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Image for The Friends of Liberty The English democratic movement in the age of the French Revolution

The Friends of Liberty The English democratic movement in the age of the French Revolution

By: Albert Goodwin

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson University Library: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82247


First edition in a dust jacket. Inscribed "To Sir Harold Wilson with the author's compliments Jan 1981". Albert Goodwin was a notable historian and taught Wilson at Oxford. Nice association between scholar and former pupil. Provenance: Hansons Auctioneers - A Prime Minister's Life - The Collection of Harold & Mary Wilson - Friday 10 May 2019. The book is tightly bound, edges browned. Dust jacket worn at the extremities; unclipped showing £12. Browning on the endpapers; text block clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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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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A Hidden Revolution The Pharisees' Search for The Kingdom Within

By: Ellis Rivkin

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Nashville, Abingdon: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82232


First edition in a dust jacket. Rivkin was a Professor of Jewish History at Hebrew Union College. From the Library of Harold & Mary Wilson. Inscribed "To Rt. Hon, The Lord Harold Wilson of Rievaulx KG OBE FRS from a lifelong student of "purpose and power" to an exemplary teacher from whom I learned so much with deep appreciation Ellis Rivkin". Rivkin obviously admires Wilson a great deal referencing Wilson's book of speeches. Provenance: Hansons Auctioneers - A Prime Minister's Life - The Collection of Harold & Mary Wilson - Friday 10 May 2019. The book is in good condition, ti... View more info

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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