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The Solway Firth

By: Brian Blake

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale & Company: 1974

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82142


Second edition in a dust jacket. Presented to "Mary and Harold with best wishes from Carlisle C.L.P., and signed by the committee officials. Provenance: Hansons Auctioneers - A Prime Minister's Life - The Collection of Harold & Mary Wilson - Friday 10 May 2019. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with some wear on extremities, 1cm closed tear on top edge: unclipped showing £3.00 net. View more info

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THE GREAT HUNGER Ireland 1845-9

By: CECIL WOODHAM-SMITH

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81687


First edition in a dust jacket, 509 pages. An account of The Irish Potato Famine. 19 illustrations and a map. The book is tightly bound, the underlying green cloth boards are in good condition and the gilt text on the spine is bright. The top edge is green which is a little faded and spotted towards the spine; there is a little foxing on the other edges. The dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear and a small closed tear at the bottom right hand corner; unclipped showing 30s net. Internally the book is free of markings and foxing although it has a slight dusty smell. View more info

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The Gothick North 1. The Visit of the Gypsies 2. These Sad Ruins 3. The Fair-haired Victory

By: Sacheverell Sitwell

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, The Duckworth Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81280


A study of Mediaeval Life, Art and Thought completed in 3 volumes. First editions in dust jackets. The dust jackets are complete; edges are scuffed with a few small closed tears; spine is sunned/faded on volume 2 this has also affected the edges: unclipped showing 8/6; Visit Of The Gypsies has a closed tear of 3" along hinge edge and there is a tape repair to the back on the bottom hinge edge. Top edges greyed, fore-edge a little browned/foxed. End-papers slightly browned/foxed but text block essentially clean. Spines are a little cocked but the binding is tight and the books appear to be ... View more info

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History of Europe From the commencement of the French revolution in MDCCLXXXIX to the restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV.

By: Sir Archibald Alison

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1853

Seller ID: 82114


Volumes 1-2. Ninth edition, ex-library. Pages 355 to 367 of volume 2 removed. Bound in contemporaneous leather, scuffed and worn. Pages slightly browned. View more info

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History of Europe From the commencement of the French revolution in MDCCLXXXIX to the restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV.

By: Sir Archibald Alison

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1854

Seller ID: 82115


Volumes 3-4. Ninth edition, ex-library. Bound in contemporaneous leather, scuffed and worn. Pages slightly browned. View more info

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History of Europe From the commencement of the French revolution in MDCCLXXXIX to the restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV.

By: Sir Archibald Alison

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1854

Seller ID: 82116


Volumes 5-6. Ninth edition, ex-library. Bound in contemporaneous leather, scuffed and worn. Pages slightly browned. View more info

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History of Europe From the commencement of the French revolution in MDCCLXXXIX to the restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV.

By: Sir Archibald Alison

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1854

Seller ID: 82117


Volumes 7-8. Ninth edition, ex-library. Bound in contemporaneous leather, scuffed and worn. Pages slightly browned. View more info

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History of Europe From the commencement of the French revolution in MDCCLXXXIX to the restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV.

By: Sir Archibald Alison

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1855

Seller ID: 82118


Volumes 11-12. Ninth edition, ex-library. Bound in contemporaneous leather, scuffed and worn. Pages slightly browned. View more info

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE THIRD REICH

By: WILLIAM L SHIRER

Price: £66.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1995

Seller ID: 81766

Condition: Very good


2 books in a slip case. Numerous illustrations and maps. The books are unread. Mottling on the boards and the inside of the slipcase. Internally the books are clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info