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211 The Story of the Peerage
Pine, L. G. Wm. Blackwood and Sons Ltd Edinburgh and London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm and sound. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xii, 310. 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. 305679 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
226 Influencing Voters: A Study of Campaign Rationality
Rose, Richard Faber and Faber London 1967 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Previous owner's name and date on the front endpaper. A forwards lean to the spine. Spine of the dust jacket is faded, with minor rubs to the edges. DJ not price clipped. 288pp. 104159 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
212 The Image of the Poet: British Poets and their Portraits
Piper, David Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1982 0198173652 / 9780198173656 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Red cloth. No names or inscriptions. Some light foxing to outer closed textblock edges. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xxi, 219. 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. 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. 103747 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
227 The Curious Cookbook: Viper Soup, Badger Ham, Stewed Sparrows and 100 More Historic Recipes
Ross, Peter ; with a foreword by Heston Blumenthal The British Library and Mark Batty Publisher 2012 0712358633 / 9780712358637 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brand new hardback. RRP 14.95. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. 164pp. Historic cookery books contain recipes that to the modern cook can appear quaint, bizarre, revolting or downright absurd. From the frugal to the fantastical, The Curious Cookbook contains some of the most unusual recipes from historical cookery books, from the Middle Ages to the Second World War, to present a positive gallimaufry of fabulous food and other oddities. Historic recipes such as these also provide fascinating insights into the social and economic context of the times. Each recipe is accompanied by an engaging commentary describing the background to the recipe and the writer, and charming contemporary illustrations are featured throughout. Examples of some of the recipes included: Coffins and chastletes (pies), garbage (animal entrails), porpoise with wheat porridge, spit-roasted milk, cowslip tart, a great swan pie, roasted peacock, turtle soup, parrot pie, curried kangaroo tails, invalid stew, mashed potato sandwich, Brussels sprouts mould. 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. 306130 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
213 Government of Britain: The Commonwealth Countries and the Dependencies
Plaskitt, Harold ; Jordan, Percy University Tutorial Press Ltd London 1958 Hard Cover Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
6th edition. Some marks to the outer closed textblock edges. Binding firm and pages themselves are clean. No names or inscriptions. pp. vii, 328. The dust jacket has some foxing and grey marks and has a few small chips to the corners. DJ not price clipped. 035632 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
228 From Joseph to Joshua: Biblical Traditions in the Light of Archaeology (The Schweich Lectures of The British Academy, 1948)
Rowley, H. H. Published for The British Academy by Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press London 1950 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback; no dust jacket. Original navy blue boards. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages slightly age-toned / tanned. pp. xii, 200. 307564 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
214 North Wales : The British Tyrol [3rd Edition]
Pole, Felix J. C. The Great Western Railway Company London 1924 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paper covers - edgeworn - rubbed, chipped and torn at the edges. Good to Very Good overall condition. Binding is cracked and weakened between pages 16-17. Fold-out map tipped into front of book VG - Great Western Railway Map of North Wales: The British Tyrol and the neighbourhood. Fold-out map tipped into the back of the book near fine - Rail map of The Great Western Railway. 99pp + maps. 22.5cm. 300464 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
229 The Best Years of Their Lives: The National Service Experience 1945-63
Royle, Trevor Michael Joseph London 1986 0718124596 / 9780718124595 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by the author on the title page; flat signed, no inscription. Lightly bumped corners. Otherwise very good, clean condition. The dust jacket is slightly faded at the spine. 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. pp. xi, 288. 303993 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
215 The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave, Related by Herself
Prince, Mary ; Ferguson, Moira (edited by) The University of Michigan Press Jackson, Tennessee, U.S.A. 1993 0472082469 / 9780472082469 Mass Market Paperback Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Very lightly read - barely read paperback. In NEAR FINE condition. No marks, names or inscriptions. No creasing. Mary Prince was the first black British woman to escape from slavery and publish a record of her experiences. 20cm. 100045 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
230 The Mary Rose: The Excavation and Raising of Henry VIII's Flagship
Rule, Margaret Conway Maritime Press 1982 0851772552 / 9780851772554 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. There is a small dent in the front cover (board and dust jacket). In otherwise excellent, clean condition throughout; near fine. The binding is firm. Dust jacket has been price clipped to the top corner of the front flap. pp. 224. 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. 307761 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
216 Life of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke
Prior, James Bell & Daldy Covent Garden, London 1872 Fifth Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback. The green cloth binding is worn at the spine ends and corners. Chips and loss to the cloth at the spine ends. Light rubs to board edges and corners are rubbed through to boards. Light marks and scratches to the boards. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are significantly tanned / browned. 5th edition, revised by the author. Bohn's British Classics series but the binding is more plain than a typical Bohn's, suggesting a previous owner's own binding. 046869 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
231 Customs and Traditions (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 66)
Sabin, Joan ; illustrations by Francis Marshall Basil Blackwell Oxford 1976 0631131108 / 9780631131106 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 60pp. 037919 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
217 British Sound Films: The Studio Years 1928-1959
Quinlan, David Barnes & Noble Books Totowa, New Jersey 1985 0389205397 / 9780389205395 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Publisher's blue cloth boards. The book is in very good clean condition, but with a green print-like mark on the f.e.p. No names or inscriptions. Back cover of the dust jacket is surface rubbed and torn with small loss. The DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 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. 301538 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
232 Royal Commission on Standards of Conduct in Public Life, 1974-1976 Report
Salmon, The Rt. Hon Lord (Chairman) Her Majesty's Stationery Office | HMSO London 1976 0101652402 / 9780101652407 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good condition. A couple of light flattened creases to the covers. A small amount of underlining in the text, in blue biro (not extensive). No names or inscriptions. A good working / reading copy. 209pp. 304975 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
218 Don't Mention the War: The British and Germans since 1890
Ramsden, John Little, Brown London 2006 0316861227 / 9780316861229 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in good, solid, clean condition. However, some bumps to the spine ends and corners and a forwards lean to the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other writing inside. A good, clean, reading or reference copy. pp. xiv, 433. 103851 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
233 Personality in Politics: Studies in Contemporary Statesmen
Salter, Arthur Faber and Faber London 1947 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original blue cloth boards. Previous owner's name and address written on the front pastedown. Spine slightly faded. The binding is firm and pages clean except for just a couple of pencil notes written in the text (very few). 253pp. 105583 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
219 History of Madeley
Randall, John; With a New Introduction By Barrie Trinder Salop Country Library Shrewsbury 1975 0903802023 / 9780903802024 Paperback Very Good 12mo - 6.75" Tall 
Facsimile edition. First published 1880. Card covers are quite bumped around the edges, spine is creased. Clean inside. 387pp + appendix. Image available on request. 048561 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
234 Roman Britain (The Oxford History of England)
Salway, Peter Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1987 019821717x / 9780198217176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Noticeable foxing to the top closed outer textblock edge. Both the book and dust jacket are in otherwise very good condition. Pages clean. Binding firm and tight. No names or inscriptions. pp. xx, [maps], 824. 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. 304478 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
220 Consolidated Index (The Oxford History of England)
Raper, Richard (compiled by) Oxford University Press | Clarendon 1991 0198217862 / 9780198217862 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original dark blue boards; a little bruising at the head and tail of the spine and minor bump to the top corner of the rear board. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and pages clean. pp. vi, 622. 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. 307826 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
235 Roman Britain (The Oxford History of England)
Salway, Peter Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1991 019821717x / 9780198217176 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original dark blue boards. Bump and a small light brown stain to the bottom edge of the textblock. Boards lightly bruised at spine ends and to corners. The dust jacket is bruised and creased at the edges, with a small tear at the top edge of the back cover, next to the spine. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xx, [maps], 824. 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. 307829 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
221 Sir Gawain and The Green Knight
Re-edited from MS. Cotton Nero, A.x., in The British Museum, by Sir Israel Gollancz ; with introductory essays by Mabel Day and Mary S. Serjeantson Published for The Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press 1966 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brown cloth. Small rubbed scratch to the rear board. Previous owner's name and date on the front endpaper. pp. lxxii, 186. 103341 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
236 Roman Britain (The Oxford History of England)
Salway, Peter Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1991 019821717x / 9780198217176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original dark blue boards. Spine leans and slightly cocked. Lightly bruised spine ends with a small bump in the top edge of the front board. In otherwise very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xx, [maps], 824. 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. 307655 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
222 The Power of News: The History of Reuters (Second Edition) [Signed Copy]
Read, Donald Oxford University Press 1999 0198207689 / 9780198207689 Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Original black boards. Signed by the author on the title page - flat signed, no inscription or dedication. Very minor bumps to the bottom corners. Clean, tight and unmarked. Binding firm and square. pp. xvii, 540. 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 - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply 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. 305464 
Price: 21.00 GBP

 
237 Roman Britain (The Oxford History of England)
Salway, Peter Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1985 019821717x / 9780198217176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint. Original dark blue boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. Dust jacket is faded at the spine and has a short nick in the top edge of the front cover. The binding is firm, inner hinges are very good and pages are clean and textblock tight. No names or inscriptions. pp. xx, [maps], 824. 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. 308938 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
223 Conduct in Local Government. 2 Volumes: 1. Report of the Committee, and 2. Written Evidence
Redcliffe-Maud, Lord (Chairman) Her Majesty's Stationery Office | HMSO London 1974 0101563604 / 9780101563604 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
ISBN number for Volume 2 is 0117007021. Volume 1 has some marks to the front cover and is a slim stapled booklet. Clean inside. pp. xii, 71. Volume 2 is very good, clean condition with slightly faded cover. Clean inside. pp. v, 240. 304976 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
238 The Pool of Unease
Sampson, Catherine Macmillan London 2007 0230014437 / 9780230014435 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean condition. Binding tight and appears unread. Unmarked. The top of the outer closed textblock edge is a little darkened / tanned. 324pp. Robin Ballantyne is investigating the murder of a British man in Beijing. His headless body was found in woods by an icy, fetid lake. Is his death linked to a recent series of brutal attacks on women? In a city thick with paranoia and corruption, Robin struggles to separate rumour from reality. 304560 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
224 Delegation in Local Government: County to District Councils
Richards, Peter G. George Allen & Unwin London 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
In very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket unclipped. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges. DJ is supplied by us in a loose clear film protective sleeve. This does not adhere to the book of jacket in any way. 184pp. 049512 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
239 Mexican Textiles
Sayer, Chloe British Museum Publications 1990 0714125016 / 9780714125015 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
In very good to near fine, clean condition. Unmarked inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 240pp. 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. 304022 
Price: 15.50 GBP

 
 
225 Introduction to British Government [Signed by the Author]
Richards, S. G. The Macmillan Press Ltd London and Basingstoke 1978 0333172396 / 9780333172391 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Heavy bumps to the bottom corners of the boards. Otherwise in very good and clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket faded at the spine. Not price clipped. Signed by the author to the title page (flat signed, no inscription). 237pp. 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. 304410 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
240 Everybody's Political What's What?
Shaw, George Bernard Constable and Company Limited London 1945 Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd edition. Publisher's red cloth. Binding firm, pages clean, no names or inscriptions. Pages tanned / darkened. The dust jacket is generally greyed / discoloured, particularly the back cover and has rubs and chips to the edges and a small white paint mark at the base of the spine and a longer white paint mark at the edge of the spine. DJ price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. pp. viii, 380. Dust jacket design by Theodora Winsten. 304451 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
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