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J.M.W. Turner

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Nan A. Talase / Doubleday: 2006

Book ID: EC11516BB

Condition: Near Fine


BS4 - A bound galley trade paperback book in near fine condition that has light shelf wear. Ackroyd's Brief Lives. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Was This Camelot?: Excavations at Cadbury Castle 1966-1970

By: Alcock, Leslie

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Stein and Day: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW11814

ISBN: 081281505X

Condition: Very Good


BI1 - A tight, clean, sound copy in light green cloth covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light fading of the cloth on the spine plus there is some very, very light bumping to the top right corners of the front and back boards plus thereis the original owner's name in blue ink on the front free endpaper plus there is a small closed tear (about 0.5") on the top edge of the front free endpaper. Illustrated with fifteen color photographs, 95 black and white photographs, and thirty-six line drawings. Endnotes, li... View more info

Vulnerable in Hearts: A Memoir of Fathers, Sons, And Contract Bridge

By: Balfour, Sandy

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006

Book ID: EC8765BB

Condition: Very Good


AN1 - A fascinating, playful history of bridge, framed by a son's memoir of his father. View more info

One Man's Estate: The Preservation of an English Inheritance

By: Barker, Dennis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC21123BB

ISBN: 0233975195

Condition: Very Good


CN5 - A first edition hardcover book signed by the author in very good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has price clipped, old price label, 3.5" tear with chipping and crease on the lower left side of the front inside flap, scattered wrinkling, crease, and light scratches, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has discoloration and light shelf wear. View more info

Great English Homes: Ancestral Homes of England and Wales and the People Who Lived in Them

By: Bence-Jones, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, British Heritage Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC5987BB

ISBN: 0517442957

Condition: Very Good


E6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling on the edges, foxing, discoloration, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has previous owner's inscription written on the bottom right corner of the half title page, foxing, discoloration and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Unlike the general run of country-house guides, Great English Homes gives the reader a taste of what is really like to be part of this elite and priviledge sphere. View more info

The Battle of Bosworth

By: Bennett, Michael

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1985

Book ID: SW112BB

ISBN: 0312069723

Condition: Good


BO2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling and chipping on some edges and corners, label on the front and back, rubbing, inside flaps taped on the top and bottom to the book cover, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has rubbing on the cover edges, cocked, bumped corners, library stamping on the top page edges and title page, card adhered on the half-title page, some reading wear, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. View more info

London's East End: Point of Arrival

By: Bermant, Chaim

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: EC8182BB

ISBN: 0025100904

Condition: Good


I2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the lower spine, wrinkling, peeling, and crease on some edges and corners, some dust stain, inside flaps glued to the fixed endpapers, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. Book has some rubbing and wear on the cover edges, library stamping on the top and bottom page edges, loose endpapers, and title page, label and cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, lightly loose hinge, some stains on the page edges, moderate discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. London's East End describes with affection, vigor and wit what... View more info

Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village

By: Blythe, Ronald

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Pantheon Books: 1980

Book ID: SCW03056

ISBN: 0394738470

Condition: Good


BX2 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color photo illustrated olive green wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light edge wear along the right edge of the front cover plus there is some very light overall rubbing of the covers plus there is some very, very light creasing on the front and back covers plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. A portrait of rural village life in the largely rural English county of Suffolk. It is a flat, rich-soiled region on the North Sea coast. The book consists of a... View more info

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Henrietta Maria: Queen of the Cavaliers

By: Bone, Quentin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Urbana, Illinios, University of Illinois Press: 1972

Book ID: EC31118BB

ISBN: 0252001982

Condition: Very Good


AE - A hardcover book in very good condition in good dust jacket. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and few tiny tears on the edges and corners, some stains and smudge, tanning, and light shelf wear. Book has stains on the top page edges, small scuff on the back bottom edge, previous owner's library seal emboss on the front free endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear. 9.25"x6.25", 287 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Churchill and Ireland

By: Bromage, Mary C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana, USA, University of Notre Dame Press: 1964

Book ID: SCW10484

Condition: Good


BZ6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some tape fading & staining on the outside surfaces of the front & back boards & front & back free endpapers from where the DJ was taped to the boards, large patch of surface damage to the front free endpaper due to removal of library pocket, usual library marks, stamps, & pocket on the spine, the top & bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, & the title page, some very light soiling & yellowing on the outside paper edges. DJ shows minor overall shelf wear with some light fading on the spine, library labels on the... View more info

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Printing as an Index of Taste in Eighteenth-Century England

By: Bronson, Bertrand H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, New York Public Library: 1963

Book ID: SCW08844

Condition: Good


BE1 - This booklet has been library bound between two stiff boards. A tight, clean, sound copy in light gray wraps with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some very, very light bumping of the bottom right corner plus there is a patch of label staining (about 0.75"x2") on the front board plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and label on the front cover, front and back original covers, and first page plus there are large patches of glue staining on the back original cover and inside surface of the back board from a library label an library pocket. This book exam... View more info

Scenes and Portraits: Memories of Childhood and Youth

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1954

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW04925

Condition: Good


BE6 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy in light gray paper covered boards quarter bound in navy cloth with black lettering and graphics on a white label pasted onto the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library pocket, stamps and markings on the spine, inside surface of the front board, the front endpaper, the title page, the last two pages, and the dedication page plus some very, very light fading and edge wear on the top and bottom edges. The memories of the author covering his bi... View more info

Europe and the French Imperium 1799-1814

By: Bruun, Geoffrey

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Harper Torchbooks/Harper & Row: 1965

Book ID: SCW11677

Condition: Good


CE4 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some creasing and yellowing on the spine plus there is some scattered light surface chipping and soiling on the covers plus there is some very light scattered soiling of the covers plus there is a hole punch at the top right corner of the front cover. A comprehensive history of Europe and the French Imperium, the Napoleonic Era, from 1799 to 1814. Illustrated with black and white reproductions and maps. Bibliographical essay, indexed, 280p. View more info

Life in the Castle in Medieval England

By: Burke, John Frederick; Burke, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Random House Value Pub: 1983

Book ID: MC2529BB

ISBN: 0517405113

Condition: Very Good


AW-5. DJ has light shelfwear. DJ is price clipped. Board spine ends and corners lightly worn. Gift inscription on bottom corner of free endpaper. Text pages are clean and bright. Sound binding. View more info

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The Lusitania: The Life, Loss, and Legacy of an Ocean Legend

By: Butler, David

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, Stackpole Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC35970BB

ISBN: 0811709892

Condition: Very Good


S2 - A first edition hardcover book signed and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. The Lusitania tells the story of a great ship that made history from the day her keel was laid, but is remembered more for her loss than for her life. 9.25"x6.25", 291 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Khaki and Blue: Military and Police in British Colonial Africa

By: Clayton, Anthony;Killingray, David

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Athens, Ohio, Ohio University Press: 1989

Book ID: EC37486BB

ISBN: 0896801470

Condition: Very Good


BE2 - A paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling, crease, and stains, some patch scuffed on the front upper right corner, old price label on the back, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Ohio University Center for International Studies Monographs in International Studies Africa Series Number 51. 8.5"x5.5", 335 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History

By: Colley, Linda

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 2007

Book ID: EC28090BB

ISBN: 037542153X

Condition: Very Good


BT2 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback in very good condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. An extraordinary account of one of the most remarkable and revealing women of the eighteenth century. 9.25"x6", 347 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Country Monuments: Their Families and Houses

By: Collinson, Hugh

Price: $3.50

Publisher: North Pomfret, Vermont, USA, David & Charles Publishers: 1975

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW09355

ISBN: 0715367420

Condition: Good


CB2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some light edge wear along the front bottom board edge, glue staining on the fixed endpapers from where the dust jacket endflaps were glued to the boards, usual library marks, stamps, label, & pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the copyright page. The DJ shows minor overall shelf wear with a patch of very, very light label staining on the spine along with a tiny patch of loose color and gloss from a library label, original library mylar sleeve. Illustrated with black and white photog... View more info

By-Elections in British Politics

By: Cook, Chris and Ramsden, John (Edited by)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1973

Book ID: SW188BB

Condition: Very Good


BO5 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, fading on the spine and front top left corner, some foxing, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has light foxing on the pag edges, some rubbing on the cover edges, bumped on the corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. With an introductory chapter by David Butler. By-Elections in British Politics investigates the diverse aspects of British by-elections since 1918, and it does this by using the most appropriate avenue of approach for each aspect. View more info

A Concise Economic History of Britain: From 1750 to Recent Times

By: Court, W. H. B.

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1965

Edition: 5th Printing

Book ID: EC8912BB

Condition: Very Good


AN4 - Book has chipping and wear on some cover edges, sides, and corners, discoloration, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info