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1 London On Thames In Bygone Days Birch, G.H.
London, England Seeley and Co. 1903 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
History of London from Roman and Saxon times through the Victorian period. Well illustrated, 92 pp. including 4 color and 28 b&w plates. BookCondition : Good; no text marks; pencil note on front free end paper; age toning inside covers; scattered foxing especially near page edges; light spotting to text block; bumping to spine ends and cover corners. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
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2 Stuart Tracts, 1603-1693 C.H. Firth (Introduction)
New York NY Cooper Square Publishers 1964 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
An English Garner. Anthology of 16 British pieces from the 17th century. Includes an account of Queen Elizabeth I's death, King James, various naval adventures, and more. Book Condition : Very Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks; bookplate inside front cover; catalog label on bottom spine; slip, label, and pocket inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket. 
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3 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. 
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4 The Trial of Thomas More E. E. Reynolds
New York NY The Notable Trials Library 1993 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Notable Trials Library edition. 1/4 leather, gilt text block, sewn-in ribbon marker. Relatively objective account of More's actions, prosecution, and eventual execution for treason against KingHenry VIII. Fleshes out the person for those who only know him through Catholic hagiography or the film "A Man for All Seasons". Book Condition : Fine; unmarked. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
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5 Glastonbury Abbey: Fifth Report on the Discoveries Made During the Excavations F. Bligh Bond
Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society 1912 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
16 pp. side-stapled booklet containing a reprint of a 1912 journal article. Bond believed that Glastonbury Abbey, sometimes associated with Arthurian and Grail legends, and other medieval buildings were built according to gematria (alpha numberic cipher). Bond also used psychic archaelology, guided in his excavation by mediums claiming to have ocontact with deceased monks from the abbey. Multiple b&w and color illustrations. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; cover corner curling; small rust spots near staples. 
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6 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 
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100 Pictures of Norwich : The City of Gardens, Churches and Antiquities, Geo. A. Stephen (Selected and Described by)
7 100 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. 
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8 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 
Provides a series of models for the investigation of Celtic annalistic texts that form the core of historical accounts of Ireland, Scotland and Wales . "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. 242 pp., some map illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; owners name and rubber stamp on title page, no other text marks; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 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). 
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10 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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11 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: 12.50 USD
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12 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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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. 
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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 Clare College 1326-1926 (2 volume set) University Hall 1326-1346, Clare Hall 1346-1856 N/A
Cambridge, England 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: 50.00 USD
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17 The Early Irish Church: From the Beginnings to the Two Doves (History of Ireland Series) Paul R. Lonigan
Woodside NY Celtic Heritage Press 1986 0961475315 / 9780961475314 2nd Edition Soft cover Good Minus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Paperback, computer printed. Revised 2nd Edition. 78 pp. w/6 b& w maps. Introduction to Irish cultural and religious antecedents and the spread of Christianity. Touches on folklore and mythology. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; binding tape reinforcing spine starting to peel off; Library of Congress surplus stamp on front cover and title page; rubbing, scuffing, and staining to covers. 
Price: 15.00 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 Presbyterian Roots in Scotland : Home-land of Presbyterianism Swaim, William T.
Harrisburg PA Privately Published 1995 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This booklet offers a brief history of the development of Presbyterianism in Scotland with emphasis on church governance, the importance of the laity, and contrasts between Lutheranism and Presbyterianism. Book Condition : Near Fine; minimal wear to cover corners and edges; no internal markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Journal of the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations from January 1764 to December 1767 Preserved in the Public Record, Unstated
20 Journal of the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations from January 1764 to December 1767 Preserved in the Public Record Unstated
Wiesbaden Germany Kraus Reprint / Kraus-Thomson Organization Ltd. 1970 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback- green cloth with gilt lettering on spine only, no dustjacket. 484 pp. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Reprint of original 1936 issue.This is Volume 12 in the series and lists the Commissions with dates, and with the page references to the volumes from the year 1704 to 1767. There is also a list of Governors for the various plantations. This is in a Meeting Minutes format including excerpted letters to and from the Colonies. In addition to the American Colonies, included are the Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Jamaica, plus Canada (Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and Quebec). Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; a few spots to text block and covers.No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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