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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

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

Source Book of Scottish Economic and Social History

By: Campbell, R. H. and J. B. A. Dow (editors)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Barnes & Noble Books: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW07595

Condition: Good


BF6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light tape staining on the outside board surfaces and front and back endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is a very, very light bump to the front board at the bottom right corner plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the front and back endpapers and copyright page. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear along the spine top and bottom edges plus there is a small (about 0.75") closed tea... 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

Colum's Other Island: The Irish at Lindisfrarne

By: Dunleavy, Gareth W.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, USA, University of Wisconsin Press: 1960

Book ID: SCW07390

Condition: Good


CB1 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear, some tape staining on the outside cloth & front & back endpapers, several dogeared pages, usual library stamps & pocket on the bottom outside paper edges, front endpaper, title page, & first page of the preface, some light yellowing on the outside paper edges. The DJ shows moderate overall wear with some light fading on the spine 2.5" tear from the bottom along the spine front edge, small closed tear on the back top edge,label stain on the lower spine and gutters, large library label on the back, some light rubbing and moderat... View more info

Where Beards Wag All

By: Ewert, Evans G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Faber and Faber Ltd.: 1981

Book ID: SCW09680

ISBN: 0571110886

Condition: Good


BI2 - A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated brown and white wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light edge wear along the bottom spine edge plus there is some creasing along the spine and front spine edge plus there is some very light yellowing and some scattered very, very light staining on the outside paper edges plus there is some yellowing of the front and back endpapers and the front and back inside surfaces of the covers. A book about the history of the English countryside, especially East Anglia drawn from the work of the author with the re... View more info

Henry James and the Jacobites

By: Geismar, Maxwell

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Hill & Wang: 1965

Book ID: SCW06101

Condition: Good


CG5 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in illustrated orange wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a very, very light bump on the front bottom left corner plus there is some sunning on the spine plus there is some light creasing on the spine plus there is some very yellowing on the outside paper edges and back cover. A book that examines the life of Henry James through the development and production of his literary output and the development of the English Jacobite cult. The author is notable for his criticism of the adulation of James. Ind... View more info

Sarah Duchess of Marlborough

By: Green, David

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1967

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW12047

Condition: Good


BE6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with light edge wear with scattered cloth fraying along the bottom spine and front board edges plus there is some tape staining on the front and back fixed endpapers from where the dust jacket endflaps were taped to the boards plus the front and back endflaps are glued to the fixed endpapers plus there is some light yellowing on the outside paper edges plus there is some light staining on the right outside paper edges plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front and... View more info

Kingdom for a Stage: Magicians & Aristocrats in the Elizabethan Theatre

By: Hancox, Joy

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, Sutton Publishing Limited: 2001

Edition: First UK Edition

Book ID: SCW13417

ISBN: 0750922397

Condition: Very Good


BY2 - A hard cover first UK edition book in near fine condition. The words FIRST PUBLISHED and the year appear on the copyright page with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in textured blue paper covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with a very, very light bump to the bottom left corner and at the top right corners of the boards. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some very light creasing on the spine. A book about the recent discoveries about the Elizabethan playhouses concern... View more info

The Workers' Union

By: Hyman, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press: 1971

Edition: First UK Edition

Book ID: SCW06803

ISBN: 0198282524

Condition: Good


BI6 - DJ is mylar protected. A tight, clean, sound copy in red cloth covered boards with minor overall shelf wear plus there is a light label stain on the spine plus there is some label staining on the outside board surfaces and the front and back endpapers from where the dust jacket endflaps were taped down to the boards plus there is a large patch (about 3.5"x6.5") of surface damage on the front endpaper from where the library pocket was removed as part of the library withdrawal process plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the inside surfaces of the front and... View more info

The Transformation of Britain, 1830-1939

By: Mingay, G. E.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd.: 1986

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: SCW06775

ISBN: 071009762X

Condition: Very Good


BH2 - A hard cover 2nd printing book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in green paper covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear. This is a title in the publisher's Making of Britain series. A book about the material culture and cultural history of Britain from 1830 through 1939. It is a sociological approach that examines the cultural, social, political, and economic patterns of life and what changes in these took place and what factors endured. The period of British history covered in this book saw the tra... View more info

A History of Modern Ireland

By: Norman, Edward

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Allen Lane The Penguin Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW02466

ISBN: 0713901845

Condition: Very Good


CH5 - A hard cover first edition book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in green cloth covered boards with gold lettering on a red background on the spine with some soiling and foxing of the outside paper edges. A detailed account of the history of Ireland that begins with the Act of Union in 1800 up through the discontent in Ulster of the late 1960s. Endnotes, indexed, 330p. View more info