louis XIII a Louis XVI 1640-1793
Charlet, Christian
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Warwickshire Hearth Tax Returns: Michaelmas 1670, with Coventry Lady Day 1666, Arkell, Tom (edited by) ; with Nat Alcock
Warwickshire Hearth Tax Returns: Michaelmas 1670, with Coventry Lady Day 1666
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National Trust Guide: Buildings, Lees-Milne, James ; with a foreword by Lord Esher and illustrations by S. R. Badmin
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Royal Borough, Ferguson, Rachel
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Ferguson, Rachel
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Salonica City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews 1430-1950, Mazower, Mark
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Mazower, Mark
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A History of Psychiatry: From the Era of the Asylum to the Age of Prozac, Shorter, Edward
A History of Psychiatry: From the Era of the Asylum to the Age of Prozac
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