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1 The sinews of peace: post-war speeches Churchill, Winston
London, England Cassell and Co. 1948 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Collection of 29 of Churchill's post-war speeches from June 1945 - 1946, includes the famous title speech where Churchill spoke out against the Iron Curtain. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks, a few small pencil notes inside covers; mild fading to spine; light bumping to spine ends; a few small spots to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; some light foxing on rear interior flap; price unclipped; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 African Crossroads Dundas, Charles
London, England MacMillan Company 1955 Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Import, probable 1st Edition. Details the author's experiences in Africa over four decades with Britain's Colonial Service. Includes the approaching end to Colonialism in the wake of the World Wars. Book Condition : Good; foxing to text block and free end papers; two pencil notes on end papers, no markings to text; bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Fair; chipping and tearing to edges and spine ends; light discoloration. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Domesday Book and Beyond: Three Essays in the Early History of England F. W. Maitland
NewYork NY Cambridge University Press 1988 0521349184 / 9780521349185 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1989 printing of late 19th century work. Three essays/sections examine early British history - The Domesday Book, England Before the Contest, The Hide. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; former owner's name on half title page; light age toning around page edges (due to paper quality); slight vertical crease near right side of front cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 The First Two Stuarts and the Puritan Revolution, 1603-1660 (Epochs of Modern History) Gardiner, Samuel Rawson (Edited By Edward E. Morris)
New York Scribner, Armstrong & Co. Reprint Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 16mo up to 6" tall 
From the Epochs of Modern History series. Small hardback - rust colored cloth with black lettering and decorations. 222 pages plus publisher ad s. Very early reprint. All four fold out maps are intact with some edge creasing to one. No date shown for publication (c.1887). Book Condition : Fair; Previous owner's name on front flyleaf dated 1892. Light dampstain to top edge of most pages and a couple pages have a little age staining, otherwise pages are clean and bright, no markings or tears. Cover is soiled and has suffered a bit from dampness that left some fading and light bowing to front left. Spine has light aging but gilt is bright, wear-through to corners, some tearing to spine with a little cloth missing to top of spine. Front hinge is lightly cracked inside, rear is intact, pages are secure. 0 
Price: 15.00 USD
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100 Pictures of Norwich : The City of Gardens, Churches and Antiquities, Geo. A. Stephen (Selected and Described by)
5 100 Pictures of Norwich : The City of Gardens, Churches and Antiquities Geo. A. Stephen (Selected and Described by)
Norwich, England Jarrold & Sons, Ltd. 1935 Probable First Edition Hardcover (Pictorial Papercovered Boards) Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Black and white photographs with descriptions portraying the remarkable features of Norwich, England. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 109 pages. Book Condition : Good-; pages are lightly aged with a couple small spots and one tiny hole otherwise clean, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has some aging and chipping around the edges, heavier chipping to spine. Hinges are intact and pages secure. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Chronicles and Annals of Mediaeval Ireland & Wales (Series: Studies in Celtic History) Grabowski, K. ; D. Dumville
Woodbridge, Suffolk, Great Britain Boydell Press 1984 0851151671 / 9780851151670 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
The backbone of historical accounts of Ireland, Scotland and Wales to the twelfth century is provided by annalistic texts which are related to one another in varying ways. This volume seeks to provide a series of models for the investigation of these Celtic annalistic texts. Kathryn Grabowski carries out a complete text-historical analysis of these southern Irish annals for the years 431-1092... David Dumville studies the major source, the "Clonmacnoise Chronicle". Brown cloth boards, yellow printed jacket. X, 242 pp., some map illustrations. Condition: would be near fine if not for owner's stamp and signature on title page. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow Volume 1 Gronow, Rees Howell
London, England John C. Nimmo 1900 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Grego, Joseph 
Subtitled : "Being Anecdotes of the Camp, Courts, Clubs, and Society 1810-1860". Volume 1 of the memoirs of a Regency period British soldier and society figure who served in Spain and also in the campaigns against Napoleon (including Waterloo). 16 b&w plates. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; bookplate inside front cover; light bumping to spine ends; binding relaxed. No Dust Jacket. Publisher is listed as John C. Nimmo, London, but spine end is marked Scribner's New York (same year). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 A Personal Look at the Sheldon Museum Cultural Center Hakkinen, Elisabeth ; Harriet S. Brakken
Haines, Alaska Chilkat Valley Historical Society 1983 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Signed by Author(s)
Haines, Alaska, is featured on the Discovery show "Gold Rush." Includes early 1900s photos of Porcupine Creek, a site filmed in the show. Signed and inscribed by author, Elisabeth Hakkinen, whose parents conceived the idea for the museum and gathered significantly to the collection. Also includes some Tlingit history and artifacts. Tan wraps, stapled binding, pictorial cover, 36 pp., profusely illustrated in black and white. Condition: Very Good; vertical crease on cover parallel to but not including the totem pole image. Appears to be the 1st printing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 The Causes of the War of 1812 Horsman, Reginald
Philadelphia PA University of Pennsylvania Press 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Horsman argues that British insistence on commercial supremacy, expressed through Maritime policy, was the primary cause for the conflict. American expansionism, relative to Native American tribes and Canada, have been over exaggerated as causes in Horsman's view. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; small stain to front free end paper; minimal age toning. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; discoloration to spine due to sunlight; smudging/staining to rear DJ especially at bottom left; price unclipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 The Lordship of Ireland in the Middle Ages James F Lydon
Dublin, Ireland Gill and Macmillan 1972 0802018831 / 9780802018830 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Irish 1st Edition, Gill and Macmillan 1972. Thematic examination of medieval Irish history, the adoption of a feudal system, and the eventual collapse of the system due to England's financial woes and the resurgence of traditional Irish culture in the Gaelic revival. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to edged; price clipped; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 The Agricultural Revolution Kerridge, Eric
London England George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1967 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good, Ex-Seminary Library. Import. Well-researched book argues that the British Agricultural Revolution occurred in the 16th and 17th centuries not later as is normally supposed. Includes over 40 brief descriptions of individual farming areas. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no text markings; bookplate and a few spots inside front cover; catalog labels on spine end and rear cover; pocket removed inside rear cover tearing paper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 The Twilight of British Rule in Revolutionary America: The New York Letter Book of General James Robertson, 1780-1783 Klein, Milton M. and Ronald W. Howard (editors)
Cooperstown NY The New York State Historical Association 1983 0917334124 / 9780917334122 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a biographical study of General James Robertson, a British commander who spent 27 years in America including the French and indian War and the American Revolution. His letters open a window on the morale of the British during the Revolutionary War. Of particular importance is the insight into his service as provincial governor of New York, part of a a changed British strategy that attempted (and failed) stress cicil rather than military governance of the colonies. Book Condition : Very Good+; no internal markings; binding tight. Dust jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear to edges; light rubbing; tear at top left rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Old English Preverbal Ge-: Its meaning Lindemann, J.W. Richard
Charlottesville VA University Press of Virginia 1970 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Scholarly monograph on Anglo-Saxon linguistics and the GE- preverb. Section 1 is A Re-Examination of Some Current Doctrines, Section 2 is The "Meaning" of the Morpheme ; Empirical Assumptions and Linguistic Evidence. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; a few fingerprint smudges to cover; slight fading to gilt lettering on spine. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 The 19th Century: A History Mackenzie, Robert
London, England Thomas Nelson and Sons 1898 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
14th Edition, Revised 1898. British import. United Kingdom/Victorian- centric survey history of the 19th century. Divided into books, with the first largely covering Napoleon, the second concerning Great Britain, and the third Europe and the United States. Includes interesting pieces on social conditions, Chartism and reform, Christian missions, India, and colonial rule. Book Condition : Very Good; former owner's name erased from front free end paper, no text marks; light age toning to text block; bumping to spine ends; light marking to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 The Reign of Queen Anne (2 Volume Set) McCarthy. Justin
London, England and New York NY Harper & Brothers 1902 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1902 2 Volume Set. Well-received biography of Anne, last of the Stuart rulers of England. During her reign the Act of Union joined England and Scotland to form Great Britain and the War of Spanish Succession presaged Great Britain's rise as a a world power. Book Conditions : Good; no text marks gift inscription on front free end paper of Vol. 1; wear to spine ends, edges, and cover corners, light scuffing; light age toning to page edges; some pages uncut. No Dust Jackets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 The Georgian Heritage (Architectural Treasures of Early America) Mullins, Lisa C. (editor) and Roy Underhill (consultant)
Harrisburg PA National Historical Society 1988 0918678374 / 9780918678379 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Focused largely on the Georgian architectural style in Great Britain, this book includes chapters on The Relation of Georgian Architecture to Carpentry, Eighteenth Century Architecture, Georgian Churches in London, Georgian Architecture in Dublin, and more. One chapter is on The Hotel Cluny of a New England Village. Volume 15, from the Architectural Treasures of Early America Series. Book Condition : Fine, appears unread. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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17 Clare College 1326-1926 (2 volume set) University Hall 1326-1346, Clare Hall 1346-1856 N/A
Cambridge University Press 1928 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Prepared to commemorate the institution's extenisve history over 6 centuriesl, with the second volume published in 1930. Half marbled boards, black cloth spine, gilt titles and ornamentation. Vol. 1, xxvi, 270 pp.; vol. 2, 271-660; printed on thick paper, map-illustrated endpapers front and rear, color frontis., many illustrations of people and places, plates and in-text. Condition: Good; ex-seminary library some cover labels, bookplate, t.p. verso notations, loss where pocket removed, but no highlighting or other marks; corner wear with some loss to paper cover. This set is quite heavy and will have extra shipping costs. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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A History of the Origins of the First Jewish Community in Scotland - Edinburgh 1816, Phillips,Abel
18 A History of the Origins of the First Jewish Community in Scotland - Edinburgh 1816 Phillips,Abel
Edinburgh, UK John Donald Publishers Ltd. 1979 Edition Unstated Soft cover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Blue wraps, 45 pp. Pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has some scuffing, rubbing and edge wear. Chapters: The First Synagogue 1825; The Jewish School; A Case of Murder; The First Minister; The Age of Emancipation; Appendix. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 The Persecuted Family: A Narrative of the Sufferings of the Presbyterians in the Reign of Charles II Pollock, Robert
Boston MA Kimball and Williams 1829 2nd Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
2nd American edition from 2 Edinburgh Edition. Historical fiction surrounding the Scottish Presbyterians (Covenanters) and their persecution following Charles II's restoration to the Scottish throne. Book Condition : Good-, Ex-Seminary Library; internal binding re-secured with binding tape and string; no text marks; former owner's name on title page, rubber stamp inside front cover; foxing throughout; occasional page creasing; catalog label at top right front cover; staining to covers, wear to edges and corners; slip on rear free end paper which also has a corner torn off. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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20 A History of Technology, Volume III: From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution c. 1500-c. 1750 Singer, Charles et al. (editors)
New York NY Oxford University Press 1957 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
25 articles by American and European scholars divided into five sections : Primary Production (food, mining, metals), Manufacture (tools, textiles, glass); Material Civilization (town planning, military, printing); Communications (bridges, ships, cartography); and Approach to Science (calendars, time keeping, chemicals).Numerous illustrations and 32 b&w full-page plates at rear. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; some of the glossy plate pages at rear sticking together at edges; some spotting to text block; small sticker remnant at top right front cover. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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